• New Polls: Majorities Blame Trump And GOP For Shutdown, Oppose Border Wall
New Polls: Majorities Blame Trump And GOP For Shutdown, Oppose Border Wall

A US Republican senator close to President Donald Trump has urged him to temporarily reopen the government for talks as Transportation Security Administration (TSA) staff absences closed an worldwide airport concourse during the record 23-day shutdown.

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  • Syria shoots downs ‘most of Israeli missiles’ fired towards Damascus: State media
Syria shoots downs ‘most of Israeli missiles’ fired towards Damascus: State media

Shortly after 11PM, Syrian media began reporting that explosions were being heard throughout Damascus , along with simultaneous reports from Lebanon claiming there was an abundance of Israeli fighter jets operating in the region. Al Kisweh has been hit by Israel at least three times before, with a large-scale raid carried out last May. Israel sa...

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  • United States warns Turkey of economic 'devastation' if it hits Kurd forces
United States warns Turkey of economic 'devastation' if it hits Kurd forces

Erdoğan lashed out at Bolton's remarks by indicating that Turkey can not accept the US condition of protecting YPG terrorists . " Terrorists can't be your partners & allies". The two countries, along with Iran had also initiated a deal for an evacuation from Aleppo in late 2016 after the Assad regime took control of the city.

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  • 3 people killed, 2 dozen others injured as bus crashes into shelter
3 people killed, 2 dozen others injured as bus crashes into shelter

Three people died; two were believed to have been on the bus, and one person was waiting on the platform. Police Chief Charles Bordeleau would not say why she was arrested rather than submitting to questions voluntarily. Officials from Transport Canada and Ontario's Ministry of Transportation are also investigating. Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson t...

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  • United States troops begin withdrawing from Syria
United States troops begin withdrawing from Syria

USA defense officials said the withdrawal was only of certain types of gear, and not troops. The official told CBS News senior national security correspondent David Martin that equipment had begun moving out earlier this week. But Bolton said Friday during a radio interview that talks are ongoing between the US military and Turkey regarding the...

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  • Saudi teen Alqunun leaves Thailand for Canada to seek asylum
Saudi teen Alqunun leaves Thailand for Canada to seek asylum

Qunun was initially denied entry to Thailand when she arrived at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi airport on Saturday, intending to fly from there to Australia to seek asylum. "Australia too said it might offer sanctuary". She said had been confined inside a hotel room at the airport, under the guard of men she said were from the Saudi embassy and Kuwa...

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  • FBI Investigated Whether Trump Was Working For Russia
FBI Investigated Whether Trump Was Working For Russia

Comey spoke after a spurt of anti-FBI tweets from the president in December alleged that the investigative body abused its powers in probing his former personal lawyer Michael Cohen and his former national security adviser Michael Flynn .

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  • USA election 2020: The Democrat candidates who are running for president
USA election 2020: The Democrat candidates who are running for president

Republican National Committee spokesman Michael Ahrens dismissed Gabbard's White House announcement, saying that the Hawaii Democrat has no voter base. She has advocated cutting U.S. aid to Pakistan and pressuring it to end its support global terrorism. California senator Kamala Harris , New Jersey senator Cory Booker and Vermont senator Be...

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  • 'Chinese, Polish nationals' arrested in Poland for 'spying'
'Chinese, Polish nationals' arrested in Poland for 'spying'

Security services searched their homes and the offices of Huawei and Orange Polska, the Polish business of French mobile operator Orange SA. Polish state television TVP reported that the men have proclaimed their innocence, but Zaryn said he could not confirm that.

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  • Outrage over photo of school children 'split up by race'
Outrage over photo of school children 'split up by race'

Another parent said she was "pi**** off" by the picture, saying white parents had been thanking the teacher for the image in the WhatsApp group but no-one had brought up the separation. "It is our firm view that schools, through its education ethos, have the role to instil values of dignity, respect, equality and tolerance for our learners".

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  • 13-year-old Wisconsin girl missing since October found alive
13-year-old Wisconsin girl missing since October found alive

The Barron County Sheriff's Department could not give any more details in the case but is planning a press briefing Friday. "A lot of people were very concerned, did a lot of praying and all that", he said. 'I honestly had faith. "She saw this girl screaming 'help me, help me, '" Kasinskas said. The phone at the Douglas County Sheriff's Offic...

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  • Setbacks for May as MPs debate Brexit before historic vote
Setbacks for May as MPs debate Brexit before historic vote

He also took a swipe at Commons Speaker John Bercow, who he said was "willing to frustrate the government at every opportunity". As MPs prepared to embark on the second day of the resumed debate on Mrs May's Brexit deal, Mr Clark said he would support a series of "indicative votes" to establish what sort of agreement could command a majority in...

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  • Russian lawyer at Trump Tower meeting charged in separate case
Russian lawyer at Trump Tower meeting charged in separate case

Donald Trump Jr, the President's son, has said he agreed to the meeting after being promised damaging information on Hillary Clinton , Mr Trump's Democratic opponent. The investigation in question pertained to suspected money laundering that may have involved a Russian businessman and his investment firm. But according to sources associated wit...

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  • Manafort Allegedly Shared Polling Data With Russian Operative
Manafort Allegedly Shared Polling Data With Russian Operative

But according to The Hill , court watchers were able to see the whole filing by copying and pasting the redacted sections. In an improperly redacted court filing released Tuesday, Paul Manafort's attorneys accidentally revealed some of the former Trump campaign manager's concessions to Special Counsel Robert Mueller about contact with Russi...

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  • Erdogan slams USA request to guarantee Syrian Kurds' safety
Erdogan slams USA request to guarantee Syrian Kurds' safety

Last December, Trump announced plans to withdraw all US troops from Syria . "It's important that we do everything we can to make sure that those folks that fought with us are protected and Erdogan has made commitments, he understands that", he said .

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  • Father of Saudi woman seeking asylum arrives in Thailand, wants meeting
Father of Saudi woman seeking asylum arrives in Thailand, wants meeting

Different government have also expressed their concern to Rahaf's situation and the Australian government is keen on closely monitor the situation. Rahaf said she had been suffering beatings and emotional abuse from her family members according to media reports . Canberra has hinted that it will likely grant her asylum.

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  • Citizenship Amendment Bill: Resign and face fresh election, AGP tells Sonowal
Citizenship Amendment Bill: Resign and face fresh election, AGP tells Sonowal

A team of forensic experts on Monday visited the BJP headquarters to collect samples and took possession of the CCTV footage capturing the incident. The bandh supporters vandalize the office of BJP at Golaghat. The Union Home Minister also clarified that the Citizenship Amendment Bill is not meant only for Assam but has been drafted for the bet...

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  • Korea as bargaining chip for United States trade talks
Korea as bargaining chip for United States trade talks

Lu said Kim's visit is a "coincidence" and nothing to do with the China-US trade talks. A three-car North Korean train pulled into Beijing Railway station Tuesday morning shortly after China's Xinhua News Agency confirmed Kim would be visiting the country January 7-10.

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  • Scott Thompson: China, not the nice customer we thought?
Scott Thompson: China, not the nice customer we thought?

There are approximately 200 Canadians overall who have been detained in China for a variety of alleged infractions and continue to face ongoing legal proceedings, and the number has remained relatively stable in recent years. "This doesn't shed much light", said Malley. Lu's briefing, posted in English translation to the ministry's website, was o...

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  • Trump Confident About Reaching Trade Deal with China
Trump Confident About Reaching Trade Deal with China

Apple has blamed U.S. President Donald Trump's trade dispute with China for its shrinking outlook, but the U.S. leader tweeted his defense Thursday, claiming, "The United States Treasury has taken in MANY billions of dollars from the Tariffs we are charging China and other countries that have not treated us fairly".

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