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Industry Remembers Barbara Bush, Popularizer of Pearls

Industry Remembers Barbara Bush, Popularizer of Pearls Her 73-year marriage to former president George H.W. Bush was the longest of any presidential couple. President Barack Obama in 2016 opted against attending the funeral for Nancy Reagan, though former First Lady Michelle Obama did show up in person to pay her respects. [Full Article...]

Syrian air defences respond to missile attack on two airbases

Syrian air defences respond to missile attack on two airbases Approximately nine missiles reportedly targeted the base; their source isn't yet clear. It also comes roughly a week after two Israeli F-15 fighters targeted another Syria's airbase in Homs province, Tiyas (also known as T-4 Airbase). "There is no U.S. military activity in that area at this time", Eric Pahond, a Pentagon spokesman said when asked about the strike in Homs. On Saturday (April 14),... [Full Article...]

Rushmore Mall Herberger's is set to close

Rushmore Mall Herberger's is set to close More than 200 of the company's stores will be put on the chopping block. The release goes on to say that Bon-Ton expects to provide more details about the liquidation plans and going out of of business sales at its stores following approval of the winning bid by the Bankruptcy Court. [Full Article...]

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan declares early elections on June 24

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan declares early elections on June 24 He said the first scenario could be early elections on August 26 as Bahceli proposed, or Erdogan could insist that elections take place on the dates already established. But Fadi Hakura, Turkey expert at London-based think tank Chatham House, told AFP that the authorities were keen to hold the elections before any further deterioration in the economy. [Full Article...]

Protesters Gather to Show Disappointment in Trump's Airstrikes on Syria

Protesters Gather to Show Disappointment in Trump's Airstrikes on Syria He added, "So proud of our great Military which will soon be, after the spending of billions of fully approved dollars, the finest that our Country has ever had". France, the United States and Britain circulated a draft resolution to the UN Security Council late on Saturday that aims to establish a new independent inquiry into who is to responsible for chemical weapons attacks in Syria. [Full Article...]

Trump morally unfit to be President: James Comey

Trump morally unfit to be President: James Comey Jennifer Palmieri, who served as Clinton's communications director, told CNN on Sunday that Comey worked "very clearly outside of the bounds of how the Federal Bureau of Investigation is supposed to operate", despite saying he was "always trying to act within the bounds of how the Federal Bureau of Investigation is supposed to operate". [Full Article...]

CNN Uses Sean Hannity Story To Give Lessons In Honest Journalism

CNN Uses Sean Hannity Story To Give Lessons In Honest Journalism There's also heavy speculation since Trump allegedly paid off Stormy Daniels through Cohen and his other client, former RNC deputy finance chair Elliott Broidy , reportedly hired him to pay off a playmate with whom he had an affair. Hannity also said that he "might have handed him 10 bucks". They're probably just hoping to score points with their Fox News-despising base and get a campaign do... [Full Article...]

The Guy Who Threatened Stormy Daniels Looks Like a Teen Heartthrob

The Guy Who Threatened Stormy Daniels Looks Like a Teen Heartthrob Stormy Daniels , an adult film actress, is locked in a legal battle with President Trump and his personal lawyer Michael Cohen . She said she is speaking out because she is exhausted of being threatened. I felt dizzy and went into the restroom and one of the instructors followed me to ask if I was ok, and I lied and said my baby had a blowout. Forget the story." The man then cryptically added, ... [Full Article...]

Spring storm batters Upper Midwest, brings tornadoes to South

Spring storm batters Upper Midwest, brings tornadoes to South Paul airport. On Saturday, the storm resulted in the cancellation of not quite 470 flights at the airport. Some suspected tornadoes may be downgraded as merely strong winds, or the weather service may discover new tornado damage this week. A couple of trees fell on homes, and two families are displaced, Loftin said. Meteorologists say a possible tornado touched down from Lexington to Irmo Sunday... [Full Article...]

Roskomnadzor vs Telegram: over 16 million IP addresses blocked so far

Roskomnadzor vs Telegram: over 16 million IP addresses blocked so far Russia's state telecommunications regulator said on Tuesday it had sent requests to Google and Apple asking them to remove the Telegram messenger service from their application stores, the Interfax news agency reported . Though the Russian authorities have instructed all Internet Service Providers in Russia to comply with the court ruling, the court decision could still be appealed withi... [Full Article...]

Watchdog: Privacy booth violated spending laws

Watchdog: Privacy booth violated spending laws The agency violated the law by using more than $5,000 of fiscal 2017 appropriated funds for an unintended goal without giving lawmakers advance notice, GAO investigators wrote in a report released Monday. In a so-called " government watchful ", EPA inspector-general Arthur Elkins Jr. explained his team had examined employees records for 6 workers who were hired or had received increases beneat... [Full Article...]

ZTE faces revived US export ban over false statements

ZTE faces revived US export ban over false statements Likewise, the ban also means that that the maker of the popular Snapdragon processor is out a revenue stream for the next seven years. Its phones in the United States use chip sets and processors from Qualcomm , according to company specifications on its U.S. [Full Article...]

Dogged By Scandals, Japanese PM Abe Travels To US For Trump Meeting

Dogged By Scandals, Japanese PM Abe Travels To US For Trump Meeting Their latest summit at Mar-a-Lago - the pair has already met twice during Trump's time in office - may offer a brief window to change the conversation. Both are embroiled in controversies surrounding dodgy financial deals but, while Trump's poll numbers are holding up, Abe's have plummeted to record lows. [Full Article...]

Boy, 8, brings knife to school, attacks 3 students

Boy, 8, brings knife to school, attacks 3 students School Superintendent Bruce Watkins says the boy lashed out at the other students until an adult intervened. The kids that were hurt suffered blows to their heads, but no facial injuries. Pleasantview has 720 students in kindergarten through fifth grade, according to the school district's website . An ambulance was called but was not needed. [Full Article...]

In Yerevan there were clashes between students and police

In Yerevan there were clashes between students and police They blocked the streets in Central Yerevan. It was the first presidential election since a 2015 constitutional referendum that was created to shift power in Armenia from the presidency to parliament and, mainly, the prime minister. The growing protests are aimed at preventing Serzh Sargsyan from assuming the position of prime minister. The injuries were caused by the special measures that ha... [Full Article...]

Trump calls Comey a 'Slimeball,' defends 'Mission Accomplished' phrase on Twitter

Trump calls Comey a 'Slimeball,' defends 'Mission Accomplished' phrase on Twitter It's the first sit-down, televised interview Comey has given since he was sacked by President Donald Trump a year ago and the first in a series of interviews he will sit for in the coming weeks. In Sunday's tweets, Trump cited Comey's admission about his decision-making and asserted, confusingly, that he handled the investigation how he did because he wanted a job, presumably in the Clinton admi... [Full Article...]

Is There A Deeper Reason Behind Trump's Pardon Of Scooter Libby?

Is There A Deeper Reason Behind Trump's Pardon Of Scooter Libby? Some argued that, as Hamilton put it, “the supposition of the connivance of the Chief Magistrate ought not to be entirely excluded.” In the end, though, they made a decision to give, even for treason, the pardon power to the president alone. [Full Article...]

Ryan says Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy should be the next House Speaker

Ryan says Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy should be the next House Speaker Ryan celebrated his accomplishments, mainly the recent tax reform bill signed, and lamented he was never able to achieve entitlement reform. Representative Jim Jordan , a co-founder of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, whose members have at times clashed with Ryan and other Republican leaders, said he is also open to pursuing the role of speaker. [Full Article...]

France Mulls Military Action Against Syria For Gas Attacks

France Mulls Military Action Against Syria For Gas Attacks On the ground in Syria , rebels in Eastern Ghouta surrendered their heavy weapons and their leader left the enclave, signalling the end of one of the bloodiest assaults of the seven-year war and a major win for the Assad regime. President Donald Trump on Thursday softened his rhetoric about potential airstrikes on Syria, a day after warning Russian Federation that missiles "will be coming, nice... [Full Article...]

Severe storms risk on Sunday PM

Severe storms risk on Sunday PM The balmy weather in Colorado Springs is forecast to continue through the end of the weekend, meteorologists say. An isolated shower will possible this evening, with temps falling only into the 70s. We need the rain, we're falling behind for the month and year in San Antonio, and it looks like at least 1 inch of rain will be possible Friday into Saturday along and east of 35. [Full Article...]


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