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On Tuesday (local time) - two days after flying home from a two-day visit to France - Trump took to Twitter to post multiple blistering attacks on Macron , France's performance in both world wars and France in general. Discussing the growing dangers from cyber-hacking, meddling in electoral processes and the USA decision to withdraw from a missile treaty, Mr Macron told Europe 1 radio last week Europe needed to "protect itself against China, Russia and even the United States".
  • Trump attacks Mueller as more indictments reportedly loom

    Trump attacks Mueller as more indictments reportedly loom

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    Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating the Trump campaign for alleged collusion with Russian Federation. He wasn't close to done: "These are Angry People, including the highly conflicted Bob Mueller, who worked for Obama for 8 years".
  • Saudi-led coalition to allow Yemen rebels' evacuations - Britain

    Saudi-led coalition to allow Yemen rebels' evacuations - Britain

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    Western powers now "have real leverage", Beckerle said, "but that requires the US, UK and France actually show the coalition they are serious". The UN has warned an attack on the port would be "catastrophic" in a country where half the population is at risk of starvation.
  • 'World is questioning who ordered Khashoggi killing'

    'World is questioning who ordered Khashoggi killing'

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    Washington is not only facing pressure from the global community but also from the senators who have demanded stringent actions like sanctions against Riyadh. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.
  • Saudi Arabia to seek death penalty for Jamal Khashoggi killers

    Saudi Arabia to seek death penalty for Jamal Khashoggi killers

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    Turkey on Thursday said the Saudi statement over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was "insufficient" and insisted that the killing was "premeditated". The global fallout over the murder has tainted the image of 33-year-old Prince Mohammed - the de facto ruler and heir apparent - despite persistent Saudi denials that he was involved.
  • Duterte defends need to 'power nap' after summit no-shows

    Duterte defends need to 'power nap' after summit no-shows

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    During a media briefing in Singapore ahead of the Asean summit, US National Security Adviser John Bolton said , "the outcome has to be mutually acceptable, and also has to be acceptable to all the countries that have legitimate maritime and naval rights to transit and other associate rights that we don't want to see infringed".
  • Trump says N.Korea missile work 'normal'

    Trump says N.Korea missile work 'normal'

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    President Donald Trump played down concern about a new report that identified thirteen undeclared North Korean missile bases, saying that the USA was fully aware of them and suggesting that negotiations with the country remain on track. Intercontinental ballistic missiles are driven past the stand with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and other high ranking officials during a military parade in Pyongyang on April 15, 2017.
  • United Kingdom says it has reached draft Brexit deal with EU

    United Kingdom says it has reached draft Brexit deal with EU

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    That has not been confirmed, but the report was enough to anger Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party. However, the real challenge will then become whether May can get that deal through parliament. Earlier, Ms Mordaunt told Sky News: "The important thing is that there are two checks on this deal - there is Cabinet and there is Parliament". Mr Wilson told the News Letter that some Tory, Labour and Scottish MPs have been expressing anger to him about the proposals and pledged support ...
  • Arizona's U.S. Senate Seat Flips Blue as Sinema Declares Victory

    Arizona's U.S. Senate Seat Flips Blue as Sinema Declares Victory

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    According to LGBT+ rights organization Human Rights Campaign, Sinema is the country's first openly bisexual Senator . Almost a week after Election Day, the Associated Press projected Sinema as the victor on Monday . Never one to hew to the party line, she votes with President Donald Trump 62% of the time - a statistic that helps explain her narrow win in a place where Trump still remains popular.
  • 6th Northern California wildfire death confirmed

    6th Northern California wildfire death confirmed

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    Law enforcement authorities in Northern California said late Friday nine people have died in a wildfire, one of three in the state that have leveled more than 6,400 homes and forced widespread evacuations. Containment: Firefighters are struggling to put down the flames. "The wind came up, and it was just raining (embers), and I was just burning on my arms", he said.
  • US Democrats demand Whitaker recuse himself from Mueller probe

    US Democrats demand Whitaker recuse himself from Mueller probe

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    Trump had been aware before appointing him that Whitaker was a skeptic of the Mueller probe, which factored into the decision to tap him over Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, two White House advisers told The Washington Post. McConnell, separately, said, "I think this will be a very interim AG". Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of SC took a similar view. In addition, Mr Whitaker is also a close friend of Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign co-chair Sam Clovis.
  • Donald Trump Rounds Off Disastrous Armistice Day Weekend With Dubious Cemetery Excuse

    Donald Trump Rounds Off Disastrous Armistice Day Weekend With Dubious Cemetery Excuse

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    Initiated by French President Emmanuel Macron , the Forum aims to revive collective governance, worldwide cooperation, norms, and institutions at a time when global challenges have never been so pressing. President Donald Trump is attending a luncheon at Elysee Palace in Paris with other heads of state that commemorates the cessation of hostilities in World War One .
  • Israeli Leader Defends Money Transfer to Gaza

    Israeli Leader Defends Money Transfer to Gaza

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    The military wing of Hamas movement issued a statement in which it mentioned the details of the Israeli aggression, clarifying that its fighters clashed with the Israeli occupation force east of Khan Younis after discovering their secret presence (boarded a civilian car).
  • Australian Woman Charged With Hiding Needles in Strawberries

    Australian Woman Charged With Hiding Needles in Strawberries

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    My Ut Trinh , 50, who worked for the Berrylicious/Berry Obsession farm in Caboolture, Queensland , was denied bail at Brisbane Magistrates Court on Monday. All six states had begun investigations into reports of tampering that has seen needles or pins discovered in strawberries, as well apples and bananas.
  • Julia Roberts Evacuates Her Home Due to Woolsey Fire

    Julia Roberts Evacuates Her Home Due to Woolsey Fire

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    At least five search teams were working in Paradise - a town of 27,000 that was largely incinerated on Thursday - and surrounding Northern California communities. Miley Cyrus revealed on Sunday that she is one of the many people who have lost their homes in the devastating Woolsey Fire . Gerard Butler has become the latest celebrity to lose his home to the California wildfires.
  • Congress bound, Minnesota's Ilhan Omar enjoys another first

    Congress bound, Minnesota's Ilhan Omar enjoys another first

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    She is not only the second Muslim women elected in Congress but also the first Somali-American. Omar said her message of hope "is that if you work hard and you believe in creating positive change within your community, you can achieve anything".
  • Trump wishes Ginsburg well, brings up her 2016 comments about him

    Trump wishes Ginsburg well, brings up her 2016 comments about him

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    Bader Ginsburg was found to have fractured three ribs on her left side during her fall. "Justice Ginsburg has been discharged from the hospital", court spokeswoman Kathleen Arberg said . Bader Ginsburg was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1993 by Bill Clinton and became the second female justice to be confirmed, the first having been Sandra Day O'Connor.
  • Fly Jamaica Offers Counseling For Passengers Following Crash Landing

    Fly Jamaica Offers Counseling For Passengers Following Crash Landing

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    Prior to the incident, the airline operated a fleet of one Boeing 757-200 and one Boeing 767-300ER, with the accident reducing the fleet by half. Fly Jamaica reported that two elderly passengers had been taken to hospital as a precaution after the landing, and Bedessee said any injuries were likely sustained during the evacuation process.
  • Imelda Marcos convicted of graft, court orders her arrest

    Imelda Marcos convicted of graft, court orders her arrest

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    Meanwhile, the court's fifth division acquitted her in three counts of graft. She was sentenced to prison for 6 years and 1 month to 11 years for each case. In this October 16, 2018, file photo, former Philippines first lady and widow of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, Congresswoman Imelda Marcos arrives at the Commission on Elections.
  • Tanker, Frigate Collision Shuts Down Norwegian Oil, Gas to Europe

    Tanker, Frigate Collision Shuts Down Norwegian Oil, Gas to Europe

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    A Norwegian navy frigate and a Maltese oil tanker collided in a fjord in western Norway on Thursday, local authorities said, with seven people receiving minor injuries. The Sture oil terminal, which has about 6 million barrels of underground oil storage capacity, is the receiving terminal for Oseberg Blend (105,000 bpd impacted) and Grane Blend (260,000 bpd impacted).
  • Armistice Day: Trump blasts Macron hours before Paris meeting

    Armistice Day: Trump blasts Macron hours before Paris meeting

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    Macron said in a radio interview earlier in the week that the European Union needs to protect itself against "China, Russia and even the United States". Macron and other European leaders have repeatedly criticized Trump's efforts to undermine the deal, and have sought to create a special mechanism that would allow the bloc to avert USA sanctions and continue trading with Iran.
  • Russian Federation raises North Korea sanctions at UN Security Council

    Russian Federation raises North Korea sanctions at UN Security Council

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    Kim Eui-kyeom, the Blue House spokesman, said in a briefing Wednesday, "I don't believe that the postponement [of the high-level talks] means that the North-U.S. The Democrats have traditionally advocated engagement with the reclusive state and sought to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis diplomatically - the same direction the Trump administration has taken to achieve the "final, fully verified denuclearization" of North Korea.
  • Scott about Broward’s election swamp |Tim Canova

    Scott about Broward’s election swamp |Tim Canova

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    Scott, expressing concern about "rampant fraud" in the two counties, also directed the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to investigate the election offices. Neither the number of votes that were ever available to count or that remain to be counted has even been made clear, according to Mr. Rubio and attorneys involved in the process.
  • Shark attack: Man dies after being mauled in the Whitsundays

    Shark attack: Man dies after being mauled in the Whitsundays

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    It's the third serious shark attack at Cid Harbour in two months, leading to calls to prevent shark attacks, including putting drumlines in the region permanently. He was suffering significant thigh, calf and wrist injuries and couldn't be saved. 46-year-old Justine Barwick and 12-year-old Hannah Papps both survived, with the young girl losing her leg.
  • Intense videos show the Camp Fire ravaging Northern California

    Intense videos show the Camp Fire ravaging Northern California

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    We were able to get them home pretty quick", he said. The Camp Fire began early Thursday morning near Camp Creek Road and Highway 70 in the Feather River Canyon. Videos and photos on social media show thick, opaque smoke wafting over the ridges toward town. Freeman says she's had trouble reaching her family and friends who live in the area because phone lines are down.
  • Donald Trump braces for investigations galore as Dems take House

    Donald Trump braces for investigations galore as Dems take House

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    Nadler could become chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, and the New York Times teased that Nadler "could bring the president serious pain and potentially oversee his impeachment". Maybe the " blue wave " turned out to be a "blue ripple", Seth Meyers said on Late Night , "but hey, if you've been in the desert for two years, a little splash of water feels like a damn tsunami".
  • After Sessions’ Resignation, Boston Will Join Nationwide Rally for the Mueller Investigation

    After Sessions’ Resignation, Boston Will Join Nationwide Rally for the Mueller Investigation

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    It includes questions about a 2016 Trump Tower meeting involving the president's son Donald Trump , Jr., and a Kremlin-connected lawyer offering damaging information about Democrat Hillary Clinton. Solicitor General Robert Bork, third in seniority at the Justice Department, assented to Nixon and fired Cox. King did not indicate whether he thinks Whitaker will attempt to defund the probe.
  • Lion Air plane wing torn in airport runway accident

    Lion Air plane wing torn in airport runway accident

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    The AD followed Boeing's issuing of an operations manual bulletin (OMB), asking 737 MAX operators to remind pilots of how to handle "erroneous" information from the aircraft's angle of attack sensors. Everyone on board was killed when it plunged into the sea moments after takeoff. Boeing has delivered 219 Max planes - the latest and most advanced 737 jets - since the models made their commercial debut previous year with a Lion Air subsidiary.
  • Arizona ballot suit set for full hearing Friday

    Arizona ballot suit set for full hearing Friday

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    For Democrat Kyrsten Sinema and Republican Martha McSally, Tuesday night was supposed to mark the end of a hard-fought battle that tested vastly different visions for the nation. But many ballots known as "late earlies" arrive in the mail on Election Day, in the few days leading up to it or are hand delivered by the voters themselves.
  • President Trump Tells Hannity his Final Midterm Message for America

    President Trump Tells Hannity his Final Midterm Message for America

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    Fox News said Tuesday that it has addressed the " unfortunate distraction " of network personalities Sean Hannity and Jeanine Pirro speaking at U.S. "This was NOT planned". Hannity broadcast his show from the site of the rally Monday, where he exhorted viewers to vote Republican and echoed a Trump campaign theme seen on banners: "Promises made, promises kept".
  • Jack Ma sees huge opportunity for consumers in US-China trade war

    Jack Ma sees huge opportunity for consumers in US-China trade war

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    But he also delivered a veiled rebuke to Trumpism, decrying "protectionism", "isolationism" and "the law of the jungle". The main idea behind the expo is to promote China's effort of opening up its trade borders. "(The) Trade war is the most stupid thing in this world", Ma said on Monday at the China International Import Expo here. "Becoming a major buyer of foreign products is the greatest challenge for China", he announced.
  • Women, and Especially Women of Color, Made History Last Night

    Women, and Especially Women of Color, Made History Last Night

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    This year's United States midterm elections have already made history, with a record number of women , Native Americans, and Muslim candidates running for office. Democrats Sharice Davids of Kansas and Deb Haaland of New Mexico will be the first Native American women who are members of the US House of Representatives.
  • John Dean: Sessions firing seems 'planned like a murder'

    John Dean: Sessions firing seems 'planned like a murder'

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    Mr Sessions's chief of staff - Matthew Whitaker - has been appointed Acting Attorney-General. He backed the President despite the barrage of attacks and in his resignation letter thanked Mr Trump for the opportunity to serve. He also said the "facts show it was gross negligence" when Clinton used a personal email system and therefore "removed the information from State Department security".
  • Woman Who Lived in Kenyan Refugee Camp Wins USA Elections

    Woman Who Lived in Kenyan Refugee Camp Wins USA Elections

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    In a year when a record number of women are running for Congress and races across the country include more candidates of color and more gay, lesbian and transgender candidates, Tlaib and Omar add to the diversity of newcomers to the electoral process.
  • El Chapo jury includes Michael Jackson impersonator

    El Chapo jury includes Michael Jackson impersonator

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    Potential jurors , including a Michael Jackson impersonator, arrived to court to see it surrounded by heavily armed guards and bomb sniffing dogs that had staged a perimeter. The jury will determine whether Guzman - the father of two whose nickname means "shorty" as he is only 5ft 2ins tall - is guilty or not of 11 trafficking, firearms and money laundering charges.
  • 10-year-old accused of killing baby boy at Wisconsin daycare

    10-year-old accused of killing baby boy at Wisconsin daycare

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    The police questioned the adult and the three children who were in the daycare center when the crime happened. "She stated she was holding the child and that's when she dropped the child". Hickle (age 10) and her mother Sara Jo Schneider (age 32) from the Town of Lafayette. Investigators say Treu and his roommate were huffing Dust-Off, a computer keyboard cleaner, Saturday morning while driving in Treu's truck.
  • Control of Congress at stake as America votes in midterm election

    Control of Congress at stake as America votes in midterm election

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    The governor race is highly contested, between Brian Kemp, who is supported by President Donald Trump , and Stacey Abrams , a Democrat who has campaigned with Oprah Winfrey and Barack Obama. Republicans moved ever closer to closing off the Democratic path to a Senate majority when challenger Mike Braun beat Indiana Sen. Democrats have won at least 17 Republican-held districts, a significant down payment on the net gain of 23 seats they need to win the House.
  • Two killed as gunman opens fire inside Florida yoga studio

    Two killed as gunman opens fire inside Florida yoga studio

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    He killed himself at the scene on Friday. "Her dedication, caring, leadership, humanity and experience made her one of the most respected, accomplished medical professionals in the state and country", Capital Health Plan said. It created a window of opportunity for some people in the studio time to flee. Tallahassee City Commissioner Scott Maddox called the shooting a "senseless act of evil" and the "worst" scene he had been on in his public service career.