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Prep work paid off for CBS' "60 Minutes", which conducted interviews with former presidents Clinton, Barack Obama and George W. Bush on the promise they would run after the senior Bush's death. The New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq will also be closed. All of the living US presidents - George W. Bush , Bill Clinton , Barack Obama, Jimmy Carter and Trump - are expected to attend.
  • Cops seek suitor who dropped engagement ring down NYC grating

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    NYPD is expected to release more information later Sunday. According to the Associated Press, the couple appealed to the police for help after losing the ring, but emergency service officers were unable to locate it. But her partner became so excited at her response he dropped the engagement ring straight down a drain. "Every argument between them will end with "at least I didn't drop the engagement ring down the sewer grate", a twitter user BigJim wrote ".
  • Trump signs NAFTA replacement deal ahead of the G20 summit

    Trump signs NAFTA replacement deal ahead of the G20 summit

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    U.S. President Donald Trump , Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto signed a trade agreement to replace NAFTA on Friday-a deal some lawmakers and advocacy groups say is still fundamentally flawed as it stomps on the rights of workers and the environment and empowers "the corporate one percent at the expense of the rest of us".
  • Khashoggi Murder:Canada sanctions 17 Saudi nationals

    Khashoggi Murder:Canada sanctions 17 Saudi nationals

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    It will be vital, said Alex Neve, the secretary general of Amnesty International Canada, to seek alliances with other countries gathered in Buenos Aires and form a united front to make it more hard for the crown prince to ignore or dismiss concerns.
  • Money the motive in USA family slaying, arsons; brother charged with murders

    Money the motive in USA family slaying, arsons; brother charged with murders

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    The details of the heinous crime spree came just hours after Monmouth County prosecutors filed murder charges against Paul Caneiro in the November 20 eruption of violence in Colts Neck and Ocean Township, New Jersey. When police arrived at the scene, they found 50-year-old Keith Caneiro shot to death outside of the home and his wife and children stabbed to death inside of the home.
  • "We Regret US Decision": Russia After Trump Cancels Talks With Putin

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    Trump tweeted his decision from Air Force One on his way to Buenos Aires on Thursday. Trump said earlier on Thursday that the meeting would " probably " still go ahead despite the major escalation of tensions near Crimea . Meanwhile, President Trump is expected meet with other world leaders as scheduled, including Chinese premier Xi Jingping to discuss the growing trade war between the USA and China.
  • More than 140 whales die in mass stranding

    More than 140 whales die in mass stranding

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    According to DOC Rakiura Operations Manager Ren Leppens, half of the whales had already died by the time they were found. The remote location and lack of nearby personnel meant successfully refloating the whales was highly unlikely. The two pods of pilot whales were beached about 1.2 miles apart from each other. The best way to discover the cause of the stranding would be to conduct an autopsy on the whales that had stranded first, although that would be hard to determine now.
  • Giant cow in Australia is actually real and going viral

    Giant cow in Australia is actually real and going viral

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    At 194 centimetres high, WA-born steer Knickers is believed to be the tallest in Australia - and one of the tallest in the world. Despite Knickers' size, he still fell short of making it into the Guinness World Records . He's got a good three inches over Knickers, standing at six feet, seven inches. Even if the farm wanted to make him into thousands of hamburgers, he quickly became too big for any production facility to process.
  • Republican in 'public hanging' video wins Mississippi Senate race

    Republican in 'public hanging' video wins Mississippi Senate race

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    The controversies surrounding her set off a major push by national Republicans to avoid the same embarrassment they'd suffered a year ago in Alabama over the Senate campaign of Roy Moore and save Hyde-Smith. Politico unearthed a 2014 post on Hyde-Smith's Facebook page that included a photo of her wearing a Confederate soldier's hat and holding a rifle during a visit to Beauvoir, the Jefferson Davis Home and Presidential Library in Biloxi.
  • Catastrophic Northern California fire is finally contained

    Catastrophic Northern California fire is finally contained

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    At least 84 people have been killed. Two days of showers have complicated the search but also helped virtually extinguish the blaze, said Josh Bischof, operations chief for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Sonny Perdue, the US secretary of agriculture, traveled to Paradise , California, on Monday, the town at the epicenter of the blaze. Search and rescue crews dig through the burnt remains of a business as they look for human remains on in Paradise, ...
  • White House Unveils Christmas Decorations Including 'Be Best' Ornaments

    White House Unveils Christmas Decorations Including 'Be Best' Ornaments

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    Ornaments adorning garlands in the Red Room feature Melania Trump's "Be Best" anti-bullying campaign logo. "It is a symbol of valor and bravery". Shots of "Be Best" branded tree ornaments and a wreath constructed entirely out of promotional pencils serve as a nice reminder of that time the first lady launched a (grammatically awkward) policy initiative created to tackle a vaguely defined spectrum of issues , including childhood bullying and opiate abuse.
  • Jamal Khashoggi: police search villa in Turkish town

    Jamal Khashoggi: police search villa in Turkish town

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    Anadolu said some of the suspects had spoken to an unnamed Saudi citizen on the phone. So far, police have drained the grounds of the first villa of water, using specialist equipment to search for any human remains. Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan has said the killing was ordered by the highest level of Saudi leadership but probably not from King Salman, putting the spotlight instead on the 33-year-old crown prince.
  • Brexit: European Union endorses the United Kingdom’s withdrawal agreement

    Brexit: European Union endorses the United Kingdom’s withdrawal agreement

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    On Sunday, EU leaders formally agreed to the deal at a summit in Brussels . Theresa May has signed off her Brexit deal with European Union leaders. "I think it has ceded too much control". "This is the deal". The UK will not be to pursue an independent trade policy during the 21 month transition period after Brexit , during which it will be in effect an European Union member state without any representation in the bloc's decision-making institutions.
  • Mexican officials question use of force at the border

    Mexican officials question use of force at the border

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    But by day's end, the fortified Tijuana-San Diego border crossing was temporarily shuttered as United States border agents and police lobbed tear gas projectiles at migrants, including young children and women on the Mexican side of the border, sparking widespread panic.
  • Mueller: Ex-Trump campaign chair lied, broke plea agreement

    Mueller: Ex-Trump campaign chair lied, broke plea agreement

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    Manafort lied " on a variety of subject matters ", violating his plea agreement, prosecutors allege in the three-page filing signed by both the defense team and the prosecution. "As the defendant has breached the plea agreement , there is no reason to delay his sentencing". Paul Manafort , former campaign chairman for US President Donald Trump .
  • At least 29 dead after cruise boat capsizes in Uganda

    At least 29 dead after cruise boat capsizes in Uganda

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    The vessel had a capacity for 50 people but is believed to have been carrying almost 100 passengers when it overturned during bad weather. Divers from the police and military pressed on with efforts to retrieve bodies while equipment was deployed to try to tug the boat wreck to shore, Onyango said.
  • Russian Federation uses tanker to block Ukrainian ships

    Russian Federation uses tanker to block Ukrainian ships

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    Ukraine, along with almost every other country in the world, refuses to recognize that claim. Three wounded Ukrainian servicemen have received medical assistance and their lives are not threatened, it said , adding that a criminal case has been launched over the Ukrainian violation of the Russian border.
  • Elections 'a lesson from democracy' for DPP: president

    Elections 'a lesson from democracy' for DPP: president

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    Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen nevertheless resigned as the chairwoman of the DPP following the election , and assumed responsibility for the significant defeat. With the conservative vote passing the threshold of 25% of eligible electors, under referendum law the government must take steps to reflect the result.
  • Blizzard cripples travel across nation's midsection

    Blizzard cripples travel across nation's midsection

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    The Coast Guard issued a warning Sunday afternoon, urging people to stay away from the shoreline and remain off nearby paths, as first responders will not be able to launch rescue crews due to the high waves. Around 3-6 inches of snow is expected to hit those counties. Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer declared a state of emergency. A swath of 10+ inch snowfall totals are expected, with locally higher amounts over a foot is possible-particularly in eastern Iowa/western IL.
  • "Thank you President T": Trump tweets as holiday break ends

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    Trump took to Twitter again Saturday to reiterate that he plans to do away with the USA catch-and-release system, which allows asylum seekers to work and study sometimes for years while their cases are pending. He again threatened to close the country's southern border "if it becomes necessary". "Mexico has open arms and everything", she told the newspaper, "but imagine, one caravan after another after another, that would also be a problem for us".