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British interior minister faces calls to resign after…

British interior minister faces calls to resign after… Addressing the Home Affairs Select Committee on Wednesday, she said she had asked for more removals of illegal immigrants to take place, but was not familiar with a suggestion from a union official that regional targets were in place. The scandal escalated last week after it transpired that migrants from the Caribbean who settled in the United Kingdom decades ago were asked to prove right to rem... [Full Article...]

Mueller Bill Passes Senate Committee Without McConnell's Blessing

Mueller Bill Passes Senate Committee Without McConnell's Blessing The president tweeted his outrage after the raid , causing lawmakers from both parties to warn against the firing of the special counsel. The Senate Judiciary Committee overwhelmingly has just approved a bill to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller from being fired by President Donald Trump . [Full Article...]

Comey memos shared more broadly than previously thought

Comey memos shared more broadly than previously thought Foster was among 640 people who won a lottery to watch CNN's Anderson Cooper host a televised town hall with Comey at Phi Beta Kappa Hall. Student Zachary Smith asked Comey if he thinks Trump has the mental capacity to lead the country. [Full Article...]

Caster's reign may be ended by new IAAF rules

Caster's reign may be ended by new IAAF rules Stephane Bermon, who works in the IAAF medical and science department, said in the statement. "We want athletes to be incentivised to make the huge commitment and sacrifice required to excel in the sport". Caster has been subjected to vicious attack and the ANCWL will unapologetically defend her against this attacks even when are smuggled through back door as laws by IAAF. [Full Article...]

Starbucks CEO Wants 'Unconscious Bias' Training For Employees

Starbucks CEO Wants 'Unconscious Bias' Training For Employees It's not always clear whether sitting in a Starbucks or using a Starbucks restroom without purchasing any items is allowed. Ross said officers "politely" asked the men to leave multiple times before the arrests. Video footage of their arrest has since gone viral. It also apologizes to the company's other customers as well. It's common for officers to respond to reports that someone won'... [Full Article...]

Woman kills husband's mistress then turns gun on herself, police say

Woman kills husband's mistress then turns gun on herself, police say It was Mark Gerardot who made the discovery, police say, after Chapman failed to show up for a date. He told them he thought his wife was inside. Police revealed the wife plotting " revenge " in a series of text messages and emails upon learning of her husband's affair with the younger woman. [Full Article...]

Looking back at the crimes committed by the Golden State Killer — TIMELINE

Looking back at the crimes committed by the Golden State Killer — TIMELINE Then the murders stopped in 1981 until five years later, when Janelle Cruz, 18, was found raped and beaten to death in her Irvine home. McNamara died in her sleep at age 46 nearly exactly two years before DNA evidence led Sacramento police to arrest a 72-year-old former cop, Joseph James DeAngelo , for a series of 12 murders and 45 rapes that terrorized California in the 1970s and '80s. [Full Article...]

Facebook gives detailed guidelines on why it may ban users

Facebook gives detailed guidelines on why it may ban users She insisted that Facebook considers the safety of its users to be paramount "and that's really why we are publishing this new set of community standards ". Facebook has recently been grappling with backlash for how it handled the data breach scandal involving Cambridge Analytica. Of the 1.9 million pieces of extremist content, the "vast majority" was removed and a small portion received a warn... [Full Article...]

Finding Rays Of Hope From The Supreme Court's Depressing Travel Ban Arguments

Finding Rays Of Hope From The Supreme Court's Depressing Travel Ban Arguments February 3: Federal District Court Judge James Robart in Seattle issues a nationwide restraining order that blocks the travel ban from being implemented. MR. KATYAL: Justice Alito, I think if it were just the list, I think we'd be right - you'd be right, although I'd point out that you, yourself, in the Stormans case said that it's a religious - it raises an inference of religious gerrymande... [Full Article...]

Herdsmen Launch Fresh Attack On Benue, Kill 20

Herdsmen Launch Fresh Attack On Benue, Kill 20 The statement said the President extends his condolence to the government and people of Benue State, the Mbalom community and especially the Bishop, Priests and members of Saint Ignatius' Catholic Church, whose premises was the unfortunate venue of the heinous killings by gunmen. [Full Article...]

United Nations comes up short for Syria 2018 refugee funds

United Nations comes up short for Syria 2018 refugee funds But, he admitted that the U.S. had yet to make a pledge for 2018 and that the figure was almost $2bn lower than at this point at last year's Syria conference. Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who faces elections in two weeks, said the plight of Syrians is simply getting worse. "Lebanon continues to be a big refugee camp", he said. [Full Article...]

Summit scepticism on bombarded South Korean island of Yeonpyeong

Summit scepticism on bombarded South Korean island of Yeonpyeong Also, Tokyo has said that Seoul is "illegally occupying the rocky island" lying east of the Korean Peninsula, has long soured relations between the two countries, the report said. "They're basically talking the talk of advanced nuclear powers". The holding of the South Korea-U.S. summit before the upcoming summit between Washington and Pyongyang reflects South Korean President Moon Jae-in's wi... [Full Article...]

Armenia: Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan Resigns Amid Mass Protests

Armenia: Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan Resigns Amid Mass Protests Tanrisever's remarks came a day after Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan announced his resignation following days of protests in the country. Waving the Armenian tricolor and chanting their leader's name, some 10,000 opposition supporters marched on Tuesday with protest leader Nikol Pashinian to a hilltop memorial complex in Yerevan, the capital of the Caucasus Mountains country, to mark t... [Full Article...]

White House physician's VA nomination on hold

White House physician's VA nomination on hold On Tuesday night, White House Strategic Communications Director Mercedes Schlapp gave a strong defense of VA Secretary nominee Dr. Ronny Jackson . A top Senate Democrat says allegations against President Donald Trump's pick to lead Veterans Affairs involve him being "repeatedly drunk" when he was a White House physician. [Full Article...]

Palestinian lecturer's body 'to return to Gaza from Malaysia'

Palestinian lecturer's body 'to return to Gaza from Malaysia' The high-performance motorcycle bearing the registration number BKJ 413 was found by the police yesterday in Danau Kota, Setapak approximately 2km from the scene where he was waylaid by the two men. Hafidzi Mohd Noor, chairman of the Malaysian Islamist NGO MyCare, rejected Zahid's claims. "Never a rocket scientist or drone expert", Hafidzi, who worked with Al Batsh, told BenarNews on Saturday. [Full Article...]

'Smallville' Actress Accused of Participating in Cultlike Group Released from Jail

'Smallville' Actress Accused of Participating in Cultlike Group Released from Jail Mack is accused of luring young women into the secretive group under the guise of helping them with self-empowerment. Mack played Chloe, Clark Kent's best friend, on Smallville , which aired on the WB/CW for 10 seasons, ending in 2011. [Full Article...]

TCS becomes first Indian company to cross $100 bn in market-cap

TCS becomes first Indian company to cross $100 bn in market-cap TCS's 11.7 per cent y-o-y fourth quarter revenue growth in dollar terms surprised the markets. Chandrasekaran also said he would like to thank his shareholders for their continued support. However, it ended the day up around 0.3%, closing the day with m-cap at $98.34 billion. India's top software services exporter is more confident about BFSI revenues from North America as client discussions sh... [Full Article...]

Amit Shah says 'Save the Constitution' is Congress' campaign to save dynasty

Amit Shah says 'Save the Constitution' is Congress' campaign to save dynasty The campaign would be taken up at state-level by the party's respective SC departments to reach out to people from the village level directly, ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. In a sharp attack on the BJP, the Congress chief said PM Modi's slogan of "Beti Bechao, Beti Padhao" (save daughters, educate them) had lost its meaning and become " Beti bachao " (save daughters) from the BJP and its le... [Full Article...]

Saudi shoots down 'toy drone' near Royal Palace in Riyadh

Saudi shoots down 'toy drone' near Royal Palace in Riyadh An Interior Ministry spokesman claimed a law for its usage of drones was at its last period and also called on people to acquire the essential authorities clearance to make use of the apparatus "to get specific causes in permitted locations", state news agency SPA reported. [Full Article...]

Russia: US did not violate red lines during Syria strikes

Lavrov also revealed that Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin discussed the possibility of visiting each other's country when the USA president rang up Russian counterpart last month to congratulate him on his re-election. Surface-to-air missiles were seen in the sky over Syria's capital Damascus on April 14, 2018 , as the Syrian air defenses were responding to the US -led missile attack on Syria... [Full Article...]


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