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Philippine scientists say a volcano that's been erupting for nearly two weeks still appears to be swelling with magma under the surface. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said on Wednesday that several episodes of sporadic lava fountaining took place at the Mayon Volcano.
  • Russian Federation probe: Trump says willing to be questioned 'under oath' by Mueller

    Russian Federation probe: Trump says willing to be questioned 'under oath' by Mueller

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    But the picture of what Sessions is doing behind the scenes is increasingly suggesting that Trump's very public hints that his attorney general should do this or that have often resulted in those specific actions. Sessions, the target of the president's ire since he stepped aside last March from the Russian Federation investigation, would have been able to offer close-up insight into the president's thinking ahead of the termination.
  • Serena Williams returning to competitors for US Fed Cup crew

    Serena Williams returning to competitors for US Fed Cup crew

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    Williams has not played a WTA tournament since she won the Australian Open title last year and skipped this year's opening Grand Slam. The United States Tennis Association has announced that she will represent her country in the Fed Cup against the Netherlands in North Carolina, on February 10-11.
  • Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Hospitalized Just Two Days After Receiving Honorary Degree

    Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Hospitalized Just Two Days After Receiving Honorary Degree

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    Mandela family spokesperson Victor Dlamini said in a statement that Madikizela-Mandela had an infection which was affecting her kidneys. "[She] should spend approximately a week in the hospital", the family said. She helped to push for the end of White minority rule known as apartheid in the early 1990s. The development comes only days after she was awarded an honorary doctorate of law by Makerere University in Kampala.
  • How Congress used the shutdown deal to cut more taxes

    How Congress used the shutdown deal to cut more taxes

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    A Schumer aide confirmed to Fox News on Tuesday that the leader withdrew his offer of a boost in funding for the president's proposed border wall. The three-day shutdown ended with new assurances from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., that the Senate would consider immigration proposals in the coming weeks.
  • Train derailment kills 2 in Italy

    Train derailment kills 2 in Italy

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    About 100 other people suffered minor injuries in the crash, according to emergency services. Two carriages peeled off the rails and came to rest at an angle. Around 80 people have been taken to a gym in the area for a medical examination while 12 people are said to be slightly injured. Only the cars in the middle of the train derailed, and the cause is not immediately clear.
  • Trump willing to be interviewed by special counsel

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    Legal experts have said that the president's lawyers are likely to be pushing for certain parameters to limit the interview, such as asking that it not be conducted under oath or be limited in its scope of questioning. ambassador, Sergei Kislyak. More than 20 White House personnel have voluntarily given interviews to Mueller's team, Fox News reported on Wednesday.
  • Senate vote scheduled for Monday to potentially end shutdown

    Senate vote scheduled for Monday to potentially end shutdown

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    It's not clear if Democrats will come around to voting for the funding bill by noon Monday. But if there is a Senate compromise that includes immigration provisions, the House speaker will have to sell it to a Republican caucus that has drawn a hard-line on the immigration issue.
  • Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd T20

    Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd T20

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    The resounding result was the hosts' first loss in 14 matches since the start of their home summer, Pakistan's first win in seven matches on this tour and squared the series at 1-1 heading into the third and deciding match in Mt Maunganui on Sunday.
  • USA draws trade sword as Davos trembles

    USA draws trade sword as Davos trembles

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    Ross found himself defending the Trump administration's America First mantra in a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Wednesday with a group of strong champions of globalisation. USA trade authorities are investigating whether there is a case for taking action over China's infringements of intellectual property, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said.
  • New York City to host 2018 GRAMMYs 15 years after

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    IBM's Watson will get to work before the ceremony even starts, analyzing and sorting "hours of video and close to 125,000 photographs" taken during the Grammys' hours-long red carpet show ahead of Sunday's event, IBM said in its announcement.
  • Trump says open to 'Dreamers' path to citizenship

    Trump says open to 'Dreamers' path to citizenship

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    We're going to solve the problem. The White House on Tuesday staked out a hard line on immigration negotiations in the Congress, as lawmakers in both parties tried to sort out how best to reach an agreement by February 8 to deal with almost 700,000 thousand illegal immigrants who were brought to the United States as children, under the Obama Administration's DACA program.
  • USA attorney general questioned by special counsel Russian Federation investigation

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    Mr Rosenstein subsequently appointed Mr Mueller as special counsel to lead the Russian Federation investigation after Mr Trump fired FBI chief James Comey in May. Comey in May of past year. When asked if he would appear in front of Mueller under oath, The New York Times noted that Trump first responded by asking if his former presidential rival Hillary Clinton had spoken under oath as part of an FBI investigation into her use of a private email server.
  • Jim Thome Elected Into Baseball Hall Of Fame

    Jim Thome Elected Into Baseball Hall Of Fame

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    Trammell and Morris were elected by the the veterans committee in December. This year's ballot is headlined by first-time candidate Chipper Jones , one of the best switch-hitters in history and a slam dunk for election. He was a seven time All-Star, and had the NL Reliever of the Year Award named in his honor. The four new members will be inducted July 29. Much like Thome and Martinez, they might be getting credit for performing so well at a time when many top hitters were believed to be ...