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Mr. McCabe's lawyer, Michael Bromwich, said he was advised of the referral "within the past few weeks", has met with the U.S. Attorney's office and believes the referral is "unjustified". In an interview with CNN Thursday, Comey mentioned that he had no data of the referral, however confirmed that he could possibly be a witness towards McCabe if he's prosecuted.
  • Facebook class action looms over facial recognition software

    Facebook class action looms over facial recognition software

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    The ruling comes as the social network is snared in a scandal over the mishandling of 87 million users' data ahead of the 2016 United States presidential election. That was the date the tag suggestions feature was launched by the company. In the USA court system, certification of a class is typically a major hurdle that plaintiffs in proposed class actions need to overcome before reaching a possible settlement or trial, Reuters noted.
  • Region told to brace for

    Region told to brace for "potentially historic" ice storm

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    Today's weather prediction of freezing rain and ice into the overnight hours has prompted one Onondaga County school district to make changes to tonight's scheduled prom. Roads and highways could become quite slippery and flooding is possible. The weather agency says the region is expected to get around 25-30 mm of rain over the weekend, which is about half of the month's average rainfall.
  • City wary of title collapse ahead of Spurs showdown — Big Match Focus

    City wary of title collapse ahead of Spurs showdown — Big Match Focus

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    Guardiola seems to have caught the bug. Despite a 13-point lead over second-placed Manchester United with six games left, the Spaniard insists his side are still vulnerable and need to "focus". "The pundits in November, they said it was already done - it was impossible that City, if they hadn't lost in six months, it's impossible for them to drop points", he said.
  • Russian warns of 'consequences' after US-led strikes on Syria

    Russian warns of 'consequences' after US-led strikes on Syria

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    He called on the United States and its allies to immediately reconsider their plan "to bring the world to such a risky threshold and instead to support peaceful political negotiations towards ending the Syrian conflict". USA allies have offered strong words of support for Washington but no clear military plans have yet emerged. But by Thursday, both sides appeared anxious to dial down the rhetoric, and it was the Russians who took the biggest step back, redefining what would prompt them ...
  • Mexican leader, US VP Pence to meet over ties, NAFTA talks

    Mexican leader, US VP Pence to meet over ties, NAFTA talks

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    With the White House's encouragement, Maduro has been barred from the summit over his plans to hold a presidential election that the opposition is boycotting and that many foreign governments consider a sham. Mexico's president says "the door is open" for the United States to join a Pacific Rim trade deal that was initially rejected by U.S. President Donald Trump.
  • Pennsylvania School District Arms Teachers With Mini-Bats

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    The district is also building security barriers, installing cameras, and has hired a firm to evaluate security. Eight parents said they liked the new schedule. We can not control the minds or actions of people. "Anyone who becomes aware of concerning posts , or concerning language, on social media are encouraged to, and have, reported that".
  • Pope Francis admits 'grave mistakes' in Chile child sex abuse scandal

    Pope Francis admits 'grave mistakes' in Chile child sex abuse scandal

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    He told Chilean bishops in a letter that he would apologise to each victim in person. Then soon after his visit, Pope Francis , in a stunning about-face, chose to send to Chile Archbishop Scicluna - the Catholic Church's top expert on investigating sex abuse - to review "recently received information concerning the case" of Bishop Barros.
  • Real slides through on late penalty

    Real slides through on late penalty

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    Juventus players were outraged by the decision with goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon being dismissed in his final Champions League game. Zinedine Zidane's men were poised for the semi-finals following last week's 3-0 win in Turin, only for Juve to mount a remarkable comeback in the return leg as they levelled the tie thanks to Mario Mandzukic's double and Keylor Navas' fumbled cross midweek.
  • Marjory Stoneman Douglas teacher left loaded gun in public restroom

    Marjory Stoneman Douglas teacher left loaded gun in public restroom

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    Cruz faces lawsuits and there are claims against his late mother's estate, which complicates the matter of his indigence. "We're making it clear", Finkelstein said. "Mr. Cruz is, in fact, potentially a beneficiary of those funds". Cruz's defense team has said there is no question he did it, and he's willing to plead guilty to avoid the death penalty.
  • EPA Ousted Staffer Who Signed Report That Weakened Pruitt's Security Claims

    EPA Ousted Staffer Who Signed Report That Weakened Pruitt's Security Claims

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    Two top Democrats on the committee, ranking member Thomas R. Carper of DE and Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, on Tuesday demanded such hearings, saying they have confidential documents that contradict public statements made by Pruitt, EPA spokespersons and President Donald Trump regarding the administrator's security spending.
  • Dockless bike sharing service JUMP gets acquired by Uber

    Dockless bike sharing service JUMP gets acquired by Uber

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    Khosrowshahi said in an interview that Jump was "a ideal fit" for Uber's expanding portfolio beyond its core ride-hailing service. Through our collaboration, we realized that we shared Uber's vision of multi-modal mobility and had the same goal of decreasing vehicle ownership.
  • The FBI Raid on Trump Lawyer's Office

    The FBI Raid on Trump Lawyer's Office

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    Speaking to MSNBC's "The Beat" late Monday, Michael Avenatti, Daniels' lawyer, said that though he "feels sorry" for Cohen, he believes that "when push comes to shove, [Cohen is] going to fold like a cheap deck of cards". "Michael is my attorney", Trump said. Trump has denied any collusion by his campaign. Loyalty, he has said, spurred him to regularly threaten lawsuits against those he perceived as threats to Trump.
  • Tallahassee women rally to close gender wage gap

    Tallahassee women rally to close gender wage gap

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    Tuesday, April 10 is Equal Pay Day 2018 , in which we consider the gender wage gap that exists between men and women. Since the 1960s, the pay gap has narrowed in the United States, but progress in the last couple of decades has slowed.
  • Video Shows View From Inside Bus As Conor McGregor Throws Dolly

    Video Shows View From Inside Bus As Conor McGregor Throws Dolly

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    Quiet and humbled, McGregor couldn't talk his way out of trouble in a NY courtroom. UFC star Conor McGregor was released from custody on $50,000 bail Friday after a brief arraignment on assault and criminal mischief charges stemming from Thursday's outburst at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
  • Strike on Syria air base kills 14, including Iranian forces

    Strike on Syria air base kills 14, including Iranian forces

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    Initially the Iranian news agency PressTV blamed the air strikes on the United States , suggesting that they were in retaliation for the chemical weapons attack. President Putin, Russia and Iran are responsible for backing Animal Assad. He said "preparations have already been made" without giving more details.
  • China, Vanuatu deny military base plan

    China, Vanuatu deny military base plan

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    China has been aggressively growing its military and expanding its footprint deeper into the Pacific, forging closer links by showering nations with development money. Such a Chinese presence would make the seas "more crowded" for the Royal Australian Navy, though professional forces could manage this safely and it would not stop Australian or U.S.
  • Russia's foreign minister to visit North Korea

    Russia's foreign minister to visit North Korea

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    The announcement came a day after Trump's administration revealed that North Korea has confirmed that it was willing to discuss denuclearisation with them. The confirmation from Pyongyang directly has created more confidence within Trump's administration about the wisdom of holding such a meeting. He's scheduled to hold summit talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at a border village on April 27, followed by a meeting with U.S.
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    Seoul optimistic about "secret, direct contact" between U.S. and North Korea

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    South Korea had conveyed a message from Kim indicating his willingness to pause his nuclear program during talks, but the USA had not previously confirmed Kim's intentions directly from North Korea. The North Koreans want the meeting to take place in their capital, Pyongyang. "It's a natural step in the right direction". US and North Korean officials have reportedly been trying to nail down a location for the summit, with the North Koreans pushing for Pyongyang and the Americans calling ...
  • A Chilly & Mostly Sunny Finish to the Weekend

    A Chilly & Mostly Sunny Finish to the Weekend

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    Our next cold front slowly moves through the area tomorrow . The low temperature Sunday night should be in the low 20s, with highs in the mid to upper 30s Monday . While not a blockbuster system, like a few weekends ago, some travel issues are possible, especially during the height of any snow, due to some snow covered secondary roads, and lowered visibilities.
  • Catalonia's Carles Puigdemont calls on Madrid to 'respect democracy'

    Catalonia's Carles Puigdemont calls on Madrid to 'respect democracy'

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    Ms. Barley claimed that it was now up to Spain to prove that their additional prices against Mr. Puigdemont , which she said "won't even be more easy". She stated that if Spain couldn't prove the allegations of misuse of public funds, "afterward Puigdemont would be a free man in a absolutely free country - notably in Germany".
  • Trump blasts media for EPA chief's ethical problems

    Trump blasts media for EPA chief's ethical problems

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    On the heels of Minoli's memo , the EPA inspector general's office confirmed on Thursday that it has launched an investigation into Pruitt's conduct-the fourth such probe since he took over the EPA previous year. Though the President has, at times , floated several people a day for multiple positions in his administration that are already occupied, the proposition reveals just how frustrated Trump remains with Sessions because of his decision to recuse himself from overseeing the ...
  • Prince Philip 'in good spirits' after hip replacement operation

    Prince Philip 'in good spirits' after hip replacement operation

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    A few days before, The Queen's husband also missed the Maundy Thursday service at St George's Chapel. The Queen and the Duke of York were in attendance at the event. Philip is not the only member of the Royal family to undergo a hip operation in their 90s. Buckingham Palace announced the news in a statement on Tuesday.
  • Israelis have right to their own land, Saudi crown prince says

    Israelis have right to their own land, Saudi crown prince says

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    Don't believe the ridiculous notion that the world's most oppressive region has turned the corner towards peace. They are both evil guys. Some experts say this could lead to catastrophe in the Middle East, where Iran supports numerous proxies and armed groups fighting against US interests, such as Hezbollah in Lebanon and the Houthi rebels in Yemen.