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Maria Butina Pleads Guilty to Acting as Russian Agent

Maria Butina Pleads Guilty to Acting as Russian Agent The now familiar phrase used here is that Butina admitted to doing this "under the direction" of the Russian official. The government alleged that Butina had told Russian officials that a candidate in "Party 1" was poised to win the 2016 presidential election and that she had come into contact with a USA official who later became a declared presidential candidate. [Full Article...]

China said to agree to auto tariff cut as trade talks continue

China said to agree to auto tariff cut as trade talks continue Shares of carmakers including Daimler, Ford and Tesla rose on the news. Markets had also been jolted when Trump threatened to shut down the government over funding for a wall he has promised to build on the USA border with Mexico. Chinese state-owned companies bought at least 500,000 tonnes of US soybeans, two USA traders said, in deals valued at more than $180 million. The Chinese regime is r... [Full Article...]

Sturgeon calls May a 'lame duck leader' after confidence vote

Sturgeon calls May a 'lame duck leader' after confidence vote Sparked by anger that the Brexit deal she had negotiated was nothing like what voters had been promised, the dissenting MPs used the party rule book to trigger a vote of no confidence. "If the backstop has an expiry date, if there is a unilateral exit clause, then it is not a backstop". Her situation remains perilous. The Labour leader accused the government of behaving in a "totally unaccep... [Full Article...]

Climate talks must be rescued, warns United Nations chief: COP24

Climate talks must be rescued, warns United Nations chief: COP24 At the 195-nation negotiations, the International Olympic Committee and UN launched an initiative aimed to line up verifiable commitments from sports federations and clubs to cut carbon pollution in line with the Paris Agreement. One issue that has risen to the fore at the talks is the proposal by Poland for countries to back the idea of a "just transition" for workers in fossil fuel industries fa... [Full Article...]

Grace Millane case: Suppression breaches could endanger trial

Grace Millane case: Suppression breaches could endanger trial But Google sent out a mass email to subscribers in New Zealand which included the name of the man which Justice Minister Andrew Little believes violates the order. A 26-year-old man, who can not be named, has been charged with Millane's murder and appeared in an Auckland court on Monday. The British national arrived in New Zealand last month and disappeared from Auckland on December 1. [Full Article...]

Bones found in Long Island home identified as dad missing since 1961

Bones found in Long Island home identified as dad missing since 1961 Finally, less than two months ago, Michael and his two grown sons excavated the basement believing remains would be found. Michael Carroll, who could not immediately be reached for comment on Thursday, told ABC New York station WABC in October that his father vanished when he was a baby, but the possibility that his father was buried in the basement was always a family rumor. [Full Article...]

Michael Cohen sentenced to three years in jail

Michael Cohen sentenced to three years in jail Cohen appears to have lost his moral compass", the judge said . "As a lawyer, Mr. Cohen should have known better". He might be the billionaire President of the United States, but Donald Trump still recycles unwanted Christmas presents, his son has revealed. [Full Article...]

Robot shown on Russian TV turns out to be man in suit

Robot shown on Russian TV turns out to be man in suit Robot Boris was apparently able to walk, talk and dance - and though the organisers never claimed that it was an actual robot, Russian state television apparently thought he was. But whether by mistake or design, the state television footage did just that. One anchor said the view of the robot could inspire Russian youth in their career decisions. [Full Article...]

Avowed neo-Nazi gets life in jail for ramming his vehicle into protesters

Avowed neo-Nazi gets life in jail for ramming his vehicle into protesters His overall sentence: life plus 419 years and US$489,000 in fines. Moore will also decide if the sentences will run concurrently or consecutively. It is important to note that Virginia judges overwhelmingly impose the sentences recommended by their jurors. [Full Article...]

USA warns Turkey against 'unilateral action' on Kurdish fighters in Syria

USA warns Turkey against 'unilateral action' on Kurdish fighters in Syria Manbij is a flashpoint town west of the River Euphrates that US-backed SDF liberated in 2016 from Islamist militants who were using it as a hub to prepare attacks in Europe and elsewhere. The Pentagon separately on Tuesday announced USA observation posts on the northeast Syria border region meant to prevent altercations between the Turkish army and the YPG despite calls from Ankara not to go ahe... [Full Article...]

I cant breathe were Jamal Khashoggis final words, report says

I cant breathe were Jamal Khashoggis final words, report says But according to the transcript, CNN's source says, the journalist's voice can be heard above the noise, repeatedly claiming he could not breathe. The scene revealed by the inside source was of Mr Khashoggi struggling against his attackers before he died. [Full Article...]

Almost 200 Conservative lawmakers indicate support for PM May: Reuters tally

Almost 200 Conservative lawmakers indicate support for PM May: Reuters tally If all elected lawmakers cast their ballots, that would now mean 158 votes, but Brady said he still needed to see the definitive list as two lawmakers may not be allowed to vote because they have been suspended from the party. "This morning when the confidence vote was confirmed, the pound reached its weakest point since April 2017". The Conservatives have 315 MPs, so 48 were needed to write suc... [Full Article...]

Three Killed, Gunman on the Run: What We Know About Strasbourg Shooting

Three Killed, Gunman on the Run: What We Know About Strasbourg Shooting Police had been tracking Chekatt, a Strasbourg native and one of six siblings, who has 27 convictions in his criminal record, mostly in France but also in Switzerland and Germany, Paris prosecutor Remy Heitz said. Tajani said that the EU would "not be intimidated" by the attack and that European Parliamentary procedures would be set to go on this week as per usual. [Full Article...]

President Donald Trump Mocked for Major Typo in Latest Tweet

President Donald Trump Mocked for Major Typo in Latest Tweet Mr Trump then blamed democrats for turning "a simple private transaction" - referring to the $130,000 ($A180,000) paid to Stormy Daniels by Michael Cohen in 2016 - into a "witch hunt". "He can't spell smoking". Merriam-Webster said that "smocking" was in its top 1 percent of searches. Whether due to autocorrect or not, Trump frequently misspells words and people's names on Twitter, often faili... [Full Article...]

Australia urges Thailand to release detained refugee footballer

Australia urges Thailand to release detained refugee footballer A former Bahrain national footballer with Australian refugee status must remain in detention in Thailand as he awaits possible extradition , a Bangkok court said Tuesday, as campaigners say they fear he could be "tortured" if returned to the Gulf state. [Full Article...]

Macron offers concessions amid violent protests

Macron offers concessions amid violent protests French president Emmanuel Macron addressed the nation in a recorded TV speech on Monday and announced new economic measures in response to weeks of violent protests across the country. Instead, he defended his political independence and described his devotion to serving France. Elected for a five-year mandate with a majority in Parliament and no mid-term elections, Macron's job should be s... [Full Article...]

Facebook headquarters building evacuated after bomb threat

Facebook headquarters building evacuated after bomb threat They were tipped off by an anonymous phone call to New York City Crime Stoppers, according to ABC. Facebook confirmed in an email that it has evacuated some of the buildings and everyone is safe. But Facebook and police said everyone was safe. "The building is all clear and secure", Menlo Park police said in a statement. We are working closely with local authorities to investigate this threat ... [Full Article...]

Central Intelligence Agency briefs House leaders on Khashoggi killing as Senate nears votes

Central Intelligence Agency briefs House leaders on Khashoggi killing as Senate nears votes Turkey's top prosecutor issues arrest warrants for former royal adviser and former deputy chief of intelligence to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman along with 18 other suspects; Trey Yingst reports from Jerusalem. Corker of Tennessee, who is retiring at the end of the year, said he hopes the House will take up the non-binding resolution by the end of this year if it's backed by a large m... [Full Article...]

AMI Admits to Cover-up of Trump Affair in Non-Prosecution Deal

AMI Admits to Cover-up of Trump Affair in Non-Prosecution Deal Pecker met with Cohen "and at least one other member of the campaign" in August of 2015, according to the non-prosecution agreement, which was struck with prosecutors from the office of the US Attorney for the Southern District of NY. Though Cohen initially planned to repay AMI for the catch-and-kill agreement, he never repaid the media company. Michael Cohen , Trump's former attorney and self-... [Full Article...]

Charges dropped against mom with child in viral video

Charges dropped against mom with child in viral video Earlier Tuesday, Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced that Headley would not face charges related to her Friday arrest and called for her immediate release. Suggesting that the HRA staff are "overstressed and overworked", Rosenthal demanded to know why "survivor-centric and trauma-based" policing was not applied when the officers were summoned to deal with Headley's refusal to get ... [Full Article...]


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