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Coal miners’ health care bailouts riddled with dubious expenses, audit says

Please see bottom of story for an update Between 2011 and 2015, the Obama administration paid nearly $1 billion into health care funds of the United Mine Workers of America, including tens of millions of dollars to unverified and sometimes dubious beneficiaries and undocumented union administrative expenses, according to a U.S. government audit. Read more
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Ohio Air Force Sgt. reunites with military dog after 3 years apart – 61111

For U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Adam Wylie, “Emra” — the 9-year-old Belgian Malinois he was forced to leave behind in South Korea — was more than a service dog. The canine filled the void of family when Wylie, a 12-year veteran of the armed forces, was deployed from 2012 to 2014 in South Korea where […] Read more
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The NSW Waratahs season has been saved with a scrappy three-point 29-26 victory over an ill-disciplined Queensland Reds. More to follow

The NSW Waratahs season has been saved with a scrappy three-point 29-26 victory over an ill-disciplined Queensland Reds. More to follow Source Source link Read more
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The Wests Tigers have had salt poured into their wounds after skipper Aaron Woods suffered a worrying groin injury in their 22-16 NRL loss to Cronulla on Saturday night. The Tigers were brave after being forced to play without their two biggest playe

The Wests Tigers have had salt poured into their wounds after skipper Aaron Woods suffered a worrying groin injury in their 22-16 NRL loss to Cronulla on Saturday night. The Tigers were brave after being forced to play without their two biggest playeSource Source link Read more
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SUNDAY TIMES – Banking Association ‘relieved’ FICA finally signed into law – Africa-News

BASA MD Cas Coovadia said on Saturday that the association had been urging the president to sign the Bill for a number of months and that it was a pity that a stage had been reached where the intergovernmental body on money laundering‚ the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) had had to warn the country […] Read more
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Politik im eigenen Viertel bringt mehr als internationale Teilhabe – Kolumne – 61111

Samstag, 29.04.2017   07:30 Uhr Think Global, act local, sagte mal irgendein Mensch. Guter Satz. Kam ich nicht drauf, denn ich war zur selben Zeit mit der Errichtung des Teilchenbeschleunigers im CERN beschäftigt, das sich in meiner Heimat befindet. Heimat first! As Trump says. Erkläre ich gleich. Ein großer Teil der momentan herrschenden Read more
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Canberra sports hub: Royals run riot over Easts in John I Dent Cup thrashing

Canberra sports hub: Royals run riot over Easts in John I Dent Cup thrashing. Source link Read more
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Price is prepared to wait for Wise Hero and won’t push the horse

While John Price knows his sprinting three-year-old Wise Hero is a horse of the future, the trainer will resist the temptation to travel for rich and more lofty assignments in South Australia next week. Source link Read more
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Top Amarone della Valpolicella wines: panel tasting |

Top Amarone della Valpolicella wines: panel tasting |

See what our judges thought about Amarone in this panel tasting from the May 2017 issue of Decanter magazine… The scores: 166 wines tasted Exceptional – 0Outstanding – 2Highly Recommended – 25Recommended – 82Commended – 46Fair – 11Poor – 0Faulty – 0 The judges: Andrea Briccarello, Michael Garner & Susan Hulme MW View the Read more
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Second straight North Korea ballistic missile test fails

It looks like North Korea just test-fired another ballistic missile and according to CNBC, the test failed. Veuer’s Nick Cardona (@nickcardona93) has that story.Buzz60 An undated file photo released on 24 April 2016 by North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows an ‘underwater test-fire of strategic submarine ballistic missile’ conducted Read more
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Pentagon names Army Rangers killed fighting ISIS in Afghanistan

A 22-year-old soldier from Illinois and a 23-year-old soldier from Ohio were identified Friday as the U.S. Army Rangers who were killed this week fighting the Islamic State in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. Sgt. Joshua P. Rodgers and Sgt. Cameron H. Thomas were killed — possibly by friendly fire from either U.S. or Afghan forces — while Read more
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North Korea missile test may have failed

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Methodist High Court Rejects First Openly Gay Bishop’s Consecration

The church’s highest court has ruled that the consecration of its first openly gay bishop violated church law, compounding a bitter rift over homosexuality. Source : https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/us/methodist-high-court-rejects-first-gay-bishops-consecration.html?partner=rss&emc=rss Auteur : LAURIE GOODSTEIN Date de parution : 29 April Read more
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Chapel Down Kit’s Coty wines, including the £100 Coeur de Cuvée ? jamie goode’s wine blog |

Chapel Down Kit’s Coty wines, including the £100 Coeur de Cuvée ? jamie goode’s wine blog |

These are some new releases from Chapel Down, one of the UK’s largest wineries. Chapel Down make very good sparkling and still wines, and they fulfil an important function: they are big enough to supply supermarkets and chains, but they produce quality wines that are well made and accessible. But they are also ambitious, and […] Read more
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“Je ne me retire pas de la vie politique” – 61111

LEGISLATIVES 2017 – Visiblement encore sonné par sa défaite sur le fil au premier tour, Jean-Luc Mélenchon a profité de son premier message public ce vendredi pour rassurer ses soutiens qui redoutaient qu’il ne jette l’éponge. “Je ne me retire pas de la vie politique, je ne pars pas en retraite, je ne suis pas […] Read more
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This Week In SF Food: Hazel Debuts On Mid-Market, Biig Opening Slowly In the TL, and More

Also Aperto is closing in Potrero, Atelier Crenn had a remodel, and Camino’s fast-casual spinoff The Kebabery has just opened in Oakland. [ more › ] Source link Read more
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Razzia in Berlin gegen Drogenhandel – mehrere Festnahmen – 61111

Drogenhandel im DarknetMehrere Festnahmen bei Großrazzia in Berlin Die Berliner Polizei hat drei Verdächtige festgenommen, die Drogen im Darknet verkauft haben sollen. Ihnen wird vorgeworfen, mit Betäubungsmittel im Wert von mehr als 2,3 Millionen Euro gehandelt zu haben. Freitag, 28.04.2017   20:33 Uhr Bei Durchsuchungen in Berlin haben Read more
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Japan condemns N.Korea missile launch – SBS

SBS Japan condemns N.Korea missile launchSBSJapan has slammed the latest ballistic missile launch by North Korea, saying it « cannot accept repeated provocation » by the hermit nation. Source: AAP. 29 Apr 2017 – 10:06 AM UPDATED 11 MINS AGO. Tweet …General election 2017: Theresa May makes joint statement with Read more
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Union bleibt oben dran, St. Pauli gewinnt weiter – 61111

Zweite LigaUnion bleibt oben dran, St. Pauli gewinnt weiter Der Aufstiegskampf spitzt sich zu: Union Berlin hat das Spitzentrio durch einen Erfolg gegen Sandhausen unter Druck gesetzt. Im Tabellenkeller gelang dem FC St. Pauli bereits der vierte Sieg in Serie. DPA Manuel Stiefler (l.) und Stephan Fürstner (r.) Freitag, 28.04.2017   20:34 Uhr Read more
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Frameline Breaks Out A Preview Of Its 2017 Festival Schedule

Armistead Maupin, Alan Cumming, and other big, gay bigwigs will be featured at Frameline41 in June. [ more › ] Source link Read more
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