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17 killed as fire hits hotel in New Delhi (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

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Most of the victims were sleeping when the fire broke out. He said, "Seventeen people had died and two others are injured". It is estimated around 120 people were inside the hotel - built around 25 years ago - when the fire started. Chand said rescue efforts were delayed because the first fire trucks arrived with manual ladders that weren't tall enough to reach his floor. Most people jumped out of the upper floors of the hotel to save their lives. Read More »

Senate committee advances Barr’s AG confirmation

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Meanwhile, Barr pledged during his hearing to release "as much as I can" of the special counsel findings. Barr has said he would allow Mueller to complete the investigation but has not confirmed that he would release the report of the investigation in its entirety. Read More »

Roberts Joins Liberals To Strike Down Louisiana Abortion Law

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Like the Texas law that the court previously struck down , the Louisiana law requires any doctor performing an abortion to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital; it also requires that clinics that provide abortions be, in effect, minihospitals, with everything from wide corridors to expensive equipment. Read More »

Elizabeth Warren officially launches her 2020 presidential bid

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Joe Kennedy III, D-Mass., who meant to endorse her candidacy, according to an official familiar with his plans. Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale said in a statement Saturday that Warren has been "exposed as a fraud by the Native Americans she impersonated and disrespected to advance her professional career, and the people of MA she deceived to get elected". Read More »

Maduro: Venezuelans not 'beggars,' give humanitarian aid to Colombians

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This immediate assistance would help address the greatest needs identified by Interim President Guaidó's team: Emergency food and health supplies aimed at reaching the most-vulnerable populations in Venezuela . Guaido maintains that Maduro's second term as president is illegitimate, citing the May 2018 election that faced widespread global condemnation. Justice Mendoza says Guaido is usurping presidential powers. Read More »

Status Orange wind warning issued as Storm Erik looms

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The forecaster has issued Status Orange wind warnings for Galway, Mayo and Donegal which will be in effect from 5am tomorrow morning. Storm Erik will bring strong winds and heavy rain to Edinburgh and the Lothians. "Gusts of between 50mph and 55mph are expected on Saturday but it will stay dry for most of the day". Forecasting Sunday's weather, Ms Maxey said: "There is the chance of patchy rain and this could be heavy in places". Read More »

Democrats launch new investigation into Trump's finances and Russian Federation links

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New information about "covert and overt" Russian actions that targeted members of the president's campaign and his private businesses has emerged in the two years since the election, and merits scrutiny, Schiff said in a statement. Stone pleaded not guilty to charges last month that he lied to the House panel about his discussions during the 2016 election about WikiLeaks, the anti-secrecy group that released thousands of emails stolen from Democrats. Read More »

President Trump to meet with North Korean leader in Vietnam

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Trump then offered his theory that the election of Hillary Clinton would've resulted in war between the nuclear powers. Vietnam's selection as the venue for the second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is largely a matter of convenience and security, but not without bigger stakes. Read More »

Northam does not resign

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Northam said he does not believe he is either person in the racist photo that appeared in his 1984 yearbook but that he did once darken his face to resemble Michael Jackson during a dance contest in 1984. 1, 2019, in Newark, N.J. Booker earlier in the day declared his bid for the presidency with a sweeping call to unite a deeply polarized nation around a "common objective". Read More »

NATO allies 'fully support' USA action on INF treaty

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The U.S. says it will suspend its obligations to the treaty on Saturday, and that if Russian Federation doesn't come into compliance, the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty "will terminate". Talk of a US withdrawal from the treaty has caused great concern in Europe, where the result likely would be a discussion about possible nuclear rearmament. Read More »

Cory Booker Preparing To Run For President

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Booker joins a growing field of candidates including Sen. Booker's announcement arrived in a video outlining a theme of unity and togetherness, describing an optimistic vision of what could be accomplished through "courage" and "collective action". Read More »

Chris Christie's Advice to Trump on Mueller: Stay Quiet

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Christie also addresses Bob Woodward's "shoddy reporting", saying it was "not the work of America's greatest investigative reporter". Christie added that after Trump's attack he counterpunched "harder than I had ever gone after him" and said that eventually the candidate called him to apologize. Read More »

Snow warning as temperatures to remain low this week

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Powys County Council has already prepared for the weather and will have gritters and snow ploughs out on main roads. "Three to 5cm of snow is likely above 200 metres, with up to 10cm in a few places". Commuters have been warned of potential disruption as a band of snow and ice is expected to hit Scotland. Advice on the Met Office website reads: "Showers will turn increasingly to snow on higher ground then to lower levels later in the night and on Tuesday morning". Read More »

Roger Stone pleads not guilty in D.C. federal court

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Lauderdale, Florida , home. "I would have been able to wear a suit and tie for my mug shot, it would have looked a lot better". He waved to a small crowd of supporters chanting that he did nothing wrong and holding up glowing photos of him. Read More »

Unsafe wind chills across Wisconsin

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Temperatures Friday morning in were 40-50 degrees below zero, without the wind. A south wind of 8 to 17 miles per hour will become west in the afternoon, and winds could gust as high as 25 miles per hour. Exposed skin in that of cold can be frost bitten in no more than 10 minutes. At times we might see some flurries passing by but no measurable snow is expected. Read More »

Michael Cohen subpoenaed to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee

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CNN reported in August previous year that NY prosecutors had threatened Mr. Cohen with charges that would have implicated his wife - a reason, the report said, for his cooperation with authorities. Davis appeared to reference comments in which Giuliani had claimed Cohen's father-in-law might be tied to organized crime. House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings of Maryland and House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff of California both said this week that they expect Cohen to testify ... Read More »

Onnoghen: US, UK Raise Alarm over Buhari's Suspension of CJN

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Buhari said he was acting on the recommendation of the Code of Conduct Tribunal. The EU election observer mission called on all parties to "respond calmly". An appeals court on Thursday ordered the suspension of the trial. The Situation Room is made up of CSOs working in support of credible and transparent elections in Nigeria and includes such groups as Policy and Legal Advocacy Centre (PLAC), CLEEN Foundation, Action Aid Nigeria, Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), Enough is ... Read More »

Casey Hathaway: Missing toddler found alive after two days

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Hathaway was found on Thursday night by a professional search and rescue team in Craven County, Shelley Lynch, a spokesperson for the FBI Charlotte field office, said in a news release. Authorities have employed helicopters, drones and K-9 units, Craven County Emergency Management Director Stanley Kite said. Volunteers were even turned away for Thursday's search because of safety concerns. Read More »

Women's March pushes forward in DC

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The Iowa women's march event on Saturday in Des Moines was not run by an official chapter of Women's March, Inc. "I come every year". In Washington , Gina Lopez and her daughter, Leah, said they had booked their flights from Houston the day after Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation hearings ended. Read More »

Bitter Cold Saturday Night, Sunshine Returns Sunday

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There will be possible sustained winds of 20 to 30 miles per hour and gusts in excess of 50 miles per hour. Beginning tonight , our area will settle into an extended period of very cold temperatures and unsafe wind chills. A full list of recorded overnight low temperatures can be found at the National Weather Service site . Temperatures on Wednesday will warm to near the mid-40s ahead of a cold front. Read More »

Extreme cold warning in effect for North Bay, northeast

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Environment Canada issued a snow squall warning and extreme cold warning Sunday for Sarnia and Lambton County. Environment Canada says we can expect -20C or colder Monday night . Anyone heading outdoors is reminded to cover up as exposed skin can develop frostbite in only a few minutes. The high will be in the low teens but wind chills will remain below zero overnight into Tuesday morning. Read More »

Trump Rejects Amnesty for Child Immigrants as Shutdown Enters Day 30

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi caught wind of Trump's proposal before it was made public Saturday afternoon. Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) said Democrats have backed themselves into a corner in negotiations to end a record-long partial government shutdown , suggesting any compromise with President TrumpDonald John TrumpGraham: Trump should meet Pakistan's leader to reset relations Former House Republican: Trump will lose the presidency if he backs away from border security Pompeo: US "absolutely ... Read More »

Undercover investigative journalist killed in Ghana

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An investigative journalist in Ghana who helped expose a high-ranking official at world soccer body Federation Internationale de Football Association as corrupt was shot dead by gunmen on a motorbike as he drove home alone at night, police said Thursday. Read More »

China Reports Record Trade Surplus with US, Amid Signs of Slowing Economy

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Washington was threatening even higher tariffs before Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed on a 90-day truce in December. "China wants to negotiate", he said. The fall of exports in December which is the biggest since December 2016, when China grew at its slowest pace since 1990 was the first indication that the trade war with U.S. Read More »