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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be this year's keynote speaker, the first time an Indian premier has attended Davos since 1997. "I think the economic team will go over and talk about the America First economic strategy". The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2018 would be held from 23 to 26 January in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, under the theme "Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World".
  • Donald Trump Signals Openness to North Korea Diplomacy in Interview

    Donald Trump Signals Openness to North Korea Diplomacy in Interview

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    Asked if he had spoken with Kim since inauguration, Trump avoided giving a clear answer, saying, "I don't want to comment on it. I just don't want to comment". Trump suggested that his fiery tweets against North Korea and Kim during the first year of his administration were part of a diplomatic strategy .
  • Demonstrators vandalise lawmakers' homes during protest against Kasur rape and murder

    Demonstrators vandalise lawmakers' homes during protest against Kasur rape and murder

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    According to a notification, Additional IG Abu Bakr Khuda Baksh, who was earlier assigned the task, has been replaced by Multan Regional Police Officer DIG Muhammad Idrees. "Everyone's daughters are the same". The protesters pelted stone at the police station, offices of district police officer and district coordination officer in Kasur as the city observed a complete shutter down to protest against the brutal murder.
  • Shots fired near NC police headquarters, 1 officer injured

    Shots fired near NC police headquarters, 1 officer injured

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    They say the probation and parole officers were briefing in the parking lot when Jonathan Bennett, who was wanted for killing 24-year-old Brittany White earlier Thursday, ambushed and began shooting at them. Authorities have not said exactly where they found little Journei. Jonathan Bennett, 23, died in a shootout with police Friday. They believe Bennett took Journei Bennett, who he shared with the victim.
  • Paris police hunt for jewels, thieves after Ritz robbery

    Paris police hunt for jewels, thieves after Ritz robbery

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    Three of the thieves were arrested soon after the Wednesday evening robbery in the chic, well-policed neighborhood of central Paris. Workers cleaned up shattered glass Thursday morning and started to fix damage from the robbery in one of the world's most prestigious neighborhoods.
  • Ecuador grants citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian…

    Ecuador grants citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian…

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    The Australian born activists chose to take refuge at the embassy amid fears that he would have been handed over to the USA to face prosecution over the publication of classified military and diplomatic documents by WikiLeaks . A statement by Mr Assange's legal team said: 'The UN ruling, issued nearly two years ago, is crystal clear in its language. "Even if he has two or three nationalities, the United Kingdom will continue in its efforts against him", said Fredy Rivera, an expert in ...
  • Four Indian Supreme Court judges see democracy in danger

    Four Indian Supreme Court judges see democracy in danger

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    After the press conference, the members of the SC Collegium made available copies of the seven-page letter they had written to CJI Dipak Misra expressing their concerns, raising important issues. "It is an extremly painful moment for all four of us and there is no pleasure in holding this press conference", he said, adding that democracy will not survive without free judiciary.
  • Dolly Everett: Family and friends to farewell 'beautiful soul'

    Dolly Everett: Family and friends to farewell 'beautiful soul'

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    Friends and family are asked to wear blue, which was Dolly's favourite colour. From pain and loss, we must renew our commitment to say no to bullying. This powerful message tells the dark, scary place our handsome angel had travelled to. Dolly's death has sparked both sadness and outrage among many families, including those from rural and regional Australia.
  • At Least 17 Dead in California Mudslides

    At Least 17 Dead in California Mudslides

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    Emergency personnel inspect a damaged home on Hot Springs Road after a mudslide in Montecito, California on January 9. At least 15 people were killed and more than two dozen were injured as of Wednesday, according to the New York Times .
  • On NAFTA, Canada preparing for 'every eventuality'

    On NAFTA, Canada preparing for 'every eventuality'

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    There are reports that the odds are increasing that the USA will serve notice to pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement. This week, the government has filed a grievance with the World Trade Organization against the United States, for what Canada alleges, are breaches of anti-dumping regulations.
  • Vermilion Parish teacher Deyshia Hargrave speaks at Abbeville rally

    Vermilion Parish teacher Deyshia Hargrave speaks at Abbeville rally

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    A Louisiana teacher was removed from a school board meeting, forcibly handcuffed and jailed after questioning pay policies during a public comment period. Though the average salary in Louisiana stood at roughly $49,000 in 2016 for teachers, Puyau has been making $110,000 per year since 2012, board members told the outlet.
  • Trump cancels United Kingdom visit, says will not unveil new USA embassy

    Trump cancels United Kingdom visit, says will not unveil new USA embassy

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    The new site had been scheduled to open during Obama's term, but delays pushed back its formal opening until this year. Trump calls on Saudis to "immediately" lift Yemen blockade Trump has yet to name ambassadors to key nations in Mideast Mattis, Tillerson warned Trump of security concerns in Israel embassy move MORE would open the new embassy next month instead of Trump.
  • Leave.EU campaign co-founder call for second Brexit referendum

    Leave.EU campaign co-founder call for second Brexit referendum

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    Following the meeting, Mr Farage said he was "pessimistic" and realised Britain will not be given a good Brexit deal. His call comes after he told Channel 5, "My mind is actually changing on this". Prime Minister Theresa May has insisted a second referendum would be a betrayal of voters and would also lead to a bad deal in exit talks. "The only option now is to go back to the polls and let the people shout from the rooftops their support of a true Brexit", Mr Banks added.
  • European Union wants citizens to keep United Kingdom residence rights in transition period

    European Union wants citizens to keep United Kingdom residence rights in transition period

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    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Monday that the EU and its members have to work "to find the means to fill the gap left by a contributor of billions of euros". The ambassadors of the other 27 EU states agreed with the executive European Commission on Wednesday that EU citizens' residence rights should continue after Brexit because Britain will still be bound by all EU laws during the transition phase.
  • A swarm of armed drones attacked a Russian military base in Syria

    A swarm of armed drones attacked a Russian military base in Syria

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    Novikov said special tests were being made with the aim to find out the country of origin. The Pentagon strongly denied any involvement. "The recent drone attack on Russian bases in Syria was launched from an area near Idlib, which is controlled by Turkish-backed rebel forces", according to RT, adding that Moscow complained to Turkey about the incident.
  • Firefighter keeps promise to young Sutherland Springs shooting victim

    Firefighter keeps promise to young Sutherland Springs shooting victim

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    The attack was deemed the worst mass shooting in Texas history. Duncan, assistant chief of the Stockdale Fire Department, told ABC News that he pulled Ryland to safety. "He's a character. This little boy has the best fighting spirit I've ever seen out of anybody in my entire life". According to University Hospital, Ryland was the facility's final patient from the Sutherland Springs shooting .
  • Trump Poised to Increase Sanctions on Iran

    Trump Poised to Increase Sanctions on Iran

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    Trump will seek to make a final decision on the sanctions during a meeting with national security aides on Thursday, the senior officials said . "And there have been ongoing discussions regarding this". McMaster and warning not to scrap the nuclear deal, and stressed that no final decision had been made. Also on Monday, Reuters noted that Iranian authorities had declared they would reconsider their cooperation with the IAEA even if the USA acted in a purely unilateral fashion to undermine ...
  • Forecast: Expect snow, then more cold weather

    Forecast: Expect snow, then more cold weather

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    Here's what forecasters are saying. Here's what's happening with the latest forecasts: the storm system's increased speed is the result of less strengthening and deepening of the low pressure system, which is going to decrease the remaining moisture behind the frontal passage.