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Ukraine again arrests Mikheil Saakashvili, ex-president of Georgia

Sakaashvili is being investigated for alleged support of a criminal organisation, among other charges. He is being investigated for alleged support of a criminal organization, and allegedly receiving money from deposed president Viktor Yanukovych , who is now exiled in Russian Federation, to start a coup in Ukraine.

Trump's Planned Visit to Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Opening 'an Insult'

Lewis is the latest in a growing number of politicians, civil rights groups and activists who have said they will boycott Saturday's opening ceremony in Jackson, Miss., or have called on Trump to skip it. "It kind of feels like that's the card the governor has deal at this time", he said. "I'm the same age as Trump". The national NAACP also disapproved of the invitation.

Morgan Stanley Fires Former Dem Rep. Harold Ford Jr

The firing comes as companies, lawmakers, and politicians grapple with a string of allegations against prominent men. Now, Ford has vociferously denied these allegations and has threatened legal action against The Huffington Post and Morgan Stanley for wrongful termination.

Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez, a Democrat, is Running for Governor

The sheriff will resign her post Wednesday morning, before officially kicking off her campaign at Texas Democratic Party headquarters in Austin. Valdez is now serving her fourth term as Dallas County sheriff , and she drew national headlines when she was first elected in 2004 as the nation's first openly gay Hispanic sheriff.

Homeland Security: Arrests along Mexico border down in 2017

Administrative arrests mean no criminal prosecution was associated with the arrest. At ICE headquarters on Tuesday, Acting Director Thomas Homan declared his agency in 2017 has been unleashed to carry out its mission. ICE reports 92 percent of people the agency administratively arrested between January 20 and the end of FY2017, had a criminal conviction or a pending criminal charge, were an ICE fugitive or were an illegal re-entrant.

Russian MPs vow to make State Duma off-limits for all USA media

Kremlin-backed RT on Wednesday night published a letter from the Executive Committee of the Congressional Radio And Television Correspondents Gallery saying the channel's Congressional press credentials had been withdrawn due to its registration as a foreign agent in the United States.

US Ends Participation in the Global Compact on Migration

The UN General Assembly president expressed regrets over the decision to "disengage", saying a multilateral approach is key to addressing worldwide migration issues. In a statement issued on Saturday, Hayley said: "America is proud of our immigrant heritage and our longstanding moral leadership in providing support to migrant and refugee populations across the globe".

Yemen rebel ally Saleh says open to talks with Saudis

The coalition has been fighting to defeat the Iran-backed Houthis along with Mr Saleh's forces in Yemen since March 2015. He says a new page must be opened in relations (with Saudi Arabia) and neighborly ties restored, putting an end to all (the animosity) that has taken place and that amicable relations can resume once there is a cease-fire (with the Saudi-led coalition) and their blockade of Yemeni ports and airports is lifted.

Nine dead as Taliban gunmen storm Pakistan school

There were about 20 people including the students in the University as it had remained closed today due to Eid Miladun Nabi. Mahsud said three attackers clad in women's burqas then reached the gate in a rickshaw and opened fire to clear their way to the building.

Expect 'Difficult' Argentina In World Cup, Rohr Warns Eagles

It had an impressive run to World Cup qualification, beating notable teams like Croatia , Ukraine, and Turkey. In Previous outings, For instance, In USA 1994, Nigeria was placed in Group D of the tournament, alongside Argentina , Bulgaria and Greece.

Turkish manufacturing grows for ninth straight month: Index

Sterling rose briefly against the dollar after the PMI showed surging orders at home and from Europe's recovering economy. Overall it added to signs that manufacturing could be a bright spot next year, when the slowdown in the overall economy is likely to deepen as Britain approaches its departure from the European Union in March 2019.

The Last Supermoon Of The Year Will Rise Sunday Evening

The supermoon gets its name from the fact that the lunar orbit will be very close to Earth when the full moon takes place. Sunday's supermoon is the first and last one visible to the naked eye in 2017. Full moons normally occur when the Earth is directly in line between the moon and the sun. Not only will the supermoon be about 7-percent larger, visually speaking, it'll also be about 16-percent brighter.

Glyphosate gets five-year respite as license renewed

Under EU rules, 16 favourable votes are needed as a "qualified majority" for renewal before authorisation expires on December 15. The herbicide's license had been due to run out in less than three weeks, raising the prospect of Monsanto's Roundup disappearing from store shelves and, potentially, a farmers' revolt .

Donald Trump accused of racial slur

The President, standing beside three Najavo code talkers and a portrait of former president Andrew Jackson, made the comment in reference to Warren's heritage, which the Democrat Senator on numerous occasions has said has Native American roots.

State girls to be part of global summit in Hyderabad

The event will primarily focus on four thematic sectors - energy and infrastructure; healthcare and life sciences; financial technology and digital economy; and media and entertainment sectors, according to its agenda. The theme this year is supporting women entrepreneurs, something the first daughter and special assistant to President Trump strongly advocates for. This year's summit's theme demonstrates the commitment of the USA and Indian governments towards women empowerment.

Pelosi: Conyers deserves 'due process' on misconduct charges

Conyers, a longtime Michigan Democrat, is now embroiled in a sexual harassment scandal , amid reports that he secretly reached a settlement with a former female staffer. Conyers fired her for refusing his sexual advances. Conyers added, "I would urge them to continue to do so for any Member accused of wrongdoing". Do you? They have not really come forward.

Donald Trump Slams CNN International, Touts Loony Conspiracy Website

However, examples of the pro-Trump website's work can still be seen on its Twitter account. "Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that can not be limited without being lost". "It's not CNN's job to represent the USA to the world ". Comey, arguably one of FBI's most controversial directors, has been criticized, particularly by Trump, for leaking information to the press.

'Red warning' to airlines over Bali volcano

The pulverised rock contained in volcanic ash can cause significant damage to jet engines, but airlines have different criteria about how close to ash clouds their planes can operate. On Saturday, four airlines made a decision to ground at least 16 of their flights because of the increasing activity of the volcano in the afternoon.

Pakistan calls on army to restore order as blasphemy protests spread

The interior ministry on Saturday afternoon issued a notification regarding the deployment of Pakistan Army in the federal capital after fierce clashes between security forces and Tehreek activists turned violent. Police have also used water cannons to disperse the protesters after the capital was paralysed due to the sit-in which has been ongoing for nearly three weeks.

Fight shuts down Alabama mall on Thanksgiving night

Black Friday has sent America into a shopping frenzy. In the tape, one person appears to be held down by mall security, while officers are seen trying to break up a scuffle between several others. The incident occurred at the shopping center Riverchase Galleria in the city of Hoover to 23 h. Police were still interviewing witnesses on Friday, but they did not identify a suspect or disclose a motive for the attack.