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Local Polls Boost May Five Weeks Before UK General Election Local Polls Boost May Five Weeks Before UK General Election
- May 08, 2017

Professor Michael Thrasher, an analyst for Sky News , said: "This does put them below what the national opinion polls are now saying". In Lincolnshire, where Ukip leader Paul Nuttall is standing in the general election in Boston and Skegness, the party went from being the official Opposition to having no seats at all as the Tories gained 23 seats. (more...)
Kentucky Derby Odds: Classic Empire Slim Betting Favorite in Loaded Field
- May 06, 2017

Also, like most Pletcher horses, he likes to race near the pace, which would help on an off track. An amendment in 2000 allowed wagers online and by phone, though those are still restricted or banned in 10 states. "Look, what do you do when you buy a horse?" Patch does face some long odds to win , however. Kerstein said more experienced bettors may want to fill out a Pick 3. (more...)
Steelers Fans Excited To Welcome James Conner To Team
- May 03, 2017

Joining the Steelers is another step in his journey. The pick was unsurprising, as rumors of the Black and Gold's interest in Watt had been flying for some time. They're the ones whom we, as Pittsburghers, use to rationalize why other teams will always cower against us. Linebackers have occupied a particular niche in Steelers lore going back to the 1970s. (more...)
North Korea Threatens To Sink U.S. Carrier; China Urges Restraint
- April 30, 2017

Al Jazera also reported that two Japanese destroyers, the Samidare and Ashigara, were joining the U.S. armada. "Restricting ourselves with funding uncertainties reduces war-fighting readiness, so I urge Congress to repeal sequestration and approve the proposed Defense Department budget". (more...)
Canadian PM responds to lumber tariffs imposed by the US Canadian PM responds to lumber tariffs imposed by the US
- April 26, 2017

That's not a typo. Trump spent his 2016 campaign lambasting China and Mexico for cheating on trade. The Trump administration announced it will impose a 20 percent tariff on imported softwood lumber from Canada. President Trump was accompanied by Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. However, Davies and council president Susan Yurkovich cautioned any pain to the industry depends on the length of the dispute and what happens to prices in the longer term. (more...)
Paris attack will 'probably help' Le Pen in France Paris attack will 'probably help' Le Pen in France
- April 25, 2017

Yesterday, French authorities said a suspect sought by Belgium police, who was suspected of having planned to travel to France on Thursday, had handed himself in at a police station in the Belgian city of Antwerp. "A pump action shotgun, ammunition, two kitchen knives and [shears] were found in the trunk" of Cheurfi's auto, he said. Cheurfi's identity was confirmed from his fingerprints. (more...)