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Trump Works From 11-6, Sort Of

Axios described Mr Trump's schedule as "shrinking" because at the start of his presidency it was packed with meetings. This compares to George W. Bush , who often began his official day in the West Wing at 6:45 a.m. As Sargent reports, Sanders didn't exactly deny Swan's report, saying that Trump's time "in the morning is a mix of residence time and Oval Office time but he always has calls with staff, Hill members, cabinet members and foreign leaders during this time".

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Cryptocurrency Prices Could Stay Lower Amid Chinese Policies

Regulatory changes in major bitcoin economies such as China, South Korea , Japan and the USA could also affect asset prices - so cryptocurrency investors will need to position portfolios accordingly and keep a close eye on regulatory developments at home and overseas.

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Kia Niro EV concept debuts at CES with 238 mile driving range

The radiator grille - which isn't needed for cooling on an EV - has been replaced with an interactive display panel, while the bodywork has been refined to boost aerodynamic efficiency. On the autonomous technology front, Kia says it will show a series of "Beyond Autonomous Driving" exhibits that showcase its vision of what vehicle cabins will look like in the age of autonomous driving.

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Jaguar Land Rover reports record annual sales

The vehicle giant said sales were up seven per cent on 2016, and that sales had more than tripled since 2009, but warned that consumer confidence and diesel taxes "will hit us" in the UK. "But we are facing tough times in key markets such as the United Kingdom where consumer confidence and diesel taxes will hit us". While Land Rover retailed 40,618 units in December 2017, up 4.1 percent compared to December 2016, led by the introduction of the Range Rover Velar and the sales ramp up of the ...

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Sunday weather: Mostly cloudy, with highs around 48

High near 55. Southeast wind 5 to 15 miles per hour. Southeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms between 10am and 4pm, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.

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USA dollar hits record high against Sudanese pound

Several neighbourhoods in the Sudanese capital including Al-Sahafa, Al-Kalakla, Al-Giraif and Burri on Friday witnessed limited demonstrations where the protesters burned vehicle tires to block some streets. Some people burned tyres, a local resident said. The Sudanese government has been implementing a series of unpopular economic reforms as recommended by the International Monetary Fund, aimed at recovering the weak economy.

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The cheek! Commuters bare bottoms for 'No Pants Subway Ride' (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Yes, it was time once again for the annual Improv Everywhere No Pants Subway Ride , which has gone from a seven-person prank when it first started in 2002 to the city-wide event that it is today. The event info read: "At 3pm, participants will be organised into groups, and will walk to a nearby station". "For the remainder of the journey, sit in the vehicle as you normally would".

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We won't block world leaders, says Twitter

Twitter has given what appears to be a public explanation for why it hasn't banned Donald Trump from using the site, without actually saying his name. The company said that "no one person's account drives Twitter's growth", although Twitter's stock price is up about 33%, to $24.32, since Trump was voted into office.

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Big Baller Brand has F rating from Better Business Bureau

The Bureau reportedly reached out to Big Baller Brand twice to help them deal with their ongoing issues, but no one at LaVar's company ever returned the calls. We honestly thought the Better Business Bureau was out of business. "At this point I believe they have chose to steal my money". "Consumers are also alleging poor customer service as company does not provide a phone number where consumers can contact them and when emailing the company consumers receive a generic email in response or ...

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With NOPR Decision, FERC Brings Coal and Nuclear Industries Back to Reality

After months of hand-wringing for the power sector, Secretary Perry's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking died Monday with a whimper, not a bang. To view the full article, register now. AD18-7-000 - to "specifically evaluate the resilience of the bulk power system in the regions operated by regional transmission organizations (RTO) and independent system operators (ISO)".

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Taoiseach pays tribute to former Attorney General Peter Sutherland

He later became an influential businessman and, among his other roles, served as chairman of investment bank Goldman Sachs for 20 years up until 2015. Sutherland became the youngest-ever European commissioner in 1985 at the age of 38, in charge of competition and briefly education under European Commission President Jacques Delors.

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Asia Argento Speaks Out About Not Receiving Golden Globes, Time's Up Invites

Despite her commitment to the cause, the Italian actress revealed on Twitter that she wasn't invited to the Golden Globes and was not asked about joining the Time's Up movement when it was first created. "I have no time for Hollywood fakery, but you I love, .@AsiaArgento #RoseArmy", she said online. Sciorra, Daryl Hannah and Mira Sorvino also weren't invited, according to Arquette.

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Warmer weather arrives, late-day wintry mix possible

Although last week's snowstorm left many cars trapped under layers of ice and snow, Brooklyn residents were hoping warmer temperatures would do a lot of the melting today . This trend continue into the overnight and well into the Monday morning commute. After Monday's wintry mix, temperatures will increase into the low 40s Tuesday and Wednesday before climbing into the 50s on Thursday and Friday .

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Dim-witted thieves dump €1.1m empty vodka bottle

Copenhagen police are investigating the theft of the Russo-Baltique vodka bottle, made of 3 kilograms (6.6. pounds) of gold and the equivalent amount of silver with a diamond-encrusted cap. "Somebody who works at the construction site found it", Ingberg told Danish tabloid Ekstra Bladet . Ingberg said earlier that he had not insured the bottle.

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US economy added 2 million jobs in 2017

Yet that's actually how investors, at least, like it. The job market may be the only thing hotter than the stock market. USA employers added 148,000 jobs in December, the Labor Department reported Friday. "Absent something unforeseen, this could be one of the best years of the expansion". The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 0.9 percent to close at 25,295.87, just a day after closing above 25,000 points for the first time .

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Ford adds diesel engine to F-150 for the first time

Now the Blue Oval is making good on that by revealing the technical specifications of its new workhorse. The diesel F-150 will cost between US$2,400 and US$4,000 more than a comparable gasoline truck, depending on the specific model, Ford executives said.

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'Euphoric reception' for Rahul in Bahrain

In a step to engage with Indian diaspora, Indian Congress President Rahul Gandhi will tour Bahrain on a two-day visit starting from January 7. The new party chief is working towards building "strong internal think tanks" that will ensure that "the party drives the policy" rather than depend only on external sources for it, said party leaders working closely with Rahul to develop this new architecture.

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Sensex rises 200 points; Pharma, IT Index gain

Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) have been supporting the ongoing rally in the new year by pumping in sizeable money into the market. Major Sensex gainers on Monday were: Coal India, up 3.26 per cent at Rs 287.85; Infosys, up 2.33 per cent at Rs 1,035.65; Sun Pharma , up 2.28 per cent at Rs 591.95; Larsen and Toubro, up 1.80 per cent at Rs 1,338.10; and Hero MotoCorp, up 1.37 per cent at Rs 3,790.35.

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Planes collide at Toronto airport, causing fire, evacuation

Footage shot from inside the WestJet plane shows passengers screaming and crying as flames erupt on the plane's wing. Fire crews extinguished the blaze after the passengers were quickly evacuated, said the Greater Toronto Airports Authority, reported The Toronto Star.

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India's GDP grows 6.3 percent, up from 5.7 percent

Businesses going into a "de-stocking" mode on inventories in anticipation of the GST rollout from July and sluggish manufacturing growth pulled down the Indian economy's growth during the first quarter of this fiscal to 5.7 per cent, clocking the lowest under the Narendra Modi dispensation.

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Girl Scouts Of Maine Holds Joint Cookie Rally

Be on the lookout for the Girls Scouts of Southern Appalachians, they're usually setup near grocery stores around the area. Girl Scout cookies are now for sale! Thin Mints, Tagalongs, Samoas , and all the other classic flavors are back on deck.

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Trending Stocks in Review: TransCanada Corporation (TRP), Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX ), with a trailing 12-month price-to-sales ratio of 0.43, is now among the bigger bargains in its industry. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with "Buy" on Thursday, December 14. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Thursday, January 21.

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Sydney experiences hottest day since 1939 as temperatures hits 47.3°C

Families cool off in Parramatta as the mercury reaches into the 40s on Sydney's hottest ever day. #SydneyHeat According to preliminary data #Penrith has broken the all time maximum temperature record for both this station and the Sydney Metropolitan area with 47.1 degrees at 1:55pm.

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Crude oil futures jump to Rs. 3942 per barrel

Worldwide benchmark Brent crude futures also rose, supported by ongoing supply cuts by top producers OPEC and Russian Federation as well as strong demand from China. Despite relatively high USA crude oil production, curtailments in production by members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and robust global demand supported crude oil price increases in 2017, EIA said.

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Gas prices expected to rise in 2018

The national average is expected to rise almost 20 cents compared to past year to $2.57 per gallon, according to the 2018 Fuel Price Outlook released Wednesday by GasBuddy . USA shale producers may jump in to try to replace the production void and put some downward pressure on prices, DeHaan said, but for now the expectation is for gas prices moving higher this year.

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Officials call off fishing tournament after angler goes missing on Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Coast Guard, the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are assisting the Okeechobee Sheriff's Office in the search. Cold conditions and a rough lake surface have plagued Lake Okeechobee over the last week, with some conditions mimicking that of the ocean. The National Weather Service reported the temperature on the lake overnight at 36 degrees.

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Two Passenger Jets Collide on Tarmac at JFK Airport

Kennedy International. Passengers were then made to exit the plane using the outdoor stairs, after the small airport's gates could not reach the plane. The wing tip of a China Southern 777 plane struck the tail end of a Kuwait Airways 777, causing damage to both aircrafts, the union representing Port Authority police officers said Saturday.

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Intel Corp (INTC) Shareholder Ashmore Wealth Management LLC Has Decreased Holding

The chip maker reported $1.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.21. Quantum Capital Management who had been investing in Intel Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $209.38 billion market cap company.

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Vanguard Value ETF (VTV) Rises 0.48% for Jan 5

OLD National Bancorp IN grew its holdings in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 3.0% during the 3rd quarter. Vanguard REIT ETF ( VNQ ) opened at $81.05 on Friday. This represents a yield of 2.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, December 21st. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "Wealthsource Partners LLC Reduces Position in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (VOO)" was first reported by StockNewsTimes and is owned by of StockNewsTimes.

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Apple acquires Canada-based app development service buddybuild

Apple said its App Store had a record-breaking holiday season, culminating with $300m in purchases made on New Year's Day 2018, up from $240m in the prior year. Services, which include revenues from Internet Services, App store, Apple Music, AppleCare, Apple Pay, licensing and other services, surged 34% year over year to almost $8.5 billion in the last quarter.

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The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW): What's the Story?

Pettee Investors Inc who had been investing in Schwab Charles for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $69.46 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.90% or $16.29 during the last trading session, reaching $1823.54. First Eagle Investment Mgmt Limited Liability invested in 40.68 million shares or 4.4% of the stock. Nwq Invest Management reported 2.01% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL).

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South Africa bounce back with three quick wickets after troubled by Bhuvneshwar

India handed Jasprit Bumrah a debut while South Africa went with all pace attack with Dale Steyn in the ranks. South Africa were reeling at 12/3 in 4.5 overs when De Villiers chose to counter attack Bhuvneshwar. That changed with the first ball after lunch, which Cheteshwar Pujara slashed a Philander outswinger to gully to end a stay of more than two-and-a-half hours in which he faced 92 balls and scored 26.

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Coinbase dismisses rumors of Ripple trading launch

The same was confirmed in a tweet on Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong's feed. "We wanted to give our customers details about our process for adding new assets to our trading platform". This doesn't mean that Ripple will never see the light of day on Coinbase and if you consider its growth, it may indeed become a tradeable asset on the platform in the future.

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Winter storm wipes out thousands of flights — Travel nightmare

One of those was Singapore Airlines Flight 26, from Frankfurt, Germany, which was bound for New York City's John F. Kennedy International when it was forced to divert to Stewart International Airport , a much smaller airport about 80 miles away CNBC reported .

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Plane catches fire after runway collision at Toronto airport

Photos from CTV News show damage to the tail of a Sunwing jet, while a nearby WestJet plane has its emergency slides deployed. The collision caused a small fire on the Sunwing's wing, causing passengers to scream, according to video footage of the incident.


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