• Accused Russian Agent Butina Poised to Plead Guilty

    Accused Russian Agent Butina Poised to Plead Guilty

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    Bill Miller, a spokesman for the U.S. Attorney's office, declined to comment. A Russian gun-liberties activist who has studied in the US, Butina was accused of being an unregistered Russian lobbyist -basically a Russian agent- after she rubbed shoulders with Republican operatives and gun rights advocates in the US.
  • Brexit ruling: UK can cancel decision, EU court says

    Brexit ruling: UK can cancel decision, EU court says

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    Members of May's own party floated the idea of a no-confidence vote on her leadership of the Conservative Party last month , but it died from a lack of support. But EU leaders insist the Brexit withdrawal agreement can't be changed. The ultimate deadline for the vote is 21 January. "This is a watershed moment and an act of pathetic cowardice by a Tory government which has run out of road and is now collapsing into utter chaos", Sturgeon said in a statement of the apparent decision to delay ...
  • Trump makes it official. John Kelly on the way out

    Trump makes it official. John Kelly on the way out

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    Mark Milley to replace Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford as the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. That's according to Axios Friday, citing anonymous White House sources who claim the president and Kelly are butting heads. But in the last months, Kelly has seen his status as chief of staff diminish. The departing chief of staff, during his time inside the White House was "a force for order, clarity and good sense", said outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan, a Wisconsin Republican.
  • Protesters march through Paris amid fears of new violence

    Protesters march through Paris amid fears of new violence

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    Prized Paris monuments and normally bustling shopping meccas were locked down Saturday at the height of the holiday shopping season. Shops and tourist destinations, including the Eiffel Tower, were closed and soccer matches were canceled as authorities looked to maintain order.
  • Trump chooses new Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, against Mattis wishes

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

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    Pentagon spokesman Lt. Col. Mike Andrews said, "We are aware of the President's nomination and share his confidence" in Milley to be the Joint Chiefs chairman. Army Forces Command at Fort Bragg in North Carolina before taking the reins as chief of staff in August 2015. Milley has built up a reputation as a forward-looking leader.
  • Turkey seeks arrest of two Saudi crown prince allies over Khashoggi murder

    Turkey seeks arrest of two Saudi crown prince allies over Khashoggi murder

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    Unconvinced by them and incensed by the administration's refusal to send the Central Intelligence Agency director to the hearing, Republicans and Democrats had joined hands to vote to bring to a legislative measure halting U.S. There have been growing calls in the United States for Congress to take a strong stance against the Saudi crown prince , amid the White House's apparent refusal to implicate bin Salman , a close Trump ally, in the murder.
  • Nauert to Become Next UN Ambassador

    Nauert to Become Next UN Ambassador

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    During Pompeo's tenure, she has been able to travel on official trips - something Tillerson blocked her from doing - and rose to temporarily hold the position of acting under secretary for public diplomacy and public affairs. The president is weighing a number of other end-of-year staff changes, including replacing Chief of Staff John Kelly, two of Trump's advisers said on Thursday.
  • Trump says likely to meet Kim in Jan or Feb

    Trump says likely to meet Kim in Jan or Feb

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    When asked Saturday if he would ever host the North Korean leader in the United States , Trump replied: "At some point, yeah". President Moon Jae-in (left) shakes hands with U.S. It is also preparing hotels for the North Korean delegation to stay at when the possible visit to Seoul is confirmed. Differences over how to denuclearize the North have kept the 2 countries from deciding the date and venue of the next summit.
  • Is MbS set to lose crown prince's position — Global Geopolitical Series

    Is MbS set to lose crown prince's position — Global Geopolitical Series

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    Many reports claim the actor, 58, is filming a documentary on Jamal Khashoggi , the Saudi journalist who was murdered in the Saudi consulate in Turkey. The rank and file were excluded, though, and Sen. "As far as I know, the US has never been in a situation like this with the Saudis where such an egregious incident has become very public and global".
  • George W. Bush to eulogise late father on Wednesday

    George W. Bush to eulogise late father on Wednesday

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    Along with his son, George H.W. Bush will be eulogized by former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, whose time in power overlapped with Bush, former US Sen. Along with Sully, people across the US are now mourning the 41st US President - Bush served one term from 1989 until 1993 and oversaw the country through the fall of the Soviet Union and the Gulf War.
  • Rescue mission in Japan after 'mishap' involving two Marine aircraft

    Rescue mission in Japan after 'mishap' involving two Marine aircraft

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    Japan's Defense Ministry said the aircraft collided midair and crashed into the Pacific Ocean about 60 miles south of Muroto Cape on Shikoku Island, according to The Associated Press. The rescued crew member was taken to the Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni in western Japan, the Marines said. A US Marine Corps F-18 fighter takes off from the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military base in Aviano, Italy.
  • MPs vote for Dominic Grieve's Brexit amendment

    MPs vote for Dominic Grieve's Brexit amendment

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    It is the first time in modern history that any Government has been found in contempt and means the highly sensitive advice provided by Attorney General Geoffrey Cox will be published, in contravention of long-standing practice. But the debate was delayed as MPs voted on the contempt motion. UK Prime Minister Theresa May has suffered three Brexit defeats in the Commons as she set out to sell her European Union deal to sceptical MPs.