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World Media Latest Democrat to Go After Trump in 2020: Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota
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She's pointed to her broad appeal across Minnesota - where she's drawn support from voters in urban, suburban and rural areas, including in dozens of counties Trump won in 2016 - and says that success could translate to other Midwestern states such as MI and Wisconsin, reliably Democratic in presidential races for decades until Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton.

World Media Beto O’Rourke’s counter Trump rally in El Paso, Texas
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Trump wasted no time mocking O'Rourke, who held a dueling rally in El Paso, Texas, to oppose Trump's wall , calling him a "young man" who has "very little going for himself except he has a great first name". The American Veterinary Medical Association says almost 57 per cent of USA households owned a pet at the end of 2016. On Friday, O'Rourke published a Medium post laying out his argument for why Trump's characterization of El Paso is wrong and why a wall is not needed, along with 10 ...

World Media Measurable snow and sleet tonight into Tuesday
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SNOWFALL: This will likely be another impactful storm with the potential for several more inches of accumulation. A few more inches of snow fell on the Seattle area overnight, Sunday into Monday . Downed tree limbs and power outages are possible along I-94 where ice accumulated earlier in the day. Traffic will become very bad during the core of the commute tomorrow.

World Media 72 dead after consuming illicit liquor in India
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Officials confirmed the death toll has mounted to 72, however, local media reports suggested the tragedy has claimed over 100 lives. Eight more deaths were reported in another tragedy blamed on tainted liquor in Kushinagar, also in Uttar Pradesh.

World Media French 'yellow vest' protester loses fingers in violent unrest
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About 55,000 gilets jaunes ( yellow vests ) joined the protests on Saturday, with more than 5,000 in Paris . Another video features a Porsche in a parking lot with its windows shattered and pink smoke coming out of it. Volunteer medics at the National Assembly told AFP that a man had had his hand ripped off during the clashes between police and protesters. Police said 31 demonstrators had been arrested in the unrest.

World Media Rep. Ilhan Omar faces backlash over AIPAC comments
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AIPAC also helped draftthe Israel Anti-Boycott Act (S. 720) bill criminalizing support for the BDS after outlining in its 2017 lobbying agenda that the passage of the bill was one of its top priorities. House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler of NY condemned Omar's tweets Monday morning. In fact, Omar's response was immediate " AIPAC ". So she's quite literally referring to Jews and pro-Israel advocates.

World Media Israeli killings on, 2 more shot dead
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FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 file photo, Israeli police officers are seen near the place where the body of an Israeli woman was found in Jerusalem. The mother of 14-year-old Hassan Shalabi wailed as mourners brought his body on a stretcher for a final farewell at their home in the Nusseirat refugee camp.

World Media British and US Banks Said to Be Deeply Divided on Brexit Ties
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With just seven weeks to go before Brexit , it's not just United Kingdom politicians who are bitterly divided over the country's withdrawal from the European Union - large banks are also at loggerheads. But in an effort to see off attempts to bind the Government's hands, Downing Street is promising another opportunity to table amendments - which are likely to include measures aimed at taking a no-deal Brexit off the table - on February 27.

World Media Hakeem al-Araibi: Thailand to free refugee footballer
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They doubt Bahrain's statements that he would be fairly treated if returned. The movement to save Hakeem Al-Araibi has spread across the footballing world. Araibi has said he wants to return to Australia, where he has lived since 2014 and plays for a Melbourne football club. Al-Araibi has said he was blindfolded and had his legs beaten when he was held in Bahrain previously.

World Media Winter storm expected Tuesday
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Snow will change briefly to ice pellets, with 2 to 5 cm accumulation, before changing to freezing rain. Afternoon highs will reach the low 40s for everyone. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel hard over some locations. Wind gusts up to 30 miles per hour. Saturday: Rain and snow showers likely.

World Media Power out in Donegal homes, trees cleared as Storm Erik blows out
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Storm Erik has seen wet and windy weather forecast across the United Kingdom and Ireland, with winds of 70mph in some areas and heavy rain across large parts of the UK. On the trains, speed restrictions of 80mph were imposed on the London North Eastern Railway between Leeds and York and on trains on the Tyne Valley line between Newcastle and Carlisle, according to rail operator Northern.

World Media Snowstorm buries Northwest, with more on the way
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The National Weather Service says the break will last through the first half of Sunday. The snow and rain isn't expected to move along the coast and to the Seattle area until the afternoon, but come night time the heaviest snow will likely arrive, according to the NWS.

World Media Matthew Whitaker to Testify Before House Judiciary Committee at 9:30am ET
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The dispute emerged amid reports that Democrat and committee chairman Jerrold Nadler was planning to subpoena Mr Whitaker to testify about his interactions with President Donald Trump . "I'm not kidding when I say I have interviewed terrorists who are more cooperative and respectful than Matt Whitaker was today", Figliuzzi began, provoking laughter from MSNBC host Nicole Wallace.

World Media PM Modi greeted with black flags in Assam over Citizenship Bill
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The foundation stone for permanent campus of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) at Jote, Arunachal Pradesh will also be laid by Modi on this occasion. "He raised his voice for the deprived and the poor", said PMModi. "The Chinese government has never recognised the so-called "Arunachal Pradesh" and is firmly opposed to the Indian leader's visit to the East Section of the China-India boundary".

World Media Britain’s Prince Philip, 97, surrenders his driving licence weeks after crash
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The UK's Prince Philip , 97, has made a decision to "voluntarily surrender" his driving licence following a crash last month , Buckingham Palace announced on Saturday. And Norfolk Police confirmed Saturday that the prince had "voluntarily surrendered his license to officers". Two days after that accident, the duke was photographed driving a replacement Range Rover without a seatbelt, which is illegal in Britain.

World Media Virginia Governor Vows He Won't Resign, to Focus on Race Equity
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In a statement a spokesperson provided to NPR, Fairfax wrote that "in both situations I knew at the time, and I know today, that the interactions were consensual". Initially, Fairfax's strategy was to aggressively refute the first allegation against him, speaking with reporters twice on the day it broke. "Ms. Watson shared her account of the rape with friends in a series of emails and Facebook messages that are now in our possession".

World Media Pelosi: Trump Is 'Projecting His Own Unruliness' by Attacking Congressional Investigations
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Under Catholic teaching, St. Vincent Catholic Charities does not place children with same-sex couples. In his speech, Trump addressed abortion, human trafficking, the Holocaust and religious persecution. The US President agreed to reopen the government and sign temporary budget funding for government agencies through February 15. "I believe it is the holy faithfulness of God that should keep us from growing tired in doing good, but we do grow tired, don't we?" "I do sense that we are in ...

World Media No U.S.-China Trade Deal in Place; Deadline Closing In
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He then said the two would " maybe " meet after that. Mnuchin and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer are set to meet their Chinese counterparts next week for trade talks. The trade talks between Chinese and U.S. officials are however continuing, reported The New York Times . The remarks were the first drastic shift in tone since Washington and Beijing stepped up negotiations last week, hoping to agree to a framework for a deal by the deadline.

World Media SDF will attack IS Syria enclave once civilians out
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The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria's (ISIS) "caliphate" has shrunk to less than 1 per cent of its original size, the US-led coalition has said, as a final onslaught in eastern Syria loomed. Kurdish-led forces in eastern Syria prepared on Friday for a push on the last remaining speck of the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) group's "caliphate".

World Media France calls back Italy ambassador
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Paris and Rome have been snarling at each other since a populist coalition took power in Italy a year ago, with budget spending and immigration the main bones of contention. In a letter to French daily Le Monde , Luigi Di Maio accused French governments on both the left and right of pursuing "ultraliberal" policies that have "increased citizens' insecurity and sharply reduced their spending power".

World Media U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren enters 2020 presidential race
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I think Warren would make a great president - she is a real fighter for the working people of our nation. Warren told the crowd on Saturday, "It won't be enough to just undo the awful acts of this administration". Re " Warren can't beat Trump " by Joan Vennochi (Opinion, Feb. 7): Much as I admire Senator Elizabeth Warren , I agree that she would not be able to defeat Donald Trump in 2020.

World Media Rep. Gabbard Won't Call Syria's Assad a US Adversary
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She is one of the first two female combat veterans to ever serve in the U.S. Congress, and also its first Hindu member. Since Gabbard announced her intention to run on January 11, there have been at least 20 Gabbard stories on three major Moscow-based English-language websites affiliated with or supportive of the Russian government: RT, the Russian-owned TV outlet; Sputnik News, a radio outlet; and Russia Insider, a blog that experts say closely follows the Kremlin line.

World Media Charges: Suspect Fired 5 Times at School Bus Windshield
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He's due in court Friday and remains in the Hennepin County Jail. Lilly stopped his vehicle and tried to get on the bus but the driver refused, telling him there was a child on board. Police spokesman John Elder says the driver's injuries were not life-threatening. Two of the bullets struck the 78-year-old male bus driver in the head and left arm.

World Media Warren Listed as 'American Indian' on Texas Bar Card
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Warren didn't rule out the possibility of other documents in which she identified as a Native American. "It isn't a fatal wound, but certainly put her at a disadvantage in a crowded field". "But I am sorry for furthering confusion on tribal sovereignty and tribal citizenship and harm that resulted ", she told the Post . "It's an important distinction".