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House Democrats Release Transcripts of Impeachment Testimony of Alexander Vindman, Fiona Hill

House Democrats Release Transcripts of Impeachment Testimony of Alexander Vindman, Fiona Hill

Vindman explained to the lawmakers he found it concerning because if a more powerful United States asked Ukraine to investigate a private USA citizen, Kiev may think it's in its national security in...

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Iran announces huge new oil field and digs at USA sanctions

Iran announces huge new oil field and digs at USA sanctions

This is in a big oil field that stretches 2,400 sq km from Bostan to Omidiyeh. Iran on Sunday claimed to have found a new oil field that would boost its supply by a third - delivering the news with ...

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Haley Offended When Tillerson, Kelly Tried to Get Her to 'Undermine' Trump

Haley Offended When Tillerson, Kelly Tried to Get Her to 'Undermine' Trump

In a 2018 anonymous op-ed in the New York Times , an unnamed member of the administration claimed that "many Trump appointees have vowed to do what we can to preserve our democratic institutions whil...

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House Minority Leader Calls Impeachment Inquiry a ‘Calculated Coup’ Against Trump

On Saturday , House intelligence committee ranking member Rep. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) doubled down on his defense of President Trump amid the ongoing impeachment inquiry , arguing there's "no...

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Sydney faces 'catastropic' fire warning as Australian brush fires continue

Sydney faces 'catastropic' fire warning as Australian brush fires continue

One of the fires in Crowdy Bay National Park, north of Taree has already burned through nearly 12,000 hectares, while the other at Mount Nardi National Park is 2200 hectares in size and out-of-control...

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Royal family lead Remembrance Sunday tributes at Cenotaph

Royal family lead Remembrance Sunday tributes at Cenotaph

The Prince of Wales laid the first wreath on behalf of the Queen , who watched the service from a nearby balcony, followed by the Duke of Cambridge and the Duke of Sussex whose wives also watched t...

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Trump says White Dwelling will launch transcript of another call with Ukraine

Trump says White Dwelling will launch transcript of another call with Ukraine

Nunes, who is the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, added that "given the multiple discrepancies between the whistleblower's complaint and the closed-door testimony of the witnes...

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Facebook is deleting name of person identified as whistleblower

Facebook is deleting name of person identified as whistleblower

Referring to the "coordinating harm" policy , Facebook and YouTube on Saturday said it would block references to the alleged whistleblower's name and photo, Washington Post reported . Donald Trump...

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Spanish election: Sánchez set to fall short of majority

Spanish election: Sánchez set to fall short of majority

The last general election in April also saw the Socialists win the most votes, but fall short of a majority. Around 37 million citizens are being asked to elect 350 members of Congress and 208 senator...

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Bloomberg throws hat, billions into race: Darcy cartoon

Bloomberg throws hat, billions into race: Darcy cartoon

Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, is preparing to get in the race for Alabama's presidential primary, reported ...

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Like January in November: Much of US braces for record lows

Highest temperatures for the day will be seven to 10 degrees. These showers will continue for a time tonight , before dying out later. Any lingering precipitation will come to an end on Sunday nig...

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Boeing to 'more than double' 737 Max simulators by 2019

Boeing to 'more than double' 737 Max simulators by 2019

Boeing and legislators will return to Iowa at a yet-to-be-decided date to finish the audit, the delegates stated. The documentation was complete, and it was presented in a format in line with earlier ...

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Nurul Izzah invites Cambodian opposition figure Sam Rainsy for meeting in Parliament

Nurul Izzah invites Cambodian opposition figure Sam Rainsy for meeting in Parliament

Rainsy arrived in the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur, at about 4 p.m. Saturday, joining his deputy Mu Sochua . "We must decide our own destiny", she added. In an email to RFA, an embassy spokesper...

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Pompeo dodges difference between his comment and former adviser's sworn deposition

Pompeo dodges difference between his comment and former adviser's sworn deposition

But Ms Yovanovitch said she had been told by Ukrainian officials previous year that Mr Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani was in touch with Ukraine's former top prosecutor Yuriy Lutsenko "and t...

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U.S. election 2020: Trump taunts 'little' Bloomberg to challenge him

U.S. election 2020: Trump taunts 'little' Bloomberg to challenge him

However, his campaign is lagging far behind some of the other candidates in fundraising. But why is Bloomberg expected to file for a presidential campaign? Bloomberg reached out to several promi...

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Pompeo hits out at Iran's 'intimidation' of nuke inspector

Pompeo hits out at Iran's 'intimidation' of nuke inspector

However, once Iran reaches 20% purity it is a relatively short technical jump to reach 90% enrichment. It was reported on November 6 that Iran began to pump gas to the centrifuges at its Fordow uran...

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On Berlin Wall Anniversary, Trump Calls Germany

On Berlin Wall Anniversary, Trump Calls Germany "Treasured" Ally

The Berlin Wall reminds "us that we have to do our part for freedom and democracy", said Merkel. German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier urged the United States to be a "mutually respectful p...

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Plane crashes after gender reveal stunt goes horribly wrong

Plane crashes after gender reveal stunt goes horribly wrong

One passenger suffered minor injuries when the plane went down near the town of Turkey, about 420 kilometres northwest of Dallas. According to an official accident report filed by the National Trans...

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Japan specs ban for women at work sparks backlash

Japan specs ban for women at work sparks backlash

She added that the reports reflected "old, traditional Japanese" thinking. "This has nothing to do with the way women work". In March, women railed against the common requirement that women wear mak...

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US concerned at Cambodia crackdown as neighbours' cooperation decried

US concerned at Cambodia crackdown as neighbours' cooperation decried

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Wednesday that Rainsy would not be allowed to enter Thailand . A few dozen supporters greeted Rainsy in a Charles de Gaulle terminal building, including a h...

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Iraqi PM calls for protests to allow a return to 'normal life'

Iraqi PM calls for protests to allow a return to 'normal life'

The government promised reforms aimed at ending the crisis. At least 301 people have been killed and almost 15,000 have been injured in Iraq since the start of anti-government protests in Octobe...

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Turkish, Russian presidents discuss Syria over phone

Turkish, Russian presidents discuss Syria over phone

Halkbank's shares were up more than 4% after Erdogan's reported comments. "But if there is no solution, we have to open our gates". "That said, we have made clear that we strongly disagreed with P...

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Gunmen shoot dead 5 protesters in southern Iraqi city

Gunmen shoot dead 5 protesters in southern Iraqi city

On Friday, he said most of the protesters have remained peaceful but that a violent minority should avoid confrontation with security forces and attacks on government buildings. "Given Iraq's history ...

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Baghdadi's wife revealed Daesh group secrets after capture

Baghdadi's wife revealed Daesh group secrets after capture

He provided no further details as he addressed theology students in Ankara. Turkey president in a speech at Ankara University said: "The United States said Baghdadi killed himself in a tunnel"...

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Heavy Rain Likely In Odisha's Coast As Cyclone Bulbul Intensifies: Weather Office

Heavy Rain Likely In Odisha's Coast As Cyclone Bulbul Intensifies: Weather Office

In Odisha, which experienced heavy rain and high-velocity winds triggered by the cyclonic storm, one person died in a wall collapse in Kendrapara district, where some areas were pounded by heavy to ve...

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CNN Anchor Rips Sessions for Praising Trump: 'Where Are Your Balls, Sir?'

CNN Anchor Rips Sessions for Praising Trump: 'Where Are Your Balls, Sir?'

Alabama's 2020 Republican primary for the Senate might've been shaken up in the past week with the entry of former Senator Jeff Sessions , but one influential group isn't changing their endorsement. ...

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Killer claims his life sentence is served because he briefly died

Killer claims his life sentence is served because he briefly died

The supposed death occurred in 2015 after he developed septic poisoning as a result of kidney stones, and after making a full recovery, he was returned to prison. The judge ruled against Mr Rosenberg,...

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Ambush victims' families visit Mexico massacre site

Ambush victims' families visit Mexico massacre site

Family and friends weep during the funeral service for Dawna Ray Langford, 43, and her sons Trevor, 11, and Rogan, 2, who were killed in an ambush earlier this week. 5, 2019. On Friday, the bodies o...

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Woman from Las Vegas found in desert after harrowing, weeklong kidnapping

Woman from Las Vegas found in desert after harrowing, weeklong kidnapping

Police say Stanley Alfred Lawton, 54, and Shaniya Poche Lawton knew the victim, and they allegedly robbed her at gunpoint in the North Las Vegas area and then abducted her, bringing her to Palmdale,...

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Mother of Missing 5-year-old Stops Cooperating With The Police

Mother of Missing 5-year-old Stops Cooperating With The Police

During the search, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement announced Friday that it's updated the criteria for the state's Amber Alerts and Missing Child Alerts. Crime stoppers in Florida are of...

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Kentucky's governor election could serve as preview of West Virginia race

Kentucky's governor election could serve as preview of West Virginia race

Bevin trailed Democrat Andy Beshear by about 5,300 votes - just four-tenths of a percentage point - in a race that the Associated Press determined was too close to call. In Virginia, where Medicai...

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Opposing sides in Bolivia's disputed election dig in

Opposing sides in Bolivia's disputed election dig in

Bolivia has been consumed by weeks of protests and rioting by opposition groups and supporters of Morales ever since. Addressing Morales in a video message, Mesa suggested he should step down. Mora...

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Remembrance Day service Monday at Esplanade

Remembrance Day service Monday at Esplanade

Limited-edition dual branded poppy badges will be available to purchase for £3 from the Foxes Fanstore, with all proceeds going to The Royal British Legion . "Through this ceremony , we're able to s...

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Turkey says will begin repatriation of Islamic State prisoners on Monday - Anadolu

Turkey says will begin repatriation of Islamic State prisoners on Monday - Anadolu

Turkey was widely criticised for the incursion and the USA slapped sanctions on the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally after a domestic outcry. Isis reportedly uses PayPal to download funds. "T...

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Cyclone Bulbul: Operations at Calcutta airport to be suspended

Cyclone Bulbul: Operations at Calcutta airport to be suspended

Storm surge of about 1.0 to 2.0 metre height above the astronomical tide may inundate low lying areas of South and North 24 Parganas and 0.5-1.0 metre height above the astronomical tide may inundate l...

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