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Sessions Rejected Russian Proposal by Campaign Adviser, Source Says

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Gordon said Papadopoulos also offered to appear on the Sunday talk show circuit on behalf of Trump but was turned down. The new information is renewing attention to how forthcoming Sessions has been with Congress. A lawyer for Clovis, who is now a senior White House adviser to the Agriculture Department, did not respond to a request for comment. The adviser also was present at a meeting of Trump's foreign policy team; a picture shows him three seats from Trump. Read More »

Rick Perry claims fossil fuels can prevent rape in Africa

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Earlier this year, President Donald Trump called on Congress to expand the production of fossil fuels to export to other countries. "One person told him about how light can be a deterrent to sexual assault and security in remote areas", Hynes said . Read More »

UK Parliament Passes Motion to Release Brexit Impact Studies

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The British government will hold discussions with members of parliament about handing over dozens of documents assessing the impact on the economy of leaving the EU, Brexit minister David Davis said on Thursday. During the debate, Starmer argued that passing the papers initially to the Brexit select committee would be a prudent approach, not least as it has a majority of Conservative MPs. Read More »

Man Attacks Wife With Hatchet, Kills Self With Chainsaw

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One officer had a sightline into the garage and saw that the suspect lying on the floor with life-threatening injuries that looked to have been self-inflicted with a chainsaw that was on the scene. When police responded, the man retreated back into the house, and officers started to set up a perimeter around the building. "They appear to be caused by a chainsaw". Read More »

Ex-Trump Campaign Official Withdraws From Nomination Amid Questions In Russia Probe

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Clovis was the one who brought George Papadopoulos onto the Trump campaign as a foreign policy adviser in March 2016, when Trump's foreign policy chops were being questioned . Republicans had not expressed much concern over Clovis' nomination, until the Russian Federation ties were revealed. Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to lying to FBI officials about his contacts with Russians he believed had links to the Kremlin during the campaign, one of the first prosecutions in Mueller's ... Read More »

Hasina 30th most powerful woman on Forbes list

On Forbes' list of the world's most powerful women in politics, President Tsai was ranked third after Merkel and May. On the work front, the 35-year-old is now shooting for the third season of American thriller television series " Quantico ". Read More »

Security increased for Monumental Marathon following NY terror attack

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Security in New York City is ramping up. "They'll be mixing in with the crowds to detect any suspicious activity". Police can be seen armed with riffles throughout the city and K-9 units can be seen sniffing for any threats. Earlier Wednesday, de Blasio told MSNBC that despite the increased security measures, he was hoping to send "a message to the whole world that we're not going to change who we are". Read More »

Tesla (TSLA) 3rd Quarter Earnings: What To Expect

Tesla sold $139 million of these credits in Q3 2016, and $100 million just last quarter, but this quarter's ZEV sales totaled less than $1 million. Since the launch of the Model 3 , the $35,000 vehicle in Tesla's battery-electric lineup, that's held true. Read More »

House Tax Bill Sets Limits on Pass-Through Tax Rate, Source Says

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ABC and Politico reported that Trump favors this name over the typical boring nomenclature used by lawmakers. "We're very close. With some final tweaks in this thing, and we're ready to go live tomorrow (Thursday)", he said . The New Yorkers sent the proposal to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Brady, King said. Read More »

Horizon Air pulling out of Alaska, closing Anchorage base

Lau Associates Llc bought 26,350 shares as the company's stock rose 6.48% with the market. It closed at $83.18 lastly. Etrade Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd (BABA) by 80.95% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Read More »

Clinton: 'Most Serious People' Understand Dossier Funding Was Legal

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Clinton also criticized how Trump responds in hard situations, the latest being the New York City terror attack on Tuesday that left eight people dead and a dozen injured. The research was originally funded by a Republican donor during the primaries and the Clinton campaign and the DNC began paying for it after Trump won the primary. Read More »

China hints at blocking move to list Masood Azhar as global terrorist

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The ministry further said, "India hopes there will be realisation that accommodating with terrorism for narrow objectives is short sighted and counter productive". Azhar is accused of several terrorist attacks in India. His Jaish-e-Mohammed is responsible for a series of deadly attacks in India including at the Uri military base in Kashmir past year in which 17 security personnel were killed. Read More »

LeT, JeM in US' terror list shared with Pak

Harakatul Mujahideen is a Pakistan-based militant group operating primarily in Kashmir. Jaish-e-Mohammed also targets India , primarily the state of Jammu and Kashmir, the USA said. Pakistan's foreign policy was being shaped by "different institutions", Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif has said, indirectly acknowledging that his ministry was not the lone authority. Read More »

BJP to launch poll campaign with 'Parivarthana Yatra' today

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The Bharatiya Janata Party is set to kick-start its early poll campaign with a 75-day "Parivarthana Yatra" scheduled to be launched on Thursday.That party national president Amit Shah is flagging off the yatra signifies its political importance for the BJP State unit, which is pulling out all stops to return to power in the 2018 Assembly polls even as it is trying to quell infighting. Read More »

California family found alive after pirate attack in the Amazon

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There were no added details on the family's escape. Authorities said pirates fled the scene after forcing the boat to dock and seizing belongings onboard, according to the Associated Press . According to the New York Post , the family was traveling through the Amazon by ferry on Sunday when their ferry was boarded by a group of armed thieves. Read More »

Quaid-e-Azam's only daughter passed away at 98

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After her marriage to Neville Wadia , Dina moved to India, and later, to the United Kingdom, reported The Express Tribune, visiting Pakistan only after her father's death. Taking a cue from her mother's hereditary business in the textile industry, she also took keen interest in the management of Bombay Dyeing, the textile firm managed by her son Nusli Wadia. Read More »

Comey book title: 'A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership'

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The title pointedly alludes to President Trump telling Comey, in a private dinner in January, "I need loyalty, I expect loyalty". Comey's firing led to the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller - a former FBI director himself - to take over the investigation into whether Trump campaign officials colluded with Russians to swing the 2016 election. Read More »

Assassin's Creed: Origins anti-tamper tech does not cause performance issues

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Assassin's Creed Origins not only utilises the beleaguered, uncrackable Denuvo (that's been cracked to smithereens), but also VMProtect, which runs executable code within a virtual machine. The exhibition will feature a range of stunning photos captured using the much-acclaimed in-game Photo Mode tool and taken by four of the UK's leading Instagram travel photographers, who were posed a challenge by Ubisoft: 'If you were able to travel back to Ancient Egypt, what picture would you post?' As ... Read More »

Graham and McCain: NYC terror suspect should be held as enemy combatant

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Sen. Lindsey Graham , South Carolina Republican, said he wants President Trump to break with the Obama administration and flex the enemy combatant procedures so the government can take more time for the interrogation. Witnesses also told CBS that he yelled "Allahu Akbar" before exiting a rented truck along Manhattan's West Side Highway. "There's enough evidence to believe that he qualifies as an enemy combatant under the law of war". Read More »

Woman with jail-born daughter among 12 prisoners return from India

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Now they would be able to reunite with their family in Pakistan. Rashida along with her daughters Fatima and Mumtaz was arrested on May 8, 2006 at the Attari worldwide border after they were caught smuggling narcotics into India. The plight of the Pakistani sisters was taken up with the court and the union government by local lawyer Navjot Kaur. Chabba had approached Prime Minister office and the offices of Union Ministry of External Affairs and Home to make possible their repatriation. Read More »

US Considering Charging Russian Govt Officials Behind DNC Hacking

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Mr Mueller and the Justice Department agreed to allow the technical cyber investigation to continue under the original team of agents and prosecutors, the Wall Street Journal reported . The DNC computer system hack played a central role in the USA intelligence community's January assessment that Russian President Vladimir Putin orchestrated a campaign to influence the presidential election. Read More »

Released CIA Files: Hitler Survived WWII, Lived in Colombia?

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Phillip Citroen , a former SS member and co-founder of the Maracaibo Times, told the Central Intelligence Agency that he met the Nazi dictator in a place called the Residencies Coloniales, in the city of Tunja, Colombia, a place he described as "overcrowded with former German Nazis ". Read More »

Seoul warns of new North Korea missile tests

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Abe reiterated his full backing of Trump's policy of putting all options, including military ones, on the table in dealing with North Korea. In a regular briefing Thursday, ministry spokesman Noh Kyu-duk said he's aware of news reports that the U.S.is pushing for direct diplomacy with North Korea. Read More »

Research Ratings: Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. (FDP), Snap-on Incorporated (SNA)

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Middle East and N. Africa reported the sale of 4,366 shares of ( FDP ). Eidelman Virant Capital's holdings in Fresh Del Monte Produce were worth $918,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. The shares were sold at an average price of $49.22, for a total value of $219,127.44. The data from the past twelve months tells a similar story: insiders executed 7 buys and 60 sells, and ownership decreased by a net of 665313 shares. Read More »

AAP needs Lt Governor's nod to govern capital: SC

Senior lawyer Gopal Subramaniam, representing the AAP government, made the argument before a five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra . Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his AAP have repeatedly accused the Lieutenant Governor of encroaching on the state government's powers and blocking its decisions. Read More »

Police hunt 'nonchalant' gunman who killed 3 at Colorado Walmart

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Police said Thursday morning Scott Ostrem is at large and should be considered armed and risky. The lone gunman, identified as 47-year-old Scott Ostrem, reportedly walked into the Walmart "nonchalantly" and opened fire randomly on a group of people near the cash registers, according to a spokesperson for the Thornton Police Department. Read More »

LPG rate sees 19th hike in 16 months

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Similarly, a 19-kg commercial cylinder will now cost Rs 1,310.50 in the national capital. ATF will now cost Rs 54,143 per kilolitre (kl) in Delhi, Rs 1,098 per kl more than Rs 53,045 previously, Indian Oil Corporation stated in a release. Read More »

Kidde fire extinguishers with plastic handles recalled

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A massive recall of 37.8 million fire extinguishers has been issued by the federal government. There's also concern over the nozzle detaching with so much force that it could injure someone. They were sold in red, white and silver colors. The model number is printed on the fire extinguisher label. At least 391 incidents of failed or limited activation or nozzle detachment have been reported. Read More »

United Kingdom authorities issue extradition request for Manchester Arena bomber's brother

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Police have previously said they do not think Salman Abedi was part of a wider network but believe others were involved in the planning of the attack and named Hashem as a suspect. The Libyan authorities are considering the UK's formal request, Greater Manchester Police said. He detonated the device at the end of an Ariane Grande concert with 353 people, including 175 children, around him in the foyer of the arena venue. Read More »

Hillary Cops to Funding Dossier, But Deflects to Russia Probe

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He's an experienced lawyer, he knows what the law is, he knows what opposition research is. "That's something that may have influenced some people". "That's something that may have influenced some people, and it's part of what happens in a campaign where you get information that may or may not be useful, and you try to make sure anything you put out in the public arena is accurate". Read More »

'National duty' to rape women who wear ripped jeans: Egyptian lawmaker

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Egyptian lawyer Nabih al-Wahsh recently shared his misogynistic views on TV, in which he states that women who wear ripped jeans, specifically from the back, deserve to be raped. Egypt's National Council for Women now plans to file a complaint against the lawyer and the TV channel. The National Council also said it would be filing a complaint against Mr al-Wahsh himself and rebuked his assertion. Read More »

NYC Halloween Parade Marches on Hours After Terror Attack

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Lois Beckett, a reporter for the Guardian US , was at the parade and asked attendees why they chose to come out to celebrate despite the day's events. "We will not be cowed". It was taken in Manhattan's West Village during the city's annual Halloween Parade Tuesday night, just a few blocks away and a mere few hours after a man mowed down pedestrians and bicyclists with a rented truck. Read More »

'Fake news' named word of the year

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Fake news , a term heavily popularised by US President Donald Trump, been named the word of the year by Collins dictionary due to its widespread use around the world. Other words on the list include "gender fluid", "fidget spinner" and "cuffing season", which is the habit of single people looking for a partner for the winter months but not necessarily for a longer period. Read More »

Hundreds of Palestinians protest on Balfour Declaration's 100th anniversary

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The letter stated the United Kingdom government's intention of giving away land to establish a "national home" for Jewish people in Palestine. He committed a grave sin: promising the homeland of one people to another. A woman wearing a mask of Queen Elisabeth stands next to the message by the elusive artist Banksy on the anniversary of the Balfour Declaration Bethlehem, West Bank, Wednesday, Nov. Read More »

White House Denies Trump Called Justice System A 'Laughingstock'

The suspect, Sayfullo Saipov, was shot on the scene and quickly taken into custody. It was probably a slip of the tongue, but Twitter was swift and unforgiving in its skewering of Sarah Huckabee Sanders after the White House press secretary referred to "JFK" and "Kennedy" as two different presidents during a Tuesday press briefing . Read More »

Fiona the hippo's father has died, Cincinnati Zoo says

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Henry was seven-months-old when he was brought to live at Dickerson Park Zoo. Maynard said the zoo will keep tissues and other samples for learning and scientific purposes. Henry, along with female partner Bibi, went to Cincinnati as part of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums Species Survival Plan (SSP), a program dedicated to the survival of endangered animals. Read More »

Rajnath Singh targets Congress on corruption in HP

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Singh said, corruption should not be tolerated and each political party must ensure that if any leader is accused of any corruption, and there is a prima facie case against him or her, then the leader should offer his or her resignation. "Congress is a party that now deals only with 'bhrashtachaar' (corruption), 'pariwaarwaad' (family), 'jaatiwaad' (appeasement of castes)". Lal had also served as Congress president Sonia Gandhi's personal security officer. Read More »

Catalan leaders due before Madrid court on rebellion charge

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On Monday, Spain's chief prosecutor said the Catalan leaders were accused of rebellion - which carries a maximum 30-year jail term - as well as sedition and misuse of funds. Bekaert, Puigdemont's Belgian lawyer, told Belgian broadcaster VTM on Wednesday that if Spain seeks Puigdemont's extradition, it would be up to Belgian judges, not the government, to make a decision. Read More »

Militants attack CRPF vehicle in Anantnag

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The injured CRPF jawans have been shifted to a nearby hospital, where they are now being treated. The terrorists who attacked the convoy managed to escape, but the entire area has been cordoned off and a search operation launched to track them down. Read More »

Gender equality will be impossible for a hundred years - WEF

Although Saudi Arabia still ranks toward the bottom on the WEF global index of progress toward closing the gender gap in public and social life, it has improved three places over last year to rank 138th globally, and is among the biggest improvers in the years since the report first appeared, according to Saadia Zahidi , the WEF's head of gender and education . Read More »

Israel Attacks Syria's Homs Province, Syria Fires Anti-Aircraft Missiles

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He did not give details of any casualties. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based organization that reports on the war, said the airstrike had targeted a military installation. Al Mayadeen claimed the attack was aimed at a "factory of copper vessels", but the Arabic-language Sky News site reported the IAF struck a weapons factory four times, according to Ynet , which quoted the site. Read More »

New York Truck Attack Victims: Who Were the Eight People Slain

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Eleven others were seriously hurt when the truck driver struck in broad daylight just blocks from the 9/11 Memorial, on the West Side of Lower Manhattan , close to schools as children and their parents geared up to celebrate Halloween. The attacker was taken to a hospital and according to the latest reports is out of surgery at the hospital. One other victim has been identified as a female Belgian national, as confirmed by the country's deputy Prime Minister, however her name and other ... Read More »