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Global Media Paul Ryan: Flynn's resignation was the 'right decision'
Author: 0 Paul Ryan: Flynn's resignation was the 'right decision'

These lies are important, and they make it clear that the White House's official story of how the administration handled Flynn's falsehoods about his contacts with the Russian government does not make sense. Yates-the acting attorney general who was sacked after refusing to defend Trump's Muslim ban in court, believing (correctly) that it was illegal-and a national security official eventually informed White House counsel Donald McGahn of the FBI's findings in late January .

Global Media Michael Flynn Has Trump's 'Full Confidence' Says Aide
Author: 0 Michael Flynn Has Trump's 'Full Confidence' Says Aide

Flynn's interview with Federal Bureau of Investigation came before then-acting Attorney General Sally Yates reached out to the White House on January 26 to alert the administration that the National Security Adviser may have misled officials about the nature of his conversations with Kislyak.

Author: 0 Oroville Dam crisis: 5 things to know for Tuesday

The fairgrounds have helped with donations and clothing, but some people have said there have been problems with a lack of cots and issues with restrooms. "I'm sad and hoping, crossing my fingers, that they can prevent the reservoir from failing", Stork stated. Engineers don't know what caused the cave-in, but a Department of Water Resources spokesman told the Associated Press it appears the dam's main spillway has stopped crumbling even though it's being used for water releases.

Global Media Start of Syria talks in Kazakh capital delayed one day
Author: 0 Start of Syria talks in Kazakh capital delayed one day

Moscow expects that the upcoming meeting on Syria in Kazakh capital Astana will boost a peace process in Geneva, a senior Russian diplomat said on Tuesday, APA reports quoting TASS. Jordan will also be represented by a "high level delegation" government spokesman Mohamed Momani said. The latest round follows a preliminary meeting last month that ended without a breakthrough in the almost six-year conflict, in which more than 310,000 people have died.

Global Media U.S. launches urgent evacuation around damaged Oroville Dam in California
Author: 0 U.S. launches urgent evacuation around damaged Oroville Dam in California

The city of Oroville is empty after an evacuation was ordered for communities downstream from the Lake Oroville Dam, in Oroville, California. The dam is just upstream and to the east of Oroville, a city of more than 16,260 people. When the main spillway started eroding, officials opened an emergency spillway that's never been used since the dam was built in the 1960's. For the first time ever, water began running over the emergency spillway around 8 am, on Saturday, February 11.

Author: 0 Peterson: Early missteps spell trouble for new Secretary of Education head DeVos

Superintendent Rick Seebeck of Gladwin Community Schools would welcome such a shift. They couldn't care less about the students. "I thought she was the least qualified nominee I've ever seen". "And we're eager to listen and learn from you your ideas for how we can ensure that all of our kids have an equal opportunity for a high-quality, great education and therefore an opportunity for the future", she said.

Author: 0 Australia, Sri Lanka discuss border protection, economy

A spokeswoman for the Immigration Minister said only that the largest groups were Iranian, Sri Lankan and Afghani. "We also have long standing, close cooperation aimed at ending the scourge of people smuggling and it's a testament to our success that there have been no illegal boat arrivals from Sri Lanka since 2013".

Global Media Sasikala Stuffs Pariah Relatives Into AIADMK, Jaya's Niece Joins Hands With Pannerselvam
Author: 0 Sasikala Stuffs Pariah Relatives Into AIADMK, Jaya's Niece Joins Hands With Pannerselvam

Court ordered to surrender in 4 weeks. Sasikala with her co victims will be jailed for 4 years with penalty of 10 crores each. She is expected to surrender before the Bengaluru court by today to undergo the prison sentence. Sasikala did not speak to the media. While the Panneerselvam camp continued to assert that most AIADMK MLAs were held captive by Sasikala at a resort, government counsel told the Madras High Court that the legislators were not illegally detained.

Global Media Fighting Hezbollah Tops Agenda of Netanyahu-Trump Meeting
Author: 0 Fighting Hezbollah Tops Agenda of Netanyahu-Trump Meeting

The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to preview Wednesday's meeting, said that it is Trump's view that it is not for the U.S.to impose its vision for the terms of a peace deal. Netanyahu has gone so far as to promote the idea of building the first entirely new settlement in decades while competing members of his fragile coalition have jostled for attention by urging Israel push harder for a radical change in USA policy on the region.

Global Media Spicer: Trump expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine
Author: 0 Spicer: Trump expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell epitomized this in 2014, when he lambasted Obama's "passivity" in the midst of the Ukraine crisis: "Some leaders are going to exercise power [and] will push limits as far as they can if they think that there's no pushback", McConnell said .

Global Media Mexico ready to retaliate by hurting American corn farmers
Author: 0 Mexico ready to retaliate by hurting American corn farmers

Mexico and the U.S.' rocky relationship may soon be even more complicated now that the country is threatening to ban buying USA corn. That move could hurt American farmers. Rios Piter's bill is another sign of Mexico's willingness to respond to Trump's threats. A nonpartisan congressional research report found that not to be true.

Global Media Trump did not instruct Flynn to talk about Russian sanctions, Spicer says
Author: 0 Trump did not instruct Flynn to talk about Russian sanctions, Spicer says

If the allegations are true, it would have been illegal for Mr Flynn to conduct U.S. diplomacy as a private citizen, before he was appointed as Mr Trump's national security adviser. Mr Spicer said on Monday said "there is nothing that would conclude me that anything has changed during that time period", answering a question about whether any Trump campaign members had talked to Russian operatives during the campaign.

Global Media Handwara encounter: Mounting death toll of security forces cause for concern
Author: 0 Handwara encounter: Mounting death toll of security forces cause for concern

They said that trigger-happy Indian forces fired to kill and their agents in democratic garbs rush to justify these gruesome killings. One militant, whose identity was not yet known, was also killed in the operation, he added. They came under heavy fire from militants holed up in a hideout following which the encounter ensued. Sources said during the intense firing some terrorists succeeded in breaking the cordon to escape.

Global Media Report calling Rohith Vemula not Dalit is political drama: Students
Author: 0 Report calling Rohith Vemula not Dalit is political drama: Students

Through a press release on Tuesday, the party termed it an effort by the Andhra Pradesh and Telangana state governments to shield the accused from the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. Earlier, the family had alleged that Radhika was humiliated by the authorities during an inquiry into the caste status of Rohith asking her how she raised her kids.

Global Media Two union ministers fomenting trouble in TN: Swamy
Author: 0 Two union ministers fomenting trouble in TN: Swamy

Subramanian Swamy is a Rajya Sabha member at present. The Bengaluru trial court had convicted Jayalalithaa on September 27, 2014 and ordered her four years of imprisonment along with Rs. According to the BBC , supporters of a rival politician, O. Paneerselvam, who is now standing in for chief minister, celebrated Sasikala's arrest. Speaking to CNBC-TV18, Swamy said that the SC judgement meant that both Sasikala and Jayalalithaa had been involved in corruption at the highest level.

Global Media Netanyahu, Trump meeting to set tone for US-Israeli ties
Author: 0 Netanyahu, Trump meeting to set tone for US-Israeli ties

They have known each other since Netanyahu served as Israel's ambassador to the United Nations in NY in the 1980s and was friendly with the president's father Frederick Trump. Such positions could help Netanyau push back against rightist rivals like Education Minister Naftali Bennett, leader of the pro-settlement Jewish Home party, who warned before Netanyahu's departure that the words "Palestinian state" should not be uttered at the Washington meeting, and that if they were, "the earth will ...

Global Media Kremlin Says Putin and Trump Will Meet In July
Author: 0 Kremlin Says Putin and Trump Will Meet In July

In January, Trump spoke with Putin over the phone. Sign up to our daily newsletter for your chance to win. A fact check later unveiled each segment was shot in different locations on different dates and the two could not have possibly met during it.

Global Media Democrats want answers on Michael Flynn and Russian Federation
Author: 0 Democrats want answers on Michael Flynn and Russian Federation

Trump asked him to resign , the White House said Tuesday, after Flynn lost the trust of top officials. " Vice President Pence went on national TV, as did others in the administration, frankly, based on information that was provided that was either incorrect or incomplete", Conway said on Tuesday.

Global Media Oil prices end with a loss, pressured by concerns over U.S. output
Author: 0 Oil prices end with a loss, pressured by concerns over U.S. output

Official data from the Energy Information Administration will be released Wednesday, amid forecasts for an oil-stock rise of 3.2 million barrels. Higher crude prices have spurred drilling in the US, the world's biggest oil consumer. The global benchmark lost $1.11, or almost 2%, on Monday. In contrast to January 2016, oil companies preferred to buy more before crude oil prices would rise further as OPEC and key non-OPEC producers agreed to cut production, analysts said.

Global Media Christie says he has 'absolutely no intention' of joining Trump administration
Author: 0 Christie says he has 'absolutely no intention' of joining Trump administration

Chris Christie said Sunday he stands by his calls for the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act - but wants President Donald Trump and Republicans to ensure those covered by its Medicaid expansion aren't harmed. Assemblyman John Wisniewski said Tuesday that "Governor Christie is more concerned with having a seat at Trump's lunch table than he is with giving New Jerseyans a fair shot at a better future".

Global Media United Kingdom faces worker shortage as European Union nationals stay home
Author: 0 United Kingdom faces worker shortage as European Union nationals stay home

The latest forecast is more or less in line with previous estimates from November when the Commission predicted an 0.9% expansion of GDP in 2017 and 1.0% growth in 2018. The unemployement rate is expected to remain at a low level, coupled with moderate inflation . "We are determined to get a good outcome for EU citizens in Britain and Brits in the EU, to protect the rights of British citizens and EU nation citizens and get an answer quickly", Davis said.

Global Media Ethics Chief Wants Conway Disciplined For Touting Ivanka's Clothing Line
Author: 0 Ethics Chief Wants Conway Disciplined For Touting Ivanka's Clothing Line

The ethics office itself has no enforcement power. Conway after her misstep apologized to President Trump and tweeted that she had his full support. "I'm going to give a free commercial here: Go buy it today , everybody". Was Conway just straight-up wrong yesterday afternoon or did something happen in that small span of time to change Trump's mind on Flynn completely? "That's bad." Conway added that she "obviously" hadn't heard of Lib Hypocrisy, noting "I denounce whoever it is" that ...

Global Media Russian spy ship off East Coast of U.S., officials say
Author: 0 Russian spy ship off East Coast of U.S., officials say

The new president has sought better relations with Russia's President, Vladimir Putin. CBS News national security correspondent David Martin says the ship, known as an AGI (Auxiliary, General Intelligence), made a port call in Cuba and has been working its way up the East Coast.

Global Media Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch strongly supports free speech
Author: 0 Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch strongly supports free speech

Young's staff said his meeting with Gorsuch lasted 45 minutes. "He is dedicated to the principle of originalism, to neutrally applying the law, regardless of what his personal preferences might be". Even Democrats know Judge Gorsuch is supremely qualified. Casey said he plans to "thoroughly review Judge Gorsuch's record, particularly his appellate decisions and his answers to questions during the (confirmation) hearing and those submitted in writing afterward".

Global Media Russian Fighter Jets Repeatedly Buzz US Destroyer
Author: 0 Russian Fighter Jets Repeatedly Buzz US Destroyer

The Vishnya class intelligence-gathering ship went into service in the Black Sea in 1988 before it was transferred seven years later to the northern fleet. Col. David Faggard, a spokesman for U.S. European Command. "Incidents like this concern us because they could possibly result in accident or miscalculation", Faggard wrote in an email.

Author: 0 Oroville Dam spillway incident one of many in United States history

The earthfill dam is just upstream and east of Oroville, a city of more than 16,000 people. Rather than investigating themselves, each official rebuked the warnings, leading to the potential catastrophe it is today. After five years of drought, a wet winter has strained the system at Lake Oroville, which is receiving runoff from melting snow in the Sierra Nevada as well as from the latest in a series of heavy storms.

Author: 0 New Zealand warns of exploding whale carcassess after mass stranding

Dozens of tourists and locals stopped on the side of the road to help the whales, grabbing what they had in their cars - buckets, towels, t-shirts, chilly bins and water bottles. The precise cause was not known, though beached whales are not uncommon at Golden Bay. On Monday, conservation workers pierced the bodies to release gas built up during decomposition, following warnings the carcasses might explode.

Global Media 1 dead, 2 injured after train collision in Luxembourg
Author: 0 1 dead, 2 injured after train collision in Luxembourg

Two injured people were admitted to hospital and another six people suffered minor injuries, Luxembourg police said. Shortly before noon, police confirmed that one of the injured did not survive the accident. A helicopter has arrived at the scene of the incident, the newspaper added. The freight train from France was heading for the "triage" in Bettembourg.

Author: 0 BSF finds 2.5 feet-deep tunnel on border

Pertinent to mention here that a "rat hole" tunnel was used by the terrorists on November 29 a year ago to sneak into Indian Territory but they were eliminated by the BSF men in Ramgarh. An official said the tunnel was detected before it could open into the Indian territory. The BSF's local commander is likely to ask for a meeting with his counterpart in Pakistan Rangers to raise the issue, sources said.

Global Media Netanyahu and Trump face tough questions on Palestinian statehood
Author: 0 Netanyahu and Trump face tough questions on Palestinian statehood

You would think by now that Jewish voters would learn that the issue is so complex that you can not rely on the word of any president who promises to move the embassy. "I am going to Washington to have a very important meeting with President Trump..." Now with President Trump, Israel is expecting a restoration of the relationship and a much warmer welcome at the White House.

Author: 0 Convicted Child Molester Jerry Sandusky's Son Arrested on Sex Charges

She also had this to say about his statements to police. "I wouldn't classify them necessarily as directly inculpatory, but I don't think they helped him much." In the report, the victim claims she could hear Sandusky walking down the hallway when she was showering "and hears the footsteps stop as if someone is looking into the bathroom".

Author: 0 Bournemouth boss Howe: Man City defeat a positive step from Everton debacle

The last time Wilshere made over 20 appearances in the Premier League was during the 2013/14 season. "The key moments were probably the two injuries, we lost our captain and player of Jack's calibre - it obviously hampers any tactical changes we can make which is a real shame", Howe added .

Global Media Oracle helps customers integrate data in the cloud
Author: 0 Oracle helps customers integrate data in the cloud

Cloud applications and platform services Oracle on Tuesday announced expansion of its "Oracle Cloud Platform's" data integration offerings with the launch of Oracle Data Integrator Cloud, which will signify, simplify and accelerate cross-enterprise data integration to support real-time analytics that help organizations drive better business decisions.

Global Media Moby:
Author: 0 Moby: "Donald Trump is being blackmailed by the Russian government"

Now Moby is adding fuel to the fire with his post on Facebook claiming that it is all true. I might believe that Moby has dirt on Russia's deal with Trump if Courtney Love hadn't made such a balls of finding flight MH370 that time. working to present information that will lead to high level firings and, ultimately, impeachment". Trump's militant rhetoric toward Iran has been echoed by his pick for defense secretary, James Mattis, who has called Iran " the single most enduring threat to ...

Author: 0 Russian Federation secretly deploys cruise missiles violating arms control treaty, say United States officials

The report comes only hours after a key foreign policy official, National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, resigned following revelations that he misled Vice President Mike Pence about his contact with Russian officials. However, Donald Trump had a noticeable friendly relationship with Russian Federation during the campaign and encouraged the country to hack the emails of his opponent, Hillary Clinton.

Global Media Microsoft proposes a
Author: 0 Microsoft proposes a "Digital Geneva Convention" to protect civilians from cyberattack

SAN FRANCISCO-In a keynote address at the 2017 RSA Conference, Microsoft President Brad Smith called for the creation of "a trusted and neutral digital Switzerland" in an effort to combat the influx of state-sponsored actors and attacks. To wrap up, Smith highlights that the tech sector needs to "act collectively to better protect the internet and customers everywhere from nation-state attacks".

Global Media Boy crushed to death in clothes store
Author: 0 Boy crushed to death in clothes store

The boy was taken to the Royal Berkshire Hospital with serious head injuries, but he later died. Unconfirmed reports suggested that the boy may have pulled down a barrier in the clothing store. Police staff could be seen inside the shop through the door. A spokesperson for Thames Valley Police issued a statement that read: "We were called by the South Central Ambulance Service at around 4.15pm this afternoon to a retail store at the Oracle shopping centre, Reading".

Global Media Mar-a-Lago Man Poses With Aide Carrying Nuclear Codes
Author: 0 Mar-a-Lago Man Poses With Aide Carrying Nuclear Codes

According to national security experts, potentially a lot . "It is, by any standards, utterly shocking", she said . It seems America may have a new White House under President Donald Trump - at least, while hosting world leaders and handling worldwide crises, during the winter months, that is.

Global Media Shanahan Will Hire Saleh as Defensive Coordinator
Author: 0 Shanahan Will Hire Saleh as Defensive Coordinator

New 49ers' defensive coordinator Robert Saleh has coached with the Texans, Seahawks and Jaguars. Before working in Jacksonville, Saleh had coaching stints with the Houston Texans (where he worked with Shanahan) and the Seattle Seahawks .

Global Media IS terrorists 'neutralized' in northern Syria
Author: 0 IS terrorists 'neutralized' in northern Syria

His comments echo those of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday, who said that Turkey-backed forces had entered the centre of Al-Bab and that it would be captured soon. By Friday, government forces were just 1.5 kilometres (less then a mile) from the southern outskirts of al-Bab, while Turkish troops and allied rebels advanced from the north, east and west.

Author: 0 Trump celebrates Mnuchin at swearing in

Democrats boycotted the vote in the Senate Finance Committee that sent Mnuchin to the full Senate, forcing Republicans to change committee rules to push his nomination forward. However, Democrats decried Mnuchin's business strategies while in private sector. According to the Intercept , while Mnuchin was at the helm of OneWest, the bank "didn't merely act callously, but did so with blatant disregard for the law" on foreclosures.

Author: 0 Coast Guard searching near the Bahamas for missing cruise ship passenger

Both Bahamian and U.S. authorities have been notified and the U.S. Coast Guard is conducting search and rescue activities. The ship contacted the Coast Guard and they immediately deployed a MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane to begin a search and rescue mission.