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People Spain Declares Venezuela Envoy Persona Non Grata in Strict Reciprocity
Author: 0 Spain Declares Venezuela Envoy Persona Non Grata in Strict Reciprocity

The EU is in "full solidarity with Spain ", Ray said. Isea's expulsion came a day after Venezuela ordered Spanish ambassador Jesus Silva Fernandez to leave the South American country by Sunday. French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday became the latest foreign leader to condemn Maduro, saying that he's open to additional European Union sanctions to punish the government for its "unacceptable authoritarian shift".

People Kennedy to provide Democratic response to Trump's State of…
Author: 0 Kennedy to provide Democratic response to Trump's State of…

Trump can also be expected to "talk about North Korea ", the official said . The Massachusetts Congressman has been selected to deliver the Democratic response to the president's speech in what may be an appeal to Trump's voter base. The speech is expected to adhere to the administration's new National Security Strategy and National Defense Strategy . White House aides, however, say the president will have plenty to say on policy.

People Meehan Will Not Seek Another Term in Congress
Author: 0 Meehan Will Not Seek Another Term in Congress

With Meehan out of the picture, the GOP will be looking for a replacement candidate, while Democrats have a large roster of candidate running for a seat largely seen as in play prior to Meehan's withdrawal from the race. He said that he never pursued a sexual relationship with her, but admitted that he did become upset when he learned she had a new boyfriend. Ryan also told Meehan he must repay whatever taxpayer funds were used to settle the case.

Author: 0 Excited to be back with Rajasthan Royals: Sanju Samson

Sunrisers Hyderabad got the services of Shikhar Dhawan for around Rs 5 crores . Delhi Daredevils bought 12, while Bangalore acquired 11, Kolkata 10, Punjab nine, Chennai and Rajasthan eight each and Mumbai six. From the first set of capped batsmen , Murali Vijay [base price Rs 2 crore], Hashim Amla [base price of Rs 1.5 crore] and Martin Guptill [base price Rs 75 lakh] went unsold.

People Man shot dead in Sydney's Australia Day stabbing wanted over sex offences
Author: 0 Man shot dead in Sydney's Australia Day stabbing wanted over sex offences

The 33-year-old reportedly began arguing with the detectives before he attacked with a knife, where the 45-year-old's officer shot Newman. Police are seen at the Junction Hotel in Maroubra , Sydney, January 26, 2018. "An officer attached to a specialist command sustained stab wounds and has been taken to hospital after a confrontation", the statement said. A critical incident team from the Homicide Squad are investigating the incident, including the firearm that was discharged.

People Assange to ask London court docket to drop UK arrest warrant
Author: 0 Assange to ask London court docket to drop UK arrest warrant

Today, his lawyers asked a court in London to drop the warrant that stems from his breach of bail conditions, as he steps up efforts to leave the Ecuadorean embassy after more than five years. has now been spent", his lawyers said in written papers to the court. "Hypothetically yes, that would be our interpretation", the spokesman said. For some Assange is seen as a cyber hero who exposed government abuses of power, for others he is a criminal who undermined the security of the West by ...

People Trump Proposes Citizenship for Undocumented Immigrants
Author: 0 Trump Proposes Citizenship for Undocumented Immigrants

SCOTT DETROW, BYLINE: Hey there. "This program is riddled with fraud and abuse and does not serve the national interest", the White House said in a summary Thursday. It's a ransom note. Today, Nancy Pelosi denounced the plan as racist. "But he was elected largely on this issue, and I know that if he stands firm on what he campaigned on, which is securing the border and not granting amnesty ..." KELLY: Not a huge surprise that Democrats are not onboard with this plan or at least not yet.

People Blue-state governors sue Trump over tax law
Author: 0 Blue-state governors sue Trump over tax law

Cuomo and leaders of other high-tax states like New Jersey, Connecticut and California have been railing against the new law because of its treatment of the popular state and local tax (SALT) deductions, which have allowed residents to save billions on their tax bills.

People Happy Valley Mayor Lori Chavez-DeRemer meets with President Trump
Author: 0 Happy Valley Mayor Lori Chavez-DeRemer meets with President Trump

New Orleans was not among the 23 municipalities targeted, but New York City and Denver were included. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the administration "would love to be able to work with these mayors, particularly on issues like infrastructure and other things, but we can not allow people to pick and choose what laws they want to follow".

People Arizona police chase ends in violent crash
Author: 0 Arizona police chase ends in violent crash

Mitchell Timothy Taebel , 31, climbed out of the overturned SUV waved his arms and yelled at bystanders, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. "But the suspect veered to the right and rammed one of our patrol cars and then continued southbound at a high rate of speed", said Lee. The suspect's vehicle started to spin before releasing a cloud of smoke.

People Congress passes funding bill to reopen government
Author: 0 Congress passes funding bill to reopen government

This Congress and certainly White House have been very transparent in their anti-immigrant fervor with xenophobes like Stephen Miller, John Kelly, and members of the Freedom Caucus imposing their immigration views on potential legislation. "Should be able to get there". Schumer reiterated Tuesday that the wall was now off the table and argued that Trump's inability to negotiate was what had led to the shutdown.

People Shades of gray in Turkey's stated Syria goals
Author: 0 Shades of gray in Turkey's stated Syria goals

At the same time, he and U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis have said that the U.S. recognizes that Turkey, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally with the alliance's second-largest military, has "legitimate security concerns", and that success against IS "does not remove many of Turkey's concerns".

People Campaign finance watchdog calls for investigation into Trump-Stormy Daniels payment
Author: 0 Campaign finance watchdog calls for investigation into Trump-Stormy Daniels payment

Porn vixen Stormy Daniels put up a coy front in her first national TV interview about her alleged tryst with Donald Trump . But Daniels says nothing, instead responding with a mysterious smile. A spokesman for the United Nations" human rights office said earlier this month that "there is no other word one can use but "racist' " to describe Trump's comments, and leaders of several African countries called them insulting.

People Science fiction author Ursula Ok. Le Guin dies at 88
Author: 0 Science fiction author Ursula Ok. Le Guin dies at 88

She did. Le Guin wrote back with notes. They are set on the archipelago world of Earthsea , where language is power, and a young wizard learns about morality and consequences. "Some of them are written on my soul", tweeted British writer Neil Gaiman. One can not imagine the works of writers like China Mieville without vanguards like Le Guin.

People UN says 5000 have fled Syria's Afrin
Author: 0 UN says 5000 have fled Syria's Afrin

The United States and 28 other countries are launching a new plan to better identify and punish anyone who uses chemical weapons, amid new reports of a suspected chemical attack in Syria . At one level, it boils down to necessity. Ankara reminded that a crucial force within the SDF are Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), which are linked to the " terrorist group " PKK.

People Kentucky school shooting: 2 students killed, over 10 injured
Author: 0 Kentucky school shooting: 2 students killed, over 10 injured

Bevin and Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rick Sanders told media gathered shortly after noon at the Marshall County Board of Education office that all information that could be disseminated would be shared. "It made it real, seeing the disarray". It was the second school shooting in as many days in the United States. The Murray vs. Calloway County basketball game on Tuesday night was themed with Marshall County High School's school colors.

People Nassar expected to be sentenced today for sex assaults
Author: 0 Nassar expected to be sentenced today for sex assaults

After that, Circuit Court Judge Rosemarie Aquilina is expected to announce Nassar's sentence. Nassar was a long-time faculty member at Michigan State and also ran a clinic and a gymnastics club at the university. A Michigan State spokesman says Miller's comments are being looked into, and patients of Nassar's "will not be billed". "I want to hear you apologize to me", Morales said to Nassar to which he quietly responded, "I'm sorry", as he sat at the defense table.

People Full implementation of India, Asean FTA to boost trade
Author: 0 Full implementation of India, Asean FTA to boost trade

Gongsakdi said. Leaders from Thailand , Indonesia , Singapore , Brunei, Laos, Myanmar , Cambodia, Malaysia , the Philippines and Vietnam will be in India for the India-ASEAN commemorative summit that is scheduled to be held on Thursday.

People Rape, murder suspect pictured walking in funeral of Pakistani girl Zainab
Author: 0 Rape, murder suspect pictured walking in funeral of Pakistani girl Zainab

He said police have not yet informed him about the arrest of the key suspect in his daughter's rape and murder case. The names of some of the girls who were raped and killed by the suspect are Ayesha, Zainab, Tehmina and Asma. If the police continued the probe in this way, DNA tests of 210 million people will have to be conducted, he said. The brutal killing of Zainab Ansari, whose body was left in a rubbish dump in Kasur , east Pakistan , after she was snatched while on her way to a ...

People TPP countries, including Canada, agree on a deal
Author: 0 TPP countries, including Canada, agree on a deal

The deal was reached after two days of talks in Tokyo. The opposition is seeking more information on what the agreement will mean for Australia. The new deal also includes a bilateral agreement with Malaysia to adjust auto rules-of-origin and another agreement was being finalized with Australia, the official added.

People Global leaders arrive in snowy Davos, Trump creates a stir
Author: 0 Global leaders arrive in snowy Davos, Trump creates a stir

The US President is now scheduled to make a high-profile speech at the World Economic Forum on Friday at 1pm GMT on the fourth and final day of the conference. This year's World Economic Forum would provide a unique opportunity for Prime Minister Narendra Modi tell the world that India is ready to reap the benefits of its reforms process, and that foreign investors could also become a part of this process.

Author: 0 Trump, Theresa May to meet at Davos economic forum

PM Modi will hold an inaugural keynote address and the business community there is looking forward to it. The gathering in Davos starts Tuesday. The CEO delegation, led by top industry body CII, will include Mukesh Ambani, Gautam Adani, Azim Premji, Rahul Bajaj, N Chandrasekaran, Chanda Kochhar, Uday Kotak and Ajay Singh, among others.

People Jamaica imposes curfew in Montego Bay amid rise in crime
Author: 0 Jamaica imposes curfew in Montego Bay amid rise in crime

Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness said that the crackdown was being undertaken with the support of local tourism industry. The UK Foreign Office (FCO) has warned holidaymakers that "intensive law enforcement activities" were expected in the area and holidaymakers should limit their movements outside their resorts, especially at night.

People Seattle losing Amazon HQ2 no surprise to city leaders
Author: 0 Seattle losing Amazon HQ2 no surprise to city leaders

Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO, owns the Washington Post and in 2016 bought a Washington, D.C., home for a reported $23 million. This boosts hopes of winning the bid and experts say that the University of Toronto think that it has a solid chance.

People North Korea and Double Standards: Vancouver Conference a Missed Opportunity
Author: 0 North Korea and Double Standards: Vancouver Conference a Missed Opportunity

Tensions illustrate why pressure is not the final answer, according to Kosachev. Calling it the "last chance", Trump said that without an agreement, the US would withdraw "immediately". The two Koreas have agreed to march under a unified Korea flag at the Olympics in Pyeonchang in South Korea in February and to field a joint women's ice hockey team.

People VP Pence: US stands with Egypt vs terror
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Vice President Mike Pence told USA service members on Sunday that immigration talks between lawmakers and the White House couldn't proceed until the government reopens. "Today, we have a major challenge to overcome, especially with some of the rising frustrations". The monarch's Hashemite dynasty is the custodian of the Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem, making Amman sensitive to any changes of status of the disputed city.

People Schumer Shutdown Could Deprive Overseas Troops of NFL Title Games
Author: 0 Schumer Shutdown Could Deprive Overseas Troops of NFL Title Games

A televised slate that said "Due to the government shutdown , AFN services are not available", had replaced programming on all the network's channels. The government shutdown was triggered late Friday when a spending bill passed by the House faltered in the Senate, mainly because it had some major flaws.

People Defense ministry warns U.S. against
Author: 0 Defense ministry warns U.S. against "causing trouble out of nothing"

The Chinese Ministry of Defense said the United States violated their nation's sovereignty when the USS Hopper reportedly maneuvered near a Chinese island in the South China Sea this week. The Philippines and China are both claiming sovereignty over the Scarborough Shoal. "We do not wish to be part of a US-China intramural". The South China Sea has crucial shipping lanes, rich fishing grounds and potential oil, gas and other mineral deposits.

People 'Prime Minister and a Mum'
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Ardern, 37, became New Zealand's youngest prime minister since 1856 when she formed a centre-left coalition in October. "We thought 2017 was a big year!" Two of New Zealand's former prime ministers were among the first to offer congratulations.

People White House Physician Says Trump 'Fit for Duty'
Author: 0 White House Physician Says Trump 'Fit for Duty'

Jackson said he and the president both plan to address. President Donald Trump is in excellent overall health and achieved a ideal score on a cognitive test that the president requested as part of his first formal medical exam since taking office, the White House's top physician announced Tuesday.

People The Internet Is Surprisingly Happy About The Name Chicago West
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Kim is keen to make sure people are pronouncing the name correctly. Kim and Kanye checked out of Cedars-Sinai Medical center in LA on Tuesday with their new addition, whose name hasn't been confirmed. What have Kim and Kanye named their third child? He immediately held the baby after Kim received her'. Which - by the way - is pronounced as "Shy".

People Gunmen storm state-owned hotel in Afghan capital
Author: 0 Gunmen storm state-owned hotel in Afghan capital

An official told AFP news agency the gunmen were "shooting at guests". Abdullah Sabet, an official at the communications and information technology ministry, said IT officials from around the country were staying at the hotel ahead of a conference on Sunday.