• Grace Millane: police search for British backpacker missing in New Zealand

    Grace Millane: police search for British backpacker missing in New Zealand

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    It has since been revealed that Grace Millane , who has been in New Zealand for about two weeks, is the daughter of a millionaire property developer, David Millane, the Daily Mail reported. They became anxious when she failed to contact them on her birthday... While she was travelling alone, Michael Millane said she had made a lot of friends.
  • U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Environmental Challenge to Trump's Border Wall

    U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Environmental Challenge to Trump's Border Wall

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    On Saturday, Trump said congressional leaders sought a two-week extension of funding ahead of a December 7 deadline to fully fund the U.S. government and that he would probably agree to it. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, called the wall "a 14th-century solution to a 21st-century problem" and suggested that money would be better spent on more Border Patrol officers, technology and equipment.
  • Central Intelligence Agency director convinces senators of Saudi crown prince's role in Khashoggi murder

    Central Intelligence Agency director convinces senators of Saudi crown prince's role in Khashoggi murder

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    A briefing by the Central Intelligence Agency director, Gina Haspel, for senators on Tuesday hardened their resolve to act against Prince Mohammed, who has the support of Trump. Despite speculation that the powerful crown prince ordered the hit, the kingdom has strongly denied he was involved. In recent months, Mattis - a former Marine four-star popular with lawmakers - has defended other politically controversial moves by the Trump administration, like troop deployments to the US border and ...
  • Police Target ‘Ndrangheta Italian Mafia in Raids Across Europe

    Police Target ‘Ndrangheta Italian Mafia in Raids Across Europe

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    Authorities in Germany, Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands launched coordinated raids Wednesday in a crackdown on the Italian mafia . Wednesday's raids were the culmination of a two-year investigation codenamed Pollino against the powerful 'ndrangheta criminal group on allegations of cocaine trafficking, money laundering, bribery and violence, Eurojust said .
  • South Korea's Moon still hopes to host Kim this year

    South Korea's Moon still hopes to host Kim this year

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    North Korea has sought security guarantees from the U.S. and relief from worldwide sanctions. And the message was that President Trump has a very friendly view of Chairman Kim and that he likes him, and so he wishes Chairman Kim would implement the rest of their agreement and that he would make what Chairman Kim wants come true.
  • Two Marine Corps Aircraft Crash Off Japan, Fate Of Those Onboard Unknown

    Two Marine Corps Aircraft Crash Off Japan, Fate Of Those Onboard Unknown

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    The U.S. Marine Corps said the crash involved an F/A-18 fighter jet and a KC-130 tanker aircraft. A US official told Fox News that seven Marines were on board the two aircraft. More than 50,000 US troops are based in Japan under the bilateral security pact. In November, a United States navy fighter jet crashed into the sea off Japan's southern island of Okinawa and its 2 crew members were rescued alive.
  • Chris Dawson ARRESTED Over Cold Case Murder Of Lyn Dawson

    Chris Dawson ARRESTED Over Cold Case Murder Of Lyn Dawson

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    The disappearance of Lyn Dawson - a mother-of-two who vanished from Bayview in Sydney's northern beaches - has been an enduring 36-year mystery. Ms Barnes argued that her client had a brother in NSW with whom he could live if bail was granted and said Mr Dawson was happy to check in at a local police station regularly.
  • Wisconsin Legislature OKs weakening governor, AG

    Wisconsin Legislature OKs weakening governor, AG

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    Walker, who was booed and heckled during an afternoon Christmas tree lighting ceremony in the Capitol rotunda, has signaled support for the measures that he would have to sign before they take effect. The action comes just weeks before Republican Gov. Scott Walker is replaced by Democrat Tony Evers . It would also allow the Legislature to sidestep the attorney general and hire private attorneys.
  • Body Of George H.W. Bush Returns To Washington

    Body Of George H.W. Bush Returns To Washington

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    Bush was one of many veterans to benefit from a service dog during his retirement, and his dog Sully already has his next assignment now that Bush has passed. A funeral service is set for Wednesday at the National Cathedral. "As one person said, he can do just about anything except make you a martini, but not to worry, he can go get you someone to make you a martini", Bush family spokesman Jim McGrath said in June.
  • Sri Lanka’s ousted prime minister likens president to Hitler

    Sri Lanka’s ousted prime minister likens president to Hitler

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    Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena today said he has always taken decisions in the best interest of the country and will end the current political crisis within a week. Sirisena controversially sacked him six weeks ago. The decision by the Court of Appeal on Monday is the latest setback to Sirisena and Rajapakse, whose attempt to take power almost two years ahead of the next elections plunged Sri Lanka into crisis.
  • Child killed when football team's bus crashes in Arkansas

    Child killed when football team's bus crashes in Arkansas

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    One child is dead and at least 45 other individuals (updated from release of 5:47 AM), a lot of them children, are reported to be injured, as the result of the crash . The charter bus was carrying a Memphis youth football team. A coach told another local station, NBC affiliate WMC , that the bus rolled over four times.
  • Rudy Giuliani Doesn't Seem to Know How the Internet Works

    Rudy Giuliani Doesn't Seem to Know How the Internet Works

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    This was an easy target on social media. The placement of a period and no spaces between "G-20" and "in" resulted in an inadvertent hyperlink showing up in Giuliani's tweet . Not good. We will look into this discriminatory and illegal practice at once! Daniel Goldman, an MSNBC contributor and former assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of NY, said the president's attorney didn't do his client any favors by admitting Trump was trying to direct Roger Stone to be truthful when ...
  • How India Scored Christian Michel's Extradition: The Ajit Doval Project

    How India Scored Christian Michel's Extradition: The Ajit Doval Project

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    Former IAF Chief S P Tyagi was also chargesheeted by the CBI in a Delhi Court along with nine others in connection with a bribery case in the VVIP chopper deal. According to CBI officials, the chase to nab Michel started in 2014 and in September 2015, a non-bailable arrest warrant was issued against him. According to sources, James was a frequent visitor to India, operating as a middleman for defence procurements through a network of sources he had cultivated in the IAF and the Ministry ...
  • U.S. Gives Russia 60 Days To Comply With Nuclear Arms Pact

    U.S. Gives Russia 60 Days To Comply With Nuclear Arms Pact

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    Pompeo's statement announcing the policy on Tuesday came alongside a statement from NATO foreign ministers formally announcing that Russian Federation was in violation of the INF treaty by developing new ground-based missile systems. The U.S. would remain in compliance for the next 60 days and then begin the six-month notice period before withdrawal, he said, adding that if Russian Federation comes back into compliance before then, the U.S.