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The president brandished several props for his Roosevelt Room appearance, including a chart detailing federal requirements for a highway project that was so lengthy that Chris Liddell, White House director of strategic initiatives, could not manage to fully unfurl it.
  • Irish Pro-Life Group Slams Committee's

    Irish Pro-Life Group Slams Committee's "Appalling" Vote for Legalizing Abortion on Demand

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    THE DRAFT REPORT by the Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment has recommended that victims of rape would go through a GP if they wish to secure an abortion. In a sign that attitudes were already changing, the Irish electorate subsequently voted against a new referendum, supported by the Catholic Church and anti-abortion organizations, that would have specifically banned suicidal symptoms or expressions as grounds for allowing an abortion.
  • Bruins rally, beat Wings in overtime

    Bruins rally, beat Wings in overtime

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    David Pastrnak leads Boston with 14 goals, Torey Krug has 12 assists and Brad Marchand has 47 shots on goal. "I think we got a little bit exhausted, so we didn't have enough pressure below the tops of the circles". Tatar opened the scoring on a second-period power play , beating Rask only 13 seconds after Patrice Bergeron received a minor penalty for tripping.
  • Canada will buy used Australian jets, scraps plan to buy from Boeing

    Canada will buy used Australian jets, scraps plan to buy from Boeing

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    But the new stipulation could well have an impact on Boeing if its trade dispute with Canadian rival Bombardier is still alive and ends up being deemed harmful to Canada's economic interests. That could give Boeing enough time to stay in the competition. He said Boeing believes that global trade only works if everyone plays by the same rules -which wasn't the case for Bombardier, he added.
  • Sarah Sanders Bakes Pies for Skeptical White House Reporters

    Sarah Sanders Bakes Pies for Skeptical White House Reporters

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    Sanders said the White House has a diverse team across all departments, but couldn't say how many senior officials are black. "We're not going to be intimidated". While progressives would go out of their way to uplift Sanders were she to identify with their ideology, they all but ignore her accomplishment because she doesn't.
  • Suspects arrested in drive-by killing of rapper Chinx

    Suspects arrested in drive-by killing of rapper Chinx

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    According to XXL , a woman called Lisa Evers shared the video of the suspect being matched into a courthouse by two officers, and she's heard identifying the suspect as "Quincy", asking him why he killed the rapper. Both he and Homere were serving time in jail on unrelated charges when they were arrested in connection to the murder. Hill and Homere reportedly followed Pickens from a nightclub in Brooklyn home to Queens according to District Attorney Richard Brown.
  • In our opinion: Congress should make renewing CHIP a priority

    In our opinion: Congress should make renewing CHIP a priority

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    In the stopgap spending bill passed last week to keep the government operating, lawmakers funded CHIP through the end of the year, along with other programs. "CHIP is an essential investment for our children and compassionate support for our families". "We believe covering children and pregnant women without disruption is one thing we can all agree on", the letter read.
  • Geneva Advisors LLC Has Increased Stake in Starbucks Corp (SBUX)

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    The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 1 by Mizuho. Haverford Trust accumulated 895,530 shares or 1.14% of the stock. Medtronic Plc Shs now has $110.88 billion valuation. Mercer Advisers Inc holds 300 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. A statistical measure of the dispersion of returns (volatility) for SBUX producing salvation in Investors mouth, it has week volatility of 1.16% and for the month booked as 1.31%.
  • Watch this overjoyed 16-year-old Louisiana boy get accepted to Harvard

    Watch this overjoyed 16-year-old Louisiana boy get accepted to Harvard

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    The 16-year-old doesn't say a word as he continually checks the screen. "This is legit!", the basketball star wrote. Video of him learning his acceptance went viral, and rightfully so. "Most of my class is getting their decisions this week. I honestly don't know when the excitement will die down at this point". An African-American teenager from Louisiana broke into screams of joy as he found out he had been accepted into Harvard University.
  • Gujarat: Voting recorded at 51pc till 2pm

    Gujarat: Voting recorded at 51pc till 2pm

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    Though the weather has turned chillier than it was in the first phase on December 9, when Gujarat recorded over 60 per cent polling, it is believed that after the day warms up, more polling will take place. Vadgam SC seat is another important constituency from where independent nominee Jignesh Mevani is challenging the election on Congress to support in opposition to BJP's Vijay Chakravarti.
  • Pep Guardiola defends Man City's celebrations after Manchester derby

    Pep Guardiola defends Man City's celebrations after Manchester derby

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    Jose Mourinho has told MUTV he does not know if Marcos Rojo can face Bournemouth in the Premier League, due to the head wound the defender received in the Manchester derby. It got heated during the clash at Old Trafford . Doubling down on his self confidence in the matter, the Man City boss also revealed he was the one who called for the celebrations after the game.
  • AT&T beaming AirGig broadband from power lines

    AT&T beaming AirGig broadband from power lines

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    The set up does require access to the pole's power source and also does not use the existing wiring to send signals, rather AirGig stations use millimetre wave signals to communicate. AT&T started the first trial earlier this fall and is with an electricity provider outside the U.S. AT&T did not reveal the outcome of the first trial.
  • OH man accused of offering Sprite, chicken Alfredo for sex with minor

    OH man accused of offering Sprite, chicken Alfredo for sex with minor

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    The Youngstown State University student allegedly had "sexually graphic" conversations through an app with the "15-year-old boy" after the suspect reached out on December 5, WFMJ reported . According to a police report, the undercover officer told Maruna that he was just 15. Police reportedly found other sexually graphic conversations on Maruna's cell phone, and investigators are working to determine the ages of those involved in the conversations.
  • PM Modi congratulates Rahul for his elevation as Cong. President

    PM Modi congratulates Rahul for his elevation as Cong. President

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    Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi today made a strong pitch for the empowerment of women by passing a bill in Parliament providing a 33-per cent reservation to them. Gandhi's father and grandmother were both prime ministers, and both assassinated. BJP leaders of Gujarat said, "It is a proof that Rahul Gandhi is not a Hindu".
  • 1 killed, 21 injured in blast at natural gas facility

    1 killed, 21 injured in blast at natural gas facility

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    News of the blast sent gas prices in Europe soaring on fears it would restrict supply as winter sets in. Russian gas transit through Ukraine dropped 23 percent to 200 million cubic metres per day in the wake of an explosion at Austria's Baumgarten gas hub, a Ukrainian energy ministry official told Reuters on Wednesday.
  • Trump To Meet With GOP Tax Conferees Wednesday

    Trump To Meet With GOP Tax Conferees Wednesday

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    This is for very, very special people, the great people of America". The tax bill would scale back the deduction for state and local taxes, allowing families to deduct only up to a total of $10,000 in property and income taxes. "We look forward to scheduling this bill after they are done with their work, posting it and giving it the appropriate time so everyone can read it", House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said.
  • United Nations investigators plans to review N Korean abduction claims

    United Nations investigators plans to review N Korean abduction claims

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    The thorniest issue was South Korea's deployment of a controversial US anti-missile system. Former basketball player and current friend of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, Dennis Rodman, says he wants to organize a basketball game between the rogue nation and US territory Guam to promote peace.
  • Kerala law student's murder: Convict Ameerul Islam gets death sentence

    Kerala law student's murder: Convict Ameerul Islam gets death sentence

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    The court directed Aloor to argue only over the quantum of punishment and not on the innocence of Ameerul as the court has already found him guilty. Islam was found guilty by the court on Tuesday under various sections of the IPC, including 449 (house trespass in order to commit offence punishable with death), 342 (punishment for wrongful confinement), 302 (murder), 376 (rape) 376 (A) (causing death or causes the woman to be in persistent vegetative state while committing rape).
  • Female staffers show support for Rep. Farenthold

    Female staffers show support for Rep. Farenthold

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    But sexual jokes were a constant in Farenthold's office, she said, as well as comments about women's appearances, including which congresswomen Farenthold found to be unattractive. According to Greene's original complaint, Farenthold allegedly sexually harassed her and that another Farenthold aide told Greene that the lawmaker described having "sexual fantasies" and "wet dreams" about her.
  • Pence to delay trip to Mideast over tax bill

    Pence to delay trip to Mideast over tax bill

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    According to the Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon, the delay in Pence's visit, earlier scheduled for Sunday, was due to internal affairs and the tax reform vote in the US Congress. Republicans can afford to lose two votes while counting on Pence to break a tie. The trip was announced following President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel last week, which infuriated the Arab world.
  • Duke Realty Corp (NYSE:DRE) Q2 2017 Sentiment Change

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    It has underperformed by 29.40% the S&P500. 3 analysts recommended Overweight these shares while 0 recommended Underweight, according to FactSet data. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -8.93% EPS growth. The lowest target is $21 while the high is $32.0. Among 17 analysts covering CoreSite Realty (NYSE:COR), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold.
  • United Nations chief says sanctions key to denuclearize North Korea

    United Nations chief says sanctions key to denuclearize North Korea

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    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said Washington is open to possible talks with North Korea but the White House says it must refrain from provocations and take "sincere and meaningful actions toward denuclearization". Hope for dialogue to defuse tension over North Korea's weapons was kindled last week when United Nations political affairs chief Jeffrey Feltman made a rare visit there, the highest level engagement by a United Nations official with North Korea since 2012.
  • Britain First leader Paul Golding arrested over Belfast speeches

    Britain First leader Paul Golding arrested over Belfast speeches

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    Around a dozen people in the public gallery watched her appearance. Jayda Fransen , 31, of Beeches Close, Anerly in London, faces two charges relating to behaviour that is meant to or likely to stir up hatred. She shot another anti-Muslim video in Belfast and posted it online on Wednesday. She said the rally had been suspended but added that police wanted to prevent her participation in a public rally.
  • Chris Froome: I have not overstepped any boundaries

    Chris Froome: I have not overstepped any boundaries

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    This is not a positive test. He and his team were given time by the UCI to explain themselves. I do not know of any similar case in the recent past. Froome has said previously that he suffered from asthma since he was a child and has used inhalers during his career.
  • Pipe bomb detonation near Times Square in NY, few injured

    Pipe bomb detonation near Times Square in NY, few injured

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    Ullah had a black cab/limousine driver's licence from 2012 to 2015, after which it expired, the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission said. A law enforcement official familiar with the investigation said investigators have found evidence that Ullah had watched Islamic State propaganda on the internet.
  • 50% of global population lacks access to basic health services

    50% of global population lacks access to basic health services

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    The WHO and World Bank report did have some positive news: This century has seen a rise in the number of people getting services such as vaccinations, HIV/AIDS drugs, and mosquito-repelling bednets and contraception, it said. "This is even a challenge in more affluent regions such as Eastern Asia, Latin America and Europe, where a growing number of people are spending at least 10 percent of their household budgets on out-of-pocket health expenses".
  • Israel stages airstrikes in Gaza Strip, response to rockets

    Israel stages airstrikes in Gaza Strip, response to rockets

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    Israeli retaliatory strikes have meanwhile targeted 10 sites in the Palestinian territory. "Due to security-related incidents and after analyzing the current situation, the Kerem Shalom crossing, which is used for goods transfer, and the Erez pedestrian crossing will be closed tomorrow", the Army press service said.
  • Not declared silent zone at Amarnath Shrine: NGT clarifies

    Not declared silent zone at Amarnath Shrine: NGT clarifies

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    The green panel said that the devotees will only have to maintain silence when they are in front of the "ShivaLinga"- the order is not applicable to any other part of the shrine. "The Amarnath cave is located in a delicate ecosystem". As per the order of the NGT, now devotees can not carry their mobiles or other belongings beyond the last check post of Amarnath Yatra.
  • Aadhaar case: Apex court order tomorrow

    Aadhaar case: Apex court order tomorrow

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    The bench comprising five judges-Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra , justices D.Y. Chandrachud, A.K. Sikri, A.M. Khanwilkar and Ashok Bhushan has been constituted. The petitioners contend that making Aadhaar mandatory violates the Right to Privacy, which has recently been recognized by the Supreme Court as a fundamental right.
  • Apprentice star says White House didn't fire her

    Apprentice star says White House didn't fire her

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    But the Wall Street Journal reported her departure was abrupt, according to a White House official, who told the newspaper that Manigault Newman was "physically dragged and escorted off the campus" Tuesday night. There "were a lot of things that I observed during the a year ago that I was very unhappy with", she said. Her tweets came hours after White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday that Manigault Newman tendered her resignation, and that her last day at the White ...
  • World losing climate battle, says Macron

    World losing climate battle, says Macron

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    The World Bank will stop lending to oil and gas projects after 2019, the bank's president, Jim Yong Kim, said at a climate summit hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Tuesday. "We're not moving quick enough". The Paris agreement is a major factor in the decision. The results will be published late next year and annually thereafter.
  • Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson honored with Hollywood star

    Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson honored with Hollywood star

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    He and Lauren had their first daughter, Jasmine , in 2015. Featured guests included Johnson's Jumanji costar Jack Black , chairman of Sony Entertainment's Motion Picture Group Tom Rothman and his immediate family including his mother Ata Johnson, his longtime girlfriend Lauren Hashian and their nearly 2-year-old daughter Jasmine Lia .
  • Snow in Denver tonight and Thursday morning

    Snow in Denver tonight and Thursday morning

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    The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a winter storm warning for Cuyahoga, Lake, Geauga, Ashtabula, Mahoning, Portage and Trumbull counties in Northeast Ohio. "Even a small amount of snow can have a large impact on commutes". The National Weather Service is forecasting a high of 33 and low of 19 for Thursday , and a high of 37 and low of 22 for Friday .
  • Georgia DB Latavious Brini Arrested On Felony Forgery Charge

    Georgia DB Latavious Brini Arrested On Felony Forgery Charge

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    The cashier had a conversation with the subject during the transaction in the store and started a store rewards card for the subject. It wasn't realized until later that the currency used was fake after the bank the store uses rejected it. Patrick was charged with possession of marijuana of less than an ounce. Stanley was also arrested for DUI and speeding. Under UGA athletic policy, he is facing a dismissal for a third violation of the drug and alcohol policy after being arrested twice ...
  • A slippery start this morning with falling temperatures today

    A slippery start this morning with falling temperatures today

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    There was some rain and snow with the front as temperatures were set to tumble into the 20s overnight with winds gusting up to 40mph at times. Friday will be cold yet again with high temperatures struggling to get to 30, but without the wind, it won't feel as harsh.
  • U.S. military drone strike prevents 'imminent' attack on Mogadishu

    U.S. military drone strike prevents 'imminent' attack on Mogadishu

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    The group regularly carries out bombings in Mogadishu and other towns. A deadly double bombing, including a truck bombing, carried out by Al Shabaab killed over 500 people in Mogadishu in October - the latest in a number of increasingly sophisticated attacks on civilian, military and government targets by the militants.
  • Malaysian PM to attend OIC meeting on Jerusalem

    Malaysian PM to attend OIC meeting on Jerusalem

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    The conference will be preceded by the Council of Foreign Ministers Meeting which will be attended by Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif, the foreign office said. Protest demonstrations were also held in Japan and other parts of the world. Trump's dramatic policy shift, announced on Wednesday, has triggered widespread worldwide condemnation, including from United States allies.
  • Boy, 8, collects more than 1000 toys for children of Puerto Rico

    Boy, 8, collects more than 1000 toys for children of Puerto Rico

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    The students, in various grade levels, are categorized by the state as "homeless" but they all have a place to stay. This making it a savings of $651 per class. Bay Path announcing 10 available scholarships just last week, and they are still accepting applications. We are ever so grateful that our students have been offered help during this very hard time and that they will be able to pursue education for a semester in Georgia.
  • RCMP investigating plane crash in northern Saskatchewan with 25 on board

    RCMP investigating plane crash in northern Saskatchewan with 25 on board

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    Emergency first responders helped the 22 passengers and three crew members. Mounties said the aircraft went down about one kilometre from the airstrip. They have also confirmed that there was no fire or explosion on the plane. Fond-du-Lac resident Raymond Sanger was at the community's bingo hall with his son when his son got a call about the crash .
  • Anushka Sharma And Virat Kohli's Reception Invite Will Inspire Many - See Pic

    Anushka Sharma And Virat Kohli's Reception Invite Will Inspire Many - See Pic

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    The pair of dazzling Sabyasachi earrings that she wore during the ceremony seems exactly similar to one that we recently saw on another leading lady of Bollywood. According to reports, the newly married couple will host a reception in New Delhi on December 21 and in Mumbai on December 26. The source quoted by the entertainment website said, "Like the hush-hush wedding, their return is also being kept under wraps as the couple don't want any paparazzi at the worldwide airport".