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GOP senators impose slew of new restrictions on reporters

GOP senators impose slew of new restrictions on reporters

Echoing Shelby, Republican staff director of the Rules Committee Bill Duhnke denied the panel had authorized additional restrictions on reporters. Traditionally, press members gather in these areas ...

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Bradley: Arena has restored US identity

But during Sunday's game, Mexicans not only booed, they also hurled slurs, reportedly calling USA goalie Brad Guz "puto" meaning gay prostitute, Newsmax reports . Against Mexico , his team refle...

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AG Jeff Sessions is expected to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee

AG Jeff Sessions is expected to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee

He's also likely to take questions about his role in firing Comey, and whether he truly recused himself from overseeing the Russian Federation probe. An order from the president would not necessaril...

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United Kingdom urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar

United Kingdom urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar

Such measures may involve delays and raise costs for Qatar; on Monday Fitch put Qatar's AA credit rating on Rating Watch Negative, saying a sustained crisis could hurt its credit outlook. "We are st...

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Turkey's Erdogan to discuss Qatar dispute with Trump, minister says

Turkey's Erdogan to discuss Qatar dispute with Trump, minister says

Hours after his secretary of state urged Saudi Arabia and its regional allies to ease their blockade imposed on Qatar, Trump on Friday called on the Gulf state to stop funding groups that commit terro...

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Sears Canada raises doubt about ability to continue, posts $144.4-million loss

Sears Canada raises doubt about ability to continue, posts $144.4-million loss

Sears Canada also on Tuesday reported a first-quarter loss of $144.4 million, or $1.42 a share, compared with a loss of $63.6 million, or 62 cents a share, a year earlier. The company said its forecas...

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Pakistan confirms Chinese couple killed after IS claim

Khan ordered the databank to be "shared with all security agencies", his ministry said in a statement. China firmly opposes all kinds of terrorism and extreme violence targeting civilians, and suppo...

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Trump says Comey lied, says he will '100%' testify under oath

The committee also sent a letter to Comey requesting he provide the committee any notes or memos in his possession regarding his discussions with Trump. Russians have denied interference while Mr Trum...

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British PM says she takes responsibility for election result

Earlier on Monday, the chair of the 1922 Committee Graham Brady said that since the Conservatives "don't have a majority for the manifesto we have put forward, there will be some changes". The UK ri...

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Citi Bike fatality is New York's first, second nationwide for bike-sharing

Citi Bike fatality is New York's first, second nationwide for bike-sharing

Officials said the 36-year-old cyclist, Dan Hanegby, was riding between a private bus and a parked vehicle when he lost control and was struck by the bus. Hanegby was the sixth person to die on a bike...

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United Kingdom election: Brexit plans in disarray

They're hardly going to make any major concessions, and she's going to have to go back to her Parliament with her divided party and try and get some obvious compromises through. European Council Presi...

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Deadly Australia hostage-taking, shootout called a terror attack

The hostage escaped without injury but three police officers were injured in the shooting, although their wounds were not life-threatening. Australia's prime minister has said that Monday night's ...

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North Korea releases US student Otto Warmbier during Dennis Rodman visit

North Korea releases US student Otto Warmbier during Dennis Rodman visit

In the past, North Korea has held out until senior US officials or statesmen came to personally bail out detainees, all the way up to former President Bill Clinton, whose visit in 2009 secured the f...

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Apple's CEO Tim Cook Confirms Self Driving Car Software In The Works

Apple's CEO Tim Cook Confirms Self Driving Car Software In The Works

The issue is, nobody outside of Apple could really say what the project has been about - until now. Based on Cook's comments , it seems as though that's exactly what Apple is aiming to do: "We so...

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Theresa May Just Cracked a Pretty Good Joke About Her Election Disaster

Theresa May Just Cracked a Pretty Good Joke About Her Election Disaster

May's failure to get a majority has undercut her tough Brexit strategy, which had raised fears that Britain was heading for a so-called " hard Brexit ", which could potentially see tariffs slapped on ...

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Trump on Comey testimony: 'No collusion, no obstruction, he's a leaker'

Trump said that he "did not say that", but "there would be nothing wrong if I had". But, Comey testified , Trump did not ask him to drop the FBI's broader investigation into Russian Federation m...

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Joe Hart dropped by Gareth Southgate for England's friendly against France

The 114th meeting of global football's oldest rivals initially looked to be going the visitors' way after substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain hushed the Hampden roar. However, as expected, Scotland f...

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Schiff says firing Mueller would echo Watergate

Schiff says firing Mueller would echo Watergate

Mueller's possible firing would add to the firestorm already surrounding Trump's alleged attempts to influence the Russian Federation investigation. Three members of the legal team known to have bee...

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Vodafone stocking new 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro

Vodafone stocking new 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro

These are all small things - if you didn't know that the iPad Pro had a more responsive screen, you may not pick up on it yourself. The most damning criticism he offers, however, is that it really i...

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Is the Needle Ready to Move on Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO)?

It also upped American Tower Corp New (NYSE:AMT) stake by 188,931 shares and now owns 272,415 shares. 5,096 are owned by Tower Rech Capital Llc (Trc). Jefferies downgraded the stock to "Hold" rating i...

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Commonwealth Financial Services LLC Acquires 318 Shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO)

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Spears Abacus Llc stated it has 7,383 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Market Capital...

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Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by three wickets, reach semi final

At 137 for six chasing 237, Pakistan again found themselves in a similar territory and if not for Sarfraz and Fakhar Zaman's enterprise - coupled with assistance from butterfingered Sri Lankans -,...

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Uber fires 20 employees over sexual harassment probe

An Uber spokesperson also said the company will continue running a confidential hotline for employees to report concerns, and that its employee relations team has doubled. Uber retained ex-US Att...

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California winner of $447M Powerball can claim prize Monday

Matthew Alberre , the store owner, told NBC News "it's a very good feeling to be the winning store", adding that many locals have been coming in to buy extra lottery tickets. The exact location of t...

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House 'covfefe' bill would save presidential tweets

House 'covfefe' bill would save presidential tweets

An Illinois lawmaker is looking to transform "covfefe" - a mysterious term born out of a now-deleted tweet from President Donald Trump - into a federal law. While the official @WhiteHouse and @POT...

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Saudi Arabia Says Qatar Airspace Closure to Protect Citizens from Threats

Saudi Arabia Says Qatar Airspace Closure to Protect Citizens from Threats

The crisis caused Qatar's most liquid bonds to tumble last week as its sovereign rating was cut and bets against its currency surged. Mohammed al-Sada said in a statement: "circumstances in the regi...

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UK Urges Gulf States to Ease Blockade Against Qatar

UK Urges Gulf States to Ease Blockade Against Qatar

Al Jazeera on June 8 reported a massive cross-platform cyberattack. Qatar Airways has called on the UN's aviation body to declare the Gulf boycott illegal and a violation of a 1944 convention o...

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Tesla's Model X earns all-around 5-star safety rating from NHTSA

Tesla's Model X earns all-around 5-star safety rating from NHTSA

With two vehicles scoring high NHTSA crash-test ratings, the next objective will be for Tesla's $35,000 Model 3 vehicle, scheduled to launch in July, to perform as well. The Model X's massive battery ...

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Sears to cut 400 full-time jobs, mostly at corporate office

Sears to cut 400 full-time jobs, mostly at corporate office

Since the beginning of the fiscal year, Sears Holdings has actioned almost USD1.0 billion in annualised cost savings to date and is on track to deliver USD1.25 billion in annualised savings. "We remai...

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Kuwaiti media: Deeper OPEC cuts may be needed

Oil is trading below $50 a barrel, amid speculation increased United States supplies will counter production curbs by the Opec and its allies, including nonmember Russian Federation. "Circumstances...

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Trump Administration Looks to Curb CFPB Powers, Change Bank Rules

Trump Administration Looks to Curb CFPB Powers, Change Bank Rules

In Washington , a powerful movement is underway to kill the consumer protections and bank industry regulations that arose from the ashes of the 2008 financial crisis. Your investment advisor may not ...

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Budget will deliver positive economic growth - Osinbajo

Budget will deliver positive economic growth - Osinbajo

The acting President, who described the budget signing as a milestone in the implementation of the economic and growth plan programme put in place by President Buhari in April, also noted that it had ...

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Trump calls for 'quicker, safer' air-traffic control in bid for privatization

Trump calls for 'quicker, safer' air-traffic control in bid for privatization

Airlines and the controllers union say that the FAA's effort to modernize the air traffic system has been slowed down by the agency's dependence on inconsistent funding from Congress and occasiona...

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Merkel says European Union ready to start Brexit negotiations

Another EU official in Brussels told Reuters it was too early to speculate on how the bloc would react to a change in Britain's demands for its withdrawal. To halt the Brexit process now would require...

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United Kingdom election disaster sees PM fight to stay

The Czech prime minister said Friday that Britain should not be granted any extension on the two-year deadline for the Brexit talks. Conservatives are still in power, Brexit talks are to beg...

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