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Author: 0 White House knew of aide's abuse allegations

Thirty to 40 White House officials and administration political appointees are still operating without full security clearances, including senior adviser to President Donald Trump Jared Kushner and - until recently - White House staffer Rob Porter , according to a United States official and a source familiar with the situation.

Author: 0 Second White House aide resigns over domestic abuse claims

President Donald Trump with new chief of staff, John Kelly . Donald Trump has praised former aide Rob Porter , who faces domestic violence allegations. Mr Kelly, meanwhile , was Mr Porter's loudest defender, including in the first hours after the graphic photos of alleged abuse emerged. Shah said Kelly was not "fully aware" of the alleged spousal abuse until Wednesday, when he saw the pictures of Holderness with a black eye.

Author: 0 Dozens of Trump officials still lack full security clearance

Jennifer Willoughby disclosed an emergency protective order against Porter, while Colbie showed old photos of her with a black eye. The narrative Gen. President Donald Trump said that his former staff secretary, Rob Porter , did a good job in the White House and cautioned reporters to keep in mind that he has denied allegations of domestic violence.

World News United States stocks plummet to close in correction territory
Author: 0 United States stocks plummet to close in correction territory

The S&P 500 has lost 7.7 per cent this week alone, its worst weekly performance since the peak of financial crisis in 2008. The Dow, which booked a record-breaking loss of 1,175 points Monday, has shed roughly 2,700 points since Friday amid a brisk retreat from all-time highs.

World News Senate & House Vote To End Government Shutdown
Author: 0 Senate & House Vote To End Government Shutdown

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday she won't support the budget deal with spending caps being hammered out in Congress unless it includes protection for Dreamers. Some fiscally-minded Republicans disapproved of the bill's increased spending, among them Sen. "I am just telling people why I am voting the way I am voting", Pelosi said at a news conference Thursday morning.

Author: 0 Second US shutdown assured as senator holds up spending bill

While Paul raised deficit concerns over the spending bill, the senator also voted for the GOP tax law that is projected to add $1.5 trillion to the deficit over the next 10 years. "It reduces our deficit by trillions of dollars", said Shah. It is the second shutdown in under a month: in January the administration closed down for three days following a similar failure to pass a bill.

World News Incoming MassMutual jobs expected to bring more business to local stores
Author: 0 Incoming MassMutual jobs expected to bring more business to local stores

MassMutual said its two biggest offices - in Springfield and Enfield, Conn. - have been at about 60 percent capacity. Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. Plans also include construction of a $240 million campus in Boston's Seaport district, where General Electric Co. relocated previous year after leaving Fairfield.

World News Pence out to counter NKorean 'propaganda' at Olympic games
Author: 0 Pence out to counter NKorean 'propaganda' at Olympic games

He died shortly after being returned to the U.S.by North Korea in a coma. The possibility of such a meeting loomed larger this week when Pence was asked about meeting North Korean officials and replied, "I have not requested a meeting, but we'll see what happens".

World News Westwood joins Rumford at the top of Perth's World Super 6
Author: 0 Westwood joins Rumford at the top of Perth's World Super 6

Defending champion Brett Rumford shot an 8-under 64 to take a two-stroke lead over English veteran Lee Westwood in the World Super 6 Perth on Thursday. "Every single hole looked differently to yesterday. You really have to have your wits about you". Only the top 24 golfers will qualify for the final-round match play component of the innovative tournament, where players will go head-to-head in a series of six-hole shootouts.

World News Pennsylvania allows Sunoco to resume work on Mariner NGL pipeline
Author: 0 Pennsylvania allows Sunoco to resume work on Mariner NGL pipeline

Before the DEP's order to stop work in January, ETP had expected to complete the project in the second quarter of 2018. The Mariner East 2 pipeline is the second of three pipelines created to carry gas liquids from the shale region of Western Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia to a terminal that Sunoco has built on the site of its former Marcus Hook refinery.

World News Weekend Weather: Wet And Windy
Author: 0 Weekend Weather: Wet And Windy

Cold with increasing clouds. With temperatures in the upper teens and low 20s, most of the precipitation should fall as snow, not yet the wintry mix. It says there will be scattered snow showers on Thursday night and into Friday morning.

World News Bitcoin Price Rally in 2018 to $50000 could be Fuelled by ETFs
Author: 0 Bitcoin Price Rally in 2018 to $50000 could be Fuelled by ETFs

Amid the crypto sell-off these days, Bitcoin Cash is the only cryptocurrency out of the biggest five by market cap to be "in green" on Thursday. It last traded at Bitfinex exchange. In fact, most other prominent cryptocurrencies promote themselves, citing those attributes they have which are not available on the Bitcoin network.

Author: 0 City lifts state of snow emergency

Cars parked on the road during this period may be ticketed or towed. Once the storm ends, snow plow operators will begin clearing all interior neighborhood streets and providing access to cul-de-sacs and dead end streets. Parking is permitted in the front (north) lot of the Municipal Center parking lot for those that do not have sufficient parking space for guests. All downtown parking garages are open to the public.

World News Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor starrer 102 Not Out teaser out now!
Author: 0 Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor starrer 102 Not Out teaser out now!

The teaser of 102 Not Out is out, featuring Rishi Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan on screen after 27 years. Interestingly, Amitabh, in the teaser, says that it would be for the first time a father would send his son to an old-age home. I know the country loves the younger, fresh and vibrant new generation - as must it should deservedly, but who ever said the "oldies" are not capable to do similar? The ageless comedy and the love between the duo reflects the on screen in a attractive way.

World News Congress passes spending deal
Author: 0 Congress passes spending deal

Frustrations mounted as GOP Sen. House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., called the budget plan passed by the Senate a "true compromise". "Now we have Republicans hand-in-hand with Democrats offering us trillion-dollar deficits". "We will solve this DACA problem", Ryan said just before the vote. But Democrats also had their divisions and wrangling, largely with liberal upset the measure was not tied to any plans to assist the "Dreamer" immigrants.

World News 'A Night to Remember' Gives those with Special Needs a Prom Night
Author: 0 'A Night to Remember' Gives those with Special Needs a Prom Night

The ladies can get their nails painted and hair styled in the makeup room, and the gents can have their shoes shined. This night was no exception as Raeven and more than 200 other special needs people who signed up for this night made sure that everyone, kings and queens, their buddies and all the volunteers, had the time of their lives.

World News Woman claims husband stole her kidney as dowry payment
Author: 0 Woman claims husband stole her kidney as dowry payment

Rita went under the knife the next day. He kept her confined to her house for several months after the procedure. However, the operation did not provide her any relief and the pain intensified. According to her father, the couple Wednesday in 2005. Sarkar says the dowry demand that her family failed to meet was 200,000 rupees ($3,096). "He used to say, 'Your father has so many cars, he's sitting there with so much wealth, look at us, we have nothing", the father told The Washington ...

World News Militants attack army camp in Jammu
Author: 0 Militants attack army camp in Jammu

The army camp is located on the outskirts of Jammu. However militants, believed to two or three have been isolated. "2 have sustained injuries including one hawaldar & his daughter", Jammu IGP SD Singh Jamwal told media houses. The district administration has asked schools within 500 metres of the camp to remain closed. The terrorists entered quarters of a junior commissioning officer, Madan Lal Choudhar, an intelligence source said .

World News Trump Receives Intel Briefings Orally, Not Every Day — WashPost
Author: 0 Trump Receives Intel Briefings Orally, Not Every Day — WashPost

The Washington Post on Friday reports instead of reading the PDB, President Trump relies on an oral presentation of select information from the specially-crafted document. It's possible that "something will be missed" if Trump is depending on the oral briefing, according to Leon Panetta , a former Central Intelligence Agency director and defense secretary for President Barack Obama .

World News Weekend storms prompt flood watch
Author: 0 Weekend storms prompt flood watch

However, the rain should begin moving out of the area during the day Sunday. Increasing cloudy skies are forecast for tonight with a 60% chance of rain by morning. "Many rivers and streams are still running at elevated levels from the recent rainfall, and flooding will become increasingly likely Saturday night through Sunday", it warned.

Author: 0 Array BioPharma (NASDAQ:ARRY) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Shows

Washington Com invested 1.62% in Watsco, Inc. Following some medium-term indicators on shares of Array BioPharma Inc . About 4.50 million shares traded. Northern Trust Corp now owns 2,130,493 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $17,832,000 after acquiring an additional 166,031 shares during the period.

World News Senate passes spending bill; House takes up measure next
Author: 0 Senate passes spending bill; House takes up measure next

Up to the final minutes, it was not clear the bill would pass in the House, and many Democrats held their votes, allowing the tally to creep up slowly and giving no indication which way it might fall. But if Paul got a vote on his amendment, then every senator would want one. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) supports the measure, but many in his majority caucus have announced opposition to the bill.

World News Trump says Democratic intelligence memo will 'be released soon'
Author: 0 Trump says Democratic intelligence memo will 'be released soon'

The White House letter said Justice Department officials will be available to help "should the committee wish to revise the February 5th memorandum to mitigate the risks identified by the department". But more than that, Trump will have to bat down charges he chose to keep the memo secret to hide the fact that the GOP document was widely derided as partisan spin .

World News House Oversight Committee Launches Probe of Nassar Scandal
Author: 0 House Oversight Committee Launches Probe of Nassar Scandal

A MI judge slammed him with several consecutive sentences that ensure he will be behind bars for at least 140 years. At USA Gymnastics, the organization has stopped using Karolyi Ranch as the women's teams national training camp since reports of abuse at that location have come out.

World News No, Detroit is not banning Airbnb from residential zones
Author: 0 No, Detroit is not banning Airbnb from residential zones

John Roach, spokesman for Mayor Mike Duggan, said the city will review the effect of the new ordinance. Detroit lawmakers are actively enforcing the city's new ban on Airbnb, with many property owners and would-be renters receiving cease and desist letters.

World News Mattis: DACA Recipients in Military Won't Be Deported
Author: 0 Mattis: DACA Recipients in Military Won't Be Deported

DACA service members are all people with a particular set of skills, such as being fluent in a key language, who came into the military through the Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest program. So far, Congress has yet to agree on a solution for the roughly 690,000 people who are now DACA recipients. Mattis added that he does not know of any cases in which a service member has been ordered to leave the country.

World News Bermuda becomes first country in world to repeal same-sex marriage
Author: 0 Bermuda becomes first country in world to repeal same-sex marriage

Bermuda's governor this week approved a bill reversing the right of gay couples to marry in the British overseas territory, despite a Supreme Court ruling authorising same-sex marriage past year. "The Act is meant to strike a fair balance between two now irreconcilable groups in Bermuda, by restating that marriage must be between a male and a female while at the same time recognizing and protecting the rights of same-sex couples", the website continued.

Author: 0 Alliance Resource Partners, LP (NasdaqGS:ARLP): Placing Shares in the Spotlight

About 1.11M shares traded. Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) has risen 4.94% since February 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 195.58% the S&P500. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) on Tuesday, June 14 to "Sector Outperform" rating. Credit Suisse initiated Cheniere Energy, Inc. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of LNG in report on Monday, October 12 with "Overweight" rating.

World News Twitter admits Russian trolls posted about Brexit
Author: 0 Twitter admits Russian trolls posted about Brexit

As part of its inquiry, Britain's Digital, Media, Culture and Sport Committee is taking evidence from internet companies like YouTube, Facebook, Google and Twitter. YouTube found no evidence of Russian interference in the Brexit referendum, a British parliamentary committee inquiry into fake news has heard. At the same hearing, Simon Millner, a Facebook official, said the UK Election Commission had asked the company to investigate whether false information from Russian Federation about the ...

World News Trump Signs Spending Bill, Ending Brief Shutdown
Author: 0 Trump Signs Spending Bill, Ending Brief Shutdown

After signing the bill , Trump on Friday defended the extra spending on Twitter: "Without more Republicans in Congress, we were forced to increase spending on things we do not like or want in order to finally, after many years of depletion, take care of our Military".

World News Michael Porter Jr.: Still not practicing, hopes to return
Author: 0 Michael Porter Jr.: Still not practicing, hopes to return

But he's been sitting out after playing just two minutes in the season opener where a back surgery followed on November 21st. "I think the doctors are going to be amazed at my progress", Porter Jr. "I don't know if that's what I'll hear". Entering the season, many projected Porter would be the No. 1 overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft . They would likely sneak into the NCAA tournament field if the season ended today thanks to quality wins over Tennessee, Kentucky and Alabama.

World News United States vice president skips Olympics dinner with North Korean delegation
Author: 0 United States vice president skips Olympics dinner with North Korean delegation

U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence and his wife arrived after the handshakes. While Mr. Moon and Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe , both shook hands with Mr. The city is about 80 miles (125 kilometers) east of Seoul and about 60 miles south of the Demilitarized Zone that separates North and South Korea. The Opening Ceremony of the XXIII Winter Olympics got underway at 8 PM local time tonight in PyeongChang , South Korea against a backdrop of theatrical flourishes and geopolitical ...

Author: 0 Light winter weather to roll through St. Louis area this weekend

Areas farther south near Interstate 44 will take some time to see the changeover to snow and will likely experience freezing rain the entirety of the event. "It's not looking like a complete washout" on Saturday , Chabala said. Saturday and Sunday are expected to have highs of 30-31 degrees, with warmer temperatures next week - up to 47 degrees Tuesday .