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World News Trump announces new chief of staff - via his Twitter account
Author: 0 Trump announces new chief of staff - via his Twitter account

John will be staying until the end of the year. But earlier this year, General Kelly was forced to deny he had called Mr Trump an "idiot". The media reported numerous stories of strife between John Kelly and the president, but both denied and rejected those reports often.

World News Murder? Remains of dad who vanished in 1961 found in family's basement
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But Michael said he wasn't surprised when he discovered them, having always believed George was down in the basement somewhere. "Of course, it's emotional, but we can handle it". Darress died in June in Laredo, Texas, at the age of 77, a funeral home there told Fox News. She died in 1998. According to records, Dorothy divorced Darress in 1983 after she suspected him of cheating on her and threw him out of the house four years earlier.

World News Armed police swoop in hunt for Strasbourg Christmas market gunman
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Interior Minister Christophe Castaner, speaking earlier from Strasbourg, said police had spotted a man matching the suspect's description in the city's Neudorf neighbourhood. Heitz gave more details about the police operation that led to Chekatt's death on Thursday evening after a two-day manhunt. French prosecutors said a terrorism investigation was opened, though authorities did not announce a motive for the bloodshed.

World News May tries to renegotiate Brexit deal in Brussels talks
Author: 0 May tries to renegotiate Brexit deal in Brussels talks

There could be an orderly or a disorderly Brexit. Blair has said it is perverse that Britain and the European Union are preparing for a potentially economically damaging Brexit without any deal, but not another referendum. The withdrawal agreement was to be put to vote in parliament on Tuesday this week, but May deferred it to January after the Christmas break to gain time to try and get assurances from the European Union over the "backstop", its most controversial provision rejected by ...

World News Taoiseach 'satisfied' with draft conclusions of summit
Author: 0 Taoiseach 'satisfied' with draft conclusions of summit

Asked whether the Luxembourg prime minister was in favour of a second referendum in the United Kingdom, he said "I would prefer a second referendum than no deal". After the meeting, according to the Times, Mr. Varadkar reiterated that renegotiating the Brexit withdrawal agreement was not an option. The Taoiseach said "I don't think we could agree to anything that would change the content of the treaty or the withdrawal agreement".

World News American student stabbed to death in the Netherlands, police say
Author: 0 American student stabbed to death in the Netherlands, police say

Papenheim, who had lived in the Netherlands for two years, was a psychology student at Erasmus University, a major she made a decision to go into after her brother died by suicide three years ago, her mom told KARE 11. Odegard recalled that her daughter often complained about her roommate's temper, and that he had lots of mood swings, FOX 9 reported. Her Facebook page was quickly flooded with messages from friends and fellow musicians explaining what she meant to them.

World News Pope Francis removes George Pell from inner sanctum
Author: 0 Pope Francis removes George Pell from inner sanctum

In a separate, unrelated matter, Javier Errazuriz, 85, has been accused by Chilean abuse survivors of having covered up for predator priests while he was archbishop of Santiago, a charge Cardinal Errazuriz has denied. "After a five-year term, these three have passed out for the moment". Mr Burke said the Pope had not named new cardinals to replace them on the advisory council, which was established in 2013 to help lead reform in the Vatican's bureaucracy.

World News Sri Lanka President Sirisena to appoint new PM by Monday
Author: 0 Sri Lanka President Sirisena to appoint new PM by Monday

On Wednesday, Wickremesinghe proved his majority in Parliament, with 117 out of 225 lawmakers in Parliament voting to pass a confidence motion in his leadership. Wickremesinghe and Rajapaksa both claim to be the prime ministers with the former claiming that his dismissal is invalid because he still holds a majority in the 225-member Parliament.

World News Rajapaksa to resign as Sri Lanka’s prime minister, says lawmaker
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Rajapaksa's legislator son Namal said he will quit Saturday "to ensure stability of the nation", after the Supreme Court ordered that he should not exercise the powers of the office he has claimed since October 26. Rajapakse failed to prove his majority in parliament and was twice defeated in no-confidence motions on November 14 and 16, but refused to step down.

World News Pope removes two cardinals from cabinet after sex abuse scandal
Author: 0 Pope removes two cardinals from cabinet after sex abuse scandal

The pope told Reuters last June in an interview that he planned to use the five-year anniversary of the C-9 to "to renew it a bit". The Vatican said on Wednesday that Francis had written to Chilean Cardinal Javier Errazuriz, Congolese Cardinal Laurent Mongengwo and Australian Cardinal George Pell in October.

Author: 0 May confronts Juncker in Thatcher-style ‘handbag moment’ over Brexit

Commenting on whether he will vote for Mrs May's withdrawal agreement in January, the Brexiteer MP said: "No, and I think there will be a large number of the Conservative Party's own backbenchers that will not be voting for it either". But the prime minister's Brexit deal - which was dramatically pulled from the House of Commons floor on Monday as it became clear Mrs May had no chance of passing it - is in tatters.

World News Santa on the naughty list after 'swearing at children'
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She said it was the smoke machine from Blow Your Whistle that had triggered the alarm. The woman said one of her friend's children became extremely distressed when "Santa told them to get the fuck out". Santa Claus made his annual visit to the pediatric ward at the University Hospital of Northern BC (UHNBC) with kids and other patients who are likely to spend the holidays away from home.

World News How the no-confidence vote gives Theresa May effective Brexit parliamentary minority
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Mrs May's hopes of a legally binding commitment on the backstop from the EU27 were dashed on Thursday, when Mr Juncker said there could be "no real changes" to the Withdrawal Agreement negotiated over 18 months. The Prime Minister told the summit that a package of assurances around the backstop could "change the dynamic" at Westminster. The EU has made clear that the backstop was their " insurance policy " to prevent a hard border on the island of Ireland and to preserve the " integrity " ...

World News Armoured truck spills money on highway, motorists rush to pick up bills
Author: 0 Armoured truck spills money on highway, motorists rush to pick up bills

In videos posted across social media, a man in uniform is seen running through traffic trying to collect money, while others exited their cars to do the same. In a statement, Brink's confirmed the truck belonged to the company and said an investigation is under way, but declined further comment. The East Rutherford police department said that around 8.30am, multiple 911 callers reported an armored truck spilling cash on the highway.

World News Pledge to limit tenure as speaker wins over Pelosi critics
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) will support a proposal to implement term limits for Democrats holding senior positions in the House of Representatives , her office announced Wednesday, a deal that will likely see her become the chamber's next speaker.

World News North and South Korean Soldiers Enter Each Other's Territory
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So, let's look at the facts and assess whether continued negotiations will result in the complete denuclearization of North Korea . Soldiers from North and South Korea are set to verify the dismantlement of guard posts in the demilitarised zone Wednesday, Seoul said, after crossing into each other's territory peacefully for the first time.

World News Ex-Trump aide Flynn does not deserve jail, lawyers say
Author: 0 Ex-Trump aide Flynn does not deserve jail, lawyers say

Flynn, who became Trump's national security adviser before he resigned in February 2017, has been cooperating with investigators since, though most of his 19 interviews with the special counsel team occurred early this year, a source close to Flynn has told ABC News.

World News Bolton: China and Russia 'Interfere with U.S. Military' in Africa
Author: 0 Bolton: China and Russia 'Interfere with U.S. Military' in Africa

Bolton also said that China was maneuvering to take over the Doraleh Container Terminal at the Port of Djibouti, potentially posing a threat to the resupply of Camp Lemonnier. As an example of Chinese leverage, he said Zambia was in debt for up to $10bn to China, which was poised to take over Zambia's national power company to recoup the debt.

World News Dozens of bomb threats by ‘Bitcoin scammers’ hit several U.S. states
Author: 0 Dozens of bomb threats by ‘Bitcoin scammers’ hit several U.S. states

The sender claimed to have had an associate plant a small bomb in the recipient's building and that the only way to stop him from setting it off was by making an online payment of $20,000 in Bitcoin . There are reports of these emails being received throughout the U.S.A and contain subject lines similar to "My device is inside your building", "No need to be heroic", or "Rescue service will complicate the situation".

World News Police respond to threat at Columbine high school
Author: 0 Police respond to threat at Columbine high school

The person claimed to be hiding outside with a gun. Later, the police said they had found no evidence of any explosive devices being planted at the school. Parents are asked not to come to any of the schools to take students home because the children are not being let out due to the lockdowns. The high school massacre occurred on April 20, 1999 and was the deadliest school shooting ever in the U.S at the time.

World News Alleged Russian spy Maria Butina cooperating ahead of plea hearing Thursday
Author: 0 Alleged Russian spy Maria Butina cooperating ahead of plea hearing Thursday

In a letter dated March 30, 2016, Butina refers to a conversation between Torshin and Putin, writing that Torshin " suggested to President Putin that he consider coming to the Prayer Breakfast next year, February 2017, and Pres. Russian officials have strenuously defended Butina, asserting that the US case was exaggerated or outright false. Prosecutors wrote that "the government's understanding of this particular text conversation was mistaken", according to court filings.

World News Fans mourn TV star, 35, who took her own life
Author: 0 Fans mourn TV star, 35, who took her own life

Will keep you updated. It is unclear whether the complications caused by Starr's surgery contributed to her decision to end her life. The FOX 2 Detroit meteorologist's co-star Roop Raj, 42, broke the news on Twitter , writing: "It is with a heavy heart that I post this".

World News Bomb plot suspect traveled to CO
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She is now in custody on one count of transportation of explosives and explosive material for the purposes of harming others and property. "This case demonstrates terrorism comes in many guises", said Justin E. Lecron was arrested with 21-year-old Damon Joseph , of Holland. He was arrested Friday after he received two AR-15 rifles from an undercover agent and was charged with attempting to provide material support to IS.

World News Theresa May to meet Angela Merkel for crisis Brexit talks
Author: 0 Theresa May to meet Angela Merkel for crisis Brexit talks

In her speech, May added the government will step up its planning for a no-deal Brexit . She told MPs no deal with Europe was possible without a backstop clause in the agreement. May is nevertheless expected in Brussels later Tuesday for talks with the president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker and the president of the European Council, Donald Tusk .

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