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October 31, 2017 12:23 AM Republicans In Congress Aren't Afraid Trump Will Fire Mueller

Republicans on Capitol Hill dodged questions on Monday about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, even after the sweeping probe resulted in charges against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his business associate earlier in the day. The indictment disclosed on Monday 119

October 31, 2017 12:11 AM Congressional Republicans tiptoe carefully around charges leveled by Mueller

They sidestepped it. They expressed alarm but not outrage. They said Congress should consider taking action. But they cautioned against moving too aggressively. Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s decision to charge three former officials from President Trump’s campaign sparked an array of responses from congressional Republicans Monday. But there 128

October 29, 2017 10:15 PM In Niger, Where U.S. Troops Died, a Lawless and Shifting Landscape

The United States has about 800 service members in Niger, yet the scale of its military operations there surprised even two high-ranking senators: Chuck Schumer of New York, the Democratic leader, and Lindsey Graham, an influential South Carolina Republican, said in recent interviews on “Meet the Press” that they had not realized the extent of the military’s 134

October 29, 2017 6:51 PM Cubans get best look yet at World Series – a day late

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cubans are getting their best look in years at baseball’s World Series, watching the games on state TV broadcasts a mere 24 hours after the actual event, despite each team featuring a star Cuban defector. State television traditionally has shown pirated signals of the championship series of Major League Baseball a few days or even weeks 107

October 26, 2017 11:31 AM Manchester United named most valuable football team brand

The Red Devils were named the fourth-most valuable team brand across all sports at £564m and were one of only three football clubs in the top 10. Forbes ranked the most valuable sports team brands by calculating the amount by which their enterprise value exceeds that of a typical team in the same sport. American football franchise Dallas Cowboys were rated 101

October 25, 2017 10:35 PM As G.O.P. Bends Toward Trump, Critics Either Give In or Give Up

Mr. Straus’s dash for the exits followed the retirement announcements of Mr. Flake, Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee and Representatives Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida, Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania, Pat Tiberi of Ohio and Dave Reichert of Washington State — all members of the Republican establishment. Many of those who remain will have to accommodate 186

October 25, 2017 8:48 PM US business giants Paris Agreement message to Trump: 'We are still in'

Private sector anger over President Trump's decision to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement and scrap Obama-era climate policies continues to grow as nations prepare to gather in Germany next month for the latest round of UN climate talks. As countries prepare their delegations for the climate talks in Bonn, the 'We Are Still In' coalition of businesses 113

October 24, 2017 1:19 AM UCC lecturer becomes second Ghanaian to achieve Fellowship at American Academy of Optometry

Source: Richard Kwadjo Nyarko | Central Region The American Academy of Optometry (AAO) has awarded a fellowship on an Optometrist with the University of Cape Coast, Dr. Stephen Ocansey. The UCC lecturer became a fellow at the 96th annual meeting of the American Academy of Optometry. Fewer than ten percent of practicing optometrists are Fellows of the Academy 37

October 23, 2017 8:18 PM Nicaragua signs Paris agreement: official

Global Climate Pact Nicaragua signs Paris agreement: official The government of President Daniel Ortega said the global 2015 pact represented "the only international instrument that offers the conditions to face global warming and its effects," according to a statement read out by vice president Rosario Murillo. Monday's announcement leaves the United 85

October 23, 2017 7:42 AM Ghana beats Columbia, US in Cocaine consumption ranking

Statistics released by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime indicates that Ghana is ranked 14th out of 115 countries when it comes to the consumption of cocaine. Topping that table is Albania. Public Health research from 2014 estimates that 2.5 percent of its population aged between 16 and 64 use the drug. Other countries in the top 10 include 74