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World News Carter Page Who Once Bragged About Advising Kremlin Backtracks
Author: 0 Carter Page Who Once Bragged About Advising Kremlin Backtracks

Campaign manager Kellyanne Conway told CNN at the time that Page is "certainly not part of the campaign I'm running". "I never spoke with him since". Page, who is at the center of the current controversy over the alleged Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department FISA warrant abuses, claimed that the so-called Nunes memo put out by Republican lawmakers proves he was improperly surveilled.

Author: 0 White House has Democrats' memo in Russia probe

The panel had previously blocked the release of his document. "And I think it's only fair that Democrats get to tell their side", Rep. Mike Conaway, R-Texas, the senior Republican leading the Russian Federation probe on the House Intelligence Committee, told ABC News after the vote.

World News Two private Kenyan TV stations back on air
Author: 0 Two private Kenyan TV stations back on air

They all covered this new chapter in Kenya's political drama.Activists demonstrate in the streets of Nairobi on Monday against the shutdown of several TV channels over their opposition coverage. The charge sheet presented by police to a court in Kajiado County, neighbouring Nairobi, said Miguna Miguna was being charged with "being present and consenting to the administration of an oath to commit a capital offence, namely treason".

World News One Turkish Soldier Killed, Five Injured as Result of Syria's Idlib Attack
Author: 0 One Turkish Soldier Killed, Five Injured as Result of Syria's Idlib Attack

But the "de-escalation" in violence they were supposed to monitor has halted. At least 35 civilians were killed and dozens were injured by Syrian regime attacks in Syria's Eastern Ghouta, Syrian civil defence forces said on Tuesday. "The UN has not been able to produce anything besides reports". "Over the last 48 hours, the scale and ferocity of attacks has increased dramatically", the UN-mandated Independent International Commission of Inquiry said in a statement.

World News Dow Jones down: White House distances Donald Trump from markets crash
Author: 0 Dow Jones down: White House distances Donald Trump from markets crash

He has stayed silent in the face of market gyrations over the past week. "It's a record increase", Trump said . Monday's trading day saw stocks plunge , marking a second day of trading that led to steep declines. President Donald Trump has maintained an uncharacteristic silence since the stock market took a nose dive, notable for a businessman president who regularly points to the rising market as evidence of the success of his presidency and economic policies.

World News New Jersey governor signs net neutrality order
Author: 0 New Jersey governor signs net neutrality order

Ensuring the availability of people and businesses to interact freely relies on the internet remaining a free and open platform". While there has been much backlash against the repeal of net neutrality, advocates have argued regulations were diverting smaller service providers' resources away from investment in unserved areas.

World News Texas Tech's Keenan Evans big week leads to multiple accolades
Author: 0 Texas Tech's Keenan Evans big week leads to multiple accolades

The four finalists from UConn have led their team to a 22-0 record so far this season. Nurse has been almost unstoppable from long range this season as the senior is shooting 50 percent from three-point range to lead the nation. The John R. Wooden Award , established in 1976, is presented annually to a student-athlete that not only showcases an athletic prowess on the court, but also demonstrates progress towards graduation by maintaining a minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA.

World News Rep. Schiff: White House Must Release Dem Memo to Be 'Transparent'
Author: 0 Rep. Schiff: White House Must Release Dem Memo to Be 'Transparent'

The memo also attacks the credibility of the dossier itself, citing that corroboration was in its "infancy" when the Page warrant was filed and later assessed as only "minimally corroborated" - which also does acknowledge that some of the dossier was in fact corroborated, despite Trump's claims it's a hoax.

World News Netherlands Officially Recalls Ambassador To Turkey
Author: 0 Netherlands Officially Recalls Ambassador To Turkey

The Dutch diplomat has not been allowed to enter Turkey since March. In a statement, the ministry said political consultations between Turkey and Iraq would be held between delegations headed by the undersecretaries of the two countries. Similar rows took place elsewhere in Europe, with Turkish officials also blocked from holding rallies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. But Betul Sayan Kayar defied the Dutch government ban, arriving by vehicle from Germany to press for the powers of ...

World News Anupam Kher's Twitter account suspended temporarily after it was hacked
Author: 0 Anupam Kher's Twitter account suspended temporarily after it was hacked

A first from him. After veteran actor Anupam Kher's Twitter account was hacked early on Tuesday, BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav's account suffered the same fate from the same group of hackers. He says he has flagged the hack to Twitter. "So opened it. Have spoken to Twitter already", Kher added. "Hello there! I want to introduce ourselves first".

World News Cartoons: Nunes memo's release
Author: 0 Cartoons: Nunes memo's release

Whatever they do is fine. Democrats spent the weekend pushing back against the claim by President Donald Trump and some Republicans that corruption has poisoned the investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller III into possible coordination between Trump associates and the Kremlin during the 2016 election.

World News Pacers PG Collison to undergo knee surgery
Author: 0 Pacers PG Collison to undergo knee surgery

Collison's return to IN this season has brought about a career year shooting the basketball. The 9-year veteran is shooting the ball the best of his career. Oladipo took his first oh-fer from 3-point range since January 10 on Saturday, missing all five of his attempts. "We want a balance", McMillan says of possibly going with a guy like Young in the starting lineup, even though Joseph has 70 career starts .

World News Brockton Mother Is Charged With Killing 2 Sons
Author: 0 Brockton Mother Is Charged With Killing 2 Sons

In a press conference with Carpenter Monday afternoon, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy Cruz would not comment on the cause of death, or whether any adults were found in the home, saying these details were part of an active investigation.

World News Michigan State names secretary of Board of Trustees as interim athletic director
Author: 0 Michigan State names secretary of Board of Trustees as interim athletic director

But it also remains unclear as the timeline unfolds precisely how much information the board of trustees had available to it to fulfill its fiduciary and oversight responsibilities. The move is an abrupt shift for the Michigan State athletic department, considering Beekman has no experience with athletic administration. If that vote passes, faculty would call on the trustees to step down immediately.

Author: 0 Greg Schiano expected to replace Matt Patricia as Patriots defensive coordinator

Their defensive shortcomings were once again exposed during the postseason, and particularly in the Super Bowl as they gave up 41 points and 538 total yards in a loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. Flores could get promoted and Schiano could join the staff in some capacity. Schiano, whose relationship with Belichick dates back to his days as the Rutgers head coach, could be named associate head coach (or something along those lines) of the Patriots.

World News Dem Senators: Trump Lacks Authority to Assault NKorea
Author: 0 Dem Senators: Trump Lacks Authority to Assault NKorea

A group of U.S. senators asked President Donald Trump Monday to explain his withdrawal of Victor Cha from consideration for ambassador to South Korea, saying it is "shocking" that the post remains vacant. Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., appeared on CNN and was asked about the possibility that Trump could direct the Pentagon to conduct a "bloody nose" strike, which would be created to destroy certain aspects of North Korea's military infrastructure and weaponry before it can use it against the ...

World News US Considers Cutting Venezuelan Oil Imports
Author: 0 US Considers Cutting Venezuelan Oil Imports

Citing sources, Reuters reported last June that the Trump administration was considering sanctions on Venezuela's energy sector, including state oil company PDVSA, responsible for most of the country's exports. Venezuela's oil production has fallen in recent years but estimates said a few months ago that the country is still producing around 1.7 million barrels a day.

World News Unapproved antibiotics contribute heavily to global antibiotic resistance rates
Author: 0 Unapproved antibiotics contribute heavily to global antibiotic resistance rates

In contrast, 94% multinational companies' single drug formulations were CDSCO-approved, and over 70% had the United Kingdom or U.S. regulatory approval. Numerous unapproved FDCs combined poorly chosen antimicrobials likely to exacerbate resistance problems. "The companies should explain the sale of products that didn't have the approval of their own national regulators and, in many cases, did not even have the approval of the Indian regulator", said Patrician Gigantic, lead author of the study ...

World News Canada says two citizens safely leave Syria, gives few details
Author: 0 Canada says two citizens safely leave Syria, gives few details

Ms Bimbachi could not get the children out of Lebanon due to visa complications, said the source. "Everything went well, he was successful in what he was doing and he was going to be back in Canada in the New Year", Bultje said Moore had told him shortly before Christmas 2017.

World News Johnny Sexton had fatigue and cramp when he scored THAT drop goal
Author: 0 Johnny Sexton had fatigue and cramp when he scored THAT drop goal

I think we are a really good side when we get on the front foot, like any good side is. "We've all watched and been part of games where that mistake happens and that's the end of it". CJ Stander, who took the last carry into contact before scrumhalf Conor Murray released it back to Johnny Sexton for the winning drop goal, said belief got the team through those tense minutes.

World News Metal Gear Solid V's Nuclear Disarmament Ending Was Triggered Prematurely
Author: 0 Metal Gear Solid V's Nuclear Disarmament Ending Was Triggered Prematurely

In this scene, Big Boss, Kazuhira Miller, and their mercenary cohorts exclaim that all the nukes around the world have been disarmed. The MGS5 Nuke Watcher site indicates a very sudden and precipitous decline in the number of nuclear weapons in the Steam version of the game (although it still far outstrips what PS3 players have managed to amass), which could indicate that shenanigans of some sort are afoot.

World News PM Modi to Visit UAE And Oman From February 10 to 12
Author: 0 PM Modi to Visit UAE And Oman From February 10 to 12

Second, Indian engagement revolves around protecting a demographic base of more than seven million of the country's citizens working in the region, responsible for sending over $60 billion in remittances every year into the Indian economy. During Modi's last visit, the two countries had made a decision to establish a dialogue between their and Security Councils to further improve operational cooperation.

World News Hong Kong top court overturns prison sentences for activists
Author: 0 Hong Kong top court overturns prison sentences for activists

The ruling meant the three protest leaders walked free on Tuesday. But the court affirmed tougher sentencing guidelines that would lead to imprisonment in the future for similar offenses. The trio had already been given lighter sentences, with Wong and Law completing community service and Chow receiving a suspended prison term. The three activists were sombre despite being freed, saying future activists could be unjustly punished for civil disobedience, even acts aimed at defending local ...

World News Kashmir is a lifeline for Pakistan: Khawaja Asif
Author: 0 Kashmir is a lifeline for Pakistan: Khawaja Asif

Pakistani leaders as well as forces personnel always have an eye out for the Kashmiris. He also prayed that the freedom struggle in Indian held Kashmir achieves victory soon. The venue and nearby areas were decorated with welcoming banners for the PML-N leaders. "This is essential for regional peace and development", said PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi yesterday on the occasion of Kashmir Solidarity Day.

World News Germany to compensate Algeria Jews under Vichy rule
Author: 0 Germany to compensate Algeria Jews under Vichy rule

According to the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial, the pro-Nazi Vichy government confiscated Jewish property and restricted Jewish employment. Greg Schneider, executive vice president of the Conference on Jewish Material Claims against Germany said Jews, who resided in Algeria from July 1940 to November 1942 and met certain criteria, including having suffered from Nazi persecution.

World News PepsiCo's CEO says Doritos is developing special lady snacks
Author: 0 PepsiCo's CEO says Doritos is developing special lady snacks

She said they're planning to launch "a bunch" of the snacks soon with "low-crunch" and a "full taste profile" geared toward women. In a recent interview with NY radio show "Freaknonomics", host Stephen Dubner asked Doritos owner Indra Nooyi if her company is developing a "male and female version of chips ".

World News Youngs out of Wales clash with knee injury
Author: 0 Youngs out of Wales clash with knee injury

Care came off the bench against Italy to equal Matt Dawson's record of 77 caps won by a scrum-half. "Hopefully, the scan will bring as good as news as we can hope and all the boys are thinking of him. Elsewhere on Sunday, number eight Sam Simmonds and winger Anthony Watson crossed twice each in a seven-try rout of Italy, whose endeavour was not reflected in the scoreline, and Jones was delighted by their contributions.

World News China to ban Foreign cryptocurrency trading platforms
Author: 0 China to ban Foreign cryptocurrency trading platforms

Analysts have attributed the ongoing price weakness to a steady stream of bad news for the cryptocurrency industry, including new regulatory concerns and recent announcements that several big banks will no longer allow their credit cards to be utilized for cryptocurrency purchases.

World News 'Half a rat' present in Aldi frozen vegetable pack
Author: 0 'Half a rat' present in Aldi frozen vegetable pack

Pat, who lives in Liskeard, Cornwall , with her 70-year-old husband Dave, said she was about to put the bag back in the freezer when she noticed something at the bottom. "It's a wonder none of us ended up physically ill". Bateman added that they had eaten nearly half of the bag of vegetables before making the discovery.

World News Climate Change Making Polar Bears Go Hungry
Author: 0 Climate Change Making Polar Bears Go Hungry

Geological Survey, told Newsweek . " They are spending so much energy walking to find their prey that the energy gained once they find a seal is not enough to maintain their weight", Williams said. Previous attempts to estimate polar bear metabolism were based on certain assumptions that turned out to be false. For the researchers, the finding drives home just how crucial it is for the polar bears to have ready access to food-more specifically, seals.

World News Season over for injured Ireland's Van der Flier
Author: 0 Season over for injured Ireland's Van der Flier

He's a tough player, a physical player, he always pitches up, not just in games but in training, he lifts the energy of the whole squad. "He's going to be a big loss". Van der Flier had held off the charge of in-form Leinster team-mate Dan Leavy to take the starting number seven shirt at the Stade de France, and had started well before injury ended his afternoon.