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U.S. Attorney General to release redacted Mueller report 'within a week'

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The chairman of a House appropriations subcommittee says it would be a serious blow to democracy if special counsel Robert Mueller's full report on the Russian Federation investigation is not fully made public. I had more than 48 hours, he countered, because it was clear for weeks before I received the report which way Mueller was leaning on collusion and obstruction. Read More »

US moves to put new tariffs on billions worth of EU imports

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His comments came a day after the U.S. Trade Representative proposed a list of EU products targeted for tariffs, ranging from large commercial aircraft to dairy products and wine, as retaliation for European aircraft subsidies. The EU and the U.S. appealed against that to the WTO Appellate Body, which last month echoed the 2017 finding, although it appeared to take a harsher line against the American side. Read More »

MPs and peers pass new law on blocking no-deal Brexit

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Seibert would not further comment on the German government's position regarding May's Friday proposal to delay Brexit until June 30 to avoid crashing out without a deal at the end of this week. After officials from the two sides met on Monday, the fresh round of talks will include Mrs May's defacto deputy, Cabinet Office Minister David Lidington, and Labour's shadow Brexit Secretary Sir Keir Starmer. Read More »

FDNY member among 4 Americans killed in Afghanistan explosion

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Prior to Monday's attack, there had been a total of four American troops killed in Afghanistan in 2019: Sgt. Cameron Meddock, Staff Sgt. Joshua Z. Beale, Spc. The Americans soldiers opened fire immediately after the convoy was bombed, said Abdul Shakor Qudosi, the district administrative chief in Bagram. Hundreds of heavily armed insurgents assaulted Bala Murghab last Thursday for the second time in a month and overran key parts of the district, including the police headquarters and main ... Read More »

Rwanda Honours Those Killed in Genocide 25 Years Ago

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Some of the activities lined up for the event include the Kigali Genocide Memorial, the Wreaths laying ceremony and Lighting of the Flame by the President of the Republic of Rwanda and Special Guests. For many survivors, forgiveness remains hard when the bodies of their loved ones have not been found and many killers are still free. Among those attending were leaders of various African nations, European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker and Cherie Blair - wife of former prime ... Read More »

German official demands Brexit progress as May seeks delay

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May will travel to Paris later Tuesday to meet French President Emmanuel Macron. As a result of the law, the government now must put forward a motion in parliament on Tuesday setting out the delay that it will request at an European Union summit on Wednesday . Read More »

Trump Not Ruling Out Restarting Family Separations

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Trump will be on his third secretary of homeland security in that period, which Tenpas says is "record breaking". The Secret Service also came under scrutiny last week after a Chinese woman carrying electronic devices bluffed her way through security checks at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. Read More »

Sudanese Forces Fire Tear Gas At Protesters Demanding President al-Bashir's Resignation

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The Sudanese group spearheading months-long protests against President Omar al-Bashir's rule Monday called on the army to hold direct talks with demonstrators about forming a transitional government. Information Minister Hassan Ismail, who is a spokesman for the government, has contradicted the reports about the splintering. Since protests erupted across Sudan in December, agents of the powerful National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) and riot police have cracked down on ... Read More »

Dubai: Daughter of Facebook 'horse' insult woman makes plea

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Laleh Sharavesh, 55, from Surrey, England, faces up to two years in jail after she was detained along with her daughter Paris, 14, when they arrived in the United Arab Emirates last month for her ex's funeral. Ms Hammadi told the Evening Standard she had been "suffering in silence", as Ms Shahravesh abused her for more than a year. Ms Stirling is calling on British officials to warn Britons about defamation and UAE's cybercrime laws. Read More »

British PM Theresa May issues 'stark' warning of no Brexit at all

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Some Tories have criticised the PM for seeking Labour's help on her deal. There is now very little sign that May will travel to next week's emergency European council summit with the coherent plan the EU says will be necessary to grant the United Kingdom a further delay to Brexit , which is now scheduled to happen on Friday. Read More »

US Homeland Security chief Nielsen resigns amid border turmoil

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In a tweet , the president thanked her for her service and said she would be temporarily replaced by Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan . I think that's not what she'll be known for. She's in her mid-40s. Bad Look: All 14 members of Baltimore's City Council want their mayor Catherine Pugh to step down for using her position and power to sell a series of children's books. Read More »

Convoy targeted at U.S. base in Afghanistan: Afghan officials

In their claim of responsibility, the Taliban said they launched the attack and that one of their suicide bombers detonated his explosives-laden vehicle near the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation base. He said that a timeline for the withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan should be finalized and then the Taliban and the Afghan government should enter into face-to-face talks. Read More »

Secret Service director to leave Trump administration, sources say

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Dozens of top officials have exited the Trump administration since 2017. The Secret Service is responsible for protecting senior USA officials including the president and vice president, former presidents and visiting heads of state. Last week, Mr Trump said he "could not be happier" with the Secret Service. "Very happy with them". One anonymous official tells CNN that the Trump White House is undergoing something close to a full cleansing of people working at important national security ... Read More »

U.S. tourist freed in Uganda, conflicting reports over ransom

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A ransom was paid by Wild Frontiers, the safari company she was travelling with, after days of intense negotiations with the kidnappers, the reports said. "Otherwise she wouldn't be back", the official said, speaking anonymously. Queen Elizabeth park is about 150 kilometres (90 miles) north of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, famous for gorilla trekking. Read More »

Iran floods kill 70, thousands evacuated | newkerala.com #123832

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The transit road to the border passes through lands surrounding Karkheh River that is expected to carry floodwaters as authorities ordered an emergency discharge in its dam to alleviate water pressure. "It seems the U.S. Secretary of State is unaware of the mismanagement of natural disasters in the U.S. over the past two years, and hence opines - in an unprofessional, interventionist and demagogic manner - on Iran's management of the horrific and unprecedented floods which simultaneously ... Read More »

Trump, Pence Make Strong Push for Jewish Support in 2020

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President Donald Trump is hearing chants of "four more years" from members of the Republican Jewish Coalition after detailing his decision to move the U.S. He touted his decision to withdraw from the "disastrous" Iran nuclear deal, telling the crowd, "They wanted to kill Israel". This recognition at the end of March during a ceremony at the White House was seen as a boost by Trump for Netanyahu, who has been in power for a decade. Read More »

U.S. targets Cuba's oil supply from Venezuela in new sanctions

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Speaking Friday at Rice University in Texas , Pence said the 34 vessels are all owned or operated by PDVSA, Venezuela's state-owned oil company. US President Donald Trump, with Vice President Mike Pence , speaks about the economy on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC. Read More »

Bernie Sanders: Felons Should Be Allowed to Vote While Serving Prison Time

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During a campaign stop in Iowa, the Independent senator from Vermont was asked about his position on imprisoned people participating in political elections. "This means more to me than you know", he told her, before making a request of his own. If your point is, open the borders, my god, there's a lot of poverty in this world and you're going to have people from all over the world, and I don't think that is something we can do at this point. Read More »

Trump to skip correspondents dinner again

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And honestly I don't know if anyone really wants to watch him eat, so I think it's for the best probably. Trump has never attended the dinner while in office, choosing to hold campaign rallies instead. The association made a decision to shift to a featured speaker instead of a comic after a sharply anti-Trump performance previous year by comedian Michelle Wolf that some thought was too pointed against White House press secretary Sarah Sanders and other White House staff. Read More »

United Kingdom issues passports without ‘European Union’ on cover

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Further talks are expected this week after the prime minister earlier warned Brexit could "slip through our fingers" unless an agreement could be reached. "If the United Kingdom were to commit to remaining in the customs union, it would make a total and utter nonsense of the referendum result", he said. Read More »

Kirstjen Nielsen, Department of Homeland Security Secretary, is resigning from her position

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Nielsen was accused last month of misleading Congress by the chairman of the House Committee of Homeland Security after she claimed under oath that migrant children were not being detained in "cages". "I hope that the next Secretary will have the support of Congress and the courts in fixing the laws that have impeded our ability to fully secure America's borders and have contributed to discord in our nation's discourse". Read More »

FINALLY IT’S COMING! PM Narendra Modi To Hit Theatres On April 11

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Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday took a swipe at the Prime Minister over the Rafale deal, saying Narendra Modi can not hide and "karma is about to catch up with you". Tripura and Manipur , ruled by the BJP, account for two Lok Sabha seats each. Highlighting the BJP's performance and initiatives for the all round development of tribals, remote and rural areas and workers of the unorganised sector, the PM said wherever the Left parties ruled they prompted political violence. Read More »

American tourist and driver abducted in Uganda rescued

Bashir Hangi, the spokesperson for the Uganda Wildlife Authority, acknowledged the kidnapping could hurt the tourism industry but said tourists need to be cautious when traveling in national parks. Martin Julius and his wife Barbel were said to be on a Wild Frontiers Safari tour and alerted a manager when they were abandoned in the ambush. Government spokesman Ofwono Opondo wrote on Twitter that Endicott and Jean-Paul, were rescued "by Uganda security forces in the DRC". Read More »

Mental health assessment ordered for Christchurch accused

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If convicted, Tarrant will be sentenced with life imprisonment without parole, and a confirmation that he is one among the deadliest white-nationalist-inspired mass murderers in recent years. He is due to appear via video link during a brief hearing on Friday, and won't be required to enter a plea. In the aftermath of the deadly 15 March 2019 attack on several Christchurch mosques that left 50 people dead the New Zealand government made a decision to change the country's gun laws . Read More »

Saudi Arabia arrests more activists, including 2 US citizens

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Those arrested are reportedly not frontline activists, but intellectuals and writers who discussed reform, the Washington Post reported, citing three people briefed on the arrests. The group loosely had ties to one another, some as friends and others through intellectual circles, including with Saudi activists living overseas. Those arrested include: Khadijah al-Harbi, a feminist writer who is pregnant; her husband Thumar al-Marzouqi, also a writer; Mohammed al-Sadiq and Abdullah ... Read More »

Clashing with police: Fresh tensions at migrant camp in northern Greece

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In Athens, a group of about 50 migrants squatted on the tracks of the capital's main railway station shouting "Germany!" and "Open the borders". Several migrants, including children, have fainted amid the clouds of tear gas on Saturday. Athens' Larisis Station has been brought to a standstill with all services in and out suspended due to a sit-down protest by a group of migrants seeking passage to the Greek border. Read More »

USA revokes ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda's Visa

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Bensouda is expected to brief the Security Council next month on her investigations in Libya. A 2016 report from the ICC said there was a reasonable basis to believe the USA military had committed torture at secret detention sites in Afghanistan operated by the Central Intelligence Agency, and that the Afghan government and the Taliban had committed war crimes. Read More »