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Puerto Ricans - But Not A Lot Of Them - Voted For Statehood

Students at the University of Puerto Rico, for example, have led a two-month-long strike against a proposed US$450 million education budget cut. The fourth vote was marred by some 500,000 voters boycotting it to protest the ballot allegedly being rigged in favor of statehood.


Warner says any Trump attempt to quash Russia probe would be 'appalling'

Warner says any Trump attempt to quash Russia probe would be 'appalling'

Coats told associates in March that Trump asked him if he could intervene with then-FBI chief James Comey to get the bureau to back off its investigation into Michael Flynn , who was sacked as national security adviser after hiding his communications with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak from White House officials, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday.


John Oliver to UK: Send Lord Buckethead to Brexit Negotiations

John Oliver to UK: Send Lord Buckethead to Brexit Negotiations

John Oliver had plenty of his fair share of Donald Trump moments on Last Week Tonight last night but I'd like to draw attention away from Comey and Trump and focus on Oliver's main segment called " Brexit II". I'm talking about someone bold, unafraid to call it how it is, someone with a firm leather-clad grasp of the issues, someone with a bucket list of demands and an honest, slightly muffled voice? Oliver's final suggestion to May is to send the intergalactic space lord instead of a ...


Average gas price drops slightly to $2.40 a gallon

Average gas price drops slightly to $2.40 a gallon

Gas prices averaged at $2.53 per gallon across the state yesterday, DeHaan continued. In Iowa, Monday's average was $2.25, 4 cents under last week's price and 7 cents under the price a year ago. By contrast, Champaign Urbana has the cheapest gas, at $2.09 per gallon. Founded in 2000, the original GasBuddy website was a pioneer in crowd-sourced information, leveraging technology, big data, and a passionate community that now connects more than 60 million users with real-time, accurate fuel ...