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World News 58 ex-senior national security officials to censure Trump's emergency declaration
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Trump is attempting to use the emergency declaration to justify spending significantly more on barriers at the border than what Congress authorized in a compromise meant to avert another partial government shutdown. Trump is already facing a lawsuit from a conglomerate of 16 states filed on February 18. Sixteen states and several groups such as the American Civil Liberties Union have filed suit to block the national emergency declaration.

World News Craig Coley given $21m for false murder charge
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The 39 years Coley spent behind bars was the longest prison term ever overturned in California . The City Manager Eric Levitt said in a statement:"While no amount of money can make up for what happened to Mr. None of them matched Coley. In 2017, investigators in Simi Valley found "biological samples" - which the judge presiding over Coley's case had ordered to be destroyed in 1980 - at a private laboratory.

World News Cable touches 1.3100 after Corbyn supports 'public vote' on Brexit
Author: 0 Cable touches 1.3100 after Corbyn supports 'public vote' on Brexit

And we will be calling for legislation to underpin this mandate. At the same time, he said he will back an amendment to take a "no deal" Brexit off the table. Corbyn had faced criticism in recent weeks and months from other opposition parties for not calling for a new referendum - but with less than a month to go before the United Kingdom is set to officially leave the European Union, the Labour leader seems to have been convinced that another vote may be the only way out of the current ...

World News Trump Tweets
Author: 0 Trump Tweets "Hold the Date" For Fourth of July Fireworks

In an interview with the New York Times , the president was asked about the event that will feature him ("Your favorite President, me") as the main attraction that he announced to great fanfare - and ridicule - on Sunday morning. In a statement to CNN, LaToya Foster, a spokesperson for Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser, noted that various celebratory events happen around the city on July 4.

World News 'Within our grasp': May says Brexit delay won't solve deal impasse
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Instead, the new "high noon" for Brexit , Mrs May and the British parliament will be on 12 March, just 17 days before Britain is due to leave on 29 March. "Too many of our parliamentary colleagues appear complacent about the consequences of leaving the European Union without a deal", the trio wrote in an article published in Britain's Daily Mail newspaper on Saturday.

World News Meghan dazzles Morroccan girls with her French skills
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The Royal couple landed at Casablanca Airport on a commercial flight from London on Saturday evening, ahead of a whirlwind visit to the North African nation that is aimed at boosting ties between the United Kingdom and Morocco. Their visit to the Villa of Ambassadors followed a visit to the Royal Golf Dar Essalam in Rabat where they had a chance to learn about horse therapy in the country.

World News Ice Tsunami Forces Residents To Evacuate Along Lake Erie
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Incredible video posted to social media by the Niagara Parks Police Service shoes the ice stacked up along Niagara River Parkway, and falling onto the roadway. "We've had storms in the past, but nothing like this", resident Dave Schultz told WGRZ . It's in my patio, the neighbor's patio, and the patio after that'.

World News Okinawa rejects new USA military base but Abe likely to press on
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Japan relies heavily on the USA for its defense, and the government has said it will not abide by the referendum, even if the Henoko plan is rejected. "We can not avoid the necessity of moving Futenma, said to be the most risky base in the world", Abe said, noting that two decades had passed since the U.S.

World News Police officer, army soldier, 3 JeM militants killed in Kulgam gunfight
Author: 0 Police officer, army soldier, 3 JeM militants killed in Kulgam gunfight

An army major and two soldiers were also injured in the encounter, officials said, adding that a non-commissioned officer, Havaldar Sombir, succumbed to his injuries subsequently. He had joined the Jammu and Kashmir Police in 2011. Kumar is survived by his parents, wife and a six-year-old son. The house, where from the militants were firing, was gutted in the encounter.

World News Downing Street officials are 'drawing up plans to delay Brexit'
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The move has the potential to further sow discord within her Cabinet. May has been cautioned by senior advisors that she can not sack ministers who vote this week to delay Brexit without causing a further rupture within her party, given the growing number of ministers and MPs reportedly in favour of delaying it.

World News Pope promises action on child abuse in Catholic Church
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The conference brought together bishops from countries such as the United States , where cases of abuse have fallen dramatically because of measures enacted almost 20 years ago, and bishops from mostly poor countries that still have not come to terms with the problem.

World News Wind storm expected to whip London region
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Periods of snow and rain are expected to continue till at least Monday morning. Flurries and blowing snow are expected to develop Sunday afternoon. "Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur", says Environment Canada.

World News Feinstein Unveils Green Deal Alternative After Kid Confrontation
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that includes an overhaul of US energy that seeks to stall the effects of climate change . Feinstein's proposed draft plan seeks to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 - 20 years later than the Green New Deal - and also explicitly calls for achieving those reductions through a price on carbon, among other ways.

World News Blizzard Warnings issued for the area
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Experts at the National Weather Service say they now expect less than 1/2 of an inch of snow to accumulate in the Portland area late Sunday , starting after 11 p.m. You'll need to allow extra time if you have plans to be out this Friday evening. "MnDOT snowplow operators will be on the roads but snowfall rates, at times, will far outpace the work of the plows".

World News Afghanistan: UN says record number of civilians killed in 2018
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The U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan documented more than 3,800 civilian deaths in the country a year ago, including about 930 children, both annual records. The year saw the highest number of civilian casualties ever recorded from suicide attacks and aerial operations, with more than 500 civilians killed by "aerial operations for the first time on record", the report noted.

World News Russia extends investigation into ex-U.S. marine held for spying: Ifax
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On February 21, a representative of the US Embassy in Russia's consular department visited US citizen Paul Whelan, who is now detained in Moscow on espionage charges, the embassy's Twitter informed on Friday. Russia's Federal Security Service detained Whelan after an acquaintance handed him a flash drive containing classified information. Whelan is a citizen of the U.S., Canada, Ireland and Great Britain.

World News United Nations watchdog confirms Iran's compliance with 2015 nuclear deal
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Iran remains in compliance with nuclear deal, despite United States withdrawal & sanctions - watchdog Despite the unilateral USA withdrawal from the nuclear agreement, its warmongering rhetoric and sanctions pressure, Tehran continues to honor all its obligations and remains compliant with the non-proliferation deal, the IAEA said.

World News Mueller investigation could be ending as early as next week
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Blumenthal told CNN's "New Day" that Barr is in for a "wild ride" once Mueller completes his report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. But he hedged on specifics and said his plans could change after speaking with Mueller and Rosenstein. And according to an adviser close to President Donald Trump , his close allies have "palpable concern" that the report could damage him politically, according to the Post.

World News Blaze in Aero India parking area guts 300 cars, no casualties
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The fire, which is suspected to have been started by a lit cigarette on the dry grass of the open field and spread further due to strong winds, broke out at 12.17 pm, according to reports . The fire started at 11:55 a.m. and has been brought under control as of this writing. In a second tweet he wrote that almost 300 cars had been gutted.

World News Attempt to Hijack Dubai-bound Plane in Bangladesh
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He also stated that the pilot was advised to make an emergency landing by one of the plane's cabin crew, who spotted a passenger acting suspiciously during the flight. Bangladeshi soldiers could be seen in the live broadcast taking positions inside Shah Ananta International Airport in Chittagong, 252 kilometres southeast of Dhaka.

World News Flagstaff, Arizona had the snowiest day in its history
Author: 0 Flagstaff, Arizona had the snowiest day in its history

Southwest that dumped snow on Arizona made travel treacherous on Friday as strong winds pushed powdery snow into drifts and forecasters predicted the blizzard would continue into the night. The airport had 31.6 inches (80.3 centimeters) of snow as of Thursday evening, a figure that was expected to climb before the day's end. Flagstaff has picked up as little seasonal snow as 11.2 inches in 1933-34 to as much as 210 inches in 1972-73.

World News Safadi heads to Egypt for first Arab-European summit
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The EU official also told ambassadors privately, after the negotiations with the UK's Brexit secretary, Stephen Barclay, and a visit by May to Brussels, that the chances of an "accidental" no-deal Brexit were high. Speaking on Sky News he said: "You can't ask Ireland to compromise on something as fundamental as a peace process and relationships linked to the Good Friday Agreement in order to get a deal through which is about placating a group within the Conservative Party who are insisting ...

World News EU chief, British PM May to hold Brexit talks in Egypt
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An Arab League official, Khaled Al-Habbas, said the Israeli-Palestinian conflict would also be on the agenda in Sharm El-Sheikh. The summit should hence be an opportunity to boost cooperation on a number of issues, such as socio-economic development, trade and investment, energy security, climate change and migration.

World News Saudi Arabia Names a Princess as Ambassador to Washington
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Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan was appointed the new envoy, replacing Prince Khalid bin Salman, who was appointed vice defence minister, AFP reported. She now serves as president of the mass participation federation and deputy of development and planning for the Saudi sports authority. The princess is widely viewed as being an advocate of women's rights, in a country frequently criticised for its record on gender equality.

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