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Trump Tried To Order DOJ To Prosecute Hillary, Comey

Trump Tried To Order DOJ To Prosecute Hillary, Comey McGahn warned Trump that doing so would create massive political fallout, even saying he could be impeached for abuse of power. While it is theoretically possible for a president to ask the Dept. Previously, Trump's closest action was to revoke security clearances for several administration critics. McGahn then arranged for other White House lawyers to write a memorandum to Trump cautionin... [Full Article...]

Spain insists on Gibraltar veto in Brexit deal

Spain insists on Gibraltar veto in Brexit deal Sanchez said: "As things stand today if there are no changes regarding Gibraltar, Spain will vote no on Brexit". The backlash is being led by France which is calling for tough statements to run alongside any deal spelling out the bloc's red lines in future talks over trade. [Full Article...]

United States judge blocks Trump asylum restrictions

United States judge blocks Trump asylum restrictions Civil rights groups sued, arguing that Trump's November 9 order violated administrative and immigration law. Trump's administration has argued that he has the executive power to curb immigration in the name of national security, a power he invoked right after taking office previous year with a controversial ban on travelers from several mostly Muslim countries. [Full Article...]

Interpol elects South Korean as its president in blow to Russian Federation

Interpol elects South Korean as its president in blow to Russian Federation Mr Kim secured at least two-thirds of votes cast at Interpol's general assembly in Dubai on Wednesday and will serve until 2020. Foreign Office minister Harriett Baldwin told MPs: "We always seek to endorse candidates who have a history of observing standards of worldwide behaviour". [Full Article...]

Ivanka Claims She Didn't Know Private Email Use Was Bad

Ivanka Claims She Didn't Know Private Email Use Was Bad The paper said she used the personal account for official business fewer than 100 times in 2017. Hillary Clinton famously did work as secretary of state using a personal email address linked to an email server located in her home in Chappaqua, New York. [Full Article...]

Role Of Youth In Peace Talks Needs To Be 'Significant'

Role Of Youth In Peace Talks Needs To Be 'Significant' The Afghan-born United States diplomat said he remained "cautiously optimistic" about the peace talks. "The second round of talks went on for three days". "We used the term stalemate a year ago and, relatively speaking, it has not changed much". The NATO-led Resolute Support mission involves 41 nations contributing more than 12,000 soldiers, equipment and training for Afghan forces. [Full Article...]

Buck Stops Here? Not So Much for President Trump

Buck Stops Here? Not So Much for President Trump Speaking in a wide-ranging " Fox News Sunday " interview, Trump said his mood was "very light" and dismissed reports he was unhappy with the press coverage that suggested he was dissatisfied Democratic success in the midterms. "We did a lot of calling as you know", he told Wallace. I did not know he took views on the Mueller investigation... "But it was Veterans Day", Wallace interjected, as... [Full Article...]

Trump and Khan exchange barbs over Afghanistan

Trump and Khan exchange barbs over Afghanistan The U.S. and Afghanistan have long accused Pakistan of turning a blind eye to Islamic extremists and of harbouring leaders of the Afghan Taliban . Jolly was disheartened as he acknowledged how Trump's supporters will probably disregard his quarrel with McRaven as they have with the president's other transgressions. [Full Article...]

Airbnb will remove guest home listings in the West Bank

Airbnb will remove guest home listings in the West Bank In a press release issued Monday, the company said the decision would affect some 200 Airbnb listings. Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erakat, however, said it was "crucial for Airbnb to follow the position of global law that Israel is the occupying power and that Israeli settlements in the West Bank, including occupied east Jerusalem, are illegal and constitute war crimes". [Full Article...]

Democrat Senators FILE LAWSUIT to Block Trump's Pick to Lead DOJ

Democrat Senators FILE LAWSUIT to Block Trump's Pick to Lead DOJ Senators Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island and Mazie Hirono of Hawaii filed the lawsuit Monday in a federal court in Washington. Trump dismissed concerns about how Whitaker will deal with the Mueller investigation, but said that he, as president, would not intervene. Mueller took great pains to point out that Whitaker's appointment had no legal bearing... [Full Article...]

Saudi crown prince to attend G20 summit in Argentina-Al Arabiya TV

Saudi crown prince to attend G20 summit in Argentina-Al Arabiya TV Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Monday highlighted his concern for the Palestinians in an annual televised speech that noticeably made no direct mention of the murder of dissident Saudi journalist that has tipped the country into one of its worst global crises. [Full Article...]

Ocasio-Cortez Was Mocked for Calling Gov Branches 'Chambers'

Ocasio-Cortez Was Mocked for Calling Gov Branches 'Chambers' Before entering politics, she worked as a bartender and took on student debt while getting a degree in economics. In another story, she jokes and whispers, "Guys, there are secret underground tunnels", with the Instagram caption "Jk they're not secret but it's cool". [Full Article...]

Netanyahu pleads with partners to salvage his government

Netanyahu pleads with partners to salvage his government Aumann told Bennett to forget about game theory and that "the country's security is above all". Had Bennett pulled his party out of the weakened coalition, as Jewish Home officials had threatened, Netanyahu would have been left with a minority government, making an election likely ahead of a national ballot that is not due until November 2019. [Full Article...]

Seth Moulton, Stephen Lynch sign letter opposing Nancy Pelosi as speaker

Seth Moulton, Stephen Lynch sign letter opposing Nancy Pelosi as speaker Another five Democrats - Congressman Conor Lamb (Pennsylvania) and Representatives-elect Jason Crow (Colorado), Jared Golden (Maine), Mikie Sherrill (New Jersey) and Abigail Spanberger (Virginia) - have made firm statements saying they would not vote for Pelosi but did not sign the letter. [Full Article...]

Risk of mudslides as rain forecast for fire-ravaged California

Risk of mudslides as rain forecast for fire-ravaged California Seemingly, the entire nation of Finland didn't need a second invitation to jump on the bandwagon, firing up Photoshop and deriding the USA leader for his truly ludicrous remarks. Trump initially blamed state officials for poor forest management in exacerbating the fires and threatened to cut off federal funding. California, the largest and wealthiest USA state, is regularly plagued by wildfi... [Full Article...]

Wreckage of Argentine submarine found a year after disappearing in Atlantic

Wreckage of Argentine submarine found a year after disappearing in Atlantic Officials announced on Friday (Saturday NZT) that it had been found 900m (2,950ft) below the surface of the Atlantic Ocean. Aguad could neither confirm nor deny if the vessel could be recovered, but said the government did "not have the means to extract the submarine". [Full Article...]

White House again threatens Jim Acosta’s pass

White House again threatens Jim Acosta’s pass Jim Acosta of CNN has been regularly criticized by the administration, which led to a heated confrontation in a White House press conference after the midterm election. "CNN should be ashamed of itself having you working for them". The judge, a Trump appointee, declared that precedent had been set that the White House should have given Acosta due process before taking away his credential and th... [Full Article...]

Australia focuses on Pacific after APEC meeting ends in disagreement

Australia focuses on Pacific after APEC meeting ends in disagreement Elsewhere in the Sino region, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation ( APEC ) wrapped up its latest forum held in Papua New Guinea late on Friday, and a lack of consensus amongst the Pacific leaders sees APEC failing to ratify and complete a leadership communique as members failed to come to a group agreement on future progress on multilateral trade terms, and Zhang Shaogang, the director-general... [Full Article...]

Trump Makes Epic Blunder While Visiting California Fire Site

He told a local newspaper that he had briefed Trump on Finland's efforts to surveil and care for its forests, the Associated Press wrote, "but said he can't recall anything being mentioned on raking". "He called it a forest nation", Trump told reporters. "They're raking trees, little trees like this - nut trees, little bushes, that you could see are totally dry". [Full Article...]

UN to convene Yemen talks in Sweden soon

UN to convene Yemen talks in Sweden soon The US Senate on Thursday introduced a legislation seeking to punish Saudi Arabia over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and escalating the political as well as a humanitarian crisis in Yemen. "I will also be happy to travel myself, if necessary, with the delegation to the consultations", Griffiths said. "Both are going to be required to avert a starvation", he said. [Full Article...]


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