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by | June 06, 2017 | 03:11

Phil Stair , a sales manager for the Genesee County Land Bank, was being interviewed by environmental activist Chelsea Lyons , who caught his racial slurs via what appears to be a surreptitious recording. "They just don't pay their bills". "The Land Bank is taking up all of the properties in Flint". A Michigan Civil Rights Commission report issued in February determined that systemic racism over the course of decades was at the core of the problems that caused the water crisis in ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 03:14

Three other subpoenas tied to the Russian Federation investigation were issued by the House panel for information related to so-called "unmasking" of some Trump associates' names appearing on classified reports during the Obama administration, said officials with knowledge of the subpoenas.

by | June 06, 2017 | 03:27

But that is the goal. You can check out the Top 5 Debunked Senate Republican Budget Myths here . To that end, they have floated a proposal to repeal the ACA's insurance regulations or to let states opt in to the ACA's standards. "We're open, obviously, to discussing tax cuts. but we really want to focus on investing in critical needs", Moore said. How to craft a bill that can win over warring factions and pass procedural hurdles is a question without an answer.

by | June 06, 2017 | 03:27

And the death toll has mounted. Since the beginning of April, more than 50 people have been killed in protest-related violence. Their path, however, is blocked by the armored vehicles and officers of the security forces. Borges also promised "to recommend to any future democratic government of Venezuela not to recognize or pay on these bonds", which he says were bought at a 69 percent discount.

by | June 06, 2017 | 02:24

Two men and a woman ordered McChicken sandwiches about 9 p.m. CT, but apparently were hungry and upset about the wait time, according to a police report. "Well, it started out my kids had been really good all day, so I chose to treat them to McDonald's ice cream", she said. "We noticed it was really short-handed", Gravely said Sunday night.

by | June 06, 2017 | 01:57

It has been way too long since they won the league. They argue that Wenger has been holding the club back and that it was time for a fresh approach and a new direction. We finished the season in a very convincing way. "We want to keep the strength we have and build on that. Those are the type of people I pray that we can bring in".

by | June 06, 2017 | 02:29

The cricketing rivalry between Australia and New Zealand is ranked as one of the toughest battles in worldwide cricket. But his status as one of New Zealand's greats does not count as much as team records for Taylor who lists "any time it's a world tournament" as his cricket priority.

by | June 06, 2017 | 02:20

The three men, who wore fake suicide vests, were shot to death by police. The officer, who was based in Southwark, remains in hospital in a serious condition, while two other Met officers, who were both on duty, received less serious injuries during the Borough Market rampage.

by | June 06, 2017 | 02:31

The court had also rejected granting him bail earlier, stating that the crime he was accused of was a serious one and a bail could lead to witness and evidence tampering. Dinakaran has been accused of allegedly arranging the money from undisclosed sources and getting it transferred from Chennai to Delhi through illegal channels, while his close aide Mallikarjuna was arrested for allegedly facilitating a Rs 50 crore deal between Dinakaran and Chandrashekar to get favourable order from the ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 01:50

Dozens were injured, many of them critically, in the attack that started on the London Bridge, when three attackers swerved the vehicle into pedestrians then, armed with knives, rampaged through Borough Market, slashing and stabbing anyone they could find.

by | June 06, 2017 | 02:47

Hua has been arrested and another two have gone missing following their investigations into working conditions at a Chinese factory that produces Ivanka Trump-brand shoes , a family member and an advocacy group said Tuesday, May 30, 2017. According to commentators, the case highlighted the political sensitivity of a brand associated with the family of Donald Trump. In March, President Trump won approval for dozens of trademarks in China, where it is notoriously hard for foreign companies ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 01:15

Pushed repeatedly by reporters about Trump's Sunday tweet, the British prime minister said she was "not afraid to say" when she thought Trump was getting things wrong. Gasparri said: "He was trying to radicalise the children, he would go down to the park and talk to them about Islam". "Yesterday - I'm actually in the process of moving home at the moment - I hired a van moving some bits".

by | June 06, 2017 | 02:27

The statement said the latest resolution was said to have been put together by the United States and China in the "back room". China's claims in the South China Sea, through which about US$5 trillion in ship-borne trade passes each year, are contested by Brunei, Malaysia , the Philippines , Taiwan and Vietnam.

by | June 06, 2017 | 01:42

The three attacks carried out by Islamist militants in Britain in the last three months have been largely domestic plots and the majority of the threat facing the country is not directed from overseas, London's police chief said on Monday.

by | June 06, 2017 | 02:05

A White House spokeswoman told Politico that the Russian Federation controversy has had no impact on hiring, adding that the president is tapping individuals "of the highest quality". James Pfiffner, an expert on White House organization and a professor at George Mason University's Schar School of Policy and Government, told Business Insider.

by | June 06, 2017 | 02:14

Griffin , 56, a two-time Emmy-winning performer known for her deliberately provocative brand of humour, has appeared since 2007 as co-host of CNN's New Year's Eve broadcast from Times Square in NY with anchor Anderson Cooper. "It wasn't amusing. I beg for your forgiveness". The video had apparently been removed from Shields' blog by late Tuesday. The graphic image caused an uproar, with prominant Trump critic Griffin being forced to apologise for the "stunt" in a grovelling video.

by | June 06, 2017 | 00:42

Overall, the agenda suggests that Labour's primary objective is to shore up its core vote to avoid a big defeat, rather than seeking to persuade any wavering Conservative supporters. A draft of the party's policies leaked late on Wednesday and has raised eyebrows across the board, drawing praise and mockery in equal measure. He will say: "This election isn't about Brexit itself".

by | June 06, 2017 | 01:46

But the US withdrawal has put major doubts over the future of the TPP agreement, a point reinforced in comments made by Vietnam's trade minister. To move ahead without the United States, members will have to agree to amend the ratification clause, but reopening talks could risk unearthing what were years of gruelling negotiations.

by | June 06, 2017 | 00:58

In turn, German Chancellor Angela Merkel suggested over the weekend that her country's relationship with the United States had shifted. While Merkel probably won't carry through on her threat - she needs America , as does the rest of Europe to keep Putin at bay - just the suggestion of a separation could be enough for Putin to try and seize more territory and solidify Russia's annexation of Crimea and his occupation of parts of Ukraine .

by | June 06, 2017 | 02:00

Saudi Arabia's King Salman had been due to visit the island chain of 400,000 people on a month-long tour of Asia this year but postponed the trip due to an outbreak of flu there. "These days, we are all linked to one another", Ghassemi said, describing recent attempts by the Gulf States to punish Doha - by, for example, closing their land borders with Qatar - as "ineffective".

by | June 06, 2017 | 00:09

Theresa May praised Sadiq Khan's response to the London Bridge terror attack - but declined to publicly admonish Donald Trump over his remarks on the Mayor. The pound rose on currency markets, which favour May over Corbyn, after the latest ICM poll, taken between June 2 and June 4 and published on Monday, suggested the Conservatives were ahead by 11 points.

by | June 06, 2017 | 01:07

A neighbour said he immediately noticed the Arsenal away shirt Abz was wearing after being shot dead by police outside the Wheatsheaf pub on Saturday night. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on Monday called on May to quit, pointing to the loss of 20,000 police jobs, mostly during her six years as interior minister under David Cameron.

by | June 06, 2017 | 00:31

Islamic State on Sunday claimed responsibility for the London attack. He says Canada strongly condemns the senseless attack and stands united with the British people. IS has urged supporters to weaponize vehicles in attacks against the West. Investigators were working to determine whether others assisted them, Rowley said.

by | June 06, 2017 | 01:51

Typically a president uses executive privilege to prevent government employees from releasing information. "So we need to hear directly from Mr. Comey on these important issues". While the department has compiled a long list of candidates for the White House, there has been no "clear framework or logic for who was interviewed and why", said one of the sources.

by | June 06, 2017 | 01:03

The restriction on the use of airports, ports and roads in neighbouring countries could present a major challenge for Qatar's construction industry affecting the timeline of its preparations for the 2022 Fifa World Cup. Mohammed al-Deri, the Libyan foreign minister of the interim Libyan government, accused Qatar of "harbouring terrorism" according to a Libyan official agency LANA.

by | June 06, 2017 | 00:34

On Sunday, Megyn Kelly debuted her new NBC show Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly with an interview of Russian President Vladimir Putin . Russian president Vladimir Putin claims of having had "limited interactions" with former United States National Security Adviser Michael Flynn , that were limited to a 2015 Moscow dinner, the media reported.

by | June 06, 2017 | 00:45

Saudi Arabia and other Arab powers severed diplomatic ties Monday with Qatar and moved to isolate the energy-rich nation that is home to a major USA military base, accusing it of supporting terrorist groups and backing Iran . Doha-based satellite news network Al-Jazeera reported trucks carrying food had begun to line up on the Saudi side of the border, apparently stranded.

by | June 06, 2017 | 01:16

A van was driven into a crowd of people on London Bridge before three people jumped out and stabbed multiple people. London police chief Cressida Dick said that, while some of the recent attacks in Britain had global dimensions, they had a largely domestic "center of gravity".

by | June 06, 2017 | 01:45

The vehicle, a white Nissan Micra, was found in an area of the Rusholme neighbourhood, which authorities cordoned off and evacuated. Eleven men, aged between 18 and 44, are remained in custody but six people have since been released without charge.

by | June 06, 2017 | 00:29

The "Malibu" hitmaker was thrilled to join her friend Ariana Grande at the concert on Sunday (04.06.17) to raise money for the victims of an very bad terror attack following an Ariana concert in the north England city only a few weeks ago.

by | June 05, 2017 | 23:51

The moves came in quick succession, with Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and the Maldives all announcing that they were ending diplomatic relations with Doha and giving Qatari diplomats and citizens days or even hours to get out of their territories.

by | June 06, 2017 | 00:32

Among the injured being treated in hospital are those who confronted the attackers, including a British Transport Police officer who faced the men with only his baton. But she admitted "we must do more - much more - to take on and defeat the evil ideology of Islamist extremism that preaches hatred, sows division, and promotes sectarianism..." London police chief Cressida Dick said that, while some of the recent attacks in Britain had worldwide dimensions, they had a largely domestic ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 23:43

Since violence escalated in 2015, Palestinians have killed 42 Israelis, two visiting Americans and a British student in attacks. Foreign countries now have their embassies in the Israeli commercial capital Tel Aviv because they do not recognise Israel's unilateral claim of control over all of Jerusalem.

by | June 06, 2017 | 00:48

Australia was the victims of one of the all-time great upsets when Bangladesh beat it by five wickets in a One-Day International in Cardiff in 2005. After one match apiece in the group stages of the Champions Trophy , the pre-tournament favourites have strengthened their grip, according to the odds-setters at Bet365, with England now 11/4 - a fractional improvement on 3/1- to end their decades-long wait to raise a 50-over global trophy.

by | June 06, 2017 | 00:12

Saudi Arabia , Bahrain , the UAE, Egypt , Yemen and Maldives also severed their relations with Qatar . It took a major gamble on the Muslim Brotherhood, supporting its brief stint in power in Egypt as well as the group's Islamist offshoots in the region, including Hamas, which rules the Gaza Strip.