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Judge throws out Manafort's latest attempt to block Mueller

Judge throws out Manafort's latest attempt to block Mueller

The charges against him in the Washington case include conspiring to launder money, conspiring to defraud the United States and failing to register as a foreign agent. In her 37-page ruling, Jackson went through a point-by-point rejection of Manafort's arguments, including his contention that Mueller had been given a "blank check" to investigate anything "he may stumble across".


Britain renationalises East Coast rail line

Britain renationalises East Coast rail line

Those companies have run the lines on a for-profit basis, but the government has been forced to step in when those contracts have failed, and the government-owned Directly Operated Railways ran the East Coast service from 2009-2015. He said: 'It's important staff and passengers are properly protected while, once again, the transport secretary tries to patch up a failing franchise system that everyone knows doesn't work.


At Least 16 Killed in Varanasi Flyover Collapse

At Least 16 Killed in Varanasi Flyover Collapse

Following the flyover collapse incident, which took place here on Tuesday, an official appointed by the Uttar Pradesh government said the investigation in the matter was underway. Compensation has been announced of INR 5 lakhs to the next of kin of those deceased while INR 2 lakhs will be allotted to those seriously injured. He further added, "I spoke to UP CM Yogi Adityanath regarding the situation due to the collapse of an under-construction flyover in Varanasi ".


Parents of Parkland shooting victims run for school board

Parents of Parkland shooting victims run for school board

Alhadeff will run for District 4, which includes Parkland. "I'm running so I can represent parents all over the district who deserve to have their children come home to them", said Petty, who lost his daughter, Alaina, 14, in the shooting.


OSCE urges Ukraine to refrain from harassing foreign journalists

OSCE urges Ukraine to refrain from harassing foreign journalists

Relations between Moscow and Kiev soured in 2014 when Russian Federation annexed Ukraine's Crimea and threw its weight behind separatists in jap Ukraine. "The criminalization of alternative news and views has no place in a democratic Ukraine". "Russia will do everything to ensure its citizen is freed, and to prevent other journalists finding themselves in similar situations, whether they are Russian citizens or work for Russian media" foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said in a ...


Lawsuit Aims To Stop Iowa's Abortion Law From Going Into Effect

Lawsuit Aims To Stop Iowa's Abortion Law From Going Into Effect

Supreme Court because the suit citing the state constitution can not be removed to federal court, according Rita Bettis, legal director for the ACLU of Iowa . The legislation would require doctors to conduct an abdominal ultrasound to test for a fetal heartbeat. The evidence is clear that in places where abortion is banned or heavily restricted, some individuals desperate to end an unwanted pregnancy resort to unsafe methods.