• Dissent among Dems over Response to Omar's Israel Remarks
Dissent among Dems over Response to Omar's Israel Remarks

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) condemned an effort by House Democratic leadership to issue a veiled rebuke of Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) for comments about the influence of Israel on American foreign policy. One person in the room quoted the speaker as saying the leaders had tried to increase communication so that members stay united and have "a clea...

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  • Gerald Butts full statement to the Commons justice committee on SNC-Lavalin
Gerald Butts full statement to the Commons justice committee on SNC-Lavalin

Former Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould told the House of Commons justice committee last week that she and her staff had been subjected to persistent unwelcome pressure. When she refused to cave, Wilson-Raybould says, Trudeau fired her. The departures of the two ministers show that women who speak truth to power and have strong principles ne...

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  • Cohen turns over documents on Moscow project to House panel
Cohen turns over documents on Moscow project to House panel

CNN reported December 8, 2017, during the middle of Donald Trump Jr.'s testimony that he had received an email September 4, 2016, with a link of unreleased WikiLeaks documents. Tlaib said during her news conference, "It's really important that the President of the United States is investigated in violations of the United States Constitution", h...

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  • Michael Bloomberg won’t run for president in 2020
Michael Bloomberg won’t run for president in 2020

On which Democratic candidate he will support, Bloomberg wrote: "candidates who can provide the leadership we need - on climate change, gun violence, education, health, voting rights , and other critical issues - and continue holding their feet to the fire to deliver what they promise".

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  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Targets Jerry Falwell Jr
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Targets Jerry Falwell Jr

The billboard references comments the young lawmaker made last month regarding critics of her climate change proposal, where she said her plan was creating buzz because "no one else has even tried". "And that's what I think we should all hope for, frankly". WND reported Monday that contrary to her pledges to increase transparency and re...

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  • India downplays impact of U.S. GSP withdrawal
India downplays impact of U.S. GSP withdrawal

Government on Tuesday said US' withdrawal of duty benefits to its $5.6 billion of exports will not have a major impact on India's bilateral trade and denied United States president Donald Trump's accusation of the country having high tariffs.

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  • US Lawmakers Announce Sweeping Document Requests in Trump Probe
US Lawmakers Announce Sweeping Document Requests in Trump Probe

Warner said he will reach his decision on whether Trump colluded with Russian Federation to help him win the election after more investigation. In a largely unscripted, wide-ranging speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference lasting more than two hours, Mr Trump hit on several key issues in a characteristic fashion - mocking pro...

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  • Pakistan Begins Promised Crackdown on Militants, India Skeptical
Pakistan Begins Promised Crackdown on Militants, India Skeptical

The apex court last instated a ban on Indian material in October 2018. As of Tuesday, the loudest argument between the two nations consisted of India denying Pakistan's claim that it chased an Indian submarine away from its waters on Monday night.

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  • Drivers capture avalanche tearing down side of Colorado mountain
Drivers capture avalanche tearing down side of Colorado mountain

A second video, taken from another vehicle, shows a column of snow coming down the mountainside toward the motorists below. In the clip (shown above), you can see the powder cloud descend the summit and eventually engulf an entire section of the multi-lane highway dotted with cars.

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  • Paul likely to cast final needed vote to cancel Trump's emergency declaration
Paul likely to cast final needed vote to cancel Trump's emergency declaration

At a GOP dinner this past weekend in Kentucky, Paul said: "I can't vote to give the president the power to spend money that hasn't been appropriated by Congress ". So far, four GOP senators have publicly announced they would side with Democrats on the vote. "They're gonna do that anyway, folks", Trump said.

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  • Biggest winter storm of '19 expected Sunday into Monday
Biggest winter storm of '19 expected Sunday into Monday

A Winter Storm Advisory will be in effect from 4 p.m. Sunday, March 3 until 10 a.m. Monday, March 4 in Dutches. In a series of maps below, the weather service has outlined how much snow could fall and when different communities should expect it the storm to arrive and depart.

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  • House Judiciary Chairman Says the President Obstructed Justice
House Judiciary Chairman Says the President Obstructed Justice

The request comes on the same day House Democrats made a sweeping demand for documents from dozens of people with connections to Trump amid an investigation into potential obstruction of justice, corruption and abuse of power. Nadler defined obstruction of justice as any interference from President Trump and his associates in criminal investi...

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  • Self-Care Is a Self-Celebration for Trump at CPAC
Self-Care Is a Self-Celebration for Trump at CPAC

Trump said he planned to sign the order "very soon", but did not provide specifics or say whether a draft has already been prepared. "Today I'm proud to announce that I will be very soon signing an executive order requiring colleges and universities to support free speech if they want federal research dollars".

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  • Donald Trump warns against 'socialist nightmare' at conservative conference
Donald Trump warns against 'socialist nightmare' at conservative conference

Republicans hoped Trump's address would serve as a diversion to the Mueller investigation and to the testimony this week on Capitol Hill by the president's former personal attorney Michael Cohen implicating him in crimes. The White House has rejected Cohen's allegations and on Saturday, Trump said his talks with Kim were productive and could le...

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  • Death toll rises to 18 in Somalia bombing, clashes with militants
Death toll rises to 18 in Somalia bombing, clashes with militants

Haile said the area around the hotel is among the most heavily guarded streets in the city but the terrorists have been able to stage repeated attacks by bribing police or threatening their families. In October 2017 a truck bombing in a busy neighbourhood of the capital killed over 500 people, the deadliest attack in Somalia to date. "This action...

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  • Trump leaves Hanoi without a deal after abrupt end to Kim summit
Trump leaves Hanoi without a deal after abrupt end to Kim summit

US intelligence officials have said there is no sign North Korea will give up its entire arsenal of nuclear weapons, which Kim's ruling family sees as vital to its survival, and analysts say Pyongyang is unlikely to commit to significant steps without an easing of punishing USA -led sanctions.

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  • Welcome home, Abhinandan: Politicians and celebrities applaud India's 'brave son'
Welcome home, Abhinandan: Politicians and celebrities applaud India's 'brave son'

On the Indian side, a woman and her two children died after their house was pulverised by a mortar shell. But clashes in Kashmir continued throughout Friday and Saturday. Buzdar said: "This move will help de-escalte tensions between India and Pakistan ". "That high moral ground you had bequeathed to yourselves slipped at the end".

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  • India pilot RELEASED: Moment Abhinandan released by Pakistan in 'peace gesture'
India pilot RELEASED: Moment Abhinandan released by Pakistan in 'peace gesture'

Varthaman was accompanied to the border by the International Committee of the Red Cross. The Air Vice Marshal did not take any question from the media. Long-standing tensions between neighbouring India and Pakistan further exacerbated after Islamabad downed an Indian jet conducting a mission over the disputed region of Kashmir.

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  • Thursday forecast: Warming through Friday, arctic air with snow this weekend
Thursday forecast: Warming through Friday, arctic air with snow this weekend

Snow and sleet will develop by the evening, becoming steadier and heavier overnight and into Monday morning. Temperatures in the teens and 20s will continue to keep the snow sticking to the roads. Expect snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. It appears that there may only be a few scattered snow showers Sa...

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  • India claims air strike on Pakistani territory killed large number of militants
India claims air strike on Pakistani territory killed large number of militants

It wasn't until morning when "we saw soldiers and learned from them that Indian planes dropped bombs in our village", he said. Pakistan's military spokesman, Maj. Modi has vowed a strong response to the deadly single assault. "We encourage India and Pakistan to exercise restraint, and avoid escalation at any cost", Pompeo said in a statement ...

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  • AOC: Rashida Tlaib was courageous to call Mark Meadows a racist
AOC: Rashida Tlaib was courageous to call Mark Meadows a racist

She said she attended the hearing to support the president and stand up to Cohen, who she blasted as a "liar". Patton also accused Cohen, former lawyer to Trump, of falsely claiming during his testimony before Congress that he never sought employment with the Trump administration.

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  • Labour to push for Commons vote on second Brexit referendum - John McDonnell
Labour to push for Commons vote on second Brexit referendum - John McDonnell

May's decision to give lawmakers more say over the outcome was an attempt to see off a rebellion by lawmakers and ministers in her own party who had warned they could vote on Wednesday with opposition parties to grab control of Brexit . If it were to pass, Labour would then abstain on May's deal. Jeremy Corbyn has declared Labour will back a s...

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  • Minister George Eustice quits over Brexit delay vote
Minister George Eustice quits over Brexit delay vote

The U.K. opposition Labour Party is now officially backing a second Brexit referendum after Parliament turned down its alternative plan for the country's divorce from the EU. "Today, above all, we need a decision", Barnier said at a press conference in Vienna. If May's deal is rejected, parliament will get to vote by March 13 on whether or no...

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  • Cohen's testimony on Trump dealings will resume next week
Cohen's testimony on Trump dealings will resume next week

Testimony on Wednesday from Michael Cohen , Donald Trump's prison-bound ex-friend and fixer, served up plenty of major revelations about the real estate heir's rise to the presidency. The panel intends to summon Allen Weisselberg, the chief financial officer of the Trump Organization, for a hearing, but a date hasn't been set, an official famili...

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  • Trump rebuked by parents of man tortured in North Korea - International
Trump rebuked by parents of man tortured in North Korea - International

North Korea's foreign minister says Pyongyang's position will not change even if the U.S. seeks further talks. The North's Korean Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son-hui also said leader Kim "may have lost his enthusiasm for a deal between the North and the US down the road".

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  • Pakistan, India say shot down each other's warplanes
Pakistan, India say shot down each other's warplanes

In a media briefing in New Delhi, foreign ministry spokesman Raveesh Kumar said a pilot was "missing in action". "After PAF decided on targets, two Indian jets entered Pakistani airspace". Mark Martin, founder and chief executive at Martin Consulting India, said about 800 flights a day use the India-Pakistan air corridor, making it "very critical...

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  • Cohen arrives for secret testimony to House Intel Committee
Cohen arrives for secret testimony to House Intel Committee

Trump is a racist", Cohen stated. Trump's longtime fixer directed most of his fire at his old boss. He said, no collusion with the Russian hoax. But Cohen's five hours of testimony, at times angry and at others emotional, produced no fresh evidence that Trump or his campaign colluded with Russian Federation during the race, or evidence of finan...

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  • PM Trudeau reflecting on Wilson-Raybould's presence in Liberal caucus
PM Trudeau reflecting on Wilson-Raybould's presence in Liberal caucus

The pressure: Former AG Jody Wilson-Raybould said top Trudeau aides pressured her in the final months of 2018 to agree to a settlement. The RCMP first laid corruption and fraud charges against SNC-Lavalin in February 2015 over allegations that it used bribery as it sought government business in Libya.

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  • Risks for Colombia of a military intervention in Venezuela
Risks for Colombia of a military intervention in Venezuela

He said the United States was imposing more sanctions on four pro-government governors, including a close Maduro ally who negotiated the release of an American jailed for more than two years. He also said USA sanctions against officials of the Maduro regime will continue. "Trying to manage the Guaido situation has become a real problem for the ...

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  • Indian Air Force jet crashes in Budgam, one killed
Indian Air Force jet crashes in Budgam, one killed

According to the local source, the Mi-17V-5 helicopter of Indian Air Force crashed near Budgam, 7 km from the Srinagar International Airport. On 14 February, 2019, more than 40 CRPF personnel were martyred in Pulwama after a terrorist rammed his explosive-laden SUV auto into the convoy of security forces.

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  • UK's Labour says will back second Brexit referendum
UK's Labour says will back second Brexit referendum

Speaking earlier today in parliament, the Prime Minister said any changes to the divorce agreement with the European Union would have to be put before parliament ahead of any Brexit deal. The Bank of England also forecast in November that a no-deal Brexit in March would cause the United Kingdom economy to shrink by about 8 % within a year, t...

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  • Amtrak train still stranded near Eugene after hitting tree on tracks Sunday
Amtrak train still stranded near Eugene after hitting tree on tracks Sunday

None of the passengers are injured, but the situation has grown worse due to more snow fall and more fallen trees, Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari told CNN . Scot Naparstek, Amtrak's executive vice president, apologized to customers in a statement . The train is also stuck in a dead zone for cell phone reception for numerous passengers, preven...

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  • IAF: Pakistan scrambles jets over 'India airspace violation'
IAF: Pakistan scrambles jets over 'India airspace violation'

In a press conference, Gokhale said India struck the biggest camp of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) in Balakot , which was headed by Maulana Yusuf Azhar alias Ustad Ghauri, brother-in-law of JeM chief Masood Azhar . "I pledge on this soil, I will not let the country die, I will not let the country stop". And although his ratings have dropped to their l...

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  • Mother, daughter charged in family murders say victims 'wanted to die'
Mother, daughter charged in family murders say victims 'wanted to die'

The bodies were found during a welfare check on the apartment Monday afternoon. Both Shana and Dominique Decree were both hospitalized before they were taken into police custody, where they originally claimed Shana's boyfriend and two other men killed their relatives, but spared their lives, WGAL reported .

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  • Trump's Ex-Lawyer Could Reveal His
Trump's Ex-Lawyer Could Reveal His "Lies, Racism And Cheating"

Such testimony would mark the first time Cohen accused Trump of criminal conduct while serving as president. Cohen is also set to be questioned by the Senate and House intelligence committees on Tuesday and Thursday, but those sessions will take place behind closed doors.

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