• Shutdown Stalemate as House Plugs Border Wall Funds Back Into CR
Shutdown Stalemate as House Plugs Border Wall Funds Back Into CR

Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY have made it clear they will not support money for Trump's wall. Trump won't travel as planned to his Florida resort for the holidays if there's a shutdown, spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said at the White House.

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  • Jeremy Corbyn: I did not use the words 'stupid woman'
Jeremy Corbyn: I did not use the words 'stupid woman'

While six in ten (60%) believe Mr Corbyn did call the prime minister a "stupid woman", most of the public - 56% - think that using the phrase is not sexist. Other female MPs also accused Bercow of misogyny, including Tory MP Vicky Ford who said she had heard the speaker call her a "stupid woman" in a previous session.

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  • Cohen Only Became a 'Rat' After FBI Broke Into His Offices
Cohen Only Became a 'Rat' After FBI Broke Into His Offices

He added that Trump learned of the payments later and reimbursed Cohen, who said defied basic principles of ethics by recording Trump for several hours without his knowledge. His representative, Lanny Davis, told CBS' " Face the Nation " on Sunday that his written statement to Congress, which contained the lie, was published ahead of his testimony ...

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  • Huawei On Track With 5G Ambitions, Ups Cybersecurity Spending
Huawei On Track With 5G Ambitions, Ups Cybersecurity Spending

Despite prior reports, Hu denies claims Japan will ban Huawei from government contracts. The world's largest suppliers of telecommunications equipment also provided an upbeat outlook for 2018, projecting to end the year with more than $100 billion in revenue, up from $92 billion it archived last year.

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  • Russia's Putin says threat of nuclear war should not be underestimated
Russia's Putin says threat of nuclear war should not be underestimated

Moving onto foreign policy questions, Putin warned of a "collapse of the worldwide arms (control) system" after Washington announced it would withdraw from a key Cold War treaty. Russian Federation has repeatedly denied the conclusions of USA intelligence agencies that it intervened in the 2016 presidential elections in Trump's favor.

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  • Japan to Buy More Stealth Jets, Radar to Counter China, Russia
Japan to Buy More Stealth Jets, Radar to Counter China, Russia

Navy aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan conducts military drills during Keen Sword, a joint field-training exercise involving U.S. military, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force personnel and Royal Canadian Navy on November 3, 2018. However, it would be wrong to believe that the upgrades will turn the Izumo-class vessels into "full-fledged aircraft ...

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  • North Korea warns U.S. over stalled nuclear negotiations
North Korea warns U.S. over stalled nuclear negotiations

The North Korean government has warned that US sanctions against its officials could endanger denuclearization talks. A historic summit between Trump and Kim in June opened up dialogue on denuclearization of the Korean peninsula between the two countries after months of military threats.

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  • Nigel Farage Reacts To Jeremy Corbyn's Motion Of No Confidence In PM
Nigel Farage Reacts To Jeremy Corbyn's Motion Of No Confidence In PM

No 10 accused the Labour leader of a political "stunt", and said the Government would not allow parliamentary time for a vote. Furthermore, Labour sources are indicating that if the government does not allow time for the vote, it will escalate the situation to a full no confidence motion in the government as a whole - a move which, if Mrs May l...

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  • Donald Trump Wishes Michael Flynn 'Good Luck' with Sentencing
Donald Trump Wishes Michael Flynn 'Good Luck' with Sentencing

Still, the mere insinuation of underhanded tactics has been startling given the seemingly productive relationship between the two sides, and it was especially striking since prosecutors with special counsel Robert Mueller's office have praised Flynn's cooperation and recommended against prison time.

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  • Trump Calls Michael Cohen a 'rat'
Trump Calls Michael Cohen a 'rat'

The term "rat" is traditionally used in organised crime to refer to a "turncoat" or "informer" who has confessed to authorities and given law enforcement authorities inside information about the organisation. The FBI executed a search warrant obtained from a judge in conducting a raid in April on Cohen's home, office and hotel room and seizing re...

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  • Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns as Sri Lankan PM
Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns as Sri Lankan PM

Wickremsinghe and his MPs. Rajapaksa chose to resign from his premiership on Friday after the Supreme Court continued a suspension order on him and his Cabinet from continuing in office. His son Namal Rajapaksa, also a lawmaker, said his father would make a special statement at 0830 GMT "He just signed the resignation letter in front of party mem...

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  • Trump inauguration spending reportedly under criminal investigation by federal prosecutors
Trump inauguration spending reportedly under criminal investigation by federal prosecutors

Although campaign finance laws restrict the size of campaign contributions, inaugurations can accept unlimited donations, including from corporations. Marcus Owens , the former head of the division of the Internal Revenue Service, said even doing business with Trump's hotels raises serious ethical red flags.

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  • 's ousted Prime Minister expects President to respect the SC ruling
's ousted Prime Minister expects President to respect the SC ruling

The court said Sirisena could not dissolve parliament before it had completed most of its five-year term. The seven-judge bench unanimously decided that Sirisena violated the constitution when he dissolved parliament last month and called a snap election almost two years ahead of schedule.

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  • HuffPost: Trump Considering Son-In-Law Kushner For Chief Of Staff Job
HuffPost: Trump Considering Son-In-Law Kushner For Chief Of Staff Job

Other sources said Mr Trump was hearing appeals from some advisers to consider Mr Kushner, a top White House aide who is married to Trump's daughter Ivanka, for the chief of staff job. "He's not now inclined to pursue it", the source said. Meadows had been a contender for the role, after Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff, Nick Ayers, dro...

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  • Macclenny hospital evacuated, bomb threats emailed across US
Macclenny hospital evacuated, bomb threats emailed across US

Winnipeg officers are going to each business that has been threatened and are taking necessary precautions. Police also said that a business reported a bomb threat in Seaford. While these are just another variant of the scam email campaigns that have been going around lately, such as the sextortion email campaigns , due to their threat they n...

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  • We will prepare for a no-deal Brexit
We will prepare for a no-deal Brexit

The backstop, which is created to prevent a hard border on the island of Ireland, is opposed by those who believe that it keeps the United Kingdom in a customs union with the EU, but without any say in Europe's decision-making process. It's taken two years to put together. A vote delayed. Mrs May returning to Brussels. The comments come just a fe...

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  • China behind Marriott hotel breach, may be preparing for more hacks
China behind Marriott hotel breach, may be preparing for more hacks

Federal investigators believe the hack, which began in 2014, was conducted by people working for China's Ministry of State Security. Compromised customer data included names, passport numbers, addresses, phone numbers, birth dates and e-mail addresses.

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  • Strasbourg Christmas market shooter has been killed, police sources say
Strasbourg Christmas market shooter has been killed, police sources say

The French police are hunting the gunman who opened fire near Strasbourg's famous Christmas market at around 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday. The official could not be identified because he was not allowed to disclose details on the investigation.

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  • Two Israelis and two Palestinians killed in West Bank violence
Two Israelis and two Palestinians killed in West Bank violence

The Israelis were standing at a bus station by the entrance to Ofra, a settlement north of Jerusalem, according to Haaretz . The bus stop shooting came just hours after Israeli security forces shot dead two Palestinians who they said were behind two recent high-profile attacks in the West Bank.

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  • House Minority Leader Pelosi in Advanced Talks With Term-Limit Critics
House Minority Leader Pelosi in Advanced Talks With Term-Limit Critics

Speaker of the Wisconsin Assembly Robin Vos talks on the floor of that legislative body. But historians also note that North Carolina Democratic majorities did the same when they could , on three occasions - in 1972, 1984 and 1988 - voting to restrict the power of incoming Republican governors or lieutenant governors to hire and make appointme...

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