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Over the next two days, leaders from Intel, Under Armour, the Alliance for American Manufacturing, the AFL-CIO, 3M and Campbell Soup Company also resigned. The council is led by two longtime friends of Trump who stand to benefit greatly from their newfound proximity to the White House: They are Steven Roth, the CEO of Vornado Realty Trust, who co-owned a NY department store with Trump in the 1980s, and Richard LeFrak, a billionaire NY real estate developer.
  • Supreme Court tells Karti Chidambaram to appear before CBI on 23 August

    Supreme Court tells Karti Chidambaram to appear before CBI on 23 August

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    The apex court was hearing the Centre's plea against the stay ordered by the Madras High Court on the lookout notice against Karti and others in the alleged corruption case. Chief justice J.S. Khehar said that whether or not the look-out circular would continue to operate against him would depend on the result of the investigation.
  • US, China military chiefs reach deal to reduce risk of miscalculation

    US, China military chiefs reach deal to reduce risk of miscalculation

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    The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, told reporters that President Donald Trump directly has "told us to develop credible viable military options and that's exactly what we're doing". Dunford noted there always there will always be some friction between the two countries, but military contacts will lessen the chances of a miscalculation.
  • Governor, mayor: Confederate symbols in NY must go

    Governor, mayor: Confederate symbols in NY must go

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    Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson should be changed. The Army didn't return requests for comment. The Army on August 7 denied requests from NY congressional members to change the names of Stonewall Jackson Drive and General Lee Avenue on the Fort Hamilton Army Base, the city's only active military post.
  • China tells US, North Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats

    China tells US, North Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats

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    US and Chinese defense officials are pulling no punches as they discuss issues of concern to both countries, including the problem posed by a nuclear-armed North Korea , the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said here today. Dunford visited South Korea earlier in the week and flies to Japan tonight. "Although we might not share the same perspective on numerous hard issues", Dunford said, "we do share the same commitment to solve them".
  • Sunny Friday followed by spotty showers on Saturday

    Sunny Friday followed by spotty showers on Saturday

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    Thursday Night: Overnight lows will drop back down into the mid 70's for most of the Big Country. West wind 7 to 11 miles per hour. Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 9 p.m. The front returns rain and some storms to the area Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Cloudy, with a high near 82.
  • Trump scraps business forums after CEOs resign in protest

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    At General Motors, Barra elected to stay on the White House's Strategic and Policy Forum because she wants a voice in policy decisions and realizes she would face Trump's wrath if she left , which could shred any chance of ever working with him, according to people familiar with the matter.
  • CNN's Acosta Blasts Trump Over Charlottesville

    CNN's Acosta Blasts Trump Over Charlottesville

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    The exchange came after President Trump gave a speech condemning the Ku Klux Klan, white supremacists and neo-Nazis and Acosta asked if they could ask more questions and if the speech was a part of a press conference. "They have been condemned ". Trump was formalizing trade actions against China to "safeguard our copyrights. and other intellectual property". Trump did not immediately name the hate groups, but criticized "all sides" of the violence.
  • Activist Irom Sharmila marries long-time partner

    Activist Irom Sharmila marries long-time partner

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    Documentary film maker K Divya Bharathi was on the side of the bride, holding a bouquet, when the marriage took place at the sub-registrar office in Kodaikanal here. Recently, when asked why she chose Kodaikanal to settle down, Irom replied, mainly for 'peace.' Irom has been staying in Kodaikanal since she lost Manipur assembly elections in March this year where she had managed to secure only 90 votes.
  • Fire crews 'to spend most of day' tackling Glasgow fruit market blaze

    Fire crews 'to spend most of day' tackling Glasgow fruit market blaze

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    Many nearby residents posted photos of the fire, showing flames and dense black smoke filling the sky. More than 40 firefighters have been called to a massive fire at Blochairn Fruit Market in Glasgow. Local diversions were in place. Speed restrictions are in place on the M8 and Blochairn Road is closed between Royston Road and Siemens Place. Insp Stuart Cleminson, from Police Scotland, said: "The site itself employs approximately 400 people who have now all evacuated out".
  • Top US general: Drills with South Korea are not up for negotiation

    Top US general: Drills with South Korea are not up for negotiation

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    Mr Moon ruled out the prospect of another war on the Korean Peninsula, even as he warned Pyongyang that it was rapidly approaching a "red line" with its missile programme. Guterres said that on Tuesday he told representatives of the countries in the stalled six-party talks - North Korea, South Korea, the U.S., Russia, China and Japan - that his "good offices are always available".
  • Department of Justice's Demand for Information on Dissenters Goes to Court

    Department of Justice's Demand for Information on Dissenters Goes to Court

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    Last week, the Justice Department signaled its intention to go after 1.3 million visitors to an anti-Trump website. DreamHost said in a statement that the request for information included "1.3 million visitor IP addresses - in addition to contact information, email content, and photos of thousands of people - in an effort to determine who simply visited the website".
  • Mostly cloudy, chance of showers and thunderstorms — TODAY'S FORECAST

    Mostly cloudy, chance of showers and thunderstorms — TODAY'S FORECAST

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    Some of these storms may be strong and produce very heavy rains. Otherwise, skies will remain quiet for the rest of the night as lows dip into the upper 60s. The heat continues despite the chance for rain. Another wave of energy will try to work in on Saturday afternoon/evening which will bring a chance for a shower or storm, especially up along I-80.
  • 5 things NOT to do during the solar eclipse

    5 things NOT to do during the solar eclipse

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    Simons Elementary, plans to transform her classroom and dedicate an entire afternoon to teaching science lessons on the sun, moon, Earth and their rotations. If you are wondering what exactly causes the solar eclipse to happen in the first place, I can explain. That's the spot that's about 70 miles wide - from OR to SC - that is going to get to see the entire sun disappear behind the moon.
  • Iran reform leader Mehdi Karroubi ends hunger strike

    Iran reform leader Mehdi Karroubi ends hunger strike

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    But they anxious that complications from hypertension and heart disease could endanger his life. They have never been formally charged. The government's concessions were a political lift for President Hassan Rouhani , a moderate whose supporters have long demanded the release of Mr.
  • Top Magazines Take on Trump and Hate in Upcoming Covers

    Top Magazines Take on Trump and Hate in Upcoming Covers

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    The artist who created the cover, David Punkert, said on Twitter the piece is titled "Blowhard." He eventually condemned the white supremacists, KKK and neo-Nazis , but backpedaled 24 hours later. The cover uses a cartoon version of an orange-tanned Trump shouting angrily into a megaphone that is meant to look like the white hoods worn by the KKK.
  • FG, ASUU meeting ends in deadlock

    FG, ASUU meeting ends in deadlock

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    The minister, who disclosed this, yesterday, while briefing State House correspondents after the weekly Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting, also accused the union of not following due process in declaring the indefinite strike. He said the Dr. Wale Babalakin-led renegotiation committee was working on various issues in the agreement signed by the government and ASUU. "Parents should know that we are fighting for them, as well as it is in the interest of students and we regret any ...