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Nunes Says Trump Team Communications Caught in US Surveillance

Nunes said at a news conference he discovered the potential surveillance of Trump himself while reviewing intelligence reports, but said it was not related to Russian Federation. "Must find leaker now!" he tweeted. In early January 2017, America's intelligence agencies concluded Russian Federation had mounted a disinformation campaign to influence the United States election and picked out RT's American division as one of the culprits. Read More

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Accused Teen Shooter Says He Was Annoyed by Victim's Snapchats

Groves said, the defendant described pulling the.22 cal revolver from his left pocket and firing a single shot in the back of Turner's head, as she walked away. "(The teen) was annoyed with Deserae for constantly texting and snapchatting", testified Groves. Deputy Brian Groves, who interviewed the accused defendant three times, testified that the boy cried at times while confessing to the shooting. Read More

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Emmanuel Macron, 39-Year-Old French Prodigy Eyeing Presidency

The other two candidates taking part in Monday evening's debate are the ruling Socialist Party's candidate Benoit Hamon and Jean-Luc Melenchon, who have split the left-wing vote. A snap opinion poll showed Macron, a 39-year-old former economy minister who has never run for public office before, was the most convincing among the top five contenders in a marathon debate of almost 3½ that delivered no knock-outs. Read More

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UK Parliament attack: Slain British police officer was Keith Palmer, 48

UK Parliament attack: Slain British police officer was Keith Palmer, 48

The officer was a member of the specialist parliamentary and diplomatic protection command. "Keith, aged 48, had 15 years' service and was a husband and a father". James Cleverly, who serves as the member of Parliament for the county of Braintree, called the slain officer a "lovely man, a friend". The assailant careened a vehicle through one of the busiest and most recognizable parts of London at about 2:40 p.m. Read More

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Life sentence for Ajmer blast case convicts

Life sentence for Ajmer blast case convicts

While pronouncing the quantum of punishment, the court also slapped a fine of Rs 5000 and Rs 10,000 on Gupta and Patel, respectively. The court handed the sentence to the convicts in Jaipur , the capital of Rajasthan state. The court convicted the duo under Sections 120 (B), 295-A of the Indian penal Code, Sections 16 and 18 of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and Sections 3 / 4 of Explosive Substances Act. Read More

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United Kingdom launches 'counterterrorism' probe after deadly attack outside Parliament

Britain's political heart in lockdown, shaken MPs evacuated from parliament, blood on the road and tourists running: Westminster was in chaos on Wednesday as a deadly attack struck the capital. It's not confirmed whether the incidents are related. Parliament, which was in session at the time , was immediately suspended. Britain is on its second-highest alert level of "severe" meaning an attack by militants is considered highly likely. Read More

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Trump owes former President Obama apology

Trump owes former President Obama apology

Turning to the GOP healthcare bill, Cornyn said he was confident that if the House passes it, the Senate will do so as well after there is "an opportunity for amendments in the Senate". And coming from the sitting president, it immediately created a firestorm, with even his close allies unable to back up his claims . The British intelligence agency flatly denied the claim it happened. Read More

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USA justices reject Gorsuch in win for disabled student

The Supreme Court is bolstering the rights of learning-disabled students in a ruling that requires public schools to offer special education programs that meet higher standards. In Endrew's case , his parents pulled him out of a public school in the county located near Denver, frustrated with his lack of progress. In 2012, they asked the school district to cover tuition costs. Read More

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Roger Goodell says changes coming to quicken National Football League games in 2017

Roger Goodell says changes coming to quicken National Football League games in 2017

It's understandable, since it will require action on the part of the league's broadcast partners. It was marginally less robotic than his typical interaction with common folk. While there won't be less advertising in 2017, it will be more strongly concentrated. Other broadcast changes include an occasional double box with commercials on one side and a peek into what's happening inside the stadium on the other, or a sponsored break with just one brand or company instead of several commercials ... Read More

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Rex Tillerson says wife convinced him to take secretary of state job

In an interview with the conservative-leaning Independent Journal Review published Tuesday night, Tillerson said, "I didn't want this job. I didn't seek this job", the former ExxonMobil CEO said. "I told you God's not through with you", he said his wife told him. Newsrooms have always paid the state department for airplane seats when the top diplomat travels - but the secretary of state only allowed one reporter to join him on a trip to South Korea, Japan and China. Read More

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Surveillance findings raise concern about spying on Trump campaign: Nunes

Nunes, who was a member of the Trump transition team himself, is chairing the House Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russia's effort to manipulate the 2016 USA presidential election. "Details about US persons involved in the incoming administration with little or no apparent foreign intelligence value were widely disseminated in intelligence community reports". Read More

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Iraqi PM Says Trump Administration 'Wants to be More Engaged' in Region

Iraqi PM Says Trump Administration 'Wants to be More Engaged' in Region

On the 14th anniversary of the launch of an American-led invasion that reshaped the Middle East, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi met President Trump in the White House. "Unless we plan another occupation of Iraq (or genuinely and absurdly seek to 'take the oil' ) it is a reality that as the fighting stops our military will step aside and the State Department, USAID, the International Monetary Fund, and the United Nations will have to take over". Read More

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Iraq vehicle bomb kills 20 in south-west Baghdad

The militants' are under pressure from Iraqi forces who are entering the group's last strongholds in Mosul. Similar incidents occurred in the city on March 16 and 17, in which two civilians died and six were injured in total. Iraq declared eastern Mosul "fully liberated" in January and is now fighting for the more densely populated western half. Nearly 100,000 Iraqis have been displaced by the fighting in the days since February 25, according to the latest estimates of the UN's International ... Read More

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Hillary Clinton Allies Rip James Comey for Belated Confirmation on Russia Probe

He acknowledged that the FBI does not ordinarily discuss ongoing investigations, but said he'd been authorized to do so given the extreme public interest in this case. The FBI is looking into "the nature of any links" between the Trump campaign and the Russian government, he said. The Senate intelligence committee has also asked Roger Stone, a longtime Trump adviser, and Carter Page, an investment banker who briefly advised the campaign on foreign policy, to retain documents related to its ... Read More

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Israel Ranked World's 11th Happiest Country

The director of SDSN is Professor Jeffrey Sachs , who is also the head of the Jeffrey Sachs Centre on Sustainable Development, that is financed by a US$10.0 million grant by the not-for-profit Jeffrey Cheah Foundation and housed at the Sunway University in Malaysia - and is well known to Malaysians. Read More

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Ex-Colorado Republican chairman in court for voter fraud

Ex-Colorado Republican chairman in court for voter fraud

Curtis spoke about voter fraud ahead of last year's election. Kelly said she was "livid over the whole situation" and never imagined that her ex-husband would take away her right to vote. Republicans complain about voter fraud all the time. According to the website for KLZ-560 AM, Steve hosts a morning radio segment, Wake Up. The truly amusing part of this is that Steven Curtis was an outspoken critic of voter fraud. Read More

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Why one zoo is sawing the off horns of 21 rhinos

Why one zoo is sawing the off horns of 21 rhinos

Zookeepers say that the procedures are necessary to avoid a repeat of an incident on the 8 March in a zoo near Paris when Vince the rhino was shot three times in the head by poachers who then removed and made away with his horn. The operation was a success and will be repeated across the rest of the herd, which includes both black and white rhinoceroses. The horns will slowly grow back, the zoo said. Read More

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Deadly Stampede at Henan Primary School

Deadly Stampede at Henan Primary School

The authorities said they were still investigating the cause of the incident. The injured students were hospitalized, some in serious condition, BBC reports , citing the Xinhua news agency. In 2015 , 36 people died during a new year's event in Shanghai by a riverfront. Shoddy construction work has often been blamed for fatal accidents in China when buildings, bridges and other infrastructure have failed. Read More

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Ivanka Trump gets White House office

Ivanka Trump gets White House office

NORTHAM: Gorelick says Trump is also applying for security clearance and that the White House counsel is comfortable with Ivanka Trump's new unpaid role. Soon after, the president quickly knocked those reports down, saying via Twitter , "I am not trying to get "top level security clearance" for my children". Read More

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White House: Paul Manafort Played 'Very Limited Role' in Campaign

In a role most of us wouldn't wish on our worst enemies, Spicer sought to defuse criticism of Trump's expensive trips to Florida, his golfing habit, baseless wiretapping claims, and the ongoing investigation into Russian links. And he described Michael Flynn , the former national security advisor, as a "volunteer" on the Trump campaign. "I'm going to be working for you", Trump said past year at a rally in Virginia. Read More

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Singapore falls 4 spots in World Happiness Report to 26th

Iceland, Switzerland and Finland rounded out the top five, followed by the Netherlands, Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Sweden. The United States came in 14th, falling behind one place from previous year. Pakistan ranked at 80, climbing 1 point above its earlier rank of 81. Where do we rank in global happiness? "We won the lottery", Arne Larsen, a retired civil servant, told AFP in central Oslo. Read More

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