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Turkey could play 'mediator role' in Russia-Ukraine crisis: Erdogan

Turkey could play 'mediator role' in Russia-Ukraine crisis: Erdogan It's unclear whether Tsygykal's comments included non-Russian foreigners. The Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, tweeted that the latest measure was created to prevent Russia from forming units of "private" armies, "which in reality are representatives of the armed forces of the Russian Federation", on Ukrainian soil. [Full Article...]

Syria: we downed Israeli plane and missiles

Syria: we downed Israeli plane and missiles Syrian state media had earlier cited an unnamed source as saying that the country's air defenses had shot down " enemy targets" over the town, without specifying the nature of the target or its origin. The footage came after a missile attack was launched against Syria on Friday. Hezbollah, which has been working closely with Iran to purge foreign-backed terrorists from Syrian cities, has report... [Full Article...]

USA calls China's tariffs on American autos "egregious"

USA calls China's tariffs on American autos The cancellation coincided with a new eruption in the controversy over whether Putin's government meddled to help elect Trump to the White House. There is little reason to be optimistic about the outcome of the dinner between Xi Jinping .and Donald Trump . [Full Article...]

May and Corbyn agree to televised Brexit debate, but disagree over where

May and Corbyn agree to televised Brexit debate, but disagree over where Asked what she will do if MPs reject her plan, she retorted: "We haven't had the vote yet". Mr McDonnell, a close ally of Jeremy Corbyn , said Labour's preferred option remained a General Election if the government is defeated in the "meaningful vote" on Withdrawal Agreement on December 11. [Full Article...]

European Union unveils plan to cut emissions to zero by 2050

European Union unveils plan to cut emissions to zero by 2050 This ninth UNEP emissions report has been prepared by an worldwide team of leading scientists, assessing all available information. The three reports in question are the U.N. 28, 2018. The EU executive published its strategy on Wednesday, setting out eight pathways to reducing emissions - two of which chart a course for Europe to becoming climate neutral by absorbing as much greenhouse gas... [Full Article...]

CNN fires analyst Marc Lamont Hill after UN speech on Israel

CNN fires analyst Marc Lamont Hill after UN speech on Israel Jerusalem has been the capital of the modern state of Israel since its founding in 1948 and is the holiest city in Judaism. " Marc Lamont Hill is no longer under contract with CNN ", the network announced Thursday. "I do not support anti-Semitism, killing Jewish people, or any of the other things attributed to my speech". No part of this is a call to destroy Israel. [Full Article...]

Explosion near chemical plant in northern China, deaths and injuries

Explosion near chemical plant in northern China, deaths and injuries The province, along with capital Beijing , will host the 2022 Winter Olympics. The injured were taken to hospital. Beijing is hosting the 2022 Winter Games, with some of the mountain sport competitions taking place on the outskirts of Zhangjiakou . [Full Article...]

Gunman in deadly Alabama mall shooting arrested in Georgia

Gunman in deadly Alabama mall shooting arrested in Georgia On Thursday, Hoover city officials held a news conference asking ALEA to release "limited information" on the case to the public. Bradford was shot by police after another man, first suspected to be Bradford but now believed to be Brown, and the 18-year-old got into a physical altercation, Hoover police said. [Full Article...]

Naval standoff: Vladimir Putin blames Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko

Naval standoff: Vladimir Putin blames Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko Following Trump's tweet Thursday, the White House said he had also cancelled formal meetings at the G20 with Turkey and South Korea, preferring to speak informally with leaders at the summit. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the United States leader made the decision to cancel while aboard Air Force One before take-off from Washington to Buenos Aires. [Full Article...]

Convicted murderer Samuel Little confesses to killing 90 women

Convicted murderer Samuel Little confesses to killing 90 women He spent time in jail for assaulting a woman in Missouri and for holding a woman against her will in California . The FBI said he has a long history of contact with law enforcement, including shoplifting, fraud, drug, solicitation, and burglary charges. [Full Article...]

Pentagon: Active shooter report at Walter Reed was a drill

Pentagon: Active shooter report at Walter Reed was a drill Montgomery County Police told the Baltimore Sun that officers received a call at 2.27pm about the possible shooter. Earlier Tuesday, NSA Bethesda tweeted that there had been reports of shots fired in the basement of Building 19 of the hospital complex. [Full Article...]

Family of man killed by police on Black Friday wants answers

Family of man killed by police on Black Friday wants answers By Monday morning, that statement had also been memory-holed - no longer available on @HooverPD's Twitter - and the story had changed again, this time emphasizing that Bradford had " brandished a gun during the seconds following the gunshots, which instantly heightened the sense of threat " - implying that Bradford was to blame for his own murder by making the officer fear for his safety in the " ... [Full Article...]

Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey’s Mevlut Cavusoglu recounts grisly details from murder tape

Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey’s Mevlut Cavusoglu recounts grisly details from murder tape Khashoggi's body has not been found, despite extensive police searches in the consulate, the consul-general's residence and a forest in Istanbul. A forensic doctor is "instructing the others - they should listen to music while he dismembers the body", Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu , tells Sueddeutsche Zeitung in an interview published on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Michael Cohen to plead guilty to lying during Russian Federation probe

Michael Cohen to plead guilty to lying during Russian Federation probe The lawyer participated in a closed-door testimony before Congress past year where he reportedly made false statements about a Trump Tower project in Moscow that was undertaken in 2015 and 2016, CNBC reports . Cohen and prosecutors referred to Trump as "individual one" throughout Thursday's proceedings and said he lied "to be loyal to Individual One". Since then, ABC reports , Cohen has sp... [Full Article...]

Mississippi Republicans say they'll vote for Cindy Hyde-Smith, albeit reluctantly

Mississippi Republicans say they'll vote for Cindy Hyde-Smith, albeit reluctantly Whose judgement was it that a donation to her campaign, in that amount, at that particular time, made sense? "We need someone who respects the live of lynch victims", one sign reads. Smith faces a run-off election against Democrat Mike Espy on Tuesday after failing to gain 50 percent of the vote on November 6. Later, at a Christmas-themed rally in Biloxi, where Trump emerged on the stage fro... [Full Article...]

UK Students Attack Sister of 'Waterboarded' Refugee Schoolboy, Rip Off Her Hijab

UK Students Attack Sister of 'Waterboarded' Refugee Schoolboy, Rip Off Her Hijab A video appearing to show the sister of a Syrian refugee being attacked at the same school where her brother was allegedly assaulted has emerged. Sometimes I say to my dad: "'I don't want to go to school any more.' I was just crying and I didn't do nothing because I respect the school rules". [Full Article...]

Arlington event photographer threatened deputies after arrest at wedding, authorities say

Arlington event photographer threatened deputies after arrest at wedding, authorities say Mehta "had been found having sexual intercourse with a male" wedding guest, and the wedding party informed the off-duty sheriff's deputy who was working security at the venue, according to the arrest report by the Parker County Sheriff. The prescription was in her name and deputies believe she mixed the drug with alcohol, which can lead to risky side effects, including extreme drowsiness, nausea... [Full Article...]

Seoul, Moscow discuss details of Putin’s visit to South Korea - ambassador

Seoul, Moscow discuss details of Putin’s visit to South Korea - ambassador Plans include inter-Korea discussions on future cooperation, according to the report . Days after the puppies were born, South Korea flew military planes filled with tangerines to Pyongyang, BBC reported. "As the pregnancy period of dogs is about two months, Gomi must have been pregnant when she came to us", Moon tweeted when the puppies were born, adding: "I hope inter-Korean ties will als... [Full Article...]

Woman, baby killed by grizzly bear

Woman, baby killed by grizzly bear As he returned to his family cabin, he said, he was charged by a grizzly bear. Roesholt runs Wildtracks Adventure Service which offers guided trapping trips in the what his website describes as "one of the most remote parts of Yukon". Family friend Rémy Beaupré said: "It's a big, big blow". They had settled in the cabin during of Ms Theoret's maternity leave from teaching at a Whitehorse prima... [Full Article...]

Melania Trump defends red Christmas trees: 'I think they look fantastic'

Melania Trump defends red Christmas trees: 'I think they look fantastic' She says the stigma of shame must be lifted from addiction and calls for more public discussion about it so people can get help. I have also learned that addiction is a disease, and like any illness, people need and deserve treatment. "I teach him what is right, what is wrong, and I will always tell him that drugs, they could be very risky and they could mess up your mind and body", Trump said. [Full Article...]


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