• U.S. peace envoy hopes for deal with Taliban in 2019
U.S. peace envoy hopes for deal with Taliban in 2019

His appointment as United States special representative for Afghanistan reconciliation in September was followed weeks later by a meeting with the group's representatives in Qatar. But there are growing fears that any progress towards peace could be derailed by the April 20 presidential election, which is expected to be fiercely contested and marre...

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  • Ivanka Claims She Didn't Know Private Email Use Was Bad
Ivanka Claims She Didn't Know Private Email Use Was Bad

She has insisted that she was not aware that she was breaking any rules by using a private email. We're scandalized! All I can do is repeat what her father said when Hillary did something not unlike what his First Daughter did! Peter Mirijanian , a spokesman for Ms Trump's counsel Abbe Lowell , said in a statement to USA media: "Ms Trump some...

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  • Judge Blocks Trump's Asylum Ban for Illegal Immigrants at Southern Border
Judge Blocks Trump's Asylum Ban for Illegal Immigrants at Southern Border

The plaintiffs' complaint alleged the administration violated the Immigration and Nationality Act , or INA, which maintains that if a person makes it to USA soil - even if they've crossed the border illegally - they are eligible to apply for asylum.

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  • Trump’s comment about raking to prevent wildfires gets lambasted by Finns
Trump’s comment about raking to prevent wildfires gets lambasted by Finns

There's no doubt that humans and nature share blame for the wildfires, but as the Associated Press noted, fire scientists are divided as to whether forest management played a major role. Remedy now, or no more Fed payments!' Trump vowed on Twitter . US President Donald Trump has made yet another weird, off-the-cuff remark during an interview...

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  • Russian candidate is front-runner in election for Interpol’s new president
Russian candidate is front-runner in election for Interpol’s new president

Bill Browder said Russian President Vladimir Putin's ally getting the post would "only lead to bad things". Alexander Prokopchuk, a general in the Russian Interior Ministry who is now a vice president of Interpol, is the front-runner to become its next president.

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  • Year-old strangled baby brother with seatbelt while dad shopped for clothes
Year-old strangled baby brother with seatbelt while dad shopped for clothes

Adrian Dreshaun Middleton , 26, from Texas in the USA was arrested last week and charged for the May 20 incident, reports Dallas News . Defending himself, Middleton said he left the air conditioner running, put on a movie and gave the kids water and some snacks while he went to buy clothes.

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  • Death toll in Kabul wedding hall blast rises to over 50
Death toll in Kabul wedding hall blast rises to over 50

The people had gathered to celebrate the Prophet Muhammad's birthday, authorities said, and preliminary information shows the explosion may have been a suicide attack. President Ashraf Ghani declared Wednesday a national day of mourning for the victims of the attack, which he described in a statement as an "unforgivable crime".

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  • USA closes busiest Mexico border crossing for several hours
USA closes busiest Mexico border crossing for several hours

Dulce Alvarado, 28, from Lempira, Honduras, said she was stepping out of a corner grocery near the complex carrying her 2-year-old son when she was surrounded by the demonstrators chanting "Get out!" and "We don't want you here!" The thousands of military troops that were deployed to the U.S.

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  • US planning new Trump-Kim summit - US Vice President Pence
US planning new Trump-Kim summit - US Vice President Pence

China and the United States traded heated barbs Saturday ahead of an APEC summit, lashing out at each other over protectionism, trade tariffs and "chequebook diplomacy" in the region. The marriage of Trump and Pence's public images was always one of convenience - for both sides. Mr. Trump, who last week publicly asked Mr. Pence to be on the 2...

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  • Airbnb removes Israeli West Bank settlement listings
Airbnb removes Israeli West Bank settlement listings

Airbnb, which says it operates in 191 countries, will face a backlash from within Israel and from its worldwide backers, who have fiercely fought attempts to delegitimise Israel's control of the West Bank. Israeli leaders slammed the decision and called on Airbnb to reverse it. "We concluded that we should remove listings in Israeli settlements i...

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  • Saudi King Salman praises beleaguered Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
Saudi King Salman praises beleaguered Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

The Saudi foreign minister also called on Ankara to submit its evidence in the Khashoggi case to the Saudi Public Prosecution and help them in reaching all the facts, pointing out that Ankara confirmed that the Crown Prince was not the intended person in their accusations.

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  • Democratic Senators File Lawsuit Challenging Matt Whitaker’s Appointment as Acting Attorney General
Democratic Senators File Lawsuit Challenging Matt Whitaker’s Appointment as Acting Attorney General

The lawsuit, first reported by the Daily Beast , was filed by Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Mazie Hirono (D-HI), and focuses on the question of executive power. The Department of Justice's Office of Legal Counsel last week issued an opinion supporting Trump's appointment of Whitaker , saying it's consist...

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  • Nancy Pelosi Confident She Has Votes For Speaker As Opponents Go Public
Nancy Pelosi Confident She Has Votes For Speaker As Opponents Go Public

She will have to flip some Democrats, and flipping those incoming freshmen means asking them to go back on the promises they made to their constituents during their campaigns that they would not back Pelosi. At 153 words, it doesn't say much other than that these members are committed to voting for "new leadership in both our Caucus meeting and on ...

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  • Journalist criticised for 'sexist' Ocasio-Cortez tweet
Journalist criticised for 'sexist' Ocasio-Cortez tweet

Though critics have pointed out that most of the organization's candidates ended up losing their races, Ocasio-Cortez said Justice Democrats candidates, along with those backed by Our Revolution and other groups, "built so much progressive power in their districts that they really brought their districts to the cusp for 2020" regardless of the ...

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  • North Korea's new 'tactical' weapon test highlights military modernization
North Korea's new 'tactical' weapon test highlights military modernization

Paulina Dedaj is a writer/ reporter for Fox News. Now, to be clear, the Kim regime never promised to stop building atomic bombs or advanced missiles. Earlier this month, North Korea's Foreign Ministry warned it could return to bolstering its nuclear arsenal if the country doesn't receive sanctions relief.

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  • Chicago Police give updates on hospital shooting
Chicago Police give updates on hospital shooting

At least one possible shooter was shot, Guglielmi said. Chicago police say they are responding to a shooting near a Chicago hospital with " reports of multiple victims". I mean within seconds they were just surrounding the hospital, firefighters and ambulances, everything, they were just surrounding the hospital", she said.

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  • Man gets life for killing pregnant wife, 2 kids
Man gets life for killing pregnant wife, 2 kids

On Monday, the judge sentenced him to three consecutive life sentences, along with two other life sentences to be carried out concurrently, in addition to 48 years for unlawful termination of pregnancy for the death of the unborn child, and 12 years each for three counts of tampering with a deceased body.

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  • 'Ball in Netanyahu's Court': Israeli Ministers Backtrack on Resignation Threats
'Ball in Netanyahu's Court': Israeli Ministers Backtrack on Resignation Threats

Netanyahu is under investigation in a series of corruption cases, and there has been speculation that he may bring the ballot forward to win a renewed mandate while Israel's attorney-general decides whether to indict him. "That there is nothing to be done - when there is something to be done". Help us grow and continue telling Israel's story to t...

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  • Trump doesn't want to hear Khashoggi 'suffering' on tape
Trump doesn't want to hear Khashoggi 'suffering' on tape

The Saudi government has denied the claim about the crown prince. " I don't know, you know, who could really know", Trump said on Fox News Sunday , when asked if he thought he had been lied to. Meanwhile, Turkey's defense minister said Khashoggi's killers may have taken his dismembered body out of Turkey in luggage after he was murdered. Within ...

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  • Wreckage of Argentine submarine found a year after disappearing in Atlantic
Wreckage of Argentine submarine found a year after disappearing in Atlantic

Earlier this year crew members' relatives camped outside of the presidential palace in Buenos Aires for several weeks, where they demanded the government continue its search for the missing submarine . The captain later said that it had been contained. The ship had set out in September in the latest attempt to find the San Juan , whose disappea...

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  • Search for Bodies in California Quickens before Possible Rain
Search for Bodies in California Quickens before Possible Rain

The Camp Fire broke out in northern California on November 8 and quickly all but obliterated Paradise, a mountain town of almost 27,000 people around 90 miles (150 km) north of the state's capital, Sacramento. Up to 4 inches (10 cm) of rain is expected to fall from late Tuesday through Friday in the Sierra foothills, said Patrick Burke, a forecas...

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  • White House again threatens Acosta's pass
White House again threatens Acosta's pass

But the granted request was only for temporary relief, after the Secret Service confiscated Acosta's "hard pass", the access pass journalists who regularly cover the White House can acquire only after a rigorous background check process. Trump, seeking to move on after answering Acosta's initial question, called Acosta a "rude, awful person" as ...

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  • Pakistan PM Imran Khan lashes out at Trump
Pakistan PM Imran Khan lashes out at Trump "tirade"

Talking about slain Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden who was found hiding in Pakistan, a short distance away from the country's prestigious military academy, Trump added that "everybody in Pakistan knew he was there". William McRaven intensified on Sunday as the admiral lashed out at the president on CNN after Trump dismissed him as a " Hil...

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  • United Kingdom leader fights back against critics amid Brexit upheaval
United Kingdom leader fights back against critics amid Brexit upheaval

Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday she will return to Brussels this week to hammer out Britain's future relationship with the European Union - and overthrowing her will not help negotiations. Theresa May says there are not yet enough no-confidence letters to trigger a leadership contest against her. The DUP, among others, objects to the h...

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  • Trump Blames Wildfires On Lack Of Raking
Trump Blames Wildfires On Lack Of Raking

Trump reiterated claims that raking helps, during an interview on Fox News that aired Sunday. The Finnish President told the newspaper that he meant to convey that although Finland is covered by forests, the nation has a good monitoring system which has helped to prevent catastrophic wildfires .

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  • UK's May sees 'no alternative' to her Brexit plan
UK's May sees 'no alternative' to her Brexit plan

However earlier this week, in his role as health minister, he wrote that "a question that a number of people have raised is whether they will continue to be able to get healthcare in Europe after we leave the European Union, for example if they are retired in France or Spain or going on holiday to Greece or Italy".

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  • Last Khmer Rouge leaders get life sentences
Last Khmer Rouge leaders get life sentences

Cambodia has no death penalty. Some 1.7 million people died from starvation, torture, execution and forced labour under the Khmer Rouge . Dean, a 35-year-old Sydney hotel worker and Scott, about the same age and from Western Australia, were taken from the port town of Sihanoukville on the orders of Meas Muth, chief of the Khmer Rouge Navy.

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  • Eurosceptic ministers join forces to change May's Brexit deal
Eurosceptic ministers join forces to change May's Brexit deal

Mr Tomlinson, a lawyer, insists he's never been aiming for "no deal", instead his preference was, and remains, a comprehensive free trade agreement. Dudley North MP Ian Austin said: "My priority is to get the best deal for Dudley so I want to see an agreement which helps local businesses and protects jobs, safeguards employment rights and the env...

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  • Scientists prepare to say au revoir to current definition of a kilogram
Scientists prepare to say au revoir to current definition of a kilogram

In theory, if there is less mass in the Grand K, its atoms would have to weigh more because the base kilogram (the Grand K) is, by definition, always a kilogram . After a week-long meeting at the Palace of Versailles, outside Paris, BIPM members made a decision to "bring an end to the use of physical objects to define measurement units", and u...

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  • Missing Argentine Submarine Found In Deep Ocean Ravine
Missing Argentine Submarine Found In Deep Ocean Ravine

Hours before the wreckage was positively identified, the Argentine navy tweeted an image of a point of interest on the seabed, suggesting that a 60-meter-long object might be the missing vessel. The San Juan had a seven-day supply of air when it last reported its position on November 15, 2017. The firm began its search on September 8. Under an ...

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