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LPG cylinder price rise is 'cruel and anti-people', says Opposition

LPG cylinder price rise is 'cruel and anti-people', says Opposition The rich, the opposition contended, had given up subsidy on cooking gas following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal, so the poor could have the benefit. Samajwadi Party's Naresh Agarwal said this is a "government for profits". Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien then adjourned the proceedings, first for 10 minutes and then till noon. [Full Article...]

School Bus Drivers Needed in Mobile County

School Bus Drivers Needed in Mobile County School bells ring August 9 for Madison County students, and about 60% of them will be riding to class with new drivers and 125 new buses. Indiana State Police have issued a reminder about when motorists are required to obey school bus flashing lights and stop arms. [Full Article...]

Trial Begins Today For Ex-Officer Accused OF Murder

Trial Begins Today For Ex-Officer Accused OF Murder Louis Circuit Court Tuesday morning. Video from a police dashboard camera and witnesses, along with DNA evidence, are expected to play a big role in the trial of Stockley, described by Bruntrager as a West Point graduate who served in Iraq and graduated first in his police academy class. [Full Article...]

Tillerson: Relationship With Trump 'Good' Despite Differences Over Iran Deal

Tillerson: Relationship With Trump 'Good' Despite Differences Over Iran Deal Iranian media said on Monday the government had agreed measures in response to the US sanctions and that President Hassan Rouhani would announce them soon to relevant ministries. The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Tillerson's remarks. Tillerson expressed a more nuanced view of the deal's potential benefits on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Brewers reacquire former closer Jeremy Jeffress from Rangers

Brewers reacquire former closer Jeremy Jeffress from Rangers The Brewers will send minor league right handed pitcher Tayler Scott to the Rangers in exchange for Jeffress, per New York Post writer Joel Sherman. The Brewers picked Jeffress in the first round of the 2006 Major League Baseball draft. The 29-year-old has scuffled with a 5.31 ERA over 39 appearances this season, but the Brewers are hoping for a return to form. The Brewers are now 55-52 and sit ... [Full Article...]

Sanders: 'The President Weighed In as Any Father Would'

Trump has maintained that he only learned of the meeting days before news of its existence was broken by The New York Times , and previous reporting claimed he had merely signed off on the statement. In a forward cabin, Trump was busy working on his son's statement, according to people with knowledge of events. "It was a short introductory meeting". [Full Article...]

Trump weighted in on Trump Jr.'s statement on Russian Federation

The Trump Tower meeting has proved to be one of the most toxic pieces of information to emerge so far in the billowing investigation into possible ties between Trump associates and Russian Federation in the Kremlin's efforts to skew the presidential outcome in favor of the Republican nominee. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump threatens to end Obamacare insurance 'bailouts'

Donald Trump threatens to end Obamacare insurance 'bailouts' However, the president is upset that the ACA was not repealed and tweets that he plans to just let it "implode". "We gave millions of our neighbors the greatest wealth in health care and now we need to educate them on how to use it responsibly and efficiently. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump: 'The White House is a real dump'

President Donald Trump may be trying for a reset in the West Wing, but he is making clear that he is not changing his twitter habit. "I recognize, like, 100 percent of you, just about". Trump has spent 43 days on the golf course since taking office 193 days ago. . "We have meetings every 15, 20 minutes with different people that will form our government". [Full Article...]

ISIS And Climate Change Seen As Biggest National Security Threats

ISIS And Climate Change Seen As Biggest National Security Threats A median of 47 percent across the region says China's power and influence is a major threat, the report said. In the USA, 47 percent of respondents list Russian Federation as a major threat over concerns that Russian Federation interfered in the America's 2016 presidential election linger. [Full Article...]

NIA raids Syed Ali Geelani's residence in terror funding case

NIA raids Syed Ali Geelani's residence in terror funding case He is tipped to be the likely successor to Geelani-led Tehrek-e-Hurriyat, a separatist conglomerate comprising pro-Pakistan hardline groups. Strict measures are being taken to end terror funding in Jammu and Kashmir. Behal's expulsion comes a day after he was arrested by the National Investigation Agency in connection with a terror funding case. During the in-camera proceedings, District Judge P... [Full Article...]

CNA Financial Corporation (CNA) Announces Dividend Increase - $0.30 Per Share

CNA Financial Corporation (CNA) Announces Dividend Increase - $0.30 Per Share CNA Financial Corporation has raised its dividend payment by an average of 7.7% per year over the last three years. The insurance provider reported $0.87 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.08. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that CNA Financial Corporation will post $3.25 EPS for the current fiscal year. Stock analysts at Langen Mcalenn ... [Full Article...]

Saudi launches grand Red Sea tourism project

Saudi launches grand Red Sea tourism project The Red Sea project will include diving attractions and a nature reserve, with some areas resembling the luxury hotels, islands and lagoons of the Maldives. The Red Sea project will include the development of an airport, a port, a number of hotels and luxury residences, other facilities and infrastructure, and transportation services. [Full Article...]

Millennial and Gen X Voters Outnumber Baby Boomers for First Time

Millennial and Gen X Voters Outnumber Baby Boomers for First Time Kurtzleben points out that one of the most surprising aspects of the study is that it took this long for younger voters to take center stage-there are now 126 million eligible Gen X and Millennial voters versus 98 million Baby Boomer and older voters, according to Pew. [Full Article...]

Customs official blamed for P6.4-B shabu shipment now in House custody

Customs official blamed for P6.4-B shabu shipment now in House custody The 604 kilos of meth were discovered in a Valenzuela City warehouse last May 28 by the Bureau of Customs. Taguba explained that the scheme involves using the name of BOC-accredited consignees, like EMT Trading, by another entity for a fee. [Full Article...]

White House comments on Scaramucci's exit

White House comments on Scaramucci's exit In a stunning turn of events on Friday, Trump announced on Twitter that his chief of staff Reince Priebus would be stepping down from the post , marking the shortest tenure for a White House chief of staff. Kelly starts his new job as tensions escalate with North Korea. The U.S. flew two supersonic bombers over the Korean Peninsula on Sunday in a show of force following the country's latest... [Full Article...]

California attorney exam proposal clears hurdle

While the proposal only drops the minimum score by three points, it would significantly increase the pass rate. Now more changes could be coming to California's Bar Exam, the two day test attorneys are required to take in order to legally practice law. [Full Article...]

NASCAR sets restrictions on low-tier races for Cup drivers

NASCAR sets restrictions on low-tier races for Cup drivers The regular-season finale and playoff events for both tours are also off-limits for any driver earning championship points in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, regardless of their experience level, which is different from this year, too. [Full Article...]

Taoiseach To Attend Belfast Pride Festival

Taoiseach To Attend Belfast Pride Festival Asked about the DUP's views on same-sex marriage, he said: "I won't be making any compromises". In June, Varadkar promised to use his position to campaign for same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland. The issue of same-sex marriage has become a sticking point between Sinn Féin and the DUP in re-establishing the Northern Ireland Executive. Last month, thousands attended a demonstration in Belfas... [Full Article...]

Poland ignores European Union court ban on logging in Bialowieza

Poland ignores European Union court ban on logging in Bialowieza Under the new legislation, the justice minister will be able to unilaterally replace the chief justices of common courts. Timmermans last week also threatened to pursue European Union sanctions against Poland, the so-called Article 7 procedure, over a wider package of laws that would give Ziobro sweeping powers over supreme court appointments and over the National Council of the Judiciary, whic... [Full Article...]


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