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Man accused of throwing coffee on worker arrested

CAMDEN, S.C. (AP) — Police have arrested the man who they say threw hot coffee on an employee at a McDonald’s in South Carolina because he was upset over the wait. The State quotes Camden Police as saying Thursday that Joshua Emery Noel turned himself in on a misdemeanor charge of second-degree assault and battery. […]
Tags: News, South Carolina, State, McDonald, Camden Police, CAMDEN S C AP, Joshua Emery Noel


Trump denies Pelosi aircraft for planned trip abroad amid shutdown showdown

By MATTHEW LEE, CATHERINE LUCEY, ZEKE MILLER and LISA MASCARO WASHINGTON — It took President Donald Trump one day to flex his executive power back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, denying her an aircraft for a planned trip abroad in apparent response to her attempt to delay his State of Union address amid their government shutdown clash. The nation’s two most powerful leaders appeared to be engaged in a game of Constitutional one-upmanship, as negotiations to end the 4-week stalemate failed to pro...
Tags: Business, News, Washington, Mexico, Sport, Afghanistan, Soccer, House, Pentagon, Associated Press, State Department, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Trump, State, Ken Sweet


State Dept. Says It Found Money For Diplomats To Return To Work

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department on Thursday instructed all U.S. diplomats in Washington and elsewhere to return to work next week with pay, saying it had found money for their salaries at least temporarily despite the ongoing government shutdown. In a notice to staff posted online and sent to employees, the department said it had found money to pay most of its employees beginning Sunday or Monday for their next pay period. They will not be paid for time worked since the shutdown began i...
Tags: News, Washington, Mexico, Ap, House, Pentagon, State Department, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Trump, State, U S, Pelosi, John Sullivan, Mike Pompeo, William Todd


Trumplomacy: Five takeaways from Pompeo trip to Middle East

Five key takeaways from the US secretary of state's breakneck tour of the Middle East.
Tags: News, US, Middle East, State, Pompeo


LAUSD teachers strike, Day 4: Talks to resume at City Hall

LOS ANGELES — Negotiations between the union representing striking teachers and the Los Angeles Unified School District will resume Thursday at City Hall. “The Mayor’s Office will facilitate these negotiations,” according to a statement released by Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office Wednesday night. United Teachers Los Angeles, the union representing the teachers, “will be ready to bargain tomorrow, and our team will work long and hard toward an agreement that benefits our students, members and commun...
Tags: News, Education, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Union, Lausd, Local News, Eric Garcetti, City Hall, State, McKenna, Garcetti, Los Angeles Unified School District, Scott Schmerelson


Flydubai taps banks for $300 million loan: sources | Reuters

Flydubai taps banks for $300 million loan: sources | Reuters:State-owned Flydubai has approached banks for a $300 million syndicated loan, sources familiar with the matter said.The debt facility is needed for aircraft pre-delivery payments, said the sources, who did not want to be named because the matter is private.A flydubai spokeswoman said: “we are always looking at ways to further diversify our sources of funding and when we have a new announcement to make it will be made at the appropriate...
Tags: Travel, Reuters, State, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Flydubai


Trump's Attorney General pick raises alarms with comments on probing Clinton foundation and uranium conspiracy

New questions have been raised surrounding Donald Trump's pick to become the next attorney general and his views on investigating the Clinton Foundation and a uranium mining company. William Barr began two days of confirmation hearings on Tuesday to become the next head of the Justice Department, fielding questions from senators about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian impact on the 2016 election and other legal issues he would oversee if confirmed. The Republican — wh...
Tags: News, Hillary Clinton, New York Times, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Clinton, Trump, State, Clinton Foundation, Robert Mueller, William Barr


US says China’s death sentence against Canadian political

TORONTO (AP) — The U.S. State Department says China’s death sentence against a Canadian man is “politically motivated.” Wednesday’s statement from U.S. deputy spokesman Robert Palladino says that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Canadian Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland spoke Tuesday and “expressed their concerns about the arbitrary detentions and politically motivated sentencing of […]
Tags: News, China, US, Toronto, Ap, Nation, State, U S State Department, Mike Pompeo, Nation & World, Chrystia Freeland, Robert Palladino


Kremlin: Allegations Of Trump Being A Russian Agent Are ‘Absurd’ And ‘Stupid’

MOSCOW (AP) — Top Russian officials on Wednesday ridiculed allegations that U.S. President Donald Trump could have worked for Moscow’s interests, dismissing them as “absurd” and “stupid.” Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told a news conference that U.S. media reports claiming that Trump might have been a Russian agent reflect a dramatic plunge in standards of journalism. Trump said this week that he never worked for Russia and repeated his claim that the investigation into his ties to Mo...
Tags: News, Putin, Washington, Russia, European Union, Syria, Ap, Canada, Britain, United States, Moscow, Geneva, Kremlin, Donald Trump, Trump, State


GOP Senators Split With White House On Russia Sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Almost a dozen Senate Republicans broke with the White House Tuesday on Russia, voting to move forward on a resolution that would maintain sanctions on companies linked to oligarch Oleg Deripaska. The Democratic resolution would stop the Treasury Department from lifting penalties against the Russian aluminum manufacturing giant Rusal and two other companies connected to Deripaska. Senators took two procedural votes to proceed to the resolution, with 11 Republicans voting wit...
Tags: Florida, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Montana, Washington, Saudi Arabia, Senate, White House, Russia, Defense, Ap, Democrats, Gop, Maine


US, Canada promise 'unbiased' process for Chinese executive

The United States and Canada on Wednesday promised an "unbiased" legal process for a Chinese executive whose arrest in Vancouver at US request has riled Beijing. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland discussed the arrest Tuesday in a phone call in which they also voiced concern about the "arbitrary detentions" of Canadians in China, the US State Department said. "They noted their continued commitment to Canada's conduct of a fair, unbiased and transp...
Tags: News, China, US, Canada, United States, Vancouver, State Department, Huawei, State, US State Department, US Canada, Mike Pompeo, Chrystia Freeland, Beijing US, Wanzhou


Kirsten Gillibrand Announces She's Running For President

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announced Tuesday night that she will enter the 2020 race for president.“I’m filing an exploratory committee for President of the United States, tonight,” she said in an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. “As a young mom I’m going to fight for other people’s kids as hard as I would fight for my own,” she said.She spoke about her desire to improve healthcare and public schools and taking on “systems of power” that too often leads to inequality. “I know I ha...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Congress, Stephen Colbert, California, Senate, Barack Obama, United States, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, Kirsten Gillibrand, Ucla, Dartmouth College, State, Don


Alleged blacklister 'Vino Vixen' out at State

Mari Stull, the wine blogger lobbyist turned Trump administration appointee who is under investigation for allegedly vetting and blacklisting State Department employees for "disloyalty," has left her post, a spokesperson confirmed Tuesday.
Tags: Cnn, State Department, Trump, State, Mari Stull


Is Bolton Steering Trump into War with Iran?

Is Bolton Steering Trump into War with Iran? U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- “Stop the ENDLESS WARS!” implored President Donald Trump in a Sunday night tweet. Well, if he is serious, Trump had best keep an eye on his national security adviser, for a U.S. war on Iran would be a dream come true for John Bolton. Last September, when Shiite militants launched three mortar shells into the Green Zone in Baghdad, which exploded harmlessly in a vacant lot, Bolton called a series of emergency meetings and di...
Tags: Isis, Guns, Israel, America, Iran, Syria, Nato, New York Times, Middle East, Poland, Pentagon, Shiite, Bolton, Donald Trump, Lebanon, George W Bush


LendingTree Study Finds Cincinnati, Milwaukee and Minneapolis are the Best Places to Pay Down Debt

Charlotte, NC – Jan. 14, 2019 (PRNewswire) LendingTree®, the nation’s leading online loan marketplace, today released its study on the best places to pay down debt. Americans’ debt balances continued climbing in 2018, with total consumer debt tracking to top $4 trillion by the end of that year. With balances climbing high, many borrowers will want to use the new year to prioritize paying off debt. LendingTree analysts wanted to find out whether some major U.S. cities afford their residents more...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Los Angeles, Debt, Austin, Radio, Ohio, Detroit, Lendingtree, Cincinnati, State, Charlotte NC, Riverside Calif, Real Estate News


The Most Important Person You Communicate with Is Yourself

--> “The mind can make a heaven out of hell or a hell out of heaven” -John Milton Several years ago, I was home after graduating from college and I met a guy who was friends with my girlfriend’s brother. He had graduated from Yale University a year or two before and was driving a truck all around Detroit delivering meat to restaurants. He typically drove this meat truck from 4:00am until noon each day. He got paid in cash at the end of each day by his boss. He’d been the first person from th...
Tags: Featured, Careers, America, Yale, Life Lessons, Job Search, Career Advice, Detroit, Law School, Legal Profession, Yale University, Law Jobs, State, Apply For A Job, Grosse Pointe, John Milton


US joins China and Turkey in troubling approach to extraditions

A distasteful development in international relations has recently surfaced: the use of arrest warrants and extradition requests of individuals as bargaining chips in matters of broader foreign policy. Turkey, China, and the US are presently involved in actions that reflect a willingness to put pressure on each other by targeting private individuals. This is a corruption of the protection of individual rights in criminal cases, which is fundamental to the rule of law in America. Turkey has asked ...
Tags: Opinion, Saudi Arabia, Stanford, China, US, America, Sport, Turkey, Iran, Canada, Soccer, Pennsylvania, Xi Jinping, Vancouver, Erdogan, Justice Department


NRA 2019 Board Candidate Lt. Colonel Willes K. Lee: Interview

Editor Note: AmmoLand News has officially endorsed Willes Lee for the 2019 NRA Board of Directors. Please consider him for your vote. NRA Board Candidate Lt. Colonel Willes K. Lee U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Later this month NRA members will receive their ballots to select members of the 2019 NRA Board of Directors. One-third of the Board's 76 seats are due to expire in April at the NRA Annual Meeting. Voting-eligible NRA members will determine which 25 nominees will receive a three-year term t...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Obama, Congress, Senate, US, America, Military, House, Marco Rubio, US Senate, John, Goa, Gun Rights, Rnc, Nra


Pompeo’s Anti-Iran Tour Faces Obstacles of a Fractious Middle East

Touring eight countries in one week, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sought to build a regional coalition against Iran. The obstacles are formidable.
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Israel, Iran, United States, Egypt, Middle East, Jordan, State, Mike, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo, United States International Relations, Embargoes and Sanctions, United States Defense and Military Forces


Canton Dispensary Among Five Medical Marijuana Sites to Open Soon

Four more medical marijuana dispensaries have been awarded licenses from the state. These businesses are now close to opening their doors. The Ohio Pharmacy Board has awarded certificates of operation to planned medical marijuana dispensaries in Canton, Wickliffe, Sandusky and Wintersville. The Wintersville dispensary is the second in that eastern Ohio town to be awarded a certificate of operation. All five could be up and running in days. State officials say the supply of medical marijuana will...
Tags: Ohio, Akron, State, Jo Ingles, Canton, Wintersville, Ohio Pharmacy Board, Greenleaf Apothecaries, Canton Wickliffe Sandusky, Greentree Ave SW


Secretary Of State Pompeo Meets With Saudi Crown Prince Before Heading Home

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's trip to the Middle East started with controversy over U.S. plans to withdraw from Syria and ended in discussions about the killing of Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi.
Tags: News, Syria, Middle East, State, U S, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo


Critical Update: Major Blow to Iowa RKBA Amendment Efforts

Critical Update: Major Blow to Iowa RKBA Amendment Efforts USA – -(Ammoland.com)- My fellow Iowans, I have unexpected and bad news to report. A short time ago, I learned that all progress to add your Right to Keep and Bear Arms to the Iowa Constitution appears to have been undone. Amending the Iowa Constitution is an extremely long and challenging task. The process to do this is laid out in Article 10 of the state constitution and among those requirements is a mandate for public notification....
Tags: Usa, Guns, Iowa, Ifc, General Assembly, State, Des Moines, Paul Pate, Iowa Firearms Coalition, Pate, Gun Rights News, National Rifle Association the IFC, Iowa Firearms Coalition (IFC, People of Iowa, Iowa Firearms Coalition Inc PO Box 705 Ames IA


What We Know About The 5 Meetings Between Trump And Putin

This weekend brought the remarkable news that President Donald Trump went to extreme lengths to conceal or limit access to information about his in-person meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin. As first reported by the Washington Post, Trump has blocked the rest of his administration from receiving briefings about his conversations with Putin, once going so far as to take possession of the notes of the U.S. interpreter present. Details about these unusual, unprecedented actions are re...
Tags: Post, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, North Korea, France, Senate, White House, Angela Merkel, Russia, Bloomberg, Syria, Ukraine, Cnn, Fbi, Hillary Clinton


US tells Saudis to hold ‘accountable’ killers of journalist

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he told the king and crown prince of Saudi Arabia on Monday that the Trump administration expects the kingdom to hold accountable “every single person” responsible for the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed inside one of the country’s consulates after […]
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, US, Nation, Trump, State, Riyadh Saudi Arabia, Mike Pompeo, Jamal Khashoggi


Mike Pompeo's long, strange tour through the Mideast

What a long, strange trip it has been. US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, flew from the US to Jordan to Iraq to Egypt to the United Arab Emirates to Qatar to Saudi Arabia and finally to Oman.
Tags: Saudi Arabia, Iraq, US, Qatar, Cnn, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, State, Mideast, Mike Pompeo


Jordan, France, Iran follow Pompeo to Baghdad, Le Drian announces loan

King Abdullah's visit, his first since 2008, follows a week after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stopped off in both countries at the start of a Middle East tour meant to mobilize Arab countries against Iran and reassure them over the planned U.S. troop withdrawal from Syria. The Jordanian king was greeted by President Barham Salih on a red carpet at Baghdad airport before heading to meet Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi. Salih welcomed the visit as strengthening "joint interests and secur...
Tags: Science, Iran, Syria, Middle East, Baghdad, State, Abdullah, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo, Barham Salih, Jordan France Iran, Adel Abdul Mahdi Salih


U.S.'s Pompeo: Saudis assured me of accountability for Khashoggi murder

The U.S. secretary of state said Monday that Saudi leaders assured him everyone responsible for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi would be held accountable.
Tags: News, State, Pompeo, Khashoggi, Jamal Khashoggi


Trump threatens Turkey with economic devastation if it attacks Syrian Kurd militia

Relations between the United States and Turkey have long been strained by Washington's support for the Kurdish YPG, which Turkey views as an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) that is waging a decades-long insurgency in Turkey. Speaking in Riyadh, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he did not think the threat would change plans to withdraw troops from Syria. Asked what Trump meant by economic devastation, he said: "You'll have to ask the president." "We have applied econ...
Tags: News, Washington, Turkey, Syria, United States, Trump, Ankara, Riyadh, State, Kurdistan Workers Party PKK, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo


Brace Yourself: Waves Of 2020 Announcements Expected Soon

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — After months of speculation and secrecy, the 2020 presidential primary season is about to explode. With several Democrats already in the race, a half dozen more are locking down final travel, staffing and strategy to launch White House bids in the coming weeks. While plans may change, the announcements are expected to come in waves, the first featuring a group of ambitious Senate Democrats including New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, California Sen. Kamala Harris and Ne...
Tags: New York, Texas, News, Minnesota, Obama, California, Washington, Senate, White House, New York City, Los Angeles, Joe Biden, Ap, Cnn, Hillary Clinton, New Hampshire


Khashoggi's killers must be held to account, Pompeo tells Saudi crown prince

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has told Saudi officials, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, that the killers of journalist Jamal Khashoggi must "be held accountable."
Tags: US, Cnn, State, Mohammed bin Salman, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo, Khashoggi, Jamal Khashoggi