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Guv, CM greet on the eve of Eid

Meanwhile, the Taipei City Government yesterday held an event to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, with Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) handing out 500 green envelopes to participants. Religious Eid is a single day that signals the end of Ramadan and the start of the next month, Shawwal. Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau wished all Muslims a joyous Eid-ul-Fitr in a video on Facebook on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Long knives come out for Pelosi as Democrat losing streak grows

Happily, we have two recent additions to the pool of congressional leaders: the man who replaced Boehner and McConnell's Democratic counterpart. This is a longstanding process in both capitalist parties, where the "average" congressman, Democrat or Republican, is a millionaire, separated by a wall of privilege from the vast majority of their constituents, who are in a daily struggle to survive e... [Full Article...]

French fashion blogger killed by exploding whipped cream dispenser

French fashion blogger killed by exploding whipped cream dispenser Here is an example of the whipped cream dispenser that exploded and struck Rebecca's chest, causing her death . "Do not use this kind of utensil in your home!" the family advised . Whipped cream capsules have gas injected into them to keep the container under high pressure, the BBC said . Rebecca Burger was a French fitness blogger and competitor with more than 150,000 Instagram follower... [Full Article...]

Capitol Hill Police break-up group of protesters in wheelchairs

Capitol Hill Police break-up group of protesters in wheelchairs The people protesting that effect were physically removed from the area, and footage of the protests and their aftermath shows Capitol Police removing one woman from her wheelchair as they took her away. "Our lives and liberty shouldn't be stolen to give a tax break to the wealthy". U.S. Capitol Police said 43 were arrested and the department nd would make an announcement about the numbe... [Full Article...]

Protesters Arrested Following Republican Health Care Bill

Protesters Arrested Following Republican Health Care Bill Forty-three protesters were arrested and charged with "crowding, obstructing, or incommoding", Capitol Police said in a statement . "These are literally people outside who are taking over McConnell's office who are on ventilators and wheelchairs", she said. [Full Article...]

Fifth GOP Senator says he won't back AHCA

Fifth GOP Senator says he won't back AHCA I think they saw that when the Democrats tried to write a big health care bill just with Democrats it didn't end up being a good policy. In the same tweet, Clinton linked to a story by the Center for American Progress , an independent nonpartisan policy institute. [Full Article...]

Annual Congressional baseball game brings unity after shooting

Annual Congressional baseball game brings unity after shooting Jack Sava , Rep. Scalise's condition has improved slightly. For the game, which began in 1909, members of the Senate and House of Representatives donned uniforms representing teams from their constituencies, and many topped them with hats from Louisiana State University, Scalise's alma mater, as a tribute. [Full Article...]

Turkey, Saudi Arabia to try to reduce tensions over Qatar

The four countries are Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt and Bahrain . Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Isik told local broadcaster NTV on Friday that his country had no plans to review its military base in Qatar and dismissed demands for its closure as interferences in Ankara's relations with the oil-rich Gulf state. [Full Article...]

Why it would be tough for Dems to quit Nancy Pelosi

The Democrats' congressional election losing streak continued Tuesday as Karen Handel defeated " hipster dufus " and interloper Jon Ossoff in the Georgia 6 District special election , and Ralph Norman knocked off Archie Parnell in South Carolina's 5 District. [Full Article...]

Mets top Giants in battle of MLB's inept

Mets top Giants in battle of MLB's inept That was his seventh home run of the season while raising his average to.295. Every Mets starter reached base twice except for Travis d'Arnaud and Seth Lugo . With all the explosions around the team in recent weeks, deGrom's stability might be the best thing the Mets have going for them. Mets: Second-round draft selection Mark Vientos signed out of high school for a $1.5 million signing bonus... [Full Article...]

Amazon Buys Whole Foods

Amazon Buys Whole Foods Those stores solve much of Amazon's "last mile" delivery challenge for fresh groceries. The grocer will continue to operate stores under the Whole Foods Market brand and John Mackey will remain as its chief executive officer, the companies said. [Full Article...]

76ers, Lakers get wants, lead 1-and-done parade

The Minnesota Timberwolves easily pulled off the biggest move of the night, acquiring Jimmy Butler . The two Sixers teammates were obviously referring to LaVar Ball and his son, Lonzo, who went second overall to the Los Angeles Lakers. [Full Article...]

PM Nawaz felicitates Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman

PM Nawaz felicitates Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman Appointed Deputy Crown Prince by his father, Prince Mohammed often overshadowed the then powerful Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Nayef . On Wednesday, Prince Nayef was also removed from his role as head of domestic security. "But if these changes do not take into account the specifics of the region, this may lead to more serious crisis in the future", he said. "And we support Amir Mohammed bin S... [Full Article...]

Rep. Moulton calls for new Democratic leadership

Rep. Moulton calls for new Democratic leadership The bottom line is the Democrats lost another winnable race and Pelosi was a factor, fair or not. She's also expected to become one of the most closely-watched junior lawmakers in Washington given the symbolism of her win . In addition to mentioning her district, she stated that the attacks on her were due to her effectiveness and her abilities as a "master legislator" and "strategic, politic... [Full Article...]

United States student, freed from North Korea with neurological injury, was 'brutalized' - father

United States student, freed from North Korea with neurological injury, was 'brutalized' - father Warmbier has been in a coma since March 2016, shortly after he was sentenced to 15 years of hard labour in North Korea , the family said on Tuesday (Wednesday NZ Time ) after he was released . Warmbier's mother is by his side in the hospital and doctors are reportedly planning an update on his condition later on Thursday. Cincinnati doctors say Warmbier suffered a severe neurologi... [Full Article...]

Terni, tragedia a Sabbione: scontro fra tre auto, un morto

Terni, tragedia a Sabbione: scontro fra tre auto, un morto Tre le auto coinvolte. Al volante degli altri mezzi c'erano una ragazza e un signore che sono rimasti lievemente feriti. Immediato l'intervento dei sanitari del 118, ma per M.A. Sul luogo della tragedia sono intervenuti anche i vigili del fuco e gli agenti della polizia locale, per i rilevi del caso e la gestione della viabilità . [Full Article...]

Here Is Every Republican Senator Who Opposes the Health Care Bill

Here Is Every Republican Senator Who Opposes the Health Care Bill This is a crisis for the American people". Under the Senate bill, these enrollees would no longer be covered after 2023. The bill, which was released with no analysis and no cost estimates , would cut taxes by almost $1 trillion over the next decade, mostly for corporations and the richest families in America. [Full Article...]

After jury deadlocks, Bill Cosby faces 2nd sex assault trial

She said she found Cosby at the bottom of the stairs; he gave her a muffin before opening the door and letting her out. The controversy played a role in a federal judge's decision in 2015 to unseal parts of a deposition Cosby had given almost a decade earlier as part of a lawsuit Constand filed against him alleging sexual battery. [Full Article...]

Maturità 2017, Ecco le Tracce della Prima Prova

Maturità 2017, Ecco le Tracce della Prima Prova Partendo dagli anniversari più importanti di quest'anno e dai fatti di cronaca più rilevanti, facciamo allora una lista delle tracce più probabili . È comunque sempre bene prepararsi su argomenti di attualità e allenarsi a scrivere presentando e sostenendo una particolare opinione. Il saggio storico politico è stato dedicato al tema: Disastri e ricostruzione , in cui il riferimento al ... [Full Article...]

Coldiretti: Italia a secco, Po sotto di 1,5 metri

Coldiretti: Italia a secco, Po sotto di 1,5 metri E' quanto emerge dall'ultimo monitoraggio della Coldiretti dal quale emerge che la situazione si sta aggravando con effetti catastrofici per la produzione con perdite ben superiori al miliardo stimato, se non pioverà nell'arco delle prossime due settimane in modo costante e non violento. [Full Article...]


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