• Two Separate Terror Attacks Overnight in West Bank, Jerusalem | Homeland Security
Two Separate Terror Attacks Overnight in West Bank, Jerusalem | Homeland Security

Two Israelis were also killed by a gunman near the West Bank settlement of Ofra. The day of violence began when two Border Police officers were lightly hurt in a pre-dawn stabbing in the Old City of Jerusalem. The closure extends to and includes the city of Ramallah, which is the seat the Palestinian leadership in the West Bank. The two were em...

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  • GOP schemes in Wisconsin, Michigan go against will of the people
GOP schemes in Wisconsin, Michigan go against will of the people

In a few short weeks, it will be a new year and with it, an inauguration for Wisconsin's recently elected officials. If Republicans in the legislature thought it was critical that the governor's control over the WEDC was problematic, they should have proposed and passed changes long ago.

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  • President’s and Vice President’s Chiefs of Staff to Depart by Year’s End
President’s and Vice President’s Chiefs of Staff to Depart by Year’s End

While President Donald Trump and Nick Ayers were still in the middle of negotiations about him replacing John Kelly as chief of staff , Trump had already given Ayers a task. "3 Chiefs of Staffs in less than 3 years of being President", Trump tweeted back in 2012. Trump said Saturday that he expected to announce a replacement for Kelly in a d...

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  • John Kelly quits as prosecutors say Donald Trump broke law on cash
John Kelly quits as prosecutors say Donald Trump broke law on cash

He was brought on to bring order to the White House , but his influence waned in recent months, and his time as chief of staff was often marked by the same infighting and controversy that has largely defined Trump's presidency from the beginning.

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  • Saturday could bring another storm for north country
Saturday could bring another storm for north country

The central Piedmont, including the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area, is expected to get roughly half as much snow as was predicted Saturday , between 2 and 4 inches in most locations. Precipitation began Friday in central and northern Texas, moving east overnight where fears of flash flooding will increase through Saturday . "Probably several inc...

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  • U.S. fails in bid for United Nations condemnation of Hamas
U.S. fails in bid for United Nations condemnation of Hamas

The vote on the resolution was 87-57 in favor with 33 abstentions, a majority below the two-thirds that was required. The vote to require a two-thirds majority was much closer, 75-72, with 26 abstentions and several countries changing their votes to "yes" at the last minute.

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  • Police searching Waitakere Ranges for Millane
Police searching Waitakere Ranges for Millane

New Zealand police searching for missing British backpacker Grace Millane say they have found a body, state broadcaster Radio New Zealand reported Sunday. The man was with Ms Millane at several places, including Sky City, before going to CityLife Hotel with her. 'I want to reassure everyone, both here and overseas, that New Zealand Police ar...

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  • Trudeau told Saudi prince 'better answers' are needed on Khashoggi killing
Trudeau told Saudi prince 'better answers' are needed on Khashoggi killing

Saudi Arabia has detained 21 people and seeking the death penalty for five. Now three sources, briefed on the activists' treatment, say a group of men subjected this woman and at least three others to sexual harassment, electrocution and flogging between May and August at an unofficial holding facility in Jeddah.

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  • France deploys security forces amid fears of more riots
France deploys security forces amid fears of more riots

In the USA many fans of electric and fuel-efficient cars, along with quite a few executives in the mainstream auto industry, have always been critical of Congress for pushing fuel economy mandates onto automakers, rather than providing incentives for consumers to buy greener cars with a gas or carbon tax .

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  • French PM suspends planned fuel tax increases for six-month period
French PM suspends planned fuel tax increases for six-month period

They marched on the famed avenue behind a big banner which read: "Macron, stop taking us for stupid people". Many were pressing the president to assuage the anger after the running urban battles seen in the capital on Saturday, when dozens of cars were burned and shops attacked and looted.

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  • Texas A&M University to Close for President George H.W. Bush's Funeral
Texas A&M University to Close for President George H.W. Bush's Funeral

Bush, wrote on Instagram. A photo of President George H.W. Bush's service dog lying downbeat beside the casket of his old master on Sunday has spread across social media, causing an outpouring of emotion. Bush spokesman Jim McGrath posted a picture Sunday of the yellow Labrador retriever named Sully with the caption, "Mission complete". The elder...

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  • Fresh witness evidence leads to arrest of Chris Dawson over wife's disappearance
Fresh witness evidence leads to arrest of Chris Dawson over wife's disappearance

In April NSW Police asked the Director of Public Prosecutions if there was enough evidence to charge Dawson. In 2015, NSW Police established Strike Force Scriven to re-investigate the circumstances surrounding Dawson's disappearance and suspected murder.

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  • Frustrated Migrants Breach Border at Tijuana
Frustrated Migrants Breach Border at Tijuana

MEXICO CITY, Dec. 3 (UPI) - Thousands of migrants from the Central American caravan in Tijuana, Mexico , have put their names on a waitlist for a preliminary political asylum interview with US authorities - a wait that could be many months.

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  • Facebook denies United Kingdom allegations after Six4Three document dump
Facebook denies United Kingdom allegations after Six4Three document dump

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg personally oversaw a list of "strategic" competitors to the social network, and decided whether to restrict them from accessing valuable user data. By sending all internet use by apps on users' iPhones via Facebook's servers the company was able to identify popular apps, the UK Guardian newspaper reporte...

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  • George HW Bush's service dog pays his respects to his master
George HW Bush's service dog pays his respects to his master

The search engine often changes its logo to highlight specific anniversaries, like the signing of the Declaration of Independence, or notable days like Thanksgiving. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston until 7 a.m. EST Thursday. Wednesday has been designated by President Trump as a national day of mourning, and most federal agencies will be cl...

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  • Tsunami warning issued after 7.6-magnitude earthquake strikes in South Pacific
Tsunami warning issued after 7.6-magnitude earthquake strikes in South Pacific

PTWC said the threat of a tsunami had passed. The quake struck at 06:43 GMT at a depth of 10 kilometres some 192 kilometres east-southeast of Tadine in New Caledonia, an overseas French territory north of New Zealand. " Tsunami waves reaching one to three metres above the tide level are possible along some coasts of New Caledonia and Vanuatu...

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  • GOP senators turn up heat on Saudi prince following CIA's Khashoggi briefing
GOP senators turn up heat on Saudi prince following CIA's Khashoggi briefing

Graham also said he would offer a sense of the Senate measure that names the crown prince as responsible for the murder of Khashoggi and that he would not support further arm sales to the kingdom until all individuals complicit in the murder "have been brought to justice".

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  • Mueller Recommends No Prison Time For Flynn After His 'Substantial' Help
Mueller Recommends No Prison Time For Flynn After His 'Substantial' Help

The special counsel began investigating Flynn in May, 2017 and Flynn pleaded guilty for lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation in December, promising to cooperate with the Mueller probe in exchange for a lesser sentence. Mr Flynn has admitted one count of lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The president compared Mr Cohen with M...

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  • Putin warns United States on leaving arms treaty
Putin warns United States on leaving arms treaty

Washington alleges Russia's new SSC8 missile system contravenes the Cold War-era treaty, which bans all land-based cruise missiles with a range between 500 and 5,500 kilometres (310-3,410 miles). The INF treaty was a US-Soviet agreement aimed at reducing the superpowers' nuclear arsenal. NATO foreign ministers said Russian Federation is jeopar...

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  • Israel launches operation to thwart Hezbollah border tunnels
Israel launches operation to thwart Hezbollah border tunnels

Israel has launched a military operation meant to "expose and destroy" a series of tunnels it says Hezbollah dug into Israel from Lebanon , where the militant group is based. Despite the inherent risks, Israel's expectations for further escalation remain relatively low, mostly because the operation, for now, is constrained to the Israeli side a...

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  • Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress
Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress

RYAN LUCAS, BYLINE: Good morning. "That determination has not been made yet", Prosecutor Andrew Weissmann said at a federal court hearing in Washington . Cohen didn't then have a cooperation deal, but his lawyer said Cohen was eager to help the government. It turns out that that was not true. For Sean Spicer, the first White House press secret...

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  • Showing Brexit legal advice is in PM's interest, Crabb says
Showing Brexit legal advice is in PM's interest, Crabb says

In a BBC interview on Sunday, Mr Gove with colleagues not to make "the ideal the enemy of the good". Facing a hostile Commons chamber, the Attorney General told MPs to "grow up and get real" as he insisted he could not release his legal advice on Brexit in full because it would be "contrary to the national interest".

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  • Saudi crown prince arrives in Algeria
Saudi crown prince arrives in Algeria

It said Prince Mohammed was "responsible for the death of a large number of children and civilians in Yemen " as well as that of Khashoggi. A Central Intelligence Agency assessment released in November appeared to implicate bin Salman in Khashoggi's murder.

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  • Putin and Trump Briefly Met on Sidelines of G20 Summit, Kremlin Says
Putin and Trump Briefly Met on Sidelines of G20 Summit, Kremlin Says

Trump had earlier canceled a bilateral meeting with Putin that was scheduled to take place during the summit in Argentina , citing Russia's ongoing detention of Ukrainian ships and sailors . "This is related to the issues of strategic stability, especially after the president declared his desire to withdraw from the INF missile treaty", Puti...

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  • Grocers Cheer Signing of NAFTA Successor
Grocers Cheer Signing of NAFTA Successor

Trump appeared with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and outgoing Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto at the Group of 20 nations summit in Buenos Aires for the formal signing ceremony. "Not only have they conceded market access but they have also gone along with the U.S.to ensure we can not be competitive on any world markets where the ...

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  • US Senate delivers bipartisan rebuke to Trump's Saudi policy
US Senate delivers bipartisan rebuke to Trump's Saudi policy

Yemen, already the region's poorest nation before the outbreak of war , was in a full-blown humanitarian crisis. We've been involved. Our military, the best in the world has been involved in helping the Saudis with this invasion of Yemen. His language was blunt in a Wall Street Journal article published Tuesday, writing that Khashoggi's murder "...

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  • Murder charges filed against brother in mansion fire slayings
Murder charges filed against brother in mansion fire slayings

Paul is now charged with four counts of murder and a new charge of aggravated arson in connection with the slayings, law enforcement sources told WNBC . A New Jersey man was charged Thursday in the deaths of his brother, sister-in-law and niece and nephew. No one was injured in the Ocean Township blaze.

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  • Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra arrive in Jodhpur for wedding
Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra arrive in Jodhpur for wedding

The bride's hen weekend was spent in Amsterdam earlier this month, where Priyanka and her future sister-in-law Sophie Turner came up with a new hashtag - #TheJSisters. But all is well that ends well. "It was Nick who sent the first message", Priyanka said and added that the USA pop singer slid into her Twitter DMs in 2016 - months befor...

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  • Trump heads to G20 primed for new conflicts
Trump heads to G20 primed for new conflicts

On Saturday, December 1, Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump will meet on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Argentina . Asked if China was seeking to prevent the imposition of additional US tariffs at the meeting, the ministry's spokesman, Gao Feng, said economic teams from both nations were in contact to implement...

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  • Pompeo says there’s no ‘direct’ connection between Khashoggi murder, Saudi crown prince
Pompeo says there’s no ‘direct’ connection between Khashoggi murder, Saudi crown prince

Canada joins France, the United States and Germany in imposing targeted sanctions related to the murder of the prominent Saudi journalist. When asked why the government is not taking tougher action by halting the Saudi arms deal, the minister says Canada is still working with its allies to get answers.

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