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Arlington Heights Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 30, 2015, Arlington Heights, Illinois Big picture rest Home residents Bare All for Calendar Akron Ohio a the stars of a Charity Calendar Are in their 80s and 90s, but that did no to Stop the men and women from an assisted living facility in Ohio from showing a Little skin. Miss March who a 88, wears a Green top hat and not much else in the Calendar from pleasant Pointe assisted living and the Centrefolds Are two women in their 90s playing poker with strategically placed oversized cards. Administrator Teresa Morris told the Akron Beacon journal that the residents were clearly having fun the morning the photos were taken. Quot the residents were like 20-year-Olds a giggling and having the time of their lives a Morris said. Money from the $12 calendars goes toward a fund providing shoes for schoolchildren in the City of Barberton. Map for jul d pleasant vet j Quot a pleasant to n re apr Quot so fat cd 4 Quot a residents Wilma Purvis 94, to Pyle 90, and Sylvia Palcic 87, pose for the photo that appears on the cover of pleasant Pointe assisted living Charity governor defends new Law it s about empowering people n Pence says asset Laird pow Indianapolis a Indiana gov. Mike Pence defended the new state Law that s garnered widespread criticism Over concerns it could Foster discrimination against Gays and lesbians and said sunday it was it a mistake to have enacted it. Pence appeared on Abc s a a this week with George Stepha Nopoulos to discuss the measure he signed last week prohibiting state Laws that Quot substantially Burden a persons ability to follow his or her religious beliefs. The definition of Quot person includes religious institutions businesses and associations. Since the Republican governor signed the Bill into Law thursday Indiana has been widely criticized by businesses and organizations around the nation As Well As on social Media with the has tag Boycott Indiana. Already consumer review service Angies list has said it will suspend a planned expansion in Indianapolis because of the new Law. Pence did not answer directly when asked at least six times whether under the Law it would be Legal for a merchant to refuse to serve Gay customers. Quot this is not about discrimination this is about empowering people to confront government overreach a he said. Asked again he said Quot look the Issue Here is still is tolerance a two Wray Street or sexual orientation is not covered under Indiana a civil rights Law. Pence has said he Quot wont be pursuing the governor told the Indianapolis Star on saturday that he was in discussions with legislative leaders Over the weekend and expects a clarification Bill to be introduced Mike Pence in the coming week. He addressed that sunday saying Quot if the general Assembly. Sends me a Bill that adds a Section that reiterates and amplifies and clarifies what the Law really is and what it has been for the last 20 years then i m open to but Pence was Adamant that the measure slated to take effect in july will stick. Quot we re not going to change this Law a he said. Some National Gay rights groups say its a Way for lawmakers in Indiana and several other states where such Bills have been proposed this year to essentially Grant a state sanctioned waiver for discrimination As the nation s highest court prepares to mull the Gay marriage question. Supporters of the Law including Pence contend discrimination claims Are overblown and insist it will keep the government from compelling people to provide services they find objectionable on religious grounds. They also maintain courts Haven t allowed discrimination under similar Laws covering the Federal government and 19 other states. Arkansas is poised to follow in Indiana a footsteps with a final vote expected next week in the House on legislation that Republican gov. Asa Hutchinson has said hell sign. Josh Earnest president Barack Obama a spokesman appeared on Quot this week just after Pence and said the debate in t a political argument. Quot if you have to go Back two decades to try to justify what you re doing today it May raise questions a Earnest said referring to the 1993 Federal Law Pence brought up. He added that Pence a is in damage control Mode this morning and he a got some a harrowing Landing in Halifax plans for joint defense associated press Sharmel sheikh Egypt a a two Day Arab Summit ended sunday with a vow to defeat iranian backed shiite rebels in Yemen and the formal unveiling of plans to form a joint Arab intervention Force setting the stage for a potentially dangerous clash Between Arab states and Tehran Over influence in the Region. Arab leaders taking turns to address the gathering spoke repeatedly of the threat posed to the regions Arab identity by what they called moves by Quot foreign or Quot outside parties to Stoke sectarian ethnic or religious rivalries in Arab states a All thinly veiled references to Iran which has in recent years consolidated its hold in Iraq Syria Lebanon and now Yemen. The summits final communique made similarly vague references but the Arab league chief Nabil Elar Aby. Was unequivocal during a news conference later singling oui Iran for what he said was its intervention Quot in Many a Summit Resolution said the newly unveiled joint Arab defense Force would be deployed at the request of any Arab nation facing a National Security threat and that it w Ould also be used to combat terrorist groups. The agreement came As . And other Western diplomats were pushing to meet a tuesday deadline to reach a Deal with Iran that would restrict its nuclear program in Exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions. The saudis and their allies in the Gulf fear that a nuclear Deal Between Washington and Tehran will free Iran a hands to bolster its influence in places like Syria Lebanon Iraq and in sunni ruled Bahrain which has a shiite majority. They believe the air Campaign in Yemen and a joint Arab Force would empower them to stand up to what they see As Iran a bullying. The United states has sought to offer reassurances that a nuclear Deal does not mean that Washington will abandon them but they remain sceptical. The Louthis swept Down from their Northern strongholds last year and captured Yemen a capital Sanaa in september. Embattled yemeni president Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi fled the country last week As the rebels closed in. A saudi led coalition began bombing Yemen on thursday saying it was targeting the Louthis and their allies. Shot rated priss Halifax Nova Scotia a an air Canada plane made a hard Landing Short of the runway at the Halifax Airport during a Snow storm crashing into a Bank of antennas and shearing off its main Landing gear nose Cone and an engine As it skidded on its belly officials said. The airline said sunday that 25 people were taken to hospitals for observation and treatment of minor injuries. The airline said flight ac624, an Airbus 320 that left Toronto late saturday had 133 passengers and five Crew members. Air Canada said the aircraft landed in Stormy conditions at 12 43 . Sunday. Quot they touched Down 1,100 feet Short of the runway so id say they re pretty Lucky a Mike Cunningham a regional manager for Canadas transport safety Board said during a news conference. Cunningham said the plane hit an Antenna array shearing the main Landing gear off before sliding on its belly onto the runway for another 1,100 feet before coming to a Stop. Cunningham said there was significant damage to the plane and could not Rule out new York a emergency workers found two bodies sunday in the mass of rubble left behind when three apartment buildings collapsed during an apparent Gas explosion and fire in Manhattan s East Village police said. Officials investigating thursday s explosion in which 22 people were injured including four critically suspect someone May have improperly tapped a Gas line serving one of the buildings. Authorities had been looking for signs of two missing men both believed to have been inside a ground floor sushi restaurant at the time of the explosion 26-year-old Moises Lucon who worked at the restaurant and 23-year-old Nicholas Figueroa a Bowling Alley weather As a Factor. He also said he believes a Power line was severed which led to a loss of Power at the Airport. Air Canada chief operating officer Klaus Goersch said 25 people were taken to local hospitals and All but one of them were released. Quot All of us at air Canada Are greatly relieved that there have been no critical injuries As a result of this incident a he said. The transportation safety Board provided pictures that showed significant damage to worker who had been there on a Date. The names of the two dead were not immediately released. But a spokesman for the Figueroa family confirmed to reporters at the City medical examiner s office that Figueroa s body was pulled from the wreckage. Quot it s very hard. The family is distraught. They Are going Home now to prepare the funeral arrangements a Awilda Cordero told the daily news. Earlier sunday several members of Figueroa s family visited the blast site holding Flowers and crying. Figueroa s brother Neal leaned Over barricades and shouted pleas to emergency workers Quot he s a Strong Man i know he a in there Don t give up please find my the plane with the nose Tom off and an engine crumpled under a damaged Wing. Quot this was not a hard Landing. This was an actual crash Quot said Mike Magnus a 60-year-old businessman who was sitting in the first Row. Quot it was the closest in be Ever came to death. There is no doubt in my mind. Obviously that a some political Magnus added that the Snow covering the runway Likely extinguished any Sparks that might have caused the plane tothe world tsunami warning issued Sydney a a powerful earthquake rattled die South Pacific nation of Papua new Guinea on monday prompting officials to Issue a tsunami warning for vast swathes of the Pacific and As far North As Russia. The magnitude-7.7 earthquake shuck at a depth of 40 Miles about 30 Miles Southeast of the town of vote amid violence Abuja Nigeria Boko Haram fighters attacked poll stations in Northeast Nigeria and a governor demanded elections be cancelled in an Oil Rich Southern state sunday As the count started for a presidential election too close to Call. Voting continued in certain areas on sunday after technical glitches with new biometric card readers prevented some people from casting ballots on saturday. The High stakes contest to govern Africa s richest and most populous nation has come Down to a close race Between president Goodluck Jonathan a 57-year-old Christian from the South and former catch fire. Power went off at the Airport. Nova Scotia Power later Tweeter that Power had been restored. Cpl. Greg Church of the Royal Canadian mounted police said a Power line South of the runway was damaged. Halifax Stanfield International Airport spokesman Peter Spurway credited the Crew and passengers for evacuating the plane within a minute. Quot we just kicked the doors out and jumped onto the Wing and then ran because we just military dictator Muhammad Bihari 72, from the predominantly Muslim natio Fiorina goes after Clinton Washington a former technology executive Carly Fiorina says she is More than 90 percent Likely to seek the Republican presidential nomination. And she is questioning the Confidence people can have in Likely democratic contender Hillary Rodham Clinton. On Quot Fox news sunday Quot Fiorina challenged several Clinton comments including saying she used a personal email account for state department work because it would be easier to carry one device than two. Fiorina who has attacked Clinton before is former ceo of the Hewlett Packard co. She lost a 2010 California race for the . Senate. Wanted to get away from the air plane in Case of explosions or anything Quot said Dominic Stettler a father of three. Some passengers complained they were left standing on the Tarmac some in their stocking feet for up to 50 minutes As they were lashed by wind whipped Snow before buses arrived. Quot people were just Happy to be alive but after a while it got tiresome having to wait outside in the freezing cold. I Only had a Golf shirt on a Magnus said. Spurway said the Airport is reviewing its response. The Halifax Region was under a snowfall warning with an environment Canada Alert saying Quot visibility May be suddenly reduced at times in heavy Goersch air Canadas chief operating officer said the weather was appropriate for Landing. Quot it was Safe to Fly in this weather. The aircraft did Circle for a period of time but when the approach was initiated the weather was at the approach limits a Goersch said during a news conference. Quot the weather was appropriate for golfs with moguls Palm City Fla. President Barack Obama teed off in Florida with a Trio of Oil and private equity moguls. Obama was joined for his round of Golf sunday by Jim Crane a major democratic donor who also owns the Houston astros and is a player in the Texas Energy Industry. Also in Obama a foursome was Milton Carroll who is on the Board of directors of Halliburton. Private equity investor Glenn Hutchins rounded out the president s group. He s a partial owner of the Boston trove of civil War images a Houston housewife who has quietly collected rare civil War images for 50 years has sold More than 500 Early photographs to the Library of Congress. The Library announced the acquisition from 87-year-old Robin Stanford on sunday and is placing the first 77 images online. Some scenes offer a rare glimpse of slave life in the South from images made by Confederate photographers. The Purchase Price was not disclosed. 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