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Louisiana won't give voter data to feds

Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler's office said staff and attorneys were reviewing the request. SC election officials have received a formal request for voter information from the presidential commission investigating voter fraud. [Full Article...]

Nitish calls for "alternative narrative" for Opposition

Nitish calls for Instead of picking on themes like rural distress and its impact on farmers, the opposition, Nitish Kumar said, was being reactive-allowing the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to keep the initiative. He said that he would attend the August 27 " BJP Hatao, Desh Bachao " rally if the RJD invited him, ending days of speculation that JD (U) might boycott the event owing to their differences ov... [Full Article...]

China's Military Challenges US by Expanding Island Bases, Report Finds

China's Military Challenges US by Expanding Island Bases, Report Finds The global standard is that territorial waters extend 12 miles from a shoreline. These developments, combined with the unusually short interval of just 39 days between the Dewey operation and the Stethem operation, are suggestive of the United States carrying out the operation to seek leverage over China potentially with regard to North Korea - especially ahead of a scheduled phone call ... [Full Article...]

Christie Orders Shutdown as Democrats Trade Blame

Christie Orders Shutdown as Democrats Trade Blame The problem will be a headache for visitors hoping to enjoy Jersey's 40 state parks, recreational areas and historic sites, but will of course be much more severe for residents. Prieto remained steadfast Saturday in his opposition, reiterating that he won't consider the plan as part of the budget process but would consider it once a budget is signed. [Full Article...]

Former Israeli Prime Minister released from prison

Former Israeli Prime Minister released from prison The parole board decided that Olmert's rehabilitation program, designed by the Prisoner Rehabilitation Authority, is to remain confidential. Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was released from Maasiyahu Prison Sunday morning after serving a 16-month sentence for bribery and obstruction of justice. [Full Article...]

Trump Again Attacks Media in Morning Tweets

Trump Again Attacks Media in Morning Tweets President Donald Trump said it would be "fun" to sue CNN during his remarks at a re-election fundraiser on Wednesday, according to audio released Friday by the Intercept. Trump has also slammed CNN for low ratings, despite the fact that the network has posted a total day rating spike of 25% in Q2 2017, compared to the same quarter in 2016. [Full Article...]

Vulture Featurette: A New Video Explores Spider-Man: Homecoming's Big Bad

British actor Tom Holland , who plays the web-slinging hero, showed up at the premiere accompanied by an actor in full Spider-Man costume who was lying on the bonnet of a auto and performing back flips for the crowd. Those tech fields could pay off. Skeptics perhaps had reason to be anxious then, but with the consensus being that the movie is good, we can rest those concerns for now - the Spider-... [Full Article...]

Florida undecided on request from voter fraud commission

Florida undecided on request from voter fraud commission In a letter this week, the commission asked states for lists of the names, party affiliations, addresses and voting histories of all voters, if state law allows it to be public. Pat McCrory's campaign and the North Carolina Republican Party based on identical names showing up on the rolls in multiple states, but elections boards rejected the protests. [Full Article...]

Simone Veil, A French Holocaust Survivor & Abortion Rights Champion, Dies At 89

Simone Veil, A French Holocaust Survivor & Abortion Rights Champion, Dies At 89 As health minister in the 1970s, she worked to ease restrictions on the use of contraception and to legalize abortion; when it was ultimately legalized in France in 1975, the legislation was known as "Veil's Law". She was 89 years old. She was born Simone Jacob in Nice, on the Riviera, on July 13, 1927. She died at her home in Paris. The couple had three sons. [Full Article...]

Serena Williams tells John McEnroe to 'respect my privacy'

Serena Williams tells John McEnroe to 'respect my privacy' The 23-times grand slam champion, who has taken time off to have a baby, wrote on Twitter . Williams also said she found out she was pregnant about a week before winning her Open era-record 23rd Grand Slam singles title at the Australian Open in January. [Full Article...]

Le Pen Charged With Misuse of EU Funds in French Assistant Probe

Le Pen Charged With Misuse of EU Funds in French Assistant Probe Le Pen has consistently denied the allegations against herself, saying that they were the work of her political opponents. Marine Le Pen , the leader of France's National Front party, has been formally placed under investigation in connection with a corruption scandal, a spokesman for the far-right party told CNN on Friday. [Full Article...]

Audio: CNN reporter confronts Sean Spicer over the no camera briefing policy

Audio: CNN reporter confronts Sean Spicer over the no camera briefing policy Acosta also made a tweet with a hashtag asking why the cameras were off. Asked on Fox News last week about the lack of televised briefings, Spicer accused reporters of seeking attention rather than attempting to get information from the White House. [Full Article...]

Whose Number Did Jimmy Butler Give Out???

Whose Number Did Jimmy Butler Give Out??? Butler, 27, owns career averages of 15.6 points, 4.8 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.5 steals per game. He also believes better days are ahead. The speedy playmaker from Kentucky has a high ceiling, and I think will develop quickly with the Kings' current system. [Full Article...]

Trump, Obama both to blame for Russian Federation hacking: diplomat

Trump, Obama both to blame for Russian Federation hacking: diplomat U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster told reporters that no agenda had yet been set for the meeting, which is fraught with difficulties for Trump. ambassador to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. "I find it dismaying and objectionable that President Trump continues to deny the undeniable fact that Russian Federation launched a major cyberattack against the U.S.", he said. [Full Article...]

A visual trip through parts of 'cleared' Old Mosul

A visual trip through parts of 'cleared' Old Mosul Iraqi troops have claimed that ISIS now controls less than 2 km2 of Mosul and its last defense will fall in very few days. The areas are northwest of the historic Grand al-Nuri Mosque which the militants destroyed last week. But hundreds of civilians have been killed in the past month as they tried to flee the Old City. But despite staggering territorial losses, Daesh has managed to launch ... [Full Article...]

Trump invites Ireland's new leader to WH for St. Pat's Day

Trump invites Ireland's new leader to WH for St. Pat's Day Patrick's Day. Mr Varadkar also said he would "never shirk" from raising issues such as climate change with the USA government and its representatives in Ireland. Varadkar, 38, is Ireland's youngest prime minister. In reply Mr Varadkar said the border is currently now an issue socially or economically - but the future is uncertain because of Brexit. [Full Article...]

White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph

White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph JOE CROWLEY: We're disappointed. " Democrats from coast to coast threw everything they had at this race, and Karen would not be defeated", House Speaker Paul Ryan said in a statement. Some Democrats have blamed Pelosi for the party's loss in the Georgia special election on Tuesday. She's a favorite foil of Republicans, and ads like these blanketed the Atlanta media market in the lead-up to ... [Full Article...]

'Scalise took a bullet for all of us'

'Scalise took a bullet for all of us' President Donald Trump spoke at the White House, saying Scalise's condition is more hard than initially thought. "We're competitive people by nature, and when you get to go out in a major league ballpark and play a kid's game, there's nothing like it". [Full Article...]

Pelosi Claims Republicans Attacking Her Are Really Attacking San Francisco

If Pelosi is truly the "strategic, politically astute leader" she touts herself to be, she would know 2016 was a change election and voters in both parties continue to want real change. "That would be very bad for the Republican Party", he tweeted . Pelosi brushed off the tweet, contending that Trump hadn't actually written it himself because "it's a classic Republican line". [Full Article...]

North Korea does it again, conducts another rocket engine test

Responding to Yonhap News Agency's query, a USA defense official also said, "We watch North Korea's actions closely". North Korea has tested a rocket engine that could be fitted to an intercontinental ballistic missile, a U.S. The North Korean regime will closely follow the meeting to gauge Seoul and Washington's future course of action concerning Pyongyang's pursuit of nuclear arsenal and mis... [Full Article...]


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