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He also proposed the creation of an Arab bank for reconstruction and development "to help all affected Arab states overcome adversity and contribute to their sustainable economic growth". It asked for a doubling of efforts "to strengthen favorable conditions for the displaced and refugees to return in line with worldwide law". But Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani arrived shortly before the summit and left minutes after it began.
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    Burkina Faso: Canadian Kidnapped in Burkina Faso Found Dead

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    Ms Freeland said that Canada is working with the Burkina Faso government and other worldwide partners "to pursue those responsible and bring them to justice. A Canadian citizen, who was abducted in the landlocked West African country of Burkina Faso two days ago, has been found dead. "It's a awful thing, a bad thing".
  • Mueller says Buzzfeed story on Trump 'not accurate'

    Mueller says Buzzfeed story on Trump 'not accurate'

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    Buzzfeed said its report was based on testimony from two unnamed law enforcement officials investigating the matter. U.S. President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen , created a stir when he was photographed outside his New York City apartment with his arm in a sling and a hospital ID bracelet on his wrist.
  • Trump attacks top Democrat for rejecting Mexico wall deal

    Trump attacks top Democrat for rejecting Mexico wall deal

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    President Trump speaks about the partial government shutdown, immigration and border security in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House Saturday. Others said the president, who has moved to end both DACA and TPS , was trying to give back things he had taken away. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., who is pursuing a 2020 presidential bid, said on CNN's "State of the Union" that her counter-offer to Trump would be "what we put on the table a year ago and voted for, which was to ...
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    Frostbite risk with Wind Chill Advisory tonight

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    All of Southern Ontario is now under an extreme cold warning. The City of Brampton tweeted earlier on Saturday that plowing and salting of priority roads was already underway across the city. Winds from the northwest at 20 km/h and gusting to 40. A low of -32C is forecast for tonight with a wind chill of -33C in the evening and -44C overnight.
  • Two dead, 25 hurt in French ski resort fire

    Two dead, 25 hurt in French ski resort fire

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    The cause of the fire is not immediately known but around 70 firemen had brought it under control by day-break. Two other buildings were affected in the fire, including the Chanel boutique. Footage from the scene shows fire crews using ladders to try and rescue people from inside the three-storey building. According to reports, 60 people were in the building, many of them Brazilians.
  • Syrian military used new air defense system during Sunday strike

    Syrian military used new air defense system during Sunday strike

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    Syria's Pantsir and Buk air defense missile systems were used to shoot down Israeli rockets and knocked out seven of them. During his historic visit to Chad, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu proudly suggested that Israel was responsible for the attack, saying that Israel's policies against its enemies are iron-clad.
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    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.