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Trump Slams Mueller: Trump Slams Mueller: "No Questions on Collusion"
- May 02, 2018

At that point, the investigators called Trump's lawyers to the special counsel office and told them "okay, we're going to walk through with you everything we want to ask the president", to give them a head start in getting Trump ready for the interview and reassure him there would be no surprises, said Schmidt. (more...)
Amazon to Expand Boston Technology Hub With 2000 New Jobs Amazon to Expand Boston Technology Hub With 2000 New Jobs
- May 02, 2018

Seattle-based Amazon opened its first Vancouver office in 2015 and now has more than 1,000 employees, mostly software developers. (AMZN) said that it plans to expand its Boston Tech Hub and create an additional 2,000 technology jobs in fields including machine learning, speech science, cloud computing, and robotics engineering. (more...)
Trump Considering John Kelly to Lead VA Trump Considering John Kelly to Lead VA
- May 02, 2018

A retired Marine general and former secretary of homeland security, Kelly was tasked a year ago with bringing order to the White House as chief of staff. The doctor, who said that Trump would be the healthiest individual ever elected as president if he won, is now speaking out and alleging that members of Trump's staff raided his office shortly after Trump's inauguration. (more...)
Casualty figures from Adamawa market, mosque blasts released Casualty figures from Adamawa market, mosque blasts released
- May 02, 2018

Dozens of others reportedly were injured in the midday explosions. Recall that at least 60 people were on Tuesday killed in twin suicide blasts in Mubi, Adamawa state , according to residents in the area. Nigeria's government and military have long maintained that the Islamic State group affiliate is a spent force and on the verge of defeat. The blasts bore the hallmarks of Islamist militant group Boko Haram and follow Thursday's attack by the jihadist group on Maiduguri, the capital of ... (more...)
Migrants Still Waiting to Be Received at US Border Migrants Still Waiting to Be Received at US Border
- May 01, 2018

United States President Donald Trump defended the Border Patrol agents of the country for allowing the immigrants within the USA territory while blaming the U.S. The migrants say they're not planning to sneak across the border, but to turn themselves in peacefully and ask for asylum. "Watch the caravan, watch how sad and awful it is, including for those people and the crime that they inflict on themselves and that others inflict on them", said Trump . (more...)
Trump delays decision on steel and aluminium tariffs Trump delays decision on steel and aluminium tariffs
- May 01, 2018

But over the weekend, Century Aluminum Co CEO Mike Bless, leading the second-largest United States aluminum producer, echoed the Commerce Department's original recommendations to the president that said all imports must be subject to either quotas or tariffs. (more...)
Hinsdale Central grad Brian Allen drafted by Los Angeles Rams Hinsdale Central grad Brian Allen drafted by Los Angeles Rams
- May 01, 2018

Said general manager Les Snead: "Joe is a lucky man". The three-year starter from Rutgers played in all 12 games of his senior season and was named an All-Big Ten Honorable Mention. "At the same, if it doesn't, I'll be ready to play football wherever I end up". "I definitely wanted to be able to incorporate the route-running and pass-catching in my game because I know it translates to the league", Kelly said on a conference call. (more...)
Syrian army tightens noose around Palestinian camp Syrian army tightens noose around Palestinian camp
- May 01, 2018

Syrian government forces continue to launch air strikes on ISIL-held pockets in Hajar al-Aswad, one of the neighbourhoods of the besieged Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk. Government forces have been closing in on Islamic State fighters in the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmuk. The reported deal is the latest in a string of such agreements that have seen the government retake areas near the capital after rebel withdrawals. (more...)
Rohingya crisis can not remain without solution: UN Security Council Rohingya crisis can not remain without solution: UN Security Council
- May 01, 2018

A UN Security Council team made its way to the no man's land along the border between Bangladesh and Myanmar on Sunday, hoping to make headway in resolving one of the world's worst refugee crises. "We are not looking away from this crisis, we are not closing our eyes", he said. "So the Security Council can play a very pivotal role". The U.N. (more...)
'Enemy' rockets hit Hama, Aleppo army positions 'Enemy' rockets hit Hama, Aleppo army positions
- May 01, 2018

Iran's semi-official news agency, ISNA , said the strike killed 18 Iranians, including a commander, in a suburb of the central city of Hama. "At least 26 fighters were killed, including four Syrians", in the Hama strike, said Rami Abdel Rahman, who heads the Britain-based monitoring group. (more...)
Israeli army kills 3 Palestinians for infiltrating into Israeli territory Israeli army kills 3 Palestinians for infiltrating into Israeli territory
- May 01, 2018

In the report, translated Monday by the Middle East Media Research Institute TV monitoring project, the group chants that "the army of Mohammed will return", after which the leader screams, "May Islam regain its glory!" The 23rd meeting of the Palestinian National Council convened on Monday evening in the city of Ramallah in the center of the occupied West Bank, in the first regular meeting of the council in 22 years. (more...)
UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd resigns UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd resigns
- April 30, 2018

Ms Rudd's former deputy at the Home Office , Brandon Lewis , said he often talked to her about the 10% "ambition" for enforced removals but not "detailed numbers or targets". Besides a Home Secretary, Theresa May has also lost a key ally on the Brexit war cabinet as it tackles the vital issue of the customs union. According to sources, Ms Rudd telephoned Theresa May on Sunday evening to inform the Prime Minister of her decision amid growing opposition demands for her resignation. (more...)
Pope 'deeply moved' by death of British toddler Pope 'deeply moved' by death of British toddler
- April 30, 2018

Gemma took to Facebook to send a message of support and condolence to 23-month-old Aflie's parents. Little Alfie's mother wrote: "Our baby boy grew his wings tonight at 2:30 am". The incident itself has caused incredible amounts of public outrage and campaigning for better treatment, with the hospital staff reportedly shocked after countless acts of abuse towards them. (more...)
'Confused' Wenger to take a month off after Arsenal exit 'Confused' Wenger to take a month off after Arsenal exit
- April 30, 2018

Mourinho shook Wenger's hand, and led him pitchside, the two nearly arm in arm. "He has said some very cruel things which he considers to be gamesmanship but I consider to be just disgusting really". "I am pleased that he has announced he is leaving at this stage of the season, as he can now have the send-off that he truly deserves". This gives Manchester United a big advantage, along with a good chance to add some cushion to the 2nd place aspirations. (more...)
Armenian opposition leader calls for more protests from Sunday Armenian opposition leader calls for more protests from Sunday
- April 30, 2018

People took to the streets and marched in columns several hundred, formed a human chain, blocking the road for vehicles. I wonder how Armenia's representatives of the Karabakh clan will react to it. He however does not have enough votes to get elected. Armenia's parliament plans to choose a replacement on Tuesday for Serzh Sargsyan , who resigned last week after demonstrations over his selection. (more...)
Israeli soldiers martyr 3 Palestinians on Gaza border Israeli soldiers martyr 3 Palestinians on Gaza border
- April 30, 2018

Hamas claims it has four people in custody who identified PA officials as the masterminds behind last month's assassination attempt of the Palestinian Authority Prime Minister. Hamas has attacked Israelis with suicide bombings, shootings and rockets over the years. Their March of Return is meant to abolish the Jewish state, expel all Jews from Israel, replace Jews with Palestinians as the rightful residents, and rename the land Palestine. (more...)
House Intelligence Committee Releases Findings on Russian Election Interference House Intelligence Committee Releases Findings on Russian Election Interference
- April 30, 2018

The Republican House Intelligence Committee report references that infamous Trump Tower meeting in June of 2016 but says investigators "did not ultimately obtain" the information they sought. The report faults intelligence officials during the Obama administration for not telling the Trump campaign that some of its members were "potential counterintelligence concerns". (more...)
Packers Make First & Second Of Eight Picks On Final Day Packers Make First & Second Of Eight Picks On Final Day
- April 29, 2018

Brown with the no. 207 pick in the sixth round. St. Jackson was timed at 4.56 seconds in the 40-yard dash at the scouting combine. While St. Brown's numbers dipped during his junior season, he was named Notre Dame's Offensive Player of the Year in 2016 after leading the team with 58 receptions for 961 yards and nine touchdowns. (more...)
Man suspected of shooting Somerset County sheriff's deputy now in custody Man suspected of shooting Somerset County sheriff's deputy now in custody
- April 29, 2018

The team found Williams outside a campground in a wooded area near Route 139 in Norridgewock , the same small town where Williams allegedly shot and killed Somerset County Deputy Corporal Eugene Cole early Wednesday, according to Cote. "Many times we're able to say that there is not an ongoing threat, but that's not the case today", State Police Lt. Col. John Cote said. Williams was taken out the woods by state police detectives, their arms hooked under Williams' armpits and on his biceps. (more...)
Sharks suffer their worst playoff loss in almost 23 years Sharks suffer their worst playoff loss in almost 23 years
- April 29, 2018

Vegas scored three goals in a 91-second stretch and a four-goal first period. It was a truly awful start to the second round for the Sharks and their goaltender, Martin Jones , who was pulled after the fifth goal. He also blanked Los Angeles 1-0 in Game 4 of the first round. "He works hard, competes hard and plays the game the right way for us". Gallant said he will know more after the morning skate Saturday. (more...)
PM Modi leaves for India after informal summit with Xi in China PM Modi leaves for India after informal summit with Xi in China
- April 29, 2018

They endorsed the work of special representatives to find a fair, reasonable and mutually acceptable settlement on the boundary issue. New Delhi has also been alarmed by China's moves to build strategic and economic ties with Indian Ocean nations including Sri Lanka, the Maldives and India's longtime rival Pakistan. (more...)
You'll buy a ticket to You'll buy a ticket to "Avengers: Infinity War" because it's April
- April 29, 2018

That film finished with $623 million domestic and $1.5 billion worldwide. Nebula was there but she was little more than a shambling corpse, the walking dead in other words. Despite not being seamless, the MCU, which to borrow studio head Kevin Feige's line, is "unprecedented" on a holistic level, and for the most part, on an individual level as well. (more...)
After Braves waited a month on objective, it's Ronald Acuna Jr After Braves waited a month on objective, it's Ronald Acuna Jr
- April 29, 2018

If he was smart - and a good person - however, he'd beeline for the Braves clubhouse entrance to give the ball to Acuña in exchange for some better merch that is not most notable for having Rob Manfred's name on it. Newcomb didn't figure in the decision his last time out, a 5-3 Braves loss to the New York Mets on Friday in which he gave up two earned runs and six hits over six innings. (more...)
Trump to be Nobel nominee for North Korea Trump to be Nobel nominee for North Korea
- April 28, 2018

Republicans are claiming that President Donald Trump deserves a Nobel Peace Prize for ending the North Korean war and negotiating the end of North Korea's nuclear weapons programs. Members of Congress are already publicly calling for a Trump Nobel Peace Prize. Let's hope that Kim is serious, and that reunification and demilitarization can bring peace and prosperity to the long-troubled Korean peninsula. (more...)
Congress fights over House chaplain's ouster Congress fights over House chaplain's ouster
- April 28, 2018

According to the House guidelines on the chaplaincy, the chaplaincy is a tradition handed down from the Continental Congress. He remains grateful for Father Conroy's service'. As of the 2011 Congressional Research Service report on chaplains . the House chaplain earns $172,500 a year, and the Senate chaplain was paid $155,500 a year. (more...)
Whoopity scoop poop… Kanye West shares new track Lift Yourself Whoopity scoop poop… Kanye West shares new track Lift Yourself
- April 28, 2018

The track Ye vs. According to TMZ , the rapper is launching an organization called Donda Social, named after his late mother, Donda West . Trump said in an interview with Fox & Friends he knew the rapper "a little bit" and always got along with him, and said West has noticed the low unemployment rate for black Americans. (more...)
TRUMP TOWN? New Jerusalem Neighborhood May be Named After Trump TRUMP TOWN? New Jerusalem Neighborhood May be Named After Trump
- April 28, 2018

Earlier in the administration of U.S. President said that trump is unlikely to lead the delegation, but instead on the opening of the Embassy will leave Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, his daughter Ivanka trump and senior adviser Jared Kushner. (more...)
Ronny Jackson withdraws nomination for VA secretary Ronny Jackson withdraws nomination for VA secretary
- April 28, 2018

The president is enraged over Tester's work documenting allegations of malfeasance by Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson , which quickly unraveled Jackson's nomination to be VA secretary and marks a turning point in the relationship between the moderate Democrat and Trump. (more...)
Travel Records Belie What Trump Told Comey About Russia Trip Travel Records Belie What Trump Told Comey About Russia Trip
- April 28, 2018

In an interview with ABC News, Comey repeated the story and added, "It's very hard to prove something didn't happen". "Coming here and learning about how Comey's actions affected the election, how his interactions with President Trump influenced the electorate, all the different interactions is fascinating to me", said sophomore Carter Trousdale. (more...)
Heinrich Votes Against Confirmation Of Mike Pompeo As Secretary of State Heinrich Votes Against Confirmation Of Mike Pompeo As Secretary of State
- April 27, 2018

Still, GOP backers were joined by seven members of the Democratic caucus, a lot of them from Republican-leaning states such as Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota. The White House has been underscoring Pompeo's readiness for the job, casting him as an already crucial member of Trump's foreign-policy circle. "We congratulate Pompeo on his confirmation and thank President Trump for nominating pro-life leaders to serve in his Cabinet". (more...)
Bills land their quarterback: Josh Allen Bills land their quarterback: Josh Allen
- April 27, 2018

That young rookie quarterback will be former Wyoming passer Josh Allen . "I had even typed in keywords to see if anything I had tweeted popped up that I needed to clean up, but nothing like these came up or I just missed them", Allen said. (more...)
Trump to visit United Kingdom in July Trump to visit United Kingdom in July
- April 27, 2018

President Trump will make the long-awaited trip in order to spend time in talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May . In a letter, six conservative groups who support the US President suggested he visit his "ancestral home" of Scotland instead. (more...)
Pak court disqualifies foreign minister Pak court disqualifies foreign minister
- April 27, 2018

The judgment further said, "The Registrar of this Court is directed to send certified copy of this judgment to the Election Commission for de-notifying the Respondent as Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan". A three-member bench of the Islamabad High Court led by Justice Athar Minaullah disqualified the foreign minister under article 62-1F of the constitution - an article under which the three-time Prime Minister Nawaz sharif was ousted in July past year by the Supreme Court in the ... (more...)
Laughter all around at inter-Korean summit Laughter all around at inter-Korean summit
- April 27, 2018

But inviting Moon on a surprise visit to the North could also hint at a tendency for spontaneity. "First is a commitment to improve inter-Korean relations". They then took a photo inside the Peace House, where the summit took place, in front of a painting of South Korea's Bukhan Mountain, which towers over the South Korean Blue House presidential mansion. (more...)
UK Jews 'Disappointed' with Corbyn's Apologies for Labour Anti-Semitism UK Jews 'Disappointed' with Corbyn's Apologies for Labour Anti-Semitism
- April 27, 2018

Corbyn on April 24, we will see whether he and the Labour Party have committed to the action we need against antisemitism", the Board of Deputies and Jewish Leadership Council said in a joint statement turning down their invitations. One of them said that the rows about anti-Semitism - prejudice against Jewish people - in Labour had been "largely fabricated". "Words in letters and newspaper articles will never be enough". (more...)
Facebook's secret content guidelines now available to public Facebook's secret content guidelines now available to public
- April 26, 2018

The community standards run 27 pages and cover topics including bullying, violent threats, self-harm, and nudity, among many other topics. Monika Bickert , Facebook's head of global policy management told reporters, "The vast majority of people who come to Facebook come for very good reasons". (more...)
Trump's Travel Ban Faces a Supreme Court Test Trump's Travel Ban Faces a Supreme Court Test
- April 26, 2018

Trump's tweets about Muslims and his campaign speeches slurring the religion and its followers are well documented. Francisco also said that because the ban does not affect the majority of the world's 2 billion Muslims, it can not be seen as targeting the religion . (more...)
Int'l donors pledge 4.4 bln Dollars for Syria Int'l donors pledge 4.4 bln Dollars for Syria
- April 26, 2018

It said donor pledges for addressing the humanitarian crisis in Syria have come up short after the United States declined to pledge any funds. Earlier, the United Nations warned that two weeks after its forces took full control of Eastern Ghouta, the regime has yet to allow United Nations humanitarian aid to enter the main town of Douma. (more...)
Uttar Pradesh: 13 school children killed in Kushinagar accident Uttar Pradesh: 13 school children killed in Kushinagar accident
- April 26, 2018

Prime Minister Modi condoles death of children. The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister also visited the site. The driver of the school van has also died, taking the death toll up to 13. The CM also rushed to the accident site for an on-the-spot assessment. An inquiry has been ordered. The bus was carrying at least 18 children. "Thoughts and prayers with the bereaved families and with those injured #PresidentKovind". (more...)
Korean and US Presidents to Have Summit Just after US-N Korean and US Presidents to Have Summit Just after US-N
- April 26, 2018

Pompeo, Trump's pick to become secretary of state, came back from Pyongyang privately describing the young North Korean leader as "a smart guy who's doing his homework" for the meetings, according to one US official, who described Pompeo's personal view of Kim for the first time. (more...)
Windrush: An insult too many. How PMQs missed the point Windrush: An insult too many. How PMQs missed the point
- April 26, 2018

Speaking after Ms Rudd's appearance, a spokesman for her department said it has "never been Home Office policy to take decisions arbitrarily to meet a target". She added: "I have private conversations with the prime minister which will stay private". "We don't have targets for removals", she said. Voluntary departures also includes people who approach the Home Office for financial help with their travel arrangements. (more...)
Congress Well-Wishers Propagating Falsehood With Hung-House Surveys in Karnataka: PM Modi Congress Well-Wishers Propagating Falsehood With Hung-House Surveys in Karnataka: PM Modi
- April 26, 2018

Both PM Modi and Rahul Gandhi have events scheduled in poll bound Karnataka today. Sounding poll bugle for Karnataka Assembly elections , Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday that the Bharatiya Janata Party wants to win polls on the issues of development, strength of the organisation and by earning the confidence of the people. (more...)
Unaffected by data breach controversy, Facebook profit hits all-time high Unaffected by data breach controversy, Facebook profit hits all-time high
- April 26, 2018

According to Axios, Facebook's stock rose 3 percent in after-hours trading on Wednesday, hours after the company reported it had surpassed earnings expectations. It reached as high as 7% after the conference call . Facebook attributed the drop to changes in how it surfaces information in the News Feed. But in order to make sure its services are used for good, Facebook needs to ensure that its services are used full stop. (more...)
Dallas officers shot, critically wounded Dallas officers shot, critically wounded
- April 25, 2018

A civilian also was wounded, the department said, but that person's condition was not known. He reportedly left the scene in a white pickup truck. Police called in SWAT teams and tracking dogs to search a nearby stream bed. WFAA reports that the two officers were shot at a Home Depot. A Dallas Police Officer who was working as a loss prevention officer in the store captured a shoplifting suspect. (more...)
Fischer Meets With Secretary of State Nominee Mike Pompeo Fischer Meets With Secretary of State Nominee Mike Pompeo
- April 25, 2018

Others, like Senator Maggie Hassan, said they anxious Pompeo was too close politically to the president to stand up to him if need be. When the Republicans on the panel were missing a "yes" vote by Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Sen. "I also met with and spoke to Director Pompeo". On Monday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee recommended the pro-life conservative for the position after a narrow vote, the AP reports . (more...)
Waffle House slaying suspect's court date reset Waffle House slaying suspect's court date reset
- April 25, 2018

It was the second time in a matter of months that the Antioch community on the city's outskirts was shaken by a mass shooting, following the September attack on a church that ended with one person killed. One of Reinking's former co-workers told Martellaro on Monday that Reinking had identified himself as an anti-government "sovereign citizen" who also disliked the National Rifle Association. (more...)
Panchayat polls: Filing of nominations begins in Bengal on extended date Panchayat polls: Filing of nominations begins in Bengal on extended date
- April 25, 2018

The nomination process for the panchayat polls ended on April 9, but it was extended by a day by the SEC the same evening following a Supreme Court order on a BJP petition alleging that opposition party candidates were being prevented from filing nominations. (more...)
Asaram rape case: Jodhpur Court to pronounce verdict today Asaram rape case: Jodhpur Court to pronounce verdict today
- April 25, 2018

Notably, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Haryana have a large number of followers of the self-styled godman . The police have also imposed Section 144 in Jodhpur until April 30, under which the assembly of more than four people at any place has been banned. (more...)
Count Dankula: YouTube prankster fined £800 for 'Nazi pug' hate crime Count Dankula: YouTube prankster fined £800 for 'Nazi pug' hate crime
- April 24, 2018

The punishment comes some two years after the video was originally broadcast on the YouTube platform, which Meechan maintained was a joke meant to irritate his girlfriend, but the judge said was actually a "grossly offensive" communication and it was "self evident" that the joke was anti-Semitic. (more...)
Sports Minister wants answers over Moses Mabhida incident Sports Minister wants answers over Moses Mabhida incident
- April 24, 2018

The (PSL) said it would work closely with law enforcement to ensure that those responsible are subjected to the judicial process. Kaizer Chiefs , however, were stunned in front of a capacity crowd at Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday as Stars triumphed 2-0 to advance through to the Nedbank Cup final with the result leading to scenes of violence and hooliganism in the stadium. (more...)