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World News Spain's Socialists Lose Seats in Andalusia as Right Rises Amid Migration Fears
Author: 0 Spain's Socialists Lose Seats in Andalusia as Right Rises Amid Migration Fears

Spain's far-right Vox party won 12 seats in an election in Andalusia on Sunday and could end up as a kingmaker in the country's most populous region, according to preliminary results with nearly 98 percent of the vote counted. All eyes will now be on Vox which can try to use Andalusia as a springboard in next year's elections. Votes were widely distributed and it was arithmetically possible that the conservative PP and Ciudadanos could form a majority coalition with Vox's backing.

World News Michelle Obama memoir sells two million copies in two weeks
Author: 0 Michelle Obama memoir sells two million copies in two weeks

Michelle Obama's memoir Becoming is selling very well. Becoming , which came out on November 13, now has 3.4 million hardcover copies in print. The former first lady is now plugging it on a 10-city, 12-day USA tour, before jetting across the Atlantic to appear at sold-out events in London and Paris on December 3 and December 5 respectively.

Author: 0 Former president Bush’s service dog takes watch over casket in touching photo

Trump also tweeted to pay a personal tribute to Bush, writing: "President George H.W. Bush led a long, successful and handsome life". Funeral plans have been set for former president George H.W. Bush will be buried on Thursday in the grounds of his presidential library, at Texas A&M University in College Station, in his native Texas. His remains will lie in state in the Rotunda of the U.S.

World News Nick Jonas, Priyanka Chopra post wedding on social media
Author: 0 Nick Jonas, Priyanka Chopra post wedding on social media

For the event, the " Quantico " actress is said to have worn a red sari, whereas the pop star donned a turban and traditional attire. The couple and their families, including the bridesmaid and the Team Groom, opted for Ralph Lauren couture for the Christian wedding, pictures of which are yet to be shared.

World News The Brexit legal advice that could see Britain trapped in customs backstop
Author: 0 The Brexit legal advice that could see Britain trapped in customs backstop

Back in Britain, the premier was hit by the resignation of Science Minister Sam Gyimah, who slammed her Brexit deal in a lengthy Facebook post , while Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright appeared to go off-message, suggesting that if Parliament rejects May's agreement with the European Union , it could lead to a second referendum.

World News How George HW Bush and Barack Obama formed an unlikely bond
Author: 0 How George HW Bush and Barack Obama formed an unlikely bond

Bush is survived by his five living children - a sixth child, daughter Robin, died of leukemia before her fourth birthday - and 17 grandchildren. Former Soviet premier Mikhail Gorbachev wrote: "It was a time of great change, demanding great responsibility from everyone".

World News As load shedding hits, Ramaphosa discusses energy investment with Saudi prince
Author: 0 As load shedding hits, Ramaphosa discusses energy investment with Saudi prince

They confirmed and asserted their pride in the Crown Prince , who has overseen the Saudi Vision 2030 and led them in the march toward economic diversification and progress. they are an enormous support to us". President Donald Trump has also denied USA media reports that the Central Intelligence Agency believes such an operation would have needed the approval of Prince Mohammed, known as MBS.

World News G20 Summit: PM Modi meets French President Emmanuel Macron
Author: 0 G20 Summit: PM Modi meets French President Emmanuel Macron

In a message on his personal Twitter handle, Modi said he, Putin and Xi discussed "a wide range of subjects that would further cement the friendship between our nations and enhance world peace". "There is need to work together against financial fraudsters and fugitives". They all agreed that free, open, inclusive and rules-based order is essential for the regional peace and prosperity.

World News Paris Police Use Tear Gas on Protesters
Author: 0 Paris Police Use Tear Gas on Protesters

Demonstrators are also furious about President Emmanuel Macron's leadership, and in particular, his Government's broader economic policies. Speaking at Paris police headquarters, Mr Philippe said more than 5,000 protesters were on and around the Champs-Elysees avenue.

World News Trump’s ex-lawyer Michael Cohen does not deserve prison, judge told
Author: 0 Trump’s ex-lawyer Michael Cohen does not deserve prison, judge told

But Cohen admitted that he continued to brief Trump and Trump's family members about the project into June 2016, according to court papers that identify the president as "Individual 1". Trump this week accused Cohen of lying to spare himself time in prison - an allegation that is sure to be fueled by Cohen's request for a punishment that includes no time behind bars.

World News Iran Tests Ballistic Missile in Violation of UN Resolution
Author: 0 Iran Tests Ballistic Missile in Violation of UN Resolution

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi also said Iranian missiles were purely defensive and added, "There is no Security Council resolution prohibiting missile program and missile tests by Iran". Resolution 2231 was the Security Council's endorsement of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal , from which the Trump administration withdrew the USA from in May.

World News US calls China's tariffs on American autos 'egregious'
Author: 0 US calls China's tariffs on American autos 'egregious'

Kudlow referred to recent words from President Trump that a good possibility exists that the US and China can forge a trade deal, and Trump is open to it. "What would the United States do?" Tiffany (TIF ), McDonald's (MCD ), Starbucks (SBUX ), Nike (NKE ), Coach owner Tapestry (TPR ) and KFC parent Yum Brands (YUM ) all derived more than 10% of their latest sales from China.

World News House Democratic leader threatens to tie Mueller protections to spending bill
Author: 0 House Democratic leader threatens to tie Mueller protections to spending bill

USA lawmakers agreed earlier this year to fund most of the federal government in 2019, but the funding for the Department of Homeland Security, Justice Department, State Department and other federal agencies is set to expire on December 7. But several Democrats have said the party needs a new leadership, citing Pelosi as a divisive figure who's often attacked by Republicans. In Washington, Golden voted against Pelosi while Democratic Rep.

Author: 0 Macron visits Arc de Triomphe after worst Paris riots in a decade

The protesters angry over rising taxes and the high cost of living sprayed graffiti on the Arc de Triomphe, torched at least one vehicle, and broke through the metal fence of the Tuileries gardens. A demonstrator watches a burning auto near the Champs-Elysees avenue during a demonstration on Dec.1, 2018 in Paris . The protests first sprouted up in rural France among citizens who say higher fuel taxes are an urban luxury that they can not afford.

World News Israeli Police recommend bribery charges against Netanyahu & wife
Author: 0 Israeli Police recommend bribery charges against Netanyahu & wife

Police said there was evidence to charge Netanyahu with bribery, fraud, breach of trust and unlawful acceptance. Authorities allege Netanyahu awarded regulatory favours to Israel's leading telecommunications company, Bezeq Telecom Israel, in return for more positive coverage of him and his wife on a news website, Walla, owned by the company.

World News Chance of rain mixing with snow later today
Author: 0 Chance of rain mixing with snow later today

Back in the metro, rain showers will change to snow showers after dark, with snow showers continuing into Sunday . We've seen wind gusts as high as 53mph in the metro already this morning. Snow levels will fall to around 2,000'-2,500' Friday night, possible less in heavier rain and snow. Wind gust up to 40 miles per hour will be possible at times with mild highs in the low-mid 60's.

World News North Korean soldier defects to South despite easing tensions
Author: 0 North Korean soldier defects to South despite easing tensions

Also on Friday, an official from Seoul's Defense Ministry said the North and South Korean militaries completed removing 20 front-line guard posts and landmines from a border area where they plan to start their first-ever joint search for remains of soldiers killed during the 1950-53 Korean War.

Author: 0 Police seek couple who lost engagement ring in Times Square

It fell about 2.4 metres, police said. The NYPD has released pictures of the couple and the ring in the hope of reuniting them with the jewellery. The woman is blond, and the man is brown-haired and bearded and wearing a gray cap. According to police, the would-be groom was so excited after popping the question that he dropped his fiancée's ring on Friday evening before she could put it on.

World News Leaders react to the death of George HW Bush
Author: 0 Leaders react to the death of George HW Bush

Bush and praised his lifetime of service and his legacy. " Jeb , Neil , Marvin , Doro , and I are saddened to announce that after 94 remarkable years, our dear Dad has died", the statement said. "I have often told my children, 'If you want a role model in your life ― look to President George Herbert Walker Bush ". Theresa May said Mr Bush's ethos of public service had been "the guiding thread of his life and an example to us all".

World News Giant cow in Australia is actually real and going viral
Author: 0 Giant cow in Australia is actually real and going viral

This is why Knickers is so big; for whatever reason, he wasn't slaughtered when it would have made sense, and now it doesn't really make sense, and his owner , Geoff Pearson, seems to like having him around anyway. Size comes at a price, however, and Dozer suffers tendon issues in his back legs as they struggle to hold up his bulk. Instead, he will live until his natural death in a paddock that he shares with two other steers and a horse.

World News G4S: Briton among six killed after Kabul compound attacked
Author: 0 G4S: Briton among six killed after Kabul compound attacked

Earlier reports said the assault left 10 dead but Afghanistan's public health ministry spokesman Wahid Majroh said on Thursday that four of the dead were attackers. A gunfight ensued with Afghan forces as G4S staff took shelter in safe rooms and bunkers. Provincial authorities provided different figures, telling reporters on Wednesday the air raids in Garmser were carried out by the USA military and killed 30 civilians along with 16 Taliban fighters.

Author: 0 Mueller May Retry Manafort, Add New Obstruction Charges

When asked if he had ruled out a potential pardon for Manafort, Trump has demurred. While Manafort's attorneys have disagreed that he breached the deal, they have agreed with the prosecution to move ahead with sentencing. Manafort was convicted in August on eight charges involving tax fraud, bank fraud and hiding foreign bank accounts. Trump has spent recent weeks casting Mueller's team as hell-bent on destroying the lives of those in the president's orbit.

World News MBS welcomed at G-20; Trump under fire
Author: 0 MBS welcomed at G-20; Trump under fire

However, Trump made clear that he also wants to follow up on his historic June summit in Singapore as he tries to persuade the reclusive regime to give up its nuclear weapons. USA stocks closed higher on Friday on hopes that a deal could be reached. Over the years, the G20 has become a premier forum for worldwide economic cooperation.

Author: 0 White officer charged with murder in death of black neighbour

Amber Guyger , the former Texas police officer who killed her neighbor Botham Jean , has been indicted on a murder charge , according to the Dallas County district attorney's office. Still in her uniform, Guyger parked her auto in the complex and walked to what she believed was her apartment, according to an arrest warrant affidavit .

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