• Russian blogger convicted for playing 'Pokemon Go' in church

    Russian blogger convicted for playing 'Pokemon Go' in church

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    Shoponyak told Russian news agency TASS that these included "violating religious feelings", as well as "inciting hatred" and the "illegal possession of special technical means - a pen with a video camera". The blogger called the verdict "almost an acquittal". As you can see in the video, which already has been watched over 900,000 times, Sokolovsky first refers to reports of people being warned that playing Pokémon Go in the Church premises could land them in jail.
  • Stone vows to cooperate with Senate committee

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    In a statement, Sens. The Senate Intelligence Committee said a subpoena had been issued after Flynn rejected its request on April 28 to submit documents relevant to the investigation. The Senate Intelligence Committee invited Mr Comey to testify next week. Comey fired: Is this a cover-up? On Monday, former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates told senators that Flynn's misstatements about his contacts with Russia's ambassador to the US raised concerns that he could be targeted for ...
  • White House furious over Russian state photos of Trump meeting

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    The official also rejected security concerns about allowing Russian officials into the Oval Office, including Kislyak, who is widely considered to be a spy by United States intelligence officials. President Donald Trump will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in July as part of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Russian state media said Thursday.
  • Nigeria negotiating with Boko Haram for more Chibok releases

    Nigeria negotiating with Boko Haram for more Chibok releases

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    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) - Parents of the 82 Nigerian schoolgirls released over the weekend from Boko Haram captivity said Wednesday they still were awaiting word from the government on exactly when they will be able to meet their daughters. Thousands of women and young girls have been abducted in the eight-year insurgency, which has left at least 20,000 people dead and displaced more than 2.6 million.
  • Three big questions remain about Michael Flynn after Sally Yates' testimony

    Three big questions remain about Michael Flynn after Sally Yates' testimony

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    FILE - Russia's ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak, speaks with reporters in Washington . Flynn is also the target of federal grand jury subpoenas, CBS News has confirmed. After Monday's hearing, Trump took to Twitter to bash the media and deny any collusion. Republican members pointedly asked Ms. Yates and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, who testified with her, whether they leaked the information to the media.
  • Russian foreign minister shrugs off Comey's firing

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    The White House, for its part, has tried to spin Trump's past praise of Comey's decisions regarding the investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server . "The world's two foremost nuclear powers can not have this kind of relationship", Tillerson said at the time. "You are kidding. You are kidding", he said, before theatrically shrugging and retreating from the press corps with Tillerson, ignoring further questions.
  • Local elections: Full list of Scottish results published

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    And although the SNP's share of the first preference vote may have held steady across Scotland as a whole as compared with 2012, it has not held up everywhere. Ukip lost 145 council seats - all but one. After all, three years - and an independence referendum - elapsed between the 2012 local elections and the 2015 United Kingdom election.
  • Senate GOP discussing health overhaul's Medicaid provisions

    Senate GOP discussing health overhaul's Medicaid provisions

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    Amid the uncertainties hovering over those marketplaces as the Trump administration and a Republican Congress try to dismantle major parts of the law, many states have postponed for another few months their spring deadlines for insurers to report how much they want to charge for ACA health plans in 2018.
  • North Korea claims U.S. 'biochemical' plot to kill Kim Jong Un

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    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves to people attending a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of country's founding father, Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, April 15, 2017. The statement, carried by North Korean news agency KCNA, said the CIA and South Korean intelligence services had "hatched a vicious plot to hurt the supreme leadership of the DPRK".
  • Leaked UK Labour Election Manifesto Suggests Refusal to Set Migration Targets

    Leaked UK Labour Election Manifesto Suggests Refusal to Set Migration Targets

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    Andrew Gwynne, Labour's national campaigns co-ordinator, denied the document was the party's manifesto. It says that "any prime minister should be extremely cautious about ordering the use of weapons of mass destruction which would result in the indiscriminate killing of millions of..." The governing Conservatives said the policies show Labour has an outdated left-wing economic vision.
  • Curry's 30 points lead Warriors in sweep over Jazz

    Curry's 30 points lead Warriors in sweep over Jazz

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    The Warriors finished a 4-0 series sweep of the Jazz Monday with a comfortable 121-95 victory at the Vivint Smart Home Arena . The Jazz will have a chance to match any deal Ingles signs, though they will have to carefully weigh the risks during a summer in which they face myriad personnel decisions.