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Brussels has released data showing it expects Britain to have the weakest growth in the European Union over the next two years, heaping pressure on Theresa May as she seeks their agreement for a Brexit deal. "But my message to my brother and to all leave campaigners is that inflicting such serious economic and political harm on the country will leave an indelible impression of incompetence in the minds of the public".
  • President Trump says more White House reporters could have credentials revoked

    President Trump says more White House reporters could have credentials revoked

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    Kimmel went on to say that it's completely ridiculous for the White House Press Secretary to "intentionally disseminated doctored video footage to discredit a reputable journalist", and as such, "she should be fired". " CNN should be ashamed of themselves, having you work for them", he said. "But she's very nasty, and she shouldn't be". Kathy Griffin, President Trump , April Ryan .
  • Heater malfunction mistaken for gunfire at high school

    Heater malfunction mistaken for gunfire at high school

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    Later officials said the incident was caused by a malfunctioning water heater. "Pender County Schools is taking all precautions to ensure the safety of students and staff". In a news release, schools spokeswoman Miranda Ferguson wrote that buses were being rerouted. Parents and students are gathering in the parking lot of a Lowes Foods.
  • Deadly California wildfire causes

    Deadly California wildfire causes "utter panic" as people try to escape

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    Fanned by strong winds, it has scorched 70,000 acres (28,300 hectares) and has not been contained, the California Fire Department (Cal Fire) said. The blaze earlier ripped through Paradise , about 20 miles east of Chico. "There's nothing much left standing". Authorities said around 105,000 people had been evacuated in southern California . California Governor-elect Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency to provide assistance to the fire-hit areas.
  • Navy ship takes on water after Tsakos aframax collision

    Navy ship takes on water after Tsakos aframax collision

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    There were 137 people aboard the KNM Helge Ingstad frigate and 23 others on the Sola TS tanker when the collision occurred outside the Sture Terminal, an oil terminal 50 km northwest of Bergen, Norway, according to VG newspaper. "According to our assessments, there's no reason to believe that anything, like an accident, could happen with the weapons" on board, he said. Aframax tanker in full load is restricted in maneuverability by definition, while frigate, by definition, is speedy ...
  • Palm Beach, Broward judges side with Scott

    Palm Beach, Broward judges side with Scott

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    Bush in the recount during the 2000 presidential election. "Don't worry, Florida - I am sending much better lawyers to expose the FRAUD!" Trump said on Twitter , without elaborating. "It's always the Democrats". The next year in Virginia , Elias had a client up by just over 12,000 votes and said recounts should only be done when there are "dozens or a few hundred votes separating the candidates".
  • Trump hints at potential federal role in Florida recount

    Trump hints at potential federal role in Florida recount

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    Indeed, the Nelson-Scott race is so tight that it could trigger a recount by hand, according to Democratic election lawyer Marc Elias . The statement said state law requires a recount when the margin between candidates is less than a one-half percentage point.
  • Leftists Rally at White House to Protest Trump, Protect Mueller

    Leftists Rally at White House to Protest Trump, Protect Mueller

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    More than 100 people gather at Monument Square on Thursday evening to protest the ouster of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the impact it could have on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe. Boone said the protestors want to see the Mueller probe protected, and its final conclusions released to the public. Still, those in Alabama touting a possible Sessions return to the Senate include Luther Strange, the Republican who temporarily replaced Sessions in the Senate ...
  • Australian police treating deadly knife attack as terrorism

    Australian police treating deadly knife attack as terrorism

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    Police work at the crime scene following a stabbing incident in Melbourne on November 9, 2018 . As flames engulfed the vehicle, the man attacked them and they shot him in the struggle, he said. "A small number of people are being treated for stab wounds". The suspect attacked and stabbed two other people, with one reported to have suffered a head wound.
  • Trump Administration Moves to Curb Migrants' Asylum Claims

    Trump Administration Moves to Curb Migrants' Asylum Claims

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    The new measures under preparation would continue to allow foreigners to request asylum if they enter the country legally at USA ports of entry, but not those who cross without authorization, administration officials said. As of Thursday , there are more than 5,600 US troops deployed to the border mission, with about 550 actually working on the border in Texas. Under the old rule, any immigrant in the country illegally arrested anywhere could instantly claim asylum and a case had to be filed ...
  • Fly Jamaica jet crash-lands at Guyana (OJ256 to Toronto)

    Fly Jamaica jet crash-lands at Guyana (OJ256 to Toronto)

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    In July 2011, a Boeing 737-800 aircraft belonging to Trinidad-based Caribbean Airlines crashed at Cheddi Jagan after landing too far down the runway and running out of braking space, injuring several people. The Boeing 757-200, registered as N524AT, overran the end of the runway and crossed through the airport perimeter fence. The passengers included a crew of eight, two infants, two Jamaicans nationals, an American, 82 Canadians, 35 Guyanese, a Pakistani and the Trinidadian.
  • Deaths feared as wildfire engulfs North California town

    Deaths feared as wildfire engulfs North California town

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    A home burns during the Camp fire in Paradise, California on November 08, 2018. The winds calmed down in the valley, but they were still shifting and erratic, with speeds of up to 45 miles per hour along ridge tops, he said. People in some neighborhoods have been told to get out. "That's when I chose to get out". Residents described fleeing their homes and then getting stuck on gridlocked roads as flames approached, sparking explosions and toppling utility poles.
  • Taliban, Afghan leaders meet for talks in Moscow

    Taliban, Afghan leaders meet for talks in Moscow

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    Newly appointed USA peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has been trying to convince the Taliban to agree to negotiate an end to the war and there are fears the Russian meeting could derail those efforts. [Ashraf] Ghani, chose to send a delegation of the country's High Peace Council to the meeting". Regional players like Pakistan, China and Iran are among the participants of the meeting hosted by Russian Federation.
  • White House Bars CNN Reporter After Verbal Duel With Trump

    White House Bars CNN Reporter After Verbal Duel With Trump

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    CNN has labeled Sanders' characterization of Acosta's exchange with the intern as a lie . When an intern attempted to take the microphone away from Acosta, he seemed to push away her arm - an incident that prompted press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to suspend his press pass.
  • White House accused of using 'doctored' Jim Acosta video

    White House accused of using 'doctored' Jim Acosta video

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    The battle between President Donald Trump's White House and CNN's Jim Acosta became incendiary Wednesday. Acosta then attempted to ask a follow-up question, only to be told by the president, "That's enough". At the earlier news conference Mr Trump, when asked by Mr Acosta if he had "demonised immigrants" during the midterms campaign, replied: "No, I want them to come into the country".
  • Body found in rubble of collapsed building in Marseille

    Body found in rubble of collapsed building in Marseille

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    Authorities initially said there may be up to to eight victims. The collapse has highlighted concerns over the condition of up to 6,000 buildings in Marseille, which have been estimated to be in similarly poor fix. "Everybody knew about the problems with the two collapsed buildings", Patrick Lacoste, a spokesman for a local housing action group, said . "People died for nothing, even though we knew".
  • A quick guide to following firsts for women in the Midterm results

    A quick guide to following firsts for women in the Midterm results

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    A rainbow forms over the US Capitol as evening sets on midterm Election Day in Washington , US Nov. 6, 2018. President Clinton's first midterm was met with a loss of 54 House seats and nine Senate seats. Democrats who picked up Republican-held seats included Donna Shalala, a former Cabinet secretary under President Bill Clinton, in Florida. Meanwhile, Sen.
  • Here are the candidates who made history in the 2018 midterms

    Here are the candidates who made history in the 2018 midterms

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    She stunned the political establishment in September, defeating a 10-term incumbent in the Democratic primary, and was unopposed on Tuesday. Record numbers of women and ethnic minorities ran for office in 2018, paving the way for a number of historic landmarks on Tuesday night.
  • Mail bomb suspect to appear in NY court today

    Mail bomb suspect to appear in NY court today

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    The 56-year-old appeared in court wearing a blue T-shirt with his gray hair pulled back in a tight pony tail. Still, Sayoc faces almost 50 years in prison if convicted on five federal charges filed in NY. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., former CIA Director John Brennan and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper. Assistant prosecutors to Manhattan U.S.
  • Dead brothel owner Dennis Hof wins election in Nevada, U.S.

    Dead brothel owner Dennis Hof wins election in Nevada, U.S.

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    He may be dead, but Dennis Hof scored 69.02% in Tuesday's vote against Democratic candidate Lesia Romanov , at 30.98%, to win the assembly seat representing rural southern Nye County, official records showed. Hof ran for office in 2016 as a Libertarian but lost the race. About 20 brothels operate in Nevada in mostly rural areas. As a result, Nevada Republicans encouraged people to vote for him anyway.
  • Lion Air: Plane involved in tarmac accident after 189 killed in tragedy

    Lion Air: Plane involved in tarmac accident after 189 killed in tragedy

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    Prior to the accident, Daniel said that Lion Air had held daily meetings with Boeing representatives in Indonesia and said that several announcements will be made in due course all of which is based on these meetings. Some modern aircraft have systems created to correct the posture of the wings automatically to keep flying safely. Industry insiders said that the completion of the Zhoushan plant, announced amid ongoing China-US trade frictions, reflects US companies' heavy dependence on ...
  • Second Summit with North Korea's Kim in Early 2019

    Second Summit with North Korea's Kim in Early 2019

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    North Korea has long sought U.S. recognition as a nuclear state and guarantees for the survival of the generational Kim regime, which human rights groups consider one of the most repressive in the world. North Korea has increasingly called for sanctions relief in return for its denuclearization steps, but the United States has refused to comply until the full and verified denuclearization of the regime.