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Sinclair Responds To "Unfounded Media Criticism" Over Local Journalists' Scripted Mantra

Sinclair Responds To The script echoes his usual sentiments and warnings about fake news. The company, which owns almost 200 stations in the USA, has reportedly been forcing its affiliates to run conservative commentary segments, including those by former advisers of President Donald Trump . [Full Article...]

Fort Campbell soldiers killed in Apache crash

Fort Campbell soldiers killed in Apache crash The soldiers were of the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). The crash is the latest in a series of similar incidents involving US military aircraft that began on Tuesday. The names of the deceased soldiers was not immediately released pending notification of next-of-kin. Earlier this week the military saw one aviation accident take place on Wednesday and two ... [Full Article...]

Metal Object In Fatal Brooklyn Police-Involved Shooting Was Welding Torch

Metal Object In Fatal Brooklyn Police-Involved Shooting Was Welding Torch The NYPD said Vassell, who migrated from Jamaica when he was six years old, had pointed the instrument at five police officers, who responded to the 911 calls, before he was shot dead. Neighbors and friends of Mr. Vassell said he often picked items out of the trash as a hobby and would point them at people as a joke. "Police had a choice". [Full Article...]

Australia storm to freestyle relay gold

Australia storm to freestyle relay gold McKeon set a Commonwealth record of 56.78 seconds to beat Groves, whose 57.19 was faster than the time she swam on Thursday. Gold Coast: Australian boxer Taylah Robertson has become the first medallist of the 21st Commonwealth Games without even stepping into the ring after she got a bye straight into the 51kg category women's semifinals. [Full Article...]

Backpage.com shut down, about damn time

Backpage.com shut down, about damn time Backpage allows users to post adverts to sell items, and carries ads for roommates, job openings, automobiles and more. On Friday, an e-label was posted on an online classifieds website, saying it had been detained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation , U.S. [Full Article...]

Everyone, everywhere — Universal health coverage

Everyone, everywhere — Universal health coverage Health financing is still inadequate and with significant out of pocket expenditure and physical access is fairly good but effective access remains a challenge. It said that people displaced within the borders of their own countries are often excluded from health services and have difficulties in accessing them due to social exclusion, financial constraints, as well as cultural and political bar... [Full Article...]

The BJP is the party of a New India

The BJP is the party of a New India We are privileged to receive the blessings of people of all age groups, across all sections of society. "This is a thing of joy for the party", he added. GRAND PREPARATIONS HAVE BEEN DONE TO celebrate the 38th Foundation Day of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP ) here today. "We believe that we are once again going to form the government with overwhelming majority in 2019", he said. [Full Article...]

Syria: Fighters begin leaving Ghouta's last rebel-held town

Syria: Fighters begin leaving Ghouta's last rebel-held town Eastern Ghouta , a 105-square-km agricultural region consisting of several towns and farmlands, used to be occupied by several rebel groups, who posed the last threat to the capital by firing shells into Damascus' government-controlled neighborhoods. [Full Article...]

Census citizenship question continues effort to preserve white political power

Census citizenship question continues effort to preserve white political power Yet demanding citizenship information in the Census is expected to depress participation among immigrants, causing a population undercount that would disproportionately harm states and cities with large immigrant communities. The Census Bureau announced its decision to add the citizenship inquiry after less than four months of consideration. The suit , as NPR and the Chicago Tribune ... [Full Article...]

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic tests spaceship over California's Mojave Desert

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic tests spaceship over California's Mojave Desert Virgin Galactic said Thursday's milestone marked the start of the final portion of Unity's flight test program, which began after a 2014 test-flight crash of its predecessor, VSS Enterprise , which killed one of its two pilots and set back the project. [Full Article...]

Southern California Shaken by Strongest Quake in Years

Southern California Shaken by Strongest Quake in Years Veteran seismologist Lucy Jones says earthquakes of such size typically occur about once a year in Southern California . The quake's epicenter was 17 miles (27 kilometers) from Santa Cruz Island, which is largely unpopulated but does have some staff and is visited by campers. [Full Article...]

Malaysian PM Razak dissolves parliament ahead of vote

Malaysian PM Razak dissolves parliament ahead of vote Pandikar said the next matter would be in the hands of the Election Commission (EC) to conduct the general election process. Mr Najib's announcement comes on the back of robust growth for Malaysia, buoyed by a recovery in global crude oil prices and increased trade and infrastructure investment from Malaysia's largest trading partner, China. [Full Article...]

Former South Korean president Park jailed 24 years for corruption

Former South Korean president Park jailed 24 years for corruption The court said Park received bribes worth 7.2 billion won from Samsung Group, though it can not determine how much she kept for herself. Park, 66, maintains that she's a victim and has been refusing to attend court sessions since October. [Full Article...]

Steve Kerr Rips Golden State For "Pathetic" Effort In Loss To Pacers

Steve Kerr Rips Golden State For The first time, the Warriors were without their four All-Stars due to multiple injuries . Golden State briefly took a small lead early in the second. So what did the Pacers do? They punched back even harder. Durant, who scored a team-high 27 points, disagreed with Kerr's viewpoint of the Warriors' effort. Granted, the Warriors (57-22) did not just lose to the Pacers (46-32) because of Dura... [Full Article...]

Cardi B Does This Make Me Look Pregnant? (Hell, Yes It Does!!!)

Cardi B Does This Make Me Look Pregnant? (Hell, Yes It Does!!!) In February, Cardi B denied pregnancy rumours on social media after a fan asked her if was holding back on a secret. "I'm not a damn animal at the zoo that you just could see everything, no", she stresses. If you've not f**ked my man or you're not taking my money from me then I don't really give a f**k about you. She said people just want to see them have a public feud for entertainment. [Full Article...]

Experiencing WrestleMania weekend is the ultimate for any WWE fan

Experiencing WrestleMania weekend is the ultimate for any WWE fan Keep in mind that the WWE WrestleMania betting odds will probably change as the pay-per-view draws closer, but it would be hard to see Undertaker losing two years in a row on "the grandest stage of them all". As this is a shortlist, plenty of noteworthy people are going to be excluded, and that isn't to say that they won't make a splash, but that I just don't think they're going to be as h... [Full Article...]

Trump says he did not know about $130000 payment to Stormy Daniels

Trump says he did not know about $130000 payment to Stormy Daniels Trump is "something [that] isn't true, '" Daniels" lawyer, Michael Avenatti , said in the lawsuit referring to Daniels' real name. This claim is one that Daniels' attorney, Michael Avenatti , plans to prove is untrue. He was then asked why Cohen, who admitted he made the payment, would do so. Following allegations by the adult film star that she and Trump had an affair in 2006-shortly after ... [Full Article...]

Atlantic Hurricane Season 2018: Predictions

Atlantic Hurricane Season 2018: Predictions Phil Klotzbach presented his teams forecast for 2018 Atlantic hurricane activity at the National Tropical Weather Conference today. As many as 14 named storms have been predicted , seven of which are expected to be just as monstrous as Harvey , Irma and Maria from previous year. [Full Article...]

Senator Mustapha Bukar is dead

Senator Mustapha Bukar is dead A source close to the Senate President confirmed the death of the lawmaker via phone, Daily Trust reports. The governor of Kastina State, Alhaji Aminu Masari , while paying his last respect during the burial ceremony described the death of the senator as an "act of God". [Full Article...]

Donald damns DACA to hell: Trump passes over the Easter spirit

Donald damns DACA to hell: Trump passes over the Easter spirit In a series of tweets , the president said he would not make a deal for Dreamers, claiming that undocumented immigrants are pouring into the US because they want in on the act. "We will be doing things with Mexico, and they have to do it, otherwise I'm not going to do with the NAFTA deal", Trump said. As educational website ThoughtCo reported in August , neither president was required to s... [Full Article...]


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