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Jeremy Corbyn poses bigger economic threat than Brexit: Theresa May

Jeremy Corbyn poses bigger economic threat than Brexit: Theresa May Senior party figures would not be drawn on whether Labour would table a motion of no-confidence in the Government after the vote, indicating they would wait and see what happens in the aftermath of a Government defeat on such a defining policy issue. [Full Article...]

Russian fighter jets in Venezuela raise tensions between Kremlin, US

Russian fighter jets in Venezuela raise tensions between Kremlin, US The Russian Defense Ministry said Monday that Russia's two supersonic bombers had carried out a flight from Russia to Venezuela, landing at Simon Bolivar International Airport, outside Caracas . The flights of the Tu-160 to South America became the seventh training flight of Russian bombers-bombers over the past three months. The Russian military aircraft's arrival in Venezuela has also been ... [Full Article...]

Trump Attended Meeting About Hush Money Payments With Tabloid Publisher

Trump Attended Meeting About Hush Money Payments With Tabloid Publisher As part of the agreement, American Media, Inc., admitted that it paid McDougal $150,000 in an attempt to influence the 2016 election , according to a statement from the USA attorney's office. Federal prosecutors allege that Cohen violated campaign finance laws by paying off women who allege to have had affairs with Donald Trump acting "in coordination with and at the direction of" the then-ca... [Full Article...]

HuffPost: Trump Considering Son-In-Law Kushner For Chief Of Staff Job

HuffPost: Trump Considering Son-In-Law Kushner For Chief Of Staff Job Nick Ayers, Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff, turned him down Sunday and is leaving the White House to leave Washington and work for a pro-Trump political action group. Yet Trump once mocked his predecessor for chief of staff turnover. Donald Trump's first two years in office have been marked by chaos, but Jose Canseco knows just the man to straighten things out as his new Chief ... [Full Article...]

United States arrests religious leaders, activists at border protest

United States arrests religious leaders, activists at border protest They may have to wait weeks or months to claim asylum at the USA border. Singing and praying, religious leaders moved forward in lines of four to six, some wearing T-shirts reading: 'Love Knows No Borders'. - U.S. Border Patrol agents working near the border found a two-year-old child traveling without her parents. Their goal was to send a message to the Trump administration: that the United Sta... [Full Article...]

In possible plea deal, accused Russian agent case 'resolved'

In possible plea deal, accused Russian agent case 'resolved' Butina's work came against the backdrop of what the USA intelligence community has said was a sweeping Russian government effort to help Donald Trump win the presidency, including by hacking and distributing emails stolen from Democrats. "Nobody knew anything about her!" A deal could see Butina deported to Russian Federation in the coming months in exchange for her testimony about her activiti... [Full Article...]

U.S. Crackdown on Saudis Over Yemen War Being Debated in Senate

U.S. Crackdown on Saudis Over Yemen War Being Debated in Senate CIA Director Gina Haspel was briefing leaders of the House of Representatives behind closed doors on Wednesday about the killing. She has given a classified briefing on Khashoggi's death to several senators earlier on December 4, but even Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, a close ally of Trump, said after the briefing that one would have to be "wilfully blind" to deny that the Saudi crown pri... [Full Article...]

Former federal prosecutor explains why Trump will be 'indicted eventually'

Former federal prosecutor explains why Trump will be 'indicted eventually' Trump earlier this year acknowledged repaying his former lawyer Michael Cohen for the $US130,000 paid to porn star Stephanie Clifford, also known as Stormy Daniels. None of the prosecutorial briefs made available to the public on Friday answer the core question of the Russian Federation investigation - whether Donald Trump colluded with Moscow to sway the 2016 presidential election. [Full Article...]

Brexit ruling: UK can cancel decision, EU court says

Brexit ruling: UK can cancel decision, EU court says The first minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon - who backed Remain - said the ruling meant it was "now open to the House of Commons" to extend Article 50 to allow time for another vote. The government triggered it on March 29, 2017, meaning the United Kingdom will cease to be a member of the European Union on that exact date next year. [Full Article...]

Time Warner Center Evacuated After Bomb Threat Called in

Time Warner Center Evacuated After Bomb Threat Called in Fire alarm bells rang inside the newsroom to signal an evacuation shortly after 10:30 pm, CNN said on its website, as the network went to pre-taped programming. Using Stelter's iPhone to broadcast live, he and Lemon reported on the unfolding event outside CNN's evacuated offices. President Donald Trump , who has made a political career of attacking CNN , had actually just tweeted about "fa... [Full Article...]

Trump ghostwriter ridicules belief John Kelly’s replacement will reel president in

Trump ghostwriter ridicules belief John Kelly’s replacement will reel president in Kelly's inexperience on matters of politics had been glaringly obvious to Trump, officials said. Mr Trump initially nominated Mr Kelly to oversee Homeland Security before promoting him to chief of staff last July, replacing Reince Priebus . [Full Article...]

Police searching Waitakere Ranges for Millane

Police searching Waitakere Ranges for Millane The body had not yet been formally identified, but it was believed to be that of Millane, Beard said. Millane was on a year-long worldwide holiday after graduating from university and had kept in daily contact with her family until the night before her 22nd birthday last weekend. [Full Article...]

Pakistan Urges US to Leave Afghanistan 'As Friend of the Region'

Pakistan Urges US to Leave Afghanistan 'As Friend of the Region' Khan said he wanted a relationship with the United States like the one with China - "not one-dimensional" and a "trade relationship". However, the Western-backed government's security forces have struggled to counter attacks from the Taliban and other militant groups since the withdrawal of most North Atlantic Treaty Organisation combat troops. [Full Article...]

Trump picks General Mark Milley as next top military adviser

Trump picks General Mark Milley as next top military adviser Milley would succeed Marine General Joseph Dunford, who would normally stay in office as chairman until a slated October 1, 2019 handover date. Trump tweeted the announcement Saturday, thanking 'both of these incredible men for their service to our country!' He said the date of transition is being determined. [Full Article...]

Woman and three-year-old daughter crawl under Mexico-US border wall

Woman and three-year-old daughter crawl under Mexico-US border wall A news release from Customs and Border Protection said six people, including two children, received assistance from another person who did not climb over the 18-foot wall and remained in Mexico after dropping the children to family members below. [Full Article...]

India strongly condemns Chabahar terror attack

India strongly condemns Chabahar terror attack The state news agency IRNA said some 24 people had been wounded. At least two police officers lost their lives and some 40 other people sustained injuries in the explosion, which also killed the bomber. Chabahar Port, which is being developed with funding from India , has been described as India's "golden gateway" that will help boost trade links to land-locked Afghanistan and central Asia, w... [Full Article...]

Senators wrestle with rebuke of Saudis for Khashoggi killing

Senators wrestle with rebuke of Saudis for Khashoggi killing Khashoggi was killed in October, at Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul. Both had strong ties with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , but were removed from their positions in October. Republican Senator Bob Corker , chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said he hoped to hold a hearing early next week on legislation that included a broad range of efforts to clamp down on Riyadh, ... [Full Article...]

Trump expected to name Heather Nauert next United Nations ambassador, sources say

Trump expected to name Heather Nauert next United Nations ambassador, sources say Requests for comment to the state department and the White House were not immediately returned. She also served as Acting Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs between March and October 2017. refugee agency and past year proposed US funding cuts for aid and diplomacy that could curb the work of the global body. Chris Murphy (D-CT) bashed Nauert as lacking in expertis... [Full Article...]

US Marine planes crash in Japan

US Marine planes crash in Japan The recovered crewmember was being evaluated by medical authorities at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, according to a III Marine Expeditionary Force statement issued just before 9 a.m. site in Iwakuni, west of Hiroshima, where numerous 50,000 American troops stationed in Japan also stay. The KC-130 also can be used to transport ground troops. [Full Article...]

North Korean Soldier Defects Across Border, Says South Korea's Military

North Korean Soldier Defects Across Border, Says South Korea's Military Kim sharply raised tensions with nuclear and missile tests last year, but suddenly reached out to South Korea and the United States this year with a vague nuclear disarmament pledge. The White House said in a statement on Saturday following Trump's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping that the US and North Korea would strive "to see a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula". [Full Article...]


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