• US Watchdog To Investigate FBI Actions Ahead Of Election
US Watchdog To Investigate FBI Actions Ahead Of Election

The inspector general said his investigation had come in response to "numerous" requests from the public and from members of Congress. The FBI later said it would not change its conclusion. The bureau, which usually keeps its distance from presidential campaigns, found itself much more centrally involved this time because of its yearlong investigat...

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  • New Charges Against Former Woodstock Nurse
New Charges Against Former Woodstock Nurse

OPP allege that Wettlaufer tried to kill Sandra Towler at the Telfer Place home in Paris in September 2015, and did the same to Beverly Bertram at a private home in Oxford County in August 2016. Ms Wettlauffer registered as a nurse in June 1995 but resigned on 30 September 2016, shortly before police announced the charges against her. Police say ...

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  • Chicago agrees to cooperate on police reforms
Chicago agrees to cooperate on police reforms

The investigation was launched in 2015 after the release of dashcam video showing an officer shoot a black teenager, Laquan McDonald, 16 times. The Justice Department has given similar reviews in other cities and worked with their local officials to come up with resolutions enforced by a federal government.

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  • President Obama designates 3 new sites as National Monuments
President Obama designates 3 new sites as National Monuments

Aside from civil rights, two other environmental monuments also got some love. The Freedom Riders National Monument will honor the 1961 rides through the Deep South with the protection of a Greyhound station in Anniston, Alabama, where a bus was firebombed.

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  • EC calls for timeout before ruling on 'cycle'
EC calls for timeout before ruling on 'cycle'

In this connection, Mulayam, on Thursday, met his former party aide Lok Dal's chief Sunil Singh who reportedly assured the SP leader of lending his symbol "farmer ploughing field" (Khet jotata Kisan) in case it is required. After the hearing at the Commission, Sibal too told reporters that the EC has heard both factions and has reserved its verdict...

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  • Lord Snowdon, Princess Margaret's former husband, dies
Lord Snowdon, Princess Margaret's former husband, dies

Buckingham Palace has confirmed that The Queen is aware of Lord Snowdon's death. Born Antony Armstrong-Jones, he was a slightly bohemian member of London's smart set and an established society photographer when he and the queen's sister surprised the country with their engagement in February 1960.

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  • Rolf Harris 'assaulted girl standing inches away from her mother'
Rolf Harris 'assaulted girl standing inches away from her mother'

The woman told jurors she was "small for my age", adding: "His hands just felt big". "She told him to get off, she says, but he put one hand down the back of her skirt while he placed the other under her bottom over the top of her skirt".

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  • Jury hears of father's rage at Rolf Harris 'assault'
Jury hears of father's rage at Rolf Harris 'assault'

The incident allegedly took place following a broadcast of children's television show Saturday Superstore at BBC Television Centre in White City, west London, in 1983. "And it may be that you (the jury) will want to consider whether Mr Harris's celebrity status played any part in making him apparently so brazen in what it is alleged that he did".

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  • Schlupp completes move to Crystal Palace
Schlupp completes move to Crystal Palace

The 24-year-old Ghanaian worldwide winger has moved from the champions on a four-and-a-half year contract for a fee reported to be in the region of 12 million pounds ($14.63 million). Of course, he is not happy. But also it is important we get the right money for the club. If the right money arrives then he can go. Schlupp is a product of Leicest...

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  • Trump CIA Nominee Rejects Harsh Interrogation Tactics
Trump CIA Nominee Rejects Harsh Interrogation Tactics

Pompeo said he agreed that it would require a change in law for the Central Intelligence Agency to lawfully employ interrogation techniques beyond those contained in the Army Field Manual. During his congressional testimony, Pompeo later said he was fully committed to complying with the law. Pompeo said he has no doubt it was the Russians.

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  • Amazon expresses regret, removes Indian flag doormats from its Canada website
Amazon expresses regret, removes Indian flag doormats from its Canada website

The doormats, which were being sold by a third-party and described as "personalised durable machine-washable indoor/outdoor items", were removed from the site on Wednesday. An online petition was signed by over 3,000 people to force Amazon to apologise and remove the tricolour doormats from its site. "At no time did we intend or mean to offend Indi...

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  • Ban Ki-moon's family charged with bribery
Ban Ki-moon's family charged with bribery

Ban said in the televised press conference that he will have opportunities to listen to various public opinions from the next day, noting that he will make a "disinterested" decision. Asked to comment on a clause in a 1946 United Nations resolution, which some say forbids a former United Nations chief from running for an elected office, Ban said t...

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  • President Praises Daughters in Farewell Address
President Praises Daughters in Farewell Address

Malia sat next to her mother Michelle during the speech in Chicago, but younger daughter Sasha did not attend as she had an exam in Washington the following morning. In the heartfelt tribute, he said Mrs Obama had helped a new generation "set their sights higher because it has you as a role model". During the ceremony, Obama's wife Michelle and...

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  • FIFA Approves 48 nations for 2026 World Cup
FIFA Approves 48 nations for 2026 World Cup

Fifa's decision-making body, the Fifa Council, also decided that the format would consist of 16 groups of three teams in the group stage - Fifa president Gianni Infantino's favoured plan. The decision over who will host the 2026 World Cup will only be made in 2020. Mexico has twice hosted memorable tournaments, first in 1970 when a magnificent Br...

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  • Le Pen sighted at Trump Tower ahead of French elections
Le Pen sighted at Trump Tower ahead of French elections

Her chief of staff, David Rachline, told Bloomberg Le Pen was making a private visit. During the U.S. election campaign, Le Pen had not spoken of any personal affinity with Trump, speaking more of her dislike of Hillary Clinton. 'We don't communicate about private visits '. Trump transition spokeswoman Hope Hicks told a pool reporter Le Pan w...

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  • Thornberry charges Trump team with 'short-sightedness' for pulling Mattis from hearing
Thornberry charges Trump team with 'short-sightedness' for pulling Mattis from hearing

Earlier on Thursday, the Senate Committee on Armed Services approved the bill creating an exception for Mattis to serve in the top Pentagon post despite only being out of uniform for three years. Thornberry said the transition team told him they were concerned about adding extra public settings for questions that could complicate the confirmation p...

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  • Amazon Canada Learns The Hard Way Not To Step On India's Flag
Amazon Canada Learns The Hard Way Not To Step On India's Flag

Earlier, a user Atul Bhobe in a tweet had informed the minister about the issue and requested her to take action. Swaraj also directed the Indian mission in Ottawa to take up the matter with Amazon. The flag's product listing page was soon inundated with comments. "Please take this up with Amazon at the highest level", she tweeted. Amazon has r...

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  • Jared Kushner expected to be named senior White House adviser
Jared Kushner expected to be named senior White House adviser

Two days after Ivanka Trump confirmed that she would be stepping down from her positions at her namesake label as well as The Trump Organization, the designer has announced her company's next leader. "Again, I don't have to do this", Trump said. According to Sheri Dillon, 'Through instructions in the trust agreement. As a result of lingerin...

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  • Caring Kate shines a light on mental health following 35th birthday
Caring Kate shines a light on mental health following 35th birthday

The Duchess put the "royal" in royal blue when she stepped out wearing a coat dress by British brand Eponine London today, and we are swooning. Kate added soft curls to her signature blowout, fastening back small sections of hair on either side of her face with two tiny clips in a color closest to her brunette locks.

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  • Muslim girls must attend mixed swimming lessons: Eruopean Court of Human Rights
Muslim girls must attend mixed swimming lessons: Eruopean Court of Human Rights

The court added schools have a "special role" in the integration of young children into Swiss society - particularly those from foreign backgrounds. ECHR acknowledged the mandatory swimming requirement interfered with religious freedom without violating it, saying it "protects foreign students from any form of social exclusion".

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