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US Government Shutdown Enters Day 5

US Government Shutdown Enters Day 5

As Politico reports, "While Trump has told allies he'd be willing to come down from his demand for $5 billion in border wall money, Democrats have stood firm on $1.3 billion for fencing, consistent ...

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Trump to kid about believing in Santa: 'At 7 it's marginal, right?'

Trump to kid about believing in Santa: 'At 7 it's marginal, right?'

While on the Santa-tracking phone line, the current president, Donald Trump , pretty much ruined this little seven year old boy's dreams and childhood when he asked if he is still a Santa believer! ...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg is out of hospital after cancer surgery

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is out of hospital after cancer surgery

The nodules were found after Ginsburg fractured three ribs in November. The Supreme Court is set to hear its next arguments on January 7. Actor Jim Carrey insinuated that Ginsburg was the last s...

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Donald and Melania Trump make surprise visit to United States troops in Iraq

Donald and Melania Trump make surprise visit to United States troops in Iraq

The first indications that he was not at the White House included his lack of Twitter postings through Wednesday morning and discussions among airplane spotters of a Boeing VC-25A in European airspa...

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Boulder weather: Possibility of snow after Christmas

Boulder weather: Possibility of snow after Christmas

Wind chills will likely be in the single digits both Saturday and Sunday morning with highs struggling to reach 30° on Saturday but warming into the upper 30s-low 40s by Sunday with sunny skie...

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Erdogan Invites Trump to Turkey amid Syria Pullout

Erdogan Invites Trump to Turkey amid Syria Pullout

Cavusoglu made the remarks as Ankara postponed the military operation following a USA announcement for withdrawal from the war-torn country. Washington for years supported the YPG-led SDF in the fig...

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Queen sends condolences after deadly Indonesian tsunami

Queen sends condolences after deadly Indonesian tsunami

The waves that swept terrified locals and tourists into the sea along the Sunda Strait followed an eruption and apparent landslide on Anak Krakatau, or "Child of Krakatoa", one of the world's most i...

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 'aware of reports' about United States troop cuts in Afghanistan

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 'aware of reports' about United States troop cuts in Afghanistan

Against the advice of many in his own administration, President Donald Trump is pulling US troops out of Syria . While Afghan officials expressed surprise, President Ashraf Ghani's spokesman Ha...

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Trump would accept less money for border wall: White House

Trump would accept less money for border wall: White House

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney signalled that Trump is willing to accept less money than he's been demanding to build the US-Mexico border wall , but Democrats said they would ...

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No White Christmas For Most Canadians, Weather Network Predicts For 2018

No White Christmas For Most Canadians, Weather Network Predicts For 2018

The timing of this snow will create a living Christmas card for many of you heading to friends and family to celebrate the season. But, it finally looks as if there is some agreement about our prosp...

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What happens if the Senate goes 'nuclear?'

What happens if the Senate goes 'nuclear?'

If a spending bill is not passed by Congress and approved by Trump by Friday at midnight, the government will partially shut down. Bob Corker told reporters on Capitol Hill on Friday before the vote...

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USA envoy optimistic about N. Korea despite latest friction

USA envoy optimistic about N. Korea despite latest friction

They explored ways to improve the delivery of humanitarian aid, which relief groups say has been sharply limited by the United States' strict enforcement of worldwide sanctions imposed because of the ...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg has two malignant growths removed from lung

Ruth Bader Ginsburg has two malignant growths removed from lung

The most senior justice on the Supreme Court's liberal wing has previously had surgery to treat colon cancer and pancreatic cancer . Ginsburg has said that she'll continue to serve on the Supre...

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United States Senate Approves Massive New Criminal Justice Reform Bill

United States Senate Approves Massive New Criminal Justice Reform Bill

The legislation also aims to establish programs to head off repeat offenders and protect first-time non-violent offenders from harsh mandatory minimum sentences. "The First Step Act takes lessons fr...

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Trump defence secretary Jim Mattis to retire at end of February

Trump defence secretary Jim Mattis to retire at end of February

Mattis has overseen a surging budget in line with the president's promise to renew US military primacy, allowing him to employ vast resources as he has sought to finish off terrorism threats in the Mi...

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United States to send asylum seekers back to Mexico to wait out requests

United States to send asylum seekers back to Mexico to wait out requests

For example, asylum officers from Citizenship and Immigration Services do the initial screening, something called a credible fear claim. Nielsen said in a statement the policy would be done legall...

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U.S. indicts Chinese govt hackers over attacks in 12 countries

U.S. indicts Chinese govt hackers over attacks in 12 countries

And just last week, news broke that Chinese hackers had successfully hacked Navy contractors multiple times over the course of 18 months. Additionally, Rosenstein said China has violated the 2015 ...

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New Russian barracks on disputed Kuril islands draws protest from Japan

New Russian barracks on disputed Kuril islands draws protest from Japan

The latest national defense guidelines, which are also expected to lead Japan to newly introduce US -made F-35B fighter jets for defense of far-flung islands, were adopted as the government sees the...

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US Plans to Pull Out of Syria ASAP

US Plans to Pull Out of Syria ASAP

And now it's time for our troops to come back home". Islamic State declared its so-called "caliphate" in 2014 after seizing large swathes of Syria and Iraq . "And I believe the decision that was ma...

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Korea warns United States sanctions may 'block path to denuclearisation'

Korea warns United States sanctions may 'block path to denuclearisation'

Discussions over the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula gained momentum after the Singapore meeting between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. It remains to be seen how the development w...

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Trump signals retreat on wall funding, but shutdown threat remains

Trump signals retreat on wall funding, but shutdown threat remains

Costs would likely be in the billions of dollars. Sen. Richard Shelby, who heads the Appropriations Committee that is writing the spending bill, has said that number is the President's "red line" - ...

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Russian interference in U.S. election 'massive'

Russian interference in U.S. election 'massive'

The data in the reports "demonstrates how aggressively Russian Federation sought to divide Americans by race, religion and ideology, and how the IRA actively worked to erode trust in our democratic ...

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Corbyn calls vote to remove May - as no deal Brexit advances

Corbyn calls vote to remove May - as no deal Brexit advances

She added: 'I can confirm today that we intend to return to the meaningful vote debate in the week commencing January 7 and hold the vote the following week'. "The prime minister has obdurately re...

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Tesla Cuts Prices In China As Beijing Suspends New US Car Tariffs

Tesla Cuts Prices In China As Beijing Suspends New US Car Tariffs

The ceasefire began after Trump met with Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Buenos Aires on December 1 and agreed to hold off on further tariffs or retaliation at least until March 1. In July, China hiked...

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May clashes with Tony Blair

May clashes with Tony Blair

Despite the chaotic day, Mrs May , who has vowed to fight the challenge "with everything I've got", appeared jovial as she faced a barrage of attacks during Prime Minister's Questions in parliament, ...

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More than 40 injured in explosion in Japan's Sapporo: Kyodo

More than 40 injured in explosion in Japan's Sapporo: Kyodo

NHK cited the elder sister of a waitress, who has been rushed to hospital, as saying: "She was told to jump off from the second floor, where she had been, and so she did". The police said 19 males and...

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Cohen: I paid off two women because Trump was concerned about election

Cohen: I paid off two women because Trump was concerned about election

Trump has denied the affairs, and initially denied knowing anything about the payments, but has since shifted his story. "He directed me to become involved in these matters". Donald Trump's ex-lawyer...

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to resign, Grijalva releases statement

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to resign, Grijalva releases statement

The Department of Justice and the Interior Department have declined to comment. The Interior Department's inspector general is investigating at least three other issues related to Zinke, including p...

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Comey blasts Trump over tweet about Federal Bureau of Investigation raid of Michael Cohen's office

Comey blasts Trump over tweet about Federal Bureau of Investigation raid of Michael Cohen's office

Republican Trump has called the Russian Federation investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller a "witch hunt" and on Sunday on Twitter labeled his own former personal lawyer Michael Cohen a "ra...

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Trump Calls Michael Cohen a 'rat'

Trump Calls Michael Cohen a 'rat'

Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen was sentenced last week to three years in prison in connection with the payments to an adult film star and a former Playboy model. Giuliani also claime...

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Ex-Trump aide Flynn does not deserve jail, lawyers say

Ex-Trump aide Flynn does not deserve jail, lawyers say

Former Trump foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos left prison on Friday after completing his 14-day sentence. "A sitting National Security Advisor, former head of an intelligence agency, ret...

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Two Israelis killed amid spate of West Bank attacks

Two Israelis killed amid spate of West Bank attacks

One soldier was slightly injured from a stone that hit his face. A third incident on Thursday morning saw a man stab two Israeli border police in Jerusalem's Old City before being shot dead. The Isr...

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National Enquirer colluded with Trump campaign to silence mistress

National Enquirer colluded with Trump campaign to silence mistress

NEW YORK-The parent company of magazines including the National Enquirer , Us Weekly and In Touch has admitted to engaging in a journalistically dubious practice known as "catch-and-kill" in order to...

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Brexit: Theresa May won’t lead Conservatives into next election

Brexit: Theresa May won’t lead Conservatives into next election

The no-confidence vote will be held between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. local time Wednesday. But opponents of the government said the meeting showed that May's deal would never get the support of Parliament...

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Bay Area schools, businesses receive threats as part of apparent nationwide scare

Bay Area schools, businesses receive threats as part of apparent nationwide scare

They warned in imperfect English that unless $20,000 in Bitcoin was paid, a bomb would go off. While the scammers were most active in the United States, police in Ottawa, Canada and New Zealand...

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