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IRS now sharing information with special counsel Mueller


The disclosure of the IRS's cooperation with the special counsel investigation comes after it was recently revealed that Mueller's investigators have locked in on former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort , who has extensive financial ties to Russian Federation, and even allegedly offered to privately brief a friend of Putin's in July 2016. Read More »

US dismisses North Korea's declaration of war accusation, labels it absurd


While Ri's interpretation of Trump's tweet was promptly dismissed by the White House , North Korea has continued boosting defenses on its east coast, states South Korea's Yonhap news agency today. Ri had told the General Assembly that Trump's remarks were making a North Korean "rocket's visit to the entire U.S. mainland inevitable all the more". Read More »

Tillerson to meet Cuba's foreign minister in Washington as tensions climb


In an address to the United Nations General Assembly, Rodriguez said the top level of the government in Havana had ordered an investigation into the mysterious matter, which threatens the fragile detente between the old Cold War foes. One possibility being probed by the State Department is that a third country is responsible for the attacks. Cuba keeps tight surveillance on American diplomats in the country and would be likely to know if something significant were happening to them. Read More »

Senate Republicans won't vote on last-ditch bill to dismantle ObamaCare


Collins joined Sens. John McCain , R-Ariz., and Rand Paul , R-Ky. "Well, to be clear, due to events under our control and not under our control, we do not have the votes", Cassidy said . The Congressional Budget Office delivered a final nail in the coffin Monday night by estimating that "millions" of people would lose coverage under Graham-Cassidy. Read More »

There Should be "Great Anger" Over Trump's Puerto Rico Response


Cuomo cited the devastation in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands as an example. On Monday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders held a press briefing during which she addressed reporters and answered questions about the president's comments on the National Football League - and she wasn't going to back down. Read More »

Mom tried to run over daughter's ex for exposing their affair: cops


Also making her appearance on the tabloid sheets is 58 year old Palm Beach Gardens woman, Kathleen Regina Davis , who was arrested after trying to run over her daughter's ex husband after exposing their affair. Davis told investigators that the man ruined her relationship with her daughter after he told her of their affair. Hannah told cops he attacked her after she confessed to cheating on him with another man. Read More »

Trump kept calling the prime minister of Spain 'president'


The "totally prepared" for "devastating" military action against North Korea should that be necessary, President Donald Trump declared Tuesday, further ratcheting up tensions between the two nations. Trump had planned to visit Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands earlier this month, but the trip was delayed after Hurricane Maria formed and became a threat to the region. Read More »

Bannon-backed candidate beats Trump's pick for Alabama Senate seat


Moore was thought to have the momentum heading into today's vote, with most polls showing him with a solid lead. The Associated Press has called the election for Moore. Moore led odd by about 25,000 votes in the crowded August primary. Strange, meanwhile, has been hobbled by his relationships with two people: McConnell, whose super PAC invested more than $10 million in helping him against Moore, and former Gov. Read More »

Palestinian gunman kills three Israelis near to Jewish settlement on West Bank

The call comes in the wake of a shooting in the morning that left three Israelis dead. She said the slain gunman, from the nearby Palestinian village of Beit Suriq, had an Israeli work permit. The attack , outside the settlement of Har Adar in the Jerusalem area, claimed the lives of two security guards and a Border Police officer . A further 200,000 Israelis live in annexed east Jerusalem , along with at least 300,000 Palestinians, who want to make the sector the capital of their ... Read More »

7 arrested in Egypt for raising rainbow pride flag at concert


The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to journalists. Homosexuality is not illegal in Egypt. Prosecutors also sometimes charge gay people with "blasphemy", which is also considered a crime in a country with severe limits on free speech. Read More »

North Korea: Latest US Statements A Declaration of War


Because the United States declared war, even if USA strategic bombers do not intrude into our air, we will possess the right to respond in self-defense, including the right to launch at a random time and drop [the strategic bomber]. Earlier in September, North Korea conducted its sixth and largest nuclear weapons test, and it has regularly conducted missile tests as rhetoric between it and the US has continued to rise. Read More »

North Korea says Trump's latest statement was 'a declaration of war'


North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said Monday that the " declaration of war " means that all options will be on the table for the North Korean leadership. A dotard is an old person who is weak and senile. Probably not, but that isn't stopping North Korea from claiming otherwise. In 1969, North Korea shot down a spy plane over the Sea of Japan. Read More »

Macron calls for more unified Europe in call to action

Whereas the Greens said on Sunday night that a "stronger Europe" was a priority for the party, the FDP is averse to further steps to integrate policies at European level. On Europe, Emmanuel Macron is the anti-cynic. Despite the Brexit vote, he said he believed the United Kingdom would find a "place in a simpler, reformed Europe" in "a couple of years". Read More »

DEA chief to leave amid reported dismay over President Donald Trump


Acting Director Chuck Rosenberg, a holdover from Democratic President Barack Obama's administration, told the agency's staff in an internal email that he will be leaving his position effective October 1. " We have an obligation to speak out when something is wrong ", Rosenberg wrote in the email. Rosenberg has also been at loggerheads with Justice Department leaders over marijuana research. Read More »

China Moves To Limit Fuel, Textile Trade With North Korea


The USGS measured this month's nuclear test at magnitude 6.3. Chinese state media have been inconsistent in discussing the prospects of an oil ban. After a week in which, with tweets and in a speech before the United Nations General Assembly , Trump introduced the derogatory nickname "Rocket Man" for Kim into global news coverage and left open his prerogative to "totally destroy" North Korea, the president gave no ground on Friday in his public standoff with his adversary. Read More »

'To hellfire': ISIS jihadist challenges Prince Harry to fight


A new ISIS recruitment video featuring a fighter from Singapore who challenges Prince Harry to fight the militant group circulated on social media, the Ministry of Home Affairs confirmed on Sunday . Singapore's Ministry of Home Affairs said, "Our security agencies have been aware for some time now of ..." "He is believed to still be with ISIS in Syria", said MHA in a press release. Read More »

Twitter says it won't remove Trump's provocative tweets because they are newsworthy


Twitter has not removed and will not remove President Donald Trump's recent tweets about North Korea that caused some uproar among Americans now that North Korea has accused Trump of officially declaring war. The company responded to questions about why Trump's tweet wasn't removed Monday by posting in a series of messages on its public policy account that "newsworthiness" is one of the factors it considers in determining if a tweet breaks the platform's rules. Read More »

White House defends National Football League remarks, says not about race


After specifically being asked whether someone expressing his First Amendment rights was a " son of a bitch ", however, Sanders deflected. As expected, the White House press secretary Monday afternoon was met with many questions about the president's multiple attacks on National Football League players "taking a knee" to protest police killings of people of color, racial injustice and oppression, and racism. Read More »

Trump ignores pleas to calm North Korea tensions


Ri ended his brief remarks by saying: "The question of who won't be around much longer will be answered then". In his United Nations address, Ri warned that Trump's threat to destroy North Korea made "our rockets' visit to the entire US mainland all the more inevitable". Read More »

US Bombers, Fighter Escorts Fly Over Waters East of North Korea


Kim responded with a rare statement, calling Trump " deranged " and warning of a stern "countermeasure". That same "sea of fire" line has been used many times by North Korea in the past, as a threat not just against the us, but also regional American allies South Korea and Japan. Read More »

Abbott Laboratories (ABT) Shares Sold by Prentiss Smith & Co. Inc

Aqr Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability owns 0.01% invested in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT ) for 125,073 shares. About 319,614 shares traded. Wells Fargo Income Opportunities Fund (EAD) has risen 12.17% since September 26, 2016 and is uptrending. Morgan Stanley restated an "equal weight" rating on shares of Abbott Laboratories in a research report on Monday, July 10th. Another trade for 767 shares valued at $34,240 was made by Contreras Jaime on Friday, March 31. Read More »

Why Twitter Won't Remove Trump's Controversial Tweet On North Korea


Over the weekend, the US President tweeted that if North Korean leaders continued to make provocative statements, "they won't be around for much longer". When asked if Trump would ever be banned if he purposely broke the rules, a Twitter spokesperson previous year said: " The Twitter Rules apply to all accounts, including verified accounts". Read More »

MasterCard called the most popular among tourists city


First place was awarded to the city through 19,41 million tourists visit it. Bangkok was the most visited destination for travelers in 2016, according to Mastercard's annual Mastercard Destination Cities Index list. One of the biggest losers this year is London, where the fallout from Brexit is expected to result in negative growth (-5 per cent) in tourist spending. Read More »

Saudi Arabia to End Ban on Women Drivers


As well as being allowed to enter the National Stadium in Riyadh on Saturday to celebrate the 87th anniversary of the founding of the kingdom, women were also allowed to attend a concert in Jeddah . "For many years ago I have hoped that women will be given the same rights as men". U.S. State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert told reporters that the department was pleased with the announcement and that lifting the ban is a good sign. Read More »