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The latest were held in 2014, resulting in Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi assuming office that June after he secured 96 percent of the vote over his sole competitor, leftist politician and leader of the Egyptian Popular Current, Hamdeen Sabahi.
  • Deputy in Washington dies after being shot by burglary suspects

    Deputy in Washington dies after being shot by burglary suspects

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    According to the Pierce County Sheriff's Department, the deputy was shot just after 11:30 p.m. Sunday while responding to a 911 call for an intruder reported in a house on 200th Street East in the Frederickson area. The white male was found dead at the scene, and police are still actively looking for another black male suspect who is believed to be armed and risky.
  • Increasing Clouds Today, Rain For Sunday Night And Monday

    Increasing Clouds Today, Rain For Sunday Night And Monday

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    The National Weather Service kicked off Sunday morning with the issuing of a wind chill advisory from 4 to 10 a.m., saying that at times the wind chill could be as low as 10 to 15 degrees. North, northwest wind 5 to 9 miles per hour becoming light north, northeast in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Expect an increase in clouds and showers starting Tuesday night ahead of the front, especially over Kauai and Oahu.
  • Billionaire Tom Steyer to invest $30 million into midterm elections

    Billionaire Tom Steyer to invest $30 million into midterm elections

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    And it keeps the crowded gubernatorial primary field in the state static for now. Steyer has recently turned his focus to advocating for President Donald Trump's impeachment. His voter turnout campaign, called NextGen Rising, said it will target more than 30 seats held by Republicans and a handful of swing seats controlled by Democrats.
  • Trump lawyers discuss strategy for interview with Mueller

    Trump lawyers discuss strategy for interview with Mueller

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    According to NBC News , Trump's legal team discussed different formats, including a formal sit-down interview and written responses, according to three sources familiar. The president's legal team is mulling how to present the president to the special counsel for questioning when or if the times comes. Neither Trump's team nor the special counsel's office would comment on the matter.
  • Princess Charlotte's first day at nursery school

    Princess Charlotte's first day at nursery school

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    The daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge , Princess Charlotte , has started nursery school . Whatever we feel, it can hardly compare to how the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge must have felt today, the same as any parent when the next chapter of their child's life begins.
  • U.S. security experts back Iran nuclear deal, as Trump faces deadlines

    U.S. security experts back Iran nuclear deal, as Trump faces deadlines

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    President Hassan Rouhani went all-in Monday with a push for greater civil liberties in the wake of the deadly unrest that rocked Iran in recent days. If the US statesmen make a mistake about the nuclear agreement, Iran's reaction will make them regret it, said the spokesman of the Iranian Foreign Ministry on Monday, January 8, according to IRNA.
  • Trump Ends Protection From Deportation for 200000 Salvadorans

    Trump Ends Protection From Deportation for 200000 Salvadorans

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    Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen faced a Monday deadline whether to grant an extension. When asked whether the move would result in US customs officials targeting Salvadorans who try to remain in the USA without documentation after September of 2019, an administration official on a briefing phone call said that the agency's top priority remains the deportation of criminals and people deemed unsafe to society.
  • Trump to Visit Border Wall Prototypes

    Trump to Visit Border Wall Prototypes

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    Trump has promised "a big, attractive wall" with Mexico as a centerpiece of his presidency but offered few details of where it would be built, when and at what cost. The final price tag for the CBP spending plan would exceed $33 billion over the next decade, according to a copy of the document obtained by The Washington Post .
  • UK's Northern Ireland minister quits as May shuffles Cabinet

    UK's Northern Ireland minister quits as May shuffles Cabinet

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    His departure is a blow for British Prime Minister Theresa May, who trusted him as a loyal supporter who could work with her key allies in Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party. The UK's Secretary of State for Northern Ireland on Monday resigned while Prime Minister Theresa May embarked on the most substantial cabinet reshuffle since losing her party's majority in June.
  • Braintree MP James Cleverly handed promotion in cabinet reshuffle

    Braintree MP James Cleverly handed promotion in cabinet reshuffle

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    Perhaps to prove the point that a new party chairman was needed, the Tories initially sent a tweet out congratulating Chris Grayling as the new chairman before quickly deleting it. Others such as James Cleverly and Tom Tugendhat could fare well, although they may have to wait until junior minister appointments are revealed, which is expected tomorrow.
  • Jemaine Clement claims Flight of the Conchords will have 2018 HBO special

    Jemaine Clement claims Flight of the Conchords will have 2018 HBO special

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    A Flight of the Conchords stage tour is running through the United Kingdom in the coming months and Clement indicated that won't be the only thing on his and McKenzie's plate this year. "We'll hopefully have news soon and will be back in touch". The deal with HBO is now still being finalized, so there's not news yet about when the hour-long special will air besides "sometime in 2018".
  • Russia: US exploiting Iran protest to sink nuclear deal

    Russia: US exploiting Iran protest to sink nuclear deal

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    Russian Federation and France had similarly argued that it was too soon to discuss the issue at the United Nations in NY. Iran's influential Revolutionary Guards said on Sunday the security forces had put an end to a week of unrest fomented by what it called foreign enemies.
  • Trump's legal threats backfire as Wolff book surges

    Trump's legal threats backfire as Wolff book surges

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    It was available in bookstores on Friday, and has already hit No. 1 on Amazon. As bad as thing have been so far in the White House under President Donald Trump, they soon could get even worse. Wolff, however, said he "absolutely spoke to the president". A senior White House official said no decision have been made yet, but confirmed that a review of the US assistance to the Palestinians is underway "in light of the Palestinians' recent conduct".
  • Angela Merkel begins new negotiations for fourth term

    Angela Merkel begins new negotiations for fourth term

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    Horst Seehofer, leader of the Christian Social Union (CSU) - Bavarian sister party to Merkel's CDU - said he was optimistic the parties would agree to govern together, saying: "I think we'll manage it". After Sunday's talks, in comments agreed with the other parties, SPD General Secretary Lars Klingbeil said that some of the 15 working groups on specific policy areas had made significant progress while others had not, but gave no further detail.
  • Fire reported on top floor of Trump Tower in NYC

    Fire reported on top floor of Trump Tower in NYC

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    According to TODAY, dozens of fire fighters were called to the one alarm blaze shortly before 7am local time. NBC News reported it was an electrical fire. According to media reports, there were no injuries in the incident. The tower also houses a number of businesses. This is a developing story and will be updated.
  • Woman BBC editor quits China post over pay discrimination

    Woman BBC editor quits China post over pay discrimination

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    Carrie Gracie penned a letter stating she is being paid 33% less than male worldwide editors and that up to 200 women have made complaints since the BBC was forced to disclose the pay details of those earning more than £150,000 in July. In a letter addressed to BBC Audiences, Gracie alleged that up to 200 women had filed pay complaints and warned licence fee-payers that, should the corporation fail to deal with the "shocking" pay gap effectively, it risked "wasting your licence fee on an ...
  • Israel Releases Blacklist Of 20 'Boycott' Groups

    Israel Releases Blacklist Of 20 'Boycott' Groups

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    Bethlehem, occupied West Bank - Israel has published a list of 20 worldwide groups whose members will be barred from entering the country due to their support for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. "We answered the call for divestment from apartheid South Africa and we have done the same with the call for Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions from Palestinians who have faced decades of human rights violations", said Kerri Kennedy, an AFSC official responsible for global ...
  • Powerball winning numbers drawn for $570M jackpot on Saturday

    Powerball winning numbers drawn for $570M jackpot on Saturday

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    The winning numbers to claim the Mega Millions jackpot were 28-30-39-59-70-10. As of Sunday morning, the grand prize victor had not yet come forward. This Powerball jackpot is one of the largest in US history. Rule changes to Powerball in 2015 and Mega Millions in 2017 made the games harder to win.
  • Texas journalist missing after telling roommate man was following her

    Texas journalist missing after telling roommate man was following her

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    The roommate said a man followed Roland to her home in the truck, circled back around, parked behind her in her driveway and sped away when Roland exited her vehicle. "I am buying an iPad", it read. She wrote: "Hi guys, as of January 7 we have filed a missing persons report for Courtney Roland ". "The last communication was via text at 12:30 am January 7".
  • Theresa May to reshuffle cabinet tomorrow

    Theresa May to reshuffle cabinet tomorrow

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    Downing Street sources indicated the reshuffle was expected to be conducted over two days, with junior and middle-ranking ministerial appointments likely to continue into tomorrow. The Prime Minister needs to replace her former de-facto deputy, Damian Green, who she sacked almost three weeks ago after he admitted lying about computer porn allegations.