• President Trump Denies Working for Russian Federation

    President Trump Denies Working for Russian Federation

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    On Sunday, congressional Democrats said the steps Trump took to keep his conversations secret brought forth uncomfortable questions about the relations between the two men and why the US president echoed some of Putin's positions. President Donald Trump avoided giving a direct answer when asked if he now is or has ever worked for Russian Federation after a published report said federal law enforcement officials were so concerned about his behavior after he fired James Comey from the FBI ...
  • Julian Castro jumps into 2020 Democratic presidential fray

    Julian Castro jumps into 2020 Democratic presidential fray

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    He made the announcement during the longest government shutdown in USA history, and as the field of 2020 contenders widens and anticipation grows around bigger names still considering runs. Elizabeth Warren , D-Mass., and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard , D-Hawaii, that she plans to run. By his side was his family, including twin brother Rep. Joaquin Castro, also a Texas Democrat .
  • Shutdown enters day 23 with no end in sight

    Shutdown enters day 23 with no end in sight

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    On Saturday, the shutdown ran into a 22nd day, making it the longest government shutdown in USA history. It also ignores the fact that democrats have pushed through spending bills - without funding earmarked for President Trumps southern border wall , an unworkable campaign promise he has refused to change course on - only to see Trump loyalist, Sen.
  • Three Dead and 23 injured in bus crash in Ottawa - view

    Three Dead and 23 injured in bus crash in Ottawa - view

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    The driver of the bus was arrested at the scene, Chief Charles Bordeleau of the Ottawa police added at an evening news conference at Ottawa city hall. Four hours after the crash, Ottawa Hospital said that seven patients were in a critical condition and nine in a stable condition. Mike Sharp was onboard the bus at the time of the accident.
  • Huawei: Searches and arrests of counterintelligence in Poland

    Huawei: Searches and arrests of counterintelligence in Poland

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    After both suspects were reportedly detained by the ABW earlier this week, the Warsaw District Court ruled on Thursday that the two should remain behind bars for three months. If convicted, they face up to 10 years in jail, he said. Polish media identified Piotr D as a former agent for Poland's ABW counter-intelligence service and current cybersecurity consultant for the Polish branch of French mobile phone provider Orange.
  • Giuliani: Trump Legal Team Should be Able to 'Correct' Mueller's Final Report

    Giuliani: Trump Legal Team Should be Able to 'Correct' Mueller's Final Report

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    At least three different congressional committees, including the Senate Intelligence Committee, have also been probing various aspects of Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 election . The inquiry forced counterintelligence investigators to evaluate whether Trump was a potential threat to national security, and they also sought to determine whether Trump was deliberately working for Russian Federation or had unintentionally been influenced by Moscow.
  • Led coalition begins withdrawal from Syria

    Led coalition begins withdrawal from Syria

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    The U.S. military command in Baghdad , which is managing the counter-IS campaign in Iraq and Syria, said Friday that it "has begun the process of our deliberate withdrawal from Syria", adding that, for security reasons, it would not reveal timetables, locations or troop movements.
  • Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Will Run For President In 2020

    Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Will Run For President In 2020

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    President Trump has announced to seek his re-election. Rania Batrice, who was a deputy campaign manager for Sanders in 2016, said she will be Gabbard's campaign manager. She opposed the Obama administration's interventions in Syria as being "against America's national security, worldwide credibility, economic interest, and moral center" and has called for putting an end to the Afghanistan war " as soon as possible ".
  • Jayme Closs, missing Wisconsin teen, found alive after nearly three months

    Jayme Closs, missing Wisconsin teen, found alive after nearly three months

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    Jayme went missing on October 15 after police discovered someone had broken into the family's home outside Barron and fatally shot her parents, James and Denise Closs. "Call 911!" the neighbor said to Kasinskas. On Oct. 15 an inaudible 911 call led police to Jayme's home in Barron, which is about 90 miles northeast of the Twin Cities.
  • Delay Brexit if deal is rejected, Dominic Grieve tells Theresa May

    Delay Brexit if deal is rejected, Dominic Grieve tells Theresa May

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    But in a vote on Tuesday that raised the chances of a defeat in next week's historic vote, MPs including former ministers approved an amendment that will curtail the government's tax powers in case of a no-deal Brexit . "These discussions have shown that further clarification over the backstop is possible and those talks will continue over the next few days", May said.
  • Russian lawyer in Trump Tower meeting charged with obstruction of justice

    Russian lawyer in Trump Tower meeting charged with obstruction of justice

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    The indictment notes that Veselnitskaya "was a Russian national and attorney" who advised "the defendants and claimants" in the case United States v. replied, according to copies of the conversation he released publicly. The case relates by the USA government's efforts to recover millions worth of property and NY real estate from Prevezon that was involved in laundering a tax fraud scheme, prosecutors say.
  • Criminals Demand $10 Million in Monero (XMR) in Norwegian Kidnapping Case

    Criminals Demand $10 Million in Monero (XMR) in Norwegian Kidnapping Case

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    As a result, investigators on the case are still left with "no suspects", despite having assistance from Interpol and Europol, and have Hagen's wealth behind them. Svein Holden, Hagen's lawyer, told reporters the abduction was "a cruel and an inhuman act". The wife of a Norwegian multi-millionaire has disappeared in a suspected kidnapping and her family has received a ransom demand to be paid in cryptocurrency.
  • Senate Democrats block pro-Israel, anti-BDS bill

    Senate Democrats block pro-Israel, anti-BDS bill

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    Although conservative allies of the president are urging him to declare a national emergency to build his proposed border wall with military funding, he isn't expected to do that in his remarks. An effort in the Senate to force President Donald Trump to impose new sanctions on Syria is getting caught up in the stalemate over the partial US government shutdown as top Democrats said they'd move to block any legislation that doesn't reopen the government.
  • Kim Jong Un wants 'results' in 2nd summit with Donald Trump

    Kim Jong Un wants 'results' in 2nd summit with Donald Trump

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    It was unclear where or when a fresh summit would take place but South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday the latest China trip signalled an imminent second summit between Kim and Trump. His approval rating hit stratospheric levels during the first set of summits previous year between himself and Kim, and later between the North Korean and U.S.
  • Manafort accused of sharing polling data with Russian allegedly linked to Kremlin

    Manafort accused of sharing polling data with Russian allegedly linked to Kremlin

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    While some of the redacted information was not a big deal, there was one section of the failed redaction that appears to shed light on Mueller's understanding of Manafort's roll in the 2016 presidential election. He has been wheelchair bound for months, his lawyers say, because of gout, and has been kept essentially in solitary confinement for his own safety.
  • Turkey says Syria offensive does not depend on U.S. troop withdrawal

    Turkey says Syria offensive does not depend on U.S. troop withdrawal

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    On December 19, President Donald Trump announced that the US would leave Syria because the Islamic State had been defeated. "We always do and now is the time ". "Now comes the real 'new beginning'". "In many cases diplomats at that level will not be as assertive as an ambassador in offering policy recommendations to a secretary of state, and the recommendations they do offer might not be taken as seriously", said Michele Dunne, a former State Department official and the director of ...
  • "Suspicious packages" found at consulates in Australia

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    VicEmergency says they are responding to hazardous material reports at Bourke St, Market St, Middleton Lane, Albert Rd, Queens Rd and St Kilda Rd. "We handled the package according to our standard procedures and in close coordination with local authorities.
  • United Nations says Saudi teen is refugee, Australia to consider settlement

    United Nations says Saudi teen is refugee, Australia to consider settlement

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    At 3.30pm on Monday, Thailand's immigration chief Surachate Hakparn held a press conference at the airport for dozens of Thai and worldwide media representatives gathered in the transit area. "We have no idea what he is going to do. whether he will try to find out where she is and go harass her". Thai authorities eventually vowed not to expel Rahaf.
  • Indian MPs pass contentious citizenship bill that excludes Muslims

    Indian MPs pass contentious citizenship bill that excludes Muslims

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    In their dissent note, Congress Rajya Sabha members Bhubaneswar Kalita and Pradip Bhattacharya said on certain grounds, the bill may create ethnic divisions in Assam and the Northeast. Mizoram and Meghalaya governments have also opposed the bill by adopting a resolution against it in their respective cabinet meetings. "The State has since India's independence absorbed waves of migrants from present day Bangladesh and can no longer do so", AGP president Atul Bora said after returning from ...
  • Brazilian president says USA military base may be established in Brazil

    Brazilian president says USA military base may be established in Brazil

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    Paulo reported on Friday. Sometimes called the "Trump of the tropics" for his blustery style and disdain of multilateral forums, he said in the same TV interview he was open to discussing the opening of a U.S. For indigenous leaders and environmental activists, the decision cemented fears that Brazil's new president would roll back years of progress in slowing deforestation.
  • Saudi women to get divorce notice by text

    Saudi women to get divorce notice by text

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    The new measure was approved by the country's justice ministry on Sunday, Agence France-Presse reports citing local media. "The new measure ensures women get their rights when they're divorced", she said, referring to alimony. But in tandem with the reforms, the kingdom has seen a wave of arrests of women activists in recent months as it steps up a crackdown on dissent. However, women still remain subject to male guardianship laws.
  • United States warns citizens of arbitrary action in China

    United States warns citizens of arbitrary action in China

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    In response, the Chinese government on Friday said that the United States travel warning did not hold up, citing the large number of Americans that visited the country past year. Meng's case comes up during a meeting between Freeland and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, with the two agreeing that no politics be injected into the extradition process.