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Betsy DeVos testifies on Education Department budget before House panel

Betsy DeVos testifies on Education Department budget before House panel DeVos will be joined by Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, she told a congressional panel Tuesday. "We are seeking to rescind these illegal partial denial notices that never should have been issued in the first place". Lawmakers present noted that the Trump administration's proposed budget, unveiled ju... [Full Article...]

Justine Damond shooting: USA policeman charged with murder

Justine Damond shooting: USA policeman charged with murder That's when Harrity said he heard what sounded like a light bulb dropping on the floor and saw a flash. The criminal complaint, posted online by the Star Tribune , said that before the fatal shot was sacked, Harrity heard a voice and then a "thump", and saw the head and shoulders of a person outside his window. [Full Article...]

Chiellini out of Italy friendlies with thigh injury

Chiellini out of Italy friendlies with thigh injury The 33-year-old's injury has been described as "not serious", but the Italian champions have not put a timeframe on the defender's return to the field. It was initially feared that he would miss the first leg of the Champions League Quarter-Final, but the Bianconeri have offered reassurances today. [Full Article...]

'It Was Me Who Urged Mugabe To Resign,' Says Grace

'It Was Me Who Urged Mugabe To Resign,' Says Grace During his visit, the United Nations envoy also emphasised the need for the government of Zimbabwe to get the economy going. Mugabe told both interviewers he did not hate his successor President Mnangagwa, 75, but alleged that he had " betrayed the whole nation ". [Full Article...]

S Korea-US drill cut short by a month: Seoul defence ministry

S Korea-US drill cut short by a month: Seoul defence ministry In a statement on the joint exercises, the Pentagon said defence secretary Jim Mattis and his South Korean counterpart, Song Young-moo, agreed to go forward with the two sets of exercises "at a scale similar to" that of previous years. The drills are expected to wrap up ahead of the North-South Korea Summit scheduled to be held in late April. The shorter time frame indicates that the drills migh... [Full Article...]

Tuesday forecast: chance for afternoon showers, high 61

Tuesday forecast: chance for afternoon showers, high 61 The Mid-Atlantic Region will have a much better chance of snow, though. Tonight , mostly cloudy, breezy and mild with showers and thunderstorms. Plan on possible travel difficulties in some areas for the afternoon drive as a transition to snow will take place around that time for most of Hampton Roads. [Full Article...]

Three women arrested for 'involvement in child trafficking'

Three women arrested for 'involvement in child trafficking' A warrant was issued Sunday, but Mays has not been arrested, court records show. At one stage, Jinnat and his men mercilessly beat up Jahur and his wife Chan Bibi, leaving them severely injured. A 25-year-old woman killed her husband in JP Nagar after being disgruntled with his alcohol abuse and domestic violence. "She was immediately shifted to Osmania General Hospital in an autorickshaw by h... [Full Article...]

Retailers Urge White House To Rethink China IP Tariffs

Retailers Urge White House To Rethink China IP Tariffs He is determined to bring down the USA trade deficit with China, which reached $375 billion a year ago. "It's no good. But we are changing it". Even Larry Kudlow - an avowed free trader tapped to replace Gary Cohn as director of the White House National Economic Council - has said that China deserves a "tough response" from the United States and its friends. [Full Article...]

Progressives Look for More Gains From Illinois Primary

Progressives Look for More Gains From Illinois Primary Jim Allen with the Chicago Board of Election says as of Tuesday afternoon turnout was at 21.7 percent. Bernie Sanders. The district includes parts of Chicago's south and west sides and southwestern suburbs. Social conservatives are furious with Rauner, largely because of his decision to sign into law legislation expanding abortion access and protecting undocumented immigrants in the state late... [Full Article...]

Wreckage of Sullivan Brothers' USS Juneau Found Off Solomon Islands

Wreckage of Sullivan Brothers' USS Juneau Found Off Solomon Islands It had 687 men on board, including five brothers. The Research Vessel Petrel's autonomous underwater vehicle first located the Juneau wreck on its side scanner radar on Saturday. Six hundred and eight-seven men were killed. It sank in 30 seconds. The siblings-George, Francis, Joseph, Madison and Albert-demanded they be posted to the same unit despite naval policy forbidding family from ser... [Full Article...]

Court accepts lawsuits calling to halt Careem, Uber in Egypt

Court accepts lawsuits calling to halt Careem, Uber in Egypt In 2016, Uber said that 30,000 drivers are using the service in Cairo as a source of income; the number of drivers who have joined the service has grown 73 times in one year, making Cairo the fastest-growing market for the company in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. [Full Article...]

Two year old rescued from auto in river Teifi in Cardigan dies

Two year old rescued from auto in river Teifi in Cardigan dies POLICE have confirmed they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the tragic death of two-year-old Kiara Moore in Cardigan. Looked in the river. Everyone done their best'. The force said it had received a call about a missing vehicle at 15:30 GMT and a silver Mini was found in the river at about 17:10. [Full Article...]

HUD Secretary Ben Carson Blames His Wife for Purchasing $31000 Dining Set

HUD Secretary Ben Carson Blames His Wife for Purchasing $31000 Dining Set Neither Mr. Carson nor his wife - who expressed a strong interest in sprucing up the drab, wood-paneled, 1960s-era secretary's suite, according to several current and former department staff members - requested that the 50-year-old table be replaced, Mr. [Full Article...]

Don't be emotional in trade, China tells US

Don't be emotional in trade, China tells US He said, "We want to ensure that our consumers will have more options and there will be further advancements in Chinese products and services in pursue of high quality development". China wants domestic investors to be able to profit from these companies and Alibaba is reportedly planning a second listing in mainland China. China has explicitly said it will not tolerate any attempt by the island t... [Full Article...]

Robert Mueller's Latest Subpoenas Have Trump Considering Drastic Measures

Robert Mueller's Latest Subpoenas Have Trump Considering Drastic Measures The President on Sunday took out his frustrations over the intensifying investigation by lashing out at special counsel Robert Mueller . "I mean, talking to my colleagues all along it was, you know, once he goes after Mueller, then we'll take action", he said. [Full Article...]

President Trump says likely to soon meet with Putin

President Obama called the Kremlin after Putin's election in 2012, touting the success of a "reset" in relations under former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. Russian Federation has received global condemnation after Britain blamed Moscow for the recent nerve agent attack that sickened Sergei Skripal and his daughter. [Full Article...]

Trump calls Putin on re-election victory

Trump calls Putin on re-election victory Trump called Putin on Tuesday to offer his congratulations on the Russian president's victory, saying the two world leaders could meet again soon. The White House had said Monday that it was "not surprised by the outcome" of Sunday's presidential election in Russian Federation and that no congratulatory call was planned. [Full Article...]

N Korea's Kim congratulates Putin on election victory

N Korea's Kim congratulates Putin on election victory Trump told reporters before an oval office meeting with Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. "The call had to do also with the fact that we will probably get together in the not too distant future so we can discuss arms, we can discuss the arms race". [Full Article...]

Christine Quinn bashes 'unqualified lesbian' Cynthia Nixon

Christine Quinn bashes 'unqualified lesbian' Cynthia Nixon Should she be elected, Nixon would become both the first female governor, as well as the first openly gay governor in the state's history. In the video, Nixon accuses Cuomo of failing to fix "our broken subway", a hot-button issue for many New Yorkers, especially after 2017's "summer of hell," when extensive delays regularly caused crowding on the subways and platforms. [Full Article...]

Are we in for a dose of mini-Beast?

Are we in for a dose of mini-Beast? One snow-watcher who contributed to the map said: "Some fat flakes swirling around in Reading - trying very hard to start settling". Dr Thomas Waite, a Consultant in Health Protection at Public Health England, said the freezing blast "may come as a shock to the system for some whose bodies may struggle to cope in cold weather". [Full Article...]


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