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France's "yellow vest" protests rumble on in quieter mood

France's The Yellow Vest movement has spread across Europe and even as far as Taiwan where thousands protested for the third time in a week to demand lower taxes and the fair handling of tax disputes. Protesters spilled on to tram lines and lobbed projectiles at police who replied with tear gas grenades and detained several people. Some members of the broad-based yellow vest movement accuse French lead... [Full Article...]

Extremists Seize Nigerian Town and Key Military Base

Extremists Seize Nigerian Town and Key Military Base A faction of Boko Haram, Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA), which split from the insurgency in 2016 claimed responsibility for an attack on a military base in Baga, a town in eastern Borno state, which the Nigerian army said took place on Wednesday evening. [Full Article...]

House leader: Dems won't seat Harris in unresolved race

House leader: Dems won't seat Harris in unresolved race But if the current elections board is disbanded without a new one to replace it, the board chairman or vice-chair who could issue the requested subpoenas wouldn't exist. The State Board of Elections has declined to certify Republican Mark Harris as the victor of November's race in North Carolina's 9th Congressional District, but Harris continues to persist. [Full Article...]

Indonesian volcano a quarter of previous size following deadly eruption

Indonesian volcano a quarter of previous size following deadly eruption Satellite photos aren't available because of cloud cover but radar images from a Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency satellite taken before and after the eruption show the volcano's southwestern flank has disappeared. Anak Krakatau, which means "Child of Krakatoa", emerged around 1928 in the crater left by its forerunner, the infamous Krakatoa volcano. "It is possible that the new shape of the vo... [Full Article...]

Jammu & Kashmir: 11 injured in clashes near Pulwama gunfight site

Jammu & Kashmir: 11 injured in clashes near Pulwama gunfight site The slain militants were identified as Muzamil Nabi Dar, Muzamil Nazir Bhat of Prichoo, Waseem Akram Wani and a non-local militant Haris. The gunfight took place in Bon Hajin village in Rajpora area. The authorities snapped mobile internet services and suspended rail services as "a precautionary measure". Arms and ammunition, including rifles, were found at the encounter site. [Full Article...]

Oregon hotel fires employees who called police on black guest

Oregon hotel fires employees who called police on black guest When a black man staying in a Doubletree hotel in Portland, Oregon, called his mother from the lobby, he was told by a white security guard that he was trespassing and was escorted out of the building by police. At this point, the videos that Massey recorded of the encounter begin, showing the security guard standing over him and telling him that police will arrive soon to escort him off the p... [Full Article...]

Minister for Middle East's statement on Israeli settlement announcement

Minister for Middle East's statement on Israeli settlement announcement All Israeli settlements are illegal under worldwide law. In a Thursday statement, Peace Now, a Tel Aviv-based NGO, said the Israeli authorities had approved construction of 2,191 new settlement units in East Jerusalem's Givat Zeev settlement. [Full Article...]

Trump says `big progress being made' with China after Xi call

On Twitter , President Trump said he "just had a long and a very good call with President Xi of China ", and that the two covered "all subjects, areas and points of dispute". Global investors have cited the US-China trade war as a factor rattling markets. In retaliation, China imposed tariffs on $110 billion of American goods. [Full Article...]

Trump threatens to shutdown United States border with Mexico

Trump threatens to shutdown United States border with Mexico Jakelin was laid to rest in an open casket ceremony in her native Guatemala on Christmas Eve, the same day it was announced that eight-year-old Felipe Gomez Alonzo died after being detained by United States border agents. Lorella Praeli, deputy political director at the American Civil Liberties Union, said in a statement that Congress has an obligation to serve as a check on the executive branch... [Full Article...]

More migrants and refugees try to reach United Kingdom via English Channel

More migrants and refugees try to reach United Kingdom via English Channel Early on Christmas Day, six young Iranians hauled an inflatable dinghy down to the sea near Calais, intent on crossing the English Channel to Dover. The bigger issue is to prevent the migrants coming in the first. After being brought back to Dover some of them needed treatment for hypothermia, according to Sky sources. It's time to stop the rot by sending in the Royal Navy . [Full Article...]

Trump blames Democrats for migrant child deaths amid wall impasse

Trump blames Democrats for migrant child deaths amid wall impasse Negotiations on lifting that partial government shutdown , perhaps by providing some border security funding, have sputtered out and no new debate is scheduled before next Wednesday. Earlier this month, a 7-year-old girl from Guatemala died after she began vomiting and stopped breathing while in Border Patrol custody . Nielsen also had a conversation with the city's Republican mayor, Dee... [Full Article...]

California officer's killing reignites sanctuary law fight

California officer's killing reignites sanctuary law fight Arriaga is accused of shooting to death Newman police corporal Sonil Singh after Singh pulled him over on suspicion of driving under the influence. Ronil Singh died shortly after being taken to the hospital. Christianson said at the news conference. The man police believe shot and killed Newman Police Cpl. "It's a conversation we need to have". The fugitive who was wanted for the fatal sho... [Full Article...]

Hacker steals data on 1,000 North Korean defectors in South

Hacker steals data on 1,000 North Korean defectors in South In a press release, the Ministry of Unification said hackers stole information on 997 North Korean defectors living in the North Gyeongsang province, except the city of Gyeongsan. Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya told reporters earlier Friday that he chose to release the footage and data as objective evidence to let the people in and outside Japan know that the Japanese Self-Defense Force operat... [Full Article...]

Severe Storm System Brings Flood Risks to the South

Severe Storm System Brings Flood Risks to the South According to The Weather Channel , Winter Storm Eboni - which started in California earlier this week with wind gusts of up to 65 miles per hour - moved into the Great Plains on Wednesday and will hit the upper Midwest and New England by Friday. [Full Article...]

7.0 magnitude undersea quake shakes Philippines mainland

7.0 magnitude undersea quake shakes Philippines mainland No casualties or damage have been reported immediately. The death toll from the multiple quakes and ensuing tsunami in Indonesia's Central Sulawesi province has risen to 1,424, an official said at a joint press conference in Jakarta on Thursday. [Full Article...]

California Police Officer Killed by Alleged Illegal Alien Was a Legal Immigrant

California Police Officer Killed by Alleged Illegal Alien Was a Legal Immigrant In an alert, the California Highway Patrol said the suspect , whose name was not known, is considered to be armed and risky. Singh of the Newman Police Department was called off on a traffic stop at Newman and "A few moments later he called out "shots fired" over the radio", said the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department, which is now leading the investigation. [Full Article...]

Nation's oldest WWII veteran passes away in Texas at age 112

Nation's oldest WWII veteran passes away in Texas at age 112 Overton enlisted in the US military in September of 1940, a little over a year before America's involvement in the Second World War began. He gave credit to God for his longevity, but he always said cigars and whiskey helped. "Just keep living, don't die", he responded. 70 years after fighting in World War II, President Obama invited Overton to spend Veterans Day 2013 in Washington. [Full Article...]

Cohen's Cell Signal Traced To Prague, Possibly Verifying Key Steele Dossier Claim

Cohen's Cell Signal Traced To Prague, Possibly Verifying Key Steele Dossier Claim Cohen , who was sentenced to three years in prison this month after pleading guilty to tax evasion and other crimes, had denied previously ever visiting Prague . Although President Donald Trump has referred to the dossier as a "pile of garbage", much of it has been authenticated by news and intelligence services. [Full Article...]

Japan to Withdraw From International Whaling Commission

Japan to Withdraw From International Whaling Commission Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said that Japan "has reached the decision to leave because we've been unable to obtain concessions from countries that place emphasis only on preservation of whale resources". Norway and Iceland - both members of the whaling commission - also hunt commercially. Whaling has been severely criticised by countries such as Australia , US and also by the E... [Full Article...]

Boy dies after Yemeni mum fought USA travel ban to reach him

Boy dies after Yemeni mum fought USA travel ban to reach him It forced me to choose between my son's health and keeping our family together. Following their son's death, Mr Hassan said: "We are heartbroken". Hassan and Abdullah, who are both U.S. Hassan, made a public plea to President Donald Trump to expedite his wife's visa application so she could have the chance to see her son one last time. [Full Article...]


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