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New York Rep. Louise Slaughter, Oldest Member of Congress, Dies at 88

New York Rep. Louise Slaughter, Oldest Member of Congress, Dies at 88 She was one of only 67 Members of Congress to vote against the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act in 1996, earned a ideal 100 score on HRC's most recent Congressional Scorecard, and spoke out strongly against Donald Trump's attempts to implement a transgender military ban. [Full Article...]

Hope for survivors fades in rubble of Florida bridge collapse

Hope for survivors fades in rubble of Florida bridge collapse Miami-Dade police Director Juan Perez said they are working to remove them quickly, but are trying to be as careful as possible. Alvaro Zabaleta on Friday. It was built using a method called "accelerated bridge construction" to avoid traffic disruption. Figg is responsible for the Sunshine Skyway Bridge across Tampa Bay. [Full Article...]

Kashmir: Gunfight erupts after militants fire at BJP leader's security officer

Kashmir: Gunfight erupts after militants fire at BJP leader's security officer He added that the police personnel accompanying Khan foiled the attempt, during which Ahmad received a bullet injury. State spokesperson of BJP Altaf Thakur said that Khan was sacked at by a couple of militants, but he escaped unhurt. He's said to be in a stable condition in hospital. "Security forces, following leads (about presence of terrorist s), cordoned a cluster of houses at Balhama. [Full Article...]

Why Is There Plastic In My Bottled Water?

Why Is There Plastic In My Bottled Water? Both Gerolsteiner, a German water brand, and Nestle , have questioned the results of the Orb Media report . This is just over the mean breadth of a human hair. The popularity of bottled water has scientists and governments increasingly concerned about the effects of microplastic pollution. World Health Organization was to launch a review into the potential risks of plastic in drinking wate... [Full Article...]

3 men charged in Minnesota mosque bombing

3 men charged in Minnesota mosque bombing Tuesday morning, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents arrested four rural east central IL men on a criminal complaint that charges them with possession of a machine gun. In January, a second informant told authorities that the three men had carried out the mosque bombing and the failed clinic bombing, according to a complaint. [Full Article...]

US Hits Russia With Sanctions Over Cyber Attacks

US Hits Russia With Sanctions Over Cyber Attacks Yevgeny Prigozhin said he has no business in the US and will not be affected. The sanctions and support for Britain represent another plunge in US-Russian relations, despite Mr Trump's stated desire for improved ties. A Treasury Department statement says the nerve agent attack "demonstrates the reckless and irresponsible conduct" of the Russian government. Mueller is investigating Russian in... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia prince says will develop nuclear bomb if Iran does

Saudi Arabia prince says will develop nuclear bomb if Iran does According to NBC , the crown prince provided his father with several reasons why he could not see his mother. Both the countries also have their conflict in issues relating to Yemen, Syria, and Iraq. Its army is not among the top five armies in the Muslim world. His comments on Iran also suggested that he would seek further cooperation with the USA in combating Iranian influence in West Asia,... [Full Article...]

Streamer 'Ninja' & Drake Rack Up 600k Viewers During Fortnite Session

Streamer 'Ninja' & Drake Rack Up 600k Viewers During Fortnite Session But the rest of you might need an explainer. A month! Not bad for playing video games and having blue hair. Watch as Twitch Streamer Ninja uses a grenade to set up an awesome and hilarious takedown on a foe! Celebs playing video games and recording themselves is a huge phenomenon. [Full Article...]

Austin package bomb victim's next door neighbor reacts after blast

Austin package bomb victim's next door neighbor reacts after blast That was about 12 miles (20 kilometers) south of the home where the March 2 package bombing occurred. Still unknown is what connection - if any - the two families had to a third household where another package bomb exploded Monday, wounding a 75-year-old Hispanic woman who remains hospitalized in critical condition but has not yet been identified. [Full Article...]

Kudlow to become Trump's next top economic adviser

Kudlow to become Trump's next top economic adviser Peter Navarro, Trump's top trade adviser and a fervent proponent of the President's tariffs, was seen as the force behind Cohn's eventual departure. Kudlow, who served as Trumps informal economic adviser during the 2016 campaign, is a well-known conservative voice. [Full Article...]

North American cities included in United 2026 World Cup bid

North American cities included in United 2026 World Cup bid See a list of all the proposed host cities at the bottom of this story. A final list of 16 cities - likely the three each in Mexico and Canada, leaving only 10 in the United States - will be finalized in 2021, the bid's executive director, John Kristick, said. [Full Article...]

Brazilian Activists Demand Justice After Assassination of Rising Councilwoman Marielle Franco

Brazilian Activists Demand Justice After Assassination of Rising Councilwoman Marielle Franco A police official told The Associated Press that the 38-year-old Franco appeared to have been targeted by perpetrators who knew exactly where she would be sitting in a vehicle with tinted windows. Franco was born and raised in one of Rio's impoverished communities, where she became an activist. The attack on Franco, coming despite army intervention last month to control Rio's soaring crime rat... [Full Article...]

Irish Politicians are outraged with Varadkar's story of how he helped Trump

Irish Politicians are outraged with Varadkar's story of how he helped Trump After noting a number of famous Irish Americans, Trump said: "Whenever there's a problem, you call, we'll solve it". Many of those without legal permission overstayed a visitors' visa and now work and have families in the country. The White House administration continuously mentioned the commonalities between the two nations - namely the many prominent Irish-Americans involved in politics in the... [Full Article...]

Dr. Stephen Hawking's connection to local doctor

Dr. Stephen Hawking's connection to local doctor British physicist Stephen Hawking achieved all of the above and so much more in the course of his remarkable life, which ended Wednesday at the age of 76. The Paris St Germain star, who is recovering from a foot injury, posted a photo on Twitter of himself smiling in a wheelchair in "tribute" to the late Cambridge professor. [Full Article...]

In Context: Did Hillary Clinton call Wisconsin 'backwards'?

In Context: Did Hillary Clinton call Wisconsin 'backwards'? Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown (D.) said he doesn't "really care" about Clinton saying things unhelpful to the party. The Mehrangarh Fort authorities said her programme to visit there was cancelled due to the injuries and she might visit there tomorrow morning. [Full Article...]

FBI disciplinary office recommends firing ex-No. 2 official Andrew McCabe

FBI disciplinary office recommends firing ex-No. 2 official Andrew McCabe Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz has been working on a report that blasts McCabe for allowing two high-ranking bureau officials to sit down with The Wall Street Journal as the news outlet prepared a report in 2016 on an investigation into Hillary Clinton's family foundation, and then misleading the inspector general's team about his actions. [Full Article...]

One killed, 20 injured as blast targets police in Raiwind

One killed, 20 injured as blast targets police in Raiwind Police and rescue teams rushed to the site and shifted the body and the injured persons to the nearby hospitals. Two sub-inspectors and three constables are among the dead while the injured include ASP and SHO Raiwind. The blast occurred on Wednesday in Raiwind, a town near the eastern Pakistani city, and was claimed by the Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) armed group. Meanwhile, IG Punjab Arif Nawaz K... [Full Article...]

Celebrate Pi Day in Charlotte with free pie, pizza deals and more

Celebrate Pi Day in Charlotte with free pie, pizza deals and more BLAZE PIZZA: The fast-casual pizza chain will also have personal create-your-own pizzas for $3.14 on "Pi" Day. And knowing π (pi) is the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter is just a bonus. Some local pizza places are celebrating the holiday. The offer is limited to one per person and only on the Neapolitan cheese pizza. Although we didn't see any planned marches in Seattle this y... [Full Article...]

Philippines to pull out of ICC 'immediately', Duterte says

Philippines to pull out of ICC 'immediately', Duterte says In addition, the United Nations and ICC are conducting investigations into Duterte's alleged extrajudicial killings as the Philippine government wages a full-on war against drug lords. However, the 72-year-old said that he is not planning to wait, and that the withdrawal would take place immediately. The country still must a formal notice to withdraw from the tribunal. [Full Article...]

Shoe Thrown At Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

Shoe Thrown At Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Nawaz made Pakistan's defence "invincible" through atomic weapons, rejected $5 billion aid from the United States and built motorways, he said. Meanwhile, a Supreme Court beach headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar today disposed of a number of contempt of court petitions against former prime ministers Nawaz Sharif and Yousaf Raza Gilani, Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif and former Senate ch... [Full Article...]


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