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President Trump "Looking Forward" to Interview with Special Counsel Robert Mueller

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Mueller, himself a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, is also examining the extent of communications between Russians and Trump campaign officials, including a meeting in June 2016 between Trump's son Donald Trump Jr, his son-in-law Jared Kushner, and a Russian lawyer who had allegedly offered them dirt on Trump's election rival, Democrat Hillary Clinton. Read More »

French lawmakers vote for 'right to make mistakes'

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He promised a €15 billion reform program for the country that would involve big improvements in education and training."Young people had fallen behind in the education system, and deep changes were needed", he said .The president said bureaucracy in France was being streamlined in order to bring about a more entrepreneurial society, and to encourage innovation and spur risk-takers. Read More »

Gin and tequila boost Diageo sales

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All regions contributed to a "broad based organic net sales growth", up 4.2%, across the board, while overall organic volumes grew 1.8%, a result that Diageo said had been "partially offset by adverse exchange" conditions. " We have increased investment behind our brands and expanded organic operating margin through our sustained focus on driving efficiency and effectiveness across the business ". Read More »

Trump Could Soon Face Questioning About Comey's Firing In Russia Probe

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Comey was sacked by President Trump in May and later testified that he had refused urgings by Trump to promise his loyalty and drop his investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn . Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before Congress about contacts between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation. The president's lawyers have been talking to Mr Mueller's team about an interview , and the form it might take. Read More »

Karan Johar Student Of The Year 2 Movie First Poster Released

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However, the wait for a confirmation will continue, as in the same tweet, the Dharma Productions head honcho said, the leading ladies will be announced next month. Tiger Shroff was confirmed for Student Of The Year 2 in August 2016. Tiger Shroff has a star since his debut, and is known for his action and dancing skills, he will also be seen in Baaghi 2 this year, with his girlfriend Disha Patani. Read More »

White House to unveil immigration plan Monday

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Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday that managing the shutdown is the "biggest part of the process" for Trump. 'After decades of inaction by Congress, it's time we work together to solve this issue once and for all, ' Sanders said at a news conference. Read More »

Bert van Marwijk to take Australia to FIFA World Cup

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The global hunt followed Australian Postecoglou's resignation after the Socceroos beat Honduras in an intercontinental play-off to qualify for Russian Federation. Australia's Asian Cup defence takes place in the United Arab Emirates next January but van Marwijk's appointment is for the World Cup only. At first, the reaction was overwhelmingly positive, in part perhaps because of the drawn out nature of the appointment, or because FFA originally said it wouldn't be announced until mid-February. Read More »

Commuters killed as train derails near Milan

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One man on board the train, who spoke anonymously to Il Sole 24ore, said: "Everything was fine, suddenly the train began to shake, then there was a roar and the carriages came out of the tracks". On TV footage, helicopters could be seen taking the injured to nearby hospitals. Witnesses say the train was full of passengers before the accident. Read More »

Video of Park Police shooting on Fort Hunt Road released

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Ghaisar then rear-ended him, according to the report, and Mr. Ghaisar drove away. In a four-page police report, released last week, an Uber driver in a Toyota Corolla with a passenger in the backseat reported he was driving southbound on George Washington Parkway when he hit the back of Ghaisar's auto. Read More »

Rohingya crisis: USA diplomat quits advisory panel

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After three days of meetings he denounced it as a "cheerleading operation" and accused Ms Suu Kyi, a former political prisoner and Nobel Peace Prize victor, of lacking moral courage. "[Mr Richardson] talked on a topic outside the agenda of the meetings and went beyond the framework", Mr Htay said. "I like her enormously and respect her". Read More »

Trump Says He's 'Looking Forward' To Speaking With Special Counsel Under Oath

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When questioned by reporters yesterday on the matter, Mr Trump said Mr Wray did not resign, adding "he's going to do a good job". The White House initially said that the FBI director's sacking was on the recommendation of the justice department, citing a DOJ memo faulting Mr Comey for his handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server. Read More »

Senators work on immigration deal, with Trump's border wall as sticking point

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Later that day, Trump responded by tweeting: "Cryin' Chuck Schumer fully understands, especially after his humiliating defeat, that if there is no Wall, there is no DACA ". " Tell them not to worry", Trump said, wearing his dark overcoat en route to the White House residence just hours before he will depart for the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Read More »

Pakistan win toss and bat in second New Zealand T20

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On Monday, the Black Caps registered their first victory against Pakistan by 7 wickets in hands and 25 balls in spare in the first T20 worldwide match in Wellington. Rance finally broke through in the ninth over, deceiving Ahmed with a slower ball that carried straight to Colin de Grandhomme on the boundary. Mitchell Santner (37) and Ben Wheeler (30) tried to rally the Black Caps but the required run rate became increasingly onerous and New Zealand lost its final wicket to the second ... Read More »

Trump willing to be questioned `under oath` in Russian Federation probe

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Once an investigation was set up to look into Russia's impact on the election and what, if any, role Trump played in the hacking, the president ended up firing then FBI Director James Comey. Comey said Trump dismissed him to try to undermine the agency's Russian Federation investigation. And there have been no signs that agents aren't continuing to work on ties between Trump's campaign and a Russian effort to tip the 2016 election. Read More »

Local residents named to Harding University dean's list

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Courtney Bach, a junior accounting major from Middleburg, was named to the Dean's List. The Computer-Based Honors Program, soon to be re-named the Randall Research Scholars Program, is a nationally recognized undergraduate research program that pairs academically elite students with leading research professors and cutting-edge computing technology to conduct research in a variety of disciplines. Read More »

'Not at All Concerned' About Sessions Talking to Robert Mueller

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Mr Trump has repeatedly criticised Mr McCabe, and particularly his wife's alleged links with the Democratic Party . While it's unlikely Sessions gave Mueller any information that could possibly take down Trump, it is noteworthy because he is the first member of the cabinet to be interviewed as part of the investigation. Read More »

Pearl Jam returns to Wrigley Field this summer

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Pearl Jam fans can officially celebrate as the band announced a Missoula stop during a summer tour. Keeping the much-anticipated shows in the news cycle just a bit longer, promoter Live Nation announced the rest of the band's rumored summer tour, along with ticket information for the Seattle shows on Wednesday. Read More »

Sting and Shaggy Announce New '44/876′ Album, Share "Don't Make Me Wait"

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After Sting heard a new track that Shaggy was working on, they made a decision to go into the studio together. Or will it have Sting and Shaggy saying, "it wasn't me"? Though "surprising" might seem like an understatement to some, the first cut-" Don't Make Me Wait ", available via streaming outlets January 25-is a promising introduction to what has clearly been a fruitful collaborative relationship. Read More »

Ultrasonic Sound tornadoes levitate objects in a soundless void

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The team's research has just been published in Physical Review Letters . They were then able to increase the size of the silent core allowing it to hold larger objects. Working with ultrasonic waves at a pitch of about 40kHz, a similar to pitch that only bats can hear, held a two-centimetre polystyrene sphere . While its current potential could allow for the manipulation of drug capsules or microsurgical implements within the body, it could also, in theory, support human levitation and ... Read More »

Mitch McConnell thinks Democrats are very dumb

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Schumer said he was willing to discuss the president's top priority: the Mexico border wall. Republicans only control 51 seats so Democratic votes were needed for the bill to pass. "That's why we're here", Schumer said. There have been four government shutdowns since 1990 and in the last one in 2013, more than 800,000 government workers were put on temporary leave. Read More »

FIR Names Karni Sena for Attack on Gurugram School Bus

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A school bus was attacked on Wednesday by a group of men who were protesting against the release of the film Padmaavat in Haryana's Gurugram. The opposition party also slammed the BJP government in Haryana over its "failure" to maintain law and order in the state. Read More »

Sexual Misconduct Allegations Rock Ontario Politics

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And despite barnstorming his way to victory in the leadership campaign with an outreach to ethnic voters long neglected by the party, and despite the party's positive polls and the impressive fundraising figures, Brown wasn't in a hugely comfortable position to begin with: beset by allegations of meddling in local riding associations, disdained by hard-nosed fiscal and social conservatives alike. Read More »

San Francisco's new interim mayor has busy first day on the job

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In a vote that drew jeers from a City Council audience, Breed was voted down by supervisors in a 4-5 vote. The 7-2 vote Wednesday means Supervisor London Breed , who was born in city public housing and assumed the mayorship as the board president after Mayor Edwin Lee's untimely death at age 65 on December 12, is no longer mayor. Read More »

John Worboys: Police 'Investigate Fresh Allegation Of Sexual Assault'

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He said: "This is extremely distressing for our clients as yet again they have not been informed about developments in the Worboys case". But Dein told Julia that "no-one could have expected him to be jailed for life", as Worboys' sentence was imprisonment for the public protection - a sentence introduced by the last Labour government which meant that offenders could be released once the Parole Board was satisfied they no longer posed a risk to society. Read More »

Shutdown could hurt Democrats seeking re-election in Trump states

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Trump canceled a trip to his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida that included a major fundraiser on the anniversary of his first year as president . Opening the Senate Monday, McConnell said that if they could not find bipartisan solutions on immigration, military spending, disaster aid and other issues by the February 8 deadline then he would hold a vote on those matters. Read More »

Trump Claims He's Not Racist, But These Quotes Suggest Otherwise

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Trump also denied making the statements attributed to him, but didn't get into specifics about what he did or did not say. So what is a racist? "I think he is a racist". Jackson, who also served as the White House physician under President Barack Obama possesses exemplary credentials. The Rev. Shanan E. Jones, senior pastor of The Gathering Baptist Church in College Park, has known Farris and his family for years and respects the sacrifices the family has made for civil and human rights. Read More »

Senate to vote at noon on whether to end government shutdown

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On Saturday, Trump said the "nuclear option" of a simple majority vote was necessary to end the impasse. "However, should these issues not be resolved by the time the funding bill before us expires on February 8th, 2018, assuming that the government remains open, it would be my intention to proceed to legislation that would address DACA, border security and related issues", he said. Read More »

Padmaavat protests: Heavy deployment of police in Gurgaon, thin presence at schools

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He added that the situation is now under control. Ahead of the release of the, Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) was imposed in Gurugram on Tuesday. In some states, including Uttar Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Telangana, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Haryana, the members of Karni Sena and other fringe outfits have resorted to burning posters and vandalising the ticket counter of the movie theaters. Read More »

CIA Director: Trump Is a 'Sophisticated' Consumer of Intelligence

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President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would be willing to be interviewed under oath by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 US election. "To be sure, its officers have always been empowered, but devolving authority even further in certain key areas could make mistakes - and potentially tragic ones -more likely", he added. Read More »