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A plane dumped jet fuel over Los Angeles

Sixty people were affected after a plane dumped jet fuel while returning to the Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday, hitting five elementary schools and one high school. The incident ...

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Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn seeking to withdraw guilty plea

President Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn asked a court to let him withdraw his guilty plea on charges of lying to the FBI just two weeks before he ...

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U.S. imposes new sanctions on North Korea

News of the new sanctions come after North Korean head of state Kim Jong-un warned that Pyongyang will no longer be bound by a preemptive ICBM test moratorium, as denuclearization ...

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Winners and losers from the Iowa debate

WINNERS* Pete Buttigieg: The former South Bend, Indiana, mayor proved Tuesday night that he is the best debater in this field. But he also did something more important than that, ...

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Chuck Schumer: majority of U.S. Senate backs Iran war powers resolution

U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday he believed a majority of 51 U.S. senators will approve a war powers resolution to block President Donald Trump from further ...

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Trump to divert $7.2 billion from Pentagon for border wall construction

President Trump plans to divert $7.2 billion from the Pentagon to go toward border wall construction this year, an amount five times greater than what Congress authorized in the budget, ...

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Impeachment trial opening arguments likely to start Jan. 21

Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) said on Monday that he expects the opening arguments for President Trump’s impeachment trial to start next Tuesday. Asked if Tuesday, Jan. 21, was the “likely” ...

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Blame for Ukraine plane not lie solely with those who downed the plane but those who put it in harm

On 7 January, one day before Iran shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane near Tehran, as commercial jets piled into the busy air corridor over neighbouring Iraq, I tweeted: “I ...

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