Intercepted communications show that Russian oligarch Yevgeniy Prigozhin told a Syrian official that he “secured permission” from a Russian minister to move forward with a “fast and strong” initiative that would take place in early February, according to intelligence reports.
The additional charges increase the legal pressure on former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his business partner, Rick Gates, as they prepare for a trial later this year.
Republican Eric Greitens was taken into custody on charges stemming from a 2015 affair. Greitens previously said he won’t resign, despite call to do so from many Republican and Democratic state lawmakers.
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One measure of the leadership of the Stoneman Douglas generation might be convincing Hollywood that glib, cynical violence no longer sells, and teaching the rest of us that guns are anything but a game.
President Trump aligned ­himself with gun rights advocates, arguing that allowing teachers to carry concealed weapons would “solve the problem instantly.” Meanwhile, a ban on semiautomatic rifles such as the AR-15 used by the Florida shooter is not under active consideration, the White House said.
(Damir Sagolj/Reuters)
(Damir Sagolj/Reuters)
Zagitova, 15, emerged this season as a potent threat to Medvedeva, the defending world champion. All Zagitova’s jumps occurred in the second half of her program, which earned her bonus points for coming so late. That gave her a razor-thin margin of victory. Canada’s Kaetlyn Osmond took the bronze, her country’s first Olympic medal in women’s singles skating since 2010.
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The U.N. ambassador said both Israel and the Palestinians would have something to like in the forthcoming proposal. She added that U.S. negotiators Jared Kushner and Jason D. Greenblatt “are still going back and forth.”
Canada's prime minister, accustomed to being praised for his Prince Charming good looks, is getting a lot of flak on his tour of India, and the latest gags focus on his razzle-dazzle wardrobe, upstaging even India's flamboyant movie stars.
The first day of this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference was marked by jeers for Hillary Clinton, warnings about Democrats winning control of Congress and talk of the impeachment threat to President Trump.
A law set to take effect in March makes it a crime to publicly invoke Polish complicity in Nazi atrocities. The measure has thrust Poland into a bitter debate over the nature of its history and, to an even greater extent, the nature of its identity.
Teachers across the state walked off the job amid a dispute over pay and benefits, causing more than 275,000 students to miss classes.
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