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by | October 13, 2017 | 18:24

Some support the idea, some think it's awful, and some are ambivalent. My Girl Scout ExperienceThe Author as a young Girl Scout . So my parents signed me up and I learned about the badges I could proudly sew to my new Brownie vest. The Girl Scouts of the United States of America have criticized the move, saying the decision was driven by the financial struggles of the Boy Scouts .

by | October 08, 2017 | 20:21

I would like to be able to tell you that you can make an impact by writing your legislator. In this October 4, 2017, photo, a device called a " bump stock " is. Gingerly, perhaps, because both parties are in some ways complicit in allowing the device to become available to killers even as they seem willing to join now in restricting or banning them.

by | October 07, 2017 | 10:00

At the Supreme Court, both sides aimed their arguments-as so often happens these days-at Anthony Kennedy , the perpetual swing vote, poised between a quartet of liberals, who are probably more eager to invalidate Wisconsin's map than the court's four conservative justices are.

by | October 07, 2017 | 09:13

When the mayor of San Juan rightly criticizes him for the lack of federal disaster response, Trump can only do what he does best: blame someone else and attack the messenger. Army Recruiting Office, has been able to confirm that their families are OK, but not much else. The same person said that the United States knows that there is an urgent need for cash in Puerto Rico .

by | October 05, 2017 | 06:27

Byron Buxton exemplifies that, emerging as an AL Gold Glove contender in center-field and one of the game's premier base runners. The Indians went 5-2 against the Yankees this season including a three-game sweep at Yankee Stadium from August 28 through August 30.

by | October 04, 2017 | 15:20

CHIP is funded jointly between state and federal governments, with states administering the program. Well, it's time to get back on the phone and call our state representatives immediately, because with the lapse in funding state officials are already sending out notices warning CHIP enrollees that their coverage has lapsed.

by | October 04, 2017 | 15:04

Trump likened this breach to the 911 terror attacks and the defenders of data as firemen. "How does this happen when so much is at stake?" "We can't pass a law that fixes stupid". The way Barton sees it, if his bill were to become law, anyone whose information was compromised in a data breach would be eligible for "automatic compensation".

by | October 04, 2017 | 03:13

Gill v. Whitford , docket 16-1161, is a case involving "extreme partisan gerrymandering ". But Kennedy was unwilling to bar all such future claims because he thought a workable standard to measure when there is an overreliance on politics might arise down the road.

by | October 01, 2017 | 08:51

Says Huckabee Sanders, "We don't agree". "And I was very honored by the way I was treated in the race". During an interview on Fox News Wednesday night with House Speaker Paul Ryan , numerous questions were dripping with disappointment over McConnell.

by | October 01, 2017 | 07:07

Power unit problems forced the German, who trails Hamilton by 28 points in the championship after crashing out on the opening lap of the last race in Singapore , back into the pits while he was on his first flying lap. It is what it is. It also eased the risk of torrential downpours associated with the Spring in Malaysia, and it seemed to work previous year as we experienced a totally dry race..

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:23

Another Republican, the often outspoken Rep. David McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills, said Rauner should consider running in the gubernatorial primary as a Democrat. Rauner signed House Bill 40 into law on Thursday, saying in a statement that he has always been pro-choice and thus signed the bill "to be consistent with my values".

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:23

Another Republican, the often outspoken Rep. David McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills, said Rauner should consider running in the gubernatorial primary as a Democrat. Rauner signed House Bill 40 into law on Thursday, saying in a statement that he has always been pro-choice and thus signed the bill "to be consistent with my values".

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:23

But Rauner did not stick to his promise. Rauner and his wife were listed as $50,000 sponsors of a Planned Parenthood of IL fundraiser in April. He is running for re-election in 2018, and the move could prompt Republicans to put up a challenger in the primary.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:22

Under the Jones Act, transportation between ports and coastwise points in the United States needs to be done on vessels built in the United States and crewed by USA citizens. "I am proud of Americans helping Americans, friends and strangers alike". In the nearby fishing town of Catano, authorities said they would open a distribution point over the weekend to hand out food and water, almost two weeks after the hurricane hit.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:18

The moves came in retaliation to the autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) planned referendum on the secession of northern Iraq's Kurdish region on Monday. The Kurdistan government has said they were pushed to stage the independence referendum after the central government violated at least one third of the Iraqi constitution, including Article 140 that concerns the fate of the disputed or Kurdistani areas such as the oil-rich and multi-ethnic Kirkuk province.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:19

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the plan. The result was a resounding 92.7 per cent "yes" for independence. Calling the vote "unconstitutional", Iraq's parliament on Wednesday also asked Abadi to send troops to the oil-producing, Kurdish-held region of Kirkuk to take control of its lucrative oil fields.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:18

Speaking in the central Turkish province of Corum, Yildirim said Turkey, Iran and Iraq were doing their best to overcome the crisis caused by the referendum with the minimum damage. A ban on global flights into Iraq's Kurdish region was being imposed on Friday after the Baghdad government retaliated against a vote for independence that has drawn opposition from foreign powers.

by | September 29, 2017 | 09:36

Four goals away from home in Europe is no easy feat, which Walcott recognised in his post-match interview. Jack Wilshere's lovely cross teed Walcott up to head Arsenal's opener. Goals from Rob Holding and Olivier Giroud and a brace from Theo Walcott secured a comfortable victory for Arsene Wenger 's men. The Gunners were awarded a rather dubious penalty which was supposedly given for holding in the box.

by | September 29, 2017 | 08:26

Bring Wealth Back: We are proposing an "American Model" that will bring back trillions of dollars held overseas and restore America's competitive edge. The plan would impose a new, lower tax on corporate profits stashed overseas, and create a new tax structure for overseas business operations of US companies.

by | September 27, 2017 | 09:23

The party's stumbles on Capitol Hill have fed into a growing frustration with its leadership, and Moore's win underscores the vulnerability of incumbents such as Heller and Arizona Sen. Again, he invoked the Bible during his swearing-in ceremony. A man of his word, in 2005 Moore said homosexuality should be illegal. Moore, 70, has been ousted from his state Supreme Court position twice.

by | September 26, 2017 | 03:38

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association opposes the measure as well, saying it would "increase uncertainty in the marketplace, making coverage more expensive and jeopardizing Americans' choice of health plans". This Republican Obamacare-repeal bill will require every state in the country to make a complete evaluation of how they would like their health-care systems to work and to build such a system in just over two years.

by | September 25, 2017 | 08:40

As of Friday, Murkowksi's staff said the senator was undecided and planned to take the weekend to review the legislation. But it was Sen. Cruz said that he and fellow senator Lee offered amendments to Graham-Cassidy that would decrease premiums but they weren't included in the latest draft of the bill .

by | September 23, 2017 | 11:50

Pedro Serrano , a 29-year-old doctor, was one of the ordinary Mexicans who had volunteered to join the rescue effort. Her credits for the most recent disaster has not been tallied yet, said Navy Captain Armando Segura, because she is still busy trying to save lives.

by | September 23, 2017 | 11:22

I'm of several minds. "I am against threats of this kind". Ultimately, a lack of clear ideological differences may mostly benefit Merkel, who has 12 years of experience as chancellor, and extreme parties on the sidelines. It's also been hard for him to carve out clear differences with the conservatives. "We don't see any verified attacks", said Mr Sandro Gaycken, the director of the Digital Society Institute in Berlin , which has been monitoring for Russian meddling.

by | September 23, 2017 | 08:46

The president will try to rally support for Sen. Trump made little hard news in what was basically a campaign-style speech that ran almost 90 minutes long. "Who is going to help the president?" Turning his attention back to the man he came to endorse, Trump said, "He doesn't even know Mitch McConnell ..." The central argument of Moore's campaign is that removing the sovereignty of a Christian God from the functions of government is an act of apostasy, an affront to the biblical ...

by | September 22, 2017 | 09:26

North Korea , which has conducted more than 80 missile tests under third-generation leader Kim, says it needs its weapons to protect itself from USA aggression. Still, despite heated rhetoric and posturing in the United States and North Korea , there has been no positioning of USA military assets to suggest a military conflict is imminent.

by | September 21, 2017 | 08:34

But opponents say withdrawing from the accord is an abdication of Unites States leadership on a key global challenge. Multiple countries have also said that the underlying language of the deal won't change no matter what the White House does.

by | September 21, 2017 | 07:35

Following Monday night's flop against the Detroit Lions , McAdoo said he's considering making significant changes across the board. Even star receiver Odell Beckham Jr . Here and there you'll get the lucky with things just shifting in your favor no matter what, as was evidenced by the Detroit Lions on Monday night .

by | September 20, 2017 | 15:56

The violent attacks, allegedly by Myanmarese army men, have led to an exodus of Muslim Rohingya tribals from the western Rakhine state in that country to India and Bangladesh. Since August 25, a brutal crackdown by Myanmar's security forces has seen almost 400,000 Rohingya escape into neighbouring Bangladesh, triggering a humanitarian catastrophe.

by | September 19, 2017 | 01:06

To avoid that weekly fate, they're going to have to get turnovers and turn them into points, get something out of their special teams and manufacture points there, cross their fingers that Blair Walsh gets himself straightened out ... Rawls returned from a high ankle sprain on Sunday, but it was Carson who has proven to the most effective back through two games. Hyde ripped another long run, this time 27-yards to set up Gould's second successful field goal attempt of the day.

by | September 18, 2017 | 07:15

Though ugly, the ArizonaCardinals were victorious against the Indianapolis Colts 16-13 in overtime this Sunday. "Dumb decision. Can't make those type of plays, especially down the stretch when we need it the most". He and Jack Doyle would develop great team chemistry, as Doyle would catch eight passes for 79 yards. Pagano wouldn't say how limited the play-calling was given the circumstances, but Arizona's defense clearly adapted to what Brissett was doing.

by | September 18, 2017 | 06:00

Overall, this type of road victory should not come to anyone's surprise. That accountability is one reason the Patriots are who they are and have done what they've done. Phillip Dorsett (knee): It was a positive day for the newly-acquired receiver. until he left with a left knee issue. He hit three different players: running back Rex Burkhead for 19 yards, tight end Rob Gronkowski for 53 and wide receiver Chris Hogan for 13.

by | September 17, 2017 | 16:24

However, given Bradford's past injury history - on the left knee specifically, too - it's hard not to worry. But shutting down Drew Brees and company is no joke, even if you do it at home . Cameron Heyward and Stephon Tuitt will be formidable on the interior of the Pittsburgh line, but if they can control those two they should have lanes to run through.

by | September 17, 2017 | 15:14

The Houston Texans had a bit of a scare on Thursday night when starting cornerbacks Johnathan Joseph and Kevin Johnson left the game and didn't return after each player suffered an injury. For Houston to win, odds are Watson will need to make some plays. It will be key for Houston to get the running game going to give him support but the potential is certainly there for the useful Lamar Miller (17-65 last week) to have a bigger impact now the offensive line has had a very rude and ...

by | September 16, 2017 | 17:23

Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce said a year ago. In the report , Stockley said he entered Smith's vehicle "to locate the weapon and render it safe", and removed the ammunition from the silver revolver. Military Academy at West Point. Stockley has since resigned from the St. Louis police department. Efforts at civil disobedience were largely unsuccessful.