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Ukrainian nationalist leader demands compensation from Russia for ‘occupation in 20th century’

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Oleg Tyagnibok, the leader of Ukraine’s far-right Svoboda party, has demanded Kiev authorities follow the example of Poland and the Baltic States by seeking compensation from Russia, for a range of historical grievances. The radical politician, who has a history of expressing anti-Semitic and xenophobic views, expects Moscow to pay up for the damage caused Read More

Britain unveils 50 pence coin minted to mark Brexit

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Brexit commemorative 50 pence coin that bears the words “Peace, prosperity and friendship with all nations” is pictured in an unknown location and uploaded to social media on January 26, 2020. HM TREASURY/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Britain unveiled on Sunday a new 50 pence coin minted to mark the country’s departure from the Read More

West Bengal becomes 4th Indian state to reject citizenship law

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The state government in West Bengal has passed a resolution rejecting India’s citizenship law that sparked widespread protests. New Delhi insists it’s a humane piece of legislation aimed at protecting minorities. On Monday the state of West Bengal, which borders Bangladesh, one of the three countries covered by the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), passed a Read More

Civil War-era ‘witch bottle’ found in Virginia

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A glass bottle stocked with old, rusted nails dating back to the Civil War has been discovered in Virginia. Unlike other glass bottles, this one may have been used to “ward off spirits,” according to experts. Known as a “witch bottle,” the glass bottle was found between the exits 238 and 242 on Interstate 64, according Read More

Helen Raleigh: Legal immigration reform needed, too – THIS system would ensure a better future for all

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While most attention on the immigration issue in the U.S. focuses on illegal immigration, major problems in our system oflegal immigration continue to plague our country – and give immigrants incentives to come to America illegally. Our nation, businesses and immigrants themselves would benefit greatly if we adopted a skills-based immigration system like that used by some other countries, Read More

India renews push to sell Air India, puts entire stake on the block

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India said on Monday it plans to sell its entire interest in Air India Ltd, making a renewed push to sell the flag carrier after it drew no bids in an effort to auction a majority stake almost two years ago. FILE PHOTO: An Air India Airbus A320neo plane takes off Read More

Trump’s ‘massive’ U.S.-UK trade deal faces big hurdles

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Britain is the United States’ closest ally but their long friendship may be sorely tested as the two countries try to forge a new trade agreement after Britain’s exit from the European Union. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson welcomes U.S. President Donald Trump at the NATO leaders summit in Watford, Read More

Today on Fox News: Jan. 27, 2020

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STAY TUNED On Fox News: Fox & Friends, 6 a.m. ET: Sportscaster Jim Gray on the death and legacy of Kobe Bryant. On Fox Business: Mornings with Maria, 6 a.m. ET: Matt Schlapp, chairman of American Conservative Union On Fox News Radio: The Fox News Rundown podcast: With the Iowa Caucuses Looming, Is Impeachment Drama Read More

Stock finally ran out? France ‘bans’ protester-maiming grenade not manufactured since 2014

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France is finally joining the rest of Europe by withdrawing explosives from its arsenal of crowd control tools. The announced retirement of the protester-maiming GLI-F4 grenade however may be due to stocks running out. The GLI-F4 is a controversial device that the French police and gendarmes consider a weapon of last resort before using live Read More

RPT-After Brexit-settling election, UK firms see business bounce

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(Repeats Sunday item without changes) * Some firms secure deals as election ends Brexit doubt * Others fear friction with main UK trade partner * Surveys point to improved confidence * Finance minister’s 3% growth hope seen a distant prospect By William Schomberg LUTON, England, Jan 26 (Reuters) – At Bruderer UK, a small firm Read More