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Ivanka Trump says ‘Lock her up!’ doesn’t apply in her case

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The senior White House adviser also noted that there is "no prohibition from using private email as long as it's archived" and contains no classified information. The State Department also investigated and found that her actions had violated department rules. 'I did not send classified material, and I did not receive any material that was marked or designated classified, ' she said on the campaign trail in August 2015. Read More »

Kartarpur Corridor: Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Hardeep Singh Puri leave for Pakistan

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India last week gave the go-ahead to Pakistan's proposal to build Kartarpur corridor to facilitate Sikh pilgrims wishing to visit the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Narowal District near the Indian border. The shrine is located by the River Ravi within a distance of 4 km from the Dera Sahib railway station in India. The Gurdwara was home to Guru Nanak Dev, one of the leaders of the faith for 18 years and he died there in 1539. Read More »

Trump again threatens to shut down government unless border wall is funded

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Later in a statement, the migrants again admitted that they were in fact coming to the United States to get access to jobs, education, and health care in addition to "a life without threats". Five million USA -born children with American citizenship are said to be living with parents or relatives who are unauthorized. President Trump spoke about it during a round table discussion in MS on Monday night. Read More »

Russian Federation to deploy new S-400 missiles in Crimea amid sky-high tensions

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The Ukrainian parliament voted late on November 26 to impose martial law for 30 days in the provinces that President Petro Poroshenko said are the most vulnerable to "aggression from Russian Federation". The three Ukrainian ships - two gunboats and a tug - were proceeding from the Ukrainian port of Odessa across the Black Sea and through the Kerch Strait to the Sea of Azov and the Ukrainian port of Mariupol when the attack began, according to Ukrainian officials. Read More »

Backed Senate candidate wins election after controversy in Mississippi

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Hyde-Smith, 59, is the first woman ever elected to either chamber of Congress from Mississippi. Her victory means Republicans will hold a 53-47 majority in the new US Senate that convenes in January. Her campaign said it was a joke, but that explanation backfired when the black student seen laughing in a picture from the event her campaign posted on Twitter responded that Hyde-Smith's campaign was using him as a prop. Read More »

Then another player overheard it on PlayStation, Florida cops say

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WFLA added that it was unclear whether it was the other player who reported the crime to the cops. The pair then stopped playing the game, but Fabian kept his headset microphone switched on. Other details about this witness report, including the witness's affiliation with the defendant or how this evidence led to an eventual discovery of an alleged victim (and her submission of a medical exam and DNA test, which linked Fabian to the assault), have not appeared in reports about the charges. Read More »

Holy cow! Check out the size of Australia's biggest steer, Knickers

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Knickers is a Holstein-Friesian, a dairy breed known for being quite tall. The farmer says Knickers has been put to work since, leading and coaching other cattle. But what Knickers lacks in size, he makes up for in sheer steer popularity, based on the reaction from the internet. Dr Mothersole said a steer was much more likely to grow tall because a bull would go through hormonal changes that caused the bone growth plates to close. Read More »

Major League Baseball wants donation returned after senator's 'public hanging' comments

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The runoff election takes place November 27. Hyde-Smith has been serving under a temporary appointment since April, when longtime Republican Sen. She graduated from Lawrence County Academy in 1977. With the MS runoff election underway, the young voter turnout is expected to hold a lot of weight. More than 43,000 absentee ballots have been requested for the runoff, and that number could increase as circuit clerks continue compiling information, the MS secretary of state's office said ... Read More »

Paul Manafort Talked To Julian Assange

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The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press moved to unseal any records related to Assange earlier this month after federal prosecutors inadvertently made two explicit references to Assange in an unrelated case in Virginia, including "the fact that Assange has been charged". Read More »

Three US soldiers killed by IED blast in Afghanistan

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US military officials did not release the identities of the three service members killed pending next-of-kin notification. One American contractor was also injured. U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad is spearheading efforts to strike a peace deal with the Taliban before Afghanistan's presidential election, scheduled for April next year though officials have said it could be postponed until July. Read More »

Forest Service releases video of gender reveal explosion that caused wildfire

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Video of a U.S. Border Patrol agent's gender-reveal party explosion that sparked Arizona's Sawmill Fire past year was released by the U.S. Forest Service on Monday. Dickey, 37, of Tucson pleaded guilty in September to having started the Sawmill Fire. Dickey, who immediately reported the fire, admitted in court "it was a complete accident", according to the Arizona Daily Star . Read More »

UAE issues presidential pardon for jailed Briton

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They said President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan issued the clemency for Mr Hedges on Sunday, along with hundreds of others. "Hedges will be permitted to leave the UAE once formalities are completed", the statement said. Last week the UAE's attorney general has said the Durham University student pleaded guilty to spying for the United Kingdom government when faced with "compelling" evidence in court. Read More »

Dershowitz says Robert Mueller report won't result in Donald Trump criminal charges

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Attorney Alan Dershowitz said over the weekend that the Mueller report will probably be "politically devastating" for Trump, even though he does not expect it will include a criminal referral against the president. "There was no collusion", Trump concluded, "And Mueller knows it". Dershowitz responded: "No, no ...it's too much of a stretch". Trump tweeted a year ago that Dershowitz's appearance on "Fox & Friends" to talk about the Russian Federation investigation was a "must watch". Read More »

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe no longer able to walk, says president

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State news agency New Ziana reported that Mnangagwa said this while addressing a ruling party ZANU PF rally at Murombedzi growth point in Mashonaland West province, which is not far from Mugabe's rural home. "Yes, he is now unable to walk on his own, but we will take care of him". He is the founding father of the nation of Zimbabwe. The former president is now 94 years old. Read More »

Paris riot: Police launch tear gar attack on yellow vest protesters

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Macron said in a strongly worded tweet: "Shame on those who attacked [police]". "Shame to those who voluntarily assaulted citizens and reporters". It proposes legislation be developed to return thousands of African artefacts taken during the colonial period to nations that request them. "We must constantly. Read More »

Tribe On Remote Indian Island Accused Of Killing An American

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The Sentinelese is the only remaining endangered tribe on the island which was also home to another Andaman tribe called the Jawra that was wiped out by disease after British colonial occupation. "I love you and Jesus loves you.Here is some fish!" Authorities struggle to recover slain American's body . "I don't think it is a good idea to go anywhere near [North Sentinel] because it will create conflict with the community there", he told AFP. Read More »

UK Parliament Seizes Internal Facebook Documents

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They're believed to contain details on Facebook's data and privacy controls that led to the Cambridge Analytica scandal , such as e-mails between senior executives including CEO Mark Zuckerberg . Facebook, as is to be expected, is unimpressed: The company has written to Collins and Parliament asking that the documentation is placed off-limits and returned to the company, having been already the subject of a protective order by the San Mateo Superior Court. Read More »

Syria regime accuses armed groups of 'toxic gas' attack

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Nasr al-Hariri, the head of the Syrian opposition negotiation delegation to Geneva, told Saudi owned al-Hadath TV that the attack on Aleppo originated from an area controlled by pro-regime Iranian militias. One doctor said two were in critical condition, including a child. On Twitter he wrote that "the regime and its allies are using this as an excuse to launch a military operation in north Syria". Read More »

Nooses, Hate Signs Found On Mississippi Capitol Grounds Day Before Contentious Runoff

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Despite Hyde-Smith's comments on "public hangings", and other ties to an allegedly racist past, her chances of winning another term as a U.S. Senator representing the state of MS are promising. He said the matter is under investigation by the Mississippi Capitol Police. Neither candidate has commented on the nooses. "With our law enforcement partners, we are actively looking into these acts of hate and intimidation", U.S. Read More »

US border agents pushed Migrants back with tear gas and rubber bullets

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The CBP has responded to the growing outage, explaining that officials detonated tear gas bombs in order to keep their agents safe from migrant crowds. It is reported that thousands of migrants attempted to "rush" the border barriers before they were beaten back by United States border patrol agents. Read More »

Manafort Lied and Should Get No Break on Term, Mueller Says

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Instead, the filing suggests that the sides have been wrangling over whether Manafort was fulfilling his cooperation duties - with Mueller ultimately concluding he wasn't. " After signing the plea agreement, Manafort committed federal crimes by lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Special Counsel's Office on a variety of subject matters, which constitute breaches of the agreement ", Mueller's office said. Read More »

Iran's Rouhani calls for all Muslims to stand against US

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Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday called Israel a " cancerous tumour " established by Western countries to advance their interests in the Middle East. Trump has also repeatedly put Riyadh under pressure to purchase more arms from the U.S. in compensation for what he described as America's efforts to protect the kingdom. Read More »

Local lawmakers call idling of GM Lordstown plant a new 'Black Monday'

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In October, GM offered buyouts to 18,000 white-collar workers as part of a cost-cutting initiative. Some will take buyouts while others will be laid off. At a rally in Youngstown in July 2017, the president said of manufacturing jobs that the state had lost over the years: "They're all coming back". Unlike its plants making passenger cars, many of GM's plants producing its higher-margin trucks and SUVs are running on three shifts, with some running six and sometimes seven days a week to ... Read More »

Don't blame Border Patrol for clashing with caravan migrants

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Nielsen has said that the U.S. will not tolerate any "lawlessness" at the U.S. -Mexico border. Mexican police, some wielding shields, scattered migrants and protesters, many of whom rushed toward the US border. It is reported that thousands of migrants attempted to "rush" the border barriers before they were beaten back by United States border patrol agents. Read More »

Nooses found hanging on grounds of MS state capitol

The matter is under investigation by the Mississippi Department of Public Safety, Mississippi Capitol Police and the USA attorney's office. A local television station showed photos of the nooses hanging over tree limbs, and described the rest as "hate signs". Read More »

Mexico to up security at border after migrants try to cross

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If for any reason it becomes necessary, we will CLOSE our Southern Border. During the campaign for USA congressional elections in early November, Trump decried what he claimed was an "invasion" of immigrants trekking through Mexico toward the United States and dispatched several thousand US troops to the border to block their path. Read More »

Khashoggi killing: Police searching villa in NW Turkey

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Crime scene investigators and other officials aided by sniffer dogs and a drone, first sealed off one of the villas near the town of Termal in Yalova province and later expanded their search to the grounds of the neighboring villa, the state-run Anadolu agency reported. Read More »

What triggered the military confrontation in Black Sea?

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Canada's foreign minister, Chrystia Freeland, said her country also condemned what she called Russian aggression and demanded Moscow release the flotilla. "The United States will maintain its Crimea-related sanctions against Russian Federation". Russian officials have also publicly targeted global support for Ukraine's version of the November 25 events, calling out their counterparts in the European Union for risking further escalations with their statements of support for Kyiv. Read More »

Melania Trump unveils lavish White House Christmas decorations

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From the rules about how tall the tree must be to how it's selected, here are some fun facts about the White House Christmas tree and other holiday decorations at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. "For the 51st year, the White House Crèche will also be on display". Despite Melania's fine tastes, leftist haters across the Twitterverse immediately blasted her vision as cold, remote, and even darkly twisted, likening the First Lady to some sort of frigid ice queen. Read More »

200 wounded as magnitude 6.3 quake shakes western Iran

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Iran's state news agency IRNA said another two earthquakes measuring 5.2 and 4.6 on the Richter scale had jolted Sarpol-e Zahab on Monday morning following Sunday's quake and 161 aftershocks. The 6.3 natural disaster had a depth of 10km, according to the US Geological Survey. Such shallow earthquakes have broader damage. The quake was also felt in Kuwait and in coastal areas, according to state news agency Kuna. Read More »

USA border agents pushed Migrants back with tear gas and rubber bullets

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In Mexico, Tijuana's municipal government also announced it arrested more than three-dozen migrants for disturbing the peace and other charges related to the crossing attempt . Mexico's National Migration Institute said that 98 migrants were being deported after they tried to breach the USA border, and US agents fired tear gas into Mexico to stop them. Read More »

U.S. offers new $5 mn reward for Mumbai attackers

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It is the third such reward offered by the U.S. after the State Department announced bounties of $10 million for Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Mohammad Saeed and $2 million for Hafiz Abdul Rahman Makki, another senior leader of the group. Read More »