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And it includes bringing Mueller himself before his committee. "Are you prepared to take the administration to court?" "We are going to share this information with the public", Schiff said. Barr, who was confirmed to office February 14, has said he plans to provide as much transparency as possible, though he has stopped short of committing to a full release of the document.
  • British Prince Harry attends activities aimed at supporting disadvantaged children in Morocco

    British Prince Harry attends activities aimed at supporting disadvantaged children in Morocco

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    Former Suits star Meghan has been photographed throughout her career as an actress and even more so now she is a member of the Royal Family - but we're not surprised she is nervous of the limelight at times. The couple will then travel to Rabat airport where they will catch their flight back to London later this afternoon. Issuing a clarion call to feminists, Meghan told a group of female executives and entrepreneurs that women around the world need to push the boundaries to advance ...
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    Hooray! "Substantial" Progress With China (Just Don't Ask Where) - Mish Talk

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    In his Sunday tweet , President Trump also said he looks forward to a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at his Mar-A-Lago resort in Florida next month to conclude a trade agreement. At the White House event with governors on Sunday, Trump said Lighthizer was doing a "fantastic" job. Chinese negotiators said the talks made progress on technology transfer, protection of intellectual property rights and non-tariff barriers, according to the official Xinhua News Agency .
  • Cardinal George Pell found guilty of raping choirboy

    Cardinal George Pell found guilty of raping choirboy

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    The jury convicted Pell of abusing two 13-year-old boys whom he had caught swigging sacramental wine in a rear room of Melbourne's St. Patrick's Cathedral in 1996 when he was archbishop. Pell had said in a 2016 police interview, which was read in part to the jury, that, "The allegations are a product of fantasy". During his trial, defence lawyers ridiculed the charges against him, arguing that the cathedral sacristy was a hive of activity following Sunday mass and that it would have been ...
  • Video captures frozen tsunami along Niagara River

    Video captures frozen tsunami along Niagara River

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    On the Hoover Beach area in Hamburg, some residents took part in voluntary evacuations because of the ice tsunami. "An incredible sight along the Niagara River in Fort Erie as strong winds from today's storm have pushed hundreds of chunks of ice on shore over barriers", wrote Cody Law, tweeting from Ontario.
  • Analysts urge caution over hopes for US-China trade solution

    Analysts urge caution over hopes for US-China trade solution

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    Financial markets around the world jumped after Trump first signalled the easing of trade tensions on Twitter late on Sunday, saying that "substantial progress " had been made in talks between the USA and China. In a tweet posted while he was en route to Hanoi on Monday, Trump said the China deal was in "advanced stages". -China high level talks that took place in Washington .
  • Forest department working on evicting illegal dwellers

    Forest department working on evicting illegal dwellers

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    The top court, in its order, has asked the chief secretaries of the states concerned to file affidavits stating whether those against whom the rejection orders were passed, have been evicted or not and if not, the reasons for the same. Even today, several forest rights claims are delayed, rejected or granted with added conditions in the state, especially in terms of movement of minor forest produce.
  • Iran's foreign minister Zarif announces his resignation on his Instagram page

    Iran's foreign minister Zarif announces his resignation on his Instagram page

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    Iran Minister of Foreign Affairs Javad Zarif, one of the top officials involved in the rogue nation's controversial 2015 nuclear deal , announced his resignation Monday after five-and-a-half years in the position. Since taking charge of Iran's nuclear talks with major powers in late 2013, Zarif has been summoned to the parliament several times by hard-line lawmakers to explain about the negotiations.
  • Saudi Arabia appoints first female ambassador

    Saudi Arabia appoints first female ambassador

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    Princess Reema, whose father Bandar bin Sultan al-Saud held the post from 1983 until 2005, grew up in the United States and Saudi Arabia , and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in museum studies from George Washington University. I have had constructive discussions with King Salman of Saudi Arabia, the Amir of Kuwait, Prime Minister Hariri of Lebanon and others, on issues such as migration, the crises in Yemen and Syria, instability in Libya, the evolving threat from Daesh, and the Middle ...
  • Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Announces He Is Resigning

    Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Announces He Is Resigning

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    I sincerely apologize for the incapacity to continue serving and all the shortcomings during the service. No other official commented on the foreign minister's resignation thus far according to Newsweek . Since then Mr Trump's administration has reimposed harsh economic sanctions that were lifted under the deal. According to Parsi, Zarif's resignation may be seen as a casualty of Trump's decision to "sabotage" the 2015 nuclear deal , known as the JCPOA, under which Iran agreed to curb its ...
  • Former U.S. security officials to oppose emergency declaration

    Former U.S. security officials to oppose emergency declaration

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    His effort already faces numerous challenges, including multiple lawsuits. In an 11-page letter, former Secretaries of State Madeleine Albright and John Kerry , both Democrats, along with former Republican Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and others, said there was no documented emergency at the US border with Mexico.
  • Anger as Theresa May asks for more time to amend Brexit

    Anger as Theresa May asks for more time to amend Brexit

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    Labour lawmaker Yvette Cooper, one of those behind the move, said it was irresponsible of the government that just a few weeks before Brexit, "we still don't know what kind of Brexit we are going to have and we're not even going to have a vote on it until two weeks before that final deadline".
  • Northern lower MI under Blizzard Warning through Monday

    Northern lower MI under Blizzard Warning through Monday

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    Monday will still be windy, just not as strong with wind gusts up to 45 miles per hour in the morning, subsiding to 30 miles per hour gusts by late afternoon. Moisture is also wrapping around the potent low pressure system over the Great Lakes. A wintry mix and light snow showers will be possible this morning and midday.
  • Second EU Brexit vote right for Labour, says Owen Smith

    Second EU Brexit vote right for Labour, says Owen Smith

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    Without Labour's backing, no such referendum would be possible, and the clock is ticking toward the March 29 deadline when Brexit is supposed to take place. The UK Times reported last week that Corbyn was warned that he could face another spate of resignations from the party if he did not back plans to put the question of Brexit to the public again.
  • Meghan Markle Henna Tattoo Has the Sweetest Meaning Behind It

    Meghan Markle Henna Tattoo Has the Sweetest Meaning Behind It

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    The mom-to-be was joined by A-list guests including Amal Clooney , Serena Williams & Gayle King . During the visit, the duchess was given a traditional Moroccan henna tattoo , which is meant to bring luck to her first child . Thomas and Meghan have had an, er, tumultuous relationship since she became a royal , but it looks Thomas sharing her letter might have been the last straw for Meg.
  • Clergy abuse survivors sound off on Vatican summit

    Clergy abuse survivors sound off on Vatican summit

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    Pope Francis capped a landmark summit with Catholic leaders on Sunday by comparing clergy sex abuse to "human sacrifice" and vowing to confront abusers with "the wrath of God". The Rev. Hans Zollner, one of the conference organizers, said her tearful testimony stopped the bishops cold. During these turbulent times, Bishop Anthony Randazzo says it's a sign of hope for the Church's future in Australia , particularly as it applies a fresh approach to the way priests are trained.
  • Another UK Lawmaker Leaves Labour Party Amid 'Anti-Semitism' Scandal

    Another UK Lawmaker Leaves Labour Party Amid 'Anti-Semitism' Scandal

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    However, the Dudley North MP said he does not plan to join the Independent Group , an alliance of 11 Labour and Tory MPs who have abandoned their parties citing a "failure of British politics". He said Labour could recover ground from the Scottish arm of Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives, led by Ruth Davidson, by offering a second vote and a way out for Scots, most of whom oppose Britain's planned exit from the European Union .
  • Paul Manafort a 'hardened' and 'bold' criminal, Mueller prosecutors tell judge

    Paul Manafort a 'hardened' and 'bold' criminal, Mueller prosecutors tell judge

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    The Mueller report on possible Russian Federation interference in the 2016 presidential campaign is expected to be released soon, although not this week, but the Justice Department is not required to release the document to the public. "We think he has a lot to offer", Schiff said. Mueller's office last week said it agreed with a Justice Department calculation that Manafort should face up to 24 years in prison, after he was found to have violated a plea deal which agreed to a maximum ...
  • May seeks breakthrough on Northern Ireland backstop as meaningful vote delayed

    May seeks breakthrough on Northern Ireland backstop as meaningful vote delayed

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    Without a reworked withdrawal agreement to bring back to MPs, she had promised to table an amendable motion, which would have allowed backbenchers another chance to try to block a no-deal Brexit . Speaking as she attended an EU-League of Arab States summit in Egypt, the PM said: "There's a second part of the negotiations in terms of the future economic partnership, the future security partnership".
  • Afghanistan: UN says record number of civilians killed in 2018

    Afghanistan: UN says record number of civilians killed in 2018

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    High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said. Earlier, Taliban officials and USA negotiators agreed on a draft peace pact on January 26, setting out the withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan within 18 months, potentially ending the longest war the US has ever been involved in.
  • Feinstein Unveils Green Deal Alternative After Kid Confrontation

    Feinstein Unveils Green Deal Alternative After Kid Confrontation

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    During a speech Saturday at the New York Hall of Sciences, Ocasio-Cortez explained that she doesn't "care anymore" about the criticisms . California Senator Diane Feinstein's condescending reaction to a group of schoolchildren brought into her office to plead for her support for the Green New Deal is going viral, provoking an apology and a climate bill of her own.