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Michael Flynn Expected to Plead Guilty in Russia Probe

Michael Flynn Expected to Plead Guilty in Russia Probe

Prosecutors with the office of special counsel Robert Mueller say Flynn falsely told the Federal Bureau of Investigation he had not discussed sanctions with the then-Russian ambassador to the US. Flynn said the White House is "officially putting Iran on notice" for a recent missile test and support for Houthi rebels in Yemen. "We told them that the conduct Flynn had engaged in [speaking to Kislyak] was problematic in and of itself", Yates recalled.


Eight Wisconsin offensive players earn All-Big Ten honors

Eight Wisconsin offensive players earn All-Big Ten honors

But the Badgers have played a weaker schedule in the Big Ten West with only one win over a team ranked in the CFP top 25 (Northwestern at No. 21). Wisconsin's 20 all-conference selections were tied with the Buckeyes for the most in the league.


European Union refuses to accept United Kingdom departure

European Union refuses to accept United Kingdom departure

But if it seeks to alter significantly from European Union standards, which USA negotiators might require as a precursor for any free trade agreement, it would pose significant problems both for the movement of goods between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, but also exports from Ireland to the rest of the United Kingdom , which now accounts for 60 per cent of Irish exports.


Trump poised to oust top diplomat Tillerson, says New York Times report

Trump poised to oust top diplomat Tillerson, says New York Times report

Tillerson's likely ouster loomed awkwardly over an Oval Office meeting Thursday between Trump and the visiting crown prince of Bahrain. Asked what he made of Tillerson's reported pending departure, Mattis said: "I make nothing of it". His slow approach to filling diplomatic openings at the State Department is also a factor, another official said. But White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders didn't deny it.


UP civic polls: BJP leading in 14 mayoral seats

UP civic polls: BJP leading in 14 mayoral seats

Official sources said no procession would be allowed during the counting process and following the announcement of the results. The counting was going on for 16 nagar nigam, 198 nagar palika parishad and 438 nagar panchayats, it said. The countings in Lucknow's 396 booths showed that BJP is leading with 30483, in Lucknow Sanyukta Bhatia is leading with 76841 votes and SP Meera Vardhan got 46358 votes.


India's Mirabai Chanu wins gold in her category in World Weighlifting Championship

India's Mirabai Chanu wins gold in her category in World Weighlifting Championship

So, understandably, tears of joy rolled down her cheeks while receiving the medal on the podium. Mirabai tasted bitter disappointment at last year's Rio Olympics, her debut appearance on a grand stage. "The national weightlifting coach, Vijay Sharma, is also employed with the Railways and before leaving for U.S., he told us that this girl has the potential to win a medal", said Vashisht.