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Scaramucci promises 'drastic action' to stop WH leaks

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In a separate interview with CBS's " Face the Nation ", Scaramucci said he will work on "culturally changing" the environment at the White House, which has been hampered be leaks. "As far as I'm concerned, there will be a new start for everybody on the team", said Scaramucci, whose appointment as communications director forced the resignation of Sean Spicer, who had held that post . Read More »

Six Die in One Day in Latest Israeli-Palestinian Violence

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A Palestinian broke into a home in a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank on Friday and stabbed four Israelis, killing three of them, the Israeli army said. The assailant was shot by Israeli police and is hospitalized in Israel. Over 300 people participated in a peaceful assembly in Jalan Tun Razak here today, to protest against Israel's latest act of violence at the Al-Aqsa Mosque. Read More »

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. (APAM) Stock Rating Upgraded by ValuEngine

It has a 15.09 P/E ratio. The Company provides investment management services to separate accounts, mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles. State Street stated it has 576,704 shares. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.22, from 1.17 in 2016Q3. It is negative, as 17 investors sold PCH shares while 75 reduced holdings. Read More »

East Timor's Fretilin Party claims election 'victory'

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One party will have to win at least 33 seats to rise to power in the country's legislative body. Fretilin, or Revolutionary Front for an independent East Timor, appears to have won the election with 30 percent - essentially the same level of support it won five years ago. Read More »

Storms knock out power to several homes in Missouri and IL

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Severe storms rolled through the St. Louis area Saturday night and into Sunday morning, leaving several homes in Missouri and IL without power. Ameren crews are working to try to restore any remaining without power as quickly as possible, especially with the Excessive Heat Warning that is still in effect through Sunday evening. Read More »

Senate Republicans finally submit to Trump's agenda on ACA under McConnell

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Today's Perspective section offers the views of local people, including LNP editorial writer Paula Wolf , on the implications of significant cuts to Medicaid . And if those doing the negotiating were not all men. McConnell said Wednesday that the procedural vote would go through despite objections from three moderate senators, Shelly Moore Capito of West Virginia, Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska. Read More »

Kobach: 'We May Never Know' If Clinton Won Popular Vote

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Kobach has parlayed the voter fraud myth into a political career and is eyeing the governor's mansion in Topeka. He has said that he would have won the popular vote but for voter fraud. California Secretary of State Alex Padilla said after the first meeting of President Trump's advisory commission on election integrity that participants were focusing on "debunked conspiracy theories" to make it harder for Americans to vote. Read More »

Afghanistan: Taliban fighters overrun district headquarters in Faryab; two dead

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United States military also confirmed the incident in a statement released here overnight, saying that "we would like to express our deepest condolences to the families affected by this unfortunate incident". The Associated Press could not independently verify either death toll. As per the recent reports, at least 13 militants have been reportedly killed in an airstrike in Afghanistan on Sunday. Read More »

Teradata Corporation (NYSE:TDC) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts

The firm has "Sell" rating given on Monday, October 3 by UBS. Westpac Banking Corp bought a new position in Teradata Corporation during the first quarter worth $126,000. The rating was maintained by Mizuho on Friday, November 6 with "Neutral". Another important factor to consider when evaluating a stock's current and future value are the 52 week high and low levels. Read More »

Dems: Anti-abortion provisions in health bill in jeopardy

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A leading House GOP ultraconservative, Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina, told the Huffington Post that McDonough's ruling "as it relates to the life issue will make passage nearly impossible" if the Senate passes the bill and it returns to the House for approval. Read More »

Assad regime jets strike near Damascus despite self-declared ceasefire

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Eastern Ghouta is in one of four proposed "de-escalation zones" named in a deal reached in May by allies Iran and Russian Federation, who back Assad's government, and Turkey, which supports the opposition forces. The agreement is an implementation of an accord signed during the Syrian talks in Astana, early May, which set out de-escalation zones in Syria. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said Saturday had been relatively calm after the ceasefire took effect with isolated ... Read More »

Man charged with murder of woman in Ocean City

Taylor and Ocean City Police Chief Chad Callahan announce Detectives from the Cape May County Prosecutor's Office and the Ocean City Police Department are now conducting a death investigation in the 900 block of Wesley Avenue in Ocean City . Read More »

Four Years in Pictures — Prince George's Birthday

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Rolling to the ground, facing Kate Middleton's distraught gaze, Kate Middleton, the girl has completed the loop that her brother Prince George had created by appearing very grumpy on their arrival Monday at Frederic Chopin Warsaw airport. Read More »

Kislyak going back to Russian Federation, embassy says

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Antonov's nomination for the post , which has yet to be approved by the Kremlin, comes at a time of intense scrutiny over Moscow-Washington relations following US allegations that Russian Federation meddled in the USA election a year ago. The outgoing Russian ambassador entered headlines once again in May, when reports emerged that Trump may have revealed highly classified intelligence to Kislyak and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during a meeting at the White House. Read More »

Pew: Majority Of Dems Feel 'Stressed' Talking To Trump Supporters

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The national survey of 2,505 adults, conducted by the Pew Research Center from June 27 to July 9, found that 47 percent of self-identifying liberals claimed their relationship with a friend would be strained if they found out they supported Donald Trump, while among Democrats and Democratic-leaning voters, the figure is 35 percent. Read More »

Rocket fired at Israel from Gaza causes no injuries

A rocket fired from the northern Gaza Strip on Sunday was exploded mid-air by the Israeli Army. The rocket was sacked from northern Gaza toward Ashkelon early on Sunday morning, according to the Israel Defense Forces. Palestinians throughout the West Bank and Gaza are demonstrating in support of al-Aqsa mosque and to express their rejection to Israeli violations and measures at the holy site as tension continues to rise in Jerusalem. Read More »

US Attorney Sessions brushes off Trump criticism

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Kislyak's pending departure was announced in June following months of back-to-back election-meddling controversies that slammed the White House and linked the diplomat to hushed communications with high-ranking members of Trump's administration. Read More »

Man arrested for flashing 33-yr-old German woman

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The incident happened around 2.45 pm on Thursday. The man appeared in court Friday and, according to The Indian Express, has been charged with 'eve-teasing, ' obscene acts in a public place, and assault of a woman with intent to outrage her modesty. Read More »

President Donald Trump commends the Navy's new aircraft carrier

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Ford, a Grand Rapids native, served in the U.S. Naval Reserve in World War II from 1942-1945. He is joined by the current defense secretary, Jim Mattis. The Navy expects the ship to be fully operational in 2020, with the first deployment anticipated for 2022. Because the Gerald Ford is the first in her class, she is still undergoing testing. Read More »

Parliamentarian Determines Healthcare Bill Violates Some Senate Rules

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That means some of the bill's provisions-including the one to defund Planned Parenthood for one year-cannot pass without a full 60 votes in the Senate . We updated the language and it passed the Byrd test. "In the interim, Republicans have not been able to show that any entity other than Planned Parenthood is affected, and the new [Congressional Budget Office] score confirms that". Read More »

Deal with Senate panel lets Trump Jr., Manafort avoid public testimony

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Mr Trump sent the tweets, which touched on a number of topics, hours before he was due to help commission a new aircraft carrier at a ceremony on the Virginia coast. Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is scheduled to testify on Capitol Hill that same day about possible Trump campaign ties with Russian Federation. Read More »

Drivers on strike: Saad says train operations continuing as per routine

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A total of 278 drivers have submitted a leave request, which has been strongly rejected by the railways management. Trains that halted their journeys in Karachi and other parts of Sindh resumed their journeys Sunday morning after a protest lodged by train drivers led to trains stopping their journeys at Rohri Station in Sukkur. Read More »

Trump Jr., Manafort not to testify publicly

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Separately, Trump Jr. and former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort have agreed to negotiate to provide the Senate Intelligence Committee with documents and be interviewed by the panel before a public hearing. He cited Trump's statement one day before the American president met with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit in Hamburg that no one knows for sure if Russians, indeed, interfered in 2016. Read More »