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Australia admits 'national shame' of failing to help Aboriginals

A pledge to close the health and wellbeing gap between Aboriginal and other Australians is failing, the government admitted Wednesday, describing the situation as a source of "national shame". Prime Minister Scott Morrison said just two of seven key targets to improve the lives of Australia's indigenous people were on track -- unchanged from last year. Other targets to halve the gap in child mortality, literacy, life expectancy, and unemployment rates were not being met.
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Blues-Ducks game postponed after Jay Bouwmeester collapses on bench

Scary scene in Anaheim on Tuesday night as St. Louis Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester collapsed on the team's bench and required medical assistance. The game was immediately stopped, with the Ducks and Blues eventually agreeing to postpone the game. Bouwmeester had just skated a one minute and 20 second shift prior to that.
Tags: News, Ducks, Anaheim, St Louis Blues, Bouwmeester, Jay Bouwmeester, Blues Ducks


Palestinian Leader Denounces Trump’s Mideast Plan at U.N.

President Mahmoud Abbas called the Trump plan an illegitimate, one-sided proposal that rewards Israel’s occupation.
Tags: News, Israel, West Bank, Mahmoud Abbas, Trump, Palestinians, Netanyahu, Benjamin, Abbas, Mahmoud, Olmert, Politics And Government, Ehud, Jerusalem (Israel, Security Council (UN, Mideast Plan


Zion Williamson is virtually unstoppable and the Trail Blazers learned the hard way

Seeing is believing, believing is seeing... Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson live and in person... it's something else. Tuesday night, the Trail Blazers got their first look at Zion and he proved to be a force down low. After Portland got off to a hot start in the first quarter, it looked as though the Blazers could be on their way to an easy victory in the Big Easy.
Tags: News, Portland, Portland Trail Blazers, Zion Williamson


Westminster Dog Show's 'Best in Show Award' goes to Siba

Siba, a standard poodle, was selected as Best in Show at the 144th edition of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York on Tuesday.
Tags: New York, News, Stories, Siba, Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show


Joel Embiid expresses love for 76ers after boos & cryptic social media post

Joel Embiid expressed his love for the Philadelphia 76ers and their fans after being booed, shushing supporters and posting a cryptic social media post. Amid criticism of NBA championship hopefuls the 76ers, Embiid was the target of boos in Sunday's 118-111 win over the Chicago Bulls in Philadelphia, where the All-Star responded by shushing the crowd following a three-pointer. On Monday, Embiid sparked doubts over his future when he posted a photo of himself shushing 76ers fans, with the ca...
Tags: News, Nba, Philadelphia, Chicago Bulls, Philadelphia 76ers, Joel Embiid, Embiid


Dosunmu hurt after Spartans' late dunk; No. 22 Illini fall

Illinois suffered two brutal losses by the final horn Tuesday night. Star guard Ayo Dosunmu crumbled to the floor clutching his left knee moments after Michigan State's Xavier Tillman threw down a huge dunk that lifted the Spartans over the 22nd-ranked Illini 70-69. Illinois did not provide an update on Dosunmu's status, but coach Brad Underwood said “the outcome of the game is secondary.
Tags: News, Star, Basketball, Michigan, Illinois, Spartans, Illini, Brad Underwood, Xavier Tillman, Ayo Dosunmu, Dosunmu


The Best Way to Use a Credit Card? Treat It Like Cash.

Credit cards can build your credit and earn you rewards, but they can also put you in debt. These tricks can keep you accountable for your spending.
Tags: Credit Cards, News, Economic Conditions and Trends, Personal Finances, Budgets and Budgeting


Trump and Barr are twisting justice in America

By this writing, four federal prosecutors have withdrawn from the prosecution team of Trump confidant Roger Stone after the Justice Department reversed its sentencing recommendation for Stone, who was convicted on seven charges last year that came out of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. These included lying to Congress and to investigators under oath, as well as witness tampering.
Tags: News, Congress, America, Stories, Justice Department, Trump, Roger Stone, Barr, Robert Mueller


Trump and Barr's twisted justice in Roger Stone case

By this writing, four federal prosecutors have withdrawn from the prosecution team of Trump confidant Roger Stone after the Justice Department reversed its sentencing recommendation for Stone, who was convicted on seven charges last year that came out of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. These included lying to Congress and to investigators under oath, as well as witness tampering.
Tags: News, Congress, Stories, Justice Department, Trump, Roger Stone, Barr, Robert Mueller


Trump team's outrageous intervention in Roger Stone case

By this writing, four federal prosecutors have withdrawn from the prosecution team of Trump confidant Roger Stone after the Justice Department reversed its sentencing recommendation for Stone, who was convicted on seven charges last year that came out of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. These included lying to Congress and to investigators under oath, as well as witness tampering.
Tags: News, Congress, Stories, Justice Department, Trump, Roger Stone, Robert Mueller


Under Trump and Barr, justice is tainted by politics

Four federal prosecutors didn't withdraw from the case against Roger Stone Tuesday because they had a substantive disagreement with their Justice Department management, writes Carrie Cordero. They withdrew from the case because they refuse to watch justice undone.
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Roger Stone case shows twisted justice of Trump's DOJ

By this writing, four federal prosecutors have withdrawn from the prosecution team of Trump confidant Roger Stone after the Justice Department reversed its sentencing recommendation for Stone, who was convicted on seven charges last year that came out of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. These included lying to Congress and to investigators under oath, as well as witness tampering.
Tags: News, Congress, Stories, Doj, Justice Department, Trump, Roger Stone, Robert Mueller


Opinion: Under Trump and Barr, justice is tainted by politics

By this writing, four federal prosecutors have withdrawn from the prosecution team of Trump confidant Roger Stone after the Justice Department reversed its sentencing recommendation for Stone, who was convicted on seven charges last year that came out of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. These included lying to Congress and to investigators under oath, as well as witness tampering.
Tags: News, Congress, Stories, Justice Department, Trump, Roger Stone, Barr, Robert Mueller


Trump and Barr's twisted 'justice'

By this writing, four federal prosecutors have withdrawn from the prosecution team of Trump confidant Roger Stone after the Justice Department reversed its sentencing recommendation for Stone, who was convicted on seven charges last year that came out of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. These included lying to Congress and to investigators under oath, as well as witness tampering.
Tags: News, Congress, Stories, Justice Department, Trump, Roger Stone, Barr, Robert Mueller


Under Trump and Barr, justice is tainted

By this writing, four federal prosecutors have withdrawn from the prosecution team of Trump confidant Roger Stone after the Justice Department reversed its sentencing recommendation for Stone, who was convicted on seven charges last year that came out of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. These included lying to Congress and to investigators under oath, as well as witness tampering.
Tags: News, Congress, Stories, Justice Department, Trump, Roger Stone, Barr, Robert Mueller


Sanders Is Projected To Narrowly Win The N.H. Primary, Taking The Front-Runner Mantle

The victory, projected by the Associated Press, comes in another close race with Pete Buttigieg, former mayor of South Bend, Ind. The two had a virtual tie atop the Iowa caucuses.(Image credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Tags: News, Iowa, Associated Press, Mantle, Sanders, Pete Buttigieg


Pete Buttigieg congratulates Sanders in New Hampshire speech — and then swipes at his 'revolution'

Former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg is avoiding talk of a "victory" this primary around.Buttigieg came in second place in New Hampshire's primary on Tuesday night, earning 24.4 percent of the vote to Sen. Bernie Sanders' (I-Vt.) 26 percent with 90 percent of precincts reporting. And while he didn't declare an early victory over Sanders like he did in Iowa, Buttigieg did use his Tuesday night speech to take a few shots at Sanders' campaign.Buttigieg kicked off his spe...
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Sanders Projected To Narrowly Win New Hampshire, Taking Front-Runner Mantle

The victory, projected by the Associated Press, comes in another close race with Pete Buttigieg, former mayor of South Bend, Ind. The two had a virtual tie atop the Iowa caucuses.(Image credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Tags: News, Iowa, Associated Press, Mantle, Pete Buttigieg


Trump under fire for intervening in Roger Stone case

US President Donald Trump faced fresh accusations of abuse of power Tuesday after appearing to pressure the Justice Department to seek a lighter prison sentence for his longtime political aide Roger Stone. Stone was convicted in November last year of lying to Congress, tampering with a witness and obstructing the House investigation into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia to cheat in the 2016 election. Four government attorneys who prosecuted Stone resigned from the case after ...
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Tuesday’s Things to Know: Michigan State, Penn State win on the road

College basketball didn't have a ton of games on Tuesday night. College basketball's biggest matchup came from Champaign on Tuesday night. Michigan State claimed a crucial road win over No. 22 Illinois with a 70-69 victory.
Tags: News, Illinois, NCAAB, Michigan State, Champaign, Michigan State Penn State


Crackdown against VPN usage in Kashmir

by Safwat Zargar, for Scroll.in. Crossposted with permission from Scroll.in Internet service providers in the Valley are asking customers for written undertakings saying they will not access VPN applications. Army personnel allegedly check the phones of youth for VPN apps. The 17-year-old boy from South Kashmir’s Kulgam district has a smartphone but he does not […] ...
Tags: Travel, News, Internet, India, Army, Vpn, Kashmir, Valley, Jammu and Kashmir, Crossposted, Kulgam, Internet shutdowns, south Kashmir, Safwat Zargar


Jon Jones blasts Dominick Reyes for claiming he was robbed at UFC 247

There was even a faction of folks that called it a robbery or at least felt that the judges had gotten it wrong. They felt Reyes had done enough to win. At the end of the night, Jones said he truly felt in his heart that he had won the fight.
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MLB Rumors: Alex Cora warned Nationals about Astros' sign-stealing before 2019 World Series

The Houston Astros' illegal sign-stealing methods were brought to the Washington Nationals' attention prior to the 2019 World Series, thanks to Alex Cora. The former Boston Red Sox manager reached out to Nationals skipper Dave Martinez to warn him about Houston's sign-stealing, according to Barry Svrluga and Dave Sheinin of the Washington Post. Cora was involved in the Astros' sign-stealing operation while serving as the team's bench coach in 2017.
Tags: News, Washington Post, Washington, Mlb, Houston, Boston Red Sox, Houston Astros, Cora, Astros, Dave Martinez, Barry Svrluga, Dave Sheinin, Alex Cora


United States: FDA And FTC To Scrutinize Biologics Competition - Haug Partners

On February 3, 2020, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a joint statement announcing their plans to collaborate...
Tags: News, United States, Fda, Food and Drug Administration FDA, Federal Trade Commission FTC, Scrutinize Biologics Competition Haug Partners


Real Estate Expert Breaks Down Options For Yuba City Apartment Fire Victims In Scarce Rental Market

YUBA CITY (CBS13) — The Yuba City Fire Department said of the 80 people displaced by an apartment fire Monday night; nearly half of them will be without a home. Fire Chief Jesse Alexander said the cause of the fire is still being investigated and it will be months before people have the chance to set foot back inside their homes. He said he knows all too well about the journey these fire victims are about to go through. “It’s challenging, especially if you don’t have homeowner’s or renter’s insu...
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China’s Coronavirus Cases Fall Again, Deaths Now Exceed 1,100

The National Health Commission said 2015 new cases had been reported over the last 24 hours, declining for a second day.
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UK: Startup Investments And The Long Reach Of The PFIC Rules - Withers LLP

The US Passive Foreign Investment Company (‘PFIC') rules cast a sizeable shadow over cross-border US-UK investment. International tax planners generally appreciate that the PFIC rules
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Bernie Sanders Wins New Hampshire Primary: Live Updates

The victory solidifies his place as a formidable contender to win the Democratic presidential nomination. Pete Buttigieg was set to finish second, and Amy Klobuchar third.
Tags: News, New Hampshire, Warren, Amy Klobuchar, Republican Party, Biden, Bernie Sanders, Trump, Sanders, Amy, Elizabeth, Democratic Party, Steyer, Bernard, Yang, Klobuchar



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