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Global News READY TO PUBLISH - George HW Bush, a life in photos
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His wife Barbara Bush died in April. Bush met with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall, their Malta talks viewed as an important stepping stone toward the two leaders signing the 1991 Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty.

Global News United Kingdom prime minister discusses Kashoggi killing with Saudi Crown Prince
Author: 0 United Kingdom prime minister discusses Kashoggi killing with Saudi Crown Prince

In contrast, Mr Putin and the crown prince shared a smiley, enthusiastic greeting at the gathering. Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 28 November to attend the annual G20 summit. The Elysee Palace also said Macron stressed the need to find a political solution to the war in Yemen in his conversation with bin Salman, whose country's brutal military campaign has left thousands of Yemenis dead over the past four years and pushed the ...

Global News Trump in MS to Rally for Hyde-Smith
Author: 0 Trump in MS to Rally for Hyde-Smith

Trump won 58 per cent of the state's vote in 2016, and Hyde-Smith has tied herself closely to his presidency. "I think the media hyped it up as much as they could", said King, who said he voted for Hyde-Smith. "This comment was twisted and it was turned into a weapon to be used against me", Hyde-Smith said. Asked about it in a recent debate , Hyde-Smith said she would "certainly apologize" to anyone who was offended, but then pivoted to an attack on her opponent.

Global News Melania Trump Defends 'Fantastic' Red Christmas Trees
Author: 0 Melania Trump Defends 'Fantastic' Red Christmas Trees

In 2017, the Trumps' first Christmas in the White House , her spindly, white trees with lights casting spooky shadows were also the subject of "Shining" memes. Now she has responded to the criticism during a speech yesterday at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia in the US. "She figured the worst that could happen is that she says 'no.' And she said 'yes, ' so she fit it into her schedule", Falwell told the Liberty Champion .

Global News Khashoggi murder result of Saudi power struggle
Author: 0 Khashoggi murder result of Saudi power struggle

But at least five of the Republican Senators who voted against the bill have received funding from lobbyists working for Saudi Arabia , a fact that illustrates how the Kingdom uses its vast wealth to influence US foreign policy. Pompeo told reporters after the briefing that there was "no direct" evidence linking the crown prince to the murder, but senators remained unconvinced and frustrated.

Global News USA welcomes opening of Kartarpur corridor
Author: 0 USA welcomes opening of Kartarpur corridor

He asserted that it wasn't in Pakistan's interest to let terrorists use its territory for terror attacks against India or other countries. Khan's remarks came a day after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj categorically ruled out the possibility of holding talks with Pakistan unless it stops cross-border terror activities.

Global News Historical photos of King Abdul Aziz Al-Saud's visit to Egypt
Author: 0 Historical photos of King Abdul Aziz Al-Saud's visit to Egypt

In an exclusive interview with Al Arabiya, Essebsi explained that the founding king advised the late Tunisian President Habib Bourguiba to adopt the politics of stages, which is the policy now pursued by Tunisia at present. In a historic move, the Crown Prince visited the Cathedral of St. Mark in Abbasia, where he met with Pope Tawadros II and church leaders. The banner reads, "No to the desecration of Tunisia".

Global News Death toll from Uganda boat capsize rises to 31
Author: 0 Death toll from Uganda boat capsize rises to 31

Lt Col Deo Akiiki, deputy military spokesperson, told Xinhua by telephone that search and rescue operation will continue but there are little hopes of finding survivors since the boat capsized on Saturday night. Image: The boat could be seen under the water. Matovo said some of the rescuers also drowned as a result. A woman sheds tears at the rescue site of the capsized cruise boat on lake Victoria .

Global News Trump jumps in to Senate race with racist overtones
Author: 0 Trump jumps in to Senate race with racist overtones

Trump will be campaigning Monday for GOP Sen. But the backlash to her "hanging" remark has given Democrats some hope of winning the seat. Democratic Senate candidate Mike Espy met with a jubilant crowd in Meridian Sunday afternoon. The league said in a statement Sunday it was revoking a $5,000 donation it had made to Hyde-Smith. But Espy may have a stronger chance for a win after a video surfaced on social media this month of Hyde-Smith jokingly claiming that if she were invited to a " ...

Global News Nooses found hanging on grounds of MS state capitol
Author: 0 Nooses found hanging on grounds of MS state capitol

A poll conducted last week by RRH Elections shows Republican incumbent Cindy Hyde-Smith with a 10-point lead, at 54-44 percent, over Democratic challenger Mike Espy . Cindy Hyde-Smith's campaign to return thousands in donations stemming from her "public hanging" comments. She later apologized for the comment. Officials say they will release pictures of the signs and nooses later Monday.

Global News India slams Pakistan for showing ‘little sincerity’
Author: 0 India slams Pakistan for showing ‘little sincerity’

Played out on TV news channels around the world, the bloody events - widely known as 26/11 - have been compared in India to New York's suffering on September 11, 2001. Six Americans were among the Mumbai victims and the US State Department announced a $5 million prize for the capture of the remaining planners of the attacks.

Global News 'We will close the border permanently'
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The ministry said Mexico is committed to protecting the human rights and security of the migrants and reiterated that tight cooperation was needed to deal with the migrant situation "with a focus on shared responsibility". General Services Administration. Despite Trump's promise to protect Christians and their values, some suggested the president hasn't done a good job of defending the core Christian value of welcoming the stranger.

Global News Trump wants to ban transgender people from the army via the court
Author: 0 Trump wants to ban transgender people from the army via the court

One of the lawsuits against the Pentagon policy has made its way to an appeals court, the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The Trump administration argued Friday that the Supreme Court should get involved in this case early because it "involves an issue of imperative public importance: the authority of the USA military to determine who may serve in the nation's armed forces".

Global News North Atlantic Treaty Organisation calls emergency meeting with Ukraine on sea clash
Author: 0 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation calls emergency meeting with Ukraine on sea clash

This morning, I had a phone call with President Poroshenko who requested the NATO - Ukraine Commission meeting. "It is an arrogant act that the global community must condemn and will never accept", Haley said . "I will make every effort to stay within this short term and squeeze out the maximum opportunities from this month to increase our readiness to repel a possible full-scale offensive of the aggressor country: Russian Federation", he said.

Global News Trump tells Mexico to ship migrants home or see border permanently closed
Author: 0 Trump tells Mexico to ship migrants home or see border permanently closed

More police carrying plastic riot shields were on the other side, but migrants walked along the river to an area where only an earthen levee and concertina wire separated them from U.S. Pedestrians prepare to enter the USA at the San Ysidro port of entry. Over 7,000 migrants from Central America are seeking asylum in the U.S., with 5,000 now being housed in a converted sports stadium in Mexico while they wait to apply for refugee status.

Global News India 'strongly condemns' attack on Chinese consulate in Kabul
Author: 0 India 'strongly condemns' attack on Chinese consulate in Kabul

Karachi's police chief said three attackers arrived at the consulate in a auto filled with explosives but were killed in a shootout before they could enter. Investigators look at the belongings of attackers including grenades outside the Chinese consulate after an attack in Karachi. He termed the incident an attack on the Pakistan-China friendship and economic cooperation, adding that such forces can not spoil the bilateral ties.

Global News U.S. House panel to probe Trump's Saudi ties
Author: 0 U.S. House panel to probe Trump's Saudi ties

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday glossed over the CIA's reported conclusion that the crown prince had authorised the killing, saying Washington would not slacken its support for the kingdom. But Denmark on Thursday followed suit, freezing all sales of weapons and military equipment to Riyadh. The letter goes to the heart of debate in Washington that beyond issues of values is about the importance of the US-Saudi relationship.

Global News Courts continue to block Trump on immigration
Author: 0 Courts continue to block Trump on immigration

President Donald Trump issued the proclamation earlier in November as a matter of what he called national security as a caravan of thousands of Central American migrants made its way through Mexico towards the U.S. If you try to enter our country without authorisation, you have broken the law of the United States, you will be detained, prosecuted and repatriated".

Global News Trump renews threat to close USA border with Mexico
Author: 0 Trump renews threat to close USA border with Mexico

Their heroism, perseverance and strength. Last week, it emerged the American firebrand was planning on keeping the troops in position throughout Thanksgiving. By telephone, Trump told members of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and U.S. Coast Guard that he and first lady Melania Trump wanted to express their "profound gratitude".

Global News Ivanka Trump reportedly used personal email for government business
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump reportedly used personal email for government business

Ivanka's attorney, Abbe Lowell, acknowledged the First Daughter 'sometimes used her private account, nearly always for logistics and scheduling concerning her family, ' according to a spokesperson for Lowell. "That's the real story", Trump said, referring to the former secretary of state and his opponent in the 2016 presidential election. "There's so much self enrichment going on!", "Lock Her Up", is echoing on Twitter; the backlash has begun, #CrookedIvanka is a thing and all this at a ...

Global News US backs South Korean Kim Jong-yang to lead Interpol: Pompeo
Author: 0 US backs South Korean Kim Jong-yang to lead Interpol: Pompeo

A senior Russian police official is one of only two candidates put forward for the role of president of the organization, which coordinates police forces across the globe, in a vote scheduled Wednesday in Dubai . USA lawmakers have been lobbying President Donald Trump's administration to oppose Prokopchuk's candidacy, charging that Russian Federation has been abusing Interpol, trying to use it to settle scores and harass dissidents by issuing warrants for their arrest.

Global News Turkey discusses Khashoggi murder with United Nations chief
Author: 0 Turkey discusses Khashoggi murder with United Nations chief

A Saudi prosecutor said Khashoggi's body had been dismembered, removed from the diplomatic mission and handed to an unidentified "local cooperator". "Today or this week seems to be the most convenient time to do this", it said. This is the first public speech since Khashoggi was murdered in the Saudi consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul on October two. And US President Donald trump has praised Riyadh as a spectacular ally.

Global News Netanyahu, victorious, says coalition to stay intact for another year
Author: 0 Netanyahu, victorious, says coalition to stay intact for another year

More ominously, Netanyahu-now acting defense minister-suggested a security crisis was afoot, the exact details of which he couldn't share with the public. Liberman's shock resignation left Netanyahu with a very narrow one-seat majority in the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, and the withdrawal of Bennett's Jewish Home faction would have toppled the government and forced early elections.

Global News Fight over Jim Acosta's White House press pass seems far from over
Author: 0 Fight over Jim Acosta's White House press pass seems far from over

Acosta's pass was revoked following a November 7 press conference during which a White House intern attempted to grab the mic out of Acosta's hands, and Trump verbally berated Acosta as the reporter continued asking questions. In a response Monday morning, government lawyers called the CNN motion a "self-styled "emergency" and sought to portray the White House's moves as a lawful next step.

Global News Macron's anti-nationalist talk is not all about Trump
Author: 0 Macron's anti-nationalist talk is not all about Trump

While the rest of Europe has made no secret of its distaste for Mr Trump's brash style of conducting politics, Mr Macron has assiduously courted Mr Trump, making him his guest of honour at last year's Bastille Day celebrations. In April, the French president became the first foreign leader to be granted the honour of a state visit, during which Mr Macron, together with his wife Brigitte, was feted at the White House, with Mr Trump describing them as "cherished guests".

Global News Fire deaths now at 65, while 631 missing
Author: 0 Fire deaths now at 65, while 631 missing

The wildfire this time practically burned the town of Paradise to the ground and heavily damaged the outlying communities of Magalia and Concow on November 8, destroying 9,700 houses and 144 apartment buildings, authorities said. Just 58 of the dead have been identified, the Chico Enterprise-Record reported . Honea has said that when the blaze erupted one week ago, "the chaos we were dealing with was extraordinary", which slowed the process.

Global News Andrew Gillum Concedes Again in Florida Governor's Race
Author: 0 Andrew Gillum Concedes Again in Florida Governor's Race

Florida produced some of the country's closest results in the United States midterm elections, with a Senate race between outgoing governor Rick Scott and incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson also going to a recount . In a statement from his campaign late Saturday, Gillum recalled how he had vowed earlier to "fight until the last vote is counted". On Saturday, the top elections official in Broward County acknowledged publicly that her office had misplaced more than 2,000 ballots.

Global News This is all that's left of fire-ravaged California town
Author: 0 This is all that's left of fire-ravaged California town

The deadliest wildfires in California's history have killed at least 65 people and more than 600 are still missing as authorities continue to search for victims. It was 40 percent contained as of Wednesday evening. In the aftermath of the disaster, survivors said authorities need to devise a plan to reach residents who can't get a cellphone signal in the hilly terrain or don't have cellphones at all.

Global News Court paper mistake reveals criminal charge against Julian Assange in US
Author: 0 Court paper mistake reveals criminal charge against Julian Assange in US

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has already been charged with unspecified crimes under seal, according to a recent filing in an unrelated case. WikiLeaks is under investigation by Robert Mueller, the special counsel, for publishing thousands of emails stolen from the Democratic Party and Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign.

Global News Air sirens sound in Hof Ashkelon region, Hamas fires at southern Israel
Author: 0 Air sirens sound in Hof Ashkelon region, Hamas fires at southern Israel

Missile defences intercepted more than 100 rockets from Gaza and most others fell in open areas, though some hit houses and other civilian structures, the military said. On Sunday, a clash erupted during the covert operation that killed seven Palestinian militants, including a local commander for Hamas's armed wing, as well as an Israeli army officer.

Global News Mayday! 4 United Kingdom ministers quit, PM fights to save Brexit deal
Author: 0 Mayday! 4 United Kingdom ministers quit, PM fights to save Brexit deal

EU President Donald Tusk on Thursday confirmed the bloc would hold a special summit to seal the hard-fought Brexit agreement with Britain on November 25. He said her deal "failed to meet the promises given to the nation by the prime minister". "We will take back control of our borders, our laws and our money, leave the Common Fisheries Policy and the Common Agricultural Policy while protecting jobs, security and the integrity of our United Kingdom".

Global News Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi vows to become House speaker
Author: 0 Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi vows to become House speaker

Pelosi is dismissing that challenge, and she asks reporters: "Have you seen the letter?" She's been meeting and speaking with uncommitted and incoming members all week, along with the various constituencies of the caucus - including the Progressive Caucus and the Congressional Black Caucus, and members of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus who are holding out support for a number of procedural rules changes in the House.

Global News Fox News issues statement on CNN's lawsuit against Trump
Author: 0 Fox News issues statement on CNN's lawsuit against Trump

The First Amendment is not served when a single reporter, of more than 150 present, attempts to monopolize the floor. Trump characterizes the caravan as "an invasion", a term to which Acosta objected. Acosta then asked, "Did you demonize immigrants?" Forty years later, a court will be considering constitutionally protected press freedoms. "A$3 bove all else, the First Amendment means that government has no power to restrict expression because of its message, its ideas, its subject ...

Global News Splintered migrant caravan groups arrive at U.S. border
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Twenty-five asylum seekers were allowed on Monday and 60 more on Tuesday. United States military forces have reinforced security measures at the country's southern border, laying barbed wire and erecting barricades as hundreds of Central American migrants planning to seek asylum in the country reached one of Mexico's northern-most cities.

Global News US FAA launches high-priority probe of Boeing's safety analyses
Author: 0 US FAA launches high-priority probe of Boeing's safety analyses

The US company has been relying on profit reaped from faster output of the narrow-body jet to ease financial strain from introducing its newest wide-body aircraft, the 777X. Pilots can stop this automated response by pressing two buttons if the system behaves unexpectedly, the directive said. After problems were reported with the air speed indicator, the AOA sensor was replaced by a Lion Air technician in Bali before the plane departed for Jakarta on its penultimate flight.

Global News Gaza cease-fire holds, while Israel's government may collapse
Author: 0 Gaza cease-fire holds, while Israel's government may collapse

The ceasefire was largely holding on Wednesday and schools and businesses in southern Israel reopened after no rocket attacks were reported overnight. Within Gaza, however, the ceasefire was met with joyous rallies, with participants waving green Hamas flags and Palestinian flags. Since Monday, Israeli air strikes had killed seven Palestinians, at least five of them gunmen, and destroyed several buildings used by Gaza's ruling Hamas Islamists.

Global News White House Deputy National Security Adviser Mira Ricardel Faces Exit
Author: 0 White House Deputy National Security Adviser Mira Ricardel Faces Exit

On Tuesday , the Wall Street Journal reported that Trump meant to remove Ricardel from office, following an incident between the deputy and First Lady Melania Trump during a recent trip to Africa. Presidential spouses do have a long history of involving themselves in White House staffing issues. She declined to name anyone but said she had let the president know who they are.

Global News CNN Files Lawsuit Against Trump Administration
Author: 0 CNN Files Lawsuit Against Trump Administration

Rutenberg quotes a Democratic strategist who said that the President calling out media bias is simply a way of "turning out his base" without any acknowledgment that many Trump voters have been extremely frustrated by anti-conservative media bias.

Global News Trudeau: Canadian intelligence has heard Khashoggi tapes
Author: 0 Trudeau: Canadian intelligence has heard Khashoggi tapes

The audio recording, which is thought to include both Khashoggi's murder and the plotting of a 15-man Saudi death squad sent to kill him, has allowed Turkish officials to reveal gruesome details of the killing to the world and place Riyadh under intense pressure.

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