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Jeff Sessions reveals prosecutor John Huber investigating FBI's alleged abuse of powers

Jeff Sessions reveals prosecutor John Huber investigating FBI's alleged abuse of powers There have been a number of calls for a second special counsel looking into potential DOJ/FBI abuses, and Sessions makes clear he wants to receive Huber's recommendation. "For instance, the IG's office does not have authority to compel witness interviews , including from past employees, so its investigation will be limited in scope in comparison to a Special Counsel investigation", Goodlatte sa... [Full Article...]

Netflix Orders TV Series From 'Dark Knight Returns' Writer Frank Miller

Netflix Orders TV Series From 'Dark Knight Returns' Writer Frank Miller In the story, a 16-year-old Nimue will encounter the young mercenary Arthur while on a quest to deliver an ancient sword to the wizard Merlin , catching up with her soon after the death of her mother. "I can not think of a writer-artist who has had a more formative impact on my growth as a storyteller". Frank Miller is regarded as one of the most influential and awarded professionals in the e... [Full Article...]

BR Ambedkar will now be Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar in UP official records

BR Ambedkar will now be Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar in UP official records Dr Lalji Prasad Nirmal, director of the Babasaheb Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar Mahasabha , said that the campaign had been initiated by Governor Ram Naik in December 2017, who had written to PM Modi, CM Yogi Adityanath and also the Mahasabha , expressing the need to spell Ambedkar correctly. [Full Article...]

Opposition meets President Ramnath Kovind over SC/ST Act

Opposition meets President Ramnath Kovind over SC/ST Act The top court had recently banned automatic arrests and registration of criminal cases under the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes Prevention of Atrocities Act, 1989. The court laid down the guidelines as safeguards against the misuse of the law, saying the working of the Act should not result in "perpetuating casteism". [Full Article...]

Suspect on the loose after robbing downtown Spokane bank

Suspect on the loose after robbing downtown Spokane bank Auburn police are investigating a bank robbery at the PNC Bank located on South College Street. Police are appealing for the public's help to identify two suspects following an attempted robbery in Hemel Hempstead. No injuries were reported. Police, working from a description of the getaway auto in a robbery at a gas station Monday, pulled over a vehicle about 15 minutes after the holdup and... [Full Article...]

Former parole chief: MoJ must share responsiblity over Worboys case

Former parole chief: MoJ must share responsiblity over Worboys case The MoJ has said there was detail in the information supplied, but Hardwick said: "I don't think the Ministry of Justice is being correct in this". Mr Hardwick refused to accept he had been "scapegoated", as claimed by lawyers representing Worboys' victims, but added: "I accept the Parole Board was at fault, I don't accept we were any more at fault than the MOJ". [Full Article...]

Shulkin Out as VA Secretary

Shulkin Out as VA Secretary The criticism grew louder when his department published a report last month finding " serious derelictions " of duty by Shulkin during a business trip to Europe, according to news reports. In a tweet Wednesday , the president said Robert Wilkie of the Defense Department will be the acting secretary until Jackson is confirmed. After joining the Marines in 2005 he served in Iraq as an emergency doc... [Full Article...]

Darren Lehmann to step down as Australia's head coach

Darren Lehmann to step down as Australia's head coach Cricket Australia (CA) yesterday announced Warner and captain Steve Smith will be suspended from all worldwide and domestic cricket teams for 12 months and have to undertake 100 hours of voluntary service in community cricket. I am absolutely gutted. Warner, on his part, apologised for "the distress he has caused the sport and its fans". "The hysteria has gone world wide, and everyone that d... [Full Article...]

Patriots Point celebrating Vietnam Veterans Day Thursday

Patriots Point celebrating Vietnam Veterans Day Thursday The museum will also hold a brief ceremony inside its Vietnam War exhibit at 1 p.m. National Vietnam War Veterans Day is a commemorative holiday in the United States which recognizes the sacrifices that veterans and their families made during the Vietnam War. [Full Article...]

Army vet who served twice in Afghanistan deported to Mexico

Army vet who served twice in Afghanistan deported to Mexico They're taking me", Perez told the Chicago Tribune shortly before his deportation. Perez petitioned immigration officials to be granted citizenship retroactive to when he joined the military in 2001. He has another sister who is an American citizen by birth. He served two tours in Afghanistan before being discharged with post traumatic dress disorder. [Full Article...]

Nevada lawmaker: 'Rumor mill' says Ryan headed for exit

Nevada lawmaker: 'Rumor mill' says Ryan headed for exit The suggestion, offered as "rumor mill" by Rep. Mark Amodei , R-Nev., drew an immediate dismissal from Ryan's office. But Ryan's team quickly responded to the speculation, saying there were no plans for the Wisconsin lawmaker to step down anytime soon . [Full Article...]

Manhunt as auto tries to PLOUGH into soldiers outside army barracks

Manhunt as auto tries to PLOUGH into soldiers outside army barracks A HUGE manhunt has been launched following reports of a vehicle trying to mow down soldiers outside a French army barracks. The troops of the 93rd Mountain Artillery Regiment, who were out on their morning jog outside their base in Varces-Allières-et-Risset, in the French Alps, had to jump into a ditch to avoid the pavement-mounting Peugeot-make auto, according to reports. [Full Article...]

Stormy Daniels wants Trump to testify in hush money case

Stormy Daniels wants Trump to testify in hush money case Daniels, Avenatti said , wanted to prove Trump pushed a hush agreement to prevent Daniels from speaking out just weeks before his presidential election. Avenatti said on NBC's " Today " later Monday morning that Daniels is prepared to share "intimate details" about Trump. A spokeswoman for the first lady said she is "focused on being a mom and is quite enjoying spring break at Mar-a-Lago while wo... [Full Article...]

Nikki Haley Says US Won't Pay More Than 25% — UN Peacekeeping Debate

Nikki Haley Says US Won't Pay More Than 25% — UN Peacekeeping Debate The following year, Clinton signed a law capping the USA share of the United Nations peacekeeping budget at 25 percent, though it was not strictly enforced. Fatimata Toure, a Malian women's rights activist told the Security Council Wednesday that violence, in her part of the country continues despite the fact that 13,000 peacekeepers have been deployed there since 2013, after the state deteriora... [Full Article...]

Strong to severe storms possible

Strong to severe storms possible Heavy rain has been falling in Arkansas and MS for over 24 hours, but only clouds have impacted north Alabama. Through Thursday morning , the cold front will be slow moving but rain should reach the Huntsville metro in time for the morning commute. [Full Article...]

Scotties earn third-straight win with big 5th inning against Green County

Scotties earn third-straight win with big 5th inning against Green County BC (22-6, 6-1 WSC-North) scored two runs in the second inning and two more in the third to build a 4-0 lead. Marly finished the wet day with four hits and three runs batted in for the hot-hitting Pioneers (4-1 record), while teammates Rachel Lyon and Graci Bullock also had four hits. [Full Article...]

ISRO Successfully Launches GSAT-6A Satellite From Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh

ISRO Successfully Launches GSAT-6A Satellite From Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh Leaving behind plumes of smoke, the 49.1-metre-tall GSLV soared majestically into clear skies, carrying the 2,140-kg satellite. The satellite will be put into orbit around 17 minutes after it took from here. The GSAT-6A, is very akin to the GSAT-6, is a high power S-band communication satellite built on I-2K satellite bus with an undertaking and mission in the life of concerning around 10 year... [Full Article...]

Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Says Death of Predecessor May Have Been Poisoning

Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Says Death of Predecessor May Have Been Poisoning The controversy is centered around his claims that the data of 50 million people was mined via the friend networks of 270,000 people who took a quiz on the social media giant. He said foreign employees were mindful of the applicable laws, but he added, "We might have been cavalier at times". The data Rai referred to was polling information collected through interviews - not personal data taken... [Full Article...]

Court rejects Wisconsin GOP appeal to halt special elections

Court rejects Wisconsin GOP appeal to halt special elections Fitzgerald testified Wednesday that anywhere from 85 to 150 overseas voters, including some in the military, could be disenfranchised if the special elections proceed under the timeline set up in current state law. When Wisconsin last held special elections in January, Democrats won a surprise victory in a state Senate seat in an area that Donald Trump carried by 17 percentage points. [Full Article...]

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 'steps' soon over Skripal poisoning

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 'steps' soon over Skripal poisoning Britain has ordered the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats and has said it will consider other measures following the March 4 poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter with what London says was a Soviet-era nerve agent . [Full Article...]


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