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Preet Bharara Given a Hero's Farewell on His Last Day in Office

Preet Bharara Given a Hero's Farewell on His Last Day in Office

Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara said on Saturday he was sacked after President Donald Trump's attorney general, Jeff Sessions, formally asked the remaining 46 chief federal prosecutors appointed by the Obama administration to resign.


Crude Oil Futures - Weekly Outlook: March 27 - 31

Crude Oil Futures - Weekly Outlook: March 27 - 31

Therefore at Nigeria's production figure/ Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) quota of 2.2 million barrels per day, Nigeria's excess crude oil revenue have dropped from $12.1 million to $7.7 million per day as at yesterday.



Health bill pulled as Republicans lack votes

During an interview Sunday on ABC's "This Week", Schumer said President Trump never called Democrats on healthcare reform. "You just had to be against it", Ryan told reporters after cancelling the vote. That unnerved GOP moderates, especially those in districts won by Democrat Hillary Clinton a year ago, who were anxious about tens of thousands of constituents losing Medicaid or older voters being forced to pay more .


Shailene Woodley Pleads Guilty to DAPL Trespassing Case

Shailene Woodley Pleads Guilty to DAPL Trespassing Case

The terms of the plea deal include Shailene pleading guilty to one count of disorderly conduct. She was broadcasting on Facebook Live throughout the protest and her entire arrest was caught on video. She had initially pled not guilty to misdemeanor charges of criminal trespassing and participating in a riot, and was looking at a potential 60-day jail stay along with a hefty fine.


House pulls GOP healthcare bill minutes before vote

House pulls GOP healthcare bill minutes before vote

The US House of Representatives - similar to the Lok Sabha of the Indian Parliament - has 435 members. The Republican party enjoys a simple majority in the House with 235 members. "We were very very close". It was a very tight margin. And because the GOP cannot afford more than 22 defections from its members due to unified Democratic opposition, focus on Hurd's support intensified as the House prepares to take a crucial vote on the legislation.