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|James Alex Fields Jr. Sentenced To Life In Prison For Murder Of Heather Heyer
Neo-Nazi James Alex Fields Jr. was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for
POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2018 12:40 PM
|Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Paul Ryan Called 'Genius' While I'm 'Fraud'
Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Monday attacked what she
POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2018 10:38 AM
|Michael Flynn's lawyers request no prison time, defend cooperation with Mueller team
Flynn's lawyers defend cooperation with Robert Mueller; ask for no prison time
POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2018 10:17 PM
|Trump claims he’s ‘not concerned’ about impeachment because there would be a ‘revolt’
Donald Trump has insisted he is “not concerned” about the threat of impeachment because “the people would revolt if that happened”. The president, who has been implicated in campaign finance violations admitted by his former personal lawyer, claimed it would be “hard to impeach somebody who hasn’t done anything wrong”. Federal prosecutors said last week that Mr Trump had directed Michael Cohen to make six-figure payments to two women to stop them speaking about alleged affairs with the Republican candidate ahead of the 2016 presidential election.
POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2018 5:01 AM
|US military identifies 5 dead in warplanes crash off Japan
TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. military has identified five Marines who were declared dead after their refueling plane collided with a fighter jet last week off Japan's southern coast.
POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2018 8:59 AM
|Canadian former diplomat detained in China amid tensions
A Canadian former diplomat has been detained in China, the think tank where he now works said Tuesday, amid Beijing's outrage over the arrest of a senior technology executive. The International Crisis Group said it was aware of reports of the detention of Michael Kovrig, a Chinese-speaking expert who served as a Canadian diplomat in Beijing, Hong Kong and at the United Nations. Kovrig went to work last year for the International Crisis Group, which is known for its research on peaceful solutions to global conflicts.
POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2018 10:42 AM
|Exclusive: Trump says standing by Saudi crown prince despite pleas from Senate
Trump refused to comment on whether Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was complicit in the murder, but he provided perhaps his most explicit show of support for the prince since Khashoggi's death more than two months ago. Asked by Reuters if standing by the kingdom meant standing by the prince, known as MbS, Trump responded: "Well, at this moment, it certainly does." Some members of Saudi Arabia's ruling family are agitating to prevent MbS from becoming king, sources close to the royal court have told Reuters, and believe that the United States and Trump could play a determining role.
POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2018 7:57 PM
|Canada Goose shares slide amid Beijing-Ottawa row over Huawei CFO arrest
The company’s slide in the stock market comes amid reports that former Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig has been detained in China. Growing tensions between Beijing and Ottawa over the arrest of a senior Huawei executive have inflicted damage on the luxury clothing retailer Canada Goose, as Chinese consumers call for a boycott of the brand. Shares in the company have plunged nearly 20% since the arrest last week of Huawei’s chief financial officers Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver.
POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2018 2:29 PM
|Trump administration asks top court to restore asylum order
The U.S. Justice Department asked the court to lift a temporary restraining order against the asylum rules issued by San Francisco-based U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar. Trump has taken a hard line toward legal and illegal immigration since taking office last year. Citing what he called an overwhelmed immigration system, Trump issued a proclamation on Nov. 9 that authorities process asylum claims only for migrants crossing the southern U.S. border at an official port of entry.
POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2018 7:44 AM
|Love Triangle, Not Alligators, Caused Florida Man's Death, Confessed Killer Testifies
A Florida man testified this week about fatally shooting his best friend ― who
POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2018 7:52 PM