• Ecuador grants Julian Assange citizenship
Ecuador grants Julian Assange citizenship

Foreign and Commonwealth Office said Wednesday evening, us reported. At the time , Ecuador said the United Kingdom should guarantee him "safe passage" to Ecuador if he leaves the embassy. But a year ago, the Australian, 46, angered Ecuadorian president Lenin Moreno by tweeting support for Catalan separatists. U.S. intelligence agencies believe ...

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  • USA issues new travel advisory to its citizens for Pakistan, India
USA issues new travel advisory to its citizens for Pakistan, India

U.S. citizens are simply advised to exercise increased caution in Uganda due to crime. Individually, Mexican states that fell into Tier 2 included Baja California and Baja California Sur. There are new modifications to the Department of State's travel advisories Wednesday afternoon. In September, the agency stated in a travel warning that, "n...

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  • Alabama won the national championship over Georgia on a play called … 'Seattle'?
Alabama won the national championship over Georgia on a play called … 'Seattle'?

Though the post went viral back in September, Alabama's win has fans remembering the interesting concerns of a fan who wrote in after hearing that Alabama's freshman quarterback was from Hawaii. Alabama has won its fifth national championship since 2009 by outlasting SEC-rival Georgia in overtime. Georgia will try again for its first sin...

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  • Tunisian govt hopes that days of food protests are subsiding
Tunisian govt hopes that days of food protests are subsiding

Political unrest in Tunisia has the potential to reverberate outside its borders. "People have to understand that the situation is extraordinary and their country is having difficulties, but we believe that 2018 will be the last hard year for the Tunisians ", he told reporters on Tuesday, adding that while demonstrations are acceptable, violen...

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  • Work requirements will withdraw Medicaid's 'hand up' assistance
Work requirements will withdraw Medicaid's 'hand up' assistance

The state has in the past sought permission from the federal government to impose work requirements on certain Medicaid recipients, but under the Obama administration was denied. Pugel previously had told Insider that many people who will lose coverage have chronic illnesses that will go untreated until the severity of their conditions brings...

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  • German Coalition Talks Drag Deep Into The Night As Deadline Nears
German Coalition Talks Drag Deep Into The Night As Deadline Nears

Macron, who had pressed the Social Democrats (SPD) to return to a grand coalition with Merkel's conservatives, said the blueprint was "more favourable" for his vision of a reformed European Union than an earlier agreement that was discussed - then abandoned - between Merkel and the pro-business FDP party .

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  • China Trade Cools As Imports Fall Short But Exports Rise 11%
China Trade Cools As Imports Fall Short But Exports Rise 11%

Prices were around 5,500 yuan ($848.44) per tonne this week, off 45 percent from peaks seen in late December. Also, an investigation is proceeding on whether China is forcing American companies to turn over proprietary technologies and information in exchange for access to the Chinese market.

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  • India thrash Pakistan by 7 wickets in Blind Cricket World Cup
India thrash Pakistan by 7 wickets in Blind Cricket World Cup

Dravid I now the India A coach as well. A total of 16 teams slotted in four groups will engage in a sum of 48 ODIs between January 13 and February 3. The final of the tournament will be held on January 19 in Sharjah. Pakistan came into the game riding on back-to-back victories over Bangladesh and Nepal but they were no match for the strong ...

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  • Trump lawyer brokered $130K to porn star
Trump lawyer brokered $130K to porn star

Cohen didn't comment on the alleged pay-off, although he did tell the paper that " President Trump once again vehemently denies any such occurrence as has Ms. Clifford reportedly entertained the idea of challenging then-Sen. David Vitter (R., La.) in 2010 but decided against it. The payment was allegedly made around the time that the " Access Ho...

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  • Rain + Cold = Ice is the equation for this weekend
Rain + Cold = Ice is the equation for this weekend

The weather service said a flood watch means a potential for flooding exists based on forecasts. SATURDAY: Snow showers will linger into early Saturday, with much colder temperatures returning. Rain is expected to turn into freezing rain and sleet Friday afternoon, the National Weather Service in Buffalo said. High near 59. South wind 5 t...

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  • Ops will move to north this year: Army Chief
Ops will move to north this year: Army Chief

The Army chief said India was repeatedly receiving requests from Pakistan to honour the 2003 ceasefire agreement because the damage was heavier on the other side. The stand-off was resolved after Prime Minister Narendra Modi intervened and took up the issue with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Hamburg during the G-20 summit previous year.

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  • Thousands of patients hospitalised with flu as virus 'takes off'
Thousands of patients hospitalised with flu as virus 'takes off'

US health officials on Friday said plenty of people are getting sick, and the flu has hit epidemic levels - just as it does most winters. It is not too late. "The problem with flu is you become infectious, that means you become contagious, you can give it to somebody else 24 hours before you know that you even have it".

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  • Bannon to testify before Congress on Russian interference in 2016 election
Bannon to testify before Congress on Russian interference in 2016 election

Burck has also reportedly represented White House Counsel Don McGahn and former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus in response to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into the Russian Federation issue. Burck already represents White House Counsel Don McGahn and former Chief of Staff Reince Priebus in the Mueller inquiry. Bannon did no...

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  • Turkey Summons Russian, Iranian Envoys Over Syria Safe Zone Violation
Turkey Summons Russian, Iranian Envoys Over Syria Safe Zone Violation

Ankara says YPG fighters are linked to Kurdistan Workers' Party ( PKK ) separatists inside Turkey, who have waged an armed campaign since 1984 that has killed more than 40,000 people. Syrian state media, citing a foreign ministry source, said on Thursday that regime forces were fighting to "liberate from the terrorism of the Nusra Front and the oth...

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  • Upcoming German new gov't a strong boost to European Union: policy paper
Upcoming German new gov't a strong boost to European Union: policy paper

It must now be voted on by the SPD party conference later this month, where there is likely to be resistance from members who believe a coalition would further damage their electoral appeal. The deal eased months of uncertainty that has undermined Germany's role as the European Union's pivotal power, as the bloc confronts such major challenges as B...

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  • Sessions' order clouds Pa. medical marijuana future
Sessions' order clouds Pa. medical marijuana future

Attorney Andrew Lelling's statements saying that no aspect of the state-sanctioned marijuana industry is immune from federal prosecution. Some in the industry are concerned that, with the threat of federal enforcement hanging over their heads, investors might shun marijuana businesses, and banks might drop them as clients.

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  • Macron tries to sway Trump on Iranian nuclear accord
Macron tries to sway Trump on Iranian nuclear accord

Britain, France and Germany called on Donald Trump on Thursday to uphold a pact curbing Iran's nuclear ambitions on the eve of a sanctions ruling by the U.S. "One of the single greatest flaws is its restrictions leave Iran free.to openly develop their nuclear programme and rapidly achieve a nuclear weapons breakout capability".

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  • NBC apologizes for, deletes
NBC apologizes for, deletes "Our president" Oprah tweet

The U.S. television audience for the 2018 Golden Globes ceremony dropped about 5 percent to 19 million viewers, broadcaster NBC said on Monday, despite the show's high profile following sexual misconduct scandals that have rocked Hollywood.

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  • Pakistan ends intelligence cooperation with United States as aid halts — Global Geopolitical Series
Pakistan ends intelligence cooperation with United States as aid halts — Global Geopolitical Series

There are however reports that Islamabad has suspended military and intelligence cooperation after Trump froze U.S. military aid to it. Pakistan's Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan said that the United States was using Pakistan as a scapegoat for its failures in war-torn Afghanistan.

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  • Donald Trump Cancels His Trip To London, Blames Obama
Donald Trump Cancels His Trip To London, Blames Obama

Last month, a date appeared to be set: Trump would head to London at the end of February for the opening of the new US embassy. Last month, PM Theresa May's cabinet minister Sam Gyimah had said he would feel "deeply uncomfortable" if President Trump's visit went ahead after May clashed with Trump over U.S.

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