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You know, we try to have some level of dignity as to how we treat people and who we are, the behavior we expect from our own families. "(Mistakes) is what we're apparently calling misdemeanor assault these days". Gianforte would face a maximum $500 fine or 6 months in jail if convicted of the assault charge. Gianforte: I'm sick and exhausted of you guys.
  • Manchester Arena Attack Arrests 'Significant', Important Items Found

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    Meanwhile in Britain, British police said they had arrested a seventh person following searches at an address in Nuneaton, central England. The following roads are now closed - Mancunian Way, Limby street and Jackson Street. Separately, a Turkish official told The Associated Press that Abedi travelled through Istanbul and Duesseldorf on his way to Britain. The deployment, created to free up police officers to pursue the terrorists behind the attack, is the largest on the British mainland ...
  • Moody's downgrading based on inappropriate methodology: China

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    The downgrade is a reflection of Moody's expectation that the country's financial strength will weaken in the next few years, following a continuously rising economy-wide debt and a slowing down of potential growth. "The downgrade in Hong Kong's rating reflects Moody's view that credit trends in China will continue to have a significant impact on Hong Kong's credit profile due to close and tightening economic, financial and political linkages with the mainland", it said in a statement.
  • Malaise between Melania Trump and Pope Francis for a pizza story

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    Both the Vatican and the Trump delegation were asked to limit the number of personnel attending the half-hour meeting in the Vatican's Apostolic Palace. Hours after the meeting she said it was an experience she would never forget. Raised in Slovenia, where almost 74 percent of residents are Catholics, the First Lady kept things conservative, wearing a veil for Wednesday's meet-and-greet with the pontiff.
  • Did Trump really favor Macron in France?

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    As Macron approached Trump, he made a swift route-change and instead greeted German Chancellor Angela Merkel, which Trump took umbrage with. Either Macron has him well scouted or Trump decides to take pity on an unworthy challenger. president, which cemented his status as a new global player - and as a formidable handshaker. On the contrary, former President Barack Obama had endorsed Macron.
  • Cavs roll past Boston, headed back to Finals

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    While the Warriors have posted a flawless 12-0 record in the playoffs this season, the Cavs have almost matched them. This time , things were different. The defense has improved a great deal and the offense hasn't suffered too much due to Cleveland's lackluster defensive effort. Boston managed to win Game 3 and had opportunities galore to get Game 4 only to come up short in large part because they didn't have an offensive closer - a player who could fill the void left by ...
  • GOP Lawmakers React as Candidate 'Bodyslamming' Incident Threatens Election

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    The Gallatin County, Montana sheriff's office holds a news conference Thursday at 4:30 p.m. ET on the case of Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte , who has been charged for reportedly body-slamming a Guardian reporter. James Baker, a lobbyist in Bozeman who also voted for Gianforte, said, "Sometimes I think a lot of reporters get aggressive, and after the heat of a long campaign people can lose tempers".
  • OPEC extends oil output cut by nine months to fight glut

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    In December, OPEC agreed its first production cuts in a decade and the first joint cuts with non-OPEC, led by Russian Federation, in 15 years. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries , as expected, agreed Thursday to extend its current cap on oil production another nine months, now expiring July 1, 2018.
  • Greg Gianforte keeps low profile, Montana votes

    Greg Gianforte keeps low profile, Montana votes

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    Greg Gianforte , the Republican candidate in Montana's special congressional election, was accused Wednesday night of assaulting a reporter for the Guardian who had been trying to ask him a question. "That is wrong and it should not have happened". "The answer in Montana is we vote only once...so technically no", Stapleton said. “Politics are pretty entrenched right now in terms of who people are going to follow and who people are going to vote for.”.
  • Oil steady ahead of Opec meeting

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    But curiously, it did the opposite. US oil production has already risen by more than 10 percent since mid-2016 to more than 9.3 million bpd as drillers take advantage of higher prices and the supply gap left by OPEC and its allies. USA light crude was 90 cents lower at $50.46. News of the nine-month extension starting emerging when Khalid Al-Falih, Saudi Arabia's energy and industry oil minister told CNBC, "Nine months with the same level of production that our member countries ...