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Anthony Weiner to plead guilty to charge of sexting with teen girl

The government is seeking a term of 21 months to 27 months in jail on the single count of transferring obscene material to a minor, though with no mandatory minimum the judge could still give him probation. Weiner was staying home in Manhattan to take care of the couple's son, who is now 5. Those emails were found as part of the ongoing probe of Weiner , officials told NBC News at the time .


G7 commit to tackling cyber attacks

G7 commit to tackling cyber attacks

The final statement from the Bari meeting included a reference to "working to strengthen the contribution of trade to our economies", a word-for-word reproduction from March's G-20 in Baden-Baden, Germany. "I am quite confident that the development will continue, that the USA administration will engage more strongly in this process". Whilst the final communique included some wording referring to fighting inequality and financial inclusiveness of the global economy as a desirable target, ...


Sessions revives failed drug policies

Sessions revives failed drug policies

He cited the country's opioid addiction and rising murder rates in cities such as Chicago and Memphis, Tennessee. When it comes to drug crimes specifically, a 2015 Pew survey found that harsher federal sentencing laws for drug offenses introduced in the 1980s and 1990s had not led to a reduction in drug use.



Pure Storage (PSTG) Given Media Impact Score of 0.22

Given the stock's recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company's recent data. A number of research firms have recently issued reports on PSTG. Susquehanna "Upgrades" Pure Storage Inc (NYSE:PSTG) in a research note issued to investors on 4/04/17 to Positive with price target of $15. The mean rating score for this stock is at 3.10.



Texas advances new abortion limits despite court defeats

That contentious provision was added to a bill requiring burying or cremating fetal remains from abortions, even though a federal judge has already blocked an existing Texas state rule mandating the same thing. The U.S. Supreme Court voided much of that law and Justice Stephen Breyer wrote in the majority opinion that it failed to offer "medical benefits" sufficient to justify the burdens placed on women.


Facebook Will Livestream 20 Major League Baseball Games (FB)

Facebook Will Livestream 20 Major League Baseball Games (FB)

A game streamed each Friday night for the remainder of the season will be accessible to everyone on Facebook in the U.S. Baseball is coming to your Facebook page. Under the deal, Facebook would broadcast games on Friday nights that would be available for every U.S. user on Facebook via the social network's Major League Baseball page, according to Variety.