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Trump lawyer Marc Kasowitz is stepping aside from the president’s legal team

Marc Kasowitz, the head of President Donald Trump’s outside legal team representing him in the Russia investigation is reportedly stepping aside, according to multiple reports published Thursday night. CBS News White House correspondent Major Garret first tweetedKasowitz was “out” as Trump’s attorney, while New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman tweeted he was “not gone,” but had a “lesser role.” The news comes amid reports of Trump reshuffling his circle of attorneys as the Trump-Russia probe looms over his presidency. Kasowitz received criticism for a series of profanity-laced email exchanges he had with what…

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Twitter Appoints New Global Media Team Head

Micro-blogging website Twitter has tapped long-time executive Ross Hoffman as the company’s new vice president of global media – in the third appointment to that role in the last six months. Hoffman, who was most recently senior director of brand strategy and has been at the company in various roles since 2010, is taking over the media team from Nathan Hubbard, who late last month announced he was leaving the company, a report on technology website Re/code said on Thursday. Twitter confirmed the move to the publication, with a spokesperson…

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Apple Forms Team to Explore Changes to App Store: Report

Apple has formed a secret team to explore changes to its App Store, including a new strategy for charging developers to have their apps more prominently displayed, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the plans. The iPhone maker is considering paid searches, similar to Google’s model, where companies would have to pay to have their apps appear among top search results based on what a customer is seeking, Bloomberg said. About 100 employees are working on the project, including many engineers from Apple’s advertising group iAd, which is being scaled…

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‘We Want Our Tricolour Back,’ Students To Central Team At NIT Srinagar

Students of NIT who are from outside Kashmir, clashed with the police at the institute’s gate when they were prevented from leaving the campus. SRINAGAR: In a packed hall at the National Institute of Technology in Srinagar, a student representative today told visiting officials from the Centre’s education ministry that they want the institute shifted out of Srinagar and want action taken against policemen who lathicharged student protesters late on Tuesday evening. “And we want our national flag back from the police,” he said amid loud cheers from fellow students,…

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