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China has no intention to interfere in Australia's Internal Affairs - foreign ministry

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said Tuesday that foreign interference in politics would be outlawed under updated treason and espionage laws. Australia will ban foreign interference in its politics, motivated largely by Russia‚à "ôs alleged involvement in last year‚à "ôs US election and China‚à "ôs growing influence on world politics". Read More »

Mamata, Kejriwal condemn Yashwant Sinha's arrest

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After a photo of Sinha sleeping on a wooden cot in the open went viral on social media, Banerjee showed her concern and wrote, "I am sending our MP Dinesh Trivedi to meet him. Later, some police officials, apparently acting on humanitarian grounds, offered Sinha and the others some tea and light refreshments, but an official from the district collectorate reportedly objected and pulled them up (the police) for their gesture. Read More »

13-Year-Old Girl Kills Herself After Years of Being Bullied

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The meme includes a picture of a made bed, and an open grave, with Rosalie's face Photoshopped over a boy's body. "I will not let Rosie's name die in vain because that child should have never had to go through what she went through", said parent Robert Ellis. Read More »

Loofe Investigator Says There Is Evidence Of Foul Play

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Loofe's body was recovered just days after Nebraska police named two people as persons of interest in the ongoing investigation into the disappearance of the Lincoln resident. The two shared a video on the Finding Sydney last week titled "Our side of the story", claiming they tried to reach out to the police, but never heard back. Read More »

Lebanese PM Hariri revokes resignation after consensus deal

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Several media reports stated that the announcement came at the end of the first Cabinet meeting to be held since Lebanon plunged into a political crisis post Hariri's unexpected resignation. "All (the government's) political components decide to dissociate themselves from all conflicts, disputes, wars or the internal affairs of brother Arab countries, in order to preserve Lebanon's economic and political relations". Read More »

Syria says it shot down 3 Israeli missiles near Damascus

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For the second time in under a week, Israel is reported to have struck targets near the Syrian capital of Damascus, with regime air defenses intercepting Israeli missiles. The attack comes three days after Syria said Israel fired several surface-to-surface missiles at a military post near Damascus, causing material damage but no casualties. Read More »

Showers, high near 53 — TODAY'S FORECAST

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Today's National Weather Service forecast: Rain before 4 p.m., then a 100 percent chance of showers between 4 and 5 p.m., then rain likely after 5 p.m. It will also be breezy and mild with highs in the mid to upper 50s. Wednesday: Partly cloudy skies. Most of it looks to go out to sea with a little light snow here at night. Read More »

Weather warning issued with snow forecast this weekend

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Met Éireann issued the warning for Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare and Kerry, and it is valid from Thursday, December 7 at 3am until 8pm. "The most frequent showers and greatest risk of snow settling, which may cause disruption, will be for areas exposed to a north to northwesterly winds". Read More »

Saakashvili calls for protest camp in Ukraine's capital

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Mikheil Saakashvili climbed onto the roof of his home in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, drawing a crowd of supporters below, and reportedly threatened to jump off, Ukrainian media reported. Mr Saakashvili served as Georgia's president for almost a decade before he was termed out of the office and left the country in 2013. On July 26 this year, Poroshenko revoked Saakashvili's Ukrainian citizenship following allegations that he had submitted false information while applying for a Ukrainian ... Read More »

Deutsche Bank receives subpoena from Mueller on Trump accounts

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U.S. investigators are said to be demanding information on dealings linked to Mr Trump as part of an investigation into alleged Russian influence in the USA presidential election, according to Handelsblatt and Reuters. Russian Federation has denied meddling in the election and Trump has said there was no collusion. Separately, Deutsche Bank has lent Trump up to $170 million for the Old Post Office, a historic Washington property where he has opened a hotel. Read More »

Aldridge's double-double rallies Spurs past Pistons 96-93

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San Antonio also has a top 5 rebounding rate, so a key to the game will be Andre Drummond's ability to control the glass and create second-chance opportunities. Leonard said prior to the game he is feeling healthy and will return "soon" from a quadriceps injury that has kept him out all season, but he does not have a target date for his debut. Read More »

Truckers protest electronic logging devices

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The ELD devices link to a semi-truck's engine, capturing the movement of the truck and recording how much time a trucker is at the wheel. "We are over 100,000 drivers strong on this and we are willing to stand up, take time out of our day and say no we're not going to do this", Marshall said. Read More »

NAB accepted Nawaz Sharif request of exemption from personal appearance

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Last month, the NAB filed four corruption references against the Sharif family and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar with the accountability court. In a short order read out by Justice Aamer Farooq of the IHC, the court rejected Nawaz's plea seeking a joint trial in three references pertaining to the Avenfield properties, Flagship Investments and Al-Azizia Steel Mills. Read More »

Conyers won't seek reelection following harassment allegations, report says

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Elisa Grubbs said that the congressman put his hand up her skirt and rubbed her thighs while sitting in the front row of a church. Reed said last week that Conyers was hospitalized after feeling lightheaded. Conyers has denied any wrongdoing. Other local media also reported the plans, citing sources close to Conyers. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said he should resign, calling the allegations against him "serious, disappointing and very credible". Read More »

Family Members Killed In Wexford Crash

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They are understood to have been trapped in the auto when emergency services arrived. The cab of the truck turned sideways in the impact and jack-knifed, and was buried into the side of its own trailer. It happened at Bergerin Hill on the main Wexford to New Ross road. All four were pronounced dead at the scene and their bodies were later removed by ambulance to University Hospital Waterford in Ardkeen for postmortem examination. Read More »

Top Catalan leaders are refused bail

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Six Catalan politicians have left jails near Madrid after lawyers paid the 100,000-euro ($118,000) bail a judge had set for each earlier on Monday. A judge decides Monday if jailed Catalan pro-independence politicians and activists should be released, paving the way for them to join campaigning in a polarized regional election this month. Read More »

VOA, Radio Liberty declared "foreign agents" in Russian Federation

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Klishas also said he has submitted to the State Duma a bill imposing fines for the dissemination of materials without informing clients that they are created by a "foreign agent". Zakharova did not specify which specific media outlets would be banned, out of the 23 USA media outlets which are now accredited by Russia's Foreign Ministry. Read More »

Sunil Gulati decides not to run for re-election as US Soccer president

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Gulati's decision comes a day after Kathy Carter , the president of Soccer United Marketing, said she is considering a run as well . Gulati and U.S. He helped swing the Federation Internationale de Football Association presidential election to Gianni Infantino in 2016, and even though losing out to Qatar on hosting World Cup 2022 to Qatar was a crushing defeat, Gulati is in position to gain redemption with the World Cup 2026 decision coming in June. Read More »

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) Undervalued by 5.5%

Looking at a company's operating margin is also helpful. United States Steel Corporation (X) now has 174990 shares outstanding, which means that its market capitalization is $5.13B. Finally, TheStreet downgraded AK Steel from a "c" rating to a "d+" rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. AK Steel Holding Corporation posted sales of $1.42 billion during the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 0.7%. Read More »

Say it ain't snow: Wind advisory issued, flurries expected in North Iowa

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The strongest wind gusts will be first thing in the morning, although it'll remain windy all day with the south wind shifting to the southwest behind the front. It won't get much warmer the rest of the week, with high temperatures in the low to mid-20s and low temperatures in the teens. Tonight , it will be mostly clear with a low of 29, according to the weather service. Read More »

Quentin Tarantino developing new Star Trek movie

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Abrams appears taken with it too, and the next plan for the next Trek feature is to put a writers' room together. And the early word is that Tarantino may even direct the film himself. Tarantino is now prepping for him film on the Manson Family, scheduled for a 2019 release. Still, the studio has green lit a fourth film, one in which Chris Hemsworth of all people plays Chris Pine's (Captain Kirk's) father. Read More »

San Marcos officer fatally shot while serving arrest warrant

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Copeland, who had a wife and four children, was working on what would have been his day off, serving an arrest warrant for a violent crime around 2:23 p.m., Chief of Police Chase Stapp said in an emotional news conference Monday evening. A suspect was taken into custody after he surrendered to law enforcement following the shootout. It was unclear, he said, if the wound was self-inflicted or the result of police gunfire. Read More »

ABC News suspends reporter for 4 weeks over erroneous Flynn story

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On Friday, Ross appeared during ABC's breaking news coverage of the Flynn indictment, during which he weighed in on Flynn's connection to the ongoing federal probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. He's now clarifying that saying, according to Flynn, candidate Trump asked him during the campaign to find ways to fix relations with Russian Federation and other world hot spots. Read More »

UN Political Chief to Visit N. Korea

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Following the launch, Japan's UN ambassador announced that his country's foreign minister will preside over a meeting of the UN Security Council on December 15 to discuss North Korea's nuclear program. The visit is a "response to a long-standing invitation from the authorities in Pyongyang for policy dialogue with the U.N.", Dujarric said in a daily news briefing after announcing the trip. Read More »

Venezuela's Maduro, under pressure from USA sanctions, vows to launch cryptocurrency

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The President has announced the launch of the country's new digital currency called "Petro" which will be backed by oil reserves and other commodity reserves like gas, gold, and diamond. "It's Maduro being a clown". Maduro's government has a poor track record in monetary policy. 04 de diciembre de 2017, 16:16Caracas, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) The Vice President for Communication and Culture, Jorge Rodríguez, expressed his confidence in the possibility of an agreement with the opposition to ... Read More »

Scalise: House, Senate 'pretty close' on tax bill

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Throughout the House and Senate debates, the USA bishops have maintained that any tax reform must prioritize "care for the most vulnerable among us". What wasn't clear Friday afternoon was what, if anything , Sen. Bob Corker , R-Tenn., being the only Republican to vote. Whether that is enough to bring her on board remains uncertain, but if Flake and every other Senate Republican save for Sen. Read More »

Wild winds, low humidity, could spread wildfires across this week

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In addition to the wind advisory, a Red Flag Warning is in effect until December 7 at 6 p.m., according to officials. Winds will increase Tuesday as the high continues to strengthen, with sustained winds of 20-25 miles per hour and peak gusts in the 50-65 miles per hour range in the windiest areas such as Hellhole Canyon. Read More »

US Supreme Court approves Trump travel ban on six countries

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Six of the countries - Syria, Libya, Iran, Yemen, Chad and Somalia - are majority-Muslim nations. North Korea and Venezuela, will remain banned as first announced by the White House in September, according to which, "certain Venezuelan government officials and their immediate family members", will not be allowed to enter the United States. Read More »

Lobbyist accuses LA assemblyman of sexual assault

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Sacramento lobbyist Pamela Lopez alleged that Democratic Assemblyman Matt Dababneh sexually harassed her in 2016. Lopez said she has submitted a report to the Assembly Rules Committee detailing the alleged sexual assault. "We are severely traumatized because we are so aware of how powerless we are", she said. "It was a terrifying experience", she wrote. Tony Mendoza denies wrongdoing. Read More »

Qatar foreign minister joins GCC peers in Kuwait meeting

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Qatar's foreign minister met his Gulf Arab counterparts on Monday ahead of an annual summit in Kuwait, one of the highest official encounters since some of them cut diplomatic, trade and travel links with Doha six months ago. "It is important that the GCC system remains alive", he added. Earlier, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain had refused to participate in any summit which includes Qatar. Read More »

Manafort and Russian Colleague Ghostwrote Editorial, US Says

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These claims are part of Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, including whether the Trump campaign helped the Kremlin. "Because Manafort has now taken actions that reflect an intention to violate or circumvent the court's existing orders, at a time one would expect particularly scrupulous adherence, the government submits that the proposed bail package is insufficient", the filing said. Read More »

Cyclone Ockhi: Rajnath speaks Tamil Nadu, Kerala CMs

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According to Skymet Weather, the cyclonic storm is expected to move northwestwards towards Gujarat and Maharashtra before gradually weakening. Chennai: Coast Guard has rescued 198 fishermen and 18 fishing boats belonging from Tamilnadu off the western coast following the devastation caused by cyclone Ockhi . Read More »