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Jussie Smollett attack: Two Nigerian men arrested over attack on Empire actor released without charge

Jussie Smollett attack: Two Nigerian men arrested over attack on Empire actor released without chargeChicago police released without charges two Nigerian brothers arrested on suspicion of assaulting “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett and said they have new evidence to investigate as a result of questioning them. “The individuals questioned by police in the Empire case have now been released without charging and detectives have additional investigative work to complete,” Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said in a brief statement late Friday. Mr Smollett, who is black and gay, has said two masked men shouting racial and anti-gay slurs and “This is MAGA country!” beat him and looped a rope around his neck early on 29 January before running away.



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New York Lawmakers Fuming Without Key Details on Amazon Campus

New York Lawmakers Fuming Without Key Details on Amazon Campus“Is it a done deal?” Senator John Liu, a Democrat who represents the borough’s northeast, asked Howard Zemsky, president and chief executive officer of Empire State Development, at a hearing on Tuesday in Albany. When Zemsky said finalization is pending, Liu asked him to disclose any up-front taxpayer costs to lure Amazon, one of the world’s richest companies, to Long Island City. “You have to perform, be it on jobs or the investment, before you get anything back if you’re Amazon,” said Zemsky, referring to targets the Internet retailer must hit, including those involving job creation and capital expenditures.



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El Chapo jury ends 3rd day of deliberations without verdict

El Chapo jury ends 3rd day of deliberations without verdictNEW YORK (AP) — Jurors at the trial of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman ended their third day of deliberations at his U.S. trial Wednesday without a verdict after asking whether killing someone over personal beef could be part of a drug-trafficking conspiracy.



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Afghan president says he will oppose peace deal without his government

Afghan president says he will oppose peace deal without his governmentGhani’s government has so far been shut out of the evolving peace talks between Taliban negotiators and U.S. envoys to end more than 17 years of war, with the hardline Islamist movement branding his government as a U.S. puppet. “At the end of any peace deal, the decision-maker will be the government of Afghanistan,” Ghani told TOLO News, the country’s largest private television station. “No power in the country can dissolve the government,” he said, adding that he was ready to “stand and defend our country”.



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Trump vows to outspend Russia without new missile pact

Trump vows to outspend Russia without new missile pactPresident Donald Trump vowed Tuesday that the United States would outspend Russia on missiles without a fresh international accord after he ditched a landmark Cold War treaty. Trump’s warning during his annual State of the Union address cemented fears of an emerging arms race, with Russia hours earlier pledging to design new missiles over the next two years. The United States last week started the process of exiting the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, saying that Russia has been violating the pact through a new missile system and ignored repeated complaints.



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'El Chapo' jury ends first day of deliberations without verdict

'El Chapo' jury ends first day of deliberations without verdictThe 12 jurors began deliberating at about 1 p.m. (1800 GMT)after receiving instructions from U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan. Guzman, 61, is accused of leading Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel, which became one of the most powerful drug trafficking organizations in the world. The 11-week trial, which featured testimony from more than 50 witnesses, offered the public an unprecedented look into the inner workings of the cartel, named for the state in northwest Mexico where Guzman was born in a poor mountain village.



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Trump administration to build Mexico border wall ‘with or without Democrats’, says Sarah Sanders

Trump administration to build Mexico border wall ‘with or without Democrats’, says Sarah SandersThe White House has threatened to “move forward” with its plan to build a border along the US/Mexico border “with or without Democrats”. The statement comes after Donald Trump announced he would reopen the government without his demand for $ 5.7bn (£4.3bn) in border wall funding, and after democrats repeatedly rebuffed his efforts to force their hand on the issue. “In 21 days President [Trump] is moving forward building the wall with or without the Democrats,” tweeted press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.



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EU parliament won't approve Brexit deal without Irish 'backstop': statement

EU parliament won't approve Brexit deal without Irish 'backstop': statementThe European Parliament’s Brexit group said on Thursday it would not approve an agreement on Britain’s departure from the European Union that did not contain a full “backstop” provision to avoid a hard Irish border. The statement, issued after a meeting of the Brexit Steering Group, sought to dash any hopes in London that Prime Minister Theresa May could secure a time limit to the commitment of preventing a border on the island of Ireland. The group, chaired by Guy Verhofstadt, “reiterated that the withdrawal agreement is fair and cannot be re-negotiated.



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Give Covington Catholic students room to process without harassment

Give Covington Catholic students room to process without harassmentI hope adults surrounding the boys from Covington Catholic are sitting down with them to listen about how they are coping with the negative attention.



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Alleged US spy received Russian 'state secret' without knowing: lawyer

Alleged US spy received Russian 'state secret' without knowing: lawyerA former US Marine charged with espionage in Russia was handed a USB drive containing state secrets without knowing what was on the device, his lawyer said Tuesday after a hearing extending his client’s custody. Paul Whelan, 48, was taken into custody on December 28 by the Russian FSB security service, which said he was caught “while carrying out an act of espionage”.



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