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USA UK issues laptop, tablet flight ban after US warning
Author: 0 UK issues laptop, tablet flight ban after US warning

Over the next year, the ban will affect "15,432 departures on 53 routes", says Quartz . According to the airlines, Malaysians travelling to other destinations could still bring their laptops into the cabin but those flying to the United States must follow the check-in policy on electronic devices.

USA Proposed budget could hurt Meals on Wheels
Author: 0 Proposed budget could hurt Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels, which delivers nutritious food to seniors and housebound Americans, saw 50 times more online contributions than usual in the 24 hours after the budget proposal came out. Thirty-five percent of the budget for Meals On Wheels comes from the older Americans Act administered by HHS. Trump's proposed budget would cut that department's budget by 16.2 percent.

USA US sanctuary cities weigh response to Trump's threat to curb funding
Author: 0 US sanctuary cities weigh response to Trump's threat to curb funding

She spoke during a gathering of municipal leaders from cities such as San Francisco, Seattle, Denver, Chicago and Philadelphia. These policies, he said , include refusing to detain known felons under federal detainer request. Taking away federal funding jeopardizes that, they say. "LA's values are not for sale", he said. "Slashing funds for first responders, for our port and airport, for counterterrorism, crime-fighting and community-building serves no one".

Author: 0 Dems force 1-week delay on panel vote on Supreme Court pick

The National Rifle Association launched a television campaign on Tuesday urging the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court by targeting four Senate Democrats who are seen as facing hard reelections next year, the Washington Examiner reported .

USA 'No apparent reason' for Vegas shooting
Author: 0 'No apparent reason' for Vegas shooting

But Hadfield said the suspected gunman, Rolando Cardenas, may not have said anything before he started shooting. "He never exited the bus", Clark County Assistant Sheriff Tom Roberts said. After several hours, the man surrendered to police peacefully. The normally busy street was closed between Flamingo Road and Tropicana Boulevard during the crisis.

USA Hate killing suspect's kin 'shocked, horrified'
Author: 0 Hate killing suspect's kin 'shocked, horrified'

James Harris Jackson , 28, a USA army veteran, was arrested Wednesday over the racially targeted murder of Timothy Caughman , New York police said. He came to NY last week to make a splash in the media capital of the world by killing as many black men as possible, authorities said.

USA Illinois unemployment rate drops below 6 percent in February
Author: 0 Illinois unemployment rate drops below 6 percent in February

Furthermore, Illinois has struggled with out-migration and is losing many working-age adults to other states, resulting in a smaller labor force . In February 2016, the unemployment rate was 5.6 percent. "Ohio's job growth rate during February 2017 was 0.85 percent, still less than 1 percent", he said in an email. "This is outstanding news for people all across our state, but there is more work to be done".

USA NPR raises concerns about firing of Tennessee reporter
Author: 0 NPR raises concerns about firing of Tennessee reporter

UTC first received a call from a local lawmaker complaining about Helbert's story on March 16, in advance of a planned meeting between university officials and lawmakers the next day, George Heddleston, senior associate vice chancellor of marketing and communications for UTC, told the Times Free Press on Tuesday.

USA Should Dems filibuster the Gorsuch vote?
Author: 0 Should Dems filibuster the Gorsuch vote?

If the Senate's Democrats stand together and filibuster Gorsuch , Republicans could reach for the "nuclear option" and change the Senate rules to allow confirmation by a simple majority vote. The announcement came as the Senate Judiciary Committee wrapped up four days of hearings on Gorsuch . Some senators and civil rights advocates said emails and memos that were released raise serious questions that Gorsuch did not adequately address.

USA Florida coach, Auburn player clash after softball game
Author: 0 Florida coach, Auburn player clash after softball game

There is some history between these individuals, as Fagan's two sisters, Kasey and Sami , played for Walton at Florida before he dismissed them from the team. Florida coach Tim Walton , whether he was on autopilot or offended by the gesture, tapped Fagan on the shoulder. "Apparently her hand wasn't up as I said "good game" and I touched her shoulder".

USA 1 dead, 5 injured in central Florida shooting
Author: 0 1 dead, 5 injured in central Florida shooting

The shootings happened hours after two incidents involving Cashe and Herring, who were in a relationship, police said. Investigators said a gunman went to the home of someone he knows and shot two adults, an 8-year-old boy and a 7-year-old boy.

Author: 0 Planned Parenthood President Says Ivanka Trump Needs To 'Stand For Women'

Abortion services are already blocked from receiving federal funding. The federal funding it receives is primarily through reimbursement via Medicaid and the Title X Family Planning grant program for its care for low-income patients. The proposed American Health Care Act was meant to replace provisions in the Affordable Care Act, more popularly known as Obamacare. The conservative House Freedom Caucus met with President Trump on Thursday morning.

USA House GOP leaders delay vote on health care repeal bill
Author: 0 House GOP leaders delay vote on health care repeal bill

But the White House appeared ready to gamble that the prospect of failing to repeal former President Barack Obama's health law, after seven years of promising to do exactly that, would force lawmakers into the "yes" column. Moderate-leaning lawmakers were bailing, too, as the demands from conservatives pushed them even further from being able to support the GOP bill.

USA Emmy Rossum is the latest victim of a Hollywood heist
Author: 0 Emmy Rossum is the latest victim of a Hollywood heist

By User:RanZag [CC BY 2.5 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5)], via Wikimedia CommonsActress Emmy Rossum's home in the Beverly Glen area was burglarized of about $150,000 in jewelry and other valuables, police confirmed Tuesday. Insiders claim Rossum made the smash and grab really easy for the burglars - she left the written combinations to the safes next to them. Authorities said $200,000 in jewelry was taken from her home.

USA Upstate New York gets $2.3 billion in GOP health care bill
Author: 0 Upstate New York gets $2.3 billion in GOP health care bill

In this case, New York lawmakers from outside New York City. That prompted House GOP leaders to make a series of 11th-hour changes Monday night in a bid to secure more votes. "One way or another, it is still coming out of NY tax payers' pockets", Hochul said. President Donald Trump, Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republican leaders spent the day on Capitol Hill trying to round up the 216 House votes needed to approve the bill in a showdown vote expected Thursday and send it to the Senate.

Author: 0 'Beauty and the Beast' dances off with top box-office spot

The movie makes Belle's father a painter, instead of an inventor, with few inventor traits. Overall Beauty and the Beast is definitely worth a viewing by anyone who loves the classic film or the series of live action remakes. Recent animated films, such as " Moana " and "Zootopia", have proven that the company can still produce great original work, but they seem to think that they need to keep churning out remakes and changing their original classics.

USA White House accidentally sends out satirical article about Trump
Author: 0 White House accidentally sends out satirical article about Trump

A family insider previously told US Weekly that Melania would make a decision on their living arrangements at the end of the school year, and do whatever is best for Barron . When they leave their apartment in Manhattan's Trump Tower, they are expected to become full-time residents of Washington , D.C. Trump himself has been spending a lot of his time during the first few months of his presidency in Florida, which according to Press Secretary Sean Spicer is just part of being president .

USA Parents Protest Ed Secretary at Public School Visit
Author: 0 Parents Protest Ed Secretary at Public School Visit

Dozens of parents and neighbors on both sides of the USA debate about school-choice issues protested against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos as she visited a public school near the nation's capital Thursday. Under my leadership, the U.S. Department of Education will continue to look to give state leaders more freedom and flexibility to deliver a world-class education to every student.

Author: 0 Tennessee teacher had been reported kissing missing student

It was another week, Whatley said, before a Maury County sheriff's detective notified her father of the allegations. Cummins is believed to be armed and authorities say the teen is "in imminent danger". An attorney for Elizabeth's family claimed in a February 6 letter to the district superintendent that the teen's father was never alerted by the district about the alleged incident and found out about it on January 31, more than a week after the kiss allegedly happened, when sheriff's deputies ...

USA No sign of missing Tennessee teen, teacher in Corpus Christi
Author: 0 No sign of missing Tennessee teen, teacher in Corpus Christi

Elizabeth Thomas was last seen on March 13 after she was dropped off at the Shoney's in Columbia by a friend around 8 a.m. During one incident about two weeks before Cummins and Thomas disappeared, one of Thomas' fellow students reported an incident to the school in which the student said Thomas and Cummins appeared to be kissing at school.

USA Powerful winds, large hail hit Southern Plains
Author: 0 Powerful winds, large hail hit Southern Plains

The storms are forecast to leave the state by Saturday morning. Heating has helped with our level of instability in our atmosphere but not to the level adequate for widespread organized severe weather. On the back side of that system, for your Saturday, skies becoming partly cloudy, breezy northwest winds and temps in the cooler 60s. Overall, severe weather chances begin to climb east of the Rockies as spring progresses and air steadily gets warmer and moister.

USA 'Asperitas': A New 'Wave-Like' Cloud Recorded In The International Cloud Atlas
Author: 0 'Asperitas': A New 'Wave-Like' Cloud Recorded In The International Cloud Atlas

The International Could Atlas first came out with a list of recognised cloud formations in 1896. The 2017 edition will primarily be a web-based portal, though it may be published in hard copy. One of these is the asperitas , which means "rough-like" in Latin. "Back in 2008, I thought the chances of this becoming official were really minimal", said Gavin Pretor-Pinney, president of the [Cloud Appreciation Society].

USA Trump talks up Charter's $25 billion investment and jobs
Author: 0 Trump talks up Charter's $25 billion investment and jobs

The firm plans to move 20,000 jobs to the United States, including a call center expansion in San Antonio. At an Oval Office ceremony, President Donald Trump boasted that Charter Communications "has just committed to investing $25 billion" and creating 20,000 jobs in the usa - the latest example of companies, he said, that are investing in the U.S.

USA Notre Dame escapes Princeton to avoid NCAA tournament 5-12 upset
Author: 0 Notre Dame escapes Princeton to avoid NCAA tournament 5-12 upset

Matt Farrell couldn't believe that his pull-up jumper in the lane with 24 seconds remaining didn't go through the hoop to give Notre Dame a five-point lead. "I'm going to keep doing that to lead this team, and they need to do the same thing for me". Irish trainer Skip Meyer reacted immediately, tending to Pflueger and accompanying him to the locker room on the opposite end of the KeyBank Center.

USA Federer and Wawrinka win
Author: 0 Federer and Wawrinka win

Had Federer retired before this season, he would have gone down in history as the greatest men's singles player in history. Both players are beloved and have endured injuries in recent years. It was more on my racquet, and I like it that way. This time , still seeded a relatively low No29, del Potro, he drew the in-form Federer. Federer said he won't make that mistake again.

USA U-shaped skyscraper might be coming to America
Author: 0 U-shaped skyscraper might be coming to America

However, at this stage the tower is just an idea. But what if we substituted height with length? The renderings of the building are freaky, and some, like the one showing a suited man amid piles of cash, speak to the satirical nature of the design.

USA Gorsuch: 'No Such Thing as Republican or Democratic Judge'
Author: 0 Gorsuch: 'No Such Thing as Republican or Democratic Judge'

If the Democrats decide to force the 60 vote threshold by staging a filibuster, McConnell will change the rule to allow an up or down vote, guaranteed. However, if Democrats agree to a "filibuster" then Gorsuch's nomination will require 60 votes and be more hard to accomplish. SCARBOROUGH: All right.

USA Why Are There Still Nude Marine Pages On Facebook?
Author: 0 Why Are There Still Nude Marine Pages On Facebook?

Nude photos of female Marines and others were shared on the Facebook page " Marines United ". "...if in the public hearing this is described as "alleged" behavior, that there are 'allegations on social media, ' I don't think we're treating it with the seriousness we need to.

USA Undercover cops bust couple trying to sell baby on Craigslist
Author: 0 Undercover cops bust couple trying to sell baby on Craigslist

The baby is now in the custody of the Tennessee Department of Children's Services. Image via Greene County Sheriff's Department . The baby remains in state protective custody. John David Cain, Jr. and Deanna Greer met with an undercover agent to sell the baby. Cain and Greer are each being held on $150,000 bond. They're being charged with aggravated child neglect or endangerment as well as aggravated child abuse, and the child remains in the custody of the state.

USA Severe Weather Awareness Week: Severe thunderstorms
Author: 0 Severe Weather Awareness Week: Severe thunderstorms

A severe thunderstorm is one that has hail that's at least one inch in diameter (the size of a quarter), winds of at least 58 miles per hour, or both. The National Weather Service reported tornadoes near Shiloh, Ripley and Theo, all going northeast. Also, although lightning can be deadly, it is not a criterion for what the National Weather Service defines as severe since even ordinary thunderstorms can produce a lot of lightning.

USA Rainy Weather Expected Tuesday Throughout Central Texas
Author: 0 Rainy Weather Expected Tuesday Throughout Central Texas

Monday's high will be 62 degrees, with cloud coverage dissipating later Monday . Friday , a 50 percent chance of morning showers and even some light snow on the benches. I have read that a sustained wind of about 20 miles per hour is required to produce electricity from a windmill. East wind 8 to 14 miles per hour. North wind 8 to 16 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 31 miles per hour.

USA Freedom Caucus holds Congress captive
Author: 0 Freedom Caucus holds Congress captive

They pulled it off the House floor after a rebellion by the most conservative Republican lawmakers who argued that parts of it were too similar to the Obamacare law it was meant to replace as well as moderates who anxious about the number of Americans who would lose health insurance.

USA Three Teen Burglars Killed By Oklahoma Homeowner's Son, Deputies Say
Author: 0 Three Teen Burglars Killed By Oklahoma Homeowner's Son, Deputies Say

One suspect had a knife, another carried brass knuckles. They wore gloves, masks and all-black clothes, Wagoner County Deputy Nick Mahoney told Tulsa World . She was arrested and is expected to face three charges of first-degree murder and three charges of burglary. Leon Simmons said his home was broken into a few months ago, and added: 'We've noticed a lot more people driving slow through the neighborhood, more than one at a time'.

Author: 0 Nunes casts doubt on GOP impartiality on Russian Federation investigation

He said it had been a insane day in Washington and revealed that Schiff's asking Nunes to step down is surprising to people in both parties. AshLee Strong, a spokeswoman for Ryan, said Monday the speaker has "full confidence that Chairman Nunes is conducting a thorough, fair and credible investigation".

USA Bikaner rape case: Women activists demand stricter laws against rapist
Author: 0 Bikaner rape case: Women activists demand stricter laws against rapist

The girl is now battling with blood cancer at a local hospital. This is when the teachers forced her to swallow contraception and abortion pills. The police say that at first the locals try to resolve the matter amicably, but the father chose to go ahead and file a complaint with the police.

USA Killed, 15 Injured in Cincinnati Nightclub Shooting
Author: 0 Killed, 15 Injured in Cincinnati Nightclub Shooting

Two others were admitted to Christ Hospital, both with minor injuries, while others were treated and released. They said there is only one reported shooter, although they initially said they were looking for two people. The Cincinnati Police Department said 15 victims had gunshot wounds, some of them life-threatening. "But I know we have great police and everyone is doing everything they can, so I feel as safe as I possibly can".

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