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Worldwide Inter-Korean thaw 'opens door' for N-talks with USA, says Moon
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The four-party meeting in Switzerland among the International Olympic Committee, South Korean and North Korean Olympic committees and the Pyongyang organizing committee focused on whether to form a unified women's ice hockey team, another controversial topic in South Korea .

Worldwide China tops trusted nation's list, India at third place, says survey
Author: 0 China tops trusted nation's list, India at third place, says survey

One country where trust is rising is China, which now finds itself atop Edelman's Trust index for both the general population and the 'informed public.' In contrast to the US, faith in government is leading the overall upward trends. "Every institution must play its part by educating its constituents and joining the public debate, going direct to the end-users of information", wrote Edelman.

Worldwide South Orange-Maplewood Represents at Women's March in Morristown
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The attack took place when she was a sophomore at the University of Virginia, Murphy said. When her assailant grabbed a crab apple from the ground and tried to put it in her mouth to silence her, she bit his hand. "I had a choice of taking a longer path that was well lit or a shorter, brick walkway that was slightly in the shadows", said Murphy, whose husband was sworn into the state's highest seat Tuesday.

Worldwide White House comment line blames Democrats for shutdown
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On President Donald Trump's first-year anniversary, the US government had shut down after Democrats and Republicans failed to reach a final deal to fund its operations over disputes on immigration and border security. Anchor Wolf Blitzer asked Shah, "Do you believe the Senate Democrats blinked?" It is not just the White House that has been affected. People who have called the White House have been greeted with an unusual message putting the Democrats front and center of the ...

Worldwide United Kingdom not keeping up with Russian Federation threat, head of army to warn
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In a speech to be given today at defence think tank, the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), General Sir Nick Carter will warn of the military capabilities of Putin's administration and the threats it poses. He warned that Russian Federation boasted capabilities that Britain would struggle to match, saying it has already demonstrated its use of superior long-range missiles in Syria.

Worldwide Congress Misses Deadline to Prevent Shutdown
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Mulvaney said some Democrats want to rain on Trump's parade when he delivers the speech to a joint-session of Congress on January 30. Mulvaney reiterated Sunday that the administration won't negotiate with Democrats on immigration or a longer-term spending bill until they vote to reopen the government.

Worldwide Dulquer Salmaan to romance this Bollywood actress, Guess who?
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Now, if all goes well, Dulquer may soon work with Sonam Kapoor in the film adaptation of Anuja Chauhan's The Zoya Factor . Interestingly, there were certain reports doing the rounds that Dulquer Salmaan has been approached to play one among the lead roles in Anurag Kashyap's Manmarziyaan .

Worldwide Shutdown cancels sunrise viewing at Haleakala park
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Because of the federal government shutdown , National Park Service social media and websites are not being monitored or updated and may not reflect current conditions, Kirby said. "For a lot of the millions of people who visit our parks every year, you're the face", he said. "There are more claims coming in every day. And that's an enormous responsibility".

Worldwide Tanker Spill now 120 Square Miles Long
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According to Alex Hunt, a technical manager at the London-based International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation , which assists with oil spills across the world, there has never been a condensate spill like this. Haven, 1991: The Cypriot oil tanker sinks off Italy's Gulf of Genoa after fires destroy most of its 144,000-tonne cargo. The remainder of the oil formed a slick, polluting Italy's Liguria coast and Provence in France.

Worldwide USA orders extra air cargo screening for flights from Mideast
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Customs and Border Protrection (CPB) the full description of a shipment's content, consignor and consignee data, as well as origin and final destination details, prior to loading on a passenger or freighter aircraft. The emergency amendment covers carriers in five countries flying out of seven airports and focuses "on last points of departure locations where the threat is greatest", TSA said in a statement.

Worldwide CLARENCE PAGE: Is Trump a racist? Sometimes he sounds like one
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David Perdue of Georgia denied the reported remarks on January 11, the day of the meeting, but the next day they shifted to saying they did not recall exactly what the president said. White House officials tried to offer clarity on the two-hour period Thursday morning that saw Trump move from requesting a briefing on a potential immigration breakthrough to graphically rejecting the agreement reached by Graham and Democratic Sen.

Worldwide Vermont governor planning to sign pot bill by midnight
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Scott reiterated that he would veto any effort to create the kind of tax-and-regulate recreational marijuana economy that states like Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and Colorado have pioneered. "We are looking forward to working with lawmakers and state leaders to continue improving marijuana laws in the Green Mountain State". The Marijuana Policy Project said a majority of Vermonters favor legalization.

Worldwide Wet weather ahead for NJ with heavy rain, thunderstorms possible
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Severe thunderstorms that may produce strong winds and hail are forecast for Sunday across portions of far southeast and east Oklahoma and parts of west central and northwest Arkansas, according to national meteorologists. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Winds turn NW 15-35 and gusty. The chance of precipitation Wednesday is 80 percent, rising to 100 percent that night.

Worldwide Dems Surge to 14-Point Lead in Midterm Elections Matchup
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Women back Democratic candidates at a 64-29 percent pace, a significant increase from 55-40 percent in the fall. That's jumped to 97 percent now. Judging from past elections, Democrats are expected to need a six- to eight-point advantage in national support this fall to gain the 24 seats needed win control of the House.

Worldwide The Porn Star and the President
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Earlier last week, the Wall Street Journal reported that Trump's private lawyer, Michael Cohen , used a private DE company and pseudonyms to pay $130,000 in hush money to Daniels just weeks before the 2016 presidential election. Corporations are also barred from giving to federal candidates. Hours later, after a Senate agreement was reached to end the shutdown, Pence said alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the impasse was ending "thanks to the firm stand taken by ...

Worldwide Sen. Dick Durbin talks Trump comments on 'The View'
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Trump isn't known to exercise beyond short walks, and he uses a cart when he plays golf. Jackson says Trump's 30 out of 30 score means there's no indication that Trump has any cognitive issues. Standing at 6 feet 3 inches, Trump falls just within the "overweight" range on the body mass index. His blood pressure, meanwhile, was recorded at 122 over 74, and his total cholesterol was 223, which is higher than recommended.

Worldwide White House answering machine blames Dems for government shutdown
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Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, said on ABC's "This Week" that the rhetoric used in the Trump ad "doesn't work", citing Republican Ed Gillespie's failed gubernatorial campaign ads, which attacked now-Virginia Gov. The problem this time focused on immigration policy, principally President Donald Trump's order previous year ending an Obama program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ), which gave legal protections to "Dreamer" immigrants.

Worldwide Suspicious
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Senior Gurgaon official Vivek Kalia told the BBC some villagers thought it was an "extra-terrestrial" object. "There was a big thud and people of the village came running out of their home to find out what had happened". Frozen human waste occurs when it forms around the overflow of airline toilets before falling to earth. In fact, some were so excited they took off chunks of the unusual ball to store at home.

Worldwide Facebook: we were too slow to recognise our 'corrosive' effect on democracy
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Facebook's admission that social media may not be good for democracy comes about a month after another reflective report from Facebook, which said "passively" consuming social media can be bad for mental health. "The good news is that social media platforms are hardly a finished fact to be categorically assessed". Facebook has warned that it can't offer any assurance that social media is on balance good for democracy, but the company says it is trying to do what it can to stop alleged ...

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