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Parents of Alfie Evans suffer new defeat in battle for treatment overseas

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Lord Justcie Davis, Lady Justice Kin and Lord Justice Moylan on Monday ruled against the parents at the hearing in London. Alfie Evans has been battling an un-diagnosed degenerative brain disease. "We will never give up on you Alfie". Police are now entering Alder Hey hospital as a crowd of protesters gathers outside chanting "save Alfie Evans!" The parents lost their bid to allow Alfie to be taken overseas for treatment. Read More »

Michael Avenatti Just Went Nuclear on 'Radioactive' Michael Cohen

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Prosecutors have asked that the seized documents be reviewed for attorney-client privilege by a "filter team" of lawyers within their own office, who would be walled off from the main prosecution team. Court papers filed by Robert Khuzami, the deputy U.S. attorney in Manhattan, are redacted making it unclear the alleged criminal conduct for which the 51-year-old Cohen is being investigated. Read More »

PM leaves for five-day visit to Sweden, UK, Germany

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The Prime Minister will also inaugurate the first phase of the state government's Bastar Net Project, which aims at expanding the reach of the Internet to the remote villages of the division. The event, billed as the centrepiece of the "Living Bridge" theme of the India-UK bilateral visit, will involve PM Modi addressing questions from across the world which have already been received via social media and some via live video link. Read More »

Star Stormy Daniels to Wait Trump lawyer's hearing

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Trump biographer Tim O'Brien said Cohen wasn't the biggest fish in the Trump Organization, and he identified two company officials whose activity could also fall under investigation . In them, they found that Cohen had done "little to no legal work, and that zero emails were exchanged with President Trump ". Judge Wood said that if Cohen wanted the court to declare that some of his files were protected because of attorney confidentiality rules, he would have to divulge the name of his ... Read More »

Sussex weather forecast for the week ahead

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The Lake of the Ozarks will be a bit warmer, reaching the lower 70s as the warmer air moves in with easterly winds at 6-10 miles per hour. Wednesday: Few more clouds, little less wind, still breezy... The next system arrives later Wednesday. With warm air coming in on that south wind and plenty of sunshine, highs soar into the upper 70's! The low tomorrow night is 43 degrees. Read More »

Syria: missiles fired at air base near Homs

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The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based war monitor, reported that big explosions were heard near Shayrat airbase and two other airbases near Damascus. Shayrat air base was targeted by USA forces in 2017 after a suspected chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun that Washington blamed on the Syrian government. Read More »

Tax Day 2018: Where you can cash in on freebies and deals

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Any tax liability is still due by the April 17 deadline. Kona Ice: Has free shaved ice for you, come Tuesday. Also, you all may be are wondering then why the Tax day 2018 isn't on 16 April then you all should know that on 16 April whole nation celebrates Emancipation Day to mark the date that President Abraham Lincoln freed slaves there in 1862. Read More »

Lookout for Intraday Move - Southwest Airlines Co., (NYSE: LUV)

At the moment, stock is trading at $55.07. About 15.88 million shares traded or 24.40% up from the average. Southwest Airlines Co. ( LUV ) now has a Return on Assets (ROA) value of 14.4 Percent. Since October 27, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Southwest Airlines has 17 analyst reports. Cahill Advisors holds 0.23% in Southwest Airlines Co . Read More »

Nick Saban, Alabama Reportedly Blocked from Hiring Hugh Freeze by SEC

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Nick Saban tried to hire former Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze for the Alabama coaching staff earlier this offseason, but the addition never materialized. As part of the NCAA's punishment of the Ole Miss program, Freeze must serve a two-game suspension if any school hires him as a head coach before November 30, 2018, but he doesn't have to serve any suspension if he's hired as an assistant. Read More »

IPL 2018, KKR vs DD: Hits and Misses

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Robin Uthappa and Chris Lynn then went after bowlers especially Shahbaz Nadeem, who was taking the beating from Uthappa. Opener Chris Lynn, the third wicket to fall, also scored a decent 31 in 29 balls. But before he could form another partnership, Tom Curran grabbed Rahul Tewatia's wicket in the 10th over. Even more so when Shivam Mavi dropped his catch in the 11th over, with the ball going on to become a six. Read More »

Jason Roy delivers match-winning innings for Delhi Daredevils

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The evening started on a good note for Delhi Daredevils when they won the toss and elected to field. Mumbai Indians locked horns with Delhi Daredevils at home and needed a win after losing the first two games to CSK and SRH. Included in the side at the expense of Colin Munro , Roy showed how valuable he can be with a sizzling display during the chase. Kolkata was 52-1 in seven overs when rain stopped play for an hour. Read More »

Theresa May faces grilling from MPs after launching airstrikes in Syria

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Although MPs may call for a substantive parliamentary vote on the action, the debate will only be accompanied by a neutral motion, such as "that the House has considered the matter of military action taken on 14 April ". Saying she had no doubt the "Syrian regime" was behind the April 7 gas attack which she called a "stain on humanity", May told lawmakers she had acted in the national interest . Read More »

US Is Considering New Economic Sanctions On Russia

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He didn't elaborate or name the state. Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke by phone with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, and they agreed the Western airstrikes were an "illegal action. Syria's civil war, which began as a popular uprising against Assad, is now in its eighth year. Inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) went to Syria last week to inspect the Douma site but have yet to gain access to the town, which is now under government control ... Read More »

Bombshell interview with Fmr. FBI Director Comey on President Trump

Stephanopoulos also asked Comey if he thinks the President has been compromised by the Russians. "These are more words I never thought I'd utter about a president of the United States, but it's possible ". He may be a witness for any charges of obstruction of justice under consideration by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller , who is investigating connections between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation. Read More »

New £60m government fund to tackle global plastic pollution

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Plastic pollution is on the agenda this week at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London , after the United Kingdom partnered with Pacific island nation Vanuatu to establish the Commonwealth Clean Oceans Alliance. Prof McGeehan said few could have predicted since plastics became popular in the 1960s that huge plastic waste patches would be found floating in oceans or washed up on once pristine beaches all over the world. Read More »

Former Mossad Chief: We're On a 'Collision Course with Iran

Asked who were the "chief financial beneficiaries" of the sanctions evasion scheme, prosecutors said , "First and foremost, the scheme benefited the Iranian government entities whose access to oil revenue and to the USA financial system was restricted under the sanctions laws". Read More »

Storm Irene to bring high winds and more rain

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Cloud will increase from the west bringing scattered outbreaks of rain to most parts during the afternoon and the remaining parts by nightfall. There will be showers during the day but also some good sunny spells. The Irish weather service has forecast temperatures as high as 18°C for Thursday , but it'll be wet and windy before then. Few of the showers may be heavy. Read More »

Chinese market opened up to Irish beef

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Deputy Kenny said, "The opening of the Chinese market is a positive move for Irish beef farmers and I congratulate those involved in negotiating it". CHINA has made the decision to open its markets to Irish beef following years of unsuccessful negotiations . Read More »

UN Security Council Refuses to Condemn US Attack on Syria

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Syria's Deputy Foreign Minister Fayssal Mikdad said Monday his country was ready to facilitate the OPCW team in any way to carry out its mission, the state-run SANA news agency reported , while Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov did not respond directly to CNN's question on whether Russian Federation had blocked the experts. Read More »

Trump says Comey and McCabe 'committed many crimes'

Days prior to the 2016 election, Comey sent a letter to Congress announcing his intention to reopen the investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails after discovering additional emails on the former Rep. "I don't remember spelling it out, but it had to have been that she's going to be elected president and if I hide this from the American people, she'll be illegitimate the moment she's elected, the moment this comes out", he said. Read More »

Haley: More sanctions against Russian Federation coming Monday

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In the fraught aftermath of the suspected attack in Douma and the West's response, Washington also prepared to increase pressure on Russia , Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's main ally, with new economic sanctions. Also under consideration are companies that sell helicopters to Russian Federation, sources familiar with the matter said. Mr Lavrov also questioned why the US, UK and France had carried out their retaliatory air strikes before OPCW inspectors were able to visit the site. Read More »

Oversight's Gowdy Backs Raid on President's Private Attorney

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The source declined to elaborate on Trump's thinking or to speculate on other possible personnel moves, but added that Trump had been focused nearly exclusively on Syria during the past week. "If you're upset with Rosenstein because he's slow-walking document production to Congress, take that up with him". "Does [Trump] have the power to get rid of Rod Rosenstein?" "I don't know what Mueller was supposed to do other than what he did". Read More »

James Comey describes Donald Trump as a 'stain' in long-awaited TV interview

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It would be something that ... is higher than all the normal fights about policy. Mueller is investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 United States election and any potential ties between Trump campaign and Russia. Asked whether Comey was a man of integrity, the Republican speaker said: "As far as I know", but added that he did not know him well. Comey will appear on other media outlets this week selling his salvation show book. Read More »

Government Watchdog Says EPA Broke Law With Pruitt Phone Booth

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The congressional notification requirement does not carry a penalty for the agency. Beyond that, the agency spent another almost $20,000 on concrete floor leveling, ceiling installation, painting and removal of closed-circuit television equipment to accommodate its installation. Read More »

Morning Bell: The politics of the teacher walkout

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It was only when legislators faced 10,000 teachers and state workers inside and outside the State Capitol building that they had the fear of God instilled in them. Teacher salaries are also about $7,000 below the national average, according to the Colorado School Finance Project. "She says that the movement this year in West Virginia gave them "...the guts to stand up for ourselves". Read More »

Calcutta High Court refuses plea against stay of panchayat election process

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Justice Talukdar, who ordered a stay on the elections after the state election commission's flip flop on the last date of nominations, will hear the matter at 2 pm on Tuesday. The respect towards the Indian Constitution has increased only with this order. "BJP leader Mukul Roy, said", This is the people's victory. I think the decision by the High Court to scrap the appeal of Trinamool Congress is in favour of the people of West Bengal. Read More »

3 officials resign in Kenya's electoral body over poll probe

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The electoral agency's top officials were divided over how best to conduct the 2017 elections and administrative issues regarding the procurement of voting materials. It is alleged that during the session to suspend Chiloba, the three commissioners who resigned on Monday walked out. Additionally the trio said the vote to send Chiloba packing was done while some of the commissioners were out of the country. Read More »

Former first lady Barbara Bush is in failing health

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She has had a series of recent hospitalizations, but the family did not provide details about her condition. The former First Lady announced through a family spokesperson Sunday that she is now focusing on "comfort care" and not seeking further medical treatment to extend her life. Read More »

China plans Taiwan Strait live-fire exercises amid tensions

China had hit back with tariffs on a wide variety of agricultural products such as soybean, corn, beef, orange juice and tobacco which are expected to hit American farmers. This is why the mid-term elections are so critical: to keep the GOP's control of the House, to enable Trump to continue to make America great again. Read More »

Sean Hannity unmasked as Trump lawyer's mystery client

Lawyers for Michael Cohen argued in court on Monday that they could not identify Hannity because he asked that his name not be disclosed in connection with an Federal Bureau of Investigation seizure of Cohen's files. Davidson also represented former adult film actress Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal, a former playmate. In a Monday morning filing, Cohen claimed only three legal clients since leaving his job at the Trump Organization in January 2017 and operating as a solo ... Read More »

Ant McPartlin has been sentenced after pleading guilty to drink-driving

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The other motorist involved in the collision claimed that the 42-year-old TV star's vehicle was coming round a corner like a "rocket". The statement said: "I appreciate people in the public eye should provide a positive example". "I know the consequences [of the crash] could have been much worse". He feels the guilt that is reflected in his plea'. It was reported Ant McPartlin "listened intently to impact statement of those he hit". Read More »

Man convicted of sexual assault on minor in name of witchcraft

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The man was convicted under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, and the court is yet to pronounce the quantum of punishment. Klinic Community Health Centre, Sage House at Mount Carmel Clinic and Heart Medicine Lodge at Ka Ni Kanichihk are all taking part in the program facilitated by the province of Manitoba. Read More »

Syria strikes' aim met, more possible if red line crossed

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On Saturday, France in coordination with the USA and the United Kingdom conducted a series of military strikes against the regime of Bashar al-Assad after it accused the latter of being responsible for the chemical weapons attack on Douma, Eastern Ghouta on April 7th. Read More »

Pak court bans airing 'contemptuous' speeches by Nawaz Sharif, Maryam

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The petitioners submitted that Sharif and his daughter had been severely criticizing the judiciary in their public speeches. Justice Mazahir Ali Naqvi, who headed a three-member full bench, also ruled that the court will personally monitor PEMRA's conduct in the next two weeks to see how it implements the court's order. Read More »