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Bill rolling back bank restraints moves forward

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That's an estimated 85 percent of US banks, according to data from the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. But [Mulvaney] said the agency plans to reconsider the new requirements, and that banks would not be penalized for data collection errors in 2018. Read More »

Video shows deputy outside Stoneman Douglas High School during massacre

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It's not the only surveillance video from campus that day, but the only footage released by the sheriff's department after an order from a judge. But in radio transmissions released last week it appears the 32-year veteran deputy knew nearly immediately the shots were coming from inside the freshman building . Read More »

Parsons Green Tube bomber Ahmed Hassan was on Prevent deradicalisation scheme

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But the prosecution said the student was moved by "anger and hatred" when he planted the 400g of "Mother of Satan" explosives on a packed District Line carriage on September 15 previous year. He had components delivered while his foster parents were on holiday in Blackpool. Alison Morgan, prosecuting, said: "You had a deep seated anger I suggest at this country because of what happened in Iraq". Read More »

CIA Director nominee Gina Haspel did not mock tortured detainee

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Before she can begin that role, she must first be approved by the Senate. Haspel, who is now the CIA's deputy director, did not become the chief of base at the Thailand black site until after Zubaydah's interrogation had ended. Former CIA Acting General Counsel John Rizzo says Haspel and Rodriguez were the "staunchest advocates inside the building for destroying the tapes". Read More »

Expelled Russian diplomats will leave Britain on March 20

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UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Friday it was " overwhelmingly likely " that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally gave the order to use a nerve agent to attack a former double spy in what's the most direct accusation yet against Russia's leader. Read More »

North Korean foreign minister begins Sweden trip

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Harris accused Russian Federation of playing a "spoiler" role over North Korea and of seeking to "mess things up" when it came to sanctions and U.S. President Donald Trump's maximum pressure campaign, even though Moscow officially supported the sanctions. Read More »

N.Korea's top envoy meets Swedish PM

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The bilateral talks between Yong and Lofven focused on Sweden's consular responsibilities for United States, Canada and Australia with regard to United Nations , as per media reports . The ministry pointed out that the UN Security Council has unanimously condemned North Korea's nuclear weapons and missile programs and demanded their complete, verifiable and irrevocable elimination. Read More »

Boris Johnson blames Vladimir Putin personally for Salisbury nerve agent attack

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Separately on Friday, police in London launched a murder investigation into the death this week of a Russian associate of late tycoon Boris Berezovsky , but said nothing at this stage suggested a link to the Skripal case. Russia's foreign minister said Britain's defence minister "lacks education". Peskov reiterated Russian denials of involvement in the attack that has left both Skripals in critical condition. Read More »

Upset Alert: No. 2 North Carolina Is Trailing Early

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So, you know this is what you look forward to growing up. To help fans out, UNC Coach Roy Williams penned an excused absence letter-sort of- for fans who miss work to attend the game. "Late in the first half we played very well the last four minutes and got a little bit of a margin and then we kept making plays". When he addressed the media on Thursday's practice day, the first thing Williams noted was that golfer Tiger Woods, an apparent favorite of Williams', was 4 under par after the ... Read More »

BJP tags Arvind Kejriwal as a 'liar' after he apologises to Majithia

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Kejriwal's apology also drew flak from his party's leaders and MLAs in Punjab, who said they were "stunned" by the move and "disappointed" as he had not kept them in the "loop". "Our fight for Punjab continues", Sandhu tweeted. The AAP poll plank in the run-up to the Assembly elections a year ago revolved largely around eradicating the drug menace. Read More »

Nerve agent planted in luggage of Russian agent's daughter

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Moscow has vehemently denied it had a hand in the poisoning of its former spy in the cathedral city of Salisbury early this month. Britain's allies came out on Thursday in support of the UK's retaliation for the attack - on Wednesday Prime Minister Theresa May announced the expulsion of 23 Russian spies posing as diplomats, as well as covert operations against hostile Russian activity, and new laws to allow asset seizures and visa bans against corrupt Russian oligarchs in Britain. Read More »

Romanian Man Who Was Declared Dead Is Very Much Alive

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Her husband first became aware of his death when he tried to return to Romania in January, after the Turkish authorities expelled him because his papers had expired. Constantin Reliu's wife, having heard nothing from him for years, applied successfully for a death notice in 2016. The website reported that he moved to Turkey in 1992, and last visited his family in 1999. Read More »

United States hits Russian Federation with sanctions for election meddling

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The official said it was unclear if Trump himself saw Russia as an adversary, but suggested Putin may have "over-played his hand" by leaving Russian fingerprints on the hacking, the chemical attack, the deployment of ground-launched cruise missiles which the usa says violate an arms control treaty, and a March 1 speech on "invincible" Russian weaponry. Read More »

Supreme Court's stern warning for news channels, websites

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The top court also asked Jay Shah and others involved, to file responses within two weeks to the plea filed by the journalist. Even though the trial court was told to halt proceeding with the case, the three-judge bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Dipak Mishra criticised the " irresponsible reporting " of the matter. Read More »

'Constructive talks': N Korean and Swedish foreign ministers meet

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North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho had originally been scheduled to hold two days of talks with Wallstrom in Stockholm . Its diplomatic mission in Pyongyang , which opened in 1975, was the first Western embassy established in the isolationist country and now represents US, Canadian and Australian diplomatic interests, with Sweden playing a key liaison role. Read More »

Spy poisoning: Britain backed by allies

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday also accused Britain of violating worldwide law and said Britain's defense minister "lacks education". "The United Kingdom briefed thoroughly its allies that it was highly likely that Russian Federation was responsible for the attack". Ms Bishop said Russian Federation was either behind a nerve gas attack on a former spy in the United Kingdom, or the country had lost control of its chemical weapons supply. Read More »

Top Officials Scramble To Make Trump-Kim Summit A Reality

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The ministry said ahead of the North Korean diplomat's visit that his meetings with Wallstrom would focus on "Sweden's consular responsibilities as a protecting power for the United States , Canada and Australia", but also would address the security situation on the Korean Peninsula. Read More »

Arizona upset by Buffalo in Round of 64

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Their defeat in the first round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament was so embarrassing, though, and completed a season that included so many unflattering precedents, it would be irresponsible to ignore that this program might be facing a period of dramatic change. Read More »

Vatican tribunal finds Archbishop Apuron of Guam guilty of abuse

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The accusations against the archbishop ranged from the most serious allegations of child abuse to less serious accusations. Archbishop Apuron is pictured in a 2012 photo at the Vatican. Those penalties will be suspended during Apuron's appeal, until the final ruling is issued. His nephew alleges the archbishop raped him in the bathroom of the archdiocese's chancery in 1990. Read More »

Showers and Storms Return: timing the rain from Friday to Monday

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Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. The weather service now says the storm will be slower to arrive and stick around for much of the day Wednesday . Numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected Friday . Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. "It remains to be seen if the storm will become strong enough and close enough to Southern New England to have a significant impact", he said. Read More »

Michigan State faces Bucknell in first round of 2018 NCAA Tournament

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Michigan State entered the season as one of the title favorites, but streaky shooting and turnover tendencies caused problems for the Spartans in the first half. Bucknell pulled within four points in the final minute of play, but the Spartans then held on through a finish filled with fireworks, with back-to-back technical fouls for talking and some highlight reel dunks from the Spartans. Read More »

Putin appeals to 'love of fatherland' to get Russians to polls

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British foreign secretary Boris Johnson said today it was "overwhelmingly likely" the Russian president himself ordered the attack on Sergei Skripal. Moscow is also considering its response to the United States after Donald Trump's administration imposed sanctions on Russians allegedly involved in interfering with the 2016 U.S. Read More »

Korea's top diplomat meets Swedish leaders

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Sweden has longstanding ties with Pyongyang, and its embassy in North Korea was one of the first Western diplomatic missions there in the 1970s. In a joint press conference with Lofven on March 6 at the White House, Trump thanked Sweden for helping with the issue of Americans detained in North Korea , especially for its role in the release of Otto Warmbier, the imprisoned USA student who died shortly after his release from North Korea previous year. Read More »

EU Powers Exploring New, Non-Nuclear Sanctions On Iran

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U.S. President Donald Trump , however, has repeatedly threatened to withdraw from the deal over the objections of European Union member states. "The JCPOA is a product of long negotiations and a package of exchanges which have (already) taken place", Araqchi said, adding that Iran has fully observed its commitments under the agreement and expects the other side of the deal to do the same. Read More »

Tarkanian drops out of Senate race after Trump weighs in

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Nevada Republican Danny Tarkanian , who had planned to run against US Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) in this year's Senate primary, has instead made a decision to run for the Congressional seat being vacated by Democrat Jacky Rosen, who is running in the Democratic primary for Heller's seat. Read More »

Cop guarding BJP leader injured in militant attack

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In the initial exchange of fire one CRPF trooper identified as Pradeep Kumar of 110 bn got injured and shifted to army's 92 base hospital for treatment. The militant killed on Sunday was identified as Mohommad Toufeeq, 26, a resident of Bhadradri-Kothagudem district of Telangana who followed Islamic State ideology and fled to the Valley a year ago to join militancy. Read More »

Man beaten at Unite the Right rally found not guilty of assault

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Cell phone video later showed Harris being beaten by a group of alleged white nationalists in the Market Street Parking Garage. Harold Crews , 48, an attorney and chairman of the North Carolina League of the South , had pressed charges against Harris on October 12 - two months to the day after hundreds of white nationalists across the U.S. Read More »

Four people found dead inside California veterans home after hostage situation

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Gonzales Shushereba, a mother-to-be, had planned to travel to Washington, D.C., this weekend to celebrate her wedding anniversary, family friend Vasiti Ritova said . "She's holding up. I get anxious about her", Dugan said. President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday morning: "We are deeply saddened by the tragic situation in Yountville and mourn the loss of three incredible women who cared for our Veterans". Read More »

Russian Federation to expel British diplomats as crisis over ex-spy attack deepens

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Moscow has denied any involvement in the attempted murder of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter. May warned more measures could follow against Russian Federation, noting that the US-led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance and the UN Security Council had discussed the attack, while it was also expected to be on the agenda at a European Union summit next week. Read More »

"Japan 'concerned" at lack of consultation prior to Trump's meeting with Kim

The source said it was important to build confidence between Washington and Pyongyang, adding: "The United States wants to have help with consular matters and North Korea wants to be sure that no one is going to invade". "We've said that we can provide - we can be a channel or do whatever we can to see that the dialogue is smooth". Sweden, whose embassy represents U.S. Read More »

Air strikes pound rebel-held area in Syria's eastern Ghouta, killing 10

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Syria's United Nations ambassador said more than 40,000 civilians left the rebel-held Damascus suburbs of eastern Ghouta in a single day through a new security corridor opened by the government in the city of Hamouria. Image: Smoke rises over Douma in eastern Ghouta , Syria. Moscow and Damascus argue the enemies they target in Ghouta are terrorists unprotected by the truce. Read More »

Court Restrains National Assembly From Overriding Buhari on Election Timetable Bill

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The President of the Senate , Bukola Saraki applauded the progress made during the interaction, adding that broad issues on security, budget, were discussed. "We would not sit anywhere this constitution will be violated". "We need this country, we love this country". President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday evening met behind closed doors with the leadership of the National Assembly. Read More »

Trump Sanctions Russia Following Energy Grid Cyberattack

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The department alleged that a Russian military intelligence organization called the Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU), also attempted to influence the 2016 USA election and was responsible for NotPetya , a type of malware attack that damages hard drive files. Read More »