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Iowa borrows $13 million more to make budget balance

Iowa borrows $13 million more to make budget balance

Governor Reynolds announced yesterday she'd be able to cover the short-fall in last year's state budget by withdrawing $13 million from the state's economic emergency fund. "The governor was careful not to do speculation". The impact of the law will be seen when workers who were injured in July after the law took effect begin to seek compensation, said Andrew Mertens, spokesman for the Iowa Association of Justice, which includes many attorneys who represent injured workers in compensation ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Attorneys for embattled state Rep. Dawnna Dukes allege unethical behavior by prosecutors

Attorneys for embattled state Rep. Dawnna Dukes allege unethical behavior by prosecutors

The Travis County district attorney's office claims that Dukes paid for the psychic using her own money from December 2014 to January 2016, totaling almost $1,000 a week. "I'm full of morphine and will be headed out of here soon". But Travis County prosecutors put their felony case on hold earlier this month after a key witness's story changed about the official paperwork that Dukes was accused of having falsified. Consulte Mais Informação

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Chinese people protest N. Korea's nuclear test

Chinese people protest N. Korea's nuclear test

Self-ruled Taiwan is not a member of the United Nations , due to Beijing's position that it is simply a Chinese province and so not able to have its own official diplomatic ties with anyone. Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, claims Pyongyang needs a nuclear weapons programme to deter the USA from invading the isolated state. Washington has repeatedly urged Beijing to do more direct actions to rein in Pyongyang, while China - North Korea's main ally - says the USA should ... Consulte Mais Informação

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NHC says weakened Maria could regain major hurricane status

Maria hit Puerto Rico early Wednesday as a Category 4 storm, with winds topping out at 155 miles per hour. Maria could push a storm surge as high as nine to 12 feet across the islands as it nears. After a day of hunkering down as Hurricane Maria thrashed the entire island, Puerto Rico woke up Thursday with a whole new set of challenges. Maria is a Category 3 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 115 miles an hour, according to the National Hurricane Center . Consulte Mais Informação

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Fuel Shortages And The North Korean Economy, Explained

Fuel Shortages And The North Korean Economy, Explained

The UN Security Council last week imposed a new raft of sanctions on North Korea , slapping an export ban on textiles, freezing work permits to North Korean guest workers and placing a cap on oil supplies. On Thursday, U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson called on China, Pyongyang's only ally, and Russian Federation to apply more pressure on North Korea by "taking direct actions of their own". Consulte Mais Informação

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Meet the incredible rescue dog in Mexico that helps with search efforts

Meet the incredible rescue dog in Mexico that helps with search efforts

She was at the scene of the Enrique Rébsamen school, which collapsed and killed at least 20 children. It's not yet known how many people Frida has been able to rescue this time around, but we know she's trying her best. To protect her, Frida wears special equipment, including goggles to protect her eyes from smoke and shoes that allow her to dig and walk on rough terrain. Consulte Mais Informação

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Uganda: Stop clampdown on supporters of presidential age limit

Uganda: Stop clampdown on supporters of presidential age limit

His critics accuse him of using security forces to harass the opposition, but Museveni's supporters say he enjoys wide support across the country. The Ugandan authorities must end their absurd attempts to silence people opposed to scrapping the presidential age limit, said Amnesty International today, as a motion on the controversial proposal was brought to parliament. Consulte Mais Informação

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High school teacher spent homecoming funds on slot machines, prosecutor says

High school teacher spent homecoming funds on slot machines, prosecutor says

Authorities say Johnson oversaw the ticket sales for Dakota's 2016 Homecoming dance, and that, based on attendance, the ticket sales should have taken in almost $30,000. Smith said investigators obtained records from the MGM Grand Detroit casino that showed Johnson spent more than $90,000 on penny slots in 2016. "She repaid that trust by feeding student funds into a slot machine". Consulte Mais Informação

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Options for North Korea are 'effective and overwhelming'

Options for North Korea are 'effective and overwhelming'

Haley's comments are also a rebuff to China, whose ambassador to the U.S., Cui Tiankai, noted on Friday that the U.S. wasn't doing enough to resume dialogue and negotiations but persisted in issuing more threats. The letter's 10 authors, including members of the Intelligence, Armed Services, and Foreign Relations committees, expressed "deep concern" that no ambassador had been nominated. Consulte Mais Informação

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North Korea likens Trump to barking dog

North Korea likens Trump to barking dog

Trump won Russian and Chinese support for the most recent round of global sanctions on North Korea but indirectly criticized China in his UN address for continuing to trade with the isolated nation. A top North Korean general, however, called Trump's "fire and fury" comment "a load of nonsense" let out by "a guy bereft of reason". German Chancellor Angela Merkel also expressed opposition to any form of military solution and stressed diplomacy as the only answer to the North Korea ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Cinema Review: Victoria And Abdul

Cinema Review: Victoria And Abdul

Reid, who recalls the Queen's "Munshi-mania" period. "I had to put on 12 kilos and then there's tailoring, makeup, trying to get a whole way of moving differently and lowering my voice into this large rib cage that I didn't have". When Shrabani Basu went to visit the Isle of Wright in England, she saw in the corridor, a portrait of an Indian man who was given a lot of importance. Consulte Mais Informação

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The United States just unveiled major new sanctions against North Korea

The United States just unveiled major new sanctions against North Korea

Ending his speech, Mnuchin said that the USA was aiming to work with its allies to prohibit North Korea from "using the global financial system to further Kim's reckless behavior". President Donald Trump said earlier Thursday morning that this move by Chinese President Xi Jinping was "unexpected" but that the U.S. The Treasury Secretary said he had a discussion with Governor Zhou Xiaochuan of the People's Bank of China prior to the announcement. Consulte Mais Informação

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The Marine Corps Is About To Graduate Its First Female Infantry Officer

The Marine Corps Is About To Graduate Its First Female Infantry Officer

As the Washington Post notes , the 86-day International Olympic Committee is considered one of the most grueling training course in the Corps and among the most challenging for USA infantry troops, boasting a 25% washout rate. Three military officials told Dan Lamothe of The Washington Post that the unnamed female lieutenant had, alongside her male colleagues, just completed the final graded exercise of the course - a three-week training evolution at the Marine base in Twentynine Palms, ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Nigerian Couple Rescued From Ritualist's Shrine

Nigerian Couple Rescued From Ritualist's Shrine

He said, "We discovered about five shrines, which have been destroyed". TVC News Correspondent, Ivy Kanu reports that the Lagos State acting Police Commissioner, Edgal Imohimi led a team of policemen and reporters to destroy the shrines. Edgal said, "our crime statistics revealed that records of crime cases of missing and abducted persons were kept in some shrines in the area". We investigated and discovered that the shrines were been used for ritual purposes. Consulte Mais Informação

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