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Paul Ryan To Retire After 2018 Midterms; UPDATE: He Denies, Kind-of

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Ryan has apparently been quite exhausted of DC for a while, and when he was elected Speaker of the House, he made it clear to then-Rep. But Ryan has developed a better-than-expected relationship with Trump, and has worked with him on several landmark issues including health care and the current big legislative push, tax reform. Read More »

Rapper Chinx Drugz Murder Suspect Charged 2 Years After Drive-By

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The 31-year-old rapper and a friend were sitting inside Pickens' Porsche and stopped at a red light near Queens Boulevard and 84th Drive when another auto pulled up. We're told a second suspect has been charged in connection to Chix's murder - 26-year-old Jamar Hill , who's facing the same charges as Homere. Both suspects will be arraigned on murder charges later today. Read More »

Al-Aqsa preacher slams Trump for recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital

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The White House later sought to clarify the comments, with a senior administration official writing: "We note that we can not imagine Israel would sign a peace agreement that didn't include the Western Wall". Rajoub later said the comments he made on Israel's Channel 2 network were misconstrued. "We have made it clear that we will continue to respect the worldwide consensus on Jerusalem [al-Quds], as Europeans, including the relocation of our embassies until the final status of Jerusalem ... Read More »

EU Extends Sanctions on Russia Until July 2018

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He also submitted to court a reply of the Russian Federation Council of April 28, stating that it received no applications from Yanukovych, starting from February 24, 2014, as well as remarks by Russian presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov that the Russian presidential administration did not receive any letter from Yanukovych on March 1, 2014. Read More »

British Report Denounces US Weapons Supply to Terrorists

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That's according to a new study from by Conflict Armament Research detailing how weapons the US handed to "moderate" rebels fighting Syrian President Bashar Assad ended up in the hands of radical Islamists. But some were originally provided by other countries, mainly the United States and Saudi Arabia, to Syrian opposition groups fighting against President Bashar al-Assad. Read More »

PM Modi inaugurates Shillong-Nongstoin-Rongjeng-Tura Road

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Meghalaya is scheduled to hold elections in the first half and Mizoram in the second half of 2018. Last year, I inaugurated the north eastern council meeting in Shillong. The BJP's agenda, Modi said, will be to ensure speedy and all-round development. Modi also talked about the 15 new rail projects that the Centre is executing in the North East. Read More »

Brazil's football president is suspended by FIFA

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A lawyer by trade, Polo Del Nero has been the head of Brazilian football since the start of 2015 despite being charged by the American authorities with money-laundering and racketeering later the same year. The ban, which begins with immediate effect, can be extended by a further 45 days while the ethics committee's investigatory chamber carries out a formal investigation into the 76-year-old. Read More »

Leicester vs. Crystal Palace live stream

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Leicester remain without Robert Huth and Matty James, who continue their recovery from respective ankle and Achilles problems. Claude Puel's Foxes do seem like a force to be reckoned with at the moment, however, and with Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy rekindling their spark of a few years back, Roy Hodgson's men must be cautious of letting the duo run riot; the fact that Palace still haven't scored an away goal this season will also pose another mental block. Read More »

Russian navy ship Yantar can sever internet cables

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A Russian navy research ship carrying mini submarines is at the centre of fears about the risk of a catastrophic attack on Britain's underwater internet cables. Speaking on BBC Radio 4's the World at One today, Sunak said that Russian Federation had the technology to cut cables lying on the ocean bed and said the West needed to develop leading edge technology to counter the supposed threat. Read More »

Salvadoran woman jailed for abortion crimes hopes for early release - rights groups

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The convict, Teodora Vasquez , allegedly had a stillbirth in 2007 but was jailed over abortion-related charges, denying her appeal over the sentence. Last month, the United Nations called on El Salvador to issue a moratorium on applying its abortion law and urged authorities to review all cases where women have been imprisoned for abortion related crimes. Read More »

'Suspicious' deaths of Canadian billionaire and wife probed

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Hopkinson said the deaths are not now being treated as homicides, adding that more investigation will be necessary. "If it is determined to be a homicide, then our investigators from homicide will come in". Apotex is the world's No. 7 generic drugmaker with 11,000 employees and annual sales of more than C$2 billion in more than 45 countries, according to its website. Read More »

Charles Barkley has jokes even as he makes $1 million pledge

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Mr. Jones also campaigned with quality black surrogates, like the former basketball player Charles Barkley , Senator Cory Booker, the former MA governor Deval Patrick, Representative John Lewis and Representative Terri Sewell, Alabama's only congressional Democrat. Read More »

Muslim leaders denounce Trump's Jerusalem decision

An extraordinary Organization of Islamic Cooperation summit in Istanbul and final declaration of East Jerusalem as Palestine's capital came in response to US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and relocate Washington's embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Read More »

Germany's SPD announces exploratory coalition talks with Merkel's Union

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Germany's SPD on Friday announced that it would start exploratory talks with the Conservatives Union for another grand coalition government. The party reluctantly reconsidered after Merkel's talks with two smaller parties collapsed last month, but party leader Martin Schulz - Merkel's defeated challenger in September - is treading carefully to avoid alienating a membership that is deeply suspicious of another coalition. Read More »

North Korea's ambassador meets with United Nations official after visit

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In a state-controlled news broadcast this week on the country's arms conference a background portrait shows what appears to be former leader Kim Jong-il inspecting an atomic bomb. On Tuesday Mr Tillerson offered to begin direct talks with North Korea without pre-conditions. Kono said North Korea was the most urgent and important threat faced by global community. Read More »

United Nations chief offers his help to avoid conflict over North Korea

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Pyongyang "will march forward and make great advancement victoriously as world's most powerful nuclear and military state upholding the line on simultaneous development of the Two Fronts", North Korea's Permanent Representative Ja Song-nam told the Security Council during a session on the threat from his country's nuclear and missile programmes. Read More »

Macron seeks climate financing after United States withdrawal from Paris accord

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He said: "In Nigeria, we are looking at insurance-based proposals to deal with loss, damage and adaptation to the poor, vulnerable and hard-to-reach groups". Senior researchers were eligible for grants up to $1.7 million. Spouses will be given French work permits. Among the leaders set to attend are United Nations chief Antonio Guterres, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim , Mexico's Enrique Pena Nieto, Britain's Theresa May, Spain's Mariano Rajoy and European Commission President ... Read More »

Rockets remain undefeated with Chris Paul in the lineup

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NOTES: With Spurs F Kawhi Leonard and Spurs G Tony Parker on minute restrictions, both will likely rest Saturday night when San Antonio hosts the Dallas Mavericks in the second game of a back-to-back. Capela is the team's leading rebounder (11). Leonard eclipsed his minutes total (16) from his season debut on Tuesday by logging 17 minutes in the first half. Read More »

Gujarat Elections 2017: PM Modi queues up to vote in Ahmedabad

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The voter turnout in 2012 for North Gujarat was 75 per cent, while Central Gujarat had 72 per cent. Complaints of EVMs getting connected to the external devices via bluetooth were received from Patan, Kheda, Mehsana districts, Ghatlodia in Ahmedabad district and Godhra in Panchamahal district. Read More »

Seconds to Spare: NYC Commuters Rescue Unconscious Man from Subway Tracks

The man doesn't move. Terrified witnesses on the Avenue H station platform in the Flatbush section yelled for an approaching Q train to stop, all while the the man was lying unconscious on the tracks. A man in a North Carolina Tar Heels sweatshirt can be seen grabbing the man by the waist and hoisting him back onto the platform. 'My God, ' Vicente said. Read More »

The Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) Shares Bought by State Street Corp

With 10.85 million shares average volume, it will take short sellers 3 days to cover their MRO's short positions. The stock increased 1.19% or $2.58 during the last trading session, reaching $219.75. Investors of record on Thursday, November 16th were given a dividend of $0.40 per share. Its down 0.03, from 1.08 in 2017Q1. The Price to Cash Flow for Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) is 5.844162. Read More »