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Global Media House Intelligence Committee Postpones Steve Bannon Interview
Author: 0 House Intelligence Committee Postpones Steve Bannon Interview

Trump has said the GOP memo "vindicates" him. In this June 21, 2017, file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller departs after a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington . He refused to answer when asked whether his congressional staff members had communicated with the White House. Even as Democrats described it as inaccurate, some Republicans quickly cited the memo - released over the objections of the FBI and Justice Department - in their arguments that Mueller's investigation is politically ...

Global Media Syria says Israeli war planes target a position near Damascus
Author: 0 Syria says Israeli war planes target a position near Damascus

Syrian air defense systems intercepted an Israeli air attack on a military position near the capital Damascus on Wednesday , Syrian forces said as an Israeli minister held Iran directly responsible for such raids. Also Tuesday, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani criticized Turkey's ongoing offensive against US -backed Syrian Kurdish fighters in the Syrian enclave of Afrin, saying it doesn't serve the interests of any country in the region.

Global Media British judge upholds Assange warrant
Author: 0 British judge upholds Assange warrant

A British Court has rejected Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's bid to cancel his United Kingdom arrest warrant, according to The Independent. His lawyers went on to argue it was no longer proportionate or in the public interest to pursue him for failing to answer bail at a police station as he fought extradition to Sweden.

Global Media Decision on Zuma imminent - Ramaphosa
Author: 0 Decision on Zuma imminent - Ramaphosa

Referring to the committee, she added: "Let the N.E.C. provide us with a decision". "The South African Communist Party condemns tribalism in the strongest terms possible and the ethnic mobilisation, including that of Amabutho (Zulu regiments) that President Jacob Zuma has apparently engaged in as part of his plan to continue overstaying his welcome in office".

Global Media North Korea holds low-key military parade
Author: 0 North Korea holds low-key military parade

Sitting in the same stadium as VIP guests will be Kim Yo-jong, 28-year-old sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, and Kim Yong-nam, North Korea's nominal head of state. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un salutes back to troops during a military parade in Pyongyang on February 8, 2018, in this photo captured from footage released by the North's state broadcaster.

Global Media Toys R Us Liquidation Sales Start at 170 Stores
Author: 0 Toys R Us Liquidation Sales Start at 170 Stores

Massive going-out-of businesses sales are expected to start shortly at over 150 Toys "R" Us stores across the country, including a half-dozen in our state. Toys R Us hopes that after restructuring they will become a stronger competitor in the retail industry. "The actions we are taking are necessary to give us the best chance to emerge from our bankruptcy proceedings as a more viable and competitive company".

Global Media Bermuda becomes first national territory in world to repeal same-sex marriage
Author: 0 Bermuda becomes first national territory in world to repeal same-sex marriage

Bermuda's Senate and House of Assembly passed legislation replacing same-sex marriage with domestic partnerships in December, and the island's United Kingdom -appointed governor, John Rankin, signed it into law Wednesday. Walton Brown - minister of home affairs - said the ruling aims to balance opposition to same-sex marriage with European court rulings, ensuring recognition and protection for same sex-couples on the socially conservative island.

Global Media North Carolina Cop Robs Bank and Gets Arrested 5 Min. Later
Author: 0 North Carolina Cop Robs Bank and Gets Arrested 5 Min. Later

Police tell WSOC Jeff Athey walked into the bank with a semi-automatic weapon and demanded cash. Athey got away with only $1,000 before driving away in a silver Mustang vehicle. Grice said there was never any indication that Athey was capable of "this type of behavior", per IBT. He noted that Athey worked as a private contractor for Blackwater in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Global Media White House senior aide resigns following abuse allegations
Author: 0 White House senior aide resigns following abuse allegations

He just decided that the white male employee working for him couldn't possibly beat his former wives because he said he didn't. New reports say some aides were aware of the allegations for months. " Rob Porter is a man of true integrity and honour and I can't say enough good things about him", Kelly said. He is a friend, a confidante and a trusted professional.

Global Media ICC opens preliminary probes into Philippines, Venezuela crimes
Author: 0 ICC opens preliminary probes into Philippines, Venezuela crimes

Sabio is the lawyer offormer hitman Edgar Matobato, who in late 2016 accused Duterte of overseeing a campaign of extrajudicial killings when he was mayor of the southern Philippines city of Davao. He has even threatened to withdraw the Philippines' ICC membership and said lawyers in Europe were "rotten", "stupid", and had a "brain like a pea". He has since overseen a crackdown that has left almost 4,000 drug suspects dead at the hands of the police.

Author: 0 Senate Celebrates Budget Deal, Shutdown Still A Possibility

The deal would increase government spending by almost $300 billion over two years. Democratic leaders have dropped their strategy of using the funding fight to extract concessions on immigration , specifically on seeking extended protections for the "Dreamer" immigrants who have lived in the country illegally since they were children.

Global Media Girl Scout sells cookies outside California marijuana shop
Author: 0 Girl Scout sells cookies outside California marijuana shop

If a rule is broken again, the girl could lose the awards she earned by selling a certain number of boxes of cookies, but Doyle said that is determined on a case-by-case basis. Since the story broke, the unidentified San Diego Scout has been the subject of late-night TV jokes and Twitter praise , applauding her creativity and marketing savvy.

Global Media Snow and ice yellow warnings issued across Scotland
Author: 0 Snow and ice yellow warnings issued across Scotland

And as the United Kingdom braces itself for more wintry conditions, the Met Office has issued a second yellow weather warning for snow and ice. But the evening will see the weather drop to freezing and below, with the chill expected to last all weekend.

Global Media Russia, Turkey record 14 ceasefire breaches in Syria in 1 day
Author: 0 Russia, Turkey record 14 ceasefire breaches in Syria in 1 day

Skoog said he is "particularly concerned about attacks against civilians and civilian objects, such as hospitals". On Tuesday, the United Nations called for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Syria of at least a month as regime airstrikes killed almost 70 civilians in the besieged rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta in one day.

Global Media IOC Executive Board lauds decision to uphold Russia's ban
Author: 0 IOC Executive Board lauds decision to uphold Russia's ban

An IOC review panel on Monday blocked a similar request from 13 Russian athletes and two coaches who were cleared for Pyeongchang by the tribunal last week. The did not name the athletes, but Russian officials have said they include two gold-medal winners from the 2014 Sochi Olympics - cross country skier Alexander Legkov and skeleton athlete Alexander Tretiakov.

Global Media J&K: Four arrested for facilitating LeT terrorist Naveed Jhatt's escape
Author: 0 J&K: Four arrested for facilitating LeT terrorist Naveed Jhatt's escape

Two policemen accompanying the prisoners collapsed. Giving details, the minister said a Pakistani militant managed to escape from the police custody after militants attacked a police party in SMHS hospital . Jhatt is at present believed to be in the Pulwama area of South Kashmir, they said. Police sources said Jat who was active in south Kashmir for two years before his arrest would have preferred to go to south Kashmir as has already a network of overground workers there and now could be ...

Global Media Clinton Aides, Obama Appointees Fed Anti-Trump Dirt to Dossier Author
Author: 0 Clinton Aides, Obama Appointees Fed Anti-Trump Dirt to Dossier Author

Former British MI6 agent Christopher Steele spoke with investigators on special counsel Robert Mueller's team for two days, the Telegraph reports . In that effort, a memo released by House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes said the Federal Bureau of Investigation failed to tell a judge that the Steele reports were funded by Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee.

Global Media Tillerson Open to Talks with N. Korea during Olympics
Author: 0 Tillerson Open to Talks with N. Korea during Olympics

USA officials declined to detail the expected sanctions beyond Mr Pence's comments, citing concerns that any additional information could be used by those trying to skirt the new measures. Trump and other senior officials have repeatedly said that time is running out before North Korea gains the capability to strike the US mainland with a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile.

Global Media A 2-Year-Old Girl's Eyebrows Were Waxed at Daycare, Mother Says
Author: 0 A 2-Year-Old Girl's Eyebrows Were Waxed at Daycare, Mother Says

That's the message two mothers wanted the staff at a day care to hear when they took to Facebook last week alleging that someone at the day care in Pasco had waxed their kids' eyebrows. She said when she picked up her son he refused to let her touch his face, saying "no, no, stop, it hurts". The Boys & Girls Club of Benton and Franklin Counties as well as the licensing agency are now investigating these complaints.

Global Media Wind Conditions Are To Blame For Vic Hot Air Balloon Crash Landing
Author: 0 Wind Conditions Are To Blame For Vic Hot Air Balloon Crash Landing

Police inspecting the hot air balloon that crashed at Dixons Creek, Australia, today. The balloon stalled at a height of 500metres before landing heavily, reported. "All patients essentially had similar injuries and they were largely all neck and back injuries", Mr Allan said. "I was driving past. and I saw the basket was on its side", witness Mark told 3AW radio.

Global Media Netanyahu Attacks Police Chief As Corruption Investigations Loom
Author: 0 Netanyahu Attacks Police Chief As Corruption Investigations Loom

The second deals with alleged quid pro quo deal between Netanyahu and a newspaper publisher for favorable coverage in exchange for weakening a rival newspaper. Israeli Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit, a Netanyahu appointee, has been accused of dragging his feet on the investigations. Police have established a team of investigators whose job is to try and find error and "holes" in the cases against Netanyahu , Channel 10 and Ynet reported.

Global Media Yuan falls by most in two years after January trade data
Author: 0 Yuan falls by most in two years after January trade data

Trade friction between the two biggest economies has ratcheted up recently, with China investigating sorghum imports from the United States after the Trump administration slapped tariffs on solar panels and washing machines, which Beijing called a "misuse" of trade measures.

Global Media President Trump's latest approval rating: Numbers best in 7 months, poll shows
Author: 0 President Trump's latest approval rating: Numbers best in 7 months, poll shows

Here are five key numbers on how Republicans are sticking by the man in the Oval Office. Regardless, a slight majority of voters - 51 percent - are happy with Trump's handling of the economy, according to the Quinnipiac poll. But ask GOP voters, and it's the polar opposite. When asked if Trump's presidential campaign worked with Russian to influence the election, only 40 percent believe his campaign did, while 40 percent say it did not.

Global Media Icy rain, snow, sleet causing commute headaches around state
Author: 0 Icy rain, snow, sleet causing commute headaches around state

In other areas, the snow/rain mix will arrive a bit earlier or later, depending on when the warm air from the south comes in to push the snow north. Wednesday's storm is a complex system that will bring a fun bundle of conditions to the state, including snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain.

Global Media Almost 11.8M enroll for Obama health law in 2018
Author: 0 Almost 11.8M enroll for Obama health law in 2018

States with larger enrollment declines have generally attributed the reduction to the Trump administration's decision to cut back on marketing efforts and shorten the 2017 open-enrollment period, which ended more than a month earlier than it did in California.

Global Media Modi Exposed! Drags Congress into Andhra Pradesh - Centre Row!
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Speaking in reply to the Motion of Thanks to the President's address in Lok Sabha , Modi got into vintage style campaign mode attacking the Congress for its crony capitalism that encouraged a whole culture of brokers, businessmen and bankers that had made banks sick and was now making tax-paying citizenry make good the losses via bank recapitalisation.

Global Media Winter Olympics hit by norovirus days out from opening ceremony
Author: 0 Winter Olympics hit by norovirus days out from opening ceremony

Speaking to U.S. and Japanese troops at the Yokota Air Base outside Tokyo on Thursday, Pence vowed to continue the "maximum pressure campaign" on North Korea in a bid to force Pyongyang to give up its nuclear missile program . A high-ranking delegation of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) will come to South Korea by plane to attend the 23rd Winter Olympics , Seoul's unification ministry said Thursday.

Global Media Comeback-man Razzak leaves Sri Lanka in early trouble
Author: 0 Comeback-man Razzak leaves Sri Lanka in early trouble

Sri Lanka last visited the Caribbean in March 2008, where they drew the Test series 1-1. Razzak removed opener Dimuth Karurantne, who was stumped on 3. Mendis brought up his fifty in 81 balls with a six off Taijul but Razzak rocked Sri Lanka with two wickets in two balls wickets. Whereas Sri Lanka have won both their Test matches played at the venue.

Global Media North Texas police officer shot and killed in the line of duty
Author: 0 North Texas police officer shot and killed in the line of duty

The shooting occurred around 7 p.m., as an officer was responding to a disturbance call. The officer was taken to Medical City Plano. Our officer is deceased.... The suspected gunman has been cornered at the Breckinridge Point apartment complex and police were negotiating his surrender, according to the Dallas Morning-News .

Global Media America Warns About the Expanding nuclear capabilities in Pyongyang
Author: 0 America Warns About the Expanding nuclear capabilities in Pyongyang

But what if North Korea is serious about its long-standing drive to conquer South Korea, which the U.S.is committed to protect? To defend the vital interests of the USA and its allies, the NPR displays a policy of considering the use of a nuclear weapon even in "extreme circumstances" in which a serious non-nuclear attack is launched.

Global Media Pelicans ranked last among most valuable National Basketball Association franchises
Author: 0 Pelicans ranked last among most valuable National Basketball Association franchises

The Knicks once again lead the pack, with the team worth a record $3.6 billion. Frank Ntilikina, right, and Tim Hardaway Jr. of the Knicks against the Brooklyn Nets at Madison Square Garden on January 30, 2018. Lucrative national TV deals and global expansion also have fueled leaguewide value increases. The New York Knicks lead the pack for the third straight year at $3.6 billion while the Los Angeles Lakers ($3.3 billion), Golden State Warriors ($3.1 billion), Chicago Bulls ($2.6 ...

Global Media Atleast 136 people killed in Syria's Eastern Ghouta
Author: 0 Atleast 136 people killed in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

The government has also denied using chemical weapons in its attacks. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley accused Russian Federation on Monday of protecting Syrian President Bashar Assad from responsibility for what she said were multiple chlorine gas attacks on civilians in recent weeks.

Global Media Patrick Surtain Jr. spurning LSU sent Tigers' message boards into a frenzy
Author: 0 Patrick Surtain Jr. spurning LSU sent Tigers' message boards into a frenzy

He was one of the few remaining unsigned members of the 2018 class that can step in and help fill the void of NFL-bound defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick. The signing isn't official until Alabama receives Smith's signed letter of intent and announces it. Can you remember the last time that the Alabama Crimson Tide weren't in the National Championship Game? A trio of four-star wide receivers, Jaylen Waddle (No.

Global Media B-52 Drops Record-Breaking Payload During Strikes on Taliban
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The NATO Air Force commander said that the strikes destroyed cars which were stolen from the Afghan military and converted into "moving bombs" for carrying out terrorist acts. With the latest airstrikes Washington seems to have started a new wave of the air war in Afghanistan, as the attacked Badakhshan province in the Hindu Kush and Pamir mountain ranges was previously rarely targeted by the US-led military coalition in Afghanistan.

Global Media Pence promises 'toughest' economic sanctions ever for North Korea
Author: 0 Pence promises 'toughest' economic sanctions ever for North Korea

Kim Yo Jong would be the first member of the Kim family to cross the border to the South. North Korea calls these war games "provocations". The announcement of Kim Yo-jong's addition to North Korea's VIP list follows remarks by Vice President Mike Pence , who will attend the Games representing America, that he is not entirely closed to interacting with North Korean counterparts.

Global Media Senate Leaders Strike Budget Deal
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He promised that if the government did not shut down this week, that he would allow immigration debate on the floor to begin. Trump put almost 700,000 undocumented young people at risk of losing deportation protection and work permits when he ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA , in September.

Global Media Led coalition launches 'defensive' strike in Syria
Author: 0 Led coalition launches 'defensive' strike in Syria

That could complicate not only the U.S. -Russia relationship but also American involvement in Syria. The coalition did not disclose whether USA troops had been present or involved in the retaliatory strike or offer any details on which forces attacked the Syrian Democratic Forces' headquarters.

Global Media Israel builds disputed wall along border with Lebanon
Author: 0 Israel builds disputed wall along border with Lebanon

As the Lebanese senior officials unanimously rejected the Zionist threats pertaining the utilization of the country's seashore oil resources and reiterated readiness to confront any Israeli aggression in view of Hezbollah related vow, the enemy officials started eliminating the aggressive rhetoric, tending into approving any mediation to avoid the confrontation.

Global Media Trump Says 'Big Mistake' to Sell Off Stocks in Strong Economy
Author: 0 Trump Says 'Big Mistake' to Sell Off Stocks in Strong Economy

Rising wages are good for those who receive them, and for the presidents who seek to stimulate them, but investors see them as a sign of possible inflation and higher interest rates. The result is higher loan costs, which make it more expensive for the government to borrow and more burdensome for Americans who need to take on debt to buy homes or cars or to pay for college.

Global Media Filipino lacking after Taiwan quake
Author: 0 Filipino lacking after Taiwan quake

More than 100 aftershocks have been recorded since it struck, and authorities warned that earthquakes of magnitude 5.0 or higher were possible over the next two weeks. An octogenarian resident was inside his apartment at the time of the quake. "Floors one to three are all compressed so it's hard to tell whether there are people", he told AFP, requesting anonymity.

Global Media Biden calls on Democrats to unite, abandon 'false debate'
Author: 0 Biden calls on Democrats to unite, abandon 'false debate'

Republicans will "do anything to protect this President, no matter how much it means abandoning their core principles", Mr Biden said. Biden took issue with the recent decision by Trump and House Republicans to release a controversial memo alleging Federal Bureau of Investigation abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to monitor former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page.

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