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Trump's Team, FBI In Talks About Possible Mueller Interview With POTUS


The legal team is exploring standards for presidential interviews and has sought clarification for the location of the interview, the topics that would be discussed and the length of the session. A third, Jay Sekulow, did not respond to NBC's request for comment. But the president himself had not been interviewed yet in the election meddling case that has morphed to include his axing of Comey. Read More »

U.S. to end special protections for Salvadoran immigrants


Bush extended Temporary Protected Status to Salvadorans who were in the US, after major earthquakes devastated parts of El Salvador. Salvadorans will have until September 2019 to leave or obtain other legal options to stay in the United States, according to the Washington Post. Read More »

Braintree MP James Cleverly handed promotion in cabinet reshuffle

However, Education Secretary Justine Greening, Conservative Party chairman Sir Patrick McLoughlin, Business Secretary Greg Clark and the Leader of the Commons Andrea Leadsom are among those reported to be vulnerable. Speaking to the BBC's Andrew Marr this weekend, she defended the way the NHS had coped with the pressures, but admitted "nothing's perfect" and that more needed to be done. Read More »

May's cabinet reshuffle begins with confusion over chairman

May, weakened by the loss of the Conservative Party's majority in an election gamble last June, moved to reshuffle her team of top ministers after ending past year with a deal to shift talks with the European Union to a second phase. Update: Northern Ireland secretary James Brokenshire has just resigned, citing ill-health, opening up another role for May to fill. The appointment of Mr Lewis was part of a wider revamp of the party's top team. Read More »

Ohio Senate Race: Kasich Out, 2 Gov. Hopefuls Ponder Jumping In


Businessman Mike Gibbons is the only Republican left in the race at this point. And his attempt at a rematch was not going smoothly, either: In December , the Franklin County GOP endorsed Gibbons over Mandel by an overwhelming margin. John Kasich was telling friends in no uncertain terms he was not running for the Senate and hinting at another run for president in 2020. Mandel will finish his term as treasurer that ends in 2018. Read More »

Sensex, Nifty scale records on global cues


Among sectors, pharma stocks outperformed as Nifty pharma sub-index surged by nearly 1.50 per cent. On the Nifty , apart from Coal India , the top stocks were Lupin , Infosys , Sun Pharma and Indiabulls Housing Finance. The firm logged highest ever quarterly sales performance in terms of value and average realisation in the quarter. The 30-share Sensex soared by 178 points, or 0.52 per cent, to 34,331.85 points, breaching its previous record high (intra-day) of 34,188.85 hit on ... Read More »

Pakistan blacklists Hafiz Saeed's JuD, FIF amid U.S. pressure


Pakistan on Monday banned JuD and Falah-i-Insaniat Foundation (FIF) and other organisations from collecting donations, after Mr. Trump accused Islamabad of giving nothing to the US but "lies and deceit" and providing "safe haven" to terrorists in return for billions of dollars in aid. Read More »

Fire on top floor of Trump Tower in NYC


The small fire was extinguished and there were no injuries reported, NBC News and CBS News said. Video footage from nearby buildings shows smoke billowing out of the building's top floor. There did not appear to be any flames, and it was confirmed that the fire was caused by an electrical box. According to TODAY, dozens of fire fighters were called to the one alarm blaze shortly before 7am local time. Read More »

SC to review Constitutional validity of section 377, seeks reply from Centre


Naz Foundation which dismissed the LGBT community as a negligible part of the population while virtually denying them the right of choice and sexual orientation. The apex court had concluded that privacy included at its core the preservation of personal intimacies and that sexual orientation was an essential attribute of privacy. Read More »

Numbers drawn for $570M Powerball jackpot


The person who bought the ticket still has not been revealed. He told The Telegram : "I'm very excited and overwhelmed". "I know for a fact people do win because friends of mine did a couple of weeks ago", Lust said. One lucky Powerball player hit the ultimate jackpot - scooping up nearly United States dollars $560million (GBP£412m) in one of the biggest wins in lotto history. Read More »

Radiohead Sue Lana Del Rey Claiming She Ripped Off 'Creep'


Lana Del Rey counters that she wasn't lifting " Creep " to make " Get Free " and she'll be fighting back over the legal action. Does Lana Del Rey's 2017 cut " Get Free " sound an terrible lot like Radiohead's Chappelle-nip alt-rock radio staple " Creep " to you? "Their lawyers have been relentless, so we will deal with it in court", she said. Read More »

Benagaluru: Fire breaks out in Kailash bar restaurant, leaves 5 dead


Five men were killed on Monday in a fire at a bar here, police said. As per a report on the NDTV website, three of the victims are in their early twenties. They were identified as 23-year-old Swami, 20-year-old Prasad, 45-year-old Manjunath, 24-year-old Keerthi, and 35-year-old Mahesh. In past one-week several fire incidents have been reported from different part of the country highlighting their ignorant nature towards the safety norms set up by the government. Read More »

Shah: BJP will soon rise to power in Meghalaya


Tura: BJP's national president Amit Shah on Saturday went ballistic against Meghalaya chief minister and Congress leader, Mukul Sangma, in his maiden election campaign rally in poll- bound Meghalaya at Tikrikilla in West Garo Hills. Lashing out at what he called the Communist Party of India-Marxist's (CPI-M) "politics of poverty and backwardness", Shah said that BJP would pave the rapid transformation of the state into a developed one through creation of employment opportunities. Read More »

Man arrested for harassing former cricketer's daughter


Mitti allegedly made around 20 calls to Tendulkar's landline number and threatened to kidnap Sara and marry her forcefully. The police have claimed a diary from Maity's house, in which he wrote Sara's name and proclaimed her as his wife. When asked how the accused got access to Sara's phone number, an officer said, "He somehow managed to get the contact details". Few months ago Sachin Tendulkar had raised a red flag on the fake accounts of his children on Twitter. Read More »

Trump moves back his 'Fake News Awards,' citing high interest


Taking to Twitter , where he often does his little rants, Trump said that he will announce on this coming Monday his new - in all capital letters - "MOST DISHONEST & CORRUPT MEDIA AWARDS OF THE YEAR". During his tenure as President, Mr Trump has repeatedly claimed the media has been unfair to him. They are all bad. And, yes, we are actually talking about a Fake News Awards ceremony that has been created by the leader of the free world. Read More »

Sydney, Australia sees hottest day in more than 70 years


Temperatures are forecast to hit 40degC in Sydney's CBD. Temperatures were expected to remain in the high 30s to early 40s Celsius Monday and the fire ban would be continued, it said. Police have urged people across the state to monitor weather reports, stay hydrated and avoid the sun in the hottest part of the day. "It was scary", Ray Torpy, told the Herald Sun. Read More »

Iran confirms its oil tanker incident, says 30 citizens missing

The Chinese vessel had been damaged but "the safety of the ship was not jeopardized" and all its 21 Chinese crew had been rescued, officials from the Ministry of Transport said. By comparison, the Exxon Valdez was carrying 1.26 million barrels of crude oil when it spilled 260,000 barrels into Prince William Sound off Alaska in 1989. Read More »

Donald Trump suggests he wants United States law to limit free speech


The CIA chief says those kind of questions are coming from "people who just have not accepted the fact that President Trump is the United States president and I'm sorry for them and that". Trump, 71, sent the tweets from the presidential retreat at Camp David , Maryland, where he discussed a legislative agenda for the year with Republican congressional leaders and many Cabinet secretaries. Read More »

The Aadhaar data breach problem


Instead of penalising the reporter, UIDAI should have ordered a thorough internal investigation into the alleged breach and made its findings public. The report claims that a WhatsApp group sold all Aadhaar data available with UIDAI for a sum of Rs500. Read More »

Trump aide, Central Intelligence Agency head defend president's fitness for office


Miller dismissed both Bannon and Wolff's credibility , saying the author was a "garbage author of a garbage book", and that claims in the book were "a pile of trash". A top White House aide on Sunday kept up the drumbeat against former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon , calling his comments in a new book on President Donald Trump "grotesque". Read More »

South Korea seizes another ship suspected of providing oil to North Korea


On Thursday, US President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-In agreed to delay the giant Foal Eagle and Key Resolve joint military drills until after the Winter Olympics, which begin in Pyeongchang on February 9. The newspaper said the ship was registered in Malaysia until mid-2017 and then switched to Panama. The port is on the west coast, south of Incheon. After the tanker loaded refined petroleum product in South Korea, it allegedly transferred 600 tons of oil to the Sam Jong ... Read More »

Explosive Device Injures Two People Near Stockholm Subway Station


Police told news agency TT that the killed man and the injured woman were a couple. "This had then exploded and hurt the man seriously". The background to the incident is not yet clear: "Someone has used explosives". The Aftonbladet has reported that the object was a hand grenade - however police have refused to comment. A spokesman said: 'Police patrols have encountered a person injured in what is believed to be an explosion. Read More »