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World Meehan won't seek reelection in the 7th
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Rep. Meehan submitted a letter to his campaign chairman on Thursday announcing his decision to step down at the end of his term in 2018. . Meehan's announcement marks the fifth member of congress to resign or forego reelection as sexual harassment on Capitol Hill has captured the national attention.

World Lawyers appeal PA Supreme Court redistricting ruling
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The court ordered that the state must draw a new congressional map ahead of the 2018 midterms, according to multiple reports. "In short, the question in this case is whether the Pennsylvania Supreme Court is the Pennsylvania "Legislature" under the federal Constitution, and the answer to that question is a resounding no", lawyers for Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R., Jefferson) and House Speaker Mike Turzai (R., Allegheny) wrote in the petition to Justice Samuel A.

World Trump Reportedly Tried To Fire Robert Mueller In June
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White House counsel Don McGahn refused to order the Justice Department to fire Mueller because he disagreed with the President's reasoning, the source said . Former FBI Director Robert Mueller at an installation ceremony at FBI Headquarters in Washington , October 28, 2013. John Dowd, a lawyer for Trump , released a document earlier Thursday that he said showed "how much this president has done" despite the "false media drumbeat of obstruction".

World Senior Bowl 2018: Baker Mayfield Impressing Scouts Early
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During 11-on-11 work, he made a few impressive deep throws and also fit the ball into tight windows in the intermediate areas. 6-foot-5, 250 pounds, tons of athleticism. Two receivers drew my eyes due to their impressive size: 6'4 Javon Wims from Georgia, and 6'4 DJ Chark from LSU. He was asked about the possibility of playing for a NY team as the Jets have the No.

World Mohan Bhagwat hoists tri-colour in Palakkad school
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Meanwhile, the RSS explained that as Vyasa Vidya Peedom School is affiliated to CBSE, the state circular is not applicable for it. BJP State President Kummanam Rajasekharan, RSS state leaders, BJP party secretaries and other party leaders also attended the flag hoisting ceremony along with Mohan Bhagwat.

World Clouds Friday, rain this weekend
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It is possible that a few showers linger into northeastern MS in the early morning hours Sunday but most if not all of the rain is expected to exit the area by 8 a.m. Our weather this weekend will feature a warming trend and a few showers by the time we get to Sunday . Colder air is back behind the front making for a cool Sunday .

World Dutch intelligence agency spied on Russian hacking group
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AIVD reportedly alerted the Central Intelligence Agency and the NSA about Cozy Bear's hacking activities throughout the 2016 election. The article, entitled Hackteam AIVD gaf Federal Bureau of Investigation cruciale info over Russische inmenging verkiezingen (Dutch Intelligence hacking team gave Federal Bureau of Investigation vital information about Russian election interference), presents a timeline of what you might call counter-hacking starting back in 2014.

World New North Korea Sanctions Target Shipping And Trade Industry
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The State Department says the U.S. could support North Korea's call for reunification of the Korean Peninsula , but denuclearising the North is the first priority. Earlier this month, the Koreas held their first official talks in more than two years, with the North showing interest in sending a delegation of athletes, a 230-person cheer squad and high-ranking government officials to the games.

World White House says it's cooperating with Mueller
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A Trump-Mueller meeting could happen with the next two or three weeks , the president said, quickly adding it would be "subject to my lawyers". Donald Trump has announced that he is keen to speak with special counsel Robert Mueller , who is leading the investigation into potential interference from Russian Federation during the United States election.

World Kashmiris observe Black Day as India celebrates its Republic Day
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We will be covering every other lead to know what the facts are. A red alert sounded by the police said a female "fidayeen" terrorist had sneaked into Jammu and Kashmir . Security personnel were on high alert following intelligence inputs that a girl from Pune may attempt a suicide attack in Kashmir valley on Republic Day .

World Uhuru and Ruto mourn Yvonne Wamalwa
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Currently, the arrangements are on course to airlift the body to Lee Funeral Home, Nairobi. Deputy President William Ruto described Yvonne as a dedicated individual who served the nation with zeal. "So I was a "very sensible teenager" but at 18, my brother took me out to a club for the first time with permission from mum and after that, I really enjoyed being a teen", she said.

World Trump plan offers path to citizenship for 1.8 million immigrants
Author: 0 Trump plan offers path to citizenship for 1.8 million immigrants

The President also offered some clarity on what he's looking for on his asks to curtail "chain migration", or family-based visa categories, and the diversity visa lottery - though he left some wiggle room for negotiation. "The White House unfortunately has proven unreliable and wildly unpredictable", Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer said on the Senate floor. Newhouse supports the president's terms and believes his constituents want a path to citizenship, too.

World NRL Legend Johnathon Thurston says we need to 'chat' about Australia Day
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Nowhere is more iconic for celebration than Sydney Cove, where Britain's first fleet made the journey 230 years ago. More than 5000 people are expected to join a protest march that began outside the Victorian Parliament today, with groups of a similar size also joining a Sydney rally starting from The Block in Redfern.

World Regional HUD Official in Twitter Feud with Journalist
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According to CNN, the deleted Tweet read: "I hear #MissPiggys still on a rampage". No one from this Administration contacted me. According to BuzzFeed News , Patton, who handles the federal government's NY and New Jersey housing programs, began tweeting at Ryan, a reporter for the American Urban Radio Networks, on Tuesday, in response to a CNN clip in which Ryan says she's received death threats since she began reporting on the White House.

World Ramaphosa: SA has no money for nuclear power
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What we don't want to see is him treated with disrespect. "We have decided we are going to manage this transition very carefully". This because there is an uneasiness around the high level of unemployment at home. On Tuesday, Ramaphosa held bilateral meetings with President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, President João Lourenco of Angola, Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre of Somalia, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam of Singapore, and Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al ...

World Sindhu vs Saina showdown at Indonesia Masters quarters
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In the semi-finals on Saturday, Saina will face Thai fourth seed Ratchanok Intanon, who defeated reigning world champion and Japanese sixth seed Nozomi Okuhara 21-17, 21-10. Saina and Sindhu have clashed twice in the global circuit so far with both winning once. Saina took the first game quite comfortably, winning it 21-13.

World Newspapers: Trump Tried to Fire Mueller in June
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The New York Times first reported that Attorney General Jeff Sessions was interviewed by Mueller's team last week. Mueller, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, has interviewed several members of the Trump campaign, Trump's family members, colleagues in the Cabinet and present and former White House officials.

World Trump says United States would consider rejoining TPP if the terms are improved
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The Comprehensive & Progressive Agreement for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is a reboot of TPP comprising all of the original members except the U.S. The remarks are a departure from his earlier rhetoric of blaming free trade for job losses in the USA and a strong dollar for trade deficits. "Withdrawing from TPP was a missed opportunity for the United States to gain greater access to some of the world's most vibrant and growing markets".

World Nutella discount turns shoppers into hair-pulling 'animals'
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Police have reportedly been called to supermarkets in France after a 70% discount on Nutella sent shoppers into a frenzy. Promotional posters have appeared all over France revealing that 950g jars would be €1.41 (86p) instead of €4.50 (£3.90) from Thursday to Sunday.

World GST collections up at Rs
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A total of 8.10 lakh returns were filed by composition dealers paying a total of Rs 335.86 crore as GST . Composition dealers are those with turnovers of up to Rs 1.5 crore and are required to file returns every quarter instead of every month.

World Coming Out Of Shadows? Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX), Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)
Author: 0 Coming Out Of Shadows? Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX), Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA) has a beta of 2.04, compared to a beta of 1 for the market, which implies that the stock's price movements are more extreme than the market as a whole. (NASDAQ:REIT) on Monday, July 3 with "Hold" rating. Korea Investment invested in 1.14M shares. Its up 0.19, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. Royal Bancorporation Of Canada invested in 2,743 shares.

World Erdogan: Turkey to extend operation in Syria as far as Iraq
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Turkey launched Operation Olive Branch on Saturday to remove PYD/PKK and Daesh terrorists from Afrin. Meanwhile, the Pentagon said on Thursday it was in talks with Turkey about the possibility of creating a security zone in northwest Syria , despite the Turkish foreign minister saying earlier in the day it would not be right to discuss such a zone until trust issues between the two countries are resolved.

World NY joins states boosting net neutrality after FCC rollback
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The order renders internet service providers (ISP's) with state contracts to reinstate specific ground rules of net neutrality. NY has joined a growing roster of states pledging to use their buying power to force broadband companies to honor the spirit of net neutrality.

World Free guide to GDPR published by Charity Finance Group
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Australian organisations that trade with the European Union are grappling with the issue of how to ensure compliance with yet another privacy law and still maintain solid business processes. For procurement, the regulation will affect every contract that is still live and has an element of data that needs protection, for example data identifying an individual or company.

World Eye to China: India, ASEAN to strengthen maritime ties
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In a veiled reference to China , M Modi, in his address at the plenary session of the Summit, said that "India shares the Asean vision for rule-based societies and values of peace", adding that "freedom of navigation will be a key focus of India-Asean in the maritime domain".

World Veteran Bengali actor Supriya Devi dies at 83
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Veteran Padmashri awardee Bengal actress Supriya Devi passed away at age 85. She entered the theatre world at the young age of seven under the shadow of her father, Gopal Chandra Banerjee. "Condolences to her family and fans". She received the Padma Shri and West Bengal government's highest civilian award Banga Vibhushan, besides the Filmfare East Lifetime Achievement Award.

World Brokers Set Expectations for Procter & Gamble Co's FY2018 Earnings (PG)
Author: 0 Brokers Set Expectations for Procter & Gamble Co's FY2018 Earnings (PG)

Jensen Investment Management Inc. reduced its stake in Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) by 0.4% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Baird on Friday, January 5. The firm has "Outperform" rating by CLSA given on Wednesday, October 26. Stifel Nicolaus lifted their price objective on Procter & Gamble from $87.00 to $88.00 and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a report on Wednesday.

World Israeli PM Netanyahu to meet Russian President Putin next week in Moscow
Author: 0 Israeli PM Netanyahu to meet Russian President Putin next week in Moscow

In each meeting, Netanyahu made Israel's position on preventing the "nuclearization" of Iran, the agreement's failures and how to deal with them a key part of the discussion. Putin directly", Netanyahu told foreign press at a reception last week. Kobayashi said that as a result of Prime Minister Netanyahu's meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Israel is a major player on Mitsubishi's map and added that they are now starting to consider investments in cyber and other areas.

World Trump 'looking forward' to speaking to Mueller under oath
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Ty Cobb, President Trump's personal lawyer, told the Times in a statement: "We decline to comment out of respect for the Office of the Special Counsel and its process". "Any attempt to remove the Special Counsel, pardon key witnesses, or otherwise interfere in the investigation, would be a gross abuse of power, and all members of Congress, from both parties, have a responsibility to our Constitution and to our country to make that clear immediately", Warner said.

World Police officer stabbed in east Sydney amidst Australia Day celebrations
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A policeman has been taken to hospital with multiple stab wounds and another man shot dead in the Sydney suburb of Maroubra . At least 20 police officers locked down the area, putting up tape and telling nearby businesses to close. NSW Police stepped up their presence at the scene of the incident with dozens more police officers and several ambulances arriving before senior police declared the shooting a Critical Incident.

World Bike-borne men shot at school bus driver, kidnap class 1 student
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The shocking incident comes a day before the Republic Day celebrations when the security has been heightened at the national capital.Thousands of armed personnel have been keeping a tight vigil in the national capital and in border areas of the city to ensure a smooth passage of the celebrations tomorrow.

World Five reasons why India beat Bangladesh in the quarter-final
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Bangladesh , chasing 266 runs to win from 50 overs, were bowled out for 134 runs in 42.1 overs. Earlier, riding on Shubman Gill's 86 from 94 balls, India have scored 265 runs in 49.2 overs. Pakistan will face off against traditional rivals India in the ICC Under-19 World Cup semifinal in Christchurch on Tuesday, January 30. Nagarkoti came back and picked his second wicket in Hasan Mahmud for 0.

World Melania Trump skips Davos, visits museum and heads to Florida
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First lady Melania Trump visited the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Thursday, paying respect to the 6 million Jews who lost their lives in the Holocaust. Her director of communications announced the visit in a last-minute tweet at 8:53 Thursday morning, saying Melania Trump had "just arrived". The First Lady also celebrated her first year in the role without mention to her husband recently.

World Trump Taking Aggressive, Hands-On, Approach To Immigration Policy
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But, after a series of false starts and disparate poles of power in the administration, they weren't holding their breath Trump's comments on citizenship would last. Sen. However, as talks on Capitol Hill broke down - in part because of a controversy Mr Trump created using vulgar language to describe other countries - the White House made a decision to offer its own framework.

World US Democrats accept compromise to end government shutdown
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Hopes that the shutdown , which began at midnight Friday, could be limited to the weekend had been raised Sunday when a bipartisan group huddled for hours on trying to end the standoff, but they ultimately failed to resolve all their differences.

World Puma Biotechnology Inc (PBYI) Earns Buy Rating from Citigroup Inc
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Puma Biotechnology ( PBYI ) shares dived by almost a third late Tuesday after European authorities said they likely won't approve Nerlynx to treat some breast cancer patients when the matter comes to a vote next month. State Treasurer State Of Michigan reported 40,734 shares. Metropolitan Life Insurance New York reported 19,626 shares stake. Canada Pension Plan Board owns 19,300 shares.

World California Gov. Jerry Brown Delivers 2018 State of the State
Author: 0 California Gov. Jerry Brown Delivers 2018 State of the State

Brown came into office when California was in deficit and the economy was viewed as collapsing. "By the way, you Republicans, as I look over here and there, I got you back", Brown said. "Despite what is widely believed by some of the most powerful people in Washington, the science of climate change is not in doubt", Mr Brown said. "All nations agree except one, and that is exclusively because of one man, our President".

World Germany steps up pressure on Turkey over Syria offensive
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Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Thursday that Turkey is not going to discuss the issue of building a safe zone in Syria with the USA until trust will be re-established between the two allies. The United Nations has said it is deeply concerned for the more 300,000 people in Afrin and is ready to help displaced civilians if required. A push towards Manbij, in a separate Kurdish-held enclave some 100 km (60 miles) east of Afrin, could threaten USA plans to stabilise a ...

World Donald Trump Says He Respects
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After the two meetings, Trump said: "I think the real message is we want great prosperity and we want great peace". Fears of protectionist trade policies by the United States had already pushed the greenback to a three-year low, and Mnuchin's remark pushed it down further.

World Jaw unearthed in Israeli cave redefines understanding of how humans left Africa
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Now an global research team, of which I was a member, has reported finding an early modern human fossil at Misliya Cave in Israel dating as far back as 177,000-194,000 years ago. A host of studies have sought to determine the genetic makeup and any interactions between modern humans and Neanderthals. Burnt flints - indicating tool use - were also found nearby in the same soil layer.

World Turkey's Syrian Offensive Risks Direct Confrontation with US
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The United States has around 2,000 special forces troops in Syria , officially as part of an global US -led coalition, assisting the Kurds in battle against Islamic State. The Kurdish militia that controls Afrin, the People's Defense Units (YPG), has the support of several thousand USA special forces in the region. "We are in full readiness to respond to any attack".

World Dail votes to allow alcohol sales on Good Friday
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Publin.ie, an online bar guide, immediately began to organise a pub crawl on March 30 which will "give a history of the Good Friday prohibition and then toast its removal". "There is nothing mandatory about this, but people who may not be religious or who are religious but don't feel they should be banned", said Fianna Fáil justice spokesman Jim O'Callaghan.

World Illaiyaraja gets Padma Vibhushan , Dhoni Padma Bhushan
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Also included are Bhajju Shyam, a night guard and electrician-turned traditional Gond tribal artist whose paintings have been exhibited across several European nations; Sudhanshu Biswas, a 99-year old freedom fighter who runs schools, orphanages and dispensaries in West Bengal; and M R Rajagopal from Kerala who offers palliative care to terminally-ill patients.

World Trump hails 'great relationship' with UK's May
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She said: ' As you say we had a great discussion today and we continue to have that really special relationship with the United States. "We're on the same wavelength in, I think, every respect". "I've really liked what he's done for the economy". "Trade is going to increase many times and we look forward to that". "We want the world to invest in America and to create jobs for hardworking Americans".

World 'No ISIS fighters' in Turkish offensive area
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Turkey announced this past Tuesday that its forces killed at least 260 USA -backed Syrian Kurdish fighters after four days of an offensive dubbed " Operation Olive Branch " aimed at the Afrin region of northern Syria along the Turkish border.

Author: 0 Trump willing to testify under oath

President Trump is expected to talk to Special Counsel Robert Mueller as part of his Russian Federation probe. Comey himself has spoken with Mueller's team and turned over memos that documented the unusual contacts - but Mueller will likely want to hear the president's side of the story.