• Trump's 'shithole' remark, a wake-up call for Africa - Museveni
Trump's 'shithole' remark, a wake-up call for Africa - Museveni

The Ugandan, who was speaking to lawmakers at the opening of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) in the Ugandan capital of Kampala, added: "I do not know whether [Mr Trump] was quoted correctly, but I like him because he addresses Africa's weaknesses with frankness".

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  • Kim can use nukes as 'coercive' tool: Central Intelligence Agency
Kim can use nukes as 'coercive' tool: Central Intelligence Agency

Pompeo said North Korea's nuclear weapons program has developed at a "very rapid clip", but that Kim is hoping for an arsenal of nuclear weapons - "not one, not a showpiece, not something to drive on a parade route". In the previous year tensions between North Korea and the United States have escalated over Pyongyang's efforts to develop a nuclea...

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  • Watchdog say Trump's porn star payoffs could be illegal
Watchdog say Trump's porn star payoffs could be illegal

Legs Party Bar says on its website that Stormy Daniels will appear there February 2-3. On Saturday night, Daniels made her first public appearance since her name resurfaced over the alleged sexual encounter with Trump. "At the time, I didn't think that much about it", Daniels is quoted as saying. "The timing of this payment is strong ev...

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  • Arkansas' December Unemployment Rate Steady at 3.7 Percent
Arkansas' December Unemployment Rate Steady at 3.7 Percent

Department of Employment and Workforce. The 4.1 percent matched the national unemployment rate. The civilian labor force, the estimate of all people working or looking for work, was 26,900, down 300 from November. Unemployment rates rose slightly across The T&D Region in December. Gains were posted in both health care and social assistance (3,1...

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  • Hugh Masekela's train comes to a halt
Hugh Masekela's train comes to a halt

A few weeks later, he was up for his second Grammy nomination in the best world music category, but lost out to a posthumous Ravi Shankar record. The trumpeter also performed at the opening ceremony of the 2010 World Cup in Johannesburg. "If I can get a trumpet", he promised his chaplain, "I won't bother anybody". Hugh Masekela awarded UKZN's h...

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  • 5 missing after Oklahoma rig explosion, emergency official says
5 missing after Oklahoma rig explosion, emergency official says

Update: Authorities say they will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. News On 6 plans to live stream their remarks. Emergency manager Kevin Enloe says one person was injured and refused treatment at first, but was later taken to the hospital for burns.

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  • Supreme Court to hear Rajasthan, MP govts' appeals against Padmaavat release
Supreme Court to hear Rajasthan, MP govts' appeals against Padmaavat release

The urgent petitions, which the Supreme Court will hear today, were lodged a day after Hindu extremists set fire to buses and blocked roads in Gujarat . The states have asked the court instead to rule that individual state governments be allowed to block the release on law-and-order grounds. The tussle on the release of Padmaavat still not r...

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  • No adjustment with Congress: CPI(M)
No adjustment with Congress: CPI(M)

Mr Antony said it was evident that the CPM was too eager to bring BJP back to power. Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Sitaram Yechury's draft resolution proposing an alliance with the Congress was on Sunday voted against by the party's central committee, which ruled out any form of electoral ties with the party.

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  • Christian MEP who left UKIP says there's little hope for party's future
Christian MEP who left UKIP says there's little hope for party's future

Bolton will be interviewed by former UKIP leader Nigel Farage on his LBC radio show Monday evening. Yesterday NEC member Piers Wauchope, a former Tunbridge Wells councillor who was the party's election candidate in North Thanet in 2015, said too much damage had been done.

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  • Pence says USA will open embassy in Jerusalem next year
Pence says USA will open embassy in Jerusalem next year

President Donald Trump previously announced the USA now formally recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital and plans to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . Pence is set to deliver a speech to the Israeli Knesset, or parliament, later in the day. The decision led to widespread protests in which 30 Palestinians were killed by Israeli se...

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  • Yemen rebels fire rockets at military parade, killing 4
Yemen rebels fire rockets at military parade, killing 4

The United Nations is calling for what it refers to as a record $2.96 billion aid for war-ravaged Yemen where Saudi airstrikes, looming starvation, and cholera have claimed the lives of thousands of people. On the humanitarian level, the meeting called on the OIC to continue coordination with King Salman Relief Center and the United Nations in or...

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  • Trump's dealmaker image tarnished by U.S. government shutdown
Trump's dealmaker image tarnished by U.S. government shutdown

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell has set a vote for 1am local time (6am GMT) on Monday to fund the government until 8 February and end the shutdown in the short term, allowing more time for talks. The US government shut down at midnight on Friday, meaning thousands of "non-essential" federal workers will be put on leave and not pa...

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  • Congress welcomes CJI's decision to hear Justice Loya case
Congress welcomes CJI's decision to hear Justice Loya case

The petitions were originally listed before a bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra . The bench of Justice Zinat Ara and Justice Kazi Md Ejarul Haque Akondo passed the deferment order after Attorney General Mahbubey Alam sought one week's time for taking preparation to place arguments on the petition.

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  • Germany: Breakthrough for Angela Merkel in coalition talks
Germany: Breakthrough for Angela Merkel in coalition talks

Last September's vote was notable for the rise of the far-right Alternative for Germany party. The failure to form a new right-left government would raise questions about the future of Ms Merkel. The yearning for a politics based on core values, convictions and strong arguments instead of consensus based pragmatic stability is also reflected in a...

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  • Kim Kardashian names new baby girl Chicago
Kim Kardashian names new baby girl Chicago

I think her and her guy are going to find a really cool name", Boice said. Kim also told her fans that the name is pronounced as " Shy " and not "Chi". People had been trying to guess what the superstar parents would go for this time around. Kardashian is reportedly due in the spring. But, you know, she's likely got more important th...

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  • UFC 220: Stipe Miocic halts Francis Ngannou hype train
UFC 220: Stipe Miocic halts Francis Ngannou hype train

Well, that's the message Cormier tries to push when he's not continuously pressed about the one guy he won't be fighting. "I'm not the scariest but I'm the baddest", Miocic said. "Look how big he is", Miocic said in the cage to Joe Rogan. "People recognized me, people follow it". No new contenders had really emerged. UFC heavyweight champion ...

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  • Burma finalises Rohingya repatriation plans as doubts mount
Burma finalises Rohingya repatriation plans as doubts mount

The Rohingya demand for these preconditions comes as the United Nations special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, is on a visit to Bangladesh. It wants the military held accountable for alleged killings, looting and rape, and the release of "innocent Rohingya" picked up in counter-insurgency operations from prison.

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  • French president warns that United Kingdom can't keep full access to EU
French president warns that United Kingdom can't keep full access to EU

However, he also reiterated that Britain could not have full access to the Single Market without agreeing to certain qualificatons, telling the BBC's Andrew Marr , that it was important people do not believe they can have their cake and eat it.

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  • Halifax rally to be held in solidarity with Ontario workers
Halifax rally to be held in solidarity with Ontario workers

Earlier this month, Wynne accused the children of Tim Hortons' founders, who own a pair of franchises in Cobourg, Ont., of "bullying" their employees by cutting paid breaks and benefits in response to the wage hike. "Workers and community organizations across the country are watching", said one protester. Giroux, however, said he does not place a...

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  • Politicos congratulate Team India on winning Blind Cricket World Cup
Politicos congratulate Team India on winning Blind Cricket World Cup

Despite having good start to the chase, India nearly lost the plot in final overs of the match as Pakistan bounced back brilliantly by inflicting key wickets. India, who lost Ramesh, were 271/4 after 35 overs. Badar Munir top scored for Pakistan with 57, while Riasat Khan and Nisar Ali added 48 and 47 runs respectively.

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  • Gunmen attack Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel
Gunmen attack Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel

While nobody has claimed responsibility for today's attack, the Taliban insurgents had claimed responsibility for the earlier attack on the same hotel. Rahimi did not provide details on casualties but said foreign and Afghan guests were inside the hotel during the attack. The Intercontintal hotel, opened in 1969, was the first worldwide hotel in ...

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  • Vegas killer did detailed research on Fenway
Vegas killer did detailed research on Fenway

Investigators and local police held their first press conference in over three months on Friday, updating the public on the escalating questions and freakish theories surrounding Stephen Paddock's murderous rampage on the Las Vegas Strip.

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  • Feds Intend to Retry Sen. Bob Menendez on Corruption Charges
Feds Intend to Retry Sen. Bob Menendez on Corruption Charges

Menendez's office said it was disappointed by the decision. Prosecutors accuse Menendez of exchanging political favors for bribes, including luxury hotel rooms, rides on a private jet, and more than $600,000 in political contributions from Melgen.

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  • Children Hospitalized, Parents Jailed on Torture Charges
Children Hospitalized, Parents Jailed on Torture Charges

The siblings rarely left their Perris, California , house and did not go to school. The tranquil suburban street where the Turpin home sits was clogged with news crews hoping to offer answers, as neighbours grappled with how the apparent imprisonment of siblings - aged two to 29 - could happen amid such normalcy.

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  • White House on 'Shithole' Comment: President Trump Isn't a 'Scripted Robot'
White House on 'Shithole' Comment: President Trump Isn't a 'Scripted Robot'

Mr Trump has been accused of describing African nations as " shithole countries " during a meeting with USA senators last week. President Donald Trump says he's not a racist. Trump spent Monday's King federal holiday in Florida with no public appearances on his official schedule, but he tweeted the radio and video address to his followers...

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  • Knowles quits National Parks panel, says new administration won't listen
Knowles quits National Parks panel, says new administration won't listen

The other resignees included Grand Lake, Colorado, Mayor Judy Burke; former director of the George Lucas Educational Foundation Milton Chen; conservation lands executive Belinda Faustinos; University of Kentucky assistant professor Carolyn Finney; former Alaska Gov.

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  • We want immigrants 'from everywhere' to come to US
We want immigrants 'from everywhere' to come to US

President Trump was said to be in "excellent shape" for an American man of his age, with a "very reassuring" cardiac assessment, despite his height and weight (6ft 3in, and 239lbs) giving him a BMI score that classes him as overweight - and dangerously close to obese.

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  • Dear Cape Town: you have a problem, Day Zero is real
Dear Cape Town: you have a problem, Day Zero is real

The City of Cape Town has launched a water map with the aim of creating a renewed sense of consciousness around water consumption in the drought plagued city. The city has also tried to limit water consumption by reducing the water pressure and stepping up the installation of water management devices in high-consumption households.

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  • KitKat Japan launches world's first naturally pink, fruity 'ruby' chocolate
KitKat Japan launches world's first naturally pink, fruity 'ruby' chocolate

Nestle will launch a ruby chocolate version of its KitKat brand in Japan and South Korea this month, becoming the first consumer brand to market the new chocolate variety developed by Barry Callebaut. The announcement comes two days after Nestle agreed to sell its US confectionery unit, which does not include KitKat, to Italy's Ferrero, underl...

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  • Adult film star: Trump cheated with me
Adult film star: Trump cheated with me

She went on a "listening tour", met with consultants and began to brainstorm possible donors. She also suggested to Weisberg that Trump was not very accomplished in bed. A fall 2006 cover of Forbes does feature Trump and two of his children, Donald Jr. and Ivanka . He did not comment on the alleged $130,00 payment.

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  • Joint Olympic flag deal angers conservatives in South Korea
Joint Olympic flag deal angers conservatives in South Korea

North Korea will send a 550-member delegation, including 230 cheerleaders, 140 artists and 30 Taekwondo players for a demonstration, the ministry said . Both nations have agreed to have their competitors walk out in the commencement ceremony under the one uniting flag, which comes as a huge relief for South Korea and many other nations.

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  • North Korea to the US: We aren't responsible for WannaCry
North Korea to the US: We aren't responsible for WannaCry

They are the cornerstones of security and resilience in any society. "I think he's been clear on that, and I'm glad he's our President in that regard", Bossert said . About 230,000 computer systems in 150 countries around the world - including dozens of NHS trusts in the United Kingdom - were caught up in the attack, which saw screens frozen with ...

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  • Republican senators show little urgency to pass law protecting Mueller
Republican senators show little urgency to pass law protecting Mueller

Sanders was also asked during the interview if she agreed with Kentucky Senator Rand Paul's tweet on whether the Obama administration must be investigated for trying to prevent Trump's election victory. The most vocal criticisms came last week from some Republican members of the House Judiciary Committee who seized on Mueller's dismissal of sen...

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  • Kevin Spacey sexual harassment row: Scotland Yard investigates new allegation against actor
Kevin Spacey sexual harassment row: Scotland Yard investigates new allegation against actor

The force did not directly link Spacey to the fresh allegation, but said the alleged perpetrator is the same as the subject of earlier complaints. According to TMZ.com , officers from the Child Abuse and Sexual Offences Command are now investigating.

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  • Turkey says USA 'inconsistent' on Syrian border force
Turkey says USA 'inconsistent' on Syrian border force

Russian Federation has also warned that the nascent US force threatens to fuel tensions around Afrin. Akar's remarks followed the announcement from the US military command in Baghdad over the weekend, that the U.S.is going to organize and train a "Border Security Force" in northeastern Syria.

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  • Peter Madsen charged with murder and dismemberment of Swedish journalist Kim Wall
Peter Madsen charged with murder and dismemberment of Swedish journalist Kim Wall

After being detained and questioned about Kim Wall's murder by the Danish police, Madsen initially said he had dropped Wall off in Copenhagen after the submarine ride. According to formal charges filed on Tuesday morning, Madsen is suspected of killing Wall by either "cutting of the throat or strangulation". Kim Wall was 30 when she board...

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  • White House Doctor: 'No Concerns' About Trump's Cognitive Ability
White House Doctor: 'No Concerns' About Trump's Cognitive Ability

President Donald Trump's overall health "is excellent" and he did "exceedingly well" on cognitive screening. He had told Trump he should lose 10-15 pounds. Trump's cholesterol of 223 is elevated and his low-density lipoprotein of 143 is borderline high. The statement did not include basic information about President Trump's health, such as ...

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  • Industry calls for contract diversity in wake of Carillon collapse
Industry calls for contract diversity in wake of Carillon collapse

The collpase of major construction firm Carlillion into liquidation this morning has far-reaching implications for how the Government awards jobs to major contractors, say the Fedeation of Master Builders, the National Federation of Builders and the Federtion for Small Business.

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  • NY state comptroller discusses budget challenges for 2018
NY state comptroller discusses budget challenges for 2018

Cuomo in the past has been an opponent of legalizing recreational marijuana use, but states around NY are now legalizing and regulating it, giving them a new source of tax revenue. To quote Cuomo himself, "because in NY, health care is not for the rich". Senate Leader John Flanagan, R-Long Island, on Tuesday dismissed talk of a new payroll tax .

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  • Here are school closings in Columbus area
Here are school closings in Columbus area

Williamson County Schools will be closed Wednesday, making the third consecutive snow day for the district. Currently, school in Santa Rosa County will be closed on Wednesday and be in session on Thursday unless additional information requires closure.

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