• Ocasio-Cortez: 'I'm the boss'
Ocasio-Cortez: 'I'm the boss'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday he wants Democrats to "go on record" about whether they "really support this fantasy novel masquerading as public policy", referring to the Green New Deal-a plan Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called a "sham".

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  • Indian planes bomb Pakistan as Kashmir tensions escalate
Indian planes bomb Pakistan as Kashmir tensions escalate

The meeting decided that a joint session will be called to take Parliament into confidence. India's opposition leaders, many of whom have banded together against the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), congratulated the Indian Air Force (IAF), though they stopped short of praising Modi.

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  • Labour to back proposal for public Brexit vote
Labour to back proposal for public Brexit vote

The Labour Party's motion for the United Kingdom to remain part of an EU customs union was defeated by 323 votes to 240 during the session on Wednesday, leading to party leader confirming previously announced plans to push for a public vote on the government's Brexit proposals.

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  • Huawei Units Plead Not Guilty to U.S. Trade Secret Theft
Huawei Units Plead Not Guilty to U.S. Trade Secret Theft

District Court, Eastern District of New York (Brooklyn); Attorney General of Canada on behalf of the U.S. v. Wanzhou Meng, Supreme Court of British Columbia, Vancouver Registry Court File: 27761. Chen said that the telecom department is attempting to carefully study cybersecurity issues which are a part of the global industry joined efforts to bu...

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  • Civilians cleared from last ISIS enclave in Syria; SDF begins final assault
Civilians cleared from last ISIS enclave in Syria; SDF begins final assault

The SDF began an operation on Friday to clear the last remaining pocket of ISIS fighters from the besieged village of Baghouz, and the operation resumed on Saturday. There were Russians, Indonesians, Bosnians, Daghestani, Kazakhs, Egyptians, Syrians, and Iraqis . "We expect it to be over soon", Syrian Democratic Force spokesman Mustafa Bali tw...

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  • Storm water floods California towns only reachable by boat
Storm water floods California towns only reachable by boat

Supervisor Lynda Hopkins advised residents in the flood areas to avoid contact with the water because it may contain human and animal waste, medical and household waste and sharp objects. The river reached 44.3 feet Wednesday afternoon, he said, more than 12 feet above flood stage. By Wednesday night the Russian River crested at 45ft - almost 14f...

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  • Canada's Trudeau denies ex-AG's claim of interference in corruption case
Canada's Trudeau denies ex-AG's claim of interference in corruption case

In total, the former attorney general recounted 10 meetings and 10 phone calls she had with Trudeau and top government officials urging leniency for the firm. At the time that Wilson-Raybould says she was being pressured to cut a deal, Quebec was also in the middle of a heated provincial election that eventually led to the ousting of Quebec Liberal...

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  • Warm roads lessen impact of overnight snow; forecasters watching Sunday system
Warm roads lessen impact of overnight snow; forecasters watching Sunday system

Mountain temperatures will be similar, with winds in the 10 to 20 miles per hour range that could gust to up to 50 miles per hour in some places. High temperatures next Sunday , Monday , and Tuesday next week are only expected to be in the upper teens.

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  • Meaning of Abhinandan will change now PM
Meaning of Abhinandan will change now PM

India and Pakistan - both nuclear powers - claim all of Kashmir , but each controls only parts of it. It says other airports, including the one located in the eastern city of Lahore that borders India , will remain closed until March 4.

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  • Bush's Service Dog Now Helping Recovering Veterans
Bush's Service Dog Now Helping Recovering Veterans

The service dog that stood by former President George H.W. Bush's side until his death a year ago started a new role at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Wednesday. John Miller, from America's Vet Dogs in Smithtown, where Sully was trained, says the pup's main job will be "putting smiles on faces". Named after Chesley "Su...

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  • Pakistan bans Bollywood films amid India tensions
Pakistan bans Bollywood films amid India tensions

Hours later, Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority said it shut Pakistani airspace to all commercial flights on Wednesday, without elaborating or indicating when the flights might resume. Talking to Geo News, they said Pakistan has not targeted civilians and only military targets were hit. According to a report by the Reuters news agency, at leas...

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  • Trump demanded top clearance for Kushner
Trump demanded top clearance for Kushner

Career security officials had recommended against granting a clearance to Kushner, the president's son-in-law. The president reportedly overrode concerns by intelligence officials and ordered a clearance for Kushner, and McCain said the situation showed why family members should not serve in the White House.

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  • Did Trump order Kushner's clearance, despite concerns?
Did Trump order Kushner's clearance, despite concerns?

Trump; Kushner's attorney; and Trump's daughter Ivanka, who is also Kushner's wife, have said the president wasn't involved with arranging the clearances. Kushner's temporary clearance was suspended by Kelly in February 2018, along with other officials operating under temporary clearances, as part of measures to tighten procedures after White H...

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  • How Pakistan clearly violated Article 13 of Geneva Convention
How Pakistan clearly violated Article 13 of Geneva Convention

To this, the MEA, in a statement, said , "India also strongly objected to Pakistan's vulgar display of injured personnel of the Indian Air Force in violation of all norms of International Humanitarian Law and the Geneva Convention". According to Ghafoor, the IAF jets were shot down after they crossed the Line of Control. Pakistan initially res...

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  • Kashmir: Pakistan readies to hand over Indian pilot
Kashmir: Pakistan readies to hand over Indian pilot

According to the Indian Air Force , in the same clash another MiG-21 shot down Pakistan's F-16 of U.S. manufacture. As a precaution amid the increased military activity, Pakistan has shut its airspace, forcing commercial airlines to reroute.

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  • Canada to allow extradition case against Huawei executive
Canada to allow extradition case against Huawei executive

After her arrest at Vancouver International Airport last December, Canada's Department of Justice announced today that it has issued an Authority to Proceed, formally commencing an extradition process in the case of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou .

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  • Pakistan hands over captured pilot Abhinandan Varthaman to India
Pakistan hands over captured pilot Abhinandan Varthaman to India

Abhinanadan is likely to be handed over to the Indian authorities at the Wagah border on Friday afternoon. The move to set free the pilot was a a "peace gesture" aimed at lowering temperatures with its rival, after rare aerial raids ignited fears of a risky conflict in South Asia.

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  • Meadows, Jordan Call on DOJ to Investigate Michael Cohen for Perjury
Meadows, Jordan Call on DOJ to Investigate Michael Cohen for Perjury

They added: "Mr. Cohen's testimony before the Committee at times was in direct contradiction to assertions contained in pleadings authored by the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York (SDNY.) There are other instances in which Mr.

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  • St Patrick's College to remove George Pell's name from building
St Patrick's College to remove George Pell's name from building

The judge said he would deliver his sentence on March 13. Judge Peter Kidd granted Pell bail during the trials so he could have knee replacement surgery, but said he would revoke it Wednesday. But defense lawyers issued a statement following the hearing insisting that "despite the unprecedented media coverage, Cardinal Pell has always and conti...

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  • Mark Meadows' birther history puts the lie to his thoughts on race
Mark Meadows' birther history puts the lie to his thoughts on race

She dehumanized Patton by referring to her as Meadows' prop. Tlaib is beholden to identity politics and is blinded to reality. "Mr. Chairman, I ask that her words, when she's referring to an individual member of this body, be taken down and stricken from the record", Meadows said .

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