Where the Mexico City Policy matters the most

April 30, 2017

… Melesse the most. “This government is coming and telling the rest of the world: you cannot have the democracy that the United States has,” he says. “That’s really the most critical part.” More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsLifetime.Hosting Deluxe (12 Websites/12 GB Storage) How Would You Like to Stop Paying your Hosting and Domain Providers? Forever. Lifetime.Hosting is LITERALLY the last web hosting you will every buy. Join the thousands of …

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Theresa May set for Scottish visit in election campaign – BBC News

April 29, 2017

General election: What you need to know Which MPs are standing down, and who might be standing? Do strong leaders make good prime ministers? During her visit, Mrs May will visit a business and speak at a campaign rally, introduced by Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson. Mrs May will discuss the UK government’s modern industrial strategy. Image copyright PA Image caption Jeremy Corbyn will urge young potential voters to overcome “apathy and resignation” …

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How the LAPD has changed 25 years after the riots

April 29, 2017

… screens around the country, exposed what black residents of Los Angeles had known for a long time: the LAPD was broken. Twenty-five years later, expert observers say the LAPD is a department transformed — and that the change was made possible, in large part, by a consent decree, a police agreement with the federal government. The future of similar agreements with 15 US cities — including Ferguson, Missour; Cleveland and Baltimore — was thrown into question this month …

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Trump says he would consult with China’s Xi before speaking to Taiwan

April 28, 2017

… that comes in the way of that. So, I would certainly want to speak to him first,” Trump said. Why is the Trump, Taiwan phone call a big deal? Tsai recently told Reuters that another call between herself and Trump was a possibility. “We have the opportunity to communicate more directly with the US government,” Tsai said in the interview, although she conceded that China’s influence would be a consideration of Trump’s. On Friday, Taiwanese …

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How much would fictional houses cost in real life?

April 28, 2017

(CNN)From Great Gatsby’s luxury estate to Count Dracula’s Transylvanian lair and Amelie Poulain’s tiny Parisian pad, the houses in which our favorite fictional characters reside are often inspired by real-life properties. CNN tracked down some of literary and cinematographic history’s most famous post codes and calculated their value in today’s property markets. Use the slider tool to reveal their prices. The Great Gatsby (1925), F. Scott Fitzgerald …

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Venezuela says it will split from OAS as unrest continues

April 27, 2017

… emergency.” The country’s economic woes are rooted in falling oil prices, plummeting currency rates, power struggles within the government, the looming possibility of default and ongoing food shortages. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH Venezuela asks UN for help as medicine shortages grow severe What is the OAS? The OAS, in its current form, came into being in 1948 and aims to promote …

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Would visiting Parliament inspire you to vote? – BBC News

April 27, 2017

… business leaders give evidence about the impact of Brexit. “We’ve had sessions talking about the film industry, to people in television and today we were talking to people in the fashion industry,” Tory MP Damian Collins, who chairs the committee, says. “We can hold inquiries or hold hearings on any issue that is related to the work of that government department. What we try to do is look at the issues and then decide as a group what is the right thing to do.” …

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French presidential candidates halt campaigns in wake of Paris attack

April 21, 2017

Paris (CNN)French police are hunting a man identified by Belgian security services in connection with an attack on police officers in Paris Thursday, a French interior ministry spokesman said. A gunman, who shot three police officers on the Champs-Elysee, killing one, was later claimed by ISIS through its media wing Amaq as an Islamic State “fighter” they dubbed “the Belgian.” French Interior Ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet told France’s Europe 1 radio …

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How the Paris police shooting could shape the French election

April 21, 2017

… ensure the safety of our citizens,” he said in a statement. Fiches S The suggestion that the suspect, a French national, was already under surveillance by security services is expected to provide grist for politicians who look to criticize the government’s commitment to protecting its citizens. A source close to the investigation told CNN the suspect was “Fiches S,” or “S card,” indicating that he was regarded as a potential threat to national security. In …

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The beginner’s guide to the French elections

April 20, 2017

… you’re in the EU: The EU already has its hands full dealing with its impending divorce from the UK. At least two of the candidates in this election vow to get France out of the EU too. Could the 28-nation group survive the loss of two of its richest and most populous members? Probably not. “A French government that abandons the euro would be a far greater political shock than Britain leaving the EU,” two analysts say. If you’re in the US: …

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Fox News Host Lectures Muslims: ‘Don’t Burn People Alive And Set Off Bombs’

April 17, 2017

Fox & Friends Weekend was discussing comments made by actorMandy Patinkin, who said his show Homeland would try to be part of the cure by offering a more positive portrayal of Muslims. In an MSNBC interview, Patinkin noted that this seasons storyline would show that maybe its the… white men in the government and the military establishment that are the bad guys, not the Muslim community. Do we remember who the bombers of the Boston Marathon were? cohost Jon Scott asked.I mean, just …

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Scrapped free schools ‘wasted’ nearly 140m, says NUT – BBC News

April 17, 2017

… “The true cost of these policy failures is even greater. There is a human cost in the disruption caused to the education of the thousands of those pupils who attended schools which have closed. “Usually it is local authorities who have had to pick up the pieces by finding alternative places for the displaced children. “The NUT’s biggest concern is that the government is intent on proceeding with these programmes despite growing evidence that the UTC and studio schools …

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Green groups warn of ‘race to the bottom’ – BBC News

April 16, 2017

… pays’ principle are all established in EU treaties. The sense is that those might not come across [into UK law],” he explained. Spokespeople for Number 10 and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) said officials would look at the detail of the letter before issuing a response. But sources said the government’s commitment to green issues remained as strong as ever. Nevertheless, some observers within the environmental community have expressed concerns …

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Trump Administration Won’t Release Logs Of Visitors To The White House

April 15, 2017

… government surveillance of Trump Tower. Nunes refused to reveal his White House sources, but they were later revealedto be Ezra Cohen-Watnick, senior director of intelligence on the National Security Council, and Michael Ellis, a lawyer in the White House counsels office. Classified documents have shown no evidence that the Obama administration did anything unusual. Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) sharply criticized the news on Friday. Faiz Shakir, national political director of the ACLU, said in a …

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Facebook Cracks Down on 30,000 Fake News Accounts Ahead of French Election

April 15, 2017

… targeted by spam,according to a Facebook statement. Related Coverage Facebook And The Women's March Unless The government Acts Soon, Fake News Will Produce Deep Information Inequality More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsYoutube Acc10 The Evil Reddit Magician SPECIAL Gold Down The Evil Reddit Magician Special Videos and AudiosWP-Lead Locator – WP-Typo Special Offer Anthony Aires’ Good Will Video Spinn Money Getting Method Good Will Video Training …

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Trump carves out tough commander-in-chief posture

April 14, 2017

… al-Assad’s Syrian government forces, to punish what the US says is their use of chemical weapons. On Thursday, the military dropped one of its most powerful non-nuclear bombs — a 21,600-pound behemoth — over a warren of ISIS tunnels in Afghanistan. Trump won’t say if he signed off on bomb use Authority given The President pointedly noted that the expanded authority that he has given the military since taking office had led to an escalation in …

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VP Pence heads to Asia-Pacific amid North Korean posturing

April 14, 2017

… president’s tour will also include stops in Tokyo, Jakarta, Sydney and Hawaii. According to a White House foreign policy adviser, the trip is intended as a chance for Pence to lay out the administration’s policies to US allies in the region, and to offer an opportunity for him to develop personal relationships with government and business leaders. Kim Jong Un shows symbol of strength Nuclear test site ‘primed and ready’ What we can learn from NK military parades …

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Trump says China has turned back N. Korean coal ships, lauds it as ‘big step’

April 13, 2017

… North Korean government operations in Dandong told CNN. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH China bans all coal imports from North Korea Why China’s coal ban isn’t likely to stop North Korea’s weapons North Korea sanctions: What’s next? Timeline: Nuclear tests vs UN sanctions Toughest sanctions yet cost North Korea $800 million No US coal was shipped to China between late 2014 and 2016, but 400,000 tons had been shipped there from the United …

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White House: Federal hiring freeze over, ‘surgical’ cuts begin

April 13, 2017

Washington (CNN)The Trump administration, in an attempt to remake the size and scope of the federal government, will inform federal agencies Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s federal ban on hiring is over. But the Office of Management and Budget expects agencies to begin implementing more “targeted” and “surgical” cuts to agency staffing. Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said Tuesday the guidance, which will go out to agencies Wednesday …

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Trump nominates John Sullivan for No. 2 spot at State

April 12, 2017

… chairman of the United States-Iraq Business Dialogue, a government advisory committee that dealt with US-Iraq economic relations. He also held senior positions at the Justice, Defense, and Commerce departments, including as deputy secretary and general counsel at Commerce, deputy general counsel at Defense and counselor to Assistant Attorney General J. Michael Luttig. …

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United Airlines overbooking fiasco should never have happened

April 12, 2017

… Facebook Instead, starting now, every major airline should announce to its customers that it will never bump a customer from a flight without their full approval. It would be great PR for the airlines. It doesn’t require any government regulation. Just ask yourself: how much would you pay to give up your seat? Julian Simon had the right idea 30 years. Time to bring it back. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsOutsource Kingpin (CK OTO) Outsource Kingpin is the ultimate …

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Cops Hunt Accused Gun Thief Who Sent Anti-Government Manifesto To Trump

April 11, 2017

Joseph Jakubowski, 32, sent a menacing, anti-government and anti-religion manifesto to Trump on April 4, the same day he stole a large quantity of high-end handguns and rifles from a gun shop in Janesville, according to the Rock County Sheriffs Office. About 30 minutes after the break-in at the Armageddon Gun Shop last week, Jakubowskis station wagon was found on fire, the result of arson, the sheriffs department said in a statement. He also made threats against schools, but didnt mention a …

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China’s deadly secret: More executions than all other countries put together

April 11, 2017

… streets in quest for justice Reform? Over the past decade, spurred on by domestic outrage over wrongful executions and embarrassed by international condemnation, the Chinese government embarked on a course of reforms of the death penalty system, under the less than reassuring banner of “killing fewer, killing cautiously.” The most emblematic reform under this policy was to mandate from 2007 onward that all death sentences handed out by lower courts be reviewed and …

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CNN 10 – April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

… recently in recent years often by Islamic militants. The terrorists group ISIS, Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, said it was responsible for Sunday’s bombings. Condemnations of the attacks, condolences for the victims and support for Egypt’s government came in from political and religious worldwide. Meanwhile, police in Sweden say a man suspected in participating in a terrorist attack there had shown sympathy to extremist groups, including ISIS. Another suspect has also been …

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