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The Russian Defense Ministry has confirmed that head of the Main Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces (GRU) Igor Korobov had passed away aged 63 after a serious illness. Washington and its allies had also accused the GRU of hacking the 2016 United States presidential campaign and disrupting anti-doping efforts in world sports.
  • Troops get new authority to use force to protect border patrol

    Troops get new authority to use force to protect border patrol

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    In the "Cabinet memo" that he signed, Kelly justified the action by arguing "credible evidence and intelligence" had suggested the migrants 'may prompt incidents of violence and disorder'. "There is no violation of Posse Comitatus, there's no violation here at all", Mattis said. According to the head of the Pentagon, the relevant instructions of the White house affect almost 5800 soldiers, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to Deutsche Welle.
  • Caneiro Family Murders: Mystery Surrounds Family Massacre at New Jersey Mansion

    Caneiro Family Murders: Mystery Surrounds Family Massacre at New Jersey Mansion

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    The children were identified as Jesse, 11, and Sophia, 8. The call for the Colts Neck fire came in at 12:38 p.m. on Tuesday - more than four hours after the Ocean Township fire - and more than 20 fire departments responded. According to USA Today , Paul Caneiro allegedly tried to burn down his Tilton Drive home "using gasoline and igniting the gasoline causing the residence to catch fire while his wife and two daughters were inside".
  • "I'm gonna catch the baby:" Video shows dramatic escape from fire

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    Two residents were taken to a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries, and one firefighter was treated for minor burns. Bryon Campbell told TV station KTVT that he saw a woman holding a baby out a window. "As long as I got my family, I'm good". "Throwing my baby out to complete stranger that I didn't know, but I do thank him because without him my child's life would not have been saved", said Shuntara Thomas .
  • 'Money doesn't mean everything': Turkey slams Trump over Khashoggi murder

    'Money doesn't mean everything': Turkey slams Trump over Khashoggi murder

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    At Abu Dhabi airport, the Crown Prince was received by Sheikh Muhammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown prince of Abu Dhabi and deputy supreme commander of the UAE Armed Forces. His father denies it, the king, vehemently. Attiah also described reports that Trump intends to meet with MBS during the summit as "disgraceful". Trump says the kingdom is an important ally that has helped to lower oil prices.
  • Nancy Pelosi sidelines speaker challenger, wins praise from Barack Obama

    Nancy Pelosi sidelines speaker challenger, wins praise from Barack Obama

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    Pelosi, now the House Democratic leader, enjoys broad support. Pelosi, who served as speaker from 2007 to 2011, is likely to win the first round of voting Wednesday in the Democratic caucus' closed-door secret election . There's also a possibility Fudge could find a way to support Pelosi if they reached some agreement; the lawmakers met Friday to discuss the ongoing battle.
  • 85,000 Children Under 5 May Have Died of Starvation in Yemen War

    85,000 Children Under 5 May Have Died of Starvation in Yemen War

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    The plea comes as United Nations envoy Martin Griffiths prepares to hold talks with the rebels in the capital Sanaa during a visit aimed at laying the groundwork for peace talks in Sweden . Security Council passes a British-drafted resolution on Yemen. United Nations agencies say up to 14 million Yemenis are at risk of starvation if fighting closes the port of Hodeida, a gateway for humanitarian aid.
  • Multiple Injured in Alabama Mall Shooting; Suspect Dead

    Multiple Injured in Alabama Mall Shooting; Suspect Dead

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    Rector said that the incident began with an altercation between an 18-year-old and another individual in a common area between JC Penney and Foot Action. The police officers involved in the shooting have been placed on administrative leave, pending an investigation into the shooting. Her condition was not immediately known.
  • India protests against harassment of high commission officials in Pakistan

    India protests against harassment of high commission officials in Pakistan

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    At a time when India and Pakistan have shown positive signs in constructing the Kartarpur Sahib corridor , Indian diplomats in Pakistan were reportedly humiliated and barred from entering Gurdwara Nankana Sahib on Wednesday night. India also said it will build and develop a corridor from Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur district to the International Border to facilitate Sikh pilgrims visiting Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur on the banks of the Ravi river in Pakistan.
  • EU, Britain agree draft declaration on post-Brexit ties

    EU, Britain agree draft declaration on post-Brexit ties

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    Brussels and London on Thursday announced they had hammered out a draft political declaration on future EU-UK ties to accompany last week's deal on the terms of Britain's withdrawal from the bloc. It said if there had to be a divorce, it should be as soft as possible and added: "A UK-wide backstop with the entire United Kingdom in a customs union is preferable to a Northern Ireland-only backstop".
  • Karachi attack: Two policemen dead as gunmen storm Chinese consulate

    Karachi attack: Two policemen dead as gunmen storm Chinese consulate

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    It is unclear if any Chinese officials were harmed. Local television showed thick black smoke billowing from a building as police counter terrorist teams advanced. It added that the attack was part of a conspiracy aimed at undermining economic and strategic cooperation between the two nations. Khan vowed that such incidents would never be able to undermine Pakistan's relations with China, which are 'mightier than the Himalayas and deeper than the Arabian Sea'.
  • US Man Killed by Andaman Tribe an

    US Man Killed by Andaman Tribe an "Adventure Enthusiast": MHA

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    Recovering the body could take days, if it happens at all, as authorities insist they cannot disturb the tribe or their habitat in the highly sensitive zone. Chau was last seen alive on November 16. "It will also be ascertained whether the victim had taken the help of these fishermen or others to venture to the island on an earlier occasion", the police chief said.
  • Two police killed at Chinese Consulate in Pakistan

    Two police killed at Chinese Consulate in Pakistan

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    According to state TV, The prime minister expressed resolved to bring the criminal minds behind the attack to justice. "Such incidents will never be able to undermine Pak-China relationship", the statement said. The hospital later said at a news briefing the attack was over. China has called Pakistan a showcase for its worldwide development campaign, the Belt and Road Initiative.
  • On Thanksgiving, Trump threatens to shut down the border

    On Thanksgiving, Trump threatens to shut down the border

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    On Wednesday Mattis said President Trump saw "the need" to back up Border Patrol and indicated the military is "sizing up" the additional measures authorized. Mr Trump vowed to close the entire border if U.S. officials "find that it gets to a level where we are going to lose control or where people are going to start getting hurt".
  • Dead baby found on Queensland beach was 'sacrificed'

    Dead baby found on Queensland beach was 'sacrificed'

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    Police said that the girl showed no visible signs of injury, however the investigation was still in its early stages. It's believed the tiny girl was swept 30km north in the ocean before her lifeless body was found lying in the sand at the edge of the water on Surfers Paradise beach in a tragic discovery by a passer-by in the early hours of Monday morning.
  • With no recount in close race, Democrats break supermajority in NC Senate

    With no recount in close race, Democrats break supermajority in NC Senate

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    The overall balance of power in the House come January stands at Democrats with 232 seats and Republicans with 200. According to the Los Angeles Times, the last time Orange County had no Republican U.S. "I'm a different kind of candidate", she had said. The next election in the U.S. will take place in 2020 for the presidency. While the election delivered mixed results around the USA, it affirmed California's reputation as a Democratic fortress.
  • Will it snow on Thanksgiving in Utah?

    Will it snow on Thanksgiving in Utah?

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    The Diary of A Wimpy Kid balloon floats down Central Park West during the 91st Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 22, 2017. A second, stronger and colder storm was expected to move into the area Friday evening through Sunday morning, bringing snow to the mountains and higher valleys.
  • Woman reportedly killed boyfriend, made traditional dish with his remains

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    She had been in a relationship with the victim for seven years. She told police that she killed him in a moment of "insanity" when she was arrested after DNA samples proved it was his body. The woman's culinary delights weren't reportedly revealed until her long-time boyfriend vanished into thin air and his suspicious brother subsequently spotted a tooth stuck in her blender.
  • Finland baffled over Donald Trump raking comments during California wildfire visit

    Finland baffled over Donald Trump raking comments during California wildfire visit

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    Finns woke up to find their country was trending on social media and the comment has inspired them to demonstrate their forest " raking and cleaning " abilities on Twitter . "I was watching the firemen the other day and they were raking areas", Mr Trump said . Even before those comments, Trump received a slew of criticism for a tone-deaf response to a state hurting badly from the human and economic impact of its most deadly wildfire in history, and where nearly 1300 people are listed ...
  • Trump sends written responses to special counsel Mueller

    Trump sends written responses to special counsel Mueller

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    Two very different things could happen next. His legal team has been negotiating the terms of answering questions with Mueller's team for months. Trump's cooperation with Mueller's office has been seen as a compromise. Trump joins a list of recent presidents who have submitted to questioning as part of a criminal investigation. In 2004, George W. Bush was interviewed by special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald's office during an investigation into the leaked identity of a Central ...
  • 'Fear of outsiders': American reportedly killed by isolated tribe on Indian island

    'Fear of outsiders': American reportedly killed by isolated tribe on Indian island

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    As per reports in ANI, the seven fishermen took the victim to North Sentinel Island, where the indigenous Sentinelese people live, the police said. After numerous failed attempts to contact and establish communication with the Sentinelese, the Indian government has halted plans to contact them. The Indian government restricts tourist travel to some of the islands.
  • Trump pushed for Clinton, Comey probe

    Trump pushed for Clinton, Comey probe

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    It is not clear if Trump read the memo, but he did not order such a move by the DoJ, although he apparently continued to mention in private his desire to prosecute the two. Tuesday's revelations raise further concerns about Trump's apparent political use of the DOJ, which the president appears to consider a partisan tool to support his administration and harass his critics.
  • Philippines, China sign framework energy deal

    Philippines, China sign framework energy deal

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    Philippine, China working on state visit of Xi Jinping to ManilaTURNING POINT. Extending a warm welcome to Xi, Duterte noted it was the first state visit to his country by a Chinese head of state in 13 years. After that, he will proceed with the wreath-laying ceremony at Rizal Park. After that, the two high-ranking officials will have a restricted meeting and an exchange of gifts, followed by a state banquet with toast remarks.
  • Spain threatens Brexit deal over Gibraltar

    Spain threatens Brexit deal over Gibraltar

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    Spain is the only one of the 27 European Union countries to voice opposition to the 585-page draft Brexit deal so far. "Speech in this case goes not only about Spain", - said, in particular, it. we will not be able to give our agreement", he said. "We want to get a deal that works for the whole United Kingdom family", a spokesman said. Gibraltar Chief Minister Fabian Picardo said the position adopted by Madrid "does little to build mutual confidence and trust going forward".