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World News House votes to force lawmakers to pay own sex cases
Author: 0 House votes to force lawmakers to pay own sex cases

The bill is expected to pass easily, with both Democrats and Republicans seeking to get ahead of the scandal that has already forced several resignations and retirements. The requirement that members personally pay for any settlement must still be approved by the Senate. In the past 20 years, almost 200,000 USA dollars have been provided by a special fund managed by the Treasury Department to cover settlements related to sexual harassment on Capitol Hill, data from the House Administration ...

World News Pres. Rouhani: Iran against presence of foreign troops in Syria without permission
Author: 0 Pres. Rouhani: Iran against presence of foreign troops in Syria without permission

Elsewhere in his remarks, Rouhani said the Islamic Republic favors dialogue among regional countries. Iran's President Hassan Rouhani requested Turkey to stop its operation in Afrin, Syria, as soon as possible. "The JCPOA (nuclear deal) is not negotiable, nor can it be rewritten", he added. He went on to refer to Syria and said: "Russia, like Iran, believes that it is only the Syrians who must decide on the future of their country and we oppose imposition of any decision from outside ...

World News Kenya police arrest opposition member current at Odinga's 'swearing in'
Author: 0 Kenya police arrest opposition member current at Odinga's 'swearing in'

In a statement Thursday, the U.S. State Department grave concern over what U.S. officials called "the government's action to shut down, intimidate, and restrict the media" and Odinga's self-inauguration. Miguna is a provocative firebrand who attended the Tuesday mock swearing-in of opposition leader Raila Odinga as the "people's president", in defiance of last year's election that saw Uhuru Kenyatta win a second term.

World News Kelly says Trump likely won't extend DACA deadline
Author: 0 Kelly says Trump likely won't extend DACA deadline

Kelly's remark to reporters earlier on Tuesday that those who did not sign up were " too lazy to get off their asses " came in the context of him touting the White House immigration framework as extremely generous, because it offers a pathway to citizenship for all 1.8 million people who both enrolled in DACA or could have.

World News How much does a Super Bowl LII (2018) commercial cost?
Author: 0 How much does a Super Bowl LII (2018) commercial cost?

This year, NBC is asking for more than $5 million for Super Bowl ad , sweetening the deal via bundling with the Winter Olympics. Super Bowl LII pits returning champions the New England Patriots against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday evening in Minneapolis.

World News IOC considering appeal against Cas ruling on Russian doping bans
Author: 0 IOC considering appeal against Cas ruling on Russian doping bans

Thirteen Russian athletes and two coaches whose life bans for doping were lifted by a top sports court may be invited to take part in the Pyeongchang Olympics, the IOC said Saturday. The 32 athletes all failed to pass the mandatory International Olympic Committee vetting - imposed as a result of Russian doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics - and were subsequently not invited.

World News Jadhav now facing trial on terrorism, sabotage charges - Newspaper
Author: 0 Jadhav now facing trial on terrorism, sabotage charges - Newspaper

Pakistan believes the officials were Jadhav's handlers and were engaged in recruiting people to carry out subversive activities in Balochistan. He was awarded death penalty after being found guilty of espionage under Section 59 of the Pakistan Army Act 1952 and Section 3 of the Official Secrets Act of 1923.

Author: 0 Schumer urges Trump to allow Dems' 'FISA memo' to also be released

The clear implication: The whole thing shows law enforcement is tainted. "But the Russian Witch Hunt goes on and on". The Intelligence Committee voted along party lines last week to release the Republican memo despite warnings from national security officials that it would damage us law enforcement.

World News Water Security Expert Available on Cape Town's Water Crisis
Author: 0 Water Security Expert Available on Cape Town's Water Crisis

Cape Town deputy mayor Ian Neilson said: "We find ourselves in a truly unprecedented situation and, as a City, we have had to make some incredibly hard choices". "Since the implementation of Level 6 restrictions, there has been a further decline in urban usage but not at a sufficient scale". We trust that the tariff increases will serve as deterrent against high usage.

World News Trump's military parade is one massive troll, complete with tanks
Author: 0 Trump's military parade is one massive troll, complete with tanks

Fulfilling the president's wish became more of a priority when Trump personally discussed the matter during a January 18 meeting with top generals at the Pentagon . Does anyone doubt that if offered the alternatives of reviewing a huge military parade or getting to devote an entire evening to his Twitter account, the 45th president would give up SOTU in a NY minute? However, a White House official, informed on the planning, placed current discussions as only "brainstorming" while further ...

World News Jennifer Rubin: Nunes and other Trump sycophants cannot take re-election for granted
Author: 0 Jennifer Rubin: Nunes and other Trump sycophants cannot take re-election for granted

After the House committee vote Monday, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the panel's top Democrat, said he believed the Democratic document would "help inform the public of the many distortions and inaccuracies in the majority memo". Democrats have prepared a rebuttal memo, which the committee is preparing to review later on Monday, two sources told Reuters. Democrats stoutly resisted the memo's release, saying it was "deliberately misleading" and possibly meant to lay the groundwork for ...

Author: 0 Trump on Twitter (February 5) - DACA, Democrats, Adam Schiff

In an interview with "Fox & Friends", Nunes was asked about assertions that the FBI opened a counterintelligence investigation into the Trump campaign in July 2016 based on suspicions about Papadopoulos's connections to Russian Federation.

World News DPRK Artists to Perform at South Korea's Winter Olympics
Author: 0 DPRK Artists to Perform at South Korea's Winter Olympics

Meanwhile, Vice-President Mike Pence said he would not rule out talks with North Korea officials when he attends the Winter Olympics this week. "A message was being sent", one official said of the talking point. Games organizers said 32 workers are being treated for norovirus in quarantines, including 21 from the Civil Security Staff and three who are foreigners.

World News Noted Malayalam poet Kureepuzha Sreekumar attacked, abused
Author: 0 Noted Malayalam poet Kureepuzha Sreekumar attacked, abused

When he got off the stage, the group surrounded him and questioned him over his speech. All six men taken into custody are members of the BJP/RSS cadre, CNN-News18 reported. There has been an increase in attacks on the freedom of expression in the country since the past few years, Pinarayi said, adding that M M Kalburgi, Govind Pansare and Gauri Lankesh had lost their lives due to such intolerance.

World News Paul Ryan Deletes Tax-Cut Tweet
Author: 0 Paul Ryan Deletes Tax-Cut Tweet

The Hill reported Monday that Ryan's potential foe, Randy Bryce, raised more than $130,000 in almost 24 hours after Ryan wrote on Twitter touting a woman's $1.50 weekly raise as evidence of the good the Republican tax bill has done. Manu Raju of CNN referred Ryan back to his comments he made at his previous conference on January 30 , when he described the Nunes memo as "a completely separate matter from Bob Mueller's investigation, and his investigation should be allowed to take its ...

World News Rahul Gandhi to Interact With Public Today
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi to Interact With Public Today

Sitharamans response came to a question by Samajwadi Party member Naresh Agrawal. In her reply, the defence minister stated that protection of classified information and material exchanged under the inter-governmental pact between India and France is governed by the provisions of the security agreement signed between the two nations in 2008.

World News Talking Points From Swansea City 8-1 Notts County
Author: 0 Talking Points From Swansea City 8-1 Notts County

Cahill didn't play, but Aussie left back James Meredith started in the loss to the League One side. Nathan Dyer has made over 200 appearances for Swansea City, and the diminutive attacking midfielder showed what he can do when given time and space on the ball this evening.

World News Jordan Peele Quit Acting Because of The Emoji Movie
Author: 0 Jordan Peele Quit Acting Because of The Emoji Movie

Get Out was, without a doubt, one of the best movies of 2017. Me thinks Peele made the right decision, as much as I will miss his delightful comedic performance on screen. " The Emoji Movie actually helped me quit acting". Peele went on to say that he found the offer "fucked up", but then said he'd sleep on it. Peele also asked how much money he would be paid for the role.

World News Justin Trudeau is an Embarrassment to Canada, Feminists and Mankind
Author: 0 Justin Trudeau is an Embarrassment to Canada, Feminists and Mankind

It must be hard for Trudeau to come up with enough new material to maintain his reputation as the most sanctimonious Social Justice Warrior of all time. Trudeau of "mansplaining" and making up words ". Fresh from the fight to make the Canadian national anthem gender neutral, Justin Trudeau , the prime minister, has offered his country a bolder vision of how they might relate to the broader populace of the earth.

World News Coons, McCain introduce USA Act to Senate
Author: 0 Coons, McCain introduce USA Act to Senate

A bipartisan group of senators, led by Republican Lindsey Graham of SC and Democrat Dick Durbin of IL, released a framework in January for the "Immigration Reform Act of 2018". The House passed the same bill a few hours later. U.S. President Donald Trump meets with members of Congress and U.S. law enforcement, discussing crime and immigration issues, specifically the MS-13 gang, at the White House in Washington, U.S.

World News Thiessen: Trump's immigration policy is presidential
Author: 0 Thiessen: Trump's immigration policy is presidential

Trump reiterated on Thursday at the retreat that all four components of his framework must be included in a deal, a stance viewed as unworkable by many lawmakers in both parties. "I would rather that leadership be less prescriptive as to how the Appropriations Committee should go about doing its work", the Pennsylvania Republican said.

World News Russian athletes appeal to CAS for Olympic invites
Author: 0 Russian athletes appeal to CAS for Olympic invites

Pence told reporters in remarks that were posted online Monday night that his trip would signal a united front with Japan and South Korea in the face of North Korean aggression. Pence said he aims to ensure North Korea doesn't "hijack" the games as it participates on a joint team with the South, in the view of the White House.

World News House Intelligence Committee votes to release Democrats' memo
Author: 0 House Intelligence Committee votes to release Democrats' memo

President Trump attacked Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., on Twitter Monday, accusing the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee of leaking classified information. Schiff said he believes the White House will approve the declassification of the Democratic rebuttal to the GOP's memo because of public pressure but noted he worries about "censoring" of the information through heavy redaction.

World News Pence leaves for Asia with stern message on North Korea
Author: 0 Pence leaves for Asia with stern message on North Korea

North Korea has denied mistreating Warmbier. "We'll be telling the truth about North Korea at every stop", Pence told reporters after touring missile defense facilities Monday that monitor and could respond to a launch by the North. "He & his wife remind the world of the atrocities happening in N Korea", Mr Pence tweeted. His parents sat with the first lady at President Donald Trump's State of the Union address last month.

Author: 0 Winter storm warning includes Livingston County; winter weather advisories for western counties

With a winter storm warning in effect from 4 a.m.to 10 p.m. Wednesday, several area organizations have already announced closures for tomorrow. Timing: snow will break out between 9am and noon. Sidewalks also must be cleared of snow and ice within 24 hours of the end of the storm. In these places, snow accumulation is expected to total 4 to 7 inches before the wintry mix switches to rain in the evening.

World News Big bonanza for Bengaluru in Railway Budget allocation
Author: 0 Big bonanza for Bengaluru in Railway Budget allocation

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, on the other hand thanked Prime Minister, Finance Minister and Railway Minister for the allocation of Rs 5252 crore against the previous UPA government's annual average allocation of only Rs 838 crore for Odisha .

World News Indonesia's Capital Braces For Floods As Landslides Kill 2
Author: 0 Indonesia's Capital Braces For Floods As Landslides Kill 2

Television stations broadcast the frantic rescue effort near Jakarta's global airport throughout the night. Rescuers spent more than 10 hours trying to save Dianti, and more than 14 hours to pull Mukhmainna from the rubble, after the rail bridge collapsed and buried their auto.

World News New Trump Decision: Whether to Release Democrats' Memo
Author: 0 New Trump Decision: Whether to Release Democrats' Memo

Sanders says Trump's legal and national security teams are reviewing the memo and will brief him on their findings once the review is concluded. The Democrats' 10-page rebuttal, written by Schiff and staffers, suggests that the Republicans' memo is misleading and relies on cherry-picked information meant to discredit the ongoing probe into possible links between Russian agents and the Trump campaign.