Sunday 17th of November, 2019

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Roger Stone jurors reach no verdict after first day of deliberations

Roger Stone jurors reach no verdict after first day of deliberations

Jurors in the Roger Stone trial spent more than five hours Thursday ensconced in the Washington, D.C., federal courthouse without reaching a verdict.The only indication of how the jury was leaning came via two notes passed to the U.S. District Court

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Feud Between Trump Advisers Underscores a White House Torn by Rivalries

Feud Between Trump Advisers Underscores a White House Torn by Rivalries

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump's chief of staff and former national security adviser clashed in court Monday. Two new books describe how top aides to the president secretly plotted to circumvent him. And nearly every day brings more testimo

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Taiwan Wants American F-16V Fighters but Will Washington Sell Them?

Taiwan Wants American F-16V Fighters but Will Washington Sell Them?

Taipei is worried about China.

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Ukrainian energy company tied to Hunter Biden supported American think tank, paid for trips

Ukrainian energy company tied to Hunter Biden supported American think tank, paid for trips

Burisma gave more than $450,000 to the Atlantic Council, a prominent Washington think tank.

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Brazil for first time votes against U.N. call for end to U.S. embargo on Cuba

Brazil for first time votes against U.N. call for end to U.S. embargo on Cuba

Brazil voted for the first time with the United States on Thursday against an annual United Nations resolution condemning and calling for an end to Washington's economic embargo on Communist-ruled Cuba, while Colombia and Ukraine abstained.The 193-me

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Trump fumes about reports that he wanted Barr to host news conference clearing him on Ukraine call

Trump fumes about reports that he wanted Barr to host news conference clearing him on Ukraine call

The president is lashing out on Twitter over news first reported by the Washington Post that he wanted the attorney general to hold a press conference declaring he had broken no laws during the July 25 phone call in which he urged Ukraine’s new pre

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Trump enraged by reports he wanted Barr to clear him over Ukraine call

Trump enraged by reports he wanted Barr to clear him over Ukraine call

President Trump is fuming over news, first reported by the Washington Post, that the president wanted Attorney General William Barr to hold a press conference declaring that he had broken no laws during a phone call with Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Ze

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Iranians plead guilty after arrest for spying on dissidents

Iranians plead guilty after arrest for spying on dissidents

Two men arrested last year for spying on Iranian dissidents in the United States have pleaded guilty to charges in a Washington court, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.Iranian-US dual citizen Ahmadreza Mohammadi Doostdar and Majid Ghorbani,

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Poles to travel visa-free to US starting Nov.11

Poles to travel visa-free to US starting Nov.11

Polish President Andrzej Duda said Wednesday that Poles will be able to travel to the U.S. without a visa starting next week, in a move by the Washington administration that has been long awaited by the Poles.Duda said he was notified by the U.S. sid

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US navy prepares allies to 'protect navigation' in Gulf

US navy prepares allies to 'protect navigation' in Gulf

The United States is training Gulf allies to "protect navigation" in the region's troubled waterways, as it seeks to build an alliance to contain Iran.Washington's three-week International Maritime Exercise (IMX), which started on October 21, came af

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Turkey's Erdogan may call off a visit to Washington next week in protest

Turkey's Erdogan may call off a visit to Washington next week in protest

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan may call off a visit to Washington next week in protest of votes in the House of Representatives to recognize mass killings of Armenians a century ago as genocide and to seek sanctions on Turkey, three Turkish o

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Trump news – live: President complains about people ‘claiming to be my best friend’ and revives covfefe mystery, as officials refuse to testify in impeachment inquiry

Trump news – live: President complains about people ‘claiming to be my best friend’ and revives covfefe mystery, as officials refuse to testify in impeachment inquiry

Donald Trump has hit out at lobbyist Michael Esperanto for “claiming to be my best friend” following a Washington Post report alleging he built a consultancy business by falsely claiming close ties with the Trump family.The president has also rev

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Smugglers reportedly cutting holes in border wall

Smugglers reportedly cutting holes in border wall

Smuggling gangs in Mexico are reportedly using power tools to cut large holes in walls at the southern U.S.-Mexico border, according to a new report from the Washington Post.

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Iran's Khamenei rules out talks with US

Iran's Khamenei rules out talks with US

Iran's supreme leader on Sunday again ruled out negotiations with Washington, a day before the 40th anniversary of the hostage crisis at the US embassy in Tehran."Those who see negotiations with the US as the solution to every problem are certainly m

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Billionaires Only? Warren Errs in Saying Whom Her Health Plan Would Tax

Billionaires Only? Warren Errs in Saying Whom Her Health Plan Would Tax

WASHINGTON -- When Sen. Elizabeth Warren laid out her plan for "Medicare for All" Friday, she said she would raise taxes on the top 1% of households to help pay for it. The middle class, she said, would not pay "one penny" more.On

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Warren-Biden Gap Narrows in ABC/Wash Post Poll: Campaign Update

Warren-Biden Gap Narrows in ABC/Wash Post Poll: Campaign Update

(Bloomberg) -- Senator Elizabeth Warren narrowed the gap with former Vice President Joe Biden in primary preferences for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, according to an ABC News/Washington Post poll released Sunday. Biden is seen as the

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Democrat Warren: Medicare for All would not raise U.S. middle-class taxes 'one penny'

Democrat Warren: Medicare for All would not raise U.S. middle-class taxes 'one penny'

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday proposed a $20.5 trillion Medicare for All plan that she said would not require raising middle-class taxes "one penny," answering critics who had attack

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UPDATE 6-Democrat Warren: Medicare for All would not raise U.S. middle-class taxes 'one penny'

UPDATE 6-Democrat Warren: Medicare for All would not raise U.S. middle-class taxes 'one penny'

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday proposed a $20.5 trillion Medicare for All plan that she said would not require raising middle-class taxes "one penny," answering critics who had

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Russia says not enough time left to draft new START arms control treaty: Ifax

Russia says not enough time left to draft new START arms control treaty: Ifax

Russia's foreign ministry said on Friday there was no longer enough time left for Moscow and Washington to draft a replacement to the New START nuclear arms control treaty before it expires in 2021, the Interfax news agency reported.The New START tre

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Reading Scores on National Exam Decline in Half the States

Reading Scores on National Exam Decline in Half the States

WASHINGTON -- The average eighth grade reading score on a nationally representative test declined among public school students in more than half of the states, according to data released Wednesday by the National Center for Education Statistics, the

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China responds to reports of U.S. grounding its fleet of Chinese-made drones

China responds to reports of U.S. grounding its fleet of Chinese-made drones

China's foreign ministry said on Thursday after reports that the United States Department of the Interior had grounded its fleet of Chinese-made drones that it hoped Washington would "stop abusing the concept of national security" and p

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Top National Security Council official set to testify in impeachment inquiry is stepping down

Top National Security Council official set to testify in impeachment inquiry is stepping down

Tim Morrison, a senior National Security Council official who deals with Russian affairs, is leaving his post, The Washington Post reports. In a statement released Wednesday, a senior administration official said that Morrison "has decided to pu

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Informant who fingered IS leader likely to reap huge reward: report

Informant who fingered IS leader likely to reap huge reward: report

An informant who provided crucial details on the movements of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the Islamic State leader killed in a US commando raid, is likely to scoop up some or all of a $25 million reward, the Washington Post reported Wednesday. The Post sai

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Trump aides start soaking high-priced D.C. lawyers in new business

Trump aides start soaking high-priced D.C. lawyers in new business

As the broadening impeachment investigation encroaches on the West Wing, more White House aides are grappling with the prospect of retaining expensive Washington lawyers to protect themselves from the fallout.Roughly a dozen current and former admini

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Why a pallbearer at Elijah Cummings' memorial didn't shake Mitch McConnell's hand

Why a pallbearer at Elijah Cummings' memorial didn't shake Mitch McConnell's hand

Bpbby Rankin, a 64-year-old man from Charlotte, had personal reasons for being angry at Mitch McConnell, he told The Washington Post.

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Judge Allows Covington Student’s $250 Million Suit against WaPo to Move Forward

Judge Allows Covington Student’s $250 Million Suit against WaPo to Move Forward

A Covington Catholic High School student can move forward with his defamation suit against the Washington Post, a federal judge in Kentucky ruled on Monday.U.S. District Judge William Bertelsman of Kentucky had ruled in July that the student, Nichol

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Washington Post changes al-Baghdadi headline that called terror leader an 'austere religious scholar'

Washington Post changes al-Baghdadi headline that called terror leader an 'austere religious scholar'

Critics, including President Trump’s children, blasted the paper for an obituary headline that did not portray the ISIS leader's brutality.

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Judge to allow portion of Nick Sandmann lawsuit against Washington Post to continue

Judge to allow portion of Nick Sandmann lawsuit against Washington Post to continue

A federal judge is allowing a portion of Covington Catholic student Nathan Sandmann's lawsuit against the Washington Post to continue.

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Trump news – live: President booed at World Series as Democrats demand to know why Congress was not briefed on al-Baghdadi raid

Trump news – live: President booed at World Series as Democrats demand to know why Congress was not briefed on al-Baghdadi raid

Donald Trump was roundly booed as he attended Game 5 of baseball’s World Series in DC on Sunday, with fans of the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros chanting “Lock him up!” as “Veterans for Impeachment” signs were held aloft by spectat

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This week in the impeachment inquiry: bombshell testimony and Trump fury

This week in the impeachment inquiry: bombshell testimony and Trump fury

After a chaotic week in Washington, even more damning testimony for Trump could lie aheadSteve Scalise and two dozen other Republican lawmakers stormed into the room used by the House impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump at the US Capitol. Photograp

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Kelly Says He Told Trump a 'Yes Man' as His Successor Would Lead to Impeachment

Kelly Says He Told Trump a 'Yes Man' as His Successor Would Lead to Impeachment

WASHINGTON -- John Kelly, the former White House chief of staff who during his tenure made it clear he detested the job, expressed regret Saturday about leaving and implied that he could have helped stave off the impeachment inquiry now threatening T

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Ex-Trump aide wants judge to decide on impeachment testimony

Ex-Trump aide wants judge to decide on impeachment testimony

After getting a subpoena Friday, former deputy national security adviser Charles Kupperman quickly filed a lawsuit in U.S. district court in Washington.The lawsuit came as Democrats' impeachment inquiry continued at full speed with a rare Saturday se

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US boosts force in oil-rich east Syria, crosses regime checkpoints

US boosts force in oil-rich east Syria, crosses regime checkpoints

Washington has started to send reinforcements to oil-rich eastern Syria, a US defence official said Saturday, as a military convoy flying American flags crossed into the war-torn country from Iraq.The official told AFP that Washington has begun reinf

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Kellyanne Conway defends heated phone call: 'I didn't say anything in that phone call I haven't said publicly before'

Kellyanne Conway defends heated phone call: 'I didn't say anything in that phone call I haven't said publicly before'

Kellyanne Conway on Friday defended her heated phone call with a Washington Examiner reporter, denying criticism that she bullied or abused the journalist. “I didn't say anything in that phone call I haven’t said publicly before,” the couns

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Impeachment witnesses are facing legal bills of $15,000 for testifying

Impeachment witnesses are facing legal bills of $15,000 for testifying

For the second time since Trump took office, an investigation into his conduct has set off a scramble across Washington for lawyers to represent witnesses and for the money to pay them.

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'If I threaten someone you'll know it': Kellyanne Conway denies saying White House would investigate reporter's personal life

'If I threaten someone you'll know it': Kellyanne Conway denies saying White House would investigate reporter's personal life

On Twitter, Washington Examiner reporter Caitlin Yilek said Conway “threatened to investigate my personal life.”

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House Democrats win court case to see Mueller's grand jury evidence

House Democrats win court case to see Mueller's grand jury evidence

Here comes another two wins for impeachment Democrats.Washington's top federal judge ruled Friday that the House should get to see the previously withheld grand jury evidence from ex-Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. The Justice

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Thanks, North Korea: Iran's Submarine Fleet Could Do Some Damage in a War

Thanks, North Korea: Iran's Submarine Fleet Could Do Some Damage in a War

Should Washington be worried?

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US awarded ownership of seized North Korean vessel

US awarded ownership of seized North Korean vessel

A New York court has formally handed the US ownership of a North Korean cargo ship seized for violating international sanctions, the Justice Department said.The 17,061 ton bulk carrier Wise Honest -- the first North Korean vessel seized by Washington

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Impeachment Will Affect the 2020 Democratic Race—and Not in the Way That You Think

Impeachment Will Affect the 2020 Democratic Race—and Not in the Way That You Think

The six Democratic Senators who are also running for president may be required to be in Washington during the early primary campaign.

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Pelosi in Jordan for 'vital discussions' amid Syria crisis

Pelosi in Jordan for 'vital discussions' amid Syria crisis

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a group of American lawmakers on a surprise visit to Jordan to discuss "the deepening crisis" in Syria amid a shaky U.S.-brokered cease-fire. The visit came after bipartisan criticism in Washington has slammed

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As Inquiry Widens, McConnell Sees Impeachment Trial as Inevitable

As Inquiry Widens, McConnell Sees Impeachment Trial as Inevitable

WASHINGTON -- It was only a few weeks ago that the top Senate Republican was hinting that his chamber would make short work of impeachment.But this week, Sen. Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, sat his colleagues down over lunch in the Capitol and

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Turkey, Russia to discuss removal of Kurdish militia from Syria's Manbij, Kobani

Turkey, Russia to discuss removal of Kurdish militia from Syria's Manbij, Kobani

Turkey and Russia will discuss the removal of the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia from the northern Syrian towns of Manbij and Kobani during talks in Sochi next week, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Sunday.Ankara agreed with Washington o

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Turkey urges US to use 'leverage' to ensure Kurdish force pullout: AFP interview 

Turkey urges US to use 'leverage' to ensure Kurdish force pullout: AFP interview 

Turkey on Saturday urged the United States to use its "leverage" over Syrian Kurdish forces to ensure an orderly pullout under an agreement reached with Washington, the presidency spokesman said."We are committed to this agreement: Within five days t

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Atomwaffen Division’s Washington State Cell Leader Stripped of Arsenal in U.S., Banned from Canada

Atomwaffen Division’s Washington State Cell Leader Stripped of Arsenal in U.S., Banned from Canada

Police HandoutKaleb James Cole, the 24-year-old leader of Atomwaffen Division's Washington State Cell stripped of his firearms by a “red-flag law” late last month, was deported and banned for life from Canada earlier this year, according to c

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McConnell rebukes Trump administration: Syria withdrawal is a 'grave strategic mistake'

McConnell rebukes Trump administration: Syria withdrawal is a 'grave strategic mistake'

The Senate majority leader never mentions President Donald Trump by name in his op-ed for the Washington Post.

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Analysis: Confronted by impeachment, Trump adds to the chaos

Analysis: Confronted by impeachment, Trump adds to the chaos

The impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump has thrust Washington into a political crisis.In the four weeks since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., launched the investigation, Trump has taken steps that have drawn more criticism, no

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Turkey ‘effectively holding 50 US nuclear bombs hostage’ at air base amid Syria invasion

Turkey ‘effectively holding 50 US nuclear bombs hostage’ at air base amid Syria invasion

An estimated 50 US nuclear bombs are effectively being held hostage in Turkey as Washington attempts to find a diplomatic way of responding to the country’s invasion of Syria, officials are reported to have warned.The withdrawal of American troops

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U.S. Supreme Court wrestles over 'D.C. Sniper' life sentence appeal

U.S. Supreme Court wrestles over 'D.C. Sniper' life sentence appeal

U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday questioned whether a lower court sufficiently considered that a man convicted in the deadly 2002 "D.C. Sniper" shooting spree in the Washington area was a minor at the time of the crimes when he was sentenced

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Court seems split on possible resentencing for teen sniper

Court seems split on possible resentencing for teen sniper

Liberal and conservative justices seemed split Wednesday on whether to grant a new sentencing hearing to Lee Boyd Malvo, one of two snipers who terrorized the Washington, D.C., region in 2002 when he was a teenager.The Supreme Court heard arguments o

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