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James Comey criticizes President Trump for suggesting he should be jailed


But the story does not end there. Comey, in the midst of promoting his memoir that hit bookstore shelves just hours earlier, said he worries that Americans have come to accept Trump's bluster as the new normal. After he was tossed to the curb by the president, a special counsel was appointed to take over that probe. Speaking on Sunday's "Reliable Sources" on CNN, former presidential adviser David Gergen said that Comey "can be a showboat". Read More »

Leafs Stop The Bruins 4-2


But the collective understanding among Leafs on Saturday morning was that bemoaning Kadri's loss would not help carve into the obvious discrepancy between the first-round opponents following the one-sided series opener. It was a rough night for the Bruins first line as Bergeron, and Pastrnak finished at -2, and Brad Marchand finished at -3. The Leafs knew Boston's top line would be hard to stop, but have been blindsided by its talent all series. Read More »

Tuesday is tax filing deadline


Even if taxpayers are applying for an extension and they owe money, they still have to pay by Tuesday, Roseman said. Each year, roughly 10 million extensions forms are filed with the IRS. What happens if you absolutely can not meet the deadline to file your taxes before April 17? "While you generally have three years to file a return and get a refund , you won't receive a refund until you file your return". Read More »

Trump calls Comey 'Slippery' in Twitter attack, ahead of interview, book release


He said the public was "duty bound " to vote Trump out of office in the next election. Comey went on, saying Trump is "ego-driven and about personal loyalty", comparing the President a mafia boss. I still think that guy is an idiot, but, you know, he's kind of an honest idiot. Mueller's team is investigating, among other charges, the possibility that Trump's firing of his FBI chief was meant to obstruct the ongoing investigation into possible collusion between his campaign and ... Read More »

Jasper County school superintendent leaving district June 30


Now, the board is considering the possibility of closing two schools: Parker Elementary School and Virgil Elementary School. "And so far, what we've said we've needed to do, we've done", said Watts. "I just can't see how that's legal to have any type of action on the superintendent without the board". She said "your current superintendent and your board have done (well) working on this". Read More »

Trump's attorneys ask to review documents seized from Cohen in Federal Bureau of Investigation raid


Lawyers for Cohen appeared without their client at a hearing Friday before U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood in Manhattan federal court. President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen , facilitated a payment plan totaling $1.6 million past year to a former Playboy model who says she became pregnant by Elliott Broidy, a leading GOP fundraiser, a source tells CNN . Read More »

Starbucks CEO Apologizes for Racist Arrests at Philadelphia Store


The apology came as the furor built over a videotaped incident in which police at a Starbucks in the Center City district of downtown Philadelphia arrested the men Thursday after store employees said they were trespassing. Some Philadelphians thought Johnson's apology was "too little, too latte", as written on one protest sign, and met outside the Starbucks where the arrests took place to protest. Read More »

SpaceX launch of NASA's planet hunting satellite from Cape Canaveral delayed


An illustration of the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite in space . TESS is slated to launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida , at 6:32 p.m. EDT on April 16 aboard a 230-foot-tall Falcon 9 rocket. The launch of the James Webb telescope, the most powerful space telescope to date, is now slated for 2020 and will continue research done by TESS. Since different gases absorb different light wavelengths, planet atmospheres can be pretty quickly determined, once viable candidates are found. Read More »

Facebook tracks data from non-users, and keeps it from them


Zuckerberg said "no". He also said that he would not like anyone to know who he had called and messaged a week before the hearing. In all, Zuckerberg attended almost 10 hours of hearings. People have the ability to share a wide variety of content on Facebook . The question is: how can Mark Zuckerberg create value for an ad-free Facebook in order to survive without advertising? For example, if Facebook user A uploads the address and phone number of person B who may or may not ... Read More »

16th victim of Humboldt Broncos crash dies in hospital


Cherry and co-host Ron MacLean also spoke about their experience visiting Humboldt, Sask., earlier in the week and attending the vigil held in the team's arena. So did Canadian women's hockey Olympian Hayley Wickenheiser. Teenage boys, you know what I mean? "I said, 'We have to do something to get all of the teams on board - every team, league and association, ' " Middleton said. Read More »

Paul Ryan hints at whom he'd back to replace him as speaker


A top GOP fundraiser, Eric Tanenblatt, said he expects Ryan to remain a force in a tough cycle. "Enough donors from the old Romney-Ryan world will write checks to Ryan to save the majority". Democrats began to evoke Ryan in campaign spots, seeing him as an easier target than Trump in some districts. Donald Trump won the district by more than 10 percentage points. Read More »

Treasure just misses a medal at Commonwealth Games

Stridsman dominated the fight, winning via a unanimous 5-0 decision over England's Paige Murney for the 60kg gold medal. Gary Neville was cheering on from his living room in the early hours of the morning, United Kingdom time. Hopefully we can back this up. This could be Mary Kom's first and last appearance at the Commonwealth Games . English visually impaired cyclist Sophie Thornhill won gold in the women's sprint from a field of two. Read More »

Find 'settings' easily with Facebook bookmarks menu facelift


One, Zuckerberg revealed he was among the 87 million Facebook users whose data was improperly accessed by the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica . Citizens can not be stopped from accessing services of companies amassing huge data like Facebook and Google and the only way to safeguard interests is to ask them to store the data domestically, a senior official from the government's cybersecurity body said. Read More »

Tesla booted from US crash investigation


In the fourth quarter of 2017, Tesla posted an adjusted loss of $3.04 per share, better than the$3.16 loss that Wall Street analysts had expected. Its shares rose 2.3 percent. Why is EPS essential to watch? Consumers Union has called for Tesla to stop testing the cars with its buyers, and Friedman said the company shouldn't use the name Autopilot because it implies that the cars can drive themselves. Read More »

Zuckerberg assures Congress that Facebook is not listening to users' conversations


Facebook is often quite deliberate in its characterisations of "your data", rejecting the notion that it "owns" user data. We use the data that people put into the system in order to make them more relevant. I scoff, because that's not Facebook's mission. Forty times the internet mogul told lawmakers he had no answers at hand and would get back to them later. Read More »

Senate Committee To Question Facebook CEO About Privacy Scandal

Under the heading "Defend Facebook " were the words, "If attacked: Respectfully, I reject that". Kennedy asked Zuckerberg if Facebook can give users "a greater right to erase" and share data, to which Zuckerberg replied that Facebook already gives those rights to users. Read More »

Crosby pots hat trick as Penguins crush Flyers to take Game 1


Is a rivalry still a rivalry in a league that has made a concerted effort against over-the-top hits and where fighting is truly a rare sight? Aside from the absurd rate in which both teams found the back of the net, three Penguins players received suspensions for extracurricular activities, then head coach Dan Bylsma was fined $10,000, and Claude Giroux was deemed ready to take over Sidney Crosby's spot as top player in the world. Read More »

Deutsche Bank CEO Cryan out, Sewing in

After taking over in 2015, British-born Mr Cryan, 57, has battled the fallout from a series of scandals as well as three years of reported losses. An expanded version of this report appears on ( Read More »

Tax deadline looms: Should you file for an extension?


If you held it less than 12 months (short-term) the gain is taxed as ordinary income. The statement continues stating that for any individual guilty of filing a fake return is exposed to a maximum prison sentence of three years and a maximum fine of Dollars 250,000. Read More »

IPL 2018: Astrologer predicts winner of CSK vs KKR clash, check


But Harbhajan Singh bowled beautifully to send back Narine (12). Robin Uthappa joined Lynn at the crease but in the sixth over, Lynn (22) is clean bowled by Ravindra Jadeja . Uthappa punched the ball to covers and hesitated while taking the single allowing Raina, still one of the best fielders around, to effect a sharp direct run out. Read More »

Shares to buy from the think tanks:, Inc


Year-to-date, AMZN has gained 22.70%, versus a -0.33% rise in the benchmark S&P 500 index during the same period. While it's true that the US Postal Service delivers around 40% of Amazon's packages, Michael Plunkett, former vice president at the Postal Service, told NPR that the Postal Service does not in fact lose money delivering Amazon's or anyone else's packages. Read More »

Facebook secretly deleted Mark Zuckerberg messages from recipients' inboxes


And it blocks messages that don't comply. To most people, this seemed like a power used exclusively to remove damaging evidence, but Facebook is claiming they have been working on this feature for all users. The company also announced Wednesday a slew of changes to its privacy policies. "For the first time in history, people are sharing information about themselves online in ways that may help determine how to improve their health", she said . Read More »

U.S. threatens $100 bn more tariffs on Chinese products


While the proposed tariff on American propane probably won't hurt US companies as much as intended, Yuanta Securities predicts duties on oil will rattle investors. The ministry also vowed to take "comprehensive countermeasures", according to Xinhua, although it did not add further details. "Under these conditions, the two sides can not conduct any negotiations on this issue ", Gao said, without elaborating. Read More »

U.S. business to Trump: Don't go through with China tariffs


White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday that if China doesn't give in to the USA, the proposed tariffs will lock into place. Fair trade and dealing with China's perceived abuses is an important issue for the USA president's core supporters and has qualified backing from some elements of the US business community. Read More »