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World Erdogan voices Turkey's support to Maduro in Caracas
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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro , right, embraces Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after a joint press conference at Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela , Monday, Dec. The Turkish president added that his "friend" Maduro was facing " manipulative attacks from certain countries and acts of sabotage from economic assassins ", in an apparent reference to the United States .

World John Kelly out as Trump's chief of staff
Author: 0 John Kelly out as Trump's chief of staff

Former White House Counsel Don McGahn was likewise forced out of his job after it was reported that he had cooperated extensively in Mueller's probe. Trump said the date of transition is "to be determined". Trump began circumventing many of the policies and protocols he enacted, and he was on the verge of being fired or resigning numerous times.

World US resolution condemning Hamas over Israel fails at United Nations
Author: 0 US resolution condemning Hamas over Israel fails at United Nations

The resolution, backed strongly by Israel and the US, needed a two-thirds majority to pass following an earlier vote in the assembly. The resolution needed a two-thirds majority of the 193-member body to pass Thursday. for the two-state solution of Israel and Palestine, living side by side in peace and security within recognized borders, based on the pre-1967 borders".

World Six dead in stampede at Italian nightclub
Author: 0 Six dead in stampede at Italian nightclub

A stampede at a rap concert in an Italian nightclub killed five teens and one adult, and left dozens of people injured early Saturday, authorities said. Numerous injured suffered severe bruising while others had broken bones. "Perhaps because of the dispersal of a stinging substance, boys flee by panic trampling".

World Trump Appoints Gen. Mark Milley Chairman Of The Joint Chiefs Of Staff
Author: 0 Trump Appoints Gen. Mark Milley Chairman Of The Joint Chiefs Of Staff

Speaking to reporters on Friday, Trump hinted an announcement related to the Joint Chiefs of Staff was forthcoming as he unveiled other picks - William Barr for attorney general and Heather Nauert for United Nations ambassador. Dunford was picked as chairman of the Joint Chiefs in 2015 by former President Barack Obama. Two defense officials tell CNN that Milley and Trump will be together on the Army side of the field during tomorrow's game and then Trump is expected to visit the Navy side ...

World Grace Millane disappearance now a homicide investigation, police say
Author: 0 Grace Millane disappearance now a homicide investigation, police say

More than two dozen police officers have been investigating the 22-year-old's disappearance since she was reported missing earlier this week. "I know that the thoughts of all new Zealanders will be with Grace's family tonight, and I want to reassure everyone both here and overseas that New Zealand Police are determined to do everything we can to find her", he said.

World State spokeswoman Trump's expected choice for UN ambassador
Author: 0 State spokeswoman Trump's expected choice for UN ambassador

During her tenure as a State Department spokeswoman, Nauert largely stuck to the department's official script, often deflecting questions about U.S. allies, including Israel. Because of her inexperience in diplomacy and short political resume, Nauert may face difficulty securing the job. "Haley has done representing your administration and the American people".

World Acceptance good but we already knew it, Army chief to Pak PM
Author: 0 Acceptance good but we already knew it, Army chief to Pak PM

Some 14,000 USA soldiers are now serving in Afghanistan, and McKenzie couldn't say how much longer the United States would remain in the country. It is in Pakistan's long-term interest to have a government in Afghanistan that is stable that they can do business with.

World Kramp-Karrenbauer wins first round vote to replace Merkel as CDU leader
Author: 0 Kramp-Karrenbauer wins first round vote to replace Merkel as CDU leader

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, who is regularly referred to as AKK, is now largely expected to become German Chancellor when Angela Merkel retires in 2021. She would be the most unsafe candidate to face the centre-left Social Democrats and the ecologist Greens, he added. Kramp-Karrenbauer's trump card is her record as a former state premier in Saarland, where she led a broad coalition with the Greens and pro-business Free Democrats, alliance-building skills useful in Germany's fractured ...

World James Comey arrives for closed-door interview with House Republicans
Author: 0 James Comey arrives for closed-door interview with House Republicans

Comey initially resisted the subpoena from committee chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), saying he wanted a public hearing. House Republicans are preparing to interview James Comey behind closed doors, hauling the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director to Capitol Hill one final time before they cede power to Democrats in January.

World Trump Mulling Former US Attorney General Barr to Replace Jeff Sessions
Author: 0 Trump Mulling Former US Attorney General Barr to Replace Jeff Sessions

With the current session of Congress set to soon end, anyone Trump nominates may have to wait until well into 2019 for confirmation. Barr has already held the position of attorney general, serving under the late President George H.W. That person said those advising the president viewed Barr as someone who knows the department well, and is a good manager. Trump has been known to change his mind on key personnel decisions before announcing them.

World He was USA attorney general 25 years ago. Trump wants him back
Author: 0 He was USA attorney general 25 years ago. Trump wants him back

William Barr , who served as Attorney General under President George H.W. Bush, reportedly is the leading candidate to become President Trump's new Attorney General. The Mueller probe has been an Achilles heel for the office of attorney general the past couple of years. While everyone knows that Mr. Trump can change his mind in a heartbeat, the general feeling among those close to the matter, is that a decision on Barr could take place within a matter of days.

World Here's how Wisconsin Republicans want to strip power from incoming Democrats
Author: 0 Here's how Wisconsin Republicans want to strip power from incoming Democrats

That measure is meant to stop Governor-elect Tony Evers and Attorney General-elect Josh Kaul, both Democrats, from following through on campaign promises to end Wisconsin's challenge to the federal healthcare law known as Obamacare. Walker has already signaled general support for the legislation . On Tuesday, before the voting began, state Assembly Speaker Robin Vos set the stakes for his Republican colleagues: "We are going to have a very liberal governor", he said, "who is going to enact ...

World CNN evacuated after bomb threat at Time Warner Center
Author: 0 CNN evacuated after bomb threat at Time Warner Center

The bomb threat was made just 20 minutes after President Trump tweeted that fake news was "the enemy of the people" - the latest in many of his attacks on the media. All vehicle and pedestrian traffic around the CNN offices had also been blocked by police, said New York Police Detective Hubert Reyes. The threat comes less than an hour after President Donald Trump tweeted about "fake news", a phrase which he has often labelled CNN with.

World Kim Jong Un clears schedule for historic visit to Seoul
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un clears schedule for historic visit to Seoul

Despite that site being known to the USA intelligence community, images show in the past year, North Korea has significantly expanded to a nearby base. "They have not lived up to the commitments so far", he told The Wall Street Journal's annual CEO Council conference. An official at Seoul's presidential Blue House who spoke to JTBC on the condition of anonymity said the South needs an answer by the weekend in order to make plans for a summit, if it is to happen before the end of the year.

World Body found during search for U.S. tourist missing in Costa Rica
Author: 0 Body found during search for U.S. tourist missing in Costa Rica

On Monday, officials revealed a body was found buried in a wooded area less than 200-feet behind Carla Stefaniak's Airbnb . In Spanish, Walter Espinoza, the Director General of the OIJ said, "the body was in a state of decomposition but the preliminary observation does verify the body is a woman".

World May's Brexit deal under fire as legal advice stiffens opposition
Author: 0 May's Brexit deal under fire as legal advice stiffens opposition

Allies of the prime minister have looked at the potential for a People's Vote which would be between remaining in the European Union or her deal, which they believe could be won if there is a uarantee to end freedom of movement. May said some in parliament were trying to frustrate Brexit and that she did not think another referendum on Brexit was the right course. "She either has to go back to Brussels and say no to the backstop or it's no deal".

World Heather Nauert 'to replace Nikki Haley as U.S. envoy to UN'
Author: 0 Heather Nauert 'to replace Nikki Haley as U.S. envoy to UN'

A Republican congressional aide said the president was expected to announce his decision by tweet on Friday morning. "I expect to continue to speak out from time to time on important public policy matters, but I will surely not be a candidate for any office in 2020", she said at the time.

World Dad's Punishment for Bullying Goes Viral
Author: 0 Dad's Punishment for Bullying Goes Viral

Millions of people have viewed it and hundreds of thousands more have left a comment. Matt Cox of Swanton said that his 10-year-old daughter was suspended from the bus last Friday. Cox said he hopes that any child who watches understands that bullying is not acceptable "everywhere". "A lot of children today feel that the things their parents do for them is a right, not a privilege", he explained in the video , "such as parents taking their children to school in the morning or even bus ...

World All public transport to be free in Luxembourg in a world first
Author: 0 All public transport to be free in Luxembourg in a world first

The re-elected coalition government of liberal Prime Minister Xavier Bettel said "free public transport will be introduced in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg's territory" from early 2020. On average, it's estimated that drivers in Luxembourg City spend an average of 33 hours in traffic in 2017 . On top of the transport pledge, the new government is also considering legalising cannabis, and introducing two new public holidays.

World Trump keeps up pressure on Dems over border wall
Author: 0 Trump keeps up pressure on Dems over border wall

Bush, who died Friday. The president and first lady made a trip to the U.S. Capitol Monday night to pay their respects to former President George H.W. While Democrats prefer a one-week extension, they likely would not object to a two-week delay, a Democratic aide said Monday. The House and Senate are expected to approve the new deadline at some point this week.

World Khashoggi murder: Turkey orders arrest of senior Saudi officials
Author: 0 Khashoggi murder: Turkey orders arrest of senior Saudi officials

Supporters of the resolution , like Sen. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) fears that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman will force the United States to take drastic action against Saudi Arabia someday if he doesn't quit his authoritarian practices like orchestrating the death of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi .

World Italy's 'Ndrangheta mafia hit by huge worldwide sweep
Author: 0 Italy's 'Ndrangheta mafia hit by huge worldwide sweep

The raids were the culmination of an investigation codenamed Pollino that was launched in 2016 against the 'Ndrangheta criminal group on allegations of cocaine trafficking, money laundering, bribery and violence, said Eurojust, the European prosecution agency that fights cross-border organised crime, which coordinated the operation.

World PETA Asking People to Stop Using 'Anti-Animal Language'
Author: 0 PETA Asking People to Stop Using 'Anti-Animal Language'

It included suggested replacement phrases for common phrases that the organization says are harmful. Our animal friends are unaware of these problems but thank goodness for their friends at Peta, who are feeding their fed horse in the name of false equality and seem unable to grasp the idea of a figure of speech.

World Hundreds of People From Migrant Caravan Breach US-Mexican Border
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With growing frustration at the length of the asylum process, migrants climb over the border fence that divides the United States and Mexico on Sunday near Las Playas de Tijuana, Mexico . The attempt to cross into the USA illegally came just days after the migrants were transferred from one temporary shelter to another after it had become unsanitary.

World Trump to grant Kim's wishes after denuclearisation: S. Korea President
Author: 0 Trump to grant Kim's wishes after denuclearisation: S. Korea President

Speaking in Buenos Aires, where he discussed the situation on the Korean Peninsula with Mr Moon, Mr Trump said he hoped to organise a follow-up meeting with Mr Kim for early next year. "We have actually talked about three sites, we haven't determined the sites", he said. Their two previous summits were held at the countries' shared border village of Panmunjom.