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If Pompeo were to win strong bipartisan support in the Foreign Relations Committee and the full U.S. Senate , it would send a message that Trump's new secretary of state had the support of Congress as well as the president. "Fortunately, what I see in every corner of our country is the refusal of the American people to fail that test", Menendez said. Trump administration officials, speaking on a conference call with reporters Wednesday, said opposition to Pompeo was motivated exclusively ...
  • Rouhani: Iran's weapons are for deterrence

    Rouhani: Iran's weapons are for deterrence

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    The United States and its allies have been demanding that Iran curb its ballistic missile programme, but Tehran sees this as crucial to its defensive posture. The Iranian army has demonstrated a good spirit of cooperation with other branches of armed forces in the country, Baqeri said. "Your weapons could neither bring independence for regional countries nor frighten great nations like Iran".
  • Trump to campaign in MI on April 28

    Trump to campaign in MI on April 28

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    Margaret Talev, the President of the White House Correspondents' Association, said earlier this month that while Trump would not attend the dinner, the White House had said the president would "actively encourage members of the executive branch to attend and join us as we celebrate the First Amendment".
  • Berks schools set guidelines for student walkouts

    Berks schools set guidelines for student walkouts

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    Murdock planned the walkout to coincide with the 19th anniversary of the Columbine massacre, which, while not the first school shooting in US history, shocked the country in its grisliness. "Might be related to old one". Weber students had sent a letter to Principal Christopher Shields regarding their participation in the walkout. "We ask that interested parents/guardians contact their child's school office to provide the required documentation for an educational trip".
  • Pregnant mom shot by 3-year-old daughter in NW Indiana

    Pregnant mom shot by 3-year-old daughter in NW Indiana

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    Employees of Plato's Closet said the woman was in the auto with the kids, while her boyfriend was shopping inside the store. "We just heard screaming". The woman was transported to Methodist Hospital's Southlake campus. The woman was listed in critical but stable condition. Detective Sgt. James Bogner says the girl "had no idea what she had done and she was very scared".
  • Bill protecting Robert Mueller to get vote despite McConnell opposition

    Bill protecting Robert Mueller to get vote despite McConnell opposition

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    Despite that, McConnell has said he does not believe the president will fire Mueller . "Just as a practical matter even if we passed it why would we sign it". Sessions added that he would be shocked if Mueller was sacked by the president. Again underscoring what he felt was unreasonable speculation over the special counsel's future during the Trump administration, Sessions said he wouldn't agree with a firing.
  • Fortis Healthcare raises Rs 160 cr in debt

    Fortis Healthcare raises Rs 160 cr in debt

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    The company has invested over $1 billion in India and has been aggressively scouting for assets across sectors. The unsolicited non-binding offer follows one other offer of investment from local businesses and separate takeover bids from unlisted Manipal Health Enterprises Ltd and Malaysia's IHH Healthcare Bhd.
  • Good Lucking Nabbing those Limited Edition David Bowie MetroCards

    Good Lucking Nabbing those Limited Edition David Bowie MetroCards

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    According to Brooklyn Vegan , the MTA even took things to the next level by covering the entire Broadway-Lafayette station in Bowie tributes that double as ads for the Brooklyn Museum's new " David Bowie Is " exhibit. His most famous hits include "Space Oddity", "Starman", "Fame" and "Let's Dance". The whole Broadway-Lafayette station has been done up with various Bowie song lyrics on stairs, quotes, and pictures of the singer so you can at least stop by and take an IG photo.
  • United States lawmakers say China military drill a threat to ignore

    United States lawmakers say China military drill a threat to ignore

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    Responding to the maneuvers, Taiwan's Defense Ministry accused Beijing of aiming to intimidate Taipei . "That's why we say it's verbal intimidation and sabre rattling", a spokesman said. This year, Washington approved measures to encourage United States officials to visit the island, as well as submarine technology sharing agreements.
  • Flood of tumbleweeds submerges California town

    Flood of tumbleweeds submerges California town

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    I always imagined tumbleweeds to be harmless and picturesque, but these California residents know otherwise. Around 100 to 150 homes suffered from the tumbleweed invasion. One woman told KABC that her neighbor was trapped in his home for two hours because the tumbleweeds had blocked both his front door and his garage door.
  • MA court strikes down ban on stun guns for civilians

    MA court strikes down ban on stun guns for civilians

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    The man later challenged the legality of the charge itself, with his attorney citing a 2016 ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Jaime Caetano, a MA woman appealing her conviction for carrying a stun gun. The earlier ruling in MA involved the arrest of a woman who told police she carried a stun gun as protection against a former boyfriend. "While the Justices held that, in Caetano's case, "'the Second Amendment extends, prima facie, to all instruments that constitute bearable ...
  • UK, US governments warn of Russia's 'malicious cyber activity'

    UK, US governments warn of Russia's 'malicious cyber activity'

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    The technical alert said the USA government had been receiving information that the cyber actors had been exploiting switches - named by the ACSC as "switches with Cisco Smart Install accessible from the internet, and routers or switches with Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) enabled and exposed to the internet" - since 2015.
  • Roach hurt by Pacquiao decision

    Roach hurt by Pacquiao decision

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    MANILA-World Boxing Association welterweight champion Lucas "La Maquina" Matthysse is set to arrive in Manila on April 18 to formally accept the challenge of eight-division champion Manny Pacquiao at the City of Dreams Grand Ballroom here.
  • Who is Aishwarya Rai?

    Who is Aishwarya Rai?

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    Preparations have begun to decorate the entire hotel for Tej Pratap and Aishwarya Rai's engagement ceremony . Speaking to Mail Today, Rabri Devi said that her elder son's ring ceremony would have been grander but owing to Lalu's absence the function was a private affair.
  • Occidental Petroleum Corp (OXY) Position Has Raised by Umb Bank NA

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    The stock decreased 1.54% or $0.66 during the last trading session, reaching $42.21. About 68.98M shares traded. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY ) has risen 4.69% since April 18, 2017 and is uptrending. The stock traded on impressive volume of 4.13 Million comparing to the average volume of 5489.57 shares, completing picture of exact trends with uncompleted dots in volume over the norm.
  • PM May says 'Windrush generation' migrants are 'part of us'

    PM May says 'Windrush generation' migrants are 'part of us'

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    They include works by photographer Harry Jacobs, who took portraits of Caribbean families coming to London in the 1950s, which are being exhibited in Brixton, south-east London. Labour MP David Lammy said "heads must roll" at the Home Office, while shadow home secretary Diane Abbott labelled the revelation "truly shocking".
  • Former Sussex student to photograph Royal Wedding

    Former Sussex student to photograph Royal Wedding

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    It is thought that Meghan and Harry may follow a similar procedure with their own cake. Markle has been attending secret fittings with her dress designer and has been working with her close friend and style adviser, Jessica Mulroney, to put the finishing touches on her wedding at Windsor Castle and reception at Frogmore House.
  • French President Emmanuel Macron decries 'national selfishness'

    French President Emmanuel Macron decries 'national selfishness'

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    Macron accused nationalist leaders of offering a "game of fools" in responding to voters' concerns about the globalised economy by offering an illusion of a return to national power. "We are seeing authoritarianism all around us and the response is not authoritarian democracy, but the authority of democracy", he added. "That's the one also that allows for good access to the single market, which allows for access to freedoms, and really good integration".
  • Kippah-wearing Jewish teen attacked in Berlin

    Kippah-wearing Jewish teen attacked in Berlin

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    The incident took place at the Helmholtzplatz, a public park in southern Berlin , near Mr Armush's home. Levi Salomon, the spokesperson for the Jewish Forum for Democracy and against anti-Semitism, told press on Wednesday that it was "unbearable" that a young man was openly attacked on the streets of the German capital just because he had worn a symbol of his Jewish faith.
  • How Iceland's PM Ended Up on a Plane With a Fugitive

    How Iceland's PM Ended Up on a Plane With a Fugitive

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    Guards at the prison, which has no fences and where inmates have access to the internet and phones, did not report him missing until after the flight to Sweden had taken off. An global arrest warrant has been issued for Stefansson. Icelandic media have dubbed the case the "Big Bitcoin Heist". Jakobsdottir was among five Nordic prime ministers who met with India's Prime Minister on Tuesday in Stockholm .