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World News Top White House Staff React In Apparent Disbelief To Hope Hicks Resignation
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Members of the committee said that under pressure from lawmakers, Ms. Hicks and her lawyers had consulted the White House during the interview and determined that she could answer limited questions about her work on the transition. The media-shy Hicks was thrust into the spotlight last month after allegations surfaced that then-White House staff secretary Rob Porter had abused his ex-wives.

World News France's Marine Le Pen charged over gruesome ISIS tweets
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If convicted, Le Pen, leader of the far-right National Front party, could potentially face three years in jail and a 75,000 euro ($90,000) fine. In Dec. The anti-immigration leader lost to centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron in the second round of the French presidential election run-off in May past year.

World News Bobby Brown Says He Doesn't Think Whitney Houston Died From Drugs
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In fact, the "My Prerogative" crooner told Rolling Stone that, months before she died, Whitney "was really working hard on herself to try to be a sober person and, um, she was a great woman ". It was Gordon , 28, who found the 22-year-old face down in the bathtub in 2012 after a night of partying and arguin. Bobby joined Bobbi Kristina's court-appointed co-conservator, Bedelia Hargrove, as a plaintiff in the civil suit filed against Gordon , holding him legally responsible for her ...

World News U.S. general sees 'positive indicators' in Pakistan
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Foreign Office on Wednesday confirmed that Pakistan would be placed a grey list of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF ) in June this year. The senior United States official made a two-day visit to Islamabad during which she met Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal and Chief of the General Staff Lt Gen Bilal Akbar.

World News New Battlefield Reportedly Titled Battlefield V
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Word is, EA and DICE chose to return to historical settings several years ago, but decided not to fire their big WWII bullet right away. The publication says the tentatively-titled Battlefield V will take the series back to its historical roots steeped in the grit and grime of World War II.

World News Russia's Olympic ban lifted after doping scandal
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The OAR team was the third largest in PyeongChang and won a total of 17 medals - including two golds - to finish 13th in the final medal table. However, two Russians, curler Alexander Krushelnitsky and bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeyeva, were kicked out of the Olympics after their doping tests were revealed to be positive, with Krushelnitsky being stripped of his bronze medal.

World News Rahul Gandhi congratulates people over victory in Madhya Pradesh by-poll wins
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The ruling BJD has marched ahead of the BJP , establishing a huge margin in the byelection for Bijepur Assembly seat in Odisha as per latest trends, poll officials said. Finally , the Congress won by just 2123 votes. Congress has won Mungaoli by 2,144 votes after 19th and was leading by 4,379 votes in Kolaras after 14th round of vote count .

World News Muslim's release sparks diplomatic row between Prague and Ankara
Author: 0 Muslim's release sparks diplomatic row between Prague and Ankara

The decision means Turkey can file an extradition request within a 40-day period, but Muslim is free to leave the country. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim had earlier said that the ruling would be "a day of reckoning" for the Czech Republic, an ally of Turkey in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

World News Gazprom will not start March gas deliveries to Ukraine's Naftogaz
Author: 0 Gazprom will not start March gas deliveries to Ukraine's Naftogaz

Taken into account Ukraine's over-2-billion-dollar arrears to Russian Federation for gas deliveries, Naftogaz is counting on receiving about 2.56 billion dollars from Gazprom, he said. "Naftogaz victory in Stockholm is a testimony to its successful reforms to date". "Taking into account the results of the two proceedings regarding the relationship between Gazprom and Naftogaz for supplies and transit, there was a significant imbalance that violated the basic principles of Swedish law, which ...

World News Miami upsets No. 9 North Carolina
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Miami led by as many as 16 points in the high-scoring matchup, but, as home teams often do, UNC chipped away at the lead and shot its way right back into the contest with a barrage of 3-pointers - it made 13 on the night. The two will be honored on Senior Night on Tuesday before UNC's game against Miami . Miami coach Jim Larranaga said he considered calling a timeout before the Hurricanes inbounded the ball.

World News SA's Parliament endorses land expropriation without compensation
Author: 0 SA's Parliament endorses land expropriation without compensation

The ad hoc committee should‚ according to the EFF ‚ comprise 11 members; six from the ANC‚ two from the DA‚ one from the EFF and two from other parties. This helps diminish the suspicion that they want to keep the DA in power but also enables them to reflect the ANC as a party devoid of leadership.

World News Afghan officials tell Qatar to close Taliban 'peace' office
Author: 0 Afghan officials tell Qatar to close Taliban 'peace' office

Speaking at a peace conference in Kabul , he proposed measures including a ceasefire and prisoner swaps. "We are making this offer without preconditions in order to lead to a peace agreement", he said. Ghani also called on Pakistan to hold talks government to government and said: "We will be ready to starts talks with Pakistan and forget the past and start a new chapter".

World News Church of Holy Sepulchre to reopen doors after protest
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The two men who act as keepers of the key of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre unlocked its large wooden doors at around 4:00 am (0200 GMT), ending the protest that began Sunday at noon and kept thousands of would-be visitors out. The statement compared the decisions to "the laws of a similar nature which were enacted against the Jews during dark periods in Europe". Anger had been bubbling among the Christians from the time the Jerusalem municipal authority announced that tax would be ...

World News Iran 'caught moving MISSILES into Syria' amid fears of imminent WAR
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The United States and Israel are concerned about Iran's ongoing efforts to consolidate permanent operating bases in Syria . Other buildings, including warehouses and an apparent headquarters, are visible as well. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech on the third day of the 54th Munich Security Conference (MSC) held at the Bayerischer Hof hotel, in Munich, southern Germany, on February 18, 2018.

World News Red Deer schools promote anti-bullying on Pink Shirt Day
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Rowe is encouraging everyone to share photos of themselves wearing pink shirts on Twitter and Facebook using #PinkShirtDay or the local hastag #RCPinkShirtDay. In today's digital world, it can be impossible to escape online bullying. Remember, when we respond quickly and consistently to bullying behaviour, we send the message that it is not acceptable in our schools, workplace or community.

World News Senator: investigate Ben Carson's housing department over staffing claims
Author: 0 Senator: investigate Ben Carson's housing department over staffing claims

HUD Secretary Ben Carson has the important task of overseeing the governmental department that lords over America's housing needs, including those that involve those in public housing. I'll bet it had a $31,000 dining room set too. A spokesman for the Department of Housing and Urban Development says Secretary Ben Carson has asked to cancel an order for an expensive dining set that prompted outrage earlier this week after revelations that it cost roughly $31,000.

World News Parkland shooting survivor's father admits email changes in CNN spat
Author: 0 Parkland shooting survivor's father admits email changes in CNN spat

CNN provided the doctored emails (given to them by Fox News and HuffPost when they asked for official comment on them) and original emails to BuzzFeed News. "Our job is always to strive for the truth, and we want to correct the record", said Fox News host Sean Hannity about previous false claims against CNN .

World News North Korean dictators used fake passports to travel to western countries
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He is known to have studied at an global school in Berne, Switzerland, where he pretended to be the son of an embassy chauffeur. Ivanka Trump said in a recent interview that it was not a fair comparison to equate her to North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un's sister, noting she would rather be compared to the women in South Korea .

World News 'A Wrinkle in Time': a girls' movie all boys should watch
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The 38-year-old actress-writer looked stunning in a purple Greta Constantine dress when she showed up to El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood , California, on Monday for the premiere of Disney's A Wrinkle in Time , which stars Kaling, Reese Witherspoon and Oprah Winfrey .

World News Journalist shot dead in Slovakia working on story about…
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Separately, two Slovak officials named in the last report of journalist Jan Kuciak , who specialised in exposing fraud and cronyism, said in a statement that they had resigned pending the outcome of the investigation into his murder. A thousand people attended a protest rally organized by the opposition in Bratislava. Culture Minister Marek Madaric, who is a member of Fico's SMER-SD social democratic party, quit in protest calling the murder "terrifying" and telling reporters that "after ...

World News Bernie Sanders's son launches congressional bid in New Hampshire
Author: 0 Bernie Sanders's son launches congressional bid in New Hampshire

The main image on the homepage of Levi Sanders' official campaign website . Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire first-in-the-nation primary in a landslide over Hillary Clinton and remains popular in the state. With Sanders jumping into the race, there are now eight Democratic candidates in the race and three Republicans. The National Republican Congressional Committee said it will compete for the seat and two declared GOP candidates - Andy Martin and Eddie Edwards - have already ...

World News Vice President Mike Pence to speak in Nashville Tuesday
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The vice president said his 25-year relationship with the SBA List has been "one of the most meaningful of my life" and called President Donald Trump the "most pro-life president in American history". Pence, speaking at a lunch with the anti-abortion group Susan B. Anthony List in Nashville, Tennessee, predicted that legal abortion will end " in our time " while praising the Trump administration's attack on a woman's right to reproductive freedom.

World News DHS: 'No intelligence' Russian Federation compromised seven states ahead of 2016 election
Author: 0 DHS: 'No intelligence' Russian Federation compromised seven states ahead of 2016 election

Authorities in the states affected - Alaska, Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Texas and Wisconsin - told NBC that USA intelligence officials informed them about the attacks but didn't say Russian Federation was behind them. The Trump administration's Department of Homeland Security contacted election officials in all 50 states to tell them whether or not their systems had been targeted eight months after the assessment.

World News USA-led 2026 World Cup bid reportedly in jeopardy; Sunil Gulati responds
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Those actions include a travel ban affecting mostly Arab countries, public comments that perpetuate stereotypes and the reported use of profanity in describing poorer countries. With voting coming up just before the World Cup begins on June 14, there are doubts the North American bid will get the votes needed to win out over Morocco.

World News One of South Carolina's top offensive players is switching positions
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Booker hit all five of his 3-point attempts in the second half and SC, which was dead last in the SEC in total field-goal accuracy at 39.6 percent, was 7 of 10 from beyond the arc. Wayde Sims had 12 points, 2 rebounds and 2 assists, while Skylar Mays had 12 points, seven rebounds and six assists. SC shot 44.4 percent for the game from the field (12-of-23, 52.2% from the arc) and 23-of-28 from the free throw line (82.1 percent).

World News Cambodian court orders temporary seizure of opposition party headquarters
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The reductions include military and civilian aid. She said the CNRP was ready for a national dialogue between the opposition party and the CPP, but called on the United Nations, the European Union, and the signatories to the 1991 Paris Peace Accords, which paved the way for the restoration of democracy in Cambodia, to be "our witnesses".