• What you need to know about Gibraltar in the Brexit talks
What you need to know about Gibraltar in the Brexit talks

The European Union and Britain have agreed a draft declaration on their future relations after Brexit, European Council President Donald Tusk said Thursday, a development that paves the way for an EU summit this weekend to rubber-stamp the deal.

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  • Pakistan minister says Chinese staff ‘all safe’ after attack on consulate
Pakistan minister says Chinese staff ‘all safe’ after attack on consulate

The attackers stormed the consulate shortly after 9 a.m., during business hours. Provincial police told local media that the gunmen tried to blast their way into the consulate. Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has "strongly condemned" the attack on the Chinese Consulate in the country's southern port city of Karachi , in which two police o...

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  • Trump submits answers to special counsel Mueller’s questions on Russian interference
Trump submits answers to special counsel Mueller’s questions on Russian interference

When Mueller was appointed special counsel in May 2017, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said the probe would include "any matters that arose or may arise directly from the investigation" into possible collusion between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation during the 2016 election.

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  • Shooting at Galleria Mall in Birmingham
Shooting at Galleria Mall in Birmingham

Rector said a 12-year-old girl was struck by a bullet. transported to UAB hospital, 18-year-old male has also been transported to the hospital with serious wounds. The city of Hoover says the incident has been brought under control by police. Hoover Police Chief Nick Derzis called the mall one of the safest shopping destinations but added that vi...

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  • China's Xi Jinping Pays His First Visit to the Philippines
China's Xi Jinping Pays His First Visit to the Philippines

Zhao Jianhua, in an interview with Chinese media on Thursday, said that over the last two years, under the guidance of the leaders of the two countries, China-Philippines relations have achieved an overall turnaround, and are moving forward along a fast track.

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  • Trump attacks ninth circuit for stopping his ban on illegal claiming asylum
Trump attacks ninth circuit for stopping his ban on illegal claiming asylum

The migrant advocates are asking U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar for a temporary restraining order to stop the administration from implementing the asylum restrictions nationwide. They make the point that some asylum-seekers don't always do it on objective. The decision of whether to grant asylum is up to the USA attorney general, subject to review...

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  • Trump grants poultry pardons to turkeys named Peas and Carrots
Trump grants poultry pardons to turkeys named Peas and Carrots

Alongside President Donald Trump and their 12-year-old son Barron looking on, they spared two turkeys named Carrots and Peas from being roasted and served on a plate for a holiday dinner. Peas won the vote by less than 1 percentage point and received the official pardon. "The victor of this vote was decided by a fair and open election conducted...

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  • Trump hints could make first visit to Afghanistan
Trump hints could make first visit to Afghanistan

US President Donald Trump hinted on Thursday he may visit Afghanistan, scene of one of America's longest wars but a country he has yet to visit nearly two years into his presidency. The order, set forth in a 'Cabinet memo, ' will likely be challenged in court under the 1878 Posse Comitatus Act, which restricts the use of the USA military as a...

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  • Spain threatens to veto Brexit deal over Gibraltar
Spain threatens to veto Brexit deal over Gibraltar

Foreign minister Josep Borrell insisted that talks about the territory were "separate negotiations". "I'm pleased that we have agreed a protocol on Gibraltar that will form part of a wider package of agreements between the UK, Spain and the Government of Gibraltar setting out the parties' commitment to cooperation".

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  • Imran Khan hits back at Trump: Here’s what foreign media is saying
Imran Khan hits back at Trump: Here’s what foreign media is saying

Latin American nations like Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador got similar treatment due to a failure to stop the so-called caravan of people seeking to cross into the U.S. "Fools!." Trump wrote in the first tweet on Monday. Pakistan denies those allegations, pointing to the heavy toll of its war against the Pakistani Taliban, a separate mil...

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  • U.S. tourist killed by endangered Indian tribe after travelling to ‘preach Christianity’
U.S. tourist killed by endangered Indian tribe after travelling to ‘preach Christianity’

Its members are describe as the most unsafe tribe in the world, and are also believed to have killed two fishermen who illegally entered their island in 2006. A spokesperson for the United States consulate in the southern Indian city of Chennai said only that they were aware of "reports concerning a U.S. citizen in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands".

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  • Trump wanted to order Justice Dept to prosecute Clinton, Comey
Trump wanted to order Justice Dept to prosecute Clinton, Comey

Richard Nixon would have told Donald Trump he had overstepped his powers and risked impeachment if he ordered the prosecution of Hillary Clinton and the Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey , a former top lawyer to the late, disgraced president has said.

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  • Trump Says He Should Have Gone to Arlington Cemetery on Veterans Day
Trump Says He Should Have Gone to Arlington Cemetery on Veterans Day

Trump told Wallace he was unaware of Whitaker's past remarks about the Mueller investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation when he appointed Whitaker to replace Jeff Sessions at the Department of Justice.

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  • North Korea Brags About New 'Ultramodern' Weapons Test
North Korea Brags About New 'Ultramodern' Weapons Test

Kim has met South Korean President Moon Jae-in three times since April and a fourth summit is planned. The U.S. earlier this month abruptly delayed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's high-level talk on denuclearization with a top North Korean official in New York City, citing scheduling as the issue but not saying when the meeting would be resc...

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  • Netanyahu says new elections would be 'irresponsible'
Netanyahu says new elections would be 'irresponsible'

Netanyahu's defense minister, Avigdor Lieberman, resigned in protest. His resignation left the coalition with 61 members in the 120-seat parliament, making it likely to collapse if another party decides to quit. An Israeli website known for its close links to the regime's military intelligence services has admitted that the Palestinian resistance...

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  • Saudi king backs son amid furore over Khashoggi murder
Saudi king backs son amid furore over Khashoggi murder

Some U.S. officials, including CIA Director Gina Haspel, have been given access to the recordings , the sources said . Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has kept global pressure mounting on the kingdom, is expected to attend. Saudi Arabia leads a coalition of Arab countries that has waged war against the Houthis since March 2015, but ...

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  • Seth Moulton's drive to thwart Nancy Pelosi hitting dead end
Seth Moulton's drive to thwart Nancy Pelosi hitting dead end

Kathleen Rice of NY and California's Linda Sanchez. He was not among those who signed Monday's opposition letter . Also, according to several House Democratic aides, a number of Pelosi opponents who are not signatories to the letter still played a role in drafting its language - which stops short of promising to vote against Pelosi and vows in...

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  • Macron says no comment on Trump's tweet attack
Macron says no comment on Trump's tweet attack

This ally, with whom we take all the risks with which we carry out most complicated operations. His reaction was the strongest yet by the French government to Trump's astonishing attack on Macron , which came two days after he was the French leader's guest at World War I centenary commemorations in Paris .

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  • Trump says he answered written questions in Mueller probe
Trump says he answered written questions in Mueller probe

Trump on Friday insisted: "My lawyers don't write answers, I write answers". Trump ended months of speculation on whether he would respond to questions from the special counsel, who is investigating whether the president's 2016 election campaign colluded with Russians and if Trump illegally obstructed the probe.

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  • Stacey Abrams Acknowledges Brain Kemp Will Win Georgia Governor's Race
Stacey Abrams Acknowledges Brain Kemp Will Win Georgia Governor's Race

The Kemp campaign blasted Abrams potential legal fight this week; calling the move a "publicity stunt" and a "ridiculous temper tantrum". Abrams made her announcement as the state became eligible to certify the election results, and it left Kemp, whose brash allegiance to hard-line conservatism made him an object of national fascination and sco...

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