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World Media Virginia political turmoil could sink 3 top Democrats
Author: 0 Virginia political turmoil could sink 3 top Democrats

Meanwhile, the lieutenant governor has been accused of raping a woman at the 2004 Democratic National Convention. The party might be loath to oust the three for fear of handing the governor's office over to the Republican legislative leader who is next in line.

World Media US Looks Forward to 'Very Good' Summit with N. Korea
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These included complete denuclearization, transformation of US-N Korea relations and building a lasting peace mechanism on the Korean Peninsula, he said. But progress has since stalled, with the two sides disagreeing over what that means. North Korea has been known to parade its missiles through the streets and has aggressively pursued a nuclear program.

World Media Alternative Fact of the Week: Patrolling El Paso's criminal hellscape
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Michael Glassner, CEO of the Trump campaign, said El Paso was the flawless setting for a rally during the president's border wall fight with Congress. "We are talking about substance", Shelby said. A deal struck between Trump and congressional leaders is keeping the government open until February 15, while House and Senate negotiators try to reach a compromise that Trump will sign.

World Media Fairfax Denies Second Allegation, Refuses To Resign
Author: 0 Fairfax Denies Second Allegation, Refuses To Resign

It is unacceptable that either of these weighty responsibilities be entrusted to someone who has engaged in the behavior described by Dr. Tyson and Meredith Watson, particularly in light of Gov. "She said the alleged assault took place at a fraternity house. They have in details that Christine Blasey Ford couldn't remember where it happened, when it happened, how she got home".

World Media Flu shuts down United Kingdom racing until February 13
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It is thought that more horses at race yards are likely to be infected with the disease, which takes 48 hours to incubate, and three days for tests to come back. "The early actions of the BHA will ensure that this outbreak of equine influenza can be contained". "We look forward to racing resuming as soon as possible, and hope that this will be well in advance of The Festival in five weeks" time'.

World Media Two Sydney men charged over Australia and America's biggest-ever ice bust
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Australian authorities said it was also the largest haul of the drug intercepted while bound for Australia and would have provided around 17 million hits of the substance also known as ice. "We have averted a tsunami of ice coming into Australia". "This is now flagging intent Australia is now being targeted", he said. "They are one of the major and most powerful organised crime cartels now operating", Mr Hill said.

World Media Australia PM piles pressure on Thailand to free footballer
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Football Federation Australia announced Wednesday it had scrapped the game against China, a scheduled warmup ahead of next month's qualifiers for the Asian under-23 championships. And I'd simply say this, it is within the executive authority of the Thai government to actually enable him under their law to be returned to Australia.

World Media After fight over subpoena, Whitaker to testify before House panel Friday
Author: 0 After fight over subpoena, Whitaker to testify before House panel Friday

ET Thursday that he will not be served with the subpoena the committee pre-emptively authorized to use if he avoids questions. The subpoena would've most likely gravitated around Whitaker's negative opinion of Robert Mueller's investigation, so earlier this week, he threatened to resist Democratic efforts to compel his testimony on how he has supervised the probe after refusing to recuse himself on the advice of ethics officials.

World Media Edinburgh weather: Storm Erik to bring 70mph gusts and heavy rain
Author: 0 Edinburgh weather: Storm Erik to bring 70mph gusts and heavy rain

A Yellow rainfall warning is also in place for Donegal, Galway, Mayo and Kerry, with between 30-40mm of rainfall and some spot flooding expected. On Thursday, the weather conditions were named Storm Erik by the Irish forecaster Met Éireann, with winds of 56mph experienced in Cork overnight.

World Media Uganda accused of promoting sex tourism with 'curvy women' campaign
Author: 0 Uganda accused of promoting sex tourism with 'curvy women' campaign

The incident marks the second time in only a matter of weeks that male Ugandan leaders have made allegedly disparaging comments about women. Some Ugandans on social media argued the beauty contest would help to challenge the Western stereotype that only slim women are lovely, saying the pageant celebrated the diversity of all body shapes, including those of African women.

World Media Frozen, unresponsive cat brought back to life by vets
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Staff warmed the cat using towels, cage warmers and intravenous fluids. Fortunately, after a few hours, she remarkably recovered. "But really she was just so packed in ice and snow, you couldn't really tell she was alive until you looked at her and started listening to her and realized that she's still alive.

World Media MBS had threatened to use 'a bullet' on Jamal Khashoggi
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A demonstrator holds a poster with a picture of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi outside the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 25, 2018. Callamard had met Istanbul's chief prosecutor and the head of the Turkish secret service, as well as the Turkish foreign and justice ministers. Callamard's final report will be delivered to the UN Human Rights Council in June.

World Media Federal Prosecutors Subpoena Trump Inaugural Committee
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Federal investigators are reportedly looking into whether the committee took contributions from foreign nationals, which is prohibited under federal law. Rick Gates , who served as Barrack's deputy on the inaugural committee, has been cooperating with federal prosecutors examining Russian interference in the 2016 election.

World Media Islamic State Will Lose Territory in Iraq, Syria
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The Senate backed the Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act by a lopsided 77-23 on Tuesday, hours before Trump was to deliver his annual State of the Union speech discussing his policies for the year. Trump also bookended his speech with references to D-Day, including salutes to troops, among them Jewish-American veterans, who helped liberate Europe, and Holocaust survivors who were liberated thanks to the American-led action.

World Media European Union chief ponders 'special place in hell' for some Brexiters
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The European Council President has delivered a stinging attack on those who promoted Brexit with no plan to carry it out, saying there would be a " special place in hell " for them. The eight week delay is a last-ditch attempt to solve the Brexit issue ahead of the European elections. Labour Party foreign policy spokeswoman Emily Thornberry said such a postponement would allow "time to see whether the negotiations succeed or, if they do not, to pursue a different plan".

World Media Google launches new password and account protection tools
Author: 0 Google launches new password and account protection tools

With Cross Account Protection , Google is able to send information about security alerts to apps and sites that have implemented it - allowing for greater protection. Find out if your passwords are still secure with Password Checkup . There's another big difference: Have I Been Pwned lets you check passwords by themselves, and email addresses by themselves, but never both at the same time.

World Media New Zealand kayaker's lost pictures found sealed in poop
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Officials in New Zealand are now on the hunt for the owners of the USB stick to reunite them with their holiday footage of kayaking with sealions. The sample in question was collected on Oreti Beach in Invercargill in November 2017, and stored in a freezer until last month.

World Media Texas man dies after exploding vape pen severs carotid artery: coroner
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William Brown was not a regular smoker, his grandmother said. A nearby witness called an ambulance, she said, and a medical examiner later ruled that his cause of death was penetrating trauma from an exploding vaporizer pen , making him at least the second person in the United States to be killed by an exploding e-cigarette, according to the newspaper.

World Media Trump Knocks Socialism And Bernie Sanders Does Not Look Pleased
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Trump went on to say, "We also have more women serving in Congress than at any time before", sparking a series of "USA" chants from the Democratic side of the aisle. "Here, in the United States, we are alarmed by new calls to adopt socialism in our country", Trump continued, to a smattering of boos. Kamala Harris of California and Cory Booker of New Jersey.

World Media Trump's Syria Pullout Risks Islamic State Return, General Says
Author: 0 Trump's Syria Pullout Risks Islamic State Return, General Says

Baghdad's position has also been complicated by Trump's shock decision to pull troops out of Syria , prompting pro-Iran factions to step up calls for an accelerated USA withdrawal from Iraq . Trump also tasked the Pentagon late a year ago to start making plans for cutting the US force in Afghanistan in half. He added that details about the pace of that withdrawal are now being developed with USA allies and partners.

World Media Pope Francis calls for end to wars in Yemen and Syria
Author: 0 Pope Francis calls for end to wars in Yemen and Syria

Meanwhile, secretary-general of the International Union of Muslim Scholars, Sheikh Ali al-Qaradaghi, a Doha-based body, said that while the union supports dialogue and interfaith dialogue, the pope's visit to the UAE may be interpreted as an endorsement for human rights violations and despotism.

World Media Tory group appointed to discuss Irish backstop options
Author: 0 Tory group appointed to discuss Irish backstop options

The embattled premier has until next week to secure changes to the backstop - the insurance policy meant to keep the Irish border open in the absence of a broader trade deal - that will satisfy anti-EU members of her Conservative Party and win her a majority in Parliament.