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Esty calls for ethics review of her handling of Baker allegations, dismissal

Esty calls for ethics review of her handling of Baker allegations, dismissal Baker remained in his job for three months after Esty learned of the allegations and ultimately departed with a letter of recommendation and a small severance payment. That's when she hired a new chief of staff and instituted mandatory harassment trainings for her staff, the letter states. Baker, through friend and spokesman Andrew Ricci, denied he punched Kain but did not challenge her other alle... [Full Article...]

Quant Investors Seeing Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE:CSV) Reach 807798 in Value

Quant Investors Seeing Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE:CSV) Reach 807798 in Value NextEra Energy's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 66.27%. Massachusetts Finance Serv Com Ma reported 0.04% of its portfolio in NextEra Energy Partners, LP ( NYSE :NEP). Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating NextEra Energy Partners, 4 give it "Buy", 0 "Sell" rating, while 0 recommend "Hold". Therefore 67% are positive. [Full Article...]

Senator Warren, in Beijing, says USA is waking up to Chinese abuses

Senator Warren, in Beijing, says USA is waking up to Chinese abuses Mr Yang, a top Chinese diplomat and member of China's elite Politburo, told Mr Moon yesterday on a visit to Seoul it was a crucial moment for alleviating the situation on the Korean peninsula, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said . China has studied the impact of restricting soybean imports in retaliation for USA tariffs on washing machines and solar panels , people familiar with the situation Bl... [Full Article...]

White House Walks Back Claim That David Shulkin Resigned

White House Walks Back Claim That David Shulkin Resigned Ousted Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said Thursday night that he did get a call from President Donald Trump on the day of his firing but that the President didn't mention he would be fired. "Our discussions have been very focused on how we can do better, how we can do things in a better way to serve our veterans. I think it seems that he may be on his way out", Jones said. [Full Article...]

Police arrest taxi drivers for alleged rape in Yenagoa

Police arrest taxi drivers for alleged rape in Yenagoa The name and age of the man have not been released at this time. Delphine Bias lives in the area where the shooting took place and says she heard gunshots before walking to her window to see McCrae lying on the ground. The police auto followed and the vehicle then stopped again. The officer watched the offender from a safe distance. Police believe he was driving at speeds of up to 150km/h, and a... [Full Article...]

Why are teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky protesting?

Why are teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky protesting? She prayed for their futures. Oklahoma teachers are participating in a walkout, protesting a long history of legislative budget cuts in education spending that have tanked Oklahoma's ranking in education and average teacher salaries. About a dozen teachers gathered at the home of Jami Cole, a third-grade teacher at Horace Mann Elementary, and curled up on a plush sectional sofa and on the carpet... [Full Article...]

Russia expels US diplomats in tit-for-tat move

Russia expels US diplomats in tit-for-tat move Meanwhile, Salisbury NHS Trust, which oversees the hospital where the Skripals are being treated, said Thursday that 33-year-old Yulia is "improving rapidly and is no longer in a critical condition". As stated by the representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova, the U.S. Embassy in Moscow refused to allow Russian athletes to interview them to obtain American visas. [Full Article...]

WWE release a statement on their relationship with Hulk Hogan

WWE release a statement on their relationship with Hulk Hogan At 10 p.m. ET on Saturday, WWE will be airing a one-hour special for the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and on Sunday at 6 p.m. ET, fans can check out the second hour of the WrestleMania Kickoff Show on United States of America, and WrestleMania 34 itself an hour later on PPV and the WWE Network. [Full Article...]

'Bharat Bandh': School, colleges shut, internet and public transport turned off

'Bharat Bandh': School, colleges shut, internet and public transport turned off PRTC, Punjab Roadways and Punbus, as well as buses run by private operators, would not ply on the roads during the bandh duration, the spokesperson added. Army and paramilitary forces have been asked to be on standby. The CBSE said in a statement late on Sunday that on a request from the Punjab government it has postponed all Class 12 and 10 exams scheduled for Monday in Punjab state. [Full Article...]

Front bringing in another round of severe weather

Front bringing in another round of severe weather Helicity values are expected to range of 1 to 2, so severe weather is a possibility. A fast-moving cold front will sweep through the Piney Woods of Deep East Texas on Tuesday evening, bringing with it a good chance of showers and some strong-to-severe thunderstorms. [Full Article...]

Kellyanne Conway Dismisses Claims She's 'Number One Leaker'

Kellyanne Conway Dismisses Claims She's 'Number One Leaker' Just as people were beginning to forget the damning revelations made in author Michael Wolff's bestselling expose "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House," another book about the inner workings of the chaotic and unruly administration is apparently about to be released. [Full Article...]

Trump vows 'no more DACA deal'

Trump vows 'no more DACA deal' Trump announced previous year that he was ending the programme, but courts have blocked his decision. He complained in a follow-up tweet about "ridiculous liberal (Democrat) laws" that he says make it harder for Border Patrol agents to do their jobs. [Full Article...]

13-year-old boy found after 12 hours stuck in sewer pipe

13-year-old boy found after 12 hours stuck in sewer pipe Jesse, who was found "alert and talking", is receiving medical attention, authorities say. They had reportedly climbed a chain-link fence and were investigating an old maintenance shed when a plank on which Jesse was standing broke and he fell about 25 feet into a sewer pipe. [Full Article...]

Group criticises Yemen rebel missile attacks on Saudi Arabia

Group criticises Yemen rebel missile attacks on Saudi Arabia The alliance, which includes other Sunni Muslim states, has conducted thousands of air strikes targeting Houthi fighters and has often hit civilian areas, although it denies ever doing so intentionally. A leading global rights group has urged Yemen's Shiite rebels to stop their missile attacks on Saudi Arabia while at the same time criticising the kingdom's blockade of its impoverished neighbour. [Full Article...]

Hundreds of Schools Closed as Teachers Rally in Oklahoma, Kentucky

Hundreds of Schools Closed as Teachers Rally in Oklahoma, Kentucky Cole said she was devastated last week when lawmakers - pressed into action by the threat of a statewide teacher strike - passed a bill that fell far short of teachers' demands: a $6,000 raise for teachers and about $50 million in additional funding for schools. [Full Article...]

State Activates Emergency Center to Monitor Re-entry of Chinese Space Station

State Activates Emergency Center to Monitor Re-entry of Chinese Space Station Most famously, America's 77-tonne Skylab crashed through the atmosphere in 1979, spreading pieces of wreckage near the West Australian city of Perth, which fined the U.S. Skylab was the first American space station, launched by NASA in 1973, and was crewed until 1974. The first space station China launched into orbit is no more . [Full Article...]

Cliff crash that killed family appears 'intentional,' authoritie

Cliff crash that killed family appears 'intentional,' authoritie Speaking at an evening news conference Sunday night, Baarts said the electronic information combined with the lack of skid marks or signs the driver braked led authorities to believe the crash was purposeful. Sergeant Bret Barnum and Devonte Hart in 2014. Two weeks ago, Bruce and Dana DeKalb, next door neighbours of the Harts, called state child protective services because Devonte had been comin... [Full Article...]

'Affluenza teen' Ethan Couch prepares to leave jail Monday

'Affluenza teen' Ethan Couch prepares to leave jail Monday Couch was two years into his probation term when video surfaced on social media showing him at a party playing beer pong - consuming alcohol was a violation of his probation. Last week, her bond in the case was revoked after she failed a required urine test, but court documents don't specify the substance the urinalysis revealed. [Full Article...]

Captain Paine plays through pain as Australia fight back

Captain Paine plays through pain as Australia fight back The Proteas first ran into opposition from the overnight batting pair, captain Tim Paine and Pat Cummins, who put on 99 for the seventh wicket before the last three wickets fell relatively quickly to give the home side a huge lead of 267 runs on the first innings. [Full Article...]

4/2 - Rob's Beginning of April Forecast

4/2 - Rob's Beginning of April Forecast A cold front edged south of Fredericksburg just before 3:00 am this - Monday - morning while a low pressure center developed across central Virginia. The rain turning increasingly to sleet as it spreads north with some snow on hills, and possibly at lower levels also in northern parts. [Full Article...]


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