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President Trump's approval rating surges to 52% after Judiciary Committee's hearing

President Trump's approval rating surges to 52% after Judiciary Committee's hearing

The newly elected president of the European People's Party - a conservative political party committed to strengthening the EU - ended his term as president of the European Council at the start of this...

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PIL seeks SIT probe into Telangana encounter, compensation to families

PIL seeks SIT probe into Telangana encounter, compensation to families

Several hundred people flocked to the scene of the men's deaths on Friday, setting off firecrackers to celebrate and showering police with flower petals. He demanded that liquor sale be done only in a...

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Iran-US prisoner exchange sees release of US scholar for Iranian scientist

Iran-US prisoner exchange sees release of US scholar for Iranian scientist

Ambassador to Switzerland Ed McMullen. "That's what Mr. Wang wants, and that's what we want for him, what the President wants for him", the senior administration official said . "He was not a spy, he...

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Giant blaze in Australia blankets Sydney in hazardous smoke

Giant blaze in Australia blankets Sydney in hazardous smoke

The worst bush fires recorded in Australia destroyed thousands of homes in the state of Victoria in February 2009, leaving 173 dead and 414 injured. What's the latest on the ground? The mega blaze...

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North Korea says denuclearization not on negotiating table

North Korea says denuclearization not on negotiating table

North Korea said Saturday denuclearization talks with the United States were 'out of the negotiation table. In the statement, the ambassador, Kim Song, said the United States' pursuit of "sustained ...

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Trump, Commerce Secretary Send Signal That China Deal Can Wait

Trump, Commerce Secretary Send Signal That China Deal Can Wait

But traders remained cautious about the protracted U.S. On Dec. 2, Trump reinstated tariffs on steel and aluminum from Brazil and Argentina in response to recent currency devaluation in those co...

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Bloomberg says his reporters must 'live with' coverage limits

Bloomberg says his reporters must 'live with' coverage limits

At the same time, some Democrats have been unnerved by an uneven campaign performance from former Vice President Joe Biden, 77, while another leading candidate, South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigi...

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Angela Merkel announces $60m donation to Auschwitz museum

Angela Merkel announces $60m donation to Auschwitz museum

Merkel began her visit by walking under the Nazi slogan "Arbeit macht frei" (Work will set you free) that still hangs over the gates of the camp. German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits the forme...

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Read the White House Letter to Jerry Nadler Ripping Impeachment ‘Charade’

Read the White House Letter to Jerry Nadler Ripping Impeachment ‘Charade’

Adopting articles of impeachment, Cipollone wrote on Friday, would be "a reckless abuse of power " and would "constitute the most unjust, highly partisan and unconstitutional attempt at impeachment i...

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Trump's trade tariffs impact stocks, steel and manufacturing

Trump's trade tariffs impact stocks, steel and manufacturing

Trump has demanded that China commit to specific minimum purchases of USA agricultural products, among other concessions on intellectual property rights, currency and access to China's financial se...

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Senior UK diplomat resigns over Brexit 'half-truths'

Senior UK diplomat resigns over Brexit 'half-truths'

She said she was "increasingly dismayed" at the delivery of Brexit, saying there was a "reluctance to address honestly, even with our own citizens, the challenges and trade-offs which Brexit involves"...

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Met Éireann warns Storm Atiyah expected to hit earlier than forecasted

Met Éireann warns Storm Atiyah expected to hit earlier than forecasted

The warning warns of West to southwest winds which will reach mean speeds of between 50km/h to 65km/h with gusts of 90 to 110km/h at times. The yellow warning for wind is in place from 15:00 GMT on ...

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Trump calls Trudeau ‘two-faced’ after video appears to show leaders gossiping

Trump calls Trudeau ‘two-faced’ after video appears to show leaders gossiping

Trump responded to Trudeau's comments at another news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday afternoon, calling Trudeau "two-faced". 'He didn't do a press conference. His comme...

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U.S. Supreme Court rejects Trump bid to resume federal executions

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Trump bid to resume federal executions

The executions were slated to begin next week. Federal executions are likely to remain on hold at least for several months, while the appeals court in Washington undertakes a full review of Chutka...

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Death row inmate Lee Hall to be executed Thursday

Death row inmate Lee Hall to be executed Thursday

CST at the Riverbend Maximum Security Institution, Tylee Tracer of the Tennessee Department of Correction said in a written statement . He preferred the electric chair atop Tennessee's prefer...

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Breaking Tradition, UK PM Wants To Dodge Talks With BBC's Andrew Neil

Breaking Tradition, UK PM Wants To Dodge Talks With BBC's Andrew Neil

The BBC host Andrew Neil has publicly challenged Boris Johnson to sit down for an interview with him before next week's British general election. Heads of all the other main British political pa...

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Woman survives after her heart stops for 6 hours during cardiac arrest

Woman survives after her heart stops for 6 hours during cardiac arrest

She was hiking with her husband in the Pyrenees mountains when they were caught in a snowstorm on November 3, reports Reuters . It is the longest cardiac arrest ever recorded in Spain. "The hypotherm...

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Joe Biden just used footage of Trudeau in Trump attack ad

Joe Biden just used footage of Trudeau in Trump attack ad

The relationship between President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau likely will "be the same" as it had been, even though Trump called Trudeau "two-faced" after a film clip ...

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WWF: Dozens of Polar Bears Descend Upon Russian Town

WWF: Dozens of Polar Bears Descend Upon Russian Town

All public activities have reportedly been called off in Ryrkaypiy, in the Chukotka region, and schools are being guarded so that the bears don't wander inside. "The psychological situation in the set...

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No plans to send 14,000 troops to Middle East: Pentagon

No plans to send 14,000 troops to Middle East: Pentagon

After the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that the Trump administration is planning on sending as many as 14,000 additional troops to the Middle East, Department of Defense officials made con...

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Thunberg brings her climate protest to U.N. climate summit host Madrid

Thunberg brings her climate protest to U.N. climate summit host Madrid

Thousands of activists from around the globe simultaneously hit the streets of Madrid and Santiago on Friday to demand urgent action on the climate crisis from world leaders attending the COP25 summ...

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On Huawei, PM Johnson says Britain cannot prejudice security or cooperation

On Huawei, PM Johnson says Britain cannot prejudice security or cooperation

The president confirmed he can be assembly Johnson, who's co-hosting the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit. Corbyn, whose party is trailing Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives in ...

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WV launches investigation into 'completely inappropriate' photo of correctional trainees

WV launches investigation into 'completely inappropriate' photo of correctional trainees

Investigators have conducted more than 50 interviews at the Glenville academy - where the training took place between October 21 and November 27 - and other facilities. The faces of the trainees and s...

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Taylor Swift Asks Cats If She Should Release a New Christmas Song

Taylor Swift Asks Cats If She Should Release a New Christmas Song

Her music video is made up of home videos featuring her mother Andrea, her father Scott, and her brother Austin living on their Christmas tree farm in Reading, Pennsylvania. When Good Morning Ameri...

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South African Airways to get state-led rescue package

South African Airways to get state-led rescue package

Chapter 6 of the Companies Act allows South African companies in "financial distress" or trading in insolvent circumstances to file for business rescue . "Furthermore, the company is seeking to minim...

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Biden Campaign's "World Is Laughing at Donald Trump" Video Wins Viral Moment

Biden's campaign also mocked Trump's repeated insistence that the United States requires a president who isn't a "laughing stock", ending the ad with a graphic that read, "We need a leader the world r...

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Boy Invites His Entire Kindergarten Class to Witness Adoption Hearing

Boy Invites His Entire Kindergarten Class to Witness Adoption Hearing

A group of kindergarteners are going viral for the heartwarming way they chose to support their classmate during his adoption process. Judge Patricia Gardner invites Michael Clark Jr to her chair...

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Indian Filmmaker Calls For Legalisation Of Rape

Indian Filmmaker Calls For Legalisation Of Rape

Many took to social media to condemn the filmmaker's comments. If he had hoped for publicity, he no doubt did internet it, and never in a factual plot. "Rape is now not unsuitable, damage is", she t...

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Gunman, at least one other dead in Florida naval base shooting

Gunman, at least one other dead in Florida naval base shooting

St. John's Catholic School, located outside the front of the base, has been closed due to the lockdown. He was killed in a shootout with sheriff's deputies who responded to the active shooter call on ...

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House Speaker Pelosi rebukes reporter: 'Don't mess with me'

House Speaker Pelosi rebukes reporter: 'Don't mess with me'

Pelosi's announcement follows a day of hearings in which a group of law professors met with the House Committee on the Judiciary. Mr Trump told Democrats to move quickly if they were going to impeac...

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China trade deal 'stalled because of Hong Kong legislation': Axios

China trade deal 'stalled because of Hong Kong legislation': Axios

The act orders an annual review to check if Hong Kong has enough autonomy to justify special trading status with the US. "Then, the markets could repeat the massive meltdown as happened in last Decemb...

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Three bushfires merge to form out-of-control blaze larger than Sydney

Three bushfires merge to form out-of-control blaze larger than Sydney

Bushfires have killed at least four people and destroyed more than 680 homes since the start of November. A total fire ban is in place for seven regions on Saturday including Greater Sydney. As Frid...

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Canadian Firefighters Will Miss Christmas To Help Fight Australian Bushfires

Canadian Firefighters Will Miss Christmas To Help Fight Australian Bushfires

Donaldson says the B.C. Wildfire Service members headed to Australia are all in supervisory roles including directors who prepare plans and oversee the allocation of heavy equipment. Eastern Austral...

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All four men accused in Hyderabad rape and murder case shot dead

All four men accused in Hyderabad rape and murder case shot dead

They were taken to the crime scene Friday morning by the police as part of the investigation, a source said. Police opened fire after due warnings and all four died on the spot. The court was taking...

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London's 'most ridiculed' Christmas tree is switched on in Trafalgar Square

London's 'most ridiculed' Christmas tree is switched on in Trafalgar Square

The ceremony came after some Londoners expressed concern about the state of this year's tree, given by Norway to Britain in line with an annual tradition dating back to 1947 to express thanks for supp...

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