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No. 3 Official at the Justice Department Is Stepping Down

No. 3 Official at the Justice Department Is Stepping Down

Rachel Brand, who only last week was praised for her leadership by Attorney General Jeff Sessions , will be leaving the department after only nine months, said the official who is not authorized to...

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California teen who livestreamed crash that killed sister gets 6 years

California teen who livestreamed crash that killed sister gets 6 years

California Highway Patrol investigators concluded that Sanchez lost control of her 2003 Buick when it skidded off the road, and the auto went into a violent turn after she overcorrected, sending th...

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How one GOP senator - Rand Paul - could trigger a government shutdown

How one GOP senator - Rand Paul - could trigger a government shutdown

The holdup this time comes down to Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky. An hour and a half into yet another government shutdown , the Senate approved a massive two-year budget agreement early Friday ...

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Senate vote on pending budget deal delayed: Senator John Cornyn

Senate vote on pending budget deal delayed: Senator John Cornyn

The deal also suspends the debt ceiling , which the federal government had been due to reach within the next month, until March 2019. However, this could change pending whether the Democratic caucus...

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Arrest made in fatal highway crash west of Toronto, provincial police say

Arrest made in fatal highway crash west of Toronto, provincial police say

Police said collision took place in the eastbound lanes of the Queen Elizabeth Way near Cawthra Road around 10 p.m. on January 27. In total, 12 people were involved in what OPP Sgt. Schmidt said tip...

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Significant change to Thursday night and Friday snow forecast

Significant change to Thursday night and Friday snow forecast

Snow is to start during the Thursday evening commute but the most significant impacts are expected for the Friday morning commute. One death happened as crashes during the snowfall snarled highw...

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Trump threatens government shutdown while demanding border wall in rambling rant

Trump threatens government shutdown while demanding border wall in rambling rant

Just three weeks ago, Senate Democrats sparked a three-day partial government shutdown by staging a filibuster on a spending bill, seeking relief for "Dreamer" immigrants who have lived in the Uni...

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Palestinian Presidency Welcomes ''Grand Guest'' PM Modi Ahead Of Visit

Palestinian Presidency Welcomes ''Grand Guest'' PM Modi Ahead Of Visit

This will be the fourth meeting between Modi and Abbas after their meetings on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in 2015 and at the Paris climate summit later that year and the Palestinian Pres...

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Trump signs budget deal, ends brief government shutdown

Trump signs budget deal, ends brief government shutdown

Most Democrats opposed the measure, following the lead of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , D-Calif., who tried and failed to use the moment to secure a promise for a separate vote on immigration....

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Wenger hits out at Dele and Kane ahead of Tottenham Hotspur game

Wenger hits out at Dele and Kane ahead of Tottenham Hotspur game

Alderweireld played 90 minutes versus Newport on Wednesday, his first appearance since tearing his hamstring against Real Madrid 14 weeks ago. Following a hard start at their temporary residence, M...

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Government star witness in Cuomo ex-aide trial arrested

Government star witness in Cuomo ex-aide trial arrested

They did not say why Howe's bail had been revoked or whether his cooperation agreement, which could get him a lighter sentence, remained in effect. Gitner noted Howe had already received a "stern ta...

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Dem Rep. Rick Nolan Announces Retirement

Dem Rep. Rick Nolan Announces Retirement

Long considered a labour-controlled and liberal stronghold, the 8th Congressional District has trended toward Republicans in the last decade as redistricting has brought more GOP-leaning bedroom com...

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Russian nuclear scientists arrested in bitcoin mining plot

Russian nuclear scientists arrested in bitcoin mining plot

The number of scientists has not been specified, but they are understood to have worked at the restricted Russian Research Institute of Experimental Physics (RFNC-VNIIEF), located in the city of Sarov...

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United States gov't shuts down as Congress fails to vote on budget

United States gov't shuts down as Congress fails to vote on budget

House Speaker Paul Ryan , a Republican who has backed the agreement, said on Thursday he believed the chamber will pass the budget deal. The new measure is expected to pass easily through the Rep...

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Cloudy today with snow showers north, big warm-up for the weekend

Cloudy today with snow showers north, big warm-up for the weekend

Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly clear, with a low around 10. Cloudy, with a low around 52. Boulder could see highs in the 60s today along with some high winds, but could se...

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Mattis: Immigrant service members won't face deportation

Mattis: Immigrant service members won't face deportation

Mattis said he conferred with Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen this week that children who arrived in the USA illegally, known as "Dreamers", and have since enlisted in the military would...

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Syrian Rebel-Held Area Suffers Bloodiest Week Since 2015: Monitor

Syrian Rebel-Held Area Suffers Bloodiest Week Since 2015: Monitor

Separately, the United States demanded that Assad's forces and Russian Federation end their air strikes and alleged chemical attacks against areas held by US -backed rebels of the Syrian Democra...

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Cheniere Energy Partners (NYSEAMERICAN:CQP) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold"

It has outperformed by 34.61% the S&P500. Valueact Holdings Lp bought 1.67 million shares as the company's stock declined 7.91% while stock markets rallied. Moreover, Wellington Shields Company Ltd Li...

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China's Jan crude imports hit record as independents splurge on quotas

China's Jan crude imports hit record as independents splurge on quotas

Latest figures from the Energy Information Administration said that American production had reached 10.25 million barrels a day, with expectation for 11 million to come. Now the market fundamentals ...

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Evidence of Rohingya massacre in Myanmar

Evidence of Rohingya massacre in Myanmar

Reuters' account draws on interviews from the victims' families as well as testimony from villagers and security personnel, confirming the military's role in the incident. They have yet to face trial...

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Ohio's Democratic Senator Weighs in on Nunes Memo, Military Parade

Ohio's Democratic Senator Weighs in on Nunes Memo, Military Parade

The memo also says, "Then-DAG [Deputy Attorney General] Sally Yates, then-Acting DAG Dana Boente, and DAG Rod Rosenstein each signed one or more FISA applications on behalf of the DOJ". The FBI re...

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PyeongChaneg Winter Olympics begins with stunning opening ceremony

PyeongChaneg Winter Olympics begins with stunning opening ceremony

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif also told Samsung that if the decision was not reversed by Thursday afternoon, he would lead a boycott of the company in Iran and give up his personal Samsung p...

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Police officer shot dead, two deputies wounded serving warrant in Georgia

Police officer shot dead, two deputies wounded serving warrant in Georgia

The Henry County Sheriff said the incident occurred during an altercation between law enforcement and a suspect inside a residential home in Locust Grove, Georgia. There were people in the house at th...

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Twin Bombings Kill Two, Injure Dozens

Twin Bombings Kill Two, Injure Dozens

According to a medic at the government-run Al-Jalaa Hospital, the hospital has so far received at least one dead body and 77 injured persons. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. The Unit...

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Winter Olympics underway after lively opening ceremony

Winter Olympics underway after lively opening ceremony

Hundreds of anti-North Korea protesters scuffled with riot police not far from the main stadium hours before the opening ceremony began, with some of their banners reading "Moon regime is leading Kore...

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President Trump reveals steps for immigration reform

President Trump reveals steps for immigration reform

He said the administration would not ask Congress to set a later date to give bargainers more time to reach a bipartisan deal, but said the government would not start deporting " Dreamers " who d...

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US Congress passes spending bill, sends to Trump to end shutdown

US Congress passes spending bill, sends to Trump to end shutdown

She says it should be "bipartisan, transparent and unifying". Angered at the huge spending increases at the center of the deal, Paul delayed the vote for hours with a demand to hold a vote on an ame...

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Pence skips Olympic dinner with N Koreans

Pence skips Olympic dinner with N Koreans

Kim's visit to the games marks the first time that a member of North Korea's ruling dynasty has visited their southern neighbor since the Korean War. The rival Koreas, flirting with war just weeks...

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US vows new North Korea sanctions ahead of Olympics face-off

US vows new North Korea sanctions ahead of Olympics face-off

The reports said 4,000 of the latest $1,100 Samsung smartphones were being given to athletes attending the Winter Games, but athletes from Iran and North Korea would be excluded because of sanctions...

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Trump Points To Rob Porter's Denials In First Remarks On Abuse Allegations

Trump Points To Rob Porter's Denials In First Remarks On Abuse Allegations

White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah said Thursday that the White House did not think it right to take any action regarding the allegations until the FBI's investigation of Porter had been comp...

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Lebanon signs first offshore oil and gas contracts - minister

Lebanon signs first offshore oil and gas contracts - minister

Meanwhile, it was known that the Israeli Minister of Energy, Yuval Steitnitz, advocated for a diplomatic solution on the disputed offshore bloc 9, in which companies of Italy, France and Russian Feder...

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Wall Street falls as investors remain on edge

Wall Street falls as investors remain on edge

Stocks had plunged 4 percent on Thursday, sending the Dow and the S&P more than 10 percent below their record highs on January 26 and adding to the sense that rising US government bond yields had...

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Oxfam Condemns Staff Over Sex Reports in Earthquake-Hit Haiti

Oxfam Condemns Staff Over Sex Reports in Earthquake-Hit Haiti

Oxfam, one of Britain's largest, most prestigious charities, has sharply criticized the conduct of some former staff members who operated in Haiti following the 2010 quake after a news report reve...

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Another inch of snow possible Friday evening

Another inch of snow possible Friday evening

Total snow accumulation on Friday could be as much as an inch. Snow will also fall later Friday in northern OH, western Pennsylvania and western NY. No more than a couple of inches are expe...

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Hassan Rouhani underlines importance of Iran's ties with Turkey

Hassan Rouhani underlines importance of Iran's ties with Turkey

Rouhani noted that Iran is ready to expand economic ties with Turkey. Turkey's NTV broadcaster also reported a source in the Turkish presidential administration as saying that Recep Tayyip Erdogan a...

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Violence In Syria's Idlib, Eastern Ghouta 'Must End Now' Says US

Violence In Syria's Idlib, Eastern Ghouta 'Must End Now' Says US

Rescue teams rushed to the district and pulled three children and a woman out of the rubble. The U.S. -led coalition said its action in eastern Syria was in "self-defense", citing a major attack o...

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First missiles, now tsunami-yet another false alert rocks the US

First missiles, now tsunami-yet another false alert rocks the US

The NWS said it was actively trying to find out how the message, which was issued by the Tsunami Warning Center, had been mistakenly sent out by third-party apps. He said that after clicking on the ...

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North Korean cheerleading 'army of beauties' arrives at Olympics

North Korean cheerleading 'army of beauties' arrives at Olympics

The Olympic Athletes of Russia (OAR) will compete under the Olympic flag and the Olympic anthem will be played at any medal ceremonies they feature in. The countries will also unite in the women's i...

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White House aide resigns after allegations of spousal abuse

White House aide resigns after allegations of spousal abuse

Among those they pinpointed was former Trump campaign manager (and current outside adviser to the president) Corey Lewandowski , according to two sources familiar with the conversations. The aide's...

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US Coast Guard searching for three missing fishermen

US Coast Guard searching for three missing fishermen

An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter flew the man to Air Station Atlantic City, where EMS workers transferred him to a local hospital. The false distress calls date back to January 3, according to the Coast ...

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