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However, the substance of Trump's achievements may actually prove to be irrelevant, says Politico's Michael Kruse - the property mogul has "made a career of convincing people that his failures were the exact opposite". While her husband's appointment as a White House official also had the American citizens raising a brow. Thirty-four percent of the ABC/Washington Post poll respondents said they disapproved of Trump including his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner ...
  • Colorado Justice Neil Gorsuch's first day on the Supreme Court is today

    Colorado Justice Neil Gorsuch's first day on the Supreme Court is today

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    Gorsuch and his colleagues were hearing arguments Monday for the first time since President Donald Trump's pick was sworn in April 10. The justices were being asked if a federal district court has jurisdiction to review cases that involve both alleged violations of federal anti-discrimination laws and challenges to adverse employment actions or if those appeals must be heard by a federal circuit court.
  • Clashes Erupt At Anti-Government Protests In Venezuela

    Clashes Erupt At Anti-Government Protests In Venezuela

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    Our chief foreign affairs correspondent, Margaret Warner , reports. Organizers called this the mother of all marches, but there were clashes shortly after the march started. Opposition leaders have called for the National Assembly's powers to be fully restored, for all political prisoners to be freed, for a humanitarian corridor to be opened and for stalled elections to take place.
  • Montana unemployment rate remains at 3.8 percent

    Montana unemployment rate remains at 3.8 percent

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    The total unemployed is 10,600 fewer than the same month a year ago. The Texas unemployment rate rose slightly in March to reach 5 percent, while local rates dropped a bit. A separate survey of employers showed worse news from the payrolls. Maine, Tennessee and Washington state reported the largest percentage job gains last month, while Missouri, New Jersey and Pennsylvania experienced the biggest cuts.
  • France Puts on a JFK-Like Face: Global Week Ahead

    France Puts on a JFK-Like Face: Global Week Ahead

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    Mr Macron and Ms Le Pen secured the two berths for the run-off in May 7 in a result that saw the two movements that have dominated French politics for 60 years eliminated in the first round, partial results showed. A Paris police official says that no injuries have been reported in scuffles between protesters and police at the Place de la Bastille. Officers fired tear gas to disperse the rowdy crowd.
  • Syria dispersed warplanes, retains chemical weapons

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    Some U.S. officials believe nearly all of Syria's military aircraft have been relocated into close proximity with the Russian base to make it harder for U.S. He has said repeatedly that his forces turned over all chemical weapons stockpiles in 2013, under a deal brokered by Russian Federation to avoid threatened U.S.
  • Gas prices still inching up in northern New England

    Gas prices still inching up in northern New England

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    A sliver of good news: DeHaan noted that prices might not rise to the $2.70-$2.80 per gallon that Gasbuddy had projected earlier this year. $2.58/g in 2016, $3.07/g in 2015, $4.31/g in 2014, $4.36/g in 2013 and $4.59/g in 2012. Prices are hovering around levels not seen since October 2016 and are now 19 cents higher than this time previous year. DeHaan also predicts the national average of gas prices will rise more because the deadline for refineries to switch over to summer gasoline is ...
  • UK: Labour leader Corbyn says could suspend Syria air strikes if elected

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    Polls have suggested that May is on course for a sweeping victory which could extend her majority in parliament to more than 100 seats. YouGov for The Sunday Times has the Conservatives on 48%, 23 points ahead of Labour on 25% while Opinium for The Observer puts the Tories on 45% with a 19-point advantage over Labour on 26%.
  • Ivanka's business prospers since Donald Trump election victory

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    Ivanka Trump joined her husband as an advisor to her father, US President Donald Trump. And in some ways, she is just as culpable as he in pushing this White House into unprecedented ethical territory. But the Trump family's situation is unprecedented due to their vast business holdings. Her "high-visibility role", NPR reported, "could stir up questions about whether her White House presence could be seen as promoting her products as people try to curry favor with her".
  • Afghan Defense Minister, Army Chief resign post Taliban attack

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    At least 140 soldiers were killed and many wounded, an official in the city said on Saturday. When security guards stopped them at a third gate, the attackers opened fire and two suicide bombers blew themselves up. In 2015, Afghan security forces suffered record casualties, with more than 6,500 killed as Taliban militants made territorial gains. The attack in Balkh raises serious questions about the Afghan military's capability to stand on its own in the battle against the insurgency ...