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World News Acting U.S. attorney general won't recuse himself from Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Acting U.S. attorney general won't recuse himself from Russian Federation probe

Whitaker has decided he does not need to recuse himself. It showed that although Whitaker was not required to step aside from the investigation, the issue wasn't so clear cut. The ethics officials did not find any requirement to recuse under that analysis. "The Acting Attorney General's refusal to recuse himself over supervision of the Mueller probe is a big scandal".

World News Erdogan tells Turkish youths: 'Jews in Israel' beat Palestinian women, kids
Author: 0 Erdogan tells Turkish youths: 'Jews in Israel' beat Palestinian women, kids

In fact, Jews don't kick men but also women and children when they fall on the ground", he told young Turks at an Istanbul meeting of the Turkey Youth Foundation. In its more than 30-year terror campaign against Turkey, the PKK - listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the USA and the European Union - has been responsible for the deaths of almost 40,000 people.

World News Santa Tracker Will Still Run Despite Government Shutdown
Author: 0 Santa Tracker Will Still Run Despite Government Shutdown

So, remind your boys and girls to stay on their best behavior because Santa will be here in just a few days. From the history behind NORAD's holiday role to finding out what time you can expect an appearance down your chimney, here is everything you need to know about Santa's journey to deliver gifts.

World News Tsunami Wave Crashes Onto Concert While Famous Band Still Performing
Author: 0 Tsunami Wave Crashes Onto Concert While Famous Band Still Performing

In videos shared on social media, Seventeen can be seen dancing around on a stage with a crowd of fans looking on, before the band members and their equipment are washed away. Two people are missing, he said earlier. The Indonesian geophysics agency says the Anak Krakatoa volcano erupted about 24 minutes before the tsunami.

World News Christmas travel weather will be mostly tranquil
Author: 0 Christmas travel weather will be mostly tranquil

Rain will stretch from Northern California to Seattle, with snow inland, during the day and evening Sunday. Temperatures will top out into the lower and middle 30s. Some of these storms could gain severe status on Thursday, as temperatures will be in the 70s, CAPE values will be near 1000 J/KG, and shear values will be around 35 to 40 knots.

World News One killed, one wounded in Vienna shooting
Author: 0 One killed, one wounded in Vienna shooting

Stephen's Cathedral, the incident took place at Austrian Figlmueller restaurant. The shooting appears to have been a "targeted criminal act" rather than a shooting spree, a police spokeswoman said later on Friday. Police have reported that there is no longer a danger for residents in the area. The police said that we are talking about the murder, the objective of which was a specific person, and exclude the version of act of terrorism.

World News Fiancé of missing Colorado woman arrested for her murder
Author: 0 Fiancé of missing Colorado woman arrested for her murder

Kelsey Berreth was last seen publicly on November 22 on surveillance camera video entering a Safeway grocery store in Woodland Park, about 90 miles southwest of Denver. Investigators believe Berreth, 29, is dead after going missing almost a month ago. The fiancé of missing Colorado mom Kelsey Berreth has been arrested in connection with her disappearance .

World News 10th death linked to France's 'yellow vest' protests
Author: 0 10th death linked to France's 'yellow vest' protests

In the French capital, the police arrested 109 protesters, seven of whom were held in custody. The driver became the tenth person to die during the " yellow vest " movement, which began on November 17, initially in opposition to a rising fuel tax but later over a skyrocketing cost of living.

World News Government shutdown: Local reactions, impact on you
Author: 0 Government shutdown: Local reactions, impact on you

To be sure, while most Americans may not notice any immediate changes, the shutdown will have a significant impact on hundreds of thousands of federal workers. Programs and functions deemed essential within the U.S. Department of Agriculture will largely remain untouched. Safety inspectors - such as the Interior Department's Bureau of Land Management and the Transportation Department's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration officials, who monitor oil pipelines like the ...

World News Saudi Arabia: Afghan peace talks to yield
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia: Afghan peace talks to yield "very positive" results

The head of the Afghan negotiating team, Abdul Salam Rahimi, met with the USA special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and will meet the UAE and Saudi Arabia teams this week, Presidential Palace said in a statement. The meeting also included representatives from Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and UAE. "As far as the results of these negotiations are concerned and how effective they shall prove in finding a peaceful solution to the continuing problems will be answered in the upcoming weeks and months", the ...

World News Kremlin Questions Impartiality of BBC's Coverage of Russian Federation
Author: 0 Kremlin Questions Impartiality of BBC's Coverage of Russian Federation

The Russian regulator, Roskomnadzor, released a statement on Friday saying it would check whether the BBC's World Service and internet sites complied with Russian law. "But the rude intervention of the British government in the activities of the Russian media (constant propaganda against the RT channel, attempts to discredit our journalists, etc.) leaves no other choice than a mirrored response", she added.

World News Zach Gibson/Getty Images Supreme Court upholds block on Trump's asylum ban
Author: 0 Zach Gibson/Getty Images Supreme Court upholds block on Trump's asylum ban

US District Judge Jon Tigar in San Francisco blocked the policy on November 19. Four justices, including Samuel Alito Jr., Neil Gorsuch , Brett Kavanaugh and Clarence Thomas , sided with the president . Solicitor General Noel Francisco asked the Supreme Court to greenlight the regulations pending appeal because he said they are "designed to channel asylum seekers to ports of entry, where their claims can be processed in an orderly manner; deter unlawful unsafe border crossings; and ...

World News USA government shutdown enters 2nd day, set to last through Christmas
Author: 0 USA government shutdown enters 2nd day, set to last through Christmas

Schumer said Democrats were ready to cut a deal as long as it is endorsed by all four principal congressional leaders - including House Speaker Paul D. But after ushering Vice President Mike Pence through the Capitol for another round of negotiations, the Republican chairman of the Appropriations Committee, Sen.

World News Killed In Czech Mine Accident
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Previously, the death toll stood at five. "Due to yesterday's mine disaster, 13 miners lost their lives - 11 Poles and two Czechs", OKD spokesman Ivo Celechovsky said in a televised statement. The two leaders visited the mine on Friday. OKD's Managing Director, Boleslav Kowalczyk, said search and rescue operations had to be called off because of poor conditions in the mine.

World News Mattis exits over Mideast policy split with Trump
Author: 0 Mattis exits over Mideast policy split with Trump

House Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., called Mattis a "patriot" and she said his resignation letter raised serious alarm, highlighting concerns that Trump is on a path to put US adversaries ahead of allies. In his resignation letter, Gen Mattis, 68, said the president had the right to appoint someone "whose views are better aligned with yours". The announcement of his departure came amid two major military decisions Gen Mattis had opposed: withdrawing troops from Syria and ...

World News Trump Justice nominee sent memo criticizing Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Trump Justice nominee sent memo criticizing Russian Federation probe

Add Russia Investigation as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Russia Investigation news, video, and analysis from ABC News. The decision by Whitaker, known for making comments critical of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe before being appointed last month by President Donald Trump , was conveyed in a letter to congressional leaders by Assistant Attorney General Stephen Boyd.

World News At least 20 dead after tsunami hits Indonesia
Author: 0 At least 20 dead after tsunami hits Indonesia

The agency says the possible cause of the tsunami were undersea landslides after the Anak Krakatau volcano erupted. "Areas that were severely affected were". Another 3 people were killed in nearby Serang, he added. "There was no natural disaster, and the Anak Krakatau eruption also wasn't that big", Nugroho told Metro TV, noting there were no "significant" seismic tremors to indicate a tsunami was coming.

World News Border wall GoFundMe starts after funding dispute
Author: 0 Border wall GoFundMe starts after funding dispute

He told Fox News Thursday night that regardless of whether or not Congress funds the wall , he will continue his fundraising effort . The funds were raised in just five days - but the campaign is just at just 1 percent of its $1 billion goal.

World News Canada to embark on campaign to win release of detained citizens
Author: 0 Canada to embark on campaign to win release of detained citizens

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called for Kovrig and Spavor to be freed but the State Department repeated the sentiment Friday. Canada has made its first formal demand for China to immediately release two citizens who have been detained in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive .

World News Australia joins Western assault on Chinese IP theft
Author: 0 Australia joins Western assault on Chinese IP theft

The Justice Department announced charges today against two Chinese men who allegedly hacked into dozens of USA companies to steal business secrets. That campaign included the hack of one managed service provider with offices in NY that compromised the data of the provider and clients located in a dozen countries involved in industries including banking and finance, consumer electronics and oil and gas exploration, prosecutors said.

World News Congo election delayed again, sparking fears of rigged vote
Author: 0 Congo election delayed again, sparking fears of rigged vote

After a day of speculation, election commission chief Corneilles Nangaa announced the postponement. The decision by Governor Andre Kimbuta, a member of the ruling coalition, follows crackdowns by security forces on opposition supporters last week that killed at least seven people and a fire that destroyed thousands of voting machines.

World News U.S. imposes fresh Russia sanctions for election meddling
Author: 0 U.S. imposes fresh Russia sanctions for election meddling

The U.S. imposed sanctions on Deripaska and his three companies - Rusal, the world's No. 2 aluminum company; Russian energy company EuroSibEnergo; and their parent company, EN+ Group - in April, in retaliation for the Russian election meddling and other hostile acts.

World News UK forces retake ship after stowaways threaten crew
Author: 0 UK forces retake ship after stowaways threaten crew

Police said they did not think the incident in the Thames Estuary was piracy or terrorism related, adding the four men were being held under the Immigration Act. Kyprianou continued: "They managed to get some, whatever they could find on the vessel, pieces of iron tubes and things like that that they were using in order to threaten".

World News Donald Trump: 'We're going to have a shutdown'
Author: 0 Donald Trump: 'We're going to have a shutdown'

While the workings of Congress are often tumultuous, especially as adjournment nears, things seemed even more out of kilter than usual as a partial government shutdown loomed just hours away. "I want to put a stop to this practice of the Senate breaking its rules to change its rules", Alexander said. One possibility was that the Senate might strip the border wall funds out of the package, pass it and send it back to the House.

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