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How Trump's Legal Team Is Trying to Bury Robert Mueller

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And the news comes at a convenient time for them, as it discredits Mueller's probe just as the investigation is ramping up criminal charges against Trump's associates. The working theory on the right is that Russian operatives effectively paid off Hillary Clinton , who was then Secretary of State, to approve the deal-critics argue that Mueller, who led the F.B.I.at the time, should have done more to investigate the alleged quid pro quo. Read More »

Cold wave intensifies across India

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With mercury dipping sharply, the city, recorded its lowest day temperature of the season on Saturday at 21.8 degrees Celsius, a good four notches below the normal mark. The pattern of northerly winds has increased the intensity of harsher and after this effect would fade away after 3-4 days day temperatures would increase while night temperatures would increase slightly. Read More »

Three dead in plane crash near Oldenburg

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The single-engine plane was traveling from Kansas City, Missouri to Frederick, Maryland, according to Indiana State Police Sgt. Stephen Wheeles. They said there was a small fire on the plane when it went down, but fire crews were on scene to put out the flames. Read More »

Recent Analysts Ratings Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) has risen 12.48% since December 16, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.77% the S&P500. Monroe Bank & Trust decreased its stake in La Z Boy Inc (LZB) by 13.28% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Read More »

From hospital bed, NYC bomb suspect hears charges

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The 27-year-old suspect in the explosion is in custody. Ullah reportedly told police he was inspired by the Islamic State extremist group, wanted to avenge USA air strikes on jihadists in Iraq and Syria, and was motivated by Christmas terror plots in Europe. Read More »

Omarosa Is Out at the White House

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Fox News , usually very favorable to the president, described her ouster as being "physically dragged" from the White House grounds. "Her departure will not be effective until January 20, 2018". It was never entirely clear why Omarosa Manigault, a former reality-show personality, had a job in Donald Trump's White House. Buzzfeed America have reported a White House official revealed there had been an ongoing concern on how the administration handled racially charged issues , which ... Read More »

Pakistan 'processing' visa applications of Jadhav's wife, mother

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Pakistan, on Saturday, said that the visa applications of Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother and sister are being processed, a few days after India's plea for consular access to the death row prisoner. In its counter-memorial submitted to the International Court of Justice (ICJ), Pakistan said the provision of such an access under the Vienna Convention is only for legitimate visitors and not for spies, a media report said. Read More »

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to marry on 19 May 2018

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Markle have regularly spent time there during the past year", a spokesman said in a statement. The BBC reports the Royal Family will pay for the wedding, including the service, music, flowers and reception. This is Markle's second marriage, which sparked questions as to whether or not Queen Elizabeth would be able to attend the wedding. Many are speculating a more relaxed tone, compared to previous royal ceremonies, including his brother Prince William's nuptials to Catherine, Duchess of ... Read More »

Gene Simmons Sued For Alleged Sexual Assault

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The Sun reports that an unidentified woman filed a lawsuit against the KISS bassist for making unwanted sexual advances against her and groping her while and after she interviewed him at the opening of a Rock & Brews in San Bernardino, California . Read More »

Russian Federation begins partial withdrawal from Syria

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In his first trip to Syria, Vladimir Putin has said he will withdraw the bulk of his forces from the country following Russia's successful intervention in the conflict there. However, numerous losses in Syria were borne by private military contractors working with the Russian military whose deaths have not been officially acknowledged, according to friends, relatives and colleagues of the contractors. Read More »

United Nations chief presses for release of arrested Reuters journalists in Myanmar

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To add insult to injury, the authorities provided a photo accompanying the government's statement showing the two journalists standing handcuffed behind a table covered with documents, an image created to suggest the assumption of guilt. The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists also called for the reporters' unconditional release, saying, "These arrests come amid a widening crackdown which is having a grave impact on the ability of journalists to cover a story of vital global ... Read More »

Trump administration bans selected words at health agencies

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According to the Post , other CDC officials have confirmed the existence of a list of forbidden words, raising the possibility that the ban is in effect in other parts of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). "HHS will continue to use the best scientific evidence available to improve the health of all Americans", said HHS spokesman Matt Lloyd. HHS also strongly encourages the use of outcome and evidence data in program evaluations and budget decisions, ' the statement continued. Read More »

BoE votes unanimously to maintain Bank Rate

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Bank policy makers have also agreed to keep interest rates on hold at 0.5%. The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England chose to leave interest rates unchanged on Thursday, despite inflation reaching 3,1% in November. While the BoE stopped short of revising their views on the economy, they indicated towards some developments that would form part of their updated assessment in the February Inflation Report. Read More »

Civilian killed in Army firing in Kashmir

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However, army said that Iqbal was killed in cross-fire with militants in Thandipora village late last night during an ambush placed after information about the movement of militants. He said the forces had laid an ambush in the area following intelligence inputs about the movement of militants. "In reference to the incident occurred at Kupwara in which one civilian was killed, police has registered a case and investigation has been started", a police spokesman in Srinagar said. Read More »

Five killed in terrorist attack on church in Quetta

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Police, Frontier Corps personnel, rescue teams and Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) were immediately dispatched to the area. At least five people were killed and 25 others were injured in a blast near a church located at Quetta on Friday, Samaa reported . Read More »

Trump Family, Advisers Decorate the 'Tree of Shame' in 'SNL' Cold Open

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Scarlett Johansson made a surprise cameo as Ivanka Trump, bringing an ornament of Roy Moore , the GOP candidate for the Alabama Senate seat who lost on Tuesday to Democrat Doug Jones . Sessions presented Mueller as a tree-topper, declaring, "And everybody is going to get away with everything". "I see you in there, Donald". "It's my greatest achievement, so now I can settle down and be super-presidential - that is, until Don Lemon says something mean about me, and I tweet the actual n-word". Read More »

Carnival (CCL) Cut to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Investec Asset Management Ltd bought 303,161 shares as the company's stock rose 11.01% with the market. The stock decreased 2.43% or $0.618 during the last trading session, reaching $24.835. (NYSE:V) for 37,769 shares. Moneta Gp Investment Advsrs Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.05% or 5,000 shares. Tower Rech Capital Ltd Llc (Trc) reported 0% stake. Read More »

Four injured in terrorist attack in NY, suspect under arrest

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From left, NYPD Commissioner James P. O'Neill, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, and Mayor Bill de Blasio arrive Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, for a news conference after an explosion beneath the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey bus terminal in Manhattan Monday, Dec. Read More »

2 people die after balcony collapse in Australia

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Two women are dead and 17 people are injured after a balcony collapsed during a Tupperware Christmas party at a Melbourne house. "Emergency services were called to a house on Balinga Court about 10:30 p.m". Sadly, in a statement at 1:38am AEDT, Victoria Police confirmed a woman was pronounced deceased at the scene. The announcement of her tragic death came after a 59-year-old woman from Croydon was found dead in the early hours of Sunday morning. Read More »

Trump Allies Say Mueller Illegally Obtained Thousands Of Emails

The special counsel's office got ahold of "tens of thousands" of emails from President Donald Trump's transition team, including "sensitive" ones of senior White House adviser and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner. Langhofer claims the production of transition materials to the Special Counsel's Office by GSA violated "GSA's duties to" the Trump campaign, a Presidential Transition Act requirement that "computers or communications services" to the transition team be "secure", and the Fourth ... Read More »

Omarosa Manigault Admits Trump Is 'Racial,' Refuses To Call Him A 'Racist'

A friend of Omarosa's , a conservative media personality Armstrong Williams, questioned the timing of her ouster by writing on Facebook, "Funny how her story is knocking Roy Moore off front pages". Manigault-Newman said there was a lack of diversity in the Trump administration and that the president's other senior advisers "had never worked with minorities, [and] didn't know how to interact with them". Read More »

Lasith Malinga unpicked for India T20s

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Malinga, 34, has been a pale shadow of his one-time all-conquering self of late, struggling with form and fitness with his pace dropping ever since he made a comeback into the national setup earlier this year after a knee injury had forced him out of the game for nearly a year. Read More »

Sydney man charged with working for North Korea

His actions contravened both United Nations and Australian sanctions against North Korea , police said. "But we estimate that if these trades were successful were talking tens of millions of dollars", he told reporters in Sydney. He was also allegedly trying to arrange the transfer of coal from North Korea to Indonesia and Vietnam. "We allege all the activity occurred offshore". Read More »

California fire growing toward celebrity enclave

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There were no new reports of damage to buildings. The deadly wildfire that has scorched the USA state of California for almost two weeks still raged on Saturday and threatened a wealthy community northwest of Los Angeles, prompting new evacuations in Santa Barbara County. Read More »

Northeast Oklahoma at 'very high' risk Saturday for fire danger

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Winds are expected to be the strongest in the North Bay Mountains and East Bay Hills. Northeast winds of 15 to 30 miles per hour have been blowing in L.A. "It's already dry out there, so a combination of these things led to the issuance of the red flag warning". The warnings were first issued early last week because of gusty Santa Ana winds combined with very low humidity levels, then extended every day beginning Thursday of last week. Read More »

Trump Responds to Sexual Harassment Allegations by Sexually Harassing a Senator

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President Trump ignited a spat on Twitter Tuesday with Sen. She called the Democrats' response to Trump's Gillibrand tweet "laughable". Gillibrand responded to the real estate mogul's tweet on Tuesday morning, writing, "You can not silence me or the millions of women who have gotten off the sidelines to speak out about the unfitness and shame you have brought to the Oval Office". Read More »

Festival Ballet Providence celebrates 40th year of 'The Nutcracker'

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Another lovely family tradition comes to life when Trillium Dance Studio performs its annual holiday show 'Twas the Night before Christmas , inspired by Clement C. Smith is thrilled to be playing the Nutcracker . Having her there inspires the younger dancers, and they have some words of wisdom as well. "You get this feedback loop, the more the audience likes it, the better the performers do", she said. Read More »