• Arrest in Australian cold case made famous by podcast
Arrest in Australian cold case made famous by podcast

Sydney couple Chris Dawson and Lyn Dawson (nee Simms) married in 1970 when they were both 21 years old. Dawson is a former first grade rugby league player turned high school teacher. His family said they were "disappointed" at the decision of the DPP. "There is clear and uncontested evidence that Lyn Dawson was alive long after she left Chri...

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  • Surveillance video appears to show children being dropped over border wall
Surveillance video appears to show children being dropped over border wall

This is in large part because the caravan organizers promised them they could get into the USA and stay there as their asylum case was heard. Tourists have been spotted posing for pictures along the Mexican border with the United States as thousands of migrants try desperately to pour across the wall.

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  • Emails show Facebook used Israeli app to monitor phones, mulled selling data
Emails show Facebook used Israeli app to monitor phones, mulled selling data

Collins notes that a recurring theme in the 250-page cache of documents is that Facebook pushed the "idea of linking access to friends data to the financial value of the developers' relationship with Facebook". Critics have drawn attention to this kind of behavior as being potentially in violation of USA and European antitrust and anti-monopoly l...

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  • Mattis: Putin tried to ‘muck around’ in USA midterm elections
Mattis: Putin tried to ‘muck around’ in USA midterm elections

In his comments December 1, Jim Mattis also asserted that Moscow had tried to interfere in last month's midterm congressional elections . US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said on Saturday that Russian Federation tried to meddle in the US midterm elections last month - just as it did in the 2016 vote that brought President Donald Trump to powe...

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  • Central Intelligence Agency director to brief Senate leaders on Khashoggi death
Central Intelligence Agency director to brief Senate leaders on Khashoggi death

The CIA concluded with "medium to high confidence" that his killing was "probably ordered" by MBS, The Wall Street Journal reported . In a statement attempting to clarify his comments later in the day, Stewart said: "We can not brush aside the murder of any journalist, and I have always said that those who are responsible for the murder of...

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  • Mueller investigation: No jail sought for Trump ex-adviser
Mueller investigation: No jail sought for Trump ex-adviser

He also gave paid speeches to at least two other companies with ties to Russian Federation. The special counsel's office says Flynn cooperated with the investigation into links or coordination between the Russian government and members of Trump's team.

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  • Putin threatens arms race if USA dumps nuclear treaty
Putin threatens arms race if USA dumps nuclear treaty

NATO leadership should explore Russia's invitation to review proposals to prevent the collapse of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, the US Arms Control Association (ACA) said in a press release. "At the end of the 60 days , it's going to be a free-for-all. They've been violating it for many years", Trump said. Stoltenberg stresse...

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  • Israel Launches Operation To Destroy Hezbollah Tunnels On Northern Border
Israel Launches Operation To Destroy Hezbollah Tunnels On Northern Border

One tunnel originated under a house in the Lebanese border village of Kfar Kila and crossed the frontier near Israel's northernmost town, Metula, the Israeli military said. Hezbollah does not recognise Israel's right to exist and has been accused of carrying out a string of bombings and plots against Jewish and Israeli targets around the world over...

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  • Sick Bouteflika cancels meeting with visiting Saudi crown prince
Sick Bouteflika cancels meeting with visiting Saudi crown prince

Emmanuel Macron was recorded speaking to Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince and issued some stern words to the leader over the scandal behind the murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi . But in August, when he believed their conversations may have been intercepted by Saudi authorities, a sense of foreboding descends over Khashoggi. The announcement was ...

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  • State Funeral Arrangements for George H.W. Bush Announced
State Funeral Arrangements for George H.W. Bush Announced

It was placed into a hearse headed to Houston's Ellington Field, where a presidential aircraft waited to carry Bush's body to Washington for the state funeral . From there, a funeral train transports Bush to Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, the site of the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, where he will be laid to ...

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  • George Conway Suggests New Donald Trump Tweet May Break The Law
George Conway Suggests New Donald Trump Tweet May Break The Law

US President Donald Trump on Monday called for "a long prison term" for his ex-lawyer Michael Cohen , after Cohen admitted lying to Congress about pursuing a real estate deal with Russian Federation on Trump's behalf during the 2016 election campaign.

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  • NYPD Are Searching For A Bloke Who Dropped Engagement Ring Down Drain
NYPD Are Searching For A Bloke Who Dropped Engagement Ring Down Drain

Officers rescued it & would like to return it to the happy couple". A separate tweet by the NYPD shows a close up of the ring, which has what appears to be a diamond set in its centre with smaller jewels on its band, possibly made of silver.

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  • Russian Federation massing troops, weapons at Ukraine border - Kiev
Russian Federation massing troops, weapons at Ukraine border - Kiev

The Group of 7 foreign ministers issued a statement demanding the seamen's release. A White House official responded to questions centering around a report that a canceled meeting between Trump and Putin may still occur. Trump's snub was a clear kick at Putin as he joined a Group of 20 gathering in Argentina , where Western leaders banded ...

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  • Israel police want PM Benjamin Netanyahu and wife tried for graft
Israel police want PM Benjamin Netanyahu and wife tried for graft

But Netanyahu may want to seek a renewed mandate from the people, forcing a prosecutor to think twice before indicting him. The authorities allege Mr Netanyahu awarded regulatory favours to Bezeq Telecom Israel in return for more positive coverage of him and his wife on a news website, Walla , owned by the company.

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  • Canada signs USMCA on sidelines of high-stakes G20 summit
Canada signs USMCA on sidelines of high-stakes G20 summit

Canada will put pen to paper on its new trade pact with the US and Mexico on Friday, even though officials were still combing through the fine print Thursday. But the USMCA includes side letters that agree to exempt Mexico and Canada up to a threshold of 2.6 million vehicles a year, as well as an unspecified amount of light trucks, and tens of bill...

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  • Saudi Arabia seeks death penalty for 5 suspects in Khashoggi killing
Saudi Arabia seeks death penalty for 5 suspects in Khashoggi killing

Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) told AFP. It voted 63-37 to allow debate to proceed on the resolution , after Mike Pompeo, the Secretary of State, and Defence Secretary Jim Mattis failed to sway undecided senators to continue the military support for the war coalition.

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  • ‘They are criminals!’ Tijuana mayor threatens to sue migrant caravan organizers
‘They are criminals!’ Tijuana mayor threatens to sue migrant caravan organizers

Charges were not filed because the administration generally doesn't separate families and because Customs and Border Protection didn't collect enough evidence to build cases, including the names of arresting officers, according to a USA official familiar with the matter who was not authorized to discuss it publicly and spoke on condition of anonymi...

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  • Ukraine bans entry to Russian men aged between 16 and 60
Ukraine bans entry to Russian men aged between 16 and 60

Volodymyr Omelyan, Ukraine's infrastructure minister, said on Thursday Russia had imposed a de facto blockade on two Ukrainian ports on the Sea of Azov by barring ships from leaving and entering the sea via the Kerch Strait. The Ukrainian church, which has been part of the Russian Orthodox Church for centuries, moved close to forming an independe...

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  • US, China Tensions Cast Shadow As World Leaders Meet In Argentina
US, China Tensions Cast Shadow As World Leaders Meet In Argentina

The leaders of the world's largest economies opened talks on Friday overshadowed by US President Donald Trump's threat to escalate tariffs on imports from China as well as military tensions between Russian Federation and Ukraine. "Way, way, way above my pay grade", he said. "It's not just for our people, all of the G20 nations have benefited ...

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  • Canada sanctions 17 Saudis linked to Khashoggi killing
Canada sanctions 17 Saudis linked to Khashoggi killing

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis both came to Capitol Hill to urgently lobby against the resolution, which would call for an end to US military assistance for the conflict that human rights advocates say is wreaking havoc on Yemen and subjecting civilians to indiscriminate bombing.

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  • Trump cancels Putin meeting at G20 over Russia-Ukraine dispute
Trump cancels Putin meeting at G20 over Russia-Ukraine dispute

Mr Trump had been reluctant to condemn Russia's latest aggression in Ukraine, and shortly before heading to Buenos Aires he said he would meet the Russian president. Without an agreement, the U.S.is set to increase the tariffs on January 1. The Kremlin's spokesman said Moscow had no official information on Mr Trump's decision, and that if t...

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  • Trade war contributors US, China may strike truce at G20 summit
Trade war contributors US, China may strike truce at G20 summit

But the Kremlin said the meeting was on for Saturday. "But its functioning has been different from a usual North-South or East-West divide, because we see very loose coalitions operating, depending on the issue being discussed", former foreign secretary Shyam Saran said.

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  • Boat crusie accident lake victory Archives
Boat crusie accident lake victory Archives

Minister Bagire says that the boat was not registered, not inspected, and was in a mission to confiscate errant boats inclusive the one that capsized. "We suspect the mechanical condition of the boat and the weather contributed to the sinking". "A big storm hit", said Richard Kikongo, a local government official.

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  • Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith wins Mississippi Senate race after joking about lynching
Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith wins Mississippi Senate race after joking about lynching

U.S. President Donald Trump had said at the Biloxi campaign rally on November 26 that illegal immigrants, such as those participating in the caravans between Mexico and the United States, are unfairly disadvantaging American workers. Phil Bryant appointed her to temporarily succeed GOP Sen. Ultimately, the lack of a more honest apology, and the q...

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  • Northern California's Deadly Camp Fire Is 100% Contained
Northern California's Deadly Camp Fire Is 100% Contained

The precipitation temporarily stopped some search crews Friday who were scouring burned-down areas for remains. At least 249 people remain missing, down from more than 1,000 days earlier, the Butte County Sheriff's Office said. FEMA spokesman Frank Mansell told The Associated Press that $15.5 million has been spent on housing assistance, includ...

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