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California governor slams Trump for 'lying' about immigration at 'sanctuary city' roundtable

California governor slams Trump for 'lying' about immigration at 'sanctuary city' roundtable Trump on Wednesday met with local California leaders who oppose the state's refusal to cooperate with federal immigration authorities. "You've gone through a lot, too, although it's becoming quite popular what you're doing". In addition to being a sanctuary state, California has more than 500 sanctuary cities, including Oakland and San Francisco. "We need help Mr. President", San Jacinto Mayor... [Full Article...]

Clarifying the primary voting process

Clarifying the primary voting process The May 15 election didn't have a presidential draw, and the top race on the ballot was for governor of Oregon. By end of day Monday, 95,276 Multnomah voters had returned their ballots, compared to 84,801 in 2014. Votes are due no later than 8 p.m. and voters can submit their ballots to any designated drop site or local elections office. While just a percent more than a quarter of the 22,229 vot... [Full Article...]

Smith wins primary in Nebraska's 3rd District

Smith wins primary in Nebraska's 3rd District Brad Ashford . Nebraska voters set up a November gubernatorial showdown between Gov. Pete Ricketts and State Sen. "We've got a general election to win". Ricketts defeated Krystal Gabel of Omaha, a technical writer who advocates for medical marijuana and industrial hemp. The other Democrats were Frank Svoboda, a retired farmer, attorney and judge from Lincoln; Larry Marvin, a retired real estat... [Full Article...]

SCOTUS Feigns Federalism in Sports Betting Decision

SCOTUS Feigns Federalism in Sports Betting Decision Five states - Connecticut, Mississippi, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and West Virginia - already had enacted laws in preparation for a Supreme Court decision permitting legalization, according to ESPN . Now comes an opportunity to give patrons another gaming option, betting on sports. State lawmakers have three bills pending tied to sports betting, but the legislative session ends this week. [Full Article...]

Dallas airline workers indicted in smuggling scheme

Dallas airline workers indicted in smuggling scheme Seven of the workers were employed by Envoy Airlines, a subsidiary of American Airlines. Nine arrests had been made as of Tuesday, according to authorities. The indictments also allege at least one of the defendant's claims that he and his co-conspirators could smuggle anything onto commercial planes, including guns and explosives. [Full Article...]

Statoil changes company name to Equinor

Statoil changes company name to Equinor The name change was first announced in March, when chief executive Eldar Sætre said Equinor "captures our heritage and values, and what we aim to be in the future". The new name will also be reflected in the Norwegian company's American Deposit Rights (ADRs), which are traded on the NY bourse, as of May 17, at the earliest. [Full Article...]

Karolina Pliskova Hits Umpire's Chair With Racket After Loss

Karolina Pliskova Hits Umpire's Chair With Racket After Loss Karolina Pliskova is now the world number six in the women's singles rankings, and topped the pile as recently as July 2017. The scene sparked when both the linesperson and umpire couldn't spot Pliskova's ball mark in the clay with the deciding set tied at 5-5. [Full Article...]

Bdesh SC grants bail to ex-PM Khaleda Zia in graft case

Bdesh SC grants bail to ex-PM Khaleda Zia in graft case The bench dismissed the appeals filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) and the government challenging the High Courts bail to Zia. Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the release from detention of 72-year-old opposition leader Khaleda Zia after her lawyers argued she was unwell. [Full Article...]

Referee banned for match-fixing but could still go to Russian Federation

Referee banned for match-fixing but could still go to Russian Federation A World Cup-bound Saudi referee chosen by Federation Internationale de Football Association has been banned for life at home for a matchfixing attempt just days before he was due to fly to Russia. Al Mirdasi was among the referees for last year's Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, where he oversaw the third-place match between Mexico and Portugal, having also officiated at the 2016 Olympic ... [Full Article...]

Ramazan moon sighted, fasting month begins from tomorrow

Ramazan moon sighted, fasting month begins from tomorrow In Pakistan , the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will hold its meeting today (Wednesday) to sight the crescent for Ramazan. Mufti Munibur Rehman said that testimonies of the Ramazan Moon sighting were received from various parts of Pakistan including Lower Dir, Buner, Nathia Gali, Abbottabad and Quetta among other areas. [Full Article...]

Merkel: Transatlantic ties must endure dispute about Iran nuclear deal

Merkel: Transatlantic ties must endure dispute about Iran nuclear deal Merkel told lawmakers that Germany's economy is on a good path and the government plans to increase its spending on defense and scientific research to ensure the country can meet the security challenges of the future and remain a leading industrial power. [Full Article...]

Turkish banker gets 32 months prison in USA case over Iran sanctions

Turkish banker gets 32 months prison in USA case over Iran sanctions But on January 3, Atilla was found guilty by a jury on five counts related to conspiracy and bank fraud but was acquitted of money laundering. Prosecutors had argued Mr. Last December, Ankara agreed to purchase advanced S-400 surface-to-air missiles from Russia-highly unusual for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation country. [Full Article...]

Photo of college graduate wearing AR-10 rifle goes viral

Photo of college graduate wearing AR-10 rifle goes viral A recent college graduate from Kent State University in OH is gaining attention online for graduation photos she posted on Twitter . The images were posted to Twitter and went viral. Mansfield noted that KSU has a full-time, certified police force of more than 30 sworn officers who protect the campus and the university was recently ranked the safest big college campus in OH and the 25th saf... [Full Article...]

Sporting Lisbon condemn fans after players attacked during training

Sporting Lisbon condemn fans after players attacked during training The perpetrators of these incidents are not fans of football. Sporting Lisbon failed to qualify for the Champions League following a 2-1 defeat at Maritimo, allowing their bitter rivals Benfica to leapfrog them into second place. The Primeira Liga side have " vehemently condemned " a section of their own supporters who attacked players and staff at the club's training facility, injuring forw... [Full Article...]

Trump Lists Michael Cohen Payment on Financial Disclosure

Trump Lists Michael Cohen Payment on Financial Disclosure A year ago it took the agency about two days to make Trump's disclosure form public after it was submitted. The disclosure was not included in Trump's 2017 filing. Trump's attorneys, Michael Cohen", read a footnote on the form, which was released by the Office of Government Ethics. When news of the $130,000 payment first broke, Michael D. [Full Article...]

Was Kerala Tourism tweet a signal from CPI(M) to Congress-JD(S)?

Was Kerala Tourism tweet a signal from CPI(M) to Congress-JD(S)? Karnataka election results show BJP falls short of 112 majority mark despite being the single largest party. A senior Tourism Department officer said the tweet was part of a campaign titled '#ComeOutAndPlay' to promote Kerala and it had nothing to do with the emerging political situation in Karnataka. [Full Article...]

Italy M5S leader says govt deal would be 'bomb' for establishment

Italy M5S leader says govt deal would be 'bomb' for establishment On Wednesday morning Salvini said that negotiations were nearing conclusion, while Di Maio confirmed the two parties could wrap up the "contract of government" within the day. A draft policy document dated Monday was leaked to the Huffington Post yesterday. Both Mr Salvini and Mr Di Maio have warned the EU's budgetary austerity is "suffocating" Italy and have spoken out against the bloc's sancti... [Full Article...]

Florida teacher allegedly drowns raccoons in front of students

Florida teacher allegedly drowns raccoons in front of students It still does make me sick to my stomach", said the mother, who did not want to be identified. The footage leaked by the Forest High School student appears to show one of the raccoons in a wire trap being dunked into a large garbage bin being filled with water by people who appear to be students. [Full Article...]

Autopsy shows exploding vape pen, not fire, killed St. Pete man

Autopsy shows exploding vape pen, not fire, killed St. Pete man The death was ruled an accident. Many electronic cigarettes look like regular cigarettes, but some owners like to use larger devices such as tank systems or "mods". "In this case, with an e-vapor product, it's close to the face". A recent FEMA report explained that vaping pen explosions are very rare, but said when they do happen the devices become like "flaming rockets". [Full Article...]

`With Friends Like That:' EU's Tusk Blasts Trump's Europe Stance

`With Friends Like That:' EU's Tusk Blasts Trump's Europe Stance But frankly speaking, Europe should be grateful to President Trump. "He has made us realize if you need a helping hand, you will find one at the end of your arm". Meanwhile the European Union is still trying to win exemptions from tariffs on steel and aluminium exports. In order to be the subject and not the object of global politics, Europe must be united economically, politically and also milita... [Full Article...]


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