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Global Media US Treasury urges debt limit hike, starts cash management effort
Author: 0 US Treasury urges debt limit hike, starts cash management effort

The Treasury Department will have to take extraordinary steps, including tapping into the Thrift Savings Plan's G Fund, to keep the government from defaulting on its debt on or about March 16. " I encourage Congress to raise the debt limit at the first opportunity so that we can proceed with our joint priorities", Mnuchin wrote. It is now set at $20.1 trillion but was suspended in late 2015.

Global Media Ivanka and Jared Kushner's mysterious landlord is … a Chilean billionaire
Author: 0 Ivanka and Jared Kushner's mysterious landlord is … a Chilean billionaire

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner are living in a house owned by a Chilean mogul whose mining company sued the US government in September, reports the Wall Street Journal . The company is controlled by Luksic, who also controls Antofagasta. A Luksic rep tells the Journal that the couple is paying "absolute market value" for the mansion, which the Trump-Kushner family has used for entertaining Kushner's colleagues from the Trump administration - and as a backdrop for Ivanka's gauzy ...

Author: 0 Sen. Cory Gardner: Spending Billions on Border Wall Is Bad Idea

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) asking the agency to brief the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on how it plans to pay for the border wall by March 13, the Hill reported .

Global Media Rajnath Singh hails UP man for disowning slain terrorist son
Author: 0 Rajnath Singh hails UP man for disowning slain terrorist son

Earlier on Wednesday, the father of Saifullah, Sartaj refused to accept his son's body saying "a traitor" is no son of theirs. "He has not done the right thing. "He (Sartaj) had to lose a son. My salute. This shows there is no dearth of nationalist Muslims in India". Though Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan had categorically identified Islamic State as the outfit to which the suspects owed allegiance, Singh refrained from naming the IS.

Global Media May says it is 'time to get on' with leaving EU
Author: 0 May says it is 'time to get on' with leaving EU

The claim comes at a sensitive time in EU-Britain relations, just before London is to embark on negotiations to leave the bloc. But on the EU's most pressing question - the timing of triggering Article 50 - she gave little away, only reiterating that she would launch the talks by the end of this month.

Global Media Cong alliance will achieve majority in UP: Mulayam
Author: 0 Cong alliance will achieve majority in UP: Mulayam

If one goes by the India Today survey, both the SP-Congress combine and the BSP lack the numbers by a large margin to reach the magic 202-mark in Uttar Pradesh Assembly. In a Facebook live interview with BBC Hindi, the young Chief Minister of the state said that it was better to join hands with a party, than have President's rule in the state.

Global Media What could changes to Obamacare mean to you?
Author: 0 What could changes to Obamacare mean to you?

On top of energetic resistance from progressives and Democrats who say the plan is a recipe for "massive health insecurity for the American people", the AHCA has been met with skepticism and flat-out hostility from those who say it isn't cruel or profit-driven enough.

Global Media Queen unveils Iraq and Afghanistan wars memorial
Author: 0 Queen unveils Iraq and Afghanistan wars memorial

The Queen appeared unfazed by Alfie's meltdown, holding on to her flowers and moving on when it became clear that the tot wouldn't be talked around. The Queen received a posy from two-year-old Alfie Lunn, son of Military Cross victor Sergeant Mark Lunn, 29, and his corporal wife Michelle, 26.

Global Media North Carolina crushes Miami by 25 in ACC tournament
Author: 0 North Carolina crushes Miami by 25 in ACC tournament

Three players are averaging at least 11.6 points per game for Miami, they are: Davon Reed (15.2), Ja'Quan Newton (13.8) and Bruce Brown (11.6). Miami had a hard time keeping up with the high-flying Tar Heels, keeping it close for much of the first half before a one-sided second half had the game over long before the final buzzer.

Global Media Gerber recalls ravioli packages for unreported egg allergen
Author: 0 Gerber recalls ravioli packages for unreported egg allergen

There's no safety issue with the food itself- Gerber just wants to make certain parents know that egg is an ingredient, in case their child is allergic. The "Contains" statement is created to alert parents to allergens in the recipe. Photo via Gerber Products Co .On updated packages, this information can be found in the "contains" statement as well as the ingredient list.

Global Media NYC cops thwart gun ring that exploited looser Virginia laws
Author: 0 NYC cops thwart gun ring that exploited looser Virginia laws

The suspects were being arraigned before Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice William Harrington. A report from the New York Attorney General said 15% of likely-trafficked crime guns come from Virginia. 'Too often our citizens become victims of the associated gun violence. Most of the defendants that have been taken into custody in the case were arrested in Virginia last week with the help of federal agents and members of the Henrico and Richmond Police Departments.

Author: 0 Despite FBI rebut, Congress to probe Trump's wiretap claim

His comments came during his first press conference since the the White House demanded congressional intelligence committees investigate whether "executive branch investigative powers were abused in 2016". Trump, including his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, current and former senior American officials said". Critics of Mr Trump in Congress have accused him of issuing the wiretap allegation to try to deflect attention from investigations into his administration's possible ties to ...

Author: 0 FBI's Comey Asked to Testify in House Panel's Russia-Trump Probe

Yesterday U.S. Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), asked Acting Deputy Attorney General Dana Boente and FBI Director James Comey to supply information that would back up Trump's tweeted accusations, claims that have already been denied by Obama through a spokesperson.

Global Media Hatred, prejudice on rise in Trump's America
Author: 0 Hatred, prejudice on rise in Trump's America

Americans have grown "weary" of the seemingly non-stop negative coverage the major media is raining down upon President Donald Trump, according to a new poll. Republicans were more divided, with a surprisingly high 42 percent agreeing that hatred has risen and 49 percent saying it hasn't changed. Critics say Trump should have spoken out sooner.

Global Media Curtains on a long, close, caustic election in Uttar Pradesh
Author: 0 Curtains on a long, close, caustic election in Uttar Pradesh

BSP chief Mayawati, with plenty of justification, has never forgotten the time she had to lock herself up into a room in the UP State Guest House in Lucknow to escape assault by SP workers. Meanwhile, a significant indication given by Akhilesh Yadav has surprised everyone. In that case, the BJP would be hoping against hope that its star campaigner's publicised prayers in Kashi Vishwanath and Somnath come true, and that NDTV's poll of all exit polls - which gives BJP 211 seats and a ...

Global Media Parliament Passes Bill To Raise Maternity Leave To 26 Weeks
Author: 0 Parliament Passes Bill To Raise Maternity Leave To 26 Weeks

According to the amendment, commissioning mothers, who have a child through surrogacy, and women who adopt a child below the age of three months will be allowed leave of 12 weeks. "The Congress party demands that the government include a non-discrimination clause in the bill so that no person is discriminated against in employment for having availed any parental benefits", she said in a statement.

Global Media Jordan rejects Israeli measure to limit mosque calls to prayers
Author: 0 Jordan rejects Israeli measure to limit mosque calls to prayers

The bill was proposed last November and aimed to restrict the use of loudspeakers at mosques, purportedly to control noise pollution in the country. "The muezzin bill is nothing more than persecution of the Arab community, of Arab presence in the public sphere and against the Arabic language", Odeh said after being removed from the Knesset chamber.

Global Media Bomb threat called in to Brooklyn Jewish Children's Museum
Author: 0 Bomb threat called in to Brooklyn Jewish Children's Museum

The NYPD responded to the building at 792 Eastern Parkway and reportedly evacuated the building. Both Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio stopped by the scene Thursday afternoon. Chuck Schumer, who tweeted, "Another threat against NYC & its Jewish community". - The Jewish Children's Museum in Brooklyn was abruptly closed Thursday due to "unforeseen circumstances".

Global Media Police operation underway at Dusseldorf train station
Author: 0 Police operation underway at Dusseldorf train station

German newspaper Bild reported that two suspect has been taken into custody and that two other suspects were on the loose. A police spokesman said more suspected attackers are believed to be at large. Witness Bruno Macedo tweeted: "Man with axe chased by police in Dusseldorf". The train station was closed as federal, regional and local police scoured the station.

Author: 0 Barcelona completes greatest Champions League comeback ever, beats PSG 6-5

So the five-time Champions League winners needed three goals in what would amount to roughly seven minutes of game time when five minutes of stoppage time were added. While Barcelona's comeback victory might have shocked soccer fans, there's one man who knew the team was capable of this result all along. "We were calmer in the second half and better positioned".

Global Media The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Position Boosted by Cleararc Capital Inc
Author: 0 The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Position Boosted by Cleararc Capital Inc

This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.41%. Dearborn Partners LLC now owns 460,963 shares of the company's stock valued at $20,895,000 after buying an additional 14,260 shares during the period. Finally, NEXT Financial Group Inc raised its position in shares of The Coca-Cola by 65.9% in the third quarter. The fund owned 1,575,839 shares of the company's stock at the end of the fourth quarter.

Global Media Former general plans to overthrow S.Sudan leader
Author: 0 Former general plans to overthrow S.Sudan leader

South Sudan fell into civil war in December 2013, just two years after it won its independence from Sudan. The U.N. humanitarian chief is demanding immediate access for aid distribution in famine-hit South Sudan amid continued fighting and the recent looting of a humanitarian organization.

Author: 0 Le Pen Maintains First Round Lead in Latest Polling

France's benchmark CAC-40 equity index is up around 2 percent since the start of 2017, slightly less than a 3 percent gain on the pan-European STOXX 600 index. In 2012, Le Pen came third in the presidential race, but enjoyed an unexpected high vote in the first round. The Harris Interactive poll suggests that Fillon could get 20 percent votes in the first round of Presidential elections.

Global Media Awkward Timing for India Launch of Samsung Pay
Author: 0 Awkward Timing for India Launch of Samsung Pay

The Android app is developed by the IDFC Bank in collaboration with the other government organisations. Merchants have to bear the extra cost of the fingerprint scanners. "In case a merchant is also a business correspondent (BC), then we would pay them for their services", said Rajiv Lall, founder MD and CEO, IDFC Bank .

Global Media Avalanche hits French ski slope, many skiers trapped
Author: 0 Avalanche hits French ski slope, many skiers trapped

French Alps following heavy snowfall, local officials said Wednesday. Rescue services have launched a search at the resort in the Savoie area of south-west France. The avalanche fell on "a lot of people" at a busy ski slope, BBC quoted the resort police as saying. Four people were killed in an avalanche at Tignes on February 13, local authorities said.

Global Media Tony Jefferson expected to sign with Ravens
Author: 0 Tony Jefferson expected to sign with Ravens

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Campbell has agreed to a multi-year contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars while Jefferson passed up a larger offer from the Cleveland Browns and will sign with the Baltimore Ravens. Jefferson, a undrafted free agent out of Oklahoma in 2013, made an impression early in his career, and became one of the linchpins to the Cardinals' stellar defensive backfield.

Global Media Super Eagles retains 41st position — Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking
Author: 0 Super Eagles retains 41st position — Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking

Ukraine is now ranked 31st, which is one ranking below last month. This was after Federation Internationale de Football Association took into consideration only four "A" worldwide games. On the global scene, Argentina, Brazil, Germany, Chile and Belgium maintained the top five places respectively, while France (6th) Colombia (7th) Portugal (8th) Uruguay (9th) and Spain (10th) make up the top 10.

Global Media Melbourne's searing summer turns lake hot pink
Author: 0 Melbourne's searing summer turns lake hot pink

We often get comments that it looks like an industrial accident of pink paint". The phenomenon is exacerbated because of the extremely high levels of salt in the water. However, despite the water's inviting hue, the park advises against swimming in the lake in its current state. "It's so salty and muddy on the bottom that you would come out looking like a frosted rum ball, especially when you dried", he said.

Global Media Harvard Law School to Allow Applicants to Take GRE
Author: 0 Harvard Law School to Allow Applicants to Take GRE

For Harvard Law School, the percentage of applicants dropped by nearly 20 percent, although its first-year class size stayed flat. Harvard officials say they will pilot the new admission standards for the applicants beginning with students entering in the fall of 2018, and announced the move as data reveals that GRE and Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) scores are equal in predicting student success.

Global Media Police raid Marc and Jodie Emery's Vancouver pot shop following couples' arrest
Author: 0 Police raid Marc and Jodie Emery's Vancouver pot shop following couples' arrest

Photos shared on social media show police raids in dispensaries in Vancouver, Ottawa, and several stores in Toronto. Just after 11:30 a.m., the Cannabis Culture at 461 Church St. Sgt. Randy Fincham said that the raid was done at the request of Toronto police. Earlier Wednesday, Marc Emery had posted on Facebook that he and Jodie were heading to Spannabis, a cannabis expo, in Barcelona.

Global Media Trump plans worldwide powwow to fight ISIS
Author: 0 Trump plans worldwide powwow to fight ISIS

The US-led coalition has been backing the SDF's drive for Raqqa with air power and hundreds of special operations forces as advisers. The deployment was on top of an existing 500 already in Syria, he said. "It's working. Our local partners are fully invested". They have previously been joined by a small number of soldiers on the ground operating a truck-mounted rocket system.

Global Media Kremlin rejects United States accusation of violating arms control treaty
Author: 0 Kremlin rejects United States accusation of violating arms control treaty

General Paul Selva, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told lawmakers that the missile system's deployment "violates the spirit and intent" of the Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF). Trump has said it unfairly advantages Russian Federation. Asked how the US might respond now that Russian cruise missiles are deployed for potential use, Selva said the military is preparing a set of options to be considered this year by the Trump administration as part of a broader nuclear ...

Global Media CIA Has 'No Comment' On Authenticity Of WikiLeaks Dump
Author: 0 CIA Has 'No Comment' On Authenticity Of WikiLeaks Dump

Questions have been raised in recent months over the role that WikiLeaks played in Russian efforts to undermine the 2016 US election. If it did prove legitimate, the dump would represent yet another catastrophic breach for the USA intelligence community at the hands of WikiLeaks and its allies, which have repeatedly humbled Washington with the mass release of classified material, including hundreds of thousands of documents from the State Department and the Pentagon.

Author: 0 Major health advocacy groups oppose GOP plan to replace Obamacare

The freeze would go into effect on January 1, 2020. The Republican legislation would limit future federal funding for Medicaid, which covers low-income people. On a day when two House committees began formally debating the newly unveiled GOP plan , the cautions and opposition from groups such as AARP, which represents older Americans; the American Medical Association, and the American Hospital Association showed the hard path ahead for the legislation.

Global Media 'Kim Jong-un can be referred to ICC over half brother's killing'
Author: 0 'Kim Jong-un can be referred to ICC over half brother's killing'

The video was posted on the YouTube channel of Cheollima Civil Defence, which describes itself as a group helping North Korean defectors. The video probably was made days after Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half brother of the North's ruler Kim Jong-un, was assassinated at an airport in Malaysia.

Author: 0 Flight Diverted After Passenger Complains About $12 Blanket

The $12 blanket fee provoked protests on Twitter, with one man tweeting he'll put Hawaiian Airlines "atop my "no fly" list". Police met the man when the plane landed at 10:20 in the morning yesterday. After police and federal authorities took the man into the terminal, they determined he was not a threat and released him without filing charges. Speaking with CBS Los Angeles , traveller Eileen Berstrom said the incident was "ridiculous".

Author: 0 Credit Suisse upgrades French stocks, sees Le Pen election risk as 'overestimated'

Buoyed by the election of President Donald Trump in the United States and by Britons' vote to leave the European Union, Le Pen's anti-immigration, anti-EU National Front hopes for similar populist momentum in the French election. The French National Front intends to review France's relations with states outside the European Union if its candidate wins the presidential election, and this particularly pertains to Russian Federation, the party's Secretary General, Nicolas Bay , told TASS.

Global Media Miami Lawyer's Pants Catch Fire While Arguing an Arson Case
Author: 0 Miami Lawyer's Pants Catch Fire While Arguing an Arson Case

He rushed out of the courtroom, leaving spectators stunned. Stephen Gutierrez ran out of the courtroom, then returned to finish his argument, albeit with a pocket that was slightly singed. Repeated calls by the newspaper to Gutierrez's cellphone went unanswered. Investigators seized frayed e-cigarette batteries as evidence. Gutierrez argued that the vehicle spontaneously combusted.

Author: 0 Do you know why Hillary Clinton just wore a red pantsuit?

Or did Clinton suffer from a bias against what she had to say because she is of the female persuasion? "We have to form our own chorus twice as loud convincing our friends, our colleagues, ourselves that women are both smart enough and good enough to be considered for anything they choose to pursue", she said.

Global Media S.Korea's Lotte reports store closures in China amid political stand-off
Author: 0 S.Korea's Lotte reports store closures in China amid political stand-off

China-based affiliates of Lotte have 1.2 trillion won (US$1.03 billion) in outstanding loans from South Korean banks, plus 800 billion won of borrowing from foreign banks' branches here. China's backlash has also extended to other industries, with South Korean government officials saying Chinese authorities have verbally ordered local travel agencies to stop selling tour packages to South Korea starting 15 March, and Chinese customs are rejecting certain cosmetic shipments.

Global Media Kolkata Knight Riders deny reports of playing any series with Peshawar Zalmi
Author: 0 Kolkata Knight Riders deny reports of playing any series with Peshawar Zalmi

Shah Rukh Khan has offered for Peshawar Zalmi and Kolkata Knight Riders to play a series of three matches at a neutral venue which would either be London or Dubai. Afridi also elaborated how Darren Sammy and Marlon Samuels played a pivotal role in the success of their team. Afridi added that if the series materialises, it could improve the relations between the two countries.

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