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Michelle Obama admits she and Barack had marriage counselling

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On November 11, the 54-year-old appeared on ABC News special with Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts , where she opened up on feeling "lost and alone" after suffering a miscarriage almost 20 years ago . That was the first time I'd really experienced someone taking my voice and balling it up and distorting it. In an interview with Good Morning America , Michelle Obama discussed her relationship with Barack Obama . Read More »

‘MAKE FRANCE GREAT AGAIN!’: Trump Goes Ballistic, Attacks Macron, Mocks France

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After slamming Macron on defense, Trump's went on to attack his standing as president: "The problem is that Emmanuel suffers from a very low Approval Rating in France , 26%, and an unemployment rate of nearly 10%". The French Government today lamented the lack of decency in the messages posted on Twitter by US President Donald Trump , in which he was particularly critical of his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron . Read More »

Majority of locals in Yemen's Hodeida fled amid clashes

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The Guardian reported that the World Food Program managed to distribute aid today, despite conflicting reports of sporadic airstrikes. Almost three quarters of Hodeida's estimated 600,000 people have escaped since June, a figure that underscores the dire situation in the city that serves as the main entry point for food and aid, the UNHCR said. Read More »

Khashoggi murder not ordered by crown prince - Saudi prosecutor

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The Saudi prosecutor said Khashoggi was killed by the injection of a "large dose" of an anesthetic drug after a fight that ended with him being restrained. "The secretary emphasised that the United States will hold all of those involved in the killing of Jamal Khashoggi accountable, and that Saudi Arabia must do the same", State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statement. Read More »

Mueller Grand Jury Witness Says He Will Be Indicted for Perjury

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Peter Carr, a spokesman for the special counsel, declined to comment on Corsi's comments saying he expects to be indicted. But he said talks with investigators recently had "blown up". Farage and his team denied Corsi's allegations and told reporters that he has not been contacted by the special counsel. Responding to reports that Corsi will be indicted, Stone cast doubt on Mueller's investigation and indicated that the special counsel does not have enough proof against him or Corsi. Read More »

Utility emailed woman about spark problems 1 day before fire

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A remarkable video taken from a auto driving through wildfires in northern California gives a terrifying perspective of the blaze which has seen thousands evacuated. For additional coverage of the wildfires, go to latimes.com for the latest updates. "I just don't know", said Hall, adding that the couple had only a landline and calls were not going through to it. Read More »

Avenatti Speaks After Arrest For Suspected Felony Domestic Violence

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The police department said the investigation was still ongoing and additional details would be released later. TMZ said the woman was heard screaming on the phone, "I can't believe you did this to me". The lawyer had been stumping around the country as he pondered a presidential run in 2020. Mr. Avenatti physically showed up five minutes later and was running after the woman, yelling at her. Read More »

Cal Fire Map Shows Status Of Homes In The Camp Fire

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Most of those unaccounted for are from the Butte County town of Paradise, which was virtually erased from the map by the so-called " Camp Fire " blaze . Rains aren't expected to hit the parched area until Thanksgiving next week, according to the National Weather Service . Harold Schaitberger, president of the International Association of Fire Fighters, said Trump's comments are "reckless and insulting to firefighters " battling the blazes. Read More »

Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith Make Lynching Joke, Twitter Reacts

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Cindy Hyde-Smith is taking heat for a comment she made during a recent political rally in which she joked about eagerly attending a "public hanging". Hyde-Smith is in a runoff race against former Democratic representative Mike Espy . Trump's visit sparked protests and prompted African American officials, including U.S. Reps. She is under sharp criticism for her comments about a "public hanging" in a state with a dark history of lynchings. Read More »

'Caravan' Full of LGBT Migrants Approaches US Border

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Most are planning to request asylum in the USA based on the fact that they are persecuted in their home countries, although Trump last week moved to restrict asylum for those crossing the border from Mexico , Vox reports: 'The policy itself was developed in just a few weeks, as a slow-moving crisis of resources on the US-Mexico border turned into a hot political issue thanks to President Donald Trump's obsession with the migrant "caravan ". Read More »

Fox News Backs CNN’s White House Lawsuit

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Kurtz added, of the Fox News statement supporting CNN , "I think the key phrase in the Fox statement is about not supporting the tone on either side". "This is in no way a defense of Trump's suspension of Acosta's White House press credentials", they wrote . In a brief filed Wednesday, the White House said President Trump has "broad discretion" to regulate journalists' access. Read More »

Let's look at the remaining election of 2018

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As of last Wednesday morning, Democrats had picked up 26 seats in the House; as of this Tuesday, they'd extended their gains to 32 seats. Retiring Speaker Paul Ryan will begin to transition out of power and next-in-line Kevin McCarthy of California is favored over conservative Rep. Read More »

Liberman Resigns, Says Ceasefire Was Surrender to Terrorism; Bennett Wants Defense Ministry

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But Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman resigned in protest against ceasefire deal, precipitating a crisis for coalition government led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Lieberman's resignation delivers a major blow to Israel's ruling coalition and appears likely to spark early elections. Since March 30, more than 200 Palestinians have been martyred by Israeli army gunfire - and thousands more injured - while taking part in rallies along the Gaza-Israel buffer zone. Read More »

Trump Picks Retired General John Abizaid for Ambassador to Saudi Arabia

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Last month two separate intelligence sources told Reuters that one of Prince Mohammed's top aides, Saud al-Qahtani, gave orders over Skype to Khashoggi's killers at the consulate. Speaking to reporters today in Windsor, Ont., Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland reiterated Canada's position that no new arms-export permits will be signed for Saudi Arabia as the Khashoggi case is being reviewed. Read More »

Rouhani says US sanctions target Iranian people

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He was reacting to the recent interview of the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with the BBC Persian who said that the U.S. sanctions against the Islamic republic do not target the Iranian people, but the Iranian government. "But at the end, Russian Federation doesn't need to import oil from any country". The US had announced plans to drive Iran's oil exports down to zero, but backed off from its policy and granted waivers to at least 8 countries that import Iranian oil. Read More »

Southeast Asian summit puts focus on trade tensions, trends

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China's Li is expected to rally support at the Singapore meetings for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership ( RCEP ), a free trade pact that will encompass more than a third of the world's GDP. This is the first official visit to Singapore, where the summit is being held, by a Chinese premier in more than a decade. "These strategic trends of big power competition and shifts against multilateralism are pulling Asean member states in different directions", Lee said. Read More »

Trump says North Korea missile work 'normal'

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North Korea declared its nuclear force "complete" and halted missile and nuclear bomb testing earlier this year but US and South Korean negotiators have yet to receive a concrete declaration of the size or scope of the weapons programmes, or a promise to stop deploying its existing arsenal. Read More »

Trump Threatens to Withhold Fed Funds for California Wildfire Fight

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His got the thrill of finding his house intact. "It just doesn't feel real that it's all gone", Fultz said. "I'm just fit to be tied". "You're thinking about how you have to get home at all costs". Three victims were found outside their homes, and one was found inside a home. Authorities said investigators believed the driver became disoriented and the auto was overcome by fire. Read More »

Trump cancels WW1 memorial at cemetery in France due to rain

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The president was scheduled to pay tribute at a ceremony at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery in Belleau, about 85 km (50 miles) east of Paris , with his wife Melania. The White House made the announcement of Trump's decision on Saturday, one day before Armistice Day, or Veteran's Day. In his speech, Macron differentiated "patriotism" and " nationalism ", calling the latter "a betrayal of" the former. Read More »

DHS Secretary Nielsen expected to leave

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Ricardel clashed with Melania Trump's staff over seating on the plane and NSC resources requested for the first lady's recent trip to Africa, according to the Wall Street Journal . She had been chief of staff to Kelly when he was Trump's first Homeland Security secretary. The Post reports that while she feels that way Chief of Staff John F. Read More »

Woolsey Fire: 35,000 acres burned and thousands forced to evacuate

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Residents have now been ordered to evacuate from several more towns to the west of Thousand Oaks, including Calabasas immediately south of Highway 101 and Malibu on the coast, as well as from the western edge of Los Angeles . Further north near Sacramento, the five victims were found in cars in a town that was destroyed by the Camp Fire. The Camp Fire in the northern part of the state has burned through 20,000 acres, while the Woolsey Fire in Los Angeles and Ventura counties quadrupled in ... Read More »

Gerard Butler documents loss of home in California wildfires on social media

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Brown said federal and state governments must do more forest management but that climate change is the greater source of the problem. He wrote: "Mr President, while people's homes are burning , while lives are being lost & while firefighters are risking their lives, California needs words of support & encouragement, not threats or finger pointing & accusations". Read More »

More heavy rain for Tuesday

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Most of us will see our high temperature early in the morning hours on Tuesday . Monday morning will be cloudy, but as we head into Monday afternoon, the rain will begin to fall. The 10 top local news stories from metro Boston and around New England delivered daily. Thursday , showers could cover western Alabama, all of the way over to the Golden Triangle Region and points north. Read More »

Brexit deal possible in next 24-48 hours, May's deputy says

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European Union officials have repeatedly insisted that they will not give in to demands over the Irish backstop - an insurance measure created to avoid a hard border in Ireland - which they see as integral to any divorce deal. Brexit will also see United Kingdom nationals barred from the fast lane at airports and other national boundaries. Just hours after the Cabinet - the group of senior politicians which form the heads of the British government - had their weekly meeting at the ... Read More »

Trump suggests France would have been defeated without U.S.

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While Macron was once seen as President Trump's closest friend in the European Union, their latest public spat shows neither leader is afraid to push back on the other. never knowing if they would ever again see their families or ever again hold their loved ones". Speaking at an open-air podium, without an umbrella, he named World War II veterans present and thanked them each in turn. Read More »

Macron Delivers Rebuke to Nationalism as Trump Looks On

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French President Emmanuel Macron peppered the field with diplomatic land mines before Trump arrived in Paris , staging the weekend's ceremonies to promote his own liberal and internationalist view of how the world should respond to the wave of nationalism sweeping the US and parts of Europe . Read More »

Miley Cyrus, Gerard Butler among celebrities to lose homes in California wildfires

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But what they saw when they stepped outside shocked them. "Your mother's somewhere and you don't know where she's at", he said. "I need to sleep and cry", James added. The death toll from the wildfire that incinerated Paradise and surrounding areas climbed to 29 - matching the mark for the deadliest single blaze in California history - as crews continued searching for bodies in the smoldering ruins, with almost 230 people unaccounted for. Read More »

North Korea hiding missile bases in remote areas

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While the network of undeclared sites has always been known to American intelligence agencies, it has not been publicly acknowledged by President Donald Trump , who asserted that North Korea was "no longer a nuclear threat" following his June summit with dictator Kim Jong Un . Read More »