• Trump Picks Strategy To Counter Russia Storyline: Blame Susan Rice
Trump Picks Strategy To Counter Russia Storyline: Blame Susan Rice

He declined to say if he had personally reviewed new intelligence to bolster his claim but pledged to explain himself "at the right time ". Rice has said asking intelligence officials for the identities of Americans listed in reports in order to better understand them is a "longstanding, established process" and told MSNBC Tuesday that alleg...

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  • Airstrikes on Syria might also send message to North Korea
Airstrikes on Syria might also send message to North Korea

The missile, apparently a new medium-range type, was launched from North Korea's eastern coastal city of Sinpo, South Hamgyong Province, toward the northeast around 6:42 a.m. Kim, the dictator, has been hinting that an intercontinental ballistic missile test or something similar could be coming, possibly as soon as April 15, the 105th birthday of N...

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  • Tillerson Says Destroying ISIS Still 'First Priority' In Syria
Tillerson Says Destroying ISIS Still 'First Priority' In Syria

So, has the policy changed? On CBS News' " Face the Nation ", Tillerson also said that the first priority for the US remains defeating Islamic State. "This strike was limited, but it had a clear strategic objective, which was the destruction or degrading of a key airbase installation that is used in these chemical attacks".

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  • Venezuelans pour into Caracas streets in anti-Maduro protest
Venezuelans pour into Caracas streets in anti-Maduro protest

Venezuelan authorities on Friday banned a top opposition leader from public office for 15 years, the latest move in an increasingly tense power struggle in the crisis-hit country. Human rights groups say Venezuela is holding more than 100 political prisoners. - MIGUEL HENRIQUE OTERO: The editor of El Nacional, the last remaining national newspa...

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  • Dallas looking at why emergency sirens sounded in error
Dallas looking at why emergency sirens sounded in error

City spokeswoman Sana Syed said Saturday that investigators believe the hack came from the Dallas area. The city was forced to manually shut down the siren system, which is typically only used during weather emergencies such as a tornado threat.

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  • North Korea fires ballistic missile off east coast
North Korea fires ballistic missile off east coast

And in a seemingly terse statement, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said, "North Korea launched yet another intermediate range ballistic missile. We have no further comment ", he said in a statement. A North Korean flag, center, is displayed during 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey Women's World Championship Division II Group A game at Kwandong Hockey Cente...

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  • EU expands sanctions against North Korea
EU expands sanctions against North Korea

Abe also told reporters at his official residence that he was watching to see how China would respond to Pyongyang after President Xi Jinping meets with Trump at the U.S. North Korea's accelerated weapons testing schedule is likely to be high on the agenda, with the US administration previously claiming that military options and secondary finan...

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  • McConnell reaches out to Romney about possible Senate bid
McConnell reaches out to Romney about possible Senate bid

Perry said that "demonstrates what many in Utah already believe, and that is he has one more big thing in him" and is willing to consider an open Senate seat should Hatch choose to end what will be a 42-year career. It makes sense. Yes, Romney was born in MI and the only public office he's held was governor of MA, a job he left just over a decade...

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  • Kushner hasn't yet detailed foreign contacts for security clearance
Kushner hasn't yet detailed foreign contacts for security clearance

Kushner's lawyer Jamie Gorelick told the New York Times the omission was "an error". While Bannon declined to comment for this piece, Bannon allies inside and outside the White House say he is "disappointed" and blames Kushner, in part, for some of the damaging leaks about him.

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  • Putin: Criticism of Russia protest arrests is 'interference'
Putin: Criticism of Russia protest arrests is 'interference'

Asked by a moderator if Finland was willing to host a summit of Arctic nations' leaders that for the 1st time brings together Putin and Trump, Finnish President Sauli Niinisto said that it would be honored to do so. Putin said such meetings were normal. "We aren't obstructing it, just the opposite, we are helping it", he said. Deripaska has de...

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  • Liverpool concedes late to draw 2-2 against Bournemouth
Liverpool concedes late to draw 2-2 against Bournemouth

He played really well. "We could have closed the game in one moment, but we didn't, we left it open". "And then a second ball after a set-piece and that made me almost vomit, actually", Klopp continued, speaking for most supporters when describing the equalizer in the 87th minute.

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  • Russian Federation launches court bid to ban Jehovah's Witnesses
Russian Federation launches court bid to ban Jehovah's Witnesses

The Russian government, under the authority of their extremism law, has harassed the religious group. A representative for the ministry asserted that the Jehovah's Witnesses promoted the idea of their exceptionalism and supremacy over other religions, which similarly violated anti-extremism legislation.

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  • Notable Runners Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ:PLUG), TJX Companies Inc (NYSE:TJX)
Notable Runners Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ:PLUG), TJX Companies Inc (NYSE:TJX)

Hudson Bay Capital Management Lp owns $14.1 million in Plug Power Inc., which represents roughly 5.51% of the company's market cap and approximately 21.05% of the institutional ownership. Stock is now moving with a positive distance from the 200 day simple moving average of approximately 56.05%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 87....

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  • European Union tells Israel to stop demolition of homes in Area C
European Union tells Israel to stop demolition of homes in Area C

Russian Federation said that just as it believes eastern Jerusalem is the capital of a future Palestinian state, it views the western half of the city as the capital of Israel . Al-Ayyam reported Israeli forces detained 18 Palestinians during multiple predawn raids across a number of West Bank districts. Most of the Palestinians killed wer...

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  • Sanders: Prioritizing Jobs Over Climate Change Is 'Stupid and Dangerous'
Sanders: Prioritizing Jobs Over Climate Change Is 'Stupid and Dangerous'

In 2015, natural gas surpassed coal for use in electricity generation. In 2008 there were 88,000 coal miners in the United States, according to the U.S. But the plan wasn't fully implemented: States including Florida sued and the plan was tied up in court. Environmentalists say Trump's actions will put the U.S.at a competitive disadvant...

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  • Pentagon responds to criticism over civilian deaths in Mosul blast
Pentagon responds to criticism over civilian deaths in Mosul blast

A person familiar with a Wednesday phone call between President Donald Trump and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi, said the Iraqi premier did raise the subject of the strike and civilian deaths. USA -backed forces are attempting to push IS fighters out of west Mosul after having liberated the less-populated eastern part of Iraq's second-larges...

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  • US Fed set to shrink balance sheet
US Fed set to shrink balance sheet

At the March 14-15 meeting, FOMC members voted at the meeting to raise interest rates a quarter-point while projecting two further rate hikes this year. Before the release of the minutes, Fed funds futures put the odds of a rate hike in June at more than 63.4 per cent. " ... some participants and their business contacts saw downside risks to labor ...

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  • British PM arrives in Saudi Arabia on mission to boost ties
British PM arrives in Saudi Arabia on mission to boost ties

Qatar, for example, announced plans last month to invest £5 billion ($6.23 billion/5.8 billion euros) in Britain within five years. Saudi Arabia has bought more than $5 billion (4.7 billion euros) worth of arms from the United States and Britain, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute think tank.

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  • Delhi Congress releases second list of candidates
Delhi Congress releases second list of candidates

Former Member Legislative Assembly (MLA) of Congress from Delhi Amrish Singh Gautam said on Monday he quit the Congress to save his self-respect. Lamenting over the allegations made by Walia, Upadhyay further said that the former is one of the stalwarts of the party, adding that the allegations must be serious which made him to quit the party.

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  • Japan envoy recalled over statue flap to return to S. Korea
Japan envoy recalled over statue flap to return to S. Korea

Japan argued that the statue, installed by a private-sector group, went against the spirit of the December 2015 bilateral agreement that was to have been the "final, irreversible resolution" of the issue concerning Korean women forced to provide sex to Japanese soldiers before and during World War II.

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