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They don't do a damn thing for us: Trump to Pakistan

They don't do a damn thing for us: Trump to Pakistan He also noted that Pakistan continues to provide the US with supply lines into Afghanistan , adding: "Can Mr Trump name another ally that gave such sacrifices?" "He's a Hillary Clinton backer and an Obama backer and frankly... Trump downplayed McRaven's significance during an interview on Fox News . The president said it would have been "nice" if the seals had killed bin Laden sooner i... [Full Article...]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Declares War on White, Moderate Democrats

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Declares War on White, Moderate Democrats She addressed protesters on Tuesday before they marched on Pelosi's office, where Ocasio-Cortez later met them. Antani wrote , adding two emojis. In a now-deleted tweet , he wrote: "Hill staffer sent me this pic of Ocasio-Cortez they took just now". [Full Article...]

Fight over Jim Acosta's White House press pass seems far from over

Fight over Jim Acosta's White House press pass seems far from over CNN argued in a statement provided to its own senior media correspondent, Brian Stelter , that the action would threaten "all journalists and news organizations", about which Stelter tweeted early Monday. "We will also further develop rules and processes to ensure fair and orderly press conferences in the future". "The White House, in its letter, told Acosta it'd make a final decision on his... [Full Article...]

Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition safe as education minister relieves pressure

Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition safe as education minister relieves pressure Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends an annual state memorial ceremony for Israel's first prime minister, David Ben Gurion, at his gravesite in Sde Boker, Israel November 14, 2018. A meeting between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon on Sunday aimed at resolving a coalition crisis ended "without results" and they will meet again this week, Ka... [Full Article...]

Fox’s Chris Wallace tells President Trump ‘We’re in Solidarity’ with CNN, NYT

Fox’s Chris Wallace tells President Trump ‘We’re in Solidarity’ with CNN, NYT In an interview that aired Sunday, Trump told " Fox News Sunday " host Chris Wallace he had arrived back in Washington the night of November 10 from a trip to France for meetings with world leaders marking the centennial of the armistice that ended World War I on November 11, 1918. [Full Article...]

Finland's president to Donald Trump: We don't rake forests

Finland's president to Donald Trump: We don't rake forests Donald Trump told officials they need to do "more raking and cleaning" as he surveyed still smoldering remains at a trailer park which was destroyed by the Northern California wildfires last week. Finland is covered in snow for much of the year and a quarter of the country is in the Arctic Circle. "I perhaps wouldn't compare Finland and California climate-wise",' tweeted Veli-Pekka Kivimäki... [Full Article...]

Bourke Street 'trolley man' granted bail over burglary, theft charges

Bourke Street 'trolley man' granted bail over burglary, theft charges Australian media reported that the five alleged offences - two counts of burglary, two counts of theft and committing an indictable offence while on bail - had taken place before the 9 November attack. "We have to remember these were things that happened prior to Friday as well", she said. She said Rogers was humbled by the generosity, which is what compelled him to turn himself into police. [Full Article...]

May: Change of leadership risks delaying Brexit

May: Change of leadership risks delaying Brexit Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said his party would vote against May's deal when it came to parliament, but distanced himself from calls for a so-called people's vote on the final agreement. Former foreign minister Boris Johnson, who resigned in July over May's Brexit plans, said it was "either a tragic illusion or an attempt at deception" to think issues with the exit deal could be re... [Full Article...]

Trade war fears grow as United States and China clash

Trade war fears grow as United States and China clash Leaders pose for a family photo ahead of the retreat session during the APEC Summit in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea November 18, 2018. The two-day summit was punctuated by acrimony and underlined a rising rivalry between China and the West for influence in the usually neglected South Pacific. [Full Article...]

3 killed, 10 injured in explosion at Nirankari Bhawan in Amritsar

3 killed, 10 injured in explosion at Nirankari Bhawan in Amritsar The possibility of involvement of ISI-backed Khalistani/Kashmiri terror groups can't be ruled out, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said and promised that the state won't let the "forces of terror" destroy the hard earned peace. The attack comes three days after the state police was put on high alert following an input by its counter-intelligence wing, suggesting that some Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) t... [Full Article...]

May's Brexit Deal is Fatally Flawed - Former UK Brexit Minister

May's Brexit Deal is Fatally Flawed - Former UK Brexit Minister May's draft deal with the European Union was approved by her cabinet on Wednesday, but prompted a wave of resignations and criticism from lawmakers in her party, with many calling for a no-confidence vote. But for the UK's embattled prime minister, it's now all war and precious little peace. "In any case, as the EU Presidency, we have made all the preparations to move forward swiftly". [Full Article...]

Argentinian submarine found a year after it vanished with 44 aboard

Argentinian submarine found a year after it vanished with 44 aboard They are going to show us the photos. A massive worldwide search was launched after the submarine disappeared on November 15 a year ago but hopes of finding the crew alive were given up two weeks later and the search was scaled down. During the retrofitting, the vessel was cut in half and had its engines and batteries replaced. It was only several days into the tragedy that navy officials ... [Full Article...]

Grassley says he will be chairman of the Senate Finance Committee

Grassley says he will be chairman of the Senate Finance Committee There are now 21 judicial nominees awaiting a vote by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Senate Republican Conference rules limit service as chairman and ranking member to six years, which means Grassley is eligible to serve as the Finance Committee's chairman for one full congressional session. [Full Article...]

As Maldives Sheds China's Shadow, PM Modi Attends President's Swearing

As Maldives Sheds China's Shadow, PM Modi Attends President's Swearing Solih highlighted the pressing need for increased housing and infrastructure development as well as for establishing water and sewerage systems in the outlying islands. He is the seventh president of the Maldives and the third to be elected under the country's new Constitution. On arrival in the Maldivian capital, the PM was given a red carpet welcome and was received by Maldives Parliament Sp... [Full Article...]

May names Steve Barclay as new Brexit Secretary

May names Steve Barclay as new Brexit Secretary Detailed questioning suggests that although Tory councillors back Mrs May and want her deal to get through Parliament , they still do not think she has won Britain a good divorce settlement from the EU. The European Union's chief negotiator Michel Barnier had held a press conference after the EU published the entire draft agreement on November 14, reaffirming that the "UK will remain our friend... [Full Article...]

Trump Admin Moves Toward Recognizing Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

Trump Admin Moves Toward Recognizing Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights UN Ambassador Nikki Haley declared in a statement previewing the vote that "the United States will no longer abstain when the United Nations engages in its useless annual vote on the Golan Heights". Much the same argument has been made for maintaining Israeli security control, if not sovereignty, over the so-called "Palestinian occupied territories". [Full Article...]

Trump calls Central Intelligence Agency assessment of Khashoggi murder premature but possible

Trump calls Central Intelligence Agency assessment of Khashoggi murder premature but possible Before the briefing, President Trump stressed the importance of Saudi Arabia to the United States, as he has done since news of Khashoggi's killing emerged. Among those targeted for sanctions were Mohammed al-Otaibi, the diplomat in charge of the consulate, and Maher Mutreb, who was part of the crown prince's entourage on trips overseas. [Full Article...]

Amber Rudd's return is a surprising yet inevitable new dawn

Amber Rudd's return is a surprising yet inevitable new dawn And on Friday it was confirmed that the Prime Minister has appointed her to replace Ms McVey to lead the Department for Work and Pensions. After bolstering her Cabinet by bringing back former home secretary Amber Rudd , Mrs May warned that the so-called Norway and Canada models favoured by her most hardline critics would not solve the issue of the Irish border backstop. [Full Article...]

Trump to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Trump to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom The president called Elvis the "True King" of Rock and Roll and paused his speech while Presley's version of "How Great Thou Art" played on the sound system. "He was tough, strong", said President Donald Trump . Trump moved the embassy in May, and Sheldon Adelson, who had offered to personally fund the move, sat in the front row for the ceremony. [Full Article...]

#RakeAmericaGreatAgain: Twitter Users Respond to Trump’s Comments About Forest Management

#RakeAmericaGreatAgain: Twitter Users Respond to Trump’s Comments About Forest Management Paradise was home to almost 27,000 residents before it was largely incinerated by the blaze on the night of November 8. One of the places Trump visited Saturday was what remained of the Skyway Villa Mobile Home and RV Park in Paradise, California. [Full Article...]


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