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by | February 22, 2018 | 03:32

One issue the budget didn't directly address is zoning, Davidoff said, adding that the taxes on speculation and foreign buyers might provide some indirect help because they will "bash" the high end of the real estate market. "This problem's been ignored for far too long", James said. Those units will be in addition to the 1,700 affordable rental homes funded in last year's budget update.

by | February 22, 2018 | 03:31

Franklin Graham stopped short of endorsing Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential campaign, but did join Trump at a post-election rally, telling the crowd he believed God had intervened in the election to ensure a Trump victory. As his stature increased, so too did the fears, emotions and hyper-patriotism of the Cold War. Mr Graham's message was not complex or unique, yet he preached with a conviction that won over audiences worldwide.

by | February 22, 2018 | 03:29

But I will decline the advice I was recently given by your top negotiator, Saeb Erekat. Reiterating Palestine's commitment to hold negotiations with Israel, Abbas said it "is our strategic choice for the sake of the coming generations in our region".

by | February 22, 2018 | 02:57

He has I think up I think he's now made 17 total indictments . The comments Trump cited on Tuesday were about that - Obama's response to Trump's claims that the election was rigged and calls for supporters to monitor certain areas on the day of the election.

by | February 22, 2018 | 02:52

A Winter Weather Advisory will be in effect for Sullivan and Ulster Counties 4 a.m.to 6 p.m. Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. "Most definitely it's going to slow down", said David Bishop, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Portland.

by | February 22, 2018 | 02:49

While there have been no reports that the shooter in the Parkland, Fla., school shooting last week that killed 17 people used such a device, a shooter last October in Las Vegas who massacred 59 people and wounded hundreds others did use bump stocks.

by | February 22, 2018 | 02:43

In that event, a counter protester was run over and killed, and a self-proclaimed white supremacist has been charged in that death. "President Trump in 2017 reflected what white supremacist groups want to see: a country where racism is sanctioned by the highest office, immigrants are given the boot and Muslims banned", Heidi Beirich, director of the SPLC's Intelligence Project, said in a statement.

by | February 22, 2018 | 02:42

La Concha beach in San Sebastián, Spain - a famed beach in a shell-shaped bay - was named best beach in Europe, followed by Elafonissi in Greece and Falesia in Olhos de Agua, Portugal. Other Florida beaches making the 2018 TripAdvisor list were Miami's South Beach, No. 4; Fort Lauderdale Beach, No. 6; Saint Pete Beach, No. 7; Hollywood Beach, No.

by | February 22, 2018 | 02:40

Bump stocks have only been a factor in one of the many high-profile mass shootings in recent years: last year's massacre in Las Vegas , now the deadliest in American history. The comments mark the president's first public appearance in Washington since his brief speech Thursday after the Parkland shooting , and his comments on bump stocks are the first he has made definitively proposing a policy solution related to gun control.

by | February 22, 2018 | 01:59

The president added: "We must focus on evidence-based solutions and security measures that actually work and that make it easier for men and women of law enforcement to protect our children and safety". Gun control advocates want to close loopholes that permit loose private sales on the internet and at gun shows, as well as banning assault-type weapons and passing laws to enable family members, guardians or police to ask judges to strip gun rights temporarily from people who show ...

by | February 22, 2018 | 01:27

President Donald Trump had reportedly approved the meeting, with the caveat that the USA wouldn't back off its previous demand that Pyongyang abandon its nuclear weapons program. In an interview with The Washington Post , Pence said that he "didn't avoid the dictator's sister", but he did ignore her. North Korea pulled out of the meeting after Pence announced new sanctions over Kim's nuclear weapons program and harshly criticized the regime, Ayers said.

by | February 22, 2018 | 01:19

A check made by Manila Bulletin showed that nowhere in the 28-page Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community did the paper describe Duterte a "threat to democracy" in Southeast Asia. Roque then added, "This is something that we're taking very seriously". "The US intelligence community's assessment is myopic and speculative at best", Presidential spokesman Harry Roque said in a statement.

by | February 22, 2018 | 01:20

Former Obama national security spokesman Ned Price said on MSNBC Tuesday that the Obama administration warned voters about the meddling one month before the election. Amid a growing call for action on guns, the White House said Sunday the president will host a "listening session" with students and teachers this week, but offered no details on who would attend or what would be discussed.

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:51

Jordan , Letitia Wright , and Daniel Kaluuya on their smash movie . "I also feel like we just have a month where we do it". The Chadwick Boseman-starring film, the 18th installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe , is riding the high of a record-shattering run, having pulled in $ 242 million over the four-day President's Day weekend.

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:37

DUP MPs warned that essential services in Northern Ireland would suffer if Ms Bradley continued to resist calls to restore direct rule. In the latest round of talks between the two parties in a bid to restore the power-sharing system in Northern Ireland, the two sides again failed to reach an agreement due to differences over a number of issues including the passage of an Irish language act insisted by Sinn Fein but refused by the DUP.

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:40

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department revealed that a security guard at El Camino High School in Whittier overheard a "disgruntled student" threaten to unleash gunfire on the school last Friday, just two days after 17 people were killed in the Florida high school shooting .

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:33

The trip to Tallahassee was planned by the students, local organizations say they are there to support them. About 500 Leon High School students and parents applauded as the students got off the bus from Broward County. The eyes of the nation will be on Tallahassee Wednesday as high school students from around the state call on lawmakers to take action following the deadly shooting in Parkland on February 14.

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:31

The 24-year-old singer was set to deliver a heartfelt tribute to the victims of the Manchester terror attack but that honour will now go to Liam Gallagher . A source connected the BRITs adds: 'It will be the biggest talking point of the night. The insider continued, "The whole industry wants to come together to pay their respects to the victims".

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:29

The 19-year-old suspect in the high school shooting last week in Parkland, Florida , had used an AR-15-style semi-automatic rifle that was purchased legally, USA Today has reported . In light of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida , the White House is hosting teachers and students to talk about school safety. When asked whether Trump would consider renewing the federal assault weapons ban which expired over ten years ago, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said ...

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:22

More than anyone else, Mr Graham built evangelicalism into a force that rivalled liberal Protestantism and Roman Catholicism in the US. His stances were not always popular. Former President Bill Clinton said he'll never forget the first time he saw Graham: 60 years ago at Little Rock, Arkansas, during the push for desegregation in schools.

by | February 21, 2018 | 22:22

The police department said there was no indication of how long the lockdown might last. Police say they're taking the threat seriously and have requested assistance from Hennepin County and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The Hennepin County sheriff's office and the FBI are assisting with the investigation. On Tuesday night, police became aware of a post on a social media site that was deemed threatening in nature.

by | February 21, 2018 | 22:16

Shortly before taking office previous year, Trump Sr said he would hand off control of his business empire, which includes luxury homes and hotels across the world, to his sons Donald and Eric, and move his assets into a trust to help ensure that he would not consciously take actions as president that would benefit him personally.

by | February 21, 2018 | 22:18

So, what did he do? Given how narrowly Trump won the election (by approximately 107,000 votes in three swing states), it is not a stretch to say Russian involvement had some level of impact, although it probably didn't swing the election.

by | February 21, 2018 | 21:47

Many students were still en route to Tallahassee when the vote took place and on Wednesday still meant to meet with legislators. Survivors of last week's Florida school shooting plan to hold a rally in the state Capitol Wednesday, to try and pressure lawmakers into enacting tougher gun control measures.

by | February 21, 2018 | 21:40

Baker Hospital in Quesnel at around 11:30 Tuesday morning. The officer was intervening in a domestic disturbance Wednesday when the suspect shot him in Prince George's County, according to WTTG-TV. Authorities requested "patience and respect" while they continued their investigation into the deadly confrontation, adding "our sole focus is the family".