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People Former Trump campaign manager paid lobbyists for pro-Russia Ukraine
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On Friday afternoon, Gates appeared before Judge Amy Berman Jackson in U.S. District Court in Washington , D.C., and plead guilty to two counts: (1) conspiracy to defraud the U.S. Andres, who serve on Mueller's team. Flynn was sacked by Trump in February 2017 after it emerged he had misled top White House officials about his interactions with Russia's ambassador to the United States .

People The companies that have cut ties with the NRA basically overnight
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That news was followed by Enterprise Holdings , which controls the Alamo, National and Enterprise vehicle rental brands, announcing that it would stop offering NRA-member discounts. "Both companies released their statements dozens of times on Twitter in response to calls for them to sever ties with the NRA". Like other organizations that charge a yearly membership fee, the lobby relies on perks to entice potential members.

People Moving from women development to women-led development: Modi
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About the Digital India Mission, Modi said that the trinity of 100 crore bank accounts, 100 crore Aadhaar cards and 100 crore mobile phones, would create a unique ecosystem, not seen anywhere else in the world. Arriving here from Chennai, the Prime Minister reached the ashram where he was received by the officials. In a bid to woo the sector, Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his speech at the ET's Global Business Summit said that the government is working towards strengthening the ...

People Trump defends NRA amid gun law debate
Author: 0 Trump defends NRA amid gun law debate

Elites want to "eliminate our firearms freedoms and eradicate all the individual freedoms", he said. The U.S. president met with survivors and families involved in the Parkland, Florida high school shooting that took place on February 14 on Wednesday to hear their thoughts on what should happen as a result of the 17 lives lost in the tragedy.

People A serial robber meets his match in a mom-and-daughter team
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Sergeant Brandon Watkins, of the Tulsa Police Department, identified Tyrone Lee, 36, as the alleged attacker and said he is suspected of carrying out several other armed robberies in the area. The suspect soon reappeared and, after seemingly getting shot, gets into a physical fight with Ring over the weapon. At that point, Ring fires her first shot.

People Pakistan to be placed on terror-financing watch list
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But the campaign proved insufficient and the group decided late on Thursday that Pakistan would be put back on the watchlist, a senior Pakistani official and a diplomat with knowledge of the latest FATF discussions told Reuters. China stands to gain far more because of its economic and military relations with USA and India than Pakistan and expecting Beijing to come for our rescue every time we knock on their door as a liability doesn't help the so-called "deeper than the ocean and higher than ...

People Jaguars reportedly extend Blake Bortles' contract, keeping him through 2020
Author: 0 Jaguars reportedly extend Blake Bortles' contract, keeping him through 2020

THE Jacksonville Jaguars have agreed to a three-year, $USD54 million deal with quarterback Blake Bortles . Bortles had the best season of his four-year career, yet only managed a 55.5 QBR. And this contract further suggests the Jaguars, who return their Super Bowl-caliber "D" virtually intact, like Bortles more than other short-term options but want to see more before they're ready to truly commit.

People South Korean Women Win Thriller In Curling, Putting 'Garlic' Gold In Reach
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As Trump landed in Seoul, the USA announced a new round of sanctions against Pyongyang in an effort to curb the country's nuclear and missile programs. Kim Hyeong-soo, who escaped North Korea in 2009, revealed the Rio squad would have faced months in the camps after disappointing in 2016. Joshua Stanton, a US attorney who helped draft the North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act for the House Foreign Affairs committee, told VOA's Korean service that Kim's selection as head of the delegation ...

People Airstrikes on suburbs of Syrian capital claim more lives
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Although the United Nations considers the siege and deprivation of water and food to be war crimes, there has been no successful attempt to break the siege. Around 20 people have been killed in eastern districts of the capital since last Sunday , according to state media, and many residents have sought temporary accommodation elsewhere for fear of a further intensification of the fighting.

People Death row inmate claims he is at risk for 'botched' execution
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Asked whether Branch's scream could have been caused by the execution drugs, Department of Corrections spokeswoman Michelle Glady said afterward that "there was no indication" that the scream was cause by the lethal injection procedure. But, the state argued that it should proceed with the execution. The Alabama Senate voted 29-0 for the bill that permits execution by nitrogen hypoxia if lethal injection drugs are unavailable or are ruled unconstitutional.

People 'Moving Day' For Family As Billy Graham Casket Arrives At Library
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Crowds lined the roadways to watch the procession pass through the town of Black Mountain as it leaves the training center on its way to the interstate. The evangelist will be buried beside his wife, Ruth McCue Bell, at the foot of the cross-shaped brick walkway in the Prayer Garden on the library grounds.

People Wave of Taliban attacks kills at least 20 Afghan soldiers
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A suicide bombing, occurred in Kabul's PD 9 in Shashdarak area on Saturday morning, left at least one person dead and six others wounded, confirmed the country's Ministry of Interior. Last month, President Donald Trump issued a stinging statement deploring a Taliban-orchestrated suicide auto bombing that killed at least 95 people and wounded 158 others in Kabul .

People Lee Seung-Hoon makes late push to win mass start gold
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While there is always a lot of screaming in curling, Kim Eun-jung's shouts to direct her teammates have become a source of humour and admiration. The clock only stops when the third skater crosses the line, meaning it was Noh's time which counted.

People Student protest outside White House a snapshot of American gun debate
Author: 0 Student protest outside White House a snapshot of American gun debate

He offered his gun thoughts in a string of Twitter comments a day after meeting at the White House with survivors of schoolhouse shooting rampages and relatives of victims. The president said he pledged to the people at Wednesday's listening session the administration would take action - unlike people sitting in his position "who took no action at all".

People Red Cross staff sacked in sex scandal
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According to Daccord, the charity's decentralised management system had made it hard to accurately compile overall figures on misconduct but that looking at the data had revealed these 21 cases. "I am committed to fostering an ICRC culture that encourages staff to prevent, detect and report misconduct. People must feel safe and empowered to raise concerns, and we have encouraged staff to make use of a dedicated, confidential email address to do so", he said.

People Teachers Carrying Concealed Guns Could Prevent Future Attacks
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The president also said Wednesday that background checks and mental health would also be emphasized in the White House's discussions going forward. Trump announced on Thursday morning that he will meet with lawmakers about school safety at 11:30 a.m. the same day. On Thursday, he suggested bonuses for teachers who choose to carry guns.

People Tom Izzo: 'No reason to believe' Michigan State violated NCAA rules
Author: 0 Tom Izzo: 'No reason to believe' Michigan State violated NCAA rules

San Diego State provisionally suspended Malik Pope and Texas is keeping Eric Davis Jr. out of competition while the schools investigate allegations involving both players. "We have no reason to believe that I, any member of our staff or student-athlete did anything in violation of NCAA rules", Izzo said in a statement released on Friday afternoon.

People Delta, United join list of big companies pulling back from NRA
Author: 0 Delta, United join list of big companies pulling back from NRA

First National Bank of Omaha said it would no longer do a NRA Visa card. Both MetLife and Chubb have announced they have terminated discounted insurance plans for NRA members as well. Additional NRA breakups may be in the offing. A number of companies have opted to end discount programmes with the NRA following its aggressive resistance against calls for tighter gun control laws.

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