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Democratic lawmakers have intensified their calls for Trump's impeachment in the wake of these new claims, which are the gravest yet leveled against the president. When Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., asked Barr, "So if there was some reason to believe that the president tried to coach somebody not to testify or testify falsely, that could be obstruction of justice", Barr confirmed it.
  • Trump claims he is pro

    Trump claims he is pro

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    Pence, with his wife Karen at his side, assured demonstrators: " From the White House to your house, life is winning in America once again ". About half of US adults say abortion should be legal, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll past year, with about 68 percent of Democrats supporting abortion access compared to about 31 percent of Republicans.
  • Canadian man held in Kenya for alleged involvement in deadly attack

    Canadian man held in Kenya for alleged involvement in deadly attack

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    President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Two were taxi drivers and one was a mobile phone financial services agent, court documents said. Kenyan investigators say one of the extremists who attacked a hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi this week was a son of a Kenyan military officer.
  • One-armed explosives expert blamed for Colombia vehicle bombing

    One-armed explosives expert blamed for Colombia vehicle bombing

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    The death toll rose from nine to 21 overnight. "We appreciate the solidarity expressed by the government of Cuba yesterday and today we ask you to make effective the capture of the terrorists who are in your territory and deliver them to the Colombian police authorities", Duque said.
  • At least four dead in auto bombing

    At least four dead in auto bombing

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    Health authorities in Bogota appealed for residents to donate blood at one of four collection points in the capital to help treat those injured, the majority of whom were rushed to a police hospital. He later visited the police academy and directed law enforcement authorities to launch a manhunt in identifying the people behind the attack. He asked family members to provide DNA samples to a team of forensic anthropologists trying to identify the dead from among a list of unaccounted-for ...
  • 'Suitable words of advice' given to Prince Philip for driving without seatbelt

    'Suitable words of advice' given to Prince Philip for driving without seatbelt

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    A Norfolk Constabulary spokeswoman said police were aware of the photos and that "suitable words of advice have been given to the driver". It was not clear whether Prince Philip intended an epic act of defiance to calls for him to give up driving following Thursday's collision near the estate with another vehicle that left two of its occupants injured.
  • Jeremy Corbyn avoids reporters' questions on no confidence vote

    Jeremy Corbyn avoids reporters' questions on no confidence vote

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    Pressure mounted on Jeremy Corbyn to trigger a confidence vote in the Government, but shadow chancellor John McDonnell said his party would make such a move when "the time is right". "It is clear that what we will be voting on this week is exactly the same as what we should have been voting on in December". Brussels has repeatedly said the deal itself can not be renegotiated.
  • Iran state TV says its US-born newscaster to appear in court

    Iran state TV says its US-born newscaster to appear in court

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    Hashemi-who according to news reports has USA and Iranian dual citizenship-was arrested on January 13 in St. Louis, Missouri, and transferred to an Federal Bureau of Investigation detention center in Washington, D.C., according to an article from Press TV .
  • More than 1,000 flights canceled at Chicago airports

    More than 1,000 flights canceled at Chicago airports

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    The governor of Pennsylvania declared a state of emergency on Friday, ahead of the storm, to mobilize additional resources to deal with the storm. Travel will be affected through Sunday, with more than 2,000 flights involving domestic airports canceled, according to the flight-tracking site FlightAware .com.
  • Parliament can not hijack Brexit, says British minister Fox

    Parliament can not hijack Brexit, says British minister Fox

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    The frontbencher argued the point had been reached where Labour had agreed that if a general election could not be secured then the party "must" consider all options on the table, including a further public vote. The main opposition party's Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer plans to use a speech Saturday to say it is now up to Parliament to take the tough decisions needed to break the impasse.
  • Trump to make announcement on shutdown

    Trump to make announcement on shutdown

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    In return, Trump demanded the $5.7 billion he says is needed to extend fences on the border with Mexico , something the opposition Democrats have repeatedly refused to authorize. Will the USA government shutdown end soon? The dispute over the wall led to a partial government shutdown that enters its 29th day on Saturday. Democrats, however, criticised Trump's proposal for failing to offer a permanent solution for the immigrants in question and because he refuses back away from his demand ...
  • Suspected vehicle bomb blaze in Derry | Ireland

    Suspected vehicle bomb blaze in Derry | Ireland

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    Elisha McCallion, a parliamentarian from Sinn Fein party, confirmed Saturday that no one was injured in the incident. "Thankfully the attackers failed to kill or injure any members the local community out socialising and enjoying the best of what the city has to offer", Assistant Chief Constable Hamilton said .
  • World News: Trump Cancels Delegation's Trip Amid Shutdown

    World News: Trump Cancels Delegation's Trip Amid Shutdown

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    President Donald Trump has canceled the American delegation's trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland , as a result of the ongoing partial government shutdown. "We don't", she said. Meanwhile, Trump on Thursday postponed Pelosi's upcoming trip to Brussels, Egypt and Afghanistan, asking her to stay in Washington to negotiate with him.
  • Mexico doing nothing to stop third caravan of migrants: Donald Trump

    Mexico doing nothing to stop third caravan of migrants: Donald Trump

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    At least 800 Central American migrants from a new caravan entered Mexico early Friday morning from its border with Guatemala , local authorities said . Milenio first reported on the incursion, reporting that Mexico's National Coordinator for Civil Protection David De Leon said he was not able to get a real headcount of the migrants but believes they numbered more than 800.
  • Newborn baby found dead in women's toilets inside Amazon distribution centre

    Newborn baby found dead in women's toilets inside Amazon distribution centre

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    When they responded they discovered the infant inside a women's bathroom on the premises. He said "it appeared to first responders that the baby was full term or close to that". Seven workers have died in the company's warehouses since 2013, according to a report from the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health which listed the tech giant as one of the most risky places to work in the country.
  • About 170 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean shipwrecks

    About 170 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean shipwrecks

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    At least 2,297 migrants died or went missing in the Mediterranean previous year. A helicopter dispatched from a naval ship then rescued the three people, who were suffering from severe hypothermia and were taken to hospital on the island of Lampedusa.