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Former Stormont deputy first minister Seamus Mallon has died aged 83

Former Stormont deputy first minister Seamus Mallon has died aged 83

The ex-deputy leader of the nationalist SDLP and MP was an architect of the Northern Ireland peace process and a key figure in negotiating the 1998 Good Friday Agreement which largely halted violence. He implemented the newborn political powersha...
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Press Association
Health officials confirm second U.S. case of coronavirus

Health officials confirm second U.S. case of coronavirus

Health officials in Chicago and at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday confirmed the second U.S. case of the new coronavirus from China in a Chicago woman, and said as many as 63 potential cases in the U.S. were being invest
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Reuters
How best to prevent coronavirus: three burning questions answered

How best to prevent coronavirus: three burning questions answered

Euronews spoke to infectious disease experts about the coronavirus outbreak.
Euronews
St. John's to lift state of emergency as blizzard cleanup continues

St. John's to lift state of emergency as blizzard cleanup continues

St. John's, N.L., will lift its eight-day state of emergency on Saturday at 6 a.m. The city has been focused on cleanup after last week's record-breaking blizzard dropped 76 centimetres of snow on the city. Mayor Danny Breen says there are still c...
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Canadian Press
Dems: Congress must oust Trump to stop abuses

Dems: Congress must oust Trump to stop abuses

In the impeachment trial of Donald Trump, Rep. Adam Schiff argues that it was "one hell of a Russian intelligence coup" that the president chased kooky theories about Ukraine pushed by Rudy Giuliani that benefited Vladimir Putin at U.S. expense.
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Associated Press
Schiff to Senators: Trump may investigate you next

Schiff to Senators: Trump may investigate you next

Democratic House prosecutors launched their final arguments Friday at Donald Trump's impeachment trial accusing the president of laboring to cover up his actions with Ukraine that finally led to the charges now against him.
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Associated Press
Schiff: 'This is Trump first, not America first'

Schiff: 'This is Trump first, not America first'

Democratic House prosecutors launched their final arguments at Donald Trump's impeachment trial arguing the president risked U.S. relations with a key ally and promoted Russian propaganda strictly for personal and political gain.
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Associated Press
AP Top Stories

AP Top Stories

Here's the latest for Friday, January 24th: Democratic prosecutors make their final case on impeachment; Trump speaks at anti-abortion rally; 2nd US case of deadly virus from China reported in Chicago; 6.8 earthquake rocks eastern Turkey.
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Associated Press
CDC: New virus's risk for U.S. public remains low

CDC: New virus's risk for U.S. public remains low

A Chicago woman has become the second U.S. patient diagnosed with the dangerous new virus from China, health officials announced Friday. And The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say the risk to the U.S. public remains low.
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Associated Press
Trump joins anti-abortion protesters at March for Life rally in D.C.

Trump joins anti-abortion protesters at March for Life rally in D.C.

Donald Trump became the first U.S. president to address Washington, D.C.'s March for Life anti-abortion rally in person Friday, illustrating how important evangelical voters are to his re-election changes. Against the backdrop of Capitol Hill, whe...
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Canadian Press
Rosie Perez arrives at court for Weinstein trial

Rosie Perez arrives at court for Weinstein trial

"Do The Right Thing" actress Rosie Perez arrived at Manhattan court Friday where she testified that fellow screen star Annabella Sciorri told her in the mid-1990s that Harvey Weinstein had raped her.
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Associated Press
How researchers are tracking the coronavirus

How researchers are tracking the coronavirus

Canadian researchers are making advances in tracking the trajectory of viral illnesses, like the emergent coronavirus. From global flight patterns to learning the names of individual patients, scientists say they have more ways to monitor infectio...
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Canadian Press
Rebecca Long-Bailey wins backing of Unite in Labour leadership race

Rebecca Long-Bailey wins backing of Unite in Labour leadership race

Rebecca Long-Bailey's campaign for Labour Party leader has been given a boost after she received the backing of Unite, Britain's second-biggest trade union. Ms Long-Bailey, a frontrunner in the race to replace Jeremy Corbyn, needs the backing of ...
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Press Association
Andrea Leadsom meets with Harry Dunn's parents after extradition refusal

Andrea Leadsom meets with Harry Dunn's parents after extradition refusal

Harry Dunn's parents and Andrea Leadsom entering South Northamptonshire Council Offices following the US secretary of state refusing an extradition request for the suspect charged with causing the death of their son. Mrs Sacoolas, 42, claimed dip...
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Press Association
Second US new virus case confirmed in Chicago

Second US new virus case confirmed in Chicago

A Chicago woman has become the second U.S. patient diagnosed with a new virus from China, health officials said Friday. The woman, in her 60s, returned from China on Jan. 13 without showing any signs of illness.
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Associated Press
Trudeau taps Marc Gold as government representative in the Senate

Trudeau taps Marc Gold as government representative in the Senate

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is tapping Sen. Marc Gold, a constitutional law expert and former chair of the Jewish Federations of Canada, to serve as the Liberal government's representative in the upper chamber. Gold says senators may have to cur...
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Canadian Press
A 6.8 magnitude earthquake hits Turkey's eastern city of Elazig

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake hits Turkey's eastern city of Elazig

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake hits Turkey's eastern city of Elazig.
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TRT World
Deadly blast wrecks homes in Houston

Deadly blast wrecks homes in Houston

Some people in Houston are picking up the pieces of their shattered homes following a massive warehouse explosion that killed at least two people
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Associated Press
GOP Senators: 'Voters should decide Trump's fate'

GOP Senators: 'Voters should decide Trump's fate'

Two key Republican senators criticized the slow pace of how the Democratic impeachment managers have been presenting their case, and they said they trusted American voters to decide President Donald Trump's fate over the U.S. Senate.
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Associated Press
Iraqis protest against US military presence

Iraqis protest against US military presence

Thousands of Iraqis respond to Shia cleric Muqtada al Sadr's call for a "million-strong" protest, and took to the streets to demand US troops to exit Iraq. The protests come after the US assassinated an Iranian general and an Iraqi militia chief o...
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TRT World
Pro-life campaigners take to the streets in Washington DC

Pro-life campaigners take to the streets in Washington DC

Pro-life campaigners gather and prepare to take part in the "March for Life" in Washington, DC. The "March for Life," which President Trump addressed in person earlier, is organized annually on or near the anniversary of the Supreme Court's ruling...
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AFP
Poilievre says decision to bow out of Conservative leadership weeks in the making

Poilievre says decision to bow out of Conservative leadership weeks in the making

Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre says weeks of uncertainty about whether he actually wanted to enter the party's leadership race came to a head as deadlines to sign contracts loomed. Considered among the front-runners in the race, Poilievre grew e...
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Canadian Press
Fianna Fail and Fine Gael unveil manifestos for General Election

Fianna Fail and Fine Gael unveil manifestos for General Election

Ireland's two largest parties have unveiled their manifestos ahead of the General Election, in Dublin. Fianna Fail and Fine Gael launched their plans within hours of each other on day 10 of the campaign.
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Press Association
"Listen To Science": Greta Thunberg's Message To India

"Listen To Science": Greta Thunberg's Message To India

Activists led by the 17-year-old Swedish girl Greta Thunberg marched through Davos, Switzerland today saying that there was a feel-good on climate change at the World Economic Forum meet but no real commitment to change and fulfilling the mandates...
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NDTV
India Slips 10 Places On Democracy Index

India Slips 10 Places On Democracy Index

"The protests are not a problem but that they are ruining the image of the country and whatever ruins the image of the country should not be considered. This is essentially what is being said", Meghnad, Associate Editor, Newslaundry.
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NDTV
Slow Destruction Of Institutions Under Government: Farah Naqvi

Slow Destruction Of Institutions Under Government: Farah Naqvi

"The emergency had a start date and had an end date, it was 21 months of hell. The kind of emergency we are seeing now, the protests you are seeing are a response to this slow destruction of institution that we are seeing under this government", F...
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NDTV
Founders Of Constitution Would Have Hailed Students: Gopalkrishna Gandhi

Founders Of Constitution Would Have Hailed Students: Gopalkrishna Gandhi

"Our students, the younger generation, have shown us the way that Gandhi, Netaji, and all the founders of our constitution would have hailed for two reasons - one that they have shown tremendous confidence and two they have tried to be almost alwa...
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NDTV
Trump addresses anti-abortion March for Life rally

Trump addresses anti-abortion March for Life rally

President Donald Trump called it his "profound honor" on Friday to be the first president to attend the annual anti-abortion gathering in Washington called the March for Life.
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Associated Press
Auschwitz survivor pained by rise in anti-Semitism

Auschwitz survivor pained by rise in anti-Semitism

Seventy-five years after the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp, a survivor shares her story and urges for more education.
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Associated Press
Mexican authorities detain 800 Central American migrants

Mexican authorities detain 800 Central American migrants

Mexican authorities detained 800 migrants from Honduras and Salvador Thursday in Ciudad Hidalgo. The migrants had earlier crossed the Suchiate border river, asking Mexican authorities for a transit visa to the US. They were resting in a makeshift ...
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AFP
US officials: New virus evolving, taken seriously

US officials: New virus evolving, taken seriously

US health officials say a new viral respiratory illness is an evolving outbreak that should be taken seriously, but US citizens should not be "worried or frightened."
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Associated Press
Prince Charles attends events in Jerusalem and Bethlehem

Prince Charles attends events in Jerusalem and Bethlehem

Prince Charles attends events in Jerusalem and Bethlehem
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ITN
Mass quarantine not in Canada's coronavirus cards

Mass quarantine not in Canada's coronavirus cards

Public health authorities say Canadians have no need to worry about the prospect of mass quarantines, even in the likely event the coronavirus is discovered here. They said scary images coming from a now isolated Wuhan, a Chinese city with 11 mill...
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Canadian Press
Prosecution begins wrapping up case on day four of trial against Trump

Prosecution begins wrapping up case on day four of trial against Trump

House impeachment managers begin wrapping up the presentation of their case in US President Donald Trump's Senate trial. The Democratic prosecutors are hoping to persuade some Republicans to break ranks and turn against the US leader.
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AFP
Trump says Democrats hold 'radical' position on abortion

Trump says Democrats hold 'radical' position on abortion

"When it comes to abortion," says Donald Trump, "Democrats have embraced the most radical and extreme positions." The US president was addressing the country's biggest annual pro-life rally as members of the Senate sat in judgment just blocks away...
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AFP
Dems double down on call for evidence, witnesses

Dems double down on call for evidence, witnesses

As Democrats head into the final day of opening arguments in the impeachment case against President Donald Trump, they remain firm on the push for more evidence and witnesses.
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Associated Press
McCluskey: Unite the Union backs Rebecca Long-Bailey

McCluskey: Unite the Union backs Rebecca Long-Bailey

McCluskey: Unite the Union backs Rebecca Long-Bailey
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ITN
Prof. Whitty: 'Fair' chance of coronavirus cases in the UK

Prof. Whitty: 'Fair' chance of coronavirus cases in the UK

Prof. Whitty: 'Fair' chance of coronavirus cases in the UK
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ITN
The Mideast awaits Trump's 'deal of the century'

The Mideast awaits Trump's 'deal of the century'

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to unveil his long-awaited peace plan for Israelis and Palestinians within days. Trump's history of upending diplomatic norms in the region means that Palestinian leaders are unlikely to support the "deal of the century.
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Reuters
NFL player Antonio Brown granted bail in Florida

NFL player Antonio Brown granted bail in Florida

NFL free agent Antonio Brown has been granted bail by a Florida judge. Brown is accused of attacking the driver of a moving truck that carried some of his possessions from California.
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Associated Press
Greta Thunberg to NDTV On Climate Change: 'India, Listen To Science'

Greta Thunberg to NDTV On Climate Change: 'India, Listen To Science'

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has a message for India- "listen to science". Responding to an NDTV question on the last day of the World Economic Forum at Davos, Switzerland, Ms Thunberg said the impact of climate change in India is as de...
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NDTV
A round up of news and features

A round up of news and features

This week on Africa Weekly we head to Mali where railway employees are working to preserve Bamako's now defunct colonial era station which serviced the country for almost one hundred years. Then we head to Uganda where a beauty pageant is being us...
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AFP
Greta Thunberg says climate demands 'completely ignored' at Davos

Greta Thunberg says climate demands 'completely ignored' at Davos

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg says calls to the corporate elite meeting in Davos to immediately disinvest in fossil fuels had been ignored. Thunberg was a highlight of the 50th edition of the conference.
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AFP
Weinstein lawyer: He's doing better than ever

Weinstein lawyer: He's doing better than ever

As Harvey Weinstein entered court using a walker Friday in his rape trial, a reporter asked Weinstein how he was doing. His attorney Arthur Aidala replied, "he's doing better than ever."
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Associated Press
British EU lawmakers clean up their offices ahead of Brexit

British EU lawmakers clean up their offices ahead of Brexit

With one week to go until Britain leaves the European Union, British members of the European Parliament are packing up their offices, closing a chapter in their career as lawmakers.
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Reuters
In UP Villages, Support For BJP's CAA Stand But Anger Against Yogi Adityanath Over Local Issues

In UP Villages, Support For BJP's CAA Stand But Anger Against Yogi Adityanath Over Local Issues

There have been massive protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act or CAA and the proposed National Register of Citizens in many towns across Uttar Pradesh in the last one month; many of these protests are still going on. But the ruling BJP ha...
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NDTV
Thousands gather ahead of annual 'March for Life' in Washington, DC

Thousands gather ahead of annual 'March for Life' in Washington, DC

Thousands of people begin to gather in Washington DC for the annual 'March for Life' event which will see US President Donald Trump address the crowds, just blocks from Congress where senators are sitting in judgement at his impeachment trial.
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AFP
Anti-pension reform protest come to an end in Paris

Anti-pension reform protest come to an end in Paris

The protest against pension reform comes to an end in Paris after tens of thousands of people take to the streets across France.
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AFP