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Italian leaders back French ‘yellow vest’ protesters

Italian leaders back French 'yellow vest' protesters

The two leaders of Italy’s ruling populist coalition on Monday threw their support behind the “yellow vest” protesters in neighbouring France. “Yellow vests, do not weaken!” Deputy Prime Minister Di ...

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Donald Trump’s US Government shutdown becomes longest shutdown without pay

Donald Trump’s US Government shutdown becomes longest shutdown without pay

The US government shut down became the longest in history at midnight – as the closure entered its 22nd day. About 800,000 federal workers went without pay when their $0 ...

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Gillibrand to visit Iowa amid 2020 speculation

Gillibrand to visit Iowa amid 2020 speculation

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) is scheduled to visit Iowa next weekend amid 2020 presidential speculation, sources familiar with her told Politico on Thursday. Gillibrand is in the process of preparing ...

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Megyn Kelly officially leaves NBC

Megyn Kelly officially leaves NBC

Megyn Kelly has officially left NBC, the network announced Friday night. “The parties have resolved their differences, and Megyn Kelly is no longer an employee of NBC,” the network said ...

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Trump Org hires former WH ethics lawyer to deal with congressional probes

Trump Org hires former WH ethics lawyer to deal with congressional probes

The Trump Organization has reportedly hired former White House lawyer Stefan Passantino to assist with congressional inquiries into President Trump’s personal business and potential conflicts. Passantino served as White House ...

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Tulsi Gabbard says she’s running for president

Tulsi Gabbard says she’s running for president

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) said Friday she has decided to run for president in 2020. “I have decided to run and will be making a formal announcement within the next ...

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Biden blasts Steve King for ‘white supremacist’ comments

Biden blasts Steve King for ‘white supremacist’ comments

Former Vice President Joe Biden ripped Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) on Friday for his comments questioning how the terms “white nationalist” and “white supremacist” became offensive. Biden took to Twitter ...

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Activists decry abuse at Guantanamo

Activists decry abuse at Guantanamo

Guantanamo Bay inmate Tolfiq al-Bihani has been cleared for release, but 10 years after former President Barack Obama signed an executive order to shut down the detention facility, he and ...

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At least 20 bodies discovered dead and burned in Mexico

At least 20 bodies discovered dead and burned in Mexico

At least 20 people have been found dead near the US-Mexico border in Texas, with Mexican officials blaming a dispute between rival gangs. Out of the bodies found, 17 of them have extensive burns an unnamed security ...

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Nikki Haley, Ivanka Trump reportedly among possible World Bank nominees

Nikki Haley, Ivanka Trump reportedly among possible World Bank nominees

Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley and US President Donald Trump’s daughter and adviser Ivanka are among possible US candidates to replace outgoing World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, The Financial ...

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