• Party of Thai princess faces ban after king's condemnation
Party of Thai princess faces ban after king's condemnation

Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Varnavadi, 67, stunned Thailand when she was nominated by the Thai Raksa Chart party , aligned with ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his populist political movement. The military deposed Thaksin in 2006 and, since then, Thai politics have been locked in a cycle of his allies winning election...

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  • Delhi hotel fire kills 17
Delhi hotel fire kills 17

A call was received at 4.30 a.m. from Arpit Palace Hotel and immediately 25 fire tenders were rushed to the spot, the officer at the Delhi Fire Department headquarters told IANS. The disaster is the latest of its kind in India , where poor health and safety standards - especially in hotels and facilities for the poor - are all too common.

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  • Police search for woman abducted outside Miami auto shop
Police search for woman abducted outside Miami auto shop

A witness told WSVN the woman had gone inside the shop to use the restroom. Witnesses said the woman tried to hide in a restroom. A short time later a man pulls up. 'And then he put her in the drivers seat; he hit her 20 more times with the door'. "We need apprehend this individual". "We're asking anyone with any information in regards to t...

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  • California governor to pull troops from US-Mexico border
California governor to pull troops from US-Mexico border

Newsom's general order reassigns more than 200 troops to support wildfire prevention efforts and expand operations to counter drugs and cartels across California , with a group of forces trained in spotting narcotics to be stationed at the state's global points of entry.

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  • Iranians mark anniversary of victory day in 1979 revolution
Iranians mark anniversary of victory day in 1979 revolution

The large turnout in state-sponsored rallies, in which USA and Israeli flags were burned, came as Iranians face mounting economic hardships many blame on the country's clerical leaders. means that the enemy will never reach its evil objectives". Trump said he envisioned keeping US troops in Iraq "because I want to be able to watch Iran" during an...

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  • Ocasio-Cortez Deleted Embarrassing Green New Deal Policy Details
Ocasio-Cortez Deleted Embarrassing Green New Deal Policy Details

Her digital dominance is a result of not just the volume of her social media use, but her videos , viral quips and the fact that she has introduced - and aggressively defended and promoted - progressive policies around income taxes and climate change on social media, such as the Green New Deal.

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  • President Trump Preps for El Paso Rally
President Trump Preps for El Paso Rally

After a 35-day partial government shutdown that ended January 25, the federal government could close again if congressional Republicans and Democrats cannot hammer out a compromise. The Republican mayor of El Paso said POTUS is wrong too . So far, O'Rourke has not made a decision. In this week's fact-checking video, CNN's Jake Tapper reviews...

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  • Brexit: More votes promised as Labour says May running down the clock
Brexit: More votes promised as Labour says May running down the clock

British International Trade Secretary Liam Fox and Swiss Federal Councilor Guy Parmelin, who heads the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, finalized the deal between their countries in Bern on Monday. The Swiss government is pursuing a strategy dubbed "Mind the Gap", which is meant to stabilise British ties after Brexit . May has indicated, ...

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  • Venezuela oil czar courts India after $20 billion hit from US
Venezuela oil czar courts India after $20 billion hit from US

Maduro and his " corrupt regime " has been backed into a corner and will soon crumble, with or without outside help, because 90 percent of the population are fed up and want change - and the army will soon too side with Venezuelan people, Guaido claimed.

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  • Over 100 people die in India after drinking spurious alcohol
Over 100 people die in India after drinking spurious alcohol

The district magistrate of Saharanpur district in Uttar Pradesh, Alok Kumar Pandey, said last week that doctors had concluded many victims died "due to liver infection and problems in their respiratory system". Deaths from illicit liquor, which is often spiked with chemicals such as pesticides to increase potency, are regularly reported in India ....

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  • Brewing storm could bring 25-35 cm of snow to North Bay
Brewing storm could bring 25-35 cm of snow to North Bay

As the storm system surges again Monday evening, a quick transition from snow to rain will happen between about 2 a.m. and 5 a.m. Tuesday . We're expecting at least an inch of snow overnight before the precipitation freezes up. Sandusky and Ottawa counties are under the advisory for a mix of snow and ice and winds gusting as high as 35 miles...

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  • More violence in Paris as 'yellow vests' keep marching
More violence in Paris as 'yellow vests' keep marching

An injured policeman in riot gear is given help during a demonstration by the yellow vests in Paris on February 9, 2019. The Yellow Vest protests , which started late a year ago, began as a movement against Emmanuel Macron's proposed fuel taxes.

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  • House Foreign Affairs Chair condemns Rep. Ilhan Omar's controversial tweets
House Foreign Affairs Chair condemns Rep. Ilhan Omar's controversial tweets

She was posting in response to a tweet by follower Glenn Greenwald, who wrote that "it's stunning how much time U.S. political leaders spend defending a foreign nation even if it means attacking free speech rights of Americans". "As Jewish Members of Congress, we are deeply alarmed by recent rhetoric from certain members within our Caucus, includ...

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  • Two Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in Gaza laid to rest
Two Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in Gaza laid to rest

The police said Arafat Arpaya, 29, was arrested in Ramallah, the seat of the Palestinian Authority, but originally comes from the southern West Bank city of Hebron. While Palestinians have claimed the protests are peaceful, Israel says that Hamas, the Islamist group ruling Gaza, has hijacked the months-long movement in an effort to attack Israeli f...

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  • European Union wants to ensure United Kingdom leaves with a deal, says PM May
European Union wants to ensure United Kingdom leaves with a deal, says PM May

It is likely that many amendments similar to those debated on January 29 will be proposed, including attempts to shift control of the process away from government and give parliament a chance to define Brexit . "We can't allow that to happen", Sir Keir told The Sunday Times . In the vote this week lawmakers are set to have their say on amendmen...

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  • Scandals Drive Calls for Top Virginia Leadership to Resign
Scandals Drive Calls for Top Virginia Leadership to Resign

Virginia also needs someone who is strong, who has empathy, who has courage, and who has a moral compass and that's why I am not going anywhere. Mr. Northam is defying his party's calls for him to step down. King interrupted to ask whether Northam had realized before the scandal that he had been born into white privilege. Delegate Patrick Hope...

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  • Winter storm watch to take effect Tuesday
Winter storm watch to take effect Tuesday

Tonight: Cloudy. A chance of light snow in the evening, then light snow likely after midnight. There is potential for 15 to 25 cm of snow across the area, with higher amounts possible should this low pressure system become more moisture laden than now expected.

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  • Hakeem al-Araibi set to be freed by Thai authorities
Hakeem al-Araibi set to be freed by Thai authorities

ABC's Juanita Phillips tweeted that the footballer was flying back to Australia on Monday night. But Araibi says the case is bogus and tied to his criticism of Asian Football Confederation (AFC) president Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, a member of Bahrain's ruling family.

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  • Winter Storm Watch For Region
Winter Storm Watch For Region

A special weather statement has been issued for Guelph and surrounding areas, warning that significant snow, freezing rain and strong winds could be on their way Tuesday. Around 50,000 people lost power. A 59-year-old man died February 7 from exposure at a Seattle light rail station. Residents in Portland and Seattle who are more accustomed to ra...

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  • Christopher Dingell remembers his father, the longest serving congressman in history
Christopher Dingell remembers his father, the longest serving congressman in history

The Detroit Democrat was diagnosed a year ago with prostate cancer that had metastasized and he chose to forgo treatment. In an acknowledgement of his legacy, President Trump had flags lowered to half-staff. In a Washington Post opinion piece , Dingell mentioned issues such as pollution, the consumption of hazardous foods, drugs and chemicals, a...

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