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NRA's news outlet blatantly lied about Comey hearing to protect Trump

Coming from a former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation with a distinguished career and bipartisan respect, that alone might be the most remarkable takeaway from Comey's historic testimony. "It makes a big difference what the exact words were, the tone of the president, the context of the conversation". The administration gave differing reasons for Comey's firing.


Kerala government announces new liquor policy, 700 bars to reopen

Kerala government announces new liquor policy, 700 bars to reopen

Alleging that the policy introduced by the UDF government only helped to increase substance abuse in the state, Pinarayi said the new policy will give more thrust to the campaign against alcoholism. Vijayan has also written to his counterparts in other states asking them to "stand together" and "oppose" the ban and urged the Prime Minister to withdraw the new regulations.


UN says it receives reports of mass killings by IS in Mosul

UN says it receives reports of mass killings by IS in Mosul

The UN high commissioner for human rights called on Iraqi authorities "to ensure that those who are responsible for these horrors are held accountable and brought to justice in line with global human rights laws and standards". The United Nations reported that the Islamic State had shot and killed at least 231 civilians in the past two weeks, but Shamdasani said that many other people were missing and that the actual death toll was nearly certainly higher.



Mattis warns China on North Korea and South China Sea

He repeated that the United States will continue working with the United Nations , allies and partners to increase diplomatic and economic pressure "until Pyongyang finally and permanently abandons its nuclear and ballistic missile programs".


Blast at Indian fireworks factory kills 25

Blast at Indian fireworks factory kills 25

According to Balaghat district collector Bharat Yadav, the cracker factory was owned by one Waris Ahmed and was being run legally. "On Wednesday night, two of the six injured, sent to Nagpur for treatment, succumbed to their injuries", he said.


President Trump lays wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns

President Trump lays wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns

Andrew Byers of Colorado Springs and Christopher Horton of the Oklahoma National Guard as their families watched. Trump's remarks grew more personal as he addressed the death of Homeland Security Secretary Gen. He first placed a wreath in Arlington at the Tomb of the Unknowns a day before his inauguration. It included a 21 gun salute and the playing of taps to honor those who died in the military.