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However, many former supporters have abandoned him and commentators believe enough ruling party members might join the opposition to oust him in a parliamentary motion of no confidence scheduled on February 22. Nzuza said they would tell the NEC meeting that the party should manage the transition instead of ousting Zuma. Dissident lone wolves are, however, potentially less predictable and more risky.
  • US Needs to Improve Communication with Russia, China - Mattis

    US Needs to Improve Communication with Russia, China - Mattis

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    As to Mattis' point about budgeting, and its impact on the military, Kaine agreed with that, too. It asserts that Russian strategy and doctrine emphasize the potential coercive and military uses of nuclear weapons, and calls for two new USA capabilities in response - a sea-launched nuclear cruise missile and a "low-yield" warhead for submarine-launched ballistic missiles.
  • Alberta declares war on BC wine

    Alberta declares war on BC wine

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    Prodan said Notley's $70 million figure represents the wholesale value of B.C. wine sold in Alberta, however, retail value is closer to $160 million. 'As a country, we are trying to strike down domestic and global trade barriers and this decision moves us in the completely wrong direction, ' says Mark von Schellwitz, vice president, Western Canada.
  • House Passes Short-Term Spending Bill, But It's A Hard Sell In Senate

    House Passes Short-Term Spending Bill, But It's A Hard Sell In Senate

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    Senate Democrats are expected to balk at a House provision that would raise Pentagon funding through September 30, the end of the current fiscal year, without also raising non-defence spending. But President Trump inserted a major new demand into the sensitive talks on Tuesday, calling for another shutdown if lawmakers don't pass new border security measures as part of an immigration deal.
  • PM Modi's estranged wife injured in vehicle accident in Rajasthan

    PM Modi's estranged wife injured in vehicle accident in Rajasthan

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    Vasantbhai Modi, one of the relatives and incidentally also the driver of the auto, succumbed to injuries. Basant Bhai Modi, one of the relatives, succumbed to her injuries on the spot, while driver, Jayendra suffered serious injuries. The incident happened when she was returning from a marriage in Baran district near Kota in Rajasthan along with her relatives. "Jashodaben is okay.
  • QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) Price Target Raised to $80.00

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    After a recent check-in on shares of Aevi Genomic Medicine, Inc. The institutional investor held 3.76M shares of the radio and television broadcasting and communications equipment company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $195.18 million, down from 4.01 million at the end of the previous reported quarter.
  • Virginia attorney general opposes federal tips plan

    Virginia attorney general opposes federal tips plan

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    The proposal, issued late previous year by U.S. Department of Labor, would reverse their longstanding position that in all circumstances in which service workers receive tips from customers, they are the owners of those tips. Senator Patty Murray of Washington, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, called on the OIG to conduct an audit last week.
  • Marijuana, liquor sales to be kept separate in BC

    Marijuana, liquor sales to be kept separate in BC

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    Public and private non-medical cannabis retail stores will be allowed to sell dried cannabis, cannabis oils that comply with federal requirements and seeds. Local goverments will be able to set addtional restrictions as they do now for tobacco use. The province is working toward toughening regulations as well as increase training and tools for police officers in order to prevent driving under the influence and remove drug-impaired drivers from the road.
  • Maldives President Declares State Of Emergency As Crisis Worsens

    Maldives President Declares State Of Emergency As Crisis Worsens

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    Yameen, facing threats from a galvanised political opposition to impeach him for alleged corruption, told the nation in a televised address that the judges were detained for plotting his overthrow. "The world's eyes are on the Maldives right now and human rights must not become a casualty of this ongoing crisis ", the watchdog's director said in a statement.
  • The Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) Position Reduced by Carl Domino Inc

    The Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) Position Reduced by Carl Domino Inc

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    Recent insider trends for Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY ) have caught the attention of investors. Leerink Swann maintained Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY ) on Thursday, July 27 with "Buy" rating. (NASDAQ:BIOL). Northern Corp reported 97,808 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Fic accumulated 170,833 shares. Horan Capital Advisors LLC. purchased a new position in Bristol-Myers Squibb during the third quarter worth about $122,000.
  • Kenya police tear gas protesters over close of 4 TV stations

    Kenya police tear gas protesters over close of 4 TV stations

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    The CS warned that those associated with the treasonous ceremony would regret it as the government would deal with them decisively within the law. "The motive was clearly political", Musyoka said, describing the 1 a.m. Matiangi claimed that the media's complicity in Tuesday's ceremony would have led to the deaths of thousands of Kenyans. Duale said that Raila has no powers to stop or compromise his arrest and prosecution over the Tuesday illegal oath.
  • Congress Faces A New Deadline On The Budget This Week

    Congress Faces A New Deadline On The Budget This Week

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    Senators are trying to come up with a plan to protect the undocumented immigrants who were brought here as children - and it was unclear whether Kelly's stance was a negotiating tactic or a valid threat. Schumer called the House GOP proposal "a ruse created to slash funding for education, healthcare, infrastructure and scientific research - all the things the Freedom Caucus doesn't want the government to support".
  • House prohibits sexual relationships between lawmakers and their staffers

    House prohibits sexual relationships between lawmakers and their staffers

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    The resolution also requires House offices to adopt an anti-harassment, anti-discrimination policy and establishes the Office of Employment Advocacy. The Stop Taxpayer Obligations of Perpetrators of Sexual Harassment (STOP) Act/ HR 4674 introduced by Representative Mia Love would require members of Congress to repay settlements made in claims of sexual harassment against that member.
  • Senators demand scrutiny of US Olympic Committee, USA Gymnastics over Nassar case

    Senators demand scrutiny of US Olympic Committee, USA Gymnastics over Nassar case

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    Larry Nassar , a former team USA Gymnastics doctor who pleaded guilty in November 2017 to sexual assault charges, stands with his legal team during his sentencing hearing in Lansing, Mich., Jan. "I believe this sentence is proportionate to the seriousness of the circumstances surrounding the offenses and of the offender". Nassar addressed the court Monday in a brief statement lasting less than a minute, offering an apology similar to the one he gave at the January sentencing hearing.
  • Cape City braces for unrest as water disaster worsens

    Cape City braces for unrest as water disaster worsens

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    The water was released from the Eikenhof Dam, on the Palmiet River in Grabouw. A general view of Steenbras Dam. The principle reason Day Zero has been pushed back to 11 May is due to the contribution by the agricultural sector. If the shutoff day does arrive, Cape Town residents will need to wait in line at 200 water collection points around the city to collect their 25 litres of rationed water.
  • Trump threatens government shutdown while demanding border wall in rambling rant

    Trump threatens government shutdown while demanding border wall in rambling rant

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    Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen. Still, many lawmakers are uneasy about what might happen to the Dreamers after March 5, and Democrats - and Trump himself - are using that uncertainty as leverage to help force a deal. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, is Majority Whip. The bill calls for bolstering border security by 2020. McCain has been in Arizona being treated for cancer and was not on the conference call.
  • Trump's new immigration proposal is quintessentially presidential

    Trump's new immigration proposal is quintessentially presidential

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    That's essentially what President Donald Trump hinted at wanting to see when he rescinded former President Barack Obama's executive order on September 5, 2017. In our current environment, some of those with completely irrational views on immigration are in Congress. It does not offer a sweeping overhaul of the immigration system and does not include funding for the wall, but calls for a way for Dreamers to avoid deportation and earn citizenship, while also bolstering border security.