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Electronics Failure Grounds German Chancellor Merkel's A340 En Route to G20

Electronics Failure Grounds German Chancellor Merkel's A340 En Route to G20

Merkel was told of the need to turn around Thursday night while she was holding a background briefing for journalists accompanying her to Buenos Aires . According to the German daily Bild , the ai...

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US, Mexico and Canada sign new trade deal

US, Mexico and Canada sign new trade deal

Trump called the measure the "largest, most significant, modern and balanced trade agreement in history", during his remarks with Trudeau and Nieto. Trump has made renegotiating NAFTA a centrepiece...

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North Korean soldier defects to South

North Korean soldier defects to South

A North Korean soldier fled across the heavily fortified frontier Saturday, the military said, a rare escape that presents the first test of recent military tension-reduction measures by the two adver...

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Turkey's Erdogan Says Not Aiming To Harm Saudi Royals In Khashoggi Affair

Turkey's Erdogan Says Not Aiming To Harm Saudi Royals In Khashoggi Affair

Here in Buenos Aires , where the G20 Summit is taking place and specifically in the hall allotted for the media that transmit the G20 Summit events live, the Crown Prince's image appeared on the sc...

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A Third of Migrant Caravan Participants Have Health Issues Including Lice, Tuberculosis

A Third of Migrant Caravan Participants Have Health Issues Including Lice, Tuberculosis

Torrential rains this week have compounded the migrants' misery, flooding the crowded sports complex where they sleep shoulder-to-shoulder in tents and shelters made from cardboard, garbage bags and b...

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George H.W. Bush Has Passed Away At 94

George H.W. Bush Has Passed Away At 94

Bush holds the esteemed stature of steering America through the end of the Cold War. In January 1945 he married Barbara Pierce, with whom he went on to have six children - George, Robin (who died as...

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The G20 Summit: Key meetings and moments

The G20 Summit: Key meetings and moments

Given the grave nature of these accusations, and the horrific claims surrounding the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi embassy in Istanbul, how can the heads of state pictured below ...

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Mississippians Vote in High-Stakes Senate Runoff

Mississippians Vote in High-Stakes Senate Runoff

Senate since 1982. Voters in MS will decide on Tuesday a US Senate special election runoff marked by racial controversy and capped by a last-minute visit by President Donald Trump to shore up th...

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Trumps Light National Christmas Tree South of White House

Trumps Light National Christmas Tree South of White House

But the first lady invited all the haters to come check out the decorations in person. The ceremony was held on the Ellipse outside the White House on Wednesday, the grounds sporting their best holi...

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Cohen's Trump Tower Lies Were Part Of Mueller's Questions For Trump

Cohen's Trump Tower Lies Were Part Of Mueller's Questions For Trump

He also criticized Cohen , saying he was "a weak person and what he's trying to do is get a reduced sentence". In the interview with the Post , Trump likened the Russian Federation probe to Sen....

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MAGA IN MISSISSIPPI: Trump-Backed Candidate WINS BIG in Mississippi Senate Race

MAGA IN MISSISSIPPI: Trump-Backed Candidate WINS BIG in Mississippi Senate Race

The weeks between Election Day and the runoff election were fraught with controversy for Hyde-Smith, as she was forced to answer questions about a controversial " public hanging " comment and a joke...

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Trump threatens partial shutdown over border wall funding

Trump threatens partial shutdown over border wall funding

Members of the " migrant caravan " now camped out in Tijuana, Mexico , just across the border from San Diego, California, told MSNBC late Tuesday that they were told making entrance into the United...

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Storm Diana To Pelt Britain With Heavy Rain And 80mph Gales

Storm Diana To Pelt Britain With Heavy Rain And 80mph Gales

Image: Yellow weather warnings for wind and rain are in force for Wednesday. "It will drop back quite quickly again - while it won't be back to very cold temperatures, there is a risk of frost lat...

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Meet 'Knickers'... Australia's largest cow happily saved from the slaughterhouse

Meet 'Knickers'... Australia's largest cow happily saved from the slaughterhouse

In case you haven't caught up, the seven-year-old Holstein Friesian is unofficially Australia's biggest steer, standing 194cm tall and weighing 1.4 tonnes. Owner Geoff Pearson, from Lake Preston ...

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India slams Imran Khan for ‘politicising’ Kartarpur event by raking up Kashmir

India slams Imran Khan for ‘politicising’ Kartarpur event by raking up Kashmir

Union Ministers Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Hardeep Singh Puri represented India at the event. Sidhu crossed the worldwide border at Wagah and was received by Pakistani authorities. "If France and Ge...

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Russia's Capture of Ukrainian Ships Capture Shows It Can't Be Trusted: Mattis

Russia's Capture of Ukrainian Ships Capture Shows It Can't Be Trusted: Mattis

The escalation began on Sunday when Russian ships prevented three Ukrainian navy vessels from entering the Sea of Azov from the Black Sea via the Kerch Strait. Russia seized the Ukrainian vessels and ...

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Six US service members killed, wounded in Ghazni IED attack

Six US service members killed, wounded in Ghazni IED attack

Nato's Resolute Support mission would not immediately release any details about the soldiers, but said they had been killed when an improvised explosive device (IED) detonated near Ghazni city in ce...

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Dem contrasts 'diversity' with GOP senator in Mississippi

Dem contrasts 'diversity' with GOP senator in Mississippi

At his first rally of the day in Tupelo, Trump told the crowd that the runoff would "decide whether we build on our extraordinary achievements or whether we empower the radical Democrats to obstruct o...

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Ukraine says Russian jet fired missiles during clash at sea

Ukraine says Russian jet fired missiles during clash at sea

The ships had spent tense hours manoeuvring until the Russians opened fire and seized the Ukrainian vessels and crew. At the United Nations and in statements issued late on November 26, Wester...

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Crown Prince holds talks with Tunisian President

Crown Prince holds talks with Tunisian President

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived Tuesday in Tunisia, where hundreds of people have been protesting the visit over the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi . On Monday...

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Trump rallies for Senate candidate after controversy in Mississippi

Trump rallies for Senate candidate after controversy in Mississippi

MS last elected a Democrat to the Senate in 1982, but Espy was trying for the same kind of long-shot win that fellow Democrat Doug Jones had almost a year ago in neighbouring Alabama, another conser...

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Manafort denies meeting with WikiLeaks' Assange as Mueller zeroes in

Manafort denies meeting with WikiLeaks' Assange as Mueller zeroes in

Assange, now 47, has seen many of his privileges restricted by the embassy staff, who have reportedly grown exhausted of him. "I have never met Julian Assange or anyone connected to him". Manafort...

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Mueller: Manafort has lied to Federal Bureau of Investigation, special counsel's office since plea deal

Mueller: Manafort has lied to Federal Bureau of Investigation, special counsel's office since plea deal

The representatives for Special Counsel Mueller did not detail what they believe Mr Manafort lied about. Special counsel Robert Mueller claimed that Paul Manafort , the former Trump campaign ma...

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U.S. posts $5m reward to find Mumbai terror attacks masterminds

U.S. posts $5m reward to find Mumbai terror attacks masterminds

Armed with AK-47 assault rifles and hand grenades, ten militants killed 166 people and injured hundreds more in a three-day rampage through India's financial capital which started on November 26, 2008...

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Mexico vows to deport USA border-rushers

Mexico vows to deport USA border-rushers

Mexico has begun taking steps to increase security near its border with the United States. Over the weekend, USA border agents shot several rounds of tear gas after some migrants attempted to pene...

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Donald Trump takes bid to restrict transgender troops to US Supreme Court

Donald Trump takes bid to restrict transgender troops to US Supreme Court

Typically, the nation's top court waits until regional appeals courts have ruled on an issue before weighing its constitutionality. On Friday, the Trump administration filed petitions to the Suprem...

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Tear Gas Deployed At California Border Crossing; Tensions Mounting

Tear Gas Deployed At California Border Crossing; Tensions Mounting

Demonstrators' show of solidarity came as U.S. Border Patrol agents fired tear gas at Central American migrants after as many as 500 people rushed police blockades on the Mexican side of the southern ...

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BLA commander being treated in New Delhi behind Chinese consulate attack

BLA commander being treated in New Delhi behind Chinese consulate attack

A heavy police presence has been scrambled in response. "Let there be no doubt in anyone's mind that we will crush the terrorists, whatever it takes", the PM tweets . They also allege that Pakistani...

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No holiday break for Trump's court criticism

No holiday break for Trump's court criticism

In a Thanksgiving day tweet that began, "Justice Roberts can say what he wants", Trump renewed his attacks on a federal appeals court that could decide the fate of a White House effort to curb...

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Spain Says EU Shouldn't Accept Brexit Text It Doesn't Endorse

Spain Says EU Shouldn't Accept Brexit Text It Doesn't Endorse

He told the Commons: 'The backstop ties the United Kingdom to the customs union and single market rules with no voice and an EU veto over our exit whilst paragraph 23 of the political declaration make...

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