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World Jacksonville leading state in growth, according to Census Bureau
Author: 0 Jacksonville leading state in growth, according to Census Bureau

As of July 1, 2017, the city's estimated population dropped to 302,407, the new data show. And in that time, the city would need more than 16,000 new housing units, Syrnyk said. On the list of cities with the most population increases, San Antonio took the No. 1 spot. Suffolk County has more people than Nassau - 1,492,953 versus 1,369,514, according to the 2017 estimates released in March - but the county had a loss of almost 1,400 residents in the one-year period.

World Saudi Arabia Reportedly Frees Leading Women's Rights Activist
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia Reportedly Frees Leading Women's Rights Activist

As part of Prince Salman's drive against corruption, dozens of princes, senior officials and top businessmen were detained and confined in the opulent Ritz-Carlton Riyadh as the government launched the purge in early November. "It's alarming", she said. Both were arrested the previous week but not named in the local state media campaign accusing those detained of treason. He was allegedly photographed at the opening of the Qiddiya project, Saudi Arabia's biggest cultural, sports and ...

World Trump wants new US-China trade 'structure'
Author: 0 Trump wants new US-China trade 'structure'

At the White House on Tuesday, Trump told reporters his administration is reconsidering penalties on ZTE as a "favor" to the country's president , Xi Jinping. Trump said the harsh sanctions on ZTE hurt U.S. firms that supply components to make cell phones. Both sides claimed victory on Monday and pledged to continue talking after last week's round in Washington produced pledges that China would import more American energy and agricultural commodities so as to trim the $335 billion ...

World Battlefield 5: DICE drops the ball with a disappointing reveal event
Author: 0 Battlefield 5: DICE drops the ball with a disappointing reveal event

But as nostalgic as we are about World War 2, we wanted to challenge the preconception of the era with an unexpected portrayal of this familiar setting. We're hopeful that BFV shines in HDR mode. More details will be coming as we lead up to launch. Unlike certain past titles in the series, this will be the first Battlefield game that is fully set in World War 2.

World Pentagon cancels China's invitation to Pacific military drills
Author: 0 Pentagon cancels China's invitation to Pacific military drills

Washington has disinvited Beijing from participating in maritime drills in the Pacific citing China's "continued militarization" of the South China Sea, Sputnik reported . The decision to pull China's invitation comes amid new tensions between Beijing and Washington . Exercises are held every two years. The exercise takes place in the waters around the Hawaiian islands and southern California.

World Iran Tells Europe to Step Up and Save Nuclear Deal
Author: 0 Iran Tells Europe to Step Up and Save Nuclear Deal

U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out earlier this month from the 2015 nuclear deal that had lifted sanctions on Iran in exchange for curbs to its nuclear programme. Scrapping the deal could mean Iran reboots its programme to develop long-range nuclear weapons, putting the security of surrounding nations, namely Israel , at hightened risk of attack.

World Read Philip Roth's merciless takedown of Trump
Author: 0 Read Philip Roth's merciless takedown of Trump

Considered to be a (very) lightly veiled criticism of campus liberalism, the novel also considers sexual politics, with Silk beginning a relationship with an illiterate janitor working at the college while the United States president Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky scandal is dominating headlines.

World Tesla CEO Details Plans for Model 3 Brake Fix
Author: 0 Tesla CEO Details Plans for Model 3 Brake Fix

On the first Consumer Reports test, the Model 3 stopped in about 130 feet, similar to Tesla's findings, according to the magazine. It's repeated to ensure consistent results, and the vehicle is driven to allow the brakes to cool. "Another major factor that compromised the Model 3's road-test score was its controls", the magazine wrote . Not only did CR call the touchscreen "distracting", but they point out that nearly all the car's controls and displays are on a center touchscreen, with ...

World Brandi Chastain Plaque's Unlikeness to Soccer Star Jeered
Author: 0 Brandi Chastain Plaque's Unlikeness to Soccer Star Jeered

Chastain said she has been invited to supply a photo to serve as the basis for a new image on the plaque , "so I need to find one". "How this became her plaque is a freaking embarrassment for BASHOF", tweeted Ann Killion , sports columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle .

World Unai Emery targets Arsenal title challenge, not planning overhaul
Author: 0 Unai Emery targets Arsenal title challenge, not planning overhaul

The 46-year-old Emery, who left Paris Saint-Germain this summer after two years in Ligue 1 , replaces Arsene Wenger as boss at the Emirates Stadium on a three-year contract worth £5million a year. We spoke about all they want and I want to work together, on this club, this responsibility. "In my career I am very demanding of myself as well as the people at the club and the players".

World State could help Planned Parenthood clinics affected by Trump's defunding attempt
Author: 0 State could help Planned Parenthood clinics affected by Trump's defunding attempt

By threatening money for birth control and other family-planning services, the administration's strategy is likely to backfire, leading to higher rates of unwanted pregnancies and more abortions rather than fewer. However, the proposed regulations are similar to Reagan-era regulations, and those were upheld by the Supreme Court in Rust v. Sullivan . These shocking figures should remind Congress that it must end taxpayer funding for abortion once and for all and defund Planned Parenthood ...

World R Kelly Facing Lawsuit Over STD And Sexual Assault Claims
Author: 0 R Kelly Facing Lawsuit Over STD And Sexual Assault Claims

A former girlfriend of singer R Kelly has filed a lawsuit accusing him of sexual assault, locking her in motor vehicles as punishment for failing to please him, and infecting her with herpes. "I was just waiting for it to be over". Kelly is one of pop music's best-selling artists, with hits including " Ignition ", " I Believe I Can Fly ", and " Bump N' Grind ".

World T20 2018: Chennai pip Hyderabad to make their seventh Twenty20 final
Author: 0 T20 2018: Chennai pip Hyderabad to make their seventh Twenty20 final

Chasing 140 to reach the final for the seventh time, Chennai were gasping at 62 for six when South African Du Plessis mounted a spectacular counter-attack to see them home with five balls to spare at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium. He found able support in Shardul Thakur (15*) and the duo took CSK to their seventh IPL final. Earlier, put into bat by CSK, SRH recovered from a batting collapse, mainly due to the single-handed efforts of Brathwaite, who smashed a 29-ball 43*.

World Iran to remain in Syria as long as Damascus needs: spokesman
Author: 0 Iran to remain in Syria as long as Damascus needs: spokesman

Turkey, Russia, and Iran have reached an agreement on holding the next high-level meeting on Syria in Sochi in July 2018. Syrian state media reported the blasts at the time but did not provide any details, while the Observatory had said they were likely due to a technical malfunction.

World Monday Last Day to Register to Vote in June Primary
Author: 0 Monday Last Day to Register to Vote in June Primary

The change was partly in response to a letter sent to board members and other officials by the Democratic Director of Voter Registration, Kathy Kozuszek, stating that she refused to handle elections going forward because Porter County's methods violate state statutes.

World Trump enters talks with Moon amid uncertainty over North Korea summit
Author: 0 Trump enters talks with Moon amid uncertainty over North Korea summit

Trump is meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in (jah-YIHN') on Tuesday at the White House for consultations ahead of the planned June 12 summit with Kim in Singapore. It joins two other ships in the Seventh Fleet with similar upgrades and brings the fleet's destroyer unit back to full strength after two other U.S.

World Trump praises CIA at Haspel's swearing-in after ripping former agency chief
Author: 0 Trump praises CIA at Haspel's swearing-in after ripping former agency chief

Haspel, who has spent 33 years with the CIA, pledged to boost foreign language proficiency, strengthen the CIA's partnerships with intelligence agencies in the US and overseas and deploy more officers to the field. "We demand it of ourselves and America deserves nothing less", she said. It followed the president's weekend tweets backing up Nunes and other House Republicans looking to increase pressure on the Department of Justice complying with their requests for information reportedly ...

World Cougar kills man, injures another near North Bend
Author: 0 Cougar kills man, injures another near North Bend

Sederbaum was able to get back on his bike after being mauled, and rode out of the area. "He is now awake and alert and in serious condition", the hospital tweeted at 2:26 p.m. However, more attacks have been reported in the western United States and Canada over the past 20 years than in the previous 80 years. While the cougar was being hunted, rescuers had to wait to retrieve the dead man's body.

World Trump Is Now Fundraising Off Conspiracy Theory That FBI
Author: 0 Trump Is Now Fundraising Off Conspiracy Theory That FBI "Infiltrated" His Campaign

Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), of the House intelligence committee. It is true that the special counsel regulations (which I drafted in 1999 for the Justice Department) generally require the special counsel to obey Justice Department policy. The Washington Post: "Rosenstein, Wray to meet with Trump amid brewing controversy over FBI's use of confidential informant in Russian Federation probe" - "Top law enforcement and intelligence officials, including Deputy Attorney General Rod J.

World James pours in 44 points as Cavs draw level with Celtics
Author: 0 James pours in 44 points as Cavs draw level with Celtics

Although the Celtics trailed by as many as 19 in the second quarter, they trimmed the deficit to 89-76 entering the fourth quarter. "So those are the two teams right there that I feel if he goes there, that's his best opportunity to win".

World American Idol 16 finale: Maddie Poppe defeats Caleb Lee Hutchinson
Author: 0 American Idol 16 finale: Maddie Poppe defeats Caleb Lee Hutchinson

A lot of people - including me - questioned the wisdom of the network when it yanked " American Idol " out of moth balls so soon after the iconic singing competition signed off in 2016 after a "farewell" season on Fox. She smiled the whole way through it, and the judges observed that she was the most comfortable of the three. While strumming his acoustic guitar, he impressed the judges and the audience.

World The volcanic eruption on Hawaii is now making an acidic fog
Author: 0 The volcanic eruption on Hawaii is now making an acidic fog

Lava flows have grown more vigorous in past days, in one instance spattering molten rock that hit a man in the leg. Officials said lava thrown from the volcano can weigh as much as a fridge and even small pieces can be lethal. The noxious plumes of laze are extremely unsafe for people to breathe. Scientists explained that is because the lava which first erupted was magma left over from a 1955 eruption which had been stored in the ground for the past six decades.

World Donald Glover on Lando's sexuality in Solo: A Star Wars Story
Author: 0 Donald Glover on Lando's sexuality in Solo: A Star Wars Story

Donald Glover and Alden Ehrenreich dropped by " The Ellen DeGeneres Show " Monday to chat about all things pertaining to " Solo: A Star Wars Story ". "I was always in the makeup trailer trying to figure out what would seem cool to play when [Glover] came in.I never figured it out", he said laughing.

World Venezuela's president Maduro re-elected amid claims of vote-rigging and tanking economy
Author: 0 Venezuela's president Maduro re-elected amid claims of vote-rigging and tanking economy

The former secretary general of the Spanish Socialist Workers Party said: "tomorrow we have a government in Venezuela, an opposition, some very important economic problems, social problems that will surely need changes by of all". Most Venezuelans gave up long ago on "elections" as the way to restore their rights. According to reports, the ballots were recorded electronically, making the voting quick and easy.

World Justify, Good Magic primed for Preakness rematch
Author: 0 Justify, Good Magic primed for Preakness rematch

After a commanding performance in the Kentucky Derby , Justify entered the 2018 Preakness Stakes as a massive favorite, closing as a 1/5 favorite at post time over Good Magic (5-1). From the beginning, Justify and Good Magic classically dueled one another for the first three-quarters of the race. Jockey Mike Smith was anxious when he saw Good Magic over his shoulder and when Justify slipped early, and he was hoping there was enough left to get to the wire.

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