• NYC schools to open Thursday with free lunch for all
NYC schools to open Thursday with free lunch for all

By offering free lunch to all students, NY joins other major cities including Boston, Chicago, Detroit and Dallas, according to Liz Accles, the executive director of Community Food Advocates , which had organized a campaign in support of the policy.

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  • Davis accuses European Commission of pressuring UK
Davis accuses European Commission of pressuring UK

Mr Farage suggested that Mr Selmayr was trying to interfere in the forthcoming Parliamentary vote, adding: "He is directly appealing to the Tory rebels and the Labour Party and doing his best to upset the Parliamentary process". "There are issues if you just walk away". Mr Barnier and his United Kingdom counterpart David Davis were openly at ...

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  • Cheniere Energy, Inc. (LNG) Shares Bought by Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc
Cheniere Energy, Inc. (LNG) Shares Bought by Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc

Ray Dalio increased its stake in Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU) by 34.46% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ibis Capital Partners Llp sold 26,219 shares as the company's stock rose 3.16% with the market. The Tieton Capital Management Llc holds 170,004 shares with $4.45M value, down from 268,974 last quarter. (NYSEMKT:LNG). Amp ...

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  • Canada, The United States and Mexico to keep the cap — NAFTA
Canada, The United States and Mexico to keep the cap — NAFTA

The second round of the North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiations concluded Tuesday without indication of any major progress. In the build-up to the second round, President Donald Trump, who demanded the renegotiation, renewed his attacks on NAFTA, blaming the deal for U.S.

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  • Aung San Suu Kyi breaks silence on Myanmar violence
Aung San Suu Kyi breaks silence on Myanmar violence

The Muslim Rohingya are seen as illegal immigrants in mainly Buddhist Myanmar and have suffered decades of persecution, according to rights groups. Myanmar's government must grant the Rohingya "either nationality or at least, for now, a legal status that will alow them to have a normal life including freedom of movement, access to labor ma...

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  • JJ Watt's Hurricane Harvey fundraising efforts surpass $26 million
JJ Watt's Hurricane Harvey fundraising efforts surpass $26 million

The nearby city of Beaumont had lost its drinking water system Sunday. Speaking from the city's George R. Brown Convention Center, which once housed 10,000 flood refugees, he said there were "significantly less than 2,000" people staying there now.

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  • Marijuana in Spain: From the Place of the Facts | Canna Law Blog ™
Marijuana in Spain: From the Place of the Facts | Canna Law Blog ™

Consequently, each region can establish its own policies and regulations, and take its own measures, with respect to marijuana. Catalonia, where I am, has actually become the center of Spain for cannabis. The prosecution's response was that the concept was not illegal, in principle, so the group embarked on a farming experiment, which was broadcast...

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  • Putin and Moon condemn North Korea over missile test
Putin and Moon condemn North Korea over missile test

It was the latest in a series of escalating retaliatory measures between the former Cold War foes. His plea came after North Korea carried out its largest nuclear test to date on Sunday, and amid fears the rogue state is planning a long-range missile launch ahead of a key anniversary this weekend.

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  • Jose and Katia become hurricanes
Jose and Katia become hurricanes

However, Jose is coming behind Hurricane Irma , a risky Category 5 hurricane that the National Hurricane Center is calling "potentially catastrophic". Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours and Jose could become a hurricane by Thursday. A hurricane warning remains in effect for the BVI.

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  • McConnell praises Trump for ending DACA
McConnell praises Trump for ending DACA

One can look back at when Republicans fail repeatedly with their attempts at health care reform to find when they finally admitted that they would have to work with Democrats . "I'm willing to do a number of things that a typical conservative would not support because I see the devastation that's there, but yet at the same time tying a debt ...

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  • FEMA provides 17500 hotel rooms for Harvey victims
FEMA provides 17500 hotel rooms for Harvey victims

Shape of things to come? "FEMA-complaint-file-stamped.pdf" target="_blank">complaint filed Monday by Rockport First Assembly of God, Harvest Family Church in Cypress, and Hi-Way Tabernacle in Cleveland, the houses of worship said applying for FEMA aid would be "futile" because religious institutions are "categorically excluded" from the agency's pu...

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  • City Council to debate ordinance to immediately remove Confederate statues
City Council to debate ordinance to immediately remove Confederate statues

After a almost unanimous vote by the Dallas City Council, a large statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee is being immediately removed from Lee Park in the Turtle Creek neighborhood of Texas' third-largest city. "So this argument that we have to keep it to preserve history, to me, is irrelevant". White nationalists, neo-Nazis and members of...

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  • Blue Whale challenge: 2 teenagers try to kill themselves
Blue Whale challenge: 2 teenagers try to kill themselves

Owner of the hospital, Dr K R Daukiya said she was out of danger but has been kept in ICU for examination of her vital organs. "When the girl was brought here last morning, she was quite stressed". The maximum number of suicide cases have been reported from Russian Federation, and in India a couple of cases have been suspected. The Blue Whale C...

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  • Benefits and Information of lemon balm / Melissa (Melissa officinalis)
Benefits and Information of lemon balm / Melissa (Melissa officinalis)

It was said to avoid baldness. As a medicinal plant, lemon balm has traditionally been used against bronchial inflammation, ear pain, fever, flatulence, headaches, high blood pressure, flu, mood disorders, palpitations, toothache and vomiting.

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  • PAZ LEVINSON | The craft of the sommelier - wines, stories, travel, photos -
PAZ LEVINSON | The craft of the sommelier - wines, stories, travel, photos -

It happened that even if I did not know him, in a sense, I already knew him. The personal encounter could be at any time in the future and that was fine, there was no hurry at all. It happened that while I did not know him personally, in a sense, I already knew him. The personal meeting could be any time in the future and that was fine, there was n...

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  • Korea close to long-range missile capability
Korea close to long-range missile capability

China, North Korea's only major ally, has been calling for a "dual suspension" in which the North stops its nuclear and missile tests and Washington and Seoul halt their military exercises to lower tensions and lead to talks. Trump is meeting with his national security team Sunday afternoon to discuss North Korea . He said: "We'll see". They ...

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  • Brazil's former presidents Lula and Rousseff charged with corruption
Brazil's former presidents Lula and Rousseff charged with corruption

Brazil's Prosecutor General Rodrigo Zhano has filed a request with the Federal Supreme Court for charges against former presidents of the country, Luis Inasi Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff , for the creation of a criminal organization. Mr Janot said the group used their control of the presidency to mount a bribery scheme centred on state bodies...

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  • Timelapse shows Columbia Gorge wildfire burning explosively
Timelapse shows Columbia Gorge wildfire burning explosively

Many people in OR and Washington are posting to a hashtag ( #EagleCreekFire ) to update people about what is taking place in the #Columbia River Gorge . The fire is burning east of Portland, at the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. A fire official told reporters Tuesday that no homes have been lost so far, but crews were still asses...

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  • DACA: Donald Trump's spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders calls him 'President Obama'
DACA: Donald Trump's spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders calls him 'President Obama'

Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Appearing alongside her dad, former Arkansas governor and GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee (he has a new show called "Huckabee" to promote), in the duo's first joint interview, Sanders didn't need a wingman.

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  • Michelle Obama And Others Get In Formation For Beyonce
Michelle Obama And Others Get In Formation For Beyonce

According to United States reports , the rapper said: "Beautiful Bey is in the house tonight". The image was part of a photo collage on the singer's website which served as a happy birthday message from family and friends. The photos are accompanied by a link to Beyoncé's fundraiser for the Hurricane Harvey-affected Houston, where Bey grew...

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