• Collins: 'Wouldn't hurt' for Congress to protect Mueller

    Collins: 'Wouldn't hurt' for Congress to protect Mueller

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    Collins said it would certainly "not hurt" for Congress to approve added protections for Mueller given the recent media reports . Graham is the co-sponsor of the legislation trying to fight Mueller's dismissal. At a hearing in late September, a majority of the Senate Judiciary Committee appeared to be on board with advancing legislation to add job protections for Mueller and future special counsels, despite concerns about the constitutionality of such measures.
  • Kabul ambulance bomb kills more than 100 people

    Kabul ambulance bomb kills more than 100 people

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    A Taliban suicide bomber drove an ambulance laden with explosives into a security checkpoint in central Kabul on Saturday, killing over 100 people and injuring over 300. The blast occurred in an area where several high-profile organisations, including the European Union, have offices. U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks after participating in the swearing-in ceremony for the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Alex Azar at the White House in ...
  • Israeli chief says he expects Polish WWII invoice to be mounted

    Israeli chief says he expects Polish WWII invoice to be mounted

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    The legislation, created to make it clear that Nazi Germany is responsible for the crimes against humanity that took place in the camps, calls for calls for prison sentences of up to three years. The issue has accomplished the rare feat of uniting opposing parties in the Israeli parliament as opposition head Isaac Herzog called on Prime Minister Netanyahu to recall the Israeli ambassador to Warsaw - the traditional diplomatic sign of displeasure.
  • Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Upgraded to "Hold" by BidaskClub

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    In the last trading session, the stock price of Advanced Micro Devices Inc (NASDAQ: AMD ) gained more than 4% to close the day at $12.95. It has outperformed by 185.95% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months positive chart setup for the $12.49 billion company.
  • China denies claims of spying on the African Union headquarters

    China denies claims of spying on the African Union headquarters

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    And Chinese engineers have deliberately left two flaws: backdoors, which give discrete access to all internal exchanges and productions of the organization", writes Le Monde . "We need different missions for different contexts, including peace enforcement and counter-terrorist operations". As regards migration management, the African Agenda on Migration proposes an approach based on national policies, sub-regional coordination, a continental vision and global partnership.
  • Kate Middleton Secretly Donated Her Hair to Kids' Cancer Charity

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    The source added, "She mentioned it to Joey, who thought it was a brilliant idea". "It was sent using someone else's name, so that the trust didn't know it was from a royal source", says a source for Sunday Express . And ahead of the tour, Kate's hairdresser has shared a picture - which has been tweeted by Duchess Kate Blog - of the royal's beauty bag, filled with several hair tools and products.
  • Man dies after being sucked into MRI machine

    Man dies after being sucked into MRI machine

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    A doctor, Saurabh Lanjekar, ward boy Vitthal Chavan, and a helper, Sunita Surve, who were present with the family inside the MRI room, were named in the FIR and have been arrested. Usually, when a patient is taken for an MRI scan, he or she is told to remove jewellery and other items that can be attracted by magnetic charge. "It is not easy to pull anything out immediately", he said.
  • It's not time for talks with Taliban

    It's not time for talks with Taliban

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    U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday dismissed the idea of engaging in negotiations with the Taliban after a series of deadly attacks in recent weeks. "We don't want to talk with the Taliban", Trump said. At least 20 people were killed in the hotel assault. Trump said the Taliban are committing atrocities and killing innocent people, including women and children.
  • Trump's infrastructure plan comes with a huge hole

    Trump's infrastructure plan comes with a huge hole

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    The official declined to get into whether Trump will follow up the speech with travel to amplify his message, something past presidents have done. This won't be his first address before Congress - he made one previous year shortly after his inauguration .
  • Gov. Brown Pushes For 5 Million Zero-Emission Cars By 2030

    Gov. Brown Pushes For 5 Million Zero-Emission Cars By 2030

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    The order specifically targets having the state and private sector work together to get five million ZEVs on California roads by 2030 along with significantly expanding vehicle-charging infrastructure to include 200 hydrogen-fueling stations; 250,000 zero-emission vehicle chargers and 10,000 direct current fast chargers by 2025.
  • United Nations workers in Gaza protest Trump's aid cuts

    United Nations workers in Gaza protest Trump's aid cuts

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    Israeli forces have killed three Palestinian minors and detained 52 others since the start of this year, according to the Palestinian Information Ministry. and its policy on Israel-Palestine is nearly entirely controlled by two elements in Washington - the pro-Israeli lobby and the arms industry, "which sells billions and billions of weapons to Israel in the form of United States loans".
  • After government shutdown, where is the line drawn?

    After government shutdown, where is the line drawn?

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    But Democrats oppose the reduction in immigration, with Pelosi calling the plan "make America white again". That didn't happen and set off the eighteenth such shutdown on modern American history. As mentioned, this shutdown differs from past shutdowns for a few specific reasons. For years, Congress has been dominated by extremists on both sides, who denounce any concession to the other party as betrayal - or even treason.
  • Militants attack army post near military academy in Afghan capital

    Militants attack army post near military academy in Afghan capital

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    As security forces block surrounding roads, there are reports of ongoing gunfire. The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack on the Kabul Military Academy in Afghanistan . The security forces have shut down the area of the shootout. However, the Taliban have dismissed suggestions they have been weakened and said Saturday's bombing was a message to President Donald Trump.
  • King renews support for Palestinians in meeting with President Abbas

    King renews support for Palestinians in meeting with President Abbas

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    Al-Tarawneh went on to warn that the failure to reach a final peace settlement would "keep the region foundering in turmoil and instability". The King made the remarks at a meeting with German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier in Amman. The king received Pence last week, and has said the United States remains an indispensable broker. Welcoming Spain's ambassador Aranzazu Banon Davalos, Tarawneh said that the Hashemite custodianship of Jerusalem's Islamic and Christian holy sites is a ...
  • Bruno Mars wins Grammy for top album, best song

    Bruno Mars wins Grammy for top album, best song

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    Actress and singer Janelle Monae said the music business had to address issues of equal pay for women, abuse of power and harassment. "On the behalf of those who fight for equality in a world that is not equal, not just and not ready for the change we are here to bring, I say unto you: Bring us your exhausted, your poor and any immigrant who seeks refuge for together we can build, not just a better country, but a world that is destined to be united", he said.
  • DHS plans tougher screening for refugees from 11 countries

    DHS plans tougher screening for refugees from 11 countries

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    During the review period, which lasted from late October to last week, admissions of refugees from those countries dropped sharply, according to a Reuters analysis of State Department data. And Ms. Nielsen said the overall refugee program doesn't do enough to focus on risks in the refugee program, and she's proposing an update, working with the State Department and Congress, to try to focus on qualified refugees.
  • Nikki Haley on Grammys: 'Don't Ruin Great Music with Trash'

    Nikki Haley on Grammys: 'Don't Ruin Great Music with Trash'

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    According to a tweet reply from White House reporter at Bloomberg News Jennifer Epstein, the US ambassador to the United Nations was not amused. The book is a tell-all about the inner workings of the White House based on interviews with former members of the Trump Administration and other sources.
  • Budget Session 2018: Economic Survey to be tabled today

    Budget Session 2018: Economic Survey to be tabled today

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    Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today sought the cooperation of various parties for the smooth functioning of the budget session of Parliament. As the Budget Session commences, we bring you some important details about this year's Economic Survey .
  • Interception of United States aircraft over Black Sea was safe - Russian defense ministry

    Interception of United States aircraft over Black Sea was safe - Russian defense ministry

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    In that incident, the Russian aircraft crossed in front of the USA plane, forcing the US plane through its jet wash and causing "a 15-degree roll and violent turbulence", US officials said. The US Navy has upped its presence in the area in recent years. "Independent thinking is not one of them", he said. All safety precautions were observed during the interception, the Russian defense ministry's press service said on Monday, commenting of Western media allegations about unsafe interception of ...
  • Trump blasts European Union trade policies, hints at retaliation

    Trump blasts European Union trade policies, hints at retaliation

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    The European Union gave President Donald Trump a fresh warning about any USA curbs on imports from Europe by pledging rapid retaliation, highlighting the persistent risk of a trans-Atlantic trade war. But Europe warned of a "robust response" if there were a trade war. "For us, trade policy is not a zero-sum game, it is not about winners and losers", said a European Commission spokesperson on Monday.
  • Pakistan condemns Islamic State attack on Kabul military academy

    Pakistan condemns Islamic State attack on Kabul military academy

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    However, the Taliban have dismissed suggestions they have been weakened and said Saturday's bombing was a message to President Donald Trump . Two attackers blew themselves up, two others were killed by security forces and a fifth was arrested, defence ministry spokesman Gen Dawlat Waiziri told the BBC.
  • Cavs' Thomas says 'no bad blood' with Love

    Cavs' Thomas says 'no bad blood' with Love

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    This came on the heels of a tough month for the Cavs and an even tougher week. I.T., however, said it's "not fair" that he seems to be getting so much of the blame. Love also had an awkward moment with Jeff Green , who was sitting in the wrong place when Love tossed his warm-up gear to the bench. Thomas finished the win with 12 points, less than backup Rose, who finished with 14.
  • Amid turmoil, President Trump seeks a reset with State of the Union

    Amid turmoil, President Trump seeks a reset with State of the Union

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    The address, required by the U.S. Constitution, will focus on Trump's priorities in five areas, a senior administration official told reporters on Friday: jobs , infrastructure , immigration, trade and national security. This is not Kennedy's first time in the national spotlight. In a statement, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer described Rep.
  • At least five killed in attack on Kabul military academy

    At least five killed in attack on Kabul military academy

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    Outside the hospital, people were carrying the injured on their backs and paramedics loaded several people into ambulances at once. Nasrat Rahimi, deputy spokesperson for the Interior Ministry, said the attacker got through a security checkpoint after telling police he was taking a patient to nearby Jamhuriat hospital.
  • Police Handcuff, Arrest 7-Year-Old For Allegedly Punching A Teacher

    Police Handcuff, Arrest 7-Year-Old For Allegedly Punching A Teacher

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    Speaking in a statement, Miami-Dade Schools Police Ian Moffett explained, "This action was warranted to prevent his erratic and violent behavior from bringing further harm to others or himself". Miami-Dade Schools police said that Thursday the teacher told the boy, a student at Coral Way Bilingual K-8 Center, to stop playing with his food.
  • Girl Kidnapped on Chicago Street in FBI Footage

    Girl Kidnapped on Chicago Street in FBI Footage

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    Investigators did not reveal the girl's age, Fox News reported. The video shows a man get out of the driver seat of a red SUV, which is parked in an alley along a sidewalk, and hiding behind the vehicle on the passenger side. The girl was then able to escape and flag down a passing vehicle. The FBI noted that the time stamp on the video released on Friday displayed the wrong date, but captured the December kidnapping.
  • China offers to open talks with India on CPEC

    China offers to open talks with India on CPEC

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    Earlier the Federal Minister for Interior and Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal said while addressing the inaugural ceremony that Free Zone was being built in Gwadar , adding the development in the Port City was an evidence of Pakistan and China's commitment towards CPEC .
  • FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, frequent target of Trump's ire, steps down

    FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, frequent target of Trump's ire, steps down

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    President Donald Trump , who had publicly criticized McCabe in recent months, learned about the departure Monday morning, a White House official told CNN . McCabe's wife, Jill McCabe, received $500,000 in donations in 2015 from Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a close ally of the Clintons, in her bid for statewide office.
  • State of the Union Address: What to Expect

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    The White House has said Trump's Tuesday speech will center on the theme of "building a safe, strong and proud America", and that he is expected to focus on economic progress, securing America's borders and his long-delayed infrastructure plan .
  • Pilot Flies Under Overpass to Make Emergency Landing on California Highway

    Pilot Flies Under Overpass to Make Emergency Landing on California Highway

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    The small plane landed safely on a freeway south of Los Angeles and a motorist driving by filmed it on the road. The landing happened around 7:30 p.m. Videos from the scene showed the plane on the right side of the highway with no visible damage. Costa Mesa Fire Capt. Chris Coatez told KTLA that it was a "complete miracle" that traffic was light on the freeway at the time of the incident.
  • Toronto Police Charged Alleged Serial Killer Bruce McArthur With Three More Murders

    Toronto Police Charged Alleged Serial Killer Bruce McArthur With Three More Murders

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    Indsinga made it clear the police investigation is far from over and did not rule out finding more victims. "Public safety was always our top priority", Idsinga said. Officers investigated McArthur for months but could not make a definitive link to the disappearances until this month, police said. Police continue to search McArthur's apartment and a Toronto home McArthur used for storage for his landscaping work.
  • Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen To Retire

    Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen To Retire

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    Late past year, the normally reliable fiscal conservative joined a number of other New Jersey Republicans in voting against the GOP's recent corporate tax cuts because some of the pay-fors are projected to badly hurt New Jersey real estate, drawing the ire of House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI).
  • Grammy Award-winner Chris Stapleton coming to Columbia

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    If Oct. 11 doesn't work for you, Stapleton will also be at Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek in Raleigh on Oct. 12 and at Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, S.C., on Oct. Tickets, priced at $34.75 lawn and $69.75 and $89.75 amphitheatre, go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 9. Stapleton Fan Club pre-sales will begin Tuesday, February 6 at 10:00am local time.
  • We are providing a 'level playing field' - IPC President

    We are providing a 'level playing field' - IPC President

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    Last month, the entire Russian Olympic and Paralympic teams were banned from participation after the International Olympic Committee concluded a yearlong investigation that it said found systematic doping by Russian athletes. "Russian Para athletes are now regularly tested and are amongst the most scrutinised Para athletes in the world", he added. No official from the Russian Sports Ministry will be accredited for the Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympics, the IPC confirmed, and the country's ...
  • Campaigning for bypolls in Rajasthan ends

    Campaigning for bypolls in Rajasthan ends

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    For the first time, EVMs with photos of candidates were provided to avoid confusion among voters regarding candidates with similar names. The contest is mainly between the ruling BJP and the opposition Congress who had put up a spirited campaign.
  • Kendrick Lamar takes lead at rap-heavy Grammys

    Kendrick Lamar takes lead at rap-heavy Grammys

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    Honestly, Cara should have been nominated a bit ago, considering her debut album came out in November 2015, but that's also given her plenty of time to worm her way into voters' ears. Kendrick Lamar is the king of the Grammy Awards - so far - picking up five awards in the first hour of the big show. You won't want to miss A Wrinkle In Time with a cast like this! The performance, with best new artist victor Alessia Cara and Khalid , included a group of suicide attempt and loss ...