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Gift-wrapped manure addressed to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

Gift-wrapped manure addressed to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

The package, which had "In care of the American people" written on it, was delivered to a home that neighbors Mnuchin's, despite being addressed to Mnuchin, police said. Mnuchin, who KNBC said was not home when the package was discovered, is a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc executive and Hollywood film financier. Frédéric Prinz von Anhalt, Mnuchin's neighbor and widower of the late Zsa Zsa Gabor, said he was stuck in his house for two hours because of the package. Read More

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Arsenal and Liverpool share the spoils in six-goal thriller

Arsenal and Liverpool share the spoils in six-goal thriller

The pair have struggled in front of goal recently, however, Friday's game against a top-six rival could be the motivation needed to end their barren run. Firmino's drive narrowly cleared the crossbar just after the half-hour mark and Cech then had to deny Salah after Koscielny's slip let the Egypt worldwide in, with Sadio Mane acrobatically turning the rebound over. Read More

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Investigation Concludes Florida Sen. Jack Latvala's Conduct May Be Criminal

Investigation Concludes Florida Sen. Jack Latvala's Conduct May Be Criminal

The announcement is a stunning fall for a politician who was at the top of his power several months ago, when he announced a run for governor. There are now two separate Senate reports investigating the sexual misconduct allegations that were made public against Latvala, with the process ultimately leading to fellow senators making a determination about his future in the legislative body. Read More

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US VP Mike Pence once again delays Middle East visit

US VP Mike Pence once again delays Middle East visit

Pence was scheduled to leave Tuesday night, arriving in Egypt on Wednesday for a bilateral meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fatah el-Sissi. The tax bill is expected to come to a vote in the House Tuesday. Breaking with decades of United States policy, Trump also said on December 6 that he would move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Mr Pence's original itinerary when the trip was planned last month was to meet Christian and Muslim leaders in the region. Read More

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White House forbids CDC from using 7 words, including 'transgender' and 'diversity'

For instance, in lieu of "evidence-based" or " science-based ", an analyst might say, "CDC bases its recommendations on science in consideration with community standards and wishes ", the source said . Kaylie Hanson Long, the group's national communications director, compared it to something out of Margaret Atwood's dystopian novel, A Handmaid's Tale, which she said was being used Trump and Vice President Mike Pence were using the work of fiction instead as "a playbook" in order to push ... Read More

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BJP set to keep Gujarat, but Cong tally may be up

BJP set to keep Gujarat, but Cong tally may be up

Leaders of both Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) have asserted that their respective parties will win the elections. The Times Now-VMR poll gave 16 seats to the Congress and a seat to other contenders. While BJP is winning 19 seats in Kangra and 15 in Mandi, Congress is trailing behind with 5 and 9 seats in the respective areas. While the Hindus in the state voted for the saffron party, the Muslims have shown their support for Congress by giving the party majority of the votes. Read More

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Brexit: EU leaders agree to move talks onto next stage

Brexit: EU leaders agree to move talks onto next stage

Talks on trade and security co-operation are set to follow in March. After just a few minutes of talks, leaders of the 27 member states signed off on a three-page statement authorising the start of transition negotiations. After the guidelines were adopted, May thanked her European counterparts. "This is an important step on the road to delivering the smooth and orderly Brexit that people voted for in June 2016", she said. Read More

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Iran says United States seeks to maximize Zionist interests

Iran says United States seeks to maximize Zionist interests

Other countries had also not said who they would send, Cavusoglu said, adding that the meeting of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation countries must stand up to what he called Washington's "I am a super power, I can do anything" mentality. "Our message is that the Palestinian cause is the most important issue for the Muslim world". Iran has been implacable in its opposition to the Israeli regime and provided extensive support to Palestinian resistance groups since the Islamic Revolution of ... Read More

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'Attempted terrorist attack' rattles NY's Port Authority transportation hub

'Attempted terrorist attack' rattles NY's Port Authority transportation hub

At least three other people have reported injuries. Surveillance video showed a flash and loud noises echoing in the tunnel just before 7:30 a.m. Commuters fled as the suspect's body was motionless. The New York Taxi and Limousine Commission said that he had a black cab/limousine driver's license from 2012 to 2015, which had expired. "I was going through the turnstile", he said. Read More

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Two Palestinians killed in Gaza, Israel denies claim of attack

Two Palestinians killed in Gaza, Israel denies claim of attack

Israel's military said it demolished a tunnel Sunday stretching from Gaza into its territory in an operation that comes at a time of increased tension over US President Donald Trump's recent Jerusalem declaration. Israel traditionally holds Hamas responsible for rocket fire from the Gaza Strip. The announcement, cleared by Israeli censors who had previously barred reports of detection work around the central Gaza frontier, followed a surge of Palestinian unrest in response to last week's ... Read More

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Ex-Georgian leader Saakashvili goes on hunger strike in Ukrainian jail

Ex-Georgian leader Saakashvili goes on hunger strike in Ukrainian jail

Saakashvili was granted Ukrainian citizenship and invited by President Petro Poroshenko to become governor of the Odessa region after the "Maidan" protests ousted a pro-Russian president in early 2014, but the two later fell out. Mr Saakashvili also faces the threat of extradition to Georgia, where he is wanted on corruption charges. The ex Georgian-leader claims he is facing prosecution exclusively for political reasons. Read More

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Special counsel details $3.2 million in spending on Russian Federation case

Special counsel details $3.2 million in spending on Russian Federation case

Special counsel Robert Mueller's "Russiagate" probe cost United States taxpayers $3.2 million in the first six months, mostly on salaries and benefits. The president declined to say what he would do if Mueller began such an examination, but he continued, "I think that's a violation". The bank previously rejected those demands, saying sharing client data would be illegal unless it received a formal request to do so. Read More

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