• America moves to wrestle back Kenya from China in new Africa policy
America moves to wrestle back Kenya from China in new Africa policy

John Bolton is accusing both China and Russian Federation of posing a risky threat to US investments in Africa as they increase their presence in the region. Petersburg State University. He warned that the USA will "reevaluate its support for United Nations peacekeeping missions" as well as aid to countries whose governance it finds troublesom...

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  • Accused Russian agent Maria Butina pleads guilty in United States to conspiracy
Accused Russian agent Maria Butina pleads guilty in United States to conspiracy

But when asked by US District Judge Tanya Chutkan if her mind was clear as she prepared to enter her guilty plea , she replied: "Absolutely". The judge overseeing the case has yet to set a sentencing date. helped to pay Butina's bills while she was in the United States and hosted "friendship dinners" that prosecutors say enabled her to "meet i...

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  • First Lady Melania Trump visits Hampton Roads
First Lady Melania Trump visits Hampton Roads

The criticism came after Hannity prompted her to identify the "hardest thing" she's faced during her time in the White House. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. "It's tough because the media wants to bash and focus on negativity". "So I travel the country, meet with peop...

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  • Ryan Zinke: US interior secretary to leave administration
Ryan Zinke: US interior secretary to leave administration

The 57-year old Zinke has yet to speak on this matter. He became a favourite of the U.S. energy and mining industries and a prime target for conservationists and environmental groups. The Senate's top Democratic Chuck Schumer celebrated Zinke's announced departure in a tweet , accusing Zinke of doing damage to the country's natural resources at In...

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  • Turkey expanding military operation in northern Syria: Erdogan
Turkey expanding military operation in northern Syria: Erdogan

Secretary of Defense James Mattis recently directed U.S. troops to establish a series of observation posts in the northeast Syria border region as part of an effort to reduce tensions between Turkey and the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces .

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  • Mueller: FBI is not to blame for Flynn’s false statements
Mueller: FBI is not to blame for Flynn’s false statements

It also includes a so-called "302" report documenting what Flynn told anti-Trump agent Peter Strzok and one other agent during their conversation at the White House. Flynn is scheduled to be on December 18; federal guidelines call for a term of up to six months in prison. They said Manafort among other things lied about interactions with a fo...

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  • Trump fights Democrats in heated on-camera clash
Trump fights Democrats in heated on-camera clash

It will retroactively apply to the two leadership terms she and her counterparts, Minority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Maryland, and Assistant Democratic Leader Jim Clyburn, D-South Carolina, served from 2007 to 2011. In the announcement, Pelosi said incoming Democratic caucus chairman Hakeem Jeffries and the incoming House Rules Committee Chairman Jim M...

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  • IDF Apprehends Palestinians Suspected in West Bank Drive-By Shooting
IDF Apprehends Palestinians Suspected in West Bank Drive-By Shooting

The army said the shooting at a bus stop near the Ofra settlement also wounded at least two other people, although a spokesperson was unable to confirm reports the assailant targeted Israeli soldiers. That attack wounded seven people, including a woman who was seven months pregnant. A 21-year-old Border Policeman was lightly hurt and was taken ...

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  • Theresa May hints she won't fight next election as Conservative leader
Theresa May hints she won't fight next election as Conservative leader

The first would be under the weight of public pressure following a catastrophic no-deal Brexit in the spring - after which Labour would win the keys to Downing Street . Tory Brexiteers are hoping to topple May in Wednesday evening's vote, but she made a last-minute appeal to party-members, saying ditching her now would plunge the country into ...

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  • Three Killed, Gunman on the Run: What We Know About Strasbourg Shooting
Three Killed, Gunman on the Run: What We Know About Strasbourg Shooting

Some 350 officers and two helicopters were searching for the assailant after Tuesday's drama, which involved shooting in multiple neighborhoods of Strasbourg , authorities said. "I heard two or three shots at around 7:55 p.m. (1855 GMT), then I heard screams". The Paris prosecutor, in charge of anti-terror probes in France, was also in Strasbou...

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  • IN teen to face charges in pregnant classmate's death
IN teen to face charges in pregnant classmate's death

Trejo is charged with one count of felony murder and one count of feticide, a level three felony. Trejo, 16, told police that he knew Breana Rouhselang , 17, was pregnant and he was "supposed to be the father of the baby", but neither he nor Rouhselang wanted to have the baby, a probable cause affidavit said.

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  • Downing Street denies reported delay of crucial parliament vote on Brexit deal
Downing Street denies reported delay of crucial parliament vote on Brexit deal

That is likely to take the form of a statement reassuring MPs that the backstop will never need to be used. Monday's decision upheld a finding by the ECJ advocate general, Manuel Campos Sanchez-Bordona, who said last week that article 50 of the Lisbon treaty allows the "unilateral revocation of the notification of the intention to withdraw from t...

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  • India expresses ‘deep satisfaction’ over United Kingdom court’s judgement on Vijay Mallya’s extradition
India expresses ‘deep satisfaction’ over United Kingdom court’s judgement on Vijay Mallya’s extradition

The Westminster magistrates court on Monday allowed the extradition of businessman Vijay Mallya to India to face charges of financial irregularities running into thousands of crores but the process could take months, if not more, according to a leading London-based law firm.

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  • Russian spy who infiltrated U.S. rifle association expected to plea-bargain
Russian spy who infiltrated U.S. rifle association expected to plea-bargain

In 2016, she moved to Washington to study for a master's degree from American University. "When I heard that something is happening to her, I just went to all intelligence chiefs and asked who she was", he said in televised remarks after a council member raised the issue of defending the rights of Russians overseas.

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  • UK PM May defers Tuesday´s vote on Brexit deal
UK PM May defers Tuesday´s vote on Brexit deal

The Prime Minister herself emerged from her official residence at 10 Downing Street in London on Wednesday to acknowledge the challenge against her, and vow to "contest that vote with everything I've got". The first one, David Cameron, resigned after calling the public referendum that led to Britain's decision to pull out of the European Union ...

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  • Former Canadian diplomat goes missing in China
Former Canadian diplomat goes missing in China

She will be under surveillance 24 hours a day and must wear an electronic ankle tag. She must also surrender her passports, of which she has had seven in 11 years, and consent to checks from RCMP and other peace officers. "We've urged China to end all forms of arbitrary detention and to respect the protections and freedoms of all individuals un...

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  • After State Election Wins, Congress Gets Busy On Chief Minister Names
After State Election Wins, Congress Gets Busy On Chief Minister Names

The Congress is set to more than double its elected representatives in the seats reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates in the three Hindi heartland states of Madhya Pradesh , Rajasthan , and Chhattisgarh while the BJP will see its representation in these seats decline by half as compared to the 2013 Assembly po...

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  • United Kingdom can revoke Brexit, EU court rules
United Kingdom can revoke Brexit, EU court rules

The judgment by the full court in Wightman and Others v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union had been expected since the advocate general's opinion last week. Some senior European Union officials have also said that Britain should be allowed to remain but could be asked to give up some of the special terms it has acquired over the ...

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  • Trump considering 4 to be next chief of staff
Trump considering 4 to be next chief of staff

The President is now considering current Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Republican Representative Mark Meadows , chairman of the right-wing House Freedom Caucus , one source said. The search comes after Ayers, Trump's initial choice for the job, bowed out Sunday . But his relationship with the president, Trump's family and some advi...

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  • Five children have died, mother injured after house fire in Ohio
Five children have died, mother injured after house fire in Ohio

Kurt Wright of the Youngstown Fire Department. The mother was taken to a hospital and is being treated for injuries, he said. Fire officials in Youngstown say the woman jumped from a second-floor window and was the only survivor of the Sunday blaze that killed the children, who ranged in age from 1 to 9.

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  • Adam Schiff Believes Trump Faces 'The Real Prospect of Jail Time'
Adam Schiff Believes Trump Faces 'The Real Prospect of Jail Time'

His remarks came after Trump denied prosecutors' accusations that the United States president's former lawyer Cohen acted at Trump's behest when making payments to silence two women, including former porn star Stormy Daniels, who claimed to have had affairs with Trump prior to his election campaign in 2016.

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  • Trump's pick for chief of staff out of running
Trump's pick for chief of staff out of running

But a White House official said Sunday that Trump and Ayers could not reach agreement on Ayers' length of service and that he would instead assist the president from outside the administration. CNN has also confirmed Meadows is on the shortlist to replace Kelly, who is expected to leave by the end of the year. Trump has asked confidants what ...

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  • Dem: Illegal payments 'impeachable offense' if Trump ordered
Dem: Illegal payments 'impeachable offense' if Trump ordered

The investigation has cast a shadow over Trump's presidency with its implication Moscow may have had a hand in his White House victory. Trump allies argue that if Mueller had information that Trump broke the law, the special counsel would have made his case against him by now.

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  • United Kingdom parliament vote on May's Brexit deal will take place as planned
United Kingdom parliament vote on May's Brexit deal will take place as planned

Graham Brady, the influential chairman of the 1922 Committee of Tory lawmakers, publicly suggested May should postpone Tuesday's vote to give her time to strike a compromise with pro-Brexit lawmakers over a mechanism for ending the so-called Northern Ireland backstop.

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  • Fields guilty of 1st-degree murder in Charlottesville vehicle attack
Fields guilty of 1st-degree murder in Charlottesville vehicle attack

City leaders eventually tried to stop the rally from being held, but a judge allowed it to move forward, citing free speech rights. His attorney, John Hill , argued that Fields panicked and drove his auto into the group after hours of brawls breaking out in the streets between protesters and counter-protesters.

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  • U.S. House committee releases transcript of closed-door interview with James Comey
U.S. House committee releases transcript of closed-door interview with James Comey

Comey was in charge of both investigations. According to the transcript , Comey did not respond some specific questions related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. 'It's a shocking suggestion coming from any senior official, no less the president. Strzok fought with Republican lawmake...

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  • Ex-FBI director Comey grilled again in US Congress
Ex-FBI director Comey grilled again in US Congress

When asked if the FBI had any evidence that anyone in the Trump campaign conspired to hack the DNC server, Comey gave a long-winded answer referring to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation as to why he couldn't answer. The interview comes as GOP lawmakers wrap up a yearlong investigation into decisions made at the Justice Department dur...

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  • Trump denies collusion after major revelations in Russian Federation probe
Trump denies collusion after major revelations in Russian Federation probe

These are all from New York's federal courts and are unrelated to the investigation of whether anybody in Trump's circle coordinated with Russian officials in their attempts to manipulate the outcome of the 2016 election. officials suspect is a Russian intelligence operative, and about his contacts with Trump administration officials after striking...

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  • White House chief of staff John Kelly expected to step down soon
White House chief of staff John Kelly expected to step down soon

He said that Kelly "controlled access" to Trump, which sometimes angered the president and led to reported "dust-ups" between the two in recent months. He fired Omarosa Manigault, the former reality star who served in a senior communications post, but she ended up recording the conversation, which took place in the secure Situation Room.

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  • Imagery shows North Korean ballistic missile base expansion
Imagery shows North Korean ballistic missile base expansion

Satellite images viewed by CNN showed that the Yeongjeo-dong missile base and a nearby, previously unreported site were not only active but were being upgraded. North Korea wants sanctions relief, the end-of-war declaration and other reciprocal measures from the United States, arguing it has taken some steps, like dismantling its nuclear testin...

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  • Man to be charged with murder of British backpacker Grace Millane
Man to be charged with murder of British backpacker Grace Millane

Beard said the investigation had progressed rapidly since identifying the last sighting of Millane at CityLife hotel in central Auckland at 9.41pm last Saturday, and the police had received a huge amount of information from the public. Grace Millane's father, David Millane, made a tearful pela for his daughter's return. Det Insp Beard added: "We ...

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  • Mueller accuses Manafort of lying, but not about Russian Federation collusion
Mueller accuses Manafort of lying, but not about Russian Federation collusion

While Cohen implicated the president in the hush payments to two women - adult film actress Stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal - in his guilty plea in August in NY, the filing on Friday marked the first time federal prosecutors officially concurred.

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  • Here's What Heather Nauert Will Bring to the Role of UN Ambassador
Here's What Heather Nauert Will Bring to the Role of UN Ambassador

The U.N. has had several female ambassadors from the U.S. The post is not always a Cabinet-level position. Like Haley, a former SC governor, Nauert would come to the job with little experience in diplomacy. The 48-year-old native of IL is deemed by State Department colleagues as "hard-working" and "well in over her head at an understaffed agenc...

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  • Chinese tech executive lied to evade sanctions on Iran, U.S. charges
Chinese tech executive lied to evade sanctions on Iran, U.S. charges

The detention was part of an American investigation into an alleged scheme to use the global banking system to evade USA sanctions against Iran. Ms. The White House also denied any involvement in Meng's arrest. The case will likely intensify pressure on the Trudeau government, which is being urged to refuse to allow Huawei products in Canada's ...

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  • Mafia raids across Europe target 'Ndrangheta group
Mafia raids across Europe target 'Ndrangheta group

Almost 90 people including high-ranking members of the powerful organised crime syndicate accused of drug trafficking and money laundering were arrested in coordinated raids in six countries, European Union justice agency Eurojust said .

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