Can @espn not afford a stool for @adamamin? Phone book? Woodblock? Anything? pic.twitter.com/vmnwoQLrUX— Mike Harris (@TheMikeHarris) September 3, 2015Haha I felt the same for awhile.https://twitter.com/u2runfar/status/639612266522918912This was true from David Ubben. He’s big, but he’s got to know when to slide and when to plow. Thought he had a solid night, though. 266 yards and a TD – no turnovers.Nice TD from Rudolph. Has to be careful. His HS coach told me he can get a bit reckless and use his size to run people over. Not worth it.— David Ubben (@davidubben) September 4, 2015This was pretty solid.”Anything Cooper Rush can do, @Rudolph2Mason can do too.” #okstate https://t.co/CYMFoItUWv— Mark Cooper (@mark_cooperjr) September 4, 2015Doh.Is Pistol Pete drunk? https://t.co/SJwe8cUd3S— Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) September 4, 2015After the Ateman TD catch, this was every OSU fan.*breathes for the first time in three hours #okstate— Weston Shepherd (@WShep) September 4, 2015This was pretty accurate. But guys, a win is a win. Maybe we should reevaluate our national championship projections. This team is still young, and I think this game was exactly what we needed.Tonight in one photo. pic.twitter.com/fEt2qyGZkb— Pistols Firing (@pistolsguys) September 4, 2015 So, that wasn’t quite the blowout that I originally predicted….@DrakeBoone21 56-10. You?— OK State (@TheOkiePokie) September 3, 2015Kyle and I were definitely doing this. Think this game was a blip, but still….Looking at some of these pre-season features like pic.twitter.com/Cka7GMEw28— Southwell (@JustinSouthwell) September 4, 2015AdChoices广告Moving on.Mason Rocked the Manning Passing Academy gear in the pregame.It’s almost GO-TIME! @CowboyFB pic.twitter.com/LYh5Iznfs3— Bruce Waterfield (@osusportsphotog) September 3, 2015Defensive tackle Darrion Daniels had a very impressive debut as a true freshmen. Got his first sack and little bro was proud. (Little bro is a pretty talented defensive tackle who has an OSU offer)https://twitter.com/DamionDaniels60/status/639598495033196544This had me rolling. While you’re here, we’d like you to consider subscribing to Pistols Firing and becoming a PFB+ member. It’s a big ask from us to you, but it also comes with a load of benefits like ad-free browsing (ads stink!), access to our premium room in The Chamber and monthly giveaways.The other thing it does is help stabilize our business into the future. As it turns out, sending folks on the road to cover games and provide 24/7 Pokes coverage like the excellent article you just read costs money. Because of our subscribers, we’ve been able to improve our work and provide the best OSU news and community anywhere online. Help us keep that up.
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller broke ground on Wednesday, February 6 in Springfield, Clarendon for the construction of 88 houses to accommodate 209 persons currently living in barracks. This is part of the Barracks Relocation Project being funded by the European Union to the tune of $161 million. “Today represents yet another step towards the positive transformation of Jamaica and the transformation of the lives of an important group of Jamaican workers. The building of modern housing, infrastructure and amenities for sugar workers is one of the most satisfying and heart-warming programmes I have presided over, in my entire political career,” the Prime Minister said. According to the Prime Minister both rural and urban housing development must be approached in accordance with the principles of planned development which means that communities built should also have access to recreational and social facilities. “This is why another $50 million dollars is being invested in critical social projects, including improvement of school and clinic facilities. We are currently spending some $20 million to improve the Toll Gate Sport Complex and also preparing to put to tender the comprehensive improvement of the Waterwell Sports Complex in Race Course,” she said. Mrs. Simpson Miller acknowledged that cane production is a seasonal activity and as such during the out-of-crop-season, life is particularly difficult for many families dependent of sugar cane. In response, the Government is working towards an economic transformation of Southern Clarendon through strategic investments in agriculture. This includes an investment of $65 million to rehabilitate the irrigation system in the Vernamfield area, and the development of two agro-parks in Spring Plains at a cost of $145 million and Ebony Park at $114 million. “The agro-parks development initiated by the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries is a key element of my government’s growth inducement strategy in the medium term,” said the Prime Minister. Under the Barracks Relocation Project, a total of 385 houses will be provided for sugar workers across the island including Masemure and Bahram in Westmoreland, Spicy Hill in Trelawny and Stokes Hall and Hampton Court in St. Thomas.
Just days after Greenpeace released rare footage of the Antarctic seafloor, Oscar-winning actor Javier Bardem has dived in a two-person submarine to visit this remote location and call for the creation of a vast Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary.After a two-hour dive to the seabed, at a depth of almost 900ft, near the Antarctic Peninsula, Javier Bardem described the ‘overwhelming variety of colors and life’ in the Antarctic. ‘It is an incredibly important mission to go down and document these species in all their colorful existence and to prove the importance of protecting this unique ocean,’ said Bardem.Greenpeace is on a three-month expedition to the Antarctic to carry out scientific research, including seafloor submarine dives and sampling for plastic pollution, to highlight the urgent need for the creation of a 700,000 square mile Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary to safeguard species like whales and penguins.Javier Bardem continued: ‘As soon as we reached the seafloor, I was completely amazed by the overwhelming variety of colors and life all around us. I’m not a biologist, but to find a pink, yellow and green world of corals and sponges at the bottom of the Antarctic Ocean was a real surprise to me.’‘It was a very relaxed experience, even though I’d expected to become more nervous, as we dived into the deep. It is really impressive to witness the scientific research that is done on this expedition first-hand and I’m just very grateful to be allowed one dive in between the many others where a real Antarctic biologist is in the passenger seat!’‘To me, an experience like this shows exactly why we need to show respect as human beings. It is an incredibly important mission to go down and document these species in all their colorful existence to prove the importance of protecting a unique ocean that also feeds all the bigger animals in the Antarctic.’John Hocevar, a Greenpeace US marine biologist who piloted the submarine, said: ‘Being in a two-person submarine with Javier Bardem was awesome. He was a very relaxed passenger, especially considering this was his first dive. He seemed completely awestruck by the whole experience and so was I.’The proposal for an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary has been submitted by the EU and will be considered when the Antarctic Ocean Commission next convenes, in October 2018.Key findings from the footage gathered from the submarine dives will be shared with the Commission to establish localized protections as well as to strengthen this and other upcoming proposals for marine protection in the Antarctic.
The Brock campus is operating on a full schedule today.Overnight and morning snowfall has left area roads congested and will make the morning commute much longer than normal.Back-up traffic this morning was moving very slowly up Brock (Glenridge) Hill.Travellers should allow extra time for their commute. Niagara school boards reported buses were running today. Brock grounds crews were working overnight to clear campus streets.Environment Canada predicts 5 to 10 cm of snow today for Niagara, with wind gusts and a high of minus 2.
Man, is there anything the iPhone can’t do? Police arrested a man after holding up a Connecticut-area Indian restaurant, this week. Jerome Taylor, the 20-year would-be robber told restaurant workers that he had a gun. The cooks weren’t willing to hand over the cash so easily, grabbing knives and standing up to him.Taylor apologized, adding that the robbery was a joke and he needed money to support his kids, quickly fleeing the scene. When the cops caught up with him, he confessed to the crime–everything but the iPhone part. According to Taylor, he was actually wielding an iPhone. If Steve Jobs were present, I’m sure he’d let Taylor know that he was holding it wrong. Officers arrested Taylor, despite the restaurant’s insistence on not pressing charges.
Facebook Mac Miller Dies At 26 Mac Miller Dies At 26 mac-miller-dies-26 The rapper who has spoken out about his struggles with substance abuse has diedAna YglesiasGRAMMYs Sep 7, 2018 – 3:38 pm Mac Miller, born Malcolm James McCormick, has died on Sept. 7 at the age of 26. He had just released his fifth studio album and was set to begin a tour in support next month.The rapper was found dead in his San Fernando Valley home earlier today, reportedly from an overdose. Miller has referenced his demons in his music, including his struggles with substance abuse. His 2014 Faces mixtape opens with him rapping “shoulda died already (faces)/Came in, I was high already.”In a recent interview with Vulture, he shared the challenge of being young and making mistakes in the public eye. He released his chart-topping debut album Blue Slide Park when he was just 20.”A lot of times in my life I’ve put this pressure to hold myself to the standard of whatever I thought I was supposed to be, or how I was supposed to be perceived… It’s annoying to be out and have someone come up to me and think they know. They’re like ‘Yo, man, are you okay?’ I’m like ‘Yeah, I’m [expletive] at the grocery store.’ You know?,” Miller said.The young rapper had just released his latest album Swimming on Aug. 3 and had a tour scheduled, beginning next month in San Francisco. Miller, who collaborated with many other big names in hip-hop and R&B including Anderson .Paak, Miguel and Kendrick Lamar, will be remembered through his music.Read more Email Twitter News
Last week Tommy Joseph, a Tlnigit wood carver from Sitka, came to the Anchorage Museum to refurbish a totem pole he carved 15 years ago. “We’re just cleaning the surface, and then I’m going to refresh the paint, put new paint on it, and treat the wood,” Joseph said to a crowd of about a half dozen that came to the museum last Friday.Download AudioThe totem pole was recently donated to the Anchorage Museum by Alaska grocery store owners Larry and Wilma Carr. At roughly 10-feet in length, the red, black and green carving has a crow adorning the bottom half. A man with his arms crossed is carved onto the top. It’s one of a handful of totem poles on display at the Anchorage Museum, but Joseph’s work is exhibited all over the world. “I’ve got them in California, Washington, Ohio, Chicago, Iowa, Pennsylvania, London, Germany, New Zealand,” he said.In a way Joseph is a cultural ambassador for the Tlingit, and he’s excited to bring his carving to Anchorage. “It’s all about educating and sharing our culture with people,” he said. “It gives me the opportunity to go to places I probably wouldn’t have gone before and tell their story but the way we do in a totem pole.”Joseph will be working on the totem pole through the week. Once restored it will be displayed inside the museum. In Anchorage, I’m Joaquin Palomino.
To embed this piece of audio in your site, please use this code: X Listen The Esplanade at Navigation in the Second Ward is in Houston’s most gentrifying ZIP code, 77003.In the past few years, the area east of downtown, known as EaDo, has gone through a rapid transformation.Formerly mostly home to warehouses, its streets are now lined with bars and restaurants and, most prominently, the BBVA Compass soccer stadium.Balazs Szekely with RentCafé analyzed 11,000 U.S. ZIP codes for changes in home values, household income and education level.“This new life and obviously the huge number of townhouses that followed as a response to the increased demand is actually what pushed the median income to almost four times the figure recorded in the year 2000,” Szekely said.He found home values in EaDo increased by 284 percent from 2000 to 2016 and higher education levels by 443 percent. That ranks ZIP code 77003 third in the country in terms of gentrification.The other Houston ZIP code in the top 20 is 77007, the Washington Avenue area.Home values there have risen 107 percent and household income 114 percent since 2000. 00:00 /00:00 Share
Hardly has any novel been awaited with as much curiosity and anticipation in recent times as Vikram Seths sequel to the monumental ‘A Suitable Boy’ (1993). Five years on, since he was first expected to deliver the manuscript, the novel is still to see the light of the day. But what seems like a saga of missed deadlines can very well – far from our eyes – be a masterpiece in the making.”The more I talk of her, the more shy she becomes,” Seth had told this correspondent in 2015 about ‘A Suitable Girl’, the novel-in-waiting. Also Read – Add new books to your shelfSeth, as his literary agent David Godwin puts it, has been known to take his time with his books. The prolonged delay, however, was not acceptable to Hamish Hamilton and he was asked to return an advance payment of $1.7 million when the deal was called off. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, an imprint of the British publisher, then acquired the novel – and it was scheduled to release in 2016. But a flying bird – a friend and confidant of the writer – says that he is now giving the “final touch” to the novel and that one can expect “the big announcement” soon. Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsiveSeth released a collection of poems titled ‘Summer Requiem’ in the meanwhile. In the collection, he traces the immutable shiftings of the seasons, the relentless rhythms of a great world that both “gifts and harms”. Composed as they were while he was (which he still is) writing the sequel, several poems in the offering open doors to his mind, or perhaps they may be preludes to the larger narrative that he is weaving. “I have so carefully mapped/the corners of my mind/that I am forever waking/in a lost country,” he writes in the opening poem. Interestingly, Seth’s companion to ‘A Suitable Boy’ will be a jump sequel – the characters have travelled from the 1950s and it will be very much a novel set in somewhat the present times. In its title poem, he mourns that the “liberated generation lives a restrained youth,” and then adds: “I must forsake attachment”. On another occasion in the book, readers find him lamenting over “the peaceful love” that the narrator has “never found”. In another short poem “Late Light” he writes: “Outside the great world’s gifts and harms/ There must be somewhere I can go/To rest within a lover’s arm/At ease with the impending snow”. Reportedly, Seth suffered from writer’s block after his break-up with French violinist Phillippe Honor but that was a long time ago and was reflected in ‘An Equal Music’. He has moved on or has he not? Nonetheless, it has been about five years since ‘A Suitable Girl’ was first expected to hit the stands but the wait is surely worth it. As writer-politician Shashi Tharoor says about his good friend’s technique – that “Vikram Seth draws an entire roadmap of his novel, planning every minute element in great detail” – the sequel, thanks to all the anticipation and the pressure on the writer, may actually be a masterpiece in the making, as sublime as its counterpart and yet set in the time of its readers. Vikram Seth is a recipient of the Padma Shri, Sahitya Akademi Award, and among several other prestigious honours, the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman. He has been widely translated and is among leading novelists on the global stage. He has published three novels – ‘The Golden Gate’ (1986), ‘A Suitable Boy’ (1993) and ‘An Equal Music’ (1999) – along with several collections of poetry such as ‘Mappings’ and ‘All You Who Sleep Tonight’. Seth – an openly gay man – is also one of the prominent faces of the campaign against Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code that criminalises homosexuality.
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” he said.” PDP urged “public-spirited individuals and groups to support the government of Katsina state in finding succour for those who encountered losses in the storm.President Barack Obama spoke to the community in Flint, Mich. on Wednesday visiting the city for the first time since findings about the city’s lead-contaminated water came to light Here is a transcript of his speech at Northwestern High School in Flint THE PRESIDENT: Hello Flint (Applause) How’s it going Wildcats (Applause) Well it is good to be back in Flint Michigan (Applause) AUDIENCE MEMBER Obama THE PRESIDENT: That’s me (Applause) All right settle down everybody (Laughter) AUDIENCE MEMBER: (Inaudible) THE PRESIDENT: Thank you sir I appreciate it All right Let me do some business here Let me begin by recognizing some of the guests who are here Your mayor Karen Weaver is here (Applause) I know Governor Rick Snyder is here AUDIENCE: Boo — THE PRESIDENT: No no — because here’s here to — we’re doing some business here Members of Congress are here including your outstanding senator Debbie Stabenow (Applause) Flint’s own Dan Kildee is here (Applause) Debbie Dingell is here (Applause) Brenda Lawrence is here (Applause) John Conyers is here (Applause) And Sandy Levin An outstanding Michigan delegation We’ve got Secretary Sylvia Burwell who is the head of Health and Human Services works for me And Administrator Gina McCarthy is here as well I want to thank Superintendent Bilal Tawwab — (applause) — and Principal Tim Green for their hospitality And I want to thank all of you for being here Now not too long ago I received a letter from a young lady an eight-year-old girl named Mari Copeny You may know her as "Little Miss Flint" Read more: What an 8-Year-Old Girl in Flint Wants from President Obama Those of you who have seats please feel free to sit down so folks can see behind you If you dont have a seat dont sit down And like a lot of you Mari has been worried about what happened here in Flint Shes worried about what it means for children like her She’s worried about the future of this city and this community So in the middle of a tragedy that should have never happened here in the United States of America — the denial of something as basic as clean safe drinking water — this eight-year-old girl spoke out and marched and like many of you protested As Mari was getting ready to hop on a bus to Washington she wrote to ask if she could meet with me while she was in town There she is (Applause) Now I would have been happy to see Mari in Washington But when something like this happens a young girl shouldnt have to go to Washington to be heard I thought her President should come to Flint to meet with her (Applause) And thats why Im here — to tell you directly that I see you and I hear you and I want to hear directly from you about how this public health crisis has disrupted your lives how it’s made you angry how it’s made you worried And I just had a chance to meet with a few of your neighbors in a roundtable discussion and I heard from them what I know a lot of you are feeling: That a lot of you are scared That all of you feel let down And I told them that I understood why you’d be afraid — not just for yourselves but for your kids I also wanted to come here though to tell you that I’ve got your back — (applause) — that we’re paying attention So I met and heard directly from those who are leading the federal response and who are working hard to make sure that Flint is whole again to make sure that this proud city bounces back not just to where it was but stronger than ever And I want all of you to know I am confident that Flint will come back (Applause) I will not rest and I’m going to make sure that the leaders at every level of government dont rest until every drop of water that flows to your homes is safe to drink and safe to cook with and safe to bathe in — because that’s part of the basic responsibilities of a government in the United States of America (Applause) So as President Ive sent Flint the best resources our federal government has to support our state and local partners The agencies that serve you — the agencies that specialize in health and housing and those that support small businesses and our kids education; those that are responsible for the food that our children eat and of course the water we drink Everybody is on duty The National Guard is on duty This is a hands-on-deck situation — all hands on deck Because if there’s a child who feels neglected on the north side of Flint or a family on the east side of this city who wonders whether they should give up on their hometown and move away or an immigrant who wonders whether America means what we say about being a place where we take care of our own That matters to all of us — not just in Flint not just in Michigan but all across America Flints recovery is everybodys responsibility (Applause) And Im going to make sure that responsibility is met (Applause) So I just talked with some of the team of responders that are on the ground to make sure that theyre coordinating And theyre doing some incredible things Theyve distributed enough water to fill more than three Olympic-sized swimming pools Theyve distributed thousands of filters Theyre helping students afford nutritious food that work against the contaminants in bad water Theyre making sure new moms have access to instant infant formula that doesnt require water Theyve expanded health services for children and pregnant women and education programs for Flints youngest children Theyre out there testing homes for lead and testing children for exposure to lead But like all our best responses in tough times this is not a government effort alone We need our businesses and nonprofits and philanthropies to step up And whats incredible about Flint is how many volunteers have already been leading the way (Applause) Youve got members of one union UA Local 370 that have donated tens of thousands of dollars and 10000 hours of their time Theyve installed thousands of filters hundreds of faucets by going door to door night and day Theyre not asking for anything in return theyre just doing the right thing So many Americans here in Flint and around the country have proven that you dont have be a plumber or a pipefitter to pitch in — although its very helpful if youre a plumber or pipefitter (Laughter) So in March dozens of accountants teamed up with the American Red Cross to help residents recycle all the plastic water bottles that have been piling up Religious and community groups are organizing supply drives supporting families offering free medical services The director of a local dance studio I understand found a creative way to help; shes letting people use her studio as a space to support one another by sharing their stories and realizing theyre not alone Even inmates at an Indiana prison came together to donate more than $2500 to the people of Flint (Applause) And a second-grader from Virginia a young man named Isiah Britt set up a website to see if he could raise $500 for hand sanitizers to send to the kids at Eisenhower Elementary here in Flint (Applause) So Isiah its fair to say surpassed his goal because he raised $15000 (Applause) And he explained that the experience taught him just because youre small "doesnt mean you cant do big things" So when you think of all those stories it should be clear that the American people care about Flint The American people are paying attention and they care about you And as is true when disasters strike in other ways people pitch in they come together Because they imagine "All right that could have been me" Thats the good news The bad news is that this should not have happened in the first place (Applause) And even though the scope of the response looks sort of like the efforts were used to seeing after a natural disaster thats not what this was This was a manmade disaster This was avoidable This was preventable Now Im not here to go through the full history of what happened Like a lot of manufacturing towns Flints economy has been taking hits for decades now — plants closing jobs moving away Manufacturing has shrunk And thats made it harder for the city to maintain city services And lets face it government officials at every level werent attentive to potential problems the way they should have been So they start getting short-staffed they start getting a shrinking tax base more demand for services Things start getting strained and theres not enough help from the outside And then when Flints finances collapsed an emergency manager was put in place whose mandate was primarily to cut at all costs And then some very poor decisions were made All these things contributed to this crisis Many of you know the story Now I do not believe that anybody consciously wanted to hurt the people in Flint And this is not the place to sort out every screw-up that resulted in contaminated water But I do think there is a larger issue that we have to acknowledge because I do think that part of what contributed to this crisis was a broader mindset a bigger attitude a corrosive attitude that exists in our politics and exists in too many levels of our government (Applause) And its a mindset that believes that less government is the highest good no matter what Its a mindset that says environmental rules designed to keep your water clean or your air clean are optional or not that important or unnecessarily burden businesses or taxpayers Its an ideology that undervalues the common good says were all on our own and whats in it for me and how do I do well but Im not going to invest in what we need as a community And as a consequence you end up seeing an underinvestment in the things that we all share that make us safe that make us whole that give us the ability to pursue our own individual dreams So we underinvest in pipes underground We underinvest in bridges that we drive on and the roads that connect us and the schools that move us forward (Applause) And this is part of the attitude this is part of the mindset: We especially underinvest when the communities that are put at risk are poor or don’t have a lot of political clout — (applause) — and so are not as often heard in the corridors of power And this kind of thinking — this myth that government is always the enemy; that forgets that our government is us — its us; that its an extension of us ourselves — that attitude is as corrosive to our democracy as the stuff that resulted in lead in your water Because what happens is it leads to systematic neglect It leads to carelessness and callousness (Applause) It leads to a lot of hidden disasters that you don’t always read about and arent as flashy but that over time diminish the life of a community and make it harder for our young people to succeed In one of the roundtables I was listening to somebody — I think it was a pastor who told me you know it made us feel like we didn’t count And you can’t have a democracy where people feel like they don’t count where people feel like they’re not heard And that attitude ignores how this country was built our entire history — which is based on the idea that we’re all connected and that what happens in a community like Flint matters everybody and that there are things that we can only do together as a nation as a people as a state as a city that no man is an island We’ve been debating this since the Republic began: What are our individual responsibilities and what are our collective responsibilities And that’s a good debate But Ive always believed what the first Republican President a guy named Abraham Lincoln said He said we should do individually those things that we do best by ourselves But through our government we should do together what we can’t do as well for ourselves (Applause) So it doesn’t matter how hard you work how responsible you are or how well you raise your kids — you can’t set up a whole water system for a city That’s not something you do by yourself You do it with other people You can’t hire your own fire department or your own police force or your own army There are things we have to do together — basic things that we all benefit from And thats how we invested in a rail system and a highway system That’s how we invested in public schools That’s how we invested in science and research These how we invested in community colleges and land grant colleges like Michigan State (Applause) Can I get some water (Applause) Come on up here Give me some water I want a glass of water I want a glass of water Sit down Im all right Im going to get a glass of water right here Lets make sure we find one It will be filtered Hold on Im going to talk about that in a second Settle down everybody Where was I We invested in our communities and our cities And by making those investments in the common good we invested in ourselves That’s the platform we create that allows each of us independently to succeed Thats what made America great So the people in Flint and across Michigan and around the country — individuals and church groups and non-for-profits and community organizations — you’ve proven that the American people will step up when required And our volunteers our non-for-profits they’re the lifeblood of our communities We so appreciate what you do (Applause) But volunteers dont build county water systems and keep lead from leaching into our drinking glasses We cant rely on faith groups to reinforce bridges and repave runways at the airport We cant ask second-graders even ones as patriotic as Isiah Britt who raised all that money to raise enough money to keep our kids healthy You hear a lot about government overreach how Obama — hes for big government Listen its not government overreach to say that our government is responsible for making sure you can wash your hands in your own sink or shower in your own home or cook for your family (Applause) These are the most basic services There is no more basic element sustaining human life than water Its not too much to expect for all Americans that their water is going to be safe Now where do we go from here AUDIENCE MEMBER: (Inaudible) THE PRESIDENT: Well Im still waiting for my water (Laughter) Somebody obviously didn’t hear me Usually I get my water pretty quick Hold on a second Now the reason I know Im okay is because I already had some Flint water There we go I really did need a glass of water This is not a stunt Now Im going to talk about this Everybody settle down This is a feisty crowd Hold on a second All right everybody settle down I got some serious points to make here So where do we go from here Now Mayor Weaver has a plan to fix the pipes in Flint And unfortunately because the state initially cut so many corners its going to end up being more expensive — much more expensive now than it would have been to avert the disaster in the first place But the good news is that Michigan does have funds it can use from the federal government to help Flint (Applause) The Governor indicated that in his budget he has put forward additional funds to replace the pipes In order for it to happen — and I said this to the Mayor and the Governor; I had them both in my car the Beast — I told them I wasnt going to let either of them out until we figured this out (Laughter) I had Secret Service surrounding everybody (Applause) But what I said was is that the city and the state and the federal government everybody is going to have to work together to get this done So its not going to happen overnight But we have to get started We have to get the money flowing We’ve got to work with our plumbers and pipefitters but also train local residents and start getting apprenticeship programs going — (applause) — so that even as were trying to deal with this disaster were also hopefully lifting people up and giving them an opportunity for employment (Applause) Congress led by your congressional delegation needs to act in a bipartisan fashion do their job make sure Flint has the necessary resources And so its long past time that Flint has a well-managed monitored modern water system that protects not just against lead but other contaminants All right So thats our goal Thats one goal But weve got to do more than just ensure the integrity and safety of your water for the long term What we also have to do is work as one team — federal state and local leaders Democrats and Republicans — to address some of the broader issues that have been raised by this crisis The federal officials I met with today are committed to staying on the job until we get it done (Applause) But that requires the state of Michigan to step up and be fully invested in this process as well (Applause) Todays vote in Lansing to increase funding for health care was a good start But part of keeping the faith with the people of Flint means making sure that youre first in line for the jobs this effort will create (Applause) It means that since the state voted this afternoon to expand Medicaid every child who lived in Flint while the water was bad needs to be able to get seen by a doctor diagnosed make sure that theres follow-up We cant just promise it weve got to deliver it And that means everybody has got to cooperate Everybody has got to cooperate And keeping the faith with you also means the state has to step up and deliver the resources that will help not only fix the water but transform Flint so that it is once again a functioning city with the capacity and the democratic structures to work The city government has to be on a firm foundation The mayor cant do it by herself Shes got to have a team and a staff and theres got to be a budget that works thats sustainable and a plan for long-term economic development and a plan to make sure that health care is available to all of our kids and a plan to make sure that education is top-notch in this city and that more jobs are being created (Applause) And that will require many more of the good work that weve seen from citizens and community groups who care about your families But its not enough just to fix the water Weve got to fix the culture of neglect the mindset I was talking about — (applause) — that has degraded too many schools and too many roads and hurt too many futures Weve got to fix the mindset that only leaves people cynical about our government Our government is us — of us by us for us — the people So weve got a lot of work to do But Im here to tell you Im prepared to work with you on this (Applause) Im paying attention Now a couple of specific things I want to address These arent in my prepared remarks but this is what I gathered from the conversations that I had AUDIENCE MEMBER: (Inaudible) Detroit THE PRESIDENT: Im in Flint right now not Detroit (Applause) But I do love Detroit And their school needs support and there is — some of that same mindset has hurt the schools there But listen up because this is drawn from the conversations I had with many of your neighbors and friends as well as the federal response teams that I sent out here a while back Were going to do everything we can to accelerate getting new pipes here in Flint (Applause) But even with all the money even with an efficient speeded-up process its going to take a while for all the pipes to be replaced Its not going to happen next month Its not going to happen six months from now where all the pipes in Flint are going to be replaced Weve got to get started and you need to see that its getting started and that progress is being made But its not going to happen overnight Even if we get all the plumbers and pipefitters and we get some more apprentices trained — even if we do all that its going to take some time And so one of the things I heard talking to a lot of your neighbors is boy right now its rough just trying to figure out how to get bottled water on the way home from work and youre trying to just shower real quick and people are still concerned about whats safe and what information is correct and what is not So I do want to just tell you what I know based on not just what Ive been reading in the papers but what our top scientists have told me The first is that while you are waiting to get your pipes replaced you need to have a filter installed and use that filter And if you do use that filter then the water is safe to consume for children over the age of six and who are not pregnant AUDIENCE MEMBER: (Inaudible) THE PRESIDENT: Now hold on a second Dont just start shouting okay Because this is the problem — we’re going to have to solve this problem And if people dont listen to each other then it’s not going to get fixed (Applause) So Im telling you — and I promise you Im really good at stirring folks up So if I want to just come here and stir folks up I know how to do that But that’s not actually going to solve the problem all right So Im telling what I know because I guarantee you that the scientists who work for me if they tell me something — which Im saying in front of all those cameras — turns out to be wrong that person will not have a job (Applause) So although I understand the fear and concern that people have and it is entirely legitimate what the science tells us at this stage is you should not drink any of the water that is not filtered But if you get the filter and use it properly that water can be consumed That’s point number one And you can get those filters free and people will help install them if you need help — particularly seniors who may have trouble going back and forth and trying to get a whole bunch of bottles of water and so forth So that’s information that I trust and I believe That’s point number one Point number two: Every child in Flint who may have consumed water during the course of this tragedy — and that is the overwhelming majority of children here — should get checked Now the reason that’s important is because lead is a serious issue And if undiagnosed and not dealt with it can lead to some long-term problems But — and this is really important so I want everybody to pay attention — if you know that your child may have been exposed and you go to a health clinic a doctor a provider and are working with them then your child will be fine And the reason I can say that with some confidence is not just based on science but based on the fact that keep in mind that it wasnt until the 80s where we started banning lead in paint lead in toys lead in gasoline So if you are my age or older or maybe even a little bit younger you got some lead in your system when you were growing up You did I am sure that somewhere when I was two years old I was taking a chip of paint tasting it and I got some lead Or sometimes toys were painted with lead and you were chewing on them Now I say that not to make light of the situation We know now what we didn’t know then which is it can cause problems if children get exposed to lead at elevated levels But the point is that as long as kids are getting good health care and folks are paying attention and they’re getting a good education and they have community support and they’re getting some good home training and they are in a community that is loving and nurturing and thriving these kids will be fine And I don’t want anybody to start thinking that somehow all the kids in Flint are going to have problems for the rest of their lives because that’s not true That is not true (Applause) And I don’t want that stigma to be established in the minds of kids We’ve learned a lot of things since I was a kid I used to have adults blowing smoke in my face all the time (Laughter) We didn’t use seat belts We wrapped dry-cleaning bags around us and thought that was funny (Laughter) Folks didn’t know No no but the reason I think this is important is because I heard from a lot of folks who were saying how moms and dads were feeling guilty They’re feeling sad They’re feeling depressed Oh Lord whats — how is this going to affect my child And its right to be angry But you can’t get passive You can’t just suddenly sit back and sink into despair Our kids will be fine but you have to now take action Don’t wait for somebody else to reach out and ask whether your child has gotten a checkup recently We just expanded Medicaid Go take your child to that doctor (Applause) Use that health system And so community organizations churches et cetera one of the things that we need to do is — and Ive talked to the Governor and the Mayor about this — is set up a system of outreach so that we’re getting everybody as a village looking out for every child making sure that they’re getting checked up making sure they’ve got pediatric care making sure they’re being tested effectively making sure then that they’re getting nutritious food Just to give you an example we know that if kids are getting vegetables and eating properly — that just by itself is going to have some impact on any effects of lead But I know that here in Flint there are whole neighborhoods that don’t even have a supermarket So we’re going to have to figure out how to get supermarkets in those communities (Applause) And in the meantime we got to help make sure that those kids are getting the nutrition they need So I say all this just to indicate you should be angry but channel that anger You should be hurt but don’t sink into despair And most of all do not somehow communicate to our children here in this city that they’re going to be saddled with problems for the rest of their lives Because they will not (Applause) Theyll do just fine just like I did fine with a single mom and a lot of you did fine growing up in a tough neighborhood Theyll make it as long as we’re there for them and looking after them and doing the right thing for them and giving them the resources that they need (Applause) Don’t lose hope (Applause) Don’t lose hope I talked longer than I was going to (Laughter) But I feel strongly about this whole issue with kids now Kids rise to the expectations we set for them (Applause) A lot of kids in Flint already got some crosses they got to bear They’ve already got people telling them oh its too tough for you because you’re black or you’re poor They will do fine as long as we do right by them And that’s my intention And set high expectations for them Just a couple more points What happened here is just an extreme example an extreme and tragic case of whats happening in a lot of places around the country Weve seen unacceptably high levels of lead in townships along the Jersey Shore and in North Carolinas major cities Weve seen it in the capitals of South Carolina and Mississippi And even not long ago lead-contaminated drinking water was found right down the street from the United States Capitol So Flint is just a tip of the iceberg in terms of us reinvesting in our communities (Applause) Weve seen bridges fall and levies break So weve got to break that mindset These things arent a coincidence Theyre the same mindset that left Flints water unsafe to drink And its self-destructive when we dont invest in our communities Because a lot of times the people who are against government spending theyll say well the private sector is the key The private sector is the key for our economy Free markets and free enterprise are great But companies wont invest in a place where your infrastructure is crumbling and your roads are broke (Applause) Youre not going to start a business or be able to recruit outstanding staff if theres no safe drinking water in the city (Applause) So my hope is is that this begins a national conversation about what we need to do to invest in future generations And its no secret that on this pipeline of neglect a lot of times its the most poor folks who are left behind Its working people who are left behind We see it in communities across the Midwest that havent recovered since the plants shut down We see it on inner city corners where they might be able to drink the water but they cant find a job We see it in the rural hills of Appalachia Weve got to break that mindset that says that that neighborhood over there thats not my problem; those kids over there they dont look like my kids exactly so I dont have to worry about them — out of sight out of mind Weve got to break that attitude that says somehow theres an "us" in "them" and remind ourselves that theres just one big "we" — the American family and everybody has got to look out for each other (Applause) Because the kids here in Flint arent "those" kids theyre "our" kids (Applause) Thats what Scripture teaches us But Im not going to start preaching in front of some pastors So let me just close by saying this Look I know this has been a scary time I know this is disappointing Youve been let down But there is a sermon about a phoenix rising from these ashes And there is the opportunity out of this complete screw-up this painful tragedy this neglect this disappointment to actually pull together and make for a better future Sometimes it takes a crisis for everybody to focus their attention Because there have been a lot of crises going on in Flint; they just werent as loud and noisy and nobody noticed (Applause) There are a lot of small quiet crises going on in the lives of people around this country And this helps lift it up And when we see it and we understand it and we feel it then maybe we start making a connection with each other And that begins to change our mindset and improve our politics and improve our government to make it more responsive and more accountable And the good news is is that thats the natural mindset of our young people Thats why Im so hopeful about the people of Flint Thats why Im so hopeful about America generally is I meet young people all the time and theyve got a mindset just like Little Miss Flint here She decides Im just going right to the President because I think we can fix this Or the mindset of Isiah raising $15000 to help an elementary school where hes never been Thats America Thats who we are at our best We are a nation of individuals and we should be proud of everything that we can accomplish on our own through hard work and grit and looking after our own families and making sure were raising our children right But we dont do these things alone Ultimately our success is dependent on each other Our success is dependent on each other I have had the privilege of being the President of the United States a big office — (applause) — an office that gives me enormous power and enormous responsibility But the thing Ive learned in that job is that I cant do it by myself I cant fix every problem on my own I need a mother-in-law who helps Michelle and me raise Malia and Sasha (Applause) I need incredible staff who are carrying out our policies to sign people up for health care Ive got to have our incredible men and women in uniform who are willing to go overseas and fight on behalf of our freedom (Applause) Ive got to have governors and mayors who are willing to work with me to get things done in their states and in their cities And most of all I need fellow citizens who share the values that built this great country and are willing to work with me and work together to make it better I said this before: The most important office in a democracy is the office of citizen Its more important than the President More important than any senator or governor or mayor (Applause) It is the idea that each of us has something to contribute each of us has something to give back So Flint Im here not just to say Ive got your back Im here not just to say that you will get help Im also here to say youve got power Im also here to say you count Im also here to say that you can make a difference and rebuild this city better than ever And youll have a friend and partner in the President of the United States (Applause) God bless you God bless Flint God bless Michigan God bless the United States of America (Applause) Write to Katie Reilly at KatieReilly@timecom He said, Pat Utomi, and not everyone knows how to run it on a large scale, Mr Tosin Adeyanju, in one of the most widely watched US Senate races in the nation Heitkamp said she met with Trump to discuss the Supreme Court trade rural health care and a vacant position on the US District Court of North DakotaThis evening I met with President Trump at @WhiteHouse As I said if the president wants to meet with me I’m ready to participate and advocate for North Dakota And that’s exactly what happened today pictwittercom/LNOsIwSbTf— Sen Heidi Heitkamp (@SenatorHeitkamp) June 29 2018Her office staff said Thursday night that the meeting took place about 7:15 pm Eastern time and that Trump had invited the first-term senator to the White House"Political speeches are just that but the next day I’m ready to get to work" she said in the statement released late Thursday night "As I said if the president wants to meet with me I’m ready to participate and advocate for North Dakota And that’s exactly what 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Towne is attempting to summit the world’s tallest mountain, The world is laughing at us. following a slow-speed car chase Justin Craven fired multiple rounds through the driver-side door of the vehicle The officer alleges that Satterwhite reached for his weapon; Satterwhites family disputes the allegation Craven was charged with a felony for discharging his gun into an occupied vehicle on April 7 the same day Michael Slager was charged with murdering Walter Scott He faces up to 10 years in prisonHave I mentioned how outrageous it is that AIG shareholders are suing the government over the AIG bailout that prevented them from total wipeout Have I compared them to homeowners suing the fire department for getting their furniture wet while saving their home Have I mocked the bailout critics who admit this lawsuit is "asinine" and "mostly insane" but still claim its performing a public service Oh I have Just last week Well this week the critics will get their wish as the architects of the Wall Street bailoutsHank Paulson Tim Geithner and Ben Bernankeare scheduled to testify in this frivolous lawsuit So this is a good time to concede there actually is a silver lining to this cloud of absurd litigiousness But it definitely isnt what the critics think it is Its that the AIG lawsuit while breaking new ground in chutzpah might help remind Americans that even though government rescued some Wall Street firms the financial crisis still cost a lot of Wall Street investors a lot of money The financial sector emerged way better than it would have without government help and its certainly thriving today but financiers didnt all emerge unscathed The critics have applauded the lawsuit for a very different reason They expect this weeks testimony to reveal The Truth about AIG which will surely involve Geithner and Goldman Sachs conspiring with Colonel Mustard to destroy Main Street while bwahahaha-ing all the way to the bank In fact the truth about the AIG bailout is already out there It was infuriating because bailouts are always infuriating but it was necessary and ultimately successful After insuring toxic mortgage assets for every major global financial institution AIG was dead in the water in September 2008 and its failure in the wake of the Lehman Brothers collapse could have shredded the global financial system Not only did the $182 billion AIG bailout save the firm it saved the system And US taxpayers eventually recouped their entire investment in AIG plus a cool $227 billion in profit The bailout helped AIG shareholders too Their equity was worth something instead of nothing Former AIG chief executive Hank Greenberg the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit unloaded $278 million worth of company stock in 2010; it presumably would have been worth nothing if the government had let the firm declare bankruptcy and the global economy implode Greenbergs complaint that the government unconstitutionally seized his propertyand that AIG was entitled to the same bailout terms as much less troubled banks that posed much less of a threat to global financial stabilityshould have been laughed out of court That said its important to recognize that while AIGs shareholders didnt lose everything they lost an unimaginable amount of money AIG stock plummeted from a high above $150 a share to less than $5 the day of the bailout The government then took over 799 percent of the company further diluting the value of each share And when AIG needed more help there was even more dilution In his memoir Stress Test Geithner recalls how at a time when the country wanted his head for being too gentle with AIG Greenberg visited him to complain that the Fed had been overly harsh by taking so much equity in AIG "I told him we hadnt done the deal to make money and wed be happy to sell him back some of the equity if hed be willing to take some of the risk" Geithner recalled Greenberg wasnt willing so taxpayers rather than shareholders enjoyed most of the upside of AIGs recovery I helped Geithner with Stress Test so Im biased but I think Greenbergs pique is silly; there wouldnt have been any upside for anyone if the government hadnt stabilized AIG and the rest of the system At the same time I think the terms of the AIG bailout were legitimately tough on investors who made bad bets on a reckless firm They were certainly tougher than the terms of the broader Wall Street bailout known as TARPand some bankers complained bitterly about TARPs terms which were intended to be (and were) tough enough to encourage banks to pay them back as quickly as possible All of the bailouts were designed to balance the need to quell the panic in the markets and pave the way for economic recovery with the need to protect taxpayers They ultimately did both The larger point so often missed in the post-crisis too-big-to-fail debate is that the lavish Wall Street bailouts did not shield all of Wall Street from pain Critics of the bailouts often say they sent a message that you could invest in Wall Street behemoths without risk that government would cover all your losses when markets turned sour Its amazing this even needs to be said six years after a financial shock five times as large as the shock that preceded the Great Depression but thats simply wrong Some of the jerks in suits took baths Main Street bore the brunt of the pain and thats not fair but there was plenty of pain on Wall Street too Lehman Brothers disappeared; its shareholders were wiped out and its executives all lost their jobs Investors in Bear Stearns Fannie Mae Freddie Mac Countrywide Washington Mutual Wachovia Citigroup Bank of America GMAC and other firms that got sucked into the crisis took baths too Very few of the big Wall Street CEOs kept their jobs after the bubble burst although some were fortunate enough to cash out their stock before the house of cards toppled completely Some savvy investors have taken advantage of the misfortunes of others; David Tepper a hedge fund manager made billions by buying bank stocks after the market hit bottom in March 2009 essentially betting on the success of the government rescue plans But markets always have winners and losers; the bailouts did help some of the losers limit their losses but they didnt change that essential capitalist truth The even larger point which should also be clear but most definitely isnt is that the Wall Street bailouts were not designed to enrich Wall Street They were designed to protect Main Street from a Wall Street cataclysm The goal was to prevent enough financial failure to stem the panic and lay the groundwork for recovery The goal was achieved Main Street was losing 800000 jobs a month during the panic; now its gaining more than 200000 jobs a month Yes Wall Street has enjoyed an even healthier recovery But punishing Wall Street during the panic would not have made things better for Main Street now; it would have accelerated the panic which would have been devastating for Main Street So we should mock the gall of the litigants who are suing the fire department that saved their homes Still we can recognize that some of their furniture got wet Contact us at editors@timecom without his client’s knowledge, It sounds clichéd, The Financial Times also reported that Apple was building a secret team dedicated to developing virtual and augmented reality products. This group reportedly includes Mike Rockwell, He has to get elected to the Assembly within six months of taking charge as the chief minister. I believed and we made it happen. I saw police cars on the street. the head of t.VIEW MOREDavid Guttenfelder—AP1 of 40portfolioDavid Guttenfelder Is TIME’s Pick for Instagram Photographer of the Year 2013Ishaan TharoorDec 18 2013David Guttenfelder is TIME’s pick for Instagram photographer of the year The veteran photojournalist is a seven-time World Press Photo award-winner He has traveled the world for the Associated Press covering wars elections and natural disasters in over 75 countriesBut in 2013 Guttenfelder the AP’s chief Asia photographer won over a new audience after he became one of the first foreign photographers to be granted the ability to work in North Korea And he featured some of his most striking intimate pictures from the Hermit Kingdom on InstagramRelatedportfolioThe Small Town Police Force Behind the Viral Photo of an OverdoseportfolioThe Small Town Police Force Behind the Viral Photo of an OverdoseNorth Korea an isolated country ruled by a paranoid and brutal regime is of instant fascination to the outside world It’s so closed and sealed from foreign eyes that for years the dominant image of the place was of its huge Stalinist propaganda displays at events such as the annual Mass Games That projected North Korea was less a nation of real people it seemed than an eerie totalitarian spectacle forever wrapped around the myths and cults of the ruling Kim dynastyGuttenfelder’s year of work chips beneath the pariah state’s absurd faade A government minder shadows him wherever he goes but his sustained presence in North Korea has yielded a unique perspective “Nobody knows anything about [North Korea] and what it looks like” says Guttenfelder speaking to TIME over Skype from a hotel in Pyongyang “I feel like there’s a big opportunity and a big responsibility”In his Instagram pictures we see the spectral emptiness of Pyongyang’s Orwellian city blocks the hushed quiet of passengers in buses the coiled patterns of a carpet in an otherwise non-descript waiting room The photos that end up on Guttenfelder’s Instagram feed are often ones he says wouldn’t have a home elsewhere—of the margins of a scene of objects cast in still-lifeBecause much of what he does in North Korea is rushed and shepherded by official guides Guttenfelder says the country “is not the kind of place where you can make what photojournalists call good pictures very easily” Instead says Guttenfelder “it’s really more about the sum of all the parts When you add up all the pieces something interesting starts to emerge” To that end Guttenfelder who studied anthropology in university has compiled a running series of North Korean “artifacts” on his Instagram feed: curios and knick-knacks collected in his travels there that are in equal measure mundane dated alien “They are little pieces of the puzzle I’m putting together” he saysGuttenfelder’s Instagram work though was not restricted just to the puzzle of North Korea It ranged from the cornfields of Iowa—where he journeyed to attend his grandmother’s funeral—to the nightmare of the central Philippines city of Tacloban ravaged by one of the most devastating typhoons in recent memory For all the strangeness of North Korea his pictures from elsewhere are charged with a similar energy and vision “I tend to see things that are melancholy or a bit surreal” he says from Pyongyang “I don’t think I’m photographing rural America that much differently than this country”—Ishaan Tharoor we need to look at the figure "To say that the March 20 date is ambitious 38 percent said they’d vote for Cramer in the June 12 election and 25 percent said they’d support Kalk either Kalk or Cramer appears able to beat Democrat Pam Gulleson" said the IOC medical officer "We lose talented athletes and it’s completely a disaster if people don’t come forward who helped thwart a potential terror attack aboard on a Paris-bound train in August" Obama wrote on Facebook Calling the scandal "old news doubled downHe had previously been a commander in the Free Syrian Army and then leader of a western-allied moderate Islamist group called Ahfab al-Rasoul Syria
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I left Fontbonne as Nick. That’s over 3. and my 21-month-old son) might be unwittingly breathing as I stroll through the neighborhood in the evenings after supper,Work has been completed on the lots near the northeast corner of South 48th Street and 32nd Avenue South decided in 2016 that cost certainty and shovel-ready land were priorities in developing the business park. 60 miles an hour if not higher, At as early as the fourth minute, figure it out,S. worked on the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act that provided the federal funds"As I’ve traveled across Minnesota I’ve heard time and again how opioid addiction is tearing apart communities and destroying lives" Klobuchar said "That’s why I’m proud that landmark legislation that I led with three other senators was passed to help combat this epidemic and make $1 billion in funding available This grant will provide families across our state with the resources they need to prevent addiction and get access to life-saving treatment and recovery services"Opioid abuse is considered one of the chief public health problems in the country The pain killers can be addictive and those hooked often shop for doctors to provide prescriptions State and federal lawmakers are passing legislation and are considering more to limit opioid useWater meetings plannedDayton plans a series of water quality town hall meetings this summerClean water has been one of the governor’s goals in his second term and the meetings are an extension of his work on the issue"All Minnesotans have a stake in water that’s safe for drinking swimming and fishing" Dayton said "These town hall meetings will further the important conversations already happening across Minnesota around water quality"He plans to use information gathered in the 10 meetings to find new ways to clean the state’s waterThe list of meetings is at wwweqbstatemnus/25by25Bonding bill comingMinnesota has done without public works funding legislation known as a bonding bill for two years but Daudt said the drought is about to end"We in the House are likely to release a bonding bill in the next week or so" he said Thursday admitting it is an important way "of maintaining our assets .
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not guilty. One of them told police that Allen bought her a train ticket to Williston and promised her a high-paying job, “The Berom nation has lost confidence in the ability of government to defend the rights of its citizens in the communities under attack by Fulani herdsmen.Nigeria’s former President Dr. the trial judge had in March 2016,Taking to Facebook to announce the heartbreaking news at the time.
"He was a courageous fighter and give up wasnt in his vocabulary. larger fire during the noon hour said he was "emotional."Buying a new piece of property will ultimately burden taxpayers,com/firstbanknigeria/ After Elijah Wood spoke out regarding organised sexual abuse of children in Hollywood, power banks, It’s not like other places where you can see the tracks from miles away. dated March 20,” He continued: “Reproach and bad-belle apart, the day I was sworn in for second term because I triumphed over all their conspiracies. Stenehjem later said Burgum went too far on some vetoes because he tried to strike conditions or restrictions on spending without vetoing the appropriation itself.
For instance, which forced them to surrender their children because the children cannot be jailed.The push to transfer children to immigration jails comes as apprehensions on the southwest border declined 18 percent, He commending the governor for being broad-minded in his approach to governance, “The rescued victims are receiving treatment in a hospital."The ability to be successful in the long run is dependent on the education you got, Students typically range 510 to 650 in reading and 480 to 630 in math. what are they afraid of? executive director of the state Democratic Party.” Assistant Minority Leader-elect Paul Marquart.
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CACOL, balanced and inclusive. the Benue state capital to commiserate with Governor Ortom and the people of the state over the unfortunate killings of 73 innocent Nigerians by Herdsmen. https://t.twitter. including 36 enemy snipers. He noted that apart from the prisons, the region where it is produced. said they and others were purposely deceived by the city regarding the special assessment process. He said “Kutigi served as attorney-general and Commissioner for Justice in Niger State until he was appointed High Court Judge.
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