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Anthony Scaramucci has been banned from the White House

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Scaramucci said he thinks Kelly is the one keeping him from visiting Trump, and considering Scaramucci has lobbied to get Kelly fired, that makes a bit of sense. Seeking to confirm Scaramucci's claims, Bloomberg reached out to the White House. Scaramucci, a Wall Street financier, was sacked by Kelly just 10 days into his stint as communications director last July. Read More »

China hints at taking retaliatory measures against U.S. tariffs

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One of the main topics on the agenda is removing presidential term limits. China's defense input rate is lower than other major countries, a spokesperson for the annual session of the country's national legislature said Sunday, stressing China's development will pose no threat to any other country. Read More »

Devon Energy (NYSE:DVN) Receives Daily News Impact Rating of 0.16

Closing price generally refers to the last price at which a stock trades during a regular trading session. The company had a trading volume of 9,107,619 shares, compared to its average volume of 8,140,000. Guggenheim upgraded Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN) on Thursday, November 12 to "Buy" rating. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, October 18 with "Overweight". Read More »

Lady Vols fall 73-62 to SC in SEC tournament quarterfinals

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Next up for Auburn is the SEC Tournament in St. Louis. Maten is one of the best players in the SEC, averaging 19.4 points per game and 8.8 rebounds per game, but he cannot often win games on his own. They limited Florida to two points and SC to nine. "That was the emphasis: Try to put Tennessee back on their heels and pound the ball in the paint", SC coach Dawn Staley said. Read More »

INX media PMLA case: Karti Chidambaram taken to Mumbai for questioning

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On Thursday evening at the courtroom, Karti had a friendly banter with some CBI officers, asking them whether the investigating officers had mobile apps like Swiggy or Zomato, used for ordering food. Karti is accused of using his clout as the son of then finance minister P Chidambaram to get Foreign Investment Promotional Board (FIPB) clearance for INX Media, headed by murder accused Peter and Indrani Mukerjea, which was earlier accused of serious violations in receiving overseas funds. Read More »

South Korea names envoys in bid to arrange US-North Korea talks

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South Korea has been pushing for dialogue between Washington and Pyongyang to broker peace on the Korean peninsula as well as talks on dismantling the North's nuclear program. The allies agreed to suspend the joint military exercises to ensure calm and safety during the Olympics. The move to send special envoys to the North comes after North Korea sent its senior officials to the South during the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in a rare diplomatic breakthrough after a year of tensions ... Read More »

Armed Parkland Officer Believed Shots Came from Outside School, Attorney Says

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Peterson wishes that he could have prevented the untimely passing of the seventeen victims on that day", DiRuzzo said, "and his heart goes out to the families of the victims in their time of need", he said. In the statement , Peterson claimed he took up a position outside Building 12 after rushing over to respond to a report of firecrackers. In response, Peterson and Kelvin Greenleaf, a school security guard, exited the school's 100 building and ran to the 1200 building. Read More »

Trump Praises Chinese Initiative to Lift Limit for Presidential Terms

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Representative Ro Khanna, a Democrat, said on Twitter that "whether this was a joke or not, talking about being President for life like Xi Jinping is the most unAmerican sentiment expressed by an American President". On Saturday, among donors gathered in the grand ballroom named for himself at Mar-a-Lago, Trump pondered the happiness of his former rival, wondering aloud whether she was enjoying life after the campaign. Read More »

Israeli police grill Netanyahu in new cases

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Netanyahu is expected to receive a warm welcome at the White House on Monday, where he will meet with the president and senior staff, including Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, a point man for mediation between Israel and the Palestinians. Read More »

Kuwait- Iraqi parliament OKs USD-87-bln '18 budget

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Lawmaker Ashwaq Jaf told Sputnik that Kurdistan's political blocs made a decision to demand the regional authorities to withdraw from the talks with Baghdad after the parliament adopted the country's budget without the Kurds. A statement by the parliament said 187 lawmakers attended a session chaired by Speaker Salim al-Jubouri, and passed the 58-article budget for 2018. Read More »

Paternity of Vikki Champion's baby a 'grey area': Barnaby Joyce

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He also condemned The Daily Telegraph for its "outrageous" intrusion on Ms Campion's privacy by publishing a photo of her "crossing the road". The heavily-pregnant Ms Campion and Mr Joyce, wearing his trademark Akubra and an open-neck shirt, attracted attention of onlookers as they made their way to the Qantas Chairman's Lounge at Canberra airport. Read More »

BJP continue to spar over Kathua rape

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Eight-year-old nomad girl Asifa Bano of Rasana village of border district of Kathua had gone missing on January 10 and her body with torture and violence marks was recovered on January 17. Hindu Ekta Manch, an organization set up following apprehension of some Hindu boys including a juvenile by state's Crime Branch into the alleged rape and murder of minor Bakerwal girl, is spearheading an agitation seeking CBI probe into the matter. Read More »

Friday's weather; Heavy snowfalls overnight with Status Red warning in place

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Although blizzard conditions have passed, Met Eireann has cautioned that snowfall will continue today across Munster, Leinster and parts of Connacht with strong easterly winds expected. In the afternoon the rain could turn heavy in the east and south, giving a risk of localised flooding due to melting snow. They added; "In relation to Connaught and Ulster decisions on school closures will be made individually depending on the circumstances in their area". Read More »

NRA: Trump Doesn't Want Gun Control

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Trump reiterated later: "We have to do something about the mentally ill not being able to buy a gun". Republicans reacted cautiously Thursday to President Donald Trump's call for quick and substantial changes to the nation's gun laws, while elated Democrats said they will try to hold Trump to his promises. Read More »

Israeli Forces Shoot Dead Palestinian Man Near Gaza Border

He was rushed to hospital where his condition deteriorated and he died due to his wounds late afternoon. Israel has imposed a 300-meter buffer zone inside the Gaza Strip along their common border preventing Palestinians from reaching their lands near the border fence. Read More »

Pinarayi not admitted to Chennai hospital, CMO rejects reports

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The same was confirmed by the Chief Minister's Office in Thiruvananthapuram as well. According to reports, Pinarayi Vijayan was admitted following a dip in his blood count. Meanwhile, popular Tamil film icon-turned politician Kamal Haasan today called on Vijayan at the government guest house here and enquired about his health condition. Read More »

Future at stake! SSC CGL 2017 Tier II exam's paper leak row

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Days after alleged Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Tier 2 Exam paper leak, social activist and frontrunner of anti-corruption protests in 2011, Anna Hazare has announced that he will reportedly join the protest by students against the alleged leak of SSC CGL tier 2 exam. Read More »

China's political advisory body opens annual session

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Wang Guoqing, spokesman of the first session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference ( CPPCC ), attends a press conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The advisory body will continue working domestically to "create a strong sense of community for the Chinese nation", including among religious minorities and the country's poorest citizens, he said. Read More »

Tsurenko beats Gavrilova in Acapulco semi

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The third seed at the tournament, Gavrilova made a number of errors to hand seventh-seed Tsurenko a relatively routine path to the final. Voegele beat Rebecca Peterson of Sweden 6-4, 7-6 (5) to reach her first WTA Tour final. "I just really like it here", Tsurenko said to the WTA's official site. "I think all the conditions for the tournament are just great". Anderson won the New York Open two weeks ago for his fourth career title. Read More »

Sharma soars into the lead in Mexico

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Sharma was outside the world's top 450 when he won the Joburg Open in December, but proved that was no fluke with a second European Tour title in the Maybank Championship in Malaysia last month. He is joined by American countrymen Pat Perez (68), Brian Harman (68) and Xander Schauffele (70) at 10 under. Justin Thomas got it past year when he made an ace in the inaugural Mexico Championship, and Ross Fisher got it on Saturday. Read More »

Frustrated passengers 'risked electrocution' after forcing train doors open

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Process is effectively this; when people stop getting off trains (unless controlled by emerg. services) and we're clear no-one else is on track, the power will go back on. A Network Rail spokesman said: "Owing to the continued extreme weather conditions we are asking people not to travel across the South Western Railway network today unless absolutely essential". Read More »

Goldman Sachs Group Downgrades Santander Consumer USA (SC) to Neutral

About 178,080 shares traded. Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has risen 121.40% since February 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.93% the S&P500. Polar Asset Mngmt Prtn Inc, a Ontario - Canada-based fund reported 127,709 shares. Utah Retirement has 0.01% invested in Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. Read More »

Emergency services evacuating area in Streetsville after massive fire breaks out

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Police note that the fire broke out in a building under construction. There are now no reports of injuries. Residents should avoid the area. Police said Mississauga Transit buses have been called in to assist with the evacuation. "By the time the crews got on scene the fire load was so heavy that we couldn't do much other than protect the exposures and limit the damage to the building involved", he told reporters at the scene on Saturday morning. Read More »

Bomb Cyclone Leaves 7 Dead, 1.2 Million Without Power

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Locally higher amounts are possible in the Catskills. Coastal flood warnings, watches and advisories stretch along the New Jersey coast and as far south as Virginia. Buttrick said residents should heed evacuation notices and no one should go sightseeing. "We expect that to reopen once the waters recede", MacVicar said. Read More »

PTC Therapeutics To Participate At Upcoming Investor Conferences

PTC Inc (PTC) traded up $1.41 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $75.30. 573,229 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 993,032. The firm has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, July 27. Citigroup downgraded the shares of PTCT in report on Wednesday, February 24 to "Neutral" rating. Read More »

Shares in Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) Acquired by ARP Americas LP

We have $11.49 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:OFG worth $24.04M more. GMP Securities reinitiated the shares of SWN in report on Wednesday, September 28 with "Hold" rating. The company was upgraded on Monday, October 30 by Sandler O'Neill. Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE: SWN)'s stock on Wednesday traded at beginning with a price of $ 3.76 and when day-trade ended the stock finally moved down -3.25% to reach at $3.57. Read More »

Heard there are polls in Italy: Amit Shah's jibe at Rahul Gandhi

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As the audience burst into laughter, he said, I got a message on WhatsApp that elections are being held in Italy. Elections in Karnataka are due in May this year. The pan-India footprint of BJP is growing and it will continue to grow under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi . Amit Shah ruled out the possibility of the BJP, whose NDA partner National People's Party has won 19 seats, engaging in horse-trading in Meghalaya. Read More »

Says no missile talks unless West gives up its nuclear weapons

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Iran's Deputy Chief of Staff said on Saturday that Tehran will not discuss its missile program with the West until the USA and others dismantle their nuclear weapons and long-range missiles. "The JCPOA is an global agreement which has been endorsed by Security Council Resolution 2231", Rouhani said. "Iran s defence programme is not the concern of other countries such as France, that they should come and tell us what missiles we can have". Read More »

Woman attacked noisy toddler at movie with popcorn, police say

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A woman is accused of dumping popcorn on a toddler's head at a movie theater because the toddler was talking during the movie. The child's mother in response told Karman to leave the child alone. Nassau County police were alerted of the incident after the two-year-old went to the doctors that same day complaining of head pain. Police used surveillance footage from the theater and credit card receipts to track down the suspects. Read More »

MW solar park ready at Pavagada

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Karnataka had emerged as third largest producer of renewable energy in the country and taking steps being a energy surplus state. The project which is being built under PPP mode was launched by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah in the presence of Mr Rajkumar Singh, Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy and Karnataka Energy minister D.K. Read More »

Gun Control: Doing nothing has never solved anything

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The Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence gives California an "A" - the only one of the 50 states to win the top grade, citing its tough gun laws and low gun-death rate. Now, let's talk about closing loopholes. "But we have to help solve the problem that's in front of us". "As it has for many people, the recent tragedy in Florida has driven home for BlackRock the bad toll from gun violence in America", the corporation said on its website. Read More »