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Chaos, controversy plague Donald Trump's transition team

Chaos, controversy plague Donald Trump's transition team At the top of his list for senior economic positions are campaign finance chair and Wall Street veteran Steve Mnuchin as treasury secretary, and long-time backer and billionaire investor Wilbur Ross for commerce secretary, according to Trump ally and activist investor Carl Icahn. Continua a leggere...

Trump picks hawks for 3 key security posts

He has a distinguished legal career and has served as both the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama and Alabama Attorney General prior to his service in the U.S. Anthony Romero, the director of the American Civil Liberties Union, said Pompeo's views raise concerns about "privacy and due process". Her most visceral reaction to Trump's picks? Flynn built a reputation in the military ... Continua a leggere...

Betsy DeVos Nominated for Education Secretary

Anti-Common Core grassroots groups of parents and teachers urged Trump to abandon DeVos as his choice, citing her support for the education reform policies of pro-Common Core Jeb Bush and her influence through the Great Lakes Education Project (GLEP) in favor of Common Core. Continua a leggere...

Hoping to salvage democracy, Tunisia woos foreign investors

Hoping to salvage democracy, Tunisia woos foreign investors France, the main sponsor of the event along with Qatar, said it would allow Tunisia to convert an unspecified amount of debt into financing for new investments. Under pressure from global lenders, Chahed's government is also pushing a package of measures in its 2017 draft budget aimed at cutting public spending and raising new revenue to reduce the deficit. Continua a leggere...

US students lag peers in East Asia, Russia in math, science

US students lag peers in East Asia, Russia in math, science Evans said that he is now hopeful that new science standards that have been adopted by a growing number of states - and that push students to solve problems and learn about science by doing science - will make a difference, prompting bigger gains in the coming years. Continua a leggere...

Soccer coach at centre of English abuse scandal hospitalized

More than 20 footballers have now come forward to seek help from the Professional Footballers Association. Journalist Deborah Davies, who worked on a 1997 TV documentary about abuse in football, said the FA ignored "so many warnings". Taylor said at least " six or seven clubs " including Crewe, Manchester City, Blackpool , Leeds, Stoke and Newcastle were connected with "particular individuals". Continua a leggere...

Britney Spears has dinner with co-star from 'Slumber Party'

Britney Spears has dinner with co-star from 'Slumber Party' Ever since the pop princess premiered her new music video for "Slumber Party", fans have been wanting to know more about her hot co-star. "I've been a fan of Britney forever so like being in a video with her is insane, being on a song with her is insane so I was like yes I'm going to live this moment to the fullest, I'm going to touch her whole body and it happened, it was great", she told HipHol... Continua a leggere...

Target CIO talks Cyber Monday deals

Target CIO talks Cyber Monday deals According to CTA's overall holiday season outlook, total tech spending during the entire holiday shopping season will increase 3.1 percent to reach a record $36.05 billion in 2016. After a four-day holiday weekend shopping frenzy, consumers have their sights set on the next discount shopping target - Cyber Monday. Early morning looks to be the most popular time for Cyber Monday shoppers ... Continua a leggere...

Fiat scion arrested after false report in NY

Fiat scion arrested after false report in NY Lapo Elkann, 39, the youngest grandson of Fiat's legendary chief Gianni Agnelli, was given a desk appearance ticket early Sunday morning for filing a false police report claiming he was the victim of "unlawful imprisonment". However, this playboy's love for drugs and women has landed him in trouble numerous times. Eklann was found naked and near death in the Turin apartment of a 54-year-old tran... Continua a leggere...

Tsunami hits Japan after strong quake near Fukushima disaster site

Tsunami hits Japan after strong quake near Fukushima disaster site The nation's meteorological agency had earlier estimated the quake's magnitude at 7.3. Five years on, 60,000 people still live in temporary housing. "It was huge and lasted so long", Akemi Anzai, from the city of Minamisoma north of the Fukushima plant, said of the quake. Continua a leggere...

PRRT review: Treasurer Scott Morrison announces petroleum tax inquiry

Australia is set to leap ahead of Qatar as the world's leading exporter of liquefied natural gas in the coming years after global and local energy companies invested about A$200 billion over the last decade building massive production facilities. Continua a leggere...

Saudi-Iran rivalries could scuttle tentative OPEC deal

Indonesia is still undecided as to whether it will join any OPEC deal on reducing or freezing the oil output, said the country's Energy Minister Ignasius Jonan. The best possible result, at this stage, was that the club would end up with a face-saving deal while "kicking the can to the next OPEC meeting in half a year's time", Schieldrop said. Continua a leggere...

UK's Hammond sets target for cyclically-adjusted budget deficit

Hammond based his figures on data from the Office of Budget Responsibility (OBR), the official economic data agency, which lowered the forecast for 2018 too, from 2.1 per cent to 1.7 per cent. His new target for a structural budget deficit below 2 percent of GDP by March 2021 is more than double the OBR's latest forecast. To soften the hit to living standards for poorer households as the economy... Continua a leggere...

Feds give states more time to bolster struggling schools

Feds give states more time to bolster struggling schools Rebecca Jacobsen is associate professor of education and co-director of MSU's Education Policy Center. " DeVos has no meaningful experience in the classroom or in our schools ", American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten said in a statement Wednesday. Continua a leggere...

Philippine dictator Marcos to be buried at heroes' cemetery

Leftwing activist Bonifacio Ilagan, who was tortured and detained during Marcos' time in power, said Marcos was being buried "like a thief in the night". The Armed Forces of the Philippines said in a statement that the family had requested it "be a private burial. held in confidentiality". In August, the Supreme Court stopped burial preparations, after victims of human rights abuses during Marti... Continua a leggere...

German Foreign Minister says four-way talks on Ukraine were hard

German Foreign Minister says four-way talks on Ukraine were hard The ministers' talks follow last month's meeting of the four nations' leaders, who agreed to work out a "road map" on implementing the February 2015 Minsk agreement sponsored by France and Germany. Speaking to Reuters ahead of the talks, he also called for Europe to stand firm on sanctions against Russian Federation. Klimkin also showed pictures of a UAV of the Russian Armed Forces, which was ... Continua a leggere...

Britain Promises Close Ties With Poland After EU Exit

Britain Promises Close Ties With Poland After EU Exit She added that she wanted to adopt British solutions that support small businesses as a model. People talk about hard Brexit: what they are trying to doing is making a liberation sound like a punishment. Business lobby group the CBI has called for clarity that businesses will continue to have access to the single market after Brexit, but the Prime Minister, Theresa May, has remained tight-lipped a... Continua a leggere...

Rain could turn to snow by early Thursday

Rain could turn to snow by early Thursday Wednesday: Rain, mainly after 1 p.m. Areas of fog. Expect partly sunny skies and a high around 52 degrees. Thursday brings up to 70 percent chances of rain during the day, with possible snow in the higher elevations at night and more rain in the low-lying areas. Continua a leggere...

France Foils Terror Attack in Paris Planned for Next Week, Prosecutor Says

Fusion Media or anyone involved with Fusion Media will not accept any liability for loss or damage as a result of reliance on the information including data, quotes, charts and buy/sell signals contained within this website. France has remained under a state of emergency since the attack, with President Francois Hollande extending it by six months in July following ISIS-inspired attacks in th... Continua a leggere...

Trump wins Michigan's 16 electoral votes

Petraeus was President Barack Obama's Central Intelligence Agency director in 2011-12 before resigning amid the disclosure that he had an affair with his biographer and shared highly classified information with her. Not only did he present no evidence to back up those claims - there apparently isn't any. Trump alleged that three states, including Virginia, saw "serious voter fraud". Continua a leggere...


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