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Italy's election is the latest rebuke for Europe's flailing center-left

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman Monday wished post-election Italy success in forming a "stable government", adding that he hoped Rome wouldn't take six months as Berlin just did. Both parties have previously called for Italy to abandon the euro currency zone, though the 5-Star Movement dropped that demand in the run-up to the election and the League has predicted that the single European currency will fail on its own. Read More »

Rick Scott remains noncommittal on controversial gun bill

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The bill now goes to Gov. Rick Scott for his signature, just before the legislative session is scheduled to end Friday. Wade also has shared with his 7.8 million followers retweets of messages by Parkland student Emma González , who emerged as a leader of the burgeoning pro-gun control youth movement that erupted after the school rampage. Read More »

Texas Democrats are competing again and that's good for democracy

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In the first US primary of the 2018 midterm election season, Texas Democrats were fielding their largest contingent of congressional and legislative candidates in a primary in several decades, and were encouraged the strong early turnout was a sign of electoral success to come in the most populous Republican-held state. Read More »

Mahatma Gandhi's statue vandalised in Kerala's Kannur

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A photo tweeted by news agency ANI showed broken spectacles hanging from the face of Mahatma Gandhi's statue, located in Thaliparamba area of Kannur . The police have registered a case and the probe is on. A day after, another Lenin statue was vandalised in Tripura amid clashes between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP ) and the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M). Read More »

Another nor'easter threatening communities along East Coast

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Interstate 95 is likely to serve as a key dividing line, with areas to its east mainly getting rain and points west due to get as much as 2 feet of snow, Hennen said. That could cause even more to lose electricity, according to Rob Carolan, a meteorologist with Hometown Forecast Services Inc.in Nashua, New Hampshire. Read More »

Sergio Ramos: 'Real Madrid are back' after Champions League win vs. PSG

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Danilo featured as a substitute in Madrid's 2016 Champions League triumph over Atletico Madrid and was part of Zinedine Zidane's squad as they retained the trophy in Cardiff against Juventus last season. With Ronaldo coming into his best form and players such as Asensio and Vazquez showing the depth of their squad, you would have to be courageous to bet against them. Read More »

The Axa Lowers Holdings in Accenture Plc

The volume of the company in the last trading session was 1.86 Million. Luxoft Holding, Inc. (NYSE:LXFT) has risen 10.58% since March 7, 2017 and is uptrending. Citigroup has "Neutral" rating and $116 target. The stock of Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) earned "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, September 7. Read More »

Ben Carson Nixes 'Inclusive' And 'Discrimination Free' Clause From HUD Statement

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Now, the mission statement reads, " HUD's mission is to ensure Americans have access to fair, affordable housing and opportunities to achieve self-sufficiency, thereby strengthening our communities and nation ". HUD did not respond to HuffPost's request for comment on the updated mission statement. The article also includes a claim by a staff member that says she was demoted for trying to stop Carson's wife, Candy, from circumventing a law that capped the redecorating budget at $5,000. Read More »

Syrian troops hold over half of eastern Ghouta

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Council President and Netherlands Ambassador Karel van Oosterom told reporters that the 15-member council had expressed concerns about the humanitarian situation during a closed meeting. The Syrian government continues to make gains in its military offensive the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta, and is now reported to be in control of more than half of the shrinking rebel enclave . Read More »

CBI arrests Dawood aide Farooq Takla from Delhi

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At India's request, the Interpol had issued a Red Corner Notice against Takla in 1995. AI 996 carrying Takla and CBI officials landed in Mumbai around 5.30 am today. He was involved in 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts the links of which can be traced back to Dubai. Senior advocate Ujjwal Nikam called the development a "big blow" to the don's gang. Read More »

Teachers plan school 'walk-ins' Thursday to protest pension bill

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According to wyohistory.org, Reel came to Wyoming in 1886 to be a teacher in Cheyenne after receiving schooling in Boston, Mass., St. Lewis, Missouri, and Chicago, Illinois. On The Legislature Today, an agreement among House and Senate conferees for a five percent pay raise for all of West Virginia's public employees was announced Tuesday morning. Read More »

City Appoints "Night Mayor" To Handle Nightlife

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Now in charge of a mayoral office with a 12-person advisory board, a $300,000 budget and a salary of $130,000 a year, Ms. Palitz seems to have realized that even a doyenne of NY night life must make a few concessions when joining city government. Read More »

Forecast: Snow possible today, warm up should begin Thursday

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SATURDAY NIGHT: Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday . Winds gusting up to 35 miles per hour. Significant reductions in visibility are possible. Friday night should be mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind 9 to 13 miles per hour. High temp today is 41 with a low tonight of 36. Read More »

Canadá y México quedarán exentos de aranceles

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El ejecutivo comunitario respondió inmediatamente, de boca de su titular, Jean-Claude Juncker, que el bloque europeo estaba dispuesto a "responder firme y proporcionalmente". en el pasado". El proteccionismo del presidente estadounidense no es compartido por toda su administración. Esta primera medida necesitaría unos tres meses para entrar en vigor. Read More »

Texas primary puts egg on DCCC's face

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O'Rourke's fundraising prowess and unconventional campaign style have pushed him into the national spotlight in a race that could help determine whether Republicans can remain in control of the Senate or if the Democrats can scrounge out a net gain of two seats and capture the majority. Read More »

Florida families call for action on gun bill

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But a key sticking point is whether to allow some school staff members to carry guns as part of voluntary program, implemented only if the local sheriff's department and school district agree. "I do not think that more guns in our schools is the answer". Loranne Ausley , D-Tallahassee. Most House Democrats are expected to vote against the legislation because it creates a new school guardian program that could lead to the arming of some volunteer, specially trained teachers. Read More »

Looming Nor'easter to Drop the Other Shoe on East Coast

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Wind gusts to 35 miles per hour are possible in northeastern New Jersey . "Roads will be snow covered and slippery, and the weight of the wet snow could bring down tree limbs and power lines as well". A slight consolation is that the storm is not expected to bring the coastal flooding like the one last week. Saturday will be partly cloudy and seasonable with high temperatures in the mid-40s for much of the region, and Sunday will be sunny early followed by increasing clouds as the ... Read More »

Runoff roundup: Meet the candidates headed to the May 22 runoff election

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State figures show that more than 1 million Democrats cast votes in primary races across the state on Tuesday, nearly twice as many as in 2014, the last time primaries were held for a midterm election. GOP chair eyes opioid bill vote by Memorial Day Trump eases rules on insurance sold outside of ObamaCare Grassley, Dems step up battle over judicial nominees MORE (Ore.), the top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee, said that Democrats will also highlight "all the efforts we ... Read More »

Another snowstorm hits the Northeast, threatens more outages

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Transportation departments in Philadelphia and Boston loaded up salt trucks and pre-treated roads on Tuesday afternoon, and some airlines already were waiving ticket change fees for airports in the storm's projected path, such as Newark, Philadelphia, Boston and New York's JFK. Read More »

Trump tariffs expected next week with no country exemptions: Wilbur Ross

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Stay up-to-date with the latest news, stories and insider events. But Ryan's concerns were shared by other Republican lawmakers, who said the tariffs were a threat to the U.S. Bob Casey, D-Pa., called Trump's decision a "welcome step". "If the US hits its strategic allies such as Canada with measures, they are missing the appropriate target and they expose their economy to serious adverse effects that are greater than the expected gains", said Simard. Read More »

New York declares state of emergency after Nor'easter

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Central Hudson, Orange and Rockland and NYSEG fix crews have been working around the clock to restore power with the help of other line crews brought in from other areas including from Quebec. Some areas could get as much as a foot of snow. Nearly 60,000 homes were without power in Westchester County and almost 40,000 more lost electricity in Rockland County. Read More »

Cantwell, Senate Democrats Unveil Major Infrastructure Investment Proposal

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But congressional Republicans are unlikely to budge on the tax plan they approved in December, which cuts taxes for many in the middle class, but which critics say disproportionately benefits corporations and the wealthy. Trump released an infrastructure plan in February that relies on state and local governments and the private sector to make most of the new investments. Read More »

Balkrishna Doshi is the 2018 Pritzker Prize victor

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For over seven decades, Doshi has been committed to shaping and nurturing India's modern architectural milieu and is an important voice in the industry's global discourse as an architect , urban planner, and educator. Throughout his 70-year career, he has built public administrations, educational and cultural institutions, private residences, and more. The global award, which is modelled on the Nobel Prize, was set up in 1979 to honour the work of living architects . Read More »

Italy far-right claims coalition has 'right' to govern

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The unemployment rate is still above ten per cent, and about one in three youths are out of work. Salvini overtook coalition partner Silvio Berlusconi's Forza Italia (Go Italy) party after promising to deport hundreds of thousands of "irregular" migrants, and railing against the European Union and its "failed currency". Read More »

Inc. Sells 14845 Shares of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC)

Travelers Companies Inc now has $38.38 billion valuation. About 282,110 shares traded. OppenheimerFunds Inc. grew its position in shares of Marsh & McLennan Companies by 22.6% in the fourth quarter. Cwm Lc invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. Arizona State Retirement Systems invested in 0.01% or 35,300 shares. 4,275 are owned by Cibc Bankshares Usa. Read More »

Investment Group LLC Buys Shares of 2800 Amgen, Inc. (AMGN)

Closing price generally refers to the last price at which a stock trades during a regular trading session. Amgen Inc . (NASDAQ: AMGN ) now has a "Hold" signals on Composite indicators by TrendSpotter. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Amgen from a "strong sell" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Saturday, December 2nd. Since October 9, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 selling transactions for $1.10 million activity. Read More »

Statewide school walkouts, rallies planned

Students who arrive late or miss class are to be marked tardy or absent, and typical school requirements for attendance are to be followed per student handbooks. This morning, House Democrats voted to take a caucus position against the bill because of the portion arming school staff, but it became immediately apparent that many Broward Democrats would buck the party and vote yes on the bill anyway. Read More »

Marvell Technology Group (MRVL) Given Media Sentiment Score of 0.20

The market capitalization of Marvell Technology Group Ltd .is at $11.55 Billion. The volume of the company in the last trading session was 5.89 Million. Sit Inv Associate holds 0% or 87 shares. Td Asset Management Incorporated reported 2.02 million shares. (NASDAQ: MRVL ) traded up $0.12 during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $23.69. Read More »

College Basketball Odds: Duke Favored To Win Intriguing ACC Tournament

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Averaging 15.5 points on the season, Allen will complete a four-year career at Duke . Game 7: - No. 6 North Carolina vs. And he might be the best all-around player in the league. FSU held a 31-27 edge over the Cavaliers in the only meeting this season. That game was less than two weeks ago. When Duke goes to its free-wheeling style without sets, the ball inevitably ends up in Bagley's hands. Read More »

Indian Drone Shot Down: Pakistan Army

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Firing across the LoC has become a regular practice by Indian troops and has inflicted material and human losses on the Pakistani side of the border. He said the Indian Army effectively retaliated. There was a brief lull in firing and shelling by Pakistan troops along the LoC in the past two days. Pakistan yet again violated the ceasefire agreement by firing unprovoked on the LoC in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. Read More »

House panel finds enough grounds to impeach Sereno

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During the recent impeachment hearings held by the House Committee on Justice, several Supreme Court justices testified against Chief Justice Sereno, focusing on her management of court affairs and actions which, they said, ignored the nature of the Supreme Court as a collegial body. Read More »

Xi Jinping moves closer to absolute rule

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Meanwhile, China's Taiwan Affairs Office Minister Zhang Zhijun (張志軍) blamed Taiwan for "increasingly severe and complicated" cross-strait relations at a news event yesterday marking the opening of China's 13th National People's Congress . Read More »

Appeals court gives green light to 'climate kids' lawsuit

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The plaintiffs allege their constitutional rights are being violated by a government that has known about the dangers of climate change for decades, but nonetheless promotes fossil fuel production while failing to protect the nation's natural resources. Read More »