• Ukrainian leader says Putin wants his whole country, asks for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation help
Ukrainian leader says Putin wants his whole country, asks for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation help

In Buenos Aires, which hosts the first G20 meeting to be held in South America, more than 20,000 police have been deployed to maintain order. US President Donald Trump has abruptly cancelled a planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Argentina, citing Russia's treatment of Ukraine and casting new uncertainty over US-Russ...

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  • Yoga is bridging distance between India and Argentina, says PM Modi
Yoga is bridging distance between India and Argentina, says PM Modi

Trade and tariffs have been topics of increasing tension between the USA and China . Beijing has criticised Washington's aggressive trade policy for its "harmful consequences" and has implemented reciprocal measures on more than $60 billion in U.S.

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  • Steer too beefy to become burgers reprieved to life on farm
Steer too beefy to become burgers reprieved to life on farm

It was previously thought a South Australian Guernsey steer named Big Moo was the biggest in Australia, but he stood 4 centimetres shy of Knickers' imposing stature. The beast cost owners about $285 and they bought him as a "coach" to take charge of the herd. An Italian cow called Bellino holds the Guinness World Record for tallest living st...

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  • Mississippi Senate race could make history
Mississippi Senate race could make history

Cindy Hyde-Smith saw off her Democratic rival in a special run-off vote yesterday despite a controversial campaign in which she told a supporter she would go to a public hanging if he invited her. Reporters uncovered a pattern of her touting the Confederacy in the past, from bills she introduced in the statehouse to honor the last daughter of a Con...

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  • Elaborate gender reveal goes $11 million worth of seriously wrong
Elaborate gender reveal goes $11 million worth of seriously wrong

Forest Service says was responsible for a massive wildfire . U.S. Border Patrol agent Dennis Dickey admitted to starting the fire in April 2017 when, while off-duty, he fired a gun in the wilderness as part of a gender reveal ceremony.

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  • Melania Trump’s red Christmas trees evoke more horror than holidays
Melania Trump’s red Christmas trees evoke more horror than holidays

The theme for 2018 is "American Treasures" and the White House says the First Lady designed the elaborate display. Mrs. Trump tweeted a video showing her walking among this year's holiday decorations, which also include an ornament emblazoned with the slogan for her child well-being campaign, Be Best.

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  • Trump to rally for GOP's Senate candidate in Mississippi
Trump to rally for GOP's Senate candidate in Mississippi

Cindy Hyde-Smith and Democrat Mike Espy. Hyde-Smith has drawn fire for attending a white private school that was founded after court-ordered school desegregation of public schools. The victor Tuesday gets the final two years of a six-year term. The Washington Post reported that in 2001, Hyde-Smith introduced a bill as a state senator to rename ...

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  • Turkish police inspect luxury villa in Jamal Khashoggi investigation
Turkish police inspect luxury villa in Jamal Khashoggi investigation

On Oct. 1, Abahussain "placed a call from his personal cellphone" to the owner of a large "farm" in a rural area near Yalova , on the coast of the Sea of Marmara, according to the official, who quoted from a confidential investigative report.

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  • Deadly California wildfire that incinerated Paradise is 100% contained
Deadly California wildfire that incinerated Paradise is 100% contained

Crews continue sifting through muddy ash for human remains in and around the devastated town of Paradise. While rain complicated the search, it also helped almost extinguish the blaze, said Josh Bischof, operations chief for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

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

Mrs May received a largely hostile reception as she told the House of Commons her Brexit deal "delivers for the British people", and warned that rejecting it would put the United Kingdom on the path to division and uncertainty. More recently, Hammond and business secretary Greg Clark tried to reassure dozens of leading chief executives on a con...

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  • Some migrants grab kids at border, aren't real parents
Some migrants grab kids at border, aren't real parents

As news pictures showing children fleeing tear gas prompted sharp criticism from some lawmakers and rights advocates, the U.S. government agencies defended the response. Now, critics aren't backing down once again after border agents used tear gas against migrant children attempting to seek asylum. Mexican authorities have said 500 migrants wer...

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  • Mueller: Manafort Lied During My Investigation, Voiding His Cooperation Agreement
Mueller: Manafort Lied During My Investigation, Voiding His Cooperation Agreement

Special counsel Robert Mueller claimed that Paul Manafort , the former Trump campaign manager, lied to prosecutors after striking a plea deal, and requested that he be sentenced for his crimes. Prosecutors did not provide details of the alleged lies but said they would do so prior to sentencing. The president's first national security adviser,...

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  • Uganda boat accident death toll hits 33
Uganda boat accident death toll hits 33

The boat carrying almost 100 revelers sank in bad weather on Saturday in the latest deadly incident to affect passenger boats on Africa's largest lake. Scores of people died when a ferry sank on the lake off Tanzania in September. The boat was traveling from a private beach and had a capacity of 50 people - but was unregistered, unlicensed and p...

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  • Taiwanese Reject Legalizing Same-Sex Unions in Referendum
Taiwanese Reject Legalizing Same-Sex Unions in Referendum

Her pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) suffered defeats in local elections . The largest city in the DPP's southern heartland has been governed by the party ever since 1998. "We must study and accept the higher expectations of the people". Results for the referendum votes may not come out until the early hours of Sunday mornin...

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  • Ukraine slams Russian ‘aggression’ after boat is ‘rammed’ in sea standoff
Ukraine slams Russian ‘aggression’ after boat is ‘rammed’ in sea standoff

According to a statement from the Ukrainian military, two Russian attack helicopters were also observed tracking Ukrainian warships. With relations still raw after Russia's annexation of Crimea and its backing for a pro-Moscow insurgency in eastern Ukraine, the incident risks pushing the two countries towards a wider conflict.

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  • O’Hare, Midway Flight Delays and Cancellations Amid Winter Storm Warning
O’Hare, Midway Flight Delays and Cancellations Amid Winter Storm Warning

Roads across the southern portion of Iowa were snow-covered, and strong winds created risky travel conditions, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation. Drivers were told not to try to go west because they would be turned around. "This storm is expected to hit at a time when millions of people are on the roads, heading home after visiti...

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  • Roger Stone Associate Jerome Corsi In Plea Negotiations With Mueller
Roger Stone Associate Jerome Corsi In Plea Negotiations With Mueller

Corsi has been under a tremendous amount of pressure and it is beginning to affect him profoundly", he told The Associated Press in a statement on Friday. Corsi, the former Washington bureau chief of the conspiracy theory outlet InfoWars, has said he cooperated with the probe for about two months after he received a subpoena in August.

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  • Mexico denies deal with USA to host asylum seekers
Mexico denies deal with USA to host asylum seekers

Many are seeking United States asylum, but press reports say USA customs at some crossing points are only handling fewer than 50 applications a day. Likewise, the man who will serve in president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's administration "said the USA had yet to even send "a specific proposal" on how to deal with the issue".

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  • India condemns terror attack on Chinese consulate in Karachi
India condemns terror attack on Chinese consulate in Karachi

Meanwhile, China has condemned an attack on its consulate in the Pakistani city of Karachi that killed two policemen. Police said the terrorists were carrying food supplies and medicines, suggesting they had planned to take hostages. Unverified video and photos circulating online show smoke apparently from the blast billowing into the air fr...

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  • India lodges strong protest with Pakistan on harassment of diplomats
India lodges strong protest with Pakistan on harassment of diplomats

The shrine is visible from the Indian side of the border. The corridor's opening will form part of Guru Nanak's 550th birth anniversary celebrations. Guru Nanak Dev, founder of Sikhism, had spent over 18 years of his life here. "There is no official communique from Pakistan on this", Badal had said.

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  • Four dead after Chicago hospital gunman opened fire, killing ex-fiancee
Four dead after Chicago hospital gunman opened fire, killing ex-fiancee

Johnson said: 'When they pulled up, they heard the gunshots. The offender was talking to a woman and then shot her in the chest. "She had nothing to do with nothing, and he shot her", he said. The attacker also died on Monday but it was not clear if he took his own life or was killed by police , Superintendent Eddie Johnson said. In a statem...

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  • 'No Specific Timeline' for Troops to Leave Border
'No Specific Timeline' for Troops to Leave Border

They are causing crime and big problems in Mexico . At the same time , however, Murray said that most Americans also "feel that each migrant should be given the opportunity to state their case for entering the United States". Some 2,500 members of that caravan are in a government shelter in Tijuana. Elsewhere on Sunday, a group of 200 migra...

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  • Injured, Gunman Dead After Thanksgiving Day Alabama Shopping Mall Shooting
Injured, Gunman Dead After Thanksgiving Day Alabama Shopping Mall Shooting

Gregg Rector of the Hoover Police Department. Police say the 12-year-old girl was struck by gunfire and taken to the hospital. Horrified shoppers took to social media to describe how they heard gunshots inside the mall, which was open late on Thanksgiving.

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  • U.K.'s May Plans Last-Minute Brussels Dash to Seal Brexit Deal
U.K.'s May Plans Last-Minute Brussels Dash to Seal Brexit Deal

The announcement clears the way for a special Brexit summit to go ahead in Brussels on Sunday, when leaders of the 27 remaining European Union states are expected to give their stamp of approval to the declaration alongside the 585-page withdrawal agreement setting out the terms of the UK's departure.

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  • Trump submits written answers to Mueller over Russian Federation probe
Trump submits written answers to Mueller over Russian Federation probe

Trump's legal team has indicated that the president would not answer any additional questions aside from potential follow-ups. According to a Tuesday Politico report , Mueller still wants information on Trump's actions post-inauguration as part of a greater investigation into possible obstruction of justice.

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  • Newshour, US tourist killed by remote tribe
Newshour, US tourist killed by remote tribe

They are the only remaining tribe in the Andamans who have kept complete isolation from the outside world for nearly 60,000 years, and if anybody tries to approach the island they are usually met with violent behaviour with the Sentinelese men throwing poisonous arrows, stones and more.

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  • Asylum Ban Blocked by Federal Court
Asylum Ban Blocked by Federal Court

The president's proclamation on November 9 attempted to limit asylum to immigrants who crossed at designated ports of entry and deny asylum to those who entered at other locations along the 2,000-mile southern border. Tigar voiced concern for the fate of asylum seekers under the changes. Gelernt said the ACLU had recently learned Mexican authori...

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  • President Trump pardons 'Peas' the turkey
President Trump pardons 'Peas' the turkey

Making it to the White House isn't an easy road for the turkeys. According to CNN , the turkey pardon has hard origins to pinpoint, with rumors going all the way back to the Lincoln administration when his young son allegedly begged the President to spare the pet turkey that was designated for the slaughterhouse.

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  • Congress-led opposition to intensify stir over Sabarimala
Congress-led opposition to intensify stir over Sabarimala

In the meantime, taxi drivers at the airport said they will not take Desai and her colleagues to their destination. A group of devotees from Andhra Pradesh who were trekking from Pamba to the sannidhanam were assaulted and abused by the police.

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  • Spanish foreign minister fears United Kingdom will ‘split apart’ over Brexit
Spanish foreign minister fears United Kingdom will ‘split apart’ over Brexit

Both need to be approved by European leaders at a weekend summit. The Prime Minister of Spain has said that the country will vote against the draft Brexit withdrawal agreement if the text on Gibraltar is not changed. Jeremy Corbyn said it would not have the backing of Labour, meaning May lacks enough Parliamentary backers to get the deal thro...

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