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The House has unanimously voted for a resolution calling for any final report in the special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation to be made public. Democrats are anxious that Barr's strict defense of his own prerogative, combined with his stated respect for Justice Department rules advising against both the indictment of a sitting president or impugning an unindicted individual in an investigative report, means potential information implicating President Donald ...
  • Macron calls for 'reasonable' transition period in Algeria

    Macron calls for 'reasonable' transition period in Algeria

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    The president is expected to name prominent worldwide peacemaker Lakhdar Brahimi to head a new "national conference" aimed at setting an election date and drafting a new constitution. "For these reasons, we chose to continue our protest until the departure of this regime and all that symbolizes it". National television broadcast footage on Monday night of Bouteflika in his trademark three-piece suit receiving several senior officials.
  • People Are Calling For Mandatory Minimums After George Pell's Sentence

    People Are Calling For Mandatory Minimums After George Pell's Sentence

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    He was convicted of abusing two boys whom he had caught drinking sacramental wine in a rear room of a Melbourne cathedral in late 1996, as hundreds of worshippers were streaming out of Sunday services. Kidd said as archbishop Pell would have "cast a powerful shadow" and thought he could control the situation if caught. Kidd described the assaults as egregious, degrading and humiliating to the victims.
  • Newsom To Halt Death Penalty Executions

    Newsom To Halt Death Penalty Executions

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    The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star, 38, posted a series of tweets on Tuesday night, praising governor Gavin Newsom's decision to halt the death penalty in California. Newsom cited discrimination against minorities and the poor and his Catholic background as the reasons why he "will not oversee the execution of any individual".
  • Eight killed, 37 rescued, in Lagos building collapse

    Eight killed, 37 rescued, in Lagos building collapse

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    Emergency rescuers trawled through the wreckage of the disaster, trying to save those still trapped in the building which housed, among other uses, a nursery school. "HURIWA also called for the forensic audits of all public building assets including malls; stadia and places of worship to safeguard the lives of millions of Nigerians in Lagos".
  • A 'Bomb Cyclone' Is Thwacking The Central U.S.

    A 'Bomb Cyclone' Is Thwacking The Central U.S.

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    The storm will sweep right through the Rockies, the Upper Midwest, the central and northern Plains and more of the US heartland. CNN meteorologist Monica Garrett said gusts of wind hitting 50 to 70 miles per hour are forecast to hit Wednesday afternoon through Thursday morning, according to the station.
  • Paul Manafort sentenced to additional 3 1/2 years in prison

    Paul Manafort sentenced to additional 3 1/2 years in prison

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    He pleaded with her to "please let my wife and I be together". "I can say to you with confidence that my behavior will be very different", Manafort told the judge. "He engaged in crime again and again, he has not learned a harsh lesson". She also said that this is not meant to be an effective life sentence for the 69-year-old, and that he will have an opportunity to be better in the future.
  • SCHIFF: Pelosi 'Absolutely Right' Not to Pursue Partisan Impeachment

    SCHIFF: Pelosi 'Absolutely Right' Not to Pursue Partisan Impeachment

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    Four Republican senators have publicly committed to voting with Democrats on the resolution, which needs just 51 votes to pass the Senate, and a number of others are considering doing so as well. Many Republican senators view the emergency declaration as a breach of the constitutional separation of powers that gives Congress authority over government spending.
  • Trump Slams California After Governor Suspends Death Penalty

    Trump Slams California After Governor Suspends Death Penalty

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    On Oct. 1, 1993 Davis kidnapped 12-year-old Polly Klaas from her southern California home. He's known as the "Grim Sleeper" because detectives thought he took a 14-year break in killing between 1988 and 2002. "Our death penalty system has been - by any measure - a failure", Newsom explained. At least one conservative group applauded Newsom's efforts. He also said innocent people had been wrongly convicted and sometimes put to death.
  • Google doodle marks 30th birthday of World Wide Web

    Google doodle marks 30th birthday of World Wide Web

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    Today some 2 billion websites exist. "Given how much the web has changed in the past 30 years, it would be defeatist and unimaginative to assume that the web as we know it can't be changed for the better in the next 30", he says. As The Associated Press reports , "Berners-Lee has since become a sort of father figure for the internet community, been knighted by Queen Elizabeth II , and named as one of the 100 most important people of the 20th century by Time magazine".
  • Venezuela still in dark, Juan Guaido wants ‘state of alarm’ declared

    Venezuela still in dark, Juan Guaido wants ‘state of alarm’ declared

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    The U.S. and the other governments that recognize Mr. Guaido as Venezuela's interim president say Maduro wasn't legitimately re-elected a year ago because opposition candidates weren't permitted to run. "We wanted to get them out of the country so that we could move forward in a way that provided that opportunity", Mr. Pompeo said . Washington's latest pressure on Maduro's regime came as the US withdrew its remaining staff from the Latin American country.