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The Hill
White House releases $4.1T budget — then goes on attackpivoted to attacking congressional Republicans on their own fractured attempts
White House releases $4.1T budget — then goes on attack
The Hill / Posted 5 hours ago
pivoted to attacking congressional Republicans on their own fractured attempts to craft a fiscal blueprint. The administration’s final wish list for Congress includes multibillion-dollar investments in areas such as clean energy,... Read more
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dna
BMC allocates Rs10 crore for BEST in 2016-17 budgetservices in Mumbai as the transport body's plan to buy 300 new buses is most li
BMC allocates Rs10 crore for BEST in 2016-17 budget
dna / Posted 6 hours ago
services in Mumbai as the transport body's plan to buy 300 new buses is most likely to be hit hard. Thanks to the civic elections slated for early 2017, the BEST standing committee meeting witnessed a tensed or heated discussion, on Monday, on... Read more
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The Hill
Senators locked in negotiations over criminal justice reformbeing able to retroactively reduce their sentences. In light of concerns from
Senators locked in negotiations over criminal justice reform
The Hill / Posted 8 hours ago
being able to retroactively reduce their sentences. In light of concerns from conservative colleagues, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) said lawmakers are “continuing to work on a path forward.” “We will maintain our... Read more
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NBC News
Analysis: Obama's Final Budget Lands...GOP Will Likely PuntAmid a flurry of briefings and backgrounders by the White House's top economic
Analysis: Obama's Final Budget Lands...GOP Will Likely Punt
NBC News / Posted 10 hours ago
Amid a flurry of briefings and backgrounders by the White House's top economic advisers, the administration released President Barack Obama's final budget proposal on Tuesday. Senior officials insisted the president is focused on the nation's... Read more
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The Hill
Ryan says trade deal short on votes in Congressby the United States and 11 other nations last week in New Zealand. ADVERTISEM
Ryan says trade deal short on votes in Congress
The Hill / Posted 11 hours ago
by the United States and 11 other nations last week in New Zealand. ADVERTISEMENT As chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Ryan helped shepherd trade promotion authority through Congress last summer, giving lawmakers and up-or-down vote... Read more
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Daily Mail
Obama sends Congress record $4.1 trillion 2017 spending planhalf months before he leaves office - is facing heavy fire from Republicans who
Obama sends Congress record $4.1 trillion 2017 spending plan
Daily Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
half months before he leaves office - is facing heavy fire from Republicans who hope to capture the White House in November elections. The proposal had dim prospects of winning approval in a Republican-controlled Congress. Liberal spending list:... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Rewarding incompetencehis company, the pay’s the same whether you try or not. This epiphany is simil
Rewarding incompetence
Manila Standard Today / Posted 15 hours ago
his company, the pay’s the same whether you try or not. This epiphany is similar to what we have come to realize about the administration of President Benigno Aquino III. When failure to achieve goals consistently goes unpunished, you create a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zuma's About-Turn Suggests Nation Faces Another Unhinged Political Yearafter the court date. Regardless of the reason, moments such as these are sure
Zuma's About-Turn Suggests Nation Faces Another Unhinged Political Year
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
after the court date. Regardless of the reason, moments such as these are sure to have lasting implications for Zuma's administration and legacy, as well as the future of the ANC. Zuma no lame duck president President Zuma's influence over... Read more
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Quartz
Africa’s soccer chiefs can’t decide which Arab prince to vote as FIFA presidentduring the African Nations Cup final on Feb. 8, 2015. (Reuters/Amr Abdallah Dal
Africa’s soccer chiefs can’t decide which Arab prince to vote as FIFA president
Quartz / Posted 21 hours ago
during the African Nations Cup final on Feb. 8, 2015. (Reuters/Amr Abdallah Dalsh) On Friday (Feb. 5), the executive committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) decided to nominate Sheikh Salman of Bahrain as its choice for FIFA... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AU Lauds Progress On Peace Efforts in Somaliaand state formation, is an evolving and tangible reality," he said during AMISO
AU Lauds Progress On Peace Efforts in Somalia
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
and state formation, is an evolving and tangible reality," he said during AMISOM's Military Operations Coordination Committee (MOCC) meeting in Nairobi. Madeira enumerated the political achievements enabled by the relative peace currently... Read more
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The Chronicle
Young Trustee finalists urged to avoid stances on issuesUniversity faces. “There really is no room for a platform,” said junior Annie
Young Trustee finalists urged to avoid stances on issues
The Chronicle / Posted yesterday
University faces. “There really is no room for a platform,” said junior Annie Adair, chair of the Young Trustee Nominating Committee. “That was really important for [Riddell] and that’s what I tried to convey to the candidates.” A very different... Read more
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Canberra Times
US presidential primaries go awry as mavericks capture voters' imaginationsin the far north-west of Iowa, which will on Monday become the first state to c
US presidential primaries go awry as mavericks capture voters' imaginations
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
in the far north-west of Iowa, which will on Monday become the first state to cast its votes in the long American primary elections. Cruz, a far-right freshman senator from Texas, is the only candidate seriously challenging Donald Trump in the... Read more
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The Age
US presidential primaries go awry as mavericks capture voters' imaginationsin the far north-west of Iowa, which will on Monday become the first state to c
US presidential primaries go awry as mavericks capture voters' imaginations
The Age / Posted yesterday
in the far north-west of Iowa, which will on Monday become the first state to cast its votes in the long American primary elections. Cruz, a far-right freshman senator from Texas, is the only candidate seriously challenging Donald Trump in the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
US presidential primaries go awry as mavericks capture voters' imaginationsin the far north-west of Iowa, which will on Monday become the first state to c
US presidential primaries go awry as mavericks capture voters' imaginations
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
in the far north-west of Iowa, which will on Monday become the first state to cast its votes in the long American primary elections. Cruz, a far-right freshman senator from Texas, is the only candidate seriously challenging Donald Trump in the... Read more
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Quartz
South Africa faces another unhinged political year after Zuma’s latest about-turnafter the court date. Regardless of the reason, moments such as these are sure
South Africa faces another unhinged political year after Zuma’s latest about-turn
Quartz / Posted yesterday
after the court date. Regardless of the reason, moments such as these are sure to have lasting implications for Zuma’s administration and legacy, as well as for the ANC’s future.Zuma is no lame duck president Zuma’s influence over South... Read more
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The Washington Times
Obama’s $4 trillion budget fails laugh test in Congress“dead on arrival,” even the White House’s timing of the budget release seems co
Obama’s $4 trillion budget fails laugh test in Congress
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
“dead on arrival,” even the White House’s timing of the budget release seems counterproductive for Mr. Obama’s goals. The administration is introducing the spending plan on the same day as the New Hampshire primary elections, when media attention... Read more
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iol.co.za
Another politically unhinged year for SA?Zuma’s decision to #PayBackTheMoney would augur well for the ANC’s campaign in
Another politically unhinged year for SA?
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Zuma’s decision to #PayBackTheMoney would augur well for the ANC’s campaign in the local government elections, writes Giovanni Poggi. Why now? Will he really #PayBackTheMoney? How much of it will he pay back? These are some of the questions on the... Read more
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The Space Review
Filling in the detailsTwo events on Tuesday have the potential to provide clues for the future of spa
Filling in the details
The Space Review / Posted yesterday
Two events on Tuesday have the potential to provide clues for the future of space policy. In Washington, the Obama Administration will release its fiscal year 2017 budget proposal, the final one by this president. Meanwhile, several hundred... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Campaign for local bets takes off on Black Saturdayfor local candidates will start on Black Saturday, March 26, and not Good Frida
Campaign for local bets takes off on Black Saturday
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
for local candidates will start on Black Saturday, March 26, and not Good Friday as earlier prescribed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec), election lawyer Romulo Macalintal said yesterday. Citing Comelec Resolution 9981 issued on Aug. 18,... Read more
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The Record-Journal
Merrill proposes legislation that would automatically register voters at the DMVhas been submitted for the current session, but has yet to be listed as a forma
Merrill proposes legislation that would automatically register voters at the DMV
The Record-Journal / Posted yesterday
has been submitted for the current session, but has yet to be listed as a formal bill. The proposal will likely be taken up by the legislature’s General Administration and Elections Committee. “I look forward to the discussion,” Me... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorialsshould have played, but didn't, in protecting Flint residents. Rep. Jason Chaf
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted yesterday
should have played, but didn't, in protecting Flint residents. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, chairman of the Oversight Committee, handled the various interests of committee members appropriately, while insisting on answers from the staffer the... Read more
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Roll Call
Criminal Justice Debate Turns to 'How Much' Is Possibleare really stressing the need to ensure the bill addresses a large number of pe
Criminal Justice Debate Turns to 'How Much' Is Possible
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
are really stressing the need to ensure the bill addresses a large number of people,” one Senate Judiciary Committee aide said. But some involved in the debate say the final bill could be a pale reflection of what its proponents... Read more
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Raw Story
How the black middle class was attacked by Woodrow Wilson’s administrationWhen Woodrow Wilson arrived in the nation’s capital in March 1913, he brought w
How the black middle class was attacked by Woodrow Wilson’s administration
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
When Woodrow Wilson arrived in the nation’s capital in March 1913, he brought with him an administration loaded with white supremacists. Wilson’s lieutenants segregated offices, harassed black workers, and removed black politicians from political... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorialsshould have played, but didn't, in protecting Flint residents. Rep. Jason Chaf
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted yesterday
should have played, but didn't, in protecting Flint residents. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, chairman of the Oversight Committee, handled the various interests of committee members appropriately, while insisting on answers from the staffer the... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorialsshould have played, but didn't, in protecting Flint residents. Rep. Jason Chaf
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted yesterday
should have played, but didn't, in protecting Flint residents. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, chairman of the Oversight Committee, handled the various interests of committee members appropriately, while insisting on answers from the staffer the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Telegram: the instant messaging app freeing up Iranians' conversationsstate TV is the exclusive mouthpiece of hardliners – often publicly opposing th
Telegram: the instant messaging app freeing up Iranians' conversations
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
state TV is the exclusive mouthpiece of hardliners – often publicly opposing the policies of Hassan Rouhani’s moderate administration – pro-reform candidates are also turning to Telegram as the most viable platform for spreading their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Administrative Referendum in Darfurof the decentralization system, Mussa added. Nassir Abdul Gadir, member of the
Administrative Referendum in Darfur
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
of the decentralization system, Mussa added. Nassir Abdul Gadir, member of the Freedom Party and the Peace and Unity Committee, has expressed opposition to the administrative referendum which he said is not a positive decision which may have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ogboru, Emerhor Didn't Really Campaign for Governorship - Okowabelieve all Deltans were excited when the issue of the Nigerian Maritime Univer
Ogboru, Emerhor Didn't Really Campaign for Governorship - Okowa
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
believe all Deltans were excited when the issue of the Nigerian Maritime University came up towards the end of the last administration. I believe too that Nigeria needs more than one maritime university, so it would not be right to scrap the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rev Maulana Fires Another Critic Mawaya After Chimesya - Ccap Blantyre Synod WranglesBlantyre Synod of the Church of Central Africa Presbytery (CCAP) has summoned R
Rev Maulana Fires Another Critic Mawaya After Chimesya - Ccap Blantyre Synod Wrangles
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Blantyre Synod of the Church of Central Africa Presbytery (CCAP) has summoned Reverend Paul Mawaya to face disciplinary committee on allegations that he is organising the Synod youths to create CCAP Blantyre Synod Youth against Homosexuality in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt, States Revenue Down By N2.8 Trillion in 2015stood at about $100 per barrel for 42 consecutive months. In the first quarter
Govt, States Revenue Down By N2.8 Trillion in 2015
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
stood at about $100 per barrel for 42 consecutive months. In the first quarter of 2014, the Federal Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) document showed that N2.1trillion was shared to the federal, state and local governments as follows: N666.3... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Guest column: The Bernie Sanders Phenomenoninternational interests. He has decades of experience in local and federal poli
Guest column: The Bernie Sanders Phenomenon
The Daily Cougar / Posted yesterday
international interests. He has decades of experience in local and federal politics, and now serves on the Veterans Affairs Committee, where he has worked to pass bipartisan bills that address the needs of American veterans. That’s why John McCain... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Resurgence Bogged By Old Fearsgot worse with the failure of the Northeast zone to nominate and recommend a po
Resurgence Bogged By Old Fears
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
got worse with the failure of the Northeast zone to nominate and recommend a potential candidate to the National Executive Committee (NEC), for consideration and possible adoption. There are two PDP governors in the zone and while there seems to be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Complicity of INECsomething to the effect that the card reader and INEC approved guidelines and r
The Complicity of INEC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
something to the effect that the card reader and INEC approved guidelines and regulation for the conduct of 2015 general elections and manual for election official are mere instruction/directives... . they do not have the force of the Electoral... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Zuma’s Nkandla U-turn suggests SA faces another unhinged political yearafter the court date. Regardless of the reason, moments such as these are sure
Zuma’s Nkandla U-turn suggests SA faces another unhinged political year
Mail & Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
after the court date. Regardless of the reason, moments such as these are sure to have lasting implications for Zuma’s administration and legacy, as well as for the ANC’s future. Zuma no lame duck president Zuma’s influence over South African... Read more
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The GW Hatchet
SA Senate rejects EVP candidateof judicial and legislative affairs. “He’s served tirelessly in his role very
SA Senate rejects EVP candidate
The GW Hatchet / Posted 2 days ago
of judicial and legislative affairs. “He’s served tirelessly in his role very well. He has the respect to work with the administration,” she said. Some senators questioned Speck’s ability to help them set up meetings with top officials –... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Signed, lapsed into law, or vetoedLike the outgoing administration of President Benigno “Noy” Aquino III, lawmake
Signed, lapsed into law, or vetoed
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
Like the outgoing administration of President Benigno “Noy” Aquino III, lawmakers of the 16th Congress are also set to bow out from office this June 30. But many of them are running in the May 9 elections, either as re-electionists or vying for... Read more
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Salon.com
“Intelligent people know that the empire is on the downhill”: A veteran CIA agent spills the goods on the Deep State and our foreign policy nightmareseducated at Fordham (and later Georgetown and Harvard), McGovern joined the Cen
“Intelligent people know that the empire is on the downhill”: A veteran CIA agent spills the goods on the Deep State and our foreign policy nightmares
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
educated at Fordham (and later Georgetown and Harvard), McGovern joined the Central Intelligence Agency during the Kennedy administration, when it was still possible to think sound, disinterested analysis out there in Langley, Virginia, could be a... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Where do our candidates stand on the BBL?for centuries. In more recent years, the former has tended to outstrip the latt
Where do our candidates stand on the BBL?
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
for centuries. In more recent years, the former has tended to outstrip the latter. It’s not surprising, then, that this administration—like all those that preceded it since 1986—will again fall short of solving this deeply-entrenched... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
A Manipur town refuses to bury its dead, demanding tribal rightsthe second infringes on land rights and the last infringes on our economy,” say
A Manipur town refuses to bury its dead, demanding tribal rights
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
the second infringes on land rights and the last infringes on our economy,” says Sang Lethil, a member of the Joint Action Committee (JAC), which is leading the protests. In the Valley, however, people see the proposed legislation as a means to... Read more
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Sunday Observer
[Sunday Politics]Namo Matha as the official national anthem of the country. Following Jayewarde
[Sunday Politics]
Sunday Observer / Posted 3 days ago
Namo Matha as the official national anthem of the country. Following Jayewardene�s request, the government had appointed a committee headed by Edwin Wijeyeratne, Minister of Home Affairs and Rural Development, to select the national anthem. The... Read more
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The Seattle Times
405 toll lanes may have been trigger for firing of WSDOT secretary Lynn Petersonnotably Sen. Andy Hill, R-Redmond, turned against a toll concept that the GOP,
405 toll lanes may have been trigger for firing of WSDOT secretary Lynn Peterson
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
notably Sen. Andy Hill, R-Redmond, turned against a toll concept that the GOP, all the way up to the George W. Bush administration, supported just a few years ago. I-405 became a way to turn widespread traffic frustrations against Inslee, a... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Tax cuts have left Arizona short on cashfor population growth. “Tax-rate reductions have played a role,” he said. Acc
Tax cuts have left Arizona short on cash
The Arizona Republic / Posted 3 days ago
for population growth. “Tax-rate reductions have played a role,” he said. According to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, corporate income-tax revenue was down 45 percent in December compared with December 2014, indicating the corporate... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PDP Mulls Name Change, RealignmentThere are indications that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) might be consider
PDP Mulls Name Change, Realignment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
There are indications that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) might be considering changing its name, going into the 2019 elections. Sources within the party told New Telegraph that the move would be an aftermath of the current investigation into... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Failure to pass BBL a ‘boon’—Belmonteit would yet be presented to the plenary for third and final approval. Belmont
Failure to pass BBL a ‘boon’—Belmonte
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
it would yet be presented to the plenary for third and final approval. Belmonte said the 51 public hearings, 200 hours of committee level debates and eight months of consultations on the BBL amounted to “time well spent to prove the House’s... Read more
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USA Today
N.H. hosts one of 9 key Senate races that will determine party controlJennifer Duffy, a senior editor for the non-partisan Cook Political Report, whe
N.H. hosts one of 9 key Senate races that will determine party control
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
Jennifer Duffy, a senior editor for the non-partisan Cook Political Report, where she analyzes Senate and gubernatorial elections. However, if Republican primary voters choose a more mainstream nominee such as Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, former... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
‘NDC won’t be distracted by tribal, ethnic politics’Politics of Saturday, 6 February 2016 The Northern Regional Executive Committe
‘NDC won’t be distracted by tribal, ethnic politics’
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 3 days ago
Politics of Saturday, 6 February 2016 The Northern Regional Executive Committee (NREC) of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) has said the party, and for that matter the government, is committed to the total development of the Northern... Read more
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dna
#dnaEdit: BCCI should implement Lodha Committee recommendations or risk extinctionTime is running out on the Board of Control for Cricket in India to implement t
#dnaEdit: BCCI should implement Lodha Committee recommendations or risk extinction
dna / Posted 4 days ago
Time is running out on the Board of Control for Cricket in India to implement the Lodha Committee report if the mood of the Supreme Court bench hearing the matter is any indication. The BCCI’s attempts to buy more time to scrutinise the report came... Read more
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The Indian Express
Rajasthan: Community group barred us for not voting Congress, say 4 Muslim councillorsbody polls held in August last year. The four members, who abstained from voti
Rajasthan: Community group barred us for not voting Congress, say 4 Muslim councillors
The Indian Express / Posted 4 days ago
body polls held in August last year. The four members, who abstained from voting, have complained to the Tonk district administration and sought protection for their families. The post of chairperson eventually went to a BJP candidate. “The... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Hillary Clinton's Emails: 5 Questions AnsweredJohn Kirby would not describe the substance of the emails. But Sen. Dianne Fei
Hillary Clinton's Emails: 5 Questions Answered
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
John Kirby would not describe the substance of the emails. But Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Intelligence Committee, and a political ally of Clinton, said that none of the email chains deemed top secret "originated with Secretary... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Hopes for Geneva IIIcalls for the creation of an interim government in Syria to draw up a new const
Hopes for Geneva III
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
calls for the creation of an interim government in Syria to draw up a new constitution within six months and hold general elections within 18 months. The opposition has also underscored the fact that the Geneva Declaration approved by the major... Read more
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