• Schumer: Dems set to push Mueller shield bill over Whitaker
Schumer: Dems set to push Mueller shield bill over Whitaker

If Whitaker doesn't recuse, Schumer said congressional Democrats will "attempt to add to must-pass legislation, in this case the spending bill, legislation that would prevent Mr. But the flaw in the appointment of Mr. Whitaker, who was Mr. Sessions's chief of staff at the Justice Department, runs much deeper. Mr Whitaker has made multiple negat...

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  • Macron Delivers Rebuke to Nationalism as Trump Looks On
Macron Delivers Rebuke to Nationalism as Trump Looks On

In its first edition, the Forum was inaugurated by dozens of Heads of State and Government invited to commemorate the fragile peace that followed World War I. The fighting proved America's mettle to allies and foes alike, and by the time the war ended USA forces were at least an equal to any of the other major armies, which were exhausted and deple...

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  • Israel kills six Palestinians, including Hamas commander, in Gaza raid
Israel kills six Palestinians, including Hamas commander, in Gaza raid

In a tweet after his arrival back home, Netanyahu praised the slain officer, whose identity was being kept confidential for security reasons, and said "our forces acted courageously". Due to the secrecy of the operation, Israel has not revealed specific details about the mission. The flare-up came as Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers had appeared to...

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  • Broward recount delayed because of problem
Broward recount delayed because of problem

A backlash to the tightening governor and senate races grew on Friday as dozens of angry Republican voters rallied outside the Broward County Supervisor of Elections office where provisional ballots were still under review inside. "Election officials are literally just counting the ballots". "It is literally the best of democracy". Rancor was also ...

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  • Fruit picker charged in needles in Australian strawberries case
Fruit picker charged in needles in Australian strawberries case

The woman, who is understood to be from Queensland , has been charged with seven counts of contamination of goods, which has a three-year maximum jail term. He said police collected 230 reports nationwide of strawberry contamination affecting 68 brands, most within his state, with the majority involving sewing needles.

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  • California wildfires: Death toll rises, hundreds missing
California wildfires: Death toll rises, hundreds missing

More than 8,000 firefighters in all battled three large wildfires burning across almost 400 square miles (1,040 square kilometres) in Northern and Southern California , with out-of-state crews continuing to arrive and gusty, blowtorch winds starting up again.

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  • Sri Lanka on the brink after 'tyrant' president dissolves parliament
Sri Lanka on the brink after 'tyrant' president dissolves parliament

Ousted prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe waves to supporters as members of his United National Party (UNP) march on Thursday in Colombo to demand that Parliament be convened. It said democracy needed to be respected to ensure stability and prosperity. The EU said Friday, before the dissolution, that the crisis had scarred the Indian Ocean i...

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  • First Muslim women elected to US Congress
First Muslim women elected to US Congress

Omar (36) also congratulated Ayanna Pressley , who became the first black woman to represent MA in Congress. She's been criticized for her anti-Semitic and anti-Israel views while also being criticized by Muslims for not being vocal enough against Israel.

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  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Fractured Ribs Aren’t Stopping Her From Getting Work Done
Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Fractured Ribs Aren’t Stopping Her From Getting Work Done

She's an icon for women and progressives of all factions; a vital figure in a time where politics and societal issues are rife with tension. We can all breathe a sigh of relief now: Her nephew said last night that Ginsburg is already "up and working", according to Reuters .

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  • 6 injured after Fly Jamaica flight headed to Toronto crash-lands in Guyana
6 injured after Fly Jamaica flight headed to Toronto crash-lands in Guyana

Officials at Fly Jamaica said flight OJ256, which was headed to Toronto, had to make an emergency landing because of a technical problem. The passengers - 82 Canadians, 35 Guyanese, one Pakistani, a Trinidadian and an American - along with six crew members from Guyana and two from Jamaica, departed the CJIA at 2:10 a.m.

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  • PNP to ‘gladly abide’ by court’s order to arrest Imelda Marcos
PNP to ‘gladly abide’ by court’s order to arrest Imelda Marcos

She is now a member of the House of Representatives for Ilocos Norte. This file photo taken on February 16, 2001 shows Philippines' former first lady Imelda Marcos as she looks at her shoe collection , after formally opening the suburban Marikina Shoe Museum in Manila .

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  • California fires: Malibu residents ordered to evacuate
California fires: Malibu residents ordered to evacuate

Even so, TV reports show homes, palm trees and even power poles erupting in flames. California has had four of its top 10 most destructive fires burn in the past two years, the most recent being the Carr Fire that destroyed entire neighbourhoods in Redding, a city of 90,000 in the northern part of the state.

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  • Trump calls French President Macron's idea for a European army 'very insulting'
Trump calls French President Macron's idea for a European army 'very insulting'

At that meeting, Mr Trump would not say whether he believed Mr Putin or USA intelligence agencies about their conclusions about Russia's interference with the 2016 presidential election. "When President Trump has to protect one of the states of the United States he doesn't ask France or Germany or another government of Europe to finance it".

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  • World's first AI news anchor debuts in China
World's first AI news anchor debuts in China

Well, one might not find anything different at the first glance, but if one looks closely, you will see that there is something different with this particular news presenter. "He" as he's known, is the world's first artificial news anchor. The anchor will work as a part of the reporting team. This is my very first day in Xinhua News agency .

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  • Norwegian Warship Close To Sinking After Collision With Oil Tanker
Norwegian Warship Close To Sinking After Collision With Oil Tanker

All 137 of its crew were evacuated and eight people were injured . Norwegian oil giant Equinor has announced that it has "resumed operations" after it shutdown all operations at its Sture terminal following a tanker collision near the city of Bergen.

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  • Donald Trump says he's 'in no rush' after North Korea talks postponed
Donald Trump says he's 'in no rush' after North Korea talks postponed

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (right) and Kim Yong-chol, North Korean senior ruling party official and former intelligence chief, arrive for a lunch at the Park Hwa Guest House in Pyongyang July 7, 2018. negotiations have become null or lost momentum or direction". The two leaders agreed to work toward the "complete denuclearization of the Kor...

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  • Amendment 4: Restoring the right to vote for felons
Amendment 4: Restoring the right to vote for felons

Several states now prevent convicted felons from voting, but only three states - Florida, Kentucky and Iowa - withhold the right after sentences have been completed. Bill Nelson and Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, supported Amendment 4. The measure received broad bipartisan support. Nine states initiated measures concerning voting requirem...

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  • Ten most risky places for shark attacks
Ten most risky places for shark attacks

One of the rescuers, Ben McCauely, who also was involved in the previous two incidents, said it felt like "deja vu" but worse. Insp O'Connell said Dr Christidis' friends were "extremely distraught". Justine Barwick, a 46-year-old tourist, was attacked September 19 while swimming from a yacht in Cid Harbor and is recovering. The victims were 1...

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  • Thousands Flee Fast-Moving Wildfire In Northern California
Thousands Flee Fast-Moving Wildfire In Northern California

Paradise is popular with retirees, and has a population of about 27,000. The fire started at about 6:30am Thursday morning and reached 5,000 acres in three hours, fueled by high winds. Resident Shari Bernacett told the Associated Press she "knocked on doors, yelled and screamed" to get mobile home residents in her area to leave as fire consumed ...

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  • Blow for Trump: Democrats seize control of House
Blow for Trump: Democrats seize control of House

Initial statements coming from the Democratic party leaders indicated it would make it tough for President Trump , who wants major legislative changes on some of his signature issues including immigration, tax and healthcare reforms. Republican gains in the Senate are sure to bolster the party's efforts to ram conservative federal judges through...

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  • New Acting Attorney General is a GOP Loyalist from Iowa
New Acting Attorney General is a GOP Loyalist from Iowa

Washington, DC- Thousands protested across the United States on Thursday to demand that President Donald Trump not impede Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Mueller's probe has since reached plea deals with or indicted a number of Trump associates. I've known Jeff for a lo...

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  • History is made in some Mid-term races around the country
History is made in some Mid-term races around the country

Hayes, the 2016 National Teacher of the Year, will be serving Connecticut's 5th Congressional District, which includes areas in the northwestern part of the state. As Breitbart News has reported, Democrats have increasingly gained strongholds in congressional districts due to booming foreign-born populations. Scroll through gallery to read he...

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  • Fox News Calls Sean Hannity’s Trump Appearance an ‘Unfortunate Distraction’
Fox News Calls Sean Hannity’s Trump Appearance an ‘Unfortunate Distraction’

The Fox News host said he would "not be on stage campaigning with the President" shortly before he took the stage to campaign with the President. Fox called Hannity's rally appearance an " unfortunate distraction " that has been addressed.

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  • Multiple people wounded in shooting at Thousand Oaks bar
Multiple people wounded in shooting at Thousand Oaks bar

Deputies believed that the shooter was inside the bar, which was surrounded. "The gunman used an automatic weapon and also threw in some sort of smoke bombs in to the crowd in the club", he said. Kuredjian said at around 0915 GMT (5pm Singapore time) that the shooter was still confined inside the premises, adding that he did not know if he had be...

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  • USA midterms: Candidates who made history
USA midterms: Candidates who made history

Democrats Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of MI will be the first Muslim women to serve in Congress , while Boston City Councilwoman Ayanna Pressley will represent Massachusetts' 7th Congressional District in the next Congress.

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