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Clovis Tied To 2016 Election Investigation, Faces More Opposition To USDA Nomination

Clovis Tied To 2016 Election Investigation, Faces More Opposition To USDA Nomination Clovis never told Mr. Papadopoulos that "a principal foreign policy focus of the campaign was an improved US relationship with Russia" because that was not Dr. A lawyer for Clovis, who is now a senior White House adviser to the Agriculture Department, did not respond to a request for comment. "I have strong concerns that Sam Clovis is not qualified to be USDA Under Secretary of Research, Educa... [Full Article...]

'Prescription Drug Take Back Program' Collects Record Number of Drugs

'Prescription Drug Take Back Program' Collects Record Number of Drugs DEA Acting Administrator Robert W. Patterson issued a statement Tuesday saying it's critical to get unwanted painkillers and other addictive medicines out of homes and away from family members who might abuse them. Residents interested in the next Take Back Day must wait until April 2018, when 51 permanent Prescription Drug Disposal Boxes will be available. Rates of prescription drug abuse in the ... [Full Article...]

Dartmouth College professors under investigation for alleged sexual misconduct

Dartmouth College professors under investigation for alleged sexual misconduct According to the New York Times , the professors are Bill Kelley, Todd Heatherton, and Paul Whalen of Dartmouth College's Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences. Local law enforcement said they knew nothing of the allegations. "We will provide further information when we can do so, consistent with our obligation to ensure the integrity of the investigation". [Full Article...]

Trump condemns 'sick and deranged' driver after NY killings

Trump condemns 'sick and deranged' driver after NY killings Both first lady Melania Trump, who was in New York City at the time, and the president's daughter Ivanka, a White House senior adviser, tweeted about the incident, sending prayers to those affected. Police said they have taken a person, who was shot twice, into custody. In addition to those killed, 11 people were seriously injured, police said. The last mass casualty incident in NY was on May ... [Full Article...]

US Pursuing Rigorous New Nuclear Inspection Regime in Iran

US Pursuing Rigorous New Nuclear Inspection Regime in Iran But Amano has disputed the administration's claims, saying his inspectors have encountered no obstacles checking facilities in Iran and maintaining that "Iran is subject to the world's most robust nuclear-verification regime". 29, 2017. Since assuming power and even during the election campaigned Trump expressed his displeasure with Iran nuclear deal describing it the "worst deal ever" and "an... [Full Article...]

Catalan's President plans to petition Europe

Catalan's President plans to petition Europe Later on Tuesday, Spain's High Court accepted the attorney general's charges of rebellion, sedition and misuse of public funds against him and other members of his sacked government and summoned them to testify in Madrid this Thursday and Friday. [Full Article...]

California school evacuated after man takes teacher hostage

California school evacuated after man takes teacher hostage According to reports from inside the school, a father had some sort of violent altercation with a male staff member, possibly giving him a bloody nose. The Riverside Unified School District said in a Facebook post that the students were being reunited with their parents at a nearby park. The condition of the teacher also wasn't known, he said. [Full Article...]

Experts Say Lost Sailors' Story Doesn't Add Up

Experts Say Lost Sailors' Story Doesn't Add Up But they acknowledged to the Associated Press that they never turned an emergency beacon on because they didn't think they were in a life-threatening situation, a statement that contradicts other statements they uttered after their rescue that there were times they didn't know if they'd survive 24 hours. [Full Article...]

Long Island weather: Halloween Tuesday shapes up breezy, dry

Long Island weather: Halloween Tuesday shapes up breezy, dry Wednesday: Mostly cloudy - high near 52 with southeast wind around 8 miles per hour. Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy - temperature rising to around 58 by 5 am. Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. [Full Article...]

Stirling academic 'set up Russian Federation meetings with Trump aide'

Stirling academic 'set up Russian Federation meetings with Trump aide' CPA Papadopoulos's tweet comes after former Trump foreign policy adviser Papadopoulous pleaded guilty on Monday to making false statements and "material omissions" to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about the links between the Trump campaign and the Russian government, USA Today reports. [Full Article...]

New York PD responding to shots fired near World Trade Center site

New York PD responding to shots fired near World Trade Center site The witness added that the truck crashed into a school bus and the driver got out and opened fire. A witness said a man drove his pickup truck down the bike lane on the West Side Highway and ran over multiple people. One person is in custody. At least two people have been injured near Stuyvesant High School in the Manhattan neighborhood of Tribeca, according to reports. [Full Article...]

Indian troops deliberately targeting innocent civilians: Pakistan army

Indian troops deliberately targeting innocent civilians: Pakistan army The talks were not scheduled in advance . "A special hot line contact was established between director generals military operations (DGMOs) of Pakistan and Indian armies today", the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Prem Kumar Dhumal named BJP's chief ministerial candidate for Himachal Pradesh elections

Prem Kumar Dhumal named BJP's chief ministerial candidate for Himachal Pradesh elections Shah said Himachal has a lot of potential in tourism, agriculture and power, but no development has taken place as people alternated the government every five years. "Virbhadraji, the BJP is going to fight under Dhumalji's leadership in Himachal". This happened while Jagdev Chand, the then sitting member of the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly and the state stalwart denied contesting the el... [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton Jokes About Going as President for Halloween (Womp Womp)

Hillary Clinton Jokes About Going as President for Halloween (Womp Womp) Fox News host Sean Hannity . "Now that we have no Trump collusion, here's what we do have tonight", Hannity said . Former Democratic presidential nominee and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday brushed off questions about the unsealing of the first indictments under special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe, pointing reporters to her latest book for comment. [Full Article...]

Political expert: Manafort indictment just the beginning

Political expert: Manafort indictment just the beginning Manafort and Gates approached "Company A" and " Company B " in 2012 about lobbying on behalf of the Ukrainian government, according to the indictment that was unsealed Monday. "He started this", wrote Facebook in a popular Ukrainian blogger Olena Yakhno . He was joined in the well by Andrew Weissman, an aggressive former federal prosecutor who has already made his mark on the Mueller probe. [Full Article...]

Roy Moore says impeach judge blocking transgender ban in military

Roy Moore says impeach judge blocking transgender ban in military Kollar-Kotelly didn't, however, stop Trump's order that the military cease paying for body-modifying surgeries to make men look more like women and vice versa. The administration has sought to prohibit such payments; Kollar-Kotelly said she didn't have jurisdiction to rule on the issue because none of the plaintiffs in the case established a likelihood of being impacted by that prohibition. [Full Article...]

Arizona's Tate wins Pac-12 Offensive Player of Week award

Arizona's Tate wins Pac-12 Offensive Player of Week award Tate has completed 8 of 15 passes for 182 yards. The embarrassment naturally has been a big subject of discussion as this much better Wildcats team prepares for the talented Cougars. But Tate isn't the only threat. Arizona lost at Washington State 69-7 last season. Arizona has a strong trio of running backs in J.J. Taylor, Zach Green and Nick Wilson, although Wilson is questionable with an... [Full Article...]

Ease of doing business

Ease of doing business The World Bank report, covering the period from June 2 last year to June 1 this year, ranked India top among the South Asian nations. India jumps to 100th rank from the previous 130th in the World Bank's Ease fo Doing Business report. But none of them were as big an economy as India. With June as cut-off for assessing business environment, the ranking does not take into account the landmark ... [Full Article...]

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 receives a permanent price cut in India

On the other hand, the 64GB variant will now cost Rs 15,999 (down from Rs 16,999). The phone is available on major e-com stores and Mi.com along with Mi home stores. Mi Max 2 was originally launched in the 64GB version in the country back in July. For those of you who wish to enjoy the true "big screen" experience without breaking the bank, the Mi Max 2 is arguably one of the most compelling ... [Full Article...]

Podesta Quits as Mueller Indicts Manafort

Podesta Quits as Mueller Indicts Manafort Carlson explained that the Podesta Group was one of several firms that worked on a campaign called the European Centre for a Modern Ukraine. John Podesta, the former Clinton campaign chairman, is not involved with the Podesta Group, though he did testify before the House of Representatives as part of its Russian Federation investigation, which is separate from Mueller's inquiry. [Full Article...]


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