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Entrance fees raised at Theodore Roosevelt National Park

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Most seven-day vehicle passes to enter national parks will be increased by $5 and will be implemented in many parks beginning June 1, 2018. Examples of some of the projects undertaken over the previous year include trail improvements on the Pumice Flat Trail, Annie Creek Loop Trail, Lady of the Woods Trail, and others; improvements to the Cleetwood Cove Parking Lot; control of invasive plants in popular visitor areas; and replacement of snow poles along Highway 62. Read More »

OPCW continuing mission into alleged Douma gas attack

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The White House says it is continuing to assess intelligence and talk to its allies on how to respond. President Bashar al-Assad's government - which receives military backing from Russian Federation - denies any involvement and says reports of a chemical attack are "fabricated". Read More »

Trump 'constantly' brought up McCabe wife's Democratic history

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Trump had also tweeted and slammed McCabe on Saturday. Sessions added, "McCabe had made an unauthorized disclosure to the news media and lacked candor - including under oath - on multiple occasions". In response to his firing , McCabe said the Justice Department's internal investigation "has to be understood in the context of the attacks on my credibility". Read More »

CWG: Achanta Sharath-Gnanasekaran Sathiyan clinch silver in men's doubles TT

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He was outclassed by Nigeria's Aruna Quadri 12-10, 11-9, 11-9, 11-7. The 22-year-old Delhi girl outplayed Mengyu Yu of Singapore 4-0 (11-7, 11-6, 11-2, 11-7) to clinch the gold medal. India's women's grappler Divya Kakran added another bronze from the 68 kg category bronze-medal bout. India's Harmeet Desai and Sanil Shetty won the men's doubles bronze after defeating Pang Yew En Koen and Poh Shao Feng Ethan 11-5, 11-6, 12-10 of Singapore. Read More »

Live Nation Entertainment (LYV) Raised to Buy at Citigroup

It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500. The Georgia-based Covey Capital Advisors Llc has invested 3.46% in the stock. Walleye Trading Ltd Llc owns 40,389 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. (NYSE:LYV). Fred Alger Management holds 0.08% in Live Nation Entertainment , Inc. Midas Management Corp has 24,100 shares. 35 are held by Brown Brothers Harriman And Communication. Read More »

Togadia quits VHP, plans indefinite fast for Hindutva

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Togadia has off-late been critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP leadership. VHP elections were held for the 1 time in last 52-years and the result was a shocker for Togadia group. In a press statement issued by Togadia after Reddy's defeat on Saturday, he said, "Today injustice has prevailed over justice". He has also headed the RSS affiliate Bharat Vikas Parishad in the past. Read More »

BB&T Securities LLC Has $1 Million Position in Boston Properties (BXP)

About 544,489 shares traded. Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has risen 108.73% since April 14, 2017 and is uptrending. BXP underperformed by 19.51% the S&P 500. Gabelli Funds has invested 0.14% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). Teachers And Annuity Association Of America holds 162,162 shares. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.94 earnings per share. Read More »

New Zealand Wary Of Trump's Pacific Trade U-Turn

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Mattis said the number of weapons used was about double those employed in a strike in April 2017. To Iran, and to Russian Federation, I ask: What kind of a nation wants to be associated with the mass murder of innocent men, women, and children? After a presidential campaign in which he repeatedly criticized Hillary Clinton for telegraphing her military plans to the enemy, Trump was hardly subtle in the run-up to the latest strike against Syria. Read More »

Janice Dickinson Testifies That Cosby Drugged, Raped Her

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She used a curse word from the witness stand - quickly catching herself and apologizing - and she casually dropped the names of agents, lawyers, and other celebrities throughout her testimony. Leading up to Constand's retelling of the alleged assault, the former Temple University employee on Friday traced her relationship with Cosby, whom she said she met while handling operations for the school's women's basketball team. Read More »

Horner Quick to Praise Red Bull Mechanics for Ricciardo Engine Change

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Ricciardo was making his way down the back straight at the Shanghai International Circuit when plumes of smoke began pouring out the rear of his auto. "Fifth and sixth and we were pretty close to Mercedes". Asked about the engine change over the break, which was further complicated by the fact the spare hadn't been fully built, he said: "It was really close". Read More »

Judge allows woman's taped testimony at her own murder trial

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Judy Malinowski testified five months before she died last June, expecting that the recording would be played at her former boyfriend's trial. An Ohio mother of two killed who was set aflame by her estranged boyfriend will be allowed to testify in his murder trial from beyond the grave. Read More »

Theresa May 'seeks full role' in Syria strikes

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Asked if the strikes had also been a warning to Russian Federation, the PM said: "The action that took place last night was an action which was focused on degrading and deterring the operational capability and the willingness of the Syrian regime to continue to use chemical weapons". Read More »

US, UK, France bomb Syria over chemical attack

She said that at an emergency British cabinet meeting in London last Thursday "we agreed that it was both right and legal to take military action" after hearing legal advice. President Trump said the US was prepared to sustain economic, diplomatic and military pressure on Assad until he ends what President Trump called a criminal pattern of killing his own people with internationally banned chemical weapons. Read More »

No Final Decision on Syria Strike: White House

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This article has been adapted from its original source . "Trump chooses impulse over strategy as crises mount", reads the headline on one prominent story, which then launched into a tale of how the president's advisors have learned to work around his madness. Read More »

AMBER Alert issued for missing Ga teenager

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They're believed to be traveling in a dark gray 2002 GMC Yukon with the Georgia license plate ALW3567. A 9 mm Beretta pistol is missing from Cole's home, and Meyer is known to possess a "AR-15" style rifle, the release said. She's a white female, 54 inches tall, weighing 110 pounds. Cole and Meyer were last seen in Monroe County about 2:00 p.m. Friday. "Meyer is described as a white male, 6'4" and weighing 302 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. Read More »

USA aggression against Syria undermines United Nations, diplomatic solution

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A Russian-drafted resolution won three votes at the Security Council, far below the nine votes required for adoption. By acting without any mandate from the UN Security Council, the USA and its allies violate the norms and principles of the worldwide law as well as undermine the authority of the UNSC, the Russian envoy to the UN said, denouncing the strikes launched by the coalition against Syria as "an aggression against a sovereign state". Read More »

The US bombing of Syria, explained in 400 words

But apart from Tehran and Moscow , which support the Syrian government, much of the world saw the US -led strikes as justified and hoped it would prove a deterrent to Bashar al-Assad's regime. "We call on Russian Federation to take a hard look at the company it keeps and live up to its responsibilities as a permanent member of the council and defend the actual principles the United Nations was meant to promote", she said. Read More »

Putin condemns US-led strike on Syria as aggression

British Prime Minister Theresa May said in London that the West had tried "every possible" diplomatic means to stop Assad from using chemical weapons. He also claimed that 80 percent of the rockets used in the strike were destroyed or missed their targets. Paris and its allies warned Russian Federation beforehand because they wanted to avoid any escalation of the Syrian conflict, Parly said. Read More »

Another JNU professor booked for sexual harassment

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The Police has now registered a case under section 354 of IPC and is investigating the case. The JNU Students Union and the Gender Sensitisation Committee Against Sexual Harassment said the complainant had directly approached the police and that they were still trying to find out what had happened. Read More »

No threat to coalition, ministers' indiscretion created confusion: Madhav

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Addressing the media after the meeting, he said, "There was certain amount of indiscretion by two ministers, who along with few party leaders attended the Hindu Ekta Manch rally". "We have a common agenda and we both work towards fulfilling our commitments to the people of Jammu and Kashmir". We will not allow this jungle raj, under which they (police) are picking up people at will, to continue. Read More »

Storm Team 11 Forecast: Nice Saturday, Storms on Suday

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Clouds will begin to increase tonight , leading to another round of light mountain snow and valley rain Saturday . Your impacts and timing forecast suggests few or no impacts from storms Friday and Saturday . A brief spin-up tornado can not be ruled out, but the majority of the storm damage will likely occur due to straight line thunderstorm winds . Daytime highs will grow from the 60s Monday and Tuesday to mainly 70s thereafter. Read More »

Iran renews pledge to stand with Syria

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Iran's president raised the question why the United States, the Zionist regime and their allies particularly France and Britain don't learn from the past and added the United States violations in the region have nothing but destructions and ruins. Read More »

Bill Maher Applauds The Way 'The Simpsons' Addressed The Apu Controversy

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Marge reads the story of a South American girl fighting for wild horse rescue but Lisa says the character lacks emotional journey. At that point, Lisa looked at a framed photograph of the Hank Azaria-voiced Apu inscribed, "Don't have a cow", the old Bart Simpson catchphrase given new and literal meaning coming from Apu. Read More »

Iran Leader Calls US-Led Strike 'Military Crime'

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Tehran has commented on a massive Western missile attack on Syria, which had been conducted as a response to an alleged chemical attack in the recently-liberated Damascus suburb of Douma. France has concluded after analysing "reliable intelligence" and open sources that a chemical attack on Douma on April 7 was carried out by Syrian government forces, a declassified intelligence report showed on Saturday, according to Reuters . Read More »

Facebook Stories Is Getting AR 3D Drawing And Instagram's Boomerang

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The feature is created to allow Facebook mobile app users to chronicle in real time what's happening in their day. The new feature is named as 3D drawing and it allows a user to create various shapes and also write text on the videos shot by the Facebook camera before or at the time of video recording. Read More »

KCR recalls Ambedkar's services on birth anniversary

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Amid attacks from the Opposition, Narendra Modi reached out to Dalits and tribals by unveiling several pro-poor schemes in this Maoist-affected, low-literacy district in Chhattisgarh's Bastar on Dalit icon BR Ambedkar's 127th birth anniversary on Saturday. Read More »

Asia cautious about possible Trump rethink on trade deal

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Japanese officials said they welcome the move if it means that Trump is recognizing the importance of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Trump's renewed interest in the pact depends on whether the United States could strike a better deal than President Barack Obama did, Trump said in a Thursday night tweet. Read More »

Madikizela-Mandela laid to rest

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Tens of hundreds of individuals sang, cheered and cried because the flag-draped casket of anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was escorted from her official funeral on Saturday. The couple ended the 38 years of marriage in 1996 after which she adopted the surname "Madikizela-Mandela". In 2003, she was on the opposite side of love, when she was convicted of fraud and theft over a bank loan scam. Read More »

Gold spikes after Trump warns Russia to 'Get ready'

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He called for a "strong and joint response" to the attack in the Syrian town of Douma on Saturday, which Syrian activists and rescuers say killed 40 people. The UN Security Council was to meet again Friday , at Russia's request, to try to defuse the standoff over accusations that the Syrian regime waged a chemical attack on civilians. Read More »