• Ryan: Trump Threat To Revoke Security Clearances Is 'Trolling People'

    Ryan: Trump Threat To Revoke Security Clearances Is 'Trolling People'

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    Former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty in December to lying to investigators, maintained his security clearance during President Barack Obama's administration after leading "Lock Her Up" chants at a Trump campaign event and also after Obama warned Trump against appointing him.
  • Worst flood in a century kills 43 in India's Kerala

    Worst flood in a century kills 43 in India's Kerala

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    People in downstream areas have been severely affected after shutters of all major dams including Mullaperiyar, Cheruthoni, part of Idukki reservoir, and Idamalayar were opened. The same is due to heavy inflow of water consequent to opening of dams. Many families were feared trapped in their homes in places like Kadunagalloor, Thottakattukara, Karumalloor, Thuruthu, Desom, Kalady, Companypady, Manjali, Veliyathunad, Malikampeedika, Paravoor Kavala, Chowara, Eloor North Paravur, etc.
  • Democratic candidate for Vermont governor rejects socialist label

    Democratic candidate for Vermont governor rejects socialist label

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    They are not going to elect me because of the fact that I'm transgender - that's the reality", Hallquist said, adding: "Obviously, nationwide it's significant, the first transgender governor. Bernie Sanders , who is running for re-election to the U.S. senate in Vermont, was among the high-profile politicians to congratulate Hallquist on Tuesday night, while breakout Democratic newcomer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez declared the win an "incredible and groundbreaking victory".
  • US ambassador urges UK to back Trump on Iran nuke deal

    US ambassador urges UK to back Trump on Iran nuke deal

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    Europe has attempted to counteract the effects of the sanctions by launching an updated version of its "Blocking Statue", a measure meant to protect European Union companies doing business in Iran from being hit by punitive USA measures. On Monday, Trump ordered all nuclear-related sanctions that were removed under the deal to be reinstated immediately. He said this statement should be seen as a warning by the other side against discarding the nuclear deal, stressing that Iran can even show ...
  • Catholic School To Drop Name Of Cardinal Accused Of Inaction

    Catholic School To Drop Name Of Cardinal Accused Of Inaction

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    The grand jury found detailed accounts of more than 1,000 children who were victimized sexually, but the grand jury said it believed the real number of victims was in the "thousands". The Pennsylvania report accused church leaders in the state of discouraging victims from reporting the crimes, which span more than 60 years. The grand jury said one priest abused five sisters from the same family and collected samples of their urine, pubic hair and menstrual blood that were later ...
  • Orca abandons dead calf after 17-day vigil

    Orca abandons dead calf after 17-day vigil

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    Jenny Atkinson, executive director of The Whale Museum, told Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson that Tahlequah's grieving period was unusually long. "Her tour of grief is now over and her behavior is remarkably frisky", the Center for Whale Research (CWR) explained in a blog post online .
  • Turkey’s president: USA waging

    Turkey’s president: USA waging "economic war" against Turkey

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    Erdogan, who was re-elected two months ago, told Turks not to panic - but paradoxically urged them to buy lira to fight an "economic war". "The issue that global investors now need to take into consideration is that the recipe for a currency crisis in Turkey is now presenting a risk of a contagion knock-on effect across other markets", Ahmad said.
  • Trump blasts 'Wacky Omarosa' after leaked tape: 'Vicious but not smart'

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    Omarosa Manigault Newman also claimed that Americans were being kept in the dark about their president's mental decline, saying: "I was complicit with the White House deceiving this nation". The former White House staffer detailed her claim in her forthcoming book, writing that the offer was a way to keep her from speaking out. "I had a blind spot when it came to Donald Trump ".
  • Sidhu likely to attend Imran Khan's swearing

    Sidhu likely to attend Imran Khan's swearing

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    The actor recently made headlines after she bestowed praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi terming him as the 'rightful leader of democracy.' She also batted in favour of a second term for the Prime Minister. In Sindh, PPP is leading with 97 seats in the house of 168, in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, PTI is in clear majority with 84 seats in the house of 124, while Balochistan Awami Party has 20 seats in majority in the house of 65 in Balochistan and is expected to form the government with support of ...
  • Zimbabwe opposition file presidential poll challenge

    Zimbabwe opposition file presidential poll challenge

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    Police were looking for Biti and eight other opposition leaders for allegedly fomenting violence following the disputed national election. ZEC declared that Mnangagwa won the election with 50.8 percent of the vote while Chamisa was said to have come second with 44.3 percent of the vote.
  • California's Holy Fire intensifies, forces thousands from their homes

    California's Holy Fire intensifies, forces thousands from their homes

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    Forrest Gordon Clark , 51, was arrested earlier this week on suspicion of felony arson and making a threat to terrorize in connection with the ignition of the Holy fire. Nielsen spoke Friday at a press briefing in Redding, California, to update the public on the Carr Fire in Shasta County. He was a six-year veteran of Cal Fire.
  • Yemen: Dozens of children killed in airstrike

    Yemen: Dozens of children killed in airstrike

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    The International Committee of the Red Cross said medics in the Yemeni city of Saada, where the attack took place, had received the bodies of the children, all of them under 15 years of age. Norway Refugee Council Secretary-General Jan Egeland described Thursday's airstrike differently: "grotesque, shameful, indignant". In a statement, Save the Children condemned the attacks and called for a "full, immediate and independent investigation into this and other recent attacks on civilians ...
  • Saudi Arabia pulls scholarships for students in Canada amid diplomatic tensions

    Saudi Arabia pulls scholarships for students in Canada amid diplomatic tensions

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    However, foreign ministry spokeswoman Marie-Pier Baril stressed that Canada would "always stand up for the protection of human rights. including women's rights, and freedom of expression around the world". Her brother's wife, Ensaf Haidar, lives in Canada and recently became a Canadian citizen. The Saudi government has said that it will cut scholarships for thousands of its students to study in Canada and national airline Saudia announced that it will suspend flights to Toronto beginning on ...
  • READ: Chris Collins Insider Trading Indictment Court Documents

    READ: Chris Collins Insider Trading Indictment Court Documents

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    Collins about Innate's drug trial failure. The Department of Justice released a statement that said the indictment is related to an Australian biotechnology company , Innate Immunotherapeutics. The charges were announced and the indictment unsealed in New York City on Wednesday. In addition, the watchdog group alleged Collins used his office to benefit the company by mentioning certain drugs at committee hearings and pushing Innate drugs to National Institute of Health officials.