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ICE chief: Cuomo's comments 'an insult' to officers ICE chief: Cuomo's comments 'an insult' to officers
- April 27, 2018

Thomas Homan, a NY native and ICE's interim leader, expressed disappointment with Cuomo for his "grandstanding today over the issue of immigration enforcement". Homan added, "ICE can not and will not cease and desist from fulfilling our agency's congressionally mandated mission of enforcing federal law". It comes a day after a man was arrested by ICE officers inside the Supreme Court building in St. (more...)
Moon arrives at inter-Korean summit venue Moon arrives at inter-Korean summit venue
- April 27, 2018

He will do an excellent job helping @ POTUS lead our efforts to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula. It's unclear what agreements might be reached, but Moon has talked of a "peace regime", part of a plan unveiled in his so-called Berlin declaration made during his visit to the German capital last July, about two months after taking office. (more...)
The Royal Family's official website may have accidentally revealed baby's name The Royal Family's official website may have accidentally revealed baby's name
- April 27, 2018

While the world waits with bated breathe for what a bunch of royals will be naming the next peasant overlord, it looks like the official royal website might have accidentally jumped the gun. Bookies have been guessing that the third child of William and Kate will be likely named Arthur , Albert , James , Alfred , Louis or Henry , with Alexander coming in as a late contender after Alexander Downer joked to William if he'd thought about his own name. (more...)
Crude oil price holds above $68 with Trump-Iran standoff in focus Crude oil price holds above $68 with Trump-Iran standoff in focus
- April 27, 2018

Such figures would usually weigh on prices, but the market appears to be much more focused on the possibility of new sanctions against Iran. Oil prices on Wednesday fell back from more than three-year highs reached the previous session, as rising USA fuel inventories and production weighed on an otherwise bullish market. (more...)
'I'm sorry': Toronto van driver's father apologizes 'I'm sorry': Toronto van driver's father apologizes
- April 27, 2018

Across the city, Minassian made a brief appearance in a packed courtroom. A man police identified as Minassian's father was in court. Trudeau offered his condolences to the families of the victims and also thanked first responders, who "faced danger without hesitation". (more...)
Mike Pompeo sworn in as secretary of state as cabinet woes continue Mike Pompeo sworn in as secretary of state as cabinet woes continue
- April 27, 2018

He immediately headed to Andrews Air Force Base to fly to Brussels. Pompeo, who became one of Trump's closest advisers while at the Central Intelligence Agency, faced stiff opposition from Democrats, who anxious he might be too closely aligned with the president. (more...)
Priyanka Chopra Proves Spring Florals Aren't for Shrinking Violets Priyanka Chopra Proves Spring Florals Aren't for Shrinking Violets
- April 27, 2018

This was the fourth time she is on the show to promote the season 3 premiere of her TV show Quantico . Just take a look at Priyanka Chopra . Jimmy then tweeted and gave her the win. Reprising her role as Alex Parrish, the small season will have 13 episodes . Quantico , which also stars Blair Underwood and a new cast member, Oscar-winner Marlee Matlin, airs at 10 p.m. (more...)
Senate confirms Richard Grenell as US Ambassador to Germany Senate confirms Richard Grenell as US Ambassador to Germany
- April 27, 2018

Grenell became the first openly gay ambassador nominated by Trump when the USA president put his nomination forward in September. Whereas Mr Trump has forged an improbable bromance with his French counterpart, his relationship with the German chancellor is more strained. (more...)
She can't breathe: Cardi B cancels performances ahead of upcoming birth She can't breathe: Cardi B cancels performances ahead of upcoming birth
- April 27, 2018

Cardi B is super pregnant right now, and she has to cancel some of her dates. This will be their first child together. "I just wanted to make this a little [bit] clear and everything". Gracious: 'I want to thank ya all for understanding. Her latest performance was at last weekend's Coachella. Writer and social media addict. 'I have to invest so much money on my stage set, my own money, ' Cardi said during an interview with SiriusXM. (more...)
Teachers rally at Capitol but will lawmakers listen? Teachers rally at Capitol but will lawmakers listen?
- April 27, 2018

Jan Brewer, calling the idea of financing the $1 billion package with future tax collections and cost savings "just pie in the sky". "We need to bring the change that our educators and our students and our families in this state need". Teachers wanted state education spending to be boosted while the teacher retirement fund was better protected. Elsewhere, Palmer Hoegh, a high school math teacher in Douglas County School District, had to launch a GoFundMe to raise money for whiteboards. (more...)
Danish inventor Peter Madsen given life sentence Danish inventor Peter Madsen given life sentence
- April 26, 2018

He also initially denied dismembering her, then confessed that he had done so and said he'd thrown her body parts into the Baltic Sea, according to the AP. Wall, he told the court , had "a wonderful evening until it ended in an accident". He has until May 9 to file an appeal with the Eastern High Court in Copenhagen , reported The New York Times . (more...)
White House Releases Obama Handwritten Praise of Jackson White House Releases Obama Handwritten Praise of Jackson
- April 26, 2018

Dr Ronny Jackson , the embattled Veterans Administration Secretary nominee and current Physician to the President is nicknamed " Candy Man " by the White House for casually dishing out prescription drugs. "Many also believe that [Capt.] Jackson has exhibited poor climate and leadership failures, but most feel that [Capt.] Jackson's failures were primarily due to the destructive rapport with [Capt.] Kuhlman and that he has not had an opportunity to lead the WHMU without hindrance or ... (more...)
Int'l donors pledge 4.4 bln United States dollars for Syria Int'l donors pledge 4.4 bln United States dollars for Syria
- April 26, 2018

U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs chief Mark Lowcock announced the pledges Wednesday at an global donor conference in Brussels . Swedish Ambassador Olof Skoog said the council would be looking at "incremental steps" on Syria, including a push for more aid convoys to be sent to hard-to-reach areas and stepping up mine removal in Raqa, six months after the Islamic State group was driven out of the city. (more...)
SCOTUS hears travel ban arguments SCOTUS hears travel ban arguments
- April 26, 2018

The ban's challengers nearly certainly need one of those two justices if the court is to strike down the ban. A decision is expected by late June. In the court's first full-blown consideration of a Trump order, the conservative justices who make up the court's majority seemed unwilling to hem in a president who has invoked national security to justify restrictions on who can or cannot step on US soil. (more...)
Republican Debbie Lesko wins Arizona House special election Republican Debbie Lesko wins Arizona House special election
- April 26, 2018

Tipirneni is trying to pull off an upset, but Republicans have a sizable lead in both voter registration and in early ballots already cast in the special election. The larger the number of vulnerable districts, the more that could potentially get washed away. The Democratic National Committee spent $175,000 in the race on online fundraising, digital ads and staff on the ground, including a $75,000 grant to the state party for all its 2018 races, a committee official told CNN hours before ... (more...)
Bad weather puts a cork in the world's wine production Bad weather puts a cork in the world's wine production
- April 26, 2018

Global wine production slumped to its lowest level in 60 years in 2017, according to data from the International Organisation of Vine and Wine. Prices are up 74 percent in Italy, 45 percent in Spain and over 10 percent in France, the European Commission said. (more...)
I failed to spot Windrush fiasco coming, says Amber Rudd I failed to spot Windrush fiasco coming, says Amber Rudd
- April 26, 2018

Theresa May has steadfastly stuck to the immigration target first set by David Cameron - despite opposition from within her own party. The Windrush scandal dominated proceedings in Westminster today, with Home Secretary Amber Rudd coming under more pressure to resign. (more...)
Steven Pienaar weighs in on Salah-Messi comparisons Steven Pienaar weighs in on Salah-Messi comparisons
- April 26, 2018

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp expects newly crowned Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year Mohamed Salah to get a rough ride from his former Roma team-mates. Although Egypt is one of only two Arab countries to have made peace with Israel, public opinion remains largely hostile to the country and supportive of the Palestinians. (more...)
Mick Mulvaney Promotes Bribing Members of Congress Mick Mulvaney Promotes Bribing Members of Congress
- April 26, 2018

Mulvaney accepted almost $63,000 in campaign donations from payday lenders during his time in Congress, but Mulvaney claims those donations do not pose a conflict of interest . The scandalous part is that Mulvaney asked the executives and lobbyists to donate more money, and told them the more they donated, the more influence they would have. (more...)
Israel IDF Catches 2 Armed Infiltrators From Gaza Israel IDF Catches 2 Armed Infiltrators From Gaza
- April 26, 2018

On Tuesday, Mr Fuzi had pointed out that while photofits of the two gunmen have been sent to all immigration checkpoints, there was a possibility that the two men had escaped through illegal means. Hamas blamed Israel's Mossad for assassinating the engineer. The dead man was an expert on attack-drone and rocket systems, according to Israeli sources. (more...)
BS Yeddyurappa Claims # 039 & Son Vijayendra Won;t Contest From Varuna BS Yeddyurappa Claims # 039 & Son Vijayendra Won;t Contest From Varuna
- April 25, 2018

Sources told India Today that Yeddyurappa wanted his son to contest against Siddaramaiah's son but he relented during the meeting with Prakash Javadekar and other leaders. "Vijayendra is not filing nomination today, a common man (party worker) will be fielded and he will be filing the nomination", Yeddyurappa said. "Vijayendra will work at the constituency for the next 20 days". (more...)
Jeffrey Lurie Talked 'Disastrous Presidency' In Meeting With Players Jeffrey Lurie Talked 'Disastrous Presidency' In Meeting With Players
- April 25, 2018

Many members of the Philadelphia Eagles have already stated they would not show to a meeting with the President if an invitation was sent there way. Mr. Lurie has also made his political leanings known in private league meetings, including last October at N.F.L. headquarters. The meeting was held after Trump's comments and was attended by owners, players and league executives. (more...)
Prince's family sues hospital and Walgreen's for wrongful death Prince's family sues hospital and Walgreen's for wrongful death
- April 25, 2018

The situation occurred in April 2016 when a plane that Prince was aboard made an emergency landing in IL and the musician was taken to the hospital. Officials determined that Prince ingested counterfeit Vicodin that was laced with fentanyl. Paramedics scrambled to revive Prince on the tarmac after the plane landed. (more...)
European Union plays down prospect of bespoke Brexit trade deal for banks European Union plays down prospect of bespoke Brexit trade deal for banks
- April 25, 2018

Valdis Dombrovskis, European Commission Vice President and responsible for financial services, said that equivalence was a pragmatic solution and "a probable" outcome for Britain after Brexit. The alternative is a one-sided system whereby the bloc grants market access if a foreign country's rules are fully aligned or "equivalent" with its own. (more...)
Students descend on Arizona state capitol to call for tighter gun controls Students descend on Arizona state capitol to call for tighter gun controls
- April 25, 2018

The protests were chosen to line up with the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting , which left 13 people dead in Littleton, Colorado. We are grateful for support being given to us, and look forward to continuing the conversation. "A lot of Lee's Summit students don't think these problems apply here". (more...)

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