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Apple, tech stocks lead Wall Street rally

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The three major U.S. stock indexes rose more than 1 percent on Friday after weaker-than-expected U.S. wage growth helped to calm investor fears about rising interest rates and inflation, though the S&P 500 and Dow Industrials still posted losses for the week. Apple Inc (AAPL.O) provided …

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Trump back in step with NRA after doubts over Parkland shooting

DALLAS (Reuters) – President Donald Trump enthusiastically embraced the National Rifle Association on Friday, vowing not to tighten U.S. firearms laws despite suggesting after a Florida school shooting that he would take on the powerful gun-rights group. At the NRA’s annual convention in Dallas, Trump called again for arming teachers …

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Health service faces its darkest hours

For over a week and a half now, the health service has faced perhaps its biggest crisis with the cervical cancer controversy. Women affected have been shocked, some key staff have resigned, or moved aside and the Government has been struggling to keep up with the pace of revelations. We …

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Trump asks Bill Belichick, Mariano Rivera, Herschel Walker, Misty May-Treanor to join sports council

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick was reportedly appointed to President Trump’s Council on Sports and Fitness and Nutrition.  (Reuters) New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick, retired MLB closer Mariano Rivera and Olympic gold medal-winning beach volleyball star Misty May-Treanor are among those set to be appointed to President Trump’s …

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North Korea changes its time zone to match South

Image copyright EPA North Korea is changing its time zone to match the South after last week’s inter-Korean summit, according to its state media. The country will move its clocks forward by 30 minutes on Saturday, said the official KCNA news agency. The reset is “the first practical step” to …

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Man charged with assaulting garda in Galway

A 33-year-old man has appeared at Galway District Court charged in connection with an incident in Oranmore today in which a garda received a number of injuries. Niall Alvey, with an address at Gleann Dara, Rahoon, Galway city was charged with assault causing harm to the garda who is a member …

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NSA says searches of Americans' data spiked in 2017

NSA headquarters in Ft. Meade, Md. (Image: file photo) New figures reveal a sharp increase in the number of searches of Americans’ calls and messages by the intelligence community during the Trump administration’s first year in office. The figures, published Friday by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence …

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