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Asia-Pacific nations agree to move towards trade deal without US: Japan

Asia-Pacific nations agree to move towards trade deal without US: Japan

President Donald Trump made the USA withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership one of the first acts of his presidency, but the 11 remaining members said Tuesday they intend to move forward with the deal . Bhala, the Brenneisen Distinguished Professor at the KU School of Law, has studied worldwide trade deals such as the TPP and NAFTA and trade issues such as tariffs for decades. Read More

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CIA Chief: N. Korea's Nuclear Program Aims to Defend - and Intimidate

CIA Chief: N. Korea's Nuclear Program Aims to Defend - and Intimidate

CIA Director Mike Pompeo delivers remarks at "Intelligence Beyond 2018", a forum hosted by the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, in Washington, U.S., January 23, 2018. A massive movement of North Korean soldiers, apparently preparing for a grand parade to mark the new military founding anniversary, has been captured by a commercial satellite, a US broadcaster reported Wednesday. Read More

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RCA Celebrates School Choice Week

RCA Celebrates School Choice Week

Held every January, National School Choice Week is an independent, nonpartisan, nonpolitical public awareness effort created to shine a positive spotlight on effective education options for every child . Events include rallies, roundtable discussions, coffeehouse meet-ups, festivals, school fairs, and more. This year NCEA's theme is "Catholic Schools: "Learn and Serve". Read More

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Kremlin Says In Touch With Ankara Over North Syria Operation

Kremlin Says In Touch With Ankara Over North Syria Operation

The U.S.is discussing with Turkey and others the possibility of setting up a security zone on the Syria border to address Turkey's concerns about a Kurdish enclave there, Tillerson said while traveling in Europe on Monday. Russia's army helped Syrian President Bashar Assad wrest back control of much of his country. The Observatory said Turkey-backed troops were trying once again to enter Afrin. Read More

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Cain, Nebraska women beat No. 25 Rutgers 52-42

Cain, Nebraska women beat No. 25 Rutgers 52-42

Freshman center Kate Cain scored 14 points and senior guard Jasmine Cincore scored 11 points to lead the Nebraska women's basketball team to a 52-42 win against 25th-ranked Rutgers on Sunday in Piscataway, New Jersey. Robinson came in shooting only 36 percent from 3-point range on the season after finishing over 40 percent in his first two seasons with the Wolverines. Read More

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Justice throw out Pennsylvania's congressional districting map

Justice throw out Pennsylvania's congressional districting map

Democrats need to flip two dozen seats nationwide to win control of the House from Republicans. Then, Gov. Tom Wolf would have until February 15 to approve or disapprove the new legislation setting out the House districts. Republicans who controlled the Legislature and senator's office following the 2010 registration broke many years of topographical point of reference while redrawing the guide, delivering bended shapes, including one named "Ridiculous kicking Donald Duck". Read More

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Baltimore mayor replaces police commissioner

Baltimore mayor replaces police commissioner

The move came after the city endured another record year of homicides, as well as a rash of violent street robberies and carjackings that only cemented the city's reputation as a community beset by crime. "I have a real strong message for the trigger pullers". It is going to be an accelerated pace. "The district commanders in all nine districts know who they are. Read More

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Donald Trump: I'm least racist person you have seen

Donald Trump: I'm least racist person you have seen

Durbin and other senators met with Trump in the Oval Office on Thursday to discuss legislation to protect young immigrants known as "Dreamers" from deportation. Mr Trump was said to have told them that instead of granting temporary residency to citizens of countries hit by natural disasters, war or epidemics, the United States should be taking in migrants from countries like Norway. Read More

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US, UN condemn terror attack in Kabul

US, UN condemn terror attack in Kabul

Twelve people were wounded, but some survivors said they believed the death toll was higher than the government had acknowledged. India on Sunday strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Kabul and made a veiled attack on Pakistan saying the reports suggesting that the dastardly act was carried out by terrorists of Haqqani network was a matter of "serious concern" . Read More

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German coalition faces hard path

German coalition faces hard path

Sunday's SPD vote is an immediate hurdle. In the election campaign, Schulz wavered between a fundamental critique of neoliberalism à la Jeremy Corbyn and a more pragmatic approach, between a critique of the Hartz IV reforms and an appraisal of the role these reforms played in providing the basis for the economic success of Germany . Read More

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Donald Trump's health is

Donald Trump's health is "excellent" says doctor

Colin Jost noted later in "Weekend Update " that the cognitive exam included drawing a clock. He says the president's language can fester and give license to bigotry and hate in the country. "It's just the way God made him", he told reporters . Co-host Meghan McCain asked Durbin if publicly disclosing what Trump said hurt any progress being made on a deal on the fate of almost 800,000 Dreamers-immigrants brought into the U.S.as children. Read More

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Special UK deal possible after Brexit - President Emmanuel Macron

Special UK deal possible after Brexit - President Emmanuel Macron

As Brussels has already stated, Macron warned that the United Kingdom could not "cherry-pick" with regards to the single market negotiations. "You can't buy, by definition, full access to the single market if you don't tick the box". British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday she was honored that France will lend Britain the Bayeux Tapestry, an 11th century treasure that tells the story of William the Conqueror's invasion of England in 1066. Read More

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Australian Open: Superb Angelique Kerber glides past Maria Sharapova

Australian Open: Superb Angelique Kerber glides past Maria Sharapova

Her first serve percentage had been as low as 25 per cent, but that statistic began to improve and with it her chances of wresting control from her opponent. 'In the first set, I didn't return well. 'She's a confident player at the moment. The heat tested the patience of both players during the match, while Vekic got frazzled by a wailing baby in the terraces when serving in the second set. Read More

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Titans interview Rams' LaFleur as OC

Titans interview Rams' LaFleur as OC

NASHVILLE, Tenn . (AP) The Tennessee Titans have interviewed three candidates in their search for new coach and none have had any National Football League head coaching experience. Perhaps the Titans liked what they saw from him with Ryan and Goff and believe he can improve Marcus Mariota's play. And NFL teams often use interviews with coaching candidates as opportunities to learn how opponents viewed their strengths and weaknesses. Read More

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New Zealand premier says she's having a baby

New Zealand premier says she's having a baby

Speaking to reporters outside her Auckland home, Ardern said her partner, Clarke Gayford, would care for the "surprise" addition full time and that the whole family would travel together when necessary. "I'm not the first woman to work and have a baby", she said. Gayford would be a "stay-at-home" dad, she added. Ardern went on to explain that plenty of other women have "carved a path" and "led the way" for her to serve as both a mother and a prime minister. Read More

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A Toronto-area mall Santa is suspected of killing 2 men

A Toronto-area mall Santa is suspected of killing 2 men

In the meantime, the homicide investigation continues and there is speculation more murder charges lie ahead. Bruce McArthur, of Toronto , faces two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Andrew Kinsman, 49, and Selim Esen, 44, who vanished close to Church and Wellesley, the city's predominantly gay neighbourhood, in 2017. Read More

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Body of missing 8-yr-old girl found in JK

Body of missing 8-yr-old girl found in JK

NC's Mian Altaf and Congress's G M Saroori wondered as why police did not act for seven days after the girl was abducted even after the family had registered the complaint. As soon as proceedings of the House began, legislators stood up to protest against the murder of Asifa Bano. Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Abdul Rehman Veeri told the assembly that the government has chose to suspend the concerned SHO till the magisterial probe will be completed. Read More

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Canadians advised against traveling to Jamaica

Canadians advised against traveling to Jamaica

James Parish due to a spike in thefts and murders. "Crime and violence, in particular murders, have been escalating in the Parish of St. James", Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness told the nation. Urging caution by visitors, the Foreign Office cited local media as saying a "major military operation" was under way in parts of St. James Parish. Read More

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Netanyahu, Mumbai Terror Attack Survivor, Unveil Plans for Living Memorial

Netanyahu, Mumbai Terror Attack Survivor, Unveil Plans for Living Memorial

He also spoke freely and listened attentively to Moshe's nanny Samuel, standing beside him, and put his arms around her shoulder too. Created to educate and inspire people of all backgrounds to act for the betterment of themselves, their communities and the world, the Living Memorial will turn a spotlight on the lives of the Holtzbergs, and the ideals and values that catalysed them to pursue lives benefiting humanity. Read More

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