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by | April 21, 2017 | 01:05

The NBA, NFL and corporate giants including Facebook and Google have previously warned Texas against adopting a bill that was similar to the original North Carolina law. Sen. Dick Sears, D-Bennington, chair of the Judiciary Committee, said the panel does not plan to advance the House proposal. The bill would change that to require the pay out of interest in civil cases from their start.

by | April 21, 2017 | 01:02

Opposition parties have complained of a series of irregularities, including an electoral board decision to accept ballots that did not bear official stamps, as required by Turkish law. The German government has also questioned the vote after the European Union called for a probe into the result. The unofficial results show the Yes campaign won with 51.41 percent, while No votes stood at 48.59 percent.

by | April 21, 2017 | 01:02

Lucas Sjostrom, executive director of the Minnesota Milk Producers Association, said Wednesday that 19 Minnesota producers are among the 70 to 75 initially reported as all being from Wisconsin. This is not the first time Canada's dairy industry has been criticised for being overly protectionist. Last week, U.S. Sens. ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) — U.S dairy farmers already struggling with low milk prices worry President Donald Trump's talk of renegotiating the North American Free Trade ...

by | April 21, 2017 | 00:51

McMaster, who was cleared by the president to staff the NSC as he pleased. "He is one of the president's closest and most trusted advisers", a White House source told CNBC when asked why Bannon attended. However, CNN's senior White House correspondent tweeted late Wednesday saying Bannon was, in fact, in the Situation Room despite being removed from the NSC.

by | April 21, 2017 | 00:47

Park is accused of colluding with Choi and offering policy favours to top businessmen who enriched her friend. Prosecutors said Monday that they have indicted Lotte Group Chairman Shin Dong-bin on bribery charges. The retail giant denied allegations that it made improper deals with Park, or those linked to her, for favors. The trial could take as long as six months.

by | April 21, 2017 | 00:38

On Tuesday, he was asked if the company ever considered firing anyone. In that spirit, Munoz said that from now on airplane crews traveling as passengers on United flights must be booked 60 minutes before departure. The airline suffered a public relations disaster after a video emerged a week ago showing security officers dragging a bloodied passenger off an overbooked United Express flight in Chicago.

by | April 21, 2017 | 00:37

Britain formally triggered the Brexit process on March 29. Prime Minister Theresa May will meet the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, a spokesperson announced on Thursday morning . More detailed negotiating directives are scheduled to be approved by governments on May 22, but the European Union will wait until after the British election before starting negotiations.

by | April 21, 2017 | 00:37

Together, we viewed tape of a minimum of three games per player (the same standard National Football League teams use). We like young talent. "We feel really good about picking at one". Then again, the Browns could trade the pick away, clearing the path for the 49ers to draft either of them, in which case I think Webb, being a California product, would have the advantage over Trubisky.

by | April 21, 2017 | 00:35

Monday's protests were called by Kashmir University's students union, a banned student body. Earlier in the day, Indian security forces and students clashed at a college in southern Kashmir's Pulwama town. "We were walking peacefully until police came and asked us to continue peacefully as we were just girls in the procession". Eight people were killed and over 200 people, including government force personnel, were injured in the day-long clashes, forcing the Election Commission of India ...

by | April 21, 2017 | 00:33

The missile strike also showed the Trump administration's willingness to break from Vladimir Putin. "The world is waiting for the Russian government to act responsibly in Syria", Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, said during an emergency Security Council session.

by | April 21, 2017 | 00:33

The attack resulted in defender Marc Bartra needing surgery for a fractured wrist. A fourth letter posted online claiming responsibility, which could have come from anti-fascists, has been discounted by police following "serious doubts" over its authenticity.

by | April 21, 2017 | 00:18

He said working groups would be established to improve U.S. This is the eighth time during Syria's six year civil war that Moscow has used its veto power on the Security Council to shield Assad's government. McGovern, who has been a critic of military action in Iraq and Syria under Obama and Trump, told CNN he was prepared to use procedural tactics in the House to force a vote on Trump's military actions if Congress has not received a Syria strategy from the White House .

by | April 21, 2017 | 00:09

Uma Bharti is a union minister and Kalyan Singh is the Rajasthan Governor. The apex court had earlier made a decision to examine the appeal against dropping of conspiracy charge against Advani, Joshi, Uma Bharti and 10 others. However, Kalyan Singh, who was the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh in 1992, enjoys constitutional immunity as the Rajasthan Governor and can be tried only after he leaves office.

by | April 21, 2017 | 00:06

Seventy-one-year-old Ilene Singh said he's wrong. "The only way we're ever going to get government to act is keep them on their heels and show up", said Arik Bjorn. from Germany when she was 9, said she's also anxious about the direction of the country. Mr. Trump said in January . "If he thinks he can get away with playing king, he's got another thought coming", Waters said.

by | April 21, 2017 | 00:05

Migrants from sub-Saharan Africa fleeing war and poverty have created an opportunity for smugglers, who calculate migrants will be picked up by rescue boats after entering worldwide waters 12 nautical miles off Libya's coast. The number of deaths recorded, however, is nearly the same for both years. Between 1,500-1,800 migrants were rescued from nine boats in the past 24 hours by Moas, the privately-run rescue service based in Malta.

by | April 21, 2017 | 00:03

Journalists also tried to pin down John McDonnell, Labour's shadow chancellor, about whether the party would support a second referendum - and didn't get a clear answer. I don't play by their rules. The Labour leader said he wants to lead a government to "transform this country", ending austerity and tackling inequality.

by | April 21, 2017 | 00:03

The Sharks had only 16 shots in a Game 3 loss in San Jose on Sunday , but had 14 in the first period in Game 4. The top line came to life with Marleau skating on Thornton and Pavelski's left wing, a trio that found success together during the first half of the season.

by | April 21, 2017 | 00:00

Another group that worked on the campaign to pressure advertisers, Media Matters, called on Fox News to also fire Bill Shine, co-president of the network. That certainly could happen, though it probably won't be easy. On Tuesday, attorney Lisa Bloom said she was representing a former clerical worker at Fox who complained that day to a hotline established at Fox about O'Reilly's behavior during her six months working there in 2008.

by | April 21, 2017 | 00:00

The Vice President was speaking aboard the USS Ronald Reagan during a visit to Japan and claimed the United States would "protect the freedom of navigation and overflight in the South China Sea". Trump's new strategy involves engaging with North Korea's neighbors to bring an end to their pursuit of nuclear weapons, Pence said. "There's no question North Korea represents the most unsafe and most immediate threat in the Asia-Pacific and President Trump is determined to confront that threat ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 23:59

He said Moscow has lots of questions about the "very ambiguous" and "contradictory" ideas emanating from Washington. "But we can start by working together to actually de-escalate the conflict", she said. Just as Mr Tillerson sat down for talks, a senior Russian official assailed the "primitiveness and loutishness" of USA rhetoric, part of a volley of statements that appeared timed to maximise the awkwardness during the first visit by a member of Mr Trump's Cabinet.

by | April 20, 2017 | 23:58

Mr Gorkov said in a statement that he met with Mr Kushner in his capacity as as the then-chief executive of Kushner Companies, and did not discuss sanctions. According to one official, the meeting ended amicably, with both men agreeing to work together to advance Trump's agenda. Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner , also one of his chief advisers, has been working in global relations as well, drawing criticism because of his lack of government experience.

by | April 20, 2017 | 23:56

Many of those proposals, as per industry body Nasscom, are discriminatory and are targeted towards Indian IT companies. Trump's long-awaited executive order drew sharp reactions from the opposition Democrat lawmakers and the sponsors of these legislations, but drew applause from the treasury benches.

by | April 20, 2017 | 23:53

Meanwhile, on vacation in Rome Wednesday, O'Reilly shook Pope Francis' hand. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). Fox News' decision to fire longtime host Bill O'Reilly sent tremors through the world of cable news, as outlets speculated on what the move might mean for Fox's future.

by | April 20, 2017 | 23:50

He has promised a debate in parliament on the issue or, failing that, another referendum. "They have a right to have elections and their people participated in that", Spicer said. There have been sporadic protests against the outcome in cities, including Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir. They said this move "removed an important safeguard and were contested by the opposition".

by | April 20, 2017 | 23:49

But Lotte chairman Shin Dong-bin did give another W7 billion to the K-Sports Foundation early a year ago, allegedly in return for lucrative duty-free licenses. Still, the AP reports it's unclear whether that trial will kick off prior to the May 9 special election that will decide South Korea's next president.

by | April 20, 2017 | 23:49

He also thanked by name Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, both of whom fended off Democrats' multiple attempts to derail his nomination. Right now, President Trump only has 22 of his nominees confirmed. Trump boasted that he was able to get Gorsuch confirmed in his first 100 days in office.

by | April 20, 2017 | 23:45

The report, carried by Reuters, also warned the USA and its allies "should not mess with us". On Sunday, North Korea attempted to launch another missile, but failed, according to the data of the U.S. Russian Federation today denied that it had blocked UN Security Council condemnation of North Korea's latest missile test. - Reuters picNEW YORK, April 20 - Russian Federation today denied that it had blocked UN Security Council condemnation of North Korea's latest missile test and accused ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 23:43

But what is the meaning of Easter Sunday? "Over 70 people were killed as a suicide bomber blew himself up on Easter Sunday previous year trend has changed". "No matter what troubles we face, we can look for a renewed hope knowing that God is in control". As he wished everyone a blessed Easter, the bishop said this is much more than a mass or ritual, it's a celebration of the sacrifice and what Jesus said to two women he encountered after his resurrection.

by | April 20, 2017 | 23:41

Ottawa operates a supply-managed system that tightly controls production and imports to support prices. However, Francois Dumontier, a spokesman for Les Producteurs de lait du Quebec, said imports of USA milk products have increased since 1993, and now account for three-quarters of milk products in Canada.

by | April 20, 2017 | 23:40

The secretary of state earlier acknowledged the Iranians had met the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal. Trump, during his presidential campaign, had pledged to renegotiate or dismantle the Iran nuclear deal. Tillerson's hastily arranged statement before cameras at the State Department reflected the competing forces pulling at the Trump administration as it develops its policy toward Iran.

by | April 20, 2017 | 23:35

Police say the officer who was killed was in a auto which had been stopped at a red light by the attacker. There were at least two attackers and police said the shooting was very probably a "terrorist act". Police are warning people to avoid the area and the surrounding streets have been cordoned off. France is in a state of emergency and at its highest possible level of alert since a string of terror attacks that began in 2015, and which have killed over 230 people.

by | April 20, 2017 | 23:32

There were five Democrats in the race, but they backed Jon Ossoff - the 30-year-old USA congressional candidate who couldn't even vote for himself on Tuesday - pouring more than $8 million into his campaign. The Democrats hoped to win this special election and have the momentum carry them into the 2018 midterms. "BIG "R" win with runoff in Georgia". "At its core, the 6th is still a 60 percent Republican district".

by | April 20, 2017 | 23:32

The ruling comes after a Moscow court warned Jehovah's Witnesses over its "extremist activities" in October 2016. Under Russian law, the ban would not prohibit individual believers from following their creed, but congregating and proselytizing would become offenses punishable with up to five years in prison.

by | April 20, 2017 | 23:29

With today's Supreme Court's order , both these cases are merged and will be heard in Lucknow. By combining the two trials, the judges want to ensure that a verdict is delivered within two years, according to a NDTV report. The court ruling comes a month after the Chief Justice of India offered to mediate in a "negotiated" settlement. Eight years after the FIR was filed, in May 2001, a special CBI court dropped proceedings against the accused.

by | April 20, 2017 | 23:27

President Trump promised to work on the trade issues with Wisconsin's Congressional delegation and Governor Scott Walker. "Because in Canada, some very unfair things have happened to our dairy farmers". Some Canadians agree with Trump, CBC News reports . David Weins, who heads the Dairy Farmers of Manitoba, says the Canadian industry can't be held responsible for issues that are American in origin.