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Author: 0 Mueller reportedly aware of Trump contacts with key witnesses

It arose in part from the findings of USA intelligence agencies that Russian Federation had meddled in the election and that its goals eventually included aiding Trump, who won a surprise victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton . He rejected any notion that Trump had colluded with Russians. According to a media interview on live television , Nunberg said "I'm not cooperating".

World News Gun control: Florida lawmakers approve landmark bill
Author: 0 Gun control: Florida lawmakers approve landmark bill

Last month, 17 people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The bill also includes the Marshall program, which allows employees who were trained by law enforcement to carry guns inside schools. Almost all classroom teachers are expressly excluded from participating in a compromise aimed at winning support from some Democrats and Scott, a staunch NRA ally who nevertheless is opposed to arming teachers.

Author: 0 PNB Probe: SFIO Summons ICICI Bank's Chanda Kochhar & Axis Bank's Shikha Sharma

The New Delhi-based PNB is the third lender which has been called by SFIO in the last two days in connection with the almost United States dollars 2 billion fraud. NS Kannan, official chief ICICI bank, was the pioneer of consortium of the bank that loaned cash to Gitanjali Group , it has been asserted. Saying that the bank was fully cooperating with the investigation agencies, the ICICI Bank said: "Our exposure to the Gitanjali group of companies is not the largest among lenders in ...

World News Sublime Maqsood helps Sultans outplay Zalmi
Author: 0 Sublime Maqsood helps Sultans outplay Zalmi

A thrilling contest got the finish it deserved, with teenager Hasan Khan smashing Kieron Pollard for six off the penultimate ball to sealing a much-needed two-wicket win for Quetta Gladiators . Regular wickets upfront after Gul accounted for three of the top four, after an opening stand of 48, had reduced them to 118 for 6 in a chase of 153.

World News Auto industry closes ranks to oppose Trump's tariff threats
Author: 0 Auto industry closes ranks to oppose Trump's tariff threats

Big automakers like Volkswagen AG and Toyota Motor Corp., smaller manufacturers such as Volvo Cars and PSA Group and even a group representing American auto dealers echoed the sentiment in the wake of a tit-for-tat between Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

World News Texas Secretary Of State: Record GOP Vote In Gubernatorial Primary
Author: 0 Texas Secretary Of State: Record GOP Vote In Gubernatorial Primary

Democratic turnout for Texas' primary has exceeded primary midterm vote totals not seen since 1994, when the party was beginning its slide into the political wilderness in a state that had for decades been a Democratic stronghold. Gov. Greg Abbott also clinched the Republican nomination for governor and enters the general election as a heavy favorite against whoever emerges from the Democratic primary.

World News Tottenham v Juventus: Painful defeat can help Spurs build bright future
Author: 0 Tottenham v Juventus: Painful defeat can help Spurs build bright future

Two minutes later Tottenham's defence was caught square and Dybala was played through on goal, calmly advancing before curling past Lloris to send the 4,000 travelling fans wild. "I cry many times , I always believe in him because he was a fantastic player", said Chiellini. "It is very hard, we know, because there are all these big clubs, but we are here".

World News Australia's David Warner fined for staircase incident
Author: 0 Australia's David Warner fined for staircase incident

The matter was debated in a meeting at the hotel being shared by the two teams in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday night, with the Australian and South African team managers Gavin Dovey and Mohammed Moosajee speaking with the match referee Jeff Crowe .

World News CBI probe into murder cases not unusual: CM Pinarayi Vijayan
Author: 0 CBI probe into murder cases not unusual: CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Earlier in a peace meet held in Kannur post-February 12 violence, minister A K Balan had said the government was ready to announce probe by any agency in the country, including the Central Bureau of Investigation. Strict action will be taken against those trying to free accused from police stations and would not allow any illegal activities, he added. Even in Shuhaib case there were no allegations against the Kerala police probe.

World News AIFF looking into Minerva FC's accusation against East Bengal's improper approach
Author: 0 AIFF looking into Minerva FC's accusation against East Bengal's improper approach

However, the Panchkula-based club has shown that it can hold its own against the big boys of Indian football and goes into the last round of matches on Thursday as favourites to win its first league title. East Bengal face NEROCA FC in a must-win match in Kolkata. Minerva lead the league table, with 32 points from their 17 games, while NEROCA FC are in second place-with 31 points from 17 matches.

World News Mahatma Gandhi statue in Kerala vandalised
Author: 0 Mahatma Gandhi statue in Kerala vandalised

Miscreant tried to damage Gandhi statue in Kannur . BJP Chief Amit Shah also spoke to the party units in Tamil Nadu and Tripura and said any organisation person found involved in such vandalism will face severe action.Two statues of Communist icon Lenin were brought down in Tripura on Monday, two days after the BJP wrested the Left bastion.

World News Syrian troops hold over half of eastern Ghouta
Author: 0 Syrian troops hold over half of eastern Ghouta

Over 800 civilians are said to have been killed in the course of this offensive. Government forces besieged the enclave four years ago but the last 18 days have seen intense bombing that has killed some 850 people and displaced more than 10,000 of the area's 400,000 residents.

World News Emery on brink as Real knock PSG out of Champions League
Author: 0 Emery on brink as Real knock PSG out of Champions League

Ronaldo administered the killer blow with a 51st-minute header at the Parc des Princes on Tuesday that saw PSG's chances of pulling back a two-goal defeat from the first leg vanishing into the smoke from supporters' flares. As the curtain closed on another unsuccessful Champions League campaign for Paris Saint-Germain, there was an all-too familiar ring to the comments following its elimination by Real Madrid .

World News Raptors look to clinch NBA's first playoff spot
Author: 0 Raptors look to clinch NBA's first playoff spot

Griffin banked in a hook shot with 0.9 seconds remaining to tie it at 114 and send it to overtime. A series of events have since pushed Love to make his story public: a much-talked-about team meeting on January 22 when Cavs coach Tyronn Lue mentioned Love's panic attack to the Cavs; the school shooting in Parkland, Florida; ESPN's Jackie MacMullan asking him about mental health support in the National Basketball Association after former teammate Channing Frye opened up about his ...

World News Sunny, breezy start to workweek in store, snow coming Tuesday night
Author: 0 Sunny, breezy start to workweek in store, snow coming Tuesday night

Thursday , the high will be near 45 with sunny skies and a northwest wind of 5 to 7 miles per hour becoming light and variable in the afternoon, the weather service said. Thursday will be partly sunny with a high of 41 and a low of 27. Sunday: Mostly sunny with a high near 55. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.

World News Rush on to restore power as another winter storm looms
Author: 0 Rush on to restore power as another winter storm looms

Whatever snow falls will be heavy and wet, which means there's the possibility of downed power lines, broken tree limbs and renewed power outages in places already hit hard by last week's nor'easter. Pennsylvania's Poconos Mountains and parts of western MA could see up to 18 inches. Some suburban areas more inland of the Northeast cities, however, could see up to 2 feet of snow.

World News Travel snarled, power outages as storm bears down on US Northeast
Author: 0 Travel snarled, power outages as storm bears down on US Northeast

Snowfall rates of 1 to 3 inches an hour were reported in much of New Jersey, the New York City area and parts of southern New England, the National Weather Service said. Hundreds of flights across the region had been cancelled even before the snow started falling Wednesday due to the dire weather forecasts . The morning commute went smoothly in most areas, as the storm had not yet kicked into high gear.

World News Runoff Set To Challenge GOP US Rep. Pete Sessions
Author: 0 Runoff Set To Challenge GOP US Rep. Pete Sessions

With 99 percent of precincts reporting Wednesday, Democrats had cast a little more than 1 million votes. How did they do? Cruz is favored to win re-election in a state where Trump won by 9 percentage points and the last Senate election Democrats won was in 1988.

World News Balkrishna Doshi named India's first victor of the Pritzker Prize
Author: 0 Balkrishna Doshi named India's first victor of the Pritzker Prize

Like the 2016 laureate, Chile's Alejandro Aravena , Doshi has made affordable housing, typically wrought in brick or concrete and with units created to be modified and enlarged by residents over time, a focus of his work; his massive Aranya Community Housing complex, a collection of apartments in the Indian city of Indore, is home to 80,000 low- and middle-income residents.

Author: 0 Dwyane Wade visits students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High

According to the Action Network website, the walkout is to "protest Congress' inaction to do more than tweet thoughts and prayers in response to the gun violence plaguing our schools and neighborhoods". "That's one of the things we've been advocating for the whole time ", said Ball. "The tragedies in Marshall County and Parkland have awakened us to the fact that when it comes to school safety, the status quo is unacceptable, and we have to be the change we want to see", Byerman said ...

World News ACC Tournament: Bracket, Schedule & Odds 2018
Author: 0 ACC Tournament: Bracket, Schedule & Odds 2018

Thursday, March 8 No. 1 Virginia vs. FSU/Louisville 12 p.m. Hall earns his first All-District honor after averaging 11.9 points, 4.4 rebounds and 3.2 assists. Only Duke seems to have the talent and the patience to play with UVa, and barring an upset, that will be the finals matchup. The Wolfpack are the fifth seed in the ACC Tournament .

World News China told to follow Xi in thought, word and deed
Author: 0 China told to follow Xi in thought, word and deed

Meanwhile, China has flexed the muscles of its armed forces by announcing an 8 percent increase in military spending to more than 1.1 trillion yuan (US$170 billion). After years of rapid growth, millions have been lifted out of poverty and there is a ballooning middle class. China's navy is also relying on numerical superiority to boost its influence.

World News Landmark Kids Climate Case Will Head Toward Trial, Judges Rule
Author: 0 Landmark Kids Climate Case Will Head Toward Trial, Judges Rule

The suit seeks to force the federal government to reduce its support for exploration and production of oil and gas, coal and other fossil fuels and take other steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This after a federal judge in OR had denied motions to dismiss. The ruling also pointed out that Congress "has not exempted the government from the normal rules of appellate procedure, which anticipate that sometimes defendants will incur burdens of litigating cases that lack merit but still ...

World News CM Naveen Patnaik inducts two to his party
Author: 0 CM Naveen Patnaik inducts two to his party

The CM chose party MLA Prashant Nanda, a former Odia cine star, as the party's other candidate for the Rajya Sabha polls. Mr. Soumya Ranjan Patnaik's joining the BJD comes close on the heels of suspension of Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda from the primary membership of the BJD.

World News Trial Begins of Teenager Charged with Parsons Green Terror Attack
Author: 0 Trial Begins of Teenager Charged with Parsons Green Terror Attack

Hassan has denied the charges. Mr Hassan claimed asylum, and from 2016 lived with foster parents in Cavendish Road, Sunbury in Surrey. Passenger Jelena Semenjuk had noticed a bag on the floor and a man fitting the description of Hassan before she heard a "loud bang" and noticed her coat was on fire, the court heard.

World News Oil Falls on Growing US Output Forecasts
Author: 0 Oil Falls on Growing US Output Forecasts

Shipments from OPEC state Angola are expected to average 1.52 million barrels a day in the January-April 2018 period, the weakest start to a year in terms of outflows since Bloomberg began collating loading monthly programs back in 2008. Given their shared expectations of rising global demand and continued production declines from aging fields, Barkindo and Birol both emphasized the need for more upstream investment from regions outside the USA to maintain market stability in the 2020s.

World News Penny Hardaway being considered for Memphis coaching job
Author: 0 Penny Hardaway being considered for Memphis coaching job

Hardaway would reportedly target longtime coach Larry Brown as an assistant if he is replacing Smith, per the report. He now coaches at Memphis East High School. Hardaway thinks he could make an immediate impact, which could lead to a quick turnaround for the program. Smith, who's also coached Kentucky and Minnesota, went 19-13 last season, and the Tigers are now 19-12 coming into the American Athletic Conference tournament.

World News Stoneman Douglas shooter indicted on 17 charges of murder
Author: 0 Stoneman Douglas shooter indicted on 17 charges of murder

On the same day, another deputy said he "avoided eye contact". "Another said he appears to 'stare blankly" and often looks like he is lost in thought. Florida prosecutors opened the grand jury hearing Tuesday. "Various folks have been subpoenaed to come and to give testimony", said attorney Jim Lewis.

World News Protests against Saudi crown prince `based on…
Author: 0 Protests against Saudi crown prince `based on…

The UK media chose to use "MBS means business" to highlight the financial benefits of the Saudi Crown Prince's first official visit. But foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir insisted the conflict was "just" and protests should focus on the role of the Houthi rebels in Yemen .

World News Scientists '99%' sure bones belong to Amelia Earhart
Author: 0 Scientists '99%' sure bones belong to Amelia Earhart

The bones themselves have been lost, but by comparing measurements of the bones found on the island to Earhart's body composition using modern techniques, Jantz determined that Hoodless' assessment of the sex of the bones "cannot be assumed to be correct" and that Earhart is "more similar to the Nikumaroro bones than 99 [percent] of individuals in a large reference sample".

Author: 0 European Union financial services deal is 'essential'

Reuters reports that Verhofstadt had a meeting with British prime minister Theresa May on Tuesday and emerged with the good news. The EU side has now published a draft of its negotiating guidelines , which must be signed off by the leaders of the 27 remaining EU states at a Brussels summit on 22 March.

World News Ofgem to drop control period from eight to five years
Author: 0 Ofgem to drop control period from eight to five years

Official figures show that even with a baseline rate of return of around 6pc network companies have been able to make returns as high as 12pc by clinching rewards for beating their regulatory targets. That, it says, would build on the success of its tendering regime for offshore wind transmission links, and the recent get-tough approach to National Grid's proposed costs for connecting Hinkley Point C nuclear plant in Somerset.