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Ruling on minors' life sentences means little in Wisconsin

Ruling on minors' life sentences means little in Wisconsin Supreme Court on juvenile lifers. Most convicted juvenile killers in Louisiana will no longer be eligible to receive life sentences without the chance for parole, under a new law that takes effect today. The amount of years that must be served before parole varies greatly depending on whether multiple sentences are served consecutively or concurrently. [Full Article...]

Senate set to vote on Christopher Wray as Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Senate set to vote on Christopher Wray as Federal Bureau of Investigation director It is my hope that Christopher Wray will fulfill his duties in this important role and bring to light any effort to interfere with the investigations into Russian collusion with the Trump campaign. Wray told the committee. "I do not consider Director Mueller to be on a witch hunt", Wray said at the time. Wray was also critical during his confirmation hearing of the Bush administration's re... [Full Article...]

NA speaker clears nomination papers of six PM candidates

NA speaker clears nomination papers of six PM candidates In today's meeting Monday, the opposition parties failed to have a consensus on joint opposition candidate as every party forwarded their separate nominee for the slot of prime minister. According to the Dawn, Abbasi has submitted his nomination papers to National Assembly Secretary Jawad Rafique Malik at the Parliament House and is expected to secure an easy win in today's election in the Nationa... [Full Article...]

Red Sox shut down Indians

Red Sox president Dave Dombrowski turned the tables on NY counterpart Brian Cashman and called the Yankees , " the Golden State Warriors .". Yonder Alonso was rumored to be available from Oakland with his 22 home runs , but somehow Dealin' Dave couldn't, or wouldn't, make the move. [Full Article...]

NJ Assembly moves to close governor's beach house during government shutdowns

NJ Assembly moves to close governor's beach house during government shutdowns Both bills will be debated in state Senate and then sent to Republican Gov. Chris Christie's desk for approval. He came a few inches from my face and began to call me a "big shot", and a "tough guy", and asking "what are you gonna do now?" 'When he initially was going up the stairs I yelled his name. [Full Article...]

Stardew Valley multiplayer plan includes option to marry your friends

Stardew Valley multiplayer plan includes option to marry your friends Farmhand characters can do nearly anything your main character can do, including marriage, participating in festivals, and various farm tasks. Farmhands can farm, mine, fight, forage, marry NPCs (friends will even be able to marry each other), and take part in festivals. [Full Article...]

'Jane Doe' Accuses Pete Rose of Statutory Rape

'Jane Doe' Accuses Pete Rose of Statutory Rape OH does not hold it a crime for a person of Rose's then age, 33 or 34, to have sex with a 16-year-old; 12 other states have done so. Dowd also is the man who investigated Rose in the 1980s for gambling on baseball. " Pete Rose also met me in locations outside of OH where we had sex". And since this latest testimony seemingly isn't connected to Dowd's radio comments, Rose's lawyers don't think i... [Full Article...]

Niti Aayog vice-chairman economist Arvind Panagariya resigns

Niti Aayog vice-chairman economist Arvind Panagariya resigns Prime Minister Narendra Modi had replaced the age-old Planning Commission with the Niti Aayog in 2015. August 31 will be his last day in office. An economist of repute, Panagariya will serve in the NITI Aayog till August 31, before returning to his previous teaching role at Columbia University in NY. [Full Article...]

Facebook Shuts Down Its AI After Invents Its Own Language

Facebook Shuts Down Its AI After Invents Its Own Language Sadly this is the end of Bob and Alice's story, as we learn that Facebook has ultimately chose to require that these bots continue to communicate in a human-readable form of English (even when talking to each other). Bob the AI was reported by Digital Journal to have said: " I can i i everything else ".To which Alice replied: 'balls have zero to me to me to me...' Facebook's resea... [Full Article...]

China to Trump: stop with the "emotional venting" on Twitter

China to Trump: stop with the Trump didn't use exclamation marks. China said on Monday the United States should not link trade to discussions about North Korea's nuclear programme. The regime in North Korea is increasingly dependent on China's goods and investments, especially its energy and manufacturing imports. "We believe that the North Korea nuclear issue and China-US trade are two issues that are in two c... [Full Article...]

As promised, Rauner vetoes school bill he calls Chicago 'bailout'

As promised, Rauner vetoes school bill he calls Chicago 'bailout' Both parties agree the 20-year-old formula IL uses to fund schools is unfair, but they disagree over how to change it. "If he vetoes the bill, the bill is dead", said state Sen. The Republican on Tuesday removed help for Chicago Public Schools' pensions along with money the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with other changes. [Full Article...]

Saudi Slams Qatar's Call To Internationalise Holy Sites As 'Declaration Of War'

Saudi Slams Qatar's Call To Internationalise Holy Sites As 'Declaration Of War' Qatar's National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) lodged a complaint with the UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of belief and religion over what it called a "stark violation of global laws and agreement that guarantee the right to worship". Hajj pilgrims from around the world have started arriving in Saudi Arabia to prepare for the annual Hajj in Mecca, the holiest site for Muslims, that starts late... [Full Article...]

PTI website hacked by 'Voice of Pakistan'

PTI website hacked by 'Voice of Pakistan' PTI's Member of the National Assembly Ayesha Gulalai on Tuesday accused Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan of moral turpitude and sought his disqualification under Articles 62 & 63 of the Constitution. Hours after resigning from the party, Gulalai addressed a press conference and rubbished Mazari's claims. "I am not concerned about party ticket or NA-1 seat, it is an illogical alle... [Full Article...]

Half of older Leave voters would accept job loss for Brexit

Half of older Leave voters would accept job loss for Brexit Speaking after a meeting with Brazilian finance minister Henrique Meirelles, he said of the UK's Brexit progression: "No, it won't be postponed or delayed". He added that the United Kingdom hopes talks on a post-Brexit EU trade deal will begin this autumn. The next phase of the talks, which will tackle a future free trade deal between Britain and Europe and take in the thorny issue of freedo... [Full Article...]

Prisoners Escape Alabama Jail Using Peanut Butter

Prisoners Escape Alabama Jail Using Peanut Butter According to the Daily Mail , the inmates used peanut butter to change the numbers on a door leading outside the prison . "I said it was human error and he made a mistake", Underwood said. As of Tuesday morning, Brady Andrew Kilpatrick, 24, is the last remaining escapee from the Walker County Jail. Other recent jailbreaks have seen inmates take advantage of building infrastructure. [Full Article...]

Beta Windows Dev Center app is now available on Android

Beta Windows Dev Center app is now available on Android When you connect your Android phone to the internet and add your Google account to it, the Play services automatically gets installed in the background. Both these factors combined can hamper user experience when it comes to apps which require a lot of processing power and data. Speaking to the developers in Bengaluru, Soni also talked about different tests and tools available to ensure that... [Full Article...]

US President Donald Trump will sign Russian Federation sanctions bill into law - Pence

US President Donald Trump will sign Russian Federation sanctions bill into law - Pence The participation of 30 or so Armenian servicemen in the drills highlights Armenia's desire to complement its military alliance with Russian Federation with closer security ties with the West. He said Monday, "no threat looms larger in the Baltic states than the spectre of aggression from your unpredictable neighbour to the east". "Russia continues to occupy one-fifth of Georgian territory, the ... [Full Article...]

Lawsuit alleges Fox News made up part of Seth Rich story

Lawsuit alleges Fox News made up part of Seth Rich story The first important element of this is the nutty Seth Rich theory itself. According to the lawsuit, Butowsky had a hand in that as well, coaching the hosts of Fox and Friends on how to talk about it. On April 20, a month before the story ran, Butowsky and Wheeler - the investor and the investigator - met at the White House with then Press Secretary Sean Spicer to brief him on what they were ... [Full Article...]

Iran: US Violating Nuclear Deal

Iran: US Violating Nuclear Deal Talking to reporters in Qom, Larijani said it is clear that the US has violated the letter of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the official name for the July 2015 nuclear agreement. "This ultimately gives the Trump administration significant leverage to force back an expansionist Iran; leverage that the Obama administration never sought to use much to the dismay of the peoples of Syria, Yem... [Full Article...]

Biggest party schools vs most sober schools of 2018

Biggest party schools vs most sober schools of 2018 Only about 15% of America's 2,500 four-year colleges and two colleges outside the USA are profiled in the book, which is one of The Princeton Review's most popular guides. The flagship college guide ― produced through surveys and interviews with students ― includes profiles for all the universities and colleges included in the guide. [Full Article...]


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