• Johnson facing Tory probe over burka comments

    Johnson facing Tory probe over burka comments

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    Asked what she made of the language used by the ex-cabinet minister, the commissioner told the BBC Asian Network: "Some people have clearly found it offensive". Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May shared, "I think Boris Johnson used language in describing people's appearance that has obviously caused offense".
  • Airstrikes Kill Dozens Including Children in Yemen

    Airstrikes Kill Dozens Including Children in Yemen

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    A spokesman for the Red Cross in Sanaa told AFP the toll was not final as casualties from the attack were taken to several hospitals. Al-Masirah, the TV station of the armed Houthi movement, said on its Twitter account that 39 people had been killed and 51 wounded.
  • North Korea condemns new USA sanctions

    North Korea condemns new USA sanctions

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    Pyongyang's Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho is now on a visit to Iran where President Hassan Rouhani warned the United States could not be trusted after Tehran's experience of having the Trump administration tear up an Obama-era deal to ease sanctions.
  • Manafort’s Lawyers Get Personal As Rick Gates’s Testimony Wraps Up

    Manafort’s Lawyers Get Personal As Rick Gates’s Testimony Wraps Up

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    Rick Gates leaves federal court in Washington, Feb. 23, 2018. Since then, Gates has assisted special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Andres also revisited the embezzlement Gates committed against Manafort. But it was Gates' testimony that has generated the most drama, as the witness admitted embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from his boss, confessed to an extramarital affair and turned in spectacular fashion ...
  • GOP congressman busted for insider trading

    GOP congressman busted for insider trading

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    Since his inauguration, Collins has continued to defend Trump . Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY) was arrested and indicted on federal insider trading charges Wednesday. The report said "there is a substantial reason to believe that Representative Collins shared material, non public information in the purchase of Innate stock, in violation of House rules, standards of conduct, and federal law ".
  • Ex-Wife of Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones: ‘I Am Afraid’

    Ex-Wife of Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones: ‘I Am Afraid’

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    A number of platforms have reached a different conclusion, as the crackdown on Jones intensified this week . "We've been banned completely on Facebook , Apple and Spotify ", Jones tweeted on Monday. Jones, the founder of InfoWars , is known for spreading far-right conspiracy theories, including saying that the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting was a hoax.
  • Germany jails couple for pimping young son online

    Germany jails couple for pimping young son online

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    Berrin was sentenced to 12 years and six months by a court in Freiburg, while Christian, the boy's stepfather, was jailed for 12 years. A Spanish man, Javier Gonzalez Diaz, was sentenced to ten years in prison after paying the couple for the boy to carry out sexual acts on him.
  • Five killed in California plane crash

    Five killed in California plane crash

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    It was not clear if any people on the ground were injured in the incident. Fire authorities were called about the crash around 12:30 p.m. local time. It lost control and it just fell straight down. At this time, the Federal Aviation Administration, or "FAA", and the National Transportation Safety Board, or "NTSB", are both investigating the crash.
  • Remains of boy found on NM property

    Remains of boy found on NM property

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    The Taos County Sheriff was emotional Tuesday as he told a room of reporters that his deputies found the body of a child on that compound Monday morning. The group told police they were headed to New Mexico to go camping, and continued on their way. "I had no probable cause to go onto this property prior to the day I wrote the first warrant".
  • Ohio's 12th congressional district special election too close to call

    Ohio's 12th congressional district special election too close to call

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    The race had been closely watched as key test of Republican fortunes in prosperous traditionally conservative suburbs where voters have soured on Donald Trump . Check back for updates throughout the evening as votes are counted. The pro-Balderson effort has focused largely on motivating Republican voters by casting O'Connor as extreme.
  • Iran sanctions ‘most biting’ in history

    Iran sanctions ‘most biting’ in history

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    The European Union's diplomatic chief, Federica Mogherini, said the union, as well as Britain, France and Germany, deeply regretted the USA move. A senior administration official, briefing reporters under ground rules requiring anonymity, said the United States is "not particularly concerned" by EU efforts to protect European firms from the sanctions.