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Federal Appeals Court's ruling Upholds Most Of Texas' 'Sanctuary Cities' Law

Federal Appeals Court's ruling Upholds Most Of Texas' 'Sanctuary Cities' Law Plaintiffs including the cities of Houston, Dallas and Austin said the provision would allow the state to remove duly elected officials if they criticized the measure, a violation of constitutional free-speech protections. The case then went to the 5th Circuit. After Tuesday's ruling was announced, Abbott updated his followers on Twitter, highlighting that claims the bill would lead to racial pr... [Full Article...]

Philippines Withdraws from International Criminal Court

Philippines Withdraws from International Criminal Court The ICC last month started a preliminary examination to establish whether crimes against humanity may have taken place during Duterte's deadly war on drugs , and whether the ICC had jurisdiction to take on the case. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announces the disbandment of police operations against illegal drugs at the Malacanang palace in Manila, Philippines early January 30, 2017. [Full Article...]

Ex-S.Korean president questioned over corruption charges

Ex-S.Korean president questioned over corruption charges Mr. Lee's successor, Park Geun-hye, became the first South Korean president to be impeached by Parliament, in a December 2016 vote that came amid a corruption scandal. "We will treat the former president with dignity but we will conduct a through and transparent probe", a senior prosecutor told journalists. He has claimed investigations over him and his acquaintances are an act of political re... [Full Article...]

Prospect of a white St Patrick's Day locally played down

Prospect of a white St Patrick's Day locally played down Max". "Snow showers will become more frequent along east and southeast coasts later Saturday". It is forecast to be just 3 degrees in Dublin for the parade, one of the coldest St Patrick's Day in recent years, with sleet and snow falling after dark. [Full Article...]

California: Teacher's Gun Accidently Goes Off in Class Injuring Three Students

California: Teacher's Gun Accidently Goes Off in Class Injuring Three Students Most of the students attending the class were between the ages of 16 and 17 years, the Californian reported. Allegedly, while delivering the lecture, Alexander drew out his service gun and pointed it towards the ceiling. Teachers are legally not allowed to have firearms in California classrooms, even if they have a permit. "I have concerns about why he (Alexander) was displaying a loaded f... [Full Article...]

Three arrested, charged in USA mosque bombing

Three arrested, charged in USA mosque bombing A complaint released by U.S. Attorney John Childress on Tuesday announced the arrests of 47-year-old Michael Hari , 29-year-old Michael McWhorter , and 22-year-old Joe Morris , all from Clarence, Illinois , "were responsible for the bombing of a mosque in Bloomington, Minnesota". [Full Article...]

Bangor University staff to remain on strike after pension deal rejected

Bangor University staff to remain on strike after pension deal rejected In the meantime, strike action will continue for the remainder of this week as the union begins making detailed preparations for 14 additional days of strikes over the assessment and exam period. The salary threshold would also have been reduced from £55,500 to £42,000, the accrual rate cut, and contributions raised for both employers and employees, among other reforms. [Full Article...]

BJP receives blow in UP, struggles in Bihar

BJP receives blow in UP, struggles in Bihar Bihar , where votes are being counted for one Lok Sabha constituency and two Lok Sabha seats, seems headed for a status quo. Counting of votes for the three seats in Bihar began amid tight security around 8 am today. The polling was held on Sunday for all three seats. Eyeing the big chunk of Dalit voters here, the Congress had got former Lok Sabha Speaker and Dalit leader Meira Kumar to campaign... [Full Article...]

The German Chancellor said what gifts were exchanged with Putin

The German Chancellor said what gifts were exchanged with Putin The leaders of Germany's conservative parties and Social Democrats (SPD) plan to sign their coalition government agreement on Monday, bringing an official end to almost half a year of political uncertainty. And she said she hopes for progress in implementing the long-troubled peace deal for Ukraine after this weekend's Russian presidential election. But after those talks collapsed spectacularly, b... [Full Article...]

Trump says watching courts before acting on gun age limits

Trump says watching courts before acting on gun age limits Instead, it directs the Justice Department "to provide technical assistance" to states interested in implementing extreme risk protection orders under which courts would have to approve the removal of guns from someone the state considers a safety risk. [Full Article...]

Iran invites Pakistan, China to join India in Chabahar port project

Iran invites Pakistan, China to join India in Chabahar port project Iran would not allow anybody to hurt Pakistan from its territory, much like Pakistan would not allow its soil to be used against Iran, he said, while delivering a lecture at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) yesterday, according to Dawn newspaper. [Full Article...]

Trump fires Secretary of State Tillerson, wanted cabinet reshuffle

Trump fires Secretary of State Tillerson, wanted cabinet reshuffle If confirmed by the Senate, Haspel will take up Pompeo's post . "It's all very Trumpian", said James Carafano of the conservative Heritage Foundation, who helped staff the State Department as a member of Trump's transition team. On Monday, the day before Tillerson's termination, a White House spokesperson criticized a reporter for indicating that there may have been a split between Trump and ... [Full Article...]

Trump wants Federal Bureau of Investigation tip line audit following FL school shooting

Trump wants Federal Bureau of Investigation tip line audit following FL school shooting Instead, the White House reiterated its support for improvements to the National Instant Criminal Background Check through the "Fix NICS" bill, which would penalize federal agencies that don't properly report required records and reward states that comply by providing them with federal grant preferences. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump fires US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Donald Trump fires US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Following a day of talks with China's President Xi Jinping late previous year, Tillerson said United States officials were exploring channels of contact with Pyongyang amid sky-high tensions over North Korea's nuclear and missile tests. [Full Article...]

Baghdad ends air blockade of Kurdistan, Iraqi PM announces

Baghdad ends air blockade of Kurdistan, Iraqi PM announces The airports of Erbil and Sulaimaniyah would again be "open to worldwide flights", he said in a statement. "Local Kurdish authorities [have] accepted that central authorities retake control of the two airports", the statement said. It is not clear if the autonomous region will maintain its independent visa system after the blockade ends . The ban on global flights on the region's worldwide ai... [Full Article...]

$0.41 EPS Expected for Martin Midstream Partners LP (MMLP) This Quarter

The firm has "Hold" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Thursday, September 7. They issued an "outperform" rating and a $35.00 price objective on the stock. Shell Midstream Partners had 26 analyst reports since July 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Martin Midstream Partners L.P. (NASDAQ:MMLP) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, October 26 by Robert W. [Full Article...]

Bihar BYPOLL: Controversy over Gorakhpur counting process

Bihar BYPOLL: Controversy over Gorakhpur counting process Phulpur and Gorakhpur Lok Sabh bypolls were held on March 11 and counting was underway on Wednesday. The SP candidate from Phulpur was ahead of BJP candidate Kaushalendra Patel. However, a large chunk of the Muslim votes, which used to traditionally go to the SP, is expected to go to independent candidate and local strongman Atiq Ahmed this time, helping the BJP. [Full Article...]

Trump eyes Rick Perry to replace struggling VA boss David Shulkin

Trump eyes Rick Perry to replace struggling VA boss David Shulkin The veterans affairs post was among the slots Trump eyed for him before picking him for the Energy Department - one of three that Perry vowed to abolish during his 2012 presidential run, and the one whose name eluded him during an "oops" moment at a 2011 debate. [Full Article...]

Suspected killer of NY college student arrested in Nicaragua, cops say

Suspected killer of NY college student arrested in Nicaragua, cops say Investigators identified her ex-boyfriend, 22-year-old Orlando Tercero, as a person of interest in the case. Tercero is being transferred to the prison in El Chipote, which is about 40 miles southwest of the capitol, Managua. Police believe Tercero left the USA out of New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport the same morning Anderson's body was found. "The victim and male student had a pre... [Full Article...]

Murphy Has Big Plans, Unveils First Budget As NJ's Governor

Murphy Has Big Plans, Unveils First Budget As NJ's Governor Murphy proposes the state get rid of that exemption. "It will ensure we meet our obligations fairly and honestly". "I pledged to create a stronger and fairer New Jersey that measured success not by what we could do for the few, but by what we could accomplish for all nine million of our residents", Murphy said. [Full Article...]


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