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Jordan FM says Arab summit ends with 'message of peace'

His Orthodox Jewish worldwide envoy, Jason Greenblatt, attended the summit and held talks with Abbas and the foreign ministers of Jordan, Egypt and Qatar. Trump hasn't yet formulated a policy on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but has suggested the internationally backed idea of a two-state solution isn't the only option on the table. Read More

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Why Senate suspends Senator Ali Ndume

Why Senate suspends Senator Ali Ndume

Some residents of Borno thursday expressed surprise over the six-month suspension slammed by the senate leadership on former Senate Leader, Alhaji Muhammad Ndume. Saraki was made up. Dino Melaye (APC-Kogi) obtained a first degree in Geography from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. In the report, the committee recommended that Senator Ndume be suspended for 181 sitting days, for bringing unfounded and unverified allegations against the Senate President and Senator Dino Melaye . Read More

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Ex-South Korean president arrested on bribery charges

Ex-South Korean president arrested on bribery charges

If Park is arrested, prosecutors will then have up to 20 days to file formal charges against her and put her on trial. The Seoul Central District Court agreed this was a risk and issued a warrant early Friday. The former president is accused of allowing her close friend Choi Soon-sil to extort money from companies in return for political favours. Moon Jae-In, her rival in 2012 and a former Democratic Party leader leads opinion polls by large margins. Read More

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All south-east Queensland schools closed amid ex-Cyclone Debbie aftermath

Cyclone Debbie has since been downgraded to a tropical low but the Bureau of Meteorology still warned of damaging wind gusts with "intense" rain, sparking flooding fears as river levels rise. The resort will be closed for at least a month for repairs, management said in a statement, as tourism operators statewide reported cancelled bookings and anticipated a long-term hit to trade. Read More

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Martin O'Neill: Seamus Coleman's surgery was "a success"

But rather than feel relieved at a fortunate escape, Bale himself complained he was hard done by after receiving a yellow card that rules him out of Wales' next World Cup qualifier against Serbia. "It was a typically British derby game, there was needle all the way through the game", added the Wales boss. I don't even like football, 3. But the boys who came in did great. Read More

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BIOTECanada: Federal Budget Strengthens Biotechnology Industry Ecosystem Building Canadian Economy

The budget still projected the ratio to decline. The budget, which projects a deficit of $28.5 billion this coming fiscal year, including a contingency reserve, is created to help them get there. This budget provides $950 million to support organizations, like Communitech in our region, who are innovation leaders. But the government can not say what share of GDP is now generated by clean tech; it cannot say how big the share of GDP owned by clean tech will be in a few years; and it cannot ... Read More

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US House Speaker backs intelligence panel chair in Russian Federation probe

Spicer Tuesday afternoon told reporters Yates can testify. "If the president puts Russian salad dressing on his salad tonight, somehow that's a Russian connection", he suggested . He also wrote that Yates' testimony would cover details that others have publicly recounted. "If we start looking into the certain things", Spicer said, "then the accusation the next day" will involve questions about why the White House looked into one matter and not another, Spicer said. Read More

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Freedom Caucus rejects Trump's Obamacare repeal bill

Trump's Bill was withdrawn because objections from members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus and from moderate Republicans left a shortage of votes needed for passage. He thinks Paul Ryan is a great Speaker of the House. Trump said that they would now move on to tax reform . Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, likewise told the Associated Press that it was time for Congress to try a new legislative approach on health care. Read More

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Republican Congressman Cancels Hearing About Trump's Ties With Russia

Nunes has refused to do so, telling reporters "It's the same thing as always around this place - a lot of politics, people get heated, but I'm not going to involve myself with that". Nunes' unusual decision to bypass his committee and go straight to the president last Wednesday - with documents that Trump later suggested somewhat vindicated his accusation that President Barack Obama had wiretapped Trump Tower - fueled speculation that the White House had orchestrated the stunt to distract ... Read More

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FBI's Comey says no evidence of Trump's wiretap claim, confirms probe

A source reportedly told CNN that this information is, in part, what Comey was referencing when he told Congress that the FBI is investigating Trump's campaign and its ties to Russian Federation. Spicer said that the president was not going to apologize. The Trump campaign has repeatedly denied any such misconduct. Comey said Moscow had always been opposed to Trump's election rival, former secretary of state Clinton. Read More

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Senate intel panel working on Russian Federation probe

Garrett noted that Spicer had promised to look into who signed Nunes into the White House, where he claimed to have reviewed information about incidental surveillance of Trump campaign officials. Rep. Walter Jones, a Republican from North Carolina, told The Hill Tuesday that Nunes should recuse himself from leading the investigation. Nunes is facing growing calls to step away from the panel's Russian Federation investigation as revelations about a secret source meeting on White House ... Read More

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Donald Trump takes aim at Freedom Caucus again with a 2018 threat

Donald Trump takes aim at Freedom Caucus again with a 2018 threat

Since then, the president's approval has fallen to a record-low 35 percent, while some Freedom Caucus members returned to their districts as conquering heroes whose bravery had preserved the opportunity for true repeal. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.), a member of the Tuesday Group, told reporters on Thursday. The House bill had already divided GOP senators and would have required major changes to pass. Read More

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US, Turkey strain for deal on key element of anti-IS fight

The YPG have been on the front lines in the fight against ISIS and will be crucial in the coalition's upcoming campaign to retake the city of Raqqa, the extremist's de facto capital. Behind closed doors, USA officials offer blithe assurances that the alliance with the YPG is purely tactical and that they will continue to help Turkey target PKK assets in Kurdish-controlled Iraqi Kurdistan. Read More

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China's Xi will meet Trump in US April 6-7

But part of that clause expired on December 11, 2016, which China says means WTO trading partners must drop their use of such surrogate pricing, which has led to higher US anti-dumping duties on imported Chinese goods. Asked if the administration had a vision, or a description for its China policy like the "pivot" or "rebalance" to Asia touted by former President Barack Obama, Spicer said: "Right now we're not anxious so much about slogans as much as progress". Read More

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Kohli says friendship comment was 'blown out of proportion'

Kohli says friendship comment was 'blown out of proportion'

In the past six months, all have played Test series in India and, while Kohli captained his side to three series victories - cementing India's position as the world's No 1 Test team - there has been only one victor with the bat. The Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) batsman said Kohli, who is a bit aggressive in the field, is a very good leader. Australia captain Steve Smith has successfully defended his number-one position and is now 61 points ahead of his New Zealand opposite number, Kane ... Read More

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USA says hard to avoid Mosul casualties

The comments come as the USA military responds to criticism from within Iraq and internationally over a separate incident in which as many as 240 civilians are believed to have been killed. Leaders from the US-led coalition and the Iraqi military will meet on Thursday to discuss preventing further incidents of mass civilian casualties. Read More

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Ruckus in Rajya Sabha over Goa governor's role

Ruckus in Rajya Sabha over Goa governor's role

To the Congress' complete ignominy, its 17th MLA, senior leader Vishwajeet Rane, walked out before the vote and later quit the party. "One can not deny BJP's win in UP and Uttarakhand". Earlier today, Parrikar established victory in the assembly floor test with 22 legislators standing up in his support. Eventually, during the trust vote, the Congress, which was the single largest party with 17 lawmakers, not only could not pull Independent legislators and allies to its side, it could not ... Read More

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Kashmir civilians killed in protests against Indian rule

Acting on specific information about presence of militants, security forces surrounded Durbugh village but as they closed in on the house where the militants were hiding, they were fired upon, sparking of the gunfight, the official said. The clashes amid massive protests were intensified at Chadoora and its adjoining areas soon after the news about the death of two civilians spread. Read More

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Britain not threatening Europe over security cooperation-Davis

We already miss you. There is no reason to pretend this is a happy day. "Thank you and goodbye". Pro-Brexit newspaper The Sun has also come under fire for its coverage of May's remarks. Several MPs congratulated May on the tone of her letter to Tusk, which stressed Britain's commitment to the continent as a close friend and ally. But she also reiterated her warning that failure to reach a trade deal would hamper security ties. Read More

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Tar Heels' Luke Maye headlines list of Final Four X-factors

North Carolina spent several minutes using a backcourt of Nate Britt and Stilman White, a former walk-on. Joel Berry has been battling an injury during the NCAA Tournament, and rolled that same ankle during the Kentucky game on Sunday. Paige was Facetiming with Eric Hoots, North Carolina's director of player development. "We don't know what to expect", Calipari said Saturday . "You know, it's incredible that we were in that game where they practically fouled out my whole team", Calipari ... Read More

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Clashes in Syria capital after surprise rebel assault

Clashes in Syria capital after surprise rebel assault

Read the full transcript of our online chat with Beth Killoran, deputy assistant secretary for Information Technology and chief information officer at HHS. The insurgents detonated two suicide vehicle bombs in Jobar district before trying to storm government defence lines, observers said. The government has been trying to pressure the rebels to surrender the pockets they hold in Damascus following victories in the northern city of Aleppo, the central city of Homs and other Damascus suburbs. Read More

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Former Russian MP Shot Dead in Ukraine

Denis Voronekov was killed outside the Kyiv Premier Palace hotel in Kiev at noon on Thursday, the city's police chief Andriy Kryshchenko said. According to police information, Parshov would now be 28 years old. Ukrainian police said he was shot dead by an unidentified gunman near the entrance of an upmarket hotel in the Ukrainian capital. "There's an obvious theory - I've said that Voronenkov wasn't a crook, but a deadly unsafe investigator for Russian officials", Mr Ponomarev wrote on ... Read More

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Donald Trump tells lawmakers he expects a deal very quickly on healthcare

Nunes canceled. On March 14, House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes and ranking member Adam B. Schiff asked Yates and John O. Brennan, the Obama administration's final CIA director, to testify this week. Nunes would not name the source of the information, nor would he disclose who invited him on the White House grounds for the meeting. He questioned why the materials came to the White House by way of Nunes rather than by a more direct route. Read More

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Trump to meet China's Xi first week in April, US official says

Despite a string of U.S. He is now seeking Beijing's help in pressuring North Korea over its nuclear weapons and missiles programmes. This combination of file photos shows U.S. "We can't continue to allow China to rape our country, and that's what they're doing". The Trump administration shocked many in the global policy community when the then president-elect took a call with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen during the transition period. Read More

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