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World News Catalonia's Puigdemont doesn't rule out return to Spain
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Puigdemont fled to Brussels after Spain seized control of Catalonia over the parliament's October 27 declaration of independence. The politician is facing arrest in Spain on charges of sedition and rebellion. The court said it was too early to do so while Catalonia's newly-elected parliament was not back to normal yet. The row over Puigdemont's candidacy will come to a head on Tuesday when the Catalan parliament plans to vote on it.

World News 'Absence of moral leadership': United States diplomat quits Myanmar panel
Author: 0 'Absence of moral leadership': United States diplomat quits Myanmar panel

Rights and media groups have criticized Myanmar's civilian government led by Suu Kyi for continuing to use laws that were favored by the military junta that previously ruled the country to muzzle critics. It was not clear whether Duterte made the remark during the just concluded Association of Southeast Asian Nations - India Commemorative Summit here.

World News Clinton Adviser Accused of Sexual Harassment Kept on Campaign Staff
Author: 0 Clinton Adviser Accused of Sexual Harassment Kept on Campaign Staff

A Clinton rep gave the paper a statement from Utrecht, Kleinfeld, Fiori, Partners, a law firm that represented the campaign in 2008. "This complaint was no exception". She signed a nondisclosure agreement and isn't commenting. CBS News has connected for input. Hillary Clinton decided not to fire a senior executive on her 2008 presidential campaign team, despite the fact that he had been accused of sexual harassment , multiple sources reported Friday.

World News Republic Day observed as 'black day' in Kashmir
Author: 0 Republic Day observed as 'black day' in Kashmir

The Pune Anti-Terrorism Squad had reportedly questioned the 18-year-old in 2015 when they found that she had been in touch with the Islamic State group. "All are directed to please ensure that frisking of ladies at the (venues) is done meticulously and with utmost caution so as to thwart the designs of anti-national elements", read the alert.

World News Bombardment continues in Syria's Ghouta after ceasefire talk
Author: 0 Bombardment continues in Syria's Ghouta after ceasefire talk

De Mistura told reporters that Secretary General Antonio Guterres would decide whether the United Nations would takes part in next week's Syrian National Dialogue Congress in Sochi. When asked about the outcome of the meetings between the opposition and a number of worldwide officials, al-Zu'bi said that all these meetings came to reveal to the parties concerned to resolve the Syrian crisis, was the reality of the Syrian regime and its inflexible stance.

World News Donald Trump to launch legislative framework on immigration
Author: 0 Donald Trump to launch legislative framework on immigration

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ) program, instituted under President Obama and reversed by President Trump , has protected these young adults from deportation. But Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), who is regarded by many as an anti-immigration hardliner, praised the White House's proposal. This would include $25 billion for a border wall , though it won't be like the one Trump promised during his campaign rallies.

World News Dozens lifeless in South Korea hospital blaze
Author: 0 Dozens lifeless in South Korea hospital blaze

According to media reports, at least 37 people were killed and more than 140 injured in the blaze at the Sejong Hospital in Miryang. Jang Yeong-jae, a surviving patient, said he was on the second floor when nurses screamed "Fire!" in the hallway and urged people to leave through the emergency exits.

World News On line casino king Wynn rolls snake eyes in intercourse harassment report
Author: 0 On line casino king Wynn rolls snake eyes in intercourse harassment report

Wynn , in a statement to the Journal , said " The idea that I ever assaulted any woman is preposterous ". "It is deplorable for anyone to find themselves in this situation", Wynn's statement said. In 2017, Wynn was named the Republican National Committee's finance chair. Wynn put close to $1 million behind the Republican Party in the 2016 election cycle, according to Forbes .

World News Mattis: Thaw between North and South Korea should not distract from denuclearization
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U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday praised his administration's efforts to rally worldwide support to squeeze North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. The government, political parties and organisations of North Korea held a joint conference in Pyongyang , calling for improvement of relations between the two Koreas, the official media reported Thursday.

Author: 0 Massive blast near embassies kills 40, injures 140 in Kabul

Nasrat Rahimi told AFP: "The suicide bomber used an ambulance to pass through the checkpoints". We all must unite to vanquish this nexus of terror. The injured have been taken to hospitals across the Afghan capital, said spokesman Wahid Majrooh of the Ministry of Public Health, who confirmed the casualties.

Author: 0 Och-Ziff Capital Management (OZM): Following the Numbers

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World News Two-thirds of startups ill-prepared for GDPR
Author: 0 Two-thirds of startups ill-prepared for GDPR

Of these, just under half of businesses, and just over a third of charities, have made changes to cyber security practices, including creating or improving cyber security procedures, hiring new staff and installing or updating anti-virus software.

World News Soros calls Facebook and Google a 'menace' to society
Author: 0 Soros calls Facebook and Google a 'menace' to society

North Korea has been fanning fears of World War 3 by refusing to heed calls for denuclearisation - with leader Kim engaging President Trump in an escalating war of words. A representative from Facebook had no comment on the remarks. To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below.

World News Trump willing to talk to Mueller under oath
Author: 0 Trump willing to talk to Mueller under oath

Meanwhile, Cobb said Mueller's office and Trump's personal lawyers are working out arrangements in advance of any questioning of the president. "I'm looking forward to itm, actually", Trump said. President Trump could face Special Counsel Robert Mueller within weeks as at least one aspect of Mueller's Russian Federation probe - whether Trump or his aides obstructed justice - could wrap up soon, legal experts said.

World News No More Palestinian Aid Unless They Accept Peace Talks
Author: 0 No More Palestinian Aid Unless They Accept Peace Talks

On December 6, 2017, Trump says "it is time to officially recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel ", breaking with the policies of his predecessors and outraging Palestinian leaders. "The thing people don't realize is these people have made their mark in markets in real estate", Netanyahu said, before going on to stress that the central issue isn't land - the position Palestinians take - but recognition of Israel .

World News A-10 Warthogs Deploy to Afghanistan to Strike Taliban Drug Facilities
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A newly declassified investigation says the USA military knew about dozens of reported human rights abuses by Afghan military and police, but used a legal loophole to keep funding the offending Afghan units. A squadron of A-10C Thunderbolt II ground attack aircraft has arrived in Afghanistan in support of the bolstered air campaign against the Taliban and other extremist forces, officials announced Tuesday.

World News England women's coach Phil Neville apologises for controversial tweets
Author: 0 England women's coach Phil Neville apologises for controversial tweets

His tweets were already out in the public domain by then. But the 41-year-old was attracting criticism on social media for a message he posted to his Twitter account back in 2012. The Mark Sampson palaver - which saw the former England women's team manager sacked for racially discriminatory remarks towards members of the squad - reflected quite appallingly on the FA, with the national governing body being slated from all quarters about their handling of the issue.

World News Melania Trump goes to Holocaust museum after skip Davos tour
Author: 0 Melania Trump goes to Holocaust museum after skip Davos tour

Following her appearance at the museum, Trump's third wife arrived in Palm Beach, Fla., according to the Palm Beach Post . "However it is likewise through our common mankind that we meet up now in recognition, quality, and love". It was the couple's anniversary on January 22 and it was thought the couple may celebrate in Davos. Since seen returning to the White House on January 15 from a weekend away at Mar-a-Lago, Melania Trump hasn't been photographed.

World News Man shot in Sydney 'after stabbing police officer'
Author: 0 Man shot in Sydney 'after stabbing police officer'

A man has been shot dead by police after he allegedly stabbed an officer in Sydney on Friday. "An officer attached to a specialist command sustained stab wounds and has been taken to hospital after a confrontation", the statement said. "I was out the back vacuuming when all of a sudden I heard four or five gunshots", she said. Pedro Casemiro was walking to the gym across the road from the hotel when he heard police cars rush past with their sirens.

World News Wisconsin men's basketball: Wisconsin prepares to face Iowa
Author: 0 Wisconsin men's basketball: Wisconsin prepares to face Iowa

More good ball movement from Iowa (11-11, 2-7) led to an assortment of easy looks and an early lead that proved insurmountable for the Badgers , who lost for the fourth time in their past five Big Ten contests. Ranked sixth in the nation in assist average (18.6 per game), the Hawkeyes finished with 20. The win is Iowa's largest over Wisconsin in 21 years.

Author: 0 Trump teases conservatives with big wall, liberals with citizenship path

The White House will propose restricting family-based immigration to spouses and minor children, excluding adult children, siblings and other relatives, according to reports. We're not looking at amnesty. "I enjoyed working with my colleagues - on both sides of the aisle - as we searched for breakthroughs that would not only keep the government running, but ultimately make it work for the American people".

World News Trump marks one-year anniversary with shutdown
Author: 0 Trump marks one-year anniversary with shutdown

The compromise bill passed a key procedural hurdle in the Senate by an overwhelming majority of 81-18, with final approval in the chamber expected by day's end. Throughout his speech , Senator Schumer used the phrase "Trump Shutdown" - to counter a Republican move to present it as a "Schumer Shutdown". MCEVERS: One of the issues that was reported - that came out that, you know, Democrats and Republicans didn't necessarily know where President Trump stood on this.

World News Karnataka Bandh Over Mahadayi River Dispute, BJP Alleges Political Conspiracy
Author: 0 Karnataka Bandh Over Mahadayi River Dispute, BJP Alleges Political Conspiracy

Auto rickshaws and cabs were available in Bengaluru but in fewer numbers. The educational institutions have chose to remain shut in view of the security of the students. Kittur Chennamma Circle, the venue for most of the protests in the city, remained closed from all sides throughout the day with different organisations taking turns in staging demonstrations.

World News United Nations alarmed at reports of summary executions in Libya's Benghazi
Author: 0 United Nations alarmed at reports of summary executions in Libya's Benghazi

Local media said Benghazi authorities were urging residents in the Al-Salmani al-Sharqi neighborhood to assist authorities in finding the perpetrators. Ahmad al-Fituri, a security official for Haftar's forces, was among those killed, military spokesman Milud al-Zwei said. The worldwide community has several times demanded legal prosecutions against Haftar as his forces kept gaining ground on the battlefield.

World News Two prime witnesses of murder shot dead ahead court hearing
Author: 0 Two prime witnesses of murder shot dead ahead court hearing

Earlier the criminals had shot dead the woman's 26-year-old son, Balwinder, inside the vehicle while he was driving home. After minutes of his murder, three people walked in and started firing at Balwinder's mother who was sitting on a charpai (cot) and talking with her sister-in-law Bijendari.

World News Nearly half of inner Glasgow children living in poverty
Author: 0 Nearly half of inner Glasgow children living in poverty

In some boroughs across south London, a third of children are classed as living in poverty, according to statistics released as part of the End Child Poverty coalition's Child Poverty Map of the UK. In some cases, the rate of child poverty has increased by 10 percentage points since December 2015. This is largely calculated factoring in the high cost of credit for low income families.

World News Hafiz Saeed Seeks Protection From Arrest Ahead of UNSC Team's Visit
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The two-day visit of the UN Security Council's sanctions monitoring team will begin on Thursday. Retracting from his earlier statement that no action can be taken against Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed since no case was registered against him in Pakistan, PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has now said his government will push ahead with its plans to seize control of charities run by the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief.