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by | March 16, 2017 | 00:55

Adam Schiff, D-Calif., according to a congressional official. " President Trump has to provide the American people, not just the Intelligence Committee, but the American people with evidence that his predecessor, former president of hte United States, was guilty of breaking the law", McCain said in a Sunday CNN interview .

by | March 16, 2017 | 00:45

The US Justice Department announced on Wednesday that charges have been brought in relation to the 2014 attack which targeted around 500 million Yahoo accounts . The spies are officers of FSB, a successor organization to Russia's KGB. Al Jazeera's White House correspondent James Bays said there was "no direct link" between the Yahoo hack and the hacking of Democratic Party emails, which took place during the 2016 USA presidential election.

by | March 16, 2017 | 00:49

The UN's children's agency UNICEF announced Monday that 2016 was the worst year yet for young Syrians, reporting at least 652 children died in the ongoing conflict, which will enter its sixth year on Wednesday. Six million children inside Syria rely on humanitarian aid, and more than 2 million are living as refugees in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt and Iraq.

by | March 16, 2017 | 00:47

Workers can be banned from the "visible wearing of any political, philosophical or religious sign" including Islamic headscarves , Europe's top court has ruled. The other case involved design engineer Asma Bougnaoui , who was sacked from her IT job when a customer said his staff was "embarrassed" by her headscarf , the Guardian reported.

by | March 16, 2017 | 00:44

Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo said: "Stade Francais will have to answer to the Parisians and Paris, which renovated the stadium". 'The LNR calls for dialogue and will pay close attention to this unprecedented dossier in the world of professional rugby and intends to ensure the interests of all stakeholders, in particular players, coaches and co-workers of both clubs'.

by | March 16, 2017 | 00:46

In the run-up to the vote, party leaders took part in televised debates, with Mr Rutte and Mr Wilders clashing over how to stem immigration. Some of Wilder's supporters told RT ahead of the election that the Party for Freedom is shaping the new political agenda for the Netherlands.

by | March 16, 2017 | 00:45

The bill will now head to the House after passing the Senate in a 22 to 6 vote. According to the Texas Tribune , the Texas Senate on Tuesday tentatively signed off on the so-called "bathroom bill" on a 21-10 vote. "After hearing an outpouring of opposition to this bill during almost 20 hours of citizen testimony last week, it's outrageous that the Texas Senate would advance SB 6 to the House", Winterhof said.

by | March 15, 2017 | 01:22

Critics argue that, even though the new order exempts holders of valid visas and permanent residents with so-called green cards, it will have a very negative effect on schools and universities and the business world, mainly the high tech sector, which employs many highly skilled immigrants.

by | March 15, 2017 | 01:15

And he implied he wasn't committed to a two-state solution. While Trump has indicated he would not impose US dictates on Israel, it's uncertain if he plans to carry through on that. In a gesture to Israel, Tuesday's statement said that Abbas committed to "preventing inflammatory rhetoric and incitement" and to "heighten his outreach efforts to the Israeli public".

by | March 15, 2017 | 01:19

Drivers in Haiti who are involved in accidents rarely stop at the scene because they fear attack by local mobs seeking to extract vigilante justice. A further 13 pedestrians were injured as the coach sped away from the scene of the initial accident, in which the vehicle hit two pedestrians, killing one, AFP reports .

by | March 15, 2017 | 01:15

Park's Blue House had 10 main presidential advisers on foreign policy, economy and other issues, but one position has been vacant since the arrest of one adviser over the scandal. The dogs became instant stars, with unmarried Park regularly posting photos of herself cuddling her four-legged family on her Facebook page, and jokingly referring to them as the "real power holders" at the complex.

by | March 15, 2017 | 01:12

Biren Singh, a former minister in the Congress government who defected to the BJP last October, was elected the BJP's legislative party chief on March 13. The bench said the Congress has failed to show affidavits of support from the smaller parties. Further accusing the BJP of buying MLAs, Rahul said, "It is not about how soon they went, but with how much money the BJP went to steal the mandate of Goa and Manipur".

by | March 15, 2017 | 01:13

Differences also erupted within the Congress on how the Goa issue had been handled. In Goa, the Supreme Court has ordered a floor test on Thursday after the Congress challenged Governor Mridula Sinha's invitation to the BJP's Manohar Parrikar to form the government.

by | March 14, 2017 | 00:49

UConn: The Huskies, who have three players out for the season with injuries, have knocked Cincinnati out of the conference tournament three straight years. In 2015, SMU beat Cincy, 62-54, in the conference tournament championship. "We had an unbelievable year", Bearcats coach Mick Cronin said. If SMU wins, it will play Baylor in the next round.

by | March 14, 2017 | 00:45

Self-styled professional revolutionary Ilich Ramirez Sanchez - better known as Carlos the Jackal - faced judges on Monday to be tried for a grenade attack 43 years ago. The 67-year-old convict cut a grizzled, thinner figure yesterday as he was led smiling into a courthouse in Paris, where he is serving a life sentence for other attacks.

by | March 14, 2017 | 00:44

In the early days of the Iraqi Security Force advance on Mosul, almost 100 corpses were discovered decapitated in a mass grave. McGurk also announced that Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi will visit Washington next week to hold discussions with US President Donald Trump on the further cooperation between two countries.

by | March 14, 2017 | 00:46

British national David Taylor , right, talks to his interpreter during his verdict trial in Bali, Indonesia, Monday, March 13, 2017. Taylor, 34, thanked the judges and said he would not appeal. David Taylor , a dreadlocked DJ who adopted a more sober appearance for the trial, said he accepted the judge's decision. He later claimed he did not realise the police officer would die.

by | March 14, 2017 | 00:42

In January 2017 the unemployment rate in Arkansas dropped to 3.8 percent, down a tenth of a percent from December 2016 (3.9 percent). One private industry showing the most growth was services, which includes fix and maintenance; personal and laundry services; and religious, grantmaking, civic and professional organizations.

by | March 13, 2017 | 01:30

Due to the closure of the Abuja airport, NaijaNews.com learnt that the plane was scheduled to land at the Kaduna airport in the wee hours of Friday, following which he was to be flown by helicopter to the President Villa, Abuja. "This time around I said we better do the same, I didn't know he had the same principles..." Two of the sources said it took intense pressure from his associates before Mr.

by | March 13, 2017 | 01:28

For the second time in two weeks, the Westside Jewish Community Center on Olympic Blvd near Fairfax Avenue received an e-mail yesterday containing a bomb threat. The threats came as the Jewish community celebrated the Purim holiday. Vancouver police attended the scene, and say there is no risk to the public at this time.

by | March 13, 2017 | 01:16

The icing on the cake was a first goal from open play in the 79th minute for Spurs' under-achieving striker Janssen. Despite the striker's absence Tottenham netted six goals against The Lions, with Son Heung-min scoring his first hat-trick for Spurs while Dele Alli, Christian Eriksen and Vincent Janssen also all found the back of the net.

by | March 12, 2017 | 01:12

Melania Trump is more popular than her husband, the president of the United States. There was one demographic the new first lady received higher approval from than any other modern first lady in American history, however: At least 86 percent of Republicans polled said they have a favorable view of Melania Trump , compared to 75 percent for Bush.

by | March 12, 2017 | 01:08

Marine biologist and conservation photographer for Greenpeace Brett Monroe Garner filmed the coral on February 20 and in a statement via Greenpeace said, "I've been photographing this area of the reef for several years now and what we're seeing is unprecedented".

by | March 12, 2017 | 01:10

While we may use Hangouts as a place to converse, Google is following a route similar to Slack and establishing a platform to not only be a place to hold discussions, but quickly jump into video calling when needed. "[It took] a lot of figuring out what the right thing to do for enterprise users was", remarked Scott Johnston , director of product management for Google Drive.

by | March 11, 2017 | 00:53

In the 40-second video , Kim Han-sol, clad in black clothes, spoke from an unidentified location. "I'm now with my mother and my sister", the man can be heard saying in English after identifying himself as Kim Han-sol. The group's website stated that it responded to "an emergency request by survivors of the family of Kim Jong-nam for extraction and protection". His family are believed to have been hidden with the help of a humanitarian group.

by | March 11, 2017 | 00:49

Jonathan Joseph, Jack Nowell and Ben Youngs are all recalled in the backline while Billy Vunipola is passed fit to join his brother Mako on an extremely potent looking bench. "We have another two games to go in this Championship and this next one is obviously pretty important". A win for Scotland in this game would see them win the Triple Crown for the first time since 1990 when Ian McGeechan's side completed the Grand Slam.

by | March 11, 2017 | 00:50

By pushing the church toward more open debate about married priests, Francis may anger Catholic conservatives who are already opposed to his move to offer communion to some divorcees who remarry in civil courts. The church allows some exceptions to the rule. The announcement confirmed President Juan Manuel Santos' claim made last September that Pope Francis would visit the Andean nation in 2017.

by | March 11, 2017 | 00:50

Wilson-Reybould told the media gender-based violence and sexual assault are never acceptable and the government will always stand up for victims. Norman Sabourin, Executive Director and Senior General Council at the Canadian Judicial Council, told CTV News Channel removals are recommended when the "public has lost confidence in a judge's ability to discharge the duties of office".

by | March 11, 2017 | 00:47

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced yesterday that his government will spend $ 650 million on sexual and reproductive initiatives worldwide. Trudeau has been trying to convince skeptics on both sides of the political spectrum that the country needs both new pipelines and a carbon-pricing plan meant to cut back on greenhouse gas emissions.

by | March 11, 2017 | 00:47

The Huffington Post reports that Representatives Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) and Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), the chairman and ranking member of the committee sent a letter to Trump advising him of the possible violation. Democrats and Republicans in Congress don't seem to agree on much these days, but leaders from both parties appear to share an interest in the legality of President Donald Trump's social media habits.