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Finland's president rakes memory for source of Trump remark

Finland's president rakes memory for source of Trump remark

Whitaker was previously a fierce critic of the probe, and Democrats have called for him to recuse himself from overseeing it. Trump said that "It's going to be up to him" and that "I really believe he's going to do what's right". He acknowledged both Brown and Newsom's commitment to addressing the state's wildfire problem, adding they will be working together moving forward with the full support from the federal government. Read More

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Israel set for early elections after cabinet breaks up, source says

Israel set for early elections after cabinet breaks up, source says

He spoke on condition of anonymity because he was discussing the content of a closed meeting. What's next: Netanyahu is scheduled to talk to all the coalition party leaders on Sunday before announcing an election date. Lieberman alleged that the truce will put southern Israel under a growing threat from Hamas, similar to the threat posed to northern Israel by Lebanon's heavily armed Hezbollah militia. Read More

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Officials try to account for hundreds missing in fire's wake

Officials try to account for hundreds missing in fire's wake

Firefighter Jason Hawkins has worked for Station #82 in Paradise, California for ten fire seasons. So far 65 people have been confirmed dead and in the last few hours the number of those missing has been revised upwards to 631. Almost 300 people reported missing have been found alive and the list of missing would fluctuate, he said. Everything she and her husband, Grady, own is gone, along with a home they were renting, "a quirky older house with lots of character and lots of room" for ... Read More

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Trump aide departs West Wing after rebuke from first lady

Trump aide departs West Wing after rebuke from first lady

Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday that Ricardel will "transition to a new role within the Administration". But Ms Sanders didn't say what Ms Ricardel's new job would be, and didn't respond to follow-up questions. "I am deeply grateful for all Mira has done on behalf of the NSC, her deep knowledge of the national security issues we confront daily, and her unwavering commitment to the President", Bolton told staff. Read More

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Zuckerberg tells staff to use Android after Apple feud

Zuckerberg tells staff to use Android after Apple feud

Zuckerberg also said Facebook will "train AI systems to detect borderline content so we can distribute that content less". The open letter to Sheryl Sandberg , Facebook's chief operating officer, was posted hours after The New York Times published a lengthy investigation into Facebook's reluctance to deal with revelations that Russian operatives leveraged the social media site as part of a complex 2016 election influencing campaign. Read More

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Trump Attacks Mueller One Week After Replacing Attorney General

Trump Attacks Mueller One Week After Replacing Attorney General

Bush and continued serving until 2013, during Obama's second term. The President's comments come as his legal team is reportedly wrapping up answers to written questions submitted by Mueller's investigators. Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer has said that if Whitaker refuses to recuse himself from the probe, as Sessions had done, Democrats will seek to attach legislation protecting Mueller to a must-pass spending bill that will be up for consideration in the coming weeks. Read More

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North Korea deports American even as it boasts of new weapon

North Korea deports American even as it boasts of new weapon

Jokowi believes that Kim's encounters with the leaders of the 10-member regional grouping would convince him that ending North Korea's self-isolation is the only recipe for the country's and his regime's survival. State-run KCNA news agency said Kim Jong-un had supervised the successful test, though it did not reveal details of the new "state-of-the-art" weapon. Read More

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Gaza truce proposed after intense fighting

Gaza truce proposed after intense fighting

About 170 demonstrators, many unarmed, have been killed by Israeli fire in the months of confrontations, which appeared to be reaching a turning point with the steps toward an unofficial cease-fire between Israel and Hamas . "What we saw today on the video was Hamas had within its sights a bus full of Israeli soldiers". Among the some 460 rockets fired by Palestinian factions in Gaza, more than 100 were intercepted by the Iron Dome missile defense system, according to the Israel Defense ... Read More

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Moon leaves for Singapore to take part in ASEAN summits

Moon leaves for Singapore to take part in ASEAN summits

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad says Malaysia will be happy to be involved in a trade pact that provides benefits to developing countries. Although this is triggered mainly by trade tensions between the two world powers for developed countries to adopt protective measures against developing countries, including the Asean countries, Mahathir strongly believes that it is not the time to do so. Read More

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Israeli Defense Minister Liberman Quits over Cease-Fire with Hamas

Israeli Defense Minister Liberman Quits over Cease-Fire with Hamas

Lieberman strongly opposed the Israeli government's decision to agree a truce with Hamas, apparently arguing that Tel Aviv should take " harsh, decisive " actions against Gaza . "At these moments, leadership is not to do the easy thing; leadership is to do the right thing, even if it is hard". "Lieberman's resignation is a recognition of the defeat before the growing force of the Palestinian resistance", said Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri. Read More

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Trudeau acknowledges Canada has listened to Khashoggi tapes

Trudeau acknowledges Canada has listened to Khashoggi tapes

Speaking to France 2, Le Drian said that was not that case as far as he knew, reported Reuters . "I wonder if they are trying to cover up the murder", he added. At a dinner in Paris that was closed to press, after Turkey said it passed an audio tape of Jamal Khashoggi's killing to the United States, President Trump sat next to Turkish President Erdogan. Read More

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Strawberry scandal: Woman arrested following needle contamination

Strawberry scandal: Woman arrested following needle contamination

A public health alert was issued on September 12 after sewing needles were found inserted in strawberries that been grown and purchased in southeast Queensland . Police will allege she felt mistreated by colleagues and had spoken to coworkers about taking revenge, according to CNN affiliate Nine News. In a statement , Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk: "Whoever is behind this is not just putting families at risk across Queensland and the rest of Australia - they are putting ... Read More

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Fighting rages street-to-street in Yemen’s key port city

Fighting rages street-to-street in Yemen’s key port city

Dozens of wounded rebels were transferred to hospitals in the provinces of Sanaa and Ibb, further inland, a source at the Hodeidah military hospital said. Military sources confirmed that a Saudi-led pro-government alliance had targeted the rebels with multiple air strikes. "Even wars are regulated by law - all parties to the conflict are bound to respect global humanitarian law and human rights law as applicable". Read More

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SCOTUS Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized with Fractured Ribs

SCOTUS Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized with Fractured Ribs

And though she's had some health issues in the past, she has been known for her perseverance and ability to recover. Some of even offered to give their lives up to keep her safe. Thankfully, RBG is fine and has been released from the hospital , making these Twitter reactions all the more hilarious and heart warming. Ginsburg also broke two ribs in 2012 but did not miss work, the New York Times reports . Read More

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Jet overshoots runway in Guyana, several injured

Jet overshoots runway in Guyana, several injured

Transportation minister for the South American country David Patterson, said the plane -carrying 126 passenger- returned to the airport crashing and skidding off the runway. "It was a miracle". Airline spokesman Carl Bowen said the plane, which was on its way to Toronto, reported a hydraulic failure emergency shortly after taking off from the Cheddi Jagan International Airport and returned after less than 20 minutes. Read More

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Mass shooting at California dance bar

Mass shooting at California dance bar

Ventura County Star reporter Jeremy Childs arrived at the scene shortly after a shooter opened fire on Wednesday night. A hooded gunman dressed entirely in black opened fire on a crowd at a country dance bar holding a weekly "college night" in Southern California, killing 12 people and sending hundreds fleeing including some who used barstools to break windows and escape, authorities said Thursday. Read More

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United States abruptly postpones high-level talks with North Korea

United States abruptly postpones high-level talks with North Korea

Kim also help a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump in Singapore in June , when he was cited by North Korean media as expressing his admiration for Singapore's economic development. Kim Jong-un and Pompeo during their October 7 talks in Pyongyang, along with discussing a potential second North-U.S. summit, agreed to hold working-level talks, but Choe has yet to hold such talks with Biegun. Read More

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Trump Thanks Rubio For Exposing Broward 'Election Theft'

Trump Thanks Rubio For Exposing Broward 'Election Theft'

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has said they are not investigating, that no allegations of fraud have been brought forward and there has been no written request from Scott yet. Gaetz , whose district is in Florida's Panhandle, also said the state should take over the Broward elections office. In Mississippi, a runoff election is expected in late November between Republican Sen. Read More

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wins election to New York’s 14th congressional district

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wins election to New York’s 14th congressional district

We've been talking about the good and the bad of yesterday's election , and there sure is a lot of both, but one great thing we can't stop celebrating is the incredible number of women elected to office. The Democrats may not have gotten quite the blue wave they were hoping for ー but for women in politics, Election Day was an indisputable success. There are also now nine female governors, matching the record set in 2004. Read More

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White House Revokes Press Pass Of CNN's Jim Acosta

White House Revokes Press Pass Of CNN's Jim Acosta

During a news conference that morning, President Donald Trump called Acosta a "rude, awful person" as Acosta challenged the president's claims about Central American refugees fleeing to the U.S. Mashable has reached out to the White House for comment on the allegations surrounding the video Sanders shared . "On the Russian Federation investigation, are you concerned that you may.?" Trump then said he wanted immigrants to "come in legally". Read More

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Boeing to issue safety warning to pilots for 737 Max jets

Boeing to issue safety warning to pilots for 737 Max jets

The FAA also plans to issue its own mandate to further bolster Boeing's warning, the Wall Street Journal reports . However, Bloomberg wrote that the pilots in the Lion Air crash reported an "erroneous airspeed indication" after taking off from Jakarta airport and before they slammed into the water at around 966km per hour, according to Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee . Read More

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Man pleads guilty to killing pregnant wife and young daughters

Man pleads guilty to killing pregnant wife and young daughters

Shanann was 15 weeks pregnant at the time of her disappearance. Shanann's parents Frank and Sandra Rzucek are pictured at the press conference after his hearing on Tuesday. "I do not want to be in the position of making the choice to take his", Mr Rourke said. While Rourke denied the initial plea offers, he accepted one made a few days ago that did not dismiss any of the nine charges Watts faces. Read More

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Teen accused of killing mom, burying body

Teen accused of killing mom, burying body

Greg Ramos wore a blank expression in court as he was arraigned for first-degree murder. Chitwood said Ramos told detectives he staged the burglary with the help of two 17-year-old classmates, Dylan Ceglark and Brian Porras. Ramos then reported his mother missing in a 9-1-1 call after getting Porras and Ceglarek to help him make it look like burglars broke into the home. Read More

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