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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 ...
  • Half a million attend rally against India's Modi

    Half a million attend rally against India's Modi

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    Banerjee's United India rally is being seen as an effort to unite the Opposition against the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party at the Centre ahead of the Lok Sabha elections . This month two regional parties that were former bitter rivals in Uttar Pradesh - India's most populous state - announced an unlikely alliance to challenge Modi.
  • President Trump, North Korean Leader Kim Agree To Second Meeting Next Month

    President Trump, North Korean Leader Kim Agree To Second Meeting Next Month

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    Trump met for an hour and a half with North Korean envoy Kim Yong Chol on Friday afternoon to discuss denuclearization and the second summit, according to the White House . The summit will be a turning point for permanent peace on the Korean Peninsula, presidential spokesman Kim Eui-keum told reporters in a text message.
  • Trump Paying Tribute to Americans Killed in Syrian Attack

    Trump Paying Tribute to Americans Killed in Syrian Attack

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    They are Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jonathan R. Farmer, 37, of Boynton Beach, Florida, who was based at Fort Campbell , Kentucky; Navy Chief Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive) Shannon M. Graham also praised Turkey for taking in 4 million refugees from the Syria war, thanking Turks for their "generosity, care" and efforts to provide Syrian children with an education.
  • I never said there was no collusion

    I never said there was no collusion

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    All over the news is Giuliani's failure to deny that some on the Trump presidential campaign may have "colluded" with the friends of Vladimir Putin . Giuliani emphasized that Trump himself never colluded with Russian Federation on their interference in the 2016 election and did not "conspire" in the hacking of the DNC emails.
  • Sir Keir Starmer calls for 'open debate' to break the Brexit deadlock

    Sir Keir Starmer calls for 'open debate' to break the Brexit deadlock

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    Such is her difficulty in finding a compromise that satisfies enough MPs to get a deal through Parliament, that Government sources have suggested she could announce an extension to Article 50 at least until July. He says the scope of her historic defeat in Parliament means European Union leaders will know they have to make concessions in order to come up with an agreement that would win parliamentary approval.
  • Mueller not ready for Trump aide's sentencing, filing says

    Mueller not ready for Trump aide's sentencing, filing says

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    The deal indicated that Gates' cooperation with the special counsel team could be yielding good information in Mueller's case against Manafort. The 31-page document - filed in Washington, D.C. This is significant in its own right, but it also adds to a series of recent developments that pushes back against the idea that Mueller will submit his Russian Federation report in February.
  • Treasury poised to ease sanctions tied to Russian oligarch

    Treasury poised to ease sanctions tied to Russian oligarch

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    At the time, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin cited Russia's occupation of Crimea and its efforts to destabilize eastern Ukraine, its military support for Syrian President Bashar Assad, its "malicious cyber activities" and its attempts "to subvert Western democracies".
  • Robert Mueller disputes report Trump told Cohen to lie to Congress

    Robert Mueller disputes report Trump told Cohen to lie to Congress

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    Meanwhile, according to sources, Michael Cohen was reporting back to the President, Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr. on a regular basis, filling them in on the progress of the project. But his incarceration has been delayed while he provides support to ongoing investigations into possible Trump campaign collusion with Russian Federation and Trump's finances.
  • President escalates border battle with Democrats, cancels congressional travel

    President escalates border battle with Democrats, cancels congressional travel

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    The White House has been trying to peel lawmakers away from Pelosi but Trump's invitations to Democrats earlier this week were declined. This comes a day after Pelosi's letter to the President postponing the State of the Union address. McConnell, instead of focusing on ending the shutdown , has prioritised passing an anti-abortion bill to end tax payer-funded abortions which would inadvertently affect women from the lower income groups.
  • How Jayme Closs's school plans to welcome her back after kidnapping ordeal

    How Jayme Closs's school plans to welcome her back after kidnapping ordeal

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    Patterson was arrested minutes later, and he was charged Monday with two counts of homicide and kidnapping. Patterson's other public defender, Richard Jones, says investigators have compiled 30 banker's boxes of evidence for the defense team to review, and that he's not sure Patterson will get a fair trial in Wisconsin.
  • Shock as Ghanaian undercover journalist shot dead

    Shock as Ghanaian undercover journalist shot dead

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    Defense Lawyer for award-winning Ghanaian investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas, has pronounced his disregard to politician Ken Agyapong for his ill-mannered countenance following the airing of No. Nyantakyi resigned from all of his roles and was banned from soccer for life previous year for bribery, corruption and conflict of interest as a result of the documentary.
  • Aiia Maasarwe murder: Arrest over Melbourne student’s death

    Aiia Maasarwe murder: Arrest over Melbourne student’s death

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    She had taken a tram home late on Wednesday after a comedy show. Local police released footage showing the student making her way home shortly before the attack. The next morning, police received a report from her sister, who was concerned about Maasarwe's welfare, nearly exactly the same time her body was found by window washers in bushes outside the Polaris Shopping Centre in Bundoora, in Melbourne's north, at 7am.
  • Top North Korean in Washington to prepare new Trump summit

    Top North Korean in Washington to prepare new Trump summit

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    It still said the North's weapons of mass destruction are a "threat to peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula", a reference to the North's missile and nuclear program. The last time he visited the U.S.in May 2017, Kim Yong Chol met with Pompeo in NY and then traveled to Washington to hand deliver a letter to Trump from Kim, just weeks before the Singapore summit.