• Trump reportedly wanted to order prosecutions of Hillary Clinton, Comey
Trump reportedly wanted to order prosecutions of Hillary Clinton, Comey

President Trump told the White House counsel in the spring that he wanted to order the Justice Department to prosecute two of his political adversaries: his 2016 challenger, Hillary Clinton , and the former F.B.I. He also continues to accuse Hillary Clinton of acting criminally in using a private email server to send thousands of emails while ...

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  • Ocasio-Cortez Calls on Progressives to 'Primary' Centrist Democrats — LURCHING LEFT
Ocasio-Cortez Calls on Progressives to 'Primary' Centrist Democrats — LURCHING LEFT

Check out what people have to say about her use of the social media platform. "When I was reading this letter that was kind of released today, my main concern was that there is no vision, there is no common value, there is no goal that is really articulated in this letter aside from we need to change", she said , adding that she is not "totally ...

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  • Airbnb removes Israeli West Bank settlements listings
Airbnb removes Israeli West Bank settlements listings

The US firm said it had made the decision because settlements were at the "core of the dispute between Israelis and Palestinians". "In this respect, there is no distinction between this part or that part of the State of Israel", he said, asserting that the West Bank, which Israel has never annexed, should also fall under the anti-boycott pr...

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  • North Korea Just Released Another American Citizen
North Korea Just Released Another American Citizen

He urged the two countries to continuously deepen their strategic cooperative partnership and jointly make positive contributions to lasting peace and prosperity in the region, Xinhua news agency reported . In November 2017, the relationship between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump was quite different to what we saw at the Singapore summit this year. ...

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  • Netanyahu urges coalition partners not to bring down government
Netanyahu urges coalition partners not to bring down government

He was demanding to be named defense minister, replacing Avigdor Liberman, who resigned over differences about how to deal with Gaza. But in an impassioned speech Sunday announcing his new role as defense minister, Netanyahu sought to brandish his security credentials in the face of the criticism while pinning blame on his coalition partners fo...

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  • Berlin imposes entry ban, arms freeze over Khashoggi killing
Berlin imposes entry ban, arms freeze over Khashoggi killing

Saudi prosecutors said last week that the crown prince, Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler, knew nothing of the operation, in which Khashoggi's body was dismembered, removed from the building and handed over to an unidentified "local cooperator".

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  • Saudi-led Forces Halt Offensive Against Yemen's Port City of Hodeidah
Saudi-led Forces Halt Offensive Against Yemen's Port City of Hodeidah

He said all sides to the conflict, including the Houthis, the Yemeni government, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates - another main player in the coalition - as well as the global community want the fighting to end. that they are committed to attending these consultations", said Mr Griffiths. Quoting sources, Al Jazeera reported that if the...

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  • 'Critical' week ahead for successful Brexit talks, Theresa May says
'Critical' week ahead for successful Brexit talks, Theresa May says

European negotiators plan to publish their version of the statement on future relations on Tuesday. May has vowed to fight on, but with both pro-EU and pro-Brexit lawmakers unhappy with the draft agreement, it is not clear if she will be able to win the backing of parliament for it, raising the risk of Britain leaving the European Union without...

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  • At Least 40 Palestinians Injured in Gaza Border Clashes - Health Authority
At Least 40 Palestinians Injured in Gaza Border Clashes - Health Authority

What's next: Netanyahu is scheduled to talk to all the coalition party leaders on Sunday before announcing an election date. The Education Minister had called for Israel to "start winning again", expressing frustration at Netayahu's compliance with an Egypt-brokered ceasefire with the Gaza Strip.

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  • President Trump visits Camp Fire
President Trump visits Camp Fire

Reporters and photographers were not allowed to accompany the president to the session, which Trump later described as emotional. Several burned-out cars were nearby. Nature provides the unsafe winds that have whipped the fires, and human-caused climate change over the long haul is killing and drying the shrubs and trees that provide the fuel.

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  • Fox News Stands With CNN in Lawsuit to Regain Acosta's Press Pass
Fox News Stands With CNN in Lawsuit to Regain Acosta's Press Pass

CNN and Acosta filed an emergency motion to have Acosta's press pass immediately reinstated as the court case continues and have asked for a ruling from Trump-appointed U.S. "N$3 o journalist has a First Amendment right to enter the White House", the filing says. The organisation condemned Trump's "escalating attacks against journalists", an...

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  • US Prosecutors Indict Wikileaks Founder Assange: Court Document
US Prosecutors Indict Wikileaks Founder Assange: Court Document

Within the report, while arguing for the specific details of the ongoing case to remain sealed, the complaint made mention of "Assange". The filing alludes to the need to keep paperwork in the case under seal because "due to the sophistication of the defendant and the publicity surrounding the case, no other procedure is likely to keep confidenti...

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  • CNN's Acosta is he's ready to 'go back to work'
CNN's Acosta is he's ready to 'go back to work'

District Judge Timothy J. Kelly said . The ruling was an initial victory for CNN in its lawsuit against President Trump and several top aides. "During the 90-minute session at the White House on that November 7, Trump snapped at Acosta after the reporter asked whether the president had "demonized immigrants" by calling a caravan of Central...

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  • McCarthy: Bloomberg reduced GOP women in House - 11/14/2018 2:50:31 PM
McCarthy: Bloomberg reduced GOP women in House - 11/14/2018 2:50:31 PM

Rick Scott is Florida's Republican governor, not a senator-elect. John Barrasso, R-Wyoming, took over from Thune as chair of the Republican conference. House and Senate Republicans elected their leaders for the next Congress on Wednesday, largely sticking with the same team that led them to disappointing results in last week's midterm elections.

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  • Kellyanne Conway really wants a possible Hillary Clinton 2020 run
Kellyanne Conway really wants a possible Hillary Clinton 2020 run

In the Journal op-ed, Penn, an adviser and pollster to the Clintons from 1995-2008, and former New York City politician Andrew Stein wrote that in a 2020 run, Clinton would reinvent herself "as a liberal firebrand". Due to claims of Russian interference and a popular vote win, Clinton did not believe the election was fair. 'But they reveale...

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  • More Than 600 People Missing, 63 Dead in California’s Deadliest Wildfire
More Than 600 People Missing, 63 Dead in California’s Deadliest Wildfire

It is both the deadliest and most destructive fire in the western USA state's history - more than doubling the death toll of a 1933 blaze in Los Angeles County that killed 29. The sheriff has asked relatives of the missing to submit DNA samples to hasten identification of the dead. Officials said Thursday that the total number of people forced ...

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  • Hunt says real prospect for Yemen peace talks but situation still desperate
Hunt says real prospect for Yemen peace talks but situation still desperate

Three military officials reached by telephone told AFP the pro-government forces had been "ordered" to halt their offensive against Huthi rebels in the Red Sea city until further notice, but operations would resume if they came under attack.

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  • Saudi Prosecutor Says 5 Suspects Should Be Executed
Saudi Prosecutor Says 5 Suspects Should Be Executed

The prosecutor added that Saudi believes Khashoggi was given a lethal injection inside the country's consulate in Istanbul on October 2. He added that Khashoggi's body was dismembered and then transferred outside the Saudi consulate building.

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  • Police stop protesters approaching Trump motorcade in Paris
Police stop protesters approaching Trump motorcade in Paris

Trump drew sharp criticism for canceling the trip on Saturday to a cemetery and battlefield near Belleau Wood, as rainy weather across France prevented the planned helicopter trip to mark one of the deadliest battle sites of the war. Colbert went on to report that President Trump had in fact attended the next day's ceremony, where he was seen m...

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  • Brexit deal: Tory ministers meet to decide fate of agreement
Brexit deal: Tory ministers meet to decide fate of agreement

British Prime Minister Theresa May is gearing up for a tough fight at home, as she prepares to reveal a draft Brexit agreement to her cabinet on Wednesday. A Cabinet source told the BBC that the document has been agreed at a technical level by officials from both sides after intensive discussions this week.

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  • Democrat Kyrsten Sinema widens lead further in Arizona Senate race
Democrat Kyrsten Sinema widens lead further in Arizona Senate race

In remarks after she was projected the victor, Sinema said her victory was a rejection of "name-calling" and "petty personal attacks", and she paid tribute to a Republican, the late Sen. Republican Sen. Jon Kyl, who was appointed after McCain's death, has pledged not to run. The 42-year-old was elected as a Democrat to the state legislature in 20...

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  • Palestinians, Hamas commander killed by Israeli army in southern Gaza Strip
Palestinians, Hamas commander killed by Israeli army in southern Gaza Strip

Hamas's armed wing alleged in a statement that an Israeli special forces team infiltrated near Khan Yunis in a civilian auto. According to Palestinian sources , the Israeli unit was about 3km (2 miles) inside the Gaza Strip , which borders Israel, when militants from Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, stopped the vehicle.

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  • Trump defends his decision to appoint Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general
Trump defends his decision to appoint Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general

President Donald Trump listens to a question during a news conference in the East Room of the White House, Nov. 7, 2018, in Washington. Despite Trump's distancing himself from Whitaker, two Republicans close to the president said he had enjoyed Whitaker's TV appearances and the two had struck a bond.

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  • Democrats prepare to defend Mueller's Russian Federation inquiry
Democrats prepare to defend Mueller's Russian Federation inquiry

Representative Jerrold Nadler, the expected incoming chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, said the committee plans to subpoena Mr Whitaker to testify next year as its first witness. "I don't think that disqualifies somebody from being the chief law enforcement officer at the Department of Justice", Ms Conway said in a separate "Fox News Sunda...

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  • World Leaders Warn Against Nationalism At World War I Remembrance Ceremony
World Leaders Warn Against Nationalism At World War I Remembrance Ceremony

French officials, however, say - without elaborating - there was a misunderstanding by Trump about Macron's comments, noting the USA president told his French counterpart in their Saturday meeting: "I think we are much closer than it seems".

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  • Strawberry needle scare: Woman allegedly spiked punnets for revenge
Strawberry needle scare: Woman allegedly spiked punnets for revenge

Police in Queensland state say they've arrested 50-year-old My Ut Trinh and charged her with seven counts of goods contamination. Queensland Police said it had conducted a "complex" national investigation "with multiple government, law enforcement and intelligence agencies" in order to zone in on Trinh.

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  • Miley Cyrus loses home to California wildfires
Miley Cyrus loses home to California wildfires

Keegan Gibbs, 33, was crushed to find his childhood Malibu home had been consumed by flames. Rescuers could be seen removing remains over a period of several hours in Paradise and placing them in a black hearse. "Billions of dollars are given each year, with so many lives lost, all because of gross mismanagement of the forests". "Remedy now, ...

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  • 20 killed by car bombs in Somali capital
20 killed by car bombs in Somali capital

The attack took place in the vicinity of the Sahafi hotel and Criminal Investigation Division (CID) police headquarters. The militants attempting to storm the hotel were however thwarted by security forces who killed the four attackers. Some of the vehicles were buses, which caught fire. An initial "two blasts struck the perimeter of the Sahafi h...

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  • 110 people missing in Northern California, sheriff says
110 people missing in Northern California, sheriff says

Drought, warmer weather attributed to climate change and home construction deeper into forests have led to more destructive wildfire seasons that have been starting earlier and lasting longer. "Remedy now, or no more Fed payments!" he threatened. By comparison, the Tubbs fire a year ago burned more than 36,000 acres, destroyed more than 5,000...

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  • Sri Lanka President dissolves parliament, general elections on January 5
Sri Lanka President dissolves parliament, general elections on January 5

The president later called snap polls on Jan 5. When inquired on UNP's action to go to the court over the dissolution of the parliament, he mentioned that they will be going to meet with the lawyers now. While the USA was quick to react, saying that the dissolution deepened the political crisis and that democratic institutions be respected, Ind...

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