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Author: 0 Trump Allegedly Called Hope Hicks 'Stupid' Before She Resigned

House Intelligence Republicans have shared in the irritation over White House-mandated limits on testimony at times . Whether it's because of exhaustion in dealing with Trump or the exhaustion in dealing with Washington politics for outsiders like Hicks, or a combination, it seems Trump will have a hard time maintaining anything resembling a core staff organization.

World Trump set to impose 25 pct tariff on steel imports next week
Author: 0 Trump set to impose 25 pct tariff on steel imports next week

Steeper tariffs increase the risk of retaliation from trading partners as well as unintended negative effects on the profits of US industries that are heavy steel consumers. "Meanwhile, our members use a lot of steel now", Fiore said. "It is likely to lead to job losses across the beer industry". Heavy equipment maker Caterpillar fell two per cent and aerospace giant Boeing gave back four per cent.

World Scaife has 19, victor as Rutgers women top Purdue in Big Ten
Author: 0 Scaife has 19, victor as Rutgers women top Purdue in Big Ten

MI has won five straight, all by at least nine points, while Iowa has won two straight after a six-game losing streak. "The foul shots didn't go in, The 3s didn't go in". But the Golden Gophers never got that close again. Kriener's three-point play with 9:52 left pulled Iowa within two points. Without a timeout, Purdue hurried the ball downcourt before Oden had a good look at a 3-pointer that went off the front of the rim.

World USA's Mikaela Shiffrin wins silver in women's Olympic Alpine combined
Author: 0 USA's Mikaela Shiffrin wins silver in women's Olympic Alpine combined

The 22-year-old had a highly successful Games with a giant slalom gold and a silver in the combined, even if there was some disappointment with fourth in her defense of the slalom title she won as a teenager in Sochi four years ago. She described the location as "right by the men's downhill start". She also posed in Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit issue. It was a case of emotional overload.

World UK Academics Strike Amid Pension Dispute
Author: 0 UK Academics Strike Amid Pension Dispute

Independent forecasting estimates that a typical lecturer would lose £10,000 a year in retirement as a result of the reforms. The strike is set to continue for the next four weeks and staff will strike for a total of 14 days . The SU on Wednesday passed a motion which supported the strikes. In the first wave of a month-long programme of strikes, lecturers walked out at 57 universities on Thursday and Friday.

World Canada's Larocque apologizes after removing her silver medal
Author: 0 Canada's Larocque apologizes after removing her silver medal

A Canadian hockey player took off her silver medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics in protest after coming in second to United States rivals. Through 14 days, 10 of Canada's best-ever 27 medals are gold. The first goal of the game was scored by Germany's Brooks Macek late in the period in a five-on-three situation. Noreau, a defenseman rifled a shot past Finland goaltender Mikko Koskinen at the 55 second mark of the third period.

World Teen arrested after making threats to Sayre High School
Author: 0 Teen arrested after making threats to Sayre High School

The Snapchat post was sent out at about 5 a.m. SPD officers located the senior at school. And in Plattsmouth, school was canceled Wednesday because of a pair of threats, one of which was deemed credible. Northeast became aware of the threat after other students reported it, and Lincoln police are praising them tonight saying they did the right thing.

Author: 0 Trump pushes plan to arm teachers, suggests deputy a 'coward'

In the aftermath of the Florida school massacre, President Trump has told grieving family members and teen survivors that "we're going to settle this all together". Several teachers at Stoneman Douglas and the head of the county school system where the shooting took place said they were skeptical about Trump's suggestion.

World Florida shooting: Bullets flew for 4 minutes as armed deputy waited outside
Author: 0 Florida shooting: Bullets flew for 4 minutes as armed deputy waited outside

This walk-out was in solidarity with walk-outs across the country - including at the school in Florida, where the deadly shooting occurred - to demand gun control legislation to prevent future tragedies. Kuhlmeier . That is comparable to or greater than the number in other large districts. Demiraj registered to vote as soon as the rally ended and said the Parkland shooting will influence her vote.

Author: 0 Trump Reiterates Call for Teachers to be Armed

There should have been one school shooting , and we should have fixed it. Summing up the opposition of many lawmakers, Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal called the idea of arming teachers " toxic lunacy - an NRA-backed distraction from common sense action".

World Texas superintendent vows to suspend students who walkout to protest guns
Author: 0 Texas superintendent vows to suspend students who walkout to protest guns

Student organizers in Florida are planning a march in Washington next month to demand stricter gun legislation. "That's the point", he said. Many asking for gun control and safer schools. Lambright said she was heartbroken by the Parkland shooting and she thought the walkout would be a peaceful way to protest gun violence. More than 30 students left their classes Wednesday afternoon at Venice High School.

World Upstate residents remember Rev. Billy Graham
Author: 0 Upstate residents remember Rev. Billy Graham

On Wednesday, Arkansans and former Arkansans remembered their encounters with Graham. "Billy Graham is the closest thing to a national pope that we shall ever see", journalist Garry Wills once wrote in The Washington Post. He says Graham's son Franklin Graham will perform the eulogy. Graham had been ailing in recent years and died at his home in Montreat, N.C. He rarely appeared in public anymore, although he attended his 95th birthday celebration in November 2013.

World Goggia gets gold; Bjoergen sets Winter Games medals mark
Author: 0 Goggia gets gold; Bjoergen sets Winter Games medals mark

After an ugly 0-3 start Canada (3-4) rebounded with three straight wins but the loss to China may have been a blow they can not recover from. I have so much fun going fast and pushing myself to the limit on downhill skis there is nothing else I would rather do.

World Sunnyside police say online threats were from a month-old post
Author: 0 Sunnyside police say online threats were from a month-old post

The student who made the statements was placed in a secure facility Friday afternoon, and charges against a juvenile have been referred to the Department of Human Services following the investigation, according to the release. Police asked parents to remain calm as the investigation continued. As the exercise was about to begin Monday morning, a student notified the administration of the picture on social media that showed the potential threat.

World How F-16I loss will reshape Israel's offensive strategy
Author: 0 How F-16I loss will reshape Israel's offensive strategy

Buchanan suggests what's needed now is "active diplomacy, not military action ." . US President Donald Trump has opted to take a back seat while all this is going on. They've all learned - Russian Federation from Afghanistan, Iran from the Iran-Iraq war, Israel from south Lebanon, and the United States from Iraq and Afghanistan - that their publics will not tolerate large numbers of body bags fighting any ground war in the Middle East.

World Canada murder case prompts rival crowdfunding campaigns for killer and victim's family
Author: 0 Canada murder case prompts rival crowdfunding campaigns for killer and victim's family

Stanley testified that he was scared for his wife and son's safety. Stanley fired shots from a pistol as two of the friends ran from the vehicle. The practice, known as a preemptory challenge, has been criticized for giving lawyers a limited number of vetoes that can be used to reject unwanted candidates, for which they're not required to give a reason.

World Senate Leaders Reveal Spending Deal As Shutdown Looms
Author: 0 Senate Leaders Reveal Spending Deal As Shutdown Looms

Bloomberg News reports, " The deal would be at least partly paid for by cuts to mandatory spending programs elsewhere in the budget, according to the Republican summary". If neither a full budget nor a stopgap measure is passed by 12:01 a.m. Friday, the government will shut down, during which "non-essential" services will be suspended and hundreds of thousands of federal workers will be furloughed.

World Oil Drops Below $60 as US Shale `Backlash' Rattles Traders
Author: 0 Oil Drops Below $60 as US Shale `Backlash' Rattles Traders

This increase was one of the factors that supported oil prices in late 2017 as it led to drawdowns in USA oil inventories - a closely watched gauge of supply and demand. "Prices in the oil market entered the stabilization phase", Maduro said after meeting in Caracas with OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo. As China continues to increase oil imports, more oil producers will be vying to raise their share of the world's top crude oil import market.

World Trump signs budget deal, bringing end to second shutdown of 2018
Author: 0 Trump signs budget deal, bringing end to second shutdown of 2018

Trump can't expect many Republicans to ever get behind his plan, which goes far beyond curbs on illegal immigration to restrict legal immigration in cruel ways that would harm US competitiveness and standing. "We'll do a shutdown and it's worth it for our country". "I can keep them here until three in the morning", Paul said on Fox News Thursday evening.

World Biggest 1-day drops for the Dow Jones industrial average
Author: 0 Biggest 1-day drops for the Dow Jones industrial average

Asian shares have opened lower and are tracking the overnight plunge on Wall Street. "Tokyo led a collapse throughout the region, diving more than five percent, with Hong Kong down more than four percent and Sydney sinking three percent".

World North Korea holds military parade ahead of Winter Olympics
Author: 0 North Korea holds military parade ahead of Winter Olympics

The South Koreans were understandably dubious. The North's Olympic "detente" is a striking shift in tactics. It shows North Korea winning on an global stage and that is channelled directly back. "I never imagined myself being here for one year and doing this", Gomez said. It's in charge of North Korean propaganda, which is so influential. Who knows what might have happened if there had been no Winter Olympics in South Korea? Iran, where Samsung has a strong presence on the high street, ...

World WH Communications Director Hope Hicks in Spotlight of Porter Scandal
Author: 0 WH Communications Director Hope Hicks in Spotlight of Porter Scandal

Reports suggested that Chief of Staff John Kelly knew about these allegations and protected Porter. Top Trump aide Hope Hicks has found herself at the center of the domestic abuse scandal that's rocking The White House. He was bombarded by questions on a senior White House advisor's sudden exit. "If John Kelly is covering this up, he needs to be held accountable, no if, ands or buts about it".

World Pence Hints At 'Toughest' Economic Sanctions Yet Against North Korea
Author: 0 Pence Hints At 'Toughest' Economic Sanctions Yet Against North Korea

US officials declined to provide details of the expected sanctions. USA officials have declined to elaborate on the sanctions Pence mentioned, saying any further information could help countries that might try to get around the measures - an apparent oblique reference to Chinese vessels that have been caught on satellite trading oil with North Korean ships in violation of United Nations sanctions.

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