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Why did Hope Hicks resign? Even the good option looks bad

The White House has not provided any details for why Hicks resigned , but multiple press reports claim she and other communications staffers were spotted crying as news of her resignation broke. Republicans argued that Hicks was different than former White House chief strategist Steven Bannon, who was hit with a subpoena in the middle of his interview, because she did answer questions on some topics involving the transition - after the House lawmakers pointed out she had answered ... Read More »

The CMC Markets' (CMCX) Buy Rating Reiterated at Peel Hunt

It now has negative earnings. The firm had revenue of GBX 759.90 billion for the quarter. The price target gives a potential upside of 47.01% from company's previous stock close. Fpr Partners Llc, a California-based fund reported 4.08 million shares. Analysts await Altria Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) to report earnings on May, 22. Read More »

61% of Americans take Russian meddling seriously

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Rogers, who is retiring this spring, demurred. President Vladimir "Putin has clearly come to the conclusion there's little price to pay here", and the Russian leader thinks, "I can continue this activity", Rogers said . "We're watching them intrude in our elections, spread misinformation, become more sophisticated.and we're just, essentially, just sitting back and waiting", said Senator Jack Reed , the ranking Democrat on the committee. Read More »

Worshippers clutching AR-15 rifles hold commitment ceremony

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Participants said the rifles symbolize the " rod of iron " in the Bible's Book of Revelation. Moon is the son of Rev. Sun Myung Moon, who founded the Unification Church in the 1950s. The members of Sanctuary Church in Wayne County entered wearing crowns and carrying their rifles. "It is not a blessing of inanimate firearms". The Sanctuary Church considers that having an assault rifle reflects an "intent and ability to defend one's family and community". Read More »

Woman running from murder charge 'poisoned lookalike with cheesecake, stole ID'

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Both women speak Russian and have dark hair and brown eyes. Queens District Attorney Richard Brown released a statement this week regarding what he called a "bizarre and twisted crime" plotted by the defendant, as WCBS reported . Nasyrova moved to New York City in 2014 from Russian Federation to avoid authorities after allegedly killing 54-year-old Alla Aleksenko , according to the New York Daily News . Read More »

History Suggests Trump Tariffs Will Not Spark a Trade War

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The Dow Jones ended up losing 420 points to close the day at 24,608. "We want a level playing field", said Dave Burritt, president and chief executive officer at U.S. That drove shares in USA steel producers as much as 12percent higher but knocked 2 percent or more off heavyweightslike Boeing and Caterpillar, who investors anxious would facehigher raw material costs and trade barriers elsewhere. Read More »

Prince William to visit Israel, Palestinian territories

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The British government requested the 35-year-old prince conduct the visit, which will also include a trip to Jordan. Israeli President Reuven Rivlin posted tweeted in response to the news of Prince William's impending visit. He will also be the most high profile British royal to make an official tour to Israel. There have been numerous official royal visits to Jordan before, from Queen and Prince Philip's State Visit in 1984 to Prince of Wales in 2015 and numerous in between. Read More »

Treasury calculator verifies taxes withheld

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People with more complicated financial situations might need to revise their W-4. You don't have to wait until the new W-4 is available to update your withholding: "You can go into your old, existing form and have your HR department update it even before the new form is ready". Read More »

Man sent white powder letters to Trump Jr., Stabenow and others

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Attorney for Massachusetts Andrew Lelling, during a press conference announcing Frisiello's arrest. Federal Bureau of Investigation officials announced they arrested Daniel Frisiello of Beverly, Mass. She called 911 and reported she was coughing and felt nauseous. She was briefly hospitalized as a precaution, and the powder turned out to likely be cornstarch. Read More »

Manchin: Trump Presents 'Unique' Opportunity for New Gun Legislation

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They have less power over me", Trump said, adding, "Some of you people are petrified of the NRA . " Many ideas, some good & some not so good", Trump tweeted Thursday, singling out background checks . Gun legislation has lost momentum in Congress as Republican leaders showed little interest in pursuing stricter gun control laws. We're meeting with the White House staff. Read More »

Hurricanes pass Tar Heels on buzzer beater

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Instead, a Hurricanes senior silenced the crowd and helped Miami avoid overtime as Ja'Quan Newton hit a 30-foot runner as time expired. North Carolina scored 29 consecutive points with:09 left in the 2nd Half, making the game 86-85 in favor of Miami (FL ). Read More »

Bangladesh orders Myanmar to pull back soldiers on border

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Ms Karman said: "There is no other definition, it is genocide, genocide against innocent people". BGB high-ups in Dhaka also said they were strengthening their positions along the border at Konarpara, under Naikhongchhari's Ghumdum union in Bandarban. Read More »

Trump warns of 'very rough' sanctions on NKorea

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Jonathan Schanzer, a former Treasury Department official, praised the new sanctions for addressing North Korean shipping, which he said "has always been a gaping hole in the USA sanctions regime". North Korea athletes joined with those from the South during the games in a sign of easing tensions. Sanders and Risch accompanied Ivanka Trump as a part of the US delegation to cheer on American Olympic athletes and attend the closing ceremony on Sunday. Read More »

Fashion and festivity rule Meghalaya polling

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A total of 18,09,918 electors, including 9,13,701 females, will be eligible to exercise their franchise to decide the fate of 361 candidates - including 32 women - across 3,025 polling stations. The BJP , fighting the polls alone by fielding 47 candidates, is equally confident of winning a good number of seats and forming a non-Congress government. Read More »

Nintendo More Interested in Peripherals Than Switch 2.0

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This information comes from a report in the Wall Street Journal , which states that sources have said Nintendo's main focus is on better manufacturing and continuing to ship to meet the demand of the current Switch console. So what are Nintendo's hardware plans for 2018? Although it's unclear what these network features may look like, it should be noted that Nintendo is already planning to expand the Switch's online, networking capabilities with the Nintendo Switch Online Service which is ... Read More »

Neymar to undergo surgery in Brazil

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The world's most expensive player, 26, arrived on an Air France flight from Paris and left in a wheelchair, a photo taken by one of his fellow passengers showed. Lasmar's assessment painted a graver picture. Neymar's injury diagnosis has lurched from his Paris Saint-Germain manager Unai Emery saying he had a "small chance" of facing Real Madrid in their Champions League last 16 return leg to his father revealing he faced "at least six weeks out". Read More »

'Rassie' Erasmus to coach South Africa

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Is that the type of arrangement that fits in with Saru's strategic transformation programme? Cape Town - New Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus is confident that his assistant Mzwandile Stick will add a valuable contribution to the team. Both of them performed duties for the Springboks at the 2011 and 2015 Rugby World Cup tournaments, and bring with them a wealth of experience. It will be interesting to see if Rassie will have to make do with the same resources, or if they will bend over ... Read More »

Sheriff Israel Passes the Buck

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He told CNN 16 other "calls for service" his department received about Mr Cruz before the massacre were properly handled, though others disagreed. Two days later he asked Scott to suspend Broward's sheriff . Israel's response to the numerous, catastrophic failures on his watch? NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch told ABC's "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" that critics shouldn't blame her organization, gun owners or semiautomatic weapons for the shooting, but Cruz for his own actions and ... Read More »

Syrian civilians hunker down as humanitarian crisis in Ghouta deepens

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Although the U.N. Security Council voted unanimously February 24 for a 30-day ceasefire in Syria, government forces continued their weeklong offensive against the rebel-held suburb of Ghouta. Over the past week, Syria's army and its allies have subjected eastern Ghouta to one of the heaviest bombardments of the war, killing hundreds. However, Akram had to leave his two sons, three daughters and 12 grandchildren behind, he told AFP in the Eastern Ghouta town of Douma before leaving. Read More »

Over 2 Dozen White House Aides Stripped Of Top-Secret Clearance

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Late Wednesday, just hours after we learned that the New York State Department of Financial Services had requested information from a trio of banks "about their relationship with Kushner", the paper of record revealed that the Kushner family business had received a pair of nine-figure loans shortly after the First Son-in-Law met with the lenders' executives in the White House. Read More »

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen charged over IS photos

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If convicted, she faces a maximum punishment of a €75,000 fine and up to three years in prison. According to AFP one of the pictures tweeted out by Le Pen contained the body of American journalist James Foley who was brutally murdered by the British Islamic radical known as "Jihadi John". Read More »

Holi Special! When Sridevi shows LOVE for Boney

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The body of the Bollywood actress Sridevi has been handed over to her family, and the case of her death has now been closed, prosecution authorities in Dubai said on Tuesday. Hema Malini, an actor and director who is also a member of India's lower Lok Sabha house of parliament, tweeted that "The entire industry was grieving" over the loss of Sridevi, "some on the verge of breakdown". Read More »

Seeded Michigan State Opens Play in the Big Ten Tournament Friday

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With three straight losses, Penn State has backed into the 2018 Big Ten Tournament . Four other teams finished with five losses or less. BC-BKC-B10-Rutgers-Minnesota, 1st Ld-Writethru, 616 Rutgers beats Minnesota 65-54 to advance in Big Ten at MSGAP Photo MSG123, MSG124, MSG122, MSG321, MSG121, MSG122Eds: Rutgers 65, Minnesota 54 . Read More »

Leaders honour Rev. Billy Graham at US Capitol ceremony

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They were ringed by paintings of the nation's founders. As the leaders stood by the casket, Trump reached out to touch it. Ryan, nearby, bowed his head. He told reporters that nearly immediately upon hearing of Graham's death he, Trump, McConnell and Rep. Patrick McHenry, who represents the Graham family's district, agreed it would happen. Read More »

National security adviser HR McMaster to be replaced

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Other names on that short list include John Bolton, previously the United States ambassador to the United Nations, and Stephen Biegun , a VP of worldwide government affairs at Ford and a former senior staff member on the National Security Council under the George W. Read More »

High wind warning issued, with gusts up to 60 miles per hour expected

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A powerful nor'easter off the Atlantic coast will create Northwest winds from 20 to 30 miles per hour with gusts between 45 and 50 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service in Raleigh. Dominion will have a workforce of utility buckets and crews will be in place, ready to address outages as they occur and restore service as quickly as possible. Read More »

Putin: 'No One Has Managed to Restrain Russia'

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The United States remains the world's largest military spender. In his speech, Putin said the West has been "ignoring us." The U.S. intelligence community has assessed that Russian Federation waged a multifaceted campaign to influence the 2016 election, using state-run propaganda, targeted leaks, and other methods. Read More »

White House says Trump to host meeting with lawmakers on gun violence

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CNN's Jim Acosta got into a heated exchange with Sarah Sanders at Monday's press briefing over President Trump's hypothetical behavior during a school shooting . "I think we're going to have a vote, I think it's going to be a very successful vote and I will sign it", Trump said during a meeting with members of Congress at the White House . Read More »

Trump rejects N.Korea talks, envoy quits

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Yun also engaged in frequent shuttle diplomacy on the North Korean issue, making numerous trips to Japan and South Korea to liaise with American allies. "A huge loss for the US government at a critical moment". Though the State Department hushed some critics after filling some of the more glaring vacancies last year, it still faces uncertainty due to its budget for the next fiscal year, which is expected to be cut by billions of dollars. Read More »

Loaded Gun Found At Henry Clay High School

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As school administrators grapple with the boundaries of the right to protest, they are continuing to work with students. As the Parkland students return to school after their awful tragedy, Yeagley believes it's important for them to know "someone in Terre Haute cares about them". Read More »

Google accused of excluding Asians, whites for some positions

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The controversy comes as Silicon Valley companies grapple with how to increase workforce diversity in an industry dominated by white men and permeated with corporate cultures that seem biased against women and female engineers. Her lawsuit bears a disturbing resemblance to what other former employees of the company claimed to have experienced during their time at Google. Shortly before being fired, Lee was in a vehicle accident and requested medical leave - but Google didn't ... Read More »