• Russian candidate to lead Interpol opposed by USA lawmakers
Russian candidate to lead Interpol opposed by USA lawmakers

Critics argue that countries like Russia, Turkey, Egypt, Iran and China have used the system to try to round up political opponents, journalists or activists. Britain is pulling out of the European Union and has expressed concern about management of worldwide bodies funded by taxpayers. While its charter explicitly proclaims its neutrality, the o...

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  • Spain PM threatens Brexit deal over Gibraltar
Spain PM threatens Brexit deal over Gibraltar

However, PM Pedro Sanchez told a business conference in Madrid today that he now is not prepared to sign off the package. Spain's prime minister has warned that the country will reject the Brexit withdrawal agreement if plans for future talks on the status of Gibraltar are not clarified.

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  • Trump says he is considering cabinet changes in a FOX interview
Trump says he is considering cabinet changes in a FOX interview

Fast forward 46 days: "But I have people and you see the polls, how good they are, I have people that won't vote unless I'm on the ballot , OK? When I took that over - President Obama right in those two chairs, we sat and talked and he said that's by far the biggest problem that this country has", Trump said.

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  • Taliban hold talks with US envoy in Qatar
Taliban hold talks with US envoy in Qatar

Noting that US officials as recently as a year ago called the war a stalemate, Dunford said, "it hasn't changed much" since. Last week, a five-member Taliban delegation had attended talks in Moscow for the first time at an global conference to discuss the Afghan peace efforts.

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  • Donald Trump: Yes, We Should Have Captured Osama Bin Laden Earlier
Donald Trump: Yes, We Should Have Captured Osama Bin Laden Earlier

As commander of the Pentagon's Joint Special Operations Command in 2011, he oversaw the raid that killed bin Laden in Pakistan. While both Clinton and Trump sought to line up military endorsements during the 2016 contest, McRaven - who was serving as chancellor of the University of Texas system - said he did not want to take sides .

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  • Mexicans PROTEST Central American Migrants as Thousands Arrive in Tijuana — CARAVAN CHAOS
Mexicans PROTEST Central American Migrants as Thousands Arrive in Tijuana — CARAVAN CHAOS

About 500 people demonstrated in an affluent section of Tijuana on Sunday against the caravan. Trump, who ominously warned before the midterms that "Middle Easterners", terrorists and criminal gang members were among the Central Americans seeking asylum in the USA, had suggested that the troops could fire back if the migrants threw stones at them...

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  • Israel to turn to USA over Airbnb removal of settlement listings
Israel to turn to USA over Airbnb removal of settlement listings

Israeli settlements in the disputed territory are considered illegal by most world powers. The Palestinians see them as a major obstacle to peace and a barrier to a hoped-for Palestinian state on land which they occupy. "When they make such a decision, they get involved with politics, which.is going to defeat the actual objective of the entrepr...

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  • Berlin imposes entry ban, arms freeze over Khashoggi killing
Berlin imposes entry ban, arms freeze over Khashoggi killing

In a statement, he said execution would be recommended for five of them who "are charged with ordering and committing the crime". Saudi Arabia's top diplomat insists that the crown prince had "absolutely" nothing to do with Khashoggi's death, but USA intelligence officials have concluded that he ordered the killing, according to a US official f...

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  • Senators sue Trump over appointment of justice chief Whitaker
Senators sue Trump over appointment of justice chief Whitaker

Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, and Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island filed the suit on November 19, arguing that Whitaker's appointment violates the Constitution because he hasn't yet been confirmed by the Senate.

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  • Democrats Sign Letter Vowing To Oppose Nancy Pelosi
Democrats Sign Letter Vowing To Oppose Nancy Pelosi

The battle pits the party's largely liberal and diverse membership backing Pelosi, D-Calif., against a small group of mostly moderate male lawmakers. These numbers suggest that Pelosi's leadership is still in peril - but that she's managed to box in her foes and keep their numbers from growing in the past week.

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  • 'Reports of multiple victims' following shooting at Chicago's Mercy Hospital
'Reports of multiple victims' following shooting at Chicago's Mercy Hospital

The officer's identity was not immediately released. "Then once she fell to the ground, he stood over her and shot her three more times", he said. After she fell, he continued to shoot, Gray told reporters outside the hospital. Witnesses told local media outlets that they heard shots being fired rapidly, as if from an assault weapon. About two ...

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  • Ocasio-Cortez Was Mocked for Calling Gov Branches 'Chambers'
Ocasio-Cortez Was Mocked for Calling Gov Branches 'Chambers'

Like this story? Share it with a friend! She reported having between $15,001 and $50,000 in her checking account as of the end of April 2018, according to a Financial Disclosure Report she submitted to the clerk of the U.S. For many of us, the workings of Congress and what it's like to be a Congress member are mysterious things. "We recruited ...

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  • Finland baffled over Donald Trump raking comments during California wildfire visit
Finland baffled over Donald Trump raking comments during California wildfire visit

Authorities have urged caution with reporting the number of missing, however. Trump made the remark about the fires that have left at least 79 people dead and more than 1,200 others missing, as he surveyed still smoldering remains in Northern California Saturday.

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  • The truth about Donald Trump's Bin Laden 'prediction'
The truth about Donald Trump's Bin Laden 'prediction'

Ms Mazari said Mr Trump's outburst was a lesson to former governments who had tried to appease Washington . "We shouldn't allow it to work". VoteVets, an organisation of USA service veterans, criticised Trump's remark. Trump said he as president had taken actions against Pakistan that the Obama administration didn't. Bin Laden was already we...

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  • White House threatens to suspend CNN reporter's pass again when order expires
White House threatens to suspend CNN reporter's pass again when order expires

Judge Kelly, a Trump appointee, said that his ruling was based on CNN and Acosta's Fifth Amendment claims, arguing that the White House did not give him the due process legally necessary to revoke his press pass. Axios also Monday reported an unnamed White House official said a decision will be made after hearing the case, and said the White H...

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  • New Maldives President seeks Indian assistance: Modi hopes to strengthen ties
New Maldives President seeks Indian assistance: Modi hopes to strengthen ties

Noting that President Solih briefed PM Modi on the dire economic situation the country is now in, the President's Office detailed discussion held about ways in which the neighboring country can continue to development partnership with the Maldives particularly to help Solih's government to fulfill its pledges to the citizens, with President Solih...

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  • '70% of Israeli leaders' remarks fake; Netanyahu on top'
'70% of Israeli leaders' remarks fake; Netanyahu on top'

The enemies are the same, Bennett said, and "the security situation today is not more unsafe than what it was a few months ago, when the prime minister sought to bring down his government for political reasons, or because of the Israel Public Broadcasting Corporation (IPBC)".

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  • Trump Makes Epic Blunder While Visiting California Fire Site
Trump Makes Epic Blunder While Visiting California Fire Site

He then said, "You've got..." They also boasted they don't elect "racist morons" to their country's highest elected office, complained that while they love Finland they don't like the required military service of six months raking, suggested patenting a "Forest Roomba", and posted photos of dutiful rakers, ranging from synchronized raking tro...

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  • No better Brexit deal available, European Union ministers tell Britain
No better Brexit deal available, European Union ministers tell Britain

The long-awaited draft Brexit agreement was finally published , sparking ministerial resignations, including that of the Brexit secretary, and a parade of MPs brandishing letters of no confidence in the prime minister. Mr Raab said that while the agreement was "fatally flawed" it is not too late to change that. Now Mr Hilton has told the Sunday...

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  • US Joins Australian Plan to Develop New Pacific Naval Base
US Joins Australian Plan to Develop New Pacific Naval Base

But he insisted the summit had still been a success and allowed leaders to have "fruitful discussions ... and exchange frank views". Draft versions of the communique seen by The Associated Press showed the U.S wanted strong language against unfair trade practices that it accuses China of.

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