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Lawyer says Trump administration moved to squelch testimony

Thank you for reading and relying on TulsaWorld.com for your news and information. The Justice Department responded the next day, saying that it was possible that Yates may need the White House's approval in order to testify. In a series of lette...

Russia bans images depicting Putin as a gay clown

The depiction of Putin in brightly colored cosmetics began to crop up following the Kremlin's 2013 gay propaganda law, which effectively banned the distribution of materials giving information on LGBTQ rights. The image was published on social medi...

A young girl has been found living with monkeys in India

When Yadav tried to save the girl, troop of monkeys and girl screeched at him. It wasn't until backup had come that they were able to coax the girl towards the authorities and to a nearby hospital. "She looked miserable. If we hadn't rescued her sh...

President Trump defends Bill O'Reilly: 'He is a good person'

The crucial point: He doesn't think the 67-year-old anchor did anything wrong and says O'Reilly shouldn't have settled. Trump similarly denied all the allegations , saying "the events never happened", and once calling his accusers "horrible liars".

Fed minutes reveal debate over inflation and Trump

If the Fed sells off its holdings too quickly, that could trigger a sudden drop in the price of those assets or a spike in interest rates, potentially upsetting markets. The minutes recorded the views of policymakers expressed at a March 14 - 15 meet...

Chelsea Clinton is in no hurry to get into politics

No. No. No", she said when asked about whether she would consider running. If the report is true, she would temporarily be in charge of the office responsible for enforcing the nation's civil rights laws in schools, including their handling of camp...

US withdraws $32M for U.N. Population Fund

In its statement , the State Department referred to a presidential directive signed by Trump in January, which banned US funding for any worldwide organizations providing abortion services or advice. In 2015 , UNFPA helped 18 million women access m...

US probe of ex-Trump aide extends to Cyprus

People walk past a caricature picture of U.S. President Donald Trump on sale in a shopping mall in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. The financial arrangement dates to at least 2006, when Manafort signed a $10 million yearly contract with ...

Mike Pence Votes To Block Federal Funding For Planned Parenthood

Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, voted no and forced GOP leaders to call on Vice President Pence to cast the deciding vote . Conservative state officials have been trying to deny money to any family planning organization that al...

Pence cast tie breaking vote on Planned Parenthood funding

Republicans Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska voted with the Democrats against the bill, according to Politico . The rule said that a state can not deny funding to clinics for reasons unrelated to their ability to provide basic f...

Democrats oppose Gorsuch, say he rules against workers

No Democrat has yet pledged to support the judge, but Sen. The White House says it's "truly disappointing" that Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer has announced that he intends to oppose Judge Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court.

Sindhu beats Marin in straight sets to clinch India Open title

Sindhu, 21, served past second-seeded Sung Ji Hyun of South Korea 21-18, 14-21, 21-14 in the semifinals that lasted one hour and 16 minutes at the Siri Fort Sports Complex. Sindhu's net approach during the entire match was her strong point during...

Canadian troops operate in east Mosul as mission extended

A statement issued by Abadi's press office on Thursday said that the Iraqi premier received a phone call from Trump during which they discussed the consolidation of ties between the two countries in all fields, the victories achieved against ISIS, an...

Merkel's CDU wins state elections in Saarland

Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) saw off a challenge from the Social Democrats (SPD) and won nearly 41 per cent of the vote. Merkel, at the helm of Europe's biggest economy for nearly 12 years, said she expects a tough campaign even afte...

Comey sought to reveal Russian election meddling last summer

A second source familiar with Comey's request said his op-ed, which he wanted published in The New York Times, would not mention whether the FBI was investigating Donald Trump's campaign or others close to him for ties to Russia but would discuss how...

Oil stable on falling Libyan output, but bloated US market still weighs

The global benchmark crude climbed 58 cents, or 1.1 percent, to $51.33 on Tuesday. Analysts said the rise was only half of the build expected and that it was a sign of tightening US crude supplies. OPEC and 11 other producers including Russian Fede...

Truck bomb kills at least 17 in Baghdad

Jaafari highlighted the issue of reconstruction in talks with Guterres - a major challenge in areas that have been devastated by heavy fighting to retake them from IS. The U.S. -led coalition says a strike in western Mosul on March 17 likely resulted...

White House invites lawmakers to see intelligence material

Nunes' first press conference on the intelligence came two days after FBI Director James Comey testified to the House Intelligence Committee that the bureau was looking into potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials to affe...

GST Bills tabled in Lok Sabha

The parliament also approved GST Bill related to compensation, according to a Bloomberg report. The government is targeting the roll-out date of July 1 for the new indirect tax regime. The Parliament is likely to have nearly a seven-hour long discu...

Trump says he expects a deal on a new health care bill

Ryan said Tuesday that any provision to "defund" Planned Parenthood didn't belong in the catchall measure, while Senate GOP leaders like Roy Blunt of Missouri made clear they'd like to avoid a showdown over Trump's border wall, which is loathed by De...

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Saudi Arabia Pledges $1.5 Billion to Help Rebuild Iraq

It was also unclear how much of the $30 billion represented loans. "Iraq is required today to start a comprehensive reconstruction of the infrastructure and facilities that were ...

Donald Trump Wants To Replace Food Stamps With Meal Kits

Current USDA requirements say that able-bodied adults without children can only get three months of food stamps in three years unless they work or participate in a job training...

West Ham move further from EPL drop zone with Watford win

The win moved the Hornets up to 11th in the table with 30 points. West Ham United manager David Moyes praises striker Marko Arnautovic for his performance against Watford ...

Rights icon Asma Jahangir passes away

Her daughters were kidnapped and assaulted in 2008. "Despite our differences I always respected her for her fight for human rights and for standing up for her convictions", forme...

Westerville, Ohio officers killed in shooting

Joering was pronounced dead at the scene, while Morelli was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital. Westerville Police Chief Joe Morbitzer said Joering died on the scene, ...

Venezuelan Electoral Body Sets Presidential Election Date

The 2018 elections were originally scheduled to take place in December, but the ruling socialist party is eager to hold the elections as soon as possible, sensing its current advan...

Justice official quits amid Trump attacks

Sessions applauded Brand for her service to the DOJ, calling her "a lawyer's lawyer". Brand was confirmed by the Senate on May 22 following a Judiciary Committee hearing alongs...

Kim Jong Un boasts of North Korea's 'world class military power'

North Korean military parades typically feature thousands of goose-stepping troops and hundreds of armoured vehicles, culminating with missiles rolling through Kim Il Sung Square -...

One officer dead, two others shot while serving warrant near Atlanta

The GBI said it has identified the suspect, but is withholding his name pending notification of his family. "They notified radio and a Locust Grove city police officer came to be...

Suspect In NFL Player's Death Has Bay Area DUI, Was Deported Twice

Jackson and the driver of his ride-share auto Jeffrey Monroe were killed Sunday morning after a black Ford F-150 pickup driven by a 37-year-old undocumented immigrant man struck...

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Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu for corruption

Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu for corruption

Netanyahu faces two corruption charges. Ynet reported that police are split on whether they have evidence to bring charges against Netanyahu on that that case. The law says t...

Crude palm oil futures fall 0.30% on profit-booking

Crude palm oil futures fall 0.30% on profit-booking

Prices felt the blow of these revised projections and will likely continue to feel it for a few more days. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude declined 66 cents to $64.79, after...

Jarvis Landry says he was not taking shot at Patrick Surtain Jr

Jarvis Landry says he was not taking shot at Patrick Surtain Jr

Alabama also lost two commits to flips, as Quay Walker ended up choosing Georgia and Bobby Brown chose Texas A&M. Alabama's 19-player class finished the year ranked No. Enterin...

Winter Olympics: Australian moguls team confident of Pyeongchang medal success

Winter Olympics: Australian moguls team confident of Pyeongchang medal success

Pence is bringing Otto Warmbier's father Fred - the United States student who died in 2017 shortly after he was released from North Korean detention - to the opening ceremony late...

Ex-Sports Doctor Gets Up to 125 More Years Behind Bars

Ex-Sports Doctor Gets Up to 125 More Years Behind Bars

Nassar was sentenced last month in Michigan's Ingham County to sexually abusing female athletes under the guise of medical treatment, and will receive a further sentence on Mon...