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Aug 08 2017

USDA office bans phrase 'climate change' from use - this is why

In another email obtained by the Guardian , Jimmy Bramblett, deputy chief for programs at the NRCS, wrote to employees about a priority shift under the Trump administr...

Aug 08 2017

Eros in talks with Apple to sell content library and streaming service

Though the tech-giant is believed to be close to reaching a deal with Eros Group, the report also cautions that parallel discussions are now underway with Amazon and ...

Aug 08 2017

Australia denounces China's South China Sea aggression in joint statement

Two Southeast Asian diplomats say disagreements over North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile tests and territorial disputes in the South China Sea have prevent...

Aug 08 2017

Youngstown State asked to remove Ma'Lik Richmond over rape conviction

But as the team prepares for the season, one student is asking coach Bo Pelini and university president Jim Tressel to remove him from the team. The petition, started b...

Aug 08 2017

Uncertainty Pushes Major Insurer To Leave An Entire State's Exchange

Last week, Senate Health Committee Chair Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said lawmakers would begin hearings to stabilize the insurance market during the first week of Septembe...

Aug 08 2017

Traffic, road safety will be big issues during eclipse on August 21

Astronomers say residents should know how lucky they are to be in the path of totality . More specifically, people in the " path of totality " will be able to see it: th...

Aug 08 2017

Memorial procession for firefighter killed in Lolo Peak fire set for Monday

Witham, 29, a Mentone resident and graduate of East Valley High in Redlands, was a member of the Vista Grande Hotshots U.S. Forest Service crew based near Idyllwild. Tren...

Aug 08 2017

President Trump crashes New Jersey wedding

President Trump has crashed yet another wedding at his National Golf Club in Bedminster in New Jersey on Saturday. The sprucing-up project includes HVAC upgrades, f...

Aug 08 2017

190000 sign petition against plan to introduce first lady status in France

Polls last month showed he had dropped seven percentage points with only 36% of French people saying they were happy with their new leader. But a French petition allege...

Aug 08 2017

After sanctions, Tillerson may find Russian Federation talks an uphill climb

Lavrov says U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made that commitment during their meeting Sunday in the Philippines. Presumably Russia is demanding a reduction i...

Aug 08 2017

Barack Obama gets his own state holiday

The first official Obama Day commences in 2018. That is not to say, however, that the bill was passed without any setbacks. Senator Emil Jones II introduced SB55, who...

Aug 08 2017

Inmates take control of part of prison in Arkansas: authorities

A group of approximately six inmates at a maximum security prison in Arkansas have taken control of part of the prison after stealing keys from correctional officers duri...

Aug 08 2017

United States cop points gun at passenger for 9 minutes during traffic stop

The Campbell Police Department is defending a motorcycle officer's decision to draw his gun during a recent vehicle stop on Highway 101 - an incident that was recor...

Aug 08 2017

New West Nile Virus Case reported in Hinds County

For instance, in our area, Asian Tiger mosquitoes which are carriers for Zika virus primarily bite very aggressively during the day. "When they go out they should apply b...

Aug 08 2017

Morten Andersen inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame

Davis was twice named offensive player of the year and was the league's M.V.P.in 1998, but his meteoric stint came to an ugly end with a devastating knee injury in 1999. ...

Aug 08 2017

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally impetus for DUI blitz

Hundreds of motorcyclists all across the nation, ride to Sturgis, South Dakota for the 77th annual rally. The 10-day motorcycle rally began Friday in the black hills an...

Aug 08 2017

North Korea : US pushes Asian nations on country

Susan Thornton , the acting assistant secretary of state for East Asia , said Tillerson would have the chance to engage with China's foreign minister at the meetings ...

Aug 08 2017

Greg Schiano Gives Ohio State Defense Unbelievably High Praise

He was an assistant on great Penn State and Miami teams before building Rutgers into a consistent victor as a head coach. "It is, and that's not a joke", Schiano said...

Aug 08 2017

Disappointed Donor Sues the GOP for "Fraud"

This is getting awful.' And I'm going to say, 'No, we have to make America great again.' You're gonna say, 'Please.' I said: 'Nope, nope. But a constellation of forces ...

Aug 08 2017

China scores diplomatic coup in sea row

Beijing claims more than 90 percent of the 3.5 million-square-kilometer South China Sea, overlapping smaller tracts that Brunei, Malaysia, Vietnam and the Philippines ...