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Spicer: Sally Yates Was A "Strong Supporter" Of Hillary Clinton

Now there are two people who can testify that Donald Trump knew about Flynn and hired him and then kept him on while knowing this. Asked why it took the White House 18 days to jettison Flynn, Spicer, said . intelligence. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer minimized the warnings saying that "If President Obama was truly concerned about General Flynn, why didn't they suspend his security clearance, which they approved just months earlier?" The key takeaways from the very partisan ... Read More

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Change _ good and bad _ comes quickly at the TPC Sawgrass

Defending Players champion Day and Scott both grabbed a one-shot buffer during the back nine on Thursday, while 36-year-old Baddeley was tied atop the leaderboard at the $US10.5 million ($A14.2 million) event in Florida. "I hit a couple of tee shots practising on Monday and just didn't feel right and I've been getting treatment on it", McIlroy told Sky Sports. "No one's going insane low or anything like that", he said. Read More

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U.S. intelligence chief: North Korea poses 'existential' threat

The statement said the organizers infiltrated a "terrorist" into the country who had satellite communications equipment. South Korean officials called the claim "groundless" and the Central Intelligence Agency declined to comment. Mr. Moon is closer in outlook to his late friend and ideological ally Roh Moo-hyun, who as president from 2003 to 2008 pursued a "sunshine policy" of seeking to engage North Korea through dialogue, aid and joint projects. Read More

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Pa Attorney General's Office files criminal charges in deadly 2015 Amtrak crash

Bostian, 34, was engineering the New York-bound Amtrak Train No. 188 on May 12, 2015 when he accelerated while approaching a curve at Frankford Junction in the Port Richmond neighborhood. Philadelphia prosecutors said on Tuesday that Bostian wouldn't be charged in the 2015 derailment. "We take this action to avoid the potential for any apparent conflict of interest, consistent with the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Attorney's Act". Read More

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China says it successfully tests new type of missile

The report added that Beijing opposes the system, known by its acronym, THAAD, because its radars are allegedly capable of peering deep into China, allowing the US and its allies to better detect rocket launches and aircraft movements. The Chinese weapon tested was likely a DF-26 intermediate range missile being developed to sink warships, including USA aircraft carriers, said Song Zhongping, an expert on military affairs and commentator for Hong Kong's Phoenix TV. Read More

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USA prepares to ban laptops on flights from Europe

The ban now is in place at 10 airports in eight countries . A TSA worker loads suitcases at the checked luggage security screening station at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles , California, U.S. Expanding the electronic ban to Europe could affect tens of millions: about 30 million people flew from Europe to the U.S.in 2016, Schaper notes. Electronic device ban on flights: What next? As of now, there are no plans to expand the ban to flights leaving the U.S. Read More

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Discovery Communications -2.5% on revenue miss despite global growth

Discovery Communications -2.5% on revenue miss despite global growth

Other analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. 2 analysts recommended Overweight these shares while 0 recommended Underweight, according to FactSet data. The stock tapped a 52-week high of US$97.77 while the mean 12-month price target for the shares is US$90.29. The stock's 50-day moving average price is $28.39 and its 200-day moving average price is $27.89. Read More

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Oil trades near five-month lows despite Saudi assurances on cuts

The contract sank 4.8%Thursday. OPEC is due to meet on May 25 in Vienna to decide whether to extend supply cuts through the second half. Oil is at its lowest level since November, when producers' cartel Opec struck a deal to cut output. But crude inventories fell by 930,000 bpd in the week to April 28, against analysts' expectations for a decrease of 2.3 million barrels. "The market continues to hunt for a bottom", Gene McGillian, manager of market research at Tradition Energy in Stamford, ... Read More

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EV Energy Partners, L.P. (EVEP) Shares Down 8.3% on Disappointing Earnings

EV Energy Partners, L.P. (EVEP) Shares Down 8.3% on Disappointing Earnings

It has underperformed by 41.93% the S&P500. Acrospire Investment Management LLC's holdings in Midcoast Energy Partners were worth $119,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:EEP) has earned an average rating of "Hold" from the fifteen research firms that are covering the firm. The company's next earnings report is expected to be released on or around 2017-08-08 for the period ending on 2017-06-30. Read More

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Coach aiming for younger customers with proposed Kate Spade purchase

Coach aiming for younger customers with proposed Kate Spade purchase

Coach chief executive officer Victor Luis has welcomed the deal and is pleased with the quality of the latest addition to the Coach , Inc. portfolio, which also manages the Stuart Weitzman footwear label. In the wake of speculation regarding the sale of Kate Spade , the company's stock had risen significantly. "As a result, we expect that the acquisition will be accretive in fiscal 2018 on a non-GAAP basis, and will reach double-digit accretion by fiscal 2019, also on a non-GAAP basis". Read More

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Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd (NASDAQ:RDY) Expected To Report Earnings On Friday

Global generics sales during Q4 slipped 5 per cent over the previous quarter to Rs 2,913.8 crore while North America generic sales dropped 8 per cent to Rs 1,534.9 crore. The company then said it expects some of the new launches to be pushed over to the financial year started in April. Doctor Reddy's shares have declined nearly 10 percent since the beginning of the year. Read More

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Acting FBI chief pledges no interference will be tolerated in Russia investigation

Acting FBI chief pledges no interference will be tolerated in Russia investigation

Trump abruptly relieved Comey of his duties Tuesday. That is a reference to former President Richard Nixon, who resigned in 1974 less than a month after the House of Representatives began impeachment proceedings against him. In a letter removing Comey as the agency's director, Trump wrote that he agreed with a Department of Justice assessment that the director was "not able to effectively lead the Bureau". Read More

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NEXT plc (NXT) Rating Increased to Buy at Investec

Voloridge Ltd Com reported 0.11% of its portfolio in Advance Auto Parts, Inc. Interserve plc (LON:IRV)'s stock had its "hold" rating restated by Liberum Capital in a report issued on Friday. ON Semiconductor Corporation offers a portfolio of sensors, power management, connectivity, custom and system on chip, analog, logic, timing, and discrete devices. Read More

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Banks tipped off to new tax: Hinch calls for investigation

Banks tipped off to new tax: Hinch calls for investigation

Elsewhere, several crossbench senators have joined calls for an investigation into how the budget's controversial bank levy was leaked to the media, leading to a $14 billion wipeout of bank shares. The hard work is done for now; it's time for them to begin the hard sell. The federal government , which has cut taxes to medium size businesses by $25 billion, and still wants to cut another $25 billion in tax on big business, including the major banks, has smacked down their mates in the ... Read More

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Donald Trump to launch panel to investigate voter fraud

The President also named Vice President Mike Pence as Chairman and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach as Vice-Chair of the Commission. Shortly after taking office, President Trump claimed , without offering evidence , that 3 million to 5 million people voted illegally in 2016 and that he would create a commission led by Pence to investigate . Read More

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Australia banks could make customers pay for surprise tax

Australia banks could make customers pay for surprise tax

Treasurer Scott Morrison insists the levy is fairly standard in many countries world wide. The government plans to spend AU$5.3 billion ($3.9 billion) on building a second global airport in Sydney which is due to open in 2016. Another A$4 billion will come from taxes on multinationals as the government expands its anti-tax avoidance laws to include trusts and foreign partnerships. Read More

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PM Modi to leave for 2-day Sri Lanka visit today

PM Modi to leave for 2-day Sri Lanka visit today

Indian PM leaves Sri Lanka Sat, May 13, 2017, 12:21 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. This is his second visit to the Indian Ocean island nation as Prime Minister after his visit in March 2015. Earlier, Rajapaksa claimed that India and Sri Lanka may have signed deals on economic cooperation before Prime Minister Modi's arrival in the country. Read More

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Whiting Petroleum Corp (WLL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Credit Suisse Group AG

Fourteen equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, ten have assigned a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company. Vetr downgraded the stock to "Strong-Buy" rating in Friday, August 28 report. Seaport Global Securities also issued estimates for Whiting Petroleum Corp's Q3 2017 earnings at ($0.08) EPS, Q4 2017 earnings at ($0.07) EPS, FY2017 earnings at ($0.45) EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at ($0.07) EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at ($0.06) EPS, Q3 2018 ... Read More

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Kapil Mishra's attacker works with AAP

Kapil Mishra's attacker works with AAP

Though Bhardwaj later said he was angry at Mishra for having brought a bad name to the party, Mishra said the youth was entitled to have his views just as he had his own convictions. Mishra said he knew Kejriwal was "not bothered about my life" and sought to know "the details of the foreign trips of your five friends Sanjay Singh, Ashish Khetan, Satyendar Jain, Raghav Chadhha and Durgesh Pathak". Read More

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New Zealand to face South Africa in 2019 Rugby World Cup pool

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe got proceedings underway by drawing the ball that confirmed Japan would join Pool A . Ireland , ranked in band one alongside England, Australia and New Zealand, look to face an easier path through to the knockout phase having been drawn in Pool A alongside Scotland and hosts Japan in addition to the Europe 1 qualifier (potentially Romania) and eventual play-off victor. Read More

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Pakistan PM travels to China to attend Belt and Road Forum

It may seem ridiculous to readers in China or other visitors at the forum, but there are some opposition politicians in my country who say we are selling our sovereignty by agreeing to such projects. China has long used references to countries along the Belt and Road routes in its official communiques about the initiative. Still, at a time of uncertainty about the United States place in the world following President Donald Trump's pledges to put America first, China sees an opportunity to ... Read More

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