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AG Jeff Sessions reverses end Smart On Crime initiative

AG Jeff Sessions reverses end Smart On Crime initiative

Reactions from criminal-justice reform circles have been unanimous, from lawmakers and law enforcement leaders to advocacy groups and criminologists. But any exceptions will need to be approved by top supervisors, and the reasons must be documented, allowing the Justice Department to track the handling of such cases by its 94 US attorney's offices. Read More

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Reporter alleges GOP House candidate 'body-slammed' him

Reporter alleges GOP House candidate 'body-slammed' him

If convicted, Gianforte faces a maximum of six months in prison and a $500 fine. "The nature of the injuries did not meet the statutory elements of felony assault ". Quist, Gianforte's Democratic opponent, did not mention the incident at his final rally in Missoula. It is a last-minute curveball in Thursday's race, which was partly seen as a referendum on Donald Trump's presidency. Read More

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Trump Channels Game Show Host To Achieve Middle East Peace

On Tuesday, Trump is scheduled to meet with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem. He said his travels this week left him believing Israel and Palestine "can make a deal". Rubio also said that if reports that Trump asked two of the government's top intelligence chiefs to publicly deny evidence of cooperation between his campaign and Russian Federation during the 2016 election are true, that could impact the future relationship between the White House and the intelligence ... Read More

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Subpoenas pile up for Michael Flynn's documents

Subpoenas pile up for Michael Flynn's documents

Last week, CNN published a report alleging that intercepted phone calls showed Russian officials bragged about influencing Flynn and by extension Trump's administration. Though both Trump and Francis are known for their unpredictability, papal visits with heads of state are carefully arranged bits of political and religious theater that follow a specific program, with little room for deviation or unwanted surprises. Read More

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Trump Says 'Germans Are Very Bad': Spiegel

Trump Says 'Germans Are Very Bad': Spiegel

He was quoted in German and the exact English phrasing was unclear. Trump threatened to impose a hefty import tax of 35% on German cars coming into the USA in January, Reuters reported at the time. Census Bureau. In April Germany's finance minister rejected U.S. claims that Germany's trade surplus was a sign of unfair policies and called on the Trump administration to remain engaged in trade liberalization. Read More

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OPEC and non-OPEC nations poised to extend output cuts

OPEC and non-OPEC nations poised to extend output cuts

The cuts are likely to also be implemented by a dozen non-members led by Russian Federation, which has reduced output in tandem with OPEC since January. USA oil production has risen more than 10 percent since mid-2016 to more than 9.3 million bpd. OPEC's president, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, and secretary-general, Mohammad Barkindo, with journalists before the beginning of a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries in Vienna on Thursday. Read More

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Rally turns violent as BJP cadres, police clash in Kolkata

Rally turns violent as BJP cadres, police clash in Kolkata

The saffron party's workers, led by Ghosh, marched towards the city police headquarters at Lalbazar in the central part of the city, but were stopped by the police on Brabourne road near their destination. She also said that they had beaten police including women and burnt govt properties. The Financial Express quoted Ganguly as saying that everyday a BJP worker is being put behind bars. Read More

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Dar files compliant in SHRC against Major Gogoi

Dar files compliant in SHRC against Major Gogoi

Dar had later said that he was caught by the troops in Gundipora village of the district, who tied him to the front of their jeep before proceeding towards Beerwah town. "Clearly the only court that matters is the court of public opinion", Abdullah wrote on Twitter . "And global conventions like the Geneva/Vienna ones only count when India can accuse others of violations". Read More

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Democrats use budget office report to attack GOP health bill

Democrats use budget office report to attack GOP health bill

People at risk are those who have to turn to the individual market for health coverage and who have serious medical conditions, including those with pre-existing conditions and those with newly diagnosed conditions or injuries. "With today's news, the "Collapse and Replace" of Obamacare may prove to be the most effective path forward", the South Carolina Republican tweeted. The largest savings would come from reductions in outlays for Medicaid and from the replacement of the Affordable ... Read More

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Trump meets with Abbas in West Bank

Trump meets with Abbas in West Bank

The next time the president says our alliances are outdated, or our partners are ripping us off, or a White House staffer refers to "Palestine", Israeli officials can be reminded that what he "really" meant is in the speech he gave during this visit, and that the proof is in the new arms-transfer agreements with Israel that continue and build on the record-setting military support of the prior eight years. Read More

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Bangladesh removes Lady Justice statue from court complex

Bangladesh removes Lady Justice statue from court complex

PM Sheikh Hasina agreed to its removal, but secular groups opposed it. Attorney General Mahbubey Alam said that Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha had ordered the statue removed and placed elsewhere on Thursday afternoon. More than 100 activists rushed to the Supreme Court premises as news broke that the artwork was being removed. On 9 April 2017, a writ was filed with the High Court, seeking removal of the statue of the statue from the Supreme Court premises. Read More

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Filipinos at Mass worry about city, martial law

Duterte imposed 60 days of martial law Tuesday on the island of Mindanao, which encompasses the southern third of the nation and is home to 22 million people. But martial law is a sensitive issue for many in the Philippines , where former President Ferdinand Marcos used it to detain and torture opponents for almost 20 years. Read More

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Trump threatens prosecution over Manchester attack leaks

Trump threatens prosecution over Manchester attack leaks

Trump's statement also condemned the public release of classified information, calling the leaks "deeply troubling" while promising to "get to the bottom of this". President Trump said should the individual who leaked the Manchester photographs to the New York Times be found, they "should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law". Read More

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Congressional candidate charged after reporter says he was 'body-slammed'

Congressional candidate charged after reporter says he was 'body-slammed'

That there wasn't, you know, a door that I pushed through or crawled through a window... Advertising executive Cailley Tonn of Bozeman mailed in her absentee ballot before the melee at Gianforte's campaign headquarters. But there was a crew there from Fox News and they confirmed the story, and that Gianforte was lying when he claimed afterward that the reporter had grabbed him first. Read More

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GOP health bill: 23M more uninsured; sick risk higher costs

GOP health bill: 23M more uninsured; sick risk higher costs

West Virginia lawmakers received a 2018 budget bill from Gov. Jim Justice on Tuesday, the seventh day in the Senate for a special session called for the goal of setting the budget. In March, the budget office said the House legislation would increase premiums by an average 15 per cent to 20 per cent over the next two years, but push premiums 10 per cent lower than they'd otherwise be by 2026. Read More

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Ramadan: Saudi Arabia announces date for commencement of fast

Ramadan: Saudi Arabia announces date for commencement of fast

During this holy month, one of the hardest things that I often hear my Muslim students complain about is the lack of space and lack of understanding . The fast is meant to bring the faithful closer to God and to remind them of the suffering of those less fortunate. Ramadan is a period of fasting and spiritual growth, and is one of the five "pillars of Islam" (the others being the declaration of faith, daily prayer, alms-giving, and the pilgrimage to Mecca). Read More

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Seoul says NKorean object that drew fire was likely balloon

Seoul says NKorean object that drew fire was likely balloon

Additionally, two suspected North Korean drones were found in South Korea in 2014, one on the island of Baengnyeong and another in the city of Paju, close to the border. "Combining nuclear warheads with ballistic missile technology in the hands of a volatile leader like Kim Jong Un is a recipe for disaster", Harris told the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, referring to North Korea's leader. Read More

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Former Greek PM hurt in Athens vehicle bomb

Papademos' driver was also injured in this incident. Government spokesperson Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said he "unequivocally condemns" the attack after visiting Papademos in hospital. The explosion reportedly occurred after he opened a package. Papademos, also a former central bank chief, was appointed caretaker prime minister in November 2011 at the height of financial crisis with a mission help his country stay in the euro zone. Read More

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Will do everything to achieve Israel-Palestinian peace deal

Will do everything to achieve Israel-Palestinian peace deal

He dreams of peace for Israel and in that dream, he joins every Israeli mother and father I've ever met. Netanyahu had a frosty relationship with former U.S. "The problem is not between us and Judaism, it is between us and occupation", the Palestinian leader asserted. Trump said that with determination and compromise he believes the parties can make a peace deal. Read More

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Welcoming release of 82 Chibok girls, United Nations urges support for their rehabilitation

Welcoming release of 82 Chibok girls, United Nations urges support for their rehabilitation

She added that photos of the 82 girls have been sent to families in Chibok for identification even as she added that families were now meeting to identify their daughters. Some must undergo surgery, she said . A small number of the schoolgirls managed to escape on their own. Last year, some of the girls were released - but there are still thought to be around 113 missing. Read More

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Trump's first foreign visit starts in Saudi Arabia, then Israel

Trump's first foreign visit starts in Saudi Arabia, then Israel

David Friedman, the new USA ambassador to Israel , told the newspaper Israel Hayom that Mr Trump's goal at the start is simply "to begin a discussion that would hopefully lead to peace". On ISIS' al-Minbar forum, a user named al-Muhajir said "the Saudi family has no religion but their throne". As a presidential candidate, Trump chastised Barack Obama for failing to use the words " radical Islamic terrorism ", a phrase often avoided by presidents, including the Democrat and George W ... Read More

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Somalia car bomb kills at least 4 in capital, police say

Somalia car bomb kills at least 4 in capital, police say

Three police officers were killed in eastern Kenya on Wednesday when their vehicle hit a landmine, a senior official said, in an attack claimed by Somali jihadist group al Shabaab. "We are behind the attack in Liboi area". The attack was committed on the territory of the self-proclaimed Puntland in Northern Somalia. The group's self-styled news agency Amaq claimed the "martyrdom-seeking operation with an explosive vest" in a statement carried by the SITE Intelligence Group. Read More

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Mishra Begins Hunger Strike, Demands Details of Travel Funding

Mishra Begins Hunger Strike, Demands Details of Travel Funding

It said that the exemption enjoyed by the Kejriwal-led AAP from paying income tax on donations could also be withdrawn as these privileges have been "wrongly claimed". "We totally disassociate ourselves from such an act and we would like to condemn the violence", said BJP spokesperson Rajiv Babbar. Meanwhile, as per the latest media reports coming in, Ankit Bhardwaj is allegedly a member of BJP Yuva Morcha. Read More

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Trump tells Pope Francis: 'I won't forget what you said'

Trump tells Pope Francis: 'I won't forget what you said'

And at least one of them is raving about the experience. "From there, I'll head to the Vatican, where I will have the great honor of an audience with Pope Francis ", Trump said in his weekly address . According to a statement from the Vatican, the pope and the president held "cordial discussions" that included "an exchange of views on various themes relating to global affairs and the promotion of peace in the world through political negotiation and interreligious dialogue, with ... Read More

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GBSHSE SSC Results 2017 Declared, Goa Board 10th Class Result

GBSHSE SSC Results 2017 Declared, Goa Board 10th Class Result

Details of the same have been given by the board on its website. Reportedly, last year, over 20 thousand students had appeared for the SSC exams and this year has seen a decline. The Goa Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education (abbreviated GBSHSE) is the main state board of education in the Indian state of Goa , responsible for secondary and higher secondary education management in its affiliated schools. Read More

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President Trump wraps Mideast trip after Bethlehem, Jerusalem meetings

President Trump wraps Mideast trip after Bethlehem, Jerusalem meetings

Abbas said he welcomed Trump's "noble and possible mission". Speaking to a group of Israelis in occupied Jerusalem on Tuesday, Trump said he is "personally committed to helping Israelis and Palestinians achieve a peace agreement". While walking down the red carpet at Israel's Ben Gurion airport with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara, the President had tried to hold the Melania's hand, only to be swatted away in full view of cameras. Read More

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Angela Merkel's party wins vote in rivals' German heartland

Sunday's vote was the last state election before the federal election set for September 24, and was widely seen as a vital pre-duel between Merkel's CDU and ex-President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz's SPD. It was still unclear late Sunday whether the far-left Die Linke would reach the 5 percent threshold to enter the state parliament. Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) saw a surge in support, winning 33 percent, up from 26.3 percent in 2012. Read More

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Images of Manchester bomb released

Images of Manchester bomb released

Hashem had been "under surveillance for a month and a half" and "investigation teams supplied intelligence that he was planning a terrorist attack in the capital Tripoli", the Deterrence Force said on its Facebook page. Police said three men were arrested Wednesday in south Manchester , where a day earlier a 23-year-old man was also arrested and at least two homes were searched. Read More

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Rouhani says Iran's ballistic missile programme will continue

Rouhani says Iran's ballistic missile programme will continue

Rouhani, known as pragmatist and reformist has engaged his country in foreign policy changes. Following a tumultuous ten-days for the president where he faced calls for impeachment from some democrats for sharing classified information with Russian Federation and a deepening crisis over his relationship with former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , Mr Trump's team has been keen to cast Mr Trump as a credible global leader as he prepares to make a series of visits to ... Read More

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Melania Trump Slaps At President Trump's Hand After Arriving In Tel Aviv

Melania Trump Slaps At President Trump's Hand After Arriving In Tel Aviv

The recent incident happened when the couple disembarked from Air Force One at Tel Aviv on Monday to begin their visit to Israel. The president, not seeming flustered by the move, places a hand on her back to support her. Instead of grabbing hold of it, Melania instead swatted it away while she kept her pace a few steps behind the President. And for the second time, she was having none of it. Read More

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