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Push to Ban Fracking in NEPA

Push to Ban Fracking in NEPA

The commission members didn't tell us they also want to allow the dumping of toxic fracking waste into the DE watershed. While New York State has yet to decide whether to allow fracking, economically struggling Binghamton has passed a drilling ban which prohibits any exploration or extraction of natural gas in the city for the next two years.


DUP backs Labour over NHS pay cap

DUP backs Labour over NHS pay cap

The Northern Ireland party's 10 MPs voted with Jeremy Corbyn's party for a " fair pay rise " for doctors and nurses who work in the NHS . But Labour said that the calling of June's general election had left it with no opportunity to challenge the vote in the Commons and claimed that the government was showing "blatant disregard for democracy".


Trump receives 'comprehensive update' on Hurricane Irma

Trump receives 'comprehensive update' on Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Jose was a little weaker Tuesday morning (Sept. 12) as it began turning east in the Atlantic, the National Hurricane Center said . As the eyewall passed by, the storm surge flooded the streets. In the Jacksonville area, close to the Georgia line, storm surge brought some of the worst flooding ever seen there, with at least 46 people pulled from swamped homes.


Missing pregnant Maryland teacher found dead, suspect arrested

Missing pregnant Maryland teacher found dead, suspect arrested

Police have arrested her boyfriend, Tyler Tessier. Wallen, who was four months pregnant, was last heard from on September 3, when she sent a text message to her family, which police described as "troubling". "If somebody has her, please understand that you've taken away a huge person in so many people's lives". "We're just looking and praying that you're safe and I'm asking that you can just let us know that you're safe".


Schumer: Border Wall Off the Table Going Into DACA Talks with Trump

Schumer: Border Wall Off the Table Going Into DACA Talks with Trump

He says the wealthy "will be pretty much where they are" and "if they have to go higher, they'll go higher, frankly". But going into a midterm election, it's going to be unsafe for any Republican to vote against tax reform. Beltway is fed up with partisan politics. "The president stressed that he wants this to be a middle class tax cut ". McConnell said that Democrats "spiked the ball in the end zone a little too early" on the deal and that it was "not quite as good as my counterpart ...


Edith Windsor, who helped end gay marriage ban, dies at 88

Edith Windsor, who helped end gay marriage ban, dies at 88

I had the privilege to speak with Edie a few days ago, and to tell her one more time what a difference she made to this country we love. "She will always be the light for the LGBTQ community which she loved so much and which loved her right back".