• Pentagon sending another 3750 troops to Southwest border
Pentagon sending another 3750 troops to Southwest border

Active-duty soldiers were first deployed to the southeastern border last October, as a couple of large migrant caravans tried to move into the U.S. through Mexico . On January 31, US President Donald Trump announced in a tweet the upcoming deployment of US forces to Mexican border "to stop the attempted Invasion of Illegals".

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  • Weather Authority: Rain and freezing rain tonight into Monday
Weather Authority: Rain and freezing rain tonight into Monday

An hour after the temperature at Kansas City International Airport was measured at 57 degrees about 5 a.m., temperatures plunged more than 20 degrees. Still, the National Weather Service predicts a total snow or sleet accumulation of less than 1 inch and ice accumulations of one-tenth to two-tenths of an inch.

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  • Pompeo tells divided Security Council nations should support change in Venezuela
Pompeo tells divided Security Council nations should support change in Venezuela

Maduro, in his turn, accused Washington of attempting to stage a coup in Venezuela and announced his decision to cut off diplomatic relations with the United States. "There are not many Indonesians living in Venezuela, only around 40 people. there are 16 crew members who work in fishing companies in the area of Port La Cruz, located about five ho...

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  • Russia suspends nuclear arms pact after US announces pullout
Russia suspends nuclear arms pact after US announces pullout

The government on Monday endorsed the USA decision to withdraw from a key Cold War-era arms control treaty with Russian Federation, but stressed that the move is seen as "undesirable". "In order to create medium and shorter-range missiles banned by the INF [Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces] Treaty", the Russian Defence Ministry said.

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  • U.K. Home Secretary orders Vijay Mallya’s extradition to India
U.K. Home Secretary orders Vijay Mallya’s extradition to India

The UK Home Office confirmed on Monday that after considering all matters, the minister had signed Mallya's extradition order on Sunday. The Westminster Magistrates' Court had in December 2018 ordered Mallya's extradition, in a major boost to India's efforts to bring back the fugitive wanted for alleged fraud and money laundering charges amou...

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  • European Union backs Iran trading system but warns on Syria, missiles
European Union backs Iran trading system but warns on Syria, missiles

France said last month it was ready to impose further sanctions on Iran if no progress was made in talks about the missiles, described by Tehran as defensive but seen in the West as a destabilizing factor in a volatile region. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has accused Iran of testing a medium-range ballistic missile capable of "carrying multi...

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  • Jury set to deliberate fate of alleged Mexican cartel boss 'El Chapo'
Jury set to deliberate fate of alleged Mexican cartel boss 'El Chapo'

The judge is expected to give instructions to jurors Monday morning before asking them to decide the fate of Joaquin Guzman. Guzman escaped from a Mexican prison in 2015, through a mile-long tunnel dug straight into his cell . He is being tried for 11 trafficking, firearms and money laundering charges and is likely to face life behind bars if co...

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  • Federal prosecutors subpoena Trump’s inaugural committee
Federal prosecutors subpoena Trump’s inaugural committee

Inaugural committee spokeswoman Kristin Celauro told The Associated Press that the committee had received the subpoena and was still reviewing it. Lawyers for the inauguration committee were contacted midday Monday and asked if they could accept a subpoena for documents from federal prosecutors, according to sources familiar.

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  • We rearrange President Trump's workday schedule to make him more productive
We rearrange President Trump's workday schedule to make him more productive

Sanders also retweeted a post by Oval Office operations director Madeleine Westerhout on Sunday slamming the leak. "What these don't show are the hundreds of calls and meetings @realDonaldTrump takes everyday", Westerhout tweeted . Other unstructured time periods were often scheduled before and after lunch, ranging anywhere from 15 minutes to over...

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  • Super Bowl Odds: Vegas Makes Chiefs Favorites to Win Super Bowl LIV
Super Bowl Odds: Vegas Makes Chiefs Favorites to Win Super Bowl LIV

But the overall big news might be the ratings: Super Bowl 53 averaged a 44.9 rating in metered market households, early numbers show. "Oh you don't say?" said another befuddled colleague. New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady made his victory lap carrying his six-year-old daughter Vivian Lake who enthusiastically cheered for her father.

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  • Police Fire Teargas As 'Yellow Vests' March Through Paris
Police Fire Teargas As 'Yellow Vests' March Through Paris

Thousands of demonstrators in the French capital paid tribute to the yellow vests who have been injured during clashes with police in an effort to unite the movement despite growing divisions. Protesters injured in previous weeks of violence were put at the front of the protests with some wearing eye patches with a target sign on them. "It's ...

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  • When does the Overwatch Lunar New Year event end?
When does the Overwatch Lunar New Year event end?

That has helped make it the world's biggest emitter of climate-warming greenhouse gases - according to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), livestock are responsible for about 14.5 percent of global emissions. This year, is the year of the Pig . And, as many people pointed out, they look very uncomfortable doing so. "Traditional bel...

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  • Archaeologists Discover 40 Mummies In Egyptian Burial Chambers
Archaeologists Discover 40 Mummies In Egyptian Burial Chambers

In recent years, a number of new discoveries in Egypt have grabbed the world's attention. An artifact is on display at a recently discovered burial chamber in the desert province of Minya , south of Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Feb. The tombs were discovered in Menia. Another chamber was also located at the western side filled with mummies and la...

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  • United States cuts aid supply to Palestinians in West Bank, Gaza
United States cuts aid supply to Palestinians in West Bank, Gaza

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ended the mission of TIPH in the southern West Bank city, created by an agreement between the Palestinians and Israel over 20 years ago after a Jewish soldier and settler shot dead 29 Palestinians while performing dawn prayers at the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron.

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  • Man smuggles month-old leopard cub on plane from Bangkok to India
Man smuggles month-old leopard cub on plane from Bangkok to India

They then heard "faint trill sounds" coming from his luggage. The forty five-year-obsolete, who has now no longer but been formally named, turned into acknowledged to had been "evasive in his replies" when wondered about his bags by customs officers.

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  • Major European nations recognise Guaido as Venezuela president
Major European nations recognise Guaido as Venezuela president

The Russian presidential spokesman thus responded to a journalist's question about the circumstances under which Russia could recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the republic's interim president. Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro warned US President Donald Trump he risked having "a repeat of Vietnam in Latin America" if he s...

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  • Twitter Drags Officials For Letting Inmates Go For Days Without Heat
Twitter Drags Officials For Letting Inmates Go For Days Without Heat

The jail administration did not return an email seeking comment on the clash Sunday. The lack of heat and power at the jail was first reported in The New York Times . Lawyers with the Federal Defenders filed a motion Thursday in Brooklyn federal court on behalf of inmate Dino Sanchez asserting that Sanchez, who suffers from asthma, "has been lef...

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  • Trump comments spark Iraqi demands for US exit
Trump comments spark Iraqi demands for US exit

Trump also addressed his disagreement with the US intelligence community its belief that more work needs to be done to combat the Islamic State in Syria before withdrawing USA troops by reiterating his assertion that the terror group has largely been eradicated.

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  • Not all Huawei's materials come from China, company says
Not all Huawei's materials come from China, company says

Canada is pushing for more consular access to both men and has demanded their immediate release. A statement by Global Affairs Canada says the government continues to be deeply concerned by the "arbitrary" detentions of Spavor and fellow Canadian Michael Kovrig, who was also arrested last month on similar allegations.

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  • U.S. military intervention in Venezuela not imminent: Bolton
U.S. military intervention in Venezuela not imminent: Bolton

So far, all indications are that the Venezuelan military is securely behind President Maduro, despite offers of amnesty and USA cajoling. Writing in The New York Times on Wednesday, Mr Guaido said that support from the Venezuelan military is "crucial" to efforts to oust President Nicolas Maduro , and that most of those in uniform agree that th...

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