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World News Key Takeaways From The Wisconsin Legislature's Extraordinary Session
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The GOP held a similar power grab two years ago in North Carolina, and it's expected that the same will happen in MI before another Democratic governor takes office there. A Republican-controlled legislative committee planned a public hearing immediately followed by a vote Monday to set up approval in the state Senate and Assembly on Tuesday.

World News US, China trade war sees a pause
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Trump, speaking to reporters on Air Force One after the plane departed Argentina, said his agreement with Xi, will go down "as one of the largest deals ever made". And Saturday's truce also contained an ultimatum. These include China stopping a host of trade barriers, intellectual property theft and other actions that Washington say make fair trade impossible.

World News Khashoggi murder: Central Intelligence Agency chief Haspel 'to brief Congress'
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The sharp response from prominent Senate Republicans will increase the pressure on President Trump, who has defended the crown prince and the US relationship with Saudi Arabia. He emerged saying that, "if the crown prince went in front of a jury, he would be convicted in 30 minutes". The Senate could take a vote on proceeding to the Yemen resolution next week.

World News Migrants Breach the U.S. Border Fence in a Bid for Asylum
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US President Donald Trump has lashed out at the migrants, calling them an "invasion", which he said threatened to "overrun" the US. This is in large part because the caravan organizers promised them they could get into the US and stay there as their asylum case was heard.

World News US Gives Russia A 60-Day Ultimatum To Comply With Nuclear Treaty
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Pompeo said there is "complete unity" among NATO members on this decision, and it comes after the Foreign Ministers of NATO released a joint statement that says Russia's development and deployment specifically of the 9M729 missile system "poses significant risks to Euro-Atlantic security" and "is in material breach of its obligations under the INF Treaty", paving the way for US withdrawal.

World News English couple thank NYPD for finding lost ring
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Drennan then called NY police on Sunday. "Help us find them?" Times Square's official website even offers help for people who want to go big with a proposal on one of its famous billboards. John Drennan and Daniella Anthony were visiting New York City from the United Kingdom after Thanksgiving. The couple was finally informed about the whole hullabaloo happening around their ring on Twitter and they were reunited with the ring.

World News Central Intelligence Agency chief Haspel to brief Senate on Khashoggi killing
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The CIA briefing comes after several United States lawmakers were angered last week when Haspel was not included in a briefing on Saudi Arabia. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis led the earlier briefing and tried to dissuade senators from punishing Saudi Arabia with a resolution to curtail US backing for the Saudi-led war in Yemen.

World News Sri Lanka's ousted PM likens president to Hitler
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The petitioners claim that Mahinda Rajapaksa is not legally entitled to hold office of Prime Minister under the 19th Amendment of the Constitution. Ousted prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said 29 October that his controversial sacking has left Sri Lanka in a power vacuum and demanded that parliament be allowed to end a standoff with the president.

World News Bush Family Does Not Want Repeat of McCain Funeral
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On Wednesday, family and friends will gather at the National Cathedral in Washington for an 11 a.m ET memorial service. "All his years in public service were characterized by kindness, modesty and patriotism", Pence said. "A great love story began at that Christmas dance when George Bush met Barbara Pierce, and the grace and virtue they taught their children have enriched this nation through a family of leaders", McConnell said as Bush's family, including former President George W.

Author: 0 Top EU legal official says United Kingdom can unilaterally cancel Brexit

In order to revoke Article 50, the opinion says the United Kingdom would have to formally notify the European Council, respect national constitutional requirements - which in the United Kingdom would mean an act of parliament , and finally the revocation would have to take place within the two-year period since Article 50 was triggered.

World News IDF Operation on Lebanon Border Destroys Hezbollah Attack Tunnels
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The military said the tunnels were not yet operational but posed "an imminent threat" to Israeli civilians, and constituted "a flagrant and severe violation of Israeli sovereignty". The tunnels are concentrated in the area around Metula, a small Israeli town of around 1,000 people nestled against the border with Lebanon. Since their last fought war in 2006, Hezbollah has strengthened its military capabilities significantly with an estimated arsenal of some 100,000 and 120,000 short-and ...

World News First Muslim country that wins title of 'Most powerful passport'
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The ministry launched the UAE Passport Force initiative to place the Emirati passport on the list of the five most powerful passports in the world by 2021, but achieved this goal three years early. tied for third place with their citizens able to access 165 destinations without a visa. Denmark was 4th, followed by Sweden, Finland, Luxembourg, France, Italy with the Netherlands rounding up the Top 10 .

World News Saudi crown prince arrives in Algeria
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They also have a record of the prince talking about "making arrangements" to deal with Khashoggi from 2017. In the following days, the Central Intelligence Agency concluded that Khashoggi's murder was ordered by the Saudi crown prince. They also addressed regional developments. "He is responsible for the death of a large number of children and civilians in Yemen , the jailing of many Saudi citizens who did not commit a crime, and lastly, the crime against Jamal Khashoggi", he said.

World News Pakistan says Trump seeks help on Taliban talks
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Earlier, during an address in a ceremony related to government's 100 days, PM Imran said he will give eggs ‎and chickens to rural women so they can start their own poultry business. Trump's letter came as the U.S. announced Zalmay Khalilzad will make another visit starting this week as special envoy to the region. The State Department said Khalilzad will also travel to Kabul, Russia, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Belgium, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, where the Taliban has stationed its ...

World News One child killed in deadly bus crash
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The youth football team had played in a championship game in Dallas before the bus crash took place. State police confirmed the bus was carrying a youth football team from Memphis. THV11 identified one of the teams on the bus as the Memphis Wolfpack. It was found on its side near the Hot Springs exit on I-30. The bus driver survived the crash and is being questioned by state troopers, according to a news release from ASP.

World News Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush dies at 94
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In January 1945 he married Barbara Pierce, with whom he went on to have six children - George, Robin (who died as a child), John (also known as Jeb), Neil, Marvin, and Dorothy. Before getting the keys to the White House, he served eight years as the vice president of Republican icon Ronald Reagan. The current president noted Bush's service in the second world war, at the Central Intelligence Agency and in political office.

World News A look at the G-20 summit in Argentina
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During a meeting with Xi in the capital of Argentina , Abe said he hopes that the United States and Chinese leaders will have a fruitful discussion, according to the Japanese official. " Climate change presents numerous challenges to sustaining and enhancing crop productivity, livestock health, and the economic vitality of rural communities", the report reads, adding that water supplies in the USA could also be impacted by climate change.

World News Trump calls for his former lawyer Michael Cohen to be jailed
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Trump insisted that Cohen, who has reportedly spoken with Mueller's team for over 70 hours, "makes up stories", adding that he "lied for this outcome and should, in my opinion, serve a full and complete sentence ". - President Donald Trump is calling for a "full and complete" sentence for his longtime lawyer Michael Cohen . Stone appeared on ABC's "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" on Sunday and said he would refuse to go against the president.

World News Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari denies dying and being replaced by lookalike
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The rumours emerged after Mr Buhari , who has always been dogged by questions about his health, spent months in the United Kingdom a year ago seeking medical treatment for an undisclosed ailment. Presidential spokesman Garba Shehu said on Facebook that a Nigerian at a meeting in Krakow on Sunday had asked Buhari if he was real or "the much talked about "Jubril from Sudan" - his supposed double" - prompting the President to affirm his identity.

World News ISIS leader behind beheading of American is killed in airstrike
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Coalition forces conducted "precision strikes" on Sunday against IS leaders in south-east Syria, including Umarayn, the USA military said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said coalition forces fired "more than 14 missiles" at a Syrian army convoy as it was passing through the desert.

World News President George HW Bush Dead at 94
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America's farewell to Bush will begin with his remains being flown aboard the presidential Boeing 747 - made available at President Donald Trump's direction - from Houston to Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, on Monday. Roberto Molina, whose family owns Molina's Cantina, one of Bush's favourite Tex-Mex restaurants in Houston, said he remembers Bush's kindness to his staff whenever he would stop by to eat.

World News Merkel: Russia can't block Ukraine's ports
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For the duration of martial law, Ukrainian authorities barred entry to all Russian men aged 16 to 60 in a move the Ukrainian leader said was needed to prevent Russia from further destabilizing the country. Ukraine's leader has called on Germany and its allies to boost their naval presence in the Black Sea to deter Russian Federation from further aggression in the region.

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