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FBI Not Expected To Pursue Charges Against Michael Flynn

FBI Not Expected To Pursue Charges Against Michael Flynn

The level of dishonesty is out of control". You know why? Because they shouldn't know. I'm involved. I've been involved with this stuff all my life. You both know that if the C.I.A., N.S.A. Nuclear holocaust would be like no other ... "If we have a good relationship with Russian Federation, believe me that's a good thing". Responding to a question on whether he would have sacked him if the details of his conversation with the Russian ambassador had not leaked , Mr Trump said: "No, I fired ... Read More

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Homeland Security memos outline priorities for ICE, border control

Speaking to reporters on Tuesday press call, Marielena Hincapié, executive director of the National Immigration Law Center, said the memos are "breathtaking in scope", adding that "they basically throw the rule of law out the window". Those who are arrested and can not prove that they have been in the United States for over two years continuously will be subject to " expedited removal ". Read More

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KCR's extravagance with taxpayer's money: Rs 5.6cr 'gift' to gods

KCR's extravagance with taxpayer's money: Rs 5.6cr 'gift' to gods

It will be Telangana Chief Minister KCR first visit after becoming the CM. Mr Rao aka KCR is expected to present a solid gold ornament to Lord Balaji and a nose-stud to Goddess Padmavati, both revered deities at Tirupati . Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) officials received him at a guest house, where he had a night halt. Later, KCR, his wife Shobha, daughter and TRS MP K Kavitha and other family members reached Tirupati by road. Read More

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Former Hong Kong leader jailed 20 months for misconduct in public office

Tsang was on Friday found guilty of failing to disclose his plans to lease a luxury flat from a major investor in a broadcaster, which was later granted a licence from the government while he was leader, AFP reported. Prosecutors said they were proceeding with a retrial on a bribery charge for which jurors failed to return a majority verdict, because of the seriousness of the allegations. Read More

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Emergency Crews Rescue Dozens in San Jose Flood

Emergency Crews Rescue Dozens in San Jose Flood

Before evacuees can journey to safety, fire crews are decontaminating those who come in contact with flood water, which has been polluted with gasoline, oil, sewage, chemicals and other debris. The storm system began to weaken Tuesday and dry weather was expected to return to the region on Wednesday. That number turned out to be inaccurate and everyone was located, fire Capt. Read More

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North Korean Regime Blamed As Kim Jong Nam Death Investigation Widens

North Korea has been seen as tightening control on its high-profile individuals overseas since the defection of Thae Yong Ho, a senior North Korean diplomat in London who arrived in South Korea previous year. Kim mostly lived outside of North Korea, including recently in Macau, Singapore and Malaysia, rendering him as the least likely candidate to have been the possible successor to his father. Read More

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Trump plays golf for third weekend in a row

He won't take his students anywhere in the vicinity of Mar-a-Lago, even though he's allowed to do it when Trump's not in town. But like anything having to do with Trump, Sunday's golf game wasn't without controversy. At that time the president said "look what's happening last night in Sweden" as he alluded to past terror attacks in Europe. President Obama spent roughly the same in travel ($12 million) for an entire year. Read More

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China wields stick with North Korea, but is still pushing for talks

On the one hand, the decision can be viewed as a delayed commitment to enforce existing United Nations sanctions against North Korea, to which China, as permanent member of the Security Council, played a key role in passing. Some mills could seek other imports, but producers such as Australia, Russia and Vietnam didn't produce enough to pick up the slack and shipping it would cost significantly more than from North Korea, traders said. Read More

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HTC Vive Exclusive Tilt Brush App Released For Oculus Rift

Google bringing Tilt Brush to the Rift may signal that the company could use the same approach for virtual reality devices. Check out our review for a full breakdown. The app was previously available exclusively for HTC's Rift headset, however, it is now coming to Oculus Rift as well. It's unusual in that it's not exactly a game or a traditional VR experience. Read More

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Malaysian PM says Kim probe will be objective

Malaysian PM says Kim probe will be objective

Mohamad Nizan Mohamad was recalled by the Malaysian Foreign Ministry after North Korea's ambassador to Malaysia called the investigation into the death politically motivated. If North Korea is found to have been responsible for Kim's assassination, its action will have amounted to an infringement on Malaysian sovereignty, requiring some sort of diplomatic action in response. Read More

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City link to IAS official under cloud

City link to IAS official under cloud

A CBI release on Tuesday said that the two kg gold, which has since been recovered, was meant to be delivered by Anand Agarwal. After the extensive search the CBI in an issued statement claimed that an amount of Rs 45 lakh was allegedly handed over by the bureaucrat to hawala dealer at Raipur on February 11 and was to be delivered at Delhi. Read More

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No evidence of shooting at Ben Taub Hospital, chief says

No evidence of shooting at Ben Taub Hospital, chief says

No injuries have been reported in the incident. UPDATE 3:05 p.m. - A Tweet sent out by @PhConstatini reports police have one person handcuffed. Dozens of officers and SWAT team members were at the hospital. Ben Taub serves as an emergency hospital for Harris County jail inmates. There are reports shots were fired on the second floor of the complex. "Active shooter situation at Ben Taub Hospital ". Read More

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Pilot, 4 American tourists killed when plane crashes into mall in Australia

No one on the ground was hurt. Police Assistant Commissioner Stephen Leane expressed amazement that the casualties had not been higher. Plumes of thick, black smoke were also seen billowing from the crash site. By Wednesday morning (Melbourne time) The Austin American-Statesman identified John Washburn and said he was the neighbour of Mr Munsch. It's emerged the pilot and owner of the charter company Corporate and Leisure Aviation , Max Quartermain , was being investigated for an ... Read More

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Pence reassures Europe, demands North Atlantic Treaty Organisation funds

Pence reassures Europe, demands North Atlantic Treaty Organisation funds

Pence was in Germany to address diplomats and defense officials at the Munich Security Conference February 18, and to meet with world leaders. Pence admitted on Monday he was "disappointed" that former U.S. "Let me be clear, the President of the United States expects our allies to keep their word". Mr. Pence said he looked forward to greater coordination in dealing with economic matters and fighting terrorism. Read More

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Man caught on camera hitting 7-year-old 62 times

Man caught on camera hitting 7-year-old 62 times

A police deputy noticed the altercation while monitoring the cameras Friday evening. Constable Alan Rosen, of Harris Country Precinct 1, called the situation "extremely sad" and said Williams "ravaged this kid". The boy was taken to hospital for treatment but is not understood to be in the care of Child Protective Services. According to the prosecutor, the boy suffered from bruising on both eyes, a swollen right eye, welts on his buttocks, legs and welts on his chest and bruising on his ... Read More

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Kim Jong Nam airport attack caught on cam

Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak says his government's investigation of the killing of the North Korean leader's half-brother, Kim Jong Nam, will be "objective", as tensions rose between the countries. "This clearly suggests that Malaysia has close ties with the South Korean plotter in this incident", he said. Kang Chol, North Korea's ambassador to Malaysia, has repeatedly asserted that his country would not recognize the results of an autopsy local authorities performed without ... Read More

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Record manatees seen in statewide count

Florida wildlife officials are encouraged by the results of a recent survey that counted 6,620 manatees in the state. A record number of manatees - 104 - were killed in Florida past year, including 12 in Volusia County waterways, as a result of water-craft related collisions. Read More

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Pakistan shrine blast leaves 50 killed, 200 injured

A political party member among three facilitators of the Sehwan Sharif suicide bomb blast incident have been arrested by the Counter-Terrorism Department of Sindh Police and Intelligence agencies, The News has learnt. In Syria and Iraq, where it has established a Caliphate, militants have destroyed ancient sites of worship, demolished graves of saints, Sufi shrines, Shia mosques, Christian churches and Yazidi temples. Read More

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Infiltration bid foiled, militant killed on LoC in Rajouri

He said the BSF men alerted the nearby duty points and kept watch on the movement of the militants. The terrorists also fired on the BSF troops on duty, which continued for half-an-hour. During search of the area later, a bag with ammunition was found. The BSF recovered a AK-56 rifle, it's magazines and ammunition, a radio set, binoculars, grenades, wire cutters, IEDs, knives, batteries, charger and other items from the slain person and the surrounding areas. Read More

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Drew Peterson suddenly in federal custody

Drew Peterson suddenly in federal custody

Tyson said she would provide no further information Tuesday. IDOC spokeswoman Nicole Wilson said Peterson "has been transferred out of IDOC custody". A source confirmed Peterson is now in the hands of the feds. Peterson attorneys Steve Greenberg and David Peilet did not return calls for comment. Read More

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Michael Flynn's letter of resignation as national security adviser

Michael Flynn's letter of resignation as national security adviser

As journalists were being escorted out of the breakfast meeting, Trump responded to a reporter's question on the subject by saying: "We're going to find the leakers" and "they're going to pay a big price". An Associated Press-GfK poll taken on the eve of the election revealed that 87 per cent of Trump's supporters saw the media as biased against him. He also said he would be asking John Bolton, a former US ambassador to the United Nations, to work with them in a "somewhat different capacity". Read More

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Le Pen cancels meeting with cleric over headscarf

Le Pen was on 28 percent, up as much as two points. He heads the Dar al-Fatwa, the top religious authority for Sunni Muslims in the multireligious country. France had mandate power over both Lebanon and Syria during the first half of the 20th century. "Assad is obviously a much more reassuring solution today for France than the ISIS", she added. Read More

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Vail Resorts Buys Stowe for $50 Million

Having Epic right at home will encourage local Vermonters to take advantage of the pass out west at Vail's extensive list of resorts; Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in Tahoe; and Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada. Read More

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Asean foreign ministers push dialogues to ease sea tension

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations is calling for dialogue with China as worries escalate over the militarization of disputed islands in the South China Sea. Established on August 8, 1967, the ASEAN is composed of 10 member states: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Read More

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Teenagers fall through ice into Central Park pond, rescued

Jonas jumped into the lake, known as The Pond, and swam the boys to shore as Turnbull pulled them to safety. "They're together, and they said 'let's take a selfie, ' and they went all down", said eyewitness Maia Ramirez. "Some of those kids would have gone under the water if we didn't go in, so God was looking out for them and was looking out for me and I was in this park for a reason tonight", Mr Jonas said. Read More

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Trump clarifies his comment about Sweden was on immigrants

Trump clarifies his comment about Sweden was on immigrants

So yes, there has been some acts of violence in Sweden, but at least some of them carried out by those who support our president. They took in large numbers [of asylum seekers]. So, to set things straight, Swedish tabloid newspaper Aftonbladet published a timeline of what really went down on the night in question - and, no, the eventful evening didn't include terrorist attacks. Read More

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Australia Plane Crash Kills Four Americans - US State Department

His sister, Denelle Wicht, posted this picture on Facebook of her brother, saying he was on a "once in a lifetime" trip to Australia. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull expressed his sympathies to the victims of the plane crash. The aircraft conducted a local charter flight to the King Island, located off the southern coast of Victoria. An employee at Nick Scali told Sky News 'It's pretty confronting seeing a plane that low over the top of your head. Read More

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Trump pledges to unite 'divided country' during African American museum visit

But he promised, as he has numerous occasions, "We're going to bring this country together, maybe bring some of the world together". "We have a divided country". Trump also saw an exhibit, titled "The Paradox of Liberty", featuring Thomas Jefferson and slaves he owned. Attendees to Trump's February 1 event marking Black History Month at the White House were mostly friendly pastors and the White House's black staff members. Read More

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