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14
Dec

Strasbourg Christmas market shooting: Man matching description of Cherif Chekatt killed by French police

More than 700 officers were deployed to find Chekatt, who had a long criminal record and had been flagged for extremism

14
Dec

Man rescued in coal mine: Four-day ordeal was ‘terrible’

Their faces covered in black soot, three adults safely rescued after several days in an inactive West Virginia coal mine were mobbed by loved ones in a teary reunion, then they thanked the crews that got them out.

13
Dec

Rep. Heck: ‘This is the beginning of the end for the Trump administration’

Washington (CNN)Rep. Denny Heck said Wednesday that recent indictments and sentencing memos show “the walls are closing in and this is the beginning of the end for the Trump administration.” “In light of what happened today,” the Washington state Democrat told Erin Burnett on CNN’s “Erin Burnett OutFront,” “in light of all the events of…

13
Dec

Internet lights up over Pelosi’s sunglasses – CNN Video

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) gets the rock star treatment as the internet lights up over her shades. CNN’s Jeanne Moos reports.

13
Dec

Tapper on Cohen sentencing: This is huge! – CNN Video

CNN’s Jake Tapper discusses the significance of President Donald Trump’s former attorney, Michael Cohen, being sentenced to three years in prison.

13
Dec

Trump seething after Cohen sentencing – CNN Video

President Trump’s public silence belied his rising fury over longtime lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen, who the President still insists is not telling the truth, after he turned against him and was sentenced to three years in prison. CNN’s Jim Acosta reports.

13
Dec

Pelosi announces deal to win votes of Democratic critics

(CNN)House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi announced a deal Wednesday that could likely deliver her the votes to become speaker again — but only for another two terms, laying out a timeline she had been reluctant to articulate until now. The longtime Democratic leader negotiated an agreement with a small group of Democrats who’ve been lobbying…

13
Dec

News24.com | EU court rejects Mubarak bid to end European sanctions

An EU court has rejected a bid by Egypt’s former president Hosni Mubarak to lift a freeze on his assets in Europe that followed his ouster in the 2011 revolution.

13
Dec

News24.com | UK disarray: May faces a no-confidence vote from her party

British Prime Minister Theresa May is battling to save her job, her EU divorce bill and maybe even Brexit itself as lawmakers in her Conservative Party held a no-confidence vote on her leadership.

13
Dec

News24.com | WATCH: Everyone’s a winner: Taiwan’s claw crane craze

As Taiwan’s economy stagnates, claw crane arcades where customers lower a grabber to try to pick up a prize from a glass box are booming as affordable entertainment, while operators see them as a way to make a fast buck.