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Turkey has been threatening to launch an operation in Afrin since last week after the United States announced it was going to start training a border security force composed of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), affiliated with the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), regarded as a terrorist group by Turkey.
  • 4 killed as storm batters Netherlands, Belgium

    4 killed as storm batters Netherlands, Belgium

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    Flights later resumed but all passengers were being advised to check their flight status, the airport said in a tweet, adding "up until now, 320 flights have been cancelled". An emergency siren wailed in the city of Duisburg, warning residents that they should stay indoors, German news website WDR reported. Dutch Twitter users have posted photos of trucks and trees blown over by the gales.
  • President Trump: 'I am not a racist'

    President Trump: 'I am not a racist'

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    He was referring to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which protects young people who came to the USA illegally as children. Trump said he is "ready and willing to make a deal" on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, but he doesn't believe Democrats want to reach an agreement.
  • How to Disable Instagram's New Activity Status Feature

    How to Disable Instagram's New Activity Status Feature

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    If you turn off your feature, you will no longer be able to see anyone else's Last Active status. The new Active on Instagram that is similar to "Last Seen" on WhatsApp and "Active at" on Facebook Messenger . First off, access your profile page, tap the settings gear, and head to the "Edit Profile" option, where you will find a toggle next to the option " Show Activity Status ".
  • Every Human Deserves the Right to Life

    Every Human Deserves the Right to Life

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    Pence said the anti-abortion movement was strengthened "one year ago tomorrow (when we) inaugurated the most pro-life president in American history". This year marks the 45th anniversary of the United States Supreme Court decision in the Roe v. Wade case, a dark shadow over our nation's conscience.
  • Djokovic shrugs off injury scare to reach fourth round

    Djokovic shrugs off injury scare to reach fourth round

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    I was trying from the first point to be aggressive, but also staying really focused on my game, playing every single point. I knew Albert is a great fighter. Madison Keys is through to the fourth round of the Australian Open after starting Saturday's program on Margaret Court Arena with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Ana Bogdan.
  • EC recommends ouster of 20 AAP MLAs, HC refuses interim relief

    EC recommends ouster of 20 AAP MLAs, HC refuses interim relief

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    The AAP has contended that since the appointments were not valid, the poll panel's hearing for disqualifying the MLAs is infructuous. The Delhi units of both the BJP and the Congress were upset at the delay on part of the Election Commission to act on the petition to disqualify 21 AAP MLAs.
  • Iran nuclear deal collapse would be alarming, Russian Federation warns

    Iran nuclear deal collapse would be alarming, Russian Federation warns

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    He called Thursday for those three countries and the two other nuclear powers, Britain and France, to give North Korea security guarantees. "All parties should make concerted efforts to extend this hard-won momentum of reduced tension, create conditions for relaunching dialogue and negotiation and return the nuclear issue of the Korean Peninsula to the correct track of dialogue and negotiation", Wu said.
  • DPRK Proposes Paralympic Delegation, Cheerleaders to PyeongChang 2018

    DPRK Proposes Paralympic Delegation, Cheerleaders to PyeongChang 2018

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    The talks would have centered around North Korea's plans to send a 550-delegation to South Korea for next month's Winter Olympics. These offers were stated during the third bilateral talks in session today in the border village of Panmunjom with senior officials of the two governments, the South Korean Ministry of Unification confirmed.
  • President Trump shows his true colors

    President Trump shows his true colors

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    Durbin and Graham have put together their bipartisan DACA deal. It doesn't matter what insult Trump used to describe countries during his meeting with lawmakers last week , said CNN's Chris Cillizza . "He has been taking medication for high cholesterol, he has evidence of heart disease based on an exam that many people take around the country a Calcium CT scan and he has borderline obesity", Gupta said.
  • Donald Trump tells press he wants immigrants from 'everywhere'

    Donald Trump tells press he wants immigrants from 'everywhere'

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    The protest tagged: "Rally against Trump" at Time Square on Monday, would commemorate the Martin Luther King Jr. Day press conference at Gale Community Academy in Chicago. Trump addressed the issue briefly as he arrived for dinner at his private golf club with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy . When asked why the president might say something that's "silly", she suggested that it might be out of confusion.
  • South Africa to formally protest Trump's 's---hole countries' remarks

    South Africa to formally protest Trump's 's---hole countries' remarks

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    During a meeting with a bipartisan group of lawmakers last week, Trump had expressed frustration over some participants pushing for immigrants from certain "shithole" countries. "He continues to enjoy the significant long-term cardiac and overall health benefits that come from a lifetime of abstinence from tobacco and alcohol", Jackson said.
  • Government Shutdown Ultimatum From Mitch McConnell Was 'Ransom Note,' Says DNC Chair

    Government Shutdown Ultimatum From Mitch McConnell Was 'Ransom Note,' Says DNC Chair

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    Less that two-and-a-half hours before a midnight deadline to reach a short-term deal to keep the federal government running at full capacity, Trump lashed out at Democrats . "Unfortunately, a Trump shutdown would be a flawless encapsulation of the chaos he has unleashed on our government". SNELL: The Senate could decide that they have enough votes to pass what passed the House yesterday, and that would be a short-term continuing resolution to keep the government open at current spending ...
  • Coordinated attack on Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul city

    Coordinated attack on Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul city

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    An official at the Afghan spy agency told an global news agency that the gunmen were "shooting at guests". The gunmen also attacked the guests at the hotel. There were no immediate claims of responsibility for the ongoing attack. Seven people died in that assault, when several gunmen and suicide bombers, three of which detonated their devices, attacked the facility.
  • IOC: More Initiatives Coming to Promote Korean Unity

    IOC: More Initiatives Coming to Promote Korean Unity

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    The most recent intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test in late November removed all doubt that North Korean missiles could reach every corner of the US mainland. "It will even require extra efforts to build up teamwork with the North Korean players". Officials in the South hope that restored dialogue will open the door to negotiations to end the North's nuclear weapons programs.
  • Britain Will Have Its

    Britain Will Have Its "Own Solution" To EU Links, France's Macron Says

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    But, Macron warned, while the relationship could be deeper than a straightforward trade deal, Britain will not be able to pick and choose which aspects of the European Union single market it wants access to. "It's a mistake when you just ask yes or no when you don't ask people how to improve the situation and explain how to improve it", he said. And you should understand that you can not, by definition, have the full access to the single market if you don't tick the box.