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by | April 07, 2017 | 02:30

Elections and retirements have changed the makeup - and the leadership - in both chambers, however. Galvano has introduced sweeping legislation, SB 8 , that would essentially turn Florida from a state that theoretically bans gambling into one that embraces it.

by | April 07, 2017 | 02:27

Towns along the coast should expect heavy wind and there may be some flooding further inland, according to the NWS' projections. This will be the third rainfall event in the last week, and the ground is already saturated. Heavy rainfall is expected before 8 p.m. Thursday followed by a chance of showers. We're forecasting average rainfall amounts between an inch and and inch and a half by this evening.

by | April 06, 2017 | 02:42

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a suicide attack south of Baghdad that left 17 people dead and 48 wounded. Diplomatic sources pointed out that the United Nations secretary-general plans to review the humanitarian situation at a time when the causes and responsibility for an air strike on a residential neighborhood in Mosul , where more than 200 civilians were killed, according to official reports , are under investigation.

by | April 06, 2017 | 02:34

Members of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) are divided on how President Donald Trump's fiscal stimulus package will affect the USA economy, minutes from a Federal Reserve meeting showed Wednesday. Policymakers at the Federal Reserve continue to see "considerable uncertainty" about the effects of possible fiscal stimulus from the Trump administration, according to meeting minutes released today.

by | April 05, 2017 | 02:28

Beijing has also been irritated over the U.S. decision to use the issue as a pretext for assembling the advanced THAAD missile defense system in South Korea. The White House is considering all options in dealing with North Korea, including military action . There had to be a commitment to using diplomatic means to peacefully settle the North Korea issue, Wang said.

by | April 04, 2017 | 04:45

Gen. Michael Flynn being fired as Trump's national security adviser for not disclosing talks with at least one Russian official. Congressional committees, along with the FBI, are investigating what US intelligence agencies have concluded were attempts by Russian Federation to influence the November 8 presidential election in Trump's favor.

by | April 04, 2017 | 04:42

Among those given tickets by Congress on Sunday night, many are relatives of former councillors and party leaders. Former Delhi Congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely and former state Minister Haroon Yusuf also expressed concern over the functioning of the Congress state unit headed by former Union Minister Ajay Maken.

by | April 03, 2017 | 03:07

While Bojjala Gopala Krishna Reddy, sent his resignation to Speaker Kodela Sivaprasada Rao, another senior MLA from Rajahmundry Rural, Gorantla Butchaiah Chowdary resigned from the TDP state general secretarys post. Arrangements have been made for the induction of 34-year-old Nara Lokesh into the N Chandrababu Naidu cabinet in Andhra Pradesh. From the TDP, Pithani Satyanarayana, Nakka Ananda Babu, Somireddy Chandramohan Reddy, Kalva Srinivasulu and Kothapalli Samuel Jawahar got Cabinet berths.

by | April 03, 2017 | 02:57

According to the Met office, temperatures in Udhamsinghnagar, Pantnagar and Dehradun have broken records set 25 years back. Due to rising heat and humidity, people are facing difficulty in their daily chores. City roads wore deserted look due to intense heat with people coming out of their cozy confines only in case of emergency.

by | April 03, 2017 | 02:56

The Obama rule did not require states to award federal grants for abortion services but had prohibited them from denying health centers funding purely on the basis that they administer abortions. The four USA representatives from Arkansas, all Republicans, had all voted in February to reject the Department of Health and Human Services rule . Plus, the Senate-currently split 52-48 with a Republican majority-voted against keeping birth control free earlier this year.

by | April 01, 2017 | 01:48

As the affected airports include the world's busiest global hub of Dubai worldwide Airport, U.S. -bound passengers from Asia transiting through these airports will also be affected. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said the measure is necessary because of the threat of terror attacks on commercial flights, including through the use of explosives smuggled in consumer products.

by | April 01, 2017 | 01:38

Malaysian authorities said they had the right to conduct an autopsy as he had been killed on Malaysian soil, and that they would only release the body to Mr Kim's family. No one wants "fat-shaming" to lead to nuclear war, but no one-including North Korea's allies, most likely-would disagree about the insane part. Malaysian prosecutors have charged two women - an Indonesian and a Vietnamese - with killing Kim Jong-Nam, but South Korean and USA officials had regarded them as pawns in an ...

by | March 31, 2017 | 02:05

On Monday, US Army Chief of Staff General Mark Milley said that investigators have been sent to Mosul to determine whether it was a coalition strike or Daesh-rigged explosives that caused the explosion. The fight to capture western Mosul is still underway, with military officials predicting the battle will continue for months. In the battles for Fallujah and Ramadi, the cities were entirely emptied of their civilian populations as Iraqi forces battled IS.

by | March 31, 2017 | 01:54

Earlier, a van was seen leaving the morgue where Kim's body was being held, after which police guards were removed. Malaysia said it has agreed to release the body of Kim Jong Nam to North Korea in exchange for the return of nine Malaysians held in the North's capital.

by | March 30, 2017 | 01:42

People. Rich ones. That's all the information Trump thinks peons like you or I deserve to have on that front, but congressional Democrats are pushing to get more information about that and make it public, appealing to Congress and to the Government Accountability Office.

by | March 30, 2017 | 01:38

In the 245-member Rajya Sabha, the BJP has 56 members while the NDA jointly has 74 members. Digvijaya Singh's amendments related to provisions to change the Income Tax Act, over which Chidambaram and Jaitley had a long sparring session. "That is not a ground that hacking takes place only because Aadhaar is there". "There are lot of wild information going around over the authority of assessment officers over search and seizure", added Jaitley.

by | March 30, 2017 | 01:36

The U.S. has refused to recognize the East China Sea zone, which requires aircraft to declare their flight plans, identify themselves to Chinese traffic monitors and follow their instructions. The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI), part of Washington's Center for Strategic and International Studies , announced this week that China has largely completed construction of military installations on the artificial islands the nation has constructed in the South China Sea.

by | March 29, 2017 | 02:06

During his address, PM Modi even mentioned that April 7 is World Health Day and United Nations has resolved to provide universal health coverage for all by 2030. That is a great start. He expressed his gratitude towards the people and said that over the last few months they have participated in the digital movement, "digidhan".

by | March 29, 2017 | 02:05

Woody Burton, R-Whiteland, the House sponsor of the measure, said he told Young that the legislation, as originally proposed, would not work. It set the date at 2021 and also included a provision to empower the governor to appoint members to the Charter School Review Panel.

by | March 29, 2017 | 02:02

And the other primarily carried out by Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states on behalf of Yemen's deposed government, against the Houthi rebels, widely viewed in the region as a proxy for Saudi Arabia's archrival Iran. In two notable incidents, the Saudis failed to acknowledge its fault in the August 15 bombing of the Doctors Without Borders (MSF) hospital in the Yemeni city of Abs, saying the strike which destroyed the facility engaged " legitimate " targets.

by | March 29, 2017 | 02:00

Showers and thunderstorms increase in coverage again on Sunday and Sunday night with the threat for additional severe thunderstorms. Tuesday morning you'll see thunderstorms developing in Oklahoma and spreading northeast. The center expects storms developing this afternoon and tonight across portions of Tennessee, far eastern Arkansas, northern MS and eventually northwest Alabama.

by | March 28, 2017 | 00:50

The heart of the scandal involves Park's relationship with her lifelong friend and confidant Choi Soon-sil. It's the latest development in a corruption scandal that's gripped the country for months, and that saw Park booted from office. On 10 March, the Constitutional Court ruled that Ms Park's actions "seriously impaired the spirit of... democracy and the rule of law". Prosecutors sought an arrest warrant for Park on Monday but withheld the details of her charges.

by | March 27, 2017 | 00:52

Despite an improved post-interval performance, Netherlands could not conjure a way back into the contest and after its failure to qualify for UEFA Euro 2016, its hopes of reaching Russian Federation next year seem slim with Blind's side now fourth in the group, three points adrift of second-placed Sweden and six behind leader France.

by | March 27, 2017 | 00:50

Scuffles with police erupted sporadically and the arrested demonstrators included a gray-haired man whom police dragged along the pavement. Reuters noted on Sunday that Mr. Alexei Navalny, the Russian opposition leader and anti-corruption campaigner, has been detained in Moscow as unsanctioned protests against the government were held across the country .

by | March 25, 2017 | 00:38

Greenblatt's recent visit to Israel", the statement continued. The statement described the talks as "serious and constructive" and said they were ongoing. In addition to two meetings with Netanyahu, Greenblatt met with Abbas, Palestinian civil society groups and visited with Palestinian children in a West Bank Refugee camp.

by | March 25, 2017 | 00:39

Voronenkov was elected in the 2011 Russian election many believe was rigged, and is best known for co-authoring a 2014 bill that banned foreign ownership of Russian media, a move Bloomberg View columnist Leonid Bershidsky called "the single worst thing that happened to press freedom as an institution in Putin's Russia".

by | March 22, 2017 | 00:45

The Congress tal ly now stands at 27. In the 60-member house, the BJP won 21 seats and the Congress 28. He maintained that the petition had been referred to the secretary of the Assembly, M. She said her government will make all-out efforts to make Manipur one of the most developed states in the region by harnessing the potential benefits of the Union government's 'Act East Policy, ' which will lead to Manipur becoming a peaceful and prosperous state with all communities living together ...

by | March 22, 2017 | 00:43

The Guardian notes that the documents, passed on to the newspaper by the Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project , included details of about 70,000 banking transactions, including 1,920 that went through United Kingdom banks and 373 via USA banks.

by | March 21, 2017 | 00:51

Officers from the Ghana Fire Service, the Police and Ambulance Service have arrived at the scene to rescue those who have been trapped in the water by the tree. The Kintampo waterfall is one of the highest waterfalls in Ghana. Police commander Desmond Owusu-Boampong told local media Monday that 17 bodies have been retrieved since Sunday at the resort about 414 kilometers (257 miles) north of the capital, Accra.

by | March 21, 2017 | 00:52

USA ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, in a statement , denounced how Israel was the only country that is a permanent fixture on the 47-member body's calendar. The US State Department noted its respect for human rights and urged other countries to apply pressure on the UNHRSC to make necessary changes to its policy that would benefit human rights in the long run.