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Here's the Fine Print On The Country's Biggest-Ever Free College Plan

Here's the Fine Print On The Country's Biggest-Ever Free College Plan However, there are some intricacies to the new policy. NY has become the first state in the country to make tuition free at public four-year colleges and universities, but it has sparked objections by imposing a key restriction on students who receive the assistance. [Full Article...]

Injuries mount up for Jose Mourinho at Manchester United

Mourinho, meanwhile, said the 19-year-old Rashford "cannot play every game". The striker has 10 goals for United this season, including an extra-time victor in the Europa League last-eight. "After tomorrow then I can speak what I feel because I am a manager, not a doctor". "I don't know how long I have left". He didn't play on Thursday - one yellow card and he would have missed the semi-fina... [Full Article...]

McDavid hits 100 points, Eberle has hat trick and Oilers win

If Game 1 was a best-case scenario and Game 2 was a worst-case scenario, where does that leave the Sharks going forward? San Jose is also the better possession team in this series and that usually bodes well for a team in the playoffs - just look at the modern dynasty from Chicago. [Full Article...]

Ahmadinejad planning presidential run

Iran's Guardian Council of clerics and jurists vets all applicants and will announce an approved list of candidates by April 27. Before Ahmadinejad made a decision to run, many believed the election would be won by incumbent President Hassan Rouhani , who negotiated the nuclear deal with world powers in 2015. [Full Article...]

China, America Need to Do More to Stop North Korea -- Gordon Chang

Wang's comments came amid a mounting war of words between Washington and Pyongyang. "We know the situation is tense", Wang said . Many other things have happened. The spokesman Lu Kang distanced the China government from the decision of suspending North Korea flights and said it was purely "market-based". But the "gentleman" Trump referred to, Kim Jong-un, has only been in power since the 2... [Full Article...]

Ontario's New Fair Housing Plan - The Good and the Bad

In Vancouver, home sales plunged and price growth stalled for several months following the B.C. government's introduction of a 15 per cent tax on foreign buyers. The Ontario Liberals' new plan to help curb soaring home prices and curtail questionable rental practices, particularly in the Greater Toronto Area, was met with mixed reaction Thursday. [Full Article...]

Stephen Colbert rips Steve Bannon for his 'total cuck move'

However, the Times reports that prosecution is rare, and people can often avoid punishment by amending the forms, if the government believes that the omissions were just oversights, and not deliberate. The New York Times first reported the omissions, including meetings with the Russian ambassador to the USA and the head of a Russian bank owned by the Kremlin. [Full Article...]

2000 homes evacuated in southwest Florida amid brush fires

2000 homes evacuated in southwest Florida amid brush fires Scott lauded President Trump's administration, which he said was "very responsive" to the fire. The rhino was running around hysterically as thick smoke billowed close by.Crews said once firefighters reached the animal, the rhino calmed down. [Full Article...]

'Rebel without a cause' Corbyn unsuitable for No 10 - Tory chief

'Rebel without a cause' Corbyn unsuitable for No 10 - Tory chief Agreement to rule out so-called "trigger ballots" - which would require Labour MPs to secure 50% backing from constituency activists or face a selection contest - came late on Tuesday, after reports that leader Jeremy Corbyn was pushing to make the process mandatory. [Full Article...]

U.S. Defense Secretary Mattis addresses confusion over carrier

U.S. Defense Secretary Mattis addresses confusion over carrier The Times reports defense officials "described a glitch-ridden sequence of events" that led to the reports. The statement claimed that the Vinson would head north "rather than executing previously planned port visits to Australia". The photos are dated between April 10th and 11th. Earlier, US President Donald Trump said that an "armada" is heading to the Korean Peninsula's shores amid a t... [Full Article...]

Poll finds record support for pot legalization

Poll finds record support for pot legalization Support for marijuana legalization was up five percent compared to a year ago, when 56 percent of Americans said cannabis use should be legal for adults. Marijuana is still illegal under federal law. Medicinal marijuana is on the way here in Pennsylvania, and legalized recreational pot may not be far behind. [Full Article...]

Justice Department Threatens Sanctuary Cities In Immigration Fight

In letters to each of the nine jurisdictions the Justice Department, headed by Attorney General Jeff Sesssion (left, ) said the government entities signed documents a year ago when they applied for Byrne Justice Assistance Grant money saying they complied with a section of federal law that demands cooperation when immigration agents ask for it. [Full Article...]

Another Man Killed During Venezuela Protests

People gather for a silent protest outside the Venezuelan Episcopal Conference in homage to the at least 20 people killed in unrest generated after the nation's Supreme Court stripped congress of its last powers, a decision it later reversed, in Caracas , Venezuela, Saturday, April 22, 2017. [Full Article...]

Monte Carlo Masters: Ramos defeats Murray 2-1

The next match could be tough, too. Murray, who missed the Miami Open with an elbow injury, was playing just his second match since bowing to Vasek Pospisil in his Indian Wells opener last month. Nadal with experience, and Zverev's exuberance of youth along will be on full display in Monte Carlo third round clash. There was also an early exit for 12th seeded Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agu... [Full Article...]

Allardyce: We didn't let Arsenal play

Andros Townsend, Yohan Cabaye and Luka Milivojevic scored for Palace, who were dominated the match and could have scored more goals . Wenger's side have lost four successive away league games for the first time in his 21-year reign as manager. [Full Article...]

Russian ships in Manila for goodwill visit

Russian ships in Manila for goodwill visit President Rodrigo Roa Duterte visited on Friday the Russian guided missile cruiser " Varyag " anchored in the Port of Manila . Duterte had previously visited the Russian large anti-submarine ship Admiral Tributs, which made its port call last January for a goodwill visit. [Full Article...]

Turkish election commission rejects calls to annul referendum

Turkish election commission rejects calls to annul referendum And in Sunday's referendum, the YSK's overseas election branch had already rejected an appeal by a ruling AK Party official to have unstamped envelopes counted as valid. "This is the reddest of all red lines". On Monday, Erdogan renewed suggestions that Turkey could hold referendums on its bid to join the European Union and on reinstating the death penalty. [Full Article...]

Queen Elizabeth's 91st Birthday: Here's why she has two birthdays every year

Queen Elizabeth's 91st Birthday: Here's why she has two birthdays every year She became queen in 1952 at age 25, ascending to the throne upon the death of her father, George VI. Queen Elizabeth II's birthdays have commanded some giant celebrations in the past. With the passing years have come milestones for the Queen. Now, while there may not be any parade for the Queen today, it is the day she celebrates the anniversary of her birth, and that definitely deserves a cak... [Full Article...]

Win or lose, Marine Le Pen is a nightmare for the EU

Win or lose, Marine Le Pen is a nightmare for the EU Following Tuesday's arrest in Marseille of two men suspected of plotting an attack during the election period, and Thursday's shooting that left one police officer dead and two others severely injured, French authorities have vowed to mobilize "all right means" to safeguard the election. [Full Article...]

Everything Trump has said about releasing his tax returns

This is despite the IRS insisting a presidential candidate is permitted to release tax documents even if they are being audited. More than 180 protests were planned across 48 states on Saturday - including in Montana. We're likely to find out, because it appears unlikely Trump will ever voluntarily release his returns. "It's the same thing that was discussed during the campaign trail - the presi... [Full Article...]


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