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Global Media Former U.S. Air Force intel specialist spied for Iran
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Jay Tabb , the FBI's executive assistant director for national security, said investigators believe Witt shared information that "could cause serious damage to national security", though he declined to provide specific details of the operations she allegedly disclosed.

Global Media McConnell Trolls Democrats By Pledging A Vote On The Green New Deal
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Last Thursday, progressive Democrats unveiled a plan to "transform" the US economy to combat climate change with a "10-year national mobilization" to shift away from fossil fuels and replace them with renewable energy sources. "Or will you stand with Mitch McConnell and the fossil fuel billionaires?" Ocasio-Cortez and Markey's Green New Deal resolution-which calls for a "national mobilization" to transition to 100 percent renewable energy by 2030-has already garnered the support of 67 ...

Global Media Extremely Rare Black Leopard Captured on Camera in Kenya
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The images - taken at the Laikipia Wilderness Camp - were actually the first in almost a century to document the rosette patterned-speckled coat of an African leopard, confirming the existence on the continent of the genetic mutation that makes black leopards , well, black.

Global Media Will MPs face choice between deal and delay?
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Housing minister James Brokenshire said on Sunday May would commit to giving parliament another debate on Brexit with the chance to vote on alternative options, if a deal had not yet been agreed and voted upon by then. "I have said in the last few weeks that in reality for the Labour party the only credible options now left are a close economic relationship - that's the sort of relationship we spelt out in the letter to the Prime Minister last week - or a public vote".

Global Media China defers New Zealand tourism event amid concerns of a diplomatic rift
Author: 0 China defers New Zealand tourism event amid concerns of a diplomatic rift

The same flight, NZ289, was turned back on a flight to China on August 24 a year ago, although an airline spokeswoman said that was due to an engineering issue, not a permitting one. "In the past New Zealand has enjoyed a consensus approach to foreign policy, a unified front, that's in New Zealand's best interests". Exactly how much the difficulties in the relationship with China can be blamed on the Government is hard to know.

Global Media Warren suggests Trump going to prison
Author: 0 Warren suggests Trump going to prison

In her Tuesday remarks, HuffPost reported Warren spoke about issues pertinent to Native Americans: the first two female Native Americans ever elected to Congress, Reps. Warren was the first high-profile Democrat to signal interest in running for the White House, forming an exploratory committee on New Year's Eve .

Global Media Two Telugus among 17 people killed in Delhi blaze
Author: 0 Two Telugus among 17 people killed in Delhi blaze

The Delhi government has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the incident, Cabinet minister Satyendar Jain said. Some members of the hotel staff, jumped off the building to save themselves and were rushed to the Ram Manohar Lohia hospital. The fire broke out at the Hotel Arpit Palace in a congested part of central Delhi, with images showing it engulfing the entire top floor. Building regulations and fire safety measures are routinely flouted by builders and incidents of fires are reported ...

Global Media Pot Smokers Find Tiger In Abandoned Home In Houston
Author: 0 Pot Smokers Find Tiger In Abandoned Home In Houston

I had a hard enough time after eating a bunch of edibles, going for a bushwalk, and subsequently coming across an echidna, so I have nothing but respect for this person in Houston who came across a live tiger in an abandoned house. That awkward moment where you see a tiger and you don't know if its real or if this is some really good weed. "They are basically a loaded gun pointed at anyone that encounters them".

Global Media South Korea signs deal to pay more for USA troops
Author: 0 South Korea signs deal to pay more for USA troops

South Korean officials have said they had sought to limit its burden to 1 trillion won ($889.7m) and make the accord valid for at least three years. About 28,500 USA troops are stationed in South Korea , where the United States has maintained a military presence since the 1950-53 Korean War.

Global Media Duke to look into 1999 sexual assault allegation
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Four staffers working for embattled Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax resigned Monday, leaving him with a skeleton crew as calls grow for him to step down amid two sexual assault allegations. Following news of a second accuser against Fairfax, Democratic state lawmakers in Virginia issued a call for Fairfax to resign, as did the Virginia Black Legislative Caucus.

Global Media Thailand drops extradition proceedings against refugee footballer
Author: 0 Thailand drops extradition proceedings against refugee footballer

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton said Australia's federal police will look at how Bahrain was tipped off that refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi was travelling to Thailand ahead of his trip. We look forward to welcoming Hakeem home tomorrow morning. Thailand had come under great pressure from Australia's government, sporting bodies and human rights groups to send al-Araibi back to Australia and not to Bahrain, where he is supposed to serve a prison sentence he says was politically ...

Global Media Trump Holds El Paso Rally Followed by 'Ingraham Angle' Interview
Author: 0 Trump Holds El Paso Rally Followed by 'Ingraham Angle' Interview

According to the Baby Trump GoFundMe page , the march will begin at Bowie High School, located at 801 South San Marcial Street in El Paso. Women's March El Paso has organized a counter to Trump's visit. O'Rourke dodged commenting on the topic despite immigration and border security overwhelmingly being the top issues for voters in Texas during his unsuccessful run to unseat Republican Texas Sen.

Global Media Winter Weather Advisory posted, wintry mix likely
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Quiet during the day Monday , but snow will return Monday night (probably after Midnight). NY could start as snow, getting as much as 4 inches (10 centimeters) before rain pushed along by gusty winds turns that to slush through Wednesday .

Global Media SDF Says to Target Last ISIS Syria Enclave After Civilians Get Evacuated
Author: 0 SDF Says to Target Last ISIS Syria Enclave After Civilians Get Evacuated

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), supported by a US -led coalition, announced a final push to retake the militant pocket late Saturday, after a pause of more than a week to allow civilians to flee. "The SDF has launched its final battle to eliminate the terrorist ISIS organization in Al-Baghouz village; the last ISIS stronghold", the SDF said, using an alternate abbreviation for the terror group.

Global Media Canadian serial killer gets life sentence
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As each count carried a mandatory life sentence without parole for 25 years, the only decision before Justice John McMahon has been whether to sentence him concurrently or consecutively. Toronto police and the trial did not reveal a motive. Police later found a folder on McArthur's computer labelled with the man's name that contained images of him.

Global Media Another round of winter weather headed to Iowa
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The snow will come in three waves beginning Sunday evening, followed by systems coming to the region Monday night and Thursday night. After the snow pushes through area, the city and surrounding suburbs could see a few rounds of freezing drizzle before the start of the work week, the weather services said in a hazardous weather outlook.

Global Media Larry Sabato Discusses Democratic Party, Justin Fairfax Following 2nd Allegation
Author: 0 Larry Sabato Discusses Democratic Party, Justin Fairfax Following 2nd Allegation

Today, Gov. Northam sat down with CBS "This Morning" to discuss the current quagmire his administration finds itself forced to deal with. Black voters who factored prominently in the 2017 election that helped Northam become Virginia governor are feeling betrayed over the scandals that have engulfed the state over the past week, leaving them with a less-than-ideal set of choices at the top of the Democratic Party: a governor and attorney general who wore blackface and a lieutenant ...

Global Media Trump, Xi Now Unlikely to Meet Before March Deadline
Author: 0 Trump, Xi Now Unlikely to Meet Before March Deadline

The U.S. agreed to suspend its plans to raise tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods to 25% from 10% to give negotiators a chance to settle issues. Trump is scheduled to meet the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam during a denuclearization summit and then he expected that he could schedule his meeting with Xi on the same trip.

Global Media Senate Panel Approves Barr, Trump's AG Pick
Author: 0 Senate Panel Approves Barr, Trump's AG Pick

If confirmed, Barr will be replacing Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker , who replaced Attorney General Jeff Sessions after President Donald Trump fired him. Comey, because that was in his powers as president. In confirmation hearings last month Barr said he would protect Mueller's investigation, and rejected Trump's characterisation of it as an illegal "witch hunt".

Global Media Saudis call Jamal Khashoggi killing a huge mistake
Author: 0 Saudis call Jamal Khashoggi killing a huge mistake

The official said in an emailed statement that Trump maintains his discretion to decline to act on congressional committee requests when he feels it's appropriate. "We know this was not authorised operation...it is a horrific crime and the whole country is outraged by this crime", he said. According to newly leaked intercepted conversations, Mohammed bin Salman discussed dealing with the journalist more than a year before Khashoggi was murdered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last ...

Global Media Counties Issued With Orange Wind Warning For Tomorrow
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The Met Office has reacted to a more severe than originally predicted Storm Erik by expanding a yellow status weather warning for Northern Ireland . However, 50-60 miles per hour gusts are still possible over the sea and coasts. There will be cloudy, wet conditions with some heavier rain coming this afternoon.

Global Media Mexican Authorities Detain 1,600 Migrants Near Texas Border
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And in El Paso, Texas, Trump appeared to anger much of the city after he said it was one of the most risky in the country - before a border wall was built in 2008. 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.

Global Media Jerry Nadler Clashes With Whitaker At Tense Judiciary Hearing
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Rep. Jerry Nadler , D-N.Y., closed the hearing, which saw many tense back-and-forth exchanges between Whitaker and Democrats on the panel, by telling Whitaker he owes the committee answers to follow-up questions. He initially threatened not to appear at all unless the House promised not to subpoena him, evidently missing the point of what a subpoena is. The House Judiciary Committee prepared the subpoena, at the same time the Senate Judiciary Committee was supposed to vote to send ...

Global Media Fluffy the cat thawed out after being caught in Montana snow
Author: 0 Fluffy the cat thawed out after being caught in Montana snow

Jevon Clark. Typically, cats have a temperature between 37.5C and 39C, according to petMD. "They used a few different methods to raise her body temperature: warm water, hair dryers, heated towels that were rotated out", she said. Looking at the photo of what she looked like when she arrived at the local vet in Kalispell , I mean that is one frozen meow. Fluffy's owners will keep her inside after her wild adventure.

Global Media Tiffany Trump Wore White At The State Of The Union Address
Author: 0 Tiffany Trump Wore White At The State Of The Union Address

Among the guests invited to sit with the first lady, Melania Trump , during the speech were three family members of a couple killed last month in their home in Reno, Nevada, allegedly by an immigrant in the us illegally. Hours earlier, Frankel tweeted: "At State of the Union tonight, @ realDonaldTrump will look out at the House Chamber and see a sea of #Suffragette white sending the message loud&clear that @HouseDemWomen are fighting for the economic security of women & families".

Global Media People across Asia welcome Year of the Pig
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To celebrate the lunar New Year , Google posted this doodle showing the "Year of the Pig". The pig is believed to be a symbol of optimism, enthusiasm and be hardworking. Nevertheless, experts expect Chinese consumers to be more economical in their shopping compared to previous years due to caution over China's ongoing trade war with the United States.

Global Media Pope Francis celebrates first papal mass in Abu Dhabi
Author: 0 Pope Francis celebrates first papal mass in Abu Dhabi

People wearing white baseball caps emblazoned with the visit logo packed the stadium stands and snapped pictures on their smartphones. The pontiff stood somberly as the Vatican and Emirati anthems played ahead of a Papal visit which will see him meet with Islamic and political leaders and celebrate an outdoor mass with around 135,000 Catholic worshippers.

Global Media With eye on Afghanistan talks, Trump vows to stop 'endless wars'
Author: 0 With eye on Afghanistan talks, Trump vows to stop 'endless wars'

Votel, the departing CENTCOM chief, said in his testimony that the White House did not provide warning ahead of Trump's decision to pull out of Syria. Votel said he was not under pressure to withdraw USA troops from Syria "by a specific date" and had not "had any specific conditions" placed on him.

Global Media Putin greenlights creation of hypersonic mid-range missile as United States suspends INF Treaty
Author: 0 Putin greenlights creation of hypersonic mid-range missile as United States suspends INF Treaty

President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday that the United States would outspend Russian Federation on missiles without a fresh worldwide accord after he ditched a landmark Cold War treaty . According to one source, USA intelligence assesses that Russia's development efforts on the missile continues. Russian Federation has a head start - but is it the main threat? While responsible nations around the world are signing and ratifying the TPNW, almost every nation - nuclear-armed or not - is ...

Global Media U.S. Senate passes pro-Israel bill, measure also rebukes Trump
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The resolution, adopted by a 70-26 vote, stresses that the United States "faces continuing threats from terrorist groups operating in Syria and Afghanistan and that's why a precipitous withdrawal of U.S. Addressing Trump with sarcasm in remarks carried by official media, Rouhani said: "You say you stay in Iraq to watch Iran, while before that you were saying you stay there for fighting terrorism".

Global Media Ice pellets and freezing rain coming this way
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The Boston area should be unseasonably warm Monday, with a mix of sun and clouds this afternoon, the National Weather Service said in a Facebook post Monday morning. through Wednesday at 1 P.M. for nearly all of our FOX 17 viewing area. Rainfall amounts will be low enough to limit the risk for river flooding, but ice jams could still be possible along the rivers.

Global Media Australia floods: Crocodiles seen in 'once in a century' waters
Author: 0 Australia floods: Crocodiles seen in 'once in a century' waters

Hundreds of homes in Townsville have already been inundated, 7 News reported, and there are fears between 10,000 and 20,000 properties could be at risk from the coming bad weather. Residents in Northern Queensland are now battling once in a century monsoon weather and record rainfall, but it's not just the water that they need to be anxious about! "I'm sure once it does ease up and we get a week of sunshine, the spirits of our people, especially our graziers, will lift even more seeing ...

Global Media EU concerned by Iran missile work, regional security role
Author: 0 EU concerned by Iran missile work, regional security role

The original Soumar missile was unveiled back in 2015, it's said to be capable of flying some 700km. The resolution - which was in Iran's nuclear deal - called upon the country to not develop ballistic missiles created to deliver nuclear weapons for eight years.

Global Media Venezuelan crisis: Guaido gets backing from 13 European nations
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Worldwide clamor for snap elections in Venezuela intensified Monday as European powers recognized opposition chief Juan Guaido as interim leader, after Nicolas Maduro rejected an ultimatum to call new polls. "They use sledgehammers instead of boxing gloves", President Maduro said, accusing the United States of seeking his removal so that it could take control of Venezuela's vast oil reserves.

Global Media Venezuelan opposition leader's family threatened said Guaido
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Venezuela's opposition has called on supporters to flood the streets again Saturday in nationwide protests against Maduro , the second such mass action this week. In a bid to pressure Maduro financially, Washington has imposed sweeping sanctions on state-owned oil firm PDVSA [PDVSA.UL], although these risk exacerbating the plight of ordinary citizens by curtailing hard currency necessary for imports.

Global Media Reports of plane down in Yorba Linda, catching homes on fire
Author: 0 Reports of plane down in Yorba Linda, catching homes on fire

Pictures tweeted by the fire authority showed a heavily damaged home in a residential neighborhood. The Orange County Fire Authority confirmed the fatalities on Twitter, adding that another two people had been sent to a local hospital. He looked out his front door and could see plane parts falling out the sky in the distance. The fire spread to a vehicle that was parked in the drive.

Global Media Virginia Lt. Gov. Breaks Silence, Stops Short Of Calling For Northam’s Resignation
Author: 0 Virginia Lt. Gov. Breaks Silence, Stops Short Of Calling For Northam’s Resignation

In a statement , Fairfax said the state needs leaders who can unite people, but he stopped short of calling for Northam's departure. He said he previously participated in a dance competition in San Antonio, Texas. He no longer has our confidence or our support. A statement issued with the U.S. representative Bobby Scott said: "After we watched his press conference today, we called Governor Northam to tell him that we no longer believe he can effectively serve as Governor of Virginia and that ...

Global Media Trump teases national emergency declaration could come during SOTU
Author: 0 Trump teases national emergency declaration could come during SOTU

Critics have noted that if he did declare a national emergency for that objective that it would nearly certainly be met with legal challenges. "But you'll hear the State of the Union and you'll hear what happens right after the State of the Union, okay?" Trump campaigned on stopping the flow of undocumented immigrants, with the wall, which he pledged Mexico would pay for, being his signature promise.

Global Media Europe Launches Financial Mechanism To Conduct Business In Iran
Author: 0 Europe Launches Financial Mechanism To Conduct Business In Iran

Washington's major European allies opposed last year's decision by US President Donald Trump to abandon the 2015 deal, under which global sanctions on Iran were lifted in return for Tehran accepting curbs on its nuclear program. At a meeting of foreign ministers in Romania on Thursday, Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders said it was up to individual companies to decide whether to invest in Iran.

Global Media Mystery illness sees Canada halve its Cuba embassy staff
Author: 0 Mystery illness sees Canada halve its Cuba embassy staff

Canada has also shared information with the University of Pennsylvania, which has taken the lead in examining US diplomatic personnel and family members at the request of the State Department, officials said . "I think I can safely say the Cuban officials are as frustrated as we are that we cannot get any closer to determining a cause", the Canadian Government official told reporters.

Global Media Howard Schultz is Slaying Democrats' Unicorn Speak
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Kamala Harris "shrill", The Hill reports . "The presidential election is now 643 days away, which is super close", Trevor Noah said on The Daily Show Tuesday night. To gauge the response, the advisers said, the team commissioned a 1,000-voter dial test during the interview to see how different comments affected public sentiment for the former Starbucks CEO.

Global Media Trump dismisses border wall negotiations as 'waste of time'
Author: 0 Trump dismisses border wall negotiations as 'waste of time'

At a White House meeting on Thursday, Trump cited "caravans" headed to the USA and said that he was not backing off his demand for a wall on the Mexico border. Republican allies of the president said there will have to be some money to meet Mr Trump's demands. "No we're not wasting our time", Capito, who chairs the Senate Appropriations Homeland Security subcommittee, told Hill.TV in an interview.

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