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Democrats have pointed to Pruitt's spending to excoriate President Donald Trump over his campaign pledge to "drain the swamp" in Washington. - The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office determined that the EPA violated federal law by purchasing a $43,000 phone booth for Pruitt's office - and then hiding that purchase from Congress.
  • Syria missile attack 'false alarm', state media says

    Syria missile attack 'false alarm', state media says

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    Syrian air defenses responded to a missile attack over Homs which targeted Shayrat air base late Monday night, Syrian state television reported, according Reuters . The G-7 members say they "remain committed to a diplomatic solution to the conflict in Syria". State television acknowledged the attack on a air base outside Homs had been a fictitious alarm, maybe not aggression.
  • Flower memorial honoring former First Lady Barbara Bush moved

    Flower memorial honoring former First Lady Barbara Bush moved

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    From Faith, North Carolina, to the rest of the world, Mrs. George W. Bush said that his mother "did not fear death" in her final moments and "as a result of her soul being comforted on the death bed, my soul is comforted". Bush's advocacy changed the conversation about the issue. "It was incredible to see the turnout that came to hear her speak", she said. The White House says Melania Trump will attend the funeral for former first lady Barbara Bush .
  • Turkey Lures Chinese Tourism as Syria Drives Wedge Between Erdogan and Putin

    Turkey Lures Chinese Tourism as Syria Drives Wedge Between Erdogan and Putin

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    On April 17, Chairman of the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) Devlet Bahceli said that Turkey couldn't wait till the next elections in 2019 for the full presidential system of governing to come into force. Why call a snap election now? Turkey is also conducting a military operation targeting Kurdish groups in northwest Syria to clear the border area of militias it considers to be terrorist organizations.
  • Sean Hannity has few rules, and now Fox News has a problem

    Sean Hannity has few rules, and now Fox News has a problem

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    Fox News still has Sean Hannity's back-for now. CNN and MSNBC continued to cover the Hannity revelation . Hannity has known Cohen for a long time and has sought his legal advice from time to time, but "not one" of those issues involved a matter between him and a third party.
  • Stormy Daniels releases sketch of man in parking lot

    Stormy Daniels releases sketch of man in parking lot

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    Stormy Daniels' attorney has released an artist's sketch that he says shows a man alleged to have threatened Daniels in 2011. McCain seemed genuinely surprised, and Daniels said she thought it was "cheesy" and a poorly executed play on Trump's campaign slogan.
  • NWS survey crews determine storm damage in Central Virginia

    NWS survey crews determine storm damage in Central Virginia

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    The two strongest tornadoes were both rated EF2. Tornado watches were in effect over the Carolinas, but no tornadoes had been reported by early Sunday afternoon, said National Weather Service meteorologist Brian Hurley. A few homes sustained damage to roof shingles and siding. The weather service estimated the EF1 tornado started 4.3 miles east of the town and traveled 5.6 miles just before 6 p.m.
  • Russian watchdog goes nuclear in attempts to enforce Telegram ban

    Russian watchdog goes nuclear in attempts to enforce Telegram ban

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    Following the refusal by Telegram to provide the keys to its encrypted message services, the Tangansky court in Moscow on Friday 13 of April moved to ban the messenger app from operating in Russian Federation. Durov was a pioneer of social media in Russian Federation but left the country in 2014. Among those impacted was Viber, another popular messaging app , that said on April 16 that some users in Russian Federation were experiencing problems using the app to make calls.
  • PM Modi arrives in Sweden for India-Nordic Summit

    PM Modi arrives in Sweden for India-Nordic Summit

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    PM Modi further announced that both India and Sweden have agreed to strengthen their defence and security cooperation. "Defence and security is an important pillar of our bilateral relationship", Modi said in his address to the media. The Prime Minister's meetings with several leaders may also prove beneficial for India. He listed a number of sustainable "modern solutions" his country had to offer, including smart cities, green tech and innovation.
  • Liquidators Make Bids for Bon-Ton

    Liquidators Make Bids for Bon-Ton

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    Bon-Ton had been working with property owners Washington Prime Group and Namdar Realty Group to buy the company out of bankruptcy and continue operating some of the stores. Younkers has announced they will be closing 8 stores in Iowa. Bon-Ton has not yet responded to the reports . Another anchor store at the Oakdale Mall in Johnson City may be vanishing soon.
  • US Bans Companies From Selling to Chinese Phone Maker ZTE

    US Bans Companies From Selling to Chinese Phone Maker ZTE

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    Last year's agreement suspended $300 million in fines set aside a seven-year denial of ZTE's export privileges during a probationary period. ZTE officials did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Ross, Secretary of Commerce, said today". "We can't trust what they are telling us is truthful", the official said. ZTE also admitted to engaging in an elaborate scheme to hide the unlicensed transactions from the U.S.
  • 8-year-old Slashes Fellow Students

    8-year-old Slashes Fellow Students

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    The incident lasted about 5 minutes and took place in a school hallway. After putting his backpack away, the second-grade student took out a knife and slashed three students with it, the superintendent said. Beise says authorities don't file charges against children that young, they instead try to get them help. They also learned about the importance of individual and community involvement in environmental conservation.
  • Infinity War Runtime Revealed

    Infinity War Runtime Revealed

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    Thanks to the prelude comic, we already know that Scott Lang hung up his heroism in the wake of Captain America: Civil War in order to concentrate on looking after his family, and despite the size of Thanos' threat, he's probably going to stay out of the picture for the first half of the big show.
  • Abe may resign in June, says ex-Japan PM

    Abe may resign in June, says ex-Japan PM

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    North Korea also retains a 5,000-ton arsenal of chemical weapons, according to the Korea Institute for Defense Analyses in Seoul, South Korean newspaper Donga Ilbo reported Sunday. Intriguing in the run up to this week's summit was the president's instruction to Lighthizer and the new director of the National Economic Council, Larry Kudlow, to review the us interests in the TPP, although Trump continued to tweet about the need for an agreement on trade with Japan.
  • 30 people detained in Armenia during clashes between opposition supporters and police

    30 people detained in Armenia during clashes between opposition supporters and police

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    Pashinian urged them to stay there through the night, saying that riot police will not attempt to disperse them in that case. Clashes broke out in the Armenian capital, Yerevan, as protester attempted to storm the parliament building. The protesters have been chanting "Serzh the liar" about the ex-president, who in the past said that he had no intention of becoming the country's prime minister after the end of his second presidential term.
  • Paul Ryan Supports Kevin McCarthy to be Home speaker that is next

    Paul Ryan Supports Kevin McCarthy to be Home speaker that is next

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    Ryan's announcement came ahead of a tough fight for Republicans to hold on to their House majority in November's midterm elections . "I ordered the United States armed forces to launch precision strikes on targets associated with the chemical weapon capabilities of Syrian dictator of Bashar al-Assad", Trump said.