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Biden, Supreme Court nominee on Hill to pressure GOP

Biden, Supreme Court nominee on Hill to pressure GOP

President Barack Obama's State of the Union address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 20, 2015. "It's never been done, by either Republicans or Democrats in the Supreme Court this way". Scalia's death left the high court split with four liberal and four conservative justices and a vacancy in the thick of a fierce presidential election.


Bill Clinton Accuses Trump of Corruption Over Pam Bondi Donation

Bill Clinton Accuses Trump of Corruption Over Pam Bondi Donation

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump walks in the rain with Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, as he arrives at a campaign rally in Tampa, Wednesday, Aug. As the Washington Post reported , Trump did break federal tax law by donating money from his tax-exempt charity to a political campaign and was fined $2,500 by the I.R.S., but no definitive proof has surfaced that Trump or Bondi violated federal bribery law.



Obama vows to work to tighten sanctions on North Korea

The United Nations Security Council, including China, denounced North Korea's recent launch of three ballistic missiles. Park also said "considering that China's role is important in effectively implementing sanctions against the North and resolving its nuclear problem, South Korea and the US agreed to continue communication with China through various channels".


Philippines hopes for informal meeting between Obama, Duterte

Philippines hopes for informal meeting between Obama, Duterte

Asean and Chinese leaders pledged to exercise self-restraint when dealing with the South China Sea issue in a joint statement issued after a summit of leaders in Vientiane on Wednesday (Sept 7). Speaking on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit in Laos, Chinese Deputy Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin stressed that both countries share " thousands of years " of good relations.



UN changes guidance about sex for travelers to Zika zones

The main risk of catching the disease is from infected mosquitoes via bites. "Even though we didn't find live virus in mouse tears, that doesn't mean that it couldn't be infectious in humans", said Jonathan J. A majority of them are related to returning travelers. Sexual transmission has been reported in other countries. Previously, WHO had said men without symptoms only needed to use condoms or abstain from sex for eight weeks as a precaution against spreading Zika.



ITT Tech closing all its schools nationwide: Federal student loans forgiven

Department of Education said in its letter. The college was expected to start on Monday, now students are racing to find another college. It will also cost more than 8,000 employees their jobs. ITT Educational operated 15 ITT Tech campuses in California. The Department of Eduction in MA told Channel 5 that there were more than 500 MA students enrolled in ITT Tech when the closing hit, and 101 of those students were veterans.