• Ethics Office Says White House Investigating Two Kushner Loans
Ethics Office Says White House Investigating Two Kushner Loans

Earlier in March, Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) wrote to OGE asking whether Kushner's meetings with companies who later loaned money to his family presented a ethics issues for the top White House aide. Both companies have insisted their officials did nothing wrong in meeting with Kushner. In one case cited by the Times , Citigroup lent $325...

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  • Australia expels 2 Russian diplomats amid nerve agent attack row
Australia expels 2 Russian diplomats amid nerve agent attack row

It's the most Russian diplomats to be expelled in a single action in US history, though former President Ronald Reagan sent home 80 Soviet embassy staff and United Nations personnel in two separate orders in 1986. Former U.S. ambassador to Russia , Alexander Vershbow, an Atlantic Council distinguished fellow, agrees, telling VOA: "Russian fing...

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  • Hungary expels Russian diplomat - foreign ministry
Hungary expels Russian diplomat - foreign ministry

Christopher Costa, executive director of the International Spy Museum in Washington. The United States said on Monday it would expel 60 Russian diplomats, joining governments across Europe in punishing the Kremlin for a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain that they have blamed on Moscow.

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  • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation expels 7 Russian diplomats over spy poisoning
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation expels 7 Russian diplomats over spy poisoning

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said that in addition to expelling the seven Russian officials , he would also deny pending credential requests for three other Russians. "This decision represents the price and the consequences of Russia's behavior", Stoltenberg said. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov today accused Washington of ap...

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  • Trump stayed in touch with former aide accused of domestic abuse
Trump stayed in touch with former aide accused of domestic abuse

Trump has told trusted advisers that he understands that he likely can't rehire Porter, as the optics would be disastrous, the sources said. Rob Porter, the former White House staff secretary, with U.S. Porter denied both of the women's accusations but still resigned protesting his innocence. At a Senate hearing in February, FBI Director Chri...

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  • CNN Poll Shows Highest Approval for Trump in almost a Year
CNN Poll Shows Highest Approval for Trump in almost a Year

President Donald Trump's approval rating is at its highest point since it first began to fall early previous year, according to CNN. Voters are especially pleased with Trump's handling of the economy. Trump's claims of absolute innocence - 63 percent to 21 percent. Majorities say he can not bring the kind of change the country needs (52%) and tha...

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  • Is Paul Ryan about to resign?
Is Paul Ryan about to resign?

But the former Republican vice-presidential candidate also hasn't committed to running for re-election this fall, telling several media outlets over the past three months that he hasn't yet discussed the possibility of running for another term in Congress with his wife.

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  • LS adjourned till Wednesday: No Trust Motion not taken up
LS adjourned till Wednesday: No Trust Motion not taken up

As the disturbances continued, Speaker Mahajan said she can not take up the notice for the motion on trust vote and adjourned the House for the day amid loud protests from opposition benches. Naidu first adjourned the House for 15 minutes and asked the floor leaders to come to his chamber. "We want to give them farewell", Naidu said, asking members...

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  • NYC Firefighter Killed In Huge Fire On Set Of Edward Norton Movie
NYC Firefighter Killed In Huge Fire On Set Of Edward Norton Movie

The blaze erupted in the unoccupied basement of the building in upper Manhattan after the movie crew had just finished shooting a scene in a former jazz club there, the CBS affiliate in NY reported in the segment above. Michael Davidson is survived by his wife and four children. Eric Phillips , Mayor Bill de Blasio's press secretary, twe...

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  • UTC Women's Tennis Takes 4-2 Win At Alabama State
UTC Women's Tennis Takes 4-2 Win At Alabama State

The Trailblazers dropped all three doubles matches to dig a hole. They played together for just the second time this season and earned their first win. The girls match was equally close with the Lady Lions (3-0) prevailing by a similar 5-4 count, despite Heritage (0-1) No. 1 seed Landrie Fleming having a strong singles performance with an 8-0 bagel...

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  • Survivor Emma Gonzalez marks 6 minutes of strength and silence at rally
Survivor Emma Gonzalez marks 6 minutes of strength and silence at rally

The marches in Washington and across the U.S. were spearheaded by survivors of the Parkland shooting , many of whom were in the nation's capital on Saturday. "My grandfather had a dream that his four little children will not be judged by the color of the skin, but the content of their character". She has been at the forefront of the #NeverAg...

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  • Pakistan's first transgender newscaster Maavia Malik appears on television
Pakistan's first transgender newscaster Maavia Malik appears on television

She claims to have read the basics of journalism and civics and has already dabbled in modelling, The Dawn reported. Not one to give up, the courageous anchor said, "There was also no social acceptance but I did not back down". "We should be given equal rights and be considered ordinary citizens, instead of third-gender". 'Pakistan has been i...

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  • Kerala Crime: Radio Jockey Rajesh hacked to death in Thiruvananthapuram
Kerala Crime: Radio Jockey Rajesh hacked to death in Thiruvananthapuram

Rajesh and his friend Kuttan had just returned from a programme and were unloading their equipment at the studio when a group of unidentified assailants came in a vehicle and attacked them with sharp weapons. Rajesh's social media profile says he had worked with Red FM as a RJ, before joining the Kerala FM station in Doha. According to reports,...

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  • Lingayat decision by Siddaramaiah ploy to divide Hindus: Amit Shah
Lingayat decision by Siddaramaiah ploy to divide Hindus: Amit Shah

BJP national president Amit Shah declared all's well between sparring state leaders BS Yeddyurappa and KS Eshwarappa by posing with them for a photo-op after dinner diplomacy here on Monday night. He says Yeddyurappa ran the most corrupt Govt ever", tweeted Gandhi. "Now that the BJP IT cell has announced Karnataka elections, time for a ...

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  • Putin announce day of mourning for mall fire
Putin announce day of mourning for mall fire

A total of 69 people, including 24 children and one emergency worker, are on the list of those hospitalized. These are not armed hostilities. "What's happening here? This isn't war, it's not an unexpected methane explosion at a coal mine.

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  • MMM Founder Sergei Mavrodi Is Dead, Aged 62
MMM Founder Sergei Mavrodi Is Dead, Aged 62

According to a report by Moscow-based daily newspaper Moskovskij Komsomolets, the former deputy of the State Duma died in the Russian capital, Moscow , after he felt weakness and pain in the chest area. He was sentenced to four years, 6 months in a penal colony. A development that prompted the Russian Embassy in South Africa to warn South Afri...

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  • Khap interference in marriages absolutely illegal: SC
Khap interference in marriages absolutely illegal: SC

Led by Chief Justice Dipak Misra , the three-judge bench also laid down strict guidelines meant to prevent khap panchayats from interfering in such matters till the Parliament passes legislation on the same. Counsel said such panchayats were age-old traditions and they did now encourage inter-caste marriages. They had claimed that they were pe...

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  • Ex-Finance Ministry official denies Abe, wife ordered papers altered
Ex-Finance Ministry official denies Abe, wife ordered papers altered

The finance ministry admitted on March 12 that it had altered documents about a heavily discounted sale of state-owned land to school operator Moritomo Gakuen, which had ties to Abe's wife, Akie. His close ally, Finance Minister Taro Aso, has also denied involvement in the alterations made by ministry officials. However, it was later found that r...

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  • Watch out world, Bolton the superhawk has landed in the White House
Watch out world, Bolton the superhawk has landed in the White House

He previously reported for the American Independent News Network, ThinkProgress, and Inter Press Service. Of course, Trump would need the unlikely approval of Congress for any major intervention, but the intervention does not have to be on a regular armed conflict.

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  • Talks Ease Concerns Over Potential Trade War With China
Talks Ease Concerns Over Potential Trade War With China

Beijing could also inflict pain on United States multinationals that rely on China for a substantial - and growing - portion of their total revenues, said Alex Wolf, senior emerging markets economist at Aberdeen Standard Investments. Despite a steady stream of fierce rhetoric from Chinese state media lambasting the United States for being a "b...

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  • Cambridge Analytica Sent Foreigners To Work On US Elections, Former Employees Say
Cambridge Analytica Sent Foreigners To Work On US Elections, Former Employees Say

The discussion now focuses on one case and one scandal, but it is worthwhile to look at what is really going on in the data business . And this is where politicians have learnt not to use facts, but have learnt the awesome skills on using something in the middle, and also creating different cases to create panic - criminality, immigration, and oth...

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  • Citizenship query for census backed
Citizenship query for census backed

The decision to include citizenship question came at the request of the US Department of Justice, which said in December it needed the information to better enforce the Voting Rights Act, arguing that it needed citizenship status data to more aptly guard against racial discrimination in voting.

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  • Funeral Plans Announced For Great Mills School Shooting Victim
Funeral Plans Announced For Great Mills School Shooting Victim

The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office said Monday Rollins shot himself in the head after shooting Jaelynn. Update: 3/26/2018: Evidence indicates at approximately 7:57 am on March 20, 2018, the shooter, fired a single shot from a handgun in Great Mills High School Hallway F, striking Jaelynn Willey and Desmond Barnes.

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  • At Least 64 Dead After Fire At Siberian Shopping Center
At Least 64 Dead After Fire At Siberian Shopping Center

At least 56 people have died in a horrific shopping mall fire in Kemerovo, Russia . The fire , one of the deadliest in Russian Federation since the break-up of the Soviet Union, swept through the upper storeys of the Winter Cherry shopping centre on Sunday afternoon where a cinema complex and children's play area were located.

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  • Herve Renard Has his List Ready for 2018 World Cup
Herve Renard Has his List Ready for 2018 World Cup

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says Australia may cut its involvement in the World Cup in Russian Federation. But I think we're just going to have to get used to working with it - and try to get to grips with it as quickly as possible before the World Cup starts.

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