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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday said the Astana meeting would be a chance to "monitor the commitment of different parties to refrain from using force and to promote, encourage, the political process". The UN delegation includes five people. The Kazakh government said on Saturday it had invited the government and rebels for February 15-16. A round of talks in Astana last month ended inconclusively.
  • S.Korea prosecution considers more arrest warrants for Samsung execs

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    Based on their responses, Special Prosecutor's spokesman Lee Kyu-chul said they may ask a court to issue arrest warrants for as many as four Samsung bosses: "Regarding those who are now identified as suspects in relation to Samsung, we will decide whether to request arrest warrants after they've been questioned and the case has been reviewed from the beginning".
  • Top WH Advisor Doubles Down On Trump's Baseless Claims Of Voter Fraud

    Top WH Advisor Doubles Down On Trump's Baseless Claims Of Voter Fraud

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    The staffers voted in New Hampshire, using her address - but that wasn't illegal, the state attorney general concluded, because they had lived in the state for at least three months before the election. The president has the power ... to suspend the entry of aliens when it's in the national interest. "A district judge in Seattle can not make immigration law for the United States", Miller said.
  • Hamburg airport shut briefly over 'substance' in the air

    Hamburg airport shut briefly over 'substance' in the air

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    People evacuated from the hospital had tow wait outside the terminals in freezing temperatures. Firefighters later said they had found an empty cartridge that was thought to have contained pepper spray, which is sold in Germany for personal self-defence.
  • Russian Runner Banned, Loses London Gold For Doping

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    The latest blow to Russia's sporting image should give South African Caster Semenya the 2012 Olympic title to add to the one she claimed in Rio previous year. She was suspended during an investigation started by the release of undercover footage filmed by whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova. Wada has since said the Moscow laboratory played a central role in Russia's "state-sponsored" doping.
  • Woman In Arizona Deported Amid Protests Against Trump's Orders

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    After each meeting, the married mother of two went back to her family. Yasmeen Pitts O'Keefe, a spokeswoman for ICE, said Garcia de Rayos "is now being detained by U.S. ICE said, in a statement , that they coordinated her deportation with Mexican consular representatives. Jacqueline Rayos Garcia, 14, the daughter of Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos, looks on.
  • TJ Maxx And Marshalls Tell Employees To Stop Featuring Ivanka Trump Products

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    The retailer dropped Ivanka's fashions following calls for a boycott against retailers that sell Trump products. She is a great person and doing that to her is awful. "AtTJX, we deliver great value on a rapidly changing selection of brand name andhigh quality apparel and home fashions". Shannon Coulter , the Philadelphia area-bred Twitter activist who spearheaded the #grabyourwallet hashtag - the social-media campaign that urged people not to buy Ivanka Trump's clothing, and ...
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to meet US President Donald Trump Monday

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    His visit follows that of Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Defense Minister Harjot Sajjan earlier this week. The Canadian government has been focused on the possible impact of Trump's trade policies after he pledged during the election to renegotiate or trash NAFTA and pull out of the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership.
  • Erdogan, Trump agree to fight terrorism together

    Erdogan, Trump agree to fight terrorism together

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    A Turkish presidential source told the AFP news agency that during the phone call, Erdogan stressed the importance of Turkey's fight against the outlawed Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) and said that Washington should not support the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) and Kurdish Peoples' Protection Units (YPG).
  • Supreme Court ruling puts spotlight on death benefits for unmarried couples

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    Denise Brewster, from Coleraine, had been living with Lenny McMullan for 10 years. He died suddenly during Christmas 2009 - two days after they got engaged. "In the meantime for the tragedy of Ms Brewster there is at least some comfort to knowing that her late fiance's wishes have now been fulfilled ". The Court ruling stated: "There is no rational connection between the objective, which was to remove the difference of treatment between a longstanding cohabitant and a married or civil ...
  • Housing White Paper: details and reaction

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    Speaking at the launch of the white paper , communities secretary Sajid Javid said the current housing system wasn't working and was one of the greatest barriers to progress in the United Kingdom today. Communities Secretary Sajid Javid is publishing a housing White Paper which is aimed at helping first-time buyers get on the housing ladder and help renters .