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He moved the embassy. The president-elect has previously said he plans to move the embassy to Jerusalem, despite opposition from some in Brazil. His huge victory delivered a humiliating riposte to political pundits who, for much of his campaign, portrayed Bolsonaro as a showboating maverick who was about as likely to become president as he was to play in Brazil's star-studded soccer team.
  • Watch Times Square Ball Drop Online, on TV

    Watch Times Square Ball Drop Online, on TV

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    The journalists, together with the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), which is the official charity honoree of the Times Square New Year's Eve program, will be pushing the crystal button that will signal the ball drop a minute before midnight.
  • House Democrats ready Thursday vote to reopen government, end shutdown

    House Democrats ready Thursday vote to reopen government, end shutdown

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    Recently, Trump has taken to describing a wall made of " steel slats ". With time dwindling before a new Congress is sworn in, Donald Trump has not budged in his demand for billions in funding for a border wall, narrowing prospects for a government shutdown to end immediately when the legislature reconvenes.
  • Dad says he's angry travel ban kept family apart

    Dad says he's angry travel ban kept family apart

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    The boy's hospitalization and the US ban on travel from several Muslim-majority countries, including Yemen , kept Shaima Swileh from seeing her son until CAIR and a law firm filed an emergency lawsuit, CBS SF Bay Area reported . According to the doctors, children with the same condition as Abdullah can rely on life-support for up to a month. But then a hospital social worker reached out to the Council on American-Islamic Relations, which sued on december 16, said Basim Elkarra, executive ...
  • US Senator Elizabeth Warren Announces Move For 2020 Presidential Run

    US Senator Elizabeth Warren Announces Move For 2020 Presidential Run

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    Her video notes the economic challenges facing people of colour along with images of a women's march and Warren's participation at an LGBT event. In a video announcing the formation of the committee, Warren focused on her own life in America, and how her mother and father struggled and worked hard to give her opporunities that were unavailable to them.
  • Merkel, Macron Urges Russia To Release Ukrainian Sailors..

    Merkel, Macron Urges Russia To Release Ukrainian Sailors..

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    Despite recent tensions with Moscow, the Kyiv government and the rebel officials are preparing for a truce which is set to start at midnight local time on Saturday. Moscow said that they were illegally crossing the Russian border. Nonetheless, the worldwide community placed a series of sanctions on Russian Federation for what it saw as the violation of sovereign Ukraine territory.
  • U.S. spy captured in Moscow

    U.S. spy captured in Moscow

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    It said in a short statement that he was caught during a spying operation, without adding further details. On December 28th, Russian authorities detained American Paul Whelan. Butina faces up to six months in prison, followed by likely deportation. Russia's relations with the USA have soured since Moscow annexed the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine in 2014.
  • Germany: Drugged driver forces car onto airport tarmac

    Germany: Drugged driver forces car onto airport tarmac

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    Simple Flying has learnt bomb disposal experts were called to the scene to examine the vehicle. "A man broke a barrier with a vehicle and went on the tarmac", Hanover police posted to Twitter . Take-offs and landings of planes resumed shortly after 8pm, local time. They think he acted alone. It has been reported that the man arrested, aged in his mid-20s, tested positive for amphetamine and cocaine.
  • Winter storm creates hard travel conditions

    Winter storm creates hard travel conditions

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    The Nebraska Transportation Department said Friday nearly two-thirds of Nebraska highways were partially or fully covered with snow. A storm promising to deliver more than a foot of snow to some areas of the Great Plains and the northern Midwest was bringing heavy snowfall and strong winds as of Thursday.
  • Sajid Javid's deal on migrants is too weak, say Tories

    Sajid Javid's deal on migrants is too weak, say Tories

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    Tom Watson and Yvette Cooper. Mr Javid also came under fire from Rehman Chishti, the Tory MP for Gillingham and Rainham who sits on the Home Affairs Select Committee. The group were handed over to immigration authorities after arriving in Kingsdown, near Deal. Ms Nokes said the number of patrol boats was being "constantly reviewed", but it was "feasible that were we to put additional craft they might act as a magnet - encouraging people to make a perilous crossing".
  • Indonesian volcano that triggered tsunami loses two-thirds of its height

    Indonesian volcano that triggered tsunami loses two-thirds of its height

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    It has also recorded reduction in its volume by of 40-70 million cubic metres after losing 150-180 million cubic metres since the eruption of December 22, AL Jazeera reported. A no-go zone around rumbling Anak Krakatoa has been widened to five kilometres (three miles) - up from a previous two kilometres - with residents warned to stay away from the coast.
  • Retrial ordered for Canadian sentenced in China for drug smuggling

    Retrial ordered for Canadian sentenced in China for drug smuggling

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    Meng was arrested at the request of USA prosecutors and faces extradition on charges of violating sanctions on Iran. A Chinese court said Saturday that a 15-year jail sentence for a Canadian national charged with drug smuggling was too "lenient" and remanded his case for a retrial.
  • California police killing suspect held

    California police killing suspect held

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    Gustavo Perez Arriaga has been arrested by police for allegedly shooting Singh, who had pulled him over during a traffic stop. The sheriff said Perez Arriaga has gang affiliations and multiple Facebook pages with different names. Ronil Singh in a tweet Thursday that ended with the demand: "Build the wall!" Christianson explained that Arriaga illegally crossed the border into Arizona "some time ago".
  • Dems Spurn Trump's $2.5B Counter on Border Wall Funding — WashPost

    Dems Spurn Trump's $2.5B Counter on Border Wall Funding — WashPost

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    Trump began his day Friday by renewing a pair of vague threats he has made previously to seal the USA border with Mexico to trade and tourism and cut off US foreign aid money to Central American nations. The Republican Party controls the White House, as well as both chambers of Congress. Democrats see a president staggering forward, unready for the siege coming in the new year from empowered House Democrats and developments in the special counsel probe of Russia's role in the 2016 ...
  • Personal Data Of Nearly 1,000 North Korean Defectors Reportedly Stolen In Hack

    Personal Data Of Nearly 1,000 North Korean Defectors Reportedly Stolen In Hack

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    The personal information of nearly 1,000 North Korean defectors has been stolen after hackers targeted an agency which helped them resettle in South Korea . The leak raises a safety concern not only for the defectors themselves. The Unification Ministry said that there is no further evidence of hacking attacks or data breaches .
  • U.S. oldest man and veteran dies aged 112

    U.S. oldest man and veteran dies aged 112

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    You may not have known this interesting little truth, but one of your oldest brothers in Christ is America's oldest-living World War II veteran, Richard Overton . His time was filled with friends and family, afternoons spent sitting on his front porch, but he also liked to stay busy. "I'm proud to get that", Overton said.