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Auto titan Ghosn under arrest, faces ouster at Nissan

Auto titan Ghosn under arrest, faces ouster at Nissan | Breaking World - African News | Scoop.it
Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn faces being fired this week after being arrested in Japan over allegations of financial misconduct, the firm said Monday, in a stunning fall from grace for one of the world's best-known businessmen. Ghosn's arrest and his likely dismissal from Nissan, as well as
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Trump administration to pull troops from border just as migrant caravan arrives — proving it was all a stunt

Trump administration to pull troops from border just as migrant caravan arrives — proving it was all a stunt | Breaking World - African News | Scoop.it
The military presence at the border was supposed to be a vital safeguard of national security. Now the Pentagon isn't even pretending it was necessary anymore. When President Donald Trump ordered the military to patrol the U.S.-Mexico border in late October, he framed it as an urgent measure to protect Americans from the Honduran migrant "caravan" trekking through Mexico toward the United States.
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Finns respond to Trump by raking country great again

Finns respond to Trump by raking country great again | Breaking World - African News | Scoop.it
Puzzled Finns have taken to Twitter to post pictures of themselves raking the forest after U.S. President Donald Trump said California should learn a lesson from the Nordic country about how to protect itself against wildfires.
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Finland's president rakes memory for source of Trump remark

Finland's president rakes memory for source of Trump remark | Breaking World - African News | Scoop.it
HELSINKI (AP) — Finland's president isn't sure where U.S. President Donald Trump got the idea that raking is part of his country's routine for managing its substantial forests. Trump told reporters Saturday while visiting the ruins of the Northern California town where a fire killed at least 76 people that wildfires weren't a problem in Finland because crews "spend a lot of time on raking and cleaning and doing things" to clear forest floors. Finnish President Sauli Niinisto said in an interview published Sunday in the Ilta-Sanomat newspaper that he spoke briefly with Trump about forest management on Nov. 11, when they both were in Paris for Armistice Day events.
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Authorities find a rocket launcher and pipe bombs during massive Florida white supremacist sting

Authorities find a rocket launcher and pipe bombs during massive Florida white supremacist sting | Breaking World - African News | Scoop.it
Thirty-nine members of the United Aryan Brotherhood and Unforgiven neo-Nazi groups were arrested in a Florida drug trafficking sting — and one had functional pipe bombs in his home. Tampa’s WFTS-TV reported that the multi-agency sting codenamed “Operation Blackjack,” a three-year-long investigation, led to the seizure of more than 110 illegal firearms, a rocket launcher and two pipe bombs from the individuals mostly based in Pasco County, Florida. Authorities also seized “several pounds” of meth and …
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CIA Determines Saudi Crown Prince Ordered Jamal Khashoggi’s Assassination

CIA Determines Saudi Crown Prince Ordered Jamal Khashoggi’s Assassination | Breaking World - African News | Scoop.it
The conclusion that Mohammed bin Salman ordered the journalist's murder contradict the Saudi government's version.
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Judge orders Trump administration to restore CNN reporter Jim Acosta's White House press pass 

Judge orders Trump administration to restore CNN reporter Jim Acosta's White House press pass  | Breaking World - African News | Scoop.it
CNN's lawsuit underscored Trump's increasingly hostile relationship with many mainstream media outlets, which he regularly decries as "fake news" and "the enemy of the people."
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Florida to recount ballots by hand in tight U.S. Senate race | Reuters

Florida to recount ballots by hand in tight U.S. Senate race | Reuters | Breaking World - African News | Scoop.it
Florida election officials on Thursday ordered a hand recount of ballots in a closely fought U.S. Senate race between Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson and his Republican challenger, Governor Rick Scott.
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Disguised 'illegal' voters cost Republicans midterm victories: Trump

Disguised 'illegal' voters cost Republicans midterm victories: Trump | Breaking World - African News | Scoop.it
President Donald Trump on Wednesday said Democrats wearing disguises and voting more than once were responsible for Republican losses in tight congressional elections. "The Republicans don't win and that's because of potentially illegal votes," Trump was quoted as saying by right-wing
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Trump chief of staff clashes with first lady, may be on way out: NBC

Trump chief of staff clashes with first lady, may be on way out: NBC | Breaking World - African News | Scoop.it
White House chief of staff John Kelly could soon be departing from the Trump administration following conflicts with first lady Melania Trump and other officials, NBC News reported Tuesday. 
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CNN sues President Trump and top White House aides for barring Jim Acosta

CNN sues President Trump and top White House aides for barring Jim Acosta | Breaking World - African News | Scoop.it
CNN is filing a lawsuit against President Trump and several of his aides, seeking the immediate restoration of chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta's access to the White House.
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Trump Reportedly Plans To Fire DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen In Coming Weeks

Trump Reportedly Plans To Fire DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen In Coming Weeks | Breaking World - African News | Scoop.it
"The Secretary is honored to lead the men and women" of the Department of Homeland Security, an agency spokesman said after the Washington Post report.
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U.S. judge blocks Trump order that bars asylum for immigrants entering America from Mexico illegaly - National | Globalnews.ca

U.S. judge blocks Trump order that bars asylum for immigrants entering America from Mexico illegaly - National | Globalnews.ca | Breaking World - African News | Scoop.it
U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar in San Francisco issued a temporary restraining order against the asylum policy.
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Melbourne terror attack plot suspects arrested in police raids over mass shooting fears - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Melbourne terror attack plot suspects arrested in police raids over mass shooting fears - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Breaking World - African News | Scoop.it
Three men arrested on suspicion of plotting an IS-inspired terror attack in Melbourne had tried to source a semi-automatic rifle to kill as many people as possible, but had not yet chosen a location, police allege.
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Quality of Life Rankings Full List | US News Best Countries

Quality of Life Rankings Full List | US News Best Countries | Breaking World - African News | Scoop.it

Canada #1 in Quality of Life Rankings No Change in Rank from 2017

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‘You disgust me’: Christian parents cut off lesbian daughter

‘You disgust me’: Christian parents cut off lesbian daughter | Breaking World - African News | Scoop.it
A New York college student was disowned by her parents because she was a lesbian — and then the NCAA banned her from running cross country after she raised money online to help pay for food and books. Emily Scheck’s parents cut off ties with her by text message in August, after finding photos of her on social media with the woman she is dating, and a roommate launched a GoFundMe campaign earlier this month …
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Top GOP adviser denounces Georgia's Brian Kemp for Rigging Elections

Top GOP adviser denounces Georgia's Brian Kemp for Rigging Elections | Breaking World - African News | Scoop.it
A top Republican adviser denounced Georgia’s governor-elect Brian Kemp as a “hack” who stole the election. John Weaver, a political strategist for former president George H.W. Bush and a presidential campaign adviser to the late John McCain, now works for Ohio’s Republican Gov. John Kasich — and he didn’t mince words when it came to Kemp. “This hack @BrianKempGA is the next “governor*” of Georgia,” Weaver tweeted. “But he cheated & undermined democracy every step …
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Democrat beats Republican by 1 vote in Kentucky state House race

Democrat beats Republican by 1 vote in Kentucky state House race | Breaking World - African News | Scoop.it
Democratic challenger Jim Glenn beat GOP state Rep. D.J. Johnson by one vote in their Kentucky state House race. 
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Brexit news: the latest, explained in under 500 words

Brexit news: the latest, explained in under 500 words | Breaking World - African News | Scoop.it
What is Brexit? The latest news on the UK decision to leave the EU, broken down clearly.
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Couple, homeless man charged in charitable scam | CP24.com

A feel-good tale of a homeless man using his last $20 to help a stranded New Jersey woman buy gas was actually a complete lie, manufactured to get strangers to donate more than $400,000 to help the down-and-out good Samaritan, a prosecutor said Thursday.
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Jacob Rees-Mogg in attempt to force leadership election

Jacob Rees-Mogg in attempt to force leadership election | Breaking World - African News | Scoop.it
Jacob Rees-Mogg has submitted a letter of no confidence in Theresa May, bringing the prospect of a leadership election within touching distance. If 48 letters are handed to Graham Brady, who chairs the 1922 Committee of backbenchers, Tory MPs will vote on whether Mrs May continues in her position.
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Michael Avenatti Arrested For Suspected Felony Domestic Violence | Hollywood Reporter

Michael Avenatti Arrested For Suspected Felony Domestic Violence | Hollywood Reporter | Breaking World - African News | Scoop.it
Michael Avenatti was arrested on suspicion of felony domestic violence on Wednesday, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.
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Goldman Sachs is implicated in history’s largest financial con – but will it be held accountable?

Goldman Sachs is implicated in history’s largest financial con – but will it be held accountable? | Breaking World - African News | Scoop.it
The top brass have at every stage deplored the bad behaviour of underlings, but insisted they personally had no idea what was going on
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UFO investigated in Ireland after multiple aircraft sightings

The Irish Aviation Authority says it is investigating the incident after Shannon Air Traffic Control received multiple reports.
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