• Bannon steps down from Breitbart News following White House furor

    Bannon steps down from Breitbart News following White House furor

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    Bannon is stepping down from his post as executive chairman of Breitbart News , the company announced Tuesday. Bannon had previously insisted that he did not need a lawyer because he had not been drawn into the multiple investigations into whether Trump's team coordinated with Russian Federation during the 2016 campaign.
  • Parts of Tennessee under winter storm warning

    Parts of Tennessee under winter storm warning

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    Rain through Friday night could be heavy at times, with totals ranging from 1 to 2 inches. Here's the afternoon forecast from the National Weather Service. Before that, snow is expected to sweep through the Midwest Sunday and Monday . "1-3" of snow fell across the state Friday . This could cause flooding in low-lying areas-and when the frigid air hits all that water, the Northeast could find itself covered in glacier-like sheets of ice.
  • New Sound at Saudi Soccer Game: Women Cheering From the Stands

    New Sound at Saudi Soccer Game: Women Cheering From the Stands

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    To prepare for the change, the kingdom has designated "family sections" in the stands for women. "I came with my father and my brother - we're fans of Al-Ahli", said university student Areej al-Ghamdi, adding that she had always cheered the club from home."This is the first time we'll be cheering for real, not just in front of the television", she told the Agence France-Presse.
  • Turkey Summons Russian, Iranian Envoys Over Syria Safe Zone Violation

    Turkey Summons Russian, Iranian Envoys Over Syria Safe Zone Violation

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    Syrian government's ongoing offensive in Idlib province will be a test for the alliance of Russia , Iran and Turkey, three regional powers that support different actors on the battlefield. Russia's defence ministry had asked the Turkish military on Wednesday to tighten control over armed groups in Idlib after two groups of drones attacked Russian bases on January 6.
  • New Poll: Majority of Americans Oppose Federal Intervention on Marijuana

    New Poll: Majority of Americans Oppose Federal Intervention on Marijuana

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    Jared Polis (D-Colorado, ) which would be to de-fund any federal law enforcement action against recreational marijuana operations that comply with state laws and regulations. Sessions, who has always been an outspoken critic of marijuana legalization, wrote a series of letters to the governors of Washington, Oregon, and Alaska expressing grave concerns over each state's ability to comply with the Cole Memo guidelines.
  • Here's Trump's Plan For Getting Mexico To Pay For The Wall

    Here's Trump's Plan For Getting Mexico To Pay For The Wall

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    The White House was quick to deny it. "The United States has been very clear since before the talks started that (a pull out) was a possibility", Freeland told reporters. NAFTA advocates who argued the stock market would respond negatively if Trump were to leave the pact were vindicated Wednesday afternoon when markets quickly took a hit after the Reuters story came out.
  • Donald Trump's administration offers massive increase in U.S. offshore oil zones

    Donald Trump's administration offers massive increase in U.S. offshore oil zones

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    Florida Governor Rick Scott , a Republican, said he had requested a meeting with Zinke to discuss his concerns over the proposal, and "the crucial need to remove Florida from consideration". "Nelson has been saying for years". "As the state with the longest coastlines in the continental United States, Florida is especially vulnerable to oil spills", U.S.
  • Benue State Buries 73 Killed By Fulani Herdsmen

    Benue State Buries 73 Killed By Fulani Herdsmen

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    Even as governor, most times, I am not with my phone; people can not access me the way it used to be, talk less of a President. Benue had brought into effect an anti-open grazing law on November 1, 2017, which ignited protests from local herdsmen.
  • President Trump vows to rewrite US libel law

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    The White House reportedly tried to take legal action against the book, titled Fire and Fury: Inside The Trump White House by Michael Wolff. The book's popularity "foretells Trump's political demise", the article said . It won't work. Chief of Staff John Kelly put an end to it months ago, and the manifest shortcomings of Wolff's reporting undermine the narrative. What else is in the book? Bannon, in the book, was also quoted saying investigators would crack Trump Jr.
  • Myanmar says soldiers murdered ten Rohingya

    Myanmar says soldiers murdered ten Rohingya

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    An internal military investigation in Myanmar found that Burmese soldiers and Buddhist local villagers were responsible for the murder of 10 captured Rohingya Muslims who were found buried in a mass grave in the western state of Rakhine. But the villagers' interviews indicated that the army account of the massacre is deeply flawed and defensive, rather than an admission of misconduct.
  • USA warns its citizens to be cautious while traveling to India

    USA warns its citizens to be cautious while traveling to India

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    The department gave these Mexican states a 4-rating because they are areas where there is a plethora of drug cartel activity, which is either drug trafficking routes or large-scale drug-crop farming. They require a one-time waiver explaining why they need to go. Personal travel by land and to the resort city of Acapulco had already been prohibited.
  • Baker: Massachusetts unlikely to impose Medicaid work requirement

    Baker: Massachusetts unlikely to impose Medicaid work requirement

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    States can also require alternatives to work, including volunteering, caregiving, education, job training and even treatment for a substance abuse problem. "The state has little evidence for why the current Gateway to Work program would fare better if mandatory", wrote Jon Laramore, executive director of Indiana Legal Services.
  • Punjab CM should answer over murder of Zainab: Sirajul Haq

    Punjab CM should answer over murder of Zainab: Sirajul Haq

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    Sections 302 and 201 of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC), which deal with wilful murder and wiping out evidence, have been included in the first information report (FIR) of the incident, the report said. The chief justice Lahore High Court has taken notice of the incident and summoned reports from the sessions court judge and police officials. At least two people were killed and several injured as paramilitary troops were called in to restore order.
  • Canada tamps down worries about US NAFTA withdrawal

    Canada tamps down worries about US NAFTA withdrawal

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    The Toronto Stock Exchange's benchmark Standard&Poor's/TSX Composite Index fell 71.29 points, or 0.44 percent, to 16,247.95. The Mexican peso also lost value. It was also announced Wednesday that Canada had filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO), claiming the USA had committed almost 200 violations of global trade rules.
  • Ecuador Seeks Arrangement for Julian Assange to Leave London Embassy

    Ecuador Seeks Arrangement for Julian Assange to Leave London Embassy

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    The nation's foreign minister announced Thursday that officials had made a decision to permit Assange's naturalization while they look for ways to resolve his situation. Assange has always denied the sexual assault allegations against him, claiming the sex was consensual and that the case was politically motivated to get him extradited to the U.S.