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One Woman Rolls Her Eyes and Captivates a Nation

One Woman Rolls Her Eyes and Captivates a Nation The eye-roll has spawned gifs, memes, and has been named, somewhat crudely, "question asking bitch". The incident unfolded on live television during a media session on the sidelines of the National People's Congress (NPC), where high-level officials field often pre-approved questions, mostly from domestic media. [Full Article...]

Student Walkout Planned ZHS to Honor Victims

Student Walkout Planned ZHS to Honor Victims Each minute will honor the victims killed in the incident at Stoneman Douglass High School. The issue also hits home for 17-year-old Fatima Younis, an EMPOWER organizer from Frederick, Md. I think that really has shaped a lot of our childhood. "We also know that some people have suggested that educators should also participate". "We're exhausted of negotiating with our elected officials - we've be... [Full Article...]

Boom: Federal Court Allows Texas To Enforce Governor's Anti-Sanctuary City Law

Boom: Federal Court Allows Texas To Enforce Governor's Anti-Sanctuary City Law People protest outside a speech by US Attorney General Jeff Sessions March 7, 2018, in Sacramento, California. The law, known as Senate Bill 4 , calls for jail for police chiefs, sheriffs and possibly frontline officers who fail to cooperate over US immigration. [Full Article...]

Southern California Evacuations Lifted After Mudslide Threat Wanes

Southern California Evacuations Lifted After Mudslide Threat Wanes Anywhere from 0.5 to 1.5 inches is predicted during that window, he said, with the higher totals expected in the mountains and foothills. A release sent out by the county Monday afternoon noted that county emergency officials have learned lessons from the recent storms that have them better prepared for future events. [Full Article...]

Duterte withdrawing Philippines from Int'l Criminal Court

Duterte withdrawing Philippines from Int'l Criminal Court He said the United Nations expert on extrajudicial killings, Agnes Callamard, had without any proof "pictured me as a ruthless violator of human rights" who was directly responsible for homicide. "Also, we can not get out of ICC jurisdiction just like that". The Hague-based tribunal announced last month that it had opened a preliminary examination of a complaint filed past year by a Philip... [Full Article...]

Met Eireann weather forecast for today and tonight

Met Eireann weather forecast for today and tonight Saturday night will be very cold and frosty". Met Eireann have said that: "St Patrick's weekend will be very cold". The forecaster also issued a Status Yellow weather warning ahead of blustery conditions in Ireland this week. Meanwhile, revelers heading to Trafalgar Square on Sunday for London's St Patrick's Day celebrations are in for a chilly one, with snow showers expected to last until a... [Full Article...]

Seaside High teacher believed to have accidentally fired gun in class

Seaside High teacher believed to have accidentally fired gun in class Dennis Alexander accidentally fired a pistol while discussing public safety in a Seaside High School classroom, according to police. . The teacher was identified as Dennis Alexander, a reserve police officer for Sand City, according to a press release from the Seaside Police Department. [Full Article...]

Do you approve of the proposal to hike NJ's sales tax?

Do you approve of the proposal to hike NJ's sales tax? Murphy is proposing raising the tax on incomes above $1 million from the top bracket of 8.97 percent to 10.75 percent. Assembly Democratic leaders said in a statement that they "promise" to review the proposals. The hike is estimated to generate more than $750 million. The Democratic governor is expected to announce an increase for the state's millionaire's tax, an idea that has angered some Rep... [Full Article...]

Illinois Men Suspected in Minn. Mosque Bombing

Illinois Men Suspected in Minn. Mosque Bombing A statement from the US attorney's office in Springfield said the men were arrested on charges of possession of a machine gun. Charging documents allege the four men possessed assault rifles from October 2017 to March 2018. According to the federal affidavit, one of the suspects, McWhorter, said the group bombed the mosque to "scare [Muslims] out of the country" and to "show them [Muslims], '... [Full Article...]

Grand Alliance, NDA poised for retaining their seats in Bihar by-polls

Grand Alliance, NDA poised for retaining their seats in Bihar by-polls After the by-election for three seats in Bihar , the preparations to elect candidates for the vacant seat has been completed in Araria . The former ally of current ruling party JD (U) is leading by 23,187 with 3,33,050 votes with BJP trailing behind mananging 3,09,863 votes. [Full Article...]

Merkel elected to fourth term by German parliament

Merkel elected to fourth term by German parliament Lawmakers are due to vote Merkel back in as chancellor on Wednesday, when she and her cabinet are also due to be sworn in. Following a disastrous election result that came after four years as Merkel's junior coalition partner, the Social Democrats agreed to join the new government only after lengthy internal wrangling. [Full Article...]

President Donald Trump unloads school gun control issue

President Donald Trump unloads school gun control issue The result was the set of proposals that emerged Sunday, which calls for federal spending to help states train school staff in firearms use; allow military veterans and retired police officers to work as school safety officers; support for a watered-down bill to improve background checks; a call to states to allow judges to approve seizing weapons from people who pose a "red-flag" threat to them... [Full Article...]

The Distance Between Tillerson's State Dept. And Trump's White House

The Distance Between Tillerson's State Dept. And Trump's White House During his farewell address , Tillerson confirmed reports that he didn't receive a call from Trump until around noon - more than three hours after news broke that he had been replaced. "I am grateful to President Trump for the opportunity, and humbled by his confidence in me, to be nominated to be the next director of the Central Intelligence Agency", Haspel said in a statement . [Full Article...]

Iran backs Kashmir cause while telling Pakistan to join Chabahar project

Iran backs Kashmir cause while telling Pakistan to join Chabahar project Iran would not allow anybody to hurt Pakistan from its territory, much like Pakistan would not allow its soil to be used against Iran, he said, while delivering a lecture at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) yesterday, according to Dawn newspaper. [Full Article...]

Trump not so tough on guns

Trump not so tough on guns The Guardian: Trump Plans To Arm Teachers But Drops Pledge On Gun Purchase Age Limit - "The Trump administration will use existing justice department funding to help train teachers and other school personnel to use firearms in an attempt to "harden" schools against mass shooting attacks, the White House announced on Sunday". [Full Article...]

Tillerson sacking spells doom for Iran nuclear deal

Tillerson sacking spells doom for Iran nuclear deal If confirmed by the U.S. Senate , Haspel would become the first woman to head the Central Intelligence Agency, after serving as deputy director since February 2017. Evans Revere, a former senior USA diplomat who dealt with North Korea under President George W. Bush , said Trump's move sends "a bad signal about the role of diplomacy". [Full Article...]

Lok Sabha bypolls in UP: Counting of votes tomorrow

Lok Sabha bypolls in UP: Counting of votes tomorrow The Gorakhpur seat has been with the BJP since 1989. The results of the Phulpur and Gorakhpur Lok Sabha bypolls will be announced on Wednesday and the results can be significant in light of the 2019 general elections. Moreover, it will also be interesting to see whether Adityanath and Maurya, both stalwarts in their party, can transfer their support base to the new BJP candidates. [Full Article...]

Rice Midstream Partners LP (RMP) Technical Fundamentals and Valuation

Manhattan Assocs Inc now has $3.09 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.64% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $108.3. About 52,140 shares traded. Stifel Nicolaus has "Buy" rating and $30.0 target. Vetr upgraded Philip Morris International Inc. The firm has "Buy" rating by SunTrust given on Tuesday, October 3. [Full Article...]

Trump eyes Rick Perry to replace VA secretary

Trump eyes Rick Perry to replace VA secretary Meanwhile, Shulkin reportedly believes that Trump appointees within the department have been conspiring against him and embarked on a campaign to purge the VA of disloyal employees. But perhaps Shulkin's most egregious move in the White House's eyes has been his attempts to color himself in the media as acting with the administration's blessing. [Full Article...]

Suspect in Haley Anderson homicide apprehended, Nicaraguan news reports say

Suspect in Haley Anderson homicide apprehended, Nicaraguan news reports say Nicaraguan authorities told WABC-TV that Tercero had been detained and transferred to a prison in El Chipote, 40 miles southwest of the capitol, Managua. Tercero allegedly "fled the United States via worldwide air to Nicaragua prior to the discovery of Haley Anderson's deceased body", according to a statement released by police. [Full Article...]


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