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Author: 0 Pelosi's 'five white guys' joke not well received by peer

Drew Hammill, Pelosi's spokesman, later said she wasn't criticizing Hoyer's participation and has made similar comments during meetings with him and others this week, without complaints. She specifically mentioned the race of the negotiators and the race of those left out. Walmart on Thursday joined a growing list of companies who have chose to share the tax cut savings with employees, announcing a plan to boost pay and give bonuses worth up to $1,000 to workers.

World News Michigan, Vermont, New Jersey: The states trying to legalize marijuana in 2018
Author: 0 Michigan, Vermont, New Jersey: The states trying to legalize marijuana in 2018

Trump advisers such as White House counsel Donald McGahn and Kellyanne Conway have spoken to the president on Sessions' behalf, noting his policy successes such as helping to reduce illegal border crossings, The Post reported . "People are dying daily, so we have to prioritize (our efforts) and we need to focus on one thing at a time". The federal government would reap $51.7 billion in sales tax from a legal marijuana market between 2017 and 2025, entirely new revenue for a business ...

World News BJP to hold 'Jail Bharo' agitation against Siddaramaiah govt
Author: 0 BJP to hold 'Jail Bharo' agitation against Siddaramaiah govt

To this, Siddaramaiah had angrily retorted: "I have reared cows, grazed them and even cleaned the dung". Also claiming that those in the opposition are heartless Hindus, while he is a Hindu with a heart. "Those who create an atmosphere of fear among people are called terrorists, the chief minister's statement was in that direction", he added. "According to them, we need to be in jail, and hence, we are launching "jail bharo" programme".

World News Biggest drop in housing prices in a decade
Author: 0 Biggest drop in housing prices in a decade

According to the report, weighted average prices in this residential market have dropped by 2% in 2017 compared to 2016, a second correction in two years. The age of unsold inventory is a matter of concern, said Krishnan . New supply plummeted to 6,176 units in the second half of 2017, a 32% y-o-y decline over the same period in 2016 and a 47% drop from its peak in 2014.

World News MoneyGram and Ant Financial call off merger plans
Author: 0 MoneyGram and Ant Financial call off merger plans

We'll return to the broader implications for this latest veto shortly, but let's start with a quick review of this slightly surprising ending to a story that has stretched on for quite a while now. The U.S. government has also been pressing China on multiple fronts including fairer bilateral trade and greater market access for U.S. companies. Most recently, the administration vetoed the purchase of Lattice Semiconductor Co.

World News Camila Cabello Breaks a Record with Her Debut Album Release
Author: 0 Camila Cabello Breaks a Record with Her Debut Album Release

This is a trend we saw pervade 2017 with features on a number of tracks, like Sirah's "Deadbeat" & Ty Dolla Sign's "So Am I", and production credits on a number of others. But the brunette beauty recently admitted to being "hurt" by Fifth Harmony's dig at her at the MTV Video Music Awards. "I don't like holding onto the past, especially when it's stuff that, in my opinion, is just petty".

World News North and South Korea agree to carry talks on lowering army tensions
Author: 0 North and South Korea agree to carry talks on lowering army tensions

The same official said that South and North Korea would "need to reach agreements on as many things as they are able to agree on before the January 20 meeting", adding that there was "very likely to be some direct meeting [with North Korea] next week, be it working-level or talks by athletic authorities [with second vice culture minister Roh Tae-kang as senior representative]".

World News Traslacion 2018 ends as Black Nazarene returns home to Quiapo church
Author: 0 Traslacion 2018 ends as Black Nazarene returns home to Quiapo church

MPD director Chief Superintendent Joel Coronel led officials of the city government in inspecting the 5.96-kilometer route of the traslacion from the Quirino Grandstand to Quiapo Church, the Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene. Coronel said devotees who would jump over the Jones Bridge would be arrested. Security, provided by about 10,000 policemen and soldiers, was tight throughout the procession route, including the decision to ban mobile phone services in the Quiapo area for the ...

World News Lakers reportedly concerned about LaVar Ball drama having impact on Lonzo
Author: 0 Lakers reportedly concerned about LaVar Ball drama having impact on Lonzo

If he wanted to voice complaints or concerns about basketball, he would do so with far more authority than LaVar, who played just one season of major college basketball. He is averaging a career-high 13.4 points per game despite averaging six fewer minutes than last season. "I got a problem with ESPN deciding that's a story".

World News The 6 official languages of the United Nations and their history
Author: 0 The 6 official languages of the United Nations and their history

Therefore, according to the UN rules, support of two-third member-countries (129 nations) is required out of the total 193 member-nations, Ms Swaraj said in the Lok Sabha during Question Hour. However, she added that spending money would not serve the goal. If, indeed, we have a Prime Minister or a foreign minister who prefers to speak Hindi, they can do so and we can pay for that speech to be translated.

World News Manafort Sues DOJ, Claims Special Counsel Probe Exceeded Authority
Author: 0 Manafort Sues DOJ, Claims Special Counsel Probe Exceeded Authority

To begin with, it's pretty plainly wrong to think that Mueller has gone too far . More often than not, he'll win. While Mueller's investigation is tasked with investigating possible collusion, it is also trying to determine whether Trump or his aides attempted to obstruct the investigation.

World News Islamists Destroy 7 Planes at Russia's Syrian Airbase, Media Report
Author: 0 Islamists Destroy 7 Planes at Russia's Syrian Airbase, Media Report

More than 600 people are in need of urgent medical care, according to SAMS. If confirmed, it would be the single biggest loss of military hardware for the Kremlin strongman since he began supporting Syria's president Bashar al-Assad. "Two military servicemen were killed in the shelling". "The Kommersant report on alleged "actual destruction" of seven Russian war planes at Hmeymim air base is fake", TASS said, citing the ministry.

World News Tattoos lead Thai police to arrest Japanese gang member
Author: 0 Tattoos lead Thai police to arrest Japanese gang member

A police statement said Shigeharu Shirai was arrested Wednesday in a province north of Bangkok, where he has been hiding for over 10 years to evade murder charges in Japan in connection with the death of a rival gang member. Mr Shirai will face illegal entry charges before he is handed over to Japanese authorities, the police statement said. "The suspect has not confessed to murder but has admitted that the victim used to bully him", the Thai police spokesman added.

World News Talks on terror can go with Pak
Author: 0 Talks on terror can go with Pak

MEA also confirmed an earlier report of a " secret meeting" between the NSAs of the two countries. Clearing the air on the NSA talks, Raveesh said the NSA talks were part of the various mechanisms established between India and Pakistan to talk about specific issues.

World News Ethiopia Bans Foreign Adoptions In Effort To Prevent Child Abuse
Author: 0 Ethiopia Bans Foreign Adoptions In Effort To Prevent Child Abuse

One of the most famous people to adopt a child from the poor East African nation was USA actress Angelina Jolie , who adopted her daughter Zahara in 2005. But this practice was put under the spotlight after a United States couple were of convicted of manslaughter in the gruesome starvation and hypothermia death of a teenage girl they adopted from Ethiopia.

World News Brexit: UK looks to secure trans-Pacific trade deal
Author: 0 Brexit: UK looks to secure trans-Pacific trade deal

Britain is exploring the possibility of joining a trans-Pacific trade bloc after Brexit in a bid to find alternative markets for exports that now go to Europe , it has emerged. A Department for International Trade spokeswoman added: "We have set up 14 trade working groups across 21 countries to explore the best ways of progressing our trade and investment relationships across the world".

World News Lalu aides in jail to 'serve' him? RJD denies charge
Author: 0 Lalu aides in jail to 'serve' him? RJD denies charge

Meanwhile, during the hearing, Lalu requested the court to provide chuda-dahi in the jail on Makar Sankranti on which the court assured him that it will be arranged. The other transporters/suppliers punished were Sunil Kumar Sinha (three-and-a-half years in prison and Rs 5 lakh fine), Raja Ram Joshi (three-and-a-half years jail and Rs 5 lakh penalty), Gopinath Das (seven years jail and Rs 10 lakh fine), Sanjay Agarwal (seven years jail and Rs 10 lakh fine), Jyoti Kumar Jha (seven years jail ...

Author: 0 $0.55 EPS Expected for Nucor Corporation (NUE)

MA ended last trade at 67.78 a share and the price is up more than 6.61% so far this year. Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE ) has risen 21.74% since January 9, 2017 and is uptrending. The insider now holds 2,370 shares of Nucor Corporation (NUE). The SI to Nucor Corporation's float is 1.15%. This is an increase from Nucor's previous quarterly dividend of $0.38.

World News Turkey summons top U.S. envoy over Syrian Kurds
Author: 0 Turkey summons top U.S. envoy over Syrian Kurds

Ankara believes YPG fighters are linked with Kurdistan Workers' Party ( PKK ) separatists inside Turkey, responsible for waging armed campaign since 1984 causing death to more than 40,000 people. Turkey on Tuesday called the Russian and Iranian ambassadors to its ministry of foreign affairs to ask the envoys to urge the Syrian government in Damascus to end the border violations in the Idlib de-escalation zone.

World News Mahathir eyes comeback in opposition he once crushed
Author: 0 Mahathir eyes comeback in opposition he once crushed

These were for Anwar to be given a pardon and made prime minister within a year of Pakatan winning the election, for PKR to be allocated the highest number of seats to contest the election and for Dr Mahathir to agree to institutional reforms.

World News INMO To Meet With HSE Today Regarding Overcrowding Crisis
Author: 0 INMO To Meet With HSE Today Regarding Overcrowding Crisis

And the Irish Association of Emergency Medicine said in a statement on the national figures: "The sense of déjà vu is overwhelming but disappointing, nonetheless". "It is clear that a national emergency is now in place and certain locations simply can not cope". Hospitalised cases of influenza and influenza-associated outbreaks in residential care facilities have also increased.

World News OR beats Arizona St. 76-72 - Recap, Box score
Author: 0 OR beats Arizona St. 76-72 - Recap, Box score

OR will have opportunities for wins that may land them closer to the Top 25 in coming weeks. OR (12-5, 2-2 Pac-12) used a late spurt to go up eight points and hit four free throws in the final 32 seconds against the Sun Devils (13-3, 1-3).

World News In tweets, Rubio addresses 'sophisticated attack' in Havana
Author: 0 In tweets, Rubio addresses 'sophisticated attack' in Havana

He said investigators and doctors could not find a single cause or explanation for the broad range of medical symptoms, although he ruled out what he called "mass hysteria". The United States pulled out more than half of its personnel there in September. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said today, a few days after Sen. "I think it's fair to say that whoever did this, did this because they wanted there to be friction between the USA and the Cuban government".

World News 1 sheriff's deputy killed, several injured after shooting in Colorado
Author: 0 1 sheriff's deputy killed, several injured after shooting in Colorado

Sheriff Tony Spurlock described it as an "ambush-type of attack". "This is Colorado . Everybody has a gun", Mr Spurlock said . "He loved this job more than any job he ever had", he said. Officers entered the apartment complex when a resident let them in, Spurlock said, and were shot " almost immediately ". The incident occurred around 5.15am local time at Copper Canyon Apartments, a landscaped apartment complex in Highland Ranch , 16 miles south of Denver .