• Virginia Lieutenant Governor Faces Second Sexual Misconduct Charge
Virginia Lieutenant Governor Faces Second Sexual Misconduct Charge

That would give the governorship back to the Republicans. Jane Dailey, a history and law professor at the University of Chicago who has written extensively about race and the Jim Crow era, notes that Virginia has always been an odd contradiction when it comes to racial politics.

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  • Saudi crown prince reportedly threatened to use 'a bullet' on Khashoggi
Saudi crown prince reportedly threatened to use 'a bullet' on Khashoggi

The investigator said anyone with further knowledge or intelligence about the murder should come forward and share it before the release of a report in June which will make recommendations on accountability. Khashoggi was murdered on October 2 inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul , where he went to collect documents to marry Cengiz. She had ...

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  • Trump says summit with N. Korea's Kim to be held in Hanoi
Trump says summit with N. Korea's Kim to be held in Hanoi

President Trump tweeted just a couple of hours ago that his representatives had a very productive meeting in North Korea and agreed upon the time and date for his second summit with Kim Jong-un. Trump announced the exact location on Twitter- only the country, Vietnam , was previously known- for the follow-on to the leaders' summit in Singap...

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  • Whitaker, After Clash With U.S. House Panel, Agrees to Appear
Whitaker, After Clash With U.S. House Panel, Agrees to Appear

Whitaker had publicly criticized the investigation before joining the Justice Department in 2017 but said on Friday he had not discussed it with Trump. "The member only has five minutes, and if she wants a yes or no answer, she's entitled to it", Nadler said to Republicans on the committee who had voiced objections.

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  • Despite disagreements, Moscow talks were ‘very successful’, says Taliban
Despite disagreements, Moscow talks were ‘very successful’, says Taliban

On an April withdrawal, he said: "It's our desire". He also said that the time of the USA troop withdrawal from Afghanistan was not fixed yet and that negotiations on the matter were in progress. Russian government has publicly distanced itself from the talks, but according to reports Russian envoy to Kabul Zamir Kabulov is behind the initiative.

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  • Nancy Pelosi's 'sarcastic clap' becomes the State Of The Union's biggest meme
Nancy Pelosi's 'sarcastic clap' becomes the State Of The Union's biggest meme

Pelosi, who appeared to be reading along on her copy of the president's speech, looked up, rose from her seat and began to enthusiastically clap, her arms stretched toward the president, who then turned around to face her. Trump seemed to have unintentionally given them the opening to gloat. Given that, Trump's calls for unity were nearly surel...

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  • Adam Schiff Expands House Intel’s Trump Investigation
Adam Schiff Expands House Intel’s Trump Investigation

Schiff also announced the renewed Russiagate probe would go "beyond Russia" to include Trump's financial interests and "whether any foreign actor has sought to compromise or holds leverage, financial or otherwise, over Donald Trump , his family, his business or his associates".

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  • US Senate Opposes Plans For Abrupt Withdrawal Of Troops
US Senate Opposes Plans For Abrupt Withdrawal Of Troops

The report debunked the widely circulated estimate - from June 2018 - that IS had up to 17,000 fighters in Iraq and up to 14,000 in Syria, calling it questionable even at the time. "They'll be around. They're sick. Foreign Minister, we're with you", he told Hakim. He applauded USA forces and said, 'You can't do better than we've done militaril...

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  • Panda Express giving out free egg rolls for Lunar New Year
Panda Express giving out free egg rolls for Lunar New Year

Despite a slowing economy , more Chinese are travelling overseas during the holidays , booking family trips to Thailand, Japan and other top destinations. Today is the first day of the Year of the Pig according to the Chinese lunar calendar. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday extended his warm wishes for the Chinese Lunar New Ye...

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  • On the impact of Pope Francis's landmark visit
On the impact of Pope Francis's landmark visit

This represents the manifestation of the vision of the UAE's founding father, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who united seven emirates to become the UAE in 1971. Pope Francis and a senior Muslim cleric on Monday issued a joint call for freedom of belief during the first trip by a head of the Catholic Church to the Arabian Peninsula, AFP re...

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  • Iraqi president says Trump did not ask permission to 'watch Iran'
Iraqi president says Trump did not ask permission to 'watch Iran'

In the CBS interview , conducted on February 1, Trump said US troops have been in Afghanistan for almost 19 years, and, while the outcome of ongoing peace talks with the Afghan Taliban remains to be seen, "They want peace". We might as well keep it. It called on the Trump administration to certify conditions had been met for the groups' "e...

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  • Freezing rain expected Wednesday
Freezing rain expected Wednesday

And as the temperature hovers near 0 C, the chance of freezing rain is more likely. This could result in a band of freezing rain or sleet impacting an area from southern Iowa and northern Missouri eastward to the southern Great Lakes, potentially including Chicago and Cleveland.

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  • Boy bullied for Trump name invited to key speech
Boy bullied for Trump name invited to key speech

That's the longest such period on record. A steadily increasing number of Republican lawmakers are urging the president against a national emergency declaration , anxious about its legality and setting a precedent of future - including Democratic - presidents doing so when they are unable to convince Congress to approve a top agenda item.

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  • More Rain Predicted, Hundreds Evacuated as Monsoons Flood Australian City
More Rain Predicted, Hundreds Evacuated as Monsoons Flood Australian City

Soldiers, police and SES workers patrolled at-risk parts of the city overnight, helping people move from vulnerable homes. A day of intense rainfall forced the local council to open the floodgates to Townsville's swollen Ross River Dam on Sunday, releasing nearly 2000 cubic metres of water per second downriver.

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  • Protesters pushed back at NYC federal jail where power out
Protesters pushed back at NYC federal jail where power out

Jamaal Bailey, who toured the facility Sunday and said there was no heat on the fourth floor. In a statement Sunday, officials said inmates had hot water for showers and in their cells' sinks, and they estimated that power would be fully restored by Monday.

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  • Europe Backs Venezuela's Juan Guaido As Anti-President Bloc Grows
Europe Backs Venezuela's Juan Guaido As Anti-President Bloc Grows

The coordinated recognition by a flood of European Union nations including Britain, Germany, France and Spain followed the expiration of an ultimatum for Maduro to call a new presidential election, aligning them with Washington and against Russian Federation and China .

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  • European Union parliament urges member states to recognize Guaido as Venezuela’s interim president
European Union parliament urges member states to recognize Guaido as Venezuela’s interim president

This is not the first time that Maduro has made such claims that the United States and President Trump sought to have him assassinated. Tensions have increased in Venezuela as Russian Federation and China back President Nicholas Maduro and the U.S.

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  • 'HIGH-PITCHED SCREAM': Police shoot, charge man at Brisbane Airport
'HIGH-PITCHED SCREAM': Police shoot, charge man at Brisbane Airport

Meanwhile a woman said when she asked what was going on, she was told by an officer the Surfers Paradise situation "was connected to what was going on in Brisbane " and allegedly told her to "connect the dots", according to the Courier Mail .

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  • Dead, 2 Hospitalized After Small Plane Crashes Into Backyard in Yorba Linda
Dead, 2 Hospitalized After Small Plane Crashes Into Backyard in Yorba Linda

However, the OFCA later clarified that only one structure was involved. "A plane crashed in my neighborhood..." Images posted by witnesses seem to show at least two homes on fire. The second engine dislodged and fell on to the street, creating a large hole in the asphalt, according to Eliott Simpson, an aviation accident investigator with the N...

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  • Sheriff: MMA fighter facing 'pending murder charges' escapes
Sheriff: MMA fighter facing 'pending murder charges' escapes

Video from the scene shows multiple officers and sheriff's deputies running in a parking lot of nearby Walmart, as well as the shoulder of Interstate 45 with police K9's. She also reported to police that Marks had broken into her home in August while her nine-year-old daughter was there. After a 9 hour manhunt, police have captured an MMA fighte...

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