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Original from NJ.com   North Bergen BOE election results show we must continue fight The results of the recent North Bergen School Board Election inspire the continued effort to unseat the Nicholas Sacco archaic political organization according to Larry Wainstein, leader of the anti-Sacco North Bergen Forces.  In a prepared …

Congress has put forward a proposed budget to fund the remainder of 2017, and despite the wishes of President Donald Trump, science does not seem to be on the chopping block. President Trump had suggested draconian cuts to several science agency budgets for fiscal year 2018, including the Environmental Protection …

Article seen on Live Science The federal government is currently being funded by a continuing resolution that expires on April 28, 2017 – which also happens to be the 99th day of Donald Trump’s presidency. If Congress fails to approve a new spending deal before then, Trump’s 100th day as …

Original article from Reuters   China warned on Friday that the situation with North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs is at a “critical point” and said dialogue and negotiations are the only “practical” way to end tensions. Speaking at the United Nations before a Security Council meeting …

Original Article from Huffington Post In his first 100 days in office, President Donald Trump and his team have spent a lot of time trying to convince Americans that they’re hard at work improving the lives of women. Just this week, White House advisor Ivanka Trump told a crowd in Germany …

Original article from Washington Post   A German crowd booed Ivanka Trump on Tuesday after she called her father a “tremendous champion of supporting families.” Trump was taking her first crack at diplomacy abroad in her new role as assistant to the president, vowing at a women’s economic conference in …

Original article from The Atlantic  They marched for science, and at first, they did so quietly. On Saturday, as thousands of people started streaming eastward from the Washington Monument, in a river of ponchos and umbrellas, the usual raucous chants that accompany such protests were rarely heard and even more …

Original article from CBS news. North Korea has detained a U.S. citizen, officials said Sunday, bringing the number of Americans being held there to three. Tony Kim, who also goes by his Korean name Kim Sang-duk, was detained on Saturday, according to Park Chan-mo, the chancellor of the Pyongyang University …

PARIS — A deadly shootout on Paris’s best-known boulevard darkened the final day of campaigning Friday in France’s pivotal presidential election, as President Trump predicted that the attack would help shape the outcome of voting Sunday. Trump did not elaborate on how the latest apparent Islamist-linked violence could sway the …

Barack Obama will make the first public appearance of his post-presidency on Monday when he speaks at an event in his hometown of Chicago, his office said Friday. It ends a three-month period of relative silence since Obama left office on Jan. 20, much of which he has spent on …