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He argues Mueller has been effectively operating as a "U.S. Attorney at large", and as such, should have been appointed by the president and confirmed by the Senate - neither of which occurred. "This Office previously had advised that the President could designate a senior Department of Justice Official, such as Mr. Whitaker as Acting Attorney General", the Office of Legal Counsel wrote , saying he's been at the DOJ "at a sufficiently senior pay level for over a year".
  • Dead, 150000 evacuated as new wildfires hit California

    Dead, 150000 evacuated as new wildfires hit California

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    Many of these, including Stirling City and Inskip, are now facing evacuations from the same fire. Her husband was apparently in NY at the time. Wind gusts could reach 70 miles per hour and relative humidity could be as low as 2 percent in Southern California on Friday, creating the conditions for the fire to rapidly spread.
  • Mattis to visit troops deployed to US-Mexico border Wednesday

    Mattis to visit troops deployed to US-Mexico border Wednesday

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    October set all-time records for illegal immigrant children and families attempting to sneak into the US, and November could be just as bad, with thousands of people in caravans making their way from Central America through Mexico. Two Central American migrants walk along the top of the border structure separating Mexico and the United States in Tijuana. Many of those eagerly pursuing their dreams of a promised land continued west before they arrived at Border Field State Park in Imperial ...
  • Boeing Failed to Disclose Issues With New Flight Control Feature

    Boeing Failed to Disclose Issues With New Flight Control Feature

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    According to a report in The Wall Street Journal Monday night, what the company did not tell operators and flight crews is that the stall-prevention system may, under certain unusual circumstances, unexpectedly push the plane's nose down with such force that the crew can not pull it back up.
  • Duterte skipped ASEAN events to take 'power naps' - Malacañang

    Duterte skipped ASEAN events to take 'power naps' - Malacañang

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    The PM said during the visit, he would also have the opportunity to interact with the participants and winners of the joint India-Singapore Hackathon. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said the region has set a good example of managing those territorial disputes and keeping the peace as it works toward setting a "code of conduct" to govern navigation and other activities.
  • Hamas claims Liberman's resignation as a 'victory for Gaza'

    Hamas claims Liberman's resignation as a 'victory for Gaza'

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    He rushed to defend his decision as criticism mounted and residents in southern Israel protested the ceasefire, with many clamouring for a new offensive in the besieged Strip to stop rocket fire that had been provoked by a botched undercover Israeli operation that left seven Palestinians and an Israeli officer dead.
  • Justin Trudeau Says Canada Has Heard Recording Of Jamal Khashoggi’s Murder

    Justin Trudeau Says Canada Has Heard Recording Of Jamal Khashoggi’s Murder

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    Riyadh has arrested 18 people over the murder, including 15 members of the death squad. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan waves as he arrives at the Musee d'Orsay in Paris to attend a state diner and a visit of the Picasso exhibition as part of the ceremonies marking the 100th anniversary of the 11 November 1918 armistice, ending the First World War.
  • Donald Trump lashes out at another CNN reporter over ‘stupid’ question

    Donald Trump lashes out at another CNN reporter over ‘stupid’ question

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    Thursday night was a hectic night for late show hosts between the situation with Ruth Bader Ginsburg's hospitalization and the White House revoking press credentials for CNN's Jim Acosta . CNN's lawsuit, he added, "is critical to preserve the media's ability to ask hard questions and hold the government accountable ..." Her question was about the widespread concerns that Trump's rhetoric emboldens white nationalists.
  • Qld woman arrested over needles in strawberries crisis

    Qld woman arrested over needles in strawberries crisis

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    He said 230 incidents were ultimately reported nationwide, affecting 68 strawberry brands. A 50-year-old woman is being driven into the police watch-house in Brisbane, Sunday, November 11, 2018. Superintendent Wacker said there were 77 reports in Queensland alone, of which 15 were believed to be hoaxes. Police in Australia have arrested a woman in the state of Queensland as part of their investigation into a food contamination crisis that has left the nation's fruit-lovers in a panic ...
  • Turkey 'shared Khashoggi murder tapes'

    Turkey 'shared Khashoggi murder tapes'

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    Candles, lit by activists, protesting the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, are seen outside Saudi Arabia's consulate, in Istanbul, Turkey, during a candlelight vigil, October 25, 2018. It quickly became clear that he was murdered inside by agents of the Saudi security state, and a stream of leaks from Turkish officials concerning the alleged recording appears to have been crucial in getting the Saudis to admit that he was indeed killed.
  • U.S. moving to stop refueling of Saudi aircraft in Yemen war

    U.S. moving to stop refueling of Saudi aircraft in Yemen war

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    Earlier this year, Mr Mattis had defended United States military support to Saudi-led coalition forces in Yemen, when politicians considered forcing the Pentagon to end Washington's involvement. Global aid agencies warn any disruption to the port could sever that crucial lifeline. The conflict escalated in 2015 when Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies launched a devastating air campaign in Yemen aimed at rolling back Houthi gains.
  • Macron, after meeting with Trump, says he doesn't conduct 'diplomacy through tweets'

    Macron, after meeting with Trump, says he doesn't conduct 'diplomacy through tweets'

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    Few European leaders have been as openly critical of Trump as Macron has in the last several, particularly after he attempted to curry favour with Trump before the latter opted to unilaterally withdraw from the Paris climate agreement and the Iran nuclear deal , both of which were adopted and signed by Trump's predecessor and frequent source of angry obsession by the current United States chief executive, Barack Obama .
  • Boeing jet crash-lands at Guyana airport, 6 people injured

    Boeing jet crash-lands at Guyana airport, 6 people injured

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    It said Flight OJ256 "suffered an accident on landing", but had no other details on the nature of the accident. Those injured are in non-life-threatening condition and being treated in hospital. Of that number, six persons received minor injuries. Images posted on the airport's Facebook page and various sites showed the Fly Jamaica Airways plane appearing to have gone through a chainlink fence, with one of its engines tilted upward and resting on the fencing.
  • Palm Beach supervisor of elections skipped deadline, Scott's campaign says

    Palm Beach supervisor of elections skipped deadline, Scott's campaign says

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    Bill Nelson received 18,036 votes to Scott's 18,026. So far, new ballots pouring in have narrowed Scott's lead over incumbent Democratic Sen. The announcement comes just one day after Florida Gov. "On Tuesday night, the Gillum for Governor campaign operated with the best information available about the number of outstanding ballots left to count".
  • Kyrsten Sinema takes lead in Arizona Senate race

    Kyrsten Sinema takes lead in Arizona Senate race

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    Lurking behind the legal action is the idea that thousands of ballots in Maricopa County or even across the state may have to be manually recounted due to the markings on the ballot, which the clerks call "outstack" ballots. Sinema faced no real opposition in the Democratic primary and had months to define herself as a nonpartisan, problem-solving centrist on the airwaves while her allies slammed McSally with attack ads over the Republican's health care vote.
  • Democrats seek emergency hearings on Trump’s ouster of Jeff Sessions

    Democrats seek emergency hearings on Trump’s ouster of Jeff Sessions

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    That's because Sessions had recused himself , calling it inappropriate that he lead an inquiry into Trump's 2016 presidential campaign of which he was a part. The relentless attacks on Sessions came even though the Alabama Republican was the first USA senator to endorse Trump and despite the fact that his crime-fighting agenda and priorities - particularly his hawkish immigration enforcement policies - largely mirrored the president's.
  • At least 13 killed in California bar shooting including gunman

    At least 13 killed in California bar shooting including gunman

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    They have not yet confirmed any motive behind the attack. Nine months ago, another mass shooting occurred in Parkland, Florida, where 17 students and teachers were fatally shot at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The husband and father-of-one had been a policeman for 29 years and was due to retire next year. "Losing Ron, we go to the gym together and work out together", Dean said.