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San Francisco Chronicle
Amazon sellers brood as states come calling for taxesSEATTLE — Amazon and the tax collector are at it again. For years, the company
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted a minute ago
SEATTLE — Amazon and the tax collector are at it again. For years, the company and state governments scuffled over Amazon’s resistance to charging state sales tax, which helped keep prices low on its e-commerce site and angered politicians and other... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
US puts Palestinians on notice: DC office may be shutteredmaintains a "general delegation" office in Washington that facilitates Palestin
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted a minute ago
maintains a "general delegation" office in Washington that facilitates Palestinian officials' interactions with the U.S. government. The United States allowed the PLO to open a mission in Washington in 1994, a move that required then-President... Read more
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KERA North Texas
The origins of the Second Amendmentthought. In short, the basic idea was that a people have a right to defend them
KERA North Texas / Posted a minute ago
thought. In short, the basic idea was that a people have a right to defend themselves against tyranny; and that if a government breaches the social contract with its people, the people have a right to overthrow that government. Popular access... Read more
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ABC News
Trump to be presented with $47M deal to arm Ukraine against RussiaPresident Donald Trump will be presented with the recommendation to finance and
ABC News / Posted 2 minutes ago
President Donald Trump will be presented with the recommendation to finance and sell anti-tank missiles to the Ukrainian government — a move aimed at deterring aggression from pro-Russian separatists, a State Department official told ABC News. The... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Alabama ministers sign letter calling Roy Moore 'not fit for office'allegations against Moore, it states Moore previously demonstrated he was “not
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 3 minutes ago
allegations against Moore, it states Moore previously demonstrated he was “not fit for office” and “has done harm to our government; he has done harm to our Christian witness; and he has done harm to vulnerable people.” United Methodist pastor... Read more
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Boston Globe
Moscow meeting in June 2017 under scrutiny in Trump probebefore he took the meeting with Akhmetshin, or had been aware of plans to discl
Boston Globe / Posted 3 minutes ago
before he took the meeting with Akhmetshin, or had been aware of plans to disclose the Trump Tower gathering to the U.S. government. Balber said the men did not discuss strategy or how to line up their stories, and did not meet in anticipation... Read more
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Boston Globe
For now, Trump to keep ban on importing elephant trophiesWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday that he will uphold a governmen
Boston Globe / Posted 3 minutes ago
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday that he will uphold a government ban on hunters bringing trophies of elephants that were killed in Zimbabwe into the United States, pending a further review. His evening Twitter message reversed a... Read more
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asianage
Mehbooba Mufti seeks direct flights from J&K to Asean nationsneighbouring States. Meanwhile, Minister of State for Education and Toursim, P
asianage / Posted 10 minutes ago
neighbouring States. Meanwhile, Minister of State for Education and Toursim, Priya Sethi, said on Friday that the State government is working on developing religious places to tap pilgrim tourism potential. She said that the PDP-BJP coalition... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Dust problem severe in Kurnoolcomply with emission levels, we have literally very little control over the ind
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 10 minutes ago
comply with emission levels, we have literally very little control over the industries." "Aiming to ease doing business, government authorities including the District Collector are only concerned with inviting entrepreneurs and giving away vast... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Latin Grammys pay tribute to Puerto Rico in songs, speechesthanked his wife, his parents, his many collaborators and his Puerto Rican root
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 11 minutes ago
thanked his wife, his parents, his many collaborators and his Puerto Rican roots. He said he intended to remind the U.S. government that the residents of the island territory "are human beings, too." The ceremony, held at the MGM Grand Garden... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Strong leadership must emerge to drive Pacific COPdoubts if Germany is committed to the ambition of the Paris agreement. Only by
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 minutes ago
doubts if Germany is committed to the ambition of the Paris agreement. Only by deciding on a coal phase out will the new government be able to reach its climate targets for 2020 and 2030.”Greenpeace China Climate Policy Adviser Li Shuo: “The... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Bonn: UN conference closes with renewed urgencyof the recent announcement by the United States of its decision to withdraw fro
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 minutes ago
of the recent announcement by the United States of its decision to withdraw from the accord. At COP23, cities and local governments, including American cities and states, intensified their push to achieve the goals set out in Paris.The... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Medical supplies for thousands wounded in Iran-Iraq quakeTeam is providing assistance in response to a request from the Joint Crisis Coo
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 minutes ago
Team is providing assistance in response to a request from the Joint Crisis Coordination Centre of the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq, for medical support in the area to assist those who were injured in the earthquake. The team is receiving... Read more
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The North West Star
'Hothousing students is dishonest'and Catholic schools have been doing the trial tests over the past week and mor
The North West Star / Posted 13 minutes ago
and Catholic schools have been doing the trial tests over the past week and more will sit the exams this week as the state government prepares to roll out the online tests for about 70 per cent of year 9 students. This is the first year that the... Read more
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FOX News
US puts Palestinians on notice: DC office may be shutteredmaintains a “general delegation” office in Washington that facilitates Palestin
FOX News / Posted 13 minutes ago
maintains a “general delegation” office in Washington that facilitates Palestinian officials’ interactions with the U.S. government. The United States allowed the PLO to open a mission in Washington in 1994, a move that required then-President... Read more
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FOX News
US puts Palestinians on notice: DC office may be shutteredmaintains a “general delegation” office in Washington that facilitates Palestin
FOX News / Posted 13 minutes ago
maintains a “general delegation” office in Washington that facilitates Palestinian officials’ interactions with the U.S. government. The United States allowed the PLO to open a mission in Washington in 1994, a move that required then-President... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Retired police officer offers free training for active shooter situationsnorth after working as a police officer in Southern California for 18 years. W
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 14 minutes ago
north after working as a police officer in Southern California for 18 years. While living in the Northstate, he started a government and corporate consulting business called Hall Group. This business also offers active shooter/attack survival... Read more
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100 Mile House Free Press
100 Mile District ESS has 20 new volunteerslooking for billeting for the people they stayed with to be paid.” People now
100 Mile House Free Press / Posted 15 minutes ago
looking for billeting for the people they stayed with to be paid.” People now have to send their information to the government directly, says Jones. “They will decide whether or not the people were evacuated and whether they fall in the... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Trump halts big-game trophy decisionhalted a decision by his own administration, announced by the U.S. Fish and Wil
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 17 minutes ago
halted a decision by his own administration, announced by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Thursday, to end a 2014 government ban on big-game trophy hunting in Zimbabwe and Zambia, saying it would help the conservation of the species. But... Read more
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Daily Liberal
'Hothousing students is dishonest'and Catholic schools have been doing the trial tests over the past week and mor
Daily Liberal / Posted 18 minutes ago
and Catholic schools have been doing the trial tests over the past week and more will sit the exams this week as the state government prepares to roll out the online tests for about 70 per cent of year 9 students. This is the first year that the... Read more
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Houston Today
Houston Snowmobile club supports Telkwa range restrictionsmanagement and engaging with communities. “The Houston Snowmobile club is happ
Houston Today / Posted 20 minutes ago
management and engaging with communities. “The Houston Snowmobile club is happy to have worked with local biologists and government staff to achieve this agreement that provides snowmobiling opportunities while protecting caribou,” said... Read more
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Oak Bay News
B.C. needs Disability Act: Victoria councilof Victoria wants to make the city and the province “barrier free.” Council pa
Oak Bay News / Posted 20 minutes ago
of Victoria wants to make the city and the province “barrier free.” Council passed a motion Thursday asking the provincial government to enact a “strong and effective” British Columbians with Disabilities Act, which was added to the consent agenda... Read more
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The Border Mail
'Hothousing students is dishonest'and Catholic schools have been doing the trial tests over the past week and mor
The Border Mail / Posted 21 minutes ago
and Catholic schools have been doing the trial tests over the past week and more will sit the exams this week as the state government prepares to roll out the online tests for about 70 per cent of year 9 students. This is the first year that the... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
B.C. needs Disability Act: Victoria councilof Victoria wants to make the city and the province “barrier free.” Council pa
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 21 minutes ago
of Victoria wants to make the city and the province “barrier free.” Council passed a motion Thursday asking the provincial government to enact a “strong and effective” British Columbians with Disabilities Act, which was added to the consent agenda... Read more
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Caledonia Courier
‘No shirt, no service, no Canada’of Corrections for robbery and escape from community custody, which was issued
Caledonia Courier / Posted 23 minutes ago
of Corrections for robbery and escape from community custody, which was issued Nov. 13. “The co-operation between three government agencies is priceless,” U.S. CBP area port director Kenneth Williams said in the release. “CBSA, CBP and the... Read more
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Newswise
Guantanamo Was a Huge Mistake, Says ASU Law Professor and Former Homeland Security Counselwriting, there are 41 detainees remaining at GTMO. This group is made up almost
Newswise / Posted 23 minutes ago
writing, there are 41 detainees remaining at GTMO. This group is made up almost entirely of individuals who a panel of U.S. government experts for several agencies have determined represent both a real and present risk to the U.S. and who are... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Brandis may incorporate human rights treaty to SSM billtreaty may be incorporated into a bill to legalise same-sex marriage, in an att
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 24 minutes ago
treaty may be incorporated into a bill to legalise same-sex marriage, in an attempt to pacify conservative members of the Government. Key points: The Australian newspaper reports Attorney-General George Brandis may move an amendment to the bill... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Trump halts big-game trophy decisionhalted a decision by his own administration, announced by the U.S. Fish and Wil
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 25 minutes ago
halted a decision by his own administration, announced by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Thursday, to end a 2014 government ban on big-game trophy hunting in Zimbabwe and Zambia, saying it would help the conservation of the species. But... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
'Hothousing students is dishonest'and Catholic schools have been doing the trial tests over the past week and mor
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 25 minutes ago
and Catholic schools have been doing the trial tests over the past week and more will sit the exams this week as the state government prepares to roll out the online tests for about 70 per cent of year 9 students. This is the first year that the... Read more
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The Hill
Trump threatens to shutter Palestinian office pending peace talkson notice, Trump could potentially gain more leverage in negotiations, the AP r
The Hill / Posted 26 minutes ago
on notice, Trump could potentially gain more leverage in negotiations, the AP reported. According to U.S. law, once the government determines that the Palestinians have broken the mandate not to call for ICC prosecution of Israelis, it has 90... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Graeme McGarry: Scottish clubs deserve credit for working their way back into the heart of their communitiesthat a bit of handbags between Ally McCoist and Neil Lennon in an Old Firm fixt
EveningTimes Online / Posted 28 minutes ago
that a bit of handbags between Ally McCoist and Neil Lennon in an Old Firm fixture at Celtic Park resulted in a top-level government summit, with politicians falling over themselves to get the boot in over Scotland’s ‘shame game’. I am being... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
VA exploring idea of merging health system with Pentagonhealthier service members, retirees and their families covered by TRICARE. TRI
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 28 minutes ago
healthier service members, retirees and their families covered by TRICARE. TRICARE is insurance that is paid by the government, but uses private doctors and hospitals. The VA provides most of its care via medical centers and clinics owned... Read more
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The Courier
'Hothousing students is dishonest'and Catholic schools have been doing the trial tests over the past week and mor
The Courier / Posted 28 minutes ago
and Catholic schools have been doing the trial tests over the past week and more will sit the exams this week as the state government prepares to roll out the online tests for about 70 per cent of year 9 students. This is the first year that the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Kushner received emails from Sergei Millian — an alleged dossier source who was in touch with George Papadopoulosbeen "present" for Trump's alleged "perverted conduct in Moscow." Millian has
Stamford Advocate / Posted 32 minutes ago
been "present" for Trump's alleged "perverted conduct in Moscow." Millian has worked with Rossotrudnichestvo, a Russian government organization whose "fundamental" goal is to familiarize "young people from different countries" with Russian... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Manafort didn't just consult for Russian-backed politicians in Ukraine — he also helped them form a new partyand alleges that Manafort received payments from his work with the party throug
Stamford Advocate / Posted 32 minutes ago
and alleges that Manafort received payments from his work with the party through 2016. After the fall of Yanukovych's government in 2014, Manafort reportedly took a leading role in creating a new organization from the remnants of the Party of... Read more
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Hope Standard
‘No shirt, no service, no Canada’of Corrections for robbery and escape from community custody, which was issued
Hope Standard / Posted 32 minutes ago
of Corrections for robbery and escape from community custody, which was issued Nov. 13. “The co-operation between three government agencies is priceless,” U.S. CBP area port director Kenneth Williams said in the release. “CBSA, CBP and the... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
B.C. needs Disability Act: Victoria councilof Victoria wants to make the city and the province “barrier free.” Council pa
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 32 minutes ago
of Victoria wants to make the city and the province “barrier free.” Council passed a motion Thursday asking the provincial government to enact a “strong and effective” British Columbians with Disabilities Act, which was added to the consent agenda... Read more
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Summerland Review
‘No shirt, no service, no Canada’of Corrections for robbery and escape from community custody, which was issued
Summerland Review / Posted 32 minutes ago
of Corrections for robbery and escape from community custody, which was issued Nov. 13. “The co-operation between three government agencies is priceless,” U.S. CBP area port director Kenneth Williams said in the release. “CBSA, CBP and the... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Const. Sandy Harrison looks back on a half centurythat time. The NRP wasn’t established until 1971 after the Region had been est
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 33 minutes ago
that time. The NRP wasn’t established until 1971 after the Region had been established and there was a push for a central government, central police and central fire department. For Harrison, the establishment of the NRP was a good thing because... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Const. Sandy Harrison looks back on a half centurythat time. The NRP wasn’t established until 1971 after the Region had been est
Welland Tribune / Posted 34 minutes ago
that time. The NRP wasn’t established until 1971 after the Region had been established and there was a push for a central government, central police and central fire department. For Harrison, the establishment of the NRP was a good thing because... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Letters to the Editor, Nov. 18, 2017: End wasteful wars to address budget crisisinterference by Russia and related matters.” On Oct 7, 2016 the U.S. intelligen
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 34 minutes ago
interference by Russia and related matters.” On Oct 7, 2016 the U.S. intelligence community was confident the Russian government directed hacking of e-mails with the intention of interfering with the U.S. election process, Citizens should be... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Trump's HHS Pick Alex Azar Is the Worst Pharma Bro of AllAzar, on the other hand, is the ultimate pharmaceutical industry insider: he ha
Op-Ed News / Posted 35 minutes ago
Azar, on the other hand, is the ultimate pharmaceutical industry insider: he has gone through the revolving door from government to lobbying several times to ascend to the helm of pharmaceutical giant Lilly USA. Azar's face is the industry's... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Bandito bikies national run in Tasmaniamake their way down the state to Hobart and Port Arthur next week. Local autho
Sky News Australia / Posted 35 minutes ago
make their way down the state to Hobart and Port Arthur next week. Local authorities say they are working closely with the government to restrict outlaw gang movements in the state. Police are reported to be closely monitoring their... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Head of Puerto Rico's electric power authority resignson Twitter: "That Ricardo Ramos does not head PREPA is the right thing. That he
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 35 minutes ago
on Twitter: "That Ricardo Ramos does not head PREPA is the right thing. That he helped destroy the credibility of the PR government is a disgrace." Dr. Domingo Marqués, a clinical psychologist whose San Juan home has been without power since the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Legislators decry abolition of opposition party in Cambodiaexplosive political situation in Cambodia, urging Secretary of State Rex Tiller
Lowell Sun / Posted 36 minutes ago
explosive political situation in Cambodia, urging Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to take action and "demonstrate to the government of Cambodia that its actions are corrosive to democracy, human rights, and the rule of law." Earlier this week,... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Monroe Walmart idea gets the heave-ho/ Rte 25 in Monroe has been in the works since 2014 but had been opposed over t
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 38 minutes ago
/ Rte 25 in Monroe has been in the works since 2014 but had been opposed over the past two years by homeowners and various government entities, including Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst. The site is less than a mile from the Trumbull town... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Kushner received emails from Sergei Millian — an alleged dossier source who was in touch with George Papadopoulosbeen "present" for Trump's alleged "perverted conduct in Moscow." Millian has
Connecticut Post / Posted 39 minutes ago
been "present" for Trump's alleged "perverted conduct in Moscow." Millian has worked with Rossotrudnichestvo, a Russian government organization whose "fundamental" goal is to familiarize "young people from different countries" with Russian... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Monroe Walmart idea gets the heave-ho/ Rte 25 in Monroe has been in the works since 2014 but had been opposed over t
Connecticut Post / Posted 39 minutes ago
/ Rte 25 in Monroe has been in the works since 2014 but had been opposed over the past two years by homeowners and various government entities, including Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst. The site is less than a mile from the Trumbull town... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Manafort didn't just consult for Russian-backed politicians in Ukraine — he also helped them form a new partyand alleges that Manafort received payments from his work with the party throug
Connecticut Post / Posted 39 minutes ago
and alleges that Manafort received payments from his work with the party through 2016. After the fall of Yanukovych's government in 2014, Manafort reportedly took a leading role in creating a new organization from the remnants of the Party of... Read more
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Paradise Post
Shootings reveal a fundamental failure of governmenthave brought the same old gun arguments to life and in doing so protected the v
Paradise Post / Posted 41 minutes ago
have brought the same old gun arguments to life and in doing so protected the very entities that failed to do their jobs. Government. The anti-gun crowd once again demands stricter gun laws that would be enforced by the same incompetent... Read more
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