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Top Foreign-Policy Takeaways From Trump’s State of the Union

Top Foreign-Policy Takeaways From Trump’s State of the Union

As is tradition, Trump's national televised speech was followed by a Democratic response, this time given by Stacey Abrams, who narrowly lost her bid to become the first African-American governor of a southern USA state. The Republican-controlled Senate voted to require President Donald Trump to impose new sanctions on Syria, in a rebuke delivered just hours before the president is expected to defend his policies during his State of the Union address . Consulte Mais Informação

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Russian Federation jails a Danish-born Jehovah's Witness under new extremism laws

Russian Federation jails a Danish-born Jehovah's Witness under new extremism laws

The country's Supreme Court ruled in April 2017 that organizations related to the religion are extremist and should be closed down, upholding an original ruling by a court in Oryol Regional Court that the group violated extremism laws. They believe the end of the world as we know it is imminent, an event "the obedient" will survive to inhabit the Kingdom of God they believe will follow. Consulte Mais Informação

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Federal prosecutors subpoena records from Trump inaugural committee

Federal prosecutors subpoena records from Trump inaugural committee

President Donald Trump's inaugural committee said it had received a subpoena on Monday for documents from the Manhattan U.S. Attorney's Office, which is investigating the group. The committee also accepted a $1 million donation from a Russian-American millionaire named Alexander Shustorovich, who has hinted at his ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev in previous interviews. Consulte Mais Informação

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Donald Tusk: 'special place in hell' for Brexiteers who had no plan

Donald Tusk: 'special place in hell' for Brexiteers who had no plan

EU Council President Donald Tusk and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar shake hands as the they give statements after a meeting at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Belgium February 6, 2019. Tusk did hold out an olive branch, suggesting a "common solution" is possible and promising to "do everything in my power to find it". British Prime Minister Theresa May is due in Brussels on Thursday with what she says is a parliamentary mandate to re-open the draft agreement, sealed after 18 months ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Cubs Respond After 'Racially Insensitive' Emails Are Leaked

Cubs Respond After 'Racially Insensitive' Emails Are Leaked

How these and previously-released emails came into the possession of Splinter News is unclear, and it makes me uncomfortable not knowing that detail. In 2011, Ricketts also shared a forwarded email alleging then-president Barack Obama not only isn't a USA citizen, but was once a sex worker in Pakistan who later purchased a fake diploma with profits made by smuggling heroin. Consulte Mais Informação

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Swedish police hopeful stolen royal treasure has been found

Swedish police hopeful stolen royal treasure has been found

The crowns were made for the burial of King Charles IX and his wife Christina and date back to the early 1600s. They were kept in locked and alarm-activated displays that were open to visitors. The stolen jewels belonging to former Swedish monarchs are funeral regalia, which are placed inside or on top of a coffin to symbolise a deceased royal's ranking and identity. Consulte Mais Informação

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Man Dies After Vape Pen Explodes 'Moments After Buying It'

Man Dies After Vape Pen Explodes 'Moments After Buying It'

The explosion happened two days earlier, in the parking lot of Smoke and Vape DZ, a smoking and vaping supplies store. She also questioned hospital staff, who decided not to operate on Brown right away. A vape pen is being blamed in the death of a Texas man after a medical examiner says it exploded while he was trying to use it. "I don't know how many more people will have to die". Consulte Mais Informação

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Firefox Will Soon Start Automatically Muting Auto-Playing Audio and Video

Firefox Will Soon Start Automatically Muting Auto-Playing Audio and Video

Earlier today, we also reported that the next update of Firefox will bring the ability to mute autoplaying videos . Instead, the browser will only play such content if the user expresses a desire to watch it. Mozilla similarly announced its plans to block auto-playing sound last July, and initially said the feature would launch in Firefox 63 , before being delayed to v66, scheduled for release next month. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump will meet with Kim Jong Un at end of February

Trump will meet with Kim Jong Un at end of February

The two met for the first time at a summit held in Singapore a year ago and parted with a commitment from Kim to "work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula". Trump himself has expressed mixed opinions on the outlook for future talks with North Korea. "As part of a bold, new diplomacy, we continue our historic push for peace on the Korean peninsula", Trump said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Last children to leave 'inhuman' island detention on Nauru

Last children to leave 'inhuman' island detention on Nauru

The government announced yesterday that the last four children held on Nauru would soon be resettled with their families in the United States under a deal signed with the Obama administration in 2016. Public opinion polls have shown the policy to be popular among Morrison's right-wing base, but that most Australians back the transfer of children and their families out of Nauru. Consulte Mais Informação

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U.S. corporations want Venezuela's resources - Maduro

U.S. corporations want Venezuela's resources - Maduro

Guaido's representative to Monday's Ottawa meeting, Orlando Viera-Blanco, said the decision was a key step in freeing his country from its economic and political crisis and putting in on a road toward democracy. Guaido accused Maduro's government of trying to move up to 1.2 billion USA dollars from the state development bank Bandes to a financial entity in Uruguay, but did not present evidence. Consulte Mais Informação

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