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Japanese tsunami leads takes 200 new species to the US

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Their study - published in the journal Science and titled Tsunami-driven rafting: Transoceanic species dispersal and implications for marine biogeography - has worrying connotations in age of catastrophic climatic and geophysical events. We first saw species from Japan arriving in OR, we were shocked. In fact, some of the animals survived at sea for four or more years longer than any previous observation of creatures found on so-called "ocean rafts". Read More »

Woman leaves 4 kids at home, goes on European vacation

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Police said Macke arrived back in the USA on Thursday and was arrested for four counts of child endangerment and one count of making a firearm available to a person under the age of 21. They contacted her in Germany and ordered her to return home. Police said they were shocked by the situation. "I've never heard of anything like this before", Tompkins said. Read More »

Padilla Faults DHS on Russian Cyberwarning; CDT Says Safeguards Worked

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On Thursday, DHS Spokesman Scott McConnell declined to discuss the specific states the department was alluding to. The Department of Homeland Security said Thursday that just because Russian government hackers didn't directly scan election systems in some USA states, it doesn't mean they weren't looking to break into them. Read More »

UKIP accused of ripping off Premier League logo

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James O'Brien was furious that Ukip members succumbed to political correctness - and voted on an immigrant animal for their new logo. Asked what the new Ukip lion should be called, a party spokesman told The Telegraph: "Flossy". If they [the Premier League] feel they have a right to take legal action I'm sure they'll consult with their lawyers. "In choosing to use a lion as part of their logo, Ukip are hoping that some of the feelings people have towards the King of the Jungle will rub off ... Read More »

Greg Shufeldt: Tax plan raw deal for Indiana

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Gary Cohn, a former Goldman Sachs executive who is Trump's top economic adviser, insisted in an interview Thursday with ABC News that "the wealthy are not getting a tax cut". While it is true that the statutory rates on corporate profits are greater in the US than in other G-20 nations, effective rates in the USA are not the highest and not that different from these other developed countries. Read More »

United States plans major withdrawal of staff from embassy in Cuba

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USA officials say 21 US diplomats and family members have been afflicted by health problems of unknown origin, including hearing loss , dizziness and nausea. "The Secretary conveyed the gravity of the situation and underscored the Cuban authorities' obligations to protect US Embassy staff and their families under the Vienna Convention", Nauert said. Read More »

Air Force Academy Racial Slurs Decried

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KRDO NewsChannel 13 caught wind of the incident on Wednesday night when a parent of one of the preparatory students posted to Facebook . "I would be naive and we would all be naive to think that everything is ideal here", said Silveria. The preparatory school gives academically-challenged cadet candidates a year of rigorous tutoring to make them ready for classes at the academy. "The power that we come from all walks of life", he said. Read More »

Supreme Court to hear new challenge to labour unions

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The median justice is quite likely to hold the tie-breaking vote in Masterpiece Cakeshop v Colorado Civil Rights Commission , too. The United States Supreme Court Thursday has chose to take up a case where an IL man says it is against his freedom of speech to pay into unions that he and others don't support. Read More »

How the far-right AfD changes German politics

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Like May, Merkel needs a deal with two or more other parties to take a decisive majority. From bailing out Greece during the European debt crisis, admitting almost one million Syrian refugees that took the pressure off other EU countries, and then steadying EU after Brexit, Merkel can rightfully stake claim as the preeminent Western leader of our times - given that the U.S. Read More »

Malaysia has banned its citizens to travel to the DPRK

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Matta president said Malaysians will not be affected by the North Korea travel ban. And seen from that broader perspective, it is far from surprising, given the restrictions already enacted in several realms, including on workers, select businesses, flights, and even postponement of a soccer match, as well as rising concerns about the security of Malaysian citizens evident in the diplomatic row that erupted earlier this year. Read More »

Trump says tax reform plan is 'pro-jobs' during Indy visit

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Numerous details still need to be hashed out by members of Congress, who are hoping to introduce corresponding legislation later this year. Some House Republicans from NY vowed to fight the elimination of the federal deduction during negotiations in Congress. Read More »

Reps. Hunter, Garamendi Concerned over Jones Act Waiver

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There's an obscure law that governs just about anything that travels by ship from one port in the United States to another US -based port - bananas, hair dryers, gasoline, even people. "We have a lot of ships out there right now". And you know, we've gotten A-pluses on Texas and on Florida, and we will also on Puerto Rico. And it's a big ocean; it's a very big ocean. Read More »

Opposition Leader, Navalny Detained By Russian Police

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Mr Navalny, 41, said police officers were unable to explain why he was being taken into custody when they arrested him in the entranceway of his apartment building. The rally in Nizhny Novgorod, however, had received City Hall approval. After he declared his bid he suffered a new wave of legal obstacles and attacks and even had to travel to Spain for eye surgery after one of the attacks left him almost blind in one eye. Read More »

Things to know about firebrand jurist Roy Moore

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On Tuesday night, both President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence tweeted support for Moore , who will now proceed to a general election later this year against a Democratic opponent. Sounds like a really great guy who ran a fantastic race. The president also deleted a tweet congratulating Moore on his win . AL.com: Roy Moore Victory Was Not A Referendum On Trump - "Because Roy Moore's pummeling of Trump darling Luther Strange in Alabama's special Senate race ... Read More »

'Coming To America' Sequel Books Jonathan Levine & Kenya Barris

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Paramount will distribute the film and finalized plans to work on the sequel this spring, THR reports. According to The Hollywood Reporter , which first reported the news, Murphy is involved in the development of the sequel and expected to star, though no deal is in place. Read More »

Auto bomb kills at least 7 in Somalia

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The bomb blast reportedly took place inside a vehicle which was parked outside a restaurant in Mogadishu's Hamarweyne district. Somali government paid compensation "blood money" for the families who lost their loved ones in the attack, after refusing to bury the dead bodies, and held rally in Mogadishu in protest of the killing. Read More »

Stock'S Earning Overview AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS)

Credit Suisse has "Neutral" rating and $9 target. Finally, Citigroup Inc. raised shares of United States Steel Corporation to a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. Trex Company, Inc.is given 1 buy-equivalent recommendations, 0 sells and 7 holds. As of December 31, 2016, its operations included eight steelmaking and finishing plants, two coke plants and two tube manufacturing plants across states, including Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West ... Read More »

McMaster Says North Korea Must Accept Inspections Before Talks

Mr Brown said the United States is now preparing for any kind of scenario. President Donald Trump thanked China on Tuesday for help reining in North Korea as his administration moved to punish banking entities in China and elsewhere that have allegedly helped the rogue regime in Pyongyang get around a punishing yoke of economic sanctions . Read More »

Fugitive former leader Yingluck in Dubai

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Thailand's prime minister says a preliminary investigation shows former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is in the Mideast commercial hub of Dubai. But a source in her Pheu Thai Party revealed that Yingluck left Dubai for London two weeks ago, CNN reported. Read More »

Will resign if asked to go on leave: BHU VC Tripathi

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Tripathi visited the Triveni Girls Hostel on Wednesday understandably to meet the angry girls. The administration, he said, has been asked to get to the bottom of the issue and clearly told not to harass any student. When she complained about the incident to the university, they blamed her for being out so late in the evening. Meanwhile, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that according to the intelligence inputs, the violence and lathicharge on BHU girls was a conspiracy against the ... Read More »

Rajasthan: Woman raped by 23 men in moving vehicle

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Godara told IANS . Later, she was taken to a government power substation in Palana village where more men allegedly assaulted her, the Hindustan Times reported. "After the victim lodged her complaint on September 25, we arrested two whom the woman identified". Commenting on the matter a Rajasthan police official said that the police have registered a case against 2 known and 21 unknown suspects in the matter. Read More »

Rohingya crisis: U.S. asks countries to suspend weapons sale to Myanmar

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Aid groups have rejected the accusations. All countries, especially Muslim countries, must come forward to stop the violence and put an end to the gross human rights violation being carried out in Myanmar. The minister said the government would shift the Rohingya to Bhasan Char if their repatriation is delayed and Bangladesh Navy has been working to make the island liveable. Read More »

Mass. librarian turns down books donated by Melania Trump

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Seuss's Oh, the Places You'll Go! is a book my son and I have read over and over again, and one that we want to share with all of you", Ms Trump wrote in a letter to students. Cambridge Public Schools quickly distanced itself from Phipps Soeiro, noting her letter didn't constitute an official rejection of the books, nor did her opinions reflect that of the school system. Read More »

Elphinstone station stampede: BMC puts death toll at 15

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The Railways have been building a bridge to replace the narrow foot over bridge however the process including the decision to commission it has taken years. The injured have been admitted to KEM Hospital. "1/3 During heavy rains, due to stampede like situation on North Foot Over Bridge at Elphinstone Road station at about 10.30 am @drmbct", it said in a tweet. Read More »

Local restaurant serving up meals and help for hurricane relief

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NY reported that Eli Rowe, who owns private medical airlift service Jet911, packed the company's private jet with supplies and a group of volunteers, including paramedics and doctors and headed to the US territory. Quinn said he appreciated President Trump's decision to waive a federal law that will allow foreign countries to import goods into Puerto Rico without first traveling to a US port and transferring those items to an American ship. Read More »

Brokers Set Expectations for Carnival Corporation's FY2017 Earnings (CCL)

Teachers Advisors LLC lifted its stake in Carnival Corporation by 4.0% in the first quarter. After having $0.38 EPS previously, Medpace Holdings Inc's analysts see -5.26% EPS growth. Analysts anticipate that Carnival Corp will post $3.68 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. WARNING: This piece was originally published by StockNewsTimes and is owned by of StockNewsTimes. Read More »

Sticky points remain for bipartisan tax reform deal

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John Ashbrook, a Senate Republican strategist and former top aide to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, praised Trump for targeting opposition party incumbents. Tax reform is a win-win idea that ought to be accepted quickly in both the Senate and House of Representatives. The blueprint released Wednesday by Trump and congressional Republicans is a sweeping, almost $6 trillion tax cut that would deeply reduce taxes for corporations, simplify everyone's brackets and almost double the ... Read More »

IAEA Chief: N. Korea Made 'Rapid Progress' on Nuclear Development

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Iran agreed to the nuclear deal with six major powers in exchange for the lifting of sanctions. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley Thursday slammed a bid by Russian Federation to shield Iran from inspections by the U.N. As US President Donald Trump deliberates over whether to re-certify the 2015 Iran nuclear deal in two weeks time, new concerns about verification expressed by the head of the UN's nuclear watchdog may yet tip the balance against his administration doing so. Read More »

Auburn assistant coach Chuck Person facing federal fraud, corruption charges

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Five-star recruit E.J. Montgomery decommitted from Auburn on Wednesday, his father, E.J. Montgomery Sr., told Scout. I didn't know anything like that was going on. "You know, Bruce Pearl has had a history of NCAA issues before and so now this lands on his doorstep", Woken said. We are committed to playing by the rules, and that's what we expect from our coaches. Read More »

North Korea owns dozens more submarines than South

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Pyongyang's foreign minister Ri Yong Ho responded that Trump had "declared war" and North Korea reserved the right to take countermeasures, including shooting down USA bombers, even if they were not in its air space. It was followed by its test launch of an intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) over Japan in response to the UN Security Council's unanimous adoption of a new resolution toughening sanctions on Pyongyang. Read More »

USA to send more nuke-capable submarines, bombers to Korean peninsula

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The Hyunmoo missiles are the key capabilities of the Kill Chain and Korea Massive Punishment and Retaliation systems. According to Fisher, while North Korea has not yet been able to place an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on a TEL, it did display a TEL capable of this during a recent parade, with a place-holder cold-launch tube loaded on top. Read More »