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Republicans Lost Support in Every Special Election Since Trump Became President

Republicans Lost Support in Every Special Election Since Trump Became President Tipirneni said on Twitter that she was still waiting for the results of the election, held to replace U.S. Representative Trent Franks , a Republican , in Arizona's 8th district. No Democrat has represented Phoenix's western suburbs in 40 years and the district rarely has been competitive. Tipirneni raised $664,920 during the race, over $100,000 more than Lesko's $539,403. [Full Article...]

Danish Inventor Gets Life Imprisonment For Killing Journalist In Submarine

Danish Inventor Gets Life Imprisonment For Killing Journalist In Submarine Madsen's defense lawyer has said he should only be sentenced for cutting Wall into pieces. Life sentences in Denmark usually mean 16 years in prison, but convicts are reassessed during their incarceration to determine whether they would pose a danger to society if released and can be kept longer. [Full Article...]

Global Donors Expected to Raise Over $6 Billion for Syrian Crisis

Global Donors Expected to Raise Over $6 Billion for Syrian Crisis Around 80 countries, organizations, and partners are attending the donor conference in Brussels . Lowcock earlier said he hoped to see $8bn pledged yesterday. "There would be a direct interest in Moscow as well as Tehran and I limit myself to those two capitals to identifying ways to contribute positively to a political solution", Federica Mogherini , EU Foreign Affairs Chief said. [Full Article...]

How Trump's travel ban ended up at the Supreme Court

How Trump's travel ban ended up at the Supreme Court They also argue that his policy amounts to the Muslim ban that he called for as a candidate, violating the Constitution's prohibition against religious bias. Kennedy added: Do courts have the obligation to review whether there's a national emergency that justifies that presidential leeway? Another of the Trump Administration's immigration policies is also under challenge. [Full Article...]

Fischer Meets With Secretary of State Nominee Mike Pompeo

Fischer Meets With Secretary of State Nominee Mike Pompeo Chris Coons, D-Del., is embraced by Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker , R-Tenn., left, after Coons helped to end a dramatic vote for President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo , who has faced considerable opposition before the panel, on Capitol Hill in Washington , Monday, April 23, 2018 . [Full Article...]

President George HW Bush still in ICU but is 'responding, recovering'

President George HW Bush still in ICU but is 'responding, recovering' On Monday, McGrath said Bush was "responding to treatments and appears to be recovering". Jim McGrath, a spokesman for the Bush family, announced that the former president had been hospitalized at Houston Methodist Hospital on Monday after "contracting an infection that spread to his blood". [Full Article...]

Spanish Senator honors memory of Armenian Genocide victims

Spanish Senator honors memory of Armenian Genocide victims The President's full statement is provided below. Argentina, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Russia, and Uruguay are among almost 30 countries that formally recognized the Armenian genocide . [Full Article...]

Waffle House Hero Honored By TN State Legislature

Waffle House Hero Honored By TN State Legislature The 29-year-old man who confronted and stopped a gunman during a rampage at a Tennessee restaurant was hailed Tuesday as a hero by the USA state's legislature. He told officers that he had taken four guns away when his son was "having problems" but later returned them. The Senate will also honor Shaw Jr. [Full Article...]

Israel aborts plan to deport African refugees

Israel aborts plan to deport African refugees The government originally announced a plan under which it would present migrants with $3,500 and the opportunity to leave on their own accord, or face indefinite imprisonment with eventual forced expulsion. Security along the once porous border has since been greatly tightened. Official figures released by the Interior Ministry show Israel has some 42,000 African migrants, many of whom live in t... [Full Article...]

Truckers help troopers prevent man from jumping off MI bridge

Truckers help troopers prevent man from jumping off MI bridge Negotiators spoke with the man for several hours and he eventually walked off the bridge . In a tweet, Michigan State Police said "The photo does show the work troopers and local officers do to serve the public". Police received the call around 1 a.m this morning that there was a man threatening suicide. After about 3 hours - they were able to get him down where he was taken to the hospital to ... [Full Article...]

Trump reaffirms support for embattled VA nominee Ronny Jackson

Trump reaffirms support for embattled VA nominee Ronny Jackson Now, however, it appears that Jackson's confirmation may be sidelined due to emerging allegations that could torpedo the nomination entirely. The president spoke hours after Senator Johnny Isakson , chairman of the Veterans Affairs Committee, said he and the panel's ranking Democrat, Jon Tester , chose to delay a hearing on Jackson's nomination that had been scheduled for Wednesday and sent a... [Full Article...]

Two police officers, civilian shot in Dallas

Two police officers, civilian shot in Dallas The Home Depot employee's condition is unknown. At least one person could be seen being loaded onto an ambulance. A source has informed local media that among law enforcement, a photo is circulating of 29-year-old Armando Juarez. The shooting happened about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday outside a Home Depot in northern Dallas. Police were actively searching for the shooting suspect in a nearby wooded area. [Full Article...]

23-month-old Alfie Evans Removed From Life Support Despite Parents' Wishes

23-month-old Alfie Evans Removed From Life Support Despite Parents' Wishes Protesters have flocked to the hospital where he is being treated, demanding that treatment be continued . "Moved by the prayers and vast solidarity shown little Alfie Evans , I renew my appeal that the suffering of his parents may be heard and that their desire to seek new forms of treatment may be granted", the Pope said on Twitter. [Full Article...]

Alfie Evans' dad says child is breathing unaided

Alfie Evans' dad says child is breathing unaided He gave lawyers permission to release a recording of the hearing to the Press Association. "They say Alfie's suffering". She said she was not "completely satisfied" that Alfie had been granted Italian citizenship. Specialists say his brain has been "eroded". Doctors in the United Kingdom have not been able to make a definitive diagnosis of the 23-month-old child's degenerative neurological c... [Full Article...]

Ireland to start collecting billions in back taxes from Apple

Ireland to start collecting billions in back taxes from Apple The tech giant on Tuesday was expected to sign an agreement with Ireland finance minister Paschal Donohoe to set up a tax-repayment plan worth 13 billion euros ($15.9 billion), according to the Financial Times . At the time, it said: "The goal of the state aid rules is to tackle state interventions which confer a selective advantage". Bank of New York Mellon has been selected as preferred ten... [Full Article...]

What we know - and don't know - about the Toronto van collision

What we know - and don't know - about the Toronto van collision He continued driving southbound on Yonge Street , deliberately striking more people on the sidewalk and roadway, Gibson said. The officer who apprehended Minassian was praised for making a peaceful arrest even as the suspect shouted, "Kill me" and claimed to have a gun. [Full Article...]

Rejection of impeachment motion destroyed legitimate process of law: Sibal

The Order passed by the Vice President in this regard dismissed the motion on three grounds: no proved misbehaviour , it is an internal matter of the Supreme Court , and that the MPs violated the rule from the handbook. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud appeared. On a careful analysis and reflection, I find that there is virtually no concrete verifiable imputation. [Full Article...]

J&K shuts down coaching centres over Kathua protests

J&K shuts down coaching centres over Kathua protests Kashmir has been in the throes of spiraling student protests in the past month or so to seek justice for the Kathua rape-murder victim whose body was found in Rasana village on January 10. We do not know which centres are to be shut. However, the order shall have no bearing on coaching centres which provide coaching for professional courses for the students who have already passed 12th class ... [Full Article...]

Blue Jackets vs. Capitals live stream, Game 6

Blue Jackets vs. Capitals live stream, Game 6 Now the trick is doing what Babcock's Toronto Maple Leafs couldn't a year ago: stave off elimination from the Capitals. Outside of Artemi Panarin , Calvert has been the Blue Jackets best forward this series. The Blue Jackets have to find more secondary offence out of their depth players like Calvert. So, the Blue Jackets can't get caught daydreaming about a possible Game 7. [Full Article...]

Brit Who Filmed Dog Giving Nazi Salutes Fined Over $1000

Brit Who Filmed Dog Giving Nazi Salutes Fined Over $1000 He said the dog was filmed responding to the phrase "gas the Jews", which was repeated 23 times in the video . "I also found it proved that the video contained anti-Semitic, and racist material, in that it explicitly and exclusively referred to Jews, the Holocaust and the role of the Nazis in the death of six million Jews in a grossly offensive manner". [Full Article...]


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