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World News No. 3 Official at Justice Department to Resign
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She will reportedly be leaving after serving nine months at the department for a general counsel job in the private sector. As associate attorney general, Brand, 44, was in line to oversee Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Russia's role in the 2016 election if Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein stepped down or was sacked.

World News California lawmaker and #MeToo advocate accused of sexual misconduct
Author: 0 California lawmaker and #MeToo advocate accused of sexual misconduct

And while I do not know about the payback situation firsthand, the allegations against him are so preposterous as sexual harassment, as a 20-year Human Resource Director, I may have had a hard time taking those seriously. "It seems that there is an unwillingness to throw a MeToo advocate and political ally under the bus, even if she has used the movement as cover for her own sexual misconduct", said Reade.

World News Teen Who Live-Streamed Fatal DUI Crash Gets 6 Years in Prison
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Authorities say she overcorrected, causing the vehicle to swerve and overturn. Obdulia told CBS affiliate KGPE from jail in August that the July incident wasn't the the first time she had livestreamed while driving. NSFW Video: Obdulia Sanchez livestreams fatal auto crash kills her sister, "I don't care". Between time that Sanchez has already served, if she exhibits good behavior she could be released as early as September 2020.

World News Egypt Announces Major Military Operation against Terrorists
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In statement No. 2 on the comprehensive anti-terrorism operation, the spokesperson confirmed, "The Air Force is targeting hotbeds and dens of terrorist elements in the north and central Sinai", aired at 11:50 am Cairo local time. "Great people of Egypt, in a continuation of law enforcement forces' efforts, elements of our air forces targeted some of the pits, hideouts, and ammunition and weapons warehouses used by terrorist elements as a base to target the law enforcement forces and civilian ...

World News One officer dead, two others shot while serving warrant near Atlanta
Author: 0 One officer dead, two others shot while serving warrant near Atlanta

He said officers had no motivation to accept when they arrived that the suspect would be savage, however it ended up noticeably clear that he wouldn't run with them readily. The officer who is in fair condition was struck in his vest. Two of the officers were taken from the scene to a hospital by helicopter, while the third was taken to a hospital by ambulance.

World News Killed, Scores Injured in Twin Bombing at Libya Mosque
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Twin auto bomb attacks hit a mosque in Benghazi's Salmani district two week ago as the worshipers exited the mosque after the night prayer, killing 34 people and injuring more than 100 others, mostly civilians. The LNA was battling extremists, including some linked to ISIS and al Qaeda, as well as other opponents until late past year in the Mediterranean port city.

World News Reuters says Myanmar held journalists for probing Rohingya massacre
Author: 0 Reuters says Myanmar held journalists for probing Rohingya massacre

Soon afterwards, all 10 lay dead. "The Reuters investigation of the Inn Din massacre was what prompted Myanmar police authorities to arrest two of the news agency's reporters", the report said . "If they have a place to live, if they have food to eat, they can carry out more attacks", one of the local policeman who took part in the operation said.

World News Trump on Ex-Aide Accused of Abuse: 'We Wish Him Well'
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Kelly - who first learned of the domestic violence allegations against Porter months ago - issued a glowing statement of support for Porter's personal character after the allegations first surfaced publicly Tuesday and privately urged him to remain on the job until the next day when his resignation was announced.

World News Celtics sign Monroe in lone move at trade deadline
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With that loss, the Celtics are now just one game ahead of the Raptors for the top seed in the Eastern Conference . Instead, the Celtics came out and laid an absolute dud. The Wizards recovered to lead as late as the 55.3 second mark of regulation, before Irving tied the game at 98-98 with 9.8 seconds remaining on three shots from the line.

World News Trump signs new budget deal, officially ending government shutdown
Author: 0 Trump signs new budget deal, officially ending government shutdown

He demanded that GOP leaders allow a 15-minute vote on an amendment he crafted to maintain current spending ceilings, but the Republican leadership did not seem inclined to give him that vote. Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., negotiated the package with McConnell, with input from Pelosi and Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis. "Once we get this budget agreement done - and we will get this done for no matter how long it takes for us to stay here - we will focus on bringing that debate to ...

World News Marco Rubio Defends Democratic Colleague Over Misleading Fox News Report
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Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) on Thursday night quickly dismissed a Fox News report revealing Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner's (D-VA) efforts to contact the author of the so-called Trump dossier past year. Warner disclosed the texts "four months ago", that would have been several months after Warner exchanged the texts. Trump and Republicans in the House have been working in recent months to discredit the Russian Federation investigations in both branches of Congress ...

World News Pa. Lawmakers Won't Meet Deadline To Vote On Congressional Map
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The first algorithm used traditional districting criteria only: population equality; contiguity; compactness; absence of splits within municipalities, unless necessary; and absence of splits within counties, unless necessary. A partisan gerrymandering case is now before the US Supreme Court, said Chris Ellis, Bucknell University associate professor of political science.

World News Rand Paul Causes Brief Government Shutdown
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The House passed the bill Thursday along partisan lines after hours of debate during which Democrats decried the measure as another way of diverting money from the state's public schools. "I think we got a way forward that seems to be fair to everybody", Graham said. Enough Democrats -73 of them - voted "yes" to offset the 67 Republican defections on the bill to get it over the finish line.

World News Death toll in Syria's Ghouta rises to 80 - NGO
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As many as 500 attackers began what a US military official says appears to be a co-ordinated assault on Syrian opposition forces accompanied by USA advisers in Deir el-Zour Province. The official state news agency SANA reported on Thursday that the overnight attack hit tribal fighters in Khusham, a town in the oil-rich Deir el-Zour province.

World News White House Aide Porter Out After Domestic Abuse Accusations
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The White House faced backlash after several officials praised Porter following the news. " Rob Porter is a man of true integrity and honor and I can't say enough good things about him", Kelly said. "During his time at the White House, Rob received no waivers and no special treatment". She said she filed a protective order against him in June 2010 after he allegedly punched the glass of the door at their Alexandria, Virginia, home.

World News East Ghouta 'drowning in blood' after third day of bombing
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Two media activists who spoke to CNN from the nearby town of Kafranbil said they were told that the chlorine attack in Saraqeb had been launched from Syrian helicopters. Bennett was responding to a question whether an attack on Iran was imminent. The statement did not say whether the incident caused casualties. The International Committee of the Red Cross in Syria expressed distress at the deteriorating security and humanitarian conditions in the area.

World News New poll shows support for Trump at a new high
Author: 0 New poll shows support for Trump at a new high

But voters aren't buying it: 55 percent say the bureau is not biased against Trump, while 33 percent say it is. And for the first time, voters say Trump, rather than former President Barack Obama, is primarily responsible for the state of the economy, 48% for Trump vs.

World News Syria confirms US airstrike, reports casualties
Author: 0 Syria confirms US airstrike, reports casualties

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) is probing the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria after reports claimed they were deployed in recent attacks by Damascus, AFP reported on Wednesday . Moayad al-Hafi, a rescue worker, said his team was hit in a double-tap strike as they were pulling bodies out in Jisreen, which is near Erbin. "The Syrian government renews its call to dissolve this illegitimate coalition", it said.

World News Aly Raisman: Coach heard Olympic team had pedophile, said nothing
Author: 0 Aly Raisman: Coach heard Olympic team had pedophile, said nothing

Raisman , who is Jewish, said this Thursday in an interview with CNN . Neither Geddert nor his attorney, Cameron Getto, could immediately be reached to comment. He's serving a 60-year federal prison sentence for child pornography. Earlier this week, the Eaton County Sheriff's Office in MI said Geddert was facing a criminal investigation over allegations of physical abuse.

World News US Gov't Shuts Down Again as Congress Misses Deadline
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He didn't get it. The short-term spending and long-term budget package is expected to receive broad support in the Senate. The bill contains $165bn of additional defence spending and $131bn in domestic spending, including funding for healthcare, infrastructure and tackling the USA opioid crisis, reports Reuters news agency.

World News North Korea: No plan to meet U.S. officials during Olympics
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The parade is being held to mark the day Kim's grandfather, Kim Il Sung, formed the Korean People's Army, and came as celebrations started in the South for the Games in the resort city of Pyeongchang. North Korean parades are often used by intelligence analysts to analyse the weapons technology the country has, however as this parade is closely guarded , it seems the experts won't get a glimpse this time round.

World News Modi to be first Indian PM to visit Palestine
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The Indian leader is also visiting the United Arab Emirates and Oman as part of a four-day trip to the region. We enjoy vibrant multi-dimensional ties with the countries here. From Abu Dhabi, Modi will proceed to Dubai where he will deliver the keynote address at the Sixth World Government Summit, where India is the guest of honour.

World News Pence won't rule out DPRK meeting at Winter Olympics
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Vice President Mike Pence isn't ruling out a meeting with North Korean officials as he prepares to attend the Winter Olympics in South Korea . Pence did not rule out the possibility of meeting with the North Korean delegation during his South Korea trip.

World News Philippines says helicopters from Canada 'not for attack'
Author: 0 Philippines says helicopters from Canada 'not for attack'

The Philippine government can consider other sellers of military helicopters, if the Canadian government refuses to push through with the deal, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said on Thursday. Bern Jagunos, who wrote the letter on behalf of the coalition, told The Canadian Press on Tuesday that Freeland never responded. "We are concerned", Jagunos said.

World News USA lawmakers introduce bipartisan two-year budget deal
Author: 0 USA lawmakers introduce bipartisan two-year budget deal

To become law, it would have to pass both houses of Congress and be signed by President Donald Trump . With each passing hour, that result was looking less and less likely. "I ran for office because I was very critical of President Obama's trillion-dollar deficits", the Kentucky senator said. The temporary spending bill under consideration incorporates the major budget deal reached between Senate leaders on both sides of the political aisle.

World News Will the NHS be 'for sale' after Brexit?
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Mrs May replied: "I have to say to (Sir Vince) that we are starting the discussions with the American administration first of all looking at what we can do to increase trade between the USA and the United Kingdom already, even before the possibility of any free trade agreement".

World News Hundreds missing and 4 killed in Taiwan after massive quake
Author: 0 Hundreds missing and 4 killed in Taiwan after massive quake

The hotel, located on the lower floors of the 12-storey Yunmen Tsuiti building, had nearly entirely collapsed. Despite those risks rescuers kept going into the building in a desperate search for survivors. Other victims include four from Chinese mainland and one from Philippines. She had been working for one of the families that lived in the building. 'As he encourages the civil authorities and emergency personnel engaged in the rescue efforts, His Holiness willingly invokes upon all the ...

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