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House Democrats ask EPA chief for details on premium travel
House Democrats ask EPA chief for details on premium travelWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats on the House energy committee on Tuesday asked Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt to explain travel records that recently came to light, which showed he has taken frequent first-class flights at taxpayer ...read more
Source: Reuters
Published on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:00:00 GMT
3 Questions To Ask Regarding Market Volatility
3 Questions To Ask Regarding Market VolatilityFrom February 2016-January 2018, volatility in the stock market virtually dried up. Then, volatility came roaring back with a vengeance in February 2018, as investors aggressively sold stocks after an incredible run. In addition to making sure your assets ...read more
Source: Forbes
Published on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:15:00 GMT
Lawyers for 'Making a Murderer' subject ask Supreme Court to hear case
Lawyers for 'Making a Murderer' subject ask Supreme Court to hear caseThe legal team for Brendan Dassey filed a petition before the United States Supreme Court Tuesday to hear his case. Lawyers submitted a writ of certiorari, which asks the Supreme Court to review the lower court’s decision on the case. Dassey was ...read more
Source: ABC News
Published on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:07:00 GMT
Ask an indie rock veteran: Should I be forcing my kid to practice their instrument?
Ask an indie rock veteran: Should I be forcing my kid to practice their instrument?Hello there. My name is Paul Maroon, and I’m a professional musician who’s played in bands for the past 30 years, most recently in a group called The Walkmen. In that time, I’ve picked up a fair amount of information, some of which is actually pretty ...read more
Source: The A.V. Club
Published on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:14:00 GMT
Noemie Emery: Ask not for whom the dog whistle blows
Noemie Emery: Ask not for whom the dog whistle blowsby Noemie Emery | Feb 20, 2018, 12:01 AM Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email this article Share on LinkedIn Print this article The "heritage" of a nation is not the same thing as the ethnic group that composes it today. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) In the ...read more
Source: The Washington Examiner
Published on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:51:00 GMT
Ask a Climatologist: The connection between sea ice and global weather
Ask a Climatologist: The connection between sea ice and global weatherSea ice extent is near record low levels in the Arctic ocean and that has implications for weather patterns around the globe. Brian Brettschneider says that in the past climate models have struggled to connect ocean conditions with what happens in the ...read more
Source: Ktoo
Published on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:51:00 GMT
You Ask. We Take Action. Ford Engineers check and repair Vermont State Police cruisers
You Ask. We Take Action. Ford Engineers check and repair Vermont State Police cruisersCOLCHESTER, Vt. - You Ask, We Take Action. An update to a story about carbon monoxide in some Vermont State Police cruisers. Automaker Ford, which makes the Interceptor vehicles for law enforcement, sent engineers to Vermont last week, to personally check ...read more
Source: myChamplainValley
Published on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:28:00 GMT
Ask Brianna: Is 4-year college right for you?
Ask Brianna: Is 4-year college right for you?"Ask Brianna" is a column from NerdWallet for 20-somethings or anyone else starting out. I'm here to help you manage your money, find a job and pay off student loans — all the real-world stuff no one taught us how to do in college. Send your questions ...read more
Source: Danville Register & Bee
Published on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:25:00 GMT
Teacher: 'Don't ask me to take the life of another human being'
Teacher: 'Don't ask me to take the life of another human being'Don’t ask me to take the life of another human. Don’t I do enough as a teacher? I teach content, test-taking and life skills. I teach kids to be productive, responsible adults. I teach kids to care about themselves and others. I take broken kids and ...read more
Source: Orlando Sentinel
Published on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:58:00 GMT
Ask Pinkbike: Dirt Jumpers, Wheelies, and Extra-Soft Springs
Ask Pinkbike: Dirt Jumpers, Wheelies, and Extra-Soft SpringsHere at Pinkbike we get inundated with all kinds of questions, ranging from the basic "Can I have stickers" to more in-depth, soul-searching types of queries like if you should pop the question or what to name your first child. Ask Pinkbike is an ...read more
Source: Mountain bike
Published on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:08:00 GMT