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Amritsar grenade attack: Rajnath, Amarinder talk security in detail

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Meanwhile, the Punjab police has shared the initial details of the incident with central security and intelligence agencies which confirmed that the attack was carried out by two motorcycle-borne youths who targeted a prayer hall filled with almost 300 persons at the Raja Sansi village near Amritsar . Read More »

Theresa May Warns Brexit Rebels Their Plot Will Backfire

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The Prime Minister hit back at her Tory rivals on Sunday, warning that a change of leadership would not make it easier to get a deal past Parliament or the EU. Theresa May's "deal"' is in two parts - a withdrawal agreement that includes half-baked proposals for a backstop, and a political declaration that is incredibly vague and opens the gate to a hard Tory Brexit. Read More »

Argentina says submarine missing a year found deep in Atlantic

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On Friday night, Ocean Infinity , a private American search company, located the submarine at a depth of 907m (2,975ft). "We had the feeling the government knew better, but hid information from us", another relative said. President Mauricio Macri has promised a full investigation into what happened to the submarine, which lost contact with the navy as it passed the San Jorge Gulf about 500 miles (800km) northwest of the Falkland Islands. Read More »

Why local Conservative MPs are still backing Theresa May despite Brexit resignations

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Sky News cited May as saying that she had a "pretty heavy couple of days"; she had tried to rebuild her government in the wake of an array of cabinet resignations caused by some ministers' dissatisfaction with the Brexit deal . The legally-binding withdrawal treaty forms part of a Brexit package alongside the declaration, which envoys from the other European Union member states met to discuss in Brussels on Friday ahead of a November 25 summit for European Union heads to rubber-stamp both ... Read More »

Alan Page Receives Presidential Medal Of Freedom

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The Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal are the joint highest civilian awards in the US. "That was my idea, I said give me a little song", Trump said . The Adelsons donated $30 million towards the president's 2016 campaign effort. Trump also announced during the ceremony that he's picked Wheeler to permanently lead the EPA. Read More »

President Trump arrives in Southern California to assess Woolsey fire damage

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With 76 civilians dead - excluding the almost 1,300 who have been reported missing - and more than 12,000 structures destroyed, Cal Fire calls it the "most destructive and deadliest" fire in the state's recorded history. Trump and California Gov. Keeping alive an earlier controversy, Trump repeated his claim that California had mismanaged its forests and was largely to blame for the fires. Read More »

Saudi Crown Prince bin Salman ordered Khashoggi killing — Central Intelligence Agency

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The Washington Post contributor and USA resident entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2 and was never seen alive again. Several news organizations including the Washington Post and New York Times reported the Central Intelligence Agency has concluded the crown prince ordered Khashoggi's assassination in Istanbul last month, contradicting the Saudi government's claim he wasn't involved in the murder. Read More »

Israel heads for early elections after turbulent week

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Netanyahu - flanked by Kahlon, Interior Minister Arie Deri and army top brass - met with the leaders of Israeli border communities Thursday and discussed a 500 million shekel ($139 million, 119 million euro) two-year package to improve emergency medical and social services, a government statement said. Read More »

Rain predicted for Northern California fire zone

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Family members and survivors of the deadliest wildfire in California history sought news on Friday on the 630 people missing a week after the fast-moving blaze reduced much of the town of Paradise to ash and charred rubble. Gov. Jerry Brown and Governor-elect Gavin Newsom said Friday that they welcome the president's visit and that "now is a time to pull together for the people of California". Read More »

Trump casts doubt on NYT report about Mike Pence's loyalty

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Mike Pence is 100%. But Trump repeated that Pence was "100 percent loyal" as vice president. According to the Times , Trump has asked about Pence's loyalty so frequently "that he has alarmed some of his advisers". They reported that Trump advisors outside the White House are unsure. "The president absolutely supports the vice president and thinks he's doing an incredible job helping to carry out the mission and policies of this administration", Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley ... Read More »

BANGLADESH Rohingya, none of the refugees wants to repatriate

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Waves of Rohingya fled to Bangladesh during previous bouts of repression. But it was unclear whether the repatriation would begin smoothly amid reports that numerous refugees on the initial list have fled. They have fled to the neighbouring camps and locales to avoid being detected and be forced to return against their will, he added. "It's safe for them to live here", he said . Read More »

Jacinda Ardern meets with Myanmar's leader, voices concern on Rohingya situation

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Suu Kyi has failed to clearly condemn Myanmar's army for its crackdown and has instead cast doubt on the veracity of Rohingya testimony of atrocities. Nur Islam, another leader in a different part of the camps, said the military were more visible in recent days as Bangladeshi officials try and convince refugees they will be safe if they go back. Read More »

Woman killed, 47 injured during fuel tax protest, French officials say

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A motorist on Saturday accidentally hit and killed a protester taking part in a campaign of road blockades across France that has been triggered by fuel tax hikes, Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said. More than 120,000 people gathered on Saturday at 2,000 locations, blocking roundabouts and motorway exits as part of what has been dubbed the "yellow vests" protest. Read More »

Hodeidah's embattled civilians on a knife-edge as Security Council discusses Yemen

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In the House, Democratic lawmakers voiced frustration Wednesday after Republican leaders blocked debate on a resolution that would direct the president to end the U.S. "I would like to take the opportunity to announce to the members of this Council that we are about to conclude, and I had hoped to announce such a conclusion of an agreement between the parties on the exchange of prisoners and detainees and I have a feeling that it will be in the first it may still yet to be the first be ... Read More »

France fires back at Trump's lack of 'common decency'

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Xavier Moreau: I think that the National Front; in the next European elections in May will be the main challenger to En Marche. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has seconded Mr Macron's proposal. on November 11, 1918 - finished tolling. "But being an ally doesn't mean being a vassal state". Macron's response to Trump's tweets didn't rise to the bait - but it still amounted to an absolute takedown. Read More »

Duterte to skip 2nd day of Apec summit

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Xi reminded the audience that Papua New Guinea, a Pacific nation that has been the recipient of large amounts of aid and loans from Beijing , played an important role during World War II. Mr Xi lashed out at "America First" trade protectionism and stressed that global trade rules should not be applied "with double standards or selfish agendas" - in a thinly veiled swipe at Washington. Read More »

Iran executes 'Sultan of Coins' convicted of hoarding

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Iranian authorities on Wednesday executed a gold dealer known as "Sultan of Gold Coin" for allegedly "disrupting" the country's economic system. In August, the USA imposed fresh economic sanctions on Iran, which mainly targeted the country's banking sector, a few months after Washington withdrew from a 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran . Read More »

Trump says he has finished answering Mueller probe questions

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Giluliani had said that the president's attorneys were working with him on the answers to make sure he didn't fall into a perjury trap. "Now, the questions were very routinely answered by me". Donald Trump speaks after signing the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, November 16, 2018. Read More »

These Are the Celebrities Michelle Obama Texts the Most

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Kimmel asked the famous former White House resident. I held her tight and my feeling was, we are moving forward. Reading off cards prepared by Kimmel's writers, she began: "I've never eaten a vegetable". well Ellen. "The whole eight years we were in the White House , we used Laura Bush's Netflix password", Michelle shared before "revealing" who her "freebie" is! "I'm so angry at Barack", she wrote in her journal. Read More »

Pence: U.S. Won't Budge to Avoid Cold War With China

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A string of comments from both the United States president himself and his top economic advisor Larry Kudlow over the past several weeks indicated that there is movement towards a deal. "We have another $267bn [in tariffs ready] to go, if we want to", he said. Trade tensions have escalated between Beijing and Washington this year as Trump has slapped $250 billion of Chinese products with new tariffs. Read More »

Trump and Xi Likely to Get Only Framework Trade Deal, Ross Says

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It now appears that the 2 world powers are close to a favorable deal on trade, and will move to relieve the tensions that have roiled the market for the last few months. But whether or not Washington and Beijing will be able to strike a deal and avoid a looming sharp hike in tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods remains uncertain. Read More »

Judge Sides with CNN in Dispute Over White House Access

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The CNN lawsuit called the revocation "an unabashed attempt to censor the press and exclude reporters from the White House who challenge and dispute the President's point of view". More than a a dozen outlets joined CNN in its argument , including Fox News Channel and the White House Correspondents' Association, as Trump's team signaled at Wednesday's hearing POTUS believes he has the options of pulling other journalists' credentials. Read More »

Melania Never Met Nat'l Secretary Aide She Publicly Bashed, Ousted

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A seat was pulled from the National Security Council to accommodate a journalist, which angered the official. Mrs. Trump's office said Wednesday that she gets along well with the embattled Mr. The newspaper also reported that she repeatedly clashed with US Secretary of Defense James Mattis over "staffing decisions and policy differences". Read More »

Apple stock decline slows down; Zuckerberg not an iOS fan

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Facebook said Thursday it has cut times with a Washington public relations firm, Definers, which the Times said Facebook hired to discredit opponents. "Definers did encourage members of the press to look into the funding of 'Freedom from Facebook , ' an anti-Facebook organization". Without naming Soros, a Hungarian-born Holocaust survivor, the company said its actions were aimed not at fueling anti-Semitism but rather at showing that the backlash was funded by a "well-known critic" ... Read More »

California wildfires: List of missing passes 600 as hunt for victims continues

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Honea said the number of those missing was likely to fluctuate as people call in to report loved ones unaccounted for or found alive. Almost 9000 homes and other buildings, including most of the town, were incinerated last Thursday night, hours after the blaze erupted, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Read More »

Nine killed, 35 missing in California wildfire; Malibu threatened

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In an early morning tweet, he wrote "There is no reason for these massive, deadly and costly forest fires in California except that forest management is so poor". The two bodies were found severely burned inside a vehicle on a long residential driveway in Malibu, Los Angeles County sheriff's Chief John Benedict said. Read More »

President Trump Goes After Mueller Team: They've Gone Nuts!

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They are screaming and shouting at people, horribly threatening them to come up with the answers they want. He says the inquiry is a "witch hunt". The senators are concerned about Whitaker's past criticism of the Mueller probe, which is looking at Russian interference in the 2016 election and ties to US President Donald Trump's campaign. Read More »

'Good Samaritan' couple and homeless vet they raised $400K for all arrested

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Kate McClure and her boyfriend Mark D'Amico, of Bordentown, New Jersey, made headlines after setting up a fundraising page for Johnny Bobbitt a year ago. In September, officers raided the couples' home , seizing the BMW, financial statements, along with jewelry and cash. A complaint obtained by NBC10 alleged the trio conspired to make up a fake story to raise money. Read More »