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Global USA to consider raising tariffs on Chinese cars to 40%: USTR
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And this year's G20 host Argentina is enduring its own economic crisis, necessitating the deployment of more than 22,000 police against the threat of mass protests when the heads of government convene on Friday and Saturday. Not only is the Chinese economy now well-established as the second-largest in the world, it's also about two-thirds the size of that of the U.S. Earlier this week Trump gave an interview to the Wall Street Journal in which he said it was highly unlikely he would ...

Global Australia's largest steer lives in the South West
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An enormous steer standing nearly two metres tall and weighing more than a small vehicle eats about 30kg of grass and grain a day to reach his monstrous size. In this image made from video taken November 15, 2018, Knickers the steer , center back, is in paddock with cow herd in Lake Preston, Australia.

Global GOP Senator Overcomes Race Controversy to Win in Mississippi
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The controversies surrounding her set off a major push by national Republicans to avoid the same embarrassment they'd suffered previous year in Alabama over the Senate campaign of Roy Moore and save Hyde-Smith. Espy, 64, campaigned as a moderate who would work with Trump and Republicans to benefit the state. She called it an "exaggerated expression of regard".

Global Baby gender reveal celebration explosion started $8.2m Arizona wildfire
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Border Patrol agent Dennis Dickey , his wife , and others had set out to Coronado National Forest, near Green Valley, for a good-old-fashioned, gun-themed gender-reveal party. He's now been sentenced to 5 years probation. One of the commenters where the video is posted on YouTube, wrote, "I feel bad for the poor baby boy who's inheriting those genes".

Global Major League Baseball asks senator to return donation following controversial comment
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Joni Ernst, Hyde-Smith spoke to Republican stalwarts at a Meridian museum Sunday afternoon. In recent weeks, Hyde-Smith was criticized for a joke where she said she'd gladly attend a " public hanging " and be in the "front row". Thad Cochran, who resigned in April amid health concerns. Many have taken the remark to be inappropriate due to Mississippi's history of racial violence.

Global Death toll from Uganda cruise boat accident jumps to 29
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The owners of the boat did not have a license to operate and had overloaded the boat well past the point of being safe. Lake Victoria is the largest lake in Africa and the third largest, by area, in the world after Lake Superior and the Caspian Sea.

Global White House Unveils ‘American Treasures’ Christmas Theme
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Instead of just a White House version, chefs also created a gingerbread Capitol Building, Washington Monument and Lincoln and Jefferson memorials. Throughout the month of December, Melania Trump will make the season bright by welcoming visitors from all walks of society for a special Christmas tour that will feature musicians, high school bands, choirs, and a whole lot of fine treats.

Global Catastrophic Northern California fire is finally contained
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USA authorities said the Camp fire was fully contained on Sunday after burning for more than two weeks, killing at least 85 people, flattening almost 19,000 buildings and leaving 249 people unaccounted for. The fire has claimed at least 85 lives, a lot of them in Butte County, north of Sacramento, where the Camp Fire burned furiously. Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said it was still too early to say when the search would be complete but said the region was being covered as quickly as ...

Global UK´s May comes under fire over European Union exit deal
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Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite said if the UK Parliament rejected the deal, there could be an extension of the negotiations or another referendum. What will happen to the withdrawal agreement if it is voted down by the British Parliament is unclear. The Bank of England, Treasury, and research houses are all making last-minute efforts to provide quantifiable evidence to show Brexit's economic impact before the vote, which has been set forDec.

Global Trump campaigning for MS senator
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If elected, Espy would be the first black person elected to the Senate from the state since the era of Reconstruction. "Let me be perfectly clear - there is absolutely no place in our state for these unacceptable symbols or tactics to intimidate others", Hurst said".

Global Border Patrol Arrests 42 Migrants While Mexico Deports Others
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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said that 42 migrants who illegally crossed the U.S. -Mexico border over the weekend are now in custody. "Women and children who left their lives behind - seeking peace and asylum - were met with violence and fear".

Global Manafort violated plea deal, lied to investigators, prosecutors say
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As part of his plea deal, Manafort admitted to committing a host of money laundering and foreign lobbying crimes and fraud, giving the federal prosecutors leverage over him. Except for one aspect of their bank fraud case, in which Manafort appeared to dangle access to the Trump campaign in exchange for a bank loan, the cases did not publicly describe Manafort's work as campaign chairman.

Global Taiwan voters set to block same-sex marriage in referendum
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Voters were also asked whether the island should join the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as Taiwan , rather than " Chinese Taipei ", the name agreed under a compromise signed in 1981. Professor Jin Canrong from Renmin University said election campaigning focused on bread-and-butter issues such as the economy, and one notable trend was greater personalisation in Taiwanese politics, where people voted more for individuals instead of along party lines.

Global Winter storm prompts hundreds of flight cancellations at O’Hare, Midway
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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. In a statement , the Illinois State Police echoed this sentiment, saying drivers should only take to the roads if it is "absolutely necessary". Officials say additional road closures are likely during the storm.

Global Roger Stone associate in plea negotiations with Mueller's office
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Corsi has been under a tremendous amount of pressure and it is beginning to affect him profoundly", Stone said in a text message in light of Corsi's plea talks. During the 2016 campaign, Stone publicly bragged about having "backchannel communications" with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, and on several occasions appeared to predict the WikiLeaks releases that roiled the race in the final stretch of the campaign.

Global Mexico may be backing out of deal to host asylum seekers
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Julieta Vences, a congresswoman with Lopez Obrador's Morena party who is also president of Mexico's congressional migrant affairs commission, told the AP that incoming Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard has been discussing with us officials how to handle a deluge of asylum claims at the border.

Global India issues swift condemnation of attack on Chinese consulate in Pakistan
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The attack was claimed by a separatist militant group from Pakistan's southwestern province of Balochistan, which is at the centre of a major Chinese investment project in the country. But he said that would not sway China's government and Chinese firms from expanding their footprint overseas, even while they take additional precautions.

Global India strongly protests 'harassment' of high commission officials in Pak
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Kartarpur Sahib is located across Ravi river in Pakistan and is about four km from the Dera Baba Nanak shrine. Sidhu's visit to Pakistan to attend Imran Khan's swearing-in ceremony as prime minister of Pakistan in August this year had come under fire from the Opposition for his hug to Pakistan army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa.

Global Mass Shooting in Chicago Hospital Leaves 3 Dead Including a Police Officer
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He then entered the hospital and fired the shots that killed a pharmaceutical assistant and a police officer. According to police Superintendent Eddie Johnson , the woman was shot as she stepped from an elevator. James Gray said he was inside Mercy Hospital when the shooting unfolded . "They were heroes because we just don't know how much damage (the shooter) was prepared to do".

Global Trump might authorise troops to protect border personnel
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Troops sent to the U.S. -Mexico border after Donald Trump warned about the dangers of the Latin American "migrant caravan" are being recalled less than a week after reports emerged that they were incredibly bored while waiting for the caravan to arrive .

Global Brexit: Draft declaration refers to Irish border technology
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In a surprise move after talks with Mr Juncker in Brussels on Wednesday night, Mrs May insisted she would press on to attempt to secure an agreement. "If the Government can't negotiate an alternative then it should make way for those who can and will", he said. Spain has also made a last-minute demand for a say on future decisions about Gibraltar.

Global Trump sends written responses to special counsel Mueller
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Jay Sekulow, a lawyer for Trump, said in a statement that the answers were provided Tuesday. So amusing to see little Adam Schitt (D-CA) talking about the fact that ActingMatthew G WhitakerCummings on "Adam Schitt": "Mr. US intelligence agencies have concluded that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 presidential election to try to tip it towards Trump by undermining Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.

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