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The attorneys also argue that Maryland and the District of Columbia are struggling to compete economically. The intended objective of filing this case is to ensure that the rights of Marylanders and all American citizens have a transparent and honest government.
  • North Korea frees USA national Otto Warmbier

    North Korea frees USA national Otto Warmbier

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    A senior U.S. official said the State Department was aware Rodman was planning to travel to North Korea, but stressed he is not there in any official capacity. Warmbier appeared emotional at a news conference organized by the North Koreans before his trial in March 2016. This is the first time since January 2014 for Rodman to be in North Korea, and the main goal of the visit is said to be promoting sports exchanges.
  • Jeff Sessions denies secret pre-election Russian Federation meetings

    Jeff Sessions denies secret pre-election Russian Federation meetings

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    Harris was questioning Sessions at a Senate intelligence committee hearing Tuesday about his legal basis for refusing to answer some questions. He called accusations of collusion "an appalling and detestable lie " and derided the suggestion last week by Comey that there were "problematic" issues that forced Sessions to recuse himself from the Russian Federation probe.
  • UK leader holds alliance talks with Northern Ireland party chief

    UK leader holds alliance talks with Northern Ireland party chief

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    There was agreement from the Sinn Fein's president, Gerry Adams , whose party caused the power-sharing arrangement at Stormont to collapse over the failure of the DUP leader, Arlene Foster, to "step aside" during investigation of her part in the alleged "cash for ash" financial scandal.
  • Talks on DUP support for minority UK govt, to continue

    Talks on DUP support for minority UK govt, to continue

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    After deciding to stay on as British PM despite the disastrous election results, Theresa May on Monday unveiled a largely unchanged new cabinet, which met for the first time in the day. "The door of course is still open as long as Brexit negotiations have not been concluded", Mr Macron said. The talks were "productive", May told a news conference in Paris following a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron.
  • Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate on Russia

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    Sessions told the committee he is protecting Trump's right to later on assert executive privilege "if he chooses". He bristled at Wyden and told the OR senator that people are suggesting through innuendo that he has not been honest.
  • HTC U11 specs and launch date for India confirmed

    HTC U11 specs and launch date for India confirmed

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    Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC is all set to launch its latest flagship Android smartphone, "HTC U11" in the Indian tech market on June 16 (Friday). U11's key user-selling point (USP) is its ability to perform a variety of tasks using the new Edge Sense technology, wherein a user can launch apps or shoot a photo on the camera by simply squeezing the phone on its edges.
  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions: I Wanted Comey Gone Before I Took Office

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions: I Wanted Comey Gone Before I Took Office

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    Similar to former FBI Director James Comey , who testified before the same committee last week , Sessions came out ready to defend himself. Sessions continued to insist that he could both recuse himself from the FBI's Russian Federation investigation and support the dismissal of Comey as the FBI director.
  • US college student released by North Korea home, but in coma

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    Otto Warmbier, an American college student jailed in North Korea , was released on Tuesday, according to his parents. It posted a statement on its website touting its association with the "historic trip", saying Rodman is in "the very rare position to be able to claim long-time friendships" with both North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Trump.
  • I didn't plot with Russia, Jeff Sessions tells US Senate

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    Instead, Sessions repeatedly said he is "not able to comment" or "not able to discuss" certain topics, citing either Justice Department "longstanding policy", and later, that he is protecting President Donald Trump's right to later on assert executive privilege "if he chooses".
  • Aston Martin launches AMR sub-brand

    Aston Martin launches AMR sub-brand

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    The interior is created to match the exterior, combining different types of leather and Alcantara, plus contrasting coloured accents, to complement the various paint jobs. The most dramatic of these is the AMR Aero Kit. Along with a new front splitter and dive planes, a set of side sills and a fixed rear spoiler are available.
  • EU leaders to back closer defence ties, Paris climate accord: Summit draft

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    And that will increase U.S. GDP $75-80 billion annually (citizensclimatelobby.org) while phasing out fossil fuels, globally within the next decade (Newsweek), which is about all the time we have left. Also in 2015, Citibank found that not addressing climate change will cost $44 trillion by 2060, while investing in low-carbon energy would save $1.8 trillion through 2040, as compared to a business-as-usual scenario.
  • Sasha Obama stuns at Sweet 16 celebration with family and friends

    Sasha Obama stuns at Sweet 16 celebration with family and friends

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    To celebrate her Sweet 16, the internet chose to shower Sasha with some (age appropriate) birthday praise. Peep the Twitter reactions to her birthday photos below. Her real first name is Natasha . The internet responded in shock, with Carolyn Copeland declaring "Everything I know is a lie" while Saeed Jones joked: "I am shooketh".
  • En 10 años, deuda de municipios incrementó 107.1 por ciento, revela estudio

    En 10 años, deuda de municipios incrementó 107.1 por ciento, revela estudio

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    De acuerdo al Centro de Estudios de las Finanzas Públicas (CEFP), en su estudio " Obligaciones Financieras de los Municipios de México al Primer Trimestre de 2017 ", el municipio capitalino ocupa el sitio 24 de 713 municipios, con base a las obligaciones fiscales reportadas a la Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público (SHCP).
  • Diario: Fiscalía imputa a Moreira por crisis del agua en La Paz

    Diario: Fiscalía imputa a Moreira por crisis del agua en La Paz

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    El abogado aseveró en contacto con ERBOL que la imputación ya está radicada en el juzgado cautelar anticorrupción, y que en la misma la Fiscalía está solicitando la detención preventiva de los tres implicados. "No sé qué información ustedes tendrán, acabo yo de ver y a mí no se me ha notificado, estoy haciendo el seguimiento respectivo , por eso mismo con mis abogados estamos haciendo seguimiento desde enero", manifestó la exautoridad.
  • How Trump could have Mueller ousted as special counsel

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    Sessions, a close campaign adviser to Trump and the first senator to endorse him, stepped aside from the investigation in early March after acknowledging he had spoken twice in the months before the election with the Russian ambassador. They say Trump did not collude with Russian Federation and see the investigation as a politically motivated sham that handicaps Trump's ability to execute his agenda, according to one person who advises the White House on how to handle the probe.
  • Ahead of CM Chouhan's visit, section 144 revoked from Mandsaur

    Ahead of CM Chouhan's visit, section 144 revoked from Mandsaur

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    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today met relatives of the farmers killed in police firing during the protest in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur district last week. "I slept intermittently and all that while I kept thinking about what all topics - out of the ones we discussed with the farmers - can be worked upon as soon as possible", Chouhan told ANI on Sunday.
  • 30 taken to hospitals after massive London high-rise blaze

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    The Metropolitan Police said "an evacuation process is under way". Close to Notting Hill, the tower block is around a five minute walk from the Latimer Road Underground station and near the Westfield shopping center in the west London suburbs.
  • Ingresan a penal a presunto asesino y violador de Valeria

    Ingresan a penal a presunto asesino y violador de Valeria

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    Edmundo Rafael Ranero refirió que incluso como requisitos para expedir una licencia a un chofer es que no tenga antecedentes penales , por lo que al parecer esa persona presentó documentos falsos. Aquella noche del jueves pasado, el papá de Valeria , quien la había recogido de la escuela primaria, siguió en su bicicleta al transporte público, pero, en un instante, el vehículo aumentó la velocidad y se le perdió.
  • Jeff Sessions: Russia collusion claim 'detestable lie'

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    Attorney General Jeff Sessions didn't answer a number of questions from senators during his testimony on Tuesday - but he didn't invoke executive privilege to avoid doing so. But under questioning, Sessions acknowledged that Trump's campaign foreign policy advisers "never functioned as a coherent team" and there were members of that group he never met.
  • Officers Killed, 2 Inmates On The Run In Georgia

    Officers Killed, 2 Inmates On The Run In Georgia

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    Arkansas state police said on Tuesday an 18-year-old suspect was in custody. Officials urged anyone who sees the two men to contact police. Two Georgia inmates allegedly shot and killed two correctional officers, and now the two prisoners are on the run, ABC affiliate WSB-TV in Atlanta reported this morning.
  • UK PM May makes no comment after DUP talks

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    Negotiating Britain's departure from the European Union was always going to be a fraught and complex process . Meanwhile, Mrs Foster told Sinn Féin leaders that if they were concerned about her party's enhanced influence at Westminster, they should move to restore devolution at Stormont.
  • Jeff Sessions : US Attorney General brands Russian Federation collusion claims a 'detestable lie'

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    Sessions' determination to mount a vigorous rebuttal after Comey's testimony before the committee last week raised questions about the administration's conduct was clear from the moment he began his opening statement. In a combative and emotional Senate hearing, Sessions beseeched his former Senate colleagues to believe him when he said he did not hold a meeting with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak at a speech by then-candidate Donald Trump at the Mayflower hotel past year.
  • Diosdado Cabello arremete nuevamente contra Luisa Ortega Díaz

    Diosdado Cabello arremete nuevamente contra Luisa Ortega Díaz

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    Aunque la fiscal presentó el recurso en la máxima magistratura de justicia del país, admitiendo de hecho la legitimidad del Supremo, órgano que no es reconocido por la Asamblea Nacional, apuntó una supuesta 'conspiración' para cambiar la forma republicana' de la nación, consagrada en la constitución venezolana.
  • Están buscando desmantelar el Estado — Fiscal Ortega Díaz

    Están buscando desmantelar el Estado — Fiscal Ortega Díaz

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    Ortega reiteró que el TSJ, a través de la Sala Constitucional , rompió "el orden constitucional" con los fallos de fines de marzo con los que asumió las funciones del Parlamento y retiró la inmunidad de los diputados. Denunció que en varios estados del país, los presidentes de los Circuitos Judiciales "emitieron decretos para no recibir solicitudes de adhesión", lo que constituye una violación a la Constitución y las leyes, tal y como pudo conocer Analítica.com en el caso del Circuito ...
  • Oficializan la alianza PRO-CC en la Caba

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    Según informaron mediante un comunicado, el frente está integrado, además de los partidos de Elisa Carrió y Horacio Rodríguez Larreta , por Confianza Pública de Graciela Ocaña , Unión por la Libertad de Patricia Bullrich y los partidos Demócrata Progresista, de la Ciudad en Acción, Demócrata, FE y la UCeDé de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires.
  • President says Sessions did 'very good job,' comments on Mueller rumors

    President says Sessions did 'very good job,' comments on Mueller rumors

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    Sen. Ron Wyden , D-Ore., asked Sessions about suggestions arising from Comey's testimony last week that there was something "problematic" about his recusal. In his dramatic appearance before former colleagues, Sessions also contradicted a contention made by former FBI Director James Comey at a hearing before the same panel last week.
  • Fiscal venezolana pide retirar la inmunidad a magistrados

    Fiscal venezolana pide retirar la inmunidad a magistrados

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    Entre los argumentos que sustentan la solicitud de la Fiscal se encuentra la publicación de las sentencias 155 y 156 , en las que "se producen una ruptura del orden constitucional", que "tal el impacto y magnitud de esas sentencias que se convocó el Consejo de Defensa de la Nación", que solicitó una aclaratoria de la misma.
  • US Secret Service says it does not have any White House tapes

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    When he tells you to do something, guess what, there's no ambiguity in it. "I would like to invite the President to testify before the Senate . [I] replied only that '[Flynn] is a good guy'". If he hadn't tried to get Comey to squash the investigation, why mention that it wouldn't have been a big deal if he had? One other question for Comey regardless of his next job will be how much he chooses, either directly or through intermediaries, to respond to allegations from Trump or ...
  • US Attorney General Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous Russia allegations'

    US Attorney General Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous Russia allegations'

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    He didn't commit to testifying again either before the Senate intelligence committee or to providing any memos, copies of his schedule or other information that some of the Democrats were demanding today. "You're impeding this investigation", fumed Sen. Using all the skills in filibustering and diversion that he learned in years as an Alabama senator, the Attorney General appeared to escape the hearing without major political damage.
  • Firefighters battle massive blaze in London high-rise

    Firefighters battle massive blaze in London high-rise

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    The Met Police said people were being treated for "a range of injuries". He said they had been told to put a cloth over their mouths and try to get out by themselves. "The whole of his window was on fire". "I rang him [his brother] and said, get out". KCTMO is the local management organization that runs public housing on behalf of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, the west London area where the fire broke out.
  • Apple WWDC 2017: The 5 Biggest Announcements

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    If these new productivity features in iOS 11 turn out to be a bust, Google could learn from Apple's mistakes and perhaps jump in and create a tablet that will really be of use to business customers. Other enhancements that those with an attention for detail might notice is the improved retina display which, with their new ProMotion technology, helps users with using the Apple Pencil .
  • Guerra abierta entre la fiscal general y Nicolás Maduro

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    La fiscal pidió a la Sala Plena del TSJ un " antejuicio de mérito ", por estimar que esos magistrados cometieron el delito de " conspiración " contra el sistema democrático. Criticó que el gobierno impidiera con la colocación de "tanquetas" en los alrededores del TSJ que ciudadanos se sumaran a un recurso que presentó contra la Constituyente y que fue rechazado por la Sala Electoral del TSJ .
  • Taliban 'surging' in Afghanistan, US defense chief warns

    Taliban 'surging' in Afghanistan, US defense chief warns

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    Pointing to Obama-era budget caps known as sequestration, Mattis said limits on military spending have left troops at greater risk and blocked important new programs - even though the defense budget is already greater than that of the next seven countries combined.
  • Asesinan a balazos a tres hombres en la Venustiano Carranza

    Asesinan a balazos a tres hombres en la Venustiano Carranza

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    Tres hombres fueron asesinados y uno más resultó herido de gravedad, luego de que fueron atacados a balazos por dos hombres en moto. Tras una llamada de emergencia, policías capitalinos y agentes de la Procuraduría General de Justicia arribaron al lugar para tomar conocimiento de los hechos y realizar las primeras indagatorias.
  • Dem Senator Tells Jeff Sessions That He's 'Impeding' the Investigation

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    His impassioned response came after Senate Democrats raised questions about whether Sessions privately met with Kislyak . If Jeff Sessions has nothing to hide why does he lie under oath, give misleading testimony , and refuse to answer questions? During his testimony, the sitting Attorney General also angrily denied there were problems related to his decision to recuse himself from the FBI's investigation into Russian activities during the election.