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Trump addresses internet, trade agreements in Farm Bureau speech

He says the president needs to assure farmers of stable trade agreements and be realistic about promises like expanded broadband. While farmers overwhelmingly backed Trump in his 2016 campaign, some of his policies have raised concerns with them, including his threat to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement, the tightening of immigration rules and cutting crop-insurance payment... [Full Article...]

Bannon Expresses Regret Over Response To Bombshell Book

Bannon Expresses Regret Over Response To Bombshell Book He said his reference to "treason" had not been aimed at the president's son but at another campaign official who attended the 2016 Trump Tower meeting, Paul Manafort. Soon after, Trump tweeted: "Jake Tapper of Fake News CNN just got destroyed in his interview with Stephen Miller of the Trump Administration". Angered by the publication of a bombshell book that raised doubts over his mental fac... [Full Article...]

Turkey to extend state of emergency

Turkey to extend state of emergency It means Turkey will have been under emergency rule for 18 months. Emergency rule allows the president and cabinet to bypass parliament in passing new laws and to limit or suspend rights and freedoms. The government has since launched a massive crackdown on the supporters of Fethullah Gulen, a Muslim ulama living in exile in the U.S. accused of being the mastermind behind the coup attempt. [Full Article...]

Bam Margera Fam, Friends Working Together To Get Him to Rehab

Bam Margera Fam, Friends Working Together To Get Him to Rehab Police officers are said to have detected "a strong scent of alcohol " on Margera as they spoke with him, and gave him a field sobriety test after having him pull over. Pacific Time. In the past, Bam had admitted to struggling with alcohol abuse. His mother also revealed that Bam was partying too much once he began hanging out with the singer from the rock band, HIM. [Full Article...]

Altice to split into separate United States and European companies

Altice to split into separate United States and European companies Under Drahi and Goei, Altice had begun rolling out fiber optic cable in its Norwalk territory and others with the intention to offer a fiber-speed broadband service to local customers. The new pay TV unit will include the Altice content division, major sports rights and other premium content rights. Altice France will cancel its existing wholesale pay-TV contracts for the content and channel... [Full Article...]

John Young passes away at age 87

He was also named head of the astronaut office, a position he held until 1987, and he remained an "active astronaut and eligible to command space shuttle missions" until his retirement. Young was the first person to orbit the moon solo in the Command Module (nicknamed Charlie Brown), while the other two were aboard the lunar lander (nicknamed Snoopy). [Full Article...]

Trump Touts Tax Cuts to Farmers Amid Immigration, Trade Concerns

Trump Touts Tax Cuts to Farmers Amid Immigration, Trade Concerns President Donald Trump says that his plan to enhance broadband availability in rural areas will enable local farmers to more effectively take part in the internet-driven economy. The farm bureau spent more than $3 million on lobbying in 2017, ranking second in agribusiness behind Monsanto Co., the world's largest seed company and pioneer of genetically modified crops. [Full Article...]

Chart: Marijuana stocks stumble, then rebound after Sessions announcement

Chart: Marijuana stocks stumble, then rebound after Sessions announcement Sessions did not mandate such prosecutions but instead gave federal prosecutors in each state authority to decide where they would focus their enforcement actions. Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson said he and his office is prepared to fight to defend his state's laws although there is no specific enforcement from the Department of Justice to fight just yet. [Full Article...]

Iran Warns It Could Stop Cooperating with UN Nuclear Watchdog

Iran Warns It Could Stop Cooperating with UN Nuclear Watchdog On Friday, Trump must decide whether to sign a series of waivers on the implementation of nuclear sanctions lifted by the U.S. under the nuclear accord. "If Washington decides to pull out of the deal, Iran has the option of withdrawal and other options", Zarif said. The Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), a state-run organization, has been subject to USA sanctions since 2013, but both ... [Full Article...]

Japan's Nikkei index hits 26-year high

Japan's Nikkei index hits 26-year high Japanese markets were closed yesterday for a national holiday. Asian shares edged higher on Tuesday, approaching record highs after the S&P 500 extended its winning streak, while the dollar steadied against its major counterparts. CURRENCIES: The dollar slipped to 112.78 yen from 113.13 yen late Monday. Japan's economy has been boosted by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Abenomics reform package an... [Full Article...]

Oprah Winfrey Would 'Absolutely' Run For President According To Stedman Graham

And if that's true, I would just like to say Oprah you will never be President. now we just wait and see. I just thought, oh, oh", she said in a December 2016 conversation with on Bloomberg's "The David Rubenstein Show: "Peer-to-Peer Conversations". [Full Article...]

Teacher is handcuffed by officer at school board meeting

Teacher is handcuffed by officer at school board meeting Many were in attendance to address the superintendent's new contract, which included a raise. When Hargrave was called upon a second time for comment, she asked another question, and was immediately detained and removed from the meeting by an Abbeville city marshal on duty. [Full Article...]

France's Macron Trip To China To Focus On Trade, Regional Conflicts

France's Macron Trip To China To Focus On Trade, Regional Conflicts It was the first day of his visit. The $1 trillion infrastructure programme is billed as a modern revival of the ancient Silk Road that once carried fabrics, spices and a wealth of other goods in both directions. Earlier this week, French fashion label Saint Laurent - part of Kering - said it would start selling online in China through a JD.com portal, joining shopping players like Alibaba in ... [Full Article...]

Steve Bannon Apologizes For Anti-Trump Comments in Michael Wolff Book

Steve Bannon Apologizes For Anti-Trump Comments in Michael Wolff Book He gives Trump his regular intelligence briefings. The author of a book that is highly critical of Mr Donald Trump's first year as U.S. president said his revelations were likely to bring an end to Mr Trump's time in the White House. He pressed the case again on Sunday as he prepared to depart Camp David for the White House. The 64-year-old author appeared on USA television to discuss his bo... [Full Article...]

(INTC) Shares Bought by Northwest Investment Counselors LLC

Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc who had been investing in Intel Corporation for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $209.38 billion market cap company. Paradigm Financial Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Intel by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. Fmr Limited Liability Company holds 4.89 million shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. [Full Article...]

Novo Nordisk offers to buy Belgium's Ablynx for about $3.1 bln

Novo Nordisk offers to buy Belgium's Ablynx for about $3.1 bln Ablynx's share price soared 44% on the back of the rejection. Novo Nordisk has made a concerted and good faith effort to engage in discussions with Ablynx . The proposal was made December 22 and represented Novo Nordisk's second attempt after the EUR26.75 cash bid that it made December 7. However, Novo Nordisk disclosed that Ablynx's board of directors had declined from carrying out an... [Full Article...]

PM Abbasi in Sialkot, praises business community

PM Abbasi in Sialkot, praises business community Greenfield airports are the new airports that are built on an undeveloped site-meaning that for their construction there is no need for demolishing or removing the already present infrastructures as these are built on unused lands. The premier said it was not for the government to do business but to play the role of facilitator in promotion of economic activities in the country. [Full Article...]

Another blow for May as controversial columnist quits United Kingdom universities regulator

Another blow for May as controversial columnist quits United Kingdom universities regulator The right-wing journalist unreservedly apologised for his past comments which he said were "ill-judged or just plain wrong". An online petition calling for his sacking gathered almost 220,000 signatures before Young announced his resignation. [Full Article...]

Pathak remanded in police custody

Pathak remanded in police custody The prosecution said that his custodial interrogation is required to ascertain the whereabouts of Yug Tulli, another co-owner of Mojo's Bistro. Earlier in the day, in an inquiry report submitted to the Municipal commissioner by the Inquiry Committee, it was stated that the fire started from the pub Mojo's Bistro and not from 1 Above as believed earlier. [Full Article...]

Law firm's report 'errors' irk under-fire De Lille

Law firm's report 'errors' irk under-fire De Lille It also footed the bill for electric fencing. It is understood he had alleged, in documents, that De Lille had told him not to report to council claims against Whitehead, relating to alleged irregularities dating back to 2014. The DA's federal executive will meet on Sunday to consider De Lille's submission on why she should not resign as mayor. In terms of the party's procedures, a municipal mayor... [Full Article...]


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