Daily Archives: December 2, 2017

Trump urged Senate Republicans to drop panel’s Russia probe, report says

President Donald Trump repeatedly urged senior Senate Republicans over the summer to end the Senate Intelligence Committee’s probe into Russian meddling within the 2016 election, including the panel’s chairman, the fresh York Times reported on Thursday, citing several lawmakers along with also also aides. Senator Richard Burr, the committee’s chairman, said in an interview This kind of week Trump told ...

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White House staff exits likely as Trump’s first year draws to a close: Sources

Trump is usually considering a plan to oust Tillerson, whose relationship has been strained by the top U.S. diplomat’s softer line on North Korea as well as various other differences, senior administration officials said. A State Department spokeswoman said Tillerson’s chief of staff had been told by the White House which the reports of Tillerson being replaced were not true. ...

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Oil near 2½-year highs after OPEC extends output cuts

Heinz-Peter Bader | Reuters Saudi Arabia’s Oil Minister Khalid al-Falih listens during a news conference after an OPEC meeting in Vienna, Austria, November 30, 2017. Oil prices spiked higher on Friday, heading toward 2½-year highs the morning after two dozen crude-producing nations agreed to limit their output through the end of 2018. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude prices rocketed up ...

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Cedars-Sinai gives out Fitbits to help its patients get home sooner

Getting out of bed after a surgery will be often a challenge. At Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, the doctors have figured out a fresh way to motivate patients: Fitbits. The hospital will be giving out Fitbit activity trackers to its patients after knee replacements, hip replacements in addition to different surgeries, to encourage them to start walking short distances. ...

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