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The tweets - as reporters like me have long argued - are the centerpiece of this administration since they reflect the actual thinking and mood of the President of the United States. Flake's first high-profile betrayal came in 2013, when he refused to join the fight to defund Obamacare . "That does not make the Democrats my enemies".
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    Former Google Senior Vice President Says Android Cameras Are 'Years Behind' iPhone

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    Furthermore, the iPhone 7 did a superb job blurring out the background and keeping the kids in focus, which is something that DSLR cameras are adept at (in the right hands, of course). This is comfortable to view, especially if you're viewing at night time. The app will set up new benchmarks for other apps in the future for sure. Gundotra then elaborated, " Here is the problem: It's Android".
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    The amendments , which come into force November 1, forbid internet proxy services (VPNs), which help internet users gain access to websites that have been blocked by the government and surf the web anonymously. " Apple's capitulation to China's VPN crackdown will return to haunt it at home", reads the headline for a post by Mike Butcher on tech industry news website TechCrunch .
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    China issues position document on Indian border troop trespass

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    Addressing on the occasion, Chinese Foreign Ministry's Spokesperson Geng Shuang said Beijing is committed not only to defend its territorial sovereignty but also to safeguard the basic principles of worldwide law. China has repeatedly called on India to withdraw its forces. However, sources in the Indian security establishment dismissed China's claim of withdrawal and said that the stand-off continues as it was - with about 350 Indian troops digging their heels in and facing about 400 ...
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    Why have raids been conducted today? In a swoop down that raised a political storm, the I-T department had yesterday conducted searches at 64 locations and properties linked to Shivakumar. "It is also requested that the Income Tax Department is suitably advised in the matter". Seen as a blue-eyed boy of former Karnataka Chief Minister S M Krishna, he hit the big time as one of the youngest ministers - he got the powerful Urban Development portfolio - in the Krishna-led Congress government ...
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    It found that women were four times more likely to have been sexually assaulted than men in university residence. The true devastation came from listening to the AHRC and Universities Australia's Margaret Gardner take credit for the work that was done by survivors, students and advocates.
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    Yet on Wednesday, Pence also left open the door for engagement with Moscow , telling The Washington Post the President was taking a "we'll see" attitude toward Russian Federation. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson also had a message that varied from Huckabee Sanders when he spoke with reporters Tuesday. "If the president tries to wiggle out from under the constraints of the law, I think he will pay a high political price for doing so".
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    CHICAGO - Major League Baseball, NBA and the NHL have all brought their All-Star Games to Chicago before. The All-Star match marked the end of a four-match, 11-day preseason United States tour for Real Madrid , a stretch that included a 3-2 loss to rival Barcelona in a Clasico matchup at Miami on Sunday.
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    The Liverpool magician has been on the radar of Barcelona for some years and is said to be the number one target for Barcelona this season. The newspaper adds that Costa, 28, is not even keen on a loan move to Milan with a view to then returning to Atletico in the new year. Arsenal's advantage lies in the fact that Liverpool's bid is contingent on Coutinho leaving.
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    So it's fair to say the tower may have been built on rocky foundations, but are there any positives to draw? With the sheer volume of movies, miniseries, and TV series adapted from the works of King, it seemed like it was only a matter of time before Hollywood told the tale The Dark Tower in some way, shape, or form.
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    India lead the three-match test series by 1-0. Indian captain Virat Kohli came out to bat and immediately got going with a couple of impressive boundaries. It's been hard for him, he was batting very well and then he had to be out. "Abhinav Mukund misses out, and the rest we are playing the same team". Australia , who at present are involved in a pay dispute with their board, will be the first team to visit India in mid-September to play five ODIs.
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    In a statement Thursday, US Embassy Manila press attaché Molly Koscina said Washington hopes that countries would use the ASEAN Regional Forum , of which North Korea is a member, to highlight that Pyongyang's behavior "has been unacceptable" following its missile tests.
  • Putin confirms U.S. diplomatic missions in Russian Federation will be cut

    Putin confirms U.S. diplomatic missions in Russian Federation will be cut

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    Putin added that an upturn in Russia's relations with Washington could not be expected "any time soon". But it is still likely to require big reductions in USA personnel at the us embassy in Moscow . "Our response [regarding the 755 USA diplomats] will never be recognized as justified", the observer said. Analysts said that the majority of the cuts are likely to be Russian employees of the U.S.
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    The so-called Cassidy-Graham-Heller proposal would end the ACA's individual mandate and shift more health care responsibility and choice on state governments. There is agreement to raise the debt ceiling over the next month, so the USA doesn't land in default. "I'm heartened by the outreach of those bipartisan House members to try and get something done", said Scott.
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    If 8 million people did cast ballots, that would be less than half of all registered voters. Opposition groups said they would march Thursday at noon to where the National Assembly meets in the the center of Caracas . Latin American nations including Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru joined the U.S. in saying they did not recognise the results of Sunday's election, while Brazil, Costa Rica and Panama joined the condemnation of Lopez and Ledezma's arrest.
  • Russian Leader: US Establishment Will Try To Remove Trump

    Russian Leader: US Establishment Will Try To Remove Trump

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    Unlike previous sanctions bills , the new legislation grants US lawmakers power to block Trump from unilaterally lifting sanctions on Russian Federation. Trump has called the ongoing investigations in Congress and by a special counsel into Russian interference in the 2016 election a "witch hunt". The U.S.
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    Michael Short , a press aide. "They'll all be fired by me", Scaramucci continued. Wheeler claims he was paid to investigate Rich's death by Ed Butowsky, a wealthy Trump supporter. He also considered resigning in solidarity after learning of the circumstances surrounding Comey's ouster. It was an early indication that Kelly, a decorated retired Marine general who served three tours in Iraq, is not afraid to stand up to his commander-in-chief.
  • Apple posts 7% revenue increase

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    The strong revenues also indicate that the company would launch the iPhone 8 in September itself. Cook added the company is excited about advances in iOS , macOS, watchOS and tvOS coming this fall . Apple appears to have also fobbed off concerns about delays of its new iPhone by revealing a marginal increase in sales of its existing effort.
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  • GOP Rep Urges Trump to Stop Lawmakers' Healthcare Subsidies

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    Insurance plans need to decide really soon what premiums they'll charge for all of 2018. That's on top of the already expected double digit rate increases and this increase would most strongly hit middle class families. "And I don't think they should be bereft of health care". Instead, under this GOP revision, lawmakers and some staffers would have to buy — and now do — their insurance through the measures health exchanges.
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    However, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley denied any connection between the raid and the Rajya Sabha election saying the person whose properties were raided was caught "tearing" documents, NDTV reported . Shivakumar is hosting the Congress MLAs at a resort near Bengaluru . As of now, Patel needs the votes of at least 44 MLAs to win. Party MP Jairam Ramesh said it was BJP's war on Congress and not "tanashahi" (dictatorship) but "Amitshahi", alleging the BJP chief's hand behind the raids.
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    The job is initially a three-year contract with a chance to be extended for another two years. Advises the Chief, SMA and other officials regarding the merit and implications of programmatic decisions involving risks to planetary protection objectives .
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    The National Traffic Highway Safety Administration announced Monday it is expanding its investigation to include 1.33 million Explorers manufactured from 2011 to 2017. "She was treated at a nearby hospital and was released the same day", Thibodeaux said. The city will closely track response time to emergency calls.
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    Arizona is facing "very serious problems", McCain said , listing higher premiums and deductibles as well as having only one insurer in the state's healthcare marketplace. "Nobody knew that healthcare could be so complicated" he said in February. Or are there long waits? Minnesota is following in the footsteps of Alaska , which had its reinsurance plan approved by Health and Human Services last month.
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    Each action would be entirely defensible from a legal standpoint, as both entail ending Obama-era payments that Republicans have consistently and convincingly lambasted as illegal. Whatever happens, the indecision in the marketplace isn't helping the health of the ACA, experts said. The Trump administration is expected to announce a decision on CSR payments sometime this week.
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    He took over at Notre Dame in 1964 and compiled a 95-17-4 record over 11 seasons, including three bowl game wins and two national championships. Since 1964, only two major college football coaches have a higher percentage with at least 10 years at one school: Alabama's Nick Saban is.857 in his 10 seasons from 2007 through 2016, and Oklahoma's Barry Switzer was.8368 from 1973 through 1988.
  • NATO Confirms Attack On Its Military Convoy In Kandahar

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    In 2016, a total of 14 U.S. troops were killed. "We are working to gather additional information as quickly as possible and will release more details as appropriate", the coalition said in a statement . The bomber struck the convoy and at least two vehicles on the outskirts of Kandahar city. IS said in a statement that the two men, whom it identified as Amir Qassim and Tayeb al-Kharasani, also used automatic rifles in the Shiite mosque before they detonated themselves.
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    He also said that the USA was working with its allies in the region to curb what he described as Iran's expansionist efforts to destabilize areas such as Yemen, Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan. "Then as now, a neophyte president was determined to chart a new course in foreign policy to distinguish himself from his predecessor", wrote Amir Handjani of the Atlantic Council.
  • Lalu Prasad calls Bihar CM Nitish Kumar 'palturam' of Indian politics

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    Samajwadi leader and Vijay Verma have indicated to form a new party ( Sharad Yadav ) to stay in the alliance of Sharad during the speculation about the "differences" between Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and JD (U ) leader Sharad Yadav. Nitish, on the other hand, played down Sharad's views, saying people have different opinions in a democracy and the party leaders would get to air them at the JD (U)'s national executive meeting in Patna on August 19.
  • Sen. Hatch: Senate Too Divided To Keep Up Health Push

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    President trump spotted dining last night with his new chief of staff, retired general, John Kelly, at the trump international hotel. This is true in virtually all technology-driven industries, where Americans have become accustomed to prices falling as companies compete.
  • Google Pixel Represents the Perfect Android Powered Smartphone

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    Hence, the company is going to focus on Android applications that are locally relevant. This does not mean that there are 5 billion active devices with Google Play services installed. After one year of development, Waze becomes usable from Android Auto after a small update, with a ergonomic review to facilitate navigation in the menus while driving.
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    Winds will be south-southeast around 5 miles per hour. Wednesday night will be mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Winds will be light out of the south. Sunday: Passing clouds with lower humidity and highs in the upper 70s to mid 80s. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. There may be a shower or storm late in the day and possibly into the night.
  • Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Rating Reiterated by Goldman Sachs Group, Inc

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    It has outperformed by 27.73% the S&P500. Truecar Incorporated (NASDAQ:TRUE) had an increase of 11.9% in short interest. Stephens Investment Management Group Ltd Liability Corporation reported 7,144 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. That's about 6.5 times forward sales, and let's not talk about earnings. Currently, TSLA is a #3 (Hold) on the Zacks Rank, and is up 2.42% to $325.89 per share in trading shortly after its earnings report was released.
  • UN's Failure on North Korea

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    On Monday, U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to deal with North Korea's weapons program. Says Cliff Kupchan of the Eurasia Group, "The U.S.is on the verge of a binary choice: either accept North Korea into the nuclear club or conduct a military strike that would entail enormous civilian casualties".
  • Huckabee: GOP 'Need to Get in Step With Their Own Party'

    Huckabee: GOP 'Need to Get in Step With Their Own Party'

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    In an excerpt from Flake's new book, " The Conscience of a Conservative: A Rejection of Destructive Politics and a Return to Principle , " published Monday by Politico , the junior senator from Arizona decries the dysfunction cultivated within the executive branch and his colleagues' reticence to acknowledge Trump's shortcomings.
  • White House muddles message on sanctions: Russia

    White House muddles message on sanctions: Russia

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    The statement emphasized the meeting was "not a campaign issue at the time ". Trump , however, said in another statement accompanying the bill that he would not allow the U.S.to "tolerate interference in our democratic process and that we will side with our allies and friends against Russian subversion and destabilization".