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Trumps Spend $5 Million Less Than Obamas On White House Salaries Trumps Spend $5 Million Less Than Obamas On White House Salaries
- July 04, 2017

One point to consider is whether the White House might work a bit more effectively if it had, say, a few more assistants for legislative affairs attempting to coordinate with Capitol Hill. They include chief strategist Steve Bannon, chief of staff Reince Priebus, press secretary Sean Spicer and senior counselor Kellyanne Conway. So far, the White House has not responded to CNN's request for a comment. (more...)
Chairman of the Northern Elders Forum, Maitama Sule is dead Chairman of the Northern Elders Forum, Maitama Sule is dead
- July 04, 2017

The Kano State Government has declared Tuesday as public holiday in honour of late elder statesman, Alhaji Maitama Sule. Late Alhaji Yusuf Maitama Sule reportedly died in a Cairo Hospital, Egypt this morning according to a close family source. (more...)
85% job quota for city grads in govt schools 85% job quota for city grads in govt schools
- July 03, 2017

The Delhi Assembly on Thursday condemned incidents of lynching in the name of "Gau Raksha" and passed a resolution urging people to "uphold the Constitution in letter and spirit". The Delhi government has its own "logic" to defend this resolution. Till yesterday students paid fees through online for admission. The House also adopted another resolution demanding an amendment in the Delhi University Act, 1922. (more...)
Red pickup truck recovered in Chester County road rage killing Red pickup truck recovered in Chester County road rage killing
- July 03, 2017

Chester County District Attorney Thomas Hogan said Sunday that the murder was not racially motivated. Police found the gun, which he bought legally in November, 2015, in Desper's bedroom. "To that man who fired that shot, turn yourself in now". Bianca planned to study psychology, and we looked forward to warmly greeting her as a member not only of the Class of 2021, but of the entire close-knit JU family. (more...)
Injured in Arkansas shooting; Terror Act Put Aside by Cops Injured in Arkansas shooting; Terror Act Put Aside by Cops
- July 03, 2017

No arrests have been made yet in the incident, which occurred early Saturday morning and left 25 people with gunshot wounds and three others injured as clubgoers scrambled for the exits. Meanwhile, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson sent his prayers to the victims and their families and addressed the growing crime rate in Little Rock . (more...)
State shutdown Day 2: Updated list on what's open and closed
- July 03, 2017

Earlier in the day, Christie told reporters he understands that people may have a negative perception that his family gets to enjoy Island Beach State Park while the public can not, but he pointed out that the governor also has a state-owned residence there. (more...)
Man Arrested Over Disappearance Of Graduate Student Yingying Zhang Man Arrested Over Disappearance Of Graduate Student Yingying Zhang
- July 03, 2017

Christensen is expected to be in court July 3rd. The FBI believes the young woman is dead based in part on audio recordings in which Christensen allegedly explained how he brought Zhang to his apartment and held her against her will. The affidavit says investigators obtained consent from Christensen's roommate to search the residence, where they seized numerous electronics, including several computers and cellphones belonging to the suspect. (more...)
Trump tweets for full repeal of health law Trump tweets for full repeal of health law
- July 03, 2017

But Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), one of the main conservative critics of the bill as now written, suggested on the same show the legislation should be junked and process of writing it begun anew. The Kentucky Republican was adamant about the timing of the vote, right up until he wasn't anymore. Republican leaders are also offering $45 billion over ten years to combat the opioid epidemic, and a new incentive for people to establish tax-free savings accounts for medical expenses. (more...)
Top LeT ultra, 2 civilians killed in JK operation Top LeT ultra, 2 civilians killed in JK operation
- July 02, 2017

Last month Bashir Lashkari had led a gang of terrorist who had ambushed and killed 6 policemen, which included the officer Feroz Ahmad Dar. Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in Brenti-Batpora in Anantnag early today after they received information about the presence of militants, including Lashkari, a police official said. (more...)
World leaders bid farewell to 'patriot' Helmut Kohl World leaders bid farewell to 'patriot' Helmut Kohl
- July 02, 2017

Including mine, she added, having been brought up in communist East Germany. Walter Kohl has described the European Parliament commemoration as "unworthy" in an interview with German newspaper Die Zeit. Kohl, who served as chancellor from 1982 to 1998, died on June 16 at age 87. It concluded with the German national anthem and excerpts from Beethoven's 9th symphony "Ode to Joy", which is used as the European Union anthem. (more...)
A few severe storms possible today -- here's when and where A few severe storms possible today -- here's when and where
- July 02, 2017

A severe storm watch means severe thunderstorms are possible in and near the designated area. The storm cell prompted the National Weather Service to issue a weather advisory , noting a strong storm was 15 miles southeast of Brainerd near South Long Lake. (more...)
Cloudy weekend as chances for showers, thunderstorms persist Cloudy weekend as chances for showers, thunderstorms persist
- July 02, 2017

Rain and thunderstorms are expected throughout the Capital Region tonight . Rain and thunderstorms are expected for most of the holiday weekend , and some storms could be severe. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 miles per hour in the afternoon. Scattered showers and thunderstorms once again. Winds will be light out of the south, southeast. (more...)
Republican attorneys general target Obama 'Dreamer' program Republican attorneys general target Obama 'Dreamer' program
- July 01, 2017

DAPA never took effect. After two years, eligible undocumented immigrants can apply for status renewal. The 2014 changes appeared to be doomed a year ago, when the Supreme Court - splitting 4-to-4 - left intact the lower court orders against enforcement. (more...)
Marine Le Pen charged over European Union funding scandal Marine Le Pen charged over European Union funding scandal
- July 01, 2017

The allegations contend that Le Pen and the National Front used funds from the European Parliament , the EU's legislative body, to pay party staff members, according to Agence France-Presse . Le Pen had twice refused summonses from authorities while campaigning, first for the French presidential election which she lost on May 7 to Emmanuel Macron , then for a lawmaker's seat in the French National Assembly which she won on June 18. (more...)
IL heads toward third year without budget IL heads toward third year without budget
- July 01, 2017

The Illinois House has adjourned after endorsing a $36 billion state budget, though a final vote won't come in time to prevent Illinois from starting its third consecutive fiscal year without a spending plan. A missed deadline means an nearly certain downgrade in Illinois' creditworthiness to "junk" status. The Chicago Democrat reiterated Thursday that revenue to pay for the Democrats' plan would rely on an income-tax hike but no legislation has been filed. (more...)
Friday forecast: Gradual clearing with mainly dry conditions through Sunday Friday forecast: Gradual clearing with mainly dry conditions through Sunday
- July 01, 2017

More showers and storms are will develop this afternoon. In the cold front's wake the dewpoints will fall into the more manageable low and mid 60s for Sunday afternoon. The clouds may hang around during the morning, but should dissipate during the afternoon, leading to sunshine! Low around 67. There is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. (more...)
May outlines guarantees for European Union citizens post-Brexit May outlines guarantees for European Union citizens post-Brexit
- July 01, 2017

Deloitte's report comes the day after Prime Minister Theresa May announced a new set of proposals for European Union nationals living in Britain after Brexit . looking to recover what is spent on the immigration system". He added that there could be some dispute over the UK's proposals to enshrine the new residency system in United Kingdom law. (more...)
State Officials Deny Request From Trump Election Panel to Share Voter Data State Officials Deny Request From Trump Election Panel to Share Voter Data
- July 01, 2017

There's information that's publicly available. The secretary of state has been sued "four times by the ACLU for voter suppression and was sanctioned by a federal court last week for 'deceptive conduct and lack of candor'". He did not return an email seeking comment and a spokeswoman did not answer her phone and her voice mailbox was full. Academics who have studied the issue for decades say voter fraud - particularly of the type that strict ID laws championed by Kobach and others are meant ... (more...)
Masterpiece Cakeshop Is Fighting for the First Amendment, Not Against Gay Marriage Masterpiece Cakeshop Is Fighting for the First Amendment, Not Against Gay Marriage
- July 01, 2017

Essentially, the court ruled that the right to same-sex marriage doesn't necessarily guarantee or "decide all marriage-related matters", leaving the status of benefits for same-sex couples up in the air as the courts reconsider it. The high court on Monday reversed a ruling by the Arkansas Supreme Court that kept married same-sex couples from being treated the same as opposite-sex couples on their children's birth certificates. (more...)
Pregnant teen charged after killing boyfriend in failed YouTube stunt Pregnant teen charged after killing boyfriend in failed YouTube stunt
- June 30, 2017

The book did not stop the bullet, and Ruiz was killed by a single gunshot wound to his chest. Around 6:30 Monday night, the Norman County Sheriff's Office was called to the 500 block of U.S. "I remember him telling me", Ruiz says. Perez is seven months pregnant with Ruiz's second child. They had a GoPro on a vehicle, along with another camera on a ladder recording the incident . (more...)