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Stormy Daniels coming to Windsor in June

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But Trump's new lawyer Rudy Giuliani has blown up that narrative in the past week when claiming that the president was not only aware of it but reimbursed Cohen for it. Investigators also asked Vekselberg about donations the head of his U.S. affiliate made to Trump's inaugural fund and campaign funds, sources said. Read More »

Pelosi Calls Ad Saying She'll Raise Taxes 'Accurate'

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Will Pelosi hurt Democrats during the midterms? She also reiterated a point that she's previously made that she brings gender diversity to major negotiations between the White House and Congress. "I feel very confident about the support my colleagues in our caucus are giving me", she said. "I think if they have to do that to win the election, I'm all for winning", she said. Read More »

Japanese Foreign Ministry: No Comment on Israeli Shoe Served to PM Abe

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Some said the chef had to make a minimum of inquiry about the guests and their cultural issues, while others said putting shoes on the table was totally wrong, regardless of which culture the guest belongs to. "We now have the utmost respect for the Japanese prime minister". He brought with him an enormous delegation of businessmen, the heads of the largest corporations. Read More »

Narendra Modi in Koppal, Karnataka, attacks Congress blames their caste based politics

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It has held power before in Karnataka and Modi is addressing rallies to win back the state from the main opposition Congress party and build momentum for the general election. "Look at the irony, Congress is losing state after state ever since Gandhi took over as party's vice president and then party chief. But people of this land of Basaveshwara will not allow it to happen", he said. Read More »

Trump defends nominee for Central Intelligence Agency

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Haspel, who serves as the CIA's deputy director and has spent 33 years in the agency, most of it undercover, faces some opposition in Congress because of her connection to the interrogation program, which was set up after the September 11, 2001, attacks. Read More »

Magnitude 4.5 quake strikes near Cabazon, CA

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The quake was centered 11 kilometers north of Cabazon and struck at 4:49 a.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. People from the desert to the Pacific coast in Southern California reported feeling it. Residents of Southern California were jolted awake early Tuesday morning as a 4.5 magnitude natural disaster was felt by millions. Quakes between 2.5 to 5.4 are relatively frequent (30,000 a year) and can cause minor damage . Read More »

Australia's treasurer: No mammoth tax cuts ahead. AUDUSD opens little changed

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That is where we wanted to be to for years". In his third budget - fed by an unexpected rush of tax revenue - Mr Morrison has been able to point to a narrow surplus of $2.2 billion in 2019/20, a year earlier than forecast. "We're for lower taxes, because we're for a stronger economy", Mr Morrison told cabinet. However, he warned that the cuts would be modest. It's expected part of the tax relief will come through increasing the low-income tax offset, while the budget promises tax cuts ... Read More »

No. 19 Auburn eighth after one round at NCAA Regional

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As one of the top players to come out of OSU's storied golf program, Fowler and his Main Event Productions bring a unique perspective to the team's ongoing tradition of excellence. Other teams of interest include No. 38 Texas A&M (+7), UTSA (+10), No. 21 Oklahoma (+11), No. 25 Houston (+12), No. 49 Texas Tech (+12) and Houston Baptist (+13) trailing the leaders. Read More »

Man shoots self after killing 3 people in MD home

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Three other adults in the home where the three people were killed were able to escape unharmed. "Our negotiators have been speaking with him via phone". Authorities were continuing to investigate Snyder's home Monday night. Multiple people have been shot dead in a home in Montgomery County, Maryland, police say. Read More »

NEET 2018 medical entrance exam to be held today

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The NHRC has issued notices to the Chairperson of CBSE and the Chief Secretary of the Tamil Nadu Government, asking for detailed reports explaining why students were forced to appear for exams outside of their home state and put forth the question as to what steps were being taken to ensure the same doesn't occur again. Read More »

Armenian ruling party to vote for PM nominee - lawmaker

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Lena Nazaryan told MPs that the revolution was a culmination of two decades of despair and struggle. "School teachers are free, local administrations are free". "He promised to reflect on it", Pashinyan said during a rally in central Yerevan . Pashinyan's protest movement was sparked when Sarksyan, barred by the constitution from seeking another term as president, became prime minister instead. Read More »

China April exports bounce back more than expected despite United States trade brawl

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Chinese President Xi Jinping's top economic adviser, Liu He, who headed the Chinese side during the Beijing talks, is expected to visit Washington for those meetings, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Monday. China's April imports also grew strongly, suggesting its domestic demand remains resilient despite rising corporate borrowing costs and cooling property sales. Read More »

Four killed in clashes in Indian Kashmir main city

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Rafi's elder brother Imtiyaz told Asia Times: "There was no coordination between them [police] for our travel as we were made to take undue halts and diversions, one after another, as a result of which our precious time got wasted". Security has been strengthened especially in sensitive areas of south Kashmir, including Shopian district, to maintain order. Four other militants, including wanted Hizbul commander Saddam Padder - with a total estimated bounty of $156,030 (Rs 1.05 crore) on ... Read More »

Sunday begins National Nurses Week

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National Nurses Week runs until May 12 and that day happens to be Nightingale's birthday. She says nurses often are not given credit for their hours of education and training. We hope if you are a nurse, or if you are considering nursing as a profession, you take advantage of what Evangelical has to offer as a place of employment. Read More »

China sentences former political rising star to life in prison for corruption

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Sun Zhengcai , former secretary of the Chongqing Municipal Committee of the CPC and member of the powerful party, was handed life sentence taking bribes of over 170 million yuan (26.7 million United States dollars). "As a high-level leader, Sun Zhengcai should have set a good example", Xinhua said, but instead his corruption "damaged the normal working of government organs, corrupted the work of national government workers and undermine the reputation of Chinese civil servants". Read More »

Buffett and Munger hit back at Musk over 'moats'

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Buffett acceded that moats have become susceptible to invasions recently but stuck to his time-tested formula. "Elon may turn things upside down in some areas. Also, Director Kimbal Musk sold 1,875 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, April 5th. "Elon says a conventional moat is quaint, and that's true of a puddle of water", Munger said. Read More »

Embrace North Korea as dialogue partner — ASEAN

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North Korea further warned the USA not to mislead the public by claiming responsibility for Pyongyang's decision. The sanctions were a response to Pyongyang's continued testing of intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) and other nuclear-powered weapons. Read More »

China Talks End With Little Progress

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The talks over the past two days have involved a high-level USA trade delegation led by Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin and top Chinese officials, including Vice Premier Liu He, following months of threats and counter threats from both sides in a series of disputes over trade practices. Read More »

Schiff: Judge's comments on Mueller probe won't stop Manafort case

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Ellis III casting doubts over Mueller's case with former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort . I don't see what relation this indictment has with what the special counsel is authorized to investigate. Neither of those situations applies to the prosecution of Manafort. Cramer added, moreover, that it's "hardly shocking" when prosecutors charge defendants to gain their cooperation against bigger fish. Read More »

US 'Balikatan' mutual defense exercises open today

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In 2016, the Philippines's highest court authorized US troops to return to the Asian nation for the first time since it had kicked out all American military presence over two decades earlier. "Interoperability is an enabler for nation building. We must always be prepared to act alone, and that is our most advantageous course, but many of our security objectives are best achieved or can only be achieved through our alliances and other formal security structures", Lorenzana said. Read More »

Canada's Emergency Alert System Fails First Quebec Test

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Alerts could be broadcast in response to numerous life-threatening matters involving fires, natural disasters and even terrorist threats, and be transmitted via cellphone, television and radio. "The CRTC has no insights with respect to what occurred in Hawaii, other than what has been reported in the media", the regulator said. Unlike SMS text messages, the Alert Ready messages are one-way, operate on a separate channel and are not billed to subscribers. Read More »

Peninsula weather: Some rain possible Monday

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Saturday: Mostly sunny - high near 85. Low: 62. High: 79. EXTENDED: Chances for showers and storms will begin to increase starting Wednesday with a more active pattern into the weekend. After, expect significant clearing as high pressure builds in from the upper great lakes region and temperatures topping out up around 70. Partly cloudy skies are forecast for Tuesday night with a 20% chance of a shower. Read More »

Gearing up for Tuesday's primary election

Likewise, to vote in the Republican Primary, you must be registered as a Republican. It is illegal for a person to register and vote from two different addresses. Will I have to show ID? Identification won't be required until 2019. Must I vote the entire ballot? All voters are allowed to receive help from precinct officials and certain relatives. Read More »

Yogi meets with hailstorm affected, injured families in Agra

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In a no-holds-barred attack on the ruling Congress in Karnataka, UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday held Siddaramaiah government responsible for the birth and flourishing of "jihadism" in the state. Referring to his detractors, Adityanath thundered, "They ask me why I come to Karnataka so often". Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday visited the storm-affected villages, met the injured and survivors, and also presented cheques to the bereaved families, ... Read More »

Packs of wild dogs maul 6 children to death in India

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The Uttar Pradesh Police will be deploying drones and night vision devices from Monday to tackle with the menace of feral dogs after 6 children were killed and 7 others injured in the past 6 days in Sitapur district of the state. Experts believe shortage of food after the crackdown on illegal abattoirs may be a reason for the aggression among dogs, according to PTI. She had gone with two other children to pick mangoes, which are coming into season in north India . Read More »

Taliban assault Afghan police patrol in Kandahar, killing 5

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Days after Afghan forces' April 2 raid on a religious school in the Dasht-e-Archi district of the Kunduz province, UNAMA announced it would investigate the matter. UNAMA's casualty toll is lower than the original toll of 59 dead and 57 wounded given to AFP by security sources and health officials. An Afghan official says that at least five police officers have been killed in a Taliban attack on their patrol in southern Kandahar province. Read More »

Top recruit Brandon Williams recommits to Arizona Wildcats

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For several minutes there was a search for Williams, who finally came out of the locker room and thanked his family and basketball coaches before announcing he would stay with his original commitment and go to the University of Arizona. The 6-foot-2 guard is the top ranked player in Arizona's 2018 recruiting class. Arizona's class is ranked No. 21 in the nation by 247 Sports. After having zero commitments, the Wildcats picked up four in April in Samford grad transfer and point guard ... Read More »

NY state attorney general Eric Schneiderman resigns amid sexual abuse allegations

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Eric Schneiderman released a statement late Monday saying the allegations will "effectively prevent him from leading the office's work" and therefore will resign on the close of business on Tuesday. There was no doubt that Schneiderman would do so; the only question was whether he waited a day or two, perhaps risking the possibility that other women victims would come forward. Read More »

Florida man accused of trying to 'barbecue' sex offenders

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He allegedly said he was at the hotel to "barbecue all the child molesters on fire and kill them", according to police. He also allegedly poured gasoline into a window after breaking it, before doing the same to a auto he rammed. Witnesses said he was carrying a cigarette the entire time. The suspect has been jailed in Osceola County, Fla. without bond. Porto-Sierra has been charged with four counts of attempted premeditated murder. Read More »

Amazon Beaten By Walmart In Battle For India's Flipkart

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The traders' body demanded that the government make it mandatory that such deals take place only when 75% of the sellers on an e-platform give their assent since they would be the worst sufferers. It also alleged that after failing to enter India through the FDI route, Walmart has chosen the e-commerce option, which will be quite harmful to traders. Read More »

Red Sox 6, Rangers 1: The real Chris Sale is back

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Chris Sale wishes he could be on the mound for the Boston Red Sox in their next series at Yankee Stadium. J.D. Martinez and Sandy Leon homered for the Red Sox, who took three of four in Texas to start a 10-game road trip that matches their longest of the season. Read More »

Iranian president seeks European Union guarantees not to scrap nuclear deal

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On Thursday Ali Akbar Velayati, the foreign policy adviser to Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, warned Tehran would quit the nuclear deal if the United States withdrew. And if Trump restores the core USA sanctions, under US law he must wait at least 180 days before reimposing penalties on banks of nations that do not slash purchases of Iranian oil. Read More »

Washington sanctions former Venezuelan intelligence chief

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Vice President Pence used a keynote speech at the Organization of American States (OAS) on Tuesday to call on Venezuela to suspend its upcoming elections. The U.S. Department of the Treasury has put new sanctions on three Venezuelans and 20 entities for connections to drug trafficking. The penalties also cover two people identified as his associates, Walter Alexander Del Nogal Marquez and Mario Antonio Rodriguez Espinoza, along with 20 companies in Venezuela and Panama the Treasury ... Read More »

United Kingdom joins diplomatic fight to save Iran nuclear deal

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Appearing on various national television channels, including Fox News , he said that it would be better if Trump did not re-certify the deal. President Trump on Monday castigated John F. "If we can get what we want from a deal without America, then Iran will continue to remain committed to the deal". Instead, he said the deal, reached by the Obama administration, was so weak that Iran has no need to break it. Read More »

Italy's League leader asks president for mandate to…

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Mattarella didn't propose any names for the "neutral" government, but stressed that its leaders wouldn't be allowed to run in a subsequent election, and would resign if a political majority could gel in parliament sometime before new balloting is called. Read More »

Trump accuses Democrats of dragging out Russian Federation probe

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The Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee claimed they found no evidence of collusion, although Democrats on the committee issued a scathing rebuttal showing that their Republican colleagues failed to follow up on multiple leads that could have led to more direct evidence of collusion. Read More »

Clinton Thought About Leaving Country After Trump Won

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Clinton, speaking at an event organized by The Growth Factory in Auckland, New Zealand, thanked well-wishers for their support during her campaign and after her loss. The second presidential debate demonstrated Donald J. Trump's ability to command the stage even as Hillary Clinton kept to her mark. Clinton once again denied she would run again but saw a good chance for a Democratic candidate to beat Trump in 2020, having learned lessons from what she called an "unprecedented reality ... Read More »

Ollie North set to become NRA president

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North was convicted of three felonies, but all three were overturned by a federal judge in 1990. "We're in a brutal battle to preserve the liberties that the good Lord presents us". Trump said in the days following the massacre that politicians have to disagree with the NRA "every once in a while". North said his retirement from Fox News is effective immediately and he looks forward to his new role. Read More »

Egypt says Tutankhamun's tomb has no secret chambers after all

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There is huge global interest in Nefertiti, who died in the 14th century BC and is thought to be Tutankhamen's stepmother. Waziri added that the scientific report submitted by Porcella to the Ministry of Antiquities pointedout that the studies showed that there were no rooms at the tomb which contradicted the theory that assumed the presence of corridors or adjacent rooms inside the king's tomb. Read More »

3 picketers hit by vehicle during UC strike near UCLA

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Workers were angered by a recent study that showed a growing income gap between UC's highest-paid employees, who are disproportionately white men, and the lowest-paid workers, who are mostly women and non-whites, de los Angeles said. They said their final officer included, in addition to the pay raises, a lump-sum payment upon contract ratification, health benefits consistent with those of other workers and continuation of pension benefits for existing employees. Read More »

First Lady Melania Trump launches 'BE BEST' awareness campaign for kids

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As for what the first lady thinks about reports of his alleged affairs and sexual misconduct with multiple women during their 13-year marriage, Grisham said she is "focused on being a mom". In March, the first lady hosted representatives of the major online and social media companies at the White House to discuss cyberbullying and internet safety. Read More »

SC: Former Uttar Pradesh CMs can't retain govt bungalows

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The amendment was introduced by then Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's government in 2016. On April 3, 2017, too, the SC had held that government quarters and bungalows offered to former chief ministers of the state was unconstitutional and further directed the concerned persons to vacate the bungalows and hand it over to the government. Read More »

E. coli Outbreak From Fresh Spinach | CDC Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch

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Almost half have been hospitalized, including more than a dozen with kidney failure. "If you don't know where your romaine lettuce is from, it's better to discard it", Brenton Nesemeier, epidemiologist at the N.D. coli infections at an Alaska prison were tied to whole-head romaine from Yuma-based Harrison Farms. Other traceback efforts have not been as successful. Read More »

'Arrested Development' Season 5 Trailer Reveals the Long-Awaited Premiere Date

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Not much has changed, it would seem, as tensions continue to run high in the trailer even as the Bluths begin campaigning for a "family of the year" award. As he explained via Twitter, "I pursued it as a comedic experiment to see if new jokes and a new perspective would emerge from a remix that feature all the Bluths in every episode, and where the simultaneity of the story plays out chronologically". Read More »

Kathua rape and murder: SC transfers case to Pathankot

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A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices D.Y. Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra directed that the trial should be held in-camera, on a fast track and on a day-to-day basis to avoid any delay. It also allowed the Jammu and Kashmir government to appoint a public prosecutor in the Pathankot court and directed them to provide security to the victim's family, their lawyer and witnesses. Read More »

Brain-dead Alabama boy recovers just after parents sign organ donation forms

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Trenton McKinley died four times during two different brain surgeries, his mom says, and the last time doctors brought him back to life they detected no brain waves. "I was in an open field walking straight", Trenton recalled. "Five kids needed organs that matched him". A fundraising campaign has been set up to help cover McKinley's medical costs and his mother has been providing regular updates there about her son's condition. Read More »