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Flood areas getting portable dams, $1 million in state aid

Flood areas getting portable dams, $1 million in state aid The increased outflow will not have any significant effect on St. Lawrence River levels near Montreal as declining Ottawa River flows are expected to continue, and this will offset the effects of the increased Lake Ontario outflow, the board said. Continua a leggere...

Fresh court blow for Trump's revised ban

A ruling Monday , June 12, 2017, from a unanimous three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. But what this latest turn of events underscores is that the executive order is just an appetizer for the "extreme vetting" Mr. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said the administration was confident that the travel ban would be upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court . They said the cases might be moot as s... Continua a leggere...

Theresa May says she'll stick to Brexit timetable

Conservatives fell 12 seats short of the 326 seats they needed for a majority , and are down from the 330 seats they had before May called for this early election. Former Treasury chief George Osborne - who was sacked by May past year - called her a "dead woman walking". A very personalized, nearly presidential style of campaigning has contributed to the Conservative Party's apparent loss of su... Continua a leggere...

Congressmen seeking any tape recordings of Comey with Trump

Congressmen seeking any tape recordings of Comey with Trump The problem for Trump is that Comey is an experienced public servant with a reputation for rectitude, while Trump is a serial prevaricator whose campaign is now being investigated not only by two congressional committees but by a special counsel whose mandate could be expanded to include the circumstances of Comey's dismissal. Continua a leggere...

Mattis: 'We're Not Winning In Afghanistan Right Now'

Mattis: 'We're Not Winning In Afghanistan Right Now' The chairman testified before the committee during a hearing about the president's $639 billion fiscal year 2018 defense budget request . Committee Chairman Congressman Mac Thornberry and other Republicans bemoaned the increase as insufficient. Continua a leggere...

Death toll from Afghanistan bombing rises to at least 150

Ghani has come under mounting criticism over the bombing , the deadliest in Kabul since 2001, with protests and deadly street clashes roiling the Afghan capital as people incensed by spiralling insecurity call for his government's resignation. Continua a leggere...

Comey's words set gauntlet for Sessions confronted by Congress

Comey's words set gauntlet for Sessions confronted by Congress Sessions will face questions about his contacts with Russia's ambassador to the USA during the presidential campaign. He recused himself in March from a federal investigation into contacts between Russian Federation and Donald Trump's presidential campaign after acknowledging that he had met twice a year ago with the ambassador. Continua a leggere...

Otta Warmbier Release from North Korea

News of Warmbier's deteriorating health only reached US officials in recent weeks, leading to an urgent demand that he be released on humanitarian grounds on Monday. US College Student Otto Warmbier , has been released from North Korean prison where he was tried and imprisoned for more than a year. He says in a statement that the State Department secured Warmbier's release at the directio... Continua a leggere...

Mattarella: ripudiare violenza e razzismo nello sport

Mattarella: ripudiare violenza e razzismo nello sport Lo sport è invece una leva di grande efficacia sul piano sociale, culturale, educativo , con rilevanti ricadute economiche" ha spiegato Mattarella parlando allo Stadio dei Marmi in occasione della sua storica visita nella sede del Coni. Continua a leggere...

Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden Has Heated Exchange With US Attorney General

Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden Has Heated Exchange With US Attorney General Comey referred frequently to the attorney general and included the tantalizing tidbit that there were "facts that I can't discuss in an open setting". "I do want you to be honest", Harris said. Sessions also contradicted parts of Comey's testimony from last week . But he angrily denounced such claims as "secret innuendo ", a likely reference to media accounts of a closed-door briefing lawm... Continua a leggere...

Feud heats up between Singapore premier, siblings

Feud heats up between Singapore premier, siblings Mr Lee Hsien Yang , and his wife Mrs Lee Suet Fern, have two other sons: Mr Li Huanwu and Mr Li Shaowu. Lee Hsien Loong has also used his position to influence the Ministerial Committee which was set up to decide the fate of 38 Oxley Road, despite agreeing to recuse himself on all matters relating to the house, according to the statement. Continua a leggere...

Putin angrily denies election hacking in Megyn Kelly interview

Putin angrily denies election hacking in Megyn Kelly interview Petersburg World International Economic Forum. Putin said he'd never met the president, including during a visit by Trump to Moscow for the 2013 Miss Universe pageant, and called the existence of a secret Russian dossier on Trump "just another piece of nonsense". Continua a leggere...

Student released by North Korea now at hospital

Student released by North Korea now at hospital As per Otto Warmbier parents, he has been in coma since shortly after his trial in March 2016 . Talking about them, Rodman told reporters they're "not my goal right now". Warmbier also said he had been encouraged by the university's "Z Society", which he said he was trying to join. Warmbier was serving a 15-year prison term with hard labor for alleged anti-state acts. Continua a leggere...

Schumer opposes Trump plan to privatize air traffic control

Schumer opposes Trump plan to privatize air traffic control Schumer said this plan would give airlines too much control over costs. These are the same airlines that have cut flights to small- and mid-sized airports by over 20 per cent in recent years. He said privatization would increase safety and reduce passenger wait times. Stay on topic - This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand. Continua a leggere...

Gardaí investigate discovery of human torso in Wicklow Mountains

Gardaí investigate discovery of human torso in Wicklow Mountains Yesterday, a leg was found close to this site by the Garda Water Unit at Glenmacanass waterfall. The grim discovery was made in a plastic bag as search teams concentrated on a 30km zone along the Military Road from Glencree to Glenmacnass waterfall. Continua a leggere...

Mattis to decide troop levels in Afghanistan

Mattis to decide troop levels in Afghanistan We are putting it together now and there are actions being taken to make certain that we don't pay a price for the delay. "We recognize the need for urgency, and your criticism is fair, sir". "In just a few years, if we don't change the trajectory, we will lose our qualitative and our quantitative competitive advantage", Dunford said, warning "the consequences will be profound". Continua a leggere...

Judge to hear challenge to new Indiana abortion restrictions

Judge to hear challenge to new Indiana abortion restrictions Ken Falk, the legal director of the ACLU of IN, said that notifying a parent or guardian that their child is seeking an abortion would interfere with the minor's rights. According to Richards, each day Planned Parenthood is open 8,118 people receive some sort of health care. Under existing IN law, girls younger than 18 must either get their parents' consent to have an abortion or seek permission... Continua a leggere...

North Korea frees American student; parents say he's in coma

A senior USA official said it was only in recent weeks that the United States obtained intelligence reports indicating that Warmbier had been repeatedly beaten while in North Korean custody. At the meeting, North Korea agreed that Swedish diplomats could visit all four American detainees. Yun and two doctors visited Warmbier that morning, marking the first time the USA was able to confirm his st... Continua a leggere...

North Korea threatens to turn the American continent into ashes

The praise of China was short lived during Mattis' speech as he criticized Beijing on the issue of the South China Sea . Speaking at the annual Shangri-La Dialogue here, US Defence Secretary General (Retd) James Mattis also said while competition between the US and China was bound to occur, the conflict between the world's two largest economies was not "inevitable". Continua a leggere...

European Union warns 3 countries to start taking refugees immediately

European Union warns 3 countries to start taking refugees immediately The mandatory European Union scheme was established in 2015 and is aimed at relocating some refugees now held in Greece and Italy throughout the bloc with a specific quota for each member state. "The Czech Republic does not agree with the system of relocation", Czech Republic Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said. Poland had pledged space in 2015 but has yet to host anyone and the Czech R... Continua a leggere...


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