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Global Media George Weah Sworn In As Liberia's President
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He was sworn in as president by the chief justice of the Supreme Court, Francis Korkpor. He spoke at a jam-packed Samuel Doe International stadium in Monrovia shortly after he took his oath of office as the 24th president of his country.

Global Media Emergency official: 5 missing after Oklahoma rig explosion
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The local sheriff says more than 20 employees were on site when a drilling rig exploded in eastern Oklahoma, and five remain unaccounted for. Secondary explosions continued at the rig but have since been extinguished, Enloe said. Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. said in a statement Monday that the cause of the fire remains unknown but that some of their employees "are unaccounted for at this time".

Global Media Federal Bureau of Investigation text: Lynch knew 'no charges will be brought' against Hillary
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Strzok has already been outed as anti-Trump, leading to his dismissal from the probe, and his past communications with Page showed a potential Justice Department bias towards Hillary Clinton . A June 30th draft incorporated that Clinton messaged with President Obama from her private server. In these recently discharged writings, Strzok is seen examining the progressions being set aside a few minutes.

Global Media USA to maintain military presence in Syria - Tillerson
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USA backing of Kurdish forces - the Syrian Democratic Forces - has given rise to concerns by the Syrian government, its sponsor Russian Federation, and by Turkey that the enclave could become a semi-autonomous region. As part of the investigation by the Diyarbakir's Chief Public Prosecutors Office, eight people were arrested in the southeastern province when anti-terrorism units carried out simultaneous operations across the province, the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to ...

Global Media The flu is now widespread in nearly every state
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While the federal government shutdown will likely leave the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention short-staffed, the CDC will continue to track the virus outbreak. Does H3N2 cause more severe symptoms than other flu strains? This flu season is seeming unusually unsafe this time . Adults without Medicare will be charge $15 for the flu shot.

Global Media Pence Seeks to Ease Jerusalem Tensions
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Members of the Joint List coalition of Arab parties had pledged to boycott the Pence speech in protest at a December 6 decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. However, that position angered the Palestinians, with whom Pence has no plans to meet, and which also caused displeasure among the Arab allies of the United States .

Global Media All you need to know about the latest Facebook changes
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But it scrapped the red warning icons that would appear next to fake news stories after research suggested it has the opposite effect. This leads to 'selective exposure, ' he said, where people are more likely to select news sources that they already agree with.

Global Media Iraq sentences German woman to death for joining Isis, reports say
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The unnamed woman, who has been sentenced to death by hanging, fled Germany with her two children who then married members of the brainwashed death cult. It comes after a different German girl, Linda Wenzel, was arrested a year ago after running away to join the jihadists. She is one of hundreds of foreign jihadists held by Iraqi authorities, who in December announced the defeat of IS after a gruelling three-year battle.

Global Media Rex Tillerson: The US
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Tillerson paid a discreet visit to the new United States embassy in London after Trump cancelled plans to open it himself - the latest in a spate of damaging rows. No date has been set, however, amid concerns from the White House about the level of protests against Trump. Prime Minister Theresa May is likely to use Tillerson's visit to help smooth tensions in the US-UK relationship after a series of ugly public spats between her and Trump.

Global Media White House: Flake-Graham-Durbin DACA Bill 'Giant Step In Wrong Direction'
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And every time we have a proposal , it is only yanked back by staff members'. "I am not surprised that the amnesty advocates are lashing out at Stephen Miller ", Jessica M. "Not only do they not consult us, they can't even get on the same page as their president - the president from their own party". The Senator refers specifically to Stephen Miller when he talks about the right wing, one of the few remaining original advisers to the Trump Administration, and who would have invited a ...

Global Media Pennsylvania GOP to seek a stop to gerrymandering case
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But the state's Republican-dominated legislature, which approved the current district map in 2011, has already said it would seek to overturn such a decision in federal court. The League of Women Voters' Pennsylvania chapter sued to invalidate the existing map, accusing the legislature of erasing prior district boundaries and reconstituting them with the goal of maximizing Republican voters' political advantage.

Global Media Fifteen people hospitalised in Sydney train crash
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It is believed the train hit the buffer at the end of the line. A meeting between representatives from rail operator Sydney Trains and the state's transport union, which had voted for a January 29 strike following failed negotiations over wage increases, was suspended following the incident on Monday morning, according to local media.

Global Media IOC creates pool of Russians eligible for Winter Olympics
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Multiple polls in South Korea show that over 70 percent of respondents say they oppose fielding a joint Korean women's hockey team at the PyeongChang Games. After North Korea announced its plans to send a 230-member cheering squad to Pyeongchang, Japanese Foreign Minister, Taro Kono warned of falling for Kim Jong-un's "charm offensive", suspecting that the country was buying time to develop its nuclear programme.

Global Media How can we get a bipartisan compromise on immigration? Ignore President Trump
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One will be to veto a bill that avoids a government shutdown, which means getting blamed for the ensuing problems and extending this controversy out further. A spokesman for Democratic Illinois Sen. Kamala Harris and Sen. A CBS News poll released Sunday found that 70 percent of Americans are in favor of DACA and even among Trump's supporters, a slim majority also support the program.

Global Media Kabul Hotel Attack Death Toll Could Rise To 43
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A Taliban assault on the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan's capital killed at least 18 people, including a foreigner, and pinned security forces down for more than 13 hours before the last attacker was killed yesterday, with the casualty toll expected to rise.

Global Media Germany's SPD votes in favor of coalition talks with Merkel
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There would be inevitable defeats, especially, if Schulz's SPD want to look like a government in waiting, but this option would be a tricky road for Merkel who has fashioned her image as one of a stable leader. The SPD and conservative blocs, which both bled support to the far right in the September 24 election, struck their preliminary deal after exploratory talks on renewing their ruling alliance that took office in 2013.

Global Media Misconduct allegations against Congressman Pat Meehan
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She later reached a confidential agreement with Meehan's office that included a settlement for an undisclosed amount to be paid from Meehan's congressional office fund. Meehan has been asked to return the taxpayers' money. The statement went on, saying that Meehan continues to call for "real reform to the process for resolving complaints so that those who are truly wronged are given a fair forum to be heard and vindicated, and those accused are provided with an ability to respond to baseless ...

Global Media Gov. Cuomo plans to keep Statue of Liberty open during government shutdown
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Cuomo, a Democrat, said the landmark in New York Harbor will be "back to work tomorrow". While the federal government has indicted that parks and monuments could stay open, there was uncertainty how that would work. This park is a symbol of NY and our values. But in Philadelphia, visitors were turned away at the Liberty Bell. Speaking to reporters from the southern tip of Manhattan Island with the Statue of Liberty in the background, Cuomo explained that the state will provide the $65,000 ...

Global Media British tourists in Jamaica warned to stay in resorts
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AUTHORITIES in Jamaica have declared a state of emergency in areas including the popular tourist town of Montego Bay amid a rise in violent crime. Maj Gen Rocky Meade, chief of defence staff of the Jamaican Defence Force, told the JIS: "All citizens of Jamaica, including the violence producers, can feel safe in the hands of the military, as long as you are not threatening the troops".

Global Media President Trump makes remarks during March for Life
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On the other hand, this is Donald Trump, and anyone with a brain knew he felt this way even before he actually verbalized it. "They'll go out and call him racist". Then Cotton and Perdue did the Sunday-morning TV circuit, and seemed to outright deny the claims. When Dickerson asked Cotton about the thrust of the remarks, as opposed to the President's word choice, Cotton said, "I did not hear derogatory comments about individuals or persons".

Global Media What Happens In A Government Shutdown?
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But this time he is arguing against it and is faulting Democrats for seeking to use the very kind of leverage he tried to utilize in 2013. But they have no guarantee of getting paid. fund the government", Mulvaney concluded. "You look and see the accomplishments of the tax relief plan and elimination of the individual mandate. the Democrat base is demanding from Pelosi and Schumer what will you do for us?" said Short.

Global Media California mudslides death toll rises after woman's body is found
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During the US 101 shut down, Amtrak added additional cars to its route between Santa Barbara and points east as travelers increasingly relied on rail service to get around the closure. Crews worked around the clock clearing drainage areas, stabilizing embankments and repairing guardrails and signs. The portion of the 101 Freeway in Santa Barbara County that was blocked for two weeks by debris and soil left by an onslaught of deadly mudslides has finally reopened, Caltrans officials said in a ...

Global Media Swiss business community eager for PM Modi's visit
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The WEF summit will be held in Davos on January 23. The Prime Minister said his government's achievements can't be measured based on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and demonetisation and the achievements are far and wide that have impacted the economy as a whole.