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A US Consulate Official Was Filmed Being Shot In Mexico

A US Consulate Official Was Filmed Being Shot In Mexico

In another, a thinner man in red shorts and a gray tank top is shown at a garage parking payment machine. The State Department has not released identification of the person who was shot, but local police said he was in stable condition. According to the friend, an assailant reportedly asked for Ashcraft by name at the gym's reception, then followed him to his vehicle. The victim, who has not been identified, was taken to a local hospital. Read More

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Classified Election Hacking Report Complete, President Obama to Be Briefed Thursday

On Tuesday night, Trump took to Twitter to insinuate that the men and women who staff the F.B.I., C.I.A., etc. are hard at work manufacturing evidence that the Russian government interfered with the USA electoral process via hacking. In a very brief report , the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Homeland Security sketched out the evidence it had to conclude Russian civilian and military intelligence services were behind the hacking. Read More

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The British Ambassador To The EU Has Quit Just Before Brexit

The British Ambassador To The EU Has Quit Just Before Brexit

Sir Ivan Rogers did not give a reason for his shock resignation but was known to be a "pessimist" about the prospects of a post-Brexit U.K. "Having a handover in the middle of that.is not ideal". "Enough talk, we need to get on with getting out". Additionally, Change Britain research showed that the United Kingdom will save US$29 billion a year, if the government pursues a "clean Brexit" and decides to leave the EU's single market and customs union. Read More

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Jokes & Tweets About Megyn Kelly Leaving Fox News For NBC

Jokes & Tweets About Megyn Kelly Leaving Fox News For NBC

Her value soared, perhaps inadvertently, after Trump attacked her after she asked him about his attitude toward women during the first Republican presidential debate in August 2015. Sources predicted a hard period of sorting out the ramifications of her decision for both Kelly's new home and her alma mater. "Trump slammed Kelly, saying her questions were "ridiculous" and 'off-base'". Read More

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Court glare on veil over Jaya death

Court glare on veil over Jaya death

The resolution said: "Until Ms Sasikala is elected under the party's bylaw No. 20, Section 2, she has been unanimously appointed as general secretary". It is expected that Sasikala, who had been the shadow of Ms Jayalalithaa for the past 33 years, would give the cadre and leaders what her charismatic friend did not give - accessibility. Read More

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Uttar Pradesh Election 2017: Defiant Akhilesh releases own list of 235 candidates

Uttar Pradesh Election 2017: Defiant Akhilesh releases own list of 235 candidates

Akhilesh Yadav, after meeting legislators who could not make it to the list of 325 candidates released by Mulayam Singh Yadav, signalled on Thursday that he will announce his own list of candidates for the assembly election. Significantly, Mulayam also ruled out projecting Akhilesh as the chief ministerial candidate, saying, "SP has no tradition of projecting anyone as its chief ministerial candidate". Read More

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In series of tweets, Donald Trump defends his charitable foundation

In series of tweets, Donald Trump defends his charitable foundation

Trump has said that his sons, Eric and Donald Jr., will take over his business, but a detailed plan has not been provided. General Michael Flynn (R) at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, where he is holding meetings on December 21, 2016. Schneiderman said Trump cannot close it while the probe is ongoing. He directed his counsel to take the necessary steps for the dissolution. The Donald J. Read More

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Romania's President Iohannis rejects leftists' proposal for PM

Klaus Iohannis gave no reasons for rejecting the nomination of Sevil Shhaideh , put forward by the Social Democrats (PSD), but there was speculation that it may have been due to her Syrian husband's background. The party won 45 percent of the vote in the December 11 elections, enough to form a majority coalition with its partners ALDE. Dragnea withdrew his bid to become prime minister before Christmas as Romania's law bars him from office over a two-year suspended sentence he has been ... Read More

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China's 1st aircraft carrier heads for Western Pacific

China is publicising the exercises as it had heated exchanges with US President-elect Donald Trump over One-China policy after his unprecedented phone call with the Taiwanese President following which Beijing lodged a diplomatic protest. The ministry said it was monitoring whether the aircraft carrier would continue into the Bashi Channel, which lies between Taiwan and the Philippines, on its way back. Read More

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92 onboard Russian military plane crashing in Black Sea

92 onboard Russian military plane crashing in Black Sea

No survivors have been found at the crash site, Russian officials said. Tragedy struck Russia on Christmas after a Russian military plane en route to Syria crashed into the Back Sea, the Associated Press reports . The Tu-154 did not send any distress signal either. The ensemble, often referred to as the Red Army choir, is the official choir of the Russian military and also includes a band and a dance company. Read More

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Rahul Gandhi calls for bribery inquiry into India prime minister Narendra Modi

Rahul Gandhi calls for bribery inquiry into India prime minister Narendra Modi

Also, taking a swipe at demonetization move, the Congress Vice President said, It was a surgical strike against honest people and real poor; but not against corrupt and black money holders. Though functionaries of the ruling party did not answer Mail Today queries into Swamy's allegations, sources said the veteran leader would have some proof, otherwise he would not have leveled the charge against Gandhi and that too openly, on social media. Read More

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Futures traders bet on $100 oil price

Futures traders bet on $100 oil price

The second biggest cut is expected from Iraq, which agreed to reduce its oil output by 210,000 barrels per day to 4.351 mbd, UAE - 139,000 bpd to 2.874 mbd, Kuwait - 131,000 bpd to 2.707 mbd. That's less than half of the 1.6 million before the 2011 uprising that halted production and closed ports. OPEC President Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada said they will be cutting 1.2 million barrels a day starting January, bringing total output down to 32.5 million barrels a day. Read More

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Obama Abolishes National Visitor Registry Before Trump Takes Office

Trump has waffled on whether his administration would create a broader so-called Muslim registry, and he faced new questions about the proposal this week after the attack in Berlin. Ayoub said that more than 13,000 Muslim men had been placed in deportation proceedings because of the plan. NSEERS subjected immigrants from certain countries to constant monitoring and was a huge failure, both of which sound like things that would be very attractive to Trump. Read More

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Where Is Anis Amri? Europe-Wide Manhunt Launched For Berlin Attack Suspect

Where Is Anis Amri? Europe-Wide Manhunt Launched For Berlin Attack Suspect

Questions remained as to why the man, identified as 24-year-old Anis Amri, could allegedly drive a truck deliberately into a crowd visiting the Christmas market near Berlin's famed Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. If that is confirmed, it could further worsen sentiment towards migrants in Germany, where more than a million people fleeing conflict and poverty in the Middle East, Africa and elsewhere have arrived this year and last. Read More

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