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Trump keeps up pressure on Democrats over border wall

Trump keeps up pressure on Democrats over border wall House leaders canceled roll call votes this week for ceremonies honoring Bush, who died Friday, meaning an extension will be needed to avert a funding lapse. Trump said he's likely to sign the short-term CR into law, which would prevent a partial shutdown of operations at the nine Cabinet departments and dozens of smaller agencies still without full-year appropriations. [Full Article...]

Surprise Tornado Blitz Strikes Central Illinois, Injuring at Least 30

Surprise Tornado Blitz Strikes Central Illinois, Injuring at Least 30 Smith says that while numerous injuries were reported in Saturday's storms no fatalities were reported in IL due to the severe weather outbreak. Among the hardest hit areas appears to be Taylorville, a small town that sits about 25 miles South and East of Springfield. [Full Article...]

A Policeman Died in Bulandshahr, But Adityanath's Focus Is Only on Cows

A Policeman Died in Bulandshahr, But Adityanath's Focus Is Only on Cows Following his death, the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced an exgratia amount of Rs 10 lakh to the kin of the deceased while the District Magistrate (DM) has already offered Rs 5 lakh. The second FIR names Raj, 26 others and 50-60 unidentified persons as accused under 17 charges relating to murder, sedition, arson and dacoity for the mob violence and the two deaths. [Full Article...]

Police target 'Ndrangheta mafia in raids across Europe

Police target 'Ndrangheta mafia in raids across Europe The 'Ndrangheta - whose heartland is the southern Calabria region - is one of the three main mafia groups in Italy, along with the Sicilian mafia and the Camorra. According to reports, Italian restaurants and ice cream parlors were used to launder money as well as several businesses and homes across four countries. [Full Article...]

Iran wants to expand missile range despite US opposition

Iran wants to expand missile range despite US opposition The deal was meant to ensure that Iran would not attempt to secretly develop nuclear weapons, an ambition that the country always denied having. Iran has defended its missile programme , saying that its programme or tests are not banned under any Security Council resolution, and fiercely refuses to put it on the table during negotiations. [Full Article...]

S. Korea’s Moon still hopes to host Kim this year

S. Korea’s Moon still hopes to host Kim this year The president said securing funds to support developing nations is important, and he urged the G20 countries to get the private sector in particular more involved. After their third meeting in North Korea's capital, Pyongyang, in September, Moon said Kim agreed to make a reciprocal visit to Seoul in 2018. The two countries signed a free-trade deal in 2015. [Full Article...]

Act now or risk disaster, nations told at UN climate summit

Act now or risk disaster, nations told at UN climate summit Katowice is in the heart of Poland's coal mining region of Silesia, and there are several active mines in and around the city. The UN chief chided countries, particularly those most responsible for greenhouse gas emissions, for failing to do enough to back the 2015 Paris climate accord, which set a goal of keeping global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius, ideally 1.5 degrees C, by the end ... [Full Article...]

US Marine aircraft suffer 'mishap' off Japanese coast, search-and-rescue underway

US Marine aircraft suffer 'mishap' off Japanese coast, search-and-rescue underway Japanese and US officials say two American warplanes crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Japan's southwestern coast after a midair collision early Thursday, and search and rescue operations are underway. It was unclear if US military officials were also assisting with the search. The Marine Corps said Japanese search-and-rescue aircraft immediately responded to aid in recovery efforts. [Full Article...]

Facebook gave Netflix and Airbnb preferential data access to data, documents reveal

Facebook gave Netflix and Airbnb preferential data access to data, documents reveal A British parliamentary committee accused Facebook on Wednesday of giving companies such as Netflix preferential access to users' data even after it tightened its privacy rules in 2014-15. -Facebook used Onavo (an Israeli analytics company it bought in 2013) to check customers' usage of mobile apps without their knowledge. In one email, dated January 23 2013, a Facebook engineer contacted Zucker... [Full Article...]

Wisconsin Republicans approve bill to weaken Democrats's power

Wisconsin Republicans approve bill to weaken Democrats's power Walker has signaled support, but he couldn't escape anger over the rare lame-duck session even during what is normally an upbeat holiday tradition. Others include limiting the power of incoming Democratic Gov. "Much of what we did over the last eight years is work with the Legislature", he told reporters, "not at odds with the Legislature". "Depends on what they send me", he said. [Full Article...]

Chris Dawson arrested, expected to be charged with murder of Lynette Dawson

Chris Dawson arrested, expected to be charged with murder of Lynette Dawson Police will use previous interviews they had conducted with Mr Dawson since his wife's disappearance as evidence in the case. Mrs Dawson vanished from her home in Sydney's Northern Beaches in January 1982. An aerial shot of the home in Bayview, showing the police tent set up. Hit podcast "Serial", which investigated the murder of Baltimore high schooler Hae Min Lee and the subsequent arrest an... [Full Article...]

President George H.W. Bush's casket headed to US Capitol

President George H.W. Bush's casket headed to US Capitol A WWII combat veteran, Bush served as a member of Congress from Texas, ambassador to the United Nations, director of the Central Intelligence Agency, vice president and 41st president of the United States. The train will take about 2½ hours to travel roughly 70 miles to the city of College Station, home to Bush's presidential library at Texas A&M University. [Full Article...]

One die, 40 injured as bus carrying youth football team crashes

One die, 40 injured as bus carrying youth football team crashes Hailey said there were seat belts on the bus, but he didn't know how many people were wearing them. At least one person has been confirmed dead and more than 40 others injured. By the time first responders arrived numerous players -who were between the ages of eight and 13 years old - and their chaperones were already off the bus, state police spokesman Bill Sadler stated. [Full Article...]

Four big differences that could endanger Trump and Xi's trade deal

Four big differences that could endanger Trump and Xi's trade deal China gets a delay on additional tariffs, while the US gets greater purchases of agriculture goods while retaining leverage to push for more structural changes to the economy. The cancellation means Trump will no longer face press questions over new developments this week stemming from a USA investigation into whether his presidential campaign colluded with Russian Federation, which has now spread... [Full Article...]

Rudy Giuliani blames Twitter for his spectacular typo fail

Rudy Giuliani blames Twitter for his spectacular typo fail But Trump's lawyer and informal cybersecurity adviser doesn't understand how the internet works and seems to be convinced that " Twitter allowed someone to invade" his tweet with a "disgusting anti-President message". Some social media users noted that it was refreshing to hear the "truth" from Giuliani for a change. Resourceful " Trump haters" quickly bought the hyperlink's domain and wrote... [Full Article...]

British middleman in AgustaWestland scam being extradited to India

British middleman in AgustaWestland scam being extradited to India Investigators also alleged that Michel paid off influential people in India, who helped reject the Russian and American choppers. Investigations revealed that he allegedly acted as a middleman to sway the deal in favour of AgustaWestland and paid kickbacks to the Indians involved. [Full Article...]

Soyuz Rocket Launches, Docks Successfully To Relief Of NASA, Russia Space Agency

Soyuz Rocket Launches, Docks Successfully To Relief Of NASA, Russia Space Agency Three astronauts have successfully blasted off to the International Space Station from Kazakhstan, a flawless launch that follows October's aborted mission . Roscosmos, the Russian space agency, is now the only organisation transporting astronauts to the ISS after Nasa ended its space shuttle flights in 2011. [Full Article...]

7.5 magnitude quake prompts tsunami warning for New Caledonia, Vanuatu

7.5 magnitude quake prompts tsunami warning for New Caledonia, Vanuatu Earlier this evening, New Zealand Civil Defence said there was no tsunami threat to New Zealand following a 7.6 natural disaster which struck near the Loyalty Islands at 5.18pm New Zealand time. Judith Rostain, a freelance journalist based in New Caledonia's capital, Noumea, said there was no damage to the city. Several aftershocks have rocked the area following the strong quake, with one of 6... [Full Article...]

United States gives Russian Federation 60 days to comply with nuclear treaty

United States gives Russian Federation 60 days to comply with nuclear treaty A statement released by the NATO foreign ministers said: "Allies have emphasized that the situation whereby the United States and other parties fully abide by the treaty and Russian Federation does not, is not sustainable". But on Monday, the USA leader said he wants talks with his Chinese and Russian counterparts Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin "to head off a major and uncontrollable Arms Race". [Full Article...]

Smuggler dropped two children from top of border wall: DHS

Smuggler dropped two children from top of border wall: DHS McAleenan has been overseeing the USA southern border where more than 7,000 migrants have gathered near Tijuana, Mexico. The family of six that illegally crossed the border into the United States includes three children, ages 2, 7, and 10, and is from Guatemala, according to CBP. [Full Article...]


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