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Jason Chaffetz: Kellyanne Conway Promoting Ivanka Trump's Products Was 'Unacceptable'

That appears to violate federal ethics regulations . This is why former White House ethics lawyers balked at Conway's words, House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) called them " unacceptable ", and nonprofit watchdog Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington has already filed a complaint with OGE.

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Facebook just stopped advertisers from targeting users based on race - kinda

With the new tool, Facebook hopes it will be able to more quickly reject discriminatory ads. Particularly where housing, employment and credit opportunity ads are concerned, Facebook will disapprove ads that do no conform to its guidelines and include or exclude multicultural advertising segments.

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Trump faults media while lying about murder rate

Among the most deadly attacks noted in the analysis were a suicide bombing that killed 292 in Baghdad, an attack by Murle tribesmen that killed 208 in Ethiopia and the downing of a Russian airliner by an explosive device that killed 224 people, nearly all of them Russian.

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Twitter's Attracting Addicts, But Not Enough New Users

Shares of the embattled social media company are getting absolutely clobbered Thursday, falling as much as 12% to a session low of $16.53 after the company reported fourth quarter revenue totals that missed Wall Street's estimates. Data licensing and other revenue, on the other hand, grew 14 percent YoY to reach $79 million. Analysts had been modeling $740 million in revenue and 12 cents per share in earnings.

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Undocumented immigrant deported after ICE detainment in Arizona

One of the vans was carrying Garcia de Rayos. "No one, no one should ever go through the pain of having their mom taken away from them or the pain of packing her suitcase". In part, the order calls for the removal of people whose "legal claims to remain in the United States have been lawfully rejected". "The goal of this order is to direct executive departments and agencies (agencies) to employ all lawful means to enforce the immigration laws of the United States", it reads.

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President Trump chats with airline industry execs at White House

The White House has indicated that United States president Donald Trump does not intend to revoke the licence issued to Norwegian Air International that will allow it to fly from Cork and Shannon to Boston and NY. Trump promised to reduce regulatory and tax burdens on the airline industry. A Norwegian Air spokesman has said that the company is doing exactly what the United States administration wants, and that it will announce plans for new routes between Ireland and the U.S.