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Cheap wine getting more expensive as global production declines Cheap wine getting more expensive as global production declines
- April 26, 2018

Nevertheless, this decline in production was a slight improvement on the initial estimate provided by the OIV in October , when it had expected production to 246.7m hectolitres in 2017. More broadly, overall production in the southern hemisphere is set to remain stable at around 52 million hl - only a marginal change from a year ago. (more...)
Tinubu Stops Lagos APC Leadership From Seeking Re-election Tinubu Stops Lagos APC Leadership From Seeking Re-election
- April 26, 2018

Curiously, the incumbent National Chairman of APC, Chief Odigie-Oyegun and immediate past governor of Rivers State and Minister of Transportation, Chief Rotimi Amaechi, were absent. The state chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC ), Anselm Ojezua said ¨When we see groups such as this, we are very happy because you make our job easier. (more...)
Trump Administration Aims to Require Hospitals to Post Prices Online Trump Administration Aims to Require Hospitals to Post Prices Online
- April 26, 2018

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) said it would test a direct provider contracting (DPC) model within Medicare fee-for-service, Medicare Advantage, and Medicaid programs, which could offer opportunities for long term and post-acute care providers (LT/PAC), according to industry sources. (more...)
Royal baby: Prince William jokes about 'strong name' after new son's birth Royal baby: Prince William jokes about 'strong name' after new son's birth
- April 26, 2018

As William met Sir Jerry Mateparae, New Zealand High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, the Dean of Westminster joked about the eagerly anticipated name, saying: "Jerry would like it to be Jerry". There were quite a few spectators watching as the royal family attended the event and naturally, Prince William fielded plenty of questions about the royal baby's name. (more...)
Trump tweeted a unusual, racist term and Sarah Sanders has no explanation Trump tweeted a unusual, racist term and Sarah Sanders has no explanation
- April 26, 2018

The administrator has been at the center of a growing number of news reports about ethically questionable actions, including such things as the size and cost of his 24-hour security detail, and a meeting he held with a lobbyist while renting a $50-a-night Capitol Hill room from the lobbyist's wife. (more...)
Trump seeks arbitration in Stormy Daniels case Trump seeks arbitration in Stormy Daniels case
- April 26, 2018

Michael Avenatti, Daniels' attorney, called Cohen's declaration "a stunning development". "It is esp. stunning seeing as MC served as the "fixer" for Mr. Russian Federation denies meddling in the election and Trump has denied any collusion. She argues it isn't valid because Cohen signed it, but the president did not. (more...)
Indu Malhotra 'cleared' for Supreme Court, but Justice Joseph still on hold Indu Malhotra 'cleared' for Supreme Court, but Justice Joseph still on hold
- April 26, 2018

He was not a signatory to the letter written on Sunday by Justices Gogoi and Lokur, who had asked the CJI to hold a full court to address the institutional issues plaguing the higher judiciary. The Centre's interference in judicial administration, though talked about silently, came to the fore after Justices Jasti Chelameshwar, Ranjan Gogoi , Madan Lokur and Kurian Joseph expressed their concern over the corrosion and compromise taking place within the institution of the judiciary and ... (more...)
May faces Commons vote on Brexit powers after House of Lords defeats May faces Commons vote on Brexit powers after House of Lords defeats
- April 26, 2018

The EU would be prepared to offer Britain a better trade deal than the one it gave Turkey if it decides to stay in the customs union after Brexit , said an EU official. Vitally, keeping the custom union would likewise go some approach to settling the sensitive inquiry of the Irish fringe, and would enable the United Kingdom to keep its red line of controlling migration. (more...)
George HW Bush moved out of intensive care at Houston hospital George HW Bush moved out of intensive care at Houston hospital
- April 26, 2018

Bush and his late wife were married for 73 years - longer than any other presidential couple. Mr Bush is being treated for an infection that spread to his blood. Good news for the 41st President of the United States and his family. . Bush revealed several years ago he suffers from a form of Parkinson's disease, which has left him unable to walk, so he gets around either in a wheelchair or a scooter. (more...)
Kraft calls Trump comments about protests 'divisive,' 'horrible' Kraft calls Trump comments about protests 'divisive,' 'horrible'
- April 26, 2018

Kraft, a friend of the president's and a generous campaign backer, blasted Trump for spewing "divisive" and "horrible" rhetoric. "It was previously reported that Eagles owner Jeff Lurie, who supported Hillary Clinton in the election, called Trump's presidency "(expletive) disastrous " in the meeting. (more...)
Armenian Revolutionary Federation Party Withdraws From the Ruling Coalition Armenian Revolutionary Federation Party Withdraws From the Ruling Coalition
- April 26, 2018

Hours later, opposition lawmaker Nikol Pashinyan , organiser of the protests, said he had met a Russian official and received an assurance that Moscow would not intervene in the crisis. The demonstrators had accused Sarksyan of manipulating the constitution to cling to power, and celebrated wildly after he quit. "What does "people's candidate" mean?" he told a news conference. (more...)
$4.4B pledged at Brussels conference on Syria $4.4B pledged at Brussels conference on Syria
- April 26, 2018

More than 80 countries, aid groups and United Nations agencies are meeting in Brussels for the second day of a conference on the future of Syria, after the UN's special envoy warned of a looming humanitarian catastrophe in the rebel-held region of Idlib. (more...)
Free trade deal with European Union Free trade deal with European Union "overwhelmingly probable", says Brexit minister
- April 26, 2018

Harvey Blackwood says British parliament could refuse to approve any Brexit deal that does not paint a clear picture of the UK's future ties with the EU. He added: "We think both of the two options which we have put forward can provide solutions to the Irish border and to having a smooth customs arrangement with the European Union". (more...)
Cristina Cifuentes, Leader of Madrid Region, Resigns After Shoplifting Footage Emerges Cristina Cifuentes, Leader of Madrid Region, Resigns After Shoplifting Footage Emerges
- April 26, 2018

She called it part of a "campaign of harassment aimed at bringing me down", according to the BBC. Cifuentes's troubles began on 21 March when El Diario first raised questions over the validity of the master's degree she had been awarded by King Juan Carlos University in Madrid . (more...)
2 slain sheriff's deputies laid to rest in Florida 2 slain sheriff's deputies laid to rest in Florida
- April 26, 2018

Graveside honors followed at Bronson Cemetery. Ramirez leaves behind a wife, along with his two young children. At this rate, at least 136 officers will lay down their lives protecting their communities by the end of the year. Saying that the senseless deaths of the two deputies hit him "like a ton of bricks", Schultz also said, "What do you expect happens when you demonize law enforcement to the extent it's been demonized?" "The only thing these men were guilty of was wanting to protect ... (more...)
Extend Your Knowledge of: Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG) Extend Your Knowledge of: Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG)
- April 26, 2018

During the first quarter, the company continued progress on its 2027 objectives: build 2 million new riders in the USA , grow its worldwide business to 50 percent of annual volume, launch 100 new high impact motorcycles and do so profitably and sustainably. (more...)
Trump VA Nominee Allegedly 'Drunk On Duty', Says Senator Trump VA Nominee Allegedly 'Drunk On Duty', Says Senator
- April 25, 2018

Trump said Jackson, who has been a White House physician since 2006, would make a decision soon. "He is the physician for the president", Tester said. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., responded, "We'll see". President Donald Trump sent mixed signals about his choice to lead the sprawling veterans' agency, suggesting during a White House news conference that Jackson may want to withdraw because of unfair scrutiny. (more...)
Amber Rudd says she 'bitterly regrets' not seeing scale of Windrush scandal Amber Rudd says she 'bitterly regrets' not seeing scale of Windrush scandal
- April 25, 2018

U.K. Home Secretary Amber Rudd said Wednesday she only "very recently" realized there was a systemic problem with her department's treatment of Caribbean migrants and "bitterly" regrets not tackling it sooner. But she said a distinction should be drawn between those people who had settled in the United Kingdom legally and contributed to British life and those with no right to be in the UK. (more...)
Trump to travel to United Kingdom in July Trump to travel to United Kingdom in July
- April 25, 2018

It had been reported that Prime Minister Theresa May extended another invite to Trump when the two met at the World Economic Forum in Davos earlier this year. The US president then cancelled that visit to open the new US embassy in London amid fears of mass protests. The state visit was postponed and no further details of the proposed July trip have been revealed. (more...)
Colbert Solves The Mystery Of Why Melania Won't Hold Trump's Hand Colbert Solves The Mystery Of Why Melania Won't Hold Trump's Hand
- April 25, 2018

Trump sported a crisp white $2,195 Michael Kors Collection belted asymmetric crepe blazer and skirt suit. Tuesday's white ensemble stood out on the gray Washington day as President Donald Trump and the first lady hosted a traditional state arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House. (more...)
Ahead of summit, Pope Francis urges Koreas to have 'courage' for peace Ahead of summit, Pope Francis urges Koreas to have 'courage' for peace
- April 25, 2018

Kim is to meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in at a border village on April 27, and Trump in the subsequent months in separate summit talks. The high-level summit is meant to pave the way for a separate highly anticipated encounter between Kim and U.S. (more...)
Wife Ambushes, Kills Husband's Lover Before Turning the Gun on Herself Wife Ambushes, Kills Husband's Lover Before Turning the Gun on Herself
- April 25, 2018

Gerardot, whose husband is 49-year-old Mark Gerardot , used a wig as disguise and traveled from DE to Chapman's home, which she broke into. Gerardot broke through Chapman's front door, stopping to clean up the shards of broken glass off the floor. (more...)
Philippines 'apologizes' to Kuwait after rescuing domestic workers Philippines 'apologizes' to Kuwait after rescuing domestic workers
- April 25, 2018

DFA Sec. Alan Peter Cayetano has since apologized to his Kuwaiti counterpart and to the Kuwaiti government who were offended by some actions taken by the embassy officials and personnel. This oversight caused Cayetano to issue an apology. The decision was the latest episode in a three-month crisis sparked by reports that abuse by employers in the wealthy Gulf Arab state had driven several Filipinos to suicide. (more...)
Trump's budget director said he wouldn't meet lobbyists without payment Trump's budget director said he wouldn't meet lobbyists without payment
- April 25, 2018

Providing a remarkably blatant account of how Congress is basically " an extortion racket " and perhaps offering some insight into how he makes decisions at the CFPB , White House budget chief Mick Mulvaney told a gathering of bank executives on Tuesday that as a lawmaker he would only meet with lobbyists who gave him cash. (more...)
4th death from synthetic marijuana reported in IL 4th death from synthetic marijuana reported in IL
- April 25, 2018

A 20-year old Chicago-area man also passed away. The Illinois Department of Public Health says more than 150 people, in 13 Illinois counties, have been sickened and three others have died. Patients are treated with intravenous transfusions of vitamin K to restore their blood's clotting ability, followed by vitamin K pills. More than 130 people in 13 IL counties have been sickened since March 7 by the imitation marijuana - which contains a formula that differs slightly from cultivated ... (more...)

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