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World News Overloaded dinghy carrying 120 migrants sinks, three survive
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It appeared to be the latest tragedy on the risky central Mediterranean route from North Africa to Europe. An Italian military plane on sea patrol on Friday had first sighted the dinghy sinking in rough waters about 93km northeast of Tripoli and had thrown two safety rafts into the water before leaving due to a lack of fuel, Italian navy spokesman Fabio Agostini told the TV channel RaiNews24.

World News Putin warns West on Balkans as Serbia provides lavish welcome
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Of Serbia's eight neighbours, five are North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members and two more are seeking membership; four are in the European Union and two more are working towards accession. However, the unilateral partition of Kosovo is clearly unacceptable to Pristina, which led to Kosovo's President Hashim Thaçi proposing "corrections of borders" that would reportedly involve a land swap between the two countries: exchanging Serb-populated territories in northern Kosovo for the ...

World News U.S. shutdown: George W Bush gives pizza to security team
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Bush also urged politicians to come together to put an end to the shutdown. Bush delivered pizzas to the Secret Service personnel on Friday. "As of this past Friday, roughly 800,000 federal employees have missed their first paycheck". Turning the post into a call for bipartisanship, Bush added, "It's time for leaders on both sides to put politics aside, come together, and end this shutdown".

World News 21 dead, dozens injured after pipeline explosion in Mexico
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Separate television footage showed the pipeline gushing a fountain of fuel earlier in the day and people moving in with containers. Fuel was seen spouting dozens of feet into the air from the tap. And another pipeline burst into flames in the neighbouring state of Queretaro, because of another illegal tap. A charred vehicle at the scene of that fire also suggested fuel theft may have been involved.

World News Women’s March Leader Refuses to Acknowledge Israel’s Right to Exist
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Wasserman Schultz, who is Jewish, pointed to a particular instance she calls "most troubling", where the national movement has aligned itself with Nation of Islam (NOI) leader Louis Farrakhan . "Yet, at nearly every turn, Mallory has failed to clearly denounce Farrakhan". Ms. Wasserman Schultz , who led the DNC from 2011 to 2016, represents the most prominent elected Democrat to repudiate publicly the Women's March, although other Democratic and progressive groups have distanced ...

World News Hundreds of migrants dig under border wall
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However, the bollards had been created to stop people in vehicles, not on foot, Border Patrol spokesman Jose Garibay said, and in those spots, there was no concrete footing to prevent digging. On Wednesday, almost 250 immigrants were taken into custody at the same crossing after turning themselves in to authorities. One man in the group told the network that he left Guatemala eight days ago and made most of the trip by bus along with his 12-year-old daughter, paying a coyote $5,000 to get ...

World News Russian fighter jets collide mid-air over Sea of Japan; crews eject
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The Defence Ministry said the two Su-34 jets, each with a crew of two, collided on Friday, local time, while manoeuvreing and performing training flights when they came into contact and went down 35km from shore. Russia´s television channel Zvezda, run by the defence ministry, earlier reported that one of the pilots was evacuated by air to the city of Khabarovsk.

World News Officers Acquitted of Covering up the Murder of Laquan McDonald in Chicago
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Nance claimed the former cop cursed and slammed him on the car's hood, grabbed him by the arms and pulled him to the squad auto. They faced charges of conspiracy , official misconduct and obstruction of justice, but Cook County Associate Judge Domenica Stephenson said in her ruling the state had not proven beyond a reasonable doubt that the officers engaged in a conspiracy to prevent a criminal investigation , and acquitted the officers of all charges.

World News Facebook will toughen the rules for advertising in Ukraine
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Besides, PTI recently reported that the tech giant will be investing Dollars 300 million over three years in multiple places linked to journalism. The study shows that while Facebook says it gives users many tools to control what data is collected on the site, many don't know about them.

World News Motorists may need Green card to cross the border
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In order to receive a Green Card in sufficient time, anyone who plans on driving their vehicle in Northern Ireland, or the rest of the United Kingdom, is being advised to contact their insurer or insurance broker one month in advance of the expected travel date.

World News Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un to meet for second summit
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She said a location would be announced later. USA -based analysts said that North Korea, which has developed missiles and nuclear weapons in defiance of U.N. PHOTO: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, and Kim Yong Chol , a North Korean senior ruling party official and former intelligence chief, arrive for a lunch at the Park Hwa Guest House in Pyongyang, North Korea, July 7, 2018.

World News Lungu’s mission to force vote recount in DRC fails
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Rwandan President Paul Kagame talks to African Union Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat during the High Level Consultation Meetings of Heads of State and Government on the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia January 17, 2019.

World News U.S. troops killed while on patrol in northern Syria
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Only two troops had been killed in action in Syria previously, a Pentagon spokesman said . The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said two Americans soldiers, nine Syrian civilians, and five US-backed fighters were killed in the attack on a restaurant in the northern city of Manbij near the Turkish border.

World News UK PM must 'ditch red lines', rule out no-deal Brexit: Corbyn
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The Prime Minister's offer to talk to the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has got precisely nowhere. May met Thursday with representatives from several of parliament's feuding Brexit factions: Northern Ireland's compromise-rejecting Democratic Unionists, Euroskeptic "hard Brexit"-backing Conservatives, those urging Britain to hold a second European Union membership referendum and supporters of a close economic relationship with the EU".

World News 3 of 4 Americans killed in Syria bomb attack identified
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Kent was now had been assigned to Cryptologic Warfare Activity 66, based at Fort George G. Meade , Maryland. The Pentagon hasn't identified the fourth casualty, a civilian contractor. Joseph Harrison, commanding officer of CWA-66. Chief Cryptologic Technician Shannon Kent, 35, joined the Navy in 2003. Those Americans were: Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer Scott Cooper Dayton, Air Force Staff Sgt.

World News Who blinks first will matter in Trump, Democrats’ wall fight
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Pelosis maneuvers in the Congress speech of the President was "very irresponsible and blatantly political", however, Trumps reaction would also be "inappropriate". The dispute led to an impasse and the ongoing partial government shutdown - it is now the longest in United States history. This is while with a majority of seats in the House of Representatives, Democrats can initiate impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump .

World News Russian court extends detention terms for another eight Ukrainian sailors
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The other 12 were expected to be ordered to remain behind bars later Tuesday, he added. The Russian Security Service ( FSB ) said in December that the Ukrainian sailors could not be seen as prisoners of war as they were actually faced with criminal charges, and relevant investigation had been forwarded to its central office.

World News 'I never said there was no collusion': Giuliani rants against Mueller investigation
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Congressional scrutiny this week of Trump's nominee to lead the U.S. Department of Justice, William Barr, has also renewed concern over the ongoing Russian Federation probe. The heated exchange, one of many that occurred during the roughly 20-minute long interview , began shortly after Giuliani raged about the amount of "false reporting" on the Russian Federation investigation.

World News Newborn baby's body found in women's toilet bin
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According to police , the incident was reported at the facility near 51st Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road around 8:30 p.m. The gender of the baby was not disclosed. city of Phoenix said. "The safety and wellness of our team is our top priority", the company said. Warehouse operations continued while police were investigating on scene.

World News Former Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Reconsidering Plan to Testify to Congress
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While pleading guilty , Cohen said he and Trump had spoken more extensively about the propose Moscow Trump Tower project during the 2016 presidential election than he had admitted to Congress. FILE - In this December 7, 2018 file photo, Michael Cohen , former lawyer to President Donald Trump , leaves his apartment building in NY. Anthony Cormier shared that he had " not personally " seen the evidence to support his reporting, but said his sources had "access to a number of different ...

World News Eight people killed after vehicle bomb explodes in Colombia
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The scene outside the General Santander police academy in southern Bogota was chaotic in the immediate aftermath of the midmorning attack , the biggest against a police or military facility in the capital in years. In a televised address, Duque declared three days of mourning and said Colombia would, "demonstrate that it is a strong state, united and won't break in the face of the dementia of these aggressions".

World News Incredible footage captures divers swimming with giant great white shark
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The department said tiger sharks have been "almost continuously" feeding on the whale and said it was aware of photos of the great white. In the past few years, Blue has become so famous that she even has her own Twitter account . Pictures and recordings of the jaw-dropping encounter show divers getting up close and personal with Deep Blue as she swims back and forth to an area where a dead sperm whale was located .

World News President Donald Trump Unveils 2019 Missile Defense Review
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Among the options under consideration to protect the United States from increasing missile threats are adding a third location of ground-based missile interceptors to the 40 in Alaska and four located in California, an official said. It comes as North Korea and Iran make advances in ballistic missile production, and as Russian Federation and China press forward with sophisticated cruise missiles, short-range ballistic missiles and hypersonic glide vehicles that potentially threaten the ...

World News Threatening more attacks, Netanyahu tells Iran to 'get out' of Syria
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In comments on Wednesday, Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari decried as ridiculous and hilarious Benjamin Netanyahu's threats, reaffirming Iran's commitment to maintaining what it has deployed to Syria. According to the report, the Israeli government has determined that Iran poses the biggest and most serious challenge, as it has not abandoned its nuclear plans on one hand, and is seeking to establish its influence in several countries in the region through proxies such as Hezbollah in ...

World News Facebook shuts hundreds of Russia-linked pages, accounts
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Facebook said some of the accounts regularly posted about "anti-Nato sentiment, protest movements, and anti-corruption". Beyond that, the pages hosted 190 events, dating back to August 2015 and up to this month, although Facebook said it could not confirm whether any of these offline events actually took place.

World News China's modernized military could threaten Taiwan, U.S. report says
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However, in meetings with Pentagon leaders, PLA officials have long described Taiwan as China's most sensitive issue. The US, of course, is alarmed at the prospect of losing its military and economic supremacy over China in the ongoing shadow-boxing in the Indo-Pacific, where Beijing is also assiduously using its multi-billion-dollar One Belt, One Road (OBOR) and Digital Silk Road initiatives to make deep strategic inroads and shape interests.

World News ....Romeo, the 'world's loneliest frog,' finally gets a crack at love
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A frog that had been believed to be the last of its kind may finally find love before he, uh, croaks. "It is an incredible feeling to know that thanks to everyone who believes in true love and donated for Valentine's Day a year ago, we have already found a mate for Romeo and can establish a conservation breeding program with more than a single pair", Teresa Camacho Badani, the museum's chief of herpetology and the expedition leader, said in a statement .

World News ‘Horrific attack’: Israeli student murdered in Australia while on phone with sister
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Israel's embassy in Australia expressed its condolences to Maasarwe's family, saying it was ready to "support them during this time as our Consul works to return her body home to Israel for burial". "We have a grieving family who has had to fly halfway across the world under the most horrific circumstances and we want to be able to give them some answers", Stamper added.

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