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‘Vodafone’s misleading messages meant I incurred £130 in charges for using my phone on a cruise liner’

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My wife and I recently travelled the western Mediterranean with an American cruise line. While on board I switched my mobile to “Airplane Mode”. Each time we docked I turned this mode off and would almost immediately receive a text from Vodafone advising me I was in a “Roam-Free Area”. I made only one or […]

Will Trump’s Compromise Help End The Shutdown? And Was It Even A Compromise?

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Welcome to a special weekend-edition of FiveThirtyEight’s weekly politics chat. The transcript below has been lightly edited. micah (Micah Cohen, managing editor): Hey, everyone! We’ve convened here on a weekend(!) to talk about President Trump’s address to the nation on Saturday. Trump called the country together to make an offer to Democrats to try to […]

Pelosi rejects Trump shutdown deal before president announces it | US news

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Donald Trump forged ahead on Saturday and proposed a deal to end the US government shutdown, despite Democrats having rejected it before he began to speak. If its timing was striking, the rejection was no surprise. In exchange for temporary concessions on the status of threatened migrant groups, the president doubled down on his demand […]

More than 100 migrants missing after dinghy sinks in Mediterranean

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Among the missing are 10 women and two children, including a two-month-old baby, he said. Survivors indicated their fellow migrants came from Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Gambia and Sudan, Di Giacomo said. Italian President Sergio Mattarella, who has urged that the government show more compassion for migrants, expressed his “deep sorrow for the tragedy that has […]

Travel industry fears damage from a long government shutdown

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America’s busiest airport, Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International, is a blur of activity on the best of days. But an extra layer of anxiety gripped the airport Friday, the eve of a three-day holiday weekend. The partial government shutdown — the longest ever — has thinned the ranks of federal workers who staff airport security lines. And […]

Trump offers immigration compromise to Democrats for wall funding in bid to end shutdown

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President Trump offered Democrats a deal to end the 29-day-old government shutdown Saturday by extending protections for hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants in return for $5.7 billion in border wall funding. “I am here today to break the logjam and provide Congress with a path forward to end the government shutdown and solve the […]

Here’s the AP’s look at what didn’t happen this week

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A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts: CLAIM: Side-by-side photos circulating widely online as part of the ’10 Year Challenge’ […]

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These are the best cheeses at Trader Joe’s

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Having a good cheese board is essential to hosting any great party and the first step is having the best cheeses available. It’s time to make cheese boards grate again, people! Trader Joe’s is known for its extensive (and amazing) cheese selection, so we figured its the first place to stop before constructing a cheese […]

Donald Trump to meet with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un late next month

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President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will meet for a second summit “near the end of February,” White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Friday. The announcement came after Mr. Trump met in the Oval Office with Kim Yong-chol, North Korea’s top negotiator in the denuclearization talks. Various press reports have speculated […]