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German city evacuates 50000 residents in WWII bombs disposal

German city evacuates 50000 residents in WWII bombs disposal

Hanover was a frequent target of Allied bombing in the latter years of World War II . The operation is the second largest of its kind in Germany and affects nearly one-tenth of Hanover's population. City museums dropped their admission charges and community centres organised events for children and the elderly so people were not forced to wander the streets.


Assembly Republican road-funding plan cuts, raises taxes

Assembly Republican road-funding plan cuts, raises taxes

Walker's solution was to delay projects and borrow $500 million. The governor has said that while he's opposed to raising the gas tax, he's open to increasing revenue for transportation as long as the state's overall tax burden goes down. "The complex problem is our income tax code is frightful in Wisconsin". A redeeming quality of the GOP Assembly plan is its inclusion of fees for hybrid and electric vehicles as a way to make up some of the lost gas tax revenue from vehicles that don't burn ...


Abortion foes cheer series of advances, as opponents protest

Abortion foes cheer series of advances, as opponents protest

This is not a drill. The House was originally supposed to vote on a health care bill on March 24, but the measure was pulled after many conservatives opposed it. But under federal law, Medicaid and Title X funds can not be used to pay for abortions. As a result , the notion that there are plenty of community health centers available in those communities to compensate for the loss of Planned Parenthood clinics simply is untrue.



Louis minimum wage in peril in Legislature

Missouri lawmakers faced a Friday evening deadline to finish work in their annual session with several key proposals in limbo, including personal care services for low-income seniors and the disabled and pay raises for tens of thousands of minimum-wage workers in St.



Comey willing to testify before Intelligence Committee if public

During his testimony, McCabe contradicted the White House's assertion that the President "and the rest of the FBI " had lost confidence in Comey . "I won't talk about that", said Trump. Comey told associates the president pushed the director to pledge his loyalty to the president that night. "As a very active President with lots of things happening, it is not possible for my surrogates to stand at podium with flawless accuracy!" Trump maintains Comey told him that he was not under ...



Dana Milbank: Bill Clinton cost his wife the presidency

During the hearing, the FBI chief was repeatedly grilled by lawmakers asking him why he revealed the Clinton investigation, but stayed quiet about the Trump-Russia probe during the campaign. "We could not prove that the people sending that [classified] information were acting with any kind of criminal intent". "Yes, I do think it played a role", she said, adding that misogyny is "very much a part of the landscape politically, socially and economically".