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Paul Manafort sues special counsel Robert Mueller, DOJ

Paul Manafort sues special counsel Robert Mueller, DOJ Manafort was charged in October for actions related to offshore business dealings, and the lawsuit asks the courts to nullify the charges and limit Mueller's investigation to Russian election interference. The longtime political consultant was under house arrest for much of November and December of a year ago after a judge indicted him and one of his business associates, Rick Gates, on several f... [Full Article...]

USA: Trump Asks For More Funds to Build Mexico Border Wall

USA: Trump Asks For More Funds to Build Mexico Border Wall His administration asked for $1.6 billion this year to build or replace 74 miles (118 kilometers) of fencing in Texas and California, and officials have said they also will seek $1.6 billion next year. The document, which details only the border-security elements, is not meant to be a complete outline of the Donald Trump administration's requests, which also involve changes to the legal immigr... [Full Article...]

Lottery Fever Sweeps Stateline, Combined Jackpot $1B

Lottery Fever Sweeps Stateline, Combined Jackpot $1B At stake in Friday's 11 p.m. EST (0400 GMT Saturday) Mega Millions drawing is a $450 million prize, the fourth-largest in its history with a $281 million payout if the victor selects a lump-sum payment. Sanders wasn't the only one undeterred by the long odds. "But, there's the ticket", said lottery player Harvey Wright. The issue arises because federal income tax bracket changes approved by Co... [Full Article...]

HARDCAR Secures Major California Cannabis Distribution License (Type 11 - Medical)

HARDCAR Secures Major California Cannabis Distribution License (Type 11 - Medical) The news from the nation's capital sent a chill through an industry that generated $8 billion in sales previous year and is expected to grow to $23 billion nationally by 2020. Cannabis 530 in Shasta Lake prepared Sunday for the first day that commercial sales of recreational marijuana will be legal in California . Reinforcing his historically anti-marijuana platform, U.S. [Full Article...]

Parliament passed 22 Bills, says Minister

Parliament passed 22 Bills, says Minister Besides, if the numbers were to dictate the stand a party took on a particular legislative measure, for more than four decades when the Congress had a monolithic majority in both Houses, the veterans like Vajpayee, Lohia, Fernandes, Nath Pai, Hiren Mukherjee, Bhupesh Gupta et al would have remained mute spectators while the ruling party pushed ahead with its willful agenda. [Full Article...]

Sensex ends at life-time-high of 34153.85 pts on sustained buying

Sensex ends at life-time-high of 34153.85 pts on sustained buying The barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index ( Sensex ) of the BSE too scaled a new intra-day high of 34,188.85 points. The BSE benchmark Sensex opened higher at 33,912.49 and hovered in a range of 33,995.40 to 33,802.13 before finishing at 33,969.64, showing a gain of 176.26 points or 0.52 per cent. [Full Article...]

Williamson ton anchors New Zealand in Wellington wind

Williamson ton anchors New Zealand in Wellington wind Williamson, now the No. 4-ranked batsman in the world in one-day cricket, reached his 10th ODI century from 106 balls to lead New Zealand to a record total as it batted after losing the toss. Tom Latham went for three before Williamson and Nicholls put on 90 in 13.2 overs for the fifth wicket. But it does have the world's top-ranked ODI bowler Hasan Ali . [Full Article...]

Search Continues for Missing Oklahoma Pilot and Plane Over Gulf of Mexico

Search Continues for Missing Oklahoma Pilot and Plane Over Gulf of Mexico Officials say it's possible the pilot had some sort of medical problem. The aircraft is registered to Abide Aviation LLC out of Edmond. The pilot had filed a flight plan to Georgetown , Texas, but failed to land there. "We remain hopeful that our pilot will be found safely, and our thoughts and prayers are with the family". The fighters tailed the plane and were later relieved by a second s... [Full Article...]

Trump aides joke away his latest "nuclear" tweet

Trump aides joke away his latest The group's protest against Trump's use of the Twitter platform is related to President Trump's recent tweets relating to North Korea . You might also be interested in. Critics said that tweet and Trump's continued presence on the network endanger the world and violate Twitter's ban on threats of violence. Senators Martin Heinrich and Ron Wyden asked the Director of National Intell... [Full Article...]

Red Deer area unemployment rate still lowest in Alberta

Red Deer area unemployment rate still lowest in Alberta The Canadian economy added nearly 80,000 jobs for the second month in a row in December and the jobless rate dipped to a 41-year low of 5.7 percent, Statistics Canada said. "This is pretty obviously one vote in favour of the bank certainly moving in March, if not bringing that forward to raising rates in January". For homeowners with fixed-rate mortgages, a hike won't change much (at least until... [Full Article...]

Utahns cross state lines for Powerball, Mega Million tickets

Utahns cross state lines for Powerball, Mega Million tickets Education Lottery announced Friday. The Powerball drawing is Saturday at 8:59 PM MST. Stanley Thompson says he would be in disbelief if all of his numbers matched. The Arkansas Powerball is up to $570 million and counting. Those purchasing at Schnucks say that kind of money would change their lives. "I can take care of my family", added Wright. [Full Article...]

US Republican senators seek charges against Trump dossier author

US Republican senators seek charges against Trump dossier author The referral was made Thursday but revealed Friday. "In any event, it's up to the Justice Department to figure that out". "Everyone needs to follow the law and be truthful in their interactions with the FBI", Grassley said in a statement . [Full Article...]

Trump threatens aid to Palestinian refugees in latest controversial tweet

Trump threatens aid to Palestinian refugees in latest controversial tweet Michael Herzog, an Israel-based fellow with the Washington Institute for Near East Policy who has participated in most of the Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations, said that many Israelis supported some cuts in external funding to the Palestinian Authority, given that part of its budget goes to supporting the families of Palestinians who carried out terrorist attacks against Israelis. [Full Article...]

Boston Set Record For Highest Tide Ever During Blizzard Of 2018

Boston Set Record For Highest Tide Ever During Blizzard Of 2018 Photos and videos of the floodwaters inundated social media, with emergency services, residents, and reporters in coastal areas sharing what they were seeing, including a dumpster floating down the street, a vehicle rescue, and evacuations on Plum Island. [Full Article...]

Medicinal pot stocks high on export move

Medicinal pot stocks high on export move The government of Australia has reportedly announced its plans to permit the export of medical cannabis to other countries. Currently, there are regulations that prevent the exports of medicinal cannabis products. He maintained that the sector is supportive of that and cited a "progressive increase" in prescriptions. The company said its pilot cannabis growing facility in Queensland is on tr... [Full Article...]

Twitter says world leaders like Trump have special status

Twitter says world leaders like Trump have special status Such as comparing the size of the button that your deploys your country's nuclear arsenal to another leader's button. Color of Change just released a new petition today calling for Twitter to remove Trump's account . In Friday's post, the company noted that "no one person's account drives Twitter's growth, or influences [its] decisions". "We work hard to remain unbiased with the public intere... [Full Article...]

DeWanda Wise joins Captain Marvel

DeWanda Wise joins Captain Marvel With the power to transform herself into any form of energy within the electromagnetic spectrum , her versatile abilities have allowed her to fight alongside Marvel's most powerful. Rambeau's powers to shift between energy wavelengths and fly at near light speed would make her an exciting prospect in an all-out outer space romp, a flawless companion or even mentor to a burgeoning hero like Car... [Full Article...]

Weekend Weather Continues To Be Cool,Cloudy; Rain Forecast For Next Week

Weekend Weather Continues To Be Cool,Cloudy; Rain Forecast For Next Week Forecasters are looking at high temperatures close to normal starting on Sunday , but until then, the frigid temperatures will continue into Saturday . That's nearly 20 degrees below the normal low temperatures for early January. And in Duluth, Minnesota, a city known for its bitter cold winters, the wind chill dipped to 36 below zero (-38 Celsius). [Full Article...]

Finally, Ranbir Kapoor-starrer Dutt biopic gets a release date!

Finally, Ranbir Kapoor-starrer Dutt biopic gets a release date! Now, it seems the film will make it to screens in the middle of 2018. The biopic also stars Anushka Sharma, Sonam Kapoor, Manisha Koirala , Tabu, Karishma Tanna, Dia Mirza, Paresh Rawal, Jim Sarbh and Vicky Kaushal in important roles. Manisha looks as lovely as the Mother India actress herself. The box office has been waiting to give Ranbir Kapoor a yet another chance post-Jagga Jasoos, e... [Full Article...]

UP Haj office gets saffron coat of paint

UP Haj office gets saffron coat of paint The colour saffron is most often associated with Hinduism, and especially with the the Sangh Parivar of which the BJP is a part. The Haj House, which earlier had green and white exterior wall, facilitates remote check-ins, pre-immigration and pre-customs checks for pilgrims. [Full Article...]


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