Thursday August 16-th, 2018

Betsy DeVos testifies on Education Department budget before House panel Betsy DeVos testifies on Education Department budget before House panel

According to DeVos, the limited number of staff on the panel is meant to limit delays and avoid being "bogged down in a lot of bureaucracy". DeVos also faced scathing criticism from Representative Barbara Lee, a California Democrat , who said mi...

Woman murders her mother and gouges her eyes out Woman murders her mother and gouges her eyes out

Residents are anxious for their safety and the safety of their families. A shot time later, both she and employee purses are gone. I still joked with her as she was wearing high heels and I told her she'd better walk carefully with those heels and ...

S Korea-US drill cut short by a month: Seoul defence ministry S Korea-US drill cut short by a month: Seoul defence ministry

Seoul, Mar 20 A delayed joint military exercise between South Korea and the United States will be cut short by a month, a Seoul defence ministry spokesman said today, as the diplomatic thaw with North Korea intensifies. Pyongyang has not yet confir...

Los Alamitos approves ordinance to opt out of state's sanctuary law Los Alamitos approves ordinance to opt out of state's sanctuary law

One woman hailed the council members as "pioneers" and urged them to pass the ordinance. "I would not give them my vote". Kusumoto and Edgar joined council members Shelley Hasselbrink and Richard Murphy in support of the new local law. "We disagree...

United States officer who fatally shot Australian woman charged with murder United States officer who fatally shot Australian woman charged with murder

A community action group called "Justice for Justine" has demanded charges against Noor in Damond's death. "The facts will show that Office Noor acted as he has trained and consistent with established department policy", Plunkett said. Ms Damond mo...

Periods of Rain & Windy Today Periods of Rain & Windy Today

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Another round of widespread rain and snow showers arrives midday on Wednesday . Friday , there is a 30 percent chance of showers before 1 p.m., then a high near 70, the weather service said.

'Quitting NDA Alliance in State's Interest', says Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu 'Quitting NDA Alliance in State's Interest', says Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu

Following a continuous uproar over the demand of "No confidence motion" in the Lok Sabha , Speaker Sumitra Mahajan yesterday adjourned the House. Even now they are ready to give only 138 crores. "But in the last four years, the BJP government ...

Ben Carson Blames Purchase of $31000 Office Dining Set on His Wife Ben Carson Blames Purchase of $31000 Office Dining Set on His Wife

I said 'what the heck is this all about?' " Carson said. "The next thing I heard... was this $31,000 table had been bought". "I said, 'What the heck is that all about?'" HUD officials did not request congressional approval for the purchase of the...

US Retail Giants Write To Trump Seeking Relief On China Tariffs US Retail Giants Write To Trump Seeking Relief On China Tariffs

The impact of U.S. trade actions will be manageable because much of China's exports to the USA are American-branded or from supply chains involving United States firms, constraining tariffs, especially for technology, electronics and telecommunicat...

Uber, Careem to appeal Egypt court's banning order Uber, Careem to appeal Egypt court's banning order

Uber intends to appeal any court decision to suspend ridesharing licences in Egypt, an Uber spokesperson said. "We respect the rulings of the Egyptian judiciary, and can not comment in detail on ongoing legal proceedings". Uber Egypt's General Mana...

Keith O'Brien: disgraced ex-cardinal dies after fall Keith O'Brien: disgraced ex-cardinal dies after fall

He had been in the care of the Little Sisters of the Poor in a nursing home in Newcastle. His death, which followed a fall on Friday, was announced by his predecessor, Archbishop of St Andrew's and Edinburgh Leo Cushley, who had administered the ...

SUSSEX WEATHER: Bitter cold, frost and snow SUSSEX WEATHER: Bitter cold, frost and snow

The Met Office yellow warning - which is in place until 9am today - covers the whole of England and Wales. "Expected snow accumulations of 4-8" north of the turnpike, and 8-10" inches south are possible. Those travelling by air were advised to ch...

Pres. Trump claims political bias in Russian Federation probe Pres. Trump claims political bias in Russian Federation probe

US President Donald Trump's lawyers have provided special counsel Robert Muellers team written descriptions that chronicle key moments under investigation in hopes of curtailing the scope of a presidential interview, a media report said .

McCain Slams Trump Over Putin Call: 'Congratulating Dictators on Winning Sham Elections' McCain Slams Trump Over Putin Call: 'Congratulating Dictators on Winning Sham Elections'

The Russian people and worldwide observers may not see last Sunday's presidential election in Russia as legitimate, but President Barack Obama has now officially endorsed the return of Russian past and future President Vladimir Putin . The outrage...

Cynthia Nixon Criticizes Cuomo, Calls Albany Cynthia Nixon Criticizes Cuomo, Calls Albany "Cesspool" in First NY Campaign Stop

Supporter Christine Quinn , who mounted an unsuccessful bid for mayor of New York City in 2013, gave an interview to the New York Post in which she derided Nixon as "an unqualified lesbian". But her campaign may test the appetite of New Yorkers fo...

New Jim Carrey Art Depicts Trump: 'Wicked Witch of the West Wing' New Jim Carrey Art Depicts Trump: 'Wicked Witch of the West Wing'

THE WICKED WITCH OF THE WEST WING AND PUTIN'S FLYING MONKEYS", he captioned the artwork on March 20. Some of his most recent works, like an abstract and vibrant painting of Jesus, have been praised by art critics, but Carrey's more political art hasn...

Red Arrows jet crashes after incident at RAF Valley Red Arrows jet crashes after incident at RAF Valley

Reading a statement at the RAF base, Group Captain Nick Tucker-Lowe, described the crash as a "tragic accident" and said the families of the engineer and the pilot had been informed. Sian Rebecca Williams, 18, was waiting at Rhosneigr railway station...

Two ships collide at Pakistan's deepest port, suspending sea traffic Two ships collide at Pakistan's deepest port, suspending sea traffic

At least 21 shipping containers fell into the ocean following the collision. The port authorities would conduct a special operation to pull out fallen containers from the sea today. In this representational image, a view of the Panamanian-registere...

'Men Who Frequent Prostitutes Are Criminals' - Pope 'Men Who Frequent Prostitutes Are Criminals' - Pope

Francis said that in Italy it was likely that some 90% of male clients of prostitutes are baptised Catholics. In a marathon question-answer conversation with several hundred young people in Rome on Monday, the Catholic Church's Pope Francis attac...

Rahul Gandhi blames BJP-RSS for vandalised Periyar statue in TN Rahul Gandhi blames BJP-RSS for vandalised Periyar statue in TN

Rajinikanth, who is set to enter politics, said on his return here from his sojourn in Uttarakhand that "it is a barbaric act, I have said this before and I reiterate now, I strongly condemn it". On information, a team of police personnel from Alangu...

Explosion rattles shipping facility near San Antonio, days after Austin bombings Explosion rattles shipping facility near San Antonio, days after Austin bombings

The county Emergency Medical Service said on Twitter Sunday that they responded to reports of an explosion around 8:30 pm (0130 GMT Monday), and two men in their 20s were rushed to a hospital with serious injuries. "I'm scared about what's goin...

Wall Street Journal publishes polygraph results backing Stormy Daniels Wall Street Journal publishes polygraph results backing Stormy Daniels

Donald Trump's lawyer claims porn actress Stormy Daniels is liable for at least $20 million for violating a nondisclosure agreement she says prevents her from discussing an affair with the president, according to a court filing. The polygraph re...

Assad visits Syrian troops after retaking of Eastern Ghouta Assad visits Syrian troops after retaking of Eastern Ghouta

Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, the United Nations human rights chief, told an informal meeting of the Security Council that the Syrian government's five-year siege has involved "pervasive war crimes", use of chemical weapons and starvation as a weapon of w...

Loch Ness Monster-like creature washes up on Georgia beach Loch Ness Monster-like creature washes up on Georgia beach

According to Action News Jax , Warren initially thought the animal was a dead seal , but upon closure inspection he saw it resembled something from prehistoric times. Some people are now wondering, after viewing Warren's photo and video footage, if...

Ellington Management Group LLC Invests $222000 in QTS Realty Trust Inc (QTS)

It has underperformed by 41.85% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months positive chart setup for the $342.46M company. Therefore 59% are positive. (NYSE:FR) on Monday, October 23 with "Hold" rating. Westwood Holding Grp reported 2.37M shares. Apg ...

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