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North Carolina governor urges residents to get prepare for storm

North Carolina governor urges residents to get prepare for storm Areas seeing more freezing rain will get much less snow. About 1-2 inches of snow could fall in the higher elevations of north Georgia with up to 5 inches on the highest ridges Sunday night into Monday. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said Saturday that residents in some parts of the state should be ready for a lengthy fight with the storm. The winter storm moving through the Southeast is e... [Full Article...]

Trump 'Likely To Be Indicted' On Campaign Finance Violations

Trump 'Likely To Be Indicted' On Campaign Finance Violations On Friday, federal prosecutors told the court that Cohen had made payments to Clifford and former Playboy model Karen McDougal "in coordination with and at the direction of" Trump, AFP reported. "I know - I know about Russian Federation, but I know nothing about the inner workings of Russian Federation", said then-candidate Donald Trump during a presidential debate on October, 2016. [Full Article...]

May Weighs Delay to Brexit Vote to Break Deadlock

May Weighs Delay to Brexit Vote to Break Deadlock Several MPs, including the parliamentary leader of the Northern Irish DUP Nigel Dodds, former Brexit minister Dominic Raab and former work and pensions minister Esther McVey called for May to renegotiate with Brussels. Amber Rudd says her preferred Plan B is a Norway style arrangement, which would see the United Kingdom stay in the single market. "I'm not someone who has just changed my mind". [Full Article...]

Neo-Nazi guilty of murder over Charlottesville rampage

Neo-Nazi guilty of murder over Charlottesville rampage Her death came after police forced a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville to disband after participants had clashed with counterdemonstrators earlier. "We're not the one who need to be careful" he replied, alongside a photo of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, whom he has long admired. At one point, Fields glanced back toward his mother, who, dressed in black and sitting in a wheelchair, sobbed quie... [Full Article...]

Read James Comey's Testimony To The House Oversight Committee

Read James Comey's Testimony To The House Oversight Committee An FBI attorney present at the interview told Comey not to answer certain questions about the Russian Federation investigation, including about the sources used by Trump dossier author Christopher Steele, arguing that the sources for the document are still relevant to the special counsel investigation. [Full Article...]

Body Found In Search For Grace Millane

Body Found In Search For Grace Millane Police are investigating the disappearance of 22-year-old British woman Grace Millane after last been seen on Saturday December 1 in Auckland. He is due to make his first court appearance on Monday. She had not been seen since December, when she was last seen alive at a hotel with a man. Millane told journalists his much-loved daughter arrived in New Zealand on November 20 as part of a year-lo... [Full Article...]

Trump chooses new Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, against Mattis wishes

Trump chooses new Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, against Mattis wishes It is unusual to make the announcement of the Defense Department's next top officer at a sporting event - even one as revered in military circles as the 128-year-old game between the U.S. Milley, 60, is a graduate of Princeton University. "At the end of the day, in the dark of the night, when no one is around you and things aren't going well, it is your character that holds you together", Milley... [Full Article...]

France to Deploy 89,000 Police to Prevent Violence During Protests

France to Deploy 89,000 Police to Prevent Violence During Protests The demonstrations, which began on November 17, sparked on Saturday Paris' worst rioting in decades, with protesters clashing with police, setting fire to vehicles and looting shops around the capital's famed Champs Elysees avenue. The Eiffel Tower , museums and shops will be closed Saturday and at least four first-division football matches have been canceled. Confirming that the fuel tax h... [Full Article...]

North Korea Seen Expanding Missile Base

North Korea Seen Expanding Missile Base But diplomacy has since come to a halt amid disputes over a USA demand that North Korea first produce a full inventory of its nuclear weapons and take other denuclearization steps before winning significant outside rewards. "One such facility is the missile base near Yeongjeo-dong". Requests to visit that site and other missile sites were denied by leader Kim Jong Un , violating an agreement ... [Full Article...]

White House Says Latest Mueller Filings Do Nothing to Damage Trump

White House Says Latest Mueller Filings Do Nothing to Damage Trump Cohen also discussed a Moscow real estate deal that could have netted Trump's business hundreds of millions of dollars and conversations with a Russian intermediary who proposed a meeting between Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin as well as offering synergy with the campaign, prosecutors said. [Full Article...]

Heather Nauert likely to be quizzed on her diplomatic resume

Heather Nauert likely to be quizzed on her diplomatic resume Haley surprised White House officials in October when she said she would resign by the end of year, citing the need for a break after two terms as governor and two years at the UN. At the end of Uri Friedman's interview with her for The Atlantic , the reporter asked Haley what her campaign slogan would be in 2024. But Trump has also used the United Nations to try to advance his foreign policy... [Full Article...]

Arrested Huawei CFO potentially faces decades in jail

Arrested Huawei CFO potentially faces decades in jail Her detention comes less than two months after a Chinese intelligence officer was arrested in Belgium and extradited to the USA to face espionage charges, in the first case of a Chinese intelligence official being taken to the United States to face prosecution in an open court. [Full Article...]

Police arrest 84 in European crackdown on Italian mob

Police arrest 84 in European crackdown on Italian mob Hundreds of police are understood to have been involved in the operation in Belgium, Italy, Germany and the Netherlands. The 'Ndrangheta, a mafia organisation that operates out of the Calabria region of southern Italy, is one of the world's largest crime syndicates and thought to make billions of euro through cocaine trafficking every year. [Full Article...]

Luxembourg To Make All Public Transport Free Across The Country

Luxembourg To Make All Public Transport Free Across The Country Currently, commuters pay just £1.78 for two hours of travel - but even this low fare will be scrapped under the plan. Grand Duchy Prime Minister Xavier Bettel introduced the plan yesterday, December 5, when he took office for his second term, as reported by The Guardian on the same day. [Full Article...]

No regular mail service Wednesday, markets to close in honor of Bush

No regular mail service Wednesday, markets to close in honor of Bush Bush's remains will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda from Monday night until Wednesday. A photo of President George H.W. Bush's service dog lying downbeat beside the casket of his old master on Sunday has spread across social media, causing an outpouring of emotion. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom lawmakers just released a trove of Facebook emails

United Kingdom lawmakers just released a trove of Facebook emails A United Kingdom parliamentary committee has published 250 pages worth of Facebook documents, including emails sent between CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other senior executives. He'd obtained the documents after compelling the founder of US software company Six4Three to hand them over during a business trip to London . "Like any business, we had many of internal conversations about the various way... [Full Article...]

Fury as Twitter prank sees anti-President website go viral

Fury as Twitter prank sees anti-President website go viral Velazquez's webpage consists of two elements, displayed the message that Giuliani described as "disgusting": " Donald J. Trump is a traitor to our country " and carrying a link to coverage of Mueller's investigation. But Giuliani had inadvertently created a hyperlink when he failed to put a space after a period in a November 30 tweet. Pay attention to just after the 14-second mark and you can ... [Full Article...]

Central Intelligence Agency director to brief Senate leaders on Khashoggi death

Central Intelligence Agency director to brief Senate leaders on Khashoggi death Corker said there is now "zero question in my mind that the crown prince directed the murder and he was kept apprised of the situation all the way through". "I went into the briefing believing it was virtually impossible for an operation like this to be carried out without the crown prince's knowledge", Graham told reporters. [Full Article...]

Trump 'building new liberal order' to prevent wars, Mike Pompeo says

Trump 'building new liberal order' to prevent wars, Mike Pompeo says U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo questioned whether many pillars of global trade and diplomacy are still relevant as he singled out China , Iran and Russian Federation on Tuesday for violating treaties and multistate agreements. In May, U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from JCPOA, asserting that the agreement is flawed and failed to address the threats posed by th... [Full Article...]

Brexit: Ministers may have broken rules by not publishing legal advice - Speaker

Brexit: Ministers may have broken rules by not publishing legal advice - Speaker The House of Commons lawmakers voted 311 to 293, backing the ruling that the government was in contempt of the Parliamentary procedure. Andrea Leadsom , Leader of the House of Commons, said on Tuesday that this had been a "full and frank exposition", and that releasing the full advice would set a risky precedent. [Full Article...]


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