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Inside the Ring: IG faults FBI headquarters-led probe New! 2019-12-11 17:23:10A significant fault of the FBI's ill-fated Russia collusion investigation was the fact that the investigation into the Trump presidential campaign wa

Editorial Roundup: US New! 2019-12-11 16:38:47Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Dec. 10 The Chicago Tribune on the World Anti-Doping Agency banning Russia from i

Brazil's Amazon states seek $500 million from Norway New! 2019-12-11 15:59:40RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The states of Brazil's Amazon region held talks Wednesday with Norway about possibly receiving some $500 million in funding for

Georgia election chief says 2020 could top 5 New! 2019-12-11 15:43:24SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Georgia's top elections official said Wednesday that turnout at the polls in 2020 could top the previous presidential election b

Mark A. Milley, top U.S. general, says Trump's 2019-12-11 14:30:00The U.S. military's top general on Wednesday pushed back against suggestions by some Democrats that recent moves by President Trump to pardon or rest

Phoenix, Maricopa County intend to keep welcoming 2019-12-11 13:57:03PHOENIX (AP) - Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego and leaders of Arizona's largest county on Wednesday followed the governor's lead in affirming they will c

Niger army spokesman: Jihadist attack kills 71 soldiers 2019-12-11 13:43:47NIAMEY, Niger (AP) - About 100 Islamic militants ambushed an army camp in western Niger, a military spokesman said late Wednesday, killing at least 71

US: NKorea missile tests are 'deeply counterproductive' 2019-12-11 13:28:09UNITED NATIONS (AP) - North Korea’s ballistic missile tests have been “deeply counterproductive” and risk closing the door on prospe

Bipartisan election security bill blocked by Senate banking 2019-12-11 12:10:41Sen. Mike Crapo, Idaho Republican, blocked Tuesday an effort to fast-track a bipartisan bill meant to deter foreign governments from interfering in th

Sanctions on Turkey, Russia advance on Capitol Hill 2019-12-11 12:00:00New sanctions on Turkey and Russia advanced on Capitol Hill Wednesday after a key Senate panel voted to penalize the two countries for their roles in

Rohingya refugees reject Aung San Suu Kyi’s genocide 2019-12-11 11:52:17COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) - Rohingya refugees accused former Myanmar pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi of lying to the International Court of Ju

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Myanmar's accusers slam Nobel laureate Suu Kyi for New! 2019-12-12 08:26:59Lawyers seeking to halt what they allege is an ongoing genocide in Myanmar have slammed Aung San Suu Kyi's defence of her country's armed forces, sa

Fed chair sees North America as an economic New! 2019-12-12 04:00:00Optimism from the U.S. Federal Reserve could help keep Canadian mortgage rates low in 2020, with the added hope that economic good news spreads north

Volcano tourism: Bad idea or a worthy risk-taking New! 2019-12-12 04:00:00The White Island volcanic eruption that killed at least eight people on Monday is highlighting the risk to visiting one of nature's most fascinating

Deeply divided Britain faces historic choice on election New! 2019-12-12 04:00:00The December election campaign that no one said they wanted is almost done, and about the only certainty is that Britain is poised for profound change

New Zealand plans retrieval of bodies on volcanic New! 2019-12-11 23:50:58New Zealand officials said they'll begin Friday to recover the bodies of eight people presumed dead on a small island following this week's volcanic

U.S. judiciary committee debate on impeachment articles begins New! 2019-12-11 21:11:03The Democratic-led U.S. House judiciary committee reconvenes this morning to further debate the articles of impeachment, consider any amendments and v

'We need more than just caring': Family of New! 2019-12-11 19:10:14The family of a Canadian man who has been in a Cairo prison for the last 10 months wants Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne, who is

Chilean air force finds debris believed to be New! 2019-12-11 17:16:35The Chilean air force said on Wednesday it had located debris believed to be from a cargo plane that crashed this week with 38 people aboard over a re

Harvey Weinstein reportedly reaches tentative $25M US settlement New! 2019-12-11 15:50:57Harvey Weinstein and the board of his bankrupt film studio have reportedly reached a tentative $25 million US settlement with dozens of wome

Nude painting of Mexican Revolutionary leader prompts presidential New! 2019-12-11 15:23:18The painting of Emiliano Zapata, revealed as part of an exhibit in honour of the hundredth anniversary of his death, depicts him nude astride a horse

Philip McKeon, Alice's son on hit sitcom, dead New! 2019-12-11 15:12:50Philip McKeon, who as a child actor was featured as the son of Linda Lavin's Alice Hyatt in the 1980s CBS situation comedy Alice, has died in Te

Attack on U.S. base in Afghanistan leaves 2 New! 2019-12-11 15:05:17Suicide bombers struck the main U.S. military base in Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing two people and injuring scores of others in a major attack tha

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Newsletter: Two impeachment articles, one trade deal 2019-12-11 08:00:44Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES Two Impeachment Articles, One Trade Deal What a difference one hour makes.

States confront the casualties of the war on 2019-12-11 08:00:18Prosecutors in L.A. and Chicago are moving to expunge marijuana convictions from the records of tens of thousands of people using new state laws.

In a first, U.S. starts pushing Central American 2019-12-10 21:58:00For the first time, U.S. officials have begun pushing even asylum-seeking families who are not from Guatemala to that country, the Los Angeles Times h

Pete Buttigieg discloses what he did for Best 2019-12-10 20:06:14Buttigieg also did work for a health insurer and environmental groups.

Former Mexican security official arrested in U.S., accused 2019-12-10 19:44:36Genaro García Luna, a onetime top security official in Mexico, was charged with conspiracy to traffic cocaine and with making false statements.

White House and House Democrats reach accord on 2019-12-10 18:49:44Both sides hail victory after a rare bipartisan deal on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

Kim Woo-choong, founder of Daewoo business group, dies 2019-12-10 14:03:26Kim built Daewoo Corp. in 1967 and it grew into South Korea's second-largest business empire. Later he was sentenced to prison on fraud allegations.

A tarnished Aung San Suu Kyi comes to 2019-12-10 12:11:10In a three-day hearing, which began Tuesday, the 74-year-old leader is expected to rebuff charges that Myanmar carried out a systematic campaign of ma

Column: The FBI gets another black eye 2019-12-10 09:45:16The inspector general's report shows the FBI is still struggling with gross misconduct.

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Medical screenings are the latest U.S. tactic to 2019-12-10 07:00:18Migrants who are sick, or have sick children, have had their U.S. immigration hearings postponed for months

Russia banned from Olympics and other global sports 2019-12-09 16:15:37Russian athletes will be allowed to compete in major events only if they are not implicated in positive doping tests or if their data were not manipul

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Easterners threaten to wreck EU 2050 climate neutrality New! 2019-12-12 05:31:00Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic were threatening on Thursday to wreck the European Union's new push for climate neutrality by 2050, just a day

Hungary lists conditions, 'won't sign blank cheque' on New! 2019-12-12 05:31:00Hungary's government said on Thursday it had some conditions before it could back a new EU climate commitment, including a demand that the bloc recog

Russia expels two German diplomats in dispute over New! 2019-12-12 05:23:49Russia on Thursday expelled two German diplomats in what it called a standard diplomatic response to a similar move by Germany last week and said it h

Russia expels two German diplomats in row over New! 2019-12-12 05:23:38Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday it would expel two German diplomats from Moscow in a tit-for-tat response after Berlin last week ordered t

Cambodia says responds to EU over human rights New! 2019-12-12 05:22:20Cambodia's government said on Thursday it had responded to the European Union over human rights and political concerns and urged the bloc to consider

Turkey sends Libya maritime accord to U.N. for New! 2019-12-12 05:15:15Turkey on Thursday sent its accord with Libya on a maritime boundary between the two countries to the United Nations for approval, a Turkish diplomati

Ukraine extends 'special status' for conflict-hit regions New! 2019-12-12 05:05:36Ukraine's parliament voted on Thursday to extend regulations giving limited self-rule to separatist-controlled eastern regions, a prerequisite for a

Hopes in ashes for grieving Indian family after New! 2019-12-12 05:02:32When Mohammed Faisal Khan perished in a fire that killed 43 workers sleeping in a small factory in New Delhi on Sunday his parents back in the impover

U.S. Senate committee backs Russia energy bills, delays New! 2019-12-12 05:01:32Underscoring U.S. lawmakers' continuing unhappiness with Russia, a Senate committee on Wednesday advanced legislation seeking to hamper Russian energ

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Algeria holds presidential vote boycotted by demonstrators New! 2019-12-12 04:36:50Algeria's government held a long-delayed presidential election on Thursday, despite months of street demonstrations by protesters who view the vote a

United Kingdom votes to decide the fate of New! 2019-12-12 04:31:56Voters went to the polls on Thursday in an election that will pave the way for Brexit under Prime Minister Boris Johnson or propel Britain towards ano

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Israel heads for third election in a year New! 2019-12-11 17:04:15Israel is heading for an unprecedented third election within a year after a deadline to create a coalition government ran out at midnight local time o

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Algerians head to polls amid opposition calls to New! 2019-12-11 16:11:54Algerians vote Thursday in the first elections since popular protests forced longtime leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika from power. The opposition, which is

Brexit in the balance: A look at possible New! 2019-12-11 15:20:57A national election in Britain on Thursday will bring a new Parliament to power and could lead to a change at the top if Prime Minister Boris Johnson&

Diplomats demand ‘credible’ reforms in exchange for Lebanon 2019-12-11 13:31:39Diplomats met behind closed doors in Paris on Wednesday to consider measures to help Lebanon as it grapples with ongoing political turmoil and its wor

First all-electric commercial plane takes off – and 2019-12-11 12:25:05The world’s first all-electric commercial plane made its maiden test flight on Tuesday, taking to the skies above Richmond, Canada, in what is h

India passes contentious citizenship bill amid violent protests 2019-12-11 11:46:58India's ruling Hindu nationalist government on Wednesday secured parliamentary approval for a controversial citizenship law that critics say undermin

'Russia is a strategic adversary,' says former NATO 2019-12-11 11:13:03In an interview with FRANCE 24, former NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen discussed the recent NATO summit in London. He reacted to Fre

EU outlines ‘Green Deal’ to achieve carbon neutrality 2019-12-11 10:58:08The European Union's new executive launched a Green Deal policy package to tackle climate change on Wednesday, trumpeting it as the bloc's “ma

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is Time magazine's 2019-12-11 08:09:25Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg was chosen as Time magazine's Person of the Year for 2019, the magazine announced Wednesday.

Jersey City mayor says kosher store targeted in 2019-12-11 05:33:56Police in the New York metropolitan area were put on high alert to protect Jewish neighborhoods after an hours-long gunbattle with two men around a Je

Myanmar's Suu Kyi says no proof of 'genocidal 2019-12-11 05:15:41Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday denied "genocidal intent" as she defended Myanmar's military operation against Rohingya Muslims

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Trump's new trade deal to replace NAFTA is New! 2019-12-12 09:03:44 The new trade pact signed by US, Mexico, and Canada this week to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will make no significant dif

What do lightbulbs, clowns & candles all have New! 2019-12-12 09:02:26 Some of Britain’s newspapers have treated the public to a range of entertainingly weird cover images for their front pages on election day, inc

US convening UN Security Council was a ‘foolish New! 2019-12-12 08:06:52 The North Korean government has rejected pressure from the United States, saying Washington convening a UN Security Council meeting to discuss North

‘Chill Greta, Chill!’ Trump blasts Thunberg on Twitter New! 2019-12-12 07:59:00 US President Donald Trump suggested that famed 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg has anger issues and advised her to chill out after TIME m

US baseball billionaire 'plotting new Chelsea bid' – New! 2019-12-12 07:28:00 Billionaire US financier Todd Boehly is reportedly set to renew his efforts to buy Chelsea, despite insistence from owner Roman Abramovich that the c

Saved by a swerve: Driver dodges oncoming car New! 2019-12-12 07:18:37 A driver in Adelaide, Australia, survived an extremely close call by managing to swerve just in the nick of time as a car barreling towards it in the

Berlin warns US against interfering in EU affairs, New! 2019-12-12 07:03:00 German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has lashed out at Washington over continued attempts to derail Nord Stream 2, a project that will deliver Russian

BoJo & Sadiq Khan take their pooches to New! 2019-12-12 06:58:26 As Brits go to the polls to cast their votes in the UK general election, their canine friends were out in force to accompany pet owners such as PM Bo

RT SPANISH CELEBRATES 10 YEARS ON AIR New! 2019-12-12 06:52:52Read Full Article at RT.com

‘I was caught up in the moment’ - New! 2019-12-12 06:48:08 A fun-runner who was accused of slapping a female reporter's butt during a live TV broadcast has explained his actions as a "misjudge in character

Japanese energy majors may invest in Russia’s oil New! 2019-12-12 06:29:00 Russia’s largest oil company, Rosneft, is in talks with Japanese state-run oil and gas firm Jogmec, and other possible investors to secure fund

Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov seen covered in New! 2019-12-12 06:28:00 Firefighters have rushed to tackle a blaze which is raging aboard Russia’s sole aircraft carrier, the Admiral Kuznetsov. Fire started during re

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US asks Pak to ensure 'expeditious trial' of New! 2019-12-12 05:19:10

Pakistan: Sold to China as a bride, she New! 2019-12-12 04:29:04Sold by her family as a bride to a Chinese man, Samiya David spent only two months in China. When she returned to Pakistan, the once robust woman was

Judiciary panel to take first steps toward impeachment New! 2019-12-12 03:44:16The House Judiciary Committee was taking the first steps Wednesday evening toward voting on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, be

UK voters decide who they want to resolve New! 2019-12-12 03:01:12Voting was underway across the country in a contest that pits Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who says he will take Britain out of the European Union by

Myanmar's Aung Suu Kyi rejects genocide claims at New! 2019-12-12 02:39:39Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi rejected allegations of genocide against Myanmar in the UN's top court despite admitting the army may have used

Iraq protesters form 'mini-state' in Baghdad's Tahrir Square New! 2019-12-12 02:08:06

With Netanyahu's fate in question, Israel heads to New! 2019-12-11 22:28:56Israel headed on Wednesday towards a third national election in less than a year with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing the fight of his life f

UK general election: what could happen? New! 2019-12-11 22:25:48

US welcomes indictment of Hafiz Saeed New! 2019-12-11 21:49:30The US has welcomed the indictment of Hafiz Saeed, the Mumbai terror attack mastermind and chief of the banned JuD, and urged Pakistan to ensure a ful

Fleeing Rohingya on trial in Myanmar for "illegal 2019-12-11 10:38:13The group of 93, including 23 children, were brought to court on the same day that Myanmar's leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, appeared before the top UN tri

Climate pledges 'misleading', Greta tells UN meet 2019-12-11 09:48:11The UN climate forum tasked with saving the world from runaway global warming has become an "opportunity for countries to negotiate loopholes and to

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Canada, U.S. and Mexico signed a trade deal. New! 2019-12-11 17:30:26The process of implementing the deal isn't over yet. Here's a look at what happened this week, and what's likely to come.

From the beginning to now: How Trump, Republicans New! 2019-12-11 17:08:33President Donald Trump and his Republican allies spent weeks trivializing the House impeachment inquiry ahead of Tuesday’s unveil

United Nations tells Lebanon no aid until it New! 2019-12-11 17:01:53The international group, led by France and the United Nations, met to discuss conditions for helping ease turmoil in Lebanon.

Arctic Report Card warns melting permafrost could accelerate New! 2019-12-11 16:33:27The Arctic Report Card presents a bleak glimpse into a future marked by dead seals, bald patches and a large bloom of algae roughly the size of Califo

Family of toddler who fell to her death New! 2019-12-11 16:26:44Chloe Wiegand fell to her death in July after her grandfather lifted her to the window on Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas ship while the vessel

Israel on verge of another election after parliament New! 2019-12-11 16:02:22The vote to dissolve itself was the first of a three-step process to break up Israeli's parliament less than three months after it was voted into off

Family of Ontario man detained in Egypt pleads New! 2019-12-11 16:02:04Yasser Ahmed Albaz, a 51-year-old engineer from Oakville, Ont., has been in a Cairo prison since February, when he was detained at the airport on his

1,292 square feet of skin headed to New New! 2019-12-11 15:17:44Every single burn unit in the country is full as doctors treat at least 25 victims.

India passes contentious citizenship law that excludes Muslims, New! 2019-12-11 15:14:04The upper house of Parliament passed the bill granting citizenship to non-Muslims who immigrated illegally from certain countries 125-105.

Trump impeachment probe — Here’s what will happen 2019-12-11 14:21:02Lawmakers spearheading the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump made headway in their endeavour this week, releasing two formal articl

Bolsonaro calls Greta Thunberg ‘brat’ over murdered Indigenous 2019-12-10 17:58:57"Greta said that the Indians died because they were defending the Amazon,'' Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro told a group of journalist

U.S. Justice Dept sued by former FBI lawyer 2019-12-10 16:57:43Lisa Page was both working on the FBI’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.


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