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White House must return CNN reporter's media pass, judge rules

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A U.S. federal judge on Friday ordered the Trump administration to immediately reinstate CNN reporter Jim Acosta's credentials to cover the White House.

William Goldman, writer of The Princess Bride and All the President's Men, dead at 87


Oscar-winning screenwriter and novelist William Goldman has died. He was 87. Goldman won Academy Awards for the comic western Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and the political thriller All the President's Men.

9/11 Museum exhibit tells story of Mohawk ironworkers' contribution to New York City


A special exhibition at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum opening Friday highlights the contribution of Mohawk ironworkers to New York City.

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Trump administration's proposed campus guidelines would add protections for students accused of sex assault


U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos proposes a major overhaul to the way colleges and universities handle complaints of sexual misconduct that would add protections for students accused of assault and harassment, and narrow the types of…

Netanyahu's coalition partner calls for early elections in Israel


Israel is moving closer to early elections after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main coalition partner, the ultra-nationalist Jewish Home party, said it wants a vote "as soon as possible," and on Sunday will press for consultations on…


Jamal Khashoggi remembered by thousands in Saudi Arabia, Turkey


Family and friends of Jamal Khashoggi said funeral prayers in Saudi Arabia and Turkey on Friday for the Saudi journalist killed by Saudi government agents, in a case that has sparked a global outcry and mired the kingdom in crisis.


North Korea touts new 'ultramodern tactical weapon,' prepares to deport U.S. detainee


North Korea says it will deport an American citizen it detained for illegal entrance, an apparent concession to the United States that came even as it announced the test of a newly developed but unspecified "ultramodern" weapon that will…

It's official — a kilogram isn't what it used to be

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The international system of measurements has been overhauled with new definitions for the kilogram and other key units.


WikiLeaks chief Assange could face charges, U.S. court filing suggests


The U.S. Justice Department inadvertently named Julian Assange in a court filing in an unrelated case, suggesting prosecutors have prepared charges against the WikiLeaks founder under seal.


Widows is the Oscar-worthy movie Viola Davis deserves and America needs

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Widows is a new heist movie featuring a remarkable ensemble directed by Steve McQueen. Eli Glasner says the film about a group of women in city riven with crime and corruption is a must see.



David Hockney painting auctions for record $90M

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David Hockney's Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures) — perhaps the most recognized piece in the English painter's swimming pool series — fetched $90 million US at Christie's New York auction on Thursday, becoming the most…


Acting U.S. attorney general will not meddle with Russia probe: Lindsey Graham

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U.S. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said acting AG Matthew Whitaker has "no concerns" about Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading the investigation into whether President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia.


Inmate confesses to 90 killings; investigators corroborate 30


A man convicted of three California murders and long suspected in numerous other deaths now claims he was involved in about 90 killings nationwide spanning nearly four decades.


Canada resisting UN request to extend Mali mission: sources

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The Trudeau government is reportedly resisting a United Nations request to extend Canada's peacekeeping mission in Mali so medical evacuations can continue while replacements for Canada's personnel arrive.

Brexit omnishambles throws British government into chaos

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A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: Britain's future is far from clear as Brexit draft deal draws intense criticism; small northern Ontario mining town of Cobalt may soon become extremely…

Thursday, Nov 15

Death toll reaches 63 in northern California wildfire as search continues for missing

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Cool weather helped fire crews gain ground Thursday against the deadliest wildfire in the U.S. in a century, as the search went on for more bodies in the ashes of Paradise and surrounding communities in Northern California.

Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalty in Khashoggi killing

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Saudi Arabia's top prosecutor announced Thursday he has recommended the death penalty for five people charged with ordering and carrying out the killing of dissident Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.

U.K. PM Theresa May faces chaos after Brexit secretary resigns

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Brexit was always going to be a challenge, but it’s hard to imagine how Prime Minister Theresa May can recover now from the biggest blow so far: the resignation of Dominic Raab, her chief negotiator and the minister responsible for Brexit.

Migrants fill Tijuana shelters, with more en route to U.S. border

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Migrants in a caravan of Central Americans arrived in Tijuana by the hundreds Wednesday, getting their first glimpse of the robust U.S. military presence that awaits them after President Donald Trump ordered thousands of troops to the…

Wednesday, Nov 14

After chummy summit in Helsinki, Putin and Trump appear headed for bickering in Buenos Aires

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A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: Trump and Putin will have lots to talk about if they meet in Buenos Aires for G20; Prince Charles turns 70 but he may not be in a celebratory mood;…

Northern California wildfire death toll hits 56 as searches intensify

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Authorities have reported eight more fatalities from an ongoing wildfire in northern California, bringing the death toll to 56 in the deadliest blaze in state history.

Reckless rhetoric is the real threat to public faith in Florida recounts: Keith Boag

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What's going on in Florida is a potentially destructive debacle that can shake the public's confidence in elections. But, at this point, reckless rhetoric from politicians is to blame for any lasting damage, not the behaviour of election…

Tuesday, Nov 13

U.K. cabinet to consider new draft Brexit deal agreed to by negotiators

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Negotiators from Britain and the European Union have struck a proposed divorce deal that will be presented to politicians on both sides for approval, officials in London and Brussels say.

Judge to hold hearing Wednesday into CNN's White House lawsuit

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A federal judge says he will hold a hearing Wednesday on CNN's lawsuit against the Trump administration seeking the speedy reinstatement of press credentials for White House correspondent Jim Acosta, a frequent target of U.S. President…

Amazon picks New York, northern Virginia for new headquarters

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Amazon plans to announce on Tuesday that it has selected New York and northern Virginia as locations for its new headquarters, according to multiple reports.

Monday, Nov 12

Vatican orders U.S. bishops to delay vote on sex abuse scandal


At the Vatican's insistence, U.S. Catholic bishops abruptly postponed plans Monday to vote on proposed new steps to address the clergy sex abuse crisis roiling the church.

Marvel Comics icon Stan Lee dead at 95

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Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk and a cavalcade of other Marvel Comics superheroes that became mythic figures in pop culture with soaring success at the movie box office, has died at the age of 95.

U.K. couple who named their son after Hitler jailed over membership in far-right group

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A couple who named their child after Adolf Hitler were convicted in Britain on Monday for being members of the banned far-right group National Action.

Change Brexit course or face 'total surrender,' Boris Johnson warns

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Former British foreign minister Boris Johnson called again on Sunday for Prime Minister Theresa May to change course on Brexit, accusing her of forcing through a deal to keep the country locked in the EU's customs union in a "total…

Sunday, Nov 11

U.S.-bound migrant caravan moves through central Mexico


The caravan became a campaign issue in U.S. midterm elections and U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered the deployment of over 5,000 military troops to the border to fend off the migrants. Trump has also insinuated without proof that…

Civilians killed as street battles rage in Yemen's Hodeidah


Street battles raged on Sunday in residential areas of Yemen's main port city of Hodeidah, forcing medical staff to flee the largest hospital, as Houthi insurgents tried to repel forces backed by a Saudi-led coalition.

Northern California wildfire now deadliest in state history

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Experts in identifying human remains joined California police and firefighters on Monday in the grim task of sifting through the charred debris of homes destroyed in the most devastating wildfire in state history, searching for hundreds of…

'We must not simply stand by': World leaders at Paris forum stress peace after Remembrance Day ceremony

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and dozens of other world leaders gathered in Paris on Sunday to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War — also attending a peace forum after the Remembrance Day ceremony led by French…