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Republicans control both the Senate and the House of Representatives. The polls depends on a model that anticipates a surge in Democrats at the polls. "It's voter excitement that might put Lamb over the top". The steelworkers union has been joined by members from the teachers, hotel, and postal workers unions in getting out the vote for Lamb .
  • Hong Kong pro-democracy camp suffers election setback

    Hong Kong pro-democracy camp suffers election setback

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    The fourth seat was also taken by a pro-Beijing candidate. The by-election filled four vacancies in membership of the LegCo, including three geographical constituencies vacancies in Hong Kong Island, Kowloon West and New Territories East; and one vacancy for the Architectural, Surveying, Planning and Landscape functional constituency.
  • 11 planes grounded in India after scare

    11 planes grounded in India after scare

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    Three A-320s of IndiGo planes had already been grounded because of being equipped with the faulty engines. "We are working to mitigate the AOG situation by the end of the second quarter", Pratt & Whitney said in a statement. Aircraft manufacturer Airbus now offers two engine choices for its Airbus A320 Neos: P&W Pure Power PW1100G-JM and the CFM LEAP-1A engines of CFM. DGCA said it has not got a "firm commitment" from the USA engine manufacturer on addressing fresh safety concerns, which ...
  • WINTON GROUP Ltd Grows Holdings in Amazon.com, Inc

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    Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN ) has risen 37.41% since March 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.93% the S&P500. Mitsubishi Ufj Trust & Banking Corp decreased its stake in Ebay Inc (EBAY) by 1.17% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.
  • Former Ways And Means Aide Considered As Cohn Replacement

    Former Ways And Means Aide Considered As Cohn Replacement

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    The looming departure of White House economic adviser Gary Cohn , a former Goldman Sachs executive who has opposed the promised tariffs , set off anxiety among business leaders and investors anxious about a potential trade war. The tariffs, to take effect in 15 days, are created to reinvigorate those industries . Bush did. Instead, the president is acting under a provision that declares imports of aluminum and steel a threat to US national security , a much broader and less ...
  • House Intelligence Panel Preparing Report on Election Interference

    House Intelligence Panel Preparing Report on Election Interference

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    Rep. Mike Conaway , R-Texas, who has led the committee's bipartisan investigation into Russian meddling and potential collusion with Trump campaign associates during the 2016 presidential election, announced Monday that the panel had completed a more than 150-page draft report, with its initial findings and recommendations.
  • Colombia's Santos Plans to Restart Talks with ELN Rebels

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    Gustavo Petro, a former Bogota mayor who is seeking to become conservative Colombia's first leftist president, will oppose him after winning almost two million votes, 85 per cent of the poll, in his primary . But much of the peace agreement has already been implemented, including the rebels disarming and demobilising. More than 36 million Colombians are eligible to vote for the 166 representatives and 102 senators of Congress, which begins sessions on July 20.
  • Komatireddy throws headphones in TS Assembly! TRS MLC Swamy Goud eye injured!

    Komatireddy throws headphones in TS Assembly! TRS MLC Swamy Goud eye injured!

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    While many displayed placards against to Governor's speech, one angry MLA Komatireddy Venkatreddy has thrown his headphones at the podium towards Governor. "Though democracy allows everyone to protest, such acts of violence are unfair, uncalled for", said Swamy Goud. The ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has accused the Congress lawmaker of hooliganism in the assembly and demanded action against Venkat Reddy.
  • Kalonzo, Mudavadi and Wetangula demand all-inclusive talks with Uhuru

    Kalonzo, Mudavadi and Wetangula demand all-inclusive talks with Uhuru

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    Leaders present who included Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui and his Nyandarua counterpart, Francis Kimemia pledged to support the unity initiative spearheaded by President Uhuru and the former Prime Minister. He said the unity call by President Uhuru Kenyatta and Odinga was a calumniation of what he and the President started at Afraha Stadium in the run-up to 2013 General Elections.
  • Trump says Commerce Secretary will talk tariffs with EU

    Trump says Commerce Secretary will talk tariffs with EU

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    Both countries had warned of retaliatory measures if they were not exempt. He said that he will be imposing tariffs of 25 percent and 10 percent on imported steel and imported aluminium respectively. The government did not advocate a reciprocal tariff imposition and a trade war is in nobody's interest, she added. And without a clear-cut exemption process, the move aimed primarily at punishing China now risks leaving US allies from Japan to the European Union caught in the crossfire.
  • Death penalty for drug dealers? Count Trump in

    Death penalty for drug dealers? Count Trump in

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    And analysts say even a closer-than-expected loss for Lamb in a district so heavily tilted toward Trump could symbolically translate into a win for Democrats - evidence that with the right candidate and the right message they can make inroads into Trump country.
  • Mattis warns Syria on chemical weapons, doubts Russian missile claims

    Mattis warns Syria on chemical weapons, doubts Russian missile claims

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    Turkey's Hurriyet newspaper also reported that civilians were leaving the town of Afrin, heading to government-controlled areas and the town of Manbij, held by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces. The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is warning Syria that the United States is prepared to take military action again for chemical attacks that are killing and wounding Syrian civilians.
  • Teen killed, woman injured after reported explosion in Central East Austin

    Teen killed, woman injured after reported explosion in Central East Austin

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    The woman in Monday's incident is said to have suffered potentially life-threatening injuries. He says that package was brought into the kitchen where it detonated, killing a 17-year-old boy and injuring the woman. Police warned the public about handling packages they are not expecting. Austin police said there was no clear motive for the two blasts but they were being investigated as homicides.
  • Stormy Daniels offers to return $130000 payment to Trump lawyer

    Stormy Daniels offers to return $130000 payment to Trump lawyer

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    Daniels's lawyer, Michael Avenatti , wrote a letter to Trump lawyer Michael Cohen , explaining that Daniels would wire money into an account of Trump's choosing. Daniels' lawyer is arguing that the NDA is void as Trump never signed it. "The designated judge from the arbitration tribunal found that Ms. Clifford had violated the agreement and enjoined her from, among other things, filing this lawsuit".
  • Stephen Colbert hilariously parodies Ted Cruz campaign song

    Stephen Colbert hilariously parodies Ted Cruz campaign song

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    Ted Cruz now has an official opponent in the 2018 race for his Texas Senate seat. But Cruz still has more money overall, with a campaign war chest worth $7.3 million compared to O'Rourke's $4.6 million. "So I think he's pretty strong for the election in Texas". "If you're gonna run in Texas, you can't be a liberal, man. 'Cause liberal thought is not the spirit of a Lone Star man", the song begins.
  • Naresh Agarwal joins BJP after SP denies Rajya Sabha ticket

    Naresh Agarwal joins BJP after SP denies Rajya Sabha ticket

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    Reports suggest that Agarwal was unhappy with the party president and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for giving the ticket to actor-turned-politician Jaya Bachchan in the Rajya Sabha seat. At the same, he expressed his gratitude and respect for the SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav . Making it clear that he was not bargaining for any position in the BJP, Aggarwal said, "I have not put any condition nor am I asking for a Rajya Sabha ticket ".
  • 'Package explosion' kills 1 at Austin home

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    Police were called to the home in Austin at 6.45am following reports of the explosion. Intially two people were reported injured over scanner, but at around 7 a.m., it changed to one dead at the scene. According to various news outlets the FBI is coordinating with Austin city police in its investigation of the explosion. The deadly explosion comes just over a week after a package bomb exploded at a residence about 8.5 miles (13.6 kilometers) north of Tuesday's blast.
  • South Korean envoy praises China for progress on North Korea talks

    South Korean envoy praises China for progress on North Korea talks

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    North Korean media noted a visit by a senior delegation from South Korea last week but no coverage has been seen of Kim Jong Un's invitation to meet U.S. A senior Chinese foreign policy advisor said Monday that North Korea's nuclear issue should be resolved peacefully, expressing support for the ongoing diplomatic efforts aimed at finding a breakthrough in the nuclear stalemate through dialogue.
  • US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson arrives Nigeria today

    US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson arrives Nigeria today

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    Tillerson "to deal with urgent work" back home. " When he arrives, Tillerson will become the highest ranking official in the Trump administration to visit Nigeria ". Tillerson's visit, according to US Department of State, is to further US partnerships with the governments and people of Africa. Tillerson, who was scheduled to visit Nigeria would return to Washington, a day ahead of his scheduled visit to the country.
  • North Carolina man arrested in 1986 murder of MA teen

    North Carolina man arrested in 1986 murder of MA teen

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    In a statement, Kerry Gilpin thanked the prosecutors and law enforcement employees who helped solve the case. For the last 32 years, police in MA have continued the investigation into the murder of Gilpin. Hand previously lived in Kingston. Authorities did not divulge what led them to the suspect. According to the published reports Troutman police said that over the past week, investigators from Massachusetts State Police, along with the Troutman and Mooresville Police Departments, ...
  • US, Russia Remain World's Top Exporters Of Weapons

    US, Russia Remain World's Top Exporters Of Weapons

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    The U.S. share of arms sales is up from 30 percent recorded in the 2008-12 period, SIPRI said. "There is a major concern about the role of ISIS in particular, again in the Sinai of course but also in Libya - and also there we see that Egypt has used major arms ", Wezeman told Euronews, citing an attack on targets using newly-delivered French combat aircraft.
  • Sergio Aguero Tweets He's out 'Approximately 2 Weeks' Due to Knee Injury

    Sergio Aguero Tweets He's out 'Approximately 2 Weeks' Due to Knee Injury

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    Given the gap between City's next two matches the squad will fly to Abu Dhabi following the game against Stoke on Monday for a warm weather training break. Ag├╝ero, the Argentina forward, felt some pain in his left knee after training on Saturday afternoon. "Now it's time for a full recovery!" It means that Gabriel Jesus is set to make his first Premier League start in more than two months after recovering from medial knee ligament damage.
  • China's Xi says looks forward to smooth US-North Korea talks

    China's Xi says looks forward to smooth US-North Korea talks

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    The South Korean leader visited Beijing in December on a trip aimed at thawing tense bilateral relations strained over Seoul's decision to host a United States missile defense system that Beijing sees as a threat to its own security. "President Moon Jae-in believes that the leadership of the Chinese government, especially the leadership ability of President Xi has played a big role in this", Chung told Xi at the Great Hall of the People.
  • 7 civilians killed in Afghanistan Taliban attack

    7 civilians killed in Afghanistan Taliban attack

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    Fared Bakhtawer, the head of the Farah provincial council, on March 12 said initial reports indicate that some 15 security personnel were killed and wounded in the fighting at the Anardara district headquarters. Two people were also wounded in the attack which occurred at around 8.30 p.m. on Sunday in Nabi Khil locality of Bati Kot district, a government official told Xinhua news agency, adding one of the injured remained in critical condition.
  • Trade deal collapse would cut growth, jobs in Canada

    Trade deal collapse would cut growth, jobs in Canada

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    Canada and Mexico pushed back staunchly against steel and aluminum tariffs, with Canada in particular saying it'd be inconceivable to slap them on a close military ally under justification of a national security risk. "Tit-for-tat retaliatory measures don't profit any country". But the same official said it truly is a matter of national security - with six US aluminum smelters shutting down the last few years, and just five remaining, and only two operating at full capacity, he said that ...