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World Media DOJ asks watchdog to probe Trump campaign surveillance claims
Author: 0 DOJ asks watchdog to probe Trump campaign surveillance claims

Trump made the request public on Sunday when he tweeted to his more than 50 million followers that he would submit a formal request for the investigation on Monday. California Democratic Representative Ted Lieu said that Trump's demand could amount to obstruction of justice. The New York Times notes that the matter may be referred to the Inspector General of the Justice Department, which would be a concession to Trump, but avoid provoking a full-blown emergency.

World Media Trump congratulates first female Central Intelligence Agency director Gina Haspel
Author: 0 Trump congratulates first female Central Intelligence Agency director Gina Haspel

She was nominated after former CIA Director, Mike Pompeo , was selected by President Trump to fill the Secretary of State position left open by Rex Tillerson. Haspel has been criticized for her role in a program that detained and interrogated terror suspects at covert sites overseas following 9/11. In 2002, following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States, Haspel was in charge of a covert detention center in Thailand , where the agency conducted interrogations ...

World Media Centre asks WB govt to send another report on panchayat poll violence
Author: 0 Centre asks WB govt to send another report on panchayat poll violence

Due to the violence during the polls on Monday, several candidates reached out to the State Election Commission demanding repolling in their booths . Opposition parties demanded re-polling at over 500 booths following the deaths of at least 14 people in violence during the polls on Monday. Tension erupted in Raiganj in North Dinajpur district where mutilated body of a polling officer Rajkumar Roy was recovered from the rail tack.

World Media Update on Facebook App Investigation and Audit
Author: 0 Update on Facebook App Investigation and Audit

In the case of Cambridge Analytica , which had been contracted to work for Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, Facebook says it had been assured the data the firm had obtained was deleted. Zuckerberg had made its clear that any app that either refused or failed an audit would be banned from Facebook . The apps were apparently suspended after they were classified by the social network as "suspicious" without more specific details provided on the matter.

World Media Pak's top leadership condemns Sharif's remarks on 26/11
Author: 0 Pak's top leadership condemns Sharif's remarks on 26/11

Pakistan's top anti-corruption body, National Accountability Bureau, yesterday ordered a probe against the embattled former prime minister and others after reports of his involvement in the money laundering emerged in the media. He added that Nawaz had not said anything that had not been said before. PM Abbasi went on to say that Pakistan has always maintained that it would not allow anyone to use its soil against any country.

World Media White House declines to condemn McCain remark
Author: 0 White House declines to condemn McCain remark

The White House is now in the midst of another PR crisis following revelations that Kelly Sadler , a special assistant in the White House, reportedly dismissed McCain's criticisms of Central Intelligence Agency nominee Gina Haspel , saying earlier this week that " he's dying, anyway ".

World Media Two Dead as Communal Clashes Erupt in Maharashtra's Aurangabad
Author: 0 Two Dead as Communal Clashes Erupt in Maharashtra's Aurangabad

According to the police, violent clashes continue on the night of Friday and people from both communities have fiercely attacked shops in the affected areas. "The clashes were engineered by certain anti-social elements and we appeal to residents not to believe in rumours doing the rounds on Whatsapp and other social media", said Minister of State for Home Ranjit Patil.

World Media Will This Rain Wash Out Mother's Day?
Author: 0 Will This Rain Wash Out Mother's Day?

This a change from earlier in the week when Saturday looked like the better day. More scattered storms will be possible on Monday as a front remains stalled over northeast Kansas. Overnight lows remain mild in the low to mid 40's with clear skies. Meanwhile in southern Colorado, conditions will stay warm and breezy for Saturday with highs in the 70-80s.

World Media Father of kids killed in Australian massacre speaks out
Author: 0 Father of kids killed in Australian massacre speaks out

The bodies of their mother Katrina Miles , 35, and grandparents Peter and Cynda Miles were also found at the property. "Peter didn't snap. He's thought this through". West Australian Premier Mark McGowan has met with grieving residents of the Margaret River community. Recent US mass shootings to make global headlines include the deaths of 17 people at a Florida high school in February, 58 people on the Las Vegas Strip in October 2017 and 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub in ...

World Media Suspect 'Killed' After Deadly Knife Attack In Paris
Author: 0 Suspect 'Killed' After Deadly Knife Attack In Paris

The Islamic State group claimed the attacker was one of its "soldiers". The media wing of Daesh claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement published online. Arrived at the scene a large force of police, the scene cordoned off. The wounded were transported to a hospital in Paris , according to the police source.

World Media Pakistan hits back, refuses to let accident-accused United States diplomat leave
Author: 0 Pakistan hits back, refuses to let accident-accused United States diplomat leave

The US embassy has also reportedly handed over passport of the diplomat to FIA immigration officials, who are awaiting orders from the top authorities for further action. According to details, a special aircraft arrived at the Nur Khan Airbase here to take the American diplomat home. Relations were further strained when Trump stated publicly that Islamabad has "given us nothing but lies & deceit" in a tweet posted earlier this year.

World Media Manchin has financial edge on Morrisey in US Senate race
Author: 0 Manchin has financial edge on Morrisey in US Senate race

Thomas said President Trump's tweet made that much of a difference. In Indiana , Braun's win sets up one of the nation's marquee Senate races, with Donnelly looking like the Democratic incumbent who could be in the most jeopardy. "You, yourself, also spread fake news against me", he wrote . The Cook Political Report has OH as 'Lean Democrat.' Back in March, I blogged about an Axios poll that showed Brown winning a head-to-head race against Renacci, 50% to 45%.

World Media Severe thunderstorm watch in effect into Thursday evening
Author: 0 Severe thunderstorm watch in effect into Thursday evening

There may be just enough instability and a touch of shear for a few strong to locally severe storms to develop, with brief gusty winds and isolated hail as the primary threat. A south wind of 9 to 14 miles per hour will gust as high as 20 miles per hour. The first line of showers is likely to move by late morning and it looks to hang in the region until about the early afternoon, likely finishing up around 2PM.

World Media Trump threatens to take away credentials of media outlets over negative stories
Author: 0 Trump threatens to take away credentials of media outlets over negative stories

After the President's tweet today, CNN reported that he has repeatedly "mused privately" about revoking credentials. The president appeared to be referencing a study from the right-wing firm the Media Research Group (MRC)-a group with the stated goal of "[exposing] and [neutralizing] the propaganda arm of the Left: the national news media"-that claimed 90 percent (not 91) of coverage of the president at ABC, NBC and CBS was negative.

World Media Bryant scores go-ahead run in 8th, Cubs beat Marlins 4-3
Author: 0 Bryant scores go-ahead run in 8th, Cubs beat Marlins 4-3

The Cubs are scoring an average of 5.03 runs per game, ranking them sixth in the Majors. Follow our Facebook page to get updates on your news feed! Jen-Ho Tseng gave up three runs in two innings of work, not factoring in the decision. "Not the best circumstances for him, but obviously I expect him to be better than that". In fact, the Marlins proved exactly the medicine the Cubs needed after a nausea-inducing weekend in St.

World Media Kentuckian nominated to head Central Intelligence Agency earns praise, faces criticism
Author: 0 Kentuckian nominated to head Central Intelligence Agency earns praise, faces criticism

Haspel, who spent more than 30 years as a covert agent before becoming the CIA's deputy director last year, also faced questions about her involvement in the destruction of 92 videotapes that showed a prisoner being waterboarded . Sen. Mark Warner , D-Va., the ranking Democrat on the Intelligence Committee, is one Democrat who may vote for her, as well as Angus King, I-Maine.

World Media Three US detainees in North Korea freed
Author: 0 Three US detainees in North Korea freed

Today the White House said the President viewed the decision to release the American prisoners as a "positive gesture and a step in the right direction". "You should make care that they do not make the same mistakes again", the North Korean official was quoted as saying. The three men had been sentenced to years of hard labor.

World Media Punjab Police to review security of 'govt VIPs' after Ahsan Iqbal Attack
Author: 0 Punjab Police to review security of 'govt VIPs' after Ahsan Iqbal Attack

Meanwhile, lawmakers in the Senate unequivocally and unanimously condemned the bloody repression of citizens in Indian occupied Kashmir (IOK) by Indian security forces and called upon the global community to end its silence and deliberate negligence of the systematic repression of Kashmiris at the hands of the Indian government.

World Media High Court has kicked Labor senator Katy Gallagher, 48, out of parliament
Author: 0 High Court has kicked Labor senator Katy Gallagher, 48, out of parliament

The fifth MP, Rebekha Sharkie , is part of minor party Centre Alliance. The decision on Wednesday appeared to leave no room for those MPs to argue they were eligible under Section 44 , with the court saying the case turned "upon "one issue" - whether Ms Gallagher was "irremediably prevented by foreign law" from renouncing her dual citizenship".

World Media 5 police, inmate dead in Indonesia prison riot; hostage held
Author: 0 5 police, inmate dead in Indonesia prison riot; hostage held

A group of mobile brigade policemen patrols near the Mobile Police Brigade (Brimob) headquarters in Depok , south of Jakarta, Indonesia, May 9, 2018. Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security affairs Wiranto said the operation to take over prison blocks controlled by the militants ended at 07:15 a.m.

World Media Tribal groups, Afghan officials collaborating to rescue Indian engineers
Author: 0 Tribal groups, Afghan officials collaborating to rescue Indian engineers

Nemati was quoted as saying that Afghan authorities spoke with Taliban via local people and the terror group said it had mistakenly abducted the staff members believing that they were government employees. None of the terrorist groups operating in the country, has not yet claimed responsibility for the explosion . Basir Bina, spokesman for the provincial police, said people were gathered after afternoon prayers in the mosque, which was also being used as a voter registration centre for ...

World Media George Zimmerman Charged With Stalking Investigator Working on Trayvon Martin Documentary
Author: 0 George Zimmerman Charged With Stalking Investigator Working on Trayvon Martin Documentary

As CrimeOnline reported late previous year, Zimmerman accused executive producer Michael Gasparro of going to his parents and uncle's homes in Florida in hopes of catching them on camera. Here's the bottom line: Zimmerman received a summons on May 3 and will be arraigned at the end of the month. Zimmerman's stream of profanity continued to flow as Seiple told Zimmerman she was calling about Warren's report of unwanted communication.

World Media May-hem! Revellers dress as JIMMY SAVILE as Bank Holiday
Author: 0 May-hem! Revellers dress as JIMMY SAVILE as Bank Holiday

The holiday was introduced in 1978, and since then the average temperature for London has been 18C, peaking at 23.6C in 1999. Scotland wasn't the only part of the United Kingdom to benefit from blue skies, with temperatures reaching 20.8C in Katesbridge, Northern Ireland, 23.6C at Powys in Wales and 25.6C in London.

World Media YouTuber Makes 'Avengers: Infinity War' Hulkbuster Replica Through eBay
Author: 0 YouTuber Makes 'Avengers: Infinity War' Hulkbuster Replica Through eBay

With a domestic opening weekend haul of $257.7 million last time around, Avengers: Infinity War was always going to have a massive second weekend, and it didn't disappoint. According to Deadline , this tape Anthony and Joe Russo took just 11 days, despite the fact that she was not shown in China - one of the largest film markets in the world.

World Media Surgeons dismiss Trump's London knife crime claims as 'ridiculous'
Author: 0 Surgeons dismiss Trump's London knife crime claims as 'ridiculous'

In the speech in Dallas, Texas, Mr Trump referred to reading a story "that in London , which has unbelievably tough gun laws, a once very prestigious hospital right in the middle is like a war zone for frightful stabbing wounds". London Mayor Sadiq Khan's office declined to comment to CNN following Trump's remarks. At least 38 people in London have lost their lives to knife crime so far this year as the city saw a spike in stabbings, according to Scotland Yard.

World Media Cambridge Analytica to shut down after massive scandal
Author: 0 Cambridge Analytica to shut down after massive scandal

Other Emerdata directors include people associated with Cambridge Analytica. Cambridge Analytica, a data-mining firm embroiled in a scandal over its work for U.S. The company added that certain US affiliates, including the New York-based division hired in 2016 by then-candidate Donald Trump's campaign team, would be shutting down as well.

World Media State joins lawsuit challenging DACA program
Author: 0 State joins lawsuit challenging DACA program

When President Obama sought to grant lawful presence to more than four million unlawfully present aliens, Texas Attorney General Paxton led a multi-state coalition, including SC, all the way to the U.S. Seven states including Texas are suing the federal government over the DACA program. Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said he is fighting DACA because it goes against the rule of law .

World Media Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize by House Republicans
Author: 0 Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize by House Republicans

There's a strong precedent for giving the prize to leaders who have worked on nuclear disarmament or peace deals. Much of the race has been about the candidates trying to prove how much they're like Trump. All of that makes the suggestion that Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize completely absurd. During a re-election rally in MI on Saturday, the crowd broke out into a chant of "Nobel, Nobel" while Trump was discussing his efforts in North Korea .

World Media NJ High School's Mystery Pooper Found-and It's the Superintendent
Author: 0 NJ High School's Mystery Pooper Found-and It's the Superintendent

The mystery of a public pooper has been solved after police arrested a U.S. school boss. Surveillance cameras caught Tramaglini in the act, police said, and he was charged Monday. Tramaglini requested paid leave from the Kenilworth district, which was granted, according to a post by the district. Director of Academics Brian Luciani will take over in Tramaglini's absence.

World Media British interior minister Rudd resigns after immigration scandal
Author: 0 British interior minister Rudd resigns after immigration scandal

Javid said the interior ministry is investigating about 2,500 cases and has resolved about 100 cases. "I will do whatever it takes to put it right". Born in Rochdale and raised in Bristol, Mr Javid attended a local state school before he went on to read Economics and Politics at Exeter University.

World Media President Trump slams leaked questions in Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 President Trump slams leaked questions in Russian Federation probe

It's the latest shakeup for the legal team grappling with unresolved questions on how to protect the president from legal and political jeopardy. President Donald Trump said Wednesday he was considering using his executive power to "get involved" in a document dispute between the Department of Justice and congressional Republicans that's tied to federal investigations into his campaign's ties to Russian Federation.

World Media Texas woman convicted of leaving toddlers in hot vehicle where they died
Author: 0 Texas woman convicted of leaving toddlers in hot vehicle where they died

They gave her the maximum for each child's death. "Pursuant to Texas law, the sentences will run concurrently", said Assistant District Attorney Jeff Swain. that day. However, an investigation found Randolph "created several variations of the events" and was arrested the next month. The Tarrant County medical examiner's officer determined they died from exogenous hyperthermia - elevated body temperatures from an external source.

World Media US President Trump sued for defamation by adult film star Stormy Daniels
Author: 0 US President Trump sued for defamation by adult film star Stormy Daniels

In accusing Trump of defamation, Daniels said the president knew his April 18 tweet was false or made it with reckless disregard for its truth, and falsely accused her of making up the assailant. "We look forward to quickly proceeding to discovery and deposing the president", Daniels's attorney Michael Avenatti told Newsweek shortly after the suit was filed, adding he believed it was highly unlikely a judge would dismiss such a "rock solid" case.

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