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World Trump's more measured on border security talks
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But Trump met earlier Thursday with Sen. Just hours earlier, the president reiterated in his State of the Union a repeatedly debunked claim that El Paso was one of the country's most risky cities until the Secure Fence Act of 2006 was passed and several miles of barrier were built there.

World US envoy back from North Korea after talks on Trump-Kim summit
Author: 0 US envoy back from North Korea after talks on Trump-Kim summit

The Koreas in past months have discussed reconnecting railways and roads across their border, resuming operations at a jointly run factory park in the North Korean border town of Kaesong and restarting South Korean tours to the North's Diamond Mountain resort.

World Second Justin Fairfax accuser comes forward, alleges rape
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It is demonstrably false. "As one of seven working on a 359-page yearbook, I can not endorse or associate myself with every photo, entry, or word on each page", Norment said . "The allegations against Justin Fairfax are serious and credible". "Ms. Watson was raped by a basketball player during her sophomore year at Duke".

World Russia jails Dane for six years in Jehovah's Witnesses purge
Author: 0 Russia jails Dane for six years in Jehovah's Witnesses purge

The verdict was met with consternation around the world including from the U.S. Embassy, which expressed its concern and urged Russian Federation to respect individual's religious freedom. The couple later moved to Oryol because the climate is milder and housing cheaper. Now, almost 100 members of the group face charges in Russian Federation and more than 20 of them are in jail awaiting trial, according to the AFP .

World Drug Bust: Police Warn Mexican Cartels Targeting Australia
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Authorities in Canada also conducted searches in Burnaby, British Columbia, as they attempted to crack down on the global crime syndicate believed behind the smuggling. Australian Federal Police Assistant Commissioner Bruce Hill said: 'They have been sending smaller amounts over the years. Hill said that the quantity of drugs that were intercepted proved that Australia is being targeted by Mexican drug cartels.

World Storm Erik close in on Northern Ireland - warnings in place
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Storm Erik has hit and as a result has left more than 1,000 homes and businesses in the Keady area without power this morning (Friday). The Met Office has issued two weather warnings for Friday for strong winds across Northern Ireland and western Scotland until the evening, and for heavy rain in Scotland right through until Saturday afternoon.

World Subpoena Threat Jeopardizes Matthew Whitaker Congressional Testimony
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Nadler said that authorizing a subpoena for Whitaker was necessary because Whitaker failed to tell the committee whether the Trump administration would invoke privilege with respect to a series of questions they intend to ask about Whitaker's conversations with the White House about Mueller's probe and his decision not to recuse himself from the matter.

World What you need to know about the State of the Union address
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi , who won plaudits from Democrats for her hardline negotiating tactics during the shutdown, will be seated behind the president - a visual reminder of Trump's political opposition. The President stopped by to give a pep talk, as well. Their guests include federal workers who were affected by the government shutdown as well as Victorina Morales, an immigrant from Guatemala who was in the USA illegally and who had worked for Trump at his golf club in Bedminster, ...

World Thai Princess Ubolratana Mahidol running to be Prime Minister against military candidate
Author: 0 Thai Princess Ubolratana Mahidol running to be Prime Minister against military candidate

The announcement pits a royal-fronted party tied to the Shinawatras directly against a military party, whose own candidate was also announced this morning as junta leader Prayut Chan-O-Cha. Ubolratana, the eldest daughter of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, was born in Lausanne in 1951. "She is knowledgeable and is highly suitable". The Election Commission is required to endorse or reject all candidates by next Friday.

World Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala confirmed dead in plane crash
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Police have confirmed that the body recovered from a plane in the English Channel is that of Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala . His families who have been hoping for him to survive have been told the devastating news and they are being supported by specially-trained family liaison officers.

World Saudi crown prince had threatened to use 'bullet' on Khashoggi: NYTimes
Author: 0 Saudi crown prince had threatened to use 'bullet' on Khashoggi: NYTimes

Initially, Saudi Arabia claimed Khashoggi left the country's consulate alive. Reporting on a week-long mission with her team of three experts to Turkey , Callamard also said she requested access to Saudi Arabia. Asked about Friday's deadline, State Department spokesman Robert Palladino said that the United States had already taken action over Khashoggi's killing, pointing to last year's revocation of visas for almost two dozen Saudi officials and the freezing of assets of 17 others.

World Fluffy the cat thawed out after being caught in Montana snow
Author: 0 Fluffy the cat thawed out after being caught in Montana snow

Fluffy was found by her anxious owners-who live in Kalispell , Montana-completely buried in a snow bank on January 31, ABC News reported . The normal body temperature for a cat is typically around 101F. So low the staff couldn't even measure it on their thermometer. After a few more hours, Fluffy finally began to show signs of recovery. Fluffy was "thawed" out at the Animal Clinic of Kalispell .

World Ladies and gents, these are your new Emoji for 2019
Author: 0 Ladies and gents, these are your new Emoji for 2019

A new "people holding hands" emoji will let users mix and match different skin tones and genders, with 171 possible combinations. Emojis are small graphics and smiley faces you can send with your keyboard and incorporate in messages and online text.

World Ugandan minister lists 'sexy, curvy women' as tourist attraction
Author: 0 Ugandan minister lists 'sexy, curvy women' as tourist attraction

Kiwanda also said the issue of using Ugandan curvaceous women as a tourism product has been misinterpreted, because "tourism starts with people and that Uganda is beyond just animals and its people are the biggest tourism product". Simon Lokodo has condemned a campaign by his cabinet colleague, Godffery Suubi Kiwanda of using curvy women to promote tourism. Ugandan women were outraged at the proposal and have called for Kiwanda's resignation.

World John Cantlie: British IS hostage 'believed to be still alive'
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Cantlie was kept alive by ISIL and forced to front a series of propaganda videos . He did say officials believe Cantlie is being held by Islamic State operatives. Foley was beheaded in 2014, the grisly killing documented in a video released by ISIS. British minister was also asked about the British hostages around the world.

World Michigan Braces For Freezing Rain, Hazardous Roads Expected
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Freezing drizzle is expected to continue tonight and into Thursday morning. The weather service says freezing rain and sleet could change to rain before wrapping up, leaving a thin coating to up to a half-inch of ice depending on the location.

World Probe part of 'hysteria'
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This is an image of President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump at an Inaugural Ball at Washington, D.C., January 20, 2017. The subpoena also seeks committee memos and information regarding restrictions on donations "including but not limited to prohibitions on donations by foreign nationals or donations on behalf of a third party".

World Warren Called Herself ‘American Indian’ on 1986 Bar Registration
Author: 0 Warren Called Herself ‘American Indian’ on 1986 Bar Registration

While the senator's office is not disputing the card's authenticity, many have been skeptical about the authenticity of her native lineage, including President Trump who has mockingly awarded her the nickname " Pocahontas ". The yellow registration card, which is dated April 1986, was filled out in blue ink and signed by Warren, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday.

World Auto bomb attack in Somalia's Mogadishu kills at least 11 people
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So far officials say at least seven people have died in what is said to be a vehicle bomb explosion. "The US has now announced 10 airstrikes on Al-Shabaab already this year. Al Shabaab is an al-Qaeda-linked armed group fighting to overthrow the country's western-backed government and establish its own rule based on a strict interpretation of sharia law.

World Student finds man sitting in her closet, wearing her clothes
Author: 0 Student finds man sitting in her closet, wearing her clothes

Maddie told CBS News affiliate WFMY2 she asked the man whether he was going to do anything to her, to which he replied "No, no, no". "I slept with my roommate in her bed", Maddie told Fox 8 earlier this week. 'She apparently came home around her lunch break, heard a noise in her closet and found him in there, ' Greensboro Police spokesman Glenn said. Police said that was 30-year-old Andrew Swofford.

World Man mistaken for a ghost jailed after getting caught inside student’s closet
Author: 0 Man mistaken for a ghost jailed after getting caught inside student’s closet

It sounds like a raccoon in my closet. At another point, she nearly thought her home was haunted after she reported missing clothing and "a hand print on my bathroom wall and my mirror". Back in December, she needed to have the locks changed after finding two other unusual men in her living room, WGHP reported. And the girls reveal that this is not the first time unusual men have entered their apartment without them knowing.

World Trump reportedly spends 60 percent of schedule in unstructured
Author: 0 Trump reportedly spends 60 percent of schedule in unstructured "executive time"

You just kiss some babies and call it a day. In documents leaked to USA news website Axios , Trump's schedule shows how he has spent his time between November 6 all the way to February 1. 'President Trump has a different leadership style than his predecessors and the results speak for themselves, ' White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told the news website in a statement.

World Google Introduces New Password Checkup and Cross Account Protection
Author: 0 Google Introduces New Password Checkup and Cross Account Protection

Google also notes that it is addressing those times in which an attacker does make its way into your account via an app. Once installed, you just need to let it do its thing. Google has mentioned that this extension never reports any identifying information about your accounts, passwords, or device. If users have the Cross Account Protection implemented, they will be notified if a Google account has been compromised.

World Senate passes Middle East policy bill rebuking Syria troop withdrawal
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WASHINGTON ― The U.S. Senate on Monday voted overwhelmingly to approve a symbolic resolution urging President Donald Trump not to proceed with plans for a hasty withdrawal of U.S. US policy has been to keep troops in place until the extremists are eradicated. The U.S. -led coalition fighting against the Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq Monday denied it faced a head-to-head encounter with the Iran-backed militia known as the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) in the Nineveh province ...

World Britain's Brexit Freedom Will Be Heavenly, Nigel Farage Tells Tusk
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There are just 50 days to go until Britain leaves the European Union and "our most important task is to prevent a No Deal scenario", he stressed. Varadkar, visiting Brussels a day before May as Ireland strives to protect its interests in the bloc as its former colonial ruler and main trading partner quits, said the Brexit deal made previous year was "the best deal possible".

World Pope Francis admits nuns have been sexually abused by clergy
Author: 0 Pope Francis admits nuns have been sexually abused by clergy

Alessandro Gisotti of the Vatican press office later told CBS News that the order in question had been based in France. The issue was raised amid the Catholic Church's overarching scandal of the sexual abuse of minors as hundreds of clergy have been identified over the previous year with decades-old abuses that have been covered up and the "Me Too" era awareness that women, nuns in this case, can be victims of abuse when there is an imbalance of power in the relationship.