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Feltman was expected to leave Pyongyang on a North Korean Air Koryo passenger jet to land in Beijing on Saturday. He made the rare visit at the invitation of Pyongyang amid heightened tensions sparked by the North's November 29 test of a new intercontinental ballistic missile that it claims is capable of striking anywhere on the US mainland.
  • Same-sex marriage legalised in Australia

    Same-sex marriage legalised in Australia

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    Only four MPs - Bob Katter , Keith Pitt , David Littleproud and Russell Broadbent - opposed the bill, with Tony Abbott and Scott Morrison abstaining. The Jensens first said they'd get divorced if same-sex couples could get married back in 2015. The House vote took place on the last sitting day of parliament for the year , with more than 100 MPs speaking on the bill this week.
  • Former Rep. Harold Ford Jr. fired for sexual misconduct

    Former Rep. Harold Ford Jr. fired for sexual misconduct

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    A spokeswoman for Morgan Stanley confirmed Ford's firing, telling the publication he was terminated "for conduct inconsistent with our values and in violation of our policies". During that campaign, a negative political ad aimed at Ford Jr. caused a firestorm when it mentioned his attendance at a 2005 Superbowl party hosted by Playboy.
  • Mueller's Russian Federation probe cost his office $3.2 mln in first four months

    Mueller's Russian Federation probe cost his office $3.2 mln in first four months

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    While the expenses associated with the special counsel's team total $3.2 million, the report notes that an additional $3.5 million was spent during the course of the investigation on DOJ components that support the investigation. Starr's sprawling investigation, which led the House to impeach Clinton for perjury, contributed to Congress letting a law that gave special investigators wide independence expire in 1999.
  • Higher Ground Set To Be Worst Hit By Snow

    Higher Ground Set To Be Worst Hit By Snow

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    A status yellow snow and ice warning has been put in place for Donegal later today. It is set to be cold and frosty overnight, with motorists being warned of icy roads. A number of status yellow wind warnings were also issued this week, with gusts exceeding 100kph having been forecast. Tomorrow, Friday , will be another cold day with a mix of cloud and sunny spells.
  • 3 dead in school shooting

    3 dead in school shooting

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    The two victims were students at the school police said , adding that no other injuries were reorted. Police have not released any details related to the shooter. The school is in the Four Corners region and is about a half-hour from the Navajo Nation. Aztec High School is about 180 miles northwest of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • Attorney-General warns Odinga's inauguration would be treason

    Attorney-General warns Odinga's inauguration would be treason

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    He said such an inauguration would be outside the Constitution because Kenya already has a sitting president who took the oath of office on November 28. "The United States urges opposition leaders to work within Kenya's laws to pursue the reforms they seek and to avoid extra-constitutional actions such as the proposed "inauguration ceremony" on December 12", the U.S.
  • Congress suspends Aiyar over 'neech' jibe against Modi

    Congress suspends Aiyar over 'neech' jibe against Modi

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    Meanwhile, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter saying, " BJP and PM routinely use filthy language to attack the Congress party". While calling for dialogue with the neighbouring country, Aiyar said, "We need to work out ways of consolidating our own nationhood and one very important aspect of that is somehow creating a relationship with Islamabad which will enable Muslims living in our country not to be held responsible for what Hafiz Saeed does or did or will do".
  • EU High Court Rules Luxury Brands Can Limit Online Resale

    EU High Court Rules Luxury Brands Can Limit Online Resale

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    The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on December 6 that such a ban did not go beyond what is necessary "to preserve the luxury image of the goods" and did not break EU competition rules by restricting customer choice. Coty allows its products to be sold by authorized dealers but puts a number of restrictions on how such sales are carried out, finding such terms necessary to preserve its branding image.
  • Patagonia sues over Trump's monuments order

    Patagonia sues over Trump's monuments order

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    The new page prompts visitors to take action with Patagonia as they "stand alongside over 350 businesses, conservation groups and Native American tribes that have come together on this issue to protect public lands". In April he ordered Zinke to identify which of 27 monuments designated by past presidents should be rescinded or resized. Democrats and environmentalists accuse Trump and Zinke of engaging in a secretive process aimed at helping industry groups that have donated to ...
  • Flynn eyed gains if sanctions fell

    Flynn eyed gains if sanctions fell

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    He suggested the House Intelligence Committee, which is investigating Russia's role in the 2016 US election, take up the matter. "I'm not going to tell you what I'm going to do", Conaway said. But, according to Cummings, Mueller's directive was dropped after Friday, when Flynn entered into a cooperation agreement with Mueller's team by pleading guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about his conversations with the Russian ambassador to the U.S.at the time, Sergey Kislyak, ...
  • Arrested in Plot to Assassinate British PM

    Arrested in Plot to Assassinate British PM

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    Sky News quoted its correspondent as saying there was an "extreme Islamist suicide plot against Downing Street (a reference to the UK Prime Minister's residence)". In March, Khalid Masood drove a auto at pedestrians on Westminster Bridge and stabbed a policeman guarding Parliament. The report also showed that MI5 could have stopped the Manchester terror attack with the intelligence they had.