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Paul Manafort Chastised by Federal Judge for Breaking Gag Order

Paul Manafort Chastised by Federal Judge for Breaking Gag Order

Because of his age, Manafort faces the prospect of spending the rest of his life in prison on numerous charges related to his business dealing in eastern Europe. Gates and Manafort were both charged w...

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Tillerson Calls on African States to Put Pressure on N.Korea

Tillerson Calls on African States to Put Pressure on N.Korea

Trump allegedly made the comment about African nations and Haiti during a meeting on USA immigration legislation in January. Tillerson spoke in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia , during a joint news conferenc...

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Trump says Oakland mayor being probed for immigration warning

Trump says Oakland mayor being probed for immigration warning

Attorney Melinda Haag has offered to represent her pro bono, according to the SF Gate . As I've made clear in prior blogs (here and here), I hope Schaaf gets the opportunity to prove her mettle, beca...

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TPP signing sends a signal to Beijing, Japanese envoy says

TPP signing sends a signal to Beijing, Japanese envoy says

Altogether, the 11 signatories of the CPTPP represent 13.5 percent of the world's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), totaling some 10 billion dollars and 480 million inhabitants. That is a prospect Japa...

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Mohammad Shami's wife files police complaint after accusations of cheating, abuse

Mohammad Shami's wife files police complaint after accusations of cheating, abuse

India and Bengal pacer Mohammed Shami did not find his name in the Annual Player Contracts announced by BCCI on Wednesday. Shami's wife, Hasin Jahan, posted a series of screenshots on social media a...

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No. 5 Duke braces for dangerous Notre Dame

No. 5 Duke braces for dangerous Notre Dame

Notre Dame will now take on No. 2 Duke. He pounded his chest, roared to the crowd, savored the success. "I think T.J. did a fabulous job running the point, and everyone contributed on the offensive ...

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We Don't Want to Build a Wall with UK, Donald Tusk

We Don't Want to Build a Wall with UK, Donald Tusk

Nevertheless, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond continued to ask for what the European Union has said is impossible: mutual recognition of regulations between the two sides. "But it will on...

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Beer foul: 60000 pounds of Busch spill onto Florida highway

Beer foul: 60000 pounds of Busch spill onto Florida highway

About 60,000 pounds of beer spilled onto a Florida interstate during a tractor-trailer crash. Happy hour hit the streets with a splash when a hapless truck driver spilled almost 60,000 bottles of be...

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Billings school officials implement plan for March 14 walkout

Billings school officials implement plan for March 14 walkout

The South Orange Maplewood School District (SOMSD) sent an email to parents on Thursday, March 1, outlining district policies for students participating in the National School Walkout on Wednesday, ...

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Karnataka unveils separate flag, cabinet nod likely today

Karnataka unveils separate flag, cabinet nod likely today

The colours - yellow and red in the flag represent Arrishna (Turmeric which is yellow) and Kumkuma (Vermilion which is red) to symbolize auspiciousness and well-being of the Kannadigas and the state o...

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CBI moves court for narco test of Karti Chidambaram

CBI moves court for narco test of Karti Chidambaram

Karti was arrested on February 28 at the Chennai airport on his return from the United Kingdom, in connection with the FIR lodged on May 15 past year alleging irregularities in the Foreign Investment...

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Former Trump aide Sam Nunberg denies being drunk in freakish TV interviews

Former Trump aide Sam Nunberg denies being drunk in freakish TV interviews

Before wrapping up his unhinged statements at one of his interviews, CNN host Erin Burnett asked Nunberg whether he had been drinking because she could smell alcohol on his breath . If he did...

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Saudi Young Men, Women in Britain Recount their Experiences

Saudi Young Men, Women in Britain Recount their Experiences

The ruling Conservative Party and the royal family will be rolling out the red carpet for the Crown Prince. One person was dressed up as Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, tossing replica child...

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Statue vandalism row: Mahatma Gandhi's statue vandalised

Statue vandalism row: Mahatma Gandhi's statue vandalised

The goons who defaced the statue actually broke the spectacles that had been on Gandhi's face. The incident happened in Thaliparamba area of Kannur . The police also ruled out any political connect...

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Trump Asked McGahn, Priebus About Interviews With Mueller

Trump Asked McGahn, Priebus About Interviews With Mueller

Trump's questioning of key witnesses about their conversations with investigators could further spur Mueller's obstruction inquiries, according to experts who spoke with the Times . McGahn subsequen...

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Stock Analysts: Should You Listen?: Duke Realty Corporation (DRE)

SL Green Realty Corp. had 84 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. South Texas Money Management Ltd sold 308,017 shares as the company's stock declined 8.11% while stock mark...

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Anthony Davis 'pretty confident' DeMarcus Cousins will re-sign with Pelicans

Anthony Davis 'pretty confident' DeMarcus Cousins will re-sign with Pelicans

It's pretty simple: whoever wins this head-to-head battle goes a long way to helping their team win the game. Red-hot shooting Nikola Mirotic had 26 points on 10-12 shooting (4-6 from 3-point rang...

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Mostly Sunny, With A High Near 33

Mostly Sunny, With A High Near 33

Thursday . Winds turn W-NW at 15-40 miles per hour. Thursday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Today and Friday in the Council Bluf...

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Tempers flare on NY Senate floor over school safety

Tempers flare on NY Senate floor over school safety

While some school districts already have school resource officers stationed in schools, and others have expressed interest in moving that direction, Democratic lawmakers opposed efforts to radically e...

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Man accused of stealing Frances McDormand's Oscar charged with theft, officials say

Man accused of stealing Frances McDormand's Oscar charged with theft, officials say

Bryant, 47, walked out of the Governors Ball Oscars after-party with the trophy on Sunday night, authorities said. One photographer didn't recognize him as an Oscar victor and followed and confron...

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Dawood Ibrahim's Top Aide Deported From Duba

Dawood Ibrahim's Top Aide Deported From Duba

The accused has been identified as Farooq Takla . While the CBI declined to comment on how he reached Delhi as an Interpol red Corner notice was pending against him, officials said Farooq was d...

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SC restores Hadiya-Shefin wedding, annuls Kerala HC order

SC restores Hadiya-Shefin wedding, annuls Kerala HC order

The Bench was headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra , DY Chandrachud and AM Khanwilkar . The Kerala High Court annulled the marriage of Hadiya with Jahan on May previous year after her ...

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United Kingdom far-right figure retweeted by Trump jailed for hate crime

United Kingdom far-right figure retweeted by Trump jailed for hate crime

Golding was found guilty of one charge of religiously-aggravated harassment and Fransen three counts of the same offence at Folkestone Magistrates' Court on Wednesday (7 March). "I have no doubt it wa...

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Lenin, Periyar statues razed, PM Modi expresses his strong disapproval

Lenin, Periyar statues razed, PM Modi expresses his strong disapproval

Later on Tuesday night, in the Vellore district of Tamil Nadu , a statue of Dravidian icon and social reformer EVR Ramasamy popularly known as Periyar was vandalised , as a result of which the gla...

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Oil dips as data shows biggest U.S. crude build since January

In other words, the new oil coming from the U.S. will likely benefit drivers because it should keep prices at the pump from rising. Total volume traded was about 10% below the 100-day average. In a mo...

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Neiphiu Rio to take oath as Nagaland chief minister

Neiphiu Rio to take oath as Nagaland chief minister

BJP's PDA partner Rio's Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party ( NDPP ), despite being in the driver's seat, despite being in the driver's seat, has three cabinet ministers and the post of chief min...

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Millions prepare for 2nd major storm in US East Coast

Millions prepare for 2nd major storm in US East Coast

More than a foot (30 cm) of snow is forecast for some interior areas, the weather service said, while Pennsylvania's Poconos Mountains and parts of western MA could see up to 18 inches (46 cm). The ...

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Tube bomb accused trained 'to kill' by Islamic State, court heard

Tube bomb accused trained 'to kill' by Islamic State, court heard

The device exploded in a ball of fire as the train pulled into Parsons Green station at 8.20am on September 15 past year, leaving passengers badly burned. "There were approximately 93 people in the ca...

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Sam Nunberg denies being drunk during CNN interview Video

Sam Nunberg denies being drunk during CNN interview Video

The special counsel's investigation is now one of several probes looking into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and whether Trump campaign associates have any ties with Russians. He then said ...

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Do Italian election results reignite the populism threat?

Do Italian election results reignite the populism threat?

Full results of the election have still not been released because of legal disputes in the Lazio region centered on Rome . The interesting outcome of the elections also highlights the changing natu...

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Businesses Commit to Promote Gender Equality in Workplace

Businesses Commit to Promote Gender Equality in Workplace

The theme of this year's International Women's Day is #PressforProgress . For who knows - Canada's next female prime minister could be sitting in a local classroom right now, needing nothing ...

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Florida Legislature sends gun and school safety bill to governor

Florida Legislature sends gun and school safety bill to governor

The bill is unsafe "because there is an implicit bias that exists against boys and girls of color", Stafford said . Students, parents and teachers flooded the Capitol, pleading with the Legislature...

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The Blue Wave of Texas?

The Blue Wave of Texas?

We may see a combination of a lackluster GOP candidate and Democrat voter enthusiasm turning what should be a safe GOP seat blue. Rebecca Bell-Metereau, a Texas State University professor, wil...

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Champions League: Devastating spell sends Juventus through as Spurs crash out

Champions League: Devastating spell sends Juventus through as Spurs crash out

Spurs host Juventus in the round of 16 second leg tonight with the sides level on aggregate after the 2-2 draw in Turin two weeks ago. "In less than three minutes we conceded two goals, (we made)...

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Firmino: Liverpool do not fear any opponents in the Champions League

Firmino: Liverpool do not fear any opponents in the Champions League

Chelsea got nothing from the Etihad Stadium, which was exactly what they deserved, and in the process of boring everyone half to death they amusingly managed to antagonise Gary Neville and Jamie Carr...

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Syria: 28 civilians killed in Govt airstrikes in E.Ghouta

Syria: 28 civilians killed in Govt airstrikes in E.Ghouta

The government, backed in the war by Russian Federation and Iran, is seeking to crush the last major rebel enclave near Damascus in a ferocious campaign that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights sa...

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Paris Saint-Germain vs. Real Madrid: Champions League highlights and recap

Paris Saint-Germain vs. Real Madrid: Champions League highlights and recap

But they fell behind to a Cristiano Ronaldo goal , with Casemiro cancelling out Edinson Cavani's equaliser. 5-2 on aggregate in the French capital on Tuesday evening. Cape Town - Real Madrid ...

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NH House approves bill to raise marriage age to 16

NH House approves bill to raise marriage age to 16

Maxine Grad, D-Moretown and chair of the House Judiciary Committee, said the House was ultimately returning a strengthened bill to the Senate. Senator Ferns & Blair didn't seem to be budging on the 4-...

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Parkland students left frustrated with Betsy DeVos' brief visit

Parkland students left frustrated with Betsy DeVos' brief visit

Lawmakers in the Florida House voted 67-50 to approve the legislation, which raises the minimum age to purchase rifles from 18 to 21 and imposes a three-day wait period for most purchases of those...

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On Women's Day, Matunga Rd station gets all-women staff

On Women's Day, Matunga Rd station gets all-women staff

Motorman Surekha Yadav piloted the train while the guard was Shweta Ghone. From selling and checking of tickets to security, all the operations are controlled and operated by 40 women. "Suggestions wi...

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