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Hillary Clinton failed to turn over key email

Pagliano was involved in setting up and maintaining Clinton's private email server and accepted an immunity deal with the FBI earlier this year in which he cooperated with their investigation into the server. In that time, reports have claimed that Russia's government intercepted and will release Clinton's emails; Wikileaks founder Julian Assange announced plans to release Clinton emails which he believes would provide sufficient evidence to indict her; and CBS News published a poll ...

Texas affirmative action plan survives Supreme Court review

Writing in dissent , Justice Samuel Alito said that while the university's stated goals are laudable, "they are not concrete or precise, and they offer no limiting principle for the use of racial preferences". The lower court took another look and stood by its earlier decision, and the case ended up back before the justices, who heard oral arguments on December 9, 2015.

Colombia, FARC rebels to sign ceasefire agreement

The deal is expected to be cemented with a peace agreement which will mark the end of a 52 year long conflict that has killed around 220,000 people. While the agreement comes months after a self-imposed March deadline set by the two sides, US officials hailed the development Wednesday as "an important step forward" in the elusive effort to formally end a guerrilla war that has killed more than 220,000 people, displaced millions of Colombians over the past half-century and proved a source of ...

United expects $3.1 billion a year from no-frills airfare, fewer delays

American Airlines (AAL) was up 1.1%, while Delta Air Lines (DAL) gained 1%. United said plans to cut costs, such as adding aircraft seats that weigh less and can accommodate more rows of people, would add $1.3 billion by 2018. USA airlines are this year expected to top 2015's record profits, but investors are concerned the windfall of lower oil prices is being dissipated by carriers adding too much capacity and losing control over pricing.

UK business leaders ask workers to vote to stay in EU

Touring the Billingsgate Fish Market, Johnson mugged for the cameras with fish in hand - a not-so-subtle reminder that this is an island nation - and one very proud of its independence and self-assurance. Simon Currie , a financial services lawyer at London-based firm Morgan Lewis, said a " leave " vote could have a significant impact on private British fund managers.

Politicians make final appeals in EU vote campaigning

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in Berlin Wednesday: "I would of course like, as I have often said". British and Irish citizens 18 and over who are resident in the United Kingdom, as well as U.K. Australia's S&P ASX 200 fell 0.1 percent to 5,270.90, and South Korea's KOSPI was up 0.5 percent at 1,992.58. "It would be logical for markets to begin losing momentum and volume while they wait on the outcome of the Brexit vote", Ric Spooner, chief market analyst in Sydney at CMC ...

Attorney general visiting Orlando in wake of deadly attack

Security guards who carry a firearm on the job must have a Class "G" License. A FEMA official said such a request was uncommon and that governors of other states where similar mass shootings had taken place - such as in Newtown, Connecticut, and San Bernardino, California - had not requested emergency funds.

Clinton giving 'ambitious new goals' on economy

Clinton campaign spokesperson Glen Caplin said Trump is "rehashing and recycling more exhausted and old nonsense from books that have already been debunked", all in an effort to distract voters from his campaign problems. Donald Trump is set to deliver a speech this morning discussing what he describes as the failed policies and bad judgement of Hillary Clinton . " He is temperamentally unfit to hold an office that requires knowledge, stability, and huge responsibility", Clinton ...

White House denounces Senate failure to act on gun measures

Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., called the Republican measures "political stunts". "And all the time, their cheerleaders, the bosses at the NRA, are cheering them". The last were enacted in 2007, when the background check system was strengthened after the mass shooting at Virginia Tech. There is no specific prohibition for those on the terrorist watch list, which updated government figures showed now contains around 1 million people - including fewer than 5,000 Americans or legal permanent ...

Great Lakes states to decide on thirsty city's water plea

Waukesha becomes the first state outside of the Great Lakes drainage basin to receive a water diversion, a fact that itself necessitated the need to to go the Great Lakes Compact states for approval. Mark Dayton said in a statement. The law was approved by all eight governors of states within the watershed: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

In speech, Trump to ramp up critique of Clinton as failure

Another eyebrow-raising tidbit: Of the $6.7 million the Trump campaign spent in May, almost 20% went to Trump-owned businesses or family members. A friend of the terrorist, Mohammed Malik, discussed Mateen's support for the presumptive Democratic nominee in a Washington Post essay this week.

Muslim woman falls victim to Islamophobic attack in Canada

Police are looking for a woman standing five feet five inches and weighing 150 pounds. Police say the assailant then grabbed the woman's hijab and attempted to pull it off her head before pulling her hair. The investigation is still now underway because police are not sure if there is a reason behind the assault or if this was some form of a hate crime.

Raghuram Rajan urges public banks to clean-up bad debt

Rajan's term as the RBI Governor comes to an end on 4 September. Rajan's surprise decision to bow out in September, announced in a letter to staff on Saturday, has raised questions about the planned clean-up of $120 billion in soured loans held by Indian banks, a key initiative of his three-year term as governor.

Donald Trump would send United States economy back into recession: Hillary Clinton

The Trump campaign has just 70 employees on its payroll. Now, it's important to note that Trump didn't do much differently in the primary season - and he won that race over 16 other candidates. For months, Trump had heard arguments from his closest confidants, as well as potential donors, that his insurgent campaign had outgrown its campaign manager Corey Lewandowski.

As Zika looms, US health officials worry about the neighbors

The Zika virus has rapidly spread throughout Central and South America in the previous year and recent studies have now warned a handful of cities in the United States that the threat is closer than initially thought. There is no vaccine to prevent infection and no specific antiviral treatment for Zika . (Eight months if you show symptoms of Zika .) And yes, that includes oral sex.

Euro2016: Poland defeat Ukraine to claim second spot

However, for Ukraine it is a record fifth successive game without scoring at the European Championship as they finish bottom of Group C with no points. Blaszczykowski received the ball on the right side of the penalty area and cut inside cleverly before hitting a sweet left-foot shot into the far corner of the net.

Riots hit South African capital over mayoral candidate

Local media are showing pictures of burning barricades blocking main roads. Across the city, at least 21 buses were torched overnight in Mamelodi , north of Pretoria . "I really want to call for calm [and] call for people not to disrupt other people's lives". Widespread rioting erupted in the city following the announcement by the ANC on Monday that incumbent executive mayor Kgosientso Romokgopa will be replaced by former cabinet minister Thoko Didiza for the 3 August municipal ...

Palestinian killed, four others injured after being shot by Israelis

Three of the wounded Palestinians were taken to a medical center in Ramallah, while the other remains hospitalized at Ein Karem. It appears none of the young Palestinians were involved in the attack, the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) said.

Solar Impulse 2 leaves New York, begins Atlantic crossing

Its four electric engines are powered by more than 17,000 solar cells built into its lightweight, super-strong carbon fiber wings. The record breaking solo flight of 5 days and 5 nights without fuel from Nagoya to Hawaii gives a clear message: everybody could use the plane's technologies on the ground to halve our world's energy consumption, save natural resources and improve our quality of life .

Provinces could seek court advice on assisted death

The bill was expected to be given royal assent later Friday, putting the new law into immediate effect. It also includes a mandatory 15-day reflection period so people don't make a rash decision after a diagnosis. Still, after a scuffle over whether the amendment was in order, it was debated and then defeated 42-28, with three abstentions. "We respect the Senate's perspective and highlighted that there are a number of things they proposed that we feel are improvements to the medical ...