Archive For May 31, 2017

VA Secretary: Agency in ‘Critical Condition,’ Urges Lawmakers to Reform

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David Shulkin has only been Veteran Affairs Secretary for a few months, but the physician has already started signaling his openness to radical reforms. “The problems in VA won’t be solved through more money, but through management focus and legislative backing”, said Shulkin. It specifically calls for $29 billion over the next decade for Choice,…

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Técnico Zidane quiere el doblete y ser bicampeón en Champions League

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Respecto al respeto al rival, “demasiada humildad también no es bueno, por eso hay que entrar en el partido con humildad sí, pero no tanta, porque tenemos que demostrar nuestra actitud también y nuestro carácter y demostrarles que es el mejor”. Además, tiene dentro de sus conquistas, seis Súper Copas de Italia, cinco de ellas…

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Trump Communication Director Resigns

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Trump Communication Director Resigns

At the same time, Trump is frustrated with what he views as his team’s inability to push back against the drumbeat of new revelations. The disclosures dogged the president during his first trip overseas since taking office and threaten to overwhelm and stall the agenda for his young administration. The bad press has rapidly spread…

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Alberta could soon allow hopeful parents to post adoption profiles online

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Alberta could soon allow hopeful parents to post adoption profiles online

A private member’s bill that would remove the ban on prospective parents posting or advertising their interest in adopting online took another step forward in the Alberta legislature this week.On Monday, the proposed amendment to Bill 206, the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act, passed second reading. Story continues below “Up until now, parents hoping…

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2 bounty hunters, fugitive killed during shootout at Texas car dealership

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2 bounty hunters, fugitive killed during shootout at Texas car dealership

Authorities said Wednesday two bounty hunters and the fugitive from Minnesota they were tracking were shot dead in a hail of bullets that sent customers and employees fleeing for cover at a Texas car dealership. Story continues below The two men had pursued Ramon Michael Hutchinson, 49, to a Nissan dealership in Greenville, about 50…

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Roland Garros 2017: Así cerró Nadal un incontestable primer set ante Haase

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Roland Garros 2017: Así cerró Nadal un incontestable primer set ante Haase

Djokovic busca convertirse en el primer tenista en la era de los Abiertos -y sólo el tercero en la historia- en ganar en dos ocasiones cada uno de los torneos Grand Slam. Rafael Nadal barrió este miércoles al holandés Robin Haase y se mantiene a paso firme en la búsqueda de su décimo título en…

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Elevation building standards near lakefront should be increased: Summerland home builder

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Elevation building standards near lakefront should be increased: Summerland home builder

Neighbours were helping neighbours on Wednesday in the new Summerland subdivision of Lighthouse Landing where power could be shut off for weeks.“Good luck, let me know if you need anything else,” said Craig Woollven as he provided an extension cable to his neighbour.The District of Summerland issued a local state of emergency on Tuesday in…

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Six firms shortlisted to design Hamilton’s Pier 8 Promenade Park

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Six firms shortlisted to design Hamilton’s Pier 8 Promenade Park

Six companies have been shortlisted to design Hamilton’s Pier 8 Promenade Park.Over the next 10 weeks, the six design teams will prepare designs for the mixed-use waterfront district which will be presented at a public event in August.READ MORE: Hamilton’s Waterfront development plan raises neighbourhood concern Story continues below A volunteer jury of experts will select…

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Pokémon tendrá un nuevo juego para smartphones

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Pokémon tendrá un nuevo juego para smartphones

No es que haya mucha información la verdad pero podría ser este el juego que muchos daban como la llegada de los duelos a Pokémon Go entre los entrenadores. Parece que la fase de los Pokémon ha acabado, pero Nintendo no lo cree así, y ha lanzado un nuevo juego que, de momento, está en…

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Thunderstorm warning, watches issued for areas southwest of Edmonton

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Thunderstorm warning, watches issued for areas southwest of Edmonton

People living in areas west and southwest of Edmonton were being advised to “take cover immediately if threatening weather approaches” on Wednesday afternoon as Environment Canada issued a severe thunderstorm warning and several watches because of a storm system moving through.“At 3:37 p.m., Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very…

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