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Worldwide Judge mulls severity of charges in McDonald case
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Dashcam video of the incident showed McDonald, who was high on the PCP drug at the time, refusing the officer's command to drop a knife as he walked down the street. His defense team had asked that he be released on probation. His lawyers said Van Dyke "truly felt great" after the sentencing. "This is a case about law and order (and) about Laquan McDonald not following any laws that night".

Worldwide Kremlin says 'stupid' to suggest Trump a Russian agent
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He added that such requests reflect illegitimate meddling in the USA president's constitutional right to conduct foreign policy. Lavrov called attacks on Trump by the media and Congress "unconstitutional" and "illegitimate", and refused to comment on actions taken by the Trump administration.

Worldwide Congress prepares to skip planned recess if shutdown goes on
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It was not immediately clear where the money was found, but the department said it had taken steps to "make available additional funds to pay the salaries of its employees, including those affected by the current lapse". Or, he could take the unprecedented step of delivering the State of the Union from the border at McAllen, Texas - complete with families of victims murdered by killers in the US illegally and uniformed border patrolmen.

Worldwide Trump sends letter to Kim Jong
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Choe's trip comes as expectations grow for a second meeting between Kim and Trump - despite a lack of progress in denuclearisation negotiations - after the North Korean leader went to Beijing, long Pyongyang's key ally, last week for talks with President Xi Jinping.

Worldwide Man Planned To Attack White House With Rocket And Explosives
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U.S. Attorney Byung J. (BJay) Pak says Taheb planned to use an improvised explosive device and an anti-tank rocket. Taheb allegedly told the informant during that since he couldn't travel overseas, he wanted to hit local targets, like the White House and the Statue of Liberty, and meant to be a "martyr".

Worldwide Trump's new missile defense strategy eyes space-based sensors
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Among the options under consideration to protect the United States from increasing missile threats are adding a third location of ground-based missile interceptors to the 40 in Alaska and four located in California, an official said. The Pentagon wants to put a constellation of sensors above the Earth that can track missiles as they launch, and is recommending a study of weapons that can shoot down missiles from space.

Worldwide Casualties Reported in Attack on Nairobi Hotel Complex
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The scenes in the Westlands suburb reminded Nairobians of a bloody terrorist attack in 2013 when Islamist gunmen stormed the Westgate mall , killing at least 67 people. "It began with an attack at I&M bank with an explosion that targeted three vehicles in the parking lot and a suicide bomb", he said. Gunfire continued several minutes after the first reports as ambulances, security forces and firefighters rushed to the scene.

Worldwide Barr: Mueller wouldn't be involved in a 'witch hunt'
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Sen. Dick Durbin, of IL, on ABC's "This Week" said he wants "ironclad assurances" of Barr's independence and willingess to let Mueller finish his probe. In addition to discussing his memo with Trump's personal attorneys, Barr also shared or discussed it with Kushner's lawyer. Barr stated without hesitation that it was in the public interest for Mueller to finish his investigation into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with the Kremlin to sway the election.

Worldwide Military cargo plane with 9 onboard overshoots runway, crashes in Iran
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The plane was carrying meat from Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan when it crashed near the capital Tehran , army spokesman Amir Taghikhani told state television. State TV said rescue teams had been sent to the area, between the airports of Fath and Payam. Iranian media reported seven bodies from the crash had already been recovered.

Worldwide Ted Cruz: Americans outside D.C. don't care about Russian Federation investigation
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President Donald Trump's former attorney John Dowd told Fox News" Brian Kilmeade that he believes the president is facing a "coup' and the recent reports regarding the president's relationship with Russian Federation prove that. USA officials learned of Trump's actions when a White House adviser and a senior State Department official sought information from the interpreter beyond a readout shared by Tillerson.

Worldwide Maduro foe says he's ready to replace the president
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Opposition leaders have faced significant hurdles in recruiting military dissidents due to Maduro's continued sway over the armed forces and a crackdown on accused insurgents that human rights groups have said includes torture of officers and abuse of their families.

Worldwide Israel says it has completed hunt for Hezbollah tunnels from Lebanon
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The tunnel, the second discovered coming from the Lebanese town of Ramieh, went 180 feet deep and crossed 2,624 feet of Lebanese territory and dozens of yards into Israel . The outgoing IDF chief of staff has acknowledged that Israel has been bombing Syria on a "near-daily" basis for years, in a massive military campaign allegedly aimed at degrading Tehran's supposed military buildup in the region.

Worldwide China changes Canadian's prison sentence to death amid Huawei tensions
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A new trial was ordered and took place Monday, in China's Liaoning province, with Schellenberg being found guilty and given a death sentence. Meng Wanzhou , who is the daughter of company founder Ren Zhengfei, was arrested in Vancouver in relation to suspected violations by Huawei of United States sanctions placed on Iran.

Worldwide Trump avoids direct answer over ties with Russian Federation
Author: 0 Trump avoids direct answer over ties with Russian Federation

Comey at the time was leading an investigation into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 USA presidential election. President Trump was so intent on keeping his chats with Vladimir Putin secret, he once made his interpreter turn over his notes and promise to never discuss them, current and former U.S.