Wednesday May 24-th, 2017

State Department tells embassies to ramp up visa screening State Department tells embassies to ramp up visa screening

The 15 March cable suggests questions should include an applicant's travel history, addresses, and work history for 15 years, and all phone numbers, email addresses , and social media handles used in the past 5 years. Four cables, or memos, issued b...

A timeline of Roman Polanski's 4-decade underage sex case A timeline of Roman Polanski's 4-decade underage sex case

Polanski fled the country almost 40 years ago, after he heard late judge Laurence Rittenband was going to change his sentence from 90 days of psychiatric evaluation to 50 years in prison. "It can't", Braun said. For years, Polanski has alleged exte...

Judge in Cosby case expects trial to last two weeks Judge in Cosby case expects trial to last two weeks

Steinberg, a guest on WNPV's AM Edition Monday morning, says, O'Neill will also hear a request asking for jurors to be prescreened, but Steinberg believes the judge will reject that request. It's set to begin in early June, and last about 2 weeks. ...

Campaign Welcomes Trump Decision To Defund UNFPA Campaign Welcomes Trump Decision To Defund UNFPA

But as that outlet and Kowalski pointed out, the UNFPA covers much more than abortions, and does not support coercive pregnancy terminations. The UN Foundation's statement said the UNFPA's work was of critical importance, providing more than ...

House intelligence panel tries to get Russia investigation back on track

According to documents released by the White House on Saturday, the former official listed speaking engagements to Russian entities, including the Kremlin-funded RT TV and Volga-Dnepr Airlines. "When the White House contacted him this week, and asked...

Egypt lawyer appeals court ruling backing islands transfer to Saudi Egypt lawyer appeals court ruling backing islands transfer to Saudi

Saudi and Egyptian officials had argued that the islands belonged to Saudi Arabia and were only under Egyptian control because Riyadh asked Cairo in 1950 to protect them. As Sunday's court decision has been already met with angry responses, there are...

Trump And Marijuana: Justice Department Contacts Colorado Officials About Cannabis Cases Trump And Marijuana: Justice Department Contacts Colorado Officials About Cannabis Cases

Provide Tax Equity. Although descheduling would effectively free cannabis business owners from the ruinous tax restrictions of IRS 280E, The Small Business Tax Equity Act would explicitly change the tax code to allow state-legal marijuana bus...

U.S. cuts off funding for United Nations agency over abortion concern U.S. cuts off funding for United Nations agency over abortion concern

The US has traditionally made that determination during Republican administrations and resumed funding the agency in Democratic administrations. That "Mexico City policy" - named for the city where then-President Ronald Reagan first unveiled it - d...

Ex-premier's party comes first in Bulgarian election Ex-premier's party comes first in Bulgarian election

Opinion polls put the centre-right GERB party of ex-fireman Borissov neck-and-neck with the Socialist Party (BSP) on between 25 and 31%. The socialist BSP is set to come in second with 28 percent, and the United Patriot coalition of radical nationa...

Kentucky's Last Abortion Clinic Was Prevented From Closing By A Judge Kentucky's Last Abortion Clinic Was Prevented From Closing By A Judge

The EMW Women's Surgical Centre in Louisville received a letter on 13 March from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services in the Kentucky state government stating the clinic had ten days before losing its licence to operate. Although less than 0.3 ...

Facebook Said to be Testing a Second News Feed Facebook Said to be Testing a Second News Feed

Over the past few days, users have begun reporting that a rocket icon had been added to the icon bar in Facebook's mobile app. (Web Desk) - A lot of Facebook users have began seeing a "rocket icon" between newsfeed and friend request options.

Hartford, East Haven Cited By ICE For Non-Cooperation Hartford, East Haven Cited By ICE For Non-Cooperation

Spicer said Tuesday during a news conference that local governments were not turning over illegal immigrants convicted of violent crimes to federal authorities for deportation. Immigration officials say the list isn't comprehensive and that these are...

Amazon announces new way to buy groceries Amazon announces new way to buy groceries

With the launch, Amazon is practically trying to cater to underbanked and unbanked customers and those who are reluctant to use cards for online shopping fearing cyber theft. This is just another way for Amazon to reach the 7 percent of USA house...

Netanyahu Sends Warnings at Inauguration of Anti-Hizbullah Missile Interceptor Netanyahu Sends Warnings at Inauguration of Anti-Hizbullah Missile Interceptor

Israel formally inaugurated the David's Sling missile defense system on Sunday, and in doing so activated the final piece in a series of anti-missile components that together defend against incoming missiles of all sizes and capabilities.

Susan Rice Requested 'Unmasking' Of Trump Associates Susan Rice Requested 'Unmasking' Of Trump Associates

The report does, however, appear to offer context for House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes' clandestine visit to White House grounds, one day before he claimed in a March 22 news conference to have learned of potential "incidental co...

JEE Mains turns out to be cakewalk JEE Mains turns out to be cakewalk

Devanshi Khokar, one of the examinees said, "The paper was quite easy and I was able to complete it in time". I have attempted 46 questions and I am sure I've got 40 right. The pen and paper mode was conducted peacefully in examination centres at Hy...

Meghan Markle's sister releasing tell-all book Meghan Markle's sister releasing tell-all book

Grant, who suffers from multiple sclerosis, is wheelchair-bound and has accused the actress of not supporting her family. "She won't like some of it she might [sic]". "I found it very hard when it was bad", she told The Times (via Hello Magazine...

Trump supports repeal of Internet privacy protections Trump supports repeal of Internet privacy protections

That data includes just about anything people do online: shopping preferences, web searches and their entire browsing history. S.J. Res. 34 now goes to President Trump for his signature and, according to whitehouse.gov, Trump's advisers would recomme...

Lawyer says Trump administration moved to squelch testimony Lawyer says Trump administration moved to squelch testimony

Trump is nonetheless slated to move into an office in the West Wing, and has been seen at high-profile meeting between her father and foreign leaders. The hearing would have been another public airing of the infighting within the committee. Meanw...

Democrats oppose Gorsuch, say he rules against workers

Supreme Court. On Thursday, Senate Democrats vowed to lead a filibuster against Gorsuch, claiming he's a threat to a wide range of civil rights and think he was too evasive during 20 hours of questioning. "It's to change the nominee", Schumer...

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