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One Marine rescued, 6 missing after planes collide off Japan

One Marine rescued, 6 missing after planes collide off Japan

Japanese rescuers said he was in a stable condition and are continuing to search the waters for the other six servicemen about 60 miles south of the Muroto Cape on Shikoku island. The US planes had taken off from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni and "were conducting regularly scheduled training when the mishap occurred". The crash comes just a month after a US F/A-18 Hornet from the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan crashed into the sea southwest of Okinawa. Read More

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Ukraine's ports partially unblocked by Russian Federation, says Kiev

Ukraine's ports partially unblocked by Russian Federation, says Kiev

The vessels were on a mission to sail from the Black Sea into the Sea of Azov and were operating in line with a 2003 treaty with Russian Federation that gave Ukrainian ships free passage through the strait. Two of them also spoke to their relatives, she added. Moscow called the incident a provocation, while Kiev denied any wrongdoing. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday submitted to parliament a draft law on ending the Treaty on Friendship, Cooperation and Partnership ... Read More

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US Defence Secretary flays Russian Federation over Ukraine confrontation

US Defence Secretary flays Russian Federation over Ukraine confrontation

Speaking of a 2003 agreement governing the Kerch Strait between the Azov Sea and Black Sea, Mattis said Moscow had shown "brazen contempt and dismissal" for the deal "that allowed both Russian and Ukrainian ships free passage". On Beijing, Mattis said the U.S.is seeking a "constructive reciprocal, results-oriented" relationship. "Mr. Putin clearly comes tight". Putin has "continued efforts to try to subvert democratic processes that must be defended", Mattis said, stressing he was unsure ... Read More

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Central Intelligence Agency director to brief Senate leaders on Khashoggi death

Central Intelligence Agency director to brief Senate leaders on Khashoggi death

Khashoggi was killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. Bob Corker , chair of the Foreign Relations Committee, adding that if it were a murder case sent to a jury, "he would be convicted in 30 minutes". Graham said after the briefing that he would push for a nonbinding resolution that the crown prince was "complicit" in Khashoggi's murder. "It could very well be that the crown prince had knowledge of this tragic event", Trump said in a lengthy statement November 20. Read More

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Israel launches attack on Lebanon, claims destroying Hezbollah tunnels

Israel launches attack on Lebanon, claims destroying Hezbollah tunnels

On Monday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Brussels. A Lebanese army source said the situation was calm on its side of the border, as did United Nations peacekeepers operating there. "There is no immediate threat to Israeli citizens", Conricus said of the Lebanese front, noting that while the army has enhanced its presence in the north, it has not summoned reserve soldiers. Read More

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British MPs deal PM May stinging rebuke on Brexit

British MPs deal PM May stinging rebuke on Brexit

The Speaker of the House has allowed for an emergency motion on whether the government is in contempt of Parliament for failing to publish the advice in full, adding that there was "an arguable case". The prime minister needs roughly 320 votes in the House of Commons to secure the approval of her deal. Advocate General Campos Sanchez-Bordona stated that Britain could halt the entire process without the agreement of other European Union countries. Read More

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George H.W. Bush's Service Dog Sully Remains by Casket

George H.W. Bush's Service Dog Sully Remains by Casket

Along with the tweet , the 41st President included a photo of himself, Sully and Bush's successor in office, Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States. 5, 7:45 p.m. until Thursday, Dec. 6, 7 a.m. The German government press service announced Monday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel will fly to Washington, DC, to take part in the memorial service for the late president, who oversaw the end of the Cold War and the reunification of Germany. Read More

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Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra arrive in Jodhpur for wedding

Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra arrive in Jodhpur for wedding

Priyanka revealed to Vogue that her three-day wedding extravaganza will be an over-the-top affair. Seeing her from across the room, Jonas, at the time 26, seemed to have been instantly smitten by Chopra, 36 at the time. As for the wedding itself, it promises to be a rather elaborate Indian-styled ceremony that will have Jonas ride into the venue on horseback, a turban on, and sword drawn. Read More

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George H. W. Bush dead at 94

George H. W. Bush dead at 94

Bush served two terms as a Representative to Congress from Texas and served as Ambassador to the United Nations, Chairman of the Republican National Committee, as well as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Another son, Jeb - a former Florida governor - made an unsuccessful bid for the Republican nomination in 2016. Only one other USA president, John Adams, had a son who also became president. Read More

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Pilots struggled to control Lion Air jet before it crashed into sea

Pilots struggled to control Lion Air jet before it crashed into sea

Sensors were misfiring on the almost new Boeing Co. The Lion Air crash is the world's first involving the 737 MAX jet, a fuel-efficient version of Boeing's workhorse narrow-body introduced into service globally a year ago. As soon as the October 28 flight from Bali to Jakarta lifted off, a device known as a "stick shaker" - which is created to alert pilots to an imminent aerodynamic stall - activated with its unmistakable vibrations on the control column and loud thumping noise. Read More

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Hearty handshake between Putin and Saudi crown prince goes viral

Hearty handshake between Putin and Saudi crown prince goes viral

For the prince, it's about the killing of a dissident Saudi journalist in the country's Istanbul consulate. Macron, undeterred and continuing on with the conversation, later says, "I'm a man of my word". However, French President Emmanuel Macron took a cooler, more confrontational stance when he came face-to-face with the Saudi crown prince. Trump, in an exclamation point-heavy statement before the summit, said it did not matter whether Prince Mohammed knew about Khashoggi's death ... Read More

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Ivanka DEFENDS using private email account and says border images are 'heartbreaking'

Ivanka DEFENDS using private email account and says border images are 'heartbreaking'

The daughter of US President Donald Trump sent hundreds of emails about government business from a personal email account a year ago to White House aides, cabinet members and her assistant, according to the Washington Post . The Clinton camp has claimed Comey's decision in October 2016 to announce he was re-opening the investigation, after emails were found on disgraced former Rep. Read More

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Cindy Hyde-Smith wins MS senate seat in special election

Cindy Hyde-Smith wins MS senate seat in special election

The Republicans pumped resources into Mississippi, and United States president Donald Trump made a strong effort on behalf of Ms Hyde-Smith, holding last-minute rallies in Mississippi on Monday. According to Dent, "here is one of the reasons Democrats have so much trouble down here: Presenting an alternative isn't good enough - they need to remind us how bad we really were in their eyes". Read More

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Video shows how Sawmill Fire started

Video shows how Sawmill Fire started

Officials say that mundane events such as operating a chainsaw, dragging tow chains on roads, or even horses clipping a steel shoe on a rock have started fires , the Associated Press reports . The target had been filled with blue powder and explosive substance Tannerite. I feel absolutely disgusting about it. He reported the fire immediately to law enforcement on April 23, 2017 and was cooperative in the Forest Service investigation, authorities said. Read More

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Deadly California wildfire that incinerated Paradise is 100% contained

Deadly California wildfire that incinerated Paradise is 100% contained

According to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, the Camp Fire was able to put under control when firefighters surrounded it after days of rainfall in the Paradise area. The historically devastating Camp Fire has displaced more than 100,000 people in California, and destroyed thousands of buildings. Rain that soaked the Butte County fire area in the past days helped douse the remaining flames, but also made it more hard for crews searching for bodies. Read More

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Major League Baseball follows San Francisco Giants owner's lead, makes controversial political donation

Major League Baseball follows San Francisco Giants owner's lead, makes controversial political donation

Hyde-Smith, a Republican, is will run-off against Democrat Mike Espy on Tuesday for her senate seat. Scallan said the Hyde-Smith campaign had no comment about the Beauvoir photos . His campaign has focused more on issues such as social justice, health care and raising wages. Hyde-Smith was appointed as a temporary successor to longtime Republican senator Thad Cochran, who retired in April. Read More

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'Russian Aggression' Heightens Tensions as Russia Seizes Ukrainian Ships

'Russian Aggression' Heightens Tensions as Russia Seizes Ukrainian Ships

Russia seized three Ukrainian naval ships and took their crew prisoner at the weekend, prompting Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko to say there was now an "extremely serious" threat of a Russian land invasion. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Poroshenko assured him that martial law would not have a negative impact on the election. "We will remain in contact with the Ukrainian government to underline our support ". Read More

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Saudi crown prince to visit Tunisia amid Khashoggi protests

Saudi crown prince to visit Tunisia amid Khashoggi protests

US President Donald Trump said last week Washington would remain a "steadfast partner" of Saudi Arabia despite saying that Prince Mohammed may have known about the plan to murder Khashoggi. Mohammed's visit is part of a tour of several Arab countries, his first trip overseas since Khashoggi - a sharp critic of Mohammed - was killed inside a Saudi consulate in Turkey on October 2, triggering global condemnations. Read More

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PM Narendra Modi Says Congress in Power During Mumbai Attacks

PM Narendra Modi Says Congress in Power During Mumbai Attacks

While Mumbai had suffered terror attacks prior to those in 2008, the strikes were the most audacious.The three-day siege put the spotlight on India's weak coastal security - the 10 terrorists sneaked into the city on a fishing vessel. The coordinated attacks on the city of almost 20 million people hit luxury hotels, the main railway station, a restaurant popular with tourists and a Chabad center. Read More

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US Border Security Closes San Ysidro Port of Entry

US Border Security Closes San Ysidro Port of Entry

On Monday, U.S. President Donald Trump took to Twitter to express his displeasure with the caravans in Mexico and to make another pitch for his promised border wall. After the unrest Mexico on Monday deported 98 Central Americans, following their arrest. Although Mexican police were stationed nearby, they were outnumbered and overwhelmed by the unexpected rush. Read More

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Russian Federation vs. Ukraine: War on high seas

Russian Federation vs. Ukraine: War on high seas

The statement said a group of Ukrainian Navy vessels were attacked by Russian coast guard ships as they were leaving the 12-mile zone of the Kerch Strait - which links the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea. A Reuters witness said Russia backed its blockade with at least two Sukhoi Su-25 warplanes which screeched overhead, while Russian state TV said Russian combat helicopters had been deployed in the area. Read More

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Winter storm causing travel problems in southern Iowa

Winter storm causing travel problems in southern Iowa

The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for parts of Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri and Iowa. At Kansas City International Airport, almost 200 flights were canceled. With up to a foot of snow expected to fall in the northwestern part of the city and suburbs, the storm could break a 123-year-old record for biggest snowstorm in Chicago in November. Read More

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Trump Asks Top Court to Skip Protocol, Immediately Consider Trans Military Ban

Trump Asks Top Court to Skip Protocol, Immediately Consider Trans Military Ban

The appeals court has since ruled, but the administration's request that the court hear the case stands. Trial judges have ruled that there is no evidence that service by transgender people threatens military cohesion or readiness. Francisco called on the justices to take up three cases challenging the ban , which aims to reverse Obama-era policy allowing transgender people to openly serve and receive funding for sex reassignment surgery. Read More

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