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France seeks new deal with United Kingdom over migrants

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But is it all finalized? Gérard Collomb, France's interior minister, told Le Parisien over the weekend: "I want to come up with an additional protocol in these agreements, and concrete measures regarding the coverage of certain costs by the United Kingdom and the management of more people, for receiving refugees and unaccompanied minors". Read More »

Philippines shuts more schools as volcano spews ash and lava

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The lava was quietly flowing in some places but at times Mount Mayon was erupting like a fountain, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said. There are five alert levels for the country's volcanoes, ranging from no alert at level zero to an ongoing hazardous eruption at level 5. Hospital officials were on alert for cases related to the ash eruptions . Read More »

If you didn't get the false missile alert, this might be why

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On Saturday officials knew within three minutes that the error happened, but it took 38 minutes for the message to be sent out by the Emergency Alert System because that button was not programmed and in place, Miyagi said. The initial alert sent terrified people scrambling for shelter, believing they were about to die . The emergency worker who mistakenly caused a ballistic missile alert to be sent across Hawaii was reassigned pending outcome of an internal investigation. Read More »

Karthik to replace injured Saha for third South Africa Test

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Parthiv looked fluent with the bat in the first innings during his knock of 19 but was done by a brilliant delivery from debutant Lungi Ngidi becoming his maiden Test scalp. If the 32-year-old will get a chance to play the last Test of the series, it will be his first Test since 2010 when he played against Bangladesh in Chittagong. Read More »

Hawaii False Alarm Highlights Nuclear War 'Tightrope'

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It sounds like he said "I'd" in the sentence about Kim Jong Un . But officials said both countries, which hold veto power at the United Nations Security Council, would be briefed afterward. "It is a tough discussion to have because no one wants to move to the admission that North Korea has reached the point where they have, in effect, reached or will shortly have all the attributes of a nuclear state whether we like it or not", Mr. Read More »

South Africa Will Formally Protest Trump's 'Sh**hole' Comment

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Ivana Trump's comments echo the President's own remarks to reporters at a dinner photo opportunity in Florida on Sunday night that "I'm not a racist ". Asked what he would do to prevent a repeat, said, "We hope it won't happen again". Jerrold Nadler and Hakeem Jeffries, and Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul among them - took the stage to denounce Trump's comments as the crowd sang Haitian folk songs in unison while waving flags and protest signs. Read More »

Army kills 7 Pak soldiers along LoC in retaliatory action

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It also claimed that three Indian soldiers were killed and several injured but the Indian Army denied this. The Indian army also announced that it had killed six members of the jihadi group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM). Instead of accepting the death of 7 of its soldiers, Pakistan said its troops returned fire, reportedly killing three Indian soldiers. Defence experts argued that India requires a less reactive and belligerent military policy in order to engage with Pakistan. Read More »

#Shithole - Group Urges Nigeria, AU to Rise Against Trump

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Mr Trump commented as Mr Durbin was presenting details of a compromise immigration plan that included providing $1.6 billion for a first instalment of the president's long-sought border wall. If the furor over Trump's remarks have overshadowed annual tributes to the man who paid for the fight against racism with his life, it also risks relegating a pressing question about immigration that triggered the President's remarks: what will happen to the program that has allowed the thousands ... Read More »

Nuke missile alert hampers Vancouverites' Hawaii holidays

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Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill, ' read the message, in capital letters. The agency changed protocols to require that two people send an alert and made it easier to cancel a false alarm. The alert was triggered after an error at the emergency management administration. Logan promised a written report, and state lawmakers announced they would hold a hearing next Friday. Read More »

Rocket Lands in Indian Embassy in Kabul, No Casualties Reported

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Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said there was no fire in the incident. "The rocket has clipped the top of the three-storied Indo-Tibetan Border Police barracks". Within hours of the attack, the Taliban terrorist group claimed responsibility, confirming that the Indian Embassy had been the target, due to India's economic aid to the Afghani government. Read More »

What Sanchez Told His Teammate About United Back In 2010

It was reported that Manchester City had chose to drop their interest in Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez after holding meetings with the club to discuss the financial aspects of the deal. "It's added pressure that a player doesn't need, so I think it's the best for him and for us, while the doubt is in the air, to protect him". The deal will make him the Premier League's highest-paid player and will also see him take an iconic shirt number at Old Trafford . Read More »

Google says "no changes" to mapping platform in China after report

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In addition to the China version of the Google Maps site, the company has also launched a map app for iPhones in that country as well. While the United States tech giant's flagship search engine is still inaccessible in the country, users have discovered mobile apps with map functions based on Google data have become accessible in recent days. Read More »

Korea to send orchestra to Winter Olympics

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Formed in 2012 to project a more modern image of North Korea , the Moranbong Band are among the country's few performers to have attracted worldwide interest. North Korea maintains that the waitresses were abducted by South Korea's National Intelligence Service and that their manager tricked them into defecting. Read More »

African nation summons USA envoy over Trump's rhetoric

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Johnson believes that these comments bear a similar rhetoric to discussions on immigration that occurred during the 50s and 60s, which were meant as a rallying call to "energize the base" before the 2018 midterm elections. Trump, who has faced questions about his diet and his mental health , joked on the eve of his exam that the test had better go well - for the sake of the stock market. Read More »

Trump's 'Shithole' Comments Were Not Racist, Rand Paul Says

President Donald Trump said Sunday that a program that protects immigrants who were brought to the US illegally as children is "probably dead", casting a cloud over already tenuous negotiations just days before a deadline on a government funding deal that Democrats have tied to immigration. Read More »

Panic as major United Kingdom govt contractor teeters

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Although Carillion is a construction company, it also provides facilities management and maintenance services such as cleaning and catering in the U.K.'s National Health Service hospitals, providing meals in 900 schools, and maintaining prisons. Read More »

Trump denies making racist comments

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Sen. David Perdue , R-Ga., who played golf with Trump at Trump International on December 26, attended the Thursday meeting and said Sunday the president did not use the vulgarism widely attributed to him over the last few days. On Sunday, Trump blamed Democrats for the break-down in negotiations, writing on Twitter that it was "probably dead because the Democrats don't really want it". Read More »

Boston Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Writer Tonyaa Weathersbee describes the process and struggle to remove Confederate statues in Memphis and shares the inspiration behind the Memphis City Council's vote to remove two statues in the city last month. One Martin Luther King, Jr . scholarship recipient says this was not her first year applying for the scholarship. Even as King's work continues to inspire generations of leaders, the fight for universal recognition of the holiday in the United States still isn't over. Read More »

Martin Luther King Jr. remembered in Paducah on his 89th birthday

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In the year when the date of his assassination will turn 50 members of the Hazard and Perry County Community came together to remember the life and work of Dr. Day, to commemorate the civil rights leader's January 15 birthday and his contributions to the United States. "It's important for other people to understand that we are all equal". Read More »

South Africa to formally protest Trump's 's---hole countries' remarks

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He said Trump used the most vulgar term " more than once". Late last week , the USA president reportedly referred to several nations, and all of Africa, as "shitholes". Mr Trump's comment has triggered widespread condemnation. And it ignores the fact that through history, millions of people have come to this country to flee unbearable conditions. Read More »

Closing Comments: The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

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She said the message is one that comes naturally to students. In a recent column, Sanford looked back at two of King's highly publicized stops in the city - the first in 1957 following the Montgomery bus boycott when King was just 28 years old, and the second in 1959. Read More »

Storm could dump several inches of snow in parts of Arkansas

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With snow falling across much of the region Tuesday morning it will make for a tricky commute with major and secondary roadways taking on snow and ice. All rain is to the north of I-70 this evening, but it will continue to move to the south tonight . Eventually snow will develop into the evening and overnight hours. Read More »

Amala Paul surrenders before Crime branch

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He was released on bail after furnishing a bond of Rs 1 lakh and two sureties, said Inspector General of Police S. Sreejith. Gopi , in his anticipatory bail petition, had contended that the allegations were prima facie false. The three are accused of getting their luxury cars registered in Puducherry on the basis of fake addresses. Her bail plea would be considered after 10 days, the court said. Read More »

New Zealand to bat first in final T20 against Windies

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Both reached the three figure mark in 35 balls. The West Indies get their last chance at a win on their New Zealand tour when they bowl first in the final Twenty20 in Mount Maunganui on Wednesday. Apart from Munro and Guptill, each of the other five batsmen to bat hit at least one six apiece, making it the first instance when each of the top seven batsmen in a T20I innings have hit at least one six. Read More »

African Ambassadors At UN Demand Apology Over 'Shithole' Comment

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Washington Post reporter Josh Dawsey tweeted: 'White House official told me there is debate internally on whether Trump said " shithole " or "shithouse". African ambassadors at the United Nations have termed as "outrageous, racist and xenophobic" recent remarks by United States President Donald Trump describing Haitian and African countries as " shithole countries ". Read More »

Slain UPenn student's parents say they 'won't succumb to hate'

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The body of 19-year-old Bernstein, a pre-med sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania , was found January 9 buried in a shallow grave at Borrego Park in Lake Forest, California, after his parents reported him missing a week earlier. Bernstein, a University of Pennsylvania student, was last seen on January 2. When that failed, the friend said he went to his girlfriend's house and then returned to the park a few hours later to look for Bernstein. Read More »

Canada welcomes Trump talk of possible NAFTA deadline extension

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Canada and Mexico oppose USA demands to establish rules of origin for NAFTA goods that would set minimum levels of US content for autos, a sunset clause that would terminate the deal if it is not renegotiated every five years and ending the so-called Chapter 19 dispute mechanism. Read More »

South Korean team KT Rolster make esports history

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In addition, South Korea offered to enter the Olympics with North Korea under a united flag, although that is also unresolved as of now. North Korea said the art troupe will comprise 80 orchestra members and 60 members who sing and dance. Read More »

Koreas discuss Northern art troupe's planned visit during Olympics

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The South agreed to the North's proposal, the ministry said. The talks are being held on the northern side of the truce village of Panmunjom on the military demarcation line that divides the Korean Peninsula. The newspaper warns that North Korea has various options that can be used against Washington at an appropriate time. Seoul originally proposed that the talks take place on Monday, in a letter to North Korea's chief delegate Ri Son Gwon sent on Friday. Read More »