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'Gerrymandering' returns before US Supreme Court

'Gerrymandering' returns before US Supreme Court But Roberts was among several justices, including liberal justices who seemed inclined to side with the challengers, who raised a procedural problem that could keep the court from deciding the merits of the case. The Court generally takes several months to resolve cases, at which point both candidates and state officials would have little time to prepare for an election in a brand new district. [Full Article...]

Jeremy Corbyn accused of failing to address backlog of anti-Semitism cases

Jeremy Corbyn accused of failing to address backlog of anti-Semitism cases The claim is likely to increase the pressure on Corbyn, who acknowledged on Monday (March 26) that Labour has been "too slow" in dealing with cases of anti-Semitism and apologised for the "hurt" it had caused. The Labour Party chief pointed out that Diego Viera's mural was destroyed by Rockefeller as it had Lenin's picture. The now-removed mural by artist Kalen Ockerman, known as Mear One, d... [Full Article...]

'Violent' ICE Deportee Escapes Custody At JFK Airport, Flees In Taxi

'Violent' ICE Deportee Escapes Custody At JFK Airport, Flees In Taxi Tuesday, according to WABC-New York . The incident took place when ICE agents removed the unidentified man's handcuffs while going through airport security, law enforcement sources told the New York Daily News . He originally came into the United States lawfully in 2005, but was later convicted for "multiple weapons and firearms offences". He is 6'3 and weighs about 190 pounds. [Full Article...]

2 young children found dead in auto seats

2 young children found dead in auto seats Twenty-year-old Brittany Velasquez, is facing two counts of murder. Autopsies were being conducted to determine the causes of death of the children, whose names were not immediately made public. The state agency said Tuesday it had received two reports about the children in the past, most recently in early January. "There were no legal grounds to remove the children from the parent's custody". [Full Article...]

A Woman Has Just Married A Tree

A Woman Has Just Married A Tree Proceeding a December site inspection by the city, the parks department approved the tree's removal and notified the board, which included plans to spend $13,000 to cut down the tree and replace it with smaller Geiger trees, according to News-Press . [Full Article...]

White supremacist pleads guilty to Quebec City mosque murders

White supremacist pleads guilty to Quebec City mosque murders Mohamed Labidi, a member of the Muslim community in Quebec City and a former president of the mosque, said Bissonnette's comments left him wanting a fuller explanation of why he did what he did. Bissonnette - at the time a student in the social sciences faculty at Laval University - also faced five charges of attempted murder. "I've chosen to plead guilty". [Full Article...]

Driver slams into 5 people in San Francisco

Driver slams into 5 people in San Francisco The incident occurred around 10:25 a.m. near the corner of IL and 24th streets, according to Officer Giselle Linnane. According to Fox News, the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) stated that a driver got into an altercation with five people and struck them with his vehicle before fleeing the site. [Full Article...]

Investor's Alert (Beta Factor in Focus) - Concho Resources Inc. (NYSE:CXO)

Investor's Alert (Beta Factor in Focus) - Concho Resources Inc. (NYSE:CXO) The stock, as of last trade, has shown weekly return of 5.62%, which was maintained at 1.32% in 1-month period. Corda Investment Management Llc sold 2,787 shares as the company's stock rose 8.03% with the market. Its up 0.42, from 0.99 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 28 investors sold RSPP shares while 78 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 84 raised stakes. [Full Article...]

County Board Hears Plea for More Money for Teachers and Schools

County Board Hears Plea for More Money for Teachers and Schools Brumley said. "When someone graduates from our school system, what are the skills and competencies we expect them to have, and from that information we work backwards to make that happen". He said when a district looks into purchasing new property, it has to be careful what it divulges. We also asked Mayor Jackson whether he was aware of the law and whether it indeed prevented the current slate of... [Full Article...]

Shah faux pas: Yeddyurappa the most corrupt CM

Shah faux pas: Yeddyurappa the most corrupt CM Amit Shah also dared to Congress to bring no confidence motion. Gifted to us by the BJP President, our campaign in Karnataka is off to a fabulous start. "Thus, the farmers' blood will flow through the foodgrains", he said. The timing of the recommendation on the eve of election makes it clear, " Shah said at a press conference in Davangere city on being asked if he was meeting seers to apprise th... [Full Article...]

Who bit Beyonce? 'Bite-gate' lights up social media

Who bit Beyonce? 'Bite-gate' lights up social media Foster took to Instagram to respond and made it clear that she has never been close enough to Beyonce to dig her teeth into her. She told GQ magazine she met the superstar at a party in December 2017, where an unnamed actress bit the Formation singer on the face. [Full Article...]

To bid farewell to Rajya Sabha MPs, govt and opposition came together

To bid farewell to Rajya Sabha MPs, govt and opposition came together In his brief speech, Modi said "unfortunately", the retiring members will not be part of Parliament when the decision on instant triple talaq is taken. On Tuesday, the Rajya Sabha was adjourned just 20 minutes after it had assembled as opposition parties protested by remaining seated in the House for half-an-hour after proceedings were cancelled. [Full Article...]

Man charged after female patient sexually assaulted during ultrasound in Scarborough

Man charged after female patient sexually assaulted during ultrasound in Scarborough On March 24, 2018, O'Neill made plans to meet the agent and was spotted at the pre-arranged meeting location. The majority of these offences are alleged to have occurred on the Gold Coast. She then dialed 911 and left the phone on the counter, hoping the authorities would arrive, Hoffmeyer said. He said: "The investigation has concluded with all three men arrested in connection with the incide... [Full Article...]

Stoneman Douglas Memorial Being Dismantled Today For Preservation

Stoneman Douglas Memorial Being Dismantled Today For Preservation A visitor views memorials on crosses on the grounds of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, U.S., February 23, 2018. "This had more of a community feel to it. Kennedy allegedly told authorities they were making a memorial of their own and the items were theirs, according to the incident report. A rainbow is seen over the memorial outside of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High S... [Full Article...]

Who Is Caroline Sunshine? Former Disney Channel Star Joins White House Staff

Who Is Caroline Sunshine? Former Disney Channel Star Joins White House Staff White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters told CNN in a statement, " Caroline Sunshine was a White House intern". Though Sunshine appears to be the first entertainer hired by the Trump administration, CNN noted that she's far from its first media figure. [Full Article...]

In shake-up, Trump names Texas doc Ronny Jackson to lead Veterans Affairs

In shake-up, Trump names Texas doc Ronny Jackson to lead Veterans Affairs Trump has selected Robert Wilkie, the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, to serve as the acting head of the VA. Navy Rear Adm. Ronny L. A White House official said Shulkin was informed of his dismissal by Chief of Staff John Kelly before the president announced the move on Twitter Wednesday afternoon. [Full Article...]

Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu hospitalized with fever

Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu hospitalized with fever United States President Donald Trump announced on December 6 that the U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital and that it would move its embassy to the city from Tel Aviv . According to the Times of Israel , Netanyahu has undergone a number of operations while in office. The third phase, the site selection and construction of a new embassy, will take up to nine years. [Full Article...]

Did Trump's Lawyer Plan to Pardon Away the Mueller Probe?

Did Trump's Lawyer Plan to Pardon Away the Mueller Probe? Here are the main takeaways from that report. Lawyer John Dowd (R) is met with reporters as he exits Manhattan Federal Court in New York, NY, U.S., May 11, 2011. Mr. Mueller's team could investigate the prospect that Mr. Dowd made pardon offers to thwart the inquiry, although legal experts are divided about whether such offers might constitute obstruction of justice. [Full Article...]

A date has been confirmed for the Eighth Amendment referendum

A date has been confirmed for the Eighth Amendment referendum Abortion is illegal unless there is a real and substantial risk to the life of the mother, and a woman convicted of having an illegal termination faces 14 years imprisonment. Senator Ivana Bacik, who nearly went to jail for distributing information about abortion clinics in England to Irish students in the 1990s, said opponents of reform were "in denial about the hypocrisy of Irish law". [Full Article...]

Another chilly night, but Monday will bring some warmer temps

Grab those umbrellas. The rain is going to continue throughout the day today and into Thursday with the possibility for moderate to heavy rainfall at times. The warm front is accompanied by a lot of clouds and some spotty precipitation in the form of showers or even a few sleet pellets. Mostly cloudy with a period of rain. [Full Article...]


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