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|Accused Russian Agent Maria Butina Reaches Plea Deal With Federal Prosecutors: Reports
Maria Butina, a Russian gun-rights activist accused of working as an agent for
POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2018 8:05 PM
|Imagining a school shooting through the gunman's eyes: Sandy Hook Promise releases chilling new video
A public service announcement released by the gun violence prevention organization Sandy Hook Promise depicts the moments leading up to a school shooting from the shooter’s perspective.
POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2018 5:14 PM
|Kevin McCarthy Says Democrats Shouldn't Spend A Lot Of Time Investigating Trump
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) urged Democrats not to dwell
POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2018 6:18 PM
|Gilets Jaunes Come to Brexit Britain’s Rescue
The gilets jaunes’ protests in France have caused a pretty stunning volte face from President Emmanuel Macron, with more than 10 billion euros ($11.4 billion) of minimum wage and pension tax changes proposed this week. Alongside France’s already-announced reversal of a fuel tax rise, this could increase France’s deficit by as much as 0.6 percentage points to about 3.4 percent of gross domestic product. “Le spread” of 10-year French government bonds to German bunds has widened by 10 basis points in December, creating the biggest gap since Macron was elected in May 2017.
POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2018 6:40 AM
|Man who killed newlywed during robbery executed in Texas
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas inmate was executed Tuesday evening for fatally shooting a newlywed during a robbery more than 25 years ago.
POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2018 8:42 PM
|Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Paul Ryan Called 'Genius' While I'm 'Fraud'
Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Monday attacked what she
POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2018 10:38 AM
|Crisis Group says no word from China on detained Canadian employee
The ICG, a think-tank focused on conflict resolution, said in a statement to Reuters Kovrig was detained by state security officials in Beijing on Monday night. The Canadian government said it saw no explicit link to the Huawei case. Diplomats in China said the apparent involvement of the secretive state security ministry, which engages in domestic counter-espionage work, among other things, suggests the government could be looking at leveling spying accusations.
POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2018 5:01 AM
|5 missing Marines declared dead in warplanes crash off Japan
TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. military said Tuesday that five missing crew members have been declared dead after their refueling plane collided with a fighter jet last week off Japan's southern coast, and that search and recovery operations have ended after finding only one survivor.
POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2018 8:00 AM
|Google CEO to tell Congress company 'supports federal privacy legislation' amid allegations of security violations and political bias
The boss of Google - under fire over allegations of political bias and its failure to protect personal information - is to tell congress it supports government legislation that defends against privacy violations. On the day Google announced it was to terminate earlier than planned its modestly-used social media network Google Plus because of a flaw that had leaked the personal information of 52.5m users, CEO Sundar Pichai made clear he would defend the company against accusations of favouritism or predisposition. “I lead this company without political bias and work to ensure that our products continue to operate that way,” Mr Pichai will say in prepared remarks he is due to deliver on Capitol Hill.
POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2018 9:20 PM
|Former Frat President Accused Of Drugging And Raping Woman Fined $400 And Set Free
A former fraternity president at Baylor University walked away with a fine and
POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2018 10:46 AM