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People Barr to face Mueller report questions at Senate hearing
Author: 0 Barr to face Mueller report questions at Senate hearing

Barr will tomorrow face lawmakers' questions for the first time since releasing Mueller's Russian Federation report, in what promises to be a dramatic showdown as he defends his actions before Democrats who accuse him of spinning the investigation's findings in US President Donald Trump's favour.

Author: 0 Vodafone denies Huawei Italy security risk

For its part, Huawei has claimed in a statement that the historical vulnerabilities were addressed after the company was informed about it at the time. When deployed with appropriate security and authentication controls in place, it can be very useful. Well, as an interesting twist to the situation, it's being reported that a major telecom had previously found "hidden backdoors" on Huawei's networking equipment.

People President Trump considers designating Muslim Brotherhood as a terror group
Author: 0 President Trump considers designating Muslim Brotherhood as a terror group

The decision follows a White House visit by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in April. After the meeting, Trump praised Sisi as a "great president", as a bipartisan group of United States lawmakers raised concerns about Sisi's record on human rights, efforts to keep him in office for many years and planned Russian arms purchases.

People Democrats say Trump agrees to $2 trillion infrastructure tab
Author: 0 Democrats say Trump agrees to $2 trillion infrastructure tab

Democrats also put the onus on Trump to come up with a funding source, and said they would meet again in three weeks, when the president will present his ideas. The nation's top business groups and labor unions support increasing the federal tax, now 18.3 cents a gallon since it was last raised in 1993. The last time the federal gas tax went up was in 1993.

People Former GOP Sen. Dick Lugar Dies At Age 87
Author: 0 Former GOP Sen. Dick Lugar Dies At Age 87

Lugar, a professorial Midwesterner known for his keen intellect and mild demeanor, served eight years as mayor of Indianapolis starting in 1968 before his long stint in the Senate from 1977 to 2013. "Lugar was a friend to Notre Dame and a dedicated public servant for all of IN." . Attendees acknowledge retired Senator Richard Lugar prior to a speech February 6, 2015, by then-US president Barack Obama , at Ivy Tech Community College in Indianapolis , Indiana.

People 2 killed, 4 wounded by gunman at a university in North Carolina
Author: 0 2 killed, 4 wounded by gunman at a university in North Carolina

The account also stated that the shots were reported near the Kennedy Building and advised those in the area to seek a safe space immediately. The campus was locked down around 6 p.m. The university's office of emergency management posted on Twitter that the school is on lockdown. Reports suggest that many students were on campus at the time of the shooting to attend a concert at the university's Jerry Richardson Stadium .

People USA cop Mohamed Noor found guilty of murdering Australian woman Justine Damond
Author: 0 USA cop Mohamed Noor found guilty of murdering Australian woman Justine Damond

There was "no evidence of a threat" when Damond fired the shot, Freeman said. Ms Damond, a 40-year-old yoga instructor, had been engaged to marry a month after the shooting. The jury heard almost three weeks of testimony, including that of Noor himself, who gave his account for the first time publicly at trial. Add Police Shootings as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Police Shootings news, video, and analysis from ABC News.

People Trump sues banks to keep financial records from Democrats
Author: 0 Trump sues banks to keep financial records from Democrats

Trump , to rummage through every aspect of his personal finances, his business, and the private information of the president and his family". The lawsuit is the latest step in Trump's fightback against the Democrats , and alleges that the subpoenas have "no legitimate or lawful goal".

People Australia Plans to Kill 2 Million ‘Killer’ Cats
Author: 0 Australia Plans to Kill 2 Million ‘Killer’ Cats

While scientists lead the charge from the government side, private citizens are handling most of the problem: farmers and shooters offed 83 percent of the feral cats killed in the first year of the eradication effort, according to federal data.

People Facebook Messenger is getting faster, lighter and more secure in 2019
Author: 0 Facebook Messenger is getting faster, lighter and more secure in 2019

There has been talk about Facebook' efforts to consolidate its disparate app framework to a unified backend and create one master messaging platform for the company. Facebook's News Feed continues to draw ad dollars but user growth in its most lucrative markets has slowed. This allows users to see products within a conversation.

People Trump wants solo, not multi-party talks with NK
Author: 0 Trump wants solo, not multi-party talks with NK

In an interview with CNN , Joseph Yun , who was USA special representative for North Korea affairs in the summer of 2017, said North Korea demanded $2 million for Mr Warmbier's medical care after he was arrested in January 2016 for attempting to steal a propaganda poster from a hotel in Pyongyang.

People Mozambique to receive $13 million from UN for Cyclone Kenneth damage
Author: 0 Mozambique to receive $13 million from UN for Cyclone Kenneth damage

At least nine people have died since Tropical Cyclone Kenneth , the strongest storm to hit the region since records began, made landfall in Mozambique on Thursday. One woman stood, seemingly stunned, as the rain pounded down. "This new allocation of Central Emergency Response Fund funds will help humanitarian partners to scale up the response to address the needs of those most vulnerable in the aftermath of Cyclone Kenneth", said UN Humanitarian Chief Mark Lowcock in a statement.

People Thousands protest against China extradition law
Author: 0 Thousands protest against China extradition law

Pro-democracy activists take part in a march against a proposed extradition law in Hong Kong. Organisers say 130,000 people turned out for the march but police put the number at just under 23,000. The planned changes sparked a huge protest Sunday, the largest Hong Kong has seen since mass pro-democracy protests in 2014. As a safeguard, such orders, to be issued case-by-case, could be challenged and appealed through the city's vaunted legal system.

People Indonesian election staff died from overworking during polls
Author: 0 Indonesian election staff died from overworking during polls

In a bid to cut cost, the election commission of the Southeast Asian nation opted to combine the presidential vote with national and regional parliamentary votes - the first of its kind in Indonesia. The general elections commission , known as a the KPU, has come under fire for how it managed the elections. However, immediately following this momentous occasion for change is the overwhelming workload of counting all the ballot papers within a specified time, and this often means that ...

People UK's Labour divided over whether to back new European Union referendum
Author: 0 UK's Labour divided over whether to back new European Union referendum

The SNP leader made the assertion in a speech urging Labour to rule out supporting Theresa May's Brexit deal. Arguing that Mrs May's Brexit deal would plunge Scotland and the United Kingdom into "total economic chaos", he added: "The coalition of the opposition need now to come together and do what the people elected us to do - oppose this Tory Government".

People Guaido says Venezuelan troops have joined his cause
Author: 0 Guaido says Venezuelan troops have joined his cause

He was surrounded by the heavily armed soldiers backed by a few armoured vehicles Guaido said soldiers who had taken to the streets were protecting Venezuela's constitution. sanctions. "We call on the people to remain on maximum alert to - with our glorious National Bolivarian Armed Forces - defeat the attempted coup and preserve peace", he said.

People Indonesian Govt Reveals Plans to Relocate Its Capital City From Jakarta
Author: 0 Indonesian Govt Reveals Plans to Relocate Its Capital City From Jakarta

President Joko Widodo's decision comes less than two weeks after private pollsters said he had won an April 17 presidential election, although official results are not due until May 22. "The criteria on its location, since it's the third option on moving it out of the Java Island, we suggest a strategic location that is geographically in the country's center", said Bambang in his presentation at the Presidential Office on Monday.

People WATCH Video of Deadly Crane Collapse in Washington Captured on Dash Cam
Author: 0 WATCH Video of Deadly Crane Collapse in Washington Captured on Dash Cam

LLC. The crane collapsed near the often-congested intersection of Mercer and Fairview Avenue just north of downtown in the South Lake Union neighbourhood on Saturday afternoon. A mother and her infant were released from the hospital Saturday. She added: "I am incredibly grateful to the first responders with the Seattle Police Department and Seattle Fire Department, who rushed to the scene to provide aid and treat those injured".

People SIPRI: Ukraine's military expenditure grows by 21% in 2018
Author: 0 SIPRI: Ukraine's military expenditure grows by 21% in 2018

The data, available on www. sipri .org, shows that spending by the U.S. increased for the first time since 2010 and that of China went up for the 24th consecutive year. According to a new report released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, world military expenditure rose to $1.82 trillion in 2018, marking a 2.6 percent from 2017.

People Beluga whale with harness prompts speculation it escaped from Russian military facility
Author: 0 Beluga whale with harness prompts speculation it escaped from Russian military facility

On Friday, fisherman Joar Hesten, aided by Mr Ree Wiig, jumped into the frigid water to remove the harness. He said fishermen in Arctic waters last week reported the tame white cetacean with the tight harness to the directorate. This mammal programme closed in the 1990s. A beluga whale swam right up to their boat, pulling at lines and acting like it owned the joint. Prof Rikardsen, who teaches at the University of Tromso, said "belugas, like dolphins and killer whales, are quite ...

People A look back at Japanese Emperor Akihito's three-decade reign
Author: 0 A look back at Japanese Emperor Akihito's three-decade reign

Only part of Akihito's shrine ritual was released to the public. Before that, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, representing the general public, will offer words of gratitude. Akihito, 85, was the first Japanese monarch to take the throne under a post-war constitution that defines the emperor as a symbol of the people without political power.

People Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein submits resignation letter
Author: 0 Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein submits resignation letter

The deputy attorney general reportedly wished to resign as soon as the Senate confirmed William Barr as the new head of the Justice Department. Rosenstein meant to leave in mid-March but stayed on a little longer for the completion of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation.

People Pakistani, US officials discuss Afghan peace process
Author: 0 Pakistani, US officials discuss Afghan peace process

He was apparently referring to efforts the United States is making to secure a politically negotiated end to the conflict through an intra-Afghan dialogue, involving Taliban insurgents. Even Pakistan, which the USA and Afghanistan regularly accuse of aiding insurgents, issued a statement saying talks were the only path to peace in Afghanistan.

People 8-year-old saves sister from potential kidnapping
Author: 0 8-year-old saves sister from potential kidnapping

The 8-year-old boy recalled to WCPO how the driver, 24-year-old Dalvir Singh, hopped into the auto, which his great-grandmother had left outside the Atrium Medical Center, and hit the gas. After Coburn and her friend went inside, police say a heroin addict jumped into the driver's seat and started pulling away. She opened the driver's side door and attempted to regain control of the vehicle, but Dalvir allegedly slammed the door shut, accelerated and dragged her four auto lengths before she ...

People Families of Canadians killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash file lawsuit
Author: 0 Families of Canadians killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash file lawsuit

Dennis Tajer, a 737 pilot and union spokesman, said Boeing and the FAA must require more training rather than leaving the option to airlines. That plane plunged to the ground shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa, five months after a similar Lion Air nosedive in Indonesia that killed all 189 passengers and crew.

People Ocasio-Cortez shoots back at Kellyanne Conway after her Sri Lanka comments
Author: 0 Ocasio-Cortez shoots back at Kellyanne Conway after her Sri Lanka comments

She pointed out that the social media-savvy congresswoman was there to condemn the New Zealand mosque attacks but missed out on an opportunity to denounce the Sri Lanka bombings that targeted Christians. However, while the NY congresswoman's usually prolific tweeting habit did end on April 18 - presumably the day before she headed to Puerto Rico - and did not include any tweets on Easter Sunday, her account did include both a tweet and a retweet about the upcoming movie "Knock Down The House".

People Barr's testimony to House on Mueller in doubt amid dispute
Author: 0 Barr's testimony to House on Mueller in doubt amid dispute

In both sessions, he'll be questioned about the Justice Department's Russian Federation investigation, which was detailed in a report by special counsel Robert Mueller . Fox News reported that it remains unusual for committee counsels to question witnesses; however, Senate Republicans past year hired an outside prosecutor to question Christine Blasey Ford, who accused then-Supreme Court justice nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault back in the 1980s.

People Russian-trained spy whale spooks Norwegian fishermen
Author: 0 Russian-trained spy whale spooks Norwegian fishermen

Russian Federation has acknowledged training sea mammals for special operations in the frigid Arctic, where the country has a major military base not far from the territory of key North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member Norway . Prof Rikardsen, who teaches at the University of Tromso, said "belugas, like dolphins and killer whales, are quite intelligent - they are Arctic animals and quite social, they can be trained like a dog".

People ISIS chief Baghdadi appears for first time in five years
Author: 0 ISIS chief Baghdadi appears for first time in five years

Several aides also appear in the video but their faces have been covered or blurred. Baghdadi , who has not been pictured since giving a sermon at the Great Mosque in Mosul in 2014, featured in a video that was published on Monday by the group's Al-Furqan media channel.

People FBI Raids City Hall, Homes of Baltimore Mayor in Kickback Investigation
Author: 0 FBI Raids City Hall, Homes of Baltimore Mayor in Kickback Investigation

Former Mayor Sheila Dixon spent much of her tenure fighting public corruption charges before resigning in 2010 to save her pension and preserve the possibility of working for the city or state again. It follows a raid on her city hall office, two houses, her business Maryland Center for Adult Training, her attorney's office and the office of one of her aides, Gary Brown Jr.

People President of NRA ousted amid feuds
Author: 0 President of NRA ousted amid feuds

By Thursday, LaPierre wrote a letter to the NRA's board and accused North of "threatening to leak damaging information about him and other N.R.A. Trump has enjoyed rock-solid political support from the pro-gun rights lobby and expressed concern over how New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's effort to hold the NRA accountable for their pro-gun messaging and efforts, which he sees as, at best, irresponsible.

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