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Feds Will Retry Menendez On Corruption Charges

Feds Will Retry Menendez On Corruption Charges Menendez argues that he and Melgen are longtime friends, and that there was no corrupt intent to commit a federal crime. A little more than two months after the first bribery trial ended without a verdict, the government announced its plans to take another shot at the case in a two-page notice, asking the court for the "earliest possible trial date". [Full Article...]

Trouble matching your face to famous art? Here's why

Trouble matching your face to famous art? Here's why Google's Arts & Culture app added the tool last week under the title "Is your portrait in a musem?" and since then, the free app has shot to the top of both the IOS and Android download charts. Google has collaborated with more than 1,200 worldwide museums, galleries and institutions from 70 countries to make their exhibits available for everyone online. [Full Article...]

Former SEAL, Trump appointee resigns after comments disparaging veterans with PTSD

Former SEAL, Trump appointee resigns after comments disparaging veterans with PTSD I just don't", he commented, probably not realising the world's axis does not spin on his likes and dislikes. CNN's review included an audio of a June 2013 radio appearance in which Higbie said, "I just don't like Muslim people". In a 2013 episode of " Sound of Freedom " Higbie said Americans with guns should be able to shoot undocumented immigrants who try to cross into the U.S. [Full Article...]

Sheriff: FBI Has Ongoing Case Against Individual Other Than Paddock

Sheriff: FBI Has Ongoing Case Against Individual Other Than Paddock Lombardo also says a federal grand jury is hearing evidence in a case spun off from the October 1 mass shooting. The sheriff did not identify the person under federal investigation or say what charges the person might face. Lombardo and Aaron Rouse, FBI specialist in control in Las Vegas, had portrayed Danley as a man of enthusiasm for the examination however not a suspect. [Full Article...]

Trump in 'excellent health', gets 30/30 cognitive score

Trump in 'excellent health', gets 30/30 cognitive score U.S. President Donald Trump could live up to 200 years if he had maintained a healthier diet over the past 20 years, White House physician, Dr Ronny Jackson, said . Some Twitter users even questioned the height of the man who reportedly labeled Miss Universe victor Alicia Machado "Miss Piggy" and told her to lose weight. [Full Article...]

House of Commons approved the bill for the Brexit

House of Commons approved the bill for the Brexit Heralding the moment, Brexit Secretary David Davis said: "From the beginning our approach has been to work constructively with MPs from across the House wherever possible to improve the Bill". Announcing Labour's opposition to the bill at third reading, shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer branded it "not fit for purpose" as he repeated demands for MPs to have a meaningful vote on any divo... [Full Article...]

Republicans want memo released that details alleged intelligence abuses

Republicans want memo released that details alleged intelligence abuses Since Meadows voted against S. 139 , does he believe the House leadership should allow a new FISA reform bill to be brought to the floor to address the alleged abuses detailed in the memo? He went on, "Rife with factual inaccuracies and referencing highly classified materials that most of Republican Intelligence Committee members were forced to acknowledge they had never read, this is meant... [Full Article...]

Children Hospitalized, Parents Jailed on Torture Charges

Children Hospitalized, Parents Jailed on Torture Charges Dr. Bruce Perry is a senior fellow at the Child Trauma Academy in Houston. "So what they pick up from us as a group of providers in this hospital is going to be the stepping stone for the future, adjustment to life". "We were all like a part of their nightmare", he said, fighting back tears. The children, ages 2 to 29, are all believed to be the Turpins' biological offspring, authorities said. [Full Article...]

Boucher charged with federal offense in Paul attack

Boucher charged with federal offense in Paul attack Paul and Boucher are neighbors in Bowling Green. Boucher's lawyer, Matt Baker, said in November that the two men had been neighbors for 17 years and were both once practicing physicians. Paul was left with six broken ribs after the incident and was left in "considerable pain", his staffers told BuzzFeed News at the time. "It was sort of, I guess, a living hell for the first four or five week... [Full Article...]

What's 'shut' in Conn. in a federal gov't shutdown?

What's 'shut' in Conn. in a federal gov't shutdown? No such deal has been reached in the Senate. "It's very, very disorganized, maybe because we've been at the brink of the cliff so many times", Cox said. But several smaller feeding programs would not have the money to operate. They eventually received their back pay, and Congress would have to do so in the event of a new shutdown this time around. [Full Article...]

Israeli forces detain four Palestinians in Jenin, driver near Allenby Bridge

Israeli forces detain four Palestinians in Jenin, driver near Allenby Bridge However, a few hours later, the health ministry said it had been mistaken, and that a different man, older and with a similar name, had been killed: Ahmad Ismail Muhammad Jarrar, 31. Twelve Gaza militants, majority from Islamic Jihad, were killed in the destruction of the tunnel and in rescue efforts when Israel destroyed the underground passage on October 30. [Full Article...]

Twitter to notify users exposed to Russian propaganda during U.S. elections

Twitter to notify users exposed to Russian propaganda during U.S. elections In a blog post published Friday, Twitter said those accounts represented about 0.016% of the total subscribers on the platform at the time, but it emphasized the seriousness of the findings. Twitter also said its second assessment found another 13,512 Russian-linked automated accounts, for a total of 50,258, that tweeted election-related content during the 10 weeks before the 2016 election. [Full Article...]

World's Regard For US Leadership Hits Record Low In Gallup Poll

World's Regard For US Leadership Hits Record Low In Gallup Poll While tens of millions of Trump supporters cheered his win a year ago, millions of Americans participated in a worldwide women's march the day after his inauguration. Regionally, the image of USA leadership suffered most in the Americas, where approval ratings dropped to a new low. While there is still time for Trump to turn around his presidency, the partisan animosity and wider politic... [Full Article...]

USA slashes aid for Palestinian refugees

USA slashes aid for Palestinian refugees The money was set to be allocated to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) which works with Palestinian refugees. "I have to look at this as not related to our performance but a decision and a debate that was caught up in the aftermath of what of course was the General Assembly resolution on Jerusalem and other matters", Krahenbuhl told AFP in an interview in Jerusalem. [Full Article...]

Putin takes icy plunge into lake for Epiphany celebration

Putin takes icy plunge into lake for Epiphany celebration The lake was frozen and a hole was cut into it so that Putin could take part in the tradition. In the video, he can be seen blessing himself as he lowers himself into the water wearing only his swimming trunks. 3, 2009, in the mountains of the Siberian Tyva region during a short vacation. But it is not the first time that Mr Putin has stripped off to be bare chested in a bid to keep cultivate ... [Full Article...]

Shenzhen to host WTA Finals

Shenzhen to host WTA Finals A new state-of-the-art arena in Shenzhen will be the venue after bids from Manchester, Prague and St Petersburg were unsuccessful. Prize money will double from the current US$7 million. Key players welcomed the move, and the big boost in money they will earn. "The championship is being taken to a place that's willing to grow the sport and investing in the sport", she said. [Full Article...]

Winter Storm Blankets US South in Ice, Snow

Winter Storm Blankets US South in Ice, Snow Most were in Chester and Fairfield counties. Temperatures are expected to drop Wednesday causing rain to change over into snow. "You can't see the black ice; it's invisible", said Younger, who had been driving roads since 5 a.m. More than 23cm of snow has fallen in Durham, North Carolina, since Monday , with 15cm or more measured at various locations across southern Virginia, the NWS said... [Full Article...]

Martin Luther King Jr. remembered in Paducah on his 89th birthday

Martin Luther King Jr. remembered in Paducah on his 89th birthday Martin Luther King III speaks in front of the Martin Luther King Jr . Echoes of our nation's past were heard through the streets of Athens as people of all backgrounds marched near the Limestone County Courthouse. He restated King's dream that Americans should not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. "Some may go further and say he is a racist, what I a... [Full Article...]

Two Point Hospital is Theme Hospital's spiritual successor. Coming Autumn

Two Point Hospital is Theme Hospital's spiritual successor. Coming Autumn The gag is that the man's head has turned into a light bulb...get it? ResetEra have dug up the trademark for Two Point Hospital , which suggests what we're getting could be, could being operative word, a spiritual successor to Theme Hospital , which for my money is the finest of all of the Theme games. [Full Article...]

One in four teens can't read basic text, but can work cellphones

One in four teens can't read basic text, but can work cellphones In looking at the age group of 14-18, the survey - to begin with - offers insights into the performance of the Right to Education Act, eight years after it made elementary education a fundamental right. Currently, one in every 10 individuals falls in the age group of 14-18 making it necessary to study their educational progress, the report says. "It's important to address it". [Full Article...]


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