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January 11: Jayme Closs, shutdown, Cohen, China, fertility

Want to wield the world's most powerful passport? Then you better head east. Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed ​​and Out the Door . (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 1. Jayme Closs Jayme Closs is alive. The missing Wisconsin was found …

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American troops are beginning to withdraw from Syria, the official said

The US leading military coalition in Syria initiated the process of withdrawing troops from the infested region. An American Defense Chief confirmed Fox News on Friday. The United States launched the "process of our deliberate withdrawal from Syria," said Col. Sean Ryan, a spokesman for the coalition who is in conflict with the Islamic state. FINAL GOODS COME ANYTHING TO …

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Badger Sportswear: American clothing company releases China supplier over Xinjiang labor camp fear

This week, Badger Sportswear, a North American based dealer, said that it would no longer be any product from Xinjiang-based supplier Hetian Taida. While Badger said Hetian Taida's current business was "in line with our global purchasing policy", it added that historical documentation was insufficient and so the relationship discontinued due to an "abundance of caution". In addition, the US …

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Myanmar court rejects appeal by jailed Reuters journalists | News

A court in Myanmar has been appeal by two Reuters news agency reporters sent to seven years in jail for breaking the country's Official Secrets Act, in a case that rallied press freedom advocates. Lawyers for Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, had lodged the appeal in November against their conviction, citing evidence of a police set-up and …

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Parliament decides to investigate the outcome of corn recall agreements

Currently, the range of potential results includes: a May resignation, an unauthorized vote in the government, a elections, a second referendum on EU membership, a temporary halt to Britain's recall, or possibly some form of combination of all the above. "If anything, the events of the past two weeks suggest that the distribution looks much more uniform," said strategists at …

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University of California tells students not to use WeChat, WhatsApp in China

Meng, who was imprisoned in Vancouver and is present in the bail, faces any extradition to the United States of suspicion of violating US sanctions against Iran. Since her arrest, several Canadians have been detained in China and two – Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig – are being investigated with suspicions of "activities that threatened China's national security", as prosecutors …

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"El Chapo" trial: Drug kingpins "secretary" testifies against him

New York City – The person who once served as the "right" and "left" man for notorious lawyer Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman began to testify against his "chief" in court Thursday in New York City. Alex Cifuentes comes from a Colombian family called Cifuentes Villa. In fact, his brother, Jorge, earlier testified in Guzman's conspiracy charges, and had introduced the …

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Mueller investigating Ukrainian presence at Trump inaugural: report

Special counsel Robert Mueller Robert Swan MuellerSasse: US should be elected to lead Russia probe MORE has found the presence of several Ukrainian officials at President Trump Donald John TrumpGovernment workers protest outside of White House on shutdown day 20 Fed chief Powell: Prolonged shutdown will harm US economy Senators say questions on Trump strategy in Syria after briefing MORE …

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