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President Buhari absent again at FEC meeting

President Buhari absent again at FEC meeting Quoting verbatim the relevant section of his briefing, Mr. Mohammed said: "he (the President) wanted to rest today". "In addition, he also asked that all his files be taken home to him and he will be working from home TODAY". "We also resolved to give the national leadership all the support it needs. And we will continue to pray for the improvement of his health". Kaduna State Governor Nasir e... [Full Article...]

Ann Coulter UC Berkeley speaking event clash sparks lawsuit

Ann Coulter UC Berkeley speaking event clash sparks lawsuit The school offered to schedule her talk for September, and when Coulter refused, the university offered a 1 p.m. appearance on May 2. Outraged, Coulter meant to speak anyway, which I fully support. Coulter has vowed to speak April 27, as originally scheduled. The lawsuit comes after the university canceled Coulter's appearance last week on the grounds that the officials and campus police deter... [Full Article...]

PET sets formal proceedings on Marcos-Robredo protests

PET sets formal proceedings on Marcos-Robredo protests It would determine stipulations or admissions of facts and documents to avoid unnecessary proof, the simplification of the issues, the limitation of the number of witnesses, the most expeditious manner for the retrieval of ballot boxes containing the ballots, election returns, certificates of canvass, and other election documents involved in the case. [Full Article...]

Wounded vet crosses finish line in Boston Marathon

Wounded vet crosses finish line in Boston Marathon Her bib number from the 1967 Boston Marathon - 261 - is sometimes worn by women on their arms when they race. Monday, bib number 17144 crossed the finish line thinking of the woman who came before her, and the ones that run alongside her. [Full Article...]

Haryana CM meets Canadian Minister

Haryana CM meets Canadian Minister The chief minister's refusal to meet the Canadian minister has baffled many. "That will possibly lead to further discussions, towards possibly a defence cooperation agreement but we're not there yet", Sajjan said. "But we also had to remind them that ... the Liberal Party of Ontario is not the federal Liberal Party of Canada". It was Sajjan's first visit to India in his capacity as cabinet m... [Full Article...]

Puff, puff, pass: Liberals table legislation to legalize marijuana

As Ottawa works toward squeezing out illegal producers of marijuana, federal officials are anxious that a shortage of cannabis would hurt their plans in the initial stages of legalization. Marijuana legalization was a campaign promise of Prime Minster Justin Trudeau. Goodale made a point of noting the existing laws remain in effect until the new legislation is formally proclaimed the law of the ... [Full Article...]

California judge OKs Cummins' move back to Tennessee

Cummins and Elizabeth were discovered last week in a remote cabin in Cecilville, California, after a tipster saw the pair and contacted authorities on Wednesday night, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. Cummins is charged with transportation of a minor across state lines for the objective of criminal sexual intercourse. Cummins' wife said that before he left town, he had p... [Full Article...]

Attorney asks for privacy as Thomas family focuses on Elizabeth

A federal judge in California on Monday approved a request to transfer Cummins back to Tennessee, where he will face charges of kidnapping the teenage girl. The pair's disappearance March 13 came after Cummins was investigated by the school system when another student reported seeing the then-married teacher kiss the girl at the Culleoka Unit School. [Full Article...]

Fastest Perfect Game Ever: Bowler Rolls a 300 Game in 87 Seconds

Fastest Perfect Game Ever: Bowler Rolls a 300 Game in 87 Seconds Ketola tried three times April 1 but his best effort was seven in a row and 11 out of 12 strikes in 1:35. A 23-year-old amateur bowler completed a flawless game in under 90 seconds on April 5, setting what is believed to be a new world record . [Full Article...]

Former President George HW Bush hospitalized for pneumonia

Former President George H.W. Bush arrives on the field for a coin toss before the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots in Houston . The former president spent two weeks in Methodist back in January with pneumonia. Great to spend time with @GeorgeHWBush & Mrs. In today's statement , Bush's office noted that "Mr". [Full Article...]

Middlesbrough helps survival bid with win over Sunderland

Middlesbrough helps survival bid with win over Sunderland Middlesbrough are winless in their last three Premier League encounters against Sunderland at the Riverside (D2 L1), last facing off in the top-flight in January 2009 (1-1 draw). The team desperately needs three points if they are to even think about staying up. Middlesbrough have done the double over Sunderland for the first time since the 2002/03 season. [Full Article...]

Drugged drivers now raising same kind of alarms as drunk drivers

Drugged drivers now raising same kind of alarms as drunk drivers The Governors Highway Safety Association and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility , national nonprofit safety groups, reported that 43 percent of fatally injured drivers with known test results tested positive for drugs, while 38 percent tested positive for alcohol. [Full Article...]

Sharapova returns to tennis after 15-month doping ban

Although men's world No.1 Andy Murray and former women's world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki also spoke out against handing wild cards to players who are coming back from a doping ban, there has also been support for Sharapova. When asked to comment on the Pole complaining about her "grunting" at the 2012 Australian Open, where Radwanska lost in the quarterfinals to another "grunter", Victoria Azarenka... [Full Article...]

Medical Pot Laws Seen Boosting Non-Medical Cannabis Use

Medical Pot Laws Seen Boosting Non-Medical Cannabis Use The study included survey data analysis from 118,497 adults completing the National Longitudinal Alcohol Epidemiologic Survey (1991-1992), the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (2001-2002) or the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions III (2012-2013). [Full Article...]

Fight brews in Pennsylvania Senate over Planned Parenthood

Fight brews in Pennsylvania Senate over Planned Parenthood Meanwhile, the prime sponsor of the legislation said during a hearing that he doesn't know how much money would be saved if the bill were to pass ... then admitted he's unclear on what services Planned Parenthood actually provides. SB 300's supporters, however, have noted that there would be no overall cutbacks in family planning funding. The panel approved the bill Wednesday on a party-line vot... [Full Article...]

Elisabeth Moss On How Dark 'The Handmaid's Tale' Gets

Elisabeth Moss On How Dark 'The Handmaid's Tale' Gets As each of the 4,000 books is removed from the artwork, quotes from Atwood's anti-authoritarian novel and others inspired by it are revealed, like "I will bear no more" and "Her story is our story". So you don't want to forget that she was there ― there's no objectivity, it's Offred telling stories of herself, of her life. Offred views everyone with suspicion, because, really, anyone could be ou... [Full Article...]

Jury to Begin Weighing Possible Death Sentence for Pennsylvania Trooper Ambush Killer

Cpl. Bryon Dickson, 38, was killed in the ambush, and Trooper Alex Douglass, 33, was critically wounded. Prosecutors accused Frein of malingering, and the judge refused the defense request. During the conversation, the two talked about the media attention from the manhunt and letters Frein had received in jail from reporters seeking interviews. [Full Article...]

Mayor Barrett Urges Milwaukee Residents to Wear Denim April 26

Mayor Barrett Urges Milwaukee Residents to Wear Denim April 26 The Denim Day campaign kicked off Tuesday at the Center for Women and Families. The instructor was convicted, but the sentence was overturned after a court determined that because the victim wore tight jeans and may have helped remove them, the attack on her was consensual sex. [Full Article...]

Sukma ambush: Neighbouring states seal borders with Chhattisgarh to 'flush out' Maoists

The bodies of all jawans , it said, have been airlifted to Raipur , while the six injured have been admitted to a hospital in the state capital. Terming the Naxal attack on CRPF personnel in Chhattisgarh in which 25 jawans were killed as a "cowardly" act, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today the sacrifice of the fearless soldiers would not go in vain. [Full Article...]

Huge bomb kills 36 ISIS fighters in Afghanistan

Huge bomb kills 36 ISIS fighters in Afghanistan Thursday's assault is the first time the United States used the MOAB in combat, thought it's not the largest bomb in the country's military arsenal. "It was the right time to use it tactically against the right target on the battlefield, and it has enabled us to resume our offensive operations". Why was the area targeted? The Site Intelligence Group, which tracks extremist organizations, r... [Full Article...]


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