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Another Memorable Presidential Visit to AFBF Convention

Another Memorable Presidential Visit to AFBF Convention

Bush, and it was in Kansas City at the old Municipal Auditorium", recalled Kendell Culp from Rensselaer, Indiana Farm Bureau vice president. Following the recommendations of a new Task Force on Rural Prosperity, he also signed two presidential orders providing for the use of federal buildings and fast-track procedures to speed up rural broadband roll-out.


Erdogan: No one dares to establish new state in north Syria

Erdogan: No one dares to establish new state in north Syria

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the U.S. is trying Turkey's patience by supporting and arming terrorists from the YPG (Kurdish People's Protection Units) and the PYD (Kurdish Democratic Union Party). Recent Idlib offensive of the regime, with support of Russian Federation and Iran , escalated tension between the three countries, which were able to successfully calm down clashes through the Astana process.


Members of the Mid-Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force host events

Members of the Mid-Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force host events

On Thursday, truck drivers traveled to the Columbia Convention Center to be trained on the signs of human trafficking. "I am very excited by what this conference will do". After 180 cases in Indiana during 2016 and with January being "Human Trafficking Awareness Month", the Indiana Youth Institute is ramping up efforts to educate the public on the signs of human trafficking.


Pennsylvania declares opioid crisis a 'state disaster'

Pennsylvania declares opioid crisis a 'state disaster'

The examples of the other states that declared statewide emergencies show some promise of easing the immediate problem, but cutting red tape and improving agency collaboration are only the first steps in a long-term effort to get the crisis under control, their experiences show.


'Bomb cyclone' brings travel chaos and deaths to USA north

'Bomb cyclone' brings travel chaos and deaths to USA north

Forecasters predict more than a foot of snow in Boston; up to 8 inches in New York City; and up to 6 inches in Philadelphia. At New York's three major airports - including JFK - and Boston's Logan International, as many as three out of four flights were called off, according to tracking service FlightAware .com.


PIL against Calcutta University's decision to award CM with D.Litt

PIL against Calcutta University's decision to award CM with D.Litt

The degree was presented by West Bengal Governor and Chancellor of the University Keshari Nath Tripathi at a ceremony at the Nazrul Manch in the metropolis. Petitioner Ranjugopal Mukherjee, a former professor of the university, claimed that the decision to confer the award was arbitrary and opaque. He submitted that the syndicate or senate decision did not attribute any reason for conferring the award on Banerjee.