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The pair are holding the event in order to speak out against Alexander Prokopchuk , a Russian law enforcement official who is a candidate in Wednesday's election to decide the next head of Interpol . Browder has pressed for sanctions against Russian officials charged with human rights abuses after his former lawyer died in custody. Based in the French city of Lyon, Interpol is a clearing house for police agencies around the world, helping them co-operate outside their borders.
  • Reports of multiple people shot near Chicago’s Mercy Hospital, police say

    Reports of multiple people shot near Chicago’s Mercy Hospital, police say

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    Sources say the gunman first targeted a woman, who witnesses said was dressed in hospital scrubs, in the parking lot. Additional details were not immediately available. He also confirmed that the gunman, aged 32, had been killed. A witness who said they worked at the 2600 South Michigan building said she heard five shots.
  • Pakistan would take billions without doing anything for us, Trump insists

    Pakistan would take billions without doing anything for us, Trump insists

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    Trump said he had cut off the aid "because they don't do anything for us, they don't do a damn thing for us ". "I ended it because they don't do anything for us, they don't do a damn thing for us ". The president's comments come just months after his administration moved to suspend $300 million in military aid to Pakistan for not doing enough to battle terrorist groups inside its borders.
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez fashion-shamed, but Twitter has her back

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez fashion-shamed, but Twitter has her back

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    In November, Fox and Friends host Katie Pavlich said Ms Ocasio-Cortez represented "hypocrisy at its best" and had "expensive tastes for a socialist" after she wore expensive clothes for a magazine photo shoot. On her first she said she was repeatedly mistaken for an intern. The incoming Democratic representative then quote tweeted Martosko and replied: "While I would disagree with your complaint that Americans get too much vacation time (we work some of the longest hours of any dev country ...
  • White House again threatens Acosta's pass

    White House again threatens Acosta's pass

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    Kelly found that Acosta's First Amendment rights superseded the White House's right to hold orderly press conferences. "Yeah, it's fine. I mean it's not a big deal". We're going to write them up right now", Trump said. After Trump called on Acosta at a November 7 news conference, Acosta asked multiple questions about immigration and the Russian Federation investigation.
  • PM Modi arrives in Maldives

    PM Modi arrives in Maldives

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    On arrival in the Maldivian capital, Prime Minister Modi was given a red carpet welcome and was received by Maldives Parliament's new Speaker Qasim Ibrahim. President Solih emerged victorious in the high-octane elections held in Maldives on September 23, which saw the ouster of former president Abdulla Yameen.
  • Key Israel minister slams Netanyahu, but won't quit government

    Key Israel minister slams Netanyahu, but won't quit government

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    Gen. Sharon Afek has carried out his duties with professionalism and excellence, and is respected both within the IDF and outside it", Eisenkot adds. A two-year-old probe against the prime minister is moving toward conclusion, with Attorney General Avihai Mandelblit due to decide whether to indict him in multiple cases.
  • President Donald Trump Tweetstorm - The Sunday Edition

    President Donald Trump Tweetstorm - The Sunday Edition

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    He said his administration is now creating a clear list of rules for reporters to follow during White House news conferences. But Trump, speaking to Wallace, floated another idea for handling Acosta. "I ended it because they don't do anything for us, they don't do a damn thing for us". Trump also acknowledged in the interview that he should have gone to Arlington National Cemetery to mark Veterans Day on Monday.
  • Donald Trump's got the solution to forest fires

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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.
  • Bourke Street Hero Trolley Man Has Been Charged With Burglary

    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.