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World Media Poland arrests Huawei employee on spying charges
Author: 0 Poland arrests Huawei employee on spying charges

The company said it abides by applicable laws wherever it operates and expects employees to do the same. Even without concrete evidence, many countries around the world are banning Huawei from working on their national 5G grid, with many more considering the same move.

World Media Sheriff speaks about Jayme Closs, names suspect
Author: 0 Sheriff speaks about Jayme Closs, names suspect

Jayme had approached Kasinskas' neighbor - the woman police say was walking her dog - Thursday afternoon. That woman rushed Jayme to Kristin Kasinskas' home nearby and asked her to call 911, Kasinskas told CNN . Sue Allard, Jayme's aunt, told the Star Tribune that she could barely express her joy after learning the news Thursday night. "She just yelled please help me I don't know where I am".

World Media Rod Rosenstein Expected To Leave Role
Author: 0 Rod Rosenstein Expected To Leave Role

But Graham said Barr indicated he will not interfere with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe, if confirmed as the successor to Jeff Sessions. "I know the deputy attorney general has always planned to roughly stay around two years", Sanders told "Fox & Friends" co-hosts.

World Media Democrats seize House control as divided US Congress gets to work
Author: 0 Democrats seize House control as divided US Congress gets to work

Democratic congressional leaders said they will head to the White House Friday at 11:30 am (1430 GMT) in a bid to break the impasse, but lawmakers have warned the shutdown could extend for several more days, even weeks. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., opened the House prayer asking at "a time fraught with tribalism at home and turbulence abroad" that lawmakers "become the architects of a kindlier nation".

World Media US Urges Increased Caution for Americans Traveling to China
Author: 0 US Urges Increased Caution for Americans Traveling to China

The department also warns China doesn't recognize dual nationality, meaning U.S. Despite these moves from the US State Department , experience suggests the Chinese will not make any drastic moves against the US; it has been much more measured and strategic in its approach to tackling the trade war to date than the White House has been.

World Media Trump considering former Democratic Senator Webb for defense secretary
Author: 0 Trump considering former Democratic Senator Webb for defense secretary

The Pentagon has said he played a critical role in developing the strategy, which singled out China and Russian Federation as top threats, saying they wanted to "shape a world consistent with their authoritarian model". The defence official said Shanahan would later Wednesday attend a cabinet meeting with Trump, the president's first of 2019. "We have some great allies, but a lot of our allies were taking advantage of our taxpayers and our country", Trump said.

World Media Pelosi has a message for Trump: 'Nothing for the wall'
Author: 0 Pelosi has a message for Trump: 'Nothing for the wall'

US Democrats swept back to power Thursday in the House of Representatives with veteran Nancy Pelosi at the helm, but they came face to face with what may be a new divided government normal in Washington: legislative gridlock. "We were hopeful that we could get more of a negotiation", said McCarthy. Collins, a senior member of the Appropriations Committee, also indicated support for an element of the Democrats' approach.

World Media Kim Jong Un warns 'Washington not to test North Korean's patience'
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un warns 'Washington not to test North Korean's patience'

Kim Jong Un says he is ready to sit down again with President Donald Trump - but also warned the United States against imposing more sanctions. South Korea - a key United States ally in Asia and the North's capitalist neighbor - praised Kim's speech, calling it a reaffirmation of Pyongyang's commitment to denuclearization.

World Media Border patrol agents repel migrant caravan 'violent mob' with tear gas
Author: 0 Border patrol agents repel migrant caravan 'violent mob' with tear gas

The Border Patrol fired tear gas , smoke and pepper spray rounds at the group of rock-throwers, said Customs and Border Protection . Some of the migrants threw rocks at police officers on the U.S. Numerous migrants are waiting in Tijuana for a chance to apply for asylum in the US, but there was a backlog before the caravan's arrival and the wait is expected to be many months.

World Media Kim Jong Un Issues U.S
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un Issues U.S

Noting that neither would be possible under current sanctions, the New York Post speculated Kim is still interested in driving a wedge between the USA and South Korea by making offers that will push Seoul to demand sanctions relief for the North or unilaterally defy the sanctions.

World Media US Senator Elizabeth Warren moves to challenge Trump in 2020
Author: 0 US Senator Elizabeth Warren moves to challenge Trump in 2020

Her decision in October to respond to Trump and other critics by releasing the results of a DNA test aimed at proving her ancestry fell flat with many Democrats and overshadowed her midterm message. The video , which runs for almost four-and-a-half minutes, touches on Warren's family's military tradition, her parents' struggle to provide their children with opportunities and her career fighting for the marginalized in a political system that has been rigged to favor the wealthy.

World Media Voting begins in Bangladesh general election
Author: 0 Voting begins in Bangladesh general election

Thirteen people have been killed and thousands injured in clashes between supporters of Hasina's ruling Awami League and activists of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP). In the first fully-contested elections in the country for 10 years, there have been local reports of 16 people being killed in election-related violence.

World Media Nancy Pelosi fights ‘Trump Shutdown’ with #Resistance luxury vacation in Hawaii
Author: 0 Nancy Pelosi fights ‘Trump Shutdown’ with #Resistance luxury vacation in Hawaii

Trump tweeted: 'For those that naively ask why didn't the Republicans get approval to build the Wall over the a year ago, it is because IN THE SENATE WE NEED 10 DEMOCRAT VOTES, and they will gives us "NONE" for Border Security! But Kelly's comments were seemingly at odds with the president's tweet on Friday calling for "money to finish the Wall", as well as his promises during and after the 2016 presidential campaign.

World Media Three killed, 10 injured in Tourist bus explosion near Egypt's Pyramids
Author: 0 Three killed, 10 injured in Tourist bus explosion near Egypt's Pyramids

An interior ministry statement said ten other tourists from Vietnam as well as the Egyptian bus driver were wounded when the homemade device exploded in the early evening. Those events and the bombing of a Russian airliner shortly after it took off from Sharm el-Sheikh in 2015 caused tourist numbers to plunge. During the past two years, militant attacks against Christians in Egypt - usually targeting churches or buses carrying pilgrims to remote desert monasteries - have killed more than a ...

World Media Saudi king orders overhaul of top posts after Jamal Khashoggi killing
Author: 0 Saudi king orders overhaul of top posts after Jamal Khashoggi killing

New Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Assaf is a former long-serving finance minister and a board member of Saudi oil giant Aramco. Ibrahim al-Assaf will replace Adel al-Jubeir, the foreign ministry said on Thursday citing the decree. "But I now think he's been used as another scapegoat in this issue". Jubeir was effectively demoted to minister of state for foreign affairs, the decree added without explaining the change, as the kingdom appears diplomatically weakened after Khashoggi's murder.

World Media Erdogan says he will meet with Putin over USA withdrawal from Syria
Author: 0 Erdogan says he will meet with Putin over USA withdrawal from Syria

Turkey considers the group a terrorist organization and has pledged to eliminate it. The council noted that they have "lost many martyrs" fighting under the banner of the SDF because "we believe that it is our duty as Syriac Christians to stand together with the Kurds and Arabs to fight and resist all radical religious terrorist groups and other invaders".

World Media Magnitude 4.8 natural disaster in Italy causes damages, injuries
Author: 0 Magnitude 4.8 natural disaster in Italy causes damages, injuries

An natural disaster measuring 4.8 in magnitude hit Sicily in the early hours of this morning, injuring four people and damaging historic buildings. It came two days after Europe's highest and most active volcano erupted , sending ash into the sky and temporarily closing Catania's airport.

World Media 7-year-old who spoke with Trump still believes in Santa
Author: 0 7-year-old who spoke with Trump still believes in Santa

The president and first lady Melania Trump assisted NORAD during the 2017 and current holiday seasons, as she noted on Twitter on Christmas Eve . As the government shutdown entered its fourth day and expected to stretch at least well into the week, the president said the USA must have "a wall, a fence, whatever they want to call it".

World Media Syrian air defences intercept 'hostile targets' near Damascus
Author: 0 Syrian air defences intercept 'hostile targets' near Damascus

Beirut: Syrian air defences shot down Israeli missiles near the capital Damascus on Tuesday, local state media reported, while Israel said it was protecting itself from anti-aircraft fire. The Israeli attack is the latest in a string of missiles strikes targeting Syrian positions throughout the crisis over the pretext that they are targeting positions of Iranian-backed forces and allied Hezbollah fighters.

World Media Israel will hold early elections as parliament prepares to dissolve
Author: 0 Israel will hold early elections as parliament prepares to dissolve

The decision to head to the polls also comes as Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit is set to begin reviewing materials to decide on possible charges against Netanyahu this week, embarking on the most high-stakes stage yet of a several-year legal entanglement that has threatened to upend the country's political system.

World Media GoFundMe looks to raise money for 'ladders' at border wall
Author: 0 GoFundMe looks to raise money for 'ladders' at border wall

The standoff between Trump and Senate Democrats led to the closure of about one-quarter of the U.S. federal government on midnight Friday, and with most of Congress out of town for the Christmas holiday, lawmakers say there is little prospect of ending the dispute until after the new year .

World Media Macron Slams U.S. Decision of Troop Pullout in Syria
Author: 0 Macron Slams U.S. Decision of Troop Pullout in Syria

US troops are preparing for withdrawal following Washington's surprise decision to pull out of Syria, where it has backed the Syrian Kurdish YPG forces against Islamic State . Trump, in a late night tweet on Sunday, said he dialled Erdogan and had a productive session of talks. Until Trump's announcement this week on Twitter, administration officials were talking about an extended stay in Syria, pointing to a remaining IS pocket with thousands of fighters, and also expressing a desire to ...

World Media US indicts Chinese hackers over attacks in 12 countries
Author: 0 US indicts Chinese hackers over attacks in 12 countries

U.S. ally Britain also joined the charge, with Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt saying Beijing continued to hack computer systems for commercial and economic motives. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying asked the USA to withdraw the accusations "as soon as possible" and not to prosecute suspected Chinese hackers , Zhu Hua and Zhang Shilong, who have been linked to China's Ministry of State Security, Efe news reported .

World Media Reduction of USA troops diplomatic victory for Pakistan
Author: 0 Reduction of USA troops diplomatic victory for Pakistan

USA troops stormed into Afghanistan in November 2001 in an invasion triggered by the September 11 attacks. The announcement seems certain to complicate efforts to reach a peace deal, mostly because it gives the Taliban leverage by allowing them to hold off until a total United States withdrawal, or step up their demands over a weakened Afghan government.

World Media China detains yet another Canadian citizen amid Huawei spat
Author: 0 China detains yet another Canadian citizen amid Huawei spat

China has detained three Canadian citizens after Meng Wanzhou , the CFO of Huawei , was arrested in Vancouver under a USA warrant. President Donald Trump complicated matters by saying he might intervene in the case if would help clinch a US trade agreement with China - much to the consternation of Canadian officials who said the arrest was not political and they were just following their extradition treaty obligations.

World Media Trump will not sign spending bill without wall funding, after conservatives fought
Author: 0 Trump will not sign spending bill without wall funding, after conservatives fought

On Wednesday night, the Senate unanimously voted to clear a stopgap bill that would postpone addressing funding a border wall until at least February in order to avoid a government shutdown, according to Politico . The turn of events kick-started negotiations that had been nearly nonexistent since last week's televised meeting at the White House, when Trump neither accepted nor rejected the Democrats' offer.

World Media Prosecutors Charge 2 Tied To Flynn's Turkish Lobbying
Author: 0 Prosecutors Charge 2 Tied To Flynn's Turkish Lobbying

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been lobbying to have his enemy Gulen, a 75-year-old Islamic preacher who lives in Pennsylvania, extradited back to Turkey. The Turkey case against Kian and Alptekin, though, is being handled by Assistant U.S. Attorneys James Gillis and Evan Turgeon in the Eastern District of Virginia , not the special counsel.

World Media Trump defends personal charity accused of illegal activities
Author: 0 Trump defends personal charity accused of illegal activities

The New York Attorney General's office forced the lawsuit against the foundation, claiming Trump and his children violated campaign finance laws and abused its tax-exempt status. The suit claimed that Trump used the foundation's charitable assets to pay off his legal obligations, promote Trump brand hotels and business, and to purchase personal items.

World Media Mueller memo denies Flynn was coerced into lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation
Author: 0 Mueller memo denies Flynn was coerced into lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation

Nevertheless, Flynn agreed to the interview, and told McCabe that he wouldn't bring with him any lawyers, which McCabe told Flynn would have required going through some extra hoops on his end at the Justice Department. In a public statement after his plea, Flynn has said he cooperated with prosecutors because it was in "the best interests of my family and our country".

World Media Wantage MP urges Tories to support Prime Minister Theresa May
Author: 0 Wantage MP urges Tories to support Prime Minister Theresa May

Finnish prime minister Juha Sipilä told reporters: "Legally binding will be a little bit hard but anyway I think that we all want to help". They have been largely unhappy with the Irish backstop proposal. He made the comments after a meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May. Theresa May on Wednesday won by a large margin a confidence vote by her fellow Conservative members of parliament .

World Media Strasbourg Christmas market gunman 'shot dead'
Author: 0 Strasbourg Christmas market gunman 'shot dead'

Cherif Chekatt was killed in the Neudorf/Meinau area of the city after a police operation was launched around 9pm Thursday local time about two kilometres from where he launched his attack on Tuesday. Authorities said he was wounded during an exchange of fire with security forces and a taxi driver dropped him off in Neudorf after he escaped. The European Parliament, which is in session in Strasbourg this week, was put into lockdown, Reuters said.

World Media Teen charged with killing pregnant schoolmate
Author: 0 Teen charged with killing pregnant schoolmate

Rouhselang's mother then called police after continuing to search for the teen and contacting her friends, police said . Aaron stated that he put the black plastic bag over Breana, which he had brought from home for that goal. Trejo also admitted he brought the black plastic bag he used to cover Rouhselang's head from home, knowing he would use it "for that goal", police said.

World Media U.S. Marine accident off Japan categorized as severest 'Class A'
Author: 0 U.S. Marine accident off Japan categorized as severest 'Class A'

Ge.n Eric M. Smith, Commanding General, III MEF. A massive search and rescue operation was mounted after the 6 December incident, involving a F/A-18 fighter and a KC-130 refuelling tanker carrying seven crew in total. "We know this hard decision was made after all resources were exhausted in the vigorous search for our Marines", said Lt. Col. Mitchell T. Maury , commanding officer of the squadron to which the KC-130 Hercules was assigned.

World Media Comey: Russia investigation initially looked at 4 Americans
Author: 0 Comey: Russia investigation initially looked at 4 Americans

Former FBI Director James Comey spoke to House investigators behind closed doors for nearly seven hours on Friday, begrudgingly answering questions about the justice department's decisions during the 2016 presidential election. After the questioning was underway, some Republicans signalled they were unhappy with Comey's level of cooperation. Comey, fired by Trump in 2017, returns for more questioning December 17.

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