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admin 23rd July 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A pair of prominent Republican U.S. senators said on Sunday that the United States must move promptly to prepare new sanctions against Russia to discourage interference in upcoming elections. FILE PHOTOS: Republican U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (L) and Lindsey Graham are seen in this combination photo from U.S. Senate hearings on Capitol […]

admin 23rd July 2018

“Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.” Under the Constitution, these are the offenses for which presidents can be impeached. And to hear our elites, Donald Trump is guilty of them all. Trump’s refusal to challenge Vladimir Putin’s claim at Helsinki — that his GRU boys did not hack Hillary Clinton’s campaign — has […]

admin 23rd July 2018

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner had previously stopped just short of Sen. Ted Cruz’s call to vote for a Democrat, saying merely that voters should write in a candidate. | Scott Olson/Getty Images CHICAGO — Gov. Bruce Rauner on Thursday followed Sen. Ted Cruz’s lead and called for voters in a Chicago-area congressional district to “vote […]

admin 23rd July 2018

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday called the religious leaders of Iran “hypocritical holy men” who amassed vast sums of wealth while allowing their people to suffer, part of a highly critical broadside issued as the republic approached the 40th anniversary of its Islamic revolution and the U.S. prepared to reimpose economic sanctions. “Sometimes […]

admin 23rd July 2018

By Elise Viebeck and David Fahrenthold WASHINGTON – Former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page on Sunday denied he was an intelligence agent for Russia, after the release of usually secret documents showed federal investigators believed he was engaged in “clandestine intelligence activities” on behalf of Russia. Page’s denial, on CNN’s “State of the Nation,” was […]

admin 23rd July 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A 15-year-old Indonesian girl who was raped by her brother has been sentenced to six months in prison for having an abortion, police said Sunday. Both the girl and her 18-year-old brother were convicted Thursday by the District Court of Muara Bulian in Batanghari district in Jambi province, said Singgih Hermawan, […]

admin 23rd July 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The agency that supervises the nation’s nuclear weapons stockpile would essentially lose direct Cabinet oversight under legislation that Congress is negotiating. The little-noticed provision in a defense policy bill is opposed by the Trump administration and senior lawmakers from both parties, but efforts to scrap it have not overcome resistance from staffers […]

admin 22nd July 2018

From The New Yorker’s beginnings, cartoons have been an integral part of the publication, and, from the beginning, women have been drawing them. The first New Yorker cartoon created by a woman, Ethel Plummer, appeared in the première issue, on February 21, 1925. She, like many female contributors of the time, was classically trained, having […]

admin 22nd July 2018

Viridian Housing is running a 1st Touch mobile working app to make their Housing Officers lives easier by reducing administration and cutting out the use of paper. The innovative app forms part of Viridian’s Digital First initiative led by its IT and Research & Innovation teams. Viridian’s Digital First strategy aims to radically improve services […]