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House Republicans Vote to Attack FBI From All Sides

The only thing that can be said with certainty, according to White House officials, is that the memo would not be released before the president's State of the Union address - and that Trump had not seen it as of Tuesday afternoon. FBI Director Christopher A. Wray has since had an opportunity to review the memo , though it has not been vetted by the FBI's in-house lawyers, according to people familiar with the matter. Read More »

INS Karanj launched today at Mumbai's Mazagon Docks


According to the original schedule, the first of the six submarines, the INS Kalvari, was scheduled to be delivered to the Navy by 2012, but it was inducted into the Navy only previous year, in December 2017. Karanj can launch attacks with torpedoes both while being submerged and while being on the surface in all war situations including the tropics, giving it an unmatched firepower and invincibility. Read More »

Police Pull Over a Car and Oranges Come Tumbling Out


A third auto was also discovered in connection with the mass theft , carrying even more oranges. Yes, that's a vehicle crammed to the hilt with oranges. Inside the vehicles, police found the oranges. None of the five people could tell the police where the oranges came from. With four tons, or 8,000 pounds, stolen, this family could have stolen anywhere up to $12,000 worth of oranges. Read More »

Is Lorde the victim of Grammys sexism?


Lorde , 21, is the only woman who was nominated for Album of the Year at the 2018 Grammy Awards - but she's also the only person in her category who won't be doing a solo performance during the event. Our times are intolerable . "No matter where you're from, no matter who you are, we all deal with struggles". Furthermore, Ed Sheeran took home the honor for Best Solo Pop Performance when he was the only nominee, a severe upset to women who expected a girl to receive the recognition. Read More »

Trump Tried to Fire Robert Mueller Last June


Republicans have now spent so much time demonizing Mueller and the Federal Bureau of Investigation that Trump might be able to get away with it. "I haven't given it any thought". Mr McGahn, a long-time Republican campaign finance lawyer in Washington who served on the Federal Election Commission, was the top lawyer on Mr Trump's campaign. Read More »

Las Vegas shooting documents include second person of interest


That person could be brought up on federal charges - again, not directly related to the shooting - within the next 60 days, the sheriff said January 19. When she was asked at the time about her involvement in the shooting, she said: "I can't comment at the moment". A person of interest was revealed in a cache of investigation records unsealed in the October 1 massacre that left 58 people dead in Las Vegas. Read More »

An anti-military rant on the taxpayers' dime

He said that criticizing war as a general public policy is legitimate, but that Salcido should not have intentionally "besmirched the intellect of people who serve our country". "They're the freaking lowest of our low", he ranted. Greg Gutfeld said Salcido's rant came from a place of "ignorance". "If you join the military, it's because you have no other options", Salcido said. Read More »

Forecast: Warmer, windy for next couple days


The New Orleans area is under a flash flood watch through 9:00 p.m., but the WWL-TV Pinpoint Forecast Center says the heaviest rain should have already pushed through. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Thursday: A slight chance of snow, Mostly cloudy, with highs into the mid 30's. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Read More »

Klopp confirms Liverpool will not replace Coutinho


Emre Can and Roberto Firmino struck first-half goals to put Jurgen Klopp's side in control and Mohamed Salah converted a late penalty to seal their sixth win in eight games in all competitions. The Germany global is out of contract at the end of the season and is yet to sign an extension to his existing deal. "Even if there would be something [to say], it would not help us or another club, to make the deal if [I said something]". Read More »

US Senate plans to vote on bill banning abortions after 20 weeks


But his Senate web page contains zero mentions of the word " abortion ". The bill will continue to be considered in the Senate and is widely expected to be a topic of debate in 2018 Senate elections. In a statement , Trump called the Senate action "disappointing" and added: "We must defend those who can not defend themselves". The bill was authored by Sen. Read More »

FBI Reviewing Second Trump-Russia Dossier


The FBI's never-ending investigation into allegations the Trump campaign colluded with Russian officials has received a second anti-Trump dossier from a longtime Clinton insider; raising further questions over the DNC's secretive role in the ongoing probe. Read More »

Tremors shake Delhi, Srinagar after 6.1 magnitude quake hit Afghanistan


Strong tremors were observed in Kabul , Afghanistan as well as the Lahore region of Pakistan along with eastern parts of Uzbekistan. Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah tweeted that tremors were felt in Sringar. At least one girl was killed and nine others injured when roofs collapsed on mud-brick homes in the village of Lasbela in Pakistan's Baluchistan province, said local government official Izat Nazir Baluch. Read More »

Brady doesn't want firing over daughter comment


My daughter, or any child, certainly does not deserve that", cutting short his weekly Kirk & Callahan Show appearance on Monday (29 January) morning. Time, WEEI radio DJ Alex Reimer described 5-year-old Vivian Brady as "an annoying little p-s ant ". Read More »

Disney is sending Mary Poppins on a Jungle Cruise


Emily Blunt will star opposite Dwayne Johnson in Disney's " Jungle Cruise ", an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap. Disney brought on Johnson a couple of years ago, and now the project is moving toward production under the direction of Jaume Collet-Serra, who most recently directed mid-range dramas The Shallows and Run All Night , starring Liam Neeson. Read More »

High-profile immigration activist battles to set aside NJ fraud conviction


Federal court judge Katherine Forrest ordered the immediate release of Ravi Ragbir, a nationally recognised immigrant rights activist who is the executive director of the New Sanctuary Coalition, Monday. Attorneys for Ravi Ragbir, executive director of the New Sanctuary Coalition in NY, have sought a stay of removal in federal district court in Newark, as they argue for the reversal of his 2000 conviction and sentencing on wire fraud charges. Read More »

IOC President Wishes Successful Winter Olympics in South Korea


The final decision not to gift the smartphones was made by the Organising Committee for the PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic Games (POCOG), not the Ministry of Unification (MOU). On Jan. 20, Bach chaired a meeting of representatives from South and North Korea and produced a landmark agreement on a joint Korean march at the opening ceremony and a unified women's ice hockey team. Read More »

Trump May Ask Sessions to Prosecute Mueller


Mueller ". In separate television interviews, Senators Susan Collins and Lindsey Graham expressed dismay at reports the Republican president had told the top White House lawyer to order U.S. "I want somebody who is without a political bias to come in and look at the allegations that I have seen", Graham said. Trump has denied on several occasions in recent months that he had even thought about firing Mueller and branded last week's story, first reported by The New York Times , ... Read More »

Theresa May on China trip to boost 'golden era' of trade ties


The prime minister chaired a meeting of her fractious Cabinet Tuesday morning before traveling to Heathrow for her flight to Wuhan - China's main university town. China-UK bilateral trade hit $83 billion in 2016-up nearly 9% on the previous year. The EU has refused to recognise China as a market economy, talks on a China-EU investment agreement have stumbled, and negotiations on a free-trade deal that requires the support of all member states are unlikely to start any time soon. Read More »

Trump issues executive order to keep open Guantanamo Bay prison


President Donald Trump gave his State of the Union address, cancels a 2009 order in which President Barack Obama promised to close the Guantanamo Bay facility in Cuba. But the move also had influential allies, including Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who has always been an advocate of detaining terrorism suspects at Guantanamo and of trying them in military commissions. Read More »

Haley: Cracking Down On Iran's Missiles Could Keep Trump In Nuclear Deal


She noted that France, a key architect of the nuclear deal struck in 2015 between Iran and world powers, has begun reprimanding Tehran for such violations and that such rebukes are being well-received in Washington. inspections of sensitive sites. In order to pass a new resolution banning Iran from all activities related to ballistic missiles, the resolution needs nine votes in favour and no vetoes by the US, Britain, France, China or Russian Federation. Read More »

US 'oligarch' list an unfriendly act: Putin


That said , the State Department also said that foreign governments and private sector entities are "on notice ... that significant transactions with listed Russian entities will result in sanctions ". "And not only should there be a price to pay in terms of sanctions , but also we need to put safeguards in place right now for the elections for this year". Read More »

United States delegation chased out of Bethlehem: 'You are not welcome anymore'

Abbas said Trump's Jerusalem decision made the US irrelevant to the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, which used to be sponsored mainly by Washington in order to reach a final peace settlement. Relations between the Trump administration and Palestinian leadership have strained since the UNRWA funds were cut, as Palestinian leadership declined to host Pence during his visit to Israel in mid-January. Read More »

Congress new campaign to make leaders work


If Congress president Rahul Gandhi is under the impression that he has managed to evolve as the "king of pun and sarcasm" (mostly by attacking the rival Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) and Prime Minister Narendra Modi ) with his witty and sharp one-liners on Twitter in the recent past, then he might need to do some serious introspection. Read More »

Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski says he will play in Super Bowl LII


Gronkowski is recovering from a concussion sustained on a helmet-to-helmet hit from safety Barry Church in the second quarter of the Patriots' 24-20 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC Championship Game . He then re-signed with the Patriots, but only appeared in two games before being placed on season-ending injured reserve. It has been 17 years since Brady's first Super Bowl . Read More »

Justice Dept. Suspected Carter Page Acted as Russian Agent


Adam Schiff, said last week that Democrats on the panel had put together their own memo. But GOP lawmakers could be calling Rosenstein's position into question. Page took a trip to Russian Federation in July 2016, prompting surveillance later that fall. Assistant Attorney General Stephen Boyd told Nunes in a letter last week that the DOJ was "unaware of any wrongdoing related to the FISA process". Read More »

Putin: Russia list is a hostile move driven by Trump foes


No new sanctions were imposed with the list , but some on the individuals on it are already under USA sanction - though they were part of the law passed by Congress that mandated the release of the list . "The importance of this list is null", said Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev , who then added a joke: "I believe in this case not being included on this list provides grounds for resignation". Read More »

Paul Simon announces "The Farewell Performance"


Simon has often hinted at retirement over recent years. Just a week after Elton John announced a mammoth farewell concert series , his contemporary Paul Simon has announced a single, one-off adieu in London's Hyde Park this summer. The trend this year in classic rock it would seem is "goodbye ". Now - in what is apparently the month of farewell tour announcements - it looks like Rhymin' Simon is calling it quits for good. Read More »

Donald Trump 'wanted to fire Robert Mueller but backed off'

Another alleged conflict Trump cited was that Mueller had once resigned his membership at Trump National Golf Club in northern Virginia in a dispute over fees. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would "love" to be questioned under oath by Russian Federation collusion prosecutor Robert Mueller , saying it could happen in the coming weeks. Read More »

Odinga now Kenya's opposition president


Odinga, 72, was delighted when President Uhuru Kenyatta second-term victory was annulled while he refused to take part in the election re-run, claiming the government planned to rig the vote. "Today is a historic day in Kenya". Police have vowed to block opposition supporters from attending the event. Officials at Kenya's interior ministry suggested the TV ban was created to maintain order, but veteran journalists accused President Kenyatta's administration of trying to cripple the media ... Read More »

Prominent Hamas Leader Dies 3 Weeks after Accidentally Shooting himself


Al-Alami's body has been moved to Gaza's main al-Amari mosque. He was transferred to Shifa Hospital in Gaza City, where he remained in critical condition until his death. There were no details on how he was injured and lost a leg. He was visited in hospital by Hamas leader Ismail Haniya, Gaza chief Yahya Sinwar and his deputy Khalil al-Hayya shortly after the shooting. Read More »