• Trump Justice Dept. could shift drug prosecution policies

    In 1986, a Republican-led Senate voted not to confirm Sessions, then a USA attorney, for a federal judgeship after allegations of racism were made by fellow US attorneys working in the Department of Justice. "Obviously, wherever the president is, the Republican leadership in Congress is going to be taking their cues from a President Trump", Gotsch said.

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  • Iran Transfers Its Surplus Heavy Water to Oman

    Please see our terms of service for more information. Cohen said he was not "in favor of the Iran deal", but he now opposes its abandonment. Otherwise he risks walking away with little or nothing to show for America's trouble. The agreement put limits on Tehran's nuclear program in return for sanctions relief and the unfreezing of Iranian funds locked in foreign bank accounts.

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  • Egypt's Sisi expresses support for Syrian military

    Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said in an interview with the Portuguese TV network RTP that Syrian government forces are best positioned to combat terrorism and restore stability in the war-torn nation. In another plot, seven cell members are said to have planned to attack Sisi's convoy in Egypt's capital Cairo. Most of the attacks have been claimed by the Egyptian IS affiliate, which also said it bombed a Russian plane over Sinai in October 2015, killing all 224 people on board, a lot of them ...

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  • Leaders: Boko Haram besieging villages in Chibok area

    Instead, the rebels have stepped up attacks as the rainy season draws to an end, making them more mobile. No soldiers have intervened, he added. The federal government has said that talks are continuing with Boko Haram for the release of some 196 Chibok girls still in captivity.

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  • Democratic leader calls Federal Bureau of Investigation director's letter a 'foul deed'

    Democratic leader calls Federal Bureau of Investigation director's letter a 'foul deed'

    Tim Ryan on Thursday wrote a letter to his colleagues in the House, announcing his intention to challenge California Rep. Keeping our leadership completely unchanged will simply lead to more disappointment in future elections. "Vote for me and I will dedicate all of my energy to lead us back into the majority", he added. "To be a strong voice for hard-working families and to uphold the values we cherish as Americans, House Democrats must be unified, strategic and unwavering".

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  • ULFA terrorists ambush Army Convoy in Assam, 3 soldier martyred

    ULFA terrorists ambush Army Convoy in Assam, 3 soldier martyred

    Guwahati: Three soldiers were killed while four were critically injured on Saturday in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Assam's Digboi area. Top army, police and para military officials rushed to the remote area and launched an operation against the militants. Sonowal briefed the Home Minister about the incident, the situation arising out of the explosion and the steps taken to nab the culprits.

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  • LSU holds off North Florida 78-70

    LSU holds off North Florida 78-70

    His counterpart Leonard Fournette added another 98 yards and three touchdowns himself. LSU is 3-0 both straight up and against the spread in its last three meetings with Florida and 5-1 both SU and ATS over the last six encounters. The flawless opportunity to send one of the largest senior classes out on a high note with an easy win. Arkansas has too many ways to win. UPSET WATCH: Vanderbilt is a 10-point underdog at home against Ole Miss.

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  • Japan's Abe to Make Trade Case to Trump in New York Meeting

    Securing the first high-profile global leader meeting is poised to have many advantages: Abe's first-mover visit will give the President-elect a high-profile chance to look Presidential on the global stage. "The point of this meeting is to develop trust and chemistry on a personal level, to reassure people in both countries that everything is fine", said Michael Green, of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, who worked in the George W.

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  • Syrian army makes gains in Aleppo offensive - Russian MoD

    Syrian opposition activists say airstrikes have hit rebel-held eastern Aleppo on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, for the first time in three weeks, fearing it could signal the start of a new government offensive in the northern city. Russian Federation on Tuesday launched coordinated missile strikes against rebels in other parts of Syria, and Moscow for the first time used its only aircraft carrier in combat.

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  • 'Gang-raped' British tourist faces prison in Dubai

    'Gang-raped' British tourist faces prison in Dubai

    The men are understood to have flown back to Birmingham but the woman, who can not be identified, fears a long jail term for breaching the United Arab Emirates' Sharia laws on sex. The charges have been confirmed by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, says Detained in Dubai , who reiterated that " if the facts bear it out, [the case] deserves the utmost concern ".

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  • Kejriwal accuses Modi of taking bribe as Gujarat CM

    Kejriwal accuses Modi of taking bribe as Gujarat CM

    Convening an emergency session of the Delhi Assembly to discuss the "explosive" situation arising out of demonetisation, the Chief Minister had yesterday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his "kadak chai" remark saying the poor was being "fed poison" instead.

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  • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief says Trump's phone conversation with Putin is 'normal thing'

    The business tycoon's election success sparked anxiety, having campaigned heavily using anti-EU rhetoric, standing alongside Ukip leader Nigel Farage and describing his presidency as "Brexit plus plus". this is no time to question the partnership between Europe and the United States". "Specifically in the time of great tensions, when we face so many challenges in the security field, it's important to uphold a dialogue, to have the open channels for political dialogue with Russian Federation".

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  • Japan to supply India with nuclear power equipment, technology

    Japan to supply India with nuclear power equipment, technology

    He noted that India in September 2008 had made its intention of peaceful uses of nuclear energy and also announced moratorium on nuclear tests. India and Japan also called for "expeditious reforms of the United Nations including the UNSC to make it more legitimate, effective and representative, taking into account the contemporary realities of the 21st century and reiterated their resolve to work closely with like-minded partners to realise this goal".

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  • Outrage and fear fuel continuing anti-Trump protests

    Outrage and fear fuel continuing anti-Trump protests

    A day after a protester was shot in Portland, Ore ., rallies were scheduled throughout the day in New York , Los Angeles , Chicago , and many other cities, where organizers said they hoped to continue the momentum after several nights of demonstrations triggered by the real estate mogul's unexpected win in Tuesday's vote.

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  • Bataclan bars Eagles of Death Metal from reopening show

    Bataclan bars Eagles of Death Metal from reopening show

    A concert by British pop legend Sting is marking the reopening of the Paris' Bataclan concert hall one year after suicidal jihadis turned it into a bloodbath and killed 90 revelers with automatic weapons and explosive belts. But Sting , who has just released 57th and 9th, his first rock album in more than a decade, was eager to pump life back into the venue he played with former band The Police in 1979.

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