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U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials said the girl was found to have died from shock and a lack of water. She was flown to Providence Children's Hospital in El Paso, Texas and less than a day later, Jakelin Caal Maquin died. Immigration officials said hundreds of people who have been overcome by the harsh desert and sweltering conditions are saved by Border Patrol every year.
  • Maria Butina pleads guilty to conspiracy charge

    Maria Butina pleads guilty to conspiracy charge

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    Maria Butina , 30, agreed to plead guilty to a conspiracy charge as part of a deal with federal prosecutors. Prosecutors accused Butina, who was jailed awaiting trial, of working with a Russian official and two U.S. The Russian government objected to Butina's arrest, and accused the United States of subjecting her to "practices that are slightly below torture".
  • Theresa May pulls Brexit vote in parliament amid fears of defeat

    Theresa May pulls Brexit vote in parliament amid fears of defeat

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    Although May has so far ruled out taking the question back to the people of Britain, some of her more loyal ministers are already planning for just such a scenario, the Sunday Times said. "Of course, we can improve this deal, and the prime minister is seeking to improve this deal", he said. However, in a suggestion that the current deal may not be permanent, the potential Tory leadership contender reached out to Brexit supporters by saying it could act as a "stepping stone to deliver on ...
  • L'opinion divisée sur la suite du mouvement — Gilets jaunes

    L'opinion divisée sur la suite du mouvement — Gilets jaunes

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    C'est toutefois une baisse de 12 points par rapport au sondage Odoxa-Dentsu Consulting du 22 novembre 2018. Parmi ceux qui souhaitent la poursuite des blocages et des manifestations, ils sont 81% dans les rangs des sympathisants de La France insoumise et 81% dans ceux des sympathisants du Rassemblement national.
  • Brexit : Theresa May reporte le vote du Parlement britannique

    Brexit : Theresa May reporte le vote du Parlement britannique

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    La Première ministre britannique Theresa May a reporté lundi le vote du Parlement sur l'accord de sortie de l'Union européenne , reculant devant l'opposition des députés et plongeant ainsi le processus de divorce dans l'incertitude. Theresa May a également affirmé que son gouvernement allait accélérer les préparatifs en vue d'un Brexit sans accord. Jugeant l'annonce de Theresa May "profondément discourtoise", le président de la chambre des Communes John Bercow a suggéré au gouvernement ...
  • European Union says it won’t budge on Brexit deal amid chaos in Britain

    European Union says it won’t budge on Brexit deal amid chaos in Britain

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    With less than four months left until Britain is due to leave the European Union on March 29, Mrs May's Brexit deal is floundering, opening up prospects that run the gamut from a disorderly no-deal divorce to calling Brexit off. If she wins, no new leadership challenge can be called for a year. The letter, signed by Labour's Jeremy Corbyn , SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford, Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable, Plaid Cymru's Liz Saville Roberts and co-leader of the Greens ...
  • Paris cleans up as President Macron prepares response to yellow vests

    Paris cleans up as President Macron prepares response to yellow vests

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    Besides, 1,385 people have also been detained. Paris police have fired tear gas on a group of yellow-vested protesters trying to march on the French presidential palace and have pushed them back with shields. Workers in Paris again cleared streets of broken glass and towed away burnt-out cars on Sunday after yet another violent protest and the government announced that President Emmanuel Macron was preparing to address the nation early in the coming week.
  • Rahul Gandhi’s strike rate is better than Narendra Modi’s in Hindi heartland

    Rahul Gandhi’s strike rate is better than Narendra Modi’s in Hindi heartland

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    Leaders win polls, lose them too Not having a clear leader may have been a factor in Congress+TDP's rout in Telangana and having two contenders a factor in lower-than-expected Rajasthan numbers. Mr. Gandhi's big challenge came when the Congress fell short of a majority in Karnataka but swiftly, aligned with the JD (S) giving the smaller party, the post of the Chief Minister, and retained the key southern state.
  • Trump Confirms Departure Of John Kelly From White House

    Trump Confirms Departure Of John Kelly From White House

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    Nick Ayers , the 36-year-old chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence , will not be taking the chief of staff job at the White House, according to a report Sunday. Bush. While it remains unclear whether a sitting president can actually be indicted, the U.S. leader has found himself cited in an Federal Bureau of Investigation campaign finance probe.
  • Britain can revoke Brexit unilaterally, top European Union court rules

    Britain can revoke Brexit unilaterally, top European Union court rules

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    The ruling is in line with an advisory opinion from an advocate general of the court on December 4 who suggested that the whole process can be reversed. The UK government insists it will not revoke Article 50 but may ultimately be forced to accept parliament's will on the matter. Anti-fascists and Labour party members were among those marching against Brexit .
  • Russia OVERTAKES the United Kingdom in global arms sales showcasing military power

    Russia OVERTAKES the United Kingdom in global arms sales showcasing military power

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    Russian Federation has overtaken the UK to become the world's second-largest arms producer but still lags far behind the United States, according to a new report released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri). The study pulls together data on the top 100 arms manufacturers in the world, with the exception of China, where reliable data is unavailable. Other important developments include a 24% increase in arms sales for Turkish companies in 2017.
  • Trump nominates William Barr to be his next attorney general

    Trump nominates William Barr to be his next attorney general

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    Trump's nominee for United Nations ambassador is still fairly new to political work, having taken her first government job only a year and a half ago with the Trump administration. The good news is that Barr will probably bring a level of experience and professionalism that the Trump administration is not accustomed to; the bad news is that he may be willing to help Trump evade accountability.
  • Huawei : la directrice financière accusée de fraude par les Etats-Unis

    Huawei : la directrice financière accusée de fraude par les Etats-Unis

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    D'après Le Yucheng , le vice-ministre chinois des affaires étrangères, l'interpellation de Mme Wanzhou au Canada constitue une grave violation de ses droits. Utilisant des prénoms anglais Cathy et Sabrina, Meng a siégé au conseil d'administration de Skycom entre février 2008 et avril 2009, d'après les registres de Skycom.
  • Ex-FBI director Comey grilled again in US Congress

    Ex-FBI director Comey grilled again in US Congress

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    Comey on Friday met with members of the House Judiciary Committee and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee about the Russian Federation probe. Comey will be appearing a second time, on the 17th of December, to answer further questions - which Comey himself Tweeted about, claiming that wasn't a "search for the truth".