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Comey's firing led to Mueller's appointment to take over the FBI's Russian Federation investigation. Three are run by congressional panels. The emphasis by Trump's legal team on its cooperation with the special counsel comes as congressional Republicans and Trump allies have accused the Justice Department and FBI of bias in its investigation, charges that have escalated in recent days.
  • Gun and knife offences fuel 14% rise in crime

    Gun and knife offences fuel 14% rise in crime

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    For example, I recently conducted a "deep dive" into how North Yorkshire Police responds to burglary, which revealed some good work but also areas for improvement, which I am pursuing with the Chief Constable . The shadow home secretary, Diane Abbott, reacted strongly to the rise in crime, saying: "These figures are truly shocking and should put an end to government complacency on crime".
  • Elton John to bow out in style à la Gucci

    Elton John to bow out in style à la Gucci

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    A year ago (17) the singer fell ill with a severe bacterial infection while on the road, leading to speculation he would be announcing his retirement from live performing. He said he may do a residency after the tour wraps, but ruled out the idea of using a hologram of himself. This will not be the end, as Sir Elton intends to continue composing and recording.
  • Scientists Reset Doomsday Clock

    Scientists Reset Doomsday Clock

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    They also bear in mind other emerging threats such as climate change and advances in biotechnology and artificial intelligence. The clock was first set at seven minutes to midnight, serving as a warning to humanity about the danger posed by nuclear weapons, and has appeared on the cover of every issue of the journal since.
  • GCSE league tables: How did your North Devon secondary school perform?

    GCSE league tables: How did your North Devon secondary school perform?

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    The top performing school in Nottinghamshire was the Outwood Academy, Portland, which achieved an above average Progress 8 score of 0.76. At Secondary level, we have seen some outstanding results at individual school level and we are continuing to work with those schools who have not yet achieved national average scores.
  • EU Sees Single Market, Not Trade War, as Answer to Trump Tariffs

    EU Sees Single Market, Not Trade War, as Answer to Trump Tariffs

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    But Trump did receive veiled blowback from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday, who in his address to the meeting announced a new TPP-like trade pact that doesn't include the USA, and said Canada is "working hard to make sure our neighbor to the south understands the benefits of the [North American Free Trade Agreement]".
  • 4.0 quake rattles Southern California Thursday morning

    4.0 quake rattles Southern California Thursday morning

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    It isn't clear if any damage was done during the earthquakes. Residents from Corona, Riverside, Pasadena and Santa Ana reported feeling the jolt. A 4.0-magnitude natural disaster that struck at 2:09 a.m. The largest recorded quake on the main fault was a magnitude-6.0 quake in May 1910. Henderson said the station would be in Dresden's town office basement for at least two weeks, but added that researchers did not indicate any particular concern about future earthquakes in the area.
  • Jerusalem off table? United States off too, Palestinians reply

    Jerusalem off table? United States off too, Palestinians reply

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    The Palestinians, he said , "disrespected us" by not "allowing our great vice president to see them, and we give them hundreds of millions of dollars in aid support". "Respect has to be shown to the United States or we're just not going any further", he told reporters at Davos. "I want to say this is a historic decision that will be forever etched in the hearts of our people for generations to come", he said of the US officially recognizing Jerusalem as his country's capital.
  • Tight security outside Mumbai theatres for 'Padmaavat' release

    Tight security outside Mumbai theatres for 'Padmaavat' release

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    In Chhattisgarh, over 100 persons from various outfits including the Bajrang Dal were arrested while protesting against the film, which was released amid tight security. Several places including Indore, Ujjain, Gwalior, Dewas, Beora, Shujalpur, Shajapur, Harda and Jhabua witnessed protests and closure of commercial establishments, while educational institutions remained open.
  • Former Disney star Adam Hicks arrested for alleged armed robbery in Burbank

    Former Disney star Adam Hicks arrested for alleged armed robbery in Burbank

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    Here, Hicks is seen arriving at KIIS FM's 2011 Wango Tango Concert on May 14, 2011 in Los Angeles, California . Then, in September 2017, Hicks was reportedly arrested for battery. "Witnesses to the robberies described the suspect's vehicle as a dark- colored Kia with at least two occupants", Green said. Police were able to locate the auto in the 1600 block of Scott Road, and detained a female said to be connected to one of the suspects.
  • Shootout caught on video at Florida red light

    Shootout caught on video at Florida red light

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    Drivers at a red light were thrown into a terrifying situation when one driver pulled up and fired multiple shots at another vehicle, with that person diving from their auto to fire back at the shooter. He was spotted in the gold Toyota on Tuesday and was taken into custody after a chase. The Florida tag number for the vehicle is HVRG69. Jeremy Olds (right), the man who returned fire, was arrested the next day.
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd Announce Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour

    Lynyrd Skynyrd Announce Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour

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    This summer will be the classic rock band's final tour around the country. Thirty dates were announced today by promoter Live Nation, all on Fridays and Saturdays from May 4 through September 1. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com . "I'm certain they are looking down from above, amazed that the music has touched so many", said Gary Rossington in a press release.
  • Manchester United defender Axel Tuanzebe joins Aston Villa on loan

    Manchester United defender Axel Tuanzebe joins Aston Villa on loan

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    The 20-year-old versatile defender had made just three appearances for Manchester United this season after making a breakthrough into the first-team towards the end of the previous season. Manchester United legend Steve Bruce - now Aston Villa manager - was on the lookout for a potential replacement of Ritchie De Laet, who recently joined his former club Royal Antwerp on loan until July.
  • United Nations urges Myanmar for unhindered access to Rohingya camps

    United Nations urges Myanmar for unhindered access to Rohingya camps

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    Aung San Suu Kyi, who won the Nobel Peace prize in 1991 and led the democratic forces that swept to power in Myanmar in 2015, has been widely criticised and stripped of numerous honours overseas for her stance on the conflict in Rakhine. "He should review himself over his personal attack against our State Counsellor", government spokesman Zaw Htay told AFP , using Suu Kyi's official title.
  • Number of flu-related deaths in SC rises to 46

    Number of flu-related deaths in SC rises to 46

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    The majority of deaths statewide this winter fall in the over-65 age category (65) followed by ages 50-64 (17) and ages 25-49 (3). It is not too late in the season to get a flu shot. The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control announced the new numbers Wednesday. Health officials in Oklahoma County are warning residents about the dangers associated with the flu after two more patients died from the virus.
  • DOJ DISGRACE: FBI Informant CONFIRMS Anti-Trump 'SECRET SOCIETY' at DOJ

    DOJ DISGRACE: FBI Informant CONFIRMS Anti-Trump 'SECRET SOCIETY' at DOJ

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    An FBI spokeswoman declined to comment. The newly recovered text messages haven't been publicly released, and Horowitz didn't specify if all 50,000 were found or only some of them. In a cover letter accompanying the delivery of the messages, Assistant Attorney General Stephen Boyd explained that technical issues with the FBI's retention software prevented the bureau from capturing messages sent between the two employees on their agency-issued Samsung 5 phones from December 14, 2016, to ...