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A United States official said there is no serious consideration of pulling out of the base, though there may be concerns about transporting supplies and basic goods across borders if the current dispute drags on. " More work needs to be done", she said. "They want the sides to de-escalate". Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker , a Tennessee Republican, said he wasn't aware of the president's tweets when asked about them Wednesday afternoon at the Capitol.
  • More tweets from American's fat slob

    More tweets from American's fat slob

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    Late Night host Seth Meyers got in a shotat White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway for going on TV Monday morning to dismiss the importance of President Donald Trump's tweets by digging into his own video archives and pulling evidence to the contrary.
  • NC to receive part of $280 million Dish Network fine

    NC to receive part of $280 million Dish Network fine

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    Dish didn't immediately respond to a request for comment but told Reuters in a statement it "respectfully disagrees with today's decision by the Court", and said that it will appeal the ruling. "The do-not-call registry was created to prevent this type of aggressive telemarketing", said Attorney General Stein in a news release. "The Court is holding Dish responsible for telemarketing activities conducted by independent third-parties, including in circumstances where such third-parties ...
  • Hostage-taker in Australia had been acquitted of terror plot

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    The 36-year-old was killed while working in the reception area of the serviced apartment complex by Yacqub Khayre , a Somali-born Australian. "The injuries to the police officers were not life-threatening". The Victorian government has confirmed the parole board took into account Khayre's terror charges when it decided he should be released on parole. He was initially denied parole after serving a minimum three years but was released on December 8, Deputy Police Commissioner Shane Patton ...
  • New iPhone feature to block texts while driving

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    It's never the final version of course, because iOS is updated regularly throughout the year. Changing phones can be a challenge in itself, especially if you are switching from one platform to the other (for example, iOS to Android and vice versa).
  • Colin Kaepernick remains jobless despite Seahawks interest

    Colin Kaepernick remains jobless despite Seahawks interest

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    Baldwin also discussed other subjects regarding the team with Schein. Davis and Kaepernick each visited the Seahawks on May 24 as part of the team's search for a veteran to push Boykin. Davis is in his sixth NFL season after entering the league as an undrafted free agent out of Southern Mississippi in 2012. He threw for 2,241 yards, 16 touchdowns and four interceptions during his final season in the Bay Area.
  • Apple's Venmo competitor is built into iMessage

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    Fintech companies including Square SQ give small-scale users the ability to process credit card payments, while Visa V has focused on contactless payment options via smartphones-which is similar to Apple Pay. The popularity of mobile P2P payments among young consumers was emphasised in a recent Bank of America survey, with more than a third of millennials using services such as Zelle and Venmo to pay each other back.
  • 10 questions James Comey is likely to face

    10 questions James Comey is likely to face

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    Trump has also said that Comey assured him on numerous occasions that he was not personally being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. So the logical path for Comey is to say he was uncomfortable, but avoid assigning intent to Trump's actions. It has $400,000 behind it, the group said.
  • J.Crew gets new CEO; Mickey Drexler still chairman

    J.Crew gets new CEO; Mickey Drexler still chairman

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    J.Crew is trying to atone for its missteps by lowering prices and pivoting its marketing strategy, slashing prices on approximately 300 items. "I am relaxed-ish", Drexler told WWD , which had an exclusive interview about the change at the top of the retail company.
  • Uber and Lyft ordered to share data with San Francisco

    Uber and Lyft ordered to share data with San Francisco

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    Less than two weeks after Governor Greg Abbott signed a statewide ridesharing law, allowing Uber and Lyft to return to Austin , one of the companies that rose to replace them is saying farewell. But she also provided an official response from Mayor Rahm Emanuel 's administration listing steps the city already has taken to reduce taxi regulations and costs, even as it has opened up the market to the ride-hailing industry.
  • Senator warns that Russian cyberattack was bigger than leaked NSA documents show

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    The Intercept contacted NSA and the national intelligence director's office about the document and both agencies asked that it not be published. Because The Intercept published scanned images of the top secret National Security Agency document, rather than posting a transcription, anyone can decode the dots with help from a tool provided by the Electronic Frontier Foundation .
  • Qatar row: Trump claims credit for isolation

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    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , speaking alongside Mattis, also downplayed the possibility of negative repercussions for the fight against terrorism and urged the parties to stay unified. On Monday, Saudi Arabia along with Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates cut ties with Qatar over its alleged support for extremists. "Qatar used to be a kind of Saudi vassal state, but it used the autonomy that its gas wealth created to carve out an independent role for itself", said Jim Krane, ...