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World News Backstop must be removed if DUP to support May - Foster
Author: 0 Backstop must be removed if DUP to support May - Foster

Ms Foster said she did not believe Mrs May would have the numbers. The prospects for the deal going through now look bleak, with the DUP, Labour , the SNP and Lib Dems opposing the deal. Nigel Dodds MP is deputy leader of the DUP. "The published withdrawal agreement portrays a pitiful and pathetic place for the United Kingdom. locked into an European Union straitjacket, divided and diminished", deputy DUP leader Nigel Dodds told the conference.

Author: 0 United States senator disagrees with Trump over CIA's Khashoggi assessment

It undermines our authority and the authority of our values across the planet". "It could very well be that the crown prince had knowledge of this tragic event - maybe he did and maybe he didn't!" Schiff says Trump is telegraphing to despots he will have "their back" if they praise or do business with him.

World News U.K. Parliament Seizes Internal Facebook Documents: Guardian
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The UK Parliment has confiscated all the internal documents of Facebook in an investigation to answer the privacy concerns around the social network. The Guardian says that the founder was then escorted to parliament and told that fines and prison time could be in his future should he continue to resist.

World News California's Deadliest Wildfire That Killed At Least 85 People Now Tamed
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Searchers wore yellow rain slickers and hard hats to protect against falling branches Friday as they looked for clues that may indicate someone couldn't get out of their home, such as a auto in the driveway or a wheelchair ramp. It was on November 8th that the fire began in the Sierra Nevada foothills and within a day it had destroyed most of the town of Paradise. It dropped an estimated 7 inches (18 centimeters) of rain over the burn area during a three-day period without causing significant ...

World News Saudi crown prince begins second leg of Arab tour
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Saudi Arabia has warned criticism of the crown prince is a "red line". "We don't know, but it would be irresponsible not to find out", Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the ranking Democrat and expected new chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said on " State of the Union ", accusing Trump of being "dishonest" about the crown prince's involvement.

World News Indian town tense as thousands of Hindus gather near disputed religious site
Author: 0 Indian town tense as thousands of Hindus gather near disputed religious site

Tens of thousands of Hindus have gathered in a northern Indian city, renewing calls to build a Hindu temple on a site where a mosque was attacked and demolished in 1992, sparking deadly communal violence. But the top court has sought more time and the heavily fortified site, which looks like a small garrison town, is under its control. The delay has disappointed India's majority Hindu community, which cannot wait endlessly for a verdict, said Sharad Sharma, spokesman for the Vishwa Hindu ...

World News Ex-Trump campaign adviser loses bid to delay prison sentence
Author: 0 Ex-Trump campaign adviser loses bid to delay prison sentence

Moss also said the challenge of Mueller's investigation as unlawful in a separate case would likely succeed. "Based on the reasoning contained in those opinions, the Court concludes that the prospect that the D.C. Papadopoulos' sentence, issued by Moss on September 7, was far less than the maximum six-month sentence sought by the government but more than the probation that Papadopoulos and his lawyers had asked for.

World News John McDonnell: Labour should form minority government if May deal fails
Author: 0 John McDonnell: Labour should form minority government if May deal fails

McDonnell said while the Finance Bill - which implements the government's Budget - was usually the most significant piece of legislation, in the current parliament it was the Brexit deal that mattered most. East Lothian MP Martin Whitfield said: "For Theresa May to understand that all of the parties that are in opposition are as one on this is useful for her to know".

World News Trump lawyer confident he'll win in charity suit
Author: 0 Trump lawyer confident he'll win in charity suit

After the court's decision Friday, Amy Spitalnick, a spokesperson for New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood , said on Twitter the suit shows "the Trump Foundation functioned as a personal piggy bank to serve Trump's business & political interests".

World News Russian military intelligence chief Korobov dies
Author: 0 Russian military intelligence chief Korobov dies

Igor Korobov , the head of the Russian military intelligence agency accused of the Skripal poisoning , has died in Moscow aged 62. Under his tenure the GRU has become a byword for Russian meddling in Western affairs. The ease by which British intelligence and the investigative reporting website Bellingcat positively identified the two GRU field operatives who were responsible for the attack may have contributed to Korobov, a recipient of the Hero of Russian Federation, the nation's ...

World News Winter storm to bring heavy snow and disrupt travel
Author: 0 Winter storm to bring heavy snow and disrupt travel

A Winter Storm Warning has been issued by The National Weather Service for Lee, McHenry, Ogle, Winnebago, Boone, and DeKalb counties from 6 a.m. Sunday to 12 a.m. Sunday, will impact the following IL counties: Winnebago, Boone, McHenry, Lake Lee, Ogle, DeKalb, Kane, DuPage, Cook, LaSalle, Kendall, Grundy and Will.

World News Wife of jailed spy Matthew Hedges has asked the UAE for clemency
Author: 0 Wife of jailed spy Matthew Hedges has asked the UAE for clemency

Hedges' wife says he was arrested at Dubai's airport on May 5 after spending two weeks in the U.A.E. studying the impact of the Arab Spring uprisings on the country's foreign policy and security strategy. Ms Tejada said: I am very hopeful that the UAE rulers will take into consideration Matt's family and my plea for his freedom. "We live in a unsafe neighborhood and national security must be a top priority", said Almazroui, adding that everyone had the right to request a pardon.

World News Migrants defy Trump at Mexico border as USA forces flex muscle
Author: 0 Migrants defy Trump at Mexico border as USA forces flex muscle

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Wednesday that he had been granted authority to allow troops on the Mexican border greater powers to help protect border officials, and would await direction from the Department of Homeland Security. He said he had the authority to do so by executive order and claimed he'd already used it earlier this week. "We actually just closed it", Trump said.

World News Mississauga jewellers fight off robbers with swords
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CBC reported that Arjun Kumar, the son of the store's owner, said that when he and the employees saw the robbers coming in, they rushed them with swords that were gifts from a friend of the family. Marttini said the suspects fled in a dark-coloured Dodge Durango northbound down Airport Road. None of the suspects or employees were injured and no property was stolen during the incident, police said.

World News Family Forgives Tribal Members Who Allegedly Killed American 'Missionary'
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In a social media post , Chau's family called on authorities to release his friends in the Andaman Islands saying they did not blame anyone for his death. Chau estimated the island had about 250 inhabitants, with at least 10 people living in each hut. The 2011 survey only spotted 15 Sentinelese on they island - the count was done from a distance due to the danger in approaching the tribe.

World News Camp Fire death toll rises to 84 people
Author: 0 Camp Fire death toll rises to 84 people

At least 84 people died in the so-called Camp Fire which started more than two weeks ago, and as many as 560 are believed missing . The first winter storm to hit Northern California has dropped 2 to 4 inches of rain over the area scorched by a wildfire that killed at least 84 people.

World News China says WTO faces 'profound crisis', urges reform
Author: 0 China says WTO faces 'profound crisis', urges reform

China wants to make a deal. U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has played down the likelihood of a grand bargain and said the U.S. still plans to increase tariffs on US$250 billion worth of Chinese exports on January 1. "We hope the summit could further strengthen consensus of all sides on supporting multilateralism". China rejected fresh USA accusations of perpetuating "unfair" trade practices and urged Washington on Thursday to stop making provocations, showing little sign of backing down ...

World News Russian Federation blames Syrian Islamist extremists for chlorine gas attack
Author: 0 Russian Federation blames Syrian Islamist extremists for chlorine gas attack

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has lashed out at Western countries for keeping silent on a recent chemical attack carried out by the foreign-backed militants in Syria's northern city of Aleppo. State news agency SANA said on Sunday that 107 people were injured, including children, after militants hit three districts with projectiles containing gases that caused choking.

World News Trump Begins Thanksgiving by Renewing Spat with Chief Justice
Author: 0 Trump Begins Thanksgiving by Renewing Spat with Chief Justice

And while Roberts chided Trump for seeing Obama and Clinton justices versus Bush and Trump justices, the partisan divide keeps popping up in Supreme Court decisions. It was unclear what Trump meant when he said things would change. But on the question of how it actually works, though, the president is more correct than Roberts - up to a point.

World News Mexico's new government agrees to Trump's 'asylum waiting room' plan
Author: 0 Mexico's new government agrees to Trump's 'asylum waiting room' plan

No longer)", Trump wrote. The plan had been negotiated last week by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and other USA officials during a meeting in Houston with reps of Mexican President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador, according to The Washington Post .

World News Protestors in Paris fuel price demonstrations clash with police
Author: 0 Protestors in Paris fuel price demonstrations clash with police

Tense clashes on the Champs-Elysees that ended by dusk Saturday saw police face off with demonstrators who burned plywood, wielded placards reading "Death to Taxes " and upturned a large vehicle. Demonstrations, referred to as the "yellow vest movement", began on November 8 after almost 300,000 protestors created 2,000 roadblocks across France.

World News Death toll from Uganda cruise boat accident jumps to 29
Author: 0 Death toll from Uganda cruise boat accident jumps to 29

By Sunday morning, at least 23 bodies had been recovered from Lake Victoria, where a boat capsized on Saturday afternoon. Early Sunday a police helicopter hovered low over the spot where the boat sank, as a team of divers searched for bodies under calm waters.

World News Bomb blast rips through mosque in afghanistan, 26 people dead
Author: 0 Bomb blast rips through mosque in afghanistan, 26 people dead

Shortly after the attack, Captain Abdullah, an army spokesman in Khost , specified that the explosion was a suicide bombing which left at least 10 dead and 15 wounded. Based on the account of the brigade commander who was present at the time of the blast, Maj. Afghanistan has been struggling to achieve stability for years as central authorities have been fighting the Taliban movement and a number of terrorist organizations, including the Islamic State terrorist group (banned in Russia) ...

World News UAE to consider 'clemency' in case of convicted Briton
Author: 0 UAE to consider 'clemency' in case of convicted Briton

The nation's Ambassador to the UK, Sulaiman Almazroui, revealed an appeal had been made and expressed hope that an "amicable solution" could be reached. Or watch the full press conference in the player above. The UAE foreign ministry also responded saying it hoped for "amicable solution to the Matthew Hedges case".

World News Hour-long shootout at Chinese consulate in Pakistan kills guards and civillians
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Furthermore, the BLA in conjunction with another separatist group, the Baloch Liberation Front (BLF), killed two Pakistani paramilitary soldiers on October 26. "They tried to get inside, but the Rangers and police killed one of the terrorists", Shaikh said. Two policemen, ASI Ashraf Dawood and Constable Amir, were martyred in the operation to foil the attack.

World News Woman Killed in Reported Domestic Dispute at Ocala Walmart
Author: 0 Woman Killed in Reported Domestic Dispute at Ocala Walmart

The suspect is in custody after suffering a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the Ocala Police Department said on Twitter . He then fled on a bicycle and then shot himself, police said. The name of the woman hasn't been released, pending notification of her family. The man left the store after the shooting. They identified three people; two were treated at the scene for stress and a third person was injured during evacuations of the store.

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