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Senate intelligence leaders say House GOP leaked senator's texts

Senate intelligence leaders say House GOP leaked senator's texts In January, the House Intelligence Committee requested copies of the text messages from the Senate committee, and days later Fox News published the texts, a person familiar with the matter told the New York Times . The texts "were sent via a secure messaging application", the Times reported, and suggested that Warner was "acting surreptitiously" to communicate with Christopher Steele, the for... [Full Article...]

Cambodia 'shocked' by 'disrespectful' USA aid cut, says democracy intact

Cambodia 'shocked' by 'disrespectful' USA aid cut, says democracy intact Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen has never forgiven the U.S. for dropping bombs on Cambodia during the Vietnam War. Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the USA has provided more than $1 billion in assistance to Cambodia over the last quarter-century, but was compelled to review its assistance "to ensure that American taxpayer funds are not being used to support anti-democratic behavior". [Full Article...]

Karti Chidambaram to remain in CBI custody till Mar

Karti Chidambaram to remain in CBI custody till Mar The CBI's FIR states that when the income-tax department launched a probe into the alleged violation, the Mukerjeas sought help from Karti to get the punitive action against them by the finance ministry scuttled. Karti was produced before the Patiala House court after being brought from Chennai, where he was arrested on arrival from Britain. Karti was sent to CBI custody for a day by the duty Judg... [Full Article...]

State Dept. Approves Missile Sale to Ukraine, Congress to Vote on Sale

State Dept. Approves Missile Sale to Ukraine, Congress to Vote on Sale United States government employees and contractors will help transport the weapons and train Ukraine's forces, who are fighting a Russian-backed insurgency in the east of the country, to use them. The Trump administration intends to sell 210 Javelin anti-tank missiles and 37 launch units to the Ukrainian government, The Washington Post is reporting . [Full Article...]

PSL: Kevin Pietersen guides Quetta Gladiators to big win over Islamabad United

PSL: Kevin Pietersen guides Quetta Gladiators to big win over Islamabad United It was just a matter of two balls then, until Sammy took Peshawar home with a five wicket victory with two balls remaining. "He is playing for Quetta Gladiators and he pulled out of a crucial match and this didn't exactly make the owners, management or fellow players happy", a source said. [Full Article...]

Bus-sized Asteroid 2018 DV1 as it approaches Earth THIS MORNING

Bus-sized Asteroid 2018 DV1 as it approaches Earth THIS MORNING The asteroid , about 23 feet (7 meters) wide, can be seen as a pinprick of light in the sky in a live webcast, reports Fox news. Asteroid 2018 DV1 was discovered by the Mount Lemmon Observatory in Arizona. We also had another one slip between the moon and here on Monday, which the Virtual Telescope Project managed to photograph pretty clearly . The latter will pass almost 1.4 million km fr... [Full Article...]

Lebanese PM visits Riyadh for 1st time since shock 'resignation'

Lebanese PM visits Riyadh for 1st time since shock 'resignation' Following French intervention, Hariri came back to Beirut and withdrew his resignation, drawing a line under the crisis that had raised fears for Lebanon's stability and thrust it to the forefront of Riyadh's regional tussle with Iran. His resignation threatened to plunge Lebanon into political and economic turmoil. Lebanon has been caught in the power struggle between Shia-oriented Iran and S... [Full Article...]

Pass Middle student arrested after 'fake threats' made on social media

Pass Middle student arrested after 'fake threats' made on social media The lockdown itself followed a message sent to parents Wednesday night acknowledging a video being circulated, indicating an incident might take place at the school. The school has a policy to protect the child's identity, and officials do not want parents rushing to the school trying to pick up their kids all at once. [Full Article...]

Armen Sarkissian elected as new Armenian president

Armen Sarkissian elected as new Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan congratulated Armen Sarkissian on being elected President of Armenia , wished him success and expressed confidence that the upcoming years are going to be years of the best achievements for Armenia . Under the amended constitution, however, the presidency becomes largely ceremonial and power shifts to the prime minister and parliament . The Armenian government has rejec... [Full Article...]

PM and wife questioned by police on Bezeq corruption case

PM and wife questioned by police on Bezeq corruption case According to Israeli radio , Netanyahu was questioned at the prime minister's residence in Jerusalem while his wife was interrogated in the city of Lod southeast of Tel Aviv. Police urged in February which Netanyahu be indicted in two other corruption analyses. The attorney-general must determine whether to accept the police recommendation to charge him. [Full Article...]

Las Palmas Hold Leaders Barca With 'Invisible Penalty'

Las Palmas Hold Leaders Barca With 'Invisible Penalty' The Catalans came into the match 14 points clear of rivals Real Madrid . Atleti ran out to a 4-0 win on the day, but the 26-year-old will catch all the headlines for another dazzling performance. Valverde had already lamented the scheduling this week but Luis Suarez started, despite sitting one yellow card away from a suspension, which he successfully avoided. [Full Article...]

Venezuelan gov't, opposition agree to postpone election date to May

Venezuelan gov't, opposition agree to postpone election date to May The US government imposed financial sanctions on Venezuela in August, prohibiting dealing in new debt for Venezuela or its state oil company PDVSA. Arreaza also pointed out that the USA fears any agreement between the Venezuelan government and the opposition because they would "go together to Washington to demand President Donald Trump suspend, stop, lift the sanctions and cease hostilities ag... [Full Article...]

Northland educators oppose arming teachers with guns

Northland educators oppose arming teachers with guns Any teacher tasked with carrying a weapon to protect students should be required to pass rigorous qualification and requalification sessions. While the proposal won't impact me personally, if it is put into effect, millions of other students, like me, will be in even more danger than they presently are. [Full Article...]

Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh gunfight

Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh gunfight Senior police officers, including Jayashankar Bhupalapally district Superintendent of Police R. Bhaskaran, also rushed to the scene. Haribhushan's wife Samakka was also killed in the encounter. Three other police personnel were injured and they were airlifted to Bhadrachalam town. The encounter was chose to be carried out following a tip-off about a meeting of the Maoists along the Chhattisgarh-Te... [Full Article...]

China bans entire letter of the alphabet to stop criticism of president

China bans entire letter of the alphabet to stop criticism of president To begin with, Xi is now regularly recognised as the most powerful leader since the legendary Mao. The Chinese media is crowing that democracy is "ulcerating" around the world - and Xi's assumption of potentially unlimited power is being portrayed as natural, rather than risky. [Full Article...]

Georgia teacher arrested for shooting gun in classroom

Georgia teacher arrested for shooting gun in classroom The 53-year-old teacher is accused of barricading himself inside a classroom and firing a handgun, sending students running outside or hiding in a darkened gym locker. "He really wanted the students to understand the concept", Zeisig told The Associated Press . "I just fear if it was a different teacher, if more teachers have guns, this could have been a lot more tragic than it was". [Full Article...]

Warriors to take kids to African American museum in Washington, DC

Warriors to take kids to African American museum in Washington, DC Curry said he planned to skip the White House visit because he didn't "stand for" the statements Trump made while criticizing NFL players who kneeled during the national anthem in protest of injustice against minorities. Following Curry's comments, Trump tweeted that the team was uninvited . Trump has said that football players who do not stand for the USA national anthem, also called takin... [Full Article...]

Dead in Shooting at Central Michigan University, Armed Suspect Still at Large

Dead in Shooting at Central Michigan University, Armed Suspect Still at Large WNEM reports the person of interest is 19-year-old James Eric Davis, Jr. Gov. Rick Snyder tweeted he is in contact with Michigan State Police about the situation at Central Michigan University. "He is a black male, approximately 19 years of age, 5'10" and 135 lbs. He is wearing yellow-colored jeans, a blue hoodie with a weapon tucked in his belt, the police added. [Full Article...]

PNG natural disaster: No Tsunami but 'be aware of potential landslides'

PNG natural disaster: No Tsunami but 'be aware of potential landslides' Severe damage to phone networks and roads from the powerful natural disaster is hindering efforts to assess the extent of the destruction, although officials in the remote central region feared dozens of people may have been injured or killed. [Full Article...]

Gallant says Trudeau Liberals tabled a 'nothing budget'

Gallant says Trudeau Liberals tabled a 'nothing budget' Finally, the budget undermines investor confidence by refusing to establish a plan to return to a balanced budget. "The federal government missed an important opportunity to support Canadian creators and the world-class entrepreneurs such as record label executives, managers, and publishers who leverage the Canada Music Fund investments for our artists". [Full Article...]


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