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Evaluate risks of ties with the NRA

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A Friday, April 20 press conference at the Beach 73 Street Y in Arverne By the Sea featured a groundswell of opposition for Governor Andrew Cuomo and his policies regarding renewable energy as TV star Cynthia Nixon was on hand to pledge her commitment to take on all corporations perpetuating the distribution of fossil fuel products. Read More »

Maker of jet engine in fatal accident wants more inspections

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Passengers dragged her back inside, but she died at a Philadelphia hospital after the crippled plane made an emergency landing with hero Captain Tammie Jo Shults, a former Navy flyer, at the controls. The FAA proposed making the recommendation mandatory in August but never issued a final decision. It is not clear how many planes will be affected. Read More »

"Smart" missiles trump was in Russian Federation

Syrian air defenses activated and fired interceptor missiles during the US, UK, and France's missile strike on the country's suspected chemical weapons sites, but only two of those reportedly had a chance of hitting their targets. USA government sources tell Ankit Panda writing at The Daily Beast that only two missiles fired from Syria's air defenses took off during the actual strike, and they both failed. Read More »

German theatre asks guests to wear swastikas for Hitler play 'Mein Kampf'

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The theater is offering free admission to those spectators willing to wear an armband with a Nazi swastika, given to them ahead of the performance on April 20, Hitler's birthday. "This artistic impulse seeks to show how easily people are corrupted and can be made to wear the symbol of million fold suffering, just to save a few euros", his colleague Daniel Grünauer added. Read More »

Queen asks Commonwealth leaders to let Charles succeed her

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May's remarks to the queen on Wednesday were significant: "Over many years you have been the Commonwealth's most steadfast and fervent champion.You have been true to the deepest values of the Commonwealth - that the voice of the smallest member country is worth precisely as much as that of the largest; that the wealthiest and the most vulnerable stand shoulder to shoulder". Read More »

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi ballistic missile targeting Jazan

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Al-Malki also said. On Oct. 1, 2017, the Houthis said they fired a surface-to-air missile and shot down a US -made General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper drone in the north of Sanaa. According to United Nations officials, more than 10,000 people have been killed in the war, while more than 11 per cent of the country's population has been displaced in what it has described as "the worst humanitarian crisis in the world". Read More »

'Holes' in bid to stop Stormy Daniels suit

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And if he tries to pardon him to prevent that from happening, it just builds the obstruction of justice case even stronger (and it might not even help because numerous charges he potentially faces could be state charges as well). Coincidentally, shortly after Goldberg offered these reflections, the Justice Department released former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey's memos - including one in which the president "jokes" about punishing journalists who report leaks by ... Read More »

Anchorage high schools join National School Walkout

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Organizers told the Associated Press that more than 2,600 demonstrations were planned from ME to Hawaii. Students across the metro will walk out of class Friday in an organized effort to protest gun violence. O'Hearn said. "Your children are exhausted of dying while you stand by indifferent", Hickman senior Lexi Davis said as she shouted into a bullhorn, leading the crowd. Read More »

Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban Will Co-Host the Tony Awards

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Sara wrote the hit show Waitress , which is now on Broadway , and Josh was nominated a year ago in the Best Lead Actor in a Musical category for his work in Pierre & The Great Comet Of 1812. The ceremony will take place at Radio City Music Hall in NY on June 10. "I have never felt more embraced and encouraged by a professional community, and I am so grateful for that", commented Ms. Read More »

Rihanna Teases Savage x Fenty Lingerie Collection Launch!

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Another photo of a television screen zooming in on Rihanna's cleavage as she wore a salmon pink bra was captioned, 'Don't change dat channel'. Following her smash-hit foray into cosmetics , the singer and style icon is officially launching a line of lingerie, called Savage x Fenty . Read More »

A high for marijuana legalization on 4/20

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The origin of the term is hotly debated among the members of the cannabis culture. By increasing the municipal tax on recreational marijuana from 3.5 percent to 5.5 percent, Hancock hopes to generate roughly $8 million each year. Where is weed legal around the world? The National Cannabis Policy Summit is a gathering of activists and leaders from government, business, health care, veterans groups, and civil rights organizations to discuss marijuana policy. Read More »

Woman claiming to be Uhuru's unknown 'daughter' arrested

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The lady claiming to be President Uhuru's daughter at the back of a Police auto on Friday, April 20. The message from the woman, who indicated her name as Tamara Risheel in the placard, was plain and simple; to meet the president. President Kenyatta is known to have only three children- Jomo Kenyatta, Jaba Muhoho Kenyatta, and Ngina Kenyatta. President Kenyatta is in the United Kingdom for a week-long State visit. Read More »

China flies bombers around Taiwan, holds live-fire drills

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Taiwan's government has said that the recent Chinese military drills aim to intimidate the island and are a threat to regional peace and stability. In a statement on its microblog, the Chinese air force said it had "recently" flown a patrol, which included H-6K bombers, around Taiwan. Read More »

Trump Puts Syria on Notice

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But the news comes as at least one United States guided-missile destroyer set off for the coast of Syria after Trump stated the possibility of a military response. Trump said the United States is still working to determine who is directly responsible for the attack, which was widely publicized in recent days after graphic on the ground footage of victims was shown around the world. Read More »

Russian Media Downplay Impact of US-led Syria Strike

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The extended range missiles were launched by the B-1B Lancer bombers and struck the Barzeh Research and Development Center near Damascus on April 13. Damascus skies erupt with surface to air missile fire as the USA launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria, early Saturday, April 14, 2018. Read More »

Trump's two 'nice and smart missiles' delivered to Russian military

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According to the source, the Syrian military found two cruise missiles that did not explode during the United States missile strike on Syria on the night of April 14. The Russian foreign ministry dismissed that as fake news. US President Donald Trump wrote on Twitter on April 11 that Russian Federation should get ready for a missile attack on Syria, claiming the missiles will be "nice and new and smart". Read More »

Clearwater Paper Corporation (CLW) Has Another Very Weak Trading Session

About 95,567 shares traded. Clearwater Paper (NYSE: CLW ) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, April 19th. It has underperformed by 43.26% the S&P500. Its down 0.06, from 1.02 in 2017Q3. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Clearwater Paper Corp in top ten holdings was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number. Read More »

Mom outraged after preschool bans children from saying 'best friend'

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School officials did not comment. Hartwell chose to pull her daughter from the program. Hartwell told the station her daughter now feels confused about whether it's okay to use the language. Greenberg didn't point out any examples of schools that banned the phrase, but that didn't stop the column from sparking a fiery response from outlets like the New York Post , Chicago Tribune and others denouncing the idea. Read More »

CHOGM meeting begins in London

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The Prime Minister is scheduled to have a working dinner with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. India has said that it would double its contribution to the Commonwealth's small states offices in NY and Geneva to help them deal with multilateral areas of concern, a spokesperson at the Ministry of External Affairs said. Read More »

Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments on State Taxation of Online Retailers

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In 1992 - two years before Amazon was founded - the court ruled that states could only require mail-order sellers to collect sales tax if those sellers had a physical presence in the state. Supreme Court has an opportunity to overturn an unwise decision from the last century that has cost states and communities tens of billions of dollars in lost sales tax from online retailers and given those retailers an unfair advantage over local, bricks-and-mortar merchants. Read More »

It's Official ! Rajinikanth's Kaala To FINALLY Release On June 7

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While fans are eagerly awaiting the release of Superstar Rajinikanth's "Kaala" , a complaint was filed against the makers for plagiarism charges in the high court. After recently completing the censor formalities, the film has been awarded a U/A certificate. Kaala is reportedly a story of Mumbai slumlord who lives to do good by the people. Read More »

Halloween Sequel Gets A New Poster

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The Plot: Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode , who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers , the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago. Read More »

Lalu, Rabri's Son Tej Pratap Yadav Gets Engaged

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Lalu Prasad Yadav was sentenced to 7 years in jail in the fourth fodder scam case. Prasad's interim bail plea on medical grounds, Justice Apresh Kumar Singh sought his medical reports from the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi, where he is now admitted. Read More »

EPS for Eagle Materials Inc. (EXP) forecasted at $1.13

EXP underperformed by 5.61% the S&P 500. The institutional investor held 148,025 shares of the building materials company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $16.77M, up from 133,270 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Strong Sell. Investors might also notice that two months ago the Buy recommendations (0) were less than Sell recommendations (0). Buckhead Cap Lc has 132,177 shares. Read More »

Duterte backs 'security of tenure' bill, may not issue EO against 'endo'

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The sources said that Aguirre, a staunch ally and fraternity brother of Duterte when they were studying at the San Beda University College of Law, run by Benedictine priests, was forced to resign for not reportedly living up to the standards like good performance set by the president especially for his cabinet members. Read More »

Will new standing-up airplane seat design take off?

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At the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany earlier this month, however, sketches were brought to life with the unveiling of prototype banana-style seats, fittingly upholstered in a bright yellow. "It also weighs 50% less than standard economy class seats - after all, it's half the size - lowering the fuel cost per passenger". It said in a statement: 'The Skyrider 2.0 is an innovative seat. Read More »

California gov says feds will fund National Guard deployment

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But the Democratic governor conditioned his commitment on his state's troops having nothing to do with immigration enforcement, even in a supporting role. "Border security is and will remain a civilian operation", Vitiello said at a news conference. Federal officials had refused to sign that proposal because they said it was outside established protocol for the Guard. Read More »

Oil Cos Plan 70000 New LPG Connections In Odisha

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Safety Literature (Safety Instruction and Insurance cards) were also distributed during the Panchayat sessions. It is expected that through the LPG Panchayat platform, it will be possible to reach the target LPG penetration of 100%. "At least 1500 free LPG connections were also distributed among the eligible women hailing from BPL, SC/ST and other eligible families under the PMUY, as part of the Gram Swaraj Abhiyan", he said. Read More »

Karnataka Elections 2018: Twitter reacts to DK Shivakumar's Rs 600 crore assets

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With filing of nominations for next month's Assembly elections gaining momentum, several crorepati candidates came out of the closet with a declaration of their wealth on Thursday. Anand Singh owns 19 vehicles, including a BMW and 3 Benz cars and one Land Rover, besides a cruise ship. Earlier, he was raided by the Income Tax (IT) Department in August 2017 for alleged tax evasion. Read More »

Trump set to order attack on Syria, tells Russian Federation to "get ready"

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Trump tweeted from the White House. Syrian television reported that Syria's air defenses, which are substantial, responded to the attack. What's less clear is what shape a USA response might take. The air campaign could frustrate those in Trump's base who oppose military intervention and are wary of open-ended conflicts. Assad's Damascus regime, which has long accused Washington of supporting its armed opponents in the country's bloody seven-year-old civil war, hit back at Trump's ... Read More »

Tourists kill kangaroo, threw bricks at animal to make it hop

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An autopsy reportedly showed the kangaroo probably died due to a ruptured kidney, after zookeepers treated the animal's injured foot but did not realise it was bleeding internally. The zoo said it will now look into installing security cameras to deter visitors from harming animals in the future. It is unclear if anyone was charged after the February 28 incident. Read More »