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Spiders could theoretically eat every human on Earth in one year

Spiders could theoretically eat every human on Earth in one year Larger species of spiders are also known to chow down on frogs, lizards , snakes, fish, birds and bats. The scientists additionally found that there are about 25 million metric tons of spiders in the world , according to their research, they're one of the most prevalent species you can find on planet Earth. [Full Article...]

Gov't watchdog to examine cost of Trump's Florida travel

This is part of being president, " he said. When Trump is at his Florida resort, club members and their guests must pass through multiple Secret Servicecheckpoints, including a vehicle inspection and a magnetometer screening for detecting weapons. [Full Article...]

Trump pledges 'easy' health care deal after defeat

Trump pledges 'easy' health care deal after defeat Barry Loudermilk, R-Ga., who supported the bill last week. People we weren't expecting. "Because I can tell you, conversations over the last 48 hours are really about how we come together in the Republican Conference and get this over the finish line". [Full Article...]

Demise of GOP health care bill early Christmas present

Demise of GOP health care bill early Christmas present When asked about all the people who were going to lose their health insurance as a result, Republicans told TV interviewers they questioned the Congressional Budget Office numbers. Now we see they didn't have any improved replacement plan. "And I think people are willing to do that". Meadows explained, "When we start to grow the economy at 4, 4.1 percent, it actually not only increas... [Full Article...]

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Dismisses Trump Jr. Tweet

Mr Khan also said part of accepting attacks on the city meant the city could be vigilant, including equipping the police force with resources to handle a terrorist act. In the full article, Khan emphasized the importance for London to remain "vigilant" after the Chelsea bombing in NY previous year. "I've been doing far more important things over the last 24 hours", Mr Khan told CNN on Thursda... [Full Article...]

NCAA gives North Carolina 24-hours, wants repeal of HB2

North Carolina's deeply discriminatory HB2 will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a dozen years. This means the that estimate does not, for instance, include losses from the sports group National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), which once favoured North Carolina as a host, before choosing to look elsewhere in protest at the bill. [Full Article...]

Federal judge blocks Trump's 2nd attempt at travel ban

Federal judge blocks Trump's 2nd attempt at travel ban While the travel ban and the refugee cap are projected to have a long legal battle ahead, Trump is momentarily stuck adhering to Obama-era standards that open America's doors to thousands of the world's most vulnerable refugees, the very population that Trump has vowed to keep out - at least temporarily. [Full Article...]

Kansas Soars To Odds Favorite In NCAA After Purdue Destruction

Kansas Soars To Odds Favorite In NCAA After Purdue Destruction Kansas has had eight 30-win seasons since 2006-07 and have risen to 31 this season going into Saturday night's game against OR with a trip to the Final Four on the line. "He wasn't in this kind of shape previous year", Painter said. "If they play like they play in the second half ", Painter said, "they can't". "On a game where you get in a neutral site, anything can happen". [Full Article...]

Third London terror victim is former Waco resident

Third London terror victim is former Waco resident Melissa Cochran was thrown into a souvenir stand. Kurt Cochran, 54, and his wife, Melissa, were in Europe to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary and had been due to return to the United States the day after the attack took place last Wednesday . [Full Article...]

Questions, answers about funding threats to sanctuary cities

Questions, answers about funding threats to sanctuary cities Gov. Chris Christie told the mayors of the state's two largest cities to "have at it" by declaring themselves "sanctuary" cities after the Trump administration once again threatened to cut federal funding. Office of Justice. Immigrant rights advocacy group America's Voice also has a great round-up with more local and state reactions here. "Sessions seeks to create a police state in which loc... [Full Article...]

Senate Dems opposing Trump court pick grows with Stabenow

Senate Dems opposing Trump court pick grows with Stabenow If Republicans hold together and the nuclear option passes, the Senate would vote again to break the filibuster of Gorsuch , this time needing just 51 votes to do so. In refusing to consider Garland, Republicans have repeatedly quoted former Vice President Joe Biden who, as a Democratic senator in 1992, argued against filling any Supreme Court vacancy that might arise in the final year of the... [Full Article...]

US House Speaker backs intelligence panel chair in Russian Federation probe

Rep. Devin Nunes , the Republican who heads the House Intelligence Committee investigating whether the Obama Administration wiretapped Donald Trump and his transition team, has cancelled all scheduled committee meetings, putting the investigation into suspended animation. [Full Article...]

Similarities striking between 2 deadly Oakland fires

The violation had been alleged by the nonprofit organization that rented two of the three floors of the structure for the transitional housing. Residents also said they didn't see or feel any sprinklers as they fled the three-story structure. [Full Article...]

Trump signs order undoing Obama climate change policies

Trump signs order undoing Obama climate change policies Maryland Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles said Trump's decision could make it harder for the state to meet greenhouse gas goals the General Assembly tightened a year ago, to a target of 40 percent reductions by 2030. It directs EPA to review Obama's Clean Power Plan, rescind the moratorium on coal mining on U.S. federal lands and urge federal agencies to "identify all regulations, all rules, all... [Full Article...]

Russian bank VEB says executives had talks with Trump son-in-law

Russian bank VEB says executives had talks with Trump son-in-law The panel's top Democrat, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-California, said in an interview later in the day that there is now "more than circumstantial evidence" that Trump associates colluded with the Russians to interfere in the USA election. White House spokesman Spicer did not shed any light on who at the White House helped Nunes gain access to a secure location. "I'm not going to get into who he met ... [Full Article...]

'Sanctuary Cities' Promise Legal Fight After Sessions Threatens Funds

'Sanctuary Cities' Promise Legal Fight After Sessions Threatens Funds Supporters say that policy makes immigrants more likely to report crimes, seek medical attention and enroll their kids in school. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' appearance at the daily White House briefing is a signal that President Trump wants to move on to one of the issues he's most comfortable talking about - illegal immigration - and to shift the conversation away from health care, after... [Full Article...]

Strong quake of 6.9 magnitude hits Russia's far east - USGS

Strong quake of 6.9 magnitude hits Russia's far east - USGS The quake was initially recorded as a 7.0 magnitude. The United States' tsunami warning centres were not showing a risk of waves to U.S. territories. Coincidentally, the quake happened in the vicinity of the Kambalny volcano which unexpectedly started spewing ash several days ago after waking from a 250 year period of inactivity. [Full Article...]

Trump's Plan Won't Reverse Coal's Decline

Yet Marshall said more will be needed from Congress for the industry to survive long term, such as investments in so-called clean coal programs under which utilities could capture carbon from burning coal to keep it out of the atmosphere. withdrawal would badly undermine the Paris agreement. The Obama administration, some Democratic-led states and environmental groups countered that it would spur ... [Full Article...]

Seeded Gonzaga survives for 61-58 win over West Virginia

Gonzaga freshman center Zach Collins has averaged 10.3 points per game on 65 percent shooting. In the waning seconds, Adrian and West again came to the top of the key to create a double screen for Carter, but that wasn't going to work so far from the basket with so little time remaining. [Full Article...]

Georgia Senate plans vote on campus guns measure

Georgia Senate plans vote on campus guns measure The most watched vote, however, came early in the afternoon as the Senate took up a more than hourlong debate on the campus gun bill. The final bill was a compromise. Instead, she says there's more that can be done. THC is the component in marijuana that makes its users high. He says they've won this battle but there's still more to fight for like making cannabis oil easier to get in state. [Full Article...]


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