• Jolie to discuss sexual violence in conflict zones at NATO HQ

    Jolie to discuss sexual violence in conflict zones at NATO HQ

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    In December, Secretary General Stoltenberg and Special Envoy Jolie published a joint op-ed entitled " Why NATO must defend women's rights ". Movie star Angelina Jolie says she and NATO's chief have agreed on ways to help the military alliance better combat the use of sexual violence against women and children in conflict zones.
  • Trump's Approval Highest in West Virginia, Lowest in Vermont

    Trump's Approval Highest in West Virginia, Lowest in Vermont

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    Fewer than 40% of respondents approved of Trump in the remaining 18 states, 14 of which are located in the East and West - his worst performing regions in the election. Trump particularly saw improvement in Americans' views of his influence on lawmakers. The president's rating had hovered around 40 percent point for months before tumbling toward the end of 2017.
  • North Korean defector attends State of the Union

    North Korean defector attends State of the Union

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    In this photo, released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency , North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delivers a New Year's speech at an undisclosed location January 1, 2018. Russian Federation and China have cooperated to a point with the US sanctions campaign at the United Nations, while advocating negotiations on terms the United States rejects.
  • Here's What Donald Trump Omitted From His SOTU Speech On The Economy

    Here's What Donald Trump Omitted From His SOTU Speech On The Economy

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    But don't look for it to happen. "So tonight I am extending an open hand to work with members of both parties, Democrats and Republicans, to protect our citizens, of every background, color, and creed ", the President said . I will join principled activists to strategize the next phase of resistance". Donald Trump has never shown much interest in understanding this sort of inequality, much less made it a theme of his speeches.
  • John Kelly Predicts Intel Memo Will Get 'Released Pretty Quick'

    John Kelly Predicts Intel Memo Will Get 'Released Pretty Quick'

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    Rosenstein and Wray tried to persuade Kelly to convince Nunes to delay the committee's vote on releasing the memo, but were unsuccessful, a current and former official told the New York Times . Sanders said she did not know if Nunes had worked with anyone at the White House on it: "I'm not aware of any conversations or coordination with Congressman Nunes".
  • Thermo Fisher 4Q Profit Drops on Tax Charge

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    The company has market cap of $88.82 billion. The company exited the year 2017 with cash and cash equivalents of $4 billion compared with $3.25 billion at the end of 2016. Hermes Invest Mgmt Ltd has 1.72% invested in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc . (TMO) traded up $7.93 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $222.55.
  • USA and Qatar agree to level playing field framework

    USA and Qatar agree to level playing field framework

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    Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue Airways and Southwest Airlines have spoken out repeatedly in support of open skies and the Gulf carriers. Qatar Airways in 2016 launched flights between Doha and Atlanta, igniting an already heated feud between Delta's then-CEO Richard Anderson and Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker, both vocal and pugnacious leaders.
  • Texas Governor Orders Investigation Into Karolyi Ranch

    Texas Governor Orders Investigation Into Karolyi Ranch

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    A woman who's accused Larry Nassar of sexually assaulting when she was 14 says she chose to speak publicly and relinquish her anonymity because she has nothing to be ashamed or afraid of. As journalist Jen Kirby reports, " many of the victims were minors, sometimes abused with their parents in the room while they were medically examined".
  • Republican Congressmen Aboard Amtrak Train Involved in Accident

    Republican Congressmen Aboard Amtrak Train Involved in Accident

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    None of the members of Wyoming's congressional delegation was on the train carrying members of Congress to a retreat involved in a collision with a truck in West Virginia on Wednesday morning. The identity of the person who died in the crash is also unknown at this point, as is the status, and number, of those injured. Amtrak's statement said "There are no reported injuries to passengers or crew members" as of noon, though some passengers told reporters of more serious injuries.
  • Greitens Details Proposed Tax Cut Plan

    Greitens Details Proposed Tax Cut Plan

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    Greitens reiterated in his speech that his administration will be cutting 33,000 regulations to make growth easier for businesses in the state. "This is probably by no means the ideal bill that's gonna get passed as is, but we're gonna have a long discussion about what this looks like", said Rep.