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by | January 08, 2018 | 22:41

The letter notes that even Texas' prison system - which maintains a list of almost 10,000 banned books and periodicals - explicitly includes " The New Jim Crow " on its list of approved publications. "Keeping a book that examines a national tragedy out of the hands of the people mired within it adds insult to injury", said ACLU of New Jersey executive director Amol Sinha in a statement .

by | January 08, 2018 | 22:27

According to Tapper, the 70-year-old former governor's prognosis is "good". "He was treated surgically by Dr. Thomas Ahlering at UC Irvine Hospital in California", the source told CNN. According a poll commissioned by The Salt Lake Tribune in October, almost half of Utah residents - 44 percent - backed Romney to replace Hatch out of several potential candidates.

by | January 08, 2018 | 21:56

But he will fill in for Mrs May at Prime Minister's Questions and take on some of the responsibilities for chairing influential Cabinet committees, including some relating to Brexit. In a letter to the prime minister, McLoughlin said he felt it was the right time to leave the Cabinet "as we discussed some months ago". Business minister Greg Clark and defence minister Gavin Williamson will also continue in their current roles.

by | January 08, 2018 | 21:39

For its part, South Korean President Moon Jae-in's government is bending over backward to both make the Olympics - which it has dubbed the "peace games" - a success and to open a new era of engagement with the North. Pyongyang had rejected past offers of humanitarian aid and requests to organize reunions for families separated by the longstanding division of the Korean Peninsula.

by | January 08, 2018 | 21:41

Besides Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, California, Colorado, Minnesota, Nebraska, Missouri, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee and North Carolina all had more than $1 billion in damage from the 16 weather disasters in 2017.

by | January 08, 2018 | 20:54

The CAT is the examination for entry into the Indian Institutes of Management and other business schools across India. Following the trends from last year, this year too 20 candidates have scored 100 percentile this year. "With the results declared, the IIMs will now move in to release their shortlist for subsequent process considering CAT score and other criteria". Students who cleared CAT 2017 will be called for WAT-PI in February-April.

by | January 08, 2018 | 20:56

Gen Rawat said a Border Personnel Meeting (BPM) took place two days back on the issue. On December 28, Indian troops had foiled attempts by Chinese road building teams to build a track around 1km inside Indian territory in Tuting , government sources had said.

by | January 08, 2018 | 20:23

In an official announcement during a Cairo press conference, NEA head Lasheen Ibrahim announced the timetable for the highly anticipated elections, with proceedings to take place between late January and 1 May, when the NEA will announce the victor and new president of Egypt.

by | January 08, 2018 | 20:12

Barton later released a statement, saying, "The ongoing investigation does not lead us to believe that the fire is in any way related to Roy Moore or allegations made against him". Moore has denied the accusations as "fake news". "Right now, I'm just so devastated". "This is so upsetting for anybody, losing their home, everything you know, so quickly and violently".

by | January 08, 2018 | 20:07

But a stinging rebuttal from the State Information Service in Cairo pointed out that only one of the personalities mentioned in the report actually hosts a TV show and asserted that Egypt's position is conveyed through senior leaders and public actions - not via media figures spouting a script conveyed to them via mobile phone.

by | January 08, 2018 | 20:01

The AMU on Monday said it had taken action against Wani due to his "highly objectionable activities, which can hamper the peaceful academic atmosphere and create disharmony". The police said that they are trying to locate Mannan and his last known location was Delhi. The 25-year-old Geology scholar was supposed to return home around January 3 but failed to turn up.

by | January 08, 2018 | 19:48

Day to march participants. Next weekend, in the days leading up to Martin Luther King Jr. "The Elkins Cultural Awareness and Enrichment Group welcomes all to our annual celebration of the life of Martin Luther King Jr.", said event organizer Jane Birdsong.

by | January 08, 2018 | 19:26

The company said it reviews tweets by leaders within their political context and enforces rules accordingly. In a blog post from the site posted on Friday about world leaders, it maintained its stance that they are important because of how they shape the conversation in society.

by | January 08, 2018 | 19:25

In past election cycles, Steyer, one of the largest Democratic donors in the country, has spent up to $90 million on political races. "I'm going to continue to work on the grass-roots efforts we had in place, and amplify them, and make them bigger", Steyer said.

by | January 08, 2018 | 19:18

Manafort sued Mueller's office last week, saying the special counsel's investigation exceeds its legal authority. "I think that the special prosecutor believes Paul Manafort has information about the president of the United States", Napolitano said .

by | January 08, 2018 | 19:14

With Palestinians seething over US President Donald Trump's recognition last month of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, he threatened on Tuesday to withhold aid money, accusing them of being "no longer willing to talk peace". "UNRWA is an organization that perpetuates the problem of the Palestinian refugees", he added. Jerusalem remains at the heart of the Middle East conflict with Palestinians hoping that East Jerusalem - occupied by Israel - might eventually serve as the capital of an ...

by | January 08, 2018 | 18:57

Due to the global nature of JCPOA, he added, the United States must fulfill its obligations under the treaty, otherwise, it will certainly suffer huge losses, so if they make computational mistakes in this regard, they would definitely regret it.

by | January 08, 2018 | 18:45

Trump administration officials say that because previous administrations have frequently extended the temporary stays, the program has improperly been allowed to become an all-but-permanent refuge. Haitians have also been protected since a 2010 natural disaster. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen faced a Monday deadline to decide whether to grant another extension.

by | January 08, 2018 | 18:44

Trump himself this weekend reiterated that the wall is a precondition for signing any immigration deal that Democrats want as part of a broader budget deal. The Democrat-controlled Senate was nearing a make-or-break vote on a comprehensive immigration bill in June 2013 when a pair of Republican senators swooped in with an 11th-hour amendment aimed at clinching enough GOP support to avoid a filibuster.

by | January 08, 2018 | 18:30

Talking about the casting, she admitted Aishwarya Rai Bachchan would be welcomed foremost. The film is a co-production between Toilet: Ek Prem Katha director Shree Narayan Singh and Prernaa Arora's production house and Mirror has learnt that the makers are in talks with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan for the lead role.