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Twitter to label political ads and create

Twitter to label political ads and create "transparency center"

In a company blog post , Twitter said it would publish a "Transparency Center" website where anyone could see all of the ads now running on its platform, who is behind the ads, and how the ads are...

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Brady Applauds Senate Budget Vote

Rumors that Republicans were considering limits on pre-tax contributions in 401 (k) plans have been circulating for weeks, but came to something of a head last week along with rumors that 401 (k) pre-...

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Sen. Jeff Flake will retire, citing direction of GOP under Trump

Sen. Jeff Flake will retire, citing direction of GOP under Trump

Sen. Jeff Flake, an Arizona Republican, announced Tuesday that he will not seek reelection in 2018 . The news of his impending retirement comes on the heels of another announcement from another moder...

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AEG to launch new East London festival

AEG to launch new East London festival

Artists such as The xx and The National will play the indie-leaning event. The opening weekend will see a headline performance from The xx on Saturday May 26, with support from Popcaan , the ...

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Children of color in Idaho still face barriers to well-being

Children of color in Idaho still face barriers to well-being

This is the second Race for Results report by the Casey Foundation; the Foundation released the first report in 2014. Local stories from KERA News. The report showed that 57 percent of black chi...

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Rituvals you should know on Chhath Puja and why it is celebrated

Rituvals you should know on Chhath Puja and why it is celebrated

Celebrated from the sixth day (hence called "Chhath") after Diwali , it is celebrated to pay obeisance to the Sun as cosmic energy. The national Capital has a sizeable population of people hailing ...

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Protester Throws Russian Flags at Trump Before Capitol Hill Lunch

Protester Throws Russian Flags at Trump Before Capitol Hill Lunch

Trump's meeting with the GOP comes shortly after an escalating feud with Republican Sen. The network points out that tax reform was likely to be top of the agenda. White House officials and the Secret...

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Lice spotted in Dhinchak Pooja's hairs

Lice spotted in Dhinchak Pooja's hairs

Arshi Khan throws water on Shilpa Shinde's legs. Last week, the makers of the reality show had made a decision to ward off eviction as a part of the Diwali celebrations. Contestants will be given...

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Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution on Syria chemical weapons probe

Russia's U.N. Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia wanted the chance to discuss the report before allowing the investigation to continue. Russia, a close ally of Suria, has repeatedly accused the United Stat...

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House opens probe into Russian Federation uranium deal

House opens probe into Russian Federation uranium deal

This comes amid renewed scrutiny of the controversial 2010 uranium deal, which gave Russia control of part of the uranium supply in the U.S. The deal occurred while Hillary Clinton was secretary of ...

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Dallas Seavey named as musher whose dogs failed drug tests

Dallas Seavey named as musher whose dogs failed drug tests

Organizers of Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race are again defending their decision to withhold the identity of a competitor who had several dogs test positive for a prohibited drug in this year'...

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Shawn Johnson And Husband Share Emotional Video Revealing Miscarriage

Shawn Johnson And Husband Share Emotional Video Revealing Miscarriage

After the video was posted, Shawn and Andrew hosted a Facebook Live video to address comments and questions, and thank the public for an overwhelming show of support. In fact, according to the...

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Tory accused of 'McCarthyism' over university Brexit letter

Tory accused of 'McCarthyism' over university Brexit letter

Dr Alan MacLeod, lecturer in Modern British History at the University of Leeds, said: "If Chris Heaton-Harris wants to know what I teach about Brexit he'll need to cough up £9250". The peer, a longsta...

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Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Stifel Nicolaus

Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Stifel Nicolaus

The rating was upgraded by UBS on Monday, June 19 to "Neutral". On Monday, June 12 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold". The company was maintained on Monday, July 11 by Nomura. It...

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Check Trump Promised Slain Soldier's Family Arrives Days After Controversy

Check Trump Promised Slain Soldier's Family Arrives Days After Controversy

Chris Baldridge , Cpl. Dillon Baldridge's father, told The Washington Post Wednesday they had not yet received the check, causing backfire from the media. "I mean who can say they started their foun...

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South Korea's president says will continue phasing out nuclear power

Moon also reiterated his plan to shut down the Wolsong No. 1 nuclear reactor, the nation's second-oldest, once the government confirms stability in energy supplies. About $1.4bn had already been inves...

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Taj Mahal Should be Renamed as Taj Mandir: Vinay Katiyar

Taj Mahal Should be Renamed as Taj Mandir: Vinay Katiyar

In the backdrop of controversy over comments about the Taj Mahal , a dozen youngsters were reportedly detained for chanting the Shiva Chalisa on the premises of the monument. Deepak Sharma of RSD sai...

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Australian forces to train Filipino troops on urban warfare

Australian forces to train Filipino troops on urban warfare

Under the agreement, forged during a bilateral meeting Philippines and Australia's defense leaders, the Australian Defense Force will send mobile training teams that will begin providing urban warfare...

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HDFC Bank Q2 profit rises 20% to Rs 4151 crore

With this, the Bank has met the Street expectations that predicted the Bank to clock over 20 per cent growth in net profit. Provisions and contingencies almost doubled to Rs 1,476.2 crore in Q2FY18,...

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French president's dog interrupts meeting with a pee, video goes viral

French president's dog interrupts meeting with a pee, video goes viral

He handled the situation with a certain grace, laughingly saying, "He is doing something quite exceptional". The footage was shown on the French channel TF1 . The shameless culprit was Nemo, the tw...

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'M'sia not seeking Interpol help to locate Jho Low'

'M'sia not seeking Interpol help to locate Jho Low'

The former deputy prime minister, who was sacked from his post in June 2016, said Zahid's two apparently contradicting explanations on Jho Low's status yesterday, were confusing. He added that he beli...

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UK Offers Free Abortions For Northern Irish Women

Abortion is unlawful in Northern Ireland unless it is necessary to preserve the life of the woman, carrying a potential sentence of up to life imprisonment. She also read evidence from three women rel...

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Ibrahim Halawa on flight back to Ireland

Ibrahim Halawa on flight back to Ireland

Thank you to everyone who has caused this moment. Ibrahim Halawa , who is from Dublin, was 17 years old when he arrested during a siege at the Al-Fath mosque in Cairo on 17 August 2013. He thanked ...

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Metuh wants Goodluck Jonathan as next Witness

Metuh wants Goodluck Jonathan as next Witness

The Court of Appeal on September 29 authorised the appearance of former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki , to also testify in the case. ‎Abang said he received Metuh's application for a subp...

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Oppn to mark note ban anniversary as 'Black Day'

Oppn to mark note ban anniversary as 'Black Day'

At the meeting on Monday, Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad of the Congress spoke on the need to announce joint programmes, but some leaders like CPI's D. "Since opposition leader...

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Oklahoma boy, 13, accused of killing 10-year-old with crossbow

Oklahoma boy, 13, accused of killing 10-year-old with crossbow

His younger brother, Ayden, was struck by the same broad-head arrow that killed his sibling, and the bolt was still protruding from his arm when deputies arrived. He said there were "conflicting stori...

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Trump blasts Bob Corker, says he 'couldn't get elected dog catcher'

Trump blasts Bob Corker, says he 'couldn't get elected dog catcher'

The president, for his part, responded about an hour later by saying the twice-elected senator and former Chattanooga mayor "couldn't get elected dog catcher". Raises tensions in the are by virtue of ...

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Kimberly-Clark Sees 1% Sales Increase In Third Quarter

Kimberly-Clark Sees 1% Sales Increase In Third Quarter

After a recent check, Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( NYSE: KMB ) stock is found to be 1.68% volatile for the week, while 1.42% volatility is recorded for the month. Rhumbline Advisers owns 62,417 shares...

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Sales Growth Analysis: Eli Lilly and Company (LLY), Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB)

Old National Bancorp sold 42,943 shares as the company's stock declined 3.22% while stock markets rallied. Eli Lilly and Company has $125 highest and $64 lowest target. If you are accessing this sto...

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Arun Jaitley may make big announcements shortly; public sector banks' recapitalisation likely

Arun Jaitley may make big announcements shortly; public sector banks' recapitalisation likely

He then delved into the presentation, giving details about the reduced amount of current account deficit and the overall health of the economy. Jaitley was addressing journalists at the National Med...

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Schnieders Capital Management LLC Reduces Position in Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

Shares of Exxon Mobil Corporation ( NYSE XOM ) opened at 83.11 on Thursday. (NYSE:JPM). The stock is now valued at $99.34 after moving -0.17% in the most recent session and 1.53% over the past 5 tra...

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5 things that will change about Mega Millions starting Saturday

Mega Millions' largest jackpot ever was $656 million, won March 30, 2012, and split among three tickets sold in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland, according to the lottery's website . The overall odds o...

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Hilarious moment goalkeeper celebrates penalty save before ball bounces back into goal

Hilarious moment goalkeeper celebrates penalty save before ball bounces back into goal

The marathon shoot-out was level at 19-19 when Bangkok's keeper stepped up to take his penalty. They hit the crossbar which sent the opposition goalkeeper running away and jumping in celebration, wh...

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IAF planes land on Lucknow-Agra Expressway in rare exercise

IAF planes land on Lucknow-Agra Expressway in rare exercise

In November 2016, six fighter jets of the IAF touched down on the newly-built Agra-Lucknow Expressway. A C-130J Super Hercules will come to a full-stop, while fighter jets will take off after touchi...

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Kim Jong-nam death: Alleged killers revisit murder scene

Kim Jong-nam death: Alleged killers revisit murder scene

Kim Jong-nam was not thought to be seeking influence over his younger brother but had spoken out publicly against his family's dynastic rule before. The judge, prosecutors, defence lawyers and repre...

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GST Officials Raid Hero Vishal's Office

GST Officials Raid Hero Vishal's Office

In a press note, the Director General of the GST Intelligence, Chennai Zonal Unit, said, "Certain news channels are circulating the news that the officers of DGGSTI Chennai Zonal Unit have searche...

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Xi Jinping 'most powerful Chinese leader since Mao Zedong'

Xi Jinping 'most powerful Chinese leader since Mao Zedong'

In his lengthy speech on the opening day of the congress, Xi said China is on track to become a "great modern socialist country" by mid-century, when it will be a "global leader in terms of composite ...

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Dead, Suspect In Custody In Lake County Shooting

Dead, Suspect In Custody In Lake County Shooting

Check back for more details. The Lake County Sheriff's Office is alerting residents to a unsafe situation. Martin identified the shooter as 61-year-old Alan Ashmore of Clearlake Oaks. "There was a...

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Rep. Wilson wrong to go public about condolence call | Letters

The anti-Trump media have plenty of chutzpah when it comes to pressing home a narrative that they believe will be damaging to President Donald Trump . Trump made the phone call. "And you can always f...

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Mom: Cub Scout kicked out of group after asking about guns

Mom: Cub Scout kicked out of group after asking about guns

The organisation faced harsh criticism this summer, after President Donald Trump used a speech at its national jamboree to rail against "fake news" and Barack Obama, boast about beating Hillary Clin...

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