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Trust in United States institutions plunges in Trump's first year

Trust in United States institutions plunges in Trump's first year

The survey showed overall trust in the four institutions fell sharpest in the United States than in any of the 28 countries surveyed. Among this group, trust declined a substantial 23 points, putt...

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Mulvaney: Dems Want Trump to Give SOTU During Shutdown

Mulvaney: Dems Want Trump to Give SOTU During Shutdown

The program protects about 800,000 immigrants - known as "Dreamers" - brought to the United States illegally by their parents from deportation. "Keep in mind, these are people aged 16-36 with work p...

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Dulquer Salmaan to feature opposite Sonam Kapoor in his next?

Dulquer Salmaan to feature opposite Sonam Kapoor in his next?

As per a report in Mumbai Mirror , Dulquer Salmaan has been roped in to play the male lead in the movie. " The Zoya Factor " will be produced by Aarti and Pooja Shetty and will be directed by Abhishe...

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Big Bend National Park visitor's center closed during government shutdown

Big Bend National Park visitor's center closed during government shutdown

By mid-day Saturday, the pattern was spotty, and some visitors were frustrated. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports a smattering of people wandered the park's grounds during the closures Satu...

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DHS Chief Faces Senate Questions Over Trump Comments, Immigration Policy

DHS Chief Faces Senate Questions Over Trump Comments, Immigration Policy

Sen. Tom Cotton , one of the lawmakers summoned to the Oval Office by the president to counter the Durbin-Graham proposal, blasted Durbin's account of the meeting in an interview . "The African Un...

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Rain, high near 42 — TODAY'S FORECAST

Rain, high near 42 — TODAY'S FORECAST

Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. That advisory begins at 3 p.m., and extends until Tuesday at 9 a.m., since the freezing rain could also impact commuters on Tuesday morning. Thursday ...

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Dems Surge to 14-Point Lead in Midterm Elections Matchup

Dems Surge to 14-Point Lead in Midterm Elections Matchup

Fifty-one percent of registered voters said they would support their Democratic candidate while only 39 percent said they would support the Republican candidate. Partisan divisions are 31-23-40 perc...

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Trump's doctor says president 'healthy,' has no cognitive issues

Trump's doctor says president 'healthy,' has no cognitive issues

Knopman called the test "reliable and valid", noting that it's been around about 10 years, but said it doesn't tell us everything. Dogged by questions about his mental stability after a tell-all...

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Trump blames Democrats for possible government shutdown

Trump blames Democrats for possible government shutdown

The Senate set a vote for 12 p.m. (1700 GMT) on Monday on advancing a measure to provide temporary government funding through February 8, end the shutdown and allow hundreds of thousands of federal ...

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United Kingdom army chief Nick Carter calls for cash to counter Russian Federation 'threats'

United Kingdom army chief Nick Carter calls for cash to counter Russian Federation 'threats'

While Russian forces were intervening in Syria, 26 missiles were deployed from a 1,500km (930 mile) range.He will add that Russia is building an increasingly aggressive expeditionary force, which al...

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Large chunk of suspected frozen plane poo lands in Indian village

Large chunk of suspected frozen plane poo lands in Indian village

On Saturday, the residents of the Fazilpur Badli village in the state of Haryana , northern India , were startled by the fall of a odd "ice ball", which the Indian officials believe to be a frozen...

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'Mixed emotions' as Vermont governor signs pot legalization

'Mixed emotions' as Vermont governor signs pot legalization

Scott, a Republican, vetoed a similar bill last May. Fifty-seven percent of Vermont voters support allowing adults 21 and older to possess and grow limited amounts of marijuana, according to a st...

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TSA issues stricter screening for cargo from five MidEast countries

TSA issues stricter screening for cargo from five MidEast countries

USA authorities issued an emergency order Monday requiring additional screening of cargo on flights departing for the United States from five Mideast countries, citing a threat of terrorism. This orde...

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Senate Moderates Unable to End US Government Shutdown

Senate Moderates Unable to End US Government Shutdown

But without a provision to address the status of Dreamers, the proposal seemed unlikely to garner sufficient Democratic support. The two New Yorkers have a long history with each other and both have...

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Olympics 2018: North Korea to send 22 athletes

Olympics 2018: North Korea to send 22 athletes

It will be part of a North Korean Olympic delegation that will also include athletes, officials, state media reporters, a cheering group and a taekwondo demonstration team. Athletes from the two Kor...

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White House Watch: Sanders: Dems Are Holding Government 'Hostage' Over 'Unlawful Immigrants'

White House Watch: Sanders: Dems Are Holding Government 'Hostage' Over 'Unlawful Immigrants'

Democrats have insisted they would back legislation reopening the government, once there is a bipartisan agreement to preserve protections against deporting about 700,000 immigrants who arrived in the...

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Britain reaffirms commitment to Palestinian refugees and pledges to fund UNRWA

Britain reaffirms commitment to Palestinian refugees and pledges to fund UNRWA

The conference aims for sending a message to the global community to start a funding campaign to aid UNRWA remain providing its services to the Palestinian refugees. Al-Sarfandi also condemned Trump's...

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Pence defends Trump on disparaging comments about Africa

Pence defends Trump on disparaging comments about Africa

Ryan, Common Cause vice president for policy and litigation, said in a statement . Pence spoke to The Associated Press during a visit to Jerusalem on Monday. Because the payment reportedly was ma...

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court strikes down Republican gerrymander, orders new maps for 2018

Pennsylvania Supreme Court strikes down Republican gerrymander, orders new maps for 2018

The Republican-controlled legislature has until February 9 to draw new districts with "contiguous territory; as almost equal in population as practicable; and which do not divide any county, city, inc...

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Syria's Assad condemns Turkish operation in its territory

Syria's Assad condemns Turkish operation in its territory

Turkey's military intervention in the northern Syrian city of Afrin under the code name "Olive Branch" will certainly complicate the already complicated conflict in Syria . The YPG has been a ...

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Why Is Vice President Pence In Jerusalem

Why Is Vice President Pence In Jerusalem

The Palestinian Authority is boycotting Pence's visit to the region, as are Christian leaders in Israel due to Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital . Jordan's monarch is insisten...

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Nicole Kidman is awards champ with SAG for 'Big Little Lies'

Nicole Kidman is awards champ with SAG for 'Big Little Lies'

Much like the Golden Globes , it was a very much a #MeToo centred event once again. Frances McDormand won the leading female actor award , Sam Rockwell picked up the supporting male actor gong...

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Tillerson visits new American embassy in London that Trump despises

Tillerson visits new American embassy in London that Trump despises

A pillar of Britain's foreign policy for a century, the special relationship with Washington has taken on added importance as Britain prepares to leave the European Union in 2019. Johnson added: "It i...

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SPD gives Schulz green light to start 'GroKo' coalition talks

SPD gives Schulz green light to start 'GroKo' coalition talks

Merkel's conservatives have said they will work towards forming a new government by Easter. Both parties suffered heavy losses to the far right in September's election and Merkel was weakened fur...

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Female Student Shot, Suspect in Custody in Italy High School Shooting

Female Student Shot, Suspect in Custody in Italy High School Shooting

One person has been airlifted to Parkland Hospital in Dallas, according to reports . The sheriff is not yet sharing any details of the shooting other than saying that they have a 16-year-old male s...

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DRC: Protesters killed in anti-Kabila protests

DRC: Protesters killed in anti-Kabila protests

Police in Congo used tear gas and gunfire to disperse thousands of demonstrators on the same day, killing at least 5 people and injured dozens more. A police spokesman did not immediately respond to a...

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Ocado partners with Canada's Sobeys

Ocado partners with Canada's Sobeys

Some view its door-step deliveries from giant automated distribution centres as the future of grocery shopping while others see it as an over-valued and over-hyped retailer struggling to grow market s...

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George Weah sworn in as Liberia's president

George Weah sworn in as Liberia's president

At least eight African Heads of States, including President Muhammadu Buhari represented by Vice Present Yemi Osinbajo , and worldwide soccer stars witnessed the ceremony. Liberia is one of the po...

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MI doctor detained by ICE after 40 years in US

MI doctor detained by ICE after 40 years in US

The now 43-year-old Niec has had past run-ins with the law. His co-workers describe him as the model of what a physician should be. Doctor Niec is now at the Calhoun County Jail. If it is denied, Ni...

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New Jersey first lady reveals college sex assault to Women's March crowd

New Jersey first lady reveals college sex assault to Women's March crowd

New Jersey's new first lady publicly joined the #MeToo movement Saturday in a dramatic speech before thousands at the Women's March on New Jersey . I tell this today not for me, but really for all ...

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Veterans Crosby, Thornton highlight Penguins-Sharks game

Veterans Crosby, Thornton highlight Penguins-Sharks game

Pittsburgh Penguins won 3-1. It's actually been five games, since Jan.4. Goals within the first minute of the first and third periods by Patric Hornqvist and Evgeni Malkin respectively ended up b...

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"School Choice Week" aims to raise awareness about education options for kids

When asked why it is important for parents to be able to choose the school that's the best fit for their children, Melanie C. responded, "To avoid the heartbreak of seeing them not liking school and t...

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Wind storm wallops BC's south coast, leading to power outages, ferry cancellations

Wind storm wallops BC's south coast, leading to power outages, ferry cancellations

Hardest hit was an area located east of 176 Street, west of 216 Street, north of 64 Avenue and South of 96 Avenue, with about 3,300 affected. A wind storm rattled the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley...

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Indian Mujahideen co-founder Abdul Qureshi arrested by Delhi police special cell

Indian Mujahideen co-founder Abdul Qureshi arrested by Delhi police special cell

He was trying to revive the SIMI and the Indian Mujahideen ", said deputy commissioner of police, special cell, Pramod Kushwaha. A pistol, live cartridges and a Santro vehicle, stolen in November 2...

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Russian Federation to focus on technology agenda at Davos Forum - economy minister

Russian Federation to focus on technology agenda at Davos Forum - economy minister

Others speculated he could have felt a need to regain the Davos spotlight for the United States a year after Chinese President Xi Jinping stole the show by casting China as a champion of free trade ...

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Deputy FM dismisses claims of Iran-Europe talks over missile

Deputy FM dismisses claims of Iran-Europe talks over missile

Mogherini will brief European Union foreign ministers on Monday, while U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet his British and French counterparts in London and Paris this week on a trip where...

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Massive East China Sea Oil Spill Triples in Size

Massive East China Sea Oil Spill Triples in Size

Three slicks covering a combined area of 20.7 square km were spotted by satellite, with the largest in size 17.4 square km, the SOA said in its statement. According to Greenpeace, the area is also rig...

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Markets at new highs on earnings boost; RIL, ONGC surge

Markets at new highs on earnings boost; RIL, ONGC surge

Earlier in the day, Sensex hit an all-time high of 35,612.11 points, while the Nifty was at 10,906.85 points in the morning trade. The market started at record high and immediately turned volatile...

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Russian Federation accuses U.S. of stoking Syrian-Kurdish separatist ambitions

Russian Federation accuses U.S. of stoking Syrian-Kurdish separatist ambitions

In the past, Washington has backed Syrian rebel groups but has since backed off from their support. Turkish forces have reportedly captured a number of villages in north-western Syria from Syrian K...

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The madness of Trump's defenders

Durbin said after the Oval Office meeting that Trump's words to the senators were "vile, hate-filled and clearly racial in their content". They also said that during the meeting, the President quest...

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