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Evidence Suggests Trump Camp May Have Coordinated With Russian Hacking

Evidence Suggests Trump Camp May Have Coordinated With Russian Hacking

It's hard to say whether Comey and Rogers seemed more confused due to the misconstruing of their words or the fact that they were hearing the president's livetweet of their hearing read back to them during that same hearing. Nunes said the names of Trump associates were "unmasked" after the incidental collection, though he did not identify those names. "There was circumstantial evidence of collusion; there is direct evidence, I think, of deception", Rep. Read More

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Four including Ex-Deputy Mayor of Dhanbad shot dead in gang war

Four including Ex-Deputy Mayor of Dhanbad shot dead in gang war

Chief Minister Raghubar Das has directed the DGP of Jharkhand to control the law and order situation in the coal city. The incident is being viewed as a part of family rivalry between BJP's Jharia MLA Sanjeev Singh and Neeraj. A Special Investigation Team (SIT) has also been formed, which will further investigate the matter. "We are working on them", he said. Police sources say that the murder may be the outcome of a family feud. Read More

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23 killed in auto bomb in Baghdad

Hundreds of thousands of civilians are trapped and they are in bad danger". Residents who had left said Iraqi, Syrian and other foreign militants remaining in the area tried to make them stay. Locals said that they regularly heard screams and gunshots in the area, with one saying the water from a nearby well became polluted with human remains. Read More

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Trump's ex aide Paul Manafort 'hid' $750000 payment

Records in former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych's "black ledger" appear to show a $750,000 payment to Mr Manafort on the same day. The invoice is made out to the now-dissolved Brazilian company Neocom Systems Ltd. President Yanukovych was ousted during mass street protests in Ukraine in 2014. Mr Manafort, meanwhile, is credited with crafting the strategy that propelled Mr Yanukovych to the presidency in 2010. Read More

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Germany: Court backs deportation of German-born extremists

Germany: Court backs deportation of German-born extremists

They have not been prosecuted and the allegations have not been tested in a criminal court, but federal judges upheld their planned deportation, bolstering government plans to expel more foreign nationals believed to be terror threats. Both appealed against being deported but they will be kicked out of the country they were born in within weeks. -In a move without precedent in German history, the country will soon deport two German-born men accused of having discussed terrorist activity. Read More

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Lawyer for Russian Whistleblower's Family Injured in Fall

Lawyer for Russian Whistleblower's Family Injured in Fall

On 21 March 2017, Nikolai Gorokhov , a lawyer representing the family of Russian whistleblower Sergei L. Magnitsky, was gravely injured in a four-story fall. Magnitsky's family and friends say he was jailed, tortured, and denied medical treatment that could have saved his life as retribution for accusing law-enforcement and tax officials of stealing $230 million from Russian coffers. Read More

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Trump aide 'tried to hide' Russian payment

In an exclusive report Wednesday afternoon, the Associated Press said that former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort secretly worked for a Russian billionaire in order to advance interests of President Vladimir Putin. Manafort did not disclose his work to the Justice Department at the time, which would be required by the Foreign Agent Registration Act if he was representing Russia's interests to the US government. Read More

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Auto bomb attack kills at least 23, injures dozens in Iraq's capital

The attack - as Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi met US President Donald Trump in Washington , DC - targeted a busy commercial district of the Hay al-Amel suburb, according to police and hospital officials. Asked whether he had seen the Trump administration's plan to wipe out Islamic State, Abadi said: "I haven't seen a full plan". Many in Canada are watching to see whether the Kurds plan to demand independence from the rest of Iraq, as their leaders have promised. Read More

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Nunes gifts Trump with appearance of credibility, muddies Russian Federation probe

Nunes gifts Trump with appearance of credibility, muddies Russian Federation probe

In his earlier press conference, Nunes told reporters he believed the information was collected legally under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. Dianne Feinstein. "I gather he gave no substantiation, no evidence", Feinstein said of Nunes. Meanwhile, over at "Meet the Press" on NBC, Schiff said "I hope that we can put an end to this wild goose chase because what the President said was just patently false". Read More

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US Geological Survey: Magnitude 5.5 Earthquake Hits Bali

The quake hit near Denpasar, the Indonesia Tsunami Early Warning System said. Many residents reportedly leapt from their beds and ran into the streets for safety. Sally has been traveling on the island alone so she said that made it a little 'scary'. In December 2004 a massive natural disaster off Sumatra island triggered a tsunami that killed 230,000 people in a dozen countries. Read More

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Scottish Lawmakers Delay Referendum Debate Due To London Attack

Scottish Lawmakers Delay Referendum Debate Due To London Attack

Mr Neil told his party during the second day of the debate on Nicola Sturgeon's call for a second referendum that it would be wrong to assume that a vote for independence was the same as a vote to rejoin the EU. "So it is for that reason we are deciding to suspend the sitting... to continue at the moment would not allow members to make their contributions in the manner that they would wish to". Read More

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Eurovision 2017: Ukraine bans Russian contestant Julia Samoilova from contest

Eurovision 2017: Ukraine bans Russian contestant Julia Samoilova from contest

Ukraine said yesterday it had barred Russia's entry for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest from entering the country, prompting a swift rebuke from Moscow, which called the decision a "cynical and inhuman act". According to sources around 140 other Russian artists have been blacklisted by the SBU following the annexation of Crimea past year. Ukraine has banned a Russian singer from entering the country to compete at the Eurovision Song Contest. Read More

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Shore protection bill awaits Senate committee vote

Shore protection bill awaits Senate committee vote

Smith said when all is said and done, it will take about a year to get things up and running for medical marijuana to become a reality in North Dakota. It would legalize possession of up to an ounce of marijuana for adults, but would not allow sales of the drug in stores or lounges. It would also expire in 2020 if the Legislature doesn't renew it. Read More

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US, Iraqi Leaders 'Confident' of Islamic State Defeat

According to a report from a pool reporter, the press asked the President a question about wiretapping, to which he did not respond. I know Mosul is moving along. As Islamic State swept through northern and western Iraq almost three years ago, Iraqi leaders blamed the military for abandoning their posts and failing to put up a fight against Islamic State, while military personnel accused the government of failing to adequately supply and train the troops. Read More

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Japanese trade surplus surges

Japanese trade surplus surges

The value of Japan's total shipments overseas rose 11.3 percent, the most in two years, on strong demand for vehicle components and electronic parts, while imports grew 1.2 percent. But exports to many other Asian countries also rose at double-digit paces, with Japan's overall trade surplus in the region more than quadrupling to 996 billion yen ($8.9 billion). Read More

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Bid to salvage sunken Sewol ferry

Lee said the ferry has so far been lifted 24 meters (79 feet) from the seafloor, but needs to be elevated 11 meters (36 feet) further so its upper side reaches about 13 meters (42 feet) above the surface. It said all technical aspects and local weather conditions were reviewed. The complete lifting and transportation of the vessel to port is expected to take three days under the best weather conditions, officials said. Read More

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Here's The Newest Batch of Russia Scandals Embroiling Trump's Ex-Campaign Chair

The White House dismissed a report Wednesday that President Trump's former campaign chairman had received a $10 million contract a decade ago to advance the interests of Russian President Vladimir Putin. His lobbying firm has been known for working on behalf of "unsavory governments in Nigeria and Kenya, the UNITA rebels in Angola and a group with ties to Philippines dictator Ferdinand Marcos", as NPR reported last summer. Read More

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Gorsuch tells Democrats he'll make up his own mind

Trump had questioned Curiel's impartiality because of his Hispanic ethnicity, his membership in the La Raza Lawyers Association, and his court rulings. They have no PAC. So Gorsuch essentially concluded that school districts comply with their obligation to disabled students so long as they provide those students with a little more than nothing. Read More

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Man held for stealing lingerie from Bengaluru women's hostel

Man held for stealing lingerie from Bengaluru women's hostel

Reportedly, Abuthaleem had been spotted entering the women's college premises naked on different occasions in the last six months, but had manged to elude the police so far. "He is a psycho youth". Apparently, both the police and college authorities denied that such an event ever happened, but students say they've complained about this several times, and also, the authorities' lies fly in the face of what you can see with your own damn eyes on camera. Read More

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'Washington vultures circling Nunes for seeing no evidence of Trump-Kremlin collusion'

'Washington vultures circling Nunes for seeing no evidence of Trump-Kremlin collusion'

Representative Conaway asked Comey and Rogers to explain why their analysts believed that Russia's President Vladimir Putin wanted to "denigrate" former secretary of state Hillary Clinton. Trump said he felt "somewhat" vindicated by the Republican's revelations. The tweets amount to selective responses in light of a pair of statements Comey made Monday morning that could undercut the administration. Read More

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UP CM Yogi Adityanath keeps Home, Finance portfolios

Chetan Chauhan got Sports while former Congress member Rita Bahuguna was given Secondary Education. The chief minister also kept over three dozen other departments with himself. Meanwhile, after directions by the CM, the State police has also stepped up action against eve-teasing and as promised by the BJP in its manifesto, formed anti-Romeo squads to check molestation and harassment of women. Read More

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Tight security for McGuinness funeral

BOOKS of condolence have been opened across the county following the death of Martin McGuinness. Martin McGuinness was a towering figure in Northern Ireland in general and in the city of Londonderry in particular. Ashrawi also described McGuinness as a defender of rights and justice, as well as a man of peace who fought against oppression and injustice. "My thoughts and prayers are with the McGuinness family today as they mourn the passing of a husband, father and a grandfather". Read More

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Golden State Warriors Optimistic About Kevin Durant's Recovery

Golden State Warriors Optimistic About Kevin Durant's Recovery

This included putting up shots on the move along with a few running drills. Regular season minutes would be great, but it wouldn't be the worst thing to have Durant return to action in the first round. ESPN's Marc Stein says the Warriors are hopeful that he can return before the playoffs, thus giving KD ample time to get back in the groove before the Warriors get into the thick of the playoffs. Read More

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Is Happiness on the Decline in the US?

The results are based on data from surveys that use six criteria to assess the happiness levels in each country: healthy life expectancy, GDP per capita, social support, perceptions of freedom to make life choices, generosity of donations, and perceptions of corruption. Read More

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Trump to Capitol in last-ditch lobbying for health care bill

Trump to Capitol in last-ditch lobbying for health care bill

On Monday evening, Trump called Paul a "good guy". "So we can pass massive tax reform, which we can't do until this happens". The House was expected to vote Thursday on the GOP-backed health care bill. Mr. Trump blamed Democrats for passing Obamacare without any Republican support in 2010. European foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini expresses concern about the Trump administration's proposed deep cut in USA foreign assistance, saying it will destabilize major parts of the world and hurt ... Read More

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