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Trump Speaks With Erdogan as U.S.-Turkish Tensions Climb – Wall Street Journal

From Google World News:   A photo released by the Turkish Presidential Palace shows Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, with President Trump during the G20 summit in Buenos Aires earlier this month. Photo: murat cetinmuhurdar/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images 3 Comments By Dion Nissenbaum in Washington and Dion Nissenbaum The Wall

George Papadopoulos, after serving sentence in Russia probe, announces Congressional bid – USA TODAY

From Google World News:   CLOSE A federal judge has rejected former Trump campaign advisor George Papadopoulos’ last-ditch effort to delay serving his two week prison sentence. Veuer’s Angeli Kakade has the story. Buzz60 George Papadopoulos, the former Trump campaign adviser who triggered the Russia investigation, talks to reporters after

Michael Flynn, China Trade, Wisconsin: Your Friday Evening Briefing

From The New York Times:   (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening. Here’s the latest. 1. The special counsel’s office rejected a suggestion from Michael Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser, that he had been tricked into lying to F.B.I. agents investigating Russia’s

U.S. government watchdog to probe child's death after border arrest

From Reuters Top News:   WASHINGTON/TAOS, New Mexico (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s internal watchdog will investigate the death of a 7-year-old Guatemalan migrant which occurred after she was detained by U.S. border agents, officials said on Friday. The Trump administration defended the treatment of the child,

Lame-duck Wisconsin governor signs bill undercutting incoming Democrat

From Reuters Top News:   (Reuters) – Outgoing Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker on Friday signed legislation that will weaken the powers of his newly elected Democratic successor, dismissing critics who called the move a last-minute partisan power grab. Democrats said the legislation and a similar set of pending measures

UN climate conference 2018: leaders are working out a deal, despite Trump – Vox.com

From Google World News:   An agreement between 200 nations at a major international climate change conference in Katowice, Poland, is taking longer than expected, even as scientists and activists push for yet more ambitious commitments to reduce emissions in the final days of the negotiations. The goal of the

Thousands of demonstrators hit the streets of Budapest for a second night over the passing of a series of bills that critics argue will cement Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s grip on power

From Reddit World News: submitted by /u/l_esprit-d_escalier [link] [comments]   The original content can be found here: Thousands of demonstrators hit the streets of Budapest for a second night over the passing of a series of bills that critics argue will cement Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s grip on power

Russian Orthodox leader alleges 'large-scale persecutions' by Ukrainians – Washington Examiner

From Google World News:   Ukrainian authorities have begun “large-scale persecutions” of Russian Orthodox clerics in the country, according to the church body’s Moscow-based leader. “Recently, the interference of the leaders of the secular Ukrainian state in church affairs has grown into a blatant pressure on the episcopate and clerics

Venezuela's El Nacional publishes last print edition – Fox News

From Google World News:   CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuela’s last nationally circulated anti-government newspaper published its final print edition on Friday amid unrelenting government pressure and paper shortages. El Nacional’s front page delivered a defiant tone, telling readers that becoming an exclusively online publication wouldn’t change its core mission of

First clashes hit Yemen's Hodeidah since truce deal: residents

From Al Jazeera:   Houthi fighters patrol a street in Hodeidah during a pro-rebels protest against the Saudi-led coalition [Abduljabbar Zeyad/Reuters] Sporadic clashes broke out on the outskirts of Yemen‘s Hodeidah on Friday, the first violence to hit the lifeline port city since a United Nations-brokered ceasefire was reached by