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Author: 0 Hypocritical Murdoch Press sacks Latham for "gay" slur

Latham had alienated his own Sky News colleagues in recent weeks by calling presenter and former NSW premier Kristina Keneally a "Yankee sheila" and "protege of Eddie Obeid ", prompting her to lodge a formal complaint . However, Latham has defended his remarks, vowing he would keep up with the "anti-pc stuff". After increasing pressure, Sky News boss Angelos Frangopoulos said: 'While we support strong opinions and robust arguments, we pride ourselves in doing so in a civil and ...

Author: 0 Clinton faults Trump for low number of women

She also rebuked White House press secretary Sean Spicer for chiding a black female journalist for shaking her head during a press briefing a few hours earlier. "Just look at all that's happened in the last two days to women who were simply doing their jobs", she said. Hillary lost the election when she called half of Trump supporters a basket of DEPLORABLES and now the Federal Bureau of Investigation is trying to blame it on collaborating between the Trump administration and Russian ...

Finance Pending home sales jump in February
Author: 0 Pending home sales jump in February

With the bigger than expected increase, the index surged up to its highest level since reaching 113.6 last April and is at its second highest level since May of 2006. Last month's jump in signed contracts bodes well for spring, the busiest season for the housing market. The index rose 11.4 percent in the Midwest , 4.3 percent in the South , 3.4 percent in the Northeast and 3.1 percent in the West .

Finance New Zealand beats Fiji 2-0 in World Cup qualifier
Author: 0 New Zealand beats Fiji 2-0 in World Cup qualifier

I congratulate all the boys because it was not easy and the way they played was very positive. I think when you play against bigger teams they sort of come out a bit more so over the two games it's been hard to really carve them open. "I go back and hope to keep performing for Melbourne Victory". New Zealand assumed further control as the match wore on and a Wood header which cannoned off the post was the closest either side came to another goal during the second period.

Author: 0 Elon Musk Builds Neuralink Brain Electrode Firm

Although Musk has not made a formal statement regarding Neuralink, the company registered in California as a "medical research" group last July, according to the news outlet. They could later be put to use as a "direct cortical interface", Musk said, or artificial intelligence within the brain, to enhance human function and expand human potential.

Author: 0 Oil Rises as US Fuel-Supply Drop Counters Crude-Stockpile Gain

A growing number of OPEC officials believe it may take longer than six months to reduce stocks. "An extension is needed to balance the market", an OPEC delegate said. The delegate also said that hard negotiations are already on the way and it is too early to tell whether everyone will be on board or not. "The risks that OPEC has painted itself into a corner can not be ignored and it may need to extend, or even increase, cuts if the response from shale producers is more vigorous than we ...

Finance China upset as Japanese minister visits self-ruled Taiwan
Author: 0 China upset as Japanese minister visits self-ruled Taiwan

March 28 (ANI): China has expressed firm opposition and lodged representations over a Japanese official's visit to Taiwan saying the visit breaches the commitment made by Tokyo to interacting with Taiwan only at non-governmental level. China expressed dissatisfaction in December after Japan's de facto embassy in Taiwan said it would change its name to include the word Taiwan. "Japan and Taiwan will continue to maintain their working relations on a nongovernmental basis", he told reporters ...

Finance Qatar to invest 5 billion pounds in Britain over 3-5 years
Author: 0 Qatar to invest 5 billion pounds in Britain over 3-5 years

Qatar has already invested more than £40 billion across Britain, including in iconic real estate, London's Shard building and the Harrod's department store. Sources who spoke to Bloomberg said under the transaction, Qatari Minister of Finance Ali Shareef Al Emadi will manage around USD100 billion worth of QIA's domestic assets which, aside from the airline, include Qatar National Bank SAQ and telecom provider Ooredoo QSC.

Author: 0 Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) Sees Volume Pop in Session

Its down 1.97% from 35.04 million shares previously. The SI to Tesla Incorporated's float is 29.13%. According to the Analysts, the Low Earnings estimate for the current quarter is $1.14, while the High earnings estimate is $1.73.Comparatively, EPS for the same quarter a year ago was $1.17.

Finance White House eyeing $18 billion in cuts from social programs
Author: 0 White House eyeing $18 billion in cuts from social programs

The long-shot idea asks Congress tocut $18 billion from the 2017 federal budget - a move that would defund federal community grants, medical research initiatives, and infrastructure projects - to offset wall construction costs. Electronic monitors may be more appropriate in that region, Zinke said, while areas with imposing natural features may not require additional reinforcements.

Finance Head of Trump-Russia probe under fire, won't step down
Author: 0 Head of Trump-Russia probe under fire, won't step down

Alhough Nunes maintained that the intelligence gathering was conducted legally, it prompted Trump - who claimed his predecessor, President Barack Obama, "had my "wires tapped" in Trump Tower" - to say he felt "somewhat" vindicated. "We believe that the Department's position in this regard is overbroad, incorrect, and inconsistent with the Department's historical approach to the congressional testimony of current and former senior officials", O'Neil wrote in a March 23 letter to Justice ...

Author: 0 Oil rises on Libya disruption and likely Opec output cut extension

Shortly after the 10:30 a.m. ET release, US benchmark West Texas Intermediate oil contracts for May delivery were trading up 1.4% to above $49 a barrel. With prices unable to go much higher than the low 50s per barrel, OPEC would love to surprise the markets again with flawless compliance, but there are still expected to be a few non-compliers in March that will keep OPEC from reaching 100%.

Author: 0 Ex-Christie aides get prison sentences in bridge plot

David Wildstein: The Port Authority official who conceived of the idea to shut the lanes to the George Washington Bridge ultimately turned state's evidence and testified against his former boss, Baroni, and former friend, Kelly. The agency oversees operations for major bridges, ports and airports in the New York City region and is run by officials appointed by New Jersey and New York state's governors.

Author: 0 Tesla Model 3: Even Elon Musk Can't Hide From This Mistake

It's expected to cost around $35,000 and offer a range of almost 220 miles, with 0-60 performance under six seconds. Taking a further look from a different perspective, the stock has been recently recorded -9.52% off of the 52-week high of 75.00 and +87.10% apart from the 52-week low of 36.27.

Author: 0 Uber suspends self-driving cars in two USA states after crash

No one was seriously injured in the accident which occurred on Friday in Tempe, Arizona while the vehicle was in self-driving mode, the company said. It looks like tough times await Uber , and we are curious to see how they manage them. The cars collided while at high speed and the Uber s vehicle flipping onto its side. In almost all cases, the cars have backup drivers who can take the wheel in an emergency.

Finance BlackRock Layoffs: BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) to Cut 30+ Stock Pickers
Author: 0 BlackRock Layoffs: BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) to Cut 30+ Stock Pickers

The world's largest money manager is firing more than 30 people in its active-equities group, including five of its 53 fundamental portfolio managers, according to a person familiar with the matter. "It seems like the Vanguard approach to active equity management", said Jason Kephart, senior analyst at Morningstar Inc, referring to the giant BlackRock rival that aggressively cuts fees and has also invested in tech-driven investment styles.

Finance Oil Prices Steady Despite Lingering Supply Worries
Author: 0 Oil Prices Steady Despite Lingering Supply Worries

The price is still almost $7 below January's post-deal peak of $58.37.USA light crude CLc1 settled 11 cents lower at $48.75 a barrel, but still above the three-month low hit on Tuesday. Oil bulls were also encouraged after the IEA said demand should overtake supply in the first half of this year. By 1052 GMT, Brent futures had risen 35 cents to $51.70 a barrel, after sliding on Monday to $50.85, their lowest level since December 1.

Finance New Trump 'Extreme Vetting' Directive Aimed At Visitors With Visas
Author: 0 New Trump 'Extreme Vetting' Directive Aimed At Visitors With Visas

The State Department has ordered American embassies and consulates around the world to draw up criteria for certain "population sets" that should get extra scrutiny before getting U.S.travel visas. Another improvement would be to have more direct interviewing between United States officials and the applicant in the applicant's language, [David Inserra, a homeland security expert also at Heritage] says.

Finance Motorcycling-Vinales on pole after Qatar qualifying abandoned
Author: 0 Motorcycling-Vinales on pole after Qatar qualifying abandoned

The Spaniard, who moved from Suzuki at the end of a year ago, set the fastest time of 1min 54.316sec in Thursday's first practice session for the only night race on the calendar. A late flying lap during the third Free Practice session was enough to leave him second in the standings during FP3 and on combined times second overall with a time of 1:54.858.