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Donald Trump aide Rob Porter resigns after reports on alleged domestic abuse

Donald Trump aide Rob Porter resigns after reports on alleged domestic abuse

The White House would not comment on a report that he failed to receive a security clearance due to the claims. "I'm not going to get into specifics of who may have known pieces of information..." "I'm telling the Federal Bureau of Investigation this is what he's done, and Jennie Willoughby is telling them what he's done, and the White House says, sure, this is okay?" And, finally, when the story about Porter's allegedly beating up both his wives broke, Kelly's first response, ... Read More

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No, we don't need a tank parade

No, we don't need a tank parade

He now commands Hollywood Post 43 of the American Legion, and he, too, thinks a military parade may not be such a bad idea. "We all know the president of the United States' affection for the military", Mattis said, adding that Trump's parade request reflects his respect for the military. Read More

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U.S. vows new North Korea sanctions ahead of Olympics face-off

U.S. vows new North Korea sanctions ahead of Olympics face-off

In an interview with The Post last month , Rippon said speaking out against Pence is "a no-brainer" and called his track record in LGBT rights "terrible". "The support that I've gotten from people in my hometown has kind of been overwhelming", he said . Vice President Mike Pence has arrived in South Korea, looking to push the USA ally to adopt a more hawkish stance toward North Korea ahead of the Winter Olympics . Read More

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John Horgan won't retaliate in pipeline feud with Alberta

John Horgan won't retaliate in pipeline feud with Alberta

VQA red. The NDP minister of agriculture, Lana Popham, briefly indicated a possible response Tuesday when reporters caught up with her during a previously scheduled tour of Okanagan wineries. "It is using Alberta consumers and B.C. businesses as pawns and dragging them into and pitting them against each other in a provincial trade war". "I am particularly concerned by this developing controversy within the energy sector, which has resulted in provocation and threats at the provincial level". Read More

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Taliban bomber kills 11 soldiers in Pakistan's Swat Valley

Taliban bomber kills 11 soldiers in Pakistan's Swat Valley

The death toll may further increase as several injured were in a critical condition, health officials said. The injured soldiers have been shifted to Kabal hospital. The report said that the outfit noted that it was the second attack this month with more to follow . Pakistan says militants who escaped from Swat and elsewhere are now operating out of the Kunar province in neighboring Afghanistan. Read More

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Women Were Given The Right To Vote 100 Years Ago Today

Women Were Given The Right To Vote 100 Years Ago Today

On this, the centenary of some women getting the right to vote, there has been a lot of talk of pardoning the suffragettes. Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said it would be "complicated" to do so but she would "look at" the proposals. Today is the day that women have come out in force to celebrate the landmark achievements of the Suffragists in securing women the right to vote. Read More

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Weather report: Groundhog may have incorrectly signaled extension of winter weather

Weather report: Groundhog may have incorrectly signaled extension of winter weather

According to the NWS, mixed wintry precipitation in the form of rain, freezing rain, sleet and snow is expected across southern in and portions of northern Kentucky tonight into Wednesday morning. Low: 33. High: 48. An inch or two of snow is possible. "It may start out as a little bit of rain actually and switch over to snow ( Monday ) night". Tuesday Night: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after midnight. Read More

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USA defends controversial new nuclear policy at UN

USA defends controversial new nuclear policy at UN

The Trump nuclear doctrine breaks with Obama's in ending his push to reduce the role of nuclear weapons in USA defense policy. "Our deterrence strategy for North Korea makes clear that any North Korean nuclear attack against the United States or its allies and partners is unacceptable and will result in the end of that regime", the document said. Read More

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Lauda calls for F1 to reverse grid girl decision

Lauda calls for F1 to reverse grid girl decision

The ageing former F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone, who was in charge of the sport for decades and continuously worked to increase the sport's exposure through numerous means, agreed with Lauda. "I would love the naysayers to come and watch one of our practices and see the blood, sweat and tears that go into learning a new dance routine every week", she said. Read More

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'NKorea acquired nuke tech through Berlin embassy'

'NKorea acquired nuke tech through Berlin embassy'

Extracts from the interview were published on Saturday. He said North Korean officials at the embassy often get so-called "dual use goods", which can be used for both civil and military purposes. Maassen's comments come as the United Nations revealed North Korea earned nearly $200 million from exporting banned commodities previous year, in violation of global sanctions. Read More

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29 women held in Iran for protesting against hijab

29 women held in Iran for protesting against hijab

Some protesters criticized the Islamic establishment. Alinejad is behind the White Wednesdays campaign, which encourages women to wear white headscarves or take them off in protest at the rules. In recent months, enforcement of the law banning the hijab has been relaxed. "Women feel they have no control over their bodies". The crackdown is already drawing criticism from activists and rights groups with the Tasnim news agency quoting Tehran police as saying that the detainees were ... Read More

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An opening for Trump to fire Rod Rosenstein

An opening for Trump to fire Rod Rosenstein

President Trump reportedly asked Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein whether the Justice Department official was "on my team" during a meeting in the White House last month. Nadler says the memo focuses on events that happened before Rosenstein took office. The FBI has said it has " grave concerns " that the memo leaves out important material, creating an inaccurate impression of its work. Read More

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Douglas Haig charged in connection to Las Vegas shooting

Douglas Haig charged in connection to Las Vegas shooting

According to CNN , the 55-year-old is due in court on February 15 for a preliminary hearing and faces a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine. Haig said in a press conference Friday that Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock didn't raise suspicions that he planned to commit any crimes. Haig told reporters Tuesday he had nothing to do with the shooting attack and does not know why authorities made any connection to him. Read More

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U.S. not ruling out use of nuclear weapons against non-nuclear attacks

U.S. not ruling out use of nuclear weapons against non-nuclear attacks

Donald Trump said the harder line on Russian Federation reaffirmed America's "commitment to arms control and nuclear non-proliferation". "You have to do that when you're in a position of persuasion, not of hoping". In an apparent reference to the threat of catastrophic cyberattack, he said the USA aims to strengthen deterrence of major attacks against the US and its allies, including those that "may not come in the form of nuclear weapons". Read More

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Weather: Rain turning into snow

Weather: Rain turning into snow

Today should be a fairly nice day, dry conditions are expected in west central and south west Montana with mostly cloudy skies this morning then cloudy skies this afternoon. The Climate Prediction Center says odds favor Portland having above average February temperatures and equal chances of above average, average and below average precipitation. Read More

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ASIO takes possession of 'Cabinet Files' from ABC

ASIO takes possession of 'Cabinet Files' from ABC

The ABC also said the documents "expose repeated security breaches of Australia's most sensitive and classified documents and a seemingly casual attitude of some of those charged with keeping the documents safe". Tony Abbott's government meant to ban anyone under 30 from accessing income support. It adds, "The thousands of pages reveal the inner workings of five separate governments and span almost a decade". Read More

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