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White House: Porter situation could have been handled better

However, Kelly's first response to the allegations against Porter were similar to those of other men accused of harassment or abuse in the president's circle. As staff secretary, Porter spent a lot of time with the President, and traveled aboard Air Force One several times, including during last month's trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos.

LeBron James reacts to Dwyane Wade trade from Cavaliers to Heat

For what it's worth, Windhorst's colleague Dave McMenamin reports that James was, in fact, consulted before the Cavs chose to trade his close friend Wade back home to the Miami Heat . Prior to their brief reunion with the Cavs this season, James and Wade had played together for four seasons with the Heat from 2010-14. James went on Instagram to endorse the move for one of his best friends, posting "truly happy for my brother @dwyanewade!" For many years, it appeared that two of the best ...

Tillerson Believes 'Russian Meddling' in Foreign Elections Difficult to Preempt

USA wants to understand possible impact on Caribbean . Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday warned that Russian Federation is already trying to interfere "in the 2018" ahead of the midterm elections, according to Fox News .

Israeli Police to Recommend Corruption Indictment of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Roni Alsheikh, the chief of police, convened his top investigators for a final summing-up of evidence in two investigations. "There won't be anything because I know the truth", Netanyahu said in a video statement on Wednesday. In return he offered to have the circulation of a rival, pro-Netanyahu paper reduced, presumably through influencing its owner, the US businessman and conservative financier Sheldon Adelson.

Signing Day: Alabama Crimson Tide picks up 5-star cornerback

Cornerback Eddie Smith commited to Alabama on Wednesday in front of Salmen High School in Louisiana. That's recruiting. We are happy with the guys that we got. "You know, nothing comes out ideal because we don't control these things, but we'd have liked to get two inside linebackers, we got one. We redshirted a kicker from last year's class - who really counts in this year's class - so we couldn't really take a full class this year from a numbers standpoint".

Pyeongchang quarantines 1200 with norovirus-like symptoms ahead of opening ceremony

As for Pence's delegation, the father of late USA student Otto Warmbier's father, Fred Warmbier, will be accompanying the vice president to the Olympic Games opening ceremony. All North Korean ships have been banned from entering South Korean ports since 2010. A spokeswoman for the U.S. State Department said there were no plans for U.S.

Syrian Activists Say 16 Killed In New Airstrikes

On Monday, air strikes killed 30 people in Eastern Ghouta , the Observatory said. Global concern has been growing over the fate of eastern Ghouta , where residents say they have been running out of food and medicine. "The agreed inter-agency bi-monthly plan to reach besieged and hard-to-reach areas is paralyzed due to access restrictions or lack of agreement concerning locations, supplies and number of beneficiaries", the statement said.

Lessons from the Nassar case

The Eaton County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday that people recently came forward with complaints against Geddert, 60. More than a dozen girls and women say they told an authority figure about Nassar's inappropriate behavior at some point before his arrest in September 2016.

Government Spokesman Says US Forces Begin Reducing Numbers in Iraq

US Administration has silently begun withdrawing its forces along with arms and equipment from Iraq and deploying them in Afghanistan , AFP reports quoting western contractors at a US-led coalition base in western Iraq. A Pentagon report in December stated that there were 8,892 USA troops in the country. The U.S. first launched airstrikes against the Daesh terror group in Iraq in August 2014.

Tomb thought to be 4400 years old discovered in Egypt

Hetpet was a high-ranking female official and daughter to the goddess of fertility - Hathor, who assisted women in childbirth in ancient Egypt . The wall paintings inside were in "a very good conservation condition depicting Hetpet standing in different hunting and fishing scenes or...

Rickie Fowler holds one-shot lead at Phoenix Open

Joining Rahm in a tie for second are Chez Reavie (67) and Bryson DeChambeau (68). "To win tournaments out here is great, but to win one that you grew up going to would be very special", Reavie said. Justin Thomas and first-round leader Bill Haas were 6 under. "I just wasn't getting the ball close enough and finally on the last few there I was able to get some good looks".

Two people dead after South Carolina Amtrak crash

A computer system called Positive Train Control (PTC), which the sources said could have prevented the crash, was not in operation in the area. Railroad companies have until the end of 2018 and possibly two more years afterward to implement PTC.

Three soldiers killed as avalanche hits army post in Kashmir

Despite avalanche warning and steep and hard terrain, troops remained on guard on the LoC to foil any infiltration bid from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK), where large number of trained militants are waiting to cross over to this side, defence sources told UNI.

Militants in Syria claim to have shot down fighter plane

Just days prior to the reports, a video of a Su-25 jet apparently being attacked by militants firing anti-aircraft guns was published by a pro-rebel group Edlib Media Center. The head of the observatory, Rami Abdurrahman, said the plane could be Russian. Russian Federation have been carrying out dozens of air strikes in the area over the past 24 hours, and the aircraft was one among them.

A cold day with sunshine Saturday

Have a fantastic first day of February! The Wednesday forecast said snow was "likely" across central North Carolina Sunday and Monday . Drivers and pedestrians are urged to beware of slick roads. A spokesman for heating firm Heat Traders said: "Freezing temperatures like this can be extremely unsafe and quite costly too". Tuesday night - A chance of snow showers.

Russia To American Pilots: "If We Scare You, Then Stay Away…"

A frame grab taken from a handout video provided by the U.S. Navy shows the view from a U.S. EP-3 Aries aircraft being intercepted by a Russian SU-27 fighter jet in what the Pentagon claims was global airspace over the Black Sea, on January 29.

New easyJet boss takes salary cut as airline reveals gender pay gap

EasyJet, the Luton, England-based carrier, had set Lundgren's starting salary at approximately $1.04 million; a raise of almost $48,000. The European carrier revealed in November that it had a gender pay gap of 52%, an imbalance that it says is driven by the higher salaries paid to its mostly-male pilots.

Yemen's War Within a War: What Does New Fighting Mean?

A spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition that backs Hadi is calling for restraint by the separatists and for the government to listen to their "political and social" demands. He was believed to be in Saudi Arabia, where he has spent much of his time for the past three years. According to Yemeni sources, Hadi urged all his forces "to confront any insurgency in Aden decisively and crush the separatist militias".

School bus-sized dinosaur species found in Egyptian Sahara

Student Mai El-Amir, left, and professor Hesham Sallam of Mansoura University prepare to glue bones of the new titanosaurian dinosaur Mansourasaurus shahinae in the field. Unlike the exposed, rocky regions that make dinosaur hunting easy in the U.S. Rocky Mountains, the Gobi Desert in Mongolia or the Patagonia region of Argentina and Chile, much of the land in Egypt is covered with lush vegetation, making it hard for paleontologists to know where to dig ( bones poking out of ...

'We'll stop Iran in Lebanon like we stopped it in Syria'

Russian Federation is also an important trading partner of Israel and maintains good relations with the Jewish state. The prime minister said this is "also our mission today" and the reason he came to Russian Federation: "our common efforts to promote security and stability in our region".

Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCSH) Declines 0.04% for Jan 29

Getting into the nitty-gritty of charting can be overwhelming for the novice. Vanguard Tax-Exempt Bond ETF has a 12-month low of $50.06 and a 12-month high of $52.07. James Investment Research Inc. now owns 4,585 shares of the company's stock worth $237,000 after buying an additional 2,285 shares during the last quarter.

China Has More Potential to Harm US — CIA Director

Why is CIA Chief Mike Pompeo concerned about the Chinese influence on the West? We see it in our hospitals and medicals systems. Mr. Pompeo then noted "think about the scale of the two economies, the Chinese have a much bigger footprint upon which to execute that mission than the Russians do".

IKEA Says Founder Ingvar Kamprad Has Died at 91

The name comes from Mr Kamprad's initials (IK), the farm he grew up on called Elmtaryd (E) and a nearby village named Agunnaryd (A). "He lived in Switzerland to avoid Sweden's high taxes, drove an old Volvo, flew only economy class, stayed in budget hotels, ate cheap meals, shopped for bargains and insisted that his home was modest, that he had no real fortune and that Ikea was held by a charitable trust", writes Robert D.

FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is stepping down, according to reports

McCabe went on leave from the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Monday, pending the effective date of his retirement in March, said two government officials familiar with the move. Fox News reports that FBI Director Christopher Wray went to the Capitol yesterday to view the House Intelligence Committee's memo. McCabe has also been at the center of major developments in the Russian Federation investigation.

Attorney General Says No Person or Department is off Limits at MSU

The investigation will be led by retired Kent County prosecutor William Forsyth, assisted by the Michigan State Police director, Col. Kriste Etue, who said she will help determine whether crimes were committed. Boyce is among the first known gymnasts to accuse Nassar of sexual assault . USA Gymnastics also confirmed that its entire board of directors would resign as requested by the U.S.

PM asks political parties to help pass triple talaq bill

Law is not the answer. "We will leave no stone unturned and persuade and request all parties so that the Bill is passed in the Rajya Sabha", Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said after the meeting. "It's a matter of pride for us that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recognised Kumbh Mela as "Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity", says President Ram Nath Kovind.

The first photos of North and South Koreas' unified Olympic hockey team

South Korean and USA defense chiefs met Friday to discuss North Korea, issuing a statement that continued diplomacy-backed sanctions can drive the rogue state to the negotiating table and tamp down the escalating threats between Pyongyang and Washington.

House Dems write own memo to counter GOP's Federal Bureau of Investigation memo

Lawmakers have described the contents of the four-page memo about surveillance abuses within the government as "jaw-dropping", "deeply disturbing", "shocking", and "troubling". Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a speech in Norfolk, Va., Friday that Justice Department "don't see criticism from Congress as a bad thing", but that "while we are open to fair criticism, we will of course defend our investigators and prosecutors from criticism that is unfair".

NAACP President to Participate in Real 'State of our Union' Event

Trump recently told Reuters he would discuss the USA trade imbalance with China during his State of the Union speech , and said he was considering retaliation over intellectual property issues. "The speech will resonate with American values and unite us with patriotism". Key lobbying groups, including farm organizations and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, have voiced their support for Nafta, putting pressure on Trump to not give the six-months' notice necessary to quit the deal (a country ...

Soros calls Trump administration a 'danger to the world'

Soros, who according to the Wall Street Journal donated $18 billion through his foundation previous year alone, tore into tech companies like Facebook and Google throughout his remarks. He also warned of what he described as an "even more alarming perspective": the possibility that these companies, which hold personal data of millions of people, offer this information to state-sponsored surveillance services.