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World Media Iraqi president hits back at Trump over U.S. Army presence
Author: 0 Iraqi president hits back at Trump over U.S. Army presence

Sunday, Trump told CBS News he would support withdrawing troops from Afghanistan , but not Iraq , which could now be a source of tension . Mr Saleh noted that under 2008 US-Iraq Strategic Framework Agreement, Washington had agreed not to use Iraq "as a launching or transit point for attacks against other countries".

World Media Democrats and White House Remain Deeply Divided Over Border Wall
Author: 0 Democrats and White House Remain Deeply Divided Over Border Wall

The speech gives Trump an hour to speak unfiltered to lawmakers and the American people. While 66 percent of Americans in the CBS survey oppose Trump declaring a national emergency to pay for a border wall, half of Republicans said he should demand funding, even if it means another government shutdown.

World Media Gov. Northam held 'urgent' meeting with senior staff Sunday evening
Author: 0 Gov. Northam held 'urgent' meeting with senior staff Sunday evening

But Saunders said it wasn't his call to say whether the governor should resign. California Rep. Karen Bass, a fellow Democrat, says she thinks Northam is being "dishonest". At the time , Haley says, the lessons of the civil rights movement were still fresh in students' minds. Even if Northam doesn't resign, the scandal threatens to cripple his ability to govern.

World Media Freezing rain, roller-coaster temperatures
Author: 0 Freezing rain, roller-coaster temperatures

The weather service strongly discouraged traveling during the storm. The cold front sent temperatures tumbling Monday morning. Temperatures will rise above the freezing mark this afternoon or evening. Motorists will find it hard to see as heavy fog is expected to cover most of the region. Meanwhile, some portions of central and northern Missouri could see about.1 to.2 of an inch of ice.

World Media Russian Federation reveals plans for FEARSOME new missiles ‘before 2021’
Author: 0 Russian Federation reveals plans for FEARSOME new missiles ‘before 2021’

European nations fear the treaty's collapse could lead to a new arms race with possibly a new generation of USA nuclear missiles stationed on the continent. For China, missiles are indispensable weapons to counter the United States. "At the same time they are actively working to create a land-based missile with a range of more than 500 km which is outside the treaty's limits".

World Media Chinese hit the roads to celebrate spring festival
Author: 0 Chinese hit the roads to celebrate spring festival

Women light candles while praying in a Chinese temple during the celebration of the Lunar New Year in Chinatown in Bangkok, Thailand. Fortnite News spotted the Bottle Rockets and while the nature of the item hasn't been confirmed, it's possible that it might be a long-range, explosive weapon.

World Media Trump’s inaugural committee subpoenaed by federal prosecutors
Author: 0 Trump’s inaugural committee subpoenaed by federal prosecutors

Reports of the subpoena have also been reported by CNN and ABC News as well. The investigation is the latest in a series of criminal inquiries into Trump's campaign and presidency. Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russian Federation and whether the president obstructed the investigation.

World Media European Union launches mechanism to help Iran bypass USA sanctions
Author: 0 European Union launches mechanism to help Iran bypass USA sanctions

Amirali Hajizadeh, head of the Revolutionary Guard aerospace division, said Iran had overcome initial problems in producing jet engines for cruise missiles and could now manufacture a full range of the weapons. Tehran insists its missile development program is "purely defensive" and compliant with the resolution. A UN Security Council resolution that enshrined Iran's 2015 nuclear deal with world powers called on Tehran to refrain for up to eight years from work on ballistic missiles ...

World Media Two bodies found in Queensland floodwaters
Author: 0 Two bodies found in Queensland floodwaters

Northern Queensland usually experiences a tropical climate at this time of year. Rescue teams from police, SES and the Australian Army worked through the night to grab dozens of Townsville families perched on top of their kitchen benches, cars and even rooftops.

World Media Nine EU states recognise Guaido as Venezuela's president, increasing pressure on Maduro
Author: 0 Nine EU states recognise Guaido as Venezuela's president, increasing pressure on Maduro

Maduro, for his part, stood defiant, accusing the United States of preparing a coup in the South American country and rejecting a USA -backed effort to send emergency food and medicine into his country. Opposition leader and self-proclaimed "acting president" Juan Guaido, center, chants slogans as he marches with students during a protest he convened against the government of President Nicolas Maduro , outside Venezuela's Central University (UCV) in Caracas, on January 30, 2019.

World Media China blasts USA over indictments, ‘unreasonable crackdown’ on Huawei
Author: 0 China blasts USA over indictments, ‘unreasonable crackdown’ on Huawei

In a move certain to inflame the ongoing trade dispute between the United States and China, Justice Department officials announced criminal charges against Chinese telecommunications equipment manufacturer Huawei, several of its affiliates, and its chief financial officer for alleged theft of trade secrets from us telecommunications providers, bank fraud, obstruction of justice, and other violations.

World Media 'I'm Not Telegraphing Anything': Trump Defends Talk Of Troop Withdrawals
Author: 0 'I'm Not Telegraphing Anything': Trump Defends Talk Of Troop Withdrawals

Iraqi politicians on Monday hit back at Donald Trump after the USA president said he plans to keep American forces in the country to spy on Iran . He played down the danger of an extremist resurgence, but said, "We'll come back if we have to". "So when my intelligence people tell me how wonderful Iran is - if you don't mind, I'm going to just go by my own counsel".

World Media India Issues Demarche To US Embassy On Detention Of Indian Students
Author: 0 India Issues Demarche To US Embassy On Detention Of Indian Students

Khaalid H Walls, a spokesperson of ICE, said, "The ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) has administratively arrested 130 foreign nationals enrolled at the University of Farmington for civil immigration violations". The US authorities this week said eight individuals who exploited the country's student visa system had been indicted. "Vast majority" of those arrested and detained are Indian nationals, an ICE official told PTI.

World Media Man wanted in connection with 3 murders escapes police custody
Author: 0 Man wanted in connection with 3 murders escapes police custody

Kent County, Michigan, officials turned Marks over to U.S. Prisoner Transportation on Thursday morning for extradition to Texas, the CBS affiliate reported . Two women were arrested in MI on charges related to Marks. Another Marks ex-girlfriend, April Pease, the mother of his child, disappeared in 2009 in Minnesota.

World Media Iran launches NEW Hoveyzeh missile on 40th anniversary on Islamic Revolution
Author: 0 Iran launches NEW Hoveyzeh missile on 40th anniversary on Islamic Revolution

Western experts say Iran often exaggerates its weapons capabilities, although there are concerns about its long-range ballistic missiles. Iran's space programme has also been criticised by the West, with Washington charging that an abortive satellite launch in mid-January was cover for a bid to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile capability.

World Media Venezuela air force general defects from regime and backs opposition leader
Author: 0 Venezuela air force general defects from regime and backs opposition leader

Although Maduro won the last election, half the eligible voters in the country did not vote, in protest, following the arrests and jailing of those opposing Maduro in the election. Instead of the bloc as a whole making a joint declaration, each of the 28 governments will come forward with their own position on whether to back Venezuela's National Assembly head.

World Media Nissan 'U-turn' expected on new X-Trail SUV in Sunderland
Author: 0 Nissan 'U-turn' expected on new X-Trail SUV in Sunderland

Nissan has taken a swipe at Brexit "uncertainty" as the vehicle giant confirmed in a letter to workers that the next-generation X-Trail, planned for its Sunderland plant, will instead be made in Japan. There had been concerns that Nissan - part-owned by France's Renault - could move production to France in future to avoid any post-Brexit EU tariffs.

World Media U.S. governor refuses to quit over racist yearbook photo
Author: 0 U.S. governor refuses to quit over racist yearbook photo

Mr Northam said he recognised that people would find this "hard to believe". But he alluded to other actions in his past, and disclosed that in 1984 he won a dance contest in San Antonio where he wore dark shoe polish on his cheeks as part of a Michael Jackson costume.

World Media Trump leans toward declaring state of emergency on border
Author: 0 Trump leans toward declaring state of emergency on border

A senior USA administration official said Trump will "present a path forward" on the wall impasse during the televised speech but declined to offer details. President Donald Trump said on Friday he might declare a national emergency to obtain funding to build a wall along the USA border with Mexico because it did not appear Democrats were moving toward a deal that would provide the money.

World Media Punxsutawney Phil says winter is over!
Author: 0 Punxsutawney Phil says winter is over!

However, if he doesn't see his shadow due to overcast weather, he'll bound out of his burrow and we can expect that spring will come early. The first official Groundhog Day was celebrated on February 2, 1886, in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania .

World Media Warren Apologizes To Cherokee Nation For DNA Test
Author: 0 Warren Apologizes To Cherokee Nation For DNA Test

Nearly immediately after Warren announced her results, the Cherokee Nation put out a statement, saying that Warren's "continued claims of tribal heritage" were "undermining tribal interests". Tribes, and only tribes, determine tribal citizenship, and I respect that difference. Warren, who formed an exploratory committee for the presidency in December, is expected to formally launch her campaign in a speech on February 9.

World Media Trump Claims Intelligence Chiefs' Live Testimony Was 'Totally Misquoted'
Author: 0 Trump Claims Intelligence Chiefs' Live Testimony Was 'Totally Misquoted'

President Trump has also hinted that the date and venue for his second summit with Kim Jong-un will be announced in the coming days. While delivering an intelligence briefing to the Senate , Coats said that North Korea had not moved to dismantle its nuclear program, that ISIS had not been defeated, and that Russian Federation was likely to try interfering with American elections again in 2020 - all in direct contradiction to statements made by Trump.

World Media Judge in Roger Stone case warns she might impose gag order
Author: 0 Judge in Roger Stone case warns she might impose gag order

Stone can "discuss foreign relations, immigration or Tom Brady as much as he wants to", Jackson said, referring to the star New England Patriots quarterback who will be playing in the Super Bowl on Sunday. Jackson did not immediately issue an order barring Stone or prosecutors from discussing the case, giving both sides until next week to weigh in. "No, I didn't.

World Media 14th Canadian envoy falls ill in Cuba
Author: 0 14th Canadian envoy falls ill in Cuba

The latest confirmed case is the 14th to have been documented by Canadian officials since early 2017. There is no evidence that Canadian travellers to Cuba are at risk. Dr. Michael Hoffer and other doctors from the University of Miami who first treated the US diplomats - as well as specialists from the University of Pennsylvania who continued their treatment - said they have seen physical evidence of the injuries and reject the theory that this might be a case of mass hysteria.

World Media United States vows ‘MILITARY response’ against Russian Federation after scrapping INF nuclear treaty
Author: 0 United States vows ‘MILITARY response’ against Russian Federation after scrapping INF nuclear treaty

Trump said America's NATO Allies "fully support us, because they understand the threat posed by Russia's violation and the risks to arms control posed by ignoring treaty violations". "We'll continue to have conversations with them". Moscow will likely try to use the USA decision against Washington, many said. USA officials say that some 95 percent of China´s ballistic and cruise missiles, a core part of Beijing´s defense strategy, would violate the INF Treaty if China were obliged by it.

World Media Brazil prosecutor says Vale dam burst may scramble Samarco talks
Author: 0 Brazil prosecutor says Vale dam burst may scramble Samarco talks

Government ministers have said Brazil's mining regulations are broken. Where that is not possible, the company will build new containment dams, he said. Police arrested three Vale employees, including two senior managers at Corrego do Feijao on Tuesday. The Paraopeba flows into the much larger Sao Francisco River, which provides drinking and irrigation water to hundreds of municipalities and larger cities such as Petrolina, in the state of Pernambuco, 870 miles (1,400 kilometers) from ...

World Media Cory Booker's optimistic message to be tested in Dem primary
Author: 0 Cory Booker's optimistic message to be tested in Dem primary

Booker in 2013 became the first African-American senator from New Jersey, but he already had celebrity status for his years as mayor of Newark, a post he held from 2006. "It's easy to say 'I love America.' But love is not a word; it is action, it is sacrifice, it is work", Booker said, summarizing his campaign philosophy.