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Global News Donald Trump's 'dirty deeds': A presidential problem?
Author: 0 Donald Trump's 'dirty deeds': A presidential problem?

Asked if he believed Trump was telling the truth about Russia's meddling in the USA election, Cohen said "no" - but declined to comment further. "You guys all know that and for him to say, 'I'm going to start - I'm going to stop lying starting now, ' is somewhat silly".

Global News Melania Trump Calls Journalists 'Opportunists' Piggybacking On Husband's Fame
Author: 0 Melania Trump Calls Journalists 'Opportunists' Piggybacking On Husband's Fame

She thanked them for their service, some of who recently served. She used some of the discussion time to criticize American media she says has used her and her family for ratings. "At least when Melania has a fake tan, she has good sense not to wear goggles like Donald does!" "I think my husband is doing an incredible job", she said, adding the country as a whole was doing the "best ever", and that she would like to see the pattern continue through a second term.

Global News U.S. Wins Major Syria Battle, Tells Turkey to Back Off
Author: 0 U.S. Wins Major Syria Battle, Tells Turkey to Back Off

In a statement Friday, the US coalition command repeated that the observation posts were to "address the security concerns" of Turkey, and that any reports stating otherwise were "false and created to sow confusion and chaos". Erdoğan then reportedly received a call from President Donald Trump himself, urging the Turkish leader not to go through with the campaign. "However, the [U.S.

Global News Correct ‘misrepresentation’ of CAG, PAC in Rafale verdict: Govt requests SC
Author: 0 Correct ‘misrepresentation’ of CAG, PAC in Rafale verdict: Govt requests SC

However, during a visit to France in 2015 Modi scrapped the deal, signed under the previous Congress government, opting for 36 fly-away planes instead for an estimated sum of $9.4 billion. V K Sharma, Head PCG & Capital Markets Strategy, HDFC Securities said, "The SC dismissing the Rafale PIL is landmark judgment". Supreme Court: We are satisfied that there is no occasion to doubt the process.

Global News Strasbourg shooting: What we know so far about the suspect
Author: 0 Strasbourg shooting: What we know so far about the suspect

The killer opened fire at around 8pm Place Kléber near the Christmas market, which is visited by millions of tourists every year. The claim was published shortly after news emerged of a shootout with French police in Strasbourg Thursday night in which a man believed to be the suspect was killed.

Global News Australia will formally recognise Jerusalem as Israel capital
Author: 0 Australia will formally recognise Jerusalem as Israel capital

While Israelis welcome recognition their claims to Jerusalem, Australia's doesn't recognize Jerusalem as a whole as the capital of Israel. "Recognizing West Jerusalem as Israel's capital, while continuing to locate Australia's embassy in Tel Aviv, is nothing more than a face-saving exercise ", shadow minister for foreign affairs Penny Wong said in a statement.

Global News Ranil Wickremesinghe wins confidence vote
Author: 0 Ranil Wickremesinghe wins confidence vote

Sri Lanka has been trapped in a bitter power feud since the President replaced Mr Wickremesinghe with Mr Mahinda Rajapaksa , a controversial former strongman leader who has failed to secure parliamentary support. While political norms dictate Sirisena respect the high court's verdict, Sri Lanka's strong executive powers mean that the court has no recourse if he doesn't follow it.

Global News Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns as Sri Lanka`s PM, Wickremesinghe to be reinstated
Author: 0 Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns as Sri Lanka`s PM, Wickremesinghe to be reinstated

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has chose to resign from the Premiership in order to ensure stability of the country, according to MP Namal Rajapaksa. "Unless the prime minister resigns, another prime minister can not be appointed". The new cabinet will consist of 30 members and include six Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) parliamentarians.

Author: 0 Theresa May squares up to Juncker in squabble over ‘nebulous’ insult

Mr Juncker, who had one hand on Mrs May's arm, looked to be trying to calm her by denying making the jibe. The European Commission will publish materials on preparation for the United Kingdom withdrawal from the bloc without a bilateral agreement on Wednesday, the commission's president, Jean-Claude Juncker, said.

Global News Autopsy set for migrant girl, 7, who died in border custody
Author: 0 Autopsy set for migrant girl, 7, who died in border custody

Border Patrol later determined that she had a fever of 105.7 degrees Fahrenheit - about seven degrees higher than normal body temperature. Although she was revived, the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency said she did not recover and died at the hospital less than 24 hours after being transported .

Global News Corbyn demands immediate vote on Brexit deal
Author: 0 Corbyn demands immediate vote on Brexit deal

Theresa May, who was speaking after a fractious meeting with European leaders on the UK's efforts to secure a more favourable exit deal, told reporters she was confident that it would be possible to improve on a divisive agreement secured last month.

Global News Pentagon cautions Turkey over new operation against Syria Kurds
Author: 0 Pentagon cautions Turkey over new operation against Syria Kurds

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said the Turkish attacks had led to a temporary halt in the US -backed campaign the SDF are waging against Islamic State near the Syria-Iraq border. A possible mission east of the Euphrates, which Turkey's leadership has been suggesting for months, would follow two successful cross-border Turkish operations into Syria since 2016 - Operation Euphrates Shield and Operation Olive Branch - both meant to eradicate the presence of YPG/PKK and Daesh ...

Global News Nancy Pelosi Backs House Leadership Limits, All But Securing Bid For Speaker
Author: 0 Nancy Pelosi Backs House Leadership Limits, All But Securing Bid For Speaker

Ryan, who now considers Pelosi an "honest partner", commended the Democrat leader for "her commitment to creating a system that will ensure the speedy rise of new leadership reflecting the diversity and energy of our caucus". That essentially guaranteed she will be elected speaker when the full House votes for its leader on January 3. "We always knew a vote for any Democrat was a vote for Nancy Pelosi's San Francisco agenda, and today's move by Tim Ryan proved just that".

Global News Bomb threat at Facebook's Menlo Park HQ, buildings evacuated
Author: 0 Bomb threat at Facebook's Menlo Park HQ, buildings evacuated

Facebook officials asked as a precaution that other nearby buildings be evacuated and police helped do that. The threat was originally called in to police in New York City, via a phone line offering cash rewards for anonymous information, and then referred to the Menlo Park police department .

Global News Federal prosecutors probe Trump inauguration spending
Author: 0 Federal prosecutors probe Trump inauguration spending

The Wall Street Journal reported that the us attorney's office in Manhattan was in the early stages of the probe exploring whether big-money donors gave money to the committee in the hope of access to - or influence within - the administration or policy concessions.

Global News Motorists nab cash spilled by armoured truck, causing crashes
Author: 0 Motorists nab cash spilled by armoured truck, causing crashes

Police say that they'll be scouring social media, dash cam footage, and New Jersey Department of Transportation video to try to identify those individuals who took the cash. It's not clear how much money was inside the truck. Commuters on a New Jersey highway had their trip paid for if they were willing to hop out of their cars to collect it.

Global News Trump denies that few want chief of staff job
Author: 0 Trump denies that few want chief of staff job

Trump was left without a clear replacement for Kelly after Nick Ayers , now chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence , declined the job and said on Sunday he was returning to Georgia with his family at the end of the year. Trump and the outgoing chief of staff, John Kelly , a retired Marine Corps general, reportedly had been at odds for months, and Trump announced on Saturday that Kelly would be leaving the job.

Global News Koreas verify removal of frontline bunkers
Author: 0 Koreas verify removal of frontline bunkers

A Kim Jong-un impersonator called Howard, was ejected from an ice hockey game during South Korea's Winter Olympics in February after dancing in front of North Korean cheerleaders. A year ago, such a joint operation by some 77 officials from the two sides would have been unthinkable. Moon said the removal of the border guard posts and Wednesday's two-way verification exercise marked a "new milestone" in the 65-year division of the peninsula.

Global News Untwisted in Russian Federation
Author: 0 Untwisted in Russian Federation "smartest" robot Boris became the animator in a suit

The event's organizers did not claim that the android was anything other than a man in a suit, according to local reports, so it is not clear why the state television station chose to do so. The prescient observations proved to be right on the money-the cutting edge machine turned out to be an "Alyosha the Robot" costume made by a company called Show Robots, the Guardian explained.

Global News China says second Canadian being investigated for harming state security
Author: 0 China says second Canadian being investigated for harming state security

His employer, the Brussels-based International Crisis Group , said he was detained by the Beijing bureau of Chinese state security Monday night, but it has not received any information since then. Also Thursday, a Ministry of Commerce spokesman said Chinese and USA officials were in "close contact" over the trade dispute but gave no timeline for possible face-to-face talks.

Global News Russian spy Maria Butina pleads guilty in U.S. court
Author: 0 Russian spy Maria Butina pleads guilty in U.S. court

As part of her plea deal, the details of which ABC News reported earlier this week, Butina agreed to plead guilty to conspiracy and cooperate with federal, state and local authorities in any ongoing investigations. Butina is expected to enter a guilty plea . As part of the plea agreement , she is expected to cooperate with prosecutors during an ongoing investigation, according to USA media reports .

Global News Donald Trump: Russia Contacts with Associates 'Peanut Stuff'
Author: 0 Donald Trump: Russia Contacts with Associates 'Peanut Stuff'

Representative Denny Heck (Democrat - Washington) recently said Trump's time in the White House might soon be up. "The report of an investigation into Trump's inaugural committee comes as NBC News confirms Donald Trump was the third person in the room in August of 2015 who was talking about hush money payments to women with Michael Cohen and National Enquirer publisher David Pecker".

Global News Bitcoin Extortionists Turn From Blackmail to Bomb Threats
Author: 0 Bitcoin Extortionists Turn From Blackmail to Bomb Threats

In Cedar Rapids, Iowa, police said the threats came in a "robo-email saying there is a bomb threat to their business unless they pay money in Bitcoins". Extortionists threatened to blow up a person's workplace or building unless the person paid the equivalent of $20,000 in Bitcoin to a specified Bitcoin address .

Global News Donald Trump’s ex-lawyer Michael Cohen jailed for three years
Author: 0 Donald Trump’s ex-lawyer Michael Cohen jailed for three years

Both women have claimed to have had sexual encounters with Trump before he was the Republican candidate for president and prosecutors have characterised the payments as illegal campaign contributions meant to influence the election. And now, Donald Trump appears to be in its crosshairs and speculation is thick on whether it will sink the Trump presidency. More recently, however, Cohen had turned against Trump and said at his sentencing that working for Trump was a "personal and mental ...

Global News Trump cancels White House Christmas party for press
Author: 0 Trump cancels White House Christmas party for press

At one point, the affair was so popular that two events were held - one for broadcast news outlets and the other for print organizations. Now the event has been cancelled altogether, reports Fox News . "Selected media people generally favorable to Trump, including a few Fox News hosts, have made those guest lists". The White House did not immediately respond to requests for comment by The Post.

Global News Grace Millane murder probe: Detectives search for shovel
Author: 0 Grace Millane murder probe: Detectives search for shovel

At her weekly post-cabinet news conference yesterday, Ms Ardern made an emotional apology to Ms Millane's family . The government had offered its support to the Millane family, Ms Ardern said. The talented artist had been tweeting regularly and staying in touch with mates every day before she vanished. He said: "At this point we don't know where this item is".

Global News Accused Russian agent Maria Butina pleads guilty in U.S. to conspiracy
Author: 0 Accused Russian agent Maria Butina pleads guilty in U.S. to conspiracy

Butina pleaded guilty to the statement of offense, which said that early as March 2015 and until 2018, Butina worked with Russian officials to infiltrate and influence USA political groups, most notably the National Riffle Association. Nevertheless, Butina becomes with her guilty plea the first Russian citizen to be convicted of working to shape United States policy in the time period spanning the 2016 election campaign.

Global News China suspected in huge Marriott data breach, official says
Author: 0 China suspected in huge Marriott data breach, official says

But he cautioned that the suggestion is a big claim that's being made without forensic evidence at a particularly sensitive time between the USA and China. The revelation of suspected involvement by China comes amid heightened tension with the US over trade; the arrest in Canada on an American warrant of a top executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei; and alarm among law enforcement officials about Chinese efforts to steal technology to bolster its growing economy.

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