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NC A&T Revokes Bill Cosby's Honorary Degree

NC A&T Revokes Bill Cosby's Honorary Degree Cosby's attorneys said they would appeal the conviction. Ultimately, Judge Steven O'Neill denied the request to revoke Cosby's bail, adding that the comedian's bail was already high and he had not missed a single court appearance. Of course it did. The doctrine of chances reasons that evidence of prior bad acts might be relevant enough to introduce at trial on a theory that goes something... [Full Article...]

Reuters Poll Shows Young Voters Slipping Away From Democrats

Reuters Poll Shows Young Voters Slipping Away From Democrats He or she would never make it to the championship because the nominating process would vanquish any Democrat that far to the right. "Instead of having real conversations with them, we settled for TV ads", Renda said of the 2016 failure. Reed plans to vote for a Republican for Congress this year. But he says a GOP attempt to remove him from the ballot is chilling to him, and should be to anyone... [Full Article...]

Malaysia convicts first person under "fake news" law

Malaysia convicts first person under He is the first to be punished under the law banning "fake news", which has sparked concern the government is seeking to crack down on criticism with a general election looming on May 9th. He did not have a lawyer to represent him in court. "His act has tarnished the image of the police force and the nation, and hurt the feelings of the victim's family", she said. [Full Article...]

Xi, Modi Agree to Reduce Border Tensions

Xi, Modi Agree to Reduce Border Tensions Modi an Xi also discussed the threat of terrorism . "A Chinese diplomat stated, post the meet, that China-Pakistan were fully ready to cooperate and together carry out the 'historical mission " of "national rejuvenation". Building on the profound cultures of the two great oriental civilizations and harnessing the rich human resources of their combined population of 2.6 billion, the two sides ... [Full Article...]

Vice President Pence visits the southern border in Calexico, Mexico

Vice President Pence visits the southern border in Calexico, Mexico About 120 miles west of Imperial, Calif., where Pence is visiting, a caravan of upwards of 100 people from Central America seeking asylum in the United States were on the Mexican side of the border, outside a port of entry in San Diego. Others quietly clutched infants. He called the migrants victims of activists and agenda driven media. Most were women and children. Trump, speaking at a Whit... [Full Article...]

Early voting begins for May 22 primary

Early voting begins for May 22 primary Town elections abound across Southwest Virginia, with the Abingdon Town Council receiving much of the attention since all three incumbents opted not to seek re-election. Several races will be decided in the Republican Party primary on Tuesday: county trustee; circuit court clerk; commissioner of highways; county commission District 3; county commission District 9; and county commission Distri... [Full Article...]

Google Celebrates Labour Day 2018 With A Creative Doodle

Google Celebrates Labour Day 2018 With A Creative Doodle Labour Day in some countries is also known as International Workers' Day. Labour and traders organizations have chalked out special programmes to highlight the significance of the day. An unidentified person threw a bomb at the police, leading to gunfire and the death of policemen and four civilians. The incident is remembered as the Haymarket affair, or the Haymarket massacre. [Full Article...]

Laredoans participate in Drug Take Back Day

Laredoans participate in Drug Take Back Day They say they do not ask questions of those turning in prescription drugs during the Drug Take Back event. These medications can be risky when left in medicine cabinets. Officials running the events say they want the drugs off the street. "Putting the medication in there and putting something unpalatable in there like cat litter, used coffee grounds", said Hattaway. [Full Article...]

Woman accused in 2 deaths booked in Florida jail

Woman accused in 2 deaths booked in Florida jail Investigators say Riess killed 59-year-old Pamela Hutchinson in order to steal her identity and her vehicle, which she used to flee to Texas. She's accused of killing David Riess, 54, then forging checks to steal $11,000 from his account. Riess waved her right to an extradition hearing, and is now awaiting trial in the Lee County Jail. Federal Marshalls joined the hunt and Riess was spotted movi... [Full Article...]

Flooding threatens more communities in BC Interior as evacuation order issued

Flooding threatens more communities in BC Interior as evacuation order issued There are concerns of water moving through the community into the Tulameen River. An emergency social services reception centre has been set up at the Riverside Community Centre at 148 Old Hedley Road to assist residents. No properties have been evacuated as yet. Recent rains, extremely heavy snowpacks and another round of temperatures in the mid to high 20s for many parts of southern B.C. [Full Article...]

Goyal prying open corporate houses' doors for Modi: Rahul

Goyal prying open corporate houses' doors for Modi: Rahul Referring to death of Judge B.H. Loya, he said people in Supreme Court had stated that pressure was being exerted on the court, but Modi was "silent" as he was on the unprecedented press conference of four judges of the Supreme Court in January. [Full Article...]

McCain pleads for return to civility in new book

McCain pleads for return to civility in new book The Republican who's been a leader in the Senate for over 30 years said it was his stage 4 cancer diagnosis that ultimately brought him to the decision, adding that now he's ready to fully open up about the current state of politics in Washington . [Full Article...]

AFP Chief Photographer Shah Marai killed in Afghanistan

AFP Chief Photographer Shah Marai killed in Afghanistan The Islamic State claimed the twin blasts through its news agency Amaq and said the intelligence services headquarters was the target. In the Kandahar attack, an Afghan official said a suicide bomber targeted a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation convoy in the district of Daman but killed 11 children from a religious school located by the roadside from where the explosion occurred. [Full Article...]

Dominican Republic establishes relations with China, severs ties with Taiwan

Dominican Republic establishes relations with China, severs ties with Taiwan Taiwan's foreign minister Joseph Wu accused Beijing of buying countries' allegiance with dollar-diplomacy, but that such a strategy will only further disaffect the island's population from the mainland. He said such moves only served to "drive a wedge between the people on both sides of the Taiwan Strait". Taiwan's foreign minister also said he would summon the ambassador of the Dominican Republ... [Full Article...]

South Korean seeks Nigerian's support in reconciliation process with North

South Korean seeks Nigerian's support in reconciliation process with North But a senior U.S. official said Singapore was still high on the list of potential sites for the summit , whose date still remains to be established. Kim Jong Un is offering one concession after another on his nuclear program, while progress continues toward a summit between Mr. Kim and President Trump. [Full Article...]

Cat saved after hiding at NY airport over week

Cat saved after hiding at NY airport over week Officer Kameel Juman, who the Port Authority says led the week-long effort to rescue the 4-year-old Tabby, enlisted the help of Pepper's owner's friend, Nuan Tang, to wrangle her in. Inside 15 minutes, Pepper, evidently perceiving Tang's voice - and her Mandarin name - jabbed her take off from her concealing spot. The beloved "little dork", a bit dusty and seeming at least a pound thinner, was r... [Full Article...]

Forecasters are calling for a chance of severe weather

Forecasters are calling for a chance of severe weather Some communities that will likely have to contend with a threat of severe weather include Oklahoma City , Topeka and Wichita. Temperatures are in the 20s and 30s in parts of the Great Lakes and Ohio River valley. and 10 p.m., some of which could be severe. From Denver to North Platte, Nebraska to Rapid City , South Dakota, temperatures are almost 10 to 15 degrees above average for this time of... [Full Article...]

Iran orders ISPs to block Telegram messaging app

Iran orders ISPs to block Telegram messaging app It ordered telecommunications providers to block the service. The order asserted that many actions threatening Iran's security, including antiestablishment protests in December and January and attacks on parliament and Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini's shrine in June 2017, were organized using Telegram. [Full Article...]

Roy Moore, attorneys to hold press conference at 3 pm

Roy Moore, attorneys to hold press conference at 3 pm The suit is being filed against "those women who have falsely and maliciously accused him of sexual misconduct, and others who were part of the conspiracy", the Moore team stated. The complaint also states that only three women "alleged improper conduct" against Moore, despite nine women coming sharing accusations with the press. [Full Article...]

South Korean President Praises Trump: Give that Guy a Nobel

South Korean President Praises Trump: Give that Guy a Nobel It would be the first US-North Korean leadership summit in more than six decades of hostility since the 1950-53 Korean War. Amid the North Korean leader not mentioning nuclear disarmament at all, Moon and Kim focused more on "same race" and "unification" than on the nuclear issue in the statement. [Full Article...]


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