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A former Texas Supreme Court Judge and Attorney General, Cornyn is a senior member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, the Senate Finance Committee, and a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. Were he chosen, Cornyn would be stepping onto history's stage at a crucial juncture in the Trump presidency. Trump has said a decision could come as soon as this week.
  • Sen. John Cornyn among candidates to be Federal Bureau of Investigation director

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    In a letter to Comey announcing his firing Tuesday, Trump said the FBI director had reassured him several times he was not under investigation as part of the Russian Federation probe. "I said, 'If it's possible, would you let me know am I under investigation?' He said you are not under investigation", Trump told NBC. Fisher formerly served as assistant attorney general for the Justice Department's Criminal Division.
  • Investors Catching Stocks Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PEI)

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    It is down 6.00% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.75% the S&P500. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 2 of analysts who cover PEI having a buy-equivalent rating. Hsbc Hldgs Public Lc reported 771,915 shares. Keybank Natl Association Oh has invested 0.01% in ALLETE Inc (NYSE:ALE). The Illinois-based Heitman Real Estate Securities Llc has invested 0.96% in the stock.
  • Gunshots reported in Ivory Coast's major cities

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    Armed forces chief of staff General Sekou Toure on Sunday said a military operation was under way "to re-establish order" and made a televised appeal to the disgruntled soldiers to return to their barracks. The unrest quickly spread across the cocoa-producing country - to the commercial capital, Abidjan , and to the cities of San Pedro, Man, Bondoukou and Daloa.
  • Cyber attack claims 200000 victims in 150 countries

    Cyber attack claims 200000 victims in 150 countries

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    The attack has hit at least 150 countries since Friday and infected 200,000 machines, according to the European law enforcement agency Europol. "At the moment, we are in the face of an escalating threat". Russian Railways: State media said a virus attacked the IT system of Russian Railways, but it did not affect operations due to a prompt response. Monday was expected to be a busy day, especially in Asia which may not have seen the worst of the impact yet, as companies and organisations ...
  • PM Nawaz in Hong Kong for three-day visit

    PM Nawaz in Hong Kong for three-day visit

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    On his arrival at the Government House, the prime minister was received by the chief executive. Leung said Hong Kong endeavors to strengthen its connections with emerging markets and to widen the trading network, and he looked forward to deepening the good economic and trade relations between Hong Kong and Pakistan.
  • Macron names Edouard Philippe as French PM

    Macron names Edouard Philippe as French PM

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    But another top figure of the party, former prime minister Alain Juppe, said that Philippe's nomination showed that France was "entering a new phase of political life". The two have met before, in March, during the French presidential campaign. The National Front has had only two lawmakers in the National Assembly.
  • Donor angry at failure to move Israel embassy

    Donor angry at failure to move Israel embassy

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    Trump will embark on his first global trip since taking office on Friday and begin with visits to Saudi Arabia, Israel and the West Bank and Italy. "Well, the president, I think rightly, has taken a very deliberative approach to understanding the issue itself, listening to input from all interested parties in the region, and understanding, in the context of a peace initiative, what impact would such a move have", Tillerson said concerning the embassy dilemma on " Meet The Press " Sunday.
  • Trump deletes tweet calling Palestinian leader's visit 'an honor'

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    Mr Netanyahu rejects the 1967 frontier as a baseline for border talks and rules out a partition of Jerusalem where Palestinians hope to establish a capital. "And we are endeavoring to bring about security, freedom and peace for our children to live like the other children in the world, along with the Israeli children in peace, freedom and security".