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Federal prosecutors seek to drop criminal charges against US Senator Robert Menendez Federal prosecutors seek to drop criminal charges against US Senator Robert Menendez
- January 31, 2018

The case went to trial previous year, but resulted in a mistrial last November when the jury could not reach a unanimous verdict. Earlier this month federal prosecutors claimed they meant to re-try Menendez "at the earliest possible date". The trial of Mr. Menendez and Dr. Melgen, who have been longtime friends, ended in a mistrial in November after a jury said it could not reach a verdict. (more...)
Fitness Tracking App Strava Could Spill Key Military Secrets Fitness Tracking App Strava Could Spill Key Military Secrets
- January 31, 2018

Sounds like a pretty neat idea, right? For example, active military personnel in places like Afghanistan and Syria have been seen as users on the app. "It just keeps getting deeper". As it turns out, many of those people are in the USA military. He said more people were interested in the issue than he expected. (more...)
Trump favors release of memo White House wants reviewed Trump favors release of memo White House wants reviewed
- January 31, 2018

The document allegedly provides evidence on the Obama administration using FISA ( Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act ) warrants to spy on the Trump campaign, among other allegations. The president's remarks Tuesday were the first time he has publicly commented on the memo since it was taken to the White House for review. Republicans have said the memo shows the improper use of surveillance by the FBI and the Justice Department in the Russian Federation investigation. (more...)
SHOCKER: James Comey PRAISES OUSTED FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe SHOCKER: James Comey PRAISES OUSTED FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe
- January 31, 2018

As anyone who has covered the bureau knows, it leans Republican and attracts hardcore law-and-order types. Clearly, they don't care, and even more clearly, there is pretty much nothing Mueller can reveal that won't cause them to defend the president. (more...)
Russian Fighter Buzzes US Surveillance Plane Over Black Sea Russian Fighter Buzzes US Surveillance Plane Over Black Sea
- January 31, 2018

Navy on Wednesday released five more videos of an "unsafe" intercept by a Russian military jet, after some questioned the original video over not showing the Russian plane as close as the Navy alleged. A Russian Su-27 fighter jet buzzed a U.S. Navy EP-3 Aries over the Black Sea on January 29. At the time, the Russian jet had passed within 50 feet of the aircraft, using its afterburners, which caused the U.S. (more...)
NASA telescopes relay live feed of rare super blue blood moon NASA telescopes relay live feed of rare super blue blood moon
- January 31, 2018

Sadly, here in Ireland we will have to settle for the lesser "Super Blue Moon ". If you miss this one, the next blue Moon total lunar eclipse will happen on December 31, 2028, though it won't be quite as large since it will not be as close to Earth. (more...)
Saudi Arabia says detainees handed over more than US$100 billion Saudi Arabia says detainees handed over more than US$100 billion
- January 31, 2018

Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal , one of the kingdom's top worldwide businessmen, was released from detention on Saturday, more than two months after he was taken into custody in a sweeping crackdown on corruption. The only settlement disclosed so far was a deal by Prince Miteb bin Abdullah to pay more than $1bn. It will say that the wave of arrests started on September 10 when prominent clerics including Salman al-Awdah and Awad al-Qarni were detained in an ... (more...)
Here's what Stormy Daniels said (and didn't say) on 'Jimmy Kimmel' Here's what Stormy Daniels said (and didn't say) on 'Jimmy Kimmel'
- January 31, 2018

Some details of Daniels' recollections in the In Touch Weekly interview appear to corroborate allegations of Summer Zervos, an Orange County, Calif., woman who has sued Trump . "Dirty, yes. And I know a lot about dirty". Clifford's allegation, first made in 2011 and then again a month before the election, was reported only by the gossip site The Dirty and the website The Smoking Gun until The Wall Street Journal reported earlier this month that Cohen brokered a $130,000 payment to ... (more...)
Ryan: Nunes memo should be released, members should separate memo from Mueller Ryan: Nunes memo should be released, members should separate memo from Mueller
- January 31, 2018

The House Intelligence Committee chairman would be spreading the information far and wide. Trump stopped and turned to Duncan and said "Oh yeah, don't worry, 100 percent". The research was assembled by a former British intelligence officer, Christopher Steele, who produced a dossier of unsubstantiated allegations about Mr. (more...)
Academic Tariq Ramadan detained over rape allegations Academic Tariq Ramadan detained over rape allegations
- January 31, 2018

He is the grandson of Hassan al-Banna, who founded the Muslim Brotherhood. Le Monde and Le Parisien newspapers reported past year that two women recently filed complaints in France against Ramadan for an alleged rape in 2009 and an assault in 2012. (more...)
FEMA to stop distributing emergency food and water to Puerto Rico FEMA to stop distributing emergency food and water to Puerto Rico
- January 31, 2018

The agency, which still has about 5,000 personnel on the island, is prepared to restart food and water shipments should the need arise, according to the official with knowledge of the plan. "The elderly have it worse since they depend on others for transportation". "It's awesome that they say they want to help the economy, but what are people going to use to buy food?" "Yesterday, I had to help - because it is a moral imperative to help - a school about 45 minutes from San Juan that still ... (more...)
Seaplane not damaged but off course just before deadly crash Seaplane not damaged but off course just before deadly crash
- January 31, 2018

The seaplane pilot in the NYE's crash north of Sydney "inexplicably" turned into a dead end bay. But Sydney seaplanes described events moments before the crash as totally inexplicable. The flaps were in the "climb" position. Aussie Todd Sellars, staying on a houseboat 50 yards away, swam to the plane and tried to release the door as it sank in 30ft of water. (more...)
4 justices expected to be at State of the Union 4 justices expected to be at State of the Union
- January 31, 2018

The official said the speech will be forward-looking and optimistic, much in the vein of Trump's first address to Congress in February 2017 , shortly after he was inaugurated, when he called for the "renewal of the American spirit". He also highlighted an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent who has worked to arrest members of the gang. Some Democrats couldn't hold back, especially when Trump mentioned immigration issues. (more...)
State of the Union leaves Minnesota lawmakers divided State of the Union leaves Minnesota lawmakers divided
- January 31, 2018

It was as if Trump described the presidency as he wished it would be, not as he does the job on a daily basis. "Under our plan, those who meet education and work requirements and show good moral character would be able to become full citizens of the United States over a 12-year period", Trump said. (more...)
Chief: Kidnapping victim killed in Federal Bureau of Investigation raid grabbed agent's gun Chief: Kidnapping victim killed in Federal Bureau of Investigation raid grabbed agent's gun
- January 31, 2018

Get the latest news, sports and food features sent directly to your inbox. "When he felt he was starting to lose control, he intentionally discharged his rifle, striking Mr. Three people have already been charged in relation to the kidnapping. The boy's uncle, Ernesto Valladares, is now fighting for custody of his nephew, who is now an orphan. (more...)
PUBG: The new map Miramar will be great for esports PUBG: The new map Miramar will be great for esports
- January 31, 2018

The patch itself focuses on improving desert map Miramar . The developers of " PUBG " have not yet implemented a map selection setting in " PUBG " so far, but in the meantime, they have introduced a set of improvements for Miramar. Unfortunately for those who tend to find themselves evading enemies in vehicles, Patch 7 will modify how damage effects both the vehicle and those inside the vehicle. (more...)
Justice Dept. officials appealed to White House to halt release of memo Justice Dept. officials appealed to White House to halt release of memo
- January 31, 2018

The memo reportedly describes Federal Bureau of Investigation abuses of FISA surveillance laws with officials using the controversial anti-Trump dossier, penned by ex-British Intelligence officer Christopher Steele, as a partial justification to observe former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page . (more...)
Trump Health Appointee Bought Stock In Tobacco Company One Month Into Job Trump Health Appointee Bought Stock In Tobacco Company One Month Into Job
- January 31, 2018

Fitzgerald owns certain complex financial interests that have imposed a broad recusal limiting her ability to complete all of her duties as the CDC Director", the spokesman said . It's ridiculous; it gives a awful appearance, ' former George W. Bush ethics lawyer Richard Painter told Politico . He continued on to describe her behavior as "tone deaf". (more...)
Chat App Line to Launch Cryptocurrency Trading Platform Chat App Line to Launch Cryptocurrency Trading Platform
- January 31, 2018

The theft on Friday of JPY 58 billion ($532.84 million) of NEM coins from Coincheck has highlighted the security vulnerabilities in trading an asset that global policymakers are struggling to regulate. Cryptocurrency trading in Japan has spiked in the previous year, with the country's army of retail investors emerging as a major force in 's spectacular rally. (more...)
Liberum Capital Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Bodycote (LON:BOY)
- January 31, 2018

The firm has "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Thursday, December 17. This rating was revealed to investors in a research report on Monday morning. Citigroup reiterated a neutral rating and issued a GBX 480 ($6.74) price target on shares of BP in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, April 26 by Argus Research. (more...)
Tax cut spurs employers to boost 401(k) contributions Tax cut spurs employers to boost 401(k) contributions
- January 31, 2018

It's a direct result of President Trump's hard-fought tax reform law, the Federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act , that Congress passed in the final weeks of 2017. "We at The Hammock Source want to continue to invest in the people that have made our business successful", CEO Walter Perkins III said in a press release January 25. (more...)
After Trump tariffs, Chinese solar company says it will build United States factory After Trump tariffs, Chinese solar company says it will build United States factory
- January 31, 2018

The administration's argument is that the Chinese government has in the past subsidized solar manufacturers inside China, allowing them to sell products in the U.S.at less than their fair market value. Russo said the tariff means that solar customers can expect to see a slightly higher upfront cost to installing solar panels, but that they will still pay themselves off in the long run. (more...)
Trump urges Congress to help stimulate $1.5 trillion in infrastructure spending Trump urges Congress to help stimulate $1.5 trillion in infrastructure spending
- January 31, 2018

Congress is facing another deadline to pass a budget to avoid a government shutdown - this time the money runs out February 8 - and yet Republicans and Democrats are no closer to solving the key sticking point: what to do about the so called "DREAMers", immigrants brought to the US illegally as children. (more...)
Colombia: Santos Suspends Peace Talks With ELN Colombia: Santos Suspends Peace Talks With ELN
- January 31, 2018

It is the second time this month, negotiations between the government and the last remaining rebel group have been put on hold. "Therefore I have taken the decision to suspend the installation of the fifth cycle of talks that was scheduled for the next few days, until you see consistency on the part of the ELN between their words and their actions", he added. (more...)
GOWDY UNCHAINED: Watch Rep. Gowdy UNLOAD on Democrats for HIDING FISA Memo
- January 31, 2018

The White House before the vote on Monday said the president had not yet seen the memo , but it was in favor of transparency and indicated it supported the release of the memo . "It could shed light on allegations that have existed for a long time ", Shah said, adding Trump hasn't seen the memo . CNN spoke with sources believed to be familiar with the memo . (more...)

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