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Dollar slips in Asia as market frets on USA fiscal outlook

Dollar slips in Asia as market frets on USA fiscal outlook

A dip in risk appetite dominated Asian and European stock markets, and the MSCI's all-country world equity index was down 0.17 percent. The Nasdaq Composite turned positive. "Such tax reforms, that co...

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MSPs expected to approve plans for new independence referendum

She will say "the strength and stability" of the UK's union will "become even more important" as Britain leaves the EU - and the "one overarching goal" of her post-Brexit plan is "to build a more unit...

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Korea Conducts Another Ballistic Missile Engine Test

Korea Conducts Another Ballistic Missile Engine Test

Pyongyang said it may attack US and South Korean troops participating in an annual joint military exercise, which North Korea believes could be a cover for military aggression against it. The statemen...

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Leader Of GOP's House Hardliners: Still A 'Good Chance' Of Obamacare Repeal

Leader Of GOP's House Hardliners: Still A 'Good Chance' Of Obamacare Repeal

Frank Pallone, the ranking member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, told CNN Monday. " Obamacare should be repealed by now". The draft healthcare Bill would have scrapped the Affordabl...

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Freedom Caucus' Jordan: End ObamaCare Blaming, 'Let's Get to Work'

Freedom Caucus' Jordan: End ObamaCare Blaming, 'Let's Get to Work'

Though the Caucus itself took no official position on the Trump-endorsed AHCA, meaning members could vote how they chose on the bill , most members of the Caucus wanted a full repeal of the existing ...

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National Football League says owners approve Raiders move to Las Vegas from Oakland

National Football League says owners approve Raiders move to Las Vegas from Oakland

The Bengals, along with every other National Football League team, are expected to receive over $50 million in distributed relocation fees from the three moves as the world of big-money stadium issues...

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Derek Carr writes heartfelt letter to Raiders fans regarding move to Vegas

And during a news conference Monday after owners voted 31-1 in favor of the Raiders moving to Las Vegas, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said the plan was for the team to play in Oakland until the stad...

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Trump attacks conservative lawmakers over health bill

Trump attacks conservative lawmakers over health bill

After seven years of promising to repeal and replace Obamacare - with Trump thundering it at rallies and Republicans writing it into every campaign document - they're giving up after three lacklus...

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Kathrada: South Africa's anti-apartheid veteran dies aged 87

Despite his age, Kathrada had remained in the public eye. Kathrada was one of the last three of the Rivonia trialists still alive following Nelson Mandela's death in 2013. His activism against the w...

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Haley Puts UN on Notice: "The Days of Israel-Bashing are Over"

So, too, some of her one-liners, delivered with restraint, but with unmistakable conviction. And: "I wear heels". It's not for a fashion statement. "It's because if I see something wrong, we're goin...

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Raiders Moving To Las Vegas

Raiders Moving To Las Vegas

The Raiders have a reputation for being a team full of rebels, partiers, tough guys and winners so what better city to call home than Las Vegas? "Now, part of me says, 'I think it's good for us.' An...

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Arab Summit calls for political solution to Libya's crisis

The Jordanian minister, Ayman Safadi, said Monday that the resolution is one of "about 17" to be adopted later this week at a gathering of Arab heads of states in Jordan. Jordan's King Abdullah II pla...

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Najib holds talks with French president in Putrajaya

Singapore's president, Tony Tan, said that France was a "special friend", noting that it was one of the first countries to establish diplomatic relations with Singapore after its independence in 1965....

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All eyes on Trump, Ryan relationship after health care defeat

All eyes on Trump, Ryan relationship after health care defeat

The real message, of course, is that no one should ever work with Trump. Both publicly and behind the scenes, Trump's deepest frustrations appear to be directed not at Ryan, but at the conservative ...

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Everton's tribute to Seamus Coleman is simply fantastic

Everton's tribute to Seamus Coleman is simply fantastic

Coleman faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines as he recovers from surgery to pin the broken tibia and fibula in his right leg with O'Neill bemoaning the loss of "one of the best full-backs in Europe"...

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Netanyahu says Israel committed to advancing peace with Palestinians under Trump

In early December, then US President Obama renewed a presidential waiver ordering the US embassy in Israel to remain in Tel Aviv, despite facing pressure by Congress and Israel. -Israeli talks ended l...

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Trump's son-in-law will testify before Senate panel

Trump's son-in-law will testify before Senate panel

As the New York Times said , Comey's announcement before the House Intelligence Committee created "a treacherous political moment" for the president and placed the criminal investigation "at the door...

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Crude Oil Price Rises, Then Slips: Supply Cut Extension Deferred

The energy analyst community is extremely pleased with such a positive figure, but the consensus is that the cuts must be extended beyond the six month level. Russian Federation is committed to cuts...

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Why Dolphins owner Stephen Ross voted against Raiders' move to Las Vegas

Why Dolphins owner Stephen Ross voted against Raiders' move to Las Vegas

The announcement came after a 31-1 vote Monday at the NFL's annual owners meeting. In a statement today, owner Mark David referenced his father, Al Davis, saying: "My father used to say that the gre...

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Schiff calls on Nunes to recuse himself from Russian Federation probe

When reached for comment, a Ryan spokeswoman said Monday afternoon the speaker "has full confidence that Chairman Nunes is conducting a thorough, fair, and credible investigation". You can not have th...

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Utah man killed in London attack was hit on bridge

Utah man killed in London attack was hit on bridge

Cochran, 54, and his wife, Melissa, were in Europe to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary when they were mowed down on Westminster Bridge by a auto driven by British man, Khalid Masood, who went ...

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Dollar hit by Trump's healthcare defeat, drops to near 2-mth low

In 1.50pm trading in NY, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.3 percent. However, the miner's shares are declining more than 2 percent. The depressed mood is set to pull European stock inde...

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What's Next For Health Care On The Hill?

What's Next For Health Care On The Hill?

Trump initially focused his blame for the failure on Democrats and predicted a dire future for the current law. Trump began Sunday with a tweet ripping the hardline conservative House Freedom Caucus...

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Military Pauses Operations In Western Mosul

Military Pauses Operations In Western Mosul

JOHN YANG: We have seen this fighting around Mosul really intensify. They are firing from crowded residential areas. The Americans say they were targeting Islamic State fighters. However, US offi...

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Women Hold Hands on Westminster Bridge in Tribute to Terror Victims

Women Hold Hands on Westminster Bridge in Tribute to Terror Victims

Three died and dozens were injured when he drove a vehicle into pedestrians on Westminster bridge before leaving the auto and fatally stabbing a police officer outside parliament. Ajao told the BBC...

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Man's heartfelt ballad to Cyclone Debbie goes viral

They also advised locals not to travel on the roads once the wild weather started, to minimise risk to both themselves and emergency service crews. The Bureau of Meteorology says winds in a Category...

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"The Days of Israel-Bashing Are Over" — UN Ambassador Haley

Much of the global community does not recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and supports a two-state solution. Haley told Senor that while she had heard that there was anti-Israel bias at the Unit...

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Pirro: Speaker Ryan Must Step Down After ObamaCare Replacement Failure

Pirro: Speaker Ryan Must Step Down After ObamaCare Replacement Failure

And if you voted for Trump because you believed he had the skill to deliver on his vague campaign rhetoric, you were duped. Folks, I want to be clear: this is NOT on President Trump . Instead, it w...

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Shailene Woodley pleads guilty post DAPL protest

Woodley has always been an opponent of the controversial proposed oil pipeline, and has continued to champion the cause even after her arrest. Now, Woodley is said to have reached a deal with pros...

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Theresa May: Brexit will make the UK "more united"

Of course, while Brexit is the catalyst for all the recent talk and efforts to hold another Scottish independence referendum, there are also patriotic considerations as well. The prime minister was ...

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India's SC questions whether Muslims in held Kashmir are a minority

India's SC questions whether Muslims in held Kashmir are a minority

Senior advocate Gopal Subramaniam, appearing on behalf of the Jammu and Kashmir government, said that he had advised the state government to take into account the recommendations of the Sachar Committ...

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Michigan State Proposes $97 Million Flint Water Crisis Deal

Stay on Patch and refresh your browser for the latest. The state will also continue to operate water distribution centers, providing free bottled water, filters and water-testing kits to residents. A ...

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46 dogs, saved from slaughter, arrive in NY from South Korea

46 dogs, saved from slaughter, arrive in NY from South Korea

According to Kelly O'Meara, of the Humane Society International, the dogs were kept in filthy metal cages and were fed just enough to survive. While eating dog is on the decline in South Korea, abou...

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HK protesters face charges over rally for democracy from China

HK protesters face charges over rally for democracy from China

They have called on the public to join the protest. Chan said she had been arrested at the end of the protests, but had never been charged. Chan added she would take responsibility for participation...

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Global stocks, dollar cut losses on hope Trump can move past healthcare

S&P 500 futures were down 0.93%, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures fell 0.8%, and Nasdaq futures declined 0.8%. The dollar, whose index had surged more than 6 percent in the aftermath of Trump'...

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