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Using the drone called "Little Ripper", Sheridan was able to not only identify the location of the swimmers, but also remotely drop a rescue pod into the water. The drone pilot deployed the device from about a kilometer (0.62 miles) away and located the two, after which he dropped the inflatable floatation rescue pod near them.
  • India Successfully Tests New Long-Range Missile

    India Successfully Tests New Long-Range Missile

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    Like Agni, even Trident has 3 stages and propelled by solid fuel. India quickly rejected the claim, saying in fact Pakistan initiated the fire, killing a teenage girl and a soldier on the Indian side of the volatile frontier. China criticized the missile according to a report in the Global Times , a state-run newspaper, slamming India's desire to enter the global intercontinental missile club.
  • Trump makes impromptu appearance at White House women's panel

    Trump makes impromptu appearance at White House women's panel

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    Ronny Jackson after Friday's physical. Jackson said he "initially had no intention" of including a test of the president's mental fitness in his first annual physical, and stressed that he had "absolutely no concerns about his cognitive ability or neurological functions".
  • Low income families get free tickets — Winter Olympics

    Low income families get free tickets — Winter Olympics

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    Typically the benchmark for where phones will be in the coming year, the Galaxy models offer the best in hardware. The thought of the two adversaries competing together brings to mind what's come to be called "ping-pong diplomacy, " in which U.S.
  • House approves month-long funding, Senate to vote on potential govt shutdown

    House approves month-long funding, Senate to vote on potential govt shutdown

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    The measure passed by a 230-197 vote, with a handful of Republicans joining Democrats in voting against the measure. House passage came only after conservatives secured a promise from House Speaker Paul Ryan that he would soon advance some type of legislation to bolster US military readiness, said Republican Representative Mark Meadows.
  • Temperatures rise, seeds fall at Australian Open

    Temperatures rise, seeds fall at Australian Open

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    He also became a father for the second time. "It's a testament to how many great first- and second-round matches we have", Konta said of the early upsets. Djokovic, showing the effects of the struggle, fended off Monfils' renewed late effort and the Serb needed his fourth match point to claim victory.
  • Capitol Chat: DACA Deal And Government Shutdown Uncertain

    Capitol Chat: DACA Deal And Government Shutdown Uncertain

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    Congress has until Friday to reach an agreement on a thicket of thorny issues, and the talks don't appear to be going very smoothly right now. "This has turned into a S-show", said Sen. The deal would also result in 25,000 fewer visas to new immigrants by lottery per year, Gelatt says. Let's talk immigration for a bit. "They claim they don't want to shut down the government, so it seems to me it would be a rather attractive package".
  • Russian Federation says North Korea summit undermines United Nations, aggravates situation

    Russian Federation says North Korea summit undermines United Nations, aggravates situation

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    On Wednesday, representatives of North and South Korea met for the third time over the past 10 days, reaching agreements on the participation of Pyongyang's delegation at the Olympic Games due in PyeongChang on February 9-25. The participating nations included those who sent troops to fight in the Korean War as part of the U.N. forces as well as Japan and other nations.
  • Donald Trump Exercises

    Donald Trump Exercises "More Than People Think", According to Donald Trump

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    Indeed, we "know virtually nothing more about the genesis of Trump's dysfunctional behavior than we did a week ago". After speaking with Dr Jackson, he claims he admitted he had heart disease . As for his mental acuity, Mr Trump was quick to note his doctor's pronouncement that he aced a cognitive exam . Gupta said a score over 100 means he "has heart disease".
  • Snow showers, sub-zero windchill expected to continue into Tuesday

    Snow showers, sub-zero windchill expected to continue into Tuesday

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    Wednesday . The weather service says there's potential for hazardous conditions for the Wednesday morning commute due snow and limited visibilities throughout Northern Virginia, including Fauquier and Prince William counties. Unsafe wind chills prompted school systems to close Tuesday across Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Kansas and Missouri.
  • Politicians respond to Trump's alleged comment about Haiti

    Politicians respond to Trump's alleged comment about Haiti

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    USA diplomats in Haiti and other countries have been called to host government offices to hear complaints about the president's comments. But Senator Dick Durbin stood by claims, and said that Mr Trump had used "hate-filled, vile and racist" language during the meeting.
  • 'Horror house' kids allegedly chained to beds for months at a time

    'Horror house' kids allegedly chained to beds for months at a time

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    The couple pleaded not guilty to the accusations during their arraignment Thursday in Riverside County Superior Court. The couple are due to appear in court today . Hestrin alleged the Turpins themselves were well fed; they would tease the children by setting out pies on a counter and not letting the youngsters have any.
  • Government to resume processing DACA renewals, citing judge's ruling

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    Sen. "It is preventable", Durbin, the No. 2 Senate Democrat, told reporters of a shutdown . The question of Dreamers has been tied to the budget bill , which must be passed by Friday to avert a government shutdown. Dick Durbin is questioning the credibility of a Republican senator who says President Donald Trump did not refer to African countries using a vulgarity during a closed-door meeting.
  • White House Doctor Says Trump Is In 'Excellent' Physical, Cognitive Health

    White House Doctor Says Trump Is In 'Excellent' Physical, Cognitive Health

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    Mr Trump was said to have uttered " shithole " during last Thursday's conversation with senators in the Oval Office, a version backed up by Democrat Dick Durbin and some Republicans. Still, nobody will be more disappointed if Trump bails than Late Show host Stephen Colbert, The Daily Show's Trevor Noah, and Samantha Bee at Full Frontal , all of whom are in full-on campaign mode for "Fakeys" of their own.
  • WhatsApp launches standalone Android app for businesses

    WhatsApp launches standalone Android app for businesses

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    So, monetising these business accounts maybe the only way for the app to make any money. On New Year's Eve, many users complained that WhatsApp was down. WhatsApp Business app is now available only for Android users, and it's free to download as well. Over time, WhatsApp plans to introduce Confirmed Accounts on the lines of Twitter, which will help people know they are communicating with a genuine business house or not.
  • Trump says he's willing to make DACA deal after downplaying chances

    Trump says he's willing to make DACA deal after downplaying chances

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    The Trump White House rescinded DACA on September 5, announced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, causing a flurry of those known as dreamers to rush to renew their eligibility before an October deadline. "I want a merit based system of immigration and people who will help take our country to the next level". Mr Trump said he had called Republican Senators Tom Cotton and David Perdue and Republican Representative Bob Goodlatte to join him to hear the proposal at the White House, describing ...
  • America's global leadership image took a big hit last year

    America's global leadership image took a big hit last year

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    In 2016, 44 percent of Mexicans told the pollsters that they approved of the job performance of US leaders. This pattern held pretty consistently around the world. "Ratings for US leadership came in just ahead of Russia's, which saw 27 percent support in 2017 compared with 30 percent in the USA -the slimmest margin between the two nations in the study so far".
  • Pope Francis Just Married A Couple 36000 Feet In The Air!

    Pope Francis Just Married A Couple 36000 Feet In The Air!

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    A number of new attacks were reported overnight Tuesday in Araucania, including the shooting of a police officer, the torching of two Roman Catholic chapels and the destruction of two stationary helicopters belonging to a forestry company.
  • Trump insists he would beat Oprah in presidential race

    Trump insists he would beat Oprah in presidential race

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    She clearly has an unparalleled work ethic, and was an early supporter of Barack Obama. Those present at the press conference revealed Trump said that if Oprah takes the decision to run for president, however, he is not worried about losing against her.
  • HHS creates office to handle health workers' religious, moral complaints

    HHS creates office to handle health workers' religious, moral complaints

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    However, the American Civil Liberties Union opposed the new division . Lambda Legal's analysis shows that the rule will nearly certainly result in the denial of medical care to people and cause potentially life-threatening harm, in violation of numerous laws and regulations that prohibit such discrimination.
  • Nashville a finalist city for Amazon second headquarters

    Nashville a finalist city for Amazon second headquarters

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    On Thursday, Dant Chesser reacted to Louisville being left off the list of finalists . "This #AmazonHQ2 finalist list is so predictable it is nearly shocking", said Marianne Navarro, an economic and community development professional in the mayor of Baltimore's office, said in a tweet from her personal account .
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    North Korea calls Trump's "nuclear button" tweet the "spasm of a lunatic"

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    Should the United States start a war with North Korea , one which would kill millions of South Koreans and Americans on the Korean peninsula? That's a pretty strong bargaining chip to me. Trump has blamed the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election for hampering an improvement in US-Russian relations - thereby limiting his influence over President Vladimir Putin.
  • Trump supports short-term US government funding bill -White House

    Trump supports short-term US government funding bill -White House

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    Senate Democrats , for their part, are still keeping their cards close to their chest. Talks among top lawmakers and White House officials were moving slowly on an immigration package. She noted how Republicans had a majority that fell below the 60 votes needed to pass legislation in the Senate. Republicans don't want to deal with Democrats on this.
  • US House appoves short-term spending bill, avoid shutdown

    US House appoves short-term spending bill, avoid shutdown

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    Congress is doing it, so you can do it, too. The last time the government shutdown was 2013, and it lasted 16 days. Paul Ryan , speaker of the House of Representatives , on Capitol Hill . How can the shutdown not be their fault? As Thursday wore on, the math in the Senate looked increasingly tough for those aiming to keep the government running.
  • Nintendo announces DIY Nintendo Labo for the Switch

    Nintendo announces DIY Nintendo Labo for the Switch

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    How does Nintendo Labo work? The new experiment in peripherals, called Nintendo Labo , has players pop out and build cardboard toys , which integrate with the console or the Joy-Con controllers. The Nintendo Switch is not really catered to kids as they have games like Doom and Skyrim already out for the console. At a glance, Nintendo Labo is a pair of Switch games, each with its own DIY cardboard construction kit - separated into a $70 " variety kit " and an $80 " Robot ...
  • How well would you do on the cognitive test President Trump took?

    How well would you do on the cognitive test President Trump took?

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    Donald Trump's medical examination has sparked online skepticism, dubbed the "girther movement", as questions were raised over the measurements given for his height and weight. Asked if Trump is in ideal health , Maron offered a blunt reply: "God, no". A score of 22 or under is a cause for concern, but the president got a ideal 30 out of 30.
  • Vern Buchanan says CHIP funding enough reason to support short-term spending bill

    Vern Buchanan says CHIP funding enough reason to support short-term spending bill

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    House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi was even more pointed, arguing that an extra item in the funding bill to insure resources for children's health coverage was "like a bowl of doggie doo with a cherry on top". On Thursday morning, the president undermined Republican attempts to keep the government open by saying that an extension of the Children's Health Insurance Program should not be part of the stopgap spending bill now in Congress.
  • CHIP should not be included in stopgap bill

    CHIP should not be included in stopgap bill

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    Ahead of a potential government shutdown , GOP leaders are now facing a choice between fully funding the military or standing firm on immigration. A House vote on an extension to February 16 is expected sometime after 2:30 p.m. Just Wednesday, the White House budget office sent Congress a letter expressing support for the overall bill and expressly wrote , "The Administration supports the bill's multiyear funding extension of the Children's Health Insurance Program ( CHIP )".
  • Prosecutors accuse parents of torturing California siblings

    Prosecutors accuse parents of torturing California siblings

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    Mr Turpin also faces one count of "lewd act on a child under 14 years of age". They were ordered to return to court in late February. After the interview, they were arrested , with bail set at $ 9 million each. "This is depraved conduct", Hestrin said. "It breaks our hearts, but we're professionals and have to seek justice". The Turpins have lived in two Riverside County communities since moving to California in 2011, and police said they were never called to either home, nor were any ...
  • Australian Open: Federer enters second round

    Australian Open: Federer enters second round

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    Ferrell, who is leaving Melbourne on Friday, also joked about his own tennis career. "The moment you see an opening, you go for it". "It has exceeded expectations in terms of obviously what an fantastic venue". I think the last 12 days was more than what I could have dreamed for coming here. Will added: 'It's very hard to drive over here, for me. "That's probably an easy thing to fix, right?" The actor had channeled Anchorman character Ron Burgundy to ask the Swiss tennis player if ...
  • Weather warning issued for north and northwest

    Weather warning issued for north and northwest

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    Met Office spokesperson Alex Deakin said : " Snow showers keep coming throughout the day across western Scotland, Northern Ireland, northern England and Wales - a mixture of rain, sleet and snow showers likely here". Mat Jackson, 29, a product manager with Siemens, arrived home in Manchester at around 11.30am on Wednesday - having left Glasgow at 3.20pm on Tuesday.
  • Atlanta makes finalist list for new Amazon HQ2 headquarters

    Atlanta makes finalist list for new Amazon HQ2 headquarters

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    An Amazon official said in a news release that the company learned, through the process of accepting applications, about new communities across North America that could be considered for future investment and jobs. But one major downside is traffic congestion. CEO Jeff Bezos owns a home in the District's Kalorama neighborhood and he is also the owner of The Washington Post .
  • Trump's Doctor Just Confirmed This Long-Standing Rumor About His Hair

    Trump's Doctor Just Confirmed This Long-Standing Rumor About His Hair

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    Additionally, the President had an echocardiogram of his heart, as well as a stress test, both described as normal. In making the case to CNN's Dana Bash that Trump isn't well served by his own administration, Graham is apparently trying to circumvent the White House to appeal to the President himself as Congress nears a shutdown due, in part, to disagreements about immigration.
  • Turkey vows to 'drown' US-backed Syrian Kurdish force

    Turkey vows to 'drown' US-backed Syrian Kurdish force

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    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov the plan indicated that the United States was planning to partition Syria. Yildirim says: "The U.S. must eliminate the confusion and change its stance in favor of peace and improving relations with Turkey ".
  • Chicago Makes Amazon's Finalist List For Second Headquarters

    Chicago Makes Amazon's Finalist List For Second Headquarters

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    It may seem impossible that Amazon would choose the Toronto region over 19 US metropolitan areas given the political climate. Cincinnati didn't make the cut for Amazon's second North American headquarters . But Savage said in spite of any potential downsides, Halifax would have benefited from having an Amazon location here. Though other cities and states promised tax incentives and cold hard cash - New Jersey offered a whopping $5 billion - Toronto steered clear of writing a cheque and ...
  • Durbin stands by account of Trump profanity — UPDATE

    Durbin stands by account of Trump profanity — UPDATE

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    The Washington Post , which broke the story, said Trump was told the proposal would benefit Haitians, to which he reportedly responded, "Why do we need more Haitians? When you have rebel factions that kill children, disembowel women as saints, who mutilate innocent civilians".
  • Antonio Conte slams 'big mistake' by VAR system

    Antonio Conte slams 'big mistake' by VAR system

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    Chelsea manager Antonio Conte was relieved but also seeking answers about the role of video assistant referees and how on-field official Graham Scott was consulting them. Conte's men registered no fewer than 54 shots at goal in their three recent draws with a very impressive 20 of them being on target. When asked whether he thought Morata and Pedro dived, Conte added: "I don't know".
  • Trump says Sen. Durbin misrepresented discussion

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    The White House released a recording of the interview, claiming that the president had said, "I'd" instead of "I". Lindsey Graham of SC, to say the president "was wrong". Nielsen acknowledged the president might have used the s-word. Present in a room, listening to an audio tape, reacting to a reporter's questions, members of the Republican Party aren't able to hear clearly - at least if they're to be believed.
  • U.S. government shutdown looms amid immigration battle

    U.S. government shutdown looms amid immigration battle

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    But it was the Justice Department that announced in September that DACA would be canceled in March, creating a six-month window for Congress to write legislation protecting immigrants who were brought to the USA illegally as children or allow them to face deportation.
  • Djokovic wins in rising heat

    Djokovic wins in rising heat

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    Kerber, the 2016 Australian Open champion, had a 6-4, 6-1 win over Donna Vekic before the crowd sang "Happy Birthday" to celebrate her 30th birthday. Sharapova beat Sevastova (Picture: AP) Will Kerber meet Sharapova next? He will prove to be a huge test for the returning Serbian superstar.