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World News Hayes: Sessions 'Sent a Message' to Trump by Dining With Rosenstein
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When a reporter asked if Trump planned to remove Sessions from the Justice Department, she simply replied, "Not that I know of". Trump tweeted: "Why is A.G. Trump chastised Sessions over an investigation into alleged surveillance abuses, calling his approach "disgraceful". As Sessions left the Billy Graham event in the Capitol on Wednesday , CNN asked for his response to Trump's tweet and criticism of him.

World News Azerbaijan fire kills 25
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Eldar Sultanov, spokesman for the office, said 31 people had been rescued during the incident. It took some 3 hours for 10 squads of firefighters and rescuers from the emergencies ministry to extinguish the blaze, the APA news agency reported.

World News 'Tutu' painting by Ben Enwonwu sells for $1.6 million
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After decades of being lost, a portrait of a Nigerian princess dubbed the "African Mona Lisa " sold at a London auction this week for £1.2 million ($1.7 million), smashing initial estimates. The paintings grew in fame not only for their beauty but for the mystery surrounding their disappearance. Booker Prize-winning Nigerian poet and novelist Ben Okri likened the painting's rediscovery to a "rare archaeological find", declaring it the "most significant discovery in contemporary African ...

World News Government 'should compensate survivors of child migrant programme abuse'
Author: 0 Government 'should compensate survivors of child migrant programme abuse'

But the report heard from witnesses who said "care" regimes where they were sent included "physical and emotional abuse, neglect and sexual abuse" against children as young as five. Last year, Mr Brown apologised for Britain's "disgraceful" role in sending more than 130,000 children to its former colonies in 2010, but now says his apology was "incomplete".

World News Ben Carson: Cancel that $31K furniture order
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Earlier this week, The Guardianreported that senior official Helen Foster and her lawyer Joseph Kaplan accused Ben Carson and the HUD for demoting her over a dispute regarding the decorating budget for his HUD office. In January 2017, Foster's legal team says, she was instructed to "find money" for redecorating after Carson's wife sought funds to purchase furniture.

World News Trump calls for quick action on school safety, guns
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In a pre-meeting public letter, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer of NY and other Democrats urged Trump to explicitly endorse a bill closing loopholes that allow unchecked purchases on the Internet and at gun shows. But Trump said no. Right now, talks continue about setting up a debate next week, with the bipartisan background check compliance bill - " Fix NICS " - serving as the base legislation and with each side getting a handful of amendment votes.

Author: 0 Venezuela's Falcon runs against Maduro for presidency, defying opposition

Falcon implied he disagreed with possible USA oil sanctions against OPEC member Venezuela , saying he opposed any measures that "end up hurting the poor". A US official told the news outlet that the Trump administration could target Venezuela's military-run oil services company, and restrict insurance coverage for Venezuelan oil shipments.

World News NRA Calls Trump's Gun Proposals 'Bad Policy'
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The NRA, which has a strong presence among Trump supporters, has been a zealous defender of the constitutional right to bear arms, fighting even modest gun control proposals. Manchin said opponents at the time anxious then-President Barack Obama would impose even stricter restrictions. Background Checks a big part of conversation.

World News Exxon Mobil withdraws from Russian Federation deal due to United States and European sanctions
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First Eagle Investment Management LLC now owns 7,139,533 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $576,374,000 after purchasing an additional 7,134,305 shares during the last quarter. In other Exxon Mobil news, VP Robert N. Schleckser sold 4,877 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Friday, December 1st. 12,000 Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) shares with value of $996,628 were sold by Chapman Neil A .

World News Billy Graham's body heading to Washington for a very rare honor
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He is only the fourth civilian to lie in honor in the Rotunda. The event beings at 11:00 a.m. EST. The pine casket carrying Graham is lying in honor in the Rotunda on Wednesday. Capitol Rotunda, where it will lie in honor February 28, 2018 (Video screenshot). Graham, an evangelical minister and spiritual confidant to American presidents, died at the age of 99 last week .

World News Teacher in Custody After Shot Fired at Georgia High School
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Wednesday's incident in Dalton is only the most recent in a string of threats to student safety that local law enforcement agencies have investigated in the weeks since the Parkland, Fla., shooting in which 17 students were killed. Students can go by the school Thursday to claim their belongings. He told a supervisor he wasn't feeling well and walked out. "I think because of the president's extraordinarily close relationship with the [National Rifle Association] and his enormous ...

World News George W. Bush arrives to pay respects to Graham
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Lamar Dunford of New Orleans told a chaplain who prayed with him. Former President George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, also visited Graham's home on Tuesday. "That strength came from love I had felt from my earliest days and from faith I didn't fully discover until my later years". - George H.W. Bush said in a statement reported by the Houston Chronicle, " Billy Graham was America's pastor".

World News Armenia Annuls Peace Accord With Turkey
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Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan has announced the cancellation of the protocols signed in 2009 for repairing the Armenian-Turkish relations, the Armenian media reported March 1. The deal was brokered by the United States, Russia, and France. The Armenian government has rejected this precondition all along, arguing that the protocols make no reference to the conflict.

World News Slain Slovak journalist was targeted by Italian mafia, says colleague
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Officers had gone to the house at the request of a anxious family member. Gaspar added that the killings "likely have something to do with his investigative activities", but did not elaborate further. "We call for an investigation in order to establish the exact circumstances of Jan Kuciak's death, and we demand that the authorities shed all possible light on this case, especially as he and those close to him had been threatened in recent months", Pauline Ades-Mevel, head of the group's ...

World News 20 states sue Trump administration to end Obamacare after mandate repeal
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But that means additional spending for the federal government, which the report estimated would be 9.3 percent higher due to a combination of the short-term plan expansion and repealing the individual mandate. The year before, the increase was almost 16 percent. It's also an average figure, with considerable variation from state to state, and even within individual states.

World News Naxals Gunned Down Near Telangana-Chhattisgarh Border
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According to the Indian Express , at least 12 Maoists were shot dead in an encounter with a joint patrolling team from five states, near Telangana-Chhattisgarh border. Greyhound constable Sunil was martyred. An AK-47 has been recovered from the encounter site. Three other security personnel were also injured in the encounter, he said, adding that "The injured have been shifted to a hospital in Bhadrachalam and if required they will be shifted to a bigger hospital in Raipur".

World News Walmart joins Dick's Sporting Goods in raising age to buy guns
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This is in response to the February 14 Parkland , Fla. high school shooting that left 17 people dead. The retailer already did not sell bump stocks , which allow semi-automatic weapons to perform like fully automatic weapons. "If they get a delay, theoretically in five business days, they can walk out with a firearm if the Federal Bureau of Investigation does not call us back and say yes or no", Westrom said.

World News Karti Chidambaram, son of P Chidambaram arrested
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The Congress describes Karti's arrest as vendetta and move to divert attention of public from Rs 12,636 crore Punjab National Bank fraud in which jeweller Nirav Modi is accused. The CBI suspects that he received Rs. 3.5 crore through a company linked to him and a fresh case will be filed against him. He also argued that Karti was summoned twice by the CBI on August 23 and 28 previous year and he was interrogated for 22 hours by the agency.

World News Vice President Pence: Abortion will end 'in our time'
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He also praised Republican U.S. Rep. Diane Black of Tennessee during his speech , calling her "one of the great, great champions" of the anti-abortion movement. "I urge you on, and I do so with confidence, with confidence that good news is around the corner in America", he said. Convention in Nashville, Pence helped pro-life organization Susan B.

World News Modi talks peace with Jordan King
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Taking forward Modi's speech, King Abdullah II said that fight against terrorism was not a fight against Muslims or a particular religion but a fight against hate. Ahead of their talks, the two leaders addressed a conference on "Islamic Heritage: Promoting Understanding & Moderation" during which Modi asserted that "the action against terrorism and radicalisation is not against religion".

World News China Censors Winnie the Pooh Over Xi Jinping Comparisons
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Faced with new requirements for various tasks in the new era, the current function and structure of Party and state institutions are not completely suitable for coordinately implementing the five-sphere integrated plan and the four-pronged comprehensive strategy, nor for modernizing China's system and capacity for governance, the document said.

World News Sridevi fans outraged over reports on Bollywood legend's death in bathtub
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Sridevi's daughters Jhanvi, 20, and Khushi, 17 are in Mumbai , where the film fraternity has been pouring in since Sunday at the home of actor Anil Kapoor , Sridevi's brother-in-law to pay their respects. "We respect the legendary actress for her huge contribution to cinema and also we are saddened by her untimely demise". "She was my love, my friend, mother to our girls, my partner".

World News New Zealand all out for 223 in second England ODI
Author: 0 New Zealand all out for 223 in second England ODI

New Zealand are monitoring the fitness of captain Kane Williamson and former skipper Ross Taylor ahead of the third one-day worldwide against England on Saturday. Tim Southee, the stand-in skipper for today's game, also made the same mistake, only the fielder was Ben Stokes this time. Morgan notched his first ODI 50 in 11 innings off 48 balls before departing on 62 before Stokes brought up 50 off 54 balls with a six edged over the keeper's head.

World News Watching closely: US on China's move to abolish presidential term limit
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But what does the Party mean when it says reform? The party's official People's Daily reprinted an article from the Xinhua news agency, which stated that most people supported the reforms. "Xi is unlikely to get balanced, objective input and advice". "One is the risk of making bad decisions while surrounded by sycophants ", Shirk said.

World News More teachers in West Virginia staying out
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It took a middle-school student to convince West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice to reconsider his position on the statewide teacher walkout that has sent home roughly 277,000 public school students who can least afford it. Yet two days later, most county schools are not back in session. "If they will just stay with us, then we will all get back to the classroom and things will be better when we do".