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Global News U.S. soldier who defected to North Korea dies
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Mr Jenkins disappeared in January 1965 while patrolling along the Demilitarised Zone dividing North and South Korea. At his court martial trial in 2004 in Japan, he said that he anxious he would be killed along the border or be sent to Vietnam.

Global News Amnesty accuses Europe of 'complicity' in abuse of Libya migrants
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The Amnesty report also accused the Libyan coastguard of endangering migrants' lives and of intimidating NGOs operating in the Mediterranean on rescue missions. The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) identified 432,574 migrants in Libya, with estimates of the number being much higher. Libya is the main gateway for migrants trying to cross to Europe by sea, though numbers have dropped sharply since July as Libyan factions and authorities have begun to block departures under ...

Global News NY bombing suspect taunted Trump on day of explosion
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Akayed Ullah (27) has been charged with making a terroristic threat, supporting an act of terrorism, and criminal possession of a weapon, according to the New York Police Department. "The conspiracy is within the confines of their own mind", Miller said. The city's morning commute ran smoothly Tuesday, and the pedestrian tunnel where Ullah detonated what was essentially a vest of explosives was open.

Global News Polls close across Alabama as bitter Senate campaign ends
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Moore denounced the "terrible, disgusting" reporting of The Washington Post , which first reported a woman's accusation that he had pursued a sexual relationship with her when she was 14 and he was 32. This year he attempted a political resurrection against party officials horrified by accusations that he was guilty of sexual misconduct with teenage girls when he was in his 30s.

Global News Sen. Merkley: Trump Must Resign Over Sexual Harassment Allegations
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And he gets very, very, very obsessed with certain women. A day after that, Sen. Al Franken, both Democrats who have resigned amid claims of sexual misconduct. Brzezinski was sacked up after Trump attacked Sen. As for the NY senator's call for a congressional examination of the allegations against the president, Gillibrand isn't the only one thinking along these lines.

Global News Signup surge may cause issues in final days of open enrollment
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That means Florida has the most enrollees out of any state that offers the federal exchange. Though the Trump administration cut the open enrollment period in half this year - from 90 days to 45 days - NY has extended the enrollment period for its own marketplace to January 31 for 2018 coverage.

Global News Menorah lighting in Nanaimo celebrates start of Hanukkah
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If one parent isn't raised in the religion they're celebrated, "certainly you're not going to carry on with the same fervor into the next generation", he said. Popular online searches this time of year include queries for Hanukkah coloring books and printable coloring pages . But because the date is determined by the Hebrew calendar, the date doesn't always match up with western calendars.

Global News Multiple quakes hit southeastern Iran
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The tremor, initially reported as a magnitude 6.2 by the U.S. Geological Survey before it was revised downward, was followed by dozens of smaller aftershocks. "The rescue crews present in the area haven't reported any casualties or damage nonetheless." the head of rescue operations for the Red Crescent told state broadcaster IRINN.

Global News Lake-effect tapers off overnight, then more snow
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Bowers said the snow should taper off Wednesday night. Anticipated snowfall ranges from up to five inches in southern Michigan to more than a foot of snow expected further north along Lake Michigan. Get your face masks ready: We could see 60 consecutive hours of wind chills in the single digits. On the back side of the low, lake effect snow will set up, giving us additional snow for Wednesday and into Thursday.

Global News Olivier Giroud admits he's considering a January exit
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He doesn't show his happiness because of respect for his opponents and that shows how deep the culture is there for the respect for each other. Is it something you can copy? "I don't think so because it's not part of our culture". Speaking ahead of Arsenal's trip to West Ham tonight, Wenger ruled both Shkodran Mustafi and Aaron Ramsey out of the game at the London Stadium. Wenger and his players have been at the centre of such stories themselves, with the Battle of the Buffet in 2004, when ...

Global News Israelis will pay for Trump's Jerusalem gambit
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The Palestinians declared three "days of rage", shuttering schools and businesses, and staging angry demonstrations at Damascus Gate, one of the entrances to Jerusalem's Old City, and cities across the West Bank and Gaza. In the West Bank, thousands of Palestinians also took part in "violent riots" throughout the territory, with 28 Palestinians arrested and about 65 wounded, the army said.

Global News Kansas gas prices drop 4 cents, second largest decline nationally
Author: 0 Kansas gas prices drop 4 cents, second largest decline nationally

On Monday, the national gas price average is $2.46, 10 cents cheaper than it was a month ago and one cent cheaper than it was last week. However, he warns that prices will not be this low for long. The highest average price nationwide for gasoline was $2.67 on September 8 and the lowest $2.23 on July 5. Over the past year, gas prices in ME have risen by about 20 cents a gallon, and DeHahn says oil prices are close to being the highest than they've been since 2015.

Global News Second actress steps forward to accuse Dustin Hoffman
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Another woman has come forward to accuse Oscar-winning actor Dustin Hoffman of sexual misconduct . Hoffman got into an uncomfortable scuffle with John Oliver when the television host questioned him about the allegations. Then he said, "I'll have a hard-boiled egg ... and a soft-boiled clitoris". How could the same man who fought to get me the job, who complimented my work, who essentially launched my career, who gave me the benefit of his wisdom as an actor, how could he also be this sexual ...

Global News South West punished by PDP because of 2015 elections - APC
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Odigie-Oyegun in the statement said he believes that working together with the APC can both elevate the language and temper of politics in Nigeria , thereby providing the enabling environment for democracy to thrive in the country. "You will recall that I said that the PDP must be the ultimate victor at the end of the contest". Secondus also observed that the former ruling party has learnt its lesson and is now better placed to toe a new path of progress for itself and the county by ...

Global News Congress to tackle martial law extension on December 13
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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will ask Congress to extend martial law in the volatile southern island of Mindanao to quell an insurgency, cabinet officials said on Sunday. Duterte declared martial law on May 23 when the ISIS-inspired Maute terror group attacked Marawi City where it waged a war against government troops for nearly five months.

Global News Saakashvili released by Ukrainian court
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Several Verkhovna Rada members appeared at the courtroom as well, and appealed to the judge with a request to free Mikheil Saakashvili . "I don't consider myself a detainee, I consider myself a prisoner of war", he told journalists before the court hearing.

Global News Trump accusers describe their experiences on Today show
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Trump and White House officials have denied the allegations, some of which date back to the 1980s. It continued, "The timing and absurdity of these false claims speaks volumes and the publicity tour that has begun only further confirms the political motives behind them".

Author: 0 Austria: At least 1 dead, 21 injured in gas hub blast

Gas Connect describes the Baumgarten plant, where pipelines bringing gas from Russia, Norway and other countries connect and gas is compressed and cooled, as one of Europe's most important gas supply hubs. Italy industry minister says the gas blast shows Italy has a serious energy supply problem. Slovakia's main gas transit route to Austria was closed following the explosion.

Global News Bangladesh President Hamid to join OIC special summit on Jerusalem
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Needless to say the OIC is meeting at the most hard times and it needs to chalk out a firm action while rising above mere passage of condemnation resolutions. Marches were staged in Pakistan, AJK, Iran, Indonesia, Malaysia, Afghanistan , India-held Kashmir, Jordan, Tunisia, Somalia, Yemen, and Indonesia.

Global News Two Palestinians killed in Israeli attack in Gaza - local residents
Author: 0 Two Palestinians killed in Israeli attack in Gaza - local residents

The incident comes amid ongoing protests in the occupied West Bank, occupied East Jerusalem and besieged Gaza over US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The rocket was intercepted by an Iron Dome anti-missile battery. Several rockets were fired at Israel from Gaza over the weekend , including one that hit near a home in the city of Sderot and another one that damaged a kindergarten.

Global News Region tops Indo-China-Russia meet
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She conveyed that there were issues where India has its sensitivities and concerns and that should be respected. The President also congratulated Yi on the successful conclusion of the 19th Congress of the Communist Party of China and stated that India looked forward to work with President Xi Jinping and the Chinese leadership and take their developmental partnership to greater heights.

Global News Davidse leads going into day 2 of Joburg Open
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The incentives for Sharma to score a maiden senior tour victory include a place in the 2018 British Open field at Carnoustie next July. He was second in an Asian Development Tour event in 2015. "I was hitting quite good shots in the beginning of my round, and then I holed them as well". "It is a really nice birthday present", said Blomstrand.

Global News World Human Rights Day being observed
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Human Rights Day is celebrated every year on December 10 after the United Nations General Assembly adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. But, with some politicians in the United Kingdom calling for us to scrap the Human Rights Convention , do we still need them? Global human rights law lays down obligations of Governments to act in certain ways or to refrain from certain acts, in order to promote and protect human rights and fundamental freedoms of ...

Global News Trump Watches CNN and 'Morning Joe' To 'Get Fired Up,' Report Says
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The report has fetched a laugh from Twitter users, with some noting that a love for TV and diet drinks was perhaps the only things U.S. citizens and Trump might have in common. However, Trump doesn't like being viewed as someone who watches so much TV to where it "reinforces the criticism that he is not taking the job seriously".

Global News Two killed in San Diego plane crash
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The San Diego Union Tribune reported that there were four people on the single-engine plane and the pilot and passenger were transported to a hospital with burn injuries. Witnesses told KFMB, another local channel, that the plane seemed to have had some engine problems before nose-diving. The crash started a fire, which caused further damage to the building.

Global News USA tasks Saudi on regional policy
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He also noted "the fact that U.S. support has helped create Yemen's horrific crisis" and called on Washington to cease military assistance if parties don't agree an immediate ceasefire and a political settlement. The Islamic Republic would "have no problem" with Saudi Arabia if it stops "bowing to Israel " and relies on itself, Rouhani said at a parliamental meeting.

Global News Evangelists and Zionists praise President Trump at White House Hanukkah party
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Every former president before Trump who made it their campaign promise to formally recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital failed to deliver. Later he said, "The miracle of Hanukkah is the miracle of Israel". The crowd at the event did not include any Democratic members of Congress or leaders of the Reform Movement, and many of those in attendance were Orthodox Jewish supporters of the President.

Global News Ambassador Haley says Trump accusers have right to be heard
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More than 10 women have accused Donald Trump of sexual misconduct before he was president, and Trump, while filming a segment of the television program " Access Hollywood ", said he has kissed and groped women. She admitted that the administration was aware there'd be resistance from those who are upset by the decision but said, "Courage does cause that". Mr Conyers denied any wrongdoing, and Mr Franken said some of the accusations against him were false or that he remembered the alleged ...

Global News Cory Booker campaigns for Democrat in Alabama
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In Trump's view, the move toward the use of the more inclusive "Happy Holidays" phrase minimized the Christian celebration. Alabamians can expect to hear President Trump's voice on the phone next week. "You know the yearbook?" He touched briefly on the closely watched Senate race that will be decided when voters in next-door Alabama go to the polls on Tuesday.

Global News 12 political cartoons on the U.S. embassy's move to Jerusalem and more
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As a result, he will also move the American Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem over the course of the next three to four years. Phillips warned, though, that the president should make it clear this move does not take the place of any negotiations that would be needed to officially change the status of the holy site.

Global News Trump Calls
Author: 0 Trump Calls "Fake News Media" a "Stain on America"

In a tweet Sunday, Trump blasts the lack of attention over what he describes as "false and defamatory stories" by the "Fake News Media". Trump posted a screengrab of Weigel's Tweet on Saturday, along with photos of him standing in front of a packed arena.

Global News Israeli defense chief calls for Arab boycott after protests
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Erdogan earlier described the status of Jerusalem , whose eastern sector Palestinians see as the capital of their future state, as a "red line" for Muslims. "The EU has a clear and united position". "During the phone talks, the two leaders discussed methods of supporting the Palestinian rights, topped by the right to establish their independent state with East Jerusalem as its capital", Rady said.

Global News Iraqi PM Declares 'End Of War Against Daesh' In Iraq
Author: 0 Iraqi PM Declares 'End Of War Against Daesh' In Iraq

Following al-Abadi's remarks, his office declared a public holiday Sunday in celebration of the victory, according to an official statement from the prime minister's office. "The triumph of military operations alone is not enough without stability", government spokesman Saad al-Hadithi said, explaining that rebuilding in the wake of military victories against IS remained a "big challenge" for the Iraqi government.

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