• Chinese, Russian FMs meet on bilateral cooperation
Chinese, Russian FMs meet on bilateral cooperation

The Russian foreign ministry on Sunday said the talks were expected to focus on security and trade issues in the region and elsewhere. During her discussion with Yi, Sushma underlined that both India and China have passed through a hard phase in their relationship and called for developing ties that is based on trust and respecting sensitivitie...

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  • Tillerson scolds Saudi Arabia over Yemen, Qatar, Lebanon
Tillerson scolds Saudi Arabia over Yemen, Qatar, Lebanon

Saudi Arabia severed diplomatic relations with Iran in January 2016 after Iranian demonstrators attacked Saudi diplomatic missions in response to the Saudi execution of a prominent Shiite dissident leader. But the killing of former president Ali Abdullah Saleh has resulted in violent clashes aggravating the humanitarian situation further. Jam...

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  • Met Office Issues Weather Alerts As Snow Could 'Cut Off' Some Areas
Met Office Issues Weather Alerts As Snow Could 'Cut Off' Some Areas

The very raw Arctic air returns South to all parts on Monday, on a freshening and blustery North wind. The chill will make temperatures feel sub-zero, and ice may appear on untreated surfaces. The Met Office says Storm Caroline's winds are now confined to the far north-east of mainland Scotland and the Northern Isles, and there could be gusts of ...

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  • Bought a $450M painting? In NY, don't worry about the tax
Bought a $450M painting? In NY, don't worry about the tax

In response to media reports about the sale, the embassy said it contacted the office of Prince Bader, which confirmed the artwork was "acquired" by the Abu Dhabi culture department. The newspaper said that the work will be lent or resold to museums, largely in the Middle East and Asia. The firm's website describes him as "one of Saudi Arabia's y...

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  • Hamas vows retaliation to Israeli attacks amid tension
Hamas vows retaliation to Israeli attacks amid tension

At least one was intercepted by the Iron Dome system, but one landed in a kindergarten in the town of Sderot, without causing injuries. Several other students were reportedly treated on the scene for severe tear-gas inhalation. The IDF used explosives to destroy another tunnel from Gaza on October 30, killing at least seven Palestinians. Jeru...

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  • Anti-Trump Protests Flare In Beirut Close to The US Embassy
Anti-Trump Protests Flare In Beirut Close to The US Embassy

As a result, he will also move the American Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem over the course of the next three to four years. Trump's move Wednesday to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and commit to moving the US Embassy to the holy city has prompted global condemnation and sparked protests worldwide, from Indonesia and Malaysia, to...

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  • Trump holds first White House Hanukkah party
Trump holds first White House Hanukkah party

Trump later introduced two speakers at the Hanukkah celebration: Rabbi Meir Soloveichik and Holocaust survivor Louise Lawrence-Israels. Trump hosted hundreds of attendees at the White House for the party, with a guest list that had been narrowed from previous administrations.

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  • Nikki Haley: Trump's Assault Accusers Should Be Heard, Even After the Election
Nikki Haley: Trump's Assault Accusers Should Be Heard, Even After the Election

The former SC governor also said that she was proud of all the women who have come forward to share their stories of sexual misconduct in numerous industries across the country. Dickerson pressed further, likely a nod to Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders' assessment this week that Americans no longer cared about the the extensive list of wo...

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  • Trump Suggests Firing Journalist After His Apologies Over 'Fake' Photo
Trump Suggests Firing Journalist After His Apologies Over 'Fake' Photo

However, his mea culpa is not enough for Trump, who wants Weigel fired, in the president's efforts to expose what he considers unfair reporting by the mainstream media. The reporter, Dave Weigel , posted a picture of an arena with many empty seats. 'Packed to the rafters , ' Weigel quipped of his phony photo.

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  • Collins says Senate will face 'tough decision' if Moore wins
Collins says Senate will face 'tough decision' if Moore wins

Senior party figures saying they are sticking with Mr Moore. The president didn't have much of anything to say on Moore's behalf, however, other than to point out he would be a reliable pro-Trump vote in the Senate. The state's most influential politician, Republican U.S. Sen. I know you are the old media and you get offended when we don't talk to ...

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  • Arab league adopts resolution criticizing Trump's Jerusalem move
Arab league adopts resolution criticizing Trump's Jerusalem move

Later Saturday unrest spread into Israel when a bus was stoned near Arab towns in the northern Wadi Ara district, injuring the driver. Violent clashes with Israeli security forces occurred in a number of locations. Erdogan said in a speech in the central Turkish city of Sivas. The school's building was damaged but there were no injuries and...

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  • FBI Director Wray balks at demand to disclose FISA application, Strzok role
FBI Director Wray balks at demand to disclose FISA application, Strzok role

Wray: "We can not afford for the FBI - which has traditionally been dubbed the premier law enforcement agency in the world - to become tainted by politicization or the perception of a lack of even-handedness". Jim Jordan, Ohio Republican. Nadler warned Wray that he was under attack from Republicans, and urged him to publicly rebut criticism from ...

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  • UN, North Korea agree security situation 'most tense'
UN, North Korea agree security situation 'most tense'

Jeffrey Feltman flew to Beijing on Saturday after wrapping up a five-day visit to Pyongyang aimed at defusing the crisis, just a week after North Korea said it test-fired a new ballistic missile capable of reaching the United States. After the UN's Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Mr Feltman met senior North Koreans all agreed "the cu...

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  • Lindsey Vonn: I'm representing the USA, but not Trump at Olympics
Lindsey Vonn: I'm representing the USA, but not Trump at Olympics

A number of athletes have been critical of Trump, including National Basketball Association stars LeBron James and Steph Curry. She is now worth an estimated $3 million. Vonn is now in St. Mortiz, Switzerland, to compete in a World Cup event, which will allow her to qualify for the Olympics in February. It's scary to think it wouldn't have just bee...

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  • Franken accusers say resignation speech was hypocritical
Franken accusers say resignation speech was hypocritical

A fifth woman comes forward with an allegation. In a resignation speech Thursday, Franken said was "upset" by the allegations, which he called "not true". I froze. Then he squeezed. "Over the last few weeks, a number of women have come forward to talk about how they felt my actions had affected them", he began.

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  • Due to Winter Storm Warning, Expect Delays in CCRTA Service
Due to Winter Storm Warning, Expect Delays in CCRTA Service

Locally, we won't see snow as the storm moves across Georgia and into North Carolina. The snowstorm was one of the most unpredictable to hit the South in recent years. Other weather trackers warned of frozen roadways in southern MS and Louisiana through the weekend. Light snow is expected to continue for several hours overnight and end by 5:00...

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  • PM Narendra Modi wishes Sonia Gandhi on birthday
PM Narendra Modi wishes Sonia Gandhi on birthday

He added that the people of Gujarat will punish the Congress for their politics. She married Rajiv Gandhi in 1968. Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, Congress leader in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge and several former chief ministers and officer bearers of Congress also greeted Mrs Gandhi.

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  • More than 100 structures destroyed in Creek fire
More than 100 structures destroyed in Creek fire

Firefighters continued to battle blazes across a large swath of Southern California on Saturday, and state officials warned that continued high winds into Sunday could create erratic fire conditions, leaving residents with little chance of a reprieve from the flames and smoke that have lasted almost a week.

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  • Activists gather at University Verizon to protest net neutrality rollback
Activists gather at University Verizon to protest net neutrality rollback

The organizer of the Redding protests, Valerie Anderson, asked people to call Congressman LaMalfa and express concerns about the pullback from net neutrality. But on December 14, the FCC - again in a party-line vote - is expected to take an ax to these rules, which FCC chairman Ajit Pai has called "heavy handed".

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  • Affect assessments of Brexit on the United Kingdom 'do not exist'
Affect assessments of Brexit on the United Kingdom 'do not exist'

Government did not assess impact of leaving customs union before Cabinet decided to make it Brexit policy, Davis said. But it also enables Britain to strike its own free trade agreements around the world, and that will bring benefits to the U.K., Davis said.

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