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Worldwide House leaders square off on impeachment, Pelosi may send articles next week
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An impeachment trial against Donald Trump will be set in motion in the Senate next week, according to a letter sent on Friday by the House speaker, Nancy Pelosi , to colleagues. "I will be consulting with you at our Tuesday House Democratic Caucus meeting on how we proceed further", Ms Pelosi wrote. And pointing specifically to the report from the Wall Street Journal , Warren emphasized that the president "told his associates that he was under pressure to take Soleimani - and these ...

Worldwide West Texas Weather: All 4 Seasons This Weekend?
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The area includes several major Texas cities including Dallas, Houston and Austin. Severe weather threat for Saturday: The Storm Prediction Center outlines an area in which severe storms could develop Saturday including all of Alabama, much of Tennessee, Mississippi and western Georgia.

Worldwide Malaysia Airlines will avoid 'conflict airspace' of Iran
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An worldwide aviation team has been activated to support "effective coordination and communication" between airlines and countries as tensions mount in the Middle East after a USA drone attack killed an Iranian military commander, the global Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Tuesday.

Worldwide Pelosi announces war powers resolution as tensions with Iran escalate
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The split between the president and his Pentagon chief came amid heightened tensions with Tehran following a USA drone strike that killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani , the head of Iran's elite Quds Force. Those targets and war plans are routinely updated, including during the recent uptick in hostilities. Iran's announcement increases the threat posed by the country's nuclear program, Kelsey Davenport, director for Nonproliferation Policy at the Arms Control Association, told RFE/RL.

Worldwide Venezuela Socialists snatch Congress from Guaido in 'parliamentary coup'
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On Sunday, Guaido failed to secure re-election as the speaker of Venezuela's National Assembly, a post he received in January 2019 amid rotating leadership of the legislature by the country's opposition parties. An opposition list headed by Yaracuy State Deputy Parra was elected with a reported 81 of 150 votes to replace the Guaido-led board. Dozens of countries, including the United States, denounced Parra's appointment as illegitimate, and said they continued to recognize Guaido as ...

Worldwide Political blame game escalates over violence on JNU campus
Author: 0 Political blame game escalates over violence on JNU campus

Videos posted on social media showed attackers with bandanas covering their faces, wielding rods while roaming darkened hallways, and injured students with bloodied faces. "This clearly indicates that an attempt is being made at the behest of the government to intimidate students. The incident yesterday on the JNU campus is a very low point in our post independence history", Errol D'Souza, director of IIM Ahmedabad said in a tweet .

Worldwide British teenager in case of rape urges Boris to bring her home
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The lawyer added that the ordeal had been a nightmare for the young woman's family, with her mother quitting work in order to remain in Cyprus with her for the duration of the case. The jail sentence is suspended for three years, meaning if she commits a crime in this time she will go to prison. Papathanasiou also fined the woman 140 euros (AUD$227) and told her defence lawyers that the sentence could be activated if she commits another serious offense within three years.

Worldwide Brief weather break for Australian bushfires
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Though the impact of climate change on fire clouds is still a nascent field of research, scientists are concerned that climate change could make fire-induced storms more common, particularly as global warming drives more intense wildfires .

Worldwide Ex-Trump aide Bolton ready to testify in impeachment trial
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Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Ala.) were non-committal about Bolton when asked by reporters, but seemed to side with McConnell in wanting to hear opening arguments before voting. Lauren Gepford, the executive director the Missouri Democratic Party, said Republican senators have made it clear they won't serve as impartial jurors during a Senate trial.

Worldwide New York Bracing For Iranian Retaliation After Soleimani Killing: Mayor
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Qassem Soleimani, at the Baghdad airport. Iran told the United States that there would be a "harsh retaliation" for the death of Gen. Qassem Soleimani, who was head of Iran's elite Quds Force. "There are opportunities for them to cause real disruption and destruction", John Hultquist, director of intelligence analysis at the cybersecurity firm FireEye , told AP.

Worldwide In letter, US military tells Iraq it will withdraw
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And we'll continue to do all the things we need to do to keep America safe", Pompeo said on "Fox News Sunday, "We'll have to take a look at what we do when the Iraqi leadership and government makes a decision", he said. CJTF-OIR stands for Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve. "In addition, we will conduct these operations during hours of darkness to help alleviate any perception that we may be bringing more Coalition Forces into the IZ".

Worldwide Iran Begins Cyber Attacks Against U.S. Government Websites, Leaves Nuclear Deal
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Hackers claiming to be from Iran hacked a United States government website this morning. Earlier, websites of major U.S. banks including Bank of America as well as the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ suffered major disruptions after Iranian state-backed hackers carried out cyberattacks in response to the USA sanctions in 2012 and 2013.

Worldwide Iraq base housing U.S. troops hit
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People march as they take part in an anti-war protest amid increased tensions between the United States and Iran at Times Square in NY, U.S., January 4, 2020 . Soleimani was killed along with Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis , deputy commander of the Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF, or Hashd al-Shaabi), an Iran-backed umbrella organisation comprising several militias.

Worldwide Political War Erupts Over Masked Mob Attack In JNU Campus
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However, the police managed to dodge the students' blockade and continued to march towards the convention centre. "I appeal to all students to maintain the dignity of the university and peace on campus", he added. Jaishankar, who is also an alma mater of the university, wrote: "This is completely against the tradition and culture of the university" on Twitter. Her brother and former party chief Rahul Gandhi attacked the Central government.

Worldwide Top Iran General Was Planning To Kill
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US President Trump said on his Twitter account that Soleimani should have been killed several years ago for his involvement of killing thousands of Americans. We would assume, Greg, that the USA had him - had tracked his movements and knew where he was. Mr Hamdi was asked what he thought the "repercussions" of the killing would be and he said: "I think when we look at the dynamics in the region, let's look at Iran's possibilities and what they could possibly do".