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Tillerson Defends Trump's Proposed Cuts To State Department Budget

Tillerson Defends Trump's Proposed Cuts To State Department Budget He noted that in the mid-2000s, the Bank of China defied the Chinese government and cut off its interaction with North Korea to avoid the risk of U.S. The compromise dissolved in 2002, despite efforts to try again. "Tillerson expressed the understanding of this policy", Japan's Foreign Ministry said. [Full Article...]

'He's eating her': Horrific call about demonic cannibal

'He's eating her': Horrific call about demonic cannibal Raymond Miles let police into Williams' room during the attack on 6 November 2014. One was seen pressing his ear to the door. It's bad. His name is Matthew Williams and he's in room seven. Nicholas Bowen QC, acting on behalf of the Williams family, questioned Pc Cottrell about who was in the room and when, and asked why he did not call for other officers to help if he felt they did not have Will... [Full Article...]

Conservative news site sole media outlet on Tillerson's Asia trip

Conservative news site sole media outlet on Tillerson's Asia trip Now Tillerson has angered U.S. and foreign correspondents accredited to cover the State Department by traveling to Asia on Tuesday with just one journalist - from a conservative publication called the Independent Journal Review. to maintain its deterrence in the region. The Trump administration rejected that call, saying it would reward the North if it complied with United Nations resolutions it... [Full Article...]

1.2m people sought asylum in European Union past year

1.2m people sought asylum in European Union past year Malta recorded 1,735 first-time asylum applicants in 2016, marking a 2% increase over the figures from the previous year, according to Eurostat data. The statistics office also reported a backlog of almost a million pending asylum applications at the close of 2016. [Full Article...]

House Intel Committee: Still No Evidence of Trump Tower Wiretap

House Intel Committee: Still No Evidence of Trump Tower Wiretap The FBI will also brief the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday afternoon, an aide to Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley told CNN Wednesday. James Clapper, who was Obama's director of national intelligence, has said that nothing matching Trump's claims had taken place. [Full Article...]

Searching for Wilders supporters in his hometown on election day

Searching for Wilders supporters in his hometown on election day While most of the world was focused only on one party, the radical right populist Party for Freedom ( PVV ) and its leader Geert Wilders, the Dutch cast their votes widely across 13 parties , several of them winning seats for the first time . [Full Article...]

Brazilians protest against reforms to pension system

Brazilians protest against reforms to pension system Despite the snowballing investigation and well-organized union resistance, Thomaz Favaro, a political analyst with global consultancy Control Risks, said Temer has built a more robust coalition than his predecessor, Dilma Rousseff, who was impeached previous year as the Petrobras scandal gained steam. [Full Article...]

Consultation on anti-money laundering supervisory regime continues

Consultation on anti-money laundering supervisory regime continues It comes as the Government moves to introduce new, stricter money laundering regulations that it said would ensure the United Kingdom meets the latest global standards. UK Business Minister Lord Prior said: "The Cutting Red Tape Review asked firms to identify needless, confusing or unclear bureaucracy that could constrain legitimate business and distract from the fight against money laundering an... [Full Article...]

As of now, the Sassa grants saga is not fixed

As of now, the Sassa grants saga is not fixed That contract lapses at the end of this month. Sassa has since asked the court to extend the contract for another 18 months. But Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng disagreed, saying: "this is a crisis, we must do whatever is necessary to intervene". [Full Article...]

USA oil recovers from three-month low

USA oil recovers from three-month low But the IEA also warned that volatility, like the big drop seen after last week's report of a surge in USA oil stockpiles "will probability reoccur". "It's shaping up to be another fun week in the crude complex, with OPEC releasing its monthly oil market report on Tuesday, swiftly followed by the IEA's monthly oil market report the day after", Matt Smith, analyst at ClipperData , said in a no... [Full Article...]

Trump has a good shot to win on travel ban appeal

Trump has a good shot to win on travel ban appeal At a rally last night, Trump said U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson, "part of the much-overturned Ninth Circuit court", blocked his "watered-down" executive order. If Justice Department lawyers follow through on President Trump's vow to vigorously defend his power to limit immigration from Mideast nations, they could be doing so in more than one appeal in federal courts. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation to Defend its Boycotted Banks in Ukraine

Russian Federation to Defend its Boycotted Banks in Ukraine Russia's top lender Sberbank considers the actions of the authorities of Ukraine against the banks with Russian capital operating in the country, discriminatory and politically motivated and asks Kiev to unblock the operation of the bank's branches, an official with the press service of Sberbank told reporters. [Full Article...]

Casino Bills Clear Public Safety Committee

Casino Bills Clear Public Safety Committee Colchester Rep. Linda Orange told The Associated Press "it's a much bigger issue" than one committee's vote. "That's why the conversation needs to continue". "While my personal position hasn't changed, my position as an elected official is to support both bills", said Sen. He called risking the current revenue sharing a bad gamble. [Full Article...]

No evidence Obama wiretapped Trump Tower — House Intelligence Committee

Nunes doubled down on that point yesterday: No, he said , there were no wiretaps at the Tower, but he hinted that it may be that Trump staffers were caught on wiretaps of foreign agents and that the feds didn't do what they were supposed to in order to "minimize" the exposure of their identities. [Full Article...]

Female terrorist neutralized in failed car-ramming attack

Female terrorist neutralized in failed car-ramming attack However, a 28-year-old expectant mother required treatment for shock, according to the Magen David Adom emergency medical services. Security forces in the area responded quickly and immediately neutralized the terrorist. Israeli news outlet Ynet had initially reported that the woman was killed, however the report later indicated that the woman survived the shooting, but was in a critical conditi... [Full Article...]

European Union says it's comitted to migration deal with Turkey

European Union says it's comitted to migration deal with Turkey The deal is supposed to allow for the return of migrants refused asylum - or not claiming it - in Greece to Turkey. Erdogan also once again threatened to break an agreement on migrants. Erdogan, who survived a military coup last summer that also sought to assassinate the president, has defended his plans to reform Turkish democratic systems, saying Turkey needs greater stability. [Full Article...]

Justice department wants more time over Donald Trump's wiretapping claims

Justice department wants more time over Donald Trump's wiretapping claims The request for evidence came from Congressman Devin Nunes (R-California), chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, and Congressman Adam Schiff (D-California), a top ranking member, both of whom sent a letter to Acting Deputy Attorney General Dana Boente last week, requesting any applications for surveillance made under the FISA Act, or any court orders for surveillance made by the Foreign ... [Full Article...]

Andrew Yakubu Arraigned, Remanded in Kuje Prison

Andrew Yakubu Arraigned, Remanded in Kuje Prison It will be recalled that following a tip-off from a whistle-blower, the EFCC, raided Yakubu's guest house situated at Sabon Tasha, Kaduna State, where it recovered the alleged loot which was in foreign currencies. Do you ever have any question about anything you wish to ask and get answer? However, counsel to the defendant, Ahmed Raji (SAN) applied to the court for the bail of his client on se... [Full Article...]

National Weather Service Issues Winter Weather Advisory In Advance Of Ice-Glazed Roads

Winds will gust to 30 to 40 miles per hour, with gusts to 50 miles per hour likely along the coast, resulting in blizzard conditions through Tuesday night . Snow will begin Tuesday morning in southern New Hampshire and spread northwards into western ME by noon. The Winter Weather Advisory runs until 1 o'clock Tuesday afternoon. [Full Article...]

In budget, Trump puts military over diplomacy

The program would allow for businesses to determine whether new employees are eligible to work in the country. The president's fiscal 2017 plan also includes $5 billion in new funding for overseas contingency operations, including $1.4 billion for Defense Department needs in Iraq and Syria and $1.1 billion for ongoing security operations in Afghanistan. [Full Article...]


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