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World Comey: I could 'be a witness' against McCabe
Author: 0 Comey: I could 'be a witness' against McCabe

The referral to the D.C. U.S. Attorney's Office occurred some time ago, after the inspector general concluded McCabe had lied to investigators or his own boss, then-FBI Director James Comey, on four occasions, three of them under oath. The article was a detailed account of internal strife within the top ranks of the DOJ about how to proceed after FBI agents investigating Anthony Weiner, the former NY congressman, discovered 650,000 emails on his laptop that could have been sent to or received ...

World Prince's doctor fined for illegal prescription
Author: 0 Prince's doctor fined for illegal prescription

The music icon died on Thursday 21st April 2016 at his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota at the age of 57. According to The New York Times , Prince was dealing with an opioid addiction - even hiding these narcotic painkillers in bottles of aspirin and other over-the-counter drug containers.

World Trump criticizes California governor on troops at border
Author: 0 Trump criticizes California governor on troops at border

At this time, California is the only border state that has expressed any desire to limit federal troops' duties. Last Week, Brown became the fourth to accept National Guard troops - but was very specific about not wanting them to patrol communities and enforce federal immigration law.

World China urges United States to treat Chinese companies lawfully, fairly
Author: 0 China urges United States to treat Chinese companies lawfully, fairly

The ban could prove devastating to ZTE since U.S. companies supply up to 30pc of components used in ZTE equipment that features in smartphones and broadband modems. "Adding in new equipment and services from another Chinese supplier would render our existing mitigations ineffective", FT reported . Warning that protecting a network from a malicious equipment depends on using other vendors that are not as risky, the NCSC said the risk of both Huawei and ZTE was too much.

World White House Boots Pence Adviser Who Once Ran Attack Ads Against Trump
Author: 0 White House Boots Pence Adviser Who Once Ran Attack Ads Against Trump

Vice President Mike Pence said over the weekend he is "very hopeful" the U.S.is close to a renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement. Pence phoned Trump and cleared up the tension, the official said. Pence said the administration is "absolutely" sure the Assad regime carried out the chemical attack. The U.S., Canada and their allies have largely dismissed Damascus's denials, but have not said how they know that the Syrian government was responsible.

World Troubled bigtime? Rauner says Missouri gov should quit over sex allegations
Author: 0 Troubled bigtime? Rauner says Missouri gov should quit over sex allegations

A report released by a legislative committee investigating Greitens detailed testimony from a woman who said Greitens slapped, grabbed, shoved and threatened her during unwanted sexual encounters. But the testimony revealed in the state legislative report has spurred leading Republicans not to wait until the outcome of that trial to urge Greitens to step down.

World The challenge of regulating Facebook
Author: 0 The challenge of regulating Facebook

Some of the concerns that were repeatedly raised by the questions senators posed were surrounding data privacy and what Facebook itself was doing with data, targeted advertising and, of course, about the infamous Cambridge Analytica data breach , how it could have been avoided and what actions Facebook took before and after it became aware of the breach .

World Pa. man accused of sexually assaulting girl, 5, while bathing her
Author: 0 Pa. man accused of sexually assaulting girl, 5, while bathing her

Blanchester police were called to 308 E. Fancy St. on a report of a fight. Investigators in London contacted their Halton Region counterparts, leading to the arrest of a 43-year-old Burlington man Tuesday night. Williams has been charged with 2 counts of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault and 3 counts of Criminal Sexual Assault. Police Chief Scott Reinbolt said a Clinton County Sheriff's deputy responded to assist, and BPD Ptl.

Author: 0 Buffon upbeat despite potential Champions League farewell

The Spaniard also said he would have no fear about meeting Barcelona in a "Clasico" final in Kiev on May 26. However, after a harsh criticism of Bale, Valdano showered only praise for Portuguese starlet Cristiano Ronaldo , the 62-year-old stated, "Ronaldo looked great physically though and was playing for the whole attack, he is clearly in a moment of great confidence".

World Arizona teachers near walk out over pay, funding
Author: 0 Arizona teachers near walk out over pay, funding

Shortly before the April 2 walkout, Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill that provided $50 million in funding for schools, increased teachers' salaries and gave pay raises to support staff. The protests in Oklahoma come about a month after West Virginia teachers won a huge victory, forcing their state's House of Delegates and Senate to unanimously approve a bill awarding all state employees, including teachers and school staff, a 5 percent pay increase.

World Syria attack will be met forcefully
Author: 0 Syria attack will be met forcefully

USA officials are assessing whether Syrian President Bashar Assad's government was behind Saturday's suspected chemical weapons attack on rebel-held Douma , east of Damascus. Fielding questions at the White House, Trump press secretary Sarah Sanders said it would be "outrageous" to say that Trump's recent announcement that he intends to remove all USA forces from Syria in the coming months had emboldened Assad.

Author: 0 Israeli Sniper Targets, Kills Journalist in "PRESS" Vest

The Israeli group B'Tselem, in a rare appeal, urged Israeli soldiers to refuse such orders. A White House envoy urged Palestinians to stay away from the fence. Speaking at U.N. headquarters in New York, Palestinian U.N. Ambassador Riyad Mansour put the death toll for Friday's protest at nine; the discrepancy between that figure and the death toll provided by the Gaza Health Ministry could not immediately be explained.

World Details Emerge in Trump Tower Fire that Left One Dead, Six Injured
Author: 0 Details Emerge in Trump Tower Fire that Left One Dead, Six Injured

Very confined (well built building). Donald Trump (seen in 2005 showing Trump World Tower) once battled an NYC bill that suggested requiring all residential buildings to install sprinklers. "We had many floors to search, and stairways, and right now the only civilian injury is to the occupant of that apartment". Nigro said that despite a "considerable amount of smoke" spreading throughout the building, the structure had "stood up quite well".

World U.S. confirms NK willingness to discuss denuclearization
Author: 0 U.S. confirms NK willingness to discuss denuclearization

China, North Korea's only major ally and main economic lifeline, has been calling for a "dual suspension" of North Korean nuclear and missile activities in return for the United States and South Korea suspending their large-scale military exercises.

World Bus Bound For Masters Overturns On Highway; Driver Charged With DUI
Author: 0 Bus Bound For Masters Overturns On Highway; Driver Charged With DUI

He "ran off the right side of the road, and the driver then overcorrected to the left, causing the bus to turn over in the median", the state patrol said. Time to lock this alchy bus driver up for life. "It was bad to begin with, but it could have been a lot worse, we could be talking about multiple fatalities in this incident", Wright said.

World PM Abbasi reaches Kabul for day-long visit
Author: 0 PM Abbasi reaches Kabul for day-long visit

The Prime Minister will also meet senior Afghan political leaders during the visit. Accusations that Islamabad's powerful military and intelligence services have considerable influence over the Taliban make it unlikely that Afghanistan will have much success in pushing for Pakistan to boost security and counter-terrorism operations along their shared border.

World Park Geun-hye handed 24-year sentence
Author: 0 Park Geun-hye handed 24-year sentence

Although there is a live broadcast on today's trial, she would not be able to know the verdict until tonight as live broadcasts are prohibited in prison. Park has previously maintained her innocence. Millions of South Koreans took to the streets previous year demanding the end of Park's government, and they succeeded in having her impeached .

World Judge orders arrest of ex-Brazilian President
Author: 0 Judge orders arrest of ex-Brazilian President

Left-wing sympathizers, remembering Lula's achievement in lifting tens of millions out of poverty during his 2003-2011 years in office, see a plot created to prevent him becoming president again. The appeal would nearly certainly be quickly rejected and Lula, once one of the world's most popular politicians, would be ordered to start his sentence immediately.

World Air Force Thunderbirds pilot killed; 3rd U.S. military crash in 2 days
Author: 0 Air Force Thunderbirds pilot killed; 3rd U.S. military crash in 2 days

The Thunderbirds , who serve as ambassadors and recruiters for the Air Force , canceled an appearance at an upcoming exposition in Southern California. When a military jet crashed over central Nevada during an exercise Wednesday morning, its pilot was killed, according to CNN . "Our thoughts and prayers are with our Thunderbirds team", said Col.

World Woman called 'worst DUI offender' caught: 6 DUIs in 6 states
Author: 0 Woman called 'worst DUI offender' caught: 6 DUIs in 6 states

Police also found a bottle of Crown Royal in the passenger seat. Officers in Riverside said she tried to fill her vehicle with kerosene instead of gasoline. In one incident, she was with her children in the auto when she lost control and slammed into the median multiple times before her tire blew and the bare rim forced her to stop five miles later.

World Four Marines Killed In Helicopter Crash In El Centro
Author: 0 Four Marines Killed In Helicopter Crash In El Centro

The Marines have not been identified yet, pending notification of next of kin. Officials didn't reveal the cause of the crash but they say that during the routine mission it happen. The latter two incidents were the latest in a string of US military aircraft mishaps on Okinawa, which hosts the bulk of USA military facilities in Japan.

World China to hit US soybeans, cars, planes with retaliatory tariffs
Author: 0 China to hit US soybeans, cars, planes with retaliatory tariffs

Aircraft and soybeans were China's biggest USA imports by value past year. "That is not viable", Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen told media briefing here today when asked about Trump's demand. But some critics warned that Americans will end up being hurt. David Podruzny, vice-president business and economics at the association, said the impact will take awhile because most of the production is under contract.

World Massachusetts Attorney General Files Lawsuit on Addition of Citizenship Question to Census
Author: 0 Massachusetts Attorney General Files Lawsuit on Addition of Citizenship Question to Census

It would be the first time in 70 years that the government uses the form sent to every household to ask people to specify whether they are USA citizens. "The prospect of someone saying 'I'm from the Trump administration, ' and asking for citizenship status will invoke fear", he said. "President Trump's decision puts our wonderful city of immigrants in jeopardy and threatens federal funding for infrastructure, health care and public safety in NY", said Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Author: 0 Prince Philip in hospital for surgery

George's Chapel , where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will Wednesday on May 19, with a courtier explaining: "The Duke of Edinburgh has an issue with his hip which is affecting his mobility". The 96-year-old, who retired from full-time royal duties last year, did not attend the traditional Easter service at Windsor Castle on Sunday and his absence has been linked to the hip problem.