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People Democrats in Congress demand Scott Pruitt resign during hearing
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Scott Pruitt's answers at House hearings Thursday could prove crucial in determining whether he stays atop the Environmental Protection Agency , lawmakers said. In a Fox News interview on April 4, Pruitt insisted he didn't approve the raises and didn't know who did. Pruitt only addressed the allegations in passing in his opening statement, acknowledging merely that "there's been a learning process", and adding, "Facts are facts, fiction is fiction".

People US Travel applauds Senate confirmation of Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State
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Still, GOP backers were joined by seven members of the Democratic caucus, majority from Republican-leaning states such as Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota. Family Research Council (FRC) also celebrated Pompeo's confirmation. One of the Democrats who supported Pompeo was Alabama Senator Doug Jones, who famously defeated the virulently anti-gay candidate Roy Moore in 2017.

People Bills' brass talked to team's 'leadership group' before selecting Josh Allen
Author: 0 Bills' brass talked to team's 'leadership group' before selecting Josh Allen

Furthermore, not panicking as the draft was unfolding and keeping all of the team's 2019 selections in their pocket is of equal importance, considering there could be a regression from last year's record to this one. The Edmunds trade was a swap of the first-rounders, while the Ravens got pick No. 65 (the first in the third round) and the Bills got a fifth-rounder, No.

People Apple CEO Promises 'Jobs and Factories' During Meeting with Trump
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Mr Johnson once joked he would not visit parts of NY because of the "real risk of meeting Donald Trump ". Under domestic pressure, May said that Trump's remarks were wrong, triggering the latter's retort demanding her not focus on him, but on anti-terrorism efforts in her own nation.

People Khawaja Asif Will Challenge the Decision of IHC in Supreme Court
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Mohammad Usman Dar, an activist of Imran Khan's PTI had past year, filed a petition seeking the disqualification. Usman Dar, a rival politician from Asif's constituency in the town of Sialkot, near the Indian border, filed a petition against Asif to have him disqualified over alleged possession of a work permit for the United Arab Emirates.

People Koreas gearing up for historic summit
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Not only is the physical meeting of the two Korean leaders historic, merely engaging in a conversation is as well. If the Inter-Korea Summit succeeds, and the North Korean leader also meets with Japanese premier Shinzo Abe before he eventually meets with Trump, this would be a major success for global peace.

People Indu Malhotra set to be SC judge
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And when Malhotra is sworn in later this week, it will be only the third time that the court has had more than one woman serving simultaneously. "His state or his religion or his judgement in the Uttarakhand case?" But Chief Justice Misra said the primary concern of the Supreme Court at this point is to provide fair trial in the case.

People United Nations comes up short for Syria 2018 refugee funds
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Syrian refugees are facing a large shortfall in aid after a two-day joint UN-EU pledging conference in Brussels fell billions of dollars short of the UN target for 2018. "We are talking about a vast sum of money and there is a lot of pressure on the financiers", he said. Pledges of a further $3.3b for 2019 and after were expected at the conference, which groups more than 80 countries, aid groups and agencies, he added.

People Thousands gather for ANZAC Day memorials around world
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Consular officials are in Gallipoli and were providing emergency assistance, the spokesperson said. Each year thousands of Australians and New Zealanders make their way to Turkey to attend the Anzac Day dawn service at Anzac Cove. New Zealand's army chief Major General Peter Kelly will paint a picture of the horrors Aussie and Kiwi troops faced that day, as they prepared to go ashore, machine guns pointed at them from the cliffs above.

People Mulvaney Reportedly Spoke to Bankers About Lobbyists Influencing Congress With Campaign Donations
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In a speech to the American Bankers Association, Mulvaney said that when he was a congressman, he would only meet with lobbyists who weren't from his district if they gave him a campaign donation . "It is a breath of fresh air to hear Sen". As an outspoken leader of the House Freedom Caucus, then-Rep. A spokesperson for Brown confirmed the senator is calling on Mulvaney to resign from both the OMB and CFPB .

People Facebook's new ad campaign admits the social network has lost its way
Author: 0 Facebook's new ad campaign admits the social network has lost its way

The company is proving that even with the Cambridge Analytica scandal and concerns over user privacy and the spread of fake news, businesses can't afford to pull dollars away from Facebook's 2.2 billion monthly active users. Facebook's business model relies on allowing advertisers to use customers' data to better target them and using the revenue from these ads to keep the social network available for free.

People US Dollar Jumps as Government Bond Yields Rise
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Some lingering worries that European Central Bank policymakers may signal a more cautious stance at a policy meeting on Thursday also pulled the single currency lower, though some market analysts said it may have fallen too far. "People don't seem really concerned that borrowing costs are rising". This itself shouldn't mean interest rates have to rise; after all, they didn't in 2014.

People Trump's lawyer Cohen says to invoke constitutional rights in porn star case
Author: 0 Trump's lawyer Cohen says to invoke constitutional rights in porn star case

Cohen noted that among the "devices and documents" taken in the April 9 searches of his properties was "information relating to the $130,000 payment" to Daniels and "my communications with counsel, Brent Blakely, relating to this action". Even so, in 2016, Trump sneered at Hillary Clinton aides for exercising their right not to self-incriminate during a congressional investigation into her private email server.

People Amber Rudd admits failures over Windrush crisis
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Asked if she had told May to ditch the target, Rudd said: "I have not discussed that with the prime minister". The report also said the Home Office had a process for returning families who had no legal right to remain in the United Kingdom, something which had a "single numerical target".

People Don't forget human rights in North Korea, UN rapporteur says
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Details of Friday's summit were finally made official at a briefing at the press center set up at the KINTEX conference center in the dormitory town of Ilsan, north of Seoul and south of the DMZ, and by a statement released by the presidential Blue House.

People Torres enjoys Major League Baseball debut despite going 0-for-4 in Yankees win
Author: 0 Torres enjoys Major League Baseball debut despite going 0-for-4 in Yankees win

The team has not yet made an announcement. It's officially Gleyber Day at the Stadium, with top prospect Gleyber Torres in the lineup against the Blue Jays on Sunday for his anticipated major-league debut. Torres, who is from Venezuela, called his parents and said he hoped they would make it to NY in time for Sunday's game. The Yankees acquired Torres in a blockbuster trade with the Chicago Cubs in the 2016 season.

People Comcast moves to outfox Rupert Murdoch with Sky bid
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Comcast , which owns Dreamworks Animation and the production company behind Downton Abbey, said it would commit to keeping Sky's headquarters in west London for at least five years. "Our belief is it's not required", Roberts said on a call with reporters. Comcast said in a statement that it would establish an independent board for Sky's news channel, and would commit to funding it for 10 years.

People The new royal baby's nursery decorations sound adorable
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As the Duchess of Cambridge once said, her daughter is the "one in charge". With his arrival, Prince Harry is now sixth in line, and Prince Andrew, Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie will all move down a place in the line of succession with the arrival of William and Kate's younger son.

People Pompeo wins Senate panel approval as top USA diplomat
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For days, the committee appeared ready to deliver a historic rebuke. Such an occurrence would have marked the first time in history that the Senate Foreign Relations Committee rejected a nominee for Secretary of State, according to The New York Times .

People Jewish leaders say Corbyn has failed to act against Labour anti-Semitism
Author: 0 Jewish leaders say Corbyn has failed to act against Labour anti-Semitism

He also said that over 20 officials had been expelled from the party in the past two weeks due to anti-Semitic behavior, with many more now under investigation. Labour's shadow community secretary and Greater Manchester MP Andrew Gwynne has acknowledged that his party has a problem with anti semitism. Further steps would be outlined "in the coming weeks".

People How Bad Was Steve Komphela's Kaizer Chiefs Record?
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A police spokesman said there had been two violence-related arrests and more were expected. The supporters who miss one game that they can still watch on TV, or the clubs who miss out on gate revenue, yet also don't have the associated costs of running a game such as additional security, policing, etc.

People 13 semitrucks join forces to help save suicidal man on Detroit freeway
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Harrison said he just happened to be driving one of the trucks near the front after state police stopped traffic and the east and west side of the freeway while they were dealing with the would-be jumper. It took negotiators several hours to talk the man out of jumping. He walked off the overpass, and Huntington Woods officers took him to Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak.

People Hero In Waffle House Shooting Is Raising Funds For Victims
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He was arrested outdoors the White Home final yr after asking to talk to President Donald Trump, and his weird actions appeared to accentuate in current days with a automotive theft. Because they didn't know the thief's identity, no one was arrested. In a Facebook post uncovered by Heavy , Judy Reinking shared a post from Christian Warriors stating: "I don't remember a single school shooting when I was a kid".

People White Teen Under Fire For Asking Girl To Prom With Slavery Reference
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And he said there was a high bar to show that the speech had been disruptive as well, noting that in one of the most famous student free-speech cases, Tinker v. Fox News reported the teen apologized on Snapchat for the sign, which he said was "a complete joke and it went too far". The Volunteer & Partnership Office also recognized innovative leaders throughout the school district, including these 2018 district award recipients: Kendall Frechette, Pine View School, Outstanding Youth ...

People Paylan Submits Armenian Genocide Recognition Bill to Turkish Parliament
Author: 0 Paylan Submits Armenian Genocide Recognition Bill to Turkish Parliament

Despite calls by some legislators - most notably Rep. Adam Schiff, D- Burbank - for the federal government to formally recognize the genocide, US presidents have long refused to do so. "The Roman persecution of the Christians, the Turkish massacres of Armenians, the extermination of millions of Jews and Poles by the Nazis are outstanding examples of the crime of genocide".

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