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The government can choose to reverse Article 50 without the agreement of other EU member states, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled. Monday's ruling comes the day before a crunch House of Commons vote on the Prime Minister's Brexit deal, which she is anticipated to lose amid opposition from all sides.
  • Hezbollah tunnel dug from Lebanon is latest found by Israel

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    They did not reveal the location of the tunnel found Saturday. Israeli forces also put blue marks on some rocks near the Blue Line and extended a black cable on the ground. Speaking with foreign diplomats in Israel on Thursday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he expected the UN's security council to convene on the tunnels.
  • Australia encrypted data bill passes first hurdle

    Australia encrypted data bill passes first hurdle

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    The third stage is also compulsory and demands companies proactively work to build mechanisms to help authorities collect information. Labor agreed to drop amendments it had been pushing for after the Coalition government raised concerns about national security, relating to terror threats over the holidays.
  • His Last Words Before Execution: 'Beats Being on Death Row'

    His Last Words Before Execution: 'Beats Being on Death Row'

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    Mays asked him to repeat himself, and his words were still hard to understand, but his attorney, Stephen Kissinger, said he understood them to be, "Beats being on death row ". In recent decades, states have moved away from the electric chair, and no state now uses electrocution as its main execution method, said Robert Dunham.
  • UK PM May expected to delay Brexit vote, demand better deal - S

    UK PM May expected to delay Brexit vote, demand better deal - S

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    The Times reported on Saturday that plans were being made across party lines to vote against May's leadership if she loses Tuesday's vote. Her comments came as critics said Mrs May could be forced to stand down if her deal was defeated. they will listen". Of the 60 Conservative MPs in the Anglia region, 20 are on the government payroll as ministers or whips and so would be expected to support the deal or resign.
  • Winter storm slams large part of U.S.

    Winter storm slams large part of U.S.

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    The next weather briefing will be at 4:00 p.m. Meanwhile, a Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for Fannin, Gilmer, Pickens, Forsyth, Jackson, Madison, Gwinnett, Barrow, Clarke, Oconee, Oglethorpe, and Walton counties through early Monday morning.
  • Ukraine says will send naval ships through Kerch Strait soon

    Ukraine says will send naval ships through Kerch Strait soon

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    The Arms Control Directorate of the Ukrainian General Staff requested the flight under the Open Skies Treaty, which allows unarmed aerial surveillance flights over the entire territory of participating states. Canada recalled that the aid package will be allocated to support "the government of Ukraine, civil society and independent media in countering Russian disinformation on the eve of elections in 2019".
  • Grace Millane: Body found in backpacker murder probe

    Grace Millane: Body found in backpacker murder probe

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    Officers on Sunday were combing an area of bush near a road in the western outskirts of Auckland - about 25km from where the 22-year-old tourist was last spotted entering a central city hotel with a man on December 1. "I can now advise that a short time ago, we located a body, which we believe to be Grace". Saturday, police said they believed Millane was dead and that a man seen with her in Auckland the night she disappeared will be charged in her death.
  • Trump denies collusion after major revelations in Russian Federation probe

    Trump denies collusion after major revelations in Russian Federation probe

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    Trump tweeted shortly after the filing. They said his sentence should reflect a "modest" reduction from the four to five years they said federal guidelines would suggest. "Time for the Witch Hunt to END!" Federal prosecutors said Cohen made the payments in "coordination with and the direction of" Trump. In an additional filing Friday evening, prosecutors said former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort lied to them about his contacts with a Russian associate and Trump administration ...
  • Democrat Dan McCready Withdraws Concession Amid Election Fraud Allegations

    Democrat Dan McCready Withdraws Concession Amid Election Fraud Allegations

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    McCready's announcement comes as North Carolina election officials continue to investigate potential allegations of electoral fraud and other voting issues related to absentee ballots. A new election may well be the only way for the GOP to save this seat ... if that's possible after this debacle, even in a district with an R+8 Cook index.
  • Protesters Kneel Before Police in Shopping District at Paris Protest

    Protesters Kneel Before Police in Shopping District at Paris Protest

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    At least 500 people were arrested. Shouts of "Macron, resign" mingled with the tear gas near the famous Champs-Elysees avenue, the scene of the worst rioting in Paris for decades last weekend. About 89,000 police were deployed across France on Saturday, some 8,000 of them in Paris . Officials are also concerned about far-right, anarchist and anti-capitalist groups like Black Bloc that have mimicked the " yellow vest " movement.
  • Britain promises not to extradite Julian Assange

    Britain promises not to extradite Julian Assange

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    Assange's lawyer in Ecuador, Carlos Poveda, has told Sputnik that his client was ready to surrender to the UK authorities after receiving written guarantees from London that he would not be extradited to the United States or any other country.
  • Man who drove car into counter-protesters in Charlottesville convicted of murder

    Man who drove car into counter-protesters in Charlottesville convicted of murder

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    Fields, who drove from OH to Virginia to support white nationalist demonstrators, faces up to life in prison at sentencing on Monday. A 12-person jury of seven women and five men also found Fields guilty on charges of aggravated malicious wounding, three counts of malicious wounding and one count of leaving the scene of an accident causing serious injury or death.
  • Israel Tells Lebanon, U.N. Peacekeepers to Destroy Attack Tunnel

    Israel Tells Lebanon, U.N. Peacekeepers to Destroy Attack Tunnel

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    The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) released footage on December 4 that they said showed a Hezbollah operative inside an "attack tunnel" dug from Lebanon into Israel. "UNIFIL watches the blue line around the clock and reports all violations of Security Council resolution 1701 ". "I assess that we have a clear picture of all of the tunnels, but you can never be sure", he said.
  • US Braces To Sail Warship Into Black Sea Amidst Russia Ukraine Conflict

    US Braces To Sail Warship Into Black Sea Amidst Russia Ukraine Conflict

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    The vessels were on a mission to sail from the Black Sea into the Sea of Azov and operating in line with a 2003 treaty with Russian Federation that allowed Ukrainian ships free passage through the Kerch Strait . Ukraine is not a member of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. Russia's Investigative Committee has accused the Ukrainians of illegal border crossing.
  • Putin voices support for Venezuelan leader visiting Russia

    Putin voices support for Venezuelan leader visiting Russia

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    Last month, the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela's vice president on economic development, Jesus Faria, said Maduro could visit Russian Federation by the end of this year to discuss economic projects. In response, Erdogan said he was willing to strengthen trade ties. These attempts will further deepen instability. Without naming the United States , Maduro decried sanctions and said Venezuela had the right to sell gold.
  • Trump aide John Kelly to leave White House job

    Trump aide John Kelly to leave White House job

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    According to Axios , Kelly will be replaced by Nick Ayers , who now works as chief of staff for Vice President Mike Pence. " John Kelly will be leaving - I don't know if I can say "retiring", Trump said. Both the attorney general and United Nations ambassador positions require Senate confirmation. Kelly spent more than four decades rising through the Marine Corps ranks before retiring in 2016 as a four-star general.
  • Six dead and dozens hurt in nightclub stampede in Italy

    Six dead and dozens hurt in nightclub stampede in Italy

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    Fourteen of the injured were in serious condition, and some 40 others less seriously injured, he said. Local emergency services tweeted pictures of first responders treating injured patrons outside the nightclub. Pope Francis said during Saturday's Angelus prayers that he would pray for "the children and the mother who died last night.as well as for the injured".
  • Trump chooses chief of the Army to be top military adviser

    Trump chooses chief of the Army to be top military adviser

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    Mr. Trump made the announcement on Twitter before the Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia Saturday. West Wing officials widely believe that chief of staff John Kelly's departure is imminent and that Nick Ayers, chief of staff to Vice President Pence, will replace him.
  • Disappearance of missing backpacker in Auckland being treated as murder

    Disappearance of missing backpacker in Auckland being treated as murder

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    Detective Inspector Scott Beard, from Auckland City Police, said at a press conference today: "Grace is no longer alive and this is a murder investigation". "We know that they were together from the time at the Sky City Hotel". After visiting Peru, she arrived in New Zealand on November 20 and had been in near-daily contact with her family until 1 December.
  • Trump expected to pick Heather Nauert for United Nations ambassador

    Trump expected to pick Heather Nauert for United Nations ambassador

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    After Trump was inaugurated as president in January 2017, Nauert became - with no experience in government, foreign policy or politics - the spokeswoman at the State Department. Trump told The Washington Times in an interview last month that Ms. Nauert was "under strong consideration" for the post, but he was evaluating other candidates.
  • Huawei CFO committed fraud in breach of USA sanctions, prosecutors say

    Huawei CFO committed fraud in breach of USA sanctions, prosecutors say

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    Meng, 46, the daughter of Huawei's founder , appeared in a Vancouver court for a bail hearing as she awaits possible extradition to the United States in the investigation of whether Huawei violated us sanctions against Iran . Crown prosecutors argue Meng violated section 380 of Canada's criminal code, which pertains to fraud. Then it is up to Canada's justice minister to decide whether to extradite her.
  • U.N. Fails to Pass U.S.-Sponsored Resolution Condemning Hamas

    U.N. Fails to Pass U.S.-Sponsored Resolution Condemning Hamas

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    The resolution condemned Hamas for "repeatedly firing rockets into Israel and for inciting violence, thereby putting civilians at risk" and for its military activities in Gaza including constructing tunnels "to infiltrate Israel and equipment to launch rockets into civilian areas".
  • Yemeni talks to start Thursday in Sweden: Houthi leader

    Yemeni talks to start Thursday in Sweden: Houthi leader

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    Earlier this week, the Houthis and the Saudi-backed Yemeni government agreed to a prisoner swap . A 12-member team from the government headed by Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Yamani left for Sweden early Wednesday, a day after rebel delegates landed in Stockholm accompanied by the United Nations peace envoy.