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In an interview in her New Jersey home with the local newspaper, The Record , Conway was asked about whether Trump's wiretap claim distracted from White House efforts to sell his agenda. Wiretapping a U.S. citizen would require special permission from a court, and Trump as president would have the ability to declassify that information.
  • Congress gets Supreme Court rap, Manohar Parrikar test tomorrow

    Congress gets Supreme Court rap, Manohar Parrikar test tomorrow

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    The Sarkaria Commission, which studied Centre-state relations in the 1980s, held a similar view. In the assembly elections in Manipur, while the Congress bagged 28 seats - three short of simple majority - the BJP won 21 seats. Biren and one or two elected members may take oath. However, Congress MLA Thounaojam Shyam Kumar, who has reportedly joined the BJP, was conspicuous by his absence.
  • Iraq forces hit stiff resistance in Mosul's Old City

    Iraq forces hit stiff resistance in Mosul's Old City

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    Any so-called Islamic State (IS) fighters left in Mosul will die in the Iraqi city, a USA envoy co-ordinating the offensive has said. On February 19, Iraqi forces started an onslaught to dislodge Islamic State from the western section of Mosul, nearly a month after they had driven the militants from the eastern side of the city.
  • British DJ sentenced to six years for killing Bali police officer

    British DJ sentenced to six years for killing Bali police officer

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    The sentence was shorter than the eight-year term demanded by prosecutors at an earlier hearing. A British DJ has been jailed for six years for bludgeoning a policeman to death on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali. Taylor said he accepted the verdict, but the prosecutors said they would consider filing an appeal with the Bali High Court. Ms Connor said she would consult with her lawyers as to whether she will appeal the sentence.
  • Maine Unemployment Rate 3.5 Percent in January

    Maine Unemployment Rate 3.5 Percent in January

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    In Decatur, the unemployment rate in January was 6 percent, up from 5.4 percent in December and the same as in January 2016. December's unemployment rate was revised downward to 3.3 percent from 3.4 percent, part of the normal revision process, the labor department said.
  • Whitefish Bay's Jewish Community Center evacuated after threat

    Whitefish Bay's Jewish Community Center evacuated after threat

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    Earlier this week, ADL offices were also the target of bomb threats as well as Jewish Community Centers and day schools in upstate NY and at least four other states. More than 130 threats have been made in the US alone since January. The building was evacuated as a precaution, and no explosive device was found on the premises.
  • Hadwin extends lead at Valspar Championship

    Hadwin extends lead at Valspar Championship

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    That is, of course, until a watery tee shot on No. 16 led to a costly double bogey and allowed Cantlay to draw even. With the win, Hadwin not only qualified for this week's Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando, he is also in the Masters for the first time.
  • Germany shuts down shopping mall over attack threat

    Germany shuts down shopping mall over attack threat

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    At 1.30pm local time officers raided an apartment in neighbouring town Oberhausen, about six-miles away, and are interrogating the landlord, reports German news outlet Bild . A failed asylum seeker from Tunisia drove a truck into a Christmas market in December, killing 12 people. Germany has been on the edge following a series of attacks in public places over the past year.
  • Kim Jong-nam Death Mystery Deepens as Son Appears in Censored Video

    Kim Jong-nam Death Mystery Deepens as Son Appears in Censored Video

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    On 8 March, a video was published by a previously-unknown group of a man confirmed to be Kim Han-sol saying: "My father has been killed a few days ago". Kim Jong Nam was the half brother of Kim Jong Un - they shared a father, Kim Jong Il - but are thought to have met only once, at their grandfather's funeral in 1994.
  • Married men could solve the shortage of priests, says Pope

    Married men could solve the shortage of priests, says Pope

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    The Latin phrase viri probati is used to refer to married men of strong faith, who are often older with grown children. It is no secret that the Catholic church is built on strong, "unchangeable" principles such as celibacy amongst priests and only ordaining young, single men.
  • Canadian Judge Who Told Assault Survivor to 'Keep Your Knees Together' Resigns

    Canadian Judge Who Told Assault Survivor to 'Keep Your Knees Together' Resigns

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    Prior to his resignation, Camp faced a public hearing before the Canadian Judicial Council over his harsh comments. Shortly after Camp's resignation letter was filed Thursday, Canada's Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould said, "From my perspective as minister, and the perspective of our government, sexual assault and gender-based violence is in no form acceptable".