• Wall Street executive sworn in to replace Gov. Christie
Wall Street executive sworn in to replace Gov. Christie

Democrat Phil Murphy wrote, "Today our great state turns a new page". "For those of you who are debating whether to stay in New Jersey or leave, or perhaps, considering moving here from elsewhere, I commit to you - many years from now, when you look back, planting your flag in New Jersey will have been one of the smartest decisions you ever...

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  • Bangladesh Agrees with Myanmar to Complete Rohingya Return in Two Years
Bangladesh Agrees with Myanmar to Complete Rohingya Return in Two Years

The agreement says the process will be "completed preferably within 02 (two) years from the commencement of repatriation", according to a statement from the Bangladeshi government following talks in Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw. The deal does not cover the estimated 200,000 Rohingya refugees who were living in Bangladesh prior to October 2016, drive...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation warned Kushner on Murdoch ex-wife, says report
Federal Bureau of Investigation warned Kushner on Murdoch ex-wife, says report

Murdoch, The Journal said, was previously believed to have lobbied for a planned $100 million Chinese garden at the National Arboretum in Washington , DC. counterparts whether they should be concerned. The White House described Kushner's meeting with USA security as "routine" and said none of the people involved had been accused of wrongdoin...

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  • Ash eruption from Philippines volcano triggers evacuation
Ash eruption from Philippines volcano triggers evacuation

Mayon has been showing increased restiveness since Saturday. Alert Level 3 remains hoisted over Mayon. The NDRRMC agency has maintained a Level 3 alert from Monday, meaning a " hazardous eruption " is possible within days. "There is an increasing tendency toward a hazardous volcanic eruption - with pyroclastic flow", Phivolcs Director Renat...

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  • Brexit can be stopped if United Kingdom wants: EU Council president
Brexit can be stopped if United Kingdom wants: EU Council president

Mr Tusk said: 'Our hearts are still open for you'. "Our hearts are still open for you". European media have reported that leaked draft guidelines given to the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, include tough new stances on European citizens' rights, and continued EU regulations during the called-for transition period after March 2019, when ...

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  • Georgia Remains among Partly Free Countries in Freedom House Report 2018
Georgia Remains among Partly Free Countries in Freedom House Report 2018

Freedom House rated 88 countries as "free", 58 as " partly free " and 49 as "not free" in 2017. As for political and civil freedoms, the country got 3 out of 7 points. It pointed to Russian interference in the 2016 United States election as well as "violations of basic ethical standards by the new administration, and a reduction in government tr...

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  • First Minister Sturgeon: Brexit deal will decide second referendum on Scottish independence
First Minister Sturgeon: Brexit deal will decide second referendum on Scottish independence

In a speech on Monday, Sturgeon said: "For the sake of jobs, the economy and the next generation, today we are calling on the United Kingdom government to drop its hard Brexit red-lines so that Scotland and the United Kingdom can stay inside the single market and customs union".

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  • Lebanon: Senior Hamas official hit in auto bombing
Lebanon: Senior Hamas official hit in auto bombing

The target, Mohamed Hamdan, was not a publicly known Hamas figure in Lebanon. It reported that he appeared to have a security role and was being tracked by Israel. Sidon is home to the largest Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon. "Lebanese security agencies are following up on the bombing", the Movement concluded.

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  • Girl In Hijab Not Attacked By Scissors According To Police
Girl In Hijab Not Attacked By Scissors According To Police

Toronto authorities immediately began investigating the alleged crime, which was denounced by no less than Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The announcement came three days after the girl, Khawlah Noman, said that a man tried to cut her hijab with scissors as she was walking to Pauline Johnson Junior High School with her brother.

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  • The Philippines' Most Active Volcano Could Erupt 'Within Weeks'
The Philippines' Most Active Volcano Could Erupt 'Within Weeks'

The Philippines has raised the alert level at its restive Mayon volcano for the second time in less than 24 hours, from "increasing unrest" to "increased tendency towards eruption" within weeks or even days. Level five signals that an eruption is underway. The last eruption was recorded at 11.43 am (local time) on Sunday, according to Philippin...

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  • 'No hope of survivors' in Iranian tanker fire: Iranian official
'No hope of survivors' in Iranian tanker fire: Iranian official

Some needed to be taken by ambulance to nearby hospitals as they were so overwhelmed by the news. In a message, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei expressed his condolences and sympathy with the victims' families, his own website, Khamenei.ir, reported Sunday.

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  • Oil tanker tragedy: 2 bodies found, black box retrieved
Oil tanker tragedy: 2 bodies found, black box retrieved

The IMO listed its registered owner as Hong Kong-based Bright Shipping Ltd., on behalf of the National Iranian Tanker Co., a publicly traded company based in Tehran. The 21 Chinese crew members of the Crystal, which did not burst into flames, were all rescued. On Wednesday, Reuters quoted South Korea's Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries as saying...

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  • Czechs Head to the Polls to Elect Next President
Czechs Head to the Polls to Elect Next President

Zeman's inclination towards far-right groups and his warm relations with Russian Federation and China have split public opinion, with a sizeable chunk of the electorate favouring pro-western candidates, including 68-year-old academic Drahos.

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  • Donald Trump's Nuclear Posture Rather Menacing
Donald Trump's Nuclear Posture Rather Menacing

The document states that these systems are not accountable under the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START). The Pentagon justifies the break by claiming Russian Federation is already in violation because of its new ground-launched cruise missile, and that it would act as a deterrent should the increasingly tense situation created by N...

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  • SWEET: Immigration talks continue after Trump's head-spinning meeting
SWEET: Immigration talks continue after Trump's head-spinning meeting

CNN reported that Trump responded, according to a source familiar with the meeting: "Why do we need more Haitians?" "We're going to continue working with members of the House and the Senate, Republicans and Democrats , to make sure that we try to get that deal done", Sanders added.

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  • Zuma fate undecided as ANC NEC meeting focuses on party celebrations
Zuma fate undecided as ANC NEC meeting focuses on party celebrations

On Thursday however, the rand slipped to R12.42 against the dollar - off its two and a half year highs - following the news that Zuma would not be stepping down from his post early, as had been hoped. Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa , 65, who styled himself as a reform candidate, last month narrowly won the leadership of the ANC over Zuma's ex-wi...

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  • Britain's queen dishes on crown weight in documentary
Britain's queen dishes on crown weight in documentary

Bruce and the queen also discuss her everyday crown, the three-pounder that she wears when it's a state occasion and she's not being coronated. "Not what they're meant to do", the Queen comments with a smile. Gems, including the Black Prince's Ruby from the Imperial State Crown, were buried under a secret exit from the mediaeval castle used i...

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  • Missing woman in Osceola County found dead; 3 people arrested
Missing woman in Osceola County found dead; 3 people arrested

The suspects ended up kidnapping and robbing, then killing the wrong woman, a mother named Janice Zengotita Torres . They say another woman in Osceola County hired two hit men to eliminate a romantic rival. After following Zengotita-Torres back to her apartment, they forced her into the trunk of her own vehicle and drove to an apartment near The...

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  • Greyhound bus suspect is an illegal immigrant who has been deported before
Greyhound bus suspect is an illegal immigrant who has been deported before

The Racine County Sheriff's office says a man that threatened passengers on a Greyhound bus bound for Chicago was in the country illegally and had previously been deported. Vargas-Rosas was ordered off the bus at gunpoint. "The driver indicated he did not stop because he thought it was a training exercise by law enforcement, or else he did not ...

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  • Q2 Weather: Quick shot of snow and cold again
Q2 Weather: Quick shot of snow and cold again

The wind chill warning and advisory will expire at noon on Tuesday. Eastern and southern parts of the Kansas City area could see as much as 3 inches of snow. Even colder weather moves in after Monday though. The wind chills are expected to range from 5 degrees below zero to 15 below zero. EXTENDED: Temperatures will hover in the teens on Tu...

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