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Scott Pruitt Is Having Yet Another Scandal-Ridden Day

Scott Pruitt Is Having Yet Another Scandal-Ridden Day EPA's inspector general is now auditing Pruitt's security spending - one of at least five ongoing probes by the agency's watchdog into spending and ethics issues surrounding the administrator. Pruitt denied knowing about the raises in a media interview last week, even though the statutory authority under which the raises were granted requires his approval. [Full Article...]

The World's Oldest Living Man Was Born Before We Even Had Radios

The World's Oldest Living Man Was Born Before We Even Had Radios He now lives with his family, who own and manages a 105-year-old hot springs inn. His granddaughter Yuko Nonaka said: "He needs a wheelchair to move but he is in good condition". A 112-year-old man living in Japan has shared his secrets to becoming the oldest man alive. That honor goes to Jiroemon Kimura , also from Japan, who was born on April 19, 1897, and died on June 12, 2013, at the age ... [Full Article...]

Local Doctors Push For Organ Donations During National Donate Life Month

Local Doctors Push For Organ Donations During National Donate Life Month Campbell spoke briefly about her children having registered as organ donors, and how they encouraged their friends to do the same. "You can help Tennova save lives by signing up to be an organ donor through the state registry website". A spokesperson for Manitoba's organ donation agency said there has been a "remarkable" jump in signups since the Friday crash, with more than 300 people registe... [Full Article...]

New Japan coach vows to build on 'world-class' technique

New Japan coach vows to build on 'world-class' technique If it was guaranteed that just by changing managers you would magically make the team better, we would do that. Comments made by the manager in the wake of the defeat, as quoted by the Japan Times, brought him in for more heavy criticism: "I was amazed by South Korea's explosiveness of power, technique and control of the game". [Full Article...]

Trump rages over Cohen raid on Twitter

Trump rages over Cohen raid on Twitter The WallStreet Journal reported Tuesday the prosecutors in the U.S. Attorneys' Business Office at the Southern District of NY requested Information of the payment created to Daniels in the weeks leading up to the 20-16 presidential elections. [Full Article...]

National report card shows flat results in reading, math

National report card shows flat results in reading, math U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says the country needs to do better for its students, citing the stagnating reading and math scores . The report said 30 percent of Arizona eighth-graders were considered proficient in reading a year ago, compared to a national average of 35 percent. [Full Article...]

PM Modi to observe a day-long fast on April 12

PM Modi to observe a day-long fast on April 12 A Delhi BJP office bearer present in one of the meeting told this newspaper that the Dr Harsh Vardhan advised everyone present in the meeting to take precaution of highest order to avoid any embracement to the party or the Prime Minister. The announcement comes a day after senior Congress leaders in Delhi observed a six-hour fast to protest against the "threat to communal harmony" across the nat... [Full Article...]

Kinder Morgan is suspending pipeline production because of BC resistance

Kinder Morgan is suspending pipeline production because of BC resistance Kinder Morgan announced late Sunday it was calling a halt to all non-essential spending on the project, giving Ottawa a deadline of May 31 to convince the company and its investors that the pipeline can prevail over the opposition that now threatens to block it. [Full Article...]

Top EU court sides with France in case against Uber managers

Top EU court sides with France in case against Uber managers Cab aggregator Uber has acquired JUMP , a bike-sharing startup and the reported price paid is around $200 million. Now, the European Commission recently dealt a huge blow to Uber's argument by ruling that it's a transportation, not a digital service company . [Full Article...]

Back on Fox News, Laura Ingraham doesn't directly address David Hogg controversy

Back on Fox News, Laura Ingraham doesn't directly address David Hogg controversy Entercom spokeswoman Esther-Mireya Tejeda said Tuesday that his show on KFTK-FM has been taken off the air while the company "looks into the matter ". "We demand advertisers stop being complicit". "Upon further investigation, our franchise partner has stopped its advertising ", Ruth's Chris has tweeted in scores of replies since Friday. [Full Article...]

Reed's Masters win shows golf is anybody's game

Reed's Masters win shows golf is anybody's game But the controversial American won't let that take the shine off his first major triumph, secured Sunday after the challenges of Rory McIlroy , Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler all fell away. It was possibly the highest score I could have shot today. And it wasn't just about them. His irons were indeed bad: "From 150 in it was not very good, which isn't like him", Joe LaCava, Woods's caddie,... [Full Article...]

No Trump at Harry and Meghan's Wedding as Politicians Shut Out

Wedding guests will be people who have an existing direct relationship with one or both of the couple, a Royal source said. In that case, a picture of Prince Harry was printed on the mug by mistake. In fact, the couple has chose to leave political leaders off of the guest list all together. Among the 600 guests, however, there will be 12-year-old Amelia Thompson who was injured in the Man... [Full Article...]

6 killed in fiery plane crash on Arizona golf course

6 killed in fiery plane crash on Arizona golf course It did not identify the dead. The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating. The crash happened on the sister golf course to the Stadium Course, where the PGA holds the Waste Management Phoenix Open each February. Scottsdale Police confirm that there were multiple fatalities as a result of the crash, but can't confirm how many people on board. Video of the scene shortly ... [Full Article...]

Global Watchdog to Travel to Syria to Probe Alleged Chemical Attack

Global Watchdog to Travel to Syria to Probe Alleged Chemical Attack President Trump said during a Cabinet meeting on Monday that he would decide within the next day or two how to respond to a devastating chemical attack in Syria over the weekend. A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer, the USS Donald Cook, is in the Mediterranean. It's believed that any USA military response is unlikely to include significant numbers of ground forces. [Full Article...]

Ferrari fined €50 000 after F1 mechanic injured

Ferrari fined €50 000 after F1 mechanic injured He pulled over on the side of the track because of an electrical failure, prompting the safety vehicle to come out. "My job is to go when the light says so". The win was Vettel's second in succession at the start of 2018 but the manner of victory was in stark contrast to his somewhat fortunate success in Australia two weeks previously. [Full Article...]

Jamie Allman's Show Is Canceled Over Tweet About Parkland Shooting Survivor

Jamie Allman's Show Is Canceled Over Tweet About Parkland Shooting Survivor A Richmond Heights Democrat and a longtime supporter of stronger gun laws, Rep. Stacey Newman, criticized Allman for his actions and said he crossed a line. During the opening monologue of her return episode, Ingraham took aim at what she called "bullies" on the left who "silence" conservative voices, and condemning the FBI's raid of President Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen's office. [Full Article...]

Impact of tariffs on China soybean supply being closely watched - ag ministry

Impact of tariffs on China soybean supply being closely watched - ag ministry China has denied American accusations of unfair trade practices and vowed to retaliate if the US follows through on plans to put tariffs on Chinese goods, claims that have roiled global markets over fears that prices will rise and demand will slow worldwide. [Full Article...]

Himachal Pradesh: 30 killed as school bus falls into gorge

Himachal Pradesh: 30 killed as school bus falls into gorge Police said Haji Mohamed, 8, was struck by the school bus when he attempted to run across Sprague Street. Among those killed was 16-year-old Shagun, who had taken a lift on the bus about one kilometre away from the accident site, two women teachers and the bus driver, Madan Lal, a 67-year-old ex-serviceman. [Full Article...]

Woman 'embalmed alive' in hospital error

Woman 'embalmed alive' in hospital error According to Galina Baryshnikova, Fedyaeva's mother, her daughter suffered extreme pain and convulsions for two days before slipping into a coma and passing away. Hospital staff reported that they noticed the mistake roughly two minutes into the procedure and took steps to flush the mixture from her body. Doctors had earlier used 52 different drugs to try combat the effects of the formalin drip,... [Full Article...]

South Pacific Nation Vanuatu Rejects Reports Of Hosting Chinese Military Base

South Pacific Nation Vanuatu Rejects Reports Of Hosting Chinese Military Base Any future naval or air base in Vanuatu would "give China a foothold for operations to coerce Australia , outflank the USA and its base on US territory at Guam, and collect intelligence in a regional security crisis", Rory Medcalf, head of the National Security College at the Australian National University, said in a report for the Lowy Institute think tank in Sydney. [Full Article...]


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