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PM should explain, says Cong on alleged discrepancy in notes PM should explain, says Cong on alleged discrepancy in notes
- August 08, 2017

Indicating "criminal negligence and criminal culpability" on the part of the government, senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal said Modi's objectives behind demonetisation were yet to be achieved. Sibal said as he displayed pictures of two types of notes pasted on a placard. Congress who were shouting slogans and trooped into the well of the house and JD (U ) leader Sharad Yadav also supported them carrying the two different sizes of notes. (more...)
PCB Wants U-19 Asia Cup Out of India, in 'Neutral' Venue PCB Wants U-19 Asia Cup Out of India, in 'Neutral' Venue
- August 08, 2017

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday said that the upcoming U-19 Asia Cup should be played in a neutral venue rather than India. "I think when we don't play India in ICC events and the ICC suffers financial losses and their events lose significance and colour, only than we will be treated with respect and we will be heard on a equal level at any forum", he said. (more...)
Amgen's (AMGN) Buy Rating Reiterated at Cann
- August 08, 2017

Amgen has a 12 month low of $133.64 and a 12 month high of $184.21. The stock rose 0.02% or $0.04 reaching $173.89 per share. Amgen Inc Com now has $126.88B valuation. Since February 14, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 5 sales for $1.18 million activity. Amgen Inc. had 53 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
CCTV shows jogger 'pushing' woman into path of London bus CCTV shows jogger 'pushing' woman into path of London bus
- August 08, 2017

The bus, which missed her by inches, stopped and some passengers got off to help. This the horrifying moment a woman was thrown into the road by a thoughtless jogger. . She received minor injuries from the incident. When the woman attempted to speak to him he "did not acknowledge her". The jogger is described as white in his early to mid-30s, with brown eyes and short brown hair. (more...)
Vaghela keeps mum, Ahmed sure of victory
- August 08, 2017

Ahmed Patel needs support of 45 legislators to win a berth in the Rajya Sabha . The NCP too may go with the BJP. Vaghela may spring a surprise on Tuesday afternoon, sources tell us. However, he had ruled out of joining any other political party. Vaghela was apparently upset for not being named party's chief ministerial candidate. (more...)
Michigan Medicine makes big jump in US News national hospital rankings Michigan Medicine makes big jump in US News national hospital rankings
- August 08, 2017

News & World Report 2017-18 rankings released today. "Honors like the U.S. News & World Report rankings validate the work we're doing to deliver on that mission". 5) and Greer Memorial Hospital (tied for No. 7). U.S. News looks at risk-adjusted survival and readmission rates, volume, patient experience, patient safety and quality of nursing. (more...)
Constable Couple, Who Faked 2016 Mount Everest Feat, Sacked From Police Force Constable Couple, Who Faked 2016 Mount Everest Feat, Sacked From Police Force
- August 08, 2017

Police in Maharashtra state's Pune city on Tuesday said that a departmental inquiry confirmed the couple had "morphed photographs" to show they successfully summited the peak. An inquiry conducted by a fact-finding committee set up by Pune Police found that the couple faked about scaling Mount Everest , circulated morphed pictures and shared false information about their "tall feat", which could prove to be hazardous for aspiring climbers. (more...)
San Antonio Firefighters Rescue Flood-Trapped Driver San Antonio Firefighters Rescue Flood-Trapped Driver
- August 08, 2017

The rain caused many street closures in San Antonio. The other driver was initially rescued from her auto, then was swept away by water again when she tried to return to the vehicle for her keys. Less than a half-mile away, firefighters used a boat to rescue a woman who was trapped on top of her vehicle. Drivers should not try to cross a road when there's water running across it. (more...)
Murder inquiry launched after body found in woodland Murder inquiry launched after body found in woodland
- August 08, 2017

Ch Supt Mike Fawcett, of Norfolk Police, urged people to be extra vigilant when going out but insisted he wasn't telling anxious locals to stay indoors. Police have warned people to avoid the area, which has been cordoned off. "I would like to reassure the public that dedicated teams are investigating the incident whilst uniformed officers remain on scene and in the local area to provide a visible policing presence". (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn criticised for condemning 'violence on all sides' in Venezuela Jeremy Corbyn criticised for condemning 'violence on all sides' in Venezuela
- August 08, 2017

The Foreign Office has advised United Kingdom nationals to leave the state, which was once a beacon for the British Left, its leadership previously praised by Mr Corbyn and his allies. JEREMY Corbyn has been criticised for condemning "violence on all sides" in Venezuela rather than the increasingly dictatorial socialist regime of President Nicolas Maduro. (more...)
Rajnath Singh on convoy attack: Rahul Gandhi didn't follow security protocols Rajnath Singh on convoy attack: Rahul Gandhi didn't follow security protocols
- August 08, 2017

Singh questioned the Congress on why Gandhi refused SPG protection while on foreign tours. The government went on an aggressive mode with home minister Rajnath Singh , who made an appearance in Parliament following a long spell of recuperation after he fractured his leg, attacking Gandhi for not adhering to SPG security norms. (more...)
Goat Jumps on Police Car Goat Jumps on Police Car
- August 08, 2017

Officials with the Blanchard Police Department told ABC affiliate KOCO-TV that the goat caused no damage to the lawman's vehicle. "We'll see if insurance covers that". "I got it all on video, it's fine", he jokes. The department shared the video on Facebook with the caption, "Body cams are useful for convincing the chief that a goat did it". (more...)
Liam Gallagher refuses to appear on Carpool Karaoke with 'k**bhead' James Corden Liam Gallagher refuses to appear on Carpool Karaoke with 'k**bhead' James Corden
- August 08, 2017

James' in-car segment has seen him drive round some of the world's biggest music stars whilst he joins them in a sing-along to their greatest hits. During an interview with Britain's GQ magazine , Liam was asked if he would ever make an appearance on Carpool Karaoke , to which he replied: "No, thank you very much". (more...)
Woman charged with murder for shooting her wife in the face Woman charged with murder for shooting her wife in the face
- August 08, 2017

Burlington County Sheriff's deputies were called to the couple's home after receiving a call from one of Bluestein's relatives, saying there had been an assault at the residence. It wasn't immediately understood if there had been prior incidence of domestic assault or violence ? Coffina said authorities were investigating a motive, and an autopsy would be performed Monday by Burlington County Medical Examiner Dr. (more...)
Lancaster road-rage suspect caught on video, police say Lancaster road-rage suspect caught on video, police say
- August 08, 2017

Police are asking for help identifying the armed motorist, WFAA-TV (Channel 8) reports . It is unclear, at this time, what caused the incident; the investigation is still ongoing. Police are searching for the male driver who was in a 2016 silver Nissan Versa. In June, a teenager was killed in a shooting in north Texas following an incident of risky and aggressive driving. (more...)
JJ Watt will play in Texans' preseason opener JJ Watt will play in Texans' preseason opener
- August 08, 2017

While not slighting Houston, Carolina tight end Ed Dickson said the Panthers' defense has some starters he's exhausted of seeing. If I had a chance at a Heisman vote, I'd give it to him. Watt - who is expected to play Wednesday after having two back surgeries past year - and Jadeveon Clowney should give them a good idea of where their blocking stacks up. (more...)
Japan's Kono briefly chats with N. Korea foreign minister Sunday
- August 08, 2017

China insists that the much-delayed code of conduct between it and Asean members over the disputed sea must not be legally binding , a demand to which Southeast Asian countries have so far acquiesced. The other ASEAN members are Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar. The Philippines , under previous president Benigno Aquino, had been one of the most vocal critics of China and filed a case before a UN-backed tribunal. (more...)
At a military base in Israel helicopter: there are victims At a military base in Israel helicopter: there are victims
- August 08, 2017

An investigative committee has been established to determine the cause of the crash. Until the investigations are completed and tests are conducted, the Air Force has made a decision to discontinue use of this particular Apache helicopter model. (more...)
Police Carry Out Raids Across Sydney, 14 Arrested Police Carry Out Raids Across Sydney, 14 Arrested
- August 08, 2017

The ABC understands that the youngest Ibrahim brother, Michael, was arrested in Dubai this morning and police are now searching the homes of Fadi and John in Dover Heights. Ibrahim's luxury Dover Heights home overlooking the Vaucluse cliffs was crawling with police this morning. AFP and NSW Police commenced the raids at dawn, first striking at several addresses in Punchbowl, Arncliffe, Bankstown and Dover Heights. (more...)
Israel announces plan to ban Al Jazeera Israel announces plan to ban Al Jazeera
- August 08, 2017

The Committee to Protect Journalists says Israel should not try to censor Qatari-based broadcaster Al Jazeera (the network's USA operation discontinued broadcasts late last year). have concluded that Al Jazeera incites terrorism and religious extremism". Mr Kara added that he had asked Internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan to use his powers to close the station's offices in Israel, although a spokesman for Mr Erdan said he doubted the minister had the authority to do so. (more...)
Not going to run scared from North Korea: Nikki Haley Not going to run scared from North Korea: Nikki Haley
- August 08, 2017

He is likely to wait at least until the end of his working vacation in Bedminster, New Jersey, in late August before taking any further steps on an investigation, the official said. North and South Korea are technically still at war because their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce, not a peace treaty. He is participating with 26 other foreign ministers in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations ( Asean ) meeting. (more...)
Bus Drivers Prepare for Back to School Bus Drivers Prepare for Back to School
- August 08, 2017

There were also thousands of times that drivers in Clark county who pass buses with their stop arm out, which is to say that children were getting off the bus and could be crossing the street, with drivers putting their safety in jeopardy. "They just need to be extra careful because of what the bus is carrying", Hill said. TPSD's bus fleet includes 74 buses, and the district employs more than 100 bus drivers and monitors. (more...)
Ken Starr to Mueller: Don't Make Russia Probe a 'Fishing Expedition' Ken Starr to Mueller: Don't Make Russia Probe a 'Fishing Expedition'
- August 08, 2017

Now it's become a full-blown theme with Trump supporters suggesting unironically that the D.C. grand jury will become part of a "lynch mob" for leftists who have "thrown aside any respect for process". He also reiterated personal attacks on Democratic Sen. Most people whose cases go to the grand jury have already been arrested. Together, his team has more than a century of legal experience. (more...)
Emanuel's plan to sue federal government incites response from Department of Justice Emanuel's plan to sue federal government incites response from Department of Justice
- August 08, 2017

Chicago is the first city to file such a federal lawsuit , and Mayor Emanuel believes others will follow. On Monday, the Associated Press said that a Trump administration official issued a comment about the suit and directed the media to look at past administration comments about crime data in Chicago . (more...)
Political Base Bigger, Stronger 'Than Ever Before' Political Base Bigger, Stronger 'Than Ever Before'
- August 08, 2017

But Trump cited record highs in the country's main stock markets, tightened border security, job growth , business deregulation and approval of a conservative choice for a Supreme Court opening as evidence that he is succeeding. A particularly troubling sign for the president is that, for the first time , his approval among white voters without a college degree has hit a net negative, according to the poll released Wednesday. (more...)
Al Jazeera slams Israel over bureau shutdown Al Jazeera slams Israel over bureau shutdown
- August 08, 2017

Their estimates come a day after Ayoub Kara, Israel's communications minister, vowed to ban Al Jazeera's Jerusalem operations. Israel is seeking to close Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera's offices in the country and revoke its journalists' media credentials. (more...)
ASEAN ministers condemn China's land reclamation, militarization in South China Sea ASEAN ministers condemn China's land reclamation, militarization in South China Sea
- August 08, 2017

The sides agreed to continue coordinating to maintain the bloc's basis principles in addressing issues relating to peace and security in the region, including the East Sea issue on the basis of global law, the 1982 UNCLOS, to safeguard overflight and maritime freedom, security and safety in the East Sea, and seriously implement the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC). (more...)
Jordanian Monarch to Visit Palestinian Authority Leader in Ramallah Jordanian Monarch to Visit Palestinian Authority Leader in Ramallah
- August 08, 2017

Palestinian officials repeatedly said that Israel might be interested in changing the status quo at Al-Aqsa Mosque. The compound, which sits on a tree-lined plateau in the Old City, is also revered by Jews, who call it Temple Mount, the site of two destroyed ancient Jewish temples. (more...)
Japan urged to 'walk the talk' in improving ties with China Japan urged to 'walk the talk' in improving ties with China
- August 08, 2017

However, China has refused to acknowledge the ruling. When the communique was issued later, the ASEAN ministers surprisingly defied China's stance with indirect criticism of Beijing's land reclamation and military fortifications in the disputed waters. (more...)
Trump Takes a Hypocritical 17-Day Vacation And We're All Like, Trump Takes a Hypocritical 17-Day Vacation And We're All Like, "Byeee!"
- August 08, 2017

Around 7 a.m., the president took aim at "fake news" and attacked U.S. Sen. This follows reports the president had referred to the White House as a "dump", inspiring him to make some necessary improvements now that he lives there full time with wife Melania and son Baron. (more...)