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Trump says Mueller and Comey are 'Best Friends'

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Citing a recent poll published by Rasmussen Reports that claims Trump's approval is now at 50%, Trump suggested that it would be half as much higher if it were not for the investigation into Russian election interference led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller . Read More »

CNN’s NYC Headquarters Evacuated After Bomb Threat

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This isn't the first time the building has been the target of bomb threat phone calls. All the bombs targeted people Trump sees as enemies, and CNN itself received a bomb. "The NYPD has now given us the all clear, and employees have been permitted to return to the building". The tweet does not mention CNN by name, but "fake news" is his go-to description of every mainstream outlet, CNN included. Read More »

Why Christmas Tree Farms Are Blaming Shortage on 2008 Recession

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But a late freeze this spring damaged numerous trees being grown in lots across Nova Scotia, and that could have an impact on how many trees are available this Christmas . A report from Square and the National Christmas Tree Association revealed Christmas tree prices increased 17 percent from 2015 to 2017, but if you want to save money, it's better to buy your tree later in December. Read More »

Pakistan to bring peace to Afghanistan through dialogue, PM says

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Some 14,000 US soldiers are now serving in Afghanistan , and McKenzie couldn't say how much longer the United States would remain in the country. Speaking at the cabinet meeting, he said PTI's viewpoint was now being vindicated by US Special Representative Zamlay Khalilzad rest of the world. Read More »

Conditions met for Assange to leave Ecuador embassy in London

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Moreno didn't say he would force Assange out, but said Assange's legal team is considering its next steps. Barry Pollack, a lawyer of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, has rejected the deal that Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno said he had struck with the UK authorities, giving the whistleblower guarantees that he can leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London without fearing that he would be put on death row outside the United Kingdom. Read More »

Despite majority support, Haley fails in United Nations bid to condemn Hamas

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But the vote on the resolution to condemn Hamas was 87 in favor against 57 opposed, with 33 abstentions - a plurality but below the two-thirds requirement to adopt it. At one protest in Khan Younis, a town in southern half of the coastal enclave, hundreds of Palestinians marched through the streets, with many hoisting Palestinian flags. Read More »

Government publishes Brexit legal advice in full

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The government had refused previous requests to publish the advice, which comes just a week before MPs vote on the deal itself, saying it would set a risky precedent if the Attorney General could not provide the Prime Minister with honest, confidential legal advice without fear of it being made public. Read More »

Trump to nominate State Department’s Heather Nauert as United Nations ambassador

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She became the spokeswoman to the State Department in 2017. "I expect to continue to speak out from time to time on important public policy matters, but I will surely not be a candidate for any office in 2020", she said at the time. Nauert will probably be pressed on her qualifications by Senate Democrats and could face a contentious confirmation hearing, but needs only a simple majority vote to be elevated to the role. Read More »

Trump golf club employs undocumented workers

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She and another undocumented woman, who used to work at the golf club, claim that numerous property's workers are similarly undocumented, although they could not specify the number. Victorina Morales at her home in Bound Brook, N.J., November 2, 2018. Victorina Morales and Sandra Diaz approached the New York Times with their stories through an immigration lawyer. Read More »

GOP-led Michigan Senate to vote on bill to strip Dem's power

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The Republican-controlled Legislature approved sweeping changes early Wednesday that weaken the governor's ability to make rules that enact laws. That measure is meant to stop Governor-elect Tony Evers and Attorney General-elect Josh Kaul, both Democrats, from following through on campaign promises to end Wisconsin's challenge to the federal healthcare law known as Obamacare. Read More »

Hamas sentences Israeli-Arab woman to death in absentia

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The three parties helped Israel and Hamas agree to a ceasefire last month after Hamas launched almost 500 rockets at Israel from the costal enclave. "Rushing to sentence people to death smacks of militia rule, not the rule of law", said Omar Shakir, the watchdog's director for Israel and the Palestinian territories. Read More »

OH father's punishment of bully daughter prompts outrage, accolades

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The father's video has been viewed more than 16 million times and received more than 67,000 comments. When his daughter tells him he'll have to take her to school, Cox says he told her that wasn't going to be the case. "Parents need to hold their kids accountable, so, that was me showing how I am holding my kid accountable", Cox told WTVG . The video shows the student walking along a road with her backpack on and another tote in her hand. Read More »

Former Trump Aide Discussed Assange’s Handover to US With Ecuador

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A deal between Ecuador and China would likely have been quite lucrative for Manafort, who was styling himself as an global power broker during his mid-2017 meeting with Moreno. "Mr. Manafort listened but made no promises as this was ancillary to the objective of the meeting", Maloni's statement added. The former head of trump's staff held a final meeting with Moreno a few days after the appointment of Robert Mueller spectaculorum for investigation of Russia's intervention in USA elections ... Read More »

New satellite images reveal North Korea is expanding key missile base

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The second site appears to be a new facility, although experts that CNN talked to from the Middlebury Institute speculated that the new site may be part of the Yeongjeo-dong base. That means such activities were continuing even after the first North Korea-U.S. summit in Singapore in June. "Whatever Kim says about his desire for denuclearization, North Korea continues to produce and deploy nuclear armed missiles", he told CNN. Read More »

Turkey seeks arrest of Saudi officials over Khashoggi

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Khalid's return to the US comes just one day after a closed US Senate briefing by Central Intelligence Agency chief Gina Haspel . Penn was pictured in Istanbul as Turkey announced that they are seeking the arrest of two allies of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the murder. Read More »

Donald Trump-China trade deal unravels

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US President Donald Trump sowed confusion on Tuesday over the trade-truce with China , as he said negotiations could extend beyond an agreed 90-day timeframe. China's ministry of foreign affairs said Monday the Chinese and US president had agreed to work toward removing all tariffs. White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Tuesday that a reduction in Chinese tariffs on USA cars and agricultural and energy commodities would be a "litmus test" for whether U.S. Read More »

Four Dead Amid Car Blast, Shooting in Southern Iranian Port of Chabahar

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The blast near Chabahar's police headquarters on Shahid Rigi Boulevard has been confirmed by Mohammad Hadi Marashi, the deputy security chief of the province. "Iran will bring terrorists and their masters to justice", he wrote on Twitter. In 2010, two suicide bombers killed at least 28 people, including some of the elite Revolutionary Guards, at a Shi'ite mosque in southeast Iran, an attack Iranian leaders said was backed by the United States. Read More »

Luxembourg set to become first country to provide free public transport

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The transport policy was formulated in response to the traffic congestion being experienced in landlocked Luxembourg. A study suggested that drivers in the capital spent an average of 33 hours in traffic jams in 2016. There is already free transport for under 20s while secondary school students can use free shuttles between schools and their homes. At the start of this month, a number of Ireland's public transport fares changed , with a few of them doing so for the worse. Read More »

Colorado Boy Convinces Town To Overturn Ban On Snowball Fights

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He learned about the century-old law while on a field trip with his school to town hall and was completely shocked. "If it's important to you, you need to do it, '" Best said she told Dane. "Kids want to have snowball fights without breaking the law - kids want to have a voice in our town". On Monday, the young politician gave his presentation to the Severance Town Board. Read More »

Fears growing for backpacker Grace Millane missing in New Zealand

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Detective Inspector Scott Beard said: 'Clearly this is a very stressful time for Grace's family and the longer she remains missing the more our concern grows for her safety and wellbeing. They're on the other side of the world and they haven't heard from her, ' he said. "I looked at the photo [of Millane] and I was quite adamant I had seen that girl", she said. Read More »

Rouhani: If US blocks Iran’s oil exports, will close trade route

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The strait at the mouth of the Persian Gulf is crucial to global energy supplies. In November, the U.S. reimposed all sanctions previously lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal, which Washington unilaterally withdrew from in May. Rouhani did not say which subjects the United States wanted to negotiate about and nor did he specify whether he was referring to the Iranian calendar year, which begins in March. Read More »

South Korean President Still Hopes to Host Kim Jong Un This Year

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Trump's latest praise for Kim, in the formal setting of a summit with Moon, shows that he is still emphasising his personal rapport despite stalled nuclear talks. North and South Korea have begun to remove landmines and destroy some military bunkers along their common border as part of the detente. On Nov. 7, the State Department announced that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's meeting with Kim Yong Chol, vice chairman of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea Central Committee, which had been ... Read More »

UK, France, US Concerned Over Iran Missile Test

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Iran has become one of the world's missile powers despite the severe western sanctions on it over the past 40 years, Iran's Defence Minister Amir Hatami said on Sunday. However, diplomats said they were now trying to limit the fallout of the decision by staggering the expected USA withdrawal into next year and first formally accusing Russian Federation of breaking the INF agreement, which rid Europe of land-based nuclear missiles. Read More »

Cops deny "chaos" following Global Citizen festival in Joburg

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They joined the likes of Jay Z , Beyonce , Pharrell , Coldplay, Usher, Ed Sheeran and Cassper Nyovest for the festival, hosted by the South African duo of Trevor Noah and Bonang Matheba . Two days after the historic Global Citizen Festival at FNB Stadium , CCTV footage has emerged that shows the extent of the hours-long crime spree at a Sasol garage opposite the venue. Read More »

Police Target ‘Ndrangheta Italian Mafia in Raids Across Europe

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Early-morning raids took place in Italy, the German states of North Rhine-Westphalia and Bavaria, as well as in Belgium and the Netherlands. Officials speak at a press conference detailing 'Operation Pollino, ' a coordinated effort to fight organized crime in Europe, in The Hague, Netherlands, on December 5, 2018. Read More »

PETA asks people to stop using 'bring home the bacon'

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PETA has issued new guidelines for helping people remove what it has dubbed "speciesism" and anti-animal language from daily conversations. Instead of bringing home the bacon, we should be bringing home the bagels, apparently. The animal-rights group is pushing for "animal-friendly idioms" and provided a list of suggestions people can use to avoid offending vegans, PETA said. Read More »

Facebook accused of giving access to users’ data

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The defunct app developer obtained them as part of its ongoing lawsuit in California state court alleging that Facebook violated promises to developers. Kramer has been in a legal battle with Facebook since 2015 over developer access to user data. Facebook also used its position as user data provider to affect the businesses of its competitors in social media, like Twitter, the report said. Read More »

Soros-founded school says it is being forced out of Hungary

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A USA institution has been driven out of a country that is a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally". The university will retain accreditation and aims to continue providing opportunities for teaching and research in Budapest "as long as it's possible", the statement said. Read More »

Macron caves in as yellow vest protesters get taste for blood

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But Yellow vest spokesman Benjamin Cauchy said it was not good enough, as the movement wanted the taxes to be cancelled, not postponed. Farmers union FNSEA said it would fight to help farmers earn a better income, though it said it would not officially be joining forces with the "yellow vests ", as the protesters have come to be called after the high-visibility vests French motorists are required to keep in their cars, and which they don for demonstrations. Read More »

George HW Bush's final journey to the Capitol

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In this October 22, 2010 photo, Former President George H.W. Bush, left, and golfing great Arnold Palmer acknowledge the gallery at the Champions Tour golf tournament in The Woodlands, Texas. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the first official to speak in the Rotunda, described George HW Bush as a "humble servant" and "a principled leader". Read More »

Do not meddle in the West, UK spy chief warns Russia

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Earlier this year, Jeremy Fleming, head of Britain's Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) spy agency accused Russian Federation of "not playing to the same rules" and blurring the boundaries between criminal and state activity. Security analysts think Russian Federation may have tried to kill him in retribution for his reportedly continuing cooperation with European intelligence agencies. Read More »

Michael Avenatti Says He WILL NOT RUN in 2020, Cites 'Family Request'

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Avenatti explained that his family played a role in the decision, adding, "But for their concerns, I would run". "But for their concerns, I would run", Avenatti posted on social media. Avenatti, who was arrested on November 14, denied the woman's allegations, suggesting they were part of right-wing smear campaign. The Los Angeles Police Department referred the case to the Los Angeles County District Attorney for prosecution. Read More »