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German Police Raid Iranian Spy Network

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German investigators concluded that the assassination at Berlin's Mykonos restaurant in 1992 was the work of Iranian secret service agents. A spokesman for Germany's Federal Prosecutors Office, Stefan Biehl, told The Associated Press that the suspects are believed to have "spied on institutions and persons in Germany on behalf of an entity associated with Iran ". Read More »

SEC teams represented in D1Baseball.com Preseason Top 25

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Florida, the defending national champions, come in where it left off: at No. 1. Three sets of preseason rankings have now been released, and LSU has landed in the top 16 in each of them despite having to replace a healthy portion of a 2017 team that made it to the College World Series finals. Read More »

Chelsea Manning has her eye on a seat in the US Senate

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Manning previously became the darling of the anti-war left after she was sentenced to 35 years in prison for releasing more than 700,000 government files containing sensitive information about the civilian casualties of military actions overseas to Wikileaks. Read More »

Ex-Trump aide Bannon subpoenaed in Russia meddling probe

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Interested in Russia Investigation? The screening was carried out using a test called the Montreal Cognitive Assessment , on which Trump scored 30/30, Jackson said .Jackson gave the president's vital statistics as follows: Height six feet three inches (1.90 meters), weight 239 pounds (108 kilograms), resting heart rate 68 , blood pressure 122/74 .Trump will be making some changes to his diet and exercise in an effort to lose weight. Read More »

Slam-less Halep looks for more in Melbourne

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That's what I'm focusing on. There is also the question of the sport's ability to police itself credibly, which will soon be back in the spotlight with the lengthy and costly Independent Review of Integrity, created to investigate potential match fixing and corruption, expected to recommend this year that the game combine its anti-doping and anti-corruption organizations into a single independent entity. Read More »

Trump says immigration deal 'probably dead'

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Trump and some Republicans have said the senators' agreement is insufficient. If Democrats withhold their votes on a spending deal, Ryan will have to convince both defense hawks and the conservative House Freedom Caucus to vote on yet another short-term spending deal. Read More »

Steve Bannon subpoenaed after stonewalling House Intelligence committee

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Steve Bannon was subpoenaed last week to testify before a grand jury in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible links between Trump associates and Russian Federation, the New York Times reported on Tuesday. Bannon appeared separately on Tuesday before a Congressional panel. Franklin Delano Roosevelt also used it as his workplace, and it is where he learned of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, according to the website of the White House Museum. Read More »

US Seeks New Nukes for New Kinds of Nuclear War

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This is twice the size of the largest nuke ever - the Soviet Union's Tsar Bomba. However, it also added that the USA had no intentions of copying Russia's submarines. Rumours of the Russian weapon have been circulating since 2016 - with USA sources claiming the Status-6 was launched from a submarine in November that year. Read More »

Eddie Izzard fails to get elected to Labour's guiding committee

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It has been suggested that Corbyn and Momentum could now push for the deselection of more moderate MPs, although allies of the Labour leader have always denied this intention. Mr Corbyn said Labour would vote against landmark Brexit legislation which returns to the Commons in the next few days unless its demands were met in areas such as workers rights. Read More »

Duque welcomes P1.4-billion refund for unused Dengvaxia

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The VACC appealed to Health Secretary Francisco Duque 3rd to order all government hospitals to accept all Dengvaxia-related cases and provide medical care. Jimenez said a state of emergency should be declared in Metro Manila, Central Luzon and Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon) where most of the 830,000 Dengvaxia recipients are located. Read More »

DAC approves procurement of assault rifles, carbines

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Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman headed the meeting at which the the proposal was approved. The Army needs almost 2 lakh assault rifles to work as an alternative to INSAS. The minimum qualification criteria to participate in Make-II projects has also been relaxed by removing conditions related to credit rating and reducing financial net worth criteria. Read More »

Homeland Security Head Says What She Heard During Immigration Meeting

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I came in a bit late. Senator Cory Booker , from New Jersey, gave her an emotional lecture about the dangers of failing to confront racism, at one point banging his fists on the table. He thanked Graham for "countering what the president had said about Africa". Nielsen said the 690,000 people now enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program are safe until at least March unless they commit crimes. Read More »

Army Chief for 'some checks and curbs' on internet, social media

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The army chief raised concerns about nuclear, biological and chemical weapons falling into the hands of terrorists and said these groups were using systems that are "highly technology enabled" and "transcends worldwide borders". "I feel majority want to join the mainstream", the report quoted General Rawat saying. NAN reports that in June 2017, social media giants Facebook, Google's YouTube, Twitter and Microsoft said on they were forming a global working group to combine their efforts to ... Read More »

Bannon to testify in Congress in wake of explosive book on Trump

Several White House staffers have come forward voluntarily for interviews with the special counsel team. We're going to continue to be cooperative. His attorney reportedly told the committee that he wouldn't answer questions about his time with the Trump administration after the 2016 election. Read More »

Wisconsin Dems Flip GOP Held State Senate Seat

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It was the latest in a string of election victories for Democrats since Trump took office, and a sign of hope for the party that the energy from the base and frustration with the president could lead to more wins in November. Republicans sensed it, too. Democrat Patty Schachtner says her victory in a special Senate election sends a message that voters are exhausted of negative politics. Read More »

Pak now urges USA for better bilateral ties

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She pointed out that the United States had also refuted a statement of Pakistan's defence minister that Pakistan had stopped intelligence sharing with the U.S. Early this month, the US government announced it was suspending security assistance to the Pakistani military until it takes "decisive action" against the Afghan Taliban and Haqqani network that are operating in Afghanistan. Read More »

California highway to stay shut another week after mudslides

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The lawsuit was brought by individuals injured in flash floods and a business that sustained property damage. At least 65 homes were destroyed and more than 460 others were damaged. Officials at the Montecito Water District did not immediately respond to a request for comment. According to the Daily Nexus , Santa Barbara City College postponed the start of their spring semester until Jan. Read More »

Hawaii lawmaker urges Trump to speak directly with NK leader

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Kim used his New Year address - broadcast on state television - to ratchet up tensions with the West days after the UN Security Council imposed new sanctions restricting oil sales. Trump: I don't want to comment on it-I don't want to comment, I'm not saying I have or I haven't. "No matter how much America wants to attack us with their military might and nuclear power, they know that now we possess such great nuclear power and therefore they will not dare", he had continued. Read More »

Wind warning is issued for the area

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Strong southwest to west winds will reach average speeds between 50km/h and 65km/h, with gusts between 90km/h and 110km/h. There is also risk of flooding in some areas after Storm Fionn created blizzard-like conditions overnight. Scattered showers will continue however, with some still wintry in the north and on higher ground. Heavy rain is expected to spread across the country today, with temperatures remaining cold at between 3 and 7 degrees. Read More »

Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Southern Company now has $45.00 billion valuation . Shares of Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) are on our watchlist today as the stock has moved 2.37% from the open, touching $104.97 on a recent trade. (NYSE: PRU ). Montana-based First Interstate Savings Bank has invested 0.07% in Prudential Financial, Inc . American National Registered Investment Advisor Inc decreased its stake in Prudential Financial Inc . Read More »

Kevin Stepherson one of four Notre Dame football players dismissed

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The Irish needed this because with Tillery and Coney back in 2018, the Irish defense has a chance to be really, really good in 2018 even with a new defensive coordinator in Clark Lea. Depth will still be an issue to solve though as Notre Dame will need either senior Brandon Tiassum or Micah Dew Treadway to finally be ready for a prime reserve role or for incoming freshman Jayson Ademilola to be ready to play just as Kurt Hinish and Myron Taglovailoa-Amosa were in 2017. Read More »

Investigation ordered by the government into Carillion directors' conduct

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Jon Trickett MP, Labour's Shadow Cabinet Office Minister, said: "Alarm bells have been ringing for over six months about the state of Carillion's finances, so the Government must come forward and answer questions on exactly what due diligence measures were undertaken, before awarding contracts to Carillion worth billions of taxpayers' money". Read More »

I am not a racist: Donald Trump

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A source familiar with the conversation , said Mr Trump , who has vowed to clamp down on illegal immigration, also questioned the need for Haitians in the US. "I am telling you that he did not use that word". In an interview with George Stephanopolous on ABC's "This Week," Perdue was asked if he was denying Trump said the words. Read More »

Potential for More Snow on Wednesday

For those reasons, we have increased the snowfall accumulation forecast across the region. On Tuesday , a cold front will begin moving into the North Carolina mountains. Overnight lows will once again drop into the teens by Thursday morning. "Ground temperatures are expected to be much warmer than the previous winter weather event, which should primarily limit travel impacts to bridges, overpasses and other elevated road surfaces", Pfaff wrote in the briefing. Read More »

Trump accuses Democrats of holding immigration deal

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He also stood by his account that the president used the vulgar term and said that he spoke up to Trump in response. A week ago, with congressional Democrats and Republicans gathered around a table to talk immigration, the President showed flickers of leadership. Read More »

DHS Chief Faces Senate Questions Over Trump Comments, Immigration Policy

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For her part, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Trump is "not going to apologize for trying to fix our immigration system", as the fallout continued from the president's reported use of the vulgarity. Later, Booker told Cuomo that he had been frustrated with the sentiments Trump reportedly expressed in the meeting. Trump has denied the reports. Read More »

Drew Brees: 'I'll be here as long as they'll have me'

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Drew Brees has become synonymous with New Orleans Saints football, and he plans to keep it that way. Former Vikings linebacker Ben Leber, a KFAN analyst, shared that Payton did the Vikings Skol chant gesture after New Orleans' Wil Lutz kicked a 43-yard field goal to give the Saints the lead. Read More »

Trump defends himself anew against charges that he is racist

There was global outrage after the Washington Post reports with African leaders, including President Nana Akufo-Addo condemning President Trump . He also denied he was a racist. "Senator Dicky Durbin totally misrepresented what was said at the DACA meeting". Instead, Trump blamed the media for distorting his meaning, arguing his description of " shithole " was not racist but rather a straightforward assessment of some nations' depressed conditions. Read More »

Carillion directors to be investigated

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The news comes in the aftermath of construction and support services company Carillion's collapse. However, the Labour opposition is not merely criticising the government for the failure to predict Carillion's collapse but opposes the very model of outsourcing services. Read More »