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Bolton, a Seriously Deranged Madman, Sought Options to Strike Iran

Bolton, a Seriously Deranged Madman, Sought Options to Strike Iran

Two days later, unidentified militants fired three rockets that hit close to the U.S. Consulate in the southern city of Basra but caused no serious damage. In fact, he pulled out of the nuclear deal that the world signed with the Iran back in May of previous year, angering key European allies, while calling the deal "decaying and rotten" and "an embarrassment" to him "as a citizen" . Read More

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Blast near US-led coalition patrol in Syria

Blast near US-led coalition patrol in Syria

The US-led coalition confirmed that American soldiers were killed in an explosion while conducting routine patrol in Syria , but did not release further details. A number of U.S. troops have been killed in a reported suicide bomb attack in Syria claimed by the Islamic State group , the USA military says. The city is located near Syrian government forces backed by Russian Federation and anti-regime fighters backed by Turkey. Read More

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Canadian government warns against travel to China

Canadian government warns against travel to China

The newer, harsher sentence has drawn attention now as many people are linking Schellenberg's case to the ongoing tensions between Canada and China following the arrest of Huawei executive, Meng Wanzhou here. A Chinese person convicted of involvement in the same operation as Schellenberg received a suspended death sentence earlier. "According to the Vienna Convention of Diplomatic Relations and worldwide law, he is not entitled to diplomatic immunity", Hua said at a daily briefing. Read More

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Denying he ever worked for Russia, Trump calls the question a 'disgrace'

Denying he ever worked for Russia, Trump calls the question a 'disgrace'

I have many one-on-one, nobody ever says anything about it, but with Putin they say, 'Oh what did they talk about?' We talked about very positive things, ' Trump added, saying that Israel was among the topics discussed . Many Democratic leaders had been opposed to the idea, but a Washington Post report released over the weekend, which said that the president had "gone to extraordinary lengths" to hide the details of his private conversations with Putin from other members of his ... Read More

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US GOP House Leader Promises Quick Action Against ‘Racist’ Republican Rep

US GOP House Leader Promises Quick Action Against ‘Racist’ Republican Rep

King served on the Agriculture, Small Business and Judiciary committees in the last Congress, and he chaired Judiciary's subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice. King endorsed a white nationalist candidate for Toronto mayor, tweeted in support of far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders saying "we can't restore our civilization with somebody else's babies", compared immigrants to dirt and used rhetoric common to the alt-right in an interview with a magazine affiliated with ... Read More

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3 dead, 23 injured in Ottawa bus crash

3 dead, 23 injured in Ottawa bus crash

The bus had a capacity of 90 people, both sitting and standing. Four hours after the crash, Ottawa Hospital said that seven patients were in a critical condition and nine in a stable condition. 11, 2019. "The bus started swerving, I guess it hit the curb or hit something". This particular bus was not scheduled to stop at the Westboro station, which is another aspect being probed in the investigation. Read More

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Trump’s weekend: new Russian Federation questions, shutdown irritants

Trump’s weekend: new Russian Federation questions, shutdown irritants

President Trump called a recent New York Times article revealing that he had been the subject of an FBI counterintelligence investigation after he fired former director James Comey "very horrible" and a "great insult". Other US officials learned that Trump had taken possession of the notes when they asked the interpreter for information about the discussion beyond a brief readout Tillerson had provided. Read More

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Community invited to write Jayme Closs letters

Community invited to write Jayme Closs letters

She said if she could pass one piece of advice on to Jayme, it would be to take time to heal and have faith that she will be able to process the hard emotions that follow such an experience. The discovery ended an all-out search that gripped the state, with many people fearing the worst. "And I would tell her that this experience might feel like it's defining, it might feel like that's who she is now, but it doesn't have to be", Smart said. Read More

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Snowstorm blankets mid-Atlantic, at least 7 dead in Midwest

Snowstorm blankets mid-Atlantic, at least 7 dead in Midwest

Louis and 15.9 inches in Columbia. Yet more snow is forecast, and the Weather Channel is predicting that St Louis could see one of it's heaviest 2 two-day snowfall events on record. The National Weather Service says snow was to begin about 3 p.m.in southwestern IL and spread northeast throughout the evening, reaching the Chicago area by early Saturday. Read More

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US Begins Withdrawing Equipment From Syria

US Begins Withdrawing Equipment From Syria

Citing Col. Sean Ryan, the spokesman for the USA -led coalition against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), several news outlets reported that American troops had begun withdrawing from Syria on Friday. backing, would be left vulnerable to an imminent attack by Turkey. The People's Protection Units (YPG), a Syrian offshoot of the PKK group which has waged an insurgency against the Turkish state since 1984, has already started cosying up to Damascus and its Russian sponsor. Read More

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FBI probed whether Trump secretly worked for Russia

FBI probed whether Trump secretly worked for Russia

But when Trump then tied Comey's firing to the Russian Federation investigation two separate times , the FBI opened the probe, the people said to the Times . President, "There was no collusion, Matt Whitaker is right". Also fueling the FBI's concerns was Christopher Steele's "dirty dossier" of unsubstantiated allegations, which had been funded by Democrats but at that point was justifying probes across the Justice Department. Read More

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Saudi teen Rahaf on her way to Canada

Saudi teen Rahaf on her way to Canada

The woman's social media-driven fight for freedom was watched closely around the world after she arrived in Bangkok via Kuwait and barricaded herself in a hotel room posting live updates about her status. Thai authorities eventually allowed her to enter the country on Monday evening and the United Nations refugee agency referred Rahaf to Australia for consideration for refugee resettlement. Read More

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Missing 13-year-old found alive after she was kidnapped, parents murdered

Missing 13-year-old found alive after she was kidnapped, parents murdered

She was rescued nine months later with the help of two witnesses who recognised her abductors from the America's Most Wanted television programme. She was located in Gordon, Wisconsin, officials said. Logging is the top industry in the region. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office said Closs was located in The Town of Gordon, which is in the far southern part of the county, at 4:43 p.m. Read More

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Trump Campaign Chairman's 'Misstatements' Were 'Unintentional,' His Lawyers Say

Trump Campaign Chairman's 'Misstatements' Were 'Unintentional,' His Lawyers Say

Manafort's attorneys used a black-bar overlay on the PDF document they submitted to the court, but the overlay didn't eliminate the underlying text, which could be copied and pasted. The New York Times followed up with more details of the hand-off, reporting that Manafort instructed Kilimnik to provide the information to Deripaska, a billionaire aluminum magnate with close ties to Vladimir Putin. Read More

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Saudi woman 'given refugee status'

Saudi woman 'given refugee status'

Until recently, Alqunun had been living with her parents and six siblings in Ha'il, Saudi Arabia , where her father is a government official according to the Daily Mail . The young woman claims she was passing through Bangkok in transit. "I will also advocate for the safe return to Australia of Mr Hakeem Alaraibi, who is now detained in Thailand". Read More

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Attacker hurts 20 children with hammer at Beijing school

Attacker hurts 20 children with hammer at Beijing school

Police in the Xicheng district of the city said in a statement on Weibo that they had detained a 49-year-old male suspect surnamed Jia, who was a former fix worker at the school. According to the school's website, it has 2,537 students and 199 teaching staff. Violent attacks targeting schoolchildren are not uncommon in China , which has seen a slew of deadly incidents over the past few years, usually involving knives. Read More

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Malaysia's King Abdicates in Unexpected and Rare Move

Malaysia's King Abdicates in Unexpected and Rare Move

The king's resignation took effect immediately, the National Palace said in a statement . Sultan Muhammad V, ruler of northeast Kelantan state, was installed in December 2016 as one of the country's youngest constitutional monarchs. Royal officials in Malaysia have not so far commented on the reported wedding, or said what condition prompted him to take medical leave. Keeper of the Ruler's Seal, Syed Danial Syed Ahmad, said the Council of Rulers held a meeting Monday and set January 24 to ... Read More

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China, US to hold trade talks next week

China, US to hold trade talks next week

Still, it will hardly be easy to bridge the complex differences between the world's top two economies. Other administration officials at the talks will include Mr Gregg Doud, the US Trade Representative's chief agricultural negotiator, and Mr David Malpass, the Treasury Department's Undersecretary for International Affairs, said the sources. Read More

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Man charged in fatal shooting of 7-year-old girl

Man charged in fatal shooting of 7-year-old girl

Now authorities say the gunman may have been trying to shoot someone else. Another man who was arrested but has not been publicly identified is also black , Jazmine's mother, LaPorsha Washington , said. "We believe it was a case of mistaken identity", Merritt said. Black is a 20-year-old African-American man. Authorities have charged a 20-year-old black man in the death of 7-year-old black girl in what prosecutors are saying was a case of mistaken identity. Read More

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Warren Announces She Is Running for President in 2020

Warren Announces She Is Running for President in 2020

Former Housing Secretary Julian Castro also has formed an exploratory committee, and former US Representative John Delaney became the first Democrat to formally declare a year ago and has campaigned extensively in the state. Arguing that Warren doesn't have what it takes to win in 2020, Cupp suggested on Saturday that Democrats need a better candidate. And the two of them have had some notable scuffles, particularly on Twitter . Read More

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Top Democrats Leak One Thing That Can Impeach Trump

Top Democrats Leak One Thing That Can Impeach Trump

Mike Pence and group had a productive meeting with the Schumer/Pelosi representatives today", Trump wrote. President Donald Trump said he might declare a national emergency imminently to secure money for his border wall. Trump, who was not part of the negotiations, spent Saturday morning tweeting about the partial shutdown and border wall. Pelosi has said she will not budge on her position against it, calling the wall immoral . Read More

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Warren's debut trip to Iowa ignites voter passion

Warren's debut trip to Iowa ignites voter passion

She went on to tell of her visit to the southern border, where she saw detention camps holding migrants who had tried to cross into the United States from Mexico. "America's middle class is under attack". Friday was the first of four cities in Iowa that Warren plans to visit this weekend. Warren was scheduled to hold public events in western Iowa Friday evening and Saturday morning, and appear in Des Moines for a gathering on Saturday evening. Read More

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Israel Relabeled As 'Palestine' On Rashida Tlaib's Map

Israel Relabeled As 'Palestine' On Rashida Tlaib's Map

The US president responded in a tweet on Friday morning, saying: "How do you impeach a president who has won perhaps the greatest election of all time, done nothing wrong. House Democrat Brad Sherman agrees, and on Thursday formally introduced impeachment measures against Trump. "I think some of our new members probably don't realize that you are always on, that when you are a member of Congress, there's always someone listening", said Rep. Read More

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Xi: Unification with Taiwan inevitable

Xi: Unification with Taiwan inevitable

A woman walks past a television in New Taipei City showing China's leader Xi Jinping making a speech commemorating the 40th anniversary of a message sent to Taiwan in 1979 . Last year, Taiwan's ruling party suffered a massive defeat in mid-term polls, causing Tsai to resign as leader of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party, while the main opposition Kuomintang, which oversaw an unprecedented thaw with Beijing before Tsai took office in 2016, made gains. Read More

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2 women below 50 enter Kerala`s Sabarimala Temple

2 women below 50 enter Kerala`s Sabarimala Temple

But, hundreds of thousands of women in Kerala on Tuesday formed a 620-km wall to uphold gender equality over the Supreme Court's verdict on allowing women to enter Sabarimala temple . There were no immediate reports of injuries. On Tuesday, women from various walks of life - writers, athletes, actors, politicians and techies, government officials and homemakers - stood across the highways crisscrossing through the 14 districts in the state as the event commenced at 4 pm. Read More

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Several dead and many trapped in Russian apartment building gas blast

Several dead and many trapped in Russian apartment building gas blast

Authorities said five people were in hospital with injuries and 35 others remained unaccounted for. Russian officials acknowledged that the odds of finding anyone alive in the debris looked increasingly slim given the extreme weather. "You will get well soon, you are a fighter", Mr Putin told the boy after hearing that he was practising martial arts. Another survivor, Yulia Gavrilova, recalled the harrowing moments of the collapse. Read More

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Bishop of Dover urges kindness amid English Channel migrant concerns

Bishop of Dover urges kindness amid English Channel migrant concerns

John Woodcock, a member of the House Commons Home Affairs Committee, told The Sun: "The public is losing confidence in the struggling Border Force". They were handed over to immigration authorities after receiving medical attention. Britain's Home Secretary faced demands on Sunday to recall patrol ships from humanitarian missions in the Mediterranean to deal with a sharp uptick in attempted migrant crossings to the UK. Read More

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Kim Sent Message to Trump on North Korea Nuclear Talks

Kim Sent Message to Trump on North Korea Nuclear Talks

Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong-un during a welcome parade when the pair met in Pyongyang , North Korea , earlier in 2018. President Moon said South Korea is "unchanged in welcoming" Kim's reciprocal visit to the South Korean capital. Moon's tweet included photos of the top part of the letter, which began with: "Dear your excellency President Moon Jae-in". The letter comes days before Kim Jong Un is expected to address North Koreans in a New Year's speech that the country's leaders ... Read More

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China releases detained Canadian teacher

China releases detained Canadian teacher

A Dalian government news portal said Schellenberg was a Canadian and that this was an appeal hearing after he was found by an earlier ruling to have smuggled "an enormous amount of drugs" into China . The court ordered the case to return to the trial court, but a retrial date has not been set yet. The last foreigner to be tried for drug smuggling was British national Akmal Shaikh, who was caught in 2007 while smuggling over 4 kilograms of heroin into China. Read More

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UAE to reopen Damascus embassy after 7 years

UAE to reopen Damascus embassy after 7 years

A series of moves by some Arab countries show that Syria is gradually being reaccepted by the Arab world, which abandoned it after civil war broke out in the nation in 2011, said a Chinese expert. With military operations winding down in several parts of the country and the capital fully secure, Damascus is also working on breaking its physical isolation. Read More

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Rubio Meekly Objects To Way White House Has 'Handled' Shutdown

Rubio Meekly Objects To Way White House Has 'Handled' Shutdown

He said it was important that people could continue to get and maintain their flood insurance. With another long holiday weekend coming and almost all lawmakers away from the Capitol there is little expectation of a quick fix. "Last night they called us and said that they weren't even going to counter that". The government has been partially shut down since Saturday. Hammill said Democrats are waiting for Trump to publicly endorse a proposal to end the shutdown because he "has changed ... Read More

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At least 2 dead in Egypt tourist bus bombing

At least 2 dead in Egypt tourist bus bombing

The pyramids are in that region. A makeshift explosive device placed next to a wall on Al-Marioteya Road was detonated at 6.15 p.m.as the bus rolled past, according to the interior ministry. The tourists were heading to a sound and light show at the pyramids, which they had visited earlier in the day, said Lan Le, 41, who was also aboard the bus but unhurt. Read More

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