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Democratic analyst Richard Fowler said Pelosi is a proven effective leader for her caucus. "Our majority came on the backs of candidates who said that they would support new leadership because voters in hard-won districts, and across the country want to see real change in Washington", it continued.
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    Finland's President Sauli Niinistö said the topic of raking never came up in their conversation. The Finnish president said he told Trump that "Finland is a country covered by forests, but we also have a good surveillance system and network" in case of wildfires .
  • May tells party critics that ousting her 'won't help Brexit'

    May tells party critics that ousting her 'won't help Brexit'

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    He added that, on the hard question of Northern Ireland , "there is no better solution". But it is believed there could be some others who have done so in private . "In any case, as the EU Presidency, we have made all the preparations to move forward swiftly". European governments started to thrash out a plan for close ties with post-Brexit Britain on Monday in the last week before they gather to sign their divorce papers.
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    Bourke Street Hero Trolley Man Has Been Charged With Burglary

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    He was remanded to appear in Melbourne Magistrate's Court today. Rogers gained instant fame when video posted on social media showed him using a metal shopping cart to try and stop a stabbing rampage in central Melbourne by Hassan Khalif Shire Ali , who killed one man and wounded two others before being fatally shot by police.
  • Apec summit ends without statement over US-China division

    Apec summit ends without statement over US-China division

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    Tensions had been rippling through the summit before the final leaders' meeting on Sunday. "For us, we welcome Chinese investment, we welcome USA investment". "History has shown that confrontation, whether in the form of a cold war , a hot war or a trade war, will produce no winners". "No country either in this region or in other regions has fallen into a so called debt trap because of its cooperation with China".
  • Three dead in grenade attack on religious meet in Amritsar

    Three dead in grenade attack on religious meet in Amritsar

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    The blast happened when Satsanga was going in Nirankari Bhawan. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh strongly condemned the attack and have ordered for immediate investigation into the matter. "My condolences are with families of those who lost lives in this incident". Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat had recently warned that attempts were being made to "revive insurgency" in Punjab and had even cautioned that people needed to be careful especially during the festival season to prevent ...
  • May warns against Brexit plan coup attempt, says next week 'critical'

    May warns against Brexit plan coup attempt, says next week 'critical'

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    Andrea Leadsom , the minister in charge of government business in parliament , has told the BBC that she was supporting May but was not fully happy with the deal. He's also refused to accept what he's called "an indefinite backstop arrangement" for the Irish border. There is also doubt over whether it can win the approval of the House of Commons , with opposition parties - including Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party - opposing it.
  • Snarlin’ Lindsey Graham to Become Senate Judiciary Chairman

    Snarlin’ Lindsey Graham to Become Senate Judiciary Chairman

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    Senator Grassley has much to be proud of during his time as Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee. The Senate Finance Committee works with taxes and revenue sources. Since taking the helm of the committee, three nominees were submitted and two went through the nomination process. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) said his top priority in the new, divided Congress will be confirming President Donald Trump's judicial nominees.
  • UK PM May: Getting rid of me risks delaying Brexit

    UK PM May: Getting rid of me risks delaying Brexit

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    Speaking to Sky's Sophy Ridge, she said the chair of the 1922 backbench committee will make it known if he had received the required 48 letters from Conservative MPs - which could lead to a leadership election. The draft agreement envisions Britain leaving the European Union as planned on March 29, but remaining inside the bloc's single market and bound by its rules until the end of December 2020.
  • U.S. votes against U.N. censure of Israel over Golan

    U.S. votes against U.N. censure of Israel over Golan

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    A United Nations General Assembly committee today will adopt nine resolutions against Israel , and zero on the entire rest of the world. However, "given the resolution's anti-Israel bias, as well as the militarization of the Syrian Golan border and a worsening humanitarian crisis, this year the United States has made a decision to vote "No" on the resolution", the announcement said .
  • Saudi crown prince ordered Khashoggi’s assassination — Central Intelligence Agency

    Saudi crown prince ordered Khashoggi’s assassination — Central Intelligence Agency

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    President Donald Trump said Saturday morning that he had not yet been briefed on the CIA's assessment, but planned to speak with the agency and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during his flight to California. ally. People hold posters picturing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and candles during a gathering outside the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul, on October 25, 2018.
  • Amber Rudd returns to Cabinet as Work and Pensions Secretary

    Amber Rudd returns to Cabinet as Work and Pensions Secretary

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    Meanwhile, Leave-supporting Stephen Barclay has been promoted to Brexit Secretary from a ministerial role in the Department for Health. Environment Secretary Mr Gove insisted he still has confidence in Mrs May who has suffered a series of setbacks following the publication of her draft Brexit deal with Brussels.
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    Recognizing her medical and philanthropic work, the president lauded the Israel-born Adelson for funding substance abuse centers and pro-Israel projects, including Birthright. "That was my idea, I said give me a little song", Trump said. Abrams noted the Miriam Adelson has donated her time and her money to combatting addiction.
  • Department of Education proposes overhaul to campus sexual misconduct rules

    Department of Education proposes overhaul to campus sexual misconduct rules

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    The guidelines also require that any alleged harassment "must involve conduct that occurred within the school's own program or activity". According to coverage by the Washington Post , the new rules narrow the window of sexual misconduct cases that educational institutions are mandated to investigate, and they would provide more rights for those accused of misconduct.
  • Israel heads for early elections after turbulent week

    Israel heads for early elections after turbulent week

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    Likewise, he called the funding transferred last week to Gaza by Qatar - agreed to by Egypt, the United Nations, the United States and Israel - "purely $15 million of terror funding", warning that the oversight mechanism that is supposed to be place to ensure the money is used for civil service salaries, "is a sham".