Friday, 15 February 2019
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2020 Dems hit early voting states; Weld explores GOP bid

Added: 15.02.2019 22:19 | 0 views | 0 comments

Several Democratic presidential candidates are spending the long holiday weekend on the campaign trail, while a Republican has announced he's creating an exploratory committee for a possible 2020 run.


Law varies on whether Ryan Adams' alleged sexually charged texts with underage girl are a crime

Added: 15.02.2019 18:17 | 8 views | 0 comments

Analysis: There’s a uniform draft age, voting age and drinking age, but the age of consent for sex crimes remains an inconsistent patchwork among the states and the federal government.

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Best Picture Tournament: We're Down to the Final Four Oscar-Winning Films Before Naming a Champion

Added: 15.02.2019 15:11 | 14 views | 0 comments

Marlon Brando, The GodfatherCan you believe it? We are down to the final four films in our Best Picture Tournament! After two weeks of voting, and lots of difficult face-off rounds, you've narrowed down our list...

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Brexit BETRAYAL: The four Brexiteers who voted with LABOUR on key poll

Added: 15.02.2019 13:40 | 13 views | 0 comments

THE humiliating defeat suffered yesterday by Theresa May was struck with the help of four Tory Brexiteers, voting records revealed.


Two coal-fueled power plants to shutter, despite pressure from Trump

Added: 14.02.2019 19:19 | 14 views | 0 comments

The president tweeted that TVA needed to “give serious consideration to all factors before voting to close viable power plants, like Paradise #3 in Kentucky.”

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Senate Advances Trump's Attorney General Nominee William Barr

Added: 14.02.2019 18:51 | 16 views | 0 comments

The Senate confirmed William Barr's nomination forward to be attorney general on Thursday in a 54-45 vote, according to NBC News. Three Democrats joined nearly every Republican in voting for President Donald Trump's nominee, even though Barr's confirmation was expected since the GOP controls the Senate by a 53-47 majority. Barr faced intense scrutiny from Senate Democrats over how he would handle special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling during the 2016 presidential election, particularly if Barr would make Mueller's final report available to the public. Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) praised Barr earlier this week: "When it comes to Bill Barr, I...

Pay raise for federal employees would be retroactive; senior appointees also would benefit

Added: 14.02.2019 18:17 | 13 views | 0 comments

A budget measure set for final voting in Congress would grant federal employees an average 1.9 percent raise retroactive to Jan. 6, while pay for senior political appointees would increase for the first time since 2010.

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Voting systems that let losing side win may increase overall happiness

Added: 14.02.2019 17:20 | 1 views | 0 comments

A test of two alternative voting systems that measure the strength of people’s opinions has found that it is sometimes better to let the losing side win

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Egypt lawmakers voting to extend president's term limits

Added: 14.02.2019 11:12 | 10 views | 0 comments

Egypt's Parliament has begun voting over constitutional amendments to allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power, possibly until 2034, and further enshrine a role for the military in state affairs.

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Brexit vote latest: What MPs will be voting on in the Commons today

Added: 14.02.2019 8:52 | 20 views | 0 comments

MPs take part in a key Brexit Commons vote today on the Prime Minister's EU withdrawal stance.

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