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by | February 03, 2019 | 02:01

Northam said Saturday afternoon that he does not think he is one of the two people in a photograph of a man wearing blackface and another wearing a Ku Klux Klan robe that appears on his Eastern Virginia Medical School senior yearbook page.

by | February 02, 2019 | 06:26

I am ready to do that important work . The paper later obtained the 1984 yearbook from the Eastern Virginia Medical School and confirmed that the yearbook page exists. Meanwhile in NY, a proposal to reduce late-term abortion restrictions was signed into law last week; the Virginia measure has stalled. However, the clip that was shared on Twitter, often by conservatives, leaves out the context of what cases a late-term abortion would be considered in.

by | February 02, 2019 | 06:24

In a bipartisan rebuke to President Donald Trump , the Senate voted 68-23 on Thursday to advance an amendment that would oppose withdrawal of U.S. McConnell's amendment will be voted on again next week to determine if it should be tacked on to a broader Middle East policy bill. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) dissented from the bipartisan commitment to "fueling forever wars" and argued that Congress must work to end overseas conflicts instead of inventing "more reasons to continue them".

by | February 02, 2019 | 05:55

He retains support from powerful allies, including Russian Federation and China, but is growing increasingly isolated as more nations back Guaido. Guaido said the Venezuelan government would be "responsible" to its creditors and bondholders.

by | February 02, 2019 | 04:25

Stroger Jr Hospital. Schools and businesses remained closed in several midwestern states, people were encouraged to stay home, and travelers were stranded by grounded flights and halted trains. Masters, from Weather Underground, said the polar vortex was "rotating up into Canada" and not expected to return in the next couple of weeks. Ironically, temperatures were warmer in Alaska (even north of the Arctic Circle) than in iced-over cities like Chicago and Minneapolis.

by | February 02, 2019 | 04:10

Jackson told Stone that prosecutors could use anything he said in public about his case against him, including by comparing it to previous statements. The indictment accused Stone of telling unidentified members of Trump's 2016 campaign team he had advance knowledge of plans by the WikiLeaks website to release damaging emails - stolen by Russian Federation, according to prosecutors - about Trump's Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton.

by | February 02, 2019 | 03:58

The UK's ambassador to the EU, Sir Tim Barrow, objected to it at a meeting in Brussels earlier. The Gibraltarian government said "the use of such language, were it to materialise in the final documents, does not assist the creation of a climate of understanding and trust between Gibraltar and Spain as we prepare to leave the EU".

by | February 02, 2019 | 03:31

Ms Warren shared the DNA results after Mr Trump challenged her at a July rally to take a test to prove her indigenous background. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is expected to officially launch her presidential campaign next week, but first, she has an apology to make.

by | February 02, 2019 | 03:00

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday the United States will abandon a missile treaty it signed with Russian Federation more than three decades ago, because Moscow's not holding up its end of the deal. It forced the superpowers to scrap more than 2,600 land-based missiles with ranges 310 to 3,420 miles - weapons considered destabilizing to the European continent due to their capability to launch a nuclear strike from anywhere without early warning .

by | February 02, 2019 | 01:12

Booker enters what's shaping up to be a crowded presidential primary, with three of his fellow Democratic senators - Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Kamala Harris of California and Kirsten Gillibrand of NY - already either declared or exploring a run.

by | February 01, 2019 | 11:03

Congress scion recently announced that if Congress is voted to power in the general elections, it'll roll out a minimum income for the poor and to counter such a move, the BJP seems set to play populist gambit to woo voters through the interim Budget.

by | February 01, 2019 | 10:47

Agents also seized almost 395 pounds (179 kilograms) of methamphetamine with a street value of $1.18 million, Nogales CBP Port Director Michael Humphries said. The latest seizure in Nogales is the largest-ever confiscation of fentanyl by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency, officials said in a statement.

by | February 01, 2019 | 05:09

Some parts of the United Kingdom are also covered by Yellow warnings from the Met Office for Snow and Ice. An updated warning for snow has been issued for the Burnham-On-Sea area with up to 7 centimetres forecast to fall today Thursday (January 31st).

by | February 01, 2019 | 04:59

The president, talking to reporters in the Oval Office, stood firm. Which happens to be $1.6 billion more than they're willing to offer now. She also said that she was open to negotiating on other points, such as border technology, but Trump has said for weeks that he wouldn't agree to anything without funding for the wall , making Pelosi's supposed openness to negotiation ring hollow.

by | February 01, 2019 | 04:24

Meanwhile, the extreme cold was settling in over the Northeast. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said state police would crack down on truckers who violated a travel ban on Interstate 90 between Rochester and the Pennsylvania border, after a tractor-trailer crash was blamed for a major pileup .

by | February 01, 2019 | 03:01

Carlos Gomez of Honduras, who arrived at the border in a caravan of thousands of Central American migrants past year, was the first to be sent back, Mexican authorities said. The U.S. has witnessed a surge in asylum claims, especially from Central American families. Karen Martinez, 28, a mother of three from San Pedro Sula, Honduras, said that she put her name on the wait list last weekend, even after hearing about the policy, because she had just found a sponsor to receive her in the United ...

by | January 31, 2019 | 10:09

Chris Christie said that "one of the most loathsome, disgusting crimes" he prosecuted more than a decade ago when he was a U.S. attorney was committed by the father of President Donald Trump's son-in-law and top adviser Jared Kushner .

by | January 31, 2019 | 07:42

The prosecutors stopped short of accusing Concord of leaking the material, but they argue that the company's request to have sensitive new evidence sent to Russian Federation "unreasonably risks the national security interests of the United States ".

by | January 31, 2019 | 07:10

Ocasio-Cortez said she doesn't "believe we need five days" if members are correctly doing their jobs, prompting Meadows' response . "The problem is we have significant inequality in the country", he said , laying out issues like one in six Americans being food insecure.

by | January 31, 2019 | 06:19

The warning, which applies to all of Nothern Ireland, was issued on Wednesday morning and is valid between 5:00pm on Wednesday and 11:00am on Thursday. A few snow showers will follow with clearer conditions. Clouding over with some evening rain and snow arriving, perhaps lasting into Friday. Snow showers fell overnight, with many waking to thick accumulations and icy temperatures.

by | January 31, 2019 | 06:18

The Democrats' selection of Abrams is intended as a visual and philosophical counter to Trump's speech to a joint session of Congress on February 5 in the House, which Democrats control. "I plan to deliver a vision for prosperity and equality, where everyone in our nation has a voice and where each of those voices is heard", she said in a statement .

by | January 31, 2019 | 05:55

Amid an angry response, Neely stepped down as the program's director of graduate studies, according to a letter from Dr. Mary Klotman, the medical school dean. And you know with that being the case like you should know about it the fact that the professors who asked about it and I think that they're the ones who should have been.

by | January 30, 2019 | 10:31

She was taken to a nearby hospital, where she was pronounced dead. When emergency responders arrived at the subway station on Monday night, Goodson was unconscious and unresponsive, police said. That can make them frustrating for disabled subway riders who depend on them and an unappealing option for straphangers who do not. Byford hired the first " senior adviser for systemwide accessibility " past year, perhaps inspired by a 2017 lawsuit filed by a group of disability organizations who ...

by | January 30, 2019 | 10:26

But despite planning and precautions, "a lot of danger" remains for officers when they serve warrants. They announced themselves as Houston police officers while simultaneously breaching the front door, according to the chief. Turner was seen Monday evening entering the hospital where the injured officers were taken. "We have several officers that have been struck by gunfire, the situation at the shooting scene is still fluid".

by | January 30, 2019 | 08:34

Superintendent Laurrie said he plans to confer with experts, school administrators and review CDC recommendations in making a decision. The decision is ultimately up to the superintendent with student safety being a top priority. The decision of whether or not to close schools is based on New York State Department of Education guidance. "Our walkers sometimes don't always dress for the weather".

by | January 30, 2019 | 06:21

With only 202 votes for, 432 against, it was the largest government defeat in the Parliament's history. British prime minister Theresa May wants to offer a bilateral treaty to Ireland in order to remove the "backstop" from the European Union withdrawal treaty and prevent a hard border by other means.

by | January 30, 2019 | 06:13

One stood up just as the former Starbucks chairman and chief executive officer was answering his first question from the moderator and called Schultz an "egotistical billionaire". Schultz announced Sunday on " 60 Minutes " that he is considering a run for president as a centrist independent . "I only hope that Starbucks is still paying me their rent in Trump Tower!" "And no one wants to see him fired more than me", Schultz said.

by | January 30, 2019 | 04:04

The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights is travelling to Paris to meet with French authorities to discuss human rights issues related to the yellow vests protests. The yellow vests in France and Belgium may be only the tip of the iceberg of a major social upheaval ahead of the European elections, with a common denominator: people protesting their worsening living standards do not want to be represented by the existing political forces.

by | January 30, 2019 | 03:27

So let's answer that question - to the world and each other - right here and right now: "America, we are better than this". "I'm running to be a President of the people, by the people, for all the people". Early in her speech Sunday, Harris directly addressed some of the criticism she has faced from progressives about her record as district attorney of San Francisco and later attorney general of California.

by | January 30, 2019 | 01:31

A member of Bruce McArthur's defence team, left, Justice John McMahon, Crown Attorney Michael Cantlon and McArthur, right, appear in Ontario's Superior Court of Justice, Monday, Nov.5, 2018. Within months, McArthur came on the police radar, according to court documents. "He was very friendly, kind hearted, open, independent-minded and curious, passionate about learning new things, gardening, exploring new places and meeting new people", Esen's brothers said in a family statement in June .

by | January 29, 2019 | 06:01

The head of the world's largest body of Muslim-majority countries has strongly condemned the bombing of a Catholic church in the Philippines that killed 20 people and wounded almost a dozen. Western governments have welcomed the autonomy pact. Abu Sayyaf, formed in the 1990s to fight for the creation of an independent Islamic state in the southern island of Mindanao, gained global notoriety in the 2000s after foreign tourists and workers in kidnapping-for-ransom operations .

by | January 29, 2019 | 05:42

Mr Varadkar was speaking to Bloomberg Television at the World Economic Forum in Davos. The protest will begin at 3pm on the Old Dublin Road at Carrickcarnon in Dundalk, Co. There was considerable anger and confusion after the EU Commission warned a No Deal Brexit would lead to a hard border in Ireland, only to be contradicted by Dublin.

by | January 29, 2019 | 05:12

The chamber, which represents 200 companies including Maersk and P&0 that facilitate 95 percent of the country's trade in goods, said May should either ditch the Irish backstop - the most contentious part of the deal she agreed in November - or put a time limit on it.

by | January 29, 2019 | 05:13

Both the Taliban and the US cited "progress" over the weekend, and the USA envoy to the talks has said a "draft of a framework" for a peace deal has now been reached - though the details still need to be filled in, and agreed to by Kabul.

by | January 29, 2019 | 04:47

The US Midwest dug out Monday from a snowstorm that closed schools and businesses, as millions braced for risky sub-zero temperatures that could shatter records. Baltimore public works officials said they are preparing for the likelihood of water main breaks, and urged residents to protect outdoor or exposed pipes from the cold.