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People Catalan leader arrives in Denmark
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Today, the constituent meeting of the new Catalan Parliament will be held in Barcelona. Puigdemont wants to be sworn in from Belgium, where he fled in late October after the Catalan parliament declared unilateral independence, sparking shock waves across an European Union already shaken by Britain's vote to leave.

People TPP 'makes no difference' to NAFTA talks: negotiators
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Trump, vowing to undo what he portrays as disastrous trade deals, has in recent days expressed different views of the North American Free Trade Agreement , stoking investor worries that one of the world's largest trading blocs may be disrupted.

People Former RNC Chair Tells Trump Loving Evangelicals To 'Shut The Hell Up'
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Graham told Lemon he believes Trump's denials about his affair with Stormy Daniels , "and I believe that he's a changed person, and I've never seen anybody get attacked like he gets attacked". They have no voice of authority anymore for me". Perkins also praised what he saw as Trump's growth, becoming a president who has delivered on his campaign promises to religious conservatives, including by issuing "religious freedom" executive orders, such as those that allow people to exempt ...

People Curtin researchers discover a piece of America in northern Australia
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Now a new study has found that about 1.6 billion years ago, Australia and Canada were closely connected in a supercontinent known as Nuna which existed from 2.5 to 1.5 billion years ago. "The team was able to determine this by using both new sedimentological field data and new and existing geochronological data from both Georgetown and Mount Isa to reveal this unexpected information on the Australia continent", Nordsvan said .

People Measure 101 passing handily in statewide count
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The suit charges that the approval of Kentucky's waiver - which also requires many Medicaid recipients to pay premiums and locks them out of the program for up to six months if they violate certain rules - runs counter to Medicaid's objective of providing the poor with access to health care.

People Mattis Sees Indonesian Forces Drink Snake Blood, Roll in Glass
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Mr Mattis - whose own nickname is "Mad Dog" - seemed impressed by the show, which also saw police dogs leaping from helicopters to attack several people during a simulated terrorist crackdown. Suharto was later deposed in 1998. Cooperation between the two countries all but collapsed in the 1990s amid evidence of widespread human rights abuses, forcing the U.S.to curb the relationship.

People In Davos, European leaders try to counterbalance Trump views
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Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos , German Chancellor Angela Merkel reminded the delegates that 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World war, the conflict in which its participants engaged into without fully understanding the implications of their actions.

People My sole focus is on Ireland, says Martin O'Neill
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Of far more immediate interest than the draw was the latest in what has become a series of tetchy interviews between the Ireland manager and Tony O'Donoghue of RTÉ; you may remember O'Neill walking out of an interview in the immediate aftermath of the 5-1 defeat to Denmark at the Aviva Stadium.

People Republicans Overwhelmingly Support Israel While Democrats' Sympathies Split with Palestinians
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But the falling support for Israel among Democrats will likely alarm American Jewish organizations, who want to avoid US President Donald Trump's vocal support for Israel becoming an appealing target for opponents of his administration. "The share of Republicans who sympathize with Israel has never been higher, dating back four decades", the poll observed. Even so, fewer conservative and moderate Democrats sympathize with Israel today (35 percent) than in 2016 (53 percent).

People 'Rangasthalam' Teaser: Staring at the big Ram Charan makeover
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Charan, who was last seen in a stylish and slick look in Dhruva has completely gone for a complete makeover for this period revenge drama. Ram Charan has not had the best of luck in the films unlike his father and other than Magadheera he has not done a memorable film.

People Pence breaks tie to confirm anti-LGBT Brownback nomination
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Brownback was confirmed on a 50-49 margin, with all Democrats against him and two Republicans absent. That means a confirmation vote for Brownback could happen before the weekend. Tie-breaking votes are also more common now because the threshold for passage on procedural votes like the one Wednesday was lowered from 60 votes to 50 in 2013, essentially creating more opportunities for a tie.

People Tammy Duckworth Set to Be First Senator to Give Birth
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Her mother is of Chinese descent and her father is an American veteran who served in both World War II and the Vietnam War. Tammy Duckworth is set to become the first U.S. After Abigail was born, Ms. Duckworth introduced legislation titled " Friendly Airports for Mothers Act ", which, she wrote in an opinion piece for Cosmopolitan , "would ensure that all large-and medium-size airports have accessible, safe, clean and convenient lactation rooms for travelers - at no extra cost for ...

People Trump campaign ad says Democrats 'complicit' in murders committed by undocumented immigrants
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Senate Democrats voted against the measure because it did not include protections for the DREAMers , who now have temporary legal status under an Obama-era program called the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals . Under Senate rules, the bill needs 60 votes in the 100-member chamber to overcome blocking tactics by opponents. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that if there's no action on a DACA bill by that February 8 deadline, he'd allow a vote on a DACA ...

People Panic and blame as Cape Town braces for water shut-off
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Farrel Cohen, manager of the Metropolitan Golf Club in Mouille Point close to the city's World Cup stadium, said he was "too afraid to even think about" what " Day Zero " would mean for Cape Town. The minister claimed the premier and DA are trying to absolve themselves of responsibilities in the management of the water crisis and shift blame to the national government.

People CA torture parents traveled to Huntsville for 'weird' sexual encounters, sister says
Author: 0 CA torture parents traveled to Huntsville for 'weird' sexual encounters, sister says

Two years ago, the neighborhood watch of the Perris community where David and Louise Turpin lived with their 13 children held a Christmas decorating contest, offering $50 and $25 gift cards to the winners. An attorney who represented the couple at the bankruptcy hearing told CNN that there was "nothing out of the ordinary" about them. County officials said they've received numerous calls from people offering to foster or adopt the children, who range from 2 to 29.

People Pacific Rim Trade Pact Makes Step toward New Deal without US
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The government of US President Donald Trump is in talks to revise NAFTA and threatened to with-draw from it, saying it puts the US at a disadvantage. "Further growth in the global supply chain has also stopped", said the Indian prime minister."The solution to this worrisome situation against globalisation is not isolation".

People White House Fires Back at Mayors on Sanctuary Cities
Author: 0 White House Fires Back at Mayors on Sanctuary Cities

It's unclear if the "majority" of mayors who were invited did not attend . "As the mayor of a small city, I certainly don't have the type of access that numerous mayors of the larger cities have. Other Georgia mayors who attended the day's events said they were pleased with what they heard from Trump and other administration officials. "So perhaps the mailbox at DOJ should be checked".

People Camel disqualified from Saudi beauty contest for using Botox
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The possibility that a Botox-injected camel could win big money or go to a buyer for a high price, months before it returns to its regular appearance, has anxious some attendees of the event, who want beauty pageant cheats to be punished just the same as giving performance-enhancing drugs to a racing camel is punished.

People BJP main target in 2019 LS elections: Sena MP Raut
Author: 0 BJP main target in 2019 LS elections: Sena MP Raut

Thackeray did not specify if the Sena would withdraw support to the state government in Maharashtra, where it has 63 seats in the 288-member state assembly, compared to the 122 held by the BJP. It had to settle for less significant portfolios in the ministries at the state as well as at the Centre. To that extent, this is an opportunist move by the Shiv Sena leadership.

Author: 0 Unsure If Republicans, Democrats Can Reach Deal On DACA By Feb. 8

Another key difference is that DACA was imposed through an executive order signed by Obama, which President Donald Trump's administration announced it would rescind by March 5. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., is "unacceptable" to Trump because it doesn't meet White House requirements on border security. The White House will release a "legislative framework" for immigration reform on Monday that is acceptable to both Democrats and Republicans, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said.

People Macron prepares to woo Davos
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French President Emmanuel Macron will become the first foreign leader to make an official state visit sometime this spring, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed Wednesday. Macron, a former Rothschild investment banker, is the darling of this year's World Economic Forum. The comments from Europe's two most senior political figures are seen as a veiled rebuke against Donald Trump's "America First" nationalist policies, ahead of the arrival of the United States ...

People Padmaavat row: Protesters block Delhi-Jaipur highway
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Several protestors blocked the Delhi-Jaipur Highway, while a train in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura was stopped at stop train at Bhuteshwar railway station. "Eighteen companies of paramilitary forces have been deployed at different places across the state as a precautionary measure while over 800 vehicles would be deployed for surveillance", he said.

People Senate confirms Alex Azar as Trump's new health secretary
Author: 0 Senate confirms Alex Azar as Trump's new health secretary

In 2017, the Yale Law grad ended a five-year stint as president of the USA division of pharmaceuticals giant Eli Lilly and Co . The department is responsible for health insurance programs covering more than 130 million people, drug and food safety, disease detection and prevention, and advanced medical research.

Author: 0 Davis Says Britain Wants a No Change Brexit, Risking Tory Anger

Freedom of movement will also continue, although Davis told Parliament's Brexit committee that European Union citizens will have to register with authorities in Britain. "The aim then on the part of the commission would be to spin out the negotiation", he told the committee. But Davis said they would only have to swallow such close relations for a little while longer and should instead focus on what ties Britain would have with the European Union in the future.

People In Davos, European leaders try to counterbalance Trump
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Mr. Trump, who leaves Wednesday and arrives in Switzerland on Thursday, is making the journey to "tell the world that America is open for business", Gary Cohn, a top White House economic adviser, told reporters Tuesday. Experts note that countries like China have higher barriers to trade than the U.S. Even the European Union has been accused of pursuing protectionist trade policies to defend its own interests, particularly in agriculture and in industry.

People 10 superstars likely to win the Men's Royal Rumble 2018
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WWE announced via a press release that next year's Royal Rumble event will be taking place inside Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona. In addition, as part of Royal Rumble Weekend, Phoenix will host NXT® TakeOver®, Monday Night Raw® and SmackDown® Live at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

People Zimbabwe: Beyond the Rhetoric of Free and Fair Elections
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The same with the continental body the AU, they can observe. Though it's easy to be cynical about regime change in Africa, President Emmerson Mnangagwa , sworn in November 24, appears to mean business. "This time around, Zimbabwe is open and transparent,"he added". "I believe that the people of Zimbabwe have no case against the people of America, nor the people of America have no case against the people of Zimbabwe", said President Mnangagwa .

People Skepticism Over the Results of Trump's Physical
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Until then, don't let the White House sell the myth that Donald Trump is 100% healthy and fit for the presidency because his behavior has consistently demonstrated that psychologically and emotionally there are serious unanswered questions about Trump .

People Democrats urge Facebook and Twitter to probe Russian bots
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USA politicians are asking Facebook and Twitter to investigate more Russian bot activity. ADVERTISEMENTThe hashtag has been used by Republicans to blame Senate Minority Leader (D-N.Y.) and Democrats for the government shutdown. Senior congressional Democrats have demanded that Facebook and Twitter investigate whether a Russian social media subversion campaign is actively promoting an online push to release a classified congressional memo regarding the anti-Trump dossier.

Author: 0 Wednesday's Wake-Up Weather: Warm and sunny day ahead!

Wednesday Night: Overnight lows are expected to be a little more mild in the low to mid 30's for most. Winds could gust as high as 55 miles per hour. Winds could gust up to 28 miles per hour. Calm wind becoming north around 5 miles per hour. South southwest wind 11 to 16 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 25 miles per hour.

People Toys R Us closures impact central Arkansas
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Brandon's plan includes revamping a dozen locations to better combine the baby and toy businesses into one co-branded experience, with more such stores coming next year. Kohl's, for example, has positioned its brick-and-mortar contraction (which for the most part entails shrinking of store space rather than store closures) as a sign of strength .

People School choice rally planned in Madisonville
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Sununu also gave the Director of New Hampshire's Children's Scholarship Fund , Kate Baker, an official Proclamation claiming the week of January 21 - 27, 2018 to be the " National School Choice Week " in New Hampshire. The event highlighted benefits families receive in choosing an education that best fits students' needs. The results speak for themselves. "Given enough time, school choice programs create small, positive test score gains for participating students".

People ISIS terrorists killed in US airstrike in Syria
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The U.S. -led counter-Islamic State coalition says precision strikes killed about 150 IS terrorists Saturday in eastern Syria. Dillon said the strike took place in the Syrian town of As Shafah, located in the Middle Euphrates River Valley , an area where remnants of ISIS continue to operate.