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World House Dems to Probe Trump's Allies, DOJ in Wake of Cohen Testimony
Author: 0 House Dems to Probe Trump's Allies, DOJ in Wake of Cohen Testimony

The demands, made by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler , D-N.Y., cover communications between former White House counsel Donald McGahn and the president relating to Trump's fired national security adviser, Michel Flynn, as well as Flynn's statements to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about contacts with former Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak.

World Liberal Treasury Board president resigns amid SNC-Lavalin scandal
Author: 0 Liberal Treasury Board president resigns amid SNC-Lavalin scandal

Ms Wilson-Raybould has said she and her staff faced four months of a "sustained" and "inappropriate effort" late a year ago to push for a possible deferred prosecution agreement for SNC-Lavalin. Although I must regretfully resign from Cabinet, I will continue to serve Canadians in every other way that I can. For now, it's nearly like Wilson-Raybould is daring him to kick her out of caucus.

World The $1.5B Mega Millions jackpot victor finally steps forward
Author: 0 The $1.5B Mega Millions jackpot victor finally steps forward

The victor reportedly chose the cash option, a one-time payment of almost $878 million. The victor of the largest jackpot payout to a single victor in United States history has stepped forward. The triumphant Mega Millions contender has retained a NY lawyer, Jason Kurland, who specializes in representing lottery winners, and a news conference is to be held following completion of the payment process in the near future, the commission said.

World Ousting Omar: New Petition to Remove Omar From House Foreign Affairs Committee
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Last week, she said at a town hall, "I want to talk about the political influence in this country that says it is okay to push for allegiance to a foreign country". "To my colleague Congresswoman Omar, no one is asking you to swear allegiance to Israel but it would be nice if you would support the same principles they exude for their people!" According to critics, Omar's comments Wednesday played into a long-standing anti-Semitic attack that Jews can not be considered loyal citizens of ...

World Brother of man killed by police wants justice
Author: 0 Brother of man killed by police wants justice

The officers said they believed Clark had a gun, but police only discovered a cell phone next to his body. Stephon Clark's family reacted with anger and dismay to Saturday's announcement. Directed to Clark's location by the sheriff's helicopter, the officers chased Clark to a backyard. No details on her condition were available. "My faith in the justice system is what it has been: It's not for us - it's not for the black community", Sequette Clark told KCRA-TV outside her home.

World DP Ruto's pilot, four Americans die in Turkana chopper crash
Author: 0 DP Ruto's pilot, four Americans die in Turkana chopper crash

Rescuers found the wreckage early on Monday morning, Gilbert Kibe, director general of the KCAA, said in a statement . A rescue team arrived at the crash site three hours later and did not find any survivors. KIDL Helicopters, which he joined in March 2017, describes him as "Chief Pilot, (ATP) and a qualified helicopter Instructor trained in the Kenya Defence Forces".

World Video Captures Terrifying Moment of an Avalanche Whiting Out Entire Highway Stretch
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The Colorado Avalanche Information Center issued an avalanche warning until Monday morning, noting conditions are "very unsafe due to large amounts of snowfall and strong westerly winds". The Colorado State Patrol said there were no avalanche-related injuries reported , according to the Summit Daily. "It's exciting, but pretty nerve-wracking because you don't know when it's going to stop", Easton told FOX31 .

World House committees probe Trump's meetings with Putin
Author: 0 House committees probe Trump's meetings with Putin

The panel is seeking communications between former White House counsel Donald McGahn and the President relating to Michael Flynn , Trump's fired national security adviser, as well as Flynn's statements to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about contacts with Sergey Kislyak, then Russia's ambassador to Washington .

World Gary Clement: Jody Wilson-Raybould and the SNC-Lavalin affair
Author: 0 Gary Clement: Jody Wilson-Raybould and the SNC-Lavalin affair

MacAulay will take over responsibility for a new veterans-benefits regime the parliamentary budget officer reported last week will mean less generous support for veterans leaving the Canadian Forces. Jody Wilson-Raybould spoke about the SNC-Lavalin controversy at a hearing of the House of Commons justice committee on February 27. Raybould was demoted in January, and she resigned from the cabinet last month.

World House Democrats Launch 'Abuse of Power' Investigation into Donald Trump
Author: 0 House Democrats Launch 'Abuse of Power' Investigation into Donald Trump

Trump also touched on various other topics, from Robert Mueller's investigation to America's recent economic successes, the border wall situation, and trade negotiations with China . Trump told the audience Saturday that Williams 'took a hard punch in the face for all of us .' Meanwhile, Williams said many conservative students face 'discrimination, harassment or worse if they dare speak up on campus'.

World US closes Jerusalem consulate, demoting Palestinian mission
Author: 0 US closes Jerusalem consulate, demoting Palestinian mission

Palestinian official Saeb Erekat called the move "the final nail in the coffin" for the USA role in peacemaking. Friedman has been a supporter of Israeli settlement building in the occupied West Bank, and Palestinians view him as blatantly biased in favor of Israel.

World Wind chill advisory ahead in Oklahoma Sunday and Monday
Author: 0 Wind chill advisory ahead in Oklahoma Sunday and Monday

During the advisory wind chills could get close to -30° for some north and western communities and just under -20° for lakeside spots. This will threaten records and bring dangerously cold wind chills to southern Wisconsin. The high temperature Monday will be 21 degrees with cloudy skies. If you are wondering if we will see any more snow soon, there will be two systems that we will be watching late this week.

World Brexiteers outline European Union deal terms
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Getting the backing of the ERG for her deal would be a major boost for Mrs May but would still not guarantee she could get it through Parliament. Even many of Prime Minister Theresa May's closest allies in government are beginning to talk about the possibility of an extension to the Brexit process.

World Trump blames Cohen hearing for possibly contributing to summit result
Author: 0 Trump blames Cohen hearing for possibly contributing to summit result

To encourage talks, the United States and South Korea have suspended a number of military exercises since the first summit previous year between Kim and Trump. "This is, I think, the result of a president who is not prepared for these kinds of negotiations, a staff that is not well-prepared and is essentially flying by the seat of its trousers".

World 183 injured in Algeria protests
Author: 0 183 injured in Algeria protests

Assembling in the city center after Friday prayers, protesters chanted "Bye, bye Bouteflika" and "peaceful, peaceful". Local media said it was a 60-year-old man who suffered a heart attack. Algerian media did not report on his trip but Swiss public television said late on Saturday that Bouteflika remained at Geneva University Hospital.

World Beware: Fire Dept. Shows Fate of auto in Front of Hydrant
Author: 0 Beware: Fire Dept. Shows Fate of auto in Front of Hydrant

The post was an immediate hit, with many commenters saying the illegal parker got what he deserved. As to why firefighters couldn't run the hose under or over the auto, the department tweeted, "It doesn't fit underneath and the damage caused by throwing it on top is likely more than the cost of two windows".

World Sanders says his campaign built to beat Trump
Author: 0 Sanders says his campaign built to beat Trump

Bernie Sanders , speaking in Brooklyn during his campaign kickoff rally Saturday, described Donald Trump as 'most unsafe president in modern American history'. Sanders is calling Donald Trump the most unsafe president in modern US history, and the Vermont senator says his campaign is built to defeat Trump.

World Police warning as storm causes downed trees across Warwickshire's roads
Author: 0 Police warning as storm causes downed trees across Warwickshire's roads

Forecasters predict the storm will hit on Sunday afternoon and be severe enough to risk injuries and danger to life from flying debris. Some bridges may close and power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect mobile phone coverage. And while we would welcome snow any day, it's safe to say that this snow will probably not stick around for long. It said on Twitter: "Check before you travel on Monday morning, you may need to allow a little extra time for your journey after".

World Mysterious alien-like fish makes epic journey to California beach
Author: 0 Mysterious alien-like fish makes epic journey to California beach

Stumbling upon a 7-foot-long sunfish while walking on a beach is already pretty surprising. As CNN reports, how its true identity was found proved just as interesting. The institution says that thanks to the quick work and collaboration of staff at the coastal reserve, and the university, the official determination of the sunfish was made by the world's foremost expert on the species.

World U.S. formally extends deadline for tariff hike on Chinese goods
Author: 0 U.S. formally extends deadline for tariff hike on Chinese goods

Farmers are a key constituency for Trump's Republican Party, and the United States president's trade war with China has had a heavy impact on them. U.S. A White House economic official, Larry Kudlow, said on Thursday the two countries were on the brink of a "historic" trade agreement. Last year, China imposed tariffs on imports of pork, grain sorghum, soybeans, and other items, reducing shipments of American farm products to China.

World Alligator weighing 700 pounds found in ditch in Georgia
Author: 0 Alligator weighing 700 pounds found in ditch in Georgia

But social media users wrongly assumed the picture was a fake and took to Twitter, in disbelief an alligator could grow to that size. The largest the largest alligator found Georgia was 14 feet 1 inch in 2015, according to Hanson. DNR leaders said the alligator had been there for a week and was in rough shape, so it had to be euthanized. "I'll be in the water at Lake Blackshear this summer for sure".

World John Bolton claims North Korea summit was not a failure
Author: 0 John Bolton claims North Korea summit was not a failure

And, crucially for his image at home, he stood firm on his demands for the relief of sanctions imposed over a nuclear programme North Korea says it built in the face of unrelenting United States hostility meant to end its leadership. 'Therefore it became crystal clear that the United States was not ready to accept our proposal, ' he stated. "[The president] considers what happened to Otto Warmbier an act of brutality that's completely unacceptable to the American side", said Bolton.

World Man and dog snowbound in OR survive on taco sauce
Author: 0 Man and dog snowbound in OR survive on taco sauce

According to the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office in Bend, Oregon , Jeremy Taylor and his dog Ally went out on February 24 to get gas for his Toyota 4Runner. On Friday March 1st, 2019 911 got a call from a snowmobile rider saying Jeremy Taylor and his vehicle had been found stuck in the snow . I really appreciate all the help .

World Missing young California sisters found after spending 44 hours in the forest
Author: 0 Missing young California sisters found after spending 44 hours in the forest

Authorities said the girls were believed to have walked off into the wooded area. A massive search is underway in Humboldt county for two young sisters who wandered away from their home. "A lot of us didn't get any sleep the last 48 hours or so", Honsal said. He said the firefighters who found the girls had followed their boot prints.

World Brexit boost for PM as Tories indicate support amid backstop move optimism
Author: 0 Brexit boost for PM as Tories indicate support amid backstop move optimism

The bloc's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, has labelled the backstop as an "insurance" but has moved to try and ease fears by reiterating that it would not be permanent. However, any delay "must serve to solve a problem, not merely to postpone it and remain at an impasse". A translated and summarised version of the interview was published on Twitter by El Mundo Correspondent Pablo Rodriguez.