• William Barr: 'I will not be bullied,' Trump nominee says
William Barr: 'I will not be bullied,' Trump nominee says

President Trump had "asked for no assurances, promises or commitments and I gave him none" over his appointment as the government's chief lawyer, Mr... "The big question in my mind is will he leave Mueller alone", Senator Dianne Feinstein, the ranking Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, said Monday, according to the Los Angeles Times .

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  • I Never Worked for Russia'
I Never Worked for Russia'

Brian Kilmeade followed by pointing out that President Trump has met in private with various world leaders, saying "that's the way he does things", ignoring the fact that at issue is not the one on one meetings, but the lack of notes that come from those meetings.

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  • Opp-controlled Venezuela legislature calls for protest to oust Maduro
Opp-controlled Venezuela legislature calls for protest to oust Maduro

In a statement earlier on Saturday, the US State Department also said it stood behind the head of Venezuela's opposition-run congress, Juan Guaido, a day after he said he was prepared to step into the presidency temporarily to replace Maduro.

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  • Netanyahu confirms air strikes on Iranian targets in Syria
Netanyahu confirms air strikes on Iranian targets in Syria

He also reiterated that Israel holds the Lebanese government accountable "for any act of violence or violation of 1701", the United Nations resolution that ended the 2006 war between Israel and Hezbollah. The outgoing IDF chief of staff has acknowledged that Israel has been bombing Syria on a "near-daily" basis for years, in a massive military camp...

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  • Fleeing Saudi woman coming to Canada
Fleeing Saudi woman coming to Canada

In some cases, a male's consent is also necessary to work. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had said Canada would accept Alqunun as a refugee, capping a dramatic week that saw her flee her family while visiting Kuwait and before flying to Bangkok , where she barricaded herself in an airport hotel to avoid deportation.

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  • Canadian Robert Schellenberg sentenced to death in China for drug trafficking
Canadian Robert Schellenberg sentenced to death in China for drug trafficking

Dalian Intermediate People's Court in the northeast province of Liaoning re-tried Robert Lloyd Schellenberg and decided on execution, the court said in a statement on its website. The court said Schellenberg had conspired with others in an attempt to smuggle 222 kg (489.43 lb) of methamphetamine from China to Australia in late 2014.

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  • Most Americans blame Trump, Republicans for partial gov't shutdown
Most Americans blame Trump, Republicans for partial gov't shutdown

The Democrats have categorically refused funding for the wall , calling it wasteful and ineffective even after previously supporting funding for border barriers multiple times in the past. (AAP)"He's not going to budge one bit", said sources close to the President. "I've been waiting all weekend". Americans oppose Trump's threat to declare a na...

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  • Trump Rips Warren Over ‘Beer Catastrophe’ Video, References Wounded Knee, Little Bighorn
Trump Rips Warren Over ‘Beer Catastrophe’ Video, References Wounded Knee, Little Bighorn

Many Twitter users felt the language used by Trump was racist and offensive. The event succeeded her presidential bid announcement. Trump's decision to tweet about Wounded Knee also comes as the government shutdown enters its fourth week, which disproportionally affects Native Americans, who rely on government services for day-to-day life .

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  • U.K.’s May warns Brexit deal rejection would be ‘catastrophic’
U.K.’s May warns Brexit deal rejection would be ‘catastrophic’

According to the Sunday Times , the plan could see the Government lose control of parliamentary business, threatening not only Brexit legislation but the Government's ability to govern. You have delivered your instructions. 'When you turned out to vote in the referendum, you did so because you wanted your voice to be heard, ' she said.

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  • Democrats Reportedly Trying to
Democrats Reportedly Trying to "Rein In" Ocasio-Cortez

In a comparison that Ocasio-Cortez would surely hate, politicos have pointed out that the NY rep. has "Trumpian" tendencies. Ocasio-Cortez hasn't proposed any legislation directly related to marijuana yet, although she has only been in Congress for like two weeks now.

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  • Ocasio-Cortez campaign fined by feds
Ocasio-Cortez campaign fined by feds

Cortez means well, but there's nearly an outstanding rule: Don't attack your own people", Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) said . 'Honestly, if the Democrats had 3 more of her, Americans would run away so fast that we'd have a power monopoly until she's Lieberman's age'.

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  • Three dead, 23 injured when Ottawa bus struck transit shelter Friday
Three dead, 23 injured when Ottawa bus struck transit shelter Friday

The westbound 269 bus to Kanata hit the shelter at the busy transit station in the west end of Ottawa just before 4 p.m. local time (2100 UTC) on Friday. "And there was a bit of blood on the floor", Bilal Gill said. OC Transpo general manager John Manconi told reporters the bus could have been holding as many as 90 passengers and that the agenc...

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  • Tulsi Gabbard, Hawaii Democrat, says she will run for president in 2020
Tulsi Gabbard, Hawaii Democrat, says she will run for president in 2020

Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii has announced that she is running for president in 2020. "Our residents are feeling the very real impacts of President Trump's policies, and it should be every Democrat's top priority to replace this unsafe administration".

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  • FBI investigated Trump's Russian Federation ties after Comey firing
FBI investigated Trump's Russian Federation ties after Comey firing

The FBI has opened an inquiry into whether Donald Trump was working for Russians in the days after the American President fired James B Comey in 2017 as the top investigative agency's director, according to a report . Special counsel Robert Mueller took over the counterintelligence investigation. "I think this is particularly sobering, eve...

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  • Father of Slain Davis Officer: ‘She Died Doing What She Loved’
Father of Slain Davis Officer: ‘She Died Doing What She Loved’

Thursday in the city west of Sacramento, a college town home to the University of California, Davis where there has not been a fatal police shooting in almost 60 years. Newsom says he and his wife, Jennifer, are saddened by the death of a woman he called "courageous" who died "protecting her protecting her community from harm".

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  • Pompeo ‘optimistic’ Syria Kurds, Turkey can be protected
Pompeo ‘optimistic’ Syria Kurds, Turkey can be protected

Democratic Party legislator Adam Schiff on Friday lashed out at the Donald Trump administration for its decision to pull the USA out of Syria. US Colonel Sean Ryan, a coalition spokesman, said the coalition "has begun the process of our deliberate withdrawal from Syria".

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  • Deputies: Jayme Closs found alive in Douglas Co., suspect in custody
Deputies: Jayme Closs found alive in Douglas Co., suspect in custody

Investigators continue to speak to Jayme, and are still learning more about her frightening ordeal, Fitzgerald said. The log does not say who made the 911 call, but the dispatcher heard yelling in the background. The sheriff said investigators believe the girl was "the only target". "You just have to get up every day and keep that hope alive and ...

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  • Martin Fayulu has denounced the DRC election results
Martin Fayulu has denounced the DRC election results

Mr. Apea asked all institutions in the DRC, from "the sacred to the secular", to respect the results of the Electoral Commission of the DRC and let peace prevail. Kabila adviser Kikaya Bin Karubi, however, on Tuesday denied any such contact. Congo's government cut internet service the day after the vote to prevent speculation on social media.

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  • At the border, Trump moves closer to emergency declaration
At the border, Trump moves closer to emergency declaration

Stakes surrounding the effects of the shutdown begin to mount as almost 800,000 federal workers went their first pay period cycle without a paycheck. Trump indicated Thursday during a trip to the border that he was planning to declare a national emergency in order to free up funds to build the wall, which is supported by only 41 percent of Amer...

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  • Pres. Trump says changes coming on high-tech visas
Pres. Trump says changes coming on high-tech visas

President Trump vowed in a tweet on Friday to make changes to the H-1B visa program in the USA, including offering a potential path to citizenship for visa holders. The announcement comes as Trump continues to spar with Democrats over his plan for a $5.7 billion wall along the U.S. -Mexico border. The partial government shutdown over the impasse...

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  • Winter Storm Will Bring Snow For Much of Iowa This Weekend
Winter Storm Will Bring Snow For Much of Iowa This Weekend

Colder pavement temperatures will also allow the snow to stick more efficiently. The rest of the day is partly sunny to mostly cloudy and breezy. Shoveling and plowing operations are likely to be needed in preparation for the National Football League playoff game in Kansas City on Saturday afternoon.

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  • Second Suspect Charged in the Shooting Death of Jazmine Barnes
Second Suspect Charged in the Shooting Death of Jazmine Barnes

As the service began, Jazmine's mother told her family, "Y'all ready?" He and Eric Black Jr , 20 - who authorities say acted as his getaway driver - have now been charged . Attorneys for Woodruffe and Black could not be reached for comment. Barnes' mother, LaPorsha Washington , and three teenagers who were riding in the auto at the time wer...

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  • Australia cops examine packages left at consulates, including India’s
Australia cops examine packages left at consulates, including India’s

Police arrested the 48-year-old man last night at his home in Shepparton, a 100km north east of Melbourne. The suspect to be produced in a Melbourne court later Thursday morning to face charges of sending unsafe materials through the post.

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  • Wife of Norwegian millionaire kidnapped
Wife of Norwegian millionaire kidnapped

Chief investigator Tommy Broeske said 68-year-old Anne-Elisabeth Falkevik Hagen has been missing since October 31. Svein Holden , Hagen's lawyer, told reporters the abduction was "a cruel and an inhuman act". Broadcaster NRK said the ransom had been demanded in an equivalent amount of the cryptocurrency Monero - a digital currency similar to Bit...

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  • Congressman LaMalfa Responds to President's Threat to Withhold FEMA Funding
Congressman LaMalfa Responds to President's Threat to Withhold FEMA Funding

The President has since deleted the original tweet and reposted it with the proper spelling of "forest" - removing what Twitter users couldn't resist teasing was a reference to iconic 1994 Oscar-winning film starring Tom Hanks, Forrest Gump .

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  • Paris protesters try to revive yellow vest movement
Paris protesters try to revive yellow vest movement

A river-boat restaurant, motorcycles and a auto were set on fire Saturday. Riot police and firefighters moved in as barricades mounted in the middle of the streets were also set alight. Some media report police use of tear gas against protesters. Women wearing yellow vests and holding yellow balloons march during a protest in Paris, Sunday, J...

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  • Woman dies after being found inside Toronto clothing donation bin
Woman dies after being found inside Toronto clothing donation bin

The circumstances that led to her being inside the donation box are unknown at this time. Vancouver Fire Rescue spokesperson Jonathan Gormick. This is the eighth death related to people getting stuck inside donation bins in Canada since 2015, according to a report.

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  • Trump Warns He May Declare National Emergency to Secure Border Wall Funding
Trump Warns He May Declare National Emergency to Secure Border Wall Funding

President Trump will visit the southern border Thursday , as the battle over funding for his border wall and the partial government shutdown continue. Democrats have opposed funding a wall they have called " immoral " and impractical ― but the wall's material has not been their sticking point. The proposed wall is reportedly going to be made f...

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  • President Trump says he
President Trump says he "essentially" fired General Mattis

Not too good. Not too good. Trump initially praised Mattis for his service in a tweet, writing that he would be retiring "with distinction" and that he was responsible for making "tremendous progress" toward Trump's objectives during his two-year tenure.

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  • United States delegation to visit China for trade talks
United States delegation to visit China for trade talks

As of July, the US was running a $222.6 billion trade deficit with China . As a result, the president initiated tariffs that made certain goods imported from China more expensive to USA citizens, damping demand for these products. Third-quarter US growth was 3.4 percent and unemployment is at a five-decade low. Their conflict is occurring agai...

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