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GOP leaders have yet to move to protect special counsel


According to sources familiar with this move, Garrett reports that John Dowd will remain on the Trump personal legal team but DiGenova was recruited and hired to limit Dowd's role. "With the president's inner circle of level-headed voices shrinking, seemingly by the hour, and President Trump's temperature clearly rising, a new week dawning, we are all wondering if this might be the week president crosses that massive red line and orders the firing of the special counsel, Robert Mueller ", ... Read More »

GOP senator on Pa. special election: 'We got our ass kicked'


And ex-Republican National Committee spokesman Doug Heye: "This is not a good result for the GOP ". Lamb - a Marine and former federal prosecutor - had the kind of moderate profile and personality that plays well in this suburban Pittsburgh district where he was running, and which President Donald Trump carried by almost 20 points in 2016. Read More »

Ditch ICC, urges Duterte as charges loom large


The Assembly of State Parties is the management oversight and legislative body of the ICC formed by the representatives of the country that ratified the Rome Statute. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signs the Pardon of Punishment to all outstanding punishments of the underclassmen of the Cadet Corps Armed Forces of the Philippines during the Commencement Exercises of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA)'Alab-Tala' Class of 2018 at Fort General Gregorio H. Read More »

Officials investigate officer-involved shooting in Daviess County


His condition is not known at this time. The trooper was not struck. The suspect then fled away through muddy farm fields and drove about a half-mile to a mile away from the original scene. The suspect crashed the Jeep in a ditch and fled on foot. As responding units approached the residence to investigate, the suspect ran out the back door of the house and got inside the Jeep. Read More »

Another Bomb Detonates In Texas At A FedEx Facility


The package exploded at approximately 12:25 a.m.at a facility in Schertz, Texas . The explosion comes as police are investigating the fourth bomb explosion in Austin, TX. Roughly 75 employees were working at the processing plant when the package exploded. Three of the bombings involved packages while the fourth, reported Sunday, involved a almost invisible tripwire. Read More »

CBI chargesheet against former Canara Bank CMD in loan default case


The CBI on Monday filed a chargesheet against state-run Canara Bank's former CMD and five of his colleagues for cheating the bank in 2014 in collusion with a Delhi-based firm by defaulting over Rs 68.38 crore loan. The CBI alleged that funds were siphoned off through a chain of alleged bogus transactions facilitated by fake sister concerns, family members and bank officials including the top executives. Read More »

Tuesday evacuations ordered for Santa Barbara foothills


San Luis Obispo County is expected to received four to eight inches of rain between Tuesday and Thursday, and similar totals are predicted in Santa Barbara County, prompting fresh evacuation warnings. Cumulatively, the foothill and mountain areas are expected to receive five to 10 inches of rain, which is significantly stronger than the storm January 9 that killed 21 people and damaged or destroyed around 400 buildings in the Montecito, Summerland and Carpinteria areas. Read More »

Jammu doctor sacked over Facebook


Notably, Kumar had been appointed for three years on contract to serve at the GMC Jammu . If the order will not be revoked in next 48 hours, we will be forced to express our resentment in a phased manner which includes stoppage of OPD services, routine surgical procedures in main operation theatre. Read More »

What Ramaphosa told Moyane


In February, weeks after his election as head of state, Ramaphosa reshuffled the cabinet, firing or demoting several ministers viewed as Zuma allies. "He has been with SARS since its establishment and worked his way through the ranks to become the Group Executive: Relationship Management within Business and Individual Taxes", the department said in a statement. Read More »

Sasikala's husband Natarajan dead


He was hospitalised on March 16 for chest infection and was on ventilator support . She was granted an emergency parole in October previous year when Natarajan underwent the kidney transplant. It was Natarajan who had introduced Sasikala to the late Jayalalithaa, a relation that was to shape her life and career. Later, Sasikala dropped her husband's name previous year and added the prefix VK to revert to her maiden name, soon after she was appointed general secretary of the AIADMK. Read More »

Carroll, Smith lead Cowboys past Stanford in NIT Sweet 16

He turned and pointed three fingers skyward as Smith, who finished with 19 points, nailed the 3-pointer. If top-seeded USC (24-11) defeats WKU, OSU will travel to California to play. Shine's layup sparked a 12-1 run that ultimately decided the contest. "We had 10 minutes to figure out whether we wanted to stay together again as a group". Read More »

Solanki 'resigns' as Congress Gujarat chief

Solanki, who was appointed as state party chief in December 2015, had earlier led the party between 2005 and 2007. Political circles here were agog with news about Solanki's resignation as soon as he returned to the city after attending the three-day plenary session of the Congress party in Delhi. Read More »

Xi Jinping warns Taiwan will face "punishment of history" for separatism


The National People's Congress wept with joy and social media users competed with one another to express their delight as Xi Jinping , who is being referred as the nation's "helmsman" - the expression used only for party's later chairman Mao Zedong - was on Saturday unanimously chosen China's President without a limit on his term. Read More »

South Korean prosecutors seek arrest of ex-president Lee Myung Bak


He is also accused of moving classified government documents to a warehouse owned by DAS, the auto-parts company. The court is expected to decide as soon as Thursday night, whether to issue the warrant. The office also said Lee will "fight with full-fledged effort to get the truth out at court". The current South Korean president, Moon Jae-in, accused Lee of targeting Roh in an effort to discredit liberal politicians. Read More »

Oh No! Alia Bhatt Severely Injured on the Sets of Brahmastra


Ranbir and Alia are doing hard work for a long time for this film and they both learnt horse riding also for it. But now with Alia's injury, the team is looking for other options. Alia plays the love interest of Kapoor in the film. The same report states that her arm and shoulder have been bandaged and held up in a sling. "She can only shoot for close-up scenes and the team is checking if they would need any right now". Read More »

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (AAP) stock is worth at $117.10

It has underperformed by 19.43% the S&P500. National Pension Service increased Advance Auto Parts Inc ( AAP ) stake by 3.94% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of AAP. 59 funds opened positions while 125 raised stakes. The number of shares now owned by investors are 35.26 mln. Read More »

Judith Gough: Kremlin shows 'complete disdain' for seriousness of chemical weapons poisoning


She claimed they amount to a chemical weapons attack, and United Nations credibility is at stake if a permanent council member can do that. Haley's comments were made during an emergency council hearing that was requested by British officials who say Russia used a "military-grade nerve agent " when it attempted to murder Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia , on British soil. Read More »

Israel accuses French consulate worker of smuggling 72 guns out of Gaza


The Palestinians also see the disputed city as the capital of their future state and have refused to meet Mr Trump's envoys. "I leave this up to you", Friedman said. Among the persons in custody is an eastern Jerusalem Arab resident who works as a security guard in the French Consulate in Jerusalem, as well as a Gazan who was apprehended for being in a PA area illegally. Read More »

Ex-French president Sarkozy being held in police custody


Sarkozy, who served as French president from 2007-2012, has denied allegations he received funding from Libyan regime. He can stay under police custody for up to 48 hours and could be presented afterwards to the magistrates to be charged. A former minister and close ally of Sarkozy, Brice Hortefeux, was also being questioned by police on Tuesday morning in relation to the Libya investigation, a source close to the investigation told Reuters. Read More »

All 66 People Killed After Plane Crashes In Iran


The Irna news agency reported on Sunday night that one passenger had actually missed the flight, bringing the likely death toll to 65. The ATR-72 aircraft disappeared from radar at around nine o'clock local time, around an hour after it took off from Tehran . Read More »

Merkel to congratulate Putin on election victory soon, her spokesman says


Putin, 65, won a record fourth term to extend his 18-year-rule until 2024 with nearly 77 percent of the vote, the highest ever score in a Russian presidential election, according to near-final results. The 57-nation Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, which deployed more than 500 observers to monitor the election, will issue its findings later on Monday. Read More »

Egypt Military Says 36 Suspected Militants Killed In Sinai


As a result of the military operation, "an officer and three conscripts were killed", the statement said. The operation targets "terrorist and criminal elements and organisations" in northern and central Sinai , as well as parts of the Nile Delta and the Western Desert, the army said at the start of the operation. Read More »

The Last Male Northern White Rhino In The World Has Died


Sudan , the world's last male northern white rhino died after " age-related complications ", researchers announced Tuesday. After all attempts at getting him to mate naturally failed, conservationists a year ago put Sudan on the dating app, Tinder , hoping to raise enough money to pay $9 million fertility treatment. Read More »

Engine failure forces Ivanka, Jared's helicopter to return to airport


The sources could not say why the couple were flying to NY via a helicopter instead of a plane. After the helicopter returned to Ronald Reagan Airport, Ivanka and Jared booked a new flight to NY with a commercial airline. A member of their security detail was also on the flight, the report stated. On Monday, Ivanka and Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds will travel to Iowa to promote workforce development. Read More »

Cavium Inc (CAVM) Position Reduced by Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc

The stock decreased 0.50% or $0.44 during the last trading session, reaching $86.75. About 479,424 shares traded. Cavium, Inc . (NASDAQ:CAVM) has risen 55.16% since March 16, 2017 and is uptrending. The stock of SINA Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA) earned "Buy" rating by CLSA on Wednesday, February 14. On Monday, July 10 the stock rating was upgraded by Jefferies to "Buy". Read More »

Is Buying Aar Corp (NYSE:AIR) Here Good Idea?

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has declined 0.52% since March 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 29.32% the S&P500. BMO Capital Markets reissued a "hold" rating and issued a $50.00 price target on shares of Sealed Air in a report on Thursday, January 25th. Read More »

Smriti flays Rahul for his remarks on GST


The World Bank's report 'India Development Update: India's Growth Story' released on March 14 notes that the "historic GST has harmonized tax rates across states and goods and services, has potential to boost interstate trade, formalize the economy, and improve the tax base". Read More »

Mumbai train services hit as students block railway tracks, demand jobs


Students are shouting against Government with their slogans,"We want One-time settlement". The protests were carried out by activists of the All India Act Apprentice Association (AAAAA). Reports suggest around 30 trains have been cancelled. Meanwhile, in an attempt to restore normalcy, the local police had to resort to a mild lathi-charge to disrupt the protestors. Read More »

Italy seizes migrant rescue ship: NGO


Founder of Proactive Open Arms, Oscar Camps, told Catalunya Radio the ship was under "preventative detention" in Pozzallo and confirmed that Italian police had taken the ship's captain, Marc Reig, and the head of Proactive Open Arms on the boat to a local police station on Sunday. Read More »

Cirque du Soleil performer dies after fall at Florida show


Yann Arnaud, a 38-year-old performer in Cirque Du Soleil's VOLTA , fell onto the stage after his hand slipped during a routine on the double rings. "Yann had been with us for over 15 years and was loved by all who had the chance to know him", the company's president and chief executive Daniel Lamarre said. Read More »

Hamas 'behind' attack on Palestinian PM: Abbas


Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday called the USA ambassador to Israel a "son of a dog" because of his support for Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank. Abbas had previously said Hamas was responsible as it controls security in the Palestinian enclave, but yesterday evening said it was "behind the attack". Read More »

EU, Britain reach Brexit transition deal ahead of EU summit


Former British diplomat Jonathan Powell, who worked on the negotiations that led to the return of Hong Kong to China, was also involved in the Belfast peace agreement. According to the MigrationWatch think-tank it could mean an additional million new arrivals. Brexiteers were disappointed that Britain would not regain control over its fisheries during the transition. Read More »

Putin wins landslide election, securing 75pc of votes


German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said: "We certainly can not talk in all respects about a fair political contest as we know it". Some Russians have reported being pressured by employers to show up and vote. "On the day of pre-election silence and the day of vote any election campaigning is inadmissible", she said. "I hope and wish that we will be able to counteract the estrangement on our continent, and between the people of Russian Federation and Germany, and that you will use your new ... Read More »

What's next for Putin - president for life?


The countries have developed a mechanism whereby both sides are aware of the other's movements in Syria, a mechanism of so-called "deconfliction" created to avoid accidents between the two parts. It was always known Mr Putin would become Russia's President for a fourth (and last?) term, till 2024. Instead, seven obscure opposition candidates gave the presidential plebiscite a respectable veneer without actually providing a legitimate choice. Read More »