• House Intel chair orders Russia-Trump election hearings closed to public

    House Intel chair orders Russia-Trump election hearings closed to public

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    US President Donald Trump's former campaign chief has agreed to testify at an investigation into alleged links between the Trump team and Russian Federation. intelligence surveillance operations of foreign entities. " I think he sent a signal that as a member of the Trump transition team himself, he probably should not be intricately involved in this investigation ".
  • New Zealand river first in world to become a 'person'

    New Zealand river first in world to become a 'person'

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    There will be one iwi member and one Crown representative acting as the river's voice. -In the eyes of the law, the Whanganui river in New Zealand just underwent a significant transition on Wednesday: it became a person. The concept is best captured in the well-known Maori saying " I am the river and the river is me ". While the idea of a river being a person may seem odd, it is not unusual in Maori culture.
  • Cayman detective recalls colleague slain in terror attack

    Cayman detective recalls colleague slain in terror attack

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    Four people were killed and at least 50 people from 12 different countries were injured in the terror attack outside Britain's parliament on Wednesday. Police earlier said the victim was in his mid-50s. Three French pupils on a school trip to London, aged 15 and 16, were among those hurt, including two who suffered broken bones.
  • General (Retd) Raheel Sharif Receives NOC to Lead Saudi-led Alliance

    General (Retd) Raheel Sharif Receives NOC to Lead Saudi-led Alliance

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    He said that a meeting of the advisory council of the alliance's member countries has been expected in Saudi Arabia in May. The Saudi Arabia-led alliance that includes countries like Turkey, Pakistan, Egypt, Malaysia, UAE, and other Gulf and African countries, has been formed "to protect the Islamic nation from the evils of all terrorist groups and organizations", mainly Daesh.
  • Fri. 2 pm: Confidence waning of health care bill's passage

    Fri. 2 pm: Confidence waning of health care bill's passage

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    Trump's Twitter habits are making their jobs harder, said administration officials interviewed over the past week. On Monday, FBI Director James Comey and NSA Director Mike Rogers testified to the House Intelligence Committee that they had yet to discover any evidence that Trump Tower in NY had been wiretapped during the 2016 presidential campaign.
  • Boris Johnson in surprise Somalia visit amid drought warning

    Boris Johnson in surprise Somalia visit amid drought warning

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    Somalia, which declared a "national disaster" over the drought on February 28, is among three nations on the verge of starvation, along with Yemen and Nigeria. Mohamed, also known as Farmajo, blamed the drought in part on the armed group al-Shabab, which continues to control parts of the country. He has said close to one million children under the age of five will be acutely malnourished this year.
  • Millions to switch off lights for Earth Hour 2017

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    There is no data available from BC Hydro for 2016 because the World Wildlife Federation, which now sponsors the event, moved Earth Hour to earlier in March. 'Climate change is visible proof that our actions can have a ripple effect beyond physical borders, ' Das said . On March 16, the organisation officially inaugurated Earth Hour 2017 at Alliance Francaise de Karachi by unveiling its celebrity ambassadors for the largest volunteer movement across the world.
  • Yogi distributed portfolios among his ministers

    Yogi distributed portfolios among his ministers

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    The annexe houses the chief minister's office and his secretariat, offices of the state chief secretary, principal secretary (home) and other senior IAS officers. Sidharthnath Singh will be the new Health minister, Mukut Bihari Verma will be Co-operative minister, Ashutosh Tandon Technical and Medical Education minister while Nand Gopal Gupta Nandi will be Stamp and Registration, Civil Aviation minister.