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Author: 0 White House denies preventing Atlantan Sally Yates' testimony

He later admitted he was handed the documents at a mystery meeting in the White House grounds with an unnamed source. "Trump Russia story is a hoax", he tweeted. "We are scheduled to talk tomorrow", Schiff said. They had argued that Ivanka Trump's use of those resources had made her a federal employee in all but name, and they had called on the administration to officially acknowledge her as a staff member.

Author: 0 British police make 2 new arrests in London attack

In a tweet by the Islamic state group-affiliated Amaq news agency Thursday, the terror group hailed the British-born attacker - who went by several aliases but was born Adrian Russell Ajao - as a "soldier of the Islamic State". The 52-year-old was born in Kent, grew up in Rye, East Sussex, and had previously been investigated by MI5 over concerns relating to violent extremism.

Global Media US Net service providers free to sell user data in rule reversal
Author: 0 US Net service providers free to sell user data in rule reversal

Proponents of the bill , expected to be signed into law by President Donald Trump, explain that FCC regulations perpetuate fear, instead of provide privacy. Broadband providers do not now fall under FTC jurisdiction, and advocates say the FTC has historically been a weaker agency than the FCC. The Democrats voted against the resolution as a block.

Author: 0 Backed forces 'capture' Tabqa airbase from ISIL

An SDF spokesman denied that coalition strikes hit the structure of the dam and said the air drop landing last week was conducted to prevent any damage to the main structure by engaging the militants away from the dam. Building began in 1968, and it was inaugurated in July 1973 during the reign of president Hafez al-Assad, father of the current leader Bashar al-Assad.

Global Media Hosni Mubarak walks free after six years in jail
Author: 0 Hosni Mubarak walks free after six years in jail

Throughout his trial prosecutors had been unable to provide conclusive evidence of Mubarak's complicity - a result, lawyers said , of having hastily put together the case against him in 2011 following demonstrations. Mubarak was sentenced to life in prison back in 2012. - Jan, 2013: Mubarak is granted a retrial from the appeals court. In 2014, the court dismissed the charges of killing protesters, citing technical flaws in the prosecution.

Author: 0 Bulgarian center-right GERB wins most votes in election

The election has sparked protests at the Turkish border for the last two days by Bulgarian nationalists who are determined to keep Bulgarian citizens living permanently in Turkey from coming in to vote. The Bulgarian Socialist Party secured 26.79% of the votes, and the United Patriots coalition tanks third with 9.14% of the votes. After much squabbling with his partners and several resignations, the end came in November past year when Rumen Radev, an air force commander backed by the ...

Author: 0 Russian Defector's Murder Sends a Chilling Message

Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko accused Russian Federation of " state terrorism", an allegation Kremlin spokesman Dimitri Peskov described as " absurd ". He said the victim had already given testimony implicating the former president in providing cover for Russian military intervention in Ukraine . The police are calling it a contract killing.

Global Media Hayward helps Jazz knock off Kings 112-82
Author: 0 Hayward helps Jazz knock off Kings 112-82

Darren Collison (12 points) and Ty Lawson (11 points) were the only other Kings (29-46) to score in double figures. OUR PREDICTION: The Jazz are just 6-20-1 against the spread in their last 27 conference games, are 1-4-1 against the number in their last six games overall, and have failed to cover in all six of their last six road games when playing a team with a losing home record.

Author: 0 North Korea tests another ballistic missile engine

The post-war scheme tasked the US with defending Japan from foreign attack but Japanese politicians including ruling Liberal Democratic Party head Hiroshi Imazu and former defense chief Gen Nakatani have said that Japan deserves the right to defend its own interests and should acquire the means to do so.

Global Media Kushner, Senate investigators to meet in wake of Russian ambassador meetings
Author: 0 Kushner, Senate investigators to meet in wake of Russian ambassador meetings

Reports that Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee met on White House grounds with a source about USA spy agencies had Washington and cable networks buzzing Monday. Russian Federation denies the allegations. Spicer said "that was part of [Kushner's] role and he executed it completely as he was supposed to". Till now, the White House had acknowledged only an early December meeting between Kislyak and Kushner, which occurred at Trump Tower and was also attended by former ...

Author: 0 USA threat to strike North Korea is 'aimed at Beijing's ears'

Tillerson, a former oil executive, began his first Asian visit as secretary of state in Japan on Wednesday followed by South Korea. Tillerson said the United States adheres to the one-China policy and is willing to work with China to implement the consensus reached by their leaders and explore more cooperation in the spirit of no conflict, no confrontation, mutual respect and win-win cooperation.

Global Media Manafort to Voluntarily Appear Before House Intel Committee
Author: 0 Manafort to Voluntarily Appear Before House Intel Committee

Several former Obama staffers, including former CIA Director John Brennan, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, and Sally Yates , the former Acting Attorney General famously fired by the Trump administration after questioning the legality of the president's Muslim travel ban, were schedule to testify in the public hearing Tuesday.

Global Media Chinese demand for elephant ivory drops, new report says
Author: 0 Chinese demand for elephant ivory drops, new report says

The price of ivory has fallen by almost two-thirds in the last three years, according to research conducted in China and published on Wednesday by the conservation group Save the Elephants . Worldwide trade in ivory was banned in 1989, yet poaching continued and has accelerated in recent years, feeding a black market controlled by criminal gangs.

Global Media North Korea conducts another failed missile test
Author: 0 North Korea conducts another failed missile test

A US Pacific Command spokesman said the missile was sacked in the vicinity of Kalma. A North Korean missile fired Wednesday morning exploded within seconds of launch, the South Korean and American militaries said, a reassuring sign for allies anxious about the speed at which the country's weapons program has been progressing.

Global Media EU Parliament rebuffs Theresa May on post-Brexit ties
Author: 0 EU Parliament rebuffs Theresa May on post-Brexit ties

For the European Union, already reeling from successive crises over debt and refugees, the loss of Britain is the biggest blow yet in 60 years. "We held the referendum and, of course, the result is not the result that I sought", said Cameron, who announced his resignation a day after the vote .

Author: 0 Uttar Pradesh meat sellers to go on indefinite strike from Monday

Many people across the state are protesting against the ban. He had decided not to enter the bungalow without conducting prayers and purification rituals like "Yagna". "There are 30% of Poorvanchali voters in Delhi", said Harish Khurana, spokesperson, Delhi BJP. "The people of the state have reposed their faith in us, and the onus is on us to meet their expectations, while ensuring accountability of our actions".

Author: 0 UN Secretary General starts official visit to Iraq

Since the start of the Mosul military operation in October, more than 350,000 people have fled the fighting, according to United Nations figures. A number of airstrikes in western Mosul have resulted in high civilian casualties, according to residents interviewed by The Associated Press.

Global Media Arab Summit Expected To Affirm Palestinian Rights
Author: 0 Arab Summit Expected To Affirm Palestinian Rights

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the summit that the plight of the Palestinian people remained the "longest open wound in the region" and reaffirmed his commitment to a two state solution, saying there was "no plan B". Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir, quoted by Jordan s Petra news agency, said the next Arab summit would be held in Saudi Arabia in March 2018.

Author: 0 Five Kansas counties on ICE 'limited cooperation' list

Amherst, Northampton, Boston, Cambridge and Somerville were included in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's new Declined Detainer Outcome Report , a weekly analysis required under an executive order President Donald Trump signed in January regarding so-called "sanctuary cities".

Author: 0 USA leads boycott of United Nations talks on nuclear weapons ban

The US, Britain and France were among the absentees - they all said the Non-Proliferation Treaty was more realistic. British Ambassador to the UN Matthew Rycroft (C) speaks to reporters at the United Nations headquarters, March 27, 2017 in New York City.

Author: 0 'Fair chance' airstrike played role in Mosul deaths

Amnesty International, a human rights organization, said an increase in civilian casualty reports suggests the coalition is not taking adequate precaution to protect innocent lives. "So that's my initial impression, the enemy had a hand in this, and there's also a fair chance our strike had some role in it", Townsend said . Amnesty's report also cites a second strike on Saturday that it said killed "up to 150 people".

Global Media Nuclear giant Westinghouse files for bankruptcy after costs skyrocketed
Author: 0 Nuclear giant Westinghouse files for bankruptcy after costs skyrocketed

The utilities building a new nuclear power plant in SC, however, said they hope to complete the $14 billion project despite Westinghouse's bankruptcy filing. After the March 2011 nuclear disaster in Fukushima, costs of the business have ballooned because of growing safety concerns and regulations, and a souring of sentiment toward nuclear power in some countries, such as Germany.

Author: 0 Trump, GOP leaders pull health care bill in humiliating loss

Democrats said Americans could "breathe a sigh of relief" after seven years of non-stop railing against former president Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act health care law. Despite last minute concessions to the Freedom Caucus and a Friday afternoon trip from Ryan to the White House, no agreement was reached. "Dr. Abraham believes that Obamacare is a failure and must be repealed", Avery said.

Author: 0 Trump's trips are expensive. Can Congress step in?

CREW introduced the concept of a publicly accessible White House visitor log in 2009, when they sued the Obama administration to create one. The Palm Beach Post informs that Palm Beach County GOP Chairman Michael Barnett said the dinner cost around $150,000 to rent Trump's ballroom.

Global Media Israel Undermines Chances for Peace With Palestinians - Jordan's King
Author: 0 Israel Undermines Chances for Peace With Palestinians - Jordan's King

The agreement comes weeks after Trump tossed a diplomatic wrench into the Middle East peace process by seemingly stepping back from a decades-long US commitment to eventual Palestinian statehood. Arab leaders vowed to take all measures to fight terrorism and extract it from its roots via a comprehensive strategy that entrenches democratic values and human dignity, and counters ignorance and exclusion.

Author: 0 Turkey says Europe should not fall into 'fascist trap': Deputy PM

Turkey's candidacy for membership in the European Union, meanwhile, has virtually collapsed. German Chancellor Angela Merkel , rear, listens to the speech of German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier after a swearing in ceremony as part of a joint meeting of German parliamentarians in Berlin, Germany , Wednesday, March 22, 2017.

Global Media House Republicans will try again on health care bill, Paul Ryan says
Author: 0 House Republicans will try again on health care bill, Paul Ryan says

It was the first of his four business bankruptcies and could provide a template for how he will respond to the defeat of the health care bill. That seems to be the lesson to be learned by anyone wondering what's next for health care reform after the House Republicans' bungled attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

Author: 0 Bridgegate scandal: Ex-Christie allies sentenced to prison time

Bridget Kelly, former deputy chief of staff to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, and Bill Baroni were both found guilty on all counts in the "Bridgegate" trial, where they were accused of shutting down access lanes to the George Washington Bridge in a political payback scheme.

Author: 0 Ryan Pleaded on One Knee for Congressman to Back Healthcare Bill

Health policy experts say the affordable care act isn't exploding and likely won't explode unless the Trump administration actively works to make that happen. The Wisconsin Republican says "defunding" Planned Parenthood belongs on legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act. "It will continue to be the opposition party in the party", said Poe, who said he would have supported the measure.

Author: 0 China says preparatory work for Xi-Trump meeting has begun

Just hours before their meeting Sunday, North Korea conducted a rocket engine test, with leader Kim Jong Un declaring the "new birth" of its rocket industry, according to state media. The US is looking forward to the first meeting between Trump and Xi, Tillerson said yesterday, adding that Trump places a "very high value" on communications with the Chinese president.

Author: 0 Republican lawmaker resigns from House Freedom Caucus

As Trump learned, health care is a hard one. Price isn't going to give two good goddamns over the people who will be screwed over if he destroys Obamacare, but he's going to want to make sure that the insurance companies have time to adjust to whatever might come.

Global Media Family of London attack victim speak of their loss
Author: 0 Family of London attack victim speak of their loss

Four wreaths were laid on the pitch by Metropolitan Police Acting Commissioner Craig Mackey, London Mayor Sadiq Khan, FA chairman Greg Clarke and Culture Secretary Karen Bradley. The self-employed couple ran their own recording studio. British Home Secretary Amber Rudd said Sunday that "we need to make sure that organizations like WhatsApp — and there are plenty of others like that — don't provide a secret place for terrorists to communicate with each other".

Author: 0 Douglas Carswell: UKIP's only MP quits party to become independent

He also confirmed that businessman Arron Banks - UKIP's largest donor - was "not a member of UKIP at this present moment", amid reports that Mr Banks' membership had been suspended and he was demanding £200,000 be repaid. He was never UKIP and sought to undermine us. In an interview with Sky News, Mr Carswell denied he joined the party to undermine former leader Nigel Farage, saying: "I think that many millions who made the switch to UKIP like me will now recognise that, you know, job done, ...

Global Media New Hamas propaganda video shows top Israeli officials in the crosshairs
Author: 0 New Hamas propaganda video shows top Israeli officials in the crosshairs

Israeli defence force official Itzik Bar Hamas too is preparing itself in case a new round of warfare breaks out with Israel. "If Israel is changing the rules of struggle, Hamas along with its armed wing, al-Qassam Brigades, will bear their responsibilities and continue along the way to avenge martyrs, release captives, and liberate occupied Palestine", he threatened.

Author: 0 Storm Chasers Killed In Car Crash As They Pursued Texas Tornado

John Gonzalez said Kelley Williamson, 57, and Randy Yarnall, 55, both of Cassville, Mo., were in a black Chevrolet Suburban traveling north and collided with a westbound jeep. Roughly two years ago Williamson's extreme hobby landed him a spot with The Weather Channel and he asked Yarnall to join his team. In the decades since the first death, when a University of Oklahoma meteorology student's auto swerved off the road in 1984, the few storm chasers who died perished in automobile accidents.

Author: 0 London Terror Attack Lasted 82 Seconds, Police Say

Police had earlier named the attacker as Khalid Masood but said he had been using "a number of aliases". Police said the United Kingdom -born Masood, who authorities shot and killed amid his attack, was not under active investigation and that they had "no prior intelligence" that pointed to him launching a terrorist attack.

Author: 0 OR counties fail to comply with ICE detainers

Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The ICE report identified 10 jurisdictions that routinely reject federal detainers: Clark County, Nevada; Nassau County, New York; Cook County, Illinois; Montgomery County, Iowa; Snohomish County, Washington; Franklin County, New York; Washington County, Oregon; Alachua County, Florida; Franklin County, Iowa; and Franklin County, Pennsylvania.

Global Media Euro Drops in Article 50 Aftermath, Yen Gains
Author: 0 Euro Drops in Article 50 Aftermath, Yen Gains

Sterling hit a one-week low of $1.2378 earlier, but was last trading down 0.1 percent against the dollar at $1.2432. "Even if the Brexit terms can be agreed in principle, the two sides may not see eye to eye on the terms for a transition period or 'implementation phase" between the end of the UK's European Union membership and the start of a free trade agreement (FTA)'.

Author: 0 Bombay HC orders striking doctors to resume work immediately

Almost 4,000 resident doctors have stayed away from work since Monday, demanding enhanced security in wake of several attacks on their colleagues by patients' restive relatives at the government hospitals across the state. The state, meanwhile, told the court that it was ready with 1,100 armed guards, 500 of which would be pressed into service by April 5, with Rs 33 crore sanctioned for this recruitment.

Author: 0 UK faces government decision on deadlocked Northern Ireland

The move comes after yesterday's deadline to form a coalition government between Unionists and Nationalists came and went without an agreement. Brokenshire's remarks come after the Times reported that ministers have conceded for the first time that Northern Ireland has the right to leave the United Kingdom and join the European Union as part of the Republic after Brexit.

Global Media Three Killed in Clashes in Kashmir: India Police
Author: 0 Three Killed in Clashes in Kashmir: India Police

In February this year, new Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat had warned of "tough action" against civilians who would try to come in the way of security forces engaged in an operation against terrorists. "We can not ignore the safety or security of our troops", an Army source deployed in the Kashmir valley said. He urged locals, who throw stones at government forces to think about their intention and follow the tenets of Islam.

Global Media Cong leader SM Krishna joins BJP
Author: 0 Cong leader SM Krishna joins BJP

Addressing a press conference after joining the BJP, SM Krishna praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership and said that he sees a new India emerging. Krishna, who severed his almost fifty-year links with Congress on January 28 had served the Congress party in various capacities before becoming Union External Affairs Minister during UPA II rule.

Global Media Merkel ally sees 'tail wind' from German state election
Author: 0 Merkel ally sees 'tail wind' from German state election

Her center-left challenger in Germany's national election later this year vowed not to be put off his stride by a deflating result. Donald Trump congratulated German Chancellor Angela Merkel on a surprise local election win that bolstered her reelection bid.

Global Media China calls on US to honour climate commitments
Author: 0 China calls on US to honour climate commitments

They also paved the way for agriculture to be a major contributor to reducing the amount of carbon in the atmosphere and moved the needle toward compensating producers for environmental services, Johnson noted . The order also calls for reconsidering the "social cost of carbon" estimate used to defend climate regulations and lifting the current ban on federal coal leasing.

Author: 0 German city bans meeting of pro-Erdogan supporters

Colakoglu also said the divisive elections in The Netherlands - in which far-right leader Geert Wilders targeted an alleged Muslim threat to Dutch identity - had additionally fuelled tensions. "We now leave you alone on your own continent with your racist, murderous past and the evils you spread across the face of the earth", he added. He said he had not previously been in favour of Chancellor Angela Merkel's preference for a "privileged partnership" with Turkey rather than European ...

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