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GOP cancels votes on judges amid standoff over Mueller bill

GOP cancels votes on judges amid standoff over Mueller bill

Flake is a strong advocate for the protection bill, known as the Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act, which would make it harder for President Donald Trump to undermine the investigation of...

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UK Labour Party Will Try to Topple May if Brexit Rejected

UK Labour Party Will Try to Topple May if Brexit Rejected

The longer she says that her deal is the only deal, the longer all MPs - including her own, like Gyimah - have to formulate counter-proposals. "We would have lost our veto, our voice, and our vote...

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Police combat fuel tax protest with tear gas

Police combat fuel tax protest with tear gas

Numerous protestors who have been walking the streets of Brussels in an unauthorized demonstration were masked and threw rocks, firecrackers and road signs at police who responded with high-pressure w...

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France fuel protests: Tear gas fired in clashes in Paris

France fuel protests: Tear gas fired in clashes in Paris

At the base of the 19th-century Arc de Triomphe, police kept the public back as cleanup crews set about erasing graffiti, much of it targeting President Emmanuel Macron and some exuding anarchist se...

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Mattis: Putin 'tried again to muck around in our elections'

Mattis: Putin 'tried again to muck around in our elections'

But independent researchers and social media firms countered this conclusion, saying that Russian Federation has indeed continued its online influence campaigns to sow distrust in American democratic ...

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May faces more Brexit woes after United Kingdom minister quits

The government has said it will release a summary. If talks collapse, the United Kingdom would be trapped, he is said to have written. MPs will begin a five-day debate on May's Brexit deal on Tu...

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United States seeks transparency on Chinese debt on Pakistan

United States seeks transparency on Chinese debt on Pakistan

The Pakistani currency shed 10 rupees in inter-bank trading by Friday afternoon after it was traded at 134 rupees on Thursday. According to Mehanti, the International Monetary Fund was asking the ...

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Paris riots: At least 80 injured as police and protesters violently clash

Elsewhere in France the protests were largely peaceful, with demonstrators blocking the roads. What began as protests over President Macron's fuel tax has transformed into general anger at high livi...

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Shinzo Abe warns Theresa May that Britain must avoid 'no deal' Brexit

Shinzo Abe warns Theresa May that Britain must avoid 'no deal' Brexit

Gyimah - the 22nd ministerial resignation since last year's election - swells the growing ranks of pro-European Conservatives voicing displeasure, with many calling for a second referendum, or People'...

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Pompeo Condemns Iran Missile Test

Pompeo Condemns Iran Missile Test

Resolution 2231 endorsed the 2015 deal between Tehran and world powers under which Tehran would curb its nuclear enrichment programme in return for the lifting of global sanctions. "It's important for...

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Israeli police recommend indicting PM Benjamin Netanyahu on bribery charges

Israeli police recommend indicting PM Benjamin Netanyahu on bribery charges

The police have already urged that charges be brought against Netanyahu in two other cases: In Case 1000, Netanyahu is suspected of unlawfully accepting gifts from billionaire friends, while in Case 2...

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US Shows New Evidence Of Iranian Weaponry In Afghanistan, Yemen

US Shows New Evidence Of Iranian Weaponry In Afghanistan, Yemen

But Washington stands with Bahrain, which is home to the US Fifth Fleet, Hook said. The material shows Iran is determined to send "even more weapons into the hands of even more of its proxies", he ...

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Two Americans helped missionary killed by remote Indian tribe

Two Americans helped missionary killed by remote Indian tribe

The next morning, fishermen saw Chau's body being dragged on the beach by islanders with a rope. "He paid Rs 25,000 to some to take him to North Sentinel island", the DGP said. John Chau , the 26-ye...

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Australian kids walk out of school to protest climate inaction

Australian kids walk out of school to protest climate inaction

The students who are protesting are also unhappy at the announcement of a new coal mine in the country and are anxious about the country's famous Great Barrier Reef. Australia's seen some extreme weat...

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Police seek couple who lost engagement ring in Times Square

The couple reportedly went to the police for help, but officials were unable to locate the ring and the couple left. The police say that the man stands at around 5ft8in and weighs between 150 and 16...

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Former President George H.W. Bush dies at 94

Former President George H.W. Bush dies at 94

His son, former president George W. Bush , issued a statement about his father's passing through a family spokesperson. Bush had one of the most impressive résumés in American public life. "He is...

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80 injured as yellow vest protests in France enter a third weekend

80 injured as yellow vest protests in France enter a third weekend

A video on social media shows the heavy fence falling on some protesters. Clashes in adjacent streets also broke out where barricades were put up, auto windows were smashed and at least two vehicles s...

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North Korean soldier crosses MDL, defects to South Korea: JCS

North Korean soldier crosses MDL, defects to South Korea: JCS

A team of South Korean officials boarded to investigate how the North's rail network can be modernised and potentially linked up to the South. South Korean soldiers escorted the defector to safety a...

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Senior U.S. Admiral Found Dead in Bahrain, No Foul Play Suspected

Senior U.S. Admiral Found Dead in Bahrain, No Foul Play Suspected

Vice Adm. Scott Stearney's death is under investigation, but media reports say there's no evidence of foul play. The U.S. Navy's senior admiral in the Middle East has been found dead in his home in ...

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Sri Lanka Parliament to cut PM's budget amid weeks-long political crisis

Sri Lanka Parliament to cut PM's budget amid weeks-long political crisis

Rajapaksa has failed to muster support of the majority in the Parliament. The move puts more pressure on Rajapaksa, who with the backing of President Maithripala Sirisena remains in office despite...

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Grindr's president says marriage is 'between man and woman'

Grindr's president says marriage is 'between man and woman'

The statement by Grindr President Scott Chen , formerly the company's CTO, was made on Facebook and later deleted. Chen has been president of the company since August. That's also none of our bus...

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Ukraine: Huge Russian military buildup on border

Ukraine: Huge Russian military buildup on border

The Russian coast guard fired upon and seized three Ukrainian naval vessels and 24 seamen in the Black Sea on November 25 as they sailed to the Kerch Strait, the only waterway leading to the Sea of Az...

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Xi offers support to embattled Saudi Crown Prince

Xi offers support to embattled Saudi Crown Prince

During the G20 summit in Argentina, Russian President Vladimir Putin high-fives Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , who most of the world has castigated after the murder of journalist Jamal K...

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Pelosi, Schumer expected to meet with Trump amid battle over border funding

Pelosi, Schumer expected to meet with Trump amid battle over border funding

The meeting between is expected to take place Tuesday morning. US lawmakers agreed earlier this year to fund most of the federal government in 2019, but the funding for the Department of Homeland Se...

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Chance of rain mixing with snow later today

Chance of rain mixing with snow later today

On this track, we will remain on the colder side of the low, but with limited cold air in place, milder air from the south will push north into parts of Wisconsin, leading to a wintry mix of precipita...

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Former Universities Minister Says PM's Deal

Former Universities Minister Says PM's Deal "Isn't A Deal"

Gyimah, a junior-ranking minister who campaigned in the 2016 vote to keep Britain in the European Union, said May's deal meant Britain would surrender its "voice and its veto" and that the Prime Min...

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Protesters angry about rising taxes clash with police in Paris, 81 arrested

Protesters angry about rising taxes clash with police in Paris, 81 arrested

Interior Minister Christophe Castaner earlier tweeted that there were "1,500 agitators outside the security perimeter who came to fight". Police said 205 people had been arrested amid concerns that ...

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'Individual 1': Trump emerges as a central subject of Mueller probe

Mueller has already indicted 25 Russians as part of a criminal "conspiracy" to influence the election. The walls seem to be caving in around President Donald Trump following the news this week re...

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Donald Trump Hopeful of G20 U.S.-China Trade Deal

Donald Trump Hopeful of G20 U.S.-China Trade Deal

If that was created to soothe Trump , Xi more generally urged his fellow G20 leaders "to stick to openness" and to "steer (the) world economy responsibly", Xinhua reported. Russian Federation and ...

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Career Criminal Samuel Little Confesses To Killing Over 90 Women

Career Criminal Samuel Little Confesses To Killing Over 90 Women

Ridgway, who is serving a life sentence, pleaded guilty to killing 49 women and girls, making him the most prolific serial killer in USA history in terms of confirmed kills, though he has said he like...

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Pelosi Nominated to Reclaim Speakership, Still Faces Test

Pelosi Nominated to Reclaim Speakership, Still Faces Test

In a nod to the group of 20-or-so members of Congress who openly objected to Pelosi's appointment in a letter last week, the caucus deciding the nomination took a paper ballot vote rather than a voice...

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Racist comparison announces PM Modi's arrival in Argentina for G20 summit

Racist comparison announces PM Modi's arrival in Argentina for G20 summit

Cronica TV used the headline "Apu arrives" as the Indian PM's plane touched down for the G20 summit . For the uninitiated, Apu is an Indian immigrant proprietor in the wildly popular TV series The ...

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Donald Trump threatens to declassify 'devastating' documents about Democrats

Donald Trump threatens to declassify 'devastating' documents about Democrats

Now, according to what Trump told the New York Post , he was also advised by Emmet Flood, a top White House lawyer, that waiting made sense politically too. "He didn't want me to do it yet, because I...

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South Korea says North Korean soldier defects to South

South Korea says North Korean soldier defects to South

During the surveys, a North Korean train engine will pull six South Korean cars - including passenger and sleeping cars, a power-generator vehicle and a fuel tanker - to test operability. The train wi...

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MBS welcomed at G-20; Trump under fire

Sanders told The Washington Times she was not aware of any misunderstanding. The two leaders' first face-to-face meeting in more than a year has reignited hopes of a detente between the world's two l...

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