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President Trump Invites House Intel Committee to View NSC Docs

The New York Times reported sources identified Ellis and Ezra Cohen-Watnick, senior director of intelligence at the National Security Council, as two of the officials who helped provide Nunes with intelligence reports that revealed President Donald Trump and his associates were incidentally swept up in foreign surveillance by American spy agencies.

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Mad Catz Voluntarily Files for Bankruptcy

This move effectively spells the total end for the company. In the 2000s, though, Mad Catz got into the arcade stick industry hard, and they popped up as a maker of genuinely good sticks. "The company had been actively pursuing its strategic alternatives, including various near term financing alternatives such as bank financing and equity infusions, as well as potential sales of certain assets of the company or a sale of the company in its entirety", explained Mad Catz president and CEO, ...

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United Airlines defends banning girls from flight for wearing leggings

United says the passengers not allowed to board were pass riders , who fly under employee pass privileges. Leggings are fine for passengers not traveling with the benefit pass. "United shall have the right to refuse passengers who are not properly clothed via our Contract of Carriage ", the company said in a tweet. "How long has United Airlines regulated women's clothing?" Comedian Sarah Silverman previously engaged with united on Twitter, suggesting they update their policy for ...

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White House Denies it Sought to Prevent Sally Yates' Testimony

National security experts and White House reporters have argued that it is highly unlikely Nunes could have obtained access to the White House grounds unnoticed, while members of Congress are wondering why Nunes would go around his committee to brief Trump on the documents directly.

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Senate Republicans not ready to give up on Obamacare repeal

Just four days after House Speaker Paul Ryan declared Obamacare the "law of the land", House Republicans say they're moving forward with their plan to repeal and replace the health care law despite the divisions in their party on how to reform the health insurance market.

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Uber's self-driving cars are back on the road after an accident

According to officials with Uber , they paused the self-driving car's operations and passenger pilots, in order to better understand happened, and by Monday, the company felt confident in putting the cars back on the road. Reports revealed that the Uber auto was in self-driving mode when the crash occurred. "There was a person behind the wheel", said Montenegro regarding the Uber vehicle.

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Judge appears close to approving Trump University settlement

SAN DIEGO (AP) - U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel is once again reflecting on his second-oldest case - a almost seven-year-old lawsuit alleging that Donald Trump defrauded students of the now-defunct Trump University before he was president.

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Barclays PLC Increases Carnival Corp (CCL) Price Target to $63.00

Analysts await MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) to report earnings on May, 4. "Yet, adverse forex translations, macroeconomic issues in key operating regions and increasing fuel costs remain headwinds". The stock now has its Annual Dividend of $1.4 and an annual Dividend Yield of 2.36 Percent. On 7/15/2016 Carnival Corp announced a quarterly dividend of $0.35 3.09% with an ex dividend date of 8/24/2016 which will be payable on 9/16/2016.

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Booker Group PLC (LON:BOK) Receives Buy Rating From Peel Hunt Analysts

This is 25.50% from the last stock close price. Peel Hunt maintained the shares of BOK in report on Thursday, March 30 with "Buy" rating. Ratings analysis reveals 78% of PG&E Corporation's analysts are positive. Hightower Advisors Llc acquired 68,221 shares as Procter And Gamble Co (PG)'s stock declined 5.17%. Insight 2811, Michigan-based fund reported 3,353 shares.

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Eurogroup head did not criticize any country or region, spokesman says

Dijsselbloem said that while committing to financial rescues for poorer nations in the eurozone was important, "I can't spend all my money on drinks and women and then ask for help". In a post on Facebook , Matteo Renzi, the former Italian prime minister, called Dijsselbloem's remarks "stupid", and said "if he wants to offend Italy, he should do so in a bar, not while holding public office".

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NH Hotel Group switches off its lights during Earth Hour

Thousands of residents of B.C. will join people around the world in turning off their lights and powering down electronics for Earth Hour 2017. On Saturday 25th March at 8.30pm Moor Hall's lights will be dimmed everywhere, all external lights will be switched off and the restaurant and bars will be lit by candles for the hour.

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Donald Trump appeals against judge's new ruling blocking travel ban

Watson questioned that argument, noting that the government said 20 refugees had been resettled in Hawaii since 2010. Watson's ruling covers another provision in the revised order that suspends refugee resettlements. They cited Trump's advocacy, as a presidential candidate, for a halt to immigration by Muslims, and post-election statements to the same effect by the president and others.

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EPA Chief Refuses to Ban a Potentially Dangerous Pesticide

Confusingly, the agency had recommended in 2015 that the chemical, already banned for application in homes in 2001, be banned for use on crops, as well. As a result of Pruitt's decision , children and farmworkers nationwide are endangered, rights advocates and environmental groups charge. This decision by EPA under the Trump Administration to deny the petition is not surprising, given the rhetoric of reducing regulatory burdens and the need to stop regulatory "overreach" by agencies like ...

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Reining in Sanctuary Cities

Turns out, perhaps not so much. Sessions cited guidance issued under the Obama administration about how law enforcement officials should handle undocumented immigrants with criminal histories in his description of the Trump administration's priorities for deportations.

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Analysts At Morgan Stanley Maintained Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) As Sell

American International Group Inc acquired 54,743 shares as Exxon Mobil Corp ( XOM)'s stock rose 3.69%. Finally, BMO Capital Markets initiated coverage on Exxon Mobil in a report on Thursday, December 1st. Its sales stood at -14.10% a year on average in the period of last five years. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: This report was originally reported by Sports Perspectives and is owned by of Sports Perspectives.

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Verizon Said to Plan Online TV Package for Summer Launch

Verizon Communications is gearing up to enter the ever-growing online streaming TV market, alongside competitors like DirecTV Now, Sling TV, PlayStation Vue, as well as soon-to-launch bundles from Hulu and YouTube. In a recent statement announcing a contract extension with Verizon, CBS said the deal included rights for "future digital platforms, with specifics to be released at a later date".

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Dolphins sign suspended McDonald to a one-year, no risk contract

As it relates to McDonald, he was a four-year starter for the Rams after they selected the USC product in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft. McDonald has been suspended for half the season for violating the league's substance abuse policy.

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Westinghouse Bankruptcy Threatens SC Nuclear Project

The approval is necessary before the reactor can be used at NuGen's Moorside new nuclear project in north west England, which could generate around 7 percent of Britain's electricity. WEC Carolina Energy Services, which has a Rock Hill, S.C., address, was among the entities filing for bankruptcy protection, according to court filings.

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Sen. King: 'No doubt whatsoever' Russian Federation interfered in election

Seven professional staff from their committee have been given special security clearances to review the documents and now have access to the same materials usually limited to Congress' "Gang of Eight" - the Republican and Democratic leaders of the House and Senate and their respective intelligence committees.

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Scotland's Nicola Sturgeon formally requests referendum

The vote, which split the Scottish parliament between pro- and anti-independence parties, deepened the dispute between the two governments over both the need for and the timing of the vote. "It would be unfair to the people of Scotland to ask them to make a crucial decision without the necessary information about our future relationship with Europe, or what an independent Scotland would look like", it said.

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The Credit Agricole SA Has $172846000 Position in Walt Disney Co (DIS)

According to Thomson Reuters , sell-side analysts are forecasting a harmony target price of $117.65 on company shares. Nuveen Maryland Premium Income Municipal (NMY) formed multiple bottom with $11.65 target or 7.00% below today's $12.53 share price.

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European Union to convene summit on April 29 to approve guidelines on Brexit

The UK's ambassador to the EU, Sir Tim Barrow, formally informed EU Council president Donald Tusk on Monday morning to expect May's letter next Wednesday. Some estimated suggest the European Union wants Britain to pay a hefty divorce bill of up to 60 billion euros ($64 billion), to cover European Union staff pensions and other expenses the United Kingdom has committed to.

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Global Home Theater Market 2016 - Bose, LG Electronics, Samsung Electronics, Sony, Philips

The Major players reported in the market include: Bayer, Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Teva, Tianjin Tianwei Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, Jiangsu Hanchen Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, Xi Shun billion Biochemical Technology Co., Ltd, Jinan Boss Chemical Industry Co., Ltd, Shaanxi Top Pharm chemical CO.LTD.

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Govt Notifies Simplified ITR, E-Filing to Start From April 1

ITR 1-SAHAJ, 2 and 2A can be used by individual or Hindu Undivided Families whose income does not include income from business. All the forms are to be filed electronically. CBDT in one of the major reforms, notified the designing of one page ITR form to simplify the process of tax filing. Under Section 80C, a deduction of Rs 1.5 lakh can be claimed from total income for investments in LIC, PPF and repayment of housing loan, while Section 80D provides for tax deduction from the total taxable ...

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Investment Research Analysts Opinion: Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY), Honeywell International Inc. (HON)

Evercore ISI downgraded Occidental Petroleum to a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, March 3rd. Mizuho reissued their neutral rating on shares of Occidental Petroleum Co . Following the completion of the acquisition, the insider now owns 76,018 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,767,848.96. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link .

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Senate panel approves agriculture secretary nomination

Secretary of Agriculture. Perdue will live up to the commitments he made to Sens. The almost unanimous committee vote sets Perdue for his final confirmation vote by the full Senate, which will likely occur either next week or after the Easter recess.

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Seattle sues Trump over threat to cut funding to sanctuary cities

Turns out, perhaps not so much. Officials from so-called sanctuary cities met in NY on Tuesday to discuss their response to threats from the Trump administration to cut off some funding to cities and states that fail to assist federal authorities in arresting illegal immigrants.

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Senate OKs bills opposing rulings limiting open records laws

Monday's 21-10 vote leaves the measure just a final, largely ceremonial vote away from going to the House. "Other states in IL, in Kansas, they might think that's the tough choice we are forced to make here", said Eva DeLuna Castro , a former Texas budget official who is now an analyst at the left-leaning Center for Public Policy Priorities .

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Daimler accelerates electric auto program

The expedited time frame reflects the urgency facing carmakers as they brace for a shift away from traditional automotive technologies. "For this reason, efficient combustion engines will continue to be a significant element of the solution during the transitional period", said Daimler .

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Keep an eye on Price Trends: Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s (REGN)

That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been growing by 11.73 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company's last quarterly report. A moving average (MA) is a trend-following or lagging indicator because it is based on past prices. According to Snapchat, 158 million people use the service each day and create 2.5 billion "snaps" between them.

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EPA denies petition to ban pesticide used on crops

DAN CHARLES, BYLINE: The pesticide is called chlorpyrifos . It's worth noting that the Obama administration seems to have dragged its feet on this ban, and that there were some quibbles with the initial, underlying research within the EPA.

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'Watch My Lips': Putin Addresses Russian Interference In US Elections

Some forces in the U.S. are playing the Russian card in order to strengthen their political position, Putin noted, adding that lies, fake news and provocations concerning Russia are being used "in the U.S. Reuters later reported that Putin said that Moscow would support Trump in fighting terrorism and cooperate with the Pentagon and Central Intelligence Agency.

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Price Forecast For ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) Stock At $57.916

Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd's holdings in ConocoPhillips were worth $505,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the stock. Cap Interest Investors owns 6.74M shares or 0.49% of their USA portfolio. This represents a $1.06 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.12%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, February 10th.

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US Supports Fair Trade But Rejects Ban on Protectionism

Breaking a decade-long tradition of endorsing open trade, G20 finance ministers and central bankers made only a token reference to trade in their communique on Saturday, a clear defeat for host nation Germany which fought the new U.S. While some expressed frustration, like French Finance Minister Michel Sapin, others played down the dispute. It was a powerful gesture of solidarity against Trump's trade team, which has suggested that it might turn to individual European Union member ...

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Ban On BS-III Vehicles To Have One-Time Impact: Mahindra

Market leader Hero MotoCorp has offered discounts of Rs 12,500 on scooters, Rs 7,500 on premium bikes and Rs 5,000 on entry level mass market motorcycles. Many majors are also offering free insurance on top of discounts on the BS-III vehicles. There is however a cost involved in such an exercise; not only modifying the exhaust systems, but also transportation costs to bring the BS III vehicles back to the factory for modification.


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