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World Trump Pressured Top Senate Republicans To End Russia Probes
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Flynn is a central figure in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, and is thought to be cooperating with Mueller. The official reason given for Comey's dismissal was his handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server, but the president later seemed to confirm the firing was in direct relation to Comey's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

World In Absolutely Bizarre Video, Woman Vows Innocence in Tinder Date's Disappearance
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Online jail records indicated Boswell and the other person of interest, 51-year-old Aubrey Trail, were being held in the Taney County Jail, which is in the Branson area of Missouri. The two again drove around and smoked marijuana, Boswell said, before they went to Boswell's house and smoked some more. The two videos were posted to Facebook hours before Lincoln Police said the two were arrested.

World War crimes convict Praljak took cyanide, Dutch prosecutors say
Author: 0 War crimes convict Praljak took cyanide, Dutch prosecutors say

The substance ingested by Slobodan Praljak was previously unclear. Two Croatian experts were also present during the autopsy carried out at the Netherlands Forensics Institute in The Hague. Wednesday's appeal hearing was the final ruling for the United Nations tribunal, which will formally close at the end of this year. The ex-commander was one of six former Bosnian Croat military leaders convicted for the murders of Bosnian Muslims during the 1992-1995 Bosnian War, with the ICTY ...

World White House work orders show infiltration of mice, roaches
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The White House has a rat problem - literally. The vermin have been seen posting up smoking bogies in the Situation Room , the White House Navy mess hall, and White House chief of staff's office. "They are old buildings", Miller said. "Any of us who have old houses know old houses need a lot of work", former GSA Inspector General Brian Miller told WRC.

World Aspiring NYC Model Found Brutally Killed in Bushes in Caribbean
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The coroner's office is conducting an autopsy to determine how Gibbon died. "We were very close, so you can imagine, when I got the news, "devastated" doesn't begin to describe it", Gibbon's mother, Andrea Cali-Gibbon, told the News. Brunner said her heart is broken over the death of her niece. Cali-Gibbon said her daughter had aspirations of going to film school in Europe. "It's finally happening, Mom".

World Congress downplays remarks of Poonawalla on organisational polls
Author: 0 Congress downplays remarks of Poonawalla on organisational polls

He chose to take on Rahul Gandhi - no less - at a time when the Congress heir apparent was in the middle of a fierce, no-holds-barred fight to wrest Gujarat from the BJP after 22 years. We need to strengthen the Congress & allies to win. "Firstly, a common party worker like me joined the party in 2008-09". Training his guns at Rahul Gandhi, Poonawalla added that there should be only one ticket in one family whether it is Rahul or him.

World Black Ferns beaten in sevens quarter-final
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Another lapse in concentration from the Kenyans saw Wokorach sneak through to score as Uganda inched closer 14-19 at the break. It was, however, the South Africans' second game of the day, against unpredictable and tricky Kenya, that Powell's men really hit top form.

World Sheriff: No sightings of missing Florida teen since Sunday
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Regardless of how she ended up with the coach, Frisina's dad has called their interactions inappropriate. Investigators say she was seen on surveillance video with 27-year-old Rian Rodriguez, who is a boy's soccer coach at Fort White High School, where Frisina is a senior and reportedly plays on the girls' soccer team.

World Trump plans to replace Tillerson with Pompeo
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Trump, during a meeting with the crown prince of Bahrain, Salman bin Hamad al-Khalifa, on Thursday was asked about Tillerson's dismissal, to which the US President replied, "He's here". A photo of Trump and Vice President Mike Pence attending the swearing-in ceremony of Tillerson accompanied the tweet . Tillerson, a political novice and former CEO of ExxonMobil, has a rocky relationship with the Trump as the pair often send opposing messages to allies.

World Mild Start to December, but Much Colder Weather Arrives Next Week
Author: 0 Mild Start to December, but Much Colder Weather Arrives Next Week

Sunshine is likely to continue into the weekend with highs in the upper 60s to near 70º. This should counterbalance the south winds and keep temperatures near the seasonal averages. Models like the idea of a transition to snow Tuesday night and into Wednesday . Extended: Temperatures will vary in the 50s and 60s into this upcoming weekend.

World US Adults Fix Obesity at Early Age
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Adulty obesity has been linked to increased risk of diseases like diabetes, heart disease, and cancer, Ward said. "In other ways, it's not surprising when you look at how trends in weight gain and obesity have been going over the past 40 years".

World Bryan Fuller And Michael Green Leave American Gods Showrunner Posts
Author: 0 Bryan Fuller And Michael Green Leave American Gods Showrunner Posts

Sources close to the production said that the per-episode budget for " American Gods " season two already almost $10 million. Fuller, the creator of Hannibal , and Green, the co-writer of Logan , developed the adaptation of Neil Gaiman's 2001 novel, which centers on a brewing war between old and new gods .

World Shilpa Shinde Dances To Make Vikas Gupta,The New Captain
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The true satuts of Puneesh and Bandagi's relationship inside Bigg Boss 11 house, has been under the scanner for a long time now. Bandgi and Puneesh tell Shilpa that Arshi is trying to corner her and break her spirit. Bigg Boss will further give a musical surprise to everyone. On one hand, there is Hina, and on the other it is Arshi. Bandagi asked Puneesh to stay away from opposite team contestants Priyank and Luv Tyagi .

World The Riverdale Universe Is Expanding-to Netflix
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Afterlife with Archie was a gore-filled story about what happened after Jughead begged Sabrina to raise his dog from the dead: a zombie plague unleashed on Riverdale . After Netflix saw how people responded to Stranger Things' second season by making even more memes than the first , and presumably saw how much people talk about Riverdale weekly, why not shoot for the next big thing? This won't be the first live-action take on Sabrina the Teenage Witch .

World Central Texas lawmaker paid $84K to settle sexual harassment claim
Author: 0 Central Texas lawmaker paid $84K to settle sexual harassment claim

To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. She dropped her lawsuit after she and Farenthold came to a private settlement. Farenthold also pointed to a statement he released at the the time the case was resolved, "Defendant disagrees strongly with the Plaintiff's allegations in the Complaint, and Congressman Farenthold adamantly denies that he engaged in any wrongdoing".

World Ex-US base worker gets life in jail
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At the time of the crime, Shinzato was a civilian hired to do Internet-related work at the U.S. Kadena Air Base in Okinawa Prefecture. He pleaded guilty to rape resulting in death and abandoning of the body, but denied murder. The Marine, Nicholas James McLean, was arrested for the crash and for driving under the influence of alcohol. The US maintains thousands of troops on Okinawa on several bases, and locals have long objected to their presence.

World Man charged with shooting Francis Howell school teacher
Author: 0 Man charged with shooting Francis Howell school teacher

The young boy was attempting to hang himself in a stairwell, just before school started. A passer-by found the teacher and drove him to the school. At the time of the report, police had not made contact with the teacher or either of the students.

World Turkish Lira, Stocks Lose As NY Trial Implicates Erdogan
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Reza Zarrab is cooperating with US prosecutors in the criminal trial of a Turkish bank executive accused of helping to launder money for Iran. A wealthy Turkish-Iranian gold trader is set to testify at a NY trial about how he helped Iran evade USA economic sanctions.

World Newborn Declared Dead at Indian Hospital Actually Wasn't
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He also blamed the hospital for putting his child in a critical condition by not providing adequate treatment at the right time and added that he wants the culprits to be caught and be given harsh punishment. The family had also paid an instalment and was reportedly discussing their options of keeping the baby on ventilator support, when the parents were informed that their second child was also dead.

World Russian Federation rejects USA call to cut ties with N Korea
Author: 0 Russian Federation rejects USA call to cut ties with N Korea

China is known to be reluctant to exert any kind of pressure that could cripple the North Korean regime and spark instability on their shared border. " If there is military action, and you know that certain countries do not rule it out, then a range of different problems may follow, including for us ", he said, stressing that Moscow sees diplomacy as the only solution to the crisis.

World German Christmas market evacuated after suspicious package found
Author: 0 German Christmas market evacuated after suspicious package found

Earlier, officers said special forces were examining the object, which was described by the Potsdamer Neueste Nachrichten newspaper as a package measuring 40cm (15.75in) by 50cm that had been delivered to a pharmacy near the market. No additional details were immediately available. The object was reportedly planted on a children's carousel located at the Christmas market, local media report.

World Hunter indicted in death of Sherman woman
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Jadlowski had surrendered himself to the Chautauqua County Sherriff's Office. The hunter, who pleaded not guilty to the charge, has been granted bail of $50,000 in cash or $100,000 property. The charges carry a potential prison term of five to 15 years, according to a DEC news release. He's due back in court in late January. Lauricella said hunters have a responsibility to properly identify their target before firing.

World We warned Nigerians to avoid Libya - Dabiri-Erewa
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According to the statement, the mission has also addressed some cases of kidnapping of Nigerians for ransom by foreigners and cases of some Nigerians who kidnapped their fellow Nigerians for ransom in Libya were equally reported to the Mission for intervention.

World Merkel allies try to appease fuming SPD ahead of German coalition talks
Author: 0 Merkel allies try to appease fuming SPD ahead of German coalition talks

Schulz, Merkel and CSU leader Horst Seehofer on Thursday night held a meeting with German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who is trying his best to make Germany avoid snap elections - an occurrence if no new government can be formed. SPD chief whip Carsten Schneider told broadcaster ARD that the episode showed "Madame Merkel does not have her shop under control". "That's exactly what I will propose to the party leadership on Monday", Schulz said.

World Russell Simmons, accused of sexual misconduct, steps down from businesses
Author: 0 Russell Simmons, accused of sexual misconduct, steps down from businesses

Simmons says in an announcement discharged after the paper that in spite of the fact that Lumet's memory of the night is "altogether different" from his, it's reasonable to him "that her sentiments of dread and terrorizing are genuine". Simmons says he has a different memory of that evening, but acknowledges Jenny's "feelings of fear and intimidation are real". "You used your size to maneuver me, quickly, into the elevator", she wrote.

World Iowa congressional delegation unhappy with EPA's final rule on RFS
Author: 0 Iowa congressional delegation unhappy with EPA's final rule on RFS

Advanced biofuels and cellulosic ethanol were increased to 4.29 billion gallons; however, the 2018 biodiesel levels are being criticized because they were only boosted by 33 million gallons. "We do thank President Trump for keeping his promise to uphold the RFS for ethanol", stated Shaw. The Clean Air Act requires EPA to set the RFS volume requirements annually and to finalize the standards by November 30 for the following year.

World Note Down the date, 'Avengers: Infinity War' to release on April 27th!
Author: 0 Note Down the date, 'Avengers: Infinity War' to release on April 27th!

The stacked nature of that cast has generated enough excitement to push the Infinity War trailer past that of It, which broke the one-day view record when it received 179 million views during a 24-hour period in late March . However, the tyrannical supervillain's plans may be thwarted when Marvel's superheroes come together to save the universe. Avengers: Infinity War is slated to hit theaters on May 4, 2018.

World Michael Flynn Sr. Expected To Plead Guilty To Lying To FBI
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The Office of the Special Counsel said a plea hearing for Flynn had been set for 10:30 a.m. He is expected to plead guilty, the New York Times and NBC reported. Flynn has not spoken to the congressional committees and has refused requests to appear voluntarily. After his resignation, Flynn and his businesses quickly became a major interest of the House and Senate intelligence committee Russian Federation probes.

World Bears Ears to be slashed by 85 percent, Grand Staircase by half
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Hatch and Utah's governor say Trump called them in October to announce he would approve Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendation to downsize the two monuments protecting more than 3.6 million acres (14,600 square kilometers). Utah's Republican leaders, including Hatch, have said the monuments declared by Obama and Clinton unnecessarily locked up too much land and asked Trump to shrink or rescind them.

World Irish PM says progress being made in Brexit border talks
Author: 0 Irish PM says progress being made in Brexit border talks

DUP MP Sammy Wilson has warned that his party's confidence-and-supply deal to support the Conservative government could be withdrawn if Northern Ireland is treated differently to rest of the United Kingdom post-Brexit. Theresa May and EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker are meeting over lunch on Monday, as the negotiations ramp up. "We can't be asked here to leap into the dark by opening up a phase two discussion in the hope that these issues might be resolved", Coveney told BBC ...

World Trump Reportedly Considering CIA Director Mike Pompeo For Secretary Of State
Author: 0 Trump Reportedly Considering CIA Director Mike Pompeo For Secretary Of State

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says Kelly called Tillerson's chief of staff, Margaret Peterlin, on Thursday to say the "rumors are not true". His slow approach to filling diplomatic openings at the State Department is also a factor, another official said. For Tillerson, who left his job as Exxon Mobil's CEO, a premature departure from the Cabinet has seemed increasingly inevitable.

World At least 3 killed in U.S. drone strike in Kurram Agency
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He also claimed that though the Taliban's tactical-level commanders were in the field in Afghanistan, its senior leadership still resided in Pakistan. Mr Trump's new strategy for the Afghanistan war calls for a tougher stance with Pakistan against militants such as the Haqqani network who have bases inside Pakistan.

World Japan's Emperor Akihito to Abdicate in April 2019
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Akihito, who has had heart surgery and treatment for prostate cancer, said in rare remarks previous year that he feared age might make it hard to fulfill his duties. An alternative option of setting the abdication on March 31, 2019, also ran into obstacles as the timing would overlap with unified local elections held once every four years.

World University hostel under attack in northwest Pakistan
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Pakistani security forces were exchanging fire with the attackers in the building, Tahir Khan, Peshawar police chief said, as cited by Reuters. The hostel is located near Agriculture Directorate located in front of Peshawar University that was closed today due to Eid Miladun Nabi.

World Kirron Kher stirs controversy with advice to gang rape victim
Author: 0 Kirron Kher stirs controversy with advice to gang rape victim

Congress leader Pawan Bansal said that the MP shouldn't have judged the victim's decision of boarding an auto occupied by three men. She further requested the political parties to not politicise issues like rape, women security as they were sensitive issues.

World Conyers has been admitted to the hospital, aide says
Author: 0 Conyers has been admitted to the hospital, aide says

The 88-year-old representative is now facing multiple accusations of sexual harassment from women and an allegation that he paid off one woman with taxpayer money. And she says numerous things they were expected to do were inappropriate. "I didn't want to lose my job. I did tell him I was not going to do that and I did not feel comfortable".

World Jurors Find Kate Steinle's Alleged Killer Not Guilty of Murder
Author: 0 Jurors Find Kate Steinle's Alleged Killer Not Guilty of Murder

Garcia Zarate was convicted of being a felon in possession of a firearm, however. "This man, or this animal, that shot that wonderful, that lovely woman in San Francisco , this guy was pushed back by Mexico", Donald Trump told CNN in July 2015 shortly after announcing his candidacy.

World White House: Reports Of Israel Embassy Move Are 'Premature'
Author: 0 White House: Reports Of Israel Embassy Move Are 'Premature'

Both Israelis and Palestinians claim Jerusalem as their capital. The officials weren't authorized to discuss the matter publicly and demanded anonymity. But Trump in June waived the requirement, saying he wanted to "maximize the chances" for a peace push led by his son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner.

World Argentina says abandons submarine crew rescue mission
Author: 0 Argentina says abandons submarine crew rescue mission

In the wake of the disappearance however, family members have publicly called for an investigation including asking questions about the age and condition of the vessel. There was no evidence of any attack and no information on the cause of the noise, Balbi said last week. Contact with the vessel was lost as San Juan travelled from Ushuaia to Mar del Plata - nearly exclusively by the country's coast.

World AG hopeful Dana Nessel takes on sexual harassment headlines in controversial ad
Author: 0 AG hopeful Dana Nessel takes on sexual harassment headlines in controversial ad

A MI attorney general candidate is urging voters to cast their ballots for her because she doesn't have a penis. Nessel then promises not to sexually harass her staff, tolerate such behavior in other workplaces, walk around in a half-open bathrobe, nor use taxpayer money to "join right-wing lawsuits that make it harder for you to get health insurance".

World Rohingya crisis set to dominate Pope's tour
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There will be no such balancing act for the pope in Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, where he is expected to meet a group of Rohingya refugees from among the roughly 625,000 who have fled neighboring Myanmar since the end of August. Myanmar's government denies the Rohingya are an ethnic group, insisting they are "Bengali" immigrants who are not entitled to full citizenship. She said the pope had done so in the past, and also now.

World PM arrives Russian Federation to attend SCO CHG meeting
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PM Abbasi also appreciated the active work being undertaken by the SCO under the Chinese current chairmanship and assured Pakistan's complete support in fulfilling the targets set forth by China in political, security, economic and cultural realms during its presidency.

World WHITE HOUSE: Cryptocurrencies are 'being monitored by our team'
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Sanders made the announcement during Thursday's press briefing after Paul Ryan's office extended the invitation earlier in the day. Sanders said Wednesday that she was not sure how Trump found the videos, which he retweeted from the leader of an extreme far-right British group.