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Rep. Beto O'Rourke Faces A Tough Race To Unseat Sen. In his new political ad, a country jingle teases "Liberal Robert wanted to fit in, so he changed his name to Beto and hid it with a grin". "He is the most exciting, most credible, best-funded Democrat in Texas this year". As The New York Times reported , both candidates won their primaries handily, but Cruz maintains an upper hand in terms of turnout.
  • Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) Stake Raised by Edge Advisors LLC

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    The Tremblant Capital Group holds 2.89 million shares with $95.30 million value, down from 2.98M last quarter. Adobe Systems Inc. now has $108.20B valuation. 12,500 are owned by Weiss Multi. Since September 11, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 selling transactions for $4.52 million activity. A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company.
  • Kosovo-Serbia Feud Slows Down Millions of Digital Clocks in EU

    Kosovo-Serbia Feud Slows Down Millions of Digital Clocks in EU

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    The plant is connected to the larger European power grid , but its absence shouldn't have been a problem. "The decrease in frequency average is affecting also those electric clocks that are steered by the frequency of the power system and not by a quartz crystal", it said in a statement.
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    President Trump Holds "Listening Session" on Violent Video Games

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    It has been suggested, by Mr Trump, that video games contribute to the mass shootings that the U.S. has experienced recently. The Trump administration said the President would meet members of the video game industry to talk about virtual violence shaping young people's minds, and yesterday he did.
  • Chelsea youngster Kenedy scores handsome first Newcastle goal vs. Southampton

    Chelsea youngster Kenedy scores handsome first Newcastle goal vs. Southampton

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    Newcastle United secured three massive Premier League points at the expense of relegation rivals Southampton with a 3-0 win at St James' Park this afternoon. " We did not represent the club with the values that the club has got ". "They are a good team, who have good possession". "After, we were moving the ball well and playing quick counter-attacks so there were a lot of positives for us".
  • Snow hits NE Ohio, causing some morning commute issues

    Snow hits NE Ohio, causing some morning commute issues

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    There were still 435,000 customers without power in the Northeast on Friday morning, including 169,000 in MA and 141,000 in New Jersey . The storm is likely to strengthen quickly enough to produce gusty winds along part of of the mid-Atlantic coast.
  • Oakland Cafe: No service for police officers

    Oakland Cafe: No service for police officers

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    About two weeks ago, Hasta Muerta Coffee in East Oakland posted a photo on Instagram of an Oakland police patch and badge crossed out. The post also included Facebook and Yelp reviews from people criticizing them for turning away the officer, who is the president of the Latino Police Officers Association of Alameda County.
  • Are The President's Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Good for America?

    Are The President's Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Good for America?

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    As expected, the winners were domestic steelmakers. STEEL - Canada is the No. 1 steel exporter in the United States, with 84 percent of its steel exports, worth C$9.0 billion, sent south past year, according to Statistics Canada. He also added Australia to the list of likely carve-outs. However, he took aim at Germany, reviving a longstanding gripe that European NATO allies do not pay their fair share.
  • Donald Trump Agrees To Talk With Kim Jong

    Donald Trump Agrees To Talk With Kim Jong

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    South Koreans responded positively to the news, with online comments congratulating Mr Moon for laying the groundwork for the Trump-Kim talks. USA policy has long resisted offering any validation to the rogue regime - validation it could then leverage geopolitically.
  • INX Media case: Karti files caveat in SC

    INX Media case: Karti files caveat in SC

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    The ED said allowing Karti, son of senior Congress leader P Chidambaram , to approach the high court in the money laundering case arising out of the INX Media graft case, would set a "bad precedent" for others. The court allowed Karti to be confronted with his chartered accountant S Bhaskararaman. Directorate of Enforcement arrested Karti's chartered accountant S Bhaskararaman in the case under provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).
  • The US Justice Department just proposed banning rapid-fire 'bump stocks'

    The US Justice Department just proposed banning rapid-fire 'bump stocks'

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    After the February 14 school shooting in Parkland, Florida that killed 17 people, President Donald Trump called for a ban on bump stocks even though the semi-automatic rifle used in that case was not fitted with the device. The recoil causes the gun to buck back and forth, "bumping" the trigger. According to the Washington Post , bump stocks have been around since about 2001, but the government hasn't regulated them because their modifications don't entail alterations to the weapon's ...
  • EU Expects US Tariff Exclusion, Could Hit Back In 90 Days

    EU Expects US Tariff Exclusion, Could Hit Back In 90 Days

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    But they appeared to win no quick concessions. "Increasing defense spending would make it a much more broad-based political issue, and not one which the European Union trade commissioner could give any commitments to at this stage", said Allie Renison, head of Europe and trade policy at the Institute of Directors.
  • 'A Wrinkle in Time' Screenwriter On Adapting Iconic Novel

    'A Wrinkle in Time' Screenwriter On Adapting Iconic Novel

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    And, yes, this movie is flawless for 11 and 12 years olds as well as the 11 or 12 year olds inside of us. Such a request is possible to varying degrees in a fantasy flick that's consistently magical, admirably earnest, admittedly freaky and borderline heady for the youngest of audiences.
  • Other US-North Korea developments

    Other US-North Korea developments

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    Kim would also boost his own standing by becoming the first of the three hereditary leaders of North Korea to sit down with an American president. In 2000, Marshal Jo Myong Rok, a powerful figure in the North Korean armed forces, became the first and most senior North Korean official to visit the White House and meet a USA president, then Bill Clinton.
  • Canada wins welcome but uncertain tariff reprieve

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    NAFTA's legal structure, which offers its members tariff-free access to each other's markets, was a major complication in applying the tariffs to Canada and Mexico, according to a prominent Washington trade lobbyist, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the matter.
  • EU, Japan push for Trump tariff exemptions

    EU, Japan push for Trump tariff exemptions

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    European steel and aluminium associations have warned that the U.S. tariffs could cost their sectors thousands of jobs. The EU's trade chief Cecilia Malmstrom will meet with U.S. The list, seen by dpa, includes goods such as bourbon, peanut butter, cranberries and orange juice, as well as steel, textile and industrial products.
  • SA apologise to Australia over Sonny masks

    SA apologise to Australia over Sonny masks

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    Clive Eksteen - South Africa's commercial manager - and Altaaf Khazi - the media and communications manager - were photographed arm-in-arm with punters who had been allowed into the St George's Park ground wearing Williams' masks. Kazi told Fairfax Media the CSA's decision to let them in wasn't to taunt Warner and his family. South African cricket writer Telford Vice condemned the fans who orchestrated the disgraceful stunt.
  • Marine Le Pen to reveal new name for National Front

    Marine Le Pen to reveal new name for National Front

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    She said it was important to hear the ideas of a man who was "the architect of Donald Trump's victory" and has written about globalization and giving to regular people "power, which in his mind and mine, too, has been practically illegally captured by the elite".
  • Nikolas Cruz withdraws guilty plea in connection with Parkland school shooting

    Nikolas Cruz withdraws guilty plea in connection with Parkland school shooting

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    It raises the age of most firearm purchases to 21, institutes a mandatory three-day waiting period for all firearm purchases and bans the sale of bump stocks , devices that can be attached to a weapon to enable it to fire more quickly. Caller: "He text me ... and he said 'shot, shot shot. Mom". KELLY: So lots in this bill, including, I gather, $400 million to improve school security - unpack for us what exactly is in it.
  • Iran expresses protest to United Kingdom over incident with embassy in London - FM

    Iran expresses protest to United Kingdom over incident with embassy in London - FM

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    The men, who did not manage to get inside the building, came down voluntarily after around three hours. Fresh protests erupted in Iraq's southern Karbala province on Saturday against the arrest of Shia cleric Hossein Shirazi in Iran. "Immediately after the incident was reported, Dr. Araqchi, the (Iranian) deputy foreign minister for political affairs, expressed the Islamic Republic of Iran's strong protest to the British ambassador to Tehran and demanded that the United Kingdom police fully ...
  • Kejriwal reaches out to PM, Rahul

    Kejriwal reaches out to PM, Rahul

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    In his letter to Rahul Gandhi, the Chief Minister focussed on how the sealing of commercial establishments is driving lakhs of people unemployed. Asking for an appointment with the Prime Minister, the Delhi CM demanded that a Bill must be brought in Parliament rapidly to stop the sealing drive.
  • 4 injured as Coast Guard chopper crashes in Maharashtra

    4 injured as Coast Guard chopper crashes in Maharashtra

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    Although ANI reported that an ICG lady pilot suffered injuries and is undergoing treatment. Reportedly, the helicopter had four crew members on board at the time of incident. The officer said the navy launched two Chetak helicopters and a Seaking "C" chopper on a search and rescue mission and located the ICG helicopter.
  • Turkish court orders opposition journalists be released for duration of trial

    Turkish court orders opposition journalists be released for duration of trial

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    The editor-in-chief of the opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper, Murat Sabuncu , and investigative reporter, Ahmet Sik , were both let out of jail, sparking jubilation among their supporters. Twenty-three of the journalists were convicted of membership of an armed terror group while two more on lesser charges, the Dogan news agency said. Also present in the courtroom were defendants who were released past year after long stints in jail.
  • President Maithripala Sirisena to visit Japan and India

    President Maithripala Sirisena to visit Japan and India

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    Besides 23 heads of states, senior country representatives including deputy prime ministers and energy ministries have confirmed their participation so far. 'In this regard, they welcomed the establishment, within the International Solar Alliance, of an international committee of chambers of industry, and the willingness of the MEDEF, SER, FICCI and CII among others to join it, ' the statement said.
  • Mushfiqur snatches victory for Bangladesh in Tigers' record chase against Sri Lanka

    Mushfiqur snatches victory for Bangladesh in Tigers' record chase against Sri Lanka

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    Set a target of 215 to win Bangladesh were rank outsiders after a poor effort in the field but an explosive start provided Mushfiqur with the platform off of which to win the game. Mahmudullah: The wicket looks good, it has quite a bit of grass on it. We need to rotate the strike more often. They will have to come up with a fresh strategy against the Lankans.
  • UP Congress to support BSP candidate in RS polls

    UP Congress to support BSP candidate in RS polls

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    Bihar Congress acting president Kaukab Quadri said he met Rahul on Tuesday and discussed the Rajya Sabha election and byelections in Bihar and their relation with ally RJD. The one vote will easily come from Ajit Singh's Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) or independents. Quadri, however, denied suggesting any name for the Rajya Sabha candidate.
  • Marathon Oil (MRO) Rating Reiterated by RF Lafferty

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    Trading volume for Marathon Oil Corporation was 10.53 Million in its previous trading session. About 4.02 million shares traded or 1.53% up from the average. Therefore 45% are positive. Marathon Petroleum Corp had 76 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Goldman Sachs Group raised Marathon Petroleum from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 13th.
  • Trump set to sign tariffs order amid Republican dissent

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    There are a handful of Democrats who are on board with Trump's move, though. Sen. Trump last week indicated that he would impose 25 per cent tariff on imported steel and 10 per cent on imported aluminum. "I just haven't persuaded him yet". The current FAA reauthorization is up March 31, but Congress is likely to pass a temporary fix in the spending bill before a formal reauthorization this summer.
  • United States trade deficit up

    United States trade deficit up

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    Bilateral ties were affected by a number of issues previous year, including the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, China blocking efforts at the United Nations to list Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist as well as India's entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).
  • Democratic turnout could signal blue wave -- but not in Texas

    Democratic turnout could signal blue wave -- but not in Texas

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    Greg Abbott , will face one of the 10 Democrats running for his seat Tuesday night. Since 25 of the 36 House seats from Texas are now held by Republicans, Democrats have more opportunities for gain, but the latest Cook Political Report rating of congressional races shows that only one of those 25 seats - the 7th Congressional District seat now held by Rep.
  • Putin 'couldn't care less' about US election interference

    Putin 'couldn't care less' about US election interference

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    Among the preliminary findings, United States prosecutors said a notorious Russian "troll factory" known as the Internet Research Agency (IRA) focused on sowing political discord in the United States via social-media platforms and through the dissemination of pro-Trump propaganda, which included made-up stories disguised as news articles.