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MLive.com
Gov. Snyder declines invite to testify on Flint water crisis by House DemocratsFLINT, MI -- Gov. Rick Snyder has declined an invitation to testify before the
Gov. Snyder declines invite to testify on Flint water crisis by House Democrats
MLive.com / Posted 16 minutes ago
FLINT, MI -- Gov. Rick Snyder has declined an invitation to testify before the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee on Wednesday, Feb. 10. A statement from Anna Heaton, spokeswoman, said he will be presenting his formal fiscal year 2017... Read more
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Everett Herald
Amazon.com doubles down on lobbying Published: Friday, February 5, 2016, 3:08 p.m. WASHINGTON — Amazon nearly do
Amazon.com doubles down on lobbying
Everett Herald / Posted 39 minutes ago
Published: Friday, February 5, 2016, 3:08 p.m. WASHINGTON — Amazon nearly doubled its lobbying expenditures in 2015 versus the previous year, spending $9.4 million trying to sway Congress and executive agencies.... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas bill would make affidavits more accessibleKansas legislators want to make a sweeping 2014 open records law clearer. The
Kansas bill would make affidavits more accessible
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 43 minutes ago
Kansas legislators want to make a sweeping 2014 open records law clearer. The law opened affidavits for arrest and search warrants to the public for the first time since the 1970s, but after two years with the law some confusion arose over who had... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
death penalty, school constructionWith executions indefinitely on hold in Florida, lawmakers are hurriedly consid
death penalty, school construction
The Palm Beach Post / Posted an hour ago
With executions indefinitely on hold in Florida, lawmakers are hurriedly considering legislation to address a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that struck down the state’s capital sentencing law as unconstitutional. But the House and Senate are... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
AP National News Calendar Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of Feb. 7 - Feb. 13. Note that many
AP National News Calendar
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 2 hours ago
Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of Feb. 7 - Feb. 13. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute. The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EST) unless otherwise... Read more
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CBS News
The many smirks of Martin ShkreliShkreli on Capitol Hill Shkreli on Capitol Hill Martin Shkreli arrives on Cap
The many smirks of Martin Shkreli
CBS News / Posted 2 hours ago
Shkreli on Capitol Hill Shkreli on Capitol Hill Martin Shkreli arrives on Capitol Hill on Feb. 4, 2016, for a hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. U.S. lawmakers wanted to hear about steep hikes for a drug sold by a... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Albemarle Co. Student Chorus Rehearsing for Benefit ConcertCharlottesville City Schools on Two Hour Delay March 1Charlottesville City Scho
Albemarle Co. Student Chorus Rehearsing for Benefit Concert
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 2 hours ago
Charlottesville City Schools on Two Hour Delay March 1Charlottesville City Schools on Two Hour Delay March 1 Due to an anticipated high voter turnout in the March 1 primaries, the Charlottesville City School Board voted to open Charlottesville city... Read more
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FOX News
Benghazi committee Dems gave thousands in bonuses while blasting probe's costDemocrats on the House committee probing the 2012 Benghazi terror attacks award
Benghazi committee Dems gave thousands in bonuses while blasting probe's cost
FOX News / Posted 3 hours ago
Democrats on the House committee probing the 2012 Benghazi terror attacks awarded tens of thousands of dollars in bonuses to their staff, while at the same time repeatedly attacking Republicans over the rising cost of the investigation. According to... Read more
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CBS Denver
Colorado Right-To-Die Bill Approved By House PanelDENVER (AP) — A Democrat-led state House committee has approved a Colorado righ
Colorado Right-To-Die Bill Approved By House Panel
CBS Denver / Posted 3 hours ago
DENVER (AP) — A Democrat-led state House committee has approved a Colorado right-to-die bill that would provide a legal option for the terminally ill to end their lives. The House Judiciary Committee passed the bill on a 6-5 party-line vote late... Read more
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Missoula Independent
Rockies Today, February 5Bill for incline pricing of water surges through Utah LegislatureSenate Bill 28
Rockies Today, February 5
Missoula Independent / Posted 3 hours ago
Bill for incline pricing of water surges through Utah LegislatureSenate Bill 28, which would require retailers of culinary water charge more as use increase, which legislators said is needed to conserve water, flowed through the Senate on a 28-2-1... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Charlottesville Police Investigate Shooting on Prospect Ave.Charlottesville Registers Dozens of New VotersCharlottesville Registers Dozens
Charlottesville Police Investigate Shooting on Prospect Ave.
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 3 hours ago
Charlottesville Registers Dozens of New VotersCharlottesville Registers Dozens of New Voters The Charlottesville Office of Voter Registration and Elections says 87 new voters have already registered this month, and a total of 124 people registered... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Smirking Shkreli upbraided by congressmanPharmaceuticals investor Martin Shkreli, who raised the price of a life-saving
Smirking Shkreli upbraided by congressman
Sky News Australia / Posted 5 hours ago
Pharmaceuticals investor Martin Shkreli, who raised the price of a life-saving drug by 5,000% has been berated by a US lawmaker for smirking as he appeared before Congress. Representative Elijah Cummings was lecturing the 32-year-old, telling him... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Martin Shkreli taunts debaters: 'People with AIDS actually like me'Controversial drug entrepreneur Martin Shkreli taunted people to debate him onl
Martin Shkreli taunts debaters: 'People with AIDS actually like me'
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 5 hours ago
Controversial drug entrepreneur Martin Shkreli taunted people to debate him online Friday over his decision to increase the price of a life-saving drug from $13.50 to $750, arguing that he had actually made the drug more accessible for poor... Read more
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First Coast News
Martin Shkreli taunts debaters: 'People with AIDS actually like me'Controversial drug entrepreneur Martin Shkreli taunted people to debate him onl
Martin Shkreli taunts debaters: 'People with AIDS actually like me'
First Coast News / Posted 5 hours ago
Controversial drug entrepreneur Martin Shkreli taunted people to debate him online Friday over his decision to increase the price of a life-saving drug from $13.50 to $750, arguing that he had actually made the drug more accessible for poor... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Martin Shkreli taunts debaters: 'People with AIDS actually like me'Controversial drug entrepreneur Martin Shkreli taunted people to debate him onl
Martin Shkreli taunts debaters: 'People with AIDS actually like me'
KTVB Boise / Posted 5 hours ago
Controversial drug entrepreneur Martin Shkreli taunted people to debate him online Friday over his decision to increase the price of a life-saving drug from $13.50 to $750, arguing that he had actually made the drug more accessible for poor... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Martin Shkreli taunts debaters: 'People with AIDS actually like me'Controversial drug entrepreneur Martin Shkreli taunted people to debate him onl
Martin Shkreli taunts debaters: 'People with AIDS actually like me'
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 5 hours ago
Controversial drug entrepreneur Martin Shkreli taunted people to debate him online Friday over his decision to increase the price of a life-saving drug from $13.50 to $750, arguing that he had actually made the drug more accessible for poor... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Martin Shkreli taunts debaters: 'People with AIDS actually like me'Controversial drug entrepreneur Martin Shkreli taunted people to debate him onl
Martin Shkreli taunts debaters: 'People with AIDS actually like me'
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 6 hours ago
Controversial drug entrepreneur Martin Shkreli taunted people to debate him online Friday over his decision to increase the price of a life-saving drug from $13.50 to $750, arguing that he had actually made the drug more accessible for poor... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Martin Shkreli taunts debaters: 'People with AIDS actually like me'Controversial drug entrepreneur Martin Shkreli taunted people to debate him onl
Martin Shkreli taunts debaters: 'People with AIDS actually like me'
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 6 hours ago
Controversial drug entrepreneur Martin Shkreli taunted people to debate him online Friday over his decision to increase the price of a life-saving drug from $13.50 to $750, arguing that he had actually made the drug more accessible for poor... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Colorado right-to-die bill approved by House panelA Democrat-led state House committee has approved a Colorado right-to-die bill
Colorado right-to-die bill approved by House panel
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 6 hours ago
A Democrat-led state House committee has approved a Colorado right-to-die bill that would provide a legal option for the terminally ill to end their lives. The House Judiciary Committee passed the bill on a 6-5 party-line vote late Thursday after... Read more
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Brush News-Tribune
Assisted-suicide effort a nonstarter at Colorado legislatureA day after legislation to provide the right to assisted suicide was defeated i
Assisted-suicide effort a nonstarter at Colorado legislature
Brush News-Tribune / Posted 6 hours ago
A day after legislation to provide the right to assisted suicide was defeated in a state Senate hearing, Coloradans passionate for and against the bill filled a House committee hearing to have their voices heard again. Roland Halpern, who works for... Read more
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MLive.com
House Democrats want Gov. Snyder to testify at new hearing on Flint waterFLINT, MI – Three Congress members have invited Gov. Rick Snyder to testify bef
House Democrats want Gov. Snyder to testify at new hearing on Flint water
MLive.com / Posted 6 hours ago
FLINT, MI – Three Congress members have invited Gov. Rick Snyder to testify before the House Democratic Steering & Policy Committee during a hearing next week on the Flint water crisis. The committee including co-chairs U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro,... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Bill would make electrocution the default for death penalty"Old Sparky", the decommissioned electric chair in which 361 prisoners were exe
Bill would make electrocution the default for death penalty
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 6 hours ago
"Old Sparky", the decommissioned electric chair in which 361 prisoners were executed between 1924 and 1964, is pictured 05 November 2007 at the Texas Prison Museum in Huntsville, Texas. From the chaplain who shares the condemned prisoner's final... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Martin Shkreli taunts debaters: 'People with AIDS actually like me'Controversial drug entrepreneur Martin Shkreli taunted people to debate him onl
Martin Shkreli taunts debaters: 'People with AIDS actually like me'
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 6 hours ago
Controversial drug entrepreneur Martin Shkreli taunted people to debate him online Friday over his decision to increase the price of a life-saving drug from $13.50 to $750, arguing that he had actually made the drug more accessible for poor... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Staunton Police Investigate Death of 6-Year-Old BoyVDOT: Both Lanes Now Open on Northbound I-81 in HarrisonburgVDOT: Both Lanes No
Staunton Police Investigate Death of 6-Year-Old Boy
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 6 hours ago
VDOT: Both Lanes Now Open on Northbound I-81 in HarrisonburgVDOT: Both Lanes Now Open on Northbound I-81 in Harrisonburg Both northbound lanes of Interstate 81 in Harrisonburg have reopened following a tractor trailer crash about 5:30 a.m. Friday... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Kevin Quick Murder Case Day 5: Defendant's Former Girlfriend Testifies Day five of the federal trial began Friday with the former girlfriend of one
Kevin Quick Murder Case Day 5: Defendant's Former Girlfriend Testifies
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 6 hours ago
Day five of the federal trial began Friday with the former girlfriend of one of the men charged in Quick's... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Second U.S. House panel to hold hearing on Flint waterU.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee says it will hold hearing on lead wate
Second U.S. House panel to hold hearing on Flint water
Detroit Free Press / Posted 7 hours ago
U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee says it will hold hearing on lead water crisis in March WASHINGTON — With Congress becoming fully engaged in the controversy surrounding the Flint water crisis, a second U.S. House committee announced Friday... Read more
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Business Insurance
Moody's defeats whistleblower lawsuit(Reuters) — Moody's Investors Service on Thursday won the dismissal of a former
Moody's defeats whistleblower lawsuit
Business Insurance / Posted 7 hours ago
(Reuters) — Moody's Investors Service on Thursday won the dismissal of a former managing director's whistleblower lawsuit accusing it of defrauding the U.S. government by failing to downgrade hundreds of thousands of credit ratings quickly enough,... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Charlottesville Registers Dozens of New VotersPanel Punts on Bill to Limit Personal Use of Campaign FundsPanel punts on bill
Charlottesville Registers Dozens of New Voters
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 7 hours ago
Panel Punts on Bill to Limit Personal Use of Campaign FundsPanel punts on bill to limit personal use of campaign funds A House committee has punted on a bill to limit the personal use of campaign funds by Virginia politicians. Full Story A House... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Orange Co. Church Hosting Film FestivalVDOT: Both Lanes Now Open on Northbound I-81 in HarrisonburgVDOT: Both Lanes No
Orange Co. Church Hosting Film Festival
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 7 hours ago
VDOT: Both Lanes Now Open on Northbound I-81 in HarrisonburgVDOT: Both Lanes Now Open on Northbound I-81 in Harrisonburg Both northbound lanes of Interstate 81 in Harrisonburg have reopened following a tractor trailer crash about 5:30 a.m. Friday... Read more
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USA Today
Martin Shkreli taunts debaters: 'People with AIDS actually like me'Controversial drug entrepreneur Martin Shkreli taunted people to debate him onl
Martin Shkreli taunts debaters: 'People with AIDS actually like me'
USA Today / Posted 7 hours ago
Controversial drug entrepreneur Martin Shkreli taunted people to debate him online Friday over his decision to increase the price of a life-saving drug from $13.50 to $750, arguing that he had actually made the drug more accessible for poor... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Bill To Allow Guns In Capitol, Courthouses Moves ForwardA state House committee has approved a bill that would allow people to carry co
Bill To Allow Guns In Capitol, Courthouses Moves Forward
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 7 hours ago
A state House committee has approved a bill that would allow people to carry concealed weapons in the South Dakota Capitol or county courthouses if they have an enhanced permit. The House State Affairs committee voted 7-6 to approve the bill. It now... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Colorado right-die bill approved by House panelA Democrat-led House committee has approved a Colorado right-to-die bill that w
Colorado right-die bill approved by House panel
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 7 hours ago
A Democrat-led House committee has approved a Colorado right-to-die bill that would provide a legal option for the terminally ill to end their lives. The House Judiciary Committee passed the bill Thursday after dozens of people testified for and... Read more
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The Tonganoxie Mirror
Kansas House panel passes bill to balance state budgetTOPEKA — A Kansas House committee has approved a bill that would eliminate a pr
Kansas House panel passes bill to balance state budget
The Tonganoxie Mirror / Posted 8 hours ago
TOPEKA — A Kansas House committee has approved a bill that would eliminate a projected deficit of nearly $200 million in the state budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1. The measure approved Thursday by the Appropriations Committee includes... Read more
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The Hill
USPS at a crossroadsCongress probably won’t produce much in the way of legislation in this election
USPS at a crossroads
The Hill / Posted 8 hours ago
Congress probably won’t produce much in the way of legislation in this election year, but one item that might well make it to President Obama’s desk is a postal reform measure. Congress realizes the situation is dire and is coalescing around... Read more
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Philly.com
Smirking Shkreli refuses lawmakers' questions, calls them 'imbeciles'At a hearing of the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Sh
Smirking Shkreli refuses lawmakers' questions, calls them 'imbeciles'
Philly.com / Posted 8 hours ago
At a hearing of the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Shkreli repeatedly invoked the Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, which says no person shall be compelled in any criminal case "to be a witness against... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Local control GMO debate resurfaces at legislatureSALEM, Ore. -- The battle over genetically engineered crops has returned to the
Local control GMO debate resurfaces at legislature
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 8 hours ago
SALEM, Ore. -- The battle over genetically engineered crops has returned to the Legislature. A House committee on Thursday heard testimony on the first of two bills that would repeal parts of 2013’s Senate Bill 863, which prohibits local governments... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Bongs Fruitcakes Energize Central Texas House Race - Bongs Fruitcakes Energize Central Texas House Race by Julián Aguilar The Texas Tribune Feb. 5 2016 HILLSBORO – Bongs abortion and illegal immigration are just three of the issues surfacing in on...HILLSBORO – Bongs, abortion and illegal immigration are just three of the issue
Bongs Fruitcakes Energize Central Texas House Race - Bongs Fruitcakes Energize Central Texas House Race by Julián Aguilar The Texas Tribune Feb. 5 2016 HILLSBORO – Bongs abortion and illegal immigration are just three of the issues surfacing in on...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 8 hours ago
HILLSBORO – Bongs, abortion and illegal immigration are just three of the issues surfacing in one of the hottest Texas House races, which is playing out as a case study of how the far-right faction of the state Republican party seeks to oust members... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
'Most hated man in America' smirks during Congressional hearing on drug costsWASHINGTON D.C. — The smirking face of Martin Shkreli has only elevated his lab
'Most hated man in America' smirks during Congressional hearing on drug costs
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 9 hours ago
WASHINGTON D.C. — The smirking face of Martin Shkreli has only elevated his label as the ‘most hated man in America.’ Shkreli, the former Chief Operating Officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals, appeared at a Congressional hearing on Thursday to answer... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
University of Findlay to host Oxley memorialPublished: Wednesday, 2/3/2016 - Updated: 1 day ago Service will be held at 2
University of Findlay to host Oxley memorial
The Toledo Blade / Posted 9 hours ago
Published: Wednesday, 2/3/2016 - Updated: 1 day ago Service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at TLB Auditorium FINDLAY — The University of Findlay will host a memorial service for the late U.S. Rep. Michael... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Men on Mars a Priority, Obama's Plans to Get There Criticized By Erick Payne - A mission to Mars remains a priority of NASA and the House C
Men on Mars a Priority, Obama's Plans to Get There Criticized
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 9 hours ago
By Erick Payne - A mission to Mars remains a priority of NASA and the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, despite disagreements with the Obama administration on the right... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
House Committee Blames Obama for Immigration Woes By Luke Torrance - The title of Thursday’s hearing, “Another Surge of Illegal
House Committee Blames Obama for Immigration Woes
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 9 hours ago
By Luke Torrance - The title of Thursday’s hearing, “Another Surge of Illegal Immigrants Along the Southwest Border: Is This the Obama Administration’s New Normal?” made it clear what Republicans... Read more
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MLive.com
Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders talk Flint water crisis during debateFLINT, MI -- While the Democratic presidential hopefuls talked about what they
Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders talk Flint water crisis during debate
MLive.com / Posted 11 hours ago
FLINT, MI -- While the Democratic presidential hopefuls talked about what they would change if they were elected, they also spoke about what should be done in response to Flint's water crisis. The MSNBC Democratic Candidates Debate was held... Read more
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Zero Hedge
February 5Overnight Media Digest - The Democratic presidential candidates clashed Thursd
February 5
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 hours ago
Overnight Media Digest - The Democratic presidential candidates clashed Thursday night over who is the true progressive at their first one-on-one debate, with Hillary Clinton saying Senator Bernie Sanders has put forward an unrealistic agenda that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG to Set Up National Cancer AgencyAs Nigeria joined the rest of the world to mark World Cancer Day yesterday, the
FG to Set Up National Cancer Agency
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
As Nigeria joined the rest of the world to mark World Cancer Day yesterday, the federal government has said it would soon establish a full fledge national agency that will cater for the prevention and treatment of cancer related diseases in the... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Tensions bubble between Capitol, MUCOLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s Democratic governor pledged Thursday to circumv
Tensions bubble between Capitol, MU
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 13 hours ago
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s Democratic governor pledged Thursday to circumvent the Republican-led Legislature if needed to fill vacancies on the board that oversees the state’s flagship university, further escalating the tensions of legislators... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
For French HillIt's a measure of an incumbent, or any candidate for political office for that
For French Hill
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 hours ago
It's a measure of an incumbent, or any candidate for political office for that matter, when even his opposition doesn't have much to say in opposition. These days, what an oddity! Contrast this to the last election French Hill was a part of. The... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Tertiary education costlier under Aquino, youth groups say – BulatlatYouth groups are set to stage walk-outs to protest rising tuition and other fee
Tertiary education costlier under Aquino, youth groups say – Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 13 hours ago
Youth groups are set to stage walk-outs to protest rising tuition and other fees. MANILA — Tuition and other fees had constantly increased in the past five years under the Aquino administration, bringing in millions of pesos in profits to private... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Greaves Conspiracies - Final Communications Leads UncertaintyMr. Harry A. Greaves was always fond of writing and expressing himself. In his
Greaves Conspiracies - Final Communications Leads Uncertainty
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
Mr. Harry A. Greaves was always fond of writing and expressing himself. In his many intellectual battles with FrontPageAfrica -even with the odds stacked against him, as it was in the now controversial Nigerian Petroleum Oil Deal, he had a way of not... Read more
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asianage
Maintain some dignity, SC tells Congress MP Adhir Ranjan ChowdhuryCongress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury (Photo: PTI) Supreme Court asked Chowdhury
Maintain some dignity, SC tells Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
asianage / Posted 16 hours ago
Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury (Photo: PTI) Supreme Court asked Chowdhury to vacate the government bungalow. New Delhi: In an embarrassment to Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, the Supreme Court on Friday rejected his plea against the Delhi... Read more
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Newsmax
Martin Shkreli, Pharma CEO, Plotted to Raise Drug Prices, Emails ShowMartin Shkreli, former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals and media poster child for
Martin Shkreli, Pharma CEO, Plotted to Raise Drug Prices, Emails Show
Newsmax / Posted 17 hours ago
Martin Shkreli, former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals and media poster child for drug price hikes, had thousands of his emails and other correspondence released by congressional Democrats on Tuesday. "We raised the price from $1,700 per bottle to... Read more
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