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Former US president George HW Bush dies aged 94

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He broke his "read my lips" pledge not to raise taxes and lost his 1992 re-election bid to Clinton. He was defeated by Democrat Bill Clinton. In this file photo taken on July 15, 2013 Former US President George H.W. politics for a decade. The elder Mr Bush's prime interest was foreign policy. The other battles he fought as president, including a war on drugs and a crusade to make American children the best educated in the world, were not so decisively won. Read More »

G20 leaders back reform of WTO

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The U.S. administration has become sensitive to criticisms after President Donald Trump has imposed tariffs not only on $250 billion of Chinese goods but also on steel and aluminum imports that hit several of his G20 partners. Argentina's President Mauricio Macri said that his country planned to discuss some investment ideas with Saudi Arabia. Russian Federation and Ukraine have traded blame over the weekend ship incident - which Trump cited in canceling a much-awaited meeting with ... Read More »

Did "President Trump" Start the Morning With Witness Tampering?

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Read the entire document for yourself below. According to U.S. Code 1512, it is illegal under federal law to tamper with a witness, a victim or an informant. "There's no circumstance under which I would testify against the president because I'd have to bear false witness against him", Stone told ABC News . Read More »

Nigerian president denies he is a clone

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His absence prompted conspiracy theories from social media users as well as a few political opponents to say that the president had died and been replaced by a lookalike called Jubril. "One of the questions that came up today in my meeting with Nigerians in Poland was on the issue of whether I've been cloned or not". It is real me... Read More »

Led coalition announces senior ISIS leader killed in Syria strike

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The coalition fired " several missiles " targeting the Syrian Arab Army's positions in the eastern Homs countryside south of al-Sekhneh, allegedly causing some " material damage ", but no deaths or injuries, SANA news reports . Army Ranger, Peter Kassig. Umarayn is the first ISIS member to be publicly identified as having been involved in Kassig's execution , although it's unclear exactly what role he played. Read More »

[Feature] Kim Jong-un's dilemma in nuclear talks

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According to CNN , President Moon Jae-in has " long dreamed " of building a trans-Korean railroad because of the economic benefits that would result in being more easily connected to China and Russian Federation. South Korean soldiers escorted the defector to safety after finding him moving south of the eastern side of the military demarcation line that bisects the Koreas, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement. Read More »

Washington to pay respects, bid farewell to George H.W. Bush

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To commemorate the first former president to die since Gerald Ford in 2006, officials have announced a detailed, four-day schedule of celebratory services and homages, organised with military precision by the Pentagon task force charged with protecting the United States capital. Read More »

President George HW Bush Dead at 94

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Bush, a patrician New Englander whose presidency soared with the coalition victory over Iraq in Kuwait, but then plummeted in the throes of a weak economy that led voters to turn him out of office after a single term, has died ". Sully is named after the airline pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who landed a passenger jet on the Hudson River in 2009, saving all 155 passengers and crew on board. Read More »

Ukraine calls up reservists amid tensions with Russia

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has repeatedly said the incident in the Kerch Strait was a "provocation" by Ukraine , and has called the ruling party in Kiev a "party of war". Merkel called on Russian Federation to honor a 2003 treaty that sets out the conditions under which Ukrainian ships may enter the Sea of Azov and reach Ukrainian cities. Read More »

Michelle Obama’s Memoir Becomes A Bestseller

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Obama is promoting her book with a live tour being moderated by the likes of Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon. Penguin Random House announced the sales figures in Canada and the United States for the first 15 days after Becoming was released on November 13. Read More »

Things to know about George H.W. Bush funeral services

The 41st President of the United States was born in MA, and led a life of service. Shortly after the announcement of George H.W. Bush's death, Trump released a statement complimenting the former president for his lifetime of public service, his leadership through the end of the Cold War and his "devotion to family". Read More »

Priyanka Chopra gets flak over fireworks at wedding

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Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas tied the knot in Christian and Hindu traditional wedding ceremonies on December 1 and 2 at the Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur and their sangeet pictures are already out and look nothing less than fantastic. Read More »

Pressure grows on May to publish Brexit legal advice

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MPs across Parliament have angrily accused ministers of ignoring the will of the House after they said only that they would release a "full reasoned political statement" on the legal position. Secret legal advice given to May's government and leaked to The Times says that under the agreed backstop proposal for avoiding a hard Irish border, the United Kingdom would be wedded to European Union customs rules for years after Brexit, with years of further negotiation needed before it has a ... Read More »

Museveni mourns former United States president George Bush

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He said: "America has lost a patriot and humble servant in George Herbert Walker Bush". Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman Steffen Seibert also called Bush a "friend" for Germans, adding on Twitter that " we will never forget his contribution to our reunification". Read More »

NYPD searches for couple after their proposal goes sideways at Times Square

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She crouches down next to him, trying to help but they are unsuccessful. NY police have reunited a young couple with their lost engagement ring after an epic search that spanned the globe. However, they continued looking for the ring even after the couple left Times Square and they eventually found it. "There were autumn leaves everywhere and not many people". Read More »

House Democrats' 1st bill aims for sweeping reforms

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Pelosi said the "committees of jurisdiction will determine how they proceed", with investigations into the administration and affirmed that Democrats will exercise due diligence with regard to oversight responsibilities. "The American people want us to address their bread and butter kitchen table issues". But Pelosi and other Democrats have dismissed such discussions as premature. Read More »

Khashoggi murder: Pompeo says 'no direct evidence' implicates Saudi prince

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The Saudi Crown Prince and the Mauritanian President also witnessed the signing ceremony of three agreements and memorandums of understanding between the two countries. Trudeau also indicated Saturday that he spoke directly with Saudi Arabia's crown prince on the sidelines of a dinner offered by Argentina that was held on Friday night. Read More »

PM Modi holds several bilateral meetings on the sidelines of G20 Summit

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a three-day official visit to Argentina to attend the ongoing G20 summit . "Catching up with other #G20 leaders from Russia, Italy and United Kingdom at the Leaders' Lounge", Kumar tweeted, referring to prime minister's interactions with President Putin, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and British Prime Minister May. Read More »

Emmanuel Macron booed during visit to Arc de Triomphe after protests

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Authorities said violent groups from the far right and far left as well as "thugs" from the suburbs had infiltrated the yellow vests movement in Paris on Saturday, although Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said most of those arrested were regular protesters who had been egged on by fringe groups. Read More »

Michael Cohen's lawyers ask for no prison time

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In August, Cohen pleaded guilty to campaign-finance violations and financial crimes in a case brought by the USA attorney in Manhattan. Cohen admitted that he made the misstatements about the "Moscow Project" - the Trump Organization's efforts to "pursue a branded property in Moscow" in an August 2017 letter to the House and Senate intelligence committees, which were conducting inquiries into alleged collusion and Russian interference, according to court documents. Read More »

China dispute dominate agenda as leaders gather for G20 Summit

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On the eve of the summit, G20 member nations were still trying to reach agreement on major issues including trade, migration and climate change that in past years have been worked out well in advance. Kudlow said there were no scheduled talks on the ground for their advisers. "If things don't work out in this U.S". Uncertainty prevailed about how Trump, known for his unpredictability, would behave at what was shaping up as one of the group's most consequential summits. Read More »

Trump Retweets Image Suggesting Mueller, Obama & Rosenstein Committed Treason

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President Donald Trump shared a photoshopped image depicting various political rivals in prison Wednesday morning, with a caption suggesting that those shown committed treason. Rosenstein appointed Mueller in May 2017 after then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation probe. "I'd love to run against Little Michael", Trump said of Bloomberg. Read More »

Israel police recommend PM Netanyahu be charged with bribery

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Police also noted there is sufficient evidence to indict Amikam Shorer, the former chief strategy and corporate development Officer at Bezeq; Ze'ev Rubinstein, a businessman with close ties to the Netanyahu and Elovitch families who serves as the vice president of business development at the Israel Bonds; Stella Handler, the former CEO of Bezeq; and Or Elovitch, Shaul and Iris Elovitch's son and a board member at Bezeq. Read More »

A messy start to December: Snow, Rain, Ice this weekend

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The weather will really be changing this weekend across the state of Wisconsin. Saturday morning may start dry, but rain moves in around lunchtime and then it will be wet all afternoon and evening. Bad news is that snow return Sunday night with colder air being ushered in. During any lulls at night there may still be a bit of mix at times before changing to all snow before daybreak Sunday . Read More »

Putin says no talks with Ukraine about release of sailors

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Trump is one of the only US officials who has refused to criticize the Saudi crown prince and the Russian president for violating human rights and attacking their neighbors. He repeatedly voiced a belief that Trump sincerely wants to improve ties with Russian Federation but has been prevented from doing so by his political foes. Read More »

South Korean train travels to the North for joint railway inspection

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President Trump says his next meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un is likely to happen in January or February. After whistling twice, the South Korean train slowly traveled toward North Korea's Panmun Station, near the town of Kaesong, where the cars would be reconnected to a North Korean engine. Read More »

Cops seek suitor who dropped engagement ring down NYC grating

They've released surveillance photos of the couple and are asking the public to help reunite them with the ring. The woman is blond, and the man is brown-haired and bearded and wearing a gray cap. "WANTED for dropping his fiancée's ring in @TimesSquareNYC", the New York Police Department tweeted on Saturday. She said yes! Then, she probably screamed "noooo!" - as her engagement ring slipped out of his fingers and through one of New York City's subway grates. Read More »

Former US President George H.W. Bush passes away at 94

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Bush ". They wrote that those whom Bush had inspired to public service were "illuminating the greatness, hope and opportunity of America to the world". He was the last World War 2 veteran to serve as president. His wife Barbara Bush died on April 17. In January 1945 he married Barbara Pierce and together they had six children - George , Robin (who died as a child), John (known as Jeb ), Neil , Marvin and Dorothy. Read More »

Rahul Gandhi accuses PM Modi of making empty promises to farmers

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However, with the police barring the last leg of the journey, around 35,000 protestors have now converged near Parliament Street Police station, where a stage has been set up for leaders and activist supporters. "Even if medicines have reached some villages, many farmers can not afford them due to high prices", added Mittal, who feels the pain and suffering the agrarian crisis has instilled in the lives of the farmers. Read More »

Trump appears to snub high-fiving Putin and Saudi prince at G20

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Khashoggi was killed on October 2 after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to obtain marriage documents for his upcoming wedding. The Journal report noted that from the excerpts it is unclear whether the comment came directly from Prince Mohammed, or was instead a description of his communications. Read More »

Office of lawyer who previously did tax work for Trump raided

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The U.S. attorney's office and the local Federal Bureau of Investigation said agents executed " search warrants at multiple locations" in Chicago . He specialized in property tax law and also worked with Jared Kushner. USA attorney's office spokesman Joseph Fitzpatrick and FBI Chicago spokeswoman Janine Wheeler told The Associated Press the FBI was "executing search warrants at multiple locations" in Chicago . Read More »

The Latest Briton among 6 dead in Taliban attack in Kabul

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A brazen Taliban attack that targeted the Kabul offices of a British security company killed five of its staffers, including a British national, the company said Thursday. Taliban forces in Afghanistan recently attacked a security firm in the nation's capital, leaving at least 10 people dead and 19 others wounded. The Mission welcomes indications that relevant authorities have initiated investigations into the civilian casualty reports, and it will continue its independent enquiries to ... Read More »

7.0-magnitude natural disaster that hits near Anchorage, Alaska

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The earthquakes on Friday measured 7.0 and 5.7, leaving a trail of destruction as they shattered highways and rocked buildings in the state's largest city, Anchorage. Anchorage airport temporarily halted inbound and outbound flights after the air control tower was evacuated. Anchorage's school system cancelled classes and asked parents to pick up their children while it examined buildings for gas leaks or other damage. Read More »

Mueller May Retry Manafort, Add New Obstruction Charges

The verdict on August 21 was part of a stunning one-two punch of bad news that day for the White House, coming as the president's former lawyer, Michael Cohen , was pleading guilty in NY to campaign-finance charges arising from hush money payments made to two women who say they had sexual relationships with Trump. Read More »

Ex-FBI Chief James Comey Challenges House Subpoena in Court

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They also cite a history of leaks from similar meetings that serve to create a "corrosive narrative". The narrative, they claim, is that Clinton has "committed serious crimes but was given unwarranted leniency", whereas the president has been "been saddled with unwarranted scrutiny, for purely partisan political reasons, by the same Federal Bureau of Investigation and DOJ". Read More »

White officer charged with murder in death of black neighbour

Jean's family and their attorneys waited at the Frank Crowley Courts Building all week. Jean grew up in the Caribbean island nation of St. Lucia before attending college in Arkansas. Dallas County District Attorney Faith Johnson said Friday that Amber Guyger had turned herself in and posted bond. The manslaughter charge she was initially facing carried a maximum penalty of 20 years. Read More »

Argentina judge acts on complaint against Saudi prince

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Killed: Dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, murdered at the Saudi embassy in Turkey. The Saudi insider-turned-critic was killed in what Saudi Arabia said was a "rogue" operation and denied any involvement of Prince Salman in the murder. Read More »

Trump to bring China hardliner Navarro to Xi meeting

I think they want to, I think we'd like to", Trump said, adding, "There's some good signs. From the signing of a new North American trade agreement to a very chummy meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the eyes of the world are on Buenos Aires , Argentina . Read More »

READY TO PUBLISH - George HW Bush, a life in photos

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Former US President George HW Bush has passed away aged 94, a confirmation from his family informed. It was during the presidency of his son, George W Bush, that Saddam's rule would eventually end. They were the longest-married presidential couple in USA history. He also battled Parkinson's disease and was hospitalized in the past year for a blood infection, low blood pressure and fatigue. Read More »

Facebook: Sandberg asked staff to research Soros finances

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George Soros speaking in Berlin, September 10, 2012. When questioned about this, Facebook stated: "Mr. Soros is a prominent investor and we looked into his investments and trading activity related to Facebook". This news suggests we still may not know Sandberg's real role in the "dark PR" work Facebook was doing in Washington. The PR firm was hired to look into links between Soros and purportedly grassroots groups, such as "Freedom from Facebook", that publicly lambasted the social network ... Read More »

UK Leader Focused on Passing Brexit Deal Despite Uncertainty

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They include former environment secretary Owen Paterson, who tweeted on November 26, "I will vote against it"; former Northern Ireland secretary Theresa Villiers, who put out a statement on November 19 saying, "I can not support it and I will vote against it"; and former global development secretary Priti Patel, who released a statement on November 16 saying, "I can not support the Withdrawal Agreement and will be voting against it". Read More »

Border Patrol Caught a Convicted Murderer From Honduras in the Caravan

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The two are being held up by federal authorities as examples of some of the criminals who have traveled through Mexico to the border with Central American caravans hoping to enter the US, many through the asylum process. Chief Border Patrol agent of the San Diego sector Rodney Scott says the situation at the border is 'getting worse'. The man, 46, admitted he'd been released four months ago and traveled with the caravan to Tijuana. Read More »

Amber Guyger Indicted on Murder Charge in Botham Jean Killing

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Botham Jean , a 26-year-old native of the Caribbean island of St. Lucia, died September 6 after Guyger walked into his apartment and shot him twice. "I truly believe that she inflicted tremendous evil on my son". "I feel it's unfair in the way that he died at such a young age". "If there is an indictment, it will be a murder indictment", Schulte said. Read More »

Clinton Accuses Trump of Helping to Cover-up Khashoggi Murder

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Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, a frequent ally of Mr Trump, vowed he won't vote to wrap up key legislative business this year - including a spending bill needed to avert a partial government shutdown - until he receives a briefing from Central Intelligence Agency director Gina Haspel on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's possible role in the assassination. Read More »

World leaders welcome Saudi prince at G20, Putin delighted

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The embrace came amid reports that Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia have reached a pact to cut oil production when the OPEC cartel meets on Dec 6 in Vienna, to help shore up collapsing crude prices. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman looks out as leaders arrive for a family photo at the G20 in Buenos Aires , Argentina, Nov. 30, 2018. U.S. Read More »

Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Anchorage, Alaska; Tsunami Warning Issued

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Geological Survey says the natural disaster Friday morning was centered about 7 miles (12 kilometers) north of Alaska's largest city", reports Bloomberg . It wasn't immediately clear if there were any injuries. On March 27, 1964, Alaska was hit by a magnitude 9.2 quake, the strongest recorded in USA history, centered about 75 miles (120 kilometers) east of Anchorage . Read More »