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Meghan Markle’s father seeks Queen Elizabeth intervention to reconcile with his daughter

Meghan Markle’s father seeks Queen Elizabeth intervention to reconcile with his daughter

Commentators online reacted to Mr. Markle's words, pointing to his previous interactions with the press and absence at the royal wedding in May. Her hair survived the day and night festivities too, ...

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China will 'never seek hegemony,' Xi says in reform speech

China will 'never seek hegemony,' Xi says in reform speech

The report was in line with what diplomatic sources had previously told Reuters . The 1978 reforms by former Communist leader Deng Xiaoping marked China's move towards economic liberalization a...

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Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn says Theresa May 'led United Kingdom into national crisis'

Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn says Theresa May 'led United Kingdom into national crisis'

The House of Commons " must get on with the vote and move on to consider the realistic alternatives ", Corbyn said in Parliament on Monday. " There can be no logical reason for this delay, except that...

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US says 62 Al-Shabaab militants killed in Somalia air strikes

US says 62 Al-Shabaab militants killed in Somalia air strikes

The airstrikes were "conducted to prevent al-Shabab from using remote areas as a safe haven to plot, direct, inspire, and recruit for future attacks", it said . "In particular, the group uses portion...

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Second Canadian being questioned by China: FM Freeland

Second Canadian being questioned by China: FM Freeland

But President Donald Trump undercut that message in an interview Tuesday with Reuters , where he said he would consider intervening in the case against Meng if it would be in the interest of usa nati...

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Egypt announces discovery of 4,400-year-old tomb

Egypt announces discovery of 4,400-year-old tomb

The tomb is 10 metres (33 ft) long, three metres (9.8 ft) wide and just under three metres high, Waziri said. The 4,400-year-old tomb was discovered by archaeologists in the area, according to Mosta...

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United Nations force says Israel-Lebanon border tunnels violate 2006 truce

United Nations force says Israel-Lebanon border tunnels violate 2006 truce

The U.N. Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) said it had so far confirmed the existence of four tunnels which the Israeli army discovered in the vicinity of the border demarcation, known as the "Blue ...

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Protests dwindle in Paris as Gilets Jaunes hit by torrential rain

Protests dwindle in Paris as Gilets Jaunes hit by torrential rain

The government had also warned that protests would complicate the task of preventing terrorism after a shooting Tuesday at a Christmas market in the eastern city of Strasbourg killed four people. Afte...

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Ex-FBI director Comey rips into Republicans over Trump's lies

Ex-FBI director Comey rips into Republicans over Trump's lies

In fiery remarks before giving closed-door testimony before a House hearing, Comey unloaded on House Republicans for caving into "fear of Fox News, fear of their base, fear of mean tweets". Comey fir...

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COP24 agreement sidesteps financial issues

COP24 agreement sidesteps financial issues

The conference burst into cheers and applause when Michal Kurtyka, president of the COP24 and state secretary of Poland's Ministry of Energy, finally emerged on Saturday night to announce the outcom...

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Michael Flynn associate charged with illegal lobbying for Turkey

Michael Flynn associate charged with illegal lobbying for Turkey

According to The Washington Post , the indictment , unsealed in the Eastern District of Virginia Monday, alleges that Bijan Kian and Turkish businessman Kamil Ekim "conspired" to unlawfully lob...

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Donald Trump Urges Democrats to Help Replace Obamacare

Donald Trump Urges Democrats to Help Replace Obamacare

Trump on Saturday said he welcomed talks with Democrats, but as a practical matter, nothing will happen in Congress until after Democrats take over the House on January 3. Health care was the top iss...

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Sunday shows round-up: No confidence vote, fresh referendum and ‘no deal’

Sunday shows round-up: No confidence vote, fresh referendum and ‘no deal’

Business Minister Greg Clark said a second vote would only increase uncertainty for the country. "For Tony Blair to go to Brussels and seek to undermine our negotiations by advocating for a second r...

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Trump threatens partial government shutdown over border wall funding

Trump threatens partial government shutdown over border wall funding

The White House and Democratic congressional leaders are at an impasse over negotiations to avoid a partial shutdown of the USA government at the end of the week, with both sides unwilling to budge fr...

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Zinke Reportedly Decries ‘Vicious and Politically Motivated Attacks’ in Leaked Resignation Letter

Zinke Reportedly Decries ‘Vicious and Politically Motivated Attacks’ in Leaked Resignation Letter

The president then said Zinke has accomplished much during his tenure and thanked him for his service to the nation. On Saturday night, hours after his resignation became public, Zinke was spotted a...

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China, Pakistan and Afghanistan sign MoU to cooperate on counter-terrorism

China, Pakistan and Afghanistan sign MoU to cooperate on counter-terrorism

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid, in a brief statement sent to VOA has confirmed participation of its political negotiators in Monday's meeting with American officials, but said that representa...

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Indian state terrorism in Kashmir highly condemnable: Pak Army

Indian state terrorism in Kashmir highly condemnable: Pak Army

As the news of the civilian deaths spread, reports of protests chipped in from various parts of Srinagar , Pulwama , Anantnag and Kulgam districts of Jammu and Kashmir . The Army warned people ag...

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Saudi Arabia rejects U.S. Senate moves on Khashoggi’s death

Saudi Arabia rejects U.S. Senate moves on Khashoggi’s death

Saudi Arabia has hit back at a U.S. Senate resolution to end U.S. military support for the war in Yemen and blame the Saudi crown prince for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi . to avoid any. ...

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Israeli forces partially demolish home of Palestinian family

Israeli forces partially demolish home of Palestinian family

Israel demolished parts of a home of a Palestinian on Monday accused of killing two Israelis two months ago, agencies reported. In another context, Haniyeh said that the Qassam Brigades, the armed ...

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Anti-Sikh Riots: Delhi HC Sentences Sajjan Kumar to Life Term

Anti-Sikh Riots: Delhi HC Sentences Sajjan Kumar to Life Term

The riots in 1984 had taken place after the assassination of prime minister Indira Gandhi on October 31. Jagdish Kaur, whose son and husband were among five family members brutally killed, descr...

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Interior Secretary Zinke to step down at end of year

Interior Secretary Zinke to step down at end of year

And the Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental advocacy group, tweeted , "Don't let your $139,000 door hit you on the way out, Zinke!" "Ryan Zinke will go down as the most anti-conserv...

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Capital Question: Israeli Minister Slams Australia for Jerusalem 'Division'

Capital Question: Israeli Minister Slams Australia for Jerusalem 'Division'

Effective July 2018, access to full reports will only be available with a subscription. Israel regards all of Jerusalem as its capital, including the eastern sector that it annexed in a move not rec...

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Newspaper: May, Blair trade Brexit snipes

Newspaper: May, Blair trade Brexit snipes

Other cabinet ministers are also reported to favour a scenario of asking MPs to vote on options, which could include a no-deal Brexit, a second referendum, and a " Norway option" to keep closer eco...

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Obamacare ruled out of order by Texas judge

Obamacare ruled out of order by Texas judge

District Court Judge Reed O'Connor in Texas that deemed the Affordable Care Act , commonly referred to as Obamacare , as unconstitutional. In another tweet he said, "As I predicted all along, Ob...

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Russian Orthodox Church Asks World Leaders to Protect It from Ukrainian Persecution

Russian Orthodox Church Asks World Leaders to Protect It from Ukrainian Persecution

For the first time the Synod foresees the presence of representatives of the three unified Churches (patriarchy, autocephalous and Muscovite), while the canonization of the saints and the consecrati...

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US Sanctions Against North Korea May Stop Denuclearisation - Foreign Ministry

US Sanctions Against North Korea May Stop Denuclearisation - Foreign Ministry

At a historic summit in June, US President Donald Trump and Kim signed a vaguely-worded statement on denuclearisation. Yesterday, the United States imposed sanctions on three North Korean official...

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More than 40 injured in bar explosion in Sapporo, Japan

More than 40 injured in bar explosion in Sapporo, Japan

Fires broke out following the incident, and images from the scene showed large flames and plumes of smoke rising from the remains of a building in Sapporo. Police and firefighters worked to get the si...

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Michelle Obama book tour coming to Atlanta

Michelle Obama book tour coming to Atlanta

Combined hardcover, e-book and audio sales in the US and Canada topped 2 million copies in the first 15 days, Crown Publishing said. But not every book tour is for this year's best-selling memoir, "...

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Hunt says version of PM May's deal can get through parliament

Hunt says version of PM May's deal can get through parliament

Mrs May won but 117 of her colleagues - more than one-third - voted against her. "It would be nice to think that some kind of solution - a Norway option, another referendum, or May's deal, or plunging...

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Shutdown looms as Trump weighs next move on border wall

Shutdown looms as Trump weighs next move on border wall

The House elects its speaker when the new Congress begins January 3. Incumbent Democrats and incoming representatives-elect, just days ago, were circulating a letter pledging to not support Pelosi on ...

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