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Schweizer-Reneke SGB vows to work with govt amid racism probe

Schweizer-Reneke SGB vows to work with govt amid racism probe

According to the mother, she dropped of her child at school and around 9am, the teacher posted a photo of the grade R classroom on WhatsApp to give the parents an update on their kids. Image copyright...

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USA will boot out every Iranian from Syria, declares Mike Pompeo

USA will boot out every Iranian from Syria, declares Mike Pompeo

America's Kurdish allies in Syria , now fretting over when the Trump administration will pull out the 2,000 USA troops who guarantee their safety, said Wednesday that they had apprehended an Amer...

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McConnell accuses Democrats of throwing 'partisan tantrum' over shutdown

McConnell accuses Democrats of throwing 'partisan tantrum' over shutdown

Senator Chuck Schumer, leader of the Senate Democrats, called the president's exit a "temper tantrum" and said Trump "slammed the table" before he stormed out. The president mused at a lunch wit...

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Man accused of stealing $10M lottery ticket from roommate

Man accused of stealing $10M lottery ticket from roommate

The lucky lottery contestant couldn't contain his excitement. He would rue the day he ignored the warning of Shakespeare's King Lear to, "Mend your speech a little, Lest you may mar your fortunes". ...

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Brexit setback for May, US shutdown showdown and DR Congo election results

Brexit setback for May, US shutdown showdown and DR Congo election results

Felix Tshisekedi of Congo's Union for Democracy and Social Progress opposition party won the long-delayed presidential election. Tshisekedi's opponents were Martin Fayulu , who earned 6.4-million ...

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Utah Representatives Spur Emergency Funding For National Parks

Utah Representatives Spur Emergency Funding For National Parks

Due to the ongoing government shutdown, hundreds of thousands of federal employees have seen their jobs put on hold, as well as their paychecks. This "extraordinary step" could be a violation of t...

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Kim Jong Un departs Beijing after meetings with Xi Jinping

Kim Jong Un departs Beijing after meetings with Xi Jinping

The US is refraining from negative comments on Kim's trip because China has been tough on the enforcement of United Nations sanctions against North Korea and trade talks with Beijing are going smo...

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Ex-Goldman Sachs Banker Denied Bail in Malaysia Pending Extradition to US

Ex-Goldman Sachs Banker Denied Bail in Malaysia Pending Extradition to US

Meanwhile, The Wall Street Journal , in its review of the minutes from a series of previously undisclosed meetings, had reported that senior Chinese leaders had offered in 2016 to help bail out a Mal...

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Trump Says Has Halted US Funds for California Wildfires, Forest Management

Trump Says Has Halted US Funds for California Wildfires, Forest Management

He signed two executive orders related to wildfire management, and joined a partnership with the governors of OR and Washington asking for double the current federal funding to manage forestla...

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Kidnappers demand €9m in cryptocurrency for Norwegian billionaire's wife

Kidnappers demand €9m in cryptocurrency for Norwegian billionaire's wife

The kidnappers have threatened to use violence against her if her family does not meet their demands, Norway's Aftenposten newspaper reported today. The newspaper reported that the note said Ms Fa...

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Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein expected to leave Justice Department in weeks

Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein expected to leave Justice Department in weeks

While a timetable for his departure is not set in stone, Barr could be confirmed as soon as the beginning of February. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein plans to leave the Trump administratio...

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Rep. Hoyer: Dems Could Sue If Trump Declares Nat'l Emergency on Border

Rep. Hoyer: Dems Could Sue If Trump Declares Nat'l Emergency on Border

Democratic leaders accused him of holding the American people hostage. The debate over funding for the barrier has been at the center of a partial federal government shutdown. In a news briefing, Ho...

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4 killed and more than 600 injured in South Africa train crash

4 killed and more than 600 injured in South Africa train crash

Emergency personnel and paramedics are working round the clock to free people trapped under the wreckage of two trains that collided before 09:00 at Mountain View station in Pretoria on Tuesday. Gaute...

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Japan tops list of most powerful passports

Japan tops list of most powerful passports

The index, compiled by global citizenship and residence advisory firm Henley & Partners, says it bases its ranking on "exclusive" data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), and "is ...

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Senate Democrats Have Quite the 'Solution' For Fighting the Shutdown

Help us grow and continue telling Israel's story to the world. McConnell wanted the Senate to move to regular business by considering S.1, the " Strengthening American Security in the Middle East ...

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Mexico does not sympathise with Venezuelan government, claims President

Mexico does not sympathise with Venezuelan government, claims President

In a Friday evening state television broadcast, Venezuela's Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said Maduro would take office on January 10 in a "legitimate and constitutional" process, which he said "do...

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Australian police investigate suspicious packages sent to diplomatic missions

Australian police investigate suspicious packages sent to diplomatic missions

The AFP said some embassies and consulates in Canberra had also been affected. SYDNEY: Pakistan's mission in Melbourne was among the those worldwide consulates and embassies in Australian cities...

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Teen Locks Herself in Room After Fleeing Allegedly Abusive Family

Teen Locks Herself in Room After Fleeing Allegedly Abusive Family

In 2017, Dina Ali Lasloom triggered a firestorm online when she was stopped en route to Australia, where she planned to seek asylum. She said she would be imprisoned or worse if she was sent back ...

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Man caught on security camera licking family's doorbell

Man caught on security camera licking family's doorbell

The man was also caught relieving himself in the front yard, and reportedly also approached a neighbor's house. Salinas police say they were able to identify the suspect thanks to the clear image ...

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Failed redaction reveals Paul Manafort's 'lies to FBI'

Failed redaction reveals Paul Manafort's 'lies to FBI'

Manafort's lawyers said their client had no reason to misrepresent the truth in his 12 interviews with investigators late past year. The specifics of the Mueller allegations were not previously know...

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