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World News Progress on German government talks as deadline looms
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The two camps aim to seal a deal by the end of Sunday to renew the "grand coalition" that has governed since 2013, although some politicians say they could run into Monday or Tuesday. "We have a basis that is getting better day by day", he said. "We promised we'd negotiate until they squeal, and that's what we'll do", said SPD negotiator Manuela Schwesig as she arrived at talks early Sunday.

World News DFW leaders want another chance to host a Super Bowl
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Rick Cordella, NBC Sports Group's executive vice president and general manager for digital media, said , " We're excited to take this opportunity to provide special one-day-only access to consumers, many of whom will be introduced to NBCUniversal's and NBC Sports Group's best-in-class streaming environment for the first time ".

World News North Korea to send ceremonial head Kim Yong-nam South
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The Winter Olympics are taking place as tensions have cooled slightly between North and South Korea . "Choe, like several other senior North Korean officials, has been sanctioned by both the USA and ROK via unilateral sanctions, meaning that Seoul would have had to temporarily obtain permission to facilitate any trip".

World News Two dead after Amtrak train collides with freight train in SC
Author: 0 Two dead after Amtrak train collides with freight train in SC

It was the third deadly wreck involving Amtrak in less than two months. Anderson said dispatchers at CSX were manually routing trains around 2:45 a.m. A qualifying conductor was present in the locomotive at the time of the derailment, but the engineer said it was not a distraction and there was minimal conversation.

World News Gunman shoots 6 African migrants in Italy, local reports say
Author: 0 Gunman shoots 6 African migrants in Italy, local reports say

The victims were five men and one women and appeared to be targeted at random. The police say that all victims are African migrants to the country. "This is the law". The shooting comes days after the dead body of a teenager was found in a gruesome condition. The murder suspect is a Nigerian immigrant. The town's mayor, Romano Carancini, echoed the sentiment.

World News Greek Cypriots vote in presidential runoff
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Turkey blames Greek Cypriot intransigence for the talks' failure, also faulting the European Union for admitting Cyprus as a divided island into the union in 2004 after Greek Cypriot voters rejected a peace deal. Malas, a former health minister under leftist President Demetris Christofias, congratulated Anastasiades on his re-election and said that "society must become more decisive and mature, and more critical of politics".

World News Outrage over Dodge ad using Martin Luther King Jr.'s voice
Author: 0 Outrage over Dodge ad using Martin Luther King Jr.'s voice

It was one of the last speeches King delivered before his assassination on April 4, 1968. In the same sermon, delivered the same year he was assassinated, King also advised people not to spend too much on cars. The King Center tweeted that neither it nor Bernice King, the civil rights leader's youngest child, was responsible for approving the use of King's likeness and intellectual property in the ad or for other commercial uses.

Author: 0 When Democrats Wanted to Compromise on Immigration

And the Republican Party certainly hasn't quit because if we did, we wouldn't be here today". We can support those dreams without closing the opportunity for others. His proposals include protection of the young immigrants who years ago were brought illegally into the country by their parents; construction of a wall along the southern USA border with Mexico to thwart more illegal migration; an end to a lottery for immigration applicants; and stricter family migration policies.

World News A quiet Saturday, snow on the way Sunday
Author: 0 A quiet Saturday, snow on the way Sunday

In total, 2 to 4 inches of snow is possible in the lower elevation spots. Single digit wind chills expected overnight with a sustained NW wind around 15 miles per hour. Look for frigid very cold conditions to start the day on Monday , with slippery travel caused by an overnight freeze-up. Yet another round of snow is expected on Wednesday .

Author: 0 Poll reveals New Mexicans' views on Trump immigration plan

Democrats and some Republicans have criticised the memo as containing little evidence of actual wrongdoing by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He cast the debate over immigration - an issue that has long animated his most ardent supporters - as a battle between heroes and villains, praising the work of an immigration agent who arrested more than 100 gang members and saluting the families of two alleged gang victims.

World News Trump's state of the union speech: 'Dreamer' immigrants get front-row seats
Author: 0 Trump's state of the union speech: 'Dreamer' immigrants get front-row seats

Some immigrants covered by the program have already lost protection when the federal government stopped renewing permits issued under the program. A special election next month in a Pennsylvania district that went big for President Donald Trump in 2016 could provide early signs of whether Democrats can retake the House in November, or whether Trump supporters can help keep Republicans in power.

World News Super Bowl LII preview: 3 keys to the game, fun facts, prediction
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He showed by telling his victorious rival that "no one deserves it more than you" ( here's a great Facebook video from the NFL ). Brady could become the oldest quarterback in history to win the Super Bowl if he is able to steer the Patriots past the Eagles at US Bank Stadium on Sunday .

World News 3-5 inches of snow expected for Super Bowl Sunday
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While the snow that is falling now will turn into a wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain this afternoon, forecasters say it should all turn into rain in time for those heading out to Super Bowl parties today. with the entire region drying out by midnight. Sat: High: 30 Low: 15 Mostly cloudy, light snow, windy. Winds will shift out of the north at about 5-15 miles per hour by tomorrow afternoon for Super Bowl Sunday .

World News How long was the National Anthem at the Super Bowl?
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Pederson, 50 and only two years into his first head coaching job, was leading a high school team in Louisiana when Belichick won his fifth Super Bowl in 2005. Out-of-towners flocked to downtown Minneapolis to check out the Super Bowl Live experience. That was the first Super Bowl played in a cold-weather city.

World News Conte Could Be Sacked 'Before End of Season'
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It was nearly unusual to see how Chelsea went about their business in this window, considering their history for going after the best players in the world, regardless of the price that they may demand. Now Conte has said that his club must sign better players in order to compete with the top of the league. Rudiger and Zappacosta, like Palmieri, both come from Conte's old stomping ground, Serie A, so it's hard to believe the former Juventus and Italy manager didn't at least offer a ...

World News Minister apologises for civil service Brexit 'conspiracy theory'
Author: 0 Minister apologises for civil service Brexit 'conspiracy theory'

Raising a point of order in the House of Commons on Friday morning, Baker told MPs: "In the context of that audio, I accept I should have corrected or dismissed the premise of my honourable friend's question". Mr Grant did not say this, or anything to this effect. Mr Rees-Mogg was unremorseful about the comments. Backbencher Jacob Rees-Mogg, a hardline Brexiteer, had sparked the row when he pressed the minister about claims made by Charles Grant, of the Centre For European Reform think-tank.

World News Trump says Democrats are 'AWOL' on immigration
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Amid the optimism were nagging questions about whether lawmakers will enact immigration changes or deadlock over Trump's calls for a wall along the Mexican border and a path to citizenship for young immigrants here illegally. As expected, reactions to President Trump's message are varied, but to me the most interesting was the emphasis on fighting drugs and terrorism, and the parallelisms between the Philippines and the US.

World News United Nations court: Nicaragua must pay Costa Rica environmental costs
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While he personally opposes the same-sex marriage ruling, he has claimed that he'd respect it should he win the election. Alvarado's nearest rivals were Antonio Alvarez of the National Liberation Party with 12.4 percent, and Carlos Alvarado - no relation - of the governing Citizens' Action Party with 10.6 percent.

World News Pakistanis aboard on capsized Libya boat
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According to International Organisation for Migration (IOM) spokeswoman Olivia Headon, more than 6,600 migrants and refugees had already entered Europe by sea this year, with central Mediterranean route crossings to Italy accounting for almost 65 per cent of the entries.

World News Egypt is Having Secret Alliance with Israel
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Egypt has for two years been in a secret alliance with Israel, allowing Israeli drones to fly over the northern Sinai Peninsula conducting more than 100 covert airstrikes, according to a new report. The report said that Egypt's reliance on Israeli help in the Sinai helped underline why the Israeli government was so dismissive of former President Barack Obama's peace proposals under which Egypt and Jordan would help guarantee Israeli security if it relinquished full control of adjacent ...

World News N.Korea slams Trump's State of the Union speech
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This file photo shows North Korea's ceremonial leader Kim Yong-nam who will lead the North's high-level delegation to the South for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics . Pyongyang continued the heated war of words between the two nations on Sunday, claiming its nuclear capabilities would "deter Trump and his lackeys from showing off on the Korean peninsula".

World News Greece Macedonia: Name dispute draws mass protest in Athens
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Six out of 10 respondents in FYROM said that they support a solution to the name issue with Greece , with the belief that this solution would pave the way for the country's accession into the European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, a poll showed Saturday, Greek reporter reports.

World News Rajnath flays Pakistan, asserts Kashmir integral part of India
Author: 0 Rajnath flays Pakistan, asserts Kashmir integral part of India

On Pakistan , he said that India is not going to fire the first bullet in case of a conflict, but if the neighboring country decides to attack, then they'll unleash fire and fury at them without any hesitance and with full force. India is now the fastest growing country in the world. "Seeing the huge turnout at the party's road show, "Vijay Sankalp Yatra ", this morning, I now have no doubt that the corrupt Left Front government will be rooted out in the Assembly polls", he said at a ...

World News Brett Favre speaks to Eagles on eve of Super Bowl LII
Author: 0 Brett Favre speaks to Eagles on eve of Super Bowl LII

The Patriots didn't have a great team so it's not like they were on TV very often. At 1.93m and 135kg, Cox is a defensive anchor and the veteran tackle has spent his entire career with the Eagles on their climb to the top. The Patriots quarterback, 40, is the oldest victor of the award that was first given out in 1957. "We always have a party, but it's a real extra special one this time , when my home team's in it", he said .

World News Four First Ladies Convene at SNL's White House to Advise Melania Trump
Author: 0 Four First Ladies Convene at SNL's White House to Advise Melania Trump

While it isn't the return most were anticipating during Portman's SNL appearance, following her second rap and her wild Boston accent in the opening sketch , it is still top notch. And just like that, she's joined by Portman's Jackie . SNL made a decision to imagine the night of the State of the Union address as a sort of Christmas Carol situation for Melania Trump .

World News Kanpur GST commissioner arrested for corruption
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Later, Chand's wife Avinash Kaur was arrested from his official residence. They collected regular bribes from the businessmen of Kanpur for providing them relief from tax-related issues and notices of the department, sources said. "Source information has revealed that Sansar Chand was in the habit of taking periodic updates from his superintendents...receipt of illegal gratification from various parties", the FIR alleged.

World News Magnitude Earthquake Recorded In Garvin County
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A 5.3 magnitude happened earlier in the area (some 24kms from Hualien City), and subsequent tremors have happened since the 6.5 natural disaster, all within 18 to 23 kms from Hualien City. Reports suggest the natural disaster could be felt in Taipei , Taiwan's capital. However, no casualties or loss of properties has been reported so far.

World News Mom Has 5-Year-Old Burned in Voodoo Ritual, Say Police
Author: 0 Mom Has 5-Year-Old Burned in Voodoo Ritual, Say Police

In the past, the pair stated, they have performed " cleansing baths " for friends and family and said children get burned as spirits escape their bodies. LaBossiere was a client of the kids' mother, who is a stylist that had requested the ritual, according to the Brockton Enterprise . Along with her brother, the young girl was taken into custody by state welfare authorities.

World News Girl, soldier injured as India, Pak trade fire on Kashmir LoC
Author: 0 Girl, soldier injured as India, Pak trade fire on Kashmir LoC

The others were Riflemen Ramavatar, 27 from Baraka village in Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior, Subham Singh, 23 from Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua, and Havilder Roshan Lal, 43 of Jammu and Kashmir's Samba. It was the second time in three days that the Pakistani Army has targeted Poonch, using automatic weapons and mortars. "I have given standing orders to our forces to shoot limitless bullets to retaliate a single fire on our territory by the Pakistani forces", Mr Singh said.