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Sessions: Terror attacks show.

BALTIMORE, USA , United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions said yesterday that an attack on the New York City subway system showed in the “starkest terms” that the failure of the US immigration system is a national security issue.

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

Life's building blocks observed in spacelike environment.

College Park, Maryland Dec 13, 2017 Where do the molecules required for life originate? It may be that small organic molecules first appeared on Earth and were later combined into larger molecules, such as proteins and carbohydrates. But a second possibility is that they originated in space, possibly within our solar ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Recent NYC terror attacks show immigration is a security issue, Jeff Sessions says.

A botched suicide mission on the New York City subway system showed in the "starkest terms" that the failures of the U.S. immigration system are a national security issue, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday during a stop in Baltimore with the new Homeland Security chief. Speaking...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Poll shows that large majorities of Americans oppose plan to repeal net neutrality rules.

On the eve of a pivotal vote that would deregulate the broadband industry, a fresh survey from the University of Maryland shows that large majorities of Americans - including 3 out of 4 Republicans - oppose the government's plan to repeal its net neutrality rules for Internet providers. The results...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Johns Hopkins to stop buying stocks from coal producers.

BALTIMORE — Johns Hopkins University will stop buying stocks and bonds of companies that produce coal for electric power as a major part of their business.The university's board of trustees voted last week to divest the university...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Sessions: NYC Subway Attack Shows Immigration Failures In 'Starkest Terms'.

BALTIMORE — U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday that an attack on the New York City subway system showed in the “starkest terms” that the failures of the U.S. immigration system are a national security issue.Speaking at a news conference with the new chief of Homeland Security, Sessions said ...

- TPM News - US

Sessions Won't Say Who He Voted For In Alabama Special Election.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions would not say who he voted for in Tuesday's Alabama special election to fill the Senate seat he vacated to join President Donald Trump's administration.“I voted absentee, yes, and I value the sanctity of the ballot,” he told reporters at an event in Baltimore when asked about the ...

- TPM News - US

Las Vegas massacre victim from Maryland will be home for the holidays, mom says.

A bullet destroyed Tina Frost's right eye and forehead, leaving her in a coma for weeks.         

- USA TODAY - US

Baltimore-area restaurants open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

A number of Baltimore-area restaurants are rolling out holiday tablecloths for dinner on Christmas Eve, and some are serving meals on Christmas Day. Many require reservations. Bar Vasquez in Harbor East will serve a three-course Christmas Eve dinner from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The restaurant’s...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Researchers successfully demonstrate a quantum gate in silicon.

Milestone on the path to the quantum computer: Scientists of the University of Konstanz, Princeton University, and the University of Maryland have developed a stable quantum gate for two-quantum bit systems made of silicon. The quantum gate is able to perform all necessary basic operations of the quantum computer. The ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Sessions to detail efforts to combat notorious street gang.

BALTIMORE — U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the new chief of Homeland Security will use Baltimore as a backdrop to talk about efforts to combat a notorious gang with law enforcement and immigration actions.Sessions...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Baltimore-area home sales, prices climb in November

Baltimore-area home sales and prices continued to climb in November as the inventory of available homes sunk to a 10-year low. A total of 3,003 homes sold for a median prices of $254,000, up 5.8 percent from the same time last year and the highest November sales volume and median price in a decade,...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Baltimore hiring, buying initiative for local, minority-owned businesses exceeds three-year goal in first year

A local and minority-owned business hiring and buying initiative by some of Baltimore’s largest employers says it has exceeded its three-year goal for contract spending in its first year. Members of BLocal, made up of 25 businesses and nonprofits, spent $86.1 million on contracts, goods and services...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Domino Sugar is heading to space as part of interactive science project

Three pounds of Domino Sugar will head to space on Wednesday. The Baltimore refinery and a sister refinery, C&H Sugar in California, are each providing sugar for a cargo delivery flight to the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft, Domino Sugar announced Monday. No, the...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Under Armour names two new senior executives

Under Armour on Monday named two new senior executives. Kelley McCormick will take a newly created position, senior vice president of corporate communications, and Massimo Baratto will serve as vice president and managing director of European business for the Baltimore-based athletic apparel company....

- Baltimoresun.com - US

In advance of council discussion, residents question $43M assistance to Towson Row developers

Some Towson residents, alarmed by a Baltimore County proposal to give nearly $43 million to the developers of the Towson Row project, plan to press officials for answers at a Tuesday County Council meeting. Since learning about the incentive package last week, many residents have been connecting...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Compass Rose Theater moving, not without drama

Compass Rose Theater has had some unconventional homes. The Annapolis-based professional theater company started in an empty McDonald’s in Eastport in 2011. In the last four years, the theater housed itself on Spa Road in what used to be a rug cleaning building. On Sunday night, Compass Rose’s...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Governors, federal agencies are blocking nearly 1,300 social media accounts

Amanda Farber still doesn't know why Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan blocked her from his Facebook group. A resident of Bethesda and full-time parent and volunteer,…

- ABA Journal - US

Dems call for resignation of council chair over Moore ties

Democrats in Maryland say a newly elected county council chairman should resign over his close ties to Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. The Anne Arundel County Council elected Michael Peroutka … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Baby becomes regular presence with mom on Baltimore council

She's known as the 16th member of Baltimore's city council. The Baltimore Sun reports that Rae Sneed, the 1-year-old daughter of Councilwoman Shannon Sneed, is a regular presence at city … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Baltimore hiring initiative for local, minority-owned businesses exceeds three-year goal in first year

A local and minority-owned business hiring initiative by some of Baltimore’s largest employers says it has exceeded its three-year goal for contract spending in its first year. Members of BLocal, made up of 25 businesses and nonprofits, spent $86.1 million on contracts, goods and services with...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

This Plane Could Start a Nuclear War With North Korea, Russia, China or Anyone

Sebastien Roblin Security, Asia The E-6 might not look like much but... Two Navy Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadrons currently operate the E-6: VQ-3 Ironmen' and VQ-4 Shadows,' both under the Navy Strategic Communications Wing 1. These have their home at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma, but also routinely forward deploy ...

- The National Interest - US

Deck the halls: Baltimore restaurants and bars with standout holiday decor

Baltimore restaurants and bars are decking the halls for the holidays. Here's a look at some of the local spots where customers can enjoy eats and drinks surrounded by holiday lights, tinsel and garlands.

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Kagat ng lamok, puwede bang maging sanhi ng pagkahawa ng HIV?

Ang pagpapasa ng dugo ay isa sa mga sanhi para mahawa ng nakamamatay na Human Immunodeficiency Virus o HIV. Pero posible bang maging "host" o makapagdala ng kontaminadong dugo ang lamok at maipasa nito ang virus sa taong kinagat nito? Alamin ang sagot sa programang "Pinoy MD."

- GMA News - PH

BLocal reports first year results that exceed three-year goal

A local and minority-owned business hiring initiative by some of Baltimore’s largest employers says it has exceeded its three-year goal for contract spending in its first year. Members of BLocal, made up of 25 businesses and nonprofits, spent $86.1 million on contracts, goods and services with...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Pioneering journalist Simeon Booker dies at 99

Journalist Simeon Booker, who covered the civil rights movement for Ebony and Jet magazines and was the first full-time black reporter at The Washington Post, died Sunday in Maryland. He was 99. His wife, Carol Booker, said he was recently hospitalized with pneumonia. Through his articles, people across the country were ...

- The Week - US

Pioneering Black Journalist Simeon Booker Dies at 99

Simeon Booker, a trail-blazing journalist and the first full-time African-American reporter at The Washington Post, has died at the age of 99. Booker died Sunday in Solomons, Maryland, according to a Post obituary, citing his wife Carol. Booker served for decades as the Washington bureau chief for the African-American ...

- Voice of America - US

Pioneering black journalist Simeon Booker dies at age 99

WASHINGTON — Simeon Booker, a trail-blazing African-American journalist and the first full-time black reporter at The Washington Post, died Sunday at the age of 99.Booker died at an assisted-living community in Solomons, Maryland,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Maryland Man Drives 1,300 Miles to Return Dog to Its Owner

One Maryland man literally went the extra mile to return a lost dog to his owner more than 1,000 miles away.

- Breitbart - US

Ridge expects to leave Texas medical center before Christmas

A spokesman says former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge expects to leave a Texas medical facility in time to be home in Maryland for Christmas.

- FOX News - US

Santas , Tchaikovsky, Fantasia, Luke Skywalker and more of the week’s best events in the Baltimore area

‘Home for the Holidays’ Sure, there’s the tap-dancing Santa Clauses, and that alone should be enough enticement to check out the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s annual holiday celebration. But there’s also the BSO, guided by the Hollywood Bowl’s Thomas Wilkins and with help from soprano Alison ...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Redevelopment of Broadway Public Market moves forward with community meeting next week

Baltimore Public Markets Corp. has brought on consultants tied to two of the city's most popular new food markets to help redevelop the Broadway Public Market in Fells Point. Development Solutions, whose principal was involved in the Mount Vernon Marketplace, and PI.KL, the designer of Remington's...

- Economic Policy Institute - US

Greater Baltimore Committee selects new chairman

Paul A. Tiburzi grew up in Baltimore's Highlandtown, the son of a city police sergeant and a seamstress. From that blue-collar beginning, Tiburzi became a leading lawyer for one of the nation's most powerful law firms. And on Friday, the DLA Piper attorney was elected chairman of the city's leading...

- Economic Policy Institute - US

2 off-duty officers killed in highway crash

An FBI agent and a state fire marshal were killed Friday while standing on the shoulder of a highway at the scene of a traffic crash, Maryland State Police said. … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

2 off-duty officers killed in interstate crash in Maryland

As FBI Supervisory Special Agent Carlos Wolff and Deputy Chief State Fire Marshal Sander Cohen stood on the shoulder of I-270, a car swerved and struck both men.         

- USA TODAY - US

Snowstorm blankets Deep South before heading northeast

A major winter storm brought snow to Southern states from Texas to North Carolina Friday, with accumulation as much as seven inches in Texas and six inches in parts of Mississippi and Georgia. The unusual snowfall led to widespread closures of schools, government offices, and roads, as well as power outages and delayed ...

- The Week - US

Democratic senators delay K.T. McFarland ambassador nomination

Democratic Sens. Ben Cardin of Maryland and Cory Booker of New Jersey on Friday placed a hold on K.T. McFarland's nomination to become U.S. ambassador to Singapore, urging congressional leaders to re-examine her knowledge and involvement' in contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian officials.In a letter addressed to ...

- POLITICO - US

Shake Shack opening at the Mall in Columbia

Shake Shack is bringing its burgers, custard and crinkle-cut fries to a new a location at the Mall in Columbia. The fast-casual burger joint is opening at 11 a.m. Dec. 20 at 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway. It will be the fourth Shake Shack in Maryland. The first 100 people in line on its opening...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Suburban school system to again allow Baltimore field trips

- Education Week - US

A Maryland paper mill burns a polluting sludge called black liquor. The state calls it green energy.

The paper mill hulks over a bend in the Potomac River Valley, a castle of pale blue metal between steep green slopes. Clouds of steam billow from its towers. The Luke Mill, the largest employer in this tiny town, has powered the economy in this corner of Appalachia for generations, producing paper...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Redevelopment of Broadway Public Market moves forward with community meeting next week

Baltimore Public Markets Corp. has brought on consultants tied to two of the city’s most popular new food markets to help redevelop the Broadway Public Market in Fells Point. Development Solutions, whose principal was involved in the Mount Vernon Marketplace, and PI.KL, the designer of Remington’s...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Greater Baltimore Committee selects new chairman

Paul A. Tiburzi grew up in Baltimore’s Highlandtown, the son of a city police sergeant and a seamstress. From that blue-collar beginning, Tiburzi became a leading lawyer for one of the nation’s most powerful law firms. And on Friday, the DLA Piper attorney was elected chairman of the city’s leading...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

U.S. health care spending growth slowed last year

U.S. spending on health care increased 4.3 percent last year to $3.3 trillion, or $10,348 per person, according to an annual report released last week by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The rate of spending slowed compared to the previous two years, the Baltimore-based agency reported....

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Maryland man faces jail time for harassing texts to officer who pulled him over

A Maryland man sent more than a dozen vulgar and insulting text messages to a police officer who pulled him over for an illegal right…

- TheBlaze.com - US

Justices to Hear Second Partisan Gerrymandering Case

The Supreme Court, which heard arguments in October on Wisconsin’s voting maps, agreed to consider a similar challenge from Maryland.

- New York Times - US

U.S. top court takes up Republican challenge to Maryland electoral district

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday added a second case to its docket on a contentious issue that could have major consequences for American elections, agreeing to decide whether Democratic lawmakers in Maryland unlawfully drew a congressional district in a way that would prevent a Republican candidate from ...

- Reuters - US

Former equal employment officer tasked with nondiscrimination policy 'protected' Richard Spencer in Charlottesville

An in-depth investigation reveals that two co-owners of a Maryland tech company , one white, one Indian Sikh , may have deep ties to Richard Spencer due to a shared hatred of Muslims. As Splinter News reports, Greg Conte described himself as a “fascist” on a podcast he hosted...

- The Raw Story - US

Army-Navy 2017: Black Knights hoping to forge a winning streak

The 118th Army-Navy Game kicks off at 3 p.m. Saturday afternoon at Lincoln Financial Field. The 2016 edition of the storied rivalry resulted in a 21-17 Army victory in Baltimore that ended a 14-game losing streak to its fierce rival.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Media fight Kushners for names of partners in Md. buildings

NEW YORK — News outlets including The Associated Press filed a motion in federal court Friday arguing that a document containing the names of investors in some Kushner Cos. apartment buildings in Maryland should be unsealed and...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Supreme Court will review case alleging partisan gerrymanding from Maryland

The Supreme Court announced Friday it will add a second case this term to determine whether partisan gerrymandering is unconstitutional, accepting a challenge from Maryland Republicans who say the state's dominant Democrats drew a congressional district that violated their rights. The court already...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

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