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Big shift on health care, as Senate Republicans opt for September hearings Big shift on health care, as Senate Republicans opt for September hearings
- August 03, 2017

US President Donald Trump yesterday raised questions about actions over healthcare that could affect the nation's insurance companies, one day after urging Republican senators to continue working to undo his predecessor's healthcare law. (more...)
Corbyn ally 'backing the wrong side' in Venezuela crisis, Labour MP says Corbyn ally 'backing the wrong side' in Venezuela crisis, Labour MP says
- August 03, 2017

Pressure has been mounting on Mr Corbyn to condemn the Venezuelan regime, which he has championed vocally for more than a decade. He backed a parliamentary motion congratulating him on his election and, in 2014, even spoke on his radio show. (more...)
Future Ex-White House Chief of Staff Reportedly Criticized Comey Firing Future Ex-White House Chief of Staff Reportedly Criticized Comey Firing
- August 03, 2017

The statement about Scaramucci's departure used the same "clean slate" language that departing press secretary Sean Spicer used to describe his reason for resigning on July 21 - the day Trump brought Scaramucci aboard. The unemployment rate, too , started to decline on Obama's watch. "And I think what you're seeing there is the president simply reflecting the mood of the people". (more...)
LAZIO - Morrison loan bid from Birmingham turned down
- August 03, 2017

Goalkeeper David Stockdale, meanwhile, also opted to move to St Andrew's following the expiration of his contract with Brighton and Hove Albion, and will be joined Cheikh N'Doye who joins on a free transfer from French Ligue 1 side Angers. It is looking more and more likely that Flint will be playing his football away from Ashton Gate next season, with Championship clubs stepping up their interest in the defender. (more...)
Russia: US Sanctions Tantamount to 'Full-Fledged Economic War' Russia: US Sanctions Tantamount to 'Full-Fledged Economic War'
- August 03, 2017

The sanctions bill that President Donald Trump signed Wednesday caused a stir in Washington by underlining tensions between Congress and the White House over how to handle Russian Federation. Medvedev added, "This changes the power balance in USA political circles", and allegedly shows the establishment's determination to remove the president from office. (more...)
Former CM Shurhozelie Liezietsu wins Nagaland by Former CM Shurhozelie Liezietsu wins Nagaland by
- August 03, 2017

The main contest was between Dr Liezietsu and Independent candidate Kekhrie Yhome , who's backed by the TR Zeliang faction of the Naga People's Front (NPF). "Therefore, there is no question of any such expelled or suspended member being the Leader of the NPF Legislature Party", it stated. It contented that excluding the 20 expelled and 12 suspended NPF MLAs, the NPF party effectively has ten MLAs still within its fold. (more...)
Tale of the Ticker: Slater & Gordon Ltd (SGH.AX) Moves on Volume
- August 03, 2017

Author and trader Bill Williams created The Awesome Oscillator Indicator (AO) and outlined the theory and calculation in his book "New Trading Dimensions". A reading under 30 would indicate oversold conditions. Shifting gears to the Relative Strength Index, the 14-day RSI is now sitting at 42.90, the 7-day is 35.54, and the 3-day is now at 24.10 for VanEck Vectors High-Yield Municipal Index ETF (HYD). (more...)
Modi's letter touched my heart: Pranab Mukherjee Modi's letter touched my heart: Pranab Mukherjee
- August 03, 2017

When Mukherjee became the Presidential candidate in 2012, Modi was among the first leaders to congratulate him and was not too happy that the NDA fielded a candidate against him. The letter also acknowledges the varied political ideologies that the two leaders believe in. During one of his farewell speeches earlier, Mukherjee had said that there were differences between the PM and him but it never affected the functioning of the government. (more...)
Migrant crisis: Italy blocks German aid ship at Lampedusa Migrant crisis: Italy blocks German aid ship at Lampedusa
- August 03, 2017

The organisation initially insisted that the vessel had not been impounded and that the crew had not been arrested, but said it had no further information on its status. Libya has not ratified the worldwide refugee convention and does not have a functioning asylum system. Italy , which is facing elections next year, has told its European neighbors it is struggling to deal with the influx of people seeking refuge, but efforts to spread asylum seekers across the EU or stop people embarking ... (more...)
Now You Can Pay On Delivery Now You Can Pay On Delivery
- August 03, 2017

The new feature eliminates the transaction failures as often the money gets debited and the ticket is not issued due to multiple reasons. IRCTC users will be able to pay via cash, debit card or credit card by opting to have tickets delivered at their doorstep, said IRCTC payment provider Anduril Technologies . (more...)
Technicals on Watch For Baristas Coffee Company Inc (BCCI)
- August 03, 2017

You can see this when the TL flattens in small portions to move with price and its moments of ranging. The weekly steps can be used to determine a near-term trend. The ADX is typically used along with the Plus Directional Indicator (+DI) and Minus Directional Indicator (-DI) which point to the direction of the trend. (more...)
Etihad helping Australia with plane 'terror plot' Etihad helping Australia with plane 'terror plot'
- August 03, 2017

Merhi's lawyer Moustafa Kheir said he would review how police acted towards his client. Prof Barton said the conspiracy was "clearly the most sophisticated terror plot" Australia had ever seen, but it likely would have failed. "At this time we don't have a great deal of information on the specific attack, the location, date or time", Colvin said, according to Reuters . It is not yet known what type of plane the group allegedly wanted to target or when they meant to carry out the attack. (more...)
Steven Finn retained in England squad for final Proteas Test Steven Finn retained in England squad for final Proteas Test
- August 03, 2017

A searing yorker from round the wicket to bowl Quinton de Kock off his pads, and then a fast inswinger to have South Africa captain Faf du Plessis lbw first ball playing no shot, revived memories of Stokes's fellow all-rounder in his pomp. (more...)
BlackRock Inc. Increases Stake in Knowles Corporation (KN)
- August 03, 2017

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board now owns 9,600 shares of the communications equipment provider's stock worth $182,000 after buying an additional 2,300 shares during the last quarter. Zacks Investment Research lowered Knowles Corporation from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Thursday, May 4th. Knowles Corporation had a negative net margin of 2.44% and a positive return on equity of 6.98%. (more...)
Pro-Pyongyang paper accuses Moon of misjudging changing status of N. Korea
- August 03, 2017

That month, the Air Force also conducted a test of a missile interceptor launched from Vandenberg. That helps prevent flames and heat from the engine from damaging either the submarine or any nearby equipment used to launch the missile. "We've been going around talking to partners to talk about what more they can do to increase pressure on the regime and increase the diplomatic isolation of the regime", she told reporters. (more...)
4.4 quake rattles Edmond late Wednesday 4.4 quake rattles Edmond late Wednesday
- August 03, 2017

Wednesday and the 4.4 magnitude quake shortly before 10 p.m., according to the United States Geological Survey. The report says the quake could be felt in Guthrie, Choctaw, Oklahoma City and Midwest City. Edmond Electric reported 4,600 customers without power as of 10:30 p.m. Paul Folger and the KOCO 5 News at 10 crew were live on Facebook when the natural disaster triggered. (more...)
United States bans citizens from travelling to North Korea effective September 1st United States bans citizens from travelling to North Korea effective September 1st
- August 03, 2017

In Thailand, Tillerson will pay his respects to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died in 2016, and discuss the US-Thai relationship with officials there. He died in June after being medically evacuated in a coma from North Korea. Though the comments don't directly contradict what Tillerson said, the tones are strikingly different. (more...)
Customers trash Florida Chick-fil-A during argument Customers trash Florida Chick-fil-A during argument
- August 03, 2017

The Facebook user also said there were children inside the restaurant who were "crying" because "they were so scared". 'There were kids at Chick-fil-A while this was going on and anyone should be embarrassed to act the way these two females did, ' the customer who filmed the incident said. (more...)
Trump threatens to end ObamaCare payments unless repeal passes Trump threatens to end ObamaCare payments unless repeal passes
- August 03, 2017

The court found that the states showed they would be harmed if the payments stopped and, as a result, had standing to join the case , a conclusion to which the states could point in any future legal action against the administration over the subsidies . (more...)
IT raids now at Karnataka energy minister Shivakumar's father-in-law's home
- August 03, 2017

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley however denied the resort was raided. "The resort is certainly not an immune area", Jaitley said.Sharma said the timing of the raids was significant. A CRPF man stands on guard during the I-T raids in Bengaluru on August 2 , 2017. "This is anti-democratic", he said. As per the procedure, the person against whom the raid was conducted has to be confronted to take his statement. (more...)
Gujarat Rajya Sabha election: SC refuses to stay plea on NOTA option
- August 03, 2017

Earlier, the Congress had also approached the Election Commission against the use of NOTA in the polls. "Reasons best known to the Election Commission", Mr. The elections of the Upper House do not take place by secret ballot as the voter has to show the marked ballot to the party's polling agent before putting it in the ballot box. (more...)
Donald Trump signs Russia sanctions bill but calls it 'significantly flawed' Donald Trump signs Russia sanctions bill but calls it 'significantly flawed'
- August 03, 2017

After the signing, Russia's new U.N. Ambassador, Vassily Nebenzia, said the bill was passed after a "host of absurd accusations about Russian Federation". The US president has denied collusion by his campaign. Republican House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan welcomed the signing, saying it would send "a powerful message to our adversaries that they will be held accountable". (more...)
Parts of Asia May Be Too Hot for People by 2100 Parts of Asia May Be Too Hot for People by 2100
- August 03, 2017

Researchers have come up with a "wet bulb temperature" that combines temperature, humidity and the human body's ability to cool down. The study in the journal Science Advances warned of "summer heat waves with levels of heat and humidity that exceed what humans can survive without protection". (more...)
SC to hear Congress plea against use of NOTA in RS polls
- August 03, 2017

Shah, who has filed his nomination as one of three BJP candidates for three seats from Gujarat is nearly certain to win, given the large number of BJP MLAs in the state assembly who will be voting. A day after the Congress in the Upper House opposed the use of "None of the Above" (NOTA) option in the Rajya Sabha election in Gujarat, the BJP also made a similar demand on Wednesday. (more...)
Rijiju rejects opposition's witch hunt charge on IT raids in Bengaluru
- August 03, 2017

Rao said the Karnataka Minister has been under the radar for quite a long time and the I-T raids were not sudden. Election Commission officials on Wednesday made it clear that in pursuance of the Supreme Court's direction, the panel had issued instructions on October 11, 2013, for providing NOTA option on ballot papers after the name of the last candidate. (more...)
We are not your enemy, Tillerson tells North Korea We are not your enemy, Tillerson tells North Korea
- August 03, 2017

Chinese Ambassador Liu Jieyi said Monday that the US and North Korea hold " the primary responsibility " to de-escalate tension and negotiate peace on the peninsula. The US state department has issued a new travel warning for North Korea that reflects the Trump administration's travel ban . The ban comes at a time of heightened tensions between the United States and North Korea, which has been working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the United States. (more...)
After Karnataka minister's residence, IT dept now raids his in-law's home
- August 03, 2017

Congress alleges that the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) was offering its Gujarat MLAs Rs 15 crore each to resign from Congress. The BJP however, maintained that the I-T raids and subsequent ED raids in the evening were a part of a continuous investigation against the Congress leader over the last two months. (more...)
Flash Flooding Possible as Heavy Thunderstorm Hits East County Flash Flooding Possible as Heavy Thunderstorm Hits East County
- August 03, 2017

Flash flooding will remain over mainly rural areas of northeastern Imperial County. "After tomorrow we'll feel the humidity start to drop and the weather will move to the east of us", Laber said. The stormy weather also generated several hundred cloud-to-cloud and cloud-to-ground lightning strikes, along with wind gusts of up to 70 miles per hour, meteorologists said. (more...)
EU to defend economic interests vs US — EU Juncker EU to defend economic interests vs US — EU Juncker
- August 03, 2017

Congress has now also committed to only apply sanctions after the country's allies are consulted. "The sanctions would be affected by the transport and maintenance of pipeline systems in Russian Federation, which provide the Ukrainian gas transit system", says Juncker, adding that the new U.S. (more...)
Patna Zoo soil scam : Bihar govt orders probe against Tej Pratap Patna Zoo soil scam : Bihar govt orders probe against Tej Pratap
- August 03, 2017

The files will be submitted to the chief secretary for action, as per sources. To aid the crackdown, the Chief Minister has appointed KK Pathak, a bureaucrat reputed to be tough, as principal secretary of the state's mining department. Lalu's sons - Tejashwi Prasad Yadav and Tej Pratap - were in the board of directors of the firm. More trouble seems to be brewing for Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president Lalu Prasad Yadav and his family. (more...)