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August 22, 2018 11:21 AM California used loopholes to keep thousands on food stamps from having to work

Despite 10-year-low unemployment, California took advantage of loopholes in federal regulation to keep more than 800,000 federal welfare recipients from having to work. This conclusion is based on the response of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to an application to waive SNAP's work requirements for 55 of California's 58 counties, issued to the state 90

August 21, 2018 7:10 AM Mark Milligan 'joyful and happy' after Hibernian move

Graham Arnold could tell over the phone just how much Mark Milligan will be revitalised by his shift to Scotland. And the new Socceroos coach is optimistic it will breathe new life into his international career, too. Veteran utility Milligan will finally realise a lifelong dream after signing with Scottish Premiership outfit Hibernian. The 33-year-old 85

August 20, 2018 12:47 PM Russia: West is obstructing aid to Syria, return of refugees

MOSCOW – Russia lashed out at Western countries on Monday, accusing them of blocking U.N. aid for Syria's reconstruction and trying to prevent the return of refugees. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said after talks with his Lebanese counterpart, Gibran Bassil, that the U.S. refusal to provide assistance for rebuilding Syria after more than seven years 70

August 17, 2018 10:44 PM VA Initiative to Support Private Caregivers Falls Short, Report Finds

The critical review comes amid increased funding—and plans for expansion WASHINGTON—A multimillion-dollar Department of Veterans Affairs initiative to help people who care for disabled veterans suffers from poor support for the ailing, delays in funding for caregivers, and other problems, according to the department’s internal watchdog. The VA’s family 89

August 11, 2018 8:52 PM Tom Herman denies role in Zach Smith reporting

Texas football coach Tom Herman has denied a report that he was involved in publicizing alleged abuse by Zach Smith that led to the then-Ohio State assistant coach's firing. A report published on Facebook on Saturday said Herman tipped college football reporter Brett McMurphy to look into Smith's relationship with his ex-wife Courtney and multiple allegations 43

August 10, 2018 1:21 PM US Army eyes microwave cannon to take out drones

A 1st Security Forces Assistance Brigade (SFAB) Soldier uses a Drone Defender to capture and control a drone as its flying, Mar. 6, 2018. The Drone Defender uses an electromagnetic pulse to disable its target and has a range of 600 meters. (U.S. Army photo by Mr. Brent Thacker) The U.S. Army wants an airborne microwave cannon that can take down drones 197

August 8, 2018 3:05 PM Russia chides Canada over row with Saudi Arabia

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia voiced support for Saudi Arabia in its worsening row with Canada on Wednesday, telling Ottawa it was unacceptable to lecture the kingdom on human rights. Saudi Arabia froze new trade and investment with Canada and expelled the Canadian ambassador this week in a retaliatory move after Canada publicly called for the release of arrested 42

August 5, 2018 11:41 AM Trump declares California wildfires as 'major emergency', orders federal funding for recovery: White House

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has declared a “major disaster” in California and ordered federal funding to be made available to help recovery efforts in areas affected by wildfires, the White House said in a statement on Sunday. The White House said Trump had “ordered Federal assistance to supplement State, tribal, and local recovery efforts 49

August 1, 2018 6:13 PM EU to support Spain, Morocco on migration, but funds limited

MADRID (Reuters) - The European Commission is willing to increase funding to Spain and Morocco to help manage a rise in migration across the western Mediterranean, though the budget is limited, its President Jean-Claude Juncker said. During his two months in office, Spain’s Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has intervened in Europe’s immigration 65

July 27, 2018 6:47 PM Homeless man applying for McDonald's job lands position with cop's help

A police officer in Florida helped a homeless man get a job at McDonald's. (Courtesy of Tallahassee Police Department) A homeless man in Florida who was trying to get a job has been hired by McDonald’s thanks to the help of a local police officer. Officer Carlson of the Tallahassee Police Department went viral earlier this week after he was spotted outside 135