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Hope Hicks Officially Leaves the White House

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Trump is traveling to OH to deliver a speech on infrastructure before continuing on to Palm Beach for the Easter holiday weekend. It's universally believed in the West Wing that if a new communications director is named, they will perform a drastically different role than Hicks. Read More »

Evaluating the datas for: Barclays PLC (BCS)

The impact of earnings growth is exponential. And doubling the growth more than doubles the capital gain, due to the compounding effect. The formula for calculating the price-earnings ratio for any stock is simple: the market value per share divided by the earnings per share (EPS). Read More »

Saudi Crown Prince holds first-ever meeting with Jewish leaders

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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman met a group of religious leaders in NY, including two rabbis, a rare interfaith gesture for the de facto ruler of the conservative Islamic kingdom that allows negligible religious freedoms. A spokesman for Kushner's lawyers told CNN that the allegations cited in the letter have been "debunked as false many times ", and called the request for an investigation "frivolous". Read More »

ICE will detain pregnant women, ending previous policy

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The change was set in place by an internal directive issued in December by acting ICE Director Thomas Homan, titled " Identification and Monitoring of Pregnant Detainees ". Under the Obama administration, some pregnant women also were subject to mandatory detention if they had committed certain crimes or had arrived illegally and were subject to a fast-paced expulsion process called expedited removal. Read More »

Root hails New Zealand cricket culture

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In England, one can view matches on Sky Sports Cricket . "I think it's quite a strong message for everyone". 'I think we conduct ourselves pretty well in the field, he said. He has issued a measured reaction on the ball-tampering fall-out, and also administered rallying calls to teammates as they try to extricate themselves from their own mini-crisis after five wide-margin defeats in six Tests this winter. Read More »

Kevin Love (concussion) ruled out tonight vs. Hornets

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Reigning MVP Russell Westbrook has played out of his mind for the Oklahoma City Thunder despite the team's overall struggles. "I've stayed available, obviously", James said when asked how the streak was possible. James, now 33 years of age and in his 15th season of National Basketball Association service, has earned MVP honors four times over the course of his career. Read More »

Bill Clinton to give talk in San Antonio in June

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The event is a part of a book tour in connection with the publication of The President is Missing . Clinton will offer insights into the research and writing of the book, as well as the issues it raises about the world. From March 28 thru April 2, anyone interested in receiving an invitation to buy tickets during the presale can register their email address at www.PresidentClintonLive.com. Read More »

Justice Chelameswar writes letter to CJI seeking a full court to…

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The letter refers to Bhat's case, whose name was first recommended by the Supreme Court Collegium in August 2016. He said that any correspondence, clarificatory or otherwise, has to be between the executive and the Supreme Court. The government could have sent the recommendation back for reconsideration to the Collegium if it had any doubts about the judicial officer's nomination. Read More »

Pak voices concern over ISIS influence in Afghanistan

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Outlawed TTP, Jamat-ul-Ahrar and other terrorist groups have safe havens inside Afghanistan, Pakistan told the neighbouring country. "These terrorist groups are involved in undertaking cross-border raids on our military posts". Delegations from China, European Union, Germany, France, Italy, India, Pakistan, Russia, Turkey, Iran, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom, United Nations, United States and United Arab Emirates (UAE) have reached Tashkent to attend Conference on Afghanistan. Read More »

Cheetah jumps into SUV on safari

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While everyone focused on that one, another cheetah chose to jump into the SUV. "But it was too late to drive quickly away or anything like that because you don't want to startle the animals, because that's when things usually go wrong". Hayes attributed not getting his face clawed off and surviving the close encounter to his tour guide, who managed to keep him calm. That cheetah investigates the backseat, sniffs the area and chews part of a seat as Hayes is seen remaining still, apparently ... Read More »

Conversion therapy on minors banned in Washington - and entire West Coast

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Washington joins 10 other states -including California and OR - plus the District of Columbia that have laws OR regulations banning conversion therapy for LGBT minors. NCLR has been a tireless advocate on behalf of survivors of conversion therapy for the past 20 years, and in 2014, launched its Born Perfect campaign-making a commitment to a state-by-state advocacy campaign to end this practice in each state across the country. Read More »

Repeal of Second Amendment could result in 'tyranny'

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Trump has vocally criticized the role of the National Rifle Association, the biggest pro-gun lobby, in USA politics, and enacted some minor gun control measures, but remains solidly in support of the right to bear arms. "We have the best judges". "We're not doing anything to that". That led to Trump tweeting Wednesday it would "never be repealed!" As much as Democrats would like to see this happen, and despite the words yesterday of former Supreme Court Justice Stevens, NO WAY. Read More »

Mega Millions Jackpot Climbs to $502 Million

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The $502 million prize is the fourth largest in the lottery's 16 year history. The next Mega Millions drawing will take place on Friday, March 30, at 11 p.m. Mega Millions players can multiply prizes with the Megaplier option for an additional $1 per play. Mega Millions tickets can be purchased at Georgia Lottery retailers statewide. Read More »

Montenegro to expel Russian diplomat

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Maria Zakharova, a spokeswoman for the ministry, said Britain had declined to cooperate with Russia on the investigation into the poisoning and had not provided any updates on Yulia Skripal despite the fact she was a Russian citizen. British authorities say they were poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent and have blamed Russian Federation. She denounced Britain's assertion that Russian Federation was behind the nerve agent attack on ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter as a ... Read More »

Former French president Sarkozy to face trial for graft

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Although the cases are separate, the accusations of influence-peddling emerged from the Libya investigation, which began in 2013 and had led investigators to place wiretaps on phones belonging to Mr. The call - in which Mr Sarkozy allegedly used the alias Paul Bismuth - was wiretapped by police. Sarkozy has argued that the job never materialised, meaning he is not guilty of anything, but investigators believe the deal fell through because the former president and his lawyer learned their ... Read More »

Bill Cosby's legal team pressuring judge to quit

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Cosby's lawyers also want the judge to allow jurors to hear how much Cosby paid her in a 2006 civil settlement and to hear from a woman who says Constand talked about making up allegations, so she could sue and get money. In the span of just a few short years, Bill Cosby went from being one of America's most beloved comedians and actors to an alleged rapist with more than 50 accounts of sexual assault against him. Read More »

(SBUX) Holdings Lessened by Baird Financial Group Inc

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It has underperformed by 4.22% the S&P500. Whittier Trust Co Of Nevada Inc decreased Starbucks Corp Com ( SBUX ) stake by 33.7% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. For SBUX , the company now has 3.66 billion of cash on the books, which is offset by 349.9 million in current liabilities. Hollencrest Securities Llc, which manages about $1.14B and $763.49M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ishares Core S&P 500 Etf (IVV) by 1,638 shares to 36,913 shares, valued at $9.92 million in 2017Q4, ... Read More »

Shopping mall blaze in Siberia kills 37

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Dozens of people burned to death in a Russian shopping mall as alarms failed to go off and fire exits stayed shut, investigators say. Some locals mistrust the official reports that put the death toll at 64. While Putin was in the city, he did not come onto the square to meet the protesters and met a group of locals separately. Some chanted "Putin - resign!", ten days after Putin secured a comfortable election win for another six-year term in office. Read More »

Australian cricket captain sent home

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The coach reiterated that the first he knew of the ball-tampering incident was when he saw it on the big screen at Newlands, and said he was confident it was a one-off incident and had not been part of the team's playing culture in the past. Read More »

Good chance that Kim will give up nukes

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Kim Jong Un has surprised world leaders and just about everyone else by making his first known trip overseas as a statesman in a two-day visit to Beijing . His comments came as Kim completed a secretive and unprecedented visit to Beijing on Wednesday as the two countries seek to fix frayed ties before Pyongyang's landmark summits with Washington and earlier with South Korea. Read More »

Nitish Kumar Is Finished, Says Lalu Yadav After Bihar Violence: 10 Facts

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Nitish Kumar is finished, he has no say anymore. The religious procession injured more than 20 people including 4 security personnel after members of 2 communities clashed in the Nalanda district, Bihar. According to senior advocate Chittaranjan Sinha, the RJD chief is suffering from diabetes, high creatinine levels and blood pressure. Prasad has been serving a jail term since December 23. Read More »

Russian Federation closing down USA consulate in St Petersburg, expels 60 diplomats

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Moscow completely rejects the allegations of involvement in the poisoning case of Sergei Skripal - said the spokesman for Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Both Skripals remain hospitalized. Her father Sergei remains in a critical but stable condition. Police believe Mr Skripal and his daughter , who was visiting him from, first came into contact with the deadly chemical at his home in Salisbury. Read More »

What is Maundy Thursday and why is it called that?

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This is due to the feet washing taking place after Jesus Christ's Last Supper with the disciples. Most Christian denominations hold special services on the day, and some churches like Catholic and Anglican commemorate Jesus Christ's last supper by celebrating the Eucharist or holy communion with the faithful in the evening. Read More »

Appeals judges say Adnan Syed is entitled to new trial

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That potential alibi witness, Asia McClain , claimed to see Syed in their high school library during the time prosecutors said Lee was murdered. A lower court judge vacated Syed's conviction in 2016, citing his attorney's failure to cross-examine a key witness. Read More »

White House On Police Shootings Of African-Americans: It's A 'Local Matter'

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When asked about the shooting and other similar shootings, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders called the Sterling shooting "a local matter" while reaffirming that President Trump was committed to law enforcement. "I think we should do every single thing we can every day to protect the people of this country - whether they're black, white, hispanic, male or female, rich or poor - we look for ways to protect the individuals in this country, particularly children". Read More »

New Mueller filing: Manafort, Gates tied to Russian spy in 2016

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In a late Tuesday court filing late, the special counsel alleged that this unnamed person worked for one of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's companies and was in touch with Gates in September and October 2016. Kilimnik has denied reports that he has ties to Russian intelligence. He also revealed that before getting involved with Manafort and Gates in 2005, he worked for the International Republican Institute, a US-funded " democracy promotion " outfit whose board of ... Read More »

Amid mounting anger at scene of mall fire, Putin pledges action

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The blaze engulfed the Winter Cherry mall in Kemerovo on Sunday, the first weekend of the school holidays, trapping dozens of parents and children. According to the latest reports, 64 people died, including more than 40 children. "These are not relatives of the dead at all", Tuleyev, who also did not face the protesters, told Putin. One protester, Igor Vostrikov, addressed deputy governor Sergei Tsivilyov, saying that families of the victims think the death toll is much higher than stated ... Read More »

Ireland to Hold May 25 Referendum on Legalizing Abortion

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Citizens will be asked whether they want to repeal the Eighth Amendment of Ireland's Constitution and and to instead enable parliament to set the laws. The United States, European Union nations and some other countries announced Tuesday they would expel a total of more than 130 Russian diplomats in response to the nerve agent attack on a former Russian intelligence officer and his daughter in Britain. Read More »

Woman Hit By Falling Bricks In East London Dies

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Passers-by rushed to help the pedestrian collapsed near the crane working on £650,000 luxury apartments. Ms Boor was taken to a major trauma centre in east London , according to the London Ambulance Service. "It was a hectic scene at the time". She had been walking next to the construction site for a new housing development after dropping off her young son at school. Read More »