Category: News

  • Rodeo Drive Subway Station to Have the ONLY Bathroom in L.A. Rail System

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    Even with officials at the Beverly Hills Unified School District still digging in against the Purple Line subway extension, specifically the placement of the Century City stop, Beverly Hills city officials are negotiating with Metro on what their future stations will look like. According to a staff report from last month, the future Rodeo Drive […]

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  • Trump Signs the Reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund

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    The Land and Water Conservation Fund was permanently reauthorized today following President Donald Trump’s signature on a law that received overwhelming bipartisan in both the House and the Senate. “With this important milestone, our nation is closer than ever to meeting the program’s original intent: to dedicate proceeds from the use of our natural resources […]

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  • How YOU Can Help The Red Cross This Month

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    March is Red Cross month, and the American Red Cross all around the United States is asking people to step up and donate. “During Red Cross Month, we are proud to recognize our volunteers who provide hope and urgent relief to families in need every day,” said Maria Devlin, American Red Cross Region chief executive […]

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  • How “Fixing” Transportation Will Change Trucking

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    The U.S. Dept. of Energy talks how and why the business of trucking is changing, its role in helping transportation evolve, and why the time is now to adapt to what’s coming. Those on the inside of trucking and freight movement have seen the changes happening in transportation, many of them relating to new technologies […]

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  • Trump lashes out at ‘treasonous’ officials after McCabe interview

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    US President Donald Trump has issued an angry response after a TV interview on Sunday alleged that officials had held discussions to have him removed. Mr Trump tweeted of “illegal and treasonous” behaviour and an “illegal coup attempt”. In the interview, ex-acting FBI chief Andrew McCabe said talks had been held in 2017 about invoking […]

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  • Parkland anniversary: Moment of silence marks one year since school shooting

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    A US community devastated by a school shooting one year ago is marking the tragic anniversary with quiet mourning. Seventeen people were shot and killed by an ex-student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSD) in Parkland, Florida on 14 February 2018. Students and educators across the country are also marking the day with vigils, […]

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  • US border security deal reached to avert new US shutdown

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    Democrats and Republicans have reached an agreement in principle over border security to fund the US government and avert another partial shutdown. Lawmakers said the deal had been struck in a closed-door meeting in Washington. No details have been released. Talks had stalled on the detention of undocumented migrants and funding for President Donald Trump’s […]

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  • NYT: Saudi Crown Prince said he would use ‘a bullet’ on Khashoggi

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    Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told a top aide in 2017 that he would use “a bullet” on Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to a New York Times report citing US and foreign officials with direct knowledge of intelligence reports. The conversation — with aide Turki Aldakhil — occurred in September 2017, just […]

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  • State of the Union: Trump announces second North Korea summit

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    US President Donald Trump has announced in his State of the Union speech that he will hold a second nuclear summit with North Korea’s leader this month. In an address to the nation with the theme “Choosing Greatness”, he vowed once again to build a border wall. While appealing for political unity, the Republican president […]

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  • Venezuela crisis: European states recognise Guaidó as president

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    The UK, France, Germany, Spain and other European countries have officially recognised opposition leader Juan Guaidó as interim president of Venezuela. It comes after President Nicolás Maduro defiantly rejected a deadline they set for Sunday to call fresh elections. Mr Guaidó declared himself interim leader last month and won US backing. Russia – a backer […]

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