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Russian Federation not rushing to boot out spies

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While Scotland Yard carries out its investigation, it was believed that Yulia Skripal had suffered irreversible brain damage, but that appears to no longer be the case after she responded well to treatment. Britain and Russian Federation have expelled 23 of each other's diplomats in a crisis that has escalated into a Cold War-style diplomatic showdown between Moscow and the West. Read More »

Milpitas school board prez favors arming teachers

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Burke didn't explicitly state whether or not teachers should be armed, but discussed prioritizing 911 calls and quicker response times from law enforcement. "I'm a little bit frustrated and disappointed since this is an issue that directly affects students", Chisato Kimura, a Lawrence High School senior, said after the hearing. Read More »

Scarlett Johansson To Star In Taika Waititi's Next Film

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At that time Waititi suggested the film could be a New Zealand-German co-production that would be partly partly shot here. The boy, who will play a member of the Hitler Youth, has not yet been cast. However, he already has a discussion with Johansson regarding the role. The imaginary Hitler in the film will be the creation of a boy who misses his father and a combination of his father and the notorious dictator. Read More »

James matches MJ mark as Cavaliers stop Hornets

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James matched Jordan's 17-year-old mark Wednesday night against the Jordan-owned Charlotte Hornets when he scored on a powerful alley-oop dunk on a pass from J.R. "There are going to be more records down the road he'll be breaking if he continues at this pace, if he continues to stay healthy and he continues to produce the numbers that he's been producing". Read More »

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy to face corruption trial

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His appeal will be heard on June 25, it said. Sarkozy is suspected of attempting to obtain secret information in 2014 via his lawyer Thierry Herzog from a prosecutor about the status of an investigation into campaign financing. Influence-peddling can be punished in France by up to five years in prison and a fine of 500,000 euros ($682,000). As president, he would have been covered by immunity from prosecution for the length of his term. Read More »

Obama Will Attend Sen. Claire McCaskill's Fundraiser in Beverly Hills

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Hawley's ad features clips of the incumbent Missouri senator saying "I fought the establishment nearly every step of the way in my career", and "I could care less what the national party thinks". "I won the places that are optimistic, diverse, dynamic, moving-forward, and his whole campaign, 'Make America Great Again, ' was looking backwards ", Clinton said. Read More »

Judge denies bail for 'Serial' podcast phenom Adnan Syed

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A new trial is not yet written in stone. In 2016, a lower Maryland court overturned Syed's conviction and ordered a new trial (though Syed was later denied bail, keeping him behind bars), and prosecutors appealed, which is how today's decision plays into things. Read More »

Waterloo chosen for medical cannabis dispensary

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Permits will be required to purchase medical marijuana, with sales to begin by December 1. The work should be done within two months and then he'd be ready to ramp up cannabis production, he added. Now the dispensaries are required to be nonprofit. Several bills that would do so are pending and the governor has said he supports the move. "I am hopeful that we will see medical marijuana as a weapon available to patients and physicians in the fight, preemptively, against our opioid ... Read More »

Jeb Bush Blasts Trump Family: My Kids 'Actually Love Me'

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When asked about the 2016 GOP presidential primaries, he joked, "I'm not going to talk about the 2016 election". Bush, a former Florida governor, also said Trump was 'Republican in basically name only'. "Jeb! I love everything about my father". Aside from his jokes about the president, Bush said he wanted politics to return to a politer discourse rather than the aggressive, combatitive, personality-politics of the past election. Read More »

Laura Ingraham Apologizes for Tweet As Advertisers Raise Concerns

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A pet-food company is pulling its ads from Laura Ingraham's show after a Parkland shooting survivor called for a boycott against brands that advertise on the host's Fox News program. Ingraham's tweet sparked a backlash in the media. Hogg replied a few hours later on Twitter , asking who the Fox News host's biggest advertisers were. Read More »

Theresa May vows to keep UK united after Brexit

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That's why she's going on a tour of the UK's four nations with a promise to keep the country "strong and united". As she visited parts of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland yesterday, her key message is one of unity for all those who voted for or against Brexit in the June 2016 referendum. Read More »

Porn star seeks Trump's answers under oath

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Mr Avenatti's documents were filed in the US District Court in California. "We expect this any day". A hearing on the issue is scheduled in downtown Los Angeles at 10 a.m. If successful, it would be the first deposition of a sitting president since 1998 when Bill Clinton was forced to give evidence about his conduct with women. Read More »

Distracted driving tops drivers' concerns, AAA study finds

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A recent survey of Washington State drivers found that 96% agree that using a cell phone while driving is unsafe, 88% said they don't check social media while driving and most said they do not read incoming texts, and only 1% felt "comfortable" being a passenger in a vehicle with a driver who was texting. Read More »

Japan must avoid bilateral trade talks with USA - finance minister Aso

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Kono also asks for the U.S. to stick to WTO rulings, but we all know that's not going to happen. "There are tens of thousands of American soldiers and their families living within their range, so I think they are also concerned with medium- to short-range missiles", he said, referring to USA troops stationed in South Korea and Japan . Read More »

"Ramji" In BR Ambedkar's Name In All UP Documents, Orders Yogi Adityanath

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The government passed an order asking all departments and high court benches in Lucknow and Allahabad to replace "Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar " in records with "Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar", reported The Times of India . A fuming Samajwadi Party was loudest while claiming that the UP government is playing petty politics to woo the Dalit electorate ahead of next year's crucial elections. Read More »

Ex-Parole Board chief criticises justice ministry over Worboys case

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In commenting about the case, the now former chair of the Parole Board Nick Hardwick once argued: "It would be a bad day for us all if people's rightful abhorrence of Worboys' crimes or even justified concern about a Parole Board decision allowed these basic principles of justice to be overturned". Read More »

WRAPUP 3-Cricket-Lehmann resigns as disgraced trio return to Australia

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Darren Lehmann, coach of the scandal-tainted Australia cricket team, said Thursday he would quit after the fourth and final Test of a series in South Africa. I need to take a deep breath and spend time with my family, friends and trusted advisers. "The thing that breaks my heart the most is that Ive given up my spot in the team for free". Read More »

Patriots Point celebrating Vietnam Veterans Day Thursday

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All Vietnam veterans and their immediate family will be offered free admission Thursday and each Vietnam veteran who visits will receive a Vietnam veteran lapel pin from the Defense Department. All answered the call of duty. Groveland Mayor Dina Sweatt was overcome with emotion while attempting to announce to those attending a recent city council meeting that a special plaque would be unveiled at the Groveland Veterans Garden in recognition of Vietnam Veterans. Read More »

French police hunt driver who tried to ram soldiers

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A motorist has attempted to hit soldiers , who were jogging near an army base in southern France , local media reported. French police arrested a man suspected of driving a stolen vehicle at a group of soldiers jogging outside their base in the foothills of the Alps on Thursday, a police source said , quoted by Reuters . Read More »

White House disputes Daniels' claim of threat

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In an earlier filing in response to her lawsuit , Cohen said he has the right to seek as much as $20 million from Daniels for breaches of the nondisclosure agreement. Mr Avenatti is just one on a growing list of lawyers looking to question Mr Trump. The arbitration clause, he wrote, "plainly is created to prevent public disclosure of an illegal campaign contribution by mandating that disputes between Plaintiff and Mr. Read More »

Haley: US won't fund more than 25 percent of United Nations peacekeeping budget

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Last year, the United States, the largest financial contributor to the UN peacekeeping force, negotiated a $ 600 million reduction in its contribution, but Hailie said the administration wanted more cuts. "This is a cap required by US law". President Donald Trump's administration has complained about the expense before. Last year, 59 United Nations peacekeepers died "through malicious acts", a stark increase from 2016 when 34 peacekeepers were killed, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres ... Read More »

Hawk softball continues hot season start with back-to-back wins

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Gamch said the team's main focus this season was to become closer as a family, and that the team had been doing a lot of team bonding and building activities that she see's have made a difference this year. I don't think anything consciously changed, it just took one hit and our confidence grew at the plate. "On the field it's easy for me, I guess". For the third time, the Aces added a run on the scoreboard. Read More »