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Estonia condemns Russian attack on Ukrainian vessels in Kerch Strait Estonia condemns Russian attack on Ukrainian vessels in Kerch Strait
- November 27, 2018

While the scope and implications of imposing martial law weren't immediately clear, Poroshenko stressed the step doesn't mean his nation will go on the offensive in the four-year conflict with Russian-backed insurgents in the Donbas region. (more...)
Ukraine Imposes Martial Law to Combat Russian 'Aggression' Ukraine Imposes Martial Law to Combat Russian 'Aggression'
- November 27, 2018

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Poroshenko assured him that martial law would not have a negative impact on the election. Russia's Federal Security Service said the Ukrainian ships made an unauthorized passage through Russian territorial waters and accused their commanders of failing to give proper transit notification, which Ukraine denied. (more...)
7 nooses found by Mississippi Capitol before Senate runoff 7 nooses found by Mississippi Capitol before Senate runoff
- November 27, 2018

Monday outside the Capitol in downtown Jackson. A view of the Confederate women's' memorial on the grounds of the Mississippi State Capitol April 5, in Jackson, Mississippi. Cindy Hyde-Smith keep her seat in Republican hands. "The contribution was made in connection with an event that MLB lobbyists were asked to attend", the league said in a statement, according to The Daily Beast . (more...)
General Motors to slash 14,700 jobs in North America General Motors to slash 14,700 jobs in North America
- November 27, 2018

As Michigan Radio reported , Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan called the news "troubling" and said that the union and local officials are "working together to come up with a solution that works for GM and the employees". Canada's largest private sector union, Unifor, said in a statement on Sunday that it had received notification from General Motors that the company would make a major announcement on Monday that would impact its global operations. (more...)
Nancy Pelosi sends letter to Democratic colleagues urging unity Nancy Pelosi sends letter to Democratic colleagues urging unity
- November 27, 2018

The rebellion of 16, finally, threatens to paralyze House Democrats and deny them a unifying voice just as the presidential primaries factionalize the party. "Our majority came on the backs of candidates who said that they would support new leadership because voters in hard-won districts, and across the country, want to see real change in Washington ". (more...)
Iran's Rouhani calls Israel a 'cancerous tumor' Iran's Rouhani calls Israel a 'cancerous tumor'
- November 27, 2018

President Hassan Rouhani speaks at the Iranian Parliament in the capital Tehran , on August 28, 2018. "Submitting to the West headed by America would be treason against our religion ... Earlier this year, Iran's spiritual leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, also called on Muslim nations to unite against the U.S. Bowing to American pressure equals "treason", he said. (more...)
Subdued migrants at Tijuana border camp mull options Subdued migrants at Tijuana border camp mull options
- November 27, 2018

As of 10 p.m. Sunday, the camp's population totaled 5,632 migrants: 3,598 men, 1,041 women and 993 children, said Mario Figueroa, director of social services for the city of Tijuana. "What I saw on the border yesterday was not people walking up to Border Patrol agents and asking to claim asylum", Scott said. Trump took to Twitter and said "Mexico should move the flag waving Migrants, many of whom are stone cold criminals, back to their countries". (more...)
European Union court throws out case seeking annulment of Brexit talks European Union court throws out case seeking annulment of Brexit talks
- November 27, 2018

And Theresa May said the British people didn't want to spend any more time arguing about Brexit . Legislators on both sides hate the deal, a compromise that keeps Britain outside the European Union with no say but still subject to the rules and the obligations of membership at least until the end of 2020 while a permanent new relationship is worked out. (more...)
Mueller says Manafort violated plea agreement by lying to investigators Mueller says Manafort violated plea agreement by lying to investigators
- November 27, 2018

But Manafort denies doing so, and both sides want a federal judge to sentence him immediately. Attorneys for Manafort wrote in the filing that Manafort "has provided information to the government in an effort to live up to his cooperation obligations". (more...)
US Lawmakers Split With Trump on Khashoggi Killing US Lawmakers Split With Trump on Khashoggi Killing
- November 27, 2018

Trump, in his statement, adamantly rejected any type of sanctions against the Saudi government, asserting that it is unclear exactly what happened with Khashoggi and that the U.S.' alliance with Saudi Arabia is too important economically and militarily to jeopardize. (more...)
Donald Trump demands Mexico moves migrants from the United States border Donald Trump demands Mexico moves migrants from the United States border
- November 27, 2018

However Mr Trump, the United States president, and government agencies involved defended the response and insisted on the need to secure the border with Mexico. Mexico is looking set to shore up security near the border too, as police lined up outside a shelter in Tijuana and told Central American migrants they couldn't walk toward the border area. (more...)
‘We Will Close the Border Permanently if Need Be’ ‘We Will Close the Border Permanently if Need Be’
- November 27, 2018

Border security officers used tear gas to disperse the migrants. Fani Caballero, 32, a migrant from Honduras, sat by the train tracks, within sight of US agents on the other side of the border fence. "There is no agreement of any sort between the incoming Mexican government and the USA government", future Interior Minister Olga Sanchez said in a statement. (more...)
Nooses found by Mississippi Capitol day before Senate runoff
- November 27, 2018

When they arrived, they found two nooses and six signs that the station described as "hate signs", though their contents were not revealed. She also urged voters to disregard polls showing Republican Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith leading by as many as 10 percentage points, pointing to her upset primary win against outgoing Representative Michael Capuano. (more...)
Khashoggi murder suspect contacted Saudi national living in Yalova Khashoggi murder suspect contacted Saudi national living in Yalova
- November 27, 2018

State news agency Anadolu said that the officers began searching a two-story building in Termal district in Yalova with the help of sniffer dogs and drones on Monday. Intelligence officials in several Western countries say the killing was nearly certainly carried out with either the authorization or knowledge of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the kingdom's de facto ruler. (more...)
Russian Federation vs. Ukraine War? Ukrainian President Says Neighbor Is Preparing Ground Attack Russian Federation vs. Ukraine War? Ukrainian President Says Neighbor Is Preparing Ground Attack
- November 27, 2018

Russian Federation said the Ukrainian boats were illegally trying to enter its waters; Ukraine said they were abiding by worldwide maritime law and a 2003 treaty that states both the strait and the Sea of Azov are shared territorial waters. (more...)
Melania Trump unveils White House Christmas decorations Melania Trump unveils White House Christmas decorations
- November 26, 2018

The traditional White House gingerbread house isn't exactly a house this year. The tree hails from a farm in Avery County, North Carolina, and was hand-selected by the National Christmas Tree Association. A DVD extra from a circa 2007 Oxygen Channel movie where First Daughter Lindsay Lohan finds love at Christmastime, in which we discover why the original production designer got fired. (more...)
Border Patrol Arrests 42 Migrants While Mexico Deports Others Border Patrol Arrests 42 Migrants While Mexico Deports Others
- November 26, 2018

Now, Trump has responded to the whole ordeal. On Saturday, Mr. Trump also tweeted that migrants attempting to apply for asylum at the southern border will not be allowed to stay in the US and will instead have to wait in Mexico while their claims are being processed. (more...)
American on deadly trip to Indian island: ‘God sheltered me’ American on deadly trip to Indian island: ‘God sheltered me’
- November 26, 2018

And on the remote Andaman Islands, he tried to contact local people who live in isolation. Survival International, an organization that works for the rights of tribal people, said Chau may have been encouraged by recent changes to Indian rules about visiting isolated islands in the Andamans. (more...)
BRITAIN: Parliament Seizes Internal Facebook Docs BRITAIN: Parliament Seizes Internal Facebook Docs
- November 26, 2018

Damian Collins , a U.K. Conservative Party politician, used a "rare Parliamentary mechanism" to get an American software company Six4Three to share the documents with him, the Guardian reported. The British Parliament has seized internal Facebook documents in an unusual attempt to address questions the government feels the company has been avoiding. (more...)
Brexit: DUP's Nigel Dodds says Brexit deal 'worse than no deal' Brexit: DUP's Nigel Dodds says Brexit deal 'worse than no deal'
- November 26, 2018

Watched by Arlene Foster, the DUP leader, the former foreign secretary was given an enthusiastic reception as he said the deal threatened the Union and would leave Northern Ireland "ruled by the EU". Speaking at a DUP conference, the rogue Tory MP said half the bill should be withheld until after a free trade deal was settled in 2020. We will be told by the European Union that nothing can be changed - take it or leave it - until, of course, the moment they change it. (more...)
Gov. Colyer issues State of Disaster Emergency in winter storm Gov. Colyer issues State of Disaster Emergency in winter storm
- November 26, 2018

As much as 10 inches of snow call fall around O'Hare and Chicago's Midway Airport - where some 120 flights were canceled - was predicted 6 inches of snow. "We are asking that you do your part, by driving at a safe speed, don't drive under the influence of drugs or alcohol, keep your distractions down and wear your seatbelts", the ISP said in the statement. (more...)
Crown Prince holds talks with King Hamad in Bahrain
- November 26, 2018

There, the 33-year-old was pictured meeting Kadryov and former King Juan Carlos I of Spain as well as speaking with the Dubai's Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum. The United States on November 15 imposed economic sanctions on 17 Saudi officials for their role in the killing of Khashoggi and senators from both major US parties introduced legislation that would suspend weapon sales to Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi and for its role in Yemen's civil war. (more...)
PM Narendra Modi Says Congress in Power During Mumbai Attacks PM Narendra Modi Says Congress in Power During Mumbai Attacks
- November 26, 2018

In April 2012, the Department of State announced reward offers for information that brings to justice LeT founder Hafiz Mohammad Saeed and Hafiz Abdul Rahman Makki, another senior LeT leader. On November 26, 2008 (26/11) terrorists from Pakistan unleashed a wave of violence across Mumbai that lasted 3 days and played out on news channels around the world. (more...)
Family forgive tribe who killed American Family forgive tribe who killed American
- November 26, 2018

Now there is very little information on what the members of the tribe are like, what words or gestures they understand, how their habits have changed in the past few years and even, how many they are in all. For generations, Indian officials have heavily restricted visits to North Sentinel , with contact limited to rare "gift-giving" encounters, with small teams of officials and scientists leaving coconuts and bananas for the islanders. (more...)
California's deadliest wildfire 100% contained California's deadliest wildfire 100% contained
- November 26, 2018

Cal Fire spokesman Scott McLean said the state agency, which reported the erroneous figure on Saturday, had received information regarding the error on Saturday night via the news release from the Sheriff's Office. "Everyone here is super committed to helping the folks here". In Southern California, more residents returned to areas evacuated in a destructive fire as crews repaired power, telephone and gas utilities. (more...)
Hundreds injured after magnitude 6.3 natural disaster hits western Iran Hundreds injured after magnitude 6.3 natural disaster hits western Iran
- November 26, 2018

Last year's natural disaster near Sarpol-e Zahab, a predominantly Kurdish town, had a magnitude of 7.3. The U.S. Geological Survey ( USGS ) said the quake occurred at a depth of 65 km (40 miles) and struck 114 km northwest of the city of Ilam. (more...)
Trump Foundation Corruption Ruling Upholds Limit on Presidential Immunity Trump Foundation Corruption Ruling Upholds Limit on Presidential Immunity
- November 26, 2018

New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood, who brought the case, says Mr. Trump used his foundation as a tool for his own advancement, including to settle legal problems or to buy things he wanted - such as a $10,000 portrait of himself that he hung at one of his golf courses. (more...)
145 pilot whales die after stranding off NZ coast 145 pilot whales die after stranding off NZ coast
- November 26, 2018

Marine mammal strandings are common on New Zealand shores, according to DOC, which responds to about 85 incidents a year, usually of single animals. A 15-metre male sperm whale beached and died at Doubtful Sound on Saturday, while a female pygmy sperm whale washed up dead at Ohiwa over the weekend. (more...)
Tens of thousands in India demand rebuilding of Hindu temple Tens of thousands in India demand rebuilding of Hindu temple
- November 26, 2018

Indian authorities will launch a major security operation at the ruins of 16th-century mosque in Ayodhya on Sunday when tens of thousands of Hindu monks and religious leaders gather to urge the government to build a new Hindu temple on the disputed site. (more...)
Crackdown on protesters after arrest of TLP chief Crackdown on protesters after arrest of TLP chief
- November 26, 2018

Rizvi's supporters held violent rallies against the Supreme Court's October 31 acquittal of Aasia Bibi. The police was requested for filing a case against Rizvi and others but to no avail, the petition said seeking the court order for filing of sedition case against Khadim Hussain Rizvi. (more...)

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