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Global Media What Will Happen To Arts Programs In Schools Under Trump's Budget Proposal?
Author: 0 What Will Happen To Arts Programs In Schools Under Trump's Budget Proposal?

Jenny Bertolette, a spokeswoman for Meals on Wheels , said the group gets about 35 percent of its funding through the Older Americans Act , with the rest provided by state and local governments and private donations. In his press conference, Mulvaney said Trump's spending plan delivers on the promise he made during the campaign, to cut wasteful spending. Meals on Wheels saves taxpayers $34 billion a year in healthcare costs .

Author: 0 Why there are no NCAA tournament games in North Carolina

The Blue Devils played in Greenville the last time the NCAA tournament visited in 2002. "They have the right to host it whether our state is smart enough to have it", Krzyzewski told reporters. Said North Carolina head coach Roy Williams: "I'm very sad, very disappointed about the whole thing, what apparently is something that's really, really hard to change".

Global Media Tillerson shuns all but conservative website on Asia tour
Author: 0 Tillerson shuns all but conservative website on Asia tour

State Department officials have described Tillerson's effort this week as a "listening tour" as the administration seeks a coherent North Korea policy, well-coordinated with its Asian partners. Thomas Karako, a senior fellow at the Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies, said that after so many years of failed diplomacy, it's inevitable the US would consider more aggressive steps like military action.

Author: 0 Erdogan lashes out at European Union court's headscarf ban ruling

The EU says it expects Turkey to continue implementing the deal. Meanwhile, Turkish Minister for European Union Affairs, Omer Celik, maintains that recent events will not hurt business ties with the Netherlands. "They are hypocrites!" said Erdogan. Following the Dutch ban on Turkish politicians holding rallies, Erdogan accused the Dutch of "Nazism and fascism" and blamed The Netherlands for allowing the 1995 massacre of Bosnian Muslims, which took place in Srebrenica during the Bosnian ...

Global Media March Madness Guide: How to fill out your bracket
Author: 0 March Madness Guide: How to fill out your bracket

With short distances to Tulsa and their home-away-from-home in KC, Kansas should come out of the Midwest, but there's the Izzo factor, Iowa State and Louisville, not to mention an OR team that has some inspiration to play for an injured teammate.

Global Media South African court avoids social security disaster
Author: 0 South African court avoids social security disaster

Speaking outside the ConCourt after the judgment on Friday, Sassa chief executive Thokozani Magwaza said the professional relationship between the agency and CPS remained intact though he lashed out at recent utterances by Belamant. "He knows that the process starts on the 20th, not on the 16th, and money is transferred from Treasury three days before payment of grants takes place", Magwaza said.

Author: 0 Rex Tillerson: North Korea needs fresh approach

The remark, made in a joint news conference in Tokyo with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, strongly suggests that the new US policy on North Korea will be tough and pressure-oriented, rather than engagement. He further pledged the USA commitment to defending Japan and other allies "is unwavering". Tillerson visits South Korea and China later in the week.

Global Media Queen grants Royal Assent for Theresa May to trigger Brexit
Author: 0 Queen grants Royal Assent for Theresa May to trigger Brexit

Royal assent is a formality-no monarch has refused to sign a bill for more than 300 years. The new act had to be legislated after the Supreme Court backed a court decision which ordered the government to receive a parliamentary approval before triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty.

Author: 0 Turkey says Tillerson to visit on March 30

Some 5. 5 million Turks live outside the country, including an estimated 400,000 in the Netherlands. Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders also explicitly announced that the visit of Cavusoglu is not welcomed. Ankara views the YPG as the Syrian extension of the Kurdish PKK militant group, which has fought an insurgency in Turkey's southeast since 1984 and is considered a terrorist group by both the United States and European Union.

Global Media Tillerson to visit China ahead of Xi-Trump summit
Author: 0 Tillerson to visit China ahead of Xi-Trump summit

Tillerson's trip to Northeast Asia comes as the Trump administration is completing its strategic review on North Korea. Asked what Tillerson would tell Asian trading partners following President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the multilateral Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal negotiated by his predecessor, Toner said the secretary's message would be that trade is a vital US stimulus.

Global Media United Kingdom dismisses Trump's wire-tap claims as 'ridiculous'
Author: 0 United Kingdom dismisses Trump's wire-tap claims as 'ridiculous'

The official described the conversation as "cordial" where McMaster described Spicer's comment as "unintentional". The White House allegations prompted concern that the US-UK intelligence relationship could be undermined. He added: "We have received assurances that these allegations won't be repeated and this shows the administration doesn't give the allegations any credence".

Author: 0 Tillerson Says State Department Spending 'Unsustainable'

Two decades of diplomatic and other efforts, including aid given to North Korea by the United States, had failed to achieve the goal of denuclearizing Pyongyang, Tillerson said. Tillerson still has no deputy-the White House reportedly blocked his choice-and he doesn't seem to have much influence over a foreign policy crafted mostly by close Trump advisers like Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner.

Global Media Anne Frank Center Calls For Resignation of Trump Adviser Sebastian Gorka
Author: 0 Anne Frank Center Calls For Resignation of Trump Adviser Sebastian Gorka

It was founded by Admiral Miklos Horthy , a self-confessed anti-semite who colloborated with Hitler and the Nazi regime, including turning over hundreds of thousands of Jews to the Nazis. The revelation has stoked calls from Jewish organizations for him to resign from the administration. "That Sebastian can not even deny he has links with a Nazi-affiliated organization is symptomatic of the grotesque anti-Semitism that has infected the White House", Anne Frank Center executive director ...

Author: 0 Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) Under Analyst Spotlight

Sandler O'Neill upgraded shares of Sterling Bancorp from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, March 9th. Hovde Group upgraded the shares of STL in report on Wednesday, March 8 to "Outperform" rating. To view the price target ranked by analysts, STL attains high-level price target of 31 while lower level target was 26, it can be use an indication to know how much worth stock has stored in it.

Global Media Trump, Germany's Merkel hold first face-to-face meeting at White House
Author: 0 Trump, Germany's Merkel hold first face-to-face meeting at White House

In her remarks, Merkel also referred to past tensions with Trump, as she seeks to build a new relationship with the third U.S. president she has encountered as German Chancellor. "The other option is that we file a suit against him at the WTO - there are procedures laid out there because in the WTO agreements it is clearly laid out that you're not allowed to take more than 2.5% taxes on imports of cars", Ms Zypries said .

Author: 0 How Trump's proposed NIH cuts could actually play out

Congress to oppose this budget", said AJWS President and CEO Robert Bank, "and we call on American Jews and all Americans who are guided by the value of upholding the dignity of every person to oppose President Trump's proposed radical cuts to the budget".

Global Media Thirty-three Somali refugees killed by air strike off Yemen coast
Author: 0 Thirty-three Somali refugees killed by air strike off Yemen coast

At least 31 people died in the incident, news agencies reported , quoting officials in Hudaydah port. He said that panic erupted among the refugees when the helicopter opened fire. It also said that the dead included women and children. An Arab coalition was assembled by Saudi Arabia in 2015 to fight the Houthis and troops loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh who have fired missiles into neighbouring Saudi Arabia.

Author: 0 Tillerson calls for "new approach" to North Korea, no details

It was the first time that Tillerson, who was speaking at a joint news conference in Tokyo after talks with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, had taken questions from the media since taking office in early February. In his interview with CNN, Xiao addressed criticisms that China can and should be doing more unilaterally to stop North Korea. Tillerson, however, stressed that cooperation with Japan and South Korea was "critical".

Author: 0 Democrats dither on health care

Hayes, 30, is a self-employed, professional working musician, performing at his church, at weddings, parties - anywhere he can make music and money. "They'll cut a program like a maternal care program or something like that", he said . "A plan that covers everything is more expensive" she said, so this would lower costs. It also estimated that the plan would reduce federal deficits by $337 billion United States in the 2017-2026 period.

Global Media 'New enemy property law unfairly targets Indian Muslims'
Author: 0 'New enemy property law unfairly targets Indian Muslims'

The Bill will replace the ordinance promulgated by the government. Though there was support for the legislation, the Opposition criticism was that the government promulgated the ordinance five times which Saugata Roy of Trinamul Congress said "had created an all India record".

Author: 0 Tillerson says State Department spending "simply not sustainable"

Diplomacy has failed and it's time to "take a different approach" to North Korea, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday, as the North Korean embassy in China warned that American military threats were bringing the region to the brink of nuclear war.

Global Media China calls for talks to avoid conflict in Korean Peninsula
Author: 0 China calls for talks to avoid conflict in Korean Peninsula

But as his baptism of fire in crisis diplomacy begins, the former oil executive will likely have to tighten his purse strings. Tillerson also held talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and had dinner with Kishida. During the meeting with the President, during my visit to the United States with Donald Trump, with President Trump, indeed, North Korea fired a missile during that time, and indeed, President Trump stood beside me and said, as a strong message, that he stands with Japan ...

Global Media 3 soldiers, 8 militants killed in operation
Author: 0 3 soldiers, 8 militants killed in operation

The security forces conducted the operation after they received a tip-off about the presence of outlawed Lashker-e-Islam commander Mangal Bagh, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The Pakistan Army reportedly killed over 15 suspected terrorists in their retaliatory action at the time. After the attack, Pakistan had handed Afghanistan a list of 76 wanted terrorists believed to be hiding across the border.

Global Media Pipeline Builders 'Have to Buy' US-Made Steel, Trump Says
Author: 0 Pipeline Builders 'Have to Buy' US-Made Steel, Trump Says

It has been speculated that the lawsuit was suspended rather that dropped to ensure that TransCanada was not required to use US steel despite Trump's public statements that it would be. The construction of the Keystone XL pipeline will not be required to use American steel for its construction, despite President Trump signing an Executive Order in January which seemingly stated otherwise.

Global Media BJP Undecided On Rajnath Singh For UP Chief Minister, Decision On Saturday
Author: 0 BJP Undecided On Rajnath Singh For UP Chief Minister, Decision On Saturday

Despite his denial, Home Minister Rajnath Singh is the one of the top contenders for the post of CM of UP. According to reports, Home Minister Rajnath Singh is the most favoured in the party to be their representative in UP. In another plus, Mr Maurya is from the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS, the BJP's ideological mentor. The BJP would not like to upset the Dalit and Backward Caste voters who switched to the party in these assembly elections, voting for it in big numbers.

Author: 0 Cholesterol-lowering drug tested in Yorkshire offers 'hope'

Researchers found that Amgen Inc.'s new cholesterol-lowering drug Repatha reduced the risk of deaths, heart attacks and strokes by 20% compared with standard treatment with statin drugs, a benefit that the biotech hopes will persuade health insurers to pay the more than $14,500 yearly list price.

Author: 0 House Intelligence Committee gives updates on Russian Federation investigation

The Trump administration is contacting USA energy companies to ask them about their views on the United Nations global climate accord, sources say , a sign Trump is reconsidering his 2016 campaign pledge to back out of the deal. A group of Republicans opposed to President Trump and concerned over the slow pace of the ongoing probes into Russian meddling has launched a nonprofit to pressure other GOP leaders to create a select committee to take over the investigation.

Global Media White House tries to soothe British leaders angry over Trump wiretap claims
Author: 0 White House tries to soothe British leaders angry over Trump wiretap claims

Spicer repeated the allegations on Thursday, quoting from that Fox News report. Spicer denounced reporters for taking the president's words too literally and suggested lawmakers were basing their assessments on incomplete information. Britain is particularly sensitive to any suggestion that the U.S. would use GCHQ to keep "American fingerprints" off the spying. The White House will not repeat claims that British spies snooped on Donald Trump, Britain said on Friday after the United Kingdom ...

Global Media Demi proves once again why she's an excellent role model
Author: 0 Demi proves once again why she's an excellent role model

Speaking to the outlet Refinery29 last May, the Skyscraper stunner admitted that at her worst, her addiction drove her to use cocaine on an hourly basis. The fact that she has spent five years refraining from alcohol and substance abuse does by no means ascertain that she is free of her demons, however.

Global Media Rex Tillerson Extends Olive Branch to North Korea
Author: 0 Rex Tillerson Extends Olive Branch to North Korea

I highly value the fact that you chose Japan as your first place for a visit in Asia, which indicates the U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that North Korea has nothing to fear from the US or its allies in the region while calling for a new approach to efforts to dismantle the nation's nuclear program.

Author: 0 United Kingdom policies on climate change not pushing up energy bills says CCC

Unlike some in the Trump administration, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis is on record stating that he believes climate change is real and a threat to worldwide security. "Our children deserve the opportunity to raise their own families on a planet that is as safe, as prosperous and as attractive as the one that we have enjoyed", said Samantha Ahdoot, M.D., FAAP, a member of the AAP Council on Environmental Health Executive Committee.

Global Media Militants Kill 5 Soldiers Near Afghan Border
Author: 0 Militants Kill 5 Soldiers Near Afghan Border

But transportation of commercial goods and merchandise is still not allowed both ways. The prime minister said that Pakistan would become stronger, "because our men in uniform are vigilant at our borders and in urban centres". And Pakistani and Afghan officials customarily deny the allegations leveled by the other side. "It is very hard to determine what Pakistan is aiming to achieve, but it is a fact that the closure of the border caused damage on both sides of the border but the impact ...

Global Media Napolitano: Obama Spied On Trump Through The GCHQ
Author: 0 Napolitano: Obama Spied On Trump Through The GCHQ

GCHQ has a close relationship with the NSA, as well as with the eavesdropping agencies of Australia, Canada and New Zealand in a consortium called "Five Eyes."The British official said that under British law, GCHQ "can only gather intelligence for national security purposes" and noted that the USA election "clearly doesn't meet that criteria".

Global Media Palace official slams EU Parliament for 'intrusion'
Author: 0 Palace official slams EU Parliament for 'intrusion'

The often volatile Duterte won presidential elections a year ago after promising to eradicate drugs in society by killing tens of thousands of people and reinstating the death penalty. The European Parliament issued a resolution castigating the Duterte government for its abusive "war on drugs" linked to killings by police and "unidentified gunmen" of more than 7,000 people since July previous year.

Global Media Parrikar wins trust vote in Goa
Author: 0 Parrikar wins trust vote in Goa

In fact, in the run up to the elections, Sardesai was extremely critical of Parrikar and even went on to call him a "dalal" and "dictator". "In Manipur there was a sitting Chief Minister in Goa 4 Ex CM got elected as MLAs but we chose the leader on 12th", Singh said defending himself.

Global Media Vallejo kidnapper sentenced to 40 years
Author: 0 Vallejo kidnapper sentenced to 40 years

Speaking to disbarred attorney Muller in court, Huskins said: "You treated me like an object, a toy, an animal". "It is a trigger". "The only way I got through it was to picture that it was Aaron that I was with", Huskins said, sobbing uncontrollably until Quinn joined her and kissed her gently on the forehead.

Global Media Berlin says Turkey has stepped up spying in Germany
Author: 0 Berlin says Turkey has stepped up spying in Germany

In an unprecedented abandonment of diplomatic language, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu branded a German reporter's claims about Ankara allegedly detaining tourists coming to Turkey as "bullshit" at a tourism fair yesterday in Berlin.

Global Media Mulayam, Shivpal to skip tomorrow's SP Legislature Party meet
Author: 0 Mulayam, Shivpal to skip tomorrow's SP Legislature Party meet

Giving pep talk to SP leaders and MLAs, Yadav said: "There is no need to be disheartened". The senior leader said the party would take strict action against those found involved in wrongdoings that may have led to its defeat in the recently-concluded Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.

Global Media GroundUp: CPS wants R4.6bn from Sassa for the next two years
Author: 0 GroundUp: CPS wants R4.6bn from Sassa for the next two years

She also failed to ensure Sassa would pay the grants themselves as they had promised the court in November 2015. The welfare system is a lifeline for South Africa's most vulnerable and includes more than 11 million child support grants. The court had ruled in 2014 that Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) was awarded the contract unlawfully. According to papers filed at the Constitutional Court on Thursday, CPS had made a proposal to Sassa that the cost of the interim contract over a two-year ...

Global Media Conservative Party Fined And Referred To Police Over 2015 Election Expenses
Author: 0 Conservative Party Fined And Referred To Police Over 2015 Election Expenses

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage told BBC One's Sunday Politics that he "probably would" stand again in the seat if the electoral fraud investigation led to a by-election. But the tensions within the Tory ranks were underlined when party chairman Sir Patrick McLoughlin reportedly tried to knock the mobile phone from the hand of a Sky News journalist as he tried to film him outside the Houses of Parliament.

Global Media Man found guilty of murdering elderly pair despite mistaken identity defence
Author: 0 Man found guilty of murdering elderly pair despite mistaken identity defence

In a statement written by the defendant after his conviction, which was read to the court by his barrister Max Hill QC today, he continued to protest his innocence and claimed he was the victim of mistaken identity. On the night of June 5 police discovered his auto close to the port at Dover. Mr Khalil told the court that on June 3 past year, Qazimaj had resigned from his job at a recycling company in Essex and the following day he driven to Dover where he caught a ferry after abandoning ...

Global Media Disturbing details in case of teen who starved to death revealed
Author: 0 Disturbing details in case of teen who starved to death revealed

Although another Finn son had more privileges than Natalie and her siblings, a 14 year-old sister and 15 year-old boy. They say she was also wearing an adult diaper and appeared to have been in her own waste for quote, "some time". Matters first came to the fore after West Des Moines emergency responders were dispatched October 24, 2016 to the 800 block of 15th Street to assist with lifesaving measures on Natalie Finn .

Global Media Governor appoints Parrikar as CM, asks him to prove majority
Author: 0 Governor appoints Parrikar as CM, asks him to prove majority

Velingkar's GSM had made it clear from the start that the party was contesting the 2017 polls to defeat the BJP government. Manohar Parrikar, 61 is all set to take oath as the next Chief Minister of Goa tomorrow. Manohar Parrikar is slated to be sworn-in as the chief minister on Tuesday evening. The strength of the coalition stands exactly at 21, the magic figure.

Global Media SEALs who killed Bin Laden coming for drills
Author: 0 SEALs who killed Bin Laden coming for drills

The US Navy called the two-day drills "a trilateral missile warning informational link exercise ". Tokyo has an enviable position compared to South Korea in receiving Tillerson. While the drones were originally slated to be deployed to South Korea only in crisis situations, it now appears that the USA has chose to have them at the ready, amid North Korea's escalating threats.

Global Media BJP, Congress hold talks to form Goa government
Author: 0 BJP, Congress hold talks to form Goa government

During the hearing on Tuesday, the Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice of India JS Khehar, ordered an immediate floor test in Goa. "I appreciate Parrikar's deep commitment and love for the soil of Goa, but he should be sporting enough to accept the fact that the BJP has received drubbing under his leadership", he said.

Global Media Japan, US agree to closely coordinate on N. Korea policy
Author: 0 Japan, US agree to closely coordinate on N. Korea policy

North Korea carried out two nuclear tests previous year, and in January a senior North Korean official told NBC News that the country was ready to test-fire an intercontinental ballistic missile "at any time, at any place". China sees it as a threat to its own security. In his interview with CNN, Xiao addressed criticisms that China can and should be doing more unilaterally to stop North Korea .

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