• India, Russia and China slam terrorism
India, Russia and China slam terrorism

The three foreign ministers will issue a joint statement as well. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yihas said India and China's strategic interests outweigh "partial frictions" and handling of the Dokalam standoff through diplomatic means reflects the importance of bilateral ties.

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  • Women should be heard on misconduct allegations: Haley
Women should be heard on misconduct allegations: Haley

When asked to assess similar allegations of misconduct leveled against President Trump during the 2016 campaign, Haley replied, "Women who accuse anyone should be heard". 'And I think that the idea that this is happening, I think it will start to bring a conscience to the situation, not just in politics, but in - we have seen in Hollywood and in ...

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  • Rocket fired from Gaza landed in an Israeli kindergarten
Rocket fired from Gaza landed in an Israeli kindergarten

The tunnel was "a blatant breach of Israel's sovereignty, an unacceptable situation which prompted the IDF's actions", the military said, and its exposure was "an operational success based on advanced technology, a testimony to the IDF's upgraded abilities".

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  • Cory Booker campaigns for Democrat in Alabama
Cory Booker campaigns for Democrat in Alabama

The Christmas-themed rally featured a stage adorned with red poinsettias, along with red and green signs printed with the words "Merry Christmas" and images of trees. The White House said Trump's Pensacola rally was on the books long before Moore's race got complicated. Mr Moore, who is 70, has been dogged by multiple allegations of sexual miscon...

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  • Backlash, protests continue over Trump's Jerusalem decision
Backlash, protests continue over Trump's Jerusalem decision

Protesters, some of them waving Palestinian flags, set fires in the street and threw projectiles toward security forces that had barricaded the main road to the US Embassy in the Awkar area north of Beirut. The country's Prime Minister, Saad Hariri, tweeted that Beirut had the " utmost solidarity with the Palestinian people " and their " right to e...

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  • Netanyahu defends Jerusalem move ahead of Paris visit
Netanyahu defends Jerusalem move ahead of Paris visit

Zeman, who has repeatedly voiced his pro-Israel stance, recalled that back in 2013 he said he " would appreciate the transfer of the Czech Embassy to Jerusalem, and had it happened, we would have been the first to do so ." . Egypt and Israel reached a US -sponsored peace treaty in 1979, after which Egypt started working on reviving the Israeli-P...

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  • Journalist accuses Franken of groping her in 2009
Journalist accuses Franken of groping her in 2009

She also said she's been the target of "vile and partisan personal attacks" since she disclosed the incidents with Franken . She loves Franken , so I asked to get a picture with him. Franken told her it was his "right as an entertainer". She said she turned her head and he kissed her on the cheek. What are the allegations against Franken? ...

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  • Winter storm warning remains in effect, 5-7 inches of snow forecast
Winter storm warning remains in effect, 5-7 inches of snow forecast

Benji's snowfall is slowing down in Texas Friday morning and moving toward the Gulf Coast and the Mid-Atlantic. In Georgia, eastern Alabama, and the southern Appalachians, snow is still falling. Saturday to 7 a.m. Sunday while the remainder of the region will be under a Winter Weather Advisory during that time . Plan on hard travel conditions...

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  • Trump and son 'offered hacked WikiLeaks files'
Trump and son 'offered hacked WikiLeaks files'

CNN incorrectly reported Friday that President Trump's campaign, including the candidate himself, his eldest son and top aides, received access to hacked Democratic National Committee emails on September 4, 2016, more than a week before the group WikiLeaks made the files public.

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  • Time names
Time names "The Silence Breakers" as Person of the Year

Time said it was conveying the award not just to the women who sparked the #MeToo movement on social media but to the uncountable women and men whose private actions and public bravery drove the culture to its current tipping point. Trump, Person of the Year in 2016, tweeted recently that the magazine had told him he "probably" would be named ...

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  • Roy Moore Accuser Admits She Added 'Notes' to Roy Moore Signature
Roy Moore Accuser Admits She Added 'Notes' to Roy Moore Signature

Nelson has said that Moore offered to drive her home when she was a 16-year-old waitress at the Olde Hickory House. "Let's count how many national outlets will ignore the fact that she admits to lying", Moore tweeted as news of Nelson's admission broke widely on Friday.

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  • Al Franken announces resignation from the Senate
Al Franken announces resignation from the Senate

But this moment of reckoning about our friends and colleagues who have been accused of sexual misconduct is necessary, and it is painful. Leeann Tweeden said the incidents occurred during a 2006 U.S.O. "But this decision is not about me". "It's about the people of Minnesota". Franken then also lashed out at President Trump and Alabama Senat...

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  • Trump to undergo physical and release details early next year
Trump to undergo physical and release details early next year

Trump needled his opponents over their health and limited stamina during the 2016 primaries and presidential campaign. "I'm saying there's nothing to it". Senator Franken Thursday just before noon said , "I, of all people, am aware that there is some irony in the fact that I am leaving while a man who has bragged on tape about his history of se...

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  • Australia lawmakers approve same-sex marriage
Australia lawmakers approve same-sex marriage

Tracy Clark and her partner Justyna Greinart embrace as they gather with a crowd of people to watch a large television screen at Federation Square as it is announced that same-sex marriage will be legal in Australia with Parliament agreeing to change the Marriage Act and end the ban on gay and lesbian couples marrying on December 7, 2017 in Melbour...

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  • Pres. Trump's Finances Being Targeted In Russia Probe
Pres. Trump's Finances Being Targeted In Russia Probe

The report said that past special counsels did not report such expenditures, and the expenses would have been incurred "irrespective of the existence" of the special counsel's office. So far, Mueller's team has charged four people as part of the ongoing investigation. Though Flynn already admitted that other top transition officials - including...

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  • Snow and ice warning for Donegal today
Snow and ice warning for Donegal today

Most of the wintry showers will fall at night and snow is expected to gather on higher ground. Donegal is among the counties in the north west that will be worst affected, with up to 3 centimetres of snow expected in places. Be extra careful out there, lads. . Tomorrow, Friday , will be another cold day with a mix of cloud and sunny spel...

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  • Shooter among dead in New Mexico school shooting
Shooter among dead in New Mexico school shooting

According to another news outlet citing Aztec Police Chief Mike Heal, two people plus the shooter were shot, but did not specify whether the two people shot were students or adults. "They are in our thoughts and prayers", state police said in a statement on social media. The school is located in the Four Corners region and is near the Navajo Na...

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  • Whistleblower: Flynn said Russian Federation sanctions would be 'ripped up'
Whistleblower: Flynn said Russian Federation sanctions would be 'ripped up'

Copson explained that General Flynn was making sure that sanctions would be "ripped up" as one of his first orders of business and that this would allow money to start flowing into the project", Cummings wrote. Robert Kelner, an attorney representing Flynn, declined to comment. Flynn also informed the associate that his business partners could mo...

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  • Kirstjen Nielsen sworn in as DHS secretary
Kirstjen Nielsen sworn in as DHS secretary

She served in the transportation security unit of DHS during the George W. Bush administration, and was also Bush's homeland security advisor in the White House. On other topics, Nielsen said she agreed with Kelly that a U.S. -Mexico border wall is unlikely to be a physical barrier from "sea to shining sea".

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  • Pope calls for 'status quo' of Jerusalem to be respected
Pope calls for 'status quo' of Jerusalem to be respected

Palestinians and Arab leaders across the region have criticized President Trump's decision, which includes a plan to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The leader of the Catholic Church said he " cannot keep silent " about the brewing conflict over Jerusalem's status. The Vatican and the Palestinians plan to create a permanent workin...

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  • Now, PM welcomes Sunni Waqf Board statement 'disowning' Sibal
Now, PM welcomes Sunni Waqf Board statement 'disowning' Sibal

Indeed, even in this instance, Sibal, Rajeev Dhavan, and Dushyant Dave were appearing for the litigants, and the Waqf Board could be backing off now because it doesn't want to be embroiled in a controversy, said a lawyer appearing for one of the litigants on condition of anonymity.

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  • Wildfire Breaks Out Near Getty Center
Wildfire Breaks Out Near Getty Center

It's unclear if the fire is burning the vineyard or the house as well. The two fires were in addition to the largest blaze, the Thomas fire in Ventura that had destroyed more than 150 homes. As the fire burns northeast of the Getty Center and east of the 405 (San Diego) Freeway, the museum and other Center facilities are closed to the public.

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  • North American traffic recovery boosts October passenger growth
North American traffic recovery boosts October passenger growth

Globally, IATA said industry net profit would rise from $34.5bn in 2017 to $38.4bn in 2018 thanks in part to strong demand, efficiency and reduced interest payments. Europe's airlines are in second place with an anticipated US$11.5 billion in profit, boosted by economic recovery in their home markets as well as some consolidation in that region.

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  • Trump Deutsche Bank records said to be subpoenaed by Mueller
Trump Deutsche Bank records said to be subpoenaed by Mueller

The special counsel's budget itself has not been made public. The special counsel also spent $223,643 on travel, nearly entirely for staffers who temporary relocated to the investigation's headquarters in Washington. The heat on the investigation of President Trump's finances has just been cranked up even further. Mueller also disclosed that he s...

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  • Shohei Ohtani Shrinks His List of Suitors to Seven Teams
Shohei Ohtani Shrinks His List of Suitors to Seven Teams

The Rangers remain in the running, however, because they have the most bonus money available to give to Ohtani, at around $3.535 million. A handful of teams, including San Diego, have been invited to make their pitches to Ohtani and his representatives beginning this week in Los Angeles.

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  • NBC will conduct internal review of complaints made against Lauer
NBC will conduct internal review of complaints made against Lauer

Though Lauer's contract called for him to be paid tens of millions of dollars, the network doesn't expect to pay it now that he's been fired, a senior NBC source told the outlet. In a statement on Thursday, Lauer said he was "truly sorry" for the pain he has caused. Lack said that a "team of the most experienced NBCUniversal Legal and Human Resou...

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  • Mueller Removed FBI Agent From Russia Investigation Over Possible Anti-Trump Texts
Mueller Removed FBI Agent From Russia Investigation Over Possible Anti-Trump Texts

During the Clinton investigation, Strzok was having an affair with a senior FBI lawyer named Lisa Page, the Post said. "Immediately upon learning of the allegations, the Special Counsel's Office removed Peter Strzok from the investigation", Peter Carr, a spokesman for Mueller, said in a statement.

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  • Trump on Michael Flynn's guilty plea: 'There's been absolutely no collusion'
Trump on Michael Flynn's guilty plea: 'There's been absolutely no collusion'

Donald Trump has changed his story on why he fired Michael Flynn as his national security adviser. A reporter also asked if the president will stand by Flynn, to which he said, "We'll see what happens", before he thanked the press for their time and walked away.

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  • Yemen's Saleh says open to talks with Saudi-led coalition
Yemen's Saleh says open to talks with Saudi-led coalition

Together these groups have been fighting against the Saudi-backed forces of ousted President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi since 2015. The remarks came after Saleh supporters battled Houthi fighters for a fourth day in the capital Sana'a as the two sides traded blame for a rift between allies that could affect the course of a fight against the invading S...

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  • Senate Passes $1.4 Trillion Tax Cut Legislation
Senate Passes $1.4 Trillion Tax Cut Legislation

The Senate bill passed early Saturday after last-minute changes were made to the legislation to win the support of almost every Republican. But the effort stumbled on Thursday when Republicans acknowledged that Senate rules would not permit them to add a mechanism to trigger tax increases in coming years if the bill fails to boost the econo...

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  • Democrats skip Donald Trump meeting, raising risk of government shutdown
Democrats skip Donald Trump meeting, raising risk of government shutdown

HORSLEY: Yeah, there was no first name banter this afternoon. Republicans view the Democrats' opposition as a political victor for them, especially in states such as Missouri, which Trump won by 19 points last fall, and where he is heading for rally Wednesday.

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  • First (and last) supermoon of 2017 is coming
First (and last) supermoon of 2017 is coming

By some measures, Sunday night's full moon is the only supermoon of 2017 . Supermoons are squishy because there's no official astronomical definition of the term. Skywatchers and stargazers have three opportunities to see a supermoon between Sunday and January 31. If you're clouded out on Sunday, you can still get into the supermoon spirit on ...

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  • Deaths reported in Taliban attack on college in Pakistan
Deaths reported in Taliban attack on college in Pakistan

In December 2014, a Taliban attack on the army-run school in Peshawar killed 151 people, mostly schoolchildren. The operation is ongoing. Photo At least one soldier was injured in the firefight. Wali and another student rushed to his aid, hiding from the gunmen for nearly an hour before they were rescued by security forces. Local residents also...

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  • San Diego couple arrested for semi-nude photos outside temple in Thailand
San Diego couple arrested for semi-nude photos outside temple in Thailand

USA Today says that the men were arrested after their photo in front of Bangkok's Wat Arun was widely shared. Buddhist sites in Thailand have signs up that remind people to dress modestly and to cover their shoulders and legs if possible, so the men taking their trousers down in these locations was considered an intense sign of disrespec...

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  • Roy Moore Goes To War With Jimmy Kimmel, And Loses
Roy Moore Goes To War With Jimmy Kimmel, And Loses

Kimmel replied: "Sounds great Roy - let me know when you get some Christian values and I'll be there!" Kimmel continued to hash the feud out on Thursday night's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" . "I'll wear a Girl Scout uniform so you can have something to get excited about." "I will put my Christian values aside just for you and for that fight".

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