• G20 Summit: All you need to know
G20 Summit: All you need to know

The U.S. president has imposed duties on $250 billion in Chinese imports in recent months. But he warned that "if things don't work out in this US-China summitmeeting, he will invoke another $267 some odd billion dollars in tariffs". The pickup tariff, which also applies to work vans, has remained and has been a major contributor to USA -automaker ...

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  • Mississippi's Racial History Casts Shadow Over Final Senate Race Of 2018
Mississippi's Racial History Casts Shadow Over Final Senate Race Of 2018

While Mississippi is a solidly Republican state, special elections are notoriously hard to predict as they tend to have low turnout. Hyde-Smith has campaigned as an unwavering supporter of Trump, who campaigned with her in Tupelo and Gulfport.

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  • Kansas Democrat backs Pelosi bid for House speaker
Kansas Democrat backs Pelosi bid for House speaker

Ms Pelosi may be the villain of the right and the face of the Ancien Régime for some dissatisfied Democrats , but she's still one of the best vote-counters and arm-twisters in Congress. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 3:16 p.m.: This article has been updated. Steny Hoyer and James Clyburn , were elected by unanimous consent to their respective posts o...

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  • Brace yourselves for Storm Diana
Brace yourselves for Storm Diana

Wednesday will be a wet, windy day, with gales possible, especially along coasts and hills, although some drier intervals are likely. "If this occurs, gusts of 70-80 miles per hour could be seen, mainly in exposed locations, bringing increased likelihood of more significant disruption".

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  • Report Blames Equipment and Safety Failures for Lion Air Crash
Report Blames Equipment and Safety Failures for Lion Air Crash

Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Commission's (KNKT) deputy head Haryo Satmiko (2nd right) reads the preliminary report on Lion Air flight JT 610 during a press conference in Jakarta on November 28, 2018. The plane that crashed is the newest type of Boeing's popular 737 jetliner. The system, known as the Maneuvering Characteristics A...

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  • Mexico to deport asylum seekers who tried to breach USA border
Mexico to deport asylum seekers who tried to breach USA border

Sunday's incident marked an escalation of tensions that have been mounting since groups of Central American migrants began arriving in Tijuana a few weeks ago on their journey to attempt to gain entry to the US. When asked by a reporter whether it was "OK to use tear gas on children", the United States president said: "We didn't". On Monday, ...

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  • Naval standoff: Vladimir Putin blames Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko
Naval standoff: Vladimir Putin blames Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko

In his first comments on Sunday's incident, Russian President Vladimir Putin charged that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko instigated the confrontation to boost his standing in upcoming elections. It has raised fears of a wider escalation - in a conflict that has killed more than 10,000 people since 2014 - and prompted worldwide calls for res...

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  • Gamer arrested 'after rape overheard on gaming stream'
Gamer arrested 'after rape overheard on gaming stream'

During that time, the witness stated the defendant's microphone was still on and he heard the victim moan and groan. The other player told police that Fabian left his microphone on and he overheard the entire attack, with the distressed girl yelling "No".

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  • White House unveils Christmas decorations designed by First Lady
White House unveils Christmas decorations designed by First Lady

Melania Trump , the United States First lady, has now unveiled the 2018 White House Christmas Decorations with a patriotic theme "American Treasures" recognizing America's "unique heritage". Sometimes it wasn't all festive. Meanwhile, the Gold Star Family tree pays tribute to troops. See the highlights in these photos of the decorations.

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  • More than 100 injured in Aleppo in gas attack - Syrian state media
More than 100 injured in Aleppo in gas attack - Syrian state media

Russia , which has given Syrian President Bashar al-Assad crucial support throughout the war, has backed the government in denying it was behind chemical weapons attacks and accusing rebels of carrying them out. But it is the first instance since the state media accused the rebels of firing shells with poisonous gas as the namesake capital city of ...

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  • Turkish police search villas in Khashoggi investigation
Turkish police search villas in Khashoggi investigation

Just this week, Central Intelligence Agency director Gina Haspel signalled a wiretapped phone call between the Crown Prince and his brother was in existence and may show the prince ordered his murder, journalist Abdulkadir Selvi said, citing anonymous sources.

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  • Trump rallies Hyde-Smith voters as Espy pushes turnout
Trump rallies Hyde-Smith voters as Espy pushes turnout

More than 43,000 absentee ballots have been requested and that number could increase, the state secretary of state's office said on Saturday. Former U.S. President Trump has waded into the last Senate midterm election tomorrow after the incumbent caused a race row that could end in her losing her safe MS seat in a run-off this week.

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  • Catastrophic Northern California fire is finally contained
Catastrophic Northern California fire is finally contained

More than 5,000 firefighters from all western states as far as South Dakota and Texas had been struggling with the fire on the scene for about two weeks before rains that moved into Northern California last Wednesday doused the flames and helped them gain more control of the blaze.

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  • US Migrant Caravan: Thousands travel to US border to seek asylum
US Migrant Caravan: Thousands travel to US border to seek asylum

Mexico City has promised to ramp up security at the border. President Donald Trump is strongly defending the USA use of tear gas at the Mexican border to repel a crowd of migrants that included angry rock-throwers but also barefoot, crying children.

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  • Mueller: Ex-Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort lied, broke plea agreement
Mueller: Ex-Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort lied, broke plea agreement

She also noted that this development is not a win for Mueller - it likely means they did not get what they hoped to gain from Manafort's cooperation. Prosecutors say in a new court filing that after Manafort agreed to truthfully cooperate with the investigation, he "committed federal crimes" by lying about "a variety of subject matters".

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  • Hundreds of flights grounded as U.S. Midwest digs out
Hundreds of flights grounded as U.S. Midwest digs out

Winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories are in effect from central Missouri into eastern MI. "We strongly recommend that you postpone travel plans, if possible, however, if you must be on the road, make sure your vehicle's emergency kit is stocked, your gas tank is full and your cell phone and charger are with you and someone knows yo...

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  • President Trump Threatens to Close Border With Mexico 'Permanently If Need Be'
President Trump Threatens to Close Border With Mexico 'Permanently If Need Be'

Police, carrying anti-riot shields, then formed a new line and appeared to contain the rush of migrants 100 yards or more from the crossing. Mexico's Interior Ministry added that nearly 500 migrants had tried to cross the border in a "violent manner".

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  • Incoming Mexico gov’t: No deal to host U.S. asylum-seekers
Incoming Mexico gov’t: No deal to host U.S. asylum-seekers

President Enrique Pena Nieto offered thousands of Central Americans asylum on October 26 if they agreed to remain in southern Mexico . "There is no agreement of any kind between the future federal government of Mexico and the United States of America", future Interior Minister Olga Sanchez told NBC News .

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  • Roger Stone Associate Jerome Corsi In Plea Negotiations With Mueller
Roger Stone Associate Jerome Corsi In Plea Negotiations With Mueller

In a video broadcast to his YouTube channel last month, Corsi said that he had met with Mueller's office for 40 hours and expressed concern he would face life in prison, adding that the interviews left his brain feeling like "mush". Not long after that, WikiLeaks started releasing thousands of Podesta's hacked emails. Corsi was subpoenaed by R...

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  • UAE hopes for ´amicable solution´ to jailed Briton case
UAE hopes for ´amicable solution´ to jailed Briton case

British Prime Minister Theresa May had earlier said she was "deeply disappointed and concerned" at the verdict in what is a key ally for Britain in the Gulf region. A life sentence for a non-Emirati entails a maximum of 25 years in jail, followed by deportation, according to the UAE's state-run media. "Unacceptable", British Foreign Secretary...

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