Nevada victims deserve protection of Question 1, Marsy’s Law

Nevada’s crime victims deserve equal rights. While our state enjoys some protections for victims of crime, Question 1 will enshrine those rights and more in the state constitution to give them inviolable protection. We can all agree that no rapist should have more rights than the victim. No murderer should be afforded more rights than the victim’s family. Marsy’s Law […]

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U.S.-bound Central American migrants on the move in Mexico

MAPASTEPEC, Mexico/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Thousands of Central American migrants began arriving at a town in southern Mexico on Wednesday on their march toward the United States, where President Donald Trump has declared them unwelcome and threatened to cut off aid to their home countries. Men, women and children, mostly from Honduras, had set out early on foot from the […]

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Sandy Hook shooter’s writings, spreadsheet ranking mass murders ordered to be made public

The Connecticut Supreme Court has ordered that various items and personal writings belonging to Sandy Hook Elementary School gunman Adam Lanza be released after the Hartford Courant fought to make them public. Adam Lanza killed 20 children and six adult staff members at the elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, as well as his mother and himself on Dec. 14, 2012. Since then, […]

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Revealed: the landlords hit with the biggest fines in 2017

The most comprehensive ever survey of convicted landlords in England and Wales, carried out by the Guardian and ITV News, reveals that 502 landlords committed 752 housing offences in 2017. They were fined a total of £2.7m – less than £3,600 per offence. Many of the landlords were repeat offenders, with 123 convicted of multiple housing offences in the same […]

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How do central banks acquire currency reserves and how much are they required to hold?

A currency reserve is a currency that is held in large amounts by governments and other institutions as part of their foreign exchange reserves. Reserve currencies usually also become the international pricing currencies for products traded on the global market such as oil, gold and silver. Currently, the U.S. dollar is the primary reserve currency used by other countries. Manipulating […]

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Asian Markets Decline After Fed Hints At More Rate Hikes

Asian stock markets are mostly lower on Thursday following the modest losses overnight on Wall Street in a choppy session after minutes of the Federal Reserve’s latest monetary policy meeting showed broad consensus for further interest rate hikes on the back of robust economic growth and strong labor market conditions. The Fed’s assessment comes even as U.S. President Donald Trump […]

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Suspicious packages prompt nationwide security response

Apparent package bombs sent to prominent Democratic politicians and a news organization on Wednesday had mailrooms stepping up their mail screening procedures and law enforcement officials scrambling to step up patrols at other potential targets. It appeared to be the biggest threat of a mail-based terror plot since the 2001 Anthrax attacks that killed five people in the weeks after 9/11. Those […]

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Why IndiGo dropped plans to buy plane

Lessor market sources said with the fuel prices remaining high, IndiGo would get better rates for the fuel-efficient A320neos. India’s largest airline IndiGo has dropped the plan to outright purchase aircraft, and will continue with the sale-and-leaseback model, in a bid to conserve cash for the near future. This is part of the plan to negotiate the volatile environment for […]

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Snap hires Amazon, HuffPost executives to fill big roles

(Reuters) – Snap Inc (SNAP.N) said on Wednesday it had hired Amazon.com Inc’s (AMZN.O) head of advertising Jeremi Gorman as its chief business officer and HuffPost media company Chief Executive Jared Grusd as chief strategy officer. The moves were disclosed in an internal memo shared by Snap. Snap shares were briefly up 2.5 percent on the news, first reported by […]

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