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On Wednesday, Daniels' attorney, Michael Avenatti , requested a deposition "of no greater than two hours" for Mr. Trump to appear in court. "Here is an order from the Ct denying our motion as premature on procedural grounds". Part of that process could include allowing depositions of Trump and Cohen. The interviewed prompted questions about her credibility . Schwartz continued to argue that Cohen had plenty of money and authority to act on his own, and it made "complete sense" that he ...
  • 'Hell does not exist,' Italian newspaper quotes Pope Francis as saying

    'Hell does not exist,' Italian newspaper quotes Pope Francis as saying

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    A mafioso can't call himself a Christian, Pope Francis said Wednesday. "They are not punished, those who repent obtain the forgiveness of God and go among the ranks of the souls who contemplate him". "No quotes of the aforementioned article should therefore be considered as a faithful transcription of the Holy Father's words", the statement said.
  • Sarkozy to face trial for alleged spying on probe into campaign corruption

    Sarkozy to face trial for alleged spying on probe into campaign corruption

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    Last week Mr Sarkozy was placed under formal investigation over allegations that he received campaign funding from late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2007. Influence-peddling can be punished in France by up to five years in prison and a fine of 500,000 euros ($682,000). None have led to convictions, but the developments in the Libya and influence-peddling cases signal that Mr.
  • West Virginia governor signs food stamp work requirement bill

    West Virginia governor signs food stamp work requirement bill

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    Benefit recipients who do not meet the exemption or the work requirements will only be able to receive food stamps for three months within a three-year period. Advocates say it will help eliminate fraud and get people back to work, even if only volunteer work. "The vast majority of people spoke against the bill at a public hearing".
  • 'Good chance' North Korean leader will do right thing

    'Good chance' North Korean leader will do right thing

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    After the Korean leader met with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing this week , Mr. Trump tweeted that he received a message from Xi that his meeting with Kim "went very well and that Kim looks forward to his meeting with me". However, it remains unclear if there has been direct communication between Washington and Pyongyang on the planned Trump-Kim summit that is slated for May, and under what conditions North Korea would agree to give up the nuclear arsenal it has spent decades building.
  • 5 dead in Russian shopping center fire

    5 dead in Russian shopping center fire

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    But Tass reported that the fire started on the top floor and consumed an area of about 16,150 square feet. A young man told Putin he was outraged that the doors were locked at the mall, effectively turning the premises into "gas chambers".
  • Smith, Lehmann reduced to tears amid ball-tampering scandal

    Smith, Lehmann reduced to tears amid ball-tampering scandal

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    A Cricket Australia investigator found Warner instructed Bancroft how to carry out the tampering with a piece of sandpaper during a break in play on the third day of the third test against South Africa . "We've got to make sure we're respecting the game and its traditions". "You will hear from me in a few days". Cricket Australia (CA) yesterday announced Warner and captain Steve Smith will be suspended from all worldwide and domestic cricket teams for 12 months and have to undertake 100 ...
  • Sonoma Raceway: Driver hits wall at 100+ miles per hour, dies

    Sonoma Raceway: Driver hits wall at 100+ miles per hour, dies

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    According to a Twitter user who said he witnessed the crash, the driver's "extremely fast" Pinto jerked to the left at the end of the track, hit the wall and careened across the track into the grass. The accident happened at around 6:15 p.m.Rambo's family has been notified. "I think our safety record speaks for itself". He was the only racer on the track at the time.
  • Russian Federation to expel U.S. diplomats, close St. Petersburg consulate

    Russian Federation to expel U.S. diplomats, close St. Petersburg consulate

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    In the wake of a nerve agent attack on an ex-spy and his daughter in the United Kingdom, the US and dozens of other countries around the world kicked out Russian diplomats in response. The expulsions were a remarkable show of worldwide unity and coordination, in solidarity with Britain , which had already forced 23 Russian officials to leave the country; Moscow responded by expelling 23 Britons.
  • White House: Police shootings of black men 'a local matter'

    White House: Police shootings of black men 'a local matter'

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    When asked about the shooting and other similar shootings, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders called the Sterling shooting "a local matter" while reaffirming that President Trump was committed to law enforcement. The White House's silence and diversions when it comes to police killings and brutality aren't surprising, but they are noteworthy, particularly because it's one of the most prominent crises in our country and the president doesn't really have any ground to stand on when ...
  • March for Our Lives: Chicago youth featured at rally in DC

    March for Our Lives: Chicago youth featured at rally in DC

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    Following the shooting, numerous students in the school became public faces for anti-gun violence activism and organized several acts of civil disobedience, including walkouts, rallies and now the March for Our Lives . "Americans overseas vote in every district in every state in the US. And we will save lives", Hogg said. Well-known celebrities such as Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, Common, Jennifer Hudson, Vic Mensa, George Clooney, Paul McCartney and Andra Day are all ...
  • What is Maundy Thursday? Ilford priest explains

    What is Maundy Thursday? Ilford priest explains

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    In a tradition dating to the 15th century, as many elderly men and women as there are years in the Queen's age receive the Maundy money. Nevertheless, many Christians continue to participate in foot washing during Maundy Thursday services.
  • 'Serial' podcast subject Adnan Syed granted new trial

    'Serial' podcast subject Adnan Syed granted new trial

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    Syed was convicted in 2000 in the murder of Hae Min Lee , his high school sweetheart, whose body was found buried in a shallow grave in a Baltimore park the year before. A three-judge panel on Thursday upheld a lower court ruling granting him new trial. The case received national attention in 2014 when reporter Sarah Koenig examined it for the podcast Serial , which captured the attention of millions and sparked a widespread interest in Syed and his conviction.
  • Gates Knew Campaign Contact was Russian Intelligence, Says Mueller Document

    Gates Knew Campaign Contact was Russian Intelligence, Says Mueller Document

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    Had Trump-Russia believers read Mueller's memo more carefully, they might have noticed it specifically states that the conversations between " Person A ", van der Zwaan and Gates "concerned potential criminal charges in Ukraine" about a report concerning the corruption trial of a former government official and the compensation Gates and Manafort were paid for their lobbying work, rather than anything pertaining to the Trump campaign or the U.S.
  • Russia Kemerovo fire: First funerals take place

    Russia Kemerovo fire: First funerals take place

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    They said 41 of the victims were children. Investigators and witnesses said many people - including children - were burned alive because emergency exits were locked, notably at a multiplex cinema where children were watching cartoons. Ambassador Anatoly Antonov said that "on the day of the tragedy in Kemerovo", Russia saw "emotional deafness, indifference and callousness", from Washington officials, reported Russian news agency Tass.
  • A Referendum On The Eighth Amendment Will Be Held On May 25th

    A Referendum On The Eighth Amendment Will Be Held On May 25th

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    Voters will be asked if they wish to repeal the eighth amendment of the constitution that was added in 1983 to enshrine the equal right to life of the mother and her unborn child, instead enabling parliament to set the law on this issue. Polls have shown a sharp generational divide, with younger voters far more like to back change and a clear majority over the age of 65 opposed. Ireland's two main political parties are also divided.
  • Corbyn Ally Christine Shawcroft Resigns Over Labour Party Anti-Semitism Scandal

    Corbyn Ally Christine Shawcroft Resigns Over Labour Party Anti-Semitism Scandal

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    Had I seen this image, I would not have requested that the decision to suspend him be re-considered. Ms Shawcroft claimed she had not previously seen the alleged Facebook post. Bull had been suspended from the party last week. He later said that he had not properly... "They must be dealt with as quickly as possible". "Britain's Labour party has been mired in a scandal over the rise of anti-Semitism within the party's ranks, resulting in protests earlier this week by Jewish groups who ...
  • Border breach: Israeli army hits Hamas targets

    Border breach: Israeli army hits Hamas targets

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    The annual " Land Day " protest is set to begin on March 30, a symbolic day in which six Arab citizens of Israel were killed by Israeli forces during demonstrations in 1976 over Israeli land confiscations. "We will not allow Hamas to mar Pesach for Israelis". At this point, the security forces don't suspect that they meant to carry out an attack inside Israeli territory.
  • Sharknado Series Ending With Sixth Film

    Sharknado Series Ending With Sixth Film

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    Contextually, by the time of 2017's Sharknado 5: Global Swarming , the eponymous apex predator-pulsating weather phenomenon absurdly evolved to a level that destroyed most of the world, sending main characters Fin (Ian Ziering), April ( Tara Reid ) and Nova (Cassandra Scerbo) around the world to combat the insatiable storms.
  • Attorney for Stormy Daniels wants to depose Trump, his lawyer

    Attorney for Stormy Daniels wants to depose Trump, his lawyer

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    Trump has not spoken on the matter, although the White House has said he denies the sexual encounter even took place. In a statement to CBS, the attorney acting on behalf of Mr Cohen called the filing a "reckless use of the legal system in order to continue to inflate Michael Avenatti's deflated ego and keep himself relevant".
  • Peace Prize victor Malala meets Pakistan Prime Minister

    Peace Prize victor Malala meets Pakistan Prime Minister

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    She was expected to address a reception on Thursday and meet a delegation of women's rights activists from across Pakistan. Despite the warm welcome from the government and her widespread popularity overseas, some people in Pakistan see Yousafzai as a polarizing figure spreading Western influence and badmouthing the country.