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Myanmar already protecting Rohingya, ruling party says after world court's order
Myanmar has put in place measures to protect Rohingya Muslims, a spokesman for the ruling party said on Friday, shrugging off an order from the International Court of Justice a day earlier to stop genocidal acts against the ethnic minority.
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Judge Says 'It's Not Racial Profiling' to Call ICE If Defendants 'Speak Spanish' and Are Charged With Carrying Drugs
"I call ICE in a minute. I have no problem calling ICE," said Hamilton County judge Robert Ruehlman.
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UK scolds U.S. for refusing to give up diplomat's wife involved in crash
Britain on Friday scolded the United States for refusing to extradite a U.S. diplomat's wife who was involved in a car crash that killed a British teenager.
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'No, No America': Iraq protesters demand U.S. military pullout
Thousands of Iraqis rallied at two central Baghdad intersections on Friday after a prominent cleric called for a "million strong" protest against the American military presence, following the U.S. killing of an Iranian general and an Iraqi militia chief.
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It Appears That Voters Like Bernie Sanders
A nation sees what Tom Steyer sees.
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'Power' Season 6, Episode 14 Spoilers: Tate Leans on Tasha to Take Out Ghost
The episode will reportedly see another two suspects eliminated in the lead-up to the last ever episode of the Starz drama.
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Laura Ingraham: Ukrainian official worked with DNC to undermine Trump
Fox News' Laura Ingraham shared new details Thursday night regarding a Ukrainian political officer who allegedly worked with a Democratic National Committee operative to hurt the Trump campaign.
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In a few places in the US, strangling someone is only a misdemeanor. Lawmakers want to change that
A number of bills recently proposed by lawmakers in Maryland, Washington D.C. and Ohio could change that.
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The children's game that's got professional athletes playing and millions watching online
It's a popular playground game that has entertained children all over the world for generations.
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Late-night comics jab Republicans behavior at trial
There's a lot happening at the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump the public can't see. Late-night comics took aim at a number of Republican lawmakers for their behaviors that aren't seen in view of the cameras.
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Jimmy Fallon mocks Trump's impeachment ratings quandary
There's a lot happening at the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump the public can't see. Late-night comics took aim at a number of Republican lawmakers for their behaviors that aren't seen in view of the cameras.
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Mona Lisa for $60K? The curious market for Old Masters replicas
Famous paintings were regularly copied by artists' followers and students -- often at the request of the masters themselves. And with prices as low as $10,000 for a quality replica, Sotheby's is hoping to attract a new breed of collector.
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East Africa is suffering its worst invasion of desert locusts in 25 years
The Horn of Africa has been hit by an invasion of desert locusts in 25 years -- and in Kenya, it's the worst in 70 years, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization said Friday.
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East Africa is suffering its worst invasion of desert locusts in 25 years
The Horn of Africa has been hit by an invasion of desert locusts in 25 years -- and in Kenya, it's the worst in 70 years, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization said Friday.
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Margot Robbie loves female only sets
Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Margot Robbie acknowledge the pleasure of working in a female dominated environment on their latest film "Birds of Prey." (Jan. 24)       
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Impeachment Trial Messaging Operation Targets Audiences Outside Senate Chamber
There is extensive coverage of the arguments both sides are making to 100 Senate jurors. But prosecution and defense teams also echoing messages outside the chamber to appeal to public.
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Muslim women protest India's new citizenship law
In New Delhi's Shaheen Bagh neighborhood, beside open sewers and electric wires dangling dangerously, a group of Muslim women in colorful headscarves sit in resistance to a new citizenship law that has unleashed protests across the country. (Jan. 24)       
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Tag, you're it! Chidren's game gets revamp
It has been described as one of the oldest and most played sports in history. Chase tag -- played in a 1,550 sq. ft. arena -- has become the latest craze in action sports.
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Hunnam wishes 'more power' to Harry
British actor Charlie Hunnam admits he doesn't know Harry and Meghan personally, but wishes them the courage to live the life they want. (Jan. 24)       
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McGregor promises Obi-Wan return
At the LA premiere of "Birds of Prey," Ewan McGregor assures fans that his eagerly awaited series on Obi-Wan Kenobi is on its way. (Jan. 24)       
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President Trump To Face Friendly Crowd At March For Life
Trump has addressed the annual march remotely before, but this will be the first time for a sitting president to speak at the event.
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Jim Jordan blasts Democrats' case in Trump Senate impeachment trial: 'Assumptions, presumptions and hearsay'
House Freedom Caucus member Jim Jordan, R-Ohio., offered his assessment of President Trump's Senate impeachment trial during a Thursday appearance on Fox News' "The Ingraham Angle."
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Robbie ready for Oscars
Margot Robbie, who is Oscar nominted for her role in "Bombshell," reveals her relaxed approach to Academy Awards preparation. (Jan. 24)       
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Swift highlights groping trial as personal turning point
As Taylor Swift brings documentary "Taylor Swift: Miss Americana" to the Sundance Film Festival, she salutes her parents for helping her through her groping trial in 2017. (Jan. 24)       
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Brad Pitt: 'I'm old'
As he's presented with the Maltin Modern Masters Award in Santa Barbara, Brad Pitt admits he may have forgotten the first rule of Fight Club, but feels blessed to have the life he's had. (Jan. 24)       
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A 36-Year-Old Man Is the Youngest Victim of the Wuhan Coronavirus Outbreak So Far
A 36-year-old man in the central Chinese city of Wuhan has become the latest—and youngest—victim of the new coronavirus outbreak, local health authorities announced Friday. The patient was not reported to have any prior medical conditions. In many of the other 26 virus deaths, health officials reported pre-existing conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and pulmonary…
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Thailand confirms fifth case of new coronavirus
Thailand on Friday confirmed its fifth case of the new coronavirus, a senior public health official said, in the second instance in which a patient was not detected at the airport before entering the country.
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Winter Weather Advisories for Midwest and East Coast: How Many Inches of Snow Forecast?
Low pressure will move from the midwest through to the east coast, affecting states such as Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas, New Jersey and more.
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U.S. Showing 'Many' Genocide Warning Signs Under Trump, Expert Says: 'I Am Very, Very Worried'
Academic Brynn Tannehill said that the U.S. does not exhibit some of the key signs of pre-genocide society, but that the country's political trend is deeply concerning.
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The West Blames the Wuhan Coronavirus on China’s Love of Eating Wild Animals. The Truth Is More Complex
It was no secret to anyone in Wuhan that Huanan Seafood Market sold a lot more than its name suggested. While one side of the low-slung warren of stalls did primarily stock fish and shellfish, the other offered a cornucopia of spices, sundries and, if you knew where to look, beavers, porcupines and snakes. “It…
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Reporter: Virus 'couldn't come at a worse time' for China
The Wuhan coronavirus — which has killed dozens of people and infected more than 800 so far — has already roiled Chinese markets and thrown plans for the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday into chaos for millions of people. CNN's Sherisse Pham reports.
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How the Gun Show Became the Trump Show
The first in a series of regular election-year dispatches from anywhere but Washington, to Washington.
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‘On life support’: Buttigieg still struggling to break into South Carolina
Buttigieg has spent millions without budging in polls of South Carolina Democrats, signaling trouble no matter what happens in Iowa.
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Democrats unleash surrogate armies
Trapped in Washington and with time running out, 2020 candidates are engaged in a desperate effort to reach out and connect with primary voters.
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Bernie’s labor support snowballs
While many national unions have stayed neutral, more progressive-minded local unions and labor groups are coming out in force for the Vermont senator.
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Pro-Trump groups have a new impeachment enemy: Republicans
Activists are pressuring the few moderate Republicans to reject any proposal that would allow for witnesses or new evidence.
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What Republicans want to hear from Trump's lawyers
GOP senators say they want the president's legal team to mount a substantial defense.
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Hamilton’s latest star turn: Impeachment
The Founding Father has gone from civics lesson to Broadway star to impeachment cudgel.
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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she's unlikely to back Warren, Sanders or Biden: 'They haven't reached out'
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she plans to endorse a Democratic candidate for president before the Illinois primary March -- but she's unlikely to back Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders or Joe Biden.
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CO2 concentration set for biggest annual rise, fueled by Australian bushfires
The concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere this year is likely to show one of the largest annual rises since measurements began in 1958, partly fueled by Australian bushfires, according to research by Britain's Met Office.
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'Start Here': Impeachment managers outline abuse of power charge against Trump
It's Friday, Jan. 24, 2019. Here's what you need to know to start your day.
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Protector Of N.H. Primary Claims 'You Can't Hack This Pencil,' But Worries Persist
Some worry that New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner's office was too slow to acknowledge the scale of the election security problem and focused on addressing the wrong challenges.
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March for Life President Jeanne Mancini: Women won the right to vote, now we must win the right to life
It has been 100 years since the suffragists won women the right to vote. This November, we should use their victory to give voice to the voiceless unborn.
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Republican and Democratic voters actually agree on many climate change fixes. So why no action?
From energy efficiency to modernizing the electric grid, voters actually agree on many climate change solutions, a poll by USA TODAY and Ipsos finds        
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Google just created the most detailed image of a brain yet
Scientists have created the most detailed 3D map of an organism brain to date. The mesmerizing threads of blue, yellow, purple and green represent thousands of brain cells and millions of connections found inside the brain of a fruit fly.
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Scorpions reveal inspiration behind ‘Rock You Like a Hurricane,’ favorite ‘crazy’ moment on stage
Scorpions are coming to America in 2020 and ready to rock Sin City like a hurricane.
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Some parts of China's Great Wall closed to visitors
Some sections of China's Great Wall near Beijing will be closed to visitors from Saturday to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, state media and the Beijing government office which manages the Badaling part of the wall said on Friday.
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Do people really eat iguana meat? They sure do. On skewers, in stew and in nuggets
Iguana meat is a common delicacy in Mexico, Central and South America — and in trendy U.S. restaurants that cater to anyone craving a lizard entree.        
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