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President Trump: Jussie Smollett case 'embarrassment' to the nation, FBI will investigate

President Trump: Jussie Smollett case 'embarrassment' to the nation, FBI will investigate"It is an embarrassment to our Nation!" President Donald Trump tweeted Thursday morning.



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Canada closes airspace to Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes; US last nation flying the jets

Canada closes airspace to Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes; US last nation flying the jetsThe U.S. was the last nation flying Boeing 737 Max 8 planes on Wednesday as nations around the globe grounded the jets.



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Venezuela: Violent clashes break out as nation closes border with three countries amid escalating crisis

Venezuela: Violent clashes break out as nation closes border with three countries amid escalating crisisVenezuelan soldiers fired tear gas at civilians near the country’s border with Colombia, amid growing tensions after a crowd tried to clear a barricade in an effort to access humanitarian aid, including food and medicine. Flames from the bus blaze caused nearby power lines to spark along the border. The fresh burst of violence came as Nicolas Maduro‘s government closed Venezuela’s border bridges with Colombia on Friday, having also closed the nation’s borders with Brazil and the island of Curacao, other crucial points of entry for international aid.



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AP WAS THERE: Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution sweeps nation

AP WAS THERE: Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution sweeps nationEDITOR'S NOTE: On Feb. 11, 1979, after days of running street battles and uncertainty, Iran's military stood down and allowed the Islamic Revolution to sweep across the country.



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US weather: Major snowstorm expected to bring 'blizzard-like' conditions across nation and two feet of snow to New England

US weather: Major snowstorm expected to bring 'blizzard-like' conditions across nation and two feet of snow to New EnglandThe National Weather Service issued winter storm warnings across the Dakotas, Great Lakes states and New England for the weekend as a storm is forecast to dump up to 2ft of snow. The National Weather Service in Albany, New York, said snow could fall at a rate of one to three inches (2.5-7.5 centimetres) an hour, creating “difficult to impossible travel conditions” in some areas. In New York City, the worst of the storm is expected from Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon, with snow accumulations of up to 6in (15cm), followed by rain that could turn to ice as temperatures drop later Sunday.



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Snowstorms to be followed by Arctic outbreak in eastern half of nation

Snowstorms to be followed by Arctic outbreak in eastern half of nationFollowing a pair of snowstorms set to deliver a one-two punch to the midwestern and northeastern United States into this weekend, the coldest air so far this winter season has its sights set on the eastern half of the nation.



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Trump the latest US president to use Oval Office to address nation

Trump the latest US president to use Oval Office to address nationWashington (AFP) – US President Donald Trump is to address the nation from the Oval Office on Tuesday to present his case for building a wall along the southern border with Mexico.



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French Government Slams Trump: Stop Interfering And 'Leave Our Nation Be'

French Government Slams Trump: Stop Interfering And 'Leave Our Nation Be'The French government has asked President Donald Trump to keep his nose out of



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French Government Slams Trump: Stop Interfering And 'Leave Our Nation Be'

French Government Slams Trump: Stop Interfering And 'Leave Our Nation Be'The French government has asked President Donald Trump to keep his nose out of



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China’s Influence on Display as Leaders Converge on Island Nation

China’s Influence on Display as Leaders Converge on Island NationChina has been pouring money into the Pacific Island nation, injecting at least $ 5.9 billion of infrastructure spending since 2011 into an economy smaller than any U.S. state. The investment has highlighted the region’s growing status as a strategic battleground between China and U.S. allies ahead of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summits, which are bringing Xi, Vice President Mike Pence and other world leaders there this week. A banner advertising the state-owned China Railway Group flew over a construction site near cruise ships being used to house delegations.



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