Theresa May’s DUP-Tory deal criticised as ‘shabby and reckless’ – BBC News

June 27, 2017

… nothing short of a disgrace.” Sinn Fein said the DUP were effectively supporting continued austerity and cuts, as well as “a blank cheque for a Tory Brexit which threatens the Good Friday Agreement”. However, First Secretary of state Damian Green said only the Conservatives had “the ability and legitimacy to lead the government our country needs”. “As the party with the most seats at the general election, the Conservative Party had a duty to form a …

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California Adds Herbicide Used By Monsanto To List Of Cancer-Causing Chemicals

June 27, 2017

Monsanto vowed to continue its legal fight against the designation, required under a state law known as Proposition 65, and called the decision unwarranted on the basis of science and the law. Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto Co’s popular Roundup weed killer, will be added to California’s list of chemicals known to cause cancer on July 7. OEHHA said the designation of glyphosate under Proposition 65 will proceed following an unsuccessful attempt by Monsanto to …

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‘Trumpcare’ would send her to Mexico for birth control

June 26, 2017

(CNN)All Ariana and Kevin Gonzalez want is birth control. But the California couple says that if the Republican alternative to Obamacare becomes law, they’ll be driving over the border to Mexico to get it. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. California community health centers would be put under “untenable stress” if Planned Parenthood centers were defunded, according to a group representing the centers. …

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London fire: Inquest versus inquiry – BBC News

June 24, 2017

The coronial system can be traced back to the 11th century. The inquest is inquisitorial and not adversarial – that is, the process does not seek to determine or apportion responsibility for the death. Its remit is limited: it solely determines who, where and how the deceased died. But inquests can be expanded if Article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights – the right to life – is invoked. There is a general duty on the part of the state to protect life, and …

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Republicans Hold On To Mick Mulvaney’s Old House Seat In South Carolina

June 22, 2017

Norman, a 63-year-old real estate developer and former state lawmaker, replaces fellow Republican Mick Mulvaney, who left Congress to become President Donald Trumps budget director. Parnell, a 66-year-old tax attorney, mounted an unusually ambitious challenge in the district where the conservative Mulvaney cruised to re-election in 2016.His scrappy campaign, and the support it received from the national Democratic Party, excited local activists accustomed to being written off by party …

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In Georgia, close isn’t nearly good enough for Democrats

June 21, 2017

(CNN)Winning isn’t everything in politics. It’s the only thing. Both candidates’ messages were entirely nationalized as well. Ossoff sought to cast Handel, who had served as secretary of state in Georgia and run unsuccessfully for governor and Senate in recent years, as a tool of Trump. Handel similarly sought to link Ossoff to Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California. Although Ossoff was heavily funded by liberal donors outside the state, he …

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Four employees fired over day care van death

June 15, 2017

(CNN)Four Arkansas day care employees were fired Wednesday after the death of a 5-year-old who was left inside a van all day. “There are simply no words to express the overwhelming sadness we feel at the death of this child. We are heartbroken and our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Ascent will continue to fully cooperate with the authorities and state agencies as they investigate this tragic incident,” Sullivan said. …

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Ralph Northam Wins In Democratic Primary For Virginia Governor

June 14, 2017

Although Perriello enjoyed greater support among millennials, liberals and residents of Southwestern Virginia, his campaign hopes depended on getting many of them to turn out for the first time. Its still an uphill climb for groups that are farther to the left to succeed even in a Democratic Primary, said Geoffrey Skelly, an expert in state politics at the University of Virginia. Theres a lot of excitement. But at the end of the day, there are a lot of Democratic voters that are center-left …

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Senate Republicans Are Closer Than Ever To Repealing Obamacare

June 7, 2017

… seems highly unlikely that conservative Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) or moderate Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) will vote for the legislation. That means the majority leader must pressure, cajole or even deploy state-specific giveaways that could risk the support of other senators in order to keep the rest of his caucus in line. phaseout of Obamacares Medicaid expansion than the House bill entails and a shifting of tax credits from younger people to older people.Unlike the House version, the Senate …

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The ‘Boy In The Ambulance’ Emerges In Interviews With Pro-Assad Media

June 7, 2017

… reemergence in the media was met with skepticism. Some speculate the recent television appearances on state-run news channels could be a regime-coordinated ploy to project an image of normality in government-controlled areas of Syria. The government has a history of using propaganda to show its supporters – even the reluctant ones that its in control, Syria analyst Annia Ciezadlo explained in October. More than that, its demonstrating that its the only force within Syria that can …

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Lawsuit Accuses Glass Artist Dale Chihuly Of Plagiarizing Work

June 3, 2017

… possession of Chihulys private documents, including medical papers and personal letters, that would be substantively uncomfortable if released to the public, the statement adds. In February, the statement continues, Moi asked for $21 million, threatening to publicly file a lawsuit if his demand for money was not met. Earlier this month, when Chihuly had not agreed to pay him, Moi served Chihulys legal counsel with a state court complaint. TIMOTHY A. CLARY via Getty Images Chihuly Inc.asserts …

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Key Witnesses In A California Jailhouse Snitch Scandal Refuse to Testify

June 3, 2017

… the case. (The state attorney generals office inherited prosecution of the case after Goethals ejected the entire Orange County district attorneys officefrom it Sheriffs Supervisors Claim That Theres No Jail Informant Program And That They Are Puzzled By The Deputies Log He said deputies sometimes interviewed inmates who wanted to share information about goings-on in the jail or perhaps other crimes but that they worked only as liaisons. Johnson said he handed information over to other …

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Actually, Mike Pence, Climate Change Has Nothing To Do With A ‘Liberal’ Agenda

June 3, 2017

… And, contrary to Pences comments, there are plenty of moderate and right-leaning politicians who have publicly warned of the dangers of rising global temperatures. 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney Secretary of state Rex Tillerson After Trumps announcement, he said he hopes the U.S. will reduce greenhouse gas emissions despite leaving the accord. Energy Secretary Rick Perry Perry, however, expressed support for Trumps decision following the announcement. One man cannot …

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Trump’s EPA Chief Aided Polluters For Years. Now Suddenly He Says The Mess Is A Priority

June 1, 2017

… designed to deal with expensive, complicated contamination cleanups that often have no responsible party and are not being handled at the state or local level. A cut to the program literally means longer exposure and preventing economic recovery for communities, former EPA official Mathy Stanislaus told HuffPost. The response should be fact-based. Tell me how the facts support cutting funding to a program that already has a backlog of sites? Stanislaus oversaw Superfund as part of the EPAs …

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The White Terror Crisis In Portland

June 1, 2017

… they tried to protect a black teenage girl and her Muslim friend from his bigoted, anti-Muslim threats. What people forget is that Portland is in Oregon, a white state where most white people almost never interact with people of color, Shabazz said. Shabazz is an imam at the Muslim Community Center of Portland, which has almost completed a new one-story mosque just a few miles northeast of where the stabbing occurred. On Tuesday afternoon during Ramadan, the Muslim holy month dedicated to …

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Brexit expat retirees ‘may cost NHS millions’ – BBC News

May 31, 2017

Brits abroad Around 190,000 British pensioners live abroad. Under the EU reciprocal “S1” scheme, British pensioners have the right to go to any other EU member state and receive the same health care rights as the local population. According to the Nuffield Trust, it may not be easy to continue with this agreement after Brexit. If all of these pensioners decided to return to the UK – a big if – they could be expected to fill 900 NHS hospital beds a year, it says. The …

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How a Silicon Valley veteran created an app that 400 nonprofits use to help refugees

May 30, 2017

Image: Mashable Composite; RefAid / Trellyz Shelley Taylor calls herself a Silicon Valley veteran. Veteran, she tells me, “means old.” Raised in Palo Alto, Taylor has an extensive tech background. She isn’t an engineer, but she wrote the “bible of user interface” back in 1995 at the dawn of website creation, inventing a lot of the language still used to this day to describe websites and ecommerce. She’s launched a bevy of startups and advised companies like …

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How ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ has become the meme of the resistance

May 29, 2017

Image: Christopher Mineses / mashable  Earlier this week, 18 women dressed up in red cloaks and white bonnets, stood in pairs in the rotunda of the Texas state capitol, and began chanting, “Shame!” in unison. They didn’t stop shouting for eight minutes. They call themselves the Texas handmaids. You probably first saw them back in March, when images of their original protest in Austin went viral. That’s when they sat silently in the Texas senate gallery, watching as …

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Senate introduces first bill to provide insurance for gig workers

May 26, 2017

… important that we provide them with an ability to access more flexible, portable benefits that they can carry with them to multiple jobs across a day, a year, and even a career. These incentive grants will accelerate experimentation at the state and local levels to better support a more independent 21st century workforce, he added. To be eligible for the $20 million in grants, the benefits programs would have to provide options for retirement savings, workers’ compensation, life and …

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The Most Futile Fight In Washington: Authorizing Wars

May 26, 2017

WASHINGTON At a time when health care reform and Russia investigations are sucking all the oxygen out of Congress, two senators a Republican and a Democrat filed into a small press gallery on Thursday to try and shine a spotlight on another pressing matter: war. Sens. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and Tim Kaine (D-Va.) introduced against the Islamic state, al Qaeda and the Taliban. It would give Congress new oversight over military action against those groups and over the countries in which U.S. …

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May 24, 2017

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Trump Threatened To Let Obamacare ‘Implode.’ That’s One Promise He’s Keeping.

May 24, 2017

… state their intentions for next year about whether theyll participate in these markets and . More deadlines are looming in the coming weeks with state and federal regulators. Unless Trump changes course, its looking more and more likely that everyone will assume the worst, and either abandon the health insurance exchanges or to protect themselves. Joshua Roberts / Reuters Trump told us he was going to do this Trump warned everyone about this. At a January news conference nine days before …

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Trump Administrations Womens Rights Lip Service Turns Irony Up to 11

May 23, 2017

… Todays ceremony, emceed by first lady Melania Trump and acting Deputy Secretary of state Thomas A. Shannon, honored the work and bravery of 13 women from around the world, each of whom has devoted their lives to causes the Trump administration actively works againstor is, at best, indifferent to beyond the photo op. The ceremony carried on as though it were operating in a completely different universe than the one in which were currently living, a veritable smorgasbord of hypocrisy. President …

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Assaults between care home residents reported daily – BBC News

May 23, 2017

“They found my father on the floor in a very distressed state, bleeding from head wounds,” she said. “It appeared that he’d been kicked in the head and the chap was wearing steel toe cap boots which nobody was aware of. He was very, very bruised, very incoherent, semi-conscious really. Bruising around the ears, around the head, on the hands. He looked a mess.” Allan, who was 86 and had dementia, never recovered from the altercation. An inquest into his death …

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