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Page Referred to Himself as 'Advisor' to Kremlin Staff in 2013 Letter Page Referred to Himself as 'Advisor' to Kremlin Staff in 2013 Letter
- February 08, 2018

Trump's defenders argue that he was simply a low-level consultant to the campaign who has overstated his role as an adviser as well as his Russian contacts. "The math on that... the 19 percent had a market value of about 11 billion dollars, so if you think I am going to get paid off some way... that seems like a pretty... (more...)
Three Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in West Bank Three Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in West Bank
- February 08, 2018

A Palestinian man was killed Tuesday night during clashes between Palestinian demonstrators and Israeli soldiers in the northern West Bank city of Nablus , Palestinian medics said. Ben-Gal was buried on Tuesday in the Har Bracha settlement where he lived. The attackers also erected barricades and fired live ammunition at the forces, according to an IDF spokesperson. (more...)
North Korea says USA will make FIRST STRIKE in nuclear apocalypse warning North Korea says USA will make FIRST STRIKE in nuclear apocalypse warning
- February 08, 2018

In retaliation to Wood's words, North Korea said the U.S. was planning a "pre-emptive strike" and worsening the situation by shoring up "large nuclear assets" in South Korea. But recent weeks have seen a thaw with South Korea, after Pyongyang agreed to send athletes to compete in the Olympic Games opening on February 9 in the south. (more...)
European Union wants to restrict single market access to UK European Union wants to restrict single market access to UK
- February 08, 2018

The UK will only be given "observer" status on "specific agenda points" - and only at the EU's invitation. Retail and wholesale is hardest hit, the government predicts - with costs potentially jumping from 7% to 20%. The differences in opinion on the Brexit end state has led arch-Leavers to call for Hammond to be sacked, and rumours of a planned coup to install Boris Johnson as Prime Minister were reported over the weekend. (more...)
Breaking Silence on Market Moves, Trump Laments Selling on 'Good News' Breaking Silence on Market Moves, Trump Laments Selling on 'Good News'
- February 08, 2018

The fall comes after shares on the NY stock market hit an all-time record last month, but late last week that strong performance was reversed by a big sell-off in shares. It closed that day down 1,175 points. But there are growing concerns about inflation, and the Federal Reserve is expected to continue raising interest rates, moves that would likely impact investor appetite for stocks . (more...)
United Nations chief hails reduction of US, Russian strategic nuclear forces United Nations chief hails reduction of US, Russian strategic nuclear forces
- February 08, 2018

The United States hasn't publicized specifics about Russia's treaty violation, but outside experts think the Pentagon is referring to Russia's alleged deployment of an SSC-8 ground-launched cruise missile. Such a weapon existed for years but was withdrawn from active service by the administration of President George H.W. Bush in the early 1990s and retired by the Obama administration. (more...)
Melania meets children at Ohio Hospital Melania meets children at Ohio Hospital
- February 07, 2018

I mean, yeah, I guess, why not?" "It's awesome what people with good ideas can do", he said. "Wait until you see GDP over the next year or two. Wait til you see what we're going to do". "He's your president. Accept it!" shouted counter-protesters. Trump told workers at the factory the Republican tax overhaul "set off" a wave of favorable economic news. (more...)
Occupy Hong Kong activists win court appeal against jail sentences Occupy Hong Kong activists win court appeal against jail sentences
- February 07, 2018

Courts will take a stricter view if offenders "cross the line of acceptability, including acts of incitement, particularly so if violence is involved", said Geoffrey Ma, chief justice of the Court of Final Appeal. "The government is using this case to see how far it can go in pursuing political prosecutions, and it will inform their strategy going forward". Last week, a group of United States lawmakers nominated Wong, Law and Chow for the Nobel Peace Prize, sparking criticism from the Hong ... (more...)
Milwaukee acquires Tyler Zeller from Nets for Rashad Vaughn, future 2nd-rounder Milwaukee acquires Tyler Zeller from Nets for Rashad Vaughn, future 2nd-rounder
- February 07, 2018

The Bucks have added depth in the center position with the addition of Zeller. Tyler Zeller's stint with Brooklyn has come to a quick end. Let's take a look at his college and National Basketball Association careers, along with his offense and defense to help you get up to speed. (more...)
Child safe, suspect wanted in connection to viral child pornography investigation Child safe, suspect wanted in connection to viral child pornography investigation
- February 07, 2018

Police say a video showing a child being sexually abused or assaulted by an adult is circulating on Facebook, in posts saying the video needs to "go viral" to help identify the child. Alabama Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force say Moore will be transported to the Elmore County Detention Facility Tuesday evening. If you are already a Facebook friend with someone and you receive a friend request from that person, do not accept it, unless your friend has contacted you to tell you they ... (more...)
Women's vote: Rudd claims pardoning suffragettes is Women's vote: Rudd claims pardoning suffragettes is "complicated"
- February 07, 2018

A bundle of these posters, delivered to Cambridge, survived to be rediscovered 106 years later in 2016. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May will warn that social media abuse is threatening democracy in a speech to mark the centenary of the Representation of the People Act , which gave some women the right to vote. (more...)
Kenya police tear gas protesters over close of 4 TV stations Kenya police tear gas protesters over close of 4 TV stations
- February 07, 2018

The government suspended all four stations on January 30 after they announced plans to air the symbolic "swearing in" of opposition leader Raila Odinga, which took place later the same day. Two other opposition lawmakers were also arrested and later released for their involvement in the ceremony. Witness Carlos Ouma said a county revenue collector was killed by a stray bullet after police fired into the air to disperse demonstrators in nearby Ahero, Miguna's home town. (more...)
Turkish soldier killed setting up military post in northwest Syria Turkish soldier killed setting up military post in northwest Syria
- February 07, 2018

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported that "massacres" in Idlib and its countryside have claimed 240 casualties during about 45 days of intensive shelling in the province. Haley said the Assad regime must immediately stop using chemical weapons. France last month blacklisted companies and nationals it said had links to Syria's alleged chemical weapons programme. (more...)
China prepares fresh ICO rules, eyes overseas platforms China prepares fresh ICO rules, eyes overseas platforms
- February 07, 2018

This is widely believed to mean that the country will be looking to raise its notorious "Great Firewall of China" on any crypto-related website. Now, according to local media, China will block access to domestic and foreign services " to prevent financial risk ". (more...)
Steve Bannon will not testify before House committee in Russian Federation probe Steve Bannon will not testify before House committee in Russian Federation probe
- February 07, 2018

Last time, Bannon declared he would not answer questions about his time in the White House. Mr. Bannon had a very public fall from grace early this year after being quoted extensively in Michael Wolff's tell-all book "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" and has thus far had a return interview with the House Intelligence committee pushed back three times. (more...)
Indians Cautioned Against Traveling to Maldives Amid Growing Political Crisis Indians Cautioned Against Traveling to Maldives Amid Growing Political Crisis
- February 07, 2018

His estranged half-brother, former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom , who has sided with the opposition, was also detained in the early hours of Tuesday. The Supreme Court ruled that the political leaders' guilty verdicts had been politically influenced. Mohamed Nasheed asked India to help release prisoners and the USA to curb leaders' financial transactions. (more...)
Two killed, over 100 injured in Taiwan quake Two killed, over 100 injured in Taiwan quake
- February 07, 2018

The high-rise Marshal Hotel caved-in, and 116 people were evacuated from the 11-story building after the bottom three floors were crushed, firefighters told Taiwan's state-owned Central News Agency . So far, there are no reports of any casualties. Rescue workers estimated the building contained more than 80 households. The highway from Suao to Hualien was temporarily closed. (more...)
'Westworld' Season 2: Watch the chilling first trailer 'Westworld' Season 2: Watch the chilling first trailer
- February 07, 2018

When you enter the Westworld viral site , you get a look at the overview, but the experience page shows Westworld , a blurry view of the second world and others that are not open to the public. This means that not all of it will appear in the actual season two episodes. We built this world together. For one, fans can expect a total of 10 episodes from the new season. (more...)
No-deal Brexit 'could harm EU the most' No-deal Brexit 'could harm EU the most'
- February 07, 2018

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said it's "right" to be concerned that the border question in Brexit talks remains to be fully settled, issuing a veiled warning to Britain that a resolution is needed before talks move to trade. "Moreover, there is an extant proposal from the EU which could be a good starting point for UK-EU mutual recognition ". In what No 10 clearly thought would be a move popular with some elements of the party and some newspapers, Mrs May told journalists on the RAF ... (more...)
Israel, Egypt are 'covert allies' in war on Sinai jihadists Israel, Egypt are 'covert allies' in war on Sinai jihadists
- February 06, 2018

Egyptian Army spokesperson Col. Ta'amar Afrahi told a Cairo newspaper that Egypt alone was responsible for the security of Sinai, and was fighting terrorism there without the help of any other country. The report said the need for secrecy is so great that only a small number of military and intelligence officers know about it. Their collaboration in the North Sinai is the most dramatic evidence yet of a quiet reconfiguration of the politics of the region. (more...)
Samsung scion Lee walks free Samsung scion Lee walks free
- February 06, 2018

The special counsel accused Lee of offering or promising 43.3 billion won to Park and Choi in the name of sponsoring the equestrian training of Choi's 22-year-old daughter, Chung Yoo-ra, a former dressage rider. The court used its own discretion to suspend the five year jail sentence, despite upholding some of the charges brought against Me Lee. The prosecution demanded a 12-year sentence for Samsung's vice chairman. (more...)
North Korea acquires nuclear tech through Berlin embassy North Korea acquires nuclear tech through Berlin embassy
- February 06, 2018

He added it could be presumed that parts for North Korea's launch programme were acquired "via other markets or underground buyers had acquired them in Germany". "But we can not guarantee that we spot and block each attempt", said Maassen. Outside the compound of the North Korean Embassy in Berlin late a year ago. (more...)
Telugu Desam MPs to up the ante in Parliament Telugu Desam MPs to up the ante in Parliament
- February 06, 2018

TDP is BJP's second largest partner in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and both parties had contested the 2014 election in alliance. BJP president called up TDP supremo and Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu and asked him not to take any "tough decisions" . (more...)
Wells Fargo's Rehab Requires Change at the Top Wells Fargo's Rehab Requires Change at the Top
- February 06, 2018

After her last day at the Fed on Friday, she will start a new job Monday at the Brookings Institution . "Although many hoped that she'd get a second term as Fed chair, we at Brookings are very pleased to have her join our team", wrote David Wessel, the director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at Brookings. (more...)
The dominant sector of the British economy is slowing down 'sharply' The dominant sector of the British economy is slowing down 'sharply'
- February 06, 2018

So they will be heartened to see an index measuring prices charged leapt to 54.8 from December's 53.2, its highest since April 2011.Higher energy prices proved a drag on retail sales across the bloc in December, which slipped 1.1 per cent month-on-month. (more...)

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