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DSS takeover of National Assembly ‘completely unacceptable’- Osinbajo

No reason was been given for the siege, but one of the operatives said "it is order from above". " Mr. Daura has been directed to hand over to the most senior officer of the State Security Service until further notice ", Akande said. Senators loyal to President Muhammadu Buhari have relocated to Sheraton Hotel in Abuja to finalize a plot to impeach the Senate president, Bukola Saraki .

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11 kids rescued from compound in northern New Mexico

On Thursday, Taos County Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe issued a search warrant for the compound, described as an earthen berm in a local subdivision was allegedly occupied by Morten and Siraj Wahhaj. The child's mother became concerned, especially because the little boy suffers from seizures, developmental, and cognitive delays and is unable to walk due to suffering a Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy at birth.

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Gates tells Manafort trial he assisted in filing false tax returns

Gates admitted that at Manafort's behest, they later created a loan agreement for Lyovochkin's payment, though no loan existed. Prosecutors are hoping that testimony from Gates, who has firsthand knowledge of Manafort's actions, will convince a jury of Manafort's guilt.

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NJ senator calls Trump's attack on LeBron James racist

He's doing an awesome job for his community". "It looks like LeBron James is working to do good things on behalf of our next generation", Stephanie Grisham, the First Lady's spokesperson, said in a statement released Saturday. "Because clearly Donald Trump won't". Lebron puts kids in school. It could be that Trump's wife and daughter and some top aides are fighting a battle to safeguard their own principles and beliefs within the eye of the Trump storm and carefully chose areas ...

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Brooklyn Nail Salon Workers Attack Woman With Broom

Fists were flying, and one woman even used a dustpan in the dust-up at the New Red Apple Nails on Nostrand Avenue in Brooklyn. The video was filmed and uploaded to Facebook by one of the customers who was in the salon during the incident.

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Saudi Airlines suspends Canadian flights

In her first public response to the escalating situation with Saudi Arabia , Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said the North American country was " seriously concerned " about the Kingdom's actions, and is " seeking greater clarity ".

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Rick Gates testifies that he committed crimes with ex-boss Paul Manafort

In questioning Ms Laporta on Monday, a prosecutor asked the accountant about a $10 million loan purportedly received by Mr Manafort from Russian businessman Oleg Deripaska in 2006. Manafort has pleaded not guilty to 18 counts of bank and tax fraud and failing to disclose foreign bank accounts. Gates also worked for the Trump election campaign.

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Paul Manafort’s Defense Was Just Dealt Multiple Blows By Immunized Accountant

Laporta said she believed Paranova to be a client of Manafort's global consulting firm but otherwise received no information or documents related to said entities. The most significant moment on Friday, however, came when assistant United States attorney Uzo Asonye asked Laporta to describe a conference call in September 2015.

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USA will 'enforce the sanctions' against Iran: Pompeo

European Commission officials told reporters that EU companies would be able to sue for compensation from USA banks or other businesses who acted to enforce the sanctions. "Who can believe Trump is serious about talks?" he asked. European countries, along with Russian Federation and China, remain committed to the nuclear deal, but European companies are unlikely to risk US sanctions to do business with Iran.

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Trump would fight any U.S. special counsel subpoena in court: president's lawyer

Donald Trump Jr ., his brother-in-law Jared Kushner , and then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort were known to have attended the meeting with Kremlin-linked attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya. The meeting is of interest to special counsel Robert Mueller and his investigation of possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government.

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Denmark veil ban: First woman charged for wearing niqab

Clicked by Reuters photographer Andrew Kelly, the photo features a Danish policewoman embracing a visibly emotional woman protesting against the ban. Hundreds have taken to the streets of Copenhagen to protest a ban on wearing face-covering garments in public. France became the first European country to ban the full-face veil from public spaces in 2011, with fines of up to €150 (Dhs640) for those caught wearing the garment.

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Relief as lost Mt Aspiring climber to make it home

The weather conditions are promising for the rescue later today. There were 10km/h south-east winds in the morning, which were expected to rise to 30km/h by noon. The climber's beacon was seen to move a short distance to the northeast about 2.30pm yesterday, and rescuers said it was "a good sign". "The pilots did an unbelievable job to fly in and out, despite the low cloud tonight".

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Man Taunts Bison in Yellowstone National Park

In the video, a man wearing a blue T-shirt and shorts can be seen approaching a bison that was holding up traffic by standing in the middle of a two-way road. "These distances safeguard both visitors and a remarkable experience of sharing landscape with thousands of freely roaming animals". Within the same week two others were attacked by an elk.

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Venezuela official: Explosion was attempted attack on Maduro

He added police had made arrests in the incident but did not immediately provide any further details. Venezuelan officials are yet to comment on the incident. GettySecurity forces and members of the Bolivarian National Intelligence Service (Sebin) check a building after an explosion. Venezuela is living under the fifth year of a severe economic crisis that has sparked malnutrition, hyperinflation and mass emigration.

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Evacuations orders in place due to massive Mendocino Complex Fires

The blazes have burned over 450,000 acres (703 square miles) and damaged or destroyed more than 2,000 structures. More immediately, the declaration will enable federal agencies to help battle the 17 major fires burning throughout the state.

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China urges United States to 'calm down' in escalating trade row over tariffs

China and the US have raised tariffs on billions of dollars of each other's goods over complaints Beijing steals or pressures foreign companies to hand over technology. automobile sector. While that might be deflated by some defensive or pre-emptive responses to the United States tariffs, the USA economy has been turbo-charged by Trump's deficit-funded tax cuts and increased government spending.

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Missing Iowa Jogger Mollie Tibbetts May Have Been Spotted in Missouri

An employee at a truck stop in the area says she came face-to-face with a young girl who appeared to be Tibbetts. "We're not in the position say who is a suspect, who isn't a suspect or if there are any suspects", Winker told reporters at a press conference in Montezuma.

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Trump urges AG to end Russia probe 'right now'

Mueller, a Republican and former Federal Bureau of Investigation director who served a Republican and Democratic president, has broad support in Congress, where Republicans control both chambers. "He worked for me for a very short time ". "The President can voice his opinion, I don't deny him that ability, in this case I wish he wouldn't I just don't think it helps him", Republican Rep.

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Israel Launches Strike on ISIS Forces in Syria

The escalation of hostilities is justified by Israel by the presence of Iran-linked troops in south-western Syria which, Israeli officials say, pose a threat to the national security of the Jewish state. A Jordanian army source said the militants who fled from the border were then chased by the Syrian army conducting operations in the area to drive them out of their last hideouts.

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Crews battling deadly California wildfire slowed by returning winds

The Carr Fire has destroyed more than 1,546 structures in and around Redding, a city of 90,000 people about 160 miles (260 km) north of the state capital, Sacramento. When asked about the potential for larger fires this summer and fall, Brown said: "I don't have a crystal ball here but I would not be surprised if there were more fires..." Others were frustrated by the lack of information about the status of their homes from authorities overwhelmed by fighting the fire.

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Ontario is axing its test of universal basic income

The Ontario government made a decision to ditch its universal income project this week, with Ministers saying the expensive pilot program was "clearly not the answer" for the nation's working families and those below the poverty line. "It was certainly not going to be sustainable". Although some participants used the money to go back to college or university to boost their odds of rising out of poverty with good jobs, MacLeod branded the pilot program a "disincentive" to finding ...

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John Kelly to remain Trump’s chief of staff until 2020

The news that Kelly intends to stay on at the helm of the administration for the long haul comes just a day after Kelly passed the one year mark in the job as the president's second chief of staff. Kelly, for his part, had grown increasingly frustrated in the role over the past year, furious at what he felt was unfair press coverage - particularly about his role in the scandal surrounding former Staff Secretary Rob Porter - while frequently butting heads with the president.

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Trump says collusion not a crime as Russian Federation probe trial begins

Special counsel Robert Mueller has offered to reduce the number of obstruction-related questions President Donald Trump would be asked by investigators, sources familiar with the negotiations tell CNN . "The odds are against it, but I wouldn't be shocked, because he wants to do it", Giuliani said. Fox News reported liberal icon Alan Dershowitz speculated that Mueller hopes the charges he filed against Paul Manafort will force the onetime Trump campaign manager to reveal something ...

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All eyes on Virginia court as Paul Manafort's fraud trial begins

His defense attorneys say he isn't to blame because he left the details of his finances to others. Mr Manafort denies the charges, which are unrelated... Manafort is accused of trying to hide tens of millions of dollars in Ukrainian political consulting fees and using that money to fund a lavish lifestyle.

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Senators demand answers from immigration officials on family reunification

Matthew Albence, a top official with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, even compared family detention centers to "summer camps". As NPR's Joel Rose reports, administration officials mostly deny doing anything wrong despite bipartisan criticism.