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USA Deadly vehicle bomb attack rocks Afghanistan's Khost
Author: 0 Deadly vehicle bomb attack rocks Afghanistan's Khost

It is not yet clear how many civilians and security forces personnel have been killed in the attack. Afghan residents gather at the scene of a suicide auto bomb that targeted a CIA-funded pro-government militia force at a public bus station in this province yesterday.

USA Texas takes step toward enacting its own 'bathroom' law
Author: 0 Texas takes step toward enacting its own 'bathroom' law

But the Lone Star State's law would likely only apply to public schools, according to a report from ABC News . The bill would require schools to provide an alternate single-occupancy accommodations for students uncomfortable with using bathrooms that don't align with their biological sex.

Author: 0 'He Is Something': Trump Visits Pope Francis At The Vatican

After concluding the visit to Rome, Trump will leave for Brussels, where he will attend a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting before returning to Italy to participate in the G-7 summit on May 26th and 27th in the Sicilian town of Taormina.

USA Kansas' Jackson pleads guilty to misdemeanor for hitting car
Author: 0 Kansas' Jackson pleads guilty to misdemeanor for hitting car

If the evaluation doesn't make any treatment recommendations, Jackson must complete alcohol information classes by October 31. Jackson was the team's leading rebounder (6.0 per game) and top 3-point shooter (43.8 percent), and its second-leading scorer (10.5) behind Trimble, who signed with an agent last month to end his storied career in College Park.

Author: 0 Stenson enjoyed visiting scene of Open triumph ahead of BMW PGA Championship

That's the ones we really need to worry about". Each of the eight tournaments in the series will offer a minimum prize fund of $7 million and that is what's up for grabs this week. He resumed an active schedule but felt discomfort at the Players Championship two weeks ago and despite a scan revealing he has suffered no new injury, he will not now tee it up this Thursday.

Author: 0 Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools

As The Texas Tribune reports , Patrick has put out a list of bills he expects the House to pass. Representative Chris Paddie authored the bill and claims it has "absolutely no intent" to discriminate. Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has said he wants to sign a bathroom bill into law. "But it doesn't take the next step that the district require any particular person use any particular facility", said Joy Baskin, director of legal services at the Texas Association of School Boards.

USA Trump to move quickly to replace Federal Bureau of Investigation director
Author: 0 Trump to move quickly to replace Federal Bureau of Investigation director

She would be the FBI's first female director, if chosen by Trump and subsequently confirmed by the Senate. The six known candidates are among dozens of people that Trump is considering. In the initial moments after Comey's firing, Trump's press secretary, deputy press secretary and Vice President Mike Pence all said Trump's decision was based on the recommendation of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

Author: 0 Trump welcomes Colombia's president to the White House

I'm fine with whatever people want to do, but we have to get back to running this country really, really well. Colombia's Constitutional Court has struck down two provisions meant to speed approval of laws on the government's peace deal with Marxist FARC rebels, which will likely extend congressional debate on the accord.

USA Palestinians hope for settlement curb if peace talks resume
Author: 0 Palestinians hope for settlement curb if peace talks resume

Palestinians also claim Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state and past peace proposals have proposed splitting the city between East and West Jerusalem , or creating an internationally governed city. In recent weeks, press reports in Israel indicated that the Trump administration was not planning to move the embassy. Trump was right the first time: the USA embassy in Israel should be located in that country's capital, as it is, to my knowledge, in every other country in ...

USA Duggar Sisters Are Suing Everyone Except Their Brother And Parents
Author: 0 Duggar Sisters Are Suing Everyone Except Their Brother And Parents

The names were redacted, but it was soon revealed that the girls he'd abused were his own sisters, crumbling (for a time) the Duggar empire. They say that under Arkansas law, information collected involving minors is not subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act.

USA ISU softball: Burnett earns 2nd-team NFCA All-Region honors
Author: 0 ISU softball: Burnett earns 2nd-team NFCA All-Region honors

She was named to the All-WCC Second Team , being named WCC Player of the Week once. After a successful regular season, McKenna Bull, Libby Sugg and Caitlyn Larsen Alldredge were named to the 2017 NFCA Division I All-Pacific Region First Team with Rylee Jensen making the third team , as announced by the NFCA on Thursday.

Author: 0 LeGarrette Blount Trusts The Process

May. With the potential of 2018 being just as hectic of an offseason in resigning players who performed and getting new players to fill new roster holes, the focus of the Eagles is on getting talent around Carson Wentz regardless of who provides it.

USA Former Rep. Corrine Brown Found Guilty of Misusing Charity Funds, Fraud
Author: 0 Former Rep. Corrine Brown Found Guilty of Misusing Charity Funds, Fraud

Evidence showed that the One Door for Education - Amy Anderson Scholarship Fund raised more than $800,000 in donations but gave away only two scholarships totaling $1,200 to students, the Justice Department said in a statement . Brown argued that she was minimally involved in preparing those returns and that, at least one year, she did not sign it herself. Brown, who maintains her innocence, refused to answer questions while leaving court.

USA Health care bill meets GOP skeptics in Senate
Author: 0 Health care bill meets GOP skeptics in Senate

After a family job loss, which meant no more employee health benefits, Gladhill soon found that she couldn't add baby Beatrix to the new health plan she and her husband purchased on the individual market. Two women in the senate GOP conference - moderate Sens. Todd Rokita and Luke Messer in IN, or Kevin Cramer in North Dakota, or Evan Jenkins in West Virginia - Heller and Flake - answerable to what Democrats are pretty sure will be a huge drop in coverage across the nation.

Author: 0 Trump admits he thought about Russian Federation while firing Comey

Trump advisers said the president met with Rosenstein, as well as Attorney General Sessions, on Monday after learning that they were at the White House for other meetings. The dinner, the president said, was because Comey "wanted to stay on". "We consider it to be a highly significant investigation", he said instead. Comey took the extra step of giving Fitzgerald complete discretion to conduct the investigation, bolstering the special counsel's independence.

USA Trump's Religious Freedom Executive Order Just 'An Elaborate Photo-Op'?
Author: 0 Trump's Religious Freedom Executive Order Just 'An Elaborate Photo-Op'?

The Trump administration says the president would offer " regulatory relief " to organizations that because of religious objections don't want to cover contraception in their employer health plans. It also instructs the IRS to allow active churches across the U.S. to endorse political candidates. The executive order does not change the law. The federal government, he said, will never ever penalize someone for their religious beliefs.

Author: 0 With book, Ivanka Trump must walk complicated ethical line

She supplies many anecdotes about her privilege and also confesses her worries about not being taken seriously as a tough negotiator and executive if she expressed the realities of being a young working mother. "Oh, wait. They probably do", the NYT reviewer writes , also noting that Trump makes many references to having a "team" behind her, although she rarely acknowledges having servants at home.

Author: 0 Senate Republicans Resist Calls for New Investigation After Comey Firing

Sessions had been charged with coming up with reasons to fire him, officials said". And Sen. Chuck Schumer, the Senate Democratic leader, suggested Trump fired Comey as part of a cover-up. Bernie Sanders stated , "It is clear that whomever President Trump handpicks to lead the FBI will not be able to objectively carry out this investigation.

Author: 0 United States attorney details why no charges in Alton Sterling case

An officer rushes Sterling and pulls him to the ground. The killing gripped the nation because two bystander videos , each less than a minute long, captured the struggle with officers. Michael Adams, an attorney for Andricka Williams, mother of three of Sterling's children, told ABC News today that Williams is disappointed that the DOJ isn't bringing charges, adding that Williams learned of the DOJ's decision from the media on Tuesday even though the family was allegedly promised it would ...

Author: 0 Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn

Trump ignored the warning. "President Obama made it known that he wasn't exactly a fan of Gen. Flynn's", White House spokesman Sean Spicer said . Mr Flynn was forced to resign from President Donald Trump's administration having seemingly misled the White House over contact he had with Russian ambassador to Washington , Sergey Kislyak in a scandal that rocked the early days of Mr Trump's presidency.

Author: 0 Durant on fire as Warriors down Jazz

When a couple All-Stars had a bit of a rough night, it was no problem; another, a recent MVP, just stepped up and took care of business. If the offense struggled, the area the Warriors can tip their hat for the win, it would undeniably be defense.

USA What to know as Texas nears passing 'sanctuary city' law
Author: 0 What to know as Texas nears passing 'sanctuary city' law

Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Texas' Senate Bill 4 , which passed on nearly entirely party lines, allows police officers to question a person's immigration status if that person has been detained, according to the Houston Chronicle .

USA Why 60 percent of small-business owners want Obamacare repealed
Author: 0 Why 60 percent of small-business owners want Obamacare repealed

Repealing Obamacare is critically important for Kentucky, where the individual market has collapsed, leaving only one insurance carrier in 31 of 35 counties in the First District, and where the unsustainable expanded Medicaid program now pays for more than thirty percent of our population.

Author: 0 People Share Republican Health Bill Reactions With #IAmAPreexistingCondition

About 20 million Americans gained health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, Obamacare's official name. The problems facing the American people are real, he said referring to the significant jump in healthcare insurance. They're going to raise premiums very significantly for older workers. Murkowski and Susan Collins of ME have also expressed great concern about whether this bill sufficiently subsidizes insurance for low-income people in high cost areas.

USA Softening his approach, Trump helps seal a healthcare deal
Author: 0 Softening his approach, Trump helps seal a healthcare deal

Jim McGovern, D-Mass. Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart, the third Republican in the governor's race, said he wants to see Medicaid turned into a block grant program, in which the federal government sends set amounts of money down to the states.

USA Rockets' Nene fined for escalating fight with Spurs' Dedmon
Author: 0 Rockets' Nene fined for escalating fight with Spurs' Dedmon

In his post-game press conference, Spurs' head coach Gregg Popovich kept it plain - the Spurs lost because they didn't execute. Ryan Anderson scored 14 points and was a game-high +37. This is all common knowledge around the National Basketball Association at this point, and most teams have embraced it one way or another. Houston hit 12 3-pointers in the first half, the most San Antonio has allowed to a playoff opponent in the opening two quarters.

USA Nene fined for altercation in game 1 of Rockets, Spurs series
Author: 0 Nene fined for altercation in game 1 of Rockets, Spurs series

Catch up with the latest in the postseason in this NBA Playoffs rewind. While the Spurs' defence appeared to be their most significant issue on paper, it was the other end of the court that set up Houston's attack. The question is: how can the San Antonio Spurs possibly slow the red-hot Houston Rockets down in Game 2? Houston exposed several key flaws in San Antonio's rotation - flaws that were evident before the series began.

USA Trump tax plan stands to benefit the man in the White House
Author: 0 Trump tax plan stands to benefit the man in the White House

Trump's one-page sketch is silent on whether the tax code would still include the personal tax exemption, which allows most families to exempt $4,050 in income for each spouse and dependent child. Analysts have said that cutting the top marginal corporate tax rate by 20 percentage points could add US$2 trillion (S$2.8 trillion) or more to the U.S.

Author: 0 Estes wins congressional seat in hard-fought election

The seat was won by Republican Ron Estes , state treasurer of Kansas, by just 6 percentage points-far lower than the 30 percentage points by which Pompeo beat Democrat opponents in the past. In each of them, the district stuck with the same party its voters chose during the previous year's general election. That support proved invaluable: Just days before the election, his campaign spokesman said they received financial support from more than 8,500 people.

Author: 0 QU Poll shows support for legalization of marijuana at 'highest levels'

Support for marijuana legalization has risen among all age groups, particularly those under 55. While recreational marijuana can be consumed, possessed and cultivated in their homes by adults 21 and over in the Bay State , events like shuttle tours to dispensaries or other pot-friendly places might be a long time coming.

USA Federal judge in Baltimore approves sweeping plan for police reforms
Author: 0 Federal judge in Baltimore approves sweeping plan for police reforms

In 1997, city police were placed under a consent decree for problems ranging from excessive force and false arrests to illegal searches and lax officer discipline. Thursday's hearing will be the first opportunity for residents to publicly voice their concerns. That means the Baltimore Police Department will be legally bound to implement reforms recommended by the DOJ, which were the result of a year-long investigation into Baltimore's policing practices.

USA Federal judge in Baltimore approves sweeping plan for police reforms
Author: 0 Federal judge in Baltimore approves sweeping plan for police reforms

In 1997, city police were placed under a consent decree for problems ranging from excessive force and false arrests to illegal searches and lax officer discipline. Thursday's hearing will be the first opportunity for residents to publicly voice their concerns. That means the Baltimore Police Department will be legally bound to implement reforms recommended by the DOJ, which were the result of a year-long investigation into Baltimore's policing practices.

USA Trump's popularity test in Georgia
Author: 0 Trump's popularity test in Georgia

Despite Mr Ossoff's better-than-expected performance, the Republican party is expected to mount a much stronger campaign for the run-off in June, and is likely to back Ms Handel, a former secretary of state for Georgia. Trump also criticized the enthusiasm for Ossoff from people who don't live in Georgia's 6th congressional district. The Ossoff campaign has just blossomed as national Democrats have tuned in to the race and seen his potential.

USA US Senate Votes 51-48 on Budget Resolution to Repeal Obamacare
Author: 0 US Senate Votes 51-48 on Budget Resolution to Repeal Obamacare

He said Republicans would repeal and then replace the law with new provisions "mostly on the same day or same week, could be the same hour". We must remember the people paying premiums that continue to double and then have a deductible so high that it will never be reached.

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