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Author: 0 Lieu to Kushner: Russia Has Lovely Weather This Time of Year

A White House in crisis scrambled to allay public concern over reports that Donald Trump's son-in-law sought a secret communications link to Russian Federation - a bombshell allegation the USA president swatted down as "fabricated". The disclosure of the back channel has put the White House on the defensive. CNN reported on Thursday that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was looking into Kushner's many roles on both Trump's transition team and in the White House.

World Media Would you get blessed by a robot?
Author: 0 Would you get blessed by a robot?

Sound odd? That's the point. Instead, its creators want to set off a debate about the future of religion in an age of artificial intelligence . "We wanted people to consider if it is possible to be blessed by a machine", Krebs said. They have the option of a male or female voice. The "robot preacher" consists of a metal chassis with a touch screen on its chest, two moving arms with lights behind translucent hands, and a white head with a digital mouth, eyes, and moving eyebrows.

World Media Russian Federation probe: Subpoenas to get Flynn to talk
Author: 0 Russian Federation probe: Subpoenas to get Flynn to talk

Flynn might be to our counterintelligence investigation, we don't believe that it's our place today to offer him immunity from this committee", Burr added. He said he raised published media reports of Russian attempts to meddle in the election with the Russian official, who denied any involvement by Moscow.

Author: 0 Iran-backed Iraqi force says takes Islamic State villages near Syria

The first IS-claimed auto bombing struck a Baghdad ice cream shop during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, when Iraqis often stay out late shopping or socialising after breaking their daily fast. "The government of Iraq needs to urgently establish genuinely safe routes so people can escape the fighting and get to the shelter and help they need", Andres Gonzalez, Oxfam's country director in Iraq, said in a statement Monday.

World Media Trump, EPA chief meet ahead of decision on climate change
Author: 0 Trump, EPA chief meet ahead of decision on climate change

United States President Donald Trump on Saturday said "next week" he will make a decision on whether to remain part of the Paris Agreement on climate change . The agreement aims to strengthen the ability of countries to deal with the impacts of climate change . Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said they were satisfied after the meeting but was open about disagreements with the United States: "We do not disguise this division".

World Media Merkel: Europe must stay united in face of ally uncertainty
Author: 0 Merkel: Europe must stay united in face of ally uncertainty

Freshly elected French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are the new power couple leading the charge against anti-European populists and trying to put the struggling EU back on track, analysts say. Trip was a great success for America. Trump offered a more positive assessment on Twitter Sunday, writing: "Just returned from Europe ". "After the inauguration, everyone in Europe was hopeful that Trump would become more moderate and take into account the ...

World Media In a first, Swiss court fines man for 'liking' posts on Facebook
Author: 0 In a first, Swiss court fines man for 'liking' posts on Facebook

Kessler brought a case against the defendant, claiming that by liking them it extended the post's reach - meaning it was seen by a greater number of people. The 45-year-old man liked six comments, according to Swiss newspaper Le Temps. Posts describing Mr Kessler as racist, anti-Semitic or fascist, and his organisation as a neo-Nazi association, were liked by a number of people, including the defendant.

World Media Govt has received many representations on cattle sale rules
Author: 0 Govt has received many representations on cattle sale rules

In wake of the outcry over amended rules on cattle sale, the government on Saturday clarified that the modifications were done to prevent cruelty to animals in cattle markets and not to regulate cattle traded for slaughterhouses. it is unconstitutional", Banerjee said, dubbing the ban as an attempt to "encroach into state power". He added, "If the ministry is talking about animal cruelty, then why not impose bans on lamb, sheep and goats as well?" The Kerala government had informed the ...

World Media Bomb kills 13, hurts 24 in Baghdad; IS claims responsibility
Author: 0 Bomb kills 13, hurts 24 in Baghdad; IS claims responsibility

There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but IS frequently carries out vehicle bombings targeting civilians in the Iraqi capital. The attacks in Baghdad come as Iraqi forces fight to retake the last ISIL-held areas of Mosul, a city that was once the extremists' main Iraqi stronghold.

Author: 0 US shoots down mock warhead over Pacific

Four of nine missile intercept test attempts prior to Tuesday had been a success, including the last one in June 2014. The United States has said it was looking at discussing with China a new UN Security Council resolution and that Beijing, North Korea's main diplomatic ally and neighbor, realizes time was limited to rein in its weapons program through negotiations.

World Media Duterte tells troops 'you can arrest any person'
Author: 0 Duterte tells troops 'you can arrest any person'

But Ramos is even more concerned over Duterte's pronouncements he would impose a nationwide martial law if terrorist threat reaches other parts of the country. Ano also said foreign fighters were believed to be inside, but he was more cautious. "Such measures will be announced ahead of time and we encourage the public, we ask them and request them, to please extend your full cooperation to avoid any inconvenience", Padilla said.

Author: 0 McCain: Putin is 'more important threat, more so than ISIS'

Earlier Senator McCain said during an interview with the Australian Broadcasting Company that while Daesh pose a serious threat and can do a lot of harm, it was Russian Federation that had jeopardized democracy by allegedly interfering in last year's election in the US.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner taking 'heads down' approach

He is respected by virtually everyone and is working on programs that will save our country billions of dollars. According to the person familiar with the Kushner meeting, the Trump team eventually felt there was no need for a back channel once Rex Tillerson was confirmed as secretary of state on February 1.

Author: 0 Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn to face questions on live TV

Mr Corbyn replied: "Look, there is nothing in there because we are not going to do it". The lyrics go: 'She's a liar liar, you can't trust her, no, no, no'. When asked whether he would contemplate a scenario where Britain failed to strike an arrangement with the rest of the bloc, Corbyn said: "There's going to be a deal".

World Media US, China could decide this week on North Korea sanctions
Author: 0 US, China could decide this week on North Korea sanctions

Yachi said Japan's stance on the Taiwan question and historical issues have not changed and Japan is dedicated to improving its relationship with China and is willing to work with China to enhance exchanges at all levels, expand positive aspects and properly manage disputes in bilateral relations.

World Media Trump's First International Trip as President: Saudi Arabia, Israel
Author: 0 Trump's First International Trip as President: Saudi Arabia, Israel

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have pledged Dollars $100 million to a women's business fund supported by Ivanka Trump , daughter of the president who Monday wound up a visit to Riyadh . Yet Trump may still need to engage in some delicate diplomacy following revelations that he disclosed highly classified intelligence Israel obtained about the Islamic State group with top Russian officials, without Israel's permission.

World Media Trump touts ultimate peace, but same obstacles remain
Author: 0 Trump touts ultimate peace, but same obstacles remain

A brief review of the history of Western imperialism in the Middle East will remind us that Winston Churchill, British prime minister from 1940 to 1945, recognized that while Saudi Arabia's British-backed brand of Wahhabism was "bloodthirsty and intolerant", the Kingdom was a "vital prize for world domination".

Author: 0 British police release new photo of Manchester attacker

MI5 has begun an internal review over how it handled intelligence about the Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi amid growing criticism that it failed to deal properly with warnings that he posed a threat. Abedi was also pictured with the suitcase in the Wilmslow Road area of south Manchester, which is close to where several subsequent police raids have taken place.

Author: 0 Trump hits out at 'fake news' following Kushner reports

In an earlier tweet Sunday, Trump hailed what he called the trip's "great success". "And I think it's important to recognize that the president has expressed full confidence in Jared Kushner and also went on to note the considerable progress and very large, important portfolio that Jared oversees here at the White House".

Author: 0 Does US believe Western Wall is in Israel?

Moving the embassy had been a campaign promise of Trump's stretching back to the Republican primary. An arms deal is to be announced during the trip in which Saudi Arabia will purchase $100 billion in USA arms in a deal that could lead to purchases of $300 billion over 10 years to help Riyadh counter Iran in the region, the official said.

Author: 0 'I Went Way Too Far'

She tweeted: "I do not condone ANY violence by my fans or others to anyone, ever!" I'm a comic. I crossed the line. She then removed the tweet featuring the video. She explained that she had taken down the image, and had asked the photographer to do the same. The junior Trump said: "Disgusting but not surprising".

Author: 0 Tiger Woods was asleep at the wheel, changed his story: police report

The arrest report did not list a specific drug as the reason for his DUI, which the 14-time major champion said was the case in a statement Monday night, in which he said alcohol was not involved and that he had an "unexpected reaction" to a prescription medication he was taking.

World Media India imposes security lockdown in Kashmir to stop protests
Author: 0 India imposes security lockdown in Kashmir to stop protests

In Pulwama, the spokesman said that a group of miscreants threw stones at a CRPF camp in Tahab. Police and security forces said they used "maximum restraint" before chasing them away. A civilian was also reported dead in crossfire at Soimoh village during the encounter in which Bhat was killed. Hundreds attended their burial. Curfew-like restrictions have been imposed in several areas of Srinagar to prevent protests and clashes.

Author: 0 French Open 2017 highlights: Wozniacki wins against Fourlis

Del Potro's best result at Roland Garros is the semifinals in 2009, the year he won at Flushing Meadows. It is a feat never before achieved in the men's game; a level of dominance to rival Margaret Court's eleven Australian Open titles. "He is not an opponent you want to play against in the first round". I did not think days would come when you feel different. Trailing 0-40 on his serve in the final game, Djokovic won the next five points and sealed the match with a service victor.

World Media 5 talking points ahead of the British and Irish Lions tour
Author: 0 5 talking points ahead of the British and Irish Lions tour

This punishment served a double objective. Gatland has already delivered on his promise of getting the players to, quite literally, sing from the same hymn-sheet by having them sing songs from all four nations, while personal relationships are also being forged through room-sharing and a selection of tour committees being formed.

Author: 0 Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega dead at 83

Manuel Noriega was toppled as Panamanian dictator after an invasion by USA troops in 1989. In April 1992, Noriega was convicted in Miami federal court of drug trafficking, racketeering and money laundering. Following Noriega's ouster Panama underwent huge changes. Thousands of Panamanian civilians died in the USA attack. Noriega was extradited to Panama on December 11, 2011 after serving more than 20 years in jail in the U.S.

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