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Trump's Budget Won't Touch Entitlement Programs, Mnuchin Says

The budget outline will be the first move in a campaign this week to reset the narrative of Mr. Trump's turmoil-tossed White House. Trump is expected to reveal details Tuesday night in a televised speech to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill, the first of its kind since he was sworn in last month.

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Singaporean with no family ties or support here deported from UK

It has received more than $36,000 since news of her deportation broke. She had been held at the facility since the start of February. Mrs Clennell had been living near Durham with her husband before being detained, and has two British sons, as well as a granddaughter, in the UK.

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Brokerage Overview of: Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE:VRX)

Following U.S. election volatility some analysts have updated their recommended target prices on shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. Ross bought 5,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 14th. 12/12/2016 per share and the total transaction amounting to Pershing Square Capital Manage.

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Wendy's to install self-ordering kiosks at 1000 locations in 2017

Long queues at peak dining hours at Wendy's may be a history, as the company is planning to introduce automated self ordering kiosks at its more than 1000 retail locations by this year end. According to Darren Tristano, the VP of Technomic, a food service research and consultation firm, other than the benefits to the company, self -ordering kiosks will ensure better service to customers as well.

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Lowest Gas Prices in Roseville

That's mostly because refineries across the nation are preparing to undergo seasonal maintenance to produce cleaner-burning gasoline for the summer. That's about 54 cents more than it was at the same point previous year. By contrast, you can find the cheapest gas in Champaign-Urbana, at $2.05 per gallon. Including the change in gas prices in Alabama during the past week, prices yesterday were 52.5 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 1.9 cents per gallon lower than ...

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ZTE expands affordable range with Blade V8 Mini, Lite phones

It also expected to hit the USA market sometime after the European roll-out. Naturally, the image quality is something that will only be revealed once the handset gets properly tested, but on paper the V8 Mini is yet another contender for budget phones with dual rear cameras.

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SoftBank to invest up to $4 billion in WeWork

The first tranche of funding will be worth $2 billion after which the second round would follow, worth more than $1 billion. SoftBank may increase the size of the secondary investment to almost $2 billion, the source said, for a total investment of almost $4 billion in the shared space real estate startup.

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AB Foods projects rise in sales at Primark

Sterling has fallen 16% against the U.S. dollar since the European Union referendum last June and 10% against the euro, making imports to the United Kingdom more expensive. In the six months ended February 27, 2016, the food, ingredients and retail group recorded adjusted operating profit of 486 million pounds ($605.17 million) and adjusted earnings per share of 46.1 pence.

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Shots fired at police during Melbourne drug raid

It is understood the siege ended with the arrest of the suspect. Police are trying to negotiate with several people in the St Albans property. It is believed residents are being told to stay inside but are not being evacuated. "Keep us in your pray [sic]. we'll be ok. kids are aware, however they are traumatised". Police use an armoured vehicle to break down a gate at the home.

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The mobile game Snake is making a comeback

According to a report in Independent on Sunday, the new Nokia 3310's 1,200mAh battery is good for a staggering 22 hours of talk time and has up to a month's standby time. It features an aluminium frame, 5-inch display and 8MP wide aperture cameras front and back. A headphone jack, microSD and Bluetooth are some of the new-age features the phone will bring in.

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Group holds town hall at Statehouse

Demonstrators at the Capitol in Charleston are calling on the state's congressional delegation to hear their concerns about the Affordable Care Act. "It's because of these dependencies that I'm absolutely terrified of what my future might be without the Affordable Care Act".

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White Ferns inch closer to first Rose Bowl in 17 years

Having won the toss and elected to bat earlier in the day, Australia rode on opener Beth Mooney's maiden One-Day International (ODI) century to post 275 runs before being all out in 48.4 overs. The 30-year-old from Canterbury has now scored centuries in her last four one-day worldwide innings. Mooney went on to register her second fifty plus score in ODI cricket before Haynes, who was included in the eleven as a replacement for the injured Alex Blackwell, also recorded her second ...

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Republican Plan Leaks as ObamaCare Popularity Grows

Noting that in his 25 years in Congress Republicans never could agree on a healthcare proposal, Boehner said, "All this happy talk that went on in November and December and January about repeal, repeal, repeal ..." Once a new government program is in place, it becomes extremely hard politically to ever abolish it, no matter how bad it is.

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A roadmap to responsible health care reform

His office did not immediately respond to a request for further comment. The Wisconsin governor isn't the only conservative suddenly embracing federal Medicaid funding. "Clearly the details will continue to evolve and we'll be watching as they do", he said in an emailed statement to Reuters. "This would mean fewer people could afford health insurance and that the health insurance would likely cover less", says Larry Levitt , senior vice president at the Kaiser Family Foundation .

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Trump isn't cutting Medicare, Social Security

Trump's request comes one day before he'll address a joint session of Congress on Tuesday night, laying out his policy agenda. MEDIA RELATIONS Trump says he will not attend the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner, a high-profile event that draws celebrities, politicians and journalists.

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Malcolm Turnbull is blaming Tony Abbott for poor polling results

Mr Turnbull said he did not think that timing was coincidence. 'It was exactly as predicted, and as calculated. "[Tony Abbott] knew exactly what he was doing and he did it". It's understood the pair instructed them to use the media to pressure the Turnbull government on several issues such as Safe Schools, the Racial Discrimination Act and same-sex marriage.

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Kane: Second hat-trick goal one of my best for Spurs!

He becomes the first-ever Spurs player to notch four career Premier League hat tricks for the club. On the overall display, the Argentinian said: "It was a fantastic performance". He looked to be taking it easy in the second half. But Joe Allen has turned out to be Stoke's most prolific goal-scorer in the league this season, with six goals.

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Warren Buffett Praises Immigrants, Buybacks, Tallies Big Apple, Airline Gains

One word sums up our country's achievements: "miraculous", he said. Buffet also speaks about America's ability to withstand time considering the last 240 years. Buffett has said he believes most stock investors are better off with low-priced index funds than paying higher fees to managers who often underperform.

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UP polls: Amit Shah and BJP should first introspect, says SP

Meanwhile in Jaunpur, SP leader and Akhilesh's wife Dimple Yadav attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Mann ki Baat and Shamshaan-Kabristaan remark. "This is the major reason why not even a single riot took place during my four tenures in UP", she said. "Steady supply of electricity was ensured during Christmas as well", he said.

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1 dead after auto ends up in a CT river

The patrons called 911, and emergency responders located the woman in the middle of the river being carried north by the current, Farrell said. The woman is reported alive and was also transported to the Norwalk Hospital. She told rescuers that a man who had been with her in auto was still in the river. He was pronounced dead at Norwalk Hospital. Authorities say the auto crashed into the river at the State Boat Launch off of Elaine road.

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Final Oscar Predictions: Who Will Win, Should Win, and Should've Been Nominated

All of the best supporting actress nominees appeared in best picture-nominated movies this year. We've picked out a whole slate for you to check out, from movies that are up for Academy Awards , movies that we wish were up for Academy Awards, and a couple of offbeat picks that are nearly certainly too hardcore for the Academy Awards.

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Trend Analysis Report: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM)

Several analysts have released their opinion on JPMorgan Chase & Co. "These targeted efforts provide Detroiters with the local resources they need to invest in the future of their own neighborhoods and create more widely shared prosperity", said Janis Bowdler, Head of Community Development Programs, JPMorgan Chase.

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Jose Mourinho Press Conference Previewing EFL Cup (Full Video)

Questions remain over the skipper's long-term future but his statement pleased Mourinho, who confirmed the England captain will be in the squad to face Southampton in the EFL Cup final after a hamstring complaint. Incidentally, not a single manager in Manchester United's rich history have managed to win a trophy in their first season and Mourinho could rewrite that particular bit.

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'Insensible' Akhilesh can't understand PM's 'Mann Ki Baat': Amit Shah

Samajwadi Party president and chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday hit back at the Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking him as to who did he copied when he wore the Rs 15 Lakh suit. Questioning PM Modi's intention to waive loans of farmers, Akhilesh asked if it was done with elections in mind. "I made sure land for setting up of AIIMS was allocated in Gorakhpur.

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Warren Buffett urges investors to stick with index funds

He also declared victory in his $1 million bet with another asset manager that low-priced index funds would out earn hedge funds over the span of a decade. Warren Buffett rarely likes technology stocks. The lack of any additional details on Berkshire's plan to eventually replace the 86-year-old Buffett as chairman and CEO suggests little has changed in the company's plan to split Buffett's job into three parts: chief executive officer, chairman and several investment managers.

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PIA launches inquiry after seven passengers made to stand on global flight

Passengers with handwritten boarding cards scrambled for seats as the Boeing 777 taxied for takeoff on January 20, according to the report in Pakistan newspaper Dawn . PIA's Gilani said he was unable to confirm the number of officials being probed or how long it would take to complete the investigation, but said the carrier will "punish anyone found guilty".

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RBC Capital Downgrades Reynolds American to Sector Perform with Price Target $60

BlackRock Inc. now owns 1,221,789 shares of the company's stock worth $57,607,000 after buying an additional 55,581 shares in the last quarter. The most recent short interest data show 1.03% of the company's stock are short sold. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 0.13% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Reynolds American Inc will post $2.57 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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National Guardsmen help 220 officers clear Dakota Access protesters

And the Hollywood contingent was all too happy to celebrate along with the activists. Corps officials say about 240 dumpsters have been hauled out of the main camp, each brimming with debris of old food stores, structures, tents, building materials and abandoned personal belongings.

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Oakland City Council Urges Dakota Access Pipeline Divestment

Local law enforcement officers are arresting people who chose not to evacuate federal land near part of the Dakota Access Pipeline north of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. "The battleground has shifted to the legal courts and the court of public opinion", he said, referring to lawsuits filed by tribes and an effort planned by the Lakota People's Law Project to rally lawmakers and others in Washington, D.C., to their cause.

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Vic Speaker roles free after MPs resign

Victoria's parliamentary Speaker and Deputy Speaker jobs are up for grabs after MPs Telmo Languiller and Don Nardella resigned from their posts. "Is it any wonder that there is a cynicism, that there is a scepticism, that there is a distrust of so many members of parliament when we see.

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Andhra Pradesh doctor rescued from ISIS by Indian authorities

They are interested in India. "It was a bit hard to watch them". The doctor said that though he was abused verbally by his captors, they refrained from doing him physical harm. "I am so thankful to our Prime Minister, his team, and other officials from the Indian Embassy". They helped me to come to the embassy. We are bringing him to India shortly.

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Thousands expected to march in Atlanta against Affordable Care Act repeal

The Associated Press reported that Republican governors from seven states want Medicaid to change from an open-ended federal entitlement to a program designed by each state, within a financial limit. President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans plan to roll back major provisions of the 2010 health care law. The bill would repeal Obamacare's income-based tax subsidies and replace them with refundable tax credits that vary by age .

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Arizona impact unclear as JC Penney closes stores

Lundgren also expressed optimism at the company's approach to its retail strategy, however. Following the news, shares fell by around 4 percent as investors hedged their bets on a slim recovery by the once-iconic Main Street retailer. Although J.C. Penney exceeded earnings expectations, at 64 cents a share as opposed to the expected 61 cents a share, same-store sales and revenue were lower than expected.

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VX nerve agent found on Kim Jong-Nam face: Malaysian police

Police believe Aisyah and another woman applied the chemical to Kim's face on February 13 in a three-second assault at Kuala Lumpur International Airport that was orchestrated by a group of North Korean men. South Korean and USA officials said they believed North Korean agents assassinated Kim Jong-nam, who had been living under China's protection. Two women - an Indonesian and a Vietnamese - have also been detained.

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Oprah Winfrey to speak at Skidmore College graduation

Apart from Winfrey, Skidmore College also announced there are two other recipients of the degree. She is described to be an accomplished woman as well . Award-winning talk show host Oprah Winfrey is set to receive an honorary degree from Skidmore College at Saratoga Performing Arts Center in upstate NY on May 20.


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