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Pakistan amends anti-terror laws to avoid global sanctions

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According to sources, the United States and Britain put forward the motion to put Pakistan on the list several weeks ago and later pushed Germany and France to co-sponsor it. India, supported by Russian Federation and the USA, lobbied hard during the FATF plenary in Buenos Aires on November 2 past year and succeeded to get the intergovernmental panel express concerns at the continuing activities of the proscribed individuals and entities in Pakistan. Read More »

Gunman in Detroit kills 3 women, injures 3 officers

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The Detroit police chief says it happened around 11:30 Tuesday morning at a Detroit intersection. Officer Darren Weathers was in an unmarked police vehicle on Michigan Avenue near Clark Street when the crash occurred at 11:35 am. "The exercise was a training exercise of surveillance", said Craig. He he has a mother and father and I had to chance to briefly meet with them. "The hospital was phenomenal, " said Craig. Read More »

The White Powder Sent to Donald Trump Jr

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Scary, indeed! One day after the the suspicious letter addressed to Donald Trump Jr . containing an unidentified white powder landed his wife , Vanessa , in the hospital, NBC News revealed what the note allegedly said. U.S. authorities have been on alert for mail with white powder in it since 2001, when envelopes laced with anthrax were sent to media outlets and USA politicians, killing five people. Read More »

SC police searching for missing 4-year-old girl

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Four-year-old Heidi Todd from Johns Island was reported missing on February 13. SLED was expected to issue a statewide bulletin about the girl, who was last seen wearing pink trousers and a blue shirt. A 24-hour tip line has also been set up for citizens to report information in the case. Police say an Amber Alert has not ben issued yet because they don't have a good vehicle or suspect description. Read More »

Maldives in crisis is torn between India and China

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The article linking China's "action" only as a response to India's possible military intervention, follows signals from the Chinese establishment that Beijing does not want to exacerbate tensions with New Delhi over the Maldives issue. Many in India believe that India's stature is at risk in the region. Former external affairs minister and dissident BJP leader Yashwant Sinha said the Maldivian crisis poses a threat to India's security. Read More »

Trump's VP Mike Pence 'thinks Jesus tells him to say things'

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McCain tried to talk about various things Hostin has said on the show, but ultimately apologized if Hostin considers herself a conservative. "But Jesus is telling him to say things", Hostin said. "You have people beating each other's wives". "Obviously she was around him because she knows a lot more than I think that we all know about Mike Pence ". Read More »

OPEC, Russia to Discuss New Oil-Inventory Measurements in April

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The move is aimed at strengthening energy ties between the two major oil producers. Sources told Reuters past year that Chinese state oil companies were willing to be cornerstone investors in the Aramco IPO, which could become the world's biggest, valuing the firm at up to $2 trillion and raising more than $100 billion. Read More »

U.S. envoy warns European Union against defense industry protectionism

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The U.S. ambassador to NATO , Kay Bailey Hutchison, said Tuesday that "we do not want this [cooperation] to be a protectionist vehicle for European Union". U.S. Ambassador to NATO Kay Bailey Hutchison said on February 13 that Washington will continue to push for higher spending by NATO partners. Finally, the ministers will discuss NATO's deterrence and defense posture and the alliance's role in projecting stability and fighting terrorism. Read More »

Might requires 'remaining push' on NI power-sharing

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She urged Northern Ireland's parties to make one final push towards an agreement to restore devolved its government. Sinn Féin MLA Raymond McCartney has said the SDLP Leader should be less concerned about "embarrassing" the British prime minister and more focused on achieving a deal that is in the best interests of the people in the north of Ireland. Read More »

Police swoop on 'incident' inside Palace of Westminster

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The Met's counter-terrorism command launched an investigation after police were told of the letter just after 11.30am on Tuesday. The Metropolitan Police hasn't yet commented on the incident. No extra officers were visible at the main entrance at Carriage Gates today, but there was a security message being displayed on the screens in some of the buildings. Read More »

Foreign minister takes part in Iraq Reconstruction Conference

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Zarif, who arrived in Kuwait on Tuesday to attend the International Conference on the Reconstruction of Iraq , had a meeting with Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Khalid al-Hamad al-Sabah in the evening. Baghdad says it needs almost $90 billion to rebuild, after more than three years of fighting with IS devastated homes, schools, hospitals and other infrastructure. Read More »

New York Times abruptly fires new hire over Twitter posts

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In other posts, Norton either used vulgar terms herself, or retweeted others doing so. The New York Times has fired journalist Quinn Norton , its brand new editorial board hire, HuffPost has learned. She previously called him "an old friend of mine", defending her connection with him while admitting he is "terrible". Here, The New York Times building stands in Manhattan in New York City, July. Read More »

House panel launches investigation of Rob Porter's security clearance

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The scandal has already called into question the judgment of senior members of the White House staff. "We do have jurisdiction over the security clearance process - I do not have jurisdiction over the president hires", Gowdy said. "You can call it official". Fox News is told, however, that Kelly is not being pushed out. "The White House personnel security office, staffed by career officials, received information a year ago in what they considered to be the final background investigation ... Read More »

ICE lawyer charged with stealing IDs

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A spokeswoman with ICE's Seattle office referred all questions about the indictment and Sanchez's employment with the agency to the Department of Justice. ICE officials responded in a statement this afternoon, saying that their investigators help fight worker exploitation, "illegal wages" and child labor among other unlawful business practices, and AB450 reflects another effort to interfere with federal immigration enforcement efforts. Read More »

Louise Linton Reveals Doing Reality TV Is 'Super-Duper Scary' For Her

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But Linton, who grew up in a Scottish castle and now resides in a $12.6 million Massachusetts Avenue Heights mansion, is nowhere near middle income. All that being said, the profile suggests that Linton is finally settling into D.C. But, should she be? On the advice of the wife of another Trump cabinet member, Linton said she has worked with "a Washington protocol expert" to help her with her public presentation. Read More »

McConnell, Schumer Say Senate Will Navigate Political Division

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The opposing leaders of the U.S. Senate shared a stage at the University of Louisville on Monday, the same day the chamber is set to begin an open debate on bills dealing with immigration . Still, many Republicans are insisting that the bill incorporating Trump's priorities is a compromise. The Senate is now considering an unrelated piece of legislation McConnell brought up to serve as a placeholder for an eventual immigration bill. Read More »

Russian Federation could block access to YouTube over opposition video

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Russian Federation has threatened to block access to YouTube and Instagram if the websites do not remove videos and photos of a Kremlin-linked oligarch's meeting with a senior government minister on a luxury yacht. A member of Navalny's team posted a screenshot of a message the team allegedly received from YouTube and Google, demanding that he take down one of the videos where he discusses the allegedly corrupt dealings. Read More »

Senators Press Obama Confidante Susan Rice About 'Unusual Email'

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Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Sen. Napolitano said Rice's comments in the email , released by Sens. "President Obama had a brief follow-on conversation with FBI Director Comey and Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates in the Oval Office", Rice wrote in her email, which was dated the day before Trump's inauguration. Read More »

More Filipino workers to come home from Kuwait - OWWA

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Matula, a veteran lawyer and labor law professor, also backed Duterte's OFW deployment ban, saying the objective is "to give pressure to the government of Kuwait [in order] to give dignity to our workers" and not exactly make the household workers jobless when they return to the country. Read More »

U.S. urges help for Iraq, extends $3 billion credit line

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On Tuesday, the United States pledged US$200 million (RM785 million) in funds to held the coalition fight the Daesh and prevent them from entering Syria and Iraq again. "Iraq can not commence the mission of rebuilding itself without support, which is why we are all here today from all around the world, to stand by Iraq's side". Read More »

Cities in Germany to offer free public transit in fight against pollution

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However, how exactly the cost of the free public transportation will be covered remains unclear. While free public transit may be appealing to citizens, there are obstacles to overcome. Suspicions over manipulated emissions data have spread to other auto manufacturers since Volkswagen's 2015 admission to cheating regulatory tests on 11 million vehicles worldwide. Read More »

Pakistan Developing New Types Of Nuclear Weapons: US Intelligence Chief

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Their testimony comes as the intelligence community releases its new worldwide threats assessment , which anticipates " Russia will conduct bolder and more disruptive cyber operations during the next year, most likely using new capabilities" to target the US, its allies, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and Ukraine. Read More »

Boris Johnson to expose cabinet splits with Road to Brexit speech

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He will add: "I believe that would be a disastrous mistake that would lead to permanent and ineradicable feelings of betrayal". "We would be mad to go through this process of extrication from the European Union and not to take advantage of the economic freedom it will bring", he said in a highly-anticipated speech at a think tank in London. Read More »

Suspect in custody after shooting near NSA gate at Fort Meade

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Officials said there was no continuing threat after the morning incident, which left a black sport utility vehicle riddled with what appeared to bullet holes, according to video from the scene. - Anne Arundel Fire (@ AACoFD ) February 14, 2018Fort George G. Meade - HWY32 is closed in both directions near Fort Meade due to a police investigation. Read More »

Australian deputy PM Barnaby Joyce told to resign after sex scandal

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In parliament, Bill Shorten asked Turnbull whether he still retained confidence in Joyce and "when the Prime Minister is overseas next week, will the Deputy Prime Minister be the acting prime minister of Australia?" Joyce said in a later emailed statement that a friendship developed with Campion after she joined his staff and that "became, over time, more" without specifying when the affair started. Read More »

Britain to sail naval ship in South China Sea

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Just as in the first round of talks a year ago, Manila and Beijing said they are both committed to resolving the dispute through "friendly consultations and negotiations". China has repeatedly accused countries outside the region - generally a reference to the United States and Japan - of trying to provoke trouble in the East Sea while China and its neighbors are trying to resolve the matter through diplomacy. Read More »

FBI Director Wray Contradicts White House on Porter Investigation Matter

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Soon thereafter, he said , "We received requests for follow-up inquiry, and we did that follow-up and provided the information in November". While the FBI investigation was closed, Sanders said Tuesday in the wake of Wray's comments, the White House personnel security office hadn't yet finished its process to make its final recommendation on clearance. Read More »

Ukraine deports ex-Georgian President Saakashvili to Poland

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All this shows how weak they are. Poland's border service confirmed that he had arrived and that Warsaw had agreed to let him enter. Saakashvili also promised his team and he would wring Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko's head off and would put him in jail. Read More »

Woman crawls into x-ray machine to protect her handbag

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The video shows woman's silhouette inside the machine and her climbing off the machine once the checking was done. After putting her luggage onto the conveyer belt, she refused to be separated from her handbag. It is unclear what the woman was carrying in her handbag but it is likely to have been wads of cash traditionally given as a gift for Chinese New Year. Read More »