• Pope in Historic UAE Visit Urges Faith Leaders to Reject War

    Pope in Historic UAE Visit Urges Faith Leaders to Reject War

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    In his address, the pontiff pushed the need for justice, equality of citizens' rights and an end to all wars, including in Yemen . Most of the UAE's population is Muslim, but the country contains about 1.2 million Christians, most of which are expatriates from India and the Philippines.
  • Ocasio-Cortez to bring Kavanaugh critic to Trump's SOTU

    Ocasio-Cortez to bring Kavanaugh critic to Trump's SOTU

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    Archila was one of several protesters who confronted Flake as he was getting into an elevator in the Senate building last September. Archila and fellow activist Maria Gallagher blocked the doors of the elevator from closing as they cornered Flake.
  • Freezing rain leads to school bus cancellations

    Freezing rain leads to school bus cancellations

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    There could be some wet snow mixed in across northernmost portions close to the Illinois-Wisconsin state line. Motorists are encouraged to adjust their driving to the conditions and slow down. Eastern Quebec will see snow changing to freezing rain overnight from Monday to Tuesday. This snow is the result of a Colorado low that will track over Northeastern Ontario Monday evening.
  • USA Promotes Actions against Legitimate Gov't of Venezuela at UN

    USA Promotes Actions against Legitimate Gov't of Venezuela at UN

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    Earlier, American diplomats left the USA embassy in Caracas in a convoy of vehicles with a police escort en route to the airport, according to a Reuters witness. "We hope the country that accuses others can do likewise itself", Ma told the council. Mr Maduro has accused Mr Guaido of mounting a coup and cut ties with the US.
  • Putin to pull plug on nuclear arms pact after US does same

    Putin to pull plug on nuclear arms pact after US does same

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    Lavrov on Saturday repeated accusations that Washington itself has been in violation of the deal for many years, while Russian Federation "tried everything to save the treaty" in several rounds of diplomatic talks. There is no shortage of critics who have pointed out President Donald Trump's monumental strategic mistake in unilaterally withdrawing the United States from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty.
  • Vijay Mallya's Extradition Cleared By UK, Has 2 Weeks To Appeal

    Vijay Mallya's Extradition Cleared By UK, Has 2 Weeks To Appeal

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    The U.K. Home Cecretary approved the extradition request of Indian authorities to bring back Vijay Mallya to face fraud and money laundering charges. Known for his flashy lifestyle, Mallya was a leading figure among India's business elite. The loans were meant to bail out his failed carrier Kingfisher Airlines.
  • Iran defies U.S. with display of long-range cruise missile

    Iran defies U.S. with display of long-range cruise missile

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    The surface-to-surface weapon, named Hoveizeh , is from the Soumar family of cruise missiles, which Iran added to its arsenal in 2015, according to Defense Minister Amir Hatami. The resolution - which was in Iran's nuclear deal - called upon the country to not develop ballistic missiles created to deliver nuclear weapons for eight years.
  • Federal Prosecutors Reportedly Subpoena Trump Inaugural Committee

    Federal Prosecutors Reportedly Subpoena Trump Inaugural Committee

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    The committee was chaired by Trump's longtime friend Thomas Barrack, who the Times said is not mentioned in the subpoena. Foreign contributions to inaugural funds and PACs are prohibited under federal law. Mueller said in January that Gates was cooperating with "several ongoing investigations" when he sought to delay his sentencing. Patten agreed to cooperate with investigators as part of the deal.
  • Leak of Trump’s daily schedule prompts White House fury

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    The schedules reveal Mr. Trump's days at the White House contain hours of unstructured time punctuated by intelligence briefings, lunches, media interviews and meetings with administration officials. Several conservatives and allies of the president expressed similar concern over the leak and also defended the president from accusations that the unstructured time in his schedule proves he's not productive.
  • French yellow vest protesters back on the streets

    French yellow vest protesters back on the streets

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    Nearly 14,000 people are participating in a yellow vest march in Paris on Saturday to pay tribute to those injured in demonstrations and to condemn the police for using high-velocity rubber ball launchers, local media reported, citing a non-governmental organization.
  • Lunar New Year welcomes the year of the pig

    Lunar New Year welcomes the year of the pig

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    Nevertheless, experts expect Chinese consumers to be more economical in their shopping compared to previous years due to caution over China's ongoing trade war with the United States. China issued dietary guidelines in 2016 recommending people halve their meat consumption - a move lauded by environmentalists as a way to cut greenhouse gas emissions as well as boosting public health.
  • More than 40 mummies discovered in Egyptian desert province

    More than 40 mummies discovered in Egyptian desert province

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    The ministry said the tombs of the mummies "are in a good conservation condition and among them found mummies of children wrapped in linen, or decorated with Demotic handwriting ". Egyptian authorities are not hiding the fact that they are investing in archaeology to attract tourists after eight years during which there were two revolutions and various terror attacks that affected tourism, one of the pillars of the national economy.
  • 'Drug lord' El Chapo 'drugged and raped girls as young as 13'

    'Drug lord' El Chapo 'drugged and raped girls as young as 13'

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    But the papers were opened after lawyers for the New York Times and Vice News filed an application to make them public. He is accused of leading the Sinaloa drug cartel, largely considered to be one of the most powerful and ruthless criminal organizations in existence.
  • Belichick makes experience count to claim sixth Super Bowl title

    Belichick makes experience count to claim sixth Super Bowl title

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    Mahomes' girlfriend, Brittany, shared a look at the Chiefs quarterback napping on the sofa on Sunday with a very good (and bored) dog. A low-scoring Super Bowl slog between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams yielded the lowest television ratings for the big game in 10 years, according to preliminary figures released Monday.