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Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff claims Trump faces 'real prospect' of jail time

Federal prosecutors sought prison time for longtime Trump "fixer" Michael Cohen for paying off an adult film star and a former Playboy model at Trump's behest, evading taxes and lying to Congress ab...

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Nick Ayers will not become Trump’s chief of staff; Mnuchin, Meadows considered

Sources told Reuters Mr Ayers would join a political action committee, assisting the President from outside the administration. Ayers thanked Trump and announced he was leaving the White House a...

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AG pick Barr on presidential investigations (1992)

AG pick Barr on presidential investigations (1992)

However, the overriding sentiment from our membership is that he does not bring the type of historical animus or agenda that we saw from his predecessor, Jeff Sessions , and that there is much to lea...

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Trump signs short-term spending bill keeping government funded through December 21

Trump signs short-term spending bill keeping government funded through December 21

The lawmakers came together and approved the stopgap funding extension, days after former US President George HW Bush passed away. The Senate still needs to pass the package before it can be sent to...

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In more staff changes, Trump taps attorney general, U.N. envoy

In more staff changes, Trump taps attorney general, U.N. envoy

In an affidavit, Delrahim said his position took "no account of the views" of Trump and that he never received instructions from the White House. The relationship between Mr. The next chairman of ...

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Jared Kushner 'maintained private contacts with Saudi Crown Prince after Khashoggi murder'

Jared Kushner 'maintained private contacts with Saudi Crown Prince after Khashoggi murder'

But American officials and a Saudi briefed on their conversations said that Mr. Kushner and Prince Mohammed have continued to chat informally. The New York Times reported Saturday that the "two me...

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'very strong signals' that China is ready for a trade deal

'very strong signals' that China is ready for a trade deal

He added that the talks will also address areas such as intellectual property rights, technology cooperation, market access, and the trade imbalance. But the spokesman did not provide more specific ...

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Kramp-Karrenbauer to take over German leadership party from Merkel

Kramp-Karrenbauer to take over German leadership party from Merkel

The election of Kramp-Karrenbauer as the new leader of the CDU is significant because the head of the party is often elected as chancellor. Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is widely seen as Merkel's fa...

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Prosecutors: Trump directed illegal payments during campaign

Prosecutors: Trump directed illegal payments during campaign

In August, Cohen plead guilty to eight federal crimes. The documents turned up the heat on Trump by confirming prosecutors' belief of his involvement in a campaign finance violation, while adding ...

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George H.W. Bush’s Service Dog Sully Has A New Assignment

George H.W. Bush’s Service Dog Sully Has A New Assignment

It will remain there until his funeral at Washington National Cathedral on Wednesday. George H.W. Bush's body continued to lie in state Tuesday at the US Capitol, where officials said more than 26...

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What next if UK MPs reject Brexit deal?

What next if UK MPs reject Brexit deal?

An analysis by Britain's Press Association showed that just 27 of the 163 lawmakers who have spoken out indicated they would back the deal, compared with 122 - including 29 from May's own Conservative...

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Netanyahu briefs Putin on anti-tunnel operation on Lebanese border

According to Conricus, Hezbollah activists made use of bad weather in an attempt "to probably take the sensors" but fled after Israeli forces opened fire at them. A statement from Netanyahu said that ...

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Tennessee executes 2nd inmate in 2 months using electric chair

Tennessee executes 2nd inmate in 2 months using electric chair

Miller was pronounced dead at 19:25 local time on Thursday (01:25 GMT Friday) at the Riverbend Maximum Security Institution in Nashville. A Tennessee inmate is expected Thursday to be the state's s...

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Wet and cold, flood watch issued

Wet and cold, flood watch issued

Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches expected. A few areas in NW Arkansas may see up to 2 inches of snow due to higher elevations. Some of North Carolina's roads may disappear under ice up t...

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U.S. House committee releases transcript of closed-door interview with James Comey

U.S. House committee releases transcript of closed-door interview with James Comey

Republican lawmakers were frustrated with the proceedings, complaining that Comey didn't give satisfactory answers to their questions. "I admire the heck out of the man, but I don't know his phone num...

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New Zealand Police search for 22-year-old British tourist

New Zealand Police search for 22-year-old British tourist

The image was captured on Saturday night, about 7.15pm, in downtown Auckland near SkyCity, police said. Michael said he was not sure of her travel plans in New Zealand, but he knew she had a flexibl...

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First Western World Country Passes Law Forcing Encryption Backdoors

First Western World Country Passes Law Forcing Encryption Backdoors

Technical assistance request: A notice to provide "voluntary assistance" to law enforcement for "safeguarding of national security and the enforcement of the law". Police must still first obtain a wa...

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Body found in search for British tourist in New Zealand

Body found in search for British tourist in New Zealand

A full scene examination is now underway at a bush area on Scenic Drive, Waitakere Ranges in West Auckland. A stretch of the road has been closed while investigators search the area, which Det Insp...

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Assange's Lawyer Rejects Moreno's Deal to Leave Ecuadorian Embassy in UK

Assange's Lawyer Rejects Moreno's Deal to Leave Ecuadorian Embassy in UK

Moreno said Assange did not need to fear he would be transferred to a country where he could face the death penalty: " According to the British government , they would never extradite a person to a ...

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Netanyahu speaks with UN Secretary General about latest Hezbollah threat

Netanyahu speaks with UN Secretary General about latest Hezbollah threat

On Tuesday, the Israeli military announced an operation against what it said were Hezbollah infiltration tunnels. Netanyahu said the tunnels were big enough to be used by motorcycles, small ve...

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Putin challenged: United States missile destroyer sailed near Vladivostok

Putin challenged: United States missile destroyer sailed near Vladivostok

The US Navy sent a warship to challenge Russia's maritime claims in the East Sea/Sea of Japan on Wednesday amid rising tensions between the military superpowers. It also comes as the United States a...

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Ukraine Says Russia Partially Unblocked Its Azov Sea Ports

Ukraine Says Russia Partially Unblocked Its Azov Sea Ports

Savchenko became a national hero in Ukraine after she was captured by Russia-backed rebels during fighting in eastern Ukraine in 2014 and ended up in a Russian prison. "Based on the fact that the sh...

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Venezuelan president arrives in Moscow to meet with Putin

Venezuelan president arrives in Moscow to meet with Putin

Mr Maduro , the increasingly erratic Venezuelan president who has sparked an exodus from his country with his catastrophic economic policies, greeted Mr Erdogan in the capital Caracas hours before ...

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White House chief of staff Kelly to resign in days

White House chief of staff Kelly to resign in days

Nick Ayers , the 36-year-old chief of staff to the vice-president, Mike Pence, has been named by a number of reports as a likely successor. It is unclear who the replacement would be. Kelly's high...

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Paris on lockdown for gilets jaunes protests

Paris on lockdown for gilets jaunes protests

Angry protesters on Saturday tried to rip the boards off. About 100 have been detained, many for possessing unsafe objects like fireworks or wearing clothing that could be used as protection in clas...

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Rwandan court acquits the Rwigaras

Rwandan court acquits the Rwigaras

Diane Rwigara was standing trial on charges of insurrection and forgery. Activists Diane Rwigara and her mother Adeline have been acquitted of all charges brought against them. "I hope to be cleare...

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USA fails to win United Nations condemnation of Hamas militants in Gaza

USA fails to win United Nations condemnation of Hamas militants in Gaza

The US and Israel exerted a lot of effort in trying to ensure that the resolution was passed because while General Assembly resolutions are non-binding on member states, they are considered to be a ba...

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Pentagon reveals United States observation flight over Ukraine

Pentagon reveals United States observation flight over Ukraine

The Open Skies Treaty is aimed at promoting military transparency through reciprocal, unarmed observation flights over each of the 34 signatory countries' terrains. The Pentagon condemned Russia's ac...

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President Reportedly Will Name Milley As Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman

President Reportedly Will Name Milley As Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman

President Donald Trump is expected to name Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, according to two United States officials. Typically, the success...

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Neo-nazi guilty of murder over Charlottesville riots

Neo-nazi guilty of murder over Charlottesville riots

Heyer's mother, Susan Bro, listened intently as the jury was polled about the verdict. A group of about a dozen local civil rights activists stood in front of the courthouse after the verdict with t...

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