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The Russian received the USA taxpayer cash in a Berlin hotel room in September as the first installment on the $1 million price tag set for what he claimed would be compromising material on the US president and a collection of NSA and Central Intelligence Agency hacking tools stolen in 2016.
  • Trudeau makes pitch to Silicon Valley, Amazon to invest in Canada

    Trudeau makes pitch to Silicon Valley, Amazon to invest in Canada

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    His stops were created to showcase recruiting successes. The San Francisco-based company made the announcement at a roundtable meeting with CEO Marc Benioff, Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau , and other business leaders to talk about the importance of diversity and equality, according to a statement.
  • Hong Kong bus overturns killing 18

    Hong Kong bus overturns killing 18

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    An inquiry into the accident and the bus company's operation will be set up, Lam said. Photo The bus crash on Saturday was the deadliest in Hong Kong since 2003. It was really chaotic on the bus. KMB bus 872 rolled over during the incident on Tai Po Road on Saturday evening, though the cause of the crash remains unclear.
  • Zuma drama overshadows South Africa's Mandela commemorations

    Zuma drama overshadows South Africa's Mandela commemorations

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    There have been rising calls for Zuma to step down and to not deliver the state-of-the-nation address (Sona), both from within his own party and the opposition, who have in recent years disrupted the speech in protest at Zuma's presence amid a myriad scandals of corruption and state capture.
  • N.Korean delegation arrives at South's Blue House

    N.Korean delegation arrives at South's Blue House

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    Much ado was made about the close physical proximity between Pence and his wife, Karen, and Kim Yo Jong, though the three never publicly spoke. Kim Yo-jong, in fact, was seated nearly directly behind the USA vice president. But during the Olympic's elaborate opening ceremonies , Pence found himself in an awkward position. Other members of the North Korean delegation present at Saturday's meeting included Ri Son Gwon - who led the first sit-down talks at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) earlier ...
  • Major winter storm continues to pound Midwest

    Major winter storm continues to pound Midwest

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    Anyone who needed to travel Friday morning should allow for extra time, the service stated. The storms could leave more than a foot of snow in some parts of Chicago area by Sunday , according to the report. Schools and travel saw major impacts across the Midwest on Friday as Winter Storm Mateo dumped inches of snow across a large section of the nation's heartland.
  • Donald Trump Joins With Russian Bots to Trash Mark Warner on Twitter

    Donald Trump Joins With Russian Bots to Trash Mark Warner on Twitter

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    Sen. Mark Warner reportedly was in contact with a Russian oligarch previous year in an attempt to contact the former British intelligence agent behind the Trump dossier, Fox News reported late Thursday. Trump and Republicans in the House have been working in recent months to discredit the Russian Federation investigations in both branches of Congress and by special counsel Robert Mueller .
  • Officer reportedly killed, two others wounded south of Atlanta

    Officer reportedly killed, two others wounded south of Atlanta

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    He said officers had no motivation to accept when they arrived that the suspect would be savage, however it ended up noticeably clear that he wouldn't run with them readily. Of the two deputies who were injured, one was in serious condition and was undergoing surgery for an abdominal injury, while the other was in fair condition and had been released from the hospital.
  • Duterte cancels helicopter deal with Canada, orders military to shop elsewhere

    Duterte cancels helicopter deal with Canada, orders military to shop elsewhere

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    Philippine Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana tried to reassure officials that the helicopters wouldn't be used to attack rebels. Ottawa said Thursday that the deal was under review due to concerns over the human rights record of Duterte, the subject of a complaint in the International Criminal Court over the alleged "mass murder" of thousands of Filipino drug suspects.
  • GOP leaders say they're submitting congressional map

    GOP leaders say they're submitting congressional map

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    It should not come as a shock that Justice Alito, who hears emergency requests from the federal circuit encompassing Pennsylvania, turned down Republicans' demand to get involved in a state-law question over which the nation's highest court has no jurisdiction.
  • Why the immigration divide in America is disheartening and scary

    Why the immigration divide in America is disheartening and scary

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    That's because she inspired the Dream Act, a failed piece of legislation that would have given people like her a pathway to citizenship . Democrats also asked for increased funding for disaster relief and opioid treatment programs. Trump appeared to lose patience over a Congress still deadlocked on immigration. When most Democrats voted to shut down the government two weeks ago, Republicans' took to blaming their Democratic colleagues for holding the government " hostage " over the " ...