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It was the second time Manafort was denied moving a trial away from the Washington metropolitan area. He would also likely face a tougher jury pool in politically liberal Washington than he did in the first trial, held in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia.
  • Reality Check: Is President Trump’s Puerto Rico Tweet Accurate?

    Reality Check: Is President Trump’s Puerto Rico Tweet Accurate?

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    Trump then blamed Democrats for the figures, "to make me look as bad as possible". Tapper explained the actual math used to calculate those who were killed. Ros-Lehtinen, who is retiring from Congress after 13 terms says people in the White House need to tell him that "the emperor has no clothes occasionally".
  • Arun Jaitley slams at Mallya for false claim

    Arun Jaitley slams at Mallya for false claim

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    The CBI had initially sought detention of Mallya but later asked the bureau to merely inform it of his movements. "Besides this one sentence exchange where he misused his privilege as a Rajya Sabha Member, in order to further his commercial interest as a bank debtor, there is no question of my having ever given him an appointment to meet me", the Finance Minister said.
  • Russian Federation says joint war games with China will be routine

    Russian Federation says joint war games with China will be routine

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    The week-long war games dubbed "Vostok-2018" (East-2018), "have kicked off" in far eastern Russian Federation and on the Pacific Ocean, the defense ministry said in a statement . Russian Federation will showcase some of its latest military hardware at Vostok-2018, including nuclear-capable Iskander missiles T-90 tanks and Su-35 fighter jets.
  • Pope Francis summons bishops for meeting on protecting minors

    Pope Francis summons bishops for meeting on protecting minors

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    Francis plans to meet on Thursday at the Vatican with Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops , and Cardinal Sean O'Malley, the Pope's top adviser on clergy sex abuse. St. John Paul II made him archbishop of Washington and a cardinal in 2001, presumably because Vatican officials were impressed by his fundraising prowess and considered his past homosexual activity a mere "moral lapse" and not a gross abuse of power, it added.
  • Cardinal Wuerl to discuss possible resignation with Pope Francis

    Cardinal Wuerl to discuss possible resignation with Pope Francis

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    Pope Francis will host a meeting in February of senior bishops from around the globe to discuss "the protection of minors", the Vatican announced on Wednesday. Wuerl had been implicated in a recent Pennsylvania grand jury report on clergy sexual abuse, which claimed that the cardinal had approved transfers for abusing priests instead of removing them from ministry.
  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Australia visit details revealed

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Australia visit details revealed

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    The Duke and Duchess will arrive in Wellington and will visit Abel Tasman National Park, Auckland and Rotorua. While the newly minted Duchess of Sussex is protected by hordes of bodyguards as she goes about her new royal duties, including jet setting trips to Australia and tea with the Queen, her controversial father is in hiding and in fear for his life.
  • Putin defends men accused by Britain in Novichok poisoning

    Putin defends men accused by Britain in Novichok poisoning

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    Putin goes on to claim that his government has "found them" and he sincerely hopes that they'll come forward and tell their side of the story soon. I hope they will come out themselves and speak about themselves. Yulia and Sergei were discovered slumped on a bench in a critical condition - with the nerve agent also poisoning fearless policemen Sgt Nick Bailey, and later residents Charlie Rowley and Dawn Sturgess.
  • Susan Collins mailed 3,000 coat hangers by Brett Kavanaugh foes

    Susan Collins mailed 3,000 coat hangers by Brett Kavanaugh foes

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    Democrats pressed Kavanaugh over several days on the issue of presidential power. Schumer, who is a leader of Democrat's "resistance" to President Trump, is unlikely to approve a Supreme Court nominee from this president under any circumstances, but he told Catsimatidis his three criteria are excellence, moderation, and diversity - of which Kavanaugh falls short on the latter two, he said .
  • Mike Pence: I'd face a lie-detector test over NYTimes op-ed

    Mike Pence: I'd face a lie-detector test over NYTimes op-ed

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    Never. And why would we be?" More than two dozen high-ranking administration officials have denied writing the column, and Mr Pence said his staff had nothing to do with it. "To have an individual who took that oath, literally say that they work every day to frustrate the president advancing the agenda was elected to advance is undemocratic", he said.