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Arrested Huawei CFO makes appearance in Canadian court as United States seeks extradition

Arrested Huawei CFO makes appearance in Canadian court as United States seeks extradition

A Canadian government lawyer asked the court to deny her bail, saying she has been accused of "conspiracy to defraud multiple financial institutions" and if convicted faces more than 30 years in priso...

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Pentagon reveals USA observation flight over Ukraine

Pentagon reveals USA observation flight over Ukraine

Normally these flights are scheduled well in advance. The United States is required to notify Turkey about the passage of vessels through the Kerch Strait under the 1936 Montreux Convention, CNN s...

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Houthi rebels arrive in Sweden for Yemen peace talks

Houthi rebels arrive in Sweden for Yemen peace talks

Peace talks between the Yemeni government and rebels, aimed at ending four years of war that has pushed 14 million people to the brink of starvation, were due to open Thursday in Sweden. A member of t...

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Angela Merkel replacement REVEALED: ‘Mini-Merkel’ Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer wins CDU vote

Angela Merkel replacement REVEALED: ‘Mini-Merkel’ Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer wins CDU vote

The politician is a supporter of the German Chancellor's policies and has been often referred to as Mrs Merkel's "protege" or even "Mini Merkel". (AAP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel receives a sta...

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AG Under GHWB Is Leading Candidate For Trump's AG

AG Under GHWB Is Leading Candidate For Trump's AG

Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, said she was unfamiliar with Barr's views but encouraged by a suggestion that he was an "establishment" Republican. "To the extent it i...

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'Phony' Russian probe a 'witch hunt' and presidential harassment: Donald Trump

'Phony' Russian probe a 'witch hunt' and presidential harassment: Donald Trump

As special counsel Robert Mueller prepares to reveal more details about his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election in the face of filing deadlines, President Trump is unleashing a ...

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Police Probe Bomb Threat At Building Housing CNN’s New York Offices

Police Probe Bomb Threat At Building Housing CNN’s New York Offices

Employees have been evacuated and the NYPD is investigating. The NYPD tweeted Thursday night that West 58th Street between 8th and 9th Avenue was closed due to "a police investigation". Police twe...

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Nova Scotia experiencing Christmas tree shortage after unusual freeze this spring

Nova Scotia experiencing Christmas tree shortage after unusual freeze this spring

He blames the 2008 recession for higher prices this season, especially for the short supply of taller trees he's experiencing. "So the trees that had the frost will grow out of it, so in another year ...

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The blockade of the Strait of Kerch has Ukrainian ports

The blockade of the Strait of Kerch has Ukrainian ports

Omeljan stressed that the Ministry of Infrastructure is working with allies in the anti-Russian coalition on the return of the occupied territories, the release of the captured sailors and ships, the ...

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Body found after United States woman goes missing in Costa Rica

Body found after United States woman goes missing in Costa Rica

Her brother Carlos Caicedo said he spoke with the property owner about what his security guards told him about Stefaniak's departure. Costa Rican authorities have discovered a body near the area w...

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Assange's Lawyer Rejects Moreno's Deal to Leave Ecuadorian Embassy in UK

Assange's Lawyer Rejects Moreno's Deal to Leave Ecuadorian Embassy in UK

Assange, who gained global renown by publishing huge caches of hacked State Department and Pentagon files, has repeatedly expressed fear that Britain would extradite him to the United States to face c...

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U.S. fails in bid for United Nations condemnation of Hamas

U.S. fails in bid for United Nations condemnation of Hamas

The European Union, like the United States, considers Hamas a terror group. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's released a statement following the vote praising the countries that did vote to condem...

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Australia Passes Bill Allowing Government to Bypass Messaging Encryption

The Access and Assistance Bill gives law enforcement the ability to force technology companies operating in Australia-including Facebook-owned WhatsApp , smartphone makers like Apple , and website...

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Pakistan Urges US to Leave Afghanistan 'As Friend of the Region'

Pakistan Urges US to Leave Afghanistan 'As Friend of the Region'

Families of Taliban leaders and fighters are believed to be residing among among almost three million Afghan refugees Pakistan still hosts. "There are no sanctuaries in Pakistan". "The security situat...

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Government publish Brexit legal advice they didn't want you to see

Government publish Brexit legal advice they didn't want you to see

According to BuzzFeed , Downing Street advisers have urged Theresa May to consider a second referendum or a softer Brexit as options, as her team work out the best response to her deal being reject...

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Panama Papers: Four charged in USA with fraud and tax evasion

Panama Papers: Four charged in USA with fraud and tax evasion

Gaffey was the only American among the four charged in a decades-long scheme to defraud the United States by stashing millions of dollars in offshore shell-companies and bank accounts. Among those cha...

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Bush’s service dog again pays tribute to his late owner

Bush’s service dog again pays tribute to his late owner

A 54-year-old Texan who served in the U.S. Air Force during "Operation Desert Storm" was waiting for the train to pass through Pinehurst so he could pay his respects to his former commander-in-chief. ...

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UNIFIL Confirms 'Existence of a Tunnel' in Northern Israel

UNIFIL Confirms 'Existence of a Tunnel' in Northern Israel

He said that at the end of the operation, the tunnels "will no longer exist and will no longer be effective". "Anyone who attacks us - is taking his life into his hands", he added. "We are denying o...

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Trump to name Heather Nauert as United Nations ambassador tomorrow, reports say

Trump to name Heather Nauert as United Nations ambassador tomorrow, reports say

Nauert, 48, worked as a Fox News host prior to her role in the State Department. The decision could be announced as early as Friday, the source said, requesting anonymity. If confirmed, Nauert, 48, ...

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Evers to appeal to Walker to veto GOP power play

Evers to appeal to Walker to veto GOP power play

In response to the absentee ballot investigation, the North Carolina House added a new provision directing that the state board of elections design a way for absentee voters to also provide their ...

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Gaza court sentences 6 people to hang for 'collaborating' with Israel

Gaza court sentences 6 people to hang for 'collaborating' with Israel

It was unclear when the court's verdict was made, but officials from the Hamas-run Interior Ministry and the Military Judiciary Corporation made the announcement at a news conference held in Gaza on M...

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Housekeeper at Trump's NJ golf club details first family's laundry habits

Housekeeper at Trump's NJ golf club details first family's laundry habits

Victorina Morales , an immigrant from Guatemala, and Sandra Diaz , a native of Costa Rica, told the New York Times that they both worked for years at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J...

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Dad's lesson on bullying goes viral

Dad's lesson on bullying goes viral

The video has been viewed by millions. The next morning Cox made her walk 8km to school in temperatures of 2C while he drove in the vehicle behind her. However, others pointed out that by shaming ...

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Man on death row for 36 years set to be executed

Man on death row for 36 years set to be executed

The 61-year-old inmate is scheduled to die in the electric chair at 7 p.m. that day. Convicted murderer Edmund Zagorski , who was executed on 1 November, had also chosen the electric chair over let...

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Manafort tried to broker deal over Assange's handover to US

Manafort tried to broker deal over Assange's handover to US

The newspaper cited three unnamed sources on Monday, December 3 reporting that, during at least two meetings with Manafort in Quito, Moreno and his assistants spoke of their desire to rid themselves o...

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Chris Dawson charged with murder of wife

Chris Dawson charged with murder of wife

Dawson has always been a suspect in the case but denies any involvement in his wife's disappearance. Lynette's husband Chris, who has always been a suspect in his wife's disappearance, was taken int...

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US Challenges Russian Claims in Sea of Japan

US Challenges Russian Claims in Sea of Japan

A Russian warship and aircraft escorted an American destroyer in the Pacific Ocean, the Ministry of Defense in Moscow said on Thursday, after the U.S. Relations have turned particularly sour after USA...

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Satellite images show activity at North Korean missile base

Satellite images show activity at North Korean missile base

The images not only reveal significant activity at the base, . but also the construction of a new, previously-unknown facility, . just eleven kilometers away from the Yeongjeo-dong base. The site's lo...

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Body found in Costa Rican villa identified as Florida woman

Body found in Costa Rican villa identified as Florida woman

The body of a woman found behind a Costa Rica Airbnb has been identified as a missing American tourist and a security guard at the rental where the woman was staying has been detained in her death...

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Trump sees 'very strong signals' that China is ready to deal

Trump sees 'very strong signals' that China is ready to deal

However, Mr Trump risked more confusion over the state of relations when he took to Twitter to say: "We are either going to have a REAL DEAL with China , or no deal at all - at which point we w...

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This country to have free public transport for all

This country to have free public transport for all

The country's capital Luxembourg City, suffers from chronic traffic congestion despite being home to just 110,000. In a bid to do away with its traffic woes and keep up with its promises of social w...

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Einstein letter doubting God auctioned for $2.89m

Einstein letter doubting God auctioned for $2.89m

Einstein wrote what was dubbed "The God Letter" to philosopher Eric Gutkind, in 1954. The letter instead reached a grand total of $2,892,500 on Tuesday following a four-minute bidding battle between...

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Leading senators push towards deal targeting Saudi Arabia

Leading senators push towards deal targeting Saudi Arabia

USA officials have said that the Central Intelligence Agency has concluded that Prince Mohammed ordered the October 2 killing. The fierce spat between the White House and Congress has fueled new lev...

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Colorado boy, 9, beats his town in snowball fight

Colorado boy, 9, beats his town in snowball fight

Brooke Best "Kids need a reason to play outside", Dane Best said. The boy got to have his first legal snowball fight immediately following the meeting. "He did a brief little introduction about who ...

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Wounded rebels evacuated from Yemen on United Nations charter flight

Wounded rebels evacuated from Yemen on United Nations charter flight

Members of a Yemeni rebel delegation prepare to fly accompanied by a United Nations peace envoy, heading for high-stakes talks in Sweden with the government aimed at ending the country's devastating...

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