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World At least 10 killed in Somalia gunbattle: security officer
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The attack began when the vehicle bomb went off near the home of appeals court chief Judge Abshir Omar, and security forces fought off gunmen who tried to force their way inside, Hussein said . The hotel is frequently patronized by government officials. "I have been running to and fro from the blast scene to hospitals since yesterday (Thursday) evening in search of my husband and brother ..." "There was gunfire too".

World Bernie Sanders launches 2020 presidential campaign
Author: 0 Bernie Sanders launches 2020 presidential campaign

On Friday morning, Bernie Sanders stopped by The View to discuss his 2020 presidential campaign. He went on to knock President Donald Trump , saying, "Unlike Donald Trump who shut down the government and left 800,000 federal employees without income it pay their bills, I know what it is like to be in a family that lives paycheck to paycheck".

World U.S. vows Philippines aid against armed attack in South China Sea
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Lorenzana's push for greater certainty comes amid a rapid buildup by Beijing of military assets, coastguard and fishing militia in the South China Sea , most notably on and around artificial islands in the Spratly archipelago. Trump, who has invited him to visit the White House. This view differed from Locsin's. Asked by reporters whether or not Duterte will make a visit to the U.S., Locsin said, "specific dates will have to wait for the end of the elections".

World United States imposes new sanctions on Maduro, revokes visas of associates
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The US Treasury said the six current or former security officials controlled groups that blocked humanitarian aid from reaching people in Venezuela last weekend from neighbouring countries Colombia and Brazil. USA envoy for Venezuela Elliott Abrams said after the vote that "the time for a peaceful transition to democracy is now". "We are very closely cooperating and coordinating all our steps in the worldwide arena", Mr Lavrov said.

World German Officials Seize Family's Pet Pug, Sell Her On eBay
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He added that the city is undertaking an internal investigation. A wife and mother of three owed her town of Ahlen money, including some in unpaid pet taxes, and the city chose to seize her most valuable asset: Edda the dog. The former owner told the local newspaper that a court bailiff and two city officials arrived at her home in November to search for valuables to repay the debts owed to the city, but accepts that the confiscation was legal.

World Protest erupts after anti-Muslim display at W.Va. Capitol
Author: 0 Protest erupts after anti-Muslim display at W.Va. Capitol

The poster features the burning World Trade Center buildings on 9/11/2011 with an image of Rep. Omar superimposed over it. "'Never forget' - You said ", was written over the Twin Towers. "As we began today's floor session, we had a series of incidents occur in and outside of our Chamber that absolutely do not reflect the character and civility the people of this state demand of their public servants", Hanshaw's statement read .

World Huawei Units Plead Not Guilty to Trade Secret Theft Charges - Justice Dept
Author: 0 Huawei Units Plead Not Guilty to Trade Secret Theft Charges - Justice Dept

The government past year set up a high-level panel tasked with creating a road-map for 5G rollouts in India. A trial is now set for March 2, 2020. Huawei is expected to deliver components needed for building 5G networks to major telecom carriers operating in Germany, namely Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone and Telefonica, said Vincent Pang, president of Huawei Western Europe, in an interview with German newspaper Rheinische Post .

World Osama bin Laden's son stripped of Saudi citizenship
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Saudi Arabia also announced Friday it had revoked the citizenship of Hamza bin Laden via a royal decree in November. In 2015, Hamza was introduced by Osama Bin Laden's successor Ayman al-Zawahiri in an audio message. His father returned to Saudi Arabia and later fled to Sudan after criticizing the kingdom for allowing USA troops to deploy in the country during the 1991 Gulf War.

Author: 0 Donald Trump predicts he'll be re-elected in 2020 with increased majority

Trump hugged the American flag as he arrived to speak at CPAC 2019, in Oxon Hill, Md., on Saturday, March 2. "America is respected again, and the world knows it". "Unfortunately, you put the wrong people in a couple of positions and they leave people for a long time that shouldn't be there and all of a sudden they are trying to take you out with bullshit, okay?" During his discussion on firing former FBI Director James Comey , the president brought up the "lyin' James Comey" nickname and ...

World North Korea Leader Kim Says Ready to Denuclearize
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President Donald Trump at the Metropole Hotel in Hanoi . "We have so far made lots of efforts, and it's time to show them", Kim said. North Korea has spent decades, at great economic sacrifice, building its nuclear program, and there are doubts that it will give away that program without getting something substantial from the U.S.

World It's official, Labour now back a second Brexit referendum
Author: 0 It's official, Labour now back a second Brexit referendum

But it is understood that a motion for a second referendum is now the only Parliamentary option being pursued ahead of the next "meaningful vote" on May's Brexit deal due before MPs by March 12. "The prime minister's botched deal provides no certainty or guarantees for the future", he said, accusing May of running down the clock in a "grotesquely reckless" way.

World 2,000 Buildings Flooded in California as Storms Slam West
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The Sonoma Sheriff's Office said in a statement that Guerneville is "officially an island " because all roads leading to it are covered by water. Supervisor Lynda Hopkins advised residents in the flood areas to avoid contact with the water because it may contain human and animal waste, medical and household waste and sharp objects.

World Washington Gov. Inslee joins Democratic presidential field
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But Inslee is certainly the first candidate to make climate change the centerpiece of his campaign. The main mission statement on Inslee's campaign website is all about climate change , but it also illustrates how it can affect a large range of other issues, including the economy and national security.

World Justin Trudeau set to shuffle cabinet on Friday
Author: 0 Justin Trudeau set to shuffle cabinet on Friday

At the meeting, Trudeau and Wernick allegedly urged Wilson-Raybould to consider the economic and political implications if SNC-Lavalin moved their operations because of the prosecution. Other political leaders have called for more investigations into the affair - and the country's ethics commissioner is investigating. Jagmeet Singh , leader of the opposition NDP, said there should be a public inquiry but stopped short of c alling for Trudeau to step down.

World Winter Weather Headed Our Way
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Here, a trace to maybe an inch of accumulation is possible. The blue area is our transition zone. Expect mostly sunny skies and warm afternoon temperatures hitting the upper 70s and possibly 80°. Essex, Hudson, and Union. The graphics are the weather alerts for tomorrow and the snowfall graphic is for tomorrow ( Saturday ) only. The Missouri Department of Transportation issued a "no travel advisory" for the weekend.

World Backed Syrian fighters advance on 2 fronts against IS
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Two helicopters for the US-led coalition were seen circling the area of fighting around noon Saturday. The SDF, the main Kurdish led-partner of the US-led coalition against IS in Syria , has been trying to evacuate thousands of civilians in Baghouz before storming it or forcing the surrender of the remaining jihadists, who the SDF has said are mostly foreigners.

World George Bush’s Ex-Service Dog, Sully Lands New Job With US Navy
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The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center welcomed him aboard Wednesday to serve in its facility dog program. Sully's main job will be interacting with patients to help reduce their stress. With a shake of the paw to symbolize yes, Sully became a US Navy Hospital Corpsman, second class. We knew he was the right dog for the job, especially with Mr.

World IAF fighter jet crashed in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam
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It said strikes had been taken at non-military targets avoiding civilian casualties. Military spokesman Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said the Pakistan air force had shot down the jets after they crossed the border while two pilots have been captured.

World Cummings Demands Requested Docs On Security Clearances After Kushner Report
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Earlier this year, Cummings said the House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee, which he heads, would investigate the White House security clearance process. "New stories, if accurate, do not change what was affirmed at the time ", Mirijanian said. Cummings said that "today, I am writing in light of grave new reports that - just eight days after the Committee launched this investigation - President Trump may have falsely claimed that he played no role in the ...

World Bomb kills 11 near judge's home, hotel in Somali capital
Author: 0 Bomb kills 11 near judge's home, hotel in Somali capital

The attack, which began with a pair of auto bombs on Thursday night as Somalis relaxed in a popular neighbourhood of restaurants and bars, was one of the most serious in months and was quickly claimed by the al Qaeda-linked al-Shabab. Somalia has been convulsed by lawlessness and violence since 1991. The gunmen then seized a nearby building and were surrounded. "The scene is fearful ...

World Indian fire kills 2 Kashmir civilians
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The official said a civilian was killed in later protests over the clash. Their father was also critically injured. The Wing Commander was captured when his MiG-21 among two Indian military aircraft was shot down by Pakistan Air Force after they ventured into the Pakistani airspace.

World Reports indicate Trump ordered Kushner's security clearance, despite concerns
Author: 0 Reports indicate Trump ordered Kushner's security clearance, despite concerns

Cummings told White House Counsel Pat Cipollone to produce the security clearance records - which are part of an existing request - "immediately" and asked that each witness identified by the committee be scheduled for an interview. A spokesman for Kushner's attorney said on Friday that the explanations given about Jared and Ivanka's clearances were accurate based on the information available then, suggesting that if Trump had intervened, they didn't know that at the time they discussed it ...

World Indian aircraft downed as tensions escalate
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is in Vietnam as President Trump holds his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, said in a statement issued Tuesday that he had spoken to his counterparts in India and Pakistan . On Tuesday, India launched airstrikes in Pakistan that it later claimed killed hundreds of suspected fighters. "Since the existing NOTAM is effective until 2359 hours of February 28, Pakistan airspace shall remain closed".

World Pakistan to Begin Dialogue With India Whenever New Delhi Ready - Ambassador
Author: 0 Pakistan to Begin Dialogue With India Whenever New Delhi Ready - Ambassador

But India made it clear that the latest escalation has changed its strategy and that going forward, it will strike, including inside Pakistan , if they receive intelligence of an attack in the planning. The United States has been actively mediating, to avert any risk of the two countries sliding toward their fourth war since independence from British colonial rule in 1947.

World Canada Moves Forward with Huawei CFO extradition process
Author: 0 Canada Moves Forward with Huawei CFO extradition process

In a statement, Ms Meng's defence team said they are disappointed by the decision "in the face of the political nature of the United States charges" and in the wake of comments made by the U.S. Both Meng and Huawei have denied the US allegations. Legal experts had predicted the Liberal government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau would give the go-ahead for extradition proceedings, given the close judicial relationship between Canada and the United States.

World Egyptian transport minister resigns after deadly train crash
Author: 0 Egyptian transport minister resigns after deadly train crash

Google mourned on Wednesday the victims of the tragic accident that took place at Cairo's main rail station leaving 20 killed and more than 40 injured. The fire reportedly erupted after a train crashed into a barrier. Footage also showed fire engulfing the train and a nearby platform and people rushing to help the casualties.

World IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman's parents get standing ovation on Chennai-Delhi flight
Author: 0 IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman's parents get standing ovation on Chennai-Delhi flight

At an election rally in Tamil Nadu, the pilot's home state, Modi said, "Every Indian is proud that fearless Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman is from Tamil Nadu". Police in the Indian-controlled Kashmir said one man was wounded and at least two civilian homes were damaged in the cross-border shelling. Hostilities between India and Pakistan have mounted since a terror attack killed 40 paramilitary police in India's Kashmir region on February 14, an attack claimed by a Pakistan-based ...