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This Friday, the defense of the former labor leader submitted to justice the request for release, based on the decision taken the day before by the Federal Supreme Court that considered prison after the second instance conviction and not exhausting all legal remedies to be unconstitutional.
  • Michael Bloomberg opens door to 2020 presidential campaign

    Michael Bloomberg opens door to 2020 presidential campaign

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    But in the first sign that he is seriously moving toward a campaign, Bloomberg has dispatched staffers to Alabama to gather signatures to qualify for the primary there. The 77-year-old had said only in March this year that he would not run for president, reportedly because of the perceived dominance of Democratic front-runner Joe Biden.
  • The Liberals & The NDP Will Not Be Ganging Up After All

    The Liberals & The NDP Will Not Be Ganging Up After All

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    Trudeau appeared Wednesday to attempt a more conciliatory tone as he seeks a way to keep his minority government afloat. The Green Party has already indicated to remain in the Opposition with its leader Elizabeth May saying that her party would work hard to hold the government to account by "non-stop arm-twisting".
  • Public hearings in Trump impeachment probe start next week

    Public hearings in Trump impeachment probe start next week

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    Taylor, after all, has also testified about the things he heard about Sondland through Morrison, a now-former White House aide who served on the National Security Council. Jennifer Williams, a career foreign service officer and special adviser to Pence for Europe and Russian Federation, was testifying to members of the House Foreign Affairs, Intelligence and Oversight committees after receiving a subpoena to compel her testimony.
  • Merkel, NATO chief reject Macron's view NATO is dying

    Merkel, NATO chief reject Macron's view NATO is dying

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    He described fading US commitment and lack of consultation - especially under President Donald Trump - as undermining the foundations of the alliance and forcing Europe to rethink its security. Still, Trump, has pushed traditional allies away in pursing his "America First" agenda. Turkey and the U.S. had made their decisions without consulting with their fellow North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partners and the move caught NATO's leading European powers - France , Britain and Germany - ...
  • Sen. Rand Paul Calls For Unmasking Whistleblower At Rally

    Sen. Rand Paul Calls For Unmasking Whistleblower At Rally

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    AFP could not independently verify the whistle-blower's identity and is not publishing the name. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) told reporters on Thursday that he doesn't know the identity of the whistleblower , saying that Rep. "It's up to the leader. It's up to Devin", Jordan said when asked if he wanted to join the panel. Paul along with his fellow Republicans have staunchly defended President Trump against House Democrats' impeachment inquiry and repeatedly called for an ...
  • China sentences 9 in fentanyl trafficking case after US tip

    China sentences 9 in fentanyl trafficking case after US tip

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    Of the nine people jailed in Hebei, one was given a death sentence with a two-year reprieve, which generally means a life term. 6 other users of the operation received lesser sentences. A year later, Mr Trump said Chinese President Xi Jinping had promised to stop fentanyl reaching the U.S., but had not. Those leads prompted over 25 domestic investigations and have already resulted in three major criminal arrests and indictments in NY and OR, he said.
  • North Korea slams planned US military drills with South

    North Korea slams planned US military drills with South

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    Unification Ministry spokesman Lee Sang-min said: "The government chose to expel them as they had committed grave, non-political crimes such as murder and were not subject to our protection under the law". Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul said at a separate parliamentary meeting the two North Koreans once expressed their willingness to defect, but there was no consistency in their statements.
  • NY judge fines Trump $2 million over foundation ‘misuse’

    NY judge fines Trump $2 million over foundation ‘misuse’

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    The settlement brings an end to the lawsuit the NY attorney general's office filed against the Trump Foundation , claiming the president and his children repeatedly used the charity's funds to break campaign finance laws, abused its tax-exempt status, and engaged in a pattern of "illegal conduct".
  • Queen Elizabeth Will No Longer Wear Real Fur

    Queen Elizabeth Will No Longer Wear Real Fur

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    According to a new memoir released by the Queen's dresser and personal advisor, Angela Kelly , the Queen's future outfits will no longer be adorned with real fur . Queen Elizabeth (L) and her dressmaker Angela Kelly (R). The decision pleased animal rights activists, who have sometimes criticized the monarch for the fur pieces in her collection of designer clothes.