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Worldwide Negotiations resuming amid Denver teacher strike
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It was just after 7 a.m. and the picket line was a frenzy as students arrived for school, the first day in 25 years in which Denver Public Schools' teachers were on strike. The district sees the disputed bonuses as key to boosting the academic performance of poor and minority students. Some teachers became ineligible for bonuses after their schools lost their official low-income status because parts of the city are undergoing gentrification.

Worldwide Newborn rescued from storm drain
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Following a nail-biting three-hour rescue mission, Garreth Jamieson of Rescue care confirmed that the little girl was alive and stable. "An intense rescue operation was started". "I was just like 'Get this baby out!'" After being located and extricated, the baby was flown to Inkosi Albert Luthuli Hospital for urgent care. "She has been awake‚ responsive and crying".

Worldwide Newborn baby found abandoned on road with umbilical cord still attached
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A newborn baby was found in the middle of a Californian road with her umbilical cord still attached. Fuentes reportedly brought the baby inside and unzipped the onesie to warm her, and noticed the umbilical cord. Authorities are seeking the mother. Witnesses describe the mother as a Latina who appeared to be in her early 20s. "He was approached by a female driving a white, smaller SUV", Undersheriff Pogue said.

Worldwide Trump Supporter Attacks BBC Cameraman at Texas Rally
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Skeans' colleagues say the apparent attack came after repeated verbal assaults on the media during the event. Footage from Skeans' camera, tweeted by O'Donoghue, suggested he and his equipment were knocked off balance for around 10 seconds, as he was filming Trump's speech.

Worldwide Snow, ice pellets on the way Tuesday, Environment Canada warns
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The precipitation is expected to turn back into snow by Tuesday night , as colder air settles over the city. The evening commute will be highly impacted. Meanwhile, Bruce and Grey counties are under a Winter Storm Watch . "I was born and raised here; we don't get these kinds of systems often". -Winter Weather Advisory.

Worldwide No-deal Brexit 'could cost 600000 jobs worldwide'
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Britain's economic slowdown should not be blamed entirely on Brexit , British Trade Minister Liam Fox said on Monday after data showed the economy a year ago grew at its slowest since 2012. Brexit minister Stephen Barclay will meet European Union negotiator Michel Barnier on Monday to discuss changes to the part of the exit deal relating to the "backstop", an insurance policy against the return of a hard border between European Union member Ireland and British-ruled Northern Ireland.

Worldwide Governor Northam digs himself further into hole in new interview
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A Virginia lawmaker is now suggesting he won't move forward Monday with plans to introduce an impeachment bill seeking the ouster of Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax . During the same press conference, Northam admitted to darkening his face for a costume. The first indentured servants from Africa landed on our shores in Old Point Comfort, what we call now Fort Monroe, and while - " Northam said on the show.

Worldwide Thailand to free Bahraini footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi
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Prosecutors made the decision after Thailand's foreign ministry sent a letter on Monday morning indicating that Bahrain had withdrawn its request for Al-Araibi, Chatchom Akapin, director general of the attorney general office's worldwide affairs department, said.

Worldwide AG Nominee Barr Clears Committee Ahead of Final Senate Vote
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He would replace acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker as the nation's top law enforcement official, who has been in the spot since Jeff Sessions was forced to resign in November. Barr said he takes seriously the department regulations that say Mueller's report should be confidential. When nominated the first time in 1991, the Senate approved Barr by unanimous voice vote.

Worldwide President Trump Defends Work Ethic After Private Schedules Leak
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The website Axios , citing 51 private schedules provided by a White House source, revealed that Trump spent 60 percent of his time since the day after November's midterm elections in "Executive Time" in his private quarters. Jon Tester, D-Mont., one of the negotiators, said on Fox News Sunday . Republicans balked at the Democrats' sub-cap offer, the source said. Aides have since said that the term refers to when the president watches television, reads newspapers and does other work, ...

Worldwide Serial killer Bruce McArthur to be sentenced today
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The second factor was McArthur's advanced age. He was sentenced to 11 concurrent life sentences, but applied for early parole after 15 years (the threshold at the time) and, when this was denied, applied at every future opportunity, causing the families of his victims reoccurring grief.

Worldwide PM: Naidu is Senior in Back-stabbing His Father-in-law
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Launching a scathing attack on Andhra Pradesh chief minister, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Chandrababu Naidu was definitely his senior, especially because he excelled in "backing his father-in-law, which I can not do". Besides the TDP, the Left parties and the Congress will also protest against Modi's visit. He said a defence corridor will bring industry and investment options and opportunities for the State's youth.

Worldwide Greek parliament approves Macedonia's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation accession
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The Greek Parliament on January 26 passed the Macedonia name-change deal with a majority of 153 votes in favour of the deal, while the 146 legislators voting against the deal, out of a total 300-seats in the Parliament. Many in the West hope the change will also limit the influence of Russian Federation, which has at times tried to exert influence on the soon to be North Macedonia.

Worldwide House Democrats divided on strategy to force release of Trump's tax returns
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Democrats have proposed requiring presidential and vice presidential candidates to release 10 years of tax returns as part of ethics legislation. Four Trump administration sources have told Politico that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin could block the tax returns' release on the grounds that Democrats would be unable to prevent someone from leaking them, which would be a felony.

Worldwide Russian Federation to prevent deployment of U.S. missiles to Baltic States
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Russian deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov said that Moscow will take comprehensive measures to ensure its security if the United States leaves the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. No one has come forward and said, you know what, you're right, U.S. Maybe Russia's not made a mistake here. He explained this process of creating a new agreement is still in the early stages, and the USA has yet to send any definite proposals.

Worldwide SCOTUS blocks Louisiana abortion law from taking effect
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Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights hailed the decision, telling The Washington Post , "The Supreme Court has stepped in under the wire to protect the rights of Louisiana women". Justice Brett Kavanaugh , the man who assured Sen. Kavanaugh wrote a dissenting opinion in which he said the court's action was premature because the state had made clear it would allow abortion providers an additional 45 days to obtain admitting privileges before it started ...

Worldwide Police seize $1.29 billion drug haul bound for Australia
Author: 0 Police seize $1.29 billion drug haul bound for Australia

Customs and Border Protection said . Australian authorities said Friday the joint U.S. The drugs were detected by USA authorities on January 9 with 25kgs of cocaine and 5kgs of heroin also located. They've been sending smaller amounts over the years. The shipment, marked as "loudspeakers", was bound for Australia, the CBP statement said. "We've got money, and we're willing to pay more for our drugs than anywhere else in the world".

Worldwide President Trump delivers State of the Union address
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Democrats have refused to acquiesce to his demands for a border wall , and Republicans are increasingly unwilling to shut down the government to help him fulfil his signature campaign pledge. Trump previously tried to pressure Congress into backing his idea by refusing to sign off on budgets for swathes of the federal government, leading to a five-week shutdown of some 800,000 government jobs.