• Tillerson may eliminate, downgrade over 30 special envoy

    Tillerson may eliminate, downgrade over 30 special envoy

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    The Obama administration appointed Randy Berry, who is openly gay. Twenty-one will be "integrated" into other offices, five merged with other positions, and one transferred to the U.S. Tillerson plans to keep envoys for religious freedom, fighting anti-Semitism and LGBT rights, despite speculation from critics that it would seek to downgrade those priorities.
  • How Trump's wall could shut down the United States government

    How Trump's wall could shut down the United States government

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    He added that he doesn't think that "anyone is interested in a shutdown" and he doesn't think "it's in our interests to do so". Indeed during a leaked transcript of call between Trump and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, Trump said, "But you can not say anymore that the United States is going to pay for the wall".
  • Trump Vows To Gorka After Ouster: 'I'm Sticking To My Agenda'

    Trump Vows To Gorka After Ouster: 'I'm Sticking To My Agenda'

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    The ousted advisor said he left because the Trump Administration has become dominated by those who oppose Trump's "Make America Great Again" campaign agenda. " He is not going to give up - sooner or later the right people are going to be around him". Gorka continued to talk about how he will advocate Trump's cause in his new capacity while also offering his criticisms for White House leakers trying to derail Trump's presidency.
  • Stranded Texans turn to social media for help as flood waters rise

    Stranded Texans turn to social media for help as flood waters rise

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    President Donald Trump on Monday prepared to visit Texas to view the federal government's response to Harvey's devastating flooding as his administration vowed to help the millions of residents dealing with the catastrophic storm. He predicted on Thursday that Harvey is likely to cause only a short-term jump in gas prices of 5 to 10 cents per gallon, though he said a 25-cent spike in a worst-case scenario was also possible.
  • Getting There: Hurricane Harvey will impact gas prices in Fredericksburg area

    Getting There: Hurricane Harvey will impact gas prices in Fredericksburg area

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    A tropical storm warning has been expanded eastward and now is in effect from north of Port O'Connor, Texas , to Morgan City, La. "We are thinking about you, we are going to come back, we are going to help you out", Watt said. More than one-third of the United States' oil refining capacity is located near where the storm made landfall on Friday. Valero Energy reported Sunday that there were no "substantial refinery impacts" because of the storm.
  • Waterloo station to reopen fully after month of engineering work

    Waterloo station to reopen fully after month of engineering work

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    South Western train passengers were told by email that services on the operator's entire network might be cancelled, delayed or changed, with disruption expected until 4pm. The five former Eurostar platforms at the station will now be redeveloped to bring them permanently back into service by the end of next year. "We are working hard to minimise delays to passengers, but safely is our number one priority".
  • Houston police officer drowns in Hurricane Harvey floodwaters

    Houston police officer drowns in Hurricane Harvey floodwaters

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    He also warned any criminals who might try to take advantage of the disaster that his force has already arrested half a dozen people for looting. Harvey has caused nine reported deaths, and that figure could still rise as authorities continue to follow up on reports of missing, or stranded, persons.
  • Buys 5050 Shares of Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

    Buys 5050 Shares of Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

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    About 3.67M shares traded. Talend SA ADR (NASDAQ:TLND) has 0.00% since August 29, 2016 and is. It has outperformed by 52.23% the S&P500. Fifth Third Bancorp decreased Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM) stake by 1.44% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Summit Global Investments acquired a new stake in Exxon Mobil Corporation during the fourth quarter worth $5,719,000. North Amer accumulated 65,049 shares.
  • United Nations nuclear watchdog opens uranium bank in Kazakhstan

    United Nations nuclear watchdog opens uranium bank in Kazakhstan

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    Minister Abdrakhmanov stressed that Kazakhstan intends to strengthen strategic partnership with the United States in energy, global security, economic modernization and other areas of mutual interest. The IAEA reports that dozens of countries today are interested in pursuing nuclear energy. Such a reactor can power up a large city for three years.
  • Relentless Harvey still drenching Houston area

    Relentless Harvey still drenching Houston area

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    Federal and state officials say they haven't compiled an official death toll for Harvey . It's historic. It's like Texas. "Texas you are in my prayers" is written across the solemn picture. John Cornyn , R-Texas. "I would like to thank FEMA Administrator Brock Long, as well as all our fearless first responders for their hard work in helping those impacted by this awful storm".
  • Harvey leaves countless pets abandoned or at risk in its aftermath

    Harvey leaves countless pets abandoned or at risk in its aftermath

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    There is more to do. We have so many places we deal with, sister shelters. The page is also a clearinghouse for people across the nation to connect if they are willing to take in animals. We'll be transporting animals, with partners like Wings of Rescue to states as far off as Washington and New Jersey. And we'll rely on our friends nearby, especially in Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Tennessee.
  • 'We should and will get along with Russia', says Trump

    'We should and will get along with Russia', says Trump

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    Speaking at Trump Tower during his self-declared "Infrastructure Week", Trump said he would "slash the time it takes" to approve new projects. After a weekend at Camp David, President Donald Trump returned to Washington D.C. The statement was in response to a tweet Trump posted that morning. "Major rescue operations underway!" he wrote . That includes federal law enforcement personnel.
  • Here's Why These Two Are Trending: Amphenol Corporation (APH), PPL Corporation (PPL)

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    Zacks has "Hold" rating and $59 target. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, September 20 to "Buy". Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of APH in report on Sunday, August 13 with "Hold" rating. About 227,107 shares traded. Amphenol Corporation (NYSE: APH ), from Technology sector has been on the upside of the performance spectrum. It has outperformed by 15.08% the S&P500.
  • China: Section 301 probe 'sabotages' global trading system

    China: Section 301 probe 'sabotages' global trading system

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    The U.S. Section 301 probe of Chinese intellectual property and technology transfer practices threatens to "sabotage" the worldwide trading system, a Chinese official said Thursday. intellectual property, calling it "irresponsible". China still hopes to cooperate with the United States to consolidate achievements from previous talks and to reach further positive outcomes, said the spokesman.
  • LTFRB lifts Uber's 1-month suspension

    LTFRB lifts Uber's 1-month suspension

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    In a press conference Tuesday afternoon, LTFRB board member and spokesperson Aileen Lizada said the agency has received the payment of PHP190 million fine by Uber in lieu of the suspension caused by its continuing activation of new drivers into its system.The fine will be remitted to the National Treasury.
  • Ascension Parish schools to release early amid Tropical Storm Harvey

    Ascension Parish schools to release early amid Tropical Storm Harvey

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    Our wind flow will be from the south and this will increase our rain chances because of the Gulf moisture moving in from the south. Sunday . Mostly cloudy. Tuesday will be partly cloudy and mild with afternoon highs near 80°. Skies will clear out, humidity will be low, and highs will reach the middle and upper 70s.
  • Macron says no alternative to Iran nuclear deal

    Macron says no alternative to Iran nuclear deal

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    US President Donald Trump has called agreement "the worst deal ever" and repeatedly threatened to scrap it. "It enables a constructive and demanding relationship with Iran", Macron said Tuesday in a key foreign policy speech, AFP reported.
  • Kim Jong-un's Wife Gave Birth to their Third Child

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    Ri's first and second children were believed to have been born in 2010 and 2013, respectively. The sex of the other two is unknown. Little is known about Ri, who accompanied Kim to his father's funeral in late 2011, sparking widespread speculation about the couple.
  • After Harvey floodwaters breach levee, authorities say

    After Harvey floodwaters breach levee, authorities say "get out now"

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    Columbia Lakes is a neighborhood located in the southern portion of Brazoria County, where it is surrounded by the towns of Angleton, Lake Jackson and Brazoria. He says residents were told that at some point the levee would be "overtopped". Harvey made landfall as a category four hurricane before diminishing, but even with the drop in strength, thousands have been displaced by the storm , which made landfall as a category four hurricane.