• Detained Canadian in China probed for harming national security
Detained Canadian in China probed for harming national security

If China requests for Meng's release, Trump said it could be a possible outcome depending on what happens during the trade negotiations. Michael Kovrig , an adviser with the International Crisis Group, a Brussels-based non-governmental organisation, speaks during an interview.

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  • Pence aide out of running to be Trump's next chief of staff
Pence aide out of running to be Trump's next chief of staff

Here's a list of where several of the candidates stand right now. The president said on Saturday current White House Chief of Staff John Kelly would leave the post by year's end. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has been working on negotiations between the United States and China as the two nations strive toward new trade agreement...

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  • Top US Democrat says Trump may face jail over hush money
Top US Democrat says Trump may face jail over hush money

The President is facing off against a series of accusations put together by a team of investigators. Since Trump won the 2016 presidential election , United States authorities have been investigating allegations that his campaign team somehow colluded with Russian Federation, claiming that Moscow hacked the election process in order to help hi...

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  • Saudi foreign minister rules out extraditing suspects in Khashoggi case
Saudi foreign minister rules out extraditing suspects in Khashoggi case

Arrest warrants were issued in Turkey for former Saudi intelligence chief Ahmad al-Assiri and former royal adviser Saud al-Qahtani. Riyadh was at first in denial about the killing, but finally said Khashoggi had been murdered during a "rogue" operation.

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  • For first time, prosecutors connect Trump to a federal crime
For first time, prosecutors connect Trump to a federal crime

In court, the NY prosecutors and attorneys representing Special Counsel Robert Mueller , who is investigating Russia's alleged interference in the president's campaign, made their case for why Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen , and his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort , deserve imprisonment.

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  • Neo-Nazi found guilty of murder in violent Charlottesville white supremacist rally
Neo-Nazi found guilty of murder in violent Charlottesville white supremacist rally

The attack killed Heather Heyer and injured many others. Charlottesville City Councilor Wes Bellamy said he hopes the verdict "allows our community to take another step toward healing and moving forward". Three months before the incident, Fields also posted a meme on Instagram, showing an image of a crowd of people being hit by a auto. "I fel...

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  • Comey Says House Committees Mostly Asked About Clinton Email Probe
Comey Says House Committees Mostly Asked About Clinton Email Probe

While Comey praised Trump's nominee for attorney general, William Barr, he blasted Trump's repeated public gripes with the justice system. "Rep. Darrell Issa , R-Calif., told reporters that some lawmakers have been frustrated with the testimony so far and that Comey didn't seem upset about being told by his lawyers that he doesn't have to answ...

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  • UN General Assembly rejects US-backed resolution to condemn Hamas
UN General Assembly rejects US-backed resolution to condemn Hamas

At the center of the American proposal, formulated together with Israel, was the condemnation of Hamas rocket fire and its use of civilian infrastructure for military purposes against Israel. This was echoed by his counterpart with the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Tala Abu Zarifa, who suggested that the failure to get the resol...

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  • Trump chooses army general to lead Joint Chiefs of Staff
Trump chooses army general to lead Joint Chiefs of Staff

If confirmed by the Senate, Milley would succeed Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford to be chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Milley is a veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and has served as the Army's top officer since August 2015. The chairman is the highest-ranking officer in the US military and is the top military adviser to the president. T...

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  • North Korea Seen Expanding Missile Base
North Korea Seen Expanding Missile Base

There was no immediate reaction from the Trump administration Thursday to the reports that raised concern in national security circles about the pace of denuclearization talks between Washington and Pyongyang . His remarks come as the North has protested the sanctions regime, contributing to the recent impasse in U.S. "North Korea appears to h...

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  • White House Says Latest Mueller Filings Do Nothing to Damage Trump
White House Says Latest Mueller Filings Do Nothing to Damage Trump

Manafort, who maintains he has been truthful with Mueller, managed Trump's campaign for three months in 2016. The meeting did not take place. In a heavily redacted court filing, Robert Mueller's office said Manafort lied about ongoing contacts he had with administration officials after striking a plea agreement; lied about a debt payment he m...

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  • Three Takeaways as Trump Picks Former Fox Anchor for UN Envoy Post
Three Takeaways as Trump Picks Former Fox Anchor for UN Envoy Post

If she gets the job, Nauert would take the post with less clout than Haley, a former SC governor who announced in October that she would step down at the end of this year. Haley, in what could be a final diplomatic push, on Thursday failed in a bid for the UN General Assembly to condemn the Palestinian Hamas movement for firing rockets at Israel.

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  • Huawei exec faces United States fraud charges linked to Iran
Huawei exec faces United States fraud charges linked to Iran

He also outlined the Byzantine structure and what he called a constantly changing nature of US sanctions against Iran. She allegedly assured USA banks that Huawei and Skycom were different companies but prosecutors say they were one and the same.

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  • Dutch police raid 'dozens' of homes in European mafia crackdown
Dutch police raid 'dozens' of homes in European mafia crackdown

Masked police stand in an ice cream parlour in Duisburg, western Germany, as authorities conduct coordinated raids in Germany, Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands in a crackdown on the Italian mafia . "They are in charge of drug trafficking in Germany, and they launder money by reinvesting it in legitimate businesses like restaurants", said Christi...

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  • Anxious father of missing British backpacker on his way to New Zealand
Anxious father of missing British backpacker on his way to New Zealand

Police would not comment on her bank account or cellphone activity. A missing persons report was filed on Wednesday and "initial investigations are underway", New Zealand Police told Yahoo7. Her family in the United Kingdom raised the alarm on Monday and Detective Inspector Scott Beard said her disappearance was "out of character". Her brother ...

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  • Saudi Arabia ambassador returns to USA after Khashoggi's killing
Saudi Arabia ambassador returns to USA after Khashoggi's killing

A team of 15 Saudi agents, allegedly sent by Qahtani, assassinated Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul . Both advisors were dismissed amid the fallout from the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi . However, several reports have suggested that the Saudi prince was involved in the murder. Saudi Arabia has so far de...

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  • Rudy Giuliani Blames Twitter For His Internet Ignorance
Rudy Giuliani Blames Twitter For His Internet Ignorance

While Trump's lawyer didn't comment on the mistake, netizens were keen to laugh at Giuliani, who had earlier served as an informal cybersecurity adviser to the U.S. But he tried to post a tweet with.rudygiuliani, for instance, it wouldn't create a link. Because of how Twitter works, hyperlinks are automatically created when valid domain...

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  • Graham, Corker Say Clear Saudi Crown Prince Culpable in Khashoggi's Death
Graham, Corker Say Clear Saudi Crown Prince Culpable in Khashoggi's Death

If he was in front of a jury he would be convicted in 30 minutes . Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on 2 October, 2018. The CIA director is set to meet Republican and Democratic Senate leaders, as well as the chairmen and ranking senators on the key national security committees.

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  • Iran Test Launches Multiple-Warhead Ballistic Missile
Iran Test Launches Multiple-Warhead Ballistic Missile

The Secretary of State is now in Brussels , Belgium, attending a summit of foreign ministers of NATO member states, meant to discuss the main security challenges that the alliance faces, including the situation in the Middle East and North Africa, as well as the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty.

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  • Government must publish Brexit legal advice
Government must publish Brexit legal advice

The amendment isn't legally binding - but it carries huge political weight and would be very hard for the government to ignore. The Government said after the vote that it would now publish the full advice. May and her government objected to this ruling, saying that it was pointless because they planned to go through with Brexit. The amendment sti...

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  • President George HW Bush Dead at 94
President George HW Bush Dead at 94

Capitol until Wednesday, Business Insider reported . The picture was posted on Twitter by Bush's longtime aide and friend, Jim McGrath. " Sully has the watch", Jeb Bush tweeted. George H.W. Bush. According to former president George W. Bush , Sully's next mission will be as a service dog helping veterans at Walter Reed National Mili...

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  • Trump calls for his ex-lawyer Michael Cohen to be jailed
Trump calls for his ex-lawyer Michael Cohen to be jailed

If Mueller doesn't feel the need to file Manafort's memo under seal, this would give added weight to messages his prosecutors are said to have given defense lawyers in recent weeks, indicating that they are in the endgame of their investigation.

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  • Gorbachev lauds George H.W. Bush for abilities, character
Gorbachev lauds George H.W. Bush for abilities, character

The drawing memorializing President Bush depicts him arriving to heaven in a TBM Avenger war plane, which he flew during World War II. Though more moderate than his son, President George W. Vowing to free Kuwait, Bush rallied the United Nations, the U. [My wife, Raisa, and I] "deeply appreciated the attention, kindness and simplicity typical of...

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  • Sammy Wilson: Brexit legal advice will prove Theresa May is a liar
Sammy Wilson: Brexit legal advice will prove Theresa May is a liar

MPs from across Parliament have argued that they are required to release the full advice - including Mr Cox's legal opinion - following a binding vote last month. May told Abe the agreement offered "a good deal for businesses in the United Kingdom, including the many Japanese companies who have made significant investment into the United Kingdom an...

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  • Moving photo of President Bush's dog paying tribute
Moving photo of President Bush's dog paying tribute

The casket will be loaded onto a plane during a departure ceremony expected to start at 10:30am CST and flown to Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. His eldest son, former President George W. After the hour-long service, a motorcade will transport Bush's casket to a train station north of Houston, near the global airport named after Bush. Sully, the ...

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  • Macron mulls state of emergency to curb riots
Macron mulls state of emergency to curb riots

There were reports of violent clashes in Toulouse, Nantes, and Nice, but the worst of the violence was in Paris , where there have been more than 270 arrests Saturday and at least 100 people injured, the Interior Ministry said . Some tried to cross the security barriers to the Elysee Palace but police blocked them using tear gas. While some d...

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  • Rain to snow for the weekend! Saturday Morning Update
Rain to snow for the weekend! Saturday Morning Update

We may see a brief morning snow shower with a cool front blowing through and then falling numbers through the 30s. Chance of precipitation is 100%. One inch of rain will be possible with potentially higher totals within the thunderstorms. Those snow showers can linger into your Monday morning commute with any accumulations mainly on grassy surfac...

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  • Alaska hit by over 230 aftershocks after massive quake
Alaska hit by over 230 aftershocks after massive quake

Delays came as drivers were diverted around road damage on temporary detours or the highway was reduced to one lane while crews try to reconstruct the roadway after the temblor caused sinkholes and buckled pavement. Aftershocks from Friday's powerful Alaskan quake continued to pound the area around Anchorage on Saturday, as workers strove to patc...

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  • Comey Makes a Deal With House Republicans to Testify
Comey Makes a Deal With House Republicans to Testify

Comey, whose lawyers went to court to challenge a congressional subpoena, said in a tweet that it was "hard to protect my rights without being in contempt". Comey has received a subpoena from the Republican-led House Judiciary Committee before. Trump fired Comey past year on the grounds that Comey had mishandled the Clinton case, with both th...

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  • Senate 'votes' to end U.S. support for Saudi-led war in Yemen
Senate 'votes' to end U.S. support for Saudi-led war in Yemen

The trip, which marks a high-profile overseas journey for the crown prince following the October murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi , is expected to open an opportunity for worldwide pushback following the killing. "The case is in the hands of the court and the government will not interfere with it", the spokesperson said. Freeland said ...

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