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Trump administration to lift federal hiring freeze

President Donald Trump speaking during a meeting about the federal budget in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, D.C. back in February. President Donald Trump's federal hiring freeze ends on Wednesday in order to move into the next phase of a proposed reorganization of agencies headquartered in Washington and their satellite operations throughout the country. Read More

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Founding J. Geils Band Guitarist John Geils Dead At 71

Founding J. Geils Band Guitarist John Geils Dead At 71

EDT (2100 GMT), Geils was discovered unresponsive and was declared dead at the scene, police said in a statement. Veteran blues guitarist John Geils Jr has died at his Boston home aged 71. Geils' Band's longtime vocalist, shared a brief message on his Facebook page: "Thinking of all the times we kicked it high and rocked down the house!" "Must of Got Lost" hit Number 12 on Billboard's Top 100 in 1975, and " Love Stinks " reached Number 38 in 1980. Read More

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Josh Brolin Cast As Cable For 'Deadpool 2'

Josh Brolin Cast As Cable For 'Deadpool 2'

Russell Crowe and Brad Pitt were also rumored to have discussed taking the part. Or, just, y'know, that Brolin is soaking up all the cool comic book movies. "He's an incredibly, incredibly talented director". "One of the things that David Leitch does that very few filmmakers can do these days is they can make a movie on an ultra tight minimal budget look like it was shot for 10-15 times what it cost", Reynolds said . Read More

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Tyga Hauled Away by Police Outside Hollywood Nightclub

Tyga Hauled Away by Police Outside Hollywood Nightclub

According to reports, the rapper was pulled over by police for having paper plates and running a red light. However, due to the presence of paparazzi, the rapper was transported to the Hollywood station to conduct it by police officers. And that's not the only landlord who got on his back as Tyga was forced to pay $480,285.00 in damages a year ago to the owner of his old home after he failed to cover the rent. Read More

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White House accuses Russian Federation of cover-up in Syria gas attack

Russian Federation and Syria deny any involvement in the chemical attack, but the White House claims they're trying to cover up the incident and "confuse the world community about who is responsible". The White House's line on Syria changed dramatically following last week's gassing. Trump blamed Assad for the attack, stated that "something's going to happen" in retaliation, and less than two days later he launched a volley of 59 Tomahawk missiles (at a cost of $1.5 million each) onto a ... Read More

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Resurgent Hawks rout Hornets 103-76 for 4th straight victory

Resurgent Hawks rout Hornets 103-76 for 4th straight victory

The Hornets shot just 33 per cent from the field. If the Hawks hold onto the 5th seed they will likely play Washington in the first round of the playoffs with the victor likely to take on Cleveland in the second round. However, Atlanta still has two games left to play, and hold the tiebreaker over Milwaukee thanks to winning the season series against them 2-1. Charlotte was also without another double-figure scorer, Marco Belinelli, who missed the last three games of the season with a ... Read More

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Kim Sharma penniless after husband ditches her for girlfriend?

Kim Sharma penniless after husband ditches her for girlfriend?

Earlier when both of them had met, Ali had much more weight but now he is not so plump and looking great. Actress Kim Sharma on Monday said she "can't wrap her head around" reports about her alleged broken marriage and personal life. She is now a brand strategist and goes by the name Kimi Sharma (her real name). The 37-year-old got married in 2010 and moved to Kenya with her husband. Read More

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Protest over Death Penalty Awarded to Indian Naval Officer in Pakistan

Protest over Death Penalty Awarded to Indian Naval Officer in Pakistan

Swaraj said the Indian government "will go out of the way to save" him, calling any execution "an act of premeditated murder". "In this (Jadhav) case also, we need to adopt the course of strict reciprocity", Singh said. Defence experts have termed Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence by Pakistan as a heinous act. "It's not premeditated murder, what's happening in Kashmir is (premeditated murder)", he alleged. Read More

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US Chief Justice Roberts decries "partisan hostility"

But the new Senate rules allowing for confirmation of a justice by a simple majority will be crucial if Trump gets to fill another opening and replace either Kennedy - often a swing vote - or one of the court's liberal justices. " I expect Armageddon on the next one because that's going to change, assuming Trump gets another one, the direction of the court". Luckily, you can pretty much just read a book most of the time, and I've got a little portable radio to keep me company when things are ... Read More

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9 companies pull ads from The O'Reilly Factor

BMW said it suspended any adverts on the show following the reports, while Hyundai warned that, although it had no current ads on the show, it had given the order to pull any future spots. Walsh and O'Reilly had dinner in Los Angeles in 2013, but when Walsh refused his invitation to go to his hotel room, his attitude changed and she was soon dropped from the show, according to Walsh. Read More

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Sesame Street introduces new character with Autism

Sesame Street introduces new character with Autism

Throughout the show, Alan is the viewers' guide to understanding Julia and what makes children like her special. Julia's 10-minute debut introduces the new character playing with her friends, including Elmo . One of the reasons Julia was invited to " Sesame Street ", Campagna said, is because of the positive reaction from the moment she appeared online. Read More

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Westinghouse Bankruptcy Caused by Nuclear Power Plant Cost Overruns

USA regulators and countries around the world were then also evaluating other proposals for nuclear projects. The US government has granted loan guarantees totaling $8.3 billion to the utilities commissioning the Georgia project. The Japanese company was also twice given permission to delay reporting its earnings until 11 April. The company, owned by Japanese industrial giant Toshiba announced the bankruptcy following massive losses incurred in several nuclear projects in the US. Read More

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Jimmy Kimmel pays tribute to the late Don Rickles

Jimmy Fallon paid tribute to the 90-year-old comedy icon on The Tonight Show , saying, "I've personally been out to dinner with him a few times where he said some truly, truly mean things to me, which if you're a fan, that's an honor". On The Late Show , Colbert recalled losing to Rickles at the Emmys, only to soon be embraced by the comic afterward. "And then he just went, 'Ugh, a guy can dream", Meyers concluded. Read More

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Harry Styles on Being a Godfather to Liam Payne's Son

Harry Styles on Being a Godfather to Liam Payne's Son

I'm completely in awe of his incredible mother and how she has been the whole way through this, she's really made my dreams come true. He continues: 'I spoke to Liam and he's loving it. And the pop hunk has been listening to his bandmates" solo efforts with intrigued ears and Harry has enjoyed hearing Niall's "This Town" and Liam's "Just Hold On" with Steve Aoki in the same way as the band's loyal fans, the "Directioners'. Read More

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Easter services set at local churches

Easter services set at local churches

Maundy Thursday or "Holy Thursday" is the day Christians commemorate the Last Supper when Jesus shared the Passover meal with his disciples and washed their feet on the night before he was crucified. Communion Service, 8 a.m. The church asks that you bring you own lawn chair. Sunday School for Nursery - 4th grade available during both Easter Sunday Services. Read More

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Wells Fargo investigation reveals these shocking stories of bad behavior

And up until this year, Wells Fargo management highlighted its so-called "cross-sell ratio", which is the number of accounts or other services a Wells Fargo customer typically had at the bank. Wells Fargo Chief Executive Officer Tim Sloan said in a conference call with reporters it was "frustrating" to hear that the bank may have had sales problems dating back so long ago. Read More

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Wenger will stay as Arsenal manager

Wenger will stay as Arsenal manager

Gooners have, on the whole, felt sympathy for Perez, with the Spaniard having to get used to sitting on the bench under Arsene Wenger since signing on the dotted line last summer. "You could tell they wanted it more and you could sense that from kick-off". Some Arsenal fans are in open revolt, protesting against Arsene Wenger and calling for the Frenchman to walk away from the club after 21 years. Read More

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These 2 MA companies are pulling ads from 'The O'Reilly Factor'

Trump also rallied to the defense of former Fox News chief Roger Allies when he faced similar accusations, telling reporters he found a series of sexual harassment allegations lodged against him to be "unfounded". " They are not wanting to do business with them anymore because of the way they have created this record of sexual harassment". When Lemon, 51, got wind of O'Reilly's attempts to discredit him, he fired back with his own tweet. Read More

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Trump's Line on Syria

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, meanwhile, blamed Russian inaction for helping enable the chemical weapons attack it had reacted to, saying Moscow had failed to carry out a 2013 agreement to secure and destroy chemical weapons in Syria. Read More

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Jackson splits with billionaire husband

Jackson splits with billionaire husband

However, that may not be a huge concern as both Al Mana and Jackson have both amassed personal fortunes. The couple annulled their union the following year. She dedicated the sexy single "No Sleep" to her husband. "I think here Janet has enough money to take care of herself, so there's definitely no alimony". Read More

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Doctor Who's Pearl Mackie says she wants to play James Bond

Doctor Who's Pearl Mackie says she wants to play James Bond

They're all very different". "If you're presented with all of space and time and you serve chips you're not going to stay serving chips are you?" I dont know.I think that some of the best things that are out there havent been written yet. Speculation has mounted over who will replace him, with Poldark's Aidan Turner, Luther actor Idris Elba, The Night Manager star Tom Hiddleston and Hollywood A-lister Ryan Gosling among those tipped for the role. Read More

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Advertisers are fleeing Bill O'Reilly, but viewers aren't

Advertisers are fleeing Bill O'Reilly, but viewers aren't

And so, Oliver made a decision to try to reach out to the commander-in-chief through the best way he could: By attempting to purchase ad time during The O'Reilly Factor to air a P.S.A. "Howdy again, I'm a professional cowboy", Oliver's trusty catheter spokesman says in the ad. He is expected to return to the air April 24. The accusations come to light only a few months after former Fox CEO Roger Ailes was ousted from the organization for sexual harassment suits of his own. Read More

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Pulitzer Prizes honour U.S. election coverage

The interactive article and images that Berehulak created for the New York Times is insightful, informative and graphic. The Pulitzer Prizes also honored The Washington Post for hard-hitting reporting on Donald Trump's presidential campaign and The New York Times for revealing Vladimir Putin's covert power grab, praising their probing of powerful people despite a hostile climate for the news media. Read More

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