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Queen gives assent for Britain to leave EU

Queen Elizabeth II gave her formal assent Thursday for Britain to end its decades-long involvement in the European Union and seek a more independent but uncertain future at the end of the month. With the head of state’s ceremonial approval of the withdrawal legislation, Britain can finally leave its closest neighbours and trading partners after… Read More »

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China warns virus could mutate and spread as death toll rises

A new virus that has killed nine people, infected hundreds and reached the United States could mutate and spread, China warned Wednesday, as authorities scrambled to contain the disease during the Lunar New Year travel season. The coronavirus has caused alarm for its similarity to SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), which killed nearly 650 people… Read More »

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Trump to place travel restrictions on Nigeria, six others

United State President Donald Trump is planning to place travel restrictions to Nigeria and other six African and Asian countries, the Wall Street Journal reported. Government officials who have seen the list said new restrictions would apply to travelers and immigrants from Nigeria, Belarus, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Sudan and Tanzania. A senior Trump administration official… Read More »

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China: President Xi Jinping Reacts To Outbreak Of Corona Virus

The Chinese government announced on Tuesday that it was classifying the outbreak of Coronavirus in the same category as SARS. According to the government, those diagnosed with the disease will be compulsory isolated and the potential to implement quarantine measures on travel. China’s President Xi Jinping said that the virus must be “resolutely contained” and stressed that… Read More »

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In Washington, women march against Trump as election looms

Thousands of women marched through Washington on Saturday at a now-annual event opposing US President Donald Trump, striking a defiant note despite falling attendance numbers. Many protesters said they were horrified at the prospect of Trump’s winning four more years of power in November’s presidential election. In 2017, the day after Trump’s inauguration, more than… Read More »

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Trump trial likely to begin next Tuesday: Senate chief

The Senate impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump is likely to begin in seven days with key players sworn in later this week, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday. McConnell, a Republican senator from Kentucky, said he expected the House of Representatives to send the articles of impeachment against Trump to the upper chamber… Read More »

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Iraq warns of ‘collapse’ if Trump blocks oil cash

US President Donald Trump was outraged by the Iraqi parliament voting on January 5 to oust foreign forces, including some 5,200 American troops, who have helped local soldiers beat back jihadists since 2014. If troops were asked to leave, he threatened, “we will charge them sanctions like they’ve never seen before.” The US then delivered… Read More »

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Iran attacks bases housing US troops

Iran fired multiple missiles at two US military targets in Iraq on Tuesday night in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s decision last week to kill Qassem Soleimani, the leader of Iran’s elite military and intelligence force. The Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, a part of Iran’s military in which Soleimani was a leading figure, claimed responsibility… Read More »

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Prince William kisses Prince Louis in adorable new family snap

The Cambridge’s two eldest children were expected to attend the royal’s annual Christmas day church service at Sandringham for the first time on Wednesday. This is not the first time Kate has shared her own family photographs with the world. Previously Kensington Palace has distributed several photographs taken by the duchess to mark key milestones… Read More »

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Trump lashes out at evangelical magazine that called for his ouster

US President Donald Trump lashed out on Friday at a leading evangelical Christian publication after it branded him morally unfit to remain in the White House. Trump, in a series of tweets, accused Christianity Today magazine of being “far left” and claimed he was the best ally evangelicals have ever had as president. “No President… Read More »