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World Justice Department Moves to Dismiss Corruption Case Against Menendez
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The move Wednesday now lifts a cloud of legal suspicion that has long hung above Menendez, a high-ranking Democratic senator who is up for re-election in the fall. Bob Menendez on public-corruption charges, clearing the way for the two-term Senator's reelection. Prosecutors said he took gifts from Florida eye doctor Salomon Melgen , including a luxury hotel stay, private jet flights and campaign donations, in exchange for which he tried to help Melgen get US visas for his girlfriends, ...

World Kenya: Raila Odinga Swears Self People's President
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Kenyan Attorney General Githy Muigai previously warned that Mr Odinga would face treason charges if he proceeded with the ceremony. Odinga boycotted a rerun of the 2017 presidential election in October due to allegations of corruption, after the original election in August was annulled over allegations of irregularities.

World Trump Vows to Keep Guantanamo Bay Prison Open
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The White House announced the move ahead the president's State of the Union address on Tuesday. Stating that he will keep Guantanamo Bay open on Tuesday, US President Donald Trump , he broke from predecessor Barack Obama's lengthy and ultimately unsuccessful efforts to shutter the maligned detention facility.

World China denies spying on African Union
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According to the paper, China gifted the $US200 million ($247 million) African Union headquarters building in Adis Ababa - where representatives from all 55 African countries meet - at full cost as an ostensible show of goodwill. Kuang Weilin has trashed the claims. Asked who, he said: "People in the West". "I really question its intention", he told reporters on Monday.

Author: 0 House Intelligence Committee votes to make the secret memo public

Mr. Trump added smilingly, "Can you imagine that?" The top Democrat on the committee, Rep. Adam Schiff - who says he has seen the underlying classified intelligence - describes the memo as a "profoundly misleading set of talking points drafted by Republican staff attacking the FBI and its handling of the [Russia] investigation".

World McCabe Steps Down After Vile Trump Attacks
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Is he resigning effectively in protest over the imminent release of the memo? And as if all this is not bad enough, there's this cherry on the sundae of yesterday's descent into banana republic-ism: an announcement from the State Department that the Trump administration will not impose further sanctions on Russian Federation for its interference in the 2016 election.

World What is the healthiest alternative to milk?
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Additionally, 2.2 percent to 3.5 percent of children develop an allergy to cow's milk, and lactose intolerance affects between 15 percent and 75 percent of adults, depending on race, food habits and gut health. Despite analysing non-dairy alternatives, cow's milk was still found to be the most wholesome drink, providing fat, carbohydrates and protein. Milk also helps humans by providing a number of host-defence proteins that can help protect the body against some microbial infections.

World Train carrying Republicans to policy retreat strikes truck
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Bradley Byrne, R-Ala., wrote on Twitter . Although train passengers involved in the crash reported only minor injuries, one person who was in the garbage truck at the time of the crash has already died, while another is severely injured, according to an eyewitness account from Rep.

World Don't miss tonight's Super Blue Moon
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Depending on cloud cover, the spectacle will first be visible in the pre-dawn skies of the western United States, when the setting Moon enters the path of the eclipse , astronomers say. "And so you get a real sudden temperature change". In the TVC, "Reaching for the moon" was used as a symbolic depiction of people in different Tata Motors' vehicles chasing a massive moon on the horizon and finally reaching up to it, as their aspirations.

World Saudis may squeeze more than $100bn from arrested billionaires in 'corruption purge'
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In an interview with Reuters at his suite in the Ritz-Carlton hours before he was released on Saturday, Prince Alwaleed said he had been well-treated in custody and described his case as the result of a misunderstanding. (0800 GMT)", the official told Reuters , without giving details of the terms. The foreign assets, the vast majority of which are believed to be in United States dollars, are held mostly in the form of securities holdings and bank deposits.

World Republican response to Trump's assault on the Justice Department
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To issue a FISA order authorizing investigators to eavesdrop on an American, a judge must agree that there is reason to believe the target was knowingly engaging in clandestine intelligence activities for a foreign power and that violate USA criminal laws - or is knowingly aiding or conspiring with someone else who is doing that.

World Tariq Ramadan detained in Paris over rape accusations
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Henda Ayari, a feminist activist, says Ramadan raped her in a Paris hotel room in 2012, while an unnamed disabled woman also accused the academic of raping her in a hotel room in Lyon in 2009. Ayari, who lodged a rape complaint against Ramadan on October 20, charged that for him, "either you wear a veil or you get raped". "He kissed me really hard.

World Hawkesbury seaplane: 'no damage' found before crash
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The DHC-2 Beaver, piloted by Canadian Gareth Morgan, slammed into Jerusalem Bay on the Hawkesbury River with high-profile United Kingdom businessman Richard Cousins and his family on board on December 31, killing all five passengers and the pilot.

World Sharif's counsel asks SC for more time in Article 62 case
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Azam Nazeer Tarar, counsel for the Sharif family, appeared before the five-judge bench headed by the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar and requested for three days time for Nawaz to engage with the counsel. The chief justice told Awan that at a time he was a law officer of the apex court and also a politician affiliated with a political party and asked whether it should be lifetime disqualification or there should be some length of time for this.

World Justice Department warned White House about releasing memo
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People familiar with the Intelligence Committee's memo say its main target is the FBI's relationship with Christopher Steele, a British ex-spy who was hired in 2016 by a Washington research firm to examine any connections between Trump and Russian leaders.

World Ryanair agrees to recognise British pilots' union
Author: 0 Ryanair agrees to recognise British pilots' union

The voluntary recognition deal will see the union's representatives involved in future negotiations on hours, holidays, pay and rostering. This follows Ryanair's statement before Christmas saying it is changing its view on labour involvement.

World CDC director resigns because of conflicts over financial interests
Author: 0 CDC director resigns because of conflicts over financial interests

The documents show Fitzgerald as CDC director bought between $1,001 and $15,000 in Japan Tobacco, which sells four brands in the US through subsidiaries. First, it undermines the credibility of a public official when they argue that tobacco is the No. 1 preventable cause of disease. "Like all presidential personnel, Dr.

World Jurgen Klopp impressed by response from Liverpool at Huddersfield
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Jurgen Klopp has remained coy on the future of midfielder Emre Can after Liverpool's comfortable Premier League victory over Huddersfield Town , but insists that he will continue to select the German worldwide if he carries on behaving impeccably and delivering on the pitch.

World Teen boy named 'person of interest' in death of Fairfax Co. girl
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Police found 16-year-old Moussa Friday dead in the park along Manor Drive. She was identified based on her appearance and tattoo on her right shoulder, an infinity loop with her and her twin's name, according to police. An FBI representative previously said there was not a specific reason why the agency joined the investigation, but they had available resources to help.

World 'The State Of Our Union Is Strong Because Our People Are Strong'
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He also bid to stop immigration based on family ties - which Trump often refers to as "chain migration" - a phrase rights groups and Democrats call "unhelpful" and "racist". The two parts of the compromise effort drew different reactions from Republicans and Democrats inside the House of Representatives. Congress is facing another deadline to pass a budget to avoid a government shutdown - this time the money runs out February 8 - and yet Republicans and Democrats are no closer to solving ...

Author: 0 House Intel committee could vote on Nunes memo as soon as Monday

They examined the document after an initial review by FBI Director Christopher Wray . Some members of his inner circle also anxious the memo , now sitting in a classified room in the White House, would distract the President himself from speech preparations in the hours leading up to Tuesday night's address.

World Third Scorpene Submarine 'Karanj' Launched At Mazagon Docks
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The first Kalvari class submarine - INS-Kalvari is already serving the Indian Navy while the second submarine of the class INS-Khandher is now undergoing sea trials is expected to be commissioned into the Indian Navy later this year. 8- The stealth of this potent platform is enhanced by the special attention given to various signatures, giving it invulnerability, unmatched by most submarines.

World Match-fixing? ICC probes All Stars T20 League, seeks information
Author: 0 Match-fixing? ICC probes All Stars T20 League, seeks information

The highlights of the match between Dubai Star and Sharjah Warriors did the rounds on social media which witnessed shoddy dismissal - run-outs and stumpings. Set 136 to win, the Warriors were bundled out for 46 with most batsmen either being stumped or run out. "There is now an ICC Anti-Corruption Unit investigation underway in relation to the Ajman All Stars League held recently in Ajman, UAE", Alex Marshall, the ICC general manager, Anti-Corruption, said in a statement.

World Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue named 'designated survivor'
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Should calamity happen, wiping out the president and his line of successors during the State of the Union address, one person - the designated survivor - is ready to take over as head of the United States of America. Though Donavan was the official designated survivor, both missed the State of the Union and Clinton would have been next in the presidential line of succession.

World Trump considered firing Mueller, source says
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Two people told the Times that Trump expressed concern over three possible conflicts of interest , including a dispute Mueller had involving Trump National Golf Club, the law firm Mueller previously had worked at and the fact that Mueller had recently been interviewed to head the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

World Judges order release of records in Las Vegas mass shooting
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Police shared photos from Stephen Paddock's high-rise suite where he unleashed his rapid-fire attack. . In the early days of the investigation into the Las Vegas mass shooting, two people were named as persons of interest in the case, according to newly released police search warrants.

World Investigation launched into found Cabinet documents
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The Australian government has launched an urgent investigation into the loss of thousands of classified documents that were sold with two second-hand filing cabinets. In particular, the Cabinet Files have revealed that the Australian Federal Police (AFP) lost almost 400 national security files in five years, and that former Prime Minister Tony Abbott's government had considered denying welfare to people under 30.

World CJI paves manner for HC choose to be eliminated over admissions rip-off
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The reasons for the same are unclear as of now. The event - held at the Supreme Court lawns - was one of the first events where the judges were seen outside the courtroom since the January 12 press conference held by four senior Supreme Court judges where they expressed their anguish over CJI Dipak Misra's alleged breach of institutional integrity by tinkering with a well-established system.

Author: 0 High school teacher rips U.S. military in profane classroom rant (AUDIO)

He also happens to be a member of the city council in the town of Pico Rivera. The El Rancho Unified School District did not respond to a request for comment. "He wanted to ask why I wanted to join the military". It's unclear why exactly Salcido began spouting off about the military, but the video does capture him expressing disbelief over the fact that the military - with all of it's technology - can't control people 'wearing robes'.

World More of the mild weather to get into February
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New snow accumulation of 1-2 inches possible. THURSDAY: Increasing clouds, chance for snow and rain late in the day or at night. TUESDAY: There will be a 40 percent chance of snow before 10 a.m. Sunday night: A slight chance of rain. Warmer temperatures are also expected on Wednesday and Thursday , this will mean an end to the mild highs we were observing following Saturday nights front.

World Trump's State of the Union
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Danny Davis and Rep. Jan Schakowsky would boycott the event. On worldwide affairs, Trump warned of the dangers from "rogue regimes", like Iran and North Korea , terrorist groups, like the Islamic State, and "rivals" like China and Russian Federation "that challenge our interests, our economy and our values".

World Donald Trump Upset After Senate Fails to Advance 20-Week Abortion Ban
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There is "no federal law protecting these young lives from abortion ", Iowa Republican Senator Joni Ernst, a vocal and strident abortion foe , told her colleagues from the floor. A person, someone who's entitled to the same rights we all enjoy, and someone who is certainly capable of feeling the severe pain of an abortion doctor's needles and clamps and scalpels.

World Radio Host Suspended After Calling Tom Brady's Daughter 'Annoying Pissant'
Author: 0 Radio Host Suspended After Calling Tom Brady's Daughter 'Annoying Pissant'

It was OK", Reimer said. However, even though the Super Bowl champion is upset about the comments , he says he does not want to see Alex lose his job over the situation. "I don't think Reimer meant anything particularly bad about their 5-year-old, but either way, his choice of words was not good, that much is for sure".

World Strong tremors felt in Delhi-NCR, epicentre close to Jarm in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Strong tremors felt in Delhi-NCR, epicentre close to Jarm in Afghanistan

The tremors in the national capital region lasted for well over a minute. Other cities that felt the tremors are Chandigarh. Several were injured, too. Natural disaster tremors have been felt in Jammu And Kashmir as well, with reports of people rushing out of buildings and offices in Srinagar, according to news agency IANS.

World Sykes: Feminists are 'she devils'
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Sykes likes: crisp white shirts open to the navel, Harvard University, "obedient" women, Norman Rockwell , dinner, and the notion of "manhood". Courtland Sykes , a Republican running for the United States Senate in Missouri, has ignited a nationwide controversy by releasing a statement on his views of women's rights.

World U.S. releases Trinidad-born activist set for deportation
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New York District Court Judge Katherine Forrest - who presided over the case - ordered Ragbir's immediate release January 29, writing a sharp rebuke to ICE in her seven-page decision. He was detained in 2006 for almost two years for that conviction, but he was released when ICE determined he wasn't a danger to the community, according to his defense team.

World Trump's State of Union Speech to Touch on Economy, Immigration, Trade
Author: 0 Trump's State of Union Speech to Touch on Economy, Immigration, Trade

First lady Melania Trump listened from the gallery with several guests whose stories were noted by the president . The State of the Union airs tonight at 9 p.m. The White House has indicated that Trump's speech will strike an optimistic tone, in contrast to his inaugural address a year ago and a number of campaign-style speeches the president has given during his time in office.

World Leslie Jones is heading again to the Olympics for NBC
Author: 0 Leslie Jones is heading again to the Olympics for NBC

The Kim Jong-un regime accused the South's media of producing "biased" reports about the upcoming event and an "internal event" of the regime, referring to the military parade it was preparing for February 8. On Jan. 20, Bach chaired a meeting of representatives from South and North Korea and produced a landmark agreement on a joint Korean march at the opening ceremony and a unified women's ice hockey team.

World Top GOP leader rejects need for Congress to protect special counsel Mueller
Author: 0 Top GOP leader rejects need for Congress to protect special counsel Mueller

On NBC's "Meet the Press," he said, "I don't think there's a need for legislation right now to protect Mueller ". "So why create one when there isn't a place for it?" In an interview on CNN's " State of the Union ", the Maine Republican , reacting to a report that Trump wanted to fire Mueller a year ago, noted Rosenstein is the only one who could technically fire the special counsel .

World Theresa May arrives in China eyeing post-Brexit trade links
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With Brexit about to plunge Britain into its most significant economic upheaval since World War Two, relations with China are set to become increasingly important as May's government looks to develop markets outside the EU. But the PM faces an immediate dilemma over China's strategic shift into building infrastructure across Asia and Europe - the so-called "Belt and Road Initiative"- with Number 10 saying it was vital that the plan met "international standards".

World Snoopers' Charter surveillance regime ruled unlawful by High Court
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The legal challenge was brought against the 2014 Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act (DRIPA), which expired in 2016 but was "replicated and vastly expanded " by the IPA. 'This legislation was flawed from the start, ' Watson said in a statement. While no-one in their right mind would argue against surveillance of legitimate terrorist and criminal targets, this Act went way too far in casting a dragnet over ordinary citizens while failing to address the fact that the bad guys are ...

World Trump signs order to keep Guantanamo Bay detention center open
Author: 0 Trump signs order to keep Guantanamo Bay detention center open

When President Donald Trump addressed members of Congress for his first State of the Union address on Tuesday, he promised once again to make military spending a priority. European allies, Muslim leaders and other critics have been vehemently opposed to how detainees have been held at Guantanamo for decades without charge and argue that militant groups have used the controversial lockup as a recruiting tool.

World Cops Allegedly Eat Pot on Duty, Start Hallucinating
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However, a police source told Global News that the officers helped themselves to some of the bounty from a dispensary raid carried out over the weekend. President of the Toronto Police Association Mike McCormack also said he would not be commenting on the investigation but confirmed that two officers have been suspended with pay pending an investigation.

World Man accused of Finsbury Park terror attack gives evidence
Author: 0 Man accused of Finsbury Park terror attack gives evidence

Analyst Constable Paul Dring, of the Metropolitan Police, said he was told by Osborne amid a pressing wellbeing meeting directed at University College Hospital that nobody else was included, the court heard. The respondent said whatever he could recollect was peering out of the van before the snapshot of effect, which he said "kind of helped me to remember Hungry Hippos".

World Palestinian teenager killed by Israeli gunfire
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According to Palestinian eye witnesses present at the Almugayer village, an Israeli force entered the village in the early afternoon, most likely as part of raid in which arrests were supposed to take place. Tensions in the region have increased in recent weeks after United States President Donald Trump's controversial decision to name Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

World Looks Like Trump Won't Be Imposing New Sanctions On Russia After All
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Heather Nauert , state department spokeswoman , said the administration had told Congress there was no need to impose sanctions since the legislation was already deterring Russian defence sales. The sanctions were mandated by Congress in a bill passed a year ago. The list of 210 senior Russians was published by the US State Department as part of a sanctions law that was introduced after Moscow allegedly meddled in the 2016 US election.

World Gujarat 'lucky' bus for Rahul Gandhi Karnataka tour
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Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday set the ball rolling for his party for the upcoming Assembly election in Meghalaya by assuring the people of the predominantly Christian state that his party would defend their culture and way of thinking.