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World Media Ex-FBI director Comey grilled again in US Congress
Author: 0 Ex-FBI director Comey grilled again in US Congress

Fittingly, a GOP member of the committee spoke to the media afterwards about how Comey wouldn't answer questions, at the direction of legal counsel. Comey smiled as he walked past reporters towards a closed-door House meeting, telling them "maybe later" he would answer questions.

World Media MPs find ministers in contempt of Parliament
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Tory MPs Peter Bone and Philip Hollobone backed the contempt motion , along with nine MPs from the DUP - who are supposed to be Mrs May's parliamentary allies. The debate will be held after an intervention by House of Commons Speaker John Bercow. "It's a historic first for government ministers to be found in contempt", Labour's Brexit spokesman Kier Starmer told the BBC.

World Media W. Bush, the 41st United States president, dies
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In 1971, Bush had recently lost a bid for election to the Senate, and was serving as President Richard Nixon's ambassador to the United Nations, a role he filled until 1973. Former President George H.W. Bush has died at the age of 94 . Over 6,000 people attended Mrs Bush's funeral. George Snr was the patriarch of one of America's most formidable political dynasties.

World Media United Kingdom premier to raise Khashoggi killing with bin Salman
Author: 0 United Kingdom premier to raise Khashoggi killing with bin Salman

Khashoggi's killing has put mounting pressure on Riyadh and Prince Mohammed , who Turkish officials - and reportedly the Central Intelligence Agency - have concluded was behind the critic's death. In private, however, the Washington Post columnist didn't hold back and reprimanded the Saudi prince , CNN reported . He was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on 2 October.

World Media No one arrested in border clash is prosecuted — APNewsBreak
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The Border Patrol office in San Diego said via Twitter that pedestrian crossings have been suspended at the San Ysidro port of entry at both the East and West facilities. "I'm not going to break public services to solve this problem", Gastélum told Fox News . More than 4,700 migrants are living in tents and under blankets either directly in the shelter or in the surrounding blocks, reported the San Diego Union-Tribune .

World Media Ukraine bans Russian men from entering country amid invasion fears
Author: 0 Ukraine bans Russian men from entering country amid invasion fears

The president enacted martial law for some provinces for a limited period after parliamentary support. "Putin wants the old Russian empire back", he said . That followed a warning from Poroshenko that Ukrainian intelligence services had ascertained Russian Federation was amassing tanks and ships across the border and there was a "threat of full-scale war".

World Media US, China Exploring Deal to Delay More Tariffs, Start Talks
Author: 0 US, China Exploring Deal to Delay More Tariffs, Start Talks

The crown prince chatted with US President Donald Trump during the formalities, and had meetings with Narendra Modi , prime minister of India, where a number of commercial initiatives between the two countries were discussed. Trump, whose economic record is likely to be a key factor in his race for re-election in 2020, lashed out at General Motors (GE) after the company's recent announcement of USA layoffs and plant closures and threatened additional tariffs .

World Media Canada sanctions 17 Saudi nationals over Khashoggi killing
Author: 0 Canada sanctions 17 Saudi nationals over Khashoggi killing

The vote to advance the resolution is a blow to the President Donald Trump and his administration, who have been ardent supporters of the Saudis in the proxy war against Iran. "We have 17 individuals that have been sanctioned already". Several senators complained about the absence of CIA Director Gina Haspel from the closed-door session.

World Media Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying about a Russia Trump Tower deal
Author: 0 Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying about a Russia Trump Tower deal

US President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen leaves the US Courthouse in NY on April 26, 2018. "He's a weak person and not a very smart person", Mr Trump told reporters of Mr Cohen. In August, Cohen pleaded guilty to five counts of tax evasion, one count of making false statements to a financial institution, one count of willfully causing an unlawful corporate contribution, and one count of making an excessive campaign contribution.

World Media Australia's largest steer towers over herd at over 6ft tall
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Since he is no longer being sent to slaughter, Knickers has found a way to be useful around the farm helping to lead and coach other cattle. Knickers has more going for him than just internet fame. Shockingly, Knickers, a member of the dairy breed Holstein-Friesian, is not the biggest steer in the world. As it turns out, Knickers is no cash cow.

World Media MS senator banking on boost from Trump rallies
Author: 0 MS senator banking on boost from Trump rallies

The comment prompted outrage in a Deep South state scarred by a history of lynchings, and boosted support for Mike Espy, her Democratic challenger. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (L) with US President Donald Trump at Landers Center in Southaven, Mississippi , on October 2, 2018.

World Media Trump accuses Mueller of 'ruining lives'
Author: 0 Trump accuses Mueller of 'ruining lives'

Cevallos said the special counsel likely had evidence to prove Manafort - or possibly even the president - lied to investigators. Moments later, he continued his Twitter assault on the federal prosecutor. The charges were connected to his work in Ukraine for a Kremlin-connected politician. The judge in DC District Court who received the update Monday night has not yet weighed in, and a sentencing for Manafort's guilty plea has not yet been scheduled.

World Media Man shoots woman to death in Ocala Walmart, still at large
Author: 0 Man shoots woman to death in Ocala Walmart, still at large

The shooter and woman knew each other, and had been in a physical dispute near the Walmart garden section, police said. A SWAT team surrounded a home a few miles (kilometers) away a short time later and evacuated neighbors before Johnson was found inside with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to authorities.

World Media Comey to Fight Subpoena from House Republicans
Author: 0 Comey to Fight Subpoena from House Republicans

Got a subpoena from House Republicans". Comey, who was sacked by Trump , tweeted of House Republicans: "I've seen enough of their selective leaking and distortion". The two are to testify in early December, according to Politico, before Democrats take control over the House. "Let's have a hearing and invite everyone to see".

World Media Trump says doesn't want to hear 'suffering' Khashoggi tape
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While the Trump administration on Thursday imposed sanctions on 17 Saudis for their role in Khashoggi's killing, many lawmakers think the United States should take a tougher stance, and the CIA's findings are likely to embolden that view. -Saudi alliance. Trump has called the killing a botched operation that was carried out very poorly and has said "the coverup was one of the worst coverups in the history of coverups".

World Media White House vows to yank CNN access again
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CNN challenged the press pass revocation in court, arguing it violated Acosta's First Amendment right to free speech, as well as the due process clause of the Constitution providing fair treatment through judicial and administrative process.

World Media Killed, 47 Injured in France Gas Protests
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An investigation into the death was opened. She accidentally struck and killed a woman in her 60s, the interior ministry said . "I really want people not to let themselves become submerged by anger", Alexandrine Mazet told RTL radio. A "carbon trajectory" calls for continued increases. The tax on gasoline is to increase 4 euro cents. Many drivers see this as emblematic of a presidency they view as disconnected from day-to-day economic difficulties and serving the rich.

World Media Trump says he has written answers to Russia probe questions
Author: 0 Trump says he has written answers to Russia probe questions

On Friday, the President said he was done with his answers , though they have yet to be submitted. The president told reporters on Friday that he wrote the answers, not his lawyers, and that he did so "very easily". He also suggested that Mueller's team don't care "how many lives they can ruin". Trump also told reporters Saturday that a sit-down interview with investigators hadn't been discussed.

World Media Rain & Snow Forecasted for Area
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This snow should taper off to an end later this afternoon. Skies clear tonight and temperatures will plummet to 17°, not a record low (11°) but frigid enough. Wednesday will be another December-like day with sunshine and increasing high clouds in the afternoon. "We are expecting this to bring some early winter weather with heavy snow and very cold winds in the north and a risk of wintry showers even across southern Britain.

World Media House Dems Holding Conference Call on Sessions Ousting
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Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) reiterated what his fellow senator said about Whitaker in his own statement. He said he was speaking only for himself and he hoped Republicans might join as plaintiffs if a lawsuit goes forward. Protesters gathered Thursday in cities from NY to California in a warning to the White House not to derail Robert Mueller's probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election.

World Media Trump insults reporters, claims Acosta video wasn't altered
Author: 0 Trump insults reporters, claims Acosta video wasn't altered

If that sounded like something Sanders might say to her child, you're probably right. She then cited CNN's Suzanne Malveaux following a group of women who yelled at outgoing Arizona Sen. But in effect, the White House is trying to veto Acosta. "Knowingly sharing manipulated images is equally problematic, particularly when the person sharing them is a representative of our country's highest office with vast influence over public opinion".

World Media Recount Likely in Florida Governor Race
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But the vote gap between them has only narrowed since then, as the state's largest counties have continued to tally ballots that were mailed in or cast on a provisional basis on Election Day. "It has become clear there are many more uncounted ballots than was originally reported", she said in a statement . "At the end of this process, we believe Sen".

World Media Brett Kavanaugh to be denied inaugural walk down supreme court steps
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I read the transcript of the call to your Committee ... One person interviewed who claimed to know Ford said she did drugs on occasion, but she did not specify what kind of drugs. "Such acts are not only unfair; they are potentially illegal", Grassley stressed. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., accusing Brett Kavanaugh of raping her now admits she engaged in a "ploy" against the then-Supreme Court nominee.

World Media 3 children killed, 1 critically injured after being hit at bus stop
Author: 0 3 children killed, 1 critically injured after being hit at bus stop

Officers who were investigating the crash did not speculate on what they believe was the cause, at least publicly. A fourth child was critically injured and airlifted to a hospital. "There's plenty of room for the school bus to pull in and pick up these kids". The children's names have not been released. The family of the dead children was left devastated by the loss.

World Media Hillary Clinton Says of African-Americans, 'They All Look Alike'
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton Says of African-Americans, 'They All Look Alike'

But she and her husband, former President Bill Clinton , announced earlier this month that they are going to embark on a 13-city tour across the United States and Canada beginning later this year and continuing until May 2019. "I know they all look alike", Clinton said nearly instinctively, perhaps making the viewer think the footage may have been doctored because, of course, what former Democratic presidential nominee who was overwhelmingly supported by Black voters would ever say such a ...

World Media CBI Director Alok Verma challenges ouster in SC
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Both the parties interestingly thought that the SC order vindicated their standpoints on the war within the CBI. In a dramatic midnight action, the government on Tuesday divested CBI chief Verma of his charge and made Joint Director M. Gandhi, who led the almost one-kilometre protest march of hundreds of Congress workers from Dala Singh College to the CBI headquarters in the national capital, also tweeted pictures of the protest march and him sitting at the Lodhi Road police station and ...

World Media Israeli jets carry out airstrikes on Gaza
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UN-OCHA's data also indicates that most of the 22,897 Palestinians injured during the protests were wounded by live ammunition shot by Israeli forces. The top IDF spokesperson earlier blamed Iran and Syria for the Islamic Jihad rocket attacks. "Violence will not build futures for anyone", he said on Twitter.

World Media Andrew Gillum got 'Hamilton' tickets from undercover FBI agent, records show
Author: 0 Andrew Gillum got 'Hamilton' tickets from undercover FBI agent, records show

Some of the documents appear to contradict Gillum's assertion that he paid for all expenses related to two trips to Costa Rica and New York City. "Because you won't answer the question", DeSantis fired back, later asking, "But question is, did you pay for the " Hamilton " ticket or did the undercover Federal Bureau of Investigation agent pay for the " Hamilton " ticket?" Undercover FBI agents were the ones who gave Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum a ticket to the Broadway show " ...

World Media CBI vs CBI: Supreme Court to hear Alok Verma’s plea on Friday
Author: 0 CBI vs CBI: Supreme Court to hear Alok Verma’s plea on Friday

The Congress also dubbed the action as "last nail" in the independence of the CBI. But Jaitley dismissed as "rubbish" the allegation of a Rafale link. According to an ANI report, seven of the 13 transferred officials were on the same team that was investigating Asthana's case. Nageshwar Rao, a 1986 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of the Odisha cadre, has been serving as Joint Director in the investigating agency since he joined the CBI in 2016.

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