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International ice sculpture contest held in the French Alps

International ice sculpture contest held in the French Alps

Twenty sculptors from all over the world compete for three days and three nights to bring gigantic blocks of ice to life during the 28th edition of Valloire's ice sculpture competition, in France's Savoy region.
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AFP
'No point going to school if our world is dying'

'No point going to school if our world is dying'

Thousands of students skip school in Belgium to join a march demanding action on climate change.
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BBC News
Snowboarder Max Parrot diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma

Snowboarder Max Parrot diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma

Olympic medallist snowboarder Max Parrot has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma, a form of cancer. He will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season. The 24-year-old from Bromont, Que., was diagnosed Dec. 21 after undergoing a biopsy 10 days ea...
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Canadian Press
Car bomb kills at least nine in Colombia

Car bomb kills at least nine in Colombia

A car bomb exploded at a police academy in Colombia's capital Bogota on Thursday, killing at least nine people and wounding over 20 in an attack that prompted fears of a return to the country's violent past.
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Reuters
Trump missile defense review calls out N.Korea

Trump missile defense review calls out N.Korea

President Donald Trump unveiled a revamped U.S. missile defense strategy on Thursday that called North Korea an ongoing and "extraordinary threat," seven months after he declared the threat posed by Pyongyang had been eliminated.
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Reuters
Duque: Those responsible for 'terrorist act' will be punished

Duque: Those responsible for 'terrorist act' will be punished

During a press conference from the site of an apparent car bomb, Colombian President Ivan Duque classifies it as a "terrorist act" and says that those responsible "will not go unpunished."
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AFP
Hundreds of migrants exit Guatemalan capital towards Mexico

Hundreds of migrants exit Guatemalan capital towards Mexico

Hundreds of Honduran migrants, including several children, start their trek early morning to leave Guatemala City and head towards the Mexican border, in the hopes of reaching the US.
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AFP
Newborn found dead in Phoenix Amazon facility

Newborn found dead in Phoenix Amazon facility

Phoenix police say a newborn baby girl was found dead in a women's restroom inside an Amazon distribution center. Investigators have located and spoken with the mother.
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Associated Press
Cohen says he rigged polls for Trump

Cohen says he rigged polls for Trump

Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, said on Thursday he paid a firm to manipulate online polling data “at the direction of and for the sole benefit of” Trump. Jonah Green is on the story.
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Reuters
Suspect identified in Bogota car bomb attack: prosecutor

Suspect identified in Bogota car bomb attack: prosecutor

Colombia's attorney general announces that authorities have fully identified the man who detonated a car with 80 kilos of explosive at a police academy in Bogota, causing nine deaths and 54 injuries.
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AFP
Lingerie: Selling seduction in the age of #MeToo

Lingerie: Selling seduction in the age of #MeToo

With G-strings and push-up bras losing their allure as ultra sexiness gives ways to comfort, and the whole idea of seduction being questioned, designers are grappling with how to be interesting without objectifying women.
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AFP
Prince Philip involved in car crash near Sandringham

Prince Philip involved in car crash near Sandringham

The Duke of Edinburgh has been involved in a road accident while driving close to the Sandringham Estate.
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Press Association
Colombian president arrives at scene of apparent car bomb

Colombian president arrives at scene of apparent car bomb

Colombian President Ivan Duque arrives at the scene of an apparent car bomb attack on a police cadet training school in the Colombian capital that has left at least eight people dead and 10 injured, the defense ministry said.
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AFP
Survivor: I tweeted goodbye to my family

Survivor: I tweeted goodbye to my family

Ronald Ngeno was inside the DusitD2 business complex in Nairobi when the terror attack started.
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BBC News
Brexit Select Committee Chair Hilary Benn meets ministers

Brexit Select Committee Chair Hilary Benn meets ministers

Hilary Benn calls on the PM to rule out no-deal and to change her red lines.
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ITN
Michigan State names new interim president

Michigan State names new interim president

Michigan State University’s board says interim president John Engler’s resignation is effective immediately. The board acted a day after Engler announced his resignation amid fallout from the case of convicted sexual abuser Larry Nassar
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Associated Press
Pelosi defends move to postpone SOTU address

Pelosi defends move to postpone SOTU address

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi defended her suggestion to postpone the president's State of the Union address as long as the partial government shutdown continues.
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Associated Press
Trump calls for expanded missile defense program

Trump calls for expanded missile defense program

During an appearance at the Pentagon, President Donald Trump said "our goal is simple: that we can detect and destroy" any incoming missile. Part of the new strategy is to create a level of sensors in space.
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Associated Press
Toddler trapped for days in Spanish water well

Toddler trapped for days in Spanish water well

Spanish emergency services were on Thursday working to rescue a toddler trapped in a well since Sunday (January 13).The two-year-old boy was seen falling into the well as his family walked through a private estate in Totalan, Malaga, in southern Spai
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Reuters
Thousands of IRS workers called back without pay

Thousands of IRS workers called back without pay

The partial government shutdown that began Dec. 22 caused roughly 420,000 federal employees to work without pay. This week, the IRS said it will recall thousands of workers to handle tax returns.
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Associated Press
Launching new missile strategy, Trump pushes wall

Launching new missile strategy, Trump pushes wall

President Donald Trump Thursday rolled out a new strategy for an aggressive space-based missile defense system. In remarks at the Pentagon, he also slammed Democrats over the government shutdown and continued his push for a southern border wall.
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Associated Press
Relatives gather at the scene of apparent car bomb in Bogota

Relatives gather at the scene of apparent car bomb in Bogota

Relatives gather at the scene an apparent car bomb attack on a police cadet training school in the Colombian capital that has left at least eight people dead and 10 injured, the defense ministry said.
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AFP
Massive general strike takes effect in Tunisia

Massive general strike takes effect in Tunisia

The secretary general of Tunisia's powerful UGTT trade union, Noureddine Taboubi, gives a speech in front of a crowd gathered in front of the union's headquarters in Tunis, as a major strike takes effect in the country. The Tunisian General Labour...
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AFP
Hamsters and puppies get divine blessing

Hamsters and puppies get divine blessing

Dogs, cats and even a hamster were blessed outside a Madrid church on Thursday morning, to celebrate the Feast of St Anthony the Abbot, Spain's patron saint of animals.
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Press Association
Britain searches for Brexit 'Plan B'

Britain searches for Brexit 'Plan B'

Britain's last-minute scramble to shape its exit from the EU, its biggest policy upheaval in half a century, hit the rocks on Thursday as Prime Minister Theresa May and opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn dug in their heels for competing visions.
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Reuters
Police and rescue services at scene of car bomb in Bogota

Police and rescue services at scene of car bomb in Bogota

Police and rescue services are at the scene an apparent car bomb attack on a police cadet training school in the Colombian capital that has left at least eight people dead and 10 injured, the defense ministry said.
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AFP
All creatures great and small flock to Madrid for blessing

All creatures great and small flock to Madrid for blessing

Pet-owners and their furry friends flocked to the Church of San Anton in central Madrid, to receive the traditional blessing on the day of Saint Anthony, the Patron Saint of Animals.
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Ruptly
Football: Chelsea close in on Gonzalo Higuain loan

Football: Chelsea close in on Gonzalo Higuain loan

Chelsea are set to add some much-needed firepower by reuniting manager Maurizio Sarri with Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain, according to widespread reports.
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AFP
Theresa May in discussions with MPs over 'Plan B' Brexit

Theresa May in discussions with MPs over 'Plan B' Brexit

Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom has set the date for MPs to debate the Government's Brexit Plan B after the Prime Minister's original deal suffered a historic defeat on Tuesday.
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Press Association
Armoured trucks: Mexico toughens up its giants on the road

Armoured trucks: Mexico toughens up its giants on the road

Mounting dangers on Mexican roads have fuelled a booming new business as the trucking industry seeks to fight back: welcome to the world of armoured and bullet-proof trailer trucks.
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AFP
Freeland on Canadian mining executive found dead in Burkina Faso

Freeland on Canadian mining executive found dead in Burkina Faso

Ottawa has confirmed the death of Canadian mining executive Kirk Woodman in Burkina Faso. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada is working on the investigation with authorities in the west African country.
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Canadian Press
Colombia 'will not bow to violence' after car bomb: Duque

Colombia 'will not bow to violence' after car bomb: Duque

Colombian President Ivan Duque vows that his country "will not bow to violence" after an apparent car bomb attack on a police cadet training school in capital Bogota left at least five people dead and 10 injured, according to the city's mayor.
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AFP
Video shows 11 abandoned cats being rescued from boxes

Video shows 11 abandoned cats being rescued from boxes

Video shows 11 abandoned cats being rescued from sealed boxes.
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ITN
Sen. Scott: Pelosi not negotiating in good faith

Sen. Scott: Pelosi not negotiating in good faith

Florida Republican Senator Rick Scott is defending President Donald Trump's decision to reject a short-term fix to the partial government shutdown, indicating that he thinks Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is not acting in good faith.
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Associated Press
Bogota mayor confirms five dead in apparent car bomb attack

Bogota mayor confirms five dead in apparent car bomb attack

Bogota Mayor Enrique Penalosa confirms there have been at least five dead in an apparent car bomb attack on a police cadet training school in the Colombian capital and at least 10 injured.
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AFP
Spanish villagers HORSE around with bonfires in honour of St Anthony

Spanish villagers HORSE around with bonfires in honour of St Anthony

Dozens of men rode horses through a bonfire in the small Spanish village of San Bartolome de Pinares in the northwest of Madrid. The event was held in honour of Saint Anthony, the patron saint of animals. The age-old tradition, called ‘Luminarias'...
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Ruptly
Coffee species are in danger of extinction

Coffee species are in danger of extinction

"If we don't start thinking about it now, our options in the future will rapidly diminish." A recent study shows that at least 60 percent of all wild coffee species will be under threat of extinction in 70 years. #coffeeArabica #climatechange #ex...
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TRT World
Congolese Ebola survivor gives birth to healthy baby

Congolese Ebola survivor gives birth to healthy baby

In a rare case that's surprised doctors, a pregnant woman who was infected with ebola virus has now given birth to a healthy baby.
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Reuters
Money Monitor: Tips for growing savings on a low income

Money Monitor: Tips for growing savings on a low income

Financial adviser Sara Zollo says it's still important for people with lower incomes, or who are struggling with debt, to think about investment planning and saving.
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Canadian Press
Make your hair POP! Moscow barber washes clients' hair with champagne

Make your hair POP! Moscow barber washes clients' hair with champagne

A new trend is on the rise after beauty bloggers claimed it can boost shine and reduce frizz - champagne! A Russian barber has now started treating his clients with the beverage as his salon in Moscow.
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Ruptly
DUP want to deal with 'toxicity' of backstop

DUP want to deal with 'toxicity' of backstop

Arlene Foster says the backstop needs to be dealt with "in a very clear way"
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ITN
Turkish presidential spokesman on the HTS presence in Idlib

Turkish presidential spokesman on the HTS presence in Idlib

The Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin answers questions on Hayat Tahrir al Sham taking control over Idlib and northwestern Aleppo. Residents of the region are worried that the recent events could lead to a new round of air strikes by th...
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TRT World
From 'order' to 'unlock': John Bercow's best bellows

From 'order' to 'unlock': John Bercow's best bellows

It's been a busy week for the House of Commons and the Speaker, John Bercow. We look at Mr Bercow's best bellows across the house.
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Press Association
Clashes in the DRC killed 890 people in December 2018: UN

Clashes in the DRC killed 890 people in December 2018: UN

Ethnic violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo killed at least 890 over just three days in December 2018, the UN says. #DRC #Congo
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TRT World
Kenyans respond to media coverage of the Nairobi attack

Kenyans respond to media coverage of the Nairobi attack

Kenyans are outraged over the international media coverage of the #Nairobi attack, and many have taken to social media to call out the "double standards and arrogance". #Nairobi #Kenya #AlShabaab
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TRT World
Serbia rolls out red carpet for Putin

Serbia rolls out red carpet for Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a welcoming ceremony in front of the Palace of Serbia in Belgrade as he kicks of his state visit to the country.
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AFP
Barnier: The red lines are Britain's red lines, not ours

Barnier: The red lines are Britain's red lines, not ours

EU's chief Brexit negotiator says the red lines were put in place by the UK not them and that if they are willing to move them, they will move too.
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Press Association
What is a government shutdown?

What is a government shutdown?

The partial government shutdown that began on December 22 is the longest in US history. But why does this kind of deadlock happen only in the US? #US #GovernmentShutdown
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TRT World