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Have You Ever Lived In One Of Jared Kushner's Apartment Buildings?
Have You Ever Lived In One Of Jared Kushner's Apartment Buildings?

Daddy's bright boy and White House son-in-law Jared Kushne has never had a reputation for being a particularly scrupulous landlord.

Pentagon Retweets That Donald Trump Should 'Resign From The Presidency'
Pentagon Retweets That Donald Trump Should 'Resign From The Presidency'

The Pentagon posted an unusual message on Twitter Thursday - one urging President Donald Trump to resign.

U.N. Probe of Syria Chemical Weapons Halted After Security Council Showdown
U.N. Probe of Syria Chemical Weapons Halted After Security Council Showdown

Rival U.S. and Russian resolutions to extend the mandate of experts trying to determine who was responsible for chemical attacks in Syria were defeated Thursday at a heated Security Council meeting

Hispanic Caucus rejects request from GOP lawmaker to join
Hispanic Caucus rejects request from GOP lawmaker to join

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Congressional Hispanic Caucus rejected the request of Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo to join its ranks on Thursday, saying his record is inconsistent with the group's values.

Al Franken apologizes after accusation he kissed and groped TV news anchor
Al Franken apologizes after accusation he kissed and groped TV news anchor

Al Franken: 'I respect women. US senator and former comedian Al Franken has issued an apology after being accused of kissing and groping a woman without her consent. Leeann Tweeden, a Los Angeles-based news anchor, came forward with the allegations in an op-ed published by KABC radio on Thursday that detailed an encounter with Franken during a tour of the Middle East to entertain US troops in 2006.

After Leonardo Da Vinci Painting Is Sold for an Incredible $450 Million, Who Is the Mystery Buyer?
After Leonardo Da Vinci Painting Is Sold for an Incredible $450 Million, Who Is the Mystery Buyer?

Gasps were audibly heard in the room as the bidding war escalated, but the buyer remains shrouded in secrecy.

The Latest: UN chief welcomes efforts on Zimbabwe crisis
The Latest: UN chief welcomes efforts on Zimbabwe crisis

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local):

Israeli general in unprecedented public offer to share intelligence with Saudi Arabia as alarm grows over Iran
Israeli general in unprecedented public offer to share intelligence with Saudi Arabia as alarm grows over Iran

Israel's top military commander has given an unprecedented interview to a Saudi website, offering to share intelligence between the Jewish state and the Arab regional power in a joint effort to counter Iran.  Lieutenant General Gadi Eisenkot told the Saudi-owned Elaph news site that Saudi Arabia and Israel - two countries that do not have formal diplomatic relations - should work together in a "new international alliance" against Iran.  "We are ready to exchange experiences with moderate Arab countries and exchange intelligence to confront Iran," the Israeli chief of staff said. "We are ready to share information if necessary. There are many common interests between us and them." The...

Ohio calls off execution after failing to find inmate
Ohio calls off execution after failing to find inmate's vein

LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) - Ohio called off the execution of an ailing 69-year-old killer Wednesday after the executioners couldn't find a vein to insert the IV that delivers the lethal drugs.

Court ruling expected to dissolve main Cambodian opposition
Court ruling expected to dissolve main Cambodian opposition

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - Cambodia's embattled opposition braced for a court ruling due Thursday that is widely expected to see the party dissolved in the latest move by authoritarian Prime Minister Hun Sen to remove threats to his power ahead of elections next year.

Republicans press U.S.-Russia uranium deal probe despite no wrongdoing findings
Republicans press U.S.-Russia uranium deal probe despite no wrongdoing findings

By Jonathan Landay and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican lawmakers are pressing forward with an investigation into the 2010 sale of a Canadian uranium company, which owned 20 percent of U.S. uranium supplies, to a Russian government firm, despite five congressional inquiries having found no evidence of wrongdoing. Copies of letters by the heads of two U.S. House of Representatives committees released on Wednesday showed they were seeking documents and other material on the deal from the FBI, the Treasury and State Departments and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. Devin Nunes, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, and Trey Gowdy, chairman of the...

Millionaire Treasury Secretary, Socialite Wife Pose With Sheets Of Cash
Millionaire Treasury Secretary, Socialite Wife Pose With Sheets Of Cash

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and his wife, actress Louise Linton, on Wednesday turned a fairly standard duty into an uncomfortable photo-op.

17 Baby Names That Have Been Forbidden In France
17 Baby Names That Have Been Forbidden In France

They're all baby names that have been forbidden in France.

Turkey asks US for news on jailed businessman Zarrab
Turkey asks US for news on jailed businessman Zarrab

Turkey on Wednesday asked the United States for information regarding the situation of a Turkish-Iranian businessman who is due to go on trial later this month in a case that has angered President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Reza Zarrab, 34, who holds both Turkish and Iranian citizenship, was arrested in Miami in March last year en route to Disney World on charges of violating US sanctions against Iran that could see him sentenced to up to 30 years in prison. American media reports have said that the trial of Zarrab and fellow defendant Mehmet Hakan Atilla, the deputy chief executive of Turkish lender Halkbank, is set to get under way in New York on November 27.

GM challenges Tesla with promise of profitable electric cars
GM challenges Tesla with promise of profitable electric cars

"We are committed to a future electric vehicle portfolio that will be profitable," Barra said at the Barclays Global Automotive Conference in New York. Electric and autonomous vehicles - known in the industry as EVs and AVs - are widely seen as the keystones of future transport, but Tesla, Ford Motor Co and other manufacturers are still working out how to make money on them.

Jeff Sessions in House Judiciary Committee hearing:
Jeff Sessions in House Judiciary Committee hearing: 'I don't recall'

"The View" co-hosts discuss Attorney General Jeff Sessions' testimony.

Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe's army seizes power, targets 'criminals' around Mugabe

By MacDonald Dzirutwe HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's military seized power early on Wednesday saying it was targeting "criminals" around President Robert Mugabe, the only ruler the country has known in its 37 years of independence. Soldiers seized the state broadcaster. The military said Mugabe and his family were safe.

Boeing announces $27bn order from flydubai for 737 MAXs
Boeing announces $27bn order from flydubai for 737 MAXs

Boeing on Wednesday announced an order from Gulf airline flydubai for 225 medium-haul 737 MAX aircraft with a list price of $27 billion, hailing it as the "largest-ever single-aisle jet order" from a Middle East carrier. The announcement, made at the Dubai Air Show, came just hours after rival Airbus said it had secured the biggest-ever order in its history to supply 430 medium-haul A320s to US investment firm Indigo Partners at a catalogue price of $49.5 billion (42 billion euros). The rival US and European manufacturers are engaged in a fierce battle for the medium-haul market, the world's largest by volume, both offering re-engined versions of their top-selling models that promise a...

The Latest: 6th defendant takes plea in Bundy standoff case
The Latest: 6th defendant takes plea in Bundy standoff case

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Latest on the trial in Nevada of rancher Cliven Bundy, two sons and a co-defendant an armed standoff against government agents (all times local):

Sessions says he knew of ex-Trump aide's Russia ties, despite testimony
Sessions says he knew of ex-Trump aide's Russia ties, despite testimony

Jeff Sessions on Tuesday acknowledged a former aide to Donald's Trump presidential campaign informed him during the 2016 election about ties to Russian officials, appearing to contradict his own testimony to members of Congress during his confirmation hearing to become attorney general earlier this year. Testifying before the House judiciary committee, Sessions said he only recently recalled a meeting during the 2016 presidential election in which George Papadopoulos, a foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump's campaign, disclosed his contacts with Russians. The attorney general also said he did not remember talking to Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser to Trump who has said he...

Jon Stewart 'Stunned' About Louis C.K., Wonders 'Did I Miss Something?'
Jon Stewart 'Stunned' About Louis C.K., Wonders 'Did I Miss Something?'

Jon Stewart said Tuesday that he was "stunned" to learn about Louis C.K.'s history of sexual misconduct.

Senate Republicans Shoehorn Anti-Abortion Measure Into Tax Bill
Senate Republicans Shoehorn Anti-Abortion Measure Into Tax Bill

Republicans are making tax reform about abortion rights.

In Saudi visit, Lebanese patriarch backs PM Hariri over resignation
In Saudi visit, Lebanese patriarch backs PM Hariri over resignation

The head of Lebanon's Maronite church, in a historic visit to Saudi Arabia, voiced support Tuesday for prime minister Saad Hariri over his resignation, which tipped his country into crisis. Beshara Rai arrived in Riyadh on Monday in the first trip to the kingdom by a senior Lebanese figure since Hariri quit on November 4 in a shock announcement from the Saudi capital. Hariri had cited fears for his life and accused Hezbollah, the powerful Shiite movement that is part of his government but close to Saudi Arabia's arch-rival Iran, of controlling Lebanon.

Tank convoy seen outside Zimbabwe capital
Tank convoy seen outside Zimbabwe capital

Several tanks were seen moving near the Zimbabwean capital Harare on Tuesday, witnesses told AFP, a day after the army warned it could intervene over a purge of ruling party officials. The sightings came as uncertainty swirls in Harare due to President Robert Mugabe's decision to fire his vice president last week, prompting a warning of possible military intervention from the army chief. Zimbabwe's army chief General Constantino Chiwenga on Monday warned President Robert Mugabe to "stop" purges of the ruling ZANU-PF party after Mugabe abruptly sacked vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa last week.

Paul Ryan Calls On Roy Moore To 'Step Aside'
Paul Ryan Calls On Roy Moore To 'Step Aside'

"He should step aside," Ryan told reporters during a House GOP leadership press conference. "No. 1: These allegations are credible. Ryan had previously taken the stance that the allegations of sexual assault and  initiating sexual contact with women in their teens when Moore was in his 30s were "disqualifying, if true." But after another woman came forward to detail an aggressive episode where she says Moore grabbed her by the neck and forced her head toward his crotch when she was 16, and after Moore presented a less than convincing defense, Ryan is no longer qualifying his call for Moore to end his campaign.

Jeff Sessions Says He Forgot Trump Adviser's Russia Comments In 'Chaos' Of Campaign
Jeff Sessions Says He Forgot Trump Adviser's Russia Comments In 'Chaos' Of Campaign

WASHINGTON ― Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday that he had "no recollection" of a former Trump campaign adviser's comments on Russia during a March 2016 Trump campaign meeting on national security ― until, that is, it emerged that George Papadopoulos had pled guilty to lying to FBI agents working with the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Watch Anita Hill And Aly Raisman Share Their #MeToo Stories On Stage Together
Watch Anita Hill And Aly Raisman Share Their #MeToo Stories On Stage Together

― Sometimes it takes a public story of abuse to set off a flood of other accounts.

Sad farewell as Malaysia-born panda heads to China
Sad farewell as Malaysia-born panda heads to China

Two-year-old Nuan Nuan, whose name means "warmth", was born in Malaysia's national zoo in August 2015 a year after her parents Feng Yi and Fu Wa arrived in the country on a 10-year loan from China. In the wild, giant pandas can only be found in China's mountainous central regions where their favourite food, bamboo, grows in abundance.

Arab countries in row with Qatar are not interested in solution: Emir
Arab countries in row with Qatar are not interested in solution: Emir

Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani said on Tuesday that Arab states that had imposed sanctions on his country in June over allegations of supporting terrorism were not interested in a solution to the crisis. Speaking to members of the Gulf Arab state's Shoura Council, Tamim said his government was preparing for elections to the consultative body. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut diplomatic and trade links with Qatar on June 5, accusing Doha of financing terrorism and cozying up to their arch-rival Iran.

Donald Trump Jr. Messaged With WikiLeaks During Presidential Campaign
Donald Trump Jr. Messaged With WikiLeaks During Presidential Campaign

President Donald Trump's oldest son, Donald Trump Jr., communicated with WikiLeaks over Twitter direct message during the 2016 presidential race, according to a report in The Atlantic published Monday.

What Not to Say to Someone With PTSD
What Not to Say to Someone With PTSD

For people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), every day can feel like a fight to survive. Here's what you need to know about talking to people suffering from PTSD.

Chipotle denies link to
Chipotle denies link to 'Supergirl' actor's illness

(Reuters) - Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc on Monday denied allegations by actor Jeremy Jordan that eating at one of its restaurants landed him in the hospital. Jordan, who plays Winn Schott on TV show "Supergirl," posted an Instagram video on Thursday of himself on a hospital bed, saying that food he ate at a Chipotle made him severely sick and that he "almost died," according to a People.com report. "There have been no other reported claims of illness at the restaurant where (Jordan) dined.

Senate GOP Campaign Chair Says Roy Moore Should Be Expelled If He Wins
Senate GOP Campaign Chair Says Roy Moore Should Be Expelled If He Wins

National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) said the Senate should vote to expel Roy Moore if he wins the special election for Alabama's open Senate seat next month. "I believe the individuals speaking out against Roy Moore spoke with courage and truth, proving he is unfit to serve in the United States Senate and he should not run for office," Gardner said in a statement. A fifth woman, Beverly Young Nelson, came forward on Monday to say that Moore sexually abused her when she was a teen and he was a 32-year-old assistant district attorney in Alabama.

Best Black Friday TV Deals for 2017
Best Black Friday TV Deals for 2017

If you've always shopped on Black Friday, you may have noticed that it takes more work these days to find the best deals, especially on TVs. Online shopping means it's no longer enough to sort th...

4 Adults Arrested After Fight Caught on Camera Outside Chuck E. Cheese's Restaurant
4 Adults Arrested After Fight Caught on Camera Outside Chuck E. Cheese's Restaurant

Their children had allegedly bumped into one another.

Roy Moore Fires Back at Mitch McConnell After Majority Leader Says 'I Believe' Accusers
Roy Moore Fires Back at Mitch McConnell After Majority Leader Says 'I Believe' Accusers

Several women have said Moore pursued relationships with them when they were teenagers

This Streaker In Buffalo Ran For More Yards Than The Bills Did
This Streaker In Buffalo Ran For More Yards Than The Bills Did

The Buffalo Bills found the answer to their anemic rushing attack on Sunday ― but he lacked a uniform, or any other clothing for that matter.

SitRep: Suspected Russian NSA Hack Worst Ever
SitRep: Suspected Russian NSA Hack Worst Ever

The coming air war in Afghanistan; U.S. drone strikes in Somalia; Did SEALs Kill Green Berets over money?

North Korean soldier shot as he makes rare defection across one of world's most heavily guarded borders
North Korean soldier shot as he makes rare defection across one of world's most heavily guarded borders

A soldier from North Korea managed to make a rare successful escape across the heavily fortified border with South Korea, on the same day a US national was detained as he attempted to enter the North.  The North Korean guard stationed within the Joint Security Area fled across the border into the South early on Monday, sustaining gunshot wounds to his shoulder and elbow after being fired on by other North Korean guards. The soldier was airlifted by a United Nations Command helicopter to a hospital for treatment, military officials told Yonhap, and his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. Cases of North Koreans successfully crossing the Demilitarised Zone into the South are...

Israel arrests top Islamic Jihad militant as tensions rise
Israel arrests top Islamic Jihad militant as tensions rise

Israel's army said Monday it had arrested a senior Islamic Jihad militant as tensions with the group rose after the army blew up one of its tunnels from Gaza. The army arrested overnight the "senior operative" in Arraba near Jenin in the north of the occupied West Bank, Israel's military said. A source with Islamic Jihad confirmed that one of its leaders, Tareq Qadaan, was detained as part of an "arrest campaign".

People Destroy Keurig Coffee Makers After Company Pulls Ads From Sean Hannity Programs
People Destroy Keurig Coffee Makers After Company Pulls Ads From Sean Hannity Programs

Conservatives are publicly destroying their Keurig coffee makers in response to the company's decision to pull its advertisements from Sean Hannity's television and radio programs.

Southeast Asia summit draft statement skips over Rohingya crisis
Southeast Asia summit draft statement skips over Rohingya crisis

A draft of the statement to be issued after a Southeast Asian summit makes no mention of the exodus of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar's Rakhine state following a military crackdown that has been described by the United Nations as ethnic cleansing. One paragraph of the communique, seen by Reuters on Monday, mentions the importance of humanitarian relief provided for victims of natural disasters in Vietnam and a recent urban battle with Islamist militants in the Philippines, as well as "affected communities" in northern Rakhine state.

How Russia Could Divide NATO and Win a War
How Russia Could Divide NATO and Win a War

Countering provocations or pressure by adversary states like Russia should be formulated on Western strengths, and not dictated by the adversary. In September, Russia and Belarus launched the Zapad 2017 military exercises, which saw a snap mobilization of thousands of troops on Europe's doorstep, stoking fresh fears of renewed Russian aggression. This year's edition of Russia's quadrennial war game saw the two allies muster their forces to fight fictional Eastern European states with analogous geography to the Baltic States-all EU and NATO members.

Hariri warns Lebanon faces Arab sanctions risk, to return in days
Hariri warns Lebanon faces Arab sanctions risk, to return in days

By Lisa Barrington and Laila Bassam BEIRUT (Reuters) - Saad al-Hariri warned on Sunday Lebanon was at risk of Gulf Arab sanctions because of the Shi'ite group Hezbollah's regional meddling and said he would return to Lebanon within days to affirm he had resigned as the country's prime minister. In a television interview, the Saudi-allied Hariri held out the possibility he could yet rescind his resignation if Hezbollah agreed to stay out of regional conflicts such as Yemen, his first public comments since he read out his resignation on television from Riyadh eight days ago. Hariri said his resignation was intended as a "positive shock" to his country, which he saw in danger.

Venezuela
Venezuela's Maduro dismisses default possibility on eve of debt talks

By Deisy Buitrago CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Sunday the country would never default on its debt, a day before debt talks with creditors that will be overseen by two officials under sanction by the United States. Vice President Tareck El Aissami and Economy Minister Simon Zerpa will meet with creditors in Caracas on Monday, Maduro said, contradicting earlier reports that sanctioned officials would skip the meeting to reduce investor anxiety about attendance. "People have bet on Venezuela declaring default - never," Maduro said during his weekly Sunday broadcast.

Carrie Underwood Recovering After Breaking Wrist In Fall
Carrie Underwood Recovering After Breaking Wrist In Fall

Country music star Carrie Underwood is recovering after reportedly breaking her wrist in a fall outside her home in Nashville, Tennessee.

Emirates orders 40 Boeing 787 Dreamliners for $15.1 bn: chief
Emirates orders 40 Boeing 787 Dreamliners for $15.1 bn: chief

Emirates Airlines on Sunday agreed to purchase 40 Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners for $15.1 billion, its chief Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum said at the opening of the Dubai Air Show. Emirates is already the world's largest client for Boeing's 777, with 165 jets and another 164 on firm order. Sheikh Ahmed said the deal raises total orders from Boeing, the global competitor of Airbus Industries, to as high as $90 billion.

Russia
Russia's pre-Revolutionary estates crumble in neglect

Boris Netchaeff's family estate was once the image of aristocratic life in pre-Revolutionary Russia but is now a long-neglected site where teenagers hold what he calls "Satanist parties". Netchaeff's grandfather abandoned the complex of buildings after the 1917 Revolution, leaving his home and his country along with a wave of other anti-Bolshevik Russians. "Since my childhood, I dreamed of restoring the estate, it is a big part of my life," said Netchaeff, who grew up listening to his grandfather's stories in France but now lives with his wife and children in Moscow.

Trump Attacks Kim Jong Un In Bizarre Twitter Rant: 'I Would Never Call Him Short And Fat.'
Trump Attacks Kim Jong Un In Bizarre Twitter Rant: 'I Would Never Call Him Short And Fat.'

President Donald Trump launched into a wild Twitter rant on Saturday after a statement from North Korea referred to him as an "old lunatic."

Boy shot by deputy called 911, gave description of himself

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - An eighth-grade boy who was fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy in northern Wisconsin called 911 to report a man with a knife, but then gave emergency dispatchers a description of himself, investigators said Saturday.

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