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Sanders goes on offensive defending credibility after report

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Sanders told Fox News host Sean Hannity on Thursday night that she was wrong to use the word "countless", but did say it was "not untrue" that "a number of current and former Federal Bureau of Investigation agents agreed with the president" about Comey while referring to him as a "disgraced leaker". Read More »

Woman killed in Northern Ireland 'terrorist incident'

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It happened as police came under attack. Police said McKee was hit when a gunman opened fire in the direction of officers. It is 21 years since the Good Friday Agreement but the Foyle Assembly member said people had become far too casual about the risk posed by political vacuum. Read More »

Large Sums Of Cash Found In Al-Bashir's Home

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Burhan said a team of police, army and security agents found a cash haul including €7-million, $350 000 and five billion Sudanese pounds ($105-million) during a search at Bashir's home. He said that since the ouster of Bashir, the military council has held two rounds of talks with the protest leaders. "We agreed to continue negotiations to reach a solution that satisfies both the sides, so that the transfer of power will happen in a peaceful way". Read More »

More Than 750 Arrested At Climate Change Protests In London

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At least two members of the Sheffield branch of climate campaign group Extinction Rebellion have been arrested as protests continue in London . The far-left environmentalist group - which wants to halt all greenhouse gas emissions in six years, hand over political decision making to a "citizens' assembly" devoted to climate justice, and for the government to declare an "ecological emergency" - also used the church's toilets, showers, and kitchen, and accessed the church's electricity ... Read More »

News Read Robert Mueller's full report here, minus the redactions of course

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The chair of the House Judiciary Committee held a Thursday afternoon press conference following the public release of a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report . Flynn tasked multiple people with carrying out Trump's wishes, including Barbara Ledeen, wife of former government-security consultant and prominent neoconservative Michael Ledeen, as well as investment adviser and Republican activist Peter Smith. Read More »

Sarah Sanders reiterates Comey claims despite admitting to lying

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Trump continued to insist that the 448-page report cleared him of any wrongdoing. Sanders stood by her claim, despite admitting to Mueller that it was " not founded on anything ". When Trump's lawyer, Michael Cohen, privately pointed out that the denial was untrue, the future president said "why mention it if it is not a deal?" the report said. Read More »

Mali prime minister, government resign over Fulani killings

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Lawmakers of the ruling and opposition parties had a submitted a no confidence motion against the government on Wednesday. In an address Tuesday, Keita said he had "heard all the anger, decoded all the signals, understood all the messages" from around the country. Read More »

At least 42 dead in Sri Lanka church, hotel blasts, say police

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In just one church, St. Sebastian's in Katuwapitiya, north of Colombo , more than 50 people had been killed, a police official said, with pictures showing bodies on the ground, blood on the pews and a destroyed roof. He said he had been to two of the attacked hotels and was at the scene at St Anthony's Shrine and described "horrible scenes". He said a number of injured were carried in ambulances. Read More »

Paris Police Fire Tear Gas As Yellow Vest Protests Escalate

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Security was extra-high in Paris as authorities braced for resurgent yellow vest anger. Though all French polls show that Macron's popularity has remain depressed since a tax rise on retirees previous year, they suggest his party may be ahead in May 26 European Parliament elections, with the far-right party of Marine Le Pen, the National Rally, not far behind. Read More »

Independence of judiciary under threat, says CJI Ranjan Gogoi

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Gogoi said that since he was to hear important cases next week, this was an attempt to dissuade him from hearing the important matters. I will not give in. Justice Gogoi along with Justices J Chelameswar, Kurian Joseph and M B Lokur, all three since retired, held the press conference, virtually revolting against then Chief Justice Dipak Misra by levelling a litany of allegations. Read More »

N.Korea didn’t test ballistic missile

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He did not directly answer a question on whether the weapon was a new capability. "Also there's no change to our posture or to our operations", he said. News of Wednesday's test raised concerns around the world due to the fact that Pyongyang announced last month that it was considering breaking off negotiations with Washington and resuming its ballistic missiles tests after 15 months. Read More »

Mike Huckabee, CNN Analyst Clash Over Sarah Sanders

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I have to have security because of being called fake and all sorts of things from that White House. Sanders' claim on 10 May 2017, the day after Comey was sacked, that "countless members of the FBI " opposed Comey was "a slip of the tongue", Sanders told the special counsel's office in an interview past year. Read More »

Kansas zoo keeper hospitalized after attack by tiger

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Despite the attack, Wiley said there is no plan to euthanize the tiger, one among a rare, dwindling and endangered species. Police are investigating a report of a person attacked by a tiger at the Topeka Zoo. The site reports that Shawnee County Dispatch were called just after 9.30am local time following reports of a tiger attack. Zoo officials said they did not plan any repercussions for Sanjiv. Read More »

Only Congress can hold Trump accountable

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The tome runs to more than 400 pages. The report - which landed as the United States dives into the ferment of a bitter presidential campaign - supports Trump's repeated assertions that he never colluded with Russian intelligence efforts to tilt the 2016 election in his favor. Read More »

Zookeeper hospitalized after tiger attack at Topeka Zoo

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Sanjiv came to the Topeka Zoo in August 2017 from a zoo in Akron, Ohio. The zoo keeper was alert and awake when she was rushed to a hospital, where she was listed in stable condition, city of Topeka spokeswoman Molly Hadfield said. The keeper does regularly go into the enclosure to clean up after the tigers. "There really isn't a circumstance where they should have been in the same space, so there was some sort of error that occurred here", he said. Read More »

Teenage girl in Bangladesh burned alive after reporting sexual harassment

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Nusrat's funeral was attended by thousands, as her story gripped Bangladesh and activists across the country and the world demanded better treatment for victims of sexual violence. As her singed body was rushed to hospital, Rafi knew death coming so the fearless girl made a recording on her brother's phone, " The teacher touched me, I will fight this crime till my last breath ". Read More »

Mallory's 6AM Forecast - Beautiful Easter Weekend

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But even that is set to improve by Sunday , with the drizzle expected to stay offshore. After the tumultuous weather of Friday , this weekend is a breeze - somewhat literally today , despite relatively pleasant conditions otherwise. The most likely time frame is Saturday night and early Sunday - bringing rain to the end of Passover and start of Easter. Asda is expecting high sales of Easter eggs and legs of lamb to be joined by a jump in sales of barbecue food - including a run on ... Read More »

Democrats decline Barr's offer to view a less redacted Mueller report

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On the other hand, Mueller unearthed a slew of examples of Trump trying to put his thumb on the scales of the investigation - from ordering White House counsel Donald McGahn to fire Mueller (McGahn refused) to telling Attorney General Jeff Sessions to un-recuse himself in the Russian Federation probe (Sessions refused). Read More »

With Kim-Putin summit, Moscow eyes role in N. Korea

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The statement, carried on state media, demanded that Pompeo be replaced with someone who "is more careful and mature in communicating". Kim made the remarks while visiting with Wonhaeng, the president of South Korea's Jogye Order of Buddhism. Read More »

At least 28 dead as tourist bus overturns in Portugal

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An unknown number of German tourists were killed in the accident in Madeira. Mr Souza said: "I have no words to describe what happened". "We are shocked to learn about the tragic bus accident on Madeira". Images on Portuguese media showed an overturned white bus surrounded by firefighters. The Portuguese driver and guide both survived and have been taken to hospital. Read More »

Ukranian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky set to become president

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The first round took place on March 31 and saw Zelensky receiving 30.24% of the votes, nearly twice as much as Poroshenko, who got 15.95%. "The main thing is not to lose the country", Poroshenko said. "Never again. The atmosphere is just super", said Anya, a 25-year-old Zelenskiy supporter from the Poltava region. The two took the tests, but afterwards struggled to agree a date. Read More »

Severe thunderstorms possible Wednesday in far NW suburbs

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The storm is expected to move up the east coast Friday through the weekend and states from North Carolina to ME are under flood watches . "Storms will be moving very quickly today", the National Weather Service warns . Kenderick Magee, 24, was killed when his vehicle crashed during severe weather in Amite County on Thursday, CNN affiliate WLBT reported . Ahead of the severe weather set to make its way across the Northeast, Delta and United airlines are waiving their flight change ... Read More »

Trump Veto Proves U.S. Behind Yemen War: Houthi Rebels

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The resolution had aimed to end USA backing for a war that Democratic House speaker Nancy Pelosi labelled "a horrific humanitarian crisis", but Trump vetoed it, citing the security of Americans in the region. Yemen and Mexico are the only two countries to have been targeted by a Trump veto. With the resolution, members of Congress were acting on their concerns about the thousands of civilians killed in coalition airstrikes since the conflict began in 2014. Read More »

Ethiopia, Gambia most improved while Ghana falters in 2019 Press Freedom Index

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Greece and Croatia also climb the ranks of the Press Freedom Index in 2019. In Malaysia, the May 2018 ouster of the United Malays National Organization party, which anchored the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition, "blew fresh air through the ossified media and transformed the environment for journalists, propelling Malaysia to 123rd place", Reporters Without Borders said. Read More »

Quake of magnitude 6.1 hits east Taiwan

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The temblor was felt 75 miles away in Taipei where buildings shook violently and train service was temporarily suspended for about 20 minutes as a safety precaution, Taiwan News reported. Social media users posted photos of the glasses at a restaurant being shattered by the quake, and of the exterior tiles of a department store building falling. Read More »

Climate change activists take to streets in Dublin

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The reactive group announced they would demonstrate at Heathrow today, and some 20 young people have already turned up to the airport. Standing close to a tunnel which leads to terminals two and three, they unfurled a black banner with the message: "Are we the last generation?" London's police force urged the environmental activists to reconsider the plan, stating that the airport action could "cause further disruption and misery to thousands of travellers, many of them families, over ... Read More »

Mueller report finds 'no collusion by any American,' says William Barr

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Mueller reported that Trump had been agitated at the investigation from the start. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Barr had "thrown out his credibility & the DOJ's independence with his single-minded effort to protect" Trump. This is the end of my presidency. I'm f--ed, " Trump reportedly said. "Game Over", Trump tweeted immediately after Barr's news conference. But never meant to act on the request. Read More »

Indonesia's 'smooth' polls a beacon in sea of strongmen

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Twelve survey institutions have released their well-publicized quick count results and all consistently show that Jokowi and his running mate Ma'ruf Amin are leading with between 54 and 55 percent, while Prabowo and Sandiaga are trailing behind with between 44 and 45 percent. Read More »

Hurricane Michael gets an upgrade to rare Category 5 status

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Camille in 1969 along the Mississippi Gulf Coast and the Florida Keys Labor Day Hurricane in 1935 were the only other U.S. Category 5 landfalls on record. "It's a mess. But we are working diligently at getting ourselves cleaned up and being proactive and helping people get their feet back under them". Besides wind speed, atmospheric pressure is also used to measure storm intensity, with a lower central pressure generally meaning higher winds. Read More »