• Mueller Believes Manafort Shared 2016 Polling Data With Alleged Russian Intel Agent
Mueller Believes Manafort Shared 2016 Polling Data With Alleged Russian Intel Agent

Reuters did not independently review the filing, which was soon replaced in the public database with a properly redacted version. The filing says Mueller has accused Manafort of lying to investigators about sharing the data with Konstantin Kilimnik, a business associate who was indicted previous year on charges that he tampered with potential w...

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  • Erdoğan ignores United States as he prepares assault on Kurds
Erdoğan ignores United States as he prepares assault on Kurds

In a press conference with his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi in Amman on Tuesday afternoon, Pompeo stressed that the United States is not withholding its commitment to limit Iran's influence in the region. Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri said in a press statement on Tuesday that there are "things" that Syria needs to do before its reintegra...

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  • Lok Sabha passes Citizenship Bill amid shutdown in Assam, parts of Northeast
Lok Sabha passes Citizenship Bill amid shutdown in Assam, parts of Northeast

The AGP has no MP in Lok Sabha or in Rajya Sabha. The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill amid a walkout by several Opposition parties, including the Congress and Trinamool Congress. The severance of alliance with the BJP, however, would not make the government fall in Assam. They also burned effigies of the prime m...

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  • Thai police say they won't deport Saudi woman stopped in Bangkok airport
Thai police say they won't deport Saudi woman stopped in Bangkok airport

She is now said to have barricaded herself in a hotel room in the airport's transit zone, and is facing deportation to her home country. Thai officials said it will be the teenager's decision on whether to see her father or not. Her planned forced departure Monday morning was averted as she stayed in her room, with furniture piled up against th...

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  • Saudi Woman Running Away from Family is Now Under UNHCR Protection
Saudi Woman Running Away from Family is Now Under UNHCR Protection

Rahaf Mohammed Mutlaq Alqunun will be subject to Australian checks before she is granted a humanitarian visa, including character and security assessments. However, there has so far been no evidence her life is in actual danger. A representative from the Australian government said that they are monitoring the case " closely ", noting that the cla...

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  • Elizabeth Warren Blitzes Iowa With Populist Message
Elizabeth Warren Blitzes Iowa With Populist Message

Apparently, her heritage-related troubles aren't the fault of an incurious family who culturally appropriated indigenous American ancestry without any evidence they were related to a single Native American, but rather the fault of a "right wing" noise machine hellbent on casting Warren as.

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  • USA withdrawal from Syria 'must not endanger allies'
USA withdrawal from Syria 'must not endanger allies'

Trump's abrupt announcement last month that he was bringing home the roughly 2,000 troops in Syria, saying they had succeeded in their mission to defeat Islamic State there, sparked concern among officials in Washington and allies overseas and prompted Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to resign.

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  • Kim Jong Un pays another visit to China
Kim Jong Un pays another visit to China

Kim agreed to travel to Seoul for the first time as a North Korean leader "at an early date" during his summit meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in September. Trump, who held a landmark summit with Kim in Singapore in June that resulted in a vaguely worded pledge "to work toward the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula", said last...

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  • Expect Longer Security Lines At US Airports — Travel Warning
Expect Longer Security Lines At US Airports — Travel Warning

CNN said morning shift workers had to cover extra hours for an approximate 170 missing co-workers per week, as the shutdown enters its third week. Similarly, call-outs increased by 200-300% at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. 'This will definitely affect the flying public who we (are) sworn to protect, ' Hydrick Thomas, president of th...

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  • United States issues new travel warning to its citizens visiting China
United States issues new travel warning to its citizens visiting China

Under Chinese criminal procedure law, special forms of detention and interrogation can be used for state security suspects. Kovrig and Spavor are among 13 Canadians who have been detained in China since Meng's arrest on December 1, eight of whom have since been released.

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  • Sino-US trade talks to be held in China next week: Beijing
Sino-US trade talks to be held in China next week: Beijing

On Wednesday, he cited a steelmaker's plan to create 600 new jobs. The trade war is now in a temporary truce , but should that change the economic fallout threatens to hobble global economic growth. Their conflict is occurring against the backdrop of a slowdown in China and an expected USA slump that a prolonged trade war could worsen - a fear t...

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"Unwise, Weak, and Irresponsible": Seattle Congressman Slams Trump's New Border Wall Plan

In fact, no construction of the border wall that he's demanded funding for has been started, much less completed. "I haven't done it, but I may do it", he said. Building a wall - and having Mexico pay for it - was one of Trump's main promises when he ran for president in 2016. "A dollar?" Pelosi said, laughingly.

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  • As Warren Treks to Iowa, Early Troubles Arise in New Hampshire
As Warren Treks to Iowa, Early Troubles Arise in New Hampshire

And, in the process of all this political stuff getting put back into action, Donald Trump saw fit to come forth and comment on Elizabeth Warren's upcoming presidential campaign. Warren then asserted that the USA needs an immigration system that can "understand the difference between the threat posed by criminals and terrorists and nine-year-ol...

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  • Rashida Tlaib sworn in wearing Palestinian dress
Rashida Tlaib sworn in wearing Palestinian dress

He also vowed to protect the Russian Federation probe, following more than a year of taunts and complaints by President Trump that it constituted a "witch hunt" and calls by the president and his top aides and advisors for it to end. Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib was sworn into the House of Representatives on Thursday wearing a traditional Pale...

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  • How the Government Shutdown Is Affecting National Parks
How the Government Shutdown Is Affecting National Parks

Towns like these across the US are financially dependent on businesses, from equipment rental services to, of course, locally-owned hotels and restaurants, most of which largely cater to national park visitors. In Utah, only one park remains open. The Los Angeles Times reports the National Parks Service is warning of a threat to health at Yos...

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  • RNC Chairman, other GOPs Blast Romney for Anti-Trump Op-ed
RNC Chairman, other GOPs Blast Romney for Anti-Trump Op-ed

And in classic counter-puncher fashion, Trump questioned in a Wednesday morning tweet whether Romney would be "a Flake", a reference to outgoing Arizona GOP Sen. Mr Trump wrote on Twitter , appearing to reference outgoing United States senator Jeff Flake , one of the few Republican politicians who publicly spoke out against him.

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  • Headline: Trump: Iran can do whatever it wants in Syria
Headline: Trump: Iran can do whatever it wants in Syria

The pro-US Kurds had asked for Syrian troops to be deployed first at Manbij, then throughout the North East of Syria, above the Euphrates. Trump did not provide a timetable for the planned military exit from Syria, which he unexpectedly announced last month against the advice of top national security aides and without consulting politicians or ...

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  • Taiwan reunification with China 'inevitable', says Xi Jinping
Taiwan reunification with China 'inevitable', says Xi Jinping

Significantly, the record-breaking number of tourist arrivals to Taiwan seems to contradict critics who argue that Tsai's refusal to acknowledge the so-called " 1992 Consensus " over the "one China" principle (whereby both Beijing and Taipei claim sovereignty over China) has " seriously harmed Taiwan's travel industry ".

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  • Women form human chain in Mumbai to support Kerala 'Women's Wall'
Women form human chain in Mumbai to support Kerala 'Women's Wall'

After the formation of the protest, two women entered the temple for the first time following the lifting of the ban by the Supreme Court in September 2018. This is a conspiracy hatched by the atheist rulers to destroy the Hindu temples . "We gathered to express solidarity for gender equality and what our sisters were doing in Kerala".

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  • House Dems unveil plan to re-open government
House Dems unveil plan to re-open government

Trump has taken to Twitter several times to express his viewpoint, including fresh posts Monday saying "without the Wall there can be no Border Security". A central issue in finding a resolution could be the definition of what constitutes a wall, including the idea of steel slats and other types of barriers versus a concrete structure.

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