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Global Media US Supreme Court issues partial stay in NC legislative maps case
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The redistricting fight in Pennsylvania is a microcosm of the anything-goes tactics the GOP will employ to take and hold power. According to a memo released late Monday by a Republican state representative, an effort is now afoot to pursue the impeachment of the five democratically elected Pennsylvania Supreme Court justices who voted, in a 5-2 ruling, in favor of the plaintiffs in the redistricting case .

Global Media SEC, CFTC Chiefs Testify Earlier than Congress on Regulating Cryptocurrency
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As the hearing wore on, the price of bitcoin briefly rose past $7,300, and cryptocurrency enthusiasts on Reddit - a popular venue for discussions about the technology - celebrated the remarks . But that authority does not extend to currency markets, officials said Tuesday, meaning regulators can not impose the same rules on cryptocurrency exchanges that apply to, say, the New York Stock Exchange.

Global Media German Coalition Talks Stretch Into Second Day Of 'Extra Time'
Author: 0 German Coalition Talks Stretch Into Second Day Of 'Extra Time'

The SPD will also get the justice, family and environment ministries as part of the coalition deal, according to reports. More than four months after a national election, Europe's largest economy and pre-eminent power broker is in political paralysis, causing concern among investors and partner countries that policymaking on issues such as Britain's looming departure from the European Union and euro zone reform may be held up.

Global Media Activists block Super Bowl light rail on eve of the big game
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Although Vikings fans admitted it was bittersweet that their favorite team missed out on a chance to be the first team to play a Super Bowl in its home stadium. "I'm glad to have a seat at the table and be a part of what's to come". "I was born and raised here", Davis said. The Minnesota Vikings almost pulled off that feat by reaching the 2018 NFC Championship Game.

Global Media Polish president signs Holocaust bill, triggers Israeli, US criticism
Author: 0 Polish president signs Holocaust bill, triggers Israeli, US criticism

The new law, which President Andrzej Duda signed on Tuesday, criminalizes referring to concentration camps on Polish soil as "Polish death camps". He added that: "The United States reaffirms that terms like "Polish death camps" are painful and misleading". Netanyahu and Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki spoke on the phone 10 days ago, but despite appearing to agree to a diplomatic dialogue, the Polish government stood by the bill last week and pursued Senate approval.

Global Media It's Time To Shut Down All The Shutdowns
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The stop-gap measure drafted by House Republicans would extend temporary funding for much of the government through March 23 and fund the military through September 30, the end of the fiscal year. There would be no crisis if Trump had not canceled the program, Waldman said, even though it was temporary and outside the scope of decisions Trump thought presidents should make on their own.

Global Media Pentagon: Afghan war costs US $45 billion per year
Author: 0 Pentagon: Afghan war costs US $45 billion per year

Republican Senator Rand Paul noted that while some 15,000 United States troops are being deployed under Trump's plan, the Obama administration failed to drive the insurgents into negotiations with a 100,000-strong force. but we've got a policy that we believe in". He said the USA remains committed to brokering peace talks between the government and the Taliban. Sullivan, however, told the committee the Trump administration hasn't seen any evidence that Pakistan has met its demands for ...

Global Media Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian In Nablus
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A Palestinian man was killed Tuesday night during clashes between Palestinian demonstrators and Israeli soldiers in the northern West Bank city of Nablus , Palestinian medics said. Media sources in Nablus said the soldiers abducted Hani Ashraf Khalfa, Nayef Tubasi, Tamer Qandeel, Eyad Abu Salha, Mos'ab al-Kawni, and another Palestinian from al-Bistami family, and one who remained unidentified at the time of this report.

Global Media SpaceX launches a car into Space
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Naturally, Musk kind of lost his mind during and after the launch, so he's tweeting and Instagramming like a madman and mostly focusing on the Tesla . Falcon Heavy has 27 engines , with three main boosters that can ostensibly land themselves after delivering payloads to space . "The centre core hit water at 300 miles per hour (482km/h) and took out two of the engines of the drone ship", Musk said .

Global Media Is The Nunes Memo Backfiring?
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After the memo was released , Nunes seized on one of Trump's talking points to claim "there was no collusion", getting ahead of the special counsel's investigation and its conclusions. Of special interest, as Trump began touting the economy, along with bringing up factory employees and having them say what they were going to do with the money from that big, handsome tax cut, the major networks pulled from the speech to cover the stock market, with the Dow plunging over 1,000 points today.

Global Media Cape Town gets 10bn litres of water
Author: 0 Cape Town gets 10bn litres of water

The drought emphasized the unpredictability of water sources, and the challenges surrounding the increasing need for water security. We had water left so we'd rather give it to Cape Town, explains Groenewald. We trust that the tariff increases will serve as deterrent against high usage", the City said. As a city, we are required to keep within the allocation as set by the national Department of Water and Sanitation.

Global Media Congress attacks PM Modi on Rafale deal
Author: 0 Congress attacks PM Modi on Rafale deal

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi revived an old tradition of the party on Wednesday when he met and interacted with delegations of its leaders and workers from across the country at the All India Congress Committee (AICC) headquarters in Delhi. "What is the price per aircraft of the 36 Rafale jets being purchased by Modi government?" A huge scam is brewing in the procurement of fighter aircraft for the Indian Air Force.

Global Media Trump Says: 'I'd Love To See A Shutdown' If No Immigration Law
Author: 0 Trump Says: 'I'd Love To See A Shutdown' If No Immigration Law

It only took three days for Congress to end the shutdown, voting to reopen the government , but only for three weeks. A bipartisan offer by six senators that Trump rejected would have made citizenship possible for the 690,000 " Dreamers " registered under the program , nicknamed DACA , which shields immigrants who came to the U.S.as children and stayed here illegally.

Global Media Kentucky basketball: Game preview, 3 keys vs Tennessee
Author: 0 Kentucky basketball: Game preview, 3 keys vs Tennessee

Kentucky isn't the greatest shooting team, but the Vols held them to 21% shooting from the 3-point line . "Scoring was hard to come by, and we just stayed with it defensively", Tennessee coach Rick Barnes said. From there, a 10-0 spurt helped Tennessee regain and maintain control for the rest of the first half. Ole Miss: The Rebels have struggled in SEC competition whenever leading scorer Deandre Burnett hasn't been on top of his game.

Global Media Owner of Los Angeles Times to sell the paper
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The San Diego Union-Tribune could soon have a new owner, with a report Tuesday that Chicago-based Tronc plans to sell the paper to health-care billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong. "It's still very big and has a great franchise", Edmonds said. A representative for Soon-Shiong told The Post he was traveling and unavailable for comment on the report.

Global Media Kenya TV ban stays in place
Author: 0 Kenya TV ban stays in place

Viewers of the affected channels can only access them via live stream on Youtube. "The government has got its own reasons for shutting down these media houses for their own security". The Opposition leaders said the move was meant to show solidarity with their colleagues who were being targeted by the police in a crackdown that had seen MPs Tom Kajwang' (Ruaraka) and George Aladwa (Makadara), and self-styled outlawed National Resistance Movement (NRM) General Miguna Miguna arrested.

Global Media Maldives crisis: Indian military kept on standby
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Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed and another judge, Ali Hameed, were arrested hours after President Yameen declared a state of emergency yesterday. The Maldives is in political turmoil, and the country's president has declared a 15-day state of emergency giving him more power to detain people.

Global Media Super Bowl security document found on commercial flight
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Although not labeled as classified, the Department of Homeland Security draft "after-action" reports were designated " For Official Use Only " and " important for national security ", according to CNN . "This exercise was a resounding success and was not conducted in response to any specific, credible threat of a bioterrorism attack", agency spokesman Tyler Q.

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