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Mexican President Reiterates Mexico Won’t Pay For Trump’s Wall

On Wednesday, President-elect Donald Trump assured Americans that while taxpayers will initially fund his border wall, Mexico will eventually reimburse the cost. “I don’t feel like waiting a year or year and a half,” Trump told the media at his first press conference in nearly six months. “We’re going to start building. Mexico in some…

Russia: Syria Regime, Rebels Agree To Ceasefire Deal

On Thursday, Russian state media announced a cease-fire between the Syrian government and Syrian rebel groups. “Reports have just arrived that several hours ago there was a development that we all have looked and worked for for so long,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said. “Three documents have been signed. A cease-fire between the Syrian government…

Israel Censures Ambassadors For UN Vote [VIDEO]

Israel has summoned ambassa-dors from countries that voted against for a United Nations resolution this week against settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. The measure passed after the United States did not vote instead of vetoing the measure. “From the information that we have, we have no doubt that the Obama administration initiated…

UN: Aleppo Civilians ‘Shot on the Spot’ [VIDEO]

Syrian government troops in Aleppo have been reportedly going door-to-door killing civilians Tuesday in the holdout city’s sole remaining rebel-held enclave—a development the United Nations human-rights office termed “a complete meltdown of humanity.” The UN office said it had reliable evidence that at least 82 civilians, including 11 women and 13 children, have been shot…

U.K. Court Rules Parliament Must Approve Brexit [VIDEO]

England’s High Court ruled Thursday the British government can’t formally launch the Brexit process without Parliament’s approval. The government can appeal, and it is expected to do so. Still, the ruling marked a clear setback for Prime Minister Theresa May’s plans for the country’s exit from the European Union. Lawmakers could demand changes in May’s…

President Obama Holds Conference From G20 Summit -WATCH LIVE

Barack Obama holds a news conference at the end of the G-20 summit in Hangzhou, China. Watch Live President Obama Speaking From G20 Summit —————- This year’s G20 economic summit is officially underway in Hangzhou, the first time world leaders have convened the meeting in China. The summit began Sunday, though President Obama and Chinese…

Kim Jong Un’s uncle dragged away from meeting, erased from documentary

This is the dramatic moment that the once-powerful uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was hauled away by police from a political meeting. Long regarded as the second most powerful man in the secretive state, Jang Song Thaek was key to his nephew’s rise to power. However, North Korean state-run news agency KCNA…

Turkish ‘Standing Man’ Inspires Silent Vigil In Restive Square

A Turkish man held an 8-hour silent vigil on Monday in Istanbul’s restive Taksim Square. Erdem Gunduz decided to start his silent protest as a form of peaceful demonstration against violent police disruption of protests in the square over the last two weeks. Gunduz stood on his own unnoticed before pictures of his protest went…

Terrorist Cat! Cat Detained On Clandestine Mission At Russian Prison

Terrorist Cat! Cat Detained On Clandestine Mission At Russia Prison Guards patrolling a prison colony in Russia’s north saw a cat scaling the fence and noticed something a little fishy, The Associated Press reports. On closer inspection, they found several cellphones and chargers taped to the animal’s belly. Cat may or may not be a…