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Sessions Won't Promise Special Counsel for Uranium One

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A careful reading of the letter released Monday, however, shows that it might be Congress, not the Justice Department , that's really in danger of forgetting about the damage politically motivated prosecutions could do. Trump campaigned on a promise to "get a special prosecutor" to investigate Clinton. The FBI probed that issue in 2015 and 2016, but Justice Department officials decided there wasn't enough evidence to pursue a full-fledged investigation. Read More »

Detained UCLA basketball players heading home from China

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Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott said early Tuesday that the Bruins players, detained November 7, are on a plane bound for Los Angeles, adding that the "matter has been resolved to the satisfaction of the Chinese authorities ". The players were released on bail last Wednesday and have been staying at hotel in Hangzhou, awaiting a decision from authorities that could range from release to fines to years of detainment. Read More »

Cards Against Humanity Takes Aim At Trump With New Promotion

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A foul-mouthed card game has joined Democrats, environmentalists and immigrant advocates in fighting Donald Trump's proposed border wall . "He is so afraid that he wants to build a $20 billion wall that everyone knows will accomplish nothing", the website reads. Read More »

Texas State suspends all fraternity, sorority activities following pledge's death

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Monday. Matthew Ellis, a Phi Kappa Psi fraternity pledge, was at an off-campus apartment Sunday night for an event hosted by members of a Texas State fraternity, according to a university press release. While an official cause of death is still being determined, police say alcohol may have been a factor in Ellis' death. A message left at the Phi Kappa Psi national office for comment was not immediately returned. Read More »

Wannabe Baahubali tries elephant stunt, gets flung in the air

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An elephant has thrown a man through the air after he tried to climb up the animal's trunk. Remember the larger-than-life scene in Baahubali: The Conclusion where Prabhas walks on the trunk of the elephant to rise on top. One local said: 'The elephant was not amused by the idea and flung the boy in the air like a ball. A few seconds later, we see the man lying crumpled 10 feet away. Read More »

Denver becomes one of several United States cities to ban cat declawing

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They credit the procedure for improvements their cats' indoor behavior, with less scratching of furniture and home interiors. The bill applies only to elective declawing. Bans also are common in other countries, including Australia, Israel, Brazil, Japan and across much of Europe. Eight cities in California, including Los Angeles and San Francisco, have passed bans on declawing. Read More »

N****s hustle, and I hustle n****s, says Cardi B

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Just like they weren't ready for the much gushed over sudden, on-stage proposal that Offset had surprised Cardi with. "Everybody got to be wearing red". From the moment Offset proposed to Cardi B mid-concert a few weeks ago , fans and casual observers of the pop culture zeitgeist have speculated that the couple's wedding would join the ranks of Gucci Mane and Keyshia Ka'oir Davis' in terms of large-scale spectacles. Read More »

Maronite Patriarch Arrives in Saudi Arabia

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The U.N. aid coordinator called on the Saudi-led coalition to open all Yemen's seaports urgently on Tuesday, saying millions of lives were at risk. Jamie McGoldrick said the north of the country had 20 days' stocks of diesel, which were crucial for pumping water and fighting a huge cholera outbreak, and 10 days' stocks of gasoline, with no prospect of resupply soon. Read More »

Rochester mom admits to drowning infant son

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EMTs took the baby boy to Rochester General Hospital , where doctors pronounced him dead shortly after his arrival. During questioning, cops said Mitchell admitted to intentionally drowning her baby reported the Democrat and Chronicle . Read More »

Multiple reports: Randolph megasite a finalist for Toyota-Mazda plant

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The Jackson Sun newspaper quoted an economic development executive who said he believes North Carolina is the leading state with SC - not Alabama - the other contender. Both Toyota and Mazda declined to comment to Bloomberg about the claims. The companies are reportedly seeking $1 billion in incentives from state and local governments to land the plant, which would be more than 10 times the largest incentive deal North Carolina has ever awarded. Read More »

Why a 12-Year-Old Is Suing Jeff Sessions Over Legal Marijuana

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A 12-year-old Colorado girl suffering from epilepsy is suing U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions . Bortell has been suffering with seizures since she was 7-years-old. Her father, Dean Bortell said that he doesn't understand or support the archaic laws of Texas, and how come cannabis is still a Schedule 1 drug, just like heroin. Read More »

Intelligence Community Legends Say Putin Is Playing Trump

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Trump is doing vis-a-vis the Russians". Putin is much missed in Manila because in a way, he may have set the stage for the success of the summits in Vietnam and the Philippines. Clapper agreed, saying Trump is "very susceptible to rolling out the red carpet and honour guards and all the trappings and pomp and circumstance that come with the office". Read More »

Inc. Grows Position in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)

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In recent action, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. "That really helped to quell concerns around the company's ability to grow earnings next year", said Ben Bienvenu, a retail analyst with Stephens Inc. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 7,814,266 shares of the retailer's stock valued at $535,247,000 after buying an additional 203,692 shares during the period. Read More »

Trump approval ratings dip back to near his lowest

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However for Republicans, 80 percent approve with 11 percent disapproving. "The president may have accomplished something in Asia: 36 percent of American voters say North Korea poses an immediate threat to the USA, down from 48 percent one month ago". Read More »

Is gun maker liable? Court takes up Newtown shooting case

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A lower court had sided with the defense, but the state Supreme Court agreed to review the case to decide if it can go before a jury. The plaintiffs said the law does not protect Remington because it marketed the rifle "not for sport or for target shooting or self-defense" but "for exactly what it was", Koskoff said. Read More »

A Member of Congress Exposed Himself to a Staffer, Lawmakers Say

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The congressman asked the staffer to deliver materials to his residence, Comstock said. "But that kind of situation - what are we doing here for women right now who are dealing with somebody like that?" Comstock argued that there should be stronger punishments for perpetrators and a safer environment for victims to come out of "the shadows". Read More »

Senate committee questions Trump's nuclear authority

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Corker, one of Trump's sharpest critics from his own party, said Congress needed to explore the "realities" of the nuclear strike system. "Once that order is given and verified, there is no way to revoke it". On Nov. 11, he said it was "certainly a possibility" that he could become friends with Kim Jong Un, hours after insulting the North Korean leader on Twitter. Read More »

Iran pledges swift aid after major quake kills 400

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Devastating tremors in Iran and Iraq killed more than 70 people . In Iran's Kermanshah province killed 61 people, more than 300 were injured. Following the occurrence of the quake, Relief and Rescue Organisation of the Iranian Red Crescent Society in the first phase of its response operation deployed 16 response teams, 31 sniffer dog teams, 41 debris removing teams, 48 emergency sheltering teams and 9 emergency treatment teams to the affected cities of Qasre-Shirin, Gilane-Garb, ... Read More »

Mahira Khan's film in trouble over objectionable content

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The production team of the film said that after getting clearance from the censor board, Verna's premier will be first held in Lahore and then in Karachi. There are reports that the film is likely to be banned. According to Shoaib Mansoor's official press statement, the director has appealed to the CBFC "for the urgent relief of Verna ". Read More »

Kate Middleton, Prince Charles attend the Royal Festival of Remembrance

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Pregnant Kate Middleton took her respectful spot alongside the The Queen for Remembrance Day at White Hall's The Cenotaph. The wife of Prince William donned a simple black coat and poppy in honour of Britain's war heroes. The ceremony was led by Prince Charles , who laid a poppy wreath on behalf of the Queen , as she chose to stand by her husband the Duke of Edinburgh who retired earlier this year. Read More »

Nitish will soon realise who Tejashwi is: Lalu

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The grand alliance (RJD, JDU, Congress) broke after Nitish ways and joined hands with the Bharatiya Janata Party to form the government in the state. Prasad, who was the sole candidate in the fray, was declared elected by the party's national election officer Jagadanand Singh after the deadline for withdrawal of nomination papers ended, an RJD statement by Assistant Election Officer Chitranjan Gagan said. Read More »

Iraqi Kurds Back Away From Independence Bid

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The Iraqi Foreign Ministry stated on Monday that it can not shut down the diplomatic offices and consulates of the foreign countries in the Kurdistan Region because they are not political. "The success of security forces should be supported by solving the ongoing problems between the central government and the KRG, and constructive dialogue needs to be initiated to maintain the national gains", Masoum said. Read More »

Newsflash: Manana sentenced to 12 months in prison or R100k fine

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The charges relate to the assault of three women at Cubana in Fourways on August 6. But what allegedly triggered his attack on the women‚ was one of them making a comment that "he is gay". "If you compare the pain and everything else that we've been through to Manana's sentence; it doesn't balance". "A jail time would have been much an acceptable punishment", he said. Read More »

HC rap leaves Thomas Chandy under mounting pressure

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Congress leaders including former PCC Chief V M Sudheeran and Leader of the Opposition in Kerala Assembly Ramesh Chennithala have expressed their displeasure over the Madhya Pradesh MP's decision to defend Chandy, an NCP nominee in the CPI (M)-led LDF government. Read More »

Donald Trump Teases Major 'Deals' Announcement at the White House

But, the Vietnamese leadership will not allow the special relationship with Washington to destabilize the country's delicate ties with Beijing. China claims almost all of the South China Sea, one of the world's busiest waterways. For the Vietnamese, addressing complaints about the trade imbalance can be easier to achieve than long-standing American concerns regarding its human rights record. Read More »

Korean leader urges regional efforts to denuclearize N. Korea

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According to the draft, the statement condemned North Korea, which continues to develop weapons of mass destruction such as nuclear and chemical weapons as well as ballistic missiles. Journalists were only allowed to cover the two leaders' opening remarks . "At the end of the meeting, President Xi said this is a meeting that marks a fresh start of relations between Japan and China". Read More »

Netanyahu: Israel Will Act In Syria As Necessary

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The PMO did not say when Netanyahu spoke with Putin. The US team is in Israel to discuss the ceasefire deal brokered by the US, Russia and Jordan, designed to reach a new cease-fire agreement in southern Syria that will create a "de-escalation zone" adjacent to Israel's border, where Iran and Hezbollah, its terror proxy, will not be allowed to establish a presence. Read More »

New FBI report shows increase in hate crimes

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Half of them were motivated by racism against black people, the report said. Hate crimes targeting Arabs rose by about 38 percent, while crimes targeting whites and Latinos rose by about 17 percent and 15 percent respectively. That year, almost 17 percent of participating police agencies reported incidents. Of the 7,615 overall hate crime victims in 2016, 4,720 of them were against people. Read More »

Growth Analysis of Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

Horan Securities Inc. now owns 1,511 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $122,000 after acquiring an additional 260 shares during the last quarter. Watching some historical volatility numbers on shares of MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX), we can see that the 12 month volatility is presently 20.5625. Old Point Tru And Financial N A has 3.33% invested in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) for 71,029 shares. Read More »