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Global William Barr Says 'Straight Shooter' Mueller Wouldn't Lead A 'Witch Hunt'
Author: 0 William Barr Says 'Straight Shooter' Mueller Wouldn't Lead A 'Witch Hunt'

Barr did not address that directly but said "I think very highly of" FBI Director Chris Wray and that he's looking forward to getting to know him. Moreover, Barr said, he was not serving as a sock puppet for the administration or anyone else to surface someone else's counterarguments against Mueller or the Justice Department.

Global Hope My Story Encourages Others to be Brave: Rescued Saudi Teen
Author: 0 Hope My Story Encourages Others to be Brave: Rescued Saudi Teen

Additionally, they're considering setting her up with a family, so she doesn't have to live alone in Canada . However, she was upset by news that her family had disowned her, saying: "How could my family disown me simply because I wanted to be independent and escape their abuse?" The UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency , had raised concerns about Ms Qunun's security the longer she remained in Bangkok - leading her to be taken to the Canadian embassy on Friday where her visa was processed ...

Global Russia’s trade with China surges to more than $107 billion
Author: 0 Russia’s trade with China surges to more than $107 billion

China's trade surplus with the U.S. widened a year ago, while the country's imports and exports fell in December as the trade war begins to bite in the world's second biggest economy. Last year's trade surplus was $352 billion, the figures showed. China exports to the USA declined 3.5 percent in December while its imports from the US were down 35.8 percent for the month.

Global Trump mocks Elizabeth Warren with Wounded Knee reference over Instagram livestream
Author: 0 Trump mocks Elizabeth Warren with Wounded Knee reference over Instagram livestream

The tweets were not the first time the president has mocked Warren since she became the first high-profile Democrat to throw her hat in the ring. Up to 300 men, women and children were killed by cavalry in the Wounded Knee Massacre of 1890, while the Lakota Sioux, Northern Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes were pitted against troops in the Battle of Little Bighorn .

Global ‘Action Will Be Taken’: McCarthy Promises Repercussions For Steve King’s Remarks
Author: 0 ‘Action Will Be Taken’: McCarthy Promises Repercussions For Steve King’s Remarks

King was serving on the committee on agriculture, the committee on small business and the committee on judiciary, according to his website . The New York Times recently quoted King saying, "White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization - how did that language become offensive?" McCarthy last week described King's language as "reckless" and "wrong".

Global Canadian risks harsher sentence at China drug retrial
Author: 0 Canadian risks harsher sentence at China drug retrial

His appeal backfired as a high court in Liaoning ruled in December that the sentence was too lenient given the severity of his crimes. The Chinese press began publicising Schellenberg's case in December after Canada detained Meng Wanzhou , chief financial officer of the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei , on Dec.

Global Jayme kidnap suspect spotted 13-year-old as she got on bus
Author: 0 Jayme kidnap suspect spotted 13-year-old as she got on bus

Authorities have said they don't believe Patterson crossed paths with Jayme's parents there. As an example, Fitzgerald has said Patterson shaved his head to avoid leaving any hair as evidence during the assault. A man suspected of killing a Wisconsin couple, kidnapping their teenage daughter and holding her captive for three months chose to abduct the girl after spotting her getting on a school bus, according to a criminal complaint filed Monday.

Global Trump under fresh scrutiny over relationship with Putin
Author: 0 Trump under fresh scrutiny over relationship with Putin

President Donald Trump went on an extended tirade Monday, detailing his many disappointments with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and former director James Comey in particular. On Sunday, Cruz told NBC's "Meet the Press" that the media's focus on special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russia's campaign to disrupt the 2016 USA presidential election is just another example of the disconnect between most of the nation and its capital.

Global Military Going Ahead With Syria Withdrawal Plans
Author: 0 Military Going Ahead With Syria Withdrawal Plans

The Trump administration is yet to decide how it plans to withdraw its troops from Syria , according to several senators said Thursday, following a closed-door metering of Senate Armed Services Committee and Pentagon officials, Stars and Stripes reported .

Global SOUR GRAPES: Suspended Parkland Sheriff Claims 'This Is About Politics'
Author: 0 SOUR GRAPES: Suspended Parkland Sheriff Claims 'This Is About Politics'

On Friday, DeSantis denied any political motivation, saying Israel's removal was about accountability and keeping children safe. Kaplan said that they were still exploring avenues to challenge the suspension, which the governor issued at his own news conference in Fort Lauderdale about an hour before.

Author: 0 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Schools Joe Lieberman Over Remarks That She’s Too ‘Controversial’

Ocasio-Cortez wrote on Twitter , suggesting that Lieberman's glory days are long gone. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) tapped into the nerd fanbase motherlode Friday when she quoted Watchmen author Alan Moore . Older and wiser Democrats don't care how many Twitter followers she has or how much ink she's getting. "Honestly, if the Democrats had three more of her [Ocasio-Cortez], Americans would run away so fast that we'd have a power monopoly until she's Lieberman's age".

Global Philly TSA agents, air traffic controllers feel sting of government shutdown
Author: 0 Philly TSA agents, air traffic controllers feel sting of government shutdown

Airports in San Francisco and Kansas City already do that, with approval from the Transportation Department. According to a statement, Miami International Airport will shut down one of its courses (Concourse G) for several days beginning Saturday, as TSA officials have been calling in sick at twice the regular rate, according to multiple sources.

Global Jayme Closs found after missing for months: authorities
Author: 0 Jayme Closs found after missing for months: authorities

The 13-year-old was missing when police arrived, leading to an intense manhunt that ended when she was found alive Thursday about 70 miles from her home, 88 days after she disappeared. It won't happen quickly, though, Bowers said, and people need to realize that Jayme will relive her trauma in different ways throughout her life - including if she forms romantic relationships or has children of her own.

Author: 0 House Democrats Will Take a Closer Look into FBI Trump Investigation

In the past U.S. presidents have made great effort to have their meetings with Russian leaders well documented, to allow top diplomats and security officials to study what was said and possible implications. Sanders called the report "absurd". The meeting in Hamburg happened several months after The Washington Post and other news organisations revealed details about what Trump had told senior Russian officials during a meeting with Russian officials in the Oval Office.

Global Winter storm slams mid-Atlantic states after walloping Midwest
Author: 0 Winter storm slams mid-Atlantic states after walloping Midwest

A winter storm had dropped more than seven inches of snow on Kansas City, Missouri , by 6am on January 12, according to the National Weather Service . Cole County Public Works Director Larry Benz said the forecast the county used estimated Mid-Missouri could receive up to 15 inches of snow. A few major East Coast cities are likely to see some impact, including Washington, Baltimore and Philadelphia, and there is a possibility for light accumulation in NY along the northern edge of the ...

Global Revoking Article 50 is the only sensible course, says Sir John Major
Author: 0 Revoking Article 50 is the only sensible course, says Sir John Major

Jeremy Corbyn has set his sights on taking over Brexit negotiations, confirming he will call a no confidence vote to trigger a general election "soon" if Theresa May's current deal is rejected in parliament. Every single household - rich or poor - would be worse off for many years to come. "Jumping off a cliff has never had a happy ending". He wrote: 'It's clear that if our government and parliament are incapable of finding a way out of this mess, it should be taken out of the hands ...

Global Saudi asylum seeker to leave for Canada Friday night: Thai immigration chief
Author: 0 Saudi asylum seeker to leave for Canada Friday night: Thai immigration chief

Miss al-Qunun's case has highlighted the cause of women's rights in Saudi Arabia . Qunun's swift use of Twitter saw her amass more than tens of thousands of followers within a week, highlighting her plight at a time when Saudi Arabia's human rights record is under heavy scrutiny following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi past year.

Author: 0 Donald Trump promises changes to H-1B visa programme, including potential citizenship

We want to encourage talented and highly skilled people to pursue career options in the U.S. But after seeing Trump's tweet Friday , he said that the "administration has used every tool at its disposal to restrict legal immigration across the board" and "it's no wonder that many companies and immigrants believe that the H-1B program is under siege".

Global Trump’s ex-lawyer Michael Cohen to testify publicly before House panel
Author: 0 Trump’s ex-lawyer Michael Cohen to testify publicly before House panel

Russian Federation has denied USA intelligence agencies' findings that it meddled in the 2016 campaign, while Trump has denied any collusion with Moscow and called Mueller's probe a "witch hunt". On the subject of the payments, Trump insisted he only found out about them after they were made, despite the release of a 2016 recorded conversation in which Trump and Cohen can be heard discussing a deal to pay McDougal for her story of a 2006 affair.

Global Led coalition has started Syria withdrawal
Author: 0 Led coalition has started Syria withdrawal

In his comments, Bolton had said that he, President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held the understanding that Turkey had agreed "not to harm the Kurds who had fought with us against ISIS". While speaking to reporters Friday, a spokesperson for Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said establishing dialogue is vital to maintaining peace.The spokesperson also urged the U.S.to hand over its territory to Assad amid threats from Turkey of a possible attack on Kurds in the ...

Global McConnell blocks vote on House-passed bills to reopen government
Author: 0 McConnell blocks vote on House-passed bills to reopen government

Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., are the only Democrats in either chamber of Congress to voice support for the BDS movement. The package of six appropriations bills and a stopgap for the Department of Homeland Security that the House passed last week to open shuttered agencies was composed of Senate bills, providing Democrats with the opportunity to claim Republicans are so intransigent, they won't even pass their own bills.

Global Sheriff's office: 13-year-old missing WI girl found alive
Author: 0 Sheriff's office: 13-year-old missing WI girl found alive

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office confirms that Barron County missing person JAYME CLOSS was located alive in the Town of Gordon in Douglas County at 4:43pm and a suspect was taken into custody at 4:54pm, also in the Town of Gordon. on October 15. Jayme Closs has been missing since her parents - James Closs, 56, and Denise Closs, 46 - were found fatally shot in their home on October 15.

Global South Africa primary teacher accused of classroom apartheid
Author: 0 South Africa primary teacher accused of classroom apartheid

On Thursday, the North West Education and Sport Development member of the executive council (MEC), Sello Lehari together with other senior managers visited the school to investigate the incident. In the other pictures , children of different races can be seen interacting. Curro Foundation School in Roodeplaat was found guilty of racism after a probe by the Gauteng education department.

Global General election most practical way to break Brexit deadlock, Corbyn to say
Author: 0 General election most practical way to break Brexit deadlock, Corbyn to say

There were unusual scenes as the speaker, John Bercow, accepted an amendment that forces the May government to come up with a Plan B within three days of the withdrawal agreement being voted down on January 15. Many British lawmakers detest the deal agreed between Brussels and Prime Minister Theresa May . In the month since, little seems to have changed to suggest that she'll win.

Global Congo election result risks BITTER CIVIL UPRISING as Felix Tshisekedi controversially wins
Author: 0 Congo election result risks BITTER CIVIL UPRISING as Felix Tshisekedi controversially wins

An al-Jazeera journalist is circumspect about whether the results will be announced then. The South African government has tweeted a photo of Mr. Ramaphosa's meeting with President Lungu. But on Tuesday, the head of the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) said the panel hoped to complete the count within 48 hours. Congo appeared ready to achieve its first peaceful transfer of power with the surprise victory Thursday of opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi , despite clear ...

Global Pompeo: US will pull forces from Syria, maintain battle against ISIS
Author: 0 Pompeo: US will pull forces from Syria, maintain battle against ISIS

After meeting Bolton on Tuesday, Kalin also urged Washington to take back all the weapons provided to Syrian Kurdish militia forces. US President Donald Trump caused a political storm last month when he announced the troop pullout , claiming to have succeeded in the battle against the Islamic State (IS) group.

Global Woman found dead in clothing donation bin
Author: 0 Woman found dead in clothing donation bin

Tuesday. The latest known tragedy came on New Year's Eve, when a 34-year-old Vancouver man was found stuck in the opening of a bin near Ambleside Park. Jeremy Hunka of the Union Gospel Mission in Vancouver said homeless people often turn to the bins for clothing or shelter without being aware of how unsafe they can be.

Global North Korea's Kim Jong-un Reportedly Leaves Beijing by Personal Train
Author: 0 North Korea's Kim Jong-un Reportedly Leaves Beijing by Personal Train

Trump and Kim reached an agreement to work toward the "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula", during their first meeting in June in Singapore. "In order to resist the high pressure of the United States, he must communicate with Xi in advance to see what steps he can take to deal with Trump", Beijing-based independent political commentator Hua Po told AFP.

Global Prowler spends 3 hours licking doorbell at California home
Author: 0 Prowler spends 3 hours licking doorbell at California home

They claim they weren't woken up by Arroyo but later came across footage of the whole thing on their security system and called the police. Police said the newly installed security system helped to make their job easier. They added that he appeared to "relieve himself" in the Dungan's garden and entered several other neighbours' yards. " This just kind of reinforces how important it is to have security within your home ".

Global United Nations refugee agency takes over case of Saudi woman
Author: 0 United Nations refugee agency takes over case of Saudi woman

The Thai immigration chief said on Monday the embassy had alerted Thai authorities to the case, and said that the woman had run away from her parents and they feared for her safety. "She received a threat from her cousin - he said he wants to see her blood, he wants to kill her". "The embassy does not have the authority to stop her at the airport or anywhere else".

Global Russian lawyer in Trump Tower meeting charged with obstruction
Author: 0 Russian lawyer in Trump Tower meeting charged with obstruction

Veselnitskaya was the key participant in the June 2016 meeting with Donald Trump Jr and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner that was described to Trump Jr as part of a Russian government effort to help his father's campaign. TPM called a number listed for Veselnitskaya at a Russian law firm. The allegation that Ms Veselnitskaya covertly worked with a Russian prosecutor in drafting a misleading statement to the court solidified the notion that Ms Veselnitskaya was an agent of the Kremlin, a ...

Global Trump Says a Second North Korea Summit Is in the Works
Author: 0 Trump Says a Second North Korea Summit Is in the Works

President Donald Trump gather steam. When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un used his New Year speech to highlight coal as a "primary front" in developing the economy, he was making a case for what analysts see as a flawed but key resource on which his country increasingly relies.

Global PH won't meddle in China-Taiwan tiff - Palace
Author: 0 PH won't meddle in China-Taiwan tiff - Palace

J. Michael Cole, a Taipei-based expert with the University of Nottingham's China Policy Institute, said the vote bolstered Tsai's chances of standing for a second term. The news comes amidst escalating tensions between China and the USA as well as American-backed Taiwan, with disputes between the two superpowers ranging from trade to the status of the island.

Global Travel Warning: Expect Longer Security Lines At US Airports
Author: 0 Travel Warning: Expect Longer Security Lines At US Airports

The New York Times and CNN report that the number of screeners calling in sick is unusually high at some big airports, including Dallas Fort-Worth and Kennedy in New York. "We continue to closely monitor the situation and to work with our TSA counterparts". " Security effectiveness will not be compromised and performance stands will not change".

Global Trump wants safe withdrawal of USA troops from Syria - White House
Author: 0 Trump wants safe withdrawal of USA troops from Syria - White House

An official traveling with Bolton said there is no timeline for the withdrawal of USA troops from Syria, but Trump had been assured "this can be done in weeks". "Israel gained possession over the Golan Heights in a defensive war over 50 years ago, and has responsibly controlled the area ever since". Trump was not specific about a time frame, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham told reporters after meeting with Trump.

Global USA deploys troops to Gabon amid fears of unrest in DR Congo
Author: 0 USA deploys troops to Gabon amid fears of unrest in DR Congo

The church's letter to the electoral commission's president comes a day before the expected announcement of the first, partial results of the December 30 election . The electoral commission's president said it had collected results from about 20 per cent of polling stations, while some Congolese expressed doubt that the first results would be released on Sunday as expected.

Global Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Keeps Firing Back at Her Haters
Author: 0 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Keeps Firing Back at Her Haters

Many netizens chose to remain neutral and suggested that instead of fuelling the scandal, Ocasio-Cortez and Tlaib should focus on the job that they were elected to do. On Wednesday, the night before Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was officially sworn in as the youngest woman to ever serve in Congress, a video of her dancing surfaced online.

Global Saudi women get texts to tell them of divorce
Author: 0 Saudi women get texts to tell them of divorce

For example, if a Saudi woman wants to travel overseas, open a bank account or start certain types of businesses, she must get the permission of a male " guardian "-which could be a husband, father, son or brother, the BBC reported". The move comes as de facto ruler Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman spearheads a so-called liberalization drive in the conservative kingdom, which has some of the world's toughest restrictions on women.

Global Elizabeth Warren in Iowa: 'I am not a person of color'
Author: 0 Elizabeth Warren in Iowa: 'I am not a person of color'

The crowd listens as Sen. Warren described her 2020 presidential campaign run as the "fight of her life". The issue was indeed a victor for Democrats running during the 2018 midterm elections. "The people of Iowa want to talk to these candidates", Barcus said. They discussed immigration and mental health issues. In the 2020 caucuses, due to pressure from national party leaders, voters should also have the option to submit an absentee vote.

Global No quick withdrawal: US tries to restore order to Syria policy
Author: 0 No quick withdrawal: US tries to restore order to Syria policy

In a Sunday news conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , Bolton said that "the defense of Israel and other friends in the region is absolutely assured" and that the United States would "take care of those who have fought with us against ISIS and other terrorist groups".

Global Gas leak likely cause of 'Escape Room' fire in Poland
Author: 0 Gas leak likely cause of 'Escape Room' fire in Poland

What caused the fire has not been determined. An escape room is where a group of people are locked inside and try to find a way out by searching for clues as part of a game. Polish officials and the fire chief have confirmed that there was indeed a safety flaw didn't allow the children to escape from the blaze when the room caught fire.

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