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World News Trump Nixes Obama-Era Executive Order on Drone Strike Deaths
Author: 0 Trump Nixes Obama-Era Executive Order on Drone Strike Deaths

Trump's action rescinded the July 1, 2016 order by Obama requiring the U.S. director of national intelligence to report annually the number of strikes taken against "terrorist targets" outside of active war zones, and give an assessment of combatant and civilian deaths that resulted.

World News Trump's Saudi envoy pick: United States needs 'strong and mature partnership' with Riyadh
Author: 0 Trump's Saudi envoy pick: United States needs 'strong and mature partnership' with Riyadh

Senators at Abizaid's confirmation hearing including Trump's fellow Republicans as well as Democrats condemned the kingdom's conduct in the civil war in Yemen, heavy-handed diplomacy and rights abuses. Abizaid also stressed US government agencies must cooperate to investigate crimes committed by foreign citizens. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has insisted that the women's rights activists are being held on national security grounds rather than as part of a wider crackdown on dissent.

World News Convicted murderer Chris Watts explains what made him snap
Author: 0 Convicted murderer Chris Watts explains what made him snap

Subsequently, Watts jumped on Shanann, who was on her back in their bed. "Everything just kinda like...it just felt like it was..." "And she had said something to the effect of, 'Well, you're not gonna see the kids again.' As a outcome of that conversation, he strangled her to death", Lambert said.

World News Ex-Trump campaign boss Paul Manafort jailed
Author: 0 Ex-Trump campaign boss Paul Manafort jailed

The filing was aimed at persuading a judge to reject Manafort's pleas for leniency at Thursday's sentencing hearing in Alexandria, Virginia. Manafort appeared in court today in a wheelchair, dressed in a prison jumpsuit. Manafort as a lifelong and irredeemable felon is beyond the pale and grossly overstates the facts before this court", Manafort's attorneys said. "Mr.

World News Hillary is Annoyed People Think She Isn’t Running for President
Author: 0 Hillary is Annoyed People Think She Isn’t Running for President

The former secretary of state has called out Trump for obsessing over her in the past. While John Kelly did not divulge much about his time in the Trump administration, the general did seem to confirm reports about his being unhappy during his tenure in the White House to the point of admitting he disagreed with some of the administration's policies, especially on immigration.

World News Marco Rubio, Rick Scott, Vern Buchanan seek year-round daylight saving again
Author: 0 Marco Rubio, Rick Scott, Vern Buchanan seek year-round daylight saving again

Spurred by the Florida Legislature's passage a year ago of a daylight saving time act, the three Republicans announced Wednesday they have filed "Sunlight Protection Act" bills that would enable that on the federal level, as needed. "The Sunshine Protection Act will allow Floridians and visitors to enjoy our attractive state even later in the day, and will benefit Florida's tourism industry, which just celebrated another record year".

World News Alabama judge allows man to sue clinic on behalf of aborted fetus
Author: 0 Alabama judge allows man to sue clinic on behalf of aborted fetus

An Alabama man is suing an abortion clinic, claiming a fetus he fathered was aborted against his will, and representing the fetus in court in a freaky legal first that he hopes will make it harder for women to have abortions. Now, Mager is determined to fight for his rights as the father of this baby and to take a stand on behalf of all the men who are desperate to see their own child live.

World News Russian S-400 missile purchase a done deal, Turkey's Erdogan says
Author: 0 Russian S-400 missile purchase a done deal, Turkey's Erdogan says

If they accept the S-400...there's first of all an issue that it's not interoperable with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation systems nor is it interoperable inside of our integrated air missile defense system so that presents one problem. "Later, we may work with S-500s", the next generation system, Erdogan said. The US can't dictate that Turkey should buy everything from it, Erdogan said, reminding that the country's flagship Turkish Airlines is purchasing planes from Boeing Co.

World News China accuses USA of 'double standard' over Huawei claims
Author: 0 China accuses USA of 'double standard' over Huawei claims

Complicating things is the fact that this matter is also a kind of proxy fight between the United States and China, where it's assumed Huawei has close ties to the government there - the government also being a central target of the Trump administration over trade issues .

World News Father guilty of acid attack plot against three-year-old son
Author: 0 Father guilty of acid attack plot against three-year-old son

The man, who can not be named for legal reasons, was convicted unanimously by a jury today at Worcester Crown Court in the United Kingdom following a six-week trial, the court confirmed to CNN. The trial was told the defendant was seeking greater access to his children and he wanted to create evidence of injuries to show his wife to be an unfit mother after she opposed the application.

World News Grenade Blast at Busy Jammu Bus Stand, 18 Injured
Author: 0 Grenade Blast at Busy Jammu Bus Stand, 18 Injured

It is the third grenade attack at the bus stand since May 2018. The area has been completely cordoned off and state police, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) have also been deployed at the explosion site. "The locals took the injured to the hospital in an ambulance", an eyewitness told ANI . It is yet unclear whether there were people inside the bus. At least 32 individuals have been reportedly injured, with one person succumbing to injuries.

World News Trump Pushes for China Deal to Fuel Market Rally
Author: 0 Trump Pushes for China Deal to Fuel Market Rally

Bush, and President Ronald Reagan's cuts in the early 1980s. That happened despite the new barriers to trade raised by the Trump administration. Also, the dollar strengthened against other currencies in the latter part of 2018, making foreign goods more affordable for Americans.

World News I skipped church and tried drive-thru ashes. It was enlightening
Author: 0 I skipped church and tried drive-thru ashes. It was enlightening

Altogether, the "drive-thru ashes" blessing took about 10 seconds of her time, and she didn't have to take off her puffy winter coat or her aviator sunglasses. Lent is the time to rediscover the direction of life . "I think it's a really interesting idea. I know that for the folks that come here, we feel like we have ministered on this day being able to kind of kick off Lent for folks that might not otherwise get to church", he said.

World News China's Huawei sues United States over ban on using its products
Author: 0 China's Huawei sues United States over ban on using its products

He said that the section is punitive and in doing so is harming Huawei's reputation. Even worse, the restrictions on Huawei will stifle competition, leaving USA consumers paying higher prices for inferior products. The case had strained relations with China, which this week accused two arrested Canadians of stealing state secrets in a move widely seen as retribution for Meng's arrest.

World News Johnny Bobbitt, homeless man in GoFundMe scam, pleads guilty
Author: 0 Johnny Bobbitt, homeless man in GoFundMe scam, pleads guilty

Prosecutors say Bobbitt conspired with McClure and her then boyfriend D'Amico to concoct a story about Bobbitt giving McClure his last $20 for gas when she was stranded along the highway. She admitted Wednesday that the gas story was a fraud, but she posted it on GoFundMe anyway in November, at the direction of D'Amico. McClure and D'Amico are now free on bail while they await trial.

World News Chris Watts' daughter, 4, witnessed him strangling wife, lawyer says
Author: 0 Chris Watts' daughter, 4, witnessed him strangling wife, lawyer says

Phil . Steven Lambert, an attorney who is representing the wife's family in a wrongful death suit, recounted the chilling detail in a pre-recorded episode of "Dr. TRAGEDY: All three members of Watts" family were found dead at his Colorado workplace (Pic: FACEBOOK ) "Bella walked in and asked: "What are you doing to mommy?" "From our understanding, Bella did not witness the actual killing of her mother".

World News Trump threatens to boycott debates on 'Fake News Networks'
Author: 0 Trump threatens to boycott debates on 'Fake News Networks'

The Democratic National Committee will not partner with Fox News for the upcoming primary debates, citing a story in the New Yorker that reported on the close ties of the news channel to President Donald Trump . A representative for Fox News did not immediately respond to an ABC News request for comment on the DNC's decision. President Trump threatened Wednesday not to participate in presidential debates sponsored by "fake news networks".

World News Venezuela orders German ambassador to leave country
Author: 0 Venezuela orders German ambassador to leave country

Maduro, who is fending off mounting worldwide pressure to cede power to the opposition leader and self-declared interim president Juan Guaidó, detained two French journalists in January who were filming outside the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas.

World News Czech PM raps Macron's call for European Union reforms
Author: 0 Czech PM raps Macron's call for European Union reforms

The EU also faces a more assertive China and challenges from Russian Federation, and has differences with the United States, especially over President Donald Trump's "America First" policies. Some EU officials were less diplomatic when speaking on condition of anonymity. "People are seeing it as a bit ridiculous that he keeps reinventing the wheel", one official said.

World News McSally: 'I felt the system was raping me all over again'
Author: 0 McSally: 'I felt the system was raping me all over again'

Representative Martha McSally speaks as US President Donald Trump looks on during a "Make America Great" rally in Mesa, Arizona on October 19, 2018. "I nearly separated from the Air Force at 18 years of service over my despair", she said. McSally was appointed to the U.S. Senate in December as a permanent replacement for Sen.

World News Parents accuse R. Kelly of holding daughter against her will
Author: 0 Parents accuse R. Kelly of holding daughter against her will

Hate me if you want to. "That's stupid! Use your common sense", Kelly said. "How stupid would it be for me, with my insane past, "Oh right now I just need to be a monster and hold girls against their will and chain them up in my basement and don't let them eat and don't let them out".

World News British PM May admits picture ‘error’ on Russian spy poisoning anniversary
Author: 0 British PM May admits picture ‘error’ on Russian spy poisoning anniversary

Previous year in March, a former Russian military officer and a double agent for the UK's intelligence services Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia Skripal were poisoned in the city in a novichok nerve-agent attack. May, who visited Salisbury on Monday morning, also met with the father of Dawn Sturgess, who died in July after being exposed to the nerve agent.

World News 'Happy thoughts' helped lost California girls survive ordeal
Author: 0 'Happy thoughts' helped lost California girls survive ordeal

Although the girls were dehydrated and cold, they were uninjured and "in good spirits", Mr Honsal said. "I just wanted a little more adventure, I said to go a little further", Caroline said in an interview Monday. The key lesson the girls said they followed was to stay in one place once they realized they were lost. At one point Leia tried to build a fire. "It was starting to drizzle so I knew we had to find shelter fast".

Author: 0 Gerald Butts to give PMO version of events in SNC-Lavalin affair

Jane Philpott, a close friend of Wilson-Raybould's and a star Cabinet minister, resigned this week, saying she was concerned the ex-attorney general was pressured and because she lost confidence in how the government has handled the scandal.

World News Netanyahu kicks off election campaign with attacks on media, political rivals
Author: 0 Netanyahu kicks off election campaign with attacks on media, political rivals

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel and Russian Federation had "shared goals" when it came to Syria. Mr. Netanyahu is not legally required to resign if indicted, only if convicted with all appeals exhausted. "We agreed to establish a joint team to advance this goal, together with other elements", the Israeli prime minister added. But the planned indictment of Mr Netanyahu may now give Mr Gantz the edge in the poll long viewed as a referendum on the Israeli leader's ...

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