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Canada sanctions 17 Saudis over Khashoggi murder

Canada sanctions 17 Saudis over Khashoggi murder

Turkey has rigorously investigated the Khashoggi slaying, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has repeatedly claimed that the journalist's killing was premeditated and ordered by top officials,...

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Katarpur corridor: A road to peace between India and Pakistan?

Katarpur corridor: A road to peace between India and Pakistan?

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday pitched for "strong and civilised" relationship with India but asserted that they have "one issue, which is Kashmir", receiving a sharp reaction fr...

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Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress

Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress

On Thursday, the president branded Cohen a "weak person" and emphasized that the property deal was ultimately dropped. In Washington, Democratic lawmakers pounced on Cohen's latest plea to call ...

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Hyde-Smith Keeps Mississippi US Senate Seat

Hyde-Smith Keeps Mississippi US Senate Seat

Hyde-Smith led former U.S. Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy (D) by 56 percent to 44 percent with 76 percent of precincts reporting. Thad Cochran . The longtime lawmaker retired in April amid health ...

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Museveni says boat that capsized in Lake Victoria not registered

Museveni says boat that capsized in Lake Victoria not registered

She said 27 people were rescued overnight, but more than 90 passengers were on the boat, leading officials to believe the death toll would rise. The Saturday evening tragedy occurred hundreds of fee...

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Dem contrasts 'diversity' with GOP senator in Mississippi

Dem contrasts 'diversity' with GOP senator in Mississippi

Senate candidate Cindy Hyde-Smith. Hyde-Smith, a Republican, is will run-off against Democrat Mike Espy on Tuesday for her senate seat. She has a history of controversial conduct , the most rec...

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May warns MPs not to reject Brexit deal - USA

May warns MPs not to reject Brexit deal - USA

President Donald Trump said it sounded like a good deal for the European Union. "My deal delivers for every corner of the United Kingdom and I will work hard to strengthen the bonds that unite us as...

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MS votes in Senate race marked by racial controversy

MS votes in Senate race marked by racial controversy

State Capitol police did not immediately respond to multiple requests for comment. The comment has become a major talking point in the lead-up to the state's special election on November 27, where Hyd...

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WikiLeaks Bets $1M Julian Assange, Manafort Never Met

WikiLeaks Bets $1M Julian Assange, Manafort Never Met

The Guardian report did not specify when in March 2016 Manafort allegedly met with Assange. Then, per the report, months after a meeting with Manafort, WikiLeaks released emails hacked from the Dem...

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Mueller: Paul Manafort violated plea deal by lying to feds

Mueller: Paul Manafort violated plea deal by lying to feds

Manafort denies that he lied, and his attorneys say he believes he "provided truthful information". The filing was an astonishing break from the bare-bones updates given by the special counsel's off...

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USA offers new $5 mn reward for Mumbai attackers

USA offers new $5 mn reward for Mumbai attackers

As many as 166 people were killed in the attack carried out by 10 LeT terrorists. "We will never let terrorists win, or even come close to winning!" he said. Indian politicians and officials routinely...

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Is it legal for tear gas to be used against migrants?

Is it legal for tear gas to be used against migrants?

News pictures showing children fleeing tear gas prompted sharp criticism from some lawmakers and charities. The tweet comes as 42 migrants were arrested on the United States side of the Mexico bor...

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Donald Trump asks U.S. court to fast-track trans military ban ruling

Donald Trump asks U.S. court to fast-track trans military ban ruling

The American Psychiatric Association defines gender dysphoria as a "clinically significant distress" due to a conflict between a person's gender identity and their sex assigned at birth. District Judg...

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Ukrainian parliament votes for martial law amid Russian Federation clash

Ukrainian parliament votes for martial law amid Russian Federation clash

The vote came after an emotional address by President Poroshenko, who promised not to restrict basic freedoms. Poroshenko said Monday he wants to declare martial law "to strengthen Ukraine's defense...

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US agents fire tear gas as some migrants try to breach fence

US agents fire tear gas as some migrants try to breach fence

USA border officials have said they have a limited capacity to process asylum seekers, up to 100 per day. We will close the Border permanently if need be. "As I have continually stated, DHS will not t...

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Dead in Separate Attacks on Chinese Consulate, Crowd in Pakistan

Dead in Separate Attacks on Chinese Consulate, Crowd in Pakistan

Pakistan security forces Friday foiled an attempt on the Chinese Consulate in Karachi by three suicide bombers. According to a local journalist, several Consulates are located near the Chinese co...

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Adam Schiff Says House Democrats Plan to Investigate Khashoggi Killing

Adam Schiff Says House Democrats Plan to Investigate Khashoggi Killing

Seeking to rally support from Arab allies ahead of the summit, Prince Mohammed on Thursday embarked on a regional tour starting with the United Arab Emirates, his first official trip overseas since Kh...

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Trump shields Ivanka over email row

Trump shields Ivanka over email row

But when the president floated the idea to then White House counsel Don McGahn in the spring, McGahn is said to have told Trump he couldn't order the DOJ to conduct investigations. She had a server in...

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Federal judge blocking asylum restrictions ‘absurd’ & will be appealed - DOJ

Federal judge blocking asylum restrictions ‘absurd’ & will be appealed - DOJ

According to CNN , there are another 3,000 migrants gathering in Mexicali, Mexico , another border city about 100 miles away, UN High Commissioner for Refugees spokeswoman Francesca Fontanini ...

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Angry Trump lashes judges on Thanksgiving

Angry Trump lashes judges on Thanksgiving

In a Thanksgiving day tweet that began, "Justice Roberts can say what he wants", Trump renewed his attacks on a federal appeals court that could decide the fate of a White House effort to curb mig...

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Trump submits written responses to special counsel Robert Mueller

Trump submits written responses to special counsel Robert Mueller

Trump's lawyers has so far refused to answer any questions about Trump's time as president-elect or as president, arguing Mueller is not legally entitled to demand the president's answers about his...

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Spain insists on Gibraltar veto in Brexit deal

Spain insists on Gibraltar veto in Brexit deal

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said Tuesday that his government "cannot accept" Gibraltar's future being determined by negotiations at the European Union level. Pro-Brexit MPs in the Unite...

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Ivanka Trump used personal email account for government business

Ivanka Trump used personal email account for government business

Trump sometimes used her private account, nearly always for logistics and scheduling concerning her family", Mirijanian said in a statement obtained by NPR's Tamara Keith. The New York Times repo...

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Interpol elects South Korean Kim Jong Yang as new president

Interpol elects South Korean Kim Jong Yang as new president

He beat Russia's Alexander Prokopchuk , who had been widely tipped to win. Interpol is in danger of being politicized by Russian Federation as the organization chooses a new president, according ...

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Hindu group calls for shutdown in Kerala

Hindu group calls for shutdown in Kerala

Vijayan made clear that while his government respected the feelings of worshippers, it had to obey the court. The Sangh Parivar had mounted a resistance against young women trying to enter the templ...

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Saudi king backs son amid furor over Khashoggi murder

Saudi king backs son amid furor over Khashoggi murder

He did not directly address the murder of Khashoggi in his speech. The United States has sanctioned 17 Saudis for the crime, including close aides of Prince Mohammed, and is set to make final conc...

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Still Standing: PM Netanyahu Appears To Save Coalition, Avert Early Elections

Still Standing: PM Netanyahu Appears To Save Coalition, Avert Early Elections

Bennett's shift comes after Netanyahu, in a prime-time speech Sunday night, said he would not make Bennett defense minister. "But I prefer that Netanyahu wins politically than [Hamas leader] Ismail Ha...

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CNN says White House preparing to eject reporter again

CNN says White House preparing to eject reporter again

Acosta , CNN's chief White House correspondent, lost his press pass earlier this month, after getting into a heated exchange with President Donald Trump at a November 7 media briefing. The jud...

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Macron calls on Trump to be more respectful

Macron calls on Trump to be more respectful

Trump's tweets included a fresh complaint about Macron's recent suggestion that Europe build up its militaries because the continent can no longer depend on the USA for defence. They started lear...

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As wildfires grow deadlier, officials search for solutions

As wildfires grow deadlier, officials search for solutions

Authorities say the search for bodies in Paradise and other towns could take weeks. The president on Saturday is expected to get a look at the grief and damage caused by the deadliest US wildfire in...

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Hand recount begins for tight Florida Senate race

Hand recount begins for tight Florida Senate race

Democrat challenger in Florida's gubernatorial race Andrew Gillum conceded to Republican Ron DeSantis Saturday; ending their high-stakes showdown over who will lead the Sunshine State. "Nobody w...

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Camp Fire Death Toll Grows to 63, More Than 600 Still Missing

Camp Fire Death Toll Grows to 63, More Than 600 Still Missing

Authorities are blaming the high death toll and widespread destruction on the lightning-fast speed of the flames, which were driven by high winds through the parched land. Information for contacting t...

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Julian Assange indictment by U.S. prosecutors revealed by 'error'

Julian Assange indictment by U.S. prosecutors revealed by 'error'

The Washington Post , citing people familiar with the matter, reported that the unintentional disclosure about Assange being charged is true, but was a not meant to be disclosed. Special Counsel Rober...

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Roger Stone's Associate Jerome Corsi Says He Expects To Be Indicted

Roger Stone's Associate Jerome Corsi Says He Expects To Be Indicted

Jerome Corsi , a far-right political commentator and longtime associate of Roger Stone , said this week that the special counsel Robert Mueller told him he will be charged in the Russian Federation...

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Palestinians, Israel in fresh flare-up

Palestinians, Israel in fresh flare-up

The outbreak of violence came after months of deadly unrest along the Gaza-Israel border had appeared to be calming. Just last week, Israel let a Qatari plane land with cash for Gaza , meant to eas...

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