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World News Justice Department Moves to Dismiss Menendez Indictment
Author: 0 Justice Department Moves to Dismiss Menendez Indictment

Earlier this month , prosecutors had signaled they meant to retry the senator, and shortly after that a judge scaled back the case, tossing out some of the charges he and a co-defendant had faced. In their own court filings, lawyers for Menendez and Melgen said they did not object to the prosecutors' motion to dismiss the indictment against the two men.

World News Trump to keep Guantanamo Bay prison open
Author: 0 Trump to keep Guantanamo Bay prison open

Signed moments before he stepped to the podium to present his first State of the Union Address, Trump said in the speech: "In the past, we have foolishly released hundreds and hundreds of unsafe terrorists only to meet them again on the battlefield, including the ISIS leader, al-Baghdadi, who we captured, who we had, who we released", he said, referring to Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was released from Camp Bucca in Iraq in 2004 .

World News China denies spying on African Union
Author: 0 China denies spying on African Union

Le Monde says the AU's servers were changed and its IT systems redone after the copying was found. China's ambassador to the African Union Kuang Weilin denied allegations of spying. Weilin said that the report was inaccurate and "I really question its intention". Chairman of the AU, Rwandan President Paul Kagame, said he knew nothing about the claims.

World News Philly church bells ring out 'Fly Eagles Fly' for Super Bowl
Author: 0 Philly church bells ring out 'Fly Eagles Fly' for Super Bowl

However, the Philadelphia Eagles ruined their hopes on January 21, 2018, defeating the Vikings 38-7. Speaking to reporters after the Super Bowl host committee news conference, the Wilfs were asked for their reaction to the way Vikings fans were treated at the NFC Championship Game.

Author: 0 Minutes After SOTU, GOP Rep. Asks Trump to 'Release the Memo'

Now, it's up to President Trump to decide whether to release the controversial document. Sources say White House lawyers would want to see it and consult with the president before he makes a decision whether to release the memo. The memo has become a flashpoint in politically divided Washington, with some Republicans increasingly voicing complaints about Mueller's months-long investigation and claiming that some Justice Department officials have worked to undermine Trump's presidency.

World News FBI's No 2 official quits after censure by Trump
Author: 0 FBI's No 2 official quits after censure by Trump

Fox News reports , "The investigation is looking at a variety of allegations, including whether it was improper for former FBI Director James Comey to make a public announcement about not recommending prosecution over the email arrangement - he also faulted Clinton and her associates for being "extremely careless" with classified information".

World News Train carrying members of Congress hits vehicle
Author: 0 Train carrying members of Congress hits vehicle

Cole said he believes the accident occurred south of Charlottesville, Va. Amtrak said there were no injuries to those aboard the train, which originated in Washington. Bradley Byrne tweeted. Several Arizona lawmakers were on board the train that crashed into a truck in Virginia Wednesday morning. The retreat the Flores' were headed to was a three-day event at the Greenbrier resort in White Sulfur Springs.

World News Trump's Porn Star Stormy Daniels goes on Jimmy Kimmel after SOTU
Author: 0 Trump's Porn Star Stormy Daniels goes on Jimmy Kimmel after SOTU

ABC/Tyler Golden ( LOS ANGELES ) - On Tuesday night's special post-State of the Union episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! Kimmel opened his show with a quick sketch winking at the predicament. Kimmel also tried to get an answer about the big question at the center of this alleged scandal - Did Stormy Daniels have sex with Donald Trump? If this were any other president, the paid hush money to a porn star would be dominating the news, but Trump has set the bar really high with his ...

World News Sydney seaplane source of crash remains inexplicable
Author: 0 Sydney seaplane source of crash remains inexplicable

The boss of Sydney Seaplanes has described the actions of a highly experienced pilot during New Year's Eve's deadly crash as "totally inexplicable". A periodic inspection of the aircraft was conducted on November 6, with a scheduled engine change carried out. He held a valid Commercial Pilot (Aeroplane) Licence.

World News Rare Super Blue Blood Moon appears
Author: 0 Rare Super Blue Blood Moon appears

Most parts of the Middle East will however be able to view a total lunar eclipse. The total LE means that the astrological phenomena when the shadow of Earth covers the whole moon's surface and as a result blocks the sunlight. It's all happening in the heavens tonight with a one-in-150-year triple celestial event. In India , the event will commence around 6:15 pm IST and it will become total at sharp 6:21 pm and last long for about 20 minutes.

World News Saudi crown prince loses $106.7 bn in online gambling
Author: 0 Saudi crown prince loses $106.7 bn in online gambling

From a total of 381 people called in for questioning since November 4 in connection with the corruption charges, 56 persons remain in custody for questioning, Al-Mojeb said. Saudi Arabia crown prince Mohammad bin Salman on Wednesday revealed that he had lost an estimated 106.7 USA billion dollars as settlements received in a late-night game of online gambling as a part of the kingdom's "anti-corruption drive", according to local media.

World News Tariq Ramadan detained in Paris over rape accusations
Author: 0 Tariq Ramadan detained in Paris over rape accusations

Tariq Ramadan , a Swiss academic, philosopher and writer, was detained by French police on Wednesday, 31st of January, for having allegedly raped two women, a legal source told AFP . Ramadan branded the decision ridiculous, stressing he had always rejected terrorism and accusing the USA of trying to stifle debate. The second complainant - a 42-year old convert to Islam - has alleged that she was raped by Prof Ramadan in the Hilton hotel in Lyon in 2009.

World News Bannon will not testify before US House intel panel on Wednesday
Author: 0 Bannon will not testify before US House intel panel on Wednesday

Trump made the remark to Republican Representative Jeff Duncan on the floor of House of Representatives late on January 30 after giving his State of the Union speech. "I'm on my way to go read their memo, so long as the Democrat memo doesn't reveal sources and methods, so long as it doesn't contain inaccuracies, so long as it meets the standards the Republican staff memo has met, I would suggest that we release both of them and have this discussion", Gaetz replied.

World News McCarthy on Nunes memo: 'I can't predetermine' what the President will do
Author: 0 McCarthy on Nunes memo: 'I can't predetermine' what the President will do

Ahead of President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address on Tuesday night, the political bitterness between the Republicans and the Democrats has deepened, this time over the FBI's alleged surveillance abuses. Representative K. Michael Cona-way, a Texas Republican , said if the President supports the memo's release, it could take place as soon as yesterday.

World News Ryanair signs formal recognition agreement with BALPA
Author: 0 Ryanair signs formal recognition agreement with BALPA

Eddie Wilson, Ryanair's chief people office, said that the agreement with Balpa, which was announced on Tuesday (30 January), highlighted the airline's commitment to working with the union to preserve pilots' and customers' interests. BALPA signed an agreement where representatives will be involved in the discussion of topics such as pay, hours and holidays. Welcoming the recognition agreement, Ryanair chief people officer, Eddie Wilson, said: "We are pleased today to announce this United ...

World News CDC chief resigns amid reports she bought tobacco stocks
Author: 0 CDC chief resigns amid reports she bought tobacco stocks

There is some question about if Fitzgerald's stock purchases were an ethics violation. Politico had also noted that tobacco is "the leading cause of preventable disease and death and an issue she had long championed". She was appointed to the post by former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price. A spokesman for newly confirmed Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said he accepted Fitzgerald's resignation in the morning.

World News Person of interest identified in missing girl's death in Fairfax County
Author: 0 Person of interest identified in missing girl's death in Fairfax County

She reportedly told her sister she would be back shortly, yet never returned. The message was sent from Moussa's phone, but it's unclear whether it was Moussa who sent it, her mom said. region previous year. Detectives said they had spoken with about 20 people who had recent contact with Moussa. "At this time , we believe this is an isolated incident".

Author: 0 Trump tells GOP lawmaker he'll '100 percent' release the memo

The panel also voted to make a Democrat-drafted memo rebutting the GOP's document available to House members to read in a secure facility, as the panel had done with the GOP memo 11 days earlier along party lines. Republicans on the committee on January 29 rejected opposition from the Justice Department and voted to release the memo . The memo is now being reviewed by White House lawyers.

World News India launches 3rd Scorpene-class submarine
Author: 0 India launches 3rd Scorpene-class submarine

In all, there will be six such submarines being indigenously built. The are a primary modernization requirement of the Indian Navy, which is now faced with an ageing submarine fleet, and that too when the Chinese navy has a growing presence in the Indian Ocean.

World News ICC launches investigation into suspect cricket match
Author: 0 ICC launches investigation into suspect cricket match

The ICC Anti-Corruption Unit has made a decision to investigate this league after being viral of a suspicious video clip. The National newspaper reported the Emirates Cricket Board have distanced themselves from the T20 league which is the subject of an International Cricket Council anti-corruption probe.

World News The top 4 moments where Black women shined at the Grammys
Author: 0 The top 4 moments where Black women shined at the Grammys

Alessia Cara , who was awarded Best New Artist , was the only female performer to be honoured with a Grammy during the telecast - with the exception of Rihanna , who featured on Kendrick Lamar's award-winning LOYALTY . Backstage, Ehlrich explained Lorde's snub was due to a shortage of space during the show. I don't know if it was a mistake . These shows are a matter of choices, ' said Ken Ehrlich , a producer of the Grammys .

Author: 0 Trump pushes back reports of firing Special Counsel Mueller

Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) was among the lawmakers who cited the report as evidence the president obstructed or attempted to obstruct justice. Several outlets confirmed the New York Times' reporting later on Thursday and early Friday.

World News Four states denounce United Nations mission report over Qatar crisis
Author: 0 Four states denounce United Nations mission report over Qatar crisis

He was speaking at the opening session of the inaugural US-Qatar Strategic Dialogue in Washington, DC, in the presence of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis . The meeting comes after an announcement on Monday by Qatar's Defence Minister Al Attiyah that his country intends to expand the American air base that now houses some 10,000 USA military personnel.

World News Top secret Australian files left in second-hand shop
Author: 0 Top secret Australian files left in second-hand shop

Among the revelations reported by the ABC from the documents were allegations Australia's then-immigration minister Scott Morrison intervened in 2013 to demand extra checks on a group of asylum seekers to stop them getting permanent protection visas in Australia.

World News CJI, two rebel judges shake hands in public
Author: 0 CJI, two rebel judges shake hands in public

The allegations which prompted the inquiry pertain to Allahabad High Court judge Justice Narayan Shukla granting permission to certain private medical colleges to admit students after an MCI ban, and also involved the rulings on the case in the Supreme Court.

Author: 0 California Teacher At War With Marines

Additionally, apart from being a teacher, Salcido is also a Pico Rivera councilman. The El Rancho Unified School Board said Salcido is now under a board investigation. The school board said it is investigating , and Salcido's fellow City Council members have expressed dismay. At city council meetings, Salcido stands "with his hands at his side and does not recite the pledge of allegiance".