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People Government shutdown could 'inflict serious pain' on millions, labor leader says
Author: 0 Government shutdown could 'inflict serious pain' on millions, labor leader says

Let's take a look. The House voted Thursday night to avert a government shutdown, sending the bill on to the Senate, where its future is much less certain. Federal mortgage approval, as well as veterans and unemployment benefits, could be delayed as well. Together the two Virginia Congressmen represent almost 120,000 federal employees.

People Kevin Davis is new Baltimore police commissioner
Author: 0 Kevin Davis is new Baltimore police commissioner

We need violence to go down". Darryl DeSousa, the previous deputy police commissioner, stood beside Pugh, as she announced that he will take over for current commissioner Kevin Davis . DeSousa. As many as 2,000 criminal cases are believed to have been botched or impacted by the officers' shady behavior. Det. There were 343 homicides in 2017 and homicide Detective Sean Suiter was fatally shot with his own gun one day prior to testifying against other officers before a federal grand jury.

People Rand Paul attacker to plead guilty
Author: 0 Rand Paul attacker to plead guilty

Police say the assault began after Senator Paul piled brush up in the corner of the neighboring yards. Boucher has been charged with assaulting a member of congress resulting in personal injury, a felony under federal law. He has pleaded not guilty to that charge. Boucher tackled Paul, resulting in the senator sustaining a half-dozen broken ribs and related complications including pneumonia.

Author: 0 House Passes Spending Measure to Avert Shutdown; Senate Debate Resumes Friday

Congress has been struggling since October to resolve the issue and the current Bill is endangered because of the deep rift between Republicans and Democrats on immigration issues that have found their way into the funding fight. If it means failing to renew the children's health program which the House-passed bill funded for a full six years - apparently that's just fine with those on the other side.

People President steps to forefront of anti-abortion movement
Author: 0 President steps to forefront of anti-abortion movement

I took an oath to do no harm, and it is unconscionable to me that a medical provider could kill a baby who survived a horrific procedure like abortion. "But this movement can only succeed with the heart and the soul and the prayer of the people", the President said. About 76 percent of Americans support stricter laws on abortion, according to a new Marist Poll , a finding that is part of a consistent trend in data the company has collected in the past decade.

People Asia Minute: New Zealand's Prime Minister Expecting in June
Author: 0 Asia Minute: New Zealand's Prime Minister Expecting in June

Jacinda Ardern, who became New Zealand's Prime Minister in October, attracted global attention when she denounced television interviewers who had asked whether she planned to have children if elected. While some of a conservative bent will tut-tut at the Prime Minister having a baby (and out of wedlock no less), the fact the most powerful person in the country can become a mother, and that her partner Clarke Gayford will be the child's primary caregiver, sets a very positive and empowering ...

People DACA in limbo as Trump and lawmakers point fingers
Author: 0 DACA in limbo as Trump and lawmakers point fingers

The deal included a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers and $1.6 billion for border security , including Trump's promised border wall. But even there, Republican leaders are working with a thin margin. A new report from the Justice and Homeland Security Departments said that almost three-fourths of the 549 worldwide terror-related convictions in USA courts since the September 11 attacks in 2001 involved foreign-born individuals, including 148 granted citizenship after arriving in the ...

Author: 0 Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) Gapping Lower -1.02%

Volume in the last session has increased compared with C's average trading volume. About 5.81M shares traded. Kelley Thomas M . sold $2.31 million worth of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC ) on Thursday, December 14. San Francisco Sentry Invest (Ca) has 0.05% invested in Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS). Mason Capital Management Llc, which manages about $13.63 billion and $3.16 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Bhp Billiton Plc (NYSE:BBL) by 1.29M shares to 2.81M shares, ...

People DOJ Plans To Ask The Supreme Court To Intervene On DACA
Author: 0 DOJ Plans To Ask The Supreme Court To Intervene On DACA

There is a another challenge to the ban still resting with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit in Richmond. After the current ban was announced, courts in Seattle and Maryland ruled it was unlawful, prompting the administration to appeal.

People 5 natural disaster strikes Mexico
Author: 0 5 natural disaster strikes Mexico

It was 48 miles Northeast of Loreto, Mexico. Tsunami warnings have not been put in place for the quake, despite it hitting beneath the sea. Coasts along the gulf back onto deserts and are dotted with small towns and fishing villages. According to De La Cruz, "all safety protocols were activated", with schools and hospitals evacuated following the tremor, which "was felt moderately" in Baja California Sur.

People Trump is fit for duty, but should lose weight: White House doctor
Author: 0 Trump is fit for duty, but should lose weight: White House doctor

However, a NY driver's licence issued to Trump in 2012 recorded his height as 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 metres), meaning the President has grown two centimetres in five years, something highly unusual for a 71-year-old man. But Jackson said he will be figuring out a low-impact aerobic exercise machine in the White House gym for Trump, as well as bringing in a nutritionist to work with the kitchen staff to lower his intake of carbohydrates and fats.

Author: 0 House passes stopgap spending bill, Senate fate uncertain

The house passed the bill after the freedom caucus republicans won promises from republican party leadership and the president for future laws. But a mix of Democrats and Republicans in the Senate who oppose the House bill for varying reasons left the measure in a precarious spot.

People Connecticut doesn't make list for new Amazon headquarters
Author: 0 Connecticut doesn't make list for new Amazon headquarters

San Antonio , which took itself out of the running in October, may not be on the list , but tech and business leaders are excited, not envious. The area is vibrant with business and diverse in population but with many high-tech oriented young people; it boasts multiple universities, has good public schools, and has good locations for potential sites.

People German center-left leaders push for talks with Merkel
Author: 0 German center-left leaders push for talks with Merkel

Her conservative alliance and the Social Democratic Party scored their worst results in decades, prompting the SPD to vow to go into opposition after two stints as Merkel's junior coalition partner. "We are seeking approval for coalition talks, and we can do that with good reason", Nahles told the newspaper group. A third of SPD delegates are still undecided about whether or not to move to formal talks, according to Nahles.

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Author: 0 "Completely senseless": Boys charged after vandalism killed half a million bees

As they are underage, their names have not been released. It is under police investigation since all 50 hives were destroyed, killing hundreds of thousands of bees . Bees are a precious natural resource-an estimated 35 percent of food production is dependent on pollination from the insects. The incident led to the bees freezing to death and cost more than $60,000 (£43,400) in damages.

People Fichtner tabbed as Steelers offensive coordinator
Author: 0 Fichtner tabbed as Steelers offensive coordinator

Todd Haley will be leaving the team since the Steelers are letting him walk following the expiration of his contract, NFL.com reports . Besides, from a football perspective, an offensive coordinator inheriting a cast as supreme as the one that the Steelers now boast will face high expectations - but might only need to manage games for Pittsburgh to be successful.

People The Omarosa Tapes: Former Trump Staffer May Have Recorded WH Convos
Author: 0 The Omarosa Tapes: Former Trump Staffer May Have Recorded WH Convos

Manigault Newman is also reportedly seeking meetings with lawyers as she is concerned that she will become part of Mueller's probe into possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. Manigault, who the Cut said retained her TV-diva ways in the White House, either was sacked or resigned from her White House job in December. The White House and Manigault Newman did not return the Daily News' requests for comment.

People The DOJ Is Retrying Bob Menendez
Author: 0 The DOJ Is Retrying Bob Menendez

Mr. Menendez had been charged with 12 counts of corruption, including six counts of bribery and three counts of honest services fraud. "The decision to retry this case was made based on the facts and the law, following a careful review". Defense lawyers argued that the gifts including luxury vacations were an expression of the pair's longtime friendship and weren't bribes. Prosecutors said Menendez pressured government officials on Melgen's behalf over an $8.9 million Medicare billing ...

People Republicans rally for public release of memo on FISA abuses
Author: 0 Republicans rally for public release of memo on FISA abuses

Congressman Meadows was joined by other lawmakers who saw the memo, and who are pressing for its public release. Rep. Mike Conaway (R-Texas), who is leading the House Intelligence Committee's inquiry into Russia's role in the 2016 election, said it would be "real dangerous" to release the memo because it includes classified information.

People Dogs found in Turpin 'torture home' to be raffled
Author: 0 Dogs found in Turpin 'torture home' to be raffled

Today they plead not guilty to a raft of abuse and torture charges. "It smelled. It's filthy". - Evidence from inside the home indicate the victims were often not released from their chains to go to the bathroom. In one she talks about being "filled with fear" during a very traumatic childhood in which she watched her mother getting "beaten and raped". Hestrin called the teen the "bright spot" in the tragic story.

People State education department addresses missile scare
Author: 0 State education department addresses missile scare

Michael Kucharek, spokesman for the North American Aerospace Defence Command in Colorado Springs, Colorado, said NORAD and the U.S. Northern Command are still trying to verify what happened in Hawaii - but that "NORAD did not see anything that indicated any sort of threat to Hawaii".

People 'Enormous Threat' Seen As Authoritarian Rulers Encouraged By Trump
Author: 0 'Enormous Threat' Seen As Authoritarian Rulers Encouraged By Trump

President Donald Trump was prominently featured in Human Rights Watch's 2018 World Report - and not in a good way. Its executive director, Kenneth Roth , struck out at President Donald Trump in a post with the report. Rather than condemning the killings, HRW argued in its report that Trump "seemed to mainly admire Duterte's "strongman" qualities". The White House has been contacted for comment.

People Alabama promotes Locksley to OC
Author: 0 Alabama promotes Locksley to OC

Locksley, 48, would over play-calling duties from Brian Daboll, who returned to the National Football League after a one-year stint in Tuscaloosa when he was named as the Buffalo Bills' offensive coordinator late last week. He also spent three seasons in the same position at IL from 2006-08. In 2013, Locksley helped Maryland surpass 5,000 yards for just the fourth time in school history and the first time since 2003.

People Vonn dominates Cortina downhill training again
Author: 0 Vonn dominates Cortina downhill training again

Italy's Sofia Goggia, who lead an Italian sweep in Bad Kleinkirchheim, Austria last week, was fourth and American Mikaela Shiffrin fifth fastest a full 1.76sec off the pace. As a junior ski racer, Mancuso came blazing on to the scene - grabbing an American record eight Junior World Championship medals. This was her first time racing a World Cup downhill at a venue other than Lake Louise, Alberta.

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