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Fallout from Defense Secretary Mattis announcing resignation

Fallout from Defense Secretary Mattis announcing resignation

Within minutes, the Mattis resignation letter was distributed throughout the Pentagon and with it, his words reverberated fears for what his departure could mean. "He served as a stabilizing force i...

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READ: William Barr's Memo Bashing Robert Mueller's Obstruction Probe

READ: William Barr's Memo Bashing Robert Mueller's Obstruction Probe

Members of Congress have expressed concerns about Whitaker's past criticism of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. As for Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , the man now in cha...

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'Der Spiegel' star reporter 'faked stories' for years

'Der Spiegel' star reporter 'faked stories' for years

Der Spiegel described the revelation a "low point in Spiegel's 70-year history". Stephen Glass was sacked from The New Republic magazine after they learned he had made up dozens of stories. "It was...

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Canada Calls on China to Release Detained Canadians, Allies Voice Support

Canada Calls on China to Release Detained Canadians, Allies Voice Support

After the arrest of Chinese citizen Meng Wanzhou , the Chief Financial Officer of Huawei, who was accused of allegedly violating the USA sanctions on Iran, by Canadian authorities, China detained thr...

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Justice Ginsburg Has Surgery to Remove Cancerous Growths

Justice Ginsburg Has Surgery to Remove Cancerous Growths

In 1999, she was treated for colorectal cancer; in 2009, it was pancreatic cancer and, now, lung cancer . However, he said , the doctors can not be 100 percent sure that there was no lymph nod...

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Indonesian tsunami kills at least 43 and injures 600, officials say

Indonesian tsunami kills at least 43 and injures 600, officials say

The Meteorology and Geophysics agency, in a separate statement, said the cause could have been undersea landslides from Anak Krakatau, a volcanic island formed over years from the Krakatau volcano, wh...

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Colorado police arrest fiance of woman who disappeared

Colorado police arrest fiance of woman who disappeared

Authorities arrested Patrick Frazee Friday at his home in Florissant, and court documents show he has been charged with first degree murder, according to Fox 31 Denver . They said they had eviden...

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North Korea says it won't denuclearize until US eliminates 'nuclear threat'

North Korea says it won't denuclearize until US eliminates 'nuclear threat'

Tensions eased near the JSA as the two Koreas recently disarmed the area under the inter-Korean military agreement, which was signed by defense chiefs of the two Koreas during the Pyongyang summit...

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Afghanistan- NATO touts Afghan army as USA weighs troop withdrawal

Afghanistan- NATO touts Afghan army as USA weighs troop withdrawal

President Donald Trump has made a decision to pull a significant number of troops from Afghanistan, a USA official told AFP on Thursday, with some reports suggesting as many as 50 percent could leave ...

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On GoFundMe, Trump's supporters raise whopping $14mn for border wall

On GoFundMe, Trump's supporters raise whopping $14mn for border wall

Romm said he contacted GoFundMe to try to shut down the fundraiser, stating: "I asked GoFundMe if this wall fundraiser violates [the terms]". The crowdsourcing page launched this week by Brian Kol...

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GCSB says China is behind attempts to steal New Zealand business' data

GCSB says China is behind attempts to steal New Zealand business' data

Geoffrey Berman, a United States attorney from the Southern District of NY, said the hackers had obtained the personal information of 100,000 Navy personnel. USA complaints of cyberespionage and other...

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USA government partially shut down amid $5bn border wall funding row

USA government partially shut down amid $5bn border wall funding row

The House adjourned Friday and was not planning to come back for Saturday votes. Schumer and Pelosi said that if the shutdown persisted, Democrats would pass legislation to reopen the government...

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What happens in a partial government shutdown

What happens in a partial government shutdown

Visitor centers at Rocky Mountain National Park are locked and roads are unplowed or closed because of the federal government shutdown. About 16,000 National Park Service employees - 80 percent of t...

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Lehigh student Yukai Yang accused of poisoning roommate

Lehigh student Yukai Yang accused of poisoning roommate

Tests eventually revealed that Royal's blood contained thallium at a level that is risky for humans, Morganelli said. Yang, whose visa was revoked and is not enrolled at the university anymore, was ...

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Wall or slats? Trump's morphing threat to shutdown U.S. government

Wall or slats? Trump's morphing threat to shutdown U.S. government

The vote was 217-185 along party lines. Sanders said Trump would stay in Washington rather than go to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida for the holidays as planned, but said she hoped the Senate ...

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UAE says US-Taliban talks show 'positive' result

UAE says US-Taliban talks show 'positive' result

United States envoy Zalmay Khalilzad said he had "productive" meetings in the UAE with Afghan and global partners "to promote intra-Afghan dialogue towards ending the conflict". It was also noted in N...

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Trump attorney general pick Barr criticized Mueller inquiry in memo

Trump attorney general pick Barr criticized Mueller inquiry in memo

CBS News Washington correspondent Paula Reid reports . NBC News reported its sources warn a few major outstanding matters could complicate Mueller's endgame - including Mueller's desire to interv...

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'Blue Line' border 'do not appear' to surface in Israel

'Blue Line' border 'do not appear' to surface in Israel

He said the global body should condemn the Lebanese militant group's "wanton acts of aggression", designate it a terrorist organization and heighten sanctions on it. Israeli experts have warned th...

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United States to send migrants back to Mexico while asylum claims are processed

United States to send migrants back to Mexico while asylum claims are processed

Trump tweeted on November 24 that migrants at the US-Mexico border would stay in Mexico until their asylum claims were individually approved in USA courts. "I think [it] is truly a groundbreaking plan...

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Video showing murder of young tourist in Morocco likely authentic, Norway says

Video showing murder of young tourist in Morocco likely authentic, Norway says

Commenting on another video in which the four suspects appear to pledge allegiance to the Islamic State group, the NCIS said that "neither Norway nor Denmark was mentioned in the video, nor was ther...

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Patriots, S-400 deal with Turkey unrelated

Patriots, S-400 deal with Turkey unrelated

Subsequently, U.S. President Donald Trump approved a defense budget law delaying delivery of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets to Turkey, citing Turkey's purchase from the Russians and Congress passed ...

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Dershowitz: Flynn Can't Count on Trump, Deal to Stay Out of Prison

Dershowitz: Flynn Can't Count on Trump, Deal to Stay Out of Prison

Prosecutors would have to prove that it was directly Flynn's intent to aid ISIS, rather than being just a byproduct of him supporting Turkish interests. Two FBI agents arrived at the White house on Ja...

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House Speaker says President Trump will not sign senate stopgap spending bill

House Speaker says President Trump will not sign senate stopgap spending bill

Cole said he expected a vote around 8 p.m. Thursday. In Ryan's waning days as House speaker, Congress was trying to avoid a partial government shutdown as Trump clashes with Democrats over his dem...

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British woman allegedly raped, robbed at Goa’s Palolem beach

British woman allegedly raped, robbed at Goa’s Palolem beach

Palolem (Goa): A man has been arrested for allegedly raping and robbing a British woman near Goa's Palolem beach. She had left her guesthouse to catch a train from Canacona railway station to Thivim...

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US Included on List of Deadliest Countries for Journalists

US Included on List of Deadliest Countries for Journalists

Yesterday, Senators Marco Rubio and Ed Markey joined forces to introduce a bipartisan bill that would ban the USA from entering into a nuclear energy deal with Saudi Arabia unless it comes clean about...

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United States announces charges against two Chinese nationals accused of hacking

United States announces charges against two Chinese nationals accused of hacking

The Justice Department charged two Chinese nationals allegedly linked to the Ministry of State Security in connection with hacking attacks on government agencies including NASA , the Navy, and doze...

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Quits Over Disagreements With Trump

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Quits Over Disagreements With Trump

While Mattis said he shares Trump's view that the U.S. military should not police the world, he stressed the importance of partnerships with friendly nations - an apparent criticism of Trump's repeate...

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Trump Won't Sign Senate Spending Bill as Shutdown Deadline Nears

Trump Won't Sign Senate Spending Bill as Shutdown Deadline Nears

Voting was pushed back to late December 19 after an earlier version of the bill failed to gain support from the Democrats. Conservative Trump allies in the House Freedom Caucus agitated for T...

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Russian cargo ship runs aground off British coast, paper reports

Russian cargo ship runs aground off British coast, paper reports

The 16,000-tonne Russian vessel Kuzma Minin grounded off Gyllyngvase Beach in Falmouth at about 5.40am this morning, in what witnesses described as extreme and "horrific" weather. The UK's Met Offi...

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United Kingdom makes it easier for Australians to get work visas

United Kingdom makes it easier for Australians to get work visas

It will be a system that will bring net migration down to more sustainable levels. Skilled workers coming to Britain under the new system will have to be sponsored by a company and will be subject t...

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