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Global News James Comey Backs Off Legal Fight, Agrees to Testify Privately
Author: 0 James Comey Backs Off Legal Fight, Agrees to Testify Privately

Comey resisted his November subpoena from House Republicans due to "their selective leaking and distortion". Republicans on the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee pledged to provide Comey with a full transcript within 24 hours of his testimony, and he will be permitted to "make any or all of that transcript public", Comey's lawyer David Kelley told Reuters in a statement.

Global News Trump aides caught in web of deception over Russia contacts
Author: 0 Trump aides caught in web of deception over Russia contacts

The 52-year-old Cohen faces sentencing December 12 after pleading guilty to crimes in August and on Thursday. The special counsel investigating Russian involvement in the 2016 USA presidential election may file additional charges against Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman.

Global News Israeli police recommend Benjamin Netanyahu face bribery prosecution
Author: 0 Israeli police recommend Benjamin Netanyahu face bribery prosecution

The Israeli police have already recommended charging Netanyahu for bribery and breach of trust in Case 1000 and Case 2000. Authorities allege Netanyahu awarded regulatory favors to Israel's leading telecommunications company, Bezeq Telecom Israel ( BEZQ.TA ), in return for more positive coverage of him and his wife on a news website, Walla, owned by the company.

Global News Rain to snow for the weekend! Saturday Morning Update
Author: 0 Rain to snow for the weekend! Saturday Morning Update

While southeastern Wisconsin will have some snow on Sunday , it should stay well below advisory criteria! With temperatures around freezing, the snow will be a heavy wet snow, so go slow and take breaks if needed when getting out and clearing your sidewalks and driveways.

Global News Seoul: N. Korean soldier defects to South across fortified border
Author: 0 Seoul: N. Korean soldier defects to South across fortified border

President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in briefly met at the G20 summit in Argentina on Friday, where Trump reaffirmed his intention to hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . local time on Saturday. Thereafter, the two sides will survey a longer portion of the railway network connecting Mount Kumgang, a popular tourist destination in North Korea , and the Tumen river, along the eastern portion of the China-North Korea border.

Global News Former US President George H.W. Bush passes away at 94
Author: 0 Former US President George H.W. Bush passes away at 94

Bush once said. George HW Bush , the 41st president of the United States, has died at age 94. He was also a World War II hero, Texas congressman, Central Intelligence Agency director and Ronald Reagan's vice president. Bush was able to create an global coalition and led a military strike to drive Hussein out of the country. The Berlin Wall fell; the Soviet Union ceased to exist; the communist bloc in Eastern Europe broke up; the Cold War ended.

Global News Alaska hit by powerful natural disaster, buildings damaged
Author: 0 Alaska hit by powerful natural disaster, buildings damaged

The earthquakes on Friday measured 7.0 and 5.7, leaving a trail of destruction as they shattered highways and rocked buildings in the state's largest city, Anchorage. "Many homes and buildings are damaged", the police department said in a statement. Slaton, who weighs 209 pounds, said it created a powerful back-and-forth sloshing in the bath, and before he knew it, he was thrown out of the tub by the waves.

Global News Office of lawyer who previously did tax work for Trump raided
Author: 0 Office of lawyer who previously did tax work for Trump raided

The raid was confirmed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation to the Chicago Tribune with a one-line statement: "Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation are executing search warrants at multiple locations today". Brown paper covers the windows of Ald. Burke quit working for Trump this summer, citing "irreconcilable differences" in letters filed with the Illinois State Property Tax Appeal Board.

Global News Mansion Fire-Deaths story
Author: 0 Mansion Fire-Deaths story

He is accused of killing his brother, Keith, sister-in-law Jennifer , 11-year-old nephew Jesse and 8-year-old niece Sophia . A New Jersey man has been charged with murder in connection with the deaths of his brother and his family after they were found dead at their mansion earlier this month, according to reports.

Global News Nancy Pelosi faces key vote this week as Democrats demand rule changes
Author: 0 Nancy Pelosi faces key vote this week as Democrats demand rule changes

With Democrats now in control of 233 seats for the next Congress, Pelosi could afford to lose no more than 15 Democrats in the January 3 roll call if all lawmakers were present and voting. Repeating her mantra "that women can't win if women don't run", Representative Niki Tsongas of Lowell said she admires Clark "for putting her hat in the ring" and said she thinks Clark "is especially well-suited to bring women's voices to all we value as a country".

Global News Donald Trump Hopeful of G20 U.S.-China Trade Deal
Author: 0 Donald Trump Hopeful of G20 U.S.-China Trade Deal

The summit itself has been struggling to carve out any accord on climate change or countering trade protectionism, while hot-button disputes surrounding Ukraine and Saudi Arabia loom large. If the United States went ahead with auto duties and its trading partners responded in kind it would take as much as three quarters of a percentage point off the global growth forecast that International Monetary Fund economists now expect to be 3.7 percent next year.

Global News Comey Files Court Motion to Quash Subpoena
Author: 0 Comey Files Court Motion to Quash Subpoena

U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden has scheduled the hearing for Friday afternoon in Washington, D.C. It comes a day after lawyers for Comey filed court papers arguing he shouldn't have to appear for a closed-door interview with Congress next week.

Author: 0 Officer accused of killing man in wrong apartment indicted for murder

She supports restructuring the citizen review board, expanding bias training for officers and taking input from employees and the community. She says the agency remains "committed to improving our relationships throughout the city". A struggle began and Guyger fired her Taser at Perez, who then wrested it away from her. Johnson, who was voted out of office in the November 6 election, will not see the case through to a trial and said Friday that she "trusts the DA-elect will continue to ...

Global News UK PM May Says Focused on December 11 Brexit Vote, Not Alternatives
Author: 0 UK PM May Says Focused on December 11 Brexit Vote, Not Alternatives

In a message to fellow MPs Mr Fox said: "In politics we can not always have the luxury of doing what we want for ourselves, but we have an abiding duty to do what is right for our country". Mr Gyimah wrote in the Telegraph that he could not support the Prime Minister's "naive" deal with Brussels because it was "not in the national interest".

Global News Border agents arrest convicted murderer traveling with caravan
Author: 0 Border agents arrest convicted murderer traveling with caravan

Officials in the Mexican city of Tijuana say they have a humanitarian crisis on their hands. Officials said Friday that one caravan member, a 46-year-old Honduran man convicted of murder, was arrested trying to cross the border illegally. A Honduran mother said that she was pressured to join the border rush on November 25 that culminated in American Border Patrol officers shooting tear gas into the mob to disperse them.

Global News George Bush senior dies at 94 years old
Author: 0 George Bush senior dies at 94 years old

But he was accused of neglecting domestic affairs and, after reneging on a campaign promise not to increase taxes, he was defeated by Bill Clinton in the 1992 presidential election. While our hearts are heavy today, they are also filled with gratitude. Bush was the hero of The World War II, who was also at the helm during the collapse of the Soviet Union and the final months of the Cold War.

Global News 7.0 quake shakes buildings in Anchorage, Alaska
Author: 0 7.0 quake shakes buildings in Anchorage, Alaska

The Anchorage School District did not report damage to its buildings but said that parents could pick up children "when they feel it is safe to do so". Senior center technician Michael Burgy says gauges are being monitored to determine if any underwater landslides have generated tsunami waves. Alaska averages about 40,000 earthquakes per year, with the southern part of the state at higher rates because the tectonic plates slide past each other under that region.

Global News Canada sanctions 17 Saudis linked to Khashoggi killing
Author: 0 Canada sanctions 17 Saudis linked to Khashoggi killing

Saudi Arabia has said he had no prior knowledge of the murder. Pompeo spoke to reporters after he and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told the Senate behind closed doors that weakening U.S. Trump has cast doubt on who is to blame for the murder. Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch last week accused Saudi Arabia of subjecting several activists - including some female human-rights defenders detained since May - to torture and sexual harassment, allegations denied by a Saudi official.

Global News Merkel's plane makes emergency landing on way to G20
Author: 0 Merkel's plane makes emergency landing on way to G20

The aircraft lost communications for almost an hour, forcing it to make an emergency landing in Germany's Cologne-Bonn airport. The delay forced Merkel to miss the start of the G20 summit and a scheduled meeting with President Donald Trump .

Global News Saudi Crown Prince receives 'firm message' on Khashoggi probe at G20 summit
Author: 0 Saudi Crown Prince receives 'firm message' on Khashoggi probe at G20 summit

President Donald Trump, along with his daughter Ivanka Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin greeted the Saudi crown prince at the G-20 summit on Friday. USA intelligence agencies have concluded the crown prince ordered Khashoggi's killing. The source added that the US President hadn't yet any lengthy discussions with the Saudi Crown Prince, but that he might, without elaborating more.

Global News Home is the deadliest place for women, says United Nations study
Author: 0 Home is the deadliest place for women, says United Nations study

Kitts and Nevis. Violence against women and girls also has a huge economic price tag. Recently, however, as a result of the strong advocacy of civil society organizations and women's movements from various parts of the world, many countries, including some Arab States, have begun to adopt specific legislation to respond to family violence.

Global News Global panel grills Zuckerberg for failing to appear at hearing
Author: 0 Global panel grills Zuckerberg for failing to appear at hearing

Allan was hit with a barrage of questions from disgruntled committee members who came from Canada, Ireland, Brazil, France, Singapore and even Latvia - in all twenty-four representatives from nine countries. Allan apologized frequently but revealed little new about Facebook and its operations. Lord Allan admitted "we've damaged public trust with some of the actions we've taken".

Global News Syria state TV says air defenses repelled missile attack
Author: 0 Syria state TV says air defenses repelled missile attack

The Syrian regime air force shot down a "hostile target" that was flying over the town of Kiswah, south of the capital Damascus , state media said. The Saudi-owned TV network Al Arabiya reported that Israeli planes had attacked positions held by Iranian militias near the town of Kiswah, south of the capital, Damascus.

Global News The grudges to watch as world leaders arrive for stormy G20 summit
Author: 0 The grudges to watch as world leaders arrive for stormy G20 summit

Trump on Thursday abruptly cancelled their planned bilateral talks, citing Russia's seizure of Ukrainian vessels. However, Mrs May is under intense pressure to demand answers when she is expected to meet MBS at the weekend and Downing Street is refusing to say whether or not she will shake his hand.

Global News Theresa May agrees to take part
Author: 0 Theresa May agrees to take part

Asked to confirm that he thought this was "inevitable", McDonnell said: "That's right. I think it's a matter of trust in politicians that they actually deliver on Brexit for the British people". The Labour leader said earlier that he had agreed to the proposal being offered by rival ITV but not the format being offered by the BBC. The European Union have been adamant this is a take-it-or-leave-it deal and can not be renegotiated.

Global News Hamas Playbook? CNN Commentator Pretty Much Called For The Destruction Of Israel
Author: 0 Hamas Playbook? CNN Commentator Pretty Much Called For The Destruction Of Israel

He also serves as a professor of media studies at Temple University. "However, we acknowledge that he has a constitutionally protected right to express his opinion as a private citizen". "Palestine is ours, from the river to the sea and from the south to the north", said Meshaal in a speech before tens of thousands of cheering supporters at a "victory" rally in Gaza City in 2012.

Global News NORTH KOREA North Korean Sports Minister in Tokyo for pre-Olympics meetings
Author: 0 NORTH KOREA North Korean Sports Minister in Tokyo for pre-Olympics meetings

Earlier this month the USA military provocatively held small-scale military drills with South Korea involving altogether 500 Marines. "I think with a "peace deal" signed, North Korea would then put pressure on the U.S. The South Korean government invited North Korea to take part in the 2018 Northeast Asia Peace and Cooperation Forum in Seoul on Wednesday. "Whether it's a face-to-face sit-down meeting, that's one thing", she said, "but we continue to have conversations and we think ...

Global News Hoover mall shooting suspect in custody in Atlanta
Author: 0 Hoover mall shooting suspect in custody in Atlanta

U.S. Marshals said Brown was staying at a relative's house when he was arrested . He wasn't charged with shooting a 12-year-old girl who also was injured. Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato , Hoover Police Chief Nicholas Derzis and a city councilman have met with Bradford's family, expressing "their sincerest condolences and prayers", the city said in a statement.

Global News Trump scraps planned meeting with Putin at G20 summit
Author: 0 Trump scraps planned meeting with Putin at G20 summit

Ukraine , which claims its vessels were operating in worldwide waters when they were fired upon, boarded and seized , released data on the exact location of the ships to back that claim. The decision appeared to catch the Kremlin by surprise. -Russian relations for years. The cancellation by Trump of his meeting with Putin was a victory for their enemies but a loss for the security of the United States, Russia and mankind, Lozansky added.

Global News Man Confesses to 90 Killings in Effort to Move Prisons
Author: 0 Man Confesses to 90 Killings in Effort to Move Prisons

The murders took place all over the country making Little hard to track, yet after a drug charge DNA tests began to link him to the unsolved cases. The woman were found beaten, then strangled, officials said , and their bodies were dumped in an alley, dumpster and a garage.

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