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But the Mueller team notes in court filings another person who was not interview by Congress would have known about the Moscow plans - the president himself, who is identified in the court papers as Individual 1. On November 27, alt-right author and conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi released a copy of a plea agreement he said Mueller offered him. However, unlike its counterpart in the House, the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russian meddling in 2016 is largely ...
  • Australian steer turns heads at 6 feet, 4 inches tall

    Australian steer turns heads at 6 feet, 4 inches tall

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    First purchased for A$400 as a 12-month old, the seven-year old monster was set to be turned into hamburgers until a recent reprieve. Geoff Pearson , Knickers' owner, said that the cow's size saved him from being slaughtered. As a result the 194cm tall steer was given a second life on the farm. It's not quite the tallest living steer - that title goes to Bellino, an Italian cow that stands an insane 202.7 centimetres tall when measured in 2010.
  • Mass stranding: 145 whales dead in New Zealand

    Mass stranding: 145 whales dead in New Zealand

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    The remote location and lack of nearby personnel meant successfully refloating the whales was highly unlikely. The vision shows some of up to 145 whales which were found in two pods, either dead or later euthanised. The largest recorded stranding of pilot whales was back in 1918, when over 1,000 were trapped on the shores of the remote Chatham Islands, which lie 500 miles due east of New Zealand in the south pacific ocean.
  • Three US service members killed in Afghanistan roadside bombing

    Three US service members killed in Afghanistan roadside bombing

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    Lt. Ubon Mendie, a spokesman for the US forces, said in a statement that three other service members and one American civilian contractor were injured in the blast. Jasso was apparently hit "when the partnered force became engaged in a close-quarter battle during an assault on one of multiple barricaded al-Qaeda shooters".
  • GOP Senator Who Made ‘Hanging’ Remark Attended ‘Segregated’ Academy

    GOP Senator Who Made ‘Hanging’ Remark Attended ‘Segregated’ Academy

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    The Jackson Free-Press reported a story Friday that explored Hyde-Smith's time at one of Mississippi's so-called segregation academies-schools established throughout the South by white parents trying to avoid public school integration. Kamala Harris of California and Cory Booker of New Jersey and former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick - have been to MS to campaign for the former congressman who served as agriculture secretary in 1993 and 1994 under Democratic President Bill Clinton.
  • Climate change linked to natural disasters

    Climate change linked to natural disasters

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    The National Climate Assessment , written by outside scientists and officials from 13 federal agencies, was released Friday. The second volume of the fourth National Climate Assessment detailed the huge and potentially catastrophic effects of climate change on the environment and humanity should it continue unmitigated.
  • Ukraine considers martial law following incident with Russian Federation

    Ukraine considers martial law following incident with Russian Federation

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    Russia and Ukraine have been locked in long-simmering conflict since the annexation of Crimea by Russia in 2014, and a war with Russian-backed separatists in the country's east has claimed more than 10,000 lives. On Monday, Nikki Haley , the USA ambassador to the U.N., called the incident an "outrageous violation of sovereign Ukrainian territory" and " another reckless Russian escalation " during an emergency meeting of the U.N.
  • No holiday break for Trump's court criticism

    No holiday break for Trump's court criticism

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    One president went further - and did so by criticizing John Marshall, a man who served longer in John Roberts's position than any other. Trump replied in a tweet faulting the chief justice's argument. The ruling prompted Trump to claim again Thursday, as he has in the past, that the 9th Circuit was biased against him. "Ultimately, I think this sort of statement will backfire", Josh Blackman, a South Texas College of Law professor told The New York Times .
  • Rights group urges Argentina to charge Saudi crown prince at G20

    Rights group urges Argentina to charge Saudi crown prince at G20

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    The snubbing at the G20 meeting in Argentina is the first sign that relations with the crown prince are on the skids after he was potentially implicated in the assassination of Saudi dissident writer Jamal Khashoggi , although Mr. "We don't want the money of a regime whose hands are stained with blood". Tunisia is one of the few Arab states where demonstrations are allowed, following a 2011 uprising that toppled veteran ruler Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali and ushered in freedom of speech and ...
  • General Motors to phase down operations in Oshawa

    General Motors to phase down operations in Oshawa

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    The restructuring reflects the changing USA and North American auto markets as a dramatic shift away from cars toward SUVs and trucks continues. GM previous year promised to launch a fleet of 20 new battery electric vehicles in North America by 2023, along with at least 10 new electric vehicles in China by 2020.
  • Tear Gas Deployed At California Border Crossing; Tensions Mounting

    Tear Gas Deployed At California Border Crossing; Tensions Mounting

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    The vast majority of the more than 5,000 Central American migrants camped out for more than a week at a sports complex in Tijuana returned to their makeshift shelter to line up for food and recuperate from an unsettling afternoon. "The additional personnel, which included CBP officers, US Border Patrol agents, and Air and Marine agents, were recently deployed to the San Diego area from various areas around the country in preparation for the potential arrival of the caravan in Tijuana".