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FBI Offers $20,000 Reward for Information on US Consulate Attack in Mexico

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has offered a reward of up to $20,000 for information that would help to identify a perpetrator of the recent attack on the US Consulate in Guadalajara, press service of the US Embassy and Consulates in Mexico has said.

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Trump reportedly thought Janet Yellen was not tall enough to lead the Federal Reserve

President Donald Trump reportedly believed former Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen was too short to be reappointed to lead the Fed, according to current and former officials cited in a Washington Post report.

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Trump Refutes Reports Alleging Dissatisfaction With Treasury Secretary Mnuchin

The Wall Street Journal reported Friday, citing people familiar with the matter, that US President Donald Trump was unhappy with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin appointing the new Federal Reserve chief, Jerome Powell, who has been increasing interest rates, a move strongly criticized by Trump.

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Who is Sérgio Moro, the Brazil judge who sentenced former president Lula and will be Bolsonaro’s ‘superminister’

Sérgio Moro, the federal judge responsible for the anti-corruption operation “Lava-Jato” (or Car Wash) was confirmed as the Minister for Justice in the incoming government of president-elect Jair Bolsonaro.

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Trump Declares State of Emergency in California Amid Devastating Wildfire

The move authorizes the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to coordinate all disaster relief efforts and support state authorities in coping with the wildfires.

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Asian markets rally after Wall St record, dollar eases

Asian markets rallied on Monday following a record lead from Wall Street, while the dollar remained under pressure after the head of the Federal Reserve suggested it would not speed up its pace of lifting interest rates.

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Moscow and Beijing Should Ditch Dollar, Euro in Trade – Chinese Businessman

Russia and China have consistently tried to cut their dependence on the US dollar and decisions taken by the US government and the Federal Reserve, in a bid to balance cross-border payment and trade flows.

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Two men injured in fourth explosion in Austin, Texas, this month

An explosion in Austin on Sunday wounded two men, thought to be in their 20s, authorities said, as Federal Bureau of Investigation agents rushed to the scene in the Texas capital, where earlier this month three parcel bombs killed two people.

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Aust link to US-Russia saga deepens

Labor will seek an explanation from the federal government over claims Australian diplomats may have helped spark an FBI investigation into Russia’s role in the US election.

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Kaspersky Lab challenges US government’s software ban in court

Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab has challenged the ban on its products by the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in federal court. In September the DHS ordered all government agencies to “develop plans to remove” all “information security products, solutions, and services” produced by Kaspersky Lab due to security risks posed to the federal information systems.

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Michael Flynn’s guilty plea a ‘shattering moment for Trump’s presidency’, says Democratic senator

The admission of guilt by Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, as part of the federal Russia probe “is a shattering moment for the Trump presidency”, Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal has said.

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Criminal gangs kill 11 in Mexico’s Veracruz state

Eleven people were killed in Mexico’s Veracruz state by criminal gangs on Saturday, including four children and the head of the state’s federal police and two other federal police officers, Governor Miguel Angel Yunes said.

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Nigeria: Government Urged to Ban Imports From Turkey

The Federal Government has been urged to place an outright ban on all imports from Turkey since a total of 1101 pump action rifles and other ammunitions were shipped from the country in the last five months.

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Iranians cannot vote in Canada in upcoming election

According to the federal Canadian government, no polling stations will be set up for Iranian citizens in Canada to participate in Iran’s upcoming presidential election.

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US Justice Chief Sessions to Quiz Four Candidates to Lead FBI

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions will interview at least four candidates on Saturday for the job of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) director, local media have reported.

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US Senator Questions FBI on How Agent Married Daesh Terrorist She Was Probing

A US senator has sent a letter to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) asking how an agency contractor with top-secret clearance moved to Syria and married a Daesh terrorist she was assigned to investigate.

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