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Kerala Blasters striker CK Vineeth honoured with Youth Icon award Kerala Blasters striker CK Vineeth honoured with Youth Icon award
- August 02, 2017

In this allowance, Rs 10,000 will be given as monthly allowance and Rs 500 per day will be given as food allowance. Later, he was sacked from the office for low attendance. However, the Sports Ministry of the Union Government did not heed to the appeal. Chitra, hailing from a poor family in Mundoor in Palakkad, has won many National and worldwide gold medals in race items. (more...)
US Senate Democrats Ready to Work With Trump, Republicans on Tax Reform
- August 02, 2017

Short singled out several states where Democrats are facing tough reelection bids, including Montana, North Dakota, Ohio and Indiana. Republicans hope to have Trump sign a tax overhaul into law by December. Brown dismissed any threats from the White House with the sarcastic retort, "that's a really good way to get bipartisan cooperation". If there has ever been a failure as Senate majority leader, it is Mitch McConnell , who, after seven years of trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act ... (more...)
Test Missile Launched From Vandenberg AFB Amid North Korea Tensions
- August 02, 2017

The missile test was not a response to actions by North Korea, according to media reports. But that rhetoric contradicts somewhat the more nuanced talking points coming from Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who insisted that the United States isn't seeking regime change in North Korea. (more...)
Local committee faces lawsuit threat over pierogi festival Local committee faces lawsuit threat over pierogi festival
- August 02, 2017

In the complaint, the committee asks for a judge to declare Edwardsville Hometown Committee has and not infringed the "Pierogi Fest" trademark, as well as award damages suffered by the Edwardsville Pierogi Festival and pay for all attorney fees in the case. (more...)
Sonakshi Sinha to pair up with Ramdev on TV? Sonakshi Sinha to pair up with Ramdev on TV?
- August 02, 2017

The shooting of the show will be done at Powai studio from Tuesday. "It's a youth-oriented show and the contestants will be singing bhajans and devotional songs set to contemporary tunes". Shooting for something super special and first of its kind. will announce sooooon! Baba Ramdev never missed a chance to share his insights and teachings with the audience but to see him as a judge in a TV reality show would definitely surprise his followers. (more...)
70 army cadets rescued from Mournes 70 army cadets rescued from Mournes
- August 02, 2017

United Kingdom coast guard officials say in a social media post that all members of the group have been accounted for, although some may be suffering from exposure. Rescue teams from Newcastle, Bangor and Kilkeel, as well as helicopters based at Caernarfon and Prestwick, are involved in the operation. The PSNI has asked drivers to avoid Head Road in Annalong due to a build-up of traffic. (more...)
Driving bans now recognised on both sides of the border Driving bans now recognised on both sides of the border
- August 02, 2017

Laws changed in Northern Ireland and the Republic on Tuesday to give effect to a road safety agreement signed between the United Kingdom and Irish governments in 2015. He added that the measures would contribute towards the government's aim of maintaining the common travel... The new measures are underpinned by an worldwide agreement between Ireland and the United Kingdom, and primary legislative provisions in both countries. (more...)
Kushner says Trump campaign was too dysfunctional to collude
- August 02, 2017

In the following days, emails emerged that showed not only did Trump's eldest son know the objective of the meeting was to pass along supposedly damaging information about Hillary Clinton, but that the info was "part of a Russian government effort to aid his father's candidacy". (more...)
Neymar 1/20 to join PSG after telling Barca he wants out Neymar 1/20 to join PSG after telling Barca he wants out
- August 02, 2017

Such a fee would smash the current record £89.3 million ($111 million, 105.2 million euros) Manchester United paid for Paul Pogba previous year. The Independent also understands that some of his senior Barcelona teammates have been aggravated by the way his exit has panned out, and feel that his departure is now what's best for the club. (more...)
Obesity, childless rates high among Sask. adults, Stats Canada says Obesity, childless rates high among Sask. adults, Stats Canada says
- August 02, 2017

Of the 14.1 million households in Canada in 2016, 28.2 per cent comprised only a single person - the highest proportion of single-person households ever recorded and the most common living arrangement captured in the 2016 count, a first for the country. (more...)
Trump aims to cut legal immigration with new legislation Trump aims to cut legal immigration with new legislation
- August 02, 2017

It would seek an immigration system based on merit and skills instead of family connections. Supporters of the proposal said it would help low-skilled American workers forced to compete with immigrants for work. But backers of stricter immigration limits say allowing unskilled people into the country acts to keep wages low, especially for workers with just a high-school degree. (more...)
Chelsea Clinton thanks WH staff after Trump calls it a 'dump' Chelsea Clinton thanks WH staff after Trump calls it a 'dump'
- August 02, 2017

I guess that would make his administration the trash? The Center for American Progress Action Fund's website IsTrumpAtMarALago.org estimates that Trump's weekend vacations at Mar-a-Lago have already cost taxpayers $29 million. Trump has spent over 20% of his time in office (over 43 visits), at his golf clubs and was most recently spotted at his Virginia property on 30 July. (more...)
UN rights chief 'deeply concerned' by Venezuela opposition arrests UN rights chief 'deeply concerned' by Venezuela opposition arrests
- August 02, 2017

The arrests came after Washington on Monday ordered sanctions against Maduro, describing him as "dictator" for the first time, with the freezing of assets that he may have under United States jurisdiction and the ban on financial transactions, Efe news reported . (more...)
Amazon's Cloud Operations in China Faces Censors Scrutiny Amazon's Cloud Operations in China Faces Censors Scrutiny
- August 02, 2017

VPNs permitted the access to its users for the China's so-called 'Great Firewall.' The primary intention behind it is to restrict the access to overseas sites. In the case of the San Bernadino killer "the law in the United States supported us", said Mr Cook. It has also been at the receiving end of Chinese censorship, with its iBooks and iTunes Movie services shut down past year. (more...)
Venezuela's Maduro threatens to jail opposition leaders, is sanctioned by US Venezuela's Maduro threatens to jail opposition leaders, is sanctioned by US
- August 02, 2017

Polls were scheduled to close at 6 p.m. ET, but officials extended voting by one hour. At a news conference Monday, the attorney general, Ortega Diaz, whose office fulfills the function of public advocate, said the new assembly runs counter to the spirit of late President Hugo Chavez, who was Maduro's mentor, and that it has isolated Venezuela in the global community. (more...)
Trump says he won't stop tweeting Trump says he won't stop tweeting
- August 02, 2017

Still, a majority of Trump voters, 54 percent, did feel it was appropriate-but it would seem to be incorrect to write off more than one-quarter of the people who supported Trump in November as "enemies" of the president. On Tuesday Ms Huckabee Sanders also confirmed that President Trump has not yet signed a bill which would impose new sanctions on Russian Federation. (more...)
'US-China trade nothing to do with N. Korean conflict' 'US-China trade nothing to do with N. Korean conflict'
- August 02, 2017

The Chinese government didn't immediately respond to a request for comment Wednesday. "China welcomes USA states, including MI, to. enhance bilateral trade and investment, . The section is aimed at protecting US industries from unfair trade practices of foreign countries. "China has no magic wand to solve the (problem)", the article said. (more...)
Trump dictated son's statement on 2016 meeting with Russian lawyer, report says Trump dictated son's statement on 2016 meeting with Russian lawyer, report says
- August 02, 2017

CUOMO: The one over the weekend that the President's team was helping with. "Now someone can claim he's the one who attempted to mislead". On July 8, Trump Jr. Moscow responded to the White House statement last weekend by ordering a reduction in the number of US diplomats in Russian Federation. As the Post pointed out, it's not illegal to mislead journalists, but the president's involvement could attract more attention from Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating any ties ... (more...)
Thai ex-PMs acquitted of abusing power Thai ex-PMs acquitted of abusing power
- August 02, 2017

The defendants had been accused of authorising police to use force against protesters who had blockaded the National Assembly building. At the time it appeared that numerous injuries were caused by out-of-date tear gas canisters that exploded after being fired, but the court said blame could not be definitively assigned. (more...)
'Three Musketeers' Terror Group Convicted of Plotting Lee Rigby-Style Attack 'Three Musketeers' Terror Group Convicted of Plotting Lee Rigby-Style Attack
- August 02, 2017

Instead, they found the JD Sports bag in the foot well containing a partially-constructed pipe bomb and meat cleaver with the word "kafir" - non-believer - scratched on it in readiness for an imminent attack. "I'm really proud of our officers; I'm particularly proud of our undercover operatives who were in an incredibly unsafe situation". The court heard that the men named themselves after Alexander Dumas' literary trio in encrypted messages exchanged on Telegram as part of their conspiracy, ... (more...)
Trump son's statement on Russian Federation lawyer meeting was 'true': White House Trump son's statement on Russian Federation lawyer meeting was 'true': White House
- August 02, 2017

While it is not illegal for a president to mislead the public or the press, legal experts say the episode will likely be of interest to Federal Bureau of Investigation special counsel Robert Mueller as he investigates Russia's election interference and whether the Trump campaign has sought to cover up any interactions it had with Russians past year. (more...)
Badoo: Lagos Police Confirm 4 Killed In Latest Ikorodu Attack Badoo: Lagos Police Confirm 4 Killed In Latest Ikorodu Attack
- August 02, 2017

Acting on a tip off, the policemen stormed the shrine located at the outskirts of Ikorodu town, and while there, the head of the shrine was forced to take them around. To contain the menace of Badoo , Owoseni tasked the chiefs to know their subjects and compel landlords in their domain to be documented. The activities of Badoo gang is an internal crime. (more...)
Spare America a do-over on health care. Seize the bipartisan moment
- August 02, 2017

You might never need it, but insurance companies couldn't survive (or profit) covering only people who have crashes. Referring to the federal health insurance program for people 65 years and older Warren continued, " Medicare works for many people across this country". (more...)
Republicans Criticize Trump Amid Controversy Surrounding Son's Russia Statement
- August 02, 2017

If Trump purposely misled the public about his son's meeting with Russians, that could provide compelling evidence of a cover-up to special counsel Robert Mueller, who is looking into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. US investigators are probing whether there was collusion between the Kremlin and Trump's Republican presidential campaign. He described the process of drafting a statement as "a communal situation that involved communications people and various lawyers". (more...)
N candidate, others to file nomination papers for PM today
- August 02, 2017

It bears mentioning that the decision to elect Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as the prime minister came during a parliamentary meeting of the PML-N on Saturday. Abbasi secured 221 votes in the assembly followed by those of candidate of Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Naveed Qamar, 47. From the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) side, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, the Awami Muslim League chief, has submitted his papers. (more...)