• Bishops on both sides of Mexico border criticise troop deployment

    Bishops on both sides of Mexico border criticise troop deployment

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    Nearly half the voters in a new poll support President TrumpDonald John TrumpHeitkamp says Trump asked her to switch parties Trump to meet with GOP leaders at White House on Wednesday: report Ex-acting deputy AG Boente was asked to interview with Mueller: report MORE's decision to send US troops to the border with Mexico.
  • The Latest News on Impending Syria Action

    The Latest News on Impending Syria Action

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    The United States and several of its allies have focused on Syrian forces as being responsible, while Syria and Russian Federation have denied President Bashar al-Assad's military carried out a chemical attack. One official said the U.S., France and Britain were considering military options that would be more extensive than the punitive, one-day strike last April.
  • Last Week Unilever PLC (LON:ULVR) Ratings

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    The hedge fund run by Donald Yacktman held 1.09 million shares of the package goods and cosmetics company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $61.45M, down from 1.11M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Therefore 79% are positive. IdaCorp had 3 analyst reports since October 18, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The institutional investor held 27,137 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.53M, up from 20,372 at the end of the previous reported quarter.
  • VirnetX +28.1% on Apple patent victory

    VirnetX +28.1% on Apple patent victory

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    There have been multiple trials between the companies, most recently one involving earlier versions of the Apple devices. According to Bloomberg , which broadcast the news on Twitter, Apple is being fined over infringement of VirnetX's network patents.
  • Syria 'chemical attack': Russian Federation warns USA against military action

    Syria 'chemical attack': Russian Federation warns USA against military action

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    The Russian army had earlier accused Israel of carrying out deadly missile strikes on a Syrian military airbase from Lebanon before dawn on Monday . Nebenzia alleged that the anti-government forces had chemical weapons and could stage an attack. Russian Federation has warned at the UN Security Council that USA military action could have "grave repercussions".
  • College Student Defends Controversial Pro-Gun, Pro-Trump Graduation Photo

    College Student Defends Controversial Pro-Gun, Pro-Trump Graduation Photo

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    Spencer was applauded by many for her stance, but one critic wrote on Twitter that "I'm 100% pro gun but brandishing a firearm for a photo shoot or showing it off to try and look cool is just stupid". The Chattanooga Police Department did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Others noted that the photos were taken outside a Tennessee museum that strictly prohibits firearms.
  • NPA welcomes ConCourt decision to dismiss Pistorius sentence appeal

    NPA welcomes ConCourt decision to dismiss Pistorius sentence appeal

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    The court, according to a statement by the court's registrar, Kgwadi Makgakga, said "the application for leave to appeal should be dismissed". "That's the end of the road for Pistorius in terms of pushing the matter forward", local radio station EWN quoted National Prosecution Authority spokesman Luvuyo Mfaku as saying.
  • President Trump promises quick decision on Syria response

    President Trump promises quick decision on Syria response

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    The guided missile destroyer is armed with Tomahawk cruise missiles, the weapon of choice in a USA attack one year ago on an airfield in Syria following an alleged sarin gas attack on civilians. He warned that Russian Federation or any other nation found to share responsibility in the attack will "pay a price". Those reports could not be independently verified because of a government blockade around the town.
  • Vietnam's economy to grow 7.1 pct in 2018: ADB

    Vietnam's economy to grow 7.1 pct in 2018: ADB

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    The Asian Development Bank raised its 2018 economic growth estimate for developing Asia to 6.0 percent from 5.8 percent, citing solid export demand, but said US protectionist measures and any retaliation against them could undermine trade. Mentioning that the country's GDP growth rate rose to 7.3 per cent in FY 2017, he said there is an always opportunity for further growth for which Bangladesh need to identify new drivers of growth.
  • Russian Retailers Warned of Price Increase After Ruble Tumbles

    Russian Retailers Warned of Price Increase After Ruble Tumbles

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    Twelve council members voted in favor, while Bolivia joined Russian Federation in voting no, and China abstained. The resolution needed at least nine yes votes in the 15-member council for approval but only six countries voted in favour. "We tend to believe that an impact on economic growth should be fairly limited given that Russian Federation has already deleveraged, and economic policies of the recent years ensured stabilization and de-risking of domestic economy", Renaissance Capital ...
  • Nerve-agent attack: Sergei Skripal 'improving rapidly'

    Nerve-agent attack: Sergei Skripal 'improving rapidly'

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    Consequently, relations between the West and Russian Federation are at their lowest ebb since the Cold War. Russian officials, including its Foreign Minister, have said that Russia had nothing to do with the poisoning of the former Russian spy in Britain.
  • Trump to skip South America, will send Pence

    Trump to skip South America, will send Pence

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    US President Trump, however, warned that Russia, Iran and Syria will have a "big price to pay" following the suspected chemical attack , saying his administration will soon be making "some major decisions" on Syria. He criticized Russian Federation for what he suggested was its failure to ensure the elimination of Syria's chemical weapons arsenal under terms of a 2013 agreement.
  • Bootleg alcohol kills dozens in weeks

    Bootleg alcohol kills dozens in weeks

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    West Java and Jakarta have reported a dramatic spate of people dying and being taken to hospital since last week, prompting police to call it a "crazy phenomenon" that needs a "scorched earth" campaign to curb the menace, AP reported. At the press conference, the police presented six suspects of the seven arrested in Jakarta for selling adulterated alcohol, which according to laboratory analysis, contained methanol.
  • Palestinian gov't urges int'l court to investigate

    Palestinian gov't urges int'l court to investigate "Israeli war crimes"

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    It also said that the "failure of the UNSC for the second time to reach a final statement on Gaza showed the incompetency of the system to fulfil its duties and its inability to stop crimes committed against Palestinians". Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman yesterday said a soldier who shot a Palestinian along the Gaza border in a video that has been widely shared "deserves a medal".
  • Grants Pass Employee Pleads Guilty to DUII Charge

    Grants Pass Employee Pleads Guilty to DUII Charge

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    A Chinese-born executive pleaded guilty on Wednesday in NY to three criminal counts in connection with a USA bribery probe involving a former U.N. General Assembly president. It was discussed that there is no mandatory minimum for this charge, with a maximum of 10 years in prison with three years of supervised release and a $250,000 fine.
  • 'US-led jets flying over Syria amid looming threats of military strike'

    'US-led jets flying over Syria amid looming threats of military strike'

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    Assad's regime has regained 95 percent of Eastern Ghouta through a combination of an aerial blitz, ground battles and Russia-brokered evacuation deals, a Britain-based monitor says. The guided missile destroyer is armed with Tomahawk cruise missiles, the weapon of choice in a US attack one year ago on an airfield in Syria following an alleged sarin gas attack on civilians.
  • Trump says U.S. could help Russian economy

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    Trump's remark comes just hours after Russian officials blocked a resolution at the U.N. Security Council to condemn chemical weapons attacks and establish a panel to investigate a supposed chemical attack over the weekend in a Syrian rebel stronghold.
  • House Speaker Paul Ryan will not run for re-election

    House Speaker Paul Ryan will not run for re-election

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    A source familiar told CNN that Ryan called House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy about his retirement before the news broke. A statement released this morning from Democrat Randy Bryce's congressional campaign said: " Paul Ryan chose to quit today rather than face Randy Bryce and the voters".