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McCain said that a subpoena might be required to get to the bottom of the attack, but he had "a good conversation with General McMaster, and they said that they would be briefing us". He surmised that there were likely other troops deployed in global operations that the committee had not been made aware of, "but I don't know who they are".
  • Carmelo Anthony says he felt

    Carmelo Anthony says he felt "stabbed in the back" by the Knicks

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    He was like, 'Dad, where you getting traded to?' I told him, 'I don't know, where do you think I should go?' He said: 'You really want me to give you my opinion? " I think at that point it was too far gone ". Earlier this offseason, we learned Anthony's top priority was to stay close in proximity to his son. "We're just moving on with the guys we have and we'll get this thing going".
  • NOAA Issues a Winter Weather Outlook

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    NOAA said it is likely that the La Nina climate pattern will develop this winter, which lowers sea surface temperature in the central Pacific Ocean. Federal meteorologists are predicting that the northern United States will be cooler and wetter this winter than a year ago, while the southern part of the country will be warmer and drier.
  • George W Bush comes out of no where to insult Donald Trump

    George W Bush comes out of no where to insult Donald Trump

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    Bush warned about the rise of bigotry in the US and the consequences of rejecting the outside world as he delivered a speech at the "Spirit of Liberty" forum in New York City on Thursday. Bush on Thursday chastised Russian Federation for alleged cyber-attacks during the 2016 election, charging it was an effort to turn "Americans against each other" and "exploit our country's divisions".
  • Foreign missionaries kidnapped in Delta

    Foreign missionaries kidnapped in Delta

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    A number of foreigners have been kidnapped in the south of the country in recent years and the Foreign Office advises against all but essential travel to parts of southern Nigeria, saying there is "a high threat of kidnap". The groups, Niger Delta Revolutionary Crusaders, NDRC and 21st Century Youths of Niger Delta, said it has set off programmed attack troop to halt further oil exploration and exportation from the Niger Delta region, Vanguard reports.
  • Great California ShakeOut Drill 2017 to take place Thursday

    Great California ShakeOut Drill 2017 to take place Thursday

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    An additional 42 million people have registered for other ShakeOut drills across the United States and its territories as well as in British Columbia to Japan, Italy and New Zealand. Geological Survey in 2014 found that the probability of Southern California experiencing a magnitude-6.7 quake or stronger by 2043 is 72 percent. According to the USGS, some 2,000 people would die, tens of thousands would be injured and more than $200 billion in damage would result from a magnitude-7.8 or larger ...
  • McCain Draws Up Bill To Punish Facebook Over Russia Interference

    McCain Draws Up Bill To Punish Facebook Over Russia Interference

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    The Honest Ads Act would make political ad buying more transparent and ensure that political ads online are covered by the same rules as ads on TV and radio. The proposed rules mirror some of the disclosure requirements imposed on broadcasters, who must make copies of political ads run on their airwaves available for public viewing.
  • This CIA dog got fired because she didn't want to sniff bombs

    This CIA dog got fired because she didn't want to sniff bombs

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    Lulu was already months into the explosive detection training process - an extensive training regimen that includes 6 weeks of beginning training, pairing dogs with human partners, 10 weeks of advanced training, a certification test, and then, for those more lucky than Lulu, a diploma in November on graduation day, according to the program's website.
  • Myanmar military responsible for Rohingya crisis

    Myanmar military responsible for Rohingya crisis

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    Forty-three USA legislators urged the Trump administration to reimpose United States travel bans on Myanmar's military leaders and prepare targeted sanctions against those responsible for the crackdown. The U.S. will remain engaged on this issue, he added. "We're extraordinarily concerned by what is happening with Rohingya in Burma ", Tillerson said.
  • Political divisions remain in Kenya ahead of polls

    Political divisions remain in Kenya ahead of polls

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    The IEBC was subsequently forced to postpone the talks, which were scheduled for Thursday morning, to a later unspecified date and time. The head of Kenya's election commission later said that despite "full technical preparedness" for the October 26 vote, it is "difficult to guarantee free, fair and credible elections".
  • Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds recounts conversation with Trump

    Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds recounts conversation with Trump

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    We're grateful that Governor Reynolds and other governors have jumped to biodiesel's defense as EPA makes unprecedented moves to weaken biodiesel in the Renewable Fuel Standard. "I'm very encouraged, it was a positive conversation, and we're going to continue that conversation next week". Ernst was straightforward about her role in prompting the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee to cancel Wednesday's vote on several Environmental Protection Agency nominees.
  • US Rep: Trump says fallen soldier knew what he signed up for

    US Rep: Trump says fallen soldier knew what he signed up for

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    As she was in a auto heading to the airport with her family with Wilson, Trump told Johnson's widow that "he knew what he signed up for ... but when it happens it hurts anyway", Wilson said. "They've been sent, or they're going out tonight, but they were written during the weekend", Trump said. Wilson said she, members of Johnson's family and others heard parts of the conversation on speaker phone.
  • 'Alarming' study shows number of insects have been decimated in Germany

    'Alarming' study shows number of insects have been decimated in Germany

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    Over the years, scientists have captured fewer and fewer insects . The stark decline in insect populations has placed the world on a path to "ecological Armageddon", according to a study. They said that they have no yet looked at the full range of climatic variables, such as prolonged droughts and lack of sunshine. Dave Goulson, professor of life sciences at the University of Sussex and the study's co-author, said: "Insects make up about two-thirds of all life on Earth but there has ...