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15
Feb

Trump ‘to declare emergency’ over wall

President Trump will declare national emergency to get funding for border wall, says top Republican.

15
Feb

US marks a year since Parkland shooting

Seventeen people were killed by an ex-student at a Florida high school on Valentine’s Day in 2018.

15
Feb

Teacher took photos of students’ cleavages

Canada’s top court reversed the acquittal of a teacher who took pictures of his students’ cleavage.

15
Feb

Narcissus fresco uncovered in Pompeii

Archaeologists reveal, on Valentine’s Day, a painting of the man who fell in love with himself.

15
Feb

Trump’s attorney general pick confirmed

Every Republican senator and several Democrats voted for Mr Barr to lead the Department of Justice.

15
Feb

PM defeated over Brexit strategy

The defeat by 45 votes has no legal force but No 10 had warned it would make the PM’s EU talks more difficult.

15
Feb

Chernobyl: The end of a three-decade experiment

The abandoned Chernobyl exclusion zone could be about to change for the first time since the world’s worst nuclear disaster.

15
Feb

Amazon cancels New York campus plan

The internet giant hit local opposition over more than $2bn in subsidies it had been promised.

15
Feb

When Amazon threw in the towel on the New York City HQ2, it showed the rest of the world how to beat Silicon Valley

Amazon just gave its biggest critics the perfect playbook to take down the rest of Silicon Valley.

15
Feb

Mitch McConnell says Trump will sign the bipartisan border security deal and declare a national emergency to get more wall money

“He will also be issuing a national emergency declaration at the same time,” McConnell said.