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Worldwide Sessions Won't Promise Special Counsel for Uranium One
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With Sessions due to testify before the Goodlatte's own committee later Tuesday morning, increasing pressure coming from the White House and the continuing Sword of Damocles hanging over the attorney general's job security, it's easy to see why the requests from congressional Republicans elicited more than a standard "we'll look into it" reply - and why that reply came when it did.

Worldwide LiAngelo Ball, UCLA Teammates Reportedly Freed After Shoplifting Arrest
Author: 0 LiAngelo Ball, UCLA Teammates Reportedly Freed After Shoplifting Arrest

State Department for their efforts towards resolution". Trump talked to Xi about the arrests during a state visit last week to Beijing, part of the president's five-nation Asian trip, The Washington Post reported . UCLA's next game is Wednesday against Central Arkansas. It was not immediately clear whether Ball, Hill and Riley will be allowed to play. Three UCLA basketball players held in China for a week are on their way back to Los Angeles, according to the L.A.

Worldwide Cards Against Humanity purchases land in attempt to stop Trump's border wall
Author: 0 Cards Against Humanity purchases land in attempt to stop Trump's border wall

For its holiday promotion, somewhat unimaginatively entitled Cards Against Humanity Saves America, the game is aiming to put a spanner in the works for Donald's Trump's promise of a wall on the border between the USA and Mexico. I have the feeling I'm in for a treat; if America is saved in the process, it'll be a major bonus. WHY DON'T YOU JUST STICK TO CARD GAMES?A: Why don't you stick to seeing how many Hot Wheels cars you can fit up your [expletive]? This holiday promotion is also a ...

Worldwide Duke Basketball: Star Freshman Bagley Makes Early Impression on ACC
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For Duke , star guard Grayson Allen is one of few upperclassmen on the team. "We've just got to make sure we're ready and make sure we're locked in and ready to go". The Jayhawks are comfortable favorites entering the game, and they should be able to fend off the developing Wildcats. It's never too early for a heavyweight tilt in college basketball .

Worldwide Thomas Chandy contemplating moving SC after high court rap
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The court rejected Chandy's petition and asked why the government had not sacked him for opposing an official probe, regional news channel Manorama News reported. Peethambaran said the ball was in the party parliamentary board's court. The state leadership of the Congress has expressed their strong resentment to the party high command.

Worldwide Ninth Circuit Approves Travel Ban 3.0, In Part
Author: 0 Ninth Circuit Approves Travel Ban 3.0, In Part

Judge Watson's ruling came in response to a challenge filed by the state of Hawaii. The proclamation's bans on North Korea and Venezuela were not included in the original suit brought before the Hawaii District Court. The first was blocked by the courts and the second expired before it could win court approval. Ruling on the injunction issued by the District Court in Hawaii that temporarily blocked the enforcement of the new ban, the Ninth Circuit determined that the travel ban could ...

Worldwide President Buhari pledges to address infrastructural challenges in South
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THE Ebonyi State police command, on Monday, warned the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) and political parties' supporters against disruptive acts during President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to the state today. He was also conferred Enyi Oma 1 (number one good friend) of Ebonyi State by the Ebonyi State Traditional Council. . As the President performs the commissioning of projects, the Air Force and military jets were hovering within the vicinity of Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State ...

Worldwide Saudi-led airstrikes destroy air navigation system of Yemen's capital airport: spokesman
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For ports in rebel-held or disputed territories, such as the city of Hodeida, the mission said it has asked the U.N.to send a team of experts to discuss ways to make sure weapons can't be smuggled in. "The first step in this process will be taken within 24 hours and involves reopening all the ports in areas controlled by" Yemen's internationally recognized government, which the coalition backs, read the mission's statement.

Worldwide Bangladesh partly free on internet
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Governments in 30 of these countries are using manipulation tools to distort online information, compared to 23 per cent previous year. In some cases, as with Russian Federation, nation states are actively undermining the democratic process in rival countries, making it hard for voters to choose their leaders based on factual news and authentic debate.

Worldwide Putin-Trump chemistry: Opposites don't attract
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The remarks drew rebuke from former US intelligence officials and top USA lawmakers, including former Republican presidential candidate, Senator John McCain. "As now led by fine people, I believe very much in our intelligence agencies". The new USA administration, more so the Trump-Putin chemistry does deserve credit for this fast de-escalation.

Worldwide Wealthy Americans sign letter asking Congress not to cut their taxes
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Responsible Wealth joined with the Washington, D.C. -based group Voices for Progress in organizing the letter, which according to the Post, will be sent this week. The Democrats drew this analysis in an attempt to target the proposals of the House Republicans and portray them as a trick to lure the wealthier households.

Worldwide Sandy Hook families launch plea to save gun suit
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But Josh Koskoff, an attorney for the plaintiffs, said he's hopeful the case will get reinstated and ultimately end up before a jury. Following the conclusion Tuesday's arguments, the Connecticut Supreme Court will now decide whether the families of nine of the victims and one survivor can proceed with a trial seeking to hold Remington, along with a gun wholesaler and local retailer, responsible for the carnage based on its marketing.

Worldwide Duke Professor Testifies on the Control of Nuclear Weapons
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Tuesday's hearing marks the first time since 1976 since either the House or Senate Foreign Relations Committees have examined the president's ability to use nuclear weapons. "If anyone out there thinks they can somehow get away with something because the politics of the United States would somehow prevent the commander-in-chief from acting expeditiously, that could also encourage miscalculation, particularly on behalf of people who are isolated from the world, don't get a lot of information, ...

Worldwide House lawmakers hold hearing on sexual harassment in Congress
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Stories of sexual harassment and gender hostility are continuing to come to light in various industries, including entertainment and politics. California Rep. Her bill also includes a survey of the current situation in Congress and an overhaul of the processes by which members and staffers file harassment complaints.

Worldwide European Union ready to help Iran ad Iraq in natural disaster aftermath
Author: 0 European Union ready to help Iran ad Iraq in natural disaster aftermath

Health Minister Hossein Ghazizadeh Hashemi was cited Tuesday by the Tasnim news agency as recognising that aid "distribution was not assured properly" and needed to be improved. Iranian army helicopters are taking part in the relief effort. Meantime, five groups of injured people were transferred to the Iranian capital, Tehran, on Monday to receive further treatments.

Worldwide Democratic Sen. Feinstein says judicial nominee has conflict
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Talley, who now serves in the Justice Department's office of legal policy, has never tried a case and has only practiced law for about three years. Talley's wife was recently interviewed by investigators working for special prosecutor Robert Mueller, according to reports.

Worldwide Israel arrests Islamic Jihad's leader in West Bank
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The terror group has vowed to retaliate for the 12 of its members killed in the tunnel blast, calling Israel's threats against its leaders a " declaration of war ". We are aware of ongoing efforts by the Palestine Islamic Jihad against Israel. The Israel Defense Forces blew up the tunnel, which originated in the Gazan city of Khan Younis and crossed into Israeli territory, near Kibbutz Kissufim, on October 30.

Author: 0 Fury Road Director George Miller Is Suing Warner Bros — Mad Max

The studio tried to move the suit out of Australia, but the country's Supreme Court ruled that the case will be litigated there. This amount would be paid out if the "final net cost" of the movie was not more than $157 million - subtracting certain costs - and Miller and his company believe they are owed that money due to unforeseeable circumstances that the project encountered mid-production.

Worldwide Federal Bureau of Investigation report points to continued rise in American hate crimes
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation report points to continued rise in American hate crimes

Of 111 hate-crimes reported by law enforcement agencies in IL, 21 were on the basis of sexual orientation and three were on the basis of gender identity. Of the 6,121 incidents reported, 1,076 were based on sexual orientation bias and 124 were based on gender identity bias. In 2015 and 2016, that number was driven by crimes against people due to their race or ethnicity.