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On 'SNL,' Donald Trump backs Bill O'Reilly amid sexual harassment allegations

Bloom then announced that attorneys for the company have since contacted her and told her that they are taking the allegation seriously and conducting an investigation as they are legally required. T...

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Trump's Latest Executive Order Targets High Skilled Worker Visa Program

Making any change in the H-1B visa programme, popular with Indian technology professionals, would require legislative action by the US Congress, an immigration expert has said. The moves show Trump on...

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Support to legalize marijuana hits all-time high

Only 33 percent believe that it should still be kept illegal, which is a 3 percent drop from past year. Most Americans - 71% - do not think the federal government should try to prohibit the sale and...

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After North Korea Threatens 'Super-Mighty Preemptive Strike,' China on 'High Alert'

In a Facebook post on Wednesday, Rear Adm. James W. Kilby, commander of the Carl Vinson carrier strike group, said its deployment "has been extended 30 days to provide a persistent presence in the w...

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Oil eases from 5-week high, U.S. output rise undermines rally

U.S. West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) rose by 11 cents to US$53.19 a barrel by 12:50 p.m. ET, after touching a five-week high of US$53.37. Brent oil extended gains into an eighth straight session o...

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Oil prices remain level on OPEC's assurance to rebalance crude market

West Texas Intermediate for May delivery dropped 73 cents, or 1.4%, to $51.68/bbl at 12:33 p.m. on the New York Mercantile Exchange. USA crude fell about 0.7 percent to $52.27 a barrel by mid-day ...

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Chinese automakers SAIC, Geely turn up heat on global rivals

However, there is still no confirmation from the vehicle manufacturer whether it will use the CMA or a Scalable Product Architecture or a completely a new platform for its upcoming electric auto. Sale...

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UK Prime Minister Announces Snap General Election

UK Prime Minister Announces Snap General Election

Opinion polls give them a big lead over the Labour opposition, and May is gambling that an election will deliver her a personal mandate from voters and produce a bigger Conservative majority in Parlia...

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RESULTS: How would you vote in a snap General Election in June?

RESULTS: How would you vote in a snap General Election in June?

A spokesman for May said Wednesday that the government is looking to dissolve parliament on 3 May which will be 25 working days before the snap general election. MPs have voted in the House of Commons...

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British Parliament Votes In Favour Of Early Election

British Parliament Votes In Favour Of Early Election

Yesterday (Tuesday), UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced that she would ask the House of Commons to approve snap elections . But Labour MP Gisela Stuart, one of the architects of Brexit as co-c...

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UK Could Rejoin The EU If Voters Overturn Brexit, Says Tajani

UK Could Rejoin The EU If Voters Overturn Brexit, Says Tajani

The leader of the main opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, pressed May in Parliament Wednesday to take part in a televised debate ahead of the election, but May maintained she had no interest in d...

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BP well in Alaska leaking gas after unknown incident

The network said other quantities of natural gas were leaking from the site along with crude oil and investigations were underway to find out the causes of the accident. BP and state regulators are in...

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Mulvaney says no shutdown, even with border ask

Mulvaney says no shutdown, even with border ask

But the president and his aides expressed confidence that Congress would work out a spending agreement and that there won't be any halt in government operations. The Trump administration also forwarde...

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Pence expected to discuss security, trade with Turnbull

Pence expected to discuss security, trade with Turnbull

Fullilove says Pence's role is to be an "instrument of reassurance" for allies like Australia and Japan in terms of Trump's intentions for United States trade relations as well as the dilemmas posed b...

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EPA chief delays methane rule at behest of oil and gas firms

Inspector general reports over the past few years detailing employee misbehavior could serve as ammunition for EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, who is seeking to eliminate 25 percent of the 15,000 em...

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Trump praises Chinese efforts on North Korea 'menace,' Pyongyang warns of strike

South Korea and the USA have also been conducting annual joint military exercises, which the North routinely criticises as a prelude to invasion. North Korean military participate in the celebration...

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'Massive' Tax Cut Plan Coming Next Week

The plan will propose a "massive tax cut" for individuals and businesses, Trump told the AP. Without giving away many details, Mnuchin did say the Trump tax plan would have either three or four ta...

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UK Labor leader comes out fighting ahead of election

UK Labor leader comes out fighting ahead of election

It is a rigged system set up by the wealth extractors, for the wealth extractors. May said that "our opponents believe that because the government's majority is so small, our resolve will weaken and...

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'Charging Bull' artist reportedly says 'Fearless Girl' sculpture violates his rights

The firm that commissioned the statue said it was "grateful" to those "who have responded so enthusiastically" to its message of "the power and potential of having more women in leadership". "We w...

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China GDP growth accelerates to 6.9% in Q1 but debt concerns rise

China GDP growth accelerates to 6.9% in Q1 but debt concerns rise

It added that "positive changes kept emerging and major indicators performed better than expected". Real estate investment in China remained robust in the first quarter from a year earlier, official...

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