• North Korea marks 7th anniversary of Kim Jong Il's death

    North Korea marks 7th anniversary of Kim Jong Il's death

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    He had also said his administration was ready to lift sanctions on North Korea but asserted that Pyongyang has to be "responsive" to Washington . In recent months, U.S. politicians have "almost every day slandered the DPRK out of sheer malice", added the statement by the policy research director of North Korea's Foreign Ministry's Institute for American Studies.
  • Indian politician Sajjan Kumar gets life over 1984 anti-Sikh riots

    Indian politician Sajjan Kumar gets life over 1984 anti-Sikh riots

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    BJP president Amit Shah on Monday seized on the conviction of Sajjan Kumar in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case to target the Congress, saying no one had any doubt on its role in the riots and alleged its "leaders and workers went on rampage raising provocative slogans" and "murdering men in cold blood".
  • MUELLER RESPONDS: The Special Counsel Reacts to Flynn Memo Deadline

    MUELLER RESPONDS: The Special Counsel Reacts to Flynn Memo Deadline

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    In exchange for that assistance, the special counsel asked U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan to spare Flynn , a three-time Bronze Star recipient, from any prison time. Further, Strzok and the other agent attested that "Flynn was not lying or did not think he was lying". Flynn was sacked by the Trump administration in February 2017, following a series of intelligence leaks that showed he had secretly communicated with Kislyak, and tried to cover up what was discussed.
  • Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns as Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister amid political crisis

    Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns as Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister amid political crisis

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    Mr. Rajapaksa also suffered setback at the hands of a lower court which restrained him from functioning on a quo warranto petition filed by Mr. Wickremsinghe and his MPs. The Cabinet will consist of 30 members and include six Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) parliamentarians, it said. The apex court asked all parties to provide written submissions within three weeks.
  • Federal Investigators Now Looking Into Donations To Trump Inaugural Committee

    Federal Investigators Now Looking Into Donations To Trump Inaugural Committee

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    The inquiry into potential foreign donations to the inaugural fund and the super PAC is yet another front being pursued by multiple teams of prosecutors. His inaugural fund raised $107 million - four times as much as the pro-Trump political action committee and twice as much as the amount raised for President Barack Obama's first inauguration.
  • Supreme Court calls dissolution of Sri Lankan Parliament unconstitutional

    Supreme Court calls dissolution of Sri Lankan Parliament unconstitutional

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    Sri Lanka's crisis began in October when Sirisena abruptly sacked then-Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and appointed former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa - Sirisena's rival in the 2015 presidential elections - in his place. The military under Rajapaksa has been charged with carrying out some of the alleged abuses. The United National Front (UNF) coalition led by Wickeremesinghe has moved three no-trust motions against Rajapaksa.The motions came to be adopted after the speaker ...
  • Hackers said to have left clues that implicate China in Marriott breach

    Hackers said to have left clues that implicate China in Marriott breach

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    USA investigators reportedly believe Chinese state hackers are behind the attack, which began four years ago. The Times writes that the Marriott is the top hotel provider for American government and military personnel. accusations of Chinese espionage and the theft of trade secrets. This time it's being accused of carrying out the Marriott data breach , according to the New York Times .
  • Terror attack in France - Trump says build the WALL

    Terror attack in France - Trump says build the WALL

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    Less than a day after a gunman shot up a Christmas market in Strasbourg, France, President Trump used the news as pretext to issue fresh calls for a border wall between the United States and Mexico . Despite Trump's claims, no new concrete wall has been built along the U.S. -Mexico border since the president began his term past year, although some new fencing has been put up.
  • Maria Butina pleads guilty to conspiracy charge

    Maria Butina pleads guilty to conspiracy charge

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    Under the plea agreement , Butina said she would cooperate with federal prosecutors. Prosecutors claim Butina used her contacts with the National Rifle Association and the National Prayer Breakfast to develop relationships with USA politicians and gather information for Russian Federation.
  • Brexit meaningful vote will not take place until January, it is confirmed

    Brexit meaningful vote will not take place until January, it is confirmed

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    Attention is now focused on whether or not European Union leaders will agree to some kind of declaration or letter of intent clarifying that the backstop will not be permanent. Tory rebels and opposition parties of have all attacked the PM over the 11th hour change of plans, which comes despite Mrs May insisting the deal she was due to present to the House of Commons was the only one possible.
  • 2 dead, 11 injured in shooting in France, officials say

    2 dead, 11 injured in shooting in France, officials say

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    The suspect was killed in a shootout with law enforcement in Strasbourg after he opened fire on police, a top French official told The Associated Press . A neighbor, who asked not to be named because the gunman was still at large, said he was rarely home. The man suspected of opening fire at a Christmas market and killing three people has been shot dead, according to reports.
  • Israeli troops besiege Ramallah after 2 soldiers killed

    Israeli troops besiege Ramallah after 2 soldiers killed

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    Palestinian attacks against Israelis occur sporadically in the West Bank. On Wednesday, Israeli forces killed Salah Barghouti, a Palestinian suspect wanted in the drive-by shooting earlier this week at a West Bank bus stop. "Our guiding principle is that whoever attacks us and whoever tries to attack us - will pay with his life", he said. They said he was behind a drive-by shooting in the West Bank on Sunday that left seven Israelis wounded.
  • Chief of staff favorite says no

    Chief of staff favorite says no

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    A beleaguered President Donald Trump insisted on Monday (Dec 10) that hush payments made to women before the 2016 election were legal, as he struggled to fill the key position of chief of staff - made toxic by two years of White House turmoil.