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North Korea carries out new ballistic missile test

Japan’s defence minister says it reached an altitude of 2,000km but this has not yet been confirmed.

You’re how old?

In our series of letters from African journalists, veteran Ghanaian journalist Elizabeth Ohene reflects on why in Ghana a person’s age is not etched in stone.

Top Obama Aide Endorses Tom Perriello In Virginia Governor’s Race

Valerie Jarrett, who served as a senior adviser to former President Barack Obama for the duration of his presidency, endorsed former Rep. Tom Perriello in Virginia?s hotly contested Democratic gubernatorial primary race.

Jarrett made the announcement on Twitter on Saturday, praising Perriello?s vote for the Affordable Care Act as a freshman congressman from a conservative district in central Virginia. Perriello went on to lose his reelection bid amid a backlash to the law that fueled a Republican takeover of the House of Representatives.

The Perriello campaign confirmed that the tweet represented an official endorsement of his candidacy.

Jarrett was a close confidante of Obama?s from Chicago long before he became president. She joined Obama in lobbying Democratic National Committee members to elect former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as chairman in his close, but successful race against Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison in February.

The endorsement is a significant pickup for Perriello, who has cast himself as the progressive favorite in his battle for the nomination against sitting Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam. Northam has the support of virtually the entire Democratic establishment in Virginia and was viewed as a shoo-in until Perriello jumped into the race in January.

This story is developing. Check back for updates.

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‘Fat’ Rob Kelley expected to remain lead RB for Washington Redskins

He literally ran with the Washington Redskins’ running back job last season as a rookie. Now Rob Kelley enters his 2017 campaign with the leading role.

Tennessee Titans cautious with top pick Corey Davis at rookie camp

The Tennessee Titans got a look at their 2017 draft class, and not surprisingly, much of the attention was focused on the wide receiver position.


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Venezuela protests: Elderly clash with police in opposition march

Pepper spray is used against a “Grandparents March” in Caracas during anti-Maduro protests.


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It Isn’t Easy Being A ‘Humane’ Slaughterhouse

Although humane slaughter might sound like an oxymoron ? like, say, ?clean coal? ? it?s a goal that some members of the meat industry take seriously. 

Arion Thiboumery of the Vermont Packinghouse in North Springfield, Vermont, is one of them. The plant opened its doors three years ago and has been celebrated for its transparency ? Thiboumery regularly welcomes tours of the operation ? and its central mission to slaughter animals with ?respect and dignity.?

?We feel like we?re proud of what we do here and we want everything to be above board,? he told HuffPost last summer. ?We?ll tell you about how the animal was raised and we?ll talk about how it died. We?re not embarrassed about it.?

But Vermont Packinghouse started having some trouble a few weeks after that interview.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture?s Food Safety and Inspection Service issued a suspension to the facility on Oct. 12, 2016, after an inspector observed the plant supervisor attempting to stun a pig in a way that violated federal humane slaughter law. Facilities like Thiboumery?s must kill livestock with ?a single blow or gunshot or an electrical, chemical or other means that is rapid and effective,? according to the law.

According to USDA documents, the pig escaped from its cattle stun box after the supervisor shot its cheek with a .410 shotgun, breaking the animal?s cheek bones into fragments but not rendering it immediately unconscious. That same day, another pig was ineffectively stunned inside the same cattle stun box, although that animal was unconscious following a second attempt.

The USDA inspector deemed these actions to be egregious violations of the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act, which was signed into law in 1958 to prevent both the needless suffering of animals and to improve working conditions for slaughterhouse workers.

The Vermont Packinghouse was up and running again the next day, but three more suspensions followed as inspectors observed similarly notable violations of humane slaughter in January, March and April of this year.

This caught the eye of the Animal Welfare Institute. The advocacy group issued a letter last month to the USDA urging the agency to withdraw the Vermont Packinghouse?s grant of inspection, which is required for the plant to remain in operation.

?It?s very distressing to us to read about these incidents,? Dena Jones, AWI farm animal program director, told HuffPost. ?In each case, the animal suffered.?

Jones suggested that the facility should have hired a humane slaughter consultant long before its later violations. It is very rare, she pointed out, for facilities of this size to receive so many violations in such a short time period.

?This sort of history suggests a management problem at the plant,? Jones said. ?And these suspensions probably represent just the tip of the iceberg.?

It?s not just animal welfare groups raising an eyebrow at the Vermont facility?s struggles, either.

Temple Grandin, the Colorado State University animal science professor and humane slaughter pioneer depicted in an award-winning HBO biopic, said she hasn?t visited the plant. But, she told HuffPost, the USDA violations indicate it has a lot of work to do.

?They were sloppy,? Grandin said. ?They need to get trained and do things right. This was a lack of knowledge, that?s what it was.?

For his part, Thiboumery is not taking the suspensions lightly. He described them as ?a disappointment both for me and my staff,? and said the facility is working to address its issues.

?We take this very seriously, and we are very committed to transparency,? he told HuffPost.

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Thiboumery said his plant purchased a large hydraulic restraint, which holds cattle steady and lessens the risk of stunning failures, for some $50,000 following the first suspension.

But because the equipment takes six months to build, he said, it wasn?t in place when the later suspensions occurred. (A spokeswoman for the Vermont Agriculture Department, the state regulatory body, confirmed that the new equipment has since been installed and is currently in use at the plant.)

The incidents have presented a significant financial burden for the small plant, including ?thousands of dollars of downtime.? But Thiboumery said he remains committed to his mission.

?Obviously, we are killing these animals, but we want every single one of them to have as good and graceful and swift a death as possible,? he said. ?We acknowledge that goal and think that?s the right goal to have. We?re going to continue to try to do everything we can to aim for perfection.? 

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Humane slaughter laws have been enforced more strictly in recent years. This is likely because an animal welfare group released a graphic undercover video in 2008 that showed cattle being mistreated at the Westland/Hallmark meat plant in Chino, California. Suspensions related to these laws surged from fewer than 30 in 2007 to more than 90 in 2008, according to an analysis by the AWI. Some 120 suspensions were logged last year. 

Although Jones of the AWI acknowledges that enforcement has improved, she said she believes it?s still lacking when it comes to plants with repeated suspensions.

?This plant has been given ample warning and opportunity to correct the deficiencies,? Jones added. ?Since they?ve not been able to do so, we believe in order to save animals from further suffering, they should lose the right to slaughter animals.?

The FSIS has no formal system ? say, a three-strikes law ? for increasingly severe penalties in the event of a meat plant?s repeated suspensions, but the agency can opt to permanently withdraw a facility?s grant of inspection. Such a decision, an FSIS spokeswoman said, would largely be based on the facility?s history of compliance.

Janet Riley, senior vice president at the North American Meat Institute, a trade group, said more rigid enforcement of the humane slaughter law would be unfair to meat plants. She said she believes the law already lays out unrealistic expectations of such facilities.

Stunning issues like what happened at the Vermont plant, Riley pointed out, are the cause of the vast majority of USDA humane slaughter suspensions and can be attributed to issues that are sometimes beyond operators? control. The temperament of the animals themselves, which can be affected by a range of factors including how accustomed the animals are to being around people and what the weather is like, can also play a role.

?The USDA has a requirement to stun every animal perfectly every time,? Riley said. ?It?s a wonderful goal, but experts will tell you that it?s probably not going to be achievable all the time.?

Riley added that the Vermont Packinghouse?s commitment to ethics and transparency sets a positive example for others in the industry.

?I can hardly think of another company that is allowing so many tour groups,? Riley said. ?I think what they?re doing is really admirable.? 

Whether the plant will be able to overcome its problems remains an open question. The facility will continue to be monitored for compliance with all relevant regulations, an FSIS spokeswoman said in a statement. 

Despite the difficulties his plant has had, Thiboumery appears to be largely undeterred ? and his doors remain open for visitors.

?The people who?ve been here know what really goes on here,? he said. ?If anybody has some questions, we?ve always been an open facility.?

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Adam Lind’s pinch-hit homer lifts Washington Nationals past Miami Marlins on Opening Day

WASHINGTON — Adam Lind hit a pinch-hit, two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the seventh as the Washington Nationals came back to beat the Miami Marlins 4-2 on Opening Day on Monday at Nationals Park before a sellout crowd of 42,744.

Trump Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch faces Senate showdown

Democrats will try to block Neil Gorsuch, leaving Republicans with a “nuclear option” to win through.

Johanna Konta: Injured and ill British number one to miss Charleston tournament

Johanna Konta will miss this week’s clay-court season opener in Charleston because of a shoulder injury and illness.

ISIS Says Russia Bombing ‘a Metro to Hell for the Worshipers of the Cross’

A deadly subway blast is under investigation as a likely act of terrorism in Russia.

Trump Budget Leaves New York-Area Transit Projects Up in the Air

A Second Avenue subway extension and a new train tunnel under the Hudson are counting on federal funding that the president is proposing to slash.

Confirmation Watch: What to Watch: Senate Judiciary Committee Votes on Neil Gorsuch

Judge Neil M. Gorsuch?s Supreme Court confirmation process begins this week, and things could get bumpy on Capitol Hill. Here?s what to expect.

Gun-free law

Officers shun guns in an attempt to secure the trust of communities.


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Washington Wizards PG John Wall fined $15,000 for criticizing NBA officials

Washington Wizards star guard John Wall was fined $15,000 by the NBA for his public criticism of officiating.

At Least 9 Civilians Killed as Coalition Strikes Taliban Arsenal, Officials Say

Afghan officials said they were investigating claims that at least nine civilians, including six children, were killed when coalition forces blew up a Taliban weapons depot in Helmand Province.

Hundreds Of Angry Protesters Slam Devin Nunes In California

Some 300 hooting, jeering protesters hit the streets Friday to angrily confront House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) as he visited his district in California?s Central Valley.

?Get out of bed with Trump? and ?We need a guard dog, not a lap dog? were among the signs seen and chants heard. Some protesters played the Russian national anthem.

It was Nunes? first trip to his district since his committee?s investigation into Russian interference into the presidential election ? and any links to President Donald Trump?s aides ? stalled amid acrimony over Nunes? handling of the probe and his secretive moves to protect the president.

Nunes spoke on water policy Friday in Fresno at an annual meeting of agricultural lenders. He was quickly ushered in and out of the building through a rear entryway, successfully dodging most of the protesters, according to The Fresno Bee. ?Come out and play, Nunes, you coward,? shouted one man with a megaphone, according to The Associated Press. 

Rarely has the seven-term congressman met with such opposition until this year.

Nunes, who served on Trump?s transition team, is ?not working for the people. He?s working for the president and that?s not his job,? one protester told KFSN-TV. He?s supposed to be ?here for us. I feel his complicity in what?s going down.? Others in the crowd called for an independent investigation into the Russia issue.

Demonstrators also called out Nunes for his work attempting to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, for the Trump administration?s moves to slash the Environmental Protection Agency, and for Nunes? refusal to hold town hall meetings in his district.

But the current hot-button topic was Nunes? investigation of the Russian issue, and several signs demanded that Nunes recuse himself from the probe or resign.

In an odd, midnight trip earlier this month to the White House grounds, Nunes reportedly viewed some secret intelligence that he then presented to the White House, which is part of his committee?s investigation. The New York Times reports that Nunes was given access to the intelligence ? the details of which haven?t been revealed ? by White House staffers.

Nunes insisted the information, which he didn?t share with his own committee, may have revealed that some incidental surveillance of Trump occurred during the presidential campaign while federal intelligence agencies were investigating other parties. Nunes brought this up in apparent support of Trump?s unsubstantiated claim that he was wiretapped during his campaign on President Barack Obama?s orders. In reality, there is no indication from Nunes? information that Trump was a target or that his calls were wiretapped. FBI Director James Comey has testified that no such wiretapping occurred.

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), the ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee, says he has seen the same information that Nunes viewed, and has called for it to be shared with both the House and Senate intelligence committees. ?The White House has yet to explain why senior White House staff apparently shared these materials with but one member of either committee ? only for their contents to be briefed back to the White House,? Schiff said in a statement.

There is currently no investigation by Nunes? committee into Russian interference in the election. The baton has been taken up instead by the Senate Intelligence Committee, which began holding hearings on Thursday.

Nunes insisted in Fresno that his committee?s investigation isn?t dead yet. ?We haven?t stopped, that?s what I?m saying,? Nunes told KFSN. ?We have had investigators working every single day on this issue.?

He told the local CBS station that ?there?s nobody better than me right now? to be heading an investigation into the Russia issue.

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Untouchable heir

The heir of the energy drink empire who struck and killed a police officer has yet to face charges.

Barbershop: ‘Bathroom Bill,’ VP Pence’s Marriage Beliefs

Political commentator Gayle Trotter, columnist Steven Petrow and film producer Tammy Garnes take on the controversial repeal of North Carolina’s bill, the criticism behind Pence’s marriage and more.

Mississippi State Pulls Off Ridiculous Win Against UConn, Ends 111-Game Winning Streak

They started as underdogs, but proved they?re truly Bulldogs. 

A 111-game winning streak was finally dismantled Saturday night when Mississippi State?s women?s Bulldogs beat the University of Connecticut Huskies on an epic buzzer-beater. 

MSU won 66-64, knocking the Huskies out of the NCAA tournament as the Bulldogs advance to the women?s championship game.

With only seconds left in overtime, point guard Morgan Williams fired a shot into the basket right as the buzzer sounded. The 5-foot-5 inch point guard was immediately tackled by her teammates in a Bulldog dog pile. 

?I was in shock; I?m still in shock,? William said at a postgame news conference, according to The New York Times. ?I?m over here like, dang, I just won the game.? 

As an added bonus, here?s MSU?s Baseball team watching the last few seconds of the game. 

And here it is again, this time set to the ?Titanic? theme. Congratulations, Bulldogs. 

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Aisha Hinds to give episode-long speech as Harriet Tubman on ‘Underground’

Aisha Hinds will deliver a monumental, episode-long speech as historical figure Harriet Tubman on the April 12 episode of WGN America’s drama “Underground.”

Mississippi State 66, UConn 64 | Overtime: Connecticut’s 111-Game Winning Streak Ends With Loss to Mississippi State

A buzzer-beating jumper in overtime by Morgan William shocked the Huskies and sent the Bulldogs to the national championship game.

Review: A Mesmerizing ‘Hairy Ape’ Brings Existentialism to Park Avenue

In this visually ravishing production, Bobby Cannavale steps into a part that has been waiting for him for decades.

How do people in Brussels feel about Brexit?

We spoke to people in Brussels, a city at the heart of the European Union, about Brexit.

Latin America’s Accountability Revolution

People take part in a protest against corruption in Lima, Peru after a scandal involving bribes Brazil's Odebrecht distributed in Peru, February 16, 2017 (Guadalupe Pardo/Reuters).

A wave of corruption scandals has roiled Latin America in recent years, from Chile?s campaign finance affairs, through Mexico?s Casa…

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Puzzle in Poland: Who Bent the Trees?

A dirt road in Poland leads to a patch of pine trees with unusually crooked trunks. Why? It?s kind of a mystery. See for yourself in this 360° video, and consider some theories.

The joy and sadness of returning to Mosul

BBC Arabic’s Basheer Al Zaidi returns to his hometown of Mosul to find out how life has changed after the end of occupation by so-called Islamic State.

No African Citizens Could Attend A Summit On African Trade After Visas Denied

No delegates from Africa attended a summit on African trade after the visas of planned speakers and attendees were not issued ahead of the conference, VOA reported last week.

The organizer of the African Global Economic & Development Summit, an annual three-day conference held at the University of Southern California, told VOA that every person single person was denied entry to the U.S.

?Usually we get 40 percent that get rejected but the others come,? said Mary Flowers, the conference?s chair. ?This year it was 100 percent. Every delegation. And it was sad to see, because these people were so disheartened.?

The summit, held each year since 2013, aims to connect African businesses with U.S. investors. This year?s event focused on renewable energy, including wind and solar power projects. The conference went on last weekend as planned, but suffered from diminished attendance. Flowers told The Guardian that between 60 and 100 people from at least 12 countries were denied entry and could not attend the conference. 

A State Department official declined to discuss the particulars of the would-be conference attendees? cases. 

?We do not discuss the details of individual visa cases,? the official said in an email. ?Visa records are confidential under Section 222(f) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). Additional information on the visa process can be found at 

The visa denials comes as President Donald Trump?s administration attempts to crack down on travel from select majority-Muslim countries. Earlier this month, Trump signed an executive order blocking travel to the U.S. from six countries, including three in Africa: Libya, Somalia and Sudan. Flowers told the Guardian that no citizens from those countries sought visas for the event. 

A federal judge has blocked Trump?s order from going into effect. However, travelers from countries across the globe have faced immigration troubles and visa denials since Trump first issued a travel ban in January.

Earlier in March, several performers set to perform at SXSW were reportedly turned away at the border on their way to the festival in Austin, Texas. The same weekend, a group of musicians from Morocco canceled a performance at a New Orleans music festival after their visas were denied. Days earlier, a group of children from Ghana was denied visas to perform West African dancing and drumming in Charleston, South Carolina. In late February, several members of the Tibet women?s soccer team were denied visas to attend a tournament in Dallas. 

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Terrorist Stopped in the Act in Belgium, Carrying Out London-Style Strike

Belgian authorities have raised security in the port of Antwerp after a car with French license plates drove at high speed through a busy shopping street, forcing pedestrians to jump out of the way.

London Attack Update: One More Victim Dies, And Police Make More Arrests

The dead suspect, Khalid Masood, 52, was named Adrian Russell Ajao at birth, police say. Several of his victims remain in hospital.

‘Vegetable ivory’

A look at how the seed of a South American tree is increasingly being used as an alternative to ivory.

What Next tells us about shopkeepers’ woes

Next – like its rivals – is battling many problems – unlike them it has spelt them out in full.

Trump hits back at US media reports on Russia contacts

The US president accuses the intelligence community of leaks and interference in politics..
he US president accuses the intelligence community of leaks and interference in politics.

Tesco multi-buy offers widely out of date, BBC investigation finds

A BBC undercover reporter found shoppers being overcharged on out-of-date multi-buy offers around the country.


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May to ‘intensify’ UK-wide Brexit work

The prime minister tells the leaders of the devolved governments in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland that she will “intensify” work on their proposals for Brexit..
he prime minister tells the leaders of the devolved governments in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland that she will “intensify” work on their proposals for Brexit.

Is Rakhine State Home to a Growing Insurgency?


Rakhine State, where violence has been escalating for two months after Rohingya militants allegedly attacked a border guard post on…

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I combed and got rid of the lice but found no nits. Am I lice free?

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Lice have a strong will to live. Head lice are highly contagious and they are, in fact, passed by head-to-head contact. There is a slight, though unlikely chance that shared pillows, hairbrushes and hats can facilitate their transfer. But the human scalp is not simply where head lice prefer to live, it is required for survival. Human heads are a lifeline. The louse will hold on for dear life rather than give up a wellspring of food to go on some haphazard search for better eats.

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Are you Failing Anatomy and Physiology?

When a student enrolls in anatomy and physiology, they have high expectations of doing very well in this class. However, for many people, this is not the case. In fact, a majority of people will drop out of this class the first two weeks and then the rest will follow all the way up until the cut off time that a particular college allows. This is why an anatomy and physiology study guide is so important. Often, a teacher will not connect with every single student and every student will not learn the exact way that the teacher is teaching. Some students are visual, some are audio, in some or a combination of the two. In this class, because many class periods are one hour or less, students are just taking notes and having to review them later.

This results in a lot of self teaching that may or may not be beneficial to every student. Again, for those students who have acquired an anatomy and physiology study guide that can help them decipher some of this information, their grades will reflect this. The demand to get a high grade in this class is very important because some majors will require a student to pass this class with a letter grade of a C. or higher in order to enroll in anatomy and physiology II and subsequent classes beyond this.

The fact is, every anatomy instructor is different and every student will respond to their instructor in a different way. It has been known for many years that school only addresses one or two types of learning and for students that do not possess that type, they may be at a disadvantage unless they get an anatomy and physiology study guide that can help them wade through the information that is important which will in turn help them learn additional information that is supplementary to each concept.

The question is, where do students find a good study guide that can help them pass this class? To answer this question, has created a reference website that can help students find the help that they need when they are looking for a guide that can help them get a better grade in this class. More often than not, at least one to two hours per class period of studying is required in order to at least get a letter grade of a C.

But with the right guide, studying will be much easier and even fun for those who are currently struggling in this class.

Applying for No Essay Scholarships For Your College Education

If it seems like the cost of earning a college degree just keeps climbing higher and higher as each year passes, its not just your imagination. It really is. The cost, in fact, has increased by over 1,100 percent since 1978 according to a Bloomberg study, the year that records of college costs began. The cost of earning a college degree has increased much faster than other things such as general inflation, medical care, and even food. Today, aside from purchasing a home, earning a college degree is the single most expensive thing most people will spend money on in their lives.

Despite such depressing statistics, there are proven ways to lower the cost of higher education. Some people, for example, choose to go to a community college for the first two years of school and then transfer to earn their bachelors degree at another school. Still others make use of challenge exams in their degree plans such as CLEP, DSST, AP and others. Although these strategies can lower a persons total college bill substantially, it still leaves many thousands of dollars that have to be borrowed to graduate. Whats a person to do?

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Scholarships are money that is given out to college students by various companies and organizations for meeting certain criteria. This money does not have to be repaid. It is not a loan. Many scholarships do require applicants to write essays of some kind stating why they deserve to receive the scholarships. These essays can be tedious and time-consuming to write. Because of this, it is often difficult to apply to many scholarships that have an essay component; it simply takes too much time and effort to do so.

No essay scholarships, in comparison, are very easy to apply for. If you meet the criteria of the organization awarding the scholarship, you simply fill out and submit an application and wait to see if you are chosen.

There are so many organizations that award these scholarships that if you spend enough time searching, you are sure to find one or more you qualify for. Some are merit based and will want to confirm your GPA while you may qualify for others for a variety of other reasons such as having membership in a certain organization, possessing a certain skill, or even something you may never have even considered, like having red hair or being left-handed.

Higher education planning can certainly seem daunting with the constantly-increasing costs. Rest assured, though, that there are ways to lower the costs and no essay scholarships are one of the best ways to accomplish this.



Bent of Ruby on Rails

I think I want to start trying to code a little more soon. I have heard that there are many people that make a little more money when they know how to code with ruby.

I also was thinking the type of work goes into a webpage like this when you are building it. I am not sure, but I know I will find out one day.

Happy Days

Gosh I love this show!

Learning more the best way

listThere have been times when I have known that I should do things and there have been others times when I knew that I should be still and not do anything.

This may be one of those time, in fact, some of the things that I have learned have been that when I am trying to get no essay scholarships for school things may change (

There are other things that I really like to do as well, but I will have to save that for another post. I can guarantee, finals is not one of my fav times. lol