• UNGA Adopts Resolution Calling for End to Israel’s Occupation of Palestine
UNGA Adopts Resolution Calling for End to Israel’s Occupation of Palestine

India was among the 32 countries that abstained from voting on the resolution which would have condemned Hamas for "repeatedly firing rockets into Israel and for inciting violence, thereby putting civilians at risk", and for its use of resources in Gaza to construct military infrastructure including tunnels to infiltrate Israel and equipment ...

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  • Houthis head to Yemen peace talks in Sweden
Houthis head to Yemen peace talks in Sweden

Kuwait's Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled al-Jarallah told reporters that a Houthi delegation was now set to leave Sanaa for Stockholm on Tuesday morning together with his country's ambassador to Yemen. Other armed groups taking part in the chaotic civil war, including southern separatists and local militias, will not be taking part in this week's ...

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  • Comey set for closed-door interview with House Republicans
Comey set for closed-door interview with House Republicans

Comey will appear for the interview Friday after fighting a subpoena in court. It a series of tweets early Friday, the president blasted Comey and the Mueller probe into Russia's hacking of the 2016 US national election. The hearings will likely be the last chance GOP legislators have to question Comey , with Democrats taking control of the Ho...

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  • William H. Barr Is Reportedly Trump's Attorney General Front-Runner
William H. Barr Is Reportedly Trump's Attorney General Front-Runner

Late President George H.W. Bush ( right ) listens to Deputry Attorney General William Barr at a White House ceremony announcing Barr's nomination to succeed Attorney General Dick Thornburgh. Barr said that not pursuing an investigation of "Uranium One" would be evidence that "the department is abdicating its responsibility". "Unfortunately, beg...

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  • William Barr nominated by Donald Trump to be U.S. attorney general
William Barr nominated by Donald Trump to be U.S. attorney general

Bush. In this November 26, 1991, file photo, President George H.W Bush, right , and William Barr wave after Barr was sworn in as the new Attorney General of the United States at a Justice Department ceremony in Washington. Trump has come under criticism by members of Congress for naming Whitaker, Sessions's chief of staff, as the acting att...

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  • Here's how Wisconsin Republicans want to strip power from incoming Democrats
Here's how Wisconsin Republicans want to strip power from incoming Democrats

The legislature says the bills were necessary to balance power between the executive and legislative branch. Republicans argue that the new body, which would be made up of three Democratic and three Republican legislators appointed by the governor, would promote bipartisan cooperation.

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  • CNN's NY offices evacuated due to bomb threat
CNN's NY offices evacuated due to bomb threat

The network is airing taped programming due to the disruption, including "Anderson Cooper 360" on the East Coast. Police have given the all-clear after a phoned in bomb threat forced the evacuation of CNN's offices in NY. According to police, someone phoned in a threat stating there were five bombs placed throughout Time Warner Center. Members ...

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  • Trump Weighs 2nd North Korea Summit as Possible Missile Site Appears
Trump Weighs 2nd North Korea Summit as Possible Missile Site Appears

Trump has often touted North Korea's lack of ballistic missile tests in recent months as a sign of diplomatic progress and said Kim's offer to dismantle some testing facilities signals the North Korean leader is serious about denuclearizing.

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  • Body found in Costa Rica ID'd as Carla Stefaniak
Body found in Costa Rica ID'd as Carla Stefaniak

Wednesday morning. Stefaniak, 36, was on a trip to celebrate her birthday with her sister-in-law and friend, April Burton. A missing Miami woman was confirmed dead Tuesday after her body was found near the Airbnb where she was staying in Costa Rica , government officials said.

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  • PM May rejects calls for vote delay, Brexit vote will go on
PM May rejects calls for vote delay, Brexit vote will go on

He said the longer the backstop lasted, the more likely it would be that it was not consistent with European Union law - meaning it could be challenged in the courts. A vote will take place in the House of Commons on December 11. According to BuzzFeed , Downing Street advisers have urged Theresa May to consider a second referendum or a softer ...

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  • Trump to nominate State Department spokesperson Nauert as United Nations envoy
Trump to nominate State Department spokesperson Nauert as United Nations envoy

Donald Trump has chose to name the state department spokeswoman Heather Nauert as the ambassador to the United Nations , a source familiar with his decision told Reuters. "She's been a supporter for a long time". She's been a strong defender of Trump's at the podium, something he has clearly noticed. ABC News reported in November that Nauer...

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  • USA dad makes daughter walk 8km to school for bullying on bus
USA dad makes daughter walk 8km to school for bullying on bus

Cox adds that he hates bullying, so he used the long walk to school to let his daughter know how wrong it was that she'd practiced it. "So today, my lovely daughter is going to walk five miles (eight kilometres) to school in 36 degree (2C) weather".

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  • This Country Is Making All Public Transit Free
This Country Is Making All Public Transit Free

The abolition of all fares on trains, trams and buses was a policy proposed by the country's ruling coalition government led by Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, who was sworn in for a second term Wednesday. But details of the plan still require some hashing out as there's yet to be a decision on what to do about the existing first- and second-class co...

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  • Trump keeps up pressure on Democrats over border wall funding
Trump keeps up pressure on Democrats over border wall funding

Bush. Bush, who died Friday at the age of 94, will be memorialized on Wednesday at the National Cathedral in Washington . Trump had been expected to meet Tuesday with the two top Democratic leaders on Capitol Hill - House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California and Senate Minority Leader Charles E.

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  • 'Not a Smoking Gun...A Smoking Saw': Senators Convinced on Khashoggi Killing
'Not a Smoking Gun...A Smoking Saw': Senators Convinced on Khashoggi Killing

Turkey is seeking to arrest two former aides to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman who were dismissed amid the fallout from the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi . "I'm neither excusing it, I'm making an observation". "While I will not discuss the content of the Haspel briefing, it reinforced the need for a strong respo...

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  • Bulandshahr: Four people arrested in alleged cow slaughter case
Bulandshahr: Four people arrested in alleged cow slaughter case

SK Bhagat, the inspector general at the police station in Siyana, identified the four as Sajid Ali, Sarfuddin, Asif and Nanhe. The high-level meeting was followed by Yogi's order to probe the case and to find out the perpetrators behind the alleged cow slaughter.

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  • China confident of agreeing USA trade deal despite Trump's combative stance
China confident of agreeing USA trade deal despite Trump's combative stance

The two leaders said they would hold off on imposing additional tariffs for 90 days starting December 1 while they seek a solution to their beefs over trade . "Common to all these adjustments in the year ahead is a general tactical approach that until such time as China is able to finally bed down the fundamentals of its trade, investment, and e...

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  • Around 90 mafia suspects held in worldwide sweep
Around 90 mafia suspects held in worldwide sweep

The 'Ndrangheta mafia are considered to be one of the most powerful organized crime syndicates in Italy, involved in drugs and firearms trafficking, prostitution, racketeering and shark loaning. The 'Ndrangheta crime syndicate, which comes from Italy's Calabria region, is widely believed to be the most powerful Italian mafia organization, with mass...

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  • Terror attack kills 3 in southeastern port city
Terror attack kills 3 in southeastern port city

There was no immediate claim of responsibility. A number of Iranian media have reported a auto explosion in the largest port city in Sistan-and-Balochistan province, Chabahar. In September, gunmen dressed as soldiers attacked a military parade in Ahvaz, killing and injuring dozens. "We express our condolences to the government and the people of I...

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  • PETA asks people to stop using 'bring home the bacon'
PETA asks people to stop using 'bring home the bacon'

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is now encouraging the public to stop using popular idioms because they are considered "anti-animal language". Others dissected PETA's wordplay. Some also pointed to previous controversies surrounding PETA, including criticism over its euthanisation statistics.

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