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Trump to announce federal court nominees

Trump to announce federal court nominees Trump has worked closely with conservative groups - like the Heritage Foundation and Federalist Society - to select federal court candidates that are likely to balance the judicial philosophies of judges appointed to the bench by Obama and former President Bill Clinton. [Full Article...]

BC NDP leader John Horgan takes campaign to Liberal heartland in Okanagan

BC NDP leader John Horgan takes campaign to Liberal heartland in Okanagan With just four days to go until the provincial election, some polls suggest the race is too close to call - raising the question of whether B.C. could see its first minority government in six decades. "That's the whole point, man", a beaming Mr. Horgan told a news conference in Vernon. "We also have the Columbia River treaty that's now under negotiation, there are agricultural exchanges that we ... [Full Article...]

'World's heaviest woman' hospitalised in Abu Dhabi

'World's heaviest woman' hospitalised in Abu Dhabi However, the hospital administration has accused her of not taking the responsibility and going back. "We have arranged for a hydraulic stretcher from Italy for Eman's journey and she will have doctors, paramedics and nurses with her during the journey", Sanet Meyer, director of medevac at VPS Burjeel, told AFP ahead of the trip. [Full Article...]

Irving scores 37, Cavs hold on to beat Pacers 117-111

Cleveland is two wins away from advancing to the conference semifinals, thanks to another hair-raising finish in which the Cavs overcame their overconfidence demons to send the Pacers back home again to in, down 2-0 in the series , thanks to the Cavs' 117-111 defense-optional victory. [Full Article...]

Trump, Walker discuss Wisconsin dairy dispute

Trump, Walker discuss Wisconsin dairy dispute Wisconsin dairy cows continue to produce more milk than ever before. "More milk, '" Tewksbury says of the senator's support for the dairy industry. Over the past year, US lawmakers have had extensive communication with their Canadian counterparts, and with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet over the country's dairy pricing policies. [Full Article...]

Los Angeles Chargers take WR Mike Williams of Clemson at No. 7

Los Angeles Chargers take WR Mike Williams of Clemson at No. 7 Telesco also said the Chargers had discussions about trading down, but chose to stay put and take Williams at No. 7. Williams bounced back in a big way from a season-ending injury in the 2015 opener, finishing his career as one of Clemson's most decorated wide receivers in history. [Full Article...]

North Korea: White House to brief entire US Senate one last time

Landers/U.S. Navy via AP). Meanwhile, the USS Carl Vinson carrier group has been joined by two Japanese destroyers for exercises, and South Korea was in talks to also hold joint naval drills, Reuters reported . "If it flies, it will die", Harris said. Spicer said the Senators would be briefed by four top officials of the administration. "We remain open to negotiations towards that goal". [Full Article...]

Attention, Red Sox: Don't sleep on the Yankees

Attention, Red Sox: Don't sleep on the Yankees Aaron Judge celebrated his 25th birthday with a home run and a great defensive play in the New York Yankees' 3-1 win over Major League Baseball rivals the Boston Red Sox. "Other than that, really, I felt pretty good". Gregorius continues to recover from a strained right shoulder while playing at Class A Tampa. Alex Cobb (1-2, 4.88) is up for the Rays. [Full Article...]

More police training, public education needed to stop 'drugged' driving

More police training, public education needed to stop 'drugged' driving A new study claims that drivers killed in crashes in 2015 were more likely to be under the influence of drugs than alcohol, the first time drug use was responsible for more traffic fatalities than drunk driving. Marijuana is not metabolized in the system in the same way as alcohol, so while a person with a blood-alcohol level of 0.08 or higher is considered too drunk to drive, it is not possible t... [Full Article...]

WHO Selects Three African Countries To Test First Ever Malaria Vaccine

WHO Selects Three African Countries To Test First Ever Malaria Vaccine Nearly half of the world's population is at risk of malaria, but sub-Saharan Africa is disproportionately affected by the disease, which is spread by mosquitoes infected with a parasite. However, in 2015, the estimated number of cases was 214 million, with 438,000 deaths, mostly in sub-Saharan Africa. Another malaria vaccine is the Sanaria® PfSPZ-CVac, which was first tested in 2013. [Full Article...]

Canada introduces bill to legalize marijuana

Canada on Thursday released a plan to legalize recreational marijuana use across the country by July 2018. The market action was likely a "sell the news" reaction as the legislation was largely in line with what an official task force recommended past year, said Aaron Salz, founder of Stoic Advisory. [Full Article...]

Plastic-eating wax worm 'extremely exciting' for global pollution crisis

Plastic-eating wax worm 'extremely exciting' for global pollution crisis When Federica Bertocchini removed an infestation from one of her hives and put them in a plastic bag, the worms simply ate their way out. When she returned to the room, "they were everywhere", Bertocchini said in a statement . As the molecular details of the process become known, the researchers say it could be used to devise a biotechnological solution to managing polyethylene waste. [Full Article...]

Jeff Sessions' Excuse For Hawaii Remarks Is A Classic Bully Tactic

Jeff Sessions' Excuse For Hawaii Remarks Is A Classic Bully Tactic That's his assessment after drawing ire for seeming to dismiss the state of Hawaii as merely "an island in the Pacific". Additionally, while undocumented immigrants make up less than 3 percent of the USA population, they also account for 8 percent of local and state tax revenue, according to a report previous year by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy. [Full Article...]

Frim crybaby to MMA, bad blood boils over for Wizards-Hawks

Morris is attacking Millsap's mental aspect of his game and it may not be working for him so well. "Oh my God, no", Schroder said. Millsap laughed before replying, "It definitely got personal now, yes". Although Wall was spot on with his prediction, his warning didn't matter as the Wizards played the first quarter at half speed, allowing 38 points and setting the tone for the rest of the game ... [Full Article...]

Today is the last day of April the Giraffe's live camera

Today is the last day of April the Giraffe's live camera Her video was viewed more than 2.5 million times. "We would like to thank the millions of supporters that have made this journey fun , engaging and magical for so many throughout the world", Patch said in a press release announcing the sign-off. [Full Article...]

Rescued teen back home in Tennessee

Cummins came out of the cabin willingly and was arrested. "So (I'll) try to help you out, '" Barry said . S. Jason Whatley, the Thomas family attorney released a statement on Friday, saying the teen is comfortable and resting and is now being treated by mental health experts. [Full Article...]

Mississippi jobless rate falls to lowest level since 1976

Mississippi jobless rate falls to lowest level since 1976 Iowa's unemployment rate compares to a national rate of 4.5 percent. The professional and business services sectors added 56,000 jobs and retail trade lost 30,000 jobs in March, according to the Labor Department. The national growth rate was 1.7 percent. Construction , however, saw another 1,800 jobs between March 2016 and March 2017 including 500 jobs between February and March of 2017. [Full Article...]

USA existing home sales jump 4.4% in March to 10-year high

USA existing home sales jump 4.4% in March to 10-year high The NAR reported February existing home sales declined 3.7 percent, missing analysts' estimates, to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.48 million units. Short sales were on the market the longest at a median of 90 days in March, while foreclosures sold in 52 days and non-distressed homes took 32 days (shortest since NAR began tracking in May 2011). [Full Article...]

Trump team to debate future of Paris agreement

Trump team to debate future of Paris agreement The aides have also argued that remaining in the pact will give the US leverage to win greater support for technology that will reduce emissions from the use of coal and other fossil fuels. Given their apparent support for this agreement, it remains to be seen whether they will push back against Pruitt's remarks, potentially setting the White House up for yet another fight between centrist and c... [Full Article...]

Prince documents unsealed: No meds in home were prescribed to him

The unsealed search warrants don't confirm the source of the drug, fentanyl, that led to the 57-year-old singer's accidental, self-administered overdose last April, according to The Star Tribune . Schulenberg's attorney, Amy Conners, confirmed that her client hasn't had any more requests from authorities. No prescriptions were found for fentanyl - a powerful drug that is 50 times stronger than ... [Full Article...]


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