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The company's founder and CEO Mark ZuckerbergMark Elliot ZuckerbergTech investor says Rebekah Mercer asked Facebook for probe into Cambridge Analytica Zuckerberg holds his own in round one of testimony Trump at crisis point on Mueller MORE held his own during lengthy testimony before a Senate panel on Tuesday . Read More »

US House Speaker Steve Scalise? Here's what others are saying

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Ultimately, Ryan stepped in to take the speaker's gavel at the urging of his House GOP colleagues. There is also an appetite within the Republican caucus to get new leadership in right away, with the front runners being Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA). Read More »

Enel (ENEL) Given a €6.20 Price Target at Goldman Sachs

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The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink . Permit Lc has 2.88% invested in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Based on the latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC, Vanguard Group Inc decreased its stake in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS) by 1.19%. (The) by 0.4% in the third quarter. Read More »

What You Need To Know About The Suspected Syrian Chemical Attack

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Regarding US claims on Russian Federation and Iran's support for Syria in this case he said "we have already warned that the United States intends to make such allegations, exactly like what happened in eastern Ghouta". "A military intervention under far-fetched and fabricated pretexts in Syria, where there are Russian soldiers at the request of the legitimate Syrian government, is absolutely unacceptable and could have the most dire consequences", the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a ... Read More »

Florida congressman adds name to list of GOP retirements

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Rep. Ross is now serving his fourth term in Congress , representing the 15th District of Florida. "I never viewed this unbelievable opportunity as a job or a career", said Ross, a senior deputy majority whip in the House. Ron DeSanits who is running for governor , Tom Rooney and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen in not running again next year. Ross and Ryan added to a growing list of GOP lawmakers deciding against seeking re-election in what could be a tough mid-year election for the party. Read More »

'Obvious' that Syria didn't eradicate chemical arsenal: Merkel

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel has responded unenthusiastically to a Russian proposal that experts from the worldwide chemical weapons watchdog visit the site of a suspected poison gas attack in Syria, APA reports citing ABC News. Germany has deployed reconnaissance and refueling flights as part of the global anti-jihadist operation in Syria. "If the permanent representatives in the (U.N.) Security Council were to initiate steps. Read More »

Watch Trump Judicial Nominee Squirm When Asked Whether She Opposes Racial Segregation

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Senator Richard Blumenthal , D-Connecticut, who pressed Vitter about Brown , repeatedly asked Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch about Brown during his confirmation hearing a year ago. Again, I would respectfully not comment on what could be my boss' ruling. The 56-year-old nominee once accused Planned Parenthood of "killing over 150,000 females a year", seemingly without any proof to back it up. Read More »

France's Macron to push ahead with labor reforms

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British Prime Minister Theresa May has summoned her Cabinet back from vacation to discuss military action against Syria over an alleged chemical weapons attack. There was also no indication that Syrian government forces had entered Douma on Thursday, the Associated Press reported. "The raised state flag over a building in the town of Douma has heralded the control over this location and therefore over the whole of eastern Ghouta", Major-General Yuri Yevtushenko, head of the Russian Peace ... Read More »

Trump Deputizes Kudlow, Lighthizer to Review TPP, Sasse Says

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Trade advisers say the department could use a program known as the Commodity Credit Corporation to purchase potentially billions of dollars of crops from American farmers harmed by tariffs. "He's going to get rid of a lot of taxes and tariffs", Trump said of Xi. Trump clearly regarded the remarks as conciliatory, and said again Thursday that it was a "good speech". Read More »

Watch the New Trailer for "Ocean's 8"

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Warner Bros. might need to offer up more to get moviegoers to fork over their money when " Ocean's 8 " lands in theaters on June 8. To wit, Sandra Bullock's Debbie Ocean has just gotten out of jail herself, after being locked up for almost six years, and decides to get back in the crime game by robbing the annual Met Gala ball. Read More »

Senate Suspends Delta APC Senator Ovie Omo-Agege For 90 Days

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The committee today submitted its report to the red chamber with the recommendation that that the Senator Omo-Agege be suspended for 180 days. While debating on the report that led to the suspension of Mr Omo-Agege on Thursday, the existence of the group was once again mentioned by Kabir Marafa (Zamfara-APC). Read More »

Emmanuel Macron says has 'proof' of Syrian chemical attack, vows response

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French officials said they have seen proof that the Syrian government carried out a chemical weapons attack last week, French president Emmanuel Macron said in an interview given to French TV TF1 today. The West has accused Syria of attacking the town but Russian Federation insists the government of Bashar al-Assad did not do it. With increasing concerns about a US-Russia proxy war in Syria , Mr Macron insisted that "France will not allow an escalation or something that could damage ... Read More »

School District Hands out Baseball Bats for Classroom Defense

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The form includes the option to make comments in a box at the bottom. "I think that when people reach out for something like going to the garden, it means that they need it for some reason", she says. "And look at bus routes and those are the type of things we will be doing here shortly", said Dr. Yarbrough. What started as a medium-sized plot where students were tending to everything from kale to tulips to sweet grass, has now revealed itself as the impetus for Victoria's first learning ... Read More »

SEC extends panchayat poll nomination filing by a day

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Singh, however, revoked his order on Tuesday morning and stated Monday was the last date for filing nominations.The three-phase panchayat polls in West Bengal will take place on May 1, 3 and 5. The heated political climate can be expected to add to tensions and possible violence in some parts of the state, which have for always been prone to violence clashes between the cadre of the main parties. Read More »

One Palestinian killed, two injured in overnight air strikes in Gaza

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After a bomb was set off as a military vehicle was passing along the defensive separation barrier with Gaza on Wednesday night, Israeli aircraft targeted "military objectives" in the Gaza Strip. Israel has said that Hamas is attempting to use the cloak of peaceful protests to launch terrorist attacks, pointing to incidents of violence along the border, including what it describes as attempts to plant explosives and one shooting incident. Read More »

Initial US Assessment Suggests Nerve Agent Used in Syria Attack

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The White Helmets, who act as first responders in rebel-held areas of Syria, alleged that regime forces had used "poisonous chlorine gas" in the attacks. Back then, the White Helmets and other activist groups claimed that up to 100 civilians in the town of Khan Shaykhun in the Idlib Governorate were killed by sarin gas, released in an airstrike by Syrian government forces. Read More »

Erdogan, Trump discuss Syria in phone call

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When asked if Turkey will support possible military action by the US against the Assad regime in response to the Douma attack, Aksoy said Turkey "continues to monitor the process closely". Trump also blamed Russian Federation for being partners with "a gas killing animal", referring to Syria's Bashar al-Assad. "Today, I will talk to [Russian President Vladimir] Putin". Read More »

Harvey out, Harold in as deadly hurricane names retired

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The names of four deadly hurricanes that caused significant amounts of damage to the United States and Caribbean a year ago are being retired, officials announced Thursday. It caused 45 direct deaths, per the release. Hundreds more were injured preparing for the storm, during it or in its aftermath. Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico as a high-end category 4 hurricane on September 19, causing 31 deaths in Dominica and 65 in Puerto Rico, according to the NOAA. Read More »

Winter storm to bring snow, blizzard conditions to Midwest

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Roads may become snow-covered and slippery. That could create a layer of ice on surfaces, including roads, and cause some hard travel conditions. A big, spring storm will spread snow across much of the state on Thursday. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 15 inches are possible across central and west central Minnesota, with totals tapering off to 3 or 6 inches across south central Minnesota and west central Wisconsin. Read More »

Publisher Paid Former Doorman In 2015 For Rumor Of Trump Affair

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Late in 2015, a former Trump Tower doorman named Dino Sajudin met with a reporter from American Media, Inc ., the publisher of the National Enquirer , at a McDonald's in Pennsylvania. Maxine Page, who worked at A.M.I. on and off from 2002 to 2012, including as an executive editor at one of the company's Web sites, said that Pecker also used the unpublished stories as "leverage" over some celebrities to pressure them to pose for his magazines or feed him stories. Read More »

Hart family mystery deepens as friends remember previous foster child in Minnesota

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Would request your good office to take up... this matter with concerned authorities in U.S. and help find my son and his family as soon as possible. requesting your kind cooperation. He relayed a story about one of the children running into his daughter's home in August 2017 claiming she was being abused. 'We were going away on holiday next week but now it's all off. Read More »

Holocaust survivors honored at Upper East Side synagogue

He said the rise of the American far-right under Trump "feels like 1929 or 1930 Berlin " as Nazis thrived, and "things just go from bad to worse every day". "When we arrive, most of these cemeteries are in extremely poor condition and when we leave we try to leave them as a showpiece cemetery". In a sharp criticism of the landmark nuclear accord reached between Tehran and world powers, Netanyahu said, "I have a message for the leaders of Iran: Dont test Israels resolve". Read More »

Parkland teacher left loaded gun in public restroom

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Judge Scherer said she would decide on the matter of Cruz's indigence before April 27, when a hearing is scheduled to set the trial's schedule. The teenager is now being held without bail in Broward County jail. State Attorney Michael J. Satz has said in the past that this "certainly is the type of case the death penalty was designed for" and have not said if prosecutors are considering such a deal. Read More »

Kathua rape-murder: Jammu lawyers reiterate demand for CBI probe

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Sanji Ram, 60: He is the prime accused in the case. The victim belonged to a nomadic Muslim tribe in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. Ram and his nephew performed the usual rituals to avoid suspicion. According to the chargesheet, Sanji Ram gave the girl sedatives while holding her at the Devisthan. The charge-sheet filed by J&K police clearly has detailed the gruesome violence that Asifa was made to go through before she was killed violently, " they said. Read More »

GOP slams 'Lyin' Comey' ahead of anti-Trump book tour

A teaser of the exchange with ABC News suggests he referred to Trump as a "mob boss ". The Republican National Committee plans an aggressive response to an upcoming memoir by fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey. With the Mueller probe escalating - including the Federal Bureau of Investigation raid this week of Trump's personal lawyer's home and office - Comey's media appearances could pose a major public relations challenge for the White House. Read More »

Thursday Morning: Enjoy today, changes are ahead

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Expect cloudy skies with lows in the 60s and highs in the 70s. Overnight temperatures will be around freezing. Outside of the warmer weather, we could see a few rain showers in the morning. There's showers, perhaps some thunderstorms, later during the day. Storms will eventually become more linear in nature Friday night late well east of our areas of concern. Read More »