• Donald Trump urges 'full and complete' jail term for Michael Cohen

    Donald Trump urges 'full and complete' jail term for Michael Cohen

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    He lied for this outcome and should, in my opinion, serve a full and complete sentence . Trump slammed both Cohen and Mueller in a series of tweets shortly after Cohen pleaded guilty in federal court last Thursday. Trump has long surrounded himself with liars , and for quite a while he's been using Twitter to praise the liars who impede the Mueller probe and castigate any former confidante who agrees to tell Mueller the truth about Trumpworld.
  • U.S. slams Iranian medium range ballistic missile test

    U.S. slams Iranian medium range ballistic missile test

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    The test launch violates UN Security Council resolution 2231 that bans Iran from undertaking "any activity related to ballistic missiles created to be capable of delivering nuclear weapons, including launches using such ballistic missile technology".
  • Former president Bush’s service dog takes watch over casket in touching photo

    Former president Bush’s service dog takes watch over casket in touching photo

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    Family spokesman Jim McGrath said other Bush family members are expected to be at the Maryland military base for the arrival. "We are forever grateful to his service to the American people". Writing for the Washington Post on Saturday, Clinton declared of Bush: " I just loved him ". Bush will then be taken by a motorcade procession to the George H.W.
  • Moulton: Pelosi should step down as Speaker after year

    Moulton: Pelosi should step down as Speaker after year

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    House and the second in line of presidential succession, during an informal vote Wednesday. The legislation, called H.R. 1, sets the tone for Democrats as they take the majority in January, though prospects for passage are murky. In an interview with Politico published Wednesday, Trump said he would "totally be willing" to shut down the federal government if Congress doesn't approve the 5 billion dollars he is demanding for building a wall along the nation's southern border with Mexico.
  • Plane arrives in Texas to transport Bush's body

    Plane arrives in Texas to transport Bush's body

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    Thousands paid their respects at a weekend candlelight vigil at a pond and others contributed to growing flower memorials at Bush statues at the library and a park in downtown Houston. Bush will then be returned to Houston to lie in repose at St Martin's Episcopal church before burial on Thursday at his family plot on the library grounds.
  • U.S. and China 'will impose no new tariffs'

    U.S. and China 'will impose no new tariffs'

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    The Chinese leader also said he was "saddened by the passing away of President Bush who had made an important contribution to the China-U.S. friendship and relationship during his lifetime". Wang Yi, China's top diplomat, told reporters that the negotiations had been conducted in a "friendly and candid atmosphere". White House: "President Xi, in a wonderful humanitarian gesture, has agreed to designate Fentanyl as a controlled substance, meaning that people selling Fentanyl to the United ...
  • NYPD tracks down couple who lost ring down grate during engagement

    NYPD tracks down couple who lost ring down grate during engagement

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    PREVIOUS STORY: Police have an important message for the couple who lost their engagement ring in Times Square: We have the ring. " ... Officers rescued it & would like to return it to the happy couple". "Here's a photo of the ring our officers recovered ( and cleaned! )", the NYPD wrote on Twitter . They're now liasing with the police to get the ring back.
  • UK's Labour will try to topple May if Brexit deal rejected

    UK's Labour will try to topple May if Brexit deal rejected

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    The British prime minister has warned the parliament that failure to support her Brexit deal would only lead to more uncertainty. However, she is unlikely to be successful as her deal needs to be approved by a deeply divided British parliament in a vote on December 11.
  • French police struggle to quell riot in Paris

    French police struggle to quell riot in Paris

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    PARIS-President Emmanuel Macron considered declaring a state of emergency as he met security chiefs on December 2, seeking a way out of nationwide protests after rioters turned central Paris into a battle zone and vandalized the Arc de Triomphe monument.
  • Lawyers: Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen deserves no prison

    Lawyers: Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen deserves no prison

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    The report states "his false statement to Congress - which Cohen pleaded guilty to on Thursday - was based on Trump and his team's efforts to "portray contact with Russian representatives" by Trump, his campaign or his company 'as having effectively terminated before the Iowa caucuses of February 1, 2016, '" Politico reports.
  • Sheryl Sandberg reportedly asked Facebook employees to research George Soros

    Sheryl Sandberg reportedly asked Facebook employees to research George Soros

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    Facebook ended its contract with Definers after The New York Times published an investigation on how the social network's executives dealt with crisis. Facebook has stumbled from one mess to another this year as it grapples with continuing fallout from Russia's use of the platform to interfere in the 2016 USA presidential election, the Cambridge Analytica scandal in which user data was harnessed in a bid to help candidate Donald Trump, and a huge security breach involving millions of ...
  • Israel police recommend PM Netanyahu be charged with bribery

    Israel police recommend PM Netanyahu be charged with bribery

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    The Israeli Prime Minister is accused of interfering in regulatory decisions in favour of the Bezeq group and it's chief shareholder Shaul Elovitch - in exchange for favorable reporting on the Walla news website. The Jerusalem Post reported earlier this year that the gifts included champagne and cigars, and were given in exchange for help getting Mr Milchan a USA visa.
  • David's Forecast - Rain and windy today, snow tonight

    David's Forecast - Rain and windy today, snow tonight

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    Back in the metro, rain showers will change to snow showers after dark, with snow showers continuing into Sunday . Any sleet or freezing rain is likely to be brief enough to limit any possible ice concerns. No snow accumulation is expected in the metro through this evening. Bad news is that snow return Sunday night with colder air being ushered in. The weather will really be changing this weekend across the state of Wisconsin.
  • Putin Says He And Trump Briefly Discussed Ukraine Naval Confrontation

    Putin Says He And Trump Briefly Discussed Ukraine Naval Confrontation

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    G-20 leaders Friday opened annual talks rent by the deepest divisions since their first summit 10 years ago, as U.S. President Donald Trump came under fire and Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler came in from the cold. Trump had previously canceled a more formal meeting with the Russian leader, citing recent territorial disputes between Russia and Ukraine. But ahead of the summit's official start Mr Trump signed a trade deal with the Mexican and Canadian leaders.
  • Engagement ring lost moments before proposal found by police

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    All was not lost - police found the ring at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. The NYPD is asking for your help in reuniting an engagement ring with a couple after a proposal went south in a scene right out of a movie on Friday. The department has taken to social media in an effort to enlist the public's help in locating the couple. The NYPD then posted a video on Twitter with the caption: 'WANTED for dropping his fiancée's ring in Times Square!' Which is great news, except the couple never left any ...
  • South Korean train crosses DMZ into North Korea

    South Korean train crosses DMZ into North Korea

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    Sanctions enforced by the United Nations Security Council and the USA prohibit sending fuel or conducting economic activities that could generate cash for Kim's regime. "The President spoke [with Moon] about his intention to hold a second summit between the United States and North Korea ", said White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, recalling the first summit between the two leaders in Singapore, in July of this year.
  • George H W Bush, 94, has died - family say

    George H W Bush, 94, has died - family say

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    The Republican politician also served as a congressman, ambassador and director of Central Intelligence. Bush was president of the USA from 1989-1993 and brought a "dedication to traditional American values" and a determination to make the US a "kinder and gentler nation", according to a White House biography.
  • White officer indicted for murder in killing of black man

    White officer indicted for murder in killing of black man

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    Botham Jean , a 26-year-old native of the Caribbean island of St. Lucia, died September 6 after Guyger walked into his apartment and shot him twice. On Sept. 9, she was arrested on a manslaughter charge and immediately bailed out. Lee Merritt , an attorney retained by Jean's family, alleged at a news conference days after the shooting that Guyger's version of events conflict with what he had learned about the altercation.
  • Donald Trump, Saudi crown prince have friendly encounter at G-20 summit

    Donald Trump, Saudi crown prince have friendly encounter at G-20 summit

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    Several lawmakers who have seen intelligence reports say the CIA points blame at the crown prince . Although the excerpts do not directly state that the order to kill Khashoggi came from the crown prince , the USA intelligence agency apparently had "medium-to-high" confidence that the crown prince had targeted the dissident writer and to the point of "probably ordering his death", the Journal reported .
  • Chicago alderman expects to be vindicated after federal agents raid his offices

    Chicago alderman expects to be vindicated after federal agents raid his offices

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    Ed Burke and asked about the Federal Bureau of Investigation raids at his offices on Thursday. They then covered the office's floor-to-ceiling windows with brown paper, the Chicago Sun-Times reported. Federal agents remove computer equipment and document boxes from Burke's ward office. "Lock 'em up", yelled the driver of a semi-tractor trailer as he drove past the gathering of reporters and photographers massed in front of Burke's 14Ward offices on 51Street in Gage Park.
  • Trump signs NAFTA replacement deal ahead of G20 summit

    Trump signs NAFTA replacement deal ahead of G20 summit

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    The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, the proposed successor to NAFTA , would allow the first $150 (Canadian) of goods bought in the USA and shipped to Canada to be duty-free. Canada and Mexico are the second and third-biggest U.S. trading partners, each accounting for more than $500 billion in trade per year, nearly rivaling China and the 28 European Union member states combined.