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A new report indicates that former White House top lawyer John Dowd thought about approaching Donald Trump and asking him to give presidential pardons to Michael Flynn and Paul Manafort . Manafort, however, is fighting a string of felony charges of tax evasion, money-laundering and breaking foreign agents registration laws and on Tuesday made a fresh legal bid to have them thrown out of court.
  • Clashes arise at BJP's Ram Navmi rally in Bengal's Purulia, one dead

    Clashes arise at BJP's Ram Navmi rally in Bengal's Purulia, one dead

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    One person was killed and four others injured following clashes between locals and the police during a Ram Navami procession in Beldi village in Purulia, West Bengal, on Sunday, according to several media reports. Visuals from the area display frenzied mobs rushing approximately, their faces tarnished with red. #6. The West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee warned of strong action against those concerned in violence.
  • Venus Beats Konta To Reach Miami Open Quarters

    Venus Beats Konta To Reach Miami Open Quarters

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    The 37-year-old Williams was cruising with a 5-0 lead in the opening set, but she squandered three set points as Bertens, ranked 29th in the world, rallied to take the set 7-5. The Briton now awaits the victor of the match between Venus Williams, the seven-times grand slam champion, and Kiki Bertens, the world No 29 of the Netherlands.
  • Trump talks of bringing Rob Porter back to the White House

    Trump talks of bringing Rob Porter back to the White House

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    Trump speaks to Porter over the phone, and their conversations have increased over the past few weeks, people familiar with the calls told the New York Times . After The Wall Street Journal reported on the payment, Daniels told Cooper that she lied when she signed a statement denying the affair. The abuse allegations against Porter also led to a controversy over the security clearance process in the administration.
  • Labour Party head Jeremy Corbyn accused of siding with anti-Semites

    Labour Party head Jeremy Corbyn accused of siding with anti-Semites

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    This has caused pain and hurt to Jewish members of our Party and to the wider Jewish community in Britain. The hard left Labour leader has been criticised by Ian Austin for defending the controversial artwork, which depicted a group of apparently Jewish businessmen huddled around a Monopoly-style board.
  • Poll shows most French oppose arms sales to Saudi-led Yemen coalition

    Poll shows most French oppose arms sales to Saudi-led Yemen coalition

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    Saudi Arabia and its allies - aided by billions of dollars worth of military equipment from the U.S. and Britain - could stand guilty of war crimes, Amnesty International said on Friday. The situation would have been frightening; much worse and more serious for both Yemen and Saudi Arabia, and would have caused a wider war than the one we have witnessed in the past 36 months.
  • Wes: A good chance of showers for Sunday morning

    Wes: A good chance of showers for Sunday morning

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    The Front Range and eastern plains will wake up to fog and low clouds. TUESDAY: Mostly sunny. High: Near 50. Starting next week on Monday , the rain chances will remain at 20%, but then by Tuesday , the rain chances go up to 30%.
  • China begins anti-dumping probe into United States phenol imports

    China begins anti-dumping probe into United States phenol imports

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    China's initially measured response to last week's announcement of tariffs to the U.S. administrations announcement does appear to offer some hope in terms of a possible stabilisation this week, but sentiment is likely to remain volatile, particularly if Chinese authorities follow up with further large scale measures which target, larger USA corporations like Boeing or Apple.
  • What is the Chipko movement?

    What is the Chipko movement?

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    The trigger for the modern Chipko movement was the growth in development that Uttar Pradesh witnessed following the 1963 China border conflict. To oppose deforestation activities, villagers used to form a group by holding hands and sticking to the trees in order to save them.
  • Trump signs spending bill, blasts Congress

    Trump signs spending bill, blasts Congress

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    Lawmakers had just hours to read the almost 2,200-page bill released Wednesday night. He pledged he would "never sign another bill like this again". Democrats fought against a deal for Dreamers "every single inch of the way", he said. On Friday he took to Twitter to reveal he threatened to veto the bill hours before he signed it, claiming he was concerned with DACA protections.