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Trump eyes changes to Obama's tax and Wall Street rules

Mnuchin, who spent 17 years as a partner at Goldman Sachs, said Trump directed him not to use the orderly liquidation authority to restructure a failing financial institution "unless required by law, in consultation with the event there is a significant emergency and we do need to use it, there will be a way". Read More »

Trump says dreamers should 'rest easy'


In a federal lawsuit, Montes says he was deported and argues that never should have happened because of his acceptance in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program established by the Obama administration to give some legal protections to young unauthorized immigrants who have clean or mostly clean legal records and are leading productive lives. Read More »

Maryam Nawaz trolls Imran Khan on Twitter


Saadia Toor, associate professor at City University New York, said the scourge of corruption extended far beyond Sharif and offshore wealth. He called elder brother Nawaz Sharif as "Mard-e-Ahan" (Iron Man). But lawyers for Pakistani cricketer-turned-opposition-leader Imran Khan argue the paper trail for the funds is non-existent, and say the onus is on Sharif to prove his relatives did not engage in money laundering. Read More »

Galaxy S8 sales are already explosive

The Galaxy S8 has a sleek design and going for an active variant is definitely going to make it look more rugged than it looks right now. As for the pricing, T-Mobile is selling the regular 5.8-inch Galaxy S8 for $750, or $30/month for a period of two years. Read More »

Trump personally congratulates Turkey's president for his referendum win


In the poll, 51.4% of Turkish voters backed the changes. Investigators in Turkey and elsewhere believe sarin gas was used in the attack. Trump and Erdogan spoke via phone on Monday in a pre-arranged call, in which the US President offered congratulatory words, as well as discussing topics such as the ongoing conflict in Syria. Read More »

Terror Suspected In Deadly Paris Shooting Days Before Election


Macron, a pro-EU centrist, is leading most opinion polls for the election's first round and is expected to contest a second-round run-off with far-right leader Marine Le Pen . Fillon wanted greater cooperation with Russian Federation and Iran. He also says he believes other countries will follow London's example. One police officer was killed and two others were wounded when a gunman opened fire on the Champs-Élysées on Thursday night. Read More »

Pence: US won't rest until North Korea gives up weapons

Mattis denounced North Korea's attempted missile launch as he began a Middle East tour, telling reporters traveling with him to Saudi Arabia, "the leader of North Korea again recklessly tried to provoke something by launching a missile", he said. Read More »

Chancellor hints Tories may ditch 2015 pledge not to raise taxes


The government has received 20.4 billion pounds from share sales and dividends since it began selling its stake in 2013, Hammond said in a speech delivered in Washington at the International Monetary Fund spring meeting. and the USA can strike a wide-ranging free-trade accord once Britain has left the European Union. "Since the Finance Bill was published on 20 March, CIOT has identified a number of changes that we believe are needed to the legislation on areas including in complicated areas ... Read More »

Ailing Mets put 1B Duda, INF Flores on DL; deGrom scratched


Furthermore, Flores suffered an infection in his knee, which was thought at first it would only take him a couple of days to recover from, but the Mets made a decision to place him in the disabled list and call up T.J. DeGrom's setback was the latest to seemingly come out of nowhere. Collins said it was more than a mere cramp but that tests showed it wasn't too serious. Read More »

Starbucks barista loses it over unicorn frappuccino mania

I tried it for myself. I made the mistake of having some whipped cream off the top and it tasted like the barista dumped an entire bag of sour skittles into my frappuccino. The Unicorn Frappuccino starts as "a purple beverage with swirls of blue and a first taste that is sweet and fruity", the Seattle company said in its news release. Read More »

Brown: Climate change is looming catastrophe for California


Legarda also said that the local climate change action plans (LCCAP) of all cities, municipalities, and provinces in the country must be fast as they were tools to access grant-based funding from worldwide climate funds. "And stopping carbon will be like stopping a heroin addiction, because we are addicted to carbon in a sense that we are repeatedly using it, and we get a tremendous high". Read More »

United Nations threatens new sanctions on North Korea over missile launch


The US president later referenced China rejecting routine coal shipments from Pyongyang while North Korea appears on the verge of another nuclear test. "Our hope is that we can resolve this issue peaceably". Kim Jong Un showcased his new missiles during a parade last week. North Korea reportedly carried out the most recent missile launch early on Sunday however it was unsuccessful according to South Korea's defense officials. Read More »

CT Financial Advisors LLC Reduces Stake in Blackstone Group LP (BX)


Bank of Montreal Can increased its stake in Blackstone Group by 65.5% in the third quarter. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, November 13 by Standpoint Research. The firm's revenue was up 108.1% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts expect that Blackstone Group LP will post $2.81 earnings per share for the current year. Read More »

The Death Of Prince: One Year Later

At Paisley Park , Prince constructed and inhabited a creative reality that was wholly unique, allowing him to fluidly develop music and artistic works spontaneously and without limitation. Fans who are unable to afford the high-priced tickets are encouraged to head over to First Avenue in Minneapolis for a street party. "I've been listening to Wesley's version of " Purple Rain " for about three years now, and I'm still not exhausted of it", Wright tells The Boot. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ Adopts Google Play Music as Default Music Player

This is twice as much storage capacity offered exclusively to Samsung customers ( Google Play Music offers free storage and playback of up to 50,000 songs from your personal collection). The electronics giant had also been rumored to be interested in buying rapper Jay Z's streaming music service Tidal , but a deal was never made. You also get access to YouTube Red where that's available. Read More »

Hamilton County School Board tables budget vote


He noted that it was to make sure there were no surprises in the budget process. A school would remain under state control at least until it scores a C rating or better for five years. Chris McIntyre, the district's chief financial officer, explained the change to district staff in a video presentation. The gaps in ASD's charter agreements show how the state-run district was helpless to prevent Gestalt and KIPP from announcing last fall that they would back out of their contracts at the end ... Read More »

Philippines checks report of 'harassment' near Spratly reef

Lorenzana was the first defense chief to visit the Philippine-claimed territory in almost 20 years. But Lorenzana downplayed the incident, saying the warning was part of the "protocol on their (Chinese) part". As Lorenzana flew to Thitu, the Philippine coast guard announced a group of Filipino fishermen have accused China's coast guard of shooting at their vessel in another section of the Spratlys. Read More »

Visa's quarterly profit boosted by Europe unit


The company continues to benefit from the increased adoption of plastic as a method of payment across the globe. Visa Inc (NYSE:V) has released its earnings report for its fiscal second quarter of 2017. Total processed transactions growth was 12%, inclusive of Europe in prior year results. Notably, other revenue components are based on the reported quarter's activity. Read More »

BP's Alaska Well Stops Leaking Oil, But Continues To Release Gas


The specific volume of the North Slope leak hasn't been determined and the cause of the release is unknown, the department said. What's more, an earlier statement from the Unified Command Task Force tackling the spill said that the amount of oil leaked was small compared to the amount of gas that is being released. Read More »

Flix for You: Reasons why "13 Reasons Why" should be watched


Recalling a story told to him by a woman he'd once met while in drug rehab who had explicitly detailed her suicide attempt to him, Sheff said he believed being open about the realities of suicide could help with prevention. "Since its debut both the national headspace School Support Program, which supports school communities in the aftermath of a suicide, and eheadspace, the national online and over-the-phone counselling service has received a growing numbers of calls and emails directly ... Read More »

Paris attack: Prosecutors investigate gunman's terror links after shooting

Mr Molins did confirm a note found near Cheurfi's body after he was shot by police had handwritten messages defending IS and the addresses of security sites. Brandet said officers were "deliberately" targeted, as has happened repeatedly to French security forces in recent years, including in the run-up to the 2012 election. Read More »

United Nations chief says 'everything' must be done to confront North Korea

The US is seeing evidence that the Chinese military is preparing for a potential North Korea contingency. "We believe that it is absolutely essential... After employing a tough posture toward China on the campaign trail, President Trump is taking a softer tone as he tries to encourage the Chinese to put pressure on the North Korean nuclear program. Read More »

Mobile subscriber base reaches 895.25 mn in March


The report ranks Jio on top for the widest availability of the 4G network. It says that Airtel didn't just win OpenSignal's 4G speed award, it wound up on top of 3G and overall rankings as well. If the Jio subscribers were to be excluded from the total subscriber base, the Indian mobile subscriber's number has reached 823.10 million as of March 2017. Read More »

Spokeswoman confirms Serena Williams is pregnant

Last year, Serena Williams made public about her engagement with Reddit Co-founder Alexis Ohanian. That place at the top of women's tennis will be held for her if she returns to competition within 12 months of giving birth, as per the Women's Tennis Association special ranking rule . Read More »

'Amazing' new Chinese phone in hot demand


PlayfulDroid yesterday confirmed that the Mi 6 Plus, bearing the model number MDE40 has been certified by Chinese 3C authority hinting that its launch is imminent. It will, of course, run Android 7.1.1 Nougat with the company's own MIUI on top. A Mi 6 variant with a ceramic back panel and 128GB of storage will sell for 2999 yuan ($435). Read More »

Fashion icons light up NY's Empire State Building


Kris Jenner accompanied her daughter to her first red carpet event post-Pepsi commercial controversy wearing a sheer sequin-encrusted top and high-waisted black trousers, joining a slew of other stars that came out to celebrate, including Christie Brinkley, Demi Moore, Iman and Tory Burch. Read More »

NFL Draft: The All-Time All-SEC First Round


What the Browns will do next remains unclear. They can pick an elite defensive player or a guard that slides down as the quarterbacks slide up. The Browns have reportedly been in contact with the Jets about potentially moving up to their spot, the sixth in the first round, perhaps with a target in mind: quarterback Mitchell Trubisky . Read More »

What Kendrick Lamar Did to Make Fans Go Crazy


Kendrick said he has unreleased records that cover politics more specifically ("based on the "Wow" factor...on "what's going on"?) than DAMN ". Kendrick Lamar has no plans to diss President Donald Trump. The song's center revolves around a luscious sample of Hiatus Kaiyote's (who everyone should give a listen to) "Atari". The last song on the album is " DUCKWORTH ", which ended on a lyric was from "BLOOD", which is a great ending to the album. Read More »

GoPro Fusion 360-Degree Camera Launched, Expected to Release 2017-End


GoPro has launched a new 360-degree camera, called GoPro Fusion , that promises to shoot 360-degree videos at 5.2K and 30 frames per second. This lets you record in all directions and then choose the composition and angle you want for your shot during post-production, thus granting you more creative freedom when creating fixed-perspective video and high-quality still images. Read More »

Skrillex Handcuffed by LAPD for Playing His Music "Too Loud"


Once the officers realized who he was, they took off the handcuffs, issuing the DJ tickets for a noise violation and driving without proper ID. That prompted the cops to order him out of the auto and then slap on the cuffs. Cops somehow figured out he was Skrillex and the vehicle was his. they uncuffed him, cited him for a noise violation and driving without proper ID, and let him go on his merry way. Read More »

NASA New Discoveries: Saturn, Jupiter Moons May Be Able To Support Life


The ingredients scientists look for when it comes to the possibility of life as we know it are liquid water, a source of energy for metabolism and the chemicals carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, phosphorus and sulfur. In 2015, researchers said that there was evidence of a warm ocean under the moon's surface, as NPR's Geoff Brumfiel reported . Meanwhile, Cassini's longstanding mission is soon coming to an end. Read More »

Goldman Sachs Maintains Sell on Tesla Inc (TSLA)


Tesla Inc . has two passenger cars in the auto market and at least three near production or under development. The fund owned 12,192 shares of the electric vehicle producer's stock after buying an additional 532 shares during the period. (TSLA ) is now showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of -4.8%. (NASDAQ: TSLA ) was down -0.99% during the last trading session, with a day high of 309.15. Read More »

LEADING OFF: Familia returns, Valdez back in majors


NY manager Terry Collins said before the game that he originally planned to ease Familia back into action but, with a worn-down bullpen, "that may not be the case tonight" against Philadelphia. "I'm very happy to be back with this team", he said. The bullpen's five losses overall were tied for most. Collins said he would like to get Familia into a game right away, but the right-hander might be eased back in with a setup role at first. Read More »