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People Women of Democratic Party to wear all black to Trump's SOTU address
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Democratic Rep. Jackie Speier told NBC News that the women of the Democratic Women's Working Group had expressed their support for the initiative and wanted to make a statement. She was, after all, the one to come forward and uncover the pervasive sexual misconduct in Congress. Capitol Hill has always been plagued by sexual harassment and expensive settlements with the victims of the men in office, and Speier was a key player in peeling back the rug of indiscretion to show a rotten and ...

People Call out Iran but keep nuclear deal, Germany says to US
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But he said: "We should separate two things from each other: we want to preserve the nuclear deal with Iran... and the hard role Iran has in the region". The IAEA is responsible for overseeing Iran's compliance with the deal's nuclear restrictions. Officials from major world powers and Iran meet roughly every three to four months to assess implementation of the deal, which is monitored by the world's nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency.

People Politics keeps getting weirder: Media endorses Oprah for 2020
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Mr Trump said during his meeting on Tuesday that campaigning against Ms Winfrey would be "a lot of fun". "I don't think she's going to run", he said. The Hollywood elite gathered Sunday to celebrate itself with the Golden Globes , and it was everything you'd expect from the self-serving awards show: Political, pedantic and pathetic as ever.

People State Dept. Issues New Travel Advisory Threat Levels
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Countries designated level 3 and above will be reviewed every 6 months for safety assessments, and further reviews will be carried out based on current events. Officials insisted the change was to make advice clearer to U.S. travelers, but the travel warning system has always been controversial and often offends foreign capitals.

People Armed robbers loot jewellery worth millions in Paris
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The Paris police department announced the information on its official Twitter, adding that two other suspects are still on the run. Sky News reports that a witness also heard "gunfire" at the scene. He said no one was injured. Some guests took refuge in the basement while the attackers, who were wearing ski masks and sports clothes, carried out the dramatic robbery.

People Canada preparing for possibility Trump will pull out of NAFTA
Author: 0 Canada preparing for possibility Trump will pull out of NAFTA

A White House official, speaking on background, said there hasn't been any change in the president's position on Nafta. CIBC chief economist Avery Shenfeld says a Bank of Canada interest rate hike next week is not a given. The next round of NAFTA talks - the sixth so far - will be held in Montreal from January 23 to 28. The Canadian dollar fell 0.9 percent to C$1.2574 against the greenback at 3:05 p.m.in Toronto.

People Trump Chides Feinstein, Urges GOP to Control Russia Probes
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President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused Democratic Sen. Politico reported a year ago that Mr Trump's cadre of attorneys wanted the President to be interviewed by Mr Mueller, believing that it could help the special counsel finish his investigation faster and dispel the allegations that Mr Trump committed any wrongdoing.

People Winter storm warning issued for Tetons
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The weather is expected to make driving conditions hard during the Thursday morning commute. Gusty northwest winds will bring in colder air, blowing snow and reduced visibilities. The strongest winds will be found from west central to south central Minnesota where winds could gust to 40 miles per hour. 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.

People Ethiopian Government stops Foreigners adopting Vulnerable Kids
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Department officials have suggested the numbers could rise if the US adoption community helped to address some countries' concerns about ethics and oversight. The couple were also found guilty of the assault of a younger boy they had adopted from Ethiopia. Lawmakers said that it was introduced to shield Ethiopian children from abuse and neglect.

People Missing UPenn student found dead, homicide suspected
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Bernstein, who was a student at the University of Pennsylvania and home for the holidays, was last seen at about 11 p.m. PT on January 2. Authorities have said witnesses said Bernstein met up with a friend and the two drove there, and he got out of the vehicle and went into the park.

People Anthony Weiner and his wife Huma Abedin divorce settle outside the Court
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In September, Weiner was sentenced to 21 months in jail for illicit online contact with a minor. Both Huma and Weiner signed the docs. "I knew this was as morally wrong as it was unlawful", Weiner said during his court testimony. "To guarantee the procedures minimally affect their tyke, the gatherings have chosen to conclude their separation quickly and secretly", Charles Miller , a lawyer for Abedin, said in an announcement.

People Vermont Senate passes recreational marijuana bill, governor expected to sign
Author: 0 Vermont Senate passes recreational marijuana bill, governor expected to sign

The bill removes the civil penalty and fine for possessing one ounce or less of marijuana, and allows limited growing of marijuana plants. The state Senate approved the legislation Wednesday by voice vote. As is evidenced by Vermont lawmakers' actions, it is clear that the Trump administration is not going to be able to cease this momentum in favor of the enactment of rational marijuana policies.

People JNU PhD student Mukul Jain goes missing from campus
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Typically, Jain would commute from Ghaziabad to the JNU campus in South Delhi on a daily basis. IGNOU's research unit director Kaustuva Barik confirmed that the student was registered with IGNOU. Mukul's parents have registered a missing complaint at Vasant Kunj Police Station. The police, however, do not suspect any foul play. Incidentally, the prestigious JNU has been in the news for last one year or so for the disappearance of Najeeb Ahmed.

People CBSE declares dates of class 10 and 12 board examinations
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While Class 10 students will have their final exam on April 4, Class 12 students will have their last exam on April 12. The CISCE students will get very little time between the announcement of the dates and exam, especially for the ISC as the theory exams are starting from February 12 with physical education as the first paper.

People Kamala Mills fire: Hotelier held for sheltering 1 Above pub owners
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Mishra said that the interrogators found that Kariya had provided refuge to Kripesh Sanghvi, Jigar Sanghvi and Abhijeet Mankar - the owners of the 1Above restaurant at Kamala Mills . They have been booked for culpable homicide not amounting to murder, and the Mumbai Police have announced a reward of Rs 1 lakh for their whereabouts.

People North Carolina Congressional Map Ruled Unconstitutionally Gerrymandered
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A federal court on Tuesday found North Carolina's congressional map to be an unconstitutional "partisan" gerrymander devised by the state's Republican lawmakers - and ordered the state to submit a new map by the end of the month. Through a spokeswoman, Senate Redistricting Committee Chairman Ralph Hise of Mitchell County said lawmakers plan to appeal. "Nor could they. Neither the Supreme Court nor any lower court has recognized any such interest furthered by partisan gerrymandering", U.S.