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Trump needs to show restraint in Russian Federation investigation, GOP senators say

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According to the report , the memo includes discussion of how Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein approved the continuation of surveillance of Carter Page , a former campaign adviser to President Donald Trump . The other places authority for dismissal or discipline with a Senate-approved justice official. Republicans had criticized McCabe's involvement in aspects of the Trump probe and the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email practices, even though his wife had ... Read More »

Japan fire kills 11 at home for elderly people

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The entire roof reportedly collapsed due to the fire. The facility is aimed at supporting elderly people with financial difficulties by offering low-priced accommodation and helping them find work, public broadcaster NHK reported. Police and firefighters are still trying to determine the cause of the fatal blaze. A witness said he saw the facility become engulfed in flames after hearing more than 10 explosions. Read More »

Decide petitions against Karti Chidambaram circulars in two months

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The top court also said it has not expressed any opinion on the merits of the case and asked the high court to deal with them independently. The bench, which also comprised Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud, ordered that the division bench headed by the High Court Chief Justice will decide the petitions within two months from today. Read More »

Eagles DT Timmy Jernigan not intimidated by Patriots

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It's how you win football games . That's where everything starts. I think the thing about Chris is when he goes out on the field, he means a lot. "If you don't see why you need allies for people that are fighting for equality right now, I don't think you'll ever see it", Long said in August. They will play the music that made Minnesota's favorite son and NPG famous. Read More »

Former governor Haley Barbour arrested at MS airport

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A Transportation Security Administration officer at an X-ray machine spotted the.38-caliber revolver loaded with five bullets, a TSA spokeswoman said . Barbour said he wasn't handcuffed and no mugshot was taken. A spokesman confirmed Barbour's arrest to the Daily News, calling it an "honest mistake". Read More »

Oil giant Shell wins 9 blocks in Mexican deep water bidding

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The Whale is about 200 miles southwest of Houston in 8,000 feet of water. The area is about 10 miles form Shell's massive Perdido platform so the hope is Shell can develop the area and save money while using existing by connecting it to the existing platform and pipelines. Read More »

Nehal Hashmi arrested, disqualified for five years

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The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 and one month imprisonment to Senator Nehal Hashmi in Contempt of Court Case. As the hearing went under way on Jan 24, the Supreme Court objected to Hashmi's apology, in which he stated that he respects the court and is ready to sacrifice his life for it. Read More »

South Africa vs India ODIs

The test series, thrilling as it was for aficionados of challenging pitches, produced only one century - Virat Kohli's 153 in Centurion - and just two totals of more than 300. I've always been of the belief that you play every game as hard as you can, you do everything to win a game of cricket. So if it's runs, runs and more runs you want, tune in to Kingsmead tomorrow. Read More »

Pittsburgh Paleontologist Says New Dino Discovery Disrupts A Major Biodiversity Theory

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The find was discovered by paleontologists from the Egyptian University of Mansoura. A recent paper cataloging the new species in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution reveals that Mansourasaurus sahinae has more in common with European and Asian dinosaurs than with South American and southern African dinosaurs, which disproves previous theories that Africa's dinosaur fauna existed in isolation. Read More »

Hunger games: American influence felt in Korean dishes

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After weeks of negotiations, North and South Korea have in recent days explored exchanges and cooperation for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, which will continue in the coming weeks as the planned joint event draws near. "Official representatives of Pyongyang have made it clear that a blockade would be interpreted by North Korea as a declaration of war, with all the subsequent consequences", warned Matzegora. Read More »

No surprises in leaked Brexit report, say European Union leaders

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The cost to the United Kingdom economy of cutting migration from the European Union would swallow up the benefits of a USA trade deal, according to the Government's leaked impact assessment . In all three scenarios, Britain's economic growth is predicted to be lower over the next 15 years than current expectations. He said: "We haven't got to Brexit yet of course and that may be some time away if we've got an implementation period, but what we're doing is to ensure that when we have ... Read More »

Donald Trump's first state of the union doubles down on immigration fears

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The exact turn of phrase - " Americans are dreamers too " - appears to be have been popularized by Laura Ingraham, a Fox News host and immigration hardliner. Putin". Democrats have pressed since past year for separate legislation to deal with the fate of 690,000 "Dreamer" immigrants who are registered under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, established by president Barack Obama in 2012 to protect their presence in the country. Read More »

Callon Petroleum (NYSE:CPE) Downgraded by Citigroup to "Neutral"

Justin John Ferayorni decreased its stake in Costco Whsl Corp New (COST) by 25.83% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. FMR LLC now owns 16,132,114 shares of the oil and natural gas company's stock valued at $171,162,000 after acquiring an additional 934,847 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

Trump Honors North Korean Defector in Powerful State of the Union Moment

Trump took an understandable victory lap for the military success against the Islamic State - "I am proud to report that the coalition to defeat ISIS has liberated nearly 100 percent of the territory once held by these killers in Iraq and Syria" - without, of course, mentioning that his strategy to combat the Islamic State is largely the same one laid out and implemented by President Barack Obama. Read More »

State e-way bill to be formalised today

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This system of the e-way bill was brought up under GST but could not be implemented as the proper IT structure was unavailable. If the goods can not be transported within the validity of the bill, the transported may generate another bill after updating the details again. Read More »

Trump's latest plan would make immigrants whiter

Near the end of his unifying speech , Trump was even able to generate "USA" chants. It's not necessarily the size of the investment; Senate Democrats came up with their own trillion-dollar infrastructure plan about a week before the speech. Read More »

House Intel releases transcript from meeting on secret memo

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On Monday, the House Intelligence Committee voted to release the memo to the public. White House Chief of Staff Kelly said Wednesday on Fox News Radio that he expected the memo to be released "pretty quick ". "I think we should disclose all this stuff" in the memo, said Ryan, who has previously skirted questions about it. The memo itself has not yet been released. Read More »

Sarah Sanders thinks Nancy Pelosi should smile more

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The four-page memo Republicans voted to release Monday has become a political flashpoint, with President Donald Trump and many Republicans pushing for its release and suggesting that some in the Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation have conspired against the president. Read More »

Kirk Cousins' tenure in Washington comes to an unofficial end

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Full terms of the deal will not be disclosed until the NFL's fiscal year officially begins on March 14th. Quarterback Kirk Cousins #8 of the Washington Redskins stands disappointed after a communication issue forced a time out during the fourth quarter of the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium on October 2, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri. Read More »

USA allows Syrians to stay for another 18 months

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But they say the Homeland Security Department won't re-designate Syria as having conditions preventing citizens from returning safely. But Syrians who entered the United States after August 2016 will be excluded from the programme despite the deteriorating conditions at home. Read More »

Dima Hasao Violence: Assam CM Invites Groups for Talks

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The 48-hour district bandh called a day later by the people to protest killing of two youths in police firing also ended with no new untoward incident happening. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday, invited a number of social groups of the district for a discussion, in order to defuse the fury of angry citizens. Read More »

Polar Plunge raises $34000 for Special Olympics Alberta

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Schriml said the Polar Bear Plunge has developed over the years and around 2002 a costume contest was added to give people different ways to participate in this unusual event. The event allows participants to take a quick dip in frigid waters to raise money for the organization in their respective state. Held in the Spring each year, this year's Wawa Day will celebrate the athletes participating in the Special Olympics Unified Sports programs. Read More »

Capturing the rare 'Super Blue Blood Moon'

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The next time all three celestial events line up will be in 2037. The changing colour of the moon seen from Jakarta, Indonesiam as the eclipse progressed. 31, 2018, seen from the Brooklyn borough of NY. Chinese folklore once interpreted the lunar eclipse as the moon being eaten up by a heavenly dog, and people would play drums and burn fireworks to drive the heavenly dog away. Read More »

Rajasthan By-polls: Daunting task for BJP to retain it's seats

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In an extremely close fight, the BJP and Congress have been taking leads alternatively in all three Rajasthan seats. BJP's Sandeep Banerjee jump to second position with 30220 votes. Over 76% of the electorate in West Bengal's Uluberia Lok Sabha constituency and 75.3% in the Noapara Assembly seat voted in Monday's bypolls , where the ruling TMC is locked in a high voltage battle with the BJP and the CPI-M. Read More »

Ireland's Eurovision entry for 2018 is another ballad

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Caplice who releases music as Kolumbus, from Stratford-on-Slaney in Wicklow, co-wrote the song entitled Together with Laura Elizabeth Hughes and Ryan O'Shaughnessy a year ago. "I plan on doing Ireland proud by bringing a song and performance to Eurovision that we haven't seen since the days of "Rock and Roll Kids" . "Ryan is honestly one of the most talented and attractive humans I have ever met and I'm so glad he gets to give it life in Portugal this May". Read More »

De Villiers out of first three ODIs

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But I'm pretty confident about all the guys in the team". "That said, changes could happen any time". He could be playing at No. 4 given there will be pace on offer throughout the innings in conditions in South Africa and England, where the World Cup will be played. Read More »

'Honey-trapped': Indian Air Force officer suspected of spying for Pakistan detained

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The IAF officer held on suspicion of spying may have been honey trapped, a preliminary probe has suggested. The "unwanted" activities were discovered by the IAF during routine counter-intelligence surveillance, the sources said. Later the officer was in touch with his handlers through multiple social media platforms. The investigators are also examining whether the officer has passed on any sensitive information to anyone else. Read More »

Taliban active in 70 percent of Afghanistan, BBC study finds

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However, other details including the size, attrition, and performance of Afghan forces continues to be limited, despite being made available in previous quarters. As Gresback confirmed "human error", the coalition provided some data that had been restricted. The Pentagon did not comment directly, but pointed to the latest figures by the NATO-led coalition asserting that about 56 percent of Afghanistan's territory was under Afghan government control or influence, Reuters reports. Read More »

Trump Asked Rosenstein If He's on President's 'Team'

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He then asked the official if he was on his "team", to which Rosenstein reportedly replied, "Of course, we're all on your team, Mr. President". As a further sign of the President's focus on Rosenstein's testimony, one of the sources said Trump also had suggested questions to members of Congress that they could ask Rosenstein. Read More »

Nassar faces another round of sentencing, victims in court

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Cunningham, like Judge Rosemarie Aquilina in Ingham County, is allowing women and girls who were not involved in this specific court case to share their experiences at the sentencing hearing. His third hearing comes after the USA Gymnastics board of directors were told they must all resign or face termination proceedings. Steve Penny resigned as USA Gymnastics president in March 2017, and USAG chairman Paul Parilla, vice chairman Jay Binder and treasurer Bitsy Kelley resigned as well ... Read More »

Afghan interior minister, secret agency chief reach Pakistan

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The officials would present evidence of Pakistani Taliban€™s involvement in the latest wave of high-casualty attacks in Kabul to Chief of the Army Staff Gen. The Ghani government has accused the Haqqani network, enjoying safe heavens In Pakistan, of masterminding the attacks. Pakistan and Afghanistan share strained bilateral relationship. Read More »

EIU Democracy Index: Bangladesh slips to 92th position

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The title describing the 2017 index is " Free speech under attack ". The report was made public yesterday. Only top-19 countries have been classified as "full democracies", while the hybrid regimes include Pakistan (110th), Bangladesh (92nd), Nepal (94th) and Bhutan (99th). Read More »

Trump to release controversial Republican 'memo'

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The committee voted to release the four-page memo on Monday. On Saturday, The Washington Post reported that last week President Trump requested to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly that the FISA abuse memo be made public . Read More »

U.S. crude output passes 10 mln bpd for first time…

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USA natural gas production in the lower 48 states rose to a new all-time high of 86.3 billion cubic feet per day in November, up from the prior record of 84.0 bcfd in October, according to EIA's 914 production report. Kuwait Petroleum Corp expects to spend over $500 billion as it boosts its crude oil production capacity to 4.75 million barrels per day in 2040, the national oil firm said on Wednesday. Read More »