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George Bush Sr dies aged 94

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Funeral arrangements will be announced "as soon as it is practical". In a statement issued early Saturday, Bush's successor, Bill Clinton said he would be "forever grateful" for the friendship he formed with the former president he turned out of the White House after one term. Read More »

Macron Heard Telling Saudi Prince: 'You Never Listen to Me'

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attend the G20 leaders summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 30, 2018. The Journal report noted that from the excerpts it is unclear whether the comment came directly from Prince Mohammed, or was instead a description of his communications. Read More »

A messy start to December: Snow, Rain, Ice this weekend

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The weather will really be changing this weekend across the state of Wisconsin. Snow levels will fall to around 2,000'-2,500' Friday night, possible less in heavier rain and snow. Rain will start to change to snow Sunday morning into the afternoon. Snow will begin to exit through the afternoon. Temperatures will drop off Sunday night into the mid and lower 20s, with colder and drier weather expected to start of next week. Read More »

'Yellow vest' protesters clash with police in Paris, 24 arrested

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Police said 205 people had been arrested amid concerns that violent far-right and far-left groups were infiltrating the "yellow vests" movement , a spontaneous grassroots rebellion over the struggle of many in France to make ends meet. Hooded demonstrators smash a auto during a demonstration, Dec.1, 2018 in Paris. Access to the Champs-Elysees was closed to cars and was strictly monitored by police with identity checks and bag inspections. Read More »

Trump Lawyer Giuliani Demands Supervision of Mueller: ‘Out of Control!’

New Britain native Paul Manafort is facing potential discipline as a CT attorney after pleading guilty to two criminal counts in a wide-ranging federal probe. Both Manafort and Assange have denied meeting, and WikiLeaks also tweeted a denial of the meeting. The Guardian later weakened some of the claims in its story. Read More »

North Korean soldier defects across border: South's military

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The aim is to facilitate cross-border travel and trade. Leaders of both countries have announced a desire to break ground on a new, interconnected rail line by the end of the year. The two Koreas and the U.S. -led U.N. Command recently finished removing firearms and troops from the jointly controlled area at the border village of Panmunjom, and eventually plan to allow tourists to freely visit there. Read More »

Convicted murderer Samuel Little confesses to killing 90 women

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The team has confirmed 34 killings so far, with many more pending confirmation, according to the FBI's statement. Accompanied by the Texas Rangers, the Federal Bureau of Investigation made a decision to question Little last spring in a California prison, where he agreed to cooperate in exchange for a prison transfer. Read More »

Steny Hoyer Elected House Majority Leader

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After Wednesday's elections, Thursday will feature a vote for who will serve as the next chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee , the House campaign arm for Democrats. This one is courtesy of Pelosi and my mom, an equally driven woman in politics, who have both mastered the fine art of knowing more than anyone else in the room. Read More »

Briton among five G4S employees killed in Kabul blast

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However, Taliban spokesman, Zabiullah Mujahid, claimed in a WhatsApp message that 22 Afghan commandoes had been killed and "a large number" wounded. Zabihullah Majahid, who claims to speak for the Taliban outfit, claimed that first a militant blew up his explosive-laden auto next to the company, opening the way for others to enter the company's compound and begin targeting anyone inside. Read More »

Beijing warns Washington over ship in S China Sea

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The United States sent two Navy ships through the Taiwan Strait in the third such operation this year as the USA military increases operations in the strategic waterway despite opposition from China . In late September, a Chinese destroyer came close to colliding with the destroyer USS Decatur in the South China Sea in what the U.S. Navy called an "unsafe and unprofessional maneuver". Read More »

South Korea Says North Korean Soldier Defects to South

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At Panmun Station across the border, a North Korean engine took over to take them further north. But critics say the South risks conceding some of its conventional military strength before North Korea takes any meaningful steps on denuclearization, as the larger nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang seemingly drift into a stalemate. Read More »

Trump Says Some Good Signs on Talks With China

In the wake of the meeting between Macri and Trump, the finance and energy ministries and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin signed an agreement to foster cooperation and identify "trade and investment opportunities" in the energy sector, the local publication added. Read More »

Racist comparison announces PM Modi's arrival in Argentina for G20 summit

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For the uninitiated, Apu is an Indian immigrant proprietor in the wildly popular TV series The Simpsons who speaks with a rather pronounced faux Indian accent and is noted for his catchphrase: "Thank you, come again". Cronic TV also aired an image of the controversial character from the USA animated sitcom, which has been the subject of recent debate over racial stereotyping. Read More »

George HW Bush passes away at 94

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He was the last World War 2 veteran to serve as president. During the afternoon before his wife's funeral service, the wheelchair-bound Bush sat for 20 minutes beside her flower-laden coffin. They were the longest-married presidential couple in USA history. His son George W. Bush later took over the White House, serving as President for two terms from 2001 to 2009. Read More »

Senators send rebuke to Saudis, Trump over Khashoggi killing

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In Buenos Aires , Freeland repeated that Canada is reviewing arms sales to Saudi Arabia in view of Khashoggi's murder, incredible explanations of his death offered by the kingdom so far (from denying he was dead to saying it was the fault of rogue Saudi agents), and Saudi participation in the civil war in neighbouring Yemen. Read More »

Migrants Arrested in Border Clash Won't be Prosecuted

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Fox News ' Catherine Herridge contributed to this Fox News report, which is used by permission. One of the other men who illegally crossed into the United States after traveling in the caravan has been deported in the past. Later that day, another Border Patrol agent was assaulted while trying to arrest an illegal immigrant. Earlier in the evening near the Calexico Port of Entry, Border Patrol agents encountered a 29-year-old man suspected of being in the country illegally, authorities ... Read More »

Tsunami Alert Issued In US After Powerful Alaska Earthquake

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A video posted to Twitter showed big crevices in a road leading to the airport and a stranded auto. Pictures of the devastation show shattered roads, shop windows and aisles of retail stores littered with stock which hit the floor. A tsunami warning was issued for the Cook Inlet and the Kenai Peninsula following the massive quake but was quickly lifted. "It's one of those things where in your head, you think, 'OK, it's going to stop, ' and you say that to yourself so many times in your ... Read More »

EU’s Tusk: No deal or no Brexit’ if Britain’s MPs reject agreement

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Press Association calculations have found 18 Tory MPs who have said publicly they will vote against the deal when it is put to a vote on December 11. "It's not about me", said Mrs May. Mrs May also accused Labour of pushing the United Kingdom towards a damaging no-deal Brexit by seeking to block her deal without offering a workable alternative. Read More »

Dead baby found on Queensland highway

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The body was being transferred from Rockhampton to Brisbane when it fell from the roof of the auto and it was not discovered missing until the vehicle arrived at the morgue, Yahoo News understands. Queensland Health would not comment on how the baby ended up outside the vehicle on the seven hour journey from Rockhampton to Brisbane. "This transport was not undertaken by Queensland Health but by an independent private funeral transporter". Read More »

Air New Zealand Christmas ad replicates Trump's UN laughter moment

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The American boy, dressed in a two-piece suit and red sloganed cap, says he is not naughty at all and is the nicest person he knows, provoking laughter from the other children, reminiscent of the reaction to Trump's speech to the UN General Assembly in September, when he spoke about the achievements of his administration. Read More »

White Dallas Officer Indicted for Murder in Killing of Black Man

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A struggle began and Guyger fired her Taser at Perez, who then wrested it away from her. "We have developed the framework for policy change, have supported the restructuring of the Citizen Review Board, pushed to exceed the basic requirements of implicit bias training and have relied on input from our employee advisory and community advisory boards". Read More »

Saudi Arabia, US: Governments Move Closer to Finalizing $15 Billion Defense Deal

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The deal, which has been in the works since December 2016, appeared at risk, following pressure from Congress to downgrade United States ties with Saudi Arabia, after the Central Intelligence Agency concluded that Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman had ordered the brutal murder of US-based Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in October. Read More »

Meet Knickers, a cow so big he wouldn't fit in the slaughterhouse

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He claims his own steer, Dozer, is an inch taller. Dozer, it turned out, tops off at just over 6-foot-5 - even larger than the Aussie standout hogging all the attention. Much like Knickers, the sheer size of Dozer meant that he was too big for slaughter. Like Knickers, Dozer was initially destined to be food but ended up being saved by a vegan woman form a beef farm. Read More »

Trump Signs NAFTA Replacement Deal, Automakers React

The signing by the three leaders was a formality - it was the three of them issuing a directive to their trade representatives to finish the final pact. These tariffs have been cited as one reason that General Motors recently chose to make cuts in North America. "Make no mistake, we will stand up for our workers and fight for their families and communities", added Trudeau. Read More »

Farmers start to march towards Parliament from Ramlila Maidan

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However, majority of the farmers would be staying at Ramlila Maidan , Anjan said. Citing agrarian crisis and unemployment as two major problems India is facing today, Rahul alleged that the Modi government has divided the country in pockets and handed it over to Ambani and Adani. Read More »

Tsunami Warning Issued After 7.0 Magnitude Earthquake Near Anchorage, Alaska

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USGS says the natural disaster Friday morning was centered about 7 miles (12 kilometers) north of Alaska's largest city. It was unclear whether there were injuries. Cereal boxes and packages of batteries littered the floor of a grocery store after the quake, and picture frames and mirrors were knocked from living room walls. Read More »

Putin and Saudi Crown Prince Share a Joke at G20

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The Prime Minister extended his invitation to the Kingdom to join the International Solar Alliance. In the Buenos Aires meeting, Saudi Aramco's investment in refineries in India - especially the large refinery on the western coast of India and in the field of crude oil storage - came under discussion, reported SPA . Read More »

Federal government indicts Iranian hackers for launching "SamSam" ransomware

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The indictment charges Faramarz Shahi Savandi, 34, and Mohammad Mehdi Shah Mansouri, 27, with launching cyberattacks using malware known as SamSam to freeze data on computers. One hospital in IN lost all its IT networks during storms, leading them to pay the ransom to protect patients. "Every sector of our economy is a target of malicious cyber activity". Read More »

Facebook once considered selling user data directly

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The company also said the documents are being presented in a misleading way, without context. In 2015, Facebook changed its developer API settings in order to stop developers from seeing data from friends of users who had downloaded their apps. Read More »