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World News Trump Grades Himself: 'A+ ... Can I Go Higher Than That?'
Author: 0 Trump Grades Himself: 'A+ ... Can I Go Higher Than That?'

Asked about how he makes decisions at the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office, President Donald Trump told " Fox News Sunday " host Chris Wallace: "I don't think about them". "I don't know what happened to all those votes that disappeared at the very end". He also touted his campaigning for Republican candidates in key races, and said that until he "put a spotlight" on the Senate race in Florida, Republican Rick Scott would have lost the election.

Author: 0 Finland President Says He Talked Forest Surveillance, Not Rakes, With Trump

And there are fears that the eventual death toll will rise much higher, with nearly 1,300 people still unaccounted for. Butte county sheriff Kory Honea has stressed that the roster has been built up from missing person reports from calls, reports and emails since the fire began on 8 November.

World News Theresa May tells plotters that plans would not resolve problems
Author: 0 Theresa May tells plotters that plans would not resolve problems

Speaking at the same conference, opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will describe the deal as "a botched, worst-of-all-worlds deal which is bad for Britain, leaving the country in an indefinite halfway house without a real say". As for a potential leadership challenge, the BBC reports that there are now 24 Conservative MPs who have publicly handed in letters. May said Corbyn was "playing party politics" with Brexit.

World News Apec divided over trade, fails to issue joint statement
Author: 0 Apec divided over trade, fails to issue joint statement

But he insisted the summit had still been a success and allowed leaders to have "fruitful discussions ... and exchange frank views". A diplomat involved in the negotiation process said tensions rose between the USA and China with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi objecting to certain wording in the draft document of the joint agreement.

World News Amritsar attack: Wont let forces of terror destroy peace vows CM Amarinder
Author: 0 Amritsar attack: Wont let forces of terror destroy peace vows CM Amarinder

Punjab police said Sunday the attack appears to be a "terrorist act". Soon after the attack, the chief minister reviewed the law and order situation in the state and asked the state home secretary, director general of police, director generals, law & order and intelligence, to rush to Rajasansi in Amritsar to supervise the ongoing probe into the grenade attack, an official spokesman said here.

World News Argentine sub San Juan imploded hours after vanishing
Author: 0 Argentine sub San Juan imploded hours after vanishing

On Friday night, Ocean Infinity , a private American search company, located the submarine at a depth of 907m (2,975ft). Ocean Infinity, a USA company specializing in deep water search and recovery, began looking for the ARA San Juan in September, using autonomous underwater vehicles operated by a team on board its ship Seabed Constructor , the firm said.

World News British PM heading for Brussels for talks on future ties
Author: 0 British PM heading for Brussels for talks on future ties

Theresa May's "deal"' is in two parts - a withdrawal agreement that includes half-baked proposals for a backstop, and a political declaration that is incredibly vague and opens the gate to a hard Tory Brexit. British Prime Minister Theresa May says if politicians reject her Brexit deal , it will set the country on "a path of deep and grave uncertainty".

World News Grassley To Leave Judiciary Committee For Finance, Clearing Way For Graham
Author: 0 Grassley To Leave Judiciary Committee For Finance, Clearing Way For Graham

According to a Friday Politico report , Grassley will return to the Finance Committee chairmanship to take the gavel from the retiring Sen. Lindsey Graham , R-S.C.to become the next Judiciary chairman. Senate Republicans confirmed Grassley this week for the post of president pro tempore in the new session, putting him third in the line of succession to the presidency.

World News U.S. opposes U.N. Golan resolution, wins Israeli praise
Author: 0 U.S. opposes U.N. Golan resolution, wins Israeli praise

In a statement Thursday, Ambassador Nikki Haley cited the resolution's "anti-Israel bias" - a key focus of her tenure at the United Nations - as one reason to oppose it. "Further, the atrocities the Syrian regime continues to commit prove its lack of fitness to govern anyone", Haley added. The non-binding resolution is voted on annually by the UN General Assembly's Third Committee.

World News Theresa May warns getting rid of her risks delaying Brexit
Author: 0 Theresa May warns getting rid of her risks delaying Brexit

Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said his party would vote against May's deal when it came to parliament and the government should go back to Brussels for further negotiations. "The answer to your question is no". It was not an easy ride. May stood by her plan. "Of course it has been a tough week, actually these negotiations have been tough right from the start, but they were always going to get even more hard right toward the end when we are coming to that conclusion".

World News Trump says report on Khashoggi's death coming in 2 days
Author: 0 Trump says report on Khashoggi's death coming in 2 days

President Donald Trump on Saturday called a Central Intelligence Agency assessment blaming Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi "very premature" and said he will receive a complete report on the case on Tuesday.

World News Amber Rudd Appointed As The New Work And Pensions Secretary
Author: 0 Amber Rudd Appointed As The New Work And Pensions Secretary

The government says it "completely disagrees" with the United Nations report, but in the Daily Mirror's view, it could not have painted a bleaker picture of austerity Britain. He has been congratulated on Twitter by Chief Secretary to the Treasury Liz Truss, who said he was "a star" when he worked in her department. Asked what Mrs May would say to victims of the Windrush scandal who might feel the Hastings & Rye MP's rehabilitation had come too soon, the PM's official spokesman said: ...

World News Brexit: EU cautions Britain against seeking to renegotiate draft deal
Author: 0 Brexit: EU cautions Britain against seeking to renegotiate draft deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May told rebellious politicians in her Conservative Party on Sunday that ousting her would not help the progress of the Brexit negotiations. All opposition parties have vowed to oppose the deal, with only a small handful of rebel Labour MPs set to support the government. "The national interest, I think, says that we should rally in her support".

World News Netanyahu’s main coalition partner pushes for early election
Author: 0 Netanyahu’s main coalition partner pushes for early election

He said Netanyahu's Gaza policy is strengthening Hamas. Netanyahu had met the education minister, Naftali Bennett, who wanted the defence ministry post in the rightwing government, but the meeting ended with a decision by cabinet members to hold national polls, which were previously due in November 2019.

World News Homeless Samaritan tale raised $400K. Police say it's a lie
Author: 0 Homeless Samaritan tale raised $400K. Police say it's a lie

Bobbitt and because D'Amico knew she was a very kind person also a bit naive they set up", said Gerrow. "[McClure] did not run out of gas on an I-95 off-ramp, and [Bobbitt] did not spend his last $20 to help her", Coffina said. She was among the more than 14,000 people who contributed to the campaign, which raised over $400,000 previous year. Ernest Badway, an attorney for D'Amico and McClure, declined to comment.

World News American detained in North Korea deported back to USA, official says
Author: 0 American detained in North Korea deported back to USA, official says

He confessed to have entered the North under the direction of the US Central Intelligence Agency, the KCNA said. Josh Pollack of the Middlebury Institute of International Studies told CNN the weapons test represented Kim Jong-un "tiptoeing towards a more aggressive posture in negotiations with the U.S." and "signaling that he's not going to give way and can simply return to his old practices".

World News Is a 'hard' Brexit the best deal for the UK?
Author: 0 Is a 'hard' Brexit the best deal for the UK?

Gove has decided not to follow two other Cabinet ministers and resign over May's Brexit deal with the European Union , according to multiple media reports. Just one in five (21 per cent) strongly supported and a further quarter (26 per cent) somewhat supported the draft withdrawal agreement . The 585-page document sets out the terms of the UK's departure and includes details such as how much money will be paid to the European Union, details of the transition period and citizens rights.

World News Stormy Daniels says Avenatti accusations are ‘very troubling’
Author: 0 Stormy Daniels says Avenatti accusations are ‘very troubling’

I can only hope that Alyssa Milano will apologize if it does turn out that Avenatti was wrongfully accused. "If it proves to be true, I'll disavow him". "I am not going to be intimidated from stopping what I am doing", Avenatti said upon his release from police custody. "Michael has always been a loving kind father to our two daughters and husband".

World News Scientists vote to redefine the kilogram in France
Author: 0 Scientists vote to redefine the kilogram in France

Explained: How much is a kilogram? Many decades ago, scientists began to demand a more precise, more stable measurement system. "We can now measure everything more accurately using knowledge of how the universe operates at the atomic level than we can using objects we can can see and feel".

World News Pres. Trump heading to California as wildfire death tolls climbs to 74
Author: 0 Pres. Trump heading to California as wildfire death tolls climbs to 74

The Camp Fire - the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in state history - has destroyed about 9,700 homes and scorched 146,000 acres (an increase of 5,000 acres Friday). The blaze has burned 231 square miles (598 square kilometers) and is 55 percent contained. Rain was forecast for mid-week, which could help firefighters but also complicate the challenging search for remains.

World News 'Trolley man' hailed as hero in Melbourne attack appears in court
Author: 0 'Trolley man' hailed as hero in Melbourne attack appears in court

But it also brought him to the attention of police who wanted to speak to him for a series of burglaries in St Kilda and the CBD. On Saturday , police said Rogers, 46, nicknamed "Trolley Man" on social media, had been charged with two counts of burglary, two counts of theft and committing an indictable offence while on bail.

World News Democrat Gillum concedes Florida governor's race, congratulates DeSantis
Author: 0 Democrat Gillum concedes Florida governor's race, congratulates DeSantis

Gillum initially conceded the Governor's race on election night last Tuesday, but retracted the concession after it became apparent that there would be a recount. Counties have until noon on Sunday to report official results to the U.S. Department of State. Ultimately, Gillum trailed DeSantis by more than 30,000 votes.

World News Betsy DeVos proposes major overhaul to campus sexual misconduct rules
Author: 0 Betsy DeVos proposes major overhaul to campus sexual misconduct rules

The rule would also limit university liability by requiring investigations for incidents occurring on school grounds or areas overseen by the institution, and would require equal opportunity for appeals. Some college leaders complained that the rules were too complex and could be overly burdensome. Under Obama's previous Title IX guidance, schools would charge a student as guilty based on a "preponderance of the evidence" standard - meaning the allegation is "more likely than not" true.

World News Devotees throng Indian flashpoint temple, but no women
Author: 0 Devotees throng Indian flashpoint temple, but no women

The Travancore Devaswom Board, which manages the Sabarimala shrine, on Friday made a decision to approach the Supreme Court seeking more time to implement its order allowing women in the menstrual age to offer prayers at the Lord Ayyappa temple.

World News Argentinian submarine found a year after it vanished with 44 aboard
Author: 0 Argentinian submarine found a year after it vanished with 44 aboard

Naval officials said global organizations helping to search for the missing vessel a year ago detected a noise that could have been the submarine imploding. During the retrofitting, the vessel was cut in half and had its engines and batteries replaced. Macri promised a full investigation after the submarine was lost.

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