• Senate committee passes bill that would protect Mueller
Senate committee passes bill that would protect Mueller

Richard Durbin, D-Ill., said after the vote . Republican opponents of the measure said that while they supported the independence of the Mueller investigation, they found the bill unconstitutional because it limits the president's executive authority.

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  • World needs to be 'careful' about Korean peace deal, says Canadian minister
World needs to be 'careful' about Korean peace deal, says Canadian minister

To that end, he could be attempting to draw Mr. Trump into a repeat of the mistakes that Presidents Clinton and George W. Bush made that rewarded the North for promises of denuclearization that never materialized. With the focus now shifting to the meeting between Trump and Kim, he warned that a breakdown of the talks could mean a return to a ten...

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  • Linebacker in hand, Titans hold 2 picks for 2nd day of draft
Linebacker in hand, Titans hold 2 picks for 2nd day of draft

BC-FBN-Draft-Redskins Second Day, 144 Redskins could look to help run game on Day 2 of National Football League draftAP Photo CBS166Eds: APNewsNow. "I know he didn't have a lot of sacks a year ago (one), but he can disrupt the passing game".

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  • Trump campaign contact admits to Kremlin ties
Trump campaign contact admits to Kremlin ties

But according to The Times, Veselnitskaya told NBC News in an interview set to air Friday that she had been "actively communicating with the office of the Russian prosecutor general" since 2013 . "It quickly became clear that she had no meaningful information", the president's son said in a statement a year ago, adding that Veselnitskaya wanted to...

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  • Colorado governor says he'll push for repayment
Colorado governor says he'll push for repayment

The walkouts are the climax of an uprising that began weeks ago with the grass-roots #RedforEd movement that spread from West Virginia , Oklahoma and Kentucky . Arizona Education Association President Joe Thomas addressed the educators Friday, telling them they may need to come back Monday to keep the pressure on lawmakers and Ducey as they ...

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  • Donald Trump to 'meet the Queen' during United Kingdom visit
Donald Trump to 'meet the Queen' during United Kingdom visit

Despite the looming threats of protest , US ambassador to Britain Woody Johnson insists that President Trump is "very thick-skinned" and can handle the tough crowds. Johnson also denied that having a working visit instead of a state visit was a snub. However, it will not fall into the category of a state visit.

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  • China stabbings: Seven students killed in Shaanxi
China stabbings: Seven students killed in Shaanxi

Two boys and five girls were among the dead, while three boys and nine girls were injured and are being treated at a hospital. Their exact ages have not been given but reports suggest they may be middle school children, which would make them aged 12 to 15.

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  • 02:44UK Interior Minister Resists Calls to Resign Over Migrant Deportation Policy
02:44UK Interior Minister Resists Calls to Resign Over Migrant Deportation Policy

The furore has shone a light on the department's "hostile environment" policy towards migrants which she inherited from her predecessor, Theresa May. The internal Home Office document emerged a day after Ms Rudd told the Commons that she had not been informed about immigration targets.

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  • Children Killed In History's Largest Mass Sacrifice Unearthed In Peru
Children Killed In History's Largest Mass Sacrifice Unearthed In Peru

The Chimu civilization extended along the Peruvian coast to where Ecuador begins, with its empire brought down by the Incas in around 1475, just a few decades after the sacrifice at Las Llamas. The area used to be the capital of the Chimu Empire, which forged the second largest empire in the history of the ancient Andes between the 12th and 15th ...

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  • TX couple accused of enslaving girl for 16 years
TX couple accused of enslaving girl for 16 years

Attorneys for the couple rejected accusations that they brought a girl from their native Guinea in West Africa into their Southlake home and forced her to do the cleaning, cooking, laundry and yard work - without paying her - for 16 years. The complaint says the girl was between five and 14 years old when she was brought here, but she is now believ...

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  • Israeli teenagers killed in Dead Sea flash flood
Israeli teenagers killed in Dead Sea flash flood

The group was unable to escape the narrow canyon, hedged in by steep rock walls, when the floods hit. Israeli media on Friday morning broadcast photos of the ten killed, nine girls and a boy, most of whose funerals are expected during the day.

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  • Paul Ryan forces out House priest because he 'aligned with Democrats'
Paul Ryan forces out House priest because he 'aligned with Democrats'

No one said Paul Ryan was going to finish on a high note. "Again, I had never heard that before". Ryan, who is also Catholic, has appointed Rep. Doug Collins , R-Ga., an Air Force Reserve chaplain, as well as Reps. Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) wants to know why Reverend Patrick J. Conroy was summarily removed from his post as chaplain of the ...

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  • European Union members back ban on insecticides to protect honey bees
European Union members back ban on insecticides to protect honey bees

Bayer and another pesticide company have already challenged the EU's existing restrictions on neonicotinoids that were enacted in 2013 . A report from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) found that the neonicotinoids were a serious threat to bees, no matter where or how they were used.

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  • DGCA to probe snag hit flight carrying Rahul Gandhi
DGCA to probe snag hit flight carrying Rahul Gandhi

With voting scheduled for 12th May and nomination phase over; political parties are focusing on their respective manifestos. The Karnataka BJP , however, took to Twitter to hit back at the Congress. "It is neither sung in their office nor in the RSS headquarters", Mr Shukla said. "You have our support", Gandhi said. "The flight took off at aro...

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  • Comey: Release of Trump memos not a 'leak'
Comey: Release of Trump memos not a 'leak'

The IG has reportedly said that two of the memos contained classified information at the time Comey leaked them past year, according to The Wall Street Journal . It's the AMERICAN PEOPLE'S Justice Department. The president is not wrong. Comey said: "I hope he didn't mean that he is going to decide by executive fiat to direct the actions of wha...

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  • Several Winter Olympians Choose to Skip White House Visit
Several Winter Olympians Choose to Skip White House Visit

Dozens of athletes sported their athletic jerseys and medals outside the White House, as Mr. Trump - accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence - called them "total winners". "And I said, "I'm not going to that" and they were like, 'Yeah, most of the athletes aren't". "In lieu of going to DC, I have donated to a few of my favorite causes".

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  • WH Finds No Evidence Ronny Jackson 'Wrecked' Car — WashPost
WH Finds No Evidence Ronny Jackson 'Wrecked' Car — WashPost

President Donald Trump came up with an admiring label for Dr. Ronny Jackson has been called "candy man" for the way he dispensed drugs - terming his now-defunct Veterans Affairs secretary nominee an 'American hero'. Jon Tester of Montana, for a barrage of criticisms against Jackson. It was unclear whether his nomination would have succeeded if...

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  • New US envoy Pompeo tackles North Atlantic Treaty Organisation on spending, Russian Federation
New US envoy Pompeo tackles North Atlantic Treaty Organisation on spending, Russian Federation

To support increased spending, Pompeo will stress the threat posed by Russian Federation, which a senior USA official said has "demonstrated its ability to threaten, coerce, undermine, and even invade its neighbours". "There was consensus on Russian aggression, the scale of Russian aggression and this being a problem that requires a response", the ...

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  • Govt Stats: UK Knife Crime Highest on Record
Govt Stats: UK Knife Crime Highest on Record

Almost 40,000 offences involving a knife were recorded by police in the year ending December 2017, a rise of 22 percent. Alexa Bradley, who focuses on Crime Statistics and Analysis for the ONS, said that most crime remains stable compared to the peak seen in the mid-1990s.

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  • Windrush generation to get United Kingdom citizenship papers free
Windrush generation to get United Kingdom citizenship papers free

The fees and the documentation had been particularly hard to provide, she said, and she was "so happy" with this move - but still felt annoyed by the saga. The Home Secretary was urged by the SNP to scrap the Prime Minister's hostile environment policy and "unrealistic" immigration targets - which include reducing annual net immigration below 100...

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