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Flynn charged with one count of making false statement

Flynn charged with one count of making false statement But failure to register under the law formed the basis of criminal charges against Paul Manafort, Trump's former campaign chairman, and Manafort's deputy Richard Gates in lateOctober. According to the special counsel, Flynn lied to investigators about the nature of the phone calls and texts he had with the Russian ambassador during the transition period after the election. [Full Article...]

Wisconsin's Troy Fumagalli wins Big Ten Tight end of the Year award

Wisconsin's Troy Fumagalli wins Big Ten Tight end of the Year award Senior tight end Troy Fumagalli , a Mackey Award finalist, earned the Kwalick-Clark Tight End of the Year. Ohio State could have a playoff argument to make on Sunday, but the Buckeyes have to make it that far first. In order the Badgers to win, they'll have to get Taylor going early and quarterback Alex Hornibrook will have to avoid any mistakes. Named to the first team by the coaches was def... [Full Article...]

Irish minister calls for 'political solution' to avoid hard border post-Brexit

Irish minister calls for 'political solution' to avoid hard border post-Brexit The set up would allow Northern Ireland to leave the customs union with the rest of Britain but still operate different rules on cross-border trade to the mainland UK. European Council leader Donald Tusk is due to meet Ireland's prime minister in Dublin, with the status of the Irish border threatening to derail divorce talks between the EU and Britain. [Full Article...]

Trump considers plan to replace Tillerson with Central Intelligence Agency chief

Trump considers plan to replace Tillerson with Central Intelligence Agency chief Asked whether he wanted Tillerson to remain in his job, Trump sidestepped the question, telling reporters at the White House: "He's here". "Oh I think his future right now is to continue working hard as the Secretary of State, continue working with the president to carry out his agenda". [Full Article...]

Gunmen attack Peshawar's University of Agriculture

Gunmen attack Peshawar's University of Agriculture At least one person was injured as armed assailants opened fire at Peshawar's Agriculture Directorate on Friday, reported Pakistan-based DawnNews. The attackers were wearing full-face veils, witnesses told Pakistani media. "Police and army commandos have cordoned off the campus". The university was closed due to Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) holiday. The rapid response force has also initiated it... [Full Article...]

Kirron Kher blames victim for gangrape in Chandigarh

Kirron Kher blames victim for gangrape in Chandigarh Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher who had maintained silence over the gangrape of a 21-year-old on November 17, on Wednesday said the victim should have been more cautious and not boarded an autorickshaw in which already two men were sitting. Kirron Kher is an iconic actress who has been highly appreciated for her on-screen performances and respected for the strong opinions she holds, but these "strong... [Full Article...]

Conyers has been admitted to the hospital, aide says

Conyers has been admitted to the hospital, aide says Since then, at least two other female former staffers have accused Conyers of sexual harassment. "He pointed to areas - genital areas of his body and asked me to touch him", she said on " Today ". Despite the continued harassment, Brown said she "endured it" because she "needed the income" to raise her kids. Conyers returned to MI this week while the controversy surrounding him intensifies. [Full Article...]

Undocumented Immigrant Not Guilty in Death of Steinle

Undocumented Immigrant Not Guilty in Death of Steinle According to the Chronicle, the San Francisco Superior Court jury found Zarate not guilty of assault with a firearm, and convicted him of being a felon in possession of a gun. The prosecution has always maintained that Garcia Zarate had the gun all along, aimed it at Steinle and fired. Garcia Zarate's undocumented status and San Francisco's status as a "sanctuary city" prompted widespread ... [Full Article...]

Trump to shrink national monuments next week

Trump to shrink national monuments next week Senator Orrin Hatch says he believes the outcome will "strike an excellent balance where everyone wins ". Hatch and Utah Gov. Gary Herbert said Trump called them in October to say that he would adopt Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendation to downsize the two monuments , which protect a combined 3.6 million acres of federal land. [Full Article...]

Trump Considers Recognizing Jerusalem As the Capital of Israel

Trump Considers Recognizing Jerusalem As the Capital of Israel Trump pledged on the campaign trail previous year that he would move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a long-time goal of Republican politicians. On Wednesday, White House spokesman Sarah Sanders described an earlier report saying Trump would order an embassy move as "premature". Diplomatic missions around the Muslim world were reportedly told to be wary of possible protests next week whe... [Full Article...]

Hopes fading, Argentina ends rescue aspect of search for sub

Hopes fading, Argentina ends rescue aspect of search for sub The ARA San Juan had a seven-day supply of air when it reported its last position on November 15. " More than double the number of days have passed where it would have been possible to rescue the crew ", Balbi said. "I want to know what happened and I do not believe in any of the official hypotheses", Tagliapietra said, his voice cracking up". While some family members have criticised the Na... [Full Article...]

Pope wraps up contentious Myanmar visit

Pope wraps up contentious Myanmar visit Today, he is expected to meet a group of Rohingya refugees who have fled from Myanmar. In a statement, the Organization said agreement between Bangladesh and Myanmar for repatriation of Rohingya refugees must clearly identify the terms and conditions, including the numbers that will be returned and provide guarantees of safety. [Full Article...]

Vote for me, I have no penis, says Mich. candidate

Vote for me, I have no penis, says Mich. candidate Nessel, a candidate in next year's Democrat primary, is a former prosecutor who started a law firm of her own in 2005, according to her campaign website . "We've heard some pretty lewd stories coming out". The Michigan Republican Party accused Nessel of exploiting a national sexual harassment and assault crisis "for personal gain" and questioned why she has not called for Democratic U.S. [Full Article...]

White House press secretary says Trump's racist tweets 'elevate the conversation'

White House press secretary says Trump's racist tweets 'elevate the conversation' Sanders also discussed tax reform, saying the president's priorities are fulfilled in both the House and Senate bills. The New York Times reported Thursday morning that the White House has developed a plan to replace Tillerson with with current CIA Director Mike Pompeo, and to replace Pompeo with Sen. [Full Article...]

USGS reports 5.1 magnitude quake felt throughout East Coast

USGS reports 5.1 magnitude quake felt throughout East Coast An natural disaster centered near Dover was felt for hundreds of miles along the East Coast. The USGS initially reported the natural disaster as a 4.4 magnitude. The last moderate quake to hit the region was in 2011, which was centered in Virginia and rattled parts of New Jersey and NY, causing buildings to sway in cities and towns across the region. [Full Article...]

Father of Beastie Boys Member Ad-Rock Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Father of Beastie Boys Member Ad-Rock Accused of Sexual Misconduct Israel Horovitz , now 78, told the publication that he has "a different memory" of some of the alleged encounters, but apologized in a statement. Horovitz is the latest prominent figure in the entertainment industry to be accused of sexual misconduct since allegations of harassment were first published against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. [Full Article...]

United States drone hits Pakistan-Afghan border, kills three

United States drone hits Pakistan-Afghan border, kills three The strike took place before dawn on the Kurram Agency border with Afghanistan. It was unclear if Rasheed was at the compound at the time of the strike, they said, speaking on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to the media, Associated Press said in its report. [Full Article...]

Geraldo Responds To Lauer

Geraldo Responds To Lauer Geraldo Rivera , who spoke highly of Matt Lauer Wednesday and commented at length about sexual harassment, apologized Thursday for calling journalism a "flirty" business and saying the current wave of accusations might be "criminalizing courtship & conflating it [with] predation". [Full Article...]

Former Facebook exec says she was harassed on flight

Former Facebook exec says she was harassed on flight On Twitter , Zuckerberg posted the letter she'd written to Alaska Airlines' leadership team detailing the experience. Zuckerberg said the man made "explicit, lewd, and highly offensive sexual comments". The man also became steadily more inebriated as the flight went on-at one point, Zuckerberg says, he had three alcoholic beverages on his tray table. [Full Article...]

Paul Manafort Reaches $11M Bail Deal

Paul Manafort Reaches $11M Bail Deal A motion to modify the conditions of Mr. Manafort's release was filed in court Thursday by his attorney and indicates that the modifications were reached in conjunction with special counsel Robert Mueller's legal team. Manafort's guard group said the properties are worth more than $11 million, subsequent to existing home loans are deducted. The bail agreement will allow Manafort to travel with... [Full Article...]


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