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White House denies it sought to prevent Yates' testimony

White House denies it sought to prevent Yates' testimony Editor's note at 2:55 p.m. ET: This post has been updated and rewritten with reporting that has come in since it was first published. The missives were posted online and a person familiar with the situation confirmed them as authentic to The Associated Press. [Full Article...]

Police arrest two more over British parliament attack

Police arrest two more over British parliament attack Authorities on Thursday identified a 52-year-old Briton as the man who mowed down pedestrians and stabbed a policeman to death outside Parliament in London , saying he had a long criminal record and once was investigated for extremism - but was not now on a terrorism watch list. [Full Article...]

Strikes to hit French Guiana as tensions paralyze territory

Strikes to hit French Guiana as tensions paralyze territory However, the Collective of 500 Brothers, the group largely behind the protests, has been demanding that the French government send a minister to negotiate with them. " All we have is plundered , it's time to recognize the people of Guiana", a woman at the barricade blocking access to the airport at Cayenne, the capital, told AFP on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Gaza aid worker for Turkey diverted funds to Hamas

Palestinians from neighboring villages, particularly landowners, said they were denied access. How many Jews lived in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco. Any other option, according to Pardo, "harbors a disaster for the Zionist vision". According to a Palestinian news agency, one of the men was killed and the other two were injured. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom to follow Trump with laptop ban on Middle East flights

United Kingdom to follow Trump with laptop ban on Middle East flights But it surely is bad news for passengers, especially those who are in the habit of working on their laptops, use their tablets and kindles during flights. With the order affecting flights from predominantly Muslim nations, the us ban may invite comparisons to Trump's orders barring travel from several Muslim-majority-nations, which have been blocked by courts. [Full Article...]

Ten-year ban on Aadhaar biomentric centre that leaked Dhoni's details

Ten-year ban on Aadhaar biomentric centre that leaked Dhoni's details Earlier on Tuesday, the CSC official Twitter handle had reportedly tweeted a photo of MS Dhoni's Aadhaar application form. The UIDAI crackdown came after Dhoni's wife Sakshi flagged the matter and complained about it to Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, who promised swift action. [Full Article...]

Senate committee to question Jared Kushner over Russian Federation ties

Richard Burr, R-N.C., and Sen. The White House also has acknowledged that Kushner, met with Kislyak at Trump Tower in NY last December. Lawmakers investigating Russia's role head into a defining period with the prospect that the House investigation could stay drama free and a continued push by Trump's supporters to shift the focus from Russian Federation to leaks in the intelligence community.... [Full Article...]

Canadian missing in Maoist zone Sukma

Canadian missing in Maoist zone Sukma According to the information that reached the State capital, a foreign national named John Szlazak, who is reported to be a member of Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), went missing from Singamadugu village in Sukma district, some 450 km south of Raipur. [Full Article...]

Douglas Carswell: UKIP's only MP quits party to become independent

The exit from Ukip comes just weeks after Mr Carswell declared he is " 100 per cent Ukip " despite calls to quit from Tendring councillors. Many of its key figures, including Mr Nuttall and Mr Farage, are MEPs but their terms are set to expire around the time that Britain leaves the EU. [Full Article...]

Bulgarian GERB Party Wins Parliamentary Elections - Preliminary Results

A centre-right, pro-European Union party is the clear victor in Bulgaria's parliamentary elections , near-final results show. A GERB spokeswoman said Borisov, a former fireman and onetime bodyguard to Bulgaria's late communist dictator, would attend the European People's Party congress in Malta on March 29-30 and would only comment on the government on his return. [Full Article...]

2.0 crew attacks journalists in Triplicane

2.0 crew attacks journalists in Triplicane The last leg of shooting for Superstar Rajinikanth-Akshay Kumar starrer "2.0" directed by Shankar is going on near Triplicane and an incident that occurred this morning has resulted in a crew member being arrested by the cops. During the shoot, photographers from leading media outlets tried to capture the shooting spot but an assistant director named Papu and his team allegedly attacked them. [Full Article...]

My support is for no one: Tweets Rajinikanth

My support is for no one: Tweets Rajinikanth Asked about Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's comments that he supports "no one" in the fray for the by-election, she said the meeting between Gangai Amaran and the actor a few days ago was only to seek the latter's "blessings". Jayalalithaa passed away on December 5, 2016. "My support is for no one in the coming elections", the Tamil film icon wrote on his official Twitter page on Thursday morning. [Full Article...]

SC questions government over demonetised currency

SC questions government over demonetised currency Rohatgi said. The bench led by the CJI prima facie seemed to agree with this view. "Parliament through the ordinance gave you the power of choice to extend the window, why did you not give people of other classes a chance", the Chief Justice asked. [Full Article...]

French minister resigns amid probe into jobs for his kids

French minister resigns amid probe into jobs for his kids The French financial prosecutor's office, which handles such cases and which opened an inquiry into Fillon, was not immediately available for a comment concerning Le Roux. After the Le Roux revelations some Socialist Deputies on Tuesday told French media that any member of parliament must be beyond reproach as regards financial activities. [Full Article...]

Karnataka Govt. files review petition in Jayalalithaa DA case

Karnataka Govt. files review petition in Jayalalithaa DA case The state argued that it would be impossible to recover the 100 crore penalty imposed by the court unless she too was held guilty. Last month, the top court had set aside the Karnataka High Court order acquitting the four accused in the case, including Jayalalithaa's close aide VK Sasikala and "restored in toto" the trial court's decision convicting them in the 19-year-old case. [Full Article...]

Did White House Pressure Spike This Week's Russia Hearing?

Did White House Pressure Spike This Week's Russia Hearing? She could have discussed the details about what the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department knew about former national security adviser Michael Flynn's talks with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak , Schiff said. The timing and the context are all very suspicious and many are demanding Nunes recuse himself from the investigation. On Tuesday, she told CNN that Nunes should go farther... [Full Article...]

TNA hails United Nations resolution giving 2 more years to SL

TNA hails United Nations resolution giving 2 more years to SL Baroness Anelay urged the Government of Sri Lanka to provide the leadership required to fully deliver on its commitments, to develop a comprehensive, time-bound implementation strategy, and to give due consideration to the conclusions of the report of the Consultation Task Force on reconciliation mechanisms. [Full Article...]

TDP shocks YSR Cong on home turf of Kadapa

TDP shocks YSR Cong on home turf of Kadapa The biggest shock for the TDP came today in its stronghold East Rayalaseema constituency (Chittoor, Nellore and Prakasam districts), where its TDP-supported candidate, Vasudeva Naidu was defeated by YSRC Party-backed Progressive Democratic Front (PDF) candidate, by 3553 votes. [Full Article...]

Thousands march in London against Brexit

Demonstrators waved European Union flags and banners with slogans questioning the government's Brexit plans going forward.They also observed a minute's silence in memory of the victims of last week's deadly attack which occurred in the heart of London, at the start of the demonstration. [Full Article...]

Damascus' twin bombings leave 43 killed, 129 wounded

Damascus' twin bombings leave 43 killed, 129 wounded Militant groups such as the Islamic State group and the Nusra Front, now known as the Levant Liberation Committee, are not part of those talks. United Nations says two Syrian air raids struck Ain al-Fijeh spring in December, a war crime that left millions without water. [Full Article...]


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