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by | March 21, 2018 | 10:50

The court's version also splits fewer counties than the proposals it received in the past 10 days from Gov. Tom Wolf , GOP leaders, House and Senate Democrats . A district in the previous map completely surrounded the DE line and included narrow corridors to other parts of the district. The Lehigh Valley's congressional district will soon be the 7th instead of the 15th and include all of Lehigh and Northampton counties and a slice of Monroe.

by | March 21, 2018 | 09:45

Myanmar's president, a close friend of leader Aung San Suu Kyi, has announced that he is retiring. The vacant presidency post is to be filled within seven days in accordance with the constitution, U Zaw Htay, director-general of the President Office told Xinhua.

by | March 21, 2018 | 09:42

Mark Warner , the top Democrat on the panel, previewed some of the committee's recommendations for improving the nation's election infrastructure at a bi-partisan news conference. Sen. "The Russians were relentless in attempting to meddle in the 2016 elections", said Sen. The committee affirmed that US election infrastructure is "fundamentally resilient", but nevertheless put forth a slate of six recommendations, the bulk of which are tailored to the principle of state-level responsibility ...

by | March 21, 2018 | 07:54

In case of rain out, the event will take place Saturday, March 31. Cedartown First United Methodist Church is inviting the community to come take part in their upcoming Easter Egg Hunt and several other church events next weekend. Field House no later than 7:45pm. Celebrate Easter at the YMCA in Fullerton this year! Easter is never complete without visiting this annual party! Advanced tickets are required to attend Breakfast with the Easter Bunny so if you are interested, contact the ...

by | March 21, 2018 | 07:20

Ms Bhathal was also forced to deny allegations of bullying from Greens members from her local branch who leaked a 101-page dossier of complaints against her. Bandt was handing out how-to-vote cards in Clifton Hill in the southernmost tip of the electorate and said the queues had been much lower than at the 2016 election campaign.

by | March 21, 2018 | 07:10

Pritzker is, as of the latest poll , the clear front-runner, but it'a s mystery to me what the actual likely outcomes are, given the question of voter turnout and enthusiasm, so I don't have a sense as to whether a vote for Kennedy is a wasted vote or not.

by | March 21, 2018 | 06:42

They also said United States involvement in Yemen was needed to counter the threat from Iran. He gave CBS's 60 Minutes an interview , which aired on Sunday, doing his best to come off as a progressive leader, and Saudi officials have been doing the rounds with US media to emphasize Saudi Arabia's disdain for Iran , its chief rival in the region.

by | March 21, 2018 | 06:39

DeLauro asked whether school counselors could help prevent school shootings by supporting the social and emotional well being of students - and DeVos agreed they "certainly" could. FILE - Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., speaks at a news conference in Seattle, Feb. 21, 2017. "No experts? No Democrats?" "Real experience is absolutely critical to get anything done".

by | March 21, 2018 | 06:38

The Navy later named two destroyers in honor of the Sullivan brothers. The USS Juneau is the latest Second World War wreck to be discovered by a team funded by billionaire Microsoft co-founder, Paul Allen. The Juneau sank very quickly - reportedly within 30 seconds - and despite there being approximately 115 survivors, a serious rescue effort was not initiated for several days, by with time only ten men were rescued from the disaster.

by | March 21, 2018 | 05:45

The driver had apparently left the little girl inside while they went into the office to get some cash, but by the time they came out, the auto had disappeared. Kiara Moore was strapped into the auto, which her mother, Kim Rowlands, had left outside an outdoor activity centre owned by her father while she popped in to get some money.

by | March 21, 2018 | 05:19

But this time, they will be held for only four weeks, the two countries said. The United Nations Command has notified Pyongyang on the schedule as well as "the defensive nature of the annual exercises", said the Pentagon in a statement. Flag bearer of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Hwang Chung-gum (L) and flag bearer of South Korea Won Yun-jong march together under a unified Korean flag during the opening ceremony of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games at ...

by | March 21, 2018 | 04:53

Noor shot Ms Damond, a 40-year-old life coach, on July 15, minutes after she called to report a possible sexual assault in the alley behind her home. After the shooting, Ms. Footage from when the cameras did turn on begins with the officers standing over Damond's body. Damond's maiden name was Ruszczyk but she had already started using her fiancé Don Damond's last name.

by | March 21, 2018 | 04:47

Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri did not appear overly concerned about Giorgio Chiellini's injury, despite seeing the key defender forced to leave the pitch late-on in Saturday's 0-0 stalemate with SPAL . While he will miss the worldwide matches against Argentina and England, Chiellini could be in the frame for his club's home game against AC Milan on March 31.

by | March 21, 2018 | 04:44

South Africa and Zimbabwe enjoyed excellent bilateral relations which dated back to the days of the liberation struggle, she said. He is not a honest man- we know his tricks and antics. Mugabe told reporters that last November's takeover was a "military coup" - a phrase his successor Emmerson Mnangagwa has done everything to avoid.

by | March 21, 2018 | 04:33

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Plan on possible travel difficulties in some areas for the afternoon drive as a transition to snow will take place around that time for most of Hampton Roads. North wind 5 to 7 miles per hour becoming light and variable after midnight. Tomorrow looks to be more of a pleasant afternoon in the forecast with much lower humidity and temps only topping out in the lower 60's.

by | March 21, 2018 | 04:20

I hope Ben Carson has a comfortable couch at home. "And, you know, I left it with my wife", he said. Additionally, when The New York Times first reported on the extravagant purchase, HUD spokesman Raffi Williams told the paper that Carson did not think the purchase was over-the-top and did not intend to return the furniture set.

by | March 21, 2018 | 04:20

Pearson was taken to the hospital, where he died two days later. Their daughter tried to stop, but Raju beat her also. The Nation gathered that the woman later confessed to have adopted the babies from Nwogu, who was subsequently arrested by the police after monitoring and intelligence report.

by | March 21, 2018 | 04:10

The president continues to signal aggressive trade actions in response to the growing trade deficit with China. He is determined to bring down the US trade deficit with China, which reached $375 billion past year. "We will cut the time it takes for opening a business in China by another half and we will reduce the time required for reviewing a project application by another half", Li said.

by | March 21, 2018 | 03:22

Tuesday's decision was effective immediately, meaning the companies must suspend services pending a final ruling, but the companies have 60 days to appeal, the judicial sources said. Last October, Uber announced it would make investments of $20 million over the next five years on its support centre in Cairo. Uber was founded in 2010 in San Francisco and operates in more than 600 cities across the world.

by | March 21, 2018 | 02:27

There's no victor in a trade war. After tariffs, Trump wants to deal with intellectual-property theft in China. In a memorandum calling on the USTR to initiate the investigation, the president expressed concern that Chinese industrial policies undermine US competitiveness by inhibiting USA exports, offshoring American jobs to China, exacerbating the US trade deficit, and depriving US citizens of proceeds from their intellectual property.

by | March 21, 2018 | 01:24

MSNBC host Ari Melber noted on "The Beat" that Trump had actually praised Mueller in public over the past year, before the screen flashed to a chart showing dates on the X-axis and the number of tweets on the Y-axis. "I think the president's attorney, frankly, does him a disservice when he says that and when he frames the investigation that way", Gowdy said. "If you've done nothing wrong, you should want the investigation to be as fulsome and thorough as possible".

by | March 21, 2018 | 01:09

The President confirmed this week that he placed a private phone call to Russian President Vladimir Putin hours after his landslide election; sparking outrage from liberal lawmakers and the destroy-Trump press. The election was tainted by reports of voting irregularities. "I had a call with President Putin and congratulated him on the victory, his electoral victory", he said during an appearance with the Saudi Crown Prince .

by | March 21, 2018 | 00:54

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders defended Trump's call, and noted that President Barack Obama made a similar call at the time of Putin's last electoral victory. No details were released about the timing or location of a possible meeting, which would be their third since Trump took office in January 2017. The United States also joined Britain, France and Germany in demanding that Russia explain a military-grade nerve toxin attack in England on a former Russian double agent.

by | March 21, 2018 | 00:46

She added, "As a lesbian who ran one of the most high profile races in the country, I know what that's like". "She's also been an active activist, but there's a big difference from running the state of NY and speaking at a rally", she said.

by | March 21, 2018 | 00:00

Yellow severe weather warnings remain in place for nearly the whole of England, large parts of Scotland and parts of Northern Ireland. Further snow to come. He said snow showers in other parts of the country are expected to ease throughout the day, with some spells of sunshine possible. Noisy overnight storms and rain are OUT - Spring is in today but mountain snow develops late tonight into Wednesday morning! The "Son of the Beast" wreaked havoc as Dublin, Carlow, Kildare, ...