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World News White House Lawyer Joins Secret Briefings About FBI Informant
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Kushner lost his access to the country's deepest secrets when White House chief of staff John Kelly downgraded Kushner's clearance due to questions that arose during Kushner's background briefing. Democrats and their media allies are again shouting "constitutional crisis", this time claiming President Trump has waded too far into the Russian Federation investigation.

World News Chiefs fans weigh in on new National Football League policy banning sideline anthem protests
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As Newsday reports, league owners collectively agreed to allow players who don't want to stand during the anthem to remain in the locker room while the Star Spangled Banner is playing. "I know there's some discussion of keeping players off the field until after the anthem", he said during an owner's meeting in March. The new rules and guidelines detail steps to avoid controversy on the field.

World News Boost for carmakers as China cuts import taxes
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According to The Wall Street Journal , the USA would lift restrictions that limit ZTE's ability to purchase United States phone parts in exchange for a major shake-up at China's second-largest phone maker. The U.S. Department of Defense has also stopped selling ZTE's mobile phones and modems in stores on its military bases, citing potential security risks.

World News Weinstein charged with rape, sex abuse
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He turned himself in early Friday to face the first criminal case brought after scores of women made sexual harassment and assault allegations against him. "He forced me to perform oral sex on him", she said. "I tried to get away, but maybe I didn't try hard enough". "If it's being done to me and other people who are well-known, what's happening to those who aren't?" she said.

World News MEMORIAL DAY Scheduled events
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Emcee for the event will be John "Rock" Sommerrock. Washougal City Councilman Ray Kutch, a U.S. Naval Academy graduate and former Naval flight officer and instructor, will be the guest speaker. For those in Moorpark who would like to honor our fallen heroes, Memorial Day will be observed at the Moorpark Veterans Memorial, 608 Spring Road, at 10 a.m.

World News City's population dipped just under 25000 a year ago
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Fourth-place Houston has 2,312,717 residents. The cities with the largest increase between July 2016 and July 2017 include San Antonio, Dallas and Forth Worth - while the top five fastest growing cities include three Texas names as well. But Henderson, Madisonville, Hopkinsville and Paducah all lost population between 2016 and 2017, the report shows. Tulsa is the second-largest city in the state after Oklahoma City.

World News Ariana Grande wishes she was with her fans in Manchester
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Along with the 22 people who were killed, more than 800 others, many of them children, were either physically or psychologically injured, according to police. A choir sang "Amazing Grace" and "Somewhere Over the Rainbow", and Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Sikh, Muslim and humanist leaders all addressed the congregation.

World News M&S to Close More Than 100 Stores Amid Online Push
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Excluding the restructuring charge, the stores group's adjusted pre-tax profit was down 5.4% to £580.9mln from £613.8mln a year ago, weighed by a 140 basis points drop in the food gross margin as a result of a weaker pound pushing up input cost inflation.

World News 5 things to know about 'American Idol' victor Maddie Poppe
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Poppe burst into tears when host Ryan Seacrest announced her name. The top seven finalists - Cade Foehner , Catie Turner , Jurnee and Michael J. And then, on Monday night's finale, it was revealed that the Top 2-Maddie Poppe and Caleb Lee Hutchinson-are also an item. I want it to be as personal for them as possible.

World News Palestinians ask ICC to open full probe into Israeli war crimes
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And despite a visit to the region, it has yet to move to the next stage and open a full-blown investigation which could possibly lead to charges being brought. Australia can hold its head high as the only member state along with the U.S. to oppose this biased and counter-productive resolution whose language predetermined Israeli guilt before any investigation was even begun.

World News Funeral arrangements for Santa Fe High School shooting victims
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Two teachers were also killed. But in a state in which more than 1 million people are licensed to carry a gun, where the National Rifle Association held its annual meeting in Dallas two weeks ago and where Republican lawmakers dominate state politics, some observers believe significant changes in gun law are unlikely.

World News US, China Putting Trade War On Hold, Treasury's Steve Mnuchin Says
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For the entirety of his adult life, Donald Trump has been telling people he's a brilliant businessman-a habit he continued, to great effect, on the campaign trail, assuring voters that he would use his Apprentice-honed skills to strike deals for the US beyond the wildest dreams of his predecessors.

World News Warriors' Andre Iguodala (knee) doubtful for Game 4
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The game resulted in victory - and a call from Curry's mom, Sonya Curry. He made all seven of his shots, two of which were three-pointers, and finished the quarter with a team-high 18 points, matching his highest point total in the first two games in a single period.

World News Pence: Venezuela election a 'sham'
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The successor to Chavez's legacy, he touted the large number of elections that Chavismo has won since 1998. Maduro, however, dismissed such criticisms in his late-night victory address. Instead, the boycotting party usually emerges weaker and the incumbent empowered. "It's offensive when they say the Venezuelan people are falling under dictatorship", he said after voting, adding that if he were to win the election he would seek an understanding with his opponents on a way forward for the ...

World News Missing Child Found in Iowa
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The search for a missing two year old has ended on a happy note. According to police, both William and Jessica are believed to be heavy methamphetamine users police are concerned for the Dakota's safety. The child's non-custodial parents were accused of taking her back on April 15. William Ray , Jessica Ray and Dakota Ray were located in the vehicle.

World News Police Stop Shooter in Trump Hotel Lobby
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The Trump International Hotel in D.C. opened in October 2016, less than one mile from the White House, and has become a legal headache for the president as a number of critics have said earnings from the hotel violate the emoluments cause in the Constitution.

World News Explosive morning on Kilauea
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Glenn Severance, 65, a resident of Hawaii Paradise Park, said: "It was just thick, eyes watering kinda stuff". People have been warned to protect themselves from ash fallout. The USGS earlier this week issued a rare "red alert" warning , its highest level, meaning that a major volcanic eruption was imminent or underway and that the toxic ash clouds could affect air traffic.

World News Bangalore crush Punjab by 10 wickets in must-win IPL game
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Captain Virat Kohli (48 not out) and Parthiv Patel (40 not out) then piloted Bangalore to 92 without loss in just 8.1 overs as Punjab missed its injured mystery spinner Mujeebur Rahman. Sitting comfortably at the top of the table, the Men in Orange are okay as long as they finish in the top two. Their wish-list will be simple - for the rain to stay away, and for a popular win in the franchise's last home game of the season.

World News Syria's Assad Meets With Russia's Putin In Sochi
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Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov says Assad informed Putin of his decision to "send a delegation to the U.N." to discuss reforming the country's constitution. Putin said on his part that it was important to take the necessary steps towards restoration of Syrian economy and for settling the long-overdue knotty problems, solution of which was essential for the untangling of humanitarian issues.

World News Intense jockeying begins for power in Karnataka amid claims of bribery
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But the results show that in these seats, Congress got 38% votes while BJP got 40.6%. Ghulam Nabi Azad accused BJP of threatening Congress MLAs. In this scenario, the Governor - who has been a Minister in Gujarat when Modi was C.M. Speaking about the Karnataka election results, DMK's TKS Elangovan said the Congress should have entered into a pre-poll alliance with JD (S). The bench headed by Justice A K Sikri, while seeking Yeddyurappa's response on the petition by Congress and Janata ...

World News As US deadline passes, Mexico says NAFTA deal still doable
Author: 0 As US deadline passes, Mexico says NAFTA deal still doable

NAFTA is being renegotiated on the insistence of U.S. President Donald Trump, who took office on a campaign pledge to secure a trade deal that was more favorable to U.S. "This isn't my arbitrary deadline". "To be honest, we are down to a point where there is a good deal on the table", Trudeau told the Economic Club of NY.

World News EBRD ready to lend more loan for Western Balkan countries
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The EU and the Western Balkans partners acknowledge that results in fighting corruption and organised crime are essential for the region's political and socio-economic transformation and also for regional stability and security, which are in the best interest of their citizens.

World News School Bus Ripped Apart in Horror Crash
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One child and one adult were killed on Thursday when a school bus full of students from the high school of new Jersey , collided with a truck and overturned in Western new Jersey , officials said . The Democratic governor went to the school. Phone lines at the middle school appeared to be tied up after the crash, and HuffPost was not able to get through.

World News Senate confirms Gina Haspel as first female director of CIA
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But it was Haspel's past that transfixed senators - if only for a few weeks - as they grappled anew with the aggressive interrogation policies of the George W. Gina Haspel was confirmed by the Senate to run the CIA Thursday, despite some lingering concerns over her role in the use of torture techniques while acting as station chief in Thailand.

World News Major Melbourne Airport security breach as furious passenger tries to board plane
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The extraordinary scenes unfolded today after the traveller missed his flight and attempted to forcefully enter another plane that was preparing for take off. " We praise our crew for safely handling this incident and restraining the passenger until police arrived ", a Jetstar spokesman said. "This man was trying to get up the stairs, he was physically fighting with the staff , punching and scratching them".

World News Karnataka effect: Now Goa Congress stakes claim to form govt
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The new found alliance partners said that in Goa the single largest party was not invited to form the government. Subsequently, the Congress party then challenged the Governor's decision in the Supreme Court after which on court's direction, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar passed the trust vote on the floor of the House.

World News Yanny Vs. Laurel Has Jimmy Kimmel Contemplating How Perception Shapes Reality
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Szabo credited the students identified by Wired as creators of the Instagram post, saying he had been caught up in the media excitement. Some people saw the dress as white and gold, while others saw it as black and blue. How can it sound so different to so many people? Also, some people are hearing something totally different (pray for them). Various people on social media have taken to doing their own experiments in order to understand how people have heard different things.

World News Footnote in Trump report lists 'reimbursement' payment to Michael Cohen
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The announcement comes after Novartis was dragged into the scandal over Cohen's payment of $130,000 to U.S. porn actress Stormy Daniels just days before the 2016 presidential election. He said he had not been reimbursed by Trump's company or Trump's campaign. The ethics office is a government watchdog that provides oversight of the executive branch program created to prevent and resolve conflicts of interest.