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Trump has five days from the Monday vote to decide whether to allow its release . In a letter to the committee, White House counsel Donald McGahn said , "although the President is inclined to declassify the February 5th Memorandum, because the Memorandum contains numerous properly classified and especially sensitive passages, he is unable to do so at this time".
  • Leeds United hit by Sharp start again as Heckingbottom loses first game

    Leeds United hit by Sharp start again as Heckingbottom loses first game

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    A minute later shouts for a penalty fell on deaf ears when Alioski was brought down by Enda Stevens right on the edge of the box. With the visitors temporarily down to 10 men following Roofe's departure to a suspected concussion, Duffy found himself the beneficiary of the numerical advantage three minutes before the break but shot straight at Felix Wiedwald .
  • USA lawmakers seek budget breakthrough on eve of shutdown deadline

    USA lawmakers seek budget breakthrough on eve of shutdown deadline

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    McConnell said the bill had required "extensive negotiation", and while "no one would suggest its ideal, . we worked hard to find common ground and stay focused on serving the American people". But House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., said he believes there are enough votes in the House to pass the Senate's version of the bill. "It's, part of it depends on the Democrats".
  • LeBron James: 'I like the pieces we have coming in'

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    It's time to go to work". The Cleveland Cavaliers completed two major trades one hour apart to give their team a totally different look. Nance , meanwhile, could be the best asset the Cavs acquired at the deadline. And it wasn't just Thomas' poor shooting and defensive holes, he irked teammates and coaches with public comments. Clarkson and Hood can both really score, and the latter is a pretty darn effective 3-point shooter.
  • Mantashe urges patience during Zuma exit talks

    Mantashe urges patience during Zuma exit talks

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    Ramaphosa has confirmed that he was in talks with Zuma about his future as the president of South Africa. ANC officials have been tight-lipped about the sticking points of the conversations . The jibe is in apparent reference to Cyril Ramaphosa's absence from politics to run businesses where he made a fortune before returning to active politics five years ago, becoming Zuma's successor.
  • Trump signs budget deal, bringing end to second shutdown of 2018

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    It's married to a six-week government-wide spending bill that's required to reverse the shutdown . Paul took to the Senate floor many times Thursday refusing to agree to move up the time for a vote in the chamber on the bill, which requires unanimous consent from all 100 senators.
  • Pence out to counter NKorean 'propaganda' at Olympic games

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    Moon hosted talks and a lunch with Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of the North Korean leader, at the presidential Blue House in Seoul. Pence and Abe arrived at the pre-reception together but were forced to wait for Moon in a separate room because they arrived late, according to a South Korean report.
  • Philippine Rise belongs to the Philippines, Duterte insists

    Philippine Rise belongs to the Philippines, Duterte insists

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    But the terrorists, ISIS, are contaminating the locals. President Rodrigo Duterte's order, issued in a news conference, came after the Canadian government chose to review the $235 million helicopter deal because of concerns the Philippine military might use the utility helicopters in counterinsurgency assaults.
  • Children's life 'living nightmare' in Syria's East Ghouta

    Children's life 'living nightmare' in Syria's East Ghouta

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    Russian Federation says the rebels in Eastern Ghouta are "terrorists", and has previously backed Syrian government offensives against them. United Nations aid officials accuse the Syrian government of blocking all aid convoys to besieged areas since January.
  • Autopsy gives no insight on motive in Vegas mass shooting

    Autopsy gives no insight on motive in Vegas mass shooting

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    Mandalay Bay hotel of Las Vegas will eliminate its 32nd floor by the end of this week, from where gunman Stephen Paddock rained bullets on ground in October a year ago, killing 58 and wounding more than 500 others. Paddock told his friends and relatives that he always felt ill, in pain and worn out, the report said. Months after Stephen Paddock open fired on concertgoers in Las Vegas , an autopsy revealed Friday he had anti-anxiety medication in his system at the time of his death.
  • Egypt escalates army operations in Sinai

    Egypt escalates army operations in Sinai

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    The statement said that concentrated airstrikes targeted terrorist strongholds that were detected in North and Central Sinai throughout the night and during the early hours of Saturday morning. The Egyptian Ministry of Defense said on February 9 it launched a military operation of unprecedented size to "crush terrorism" in the Sinai and secure points of entry into the country.
  • BJP Workers ransack IAS Officer Pandian's Residence

    BJP Workers ransack IAS Officer Pandian's Residence

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    A staffer at the officer's house said the attackers described themselves as BJP activists and carried party flags and placards, adding they also assaulted him apart from damaging some vehicles parked on the compound. "While some have been arrested, others involved in the attack will be arrested", said Khurania. Sameer Mohanty justified it saying it is the reflection of anguish against Pandian's action.
  • Renuka notice on Rijiju video

    Renuka notice on Rijiju video

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    Rijiju later clarified that he was "only referring to how PM didn't get annoyed". The junior home minister had also tweeted another video captioned "Despite such vexatious laugh by Renuka Chaudhary ji PM Narendra Modi ji didn't get irritated", which shows the Prime Minister's sarcastic jibe on the Congress leader in Parliament the previous day.
  • Here's a game plan for how UNC can upset Duke

    Here's a game plan for how UNC can upset Duke

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    Green is the third 4-star receiver to sign on with the Tar Heels; Jordyn Adams and Dyami Brown are the others. Over the total has hit in five out the Blue Devils seven away games. Tar Heels guard Joel Berry II took a shot at NC State during practice this week when talking about their upcoming game with Duke . Maye is scoring 18.3 points per game, and also adding more than 10 rebounds per game.
  • Devin Nunes Wants to Build a Literal Wall Around His Democratic Colleagues

    Devin Nunes Wants to Build a Literal Wall Around His Democratic Colleagues

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    But White House chief counsel Don McGahn later said it could not be released in its current state "because the memorandum contains numerous properly classified and especially sensitive passages". While committee Republicans have denied any knowledge of the plan, they intimated that it was conceived by Nunes. It fails to provide vital context and information contained in DOJ's FISA application and renewals, and ignores why and how the FBI initiated, and the Special Counsel has continued , its ...
  • On Pelosi's record-breaking speech

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    But earlier Thursday, Pelosi called it a "good bill" and said she "fought very hard for numerous things that are in there", even as she said she wouldn't vote for it. By hour two, Pelosi staffers were scrambling to gather more Dreamer stories from members and immigrant rights organizations. "That one minute that ended up eight hours where Leader Pelosi talked about the plight of DACA and the Dreamers", Waters added.
  • Syrian warplanes kill 59, injure 139 in Eastern Ghouta, monitor says

    Syrian warplanes kill 59, injure 139 in Eastern Ghouta, monitor says

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    The Syrian regime, however, has repeatedly violated the deal and has targeted residential areas in the city killing a total of 503 people and leaving around 2,000 others injured since 29 December 2017. " Ghouta is drowning in blood", said a doctor in Arbeen, one of the towns in the region in which 100 people were wounded and at least 14 killed, including a rescue worker and several children.
  • New Age Beverages Corp (NBEV) Share Activity Climbing in Session (-6.57%)

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    The stock increased 0.38% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $26.45. Copeland Capital Management Llc owns 298,795 shares or 0.98% of their USA portfolio. Brown Advisory reported 0% of its portfolio in Brookdale Senior Living Inc. Moreover, Metropolitan Life Ny has 0% invested in NV5 Global, Inc. (NYSE:PBF) for 10,500 shares.
  • Pelosi sets record with 8-hour marathon speech on DACA

    Pelosi sets record with 8-hour marathon speech on DACA

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    Pelosi said she opposed that the spending deal because it does not include a permanent solution for undocumented immigrants affected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the pact, joined on the Senate floor by top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer of NY. But many Senate Democrats immediately viewed the move as a mistake, and the Friday night shutdown ended by Monday afternoon, affecting just one workday for most ...
  • Gerry Adams to hand over Sinn Féin leadership to Mary Lou McDonald

    Gerry Adams to hand over Sinn Féin leadership to Mary Lou McDonald

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    Just how much influence the northern organisation will have, particularly in the absence of a devolved administration, will be one of the key questions as Sinn Féin moves from the era of Adams and McGuinness to a new order. While the wider public may view Mr Adams's departure today with mixed feelings, for the faithful gathered in Dublin it is a significant moment, the ending of a leadership irrevocably linked to the conflict and the beginning of new chapter under Mary Lou McDonald.
  • UN Chief Meets North Korean President at Olympics, Stresses Need for Dialogue

    UN Chief Meets North Korean President at Olympics, Stresses Need for Dialogue

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    North Korea's parade on Thursday was held to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the country's military, and featured hundreds of choreographed soldiers marching in formation, rows of missiles and lines of tanks. She's the first member of the North's ruling dynasty to visit the South since the end of the Korean War in 1953. Guterres also met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday and expressed hope the Winter Olympics will open a "window of opportunity" for ...
  • S. Korean president hosts lunch for Kim Jong Un's sister

    S. Korean president hosts lunch for Kim Jong Un's sister

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    According to a diplomatic source, some in the Abe administration "would not oppose the very idea of talks" between Moon and Kim "if they would entail (Moon) pressing North Korea to denuclearize". "We are not giving any information on the itinerary of President Moon in advance", a spokesman told AFP . North and South Korea are technically still at war after their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce rather than a peace treaty.
  • Samsung Galaxy S8, S8

    Samsung Galaxy S8, S8

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    Both the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 + smartphones were initially launched with Android 7.1.1 Nougat on the software front, with Samsung Experience user interface on the top of it. It weighs 487MB and comes with the latest February 2018 security patch also. The ability to run two instances of the same app is by no means a new feature and has existed in several Chineses devices for a while.
  • Trump and Kim Jong Un lookalikes appear

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    Around 800 Anti-North Korea protesters in Pyeongchang , South Korea tore up portraits of Kim Jong-Un, burned North Korean flags, and briefly clashed with riot police Friday ahead of the Winter Olympics Opening ceremony, Reuters reports.
  • Mike Pence meets Otto Warmbier's father in South Korea

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    The pair were photographed by a wire service giving each other a fist bump before getting the boot. But the verbal message to come at a "convenient time" from dictator Kim Jong Un, delivered by his visiting little sister, Kim Yo Jong, is part of a sudden rush of improving feelings between the rivals during the Pyeongchang Olympics.
  • Kings Send Hill To Cavs In 3-Team Trade, Get Shumpert

    Kings Send Hill To Cavs In 3-Team Trade, Get Shumpert

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    Wade didn't really play into that. Not just that, he's helped the team's front office make subsequent decisions for the present and future, both of which hugely benefit the franchise . They may choose to keep Johnson because of that, but he will likely still be looking for a buyout. According to Shams Charania of Yahoo, Rose will probably be released.
  • North and South Korea enter Winter Olympics as one

    North and South Korea enter Winter Olympics as one

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    Kim Yo-jong is the sister of North Korean ruler Kim Jong-un and is a key advisor to her brother. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence , at a joint press conference with Abe in Tokyo following their bilateral talks on Wednesday, said Pyongyang is "the most tyrannical and oppressive regime on the planet".
  • Indian PM, Jordan king discuss Israeli-Palestinian conflict

    Indian PM, Jordan king discuss Israeli-Palestinian conflict

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    Modi said India and Palestine's relations have stood the test of time. Palestinian Ambassador Adnan Abu Alhaija tells The Hindu that the Palestinians are very happy whenever an Indian leader comes. On his arrival here, Modi was received by Jordan Prime Minister Hani Al-Mulki. Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas terming Modi's visit as "historic" sought India's intervention to resolve conflict with Israel .
  • US spies bilked for USD100,000 by Russian peddling Trump secrets

    US spies bilked for USD100,000 by Russian peddling Trump secrets

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    According to a notorious dossier compiled by former British spy Christopher Steele and part-funded by the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign, Russian Federation has compromising information with which to blackmail Trump. According to US and European intelligence officials cited in the report, the CIA was wary of the Trump information touted by the Russian-as the agency didn't want to become embroiled in a domestic political controversy.
  • Unwelcome attention for John Kelly, the man enlisted to bring calm

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    U.S. media report that Mr Kelly and other White House officials were aware for several months of the domestic abuse accusations because they were holding up Mr Porter's security clearance application. The administration's number two weighed in from South Korea on the controversy that has engulfed the White House this week, after allegations from Porter's two ex-wives led to his resignation.
  • Analysts Issue Forecasts for Pretium Resources Inc's FY2017 Earnings (TSE:PVG)

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    About 951,302 shares traded. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. It has outperformed by 30.98% the S&P500. For the past 5 years, the company's revenue has grown -12.4%, while the company's earnings per share has grown -15.9%. First Personal Services accumulated 525 shares. Bluefin Trading Limited Com stated it has 174,975 shares. (NYSE:GS). Paragon & Paragon Ii Joint Venture has invested 4.05% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
  • PM Modi leaves on four-day visit to Palestine, UAE and Oman

    PM Modi leaves on four-day visit to Palestine, UAE and Oman

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    Israelis are generally accepting of India's strategic need to demonstrate its traditional support for the Palestinians with some seeing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's trip to Palestine as a "comfort prize" for intensifying Indo- Israel ties while others viewing it as a move to safeguard national interest.
  • Price Target Review of: Post Holdings, Inc

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    The institutional investor held 71,333 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.70M, up from 62,763 at the end of the previous reported quarter. On Wednesday, October 21 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Buy". Investors sentiment decreased to 1.17 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.01, from 0.97 in 2017Q2.
  • At least 19 killed as bus topples over in Hong Kong

    At least 19 killed as bus topples over in Hong Kong

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    Multiple passengers interviewed by the TVB and Cable TV news channels said the bus was moving at a high rate of speed when the accident happened. "The Hospital Authority said that 47 were injured in the accident - 19 sustained serious injuries and 28 are in stable condition".
  • Senate passes massive budget agreement

    Senate passes massive budget agreement

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    Activists have staged large-scale protests and sit-ins demanding Democrats take a stand on immigration, only to be disappointed when they fail to force a vote on immigration legislation. It also includes some bipartisan programs, such as 90 billion dollars of disaster assistance. There was still significant doubt about whether it would muster enough support to pass in the House of Representatives where a coalition of conservatives and liberals had united in opposition.
  • North Indians making Goa another Haryana, says minister

    North Indians making Goa another Haryana, says minister

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    He further alleged that the heavy rush of North Indian tourists has multiplied authorities' problem of tackling the issue of garbage and cleanliness. "Are they responsible? Are they conscious?" Calling Goa a state "superior" to the rest of India, Sardesai said it is hard to control "irresponsible tourists" who have been coming from other states.
  • Ryan: Pelosi's Eight-Hour Speech 'Impressive'

    Ryan: Pelosi's Eight-Hour Speech 'Impressive'

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    History aside, this "DACA-buster" (as some are already labeling this speech) is probably a shrewd if hard move for Pelosi. The latest deal does not contain specific protections for Dreamers - something which many Democrats like Ms Pelosi are expected to oppose.
  • 136 civilians killed as bombardment intensifies

    136 civilians killed as bombardment intensifies

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    The Eastern Ghouta area has been surrounded by Syrian forces for more than four years, with the siege intensifying in May when government forces conducted a large-scale offensive. "We will continue fighting terrorism, even despite the [Western] calls to stop the operation in Afrin ..." The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, based in the United Kingdom, said that seven YPG fighters and two civilians were killed overnight.
  • Syrian Regime's Airstrikes Kill Scores Of Besieged Civilians In Eastern Ghouta

    Syrian Regime's Airstrikes Kill Scores Of Besieged Civilians In Eastern Ghouta

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    The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors the war, said Deir el-Zour province continues to be tense following the foiled attack and the USA response, and said there were reports of a new mobilization to the area. Quoting an unnamed USA official, Reuters news agency said that the coalition was responding to an attack against the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Deir Az Zor.