• ‘Collusion’ Setback: Trump Jr. Did Not Call Donald Trump About Tower Meeting
‘Collusion’ Setback: Trump Jr. Did Not Call Donald Trump About Tower Meeting

Trump", Feinstein wrote. Adam Schiff , D-Calif., who now chairs the House Intelligence Committee, were openly skeptical of Trump Jr.'s account, noting that his first explanations of the meetings were misleading. Trump Jr. spoke to the Senate Judiciary Committee in September 2017 behind closed doors. Trump Jr.'s phone records included calls wit...

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  • 129 of 130 arrested in US visa fraud scheme are Indians
129 of 130 arrested in US visa fraud scheme are Indians

The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement or ICE, till Thursday, had arrested 130 students from the fake Farmington University in Greater Detroit area. According to the Detroit Free Press , on Wednesday, ICE arrested 130 foreign students across the country who were enrolled in the fake school. After obtaining an F-1 visa, the student has to stay ...

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  • Trump says
Trump says "good chance" to declare national emergency for border wall funding

President Donald Trump on Friday said there is a "a good chance" he will declare a national emergency at the southern border to unlock Defense Department dollars for a wall, and signaled he may announce it during his State of the Union address Tuesday.

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  • Nigeria’s vice president in helicopter crash: Aide releases statement
Nigeria’s vice president in helicopter crash: Aide releases statement

Osinbajo headed first to Kabba, and while landing at the Kabba Stadium, the helicopter suddenly skidded sideways until it halted on its side few metres away from the intended resting spot". Senior Special Assistant to the President on zMedia and Publicity in the Office of the Vice President , Mr Laolu Akande , confirmed the incident.

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  • Police shoot man in Brisbane Airport after bomb threat
Police shoot man in Brisbane Airport after bomb threat

A man was charged after Brisbane Airport's worldwide terminal was shut down when he allegedly threatened a woman with a knife on Saturday night. The man was threatening people with a knife and claiming to have explosives, eyewitnesses told the Courier Mail .

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  • Facebook, Twitter remove accounts linked to Iran, Russia, Venezuela
Facebook, Twitter remove accounts linked to Iran, Russia, Venezuela

Twitter said it continues to see activity on the service related to the Russian Internet Research Agency , the troll farm that spread divisive information during the 2016 U.S. Twitter said it removed 418 accounts thought to have originated in Russian Federation before Election Day in November but declined to specify exactly when and said it coul...

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  • Dems, Liberal Groups Call on Northam to Resign Over Racist Yearbook Photo
Dems, Liberal Groups Call on Northam to Resign Over Racist Yearbook Photo

The Democratic Party of Virginia tweeted that it has made a decision to "let Governor Northam do the correct thing and resign this morning" but that it had "gotten word he will not do so this morning". As of Saturday afternoon, President Trump has also not said whether he feels Northam should remain in office. "While we respect the Governor's l...

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  • Pacific collateral from the INF Treaty collapse
Pacific collateral from the INF Treaty collapse

New H-1B visa filing rule to give priority to workers with advanced degrees from US Washington: The US has announced a new H-1B visa filing rule from April under which priority would be given to foreign workers with advanced degrees from American universities, a decision that could impact professionals who received higher education in countries ...

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  • Groundhog does not see his shadow, predicting an early spring
Groundhog does not see his shadow, predicting an early spring

Punxsutawney Phil is the groundhog who emerges from his borough in Pennsylvania to predict whether we will have six more weeks of winter-like weather. He typically sees his shadow, though. Punxsutawney is located in Western Pennsylvania, about 80 miles north-east of Pittsburgh. Phil's big day is February 2, and during the rest of the year, he ...

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  • Cherokee Nation: Elizabeth Warren apologized for DNA test
Cherokee Nation: Elizabeth Warren apologized for DNA test

Warren has defended her decision on the campaign trail amid the backlash. I remember - and here's the verdict. She has never claimed tribal membership but took the DNA test after a challenge from President Donald Trump. More worrisome to supporters of Ms. Warren's presidential ambitions, she has yet to allay criticism from grass-roots progressi...

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  • Russia Plays Powerbroker As U.S.-Taliban Talks Gather Steam
Russia Plays Powerbroker As U.S.-Taliban Talks Gather Steam

In his interview Wednesday, Stanikzai said Americans have assured the Taliban they do not want their soldiers to stay in Afghanistan nor do they intend to maintain permanent bases in the country. "Fighting continues but the people of Afghanistan want peace in this never ending war", he wrote on Twitter. A US official said last month that Trump pl...

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  • Judge considers gag order in Roger Stone case
Judge considers gag order in Roger Stone case

The judge gave prosecutors and the defense until February 8 to submit their arguments over the potential gag order. Stone can discuss "foreign relations, immigration or Tom Brady" as much as he wants, the judge said. Trump has denied any collusion with Russian Federation, and Moscow has denied that it interfered in the USA election. Mr Stone,...

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  • 'Havana Syndrome' forces Canada to halve its diplomatic presence in Cuba
'Havana Syndrome' forces Canada to halve its diplomatic presence in Cuba

The mysterious case has sent U.S. -Cuba relations plummeting from what had been a high point when the two countries, estranged for a half century, restored full diplomatic ties under President Barack Obama in 2015. It follows the return of spouses and children a year ago. The illness, which has affected both US and Canadian diplomats, causes di...

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  • Venezuelan opposition leader warns officers to stay away from his family
Venezuelan opposition leader warns officers to stay away from his family

U.S. Republican Senator Marco Rubio tweeted on Thursday that a "French national" working for Noor Capital was in Caracas "to arrange the theft of more Gold from #venezuela ". The vice president will discuss the current situation in Venezuela as tensions remain high between Nicolás Maduro and self-proclaimed President Juan Guaidó.

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  • Students killed in walkway collapse at South African school, say officials
Students killed in walkway collapse at South African school, say officials

Of the three deceased, two are males and one is a female. "It is painful to see those tiny bodies in that state". Lesufi left the school a short while ago to visit some of the children injured in the collapse. 1, 2019. Emergency services are at the scene. " It is a sad day and we didn't plan nor anticipate to have this kind of a disaster",...

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  • Second Trump-Kim summit planned for Vietnam, source says
Second Trump-Kim summit planned for Vietnam, source says

President Trump rehashed the disagreements with his intelligence officials on Thursday, just one day after publicly criticizing them about Iran . "The president has a unsafe habit of undermining the intelligence community to fit his alternate reality", Senator Mark Warner, the vice chair of the upper house's intelligence committee, tweeted .

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  • Cory Booker: New Jersey Democrat joins presidential race
Cory Booker: New Jersey Democrat joins presidential race

He announced his run on the first day of Black History Month, underscoring his consequential status as America's potential second black president after Barack Obama . A prominent Booker supporter, San Francisco attorney Steve Phillips, says he is working on millions of dollars in committed donations to a so-called super PAC that would boost the se...

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  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park Reopening After Long Government Shutdown
Cuyahoga Valley National Park Reopening After Long Government Shutdown

The National Park Service said it was working on reopening all of its parks as quickly as possible, but some parks may not open immediately depending on their staff size and complexity. Trump threatened to shut down the government once again after three weeks if Congressional leaders continue to deny funding for a wall at the U.S. -Mexico border.

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  • U.S. produces new nuclear warhead while accusing Russian Federation of violating INF treaty
U.S. produces new nuclear warhead while accusing Russian Federation of violating INF treaty

The announcement starts a 180-day clock to complete withdrawal "unless Russian Federation returns to compliance" with the agreement. Analysts have said the long-running dispute is aggravating the worst US-Russia tensions since the Cold War ended in 1991 and fear a collapse of the INF Treaty could undermine other agreements aimed at capping the sp...

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  • Democrats' challenges to Trump foreign policy find Senate Republicans support
Democrats' challenges to Trump foreign policy find Senate Republicans support

The US Senate voted to advance an amendment seeking to rein in President Donald Trump's announced withdrawal of American special forces from Syria and put parameters around plans to reduce the number of US forces in Afghanistan. What's next? Today's vote was only procedural and the Senate must hold yet another vote to attach the amendment to the ...

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