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People Venezuelan assembly orders elections by April 30
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Under Maduro, the country's money has become almost worthless and prices for consumer products have soared. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro looked sure to stand for re-election in a presidential vote due by the end of April where the ruling Socialists hope to trump a squabbling opposition despite an economic crisis and foreign sanctions .

People Alert level 4 raised over Mayon
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A level 4 alert means Mt Mayon is active, with persistent tremors, low-frequency type natural disaster. The agency raised the alert level of Mayon after it spewed a giant ash column past noon yesterday. Phivolcs warned that a "hazardous" eruption is imminent in the coming days. Marasigan said it could be weeks before families can return to their homes.

People One student arrested, one injured in Texas high school shooting
Author: 0 One student arrested, one injured in Texas high school shooting

The girl was taken by helicopter to Parkland Memorial Hospital. The high school has an enrollment of about 302 students. Students were escorted from Italy High School to a nearby elementary school and were released to family members. Neither knows the girl's condition. "This morning's tragedy hits the heart of this community", Joffre said. Located just 15 miles south of Waxahachie, Italy bills itself as " the biggest little town in Texas ".

People United States lawmakers to make last-ditch bid to end impasse
Author: 0 United States lawmakers to make last-ditch bid to end impasse

The Republican president has vacillated on what sort of legislation he supports and McConnell now seems willing to let the Senate craft a deal on legal protections for Dreamers and beefing up immigration enforcement at USA borders. "If he does not, of course, and I expect he will, he will have breached the trust of not only the Democratic senators but members of his own party as well", Schumer said.

People Winter storm to create hard to unsafe travel Sund — ALERT
Author: 0 Winter storm to create hard to unsafe travel Sund — ALERT

The snow is expected to continue into Monday, which is when most of the snow is expected to accumulate. In Western Colorado there are Winter Weather Advisories as well. Winds: Expecting sustained winds of 15-25mph especially Monday into Tuesday as the low pressure system departs. Also late Sunday, winds will pick up, with northeast gusts as high as 25 miles per hour.

People Global Poll Shows US Prestige Plummeting Under Trump
Author: 0 Global Poll Shows US Prestige Plummeting Under Trump

That number has plummeted 18 points since Trump took office. "What a relief that @realDonaldTrump is not polling well in the world". "Out here in #MAGAmerica, we're happy he's putting us first: economy, jobs, killing ISIS, judges". This is the lowest rating for the United States that has ever been recorded by Gallup since it started its poll on global leadership over ten years ago.

People France calls for UN Security Council meeting over Syria
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Turkey had to reach out Syria, a United Nations member, even if through letters, Çavuşoğlu said in another interview with broadcaster NTV on the same day. "France asks for an urgent meeting of the Security Council", Le Drian said on his Twitter feed. In a sign of the risks to Turkey, four rockets fired by the YPG hit a town in southern Turkey on the Syrian border early Sunday without causing loss of life, local officials said.

People Macron says 'particular' United Kingdom deal potential
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And while the French president provided story-thirsty British political journalists with an array of headlines, perhaps most striking was the praise his all-round performance drew from usually cynical hacks. He added: "And you should understand that you can not, by definition, have the full access to the single market if you don't tick the box". Offering his interpretation of Britain's vote to leave the EU, Mr Macron said: "My understanding is that middle-classes and working-classes - and ...

People Exercise? I get more than people think, Trump says
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President Donald Trump asked that a cognitive test be included as part of his first physical exam. A book published this month, "Fire and Fury" by Michael Wolff , asserted that even Mr. "Most of us could lose a couple of pounds", he said in an interview with Reuters reporters Jeff Mason and Steve Holland. They said Trump is at risk of having a stroke or a heart attack, noting that along with the high cholesterol level, he is overweight and doesn't exercise beyond rounds of gold.

People British MPs pass European Union withdrawal bill
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Commenting on Wednesday night's vote, Brexit Secretary David Davis said: "We are pleased that the bill has successfully completed this stage of its passage through Parliament ". Keir Starmer, Labor's shadow Brexit secretary, described the bill as not fit for goal, filled with a number of defects. Three of the party's Brexiteers - Frank Field (Birkenhead), Kate Hoey (Vauxhall), and Graham Stringer (Blackley and Broughton) - voted with the Government against the amendment.

People Senate Considers Temporary Bill To Avoid Government Shutdown
Author: 0 Senate Considers Temporary Bill To Avoid Government Shutdown

In the House, Republicans muscled the measure through on a mostly party-line 230-197 vote after making modest concessions to chamber conservatives and defense hawks. illegally as children. ABC News says debate in the Senate was expected to pick back up Friday morning. Just a few hours earlier, the president had praised the Senate's Democrat leader Charles Schumer for an "excellent preliminary meeting " to avert the shutdown.

People Battlefield 1 expansion Apocalypse adding new Air Assault mode
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DICE has dropped some details on the new content that will be included with Battlefield 1's upcoming Apocalypse expansion, which features maps from the climactic battles of the First World War. Additionally, Apocalypse will bring new dog tags, specializations, service assignments, and ranks. The game will add six new weapons including the Chauchat-Ribeyrolles SMG, new gadgets like the AA Rocket Gun for the Assault class and a meat cleaver as a melee weapon.

People Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar denies 'plot' against Brexit
Author: 0 Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar denies 'plot' against Brexit

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker offered a new twist in his campaign to keep Britain part of the EU. Wilson's comments came in the aftermath of Varadkar's speech in Strasbourg, where he said there can be no "backsliding" on the progress made in Brexit negotiations to date.

People ICE COOL PUTIN? Russian leader plunges into freezing lake in freakish ceremony
Author: 0 ICE COOL PUTIN? Russian leader plunges into freezing lake in freakish ceremony

He lowered himself into the water, made a sign of the cross and submerged himself for a moment, in a scene captured by state media. Severe frosts in Russia's Sakha Republic (Yakutia) can't scare locals - they continue their lives as normal and even plunge into icy waters as part of the Orthodox Epiphany ritual to mark the baptism of Jesus Christ in the waters of the Jordan River.

People Bob Dole to receive Congressional Gold Medal in bipartisan ceremony
Author: 0 Bob Dole to receive Congressional Gold Medal in bipartisan ceremony

Dole, 94, was the only former GOP presidential nominee to endorse Trump during his 2016 campaign. Some of the award's 300 recipients include George Washington and Mother Teresa. "Son of the soil, citizen, soldier and legislator, Bob Dole understands the American people, their struggles, their triumphs and their dreams", said Clinton at the time.

People Schachtner: Win shows voters exhausted of negativity
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On election night, Schachtner said her win sends a message that voters are exhausted of negative politics. "At the end of the day, I really work hard at being nice and open and really reflecting Wisconsin values", Schachtner said, adding that when campaign materials against her went negative, "people were turned off by it".

People Draft Nuclear Posture Review Seeks to Advance Low-Yield Nuclear Weapons Devt
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The U.S. typically views the use of nuclear weapons as appropriate in extreme circumstances. Former US government officials expressed skepticism that the document won't make nuclear war more likely. The second is a cruise missile with a nuclear warhead that can be launched at sea. "If all you have is high-yield weapons to answer a low-yield attack, it's still a nuclear attack".

People Blaming Democrats, Trump Says 'DACA Is Probably Dead'
Author: 0 Blaming Democrats, Trump Says 'DACA Is Probably Dead'

The President's son spoke out following the latest instance of Trump saying something deemed by critics to be racist or racially insensitive. During a meeting with the lawmakers, Trump reportedly called African nations " shithole countries " and questioned why the USA didn't favor letting more immigrants in from nations like Norway instead of countries like Haiti.

People Facebook to investigate Russian meddling in Brexit vote
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British lawmakers probing possible Russian interference in the Brexit referendum revealed on Wednesday (Jan 17) that Facebook had agreed to broaden its own investigation into fake news in the run-up to the vote, after facing criticism of the social media platform's initial efforts.

People US Strategic Shift in Syria Turns Focus to Iran From ISIS
Author: 0 US Strategic Shift in Syria Turns Focus to Iran From ISIS

There are now some 2,000 US troops in Syria , mainly training local forces to root out remaining extremist strongholds. "(It's) not a bad system", he said, explaining that some early reactions to Trump's tweets have usually come in by the time he sees them.

People Bitcoin slides to below $10000
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Chinese state media reported that the government was planning to stamp out remaining cryptocurrency trading in the country following a crackdown previous year. His comments came just a day after JP Morgan chief executive Jamie Dimon said he regretted calling Bitcoin a "fraud". Or we could frame it completely differently and talk about how Bitcoin is up 100 times or 1000 percent from a year ago.

People Qatari fighters intercept civilian planes: UAE
Author: 0 Qatari fighters intercept civilian planes: UAE

UAE authorities denied Sheikh Abdullah's allegations Sunday. On Friday, Qatar filed a complaint with the United Nations about an alleged violation of its air space in December by an Emirati military aircraft. Qatar's benchmark stocks index reversed gains after Monday's report, dropping 2.5 percent at the close in Doha, the biggest fall since the dispute broke out.

People Bill Parcells says Vikings need to forget about 'Minneapolis Miracle'
Author: 0 Bill Parcells says Vikings need to forget about 'Minneapolis Miracle'

Just build on the lessons from Saturday and if the players can maintain their style of play there is no doubt that this team will be representing the NFC for the Super Bowl . The Patriots face the Jaguars in the AFC Championship Sunday afternoon, while the Eagles meet the Vikings in the NFC Championship later in the day.

People Hipages + Amazon Alexa help Aussies hire tradies hands
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Amazon's Music Unlimited also is launching along with the hardware, priced at $5 a month. The Echo ($179) is the standard unit, while the Dot ($89) has all the smarts but no speaker and is created to be connected to one. Amazon is also a big-time newcomer in Australia in general, having only taken its first orders in the country late a year ago. It will launch in the two countries on February 1, when Aussies and Kiwis will be able to sign up for a free 90-day trial.

People Crew, passengers saw plane interception: UAE
Author: 0 Crew, passengers saw plane interception: UAE

The incident happened days after Qatar filed complaint to the United Nations about a UAE military jet's alleged violation of its airspace last December. Qatar denied the action but nervousness lingered and had sparked a sharp sell off late in the prior session. The interception drew the condemnation of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.

People New Avengers: Infinity War Synopsis Teases MCU's Deadliest Movie
Author: 0 New Avengers: Infinity War Synopsis Teases MCU's Deadliest Movie

None came much bigger than the Giant Man reveal from Captain America: Civil War , but the revelation that we might be getting a comics accurate Iron Spider in Infinity War is a pretty big one too. Infinity War is set to feature 67 Marvel characters , with uber-producer Kevin Feige promising that the next two Avengers films will be "the culmination of the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe' so far.

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