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People Nunes Memo Aftermath Could Stifle Legislative Agenda
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The House Intelligence Committee is expected to vote Monday on publicly releasing a memo that Democrats say rebuts a Republican document alleging surveillance abuses that was released Friday. During a meeting last May, Trump unethically asked Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe how he voted in the presidential election. More: The controversial Nunes memo has been released.

People Wesfarmers warns of job cuts and store closures at Homebase
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Bunnings' UK and Ireland business is expected to post an underlying loss of £97m for the first half of 2018 due to its poor trading performance. After purchasing the UK-based garden and DIY retailer Homebase in February 2016, Bunnings has been attempting to transfer its business model here to the United Kingdom, slowly rebranding Homebase stores to the new Bunnings fascia.

People Community Health Centers In Austin Worry About An End To Federal Funding
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Also, on Monday, Representative Gianforte urged House Speaker Paul Ryan to ensure continued and predictable funding for community health centers that serve Montanans who rely on them for access to health care. DE has three community health centers, one in each county. "In Montana, we have 17 Community Health Centers across our state". At the sub-centre level, which is the peripheral healthcare outpost covering a population of 5,000 persons, the State health authorities have chose to have ...

People Wall St drops in volatile trade after steep falls
Author: 0 Wall St drops in volatile trade after steep falls

The Dow Jones industrial average gained 567 points, or 2.3 percent, recouping almost half of the 1,175-point plunge it took the day before. The Standard & Poor's 500 index was up 12 points, or 0.5 percent, at 2,662. Higher Treasury yields make high-dividend stocks like utilities less appealing to investors seeking income. United States stock markets appear to be stabilising following a major downturn which has triggered turmoil in financial indices around the world.

People Kelly: Trump not expected to extend DACA deadline
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Graham, who has also been a part of bipartisan Senate meetings that are seeking a compromise and who helped convince Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to promise to bring immigration to the floor in a "fair" process next week, called that option unsatisfactory but likely.

People Gymnast Who Exposed Larry Nassar Says Church Isn't Safe for Assault Victims
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Almost 200 girls and women gave victim impact statements during Nassar's three sentencing hearings, with some, including Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman , detailing the way Nassar abused them. In one compelling testimony that garnered national attention, the Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman told Nassar , "We-this group of women you so heartlessly abused over such a long period of time-are now a force, and you are nothing".

People ANC meeting ends, SA President Zuma's fate still up in the air
Author: 0 ANC meeting ends, SA President Zuma's fate still up in the air

On Wednesday the ANC's National Executive Committee will meet. South Africa's president is elected by parliament, and the ANC's practice is to "deploy" members to government posts. United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa said on Sunday that Zuma had no other option besides "the constitutional option". "A$3 vote of no confidence is not desirable under any circumstances".

Author: 0 Several Eagles Plan To Skip Any White House Trip

Malcolm Jenkins , Torrey Smith and Chris Long have all said they'll skip the traditional visit, which typically happens after a team wins the big game. "Congratulations to the Philadelphia Eagles on a great Super Bowl victory!" he wrote. On Sunday afternoon, he took credit for the fact that no players demonstrated during the anthem at the Super Bowl, telling an audience in OH "there was nobody kneeling at the beginning of the Super Bowl", and later saying: "We've made a lot of ...

People Rep. Adam Schiff, leading Democrat in Russian Federation probe, gets a Trump nickname
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President Donald Trump has said the memo " totally vindicates " him in the Russian Federation probe. "We will consider it along the same terms that we considered the Nunes memo - which is to allow for a legal review - national security review - led by the White House Counsel's Office", a White House spokesman, Raj Shah, told reporters aboard Air Force One.

Author: 0 More memos to come, says House GOP

Leading Democrats are desperately spinning the recently declassified FISA memo to justify their outright opposition to its release, with Rep. Adam Schiff claiming the documents disclosure will make Americans apprehensive about reporting potential terrorists living next door.

People North Korean state orchestra arrives at eastern South Korean port
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The person said the virtual coin market remains a likely target for North Korean hackers due to its sheer size and light regulation but that there was no firm evidence the North was responsible. The modestly good news is that since the last missile test on November 28, the North Korean regime has more or less played nice, or nicer than usual, as the Olympics approach.

People Carter Page: The Dodgy Dossier was a Political Stunt and False
Author: 0 Carter Page: The Dodgy Dossier was a Political Stunt and False

When asked what he thinks those documents would show, Page said , "I have no idea". Page has said that he's never spoken to President Donald Trump despite his status as a foreign policy adviser. Asked about being under the FBI's radar after being part of a Russian recruitment effort in 2013, Page said he was helping the bureau. Page acknowledged, "I was a witness for a case they were doing, so I was supporting the Federal Bureau of Investigation in that case".

People 'Let's Have a Shutdown' If Congress Can't Reach Immigration Deal
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Trump has said any immigration deal must also include funding for his long-promised wall along the U.S. -Mexico border, along with changes to programs for legal immigration that would assess applicants on their skills, rather than their country of origin or ties to U.S.

People Amtrak cars separate on high speed train from Washington to Boston
Author: 0 Amtrak cars separate on high speed train from Washington to Boston

Amtrak confirmed to Boston 25 News reports indicating two cars on an Acela train separated while the train was traveling between Washington D.C. "We have been involved in two safety incidents in the last week: Train 923 carrying U.S. Congressional members and staff in Crozet, Virginia, Wednesday, and Train 91 in Cayce, South Carolina, this morning", Anderson wrote.

People WH Chief Of Staff Says He Doubts Trump Will Extend DACA Deadline
Author: 0 WH Chief Of Staff Says He Doubts Trump Will Extend DACA Deadline

A federal judge has indefinitely blocked Trump from terminating DACA's protections for the so-called Dreamers, who were brought to the U.S.as children and are living here illegally. And the McCain-Coons plan would grant legal status to dreamers who've been in the country since 2013 - a larger pool of immigrants than the 1.8 million Trump supports legalizing.

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Author: 0 "Thank you, Bruce Rauner" ad sparks controversy

She defended the spot at a Saturday night event, saying it's about policy and not a personal attack on Rauner, according to The News-Gazette newspaper. Ives is under fire for a campaign ad , one that the state's GOP chair says "does not reflect who we are as the Party of Lincoln", per the Chicago Tribune .

People Winter weather advisory issued for DC area Wednesday
Author: 0 Winter weather advisory issued for DC area Wednesday

Although we haven't had a storm like the early January nor'easter, which broke a snowfall record in the Hartford area, Lessor said the snowfall total is on target. With a low around 22, new ice accumulation of a tenth-of-an-inch is possible. Tonight: A 50 percent chance of snow before midnight. Northwest wind 5 to 7 miles per hour.

Author: 0 House of Representatives committee votes to make public Democrat memo

A new Reuters/Ipsos poll released in the wake of the Nunes memo shows that nearly three in four Republican voters believe the president is a victim of a plan to undermine him; with voters' attitudes on the investigation into alleged collusion between Trump's team and Russian Federation during the 2016 election unsurprisingly split down party lines.

People Russian Federation to award pilot killed in Syria highest honor
Author: 0 Russian Federation to award pilot killed in Syria highest honor

In the incident, one Russian man, the 34-year-old pilot, was killed fighting Jabhat al-Nusra militants on the ground after he ejected from the Russian Sukhoi-25 following an attack on the aircraft, the Russian ministry said. The ministry said it will also provide all the necessary support to Filipov's family. Russian Federation has now reportedly ordered its warplanes in Syria to fly higher to avoid being shot down by shoulder-launched missiles.

People Newsweek fires top editors who reported on DA probe into Newsweek's finances
Author: 0 Newsweek fires top editors who reported on DA probe into Newsweek's finances

Li tweeted on Monday afternoon: "What a day to leave my charger at home". This latest turmoil at the company follows a recent raid in its NY offices by the Manhattan District Attorney; BuzzFeed News revealing that NMG's top editor, Dayan Candappa , was sacked from a previous job over sexual harassment allegations; and that the International Business Times has been buying traffic and engaging in ad fraud .

People First glimpse of 'Raid' is out
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In a bid to pay tribute to the fearless soldiers of our country on Vijay Diwas, the makers of the upcoming Bollywood crime drama 'Aiyaary, ' starring Sidharth Malhotra, have released its first look. Ajay and Ileana have teamed up together for the second time after Baadshaho . Over the weekend, while director Raj Kumar Gupta was giving finishing touches to the film's trailer that launches today, we met a former senior officer from the IT department, whose raids have inspired the film.

People Mom Accused Of Stabbing 2 Children To Death To Appear In Court
Author: 0 Mom Accused Of Stabbing 2 Children To Death To Appear In Court

A medical examiner is working to determine the cause of death and identify the victims. "This was a gruesome and disturbing and most of all heartbreaking crime". Neighbor Ernst Blanc told the newspaper that he regularly saw two young children playing in the yard behind his house, frequently throwing a ball, playing tag and riding bikes.

People North Korea 'Balloon-Dropping' Propaganda into South Korea Ahead of Winter Olympics
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It came after the hereditary leader Kim Jong-un extended an olive branch to the South in a New Year message, saying he was open to dialogue and could send a team to the Games. When she is in South Korea , the first daughter is also expected to attend some of the sporting events that USA athletes are competing in. North Korea, one of the world's most secretive societies, has always been at odds with its southern neighbour, with whom it went to war with in the 1950s.

People Congressional leaders react to Republican memo, Trump response
Author: 0 Congressional leaders react to Republican memo, Trump response

Trump to act. At last week's meeting, Republicans blocked a Democratic attempt to release their memo at the same time as the memo spearheaded by Chairman Devin Nunes of California, with Republicans saying they had just been presented with a copy of the Democrats' document.

People House Intel Committee Votes To Release Dem Countermemo. Will Trump Go Along?
Author: 0 House Intel Committee Votes To Release Dem Countermemo. Will Trump Go Along?

Trump tweeted Saturday that the memo "vindicated" his insistence that there was "no collusion and there was no obstruction". He is the ranking Democratic member of the House Intelligence Committee. The former chief said he couldn't go into detail about the intelligence, but felt it "would have been derelict if the F.B.I. did not pull the threads, investigative threads, on American persons who might have been involved with Russian Federation and working on their behalf either wittingly or ...

People House Committee Votes to Release Democrats' Russia Memo
Author: 0 House Committee Votes to Release Democrats' Russia Memo

The memo confirms the FBI's counterintelligence investigation into the Trump campaign began in July 2016, months before the surveillance warrant was sought, and was "triggered" by information concerning campaign aide George Papadopoulos.

People Russians not invited to Olympics despite doping ban repeal
Author: 0 Russians not invited to Olympics despite doping ban repeal

Thirty-two Russian athletes are appealing to the Swiss-based Court of Arbitration for Sport to lift their doping bans and allow them to compete in Pyeongchang , just days before the opening ceremonies in South Korea . The IOC, which banned Russian Federation on December 5, must wait for a reasoned decision from CAS before an appeal can be launched. "We feel that this decision shows the urgent need for reforms in the internal structure of".

People 4-magnitude quake shakes eastern Taiwan
Author: 0 4-magnitude quake shakes eastern Taiwan

The quake struck at 11.50pm local time (3.50pm GMT), when most people were asleep in their beds. The building boasts 300 guest rooms, and fatalities are feared after the tragedy. It could be felt strongly in Taipei, where it lasted for more than 30 seconds. One person said simply: "F*****g scary". Officials told the publication that the quakes are being caused by the Philippine Sea (tectonic) Plate sliding under the Eurasian Plate.

People FTSE 100 falls 1% in increased volatility in financial markets
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He said that the signs of inflation and rising rates were not as bad as they looked, but after the market's big gains in 2017 and early 2018, stocks were overdue for a drop. The catalyst for the latest sell-off came in jobs figures last Friday showing that wage growth in the US was creeping higher. Many believe that rising inflation might push the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates more quickly, which could slow down economic growth by making it make it more expensive for people and ...

People Sinn Fein policing spokesman Gerry Kelly filmed apparently cutting clamp off vehicle
Author: 0 Sinn Fein policing spokesman Gerry Kelly filmed apparently cutting clamp off vehicle

Kelly, a member of the republican terror cell that killed one and injured 200 in the 1973 Old Bailey bombing, has not commented. "I removed the chain and then arranged a meeting with police", he said. He said: "I saw that my auto had been clamped. The issue has now been resolved". "He borrowed a bolt cutters from the gym that he was in to remove it".

People Kenya: American Conservationist Esmond Bradley Murdered in Nairobi
Author: 0 Kenya: American Conservationist Esmond Bradley Murdered in Nairobi

The ivory trade has slowed down since a treaty banned global trade in 1989, but many shops in various areas around the world are permitted to sell domestic ivory that predates the ban. South African elephant conservationist Wayne Lotter, whose work led to the breakup of major poaching rings, was killed in August in Tanzania. Others in the area of wildlife conservation say the gap left by Mr Martin's death will be keenly felt.