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The American president has a strained relationship with the media. He has claimed journalists are "the enemy of the people" and slammed the "fake news" for reports he deems unfavourable. However, BBC Washington Editor Eleanor Montague, whom he was with, told BBC the protester had attacked other crews within the rally but Skean "got the brunt of it".
  • Delhi: Massive fire breaks out in hotel, 9 die

    Delhi: Massive fire breaks out in hotel, 9 die

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    According to the fire department, seven men, a woman and child died in the blaze. A video of the incident showed two people jumping from the fourth floor of the burning building. It is estimated some 120 people were inside the building, built around 25 years ago, according to the hotel's website. The recuse operation was called off around 9:50 am and cooling process was started.
  • US Navy warships sail in South China Sea near contested manmade island

    US Navy warships sail in South China Sea near contested manmade island

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    Two U.S. guided-missile destroyers on Monday sailed near the Chinese manmade island of Mischief Reef in the South China Sea , the location of several territorial conflicts that have raised tensions in the region. China then accused the U.S. of trespassing, and Chinese media announced it had deployed a "far-reaching anti-ship ballistic missile", the DF-26, that was "capable of targeting medium and large ships".
  • Korea, US sign W1.04 tril. cost-sharing deal for USFK

    Korea, US sign W1.04 tril. cost-sharing deal for USFK

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    But with US President Donald Trump calling for his allies to pay an increased share of their defense costs, South Korea was under pressure to pay almost double the current amount, equivalent to nearly $1.4 billion a year. During his election campaign, Trump suggested he could pull back troops from South Korea and Japan unless they took on greater a share of the financial burdens of supporting USA soldiers deployed there.
  • Girl, 6, with cancer sworn in as honorary police officer

    Girl, 6, with cancer sworn in as honorary police officer

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    The six-year-old's condition has worsened, to the point that she is not expected to live too much longer. Freeport, Texas, police chief Raymond Garivey Jr nearly broke down as he sworn in six-year-old Abigail Rose Arias as an honorary officer on February 7.
  • 'I inoculate myself. Germs are not a real thing'

    'I inoculate myself. Germs are not a real thing'

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    The revelation came after co-hosts Ed Henry and Jedediah Bila questioned Hegseth's off-camera consumption of pizza left out afterNational Pizza Day, onSaturday - Newsweek reports. "I can't see them, so, therefore, they are not a real thing". "Someone help me", Bila said. "So, you're becoming immune to all bacteria?" "My dad has that theory too", Bila told him.
  • Saudi FM says authorities dont know where Khashoggi´s body is

    Saudi FM says authorities dont know where Khashoggi´s body is

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    There was no order given to murder Jamal Khashoggi . A senior administration official told the AP that the State Department regularly updates Congress on the status of the case and that the USA government will continue to work to hold accountable those responsible for the death.
  • Iran: Islamic revolution’s 40th anniversary commemorated, crowds chant ‘Death to America’

    Iran: Islamic revolution’s 40th anniversary commemorated, crowds chant ‘Death to America’

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    The 10-day period from the return of Imam Khomeini until the revolution's victory is celebrated annually in Iran, and is known as the Ten-Day Fajr (Dawn). 40 years of repression. This year's celebrations come amid heightened tensions with the United States, which last year withdrew from the 2015 nuclear agreement between Tehran and world powers and reimposed tough sanctions on the Iranian economy.
  • Baby girl stable after three-hour rescue mission

    Baby girl stable after three-hour rescue mission

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    It took emergency workers several hours to get to her . Rescuers were able to make their way down the drain pipes and locate the baby. "Durban fire department and the police search and rescue [unit] have cleared around the pipe and are trying to reach the child".
  • Trump Holds El Paso Rally Followed by 'Ingraham Angle' Interview

    Trump Holds El Paso Rally Followed by 'Ingraham Angle' Interview

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    The rally comes as O'Rourke nears a decision on whether to join the Democratic race to challenge Trump in 2020 following a closer-than-expected loss to U.S. Now, immediately upon its building, with a powerful barrier in place, El Paso is one of the safest cities in our country". The statements have been widely rejected by city officials .
  • 100,000 jobs at risk in Germany from 'no deal' Brexit

    100,000 jobs at risk in Germany from 'no deal' Brexit

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    British lawmakers in January overwhelmingly rejected the deal she had agreed with Brussels previous year. Yvette Cooper and Nick Boles, two senior backbenchers whose anti-no-deal amendment failed to gain majority support last month, have not yet made a final decision about whether to table a reworked version or wait until 27 February, the Guardian understands.
  • 39 die, dozens sick in India from ingesting spurious liquor

    39 die, dozens sick in India from ingesting spurious liquor

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    At least 72 people have died and several others fallen sick from drinking illegally-brewed liquor containing toxic methanol in several villages in the northern India , officials said. The Kushinagar government said the liquor could have originated in Bihar, where any alcohol is prohibited. Senior police officer Dinesh Kumar said police were investigating whether any other people had consumed the deadly alcohol.
  • Demonstrator loses hand at Paris ‘yellow vest’ march

    Demonstrator loses hand at Paris ‘yellow vest’ march

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    One seriously injured protester taken to hospital. The protestor had his hand partially blown off by a teargas grenade during violent clashes between riot police and the demonstrators near the parliament building in the French capital. A auto, motorbikes and multiple trash bins were set ablaze as the protest moved toward the city's Invalides monument but France's Interior Ministry said this week's protest was significantly smaller than last week's.
  • Priyanka Gandhi wows crowds in Lucknow along with Rahul, Scindia

    Priyanka Gandhi wows crowds in Lucknow along with Rahul, Scindia

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    She has so far followed seven accounts and they include Congress President Rahul Gandhi , the Congress, Ahmed Patel, Randeep S Surjewala, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot. "Everyone knows that when Priyanka Gandhi is in Delhi she wears jeans and top but dons saree and sindoor when she comes to the constituencies". Priyanka's appointment as the general secretary assumes significance as the Congress is desperately trying to revive itself in the Hindi-speaking state, which ...
  • Obama's Ambassador to Israel Slams Rep. Omar

    Obama's Ambassador to Israel Slams Rep. Omar

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    Shapiro continued on Twitter that "Some of us remained uncomfortably quiet after her BDS flip-flop & other offensive remarks because we were aware of efforts to work with her: by colleagues, party leaders, her local Jewish community". Last month, she acknowledged that she "unknowingly" used an anti-Semitic trope after a 2012 tweet surfaced in which she said , "Israel has hypnotized the world , may Allah awaken the people and help them see the evil doings of Israel".
  • Acting Pentagon Chief Makes Surprise Visit To Afghanistan

    Acting Pentagon Chief Makes Surprise Visit To Afghanistan

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    The Taliban want all American troops to withdraw. "It's not about the United States, it's about Afghanistan", Shanahan told reporters travelling with him from Washington. "Our demand about having an official political office is clear, we want that our office in Doha is recognised by the global community and the United Nations", Shahin said.