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Boston: Gov. Baker Sees Silver Lining in Ruling on Trump Travel Ban

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The ruling also said it would permit a 120-day ban on all refugees entering the USA to go into effect. The Trump administration offered two justifications for the temporary bans: First, they would block the admission of potentially risky people until adequate travel and refugee screening processes could be put in place. Read More »

Judge hears legislature's case against Dayton

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It's unclear when a decision may come. "The court can not exercise executive power; the court can not exercise legislative power; and so if you inquire into the motive and the intent of the governor in the exercise of a veto. "I don't see it happening while this legal question is unresolved", Hanson said. "If you look at the motive then you are into the political discussion, the political reasoning of the governor, which is within his sole discretion so long as he's acting within the power ... Read More »

Weed killer ingredient going on California list as cancerous

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In adding glyphosate to the carcinogen list, California acts in line with the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). Attorney Michael Baum, who represents more than 300 people who claim a loved one became sick or died from exposure to Roundup, says the fight to protect Californians is not over. Read More »

Chicago Officers Charged With Conspiracy in Laquan McDonald Case

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Officer Jason Van Dyke now faces murder charges for the death of the 17-year-old who was holding a knife and at a distance from police when he was shot 16 times in October 2014. Among other steps the officers took was to prepare police reports that falsely portrayed themselves as victims of McDonald, according to the indictment says. Read More »

Iran official says U.S. travel ban violates nuke deal

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After the lower courts found the travel ban unconstitutionally biased against Muslims and contrary to federal immigration law, Trump hailed the Supreme Court's decision as a "clear victory for our national security". That would include students who have been admitted to a US school and workers who have accepted an offer of employment from an American company, the court said. Read More »

Indians manager Terry Francona hospitalized, will miss game

The Indians said Francona checked out fine. On June 13, he was treated by the team's medical examiner after leaving a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers . Dan Otero could not silence the opposition at the plate, allowing a home run to Andrus, his second of the game and second career multi-homer performance (9/24/2016). Read More »

Trump praises India's Modi for purchases of USA armaments

President Donald Trump (L) welcomes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House in Washington D.C., the United States , June 26, 2017 . Trump said he is keen to work with Modi on creating a "fair and reciprocal" trade relationship between the two nations and called for the removal of "barriers" for the export of USA goods into Indian markets. Read More »

Justin Trudeau's Pride Pics Have People Crushing Harder Than Ever

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The PM, along with his wife and two kids, took the streets of Toronto to promote gender equality and diversity in all its forms through Pride parade. At events like the Chicago Pride Parade , the couple agree you just get to be yourself without questions. Eid coincided with Toronto's Pride parade on Sunday. Read More »

'Pharma Bro' defies advice to keep quiet before fraud trial

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Shkreli also reveled in using Twitter to insult his many critics, who included then-presidential candidate Hillary Clinton . Prosecutors accuse Mr Shkreli of running a fraudulent scheme where Retrophin assets were used to pay off debts after hedge fund MSMB Capital Management lost millions of dollars. Read More »

Owners urged to vaccinate horses against West Nile virus

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In conjunction with the State and other Towns across CT, the Town of Greenwich has begun the fight against West Nile Virus this month and will continue through October, 2017. The symptoms of of the Saint Louis encephalitis virus are similar to those of West Nile. "For the county, protecting public health and safety is our biggest concern", said Ada County Commission Chairman David Case in a news release. Read More »

Supreme Court says public money can go to churches

The high court ruled 7-2 that the church was illegally denied access to the state grant program and while critics of the ruling believe the Supreme Court is overriding the country's longstanding tradition of separating church and state by making it easier for states to directly fund religious institutions, Shapiro said this case doesn't go that far. Read More »

United States urges China to let Nobel laureate choose own doctors

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Liu, who holds a doctorate in Chinese literature, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize a year after he was jailed, making him one of the only three people to have won the prestigious award while they were jailed by their own government. Liu's supporters and global human rights advocates are urging China to provide the best care to Liu and allow him to seek medical treatments overseas. Read More »

Trump scrambles for GOP health votes; budget score looms

I'd like to think we as a country are better than that. Sen. Paul told Breitbart News that the bill "looks too much like Obamacare". "It would be so great if the Democrats and Republicans could get together, wrap their arms around it and come up with something that everybody's happy with", the USA president said. Read More »

Dozens killed in Afghanistan as auto bomb hits bank branch

Soldiers guarding the bank fired their weapons into the air, in apparent panic, prompting reports that gunmen had assailed the building as well, which turned out not to be the case. Intense fighting past year forced thousands of people to flee to Lashkar Gah from neighbouring districts. Most of the casualties in the explosion near the bank in the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah were civilians, said provincial Gov. Read More »

Pharmacist gets 9 years for deadly meningitis outbreak

Barry Cadden could face up to 35 years in prison for his role in the New England Compounding Center meningitis outbreak, in which 64 people were killed and 750 became sick. "I thank God for all the people who cared for me and who thought about me", Rethlake said. Glenn Chin, 48, is scheduled to go on trial in September and he, like Cadden, has been charged with second-degree murder. Read More »

South Africa Bans Sale of Live Hens to Contain Bird Flu

Consumers should note that meat from healthy chickens is still safe to eat because of the stringent evaluations and inspection processes that are carried out at abattoirs. "We will be meeting with government officials soon to look at our emergency response planning". Any persons with known or suspected close contact with dead or ill birds that have confirmed A (H5N8) infection and who present with upper or lower respiratory tract symptoms (cough, runny nose, scratchy throat, or pneumonia) ... Read More »

United States' global image suffering under Donald Trump's presidency

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Although confidence in Trump's leadership wasn't stellar, most countries surveyed didn't carry that out to predict an actual change in their nation's relationship with the U.S., Pew said. Trump announced shortly after returning to Washington that he was withdrawing the US from the Paris climate pact. Of his five major foreign-policy proposals, all but his plan to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal met with disapproval from well over half of respondents. Read More »

Possible effects of gerrymandering seen in uncontested races

The GOP controls 78 of the 90 seats in the Wyoming Legislature for the largest majority in any statehouse in the nation. Florida was found to be one of the states with the largest Republican tilts in the state House. The AP's analysis found that Republicans in Utah gained about three legislative seats past year in excess of what's expected in a typical ratio of votes to seats. Read More »

Oscar Mayer expands WienerFleet - adding WienerDrone and WienerCycle

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All of the vehicles are created to deliver hot dogs to hungry hot dog fans - and, obviously, promote the hell out of Oscar Mayer products. It's 24 inches (61 centimeters) long, can ascend at a speed of 13 feet (4 meters) per second, has a 1-mile (1.6 kilometer) range and can last for 15 minutes in the air. Read More »

Supreme Court order may cause travel chaos

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Mr Trump has already said the ban would take effect within 72 hours of court approval. "What is not clear is exactly who those people are, and that will certainly be the subjects of future lawsuits". His words as a candidate prompted a number of lower courts to block his presidential executive orders creating a limited ban, on the grounds the ban was aimed at a specific religion. Read More »

Who should be the NBA's MVP? Making a case for each candidate

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Tonight, the National Basketball Association will hold their first (and hopefully last) league-wide awards show. Think of it as the ESPYs, only without being bogged down by all of those other annoying sports. In perhaps his best performance, he had 53 points, 16 rebounds and 17 assists against the New York Knicks on New Year's Eve. While this will be his first, I have a sneaking suspicion that this won't be his last. Read More »

Grey power is taking over! Census reveals big jump in 65-pluses

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About one million Australians were born in China or India - and these two countries are the biggest sources of migration to Australia. But none of those countries are where Australia gets most of its migrants from. The top five countries of birth (excluding Australia) are: England, New Zealand, China, India and the Philippines. If you pay more than one third of your income on rent or a mortgage, you are considered financially stressed. Read More »

Senate Votes Up Anti-Russia Sanctions

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The only two votes against the Russia-Iran sanctions deal came from GOP Sens. The bill establishes a review process for Congress to have a say whether the White House eases Russian Federation sanctions. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in testimony on Capitol Hill this week said the Trump administration needs "flexibility" in its negotiations with the Russians and codifying sanctions takes away potential bargaining chips in those talks. Read More »

Bernardo Silva Received A Classy Gift From Cristiano Ronaldo

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Portugal went into the match knowing that victory would be enough to secure their place in the last four of the competition, while New Zealand were playing for pride after losing to both Mexico and Russian Federation. "I think it can be fine-tuned over time so that decisions can be made more quickly", the German coach said. To make matters worse for the hosts, Zhirkov was sent off for a second bookable offence with a quarter of the match to go. Read More »

Yachting: New Zealand humble Team USA to win 35th America's Cup

New Zealand won the America's Cup on Monday local time, nearly white-washing the U.S. holders with a revolutionary boat and a new superstar sailor to avenge a humbling defeat four years ago. The result would have been particulatly sweet for Team NZ skipper Glenn Ashby, the only surviving crew member from that San Francisco collapse. Race nine started with both Emirates Team New Zealand and Oracle Team USA enjoying clean starts and engaged in a drag race to the first mark, the US team ... Read More »

Study India's GST implementation: PM Modi to United States business schools

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Addressing the almost 600 Indian-Americans at a reception organised for him in Virginia, a suburb of Washington DC , he said the Indian Army's surgical strikes against terror training camps in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) on September 29 demonstrated that India can defend its sovereignty and ensure its security whenever required. Read More »

Obama So Sure Clinton Would Win, He Didn't Stop Russian Meddling

WHY?" His tweets came after The Post revealed last Friday that the Obama White House had received reports as early as August past year regarding Russian President Vladimir Putin's direct involvement in the cyber campaign with instructions to defeat or damage Mrs Clinton and help to elect Mr Trump , according to "sourcing deep inside the Russian government". Read More »

Legalized pot linked to more car crash claims

The Colorado selling of legal recreation pot begins in January 2014, later in Washington by July and in OR by October. "Worry that legalized marijuana is increasing crash rates isn't misplaced", said David Zuby, an executive from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety , a nonprofit organization closely affiliated with HLDI . Read More »

DUP backs deal to support minority Conservative government

Foster's party had demanded tangible benefits for Northern Ireland in terms of jobs and investment in order to offer its support for May, who lost her majority in the House of Commons in a snap election earlier this month. "I will be returning to Northern Ireland to continue our discussions as we attempt to re-establish the Northern Ireland Executive", Foster said. Foster said a deal with May could help drive a second deal on power sharing in the province. Read More »