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World News Out-of-Control Fire Burning In The Royal National Park
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The fire had increased in activity earlier on Sunday but conditions eased into the evening, allowing firefighters to downgrade the blaze. The Greater Sydney Region has been issued with a very high fire danger rating and the NSW Rural Fire Service is encouraging residents to monitor conditions.

World News US, S Korea agree to stay unified amid North's nuclear tests
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His comments follow U.S. President Donald Trump's decision last week to extend a waiver on nuclear sanctions that were imposed on Iran. "This agreement can not be implemented if one of the participants unilaterally steps out of it, " Lavrov warned, adding that he expects the Trump Administration to "try to convince the European states to take the same position".

World News Environment Canada issues warning over freezing rain 'threat' for Simcoe County
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Localized power outages are also possible by Monday night. This storm will impact travel across a significant area from Sault Ste. Freezing rain warnings are issued when rain falling in sub-zero temperatures may result in ice buildup. It's expected to stay around 0 Celsius Monday evening before rising to a high of 5 Celsius Tuesday, with a chance of rain showers and flurries expected in the forecast.

World News US Calls N. Korea Rogue Regime in New Nat'l Defense Strategy
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UPI noted that the new strategic approach, unveiled by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, is quite different from the one outlined in 2014 which was released prior to Russian Federation interfering with the 2016 presidential election and U.S. Despite challenges from revisionist powers and rogue regimes, Mattis said the USA military is "still strong", but that Washington's competitive edge "has eroded" and "is continuing to erode" in every domain of warfare - air, land, sea, space and cyberspace.

World News Neymar can play with Ronaldo at Real Madrid - Mijatovic
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Real Madrid are five points behind third placed Valencia but have a game in hand. A seven-goal rout was exactly what both the club and the player needed to kick-start their campaign and, once the cut has been stitched up, we are sure a slightly more rough-cut Ronaldo will agree.

World News India, China have established mechanisms to resolve any
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Indeed, it has justified its activity there as "legitimate" and is reasserting its claim over Doklam rather strongly by insisting that it has "always belonged to China" and under its "effective jurisdiction". The spokesperson also refused to comment on the army chief's remarks. "We hope the Indian side learns lessons and avoids such incidents in future", he added.

World News Injuries after train hits buffer stop in Sydney
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Three helicopters, 17 ambulance crews, Fire and Rescue NSW crews and SES crews were on the scene. At least 15 people are being treated by NSW Ambulance following the incident, with 10 of those being described as non-serious. RICHMOND | #FRNSW assisting @NSWSES and @NSWAmbulance at train derailment. "We don't believe any of [the injuries] are life-threatening or serious".

World News Pakistan summons Indian diplomat
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The Director General South Asia and SAARC urged the Indian side to respect the 2003 Ceasefire arrangement; investigate this and other incidents of ceasefire violations; instruct the Indian forces to respect the ceasefire, in letter and spirit and maintain peace on the LoC and the Working Boundary.

World News Is Donald Trump playing more golf as President than Barack Obama?
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David Perdue said Sunday that there had been a "gross misinterpretation" of Trump's remarks in a private meeting, where sources told CNN Trump made the demeaning and dismissive comment about immigrants from Haiti and Africa and added that the United States should get more people from countries like Norway, a predominantly white and wealthy nation.

World News Macedonia Name Row: Greek hardliners plan mass protest
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The two countries agreed this month to renew efforts to settle the 25-year old row , which has blocked the ex-Yugloslav republic's attempts to join North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the European Union. More rallies are planned in northern Greece this week. Macedonia and Greece are involved in an ongoing dispute over the name of the Republic of Macedonia.

World News Henry Bolton says Ukip can be FINISHED if if he's ousted
Author: 0 Henry Bolton says Ukip can be FINISHED if if he's ousted

UKIP chairman Paul Oakden said Bolton was offered the opportunity to resign but said he had made it clear that he feels he is the right man to lead the party forward. Mr Bolton told ITV's Peston On Sunday: "I don't believe I have done anything wrong". Mr Bolton said a contest to replace him "would be financially nearly unviable for the party".

World News CPI(M) central committee meet begins to finalise political
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The draft will be release for discussion in the party two months before the Hyderabad congress", Yechury told a news conference at Alimuddin Street. Sources within the party said it was put to consensus whether the party would follow Yechury's line to tie-up with the Congress or, according to the Prakash Karat line, maintain equal distance with the BJP and the Congress.

World News Modi congratulates Oli as 'next PM'
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Deve Gowda, to attend the summit. Modi also said the people of the country should decide if they want populism, which he said reflected a political culture started by the Congress, or whether the government should resist populism. "I do not know all the protocols as I am a common man". Oli also invited Modi to visit Ram Janaki Temple and the holy site of Muktinath, said Adhikari.

World News German woman sentenced to death in Iraq for joining Islamic State
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Judicial spokesman Abdul-Sattar Bayrkdar said on January 21 that the German national was convicted of participating in attacks against security forces and offering the militant group logistical support. In the province surrounding Mosul alone, more than 4,000 militants were arrested, police chief General Wathiq al-Hamdani said. In September 2017, an Iraqi court sentenced to death by hanging a Russian man after finding him guilty of fighting for ISIS.

World News Key California Highway Reopens After Deadly Mudslide
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The finding of Calderon's body has risen the death toll to 21 as crews continue to search for the last possible survivors. They did their best to help find survivors from the deadly mudslides near Santa Barbara. In this Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, photo Caltrans workers clear mud from a section of center divider guardrail along the northbound United States 101 in Montecito, Calif.

World News Germany's SPD votes in favor of coalition talks with Merkel
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And this is not only true for Angela Merkel , who is known for her "muddling through" approach to politics. It's a vital step to ending a almost four-month long political crisis in Germany after last September's elections failed to give any party - including Merkel's conservatives - a majority.

World News Sanjay Leela Bhansali invites Karni Sena for pre-screeing of 'Padmaavat'
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According to reports, they have threatened to go on a bandh on January 25 and have warned the CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi from entering Jaipur for the literary fest. Harish Salve appearing for Bhansali told the court that banning screening of a film is within the central government's domain. Bhansali had invited them for a screening of Padmaavat , but Karni Sena turned down the offer, and made a decision to remain rigid with their stance.

World News Czech Republic: Prague hotel fire kills two, injures dozens
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The blaze erupted at Eurostars David Hotel at around 5pm. Danek said the identities of the two women who died in the hospital are not known yet. "There are two (deaths ) but we are afraid that won't be the final figure", Petr Kolouch, director of the Prague Emergency Medical Service said.

World News Menendez decries 'racism' in Trump campaign ad after government shuts down
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In a statement to CNN , Michael Glassner, the executive director of Trump's re-election campaign committee, said the ad was meant to highlight "the stark contrast between "complicit" Democrats and the President for his full commitment to build a wall and fix our border to protect Americans from drugs, murder and other atrocities".

World News Eric Trump defends president over racism: 'My father sees one color: green'
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Wade has resulted in some of the most permissive abortion laws anywhere in the world", Mr. Trump said, listing the US along with China and North Korea in terms of its laws governing abortion. The White House press secretary at the time said the misquote resulted from a "miscommunication in the readout of that meeting between the White House and Senate Democrats".

World News Trump tweets support of Women's March that's also protesting…him
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President Donald Trump is defending his exercise routine after the White House doctor this week said he doesn't really have one. More good news is that Navy Rear Adm. At six feet, three inches tall, Trump had a body mass index (BMI) that puts him in the "overweight" range, according to the National Institutes of Health's online BMI calculator.

World News Cuomo: NY to reopen Statue of Liberty during federal government shutdown
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Despite several tourist attractions being closed down, open-air parks and monuments, including the Lincoln Memorial and the National Mall remained open. The state will pay $65,000 a day to pay federal employees at both landmarks . "To get this close where you can see them, and the government shuts them down - that's very, very frustrating", said Dan O'Meara, a firefighter from Fresno, California, who is descended from an Irish immigrant family that entered through Ellis Island.

World News Buttler serves up series success for England
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Finch's imperious form continued as he calmly navigated Australia out of trouble and smashed a six to bring up his half-century in stunning style. The Aussie bowlers conceded 13 wides which gifted England two extra overs and meant the innings over-ran by nearly half an hour - costing beleaguered skipper Smith part of his match fee.