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China says US, North Korea hold China says US, North Korea hold "primary responsibility" for de-escalating tensions
- August 06, 2017

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will press China and other Asian countries to take tougher action against North Korea when he attends regional meetings in Manila starting this week, a senior US official said on Wednesday. Earlier China also rebuffed the USA criticism, saying the North Korean problem had not arisen because of China and that all countries should work together to find a solution. (more...)
UP ATS arrested a terrorist in Muzaffarnagar Found fake Documents UP ATS arrested a terrorist in Muzaffarnagar Found fake Documents
- August 06, 2017

The detained was identified as Abdullah. He was arrested from Kutesara locality in Charthawal area of Muzaffarnagar district, ATSInspector General Asim Arun said, reports Hindustan Times . The UP ADG informed ANI , "Incriminating documents, articles and stamps for making fake IDs found; he was using fake ID himself"'. ATS officials said he was allegedly involved in recruitment, providing fake IDs and arranging safe hideouts for Bangladeshi terror recruits in India. (more...)
(Colo.)-Rockes Overcome Freeland Injury To Beat Phillies 4-3 (Colo.)-Rockes Overcome Freeland Injury To Beat Phillies 4-3
- August 06, 2017

He has surrendered four walks in 25 innings in his past four starts with 25 strikeouts. Pivetta lasted a career-low tying 2⅔ innings, departing after Pat Valaika homered in the third. Cesar Hernandez went 1 for 4 with a double while Tommy Joseph, Odubel Herrera, Maikel Franco and Hyun Soo Kim each added a base hit in the losing effort for the Phils. (more...)
Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao to move Supreme Court over GST Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao to move Supreme Court over GST
- August 06, 2017

Rao also said that it will be hard to implement the decision taken after the Budget. The GST council has chose to reduce the tax from 18 per cent to 12 per cent for these schemes. "We will get a benefit of not less than Rs 6,000 crore", commercial taxes principal secretary Somesh Kumar, who attended the Council meeting along with industries minister KT Rama Rao, told Express. (more...)
United States ambassador to New Zealand introduced Trump to The Mooch
- August 06, 2017

Who knows what actor Mario Cantone - who played Scaramucci for the character's two-episode run - will appear in next. Still, the memo points out, "Comms is a Customer Service Operation?_?POTUS is the Number One Customer". Scaramucci went on to be Trump's communications director , who was sacked after 10 days into a job that hadn't officially started. His memo is a little more restrained. (more...)
UN Security Council unanimously adopts new sanctions on N. Korea UN Security Council unanimously adopts new sanctions on N. Korea
- August 06, 2017

Let's start being responsible and let's take another avenue'. "These sanctions will cut deep and in doing so, will give the North Korean leadership a taste of the deprivation they have chosen to inflict on the North Korean people". In addition, the sanctions place nine individuals and four entities on the United Nations blacklist, including a global asset freeze and travel ban on North Korea's primary foreign exchange bank. (more...)
Veteran actor Dilip Kumar's health shows no improvement, says hospital Veteran actor Dilip Kumar's health shows no improvement, says hospital
- August 06, 2017

Dilip Kumar was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital here on Wednesday evening after he suffered dehydration and a urinary tract infection. Well wishers of Dilip Kumar have been praying for the speedy recovery of the 94-year old star. He was hospitalized twice past year itself. The legendary actor, whose real name is Mohammad Yusuf Khan, acted in many superhit films during his six-decade long career such as " Madhumati ", " Devdas ", "Mughal-e-Azam", " Ganga Jamuna ", " Ram Aur Shyam " and " ... (more...)
11th admission: FYJC 4th merit list 2017 declared 11th admission: FYJC 4th merit list 2017 declared
- August 06, 2017

Out of the total 55,509 applications for this fourth merit round, around 46,124 students have been allotted seats and the list will be officially declared on Sunday. A circular to this effect was sent out to junior colleges on Saturday. In the first round, around 51.06% of 48,315 allotted seats were confirmed, while around 43% of 24,536 allotted seats were confirmed in the 2nd round. (more...)
Ever Hindu in Pak Cabinet in over two decades
- August 06, 2017

On Friday, Pakistan's new Prime Minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, formed his new cabinet, and for the first time in last 20 years, the cabinet had a Hindu name - Darshan Lal. Khawaja Asif, a close ally of Sharif, who had earlier controlled defense and power ministries, was appointed as the Foreign Minister. The last foreign minister was Hina Rabbani Khar, reports TOI. (more...)
Army takes last IS-held town in Homs: monitor Army takes last IS-held town in Homs: monitor
- August 06, 2017

Jihadists have besieged government forces and civilians inside the provincial capital Deir Ezzor city since 2015. IS is losing ground fast in Syria to separate campaigns waged by the Russian-backed Syrian government on the one hand, and to US-backed Kurdish forces and their allies on the other. (more...)
Silva 'would love to have' Mbappe with City Silva 'would love to have' Mbappe with City
- August 06, 2017

Teenager Mbappe was a revelation for Monaco last season in their title-winning Ligue 1 campaign and during their run to the Champions League semi-finals. Silva said: "Mbappe is a great player. He can be one of the best in the world very soon". Real Madrid are leading the queue for Mbappe's signature but Barcelona and Manchester City are also keen on signing the France worldwide. (more...)
Israel's police reveal Netanyahu probes involve bribery, breach of trust Israel's police reveal Netanyahu probes involve bribery, breach of trust
- August 06, 2017

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu played down his former aide's decision to become a state witness against him in two graft cases. "They will call us traitors, they will say we conspired to remove the prime minister, that all of us here protesting against Netanyahu are being paid by worldwide leftist groups". (more...)
72nd Anniversary of the first atomic bomb in Hiroshima 72nd Anniversary of the first atomic bomb in Hiroshima
- August 06, 2017

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea, DPRK, or North Korea, is working on a powerful hydrogen bomb. A minute of silence was observed to send out the message of peace and urge authorities to eliminate nuclear weapons. The bombings came days before Japan's surrender on August 15, which brought an end to the Second World War. The bombings claimed the lives of 140,000 people in Hiroshima and 74,000 people in Nagasaki. (more...)
Senators Weigh Bipartisan Effort to Save Health Insurer Subsidies Senators Weigh Bipartisan Effort to Save Health Insurer Subsidies
- August 06, 2017

Ted Kennedy, D-Mass., and more recently has worked closely with the committee's top Democrat, Sen. Patty Murray of Washington , will hold bipartisan hearings beginning September 4. But a federal court found that Congress hasn't properly approved money to do that. The senator also urged President Trump to continue on a temporary basis the cost sharing payments. (more...)
Rodrigo Janot pede novamente prisão de Aécio Neves Rodrigo Janot pede novamente prisão de Aécio Neves
- August 06, 2017

Aécio Neves é investigado em um inquérito no STF por ter sido citado pelo empresário Joesley Batista , dono do grupo JBS , em um de seus depoimentos de delação premiada. No inferno astral político que se seguiu, o tucano viu sua irmã Andrea Neves ser presa no mesmo caso e chegou a ser afastado das funções de senador , mas teve seu mandato recuperado por determinação de Mello. (more...)
Presas10 pessoas na Operação Rio 40 Graus da PF Presas10 pessoas na Operação Rio 40 Graus da PF
- August 06, 2017

Ao todo, os 76 agentes cumpriram dez mandados de prisão, sendo nove no Rio e um em Pernambuco. A polícia também cumpre mandados em um condomínio no Pontal do Recreio, também na zona oeste da cidade. Ricardo Falcão, ex-engenheiro fiscal de obras da Prefeitura do Rio durante a gestão Eduardo Paes e um dos presos na Operação "Rio 40 Graus" , colecionava armas em uma mansão à beira-mar em Niterói, Região Metropolitana do Rio de Janeiro . (more...)
McConnell brushes off Trump's call to get rid of Senate filibuster rule
- August 06, 2017

Kevin Brady, R-Texas, forged in 2015 . "It is a problem". The House plan utilized sensible market reforms, combining lower premiums for the young and healthy with high risk pools and refundable tax credits for the vulnerable. "Distance is a tax reform's best friend". "I think it will bring people out to the polls in droves", he said. And Trump has hundreds more to nominate, including a pick to replace John Kelly as secretary of homeland security after the retired Marine general took over ... (more...)
Chelsea have 'no chance' of signing Alex Sandro, says Massimiliano Allegri Chelsea have 'no chance' of signing Alex Sandro, says Massimiliano Allegri
- August 06, 2017

Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has moved to end speculation linking Alex Sandro to Chelsea by insisting the Brazilian will not be leaving Turin. However, numerous reported attempts by Chelsea to reach an agreement for the 26-year-old were met by ever-increasing fee demands or outright rejections, while Sandro himself didn't seem to be jumping at the chance to leave either. (more...)
Connelly: Can Alexander, Murray get Senate cooperation on health care?
- August 06, 2017

The GOP plans to debut tax reform legislation in September, get it through the House in October and the Senate in November, and proceed through a conference to get the bill to Trump's desk by December. For the GOP's failed effort to repeal and replace Obama's overhaul, Senate Republicans used special rules allowing passage by a simple majority. (more...)
Trump adviser Stephen Miller said eyed for comms chief role
- August 06, 2017

Last week, Mr Trump ousted White House communications chief Anthony Scaramucci over an obscene tirade to a New Yorker magazine writer only 10 days after he was appointed, leaving the position vacant. According to The Hill , Trump applauded Miller's performance at the press briefing on Wednesday when he defended a White House-backed bill that would establish a merit-based immigration system. (more...)
UNSC to vote on new N. Korea sanctions UNSC to vote on new N. Korea sanctions
- August 06, 2017

The new sanctions on the Democratic People's Republic of North Korea (DPRK) are meant to cut 33 percent of Pyongyang's $3 billion annual export budget. Under the draft, countries would be unable to hire any new North Korean workers. "This was a day of action". Great Britain's Ambassador to the world body, Matthew Rycroft, said he hoped that new sanctions would come soon, given the threat North Korea embodies. (more...)
White House sets 'aggressive schedule' for tax reform
- August 06, 2017

John Barrasso, R-Wyo., and Sen. On July 31, Eric Trump blasted Republican lawmakers for not doing more to protect his father. First, though, will come the big push from the White House and congressional leaders, who are rallying around a plan that emphasizes a revamped tax code that is transparent and treats everyone fairly. (more...)
Cops kill rifle-toting suspect: Venice home trashed
- August 06, 2017

They were met outside by a woman who stated that a man was inside the home destroying property. When officers knocked on the door an officer-involved shooting occurred, according to police. "There were two shots fired followed by a scream". Police did not identify the suspect or his alleged victim. After being treated at a hospital for his injuries, he was arrested on suspicion of murder, attempted murder and illegal gun possession. (more...)
AP CM, Jagan Reddy congratulate Venkaiah Naidu AP CM, Jagan Reddy congratulate Venkaiah Naidu
- August 06, 2017

The TDP cadre staged a dharna and rasta roko at Gandhi Statue here on Saturday. He said TDP is for development but Reddy's thinking is "how to kill people and grab money". The other day, Minister Akhila Priya hit back hard why they cannot use their father's photo who expired not even 8 months ago while Jagan is using his father's death which happened some eight years ago. (more...)
3 key dates in battle over Obamacare's subsidies 3 key dates in battle over Obamacare's subsidies
- August 06, 2017

So if Mr. Trump and the Republicans cannot repeal Obamacare , what can they do? Sen. Ron Wyden, Oregon Democrat, said Mr. Trump needs to "deal with the priority questions, which is stability for the private market [and] holding down the cost of prescription drugs". (more...)
Adele treats Grenfell Tower survivors with EPIC surprise: 'Everyone was overwhelmed' Adele treats Grenfell Tower survivors with EPIC surprise: 'Everyone was overwhelmed'
- August 06, 2017

A source told The Sun the families were "overwhelmed" by the star's generosity. The vocal powerhouse, 29, treated the children to Despicable Me 3 at Whiteley's Cinema in London , where she invited real-life Minions to meet the kids. She added: "I'm going straight back Monday after my shows". They are being neglected now. I want everyone to donate. It urged the inquiry to investigate not just Kensington and Chelsea Council but also Government departments including the Home Office, the ... (more...)
WW Grainger, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend of $1.28 (GWW)
- August 06, 2017

RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Underperform" rating and $187 target in Monday, October 19 report. (USA) (NYSE:AGU) rating on Friday, February 5. Veatch Jeffrey E . sold $2.40 million worth of stock. Shares for $173,104 were sold by Brown Laura D. $1.02M worth of stock was sold by Solotar Joan on Monday, June 5. (more...)
Reaction's to Almaz Ayana's stunning 46-second 10000m victory in London Reaction's to Almaz Ayana's stunning 46-second 10000m victory in London
- August 06, 2017

A chasing group, featuring Dibaba and the Kenyan trio of Irene Cheptai , Tirop, and Alice Nawowuna , moved up with Can, though there was no doubt that Ayana had an unassailable lead. Ayana jostled for position on the opening lap before settling for a spot in behind the leaders, with Dibaba taking a place in the centre of the pack. (more...)
New York man raped, smothered 11-year-old girl New York man raped, smothered 11-year-old girl
- August 06, 2017

Authorities charged Brower with first-degree murder on Tuesday night. It is unclear if Rundstrom-Wooding is alleged to have assisted with the gruesome crime or acted as a ringleader. He is accused of killing O'Connor during the morning hours of Sunday, July 30 at the home of 961 County Route 33 in the town of Norwich. Jacelyn "was a bright, spunky loved student at Morris Central School". (more...)
Amber alert issued for missing baby girl Amber alert issued for missing baby girl
- August 06, 2017

CCSO announced the warrant via its Facebook page, along with additional information about the alleged kidnapping of a one-year-old girl, Bracie Schivers. Authorities issued an Amber Alert early Saturday for a toddler believed to have been kidnapped by her parents who recently lost their custodial rights. (more...)