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World News Nevada governor signs bill to ban conversion therapy
Author: 0 Nevada governor signs bill to ban conversion therapy

The bill was amended to exempt religious organizations and allow counseling by members of the clergy. The measure was approved in the Nevada Assembly earlier this month by a 31-8 vote and in the Nevada Senate in April by a 15-5 vote. There is no credible evidence that conversion therapy can change a person's sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Organizations ranging from the American Medical Association to the American School Counselor Association have said conversion ...

Author: 0 The WannaCry Attack Was Years in the Making

But WannaCry demonstrates the danger in stockpiling vulnerability - if those vulnerabilities are stolen and released to the general public, anybody with a computer can create ransomware that takes advantage of the vulnerabilities. "They must also enable automatic updates in their computer or laptop systems", added Yadav. The vulnerability in Windows was first found by National Security Agency (NSA) of U.S.

Author: 0 Former FBI Director Mueller Named Special Counsel in Russia Probe

The real story is that our national security has been undermined by the leaking of private and highly classified conversations". The appointment gives Mueller, who led the Federal Bureau of Investigation through the September 11 terrorist attacks and served under presidential administrations of both parties, sweeping powers to investigate whether Trump campaign associates colluded with the Kremlin to influence the outcome in his behalf, as well as the authority to prosecute any crimes ...

World News Plane goes down in Bermuda Triangle with children onboard
Author: 0 Plane goes down in Bermuda Triangle with children onboard

At the time of writing authorities were yet to be confirm if the debris is from the missing plane. Lt. Cmdr. Ryan Kelly said Wednesday the search for any survivors continues east of the island of Eleuthera. Neighbors of Lee, New Hampshire, resident Nathan Ulrich say they are stunned by the news he was on board a plane that has gone missing in the Caribbean .

World News Today's a special one for mothers
Author: 0 Today's a special one for mothers

People across the globe celebrate the unconditional love of a mother that is showered upon us each day. You have shown your love through food and quilts (especially, grandma and Aunt Kate). Thanks for punishing me when I failed to obey. The word " mother " is mentioned in the Bible almost 250 times showing God's priority in respecting motherhood.

Author: 0 British hospitals, Spanish firms among targets of huge cyberattack

National Security Agency (NSA). The statement added: "Local health and care organisations would like to reassure patients that should they need the NHS in an emergency situation that they should access services as they would normally". Spain, meanwhile, took steps to protect critical infrastructure in response to the attack. The railway said that there was no impact on actual train services.

Author: 0 BC Greens gain two more seats in 2017 provincial election

Speaking in the Rose Garden of the B.C. legislature - a day after the Green's historic breakthrough three-seat win - he said he looked forward to working with whichever party the Greens have the most commonality on platforms. The situation puts the parties in a position to cut a deal - and the Greens would have plenty of clout in any arrangement, according to experts . In the 2013 election, under the riding's former incarnation as Comox, the NDP logged 780 absentee votes, to the BC ...

Author: 0 France's Macron names half of parliamentary candidates from civil society

The average age of the list is 46 "compared to 60 years for the average of outgoing MPs", Ferrand said . The publication of Macron's candidate list produced the first sign of tension within camp since he was elected. The " En Marche! " team rejected his overtures. Macron , a former economy minister in Hollande's government, has so far failed to attract centrist members of the rightwing Republicans party, but still believes some will cross over before next Wednesday.

Author: 0 Sen. Schumer Questions Timing Of Comey Termination

Tribe said "it would have violated well-established DOJ rules and policies for the director to offer any such assurance to anyone, especially the president". The question here has to do with the timing of the firing and the unfortunate appearance it creates for the White House.Individuals associated with the Trump campaign are under investigation by the FBI as well as by congressional panels.

Author: 0 A 'white hot' Trump stewed over Comey's fate

Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia. Comey , in the letter , said that he would be fine and would not spend time thinking about the decision or the way it was executed, CNN reports . "What is unsettling about this is it looks like we might be getting to the end of what's been a national embarrassment and starting to approach the cusp of a national tragedy", Martin said.

Author: 0 Hamas elects Haniyeh as political head

In Gaza , where Haniyeh still resides in his home in a refugee camp, some residents saw his election as a sign that could draw attention to the territory's woes. The goal of "destroying Israel" has also been removed from the agenda, however, the task is called "liberation" of historic Palestine , which includes modern Israel.

Author: 0 Ann Coulter's Berkeley speech cancelled, police prepare for violence

Late Tuesday, the conservative group that was helping Coulter in her legal efforts to force Berkeley to host her, Young America's Foundation, said it could no longer participate. "On college campuses, that means that the best way to combat hateful speech is through counter-speech, vigorous and creative protest, and debate, not threats of violence or censorship ".

World News Macron Beats Le Pen, Now Comes the Hard Part
Author: 0 Macron Beats Le Pen, Now Comes the Hard Part

He also has to find and appoint a new prime minister. Chief Rabbi Haim Korsia, who is employed by the Consistoire, also spoke of his satisfaction from the vote. "He carries the hopes of millions of French people, and of many people in Germany and the whole of Europe", German Chancellor Angela Merkel told a news conference in Berlin.

World News Hamas says Ismail Haniyeh chosen as Islamic group's leader
Author: 0 Hamas says Ismail Haniyeh chosen as Islamic group's leader

Some analysts say the recent steps could eventually help smooth the way for Hamas's entry into the Palestine Liberation Organisation, which it has never joined, and open a path for dialogue internationally. The six-page outline supports the creation of the Palestinian state in the West Bank and Gaza Strip within the 1967 borders. Later, Khaled Meshaal announced that Haniya was elected as the Hamas's new head in the internal Shura council elections.

World News Hamas Political Chief Announces Successor
Author: 0 Hamas Political Chief Announces Successor

The new Hamas document says that Israel has no right to exist. Rajoub continued to preach to Hamas about the struggle against Israel, reminding Hamas that "Israel's greatest enemy is the Fatah movement". Israel, not that astonishingly, dismissed this change in the traditional Hamas stance as hollow and insincere, as did the Palestinian Authority. Abbas has been an outspoken opponent of violence, saying it undercuts palestinian interests.

World News Price defends cutting nearly $1 trillion from Medicaid
Author: 0 Price defends cutting nearly $1 trillion from Medicaid

Historically, since the Affordable Care Act passed, the one thing in it that has never had majority support is the thing that makes it work-the individual mandate. This is a bad deal for Americans. But it also said implementing those changes by 2020 gives states little time to figure out what to do. But the bill he helped push through the House is all about saving government money, not saving lives.

World News Trump says he's willing to consider raising gas tax
Author: 0 Trump says he's willing to consider raising gas tax

At an April 4 hearing, the head of a USA trucking company told a Senate panel it's time to raise the federal fuel tax and index it to inflation. The highest personal tax rate in the United States is 39.6% - Trump wants to simply the number of tax brackets to three with rates of 10%, 25%, and 35%.

Author: 0 University of Texas at Austin Faces Tragic Loss

Austin and UT police identified Kendrex White , a 20-year-old junior, as the alleged attacker. Police and medical teams attend a victim in a stabbing spree at the University of Texas. One person is dead and several others are injured after a stabbing on the University of Texas campus in Austin . White reportedly told an officer that he took two "happy pills", which were listed as Zoloft.

Author: 0 Local Republicans vote against AHCA

The bill is expected to undergo major changes, with some Senate Republicans saying they will not vote on the House-passed bill but will write their own legislation. That Republicans are in this position at all reflects how rushed and ad hoc their healthcare policymaking has been. But politically, I'm not sure how it would land, as Republicans could say they are trying to apply the AHCA to Congress and it's Democrats who are blocking that simple bill from becoming law.

Author: 0 North Korea Missile Test Fails Amid International Condemnation

Separately, Mr Trump's national security adviser, Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster, said North Korea's most recent missile test represents "open defiance of the global community". And I don't see that happening. Trump said he can not let the situation to continue, criticizing the Obama, Bush and Clinton administrations for not taking care of it.

World News Paris attack will 'probably help' Le Pen in France
Author: 0 Paris attack will 'probably help' Le Pen in France

The two highest polling candidates will enter a runoff in May should no one take a clear majority. Cazeneuve said more than 50,000 police and gendarmes and 7,000 soldiers would be on duty for Sunday's first-round vote in the two-stage election, and nothing could be allowed to "hamper this democratic moment".

World News Gold Prices Remain High as French Election Nears
Author: 0 Gold Prices Remain High as French Election Nears

Left-wing insurgent Jean-Luc Mélenchon warned against allowing panic to "interrupt democracy". There was no obvious reaction to the shooting of a French policeman in central Paris overnight, an attack claimed by Islamic State. French media are reporting that two police officers were shot Thursday on the famed shopping boulevard. Fillon improves his stand in the second round with 59% against 41% for Le Pen.

Author: 0 Fox stock gains ground following O'Reilly firing

It's possible that O'Reilly's team does in fact have other evidence of a smear campaign, but it's unclear why they thought the conference calls might sway the Murdochs. Now, after weeks of being condemned by the public, the company has chose to let go of one of its prominent announcers. This happened just hours after O'Reilly was sacked from the network over sexual harassment allegations.

Author: 0 Trump calls North Korea a menace

Tensions have risen sharply in recent months after North Korea conducted two nuclear weapons tests previous year and carried out a steady stream of ballistic missile tests. The US is looking for ways to pressure North Korea into denuclearisation. US President Donald Trump has said that will not happen, and stepped up pressure on the isolated North.

World News North Korea threatens 'super-mighty' strike on U.S.
Author: 0 North Korea threatens 'super-mighty' strike on U.S.

The US, along with South Korea, should suspend annual military exercises that antagonize North Korea in exchange for Pyongyang halting its nuclear program, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in early March. An official at the Russian embassy reminded that these words were a quote from the last resolution on North Korea, which was unanimously adopted by the Security Council in 2016.

Author: 0 Labour has a real opportunity in this general election

A BBC spokesman said it was too early to say whether the broadcaster would seek to stage a debate. "So the 2017 general election will make the 2015 one look like "access all areas" as far as the Tories are concerned". Eligible voters must make sure they are registered before 22 May in order to have their say. May is hoping to increase the parliamentary majority for her ruling Conservatives , strengthening her negotiating position ahead of tough talks with the European Union over the ...

World News Rouhani, Putin Slam US Aggression on Syria
Author: 0 Rouhani, Putin Slam US Aggression on Syria

On Saturday, Syrian warplanes resumed flights from an air base targeted in Friday's USA cruise missile attack, according to a provincial governor who said the base was operating from what he described as "a first phase". missile attack had boosted the Syrian government's resolve to crush foreign-sponsored Takfiri terrorist groups, vowing to expedite the pace of clean-up operations against the extremists.

Author: 0 Fallon: Russia responsible for 'every death' in Syria gas attack

I don't see how that's in Russian interests. "If he needs to do more, he will do more". Russian minister for foreign affairs Sergei Lavrov and USA secretary of state Rex Tillerson spoke by phone on Saturday about the situation in Syria after U.S.

Author: 0 Pence, headed to Japan, turns focus to trade with key ally

A US official said Pyongyang's projectile "blew up nearly immediately" during an attempted launch off North Korea's east coast. North Korea's nuclear and missile development dominated the agenda on his first stop in South Korea. Wang told reporters that although US officials have made clear that a military strike remains on the table, he believes that Washington would still prefer to de-escalate tensions through multi-sided talks.

World News Trump records robocall in Georgia congressional race
Author: 0 Trump records robocall in Georgia congressional race

An investigative filmmaker, Ossoff raised more than $8.3 million, mostly from donors far from the northern suburbs of Atlanta. The left is heavily invested in this race - literally. Trump won the district by only about one point over Hillary Clinton. Washington D.C [United States], April 18 (ANI): U.S. President Donald Trump has asked voters in Georgia to reject the Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff , saying that he would be a " disaster " in Congress.

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