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Bombshell memo details massive abuse by Obama Administration, FBI and DOJ

Bombshell memo details massive abuse by Obama Administration, FBI and DOJ Nunes' investigation into alleged FISA abuses is poised to become the newest battlefront over the FBI, the Department of Justice and Mueller's investigation. This report needs to be released - now. But there's disagreement among Republicans about what should be released to the public. Rep. Mike Conaway (R-Texas), who is leading the House Intelligence Committee's inquiry into Russia's role ... [Full Article...]

Terrorism no longer the military's top priority, Mattis says

Terrorism no longer the military's top priority, Mattis says The strategy indicates the Trump administration is taking a hard line against Russian Federation and China, even as President TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: "We should be like Canada" in how we take in immigrants GOP rep: "Sheet metal and garbage" everywhere in Haiti MORE has called for better relations with the two countries. [Full Article...]

Twitter Concedes Russian Influence Before US Election Was Greater Than Initially Thought

Twitter Concedes Russian Influence Before US Election Was Greater Than Initially Thought Monje, along with officials from Facebook and Google-owned YouTube, testified before the committee about how Twitter is combating terror-related content on its platform. But there are some indications that malicious use of the service continues. "We have also provided Congress with the results of our supplemental analysis into activity believed to be automated, election-related activity orig... [Full Article...]

Author Details Sexual-Harassment Allegations Against Michael Douglas

Author Details Sexual-Harassment Allegations Against Michael Douglas During the report, Snow said Braudy claimed Douglas "repeatedly used inappropriate sexual language" and "harassed" her while she was an employee. She went on to allege that Douglas once masturbated in front of her during a work-related meeting at his house. [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson's bridge-to-France plan not floating yet, says Downing Street

Boris Johnson's bridge-to-France plan not floating yet, says Downing Street Johnson tweeted: "I'm especially pleased we are establishing a panel of experts to look at major projects together". At it's narrowest point, the Channel is just over 20 miles wide. It is not the first time that Johnson has raised the idea of a major infrastructure project. And in fact the idea of a bridge across the Channel is nothing new. [Full Article...]

Attorney Generals Collaborate On US Cannabis Banking Crisis

Attorney Generals Collaborate On US Cannabis Banking Crisis Attorney General Elizabeth Barrett-Anderson said , "I believe the banking industry is supportive". Additionally, law enforcement is less able to track potential financial crimes, and it is more hard for businesses to pay-and for the state to collect-tax deposits. [Full Article...]

New Data Says 2017 Among Warmest Years on Record

New Data Says 2017 Among Warmest Years on Record Dr Colin Morice, of the Met Office Hadley Centre, said: 'The global temperature figures for 2017 are in agreement with other centres around the world that 2017 is one of the three warmest years and the warmest year since 1850 without the influence of El Nino. [Full Article...]

US Feb shale output expected to rise to 6.55 mln bpd

US Feb shale output expected to rise to 6.55 mln bpd US crude inventories declined 6.86 million barrels last week to the lowest level since February 2015, the Energy Information Administration said. Brent for March settlement slipped 7 cents to end the session at $69.31 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. [Full Article...]

'Record-Breaking' Primark Lifts Associated British Foods Over Christmas

'Record-Breaking' Primark Lifts Associated British Foods Over Christmas However the retail sales growth across Europe was held back by unseasonably warm weather in October. For the full year, ABF said it expects a greater reduction in revenue and profit than previously forecast from sugar, mostly due to "significantly" lower European Union sugar prices. [Full Article...]

Pope Francis marries LATAM cabin crew couple at 34000 feet

Pope Francis marries LATAM cabin crew couple at 34000 feet Their planned religious ceremony could not take place in the local parish church due to structural damage arising from the 2010 natural disaster. Ciuffardi turned around and asked his boss, the CEO of the airline, to serve as witness. "When people make a mistake it's necessary that they ask for forgiveness", said Monica Reyes, a nursing assistant who attended the pope's speech at the presidential ... [Full Article...]

Modi undertakes roadshow with Netanyahu

Modi undertakes roadshow with Netanyahu There will be a special memorial for Moshe's parents, "who dedicated their lives to establish this center and they have run it until the last breath of their life", Kozlovsky said. Arab countries decried the decision, and said that the U.S. had created a " death sentence " for peace, while the United Nations voted overwhelmingly to condemn the decision . [Full Article...]

Turkey's Syria operation not limited to Afrin: Cavusoglu

Turkey's Syria operation not limited to Afrin: Cavusoglu While acknowledging that the US-led coalition does not have an official explanation yet, Defense Department spokesman Eric Pahon told Business Insider that the U.S. Some 230 cadets have already been recruited to the new border force, according to the coalition. Turkish tanks have been building up along the border near Afrin and troops have been shelling the enclave from inside the rebel-held Syr... [Full Article...]

Democracy 'Retreating' As Trump Abdicates US Role

Democracy 'Retreating' As Trump Abdicates US Role The report mentioned that the "mass replacement of elected mayors" with Ankara-appointed officials, the "arbitrary prosecutions of right activists and other perceived enemies of the state", and the continued "purges of state employees" have contributed to a sense of insecurity and self-censorship. [Full Article...]

Pakistan Refuses to Become US Scapegoat

Pakistan Refuses to Become US Scapegoat Earlier this month, the US said it would suspend military aid until Pakistan takes decisive action against militants. The Haqqani network, blamed for several deadly attacks against Indian interests in Afghanistan including the 2008 bombing of the Indian mission in Kabul that killed 58 people, has also carried out a number of kidnappings and attacks against USA interests in Afghanistan. [Full Article...]

US House OKs spy bill after Trump sends mixed signals

US House OKs spy bill after Trump sends mixed signals As the law was originally written, the intelligence community can not use Section 702 to target Americans, who are protected by the Fourth Amendment's prohibition on unreasonable searches and seizures. His thoughts echo chose of privacy groups - and go against those of the intelligence community, which considers the programme, called Section 702 after the part of the act that established it, its... [Full Article...]

Rahul should focus more on politics of development - Adityanath

Rahul should focus more on politics of development - Adityanath Another poster shows Rahul as Lord Krishna with a message: "Sangharsh se vijay ke ore chal diye maharathi" (The warrior has begun the journey). The two-day visit of the Congress President has been aimed to strengthen Congress bastion. Adityanath said that had the Congress focused more on development, Amethi would not have languished. He said Congress must focus on positive politics that woul... [Full Article...]

10-year-old wounded in accidental shooting in north Charlotte

10-year-old wounded in accidental shooting in north Charlotte Christina Treadway wanted the world to know about her children's talents. "Iliyah and I have an incredible bond", Treadway posted on Instagram for her daughter's birthday. Christina Treadway worked as a Panthers' gameday employee; her motivation in the killing remains unclear. "But that's going to be a key component of the investigation, and we're no where near ready to speak on that", said Ma... [Full Article...]

Iran rejects any change to nuclear deal

Iran rejects any change to nuclear deal These issues need to be addressed as a matter of urgency and, as United Kingdom foreign minister Boris Johnson said, in parallel with the nuclear deal. He is demanding Iran allow immediate inspections at nuclear sites on request, and that so-called "sunset clauses", which see the restrictions on nuclear development relax after ten years, be removed. [Full Article...]

UKIP Leader's Girlfriend Under Fire for Dissing Prince Harry's Fiancée

UKIP Leader's Girlfriend Under Fire for Dissing Prince Harry's Fiancée In these messages, the 25-year-old said that Miss Markle would "taint" the Royal Family with "her seed" and pave the way for a " black king ". The publication of the alleged messages has sparked uproar within the embattled party, with senior party figures calling for Bolton to resign and " sort himself out ". [Full Article...]

Federal Judge Temporarily Stops DACA Repeal

Federal Judge Temporarily Stops DACA Repeal Federal agencies will shut down unless lawmakers pass a bill financing them by January 19, and legislators are also trying to reach agreement on a budget deal financing government for the rest of this year. To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. Durbin said that in exchange, people from African countries that have benefited from that lottery wo... [Full Article...]


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