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Scottish Parliament poised to reject EU Withdrawal Bill amid devolution row

Scottish Parliament poised to reject EU Withdrawal Bill amid devolution row The minister said he was disappointed by "all the constitutional hoo-ha, all the bickering and politicking". Members of the Scottish National Party , the Labor Party, the Liberal Democrats and Scottish Greens showed a rare unity, approving the proposal of the Scottish government to reject the European Union withdrawal bill. [Full Article...]

Michigan State reaches $500M settlement with Larry Nassar victims

Michigan State reaches $500M settlement with Larry Nassar victims It does not extend to pending civil suits against the individuals and institutions that allegedly enabled or were negligent in preventing Nassar's abuse, including USA Gymnastics , the United States Olympic Committee , Twistars Gymnastics Club and gymnastics coaches Bela and Martha Karolyi . [Full Article...]

Russian Federation favored Trump in 2016, Senate panel says

Russian Federation favored Trump in 2016, Senate panel says The Senate intelligence committee said Wednesday that it stands by the conclusion of the USA spy agencies that Russia's attack on the 2016 election sought to help Donald Trump and hurt Hillary Clinton - a break with the finding of the House intelligence panel. [Full Article...]

NC Teachers Rally For Better Pay and Resources

NC Teachers Rally For Better Pay and Resources Echoing the frustration of teachers who have walked out in other states, the group has also called for a moratorium on new corporate tax cuts until teachers are earning the national average. "They keep giving tiny raises and taking so much away from the kids", said Holdridge, who came to the Legislative Building ahead of the march to lobby legislators. [Full Article...]

Hawaii issues 'red air' alert for areas near Kilauea volcano

Hawaii issues 'red air' alert for areas near Kilauea volcano The situation can lead to severe problems like choking and an inability to breathe, said the Hawaii County Civil Defence. Residents in the area and surrounding farm lots near Lanipuna Gardens are advised the air quality is condition red . [Full Article...]

76ers fans got married at the team's draft lottery watch party

76ers fans got married at the team's draft lottery watch party The Suns own four overall selections in the 2018 NBA Draft , including two of the top 16 and three of the top 31. "We're excited about the potential of this pick and the player we can get at eight". 10 pick in the 2018 National Basketball Association draft. "We're going to do our job and obviously, I'm glad that we played the last two years to develop guys and try to win games". [Full Article...]

Amazon to give Prime members extra discounts at Whole Foods

Amazon to give Prime members extra discounts at Whole Foods This post was syndicated from Digital Trends . Now it looks like those photos were right on the money as Amazon has since announced that Prime members will get some perks while shopping at Whole Foods. An example of one of those weekly rotating specials recently was $10 off per pound of wild-caught halibut steaks. "Or, customers can opt in to use their phone number to save at checkout", the A... [Full Article...]

Vegas Golden Knights vs. Winnipeg Jets - 5/16/18 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Vegas Golden Knights vs. Winnipeg Jets - 5/16/18 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction Their 32.8 shots-per-game tied them for 10th in the league. Defensively, the Vegas Golden Knights are allowing 2.7 goals per game and are killing 81.4 percent of their opponents power plays. We are here all for one goal and we want to win the Cup and we are doing everything for it. Marchessault had two goals in his team's 3-1 victory. This series is sizing up to be a long one, as these two... [Full Article...]

The Right Stuff Author Tom Wolfe Dies at 88

The Right Stuff Author Tom Wolfe Dies at 88 Wolfe, who produced nine non-fiction books from 1965 to 1981, had lived in New York since joining The New York Herald Tribune as a reporter in 1962. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Tuesday that Wolfe's "wry wit and sharp observations defined an era of life in New York ". Born in Richmond, Virginia, on March 2, 1930, Wolfe was a star baseball player at his high school and also edit... [Full Article...]

Iranian Foreign Minister Discusses Nuclear Deal with Russian Federation

Iranian Foreign Minister Discusses Nuclear Deal with Russian Federation Several Irish firms began trading with Iran , the Middle East's second-largest economy, in the wake of the 2015 deal to control Tehran's nuclear ambitions, which led to the lifting of long-standing worldwide sanctions and the resumption of formal trade ties with several European countries. [Full Article...]

Someone Keeps Spray-Painting "Fork" Around Windsor Castle Ahead of the Royal Wedding

Someone Keeps Spray-Painting With just days to go until his daughter walks down the aisle, Meghan Markle's father has announced that he will no longer be attending the royal wedding on May 19. The actress and activist has always been outspoken about her independence and it could be a telling gesture to walk herself down the aisle as she prepares to join the world's most famous family. [Full Article...]

Officer, 4 attackers dead in Indonesia police station assault

Officer, 4 attackers dead in Indonesia police station assault According to Channel NewsAsia , at least one of the attackers was wielding a sword and wounded two officers, while another allegedly had a bomb strapped to his body. Both groups have pledged allegiance to IS, they said. On Monday, a family of five, including an eight-year-old child, mounted a suicide bombing at the Surabaya police headquarters, injuring 10 people. [Full Article...]

Orange County, California, explosion leaves 1 dead, 2 injured

Orange County, California, explosion leaves 1 dead, 2 injured Police investigators and FBI agents are studying the causes of the explosion, and they assure that there is no lingering threat to the community. Bomb technicians from the Orange County Sheriff's Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other agencies were investigating, said Paul Delacourt, the assistant director in charge of the FBI's field office in Los Angeles. [Full Article...]

Soros NGO to close Hungary office over law targeting its efforts

Soros NGO to close Hungary office over law targeting its efforts The " open society Institute" George Soros announced the termination of its activities in Hungary , the birthplace of the philanthropist, because of the "repressive" policy of the Hungarian government. Orban has accused Soros of being a part of a technique to flood Europe with migrants and of meddling in home affairs. Open Society Foundations said Tuesday that it would seek legal routes to cha... [Full Article...]

Children Tortured In California Home, Parents Charged

Children Tortured In California Home, Parents Charged According to a police statement , the boy was found sleeping under the bush of a nearby home. But officers say the conditions between their first visit in March and their second on Friday had not improved, although they did conduct a search of the home. [Full Article...]

North Korea monitors claim nuclear test site dismantling has begun

North Korea monitors claim nuclear test site dismantling has begun South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said Tuesday that North Korea will proceed with its announced plan for the shutdown, which will involve collapsing all of its tunnels with explosions, blocking its entrances and removing all observation facilities, research buildings and security posts. [Full Article...]

Putin drives Kamaz truck across newly-opened Crimean bridge

Putin drives Kamaz truck across newly-opened Crimean bridge The spokesperson for the European External Action Service said in a statement on Tuesday that the bridge was "another violation of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity". "Many didn't believe these plans were possible", Kremlin spokesman told reporters on Tuesday ahead of the ceremony. The construction is one of Putin's legacy projects, after the massive renovation of the Black Sea c... [Full Article...]

Incremental N.Korean denuclearisation will be unacceptable - S.Korea official

Incremental N.Korean denuclearisation will be unacceptable - S.Korea official South Korea , which brokered the planned talks between Trump and Kim, says Kim has genuine interested in dealing away his nuclear weapons in return for economic benefits. North Korea has threatened to cancel next month's meeting with President TrumpDonald John TrumpAvenatti defends right to release Cohen's financial info Pruitt's 24/7 security requested over fears of Trump policy backlash Sena... [Full Article...]

Indonesian family that bombed churches well off, friendly

Indonesian family that bombed churches well off, friendly The attacks killed 25 people, 13 of whom were the suicide bombers, and injured dozens more. It met at the home of Dita Oepriarto, who led his wife and four children in an attack on three churches, East Java police Chief Mahfud Arifin told reporters Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Haspel Portrays CIA Torture as a Bad Idea in 'Hindsight'

Haspel Portrays CIA Torture as a Bad Idea in 'Hindsight' Referring to Haspel's role in overseeing torture and then ordering the shredding of videotapes of torture sessions, Donnelly said , "I believe that she has learned from the past and that the Central Intelligence Agency under her leadership can help our country confront serious global threats and challenges ". [Full Article...]


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