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North America's eastern winter: Freeze, thaw, freeze

After some relief from the cold temperatures, another Arctic freeze is on its way to eastern parts of the US and Canada.

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Chile's Catholic churches attacked ahead of papal visit

Several Catholic churches have been vandalised in Chile in advance of Pope Francis' visit to the country next week.

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Trump Muslim ban shifted public opinion, study finds

A new study announced has found that an executive order signed by the US President Donald Trump barring travelers from several Muslim-majority countries caused a rare and significant shift in public opinion.

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Trump waives Iran nuclear sanctions 'for last time'

US president says it's the 'last chance' for US and Europe to come up with agreement to strengthen 2015 nuclear deal.

Iran nuclear sanctions

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Trump's 'shithole' remarks spur international anger

US president referred to El Salvador, Haiti and Africa as 'shithole countries' in conversation about immigration.

Donald Trump's latest racist remarks

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Trump cancels UK trip citing Obama's 'bad' embassy deal

US president says he will not visit London to open new US embassy, blaming Obama for selling previous one for 'peanuts'.

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Julian Assange granted citizenship by Ecuador

Ecuador gives Wikileaks founder citizenship in a bid to usher him out of its London embassy without risking arrest.

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Colombia withdraws negotiators after ELN attacks

Peace talks with the armed group in trouble as government orders back negotiators following a series of attacks.

ELN

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Honduras: 7.6 earthquake triggers Tsunami alert

A magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck near the coast of Honduras, briefly prompting a tsunami warning.

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California mudslides: At least 13 killed, thousands evacuated

Torrents of mud overran roads and upscale neighbourhoods in the wake of heavy rains near Santa Barbara.

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The US government's stopgap funding expires on January 19 and negotiations on a budget have stalled. What happens next?

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