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World News Security Clearance Scandal Highlights White House Conflicts Of Interest
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Zhang showed the passports for identification and agents said she wasn't on the membership list, but a club manager thought she was the daughter of a member, the South Florida Sun Sentinel reported . Secret Service agents found two Chinese passwords in her possession, along with four smartphones and a thumb drive containing malware . In addition to the electronic equipment, she was carrying two Chinese passports, the documents said.

World News Donald Trump Is Lying About Puerto Rico
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Cruz, during an appearance on MSNBC, rejected Trump's claim that Puerto Rico has received $ 91 billion in Hurricane Maria relief, insisting they've received only $11-13 billion and that he's "literally delaying people's ability to put food on the table".

World News Trump suggests deferring GOP health plan push to after 2020
Author: 0 Trump suggests deferring GOP health plan push to after 2020

In remarks to reporters Tuesday, Trump said, "I wanted to put it after the election because we don't have the House". While Republicans gained Senate seats last fall, GOP senators - particularly those up for re-election next year - weren't looking for another fight over the law.

World News House Democrats could subpoena for full Mueller report this week
Author: 0 House Democrats could subpoena for full Mueller report this week

President Trump is blasting Democrats as they try to subpoena the release of the full findings in the Mueller report. "Barr has offered an alternate timeline for a redacted version of the report", the coalition continued, "but we deserve the full report and Congressional leaders and the American people expect it now".

World News Erdogan's AK Party challenges Istanbul, Ankara poll results
Author: 0 Erdogan's AK Party challenges Istanbul, Ankara poll results

Supporters of opposition Republican People's Party celebrate after early results for Ankara mayor on March 31, 2019. Bayram Senocak, the top official in Istanbul for the ruling Justice and Development Party, or AKP, told reporters he had filed appeals to challenge results in all of the city's 39 districts.

World News Man matching Hussle suspect description detained
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Holder and Hussle are believed to have known each other, said LAPD Chief Michel Moore. 19 people were injured in the confusion that resulted from the stampede. It said, "Our goal is to work with the department to help improve communication relationships, and work towards changing the culture and dialogue between LAPD and the inner city".

World News Emmanuel Macron: EU cannot be ‘held hostage’ to Brexit crisis
Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron: EU cannot be ‘held hostage’ to Brexit crisis

Mr Varadkar's visit to France comes ahead of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's trip to Dublin on Thursday. There was still time for May to present an alternative proposal to break the impasse, Varadkar said. Earlier on Tuesday, Michel Barnier, the EU's chief negotiator, said a no-deal Brexit is now more likely but can still be avoided . The party's deputy leader Nigel Dodds said if the Irish border backstop was addressed, the DUP could "do business" with the government.

World News United States student mistook murderer´s auto for Uber
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Investigators allege that on early Friday morning, Josephson entered Rowland's black Chevrolet Impala after leaving a local bar, where she'd spent the evening with friends. Her roommates reported her missing about 1:30 a.m. It was identified as Josephson's. "We'll still do it but you just got to double-check the license plate", said McCarty.

World News Whistle-blower: White House Overturned Security Clearances Denials for 25 People
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Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Committee Elijah Cummings (D-MD) waves his gavel as Michael Cohen, the former personal attorney of U.S. "All of those things have turned out to be false", he said, when asked about reports that at least 25 individuals in the White House were able to "leap frog" over career officials' concerns about their clearance.

World News Trump Orders Cut to Financial Aid to Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala
Author: 0 Trump Orders Cut to Financial Aid to Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala

He brought up that possibility on Friday and revisited it in tweets Saturday, blaming Democrats and Mexico for problems at the border and beyond despite warnings that a closed border could create economic havoc on both sides. Honduras responded on Sunday to the White House plan, proposing that Guatemala and El Salvador consider supporting joint initiatives "to ensure the sovereignty and dignity of each nation" in light of "the contradictory policies of the United States".

World News Donald Trump stops aid to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador
Author: 0 Donald Trump stops aid to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador

Following a major recall in mid-March, avocados are making the news again - but this time, it's because the import from Mexico would stop coming to the USA if the border with Mexico is closed. The Trump administration announced Saturday that they would cut foreign aid to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. They were joined by the U.S.

World News Erdogan's Alliance Set to Lose Ankara as Fight Brews in Istanbul
Author: 0 Erdogan's Alliance Set to Lose Ankara as Fight Brews in Istanbul

Losing the country's two major cities would be a stunning defeat for Erdogan , a former Istanbul mayor himself, whose ability to win at the ballot box has been unparalleled in Turkish history. Ekrem Imamoglu, the candidate from an alliance led by the secular Republican People's Party , thanked all Istanbul voters on Monday. The pro-Kurdish HDP, which is sitting out the races outsides its stronghold in Turkey's eastern regions, garnered 4 percent.

World News Arab League Deputy Chief: 40 Nations Stopped From Moving Embassies to Jerusalem
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Regional and global stability should come through "a just and comprehensive settlement that includes the rights of the Palestinian people and leads to the establishment of a Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital", Essebsi said. Khmeiry appeared to be referring to a still-unannounced United States peace plan by White House adviser Jared Kushner and Trump son-in-law that Palestinians have refused to discuss.

Author: 0 Trump cuts aid to Central American countries

Congress may seek to stop the aid being redirected elsewhere. "We could prevent a lot of what's happening on the southern border by preventing people from moving into Mexico in the first place". A Reuters source put the overall figure at about $700m. "I've ended payments to Guatemala, to Honduras and El Salvador", Mr Trump told reporters on Friday.

World News NY bans plastic bags, second U.S. state to do so
Author: 0 NY bans plastic bags, second U.S. state to do so

New tolls to drive into parts of Manhattan and a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags are two of the biggest proposals poised for approval as NY state lawmakers work to pass a new budget. The state budget also will include two other dedicated revenue sources for the subways: a "mansion tax" on Manhattan homes that sell for $25 million or higher, and an internet sales tax levied on retailers who sell merchandise online.

World News Vietnam woman in Kim assassination accepts new charge, likely to go free
Author: 0 Vietnam woman in Kim assassination accepts new charge, likely to go free

She told reporters before leaving the courtroom she was happy and hopes to be a singer and actress when she returns to Vietnam. Vietnamese officials in the courtroom cheered when the decision was announced. Ms Doan had been the sole remaining suspect on trial for the painful, public death of Kim whose body seized up and organs shut down within minutes of inhaling the VX agent in the departures hall of the busy worldwide airport.

World News Zuckerberg calls for updated internet regulations - Security
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However, Zuckerberg's Facebook posts did represent an integral part of the company's history and served as key pointers to how he's run the social media giant over its formative years. This gives people choice and enables developers to innovate and compete. The article also saw Zuckerberg advocate for broader application of the General Data Protection Regulation , which was implemented in Europe last May.

World News College Student Murdered After Getting Into Car She Thought Was Her Uber
Author: 0 College Student Murdered After Getting Into Car She Thought Was Her Uber

Her daughter, Samantha Josephson, 21, was found dead in a field Friday afternoon about 14 hours after getting into a vehicle she mistakenly thought was her Uber, said police in Columbia , South Carolina. I could continue to write about her but it kills me. I will miss and love my baby girl for the rest of life. Unlike him, Samantha had love within her heart and goal in her life, the life he brutally ended.

World News MPs vote on alternative Brexit options
Author: 0 MPs vote on alternative Brexit options

Motion E requires a public vote to confirm any Brexit deal passed by Parliament before its ratification, tabled by Labour MPs Peter Kyle and Phil Wilson. It was approved by 322 votes to 277. Out of the 16 options tabled by MPs, eight were chosen by the Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, and none secured a majority.

Author: 0 White House staff got security clearances despite 'disqualifying issues,' whistleblower reveals

Newbold's allegations were laid out in a letter sent to the White House on Monday and released by Elijah Cummings , chairman of the House of Representatives Oversight Committee. McFarland, Sebastian Gorka, and Robert Porter. Two of those people whose rejections were overturned are "senior White House officials" who remain in their jobs to this day, according to Ms Newbold.

World News No more avocados? It's possible if Trump shuts down border
Author: 0 No more avocados? It's possible if Trump shuts down border

Now they're going to stop them. This time, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and other USA officials say border patrol officers have been overwhelmed by a sharp increase asylum seekers, many of them children and families who arrive in groups, fleeing violence and economic hardship in the Northern Triangle.

World News Google adds Snake to Maps for April Fools' Day gag
Author: 0 Google adds Snake to Maps for April Fools' Day gag

If you want to play Snake on your desktop , you're not going to find it on the Google Maps website - instead, head to the dedicated site: snake.googlemaps.com . Another added: "WAIT? You can play Snake on Google Maps now?" "Are you bored of lame April Fools" Day pranks? Snakes have arrived on to Google Maps, and you will be able to play the game on the iOS , Android and a desktop version.

World News Federal judge blocks President Trump's Arctic drilling plans
Author: 0 Federal judge blocks President Trump's Arctic drilling plans

She wrote that an April 2017 executive order by Mr. Trump revoking the drilling ban "is unlawful, as it exceeded the president's authority". "The statutes and the Supreme Court have been silent on the authority of a president to modify or reduce a predecessor's protections of these public lands, waters and monuments", said Patrick Parenteau, a professor of environmental law at Vermont Law School.

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