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Facebook survey on trusted news sites has two questions


Experts have flagged warnings about how the survey could potentially worsen the fake news problem for Facebook. The social media company recently surveyed its users to see what news sources they find reliable. "We're as determined as ever to fight the negative influences and ensure that our platform is unquestionably a source for democratic good", said Katie Harbath, Facebook's head of global politics and government outreach, in an accompanying statement. Read More »

Trudeau applying pressure on US in NAFTA talks, says Wilbur Ross


In an interview with CNBC, Ross dismissed an Axios report that the president was frustrated with his failure to deliver on big trade deals and negotiations. Still, the CEOs of global companies here worry the administration's heated rhetoric and accelerating action on the trade front will prompt retaliation from other countries, and push the world into an unintended trade war. Read More »

Sohrabuddin fake encounter case trial


Justice Revati Mohite-Dere minced no words as she noted that the special CBI court overreached its powers with the ban order issued in November. A case being sensational in nature can not be a ground to ban the media from reporting it, the court held. Read More »

Trump Says He Would Talk to Mueller Under Oath


It isn't even the first time Trump has suggested he'd be happy to talk with Mueller under oath - he did so last June . "We'll see what happens", Trump said. Mueller is thought to be investigating whether the firing, as well as actions taken by the executive branch leading up to it, constituted obstruction of justice. Read More »

Boris Johnson 'is descendant' of mummified Basel woman


She is believed to be Johnson's great-great-great-great-great-great-great grandmother, according to researchers who had been testing her body since 2015 and announced their findings on Thursday. She was born in Basel in 1719 and married a pastor in 1738 before giving birth to seven children - with only two surviving childhood. Of course, as we now know, mercury is highly toxic and she is suspected to have died from mercury poisoning. Read More »

John Kerry Contacted Palestinians, Ordered Them To Not Work With Trump


It was reported that within a year there was a good chance that Trump would not be in the White House. Kerry reportedly communicated this strategy because he believes that Trump is exclusively responsible for the nearly total cessation of relations between the Palestinians and the Americans following the president's declaration that Jerusalem is Israel's capital . Read More »

Former Holland coach Bert Van Marwijk to lead Socceroos at World Cup


Postecoglou, who took Australia to their 2015 Asian Cup triumph, had stood down for personal reasons after seeing the Socceroos through two playoffs to qualify for Russian Federation. These experiences make him a compelling choice". The FFA confirmed arrangements for who will take over the Socceroos after the World Cup will be announced in the near future. Read More »

Arizona police chase ends in violent crash


Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers and helicopters followed the suspect driving at high speeds along Interstate 10. Investigators say the suspect was on the phone with law enforcement during the chase. After crashing, the Taebel got out of the vehicle and tried to run before surrendering. Details weren't immediately available on the extent of the injuries suffered by the two people inside the vehicle the suspect hit. Read More »

Trump says he's 'looking forward' to testifying in Russian Federation probe

As reported by the New York Times on January 24, Trump has now agreed to meet [VIDEO ] with Mueller, with #Nyt report Maggie Haberman elaborating in a tweet of her own. Sessions, who had urged Comey's firing, was interviewed for hours, becoming the highest-ranking Trump administration official known to have submitted to questioning. Read More »

Donald Trump's 'billionaires first' policy to be on display at WEF: Oxfam


Trump an opportunity to deliver a giant "I told you so" to an audience of European elites who sneered at his " America first " agenda on his first official trip to the Continent last spring. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said earlier this month that Trump would use the forum to promote the America First worldview . Read More »

Probe may be moving closer to a Trump interview


Donald Trump has agreed to speak to Russian investigation special counsel Robert Mueller and has said that he would agree to do so under oath. The Washington Post reported late on Tuesday that Mueller wants to interview Trump in coming weeks. Read More »

VP Mike Pence: US embassy to move to Jerusalem in 2019


The Western Wall Heritage Foundation, an ultra-orthodox religious organization that administers the grounds, arranged a viewing platform for female journalists inside the women's section, according to The Jerusalem Post , but female journalists at the scene said their view was onstructed. Read More »

Seven Bribery Counts Dismissed In Menendez Corruption Case


Menendez faces a total of nine counts in the case, while Melgen will stand trial to answer for eight charges. With the government planning. "With the court's decision, this case is now exclusively about the purest of personal hospitality allegations - stays at his friend, Dr. Read More »

CNN's Don Lemon says Trump rhetoric responsible for threats against network


Even if the White House did issue a statement addressing the threats against CNN , it would be "too little, too late", Ellerbeck said. Lemon was reporting on the arrest of Brandon Griesemer of Novi, Michigan, who "made approximately 22 total calls to CNN" on January 9 and 10, threatening its employees, according to an arrest affidavit released on Monday. Read More »

France's Macron Invited To First US State Visit Of Trump's Presidency


French president Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday said globalisation is going through a major crisis as he joined several other world leaders in questioning the inward-looking national policies of some countries. He said he wanted "to make Europe an actual economic, social, green, scientific and political power" and demanded " more ambition" from European Union countries in order to achieve a " more sovereign, united and democratic Europe". Read More »

The shutdown is over, but Congress still has a long to-do list

As negotiations to keep the government open faltered Friday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., called Trump and urged him not to reach out to Democrats such as Schumer to strike a grand bargain. But last week he rejected a bipartisan Senate proposal to do that, saying the plan did not provide enough steps to slow the legal and illegal entry of other immigrants. Read More »

AG grilled in USA probe into Russian Federation meddling

The focus of Comey's interview was the memos he wrote after his private meetings with the president, the source said, which is at the heart of Mueller's probe into whether Trump has obstructed the investigation. The president said he's "not at all concerned" about what Sessions may have told Mueller's team. Asked if he was anxious Sessions was questioned by the special counsel , Trump said: "No, not at all". Read More »

Two killed, dozens injured after train derails near Milan


Cristina Corbetta, an official with the regional emergency services in Milan, told Sky TG24 that about 100 people had suffered minor injuries and 10 had been seriously hurt. The train's operator, Trenord, said in a tweet that a "technical problem" caused the incident. A spokesperson for Trenord said the train was travelling at normal speed as it was approaching the station. Read More »

Dash cam video shows fatal shooting by Park Police


There were no injuries to the Uber driver or his passenger. The driver of the striking vehicle was cited for failing to maintain proper control. Dashcam video released by the Fairfax County Police Department shows the moments when U.S. Chief Roessler today stated, "As a matter of transparency to all in our community, especially the Ghaisar family, and as the administrative custodian of the video, I am releasing the in-car video of the U.S. Read More »

Mayors Skip White House Meeting Over Sanctuary Cities Crackdown


Sanders said the new White House offer will represent "a compromise that members of both parties can support", but she did not provide details. In addition to "securing the border. Those with DACA in Richmond have one more day to get free legal help from attorneys at the Legal Aid Justice Center, and immigration attorneys say the murky DACA deadline is cause enough to reapply while the option is available. Read More »

Indian-origin man designated global terrorist by US


He is considered to have replaced ISIS executioner Mohammad Emwazi, also known as " Jihadi John ", it said. Dhar posed a terrorist threat to USA citizens and interests and any property he may have in the frozen and Americans are banned from dealing with him or his assets, the department said. Read More »

Sting & Shaggy - 'Don't Make Me Wait'


Sting , as in "Desert Rose" Sting and not WWE wrestling personality Sting , joined Shaggy for a chat with Rolling Stone Wednesday to unveil the project's first single. After Sting heard a new track that Shaggy was working on, they made a decision to go into the studio together. That led Sting to surprise Shaggy in a Los Angeles studio, and the seeds for an entire album were eventually planted. Read More »

I'm 'Looking Forward' to Mueller Interview


Mueller has been tasked with investigating claims of Russian Federation inference in the 2016 Presidential election in which Trump defeated Hillary Clinton . The form of an Mueller interview with the president still needs to be negotiated - whether it is face-to-face, or in writing, or a mix. The White House insists President Trump has done nothing wrong. Read More »

How to end the Senate's astonishing dysfunction

Scalise also ruled out "amnesty", though he wasn't clear on how he defined it and whether it would mean a pathway to citizenship for recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy, a program that protected young undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children that Trump has chose to end. Read More »

Trump 'looking forward' to being questioned under oath


U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 campaign using hacking and propaganda to try to tilt the race in Trump's favour. Trump told reporters Wednesday he would listen to his lawyers' advice on how to proceed. He was sacked from the White House after misleading the vice president. Read More »

Suspect Found Dead After Shooting, Wounding State Troopers


Trooper Daniel Thayer, also of the Marshall Post, was also hit in the chest and hand. The shooter has not been taken into custody and is believed to be confined to the property. The attorney general's office said Wednesday that the grand jury concluded its deliberations January 10 and decided against indicting the trooper who fired. Read More »

Special counsel expected to interview Donald Trump as Russian investigation advances

The onetime White House chief strategist will face questions about the firings of former national security adviser Mike Flynn and Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , CNN reported Wednesday . Trump allegedly told the intelligence chiefs to publicly refute the suggestion that his campaign had colluded with Russian Federation after Comey referenced the ongoing investigation into the possibility last March. Read More »

AG Sessions questioned in Russia probe

The investigation into allegations of links between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation is being carried out by Special Counsel Robert Mueller . NBC also reported that former senior campaign aide and White House strategist Steve Bannon is expected to meet with Mr. Mueller's team by the end of January. Read More »

San Francisco's Black interim mayor, London Breed, is ousted


The vote had to be done twice because Supervisor Katy Tang withdrew her initial vote of support for Farrell. During her tenure on the Board, Breed has been credited with being the driving force behind important progressive policies on affordable healthcare, public housing, and environmental justice. Read More »

Responses to sexual misconduct allegations against Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown


In an appearance only about a minute long, a visibly distressed Brown said he'd learned about the allegations a couple of hours earlier. I will defend myself as hard as I can with any means at my disposal. Shortly after, Ontario PC Party Press Secretary Nick Bergamini tweeted that he would also resign amid the allegations. "He deserves his day in court, but no person can lead a political party in this province with allegations like these hanging over his head". Read More »