The trade deficit fell sharply in November for the second month in a row and sank to the lowest level in three years, reflecting a decline in Chinese imports and the reemergence of the U.S. as an energy superpower.
Rep. Bruce Griffey (R-Paris) filed House Bill 1585 for introduction on Jan. 2. If passed, the bill would require any person convicted of a sexual offense involving a child under 13 years old to undergo chemical castration as a condition for parole. The process would be administered by an employee of the Department of Health.
The letter’s English and Arabic language versions were not identical so Iraq had requested clarifications from Washington, Abdul Mahdi told a televised cabinet meeting... Abdul Mahdi said if this letter was indeed a draft as U.S. officials say, then Washington should send another letter to clarify the situation.
He plans to form a minority coalition government with hard-left party Podemos this time around, in what would be the first coalition government in Spain since the country returned to democracy following the death of longtime dictator Francisco Franco in 1975.
Twelve New Jersey schools will begin piloting a new LGBTQ-focused curriculum this month, the first wave of a new requirement that will soon be mandated across the state, bringing another front in the culture wars straight into Garden State classrooms.
The Trump campaign announced that the President would be holding a rally in Wildwood on Jan 28. Wildwood is located in the state’s 2nd District, which Van Drew represents... Van Drew’s district went for President Trump in the 2016 election by a margin of 4.6 percent.
An Arkansas judge slammed a private investigation firm for its multiple attempts to inject itself into the child support case... “The author, Dominic Casey and D&A Investigations, are strongly cautioned not to file frivolous pleadings and is ordered to refrain from future frivolous pleadings or be subject to show cause why they should not be brought before the Court, held in contempt by this Court, and punished by fine, incarceration or both,” Meyer wrote in court papers.
Lynparza is now approved for use as the maintenance treatment of adult patients with deleterious or suspected deleterious germline BRCA-mutated (gBRCAm) metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma (pancreatic cancer) whose disease has not progressed on at least 16 weeks of a 1st-line platinum-based chemotherapy regimen, a press release from the drug manufacturer, Astra Zeneca, reported.
The latest Rasmussen Reports survey reveals that about 62 percent, or 5-in-8, swing voters said they oppose chain migration, which has been used to bring entire foreign villages to the U.S. — legally. Overall, nearly 6-in-10 of all likely voters said they oppose chain migration, while only about 30 percent said they supported the process.
Federal prosecutors on Tuesday urged a judge to sentence former national security advisor Michael Flynn from anywhere from zero to six months in jail for lying to federal agents about his contacts with a Russian diplomat shortly before the inauguration of President Donald Trump. The recommendation came in a court filing, in which prosecutors cited the "serious nature of" Flynn's "offense," and "his apparent failure to accept responsiblity" for his crime.
"Is this really the way you want to end up in jail for the rest of your life, by texting and violating a court order?" state Judge James Burke asked the 67-year-old defendant. Visibly angry, the judge told Weinstein not to answer.
The United States has denied a visa to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif that would have allowed him to attend a United Nations Security Council meeting in New York on Thursday, a U.S. official said.
In November, New York State Assemblymember Ron Kim, Senator Julia Salazar, and Cornell law professor Robert Hockett announced their Inclusive Value Ledger (IVL) proposal. If passed, it would create the country’s first publicly owned electronic banking platform, as well as a digital currency that can be exchanged for goods and services within the state.
This VICE article certainly has a ton of bias, but it is worth the read to learn how the left operates. This new proposal definitely sounds like some sort of new financial control system, under the council of socialists elites, which isn't surprising seeing how far left New York has gone. In fact, Senator Julia Salazar ran as a socialist. This will also cater to the half a million illegal immigrants that are currently living in New York City who are unable to open a bank account. And what about the thousands of felons that have recently been released, they too would benefit from a system like this. Goodbye New York.
Jose Ortiz, the CEO of the Electric Power Authority in Puerto Rico, confirmed there's damage to the Central Costa Sur power plant in the southern part of the island and they expect the system to reenergize later today. The authority said all of their power plants had gone offline due to a self-protective feature that was activated following the earthquake.
It's the second time the international Ligo-Virgo collaboration of laser labs has picked up such a signal. What makes this one different, though, is the combined mass of the two merging neutron stars - at three and a half times that of our Sun.