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Democratic Leaders Postpone Vote on Anti-Semitism Resolution

Democratic Leaders Postpone Vote on Anti-Semitism Resolution

Ilhan Omar's (D., Minn.) latest anti-Semitic remarks, exposing a divide in the caucus. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn of SC said he wants the resolution to be "anti-hate" to reject all forms of bigotry and prejudice. Noting the poster in West Virginia that linked Omar with the 9/11 attacks and claiming there were other anti-Muslim attacks targeting Omar, Pelosi continued, "I don't think this is just about comments by Congresswoman Omar, which I do not think were intentionally ... Read More

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Video captures avalanche covering highway with snow in Colorado

Video captures avalanche covering highway with snow in Colorado

We were driving to Glenwood for a vehicle recovery and saw this huge avalanche on I70 . Jacob Easton also captured a video of snow plowing down the mountainside while in a auto with his dad, FOX31 reported . "It's exciting, but pretty nerve-wracking because you don't know when it's going to stop". "First it was just a big cloud coming down the mountain, then it just turned totally white", he said, according to the station. Read More

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Severe flooding in Sonoma County turns town into island

Severe flooding in Sonoma County turns town into island

Meanwhile, the town of Guerneville and neighbouring Monte Rio are described as islands - cut off by flooded roads. The waterway is forecast to crest at 46 feet around 9 p.m. The record peak for the Russian River is 49.50 feet in 1986, the National Weather Service reported . As of Thursday morning, waters were finally beginning to come down, and there had been no calls for emergency rescues in Guerneville overnight, the sheriff's office said. Read More

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Pakistan Hands Over Captured Indian Pilot at Border

Pakistan Hands Over Captured Indian Pilot at Border

An Indian pilot released by Pakistan went back to India Friday night through Wagah border crossing near Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore , Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. The Pakistani military has said his plane was downed on the Pakistani-held side of Kashmir on Wednesday. The Kashmir region has been disputed territory ever since the end of British colonial rule saw the partition of India in 1947. Read More

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Israel attorney general to indict Netanyahu

Israel attorney general to indict Netanyahu

But Netanyahu's lawyers may succeed in arguing that it should not come to trial. According to Israeli law, Ministry of Justice prosecutors will hold a pre-indictment hearing before they formally charge the prime minister. "I've built it up for years, and it helps me ensure our security and future and defend our country". The prime minister had moved up the parliamentary balloting from November, in part to forestall Mandeblit's decision. Read More

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Pakistan closes airspace as India tensions rise: Aviation authority

Pakistan closes airspace as India tensions rise: Aviation authority

Flights at the airport have been directed not to take off. He went on to state that when the IAF responded to the Pakistan Air Force's attempts a MiG 21 Bison of the IAF shot down one PAF fighter aircraft. In a significant gain for India in its push to isolate Pakistan internationally on the issue of terrorism post-Pulwama attack, China and Russian Federation on Wednesday agreed for a closer policy coordination to eradicate the "breeding grounds of terrorism". Read More

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Iran President Rejects Foreign Minister Zarif's Resignation On Instagram

Iran President Rejects Foreign Minister Zarif's Resignation On Instagram

Zarif, a US-educated veteran diplomat, helped craft a pact with world powers in 2015 that curbed Iran's nuclear programme in return for sanctions relief. In another show of confidence, senior Revolutionary Guards commander Qassem Soleimani said Zarif was the main person in charge of Iranian foreign policy and he was supported by the Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei . Read More

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United States not to 'artificially' block Huawei from 5G market

United States not to 'artificially' block Huawei from 5G market

Although U.S. and Chinese officials have said the Huawei dispute is unrelated to the trade talks, Trump on Friday did not rule out that it would be part of any trade agreement. Through it all, he has pushed the limits of USA trade law to favour domestic companies over foreign rivals. It is not clear what caused Trump to tweet about mobile network technology, although it does follow remarks by Huawei's founder and president Ren Zhengfei, who appeared on U.S. Read More

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#NigeriaDecides2019: Buhari Says Astonished At Amount Of Forex Flooding Nigeria

#NigeriaDecides2019: Buhari Says Astonished At Amount Of Forex Flooding Nigeria

The election campaign has come against a backdrop of wider violence from Boko Haram Islamists and criminal gangs in the north that have killed more than 200 people this month alone. Buhari called the voting process smooth, but in other parts of the country some officials reported concerns that some polling stations were late to open and that the heavy security presence could intimidate some potential voters. Read More

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Michael Cohen to testify before House panel on February 27

Michael Cohen to testify before House panel on February 27

Cohen is due to turn himself in on March 6 to begin serving a three-year prison sentence. The panel subpoenaed him earlier this year. "Despite @RealDonaldTrump attacks against his family, Mr. Earlier Wednesday, Cohen, who pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations for making hush-money payments to two women who claimed they had affairs with Trump, got a 60-day reprieve before he has to enter a federal prison. Read More

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US Asked Japan's Abe to Nominate Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

US Asked Japan's Abe to Nominate Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

The U.S. government had sounded Abe out over the Noble Peace Prize nomination after Trump's summit in June a year ago with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , the first meeting between a North Korean leader and a sitting U.S. "The Nobel Committee for the last 50 years has not disclosed who recommended and who was recommended". There are 304 candidates for the Nobel Peace Prize for 2019, the highest number ever, according to the organization. Read More

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Buhari says INEC's incompetence is unacceptable to Nigerians

Buhari says INEC's incompetence is unacceptable to Nigerians

Just five hours before polling stations were due to open in Nigeria , the country's presidential election was cancelled and rescheduled for next weekend. His words were echoed by Abubakar, who called for "patience". " Any of them who loses Should respect the Creator of Nigeria and the World and should disrespect himself and his views and those influencing him ". Read More

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