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Already outraged by what they believed to be Prince Mohammed's assassination of Khashoggi-who fled the kingdom past year after criticizing his government's campaign in Yemen-U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., opposes the measure, even though it's expected to pass with bipartisan support. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, a Republican from Tennessee, is preparing a separate resolution condemning the journalist's killing.
  • France hunts for suspected extremist who attacked Christmas market

    France hunts for suspected extremist who attacked Christmas market

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    French authorities have raised the security level to "emergency attack" and strengthened border controls, as well as reinforced surveillance at all Christmas markets "to avoid the risk of copycat attacks". The Independent reported Tuesday evening that the suspect had been cornered by police and that shots had been fired, but it is unclear whether he has been apprehended or killed.
  • US returns 3 disputed bells taken from Philippines in 1901

    US returns 3 disputed bells taken from Philippines in 1901

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    They symbolized how Balangiga locals outsmarted Americans at a USA garrison in Balangiga, killing 48 USA troops. "To the American, the bells are war relics and symbols of honoring their dead heroes and patriots". "It is a time to look ahead as two nations should with shared history and as allies", Philippine secretary of defence Delfin Lorenzana said. "It is time for healing".
  • Qatar rift overshadows Gulf Arab summit as emir stays away

    Qatar rift overshadows Gulf Arab summit as emir stays away

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    The absence of Qatar's Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani , as well as Qatar's recent decision to withdraw from the Saudi-dominated OPEC oil cartel, underlined the simmering crisis facing the Gulf Cooperation Council. "Qatar's emir should have accepted the fair demands (of the boycotting states) and attended the summit", Bahraini Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa said in a tweet.
  • Marines missing off coast of Japan declared dead

    Marines missing off coast of Japan declared dead

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    Its two crew members were rescued alive. Five Marines who have been missing since their plane collided with another jet near Japan have been declared dead, officials said Monday night. Marine Osprey aircraft was wrecked during a nighttime air-to-air refueling exercise in Okinawa Prefecture. "We know this hard decision was made after all resources were exhausted in the vigorous search for the Marines".
  • Russian civil rights leader Lyudmila Alexeyeva dead at 91

    Russian civil rights leader Lyudmila Alexeyeva dead at 91

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    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Putin, of whom Alexeyeva was a strong critic, had sent a message of condolences to her family. Participated in the underground publishing of the Soviet human rights Bulletin " Chronicle of current events ", in 1976 became one of the founders of the human rights Moscow Helsinki group.
  • Labour MP in Brexit Mace protest ‘acted on spur of the moment’

    Labour MP in Brexit Mace protest ‘acted on spur of the moment’

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    Ms Sturgeon said the only thing blocking a parliamentary majority for a fresh vote was the fact that " Labour is not yet behind that". Ex-Brexit secretaries David Davis and Dominic Raab were also said to be "jostling for position" while former foreign secretary Boris Johnson was accused of making a "thinly veiled" grab for her job following a string of newspaper columns critical of Mrs May.
  • Reporter's Notebook: Riots in Paris streets ahead of Macron address

    Reporter's Notebook: Riots in Paris streets ahead of Macron address

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    It was a reference to the 2015 Paris climate accord, which the U.S.is leaving and which Macron has championed worldwide. Social media users mocked Erdogan's statements, citing his own questionable policies and human rights record. French police frisked protesters at train stations around the country, confiscating everything from heavy metal petanque balls to tennis rackets - anything that could remotely be used as a weapon.
  • Mueller, Trump among Time’s ‘Person of the Year’ finalists

    Mueller, Trump among Time’s ‘Person of the Year’ finalists

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    The annual honor, which began in 1927, goes to a person or group of people who were news makers in the past year around the world. Vladimir Putin: Putin was re-elected president of Russian Federation this year. The magazine cited President Moon's role in hosting the North Korean leader's sister at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. and the three historic inter-Korean summits held in 2018.
  • 'Appalling' video shows police yanking one-year-old from his mother's arms

    'Appalling' video shows police yanking one-year-old from his mother's arms

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    The officers can be seen attempting to psychically grab the baby boy from Headley so she could be restrained. "The way they treat people in here from the time you get here in the morning, it's absolutely inhumane", she said. Jeremy Friedman, 32, a massage therapist who has received food stamps, said it's important to examine the NYPD's actions and also those of the Human Resources Administration, where he said he was "treated like I'm not even human".
  • GOP House candidate would back new election if fraud shown

    GOP House candidate would back new election if fraud shown

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    The news comes as the Wake County District Attorney's office and the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation investigate criminal allegations that Dowless used absentee ballots to alter the vote in Bladen County in the race for North Carolina's 9th Congressional District.
  • Arrested Huawei CFO offers to pay for surveillance as she seeks bail

    Arrested Huawei CFO offers to pay for surveillance as she seeks bail

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    Included in those accusations is the allegation that she misrepresented the connection between her company and a subsidiary called Skycom and its business dealings in Iran, which is subject to USA trade sanctions. Meng appeared confident in court early on Monday, smiling and taking her lawyer's arm. On the other hand, the judge also said it's impossible to completely eliminate flight risk - as demanded by the prosecution - and that doing so shouldn't be a condition of her bail.
  • May pulls vote on her divorce deal, thrusting Brexit into the unknown

    May pulls vote on her divorce deal, thrusting Brexit into the unknown

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    Alluding to the main point of concern about her deal she said the Northern Ireland backstop is causing "widespread and deep concern". "For as long as we fail to agree a deal, the risk of an accidental "no deal" increases", May said, adding that her government would step preparations for such an outcome so as to mitigate its worst effects.
  • Congress leads in three BJP-ruled states, TRS in Telangana

    Congress leads in three BJP-ruled states, TRS in Telangana

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    The election was held on November 28 and its result will decide whether Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla of Congress will be able to return for a third consecutive term in office. In the western state of Rajasthan , the Congress was leading in 88 seats of the 199-member assembly against the BJP's 79 in the initial round of counting, according to a count by Times of India.
  • Armenian prime minister's bloc wins parliamentary majority

    Armenian prime minister's bloc wins parliamentary majority

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    According to the results, Prosperous Armenia , led by tycoon Gagik Tsarukyan won 8.2 percent of the votes, while Bright Armenia gained 6.3 percent of the votes. Parliamentary polls had not been scheduled to be held until 2022. In September, his bloc scored a landslide victory in a municipal vote, winning more than 80 percent in the capital Yerevan, where almost 40 percent of the country lives.
  • Russian spy who infiltrated USA rifle association expected to plea-bargain

    Russian spy who infiltrated USA rifle association expected to plea-bargain

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    It's the first acknowledgement that Maria Butina is potentially working on a plea deal or some other conclusion to her criminal case. Butina, a former American University graduate student, had previously pleaded not guilty to USA charges in July that she was acting as an agent of the Russian government and conspiring to take actions on Russia's behalf.
  • S. Arabia not to hand over suspects in Khashoggi case

    S. Arabia not to hand over suspects in Khashoggi case

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    It was transcribed and translated into English, which CNN's source read. Khashoggi , who was a columnist for The Washington Post and a vocal critic of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , was killed inside Riyadh's consulate in Istanbul in October.
  • Pence aide out of running to be Trump's next chief of staff

    Pence aide out of running to be Trump's next chief of staff

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    Citing an anonymous source , the Associated Press said Ayers would now run a pro-Trump group. Kelly's departure, long expected, had been trailed through a week of political drama in which Trump announced new picks for attorney general , United Nations ambassador and chairman of the joint chiefs of staff and weathered damaging developments in the Mueller investigation into his links with Russian Federation.
  • WATCH British MPs Laugh at Theresa May Over Brexit Vote Delay

    WATCH British MPs Laugh at Theresa May Over Brexit Vote Delay

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    She was due to give a statement to parliament at 1500 GMT on "Exiting the European Union". May's office insisted Monday morning that the vote would definitely be held, but the BBC and other outlets reported it would be postponed. The main sticking point is a "backstop" provision that aims to guarantee an open border between European Union member Ireland and the UK's Northern Ireland after Brexit.
  • Vijay Mallya Extradition Verdict: What Happens Next?

    Vijay Mallya Extradition Verdict: What Happens Next?

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    Mallya who has been on bail since his arrest on an extradition warrant in April previous year has contested that the case against him is "politically motivated" and the loans he has been accused of defrauding on were sought by Kingfisher Airlines and not him.
  • Top House Democrats raise prospect of impeachment and jail time for Trump

    Top House Democrats raise prospect of impeachment and jail time for Trump

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    First , it is generally unlawful for a corporation to make a contribution or expenditure in connection with an election to federal office. In a Washington Post-ABC News poll released in late August, a slight majority of voters - 49 percent compared to 46 percent - said that they want the US Congress to start impeachment proceedings on Trump's removal from office.
  • China Says It Didn't Know Countries Have Had Security Problems With Huawei

    China Says It Didn't Know Countries Have Had Security Problems With Huawei

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    In a sworn affidavit, Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou said that she has been treated in a Canadian hospital for hypertension since she was arrested in Vancouver on December 1 for possible extradition. USA officials allege that Huawei was trying to use the banks to move money out of Iran. New Zealand also made the call to ban Huawei from its 5G networks last month, despite NZ telco Spark and Huawei showing off a trial 5G network that was claimed to have core and edge ...
  • UK can unilaterally stop Brexit: Top EU court

    UK can unilaterally stop Brexit: Top EU court

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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.