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World News Auschwitz survivors pay homage as world remembers Holocaust
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Poland's chief rabbi, Michael Schudrich, prayed and read out the names of the Nazi German death camps where numerous 6 million Jews - a third of world Jewry - were killed by Adolf Hitler's forces during the Nazi occupation of Europe. Holocaust victims remembered in Rome 74 years after Auschwitz liberation. . The 2018 Global Anti-Semitism Report details anti-Jewish sentiment worldwide, and presents the Disapora Ministry's major initiatives to combat and monitor anti-Semitism around the world.

World News India celebrates 70th Republic Day | News | DW
Author: 0 India celebrates 70th Republic Day | News | DW

Special programme to mark 150 years of Mahatma Gandhi was organized by the Indian High School in Dubai. Fifty-eight tribal guests from various parts of the country, 22 tableaux of states and central government departments and performance by school children are part of the 90-minute dazzling Republic Day parade .

World News U.S. government shutdown ends for now
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After he announced his decision, a NY newspaper headline dubbed him "CAVE MAN". Ann Coulter, the conservative commentator, suggested Trump was "the biggest wimp" to hold the office. "This was in no way a concession", Trump said on Twitter , fending off critics who wanted him to keep fighting. "That's how you get Trump - it's not this Russian Federation nonsense".

World News Manafort due back in court over allegations he lied
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Paul Manafort was given permission Thursday to wear one of his notoriously-expensive suits in a federal court appearance Friday. She said some of Manafort's arguments, particularly the idea that some defendants misstate facts and then correct them later on "have some force".

World News Brexit deadlock not game of chicken, says Simon Coveney
Author: 0 Brexit deadlock not game of chicken, says Simon Coveney

Mr Murray added: 'All the peace and prosperity that we have enjoyed will be destroyed by a hard border. "Mr Varadkar knows full well the connotations of such statements and he knows it's nonsense", Mr Campbell. Asked if the United Kingdom had managed to open up a divide between Ireland and its European partners on the backstop, the Tánaiste said that while there was some "loose language" over the last five or six days, the EU's position remains fixed - that that there will not be a ...

World News U.N. rights expert to visit Turkey over Khashoggi murder
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Agnes Callamard, the UN's special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary killings, will launch the investigation into the responsibility of different states and individuals for the murder. Amnesty, Human Rights Watch and other human rights and press freedom advocacy groups have long called for an independent global investigation into the Khashoggi murder .

World News Weather warning for strong winds in East Anglia on Sunday
Author: 0 Weather warning for strong winds in East Anglia on Sunday

They say a spell of very strong northerly to northwesterly winds is expected, which could bring delays to transport and power cuts. Monday will then be a bright, cold day. A Met Office spokesman said: "Following clearance of overnight rain and snow, ice may form quite widely, primarily on untreated surfaces". Tuesday night will be very cold with scattered wintry showers and lowest temperatures of -3 degree with a widespread hard frost.

World News 'I wish this never happened': Republicans lament Trump's handling of the shutdown
Author: 0 'I wish this never happened': Republicans lament Trump's handling of the shutdown

The Republicans introduced a bill on Thursday that would reopen the government and allocate $5.7 billion for the wall, with additional legal protections for immigrants, but the Democrats killed it. Trump " has made clear he would not drop his demand for wall funding and that his support for measures now being considered was contingent on if "they pay some sort of prorated down payment on the wall, which you need".

World News 'Yellow vests' back on France's streets to challenge Macron
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Thousands of so-called "yellow vest" protesters marched in France Saturday, in the 11th week of demonstrations against French President Emmanuel Macron's economic reforms. Demonstrators held protests blocking roads as well as the entrances and exits to gas stations and factories across the country. France Info broadcaster reported that about 69,000 people took part in Yellow Vest rallies across France on Saturday, including 4,000 protesters in Paris alone.

World News Donald Trump Announces Deal to Lift Shutdown for Three Weeks
Author: 0 Donald Trump Announces Deal to Lift Shutdown for Three Weeks

Here's the six-missive presidential tweetstorm so far. Hours before Mr Trump ended the shutdown, airports on the East Coast buckled, delaying or halting flights because of a shortage of air traffic controllers, who called in sick rather than be forced to work without pay.

World News United States government shutdown ends for now
Author: 0 United States government shutdown ends for now

Trump announced the deal in an early afternoon speech in the Rose Garden. By evening the Senate, and then the House, had passed the plan by voice vote, and both chambers adjourned. On that point, Republicans agreed. How did the shutdown end? "We reiterate our call that this never happen again". "We can not mess with people's lives this way".

World News Canadian PM fires envoy to China after remarks on Huawei case
Author: 0 Canadian PM fires envoy to China after remarks on Huawei case

McCallum", he said. Lynette Ong, a professor of political science at the University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, said McCallum was liked in China , making explaining his removal hard. He also had a large Chinese constituency in his former federal riding in Markham. The remarks to The Vancouver Star come one day after he walked back comments that the detained Chinese executive has a " strong case " against extradition to the US.

World News 21 dead, 71 wounded as twin blasts target cathedral in southern Philippines
Author: 0 21 dead, 71 wounded as twin blasts target cathedral in southern Philippines

Police have yet to clarify how many soldiers and civilians were among the casualties. "We will use the full force of the law to bring to justice the perpetrators behind this incident", he said in a statement. "We condemn this dastardly attack on the civilians who were peacefully attending church services at the Jolo Cathedral", Brigadier General Edgard Arevalo said.

World News Conservatives say Trump caved, but confident he'll get wall
Author: 0 Conservatives say Trump caved, but confident he'll get wall

The announcement comes 35 days after the shutdown began, and marks a significant climbdown from Trump's position less than 24 hours ago when he demanded that any solution from Congress should include a "large down payment" for his long-promised wall along the south-western border.

World News Officials overruled after rejecting Kushner's top secret security clearance
Author: 0 Officials overruled after rejecting Kushner's top secret security clearance

Carl Kline, who is the director of the personnel security office in the Executive Office, was the one to approve Kushner's clearance despite the recommendation, two sources told NBC News. This second investigation into Emoluments violations comes in addition to a separate series of lawsuits filed against the White House by various left-leaning entities seeking similar information.

Author: 0 Italian Alps: Fatalities in plane-helicopter collision above glacier | DW

Two helicopters were dispatched with a doctor and rescue teams on board, the CNSAS said. It is not yet clear how the accident happened. One person was hospitalized with serious injuries. Italian news agency ANSA quoted Aosta Chief Prosecutor Paolo Fortuna saying he was investigating the instructor for alleged manslaughter and had questioned him in a hospital intensive care unit.

World News Native American activist Nathan Phillips forgives 'MAGA' teen
Author: 0 Native American activist Nathan Phillips forgives 'MAGA' teen

Phillips also said he felt the high school junior's statement had been "coached and written-up for him" and showed a "lack of responsibility". A northern Kentucky bishop has apologized for his diocese's reaction to a videotaped encounter last week at the Lincoln Memorial between a group of high school students and Native American marchers.

World News Bitterly cold wind chills follow cold front Thursday afternoon
Author: 0 Bitterly cold wind chills follow cold front Thursday afternoon

At this point, it looks like temperatures will be below zero from Monday night through Friday morning. A strong clipper system will sweep across the country ushering in the bitterly cold air and life-threatening wind chills. We'll see single-digit lows across the area overnight. Friday will be a cloudy, breezy day. More snow is likely Sunday night through Monday .

World News Roger Stone’s Dramatic FBI Arrest Is Inspiring Plenty Of Jokes And Memes
Author: 0 Roger Stone’s Dramatic FBI Arrest Is Inspiring Plenty Of Jokes And Memes

FILE - Political consultant Roger Stone attends a screening of "Get Me Roger Stone " at the SVA Theatre during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival. He did not enter a plea. He claimed instead that it was actually a sort of " back channel ", facilitated by NY radio host and comedian Randy Credico (named " Person 2 " in the indictment).

Author: 0 Call elections in eight days or else...Maduro warned

Abrams's first assignment will be to join Pompeo in NY on Saturday for a United Nations Security Council meeting on Venezuela. The U.S.is betting it has the clout to tip the scales after President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Guaido as Venezuela's interim president was joined by countries including Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Panama.

World News 5 people dead in Louisiana shooting: Suspect at large, 'armed and dangerous'
Author: 0 5 people dead in Louisiana shooting: Suspect at large, 'armed and dangerous'

Before they died, they were able to identify their son as the shooter, authorities said in a news conference Saturday televised on WBRZ Plus, the local cable news channel. He is considered "armed and dangerous" and was driving a stolen 2004 Dodge Ram pickup, gray and silver in color. We are working in conjunction with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office as we believe our case is connected to a homicide investigation in that parish.

World News Buhari suspends CJN Onnoghen, appoints Tanko Muhammed
Author: 0 Buhari suspends CJN Onnoghen, appoints Tanko Muhammed

Ezekwesili, who also was a former Minister of Education, stated this in response to the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, and appointment of Justice Tanko Mohammed as acting CJN by Buhari on Friday . "Just like the President said in his speech at the swearing in of the Acting CJN, someone with a moral authority so wounded by serious charges of corruption by his own written admission ought to have stepped down on his own volition".

World News Trump plans to deliver address, ' sad' to delay
Author: 0 Trump plans to deliver address, ' sad' to delay

On Wednesday night, Trump tweeted: "As the Shutdown was going on, Nancy Pelosi asked me to give the State of the Union Address". Within hours, she responded that the House "will not consider" a vote on inviting him until the government is reopened.

World News Temporary deal reached to end government shutdown
Author: 0 Temporary deal reached to end government shutdown

President Trump has announced a short-term proposal to reopen the government and end the current shutdown, now in Day 35. While federal workers get back on their feet, they can receive assistance from a local food bank. The Smithsonian tweeted that all of its museums and the National Zoo will reopen Tuesday, Jan. 29 at their regularly scheduled times. The TSA said that only 3.7% of travellers screened on Wednesday - about 65,000 people - waited 15 minutes or longer.

World News Trump defiant in face of 'shutdown farce'
Author: 0 Trump defiant in face of 'shutdown farce'

We serve the American people. The president concluded that there was no viable alternative that could match the gravitas of the traditional State of the Union address, in which all three branches of government come together under one roof, drawing the president's largest television audience of the year.

World News Louis cop charged in fatal shooting of fellow officer
Author: 0 Louis cop charged in fatal shooting of fellow officer

Alix, a military veteran who was married, was not working but met the men at the apartment. Alix, 24, was off-duty at the time. The scenario described by investigators is like a version of Russian Roulette. When he returned, Alix was bleeding from the chest, the officer said. Officer Katlyn Alix, died after an officer "mishandled" a gun and accidentally shot and killed her early on January 24, 2019, at an officer's home.

World News Greek lawmakers ratify Macedonia name change, clearing way for NATO, EU membership
Author: 0 Greek lawmakers ratify Macedonia name change, clearing way for NATO, EU membership

The Greek parliament's historic vote on the agreement with the Republic of Macedonia over the latter's name, was pushed to Friday, with not enough time for all listed lawmakers to speak Thursday. "Nationalism in the Balkans has led to disasters", Tsipras said. "Together with our peoples we reached a historic victory". In exchange for changing its name, to which Greece objected, Greece has agreed to lift its blockade on Macedonia's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and European Union ...

World News Rescuers recover body of Spanish boy who fell down well
Author: 0 Rescuers recover body of Spanish boy who fell down well

Julen fell into the borehole on 13 January as his family walked through a private estate in Totalan, Málaga. Miners closed in on Friday (Jan 25) on a toddler who fell in a well on Jan 13 in southern Spain, keeping the country on tenterhooks with a rescue operation fraught with glitches.

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