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Rodrigues, a construction worker, was placed in an artificial coma overnight after the incident at the Bastille monument on Saturday afternoon. Anti-government protesters believe Jerome Rodrigues was deliberately targeted and called for "a mass uprising" against President Emmanuel Macron's government following the wounding.
  • Syria wants Turkish withdrawal to revive security agreement

    Syria wants Turkish withdrawal to revive security agreement

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    Syria did not mention how it would deal with the US -backed Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, which Ankara says is an extension of the PKK. Russian Federation and Iran have helped Syrian President Bashar Assad to win back control of most of the country, while Turkey has backed Assad's foes during the almost eight-year conflict.
  • Canada PM fires ambassador to China after remarks on Huawei

    Canada PM fires ambassador to China after remarks on Huawei

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    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in a statement on Saturday that he had asked for and accepted the resignation of the country's ambassador to China amid crisis in the Canadian-Chinese relations. McCallum briefed lawmakers Tuesday on the plight of two Canadians detained in China and a third placed on death row in what are widely seen as retaliatory moves by Beijing .
  • Jayme Closs to receive $25,000 in reward money for rescuing herself

    Jayme Closs to receive $25,000 in reward money for rescuing herself

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    He said, "Jayme was the hero in the case". The company which her parents worked for, Hormel Foods, offered the bounty to anyone who had information which could lead to the 13-year-old's safe return on top of the FBI's $25,000 reward. The local school district held a rally and neighbors lit their porches with blue and green lights to represent Jayme's favorite color and a hope that she would be found alive.
  • Louisiana shooting leaves 5 dead; suspect at large

    Louisiana shooting leaves 5 dead; suspect at large

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    The 21-year-old suspect, identified by authorities as Dakota Theriot , is at large and believed to be driving a gray and silver Dodge pickup truck , according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office. "After speaking with their detectives for quite a while we came to realize that these two cases indeed may be related. They trusted people too much", she said, as she began crying.
  • Pompeo Hires Former Trump Critic as Point Person on Venezuela

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    Venezuelan armed groups loyal to Maduro have clashed with protesters supporting Guaido, leaving at least 20 people dead and many wounded, the United Nations human rights office said Friday. Pompeo urged countries to help isolate the Maduro regime economically, saying they should "assure that they disconnect their financial system from the Maduro regime".
  • Pelosi blocks Trump's annual address until U.S. gov't shutdown ends

    Pelosi blocks Trump's annual address until U.S. gov't shutdown ends

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    The president's announcement followed confrontation with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi , who last week told Trump that he should postpone his annual speech due to security concerns stemming from the federal shutdown. New York Times columnist Michelle Goldberg reminded the media of its past coverage in a column ahead of the president's 2018 State of the Union speech.
  • 'Dictatorship' row in Nigeria after top judge suspended

    'Dictatorship' row in Nigeria after top judge suspended

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    The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has urged the National Assembly to urgently reconvene and quash President Muhammadu Buhari's suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen. The move - after a complaint reportedly made by Buhari's former spokesman - was immediately condemned by opposition parties as a government attempt to manipulate the judiciary.
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    United States and China "miles and miles" from trade deal: Wilbur Ross

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    President Donald Trump suggested Thursday that grocery stores and banks will give a break to the 800,000 federal workers who are without pay due to the partial government shutdown . "When you think about it, these are basically government-guaranteed loans because the government has committed these folks will get their back pay once this whole thing gets settled down", Ross said in the interview.
  • Trump says will wait till shutdown over to make state…

    Trump says will wait till shutdown over to make state…

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    At the White House , Trump told reporters he'd support a "reasonable" compromise but suggested he'd want it to include a "pro-rated down payment for the wall", which he did not describe. Other conservatives have been more even-handed in their responses. Trump triggered the shutdown, which began on December 22, with his hard-line wall-funding demand but Democrats, who control the House of Representatives, rejected it on the grounds that a wall would be costly, ineffective and immoral.
  • Trump blinks, agrees to postpone State of Union address

    Trump blinks, agrees to postpone State of Union address

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    The speaker's move spiraled into an escalated feud between her and the White House that included Trump postponing Pelosi's trip overseas and Pelosi sending yet another letter telling Trump he wasn't invited to speak from the Capitol until the shutdown ended.
  • Kim says 'believes in' Trump ahead of second summit

    Kim says 'believes in' Trump ahead of second summit

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    CSIS, which last reported on the 20 missile bases in November, said the Sino-ri base has never been declared by North Korea and as a result "does not appear to be the subject of denuclearisation negotiations". Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha told the World Economic Forum in Davos that the two leaders should make "really great big strides" on the road to denuclearization and lasting peace on the Korean peninsula, in line with worldwide demands.