• Why Trump's Ex-National Security Adviser May Be in Deep Legal Trouble

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    Flynn received $33,750 from RT, which has been described by USA intelligence officials as a propaganda front for Russia's government. "I really don't", Chaffetz said. The White House has refused to turn over documents related to Flynn's payments or foreign contacts before or while he served as national security adviser.
  • Pope condemns bomb attack that killed dozens of Syrian kids

    Pope condemns bomb attack that killed dozens of Syrian kids

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    According to the news service, state television aired images of buses "charred" and "gutted" by the blast and bodies lying near the site of the attack. The bomb tore through buses carrying evacuees from besieged government-held towns, the worst in war-torn Syria in more than a year. The blast, carried out by a suicide bomber driving a booby-trapped potato truck, rocked the Rashideen area in Aleppo province.
  • Obama delivers first post-presidency public remarks

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    But as he noted, there are plenty of issues to address - like economic inequality, a flawed criminal justice system, climate change, and more - but they are problems that can be solved. That would present a tricky moment for Obama, who has publicly and privately expressed a deep respect for the way his predecessor, President George W.
  • NY just OK'd tuition-free college for middle class

    NY just OK'd tuition-free college for middle class

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    The plan crafted by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo would apply to any NY student whose family has an annual income of $125,000 or less. Room and board expenses will not be covered under this plan. The budget provides a record $7.5 billion in total support for higher education, a $448 million, or 6.3 percent, increase over previous year. The state estimates that 940,000 families with college-aged children will qualify for free tuition .
  • FBI, DPS raid some Laredo city, Webb County offices

    FBI, DPS raid some Laredo city, Webb County offices

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    A four-city FBI sweep targeted a Houston-based engineering company and a slew of local government offices in Laredo with daylong raids in an investigation still shrouded in mystery. Agents were seen carrying multiple boxes from the building. "The FBI is lawfully present at the Commissioner's Court Building". No other offices in this building have been affected.
  • Grand Rapids police defend controversial detention

    Grand Rapids police defend controversial detention

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    WOOD-TV reports that Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss' office says in a statement that the review will include how officers respond to "incidents involving youth". Police Chief David Rahinsky said that he hoped the release of the video would help the community understand the situation and why the department was standing by the officers involved.
  • North Korea show of strength as USA tensions rise

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    Amid rising regional tensions, Pyongyang residents have been preparing for. But it is doubtful that the North is now able to build reliable, survivable warheads for an intercontinental ballistic missile that can strike the U.S. Coal sales are an important source of revenue for Kim Jong Un's government, and the US says China has turned back some shipments in recent days. Since taking power in late 2011, Kim Jong Un has executed or purged a slew of high-level government officials in what the ...
  • N.Korea accuses U.S. of aggravating regional tension

    N.Korea accuses U.S. of aggravating regional tension

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    Council diplomats, speaking anonymously because discussions were private, said the US, which is in charge of drafting council statements and resolutions on North Korea, had dropped the call for "dialogue" as part of its effort to toughen the text.
  • Kejriwal more interest in Goa, Punjab, alleges BJP

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    A day after civic polls, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday asked his party workers to be ready for a "movement" if exit poll results of the municipal elections prove to be true. The VVPAT-equipped EVMs dispense a paper slip which helps a voter confirm that his vote has indeed gone to the candidate of his choice. Srivastava said 18 electronic voting machines (EVMs) were replaced owing to battery or button-related issues.