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by | March 31, 2017 | 01:57

The official said Walsh saw a need to better organize support for the White House's initiatives on the outside. Deputy chief of staff Katie Walsh said Thursday she decided to make the move after the Trump-backed health care bill failed last week to amass enough support to clear the House.

by | March 31, 2017 | 01:54

Lt. Robert Sellers said authorities have a suspect. According to the AP, Harvey was serving multiple life sentences after pleading guilty to killing 37 people while working at hospitals in Cincinnati and London, Kentucky. The Daily News adds that Harvey allegedly studied witchcraft and was linked to neo-Nazi groups. "But he was involved in about 50 people's deaths, and I guess maybe the good Lord gave him what he deserved", said Larry Bellamy, of Louisville, Kentucky, whose father-in-law is ...

by | March 29, 2017 | 02:04

The one he had seven years to work on. Judge Jeanine Pirro accused the Wisconsin lawmaker of having "failed to deliver the votes on his healthcare bill, one trumpeted to repeal and replace Obamacare". Seib explains. Reince Priebus , the White House chief of staff says that both Ryan and the president enjoy each other's friendship. Wallace pushed back with an: "Oh, come on".

by | March 28, 2017 | 00:49

Amid reports Saturday that President Donald Trump would spend his afternoon "holding meetings" at a golf course he owns in Virginia, grassroots support is growing for a new bill introduced late this week that would force the president to provide visitor logs for Trump-owned properties where he conducts official government business.

by | March 28, 2017 | 00:53

That seemed to be the case on Sunday when he was at Trump National Golf Club in Virginia for less than an hour. On another occasion in February, Mr Trump played a round of golf with pro golfer Rory McIlroy though there was some dispute about how much golf the President played that day.

by | March 28, 2017 | 00:53

The apex bank issued a statement to the effect through its official twitter account. He further said all banks had also been directed to immediately post the new rate on electronic display boards in the banking halls of their branches. However, there were indications at the weekend that the apex bank planned to pump in more foreign exchange into the interbank space to meet the demands of genuine wholesale and retail customers as well as strengthen the value of the naira against other global ...

by | March 28, 2017 | 00:50

The president's top advisers have been divided over whether America should formally withdraw from the 2015 global warming pact that Obama and his deputies helped broker through the U.N. He's already rolled back the Clean Water Act. Nor does the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, who sued the agency he now runs more than a dozen times as attorney general of Oklahoma to prevent it from enforcing rules limiting emissions by the state's powerful fossil-fuel ...

by | March 24, 2017 | 02:58

Coconut creme pie iced coffee, a pink lemonade Coolatta, and fruited mango pineapple and blackberry teas also launch Monday. Let us never forget that a large-size (32-oz) Frozen Caramel Swirl Coffee Coolatta boasts an impressive 990 calories, 47 grams of fat and 138 grams of sugar.

by | March 22, 2017 | 00:43

Expectations that the Federal Reserve will have to step up rate hikes to counter inflationary pressure from Trump's stimulus are also waning after the Fed dropped no hints of an acceleration in credit tightening last week. This might seem daunting, at first, but NerdWallet mortgage analyst Tim Manni confides: "For consumers now shopping for a mortgage to purchase a property or refinance an existing loan, shouldn't feel like a real shock to the system since the rate move has already been ...

by | March 22, 2017 | 00:43

Ivanka's elevated position has historians and ethics experts questioning the appropriateness of having one of the president's adult children serving directly in the administration, especially while continuing to own a business. The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Trump still owns her fashion brand, but she stepped down from her position at the company.

by | March 22, 2017 | 00:43

He joined Uber from Target Corp, where he was chief marketing officer and is credited with modernising the retailer's brand. His exit follows a string of highly publicized controversies that have dogged the ride-hailing giant, such as sexual harassment and toxic workplace allegations, reports of hard behaviour from CEO Travis Kalanick, undermining taxi strikes in the wake of US President Donald Trump's initial immigration ban in January, and supposedly stealing trade secrets from ...

by | March 21, 2017 | 00:52

He was also a philanthropist giving $225 million to the Rockefeller Brothers Fund in 2006, $100 million each to NY institutions in 2005 and $100 million to his alma mater, Harvard University in 2008. Rockefeller and his wife, the former Margaret McGrath, were married in 1940 and had six children - David Jr., Richard, Abby, Neva, Margaret and Eileen.

by | March 20, 2017 | 00:48

Then-President Barack Obama and his family were not at the White House at the time and Gonzalez was apprehended just inside the doors. President Trump commended the Secret Service and said that he had been informed about the intrusion, Reuters reports .

by | March 19, 2017 | 01:08

EUROPEAN OPTIMISM: Stock markets across the Atlantic rose, with the French CAC 40 up 0.6% and Germany's DAX up 0.5%. The euro hit a five-week high against the dollar Thursday, after the Federal Reserve signaled that interest rates in the USA will rise at a more cautious pace than investors were expecting.

by | March 18, 2017 | 01:31

Because markets have long priced in their expectations for this Fed move "the increase itself may have limited market-moving potential, putting the spotlight on a revised set of economic and rate path projections as well as a press conference with Chair Yellen ", said Ilya Spivak, currency and commodities analyst with Daily FX.

by | March 18, 2017 | 01:30

Though the USA government has previously charged individual Russian hackers with cybercrime - as well as hackers directly linked to the Chinese and Iranian governments - this is the first criminal case to name as defendants sitting members of the FSB for hacking charges, the Justice Department said.

by | March 18, 2017 | 01:27

Gold producers also gained as bullion prices inched up. As OPEC compliance comes under scrutiny once more, hark, here are five things to consider in oil markets today. There was a closed door meeting between Saudi officials and executives from top shale producers including ConocoPhillips (COP), EOG Resources (EOG) and Occidental Petroleum (OXY) warning producers that they shouldn't assume the cartel will extend the output cuts.

by | March 18, 2017 | 01:29

Now, "the focus will shift to board projections". The Nikkei rose 0.1 percent to 19,590.14 points, after trading in negative territory earlier in the session. WALL STREET: Major U.S. benchmarks ended lower. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 added 0.2 percent to 5,799.60 and India's Sensex was up 0.3 percent at 29,683.29.

by | March 18, 2017 | 01:30

Earlier this month, former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders savaged Trump with a single tweet and now the official McDonald's Twitter account has had a go. In fact, the online news and social networking service has been hacked way back in 2013, which affected approximately 250,000 users, including Burger King and Jeep's corporate Twitter accounts .

by | March 17, 2017 | 01:28

Among those near the summit of Mount Etna when it began to erupt was a 76-year-old woman who was able to rush to safety. The injured people are recovering in nearby hospitals, according to La Repubblica, but they are not thought to be seriously hurt.

by | March 15, 2017 | 01:00

United Airlines , the dominant carrier at Newark Liberty International Airport, has yet to cancel Tuesday departures but that's nearly certain to change. New York City might be spared but the worst is still yet to come for the rest of the northeast, as the brunt of the snowstorm was expected Tuesday afternoon.

by | March 12, 2017 | 00:59

Cannon-Brookes did not respond to a request for comment . South Australia is a renewable-energy-dependent state, and the market has been in short supply recently, causing blackouts across the region, reported Reuters . Tesla has already completed an 80MWh grid-scale battery farm in California, in 90 days, for US$100m, so the precedent has been set for the scale of project.

by | March 12, 2017 | 00:57

Green has been serving as USA attorney since October 14, 2010, after being nominated by Obama on July 14, 2010. Bharara was sacked just hours after he refused to comply with Attorney General Jeff Sessions' order on Friday for 46 USA attorneys (all the ones that had been nominated by the Obama administration) to resign, effective immediately.

by | March 10, 2017 | 00:45

A Wall Street firm is marking International Women's Day with a call to increase gender diversity on corporate boards and is driving the point home with a symbolic standoff. Not incidentally, Tuesday also marks the first anniversary of the SPDR SSGA Gender Diversity Index ETF , an exchange-traded fund operated by SSGA that only holds companies with women in leadership positions.

by | March 09, 2017 | 00:38

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. American Electric Power Company Inc was Upgraded by Wells Fargo to Outperform on Jan 10, 2017. The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, April 25th. The company's P/E is 53.16 and Forward P/E ratio is 17.06.

by | March 07, 2017 | 00:42

In December 2016 in Vienna, 11 non-OPEC countries, including Azerbaijan, agreed to curtail oil output jointly by 558,000 barrels per day. Oil has fluctuated as investors assess whether US output and inventory gains will hurt efforts by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and other nations to ease a glut.

by | March 05, 2017 | 01:10

Spokespeople for both Opel and PSA have refused to talk about the transaction, which means we'll have to wait until Monday to find out whether the report will pan out. The article goes on, saying 2016 marks the 16 consecutive year of losses for GM's European devision, making GM's willingness to ditch the brand-over which it has held control for 90 years-not all too surprising.

by | March 04, 2017 | 01:10

Chuck Schumer (D - New York), American Democrats are pushing for investigations into executive relationships with Russian Federation, and President Donald Trump is responding tit for tat. The last 48 hours have seen such a massive unraveling of major news about President Donald Trump's connections to Russian Federation that we, quite frankly, didn't know where to start.

by | March 04, 2017 | 00:55

In one such city, Portland, in Oregon, US, the use of the tool was uncovered by authorities in 2014, when Uber was still wrangling with the city over whether it could operate its UberX service legally. Although multiple employees raised ethical and legal concerns about Greyball, Uber lawyers had approved of the program, according to the report .

by | March 04, 2017 | 00:54

From the Office of U.S. Sen. The Senate confirmed retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson as housing secretary and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry as energy secretary Thursday. "President Trump called you to this role to serve as the 14th Secretary of Energy because of who you are because of what you've done". Mr Perry has promised to protect America's nuclear stockpile and is an advocate of all forms of U.S.