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People Trump accused of 'gagging' Steve Bannon over Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Trump accused of 'gagging' Steve Bannon over Russian Federation probe

After initially avoiding questions from lawmakers in the House Intelligence Committee on the ongoing Russian Federation probe, Steve Bannon has struck a deal with special counsel Robert Mueller . His insider role during the Trump election campaign and in the White House could provide crucial details to the committee, which is seeking to understand the extent of contact between Trump and his advisors and Russian Federation, which is accused of interfering with the 2016 election.

People GOP senator: Trump didn't make 's-hole' remark
Author: 0 GOP senator: Trump didn't make 's-hole' remark

The White House has not denied that Trump said "shithole" though Trump has already pushed back on some depictions of the meeting. "In 2013, Senator Durbin also made the same accusation against a Republican leader in a meeting with President Obama, and said that.

Author: 0 Koi and Kangaroo: Japan and Australia to Hash Out Stronger Defense Ties

Mr Turnbull reflected on the foundations of Australia and Japan's close ties dating back to Mr Abe's grandfather Nobusuke Kishi and former prime minister Robert Menzies in the 1950s. "Abe and I are personally committed to having this deal signed and sealed by March", Turnbull said in a speech in Tokyo. Although Japan has a Status Forces Agreement with the US codifying rules over its troops stationed across the country, the envisaged pact with Canberra is fundamentally different in that it ...

People Majority Support 'Significant' Restrictions on Abortion
Author: 0 Majority Support 'Significant' Restrictions on Abortion

And almost eight in 10 Americans (78 percent, including 73 percent of those who claim to be pro-choice) believe that laws can protect both a pregnant woman and the life of her unborn child. In conducting the survey, the pollster first asked a binary question, such as whether or not the respondent was pro-life or pro-choice, and then a more detailed and nuanced followup, Barbara Carvalho, director of the Marist Poll , told reporters and others in attendance.

People Threat from nukes, other weapons, gathers force — United Nations chief
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He urged expanded diplomatic efforts to tackle what he called the greatest security challenge in the world today - North Korea. Russian Federation will not join the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons-the U.N.'s first-ever measure for nuclear disarmament-Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told the Security Council on Thursday.

People One in four teens can't read basic text, but can work cellphones
Author: 0 One in four teens can't read basic text, but can work cellphones

Chief economic advisor Arvind Subramanian said, "40 per cent of students do not have a role model". Currently, RTE Act makes the education a fundamental right for the children of age groups 6-14 years. The drop in enrollment is sharper for girl students. "While the learning results are same in the case of boys and girls, the gap is widening in the age group of 14-18.

People New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern just announced she's pregnant
Author: 0 New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern just announced she's pregnant

In a press conference on Friday, Ms Ardern acknowledged the hard-working mothers around the nation and reiterated her commitment to both her roles as a prime minister and as a future mother. I'm sure you'll be equally as great at being a mum as what you are as the Prime Minister!' Ms Ardern posted a photo of two large fishing hooks, with a small fishing hook in the middle, in reference to her partner's job to announce her pregnancy on social media.

Author: 0 White House releases Results of Trump's Physical Examination

Aides to the president are locked in an internal debate over which version of the word the president used to describe certain countries during immigration talks with senators. David Perdue (R-Ga.), both immigration hard-liners. "I mean, the guy has more energy than anybody I've ever met that's my age at 35". Democrats also want Republicans to match military spending that Trump and many GOP lawmakers are seeking with an equal increase in nondefense funding.

People January is National Human Trafficking Prevention Month
Author: 0 January is National Human Trafficking Prevention Month

One sign of a human trafficking victim is someone whose ID or documentation is being withheld from them, officials say. Senator Steve Daines is supporting legislation to crackdown on online sex trafficking. More information about Demand An End can be found at www.streetgrace.org/demand-an-end/ . Inhumane treatment. Slavery. This is a tragic reality for thousands of people forced into human trafficking.

People SWEET: Durbin says,
Author: 0 SWEET: Durbin says, "I stand by every word I said"

Additionally, the President had an echocardiogram of his heart, as well as a stress test, both described as normal. According to some in the room during a White House meeting on immigration, Trump asked why the U.S.is letting in immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and Africa and said he wanted more from countries such as Norway.

People Former Trump Advisor Sebastian Gorka Has A Warrant Out For His Arrest
Author: 0 Former Trump Advisor Sebastian Gorka Has A Warrant Out For His Arrest

The existence of the warrant was first noted by Hungarian outlet 444 and was issued in September of 2016, months prior to Trump's election. The warrant, still in place, was issued before the USA elections and does not appear to have come up during the vetting process Gorka underwent before assuming his White House position.

People Koreas agree on united women's hockey team for Winter Olympics
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The Koreas will also engage in joint training at a ski resort and form a joint women's ice hockey team , according to Oliver Hotham of the North Korea-focused news website NK News . Last year, the nuclear-armed North tested missiles it said are capable of reaching the usa - its "enemy" - and Kim traded threats of war with President Donald Trump .

People Shutdown: Be careful what you wish for, Donald Trump
Author: 0 Shutdown: Be careful what you wish for, Donald Trump

House Republicans , facing a Friday night deadline to approve funding that would keep the government running, planned to go ahead with a vote Thursday on a temporary spending measure. The prospects for such a deal were complicated as Democrats appeared to see scant reason to bargain with a president many in their party view as holding racist views.

People Kate Middleton Tended to a Sick Boy During a Royal Visit
Author: 0 Kate Middleton Tended to a Sick Boy During a Royal Visit

The 36-year-old mother-to-be met with kids like 9-year-old Ava Watt , a patient at London's Great Ormond Street Hospital Wednesday. While she was still rocking her wedding band on her left hand, Kate made a decision to leave the stand-out sapphire - which once belonged to Princess Diana - at home.

People North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief due in Macedonia to discuss membership bid
Author: 0 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief due in Macedonia to discuss membership bid

The UN mediator in the Macedonia-Greece "name" dispute has told journalists following fresh talks between the two sides in NY that he believes the dispute could be solved within the next six months. During the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Bucharest in 2008, Greece vetoed FYROM's application to enter the alliance without having solved the name issue.

People Escaped inmate busted after more than a week on the run
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At that point, Canton police arrived and Mercado was "quickly taken into custody without further incident", Canton police said. Brian O'Neill, a task force supervisor for the U.S. It's unclear where he hid on the vehicle, O'Neill said. They are holding him there until he is transferred back to CT. Mercado is a convicted burglar serving a state sentence.

People On shutdown and DACA fix, more questions than answers
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If Congress doesn't send a bill to the President approving more money by midnight on Friday, most federal agencies will be forced to stop operations. To build support for the short-term funding bill, Republican leaders included a six-year extension of funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), a Democratic priority, while further delaying some taxes imposed under Obamacare to appeal to Republicans.

People So … Is Pot Legal or Not in MA?
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They asked for legislation "that would provide a safe harbor" for financial institutions in states that legalized cannabis. With Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinding the Cole Memo on January 4, the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment is the only federal law standing in the way of a potential crackdown on medical marijuana.

People Puerto Rico school erupts in joy when power returns after 112 days
Author: 0 Puerto Rico school erupts in joy when power returns after 112 days

APS said workers will join the almost 5,500 restoration workers already on the island who are helping the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA). Barea, the only Puerto Rican-born National Basketball Association player, missed the first day of training camp for the relief effort. "The images from Hurricane Maria were devastating to see".

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