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Former Cuomo Aide Percoco Convicted On Corruption Charges

Former Cuomo Aide Percoco Convicted On Corruption Charges

He faces a maximum of 20 years in prison. The verdict against Joseph Percoco is the highest-profile federal corruption conviction in NY since the 2015 convictions of two former leading state legislators, which were later overturned. "Albany stays on trial", said Blair Horner, executive director of the New York Public Interest Research Group, who called the verdict "a wake-up call to Albany to do something to clean up its ethics act". Consulte Mais Informação

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Netanyahu to Host Last Ditch Talks to Save Crumbling Coalition

Netanyahu to Host Last Ditch Talks to Save Crumbling Coalition

At a meeting on Sunday , influential rabbis reportedly made a decision to stick by the demand that a bill on the military exemption be approved before the budget is passed while rejecting compromise legislation that had been proposed. "In order to continue our great achievements and to stand up to the great challenges before us, we need to continue together", Netanyahu said in a speech before the Knesset. Consulte Mais Informação

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NCAA Tournament UCLA vs. St. Bonaventure

NCAA Tournament UCLA vs. St. Bonaventure

But a 5-0 SU run to end the season that included a 71-61 win over Wagner as 9.5-point underdogs in the conference title game earned LIU Brooklyn an auto-bid as the Northeast Conference champion. The Bruins have a long standing history of success in the NCAA Tournament . "Now they get a chance to play in the NCAA tournament ". "On" Selection Monday" as it was dubbed, it was finally revealed where the Bruins would be seeded, where and when they will play and who they will face. Consulte Mais Informação

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Large-Cap Stocks Mostly Lower on Monday, Tech Stocks Gain

Large-Cap Stocks Mostly Lower on Monday, Tech Stocks Gain

The declines for the Dow comes after a near 2 percent gain for Wall Street on Friday after sluggish wage growth data eased concerns the Federal Reserve might raise interest rates swiftly. Rapid gains in technology stocks have already powered the Nasdaq.IXIC back to its record levels. Last week's gains were also supported by US President Donald Trump's softer stance on his decision to impose import tariffs on steel and aluminum by exempting Canada and Mexico. Consulte Mais Informação

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Roger Stone told two people he was in contact with Julian Assange

Roger Stone told two people he was in contact with Julian Assange

Roger Stone , the longtime Trump consultant and Republican political operative, once boasted to two associates that he knew of the Clinton campaign email hacks before they happened, according to the Washington Post . Last month, it was also revealed Stone had been in contact with Wikileaks in the fall of 2016, despite denying to congressional investigators that he had ever spoken with the organization. Consulte Mais Informação

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Middle East banks remove burdens for foreign investors to buy shares

Middle East banks remove burdens for foreign investors to buy shares

Shares of two of the Middle East's biggest lenders surged Monday after saying they plan to boost foreign ownership limits. Foreign investors now own about 7 percent of QNB, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Dubai's index was nearly flat as Emirates NBD closed unchanged. Losing stocks outnumbered gainers in Dubai by 25 to six. Egypt's index rose 2.1 percent. Consulte Mais Informação

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Kerala alert for fishermen as low pressure intensifies

Kerala alert for fishermen as low pressure intensifies

In his message, chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the entire state is on alert due to the depression which would turn into deep depression and KSDMA has advised fishermen not to venture into the sea till March 15. Coastal control rooms have been directed to remain operational 24x7 till Thursday. The Chief Minister also called for a top level meeting to be attended by authorities such as chief secretary Paul Antony, state police chief Lokanath Behera, fisheries principal secretary B ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Wolfenstein 2: The Deeds of Captain Wilkins DLC Drops Today

Wolfenstein 2: The Deeds of Captain Wilkins DLC Drops Today

The mini-campaign follows United States army veteran Gerald Wilkins as he fights to stop the Sun Gun, which the trailer above bills as the "deadliest weapon ever made". It arrives midnight local time on PS4 and Xbox One, and 7pm ET/11pm GMT on Steam . If all of that sounds interesting to you, this DLC and the previous two expansions are included in the Digital Deluxe Edition and in the Freedom Chronicles Season Pass, which can be purchased digitally for $24.99 (US) / £17.99 (UK) / $34.95 ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Rio diz que secretário-geral

Rio diz que secretário-geral "corrigiu" currículo

Na sua tese de mestrado em Direito, Feliciano Barreiras Duarte faz uma referência à Universidade norte-americana, conforme é possível constatar aqui. A investigadora disse ainda que a carta jamais podia ter sido escrita em português porque não é essa a prática da instituição. Tendo em conta que a solicitação me era feita por um colega com o qual já tinha trabalhado durante algum tempo e que ambos estavam associados a uma universidade portuguesa com a qual a Universidade da Califórnia, ... Consulte Mais Informação

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2G scam: Complete probe in 6 months, SC tells CBI, ED

2G scam: Complete probe in 6 months, SC tells CBI, ED

The bench observed that the investigation has been going on for a long time and people of this country can not be kept in dark in the sensitive matter like this. We are unhappy the way things are going on as the investigation has not seen light of the day. "It is a very unfortunate state of affair that investigation in all the cases pointed by the CAG has not been completed so far", said the bench. Consulte Mais Informação

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Congo opposition leader Katumbi says he will return home by June

Congo opposition leader Katumbi says he will return home by June

Congo, Africa's biggest copper producer and the world's largest source of cobalt, has never had a peaceful transfer of power since independence nearly six decades ago. He left Congo in May 2016 for medical treatment after being accused by prosecutors of hiring mercenaries. The TP Mazembe owner and bankroller is sought after by Congolese authorities over two cases his lawyers says are merely political witch hunts. Consulte Mais Informação

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Apple's 2018 WWDC event starts June 4th

Apple's 2018 WWDC event starts June 4th

Apple confirms that the conference will be livestreamed in the WWDC app for iPhone , iPad , and Apple TV, as well as on the Apple Developer website. While not many details have been given surrounding the new software, we did hear a little while ago Apple plans to refine the experience of using iOS 12 while also offering cross-platform compatibility between iOS and macOS. Consulte Mais Informação

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