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Justice Department officials gather to honor Jeff Sessions

Jeff Sessions returned to the Justice Department Thursday as top current and former officials across the agency gathered to honor former attorney general and present him with a ceremonial Cabinet chair gifted from employees.
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NZ Leader Ardern Vows To Deny Accused Mosque Gunman Notoriety He ‘Seeks’

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s prime minister declared Tuesday she would do everything in her power to deny the accused mosque gunman a platform for elevating his white supremacist views, after the man dismissed his lawyer and opted to represent himself at his trial in the killings of 50 people. “I agree that it is absolutely something that we need to acknowledge, and do what we can to prevent the notoriety that this individual seeks,” Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told reporters...
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Today's Read: The Man with No Face by Peter May

Imagine that you're a Scottish journalist on assignment to investigate the political climate in Brussels as the UK is on the verge of joining the European Union. What would you do if the journalist you're supposed to meet up with is found dead alongside a high-ranking British government official? You would likely stick around to figure out what happened. That's what protagonist Neil Bannerman does. Here's how the book starts: Kale watched the train through the rain-spattered glass and th...
Tags: Books, UK, Scotland, European Union, Belgium, Edinburgh, Brussels, Cabinet, Peter, Joann, Daryl, Peter May, Beth F, Bannerman, Harvee Lau, Neil Bannerman


Trump claims media is blaming him for New Zealand shooting – live

President tweets: ‘They will have to work very hard to prove that one. So Ridiculous!’ 1.48pm GMT Still tweeting, Donald Trump is under the impression that the US media is blaming him for a deadly shooting attack on two New Zealand mosques.The Fake News Media is working overtime to blame me for the horrible attack in New Zealand. They will have to work very hard to prove that one. So Ridiculous! 1.42pm GMT George Conway, a Washington lawyer and husband of White House counselor Kellyanne ...
Tags: Republicans, Congress, Washington, White House, US, US news, Democrats, US politics, New Zealand, Donald Trump, Cabinet, Trump, Conway, Kellyanne Conway, George Conway, Beto O'Rourke


New Zealand shooting: Jacinda Ardern to announce gun law reforms within 10 days

Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand's prime minister, said on Monday gun law reforms would be announced in 10 days, after meeting her cabinet for the first time since the massacre in Christchurch. The shock of the attacks, in which 50  people were killed and dozens wounded at two mosques, has led to calls for an immediate tightening of laws to restrict access to some firearms, particularly semi-automatic weapons. Ms Ardern said on Monday that her cabinet had made in principle decisions around the re...
Tags: News, Ap, New Zealand, Brisbane, Wellington, Cabinet, Christchurch, Afp, Peters, Tarrant, Linwood, TVNZ, Christchurch New Zealand, Tipple, Jacinda Ardern, Richard Peters


New Zealand citizens open to gun reform after massacre

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The New Zealand leader’s promise of tightened gun laws in the wake of the Christchurch mosque shootings has been widely welcomed by a stunned population. Prime Minister Jacinta Ardern said her Cabinet will consider the details of the change on Monday. She has said options include a ban on private […]
Tags: News, Nation, New Zealand, Cabinet, Christchurch, Christchurch New Zealand, Nation & World, Jacinta Ardern


Venezuela's Maduro plans 'deep restructuring' of government: VP

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is planning a "deep restructuring" of his government, Vice President Delcy Rodriguez said on Sunday, as the country recovers from a prolonged blackout amid a power struggle with the opposition. "President @NicolasMaduro has asked the entire executive Cabinet to put their roles up for review in a deep restructuring of the methods and functions of the Bolivarian government, to protect the fatherland of Bolivar and Chavez from any threat," Rodriguez wrote on Twi...
Tags: Science, Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, Cabinet, Maduro, Rodriguez, Chavez, Simon Bolivar, Delcy Rodriguez


US urges Albania opposition to act peacefully at rally

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The United States has warned Albania’s opposition against using or inciting violence at a rally this weekend. The center-right Democratic Party-led opposition is holding a rally on Saturday to demand the government’s resignation and is accusing the Cabinet of corruption. Opposition lawmakers, who have relinquished their seats in parliament, have rejected […]
Tags: News, US, Ap, Nation, United States, Albania, Opposition, Cabinet, Democratic Party, Tirana Albania


What Should LSBC’s Futures Task Force and LSO’s Technology Task Force Do?

The Law Society of British Columbia’s E-Brief for January 2019 states that LSBC has established a Futures Task Force: “… to look at the future of the legal profession and legal regulation in British Columbia. The task force is expected to identify anticipated changes that may improve or disrupt the future market for legal services, consider and evaluate the factors and forces driving those changes, as well as make recommendations to the Benchers regarding the implications and how the Law Society...
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Travel News: March 14, 2019

Winter Storm Ulmer Causing Thousands of Flight Cancellations, Delays Travel Pulse As travelers see glimpses of spring weather, the Rockies, Plains and Midwest regions of the United States are being hit by Winter Storm Ulmer, causing thousands of flights to be canceled and delayed. According to Weather.com, the storm system is expected to bring damaging winds, heavy snow and blizzard conditions through Thursday, with Denver likely the city most impacted by Ulmer as 12 inches of snow is forecaste...
Tags: Travel, Thailand, United States, Ireland, Paris, Amsterdam, Finland, Harry Potter, Denver, Cabinet, Auckland, News And Deals, Sky Tower, Midwest, Sydney Opera House, Rockies Plains


Brexit: MPs told to pass deal by next Wednesday or face long article 50 extension - Politics live

MPs vote by 321 to 278 to rule out no deal despite government whipping Tory MPs against motion, following 312-308 win for Spelman amendmentHow did each MP vote?What were the no-deal amendments? 8.25pm GMT The division lists for tonight’s three votes should be on the Commons website here (although it has been crashing). 8.23pm GMT This is from Alasdair de Costa at the Institute for Government showing how cabinet ministers voted on the main motion.Five attending members of the Cabinet did ...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, David Cameron, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Labour, House Of Commons, John Bercow, Northern Ireland, Michael Gove, Philip Hammond, Pmqs


Shane Jones blasts Spark for going public over GCSB's interim decision on Huawei in 5G

Cabinet Minister Shane Jones has launched an attack on Spark chief executive Simon Moutter for going public with the interim decision by the GCSB to block Huawei's involvement in its 5G plans. Jones' message was that Spark should... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Huawei, Cabinet, Jones, GCSB, Simon Moutter, Shane Jones


Trump Admin Wants To Study Idea Of U.S. Marshals Taking Over Cabinet Security

An official said the hope is that the Marshals offer security for Cabinet members "better and at the appropriate cost.”
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United Arab Emirates: Recent Amendments In The Civil Procedure - Hassan Elhais

The decision issued by the Cabinet is major regarding the advertising and notification procedures.
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Justin Trudeau on brewing scandal: Nothing 'inappropriate' happened

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday cited an "erosion of trust" and a breakdown in communications between his office and a former Cabinet minister for the eruption of a brewing scandal seven months ahead of national elections.
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Huawei sues America as SoftBank spends more money

Today, a bunch of analysis on stories we have been covering the last few weeks. You’re reading the Extra Crunch Daily. Like this newsletter? Subscribe for free to follow all of our discussions and debates. SoftBank wants to spend more billions Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images Three inter-related stories today on SoftBank and its Vision Fund. First, an analysis from my Bangkok-based colleague Jon Russell, who notes that controversies surrounding the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi ...
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Trudeau’s former ex-aide testifies in his defense

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s former top aide tried on Wednesday to quell a Cabinet controversy that has shaken the government in an election year, testifying that the demotion of the attorney general had nothing to do with alleged efforts to pressure her into not prosecuting a Canadian company in a corruption […]
Tags: News, Toronto, Ap, Nation, Cabinet, Justin Trudeau, Trudeau, Nation & World


France to create a 3 percent tax on internet giants’ revenue

PARIS (AP) — The French government is unveiling plans to slap a 3 percent tax on the French revenues of internet giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook. Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire is presenting the bill during Wednesday’s weekly Cabinet meeting before it heads to Parliament. The bill outlines how digital companies with worldwide revenue […]
Tags: Business, Technology, News, France, Ap, Nation, Paris, Parliament, Cabinet, Google Amazon, Bruno Le Maire, Facebook Finance


China says new law will bar demands for technology handover

BEIJING (AP) — China says it will bar government authorities from demanding overseas companies hand over technology secrets in exchange for market share. Vice Chairman of the Cabinet’s economic planning agency Ning Jizhe told reporters on Wednesday that the provision will be contained in a foreign investment law. Accusations that China demands the disclosure of […]
Tags: Business, Technology, News, China, Ap, Beijing, Nation, Cabinet, Ning Jizhe


The Facebook group taking political disagreement to the pub

The Cabinet aims to draw people out of their social media bubbles for face-to-face political discussion.
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Peter Dutton breached gift rules over caravan refurbishment, Labor says

Minister declared mobile office’s remodelling but there is no record of required repayment of gift’s valueLabor has accused Peter Dutton of breaching ministerial rules by failing to pay taxpayers for the value of his mobile office caravan’s refurbishment, gifted to him by a business in north Brisbane.In May 2017 Dutton declared that Kedron Caravans had refurbished the caravan’s interior, but the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet has revealed he is not among those who paid for gifts va...
Tags: Labor, Australia news, Australian politics, Brisbane, Peter Dutton, Cabinet, Australian Political Donations, Dutton, Kedron Caravans


Mike Pompeo’s War Warning to China

Mike Pompeo's War Warning to China U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- As President Trump flew home from his Hanoi summit with Kim Jong Un, Mike Pompeo peeled off and flew to Manila. And there the Secretary of State made a startling declaration. Any armed attack by China on a Philippine ship or plane in the South China Sea, he told the Philippine government, will be treated as an attack on an American ship or plane, bringing a U.S. military response. “China's island building and military activities in t...
Tags: Asia, Guns, Australia, White House, China, America, Beijing, United States, Asia Pacific, Philippines, Donald Trump, Pacific, George W Bush, Wall Street Journal, Cabinet, Hanoi


Trump executive order seeks to prevent veteran suicide

President Donald Trump is slated to sign an executive order to enhance efforts to prevent veteran suicides by creating a Cabinet-level task force.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Thousands surround Albania parliament, demand new elections

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Thousands of protesters supporting Albania’s opposition have surrounded the parliament, demanding the government’s resignation and early elections and accusing the Cabinet of corruption and crime links. The parliament building in capital Tirana was surrounded Tuesday by hundreds of police officers and barbed wire. Lawmakers of the center-right Democratic Party-led opposition have […]
Tags: News, Nation, Albania, Cabinet, Tirana, Democratic Party, Tirana Albania


Don’t Call It A Comeback: How Kirstjen Nielsen Clawed Back From The Brink

Just four short months ago, DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen seemed undoubtedly bound for the meat grinder of President Donald Trump’s disapproval, set to receive a career-ending tweet any day. Now, per Politico, Nielsen has as much one-on-one time with Trump as any other Cabinet official, has been working close to the White House to be available at a moment’s notice and has received the grudging respect of a President myopically interested in one part of her department’s sprawling responsibili...
Tags: News, White House, Dhs, Donald Trump, Cabinet, John Kelly, Trump, Trump Administration, Kirstjen Nielsen, Kate Riga, Politico Nielsen


Ukraine candidate urges public to propose future Cabinet

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A comedian who is leading Ukraine’s presidential election race has urged his supporters to propose candidates for top government jobs. Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who plays the nation’s president in a popular TV series, called on his backers to suggest candidates for prime minister, foreign and defense ministers and other top officials. Zelenskiy […]
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Labour Eyes New Referendum as May Heads to Egypt: Brexit Update

Environment Secretary and leading Brexiteer Michael Gove struck a conciliatory tone towards three members of the Cabinet who are threatening to vote against the government this week, saying all voices in the party should be listened to.
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Sudan’s al-Bashir picks new premier amid shakeup, protests

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has announced a new prime minister, a day after declaring a yearlong state of emergency amid protests calling for his resignation. In a statement by his office Saturday, al-Bashir announced the appointment of Mohammed Tahir Ayala as prime minister, part of a major Cabinet reshuffle that disbanded the […]
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Brexit on the brink of being delayed as Cabinet ministers split from May

Three senior UK ministers wrarn that Britain's departure from the EU should be delayed if there is no breakthrough in the next few days.
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Sudan declares state of emergency, disbands Cabinet

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir on Friday declared a state of emergency for a year and disbanded the government amid deadly protests. Al-Bashir — who seized power in a 1989 coup— also said that he will postpone pushing for constitutional amendments to allow him to seek a third term in office. Facing genocide […]
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