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Activist resigns after congressman writes letter to employer

Activist resigns after congressman writes letter to employer

According to Federal Election Commission records, Mr O'Dowd has given $700 to Mr Frelinghuysen during previous elections and contributes to lobbying groups for bankers who have met with Mr Frelinghuysen. He is also part of a New Jersey political dynasty that dates back to the Revolutionary War. That group has about 20 paid lobbyists in Washington, according to disclosure statements filed with Congress. Consulte Mais Informação

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Netflix blocks rooted Android devices after latest update

Netflix blocks rooted Android devices after latest update

That's not to say the app has stopped working entirely on rooted users' devices. The term refers to "root access", which gives the end user control over options that the phone's manufacturer had previously prevented them from accessing. Probably more worringly is that Netflix seems to have disappeared for some unlocked devices without custom ROMs. Hence, Netflix might have taken this call to dissuade users from rooting their android devices. Consulte Mais Informação

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39-Year-Old Emmanuel Macron Inaugurated

39-Year-Old Emmanuel Macron Inaugurated

Macron, a first-time candidate and political independent, won over 23% in Sunday's (April 23) election and National Front leader Le Pen received over 21% in the first round run-off. Macron, once Hollande's economy minister, then accompanied his former mentor down the red carpet to a waiting vehicle. "In order to be the man of one's country, one must be the man of your time", Mr Fabius told him, quoting the Romantic-era French writer Chateaubriand. Consulte Mais Informação

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NK missile launch demonstrates strides in ICBM development: United States expert

NK missile launch demonstrates strides in ICBM development: United States expert

North Korea on Sunday launched what it said was a new type of "medium long-range" ballistic rocket that can carry a heavy nuclear warhead. "Given this test and the possible North Korean path forward, a closer look will be needed to see how much progress has been made, and what technologies the North may have demonstrated, as will a reassessment of their ICBM program in that new light", he said. Consulte Mais Informação

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2 injured in UT stabbings released from hospital

2 injured in UT stabbings released from hospital

An administrator with the Graham school district, northwest of Fort Worth, identified the person who was killed as Harrison Brown, who graduated from the high school there before enrolling at the university. White, who was booked on a murder charge, will face additional counts, authorities said. Their explanation did little to appease students who were upset that they had learned about the attack from social media, and not from Texas authorities. Consulte Mais Informação

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Tillerson reaffirms US' continued ties with South-East Asia

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson gives a double thumbs-up as he arrives to speak to State Department employees, Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at the State Department in Washington . The United States has conducted freedom of navigation operations to challenge South China Sea claims, angering China, but not yet under Trump. Some Washington-based experts said the US needs to put more focus on countering North Korea's threats than the maritime disputes. Consulte Mais Informação

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Hong Kong rejects asylum for refugees who sheltered Snowden

Hong Kong rejects asylum for refugees who sheltered Snowden

Snowden", Tibbo said. "This guy is the most wanted man in the world and he had a big hug with me", Rodel said. "I am very anxious". His whereabouts during the two weeks in Hong Kong remained unknown until fairly recently. This means they will not be sent back to their home country, but they will still not be granted any formal legal status in Hong Kong. The family of Sri Lankan asylum seeker Ajith Pushpakumara, a former soldier from Sri Lanka who has been living in Hong Kong since ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump suggests he might drop daily press briefings

Other House Democrats sent their own letter : "Under normal circumstances, we would not consider credible any claims that the White House may have taped conversations of meetings with the president". and secondly his credibility has been destroyed". "It is not possible for my surrogates to stand at podium with flawless accuracy!" he tweeted, ignoring the fact that if a White House loses all credibility, it has nothing left. Consulte Mais Informação

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Journalist Arrested for Questioning HHS Secretary on GOP Health Care Bill

Journalist Arrested for Questioning HHS Secretary on GOP Health Care Bill

Police arrested the journalist who they said was trying "aggressively" to get past Secret Service agents and yelling questions at U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price during his visit to the state. According to Peter Sterne, a senior reporter at the Freedom of the Press Foundation who has been collecting data on press freedom incidents in the U.S.in preparation for the foundation's launch of a "U.S. Consulte Mais Informação

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French ex-premier pledges allegiance to Macron's movement

Le Pen, 48, defiantly claimed the mantle of France's main opposition in calling on "all patriots to join us" in constituting a "new political force". The statement from Macron's former boss - Macron was economy minister when Valls was premier - shows how the political map is being re-drawn in France in the wake of the 39-year-old's crushing victory over far-right candidate Marine Le Pen on Sunday. Consulte Mais Informação

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