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Song of Norway To Trump: Fight Climate Change

Mr. Trump, in his meeting with Solberg ahead of the press conference, said he is "very liked by her country". The two leaders had a friendly meeting in the Oval Office earlier in the day. Norway has sought to be an global leader in efforts to reduce planet-warming carbon emissions. It made it very hard for us to deal in terms of business. Read More »

Japanese Crime Boss Arrested After His Yakuza Tattoos Go Viral

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His arrest apparently came after photos of him sitting around a checkers table were posted on Facebook in August a year ago by a Thai who was impressed by the man's tattoos. Thai police followed Shirai's trail and detained him for visa violations. Shigeharu Shirai is wanted over the shooting death of an upper-level member of the Kodo-kai, an affiliate gang of the Yamaguchi-gumi, in the town of Takasucho in Tsu City in July of 2003. Read More »

Report warns London could see 'lost decade' of employment with hard Brexit

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The EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, said on Tuesday the EU would not give financial firms based in Britain a general "passport" to do business in the single market. Mr Khan's study indicates a serious hit to the economy in the event of a significant break with the customs union and single market. Prime Minister Theresa May meets financiers from firms including Goldman Sachs on Thursday to discuss the impact of Brexit on Europe's financial capital, as London's mayor said ... Read More »

NHS A&E waiting times worst on record as hospital crowding soars

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Just 85.1 per cent of patients at A&E were seen within four hours - 1 percentage point down on the same month past year and the equal lowest figure on record with January 2017. Hopson added that the government needed to find a long-term funding solution for the NHS in England. The letter from doctors in England and Wales sets out some of the impact of this pressure. Read More »

Donald Trump Signals Openness to North Korea Diplomacy in Interview

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Openness to dialogue is, of course, a mildly positive signal. North Korea tested an intercontinental ballistic missile that demonstrated the theoretical range of hitting anywhere in the U.S. Past year was marked by terse back and forth between Trump and North Korea, both parties threatening to destroy each other as Pyongyang showcased its rapidly advancing missile program through a number of ballistic missile tests. Read More »

USA working with partners to secure India's NSG membership: envoy

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Juster, who was earlier Under Secretary at the US Commerce Department, urged India to take advantage of its growing ties with the US and transform itself as an alternative hub for US business in the Indo-Pacific region. "We also expect in the very near future India to join the Australia Group on chemical and biological weapons". According to the National Foundation for American Policy, more than half of privately-held companies worth United States dollars 1 billion or more in the U.S. Read More »

John Kelly Bans Personal Cellular Devices in West Wing

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The Trump administration could see increased turnover as more White House staffers and some members of Trump's cabinet eye the exits. "It's created to prevent leaks and ensure the productivity of the people who work here", the official told ABC News . Read More »

BJP, RSS people are Hindutva terrorists: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

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No section of the society, be it farmers, women, rural population or youth, was happy with the current dispensation, Shah said at the event. "This anti-Hindu government is playing vote bank politics". "Has the money reached the people of the state?" the BJP president said. Meanwhile, CM Siddaramaiah accused BJP, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Bajrang Dal of harbouring extremist elements, news agency ANI reported. Read More »

Turkey summons Russia, Iran envoys over Idlib violence

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Security system of the Russian Khmeimim air base and Russian Naval CSS point in the city of Tartus successfully warded off a terrorist attack with massive application of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) through the night of 5th - 6th January, 2018. Read More »

Suspect in NYC subway passageway pipe bomb attack due in court

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One component connected to the wires was a Christmas light bulb, something authorities say is often featured in instructions online for making a pipe bomb. The accused subway bomber in last month's attack in Times Square will be arraigned in court Thursday. Ullah, 27, was the only person seriously hurt in the December 11 attack. Read More »

Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway: 'Nobody here talks about Hillary Clinton'

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During a campaign feud with former Mexican President Vicente Fox, Trump threatened that his opposition to the wall would result in it getting "10 feet taller". "Russian interference matters and it doesn't delegitimize the president's victory", Cuomo said. - Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) January 11, 2018Kellyanne Conway told CNN's @ ChrisCuomo: "We don't care about her". Read More »

US Issues Highest Level 'Do Not Travel' Warning on Mexican States

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Geography enthusiasts will note that this includes many of Mexico City's suburbs as well as popular resort destinations like Acapulco, Mazatlán, and Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo. The state of Gurrero, according to the Guardian , became infamous after 434 students disappeared in 2014. Personal travel by land and to the resort city of Acapulco had already been prohibited. Read More »

Dutch journalists go global by 'roasting' new USA ambassador

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Hoekstra's first false comments were made in 2015, in which the former MI congressman said the "Islamic movement" has sent Europe into "chaos", adding that cars and politicians were being burned inside the Netherlands. One reporter told him: "This is the Netherlands, you have to answer questions", while another asked if the ambassador could name a politician who had been set on fire in recent years. Read More »

Bear attacks man outside Florida apartment

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The 911 call revealed that Meunier suffered a minor facial laceration from the bear attack . Meunier said there were three bears outside his home. "It wasnt until I got back inside, looked down at my hand, and saw blood all over". Wednesday. Mr Meunier, 41, sustained a number of cuts, including a large one on his face, which later needed fours hours of surgery and 41 stitches. Read More »

Baker: Massachusetts won't impose Medicaid work requirement

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For instance, Kentucky past year proposed work requirements for able-bodied adults to get Medicaid insurance as well as new fees for all members based on income. Story two: In accordance with the magical bootstrap theory, lack of Medicaid kicks all the lazy poors into gear, everyone gets a job, health outcomes improve, poverty goes down. Read More »

Voters Wary of Trump, Confident in Economy

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President Trump has regularly shouted down negative polls with cries of "fake news" - but all of these numbers come from a poll he chose to tweet about. Almost half of voters, or 49%, say Obama is "more responsible for the current state of the economy", as opposed to the 40% of voters who say Trump deserves the credit. Read More »

Deceased woman found at Gwinnett Place Mall ID'd

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Man previously had been reported as a missing adult on October 8 by a family member before returning home. Investigators have identified a woman whose remains were found in an abandoned Subway in the food court at Gwinnett Place Mall. Reports about the discovery of the body indicate Man had been wearing a "black mesh style" jumpsuit and black tennis shoes (which were found next to the corpse). Read More »

MLK Foundation hosts annual King celebration

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A trolley will be available for those with difficulty walking. Lexington's annual celebration and commemoration of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday will take place Monday, Jan. Monna Mayhall, Associate Rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, will speak on the topic "A King for All Nations". For more information, contact the Rev. Read More »

United States rejects Pakistan's claims of suspending military-intelligence cooperation

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And as United States aid levels have diminished - reflecting bipartisan unhappiness with Pakistani policy - aid from the Chinese has increased. "Now all veils are off... "We stand ready to work with Pakistan in combatting all terrorists without distinction". Olson's article comes amid a period of heightened tensions between the two nations that followed accusations from US President Donald Trump , who accused Pakistan of giving nothing but lies and deceit, thinking US leaders to be fools. Read More »

Shepard Smith Hits Trump With A Brutal Fact Check On Russia Investigation

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Paul Manafort , the campaign manager, Rick Gates, both indicted and the investigation continues reportedly into Trump team ties to Russians and potential money laundering and the rest. "So we'll see what happens", Trump added. Smith was referring to guilty pleas from former national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos in relation to the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

Immigration agents raid South Florida 7-Eleven stores

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested 21 immigrants in a predawn raid of almost 100 7-Eleven convenience stores across the country, according to the AP. He said he fears for some of the country's workers and their families. In a statement , 7-Eleven Inc said its stores operate independently on a franchisee basis but they are required to adhere to all federal and local laws. Read More »

Californian man dies hiking Australia's sweltering outback

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A 33-year-old USA tourist has been found dead on a popular hiking trail in Australia's Northern Territory (NT). His body was found at the base of the mountain just after 5pm. "It wouldn't be a terribly advisable thing to do in 40-degree heat to actually sprint away". The US Consulate has been advised. Parks and Wildlife recommend trekkers allow six hours to do the walk. Read More »

Democrats to invite sex misconduct victims to Trump's State of the Union

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During last week's Globes, celebrities donned black as a form of protest to show solidarity with both the #MeToo movement and the #TimesUp movement. Lois Frankel (D-FL) tweeted that she will be wearing black to the event. Sixty-six of them are Democrats. Last year Speier acknowledged that she was a victim of sexual assault on Capitol Hill when she was a young congressional aide. Read More »

RSPCA investigate koala found screwed to a pole in Queensland

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Murray Chambers, co-founder of Koala Rescue Queensland , which first responded to calls about the koala, said the animal appeared to have been hit by a vehicle. Koala rescuer Murray Chambers told ABC this was the first time he had seen such a unusual and cruel act. KRQ president Murray Chambers said he thought he was hearing things when told about the incident. Read More »

Some Christian Celebrities Praise Oprah After Golden Globes Speech, Presidential Rumors

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Trump said " Oprah will be lots of fun", adding that he didn't think she would actually run. The president added that he appeared on one of her final shows and said he knows her " very well". On the one hand, after a Trump presidency, I would kill for a tiresome individual with specific policy ideas who could speak soporifically about fixing Obamacare until I became bored and turned on "The Bachelorette". Read More »

Feinstein Releases Fusion Founder Transcript; Dossier Author Feared Trump Blackmailed

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Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) did something illegal by releasing the unclassified Senate testimony of a co-founder of Fusion GPS . Feinstein used her own authority to make public a long set of questions and answers from August between Senate Judiciary Committee investigators and Glenn Simpson , whose political research shop, Fusion GPS , plays a key role in the Russian Federation saga. Read More »

High on viagra, this man strolled naked through Phuket airport spreading faeces

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Visitors to Phuket International Airport were terrified to witness a naked man strolling around the departure hall, yelling and throwing his own poo at staff. Once apprehended by security, Cho was removed to the less populated area of the terminal, where he eventually "regained his composure" and admitted to ingesting too much Viagra, according to airport officials. Read More »

Express names those who can replace Zidane at Real

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That's it", Zidane said in the press conference ahead of the game. "Because I am happy with my squad". "I believe in the work we're doing - I will not throw in the towel", the 1998 World Cup victor said. "In the second half there was a team in front that maybe made the pressure better, we failed to get the ball out". We have to talk, say what we think and help everyone improve. Read More »