• Ruth Bader Ginsburg shows ‘no evidence of remaining disease,’ Supreme Court says
Ruth Bader Ginsburg shows ‘no evidence of remaining disease,’ Supreme Court says

Ginsburg underwent surgery to remove cancerous tumors from her lungs last month. "Justice Ginsburg is unable to be present today, but will participate in the consideration and decision of the cases on the basis of the briefs and the transcripts of oral arguments", Chief Justice John Roberts said on.

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  • FBI probed whether Trump secretly worked for Russia
FBI probed whether Trump secretly worked for Russia

However, the FBI reportedly grew extremely concerned after Comey's firing as Trump himself seemed to hint that the director was let go due to the Russian investigation. During the campaign, FBI officials were troubled by Trump's ties to Russia , and opened an investigation into the campaign in August 2016, two months after the Trump Tower meet...

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  • Tulsi Gabbard announces 2020 presidential run to take on Trump
Tulsi Gabbard announces 2020 presidential run to take on Trump

According to Gabbard, 37, her campaign would primarily focus on "the issue of war and peace". "There is one main issue that is central to the rest, and that is the issue of war and peace", Gabbard told Jones. She also endorsed Keith Ellision for DNC chair in 2017. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and former Vice President Joe Biden for the party'...

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  • Trump floats 'path to citizenship', says H1B changes coming soon
Trump floats 'path to citizenship', says H1B changes coming soon

Trump, a Republican, has embraced changes to the immigration system to favor educated or highly skilled people. In the first two years of Trump's presidency, the administration had made it hard for H-1B visa holders over the extension and issuing of new ones.

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  • Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen to testify before House committee
Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen to testify before House committee

Cummings had pushed a year ago for the committee to summon Cohen to testify about his interactions with the president. Cohen pleaded guilty in November for lying to Congress during private testimony in 2017 about the timing and extent of discussions he had about a Russian real estate deal during Trump's campaign.

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  • Why Are Democrats Opposing The Anti-BDS Bill?
Why Are Democrats Opposing The Anti-BDS Bill?

Key parts of the government shutdown on December 22 after Trump, fellow Republicans and Democrats failed to come to an agreement on the president's demand for more than $5bn in funding for a wall on the US-Mexico border. The Senate voted unanimously last month on spending bills that would keep the government open, with an understanding from the W...

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  • Thai police: Canada, Australia willing to accept Saudi woman
Thai police: Canada, Australia willing to accept Saudi woman

On Wednesday, Australia said it would consider taking Qunun in. The saga of Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun grabbed worldwide attention this week after she barricaded herself in a Bangkok airport hotel room to resist being sent home to her family, which denies any abuse.

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  • Poland arrests Huawei employee on spying charges
Poland arrests Huawei employee on spying charges

A spokesman for the agency, Stanislaw Zaryn, said the two were arrested on Tuesday. No evidence has been produced publicly and the firm has repeatedly denied the claims. As well as producing smartphones, the Chinese corporation develops mobile network infrastructure used in many countries, which some nations see as a potential security risk.

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  • Several inches of snow possible Friday night, heaviest amounts south
Several inches of snow possible Friday night, heaviest amounts south

As we've talked about before with this setup, the exact track of the low is crucial, and any deviation north or south can change the whole look of this system! This stretch is one of the quietest ever observed in the timeframe. You're not only dealing with other drivers but the potential for slick roads. Highs in the mid 30s. Temperatures are exp...

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  • Syria troop withdrawal under way, says US-led coalition
Syria troop withdrawal under way, says US-led coalition

Col. Sean Ryan, spokesman for the coalition fighting the Islamic State group, said the USA started "the process of our deliberate withdrawal from Syria". While the USA military pullout is now officially underway it has made a slow start. Turkey views the Kurdish YPG militia, which forms the core of the SDF force, as a national security threat.

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  • Trump closer to declaring emergency; 800000 won't get paid
Trump closer to declaring emergency; 800000 won't get paid

Wednesday's dramatic showdown between Donald Trump and Democratic leaders and the president's defiant PR trip to the border the following day seemed to confirm observers' fears: a breakthrough in negotiations to end one of the longest shutdowns in USA history is far from imminent.

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  • Missing teen whose parents were shot is found alive, suspect in custody
Missing teen whose parents were shot is found alive, suspect in custody

A suspect has been taken into custody but no more details were immediately available, the sheriff's department said. Closs, 13, has been missing since Monday, Oct. Her grandfather Robert Naiberg told the Minneapolis Star Tribune that the teen was being treated at a hospital before being reunited with family.

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  • Jaguar Land Rover to cut up to 5,000 jobs
Jaguar Land Rover to cut up to 5,000 jobs

A Ford spokesman said the auto maker now assumes that any Brexit deal would keep tariff-free trade between Britain and Europe. It is also working to ramp up its electric auto production. There is also concern about competitiveness post-Brexit. In Jaguar Land Rover's case there are some additional factors beyond the slowdown in the Chinese e...

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  • 'Segregated' classroom photo sparks race row, teacher suspended
'Segregated' classroom photo sparks race row, teacher suspended

A teacher from another school in the town told News24 that racism would never end in the area, especially among white people. It ignited widespread outrage in a country still grappling with racism, 25 years after white-minority rule ended .

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  • In Cairo, Pompeo delivers Trump's vision: Confrontation with Iran
In Cairo, Pompeo delivers Trump's vision: Confrontation with Iran

National Security Advisor John Bolton said that the withdrawal would only occur after the USA had drawn up a contingency plan with its allies in the region to protect Kurdish fighters in Syria from Turkish forces, and to contain Iranian influence in the war-stricken country.

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  • Black Lives Matter Activist Shaun King Implies Innocent Man Committed Murder
Black Lives Matter Activist Shaun King Implies Innocent Man Committed Murder

Jazmine was shot the morning of December 30 as she sat in the back seat of her mother's vehicle during a trip to Joe V's Smart Shop. Jazmine and her three sisters were still in their pajamas as the family drove to a store for breakfast supplies.

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  • Iran says Taliban must have Afghan role, but can’t dominate
Iran says Taliban must have Afghan role, but can’t dominate

The Taliban have rejected numerous requests from regional powers to allow Afghan officials to take part in the talks, insisting that the United States is their main adversary in the 17-year war and that Kabul is a "puppet" regime. Another Taliban source told Reuters the disagreement focused on Washington's insistence that Afghan government ...

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  • German AfD MP brutally beaten in ‘politically-motivated attempted assassination’
German AfD MP brutally beaten in ‘politically-motivated attempted assassination’

The brutal attack comes less than a week after an office belonging to the AfD in the city of Döbeln was bombed in what is also believed by the State Criminal Police Office (LKA) to have been a politically motivated attack. Bremen, Germany's smallest state, holds a regional election on May 26, the same day as European Parliament elections in which A...

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  • Malta to let stranded asylum seekers disembark ahead of redistribution in EU
Malta to let stranded asylum seekers disembark ahead of redistribution in EU

The deal means the 49 migrants, who have been stranded on charity-run boats amid a row over who would take them, can now disembark in Malta . Following Wednesday's deal, Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini accused the European Commission of "facilitating the work of smugglers and NGOs".

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  • Man arrested after suspicious packages were found at foreign consulates and embassies
Man arrested after suspicious packages were found at foreign consulates and embassies

The Australian Federal Police has not yet confirmed if the two incidences are believed to be related. The arrested man is expected to appear in a Melbourne court on Thursday, charged with sending risky articles through the post. The matter is due to return to court on 4 March. "Police have identified all intended recipients and have put pro...

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