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World Media Warren’s trip to Iowa tests themes for a likely 2020 run
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Warren in October released a DNA test meant to bolster those claims, but the test seemed only to generate more controversy for Warren. She campaigned for former Rep. Elizabeth Warren is taking the first major step toward running for president. She cracked a cold one during an Instagram live video and took a swig out of it as she spoke to fans from her kitchen alongside her husband.

World Media North Korea's envoy in Italy 'in hiding': South Korean MP
Author: 0 North Korea's envoy in Italy 'in hiding': South Korean MP

Giulia Pompili, an Italian journalist, tweeted a picture of who appears to be Jo at the North Korean embassy in Italy in April 2018. A prominent South Korean newspaper reported Thursday that Jo was seeking asylum in the West, citing anonymous South Korean government sources.

World Media Shocking footage shows men carrying journalist Khashoggi's 'body parts'
Author: 0 Shocking footage shows men carrying journalist Khashoggi's 'body parts'

The footage shows three men carrying suitcases and bags into the residence. Khashoggi, 59, a former Saudi insider-turned-critic, was killed shortly after entering the consulate in what Riyadh called a "rogue" operation. Turkish investigators have searched the consulate and the consul general's residence but Khashoggi's body has still not been found. The murder sparked global outrage and damaged the worldwide reputation of the 33-year-old prince - the kingdom's de facto leader .

World Media Trump Gives Weird History Lesson on Afghanistan and Russian Federation
Author: 0 Trump Gives Weird History Lesson on Afghanistan and Russian Federation

Following a December 23 meeting with the governor of Nangarhar district, Gen. Scott Miller, commander of US and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in Afghanistan, told Afghanistan's TOLOnews agency, "I have seen the same rumors you have from the newspapers [on withdrawals], but all I would assure you is, first of all, I have no orders, so nothing changed".

World Media Democrats ‘Didn’t Want to Hear’ Border Security Briefing, Says Rep. McCarthy
Author: 0 Democrats ‘Didn’t Want to Hear’ Border Security Briefing, Says Rep. McCarthy

Before the meeting with congressional leaders, there was a cabinet meeting where Trump was asked if there was a lower figure he could accept for border wall funding. As a result, the GOP is splintered into two camps: One is populated by Washington stalwarts like Lindsey Graham and Chuck Grassley, who find themselves in the absurd position of holding the government hostage over a multibillion-dollar debacle that they know is bad for the country and their party's future.

World Media OH Medical Resident Fired Over Anti-Semitic Tweets, Can't Practice Medicine
Author: 0 OH Medical Resident Fired Over Anti-Semitic Tweets, Can't Practice Medicine

On Wednesday, the Cleveland Clinic acknowledged in a statement that it had disciplined a resident, but did not refer to Kollab by name. "In addition, there have been no reports of any patient harm related to her work". Citing a series of tweets screen-grabbed by the Canary Mission website, Times of Israel said the 27-year-old had been making anti-Semitic comments on social media from 2011 to 2017.

World Media ‘Why don’t you die?’: Australian’s fight with a spider sparks police call
Author: 0 ‘Why don’t you die?’: Australian’s fight with a spider sparks police call

We don't blame the bloke for the reaction. Minutes later police were relieved to discover no one had been injured in the incident - except an unlucky home-invading spider. A screenshot of the police log of the incident was posted on Twitter by the officers but has since been deleted. The man was reported to have apologised "for the inconvenience" he had caused.

World Media Shutdown restricting visits, cleaning at national parks
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Yosemite National Park announced that it would also be closing several areas because of " human waste issues and a lack of staffing". Officials at Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado said they were closing restrooms and locking up trash bins in many locations.

World Media Six people are killed in rail crash during a storm in Denmark
Author: 0 Six people are killed in rail crash during a storm in Denmark

Local media reports suggest that bad weather caused a tarpaulin cover to blow off a cargo train and in front of the passenger train, which forced the train to brake suddenly. Denmark's TV2 showed images of a freight train with the tarpaulin that covered the train torn in pieces. A preliminary investigation by the Danish Accident Investigation Board showed a trailer had blown off a freight wagon onto the oncoming tracks, a spokesman said.

World Media Xi: Nobody can change fact Taiwan is part of China
Author: 0 Xi: Nobody can change fact Taiwan is part of China

By contrast, the latest speech - marking 40 years since a key policy document opened the door for rapprochement between Beijing and Taipei - was largely procedural, even outlining how a future system would respect Taiwanese people's "private assets, religions, beliefs and legitimate rights", as Xi attempted to portray the future unification of China and Taiwan as an inevitability.

World Media Kim Jong Un warns 'Washington not to test North Korean's patience'
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un warns 'Washington not to test North Korean's patience'

The North is demanding sanctions relief - it is subject to multiple measures over its banned nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programmes - and has condemned United States insistence on its nuclear disarmament as "gangster-like". Although there were no specifics behind the warning that North Korea may "seek another way" unless the USA makes a move, it's thought it could mean renewed missile testing.

World Media U.S. border agents fire tear gas at migrants in Mexico
Author: 0 U.S. border agents fire tear gas at migrants in Mexico

A person who spoke to Reuters did not witness any rock throwing on Tuesday but reported that at least one migrant appeared to have been hit in the head by a tear gas canister. " Border Patrol agents witnessed members of the group attempt to lift toddler sized children up and over the concertina wire and (have) difficulty accomplishing the task in a safe manner", a news release said.

World Media Kentucky police ‘in tears’ after donut truck catches fire
Author: 0 Kentucky police ‘in tears’ after donut truck catches fire

Though no one was hurt, the truck was expected to be a total loss, according to the station. They are understandably upset and shared their reactions via Twitter. "Your brothers and sisters in MA are here for you during these tough times". "Prayers to LPD as they deal with this loss", said the Louisville Metro Police Department.

World Media Sabarimala Temple reopens after purification
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Prominent writer N S Madhavan demanded to remove Sabarimala thanthri for "misogyny and serious contempt of court" after a row kicked off over women devotees' entry into the Sabarimala temple on Wednesday. Identified as Bindu and Kanakadurga, the women began the trek to the temple at midnight with police escorts and reached the sanctum sanctorum of the shrine at 3.45 am, reports said.

World Media Democrats offer plan to end shutdown, but no wall funds
Author: 0 Democrats offer plan to end shutdown, but no wall funds

The first bill includes year-long funding plans for every government agency now closed, with the exception of the Department of Homeland Security. Trump triggered the shutdown, which began on December 22, by insisting that $5 billion for funding a border wall be part of any spending measure.

World Media Brazil's Bolsonaro Takes the Oath of Office as President
Author: 0 Brazil's Bolsonaro Takes the Oath of Office as President

A far-right populist who has been called the Donald Trump of Brazil has been sworn in as President of Latin America's most populous country. If Bolsonaro were to move the embassy to Jerusalem, it would come after President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump: "No choice" on continuing government shutdown Syrian troop withdraw will take four months: report Kim Jong Un: North Korea may "seek a new path" if United States doesn't negotiate MORE did the same for the U.S.

World Media [Breaking] N. Korean leader sends letter to Moon
Author: 0 [Breaking] N. Korean leader sends letter to Moon

The U.S. State Department has not commented on the report of Kim's message. Kim's "letter-like" message to Trump was conveyed on Friday through an unspecified channel, the paper announced, refering to an anonymous discretionary source. They are also yet to reschedule a meeting between U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and senior North Korean official Kim Yong Chol after an abrupt cancellation in November.

World Media Auto knocks down 8 people on iconic Tokyo street
Author: 0 Auto knocks down 8 people on iconic Tokyo street

Police immediately cordoned off the street while the driver was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. Kusakabe told the police he had meant to kill the pedestrians he hit "in retaliation for an execution". One victim is reportedly in a coma. A auto slammed into pedestrians early Tuesday on a street where people had gathered for New Year's festivities in downtown Tokyo .

World Media Russia's Putin says he is 'open for dialogue' with United States
Author: 0 Russia's Putin says he is 'open for dialogue' with United States

Mr Trump cancelled a formal meeting with Mr Putin scheduled for December 1 at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires , tweeting "it would be best for all parties" given Russia's seizure days earlier of three Ukrainian naval vessels . Putin wished Chinese President Xi Jinping good health, happiness and every success, and the Chinese people happiness and prosperity, according to the Kremlin's press service.

World Media Gunman in Walmart parking lot kills 7-year-old girl
Author: 0 Gunman in Walmart parking lot kills 7-year-old girl

Authorities say it's not known why the man opened fire. The 7-year-old girl's mother was also struck in the arm and taken to the hospital. The 30-year-old Washington was expected to recover from her wound. "Please keep this family in your prayers". Another young girl was injured by shattered glass. "A total of 5 occupants in the vehicle witnessed this child, their loved one, shot and killed before their eyes".

World Media Kim Jong-un threatens return to nuclear stand-off
Author: 0 Kim Jong-un threatens return to nuclear stand-off

This year, he sat on a comfy chair in a wood-paneled room flanked by bookshelves and overlooked by paintings of his grandfather and father - state founder Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il - at work at their desks. It came after a year of high tensions when the North made rapid progress with its weapons development, carrying out its sixth nuclear test - by far its most powerful to date - and launching rockets capable of reaching the entire USA mainland.

World Media House Democrats have plan to re-open U.S. government without wall funding
Author: 0 House Democrats have plan to re-open U.S. government without wall funding

There was little movement over the weekend, aside from a handful of tweets from Trump. He's signaled he's in no rush to give up on a signature campaign issue as he launches his own re-election bid in 2020. The first test of the divided government will be to find a face-saving deal that allows Trump to claim victory to his border-hawk voter base, without Pelosi ceding ground that would alienate left-leaning factions in her new Democratic majority.

World Media DRC: Ebola patients flee quarantine amid poll chaos
Author: 0 DRC: Ebola patients flee quarantine amid poll chaos

But "yesterday our teams in Beni were unable to carry out critical field work, including vaccinations, contact tracing, and following up on alerts of potential new cases", he said . Congo's president also sounded defiant in the face of worldwide pressure. Foreign Minister Leonard She Okitundu gave the European Union 48 hours to withdraw its representative - retaliation for sanctions against Shadary and 13 other officials accused of cracking down on dissent.

World Media USA citizen detained in Moscow on suspicion of espionage - FSB
Author: 0 USA citizen detained in Moscow on suspicion of espionage - FSB

It said it was pushing for consular access to the detained American. According to BBC , the U.S. Department of State confirmed that Moscow notified them of the alleged arrest, but did not confirm the arrest or the man's name. Butina said in court that she'd been operating as a Kremlin agent as she befriended National Rifle Association leaders and influential US conservatives.

World Media California Sheriff Blames Sanctuary State Law in Murder of Police Corporal
Author: 0 California Sheriff Blames Sanctuary State Law in Murder of Police Corporal

The shooting and manhunt in California's agricultural Central Valley entered the national debate over immigration , after Mr. Trump tweeted about it in his advocacy for a border wall and Mr. Christianson said if he had been deported, Singh would still be alive. The killer is identified as Gustavo Perez Arriaga , an illegal immigrant from Mexico who was in the US after crossing the Arizona border.