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World News Prominent Republican National Committee finance official resigns amid reports of Playmate payoff
Author: 0 Prominent Republican National Committee finance official resigns amid reports of Playmate payoff

In 2009, Mr. Broidy pleaded guilty to charges that he made almost $1 million worth of illegal gifts to New York State officials in order to win an investment of $250 million from the state's public pension fund. The source says it allows the woman to speak about and take legal action concerning her alleged pregnancy if she so chooses. "She alone decided that she did not want to continue with the pregnancy and I offered to help her financially during this hard period".

World News Flyers need to improve everywhere to win Game 2
Author: 0 Flyers need to improve everywhere to win Game 2

Capitals defenseman John Carlson said he thinks playoff rivalries have gotten worse more because of what players can get away with, the physical toll games take and the memories of the nasty things that happen. Neuvirth was called upon then and responded brilliantly, with a 31-save victory in Game 4 and an even better, 44-save Game 5 shutout win. Good luck with that.

World News Russian Federation warns of war over Syria strikes
Author: 0 Russian Federation warns of war over Syria strikes

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley did not mince words about Russian Federation during a heated emergency United Nations Security Council meeting on Monday. A truce collapsed last week and the Syrian government pressed ahead with its military offensive. There has been increasing controversy over whether the global community should get involved in increasing violence in Syria , which recently culminated in a suspected deadly gas attack .

World News Woman allegedly raped by witch doctor
Author: 0 Woman allegedly raped by witch doctor

Abbie thought she was sending the text to a man called Aidan, but in fact, it was Sophie on the receiving end. Ms Butler's mother was sentenced to four years in prison, suspended after 12 months, after pleading guilty to procuring a child for carnal knowledge, News Corp reported.

World News Providence Police officer, woman, injured in crash
Author: 0 Providence Police officer, woman, injured in crash

Sandwich police arrested Amandah N. Woods, 24, of the 500 block of South Main Street, Sandwich, after they stopped her vehicle on Main Street at Water Street at 7:54 a.m. They said patrol officers, several K-9 teams, and a Fremont Fire Department drone responded to serve the warrant but McClinton immediately fled out of the back of the home.

World News Blood Samples Show Nerve Agent, Chlorine Used in Syria Attack
Author: 0 Blood Samples Show Nerve Agent, Chlorine Used in Syria Attack

The military action is not about intervening in Syria's civil war or changing its government, she said. Minutes after Pentagon brass and cabinet members jumped in black armored SUVs and sped away from the White House, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Trump would continue to assess intelligence and engage with allies.

World News SUV that fell in river belonged to missing family
Author: 0 SUV that fell in river belonged to missing family

The body was found at the Dimmick Overcrossing on the Eel River where the family's SUV was swept away and submerged. Authorities say Jennifer Hart was drunk behind the wheel when a vehicle carrying her family crashed at the bottom of a cliff on the California Coast in March.

World News Trump Slams McCabe After IG's Report: 'He Lied'
Author: 0 Trump Slams McCabe After IG's Report: 'He Lied'

Multiple news outlets published the report , dated February 2018. Those in Washington have always been anticipating release of the document, which formed the basis of McCabe's firing just 26 hours before he could retire from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and begin collecting his full retirement benefits.

World News Forecast calling for near 70 degrees Thursday followed by lots of rain
Author: 0 Forecast calling for near 70 degrees Thursday followed by lots of rain

Clouds clear and temperatures turn chilly. A healthy northerly wind behind the front will make it feel even cooler. Some storms will be strong to severe with damaging winds and a few tornadoes. Winds wrapping counterclockwise around this low will push powerful northerly gusts across southern Colorado. This will allow for more of a southerly wind than in previous days, keeping the morning and afternoon warmer and more humid.

World News Struggle to replace Ryan could blow up U.S. budget deal
Author: 0 Struggle to replace Ryan could blow up U.S. budget deal

Representative Jim Jordan, a co-founder of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, whose members have at times clashed with Ryan and other Republican leaders, said he is also open to pursuing the role of speaker. Ryan said he doesn't want there to be a vote on his successor until after the November election. Ryan has pledged to remain Speaker until the conclusion of the 115th Congress next January.

World News VW's top labor representative backs Diess as new CEO
Author: 0 VW's top labor representative backs Diess as new CEO

Diess joined Volkswagen in 2015 after holding an executive position at BMW . Since joining the company, Diess has worked to revive the Volkswagen brand, launching a multi-year strategy to restructure the automaker's namesake division, increase its profitability and cut emissions.

World News Britain says Russian Federation spied on Skripals before poisoning
Author: 0 Britain says Russian Federation spied on Skripals before poisoning

He said it included investigating ways of delivering nerve agents by applying them to door handles. The letter was made public a day after investigators at the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons confirmed British findings that the Skripals were poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent .

World News Bismarck School Board approves funding for 20 additional teachers
Author: 0 Bismarck School Board approves funding for 20 additional teachers

McGhaney, the board chairman, declined to make much comment after Tuesday's meeting. Initially, Superintendent of Schools Dean Baker had proposed an increase of 6.6 percent, though that figure was lowered to 2.5 percent. Some board members thought it premature to conclude all positions would have to be replaced. "In my discussion with the city, it is my preference that we start off all four schools at the same time knowing that the middle and high schools will take longer to complete", ...

World News Zuckerberg assures Congress that Facebook is not listening to users' conversations
Author: 0 Zuckerberg assures Congress that Facebook is not listening to users' conversations

He said he was among the almost 87 million people whose personal information was improperly shared with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica . On Tuesday, Sen. Patrick J. Leahy (Vt.), the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, highlighted a recent comment by United Nations investigators that Facebook played a role "in inciting possible genocide" and asked why the company took so long to remove death threats toward one Muslim journalist there.

World News Ecuador president says kidnapped journalists likely killed
Author: 0 Ecuador president says kidnapped journalists likely killed

Journalists Javier Ortega and Paul Rivas , along with their driver, Efrain Segarra , were kidnapped last month near the border while on assignment. As Moreno spoke, dozens of colleagues and friends of reporter Javier Ortega , photographer Paul Rivas and their driver Efrain Segarra gathered in tears in a plaza outside the presidential palace under the slogan "Three Are Missing", the same one that has featured in candlelight vigils held nearly every night since their disappearance.

World News Tornado Watch In Effect: Possibility of Severe Weather Increases
Author: 0 Tornado Watch In Effect: Possibility of Severe Weather Increases

These storms will move quickly to the northeast and exit the area Friday evening. Two tornado drills scheduled today, April 12, are created to refresh, remind and educate residents about the seasonal threats from severe weather. Moisture remnants may be frozen so I can't rule out a touch of sleet, rain/snow mix or wet snow for periods on Saturday . It has certainly kept the severe weather risk at bay for much of Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas so far.

World News Items belonging to missing family found in river amid search for bodies
Author: 0 Items belonging to missing family found in river amid search for bodies

On Thursday, deputies said they had recovered debris and personal items along the river belonging to the family. A camera bag and some clothing were reportedly among the things found. The teams accessed the river in inflatable boats and using smaller floatation devices. Authorities did not elaborate on items that were found in the river this week, but said that a vehicle seen going into the river on April 6, when a massive storm swamped areas of Northern California.

World News Kentucky teachers to rally on Friday
Author: 0 Kentucky teachers to rally on Friday

Republican Rep. Jeff Hoover told his colleagues not to trust Bevin, reminding them the governor promised to call a special session past year to change the state's struggling pension system but never did. Gov. Mary Fallin signed legislation raising teacher salaries by about $6,100 and providing millions in new education funding, but many say schools need more money.

World News Dad in incest case killed daughter, infant son and adoptive father
Author: 0 Dad in incest case killed daughter, infant son and adoptive father

Steven Pladl and Katie Pladl later married, according to CBS affiliate WTVR . Pladl had told his then-wife past year that he had impregnated their daughter and planned to marry her. He talked about Katie Pladl had been dwelling in NY collectively along with her adoptive dad and mother. In August 2016, she moved in with her biological parents and their two other children.

Author: 0 Debris Found in River Belongs to Missing Valencia Family

The items were identified by family members as belonging to the Thottapilly family, officials said. The search continues for the family officially reported as missing to the San Jose Police Department on April 8. A week after the family of Sandeep Thottapilly, an Indian origin banker living and working in the U.S. state of California, was reported missing, there has not been much headway in the case.

World News Los Angeles District Attorney reviewing sexual assault case against Kevin Spacey
Author: 0 Los Angeles District Attorney reviewing sexual assault case against Kevin Spacey

Different crimes come with different statutes of limitation, and because the potential charges against Spacey are not known, it's unclear if a case against him could proceed. The theatre claimed a "cult of personality" had existed around Spacey, and his status and stardom had stopped people, in particular young actors and junior staff, from speaking out about his alleged actions.

World News Harvey, Irma, Maria, Nate removed fro WMO hurricane list
Author: 0 Harvey, Irma, Maria, Nate removed fro WMO hurricane list

There are also separate lists for typhoons in the western Pacific and tropical cyclones in Australia and the Indian Ocean. Hurricane Irma , which peaked as a Category 5 hurricane, made landfall seven times and hit islands in the northern Caribbean and Florida in early September.

World News Palestinian killed, 163 wounded by Israeli fire
Author: 0 Palestinian killed, 163 wounded by Israeli fire

Numerous injuries were the result of live ammunition and tear gas fired by Israeli soldiers, the ministry said. The Great Return March will draw to a close with a final day of protest on May 15, seven decades since Israel's formation in what Palestinians call the "Nakba" (Catastrophe).

World News Federal Bureau of Investigation sought records related to 'Access Hollywood' tape during Michael Cohen raid
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation sought records related to 'Access Hollywood' tape during Michael Cohen raid

Given the stakes, and the people involved, it is nearly certain that the Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation are trying to avoid missteps, proceeding slowing and double-checking along the way. President , did you know about the $130,000 payment to Stormy Daniels? " referencing Stephanie Clifford, the porn star who has said she had a past relationship with the president.

World News Bipartisan group of senators introduce proposal to protect Mueller
Author: 0 Bipartisan group of senators introduce proposal to protect Mueller

But he said at an unrelated committee hearing that he believes the full committee should vote on it. Not so, said Peter M. Shane, a law professor at The Ohio State University. "Rosenstein could comply or refuse". If Mr. Rosenstein refuses, Mr. Trump can fire him and replace him with someone willing to do the dirty work. "That would absolutely be, from our perspective, a triggering event for the House to consider impeachment proceedings", Brian said by phone on Thursday.

World News PM Modi Says India will strengthen Armed Force
Author: 0 PM Modi Says India will strengthen Armed Force

Since the government is nearly the only buyer, you need the government to grant an order. These will utilize defence manufacturing ecosystems in the regions & further build upon it. "He has done injustice to Tamil Nadu", he said. Supporters of RK Nagar MLA, TTV Dhinakaran released black balloons as a form of protest. She said that the PM is afraid to rake the road and meet the people who are chanting slogans of his failures.

World News Green-Haired, Genital-Breathing Turtle Added to Endangered Reptiles List
Author: 0 Green-Haired, Genital-Breathing Turtle Added to Endangered Reptiles List

Boasting a green, punk hairdo and the unusual ability to breathe through its backside, an Australian turtle has become famous overnight-but not only for its eccentricity. Academic research was hampered in 1974 when traders refused to reveal the habitat of what were then known as "Penny Turtles" after Australia outlawed the practice of keeping them as pets.

Author: 0 United Nations weighs measure to rid Syria of chemical weapons

President Donald Trump has emerged from a meeting with his national security team without a "final decision" on how to respond to a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria . The last time Syria dropped a chemical weapon on its own people, Trump launched missiles at an airbase that had been abandoned. May is also expected to speak directly to Trump at some point about the next steps to take against Syria.

World News Russia: Britain staged fake chemical attack in Syria
Author: 0 Russia: Britain staged fake chemical attack in Syria

Trump tempered those remarks on Thursday and even as he consulted allies such and Britain and France, who could join in any US -led strikes on Syria, there were signs of efforts to prevent the crisis from spiralling out of control. May's office said they agreed on the need to deter Assad's government from further such attacks. The Kremlin said it is very important to avoid steps that could threaten to raise tensions in war-ravaged Syria.

World News Billionaire seeks to separate California into three states
Author: 0 Billionaire seeks to separate California into three states

Vc Tim Draper said he had gathered about 600,000 signatures on a petition to place his suggestion to split California on the November ballot, simply within the 585,000 had to qualify. "CAL 3" and "New California" are just the latest proposals to divvy up the nation's most populous state. "This would make sure everyone has a government that is responsive and responsible", Draper said.

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