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Reince Priebus Out as White House Chief of Staff

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Trump appointed Kelly, a retired Marine general to secretary of Homeland Security on January 20, the first day of President Donald Trump's administration. But it was the appointment of Anthony Scaramucci to communications director last Friday that set off Priebus' final unraveling. CNN reported that Priebus resigned on Thursday. Read More »

Another Senate failure leaves Obamacare repeal future in grave doubt

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Shelley Moore Capito (W.Va.), Susan Collins (Maine), Dean Heller (Nev.), John McCain (Ariz.), Lisa Murkowski (Alaska), and Rob Portman (Ohio) with a final vote of 55-45, according to CNN . The vote was 49-51 with three Republicans joining all Democrats in voting 'no'. "All we have to do today is to have the courage to begin the debate", he added as protesters yelled in the background: "Kill the bill, don't kill us". Read More »

Protesters march in Amman outside Israeli embassy amid diplomatic crisis

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Violence against Israelis is rare in Jordan, a tightly policed country that is also a staunch regional ally of the United States and signed a peace treaty with Israel, the Arab neighbor with which it shares a long border. Image caption The heavily protected embassy is in the Rabiyeh neighbourhood, an affluent part of Jordan's capital. One of the workers attacked the Israeli security official from the rear and began stabbing him with a screwdriver. Read More »

Me International plc (PHTM) Rating Reiterated by FinnCap

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It has outperformed by 25.40% the S&P500. Among 4 analysts covering Flybe Group ( LON:FLYB ), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. The Company's divisions include Energy Supply & Services-UK & Ireland, Energy Supply & Services-North America, Connected Home, Distributed Energy & Power, Energy Marketing & Trading, Exploration & Production, Central Power Generation and Centrica Storage. Read More »

Iran Successfully Launched into Low Orbit Satellite Carrier Rocket

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Despite the fact it carried a satellite into space, the USA has argued the launch was tantamount to a ballistic missile launch because that type of long-range missile technology is inherently created to be able to carry a nuclear payload. It has recently become known that US President Donald Trump's administration insists on inspecting "suspicious" military facilities in Iran. "Iran is not and will not be developing nuclear weapons; so by definition can not develop anything created to be ... Read More »

Arsonists blamed as blazes on French Riviera force thousands to flee

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The fires have hit areas in southern France, including the Var, Vaucluse, Alpes-Maritimes and Bouches-du-Rhone departments and the town of Carros to the north of Nice. Coldiretti said another 20 percent of the bee population is estimated to have become disoriented from the smoke of the fires and died as a result. A voracious wildfire that has carbonised vast swathes of land in southeast France and forced the evacuation of 12,000 people has been partially brought under control but ... Read More »

Woman In Shocking Road Rage Attack Charged With Malicious Damage

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Another woman, believed to be in the driver seat of the same auto, also took to Facebook to tell her alleged side of the story. The 41-year-old man involved in the same incident was charged yesterday. Dashcam footage posted on Facebook by witness Dwayne Pillidge on Monday made news across Australia and led to the charge of assault occasioning actual bodily harm being laid. Read More »

London's landmark 'Walkie Talkie' building sold for record $1.7 billion

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The deal easily surpasses the previous record price for a single building in the UK. Asian interest in the London office market has been building in recent years but has reached a new high since the... "This is partly due to currency fluctuations but is more indicative of longer-term confidence in London and investment strategies, which are not derailed by short-term political uncertainty". Read More »

Trump not being loyal to Sessions

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Sessions' announcement in March that he would recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation because of his involvement with the Trump campaign helped pave the way for the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller , who himself has been a target of criticism from the president. Read More »

Israel to remove Jerusalem metal detectors — BBCI

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The detectors remained in place on Sunday, though cameras had also been mounted near at least one entrance to the compound in Jerusalem's Old City - a possible indication of an alternative. The site is under Israeli security control but Jordan is the religious custodian under an agreement reached shortly after Israel captured the eastern sector of Jerusalem, where the shrine lies, from Jordan in the 1967 Middle East war. Read More »

Cold Front Moves In Thursday Evening, Scattered Showers And Storms Possible

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The main threat is damaging wind with any storms. Overnight, an isolated shower or storm is possible in the mountains but earlier storms will have weakened in the Upstate. Skies will clear from west to east Saturday afternoon, then cooler, drier air will move in Saturday night . The rain risk will be 40 percent. Winds die down this evening and with comfortable humidity levels, should make for a near flawless night despite the clouds. Read More »

Cone Midstream Partners (NYSE:CNNX) Under Analyst Spotlight

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Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MMP ) has risen 3.55% since July 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 45.75% the S&P500. 5,000 shares were sold by Selvidge Jeff R, worth $400,000 on Monday, February 13. Enable Midstream Partners had 26 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating , six have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. Read More »

US Ship Fires Warning Shots at Iranian Vessel

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In January this year, a USA navy ship fired warning shots at five Iranian ships when the vessel and two other US ships were entering the Strait of Hormuz. The U.S. helicopter automatically fired off flares toward the offending vessel. The force's boats periodically approach United States warships in global waters and the Strait of Hormuz, ignoring U.S. Read More »

North Korea Missiles Strike Fear in United Kingdom and Australia, Two US Allies

However, two USA officials said some other analysts who study North Korea's missile program did not agree with the assessment, although there was no question that Pyongyang had moved further and faster in its efforts. In the Yellow Sea west of the Korean peninsula, China recently held live-fire drills with its only aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, the South China Morning Post reported . Read More »

Inmates film 'Shawshank' escape from maximum-security jail on mobile phone

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Eight days after the jailbreak, they were arrested. "You know, a lot of people credit us with some Houdini escape act all in eight minutes flat. It's an interesting myth", Nayeri says in voiceover to the video. Supervisor Andrew Do cited the litigation as the reason he could not comment. At the end of the jail break, or vacation music video, Nayeri offers an apology. Read More »

Trump's approval rating in MA is second lowest in the US

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In 16 states, his ratings ranged between 40 percent and 49 percent. Just a quarter of the USA population is sure President Donald Trump will manage to stay in the White House by the end of his term, a new poll shows. The data indicates that Trump still enjoys firm support in one third of the country while his approval rating is abysmal in another third, with the remainder mixed on his job performance. Read More »

Modi arrives in Madurai to inaugurate Kalam’s memorial

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So far padma shri awarded Sudarsan has participated in more than fifty worldwide sand art championships and festivals around the world and won many prizes for our country. According to Hindu, senior president of Tamil Nadu Chamber of Commerce and Industries S. Rethnivelu said, "Though it is run as a train to connect pilgrimage centres, it would get better patronage if it is run through Madurai. Read More »

Grace challenges Mugabe to name successor

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His wife has previously said Mugabe could rule even from the grave. "If God decides to take him, then we would rather field him as a corpse " in the 2018 election, she said early this year. "I am asking him right now in your presence. don't be afraid, tell us which candidate we should back", Grace said. "Because we respect him, his word will be final". Read More »

Israel says Jerusalem mosque metal detectors to stay

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UN Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov's warning and the visit by US President Donald Trump's top aide Jason Greenblatt come after more than a week of tensions over the Haram al-Sharif mosque compound, known to Jews as the Temple Mount and central to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict . Read More »

Germany, France, Russia, Ukraine Agree On 'Immediate Measures' To Push Cease-Fire

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Peace in Ukraine's war-torn Donbas regions demanded new strategic dialog with Russia, Volker told the BBC . The US may consider sending arms to support Ukrainian soldiers in their fight against Russian-backed rebels, according to Kurt Volker, who was appointed to the newly created post of special US representative for Ukrainian negotiations earlier this month. Read More »

Scaramucci to Contact the FBI About 'Felony' Financial Disclosure 'Leak'

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He earned $4.9 million from that holding in addition to more than $5 million in salary between 1 January 2016, and the end of June, according to the Politico report . Mr Preibus, who formerly chaired the Republican National Committee, and former White House spokesman Sean Spicer , had reportedly opposed the hiring of Mr Scaramucci. Read More »

Major power outage on Outer Banks; 9000 homes impacted

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Officials attributed the cause of the outage to contractors with PCL Construction, the company building the new Bonner Bridge, who reportedly drove a piling though an underground cable. They hope to bring diesel generators online, but they'll likely only be able to supply Buxton with power and only if people turn off air conditioning and reduce other electrical use. Read More »

Firm behind anti-Trump dossier also worked for Russia, Senate witness says

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Browder got kicked out of Russian Federation after helping to expose an alleged $230 million fraud, where he claims companies his shareholders owned were essentially stolen and tax revenue taken. "You basically become a financial pariah". Since Russia was in no geo-political position to retaliate in kind to the United States, Putin took his familiar low road and had the Russian government pass a bill preventing Americans from adopting Russian children. Read More »

Austin National Night Out set for August 1

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Austin residents will have the opportunity to spend a night out with local law enforcement at an upcoming event. Activities will take place in the Town Hall and Pilot Mountain Police Department parking lot, off Main Street. "We'll also have pastry for desserts as well as the traditional cake", said Chuck Psilopoulos, and officer with the Commercial Enforcement Division who has been a mainstay during many National Night Out celebrations. Read More »

European Union freedom of movement to end by March 2019, minister says

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The Government is also expected to bring forward a white paper setting out plans for post-Brexit immigration later this year. "This is the clearest indication yet that the message is getting through to policy-makers and we welcome the announcement that the MAC will inform options for the future immigration system". Read More »

Nature at the Confluence Gears Up for Solar Eclipse

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Using a sun filter on a telescope. To put them on you will want to turn away from the sun , stand still, and cover your eyes with your eclipse glasses or solar viewer. Fienberg recommends shoppers bypass Amazon entirely: "Amazon is not an expert in astronomy or solar eclipses ". Defects in the lens may permit unfiltered light into your eye and cause permanent damage. Read More »

Trump donating first-quarter salary to education

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The president donated his first quarter salary to a restoration project at the Antietam National Battlefield. His first-quarter salary of $78,333 was matched by an anonymous donor who gave another $22,000, bringing the gift to $100,000, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said. Read More »

Top EU Court's Adviser Urges Dismissal Of Case Against Refugee Quotas

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In his conclusions today, which are not binding, attorney general Bot suggested to the court to reject the cases presented by Slovakia and Hungary. The migrant crisis has fuelled a split in the EU between frontline states like Italy and Greece and mostly eastern European countries that are opposed to migration and rejected mandatory quotas. Read More »