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IS leader in Afghanistan was killed in April raid

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At the time of the raid officials said they thought Logari had been killed , but were not certain. It was the third major blow in recent months to the Islamic State in Khorasan, or ISIS-K, the regional branch of the Sunni extremist militia. Read More »

Yates: I Warned White House Flynn Could Be Blackmailed By Russians

He called the DOJ officials back to the White House the next day and asked them a perplexing question, Yates recounted to a Senate Judiciary subcommittee Monday afternoon: Why does it matter to DOJ if one White House official lies to another White House official? "And that created a compromise situation, a situation where the national security advisor essentially could be blackmailed by the Russians". Read More »

Yates warned White House that Flynn could be blackmailed

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Trump officials have said Yates merely gave a "heads-up". He added: "The Russia-Trump collusion story is a total hoax, when will this taxpayer funded charade end?" This time, the surprise wasn't so much about what the president as it was about where how he said it. Read More »

Obama Unveils Design for Presidential Library

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Obama also announced his presidential bid in 2007 in Chicago - where he also claimed victory against Republican nominee John McCain in 2008. "That's our goal", Obama told the crowd. In addition, according to his estimates the center would generate in the neighborhood of 1,500 jobs during construction, and an additional 2,000 in the area surrounding it on completion. Read More »

Election Commission: AAP hacked 'look-alike' gadget, not our EVM

Maken said he hoped issues like Kejriwal taking bribe, dengue on the rise, water and power shortage and Metro fare hike would be discussed. Here's why it is next to impossible as per EC 1) The new M3 EVM machines have Tamper Detection to make an EVM inoperative the moment anyone tries to open the machine. Read More »

France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen looks ahead to parliamentary elections

Sylvie Goulard , a French deputy to the European Parliament, said Macron would make Berlin his first official visit, with perhaps a stop to see French troops stationed overseas as well. I have argued that Trump's comments about Le Pen amounted to an endorsement. Moreover, Macron posed himself as a young man, with economic acumen (he was the Minister of Economy, Industry and Digital Data in 2014, under Hollande's government), that could personally reformat a crumbling French political system ... Read More »

US House approves tighter sanctions against N. Korea

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Indeed, the North Korean Foreign Ministry spokesman made it clear a few days ago by saying that if his country was not armed with "the powerful nuclear force", the United States would have "committed, without hesitation, the same ... US President Donald Trump has promised to "solve" North Korea and stop it developing nuclear weapons. Importantly, many Chinese experts believe that the USA policy toward North Korea may be aimed at regime change rather than stopping the nuclear program. Read More »

Himachal Pradesh announces class 10th result

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Over 4,86,254 students appeared for the Class 10 exams held between March 5 and March 19 in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Jagran Josh wishes best of luck to all the students for the upcoming HPBOSE 10th Result 2017! Candidates who had appeared for the exam can check the HP 10th Results from the direct link provided below. Read More »

'Hunger Striking' Terrorist Marwan Barghouti Caught Eating

Video footage purportedly shows convicted terrorist and hunger strike leader Marwan Barghouti eating in his cell. Israeli prisons fall under Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan, who in a video statement said the hunger strike had never been about the conditions of the convicted terrorists, which he said meet worldwide standards, but about advancing Barghouti's political ambition to succeed Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas. Read More »

Obama starts defining his new role in the age of Trump

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White House officials, including Vice President Mike Pence, had insisted that Flynn had not discussed USA -imposed sanctions with Kislyak during the presidential transition period. The implication from both officials' testimonies was that there may, indeed, be evidence of collusion - this after months of the White House arguing that Clapper was clear there is no evidence. Read More »

It is Time to End the Israeli Occupation, Says Palestinian President

He stressed his commitment to work with both Palestinians and Israelis to reach a peace agreement between them, pointing out at the same time that the U.S. "Over the course of my lifetime, I've always heard that perhaps the toughest deal to make is the deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians ", Trump said at the end of the press conference. Read More »

France's New President And His Wife Have A Rare Age Gap

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In his victory speech, Macron thanked his family and those close to him, as she joined him on stage before the traditional national anthem and kissed Macron's hand. Even before he formally declared his presidential bid in November a year ago, Macron had already made his intimate relationship with Trogneux an integral part of his public persona. Read More »

USA criticizes Turkey for striking Kurds in Iraq, Syria

Additionally on Tuesday, YPG reported Turkish airstrikes had killed 20 of its fighters in Qara Shouk. Kurdish officials were not immediately available for comment. Turkey has long claimed that the area was becoming a hotbed for PKK rebels. "These airstrikes were not approved by the coalition and led to the unfortunate loss of life of our partner forces in the fight against ISIS that includes members of the Kurdish peshmerga". Read More »

Financial Choice Act to Move to Full House Vote

Rep. Michael Capuano, D-Mass., said Republicans could have written a much narrower bill to help small banks and credit unions if that were their primary aim. Under the bill , banks that agree to adopt a 10 per cent capital ratio would be allowed to receive an exemption from many of Dodd-Frank's existing rules. Read More »

Yates warned White House that Flynn 'could be blackmailed'

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Despite firing Flynn, Trump has tried to paint his former national security adviser as a victim of illegal leaks of classified information by Obama officials. Obama and Trump haven't spoken since the inauguration, though an aide said Obama would take Trump's call if the Republican reached out. And earlier Monday, we found out that Obama also warned Trump in their post-election meeting against hiring Flynn, a former Obama appointee. Read More »

Texas Gov. Abbott Signs Measure Targeting 'Sanctuary Cities'

Broadcasting on Facebook Live from the state Capitol, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Sunday evening signed the bill to ban so-called sanctuary cities, the common term for local jurisdictions that decline in some way to cooperate with federal immigration enforcement. Read More »

Rivlin thanks French victor Macron for stance against anti-Semitism

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Macron handily defeated far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen in Sunday's presidential runoff, and now must pull together a majority of lawmakers in the mid-June legislative election. "German support can not replace French policymaking", she said. The French media might hate her, but they'll cover her every pronouncement, her every controversy, and you can be sure she'll dredge them up, lacerating Macron after every terrorist attack and faulting the globalists for any and all economic ... Read More »

South Korea exit polls see win for liberal Moon

The large number of people who cast their ballots early has been seen as a positive sign for front-runner Moon Jae-in. "I felt the people's earnest desire for government change to create a country worthy of being called a country", he told reporters at the station set up at a middle school. Read More »

Full Scottish council election results published

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However, Corbyn's very loyal fan base would reject the idea that his approach is the wrong one; many say that he is taking Labour back to where it should be - a genuinely left-wing position rather than the centrist position the party has occupied since the Blair years - and that Corbyn's popularity amongst his closest supporters (and his winning of the leadership election twice) show that he is in fact very electable. Read More »

Kushner Family 'Invest $500K and Immigrate to the U.S.'

A company owned by Jared Kushner's family is apologizing for mentioning the White House adviser at an investment conference in China. According to the New York Times , Meyer talked about how family values had shaped Kushner Companies and spoke about her grandparents, who survived the Holocaust. Read More »

Justin Trudeau congratulates Emmanuel Macron on French election victory

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Yet no-one was more determined about the need for the party to continue with its reinvention than Le Pen herself, who used her concession speech to vocalize her plans. After FN surprisingly topped the polls in the 2016 European elections, Le Pen hoped to be elected her country's first female - and far-right - president . Read More »

State Rep. Arrested, Accused Of 'Super Drunk' Driving

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According to the Clinton County Sheriff's Office, Kivela was arrested today for Operating Under the Influence with a Blood Alcohol Content of.17 or more. He ended up getting 12 months probation and paid around $1,600 in fines. He said at the time he was battling alcoholism and had checked into a treatment program. Read More »

Trump calls Russia probe 'a total hoax'

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White House officials had insisted that Flynn had not discussed USA -imposed sanctions with Kislyak during the presidential transition period, but asked Flynn to resign after news reports indicated he had misled them about the nature of the calls . Read More »

Cinco de Drinko Spurs Anti-DUI Patrols Tonight and Saturday Night

Use our southern neighbor's victory over the French at the 1862 Battle of Puebla as your excuse to dress up, bust out the maracas, and knock back shots of tequila. Hold your friends accountable as you party . Strictly speaking, it is still important to Mexico's independence. Today we recognize there is so much that unites us as a city and community: hard work, sacrifice, hope, and respect.neighbor helping neighbor. Read More »