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Anti-Brexit Rally Draws 1 Million Protesters Demanding New Vote

Anti-Brexit Rally Draws 1 Million Protesters Demanding New VoteAn estimated 1 million anti-Brexit protesters rallied alongside leading politicians in central London on Saturday to demand a second referendum on the U.K.’s withdrawal from the European Union. Marchers clogged the streets of central London as they walked from Hyde Park to Parliament Square to hear from the opposition Labour Party mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and deputy Labour leader Tom Watson.



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Democrat O'Rourke presidential bid draws $6.1 million in first 24 hours

Democrat O'Rourke presidential bid draws $  6.1 million in first 24 hoursBeto O’Rourke raised more than $ 6.1 million within 24 hours of announcing his candidacy for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, his campaign said on Monday, highlighting his fundraising prowess in a crowded field. The former three-term Texas congressman’s haul put him at the top of a Democratic pack of more than a dozen candidates so far including Bernie Sanders, the independent U.S. senator who sought the party’s nomination in 2016. Sanders raised $ 5.9 million in the first 24 hours of his 2020 campaign.



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Netanyahu campaign draws accusations of incitement

Netanyahu campaign draws accusations of incitementJERUSALEM (AP) — When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has run into political trouble in the past, he has lashed out at the media, the political opposition and Israel's Arab minority with incendiary and divisive language to galvanize his nationalist base.



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Roger Stone Draws the Judge Who Threw Paul Manafort in Jail

Roger Stone Draws the Judge Who Threw Paul Manafort in JailThe no-nonsense judge assigned Stone’s case has already demonstrated that she’s got little patience for defendants who misbehave. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson issued a gag order on Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort and later revoked his bail and threw him in jail. “This is not middle school,” Jackson told Manafort’s lawyers before ordering him locked up in June for alleged witness tampering.



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Daughter's plea draws 50,000 birthday cards for US veteran

Daughter's plea draws 50,000 birthday cards for US veteranFULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — When Sue Morse requested on Facebook that friends send her father well-wishes for his Dec. 30 birthday, she expected maybe 160 cards.



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Group that escorts migrant caravans draws more scrutiny

Group that escorts migrant caravans draws more scrutinyTIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Thousands of Central Americans journeying toward the United States were 2,500 miles from their destination in October when they reached a moment of decision: Should they press on toward the U.S. border? Or should they stop and put down roots in Mexico, where the government offered to let them stay?



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New Russian barracks on disputed islands draws protest from Japan

New Russian barracks on disputed islands draws protest from JapanRussia’s Ministry of Defence said it planned to shift troops next week into four housing complexes on two of the four disputed islands, known as the Southern Kurils in Russia and the Northern Territories in Japan. Japan’s defense ministry says 3,500 Russian troops are deployed on the two larger islands as part of a military buildup. The news came after the Kremlin said Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe might visit Russia on Jan. 21 as the two countries step up efforts to defuse the territorial dispute that has prevented them from signing a World War Two peace treaty.



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Stephen King Draws Startling Comparison Between Trump And George H.W. Bush

Stephen King Draws Startling Comparison Between Trump And George H.W. BushThis weekend marked the passing of former President George H.W. Bush, who died



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Palestinian rocket attack on Israeli city draws Gaza air strikes

Palestinian rocket attack on Israeli city draws Gaza air strikesEgypt, which sent a delegation to Gaza on Tuesday for the latest round of talks on a long-term ceasefire, postponed a visit there by its intelligence chief, Abbas Kamel, following Wednesday’s surge in violence, Palestinian officials said. The family living there managed to take shelter in a reinforced room after alert sirens sounded, said officials in the city about 40 km (25 miles) from the Gaza Strip. Another rocket launched from Gaza and aimed at central Israel fell into the Mediterranean Sea, the military said.



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March to the Polls rally in Chicago draws thousands

March to the Polls rally in Chicago draws thousandsThousands of people have marched through downtown Chicago to express their displeasure at President Donald Trump and encourage voters to go to the polls for next month’s midterm election.



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