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World News Stormy Daniels Physically Threatened To Keep Quiet, Attorney Tells 'Morning Joe'
Author: 0 Stormy Daniels Physically Threatened To Keep Quiet, Attorney Tells 'Morning Joe'

The news comes on the heels of a tweet from Michael Avenatti , Daniels' attorney, who said over the weekend that Trump's lawyers were "considering a challenge" to prevent the interview from airing. Avenatti stressed on CNN's " Anderson Cooper 360" Thursday night that his legal team has "not vetted these stories to a great degree". Daniels allegedly had a sexual affair with Trump in 2006 and was pressured into signing a non-disclosure agreement just before the 2016 election.

Author: 0 Envoy denies Russia was behind attack on ex-spy

A Democratic senator, Patrick Leahy of Vermont, who also sits on the Judiciary Committee, agreed with Tillis and said Thursday's action was "way overdue", accusing Trump administration members of going out "of their way to ignore all the attacks that Russian Federation has made on us".

World News Horst Seehofer: Islam does not belong to Germany, says new minister
Author: 0 Horst Seehofer: Islam does not belong to Germany, says new minister

There are estimated 4.5 million Muslims in Germany and about 1.8 million of whom are German citizens. Germany, a country of 81.8 million people, has the second-largest Muslim population in Western Europe after France. "They can live their religion here too", she said. "It is a good start for Germany to have a stable government... after so many months, there is now a big incentive to get down to work with energy", Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen said.

World News Zimbabwe has moved on from Mugabe era: Mnangagwa
Author: 0 Zimbabwe has moved on from Mugabe era: Mnangagwa

Mnangagwa, deputy president under Mugabe , has promised to open up Zimbabwe to foreign investment and mend ties with the West since assuming power. The military intervention was hugely popular in Zimbabwe and led to impeachment proceedings by the ruling party against Mugabe, who was replaced by former confidant Emmerson Mnangagwa.

World News Will Zuma be charged? NPA boss to announce decision on corruption case
Author: 0 Will Zuma be charged? NPA boss to announce decision on corruption case

NPA officials in the eastern KwaZulu-Natal province will now make the necessary arrangements for Zuma to appear in court to face 12 charges of fraud, one of racketeering, two of corruption and one of money laundering. He became president shortly afterwards, but his opponents fought a lengthy legal battle to have them reinstated. In October, the Supreme Court of Appeal upheld a lower court ruling that found the decision to drop the charges was "irrational" and that the political ...

World News 14-year-old girl arrested for threat to Northwest High School
Author: 0 14-year-old girl arrested for threat to Northwest High School

Tomorrow we will have additional security at the school. Happy Thursday! Watch out Northwest students we all coming for you. Interim Superintendent Paula Deacon issued a statement on Thursday in which she said school administrators and local police immediately opened an investigation into the threat, however this week's snowstorm and school being canceled on Tuesday made it hard to interview students or gather information.

World News USA sanctions Russian Federation over 2016 election meddling
Author: 0 USA sanctions Russian Federation over 2016 election meddling

The United States has handed down stiff new sanctions against Russian Federation as President Donald Trump supports the UK's claims that Moscow was behind last week's Skripal assassination attempt. The new penalties were the first to be utilized under a law that Congress passed previous year to punish Russian Federation for election meddling. They also tried to breach USA industries, including the energy grid, in attacks that continue to this day, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin ...

World News President Trump Remarks On Border Wall Prototypes
Author: 0 President Trump Remarks On Border Wall Prototypes

Police officers secured the area where Trump examined eight 30-foot-tall prototypes that were built previous year, with authorities using semi-trailers to separate the structures and the Mexican border to provide an extra layer of protection.

Author: 0 DHS and Federal Bureau of Investigation warn Russian Federation is behind cyberattacks on U.S. infrastructure

For the first time on record, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) publicly blamed Russian Federation for attempting to hack usa energy infrastructure. USA intelligence officials recently testified that the Kremlin appears to believe it can launch hacking operations against the West with little fear of significant retribution.

World News Captain of chaos reigns in White House
Author: 0 Captain of chaos reigns in White House

Detainees there were subjected to waterboarding and practices condemned by critics as torture. In particular Trump says that the "terrible" agreement does not address Iran's ballistic missile programme or Tehran's activities in the Middle East.

World News Wintry conditions set to return by the weekend
Author: 0 Wintry conditions set to return by the weekend

But that easterly wind is returning bringing much colder drier air across from Siberia and Scandinavia. The cold weather and snowfall are not expected to be as severe as conditions earlier this month when the " Beast from the East " brought widespread chaos with blizzard conditions leaving many roads impassable, closing schools and bringing public transport grinding to a halt.

World News Trump's Excuse on Conor Lamb: 'Only a Congressman for Five Months'
Author: 0 Trump's Excuse on Conor Lamb: 'Only a Congressman for Five Months'

Saccone also suffered from taking the correct position in the wrong district: In a heavily union district he supports right-to-work laws, which infuriated union members and galvanized them to oppose him in the special election. "There are more than 60 candidates running for Congress in our targeted battlefield who are veterans, national security experts, Central Intelligence Agency officers, job-creators and trusted elected leaders", House Democrats' committee wrote in a post-election memo ...

World News Newly Released Footage Shows What Deputy Did During Parkland Shooting
Author: 0 Newly Released Footage Shows What Deputy Did During Parkland Shooting

In Chicago , students at Lakeview High School held "Wanted" signs for Illinois Congressmen Peter Roskam , who has taken over $20 million in campaign donations from the NRA . At Hoover High School in City Heights, students plan to read a list of the victims names. "We didn't only walk out for the 17 lives in Florida but we walked out for the 17 lives we lost here".

World News School shooting suspect remains silent in court
Author: 0 School shooting suspect remains silent in court

During most of the six minutes of shooting, the camera's view of Peterson is blocked by a light pole but parts of him occasionally appear. There is no sound on the video. The organizers of the event say their mission is simple: "To demand that a comprehensive and effective bill be immediately brought before Congress to address these gun issues".

World News USA enacts fresh sanctions against Russian Federation
Author: 0 USA enacts fresh sanctions against Russian Federation

So the announcement this morning that the Trump administration will institute fresh sanctions, as mandated by Congress, against 19 Russian individuals-13 of whom were previously indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller-and five Russian entities came as something of a surprise.

World News Terrorists killed in Srinagar encounter belonged to IS linked group
Author: 0 Terrorists killed in Srinagar encounter belonged to IS linked group

Soon after the attack, the security forces including the J&K police's counterinsurgency Special Operations Group (SOG), the Army and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) laid siege to the area to take on the assailants. Police said that contact was established with the holed up militants after a BJP activist was attacked by militants. Director General of Police, S.P Vaid said that three militants in an undisclosed location are trapped and engaged in encounter after an unsuccessful attempt ...

World News Finland happiest country while Ireland ranks 14th
Author: 0 Finland happiest country while Ireland ranks 14th

The UN report evaluates the happiness levels in a country by assessing the population by means of a survey in which individuals report their own life evaluations. Notably, the United States dropped four spots to 18th place. Germany came in 15th place, while the United Kingdom was 19th. Where as, the top 10 unhappiest countries in the 2018 global report are in descending order, Malawi, Haiti, Liberia, Syria, Rwanda, Yemen, Tanzania, South Sudan, Central African Republic and Burundi.

World News US Military Aircraft Crashes With US Service Members On Board, Military Says
Author: 0 US Military Aircraft Crashes With US Service Members On Board, Military Says

In a statement, the anti-ISIS coalition, officially known as Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve, said: "A US military aircraft has crashed in western Iraq with USA service members aboard". Over 5,000 US troops have been deployed in Iraq for supporting and training the Iraqi forces despite the territorial defeat of Islamic State (IS) militants in the country.

World News Donald Trump 'SACKS' his national security advisor HR McMaster
Author: 0 Donald Trump 'SACKS' his national security advisor HR McMaster

The turbulence is part of a broader potential shake-up under consideration by Trump that is likely to include senior officials at the White House, informed sources told The Post late Thursday. If it happens, McMaster's departure would follow those of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , who was sacked earlier this week, National Economic Council director Gary Cohn , and White House communications director Hope Hicks , who resigned last month.

World News US says Russia hacked energy grid, punishes 19 for meddling
Author: 0 US says Russia hacked energy grid, punishes 19 for meddling

The list of Russians now under US sanctions includes the 13 indicted last month by USA special counsel Robert Mueller as part of his Russia-related investigation into alleged election interference. And as for the group behind the attacks, Chien said it appears to be relatively dormant for now, but it has gone quiet in the past only to return with new hacks .

World News USA hits Russians with sanctions over election meddling, cyber attacks
Author: 0 USA hits Russians with sanctions over election meddling, cyber attacks

Among the attacks traced back to Moscow were efforts to meddle in the 2016 Presidential elections , and the huge " NotPetya " cyber attack which USA officials described as the " most destructive and costly" in history. Among the organisations sanctioned were the Federal Security Service, the successor to the KGB known by its Russian acronym FSB, and Russian military intelligence, known as GRU, although they, like a few others, were previously penalised under past actions for the ...

World News Jones apologises for offensive Ireland and Wales remarks
Author: 0 Jones apologises for offensive Ireland and Wales remarks

Eddie Jones recognises the threat, this a set-piece where Ireland like to launch their maul, and has recalled George Kruis to the starting line-up in an attempt to counter it. "We feel we are in a good place, we don't feel we are too far away". The England coach had this response to questions about his "scummy Irish" comments, which emerged earlier this week.

World News Kermit Davis Jr. to be next Ole Miss men's basketball coach
Author: 0 Kermit Davis Jr. to be next Ole Miss men's basketball coach

The Blue Raiders are 25-7 this season. Davis would take over for Andy Kennedy, who resigned after 12 seasons as the Rebels' head coach. That is something the Rebels need to find in order to reach the "big dance" consistently. "It has been an incredible experience for me personally and professionally working with Kermit (Davis ) the past 13 years", said Director of Athletics Chris Massaro in a statement.

World News 2 workers hurt, 1 missing in Texas chemical plant explosion
Author: 0 2 workers hurt, 1 missing in Texas chemical plant explosion

Nine emergency-rescue and fire departments responded to the blaze but were evacuated from the vicinity because of the chemicals' toxicity and fears of another explosion , the mayor told The Associated Press. Chemical Safety Board . In all, there are about 12 people who work at the plant. The agency is responsible for investigating major chemical fires, explosions , leaks, and other accidents.