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Cohen Loses Bid To Block Review Of Documents Seized In FBI Raid Cohen Loses Bid To Block Review Of Documents Seized In FBI Raid
- April 17, 2018

Trump's attorneys filed papers on Sunday that would temporarily keep the Justice Department from reviewing the materials gained from an April 9 raid of Cohen's home and office. Prosecutors have asked that the seized documents be reviewed to identify those covered by attorney-client privilege by a "filter team" of lawyers within their office, who would be walled off from the main prosecution team. (more...)
As Oklahoma teachers declare victory, Colorado educators walk out of class As Oklahoma teachers declare victory, Colorado educators walk out of class
- April 17, 2018

While the major event will be at the Capitol, there are also dozens of other planned protests throughout Colorado. - Teacher pay: The CEA says Colorado educators' average pay has dropped by more than 17% when adjusting for inflation over the last 15 years. (more...)
US Vice President expects NAFTA deal within weeks US Vice President expects NAFTA deal within weeks
- April 16, 2018

Pence told reporters its was possible that a deal would be reached in the next several weeks. Richard PenceWhy the Summit of the Americas is better off without Trump US needs to respect Latin American leadership on Venezuela crisis Pence endorses challenger in Texas congressional primary runoff MORE on Friday pledged nearly $16 million in humanitarian aid for Venezuelans who have fled a deepening economic and political crisis in the country. (more...)
Snowstorm Forces Jets To Fly Back To Winnipeg Snowstorm Forces Jets To Fly Back To Winnipeg
- April 16, 2018

The Jets lead the series 2-0. Those three combined to play 164 games in Iowa this season, and now they are important parts of Minnesota's playoff push. "The guys care a lot, " he said. He was rewarded for that confidence and faith with a 5-1 Flyers win that saw them even their first-round series with the Pittsburgh Penguins at one game apiece. (more...)
Boston Needs to Match Toronto's Intensity From the Start Boston Needs to Match Toronto's Intensity From the Start
- April 16, 2018

Gallant: It just turned it into the somber mood like, now we got to go into that dressing room and talk to them. CLAUDE GIROUX , PHILADELPHIA FLYERS - APRIL 13, 2012 It was arguably one of the most memorable playoff games of the modern era for the Flyers, a head-to-head with the state rival Pittsburgh Penguins that saw the two teams combine for 13 goals. (more...)
Former First Lady Barbara Bush's health is failing Former First Lady Barbara Bush's health is failing
- April 16, 2018

McGrath said Mrs. Bush spent two days at Methodist Hospital earlier this month but decided not to return there when her health began to deteriorate. According to CNN , Bush is in failing health and has been suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, and congestive heart failure , for quite some time. (more...)
Chris Wood returns to haunt old side as Burnley defeat Leicester Chris Wood returns to haunt old side as Burnley defeat Leicester
- April 16, 2018

Puel has been handed a boost, with the news that Burnley captain, Ben Mee will miss this clash with a knee injury. Burnley had been reluctant to talk about the possibility of European football but after last weekend's results, when they beat Watford and Leicester lost to Newcastle , the veneer slipped. (more...)
Environmental advocate dies after setting himself on fire in NYC park Environmental advocate dies after setting himself on fire in NYC park
- April 16, 2018

He left a suicide note in a shopping cart near his body, writing that he hoped his act would bring attention to the need to protect the environment. " I apologize to you for the mess ", Buckel reportedly wrote. He argued against the Boy Scout ban on gay, fought for the right of gay high school students in Salt Lake City to organize a club and helped a Pennsylvania woman win a lawsuit allowing her to put "beloved life partner" on the headstone of her partner. (more...)
Major New York progressive group endorses Cynthia Nixon Major New York progressive group endorses Cynthia Nixon
- April 16, 2018

Part of Nixon's strategy to upset Cuomo in the gubernatorial race is tapping into the Black and Latino voter base, which Cuomo has historically received strong support from. NY state does have a medical marijuana program, though it is extremely restrictive. Executive director, Bill Lipton, says many in the party blame Cuomo for the continued control of the State Senate by Republicans, saying Cuomo didn't do enough to help Democrats win seats and mend differences. (more...)
In Tweets, Trump Fixates On James Comey, Mentions Syria Strikes And Cohen In Tweets, Trump Fixates On James Comey, Mentions Syria Strikes And Cohen
- April 16, 2018

On Sunday, before the ABC interview aired, Comey tweeted that his book draws on stories from his life and from lessons he has learned from others. After an hour of trashing Comey's character and reputation, Trump posted that he barely knew Comey, his favourite way of distancing himself from a contentious figure. (more...)
200M Eggs Recalled Amid Salmonella Fears
- April 16, 2018

The recall is equivalent to nearly 10 days production at the farm, which produces 2.3 million eggs a day. The F.D.A. urged consumers to check their purchases and avoid eating eggs that might be contaminated. Almost 207 million eggs have been recalled after 22 people have become sick after eating them, according to the Federal and Drug Administration. Twenty-two illnesses have been reported. (more...)
CNNPolitics: Paul Ryan won't seek re-election CNNPolitics: Paul Ryan won't seek re-election
- April 16, 2018

No speaker has given up the gavel on his own terms since Democrat Tip O'Neill in 1987. The Californian began as the favorite for the speaker's job when John Boehner quit in frustration in 2015, but he was thwarted by personal problems and criticism from his party's right wing. (more...)
Legal basis for British strikes in Syria debatable - opposition leader Legal basis for British strikes in Syria debatable - opposition leader
- April 16, 2018

Asked by CNN on Sunday why parliament wasn't asked for its approval for Syria attacks, British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson says our main concern was the effectiveness and speed of the operation in Syria . They also insist that the move would deprive Prime Ministers of the advantage of surprise in military interventions and that such legislation would open governments to a potential court challenge. (more...)
France Mulls Military Action Against Syria For Gas Attacks France Mulls Military Action Against Syria For Gas Attacks
- April 16, 2018

Opposition leaders have demanded a parliamentary vote before any new military action in Syria as Theresa May called an emergency Cabinet meeting to discuss the growing global crisis. Macron doesn't need parliamentary permission to launch an operation. Moisi stressed the "risk of escalation" of the conflict amid increasing concerns about a U.S. (more...)
US 'Acted Appropriately' with Syria Strikes US 'Acted Appropriately' with Syria Strikes
- April 16, 2018

Punitive US-led strikes on Syria are justified because of the "murderous actions" carried out by the Damascus government, an Israeli official said Saturday. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu backs the joint airstrikes carried out against Syria in response to a suspected chemical attack. The armed Iranian-backed Shi'ite movement Hezbollah, which has an extensive missile arsenal, last fought a war with Israel in 2006. (more...)
Tesla kicked out of probe into fatal Model X crash Tesla kicked out of probe into fatal Model X crash
- April 16, 2018

Tesla Inc ( NASDAQ : TSLA ) CEO Elon Musk has demonstrated yet again that he's not shy about speaking up when he disagrees with something. As far as Tesla [TSLA] stock, the details of this story and Tesla's approach to this case don't seem to be influencing investors one way or another. (more...)
FIRST ALERT DAY SUNDAY: Tracking strong to severe storms Sunday FIRST ALERT DAY SUNDAY: Tracking strong to severe storms Sunday
- April 15, 2018

Low temperatures will likely be in the upper 30s to low 40s. It's another summer-like day for us, but with a few more clouds. This system is expected to set up as a "squall line", meaning the most significant threats will be damaging straight-line winds in excess of 70 miles per hour and prolonged heavy rains leading to flooding . (more...)
No symptoms of chemical poisoning in patients in Syria's Douma, Russia says No symptoms of chemical poisoning in patients in Syria's Douma, Russia says
- April 15, 2018

The group blamed the Syrian regime. Inside they showed off chemicals, fuses and mortar casings they said were used by rebels to manufacture weapons.Government officials also showed CNN a handwritten manual detailing instructions for how to build incendiary weapons, including white phosphorus munitions, amongst other things. (more...)
KY Governor claims KY Governor claims "child was sexually assaulted" because of teacher protests
- April 15, 2018

Organizers said parents were given plenty of notice about school closings. A survey done in 2011 and summarized in 2013 found that two percent of 5-year-olds and 6-year-olds who lived with their mother were left alone some of the time they weren't in school; that proportion increased to almost 30 percent of 14-year-olds. (more...)
Michael Cohen raid sought 'Access Hollywood' tape records Michael Cohen raid sought 'Access Hollywood' tape records
- April 15, 2018

The interest in Cohen's communications with Trump suggests that the investigation is delving into the president's actions, legal experts said. Three sources with knowledge believe that the information sought was not just to target Cohen but was also clearly aimed at discovering what Trump knew, if anything, about these efforts and any potential involvement he may have had in keeping the information from going public. (more...)
Why Chibok Girls Release Is Taking Time - PMB Why Chibok Girls Release Is Taking Time - PMB
- April 15, 2018

Fifty-seven escaped in the immediate aftermath and four years on, 112 are still being held - a global symbol of the Islamist insurgency that has devastated the region. "Don't imagine for a moment that we have forgotten about our daughters or that we consider their freedom a lost cause". Speaking ahead of the 4-year anniversary of the kidnap of the Chibok schoolgirls in Borno, Mohamed Fall, UNICEF representative in Nigeria, also said about 2,295 teachers have so far been killed by the ... (more...)
Trump's Deputy National Security Adviser To Leave White House Trump's Deputy National Security Adviser To Leave White House
- April 15, 2018

McMaster, and played a key role in his effort to produce a national security strategy document for the administration. Nadia Schadlow tendered her resignation in a letter Tuesday. Bolton, a longtime advocate of pre-emptive strikes against rogue regimes like Iran and North Korea , reported for work at the White House on Monday. (more...)
Death toll rises to 33 amid mass protests in Gaza Death toll rises to 33 amid mass protests in Gaza
- April 15, 2018

Israeli forces have killed 33 Palestinians and wounded hundreds of others on the two previous Fridays of protest on March 30 and April 6, when soldiers used live fire, rubber bullets and tear gas. Israeli troops have shot dead 30 Gaza Palestinians and wounded hundreds since the protests began, drawing worldwide criticism of the lethal tactics used against them. (more...)
Trump and Gardner strike deal to avoid crackdown on Colorado marijuana Trump and Gardner strike deal to avoid crackdown on Colorado marijuana
- April 15, 2018

The name refers to former Deputy Attorney General James Cole, whose memo explained the policy. "This can not be another episode of @realDonaldTrump telling somebody whatever they want to hear, only to change directions later on", U.S. Brown, a Democrat who has been vocal in her opposition to numerous Trump administration's policies, said in a written statement Friday that she would "appreciate" assurances from the president. (more...)
No threat to PDP-BJP alliance, says Ram Madhav No threat to PDP-BJP alliance, says Ram Madhav
- April 15, 2018

Sources told Times Now that Chaudhary Lal, one of the ministers who resigned yesterday, had reportedly told Madhav that he had attended the controversial rally on the orders of state BJP President Sat Sharma. We have heard you. Because we all know what those "wrong" powerful people-with the power that we have entrusted upon them-are capable of doing and how they manage their way out of any and all legal trouble. (more...)

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