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World Paradox: New US arms sales policy takes human rights into consideration
Author: 0 Paradox: New US arms sales policy takes human rights into consideration

The policy comes just a day after US President Donald Trump promised to short-circuit the long-winded process to sell the drones to its allies. The new policy will go well beyond a relaxation of rules for foreign military sales under President Barack Obama in 2014 that enabled USA arms contractors to sell more overseas than ever before.

World Pentagon: Syria retains limited capability for chemical attack
Author: 0 Pentagon: Syria retains limited capability for chemical attack

It is probably spread throughout the country at a variety of sites", said Lt Gen Kenneth McKenzie, joint staff director at the Pentagon. The US, with its allies, said they have obtained evidence to support their claim, but has not yet released any of the evidence.

Author: 0 CJI Misra 'misused position', impeachment only way out, says Opposition

Lawmakers from Congress, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M), Communist Party of India (CPI), Samajwadi Party (SP), Bahujan Samaj Party ( BSP ) and Muslim League had signed the notice. The denial of permission to the CBI to register an FIR against Justice Narayan Shukla of the Allahabad High Court, when the CBI shared incriminating information with the Chief Justice was itself an act of misbehaviour.

World European MPs urge U.S. not to scrap Iran nuclear deal
Author: 0 European MPs urge U.S. not to scrap Iran nuclear deal

The letter continues: "But let us be clear: if the deal breaks down, it will well-nigh be impossible to assemble another grand coalition built around sanctions against Iran ". The European MPs further described the nuclear pact as a "major diplomatic breakthrough" and stressed that a U.S. withdrawal "could provide a new source of devastating conflict in the Middle East and beyond".

World Iraq launches airstrikes on IS positions inside Syria
Author: 0 Iraq launches airstrikes on IS positions inside Syria

Meanwhile, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi pledged to return all the displaced people to their homes without leaving any demographic changes caused by ISIS in areas that fell under the terrorist organization's control. "You shouldn't be partners with a Gas Killing Animal who kills his people and enjoys it!" Moscow said the video supports its allegation that an alleged chemical attack in Douma was a hoax.

World Official says Syria 'ready' to work with probe
Author: 0 Official says Syria 'ready' to work with probe

At the meeting, the fifth in a week on chemical weapons in Syria, Russia, and its supporters again clashed with the United States and its allies over the suspected poison gas attack in the Damascus suburb of Douma . But Western powers and experts have warned key evidence had likely already been removed or tampered with. The claim was denied by Damascus and Moscow.

World Wells Fargo Close to $1 Billion Settlement on Risk Management
Author: 0 Wells Fargo Close to $1 Billion Settlement on Risk Management

Alpha Windward LLC now owns 6,453 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $286,000 after buying an additional 37 shares during the period. Therefore 48% are positive. The stock of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC ) earned "Buy" rating by Guggenheim on Wednesday, July 29. J.P. Morgan downgraded Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC ) rating on Monday, February 5.

World Bashar al-Assad prepares to assault last rebel enclave near Damascus
Author: 0 Bashar al-Assad prepares to assault last rebel enclave near Damascus

In the nearby enclave of Eastern Qalamoun, which consists of several towns and an area of hills and has also been covered by an informal ceasefire, rebels said they were also negotiating a withdrawal deal with Russian Federation. The alleged April 7 chemical attack in Douma prompted the United States, France, and Britain to strike at suspected Syrian chemical weapons facilities.

World Cook County hosts prescription drug collection
Author: 0 Cook County hosts prescription drug collection

During the event, the public can voluntarily surrender expired, unwanted, unused pharmaceutically controlled substances as well as other medications for destruction. The issue, he said, goes beyond the willful drug user. People may drop off prescriptions, over-the-counter medicines, vitamins and veterinarian medications.

World Fired FBI Deputy Director McCabe may face charges for misleading investigators
Author: 0 Fired FBI Deputy Director McCabe may face charges for misleading investigators

During their January 28 dinner in the Green Room, Comey wrote that Trump "thought maybe he should ask me to investigate" salacious allegations "to prove [the dossier] was a lie". "I'm buying it for the same reason I bought 'Fire and Fury, '" Kacprowski, a 62-year-old airline employee and realtor said, referring to Michael Wolff's scathing book about the Trump White House.

World Cohen drops defamation suits over infamous dossier
Author: 0 Cohen drops defamation suits over infamous dossier

The FBI raided Cohen's home and office this month, and prosecutors with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of NY revealed that they have been conducting a criminal investigation against him for months. Mueller is investigating whether or not Russian Federation helped Trump win the 2016 presidential election, and so far, he has indicted five members of Trump's inner circle, four of which have pled guilty.

World Justice Department sends Comey memos to Congress after delay
Author: 0 Justice Department sends Comey memos to Congress after delay

The U.S. Department of Justice internal watchdog has referred its findings on former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe to the U.S. attorney in Washington for possible criminal prosecution, an attorney for McCabe said on Thursday. "That's part of accountability and examination of what the consequences should be if there's material lying", he added. Mr Trump also accused Mr Comey of having leaked classified information, though the Justice Department said the memos it provided to Congress ...

World UN Security Council Refuses to Condemn US Attack on Syria
Author: 0 UN Security Council Refuses to Condemn US Attack on Syria

The Syrian Foreign Ministry denied the claims , saying that the use of chemical weapons in Eastern Ghouta may have been planned by terrorist groups. He repeated that the military attack by the United States, France and Britain on Saturday had struck at a "limited set of targets " and "hitting these targets will significantly degrade the Syrian regime's ability to research , develop and deploy chemical weapons".

World James Comey Will Speak at Amazon on Monday
Author: 0 James Comey Will Speak at Amazon on Monday

The memos were sent to Congress by the Justice Department under pressure from House Republicans, who argue they show why Comey - now in the midst of a high-profile book tour - is not credible and that the memos undercut any possible obstruction of justice case Mueller would pursue against the President for firing Comey.

World Comey Memos Reach Capitol Hill After Trump Approval
Author: 0 Comey Memos Reach Capitol Hill After Trump Approval

Trump "replied by saying it might involve putting reporters in jail", according to the memo . Trump says there was no collusion and that the investigation is a witch hunt. The memos also describe Comey warning Trump about the danger of appointing someone too close to him to run the Justice Department - about how that was more of a source of problems for presidents than when someone with more distance becomes attorney general.

World Oldest man in modern United States history executed
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Lawyers launched a last-ditch appeal to save the life of Walter Moody, who had faced the lethal injection at 6pm local time (midnight BST). Moody is set to die for the 1989 mail-bomb death of U.S. He was killed and his wife was severely injured. Two other mail bombs were later intercepted and defused, including one at an NAACP office in Jacksonville, Fla.

World Rosenstein Told Trump He Is Not a Target in Mueller Probe
Author: 0 Rosenstein Told Trump He Is Not a Target in Mueller Probe

The same questions will be tested again on May 7 in Virginia, where Manafort has moved to toss out a second criminal case brought by the special counsel. "And don't you have a conspiracy count in the indictment that includes that conduct that goes into 2016?" The source also said the Cohen investigation, together with the abrupt departure of John Dowd from Trump's legal team, slowed, but did not halt talks about Trump sitting down for a potential interview with Mueller.

World A chilly rain is on the way for today!
Author: 0 A chilly rain is on the way for today!

Northeast wind will shift and blow from the northwest later tonight , at 8 to 13 miles per hour. Snow stays steadiest NW of I-495, but we're still contending with some wet flakes here in Boston this morning, mixed in with rain. Sunny, with a high near 65. A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Well, get used to the winter-like weather as we're headed for more April showers later this week, and yes, there is some snow mixed in as well.

World Fugitive MN grandmother caught in Texas
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Fugitive murder suspect Lois Riess was arrested Thursday in South Padre Island, Texas. U.S. Border Patrol has been put on alert and Mexican authorities have been notified to be on the watch for anybody trying to use Hutchinson's ID, said Lee County Sheriff's Office spokesman Tony Schall.

World Nikki Haley and Larry Kudlow in war of words on Russian Federation sanctions
Author: 0 Nikki Haley and Larry Kudlow in war of words on Russian Federation sanctions

Haley had announced on Monday that the United States would be imposing fresh sanctions on Russian Federation as a response to its support for Bashar al-Assad's regime following its latest suspected chemical attack on its own citizens. If you are concerned that Larry Kudlow and Trump think you are confused, why are you staying? Haley has been masterful at her job so far and uniquely successful at being above the fray at the White House.

World Meghan Markle had some refreshing things to say about the LGBTQ community
Author: 0 Meghan Markle had some refreshing things to say about the LGBTQ community

The Peterborough teen earned the coveted invite for her charity work as the founder of Cuddles for Cancer, which previous year won her a Diana Award, named after Prince Harry's mother. "I love her background". Natalie Marie offers a bespoke engagement and wedding ring service, one that can see her and her team take months to craft the flawless band, so might be a legitimate option for the royal-to-be at her upcoming wedding .

World EPA chief's aides, security agents made $45000 trip to Australia
Author: 0 EPA chief's aides, security agents made $45000 trip to Australia

The White House budget office has said it is investigating whether a $43,000 soundproof phone booth installed for Pruitt in his office at EPA headquarters violated the law. Another concerns Pruitt's housing deal to rent a Capitol Hill condo from the wide of a lobbyist, for which he only paid $50 a night for the nights he actually stayed there.

World Trudeau met in London with anti-pipeline protest
Author: 0 Trudeau met in London with anti-pipeline protest

It added that Ottawa's pledge of financial support did not resolve political risk related to British Columbia's opposition. Although Trudeau's Liberal government could invoke emergency powers to ensure the project goes ahead, that would most likely anger voters in B.C.

World All nine BJP ministers in Jammu and Kashmir put in their papers
Author: 0 All nine BJP ministers in Jammu and Kashmir put in their papers

The BJP had said that both the ministers were 'misled and misguided by a few people.' The main opposition party National Conference had said that they will consider a civil disobedience movement against the government if they fail to take action against the "erring ministers".

World Former FBI Director James Comey Talks Clinton Investigation, Memo
Author: 0 Former FBI Director James Comey Talks Clinton Investigation, Memo

But two days after firing Comey, Trump undercut that rationale. That's according to a memo written by former FBI Director James Comey . A group of conservative Republicans sent a criminal referral to the Justice Department Wednesday asking prosecutors to consider bringing charges against former FBI Director James Comey, former Attorney General Loretta Lynch, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and others involved in the probe into Mrs.

World Swaziland's King Wants His Country to Be Called eSwatini
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He said that the kingdom was reverting to its original name, before the advent of British colonization in 1906. King Mswati III presides over the annual Reed Dance ceremony during which occasion he chooses a new bride. "So from now on the country will be officially be known as the Kingdom of eSwatini ", he added. One local reporter revealed that the inner council, advisors to the king, have been considering changing the name for a while, however the final decision was a surprise to everyone ...

World USA representative from Oklahoma named next NASA administrator
Author: 0 USA representative from Oklahoma named next NASA administrator

Rubio, whose state is home to the Kennedy Space Center and thousands of NASA jobs, objected to Bridenstine's lack of qualification for the role, saying that the position required a "space professional" rather than a politician. Bridenstine's selection comes at a time when the agency is working to fulfill its obligations to its global partners, but to also develop the super heavy-lift Space Launch System rocket, the crew-rated Orion deep space exploration spacecraft, and to empower commercial ...

World Rudy Giuliani joins Trump personal legal team
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Giuliani , a combative former prosecutor and longtime ally of President Trump, told The Washington Post on Thursday that he has joined the president's legal team dealing with the ongoing special counsel probe. Asked by reporters on Wednesday about his plans for Mueller and Rosenstein, Trump said: "They've been saying I'm going to get rid of them for the last three months, four months, five months, and they're still here".

World Two FL Deputy Sheriffs shot and killed in apparent ambush at restaurant
Author: 0 Two FL Deputy Sheriffs shot and killed in apparent ambush at restaurant

As fellow deputies responded to the scene, they found the alleged shooter deceased outside the business. As the sheriff's office described, there is now no "apparent motive" for the shooting. Please avoid the area of SR 26 from the red light to the area of Subway. "I knew both of them personally, and I can sit here in front of all of you, and tell you that I loved them", he said.

World United Nations says more security needed at Douma site in Syria
Author: 0 United Nations says more security needed at Douma site in Syria

Moscow denies this and blamed delays on the retaliatory USA -led missile strikes on Syria at the weekend. But it said no missiles landed inside the bases. "I and my family are ready to testify in any place in the world, including in Geneva, New York, that no chemical weapons were used", Diab said to reporters.

World Modi's 'Bharat ki baat' in London: Key takeaways
Author: 0 Modi's 'Bharat ki baat' in London: Key takeaways

There can not be a worse way to deal with this issue", the PM said while referring to the recent incidents of sexual assault on minor girls, which have triggered a huge uproar across India. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that India's foreign policy is done with level eyes and that New Delhi has emerged as the key voice for the Third World on the global platform.

World France, Germany signal united front against Trump on trade
Author: 0 France, Germany signal united front against Trump on trade

But Berlin has been skeptical in its response so far to the possibility of a shared budget and Merkel is lukewarm about Macron's idea of a eurozone finance minister. Mrs Merkel also wants to make economic competitiveness a priority for the eurozone, rather than simply amassing funds for countries in trouble, and has suggested a "Jumbo Council" of European finance and economy ministers, government sources say.

World Enough is enough: Boris Johnson leads media charge on Syria strikes
Author: 0 Enough is enough: Boris Johnson leads media charge on Syria strikes

The Assad regime and its backers in Moscow deny the use of chemical weapons in Douma, but previous denials by the regime about chemical weapons use have proved to be false. Ward, said. Separately, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told the BBC, "I can guarantee that Russian Federation has not tampered with the site". "Cyprus, as a member state of the European Union (EU), sides with the position of the EU and considers that the use of chemical weapons is unacceptable".

World Syrian military responds to missile attack in Homs
Author: 0 Syrian military responds to missile attack in Homs

Supporters of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad have poured into the streets in the capital Damascus in support of their government after the United States and its allies fired more than 100 missiles at Syria . Several said a odd smell started spreading and people screamed, "It's chlorine! I shall only consider such deployment following approval by the United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS), and provided that our team can have unhindered access to the sites", OPCW ...

World North Korea Becomes Open to Talks About Denuclearization
Author: 0 North Korea Becomes Open to Talks About Denuclearization

At a joint news conference, Trump and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe yesterday said maximum pressure must be maintained on North Korea over nuclear disarmament. In a joint statement after talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Trump said the United States commitment to defend Japan "through the full range of USA military capabilities" was "unwavering".

World Smoke from northwest Oklahoma wildfires Wednesday may move into Oklahoma City
Author: 0 Smoke from northwest Oklahoma wildfires Wednesday may move into Oklahoma City

Today's map of the 34 Complex Fire from Oklahoma Forestry Services shows no change in acreage or containment. "At least one Type 6 Engine was burned over and destroyed yesterday". As the weather conditions made it particularly risky for residents in the area, several evacuations occurred. The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management requested the air support assistance of the Oklahoma National Guard to help fight the rapidly spreading wildfire Tuesday.

World A man was booked for raping his 35-year-old daughter
Author: 0 A man was booked for raping his 35-year-old daughter

Although the fact that this Indian father gang raped his daughter is certainly shocking news that has been making the rounds around the web, it appears as if the father's behavior may not have been a total shock . Kamlapur Station House Officer (SHO) Sanjeet Sonkar said Meraj is in his early 40s and works as a quack in Kamlapur. The victim's father was banished from the village in November 2017 following allegations of having illicit ties with his daughter, Kulkarni added.

World Popcorn: Andrew McCabe vs. James Comey
Author: 0 Popcorn: Andrew McCabe vs. James Comey

The inspector general's referral for the possible prosecution of McCabe, first reported by CNN and the Washington Post , came almost a week after the inspector general's office said it had concluded that he had misled investigators over a decision to break with the FBI's standard policy and inform a journalist about a probe into the Clinton Foundation in 2016.

World Stormy Daniels Lawyer: We Have 1500 Leads After Sharing Thug Sketch
Author: 0 Stormy Daniels Lawyer: We Have 1500 Leads After Sharing Thug Sketch

Daniels insisted she remembered the years-prior parking lot encounter vividly, in part because the man was "sort of handsome". "Forget the story, '" she said. The case took on new significance last week when Federal Bureau of Investigation agents raided Cohen's office, looking for information on topics including the payment to Daniels.

World Diaz-Canel replaces Raul Castro as Cuba's leader
Author: 0 Diaz-Canel replaces Raul Castro as Cuba's leader

The certain approval of Diaz-Canel by members of the unfailingly unanimous National Assembly will install someone from outside the Castro family in the country's highest government office for the first time in almost six decades. Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Diaz-Canel for his election as the new head of State of Cuba and thanked Raul Castro for the many years of fruitful bilateral cooperation.

World Ram Nath Kovind: Kathua is a shame, we must protect our kids
Author: 0 Ram Nath Kovind: Kathua is a shame, we must protect our kids

The President has appealed to all State/UT Governments to ensure that the " Kathua incident" is never repeated in any part of the country in future. What kind of society are we developing into. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti also uttered similar concern. She said that Trikuta hills are known as the abode of Goddess Mata Vaishno Devi and are the best testimony of this society and how they are treating the females.

World The US Can Punish Assad, But Shouldn't Join the War
Author: 0 The US Can Punish Assad, But Shouldn't Join the War

However, in Syria, Israel has attacked Iranian sites a few times, killing members of the Iranian military, but Tehran has not reacted. Iran, which has to depend largely on Syria's air defense system, is particularly exposed to Israel's air force.