• Republican Immigration Fight Derails Food Stamp Bill
Republican Immigration Fight Derails Food Stamp Bill

The centrists have filed a discharge petition to force floor votes on four bills as part of a "Queen of the Hill" process in which the bill with the most votes over 218 would be sent to the Senate. That legislation, the USA Act of 2018* [ H.R.4796 ], states it would "provide relief from removal and adjustment of status of certain individuals who ar...

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  • US Air Force apologizes for Yanny/Laurel tweet about Afghan war
US Air Force apologizes for Yanny/Laurel tweet about Afghan war

Shortly after the briefing, the Air Force tweeted out an apology, saying "it was made in poor taste". When asked about the controversy on Thursday, Pentagon Spokeswoman Dana White said she wasn't aware of the tweet. The video follows a tweet of his from Tuesday, where he wrote, "The reaction you make when people think it's Laurel and not Yann...

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  • Gallivan appointed to committee reviewing AG candidates
Gallivan appointed to committee reviewing AG candidates

Voters will elect a permanent attorney general in November. Michael Gianaris, D-Queens, Fordham Law School professor Zephyr Teachout, New York CIty Advocate Letitia James and Rep Sean Patrick Maloney, D-Putnam County - all well-known in New York political circles.

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  • Sirens in Israel's Golan Heights dismissed as 'false alarm' by IDF
Sirens in Israel's Golan Heights dismissed as 'false alarm' by IDF

Local residents saw the launch of the missile system "Iron dome" and heard the explosions. I wrote about this site Ynet and the 0404 website, this version was expressed on air of radio station "Kan bet". Israel had said 20 missiles were shot down by its Iron Dome defence system in the attack on Thursday. As a result of bombardment nobody has suffer...

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  • Rohatgi on panel to pick Lokpal
Rohatgi on panel to pick Lokpal

Attorney General KK Venugopal said the decision was taken on May 11. The selection committee for the appointment of the Lokpal and its eight members has the Prime Minister, the Lok Sabha Speaker, the leader of the Opposition, the Chief Justice of India and one eminent jurist to be nominated by the other three members of the panel.

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  • Iraq election results to be announced tomorrow: Commission
Iraq election results to be announced tomorrow: Commission

Arab and Turkmen officials alleged that the Kurdish parties rigged the results by programing the electronic voting devices. Protesters held banners that read "Where are our votes?" as they slammed what they said was an election fraud. Kirkuk's Turkmen and Arab communities disputed the region's initial results, which suggested a win for the Patr...

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  • Beastie Boys memoir given release date
Beastie Boys memoir given release date

You can pre-order the Beastie Boys book here, where it's retailing for £30.00. "I'm not sure if you remember or not, but a while ago we said that we were gonna write a book about our band", reads a post on the Beastie Boys' Facebook page.

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  • Kushner Companies nearing bailout deal with Qatar-linked firm
Kushner Companies nearing bailout deal with Qatar-linked firm

Contrary to a published report , the Qatar Investment Authority is not an investor in the transaction, the source said. During the presidential campaign, Jared Kushner and his father, Charlie Kushner , had talked with Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabr Al Thani, who'd previously served as Qatar's prime minister as well as head of the QIA, about...

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  • European Parliament's closed-door hearing with Zuckerberg criticized
European Parliament's closed-door hearing with Zuckerberg criticized

The American will meet party leaders and members of the civil liberties committee. Indeed, the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee , of which Collins is chair, tweeted its disappointment for the citizens of the United Kingdom that had their Facebook data illegally harvested.

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  • Trump reimbursed attorney who paid porn star Stormy Daniels
Trump reimbursed attorney who paid porn star Stormy Daniels

More recently, former NY mayor Rudy Giuliani - newly hired as part of Trump's legal team - said in interviews that Trump had reimbursed Cohen for the payment. The Office of Government Ethics has also concluded that the payment to Cohen "meets the disclosure requirement for a reportable liability". Shaub, who served as the ethics czar during ...

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  • National Weather Service warns of hail, flood risks Monday in Will County
National Weather Service warns of hail, flood risks Monday in Will County

That crest is slightly less than in earlier forecasts. The warning continues through Friday night. There are some indications we will have a dry stretch for a few days starting either Wednesday or Thursday next week. The river reached 15.9 feet Monday morning. Friday's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with a high of 69 and a 50 percent chanc...

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  • United States birth rate drops to 1.76 children per woman
United States birth rate drops to 1.76 children per woman

The researchers found that the provisional number of USA births in 2017 was 3,853,472, which was down 2 percent from 2016 and a 30-year low. It shows that the overall birth rate in the United States is down 2 percent on the previous year, making it the lowest on record since 1987.

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  • Multiple Injuries Reported after School Bus, Dump Truck Collide in New Jersey
Multiple Injuries Reported after School Bus, Dump Truck Collide in New Jersey

The school bus was on its side on the median of Interstate 80 in Mount Olive with its front end sheared off. A red dump truck with a mangled front end was parked along the highway nearby, about 50 miles (80 kilometers) west of NY. "People who I'm close friends with, who have brothers and sisters on that bus, started crying, and everybody just sta...

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  • Hawaii's Volcano Kilauea spews out 'ballistic blocks'
Hawaii's Volcano Kilauea spews out 'ballistic blocks'

The explosion probably lasted only a few minutes, and the ash accumulations were minimal, with only trace amounts expected near the volcano , said Mike Poland, a geophysicist with the U.S. The National Park Service says they are assessing the situation. Most of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has been closed since Friday, May 11, due to ongoing...

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  • Barcelona topples Mamelodi Sundowns in friendly
Barcelona topples Mamelodi Sundowns in friendly

A South African fan jumped the fence at FNB Stadium to get a once in a lifetime opportunity to touch Barcelona star Lionel Messi . He had not appeared until kick-off, wrapped up against the chilly air as he took his place on the bench, but television pictures showed some female fans in tears as the Spanish champions came on to warm up.

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  • Two tornadoes hit Litchfield County, weather service confirms
Two tornadoes hit Litchfield County, weather service confirms

The agency determined a tornado with maximum wind speeds of 95 miles per hour traveled a 0.7-mile path through Winsted; another struck near the Barkhamsted Reservoir, but its wind speeds and path couldn't be determined. More than 157,000 utility customers in NY were without power midday Wednesday. In Orange County, police said at 11-year-old gir...

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  • Egypt president Sisi says in talks with Palestinians, Israel
Egypt president Sisi says in talks with Palestinians, Israel

For the sake of Israelis and Palestinians alike, the United States must act urgently to help relieve the humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip . Those relations are based on the commitment to worldwide law, United Nations resolutions and human rights.

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  • NJ School Bus and Truck Collide
NJ School Bus and Truck Collide

It happened around 9:30 a.m. with a bus carrying middle school students from the Paramus school district. The side of the bus says Paramus Board of Education, according to Mount Olive Township Mayor Rob Greenbaum. Mount Olive police say westbound traffic is being diverted off Route 80 at exit 26 and to expect heavy delays along Route 46. It is ...

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  • RJD to meet Bihar governor on Friday, stake claim to form govt
RJD to meet Bihar governor on Friday, stake claim to form govt

Yet, in Karnataka, governor Vajubhai Vala, a long-time BJP member known to be close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, chose to give the BJP the chance to prove its majority in a floor test as it is "the single largest party". In protest, we would be holding a day-long dharna on Friday. "Tomorrow at 1pm we will meet Bihar Governor". Mridula Sinha, ...

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  • Commission gears up against air polluters, sends six countries to court
Commission gears up against air polluters, sends six countries to court

However, a country may overstep this daily standard up to 35 times a year. Toxic air results in more than 400,000 early deaths across Europe each year. The UK government has two months to respond to the EU Commission before it takes further action. But German Chancellor Angela Merkel, speaking earlier this week at the budget debate in the Germa...

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  • Modi Ka Target 2019: Will Karnataka Assembly Elections affect 2019 General Elections?
Modi Ka Target 2019: Will Karnataka Assembly Elections affect 2019 General Elections?

However, in last year's Goa Assembly elections, Congress secured the highest number of seats and BJP came second, with 17 and 13 seats respectively. The BJP has won 104 seats, the Congress 78 and JD (S ) 37. According to usual practice, the Governor calls the leader of the single largest party or pre-poll alliance to form the Government. Kumaraswa...

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  • Governor Ivey sexuality in questioned by former Alabama Legislator
Governor Ivey sexuality in questioned by former Alabama Legislator

Alabama's 2nd female Governor, Ivey served as Alabama State Treasurer from 2003 to 2011, and later Lt. Governor until she succeeded Governor Robert Bentley following his resignation in April 2017. Earlier this year, INTO spoke with Todd about Moore's run for the State Supreme Court and she expressed how hard it is to run as a democrat in Alabama.

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  • Pit Bulls Kill Elderly Woman In Mississippi
Pit Bulls Kill Elderly Woman In Mississippi

Bloom suffered puncture wounds on her back. Four adults in Bloom's family also suffered bite wounds to their hands trying to separate the dogs. The pit bulls were put on leashes by a man who left the scene without providing any personal information or information on the dogs' vaccination record.

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  • Italy's populists aim to challenge European Union on debt and migrants
Italy's populists aim to challenge European Union on debt and migrants

Leaked drafts of their government "contract" include provision for a "conciliation committee" to settle expected disagreements. "We need to be able to speak with a single voice, to say to the European Union, to which we pay many billions of euros every year, that for us Italians come first", the League's economics chief Claudio Borghi said, echo...

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  • 'Obama's Federal Bureau of Investigation spied on Trump campaign with informant', says president
'Obama's Federal Bureau of Investigation spied on Trump campaign with informant', says president

US President Donald Trump said in a statement on Thursday that it would be "worse than Watergate" if reports that former President Barack Obama's Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) spied on his 2016 election campaign turn out to be true.

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