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Worldwide Zell Miller, Georgia Democrat who backed George W. Bush, dead at 86
Author: 0 Zell Miller, Georgia Democrat who backed George W. Bush, dead at 86

Bush. Bristling at attempts to make him follow "a party goose step", as he put it later, Miller co-sponsored President George W. Bush's $1.6 billion tax-cut measure in early 2001. Religious conservatives fought the effort, equating the lottery with gambling, but Miller won approval from the legislature and Georgia voters. "His contributions to Georgia are legendary in so many ways, especially higher education as the author and creator of Georgia's HOPE Scholarship Program ", Scott said.

Worldwide March for our lives tomorrow at Chandler Park
Author: 0 March for our lives tomorrow at Chandler Park

What is March for Our Lives? Seventeen people were killed on February 14.at a Parkland , Fla., high school, sparking a groundswell of protest led by some of the students who were at the school that day. "Everyone for the most part has them already", said Fry. "Having their voices be heard is what we can only hope for as being an educator", Judy Hines said.

Worldwide Ghouta hit again as Syrian rebels wait for talks with Russian Federation
Author: 0 Ghouta hit again as Syrian rebels wait for talks with Russian Federation

The second largest rebel group in Syria's eastern Ghouta says it has reached an agreement with the Russians over areas it controlled near the capital Damascus. Senior Arab officials in Amman, Jordan, and Beirut , Lebanon, have described conditions in Idlib as a "well-constructed killbox", where civilians will enjoy few protections in what could be the last and most decisive phase of the war, which entered an eighth year almost two weeks ago.

Worldwide Vizcarra To Become Peru's New President
Author: 0 Vizcarra To Become Peru's New President

Vizcarra, who is also Peru's ambassador to Canada, called for "faith and optimism" upon arriving Lima's airport before his midday swearing-in ceremony. Keiko Fujimori appears willing to declare a truce - at least for now. Fujimori wrote on Twitter Friday that it's time for Peruvians to be "united" and "optimistic", as the nation tries to recover from the political crisis.

Worldwide Trump 'Considering' Veto Of Budget Bill
Author: 0 Trump 'Considering' Veto Of Budget Bill

Trump's reluctant announcement came hours after he confused both Republicans and Democrats by tweeting that he was "considering a VETO" on the massive spending bill because he claimed Democrats had "abandoned" the immigrants protected by the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Worldwide Corbyn sacks Owen Smith as shadow Northern secretary
Author: 0 Corbyn sacks Owen Smith as shadow Northern secretary

This morning Mr Smith broke ranks with the party and said a public vote on the Brexit deal was the way "Labour can properly serve our democracy and the interests of the people". SDLP leader Colum Eastwood wrote on Twitter: "Very sorry to hear that we're losing @OwenSmith_MP as Shadow Secretary of State". We're well-organised as far as backroom staff are concerned, we have got the manpower to pick up seats and we have got some great candidates'.

Worldwide Glasgow fire was 'like a blowtorch' in intensity
Author: 0 Glasgow fire was 'like a blowtorch' in intensity

Please continue to follow the relevant social media accounts in order to receive updates. Assistant chief officer Lewis Ramsay said: "This is challenging - but the response of our firefighters has been outstanding". No-one was injured in the incident. Sandra White, a local MSP, talked about the fire at first minister's questions in Holyrood, asking what assistance could be given to the emergency services, businesses and residents affected.

Worldwide Issue of harassment needs to be sorted soon: Pak envoy
Author: 0 Issue of harassment needs to be sorted soon: Pak envoy

In a statement, the Pakistan high commission said, "In the regional context, high commissioner Sohail Mahmood underlined the importance of Pakistan's vision of "peaceful neighbourhood". The reception was attended by diplomats, Nepalese dignitaries, senior Government officials, prominent political leaders, Pakistani community members, academicians, members of think tanks, businessmen, bankers, senior media representatives and members of civil society.

Worldwide Turkey condemns terrorist attacks in France
Author: 0 Turkey condemns terrorist attacks in France

The gunman - 25-year-old Redouane Lakdim - said he had been acting on behalf of the Islamic State group. Early Friday morning two people were killed and others were taken hostage at a U Supermarket in Trebes , France . Police in helmets and body armour took up positions around the Super-U supermarket. A team of about a dozen officers entered the building and quickly shot dead the attacker.

Author: 0 No more free reign to China: Donald Trump after announcing tariffs

Financial markets sank on concern the escalating tensions might disrupt the biggest global trading relationship or lead other nations to raise import barriers. USA agricultural exports to China stood at $19.6 billion a year ago, with soybean shipments accounting for $12.4 billion. The result will be a USA government that is distracted by China -which could ultimately be good news for NAFTA, he said.

Author: 0 One of three accused in Mississauga attack arrested

A video released by police shows three men punching and kicking a man with autism, as he was putting on his rollerblades at a bus station. Officers say they also charged a 44-year-old Windsor woman and an 18-year-old Windsor man with accessory after the fact in connection with the case.

Worldwide President Trump signs spending bill despite veto threat
Author: 0 President Trump signs spending bill despite veto threat

Washington , Mar 23 President Donald Trump today said that is considering vetoing the United States dollars 1.3 trillion Omnibus Spending Bill alleging that the 800,000 plus recipients of DACA have been totally abandoned by the opposition Democrats.

Worldwide Medical Marijuana Runner-up Joins Lawsuit Against State
Author: 0 Medical Marijuana Runner-up Joins Lawsuit Against State

Recent studies suggest that marijuana may be used to treat opiate addiction as well as numerous conditions for which opiates are commonly prescribed. Weed smokers rejoice, The state of Florida can now be added to the growing list of USA states that have past bills to legalize the use marijuana.

Worldwide Europe gets last minute reprieve from Trump tariffs
Author: 0 Europe gets last minute reprieve from Trump tariffs

The prime minister dropped plans to fly home from the European Council summit in Brussels overnight in order to stay on for discussions on the development with fellow EU leaders. French President Emmanuel Macron told a news conference that a temporary reprieve is unsatisfactory. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Washington and Seoul also are nearing agreement on the steel and aluminum tariffs Trump recently imposed.

Worldwide Toyota's Lexus speedboat set for launch starting late 2019 in US
Author: 0 Toyota's Lexus speedboat set for launch starting late 2019 in US

Toyota says its new platform makes the next-generation Corolla some 60 per-cent stiffer than its predecessor, and a comprehensive chassis makeover should add to that. If unintentional lane deviation is detected, the system alerts the driver with audible and visual warnings. Toyota said due to defects in the manufacturing line, the IC chip insulator located in the airbag sensors in these vehicles may be detonated after a period of use.

Worldwide Sunshine through the weekend, warmer weather slowly coming back
Author: 0 Sunshine through the weekend, warmer weather slowly coming back

The snow will be focused into the northern and eastern portions of Kentucky while folks in the south will see more rainfall. SATURDAY: Partly cloudy. But the prospects for warmer-than-normal weather signals a more active severe weather season. While a dry and quiet start to the week, a warming trend also commences.

Worldwide To the Editor: Putin checkmates Trump
Author: 0 To the Editor: Putin checkmates Trump

Russian electoral officials have officially declared incumbent President Vladimir Putin the victor of last Sunday's election. "I think it is an emetic prospect frankly to think of Putin glorying in this sporting event". "And that is what I think it was, an attempt to excite amongst the Russian electorate", he said. In reply, Russian Federation denounced Johnson as unprofessional.

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