• Daines and Tester divided on Gorsuch confirmation

    Daines and Tester divided on Gorsuch confirmation

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    The drama stretched back almost a year after GOP senators wouldn't consider former President Barack Obama's pick, Merrick Garland, citing a unwritten rule that presidents in their final year don't nominate justices. The drama leading up to Gorsuch's confirmation had less to do with his qualifications and more with a disintegration of coalition-building around Supreme Court nominations, particularly on the issue of abortion.
  • Labour pledges £10 minimum wage from 2020

    Labour pledges £10 minimum wage from 2020

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    The FSB has estimated that prompt payments to suppliers could prevent 50,000 small businesses going under each year. National Grid and Vodafone also disputed the numbers. "Jeremy Corbyn's pledge to borrow £500bn means higher taxes and would risk the jobs of ordinary working people". "We will support those striving to make a living through self-employment and in small businesses".
  • More than 21000 expected at Trump's first Easter Egg Roll

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    The president thanked everyone for coming out, vowing that " we will be stronger and bigger and better as a nation than ever before, we are right on track". 5 Melania Trump reads from Kathie Lee Gifford's children's book, 'Party Animals '. Costumed characters roaming the grounds included Elmo from Sesame Street , Dr Seuss's Cat in the Hat and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles .
  • Ex-President Park Geun-hye indicted in corruption probe

    Ex-President Park Geun-hye indicted in corruption probe

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    Park is being accused of colluding with her confidante Choi Soon-sil to extort bribes worth more than 70 million US dollars from local conglomerates, and in particular from Samsung. If convicted, her bribery charge carries the biggest legal punishment, ranging from 10 years to life imprisonment. It is unclear if the process will begin before the May 9 election that will choose the country's next president.
  • Pregnant woman found dead outside hospital

    Pregnant woman found dead outside hospital

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    Sunday. The dead woman, who was 21 weeks pregnant, has been identified as 28-year-old Shahidah Barnes. They said they had responded to a local hospital that night for another shooting victim, and were hoping to gain information. City police said her death was related to a domestic dispute. Her unborn child also died. Police believe it was a suicide, but the Baltimore County Police Department is now classifying it as a suspicious death until they get autopsy results back.
  • Ardevora Asset Management LLP Sells 31700 Shares of Microsoft Co. (MSFT)

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    Microsoft comprises 1.5% of FMR LLC's holdings, making the stock its 5th largest position. New York State Teachers Retirement System's holdings in Microsoft were worth $880,436,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. If you are accessing this news story on another site, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of U.S. & global copyright law. "(MSFT)" was originally posted by Chaffey Breeze and is the property of of Chaffey Breeze.
  • UK Defense Secretary Urges Russia to Make Assad 'Dismantle Chemical Arsenal'

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    The United States did not seek UN Security Council authorization for the military action that followed days of global outrage at images of dead children from the suspected sarin gas attack. While there, he met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The comments from Tillerson and Haley suggested that the airstrikes Trump ordered punishing Assad for using chemical weapons would not lead to any immediate change in USA strategy toward Syria.