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People Donald Trump moves closer to presidency of one with Rex Tillerson firing
Author: 0 Donald Trump moves closer to presidency of one with Rex Tillerson firing

Tillerson, for his part, told reporters at a briefing yesterday he had received a call from the president shortly after noon, hours after Trump had taken to Twitter to announce that Pompeo would lead the State Department. Iran says such matters fall outside the nuclear deal's scope. Pompeo is also known to be one of the most hawkish voices on North Korea in Trump's inner circle.

People Duterte moves to withdraw Philippines from International Criminal Court
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On Wednesday he repeated that defence, citing "baseless, unprecedented and outrageous attacks on his person as well my administration". "An global law can not supplant, prevail or diminish a domestic law", he said, adding that the ICC announcement of an investigation on the drug war is a "violation of due process and constitutional presumption of innocence".

People Angela Merkel elected for 4th term as German chancellor
Author: 0 Angela Merkel elected for 4th term as German chancellor

Her election is a result of the renewed alliance between Merkel's CDU/CSU and the SPD, which its former leader, Martin Schulz , had ruled out. "It is good that the time of uncertainty is over", he said at a ceremony with Merkel's cabinet ministers.

People Texas could be big loser with Trump's tariffs
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If the Trump administration is not receptive, the European Union could turn to its backup plan: retaliation. For goods only, the deficit was a massive $810 billion. Trump has also given Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross the power to provide relief to specific steel and aluminum products that aren't produced in the U.S.

People Aamir Khan's Instagram account scores 269k followers on his birthday
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But with Instagram, his fans will be able to see what is happening in his routine life in the form of pictures. The actor also has a massive fan following on his Twitter and Facebook account. We hope that this time around the reports that we're getting to hear do turn out to be true. He also won numerous awards for his performance in the film.

People RJD's Suday wins Jehanabad, BJP's Rinki wins Bhabhua assy seat
Author: 0 RJD's Suday wins Jehanabad, BJP's Rinki wins Bhabhua assy seat

AM: RJD leading now by 455 votes. Stakes are high for RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav , who spearheaded the poll campaign for the party in absence of his father Lalu Prasad Yadav , who is behind bars in connection with two fodder scam cases. Lalu Prasad Yadav's daughter Misa Bharti says current results in Bihar bypolls have announced the end of Nitish Kumar's politics, Bihar's youth cleared the way of RJD for the LokSabha Election 2018.

People Trump considering Perry for veterans affairs secretary
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The New York Times and CNN are reporting Trump is not done. The conservatives came to feel that Dr. Shulkin, who advocated a moderate rewrite of the current private care programs, was an obstacle to their goal. Embattled Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin is likely to be the next high ranking administration official to be fired . Mr. Perry is seen as a more pliant figure for the veterans affairs position.

People Trump accused of backpedaling on gun control
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Recent polls have shown that a majority of American adults 67 percent 71 percent support raising the age for all gun purchases to 21. And yet the White House is coming forward and saying for school shootings this is the path we want to take.

People Cuomo's ex-aide, guilty of 3 felonies in bribery case
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The jury found COR Development official Steve Aiello guilty on one count of bribery, but his business partner Joseph Girardi was found not guilty on any of the charges. The three executives were on trial alongside Percoco. Defense attorneys argued the entire case rested on unreliable testimony from the government's star witness, Todd Howe.

People President Trump fires Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State
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Citing the Iran nuclear deal and other issues, Trump said he and Tillerson were "not really thinking the same". Iran agreed before Trump took office to curb its nuclear program in exchange for the easing of economic sanctions. Photo Mike Pompeo , the C.I.A. director, testifying on Capitol Hill in February. Trump has also faced a cloud of ethics allegations surrounding other members of his Cabinet, including Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and Veterans ...

People China defends Duterte's commitment to 'fundamental rights' after United Nations criticism
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Mr. Duterte is waging a bloody war on drugs that has killed thousands of mostly poor people in the Philippines, many of whom rights groups say were executed by police officers. The petition said the rebels were " using acts of terror " to sow fear and panic to overthrow the Government. Carlos Conde, a researcher with the group Human Right Watch said that the petition to the court was basically a hit list .

People PM launches campaign to eradicate TB by 2025
Author: 0 PM launches campaign to eradicate TB by 2025

He said, it will take researchers a long time to understand how, under the influence of Prime Minister Modi's aspirational drive, the people of the country, primarily the youth have successfully risen above the age-old constraints of caste, creed or religion and have instead come together with a common objective of building a " New India".

People Samajwadi Party edges past BJP, leads with 1,63941 votes in Gorakhpur
Author: 0 Samajwadi Party edges past BJP, leads with 1,63941 votes in Gorakhpur

In Gorakhpur, the bastion of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath , BJP's Upendra Dutt Shukla was leading by 1,666 votes over his nearest SP rival Praveen Nishad. I firmly believe that we will win both #Gorakhpur & #Phulpur, SP is leading in initial rounds but a number of rounds are still left. Uttar Pradesh by-polls 2018 were necessitated after Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya vacated the Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats, respectively, ...

People United States trading partners, businesses predict tariffs will backfire
Author: 0 United States trading partners, businesses predict tariffs will backfire

But foreign competitors say the impact of low-priced Chinese exports on their industry has been even more devastating. USA automakers are among the businesses with the most at stake, accounting for 38 percent of the aluminum and 15 percent of the steel consumed in the country, according to Ward's Automotive Reports.

People Anti-BJP front on the menu at Sonia's opposition dinner meeting
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UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday hosted a dinner for Opposition leaders at her New Delhi residence in 10 Janpath, as the Congress moves ahead ambitiously to form a united alliance to counter the Bharatiya Janata Party 's (BJP)-led NDA in 2019 General Elections.

People Tillerson's Exit Could Doom the Iran Nuclear Deal
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Trump delivered an ultimatum to the European powers on January 12, saying they must agree to "fix the awful flaws of the Iran nuclear deal" or he would refuse to extend USA sanctions relief on Iran. What if Iran becomes a party to that war more directly and overtly rather than clandestinely or covertly, and that becomes a conflict that doesn't just embroil Israel and potentially us by extension but also many of our other allies in the region? "However, my understanding is he doesn't want ...

People Stormy Daniels Seeks New Judge in Trump Lawsuit
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Keith Munyan , a 56-year-old photographer who is one of the four people included in her NDA, spoke to the Washington Post and says that she would routinely put Trump on speaker phone and that would drone on for hours about mindless drivel.

People Donald Trump proposes 'Space Force' to battle in the stars
Author: 0 Donald Trump proposes 'Space Force' to battle in the stars

Trump continued by noting that the concept of a space force was one he both thought up and had previously dismissed. But the idea of a new military branch centered on the cosmos is in fact far from a Trump original. The goal was for the United States to stay ahead of rivals like Russian Federation and China, which are advancing in space-related military operations.

People Volkswagen shares rise as auto maker announces expansions of electric vehicle production
Author: 0 Volkswagen shares rise as auto maker announces expansions of electric vehicle production

Only three of its plans now produce electric cars. Volkswagen has held its annual media conference in Berlin and the company has used the event to reveal new details about its plans for electrification. Audi's E-Tron SUV will lead the next-generation rollout by launching later this year as a production vehicle - and is in a race with Jaguar to launch the first European BEV in the segment.

People ICE Spokesman in San Francisco Resigns, Citing Falsehoods Spread by Trump Administration
Author: 0 ICE Spokesman in San Francisco Resigns, Citing Falsehoods Spread by Trump Administration

The communications director for the Northern California Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency quit, frustrated that he's been told to tell the public "alternative facts". "It's a false statement because we never pick up 100% of our targets". Although he agrees that Schaaf's actions were "misguided" and "not responsible", he takes issue with placing her with the blame of 800 risky people remaining at large.

People Prosecutors seek death penalty for Nikolas Cruz
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Cruz's defense attorneys previously said the young man would plead guilty if prosecutors did not seek the death penalty . In a notice filed Tuesday in circuit court, Michael Satz , the Broward state attorney, said the state meant to seek the death penalty for Cruz and would prove that the crime "was especially heinous, atrocious or cruel".

People Siale Angilau Shot In Courtroom After Attacking Witness
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Still frame from Associated Press video that shows 2014 Utah federal courthouse shooting . "Drop the pen. Drop the pen out of your hand", an officer yells at the defendant, as chaos ensues in the courtroom. Faces of the judge, attorneys and jurors are blurred out and the agency declined comment about the release of the video. The Angilau family attorney, Bob Sykes, said Monday morning he had not yet had an opportunity to discuss an appeal with his clients but hoped to do so "shortly".

People Trekking banned in Kerala forest regions after Theni wildfire
Author: 0 Trekking banned in Kerala forest regions after Theni wildfire

In a bid to escape, they ran helter-skelter due to which at least a dozen of them fell into a deep gorge and were charred, rescuers said. Eight trekkers were sent to the circuit house. The CTC website does not have any name or number of the persons who are in-charge of the trekking expeditions. O Panneerselvam at the Theni govt hospital to meet those injured in the fire.

People School violence remembered as thousands of shoes placed before US Congress
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Almost 15,000 empty shoes were laid on the grass outside of the U.S. Capitol Tuesday - a memorial for all the children who've died by gun violence in the United States in the last five years. She said open access to weapons is "giving power to trembling hands". The symbolic shoe demonstrations likely draw inspiration from the renowned memorial at the Hungarian Parliament in Budapest that honors lives lost during the Holocaust.

People Apple Lands First Animated Series, Central Park
Author: 0 Apple Lands First Animated Series, Central Park

The series will be helmed in the same studio that works on The Simpsons , Family Guy , American Dad! and Bob's Burgers , and formerly produced Futurama and King of the Hill . Also joining the cast are Leslie Odom Jr, Tituss Burgess , Stanley Tucci , Daveed Diggs and Kathryn Hahn. The series is being made by Twentieth Century Fox Television.

People Netanyahu Partners Try to Salvage Coalition as Collapse Looms
Author: 0 Netanyahu Partners Try to Salvage Coalition as Collapse Looms

Netanyahu separately called on all coalition partners - "first and foremost Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman" - to remain in the government. Under Tuesday's compromise, the five-seat secular nationalist Yisrael Beitenu party, which opposed the bill, will be allowed to vote against it.

People Taiwan hiring outlook highest in Asia-Pacific region in Q2
Author: 0 Taiwan hiring outlook highest in Asia-Pacific region in Q2

The seasonally adjusted Net Employment Outlook for Q2 2018 is +18%. Hiring confidence among Canadian employers has improved for four consecutive quarters, according to ManpowerGroup . China reported the most downbeat hiring prospects in the region, with the net hiring outlook at 8 percent in the second quarter, ManpowerGroup said.

People Canada: Trump speaks to Trudeau over phone, stresses on fast NAFTA deal
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President Donald Trump urged the quick completion of the NAFTA negotiations in a phone call with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday, amid indications the US wants a deal wrapped up this spring. "(That would) ensure the vitality of United States and North American manufacturing industries and. protect the economic and national security of the United States".

People GOP senator wants Trump to face 2020 primary challenge
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The news of Flake's bill comes just one week after President Trump announced he would place 25 percent tariffs on imported steel and 10 percent tariffs on aluminum from all countries that send metal to the U.S. Come to think of it, why did all these Republicans - who heard Trump's anti-immigrant and anti-free trade message over and over again in the campaign - not believe him? Cornyn is among the Republicans who've bucked the president on the tariffs, warning that they risk undermining ...

People Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day amid ruckus by TDP, AIADMK
Author: 0 Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day amid ruckus by TDP, AIADMK

Not much business has been carried out since the second leg of the Budget Session of Parliament began on March 5, with the noisy protests stalling proceedings every day, barring for one hour on March 8, when members participated in a discussion to mark the International Women's Day in the Upper House.

People Juncker tells MEPs the Irish border is a
Author: 0 Juncker tells MEPs the Irish border is a "European issue"

To heckling from Ukip MEPs, Juncker added: "Then the time will come when you regret your decision". Michel Barnier said any attempt by Britain to gain a competitive edge through the use of what is termed "dumping" would jeopardize hopes the country has for a smooth and orderly withdrawal from the EU.

People Gorton MP receives suspicious package a time Westminster office
Author: 0 Gorton MP receives suspicious package a time Westminster office

Her staff said they were "thrown into a panic" by security after the incident, but the Home Secretary was out of the country. "I have been contacted by a number of people who are anxious about the racist literature that was sent to my office today", Yasin wrote on Facebook.

People Russian exile found dead in London amid ex-spy poisoning probe
Author: 0 Russian exile found dead in London amid ex-spy poisoning probe

A tribute to Glushkov was posted on Facebook by his friend, the newspaper editor Damian Kudryavtsev. The U.K. has said it was "highly likely" Russian Federation was behind the poisoning, which left the pair in critical condition. Glushkov had worked for Russian airline Aeroflot and at Berezovksy's LogoVAZ vehicle company. Glushkov received political asylum in London and gave evidence in Berezovksy's court case against Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich in 2011.