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US government workers unpaid on third day of shutdown

US government workers unpaid on third day of shutdown

Democrats are staunchly opposed, and the absence of a deal meant federal funds for dozens of agencies lapsed at midnight on Friday. Schumer and Pence met Saturday at the request of the White House,...

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Here's exactly where Santa Claus is right now

Here's exactly where Santa Claus is right now

NORAD'S Santa tracker website gets nearly 9 million unique visitors from 200 countries and territories each year, and volunteers receive about 140,000 calls. You can also keep updated by checking ...

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Erdogan will 'eradicate' remnant IS in Syria, claims Trump

Erdogan will 'eradicate' remnant IS in Syria, claims Trump

Turkey was a rare ally that lauded Trump's decision on Syria, a country where it will now have a freer rein to target Kurdish fighters who were armed and trained by the U.S. "Our units headed out to ...

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Trump speaks with Erdogan on phone over Syria

Trump speaks with Erdogan on phone over Syria

The country has always been eagerly awaiting the attorney general's decision on whether to press charges. But on Monday, after failing to garner enough votes to pass court-ordered legislation to dra...

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Morocco Murders: 3 More Suspects Arrested Over 'Terror' Killing Of Scandinavian Backpackers

Morocco Murders: 3 More Suspects Arrested Over 'Terror' Killing Of Scandinavian Backpackers

The three new suspects were arrested in Marrakech as they tried to flee in a bus, according to national security spokesman Boubker Sabik. Police are checking the authenticity of a video shared on s...

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Justice Ginsburg undergoes lung procedure to remove cancerous growth

Justice Ginsburg undergoes lung procedure to remove cancerous growth

Michael Moore said in a social media post, showing a photo a Justice Ginsburg doll topping his Christmas tree. John Kucharczuk, chief of thoracic surgery in the Abramson Cancer Center at the Unive...

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Supreme Court Blocks Trump's Attempt To Change Asylum Law - Hit & Run

Supreme Court Blocks Trump's Attempt To Change Asylum Law - Hit & Run

Tigar referenced the current asylum-seeking rules in his explanation. But under the new policy, immigrants who cross into the United States illegally from Mexico would be ineligible for asylum. A gr...

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Killings of journalists in reprisal for work doubled in 2018

Killings of journalists in reprisal for work doubled in 2018

Khashoggi was a native of Saudi Arabia, but fiercely critical of its ruling family. Considering the heinous crime committed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, the Company faced a very hard decision...

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Tough task as US shutdown talks restart

Tough task as US shutdown talks restart

John Cornyn of Texas, the No. 2 Senate Republican , said a potential deal could include US$1.6 billion for border security, slightly more than Democrats were offering in recent weeks. "President Tr...

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ‘Distressed’ Over Mattis Resignation

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ‘Distressed’ Over Mattis Resignation

And as Secretary Mattis makes clear in his letter, President Trump's coziness with authoritarian regimes and his animosity to our closest allies are increasingly indefensible'. Trump stunned offici...

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DOJ charges two Chinese nationals with 'extensive' hacking campaign

DOJ charges two Chinese nationals with 'extensive' hacking campaign

The Department of Justice has charged two Chinese nationals with an extensive hacking campaign the USA government says went on for approximately 12 years and affected 45 tech companies and governm...

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Shutdown Stalemate as House Plugs Border Wall Funds Back Into CR

Shutdown Stalemate as House Plugs Border Wall Funds Back Into CR

It's hard to see this vote and the threat of shutdown as having to do with anything but Trump's ego. If approved by the House and signed by Trump, the measure would force a newly-seated Congress...

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Patrick Frazee, Fiance of Missing Colorado Mom Kelsey Berreth, Arrested

Patrick Frazee, Fiance of Missing Colorado Mom Kelsey Berreth, Arrested

Patrick Frazee , the fiancé of missing Colorado mother Kelsey Berreth , was arrested for first-degree murder Friday morning, almost one month after Berreth vanished, police said. Mr Loew previously s...

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Donald Trump Faults Republican Leadership for Broken Promise on Wall Fight

Donald Trump Faults Republican Leadership for Broken Promise on Wall Fight

Republican and Democratic leaders earlier on Wednesday gave strong signals that the stopgap, known as a continuing resolution, would pass Congress and head to the president's desk. No one has been a...

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German news magazine Der Spiegel sacks journalist for fabricating stories

German news magazine Der Spiegel sacks journalist for fabricating stories

The subsequent investigation by Der Spiegel into Relotius' activities also uncovered that he fabricated details in another story including a claim that he had seen a sign in a USA town that read: " ...

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3,500 British Troops on Standby in Event of 'No-Deal' Brexit

3,500 British Troops on Standby in Event of 'No-Deal' Brexit

The British government has revealed its plan for a No Deal Brexit include putting 3,500 troops on standby. Deal: Theresa May has been accused of "psychological warfare". - How did Downing Street...

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Washington DC sues Facebook over privacy scandal

Washington DC sues Facebook over privacy scandal

Washington , D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine said Facebook misled users because it had known about the incident for two years before disclosing it. At least six USA states have ongoing investigati...

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Trump Claims Victory Over Islamic State in Syria

Trump Claims Victory Over Islamic State in Syria

American troops look toward the border with Turkey from a small outpost near the town of Manbij, northern Syria, in February. Adam Kinzinger (R) took issue Wednesday with President Trump's plan t...

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Erdoğan-Trump call resulted in U.S. withdrawal from Syria

Erdoğan-Trump call resulted in U.S. withdrawal from Syria

A withdrawal also would be a victory for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has long pushed for the U.S. to get out of his way when it comes to pursuing the Kurds in northern Syria . Adminis...

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3rd Canadian arrested in China, Global Affairs Canada confirms

3rd Canadian arrested in China, Global Affairs Canada confirms

Former diplomat Michael Kovrig and businessman Michael Spavor were both detained in China shortly after the arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou , at the request of the U.S., in Vancouver on ...

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Japan sets sights on first aircraft carrier since WW II

Japan sets sights on first aircraft carrier since WW II

The guidelines, adopted by the cabinet on Tuesday, include plans to adapt two existing helicopter carriers so that they can accommodate fighter jets - effectively turning them into aircraft carriers ...

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Chicago police officers fatally struck by train

Chicago police officers fatally struck by train

Monday. Superintendent Johnson says the officers were so focused on the job at hand that they did not realize a train was barreling toward them on the tracks at an estimated speed of 60-70 miles per...

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Trump Foundation to shut down amid legal battle

Trump Foundation to shut down amid legal battle

A 41-page document filed with the New York Supreme Court by the attorney general's office in June 2018 spells out a range of alleged violations of laws concerning non-profit organisations dating bac...

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What's New In The Indictment of Mike Flynn's Former Biz Partner

What's New In The Indictment of Mike Flynn's Former Biz Partner

The indictment says that the Justice Department contacted Flynn about the November 8 op-ed, asking whether he and others had "an obligation to register as an agent of a foreign government". Flynn is...

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What to expect if there's a government shutdown

What to expect if there's a government shutdown

Trump has requested $5 billion for his border wall between the United States and Mexico in the DHS budget, a request that Democrats and some Republicans oppose. President Donald Trump kept up t...

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Theresa May condemns Tony Blair's new Brexit vote call

Theresa May condemns Tony Blair's new Brexit vote call

A two-stage vote, where people were first asked whether they wanted to remain or leave, and then if they preferred May's deal or a no-deal Brexit, could see her blueprint win as the compromise between...

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President Trump’s Interior Chief to step down

President Trump’s Interior Chief to step down

Trump told reporters this fall he was evaluating Zinke's future in the administration in light of the allegations and offered a lukewarm vote of confidence. His primary sin? Helping to re-open land in...

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Britain’s Theresa May calls Brexit deal vote for week of Jan. 14

Britain’s Theresa May calls Brexit deal vote for week of Jan. 14

And May's authority has been shaken after a no-confidence vote from her own party on Wednesday that saw more than a third of Conservative lawmakers vote against her. But European Commission chief ...

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America moves to wrestle back Kenya from China in new Africa policy

America moves to wrestle back Kenya from China in new Africa policy

The United States will seek an end to UN peacekeeping missions in Africa that do not bring long-term peace, national security advisor John Bolton said Thursday. But framing the dynamics in Africa ...

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Woman accused of being Russian agent expected to change plea

Woman accused of being Russian agent expected to change plea

Also revealed at the beginning of the hearing was the reason that Judge Tanya Chutkan mysteriously appointed a public defender to serve as an advisory counsel to Butina . "She said that she was n...

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