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At a minimum, Chaffetz said , the payments would "have to be recovered" from Flynn, who resigned in February after he was found to have misled White House officials about holding unauthorized discussions on sanctions with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak.
  • Korea nuclear: White House calls Senate to briefing

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    The announcement of the unusual briefing came as Haley said the US will strike North Korea if it attacks a military base or tests an intercontinental ballistic missile. "Consultations are under way in connection with the exercise", Ministry of National Defense spokesman Moon Sang-gyun told reporters. "The reality of today again proves the decision to strengthen nuclear power in quality and quantity under the banner of pursuing economic development and nuclear power was the correct one", the ...
  • US Bachelor star Chris Soules arrested over fatal vehicle crash

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    According to the Buchanan County Sheriff's Office , Soules, 35, has been charged with leaving the scene of a fatal vehicle accident that left one individual dead. An ambulance took Mosher to a nearby hospital after the crash and pronounced him dead there. If convicted, he could face up to five years behind bars.
  • Ann Coulter Still Plans to Speak at UC Berkeley Despite Safety Concerns

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    May 2 is when students on campus will be taking final exams. University officials on Wednesday had defended their decision to scrap the firebrand pundit's April 27 appearance at the famously progressive campus, citing security concerns and several recent political protests that had turned violent.
  • Judge in Sacramento court deems TN teacher a flight risk

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    The former teacher and youth pastor was charged with one federal count of transportation of a minor across state lines for the goal of criminal sexual intercourse, said Jack Smith, acting U.S. Thomas' father, Anthony, is thankful to have his daughter back home. Prosecutors said when Cummins and the teen were discovered , there were two guns in his vehicle and at least seven pills of erectile dysfunction drug Cialis.
  • Judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city funding

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    U.S. District Judge William Orrick issued his temporary ruling as a result of two lawsuits brought against the administration by the city of San Francisco and the county of Santa Clara. California attorney general Xavier Becerra said the president was trying to "hijack crucial resources, sow fear among California families and make our communities less safe ".
  • Fact check: Misfires in Trump's AP interview

    Fact check: Misfires in Trump's AP interview

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    Just 37% approve of Trump's plans for changes in federal spending -which include cuts to the EPA and state funding as well as zeroing out federal funding for noncommercial TV and radio stations, among others. One hundred days are just a fraction of a president's tenure, and no president has quite matched the achievements of Franklin D. Roosevelt, who set the standard by which all are now judged.
  • New Orleans Finally Begins Taking Down Confederate Monuments

    New Orleans Finally Begins Taking Down Confederate Monuments

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    An inscription added in 1932 said the Yankees withdrew federal troops and "recognized white supremacy in the South" after the uprising. New Orleans on Monday removed a statue commemorating a racially charged incident, the first of four monuments that will be relocated to send a message of what the city's mayor called "diversity, inclusion and tolerance".
  • Official estimate could upend Trump tax plan

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    Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin issued an assurance Monday that whatever cuts the president proposes, government revenues would not fall short. Last week, House Speaker Paul Ryan asked the nonpartisan Joint Committee on Taxation to analyze the budget effects of a temporary cut in the corporate tax rate, to 20 percent, that would expire after three years.
  • Coulter vows to speak at UC Berkeley

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    Further details about the decision reversal were not immediately available. UC Berkeley officials say they were unable to find "a safe and suitable" venue for the right-wing provocateur, whom campus Republicans had invited to speak. UC Berkeley police said there won't be a repeat of what unfolded during the Yiannopoulos melee, when people who had infiltrated the protest started smashing windows and lighting fires.
  • Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) reported Q1 earnings of $536 million

    Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) reported Q1 earnings of $536 million

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    Over the past few months, insider ownership has seen a move of -15.40% while institutional ownership has changed 0.08%. The Company has 348.10 million shares outstanding and 344.16 million shares were floated in market. The present return on equity (ROE) stands at 42.40%, while the debt to equity is at 1.84. On 10/28/2016 announced a quarterly dividend of $0.65 2.29% with an ex dividend date of 12/28/2016 which will be payable on 12/30/2016.
  • WTO ruling favors Mexico in US 'dolphin-safe' tuna spat

    WTO ruling favors Mexico in US 'dolphin-safe' tuna spat

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    But Mexico argues that the USA applies stricter standards to its exporters to acquire the "dolphin safe" certification than to those from other countries. If the WTO ultimately decides that the U.S. is now treating all nations equally, its previous 2015 decision would be quashed. Mexico says its fisherman play by the rules.