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World News Feinstein wants Haspel's records in interrogation program declassified
Author: 0 Feinstein wants Haspel's records in interrogation program declassified

He was revived and tortured again, details of which are contained in the executive summary of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence's still-classified 2012 report on the CIA and its torture programs. Under the direction of Haspel, the prison fostered "waterboards" and "brutal interrogation techniques". There's no evidence that Gina was in the room when Abu Zubaydah was tortured, but she was the overall head of that entire process.

World News Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats
Author: 0 Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats

The foreign ministry said Moscow's measures were a response to what it called Britain's "provocative actions and unsubstantiated accusations". The statement said the government could take further measures if Britain takes any more "unfriendly" moves toward Russian Federation.

Author: 0 President Trump Meets with Irish PM, Touts Successes by Irish-Americans

The US Treasury slapped sanctions on 19 Russian citizens and five entities on Thursday in the most significant steps the United States has taken against Russia since US President Donald Trump took office. Due to these cyber attacks and alleged Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election, the United States issued Thursday sanctions against 19 Russian individuals and 5 Russian entities.

Author: 0 May responds to Russia's expulsion of United Kingdom diplomats

It said the move was a response to Britain's "provocative actions" and "baseless accusations over the incident in Salisbury on March 4", referring to the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal with a nerve agent developed in the Soviet Union, which Britain has blamed on Russian Federation.

World News Russian Federation summons British ambassador
Author: 0 Russian Federation summons British ambassador

The crisis erupted after Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were exposed to a Soviet-designed nerve agent on March 4 in the English city of Salisbury, leaving them in critical condition. May seeks a global coalition of countries to punish Moscow . On March 15 Britain, France , Germany and the USA say in a rare joint declaration that "there is no plausible alternative explanation" to Russian involvement and call on Moscow to provide "full and complete disclosure" of the ...

World News Top Pakistan Security Official to Visit Afghanistan for Crucial Talks
Author: 0 Top Pakistan Security Official to Visit Afghanistan for Crucial Talks

The latest blast in the series attacks in the war-weary Afghan capital comes after the USA general in Afghanistan said protecting the city was a priority for foreign forces. A spokesman for the terror organisation said in a statement: "The target was a foreign automobile and the attack was successful". Witnesses said the true casualty toll was higher and that, like countless other attacks in Kabul , its main victims appeared to ordinary people going about their daily lives.

World News NCAA Tournament West Virginia Mountaineers vs Murray State Racers Start Time, Odds
Author: 0 NCAA Tournament West Virginia Mountaineers vs Murray State Racers Start Time, Odds

Mountaineers freshman forward Teddy Allen added 16 points and four rebounds, while sophomore forward Sagaba Konate and junior forward Esa Ahmad finished with 14 and 11 points, respectively. This announcement comes on the heels of the close of the "A State of Minds Campaign", which surpassed its $1 billion goal and ended December 31, with more than $1.2 billion raised.

World News 'BJP will be reduced to 110 seats in 2019' - Shiv Sena
Author: 0 'BJP will be reduced to 110 seats in 2019' - Shiv Sena

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lost two seats in northern Uttar Pradesh state and one in Bihar. The results have laid a road ahead for the anti-BJP forces. "It was for friendship and better dialogue between parties", Congress party spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala pointed out. The only consolation that the BJP can take at the moment is the drubbing of the Congress in UP, where the candidates of grand old party lost their deposits.

World News Russian Federation retaliates in escalating feud over United Kingdom nerve agent attack
Author: 0 Russian Federation retaliates in escalating feud over United Kingdom nerve agent attack

May expelled 23 Russian diplomats over the nerve-agent attack on former spy Sergei Skripal and his 33-year-old daughter Yulia. The Russian government has denied any involvement in the attack. Speaking after his meeting at the Foreign Office on Friday, British Ambassador Laurie Bristow said the, "crisis has arisen as a result of an appalling attack in the United Kingdom - the attempted murder of two people using a chemical weapon developed in Russian Federation".

World News May says considering next steps after Russian Federation expels British diplomats
Author: 0 May says considering next steps after Russian Federation expels British diplomats

Relations between the two nations have deteriorated rapidly since the March 4 nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, in the English city of Salisbury. The Trump administration announced Friday in an unrelated matter that the USA was imposing sanctions on Russian entities and individuals, including Russian spy agencies, for meddling in the 2016 presidential election and waging cyberattacks against the U.S.

World News College of Charleston falls to Auburn 62-58
Author: 0 College of Charleston falls to Auburn 62-58

Auburn's 62-58 win over College of Charleston on Friday was ugly offensively, players and coaches acknowledged that, but the result is all that matters in the tournament. "When we have won games, big games, road games, things like that, we have gotten great contribution from those guys, and the big three didn't have to carry us".

World News Murder inquiry launches for Russian exile found dead in London
Author: 0 Murder inquiry launches for Russian exile found dead in London

The Daily Telegraph leads with the death of Mr Glushkov, who was the right-hand man of Boris Berezovsky , once Vladimir Putin's fiercest rival, who died in 2013. In 2017, he was tried in absentia in Russian Federation for stealing $123 million from Aeroflot and sentenced to eight years in prison. Glushkov told The Guardian at the time of Berezovsky's death: "I'm definite Boris was killed".

World News Shriya marries boyfriend in hush-hush manner?
Author: 0 Shriya marries boyfriend in hush-hush manner?

Mid-Day quoted a source as saying, "It was a private affair with only family members and close friends present". Reports said that only actors Manoj Bajpai and Shabana Azmi from the film industry attended the wedding. Nonetheless, Shriya Saran is yet to confirm about her wedding and share pictures of her marriage. He is a person who loves cooking and this has led him to start a business related to food.

World News Spy poisoning: Putin most likely behind attack, says Britain
Author: 0 Spy poisoning: Putin most likely behind attack, says Britain

The Russian president has barely weighed in on the row, only telling a BBC reporter earlier this week: "Sort things out from your side and then we will discuss this with you". The potent nerve agent linked to the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in Britain may have been developed in the USA and the United Kingdom rather than Russia , a senior Russian has said.

World News Turkish troops and allies say they've begun siege of Syria's Afrin
Author: 0 Turkish troops and allies say they've begun siege of Syria's Afrin

Redur Xelil, head of foreign relations for the Syrian Democratic Forces, a US-backed alliance of fighters that includes the YPG, accused the Turkish forces of carrying out "demographic change" in Kurdish territory captured in Afrin. This is the first medical evacuation from the area since pro-government forces began their operation against the besieged opposition-held enclave last month.

World News Russian Federation expels British diplomats
Author: 0 Russian Federation expels British diplomats

Putin has cast his country as a fortress besieged by hostile Western powers with him as its defender, and state media is likely to portray the anti-British move in that context. The British Council said it was profoundly disappointed by Russia's decision and remained committed to developing long-term people-to-people links with Russian Federation despite the closure.

World News NK media reports foreign minister's trip to Sweden
Author: 0 NK media reports foreign minister's trip to Sweden

Moon is a long-standing advocate of engagement with the North. As the U.S. has no embassy in North Korea, Sweden has in the past acted as its diplomatic representative in the authoritarian state. we're not there yet", Lofven told news agency TT. South Korea will seek to hold high-level talks with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) later this month to prepare for the agreed inter-Korean summit, the Blue House said Friday.

World News Trump lawyer claims up to $20m in damages
Author: 0 Trump lawyer claims up to $20m in damages

Brent Blakely, who filed the action on behalf of Essential Consultants LLC and Trump, did not reply to a request for comment. In a letter to Trump's private lawyer Michael Cohen on Monday, Clifford offered to send US$130,000 (RM508,170) to an account designated by Trump so she could be released from a non-disclosure agreement she signed in October 2016.

World News FAA bans open-door helicopter flights after fatal crash
Author: 0 FAA bans open-door helicopter flights after fatal crash

Following a helicopter crash in New York City's East River on March 11 that left five people dead, the Federal Aviation Administration ( FAA ) on Friday temporarily grounded flights that have open doors and that employ tight seat restraints that could potentially ensnare passengers in emergencies.

World News Sweden says happy to help on North Korea amid summit speculation
Author: 0 Sweden says happy to help on North Korea amid summit speculation

North Korea's state media has yet to comment on the pending summits with Moon and Trump, but Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho is visiting Sweden for talks with his Swedish counterpart Margot Wallstrom . Woodruff also asked Kang about comments Trump reportedly made at a Missouri fundraiser on Wednesday that suggested he would withdraw troops from the USA base in Seoul if trade negotiations with South Korea don't go well .

World News Hacker Who Gave Up Chelsea Manning Dead at 37
Author: 0 Hacker Who Gave Up Chelsea Manning Dead at 37

Hacker Adrian Lamo , who is perhaps best known for reporting whistleblower Chelsea Manning to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, has died at age 37, according to a Facebook post from his father . But as family members paid tribute to the computer expert, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange described Lamo as a "petty conman and betrayer of basic human decency".

World News Fire danger in effect for much of SC
Author: 0 Fire danger in effect for much of SC

Lows remain above average as winds increase in spots overnight. Outdoor burning is not recommended.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now.or will shortly. Sunday night, there is a 70 percent chance of showers, with a low of 45, according to the weather service. Rain is expected to finish up Friday morning in the mountains and far northeast plains, making way for a sunny Saturday and a stormy Sunday .

World News Sen. Flake: Trump Pushing Young People Away From GOP
Author: 0 Sen. Flake: Trump Pushing Young People Away From GOP

Flake's comments came on the eve of his first solo political appearance in New Hampshire, the state expected to host the nation's first presidential primary election in less than two years. "The irony should not escape us here that someone whose name became known to us as a builder would have such a penchant for destruction", he said - echoing similar remarks he made Thursday at the National Press Club in Washington.

World News United Airlines under scrutiny following dog's death and second dog mix-up
Author: 0 United Airlines under scrutiny following dog's death and second dog mix-up

Louis diverted to Akron to drop off a pet that had been loaded onto this flight mistakenly. United said the pet was delivered safely to its owner and all the customers on board received compensation for the diversion. Irgo was reunited with its family after a flight on a private plane that United chartered from Japan. Prosecutors in Houston are investigating to determine if criminal charges are warranted, AP said.

World News Russian Federation expels 23 United Kingdom envoys in poison row
Author: 0 Russian Federation expels 23 United Kingdom envoys in poison row

The ministry also revoked its agreement on opening and operation of the UK Consulate General in the Russian city of St. Petersburg, according to the statement. The pair remain critically ill in the hospital . Top diplomats from the European Union are expected to discuss next steps in the Skipals' case on Monday, with some calling for a boycott of the upcoming World Cup in Russian Federation.

World News Pakistan dropped out of India's WTO meeting says sources
Author: 0 Pakistan dropped out of India's WTO meeting says sources

Sources in the foreign ministry in Islamabad said the situation has changed after "repeated harassment of families of diplomats" and it was made a decision to skip the invitation. "It was Pakistan's decision to pull out at the last minute, and the Indian side could not comment on it", an Indian official said. When asked whether Pakistan was contemplating withdrawing the families of diplomatic staff, the official said it might have to if the current slide in relationship was not arrested.