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Global GoFundMe campaign for border wall aims for a billion (at least)
Author: 0 GoFundMe campaign for border wall aims for a billion (at least)

The fundraiser is called simply "Ladders to Get Over Trump's Wall ", and is being advertised as a silly solution: if the United States builds its wall, just give migrants ladders to climb over it. Some agencies can accept gifts directly for earmarked purposes, but it was not clear if the Department of Homeland Security, which oversees the borders, was among them.

Global USA indicts Chinese govt hackers for attacks in 12 countries
Author: 0 USA indicts Chinese govt hackers for attacks in 12 countries

Five Eyes countries were also joined by a statement from the Tokyo government , while a similar statement from the Berlin government is expected later today after the German government having issued a warning yesterday to local companies about the possibility of their cloud providers having been hacked.

Global Khashoggi murder: Saudi Arabia restructures intelligence service
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Horace Greeley, the founder, and editor of American Tribune once said, "Journalism will kill you, but it will keep you alive while at it". A total of 348 journalists were detained out of which, 179 are professional journalists , 150 non-professional journalists , and 19 media workers.

Global Louie Gohmert Reveals Paul Ryan Encouraged GOP Congressmen To Campaign Against Trump
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The bill would avert a government shutdown as Christmas and the new year approach, but Mr. Trump is unwilling to sign a bill which does not contain funding for a border wall between the US and Mexico. "Wall funding is a nonstarter". "Not good!" he tweeted , referring to a spending bill he signed past year that had no wall funding. What they are just beginning to realize is that I will not sign any of their legislation, including infrastructure, unless it has ideal Border Security.

Global United States special envoy on N
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who met Kim three times this year and lobbied hard for the Trump-Kim meeting, has said that the North Korean leader wasn't demanding the withdrawal of USA troops from the Korean peninsula as a precondition for abandoning his nuclear weapons.

Global Federal Reserve raises rates for the fourth time in 2018
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President Donald Trump warned the Federal Reserve not to raise interest rates, ahead of a meeting where the Federal Open Market Committee will decide whether or not to do just that. "We look at a really big range of financial conditions", Powell said, pointing to "strong" economic forecast for next year. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell listened to a question during a news conference, September 26, in Washington.

Global Graham, Trump go to war over Syrian troop withdrawal
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Trump earlier this year voiced an interest in bringing troops home within the year or less, moves that were widely opposed within the USA national security establishment". "In sum, Trump's instincts to withdraw are correct", Khanna said, "but the tactical implementation matters". "This will also force the Afghan government to think about peace as a short-term prospect instead of something that could be delayed for years".

Global Colorado police arrest fiance of woman who disappeared
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On Thursday evening, investigators from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, the Woodland Park Police Department and the FBI returned to Berreth's home once again to look for new leads into her disappearance . Three days later, Berreth's employer received a text message from her telephone, saying she would not be coming into work for a week, police said, and that same day her cellphone signal connected with a tower near Gooding, Idaho, some 700 miles away.

Global Mom who couldn't see dying son due to travel ban granted waiver
Author: 0 Mom who couldn't see dying son due to travel ban granted waiver

On Tuesday morning (local time), CAIR-Sacramento Valley announced on Twitter that Swileh's waiver had been granted. It's those doctors who alerted CAIR about the family's struggle. Then they got a letter from the U.S. Embassy: Swileh's request for a visa was being denied, "pursuant to Presidential Proclamation 9645"-the so-called Muslim ban ".

Global Partial government shutdown likely as House adjourns
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Senators say they won't vote on a final bill to fund the government until Trump and congressional leaders all agree to a deal. However, in his two years in office, the wall has failed to materialize. Instead, the next vote will have to be on a big compromise, said Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) told The Associated Press, adding it was "the best we can do to keep from shutting down government-or if it does shut down, shutting down very briefly".

Global Ruth Bader Ginsburg has two malignant growths removed from lung
Author: 0 Ruth Bader Ginsburg has two malignant growths removed from lung

A lobectomy can be recommended if a person is diagnosed with COPD, has lung cancer or benign tumors, according to the American Lung Association . She has achieved an iconic status rare for Supreme Court justices, and is known as the Notorious RBG to some of her most ardent fans.

Global UK’s new visa strategy to benefit Indian techies, students
Author: 0 UK’s new visa strategy to benefit Indian techies, students

Today the government published its long-awaited White Paper . Britain's main business groups Wednesday warned there is not sufficient time to plan for the repercussions of the country leaving without any withdrawal agreement and says hundreds of thousands of companies have not yet even started preparing for the consequences.

Global Trump Calls Michael Cohen a 'rat'
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Mueller III, whose investigation into Russian interference has already led to guilty pleas by his campaign chairman and four advisers. On Sunday, Trump tweeted that Cohen only offered information noting any wrongdoing after the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided his Manhattan office in April.

Global Defense Secretary Mattis Resigns, Citing Differences With Trump
Author: 0 Defense Secretary Mattis Resigns, Citing Differences With Trump

But like other senior national security advisers, he was believed to have pushed back on Trump's decision this week to abruptly withdraw American troops from Syria. "Secretary Mattis is firmly in the camp of the job in Syria is not yet done". This intensified when Kelly defended White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter , seen as an indispensable assistant to Trump, in the wake of accusations of domestic abuse.

Global DHS: Immigrants seeking asylum in USA will be sent to Mexico
Author: 0 DHS: Immigrants seeking asylum in USA will be sent to Mexico

Many stayed on illegally in the USA either after an adverse ruling on their case or just not showing up to their immigration court date. The immigrants will still "be interviewed by a USA asylum officer, but they will no longer be released into the interior with a notice to appear in immigration court", NPR's John Burnett reports.

Global House Passes Landmark Criminal Justice Reform Bill
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Congressional leaders from both parties signaled support Wednesday for a temporary funding bill that will keep the federal government open into 2019. CoreCivic , the largest private prison contractor in the USA, spent $840,000 on lobbying through the first nine months of 2018, focusing on various subjects regarding private prisons, but saying it does not advocate for or against policies "that would determine the basis for an individual's incarceration or detention".

Global Chinese Hackers Charged for Stealing Huge Troves of US Data
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The US deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein , called the alleged hacking "outright cheating and theft". APT10 also stole Navy data including the names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, salary information, phone numbers and email addresses of more than 100,000 Navy personnel.

Global South Africa issues arrest warrant against Grace Mugabe
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In November 2017, the Zimbabwean military forced Robert Mugabe to resign from the presidency after confining him to house-arrest in a move that was widely seen as an attempt to prevent Grace from succeeding him as the country's leader. The former president's family owns properties in South Africa. FILE: Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe , left, and his wife Grace follow proceedings during a youth rally in Marondera Zimbabwe.

Global South Korea's Moon to visit Malaysia next year | Malaysia
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North Korea will not relinquish its nuclear weapons until the USA eliminates its own " nuclear threat ", according to a commentary published by state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). Since his June meeting with Kim, Trump has claimed progress in negotiations with North Korea, but talks appear to have stalled as Pyongyang has been demanding the removal of global sanctions as a precondition for denuclearization.

Global Trump will not sign spending bill without wall funding, after conservatives fought
Author: 0 Trump will not sign spending bill without wall funding, after conservatives fought

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Republican-Kentucky) said the Senate will remain in session Thursday. "What we're going to do is go back to the House and work with our members", Ryan said outside the West Wing. Despite opposition from the Freedom Caucus, however, the House should still have the votes to still pass the continuing resolution, assuming most, if not all, Democrats support it, since it has Pelosi's blessing.

Global Jeremy Corbyn dubbed 'the midwife of Brexit' after ducking no-confidence vote
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Conservative MPs lambasted House speaker John Bercow by stating he refused to acknowledge Mr. Corbyn's muttered remarks where he allegedly called United Kingdom prime minister Theresa May a "stupid woman". The Commons descended into chaos as the video was circulated widely on Twitter during Prime Minister's Questions, prompting calls from Tory MPs for Speaker John Bercow to recall Mr Corbyn to explain his comments.

Global Chinese authorities arrest third Canadian
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Days after Meng's arrest, the first two Canadians were detained in Beijing for allegedly endangering China's national security. The Chinese Foreign Ministry, on the other hand, stated on Wednesday that it was not aware of any new Canadians detained in China.

Global Forty-two people injured in explosion at Japanese restaurant
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One witness reportedly said he had smelled gas after the explosion. Additional details about the cause of the blast and extent of those injured were not immediately known. The explosion caused the 66-seater eatery to collapse. A local fire department said the three tenants in the building were poorly prepared for fires, with authorities having found no equipment for evacuations or alarms there during an on-site inspection in October.

Global Trump administration moves to ban bump stocks
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The rule will go into effect 90 days after the regulation is published. The amended regulations reverse a 2010 ATF decision that found bump stocks did not amount to machine guns and could not be regulated unless Congress changed existing firearms law or passed a new one.

Global Trump says ISIS defeated in Syria as U.S. begins withdrawing troops
Author: 0 Trump says ISIS defeated in Syria as U.S. begins withdrawing troops

IS swept across large swaths of Syria and neighboring Iraq in 2014, implementing their brutal interpretation of Islamic law in areas they controlled. The unexpected White House move comes as tensions increase sharply with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Turkey , which has promised to launch a military offensive against the USA partner forces in Syria, which Ankara considers part of a Kurdish terrorist group.

Global Citing 'victory' Trump orders full troop withdrawal from Syria
Author: 0 Citing 'victory' Trump orders full troop withdrawal from Syria

The U.S. plans to withdraw all of its troops from Syria, multiple news outlets reported Wednesday, citing anonymous defense officials. But officials have said in recent weeks that pockets of Daesh terrorists remain. "Anyone who thinks ISIS has been defeated in Syria doesn't know ISIS or Syria, much less the broader context". At the time, Jeffrey said American troops would remain in Syria to ensure Iran's departure.

Global Saudi Arabia Rejects US Senate Position
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Last week , a measure was passed in the U.S. Senate stating that Khashoggi's murder was done at the behest of the crown prince and demanding the gulf state "ensure appropriate accountability" for the incident. Those friendly ties were also mentioned by the Shura Council - but it also suggested that the current dispute is between Saudi Arabia and the U.S. Senate - not the Trump administration.

Global N. Korea warns that U.S. sanctions will 'block the path' to denuclearization
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It said if Washington continues to escalate its sanctions and human rights campaign against the North, . the approach could permanently end any chance of denuclearizing the regime. Trump, who has said he will hold a second summit with Kim sometime next year, has also played down hopes for any imminent deal to persuade the North to give up its nuclear arsenal.

Global Trump may back down from $5bn border wall demand, White House says
Author: 0 Trump may back down from $5bn border wall demand, White House says

Trump said last week he would be "proud" to have a shutdown to get Congress to approve a $5 billion down payment to fulfill his campaign promise to build a border wall. "After the meeting, I spoke to Leader Pelosi and I called Leader McConnell and told him we would not accept their $1 billion slush fund and that our offers to fund the government remain", he told reporters.

Global Instagram was bigger Russian election tool than Facebook
Author: 0 Instagram was bigger Russian election tool than Facebook

One of the reports , compiled by researchers at the cybersecurity firm New Knowledge , says the IRA's most prolific efforts on Facebook and Instagram targeted African-Americans. According to these sources, the documents will detail key discussions between Trump officials and Russians, in regard sanctions relief. Another IRA account, "Black Matters", posted on Facebook: "Cops kill black kids".

Global USA interior secretary Ryan Zinke to leave White House
Author: 0 USA interior secretary Ryan Zinke to leave White House

It released a report in April that said that while most of Zinke's flights mainly followed departmental rules, a $12,375 flight he took in June 2017 "could have been avoided". But Ross has found other ways to play an active role in the administration and has maintained close contact with the president. Still others remained, becomingsore points for the administration.

Global White House communications official says President Trump 'very focused' on wall funding
Author: 0 White House communications official says President Trump 'very focused' on wall funding

Capitol Hill sources said the White House was divided internally over whether Republicans should just agree to a CR or whether they should shut down government over Democrats not giving Trump border wall funding. Fox News is told there are some efforts to try to convince President Trump that a short-term spending bill is better. But the decision sets a standard that could ding the government again, making a shutdown even more costly to taxpayers should it happen again.

Global Shutdown looms as Trump digs in on US$5 billion wall demand
Author: 0 Shutdown looms as Trump digs in on US$5 billion wall demand

It really is", said Rep. Anthony Brown, a Democrat who represents more than 50,000 federal workers in Maryland's 4th District, which includes parts of Prince George's and Anne Arundel counties. And this is the president's last chance to get the funding he wants as control of the House passes into the hands of Democrats next January. Congressional Democrats have rejected that request, arguing the wall is wasteful and ineffective.

Global Ukrainian priests rile Moscow with moves to set up independent Orthodox Church
Author: 0 Ukrainian priests rile Moscow with moves to set up independent Orthodox Church

Ukraine chose the head of a new national Orthodox church on Saturday, marking an historic split from Russian Federation which its leaders see as vital to the country's security and independence . Father Sergei Dmitriev said - given Ukraine's ongoing conflicts with Russian Federation - "we should have our own church, not an agent of the Kremlin in Ukraine".

Global Portions of FBI interview with Flynn released
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Former FBI Director James Comey speaks to the media after giving a private deposition to the House Judiciary and House Government and Oversight committees on Capitol Hill in Washington, US, December 7, 2018. Another interesting portion of the memo comes on page 3 where it says that Flynn volunteered information stating "that after the election, he had a closed door meeting with KISYLAK".

Global Brexit deal is not dead, insists Theresa May
Author: 0 Brexit deal is not dead, insists Theresa May

Asked what she had said to Mr Juncker, a British government source said only: "I'm sure they had plenty to discuss". Mrs May was seen walking up and confronting Mr Juncker, with a lip-reader telling Sky News she pointedly asked him: "What did you call me?" and accused him of calling her "nebulous".

Global Lawyer says Mueller can interview Trump only 'over my dead body'
Author: 0 Lawyer says Mueller can interview Trump only 'over my dead body'

The judge found Trump's attorney guilty of campaign-finance violations amongst other charges while referring to the payments made during the 2016 election campaign to Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal , who claimed to have past affairs with the US President.

Global Cohen on Trump: 'The Man Doesn't Tell the Truth'
Author: 0 Cohen on Trump: 'The Man Doesn't Tell the Truth'

He directed me to make the payments. Cohen told ABC News in an interview that Trump was aware that making payments to women who claimed to have had affairs with him was wrong. He said that he viewed it as his job to cover up what he described as Trump's dirty deeds. The parent company of the right-wing tabloid National Enquirer has admitted it helped bury salacious stories about President Donald Trump ahead of the 2016 election, federal prosecutors in NY revealed Wednesday.

Global Tony Blair Is Onto Something In Call For Second Brexit Referendum
Author: 0 Tony Blair Is Onto Something In Call For Second Brexit Referendum

Calls for another referendum have grown in recent weeks amid signs a majority of MPs are opposed both to the deal on the table but also leaving the European Union without any kind of agreement. Many MPs, both Labour and Conservative, are deeply nervous about the cries of betrayal which could flow from it. Meanwhile, the PM's chief of staff, Gavin Barwell, has responded to reports in the that he told colleagues another referendum was "the only way out of this", saying on Twitter: "Happy to ...

Global Federal Judge In Texas Declares Obamacare Law Unconstitutional
Author: 0 Federal Judge In Texas Declares Obamacare Law Unconstitutional

The decision , announced Friday, prompted immediate outcry from Democrats, many of whom suggested this will renew pressure on Republican lawmakers to pass an acceptable alternative. As "this decision makes it way through the courts, which will take months, if not years, the law remains in place and will likely stay that way", he added.

Global How Schumer united Dems against Trump's wall
Author: 0 How Schumer united Dems against Trump's wall

The ball is in Trump's court, both sides say , and the president met today with top aides to discuss his spending strategy. Pressure to back Pelosi seemed to grow after she calmly went toe-to-toe with Trump at a nationally televised verbal brawl in the Oval Office on Tuesday over his demands for congressional approval of $5 billion for his proposed border wall with Mexico.

Global An Immigrant Girl's Death in CBP Custody Draws Criticism - Hit & Run
Author: 0 An Immigrant Girl's Death in CBP Custody Draws Criticism - Hit & Run

The child, whom CBP said " reportedly had not eaten or consumed water for several days " began having seizures over eight hours after being detained, was flown to a hospital and died there. The person usually is held no more than 72 hours. According to a timeline provided by authorities, the group of 163 people were caught at 9:15 p.m.

Author: 0 One 'nebulous' word sends sparks flying over Brexit talks

THERESA MAY has described how she had a "robust" discussion with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker after video footage of the two locked in a heated conversation emerged today. He added: "We don't want the United Kingdom to think there can be any form of renegotiation, that is crystal clear". "We have treated prime minister May with the greatest respect, all of us, and we really appreciate the efforts by the prime minister to ratify our common agreement", Tusk said.

Global Theresa may refused to lead the Conservative party in the next election
Author: 0 Theresa may refused to lead the Conservative party in the next election

But her efforts were derailed somewhat when she was forced to abandon a meeting with Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar after gruntled parliamentary members of her ruling Conservative Party triggered a vote of confidence in her leadership, breaching the 48 demands needed to do so early on Wednesday morning.

Global Bomb threats across U.S. appear to be hoax, authorities say
Author: 0 Bomb threats across U.S. appear to be hoax, authorities say

David Hopkinson. The St. Petersburg Police Department said it was investigating four bomb threats to businesses in the community, but no devices have been found. Near Atlanta, people were ushered out of a courthouse. "All four appear to be connected to similar threats received across the country". There have been several media reports stating that scammers are demanding hefty bitcoin ransom with the subject line, "I advise you not to call the police".

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