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Mulvaney backtracks comment on Trump budget

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President Donald Trump is unveiling his long-awaited infrastructure plan , a $1.5 trillion proposal that fulfills a number of his campaign goals. The rollouts of the infrastructure and budget plans on the same day quickly sparked a dispute between leading Democrats and the administration. Read More »

Eddie Jones Responds To World Rugby Admitting TMO Mistake

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It was a close call but many observers felt Anscombe had been first to the ball although, even after numerous replay viewings, there appeared to be some doubt as to whether he had grounded the ball correctly. England coach Eddie Jones has named the son of former Wales lock Steve Moore as an apprentice in their latest Six Nations squad. "Georgia were just the sort of scrum we needed to scrum against - strong, scrummaged in a different way and the boys learnt a number of different ... Read More »

Tillerson meets Lebanese PM, offers United States support

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The dispute between the parties exists over of the fact that gas reservoirs with significant production potential exist in the maritime area between the two countries. The long-standing maritime dispute resurfaced recently as Lebanon invited companies to sign exploration deals. "Their presence in Syria has perpetuated the bloodshed, increased the displacement of innocent people and propped up the barbaric Assad regime", Tillerson said at a news conference with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad ... Read More »

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigns amid political crisis

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Hailemariam added that he will stay on as caretaker prime minister until the ruling Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) and the parliament name his replacement. He asked not to be named in order not to jeopardise his relationship with the government. In a bid to ease tensions, the government last month began issuing a string of pardons and prisoner releases, after Hailemariam said jailed "politicians" would be released "to improve the national consensus and widen the ... Read More »

EPA head Scott Pruitt's first-class travel is costing a fortune

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This isn't the first time Pruitt's spending at the EPA has been the subject of scrutiny. Federal regulations state that government employees "should consider the least expensive class of travel that meets their needs", except in cases of medical or physical necessity, and other select reasons. Read More »

'Oxfam's reaction to the abuse scandal shows we can't trust them'

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The charity called this decision "a serious error and should never have happened". "Everything I see everywhere is hard to bear and pains me". Parties every week? Chic villas? Roland van Hauwermeiren, the former CEO of Oxfam's operations in Haiti who is at the center of a sex scandal involving the charity's employees, said on Thursday that the media coverage of the situation was in many ways deceitful and pledged to give his version of facts. Read More »

Key Market Mover: Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment (PEI)

It has outperformed by 28.38% the S&P500. National Bank Financial also issued estimates for Interrent Real Estate Investment Trust's FY2019 earnings at $0.49 EPS. CapitalOne upgraded Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:WRE) on Thursday, December 3 to "Overweight" rating. RELX PLC (NYSE:RELX)'s earnings per share has been growing at a 11.5 percent rate over the past 5 year when average revenue increase was noted as 2.8 percent. Read More »

Sinn Fein to set out 'fulsome' response to powersharing talks collapse

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Failure to reach agreement means the imposition of direct rule from London appears inevitable, with the DUP calling on the UK Government to pass a budget for Northern Ireland. But the DUP will only consider legislation that also incorporates other cultures, such as Ulster Scots. Ms Villiers claimed there is a way to deliver a solution that suits both sides, adding: I don't think the parties are a million miles away from delivering that legislation that Sinn Fein really wants. Read More »

Palestinian terrorist gets 4 life sentences for Salomon family murders

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After the conviction, Galatz reported that the State objects to demolishing the terrorist's house.According to the report, the State supports only destruction of the lower floor inhabited by the terrorist and not the entire house. He and his father secured the house and waited for security forces to arrive. "We need the death penalty so that these terrorists will not be able to build a new home, and if not the death penalty, then we need to seriously toughen their imprisonment conditions ... Read More »

Out of millions of possibilities, GOP draws maps in their favor

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Professor Moon Duchin said the GOP map still tilted toward Republicans. In order to accommodate the ongoing issue, the Pennsylvania Department of State has pushed back the start of nominating petitions two weeks from its original date, now scheduled to begin for congressional candidates on February 27. Read More »

Terrorists In Pak Ready To Infiltrate Into India, Says Army

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Pakistan is accused of training and arming terrorists and helping them infiltrate across the heavily militarised LoC into Jammu and Kashmir. Mufti and her party came under severe criticism and lost the majority of their supporters in the region after the coalition since one of their primary planks for the 2014 elections was to stop the march of rightwing BJP to the Muslim majority, Jammu and Kashmir, region. Read More »

Svindal wins Olympic downhill to become oldest Alpine champ

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Svindal's Downhill success is the first time Norway have won gold in the event since 1948. The Norwegian edged out countryman Kjetil Jansrud by 0.12 seconds, while Switzerland's Beat Feuz (+0.18secs) was third. Competing at his fourth Games, Svindal was a silver medallist in the downhill in 2010 and finished fourth in Sochi. Since then has endured a string of serious injuries which have forced him to miss large chunks of the World Cup circuit. Read More »

Almost 70 degrees Thursday, snowing by Saturday

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Temperatures through the end of the work week look warm. Low pressure is forecast to form along the front, bringing up moisture from the south while very cold air pushes in from the north. Models were "converging on a decent-sized" storm from the southwest "running right into a pocket of cold February air" in the Northeast, he said. Northern Virginia will find temperatures near 70 degrees Thursday, and still above average Friday , but it will cool fast and we should be back to snow and ... Read More »

Sealed Air (SEE) Raised to "Buy" at Vertical Research

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The industrial products company reported $0.58 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.57 by $0.01. Landscape Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Sealed Air Corp New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $7.62 billion market cap company. Read More »

Man dies following shooting in west Belfast

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The PSNI also issued an appeal for witnesses who saw a male wearing a blue coat with fur around the hood making off from the scene in a black auto with tinted windows. A police spokesperson said: "Police and other emergency services are now at the scene of a shooting at a house in the Glenbawn Avenue area of west Belfast this evening". Read More »

Analyst's Predictions on Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (HMNY), WMIH Corp. (WMIH)

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The company has market cap of $134.42 million. Shifts in trade volume can make observed price movements more significant. The company's outstanding shares are 4.69 Billion. The stock price volatility remained at 11.03% in recent month and reaches at 12.68% for the week. The volatility evaluation is a statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given security or market index. Read More »

Times tables tests return for pupils, 8

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Mike Ellicock, chief executive of National Numeracy, said: "While the introduction of this test is underpinned by good intentions, we need to be careful not to knock the joy out of children's early mathematical experiences or distract schools from building children's real understanding of numbers". Read More »

Watch 13-Year-Old Adam Rippon: 'Still So Far Away' From Olympics

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Clarks Summit native Adam Rippon and his mother Kelly posed for a photo with Adam's bronze medal following his Today Show interview . He added on Instagram: "I feel incredibly honored to be here in Korea competing for the USA and I'm so proud to be representing the LGBTQ community alongside this incredible guy!" The reason Twitter accounts such as Grumpygrampa22 are sending nasty messages Rippon's way is because Olympian Adam Rippon has criticised the White House, particularly ... Read More »

Bill Kelly: Who can we believe in the Patrick Brown scandal?

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Brown surfaced against a few days ago, with a rebuttal to the CTV accusations against him. "[Brown's accuser] now says that she was of legal drinking age and out of high school". My privacy was invaded, my character was assassinated, and I was subjected to gratuitous slurs about my private life and relationships. "She did not intimate to me that it was inappropriate or unwanted in nature at all and she also expressed regrets that she had been unfaithful to her boyfriend at that time". Read More »

Tenet Healthcare Corporation (THC) sticks nearly 6.47% in last 5 trades

Jefferies maintained the shares of FB in report on Monday, June 5 with "Buy" rating. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. It has outperformed by 27.93% the S&P500. As per Thursday, September 10, the company rating was initiated by Barclays Capital. The stock of Oclaro, Inc. The rating was maintained by Mizuho on Tuesday, December 19 with "Neutral". Read More »

IAF Pilots Killed In Microlight Aircraft Crash In Assam

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The two pilots on board who lost their lives were identified as Wing Commanders Jai Paul James and D Vats, News 18 quoted Defence Public Relations Officer Harsh Wardhan Pande as saying. People from other villages of the district spotted the aircraft going up in flames and informed the district authorities. A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to investigate the cause of the accident. Read More »

Haryana: Woman dies after hair gets entangled in go-kart

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Though the victim was immediately taken to a private hospital, she was referred to General Hospital in Panchkula Sector 6. Puneet Kaur , 28, had gone to the park in Pinjore with her husband Amardeep Singh , two-year-old son and a few other relatives. Read More »

Congress tackles immigration debate

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U.S. Senate Republicans on Tuesday turned up the heat on Democrats to accept demands from President Donald Trump for tougher immigration laws and a wall on the U.S. "I don't think either of them will get large bipartisan support, but it will give us an idea of the parameters and can set us moving". Democrats are against Grassley's bill and have spoken favorably of a proposal introduced by last week by Sens. Read More »

EPA Chief on Hit List for Huge Travel Bill

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Neither Wilcox nor Pruitt got into the specifics of why flying coach is a security risk, but first class or business, on the same aircraft, is acceptable-though presumably lie-flat beds provide an extra layer of protection. Government workers are allowed to fly business or first class when there are no cheaper options "reasonably available" or if under exceptional security circumstances, according to federal regulations . Read More »

Ensco Plc (ESV) Shares Bought by Louisiana State Employees Retirement System

Ensco plc has a consensus hold rating from 30 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares now sold short amount to at least 17.84% of shares outstanding. Therefore 58% are positive. The company is expected to report earnings of $-0.28 a share for the next quarter. BMO Capital Markets set a $5.00 price target on Ensco and gave the company a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th. Read More »

Kim Jong-un thanks South Korea for 'impressive' effort

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The North Korean defector singled out by Donald Trump as a living example of Pyongyang's atrocities says the U.S. president has set a milestone in global efforts to improve North Korea's human rights record. I thought it was going to be really hard to get the two teams to mesh well. "That's why you have to have talks". Upon his arrival back to D.C., Pence tweeted that the US policy on North Korea is "unchanged". Read More »

High Court Revokes Miguna Miguna's Deportation to Canada

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The lawyer said from Canada that he would be back and noted that his Kenyan citizenship can not be revoked as he was born in the country. The government said the ruling was "not in the best interest of the country", adding it would appeal shortly. Read More »

Donald Trump Jr. slams Adam Rippon over feud with Pence

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Despite the VP's conciliatory replies to Rippon and his assurances that he supports all U.S. Olympians equally, Rippon continued attacking Pence throughout his time in South Korea. "And you know what, I think America's just catching on", he said. "Food is one of the things they can actually control when they can't control other parts of their lives". Read More »

Who is Florida school mass shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz?

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VIDEO: Student at school where shooting happened: "Everyone predicted this " Unhappy there, Nikolas Cruz asked to move in with a friend's family in northwest Broward. that said, "We're on code red". "That it was real and that she was scared". "He's been with us in fire drills, he's prepared for this stuff". Bill Nelson said in an interview on CNN. Read More »

Police confirms 17 killed in high school shooting in Florida

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The suspected gunman was later taken into custody in a neighbouring town. It is about an hours drive from Miami in southeast Florida . But Amanda Samaroo, whose daughter, Elizabeth, attended the school while he was a student there, said he had been expelled for bringing knives on campus. Read More »