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House Committee Launches Investigation Into US, Russia Uranium Deal Struck Under Obama


Then in October, he told Congress he was reopening the matter because of new emails found on the computer of disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner, who was married to Huma Abedin, the vice chair of Clinton's campaign. He had "temporarily" removed himself from matters relating to the Russian Federation investigation amid Democrats' allegations that he'd broken ethics rules in his panel's Russian Federation probe. Read More »

Kenya's Supreme Court to hear petition seeking to delay election rerun


The political stand-off has also blunted growth in East Africa's richest economy, a nation valued for its stability and relative freedom in a region plagued by conflict. On Tuesday, police fired teargas and bullets into the air to break up protesters in the capital Nairobi. He said there was nothing yet to show that the poll would not be a sham. Read More »

38 women accuse film director James Toback of sexual harassment


Many women claimed that the director approached them on the streets of New York City and promised stardom. But in meetings framed as interviews or auditions, he allegedly would turn disturbingly personal, with questions veering to masturbation and pubic hair, the Times said. Read More »

UPA government was hostile to me, stalled development in Gujarat: PM Modi


The ferry service is a first of sorts. Praising the long coastline of the state, the prime minister said the government should harness opportunities arising due to it and make efforts to develop the coastal infrastructure. Taking his address further, the Prime Minister said that the focus of the government is on the blue economy which it sees as an integral part of the vision of new India. Read More »

Trump Praises 5 Former Presidents At Texas Hurricane Relief Concert

Bush as well as One America and the Bush Library. Grammy award victor Lady Gaga made a surprise appearance at the concert that also featured country music band Alabama, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer "Soul Man" Sam Moore, gospel legend Yolanda Adams and Texas musicians Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen. Read More »

Dickinson Demands People Seeking Harvey Relief Promise Not To Boycott Israel


The recovery fund, financed primarily by the municipality, is accessible only to applicants who verify that they "will not boycott Israel during the term of this [accord]". Meaning, it's unclear if any Dickinson residents have reached out to the ACLU about having been denied benefits or about filing a lawsuit against the city. Read More »

Egypt police suffer scores of casualties in ambush


He also commanded the armed forces and police for saving Egypt over the past years from meeting the same fate of countries plagued with terrorism, the presidency statement said. The Muslim Brotherhood denies the charge. Militant group Hasm is said to have links with the Islamic State. A violent anti-government campaign in the Sinai Peninsula has grown since the military overthrew democratically elected President Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood in mid-2013. Read More »

Donald Trump to release JFK files, subject to 'further information'


The US National Archives must release the remaining files to the public by Thursday 26 October unless Trump moves to prevent it happening. The documents include more than 3,000 that have never been seen by the public and more than 30,000 that have been previously released, but with redactions. Read More »

New Zealand Just Selected Its Youngest Prime Minister Since 1856


The Labour-NZ First coalition will control 55 of the 120 seats in the country's parliament, meaning it will be dependent on the Green Party and its eight lawmakers to overcome the 61-seat threshold to pass policies. The government's 100 days plan would stay "broadly stay the same" she said, and would include raising the student allowance by NZ$50, banning overseas speculators from buying existing houses, setting up ministerial inquiries into the mental health crisis and historic abuse of ... Read More »

Knife-wielding man wounds five people in Munich


Da Gloria Martins said the victims sustained superficial stab wounds and in one case had been hit by the man. Munich police have detained the man who probably attacked people with a knife. The police have canceled an earlier warning for residents in the area to stay home due to the threat. The authorities previously said they had deployed "all available police forces" to search for the attacker. Read More »

Dominant India thrash Malaysia 6-2 in Asia Cup


India managed three goals in the last quarter to take the scoreline 4-0 in their favour after Satbir Singh has put them ahead in the 39th minute. Harmanpreet Singh (51st), Lalit Upadhyay (52nd) and Gurjant Singh (57th) scored the other goals. Read More »

Follow the progress of Storm Brian as it approaches Kilkenny


The latest update from Met Éireann Reports predicts that the worst of what Storm Brian has to give will happen late tonight (Friday), October 20, and into the early hours of tomorrow morning (Saturday). "We urge people to stay safe along the coast and warn against putting yourself in unnecessary danger by taking 'storm selfies" or driving through flood water - just 30cm is enough to move your auto'. Read More »

California unemployment rate was 5.1 percent in September


Jobless claims are also at lows not seen in a while. Seven supersectors in the commonwealth added jobs over the year. The seasonally adjusted rate factors influences such as weather, holidays and the opening and closing of schools. The preliminary nonfarm payroll jobs estimate for ME was up 3,400 jobs from a year earlier to 621,200 jobs in September, the department said. The number of employed increased by 650 and the number of unemployed decreased by 300. Read More »

Russia Agrees To Israeli Demand For Anti-Iran Buffer Zone In Syria

Bagheri met with several Syrian officials on Wednesday, including Defense Minister Fahd Jasem al-Freij, and Syrian army commander, Maj. According to reports in the British Press outlet Ashar al-Awsat, the Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu told Israel that Moscow has agreed to expand a buffer zone along the Israeli-Syrian border. Read More »

Langford submits official bid to host Amazon's second headquarters


The City of Guelph and the University of Guelph are throwing their support in for Toronto's bid to host Amazon's second worldwide headquarters. With a project that could see Amazon spending as much as $5 billion and hiring 50,000 workers, it has resulted in a mad rush of metro areas around the country submitting bids to the online retailing giant. Read More »

Tillerson Signals Impatience With China on North Korea, Trade


The top US diplomat made clear that the comments delivered in Wednesday's speech - where he also criticized Chinese financing that he said leaves developing countries saddled with debt - weren't off-the-cuff. The US should collaborate with India to create a region of "peace, stability, and growing prosperity - so that it does not become a region of disorder, conflict, and predatory economics", he said. Read More »

White Wash Trend Continues With Nivea Natural Fairness Ad


Others have pointed out that if the demand was not there for skin-lightening products, Nivea would not be selling them. "Now, I have visibly fairer skin , making me feel younger". Empowerment is not too much to ask for. The woman rubs on the lotion and her skin magically turns "fairer". We will. Every African everywhere should stop buying any Nivea product. Read More »