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Author: 0 Nunes Has Turned House Intel Panel 'Into a Joke — MSNBC's Mitchell

Schiff and other Democrats say Nunes' memo skews the intelligence it's based on and is effectively an effort to try to discredit special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election meddling and possible collusion with the Trump campaign in 2016.

Author: 0 Kabul military base hit by explosions and gunfire

The country's Interior Minister said at least two vehicles painted as ambulances were involved in the bombing. He insisted, however that " the attack was against an army unit providing security for the academy and not the academy itself".

World King renews support for Palestinians in meeting with President Abbas
Author: 0 King renews support for Palestinians in meeting with President Abbas

President Mahmoud Abbas and Jordan's King Abdullah discussed on Monday in Amman implications of the USA decision recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. "I think our views on Palestine and Jerusalem are well known to you", the king told the German president Sunday. On December 6 past year, Trump announced his decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel's capital and relocate the U.S.

World President Abbas, King Abdullah discuss implications of United States decision on Jerusalem
Author: 0 President Abbas, King Abdullah discuss implications of United States decision on Jerusalem

More than half of the 2 million people in the Gaza Strip, where the unemployment rate is 46 percent, are dependent on support from the UNRWA and other humanitarian agencies. Palestinians snubbed Pence's recent visit to the region after the U.S president made an announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital and vowed to start the process of relocating the USA embassy to the city.

World Nagaland parties call for poll boycott
Author: 0 Nagaland parties call for poll boycott

Representatives from the Congress, the BJP, the NPF, the UNDP, the Nagaland Congress, the AAPN, the NDPP, the NCP, the JD (U) and the NPP attended the meeting. Various rebel Naga groups had warned against taking part in the electoral process. The NSCN (IM) and the Naga National Political Group Working Committee issued a joint statement on Sunday, making clear its stance on the issue and warning those who try to "sabotage the historical process of negotiations by filing nominations and ...

World Russian fighter jet buzzes USA spy plane in Black Sea, Navy says
Author: 0 Russian fighter jet buzzes USA spy plane in Black Sea, Navy says

The American pilots reported that the Russian jet came within 5 feet of the U.S. plane, according to two of the officials. The interaction lasted approximately two hours and 40 minutes, according to a statement from the Navy's 6th Fleet, headquartered in Naples, Italy.

World FM Zarif Slams Haley's New Claims on Iran Role in Yemen
Author: 0 FM Zarif Slams Haley's New Claims on Iran Role in Yemen

In her lame efforts, Haley has tried to convince other members of the U.S. cabinet, such as U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis, to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, claiming Iran has not been living up to the bargain.

World Eagles arrive in Minnesota Sunday
Author: 0 Eagles arrive in Minnesota Sunday

The Pittsburgh Steelers (six) are the only team with more National Football League championships than the Patriots, who will be making their 10th Super Bowl appearance and their third in four seasons. So at the end of the day, it sounds like nobody is getting free beer, one way or another. United is 16 additional flights, including added service from hubs in Houston, Los Angeles, New York, and Washington, D.C.

World Off-duty officer critically injures driver after pedestrian hit in South Philly
Author: 0 Off-duty officer critically injures driver after pedestrian hit in South Philly

Terrorism might be the possible motive of the suspect, who was driving a black Honda, Fox News reported . Around 7:30 a.m., the driver struck at least one pedestrian and attempted to mow others down with the vehicle. An off-duty detective from the major crimes unit was driving in the area at the time and got out of his pickup truck to respond to the incident, Kinebrew said.

World Trump Mentioned to Not Plan State of the Union Nafta Withdrawal
Author: 0 Trump Mentioned to Not Plan State of the Union Nafta Withdrawal

Trump also plans to outline a almost $2 trillion plan that his administration contends will trigger $1 trillion or more in public and private spending on roads, bridges and other public works projects. In particular, the President will invite someone affected by the opioid crisis . Beshear flubbed his lines early on, saying "I'm a proud Democrat , but first and foremost, I'm a proud Republican, and Democrat, and mostly American", opening him up to ridicule by late-night talk show hosts.

World Trump could still fire Mueller, and just might
Author: 0 Trump could still fire Mueller, and just might

There are now two pieces of legislation in Congress to protect Mueller from being fired by the president. Dowd did not name the people nor provide a breakdown of how many were interviewed only by Mueller's team. Strzok was reassigned from the probe after he was found to have sent anti-Trump text messages . On the one side is Trump, the duly-elected president of the United States sent to Washington by American voters to fulfill his campaign promise to "drain the swamp" and return power ...

World Bob Casey to vote for 20-week abortion bill
Author: 0 Bob Casey to vote for 20-week abortion bill

However, the claim has never been proven, and the stance of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology is that 20 weeks is too early for a fetus to feel pain. There are now 21 states with such laws, including SC, and Graham said it will become "increasingly difficult" for Democrats to reject enacting the prohibition on the federal level as more states pass similar acts.

Author: 0 Varadkar will back reform of Republic of Ireland's abortion law

Late a year ago the all-party Oireachtas committee recommended that the Eighth Amendment should be repealed. The proposed national plebiscite will also allow for the Irish parliament to later devise legislation that would permit abortion in Ireland's hospitals at up to 12 weeks.

World Lighthizer Sees 'Some Progress' as Latest NAFTA Round Wraps Up
Author: 0 Lighthizer Sees 'Some Progress' as Latest NAFTA Round Wraps Up

Lighthizer, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo met privately in Montreal on Monday morning before making a joint appearance before the press. "This is the opposite of what we are trying to do". With just eight weeks left in the current schedule of talks - and with U.S. President Donald Trump frequently threatening to blow up the deal - all eyes were indeed on Lighthizer.

World Melania Trump breaks silence over rumours about her marriage
Author: 0 Melania Trump breaks silence over rumours about her marriage

The alleged affair would have taken place four months after first lady Melania Trump had given birth to their son, Barron Trump. The Wall Street Journal reported that the first lady used Air Force jets to take 21 flights over the course of about three months while she was living in NY so her son, Barron, could finish the school year.

World Mother calls arrest of son, 7, in Miami 'police abuse'
Author: 0 Mother calls arrest of son, 7, in Miami 'police abuse'

The boy's mother recorded video of her son being arrested by police at the Miami school. The parents believe their son is being bullied at school, and they do not believe the child is strong enough to knock down his teacher. The video has gone viral on social media, with some questioning whether the officer went too far in handcuffing a young child, or whether she was incapable of handling a 7-year-old without the need for handcuffs.

Author: 0 At least five killed in attack on Kabul military academy

Monday's assault started before daybreak when an attacker detonated his suicide vest at the entrance of the military base, near the Marshal Fahim Military Academy in the west of Kabul , Dawlat Waziri, spokesman for the Ministry of Defense told CNN .

World Small plane lands in lanes of northbound 55 Fwy in Costa Mesa
Author: 0 Small plane lands in lanes of northbound 55 Fwy in Costa Mesa

The occupants were out of the plane and no injuries were reported the fire department tweeted . KABC in Los Angeles reported the plane was on its way back to Orange County from San Diego when the issues occurred. He also added that it was a "complete miracle" that there was no traffic when Slod needed to land his plane. "We tried to make it to John Wayne, and we couldn't make it".

World Australia Plans To Enter 10 Top Defence Export Countries
Author: 0 Australia Plans To Enter 10 Top Defence Export Countries

Currently, according to the most recent report that measures defence exports, Australia ranks at number 20 from 2013-2016. Two weeks ago, Mr Turnbull was in Tokyo, showing off the Australian Bushmaster troop-carrier trucks to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

World Andrew McCabe, FBI deputy director, steps down amid criticism
Author: 0 Andrew McCabe, FBI deputy director, steps down amid criticism

Wray reportedly told Sessions he was frustrated by the pressure from the Department of Justice and the Trump administration, prompting Sessions to speak with White House lawyer Donald McGahn, who advised him to back off, according to The Washington Post .

World Facebook publishes privacy principles for first time
Author: 0 Facebook publishes privacy principles for first time

This involves arranging for workshops on data protection for small and medium businesses. Published on Monday, Facebook's privacy principles are its rules on how the company handles users' information, and they range from giving users control of their privacy, securing personal information and users' ownership of the data they share on the social network .

World Egyptian Political Figures Call to Boycott Elections due to Undemocratic Climate
Author: 0 Egyptian Political Figures Call to Boycott Elections due to Undemocratic Climate

The run-up to the close of nominations has seen any potential opposition sidelined, and many members of Al-Ghad who were once seen as opponents of ousted president Hosni Mubarak are now considered Sisi supporters. Despite this, Egypt's electoral commission has insisted it will ensure March's vote is fair and transparent. They include former military chief of staff Sami Anan, who last week was accused of illegally announcing his intention to run before getting the military's approval.

World Syrian rebels and Kurds snub Kremlin push for peace
Author: 0 Syrian rebels and Kurds snub Kremlin push for peace

The Syrian Negotiation Commission (SNC) said following the talks in Vienna it would not attend the Sochi congress. The first group of the congress participants arrived in Sochi yesterday. Russian Federation has long sought United Nations participation in the Sochi congress to lend credibility to its diplomatic efforts, and is reportedly hoping to establish a committee to create a constitution with UN-backing.

World Kendrick Lamar wins early Grammy award in race against Jay-Z
Author: 0 Kendrick Lamar wins early Grammy award in race against Jay-Z

The dynamic duo brought the house down while performing their retro-flavored remixed version of " Finesse " at the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday. Back to Chappelle, the comedian asked if this performance was "on cable". In the former category, included on the telecast, her fellow nominees included Kelly Clarkson, Lady Gaga and Pink - all women who have sung about sexual assault or worked with Dr.

World Afghan troops die in IS attack on Kabul military academy
Author: 0 Afghan troops die in IS attack on Kabul military academy

Islamic State militants attacked Afghan soldiers guarding a military academy in the capital of Kabul on Monday, killing at least 11 troops and wounding 16. Security forces have blocked off all roads in the area, Afghan media outlet Tolo said. ISIS fighters also attacked Save the Children's office in Afghanistan's east on Wednesday that officials said killed five people and wounded another 26.

Author: 0 Budget Session: President Kovind asks MPs to support Triple Talaq bill

My colleagues & I will leave no stone unturned in talking to and convincing the political parties. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the current BJP-led NDA regime's last full-fledged budget on February 1. The Opposition leaders raising the issue coincide with some of them floating the option of bringing an impeachment motion against the Chief Justice of India.

World Forecast: Cool, dry Monday; warmer, windy Tuesday and Wednesday
Author: 0 Forecast: Cool, dry Monday; warmer, windy Tuesday and Wednesday

According to the National Weather Service , there are a couple of snow chances in this week's forecast, the first coming on Monday . This story will be updated . Cold temperatures, however, return Monday , with highs in the lower 30s. Snow is expected to start after 1 a.m. Tuesday and continue through 1 p.m., leaving behind between one and three inches of accumulation.

World Death Toll in Terror Kabul Attack Reaches 103, Over 230 Injured
Author: 0 Death Toll in Terror Kabul Attack Reaches 103, Over 230 Injured

Officials said the attack was on an army battalion near the Marshal Fahim military academy where high-ranking officers are trained and which was initially identified as the target. "It highlights the continued threat posed by terrorist and insurgent groups to the people of Afghanistan". "In the immediate vicinity, I saw probably 12 to 15 all really just mangled, nearly as if they were melted together, it was just a pile of bodies, majority dead, some of them still alive", Quilty said.

Author: 0 Republicans in Congress divided over defending Mueller from being fired by Trump

When Raddatz reminded the senator that Trump had said he had never considered firing Mueller, Graham said the special counsel should look into that as well. She said that at a Senate hearing past year she questioned Rosenstein "at length on this issue, and he was adamant that he would never give in to any White House pressure to remove Mr.

Author: 0 Donald Trump urges Theresa May to get tough in Brexit talks

He added that this "would not solve" numerous problems but would only "create new uncertainty about when we will leave". The show of unity comes after Prime Minister Theresa May rebuked Hammond for saying Britain would stay closely aligned to the bloc.

Author: 0 Ice Caps at a 'Record Level'

Climate change is the term used for a wide variety outcomes that are caused by the rising temperatures of the Earth. Recent figures from the Met Office, Nasa and the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration showed 2017 was one of the hottest years ever recorded .

World Cape Town authorities limit water use as crisis persists
Author: 0 Cape Town authorities limit water use as crisis persists

The report states that the Municipal water revenue contributed about 10 % ( R3.9bn) of Cape Town's operating income in 2017. Ramaphosa announced last week that he intends to assemble a team to tackle this crisis. "Day Zero" is projected to arrive on April 12, but some fear it could come sooner, while others hope it won't happen if rationing works and rains eventually come.

World VW investigates 'diesel fume tests on monkeys'
Author: 0 VW investigates 'diesel fume tests on monkeys'

The statement goes on to say, "It would have been better to do without such a study in the first place". The tests are also mentioned in the premier episode of the Netflix documentary series " Dirty Money ". Stuttgart-headquartered Daimler, meanwhile, was less apologetic, saying in a statement that it had launched an investigation into the incident and that it considered the test "superfluous and repulsive".

World PM Modi seeks all parties' support for smooth Budget Session
Author: 0 PM Modi seeks all parties' support for smooth Budget Session

PM Modi further added it was the government's effort as well as the expectation of the people that there would be no politics on an important issues like triple talaq and Muslim women would get their right. The Budget Session will open on January 29, 2018, with the customary address of the President Ram Nath Kovind to a joint sitting of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.

World LS Speaker seeks cooperation from parties for smooth Budget session
Author: 0 LS Speaker seeks cooperation from parties for smooth Budget session

In his first such address to Parliament, Kovind is expected to outline the government's thrust on development and empowerment of people, especially those from backward and weaker sections, official sources said. In the year 2016, Rs 176 crore (Rs 1760 million) was spent on the 543 MPs of the Lok Sabha alone", the newspaper quoted Varun Gandhi as saying. According to reports, MPs remuneration includes a basic salary of Rs 50,000 per month, Rs 45,000 as constituency allowance amongst several ...

World Taliban Ambulance Bomb Kills 95 in Afghan Capital of Kabul
Author: 0 Taliban Ambulance Bomb Kills 95 in Afghan Capital of Kabul

The head of Afghanistan's intelligence service, Masoom Stanekzai, said four people have been arrested in connection with the attack. Health ministry spokesman Wahid Majroh said at least 40 people were killed and 140 wounded in the blast, which tore through a crowded street in a busy part of the city at lunchtime.

World Snow on the way for Monday!
Author: 0 Snow on the way for Monday!

A Met Office spokesman said Thursday night will see temperatures drop to -5 or -6, across the majority of the United Kingdom and could drop to as low as -9 in parts of Scotland. Cold high pressure dominates our weather with plenty of sunshine and cold temperatures for Wednesday into Thursday . A coating of snow looks possible for spots with higher terrain areas in the running for a little more.

World Alabama handles No. 12 Oklahoma, 80-73
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