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Sci-tech Trump urges former adviser Flynn to cut immunity deal
Author: 0 Trump urges former adviser Flynn to cut immunity deal

On Thursday, an attorney for Michael Flynn, Trump's ex-national security adviser, said Flynn is in discussions with the congressional committees about speaking to them in exchange for immunity. Mr Flynn's step was "grave and momentous", he added. "When the time comes to consider requests for immunity from any witness, we will of course require a detailed proffer of any intended testimony".

Author: 0 The White House Just Released Financial Disclosures Of Trump's Staff

Kushner earned tens of millions at minimum from his family's sprawling real estate empire, which includes Midtown Manhattan skyscraper 666 Fifth Avenue and SoHo's historic Puck Building, and millions more from divesting his stake in Thrive Capital, the venture capital firm founded by his brother, Joshua Kushner.

Author: 0 North Carolina rolls back 'bathroom bill' despite criticism

Groups advocating for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people across the nation echoed Wallace's statement, calling the changes to North Carolina's bill a "fake repeal" parading as real change. Justin Miller, chief executive of Wedpics, which produces a popular wedding photo sharing app, said his company and dozens of startups in the HQ Raleigh incubator lost venture capital and customers and had a hard time recruiting workers because of House Bill 2.

Sci-tech Trump thumps Freedom Caucus over health care
Author: 0 Trump thumps Freedom Caucus over health care

Turns out when Trump tweeted early Thursday morning that we "must fight" the Freedom Caucus in 2018, that wasn't just idle time-wasting while he was sitting on the can. Behind the scenes, lawmakers are working on the $1 trillion-plus legislation to keep the government running through September 30, the end of the budget year.

Sci-tech Key findings from the AP-NORC poll on President Donald Trump
Author: 0 Key findings from the AP-NORC poll on President Donald Trump

An overwhelming 8 in 10 opposed the Republican proposal to let insurers boost premiums on older people. Independents have a favorable impression by 33-55 percent, Democrats by 10-85 percent and Republicans by 78-14 percent. NORC interviews participants over the phone if they don't have internet access. - Of six changes the GOP bill would have made to health care, five drew more opposition than support.

Author: 0 Tracy McGrady, Bill Self, Rebecca Lobo headline 2017 Hall of Fame class

During his career he played for seven National Basketball Association teams: the Orlando Magic, Houston Rockets, Toronto Raptors, Detroit Pistons, New York Knicks, Atlanta Hawks and the San Antonio Spurs. Lobo won a national championship with UConn in 1995 and a gold medal with Team USA in 1996. She also was an All-Star in the WNBA in 1999. Named in honor of Hall of Famer John W.

Author: 0 NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson Just Shattered Another Space Record

However, NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston offered them a solution right on the spot. After coming loose, the bundled-up shield quickly floated away and became visible in the distance as a white dot. The new record for woman's spacewalking was established by Peggy Whitson . U.S. astronaut Peggy Whitson broke the record for the most spacewalks by a woman on Thursday as she and another astronaut floated outside the International Space Station to do preparation work for future ...

Author: 0 'Itty Bitty' guard big in Bulldogs lore after UConn shocker

Let's go to the video. In last year's tournament, the eventual champion Huskies defeated Mississippi State by 60 points in the Sweet 16. Call it the women's basketball version of the Miracle on Ice or perhaps compare it to the iconic North Carolina State upset of Houston, but what transpired at the American Airlines Center on Friday evening will invariably go down as one of the most improbable results in women's basketball history.

Sci-tech Google's April Fool's Day trick lets you play Ms
Author: 0 Google's April Fool's Day trick lets you play Ms

Pac-Man on any set of streets in the world. Google always does something big and insane, and this year is no different with Google Maps turning into a giant Ms. Back in 2010 the search giant celebrated the iconic game's 30th birthday by transforming the day's Google Doodle into a playable level. For now, you can kill some time in the classroom or office by opening up Google Maps and playing a few rounds of Ms.

Author: 0 White House officials leaked intelligence docs to Nunes, report claims

Several current American officials identified the White House officials as Ezra Cohen-Watnick, the senior director for intelligence at the National Security Council, and Michael Ellis, a lawyer who works on national security issues at the White House Counsel's Office and formerly worked on the staff of the House Intelligence Committee.

Sci-tech Israeli cabinet approves new settlement, first in 2 decades
Author: 0 Israeli cabinet approves new settlement, first in 2 decades

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's security cabinet has approved construction of a new settlement in Biblical Judea and Samaria after the country's Supreme Court ordered the demolition of another settlement. Israel has not established a completely new settlement since the early 1990s, though existing settlements have expanded since then and once illegal outposts have been retroactively recognized.

Sci-tech Extra portion of SpaceX rocket recovered from launch, Musk says
Author: 0 Extra portion of SpaceX rocket recovered from launch, Musk says

SpaceX's goal is to undercut both the SLS projected cost, and the Delta IV Heavy actual launch bill by pricing launches at one-third the amount ULA charges. (Musk) "Fly and re-fly an orbit-class booster, which is the most expensive part of the rocket. A blog post complains about "...electric vehicles, artificial intelligence, solar roofs, hyperloops, and space rockets that land on ships...is there anything Elon Musk won't attempt? On Friday, Musk tweeted that the Falcon Heavy launch will ...

Author: 0 India accuses Pak over inciting youths in valley

He expressed hope that the government of India will respect the ownership rights of the government of Pakistan in this regard and will fulfill its obligation of protecting the property and its upkeep. The spokesperson also regretted the treatment being meted out to Muslims, Christians and other minorities in India and condemned the vitriolic statements by Yogi Aditynath, the new chief minister of the state.

Author: 0 French election: Top candidates trade barbs in first debate

Still, pollsters now project a second-round landslide for Macron over Le Pen with a margin of more than 20 points. Melenchon was only a point ahead of conservative Francois Fillon and the far-right Marine Le Pen, who were tied in third place.

Sci-tech Two guests charred to death in hotel fire, 32 evacuated in Kolkata
Author: 0 Two guests charred to death in hotel fire, 32 evacuated in Kolkata

The hotel is located in an upmarket area just metres away from US Consulate and the British Deputy High Commission in Kolkata . As many as 10 fire tenders were pressed into service to control the blaze. The hotel had 31 guests of which 29 could be rescued. "Among seven persons, two were seriously injured and succumbed when taken to the hospital", a senior police officer told media persons adding that the fire broke out at around 3 am.

Sci-tech Reliance Jio Prime membership deadline extended to April 15
Author: 0 Reliance Jio Prime membership deadline extended to April 15

Since Jio has made a tremendous client base with its free offers, numerous supporters communicated their failure on the organization's new move to charge its clients. For example, If Mr. "Users who do not recharge by the extended date will experience degradation and/ or discontinuation of services". But when it comes to data, a Prime user gets 2GB of data, while a non-Prime user gets 1GB.

Sci-tech Apple fixes 911 cyberattack flaw in latest iOS update
Author: 0 Apple fixes 911 cyberattack flaw in latest iOS update

As we have mentioned earlier, The Wall Street Journal has now reported that the iPhone-maker has resolved the issue in its mobile operating system in a new iOS 10.3 update . The iOS 10.3.2 update is official and it will be coming to several devices down the road. The 911 security flaw surfaced in October after an 18-year-old iOS developer in Arizona discovered and published code that would cause an iPhone to dial 911 over and over again.

Author: 0 SpaceX Makes History by Reusing Falcon 9 Rocket

I was one of the few hundred people who had travelled by bus to the Saturn V Center, part of Kennedy Space Center in Florida, to watch SpaceX attempt to deliver on the promise of reusable rockets. The $6 million fairing achieved its own soft landing in the Atlantic Ocean using an onboard thruster system and a parachute, Musk said. What was noteworthy was that the first stage, or booster, of the rocket had flown once before.

Sci-tech Billionaire Gates meets with Trump to talk foreign aid
Author: 0 Billionaire Gates meets with Trump to talk foreign aid

Mr Trump would even have missed the huge Wall Street rally following his election, assuming he sold off his shares all during the campaign of last year's, the magazine said. (No. 564, $3.4 billion), Tony Tan Caktiong (No. 564, $3.4 billion), David Consunji (No. 630, $3.1 billion), Andrew Tan (No. 814, $2.5 billion), Robert Coyiuto Jr.