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Author: 0 Commerce head has stake in firm tied to Putin orbit

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is reportedly connected to business with Vladimir Putin's son-in-law in links uncovered by The Guardian's " Paradise Papers ", which claim to reveal overseas tax secrets of politicians and the wealthy. Ross issued a statement Sunday stating that he recuses himself as secretary from any matters regarding transoceanic shipping, and said he works closely with ethics officials in the department "to ensure the highest ethical standards".

Author: 0 United States strikes ISIS fighters in Somalia for 1st time

The move came a day after Washington carried out its first air strikes against Islamic State militants in the country, in raids it said killed " several terrorists ". A USA official anonymously told the Associated Press that the airstrike "may have targeted top leaders" of ISIS in Somalia. The presidents of the Sahel countries, including Mali, Niger, Mauritania, Burkina Faso and Chad, are working on final modalities to set up a G5 Sahel force to help fight the numerous groups that are ...

Worldwide UP ATS arrests suspected ISIS operative in Mumbai
Author: 0 UP ATS arrests suspected ISIS operative in Mumbai

While addressing a press conference in Lucknow , Additional Director General, Law and Order (ADG, LO), Anand Kumar said, "ATS has brought the terror suspect on transit remand to Lucknow from Mumbai ". Zaid's name had cropped up during interrogation.In a separate case, Moradabad police is probing the funding of Farhan Ahmed Ali, a suspected Lashkar terrorist arrested from Moradabad on October 27.

Worldwide 'Multiple deaths' in shooting at Baptist church in south Texas - sheriff
Author: 0 'Multiple deaths' in shooting at Baptist church in south Texas - sheriff

Television stations KSAT and KENS reported there are multiple victims and that there is a large police presence at the church. A witness at the scene reported a 2-year-old was also shot. Witnesses say as many 20 shots were fired, though police have not confirmed the exact number of gunshots that were fired. This story is being updated .

Worldwide Bowe Bergdahl Was Just Dishonorably Discharged. What's That?
Author: 0 Bowe Bergdahl Was Just Dishonorably Discharged. What's That?

Bergdahl, who was captured and tortured by the Taliban after walking away from his post, pleaded guilty last month to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. "He put his comrades not only in jeopardy but they were wounded in action because his actions were deliberate", said Sudbury resident Steve Milley, whose 23-year-old son Scott was killed by insurgents in Afghanistan in 2010.

Author: 0 IS claims bomb attack in Yemen's Aden

At least six Yemeni soldiers and two policewomen were killed when suspected Al Qaeda militants launched twin suicide bombings on the security headquarters and criminal investigations unit in Aden on Sunday. More than 10,000 people have been killed in the conflict since the Houthis advanced on Aden , forcing President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi to flee and seek help from Saudi Arabia.

Worldwide Japan: Trump and Abe, new summit meeting on the golf course
Author: 0 Japan: Trump and Abe, new summit meeting on the golf course

Kenneth Moss, spoke in front of a massive American flag and flanked by a pair of Japan-based USA fighter jets - an F-16 from Misawa Air Base on his right and the world's most advanced stealth fighter, an F-35B from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, on his left.

Author: 0 Rockford police officer killed following traffic stop

Rockford police are cautious to say whether or not Cox was shot to death. The officer identified as 30-year-old Jaimie Cox made a traffic stop where he made a brief call indicating he was in distress. He received an honorable discharge from the U.S. Army National Guard in 2010, WREX reports , and was a graduate of Northern Illinois University. Following Cox's death, local police escorted his body to the county coroner's office.

Author: 0 Special Counsel Mueller has enough evidence to charge Flynn, son

Investigators will be conducting additional witness interviews over the next week, per the report. According to NBC's sources, Mueller's team has ramped up the pressure on Flynn following last week's indictment and arrest of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.

Worldwide Mueller estimates 3-week trial for Manafort: Court records
Author: 0 Mueller estimates 3-week trial for Manafort: Court records

The trial of Paul Manafort and Rick Gates may begin in spring 2018, Judge Amy Berman Jackson said Friday, meaning the case could push into the summer as midterm congressional election races heat up. He told Sky News: "I was very surprised that we're still hearing about it today, because I had no idea that George was going around me, and going around Senator Sessions - his actual chain of command - to pitch this idea to others on the campaign who maybe weren't there that day, or maybe ...

Worldwide WSBK: Rea doubles up in Qatar to set new points record
Author: 0 WSBK: Rea doubles up in Qatar to set new points record

Davies maintained his second place to the finish to take the runner-up spot ahead of Tom Sykes, who had crashed out early on in race two in Qatar, and saw the feat as mission accomplished before turning attention to 2018 with the factory Ducati squad.

Author: 0 Police detain dozens in Moscow amid fear of anti-government attacks

All of the detained have been taken to local police departments for investigation, the Russian Interior Ministry's Moscow branch said in a brief statement. Sunday's protest came after police in Moscow on Saturday detained dozens of people at a nationalist anti-Kremlin march on a public holiday known as the Day of National Unity.

Worldwide After Attack On Swiss Couple, German Tourist Assaulted In UP, Accused Arrested
Author: 0 After Attack On Swiss Couple, German Tourist Assaulted In UP, Accused Arrested

As per reports , Kumar pushed the tourist to the ground and slapped the German national repeatedly. Last month, a Swiss couple was attacked by a mob in Fatehpur Sikri , Uttar Pradesh. A complaint has been filed against the accused and investigation is underway. The incident comes two weeks after the Swiss embassy said it was "deeply concerned" with the attacks on Marie Droz and Quentin Jeremy Clerc, a young couple who were allegedly assaulted after Marie refused to take a selfie with a ...

Worldwide British woman jailed in Egypt for carrying painkillers
Author: 0 British woman jailed in Egypt for carrying painkillers

Mr Plummer said the family feel "helpless" due to being in a different country, and said of his sister: "It's very bad for Laura. she's not a tough person at all". Tramadol , a strong painkiller used by some heroine addicts as a substitute, is a controlled substance in Egypt . A pill sells for 8p - meaning Laura could have made just £23.20 even if she wanted to.

Worldwide Christian Pulisic was Dortmund's 'best player' in defeat to Bayern - Peter Bosz
Author: 0 Christian Pulisic was Dortmund's 'best player' in defeat to Bayern - Peter Bosz

Bayern, now unbeaten in 128 Bundesliga matches that they have led at the midway point, would have sealed the points three minutes into the second half if not for a top Burki save to keep out Lewandowski's downwards header from close range. Meanwhile, RB Leipzig hit back against Hannover to clinch a 2-1 win and move up to second place. "At the start of the season when we were winning points, expectations were high".

Worldwide Gun Runner wins Breeders' Cup Classic
Author: 0 Gun Runner wins Breeders' Cup Classic

There's a new king in horse racing and it's Gun Runner. Arrogate suddenly became beatable, losing two straight races, while Gun Runner began to assert himself as a dominant racehorse, capturing three straight Grade 1 stakes by a combined 221⁄2 lengths in such a dominant manner he was installed as a slight morning-line favorite over Arrogate in yesterday's Classic.

Worldwide Fresh blows to Islamic State
Author: 0 Fresh blows to Islamic State

The city is one of two in which Syrian troops declared victory over IS on Friday. Both the USA and Russian Federation have embedded special forces with their respective partners and are supporting their advances with airstrikes. The group's leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, is believed to be hiding in the desert near the frontier. By the end of 2016 the terrorist group's territory had shrunk to about 23,000 square miles.

Worldwide NZ not alone on ISDS clauses - Jacinda Ardern
Author: 0 NZ not alone on ISDS clauses - Jacinda Ardern

About 600 people have barricaded themselves inside the detention facility, which closed on Tuesday and has no power, water or food. The stand-off at the Manus Island detention centre prompted Opposition Leader Bill Shorten to issue a statement on Friday, calling on Mr Turnbull to accept the offer, describing it as not dissimilar to the United States deal.

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