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by | May 08, 2018 | 05:22

The shootings took place on the 22000 block of Brown Farm Way, east of Sunshine, in Montgomery County, Maryland. A later update revealed that the shooting had resulted in multiple fatalities. The area of the incident, located near Rachel Carson Conservation Park, is a cul de sac with larger homes. Officials have blocked some lanes of New Hampshire Ave.

by | May 08, 2018 | 05:16

Ralph Northam's administration in February concluded that adding work rules to its Medicaid program would cost an extra $100 million in administrative expenses by the second year of implementation. "While we will not be moving forward with lifetime caps, we are pleased that the Administration has been supportive of our efforts to include a work requirement in the 1115 waiver", he said, referring to the section of the Social Security Act that lets states tweak their programs.

by | May 08, 2018 | 06:17

The president has signaled he will pull out of the pact by the deadline unless it is revised, but he faces intense pressure from European allies not to do so. Hassan Rouhani , Iran's president, said on Sunday that his country would stay in the deal even if the United States pulls out, provided that the other parties remain involved.

by | May 08, 2018 | 04:55

The new helmets won't be donned today since more formal helmets are used for the elaborate swearing-in ceremony. Swiss Guard spokesman Sgt. Urs Breitenmoser said the Guards hope to replace their existing metal helmets by next year after finding sponsors to pay for the new ones, which cost around 880 euros ($957) each, half the cost of the old ones.

by | May 08, 2018 | 06:19

He got out of his pickup, wielding an "assault-type rifle", and fatally shot two people outside the Waffle House, police said . Nashville police claimed officers came in the position of this shooting by 3:32 a.m. It is not clear if he will attend the hearing set for Monday or if there will be any testimony. The error stemmed from a 911 cell phone call in which the person said they were at a Waffle House with a shooter on Murfreesboro Pike but didn't know the exact address, Michelle ...

by | May 08, 2018 | 04:46

Gov. Cuomo issued a statement through a spokesperson in response to The New Yorker article saying "no one is above the law, including New York's top legal officer" and will commence an immediate investigation. Without women speaking up, "there would not be a critical national reckoning under way", he said at the time. "H$3 e began calling me his "brown slave" and demanding that I repeat that I used to be 'his property, '" Selvaratnam instructed the journal.

by | May 08, 2018 | 05:59

Federal ministers say border jumpers are not getting a free pass to stay in Canada just because they're entering the country without first going through customs and immigration. They repeated that crossing irregularly into Canada is not a "free ticket" into the country. He said that in many cases, the Nigerian applicants have been granted visas to stay in the USA, but after only a few weeks they are being found having walked across the border.

by | May 08, 2018 | 05:22

The California Energy Commission is slated to vote this Wednesday on new standards mandating nearly all new houses be equipped with solar panels, beginning in 2020, and it's expected they'll approve the move. Gill works with locally owned and operated Nova West Solar and says it's no coincidence their massive new facility is set to open within months of this landmark decision.

by | May 08, 2018 | 05:04

The research was conducted by the Counter Extremism Project , a non-profit organization that pressures companies to remove extremist content online. And even when offending posts are removed, their authors are often allowed to continue using Facebook. In a surprising case, one British terror suspect was able to reinstate his account nine times even after being accused of sharing ISIS videos.

by | May 08, 2018 | 04:39

The former New York City mayor is delivering confounding and at times contradictory statements as he mounts Trump's defence through the media in a bewildering display that has even the president's allies concerned. The legal source added Trump has liked watching Giuliani come out swinging against the Russian Federation investigation and the allegations of campaign finance violations related to a $130,000 payment his former lawyer, Michael Cohen, gave to adult film actress Stormy Daniels in ...

by | May 08, 2018 | 03:29

Boris Johnson has travelled to the United States to try and persuade Donald Trump not to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal. Iran and the deal's other signatories - Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China - support the continuation of the pact.

by | May 08, 2018 | 03:12

The activist and lead singer of the alternative-metal band System of a Down said he was "elated" to be in the Armenian capital on May 7 ahead of a mass rally in support of Pashinian. Pashinyan called for an end to the protests after the Republicans issued assurances they would back his candidacy on a second attempt. However, the HHK-dominated parliament quickly appointed him as prime minister, a switch made possible by constitutional changes that weakened the presidency while bolstering ...

by | May 08, 2018 | 04:16

Stage Two of the men's Tour De Yorkshire kicked off in Barnsley with some of the biggest names in the sport competing in the iconic event. Although the Swiss team couldn't bring back solo stage victor Stephane Rossetto, second place was enough for GVA to take the blue jersey.

by | May 08, 2018 | 04:21

Pence said the OAS should suspend Venezuela's membership, and urged other members to cut off the nation's leaders from financial systems and restrict them from travel visas. Pence also said during the speech that the Trump administration had designated a former official of the Venezuelan intelligence service, two of his aides and 20 companies under their control as narcotics traffickers.

by | May 08, 2018 | 02:57

Largely confirming a Taliban claim of mass civilian casualties, the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Monday claimed 107 casualties (36 killed and 71 injured) from a government air raid last month. In 2015, more than 40 patients and hospital staff members were killed in sustained USA airstrikes on a hospital operated by the aid group Doctors Without Borders after the Taliban briefly captured Kunduz city.

by | May 08, 2018 | 03:12

He denied that he's obstructed the probe, instead defending his actions and rhetoric as "fighting back" against "the Russia Witch Hunt". "House Intelligence Committee found No Collusion, Coordination or anything else with Russia", Trump tweeted .

by | May 08, 2018 | 03:02

Everyone who likes football can be happy with a game like that. "It's a shame we couldn't win". Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said afterwards that Ronaldo was anxious as the joint had swollen, but said that ahead of tests to be carried out on Monday, Ronaldo was confident there was no serious injury .

by | May 08, 2018 | 01:47

The organization on Monday announced that North will replace Pete Brownell in the role "within a few weeks". North's fame was born when he was a young official fired from President Ronald Reagan's National Security Council over the Iran-Contra affair - a scandal in which weapons were sold to Iran in an effort to fund the Contra rebels fighting the socialist government in Nicaragua.

by | May 08, 2018 | 01:58

In the USA, the handling of "personally identifiable information" has centered on companies themselves - the focus has essentially been on how companies inform individuals about their collection, use and sharing of such personal information while providing individuals the ability to "opt-out" of such uses in certain areas.

by | May 08, 2018 | 01:50

Mattarella didn't propose any names for the "neutral" government, but stressed that its leaders wouldn't be allowed to run in a subsequent election, and would resign if a political majority could gel in parliament sometime before new balloting is called.

by | May 08, 2018 | 02:30

He stressed that, "There is need for Nigerians irrespective of political affiliations and ethnicity to pray fervently for President Muhammadu Buhari-led government for the good work done since its inception especially in the areas of economic stability, corruption eradication among others." Buhari is a good and honest leader who has the interest of the masses at heart".

by | May 08, 2018 | 02:23

The party manifesto also promises strict action against land grabbers, a new law for speedy disposal of cases related to land, and an annual examination for Class 1 employees and IAS officers to assess their efficiency and grant increments and promotions.

by | May 08, 2018 | 01:57

The Seward County Sheriff's Office is also on scene. Cody Richardson, 20, Troy Wanzek, 20, and 19-year-old Cole Austin were ejected from the vehicle. Seward County Sheriff, Joe Yocum, has identified the four deceased victims from the two-vehicle crash that occurred near the Milford Rest Area in Seward County.

by | May 08, 2018 | 02:45

We will put you in jail. "If you are smuggling a child, then we will prosecute you and that child may be separated from you as required by law". An increased number of undocumented immigrants who illegally enter the United States, including families with children, will face criminal prosecution as the Trump administration doubles down on a new zero-tolerance policy against unauthorized border crossings.

by | May 08, 2018 | 00:24

Hillary Clinton is warning of Chinese efforts to gain political power and influence policy decisions in New Zealand. Aside from her comment about moving overseas, Clinton took a number of shots at Trump - without mentioning him by name - describing the campaign as a "reality TV" election and saying she wished she had taken him to task after he "stalked" her at the 2016 debates, according to the New Zealand Herald .

by | May 08, 2018 | 01:24

Obama explained, "I still think that young girls are taught to be ideal, and I think they still dream of weddings and the security of the prince charming". then we have now to have these conversations with ourselves as girls". She has twice been seen avoiding or swatting the president's hand away during public appearances - mishaps she has privately dismissed as bad photography angles - and she is rolling out her platform even as Mr.

by | May 08, 2018 | 01:24

BALIKATAN 2018 OPENS Officials link arms during the opening ceremonies of the annual exercises of the United States and Philippine militaries, which will be focused on terrorism and humanitarian response. "This year, we will also train for man-made disasters like, for example, a chemical attack", she said in broken English. He said that mock-up facilities had been set up to have training activities in scenarios with military operations in urban terrain.

by | May 07, 2018 | 22:04

Augustine, a Florida Highway Patrol news release said. The driver and two passengers died in the crash. A 2011 Kia Soul was traveling north on I-95 when the auto hit an animal in the roadway, Jones said.

by | May 07, 2018 | 19:54

Trump on Thursday praised his relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping as the U.S. delegation began their talks, which were held at a state guest house in the western part of the Chinese capital. Trump will "seek his decision on next steps" after a briefing from his advisers when they return to Washington, according to a statement from the White House last Friday.

by | May 07, 2018 | 20:42

Wednesday: 50 percent chance of showers/thunderstorms, mostly cloudy - high near 80 with south wind 9 to 13 miles per hour gusting as high as 23 miles per hour. WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny, breezy, and very warm. Lightning, small hail and wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour will become possible later in the day and overnight.

by | May 07, 2018 | 19:22

The president of the University of Florida has issued an apology after videos posted to social media showed many black students who did expressive jumps or dances while getting their diplomas being aggressively rushed offstage during this weekend's commencement ceremonies.

by | May 07, 2018 | 19:05

The victim of Saturday's deadly plane crash in Orange County is identified. The passing of the president, " Rabbi Aaron D. Panken of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute, was announced by Jean Bloch Rosensaft, a spokeswoman for its seminary, late Saturday night.

by | May 07, 2018 | 19:08

The Supreme Court on Monday stated that the Kathua rape and murder case will be transferred to Pathankot and day-to-day hearing will take place in the matter. The apex court said the trial must be fair to the victim's family as well as the accused. After an on-the-ground investigation, it told the Supreme Court that the Jammu lawyers did not obstruct justice and their demand for a CBI investigation into the matter is "justified".

by | May 07, 2018 | 19:22

The rest of the week remains quiet with rain chances staying out of the picture until next week. The seasonable weather began Sunday , which was cool and cloudy with a high of 65 degrees, two degrees cooler than the average May temperature in Greater Boston, according to the National Weather Service .

by | May 07, 2018 | 18:32

The sale of Cambodian English language daily The Phnom Penh Post has sparked concerns the country has lost its last independent voice with the new owner said to have links to the Cambodian Government. Several sources at the newspaper said there was a brief protest at its offices on Monday over the editor-in-chief's firing. Huy Vannak, undersecretary of state at the Interior Ministry, told Reuters the sale was "normal business" and that the Post "remains a newspaper".