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Scores of White House Staffers Still Lack a Full Security Clearance

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On Tuesday, asked by reporters if he had a message for victims of abuse, Trump declined to answer. More than 130 political appointees working in the Executive Office of the President did not have permanent security clearances as of November 2017, including the president's daughter, son-in-law and his top legal counsel, according to internal White House documents obtained by NBC News ... Read More »

Trump's Florida shooting address fuels call for gun control

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Trump had tweeted early this morning, "So many signs that the Florida shooter [ Nikolas Cruz ] was mentally disturbed" - and he stuck to that Thursday, saying he was committed to improving mental health programs. It's not the first time the president has made a case for mental health treatment and awareness in the aftermath of a deadly shooting. In the wake of America's latest mass shooting, a local journalist is watching messages appear online, from people desperate to find their loved ... Read More »

Jared Kushner should lose security clearance, top House Democrat says

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The FBI? Is there any way we can pin this on Omarosa? When you think about the Porter affair this way, it all begins to make ideal sense. The FBI obtained photos of the bruised face of Colbie Holderness seven days after President Donald Trump's inauguration previous year, according to emails obtained by CNN , raising questions about what information White House counsel Don McGahn had at his disposal regarding her ex-husband, Rob Porter . Read More »

Government to appeal decision to quash Miguna deportation

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The immigration department was also directed to surrender Miguna's Kenyan passport to the court within seven days. Justice Kimaru further taking issue with the Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet and Directorate of Criminal Investigation boss George Kinoti for acting in contempt of court orders at the time Miguna was deported. Read More »

Winter Olympics 2018: What to watch Monday, Feb

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A computer virus dubbed "Olympic Destroyer" launched a cyberattack on the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games opening ceremony on Friday, top United States security firms have confirmed. If the attack is proved to come from Russian Federation, it may change the IOC's stance over whether to lift the country's suspension before the closing ceremony and allow athletes to march under their own flag. Read More »

Bannon Met Mueller 'Multiple Times Over Past Week'

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Bannon's team has said that he is not divulging information because he has to leave open the possibility that the White House wants to invoke executive privilege, which is different from actually invoking executive privilege. Bannon served as the Trump campaign's chief executive from August 2016 through the end of the campaign, and was in Trump's ear until he left his White House post in August 2017, making him a valuable interview for Mueller's investigators. Read More »

'Numerous Fatalities,' Suspect in Custody in Florida High School Shooting

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Others said they thought it was balloons popping, as many students had them to mark Valentine's Day. Cruz was found with multiple ammunition magazines and an AR-15-style rifle, Israel said . "I just got underneath my teacher's desk". Caesar Figueroa told CNN his daughter was hiding in a closet and texting her family. Students who knew him described a volatile teenager whose odd behaviour had caused others to end friendships with him. Read More »

Winter Olympics: Aksel Lund Svindal wins downhill gold at 35 in Pyeongchang

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Ted-Jan Bloemen set an Olympic record en route to winning the men's 10,000m in speed skating - while Jorrit Bergsma's silver means Netherlands won a medal in the event for the ninth straight Games, beating Norway's previous record. He also won world championship gold medals in downhill in 2007 and 2013. An emphasis on culture can be a cliche among elite sports teams, but for a small country like Norway, it's imperative, according to Norway Alpine team director Claus Ryste. Read More »

Former Football Coach Found Guily of Seven More Sex Abuses

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The former Crewe Alexandra and Manchester City youth coach carried out the abuse between 1979 and 1991 in a variety of locations; including at his home addresses, at Butlin's holiday park, in his vehicle or on football tours. He has shattered those dreams and left them burdened for decades". Gradi has said he would "do everything within my power to assist all investigatory authorities" while Crewe announced in November 2016 the club would hold an independent review into how it dealt with ... Read More »

Goa CM admitted in hospital in Mumbai, Undergoing treatment for 'mild pancreatitis'

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Parrikar was also grilled by the Opposition in Goa for making a sexist statement, with Chodankar alleging that effect of alcohol was gender-neutral and did not impact girls alone. Recently Sardesai said that North Indians want to create "a Haryana in Goa" and said that domestic tourists are the 'scum of the earth'. I have said it is my worry, not even fear. Read More »

Trump says Florida high school shooting was 'evil'

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Broward County jail records don't list any other charges besides the murder counts. He told KTRK that he and dozens of his classmates were unknowingly walking in a hallway toward the shooter when a janitor led them in a different direction. Read More »

More than 10000 Afghan civilians killed or wounded a year ago

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Such attacks killed 202 people and injured another 297 during 38 attacks last year, or about three times as many as during the previous year. The Taliban has repeatedly called for direct talks with Washington, dismissing the Afghan government as "mere American puppets". Read More »

Fatal auto crashes rise on 4/20, but we can't say why

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They found an increased risk that amounted to 142 additional deaths over 25 years between 1991 and 2016, the most recent data available. "Impairment with drugs and alcohol increases the risk of a crash". The investigators chose 1992 as their starting point because, a year before, High Times magazine published an article that widely popularized the notion of April 20 as a day to celebrate marijuana use, Staples said. Read More »

Haliemariam Desalegn resigns as Ethiopia's Prime Minister

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Hailemariam Desalegn said he felt it was "vital" to step aside to allow reforms. Ethiopia's restive Oromia and Amhara regions have been engulfed by violent protests in recent years, forcing the government at one point to declare a state of emergency that has since been lifted. Read More »

Detroit officer dies after crash during training

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Chief James Craig says 25-year-old Officer Darren Weathers died at a hospital following the collision at a Detroit intersection about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. The incident comes a little over a month after another DPD officer was involved in a crash and less than a month after another officer was shot and killed. Read More »

Mitch McConnell throws his weight behind immigration bill that mirrors Trump's demands

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Trump on Wednesday urged lawmakers to oppose any plan that doesn't meet his more stringent demands, which include curbs on legal immigration and the abolition of a visa lottery. The proposal would enshrine legal protections for 1.8 million young immigrants brought to the USA illegally as children but restrict legal immigration - a concession the minority party in Congress opposes. Read More »

Donald Trump to address nation on school shooting

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The former student also allegedly made a comment on YouTube a year ago, saying, "I'm going to be a professional school shooter", according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Today we mourn for all of those who lost their lives. As a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the bad act of violence perpetrated on February 14, 2018, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby order that the ... Read More »

Tip leads Orlando police to discovery of knife, replica gun at school

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The student was later captured by tactical officers, WBAL reported . Police said the incident is proof that "see something, say something" works. Roller said Talladega police were called, and the student was taken into custody. Authorities found the 14-year-old male and searched his backpack, finding a realistic-looking weapon, according toWBAL-TV. Roads in the area of the school were blocked. Read More »

U.S. inks major defense agreement with Jordan

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Tillerson said he had seen the plan, which had been under development for months, and had identified areas that "we feel need further work". Jordan voted in December to condemn the USA for recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital and has criticized the US for withholding millions in funding for Palestinian refugees, many of whom live in Jordan. Read More »

5 dead in awful crash on Long Island involved stolen vehicle

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Police insisted that officers were not pursuing the Camaro leading up to the crash and that no cops witnessed the initial crash, either. 'The officers responding believed they had the auto contained but the vehicle drove over the grass traveling east on 25 at a high rate of speed, ' said Suffolk County Chief of Department Stuart Cameron. Read More »

Illinois Democratic campaign worker alleges harassment by supervisor

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Quinn is the brother of Chicago Alderman Marty Quinn, who represents part of the city's southwest side . At a news conference in Springfield on Tuesday, Madigan had little to say, deferring questions to Vaught. A couple months later, Hampton left the Madigan organizations, a political niche in which she hoped to move up the ladder. Madigan said his team is actively taking steps to make those changes. Read More »

FBI Says They Were Warned About Alleged Shooter Nearly 5 Months Ago

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Ben Bennight , a MS bail bondsman who goes by the name " Ben The Bondsman " on YouTube and social media, said he reported a threatening comment left on one of his videos in September. "The FBI conducted database reviews, checks but was unable to further identify the person who actually made the comment". "I saw the story kind of go across my newsfeed, but I didn't pay a whole lot of attention to it", he recalled Thursday in a phone interview with CNN. Read More »

Stock in Active Zone - The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT)

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J&P China Capital Management Company who had been investing in Facebook Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $521.51B market cap company. (NYSE:V). Budros Ruhlin And Roe accumulated 4,546 shares. Moreover, Citigroup has 0% invested in Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE:CTB) for 9,202 shares. Read More »

Sheriff: 12 Of 17 People Killed In Florida School Shooting Identified

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Cruz had once been expelled from the school over disciplinary problems, Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie said told CNN . "It is not enough to simply take actions that make us feel like we are making a difference, we must actually make that difference." he said. Donald Trump has been branded a "piece of s***" by a girl believed to be a student at the Florida school where 17 people were killed in a mass shooting . Read More »

Bomb found near London City Airport detonated under water

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A World War II bomb was discovered near London City Airport's runway on Sunday. The Royal Navy has captured the moment bomb disposal experts detonated a World War Two bomb weighing half a tonne. Royal Navy bomb disposal divers were called to the scene and, working with the British Army and the Metropolitan Police, made the bomb safe before removing it on Monday. Read More »

CNN Analyst Tears Up During Live Broadcast of Florida Shooting Coverage

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Philip Mudd was responding to questions about the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School when he said that "a child of God is dead" and became overcome with emotion. The fatal shooting in Parkland claimed 17 lives and was perpetrated, police say, by a former student of the school using an AR-15 rifle as well as multiple magazines. Read More »

J&K: Infiltration bid foiled in Poonch sector; 6 terrorists killed

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The frequency of visits by its 10 Corp commander Lt Gen Nadeem Raza have increased at Pak Army posts along LoC while the village defence committees on their side have been activated. But politics and estimates apart, the fact remains there has been no let up on the terror tap from across the border throughout the winter also this time. Read More »

Canada does not treat us right: Trump complains about new tax

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So White House budget director Mick Mulvaney would vote for President Donald Trump's budget after all. Mr. Mulvaney's office later clarified that he was expressing opposition to the two-year budget deal Congress passed and Mr. "We need $1 trillion in direct federal spending to rebuild our infrastructure ". Trump's budget pays for his huge tax breaks for the rich and large corporations by slashing Medicaid by $1.3 trillion, cutting Medicare by $554 billion and slicing $10 ... Read More »

Freddie Mac Reports $3.3B Q4 Loss

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The mortgage finance provider had net revenues of $5.5 billion in the previous quarter, but it has been required to send quarterly profits to the U.S. For the full year 2017, Fannie said it earned $2.5 billion, compared with $12.3 billion in 2016. The mortgage giant added that its annual pre-tax income for 2017 was $18.4 billion, compared with $18.3 billion in 2016 which it said reflects "the strength of the company's underlying business fundamentals". Read More »

UK, Irish governments set for talks with Sinn Fein

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The DUP has revealed that there was "no current prospect" of an agreement, bringing Wednesday's discussion to an end. The Irish and British governments will seek a way to get talks on restoring Northern Ireland's power-sharing government back on track and neither is contemplating a return of direct rule from London, Ireland's foreign minister said on Thursday, Reuters reported. Read More »