• Pelosi Says Barr Lied to Congress and Trump Obstructed Justice
Pelosi Says Barr Lied to Congress and Trump Obstructed Justice

Barr's decision to avoid the hearing , made after a disagreement with the committee over questioning, and the Democratic pushback brought both sides closer to a court battle - one that could pit Trump against House Democrats well into the 2020 campaign season.

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  • Baltimore Mayor Resigns After FBI Raid, Scandal Over Children’s Books
Baltimore Mayor Resigns After FBI Raid, Scandal Over Children’s Books

Pugh has faced a growing chorus of calls for her resignation after the Baltimore Sun reported on suspicious business dealings that appeared to improperly benefit the mayor. Young has been serving as acting mayor since Pugh took a leave of absence. Catherine E. Pugh is out as mayor of Baltimore, Maryland. Pugh is the third Baltimore mayor...

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  • White House asks Congress for $4.5B for aid, security at border
White House asks Congress for $4.5B for aid, security at border

The 2019 fiscal year budget already contained $415 million for humanitarian assistance at the border, including $28 million in medical care, senior administration officials said Wednesday. "They talked about what they want to do", said Senator Jon Tester, who attended Tuesday's meeting in fellow Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein's office.

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  • Facebook Blocks Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos, and Louis Farrakhan
Facebook Blocks Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos, and Louis Farrakhan

Facebook announced on Thursday that it had banned a number of far-right extremists from both Facebook and Instagram . Mr. Nehlen, Mr. Yiannopoulos and Ms. Facebook reserved the toughest measures for Jones and his Infowars empire, which frequently spread conspiracy theories on divisive topics, including school shootings and immigration.

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  • Netizens are divided over TWICE Sana's post about the Japanese emperor
Netizens are divided over TWICE Sana's post about the Japanese emperor

Naruhito noted that his father was devoted to praying for peace and sharing joys and sorrows of the people, while showing compassion. The ward office was open despite a national holiday Wednesday. The ritual-bound process began Tuesday morning with the emperor, dressed in expansive golden-brown robes and a towering black headpiece, "reporting" his...

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  • Venezuela's Juan Guaido calls for military uprising to oust Maduro
Venezuela's Juan Guaido calls for military uprising to oust Maduro

Pompeo added that Washington had been told in recent weeks by "senior leaders" within the Venezuelan government that they would defect in the event of an uprising. Meanwhile, Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for more protests on Wednesday. Mr Guaido is urging Venezuelan citizens and the army to join him in the " final ...

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  • UNC Charlotte on Lockdown, Multiple People Reportedly Shot (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
UNC Charlotte on Lockdown, Multiple People Reportedly Shot (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Roy Cooper told reporters. Two of the victims died, and the others remain hospitalized. - A man with ties to North Texas is accused of killing two people and wounding four more in a shooting on a college campus in North Carolina .

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  • Neighborhood memorial for Justine Damond becomes place of reflection after Noor verdict
Neighborhood memorial for Justine Damond becomes place of reflection after Noor verdict

Nationwide, such convictions are extremely rare. The Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed woman in July 2017 was convicted of murder on Tuesday, the coda to a dramatic, years-long case that provoked worldwide indignation and forced changes in the city's police department.

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  • ROD RESIGNS: Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein Resigns from the Department of Justice
ROD RESIGNS: Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein Resigns from the Department of Justice

Yet in the end, he was largely in Trump's corner. However, Mr. Barr asked him to stay on for the conclusion of the Mueller probe. Rosenstein's letter went on to say that the nation's elections are safer, the country is more secure and the Justice Department worked to combat fraud, cyberattacks and illegal leaks.

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  • Mark Zuckerberg Made a 'Sleep Box' for His Wife
Mark Zuckerberg Made a 'Sleep Box' for His Wife

Yahoo reported that he disagreed with Facebook's move to integrate Instagram , WhatsApp , Facebook, and Messenger. Personally, I've always wanted something like this to watch YouTube videos with faraway friends, so hopefully Facebook doesn't screw it up when it rolls out later this year.

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  • Labour rejects call to back public vote on Brexit deal
Labour rejects call to back public vote on Brexit deal

One Labour source said, "there wasn't complete movement but there was movement". Mr Etheridge said the party planned to target traditional Labour areas in the run up to the poll, in a bid to attract voters unhappy at Labour MPs' widespread support for a second referendum.

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  • Trump, Pelosi, Schumer Agree on $2T Infrastructure Bill
Trump, Pelosi, Schumer Agree on $2T Infrastructure Bill

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer , D-N.Y. called it "very constructive", adding that it is clear that Democratic leaders and the president "want to get something done on infrastructure in a big and bold way". The Democratic leaders say the onus is on the president now to come up with a way to pay for the improvements. "We're going slowly on ...

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  • Trump optimistic about US-Japan trade deal by May
Trump optimistic about US-Japan trade deal by May

Mr Abe and his wife Akie later joined Mr Trump and First Lady Melania for a private dinner to celebrate Mrs Trump's birthday. They have also agreed to begin talks on digital trade, an area including e-commerce, data transfers and music distribution services, at an appropriate time.

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  • USA veteran arrested over terror plot
USA veteran arrested over terror plot

Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Tasha Coolidge said in an affidavit that Domingo allegedly bought materials for an improvised explosive device that could be remotely triggered. "I'm extremely glad to be announcing that we interdicted a potential terrorist attack , rather than outlining the FBI's response to yet another tragedy", said Paul De...

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  • Trump mocks 'Sleepy Joe' ahead of Biden's Pennsylvania rally
Trump mocks 'Sleepy Joe' ahead of Biden's Pennsylvania rally

That's exactly the behavior several of the President's political advisers have been warning him against, wary that Trump will elevate a potentially formidable rival, two sources familiar with the discussions told CNN. Monday's rally also drew the president's ire. Biden launched his campaign last Thursday with a video that aimed squarely at Mr...

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  • Islamic State leader al-Baghdadi appears in new video
Islamic State leader al-Baghdadi appears in new video

The video released by Al-Furqan on Monday shows Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi appearing with a bushy gray and red beard, wearing a black robe with a beige vest and seated on the floor with what appears to be a machine gun propped up next to him. The US has offered a $25 million reward for information leading to his death or capture. Vice-Admiral Igor Kost...

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  • Church urges more vigorous crackdown on Sri Lankan militants
Church urges more vigorous crackdown on Sri Lankan militants

The president Maithripala Sirisena's office said any garment or item which obstructs the identification of a persons face would be banned. "No one should obscure their faces to make identification hard". So far, police have arrested at least 48 people at checkpoints on roads leading out of Colombo , including two of their "most wanted". The co...

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  • Five people found dead in Sumner County, Tennessee, suspect on the run
Five people found dead in Sumner County, Tennessee, suspect on the run

Michael Cummins was named a person of interest and after a manhunt he was caught and is now in TBI custody. The bodies of four people and one injured person were found by authorities after a 911 call Saturday to a house about an hour northeast of Nashville, near the Kentucky state line.

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  • Cyprus: Man confesses to killing seven women and girls
Cyprus: Man confesses to killing seven women and girls

Cypriot investigators and police officers search a flooded mineshaft where two female bodies were found, outside of Mitsero village, near the capital Nicosia , Cyprus, Monday, April 22, 2019. Six days later, the body of another Asian-looking woman was found in the same area. Cypriot media identified the mother as Livia Florentina Bunea, 36, and...

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  • British opposition leader to boycott Trump dinner
British opposition leader to boycott Trump dinner

Prime Minister " Theresa May should not be rolling out the red carpet for a state visit ", Corbyn, a veteran left-winger and pacifist, said in a statement. It is traditionally attended by senior politicians - including the leader of the Opposition - and other dignitaries. SNP's Westminster leader Ian Blackford and Liberal Democrat leader Vince ...

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  • Cross-party Brexit talks focusing on customs arrangements
Cross-party Brexit talks focusing on customs arrangements

The PM's effective deputy, Cabinet Office minister David Lidington, described the talks with Labour as "productive and workmanlike", but admitted that an eventual agreement was not certain. Weber is in Greece for the official launch of his campaign for the May 23-26 European Parliament elections. The 18 Tory MPs who make up the executive of the b...

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  • Russia Condemns Ukrainian Language Law
Russia Condemns Ukrainian Language Law

Those granted Russian citizenship would have to swear allegiance to Russia. According to thae statement, the Russian decree is unacceptable and once again demonstrates the Russian authorities' lack of respect for the sovereignty of Ukraine and the worldwide law.

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  • Man arrested, several injured after shooting at California synagogue
Man arrested, several injured after shooting at California synagogue

Poway Mayor Steve Vaus said the congregation was targeted by "someone with hate in their heart ... towards our Jewish community and that just will not stand". It is reported Rabbi Yisorel Goldstein, who founded the Chabad center in 1986 was shot. The synagogue's Facebook page said a Passover celebration was scheduled for 11 a.m.

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  • North says he won’t serve second term as president of NRA
North says he won’t serve second term as president of NRA

In a speech to the pro-gun group in Indianapolis , President Trump announced he would pull the United States out of the Arms Trade Treaty , an agreement meant to strengthen rules on the global weapons trade. Amnesty International said in a statement that the U.S. move will promote conflicts in far flung parts of the world and put guns in the ...

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  • Charges against MA judge shows ‘immigration laws aren’t optional:’ ICE agent
Charges against MA judge shows ‘immigration laws aren’t optional:’ ICE agent

Many legal specialists said they could not recall such a case, which underscored the highly politicized debate over immigration and the tension between state authorities and the federal officials who have been instructed by President Trump and the Department of Justice to crack down on undocumented immigrants .

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  • United Kingdom opposition leader Corbyn says won't attend Trump state dinner
United Kingdom opposition leader Corbyn says won't attend Trump state dinner

Jeremy Corbyn will snub Donald Trump when the US President arrives in the United Kingdom this summer after he declined an invitation to attend the state banquet hosted by the Queen. The trip included a formal dinner hosted by May - followed by a newspaper quoting Trump insulting May on Brexit - and an audience with Queen Elizabeth II, but it did...

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  • Kim Jong Un Invited Putin To North Korea, Invitation
Kim Jong Un Invited Putin To North Korea, Invitation "Accepted"

The North Korean leader said "the situation on the Korean peninsula and the region is now at a standstill and has reached a critical point", KCNA said. The band played solemn music and ceremonial guards placed a large wreath on a stand next to an eternal flame. Kim was expected to return to Pyongyang later Friday by private train.

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  • Lyra McKee: New footage released of suspected gunman
Lyra McKee: New footage released of suspected gunman

Theresa May, the prime minister, and Leo Varadkar, the Irish prime minister, issued a joint statement this afternoon that confirmed new talks to include all the main political parties in Northern Ireland , together with the United Kingdom and Irish governments.

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  • Kim says Korean Peninsula peace entirely depends on Washington's future attitude
Kim says Korean Peninsula peace entirely depends on Washington's future attitude

Kim asked Putin to visit North Korea " at a convenient time " during their summit talks in Vladivostok on Thursday, the Korean Central News Agency reported, and "the invitation was readily accepted ". The first face-to-face talks between Putin and Kim, held on an island off the Russian Pacific city of Vladivostok yesterday, did not appear to ...

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  • North Korea billed U.S. $2M for hospital care for Otto Warmbier
North Korea billed U.S. $2M for hospital care for Otto Warmbier

Acting on instructions passed down from Donald Trump , the main United States official who was sent to North Korea to bring Warmbier back to the U.S. He was comatose when he was released by the regime in June 2016 and died a few days after his arrival at home in Ohio. "No, the United States owes them nothing".

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