• Atlanta Fed Raises Q-2 GDP Growth View to 3.2%
Atlanta Fed Raises Q-2 GDP Growth View to 3.2%

Your credit card issuer or home equity lender is about to bump up your interest rate again, as Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen and her colleagues have raised a key short-term rate for the third time since December. The central bank had pushed rates to near Zero in response to the financial crisis. The widely expected quarter-point in...

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  • When is the Queen's speech and why is it cancelled in 2018?
When is the Queen's speech and why is it cancelled in 2018?

No 10 said the legislative programme set out on Wednesday would feature a "substantial" number of new laws to deliver Brexit as well as a "domestic agenda which aims to tackle the social injustices in our country". Foster had previously said an alliance between the DUP and Conservative Party would help defend Northern Ireland's position as the Unit...

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  • Russia Draws A Line Across Syria After US Shoots Down Syrian Jet
Russia Draws A Line Across Syria After US Shoots Down Syrian Jet

Russia , a key ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad , also said it was suspending a hotline meant to avoid mid-air collisions and called on the U.S.to explain why it shot down Syria's Su-22 bomber. The F/A-18, the ubiquitous fighter aboard all U.S. aircraft carriers, has seen its combat role shift nearly exclusively to air-to-ground. Accor...

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  • East London Mosque evacuated after bomb threat
East London Mosque evacuated after bomb threat

Ms Dick said: "This was quite clearly an attack on Muslims who looked like they were probably Muslims and they were coming from a prayer meeting". An imam was praised after he saved the Finsbury Park attack suspect from being beaten when crowds pulled him from the van he used to kill one and injure many more.

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  • Tech CEOs to visit White House
Tech CEOs to visit White House

After a day of meetings with those and other tech executives at the White House , Trump admitted the feds had to "catch up" with the private sector: He said federal agencies had to deliver "dramatically better services to citizens", for example, while buying cheaper, better technology and adopting "stronger protections from cyberattacks".

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  • After closed-door meeting, Senate GOP says healthcare bill coming soon
After closed-door meeting, Senate GOP says healthcare bill coming soon

That move pleased some moderates but has sparked frustration among conservatives who want to allow states to repeal all of the ObamaCare regulations. As negotiations to reach some middle ground began in earnest Tuesday night, the proposal offered by House GOP leaders would lessen the Senate's proposed state spending levels by $66 million in the...

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  • Protests against Sharia law across the country; Milwaukee Muslims offer alternative
Protests against Sharia law across the country; Milwaukee Muslims offer alternative

Democracy. In a 2007 interview, she infamously said "every practicing Muslim is a radical Muslim". However those against Sharia law... Rally participants and a handful of counter-protesters appeared Saturday in Atlanta's Piedmont Park.

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  • Dutch FM condemns
Dutch FM condemns "horrible" attack on London Mosque

The van reportedly came down the street, mounted the curb and drove into the crowd, according to the BBC . Mohammed Shafiq of the Ramadhan Foundation, a Muslim organization, said that based on eyewitness reports it seems to be a "deliberate attack against innocent Muslims".

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  • Congressman Scalise upgraded to serious condition, speaks with family
Congressman Scalise upgraded to serious condition, speaks with family

Scalise was shot Wednesday morning as a gunman sprayed bullets into a GOP congressional baseball practice. Police and Federal Bureau of Investigation officials declined to confirm media accounts that the list of names Hodgkinson carried was a "kill list"; they said the names were listed without any other comment.

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  • Gingrich on Trump's WH Bid: 'Lot More Fun Than a Yacht'
Gingrich on Trump's WH Bid: 'Lot More Fun Than a Yacht'

On Tuesday morning, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich appeared on The View , where he bemoaned the negative press that has plagued President Donald Trump . On college campuses, for example, students who support Trump say they have received threats - even death threats, Gingrich said. Gingrich has been one of Trump's most voc...

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  • President Trump's travel ban struck down by second appeals court
President Trump's travel ban struck down by second appeals court

It was not immediately clear what "S.C." refers to in his tweet. "We continue to be confident that the President's executive order to protect this country is fully lawful and ultimately will be upheld by the Supreme Court ", Spicer said in a press briefing.

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  • Trump welcomes president of Panama to White House
Trump welcomes president of Panama to White House

President Trump congratulated President Varela on the Panama Canal expansion, which benefits American and Panamanian businesses and is a key driver of economic growth in the region. Varela invited Trump to visit him in Panama, Varela's office said. So I'm really happy to be here today and for four days in Washington , and looking forward to t...

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  • John Oliver Says Trump 'Needs To Stop Lying To Coal Miners'
John Oliver Says Trump 'Needs To Stop Lying To Coal Miners'

Some coal companies are even using solar power, which Oliver says is like "finding out the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was brought to you by Smash Mouth". "Which for this administration is actually uncharacteristically accurate". Trump gained blue collar cred on the campaign trail by promising to get miners back to work .

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  • Who Are The Finsbury Park Mosque Attack Victims?
Who Are The Finsbury Park Mosque Attack Victims?

Mohammed Mahmoud, the imam of Muslim Welfare House who has been hailed a "hero" told reporters later today that a passing police van was flagged down after the attack. "Eight people injured were taken to three separate hospitals; two people were treated at the scene for minor injuries". "We will not allow these terrorists to succeed".

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  • Coconut oil isn't as good for you as you might think
Coconut oil isn't as good for you as you might think

Coconut oil still can be an effective moisturizer or hair conditioner; but it might be wise to opt for vegetable oils or olive oil for cooking and to be wary of the respective saturated fat contents. Some studies have suggested that lauric acid, which makes up about half of coconut oil's saturated fats, does have some unique health benefits : It's...

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  • Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus found in So
Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus found in So

Centers for Disease Control and Pervention reported 19 cases where people were infected as of January 17, 2017. The Health Department will spray pesticide to target mosquitoes if persistent West Nile activity is detected, the agency said.

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  • Shootings kill or injure at least 19 US children each day
Shootings kill or injure at least 19 US children each day

Suicides increased from 2007 to 2014, from 325 to 532. It was compiled by analyzing death certificates and emergency room reports. Its unclear from this report if a good number of these deaths are kids killing other kids. "Preventing such injuries and ensuring that all children have safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments remains ...

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  • Finsbury Park Muslims angry mosque attack called 'attempted murder' and not terrorism
Finsbury Park Muslims angry mosque attack called 'attempted murder' and not terrorism

At least one person was killed and another ten injured when a man rammed a van into pedestrians outside a mosque in Seven Sisters Road. He said the driver had run out of the van but a group of people caught him and held him until police arrived.

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  • US House passes bill to roll back finance regulations
US House passes bill to roll back finance regulations

The House voted 233-186 to pass the new legislation, known as the Financial CHOICE Act . Although repealing Dodd-Frank was a major element of President Trump's campaign, the Senate is more likely to use the House passage more as a guideline, much like it is doing for health care, to develop its own version of financial deregulation .

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  • 79 people presumed dead in London tower block fire
79 people presumed dead in London tower block fire

This included the 30 already confirmed dead, according to Commander Stuart Cundy . She added that "I have heard the concerns and I have ordered immediate action across the board to help victims' relatives and the survivors". The British police fired a stun gun at a man who reached for a knife as he ran towards officers at one of the gates to the...

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