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Mark Zuckerberg Hires Former Clinton, Obama Pollster

Benenson was a strategist for both of Barack Obama's presidential campaigns, and was the chief strategist for Hillary Clinton's doomed campaign previous year. Many of his Facebook posts are about political developments and his opinions about them. However, the 33-year-old CEO of the world's largest social networking site has always maintained that he has no such aspirations.

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The Dark Tower: Stephen King adaptation struggles to get ratings

Speaking of writing, teleplays for "The Dark Tower " series are being done now. In an interview with Empire Movies, source material author Stephen King spoke highly of the movie, noting that it "is something completely new that melds the Western with fantaty".

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Usain Bolt's Chances Of 100m Gold Just A Little Bit Easier

This is his past year, he's only raced twice. "So I think it's going to be very disappointing for everybody - nobody more so than Andre". Farah's haul of nine world and Olympic 5000m and 10,000m titles stacks up alongside that of the Jamaican and few would bet against Sir Mo doing the double again in his last major championships .

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Tejashwi Yadav asks Nitish Kumar to clarify murder charges against him

Yadav had told ET last week that then partners JDURJD-Congress should keep the alliance intact to protect the "anti-BJP mandate of the people". Speaking along the lines of RJD-Congress, Yadav added , "Breaking an agreement with the people is a very big thing, they had voted for the grand alliance".

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US Senate confirms Wray as new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Wray will be just such a leader", she said . Wray testifed before the Senate Judiciary Committee on July 12, which set him to be confirmed by the full Senate . If he was being honest, Wray should make sure the president knows it, and soon. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y.; Ed Markey, D-Mass.; Jeff Merkley, D-Ore.; Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass, and Ron Wyden, D-Ore.

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Trump Was Involved in Drafting Son's Statement, Aide Confirms

Vice President Mike Pence and other White House officials had signaled , however, that Mr. Trump planned to sign the bill into law. "It was not a campaign issue at the time and there was no follow up", Trump Jr said . In a statement President Trump said he supports measures to deter "bad behavior" from Pyongyang and Tehran. The White House's confirmation of the president's involvement piqued the interest of investigators, including Senator Mark R.

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On a rainy day, Philip's duty finally done

Despite the pouring rain, Philip met with representatives of the organisation, veterans, and cadets before receiving the 1664 Global Challenge baton and three cheers from the crowd. "I hope the duke, after 22,219 solo engagements since 1952, can now enjoy a well-earned retirement!" she said. Their son and heir, Prince Charles , and grandsons Princes William and Harry are likely to take on additional royal duties to step in for Prince Philip at public engagements from this year.

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Electronic Voting Chief Murdered Days Before Kenya's Presidential Election

Following Msando's cold blood killing, it has now emerged that he had recorded a statement at Central police station saying his life was in danger weeks prior. "Chris [Msando], on television last week, assured Kenyans that they need not worry about the Kenya Integrated Electronic [Elections] Management System [KIEMS], as he was sure it would work", Mudavadi said.

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Trump, Senators to Propose Lowering Legal Immigration

President Donald Trump unveiled a much awaited plan to dramatically overhaul the nation's immigration system Wednesday by placing people with certain skills at the front of the line - while at the same time pushing others way back. Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy - will reduce the "overall immigration numbers to limit low-skilled and unskilled labour entering the United States", the White House said in a statement.

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Tillerson Says He and Trump Not 'Happy' About Russian Sanctions

In June, Trump pulled the USA out of the Paris climate change accord against Tillerson's advice. For instance, this year's U.S. -ASEAN Ministerial carries special significance since it is the 50th anniversary of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, traveling Tuesday in the former Soviet republic of Georgia, sought to reframe the sanctions as a "further sign of our commitment" to counter Russian aggression in the region.

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BJP on witch-hunt to win one Rajya Sabha seat, Ahmed Patel says

He said the IT officials searched "at least four rooms" at the resort and also asked questions to some of the MLAs about their presence there. Meanwhile, the I-T department issued a release saying that the raids on the official residence of Karnataka Power Minister DK Shivakumar and at Eagleton resort were only related to the minister.

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Fox News accused of working with Trump administration on Seth Rich conspiracy

Wheeler alleges that Zimmerman published fake quotations attributed to him in a since-retracted May 16 story about Rich, and that Trump administration officials, including the president himself , were involved in crafting the story. "But for me to comment from here about an ongoing investigation - I believe it's still ongoing; I don't even know the status of it in terms of D.C. - but it would be highly inappropriate to do that".

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Body of Ocean City, Md. vacationer found buried on beach

Her body was discovered on the beach early this morning. Ocean City Police have closed down a large portion of the beach hours for an active death investigation. He was flown by Maryland State Police Trooper 5 to Baltimore's Shock Trauma hospital for life-threatening injuries. The head of the "crimes against persons unit" says, to his knowledge, Maryland police have not contacted Plano PD about this case.

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2 arrested after female's body found in freezer of OH home

A couple from OH were arrested Saturday after human remains were found in a freezer, authorities said. Novoa and Layton were jailed on corpse-abuse charges with a $1 million bond. Debbie said investigators are pulling Graves' dental records to compare them to the body, which hasn't been identified yet. She also supplied Novoa with an extension cord to plug the freezer in at its new location.

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Jordan Abolishes Law Allowing Rapists to Marry Their Victims

Some lawmakers, and at least one social worker, wanted to keep a version of 308 in place, arguing such marriages could protect rape victims from honor killings, or give them the "choice" to escape stigma, the Times reports. Just a few days ago, The Associated Press reports, Jordan's parliament moved toward another reform advancing women's legal rights. "According to tribal and social customs in a lot of Jordan, if a girl or a woman is raped, it reflects on the victim and harms her family's ...

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Cuba Repudiates US Sanctions against Venezuelan President

On the eve of the planned installation of this Constituent, Leopoldo Lopez , 46 years, founder of the party Voluntad Popular (popular Will, right), and the mayor of Caracas , Antonio Ledezma , 62 years old, have been arrested according to their families in the middle of the night at home, where they were under house arrest after having already been jailed -for up to nearly three and a half years for Mr.

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Four killed in gunfight in Moscow court building

No less than 20 shots were heard, a witness, attorney Sofia Rubasskaya , told RIA Novosti . We began to be evacuated. On my way from the fourth to the third floor I saw a woman sitting on a bench. Three of them are police and National Guard officers. Tatiana Petrova, a spokeswoman for the Russian Interior Ministry's Moscow department, told TASS among those wounded were a Russian National Guard officer and two policemen.

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Q2 Weather: Cooling trend around the corner

Calm wind becoming north around 5 miles per hour. Sunny skies and high temperatures in the mid 80s are in the forecast today for Auburn and Cayuga County. TUESDAY: Mostly sunny and warm. A chance for a shower. Friday will be mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

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Former Maricopa Sheriff Joe Arpaio Found Guilty

In fact, all of the DOJ's witnesses made it clear that Judge Snow's order was unclear and ambiguous. But Mr. Arpaio insisted, publicly and repeatedly, that his office's practices were legal and would not change, and advocates said the detentions continued.

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Attack on mosque in Afghanistan´s Herat kills more than 20: hospital

Some local Afghan media reports put the death toll at 33. In May, a huge bombing in the centre of the city killed more than 150 people, the deadliest militant attack in the country since US-led forces ousted the Taliban from power in 2001.

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12 inmates escape from Alabama jail; manhunt underway

Eleven have been recaptured, but one is still on the run. Two inmates are in jail for attempted murder charges and the others were are charged with crimes like burglary, theft, drug possession, domestic violence, breaking and entering and disorderly conduct.

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Trade grades: Cubs add depth with Justin Wilson, Alex Avila

The Cubs already acquired left-handed ace Jose Quintana from the Chicago White Sox , and now they reportedly are close to picking up another talented lefty. The Cubs now sit atop the NL Central by 2.5 games. "( Wilson ) is a setup guy with closer stuff", one veteran scout said. Candelario has spent most of this season at Triple-A Iowa, where he has hit.266 with 12 homers, 52 RBIs and an.868 OPS in 68 games.

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Amit Shah Going to Be the Heir of Modi?

The coastal state will witness polls for three seats in the Upper House on August 8. Speaking to the media after the parliamentary meet, Nadda said that the BJP president would be contesting for the polls. Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel is now the MP from the state and his party is likely to renominate him. Today, he is into the business of oil mill and solvents.

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Trump's "political commissar" Scaramucci makes his first "kill", chief of staff Priebus

Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said Priebus "has been a devoted Chief of Staff to the President from the beginning" and praised him for his "great relationships with members of Congress". Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter, and her husband, powerful senior aide Jared Kushner, have known Scaramucci for years from NY and pushed for his hiring.

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Priebus out, Kelly in - abrupt Trump move brings more White House chaos

The former Republican National Committee chairman faced a hard task from the outset as he attempted to wrangle a hodgepodge of rival staff factions divided by ideology and allegiance, his influence supplanted by several other top advisers - including the President's own kin - who reported directly to Trump and not to the chief of staff .