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Global News Michigan State University's Faculty Senate Votes No Confidence in Board of Trustees
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Just before the Faculty Senate Voted, the University announced that it will be hiring Jim Blanchard's Washington Law Firm to advise them on how MSU officials should respond to questions at congressional hearings. That has been a burden that must be lifted. "We stand by our reporting", ESPN said in a statement Tuesday. "We'll see what goes from there when I get home and get a chance to read it all and get a chance to talk to him".

Global News Despite the reviews, Fifty Shades Freed had a very profitable opening weekend
Author: 0 Despite the reviews, Fifty Shades Freed had a very profitable opening weekend

Even though the latest and final instalment, Fifty Shades Freed , has been roundly ridiculed by critics (it's on 11% on Rotten Tomatoes ), it still pulled in the cash for Universal. The film stars Stone, Sadler, and Skarlatos as themselves along with Judy Greer and Jenna Fischer. Judy Greer and Jenna Fischer also star. Rounding out the top tier are Maze Runner: The Death Cure at No.

Global News Secret Service Investigating White Powder at Former President Obama's Washington Office
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It isn't clear if Obama , who resides in the nearby Kalorama neighborhood, was in the office when the package arrived. The surrounding area has been closed to traffic and will remain so until the investigation wraps up. Peter Donald, according to ABC News . The Secret Service continues to investigate the WWF building incident. The letter read: 'You're an bad person and now you get what you deserve'.

Global News North Korea delegation to receive almost $3MM in South Korea funding
Author: 0 North Korea delegation to receive almost $3MM in South Korea funding

South Korea suggested the formation of a joint team as part of its efforts to use the Games to re-engage with the North and pave the way for talks over the North's weapons program. "I hate Moon and I hate the North", read an online comment. U.S. talks could follow talks between North and South Korea . North Korea's Samjiyon art troupe performs the Gangneung Arts Center in Gangneung on Thursday.

Global News Trump Unsure If Israel Genuinely Wants Peace With Palestinians
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Despite Abbas's refusal to have the USA involved in the peace process, Putin said at the start of the meeting with Abbas that he had spoken by phone with Trump about the situation between Israel and the PA. The UN voted to condemn Trump administration's decision overwhelmingly. "Given the atmosphere created by the United State's actions, we... refuse any cooperation with the United States as a mediator ", Abbas told Putin .

Global News USA budget requests include military funds for Pakistan
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Mehsud was killed in a drone strike in North Waziristan, located near the border with Afghanistan , the group said in a statement, the BBC reported. Militant sources said Wali, known by the nickname Ghar Starga, is a ruthless leader with experience working in Pakistani urban areas including the southern city of Karachi.

Global News Susan Rice Email Puts Obama in Crosshairs of Muellergate
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The email also corroborates text messages sent between Federal Bureau of Investigation agents working on the Clinton and Trump cases, that Obama "wants to know everything we're doing". It was timed just 15 minutes after President Trump took office. Graham said he wonders what Obama and Rice knew about the FISA warrant used to spy on Trump campaign officials and how it was granted based on a "political" dossier funded by hillary Clinton's campaign and the Democratic National Committee.

Global News Trump Will Not Release Democrat's Rebuttal Memo
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SHAPIRO: The Nunes memo of course is from the Republican majority. Trump, after overriding the FBI's rare public remonstration that the GOP memo contained "material omissions of fact", is now posing as a sober guardian of classified information.

Global News Britain to unveil new tech to fight extremist content online
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The objective of these videos is to incite violence in our communities, recruit people to their cause, and attempt to spread fear in our society. While the social network says that it has made progress in the detection and removal of such content, the unveiling of a new government-backed system would seem to indicate that the United Kingdom government is unhappy with the speed at which things have progressed, or that it prefers the idea of being in control of the detection tool itself.

Global News Democrats see partisanship in GOP Pennsylvania district map
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Supreme Court . There is nothing to stop whichever political party is in the majority then from drawing maps which some future court may declare equally unfair and created to benefit one party or the other. At a minimum, the court said, the map needed to be compact and contiguous, maintain roughly equal populations in each district and not unnecessarily split communities.

Global News Worm pulled from woman's eye makes medical history
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Beckley sought help with an Oregon Health & Science University's Dr. Erin Bonura and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention . An Oregon woman found more than a dozen wiggling worms in her eye and pulled them out one-by-one after becoming the first known human case of a parasitic infection spread by flies.

Global News Prominent US Figures Sign Petition in Support of Ahed Tamimi
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Tamimi's mother, Nariman, and cousin Nour, 20, were also due to go on trial later Tuesday. Earlier in the day, Tamimi's father told The Associated Press as he headed into the court that he came "with no good expectations, because this a military court, and it's part of the Israeli military occupation".

Global News Toronto firefighter located safely in California after going missing in NY
Author: 0 Toronto firefighter located safely in California after going missing in NY

The search for the missing skier had entered its sixth day. Mark Chinapen, a friend of Filippidis and member of the Los Angeles Police Department Board of Directors, said he's just as confused as everyone else. Constantinos "Danny" Filippidis called his wife from Sacramento on Tuesday, nearly 3,000 miles from where searchers were combing Whiteface Mountain for him.

Global News Gowdy says House panel probing Rob Porter's security clearance
Author: 0 Gowdy says House panel probing Rob Porter's security clearance

Ryan was asked Wednesday about whether the White House should condemn domestic violence, which President Donald Trump has refused to do in the wake of allegations against former staff secretary Rob Porter . He added that he was "troubled by nearly every aspect" of Porter's employment at the White House. 'The chronology is not favorable from the White House'.

Global News Centrist leader says Netanyahu should resign
Author: 0 Centrist leader says Netanyahu should resign

The police accused Netanyahu of accepting almost Dollars 300,000 in gifts over 10 years. "Over the years, I have been the subject of at least 15 inquiries and investigations", Netanyahu said. In a press conference Tuesday, Netanyahu called the recommendations "ludicrous" and claimed the investigations were meant to topple his government.

Global News Macron Ready to Order Syria Strike If Chemical Attacks Proven
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The vice-president of the Syria Civil Defence, or "White Helmets", responded on Tuesday, saying France should stop talking about red lines and focus on real action. The resolution provided a framework for the elimination of the Syrian regime's chemical weapons arsenal. The president believes the experience will build social cohesion and patriotism by throwing together a diverse group of young people in a military environment.

Global News Shooting Reported Outside NSA Headquarters In Maryland
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Wednesday. ABC News quoted an NSA spokesman as saying: "NSA police and local law enforcement are addressing an incident that took place this morning at one of NSA's secure vehicle entry gates". No additional information is available. "The NSA Police force is now investigating". 'The situation is under control and there's no ongoing security or safety threat, ' an NSA spokesman said.

Global News The Obama Portraits and the History of African American Portraiture
Author: 0 The Obama Portraits and the History of African American Portraiture

Roosevelt's upper half and fiddling hands, the atomizing of Bill Clinton by Chuck Close, than to Robert A. Anderson's conservative transcription of George W. On Instagram Michelle proudly posted Sherald's portrait and wrote , "As a young girl, even in my wildest dreams, I never could have imagined this moment".

Global News Intelligence chiefs deliver warning on Russia
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Dan Coats , the director of national intelligence, told the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday that Russian Federation believes it did so well trying to influence the 2016 presidential election that it will try to do so again as hundreds of politicians contest for House and Senate seats throughout the year.

Global News Germany coalition: SPD leader Martin Schulz resigns
Author: 0 Germany coalition: SPD leader Martin Schulz resigns

The SPD is in a hard situation after its support fell to historically low levels after September's parliamentary elections. The SDP's former leader said the coalition agreement was "70 percent" Social Democratic policy and encouraged party members to bring "the personnel debate to an end" with his resignation and concentrate on passing the deal.

Global News U.S. drone destroys Russian tank in eastern Syria's Deir el-Zor
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But occasional attacks on pro-regime forces, which the USA says are conducted in self defence, raise the risks of America being sucked into a broader conflict. Treasury in 2016, which said he has "extensive business dealings" with the Russian Defense Ministry. "If there has been mass deaths of Russian citizens in Syria , then the relevant authorities, including the general staff of the Russian armed forces, have a duty to inform the country about this and decide who bears responsibility", ...

Global News Africa police make arrests in Guptas influence peddling probe
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Mr. Zuma has been ordered to resign by the ruling ANC party, and is expected to respond to the order later in the day. He says he will make a statement later. Mr Zuma's grip on power began to erode when Cyril Ramaphosa narrowly won the ANC's elective conference in December and was chosen to become the party's new president.

Global News Haiti's president Jovenel Moise hits out at Oxfam abuse scandal
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The actress added later on Twitter that she was "devastated by the response" of Oxfam which she had been "raising awareness for since I was nine years old". Jane Salmondson, chief executive of Scotland's International Development Alliance, said that while recognising that recruitment in disaster settings is particularly hard to conduct, she welcomed action being taken by humanitarian agencies to improve vetting procedures.

Global News Trump Wants To Replace Food Stamps With Food Boxes
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According to the Food Research and Action Center, the harvest box is "a Rube-Goldberg designed system" that would replace the EBT cards that SNAP recipients use at supermarkets, grocery stores, farmers markets and elsewhere, and would be "costly, inefficient, stigmatizing, and prone to failure".

Global News Canada pledges $12M for rebuilding newly liberated areas of Iraq
Author: 0 Canada pledges $12M for rebuilding newly liberated areas of Iraq

Meanwhile, the United States urged members of the coalition fighting Islamic State yesterday to help rebuild Iraq or risk the reversal of the gains made against the group there. Canada has committed $2 billion over three years for security, stabilization and humanitarian and development assistance in response to the crises in Iraq and Syria and their impacts on neighbouring Jordan and Lebanon.

Global News Chelsea bomber: man behind NY attack gets multiple life sentences
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Nicknamed "The Chelsea Bomber", Rahimi was convicted on eight charges a year ago, including the use and attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction, bombing a public place, destroying property by means of fire or explosive and using a destructive device in furtherance of a crime of violence.

Global News Charlotte Kalla wins first gold medal of Pyeongchang Winter Olympics
Author: 0 Charlotte Kalla wins first gold medal of Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Nicknamed "The Iron Lady", the 37-year-old Bjørgen won her eleventh Olympic medal, overtaking fellow cross-country skier Raisa Smetanina, who won 10 medals competing for the Soviet Union and the Unified Team between 1976 and 1992. Assuming for the sake of simplicity that the intangible benefits of all three types of medals (gold, silver, bronze) were equal, researchers estimated that one medal earned in the past decade generated intangible benefits such as national unity, heightened public ...

Global News Nancy Pelosi and the Dreamers
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Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) wondered. The speaker is committed to that, and certainly, we have to get that done. Wednesday after House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) finished her eight-hour speech on DREAMers, Rep. They are a hangover from a failed 2011 budget agreement and have led to military readiness problems and caused hardship at domestic agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency and the IRS.

Global News Trump pushes for more Republicans in Congress
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The spending bill would modify the discretionary spending caps enforced by the Budget Control Act for fiscal years 2018 and 2019. No matter how positive McConnell and Schumer present the situation to be, the next 48 hours are shaping up to be a political minefield that every member of our government will have to carefully navigate in order to prevent another government shutdown on Thursday.

Author: 0 Two Turkish troops killed as helicopter downed

On Jan. 20, Turkey launched an air and ground offensive in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), targeting the YPG and their all-female brigade, the Women's Protection Units (YPJ), in the Afrin region. He denounced "wave after wave of deadly air strikes leading to civilian casualties" in Eastern Ghouta and the opposition-controlled northwestern province of Idlib.

Global News N Korean 'First Sister' Returns Home After Sensational Appearance at Olympics
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in sat next to the powerful sister of the North's leader Kim Jong Un at a concert in Seoul by musicians from Pyongyang, as conservative protesters burned the North's national flag outside on Sunday. A White House official said that, although Moon did not discuss the invitation with Pence on Saturday, the South Korean president made it very clear that only when North Korea actually starts to take steps to denuclearise would anyone even consider beginning to ...

Global News Zuma will exit in orderly fashion - Ramaphosa
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Ramaphosa also led South Africa's delegation to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland last month, mixing with heads of state and trying to assure investors that the country is emerging from the turmoil that briefly sent it into recession a year ago.

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