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Author: 0 What is Earth Hour, and why are the lights out?

Earth Hour is an event in Carrboro encouraging residents to turn their lights off from 8:30-9:30 p.m.to promote conservation. Earth Hour is an worldwide event during which the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) calls on organizations and individuals to turn off non-essential lights for one hour as a symbol to their commitment to the planet.

Global Media Trump Budget Horrifies Majority of Voters, Poll Finds
Author: 0 Trump Budget Horrifies Majority of Voters, Poll Finds

The Quinnipiac poll, released Thursday, found that 56 percent of those surveyed disapprove of the Republican plan, with more non-white voters against it than white voters. The poll included 1,001 likely voters in 2018 across 20 battleground congressional districts, 11 carried by Clinton, and nine carried by Trump. Just 22% of those voters support the bill, compared to 48% who oppose the legislation.

Author: 0 What Failure On Obamacare Repeal Means For Tax Reform

He has said he wants a vote tomorrow up or down. "But I had a choice". American movers and shakers' search for a national, public/private health care system able to offer all citizens - regardless of age, gender, income and health status - high-quality affordable medical insurance is seen by many as a Don Quixote-type quest: an impossible dream.

Global Media Gen Raheel allowed to lead Saudi military alliance: Kh Asif
Author: 0 Gen Raheel allowed to lead Saudi military alliance: Kh Asif

In 2015, Saudi Arabia had announced the formation of the coalition to combat terrorism and Pakistan was made a member of the coalition. Having informed the senate earlier in January that the former army chief had not asked for an NOC to lead a Saudi led military alliance, the defence minister now stated that the "Saudi government had sought a written permission from Pakistan which we have given".

Global Media Yogi Adityanath Keeps the Promises of BJP's Election Manifesto
Author: 0 Yogi Adityanath Keeps the Promises of BJP's Election Manifesto

According to the latest ANI report, an FIR has been registered in Hazratganj against Kunder for calling Yogi Adityanath a "goon". He had conducted an opinion poll in his personal website, and 80% of the respondents have voted for stronger laws against cow slaughter, 19% have voted against it.

Author: 0 Earth Hour : Yes, one hour can make a difference

Many Canadians will take part in the 10th annual Earth Hour tonight by turning out their lights for an hour. Households and businesses saved energy by turning off home appliances and lights in homes, shops, cafes and restaurants. "So this we are doing for the planet, and this is a small initiative to show our commitment toward our country and society". "We live in an era of climate responsibility; climate change is a certainty, as is the human responsibility for it", added the release.

Global Media One dead and many more injured in Cincinnati nightclub gun rampage
Author: 0 One dead and many more injured in Cincinnati nightclub gun rampage

The shooting occurred at the Cameo Night Club on Kellogg Avenue in the Linwood area just after 1 a.m., local TV station WLWT5 reported . CPD Capt. Kimberly Williams said police are having trouble with witness cooperation. Police said there's no indication the crime is an act of terror. One person was killed and at least 13 other victims have been taken to hospital, according to reports .

Author: 0 Donald Trump: I Never Said We'd Repeal Obamacare Immediately (He Did)

Regardless of what's worked out, here's what's for sure: given that all Democrats are expected to vote against it, the legislation will fail if more than 22 House Republicans vote against it. In response to Democratic criticism, he repeatedly said he has often ruled for the "little guy" over corporations. Republicans have spent years railing against the Affordable Care Act, branding it an example of Democrats pushing for socialized medicine.

Global Media Republicans delay US House vote on healthcare plan
Author: 0 Republicans delay US House vote on healthcare plan

Jack Langer, a spokesman for Nunes, declined to say if the White House was the chairman's source. Asked whether the administration had enough votes to pass the bill, Spicer said they would have to wait and see what happens with the vote.

Author: 0 Trump's Health Care bill dead, Obamacare lives

It cast a long shadow over the ambitious agenda that Trump and Republican leaders had promised to enact once their party assumed power at both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue. If she were to lose it, she wouldn't be able to afford the $13,000-a-year out-of-pocket maximum under her husband's insurance. "I hope that this makes Trump the earliest lame duck ever".

Author: 0 Trump's Health Care Legislation To Either Live Or Die Today

As the time of the vote has approached, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and President Trump have been working hard to yank this enormous turd of a bill across the 218-vote threshold it needs to pass. They took out a second mortgage to pay the bills. Holding a vote on a GOP bill that would be killed by GOP votes would've needlessly put House Republicans in an terrible position.

Global Media London attack: British High Commissioner thanks India for support
Author: 0 London attack: British High Commissioner thanks India for support

Commons Leader David Lidington later said that the attacker had been shot by police. "It's a reminder that it's a very risky environment in this world and a place like London, just like New York City, is a leading terror target". Asquith said that "we do not believe more attacks will take place". On counter-terror cooperation with India, he said, "It is a very important part" of British collaboration with the country and added that it is at a "very high level".

Author: 0 Thousands of Cities Go Dark to Fight Climate Change

With "Shine a Light on Climate Action" as its theme, the main Earth Hour events in Indonesia will take place in two locations, namely the Lippo Mall in Kuta and the Catur Muka Monument in Puputan Badung, Denpasar. A compilation of the photos submitted to the WWF will be uploaded to their official Facebook page atwww.facebook.com/wwf.philippines to showcase endeavors in celebration of Earth Hour 2017 around the country.

Author: 0 Airstrikes hit ISIS in area where civilian deaths are alleged

The US-led coalition against the Islamic State group said Saturday that it struck a location in west Mosul where civilians were reportedly killed by aerial bombing. In the initial hours following the strike by United States drones and aircraft, the Pentagon had been adamant that it had only hit a building some 40 feet away from the mosque, where it said al Qaeda members were holding a meeting.

Global Media 15 people shot, 1 dead at Cincinnati nightclub
Author: 0 15 people shot, 1 dead at Cincinnati nightclub

WLWT reports that the shooting happened around 2:00 am Sunday at Cameo nightclub. One person was killed and at least 13 other victims have been taken to hospital, according to reports. An investigation is ongoing and police have not said whether any arrests have been made. Sgt. Franz added, "At this point we have multiple witnesses we're interviewing and we have nobody in custody".

Author: 0 GOP's worst health care plan ever deserved to die

The old and the poor made out great when House Republicans failed Friday to dismantle Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. "But in a way I'm glad I got it out of the way". A - Hard to say. "But for tomorrow, we must gird ourselves for the battles yet to come". As it now stands, 65% of health costs are paid by the federal government in one way or another, Angell wrote .

Author: 0 U.S. investigating Mosul airstrikes that left hundreds of civilians dead

The military's release came after it earlier announced a review of whether any of three airstrikes in Syria and Iraq over the past week were linked to reported deaths of hundreds of civilians. The coalition said in a statement Saturday that the assessment is focused on a March 17 airstrike made at the request of Iraqi security forces in the area where the allegations surfaced.

Global Media Thousands march in London to protest Brexit
Author: 0 Thousands march in London to protest Brexit

London MP David Lammy said there are a lot of people against Brexit in Britain, adding that in democracies people are always allowed to change their minds. Just a few hundred yards from May's front door former Liberal Democrat leader, and deputy prime minister Nick Clegg told a good-natured yet feisty crowd: "Thank you for standing for the principles of openness, tolerance and pluralism.

Author: 0 Trump's massive loss endangers his young presidency

In addition to watching the repeal process closely , The Takeaway has been talking to people who get their insurance through the ACA . Molina Healthcare is now an Obamacare provider, although Molina said he is waiting to see if the company will stay in the marketplace or leave.

Global Media Iraqi forces pause Mosul push over concern for civilian casualties
Author: 0 Iraqi forces pause Mosul push over concern for civilian casualties

US pilots describe dozens of strike aircraft circling high above west Mosul, waiting their turn to drop a bomb. The coalition said it opened an initial "civilian casualty credibility assessment" to determine the validity of the reports . The exact cause of the collapses was not clear but a local lawmaker and two residents said the air strikes may have detonated an IS truck filled with explosives, destroying buildings in the heavily-populated area.

Author: 0 Evidence Suggests Trump Camp May Have Coordinated With Russian Hacking

USA officials told CNN that the agency is now reviewing human intelligence, travel, business and phone records, and several accounts of in-person meetings. "But when you throw out a vague term like that, it's a catch-all", Spicer said. According to CNN , the Federal Bureau of Investigation suspects such coordination may have taken place, although the information was not conclusive.

Author: 0 No surprise: Beijing's pick Lam chosen as Hong Kong leader

The committee represents 38 industry and trade groups, many of which have traditionally supported China's central government and its policies. Pro-democracy campaigners describe the election process as a farce and predict weekend protests as the prospect of political reform in the semi-autonomous city appears more unattainable than ever.

Author: 0 SC blows out Baylor

People will rank us as the least likely to advance at this point. "Even if we lose Ish and Mot, we're still going to be great". "And then we have a spring one actually coming up in April". "It's one of the best defenses that we came across", Wainright said. Yet a longtime friendship with current West Virginia coach Bob Huggins provided Martin his big break.

Global Media Ricciardo out of Australian Grand Prix
Author: 0 Ricciardo out of Australian Grand Prix

Anew era for Formula One cars got under way without much change in the status quo, with Lewis Hamilton posting the fastest time in his Mercedes in the first practice session of the opening Grand Prix weekend of the season. "I couldn't quite get a flawless lap in, so I'm not quite satisfied with the result". I think the team is getting stronger. "Tomorrow I think we can do something in the race", Vettel added.

Global Media SC seeks Election Commission's response on plea alleging tampering with EVMs
Author: 0 SC seeks Election Commission's response on plea alleging tampering with EVMs

However, the Election Commission stated that that EVMs can not be tampered with saying, "Given the effective technical and administrative safeguards, Electronic Voting Machines are not tamperable and the integrity of the electoral process is preserved.If any specific allegation with material facts is presented, it (the allegations) will be looked into with all seriousness on administrative sides".

Global Media USA confirms air strike in Mosul district where dozens were killed
Author: 0 USA confirms air strike in Mosul district where dozens were killed

Other officials said that hundreds of people had died in the strikes. The U.N. refugee agency estimates that about 400,000 residents remain trapped in Mosul's Old City, while as many as 600,000 remain trapped in Western Mosul. Neighbors said at least 80 bodies had been recovered from one house, where people had been encouraged by local elders to take shelter. The strike comes in the same month as two other high profile strikes in Syria, where the US -led coalition is also fighting ISIS.

Global Media Donald Trump Jr. Says He Misses Campaign Trail at Texas Republican Event
Author: 0 Donald Trump Jr. Says He Misses Campaign Trail at Texas Republican Event

He added: "Deals are still exciting, but when you're the sort of guy out there every day, 24/7, fighting in this thing - it's a great fight". I don't miss the politics, I promise. As the US attorney for the Southern District of New York, Bharara worked in a jurisdiction that includes the Manhattan headquarters of the Trump Organization.

Global Media London Attacker Visited Saudi Arabia on Multiple Occasions, Last Time in 2015
Author: 0 London Attacker Visited Saudi Arabia on Multiple Occasions, Last Time in 2015

He then returned for six days in March 2015 on a trip booked through an approved travel agent and made on an "Umra" visa, usually granted to those on a religious pilgrimage to the country's Islamic holy sites. In all, he killed four people and left more than two dozen hospitalised, including some with what have been described as catastrophic injuries. It was not clear whether the attacker was directly connected to the jihadist group.

Author: 0 Militiamen kill 40 policemen in DRC

The state Governor Alexis Nkande Myopompa said an investigation had been launched into the killings. Congo's government must cooperate with United Nations efforts to locate experts who have been missing in the violent Kasai region for almost two weeks, Human Rights Watch said Saturday March 25, 2017.

Author: 0 US House panel leaders split over session on Russian Federation

A Republican House Intelligence Committee aide told Reuters that Nunes had apologized to Democrats on the panel during their regularly scheduled meeting. He said that he had been given reports that showed that intelligence agencies had intercepted communications of Trump and his associates. Nunes said the surveillance itself appeared to be legal - presumably through a warrant from Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court - but that the concern was what intelligence agencies did with ...

Global Media Go Behind The Scenes With The Power Rangers
Author: 0 Go Behind The Scenes With The Power Rangers

And the film was shot mostly in sequence with the plot , so the audience saw their friendship develop as it did in real life . This iteration of the character represents both a nightmare - and a fantasy - for the hormonal teen heroes, director Dean Israelite explained to Footwear News on Thursday at the film's premiere in Los Angeles.

Global Media Info suggests Trump associates may have coordinated with Russians
Author: 0 Info suggests Trump associates may have coordinated with Russians

Jim Himes during his time to ask questions of Comey and NSA Director Michael Rogers". "Investigating it and having proof of it are two different things", Spicer said. At the height of the hard-fought election campaign last summer, the United States accused Russian Federation of orchestrating the release of hacked emails from the Democratic National Committee and key Clinton campaign officials in a bid to influence the outcome.

Global Media Canada Passes Anti-Islamophobia Motion In Spite Of Trolls
Author: 0 Canada Passes Anti-Islamophobia Motion In Spite Of Trolls

Liberal MP Iqra Khalid, who sponsored the motion, was applauded loudly by her Liberal fellows as she stood to vote. "M-103 is not inclusive". Red Deer MPs Earl Dreeshen and Blaine Calkins both voted against a motion in Parliament on Thursday that condemned Islamophobia.

Global Media Explosion on Merseyside destroys two buildings
Author: 0 Explosion on Merseyside destroys two buildings

Around 20 people have been evacuated from houses in the surrounding area and moved to a nearby church, the ambulance service added. The two seriously injured people are being cared for at Aintree Hospital. 'Building flattened with other buildings around it suffering damage'. Vicky-Aspey tweeted: "Massive explosion here in Wirral ". It is unclear at this time if anyone was present in either building at the time of the explosion, however the Liverpool Echo reports that injured people ...

Global Media Juncker Puts Price on Brexit as Italy Offers Early Trade Talks
Author: 0 Juncker Puts Price on Brexit as Italy Offers Early Trade Talks

Article 50 will be triggered on 29 March. The committee urged ministers to put a high priority on securing a transitional deal so that companies can continue to trade in the interim period between the expected Brexit date in 2019 and the conclusion of a free trade agreement, which will "almost certainly take more than two years" to negotiate.

Global Media 3 anti-Trump protesters arrested in California
Author: 0 3 anti-Trump protesters arrested in California

There were several other arrests, and two people suffered minor injuries. The Los Angeles Times reports that the man with the pepper spray, dressed in black with a mask, attacked first after which pro-Trump demonstrators fought back by tackling, punching and kicking the man.

Global Media Police Officer Chases Wayward Texan Cow
Author: 0 Police Officer Chases Wayward Texan Cow

Dashcam video from the Texas police officer's vehicle caught the entire incident on tape. The officer followed behind and closed the fence to capture it, but the cow had other plans. The cow is still on the run. "Unknown heifer has beef with TPD", police wrote as the video caption. As of Thursday night, the cow had made a clean break from the law and was last seen heading outside of the city limits.

Global Media Australia braces for Cyclone Debbie
Author: 0 Australia braces for Cyclone Debbie

Now the cyclone is expected to make landfall along the northern Queensland coast between Townsville and Proserpine on Tuesday morning. It includes the Cairns, Townsville, Mackay and Whitsunday Islands regions. Meanwhile, a tropical cyclone is developing off the Western Australian coast and forecast to intensify slowly over coming days. Queensland Emergency Services and Fire Commissioner Katarina Carroll said authorites were treating the cyclone threat very seriously.

Global Media Anti-Brexit protest draws thousands to central London
Author: 0 Anti-Brexit protest draws thousands to central London

It encouraged supporters to show their respect for the victims of Wednesday's attack in Westminster by laying flowers and will hold a minute's silence. The interview came a day before leaders of European Union member states are to gather in Rome Saturday to celebrate the signing of the Treaty of Rome 60 years ago, the agreement that saw the birth of what is now the EU.

Global Media USA officials say info suggests Trump camp coordinated with Russians
Author: 0 USA officials say info suggests Trump camp coordinated with Russians

But while the officials claimed the evidence had raised the suspicions of USA counter-intelligence investigators, they emphasised to CNN that inquiries were still ongoing and that the information was not conclusive. He was speaking after Mr Comey told U.S. politicians during questioning on Capitol Hill that the FBI had launched an investigation because it had gathered "a credible allegation of wrongdoing or reasonable basis to believe an American may be acting as an agent of a foreign ...

Author: 0 Orlando activists urge Republicans to reform, not replace ACA

Some how, some way, there must be a sensible solution to health care. Tuesday Sinclair of East Longmeadow said, "I think that they should just go back and keep working on it". House Republicans are now discussing a deal that would do away with the requirements, which might win conservative votes but risks losing centrists.

Global Media London victims: Police officer, teacher, American tourist killed
Author: 0 London victims: Police officer, teacher, American tourist killed

The attacker, United Kingdom native Khalid Masood, drove a auto across Westminster Bridge, running over several pedestrians before crashing into a gate outside of Parliament. He was every inch a hero , and his actions will never be forgotten", Prime Minister Theresa May said in Parliament. "One of the reasons I can say London is the safest global city in the world and one of the safest cities in the world is because there are literally tens of thousands of Keith Palmers keeping our cities ...