• Melania Trump unveils White House Christmas decorations
Melania Trump unveils White House Christmas decorations

Unveiled today, the decorations drew immediate comparisons to the "blood hallway" sequence in the iconic horror film " The Shining ", as well as at least one scene in " The Handmaid's Tale ", Netflix's dystopian epic about female repression.

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  • Trump tweets support of MS senator ahead of runoff
Trump tweets support of MS senator ahead of runoff

The runoff election for the seat is coming on Tuesday. The photo , and the recently appointed Republican senator's attendance at one of the many private schools that was set up to bypass integration, adds historic context to comments she made in recent weeks about a "public hanging" that drew condemnations from across the political spectrum.

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  • Mohammed bin Salman touches down in Cairo as tour moves on
Mohammed bin Salman touches down in Cairo as tour moves on

Lee added that he hoped mounting fury at Saudi Arabia would become "an opportunity for the Congress to weigh in and say , let's halt our efforts in Yemen". Corker also said that there could be action in his committee as soon as Wednesday on Saudi Arabia, though senators are still discussing what legislative proposals could come up during that me...

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  • Turkish police search luxury villa for Khashoggi's remains, state media say
Turkish police search luxury villa for Khashoggi's remains, state media say

After learning this, authorities initiated the search of the Saudi businessman's villas, Anadolu added, but he was not in Turkey during the phone calls with the suspects. Turkish officials have said a 15-member assassination squad sent from Riyadh strangled and dismembered Khashoggi. A Tunisian journalists' union hung a large banner from its ...

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  • UK Parliament to vote on Brexit deal on December 11
UK Parliament to vote on Brexit deal on December 11

The US president said it was a "great deal for the EU" and may leave the United Kingdom unable to trade with the US. 'Because right now if you look at the deal, they may not be able to trade with us. In Scotland, first minister and leader of the Scottish Nationalist Party Nicola Sturgeon said, "This is a bad deal, driven by the PM's self ...

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  • 'There were children,' says migrant mother tear-gassed at USA border
'There were children,' says migrant mother tear-gassed at USA border

It is reported that thousands of migrants attempted to "rush" the border barriers before they were beaten back by U.S. border patrol agents. As they reached a bridge and stairway that leads to a square near the USA border, they were stopped by Mexican authorities, who told them to wait for permission.

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  • Court filing details stunning development in Mueller investigation
Court filing details stunning development in Mueller investigation

Special Counsel Robert Mueller said. The brief but remarkable development indicates that not only has the former Trump campaign chairman shared extensive information with Justice Department prosecutors since he began cooperating, but that prosecutors also believe they are able to verify or refute that information.

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  • 23 dead, dozens missing in Lake Victoria boat tragedy
23 dead, dozens missing in Lake Victoria boat tragedy

People tried to jump onto the boats but they were too many and those sunk. Along the way, it suddenly descend below the surface, and we all fell into the water. Among those who were in the boat at the time of the accident is Prince David Wasajja, the brother of Buganda King Kabaka Ronald Mutebi who was rescued alive.

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  • Taiwan voters reject same-sex marriage
Taiwan voters reject same-sex marriage

Since Taiwan held its first direct presidential election in 1996, Beijing's authoritarian regime has sought to influence political parties into adopting more Beijing-friendly policies. Following the drubbing the DPP took on Saturday, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Sunday stepped down as Chairwoman of the Democratic Progressive Party, while Pre...

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  • Russian coast guard rams Ukranian navy tugboat in Black Sea standoff
Russian coast guard rams Ukranian navy tugboat in Black Sea standoff

Ukrainian envoys are to attend a special meeting of the NATO Ukraine commission in Brussels on Monday afternoon, which has been called at the request of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko . Ukraine claims the tug was rammed. Tensions have risen in the seas off Crimea in recent months. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova sa...

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  • Hundreds of flights canceled as Midwest braces for snowstorm
Hundreds of flights canceled as Midwest braces for snowstorm

See the photos below. The village of Huntley warned residents Sunday morning to limit travel; give snowplows and salt trucks room to work before, during and after the storm; and obey the village parking ordinance. Strong winds and snow were expected to create blizzard conditions across much of Nebraska and parts of Kansas, Iowa and Missouri. ...

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  • Jerome Corsi Enters Plea Negotiations With Mueller
Jerome Corsi Enters Plea Negotiations With Mueller

The Washington Post first reported Corsi's plea negotiations Friday. Earlier this month Corsi said publicly that he expected to be charged with lying to federal investigators even though he was innocent of wrongdoing. "If Dr. Corsi knew that John Podesta's emails had been obtained by anyone and would be published he never shared this informa...

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  • President Donald Trump Tweetstorm - The Sunday Edition
President Donald Trump Tweetstorm - The Sunday Edition

According to the Washington Post , the two sides have agreed in principle that asylum seekers will wait in Mexico for courts to assess their claims-and anyone denied gets sent back to their home country. The government of new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will enter office on December 1. "For now, we have agreed to this policy of Remain i...

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  • Police foil attempt to attack Chinese consulate in Karachi, all militants killed
Police foil attempt to attack Chinese consulate in Karachi, all militants killed

The insurgent Balochistan Liberation Army claimed responsibility for the attack . After a BLA attack on a bus carrying Chinese engineers in August, one of the militant group's leaders warned that if Beijing continues " exploiting " the resources of Balochistan, it should be prepared for more attacks.

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  • India urges Pakistan to build corridor to Kartarpur Sahib
India urges Pakistan to build corridor to Kartarpur Sahib

Speaking at a press conference, Sardar Tara Singh, president of the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, expressed great happiness over the decision to open Kartarpur Sahib Corridor and said the Sikh community's longstanding demand had been fulfilled.

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  • Chicago Police responding to active shooter situation near Mercy Hospital
Chicago Police responding to active shooter situation near Mercy Hospital

Patient Hector Avitia told the local CBS television affiliate he was with his wife waiting for test results when he saw a gunman dressed in black fire on someone on the ground several times in the parking lot. Mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel said the attack "tears at the soul of our city". "It is the face and effect of evil", he went on. Police ...

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  • USA briefly shutters border crossing to brace for migrants
USA briefly shutters border crossing to brace for migrants

Asylum, will be detained or turned away". Border personnel on on the American side are processing only about 100 asylum claims per day, many of which could be phony, as President Trump noted in his proclamation - overturned by an Obama-appointee in federal court yesterday - that said illegal aliens cannot apply for asylum if they don't show u...

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  • Shooting at Alabama shopping mall
Shooting at Alabama shopping mall

Hoover police Capt. Gregg Rector told CNN they don't believe the 18-year-old was armed. That individual, an 18-year-old, was then confronted by two Hoover police officers and was shot dead at the scene, the local NBC news affiliate reported.

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  • May and Juncker move forward on final draft of Brexit deal
May and Juncker move forward on final draft of Brexit deal

May will meet European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels on Wednesday as she seeks to finalise the outline terms of Britain's future trading relationship. At PMQs, the MP Andrew Rosindell claimed it "does not represent the Brexit for which they voted" and urged her to commit to "completely cutting away the tentacles" of the EU.

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  • USA federal judge blocks Trump asylum claim restrictions
USA federal judge blocks Trump asylum claim restrictions

The temporary restraining order will remain in effect until a December 19 hearing in Tigar's court on whether he should grant a longer-lasting preliminary injunction while awaiting a full trial. As multiple outlets have previously reported, the troops dispatched in order to fortify the border have had little to do as the first migrant caravan , ...

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  • Trump provides written responses to Mueller questions
Trump provides written responses to Mueller questions

He said Mueller's office had received "unprecedented cooperation from the White House". 'We answered every question they asked that was legitimately pre-election and focussed on Russia,' Giuliani told Reuters in an interview. Trump joins a list of recent presidents who have submitted to questioning as part of a criminal investigation. Trump's...

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  • Death toll in California rises to 31 as wildfires continue to rage
Death toll in California rises to 31 as wildfires continue to rage

As of Sunday morning, the Camp Fire had killed 23 people and burned through roughly 109,000 acres - about 164 square miles - in Butte County, according to Cal Fire. "This is real here", the governor said. To see more, visit WAMU 88.5 . It matched California's record for deaths in a single fire. He said Mr Trump's claim that forest policies w...

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  • There’s a turkey in the White House as Trump grants poultry pardons
There’s a turkey in the White House as Trump grants poultry pardons

Turkey pardoning did not become an annual tradition until George H.W. Bush's presidency in 1989. Even though President Gerald Ford pardoned President Richard Nixon, neither one of them chose to officially pardon any turkeys. In 1947, Harry S. Truman became the first president to receive turkeys from the Poultry and Egg National Board and the ...

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  • BJP begins 'protest day', block highways against arrest of K Surendran
BJP begins 'protest day', block highways against arrest of K Surendran

Hindu activists meanwhile imposed a strike to protest that the security measures were impeding their ability to worship at the Sabarimala shrine, closing shops and reducing traffic to a trickle. Sabarimala pilgrims are not extremists. "You can not use force in this place". If we will stay here then violence can erupt. "But he should not have s...

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  • Spain delivers vicious swipe at May amid threat to BLOCK Brexit deal
Spain delivers vicious swipe at May amid threat to BLOCK Brexit deal

He said diplomats would meet Friday to prepare Sunday's summit, and "they will need to see a final text before then". Prime Minister Sanchez says any deal Spain agrees to must include clear language that states Gibraltar's future is a bilateral issue between London and Madrid, not something to be negotiated at the European Union level.

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  • Trump wanted to order Justice Dept to prosecute Clinton, Comey
Trump wanted to order Justice Dept to prosecute Clinton, Comey

In January, CNN reported that the Arkansas attorney and FBI were investigating possible corruption within the Clinton Foundation. "Like any client, the president is entitled to confidentiality". Bush. A White House review of Ivanka Trump's email found that she used her personal account up to 100 times previous year to contact other Trump admi...

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A "Creep Shot" of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Sparked Outrage

On her first day in Washington as a soon-to-be member of Congress , Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took part in a sit-in protest on climate change in House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's office. "Ocasio-Cortez claims she can't afford D.C. apartment, but records show she has at least $15,000 in savings", screamed one Fox News headline . While Boehne...

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  • Airbnb to remove West Bank settlement rental listings
Airbnb to remove West Bank settlement rental listings

The website did not say when the listings in West Bank settlements would be removed. The property group announced today that it made the decision because settlements were "at the core" of the dispute between Israelis and Palestinians. Palestine Legal, a Palestinian rights group that monitors USA anti-boycott legislation, said on its website that ...

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  • North Korea defector: My generation has no loyalty to Kim Jong Un
North Korea defector: My generation has no loyalty to Kim Jong Un

Experts say the test was part of Kim's initiative to shift the mainstay of the conventional military power from a almost 1.3 million-strong army to high-tech weapons. But that man is Oh Chong-Song, 25, a North Korean border guard. "If they didn't shoot, they would face heavy punishment ", he said. "The United States is grateful for the sustained...

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  • In Israel, a Coalition of the Barely Willing
In Israel, a Coalition of the Barely Willing

Immediately after, Education Minister Naftali Bennett threatened to likewise quit the government along with his Jewish Home party if he wasn't appointed as the new minister of defense. Why it matters: Talk of a long-term cease-fire between Israel and Hamas remains in flux after a botched Israeli incursion into the Gaza Strip last week left seven...

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  • Trump says United States to keep 'steadfast' partnership with Saudi Arabia
Trump says United States to keep 'steadfast' partnership with Saudi Arabia

Yeni Safak's editor-in-chief, Ibrahim Karagul, wrote in a column on Monday that it was necessary to present "new evidence" regarding the instructions on Khashoggi's murder at Riyadh consulate in Istanbul as well as its organization, preparations and perpetration.

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  • United Nations to Convene Yemen Talks 'Shortly' in Sweden
United Nations to Convene Yemen Talks 'Shortly' in Sweden

The report said that the countries agreed on supporting the UN's efforts on economic confidence-building measures and the government's attempts to implement economic reforms. The truth, Abdulsalam said, "is that the coalition is preparing for a new round of aggression, which needs additional time". Mark Beasley, the head of the World Food Program...

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  • Hard Brexit would be disastrous says German industry
Hard Brexit would be disastrous says German industry

Today is a day that could tell us a lot about Theresa May's future. British Prime Minister Theresa May told rebellious politicians in her Conservative Party on Sunday that ousting her would not help the progress of the Brexit negotiations.

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  • Israelis demand Netanyahu resign for Gaza truce
Israelis demand Netanyahu resign for Gaza truce

In addition to the Israeli Defense Minister, Avigdor Lieberman, announcing his resignation from the post, in protest against the ceasefire agreement of the Israeli Cabinet with the Palestinian factions in Gaza. Following two days of Israeli airstrikes across Gaza, the Hamas movement agreed to an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with Israel earlier this ...

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  • ‘Sad’ Trump visits fire-wracked California
‘Sad’ Trump visits fire-wracked California

His first reaction to the fires came in a tweet last week: "There is no reason for these massive, deadly and costly forest fires in California except that forest management is so poor". More than 300 people recorded as missing have already been found. President Donald Trump witnessed the devastation Saturday, accompanied by Gov. Newsom, the...

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