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Ardern to toast leaders at Buckingham — CHOGM

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Ghana's prime minister Kwame Nkrumah has been chosen to toast the Queen. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is greeted ahead of the first 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting by UK PM Theresa May and Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland. Read More »

ACLU: Invalidation of Indiana Abortion Restriction Should Have Been Predictable

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In particular, Planned Parenthood argued the IN law violated the right to access to abortion established IN the Supreme Court's 1992 decision IN Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. 7th Circuit blocks disability abortion ban;... The court found that these restrictions on abortion are an unconstitutional violation of the Fourteenth Amendment right to terminate a pregnancy prior to viability. Read More »

Japan defense official: N.Korea may be bargaining

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President Donald Trump appears to be confirming news that North Korea has agreed to suspend nuclear and long-range missile testing. The country "no longer needs" to conduct nuclear or intercontinental ballistic missile tests because it has completed its weaponizing programs, Kim told the Korean Workers' Party's Central Committee, which declared it a "great victory". Read More »

Syria 'chemical attack': OPCW investigators to be allowed into Douma

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The Russian military later said that it will help secure the visit of global chemical weapons inspectors to the site of the alleged attack. In fact, Russian Federation informed the OPCW that " there were still pending security issues to be worked out before any deployment could take place ", Ahmet Uzumcu, the director general of the OPCW technical secretariat, said in a statement on Monday. Read More »

Republican Senators Won't Commit To Endorsing Trump In 2020

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Bill Huizenga of MI when asked if he'd support Trump for re-election. Trump tweeted Thursday that the sitting congresswoman is a "wonderful woman who has always been there when we have needed her". The president has already filed for re-election - he filed his Form 2 paperwork with the Federal Election Commission hours after he was inaugurated over a year ago. Read More »

Sikh woman on Pak pilgrimage converts to Islam, marries Lahore man

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In her petition filed in the LHC, Amna Bibi stated that she married her Pakistani husband at her own will and she wanted to stay in Pakistan . As per Pakistani media reports, Kiran embraced Islam from Darul-Aloom Jamia Naeemia in Lahore on April 16 and later performed "nikah" (marriage) with Muhammed Azam, a resident of Hanjarwal Multan Road in Lahore. Read More »

Alabama Department of Education names Eric Mackey as new superintendent

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Mackey will serve us well and we will see forward thinking results", she said. Each interview lasted about an hour. Asks the candidate if they agree with Interim Supt. Hunter did not recuse herself from the vote, saying she was fair and impartial. Bell said she voted for Pouncey because she feels he is the only candidate who has successfully worked to correct finances and who has experience with working effectively with diverse demographics and family income levels. Read More »

City of Houston celebrates former First Lady Barbara Bush

Bush made presidential history in another way, too. "F*** outta here with your nice words", the professor tweeted . The Bush family, led by former President George H.W. Years before she lost her daughter, years before she became a first lady, Bush dropped out of Smith College to begin a 73-year marriage to George H.W. Read More »

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 »