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Congressional investigators have been unable to verify the identity of the sender, identified in the messages as "Mike Erickson", but CNN notes that the use of a website with an encryption key that unlocks password-protected documents is consistent with the usual methods of WikiLeaks.
  • NPA head Shaun Abrahams must vacate position, high court rules

    NPA head Shaun Abrahams must vacate position, high court rules

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    President Jacob Zuma was barred by the court from selecting a new NDPP as he is facing criminal prosecution himself and is conflicted. At the same time, he failed to accept a high court judgment pertaining to his disgraced deputy Nomgcobo Jiba and defended her in a manner that suggested he cared more about where complaints against her had come from than the nature of the complaints.
  • Ukraine shelves controversial corruption law after donor pressure

    Ukraine shelves controversial corruption law after donor pressure

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    The ministry claims NABU conducted an illegal search and seizure of documents without a court order, Natalia Bernatska, first deputy head of the Ministry of Justice has said. Later on Thursday parliament voted to dismiss Sobolev, a member of the opposition Samopomich faction, which helped the committee drive key reforms through parliament.
  • PPP supports, stands with Model Town affectees: Khursheed Shah

    PPP supports, stands with Model Town affectees: Khursheed Shah

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    The political storm that had started against the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government after the removal of Nawaz Sharif as Prime Minister, is thickening as the leaders of different political parties have started meeting Pakistan Awami Tehreek ( PAT ) Chief Allama Tahirul Qadri in an attempt to persuade him to launch another sit-in to get rid of PML-N in Punjab.
  • Congress Has Narrowly Averted a Government Shutdown, for Now

    Congress Has Narrowly Averted a Government Shutdown, for Now

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    After a deal is reached, the two parties can negotiate a long-term spending package. Democrats are pushing for the next spending bill to include a legislative fix for young immigrants brought to the U.S.as children who had been granted temporary work permits through the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program .
  • Students Killed In Shooting At New Mexico High School

    Students Killed In Shooting At New Mexico High School

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    Reports had circulated earlier that 15 had been injured, but both the San Juan County Sheriff's Department and State Police have said no there were no one else was injured. "We express our condolences to those families who have been harmed", Navajo President Russell Begaye said in a statement. The shooting incident happened around 8 a.m.
  • Ramaphosa Admits Believing Khwezi's Rape Allegations: Social Media Reacts

    Ramaphosa Admits Believing Khwezi's Rape Allegations: Social Media Reacts

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    Ramaphosa made the comment during an interview on Talk Radio 702 on Thursday. The victor of the party race will be well placed to become the country's new president in 2019. Ramaphosa, who has been Zuma's deputy since in 2014, is competing with Zuma's ex-wife Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to become the ANC leader at a party conference starting on December 16.
  • Firefighters Rescue Man Who Cemented Head in Microwave

    Firefighters Rescue Man Who Cemented Head in Microwave

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    The 22 year old prankster, who was trying to make a mould of his head in the weird stunt, became stuck when his friends poured polyfilla around his head (which was already protected with a plastic bag). The firefighters consulted their technical rescue colleagues who guided them to carefully remove the Polyfilla around the young man's head using a screwdriver.
  • Pakistan grants Kulbhushan's meeting with wife, mother

    Pakistan grants Kulbhushan's meeting with wife, mother

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    Pakistan had recently granted permission to Jadhav to meet his wife , months after a request was made by India's Ministry of External Affairs. She said, earlier Pakistan had agreed to give visa only to the wife of Kulbhushan Jadhav . India and Pakistan have filed explanations sought by the global court in The Hague and the court is to proceed with the case. India has said Jadhav is a former navy officer and denied he was working for RAW.
  • Six arrested for stripping woman who helped bust liquor racket

    Six arrested for stripping woman who helped bust liquor racket

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    A DCW statement said: "The DCW team along with women residents were openly threatened by the liquor mafia of dire consequences". The women's commission's chief Swati Jai Hind said on Thursday morning that the volunteer, who lives near the area, was surrounded by a group of men and women and attacked.
  • Cops Raid Brothel, Find Skeletal Remains of Owner's Husband

    Cops Raid Brothel, Find Skeletal Remains of Owner's Husband

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    The Boisar MIDC police said Sarita recently murdered one of her customers, a Bengali man, as she wanted to steal the Rs1 lakh he was carrying. After finding the corpse of her husband buried under the bathroom, the police are pretty certain Sarita Bharti alias Farida still has other skeletons in her closet.
  • U.S. warns against scrapping Pence-Abbas talks

    U.S. warns against scrapping Pence-Abbas talks

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    Unlike the worldwide reaction, the official spokesman of the Ministry of External Affairs had refused to criticise the USA decision , the politburo said. Haniyeh said Trump's decision is an aggression against Palestinian people and a declaration of war. He lashed out against Arab leaders, wondering if Al-Quds issue requires an Arab summit.
  • Liberian court says presidential run-off can go ahead

    Liberian court says presidential run-off can go ahead

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    But the court said Thursday those violations were not sufficient to overturn the vote's outcome. The runoff election was delayed after the court issued a stay order on October 31 following a request by Liberty Party requesting that NEC desist from planning a runoff until the party's claims of fraud were investigated.
  • House Republicans Want Investigation of Hillary's 'Special Treatment' from FBI

    House Republicans Want Investigation of Hillary's 'Special Treatment' from FBI

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    Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.). He was also assigned to the Mueller probe into Russian collusion, but was removed after it was found he had sent anti-Trump texts to a woman with whom he was having an extramarital affair. "Why are the same people that mishandled and provided bias to the Hillary Clinton investigation, why are they still in this administration?" asked Rep.
  • China urges calm as N.Korea rattles sabres

    China urges calm as N.Korea rattles sabres

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    North Korea says war is now inevitable between Washington and Pyongyang. The unnamed Foreign Ministry spokesman said: 'The large-scale nuclear war exercises conducted by the USA in succession are creating touch-and-go situation on the Korean peninsula and series of violent war remarks coming from the USA high-level politicians amid such circumstances have made an outbreak of war on the Korean peninsula an established fact.
  • Shinto shrine head, 2 others killed in Tokyo sword attack

    Shinto shrine head, 2 others killed in Tokyo sword attack

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    Kyodo news agency reported there was some kind of confrontation between the priestess and her brother, named as Shigenaga Tomioka. Shigenaga Tomioka, 56, is suspected of having attacked his 58-year-old sister Nagako Tomioka, the chief priest of the Tomioka Hachimangu shrine, the Metropolitan Police Department said.
  • Rafael Palmeiro, 53, Considers MLB Comeback 12 Years After Ending Career

    Rafael Palmeiro, 53, Considers MLB Comeback 12 Years After Ending Career

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    Would a comeback help erase that? He was suspended during the 2005 season after testing positive, though he continued to deny ever knowingly taking a banned substance. Baltimore general manager Dan Duquette did not entirely dismiss the notion of giving Palmeiro a shot. "It's like tying your shoes". He completed his first professional season past year playing 127 games for Low-A Delmarva.
  • QUEENSLAND ELECTION: Labor wins likely majority

    QUEENSLAND ELECTION: Labor wins likely majority

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    EARLIER @ December 6, 8.20am: It looks like Labor has claimed the 47th seat it needs to form a majority government. "It is time for a new generation of LNP leaders". His former deputy Deb Frecklington has already announced she will contest the leadership, with Tim Mander her potential deputy. But she also said the LNP's choice was no concern of hers.