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World Media Chelsea Manning has filed to run for U.S. senate in Maryland
Author: 0 Chelsea Manning has filed to run for U.S. senate in Maryland

Manning's filing was received January 11, according to Federal Election Commission records. Cardin was easily re-elected in 2012, beating his Republican challenger by 30 points in the heavily-Democratic state. "The world is a better place with her as a free woman, and this latest news makes it clear she is only beginning to make her mark on it". The transgender activist and whistleblower served seven years in prison before she was released in May 2017 .

World Media Massive power outage reported as storm Eleanor sweeps across Ireland
Author: 0 Massive power outage reported as storm Eleanor sweeps across Ireland

Streets around the docks in Galway on the west coast were flooded after high tides breached the sea defences, prompting the deployment of about two dozen troops to support flood defence efforts. Irish state electricity company ESB said that by noon Wednesday (1200 GMT), electricity had been restored to 134,000 customers, but 16,000 homes, farms and businesses remained without power.

World Media Attorney General Jeff Sessions Has Made us Stronger
Author: 0 Attorney General Jeff Sessions Has Made us Stronger

A federal judge in California in 2015 considered the issue, but then decided it was up to Congress to change the law if it wishes. Sessions has argued that he does not see marijuana use as a states' rights issue, however. Under the Sessions policy reversal, a cancer patient now using a marijuana-based drug to ease pain or nausea may have that right taken away. On Jan.

Author: 0 Senators to pursue immigration deal over president's objections

In an oddly-timed coincidence, the U.S. president on Friday signed a declaration honoring the civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr, three days before the federal holiday celebrated in his honor. Democrat members of Congress said the remark clearly showed Mr Trump was racist. In a tweet Friday morning, Trump said he used "tough" language at the meeting.

World Media Arizona congresswoman Martha McSally to GOP: 'Grow a pair of ovaries'
Author: 0 Arizona congresswoman Martha McSally to GOP: 'Grow a pair of ovaries'

On Tuesday, Arpaio announced his candidacy for the Senate seat now held by Jeff Flake (R-Az), a vocal Trump critic who will not be seeking re-election. "I absolutely refused to bow down to sharia law", she says. Like McCain and Flake in recent campaigns, McSally probably will have to run to the right in the primary and, if she prevails, pivot toward the political center for what most observers expect would be a tough general-election campaign against U.S.

World Media Immigration Activist Ravi Ragbir Facing Deportation After ICE Arrest
Author: 0 Immigration Activist Ravi Ragbir Facing Deportation After ICE Arrest

At least 18 others were arrested including City Council members Ydanis Rodriguez and Jumaane Williams. Meanwhile, photos showed NYPD officers grabbing Rodriguez by the neck and putting him in a chokehold. "Today, after more than two decades of living in this country, he was detained by ICE and removed in an ambulance". In 2011, the NY field office of ICE granted him a stay of removal.

World Media India Eases Foreign Investment Rules To Push Growth
Author: 0 India Eases Foreign Investment Rules To Push Growth

By allowing 49% FDI in Air India, the government will likely get more bidders and hence a better valuation. And to expedite such privatisation move, the government has now made this announcement of permitting 49 per cent FDI. Regarding the decision of the government of allowing 100 per cent FDI in single-brand retail trade, the CITU-the trade union of the CPI (M) - condemned the move and said that the decision would increase the hardship of traditional retail market .

World Media Pence to head delegation to South Korea Olympics
Author: 0 Pence to head delegation to South Korea Olympics

Referring to Pence's visits to Seoul and Tokyo, Jarrod Agen, Pence's deputy chief of staff, said, "The vice president will reaffirm to the leaders of Japan and South Korea the United States' unwavering commitment to our allies and to deter and defend against the North Korean threat".

World Media Netanyahu-Putin meeting date to be agreed on soon - Israeli embassy
Author: 0 Netanyahu-Putin meeting date to be agreed on soon - Israeli embassy

Last month, India joined the overwhelming Assembly majority to vote for the resolution that demanded that the United States comply with Security Council decisions against changing the status of Jerusalem. On Tuesday, Mr Netanyahu will visit the Taj Mahal and then attend the annual "Raisina Dialogue" geo-political conference, news agency AFP reported. The two leaders are expected to travel from the Ahmedabad airport to the Sabarmati Ashram in the city by road, people familiar with the plan ...

World Media Chelsea v Leicester on Premier League Live
Author: 0 Chelsea v Leicester on Premier League Live

Chelsea are expected to field a full-strength side against Leicester . Captain Gary Cahill was rested for the midweek Carabao Cup semi-final first-leg with Arsenal and could return in defence. They play at home. Jose Mourinho and Carlo Ancelotti also won 25, with Mourinho drawing and Ancelotti losing their 31st home games in charge. Since August 2014, Vardy has scored more Premier League goals against "big six" opposition than any other player (22 goals in 41 apps).

World Media Arizona trails Oregon State 22-21 at halftime
Author: 0 Arizona trails Oregon State 22-21 at halftime

The Ducks dominated the paint, outscoring Arizona State 38-16 inside and scoring 15 second-chance points on 15 offensive rebounds. They also assisted on 17 of their 28 made field goals, a 60.7 percent assist rate. The Wildcats are hoping to get there this season. The Wildcats knocked down 20 of their 26 free throws (76.9 percent) and had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (41.9 vs.

World Media 'S**thole' countries hit back at Trump
Author: 0 'S**thole' countries hit back at Trump

USA politicians from both parties condemned Mr Trump , with Mia Love, the Republican Representative and daughter of Haitian immigrants, saying the comments were "unkind, divisive, elitist, and fly in the face of our nation's values". At this moment, our lawmakers are negotiating for a solution for DREAMers . Their future, he insisted , "should not be used as a bargaining chip to negotiate the most severe and restrictive immigration and security measures possible".

World Media Texas man charged with murder in death of 3-year-old daughter
Author: 0 Texas man charged with murder in death of 3-year-old daughter

Wesley Mathews later changed his statement to say that she died after choking while he was forcing her to drink milk, following which he was arrested . Wesley Mathews initially told police Sherin disappeared after he punished her by sending her out in the night to stand by a tree near the home. He later said that he had been trying to force her to drink milk as part of a special diet, which required her to eat whenever she was awake to gain weight - he said the child had developmental ...

World Media Palestinians killed in clashes with Israeli troops in Gaza, West Bank
Author: 0 Palestinians killed in clashes with Israeli troops in Gaza, West Bank

Soldiers opened fire because the Palestinians "posed a threat". Soldiers open fire on stone-throwing demonstrators in Gaza and the West Bank, killing two teens and wounding others. The mission of the European Union in Ramallah and Jerusalem on Friday expressed its concern after the recent arrests of Palestinian minors by Israeli authorities and the death of a teenager shot by Israeli forces.

World Media John Williams Confirms Return For Star Wars Episode IX
Author: 0 John Williams Confirms Return For Star Wars Episode IX

For any fans who think director Rian Johnson was being all willy-nilly with Star Wars mythology, the chat with these Lucasfilm Story Group members indicates that there was plenty of thought when it came to introducing new concepts into the universe.

World Media Trump in 'excellent health,' according to his presidential fitness exam
Author: 0 Trump in 'excellent health,' according to his presidential fitness exam

Dr. Ronny Jackson gave the exam to Trump at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., right before the president departed for a holiday weekend at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla. He also said Trump took Crestor, a cholesterol lowering statin; a low dose of aspirin to prevent heart attacks; antibiotics to treat skin rosacea; and Propecia for baldness.

World Media China Ordered 184 Airbus Planes
Author: 0 China Ordered 184 Airbus Planes

Macron , who is the first foreign head of state to visit China this year, is nonetheless trying to woo China on environmental cooperation now that Beijing stands as the world leader in green efforts since the U.S. Securing A380 sales in China has become a priority for Airbus , after the aircraft's main buyer, Dubai's Emirates Airline, failed to close an expected order for 30 new jets late a year ago.

Author: 0 Trump says US-Norway ties 'robust'

Prior to this meeting with Trump, Solberg had a press conference with the Norwegian media, after which she chose to catch a few Pokemon during her brief time off. "When.nobody's found any collusion at any level, it seems unlikely that you'd even have an interview ". Trump has often invoked Feinstein on the collusion issue.

World Media President Trump Honors the Legacy of Dr. King
Author: 0 President Trump Honors the Legacy of Dr. King

A dessert reception will follow the service. New Damascus Baptist Church and Rickards Chapel will have a joint service honoring King at 3 p.m. Sunday at New Damascus Baptist, which is on Damascus Church Road off N.C. Martin Luther King Jr . The historic site will be the first national park honoring an African American. She called on people to rally for social justice and educational equality and criticized people who are partying and daydreaming instead of studying.

World Media Democrats want to interview Ivanka Trump in Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Democrats want to interview Ivanka Trump in Russian Federation probe

There was no collusion , everybody including the Dems knows there was no collusion , & yet on and on it goes. Committee Democrats have also been accused of being behind a leak of inaccurate details of an email sent to Trump Jr. "By the way, that's a treasonous act". Trump was referring to a series of text messages between Peter Strzok, one of the FBI's top Russian counterintelligence experts, and Federal Bureau of Investigation lawyer Lisa Page.

World Media HUD Awards Grants To Northern Illinois
Author: 0 HUD Awards Grants To Northern Illinois

Nationwide, the grants totaled more than $2 billion. According to a HUD media statement , "HUD's Continuum of Care grants provide critically needed support to local programs on the front lines of serving individuals and families experiencing homelessness".

World Media McMaster: Relations Between US And Pakistan Can No Longer Bear Contradictions
Author: 0 McMaster: Relations Between US And Pakistan Can No Longer Bear Contradictions

Launching a scathing attack at Pakistan , Trump wrote that Pakistan was providing "safe haven to terrorists we continue to hunt in Afghanistan ". On Monday, Pakistan's Foreign Office summoned US Ambassador David Hale to record a protest over Trump's tweet . "No, I haven't seen any change yet in their behavior", Nicholson told reporters after a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation defense ministers meeting in Brussels when asked whether Pakistan was cooperating more in ...

World Media North Korean athletes should not be accepted to the Olympics
Author: 0 North Korean athletes should not be accepted to the Olympics

According to a readout of the call, "President Trump expressed his openness to holding talks between the United States and North Korea at the appropriate time, under the right circumstances". But the president added that the talks wouldn't necessarily be held without preconditions, saying that Kim "knows I'm not messing around". Asked if he had spoken to Kim, Trump said "I don't want to comment on it".

World Media Turkey warns citizens travelling to United States of arbitrary arrest
Author: 0 Turkey warns citizens travelling to United States of arbitrary arrest

As Turkish Daily Sabah writes in the article Turkey issues travel warning for United States, cites increase in terror attacks, "an apparent increase in terror attacks and violent incidents in the USA has been seen recently". The banker's trial heard testimony about corruption from senior Turkish officials. The U.S.' refusal to extradite Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ) leader Fethullah Gülen, who was a mastermind behind the July 15, 2016 failed coup attempt, is one of the longest-standing ...

World Media U.S. issues 'Level 2 travel advisory to India' for its citizens
Author: 0 U.S. issues 'Level 2 travel advisory to India' for its citizens

The State Department, on Wednesday, issued a new travel advisory for several countries including India, and placed countries from Level 1 to 4. Level four means do not travel due to the greater likelihood of life-threatening risks. India has received a rank or Level 2 , indicating "exercise increased caution" while Pakistan has been ranked at Level 3 , indicating "reconsider travel".

World Media The 10 important lessons we learned from the 2017 college football season
Author: 0 The 10 important lessons we learned from the 2017 college football season

Hurts did not sulk on the sideline and Saban said he was an asset to Tagovailoa during the game. "One of the unique qualities about Hawaii is that whenever you see a local person shine, on a national stage especially, we all have this certain pride that we feel and especially when they do it with humility and class like he did last night", Lee said.

World Media Kentucky becomes the first state allowed to impose Medicaid work requirement
Author: 0 Kentucky becomes the first state allowed to impose Medicaid work requirement

Those generally include requirements for recipients to be working, be looking for work, volunteering or in school. Also off the hook are the more than 10 million enrollees who have a disability. The activities include jobs training , community service or education. However, they will not be allowed to use federal Medicaid funding to finance these services.

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