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Democratic memo rebutting GOP claims of Federal Bureau of Investigation spying abuse released

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And, the Democrats write, federal officials told the FISA court the FBI suspected Steele was hired by an American "looking for information that could be used to discredit Candidate #1's campaign". "The Democrat memo response on government surveillance abuses is a total political and legal BUST", the president tweeted. The details of what exactly the Justice Department verified from the dossier were redacted, but the memo does outline that information Page gave while testifying to Congress ... Read More »

Polls for 6 Rajya Sabha seats from Maharashtra on March 23

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The last date for filing nominations is March 12, scrutiny will take place on March 13 and the last date of withdrawal of canidature is March 15, the EC release said. As per report, at least 10 members have to be elected from Uttar Pradesh however 3 members from Odisha to be elected for the Upper House. Recently, BJP's Venkaiah Naidu being elected as the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha and also BJP's president Amit Shah got elected to the Rajya Sabha. Read More »

The most off-script moments from President Trump's CPAC speech

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Trump says schools need to go on offense as well as defense. Trump also tried to make arguments against arming teachers disappear, too. And I said to our people, don't use the word reform because they are were going to go with the tax reform act, and I said no wonder for 45 years nothing's been passed ... Read More »

Gift bomb kills groom, grandmother

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As per reports by ANI , the blast took place at Patnagarh in Odisha's Bolangir district. The grandmother of the groom too was killed in the explosion. The trio was first rushed to the Patnagarh Government Hospital and later shifted to the District Headquarters Hospital, where the elderly woman succumbed to her injuries. Read More »

Canada wins ice hockey bronze against Czech Republic

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Germany has never won a silver or gold medal in hockey. I'm going to remember this for the rest of my life. "I'm ecstatic right now". OAR will now face the victor of the Germany-Canada game for the gold medal on Sunday. Despite its slow start Saturday, Canada found itself leading 2-1 after the period took off like a firecracker with three goals in 31 seconds. That gave Canada three goals on its first eight shots, a reversal from the semifinal loss when the Canadians gave up three goals on ... Read More »

Ire at CPM state meet over murder of tribal youth

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Madhu was beaten to death after his hands were tied using his dhoti by a group of people who accused him of theft, according to the victim's mother. The accused have been charged with sections of murder and will be produced in court on Monday. Read More »

Protest March Against PM Modi Denied, Congress Releases Black Balloons

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Police officials said that no one had been detained for the protest. "We demand that there should be an RBI probe in the matter (PNB scam) at the earliest", Sibal said. The prime minister said India has turned around in last four years from being put in five most fragile economies globally few years back, and the country is now being seen as growing to a United States dollars 5-trillion economy soon. Read More »

Trump, Florida Governor Slam FBI Over Parkland School Shooting

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US President Donald Trump has criticised the FBI for allegedly spending too much time on the Russian Federation investigation instead of preventing the Florida school shooting . Does it have anything to do with Russia? No". He said the indictments countered Trump's frequent comments that the Russian Federation investigation is a "hoax". Read More »

Florida shooting: armed guard 'failed to act'

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Staff members returned for the first time on Friday to the Florida high school where 17 students and faculty were gunned down last week in one of the deadliest school attacks in U.S. The plan comes about a week after a gunman with a history of run-ins with law enforcement and mental health issues killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in south Florida. Read More »

Warren Buffett will retire from board of Kraft Heinz

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Is a big acquisition in Berkshire's plans? Buffett's yearly check-in with Berkshire Hathaway investors through his investment letter is a closely watched event on Wall Street. "Each has been with Berkshire for decades, and Berkshire's blood flows through their veins". While the Wells Fargo investment has struggled in recent months because of scandals over how it treats customers, Apple has performed better. Read More »

WEATHER WARNING: Bitterly cold Russian air to blast NI

The Met Office is forecasting "persistent snow showers on from 4pm on Monday and throughout Tuesday". Some rural communities could become cut off. "There will be a real hard frost at night time". He said: "Our weather has steadily been turning colder over the past few days". It will be cold and dry tonight, with skies clearing and temperatures lows between 0 and -3C. Read More »

Bihar CM announces ex-gratia for families of deceased

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Reports say that the students of the Dharampur Government Middle School, which is located along the national highway, were about to cross the National Highway 77 after school. Deputy inspector general of police (DIG), Muzaffarpur range, Anil Kumar Singh, who was headed to Patna for a crime meeting, returned to Muzaffarpur midway to supervise the rescue operations. Read More »

BP plc (BP) Holdings Trimmed by FDx Advisors Inc

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Fmr Llc who had been investing in Tjx Cos Inc New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $48.31B market cap company. Barrett Asset Management LLC now owns 5,992 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock worth $230,000 after acquiring an additional 1,500 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

PM Modi launches subsidised Amma two-wheeler scheme in Tamil Nadu

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The subsidised scooter scheme for working women is an electoral promise of Ms Jayalalithaa . PM Modi also planted a sapling as part of the Tamil Nadu government's annual tree-plantation drive. "Thus, a woman's future is secured, the entire house future is secured", Modi said. "After the NDA came to power, the state received Rs 1,80,000 crore under the 14th finance commission", he said. Read More »

Russia's most advanced fighter arrives in Syria

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In 2015, the Russian government announced it would buy an initial batch of only 12 aircraft, with its entry into service expected only by 2019-20. "We do not consider these jets to be a threat to our operations in Syria , and will continue to deconflict operations as necessary", Rankine-Galloway said. Read More »

Trump, at CPAC, announces 'heaviest'-ever N.Korea sanctions

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He suggests a "phase two" could be "very unfortunate for the world". "If the sanctions don't work, we'll have to go to phase two", Trump said during a joint press conference with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull . "We are going to continue in that form". Officials from both Seoul and Washington said there was no prospect of a meeting between Ivanka Trump and the North Korean representatives. Read More »

Few showers Saturday, heavy rain Sunday — FIRST ALERT FORECAST

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It will only leave about a tenth of an inch, so that won't have an effect on river levels. This week in the central USA there have been a few reports of "thunder ice" or "thunder-freezing rain". Wind chill values as low as -20. North wind around 6 miles per hour. Tuesday: A chance of snow before 10 a.m., then rain and snow. The afternoon will be especially warm with highs approaching 60 degrees. Read More »

Priyanka Chopra terminates contract with Nirav Modi's brand

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Ananthasubramanian, who is managing director and CEO of Allahabad Bank, said at her bank also, SWFIT is not linked to CBS and the process of linking both the systems is now on. In a letter, Nirav Modi has accused the bank of shutting the doors on the recovery process by "destroying his brand and business". Raids have been conducted for over a week on properties associated with Nirav Modi and his partner Mehul Choksi located across the country. Read More »

The prices of German diesel cars can collapse: the cause

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The Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig began hearing the case Thursday and had been expected to issue a verdict within hours. The German Government recently admitted that at least 20 of its cities would fail to comply with European Union limits for nitrogen oxide emission levels by 2020. Read More »

Lebanese suspect of Filipina maid murder detained

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MALACANANG is hoping that authorities will prosecute and punish the suspects in the killing of overseas Filipino worker (OFW) Joanna Demafelis in Kuwait in 2016. While many work in lower-paid unregulated jobs, the workers have been hailed as national heroes back home because the money they send back amounts to around 10 percent the country's gross domestic product. Read More »

Shooting reported at Southeast Louisiana University; 2 injured

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The suspects were taken into custody by the University Police Department and will be booked with attempted murder. School officials said in the tweet that the incident involved several individuals. "Fortunately, they are not life-threatening gunshots, " university spokeswoman Tonya Lowentritt said earlier Friday morning. The incident remains under investigation. Read More »

Australian deputy PM Barnaby Joyce stands down after harassment claim

This complaint was not made exclusively to address the incident against me - it is about speaking up against inappropriate behaviour by people in powerful positions. "He has personal issues that he has to address and he feels that he can not do that from the despatch box", Mr Turnbull said. Mr Turnbull, who is visiting the United States, insisted that relations between his party and the Nationals remained strong. Read More »

Watch the teen survivors of Stoneman Douglas confront Marco Rubio

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Rubio publicly announced those positions during a town hall hosted by CNN with survivors and family members who lost loved ones in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14. It is too easy to get. That drew jeers. Visibly angry, Guttenberg responded: "That is a weapon of war". "I commended (Rubio) for being there". "Senator Rubio, can you tell me right now that you will not accept a single donation from the NRA? ". Read More »

NCAA declares Arizona Wildcats Allonzo Trier ineligible after failed drug test

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Arizona Wildcats guard Allonzo Trier has been ruled ineligible by the NCAA after a drug test revealed a small amount of a banned substance in Trier's body, The University of Arizona confirmed Thursday. But a random early morning test a few weeks ago, taken when Thompson said Trier was not sufficiently hydrated, produced a positive test for a trace amount of Ostarine. Read More »

H-1B visa approval made tough by Donald Trump administration

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Theda Fisher, an immigration attorney with Withers Bergman, said that the memo isn't issuing new guidelines per say, but instead makes existing H-1B visa requirements "official". "They also apply and get H-1B visas on behalf of the techies who cough up huge amounts to work in the US", Lakshmikanth added. The new policy envisages a detailed documentation of a legitimate employer-employee relationship while the latter is working at a third-party worksite. Read More »

Ivanka Trump says visit to Korea is to reaffirm 'commitment' to ally

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The US says the new sanctions are created to put a further squeeze on North Korea, cutting off sources of revenue and fuel for its nuclear programme and clamping down on evasion of already existing restrictions. Just before U.S. President Donald Trump's speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland, the Treasury Department unveiled its Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) List aimed at blocking funding for North Korea's nuclear development. Read More »

Businesses distancing themselves from NRA in wake of Parkland shooting

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Two major companies, Enterprise Holdings Inc. - which operates Enterprise , Alamo , and National Car Rental - and First National Bank of Omaha have ended co-branding partnerships with the National Rifle Association . The NRA " member benefits " page offers savings on a credit card, hearing aids, vehicle rentals, travel, auto purchases and prescription drugs, among other things. Read More »

Taliban militants attack Afghan army post in Farah killing 18 soldiers

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Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said the Kabul attack took place in the Shash Darak area near North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters and not far from the U.S. 24, 2018. "A large number of Taliban attacked an army outpost and we lost 18 soldiers and two were wounded", said the spokesman, Dawlat Waziri. In Helmand province, two soldiers were killed in a vehicle bomb attack at the entrance of the army base in Nad Aali district today. Read More »

Voting Begins For The Two Constituencies, Mungaoli And Kolaras

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A chase of votes would continue albeit through door-to-door campaigning. Voting begins for the by-elections of the two constituencies of Madhya Pradesh . In a first, the BJP also deployed Yashodhara Raje Scindia, minister for sports and youth welfare in the Shivraj cabinet, and Jyotiraditya's aunt, to the campaign, in a departure from the Scindia dynasty's tradition of not directly campaigning against each other. Read More »

Winter Olympics 2018: The United States has way fewer medals than expected

Meyers Taylor and Kaillie Humphries of Canada are also the only women in the world who have won three Olympic bobsled medals. "We've endured so much, we've persevered through so much", Marvin said to NBC reporters after the game . "My body just probably can't take another four years". Canada was the most successful country in terms of medal haul, landing one of each thanks to a 1-2 finish in women's ski cross and a bronze in figure skating. Read More »

Debutants Multan Sultans beat Peshawar Zalmi in PSL opener

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This will be no easy match for PSL newcomers Multan Sultans in what is expected to be a feisty Punjab derby this evening. The match begins with a tear-jerking rendition of the national anthem and the spectators are enthralled by a fantastic display of cricket from a host of local and foreign stars where no quarter is asked for nor given. Read More »

Pakistan troops ask villagers to evacuate Uri villages on Zero Line

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According to the Army, Pakistan troops started firing at 11.50 a.m. on Saturday. He said Indian soldiers were retaliating effectively and no casualties have been reported so far. In a tweet he said, 'Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Taad and Jabdi of Police Station Karnah, Kupwara'. A Pakistan Army spokesman said in a statement that defence attaches of the United States, the UK, France , China , Turkey and Indonesia visited the LoC in Rawalakot sector. Read More »

Former Netanyahu Confidant Turns State's Witness In Corruption Investigation

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The accusation that he tried to cut a deal with the publisher of Yediot Achronot to secure better coverage seemed sensational when it was first voiced. "Every two hours there is a new case and we understand the goal, questioning persons close to me, and we know why, to create a cloud of doubt regarding me..." Zionist Suspended Communications Ministry Director-General Shlomo Filber , who for a time was Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-hand man, will serve as a "state" witness in ... Read More »

Ivanka Trump arrives in South Korea for Olympics

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Last year North Korea tested three intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching the United States as well as its sixth and most powerful nuclear weapon. Kim Yong Chol , the former head of the North's Reconnaissance General Bureau, has also been accused of involvement in the shelling of Yeonpyeong island in the Republic of Korea in 2010, which killed four people. Read More »

Gov. Eric Greitens of Missouri Indicted for Invasion of Privacy

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Last month, Greitens revealed he had an extramarital affair with his hair dresser. "Everything about @EricGreitens - his dark money, his lies, his scandals, his crimes - has been a stain on Missouri", Webber said. Greitens was taken to a St. Louis jail Thursday and then released, and he said on Facebook that the indictment is politically motivated. This is not the person Missourians thought they were voting for in 2016. Read More »

The Media Is Lying To The Parkland Survivors

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Bill Nelson . Both Deutch and Nelson said they would support a ban on assault weapons. But the senator said a "better answer" than banning assault weapons is to "make sure that risky criminals, people that are deranged can not buy any gun of any kind". Read More »

John Kelly and Jared Kushner in fateful showdown over security clearance

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But Vanity Fair says that by issuing a red line, Kelly has pulled off a "political masterstroke" by training more spotlight on the president's ethics, which will endure whether he stays or goes. The Feb. 9 phone call from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to White House counsel Donald McGahn came amid growing public scrutiny of a number of administration officials without final security clearances. Read More »

Who is Rick Gates? Paul Manafort associate to plead guilty

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The two men were initially charged last October with unregistered lobbying and conspiring to launder millions of dollars they earned while working on behalf of a pro-Russian Ukrainian political party. Gates's expected cooperation with Mueller is pretty clearly bad news for Manafort. To date, several high-profile members of President Trump's campaign and administration have pleaded guilty to various charges, including lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about their respective ... Read More »

South Sudan children 'forced to watch rape'

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Across South Sudan , five years of ongoing conflict has uprooted more than four million people but peace efforts are under way both internationally and at grassroots level to end violence. Internally displaced women walk to a food distribution in the early morning at the Protection of Civilian site (PoC) in Bentiu, South Sudan . Another pregnant woman said she had seen suspected opposition fighters being tortured and killed. Read More »

Missing airplane carrying four people located in San Juan County; no survivors

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The Kaupp family are pleading for help in locating the missing aircraft, asking people on social media to contact airports between Grand Junction and Albuquerque. CBC News has confirmed Clint Kaupp, 28, Tim Mueller, 28, pilot Bill Kaupp, 64, and Ron Mckenzie, 66, were on the flight. "I was positive they weren't in Albuquerque, because they'd have cell service there". Read More »

Samaritan Saves Girl From Kidnapping in California

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Jack Osborn and Caleb Mason, the two attorneys for the seven adult Turpin children, gave a positive update regarding the status of the 13 children who were enslaved by their parents David and Louise Turpin, reported CBS News . Authorities say they found a filthy home and malnourished kids. The seven oldest children , who are recovering in hospital, had never seen a toothbrush before. Read More »

At US urging, Pakistan to be placed on terrorism-financing list

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A global money-laundering watchdog has placed Pakistan back on its terrorist financing watchlist, Indian media and a diplomatic source said on Friday. led motion to put Pakistan on watch list -No consensus for nominating Pakistan -proposing 3months pause &asking APG for another report to b considered in June الحمداللہ. Read More »

Mueller files new charges against Manafort and Gates

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The organization, known as the European Centre for a Modern Ukraine, "was created in or about 2012 in Belgium as a mouthpiece for Yanukovych and the Party of Regions", his political party, the indictment says. "If the feds don't send Manafort to jail for life, if the allegations are true, NY state will send him to jail for life because ( special counsel Robert) Mueller is sharing information with NY state", Scarborough said. Read More »

Teachers' groups reject President Trump's suggestion to arm educators

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The answer is obvious: the carnage will end when Americans start caring more about their children's safety than they do for their obsession with guns, and sadly, they're not there yet. No, we announced Wayne LaPierre-I don't know if you follow me on Twitter , but I tweeted out that Wayne was coming weeks ago. "Crying white mothers are ratings gold". Read More »