• U.S. blames Russian Federation for Syria chemical weapons attacks
U.S. blames Russian Federation for Syria chemical weapons attacks

In September 2014 the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) says chlorine was used as a weapon "systematically and repeatedly" on villages in the central province of Hama and northwestern Idlib province. " Russia is complicit in the Assad regime's atrocities". The United States joined its North Atlantic Treaty Organisatio...

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  • CIA's Pompeo Praises Trump's Grasp of Intelligence Issues
CIA's Pompeo Praises Trump's Grasp of Intelligence Issues

He appears to share Mr. Trump's bombastic manner and uses far starker language than most C.I.A. directors. "I don't think that's a viable option for the United States on strategies or moral grounds", he said . On Wednesday, North Korea sent a rare announcement to "all Koreans at home and overseas", calling for a "breakthrough for independent uni...

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  • WATCH reside as storm hits Eire and the UK
WATCH reside as storm hits Eire and the UK

Met Éireann's latest forecast reads: "Turning very windy tonight as storm Georgina tracks to the northwest of the country". It is, however, forecasting wind speeds across Ireland of between 65 and 80 km/h, gusting up to 120 km/h. "Lowest temperatures of 3 to 5C". The warning will remain until 10am with rainfall totals between 25 to 35mm expec...

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  • De Blasio headed to White House for first meeting with President Trump
De Blasio headed to White House for first meeting with President Trump

The manufacturers named in the lawsuit include Purdue Pharma, Teva, Cephalon, Johnson & Johnson, Janssen, Endo, Allergan, Watson and various subsidiaries, according to the news release. NY is suing big pharma over its role in the opioid crisis. The city is claiming that opioid manufacturers have burdened the health and finances of New York's gove...

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  • Indonesia, US up the ante on counterterrorism
Indonesia, US up the ante on counterterrorism

Before meeting with Indonesian President Joko Widodo, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis commented that America "probably engage (s) with the Indonesian military more than any other nation anywhere in terms of mil-to-mil engagements". national security. "We only just bought F16s and everything". 'What we're looking for is a world where we so...

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  • Pennsylvania congressman denies sexually harassing aide
Pennsylvania congressman denies sexually harassing aide

Rep. Pat Meehan told The Philadelphia Inquirer on Tuesday that he intends to run for re-election in his suburban Philadelphia district. Now, Meehan has told publications that he had a deep "affection" for his former aide, whom he called a "soul mate".

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  • Kentucky high school shooting leaves students, parents shaken
Kentucky high school shooting leaves students, parents shaken

Two teenagers have died and 18 other people are wounded after a shooting at a Kentucky high school Tuesday morning, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said. Students say the suspect was acting suspicious moments before the shooting. "I felt a special bond with her". Noelle is in good spirits but groggy from her medicine, Jones said.

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  • OP Rawat assumes charge as CEC
OP Rawat assumes charge as CEC

He was appointed Election Commissioner in August 2015. Mr. Rawat had also served as principal secretary to Babu Lal Gaur, the former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, between 2004 and 2006. "The election commission is a creature of the constitution and we have to perform willy-nilly whenever the elections are to be done in whatever way pres...

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  • Michigan State Downs Illinois, 87-74
Michigan State Downs Illinois, 87-74

The loss drops IL to 0-8 in the Big Ten, tying the worst start in program history. The Illini tied it up a few times and even took the lead 15-11 with 12:44 left in the first half. We've got to grow, we've got to understand that's the way the game's played. Michigan State was the overwhelming favorite, but that didn't mean much.

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  • Family wonders what's next for doctor jailed a week after ICE arrest
Family wonders what's next for doctor jailed a week after ICE arrest

Niec, a doctor at Bronson HealthCare with a permanent Green Card, according to his wife, has been in jail for almost a week after being picked up Tuesday, Jan. But his wife insists that he is not a risk to the public. But under previous administrations, immigration authorities have often let low-level offenders off the hook, prioritising the depo...

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  • Trump Reportedly Expressed 'Rare Admission' of Regret Over Inauguration Crowd Size Debacle
Trump Reportedly Expressed 'Rare Admission' of Regret Over Inauguration Crowd Size Debacle

Before that tweet , Trump blasted the Federal Bureau of Investigation in February and stated the law enforcement agency is "totally unable" to stop leakers as the administration faced accusations of collusion with Russian Federation to win the White House.

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  • GOP senator releases handful of new Peter Strzok text messages
GOP senator releases handful of new Peter Strzok text messages

New text messages between Strzok and Page have also surfaced in which they say they faced pressure to wrap up the Clinton email investigation. The Justice Department revealed to politicians last week that additional text messages sent by Strzok and Page between December 14, 2016, and May 17, 2017 had gone missing .

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  • Senior Russian lawmaker slams United States initiative to review Iran nuke deal
Senior Russian lawmaker slams United States initiative to review Iran nuke deal

Le Drian said that he would be meeting with the Iranian Foreign Minister - Mohammed Javad Zarif - in Iran and he promised that he would bring up the issue of Iran's "destabilizing military influence" that is experienced the whole way across the Middle East.

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  • Dreamers in limbo as lawmakers vote to end government shutdown
Dreamers in limbo as lawmakers vote to end government shutdown

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell also promised to allow debate on the floor and an open amendment process. Democrats had attempted to pair such items with an appropriations package. Schumer had offered the wall funding in exchange for protections for DACA recipients, the almost 700,000 unauthorized immigrants that were brought to the U.S.

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  • State Democrats hope to shield Wisconsin from net neutrality repeal
State Democrats hope to shield Wisconsin from net neutrality repeal

The Federal Communications Commission reversed USA net neutrality rules in December, meaning internet service providers in the United States will no longer treat all internet traffic equally. "This is simple plug and play for other states to do as well", Bullock said. Mozilla, the company behind the Firefox browser, as well as public interest g...

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  • Mulvaney: Chances of government shutdown are '50-50′
Mulvaney: Chances of government shutdown are '50-50′

But this time he is arguing against it and is faulting Democrats for seeking to use the very kind of leverage he tried to utilize in 2013. MULVANEY: You know as well as anybody that it takes 60 votes in the Senate to pass an appropriations bill.

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  • Tsunami warning for BC's coast is cancelled after Alaska quake
Tsunami warning for BC's coast is cancelled after Alaska quake

The Tsunami warning was issued after the major natural disaster, which was centered 181 miles (about 290 kilometers) southeast of Kodiak in the Gulf of Alaska, struck at 12:31 a.m. The first wave doesn't necessarily mean it's the most unsafe. Chris Alemany, who lives in the Vancouver Island community of Port Alberni, Canada, said he was sleeping ...

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  • 'Call Me By Your Name,' Dee Rees earn Oscar nods
'Call Me By Your Name,' Dee Rees earn Oscar nods

While she doesn't appear to have anything scheduled just yet, per her IMDb, she's been working consistently since 2002 and she has some major award nominations and wins under her belt, so it's not likely she'll have any trouble landing her next gig.

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  • Mob surrounds home of Zainab Ansari homicide suspect
Mob surrounds home of Zainab Ansari homicide suspect

Muhammad Amin Ansari, Zainab's father, thanked authorities for tracking down the suspect and called for him to be publicly executed. Ansari's killing exposed a string of child abductions and slayings by a suspected serial predator. Reports say the suspect named Imran is a resident of the same area and lived in close proximity to the house of Zain...

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  • Abdul Subhan Qureshi: Techie to terror and blasts suspect
Abdul Subhan Qureshi: Techie to terror and blasts suspect

He was arrested when he came to meet an old associate. "The leadership of the [Indian Mujahedeen] is mainly traced to a man from Mumbai named Abdul Subhan Usman Qureshi, code name "Kasim" or "al-arbi" who signed the email manifestos sent by the IM before and after the multiple blasts past year", a report by the institute reads.

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