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Fuel pipeline blaze in Mexico kills at least 20

Fuel pipeline blaze in Mexico kills at least 20

A leaking fuel pipeline triggers a massive blaze in central Mexico, killing at least 20 people and injuring another 54, officials say.
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AFP
Reporter - Snow chaos in the Alps

Reporter - Snow chaos in the Alps

Austria is snowed under -- to the delight of skiers and the horror of homeowners. Even older Austrians are amazed by the amount of snow that's fallen in a matter of days. Soldiers, firefighters and volunteers are helping in the most affected areas.
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Deutsche Welle
Van Dyke given nearly 7 years for McDonald death

Van Dyke given nearly 7 years for McDonald death

The white Chicago police officer who gunned down a black teenager in 2014 was sentenced Friday to nearly seven years in prison. The sentencing brought to an end to a historic centred on a shocking dashcam video .
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Associated Press
Chicago cop sentenced to more than six years for Laquan McDonald murder

Chicago cop sentenced to more than six years for Laquan McDonald murder

A judge sentences former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke to more than six years in prison, after a jury found him guilty of murder last year in the 2014 shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald.
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Reuters
Romney urges deal on border wall amid shutdown

Romney urges deal on border wall amid shutdown

U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah says he supports President Donald Trump's push for a border wall that has led to a government shutdown and questioned why Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi won't agree to "another few miles" of barriers.
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Associated Press
Bauhaus design turns 100

Bauhaus design turns 100

Bauhaus, the design school that left its mark on everything from teapots to tower blocks and iPhones to Ikea, marks its centenary this year. The influence of Bauhaus, created during the turbulent period between the world wars and finally chased ou...
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AFP
Brexit bullion: fear of no-deal triggers Irish gold rush

Brexit bullion: fear of no-deal triggers Irish gold rush

In a windowless vault under the streets of Dublin there’s a pot of gold owned by anxious investors worried by the prospect of a no-deal Brexit. In 2018, Irish gold broker and safe-deposit business Merrion Vaults saw a 70 per cent rise in clients f...
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AFP
Funeral held for rookie officer killed in shooting

Funeral held for rookie officer killed in shooting

A 22-year-old California officer killed weeks into the job was a dedicated daughter and sister who represented the best of the police community, family and fellow officers said Friday at a packed memorial service.
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Associated Press
Woman missing in Burkina Faso alive ‘as far as we know’: Trudeau

Woman missing in Burkina Faso alive ‘as far as we know’: Trudeau

The prime minister says a Quebec woman missing in Burkina Faso for more than a month is presumed still alive. Justin Trudeau says the government wants to “reassure” the family of Edith Blais that it is working hard on the case.
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Canadian Press
Migrants arrested in Arizona after crossing border

Migrants arrested in Arizona after crossing border

The U.S. Border Patrol says a group of 376 Central Americans, nearly all from Guatemala, were arrested Monday after they used seven short holes dug under a border barrier to cross into Arizona.
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Associated Press
Women's marches hope to sidestep controversy

Women's marches hope to sidestep controversy

Women's marches this weekend in the U.S. will try to build political pressure against President Trump ahead of the 2020 elections, while global marches will protest violence against women, among other issues.
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Reuters
AP Top Stories January 18

AP Top Stories January 18

Here are the top stories for Friday, Jan. 18th: 2nd Trump-Kim summit announced; Pelosi hits Trump for 'leaking' details of war-zone trip; Sentencing hearing held in Laquan McDonald case; Rescued Russian baby recovers after building collapse.
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Associated Press
William Baldwin offers ‘wisdom’ for niece Hailey and Justin Bieber

William Baldwin offers ‘wisdom’ for niece Hailey and Justin Bieber

William Baldwin says he has some advice for his niece Hailey Baldwin on her marriage to Canadian pop star Justin Bieber. The actor says after 28 years with his wife, singer Chynna Phillips, he has insight into show-biz relationships.
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Canadian Press
Shutdown and border wall hit close to home for indigenous people

Shutdown and border wall hit close to home for indigenous people

At the Indigenous Peoples March in Washington, DC, participants from communities across the US say the shutdown, and the proposed border wall that caused it, "effectively cripples" their livelihood.
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AFP
Syria farmer turns ferryman as river engulfs hometown

Syria farmer turns ferryman as river engulfs hometown

The alleyways of the Syrian town of Darkush are normally thronged with pedestrians but since the swollen Orontes River burst its banks, Abu Ihab's boat provides the main way of getting around.
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AFP
Trump, Kim to meet at second nuclear summit

Trump, Kim to meet at second nuclear summit

The White House announced a second summit will be held between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jung Un, likely at the end of February, as Pyongyang's nuclear envoy met Trump at the White House. Vanessa Johnston has more.
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Reuters
Egypt's largest secondhand book market faces uncertain future

Egypt's largest secondhand book market faces uncertain future

Nearly 130 book sellers at "Soor Al-Azbakeya" in Egypt's capital Cairo hold their own book fair on a sidewalk, offering secondhand books at low prices. The Azbakeya book market is known as the oldest market for secondhand books in Egypt, but its f...
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AFP
El Chapo trial: govt. shows escape tunnel video

El Chapo trial: govt. shows escape tunnel video

A girlfriend of notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman described how the two escaped from Mexican marines by using a hydraulic lift bathtub that led to a sewer tunnel. Prosecutors showed video of the raid and tunnel in court.
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Associated Press
Federal workers rally in Detroit over shutdown

Federal workers rally in Detroit over shutdown

Government workers rally outside a federal building in Detroit to condemn the shutdown
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Associated Press
'March for Life' protesters reach US Supreme Court

'March for Life' protesters reach US Supreme Court

Hundreds of 'March for Life' participants reach the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC, after walking from the Mall to protest the practice and legality of abortion.
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AFP
French actress Deneuve to auction personal YSL collection

French actress Deneuve to auction personal YSL collection

French screen legend Catherine Deneuve's personal clothing collection designed by her friend Yves Saint Laurent will go under the hammer in Paris and online on January 24.
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AFP
Pelosi accuses Trump of endangering troops, lawmakers

Pelosi accuses Trump of endangering troops, lawmakers

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday accused President Donald Trump of putting American troops and civilians working in Afghanistan in danger by publicizing a planned congressional trip to the war-torn country. Colette Luke has more.
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Reuters
President Trump to hold a second summit with the leader of North Korea

President Trump to hold a second summit with the leader of North Korea

President Donald Trump is to hold a second summit with the leader of North Korea near the end of February to try to coax the North to give up its nuclear programme. The announcement came at the White House on Friday after Mr Trump met with a Nort...
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Press Association
British sailor ‘relieved’ after acquittal in gang rape case

British sailor ‘relieved’ after acquittal in gang rape case

Darren Smalley, a British sailor accused in an alleged gang rape case at a Halifax-area military base, expressed relief after his acquittal Friday. A Crown lawyer said the court found the complainant’s testimony was not credible.
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Canadian Press
'Serbian Knights' plunge into icy river for Epiphany swim

'Serbian Knights' plunge into icy river for Epiphany swim

Men from a Serbian knights organisation dive into Belgrade's chilly Sava river to retrieve a wooden cross in a religious rite held on the eve of Epiphany, a Christian holiday marking the baptism of Jesus. The icy epiphany swim is a tradition held ...
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AFP
Animals enjoy the snow at Knowsley Safari Park

Animals enjoy the snow at Knowsley Safari Park

As snow fell across parts of the UK, animals at Knowsley Safari Park were enjoying the wintry conditions.
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Press Association
Lebanon's winter storm floods Beirut houses

Lebanon's winter storm floods Beirut houses

Several houses in the southern suburbs of Beirut have been ravaged by a winter storm battering Lebanon in recent days, washing away dozens of fishing boats.
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AFP
Jimmy Carter marks 40 years of US-China relations

Jimmy Carter marks 40 years of US-China relations

Forty years after diplomatic relations were solidified between the US and China, President Jimmy Carter and the Chinese Ambassador stress the importance of partnership moving forward.
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Associated Press
Trump speaks to activist at March for Life rally

Trump speaks to activist at March for Life rally

The 46th Annual March for Life rally was held on the National Mall in Washington D.C. Friday afternoon, an event to demonstrate objections to the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v Wade decision.
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Associated Press
Young Nicaraguans risk everything to go see the Pope in Panama

Young Nicaraguans risk everything to go see the Pope in Panama

Young Nicaraguans who participated in anti-government protests against President Daniel Ortega have to give up on their dream to go to Panama for World Youth Day and see Pope Francis, and the ones who will make the journey might risk being detaine...
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AFP
Pelosi accuses White House of 'dangerous' leak

Pelosi accuses White House of 'dangerous' leak

Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
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Associated Press
Liberals have ‘no plan’ for Canadians detained in China: O’Toole

Liberals have ‘no plan’ for Canadians detained in China: O’Toole

Conservative MP Erin O’Toole says a committee meeting with Canada’s ambassador to China gave him no confidence the government has a plan to resolve the issue of Canadians detained in China. John McCallum says the issue is a “top priority.”
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Canadian Press
Brussels watches Brexit drama - with popcorn

Brussels watches Brexit drama - with popcorn

As British lawmakers battle over the Brexit deal, in Brussels EU negotiators are left watching and waiting. They're torn between Brexit boredom and a nagging concern that it's wasting time they could be spending on other European issues. Alastair Mac
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Reuters
Wayward cat rescued from Indiana dam

Wayward cat rescued from Indiana dam

A wayward cat is safe after it was rescued from a dam in Huntington, Indiana. Amateur video captured the incident from high above.
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Associated Press
Czech teen with paralysis paints with her mouth

Czech teen with paralysis paints with her mouth

Barbora Sedlackova uses her mouth to create beautiful paintings after she was paralyzed from neck down at the age of six.
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Reuters
First group of migrants start trek across Mexico

First group of migrants start trek across Mexico

The first members of a new caravan of Central American migrants trying to reach the United States start walking across southern Mexico after earlier crossing the Guatemala-Mexico border.
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AFP
Naked pics from strangers

Naked pics from strangers

BBC Minute's Ione Wells investigates the rising trend of 'cyberflashing' where naked photos are being sent by strangers to people's phones.
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BBC News
AP Debrief: Cohen Buzzfeed story unconfirmed

AP Debrief: Cohen Buzzfeed story unconfirmed

The report by BuzzFeed, citing two unnamed law enforcement officials, says that Trump directed Cohen to lie to Congress and that Cohen regularly briefed Trump on the Moscow project. The Associated Press has not independently confirmed the report.
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Associated Press
School shooting suspect's medical records an issue

School shooting suspect's medical records an issue

Lawyers for Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz say his confidential medical records were improperly disclosed to a state investigative panel.
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Associated Press
Prince Philip's active moments

Prince Philip's active moments

Prince Philip's moments
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ITN
Sweden finally forms a government, four months after the country's election

Sweden finally forms a government, four months after the country's election

Sweden's parliament handed Social Democrat leader Stefan Lofven a second term in office on Friday, ending more than four months of deadlock after an inconclusive election that had allowed a populist party to threaten the traditional balance of power.
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Reuters
Hundreds gather for concert ahead of annual march for life

Hundreds gather for concert ahead of annual march for life

Hundreds gather for a concert in Washington ahead of the annual 'March for Life'. It's the 46th year of the event which sees Pro-life campaigners walk from the Mall to the Supreme Court.
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AFP
Mauritania nomadic festival kicks off in Nouakchott

Mauritania nomadic festival kicks off in Nouakchott

The 10th edition of the Mauritanian Nomadic festival kicks off in Nouakchott with a horse race, camel parade and a concert featuring Canadian and Mauritanian artists.
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AFP
Food pantry busy with unpaid Coast Guard members

Food pantry busy with unpaid Coast Guard members

A coalition of Coast Guard-related nonprofit groups has opened a pop-up food pantry at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy to help unpaid government workers put food on the table.
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Associated Press
Syrian refguees in Lebanon hit by freezing temperatures

Syrian refguees in Lebanon hit by freezing temperatures

Tens of thousands of Syrian refugees in camps in the Bekaa Valley in eastern Lebanon have been hit by harsh winter weather, including torrential rains and freezing temperatures.
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AFP
'Why shouldn't girls learn how to code?'

'Why shouldn't girls learn how to code?'

Coding Girls is giving young girls in Nigeria the chance to get into what is a male-dominated sector.
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BBC News
Rare super blood wolf moon will be visible this weekend

Rare super blood wolf moon will be visible this weekend

A rare super blood wolf moon will be visible this weekend. Space.com says there won't be another one until at least 2033. A super blood wolf moon is the combination of a full moon, "supermoon" and a total lunar eclipse. To see the special moon, y...
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Canadian Press
The anti-vaccination movement in brief

The anti-vaccination movement in brief

The anti-vaccination movement has just been listed as one of this year's top 10 health threats by the World Health Organization. So why do some people oppose vaccinations? #Anti-vaccination #WHO #threat
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TRT World