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Head of USA intelligence inquiry refuses to step aside

Head of USA intelligence inquiry refuses to step aside Jeremy Bash, the former chief of staff at Defense Department and Central Intelligence Agency under Obama, said Nunes concocted the stunt to shut down the testimony of Yates - who Trump fired for refusing to enforce his travel ban, and after she expressed concern about former national security adviser Michael Flynn's communications with the Russian ambassador. [Full Article...]

Goodwin: Failed Health Care Bill Proof Bipartisanship Is Dead

The failed GOP bill, which party leaders withdrew shortly before a House vote that was doomed to failure, would have repealed much of former President Barack Obama's health care law. "If the bill was so good, why did only 17% of the country like it?" Paul appeared Wednesday on Fox News to talk about the recent GOP repeal effort, and his comments over the past few weeks disparaging the presid... [Full Article...]

Top Senate Democrat promises to block Trump's high court pick

Top Senate Democrat promises to block Trump's high court pick He said that it's "pretty clear" Schumer won't vote for Gorsuch for political reasons. Currently, Republicans hold control of the Senate with 52 seats to the Democrats 46 ( Angus King of ME and Bernie Sanders of Vermont listed as Independent), however they would need to pick up at least 8 more votes to overrule and end the filibuster which that was threatened by the Senator from NY. [Full Article...]

Lawyer Says White House Stopped Yates Testimony

Lawyer Says White House Stopped Yates Testimony This week's hearing at which Yates was expected to testify has been canceled . The White House called the Post story "entirely false". However, others have called for a full public inquiry or a special prosecutor to be appointed, believing that a non-congressional hearing is the only way to undertake a full review into Russia's interference in the election, which is likely to include an inv... [Full Article...]

Spicer Tells Reporter He Is Interpreting Yates Letter in 'Plain English'

Spicer Tells Reporter He Is Interpreting Yates Letter in 'Plain English' Flynn later lied about the nature of the conversations with Vice President Mike Pence and Flynn was let go when that contradiction was found out. Sergey Kislyak in the days before Trump took office. Yates was sacked by President Trump early in his administration for ordering the Justice Department to not defend his Muslim ban executive order in court. [Full Article...]

United Nations investigators found dead in Congo

United Nations investigators found dead in Congo The brief police statement said police and prosecutors in Sweden were cooperating with the investigation. "MONUSCO trusts that the authorities of the DRC will conduct a thorough investigation into their death and the United Nations stands ready to provide the support necessary to ensure that justice is done", Mr Sidikou added. [Full Article...]

Ex-Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev

Voronenkov's bodyguard and the gunman were both injured in the shootout and were being treated in hospital, Mr Kryshchenko said, adding that the gunman's identity had yet to be established. Denis Voronekov was killed outside the Kyiv Premier Palace hotel in Kiev at noon on Thursday, the city's police chief Andriy Kryshchenko said. The patch of the pavement by the door where he died had been wash... [Full Article...]

Attorney to probe mental illness in Vegas bus shooting case

Attorney to probe mental illness in Vegas bus shooting case He said he rode the bus for about 3 miles down the Strip. Bus security video systems are equipped to record sound. Rolando Cardenas, 55 years old, was charged with open murder with use of a firearm, attempted murder with use of a firearm, burglary while in possession of a firearm and discharging a gun within a vehicle, according to a news release issued by police on Sunday. [Full Article...]

In unanimous decision, Supreme Court raises bar for special education

Gorsuch's confirmation hearing for the U.S. Supreme Court saw further vigorous debate over a 2008 special education ruling by him and a decision a day earlier by the high court. He added that there should also be deference to school officials. "For children with disabilities, receiving instruction that aims so low would be tantamount to 'sitting idly ... [Full Article...]

Devin Nunes Cancels House Intelligence Committee Meetings Amid Growing Questions

Devin Nunes Cancels House Intelligence Committee Meetings Amid Growing Questions Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) last week. Schiff said Nunes' connections to the White House have raised insurmountable public doubts about whether the committee can credibly investigate the president's campaign associates. "Requiring Ms. Yates to refuse to provide such information is particularly untenable given that multiple senior administration officials have publicly described the same events". [Full Article...]

Hong Kong police arrest more 2014 democracy protest leaders

Protesters also made their way into the vote-counting venue, their yellow placards in contrast with the red Chinese flags waved fervently by the opposing pro-establishment supporters in the public gallery. She was also mocked for a lack of common sense after an anecdote related to reporters - about a late-night hunt for toilet paper - revealed she didn't know where to buy essentials in a city pack... [Full Article...]

Nunes: House intel committee invites Comey to testify

Nunes is facing growing calls to step away from the panel's Russian Federation investigation as revelations about a secret source meeting on White House grounds raised questions about his and the panel's independence. "I've been around for quite a while and I never heard of any such thing", McCain said. Nunes could have gone straight to Trump to warn him of information. [Full Article...]

Mourinho 'desperate' to bring title to Manchester United

Mourinho 'desperate' to bring title to Manchester United The things about English football is the tribalism. " It adds to the CV so I think we've got a good opportunity ". The £89million signing picked up a hamstring strain before the global break in United's Europa League win over FC Rostov. [Full Article...]

GST Rates Will Have No Inflationary Impact: Jaitley

GST Rates Will Have No Inflationary Impact: Jaitley He alleged that the new legislation will lead to tax distortion between the State and Central tax administration. He said that the nature of economic activity today is changing and the objective of GST is to have "free flow of goods and services pan-India, with one tax and one interface with one assessing officer". [Full Article...]

Police arrest 2 more in connection with Westminster attack

Rowley said a total of 10 people have been detained, including one woman was released on bail. Authorities have carried out at least 21 searches and seized more than 2,700 items including "massive of amounts of computer data". Police and the security services now face serious questions about what they previously knew about the British Muslim convert, who had a string of criminal convictions for as... [Full Article...]

Zionist occupation forces kill Palestinian woman in Al-Quds

Rosenfeld later said the woman had used scissors and police video footage showed two still images of her standing behind a police barrier facing officers and brandishing a sharp object. Ali was later charged with manslaughter, with prosecutors saying his erratic driving made officers shoot. At least 241 Palestinians have been killed in Israel and the Palestinian Territories in a period of sporad... [Full Article...]

New Zealand In Free-Trade Push Ahead Of China Premier Li Visit

But it reckons that Australian economic dependence on China could grow to the point where Canberra must give some thought to Beijing's position on other matters. China and Australia signed a clutch of agreements on Friday, including boosting two-way agricultural trade and on infrastructure cooperation. It will mark the first competition game to be played in China for points and will be played ... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court Clarifies FAPE Standard in Endrew F. Case

Supporters of the ruling say it's "Epic". Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch was grilled about LGBT rights during his confirmation hearings this week, and while the U.S. Scheduled to testify at Gorsuch's hearing later this week is Jeff Perkins, the father of the child with autism whom Gorsuch ruled against in the 2008 case. [Full Article...]

FX Focus: Pound surges as Brexit process begins

FX Focus: Pound surges as Brexit process begins He said Britain had decided that it would leave the bloc - but "the issue of how we will leave, and the democratic checks and balances along the process of the negotiations, remains unresolved". The two sides now have until March 2019 to agree on a divorce settlement and - if possible - establish a new relationship between Britain, the world's fifth-largest economy, and the European Union, a vast ... [Full Article...]

Wyden wants review of Russia-Trump relationships

Wyden wants review of Russia-Trump relationships More than provide an update into the status of the investigation in the upper chamber, Wednesday's press conference was meant to assuage concerns that partisan rifts on the other side of the Capitol had undermined Congress' work. His committee is investigating leaks of classified information, including those that precipitated Flynn's resignation, as part of its Russian Federation probe. [Full Article...]

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