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But Trump ignored those concerns when he chose to release the Republican memo last week - despite the Federal Bureau of Investigation releasing a rare statement to say the Nunes memo omitted key information and the Justice Department raising " grave concerns " about its release without proper review.Trump's objection puts the committee in uncharted waters, as the committee used an obscure rule that had never been invoked before to vote to release both memos.The White House allowed the ...
  • BH Loya death case: Opposition delegation submits memorandum to President

    BH Loya death case: Opposition delegation submits memorandum to President

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    The memorandum has been signed by 114 MPs from 15 parties, including the TMC, SP, NCP, DMK, RJD and AAP as well as the Left parties. "Many MPs from both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha felt discomfort over the fact that a judge died under suspicious circumstances and also feel that the matter should be probed and an SIT should be formed".
  • Pakistani academics reiterate no military solution in Afghanistan

    Pakistani academics reiterate no military solution in Afghanistan

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    The U.S. has spent about $877 billion since the war started. "These issues are facilitating terrorism". The border fence will stop the flow of militants crossing into both countries unchecked, Asif said, adding that Pakistan also considers the return of more than 2 million Afghan refugees critical for peace.
  • Feinstein Rips Criminal Referral of Ex-Spy Who Wrote Trump-Russia Dossier

    Feinstein Rips Criminal Referral of Ex-Spy Who Wrote Trump-Russia Dossier

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    Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Lindsey Graham of SC. The big point from Nunes and crew before the document was declassified was that The Dossier compiled by former British intelligence agent Christopher Steele-at the behest of the research firm Fusion GPS, which received funding from the Clinton campaign-was what triggered an FBI counterintelligence investigation into the Trump campaign.
  • NHS not for sale and never will be, Downing Street says

    NHS not for sale and never will be, Downing Street says

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    May was pressed by Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable over whether she would allow a future trade deal to give United States corporations the right to bid on lucrative NHS contracts. There very much is such a thing as a stupid question. Trump's comments came about an hour after British politician Nigel Farage appeared on Fox & Friends to talk about a march in London this weekend during which protesters demanded more funding for the NHS.
  • State far behind in Niti's health index

    State far behind in Niti's health index

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    According to the report, among the larger states, Jharkhand , Jammu & Kashmir, and Uttar Pradesh are the top three ranking States in terms of annual incremental performance, while Kerala, Punjab, and Tamil Nadu ranked on top in terms of overall performance: In terms of annual incremental performance in Index scores from the base to the reference year, the top three ranked states in the group of Larger States are Jharkhand (up 6.87 points), Jammu & Kashmir (up 6.83 points) and Uttar ...
  • Kelly Has Told Trump He'd Be Willing To Resign Over Porter Debacle

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    Kaine criticized Trump as not a "real leader" after the president told reporters to keep in mind that former staff secretary Rob Porter claimed he was innocent. It was a mess from start to finish, so much so that deputy press secretary Raj Shah finally issued a rare mea culpa on Thursday: "I think it's fair to say that we all could have done better over the last few days in dealing with this situation".
  • John Kelly's Response to the Rob Porter Scandal Is So Slimy

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    CNN has also reported that Kelly and other senior White House officials learned months earlier about the allegations against Porter, but did nothing to remove him from his position, in which he handled the classified documents that reached President Donald Trump .
  • Trump just praised the White House aide accused of domestic abuse

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    Prior to joining the Trump administration , Sorensen was a senior adviser to the ME governor, Paul LePage. "And we hope he has a wonderful career", Trump said . "I think that he is very, very strong in the fact that he didn't do it", he said when pressed if he believed the denials. But Porter remained in his role, delivering all manner of information straight to the president's desk until he resigned this week.
  • US VP skips Olympic dinner to snub North Korean officials

    US VP skips Olympic dinner to snub North Korean officials

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    Underlining Moon's efforts to re-engage with the North, the opening ceremony followed the story line of children wandering through a mythical landscape and discovering a world where people live in peace and harmony. Around 100 protesters hoisted U.S., South Korean and Israeli national flags as delegates and the public arrived for the opening of the Pyeongchang Games.
  • European Shares Bracing For Weak Start As US In Correction Territory

    European Shares Bracing For Weak Start As US In Correction Territory

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    But a stock market accustomed to a steady climb for more than a year and half as given way to two weeks of shaky selling. At 6:40 a.m. EST: Dow e-minis were down 32 points, or 0.13 percent, S&P 500 e-minis were up 3 points, or 0.12 percent, and Nasdaq 100 e-minis were up just 9.5 points, or 0.15 percent.
  • Bella Hadid Calls 911 After Finding Alleged Stalker Outside Her Home

    Bella Hadid Calls 911 After Finding Alleged Stalker Outside Her Home

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    PEOPLE reports a 37-year-old man was arrested outside the model's New York City home on Thursday after he was allegedly seen standing near her apartment building. "It was really nerve-racking and it's scary, and it's not only you". Gigi , 22, and Bella , 21, have enjoyed successful careers as models in recent years, and they both now appear on the front cover of British Vogue magazine.
  • Govt shutdown ends overnight, House and Senate pass short-term budget

    Govt shutdown ends overnight, House and Senate pass short-term budget

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    But with the clock ticking late Thursday, the White House's budget office directed federal agencies to prepare for a lapse in funding. With each passing hour, that result was looking less and less likely. "When the Democrats are in power, Republicans appear to be the conservative party". "The budget agreement proposes a badly needed spending increase to strengthen national security, rebuild our neglected military, and honor our commitment to veterans", Toomey said in a statement ...
  • House passes budget bill to reopen government after brief shutdown

    House passes budget bill to reopen government after brief shutdown

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    He noted that the bill is almost 700 pages long, nobody in the Senate has read it, and it will add more than a trillion dollars to the deficit. But it would be costly and highlight a basic shift in Republican thinking. "I would argue that it's time to vote". Trump also noted triumphantly that DACA - the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, which protects about 800,000 "Dreamers" from deportation - was not included in the bill.
  • CTSH) Won't Stop Here — Believes Cognizant (NASDAQ

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    The average 1-year price target for Medtronic plc (MDT) - averaging the work of different analysts - reveals a mean PT of $92.21/share. Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ: CTSH ) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 7th.
  • State fines Sunoco pipeline US$12.7 million

    State fines Sunoco pipeline US$12.7 million

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    Citing egregious and willful violations, including several in Berks County, DEP halted all work on Sunoco's Mariner East 2 pipeline in Pennsylvania on January 3. "We intend to expeditiously submit these reports and we are confident that we will be reauthorized to commence work on this project promptly", Shields said in a statement .
  • Lebanon signs deal with 3 global oil companies

    Lebanon signs deal with 3 global oil companies

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    The agreements open the way for the exploration of the Offshore of Lebanon and further strengthen the Company's presence in the Eastern Mediterranean. Israel claims that one of the blocks - Block 9 - juts into its waters, while Lebanon says the block is entirely inside Lebanese waters. "Israel cannot stop the activities on the Lebanese side because Lebanon can then stop the activities on the Israeli sides", Bassil told The Associated Press when asked if the drilling will cause more tensions ...
  • Trump signs new budget deal, officially ending government shutdown

    Trump signs new budget deal, officially ending government shutdown

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    The White House was forced to order the government shutdown shortly after midnight, but leaders quickly hustled to move before federal employees were due back at work, hoping to minimize the disruption. The agreement would increase the government's borrowing limit to prevent a first-ever default on US obligations that looms in just a few weeks. Many Democrats say they'll oppose the measure because it doesn't have language protecting hundreds of thousands of young "Dreamer" immigrants from ...
  • Heavy rain will lead to flooding issues this weekend

    Heavy rain will lead to flooding issues this weekend

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    This weekend's weather is going to be a washout for much of Georgia! Rainfall amounts will average around 2-4 inches, and areas along the Cumberland Plateau are expected to receive the greatest amounts. Forecasters said cold front is expected to approach Middle Tennessee on Friday night and stall Saturday across the area. "When all is said and done, I think a solid 1-3" of rainfall looks likely for Eastern Kentucky.
  • Teens And Adults With Special Needs Get A Night To Shine

    Teens And Adults With Special Needs Get A Night To Shine

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    According to the Foundation, this year there are about 540 " Night to Shine " proms on February 9 in 16 countries that serve 90,000 special needs guests, with the help of more than 175,000 volunteers. "I came here to have a glorious time at the dance", said Sammi Huffman of Fruitport. Robert Carter, 20, made his red carpet debut Friday for his special prom night.
  • Terrorists Attack Army Camp in J&K's Sunjwan; Two Jawans Injured

    Terrorists Attack Army Camp in J&K's Sunjwan; Two Jawans Injured

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    The operation is on", Jammu IGP SD Singh Jamwal said. Reports further added, militants later entered inside the camp of 36 Brigade and engaged the troops in a gun battle. The attack comes a day after fifth death anniversary of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru. Security forces have cordoned off the area around the Sunjawan Army camp after shots were heard inside.
  • Jose Mourinho confirms Luke Shaw news and brings rift to an end

    Jose Mourinho confirms Luke Shaw news and brings rift to an end

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    I know Shaw since he arrived in the Premier League with Southampton and know his potential and quality. The same report says that the Red Devils were linked with a move for Fabinho last month and that manager Jose Mourinho remains keen on a deal to try and bring him to Old Trafford in the summer.
  • The Analyzing GasLog LP. (GLOG) & Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings (CQH)

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    The stock decreased 3.97% or $2.2 during the last trading session, reaching $53.19. About 38,661 shares traded. It has outperformed by 1.95% the S&P500. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) rating on Monday, October 12. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) earned "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, September 6. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) on Wednesday, February 8 with "Outperform" rating.
  • Kim Jong Un's Sister In Historic Visit To South Korea

    Kim Jong Un's Sister In Historic Visit To South Korea

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    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shook hands and spoke briefly with North Korea's ceremonial head of state at a reception before the opening ceremony, according to South Korean officials. The South is still technically at war with the North after the 1950 to 1953 Korean War ended in a truce, and the USA and North Korea have recently swapped nuclear threats.
  • Loveland-area weather: Cloudy and cold; snow on the way

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    Colder today with snow chances increasing as the weekend goes along. "Our confidence in any light freezing rain or drizzle falling across northern Arkansas and the Ouachita Mountains of western Arkansas is high", Smith said. At this point, only minor accumulations of ice are expected. General ice accumulations between one- and two-tenths of an inch are possible. Some cars could become stuck in unplowed roadways.