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UK retail sales suffer worst quarter in a year after March snow

British retail sales recorded their biggest quarterly fall in a year during the three months to March, after unusually cold and snowy weather kept shoppers at home. Retail sales volumes in March were 1.2 percent lower than the month before as a period of unseasonal snow and cold weather dubbed 'The Beast from the East' kept shoppers at home, a bigger fall than economists had expected in a Reuters poll. For the first quarter as a whole, sales volumes dropped b

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Democrats say briefings did not support Trump's claim of FBI 'spy'

WASHINGTON Democratic lawmakers said on Thursday they heard nothing in classified briefings by the FBI and intelligence officials to support President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated allegation that the agency placed a "spy" into his 2016 presidential campaign to help his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. | Video