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On Thursday, Casey cited a few rulings in explaining his opposition to Gorsuch's nomination. Schumer said Gorsuch favors the "powerful over the weak" and would not check President Trump's agenda. "It's to change the nominee", he said, according to the Washington Post . The committee will vote on his nomination the first week of April followed by a vote in the full Senate.
  • Najib: Malaysia will not cut diplomatic ties with N Korea

    Najib: Malaysia will not cut diplomatic ties with N Korea

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    Malaysian police investigating what US and South Korean officials say was an assassination carried out by North Korean agents at Kuala Lumpur's airport took statements from the three suspects before they were allowed to leave the country. "If you maintain a relationship with North Korea that includes the presence of many North Koreans in your country, you run certain risks". Pyongyang has refused to confirm the identity of the victim, who was carrying a North Korean passport bearing the name ...
  • More aggressive US strikes in Somalia said to risk civilians

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    Two American women were sentenced Friday for providing material support to the al-Shabaab terror group, which has always been targeting and killing Christians in parts of Africa, the U.S. Since then, it has adopted more sophisticated forms of terrorism, including almost bringing down a Somali airliner in February with a bomb hidden in a laptop computer.
  • Oversight chair: 'Ridiculous' to call for investigation into Nunes

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    He added it would be hard for the public to maintain faith in the investigation if it could not "be objectively investigated or overseen by the chairman". It was the Chairman's request she be there. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia. Wyden says it's important for the committee to separate fact from speculation amid reports that several individuals received funds from Russian Federation.
  • Huddersfield Town manager is latest target for West Ham United

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    Hull head coach Marco Silva: "We all work, our staff, our players, the supporters as well because nobody wins alone". It might seem like a "back to square one" scenario, but you could say the Hammers have a better chance of signing Michy Batshuayi, now at Chelsea, this summer than they did previous year.
  • Brazil becomes first team to qualify, Argentina struggles

    Brazil becomes first team to qualify, Argentina struggles

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    Wearing the captain's armband for the first time since March previous year, Neymar dazzled after scoring his 52nd global goal in Sao Paulo on Tuesday. That title gave Brazil some confidence back, players say. Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez put on a classy showing as two-time reigning South American champions Chile eased past rock-bottom Venezuela 3-1 in their CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying clash at the Estadio Monumental.
  • Colombia declares state of emergency from deadly flooding

    Colombia declares state of emergency from deadly flooding

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    Muddy water and debris quickly surged through the city's streets, toppling homes, ripping trees from their roots, lifting cars and trucks and carrying them downstream. In 2015, torrential rains in northwest Colombia caused a landslide that killed more than 80 people as mud rushed into homes and bridges, officials said.
  • Israeli PM limits settlements while announcing new one

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    Much of the global community views Israeli settlements as illegal. The decision, approved by Israel's Security Cabinet, is the first of its kind in 20 years. The Palestinians quickly condemned the decision. The new settlement's location was "strategic for the fragmentation of the West Bank", the group said.
  • Tillerson to Meet With Turkish Leaders on Possible Joint ISIS Fight

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    Addressing a longstanding thorn in Turkish-U.S. ties, Turkey's foreign minister Thursday stated that Washington is coming to agreement with Turkey's view that the terrorist PKK and its Syria wing, the YPG, are indistinguishable. "It has negatively affected the Turkish people's sentiments toward the United States", Cavusoglu said in Turkish. Turkey had been backing its own proxy fighters in Syria, drawing USA complaints about a lack of coordination with other coalition members.
  • Senate Witness: Rubio, Ryan Were Targets Of Russian Influence Attempts

    Senate Witness: Rubio, Ryan Were Targets Of Russian Influence Attempts

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    Senate, former members of my presidential campaign team who had access to the internal information of my presidential campaign were targeted by IP addresses with an unknown location within Russia", Rubio said . Last year, then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort accused the US media of failing to cover a terrorist attack against the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation air base in Incirlik, Turkey.
  • Ford to announce Ontario engine program in boost to Canada automaking

    Ford to announce Ontario engine program in boost to Canada automaking

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    The Ontario and federal governments will contribute $102.4-million each to help finance the projects. The Ford research announcement follows the General Motors of Canada Ltd. After the conclusion of labour negotiations previous year, the auto companies launched talks with Ontario and Ottawa about investing in an industry critical to both economies.