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After weekend of violent clashes, Beijing to address Hong Kong unrest

After weekend of violent clashes, Beijing to address Hong Kong unrestHong Kong on Monday bore the scars of another night of violent protests with hard hats, umbrellas and water bottles littering some central streets, as Beijing was set to make an announcement on the Asian financial centre’s worst crisis since 1997. In a highly rare move, the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office in Beijing, which has cabinet-level authority over the former British colony, is due to hold a press conference at 0700 GMT regarding the unrest gripping the former British colony. The move comes after another weekend of fierce clashes between protesters and police, who again fired rubber bullets and tear gas as the demonstrations grow increasingly violent.



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AOC releases plan on Twitter to address immigration crisis

AOC releases plan on Twitter to address immigration crisisRep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Wednesday released a plan to address the increasing numbers of migrants crossing the southern border, calling among other things for decriminalizing illegal border crossings.



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US FAA: Boeing must address new issue on 737 MAX

US FAA: Boeing must address new issue on 737 MAXUS regulators said Wednesday Boeing must address a new “potential risk” in the Boeing 737 MAX, further clouding the timeframe for resuming service on the planes after two deadly crashes. The Federal Aviation Administration “will lift the aircraft’s prohibition order when we deem it is safe to do so,” the agency said in an email. Boeing said the software fix for the 737 MAX that it has been developing for the last eight months does not currently address the matter.



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NATO chief warns of Russia threat, urges unity in U.S. address

NATO chief warns of Russia threat, urges unity in U.S. addressSaying “time is running out,” Stoltenberg also called on Russia to return to compliance with the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty, from which U.S. President Donald Trump plans to withdraw the United States this summer. “NATO has no intention of deploying land-based nuclear missiles in Europe,” Stoltenberg said. “But NATO will always take the necessary steps to provide credible and effective deterrence.” In an interview later with Reuters, Stoltenberg did not elaborate on what those steps would be, saying NATO was looking into a wide range of options including arms control initiatives.



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Ocasio-Cortez delivers devastating address to congress after Republican calls Green New Deal elitist: 'People are dying'

Ocasio-Cortez delivers devastating address to congress after Republican calls Green New Deal elitist: 'People are dying'Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed Republicans in a fiery speech after the Senate blocked a motion to take up the Green New Deal, the progressive climate change plan spearheaded by Democrats. The congresswoman delivered a scathing rebuke to a Republican representative who depicted the environmental proposals as elitist during a financial services committee hearing on Tuesday. Ms Ocasio-Cortez said: “This is not an elitist issue, this is a quality of life issue.



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Tesla's Musk must address SEC contempt bid as he calls agency 'broken'

Tesla's Musk must address SEC contempt bid as he calls agency 'broken'A federal judge on Tuesday ordered Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk to explain by March 11 why he should not be held in contempt for violating his fraud settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The order by U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan in Manhattan came hours after the billionaire criticized SEC oversight as “broken,” in the wake of the regulator’s request on Monday night that he be held in contempt. Lawyers for Tesla and Musk did not immediately respond to requests for comment.



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Sen. Warren: US needs to address 'ugly history of racism'

Sen. Warren: US needs to address 'ugly history of racism'MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who said earlier this week that she supports reparations for black Americans who have been affected by slavery, told reporters Friday that the nation needs to confront its "ugly history of racism" and "talk about the right way to address it and make change."



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Email Address Given to Ocasio-Cortez Beau Sparks Heated Exchange

Email Address Given to Ocasio-Cortez Beau Sparks Heated Exchange“While you were having a nice Valentine’s Day, @AOC decided to put her boyfriend on staff — drawing a salary on the taxpayer’s dime. Nice to see her adapting to the swamp so quickly,” the conservative magazine’s Luke Thompson said on his Twitter feed. Other conservative voices piled on, with Katrina Pierson, an adviser to President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign, who suggested that “her jobs for everyone starts with her boyfriend.



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The Latest: Virginia senators, congressmen address scandals

The Latest: Virginia senators, congressmen address scandalsRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the racial and sexual assault allegations that have engulfed Virginia's top three elected officials, all Democrats (all times local):



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State of the Union: Who were Trump's invited guests for address to Congress?

State of the Union: Who were Trump's invited guests for address to Congress?Donald Trump has finally delivered his second State of the Union address to Congress following a week’s delay enforced by the government shutdown. In a wide-ranging speech from the floor of the House of Representatives, the president preached American exceptionalism, rallied his conservative support base and again stressed his concerns about the immigration crisis on the southern border and the need for a wall to bolster national security. In attendance were a number of special guests invited by President Trump, chosen because they embody issues at the centre of the national debate.



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