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China calls on Canada to free Huawei CFO or face consequences

China calls on Canada to free Huawei CFO or face consequencesIf extradited to the United States, Meng would face charges of conspiracy to defraud multiple financial institutions, a Canadian court heard on Friday, with a maximum sentence of 30 years for each charge. In a short statement, China’s Foreign Ministry said that Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng had issued the warning to release Meng to Canada’s ambassador in Beijing, summoning him to lodge a “strong protest.” Adam Austen, a spokesman for Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, said Saturday there is “nothing to add beyond what the Minister said yesterday”. Freeland told reporters on Friday that relationship with China is important and valued, and Canada’s ambassador in Beijing has assured Chinese that consular access will be provided to Meng.



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Russia insists detained Ukrainian sailors will face trial

Russia insists detained Ukrainian sailors will face trialRussia on Friday insisted that Ukrainian sailors it captured after seizing their vessels will go on trial for violating its maritime borders, despite international calls for their release. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the 24 Ukrainian sailors currently in pre-trial detention will be put in the dock for violations of Russian and international law. “When the investigation is over, there will be a trial,” he told reporters after a meeting in Milan of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).



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Bulgaria would face 'major crisis' if Black Sea tensions worsen

Bulgaria would face 'major crisis' if Black Sea tensions worsenBulgaria would face a “major crisis” if military tensions in the Black Sea were to worsen, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Friday, after Russia’s capture of three Ukrainian naval ships and its crews last month prompted fears of an escalation. Ignoring Western condemnation of the incident, Russia says Ukraine illegally entered its waters and is resisting calls to release the vessels and 24 sailors it seized near Russian-annexed Crimea on Nov. 25. NATO has said it has boosted its presence in the region in response to what it described as Russia’s aggressive actions and CNN reported earlier this week that the United States was preparing to send a warship to the Black Sea.



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Police officer shot in face, fires back at suspect

Police officer shot in face, fires back at suspectA veteran Georgia police officer was shot in the face Thursday morning and has been hospitalized in critical condition, authorities said.



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The Smashed Face of This Statue Symbolizes the Fury of the Paris Protests

The Smashed Face of This Statue Symbolizes the Fury of the Paris ProtestsProtesters raided the world famous Arc de Triomphe over the weekend



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California wildfire survivors face new challenge: rebuilding

California wildfire survivors face new challenge: rebuildingAt least 88 people were killed in the Camp Fire and nearly 200 others are still listed as missing, making the wildfire the deadliest in state history. Christopher Gregg, whose home in Paradise was a total loss, said he’s not getting answers to the question of when he will be compensated by his insurance company. Insurance teams began gathering in Chico in the early days of the fire that erupted on Nov. 8 and rapidly engulfed Paradise about 20 minutes away and surrounding communities.



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GM Trucks and SUVs Face Probe Over Brake Performance

GM Trucks and SUVs Face Probe Over Brake PerformanceThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has launched a probe involving 2.7 million pickup trucks and SUVs from General Motors over concerns that their braking ability may fade …



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Donald Trump Gets Fact-Checked By Reporter Right To His Face, Walks Away

Donald Trump Gets Fact-Checked By Reporter Right To His Face, Walks AwayA reporter earned praise Monday after she called out President Donald Trump,



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San Francisco Giants Face Backlash Over Owner's Donation To Cindy Hyde-Smith

San Francisco Giants Face Backlash Over Owner's Donation To Cindy Hyde-SmithThe San Francisco Giants are facing calls for a boycott after a report that



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FedEx driver who fatally punched man after he hurled racist slurs will not face criminal charges

FedEx driver who fatally punched man after he hurled racist slurs will not face criminal chargesA FedEx delivery driver who punched a man who shouted racial slurs at him will not face criminal charges after the man later died, officials announced. Timothy Warren was driving his truck through a Portland, Oregon, neighbourhood when Joseph Magnuson began to shout at him to tell him that he was going too fast. Mr Warren stopped his truck and tried to explain to Mr Magnuson that he was exhausted and just wanted to finish his work.



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