• China outlining potential trade concessions
China outlining potential trade concessions

Trump has imposed tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese imports to force concessions on a list of demands that would change the terms of trade between the two countries. "But at some point, I think that we are doing extremely well with respect to China", Trump said. One of the sources briefed on China's response said it reiterated pledges X...

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  • California congressman says Trump 'needs to listen to the experts' on fires
California congressman says Trump 'needs to listen to the experts' on fires

He added that he was surprised to see images of firefighters removing dried brush near a fire. Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea told reporters the number of people unaccounted for had soared, from 631 to 1,011, in 24 hours as authorities received more reports of people missing, and after earlier emergency calls were reviewed.

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  • Hamas chief warns Israel not to wage offensive on Gaza
Hamas chief warns Israel not to wage offensive on Gaza

Instead, Netanyahu himself will serve as acting defense minister for the time being, in addition to his duties as prime minister and acting foreign minister. A spokesperson for Deri issued a statement, saying Deri told Netanyahu in a meeting that in the wake of Kahlon's announcement, the coalition's partners should find an agreed date for early ele...

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  • White House must return CNN's Jim Acosta's credential: Judge
White House must return CNN's Jim Acosta's credential: Judge

That argument may have been on Judge Kelly's mind when he asked CNN's attorney, Theodore J. Boutrous Jr., why the White House would decide to take action against Acosta now. A group of prominent news organizations have expressed support for CNN's lawsuit, including CNN competitor Fox News, which frequently provides favorable news coverage of ...

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  • Ex-Clinton aide: Hillary will run again in 2020
Ex-Clinton aide: Hillary will run again in 2020

Philippe Reines , another of Clinton's longtime advisesr, told the Hill that Hillary is "more likely to win Powerball" than become president. Mrs. This, they believe, will set her apart from her three moderate incarnations of the past. The new version of Clinton, however, has learned from all these mistakes.

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  • Facebook will create a new 'independent body' to moderate content
Facebook will create a new 'independent body' to moderate content

The report claims the company hired a PR firm to shift negative media attention onto rival tech companies, had prior knowledge of Russian interference in the USA presidential election and told its management team members to boycott their iPhones after Apple boss Tim Cook made a disparaging remark about the platform.

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  • Trump Rages at Mueller Probe: 'Total Mess...Nuts...Screaming...Shouting...Threatening...Disgrace...'
Trump Rages at Mueller Probe: 'Total Mess...Nuts...Screaming...Shouting...Threatening...Disgrace...'

US President Donald Trump on Thursday launched a fresh attack on the Russian Federation investigation, branding it a "disgrace to our Nation" a week after he fired his attorney general, raising questions about the probe's future. A Justice Department spokeswoman said earlier this week that Whitaker will follow Justice Department protocols and...

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  • Turkey repeats call for Saudi Arabia to hand over suspected Khashoggi assassins
Turkey repeats call for Saudi Arabia to hand over suspected Khashoggi assassins

A retired four-star general is President Donald Trump's pick to be the new US ambassador to Saudi Arabia . "In (withdrawing) from Saudi Arabia , we would have to do so elsewhere if we wanted to be consistent", she said, noting the Cirque performs in more than 60 countries.

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  • Judge extends mismatched signature 'cure' until 5 p.m. Saturday
Judge extends mismatched signature 'cure' until 5 p.m. Saturday

Gov. Rick Scott's Senate campaign called the decision " baseless " and said he would immediately file an appeal with the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, based in Atlanta. It's unclear how many of those ballots are in Miami-Dade or Broward counties. Some counties have warned that they may not be able to make the deadline.

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  • Saudi Arabia seeks death penalty for Khashoggi murder suspects
Saudi Arabia seeks death penalty for Khashoggi murder suspects

Prosecutors said the highest-level official incriminated in connection with the killing is former deputy intelligence chief Ahmed al-Assiri, who was sacked as pressure from Turkey and the world mounted on Saudi Arabia. The commander of the mission allegedly chose to murder the prominent journalist if the persuasion failed. Khashoggi was a Saudi j...

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  • Philippines' Duterte skipped Asean meetings to take 'power naps'
Philippines' Duterte skipped Asean meetings to take 'power naps'

Before he arrived in Singapore on Monday, Li said China would further open its economy in the face of rising protectionism, though he did not refer directly to China's bruising trade war with the United States. retreat. "Free trade has, in some aspects, prevented war effectively", he said in a speech on Tuesday. Aaron Connelly, an expert on S...

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  • North Korea ‘hiding missile bases’
North Korea ‘hiding missile bases’

North Korea called off a meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in NY last week and said the resumption of military drills by South Korea and the US violated agreements aimed at lowering tensions in the region. Bases in the furthest, or "strategic", belt are more than 150km (93 miles) from the DMZ, and are likely to be equipped with the Hw...

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  • The French Army Just Trolled Trump On Twitter
The French Army Just Trolled Trump On Twitter

President Donald Trump on Tuesday explained why he didn't make it to a ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I in Paris after he was widely ridiculed for his absence. Note that the cemetery Aisne Marne is located 80 kilometers from Paris . And on Sunday, Trump arrived separately from the 60 other leaders at a World W...

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  • Cabinet to consider Brexit deal in special meeting on Wednesday
Cabinet to consider Brexit deal in special meeting on Wednesday

One told HuffPost last night that the mood was one of "nervousness" that the deal will be "awful". Good morning and welcome to Politics Live on what could be a fairly momentous day. EU proposals for a backstop keeping Northern Ireland inside the European customs area were rejected by May for effectively creating a border in the Irish Sea.

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  • Kyrsten Sinema Is the First Openly Bisexual Senator in U.S. History
Kyrsten Sinema Is the First Openly Bisexual Senator in U.S. History

Sinema got another big boost from Pima County, where she is continuing to pick up four votes for every three for McSally. In the short term, the Democratic gains in historically Republican districts give the party a wider margin in the House of Representatives to launch investigations and subpoenas against Mr Trump's team.

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  • Democrats seek ways to protect Mueller probe from Whitaker
Democrats seek ways to protect Mueller probe from Whitaker

It's illegal. And it means that anything Mr. Whitaker does, or tries to do, in that position is invalid. If you don't believe us, then take it from Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, whom Mr. Mr Whitaker also argued on CNN previous year that the investigation should be curtailed, describing a scenario in which an acting attorney general r...

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  • Germany's Angela Merkel pleads for world peace at Paris forum
Germany's Angela Merkel pleads for world peace at Paris forum

By the time he flew home on Sunday (Nov 11), he appeared isolated and, by some, scorned. Trump and Putin shook hands with leaders, assembled on risers at the foot of the monument, and took their own positions. Both leaders agree there should be "better burden-sharing within NATO", meaning Europe should be less reliant on U.S. spending for...

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  • Palestinians, Hamas commander killed by Israeli army in southern Gaza Strip
Palestinians, Hamas commander killed by Israeli army in southern Gaza Strip

Col. Jonathan Conricus said the operation was "not meant to kill or abduct terrorists but to strengthen Israeli security". "In light of the security-related incidents in the South, the prime minister has made a decision to shorten his visit to Paris and to return to Israel tonight", the Prime Minister's Office said in a statement.

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  • Woman allegedly spiked Australian strawberries with needles for revenge
Woman allegedly spiked Australian strawberries with needles for revenge

The court heard that Trinh was working as a supervisor of fruit pickers at a Berrylicious strawberry farm near Cabooltyre, north of Brisbane, between September 2 and September 5 when she allegedly inserted the needles into the fruit. "Driving up to the coast when Hoani van Dorp bites through a strawberry and swallows half a sewing needle", Joshua...

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  • Devastation as deadly California blaze tallies grim stats
Devastation as deadly California blaze tallies grim stats

Obviously, my heart goes out to the great people of Paradise , California . However, the reality star told fans on Instagram on Sunday that that she was "one of the lucky ones" because her home had escaped the flames. By early afternoon, one of the two black hearses stationed in Paradise had picked up another set of remains. An estimated ...

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