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Worldwide Syrian Kurds Claim Turkey's 'Operation Olive Branch' Has Failed
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Ankara has been infuriated by the USA support for the YPG, which is one of several issues that have brought ties between Washington and its Muslim NATO ally close to breaking point. He called it a grave and very painful situation, accusing the United States of working with terrorist organizations. Damascus regards Ankara as its mortal enemy, and when the Afrin Operation began Al-Assad described it as part of "the policy the Turkish regime had adopted since the first day of the ...

Worldwide Trump Says He Is Willing to Testify Under Oath in Mueller Probe
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However, according to the source, McGahn did not threaten to resign directly to the President. Sessions was the first member of Trump's Cabinet known to have been questioned by Mueller's office. Blumenthal is also calling for the Judiciary Committee to release transcripts of its closed-door meeting with Donald Trump Jr. claiming there is potentially "explosive" evidence that Mueller's team needs to see.

Worldwide White House: 'Flake-Graham-Durbin' Agreement on Immigration 'Dead on Arrival'
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Democrats and even some Republicans have criticized the president for his approach to the immigration deal-making, saying they were looking for more concrete guidance from him about the contours of a bill he would sign. The goal is to produce consensus legislation that would be the starting point for Senate debate on immigration, which is expected to begin February 8, said Sens.

Worldwide Trump set to promote 'America First' to global elite in Davos
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Speaking at a joint press conference in the World Economic Forum in Davos on Thursday, the US President said they had a "great relationship" and wanted to dispel claims that there was tension between them. On Thursday, he said that that the U.S. has a peace proposal, which he characterized as "a great proposal for the Palestinians" and a "very good proposal for Israel".

Worldwide Tillerson Calls Out Russia For Not Holding Syrian Regime Accountable
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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday that Russian Federation was responsible for recent chemical weapons attacks in the Syrian province of East Gutha, AFP reports. France, which is a permanent UN Security Council member, hosted a foreign ministerial meeting on the issue in Paris on Tuesday. Haley criticized Russian Federation for accepting the JIM's conclusions when they pointed to Islamic State militants being responsible for gas attacks, but not when they found the ...

Worldwide Foreign fighters in Syria turn their weapons on Turkey
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The United States has around 2,000 special forces troops in Syria, officially as part of an worldwide US-led coalition, assisting the Kurds in battle against Islamic State. The US and other governments have urged for a de-escalation of tensions, calling on Turkey to "exercise restraint in its military actions" and ensure "its operations are limited in scope and duration".

Worldwide Spokesman for Trump campaign adviser among Americans killed in Kabul
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Two other US citizens were injured. State Department Spokesman Heather Nauert says the USA condemns the attack and offers condolences to the family and friends of those killed. Investigators are still looking into how the militants were able to get past privately-owned Kabul Balkh Safety & Security guards and launch the assault with guns and grenades.

Worldwide Two suspects still at large in deputy shooting
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The sheriff's office says Gumm was shot after deputies were called to an "assault in progress" and saw one of the suspects run behind a house. The foundation identified the deputy as 32-year-old Heath Gumm, but the Adams County Sheriff's Office would not confirm the deputy's identity to Denver7.

Worldwide Hancock knocks Trump for 'sanctuaries' threat, and Trump didn't mind
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At the beginning of his term, the president tapped Ben Carson, a conservative pundit and retired pediatric neurosurgeon with no previous experience in housing, urban policy or government, to be secretary of the U.S. "The U.S. Conference of Mayors is proud to be a bipartisan organization". Harp made the decision in a show of solidarity with other mayors of so-called sanctuary cities who decided not to go.

Worldwide 2 students dead, 17 injured in Kentucky high school shooting
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Matt Bevin to offer condolences on behalf of all Canadians. This is the second shooting at a U.S. high school in the last 24 hours. Some students from Marshall County High School were taken to a trauma center in Nashville for treatment after Tuesday morning's shooting.

Worldwide Super Bowl betting gets decidedly political twist
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How much will a single 30-second commercial cost advertiser for Super Bowl LII between the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles? If the Vikings had advanced to Super Bowl LII, it would have been the first team in National Football League history to play a Super Bowl at its home stadium.

Worldwide US Prez says Mexico wall idea is intact
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President Donald Trump claimed Thursday that Mexico is "now rated the number one most unsafe country in the world" in a bid to garner support for his long-promised wall along the US border with the country. The cost and scope of the proposed wall is a key element in any legislative deal. The U.S. president tweeted early the next morning that his country still needed the Wall for the "safety and security of our country", stating that Mexico would "directly or indirectly" pay for its ...

Worldwide Saudi-Led Coalition to Give $1.5B in Humanitarian Aid to Yemen
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The US-backed alliance, which also includes the United Arab Emirates, said in a statement it would operate an air bridge to Marib, set up 17 overland corridors for aid deliveries and lead the expansion of additional Yemeni ports to receive humanitarian and essential cargo.

Worldwide In shutdown fight, Democrats' Schumer keeps eye on November
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Second, without CHIP as a concern, Democrats should have more bargaining power. In an immigration bill, Republicans want increased border security funding and changes to extended family migration and the visa "lottery" system. Both Cotton and Perdue, Trump allies in the Senate, also stood up for the president after Durbin said he called African nations "s--hole" countries during one of the immigration meetings earlier this month.

Worldwide Afghanistan: Gunmen attack Save the Children office in Jalalabad, injure 11
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An Afghan official told global media, "A group of armed men then entered the compound". The provincial health department said 11 wounded people had been taken to hospital. The Taliban released a statement claiming responsibility. By about 10am dozens of Afghan Special Forces descended on the scene. This comes just days after a 17-hour siege by Taliban insurgents on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, which killed at least 43 people - many of whom were foreigners.

Worldwide TPP-11 members to sign trans-Pacific trade pact in March: Kyodo
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The official said the side agreement brings into force key commitments made by Japan to Canada and the U.S.in the original deal, but which were lost when the USA pulled out. Canada threw a spanner in the works at the APEC summit in Vietnam previous year derailing efforts to finalise a revamped deal. The agreement reached in Tokyo today is the right deal.

Worldwide ESA's give parents school choice
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The Week will feature 1,024 events and activities across the Grand Canyon State, including open house events at schools, school fairs, homeschool information sessions, and other celebrations. Trump praised Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, who was a school choice advocate before he appointed her to the position. Right now, there are 173 charter schools across the state.

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