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Huawei CFO facing U.S. extradition appears in Canadian court

As details of American allegations against a Chinese executive were revealed Friday in a Vancouver court, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Free...

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UN to vote on Haley's last stand: condemning Hamas

But the vote on the resolution to condemn Hamas was 87 in favor against 57 opposed, with 33 abstentions - a plurality but below the two-thirds r...

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'It's been an honour,' says Merkel as German party picks new leader

She is the preferred candidate to take over as the CDU leader - sometimes even dismissed as a mini-Merkel. However, it's possible elections coul...

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Trump Announces Bill Barr As His Attorney General Pick

He predicted the process will go "very quickly". The president also confirmed reports that he plans to nominate State Department spokeswoman ...

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Donald Trump Confirms He Will Nominate William Barr as Next Attorney General

Barr, a lawyer who was previously attorney general from 1991 to 1993 under the late President George HW Bush, has defended Trump's controver...

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Donald Trump blames Mueller probe, 'Presidential Harassment' for approval rating

Mueller last month accused Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort of breaching a plea bargain deal by lying to prosecutors, and he w...

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GOP-led Michigan Senate OKs bill to strip Democrat's power

Scott Walker is weighing whether to sign a sweeping package of bills that would weaken the powers of his Democratic successor. MI voters las...

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All clear after bomb threat forces evacuation at CNN

Bomb threat. We're running taped programming. "Due to a police investigation at Columbus Circle, West 58th Street between 8th and 9th Avenue i...

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NATO Vows To Stay In Afghanistan Despite 'High' Afghan Forces' Losses

Fifteen years after North Atlantic Treaty Organisation took the lead on worldwide security efforts in Afghanistan , the military alliance's for...

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North Korean sends top diplomat to key ally China

Col. Chris Logan told CNN. On Tuesday, national security adviser John Bolton stressed that President Donald Trump thinks holding a second summ...

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Israel Uncovers Second Cross-Border Hezbollah Terror Tunnel

The Israeli military this week launched an open-ended operation to expose and thwart tunnels built by the Lebanese Islamic terror group and crea...

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Theresa May rejects cabinet pleas to postpone Brexit vote

Parliament's vote on British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal will go ahead on December 11, her office said on Thursday, despite a n...

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Trump to pick State Department spokeswoman for United Nations ambassador

If confirmed, Nauert would replace Nikki Haley, who is leaving the post at the end of the year. Nauert was named as the State Department spoke...

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Trump's Bedminster club hired undocumented immigrants, two workers claim

The New York Times identified the women as Victorina Morales , who came to the USA illegally in 1999, and Sandra Diaz, a native of Costa Rica ...

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Dad's lesson on bullying goes viral

Mr Cox published the video later that day, and since then it has been watched over 16 million times and shared on the social media platform al...

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This Country Is Making All Public Transit Free

Fares will be lifted next summer under the recently re-elected coalition government led by Xavier Bettel. Part of the cost for the initiativ...

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Police release last known image of missing Wickford backpacker

Grace Millane's current profile picture on Facebook was uploaded on November 29 - two days before she disappeared. MISSING backpacker last s...

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Rep. Jody Hice: Republicans ‘Need to Deliver’ $5B in Wall Funding

The stopgap measure would keep the government funded through December 21, two weeks after a Friday deadline when funding for a portion of the go...

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Senate Gears Up for Unpredictable Debate on Saudi Arabia and Yemen

Haspel appeared on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to brief a dozen or so senators on intelligence the CIA had about Khashoggi's death at the Saudi co...

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Donald Trump-China trade deal unravels

In a brief statement, China's commerce ministry described the two sides' discussions as "successful", adding it was "confident" of their agree...

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Around 90 mafia suspects held in global sweep

At least 90 people were arrested, and more than three tons of drugs and millions of laundered money were seized across Italy, Germany, Belgium, ...

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Bomb kills three in Iranian port city Chabahar: state media

The state news agency IRNA said some 24 people had been wounded. "This terrorist act led to the martyrdom of two members of the police force...

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Philippines president Duterte, architect of 'war on drugs', jokes about smoking pot

Raymond John Naguit. "Anyone on Facebook who questioned that would get brutally bashed", she said in an interview with FRONTLINE. In his spe...

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Foreign Secretary statement on Iranian ballistic missile launch

Over the weekend, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo charged that Iran tested a medium-range missile capable of carrying multiple warheads an...

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Donald Trump likely to meet Kim Jong Un again in early 2019

The South Korean daily Hankyoreh reported that Moon was angry about press reports claiming discord between the USA and South Korea. Moon said ...

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PETA Gets Dogged For Tweet Demanding End To 'Anti-Animal Language'

The animal rights group then provided followers with alternative variations of common phrases "to remove speciesism from your daily conversati...

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Two US Marine planes crash while refueling off Japan

Marine Corps officials confirmed the incident but offered little information in a statement. The crew member was being assessed by doctors, t...

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CCTV footage emerges of chaos as thugs target Global Citizen concert-goers

The concert featured performances by Pharrell , Ed Sheeran , Kacey Musgraves, Chris Martin , Usher, Wizkid, plus Beyoncé and JAY-Z. Thousan...

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MPs release secret documents showing Facebook targeted rivals

The documents were part of a California lawsuit filed by app developer Six4Three. Internal emails at Facebook Inc., including those involv...

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George Soros-backed university is 'forced out' of Hungary

Founded by the Hungarian-born Soros in 1991 and chartered in the USA state of NY, the CEU says it was the target of a law passed April 2017 th...

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