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Worldwide Venice tourists' shock at 'dizzying' €1100 bill for dinner
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The Japanese students went to the police after paying 1,145 euros (£1,007) at the Osteria da Luca near St Mark's Square. "In the coming days we will check well this episode, we'll send a copy of the complaint if it was actually filed", Venice mayor Luigi Brugnaro wrote on Twitter .

Author: 0 Donald Trump and Theresa May to meet in Switzerland

Numerous globe's big shooters in government, business, the arts and media will assemble in Davos , Switzerland, today for the start of the annual three-day World Economic Forum . Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to deliver the first keynote speech of the WEF in Davos, bookending a week that will climax in an address by US President Donald Trump , a year after he took office on a populist platform that demonised the globalist Davos crowd.

Worldwide U.S. oil output to overtake Saudi Arabia, Russia
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It comes days after the International Energy Agency warned that an " explosive " expansion in the United States shale heartlands could reduce the impact of Opec-led supply cuts. Interestingly, the sudden surge in oil prices in the last two months has made the OPEC and Non-OPEC nations anxious about the effectiveness of their strategy to stabilize oil prices.

Worldwide Rivlin calls on world to tear off 'mask of hypocrisy,' recognize Jerusalem
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His statement is the first public confirmation of the change in US plan, driven by USA ambassador to Israel David Friedman who pushed the administration to expedite the relocation process, originally slated to take 3-4 years. With the Palestinians boycotting Pence, the visit provides little obvious opportunity to build bridges towards peace. After Jordan, Pence is heading to Israel, where he is expected to meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and address the Knesset.

Worldwide Turkey's 'Operation Olive Branch' in Afrin
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In Afrin, residents queued at bakeries and cars were on the streets as residents braced themselves for any violence. Convenience store owner Ali Sourani said his shop was running low on food and the region was "surrounded". In 2016, Turkey temporarily halted US air operations against ISIS from Incirlik after a failed coup against the government of Erdogan. Turkish police also detained 24 people for "spreading terrorist propaganda" on social media related to the operation and the capital ...

Worldwide SRK receives special recognition at World Economic Forum 2018
Author: 0 SRK receives special recognition at World Economic Forum 2018

Shah Rukh Khan definitely made the best out of his Davos diaries. Khan posted another photo January 22 recreating his signature open arms pose here in a middle of a snow-clad path. "I am grateful to these fearless women and children (of Meer Foundation) who I work with for all that they have done for me, to the World Economic Forum, and all of you present here today for recognising the heroism by conferring this award, and this reward upon me", he added.

Worldwide SHUTDOWN VOTE: US Senate votes to fund government, end shutdown
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The House passed a stopgap bill last week that would have funded the federal government through February 16, but the change to the bill in the Senate forced House lawmakers to vote on the new terms. "He wants to continue discussions about DACA, but it will be after the shutdown", Mulvaney concluded. Trump did not speak with any Democratic senators over the weekend.

Worldwide Audio released of Rand Paul 911 call after neighbor's alleged assault
Author: 0 Audio released of Rand Paul 911 call after neighbor's alleged assault

He suffered six broken ribs - including three displaced fractures, which damaged the lung underneath and caused fluid to gather on his lungs, leading to pain and pneumonia. Paul was mowing his yard while wearing headphones. 'It has to do with yards and the maintenance of those'. Paul said he would say hello in passing to Boucher, but that was about the extent of their relationship for the last 10 years.

Worldwide Viral Video of Officer Slamming Black Girl Sparks Outrage
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I take every issue and situation I deal with personally but this time you messed with one of my babies that could've easily been my sister as the young lady who was hurt is my sisters friend. After the student agreed to stop resisting, the officer helped her up and walked her to his patrol vehicle. Paramedics at the police station determined that the student did not require medical attention after sustaining minor abrasions.

Worldwide USA government shutdown to end after temporarily deal is reached
Author: 0 USA government shutdown to end after temporarily deal is reached

Though the House and Senate were in session on Saturday, it was unclear whether legislators would take any votes of outcome. Lindsey Graham and Kentucky Sen. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer , D-N.Y., agreed to the Monday vote but stopped short of supporting the plan. MCEVERS: So those are Democratic and Republican voices.

Worldwide White House: Senators who say Trump is unclear are 'not paying attention'
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The White House and Republicans have branded the shutdown as the #SchumerShutdown, pointing the finger at Democrats and Chuck Schumer specifically. We have to fund our government. Trump's involvement in these negotiations has been disastrous for almost everyone involved. Walker said yet another shutdown, like the one that played out this past weekend, shows the need to take a responsible approach and time frame to funding the federal government.

Worldwide Suspect In London Van Attack On Muslims 'ticking time bomb'
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Darren Osborne , 48, allegedly mowed down Makram Ali, 51, and nine other people in a north London street which was busy with worshippers attending Ramadan night prayers just after 12.15am on June 19 a year ago. He accused them all of being rapists and belonging to paedophile gangs. The drama is based on the crimes committed by the Rochdale child sex abuse gang, nine of whose members - all British Pakistanis - were jailed in 2012.

Worldwide Deadly Kabul hotel siege ends after 12-hour standoff, government says
Author: 0 Deadly Kabul hotel siege ends after 12-hour standoff, government says

Several people had been killed and at least six wounded in the raid, an interior ministry spokesman said. According to Kam Air officials, two of the staff members are Venezuelan nationals while the remaining victims are from Ukraine. TOLO showed images of people apparently hanging off balconies, saying they were "desperate guests and staff trying to escape" from the burning hotel.

Worldwide Pence Says US Embassy To Open In Jerusalem In 2019
Author: 0 Pence Says US Embassy To Open In Jerusalem In 2019

Several Arab members of the Knesset interrupted Pence's speech in protest and were thrown out. USA officials have said building an embassy in Jerusalem could take years . Reuters reported on Monday that the European Union assured Abbas that it will support the idea of having a future Palestinian state's capital in East Jerusalem.

Worldwide Turkey's next target should be the hearts and minds of Kurds
Author: 0 Turkey's next target should be the hearts and minds of Kurds

Relations between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies "have been going from bad to worse in the last several years", noted Joshua Landis, Director at the Center of Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma. In the eastern German city of Leipzig, sympathizers of the PYD/ PKK terror organization attacked Eyüp Sultan Mosque, smashed the windows and spray-painted the names of PKK and YPG, armed wing of the PYD.

Worldwide Senate approves deal to end government shutdown
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Harris, a likely 2020 presidential candidate who voted against the deal, said McConnell's promise on DACA "fell far short of the ironclad guarantee" she needed "to support a stopgap spending bill". Trump has staked his political fortunes on taking a hard line on immigrants, painting them as criminals and scroungers. Feinstein said she wasn't persuaded by McConnell's assurances and did not know how a proposal to protect the more than 700,000 younger immigrants would fare in the House.

Worldwide Mike Pence says he's proud to be in 'Israel's capital, Jerusalem'
Author: 0 Mike Pence says he's proud to be in 'Israel's capital, Jerusalem'

Members the Arab Joint List party held up signs reading " Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine ". Pence said the US would back a two-state solution but only if both sides support it. "We expect that to be the embassy", Goldstein said of the facility that will open next year. Knesset member Ayman Odeh tweeted on Monday that he was proud to lead a "strong, legitimate protest , against the Trump-Netanyahu regime's exaltation of racism and hatred, who speak of peace exclusively as lip ...

Worldwide Turkey - stop the attacks on Afrin, Rojava!
Author: 0 Turkey - stop the attacks on Afrin, Rojava!

It showed columns of tanks on the move. Turkey's Operation "Olive Branch" in the Syrian region of Afrin - controlled by Kurdish militias which Ankara believes to be terrorists - kicked off on Saturday. The operation is not targeting the Kurdish population, but exclusively terrorists, according to the Turkish leader. The UN Security Council was to convene later on January 22 to discuss the situation in Syria.

Worldwide North Korea to send 22 athletes to Winter Games
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This comes after North Korean officials tasked with arranging cultural concerts traveled to the South on Sunday, crossing the border to the South through the overland Gyeongui route at around 9a.m. It is the first visit by Pyongyang officials to the South for four years, reports say. The IOC President will give a statement at the Olympic Museum after the meeting.

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