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World News Mexican auto exports surge in 2017 despite NAFTA fears
Author: 0 Mexican auto exports surge in 2017 despite NAFTA fears

Despite those preparations for a possible pullout, Canada will stay at the negotiation table even if Trump makes that call, those sources said, speaking on the condition of anonymity. That's bad news for US farmers, according to Jackson Takach, a Farmer Mac economist. "Withdrawing from NAFTA would be a grave mistake", Tom Donohue said in his annual address on the state of American business.

World News Rep. Darrell Issa will not run for another term
Author: 0 Rep. Darrell Issa will not run for another term

Issa dogged then-President Barack Obama with probes into the 2012 killings of four Americans in Benghazi , Libya, and IRS mistreatment of conservative groups. In 2016, the district's voters preferred Clinton by 8 points over Republican Donald Trump . "Yet with the support of my family, I have decided that I will not seek reelection in California's 49th District".

World News Quake Strikes Caribbean Sea Tuesday Night
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The Ministry of the Navy issued a tsunami warning, which was estimated to reach the coast of Quintana Roo at 23:15 hrs. The quake, one of the largest in modern history, struck 25 miles east of Honduras'Swan Islands, causing the alerts and warnings of water level rises of 3 feet or more to be issued.

World News WINTER STORM WARNING Issued for the Broadcast Area
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An ice storm is possible in these areas Friday and Saturday . Most of the rain comes ahead of that front, but an intense upper-air disturbance behind the front generates more rain - and some snow and sleet - in the colder air. The snowfall forecast is likely to be adjusted in the next day; check back to www.duluthnewstribune.com for updates. Urban and poor drainage flooding, especially where snow is clogging drains.

World News 'Seems unlikely' I'll need to speak with Mueller
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The poll comes as Mueller's probe moves closer into Trump's inner circle. Mueller has been investigating whether anyone from Trump's team assisted with Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential campaign, but also whether Trump tried to obstruct justice by impeding the probe.

World News South Africa: Zuma Launches State Capture Inquiry
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The court ordered Zuma to appoint a commission within 30 days that must be selected by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng. "There should be no area of corruption and culprit that should be spared the extent of this commission of inquiry", he continued, before adding that he expects everyone to cooperate with the inquiry".

World News Boone County area in storm watch Wednesday night
Author: 0 Boone County area in storm watch Wednesday night

The regions to the east of Cleveland, Akron and Canton have an advisory in place from 4 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Monday, with an expected two to five inches of new snow on the way. The latest projections show southern Centre County could get up to 3 inches of snow, according to The Weather Channel, and AccuWeather has predicted there is a 45 percent chance State College will get up to 3 inches.

World News Two Migrants Dead, 290 Rescued Off Libya Coast
Author: 0 Two Migrants Dead, 290 Rescued Off Libya Coast

Migrants wait at a naval base in the Libyan capital Tripoli January 7, 2018, after being rescued off the Libyan coast of Garabulli, east of the capital. Italy is working with various groups and authorities in Libya to slow the flow of newcomers. Two women were found dead and 290 migrants rescued from two boats off the coast of Libya on Sunday, the navy said.

World News Weather Outlook: Snowfall possible Friday night
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Tuesday Night: Clear and chilly. FRIDAY NIGHT: A wintry mix to snow will develop, with overnight low temperatures will be around 26 degrees. All after-school activities, including athletic events and professional development sessions, are canceled.

World News Federal Crackdown Likely Won't Impact Oklahoma Vote on Medicinal Marijuana
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It will allow the nation's top federal prosecutors to decide how to handle marijuana cases in states where the drug has been legalized. And caught in the middle is MA law enforcement. Kate Brown (D) and Alaska Gov. Bill Walker (I) issued a letter to the new U.S. Attorney General and to Secretary of Treasury Mnuchin calling on them to uphold the largely "hands off" policies toward marijuana legalization, as outlined in the Cole Memo .

World News India not eyeing anyone's territory: PM
Author: 0 India not eyeing anyone's territory: PM

The conference, meant to tap the Indian diaspora for the country's development, saw 134 PIO parliamentarians from 23 countries. He also spoke about improvements in the "Global Competitiveness Index, Global Innovation Index and Logistics Performance Index", adding that financial institutions like the World Bank and International Monetary Fund as well as rating agencies like Moody's were viewing India in a much more positive light now.

World News Yogi and Siddaramaiah spar on Twitter
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Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday lashed out at his Uttar Pradesh counterpart Yogi Adityanath's earlier address in Bengaluru, and opined that the latter could "learn a lot" from him. I welcome UP CM Shri @myogiadityanath to our state. Siddaramaiah tried to make fun of Yogi and the condition of his governed state by talking about the starvation deaths but Yogi is not someone who is going to remain silent.

World News Ecuador Wants Help Moving Julian Assange Out Of Its London Embassy
Author: 0 Ecuador Wants Help Moving Julian Assange Out Of Its London Embassy

The Wikileaks founder has been confined to the Ecuadorean embassy in London since 2012, claiming political asylum. Ecuador granted Assange's application for political asylum, but the United Kingdom government continues to deny him safe passage to the government, even after Swedish prosecutors' announcement last May that they were closing the original sexual assault investigation.

World News Australia Will Just Keep Getting Hotter Until 2050
Author: 0 Australia Will Just Keep Getting Hotter Until 2050

Amazingly, NOAA's brief report on 2017's climate managed to mention all of this without once mentioning climate change. Climate scientists have long suggested that climate change may lead to a higher risk of certain extreme weather and climate events.

World News 'STABLE GENIUS' Act Would Require Med. Exam for Candidates
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Mr Trump, 71, will take a helicopter to meet his official physicial, Dr. Ronny L. Jackson, at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MA for the physical. Trump has publicised his medical information before. NYU School of Medicine's Arthur Caplan noted that the POTUS has the same right as any other United States citizen to keep his medical information private.

World News Turkey summons Russian, Iranian ambassadors
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In Tuesday's statement, it noted a "strange coincidence" of a US military intelligence plane flying over the Mediterranean near the two Russian bases at the moment of the attack. On Monday, Russia said pilotless drones carrying explosives attacked Russian bases in Syria last weekend without causing any casualties or damage. Russian Federation is hoping to hold a Syria peace congress in its Black Sea resort of Sochi on January 29-30.

World News Ex Finmeccanica chief Orsi cleared (2)
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The two former executives had been found guilty and sentenced to four-year prison terms for corruption and falsifying invoices, but in December 2016 Italy's highest court had ordered a re-trial of the case. India had ordered the CBI probe into allegations that around Rs 362 crore was paid as kickbacks for the deal. The sources said the case in Italian courts is based on the evidence gathered by the Italian authorities whereas the CBI carried out a completely independent investigation in the ...

World News Gun attack kills Israeli settler in Nablus
Author: 0 Gun attack kills Israeli settler in Nablus

The Israeli man was a resident of Havat Gilad, an Israeli settlement near the Palestinian city of Nablus on the West Bank, according to public radio. An Israeli civilian died of wounds in a gun attack on his auto near a settlement in the north of the occupied West Bank, the army said today.

World News Oil tanker off China coast could burn for a month, official says
Author: 0 Oil tanker off China coast could burn for a month, official says

Chinese, South Korean and USA authorities are cooperating on the response effort, said to cover about 900 square nautical miles. It released a photo of the Sanchi enveloped in smoke and flames. The US Navy, which sent a P-8A aircraft from Okinawa, Japan, to aid the search, said late Sunday that none of the missing crew had been found. A South Korean coast guard ship was also dispatched.

World News Search for MH370 officially resumes today
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The company's search vessel Seabed Constructor was dispatched from the South African port of Durban on Tuesday, according to a statement from Ocean Infinity. The original search, which covered 120,000 sq km (46,000 sq mi), cost roughly $150 million. According to Liow, now a vessel named Seabed Constructor is on her way to the search area, taking advantage of favorable weather to move toward to the search zone.

Author: 0 United States conveys concrete steps to Pakistan for eliminating terror networks

Pompeo further added "We are doing our best to inform the Pakistanis that this is no longer going to be acceptable". "You see the facilities that we have extended to them (Americans) are still in operation. Of the $900 million, $400 million can only be released if the DoD certifies that the Pakistani government has made a significant progress against the Haqqani network.

World News Trailer for Documentary on Tom Brady Called 'Tom vs Time' Released
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Brady disputed those rumors Tuesday morning, saying he wasn't "divisive" when giving teammates advice about preparing for a game or training. It remains to be seen if that recent off-field drama finds its way to his reality series. "It truly takes a village with equally impassioned teammates, coaches, and family members. There's a certain discipline that kind of goes into that, and for me it's very spiritual".

World News Pakistan says USA military aid suspension 'counterproductive'
Author: 0 Pakistan says USA military aid suspension 'counterproductive'

Military leaders from the U.S. and Pakistan are still talking to one another, he said, citing a Thursday conversation between Gen. Joseph Votel, the head of U.S. It asserted that Islamabad has fought the anti-terrorism war "largely" from its own financial resources. And the ministry called USA pressure "counterproductive in addressing common threats".

World News Georgian Passport Advances 15 Places on Henley Passport Index
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Finland, France, Italy, Japan, Norway, Sweden and the United Kingdom also ranked on a par with Denmark, followed by Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain and Switzerland (all 174). The index takes into account 219 countries and territories. "Global mobility is on the brink of massive change and some of the emerging trends we are seeing as a result include travel bans, visa restrictions, Brexit and growing support for nationalization", said Barnes.

World News Trump Backers Go on the Offensive Against Explosive White House Tell-All
Author: 0 Trump Backers Go on the Offensive Against Explosive White House Tell-All

Miller looked small. Tapper looked professional", he said, adding: "I like Stephen Miller , but he was afraid to debate Tapper this morning. "Because it's my show and I don't want to do that", Tapper shot back. Tapper, sensing that Miller was catering to a very specific viewer with his comments, said, 'I'm sure he's watching and he's happy you said that.' Miller grew incensed and accused Tapper of being 'condescending, ' and the two started talking over each other.

World News US vice president set to visit Egypt, Jordan, Israel
Author: 0 US vice president set to visit Egypt, Jordan, Israel

Pence will visit Israel on January 22-23. The U.S. motion to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital was rejected by the U.N. Security Council and condemned by worldwide leaders. Pence is only expected to meet with el-Sissi, a leading Trump ally, while in Egypt. The statement also said that Pence would discuss the need to "assist persecuted religious minorities" during his trip.

World News Natural disaster shakes Caribbean Sea, tsunami warnings issued
Author: 0 Natural disaster shakes Caribbean Sea, tsunami warnings issued

Tsunami centres issued advisories for Puerto Rico, the Cayman Islands, Cuba, Jamaica and other Caribbean islands as well as on the coasts of Mexico and Central America, warning that sea levels could rise from 1ft to 3ft (0.3m to 1m) above normal, but no tsunami materialised.

World News Iran warns to halt cooperation with IAEA upon United States nuclear deal breach
Author: 0 Iran warns to halt cooperation with IAEA upon United States nuclear deal breach

The Trump administration is expected to decide on Friday whether to continue to waive US penalties on Iran , as agreed under the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, US State Department said on Tuesday. Later this week, Javad Zarif, Iran's foreign minister, is scheduled to meet with his European Union counterpart in Brussels. "These sanctions target key entities involved in Iran's ballistic missile program, which the Iranian regime prioritizes over the economic well-being of the Iranian people", ...

World News Binyamin Netanyahu's son Yair caught on tape bragging about prostitutes
Author: 0 Binyamin Netanyahu's son Yair caught on tape bragging about prostitutes

The recording was aired Tuesday on Channel 2, Israel's top-rated news broadcast, according to the Associated Press, and comes at a politically hard time for the elder Netanyahu, who is at the center of criminal investigations and whose government is passing unpopular legislation to curb business on the sabbath.

World News Former Cleveland mayor Dennis Kucinich joins OH gubernatorial race
Author: 0 Former Cleveland mayor Dennis Kucinich joins OH gubernatorial race

He was first elected to Cleveland City Council at age 23 and was known as the "boy mayor" when he took that post in 1977. Kucinch would join a crowded Democratic field that includes Richard Cordray, " Hayloft Bill " O'Neill, and the four feisty candidates from the ideastream debate last month.