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World Elizabeth Warren apologized to Cherokee Nation over DNA test, tribe says
Author: 0 Elizabeth Warren apologized to Cherokee Nation over DNA test, tribe says

Nearly immediately after Warren announced her results, the Cherokee Nation put out a statement, saying that Warren's "continued claims of tribal heritage" were "undermining tribal interests". "I am not a person of color; I am not a citizen of a tribe", she said. "Now that her claims of being of Indian heritage have turned out to be a scam and a lie, Elizabeth Warren should apologize for perpetrating this fraud against the American Public", Trump wrote in one social media post.

World Federal Investigators Obtained ‘Several Years’ Worth of Records Following Roger Stone’s Arrest
Author: 0 Federal Investigators Obtained ‘Several Years’ Worth of Records Following Roger Stone’s Arrest

Stone can "discuss foreign relations, immigration or Tom Brady as much as he wants to", Jackson said , referring to the star New England Patriots quarterback who will be playing in the Super Bowl on Sunday. For the same reason, she issued a gag order in Paul Manafort's recent case. STONE thereafter told the Trump Campaign about potential future releases of damaging material by Organization 1'.

World 14th Canadian envoy falls ill in Cuba
Author: 0 14th Canadian envoy falls ill in Cuba

There is no evidence that Canadian travellers to Cuba are at risk, officials said . Canada's decision comes after a new report concerning a diplomat who arrived in Cuba in the summer who was found to have symptoms on December 29 of the mysterious illness that causes problems including nausea, dizziness, headaches and trouble concentrating.

World USA man accused of pouring ice on floor and faking fall
Author: 0 USA man accused of pouring ice on floor and faking fall

When the incident occurred Goldinsky was subcontracted to perform work at a company in Woodbridge. Goldinsky is seen flat on his back, with his hat off his head as he waits to be discovered. "The prosecution of insurance fraud is part of the Attorney General's statewide insurance fraud crackdown through its County Prosecutor Insurance Fraud Reimbursement Program", the statement said.

World In reversal, Trump now says he and intel chiefs in agreement
Author: 0 In reversal, Trump now says he and intel chiefs in agreement

It has repeatedly demanded a lifting of punishing US-led sanctions and has also sought a formal end to the war, as well as security guarantees. The US special representative on North Korea, Stephen Biegun, was to say in a speech Thursday that the United States remains "clear-eyed" and wants a firm accounting of Pyongyang's weapons programs as part of any deal.

World 5 things to know about Senator Cory Booker
Author: 0 5 things to know about Senator Cory Booker

From City Hall, Booker became one of the country's best-known mayors, leveraging his fame into attention and lucrative investments for Newark. While his savvy on both social and traditional media earned him a high profile, Booker has also faced criticism from progressives for appearing too close to both Wall Street and pharmaceutical companies, a major industry in New Jersey.

World Joshua Tree may need centuries to recover from government shutdown
Author: 0 Joshua Tree may need centuries to recover from government shutdown

It's not clear what will happen or if another shutdown is possible if Congress and the president don't reach a deal by February 15, when the temporary spending measure that was approved Friday expires. Azalea campground in Kings Canyon National Park continues to be open without reservations, as is typical this time of year. Please visit www.nps.gov/mapr for updated information about the park.

World Moscow: Russian Hypersonic Weapons Eliminate Threat From US Exit From INF Treaty
Author: 0 Moscow: Russian Hypersonic Weapons Eliminate Threat From US Exit From INF Treaty

United States officials also have expressed concern that China , which isn't part of the treaty, is deploying large numbers of missiles in Asia that the USA can't counter because it's bound by the treaty. "There have been various critics, across the spectrum, saying the INF treaty was out of date because it was something the USA and Soviet Union had agreed to, but countries such as China hadn't.

World Learners killed, dozens injured as bridge collapses outside Jhb school
Author: 0 Learners killed, dozens injured as bridge collapses outside Jhb school

One deceased learner has been positively identified, but the two, we are still interacting with the school. The Hoerskool Driehoek is 45 years old and has a population of 1,060 learners. - Christa Eybers, Reporter - Eyewitness NewsOverall, 26 children were affected by the disaster. He urged police authorities to wrap up their investigations quickly so that the children's remains could be released to their families.

World Why the European Union is helping Iran avoid U.S. sanctions
Author: 0 Why the European Union is helping Iran avoid U.S. sanctions

The measures involved are created to protect European firms from USA court action and allow them to recover any financial damages related to the sanctions. But the initiative, of modest economic value if big political symbolism, is unlikely to do much to placate Tehran's pleas for economic dividends from staying in the deal.

World Interim budget 2019-20
Author: 0 Interim budget 2019-20

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said the fiscal deficit will be at 3.4 per cent of GDP this year. No railway fare hike was announced in the Railway Budget for 2019. This will be an interim budget ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha Elections, in which PM Narendra Modi-led NDA government will try to woo voters through tax sops.

World Senate vote rebukes Trump on Syria, Afghanistan
Author: 0 Senate vote rebukes Trump on Syria, Afghanistan

Trump has also ordered the military to develop plans to remove up to half of the 14,000 US forces in Afghanistan. Trump's administration has announced plans to bring all US forces home from Syria, saying that the Islamic State militant group had been defeated.

World Major travel disruption as heavy snow hits England and Wales
Author: 0 Major travel disruption as heavy snow hits England and Wales

He told the Press Association: "A police search and rescue vehicle has just driven past but that's the first service vehicle I've seen". "The snow is heading eastwards and will cause significant disruption tonight". Health services are also warning people to stay warm and look out for alederly and vulnerable neighbours. Mid and south Wales will also have snow, and it will move into central and southern parts of England, and into south east England.

World Pelosi, Trump agree to February 5 date for State of the Union
Author: 0 Pelosi, Trump agree to February 5 date for State of the Union

In another, he added: Let's just call them WALLS from now on and stop playing political games! Trump on Thursday tamped down expectations, telling GOP negotiators they were "wasting their time". "Smart border security is not overly reliant on physical barriers", said Lowey as the session began Wednesday. "Meanwhile, the number of undocumented immigrants crossing our border or attempting to cross remain not at alarming highs but at historic lows".

World Jolo Cathedral twin bombing kills at least 20 worshippers and troops
Author: 0 Jolo Cathedral twin bombing kills at least 20 worshippers and troops

The Philippine presidential spokesperson said on Sunday afternoon that "authorities are now investigating these brazen attacks, which includes identifying the group behind the blast". The military is investigating a report that the second bomb may have been connected to a parked motorcycle near the church. The Japanese Embassy added that it condemned the terrorist attack, noting that it would continue to support the Philippines on promoting peace and stability in Mindanao.

World Trump Pans Fox News Over Coverage of Border Wall Negotiations
Author: 0 Trump Pans Fox News Over Coverage of Border Wall Negotiations

Donald Trump made a rare attack on State TV network FOX News in a tweet on Sunday night, accusing them of misreporting on how wonderfully he's doing. But when Kilmeade, who hosts a show well-known for being closely watched by the president, finally offered his take, it contained more than a touch of irony.

World Chris Christie Explains How Trump ‘Blew It’ With Government Shutdown
Author: 0 Chris Christie Explains How Trump ‘Blew It’ With Government Shutdown

In an interview with PBS's Margaret Hoover on "Firing Line" released Tuesday, Christie unloads on the senior Kushner for the crimes that he prosecuted him for. Trump allegedly argued, saying that Christie was doing his job: "He was doing what he was supposed to be doing, your father pled guilty". The Schulders, in turn, brought the tape to prosecutors, who tracked down the prostitute and threatened her with arrest.

World Russian company indicted in Mueller probe improperly tweeted information, court filing says
Author: 0 Russian company indicted in Mueller probe improperly tweeted information, court filing says

Prosecutors cite a Twitter account that surfaced a year ago purporting to have a stolen copy of evidence provided to the company. Some file folder names and folder structure on the webpage matched what the Mueller team had produced. It said: "The person who created the webpage used their knowledge of the non-sensitive discovery to make it appear as though the irrelevant files contained on the webpage were the sum total evidence of "IRA and Russian collusion " gathered by law enforcement in ...

World Some Democrats Want a Primary Against Ocasio-Cortez
Author: 0 Some Democrats Want a Primary Against Ocasio-Cortez

This sort of tax is appealing to those who look at ultra-wealthy people like, say, Jared Kushner, who manages to avoid paying any income tax at all because they can manipulate the numbers to technically have a negative income while their net worth keeps rising.

World Hertfordshire weather: snow is on the way | Weather
Author: 0 Hertfordshire weather: snow is on the way | Weather

Snow showers could return on Wednesday and there is a risk of further disruptive snow and ice to parts of the country towards the end of the week. Thereafter, the weather is often likely to remain changeable with further spells of rain, sleet and snow, interspersed by sunshine and showers.

World Hard border in Ireland if no Brexit deal: European Union spokesman
Author: 0 Hard border in Ireland if no Brexit deal: European Union spokesman

Jeremy Corbyn has out at the prime minister for stymieing attempts to find a cross-party consensus through her refusal to rule out a no-deal Brexit . His fellow party member Angela Eagle said Mrs May was "trying to get her dead deal through the House by playing chicken with Brexiteers" in refusing to rule out No Deal.

World SNOW and ICE warning issued as chart shows WHERE snow will strike
Author: 0 SNOW and ICE warning issued as chart shows WHERE snow will strike

As the low pressure rakes westwards through Britain, torrential rain, heavy snow and sleet is forecast to fall throughout Tuesday until Wednesday afternoon, according to the Met Office . "Tomorrow, Any falling snow will quickly move away to the east leaving behind clearer conditions but also very cold with a significant wind chill as well as ice in some places".

World Woman Dies After Falling Down Subway Steps Holding a Stroller
Author: 0 Woman Dies After Falling Down Subway Steps Holding a Stroller

Goodson's mother told the outlet her daughter suffered from a medical condition, which could have contributed to the fall. "I'm just still trying to take it all in", Goodson's mother Tamika Goodson told the New York Post . The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), which also is investigating, called Ms Goodson's death "a heartbreaking tragedy". The MTA is forever facing budget shortfalls after decades of mismanagement and corruption, and its oversight by state rather than city ...

World Trump to meet Beijing's trade envoy this week
Author: 0 Trump to meet Beijing's trade envoy this week

Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He is in Washington , with People's Bank of China governor Yi Gang and the vice finance minister, Liao Min, for meetings led on the USA side by the Trump administration's key trade negotiator, Robert Lighthizer, and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin.

World Stacey Abrams to deliver Dem response to State of the Union
Author: 0 Stacey Abrams to deliver Dem response to State of the Union

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said Tuesday that Abrams "embodies the American Dream". The response is a rebuttal delivered by the opposing party. "What I am trying to do is decide what's the right job, am I right person and is this the right time". "I plan to deliver a vision for prosperity and equality, where everyone in our nation has a voice and where each of those voices is heard", she said.

World School district keeping an eye on cold forecast
Author: 0 School district keeping an eye on cold forecast

Indianapolis Public Schools provide parents with a ' Wind Chill Chart ' on their website that shows parents when winds reach frostbite range. The Three Rivers Local School District was one of the first to call off classes for its 2,400 students Wednesday.

World US Intel: 'Iran Not Violating Nuclear Deal'
Author: 0 US Intel: 'Iran Not Violating Nuclear Deal'

Seoul's special representative for Korean Peninsula and security affairs, Lee Do-hoon, returned from Europe where he attended meetings with his North Korean counterparts and USA officials. troops from Syria, has said the armed group is defeated. The official said a Trump and Kim meeting could happen by early March, though added: "No one knows what Trump is thinking".

World Dispatcher Helps Boy With Homework Emergency
Author: 0 Dispatcher Helps Boy With Homework Emergency

The boy read her the problem - what is 3x4 + 1x4 - and Bundy walked him through the steps to solve it. The only minus? There are better places to call for help with math, he said. By asking the caller a series of questions, Bundy was able to figure out the boy was struggling with math - specifically fractions. Antonia Bundy said she's always been good at math, so she was happy to help.