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World Brexit legal advice: Theresa May faces fresh battle
Author: 0 Brexit legal advice: Theresa May faces fresh battle

The government insists such legal advice is always confidential - and that MPs will be able to question Mr Cox about it on Monday after his statement. But while he accepted the deal was not "perfect", he said the alternative was either "no deal or no Brexit". The main opposition Labour Party says it will seek a vote of no confidence in the government if May loses the vote.

World Xi, Putin, Modi agree to increase trilateral cooperation
Author: 0 Xi, Putin, Modi agree to increase trilateral cooperation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a three-day official visit to Argentina to attend the ongoing G20 summit . "I invite leadership from across the world to come to India in 2022", he said. Talking to reporters, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said there was a "complete unanimity" of views both on worldwide political situation and global economic situation.

World France to Consider State of Emergency Amid 'Yellow Vests' Protests - Spokesman
Author: 0 France to Consider State of Emergency Amid 'Yellow Vests' Protests - Spokesman

Chaotic scenes were seen on the streets of Paris as French riot police used teargas on Saturday against protesters clad in fluorescent yellow trying to break through security cordons at the Champs Elysees in the French capital. Twenty people - six of who are police officers - are believed to have been injured in the scuffles, according to French media. Reuters French President Emmannuel Macron leaves the Arc de Triomphe on Sunday after inspecting damage during Saturday's riots.

World James Comey To Testify Before House Judiciary Committee
Author: 0 James Comey To Testify Before House Judiciary Committee

According to text of the agreement between Comey and the Judiciary Committee posted online by BuzzFeed News' Zoe Tillman, a transcript will be made available within 24 hours, "or as soon as is reasonably practical". Trump fired Comey in 2017. Lawyers for the committee ridiculed Comey on Friday for his "grandiose demand" to offer testimony in public, where TV cameras would turn his answers into endlesly replayde video clips.

World Ex-Lawyer Michael Cohen Says He Told Trump About Kremlin Contact
Author: 0 Ex-Lawyer Michael Cohen Says He Told Trump About Kremlin Contact

Michael Cohen pleaded guilty on Thursday to lying to Congress about the real estate deal. They cited the fact he met with Mueller's team in "seven voluntary interview meetings" that began even before he pleaded guilty on August 21 to campaign finance and bank frauds, among other charges, and continued through late November.

World Israeli police recommend indicting PM for bribery
Author: 0 Israeli police recommend indicting PM for bribery

The case involved suspicions that Netanyahu intervened with regulators to help Bezeq and in exchange Elovitch ordered the Walla News website to provide favorable coverage of the Israeli premier and his wife. Netanyahu served as communications minister from 2015 to 2017. Police are also recommending charges be brought against Elovitch and members of his family.

World A rainy weekend in West Michigan, but snow returns soon
Author: 0 A rainy weekend in West Michigan, but snow returns soon

There could be some mixing at times on Saturday across the northwestern part of our area; however, we aren't expecting concerns. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for these areas, and anywhere from 6 to 10 inches of snow is possible by Sunday .

World MBS welcomed at G-20; Trump under fire
Author: 0 MBS welcomed at G-20; Trump under fire

Putin grinned broadly and welcomed Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman like a long-lost friend with an enthusiastic handshake after the group photo, where Trump looked on somberly and Xi stood impassively. A special counsel is also now investigating whether members of the Trump campaign colluded with the Russian government to influence the outcome of the 2016 presidential election.

Author: 0 Cops find ring in grate after engagement goes 'horribly wrong'

Fortunately, photos of the couple were captured by nearby security cameras, so police released the images in hopes that they will help them make sure the ring gets back to its rightful owners. Video shared on social media by the New York Police Department showed the man fumble the ring before lying on ground and peering into the grating while his partner looked on in concern.

World North Korean soldier defects to South, military says
Author: 0 North Korean soldier defects to South, military says

Friday's start to the railway survey came a month later than the date both Koreas initially agreed upon in a high-level meeting in early October. Then they will travel near the Mount Kumgang tourist region and up the east coast to a station near the Russian border.

World Alaska hit by powerful natural disaster, buildings damaged
Author: 0 Alaska hit by powerful natural disaster, buildings damaged

A vehicle is trapped on a collapsed section of the offramp of Minnesota Drive in Anchorage, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. The temblor sparked tsunami warnings for coastal areas of Alaska, including Cook Inlet and part of the Kenai Peninsula, but the alert area never extended as far south as British Columbia or Washington state.

World Ex-Police Officer Charged With Murder in Shooting Unarmed Neighbor
Author: 0 Ex-Police Officer Charged With Murder in Shooting Unarmed Neighbor

The indictment of Amber Guyger comes more than two months after she was arrested in the shooting death of Botham Shem Jean at the Dallas apartment complex where both lived - a killing that sparked days of protests . Dallas County DA Faith Johnson commented on the change of the original manslaughter charges . Before the grand jury decision was handed down, Jean's family's attorney Lee Merritt asserted that he was hoping for a murder indictment.

World President Trump, Saudi Crown Prince exchange greetings at G20
Author: 0 President Trump, Saudi Crown Prince exchange greetings at G20

Meanwhile Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prince Mohammed shared a smiley, enthusiastic greeting at the gathering. The prince , known as MBS , is believed to have ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a Saudi consulate in Turkey, according to an assessment by the Central Intelligence Agency.

World FBI Raids Office of Lawyer Who Did Trump’s Taxes
Author: 0 FBI Raids Office of Lawyer Who Did Trump’s Taxes

The FBI raided the office of Chicago Alderman Edward Burke, shown in this April 2016 photo, who served as a tax lawyer for Donald Trump for more than a decade, on Thursday, Nov. One of the candidates, Jose Luis Torrez, was still talking about the "need for change" in the 14when some of the agents began removing the paper in the windows and soon filed out past him.

World Pelosi Nominated to Reclaim Speakership, Still Faces Test
Author: 0 Pelosi Nominated to Reclaim Speakership, Still Faces Test

Katherine Clark came out victorious in the her bid to become vice chair of the Democratic Caucus . In the upcoming vote, she must win the support of at least 218 members, a majority of all House lawmakers. Using the power of House oversight for reckless and purely politically motivated attacks on the Trump administration would only hurt Democrats and the country as a whole.

World Paul Caneiro: New Jersey Man Charged With Murders of Brother and Family
Author: 0 Paul Caneiro: New Jersey Man Charged With Murders of Brother and Family

Police said Paul Caneiro used gasoline to fuel the early morning fire at his two-storey Colonial in Ocean Township, about 16 kilometres from his brother's US$1.5 million home in Colts Neck. According to reports, Caneiro - a 51-year-old from Ocean Township, New Jersey - has been charged with the murders of his 50-year-old brother Keith Caneiro , 45-year-old wife Jennifer Caneiro , and their two children , 8-year-old Sophia , and 11-year-old Jesse.

World Turkey's president meets with other leaders at G20
Author: 0 Turkey's president meets with other leaders at G20

Putin grinned broadly and welcomed Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman like a long-lost friend with an enthusiastic handshake after the group photo, where Trump looked on somberly and Xi stood impassively. The Trump administration has come under certain fire for its perceived willingness to look the other way on the gruesome murder to maintain ties with a crucial Middle Eastern ally and big buyer of U.S.

World Former FBI Director Comey Sues to Quash House Subpoena
Author: 0 Former FBI Director Comey Sues to Quash House Subpoena

Comey's testimony will be subject to selective leaking by members of the Judiciary Committee in furtherance of the Committee's abuse of these proceedings and harassment of witnesses who appear in closed-door depositions". The probe is looking at the FBI's decisions related to its investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a private e-mail server and its investigation into whether President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation.

Author: 0 White officer charged with murder in death of black neighbour

After hearing evidence since Monday, November 26, a Dallas County grand jury has indicted former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger on a murder charge in the shooting death of 26-year-old St Lucian, Botham Jean . According to the Morning News , Guyger is believed to be only the second Dallas police officer to be indicted for murder in at least 45 years. "An affidavit for an arrest warrant says the officer found the door ajar at what she thought was her own apartment".

World How many Tory MPs might vote against May's Brexit deal?
Author: 0 How many Tory MPs might vote against May's Brexit deal?

Opposition parties and the small Northern Irish party which props up May's minority government have said they plan to vote against it. "The focus of myself and the government is on the vote that is taking place on December 11. His resignation represents a further blow to May, who is trying to persuade her own lawmakers to approve the deal she struck with Brussels on Sunday.

World Canada sanctions 17 Saudis over Khashoggi
Author: 0 Canada sanctions 17 Saudis over Khashoggi

The vote showed a significant number of Republicans were willing to break with Trump to express their deep dissatisfaction with Saudi Arabia and with the USA response to Khashoggi's brutal killing in Turkey last month. Saudi Arabia remained indifferent to calls from the worldwide community, the increasing humanitarian price of the war and the fact that the battle would remain futile.

World W. Bush, the 41st USA president, dies
Author: 0 W. Bush, the 41st USA president, dies

His presidency coincided with a period of world upheaval that saw the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the fall of the Berlin Wall and the start of America's post-Cold War conflicts. They added: "Our thoughts are with the entire Bush family tonight - and all who were inspired by George and Barbara's example". His political career saw him occupy a number of positions including congressman, Central Intelligence Agency director and Ronald Reagan's vice president for the Republican Party before ...

World Latest Facebook controversy puts heat on Sheryl Sandberg
Author: 0 Latest Facebook controversy puts heat on Sheryl Sandberg

Soros is a prominent investor and we looked into his investments and trading activity related to Facebook", a spokeswoman said , queried by AFP after a New York Times report on the matter. Facebook has stumbled from one mess to another this year as it grapples with continuing fallout from Russia's use of the platform to interfere in the 2016 USA presidential election, the Cambridge Analytica scandal in which user data was harnessed in a bid to help candidate Donald Trump, and a huge ...

World Huge 7.0 quake in Alaska Destroys Roads, Triggers Tsunami Warning
Author: 0 Huge 7.0 quake in Alaska Destroys Roads, Triggers Tsunami Warning

An quake has shaken buildings in Anchorage, Alaska , and authorities issued a tsunami warning there. The natural disaster was then followed by a 5.8 magnitude aftershock. Senior center technician Michael Burgy says gauges are being monitored to determine if any underwater landslides have generated tsunami waves. Police in Alaska's island community of Kodiak say residents are heeding advice to head to higher ground because of the tsunami warning.

World Boozman, recipient of Saudi largesse, a no vote on ending Yemen war
Author: 0 Boozman, recipient of Saudi largesse, a no vote on ending Yemen war

Senior politicians from both parties rebuffed the Trump administration's attempt to placate lawmakers demanding action against Saudi Arabia. An all-Senate briefing by Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo earlier on Wednesday about Yemen and Saudi Arabia did little to convince senators to oppose the measure and instead seemed to have only pushed members to support it."I was leaning toward supporting it and this briefing helped to get me there all the way", Sen.

World Here’s what Imran Khan said at Kartarpur ceremony
Author: 0 Here’s what Imran Khan said at Kartarpur ceremony

The 26/11 attack case has entered into the 10th year but none of its seven suspects in Pakistan has been punished yet, showing that the case had never been in its priority list. The Pakistan Prime Minister said that "there has been a clampdown" on Saeed's activities, but also claimed that he had "inherited" the issue. Once opened, it would allow Sikh pilgrims a direct access to the historic Gurudwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur , Pakistan, where Guru Nanak Dev died in 1539.