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Trump tells veterans he's keeping campaign promises on VA, military strength Trump tells veterans he's keeping campaign promises on VA, military strength
- August 27, 2017

The bill was co-sponsored by Esty, a Democrat who represents greater Danbury and Connecticut's Fifth Congressional District, and Illinois Rep. Mike Bost, a Republican. The new law breaks the appeals process down into three "lanes". Some veterans have criticized the VA for going years without giving them an update. (more...)
Court gives clean chit to Zardari in corruption case Court gives clean chit to Zardari in corruption case
- August 27, 2017

The case was based on a reference filed by NAB in 2001 during former president Pervez Musharraf's era, for allegedly acquiring assets through illegal means in Pakistan and overseas. "He faced 11-year prison without a single conviction", Bakhtawar said. He added said that the reference alleged that Zardari had created illegal assets. (more...)
I wish Telugu states prosper: Venkaiah Naidu I wish Telugu states prosper: Venkaiah Naidu
- August 27, 2017

For the last three years, Naidu government issued advertisements worth hundreds of crores to the media, though it has hardly achieved anything on ground. Recalling the contribution made by Venkatramaiah, he said the late leader, during his stint as Municipal Administration Minister in the Cabinet of former Chief Minister Neelam Sanjeev Reddy, had ensured development of the town. (more...)
Jets lose to Giants, 32-31 Jets lose to Giants, 32-31
- August 27, 2017

Depending on the severity of the injury, Petty's chances at being named the opening day starter for the Jets could be in doubt. Hackenberg got the start and underwhelmed early. The starting offensive line appeared to struggle in the first quarter. The offense turned it over on downs in the red zone. However, the defense buckled down on a two-point conversion that would have put the Jets ahead by one point with 1:26 left in the game. (more...)
Trump's job approval rating hits new low after Charlottesville violence Trump's job approval rating hits new low after Charlottesville violence
- August 27, 2017

A majority of voters surveyed think there is more prejudice and hatred in the country since President Trump was elected, according to a new poll . What I also know is that the president went to Arizona this week and went on a 45-minute nationally televised rant that included multiple claims that the media was made up of liars, haters, and enemies of America. (more...)
Magazine covers link Donald Trump to Nazis or Ku Klux Klan Magazine covers link Donald Trump to Nazis or Ku Klux Klan
- August 27, 2017

On Monday, Trump issued his second statement, wherein he condemned "KKK, neo-Nazis, white supremacists" for the violence and called them "thugs and criminals". White nationalists may have marched in Virginia, but they were met by those who will not stand for hate, and that gives me hope. As the world saw in Charlottesville , Virginia, not two weeks ago at the "Unite the Right" rally, white supremacy is alive and well, organized and unsafe. (more...)
India discusses citizens' welfare with Qatar
- August 27, 2017

Qatar Foreign Affairs Minister Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdul Rahman bin Jassim Al-Thani on Saturday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi . In wake of the ongoing spat between the Saudi Arabia-led bloc and Qatar in west Asia, India on Saturday told Qatar "parties should resolve their differences through a process of constructive dialogue and peaceful negotiations". (more...)
GOP senator: Trump is 'inviting' a 2020 primary challenge GOP senator: Trump is 'inviting' a 2020 primary challenge
- August 27, 2017

At a rally in Arizona this week, Trump blasted both of the state's Republican senators without naming them. Fact check: Flawed attack on Sen. "I think that certainly depends on him", Flake said . "I can think of a couple with those gentlemen. He's toxic!" Trump tweeted last week . As CNN reported, Flake told Georgia Public Broadcasting's "Political Rewind" on Wednesday that the president is now inviting a political opponent for the 2020 election. (more...)
Overseas students and net migration figures Overseas students and net migration figures
- August 27, 2017

With the Government under pressure from business and civil groups as it prepares to reshape the UK's immigration policy, Home Secretary Amber Rudd announced a commission to explore the economic benefits of people coming into the country. In their report, Integration Not Demonisation , the politicians were damning about the Government's controversial target to bring annual net migration down to tens of thousands. (more...)
Charlottesville Police search for man charged with malicious wounding Charlottesville Police search for man charged with malicious wounding
- August 27, 2017

Daniel Borden of Mason has been arrested in connection with the beating in Charlottesville and charged with Malicious Wounding, WKRC-TV reports. A classmate at his OH middle school told cops in 2012 that Borden once held a knife against his face, called him "Jew Boy" because he had a big nose, and often drew swastikas, according to WCPO-TV in Cincinnati. (more...)
RNC Passes Resolution Condemning White Supremacists RNC Passes Resolution Condemning White Supremacists
- August 27, 2017

The president has contended there were people fomenting violence on both sides of the conflict in Charlottesville, which saw members of the white supremacist groups violently engaging with counterprotesters. RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel spoke out against the hate groups on ABC's "Good Morning America" and supported Trump's condemnation of them. "If nothing else, you want some leadership coming out of this". (more...)
Qatar resumes full diplomatic ties with Iran Qatar resumes full diplomatic ties with Iran
- August 27, 2017

Qatar recalled its ambassador to Tehran in January past year after Saudi Arabia cut ties with the Islamic Republic, following angry protests held outside its embassy in Tehran and consulate in Mashahd against the kingdom's execution of a Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr. (more...)
Vice foreign ministers of S. Korea, US to meet next week Vice foreign ministers of S. Korea, US to meet next week
- August 27, 2017

North Korea fired several rockets into the sea Saturday in the continuation of its rapid nuclear and missile expansion, prompting South Korea to press ahead with military drills involving USA troops that have angered Pyongyang . into range for the first time. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is accused of ordering his uncle's death because Jang Song-thaek was plotting a coup and seeking China's help, according to a report in Japan's Nikkei Asian Review . (more...)
Trump hits new low after Charlottesville Trump hits new low after Charlottesville
- August 27, 2017

A 43 percent plurality of voters blame the white nationalist protesters most for the violence, but almost as many, 36 percent, say both the white nationalists and the counterprotesters are equally to blame. Trump exposed his true self. Maybe the "alt-right" is not opposed to homosexuality? And he has declared his opposition to "racism" and specifically to "those who cause violence in its name", who he has called "criminals" and "thugs". (more...)
Tom Davies injury forces Wigan into last-minute Challenge Cup final change Tom Davies injury forces Wigan into last-minute Challenge Cup final change
- August 27, 2017

Black and Whites head coach Lee Radford echoed his skipper's sentiments, saying: "I'm glad he's in our side". For Hull captain Gareth Ellis it's bound to be an emotional day. That's instilled in them from the coach (Shaun Wane) downwards and they did not disappoint. "To win two Lance Todd trophies is a phenomenal effort from a phenomenal player". (more...)
US Military Revises Report on NK Missile Launch US Military Revises Report on NK Missile Launch
- August 27, 2017

The U.S. Pacific Command said that one of the three ballistic missiles had blown up immediately after blastoff, but that two others had traveled about 155 miles before splashing down. Yoshihide Suga, the Japanese government's top spokesman, told reporters in Tokyo Saturday morning: "We confirmed that no ballistic missiles have fallen onto our country's territory or EEZ (exclusive economic zone)". (more...)
North Korea is reported to have launched several missiles, heightening tensions North Korea is reported to have launched several missiles, heightening tensions
- August 27, 2017

The South Korean National Security Council (NSC) said that they believed the missiles to be artillery rockets from a multiple-rocket launcher. Earlier, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said a ballistic missile may have been fired, without citing a source. (more...)
European Union must overhaul 'temporary workers' rule - French President Emmanuel Macron European Union must overhaul 'temporary workers' rule - French President Emmanuel Macron
- August 27, 2017

Not one for sartorial extravagance, when it comes to his wardrobe French President Emmanuel Macron has a go-to uniform of affordable, off-the-rack navy suits by Jonas et Cie. Next week, Macron will host the leaders of Germany, Italy and Spain to discuss tougher anti-dumping and foreign investment rules. "I recommend that the President deal with the affairs of his country". (more...)
Orlando Bloom Lands His First TV Series, a Neo-Victorian 'Fantasy-Noir' Orlando Bloom Lands His First TV Series, a Neo-Victorian 'Fantasy-Noir'
- August 27, 2017

Rycroft is not supposed to care about the death of another refugee, but he does, and getting to the bottom of what happened to her will come at a big cost. The show, called " Carnival Row ", sounds a bit like " True Blood " (lead character Sookie was a "fey" with mind-reading abilities) and the Gothic " Penny Dreadful ". (more...)
Trump feuds with Senate Majority Leader McConnell as possible government shutdown looms Trump feuds with Senate Majority Leader McConnell as possible government shutdown looms
- August 27, 2017

Mitch McConnell , the top Republican in the US Senate , has expressed doubts whether President Donald Trump can succeed in office after this summer's series of controversies and crises, The New York Times reported Wednesday . Raising the debt ceiling is one of the must-pass measures congress will take up when it returns on September 5 from recess. McConnell appeared with a member of Trump's cabinet just days after the president himself blasted McConnell on Twitter for the Senate's ... (more...)
GOP Needs to Think of Trump as Political Independent GOP Needs to Think of Trump as Political Independent
- August 27, 2017

The House speaker insisted that Republicans have enough time to pass a tax reform package in 2017. Trump gave a complement to his new White House chief of staff John Kelly, tweeting , "General John Kelly is doing a fantastic job as Chief of Staff". (more...)
North Korea launches three ballistic missiles North Korea launches three ballistic missiles
- August 27, 2017

The second missile "appears to have blown up nearly immediately", Pacific Command said. Shells hit islands standing in for South Korea's Baengnyeong and Yeonpyeong islands while special forces landed in rubber boats or parachuted in and "wiped out the desperate enemy with various combat methods", the Korean Central News Agency said. (more...)
Killed 3 Pak soldiers on border: BSF Killed 3 Pak soldiers on border: BSF
- August 27, 2017

According to reports, Pakistan Rangers violated the ceasefire in Arnia sub-sector of RS Pura sector, and trooper KK Appa Rao was hit by a bullet fired by a sniper. The force also said it is "engaged in a befitting retaliation" after the Rangers began unprovoked firing in the Pargwal area of Jammu since around 3 PM. (more...)
Japan beats Mexico 5-0, will play for Little League title Japan beats Mexico 5-0, will play for Little League title
- August 27, 2017

Both teams have only allowed one total run in their three games , including a combined flawless game and a no-hitter for North Carolina in their first two games. Japan loaded the bases thanks to a dropped third strike, a throwing error by pitcher Jorge Garcia and a walk before Yuya Nakajima grounded a two-run single through the left side. (more...)
Pakistan rejects United States accusations of harboring Afghan Taliban terrorists Pakistan rejects United States accusations of harboring Afghan Taliban terrorists
- August 27, 2017

Trump also threatened to cut off aid to Pakistan , which borders Afghanistan , as the USA government accuses Pakistan of harboring terrorist networks. Sixteen years since George W. Bush ordered the American invasion of Afghanistan and toppled the Taliban regime, the insurgents are on the ascendant again. (more...)
Trump Would Win a Republican Civil War Trump Would Win a Republican Civil War
- August 27, 2017

This failure is even more remarkable considering his Republican Party controls the White House and both houses of Congress . That's a fraction of what will be needed to build the wall Trump promised and it was a fraction of the spending bill Republicans slipped it into. (more...)
Sell-Side Analyst's Predictions: Cree, Inc. (CREE), Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL)
- August 26, 2017

About 115,474 shares traded. It has underperformed by 6.19% the S&P500. Fulton Breakefield Broenniman Llc sold 128,505 shares as Xel (XEL)'s stock rose 9.17%. Levin Capital Strategies L.P. holds 0.72% of its portfolio in Fluidigm Corporation for 5.76 million shares. Ratings analysis reveals 33% of kforce.com's analysts are positive. (more...)
Jared Kushner meets with Netanyahu in United States bid to restart peace talks Jared Kushner meets with Netanyahu in United States bid to restart peace talks
- August 26, 2017

It is his third trip there in the role of Israeli-Palestinian peacemaker. The White House said in a statement released on Thursday night that the meeting between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and the US delegation led by Jared Kushner was "productive". (more...)
Eaton Vance Corp. (EV) Consensus EPS Outlook
- August 26, 2017

The ratio is better, as 143 active investment managers opened new or increased positions, while 124 sold and decreased their stakes in Eaton Vance Corp. 51 funds opened positions while 92 raised stakes. 212.97 million shares or 4.33% less from 222.62 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. The Q4 2017 consensus earnings estimates for the company have stabilized at US$0.72 per share. (more...)
President Donald Trump threatens a government close down for Mexico Wall President Donald Trump threatens a government close down for Mexico Wall
- August 26, 2017

The government has enough money to pay its bills until September 29. "Build that wall", he said. Losses were pared slightly when US House Speaker Paul Ryan said a government shutdown was unnecessary , but investors' nerves were not completely calmed. (more...)

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