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Macron calls for order after 'yellow vest' attack on police - International

Macron calls for order after 'yellow vest' attack on police - International

Around 2,000 people demonstrated in Paris on Saturday, compared with 4,000 the previous week, police said . Almost 40,000 people took part in a sixth round of nationwide protests on Saturday, acc...

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Tsunami crashes stage during band’s performance in Indonesia

Tsunami crashes stage during band’s performance in Indonesia

The death toll following the tsunami caused by the Anak Krakatau volcano has risen to at least 373, Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency says. The worst-affected area was the Pandeglang region o...

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A Perplexed Brit's Guide To What A US Government Shutdown Actually Means

A Perplexed Brit's Guide To What A US Government Shutdown Actually Means

For now, it looks like the President is unwilling to back down from his demand for $5 billion for his long-promised border wall. Some federal employees would be deemed essential and would continue to ...

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Acting AG set to oversee Russian Federation probe, United States News & Top Stories

Acting AG set to oversee Russian Federation probe, United States News & Top Stories

He also vowed to conduct oversight of Whitaker and inform the public about the man leading the Justice Department following the ouster of Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who had recused himself from...

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With budget talks stalled, USA girds for lengthy government shutdown

With budget talks stalled, USA girds for lengthy government shutdown

He said the counteroffer is more than $1.6 billion - the amount Senate Democrats agreed to earlier in the year for border security - but wouldn't disclose the precise amount or the White House's botto...

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United States to slowly exit Syria

United States to slowly exit Syria

Earlier in the day, Trump tweeted that he and Erdogan had "discussed (Daesh), our mutual involvement in Syria, & the slow & highly coordinated pullout of U.S. The withdrawal decision will fulfill Trum...

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Netanyahu Seeks to Calm Israeli Concerns over Trump's Syria Pullout

Netanyahu Seeks to Calm Israeli Concerns over Trump's Syria Pullout

An Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman on Saturday welcomed President Trump's decision to withdraw American forces from Syria , saying the USA military presence in the Middle East fuels insecurity i...

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Santa Tracker to continue in event of government shutdown

Santa Tracker to continue in event of government shutdown

A child had dialed the phone number listed in a local newspaper ad that invited children to call Santa. In addition to tracking Santa on Christmas Eve, NORAD advises aerospace warnings, air sovereig...

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UK Secretary of Defense: English ship in Ukraine is signal for Russian Federation

UK Secretary of Defense: English ship in Ukraine is signal for Russian Federation

In the so-called border Department of the Federal security service of Russia in the occupied Crimea, claimed that three Ukrainian ship "violated the state border of the Russian Federation and maneuv...

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France's Macron deeply regrets Trump decision on troops in Syria

France's Macron deeply regrets Trump decision on troops in Syria

Also on Sunday, Trump announced that Mattis will be leaving his post on January 1, two months earlier than the defence secretary planned. But Ankara says the US and the Kurdish militia didn't live...

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Indonesia 'volcano' tsunami: Dozens missing after huge wave around Sunda Strait

Indonesia 'volcano' tsunami: Dozens missing after huge wave around Sunda Strait

In September, more than 2,000 people died when a powerful natural disaster struck just off the central Indonesian island of Sulawesi, setting off a tsunami that engulfed the coastal city of Palu. At...

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David's Forecast - Lots of sun and mild for Sunday

David's Forecast - Lots of sun and mild for Sunday

Famous Christmas songs even contain the lines "I'm dreaming of a white Christmas" and "Let it snow". While the Observatory said it expected a high of 24 degrees over the Christmas holidays, which ha...

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With budget talks stalled, United States girds for lengthy government shutdown

With budget talks stalled, United States girds for lengthy government shutdown

Chuck Schumer (D-NY) during a speech on the Senate floor on Saturday. Both the US House of Representatives and the Senate adjourned after Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn , a Texas Republican, sa...

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US 'to pull 7,000 troops' from Afghanistan

US 'to pull 7,000 troops' from Afghanistan

But the withdrawal announced by Trump could embolden Turkey to suspect that an attack on the Kurds wouldn't bring much of a US protest. Trump's decision apparently came on Tuesday as Khalilzad met...

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Turkey bolsters military on Syrian border as US readies pull-out

Turkey bolsters military on Syrian border as US readies pull-out

US officials say it also leaves the door wide open for Russian Federation to exert its influence, giving greater power to the Syrian regime and its backers in Russian Federation and Iran. "We are taki...

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Former Lehigh University student charged with trying to poison his roommate

Former Lehigh University student charged with trying to poison his roommate

Thallium , which is tasteless and odorless, was once used as rat poison in the US until it was banned due to fears of human ingestion, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Ro...

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Supreme Court denies WH request to immediately enforce asylum ban

Supreme Court denies WH request to immediately enforce asylum ban

The government told the justices that if Tigar's order stays in place while the appeal moves through the federal courts, it will frustrate "a coordinated effort by the President, the Attorney Genera...

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Kelsey Berreth’s 1-year-old daughter taken into protective custody

Kelsey Berreth’s 1-year-old daughter taken into protective custody

Frazee's arrest warrant, served at his home outside Woodland Park , has been sealed, Colorado judicial spokesman Rob McCallum said. De Young declined to explain why Frazee has been accused of sol...

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Canada, US call for 'immediate release' of two Canadians in China

Canada, US call for 'immediate release' of two Canadians in China

Meng was released on bail last week in Vancouver pending her United States extradition hearing on fraud charges related to sanctions-breaking business dealings with Iran. The source was not authoriz...

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Whitaker Rejected Ethics Official’s Advice he Should Recuse from Russia Probe

If confirmed, Barr would oversee the Mueller investigation, though his recently surfaced belief that Trump's interactions with ex-FBI Director James Comey would not constitute obstruction of jus...

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