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by | January 12, 2018 | 03:19

The Trump administration is paving the way for states to impose work requirements for Medicaid recipients. On the day in March when she was sworn in as administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Seema Verma dispatched a letter to governors encouraging "innovations that build on the human dignity that comes with training, employment and independence".

by | January 12, 2018 | 03:18

He is still in the embassy, however, as he fears if he leaves he will be extradited to the US. It comes soon after the UK's Foreign Office rejected Ecuador's attempt to grant Assange - who is Australian by birth - diplomatic status. Assange also points out that he has no limitations under the UN Convention on the Status of Refugees (1951), under which Ecuador granted him asylum.

by | January 12, 2018 | 00:14

Trump did not rule out the possibility of being questioned by Mueller when asked about it at a news conference Saturday. The special counsel and congressional committees investigating the matter have yet to reach a conclusion about whether any collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation took place.

by | January 10, 2018 | 01:34

On Sept. 13, 2017, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a lawsuit against the federal government on behalf of 11 travelers (10 USA citizens and one lawful permanent resident) whose smartphones and other electronic devices were searched without a warrant at the United States border.

by | January 10, 2018 | 01:33

Democrats have been supportive of certain border security measures, but have stopped short of supporting a physical wall. Trump had previously declared several times that any legislation on DACA would have to include funding for a wall along the US-Mexico border and major changes to legal immigration categories.

by | January 10, 2018 | 01:30

The State Department's declaration Thursday signaled growing frustration over Pakistan's level of cooperation in fighting terrorist networks. "We simply can not ignore the terror sanctuaries (in Pakistan) if we're going to make progress in Afghanistan", he said, adding that "the president has been very clear about his commitment to stabilising Afghanistan".

by | January 10, 2018 | 01:22

The alligators at Shallotte River Swamp Park are out of danger. Alligators, he explained, don't like subfreezing temperatures any more than warmblooded humans, and when faced with such extremes they go into survival mode. All of the alligators in the park have been rescued from captivity and therefore can not go back to the wild. "(It's) just an absolute unbelievable survival technique and these guys were built tough millions of years ago and they remain tough today", Howard said.

by | January 10, 2018 | 01:16

During the public comments period, Hargrave was asked to stop asking questions, and she obeyed. Deyshia Hargrave , a middle school teacher in the Vermilion Parish school system, was videotaped being escorted out of a room and then wrestled into handcuffs by a city marshal on January 8.

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:09

BDS groups from around the world are included on the list as is the US-based organization, Jewish Voice for Peace , which is calling for an end to the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem. The US-based Jewish Voice for Peace, which was also blacklisted, said in a Facebook post: "Israel's decision to specifically ban JVP is disconcerting but not surprising, given the further erosion of democratic norms and rising anxiety about the power of BDS as a tool to demand ...

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:04

In 2013, a two-judge bench of Justices G.S. Singhvi and S.J. Mukhopadaya had ruled that Section 377 of the IPC was illegal, overturning a judgment of a three-judge bench of the Delhi high court which had decriminalised gay sex. Reopening the debate on Indian Penal Code's Article 377, the three-judge bench of the apex court, headed by CJI Dipak Misra said, "it would reconsider and examine the Constitutional validity of section 377 ".

by | January 09, 2018 | 01:53

Fire officials stated that the fire-fighting system was not working and they found that the management had compromised with fire safety norms. The fire was successfully brought under control by 8.30 am and no causalities were reported. The fire reportedly took place on the third floor of the building located near Mumbai University, Fort. Eight fire engines and six water tankers were rushed to the spot.

by | January 08, 2018 | 03:54

So, in honor of female empowerment, we created a list of iconic actresses who've won in the past. "It's time for us to make a difference, and everyone can make a difference and reach out and learn more at TimesUpNow.com", added Dern. Susan Sarandon will bring Rosa Clemente , an organiser, political commentator and journalist who campaigns for media justice and voter engagement among youth of colour.

by | January 08, 2018 | 03:54

HaleyHaley: "Open question" if USA athletes will attend Olympics amid North Korea tensions Haley: Trump isn't deciding who controls east Jerusalem Emergency UN Security Council meeting called after Trump's Jerusalem announcement: report MORE called for a series of emergency sessions with the U.N.

by | January 08, 2018 | 03:43

The attack targeted a patrol unit of the police in the main market in Sopore. The blast took place in the very town square where on January 6, 1993, more than 55 people were killed by the BSF (Border Security Force) in retaliation to a militant attack.

by | January 08, 2018 | 03:39

The couple had been cycling past the device when the man stopped to investigate it. Police at the scene of the incident. The report quoted police sources as saying that there was no indication that the explosion was directed against any individuals or property.

by | January 08, 2018 | 03:10

Other states that permit the regulated sale of marijuana for recreational use include Washington, Oregon, Alaska, and Nevada. Sessions has railed against marijuana for years. "Trump promised to let states set their own marijuana policies". He said the Trump administration's position "defies facts and logic". "I'm not anxious.

by | January 07, 2018 | 09:24

Trump signed an executive order late Wednesday disbanding the election integrity commission, saying he didn't want to waste taxpayer money fighting with state governments over their voter data. "The President's Election Integrity Commission was a vehicle launched with the singular goal of laying the groundwork to promote voter suppression policies on a national scale", said Kristen Clarke, the president and executive director of the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.

by | January 07, 2018 | 08:15

The striking unions, immediately grabbed the opportunity to take a pot shot at the government's move. "I thought it was my duty to work for the people", said Mr Rajakrishnan, who is a first-time MLA from Andhiyur. Transport Minister M.R. Vijayabaskar accused "some unions" of trying to flare up the strike for their own agenda even as 32 trade unions signed the wage agreement.

by | January 07, 2018 | 08:11

The court also imposed Rs 5 Lakh fine on Lalu. He also added that they will approach the High Court for bail. On Friday, the seasoned politician urged the court to give him minimum punishment, citing health issues. The Special CBI Court was supposed to sentence the convicts on January 3. RJD leader and son of Lalu Prasad Yadav , Tejashwi Yadav today claimed that BJP would have given his father title of "Raja Harischandra" had he aligned himself with the party.

by | January 07, 2018 | 06:45

He said that the administration was undercutting bipartisan efforts to help those protected by DACA with the $18 billion request and other immigration demands. Durbin is now working with four other Senators, three of whom are Republican, on a deal that will protect DACA while also beefing up border security, but it appears Trump's demands could stall talks.