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Under the plan, the Republican senator Tom Cotton would be offered the top job at the intelligence agency, senior officials have told the "New York Times" . Mattis, according to State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert. "He serves at the pleasure of the president". White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Tillerson "is here" and there are "no personnel announcements to be made at this time ".
  • AFP slams Marco Rubio-backed amendment to GOP tax bill

    AFP slams Marco Rubio-backed amendment to GOP tax bill

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    Sen. Marco Rubio's move yesterday to increase the child tax credit by giving corporations less of a break has drawn powerful opposition. "Right now, 70 percent of the tax cuts we're considering would go to businesses, and only 30 percent to individuals".
  • Japan's Emperor to abdicate in April, 2019

    Japan's Emperor to abdicate in April, 2019

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    Crown Prince Naruhito, Akihito's eldest son, will accede to the throne the following day, Japan's public broadcaster NHK reports . The abdication date was finalised following a meeting of the council that included politicians, the judiciary and imperial family members.
  • US Rep. John Conyers hospitalized; ex-staffer claims years of harassment

    US Rep. John Conyers hospitalized; ex-staffer claims years of harassment

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    House. On Wednesday, NBC's " Today " host Matt Lauer and humorist and Garrison Keillor were fired for inappropriate conduct. Brown didn't say whether she thought Conyers should resign. "My granddaughter, when she enters the workforce, I want her to not endure sexism and gender inequality". Meanwhile, the pressure against 88-year-old Conyers, the longest serving member of the House, to resign is mounting.
  • Missing east Texas teen believed to be with Snapchat predator found safe

    Missing east Texas teen believed to be with Snapchat predator found safe

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    The Orange County Sheriff's Office has confirmed its officers are searching for the missing teen. Tammy said that her daughter left a goodbye note to her parents, telling them that she would not have a phone with her. Cox also said earlier her daughter takes medication for bipolar disorder, adding that she did not believe her daughter had taken her medication with her.
  • Two Months Of Rain In Three Days Flagged For Melbourne

    Two Months Of Rain In Three Days Flagged For Melbourne

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    A severe weather warning has been issued for all of Victoria as the bureau prepares for what could be the state's most significant rain event in more than 20 years. It's predicted to be the state's worst rain event since 1993 and residents are being warned not to drive in floodwaters and to avoid all unnecessary travel.
  • Warwick Center presents 'Nutcracker Tea with Sugarplum Fairy' this Saturday and Sunday

    Warwick Center presents 'Nutcracker Tea with Sugarplum Fairy' this Saturday and Sunday

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    Gilreath said the reunion of performers and performance venue emphasizes the 27-year-old company's enduring place in the Atlanta arts scene as its first and only African-American founded, classically trained professional ballet company. Linn McDonald School of Dance leads the way with a show Saturday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m.at Scranton High School, 63 Munchak Way. Set to Tchaikovsky's timeless music, the story of The Nutcracker follows the adventures of Clara and her Nutcracker Prince as they ...
  • Led coalition strikes killed at least 801 civilians, Pentagon says

    Led coalition strikes killed at least 801 civilians, Pentagon says

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    The press unit for Operation Inherent Resolve says the 1st Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment was supporting local partner forces with artillery firepower to defeat Islamic State militants in their former capital city, Raqqa. The U.S. -led coalition launched the campaign of airstrikes against Daesh in August 2014. Now the goal is more to "train local security forces to defend their territory", he said.
  • Not guilty verdict reached in Kate Steinle murder trial

    Not guilty verdict reached in Kate Steinle murder trial

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    Kathryn Steinle, 33, died in her father's arms when she was shot on July 1, 2015, while they and a family friend were strolling along Pier 14 in the city's tourist-friendly Embarcadero district. "He took the life of a young, vibrant, beautiful, cherished woman by the name of Kate Steinle", she said. "He knew exactly what he was doing", Garcia said.
  • CSTO Summit in Minks discussed issue of Afghan civil war

    CSTO Summit in Minks discussed issue of Afghan civil war

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    Following the CSTO Collective Security Council session, it is planned to adopt the Anniversary Declaration and a number of joint statements on the situation in and around Syria , the support for the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs' mediation efforts for the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement, and joint actions to strengthen the defense potential of the CSTO Member States.
  • Video Shows Missing FL Teen With Soccer Coach in NC

    Video Shows Missing FL Teen With Soccer Coach in NC

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    It's believed she left her Columbia County home voluntarily with 27-year-old Rian Rodriguez , the assistant boys' soccer coach at Fort White High School. Call somebody. Let somebody know. "We're waiting here with open arms". Her father, Ward Frisina, tweeted Monday night, "I do not care about anything except hearing your voice.
  • Manchester United beat Watford by 4-2 at Premier League

    Manchester United beat Watford by 4-2 at Premier League

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    And Mourinho's faith in Lingard was rewarded as the player scored a fine solo goal, justifying the qualities that have endeared the player to both the United manager and his predecessor Louis van Gaal. Goals by Troy Deeney , with a penalty, and Abdoulaye Doucoure brought Watford back into the game, only for Lingard to have the final say. United continued their onslaught as Martial latched on to a Lukaku through-ball following a poor attempted clearance from Christian Kabasele to finish ...
  • Donald Trump edges closer to moving U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

    Donald Trump edges closer to moving U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

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    The security alert was given because the Mr. Trump is leaning toward this decision but has not made a final call. The officials weren't authorized to discuss the matter publicly and demanded anonymity. Up to this point, the Trump administration has not committed to a two-state solution. The status of Jerusalem is one of the major stumbling blocks in achieving peace between Israel and the Palestinians.
  • The Shore Capital Reiterates Buy Rating for Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LLOY)

    The Shore Capital Reiterates Buy Rating for Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LLOY)

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    Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 9,156,686 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $32,323,000 after buying an additional 1,313,408 shares in the last quarter. The stock decreased 0.62% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $6.4. The company had a trading volume of 7,461,100 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,650,601.
  • Senate candidate faces sexual misconduct allegations

    Senate candidate faces sexual misconduct allegations

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    But Trump has refused to follow suit, echoing Moore's denials and arguing that "we don't need a liberal person" in the Senate seat. During a campaign event at an Alabama church yesterday, a comedian sent by late-night host Jimmy Kimmel showed up to poke fun at the embattled Alabama GOP Senate nominee by acting as a Moore superfan.
  • Argentina ends rescue mission for missing submarine

    Argentina ends rescue mission for missing submarine

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    No traces of the German-built submarine or its crew have been found. The submarine had a seven-day supply of air when it reported its last position. Some relatives of the crew have claimed the navy put their loved ones at risk in a vessel that is more than 30 years old. The Navy said a likely explosion had been registered in the area close to where the last contact was made.
  • MI AG candidate: Don't vote for people with penises

    MI AG candidate: Don't vote for people with penises

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    She's running against Republican House Speaker Tom Leonard and state Senator Tonya Schuitmaker on the democratic side, She will likely be joined by former west MI U.S. "I'd say so", Nessel said in the video. Her campaign home page still mentions nothing about the country's epidemic of sexual assault. If elected Michigan's attorney general, Nessel told her viewers that they can expect better working conditions wherein sexual harassment won't be the regular norm.
  • Maina is an American citizen too, says Immigration Boss

    Maina is an American citizen too, says Immigration Boss

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    She stated this when she appeared alongside other govt officials before the House of Representatives ad-hoc committee set up to investigate the disappearance, return and reinstatement of Abdulrasheed Maina . "So, according to our records, he hasn't been travelling since 2013". "We have no biometric data of Maina and he is not a staff of the Federal Ministry of Finance or its agencies".
  • N-Out Is Planning a Colorado Expansion

    N-Out Is Planning a Colorado Expansion

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    Don't fret, though, Denver burger lovers - the current plan involves a distribution facility and office building to expand further into Colorado. It also did not elaborate on the number of locations in the works for Colorado. West Coast staple In-N-Out is headed to Colorado. In-N-Out started in Baldwin Park in 1948 and gained a loyal following. Its legion of fans swarm the restaurants, especially when they open in new markets.