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Papua New Guinea cops, soldiers storm parliament over unpaid Apec bonuses

Papua New Guinea cops, soldiers storm parliament over unpaid Apec bonuses The trade war impacts Singapore in many areas, from the economy to politics and security, he said . "Those prevented there being a full consensus on the communique". He said the USA is interested in a better relationship "but there has to be change" from China's side. China has so far retaliated with tariffs on $110 billion of USA products and is likely to respond with more if the United States... [Full Article...]

Xi Jinping and Pence trade barbs on trade, influence

Xi Jinping and Pence trade barbs on trade, influence While speaking at the APEC summit Saturday in Papua New Guinea, Pence warned the U.S.is willing to double its current tariffs on Chinese goods. The shift to a state-led system is a "fundamental conflict between China and the United States and other countries Europe, Japan, Australia", she said . [Full Article...]

Netanyahu's government survives as Israel coalition partners back down on ultimatum

Netanyahu's government survives as Israel coalition partners back down on ultimatum Mr Bennett had said he would pull his party out unless he was appointed the new minister of defence. The far-right, pro-settler minister had demanded the defence brief but Mr Netanyahu will now serve in that capacity for at least several months. [Full Article...]

Death toll from Northern California wildfire climbs to 77

Death toll from Northern California wildfire climbs to 77 Further north, more than 10,000 homes have been destroyed in the Camp Fire blaze which has devoured an area roughly the size of Chicago, and essentially wiped Paradise off the map. Jerry Brown listens during a visit to a neighborhood impacted by the wildfires, November 17, 2018, in Paradise, California. While it's down from almost 1,300 the day before, it is inexact and incomplete, progress has ... [Full Article...]

Trump visits fire-wracked California as more than 1,000 missing

Apparently, President Sauli Niinistö never told him that " raking " prevents wildfires . "And when they do, it's a very small problem". "Anybody needs their floors raked?" tweeted National Basketball Association team Chicago Bulls' Finnish star Lauri Markkanen with a picture of him holding a rake. [Full Article...]

WH Warns Acosta They'll Strip Press Pass Again Once Restraining Order Expires

WH Warns Acosta They'll Strip Press Pass Again Once Restraining Order Expires Acosta's behavior violated those. Trump signaled his support for the First Amendment and said he would consider leaving any press conference in which a reporters are acting out of line. "We will also further develop rules and processes to ensure fair and orderly press conferences in the future". Currently, 20 of the 49 seats in the press pool are taken by news outlets that didn't exist when se... [Full Article...]

Democrat concedes Florida governor's race to ally of Donald Trump

Democrat concedes Florida governor's race to ally of Donald Trump Jai on Facebook Live Saturday afternoon. Adds Gillum, "This fight for Florida continues and I just wanted to thank you all for being along with us for at least this part of the journey, but the journey continues". "Now, I'm not calling Mr. DeSantis a racist", Gillum said in response. State officials ordered a manual recount earlier in the week after a legally required machine recount showed th... [Full Article...]

California wildfires: Number of missing leaps to 631

California wildfires: Number of missing leaps to 631 Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said Thursday he brought in dozens of search teams to search for remains "as expeditiously as possible". His remarks come as fire officials confirm the death toll has risen to 74 people statewide, after deputies found eight more bodies on Friday. [Full Article...]

Stacey Abrams says she can’t win Georgia governor race, will sue

Stacey Abrams says she can’t win Georgia governor race, will sue Georgia authorities say a senator arrested at a state Capitol demonstration over uncounted election ballots was charged with obstruction because she helped create "a human wall" that hindered police. While Kemp had declared himself the victor on election night, Abrams, who would have been the first black woman governor in the nation, had been fighting for a recount. [Full Article...]

Melania forces exit of White House aide

Melania forces exit of White House aide Mr. Bolton brought her into the West Wing shortly after taking the job in April. The First Lady plans to gift Ricardel with a traditional so-long jacket, on the back of which is written,"You Don't Really Work Here Any More, Do You?" Ricardel also shared a contentious rapport with White House chief of staff John Kelly and US Defence Secretary James Mattis . [Full Article...]

Trump says he answered Mueller questions, not his lawyers

Trump says he answered Mueller questions, not his lawyers Rudolph Giuliani, Trump's lawyer, tells the paper that some of those questions "create more issues for us legally than others", calling some of them "unnecessary", "possible traps", and "irrelevant". Some 32 individuals and three Russian businesses have been indicted by Mueller and his team of prosecutors on charges ranging from computer hacking to obstruction of justice. [Full Article...]

PM Modi holds talks with Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong

PM Modi holds talks with Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong Another fretted that the global order could splinter into rival blocs. The US said the North axed the talks because they weren't ready, and Trump insisted he was in "no rush". "It only requires that every nation treat their neighbors with respect, they respect the sovereignty of our nations and the global rules of order", Pence said in a veiled swipe at China's growing influence and military... [Full Article...]

Trump attacks Mueller's Russian Federation inquiry as 'absolutely nuts'

Trump attacks Mueller's Russian Federation inquiry as 'absolutely nuts' The letter is a full-throated rebuke of President Trump's unsafe decision to fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his potential to now obstruct justice. "Why is he protecting Crooked Hillary, Comey, McCabe, Lisa Page & her lover, Peter S, and all of his friends on the other side?" Complicating matters is Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), who has outright rejected approving ... [Full Article...]

US Aware of All North Korea Nuclear Work, Trump Says Despite Report

US Aware of All North Korea Nuclear Work, Trump Says Despite Report President Trump took to Twitter to push back on the Times report , calling the claims "inaccurate" and "just more fake news". "The South Korean and US intelligence officials know about the missile base in much more detail". The nuclear and missile tests that brought East Asia close to war in 2017 would resume if the US more vigorously enforced sanctions on North Korea. The report said: "M... [Full Article...]

More heavy rain for Tuesday

More heavy rain for Tuesday Temperatures will stay pretty steady throughout the day, with winds out of the northeast around 10-15 miles per hour. "However, there will be an increasing chance of some more unsettled interludes developing, with showers or longer spells of rain spreading to many areas at times". [Full Article...]

Amid tense recount, Florida Republican poses as U.S. senator-elect

Amid tense recount, Florida Republican poses as U.S. senator-elect It is common for elections supervisors to process results well after election night . In addition, thousands of ballots mailed by overseas military service members and civilians may still be in transit. Bush led Vice President Al Gore by 0.03 percent, and was ultimately declared the victor by 537 votes. State law mandates recounts in elections where the margin of victory is within 0.5 per... [Full Article...]

Bolton says audio of Khashoggi killing does not implicate Saudi prince

Bolton says audio of Khashoggi killing does not implicate Saudi prince Khashoggi, a critic of de facto Saudi ruler Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was killed in Saudi Arabia's Istanbul consulate last month in a hit which Erdogan says was ordered at the "highest levels" of the Saudi government. "We are waiting patiently", Erdogan said, adding that the perpetrators of the killing were among 18 suspects detained in Saudi Arabia. A few days ago, the same newspaper r... [Full Article...]

Hyde-Smith responds after 'public hanging' comment

Hyde-Smith responds after 'public hanging' comment Hyde-Smith, who is endorsed by President Donald Trump , is the first woman to represent MS in either chamber of Congress and is trying to become the first woman elected to the U.S. Hyde-Smith, who was tapped by Republican Gov. Phil Bryant to temporarily succeed retired Sen. Espy in 1986 became the first African-American since Reconstruction to win a U.S. [Full Article...]

Border officials to close northbound lanes ahead of caravan's arrival

Border officials to close northbound lanes ahead of caravan's arrival Instead, they have pressed on towards the USA border. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a report at the beginning of November that stated there are "hundreds of convicted criminals or known gang members traveling in the migrant caravan that is traveling through Mexico to the USA southern border", The Daily Wire reported . [Full Article...]

CNN sues Trump administration, demanding correspondent Jim Acosta return to White House

CNN sues Trump administration, demanding correspondent Jim Acosta return to White House Acosta's credentials were revoked on Thursday after a tense press conference on Wednesday, in which Trump dodged questions and lashed out at several journalists. The agency said Sherrill, who had been in a fistfight with one of Johnson's campaign aides, was a physical threat to the president. "I'm not naming any names because why give it oxygen?" Trump's combative relationship with the media in ... [Full Article...]


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