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TJ Maxx And Marshalls Remove Ivanka Trump's Fashion Line

Asked about the use of the @POTUS account to retweet the jab at Nordstrom's and its connection to Trump's family businesses during the White House press briefing, Press Secretary Sean Spicer said, "I think this was less about his family business [than] an attack on his daughter".

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GOP Statesmen Pitch Carbon Tax at White House

A group of senior Republican Party figures is calling for the Trump administration to give its backing to a carbon tax. The plan, proposed by a group dubbed the Climate Leadership Council on Wednesday, calls for a carbon tax that increases over time and distributes the proceeds back to Americans in the form of a dividend.

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Trump's Labor Secretary Pick Andrew Puzder Admits to Employing Undocumented Worker

Puzder's confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee has been pushed back four times. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., is the committee chairman. Puzder's nomination has stirred criticism because of his views on issues such as sick leave and overtime pay for workers. "The franchise model's pervasive presence in the fast food industry, the frequency of serious labor violations connected with franchising and your past or present financial interest in Roark ...

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Instant analysis: Eagles release CB Leodis McKelvin

They will most likely look to address those needs both in free agency and in the draft. It will be interesting to see what the Eagles do at corner, where the other 2016 starter, Nolan Carroll, also had a disappointing year and is scheduled to become a free agent.

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Seattle to divest from Wells Fargo in pipeline protest

In September, Wells agreed to pay regulators $185 million in fines to settle allegations that its employees may have opened as many as 2 million unauthorized accounts to meet aggressive sales goals. Turning to Rennova Health, Inc. The stock, after opening at $0.07, touched a high of $0.08 before paring much of its gains. The consensus recommendation by Thomson Reuters analysts is Hold and their mean rating for the stock is 2.71 on scale of 1-5.

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Winter Storm Warning Issued For Tomorrow (This Is Not A Drill)

Winter weather advisories are in effect for Atlantic, Cape May, and Cumberland counties for tomorrow morning for 1 to 4 inches of snow. The Weather Channel reported that the region, including New York City, Boston and parts of Philadelphia, will receive over six inches of fresh snow Thursday .

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Pssst. This is when Boris Johnson renounced his United States citizenship

The former London mayor is among the 5,411 individuals to renounce his American citizenship in 2016. Johnson's decision, rather than politically motivated, may be to get away from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Johnson had said in 2015 he meant to give up his dual nationality for patriotic reasons. More recently, he suggested he would avoid visiting NY because of "the real risk of meeting Donald Trump".

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Approaching cold front may bring more wind and rain

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3 a.m., then a slight chance of showers between 3 a.m. and 4 a.m. The high will be a more seasonal 41 degrees. tomorrow , according to the NWS, and snow will pick back up after 1 p.m. and wind gusts will be as high as 40 miles per hour. Some insight from retired NWS meteorologist Jim Lushine: Last night about 9 p.m., I saw a meteor flash across the sky from north to south.

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People Were Arrested After Protesters Blocked A Van From Deporting A Mother

A protester locked himself to the van carrying Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos that is stopped by protesters outside the Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility, Wednesday, Feb. "Besides the few people engaged in criminal acts, most people out here are peaceful and exercising their rights properly", they said in a Twitter message.

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Heavy Rains Bring More Cold Weather To Mid Michigan

Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Wind chill readings zero to 10 above zero. This is our cold day for the week as most daytime highs will stay near freezing. Cloudy, with a high near 59. For those of us in the city of Philadelphia and points south and east, this will start as rain with temperatures likely still in the 40's as the precipitation arrives.

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Civil and Human Rights Coalition Calls Sessions Confirmation a 'Grave Mistake'

Warren is now barred from speaking on the Senate floor until Sessions' debate concludes. Wednesday night's final vote on Sessions' confirmation lacked drama. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., that labeled Sessions a disgrace. The rule says senators are not allowed to "directly or indirectly, by any form of words impute to another Senator or to other Senators any conduct or motive unworthy or unbecoming a Senator".

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Schneiderman unveils voting reform bill

Schneiderman's solution: the NY Votes Act , a package of legislative changes that includes automatic voter registration, same-day voter registration and early voting. Permit a registered voter to vote at the local BOE in the same county where the voter is registered, or at one or more other designated polling places, seven days per week starting two weeks before an election.

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Three contractors killed in explosion at Louisiana paper mill

State Police Sgt. James Anderson said six of the seven injuries were minor, and one was moderate. Three were transported to Beauregard Memorial Hospital, two to Lake Charles Memorial and two to Rapides Regional Medical Center. Toler said every available emergency responder in the area is on the scene. Louisiana State Police were also responding to the incident. The scene has been contained and multiple police, fire and first responders are at the plant which is on USA 190 between Deridder ...

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U.S. weighs blacklisting Islamic Revolutionary Guards

Quoting US officials familiar with the matter, a report by the news agency Reuters said that several American government agencies have been consulted about such a proposal. The IRGC is one military force of the Islamic Republic of Iran which reports directly to the supreme leader, Ayatollah Khamenai. Critics worry the new designation could destabilize the Middle East and complicate the U.S.

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NY State Lawmakers Move To Postpone NYC Bag Fee

It's the law, it's the right thing to do, and everyone knows that except, apparently, Mayor de Blasio". Lawmakers disagreed, saying the fee would be a burden on already-strapped consumers. Andrew Cuomo to sign or veto. Council Members Brad Lander and Margaret Chin, the city bill's original co-sponsors, released a statement shortly after the vote.

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Senate approves abortion bill

Now seven states ban such abortions: Kansas, Oklahoma, West Virginia, Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, and Arkansas. The legislation, sponsored by Republican Rep. "They've even picked out a name, purchased clothes, built a nursery". "Who knows best about the needs of women and their babies?" asked Sen. Supporters said they were eminently qualified to vote to support life.

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Smugglers Tried To Hide Nearly 2 Tons Of Marijuana In Fake Limes

Authorities said they found almost 4,000 pounds of marijuana hidden inside fake limes near the border in Pharr, Texas . "This is an outstanding interception of narcotics", said Efrain Solis Jr., the director of the Hidalgo/Pharr/Anzalduas Port of Entry.

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Former NSA contractor indicted over 50TB gov't classified data theft

Rosenstein called the alleged theft a "flagrant abuse" of the trust placed in him by the United States government. It is not now known whether any of the alleged stolen data was utilized for nefarious purposes, sold, or leaked. A contractor for the US National Security Agency was indicted Wednesday for removing massive amounts of top secret materials, but was not accused of leaking or selling them to anyone.

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Nationwide Planned Parenthood Protest to hit Alabama

What do you think is at stake for your patients under the new administration? She also remembered seeing a number of mothers attending with their small children, showing their support of life. So there were less people that were willing to become abortion providers. Planned Parenthood said federal funds can't be used for abortions, unless there is an extreme circumstance.

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Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:Z) current consensus investment analysts is to Outperform

The current share price indicate that stock is -7.55% away from its one year high and is moving 140.04% ahead of its 52-week low. Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Zillow Group , Inc. Revenue was $227.6 million, up 34% from $169.4 million in the same quarter past year. The company reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.03.

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US Marshals locate, arrest convicted sex offender

Marshal Chris Leuer told the Virginian-Pilot. According to the Texas sex offender registry, Stager was convicted of taking indecent liberties with a 15-year-old girl. He was last seen at the Richmond International Airport in Virginia and was charged with escape on February 3. Stager originally pled guilty to charges of indecency with a child in North Carolina in 1999.

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California retains drought measures, despite wet weather

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California put out a statement shortly after the board's vote Wednesday expressing its disappointment. Water Board staff recommends extending the regulations until an assessment of the water supply is done in April or May.

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NC lawmakers fume as court order prevents confirmation hearings

People with cameras ran in the crowded hearing room as Meredith spoke to colleagues and a separate table with a placard identifying Larry Hall, Cooper's secretary for military and veterans' affairs. Sen. Wesley Meredith, R-Cumberland, said before cancelling a Commerce and Insurance Committee meeting today that "make no mistake: the General Assembly will meet to review the qualifications of Gov.

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Slain jogger's dad spotted with club after suspect nabbed

Lewis, 20, was charged with second-degree murder in the death of Howard Beach jogger Karina Vetrano. The 30-year-old Vetrano was strangled when she went for a run alone in Spring Creek Park on August 2 of last year. "Lewis was interviewed by detectives and made detailed incriminating statements and admissions". "We heard the news...and it hasn't really even sunk in yet, the magnitude of it", Vetrano's father said Sunday.

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Intel to spend $7B for factory in Arizona, hire 3000

The announcement comes just days after Intel joined more than 100 other companies in filing court papers declaring Trump's executive order on immigration to be unconstitutional. The new plant will manufacture chipsat the 7-nanometer process node, the most advanced chip fabrication process at the moment. The 7-nm factory is a big investment and could lead toward longer battery life to smaller devices.

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RFK's son to run for IL governor

Bruce Rauner in front of the IL delegation. He also managed the Merchandise Mart, a landmark Chicago exhibition hall, and now oversees Wolf Point, a real estate development project in the city's downtown. Since taking office in 2015, Rauner has feuded with the Democratic-led state legislature, leaving the nation's fifth most-populated state without a full-year operating budget.

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Photo Shows Erosion Damage along Lake Oroville Dam Spillway

Photos show what appear to be boulder-size chunks of concrete in the spillway's bottom. The timing of the shutdown is critical: a huge amount of runoff is coming into Lake Oroville from the Feather River watershed after recent storms. The agency is offering words of assurance, even while engineers plan to keep the spillway dry for a few days to assess the damage. "And so as we got closer we saw there was definitely a real problem".

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MS man has 130-pound tumor removed in Bakersfield

For more than 12 years, Roger Logan said physicians put the non-cancerous growth that dangled from his midsection down to obesity. "We did what we had to do to get here", Logan told KABC . Other surgeons had deemed Logan's mass as inoperable, but Dev had treated someone previously with a similar mass. "She wouldn't let me quit". "My feet are together", Logan said, wiggling his toes in his hospital bed.

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The LEGO NINJAGO Movie Trailer

The Lego Batman Movie is a little darker and edgier than its predecessor - there are tons of bad guys, battles, explosions, bombs, weapons, destruction, and general mayhem, and the main characters are constantly in peril. " The Lego Ninjago Movie " centers on young Lloyd, a.k.a. the Green Ninja , along with his friends, who are all secret warriors and LEGO Master Builders.

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Pennsylvania woman killed by clothing donation bin: Coroner

Michelle Podpora, a resident of Mount Carmel, PA, says she drove by that donation bin during the time Permar was stuck there. Investigators believe Permar went out to the donation bin, located along Route 54 in Natalie, around 2 a.m. Bags with clothes and shoes that had been pulled from the bin were on the ground. "So yeah, it hits me, hit me hard", said Michelle Podpora. Her black Hummer was nearby with its engine still running.

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Merkley, Senate Dems pull all-nighter to oppose DeVos

Some experts speculate that with DeVos as education secretary, the Trump administration may seek to overhaul President Obama's Race to the Top program. Meghan McCain said today on "Outnumbered" that the intense backlash and vitriol against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has been "a little sexist".

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Ted Cruz awkwardly congratulates woman suffering from MS

Senators Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders debated the merits of Obamacare, whether healthcare is a right or is something the government should leave alone, and the extent to which Washington smells like a dairy farm. You have access to that as well. I trust you, and I trust your doctors, " Cruz remarked, outlining his view of the fundamental differences in their approaches.

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'Running nightmare': Pair wanted in multi-state killing spree

She remains in critical condition in a Pensacola hospital. Eastern time and later found Boyette dead of single gunshot wound inside the motel room. Eventually she told police Boyette had threatened to kill her a number of times, according to the arrest report, and that he was the offender in another violent case where she had told police she was attacked by a stranger.

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Open carry advocates arrested after entering police station with rifle

When the officer told him that he could file a complaint, Vreeland said would do just that. "It was pretty clear based on the cameras that they were there to make a statement ", Lt. The men drove to the police headquarters to confront the police. "Because of the reaction we saw yesterday, we always wear body armor". Vreeland said he and Baker were arrested by multiple police officers and later held for about eight hours in the police department lockup.

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If You Ghost, Do You Throw Shade? US Dictionary Adds New Words

Take a peek at all of the new additions to the dictionary on Merriam Webster's website . Numerous other new additions reflect how central technology has become in English-speakers' lives - for good and for hours upon hours on the couch. Snollygoster was dropped from our Collegiate dictionary in 2003 because it had fallen almost completely from use; its frequent use by conservative pundit Bill O'Reilly sent people to the dictionary to find it over and over in recent years, and demonstrated ...


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