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Hillary Clinton’s op-ed on the Mueller report was spot on

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Mueller receives positive marks from both Democrats and Republicans , with 53 percent of Democrats, 56 percent of Republicans and 51 percent of independents saying they believed the report was fair and evenhanded. According to The Hill: "Fifty-four percent said they believed the summary was "largely accurate", while 46 percent said it was "largely inaccurate." President Trump has repeatedly declared he achieved "complete and total exoneration " in its findings and is now vowing to ... Read More »

Canada braces for more rain after spring floods

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Ford said that when you see the affected people face-to-face, it "just rips your heart out". Water at the Chute-Bell dam has reached levels expected once every 1,000 years, but Hydro-Quebec said it's confident the structure is solid. In southern Manitoba, the rising Red River has forced some road closures and a small number of evacuations but earlier predictions for major flooding between the USA border and Winnipeg haven't come to pass. Read More »

PepsiCo sues small farmers in India over potatoes for Lays chips

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PepsiCo had earlier sued 8 farmers in Aravalli district over the patent issue and the case is still under hearing in a district court in Modasa. PepsiCo said the farmers had been found to be growing without the company's permission a variety of potatoes for which it owns the trademark and uses to manufacture its Lays brand of chips. Read More »

Trump says Japan trade talks coming along 'very nicely'

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Trump said Japan was buying a "tremendous amount" of military equipment from the United States , and Washington is pressing Tokyo to get rid of its agricultural tariffs. Mr Abe corrected him afterward, saying that Japan put no tariffs on American cars but the USA had in contrast put a 2.5 per cent tariff on Japanese automobiles. Read More »

Extremists In Sri Lanka Add 15 More To Country’s Death Toll

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The police said over 100 suspects had been arrested so far and a massive search operation was underway to detain more suspects, linked to the NTJ and other radical groups operating in the country. The U.S. Embassy in Colombo urged people to "remain vigilant and avoid large crowds", on its official Twitter account. President Maithripala Sirisena said about 140 people had been identified as having links to the Islamic State group. Read More »

Rain, snow possible Saturday night in metro Detroit

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The National Weather Service is calling for 1 to 3 inches of snow to fall along with rain mixed in Sunday morning generally north of the I-96 corridor. Some of this moisture will interact with just enough cold air to bring snow across parts of the Midwest and through the Great Lakes this weekend. Some small, isolated areas could pick up 4 inches of snow with light slushy accumulation on roadways if conditions are favorable, according to the National Weather Service. Read More »

No money paid to North Korea for USA student Otto Warmbier

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He died shortly after returning to the USA after spending 17 months in a Pyongyang prison. But the Trump administration has refuted this report. He had been seized from a tour group while visiting North Korea in January 2016 and convicted on charges of trying to steal a propaganda poster and sentenced to 15 years of hard labor. Read More »

Crane collapse: four killed in Seattle as cars are crushed

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A spokesman from the Seattle Fire Department tells the Seattle Times that four people were dead by the time firefighters arrived. Damaging winds toppled a construction crane in downtown Seattle, killing four and injuring four others in busy streets below. Read More »

Shooting at Poway synagogue leaves one dead, person detained for questioning

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There was no known threat after a man was detained in the shooting at the Chabad of Poway , but authorities boosted patrols at places of worship as a precaution, San Diego Police Chief David Nisleit said. The synagogue was hosting its Passover dinner celebration when the attack occurred. A suspect has been arrested and injuries have been reported. Deputies have advised any and all residents to continue to avoid the area as the sheriff's office continues to investigate. Read More »

FBI, IRS raid Baltimore Mayor's homes, City Hall

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A cursory listen to Baltimore's talk radio proves she still has supporters who cite accomplishments over her career as a state lawmaker and city leader or theorize that the African American mayor is being targeted for embarrassment. The "court-authorized search warrants" were also executed at the Maryland Center for Adult Training . Federal Bureau of Investigation and tax agents also searched city hall and a training centre associated with Ms Pugh on Thursday. Read More »

US Navy to formalize UFO reporting procedures: what does this mean?

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As The Post's Joby Warrick reported, the investigation ranged from "advanced aircraft fielded by traditional US adversaries to commercial drones to possible alien encounters". Basically, the Navy wants to create a formal process for pilots and other personnel to report flying objects they can't explain so that someone can investigate. Read More »

Investigation clears acting defense chief

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The decision potentially opens the door for U.S. President Donald Trump to formally nominate Shanahan to be defense secretary. # p #3_10 # ad skipped = NULL #. "General Hyten told us that Mr. Shanahan said, 'Stop". Specifically, Shanahan did not "repeatedly dump" on Lockheed Martin's F-35 aircraft in meetings as alleged and did not pressure the Air Force to accept Boeing's KC-46 delivery. Read More »

Terror arrest clouds Anzac Day services

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New Zealand says it has no evidence of a link. "Our heroes don't just belong to the past, they live with us today", Morrison said. "The 20,000 Australians and 8,500 New Zealanders force suffered for months of standoff which resulted to 8,500 and 2,721 casualties, respectively". Read More »

Moving to impeach Trump would only make him stronger

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There's really no doubt that Mueller's finding of no collusion and Barr's finding of no obstruction has taken the wind out of the left's sails on ousting Trump before 2020. They do not believe the Mueller report clears the president of wrongdoing. The very tax forms that Trump has promised to cough up after his audit is over are also the subject of a subpoena, this time by the House Ways and Means Committee. Read More »

Air India’s operations hit globally due to technical glitch

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Air India spokesperson said, "SITA server is down". Due to a breakdown in the server system flights were affected all over the world. Our technical teams were on work to restore the system, the airline spokesperson had said. 21 worldwide flights delayed by over 100 minutesClose to 70 flights were affected due to the server shutdown. "The system has been restored". National carrier Air India expects operations to normalise by Saturday night after its flights were delayed due to a software ... Read More »

In rare move, French warship passes through Taiwan Strait

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American allies such as France, Australia and Britain have been increasing their presence in the region, just as the US Navy is stepping up its "freedom of navigation operation" missions near Chinese island holdings, enraging Beijing . North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ships navigating through the strait between mainland China and the self-ruled island has been a source of tension with Beijing for quite a while. Read More »

Don Beyer gives Pete Buttigieg his 1st endorsement from member of Congress

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Buttigieg said Scripture allows for different interpretations but there's one thing that people of faith from across the political spectrum can agree on. "I do not think evangelicals (of any race) are ready yet for a gay president and few of them will vote Democratic, so in some ways the point is (moot)", he said in an email. Read More »

London climate protesters say they will end their blockades

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Over the next 11 days activists glued themselves to and sat on top of trains on London's light railway, marched on Heathrow Airport, staged " die-ins ", glued themselves to the entrance of the London Stock Exchange and chained themselves to Jeremy Corbyn's home . Read More »

'Lyra's death must not be in vain': Stormont deadlock talks to begin

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Add United Kingdom as an interest to stay up to date on the latest United Kingdom news, video, and analysis from ABC News. In a joint statement , Prime Minister Theresa May and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar called for "new thinking" to break the deadlock between political parties in Northern Ireland . Read More »

Israelis in Sri Lanka advised to avoid churches, tourist sites

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The television channel News 1st reported that the number of people detained in connection with the bombings in Sri Lanka has risen to 13. INDIA: Indian officials say eight Indians died in the attacks. The U.S. said "several" Americans were among the dead, while Britain, India , China , Japan and Portugal said they, too, lost citizens. FILE - In this August 21, 2017 file photo, Danish billionaire and owner of fashion business Bestseller Anders Holch Povelsen, in Aarhus, Denmark . Read More »

Sri Lankan President Sirisena visits St Sebastian's Church; assures action

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Lakshman Kiriella, leader of parliament and an ally of the prime minister, said:"Information was there but the top brass security officials did not take appropriate actions". One of the additional suicide bombers was the wife of another bomber, Gunasekara said. Police on Thursday arrested another 16 people in connection with the series of bombings. Read More »

Judge charged with helping illegal immigrant escape ICE officer in courtroom

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Richmond Joseph and former court officer Wesley MacGregor were charged with obstruction of justice based on accusations that they schemed to let the man escape after a hearing past year on charges that included drug possession. The Dominican man had twice been deported and had been barred from entering the us until 2027, prosecutors say. ICE issued an order for a federal immigration detainer and sent an officer to the courthouse. Read More »

$5 million bond set for each parent in murder of Illinois boy

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A pathologist found he died from head trauma caused by blunt force injuries, according to a coroner's report. McHenry County Judge Mark Gerhardt set their bond at $ 5 million each . The allegations were determined to be unfounded in both cases, Strokosch said. In that instance, the child was taken from her mother previous year during a DCFS child abuse investigation and placed in foster care but returned to the mother last August. Read More »

Trump Shows NRA He's Taking US Off Arms Trade Treaty

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He paused onstage to sign a paper he said would nullify Barack Obama's signature agreeing to the treaty, per NPR , then threw the pen into the crowd. The NRA has long opposed the treaty which regulates the $70bn business in conventional arms and seeks to keep weapons out of the hands of human rights abusers. Read More »

'Fake Heiress' of New York Anna Sorokin found guilty of $200,000 fraud

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Anna Sorokin found her mark, and her marks, in the elite corners of Manhattan, and for years crafted an elaborate backstory of a wealthy German heiress worth tens of millions. Anna had to kick down the door to get her chance at life. She was denied the loan but persuaded one bank to lend her $100,000 she failed to repay. Sorokin's attorney Todd Spodek said his client was not guilty of any crimes because she planned to pay everybody back. Read More »

Another tourist falls to her death at Grand Canyon

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Park officials used a helicopter to retrieve the woman's body. A view from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona in 2012. On April 3, a bystander informed the park rangers that a man had fallen over the canyon rim. He was trying to take a photo at Grand Canyon West's Eagle Point - close to the Skywalk located on the Hualapai Reservation outside the park - when he stumbled and fell. Read More »

Strong winds expected amid Storm Hannah arrival

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Gusts of 110 to 130 km/h are expected. Tipperary County Council would advise the public to heed Met Éireann weather warnings and to take extreme caution over this period, which may have the potential of turning into a RED wind warning. A forecaster warned that people should be "prepared for possible disruption and power outages". However, forecasts show the region will feel the tail end of the storm with heavy rain and wind expected from Saturday as the storm moves across. Read More »

Maria Butina: Russian agent sentenced to 18 months in prison

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Addressing the court prior to her sentencing, Butina reaffirmed her cooperation with the us government and said she was unaware she needed to register under the Foreign Agents Registration Act. She was in the United States on a student visa and, at the behest of Kremlin insider Alexander Torshin , worked to "establish unofficial lines of communication with Americans having power and influence over USA politics", she has admitted , along with help from her boyfriend, republican Paul ... Read More »

Madras High Court overturns TikTok ban: Here’s what happened in the court

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Earlier this month, the state court urged the central government to prohibit new TikTok downloads , saying the app "encourages pornography " and "the future of the youngsters and mindset of the children are spoiled". This information was shared via an affidavit by TikTok as well. He said Indonesia and Bangladesh have already banned the app, and the PIL said children who used the application were vulnerable and may get exposed to sexual predators. Read More »

At Bihar Rally, Rahul Gandhi Calls Namesake On Stage, Crowd Cheers On

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Priyanka said Modi was a grassroots leader, but after becoming the prime minister, he lost touch with the people, which, according to her, had "paralysed policy-making". India is not a banana republic. The Union Minister's comments came hours after Congress announced Ajay Rai as its candidate from Varanasi . "There is one additional point that this episode established". Read More »

US regrets Afghan civilian deaths says answer is peace

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It is the first tally since records began that shows pro-government forces have killed more civilians than insurgents have, though insurgents were responsible for more than twice as many injuries as were pro-government forces. In the first quarter of 2018, UNAMA documented 2,305 civilian casualties (799 deaths and 1,506 injured), including 609 child casualties (176 deaths and 433 injured), the report says. Read More »

Multiple explosions at Tata Steel plant in United Kingdom, 2 Injured

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Two people have suffered injuries after an "explosion" rocked the UK's largest steelworks causing a fire to break out. Another wrote: "Port Talbot, that was the loudest thing I've ever heard". I went to the window and could see the results of the first explosion, then I called my partner and saw the other two. " A full investigation has begun ". Read More »

Canadian privacy watchdog takes Facebook to court over privacy failures

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In the wake of that finding , Canada's OPC recommended that Facebook submit to regular OPC audits to ensure that the company had changed its ways, but Facebook nixed the idea. The investigation - launched in March 2018 - found that Facebook had failed to obtain valid and meaningful consent from users and their online friends, the privacy commissioner's office said in the report released on Thursday. Read More »