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Schiff says Trump wants focus on tweets, not Russia probe

It's illegal to publicly disclose such classified information. Trump's original tweets accusing Obama of wiretapping seemed designed to create a diversion from the main investigation into what happened during the election, and they certainly have done that.

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Meeting on North Korea nuclear program

Still, he said the United States could "totally" handle the situation in North Korea without China's help. "The president has been pretty clear in messaging how important it is for China to coordinate with the United States and for China to begin exerting its considerable economic leverage to bring about a peaceful resolution to that problem", the official said.

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Admin. completes review of North Korea policy

Chinese President Xi Jinping is due to visit President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida this week. And China will either decide to help us with North Korea, or they won't. President Donald Trump's sonin- law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, is visiting Iraq with the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, an official said Sunday night.

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Opposition Alleges Fraud in Ecuador Presidential Vote

On election night, thousands of outraged Lasso supporters shouting "fraud" crashed through metal barricades to nearly reach the entrance of the electoral council's headquarters in Quito . "It's the moment for peace and unity", Moreno, 64, said. The jibe was a reference to an interview with The Guardian in which Lasso said one of his first acts as president would be to "cordially ask Señor Assange to leave within 30 days of assuming a mandate".

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Tesla Reports Record Delivery Numbers

Germany was a great contributor with a 157% increase in deliveries year-over-year during the first quarter. Although the production of 25,418 (also a record) cars was much higher than the 15,150 cars produced a year ago, the increase was much smaller when compared to the fourth quarter when the company built 24,882 cars, notes The New York Times .

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South Africa's top trade union tells Zuma to go

Meanwhile, Zuma said on Tuesday the country's fiscal policy would remain unchanged after his cabinet reshuffle and that his ministers would reach out to worldwide investors to assure them of this after S&P downgraded the country's credit level to " junk ".

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Sse Plc (SSE) Downgraded by HSBC Holdings plc to Hold

About 40,345 shares traded. It has underperformed by 8.79% the S&P500. On Thursday analysts at Peel Hunt indicated On The Beach Group Plc's (LON:OTB) shares as "Buy" in a research note issued to investors. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2016 Q4. Kelly Lawrence W & Ca, a California-based fund reported 150 shares. Quantbot Techs Ltd Partnership owns 3,977 shares.

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Wisconsin superintendent race, school referendums on ballot

Evers was targeted by some Republicans as he's the only Democratic-leaning statewide official in a significant office. "While tonight did not go as we had hoped, I am grateful to my family friends and supporters around Wisconsin who gave me the platform from which to engage in a dialogue about education in our state and raise serious regarding the condition of education in Wisconsin", the statement reads.

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McAfee on its own as independent security vendor

Mr Dye said McAfee would continue as a privately owned company but added there could be "opportunities in the future to go public or do a different strategic transaction". Intel acquired McAfee nearly six years ago, making it a wholly owned subsidiary before integrating it fully within the chipmaker's operations. Young said McAfee will work to combine technology with people and organizations to help counter cyber adversaries.

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China, Cherry Coke, and the Oracle of Omaha

The Atlanta company says it made a decision to feature a drawing of the billionaire investor on cans for the launch of Cherry Coke in the country. The investor will not be paid for the promotion Buffet once said that he was "one-quarter Coca-Cola", admitting that he drinks five cans of Coke a day.

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City sues Trump administration over sanctuary city executive order

It also asks the judge to declare that Trump's order is an unconstitutional violation of the 10th Amendment by attempting to force the city to enforce federal immigration law. He added that city leaders across the country are already committed to complying with federal laws and ensuring that criminals are prosecuted regardless of their immigration status.

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Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus returns to training

Chelsea will be looking to bounce back when they host Manchester City on Wednesday, while Hull and Middlesbrough battle it out in a relegation six-pointer. Chelsea failed to avoid defeat against Palace despite boasting a close to full-strength team and having nearly 80 minutes in which to turn the game around.

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Stock Spirits Group PLC (STCK) Upgraded at Numis Securities Ltd

Out of 9 Wall Street analysts rating PG&E Corporation, 7 give it "Buy", 0 "Sell" rating, while 2 recommend "Hold". Therefore 63% are positive. Proctor & Gamble has $106 highest and $61.0 lowest target. It has underperformed by 2.42% the S&P500. The lowest target is $54 while the high is $67. Proctor & Gamble had 45 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

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Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (WRE) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA

Farr Miller & Washington LLC DC now owns 64,888 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $2,121,000 after buying an additional 1,181 shares during the last quarter. As of December 31, 2016, the Company's portfolio included MOBs, such as single-tenant and multi-tenant, and other healthcare facilities, such as hospitals and senior care.

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Senate Intelligence Committee Rejects Flynn's Request for Immunity

Ferriero did not say when the agency contacted White House officials to remind them about the records requirement, but officials briefed the White House counsel's office about the law on February 2, according to the archivist's letter to Sens.

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Trump Adviser Cohn Lists $254 Million in Assets in Ethics Filing

Here is a look at some of Trump's aides on the White House rich list. The documents released Friday suggest that her brand - which her father, the president, berated a private company for refusing to sell last month - is valued at more than $50 million.

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Mississippi State, South Carolina Set To Square Off In Women's NCAA Championship

Mississippi State kept fighting, cutting the deficit to four points with 6:53 to play. A first-time champion is set to be crowned in women's basketball with an all-Southeastern Conference NCAA title game between SC and Mississippi State. Just 48 hours ago it was the Bulldogs who looked invincible after beating formerly undefeated CT on Morgan William's buzzer-beating shot in overtime.

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Ivanka Trump's new job at the White House raises questions about Ethics

Jamie Gorelick, an attorney and ethics adviser for Ivanka Trump, said she would follow the ethics rules that apply to government employees, according to the Associated Press . Measures taken will include divesting her common stock, tech investments, and investment funds, although Gorelick conceded that Ivanka doesn't "believe it eliminates conflicts in every way".

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More advertisers say they have ditched Fox's O'Reilly show

GlaxoSmithKline Plc, Bayer AG and Sanofi also removed their commercials from the program. An advertiser boycott against Fox News's Bill O'Reilly picked up dramatic speed Tuesday in a rapid-fire reaction to the news that the outspoken host has been the subject of a succession of sexual-harassment allegations over the past 15 years.

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Michigan Governor and Advocacy Groups Praise Flint Settlement

Based on this, many residents in Flint will still be using water filters for the next three years. "I don't feel safe, period, anymore", Jones, a Flint apartment resident, said by phone. Aside from the settlement, the city is working on plans to build a new water treatment plant by 2019. Locals reported of losing hair, rapid weight loss and getting rashes.

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Cyclone Debbie's days of destruction

Police Commissioner Ian Stewart says it's still a unsafe situation. Forecasters expect a major flood peak to hit Rockhampton by the early hours of Thursday, reaching a level larger than the 2011 floods and potentially matching the February 1954 flood level of 9.4 metres.

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Woman Takes Trump's Scotland Golf Course to Court Over Public Urination Photos

I just squatted in the dunes". Beyts, 62, who has opposed the development from the start over environmental concerns, said she was walking near the course with friend Sue Edwards in April 2016 when nature called. She in turn launched a claim for damages of £3,000 against Trump International and alleges that the organisation breached the UK's laws on data protection and privacy.

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US coal companies ask Trump to stick with Paris climate deal

Peabody said Monday it had been able to reduce costs and slash debt to about $2bn from more than $10bn in the past year and noted it is in a position to start paying dividends in 2018. The downturn shut hundreds of USA mines, leaving thousands out of work. Mr. Kellow credited Trump's initiatives, including an executive order repealing one of Barack Obama's signature environmental measures, with affirming coal's place in the nation's energy mix.

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UN Security Council to meet Wednesday on alleged Syria chemical attack

He saw more than 100 injured and at least 20 bodies of children, women and men at one of the hospitals tasked with treating the wounded, he said . "The toll continues to increase as do the strikes in the Idlib region as well as non-chemical attacks in Hama", the group said .

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Susan Rice requested to unmask names of Trump transition officials, sources say

Nada Bakos, a former Central Intelligence Agency analyst, noted on Twitter that it was not "odd or wrong" for the national security adviser to read "a report of foreign officials discussing United States persons coming into" the White House.

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London police charge 6 more in beating of asylum-seeker

Hadi Ahmed said he visited his brother, who is being treated at London's King's College Hospital on Tuesday, and only found out on Monday he was the victim of the assault after seeing his picture in the news. Prime Minister Theresa May said it "was an absolutely abominable attack, completely unacceptable". They will appear in court on 1 May. The eight defendants who made court appearances Tuesday were granted conditional bail.

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Lawmakers weigh White House offer to revive health care bill

The legislation was pulled from the House floor after it did not garner enough support to pass. Several Republicans emerging from the closed-door GOP caucus Tuesday morning said they weren't ready to sign on to any deal. Those moderates met with Vice President Mike Pence, Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden.

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South Africa credit rating cut to junk

That led to South Africa's credit rating being cut to junk status putting more pressure on a troubled economy. Mr Gordhan's sacking has outraged opponents and some political allies of Mr Zuma, undermining his authority as President, and threatens to split the ANC, which has governed South Africa since the end of apartheid.

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What is 'unmasking' and why would Obama adviser do it?

Sen. Sciutto told Anderson Cooper, "Again, to senior intelligence officials who work for both Democrats and Republicans, this appears to be a story, largely ginned up, partly as a distraction from this larger investigation", adding that "someone close to Ambassador Rice" said that such unmasking was "not unusual".

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Are Digital Realty Trust (DLR)'s Struggles Behind Them?

Other research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. 04/09/2015 - Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp. had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at Susquehanna. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This news story was originally reported by Chaffey Breeze and is owned by of Chaffey Breeze. If you are accessing this piece on another site, it was stolen and republished in violation of United States and global copyright law.

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Trump hits the links with Rand Paul, White House says

Trump golfed and discussed policy with Paul and budget director Mick Mulvaney, said White House spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham. Law enforcement says that the president's National Golf Club was vandalized over the weekend, with the word "Resist" spray painted on the Trump golf course grass in Sterling , Virginia.

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Showtime developing miniseries on deposed Fox chief Ailes

The most prominent national advertiser in the show was AT&T, which ran three corporate image-burnishing spots during the hourlong seg. If wary advertisers continue to flee, it could deliver a major financial blow to the bottom line of Fox News .

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Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD) Admits It's a Giant Tire Fire

Joe Bell with the Cafaro Company says, "The situation with Sears and Kmart is no secret to anybody in the shooing center industry". Along the way, the company has attempted to spin off or shed operating units (i.e., Lands' End , Orchard Supply, Sears Canada, Sears Hometown, etc.), license brands such as Craftsman, monetize the real estate assets and try and transform its business with a "member" and online focus.

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The end is near for Bertha, Seattle's tunnel boring machine

Bertha, one of the world's largest boring machines, will cut through a thick concrete wall at midday on Tuesday if all goes according to plan, completing the most hard phase of building a highway under the heart of downtown Seattle . Crews spent much of 2014 digging a pit to reach the machine so it could be pulled out and repaired. The removal of water near the pit sparked concerns about the ground in the area settling and posing a danger to pipes, buildings and roadways.

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Luke Shaw In Squad To Play Everton Following Mourinho Meeting

However, the availability of Herrera and Ibrahimovic and the possibility of Paul Pogba recovering from a hamstring injury in time for the Everton clash will ease Mourinho's selection concerns. Even if United finish outside the top four they can reach the Champions League by winning the Europa League, and asked if it was time to prioritise the continental competition, Mourinho said: "When we keep losing players I will have to".


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