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Labour have made a breakthrough in elections in the City of London and seen a candidate disqualified in a council by-election in Blackburn. Labour had won the vote in Higher Croft, Blackburn, but the candidate has been disqualified. It is likely that the disqualification happened as the candidate was employed in a profession which is incompatible with holding office. A second by-election is likely. Labour have now got five seats on the City of London corporation, after their full elections…
03.24 / 10:54
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Britain's bill for exiting the European Union will be close to £50bn and "must be honoured", European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker said, but he is not approaching the impending divorce proceedings in a hostile mood. The EC chief told the BBC that the Brussels would negotiate with the UK in a friendly and …
03.24 / 10:45
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Democratic support for the Supreme Court nominee is looking less…
03.24 / 10:37
thehill.com
Donald Trump prizes his skills as a negotiator. It’s the No. 1 selling point for the author of “The Art of the Deal.” But Trump could see his first legislative … Click to Continue »…
03.24 / 10:24
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In the fall of 1780, it looked like the Patriots had all but lost the American Revolution. But a certain group of Americans from Appalachia weren’t having it. On a cold day in October 1780, they took matters into their own hands on Kings Mountain in South C…
03.24 / 10:16
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As if Connecticut didn’t have enough to worry about amid the economic disruption caused by revenue shortfalls and a state government unwilling to live within its means. One of the business community’s jewels is, by some accounts,…
03.24 / 10:14
ctnewsjunkie.com
HARTFORD, CT — One day before public employee unions are expected to pack the Legislative Office Building in opposition to dozens of anti-union bills being heard by the Appropriations Committee, the largest healthcare workers union launched a television ad calling on lawmakers to protect their…
03.24 / 10:14
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Jamie Gorelick, a veteran of President Bill Clinton's Justice Department and a Hillary Clinton supporter, explains why she's working for Trump's daughter…
03.24 / 10:09
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Donald Trump wants to team up with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to make the deal of the century between Israel and the Palestinians. But what if a Trumpian TV star-turned-politician gets Netanyahu…
03.24 / 10:09
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Militants recruit unsettled refugees who have no other hopes or…
03.24 / 10:09
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I truly cannot understand what most of America's Republican lawmakers are thinking. I don't mean their manic drive to cut the number of Americans with health insurance by 24 million — or even the House Freedom Caucus' insistence on gutting regulations that require insurance to cover specific services and procedures (like pregnancy, mental health, and hospitalization). Republicans stake out these positions because of ideology, truly believing that such changes will represent an improvement (…
03.24 / 10:06
theweek.com
SB178 would establish “weights,” simple multipliers that increase the money spent by the state on students who meet certain criteria, such as those still learning English, students with disabilities and those from low-income backgrounds. Research shows that individuals who have to overcome such obstacles to learn need more attention and resources in the cla…
03.24 / 10:03
lasvegassun.com
In a gamble with monumental political stakes, Republicans set course for a climactic House vote on their health care overhaul after Trump claimed he was…
03.24 / 10:03
lasvegassun.com
European Union lawmakers have lifted the EU parliamentary immunity of French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, and by lifting it, the parliament is allowing any eventual legal action against…
03.24 / 09:54
speisa.com
US District Judge Derrick Watson has allegedly received threatening messages This has prompted authorities to provide him with a 24-hour protection detail  Watson froze President Donald …
03.24 / 09:39
capitalbay.com
GOP Intel Committee members 'expect to see smoking gun' proving Trump's claims that Obama spied on him during the transition Classified into seen by House…
03.24 / 09:39
capitalbay.com
Kenya launched the first mobile-based government bond that allows citizens to buy government securities from their mobile phones. Cabinet Secretary in the National Treasury Henry Rotich told a media briefing that citizens would be able to purchase the M-Akiba bond for as little as 30 U.S. dollars. The bond will…
03.24 / 09:37
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Khalid Masood, who attacked Britain's Parliament, killing four people and wounding some 50, was born Adrian Russell Ajao, London's top counterterror officer said Friday. Mark Rowley revealed the name in … Click to Continue…
03.24 / 09:15
mcclatchydc.com
For years, family members of those killed on Sept. 11 and insurance companies tried unsuccessfully through the courts to hold Saudi Arabia or businesses and organizations there responsible for the terrorist attacks. Now that Congress has cleared the way, they're making a fresh…
03.24 / 09:08
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