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Jason Greenblatt: Trump order to fight anti-Semitism at colleges shows he strongly supports Jews and Israel

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President Trump’s signing of an executive order Wednesday requiring colleges and universities to protect Jewish students from anti-Semitic discrimination or lose federal funds is further evidence that the president is a true friend of the Jewish people and the Jewish state of Israel. From the time Donald Trump first ran for office – and then Read More

Parkland Fuel Corporation Announces December 2019 Dividend

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CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Parkland Fuel Corporation (“Parkland”) (TSX:PKI) announces that a dividend of $0.0995 per share will be paid on January 15, 2020 to shareholders of record on December 20, 2019. The dividend will be an ‘eligible dividend’ for Canadian income tax purposes. The ex-dividend date is December 19, 2019. Read More

Instant View: Fed stands pat on rates, expects no change in 2020

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday held interest rates steady and signaled borrowing costs are likely to remain unchanged indefinitely, with moderate economic growth and low unemployment expected to continue through next year’s presidential election. FILE PHOTO: A cyclist passes the Federal Reserve building in Washington, DC, U.S., August 22, 2018. Read More

Fed keeps interest rates on hold amid ‘favorable’ economic outlook

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday held interest rates steady and signaled borrowing costs are likely to remain unchanged indefinitely, with moderate economic growth and low unemployment expected to continue through next year’s presidential election. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell holds a news conference following the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Read More

Genealogy hobbyist database sells out to FBI-linked forensic genetic sequencing firm

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A controversial genetics database has turned over 1.3 million customer profiles – believed to overlap with 60 percent of white Americans’ DNA – to a forensics firm that mines genetic data for law enforcement. What could go wrong? GEDMatch, one of the world’s largest repositories of genetic data, has been purchased by Verogen, an FBI-linked Read More

Living the dream: the commoners who bought a French castle

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LES TROIS-MOUTIERS, France (Reuters) – For most of the year, Willy Nanlohij, a 62-year-old retired bank worker, lives with his wife Hilda in a comfortable yet unremarkable home in the Dutch city of Enschede. But on Saturday night, the couple were trying out their new status as owners of a fairytale French chateau that dates Read More

Banksy’s flying reindeer highlight Christmas homeless plight

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BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) – Elusive British street artist Banksy has highlighted the issue of rough sleeping in a seasonal mural showing two flying reindeer pulling a homeless man on a street-bench sleigh. The artwork, created in Banksy’s trademark stencilled graffiti style, appeared in Birmingham central England over the weekend. A video posted on Banksy’s Instagram Read More

Budapest bikers hand out sandwiches and hope for Christmas

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BUDAPEST (Reuters) – On a chilly evening before Christmas, more than a dozen cyclists emerge from the basement of an old apartment building in Budapest with backpacks full of sandwiches to feed the homeless. Volunteers of Budapest Bike Maffia, a Hungarian civil organization of biking fans who help the poor and homeless, make sandwiches to Read More

UPDATE 4-Oil prices fall as U.S. crude stocks jump

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Oil prices dropped almost 1% on Wednesday following a surprise build in U.S. crude inventories, and as investors waited to see if a fresh round of tariffs by Washington on Chinese goods would come into force on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Oil pump jacks work at sunset near Midland, Texas, U.S., August 21, Read More

Trump administration’s new food stamp policy stirs debate over work requirements

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How the Trump administration’s new food stamp restrictions may affect certain states The Trump administration last week proposed a new rule implementing work requirements for those in the Supplemental Nutrition Program, or SNAP. Conservative columnist and author Tom Basile argues policies like these are why President Trump was elected while Coalition on Human Needs Executive Read More