• Federal judge rules Florida's lifetime ban on voting by felons is unconstitutional
Federal judge rules Florida's lifetime ban on voting by felons is unconstitutional

U.S. District Judge Mark Walker on Thursday issued a blistering ruling that says the state's current process to restore voting rights is flawed. "The discretion of the clemency board over the restoration of felons' rights in Florida has been in place for decades and overseen by multiple governors", the office said.

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  • Palestinian President to address UN Security Council Feb 20
Palestinian President to address UN Security Council Feb 20

He added that this was clear in the resolution, recently adopted by the UN General Assembly with a majority of 128 votes which called on the United States to withdraw its recognition and stressed at the same time a unanimous conviction that there is no legal effect of any unilateral decision or action that aim to change the character, status or dem...

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  • Comey Tweets About 'Weasels and Liars' and Joe McCarthy
Comey Tweets About 'Weasels and Liars' and Joe McCarthy

The FBI and the U.S justice department, as well as Democrats and some Republicans, have voiced opposition to the memo being released. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) dismissed claims that a much-anticipated House Intelligence Committee-generated memo was altered in a way that would distort the information misleadingly.

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  • Trans Mountain pipeline project will be built, says PM Trudeau
Trans Mountain pipeline project will be built, says PM Trudeau

She reminded Trudeau during a 30-minute phone call Thursday (when they couldn't arrange a face-to-face meeting) that the only body with the constitutional power to regulate interprovincial pipelines is the federal cabinet. which would create another roadblock for the already-delayed Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion. Notley described the proposal as...

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  • Bill on Holocaust 'truth' clears Poland's legislature
Bill on Holocaust 'truth' clears Poland's legislature

Several global organizations have been quick to condemn the law, including Yad Vashem, Israel's official Holocaust memorial; the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum; and the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles. Duda has emphasized that there was no institutionalized participation by Poland or its people in the Holocaust , while admitt...

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  • Miguna Miguna: Court orders his release after dramatic arrest
Miguna Miguna: Court orders his release after dramatic arrest

Raila Odinga, the opposition leader, had on Tuesday sworn himself in as president after the country's apex court had upheld Kenyatta's victory in the November re-run election. "We reject actions that undermine Kenya's Constitution and the rule of law ", the statement read. Odinga's National Super Alliance (NASA) says it wants to create an altern...

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  • CJI makes allocation of cases to judges public
CJI makes allocation of cases to judges public

Last month, justices Chelameswar , Gogoi, Lokur and Joseph held an unprecedented press conference in which they questioned the CJI's allocation of sensitive PILs and important cases. Justice Gogoi will hear cases relating to labour, tax laws, company law, criminal matters, excise and liquor issues. Justice Chelameswar gets criminal matters and c...

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  • Trump's immigration deal is, well, the real deal
Trump's immigration deal is, well, the real deal

The president offered little by way of an olive branch to Democrats, instead repeating an existing White House proposal and - in the single most memorable line of the night - insisting "Americans are dreamers too". The push to reach some sort of consensus on immigration was put on the front burner by Trump's decision to cancel the Deferred Actio...

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  • Democrats lag GOP in fundraising despite anti-Trump energy
Democrats lag GOP in fundraising despite anti-Trump energy

He knew he had a stronger position than the Democrats and used that understanding to his advantage. In 2013, the Senate approved bipartisan legislation that would have offered a path to citizenship for the nation's 11 million undocumented immigrants , build or renovate 700 miles of border fencing and enact significant changes to family immigration...

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  • BJP ally TDP Chandrababu Naidu disappointed over budget, calls it
BJP ally TDP Chandrababu Naidu disappointed over budget, calls it "deeply disappointing"

MP Vijaya Sai Reddy criticised the TDP regime for failing to protect the interests of Andhra Pradesh as there was nothing for the State in the Union Budget. Naidu added, "If they don't want us, we will do the namaskaram and chart our own course". "We are disappointed", said Anantapur MP JC Diwakar Reddy.

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  • ESU to celebrate Black History month
ESU to celebrate Black History month

Call representatives at the federal, state and local levels, and ask what they are doing to reduce police violence in this country. From Harriet Tubman to Dr. Because "those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished", Woodson famously said, "lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of biography and history".

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  • Trump says Democrats are 'AWOL' on immigration
Trump says Democrats are 'AWOL' on immigration

Besides tax cuts and the strong economy, Republicans said they have a not-so-secret weapon: House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, who said the GOP tax bill would provide mere "crumbs" for many taxpayers. Conservative Republicans in the House of Representatives are uneasy about extending what they call "amnesty" to anyone in the United States ille...

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  • Texas Man Executed For Killing Daughters While Their Mother Listened on Phone
Texas Man Executed For Killing Daughters While Their Mother Listened on Phone

Hours before Battaglia's scheduled death sentence, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals denied his attorney's request to block the lethal injection . They contended the 62-year-old was delusional and mentally incompetent for execution and that a lower court improperly refused Battaglia's lawyers money to hire an expert to further examine legal claims ...

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  • Second teen in 'Slenderman' stabbing gets 40 years in mental institution
Second teen in 'Slenderman' stabbing gets 40 years in mental institution

The girls said they committed their crime in dedication to Slender Man , a fictional horror character, who told them to do it. They left her for dead but Payton managed to crawl out of the woods and was discovered by a passing bicyclist.

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  • Joel Embiid and Aaron Gordon highlight All-Star Saturday
Joel Embiid and Aaron Gordon highlight All-Star Saturday

And as cool as that is going to be, we can't forget about the festivities before the game when the Skills Challenge , 3-Point Shootout and the Slam Dunk Contest take place on Saturday night. The North Carolina State product is averaging 14.8 points, 4.8 assists and 3.9 rebound per game. George connected on a record nine three-pointers and scor...

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  • IDF strikes Hamas observation post in response to rocket fire
IDF strikes Hamas observation post in response to rocket fire

In November, Israel blew up tunnels in the southern Gaza Strip, killing 12 Palestinian fighters with the Hamas and Islamic Jihad movements, according to Ma'an. On Wednesday, the US administration classified Haniyeh as a "specially designated global terrorist" and imposed a raft of financial sanctions against him.

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  • 'Modicare', World's Largest Health Care Scheme To Cost 11,OOO Crore Per Year
'Modicare', World's Largest Health Care Scheme To Cost 11,OOO Crore Per Year

He said that all the diseases will be covered under the scheme. The allocation for family welfare schemes under central sector schemes, which is meant for procurement and distribution of contraceptives, has increased only marginally by 2 per cent (Rs 770 crore) over the budget (Rs 755 crore) current financial year.

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  • Timberwolves 108, Bucks 89
Timberwolves 108, Bucks 89

Hopefully Brogdon is all right. He appeared to suffer the injury while going up for a non-contact, breakaway layup. Eric Bledsoe missed the game with left ankle soreness. Giannis Antetokounmpo racked up 17 points, 15 boards and six assists for Milwaukee, which had its four-game winning streak snapped. He returned to the court with around n...

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  • Yoga twin not responsible of homicide in crash that killed sister
Yoga twin not responsible of homicide in crash that killed sister

Duval's attorney Birney Bervar has described the case as a "tragic accident, not murder" and said there is ample reasonable doubt. Specialists portrayed the 2016 crash as a hair-pulling battle about the guiding wheel. A self-identified "minister", Bailey reportedly told he court that he had been living in his Jeep when he met Anastasia. Alexand...

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  • Pence touts tax cuts, slams Manchin in WV
Pence touts tax cuts, slams Manchin in WV

Manchin was shocked by the vice president's pointed words. "I'm disappointed in his comments but will continue to work to make Washington work so West Virginia and our country work". "People of the Mountain State, you deserve to know, when it came to cutting your taxes, voted "no, '" said." voted "no" to give working families more of your hard-earn...

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  • The parents of the Beaumont children keep their silence as hunt continues
The parents of the Beaumont children keep their silence as hunt continues

If police have found the resting place of the Beaumont children , it will mean we nearly certainly know who is responsible for their death. Prior to 1966, children were routinely left unsupervised, something that changed after the disappearance of the Beaumonts.

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  • Tillerson Urges Latin America To Beware Of Russia, China
Tillerson Urges Latin America To Beware Of Russia, China

Acknowledging that US demand for drugs is driving the cartels' violence and lawlessness, Tillerson said the U.S.is working with other countries to find strategies to attack the organizations' revenue streams, halt the transfer of weapons from the USA and find and prosecute "the middlemen who enable them".

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  • Maldives exiled ex-president says he'll run again for office
Maldives exiled ex-president says he'll run again for office

Nasheed had been sentenced to 13 years in prison on terrorism charges but was allowed to get medical treatment in Britain, where he received asylum. Former President Mohamed Nasheed calls for all to avoid confrontation, following Supreme Court ruling freeing all political prisoners on Thursday.

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  • Shares Seesawing -1.13% on Volume: Ultra Clean Holdings (UCTT)
Shares Seesawing -1.13% on Volume: Ultra Clean Holdings (UCTT)

Among 19 analysts covering Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD ), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 74% are positive. On average, analysts expect that Boyd Gaming will report full year sales of $594.12 million for the current fiscal year, with estimates ranging from $2.37 billion to $2.39 billion.

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  • Greeting Buhari In Addis Ababa Doesn't Undermine My Letter - Obasanjo
Greeting Buhari In Addis Ababa Doesn't Undermine My Letter - Obasanjo

The ex-President said: "Nigeria must rethink and retool if the instruments being used in nation - building and governance since independence have not served the country and citizens right". "The reforms we all desire are achievable through persuasion, consensus building and collaboration without resorting to inflammatory acts and utterances as we h...

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