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Hope Hicks told House Intelligence Committee she was hacked


Hicks, who portrayed herself as not savvy in matters of technology, told lawmakers that one of the accounts was hacked, according to two sources who were in the room. A day after her committee testimony, Hicks announced her resignation from the White House, although it was apparently unrelated to her questioning and had been months in the making. Read More »

Turkish forces, FSA clear 5 more villages from YPG, Afrin within eyesight


Since the operation began in January, the Turkish military and the FSA have liberated 161 different locations, including five town centers, 124 villages and 31 "strategic areas". The Turkish General Staff has said that the operation aims to establish security and stability along Turkey's borders and the region as well as protect Syrians from the oppression and cruelty of terrorists. Read More »

Trump Administration Considering Death Penalty for Drug Dealers


Covering everything from North Korea negotiations, to his re-election slogan and more, Trump gave a lengthy speech to the crowd, before admitting the possibility of a death penalty for drug dealers was a "discussion we have to start thinking about." "'Well, the death penalty.' Hey, if you are a drug dealer and you know you are going to get caught and you know that you are going to kill people", the president continued. Read More »

Trump tariffs: European Union wants clarity on exemption


Trump's announcement of the US tariff, which will take effect 15 days after he formally unveiled them Thursday, has sparked fears of a new trade war and has triggered global dissent. The tariffs come into force in two weeks, and if the 28-nation European Union can not secure an exemption, it has threatened retaliatory tariffs on USA products like peanut butter and orange juice. Read More »

KU beats WVU 81-70 to win Big 12 Championship


It was the Jayhawks' eighth straight win over Kansas State, and they remained ideal in 10 games against their cross-state rival in the Big 12 Tournament . He scored 29 points against Kansas in the semifinal on 13-19 shooting. The 6-2 senior led Kansas to three wins over West Virginia with 16.3 points and 8.7 assists. Read More »

Trump's Steel, Aluminum Tariffs: China Unhappy, Japan, South Korea Considering WTO Complaint


He said they need to contact US trade czar Robert Lighthizer, and negotiate. "We will also actively consider taking group action with other countries affected by the latest move". chamber of commerce. "I disagree with this action and fear its unintended consequences", he said. In contrast, the fall in steel exports extended a steady decline in recent years as local demand has grown and China reins in its domestic steel capacity to curb stifling smog. Read More »

Trevor Noah Blasts Trump Claim That Video Games Inspire Shootings


While some Democratic lawmakers, including Sen. Meanwhile, the Trump administration met with industry leaders this week to discuss the level of violence portrayed in games. "The video game representatives pulled out their same old talking points that have always been refuted", she said in the statement issued after the meeting. Read More »

China scraps presidential term limit, enabling Xi Jinping to rule indefinitely


The National People's Congress' almost 3,000 hand-picked delegates endorsed the constitutional amendment Sunday, voting 2,958 in favor with two opposed, three abstaining and one vote invalidated. The party's official People's Daily has said this does not mean life-long terms. Xi is already regarded as the most powerful leader of China after Mao as he held the posts of head of the CPC, the military and the Presidency, which is mostly ceremonial. Read More »

Netanyahu to meet Israel coalition heads for crisis talks


On Friday, Lieberman wrote that "the current bill proposition that's being assembled right now is not a compromise, but yielding to an act of extortion". It is not known whether the coalition has agreed for the ministerial committee to approve the bill. The ultra-Orthodox Knesset members have threatened not to vote in favor of the budget if draft exemptions for their constituencies are not met to their satisfaction. Read More »

Saudi Arabia, UK agree to further strengthen bilateral ties


Prince Mohammed and the British Minister of Defense signed two memorandums and coordinated arrangements to strengthen defense capabilities and deepen cooperation and partnership through the transfer of technology, industrial partnership, training, research and development and technical consultation in accordance with Vision 2030. Read More »

State Lawmaker Gets Restraining Order against Another Lawmaker


Tarah Toohil, 38, alleged that Rep. Nick Miccarelli, 35, pulled a gun on her 2012 and threatened to crash his auto while the two were riding in it as he sped 100 miles per hour on a highway. Toohil continued to Miccarelli's defense "just continued abuse of a victim". "And if I - as a lawyer and a lawmaker - could be this afraid of that individual, then I can only imagine how the other victims feel, which is why I am coming out publicly". Read More »

Rabada charged for Smith bump, faces ban for rest of Test series


They are now only 133 runs in arrears of Australia's 243. Amla was twice given out lbw by the on-field umpires and twice overturned the decision using the TV review system, surviving first when he was on 7 and again when on 40. A Cricket South Africa spokesperson said Rabada would defend the charge and argue that the contact with Smith was accidental. South Africa's Kagiso Rabada will be rubbed out for the rest of the series against Australia unless he succeeds at a disciplinary ... Read More »

Four people caught in avalanche near Nordegg


As many as four people were involved in a large avalanche Saturday afternoon west of Nordegg. Police said a man was injured in the avalanche while climbing an ice wall on Kitty Hawk trail on Mount Elliot, about 300 kilometres southwest of Edmonton. Read More »

Raytheon (RTN) Holdings Increased by Timber Hill LLC

Carmignac Gestion who had been investing in Banco Macro Sa for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $7.45 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.93% or $2.06 during the last trading session, reaching $72.27. Stifel Nicolaus raised their price objective on shares of Raytheon from $210.00 to $220.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, January 26th. Read More »

Trump fields calls with foreign leaders amid tariff decision


But after two-way talks with Lighthizer, European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem tweeted: "No immediate clarity on the exact USA procedure for exemption however, so discussions will continue next week". International Trade Commission. Lighthizer did not make any immediate comment after the meetings. Trump insisted in a phone call with French President Emmanuel Macron - a leading European Union player staunchly opposed to the tariffs - that the "decision is necessary and appropriate ... Read More »

Loxo Oncology (NASDAQ:LOXO) Issues Earnings Results

Huber Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Miller Inds Inc Tenn for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $296.41M market cap company. (NASDAQ:FB) was sold by Sandberg Sheryl. The insider Bilenker Joshua H. sold $1.45M. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 1,700 shares of the company's stock, valued at $158,508. Read More »

Idaho to play for Big Sky title


Smith poured in 34 points and was named MVP of the Big Sky women's basketball tournament on Saturday at the Reno Events Center as Northern Colorado beat Idaho, 91-69. 3-point goals - Idaho 6-16 (Solo 0-1, Pierce 4-7, Kirby 0-1, Ferenz 2-7), Northern Colorado 14-25 (Williams 2-5, Leger-Walker 0-1, Scott 2-5, Smith 5-6, Clarke 3-5, Chapman 2-3). Read More »

EU, Japan start push for exemptions from Trump tariffs


NAFTA, which is under renegotiation right now, has been a bad deal for U.S.A". Musk, 46, was a member of Trump's advisory council before stepping down following the president's decision in June to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement. Read More »

EU, Japan Seek to Be Excluded From US Tariffs in Talks

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. Seko said he believed there was still time for Japan to secure an exemption. Trump said the tariffs, which will come into effect after 15 days, will not initially apply to Canada and Mexico. Lighthizer did not make any immediate comment after the meetings. Senior EU officials including Malmstrom have said the union might take retaliatory action against the United States. Read More »

Trump Trade War - Canada and Mexico exempted till NAFTA talks

Indeed, President Trump announced Thursday he would temporarily exempt steep steel and aluminum tariffs against neighboring trade partners Mexico and Canada pending renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement on terms more favorable to the United States. Read More »

Wanderers on course for the finals with 4-1 win over Phoenix


The lead is short lived with Singh responding with his second goal of the season, 2 minutes later. In what appeared to be some sort of silent protest, there was none of the usual singing or banging of drums from the active support area and so the atmosphere was just as subdued as it was when the section was closed for last weekend's match against Perth Glory. Read More »

Charter bus carrying basketball team crashes on I-94 in St. Michael


Tiffani Nielson. Nine members of an IL basketball team were injured Saturday night when their bus driver had a medical episode that caused an accident, according to state police. Four additional passengers were injured, but did not require medical attention at a hospital. The bus was transporting the women's basketball team from Highland Community College back home to Freeport, Illinois. Read More »

China 'Strongly Opposed' to Trump's Steel, Aluminum Tariffs


Last week, Trump announced that the usa will impose 25 and 10 percent tariffs on steel and aluminum , respectively, shielding historically declining us producers from Chinese and Canadian rivals. "But we're going to cut down the deficits one way or the other". We have a deficit with China of at least $500 billion. China needs to build defensive structures on islands in the South China Sea to display its claim to sovereignty over virtually the entire crucial waterway, a leading ... Read More »

Sierra Leone election too close to call with half results in


Sierra Leone's National Electoral Commission has released 50 per cent of results for the presidential race of Wednesday's general elections, with the main opposition party closing in on the ruling All Peoples Congress. Alie-Conteh said that NEC had met with representatives of political parties, conducted them round its data management facilities and taken on board the issues raised by the parties on the processing of the results. Read More »

Centre Seeks Report From Assam, Mizoram After Clashes


This was conveyed to Hailakandi Deputy Commissioner Adil Khan by Kolasib Deputy Commissioner, R. Zarzosanga today. "This is a positive development and augurs well as we are expecting the situation to return to normal along the Assam-Mizoram border", Khan said. Read More »

Hope Hicks told House Intelligence Committee she was hacked, sources say


Mueller recently sent a subpoena to former Trump aide Sam Nunberg ordering Nunberg to turn over documents relating in any way to 10 current and former Trump associates, including Hicks. Had Ms. Hicks's campaign account been the one hacked, it would have raised issues of who did it, why the Trump campaign was being targeted, and what information the hackers might have accessed. Read More »

Suresh 'Bhaiyyaji' Joshi re-elected as RSS general secretary


Bhaiyaji was speculated to free Joshi from his current responsibility because he himself had urged him to be free from his health reasons. Had he become the number two in the organisation, a large number of changes were expected in nearly all the frontal organisations, including of those people who officially liaise with the BJP from the Sangh. Read More »

Uttar Pradesh: Patient's amputated leg used as pillow in Jhansi hospital


Minister for medical education, Ashutosh Tandon suspended emergency medical officer Dr Mahendra Pal Singh, senior resident Dr Alok Agarwal and on duty sisters Deepa Narang and Shashi Srivastava. "He was given immediate medical aid". The doctor looked for something to raise his head. We've set up the committee. The victim, was the cleaner of a school bus his leg in the accident and was sent to the Jhansi medical college after preliminary treatment at a local health centre. Read More »

Pak presses U.S. for reconciliation in Afghanistan


The US government has said it firmly supports the territorial integrity of Pakistan and does not support Baloch insurgency or any group that threatens the country. "We have a calibrated our relationship with Pakistan in a very different way than other administrations". During her meeting with USA officials, Janjua said she apprised them of Pakistans concern over the border management and the existence of safe havens in Afghanistan being used by terrorists against Pakistan. Read More »

UMBC punches ticket to NCAA Tournament


At halftime, then, UMBC's 37-35 advantage appeared to have the Retrievers on track to exorcise a 10-year old bogeyman. The Retrievers last championship game appearance was in 2009 when the Binghamton Bearcats handed them a 61-51 defeat at the Events Center. Read More »

China says trade war will bring disaster


US President Donald Trump has since announced tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, drawing threats of retaliation from China and other nations. China has repeatedly vowed to defend its "legitimate rights and interests" if targeted by United States trade actions. Read More »

LSU tames Hawaii in second baseball game of series


The Tigers scored all of its runs in the first three innings of the game, with the help of the long ball. "He got us through two innings, the first inning was dominant". He ended the first inning by painting the outside corner for strike three on a 92-mph fastball. By the fourth and fifth inning, the same pitch was at 86 miles per hour. Read More »