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Author: 0 Senators Call for Criminal Probe Into Author of Salacious Trump Dossier

Gen. Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray that they said contains information behind their claim. Sen. Richard Blumenthal , one of the Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee, slammed committee chair Chuck Grassley and Lindsey Graham for their letter recommending a criminal investigation into Christopher Steele .

People Oklahoma high school addresses social media threat that caused concern
Author: 0 Oklahoma high school addresses social media threat that caused concern

Police in Virginia determined the Snapchat post was a hoax and detained a 14 year old. According to Albemarle County, Va., police who investigated the social media post, it was a hoax allegedly made by a juvenile. Monday morning, school officials continued to say, "Any potential threat is taken seriously until it is clearly not a threat to MCS students or staff".

People Palestine rubbishes reports of its envoy to Pakistan being reinstated
Author: 0 Palestine rubbishes reports of its envoy to Pakistan being reinstated

Maulana Tahir Ashrafi, Chairman of Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) said the body requested the foreign minister and the chief justice to reinstate Ali "in view of the ambassador's services rendered to Pakistan". "We are taking up the matter strongly with the Palestinian Ambassador in New Delhi and with the Palestinian authorities", the spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) had said in a statement.

People Egypt to vote on March 26-28, commission announces
Author: 0 Egypt to vote on March 26-28, commission announces

Should there be a need for a re-election, the vote for expatriates will take place between April 19 and 21 and voters in the country between April 24 and 26. "I have seen that I will not be the ideal person to lead the state's affairs during the coming period". If Ali's conviction is upheld, he will be ineligible to run in the 2018 elections according to Egypt's Presidential Elections Law.

People Mitt Romney was diagnosed and treated for prostate cancer previous year
Author: 0 Mitt Romney was diagnosed and treated for prostate cancer previous year

The source described Romney's prognosis as "good" and said he was "successfully treated". A source close to Romney told CNN that the former MA governor was treated successfully. Romney, an outspoken critic of President Trump, has declined to confirm whether he's considering a Senate run. Trump and Romney spoke by phone last week.

Author: 0 North Korea slams USA despite Trump's appeasing words

President Donald Trump's United Nations ambassador said Sunday the administration isn't changing its conditions regarding talks with North Korea amid growing tensions over the North's nuclear and missile programs. But North Korea, which is weak in winter sports, now has no athletes qualified to participate in the Pyeonghang Games. Moon's government wants to resume temporary reunions of families separated by war and work out measures to reduce threats in frontline areas.

People Reshuffle: Theresa May expected to appoint new Tory chairman
Author: 0 Reshuffle: Theresa May expected to appoint new Tory chairman

Former nurse Anne Milton could take over at the department of health if Jeremy Hunt is moved. He would replace Patrick McLoughlin in the party post. A Tory source said Conservative Campaign Headquarters political director Iain Carter sent the message to a majority of the party's MPs via WhatsApp, before deleting it and saying it was sent in error.

Author: 0 US spends record-breaking $306B on disaster relief in 2017

The United States set a new record a year ago for the total cost of weather and climate change-related disasters that exceeded $1 billion, driven largely by wildfires and hurricanes. Extreme weather took an extreme toll on the USA a year ago. "While we have to be careful about knee-jerk cause-effect discussions, (many scientific studies) show that some of today's extremes have climate change fingerprints on them", said University of Georgia meteorology professor Marshall Shepherd, a past ...

People Donald Trump 'starts his official work day at 11am', leaked schedules reveal
Author: 0 Donald Trump 'starts his official work day at 11am', leaked schedules reveal

In fact, Swan notes , generous chunks of " Executive Time " are sprinkled throughout each day-before meetings, after meetings, and just before the end of the workday, which for this president is around 6pm. Trump' schedule hasn't always been so brief - in the beginning of his term - it began earlier and ended later. Trump routinely watches a host of cable news networks, starting his mornings off with CNBC's "Squawk Box", Fox Business Network's "Mornings With Maria" which is hosted by ...

People Pence reschedules Middle East trip for later this month
Author: 0 Pence reschedules Middle East trip for later this month

The Times said Megahed confirmed that the conversation occurred. Vice President Mike Pence will visit Egypt, Jordan and Israel this month after postponing a trip to the Middle East in December following President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

People Washington state deputy shot and killed confronting burglars at home
Author: 0 Washington state deputy shot and killed confronting burglars at home

He's also a Navy veteran and a married father of three. Someone called the Sheriff's Office just before 11:30 a.m. saying an intruder was inside a home in Frederickson, a suburb just southeast of Tacoma. The suspect has been described as a black male. "Take a minute and think about what it means to stand up and step forward ... to live a life of duty and obligation and sacrifice as deputy McCartney did", Pastor said.

People AMU suspends a research scholar on 'reports' of him joining Hizbul Mujahideen
Author: 0 AMU suspends a research scholar on 'reports' of him joining Hizbul Mujahideen

In occupied Kashmir, a PhD student who had gone missing few days back has reportedly joined armed struggle against illegal Indian occupation of Jammu and Kashmir as his picture posing with an AK rifle has gone viral on social media. Local sources said that Mannan belongs to a well of family as his father is a Lecturer and brother is a Junior Engineer. As per Mubashir, they lost contact with Wani on January 4 after his phone appeared to be switched off.

People Mostly cloudy, with highs around 48 — Sunday weather
Author: 0 Mostly cloudy, with highs around 48 — Sunday weather

Breezy, with a northeast wind 10 to 15 miles per hour becoming light east after midnight. Thursday: A 10 percent chance of light snow. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. High: 55. Wind: S 10 miles per hour. Friday night is predicted to be mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Tonight: Showers likely, mainly before 10 p.m.

People Initial Talks Underway About Trump Interview in Mueller Russia Probe
Author: 0 Initial Talks Underway About Trump Interview in Mueller Russia Probe

Two of Trump's lawyers, Ty Cobb and John Dowd, declined comment. Trump's legal team is seeking clarification on whether the president would be interviewed directly by Mueller, as well as the legal standard for when a president can be interviewed, the location of a possible interview, the topics and the duration.

People See how much Princess Charlotte has grown in new nursery school photos
Author: 0 See how much Princess Charlotte has grown in new nursery school photos

The young princess is wearing a red coat, £120, by Amaia Kids teamed with a pink scarf and carried a Cath Kidston pony rucksack, demonstrating perhaps that she already shares her great-grandmother the Queen's love of horses. The princess will be a full-time pupil at the nursery in London which charges £3,000 per term. Hope HRH had an enjoyable first day at nursery school .

People Iran says it might reconsider cooperation with United Nations nuclear watchdog
Author: 0 Iran says it might reconsider cooperation with United Nations nuclear watchdog

Araqchi said at the 2nd Tehran Security Conference, which kicked off on January 8, that Trump spares no effort for more than one year to destroy the JCPOA , Iran's ISNA news agency reported. "This meeting will be held at the invitation of Ms. Mogherini, and is only meant to review the process of implementing the JCPOA (the official name for the nuclear agreement)", Qassemi explained.

People Trump admin ending protections for some Salvadorans
Author: 0 Trump admin ending protections for some Salvadorans

DHS is preparing to announce that Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has decided the conditions in El Salvador have improved significantly since then, ending the original justification for the Salvadorans' deportation protection, these people said.

People Trump administration wants $18B to build 'big, lovely wall'
Author: 0 Trump administration wants $18B to build 'big, lovely wall'

When President Donald Trump rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, last September 5, he gave a six-month grace period for Congress to come up with a solution for the people have become known as the "Dreamers".

People Old Bexley and Sidcup MP James Brokenshire quits cabinet role
Author: 0 Old Bexley and Sidcup MP James Brokenshire quits cabinet role

James Brokenshire is a close ally of Mrs May, having served under her for five years at the Home Office, and he was not among ministers who were predicted to go in the Prime Minister's first major reshuffle since she took office. Ms Foster praised Mr Brokenshire's "intimate knowledge" of Northern Ireland. Ulster Unionist leader Robin Swann said he regretted Mr Brokenshire's resignation, as he respected the minister's honesty "and how be played with a straight bat".

Author: 0 British Conservative Party deletes tweet congratulating new chairman

The Sun are reporting that former immigration minister Brandon Lewis has been named as the new chairman of the Conservative party. Those thought to be in line for a promotion include health secretary Jeremy Hunt and transport secretary Chris Grayling while junior ministers including Steve Baker and Dominic Raab are expected to be given a boost to the top table, with Baker rumoured to be positioned as a new secretary for no deal.

People U.S. faces criticism at UNSC for exploiting situation in Iran
Author: 0 U.S. faces criticism at UNSC for exploiting situation in Iran

His latest tweet expressed support for the Iranian people's right to "peacefully speak out" against the regime and political repression. Durting the meeting, three members France, Russia and China of the permanent five, joined Iran in asserting that this 15-membered body was not an appropriate forum to discuss the current situation in Iran as it does not pose any threat to worldwide peace and security.

People Man calls 911 to report his own DUI
Author: 0 Man calls 911 to report his own DUI

Caller: "I don't know, I'm too drunk". Caller: oh, I was just drunk driving. However, he was reticent to give his surname, when asked he said: 'I think I'm going to get something to eat, they can catch up with me'. Lester told deputies who arrived on the scene he had consumed drugs and alcohol. 'Michael first told the deputy he had only two beers (standard drunk answer).

People Trump Aides Plan Mass Exodus in Wake of Explosive Book Revelations
Author: 0 Trump Aides Plan Mass Exodus in Wake of Explosive Book Revelations

The author of a book that is highly critical of Donald Trump's first year as United States president said his revelations were likely to bring an end to Trump's time in the White House. "This man does not read, does not listen. Whether he realized it was an interview or not, I don't know, but it certainly was not off the record". A sign posted at the door of Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe in Washington, D.C., announced that Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House was already sold out on ...

People Neighbours star Craig McLachlan denies sexual abuse claims
Author: 0 Neighbours star Craig McLachlan denies sexual abuse claims

McLachlan, who has described the allegations as "made up", is now on tour in Adelaide starring in a new Rocky Horror production. Now in Adelaide in support of the 2018 production of Rocky Horror Show , McLachlan slammed the allegations in an email statement as "baseless" and said "they seem to be simple inventions, perhaps made for financial reasons, perhaps to gain notoriety".

People SPD General Secretary Describes Coalition Talks With CDU/CSU
Author: 0 SPD General Secretary Describes Coalition Talks With CDU/CSU

Party leaders from Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), its Bavarian sister party the Christian Social Union (CSU) and the SPD were to sit down for a second day to discuss the possibility of forming another grand coalition, with policy on Europe among the key issues.

People Trump Tower on fire in Midtown Manhattan
Author: 0 Trump Tower on fire in Midtown Manhattan

The tower, which is located in Manhattan's 5th Avenue just two blocks from Central Park, was the official home of Donald Trump before he became USA president. Pictures shared on social media showed a stream of smoke trailing into the sky from the roof of the Midtown high-rise. The fire looks contained to a small penthouse on one of the upper floors.

People BBC Veteran Quits China Editor Post To Protest Gender Pay Gap
Author: 0 BBC Veteran Quits China Editor Post To Protest Gender Pay Gap

She said she would return to her former post in the TV newsroom "where I expect to be paid equally". 'The BBC belongs to you, the licence fee payer. My pay is £135,000 and the BBC offered to raise that to £180,000. Gracie, a fluent Mandarin speaker who has covered China for almost three decades, said that after she turned down the raise, she was "subjected to a dismayingly incompetent and undermining grievance process".

People 'We have shifted from defence to offence': Israel bans 20 BDS groups
Author: 0 'We have shifted from defence to offence': Israel bans 20 BDS groups

The American groups on the list include the American Friends Service Committee, Students for Justice in Palestine and Jewish Voice for Peace - the latter an overtly anti-Zionist group that operates outside the formal structures of the Jewish community, with financial support from the USA progressive Rockefeller Brothers Fund.

People SC refers plea regarding Section 377 to Constituition Bench
Author: 0 SC refers plea regarding Section 377 to Constituition Bench

In December 2013, SC upheld Section 377 saying that the onus of repealing it was on Parliament, dealing a body blow to the gay rights movement in India. However, a Review Bench in January, 2014 , had agreed with the original appeal judgment of December, 2013. Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, enacted by British 153 years ago in 1860, terms consensual anal sex an "unnatural offence" and provides punishment equivalent to that for the offence of rape under Section 376.

People Check your tickets! Three NC Powerball tickets win
Author: 0 Check your tickets! Three NC Powerball tickets win

The winning numbers were 12, 29, 30, 33 and 61, with a Powerball number of 26. If the victor selects the lump-sum option, the onetime payout would total an estimated $358 million, before taxes. "Hope the stars are aligned for me to win and hope I get lucky". He said they've sold several tickets with one customer buying $100 worth of tickets.

People Two cricket teams booked in Bandipora for playing Pak anthem
Author: 0 Two cricket teams booked in Bandipora for playing Pak anthem

After 2016 political protests, which continued for five months, trend of Pakistan's national anthem being played at all major political and sports gatherings emerged across Kashmir. According to HT, the video shows two cricket teams, one wearing white and one wearing green, standing in two lines on the pitch as Pakistan's national anthem played in the background.

People Rahul embarks on visit to Bahrain
Author: 0 Rahul embarks on visit to Bahrain

He will also meet members of the local business community. Mr. Gandhi had undertaken a similar trip to the United States last September, where he interacted with students at University of California in Berkeley about the state of politics back home, which included questions on the Congress party being run on dynastic principles.

People Police searching for missing Texas journalist
Author: 0 Police searching for missing Texas journalist

Chiles says Courtney sent her roommate a text that she was being followed by a suspicious man in a blue truck. Courtney's friend told KAGS a missing person's report was filed with Houston Police at roughly 4pm on Sunday. "I am buying an iPad", according to Click 2 Houston . The team noted her disappearance on Twitter and urged anyone with information to contact Houston Police Department's missing person's unit at 832-394-1840.