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California moves up 2020 presidential primary to Super Tuesday

California moves up 2020 presidential primary to Super Tuesday Kamala Harris, who has been rumored as a potential Democratic presidential candidate in 2020. Elected officials and Democratic leaders said the bill gives California the spotlight it deserves given its record of pushing the national conversation around immigration and other issues. [Full Article...]

Trump administration proposes to cut refugee cap to 45000

Trump administration proposes to cut refugee cap to 45000 In the 2016 fiscal year, the United States welcomed 84,995 refugees from around the world. The lower refugee cap is a continuation of Trump's hardline stance on immigration. "It's tragic", said Robert Carey, former director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement under Obama. USA officials say the new cap advances national security interests and reflects the country's capacity to properly screen... [Full Article...]

Yankees fan ejected for trying to tip pitches for Gary Sanchez

Yankees fan ejected for trying to tip pitches for Gary Sanchez The Red Sox lost 9-4 at home to Toronto . Ramos thought he had his second slam in five days. "I've got six games left and I just want to finish strong", Hicks said . In his second season with the Yankees , Hicks entered the day with a.265 average, 13 home runs and 48 RBIs. The great grab gave him confidence. With its 17th win in 23 games, NY (88-69) moved 19 games over.500 for the first tim... [Full Article...]

North Korea may struggle to shoot U.S. bombers out of the sky

North Korea may struggle to shoot U.S. bombers out of the sky The U.S. has gamed out four or five different scenarios for how the crisis with North Korea will be resolved, and "some are uglier than others", National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster voiced confidence that the U.S. could, for example, impose a military blockade if it chose, perhaps even as a part of a multinational effort. [Full Article...]

How do we help children cope with fear of nuclear war?

How do we help children cope with fear of nuclear war? However, Gen McMaster also acknowledged the risks of escalation with any United States military option. It holds that on receipt of intelligence that North Korean armed forces are preparing to attack, South Korea will execute an attack plan meant to take out North Korea's main threats to the South Korean armed forces and populace before they can be used. [Full Article...]

French president seeks joint EU budget

French president seeks joint EU budget In a almost two-hour speech delivered two days after the German election in which Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative CDU/CSU bloc scored its worst result since 1949, limiting her freedom to manoeuvre on Europe, the 39-year-old French president held little back in terms of sweep, self-assurance and aspiration. [Full Article...]

US slaps sanctions on 8 North Korean banks

US slaps sanctions on 8 North Korean banks The sanctions rely on an executive order Mr Trump signed last week to target North Korea's access to the worldwide banking system. USA press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders then had to clarify to journalists that the president had not declared war on the rogue state. [Full Article...]

Weakened Merkel faces challenges in reshaping Europe

Weakened Merkel faces challenges in reshaping Europe Macron will need to find a form of words that keeps his vision alive while somehow keeping Merkel, the FDP and the Greens inside the tent. Spokesman Steffen Seibert said Merkel welcomes the fact that Macron on Tuesday "spoke with so much European passion and produced a lot of material for the necessary debate on Europe's future". [Full Article...]

Stage set for battle between Pakistan and Sri Lanka

Stage set for battle between Pakistan and Sri Lanka We had a good chat with the boys. If Sri Lanka's first-choice attack is available through the two Tests, those three bowlers represent a reliable - if not quite menacing - attack. He has no doubt in his mind that his team, with a mix of young and the experienced will make a smooth transition and is ready to embrace a new "dawn" in Tests. [Full Article...]

Russia Destroys Chemical Weapons, and Faults US for Not Doing So

Russia Destroys Chemical Weapons, and Faults US for Not Doing So The Organisation for the Prevention of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), praised Russian Federation for sticking to its global obligations. "I congratulate Russian Federation and I commend all of their experts who were involved for their professionalism and dedication". [Full Article...]

Will Hurricane Maria Hit North Carolina?

Will Hurricane Maria Hit North Carolina? Power had been restored to a handful of hospitals and surrounding areas by Monday afternoon but Public Affairs Secretary Ramon Rosario said it will take months to fully restore power to the island. Maria's sustained winds weakened Sunday to 90 miles per hour from 105 miles per hour earlier in the day, the NHC said. Roughly 1,200 miles to the east, Hurricane Lee is the exact opposite of Maria. [Full Article...]

After German election, Macron to set out his vision for Europe

After German election, Macron to set out his vision for Europe Merkel must now try to form a government likely to include the Free Democratic Party (FDP), whose leader Christian Lindner is an outspoken critic of Macron's European agenda and who considers a eurozone budget to be a "red line". The outcome of the German election means the liberal Free Democrats are nearly certain to be part of Angela Merkel's next coalition government and they are skeptical of... [Full Article...]

'I threw eggs at his auto, I wanted to run him over'

'I threw eggs at his auto, I wanted to run him over' According to his statements to the police, the boyfriend said that Davis almost hit him with her auto multiple times and that he feared for his life. The father of two told police Davis nearly struck him several times and that he was scared for his life. [Full Article...]

Jared Kushner is registered to vote in NY as a woman

Jared Kushner is registered to vote in NY as a woman Public registration records show that when Kushner registered to vote in 2008, he indicated that his gender was a female. Did he just accidentally fill out the form incorrectly? "Kushner can't even fill out the most basic paperwork without screwing it up, so it's a mystery why anyone thinks he's somehow going to bring peace to the Middle East", said Brad Bainum , a spokesperson for the group.... [Full Article...]

Senator Collins leaning against voting for Republican healthcare bill

Senator Collins leaning against voting for Republican healthcare bill Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas told "Fox and Friends". "You can call it what you want, but that's the only reason we don't have it, because of John McCain ", Trump said. "(He) has served this country in uniform, who is a prisoner of war, who was actually told, you know what, you can be released from prison because your father is really powerful, he's a powerful man, just walk out of the prison, go... [Full Article...]

US Lawmakers Ask Facebook, Twitter for Information on Anti-fracking Ads

US Lawmakers Ask Facebook, Twitter for Information on Anti-fracking Ads Facebook chose to take this significant step last week after suspecting that these ads were linked to Russian Federation. A U.S. House committee investigating whether Russia has tried to influence U.S. The investigation found approximately $100,000 in ad spending from June 2015 to May 2017 associated with roughly 3,000 ads. The letters are part of the committee's broader oversight of "what appea... [Full Article...]

Coroner's report adds some details on ex-detainee's death

Coroner's report adds some details on ex-detainee's death Kanter also said Otto's "skin was in good condition, and he was well-nourished when he arrived at our facility". On Tuesday, Fred and Cindy Warmbier said they felt the need to speak out on their son's death in the wake of North Korea's threats against President Donald Trump and the United States. [Full Article...]

United States charges four college basketball coaches in bribery scheme

United States charges four college basketball coaches in bribery scheme One of those coaches is Oklahoma State University's Lamont Evans. A few days after the Cowboys' first-round NCAA tournament defeat, IL named Underwood its head coach. "We learned of these charges (Tuesday) morning and of course will support the ongoing criminal federal investigation". Beasley went on to say much more, and says he never got paid to play at Kansas State, but thinks that college pl... [Full Article...]

Gase says Timmons handled business before return to team

Gase says Timmons handled business before return to team Meanwhile, their literal search for one of their key defensive players has come to an end, as linebacker Lawrence Timmons will be rejoining the team this week. The Dolphins (1-1) travel to London to face New Orleans (1-2), an important game for Miami, which suffered a 20-6 loss to the underdog New York Jets last week. [Full Article...]

'Saturday Night Live' Reveals New Cast Members

'Saturday Night Live' Reveals New Cast Members NBC has announced that three new featured players will make their debut on Saturday Night Live when the season premiere airs this weekend on September 30 with host Ryan Gosling . Gardner also writes on Supermansion , which should help her in the fast-paced world of SNL , where often times new cast members need to write sketches for themselves in order to ensure a decent amount of time o... [Full Article...]


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