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Worldwide Defying Congress, Trump sets big arms sales to Saudis, UAE
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In each of his letters notifying lawmakers of the decision, Pompeo stated that he had "determined that an emergency exists which requires the proposed sale in the national security interest of the U.S. The US president has been under pressure to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for human rights violations in Yemen, where it has waged a devastating war , with support from the UAE, since 2015.

Worldwide Facebook Removes Three Billion Fake Accounts
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Facebook officials attributed the sharp increase to a rise in cyber-attacks by what it called "bad actors who attempt to create large volumes of accounts at one time". Those accounts, Schultz explains, are largely detected by Facebook and culled before they receive user complaints about them. Zuckerberg referred to the independent advisory board and said he cared deeply about people's freedom of expression when asked about the White House setting up a website to collect input from ...

Worldwide Yoga instructor who vanished weeks ago after hike found alive in forest
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In a happy press conference, her father, John Eller, said he is thrilled Amanda was found alive. Since Amanda was found, any remaining funds will be used to install wildlife cameras at strategic locations around the Makawao Forrest Reserve trails and other popular recreational areas in Maui to have a record of hikers and runners locations through the potentially risky areas, and significantly reduce search areas and rescue times for missing persons.

Worldwide Trump Gives Bill Barr Broad Powers In
Author: 0 Trump Gives Bill Barr Broad Powers In "Spying" Probe

But the move could also serve as a prelude to a larger declassification effort Trump has floated since last fall as he's battled his own intelligence agencies and accused former officials, without evidence, of conspiring against him. But Trump railed on Twitter early Friday against the investigation, and said that the investigation was politically motivated. Allies of the president have urged him to declassify the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrant that the Federal ...

Worldwide Nadler taken to hospital after fainting at news conference
Author: 0 Nadler taken to hospital after fainting at news conference

De Blasio could be seen checking on him and patting him on the shoulder, as someone brought over a glass of water. "He is now responsive and receiving a check-up", a spokesman told Fox News . "We will have no choice but to move quickly to hold the attorney general in contempt if he stalls or fails to negotiate in good faith", Nadler added.

Worldwide Protests across United States against abortion bans
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently took to Twitter stating, "6 weeks pregnant = 2 weeks late on your period". Alabama passed an outright ban last week, including for pregnancies resulting from rape or incest , unless the woman's life was in danger.

Author: 0 United States charges WikiLeaks founder with publishing classified info

The Justice Department has announced 17 new charges against Julian Assange . The new indictment alleges that Assange conspired with Manning to steal classified government documents, including State Department cables and classified reports about the Iraq and Afghanistan war efforts.

Worldwide Man charged for throwing milkshake at Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage
Author: 0 Man charged for throwing milkshake at Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage

Crowther, of Throckley, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, will appear before magistrates in North Tyneside on 18 June, police said . Northumbria Police said Paul Crowther , 32, has been charged with common assault and criminal damage. "This is happening because democracy only fuctions in a civilised manner if you have the losers consent", he told talkRADIO's Julia Hartley-Brewer.

Worldwide House panel issues subpoenas for Hope Hicks, Annie Donaldson
Author: 0 House panel issues subpoenas for Hope Hicks, Annie Donaldson

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., while saying Pelosi is working to bring the party together, suggested Tuesday that politics are the main element preventing members from pressing ahead at this stage. On Wednesday, House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff said the department had reached an agreement to turn over some counterintelligence reports from the inquiry.

Worldwide Sneaker makers and retailers tell Trump a shoe tariff would be catastrophic
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The Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America estimated that 25% tariffs on shoes coming from China would add $7 billion in additional costs for United States customers annually. Bannon said to SCMP the goal of "an economic war" with China was to force Beijing to implement fundamental reforms. Mr Trump climbed levies about $200bn (#157.3bn) worth of Chinese imports in the U.S.

Worldwide Gov: Abortion ban shows Alabama values 'sanctity of life'
Author: 0 Gov: Abortion ban shows Alabama values 'sanctity of life'

The future of a woman's right to choose an abortion in the United States could ultimately come down to the decision of one man. Pro-choice advocates are expected to rally at state capitols and courthouses in all 50 states today in response to Alabama's nearly total ban on abortion passed last week.

Worldwide Ukraine: Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy sworn in as president
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As he starts a five-year term, early elections are a chance for Zelenskiy to strengthen his position and sideline allies of Poroshenko. As his first act, he dismissed the parliament still dominated by loyalists of his defeated predecessor, setting up an election in two months in which his new party has a chance to win its first seats.

Worldwide Trump must turn over financial records: U.S. Judge
Author: 0 Trump must turn over financial records: U.S. Judge

Likewise, Scanlon's letter refers to McGahn's absence as an "inflection point", arguing "t$3 he President's refusal to provide evidence or permit witness testimony defies not only the rule of law but the basic protections of our Constitution".

Worldwide President Trump denies Reports of Discord in the White House over Iran
Author: 0 President Trump denies Reports of Discord in the White House over Iran

The Trump administration recently ordered warships and bombers to the region to counter the supposed threat from Iran that forced the US earlier this week to pull all non-essential USA government personnel from Iraq. Last year, prior to bringing Bolton into the administration as one of his top advisers, Trump withdrew the U.S. from the Iran nuclear deal. Iran reportedly said earlier Monday that it has increased its uranium enrichment fourfold, which would likely breach the stockpile ...