• Star witness in ex-Cuomo aide's corruption trial arrested

    Star witness in ex-Cuomo aide's corruption trial arrested

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    During blistering cross-examination Thursday, Todd Howe admitted that he tried defrauding a hotel about a month after he signed that agreement with prosecutors. Gitner, asked Howe on cross-examination Thursday. "I do, looking at this, yes", responded Howe. "As you sit here now, do you realize you're in violation of your cooperation agreement?" Over several days of testimony, Howe had told jurors that he helped arrange bribes to Percoco from Peter Galbraith Kelly, an executive at the ...
  • Russian Nuclear Scientists Used Supercomputers To Mine For Cryptocurrency

    Russian Nuclear Scientists Used Supercomputers To Mine For Cryptocurrency

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    The number of scientists has not been specified, but they are understood to have worked at the restricted Russian Research Institute of Experimental Physics (RFNC-VNIIEF), located in the city of Sarov, Nizhny Novgorod. That was violated by the engineers who chose to use the supercomputer rigs to mine for cryptocurrency. The supercomputer is not supposed to be connected to the internet, which was the scientists' undoing-once they attempted an online connection to mine cryptocurrency, an alert ...
  • Trump shocks oil industry as U.S. sells oil to Arabs

    Trump shocks oil industry as U.S. sells oil to Arabs

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    Oil prices were also dented by the restart of the Forties pipeline in the North Sea , following an outage the previous day that had sent prices higher when it was announced. China is showing strong demand for oil. During his State of the Union address late last month, Trump stressed how his administration pulled the plug on former President Barack Obama's anti-oil and anti-coal energy policy, which was instead set on reportedly lining the pockets of radical environmentalists' green ...
  • Police suspect man's death in woodchipper was not an accident

    Police suspect man's death in woodchipper was not an accident

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    Detectives raided the area and uncovered a number of "items of interest" - all of which have been seized for forensic examination, Pettiford told reporters. Saunders and his friends were helping a woman clean her property as an "act of goodwill" when he was killed, according to the report. They were confident of determining what happened, he said.
  • Trump Receives Intel Briefings Orally, Not Every Day — WashPost

    Trump Receives Intel Briefings Orally, Not Every Day — WashPost

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    Eventually, "Trump made clear he was not interested in reviewing a personal copy of the written intelligence report", the Post reports. Some US officials did not confirm to The Post whether Trump was receiving the latest intelligence on Russia, but several current and former members of the administration's staff said Trump's briefing sometimes buries the information about Russian meddling to make it easier for the president to handle, but at times is not even presented to him verbally.
  • Gorakhpur Lok Sabha bypoll on March 11

    Gorakhpur Lok Sabha bypoll on March 11

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    No decision has been taken about the Kairana Lok Sabha seat which fell vacant after the death of its MP Hukum Singh earlier this month. Gorakhpur has since always been a stronghold of the BJP. The by-elections, especially for the Lok Sabha seats, assume great significance for the BJP in the aftermath of the drubbing that the saffron party received at the hands of the Congress in the by-polls to Rajasthan's Alwar and Ajmer parliamentary constituencies.
  • Koreas Share Handshake at Olympic Games Opening

    Koreas Share Handshake at Olympic Games Opening

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    US Vice President Mike Pence, sitting a few seats away in the same VIP booth, looked stony faced as the extraordinary scenes unfolded. On Wednesday, the North announced that Kim Yo Jong, the sister of dictator Kim Jong-un, would attend the games, joining the country's nominal head of state, Kim Yong Nam.
  • Newborn found abandoned with a note from mother in Tucson Airport

    Newborn found abandoned with a note from mother in Tucson Airport

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    The newborn was found inside the bathroom with a torn umbilical cord and a note. A baby believed born in a Tucson International Airport restroom was left behind with a note that said, "I'm sorry". Another custodian said they found bloody clothes at the bottom of a trash can, while a Delta Airlines employee told cops she noticed a woman "acting out of place sitting in the chairs next to Delta baggage claim".
  • White House to modify budget request to reflect higher spending caps

    White House to modify budget request to reflect higher spending caps

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    Senate rules dictate that Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can declare a new session at midnight at the earliest, then hold a procedural vote on the spending bill one hour into the new day. House Speaker Paul Ryan promised an immigration vote, but with the condition that President Trump will agree with the plan. The Defense Department's base budget will be $600 billion for FY-18 and $617 billion for FY-19, breaking the respective caps of $549 billion and $562 billion for those years.
  • Here's Trump's Next Move On House Intel Democrats' FISA Memo

    Here's Trump's Next Move On House Intel Democrats' FISA Memo

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    Democrats have argued that the Nunes memo , which was released last week, was misleading and one-sided. Neither of these was true . Essentially the question is this: What did the Federal Bureau of Investigation actually know about the controversial " Steele dossier " that alleges all sorts of ties between the Trump campaign and the Russian government, and what did it know about former British Intelligence Officer Christopher Steele when it used his information to get authorization ...
  • Pennsylvania allows Sunoco to resume work on Mariner NGL pipeline

    Pennsylvania allows Sunoco to resume work on Mariner NGL pipeline

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    This was corrected on 02/08/2018 at 04:35 PM. Jeff Shields, a spokesman for the Mariner East project, said in an email that ETP is "committed to fully complying with the DEP order, which includes following all permit requirements". But Food & Water Watch organizer Sam Rubin said DEP has made "an outrageous deal" that "sacrifices the health and safety of Pennsylvanians for mere pocket change from Sunoco".
  • 3 officers shot, 1 suspect dead in Georgia

    3 officers shot, 1 suspect dead in Georgia

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    A Locust Grove Police officer was called to assist. He said gunfire erupted as they were trying to take a male suspect into custody. Another sheriff's deputy is said to be in fair condition. The Locust Grove officer died of his injuries shortly after. The sheriff's deputies were attempting to serve an arrest warrant for failure to appear in court at a home in the 1200 block at about 10:50 a.m.
  • Tracking Analyst Projections for Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:WRE)

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    New York-based Neuberger Berman Gp Ltd has invested 0% in Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE:IRET). This simplified scale ranges from one to five which translates brokerage firm Buy/Sell/Hold recommendations into an average broker rating. The current ratio, also known as the working capital ratio, is a liquidity ratio that displays the proportion of current assets of a business relative to the current liabilities.
  • Rohingya ethnic cleansing ongoing despite Myanmar denials: Amnesty

    Rohingya ethnic cleansing ongoing despite Myanmar denials: Amnesty

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    More than 600,000 men, women and children are estimated to have fled to neighbouring Bangladesh following persecution from the Burmese military in their native state of Rakhine, which began in August. Credit: AP Photo / Manish Swarup Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh. He will also visit Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar to see the plights of the Rohingya refugees.
  • South Korean restaurants refuse to stop selling dog meat during Olympic Games

    South Korean restaurants refuse to stop selling dog meat during Olympic Games

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    South Korean restaurants have refused to stop selling dog meat for the duration of the Winter Olympics despite the practice receiving widespread condemnation . The International Olympic Committee advised that the North Koreans could use the gadgets during their stay in the South. South Korea and North Korea have remained split since 1945, when the United States and the then-Soviet Union signed an agreement to divide the peninsula at the 38th parallel, with the former occupying the South ...
  • MSCI Japan Ishares Currency Hedged (HEWJ): Following the Numbers

    MSCI Japan Ishares Currency Hedged (HEWJ): Following the Numbers

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    Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 165,896 shares of the exchange traded fund's stock valued at $4,612,000 after buying an additional 7,418 shares during the period. Maybe one plan worked for a period of time, but now economic conditions have shifted and a change is required. The RSI operates in a range-bound area with values between 0 and 100.