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Opposition to the backstop motivated many of those who joined the party rebellion - they say it will split Northern Ireland off from the rest of the country and that is something they can't countenance. Another member of her government said it's left her critically weakened - plotting to succeed her will only ramp up, with the questions on everyone's mind being: when will she go? and who will replace her? Green Party councillor Caroline Russell's call for a "People's Vote" was voted down ...
  • Democrats: Trump could face impeachment, jail

    Democrats: Trump could face impeachment, jail

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    The Trump Organization's reimbursements to Mr. Cohen for payments were fraudulently disguised as legal fees - and, according to the memo, were approved by senior executives at the organization. In the filings , prosecutors in NY for the first time linked Mr Trump to a federal crime of illegal payments to buy the silence of two women during the 2016 campaign.
  • European Court of Justice rules Britain free to revoke Brexit unilaterally

    European Court of Justice rules Britain free to revoke Brexit unilaterally

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    In an emergency judgement delivered just a day before British Parliament is due to vote on the Brexit deal agreed with the EU, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that when an EU member country has notified its intent to leave, "That member state is free to revoke unilaterally that notification" without consulting other member states.
  • Bomb threat phoned in to CNN's New York City offices

    Bomb threat phoned in to CNN's New York City offices

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    During the bomb scare, CNN was forced to switch to pre-recorded material and host Don Lemon had to evacuate the studio in the middle of his show. New York Police bomb squads were on standby, if any devices are found, police said . An all-clear was confirmed just before midnight after the NYPD conducted a floor-by-floor sweep of the building. On Thursday night shortly after 10 p.m.
  • President Trump Confirms John Kelly Out as White House Chief of Staff

    President Trump Confirms John Kelly Out as White House Chief of Staff

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    A replacement would be named "over the next day or two", Mr Trump added. Nick Ayers , who now serves as Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff, has always been suspected as Kelly's likely replacement. He also faces his next campaign for the 2020 presidential elections. Considering all of the wrath and acrimony that's supposedly been going on in Kelly's office as well as Trump's, it seems nearly charitable for the President to call Kelly "a great guy".
  • Remains found in NZ believed to be that of missing British woman

    Remains found in NZ believed to be that of missing British woman

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    Detective Inspector Scott Beard said a formal identification was yet to take place, but he believed the body was that of Ms Millane. Police said they were determined to return Millane's body to her family, who had earlier spread word across the world of the talented artist and university graduate's disappearance when her daily social media contact stopped the night before her 22nd birthday last Sunday.
  • Pakistan Not Your 'Hired Gun' Anymore: Imran Roared on Trump

    Pakistan Not Your 'Hired Gun' Anymore: Imran Roared on Trump

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    In an interview a day earlier, Khan expressed his desire for a proper relationship with the United States - like Islamabad's ties with China rather than the one "where Pakistan is treated like a hired gun". Mr Khan and Donald Trump were involved in a Twitter spat last month after the American president suggested Pakistan had harboured Osama bin Laden despite receiving billions in U.S.
  • Trump picks Gen. Mark Milley as next top military adviser

    Trump picks Gen. Mark Milley as next top military adviser

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    In his more than 35 years in the military, Milley has commanded units with the 10th Mountain Division and the 101st Airborne and served multiple combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan . "I have another one for tomorrow that I'm going to be announcing at the Army-Navy game", Trump said. A year ago he admonished the House Armed Services Committee for its inability to approve a defense budget, slamming it as "professional malpractice".
  • Trump nominates ex-Fox News anchor Nauert as United Nations envoy

    Trump nominates ex-Fox News anchor Nauert as United Nations envoy

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    During her tenure as a State Department spokeswoman, Nauert largely stuck to the department's official script, often deflecting questions about U.S. allies, including Israel. Both Trump and Pompeo have been highly critical of the United Nations and other multilateral institutions, with Pompeo noting in a Brussels speech earlier this week that "multilateralism has become viewed as an end unto itself".
  • USA senators pin Khashoggi murder on Saudi crown prince

    USA senators pin Khashoggi murder on Saudi crown prince

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    Sen. Bob Corker's comments were an equally scathing rebuke of Trump. "There's not a smoking gun, there's a smoking saw ", Graham told reporters after the briefing . Human rights groups say the war is wreaking havoc on the country and subjecting civilians to indiscriminate bombing. Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker told Roll Call Tuesday afternoon that interested parties would be meeting on Wednesday to try to find an agreement on handling the contentious Yemen resolution.
  • 3 killed, several injured in terrorist attack in Iran’s Chabahar port

    3 killed, several injured in terrorist attack in Iran’s Chabahar port

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    An official told TV that "the terrorist who carried out the attack was killed". An Iranian ethnic Arab separatist Sunni militant group and Islamic State both claimed responsibility for that attack. Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal, in a tweet message had strongly condemned the terrorism in Iran's port city of Chahbahar. Chabahar is also the site of a port complex, which is being developed in cooperation with India as part of a new transportation corridor for landlocked ...
  • North Korean soldier defects to South across border

    North Korean soldier defects to South across border

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    There is a passenger coach, a sleeping coach, an office coach and a wagon loaded with water for showers and laundry. During the surveys, a North Korean train engine will pull six South Korean rail cars - including passenger and sleeping cars, a power-generator vehicle and a fuel tanker - along the North Korean tracks to test operability.
  • US Marine planes crash: Search and rescue off the coast of Japan

    US Marine planes crash: Search and rescue off the coast of Japan

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    The incident occurred after the planes took off from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni in Japan , Marine Corps officials said in a statement. A KC-130 midair refueling a tanker and an F/A-18 fighter jet, which was being refueled, were involved in what the military called a " mishap ".
  • Good boy: Sully the service dog visits Bush’s casket

    Good boy: Sully the service dog visits Bush’s casket

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    Trump then saluted Bush, a gesture belying the history of antipathy between the Republican president and the Bush family. He arrived in the Capitol rotunda in a wheelchair pushed by an aide. Service dogs are trained to do that. "He was the first president to teach me that in a democracy sometimes you fall short - and that how you handle that is just as important as how you win", Ryan said .
  • Rep. Schiff suggests Roger Stone may have lied to Congress

    Rep. Schiff suggests Roger Stone may have lied to Congress

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    Last week Michael Cohen , the president's former longtime personal attorney, confessed to lying to Congress about Trump's business dealings with Russian Federation as part of a plea agreement with Mueller. In court in August, he told a judge that he violated campaign-finance laws at the president's direction and, on Thursday, said he lied to Congress to remain consistent with Trump's messaging on the campaign trail.
  • Robert Mueller urges no jail for Michael Flynn

    Robert Mueller urges no jail for Michael Flynn

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    Special counsel Robert Mueller is set to give the first public insight into how much information President Donald Trump's former national security adviser has shared with prosecutors in the Russian Federation investigation. He also pleaded guilty in the Mueller investigation to one count of lying to Congress last week, and his lawyers say he expects to cooperate further.
  • 7.0-magnitude quake damages roads in Alaska

    7.0-magnitude quake damages roads in Alaska

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    A vehicle is trapped on a collapsed section of the offramp off of Minnesota Drive in Anchorage , Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. A dump truck and excavator work on a temporary fix of an off ramp that collapsed after an quake on Friday, Oct. "People going back to computers, meetings."‎. The boy's fish was on the floor, gasping, its tank shattered. "It was anarchy", he said. "Everything that's not tied down is broke".
  • Murder charge for Botham Jean's killer

    Murder charge for Botham Jean's killer

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    He says "it's time to work towards getting her a fair trial". It says it was dark inside, she saw the silhouette of a man, and she gave him orders that he didn't follow. Johnson also spoke about why it took her office two months to bring the case in front of a grand jury. Guyger has since been fired from the department.
  • Israeli Police Recommend Indicting Netanyahu On Bribery Charges

    Israeli Police Recommend Indicting Netanyahu On Bribery Charges

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    In a joint statement from Israel's police and the Israel securities authority, police said they also found sufficient evidence to charge Mr Netanyahu's family friend, Shaul Elovitch, with bribery. Mr Netanyahu is in his second stint as prime minister. "The police recommendations have no legal standing". The attorney general will now decide whether to bring indictments in the case.