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Alpena Community College to Host a Number of Events for MLK Day

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At the MLK Day event , Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson also spoke of the importance of equality. "Contrast that with President Trump asking why we can't have more immigrants from places like Norway , forgetting that it was people from sh*thole countries who built this country, who built the White House", Lemon concluded. Read More »

Media figures label Trump racist after immigration remarks

As president, Trump has not been to Africa on a state visit and his administration has not announced upcoming trips to the continent. "And that's not the first time he's said stuff like that", Jacques said. Durbin added, "When the question was asked about Haitians ... he said, 'Hatians?" Next Friday is the deadline for Congress to pass a national budget, something many Democrats , whose votes are needed, have said they will not do unless there is a fix for DACA. Read More »

Suspect in Greyhound bus incident in custody; no injuries reported

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Authorities received a call for a disorderly and possibly armed person on a Greyhound bus on I-94 around 10 p.m., the release said. 40 passengers were able to evacuate the bus and no injuries were reported , according to police. ISP say the suspect is in custody. "The roadway remains closed at this time while the investigation continues", Illinois State Police said. Multiple police agencies were on the scene and motorists are advised to avoid the area. Read More »

Illinois Parents File Lawsuit to Allow Daughter to Medicate on School Grounds

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The parents, identified in the lawsuit as as J.S. and M.S., say the school is violating the child's rights. Ashley received treatments and a "substantial" amount of traditional medications to treat her seizures, but they were not successful, and the child's treating physicians have certified her as being qualified to receive medical marijuana to treat her epilepsy, the suit stated. Read More »

DeVos: Texas Violated Rights of Tens of Thousands of Students With Disabilities

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In 2004, state officials began to evaluate school district special education programs based on whether 8.5 percent or fewer of their students received special education services. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said in a statement. However, in its report released Thursday, OSEP identified several other statewide practices that contributed to the decline in the number of disabled children eligible for special education services, including the use of auxiliary aids provided by Section 504 ... Read More »

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Holdings Cut by Granite Investment Advisors LLC

The stock decreased 0.31% or $0.84 during the last trading session, reaching $271.25. Among active positions in the latest quarter, 654 holders increased their positions by a total of 49.63 million shares, 802 holders decreased the positions by a total of 46.37 million shares, and 142 holders held their positions. Read More »

Trump denies alleged collusion with Russia

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Norway's leader says her country is committed to the Paris climate agreement and sees tremendous economic opportunities in the green economy. "Certainly I'll see what happens", he said during a news conference following a bilateral meeting with Norway's prime minister, Erna Solberg . Read More »

If Oprah is president, who will be Oprah?

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Naturally, Twitter had quite a bit to say about Trump's confident stance. On Sunday, Winfrey was awarded [VIDEO ]with the Cecil B. DeMille award , recognizing her accolades of excellence in the TV and entertainment business. Say what you will about Donald Trump , but at least voters elected him for his positions, not his cuddly likability. "But that would be something she would have to determine and lay out if she made a decision to run ". Read More »

Trump's reported 's…hole' comment 'insulting,' Michaëlle Jean says

In another Twitter post, the president wrote that he "never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very troubled and poor country". "Yesterday Senator Durbin and I met with President Trump at the White House to discuss our bipartisan proposal on border security and immigration". Read More »

North Carolina gerrymandering decision draws comments from KU professor

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Wynn, W. Earl Britt and William L. Osteen Jr. are the three federal judges who on Tuesday rendered North Carolina's congressional district maps unconstitutional in a profoundly important ruling. How Republicans could have expected any other outcome in astonishing. The ruling came a day after a unanimous judicial panel threw out North Carolina's congressional map, finding it went too far to help Republicans. Read More »

Shares to buy from the think tanks: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)

The institutional investor held 4,330 shares of the aerospace company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.10 million, down from 218,908 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, November 3 by Cowen & Co. RBC Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $3600 target. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Thursday, August 18 by Barclays Capital. Read More »

Helicopter with seven onboard goes missing from Mumbai

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According to reports, the chopper (VT PWA ), with 2 pilots and 5 passengers workers hasn't landed at the designated oil rig and there is no information about its whereabouts. The chopper was headed to the Mumbai High offshore airfields, initial reports said. Debris of the helicopter owned by Pawan Hans was found 22 miles off the Mumbai coast. Read More »

President Trump goes for first medical checkup in office

The vulgar remarks attributed to the President of the United States about Haiti and people of African nations are being condemned by some federal lawmakers, refugees and Haitian-Americans in Western New York. It is alleged Trump questioned why the U.S. would accept more people from Haiti and "sh**hole countries". The reason is simple: " Donald Trump is a racist ", he said in a tweet . Read More »

After Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat is the latest state to BAN 'Padmaavat'!

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Gujarat will not allow the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavat despite clearance from the Central Board of Film Certification ( CBFC ). We will not tolerate any distortion of historical facts. This film has taken some unbelievable political turns as Rajput vote bank is very big in this country and that's precisely why Vasundhara Raje banned the film in Rajasthan so that she can secure Rajput votes in next election. Read More »

Trump slurs immigrants, as Senate scrambles to solve 'Dreamer' dilemma

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Second-ranking Senate Democrat Dick Durbin of IL released a joint statement by the six Senate negotiators - three Republicans and three Democrats - that said their plan addresses Trump's insistence on addressing border security, limits to family priority in immigration and an end to a visa lottery to promote diversity. Read More »

Trump Offers Vague Denial About Language on Immigrants

He and Graham explained that their proposal would alter the diversity visa lottery to give legal protections to some immigrants here with Temporary Protected Status (TPS). "Following comments by the President, I said my piece directly to him yesterday". Graham's statement did not detail what Trump said or what Graham told the president in response. Read More »

IV Bag Shortage Has Hospitals Scrambling to Treat Flu

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Darren Soto , alongside the governors of Florida and Puerto Rico was held Friday in Kissimmee. In June, Puerto Ricans voted overwhelmingly to embrace statehood in a non-binding referendum, but turnout was extremely low. Ohio Health System will evaluate its new practices to see which are cost effective and should be kept, said pharmacy services heard Curt Passafume Jr. Read More »

Iran's leader blames enemies for unrest as death toll rises

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How widespread is the unrest? Other senior Iranian officials, however, have downplayed the alleged role of foreign powers in the protests that began in Mashhad , Iran's second-largest city, and quickly spread. Iran's state prosecutor Haji Reza Shakrami has said: "We are not now providing statistical data on the total number of detainees". More than half the population is unemployed and have no means to pay for any increases. Read More »

Donald Trump kicks himself in the behind with s***hole comment

Trump said Friday on Twitter "this was not the language used" after reports of the commens made in the meeting sparked a political backlash inside and outside the United States . Why do we need more Haitians? Durbin said Graham immediately objected to the president's comments. There is no transcript or recording of that meeting. Read More »

Rory McIlroy in heart scare

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Hey, I was planning on doing that anyway". "The rib's fine, no problems whatsoever - I had an MRI scan on my thoracic spin and all was OK, " McIlroy told the newspaper. Rory McIlroy isn't letting a newly disclosed heart condition derail his 2018 goals: winning more majors, and reclaiming the world no. 1 ranking. McIlroy suffered the rib injury early in the 2017 campaign and admitted to The Telegraph that he shouldn't have played the U.S. Read More »

(XOM) Shares Sold by Leavell Investment Management Inc

It has underperformed by 25.91% the S&P500. Since September 18, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 insider sales for $1.60 million activity. About 2,685 shares traded. If you are accessing this article on another site, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States & global trademark & copyright law. Read More »

Freezing rain overnight may cause slick morning commute

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Snowfall accumulations of 1 to 3 inches possible. Snow had spread as far south as the Texas panhandle. Today - Rain and sleet before 1 p.m., then freezing rain and sleet between 1 and 2 p.m., then snow and sleet after 2 p.m. Rain will change to freezing rain and sleet from parts of Wisconsin to Missouri and Kansas. Snow exits the viewing area completely by early Friday evening. Read More »

More flooding along St. Clair River threatens homes, roads

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The entire state remains on a flood watch until 1 p.m. Saturday afternoon, the National Weather Service said, and between 9 a.m.to 4 p.m. portions of northern CT will be under a winter weather advisory. He says traffic on the ferry is typically slow this time of year, though it's used daily by workers crossing the border. In addition, Long Islanders are urged to remain off of all frozen bodies of water - such as lakes, ponds - as increased temperatures and excessive rainfall may cause ice ... Read More »

British crown jewels buried in biscuit tin By

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It was not only too big for the Queen , but also much too heavy along with the rest of the regalia, which is why she wisely practiced wearing it ahead of time by donning it while going about her ordinary day, such as while reading the newspaper or taking her tea. Read More »

Nigeria to play England in June

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This last appearance for the Three Lions saw them fall to a 2-1 defeat at the hands of a strong Italian side which included 2006 World Cup winners Gianluigi Buffon, Fabio Cannavaro. "We will be able to test our readiness for the World Cup when we meet the Three Lions at Wembley". Gareth Southgate's men are in World Cup Group G, along with Tunisia, Panama and Belgium. Read More »

Pakistan claims India is 'distracting' it from counter-terrorism efforts

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The move comes a few days after President Donald Trump's allegation that the country has given United States "nothing but lies and deceit" and suspended security aid to Pakistan . The session was conducted by Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif and top military generals in Islamabad . Pakistan says the United States is scapegoating it for US failures in Afghanistan. Read More »

Ex-UofL Forward Bowen Enrolls at SC

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Bowen says he knew nothing about the payment, but Louisville suspended him indefinitely, and gave him the opportunity to transfer. Bowen also said his goal remained to play college basketball, even if there wasn't much interest from schools because of the uncertainty regarding his situation. Read More »

Nigel Farage refers to second Brexit referendum

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Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May has promised Britain will leave the European Union in March 2019 and then enter a roughly two-year transition period for the government to implement new policies on issues such as trade, customs and immigration. Read More »

Eric Clapton reveals he is going deaf

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He told BBC Radio 2 , "I am still going to work". He is the only ever three-time-inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, an 18-time Grammy Award victor, and widely renowned as one of the greatest performers of all time. A brand new documentary, Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars place to premiere on Showtime Feb. 10, will showcase that the icon's tumultuous existence from your highs of rock stardom into the forefront of substance abuse and individual catastrophe, including the death of his ... Read More »

United Nations experts urge Iran to respect rights, end internet crackdown By

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Nebenzia also said that the United States was abusing the UN Security Council's platform and the meeting was an attempt to use the Iranian situation to undermine the Iran nuclear deal, which the U.S. The United States has done little to discourage that claim - a senior State Department official revealed it's been in touch with protesters inside Iran via social media. Read More »

Jacksonville, OR man wins $1000004 with Powerball ticket

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He purchased his ticket from the J'Ville Tavern in Jacksonville. Tatts are expected to release the name of the newsagency which sold the lucky ticket on Saturday morning if the mystery millionaire doesn't come forward today. Pearne's prize was only the second-largest Powerball prize won in southern OR over the last month. The Match 5 prize with the Power Play option is set at $2 million. Read More »