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Fake news:United Kingdom seizes confidential Facebook documents

Fake news:United Kingdom seizes confidential Facebook documents This is an unprecedented move but it's an unprecedented situation. "We consider these to be entirely without merit and that the repeated filings demonstrate that this is more about attacking our company than it is about a credible legal claim", Richard Allen, Facebook's head of public policy, wrote in a letter sent to Parliament Sunday. [Full Article...]

Looking ahead, Democrats jockey to be Pelosi's heir apparent

Looking ahead, Democrats jockey to be Pelosi's heir apparent Votes were still being counted, but she was assured of victory. Hayes stated that she would not vote for Pelosi during a debate against former Simsbury First Selectman Mary Glassman during the Democratic primary campaign. In brief remarks to the press as votes were being tabulated, Pelosi said she wanted Congress "that's like America's town hall". One change they are seeking - an agreement t... [Full Article...]

UK's Brexit deal agreed by European Union leaders

UK's Brexit deal agreed by European Union leaders The only Plan B was preparing a possible no-deal scenario in which Britain crashes out on March 29 into legal limbo, roiling Europe's economy, a senior European Union official said. After the rubber stamping, all eyes turn to British Prime Minister Theresa May to sell the deal to her recalcitrant parliamentarians over the next days and weeks - a huge task considering the intense opposition bot... [Full Article...]

Mueller: Manafort Lied During My Investigation, Voiding His Cooperation Agreement

Mueller: Manafort Lied During My Investigation, Voiding His Cooperation Agreement Both the special counsel and Mr Manafort's attorneys agreed there was no reason to delay sentencing and asked the court to set a date for it. But with prosecutors saying he breached the agreement, Manafort now faces serious repercussions such as the possibility of prosecution on additional charges, including those prosecutors dropped when he made the deal. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia Pumps All-Time Record Amount of Oil Amid Pressure From Washington

Saudi Arabia Pumps All-Time Record Amount of Oil Amid Pressure From Washington Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker warned Monday there will be "a lot happening" in Congress on Saudi Arabia, including a vote as soon as this week calling for an end to USA involvement in Yemen , as he renewed demands for CIA Director Gina Haspel to brief senators this week about the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi . [Full Article...]

India marks 10 years since Mumbai attacks; U.S. offers reward

India marks 10 years since Mumbai attacks; U.S. offers reward Pompeo further asserted that the U.S. will call upon Pakistan, to uphold its UN Security Council obligation to implement sanctions against the terrorists responsible for this atrocity. Today marks the 10th anniversary of the 26/11 terrorist attack in Mumbai that killed over 166 people and injured many. On November 26, 2008 (26/11) terrorists from Pakistan unleashed a wave of violence across M... [Full Article...]

Mexican police deploy around caravan migrants after day of chaos at border

Mexican police deploy around caravan migrants after day of chaos at border Trump has long pushed for a southern border wall and likely feels justified amid the current migrant crisis in shutting down the government over the issue. "You've seen them, they're carrying signs, 'I want a job.' That doesn't qualify for asylum". "The agents on scene, in their professional judgment, made the decision to address those assaults using less lethal devices", McAleenan told reporter... [Full Article...]

Mexico Will Not Use Military Force to Deal With Influx of Migrants

Mexico Will Not Use Military Force to Deal With Influx of Migrants Mexican authorities said that 39 marchers had been arrested, and that those who had " violently " and " illegally " tried to cross the US border would be deported. More than 5,000 migrants have been camped in and around a sports complex in Tijuana after making their way through Mexico in recent weeks via caravan. [Full Article...]

Nooses found outside Mississippi Capitol one day before Senate runoff

WLBT in Jackson reports State Capitol police found two nooses and several signs around 7:15 a.m. What the signs said were not made immediately clear, as police refused to comment on their verbiage, citing an investigation that was ongoing. [Full Article...]

Why Meghan and Harry are moving out of Kensington Palace

Why Meghan and Harry are moving out of Kensington Palace After Kensington Palace confirmed Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be moving to Frogmore Cottage , a residence in Berkshire on the Windsor Castle grounds, it seems as though the couple will be making room for the Duchess' mother, Doria Ragland . [Full Article...]

Melania Trump's Red Christmas Trees Conjure 'Handmaid's Tale' For Twitter Users

Melania Trump's Red Christmas Trees Conjure 'Handmaid's Tale' For Twitter Users If you were a fan of last year's terrifying White House Christmas decorations , then you'll be relieved to know that Melania has fittingly continued on her horror-themed decorating streak in 2018. Four custom mantlepieces in the East Room show the skylines of New York City, San Francisco, St. Louis, and Chicago and are meant to highlight "diversity and ingenuity of American architecture and des... [Full Article...]

Winter storm prompts hundreds of flight cancellations at O'Hare, Midway

Winter storm prompts hundreds of flight cancellations at O'Hare, Midway As much as 10 inches of snow call fall around O'Hare and Chicago's Midway Airport - where some 120 flights were canceled - was predicted 6 inches of snow. In the Loop, snow wasn't sticking to the ground until around 6:15 a.m., leaving only an inch or two on untreated sidewalks by the time the snow ended a couple hours later. [Full Article...]

Turkish police search villa as part of Khashoggi death probe

Turkish police search villa as part of Khashoggi death probe The Istanbul prosecutor's office said Mansour Othman Abbahussain - a member of a 15-person squad allegedly sent from Riyadh to kill Khashoggi - had contacted the mansion's owner, Mohammed Ahmed Alfaozan, by telephone a day before Khashoggi's October 2 killing. [Full Article...]

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation calls emergency meeting with Ukraine on sea clash

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation calls emergency meeting with Ukraine on sea clash Kyiv says at least of its six sailors were injured in the gunfire. Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said her country condemned the "Russian aggression" and called on Moscow to release the captured vessels. Russia seizes ships and crew and then accuses Ukraine of provocation???" "There'll be consequences for Putin, 100%, talk of a new round of sanctions will now get a fresh impul... [Full Article...]

Homeland Security arrests about 50 migrants who crossed USA border, official says

Homeland Security arrests about 50 migrants who crossed USA border, official says Customs and Border Protection officials said . There are various reports as to what the material sprayed, but Ronald Colburn a former Border Agent, appeared on Fox & Friends Monday morning to clarify that the tear-inducing gas is actually pepper spray, then defended the material in a manner that might surprise some. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump rejects his own government's report on climate change

Donald Trump rejects his own government's report on climate change The report was created to inform policy-makers and makes no specific recommendations on how to remedy the problem. The congressionally mandated report , written with the help of more than a dozen USA government agencies and departments, stands in direct contrast with the Trump administration's pro-fossil-fuels agenda. [Full Article...]

At least 25 dead as bus falls into canal in southern India

At least 25 dead as bus falls into canal in southern India A boy who jumped out of the bus is the only survivor, according to the police. Long wails from the grief-stricken inconsolable kin of the victims followed as the rescue teams fished out bodies one after another. "I'm not sure what caused the accident, but it looks like it was the driver's fault". The villagers had a tough time fishing out the bodies as the bus was fully submerged in the 19... [Full Article...]

Judge rejects bias claim won t toss Donald Trump s charity lawsuit

Judge rejects bias claim won t toss Donald Trump s charity lawsuit After the court's decision Friday, Amy Spitalnick, a spokesperson for New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood , said on Twitter the suit shows "the Trump Foundation functioned as a personal piggy bank to serve Trump's business & political interests". [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia's MBS arrives in Bahrain in latest leg of Arab tour

Saudi Arabia's MBS arrives in Bahrain in latest leg of Arab tour On Thursday, Trump defended his ongoing support for Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the wake of the CIA's conclusion that the young prince had ordered Khashoggi's assassination , saying that the agency had "feelings" but did not place blame for the death. [Full Article...]

145 pilot whales dead in New Zealand mass stranding

145 pilot whales dead in New Zealand mass stranding A Stewart Island operations manager for the DOC, Ren Leppens, said that the remote location and condition of the surviving whales made it impossible to save them. Several stranding happened across New Zealand over the weekend. It was one of four strandings discovered on New Zealand shores over the weekend which stretched DOC resources. [Full Article...]


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