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Trump's appointment of acting attorney general may be unconstitutional

Trump's appointment of acting attorney general may be unconstitutional

Trump last month said he knew Matthew Whitaker, but now says he did not know him.

  • by David G. Savage

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Sri Lankan President dissolves Parliament, calls for an election
Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan President dissolves Parliament, calls for an election

Opposition calls the President's move "totally unconstitutional," saying Sirisena was a "dictator" who had "relegated the constitution to toilet paper."

  • by Bharatha Mallawarachi
US, China to hold talks on Friday
China

US, China to hold talks on Friday

The United States and China will hold the top-level diplomatic and security dialogue in Washington on Friday.

Separatists kidnap dozens of pupils in Cameroon's restive northwest
Cameroon

Separatists kidnap dozens of pupils in Cameroon's restive northwest

Armed separatists kidnapped at least 79 students and three staff members from a Presbyterian school in a troubled region of Cameroon, the governor said.

Venezuela adds troops near Colombian border after soldiers killed
Venezuela

Venezuela adds troops near Colombian border after soldiers killed

Venezuela has reinforced its border with Colombia with more troops after three Venezuelan soldiers died in an attack by an armed group over the weekend.

French Pacific territory New Caledonia rejects independence

French Pacific territory New Caledonia rejects independence

The "No" vote against independence for New Caledonia is leading with about 90 per cent of ballots counted in the French territory, local television reported.

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Armed American militias heed Trump and head south to confront caravan
World Politics

Armed American militias heed Trump and head south to confront caravan

The Texas Minutemen, according to McGauley, have 100 volunteers en route to the Rio Grande who want to help stop the migrants, with more likely on the way.

  • by Mary Lee Grant & Nick Miroff
Judge who brought down Lula to be Brazil's justice minister
Brazil

Judge who brought down Lula to be Brazil's justice minister

Sergio Moro's appointment by incoming president Jair Bolsonaro will fuel suspicions that the jailing of the former leftist president was politically driven.

  • by Peter Prengaman
President-elect says Brazil to move embassy to Jerusalem
Brazil

President-elect says Brazil to move embassy to Jerusalem

If the pledge becomes reality, Brazil will become the third country to have an embassy in Jerusalem, after the US and Guatemala.

US Justice Department charges Chinese company with trade secrets theft
China

US Justice Department charges Chinese company with trade secrets theft

The charges are the latest in a series of indictments that accuse China of elaborate efforts to steal corporate secrets through espionage and hacking.

  • by Alan Rappeport
Michael Moore releases footage of mail bomber suspect Cesar Sayoc at Trump rally
Michael Moore

Michael Moore releases footage of mail bomber suspect Cesar Sayoc at Trump rally

Moore said the footage was left out of Fahrenheit 11/9 - his recent documentary about the rise of Trump.

  • by Alex Horton