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VP Pence traveling to Texas, will visit San Antonio, McAllen on Friday

VP Pence traveling to Texas, will visit San Antonio, McAllen on Friday

Vice President Mike Pence arrives in McAllen on Friday joined by his wife Karen Pence and U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, at right. Prior to arriving in the Valley Friday afternoon, Pence was in San Antonio providing keynote remarks at a fundraiser for Trump Victory, an organization that benefits President Donald Trump's re-election and the Republican National Committee. Consulte Mais Informação

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Protests in Gujarat after Dalit activist, who set himself on fire, dies

Protests in Gujarat after Dalit activist, who set himself on fire, dies

Dalit leader and Independent MLA Jignesh Mevani and Leader of the Opposition Paresh Dhanani met Vankars kin at the Gandhinagar civil hospital. Hundreds of Dalit protesters gathered outside the hospital to support the family which was demanding the setting up of a Special Investigation Team to probe the matter and re-granting of land which had been allotted to Dalits across the state but whose ownership titles had not been regularised. Consulte Mais Informação

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Monastery in Tibet catches fire

Monastery in Tibet catches fire

The incident occurred during the Losar festival, which celebrates the first day of the lunisolar Tibetan calendar. The report said the blaze was extinguished and there were no casualties. Footage believed to have been posted on Twitter by United States government-backed Radio Free Asia shows the upper part of the temple engulfed in red flames, and water being sprayed from a distance. Consulte Mais Informação

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Maharashtra has massive plans for Magnetic Maharashtra Summit

Maharashtra has massive plans for Magnetic Maharashtra Summit

The Magnetic Maharashtra summit, officially called "Magnetic Maharashtra: Convergence 2018" is expected to see attendance of over 150 global CEOs as well as business tycoons from India. Informing about the PMs itinerary, the state unit of the BJP said that Modi would lay the foundation stone of the new Navi Mumbai International Airport (NMIA) in neighbouring Navi Mumbai at around 3pm. Consulte Mais Informação

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LS speaker Sumitra Mahajan to inaugurate CPA conference tomorrow

The 2-day conference will discuss subjects of "Parliament's role in the development agenda" and "Legislature and Judiciary". "The 6th conference of CPA India Region is likely to be attended by about 100 delegates". The makers of our Constitution were aware of the risks that our democratic polity might face when an organ wielded too much power. The CPA has 180 branches formed in legislatures of Commonwealth countries enjoying parliamentary democracy. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ice hockey: South Korean men fall to Czechs on Games debut

Ice hockey: South Korean men fall to Czechs on Games debut

After it was over, the players lined up at center ice and bowed to the crowd, first to the end containing the cheerleaders, then to the other end, filled mostly with South Korean fans. But the men's team was never integrated, and includes only athletes from South Korea plus half a dozen Canadians who have been playing hockey in the country for years and become South Korean citizens. Consulte Mais Informação

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Why EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt Had to Beef Up His Security

Why EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt Had to Beef Up His Security

The EPA is committed to an evaluation process that "is thoughtful, transparent and collaborative with other agencies and the public", Pruitt said last June. "We felt that based on the recommendation from the team leader, the special agent in charge, that it would be better suited to have him in business or first class, away from close proximity from those individuals who were approaching him and being extremely rude, using profanities and potential for altercations and so forth", Henry ... Consulte Mais Informação

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European Union helps aspirant member Kosovo to modernise railway

European Union helps aspirant member Kosovo to modernise railway

The front runners according to commission's assessment are Serbia and Montenegro, while Albania, Bosnia, Kosovo and Macedonia could join later. "Otherwise what China, Russia, Turkey are planning for the region, they will start today". Macedonian Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov said it was hard for countries to keep moving in the right direction "if it's locked in the waiting room". Consulte Mais Informação

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Church calendar for Saturday, Feb. 17

Church calendar for Saturday, Feb. 17

Offerings for the meals will be presented to the church providing the meal. Iglesia Adventista del Septimo Dia: 3612 Hicks Lane: Divine worship, 10 a.m. The church is located at 403 South Cincinnati Avenue. He is accompanied by the Bethel A.M.E. Anointed Word Ministries Praise and Worship Center will have service at 10:30 a.m. Consulte Mais Informação

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Intervenção no Rio ameaça tramitação da reforma da Previdência

O tema é um dos assuntos mais comentados no Twitter nesta sexta-feira (16). Vão alertar os parlamentares de que eles serão denunciados à sociedade se votarem a favor da reforma da Previdência . Ele também admitiu que ainda não tem os 308 votos necessários para a aprovação do texto. "As concessões que podemos fazer dependem de votos..." "O governo pode suspender o decreto e votar a reforma, isso seria um 'jeitinho' porque se a intervenção se justifica por uma situação grave, ela só cessaria ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Câmara marca para segunda votação de decreto sobre intervenção no Rio

O presidente da Câmara foi categórico ao afirmar que "de jeito nenhum" pode-se descartar uma votação da reforma em fevereiro. Mas a intenção é colher o número de assinaturas necessárias à apresentação da emenda aglutinativa pelos partidos da base na terça-feira e, em seguida, a leitura do texto, mesmo sem ter garantia de que a reforma será votada. Consulte Mais Informação

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Eunício: Intervenção é demonstração de que Estados não estão dando conta

Eunício: Intervenção é demonstração de que Estados não estão dando conta

Mais cedo, Maia afirmou que intervenção inviabiliza a votação da proposta de emenda à Constituição (PEC) que trata da reforma da Previdência na próxima semana. Temer disse que Maia e o presidente do Senado, Eunício Oliveira (PMDB-CE), darão continuidade à tramitação da Reforma da Previdência . O discurso de Maia deve ser o de que o texto ficará como "legado" para ser votado em 2019 pelo novo presidente da República, eleito neste ano. Consulte Mais Informação

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Henderson police officer, suspect killed in exchange of gunfire

Henderson police officer, suspect killed in exchange of gunfire

He died of a single gunshot wound, said District Attorney Mike Waters. The officer's bulletproof vest "absolutely played a role in protecting him", according to the district attorney. Taylor's mother told ABC11 the family does not blame police, and she added that they believe he "caused his own death". The State Bureau of Investigation is now handling the investigation and the officers involved have been placed on administrative leave per department policy. Consulte Mais Informação

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Gov. Bevin orders flag to half-staff to honor Parkland shooting victims

Gov. Bevin orders flag to half-staff to honor Parkland shooting victims

The vice president says "the heartache in Broward County is unimaginable" but it's a heartache that many Texans know from the deadly shooting past year at a church in Sutherland Springs. Police have charged Nikolas Cruz , a 19-year-old former student who was expelled from the school last year, with 17 counts of murder. " President trump , you say what can you do?" But neither the Sheriff's Office in Tallahassee nor the Southern Poverty Law Center could confirm any link between Cruz ... Consulte Mais Informação

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