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Mamata Banerjee should explain charges against nephew or resign: BJP Mamata Banerjee should explain charges against nephew or resign: BJP
- August 03, 2017

Trinamoool Congress hit back with secretary general Partha Chatterjee saying "Who are they ( BJP ) to ask Mamata Banerjee to step down?" Union Human Resources Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said Banerjee as a Leader of Opposition had protested and demanded the realtor, Raj Kishore Modi's arrest in an alleged land grab case. (more...)
Nazi death camp guard, 96, declared fit for jail Nazi death camp guard, 96, declared fit for jail
- August 03, 2017

Kathrin Soefker, spokeswoman for the prosecutors, said that a doctor's examination found former Nazi Oskar Groening physically capable of enduring his four year prison sentence with proper medical care, according to an Associated Press report . (more...)
Trump wants Afghan commander fired because he's 'losing' Trump wants Afghan commander fired because he's 'losing'
- August 03, 2017

Trump has not met Nicholson, and the Pentagon has been considering extending his time in Afghanistan. Mattis said as recently as June that "we are not winning" the war. President Trump reportedly compared the war in Afghanistan to the renovation of Manhattan's upscale 21 Club during a meeting with his military advisers. (more...)
Veteran Actor Dilip Kumar hospitalised Veteran Actor Dilip Kumar hospitalised
- August 03, 2017

Mumbai: Veteran actor Mr Dilip Kumar (94) was admitted in the ICU of the privately-run Lilavati hospital , Bandra (west) on Wednesday afternoon. According to indian Express, a source revealed that the veteran actor is still at the hospital. (more...)
Brazil votes on president's fate amid graft charges Brazil votes on president's fate amid graft charges
- August 03, 2017

Temer, the first sitting president to face a criminal charge, now faces blowback from his leftwing opponents who also fiercely oppose his business-friendly economic reforms. Mr Temer, her vice president in a shaky coalition, immediately took over. If the threshold is not reached, the charge against Temer would be suspended and he would continue with the rest of his term, which ends December 31, 2018. (more...)
Veteran's Choice Program continues... for now Veteran's Choice Program continues... for now
- August 03, 2017

Besides the $2.1 billion for Choice, the bill provides $1.8 billion to help fill approximately 49,000 vacancies in the department and authorize 28 leases for new VA clinics, some of which have been held up by bureaucratic disputes in Congress for two years. (more...)
DHS spokesman considered for WH communications director spot
- August 03, 2017

It's unclear how Trump's everyday work style will be affected by the addition of Kelly as what will amount to a military-minded chief operating officer. Says Durbin: "He is in a position where he can stabilize this White House, that's good for this country". "I've seen speculation, but at this point it's only speculation". (more...)
6 children in serious condition after chemical leak at YMCA pool 6 children in serious condition after chemical leak at YMCA pool
- August 03, 2017

The children affected range in age from 6 to 12. About 35-40 people - adults and children - were in the pool at the time. The patients were taken to Duke University Hospital and to Duke Regional Hospital for treatment, Durham County Emergency Management said. (more...)
Russian reporter punched live on air at paratrooper bash Russian reporter punched live on air at paratrooper bash
- August 03, 2017

When the reporter asked him to be quiet, the man then punched the journalist hard in the face forcing him to stop his broadcast. The man can also be heard threatening "If you are going to talk to me like that I will f*****g beat you" as Razvozzhayev staggers and holds his face after being punched. (more...)
National security adviser HR McMaster ousts second senior official on NSC National security adviser HR McMaster ousts second senior official on NSC
- August 03, 2017

McMaster is gaining firmer authority following the installation of John Kelly as the president's new chief of staff. "General McMaster appreciates the good work accomplished in the NSC's Intelligence directorate under Ezra Cohen's leadership", a White House official said in a statement Wednesday evening. (more...)
The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Lowers Position in Banco Santander-Chile (BSAC)
- August 03, 2017

NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. owned approximately 0.07% of Banco Santander-Chile worth $7,803,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 1st. Banco Santander, 's dividend payout ratio is now 27.08%. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Alpha Cubed Investments LLC Has $140,000 Stake in Banco Santander, S.A. (more...)
Matt Luke announces punishment for two Ole Miss players arrested Matt Luke announces punishment for two Ole Miss players arrested
- August 03, 2017

Police records show that the two were arrested at 6:55 p.m., then released a bit more than an hour later. According to reporter Antonio Morales , he discovered the names of Corner Ken Webster and linebacker Detric Bing-Dukes while examining the the Lafayette County Detention Center booking docket. (more...)
Pakistan EC moved against Imran Khan over sex abuse Pakistan EC moved against Imran Khan over sex abuse
- August 03, 2017

With MNA Ayesha Gulalai levelling harassment allegations at Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan and other party leaders whipped up a new debate on news bulletins and talks shows, Imran sees ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Jang Group's owner Mir Shakeel ur Rehman's hand behind "the slander" aimed at tarnishing its image . (more...)
All Saudi-bound Biman flights now hajj carriers All Saudi-bound Biman flights now hajj carriers
- August 03, 2017

Menon said 92,000 hajj pilgrims have submitted their passports to the Saudi Embassy for visas to perform hajj this year. Every Muslim who has the means is expected to perform the hajj at least once in lifetime. Alhaji Yusuf called on all state chief executives to guide against politicizing hajj activities and also stop the idea of changing pilgrims board executives frequently to ensure adequate planning in Nigeria and in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. (more...)
Patna's IGIMS asks employees to declare 'virginity' in marital status form Patna's IGIMS asks employees to declare 'virginity' in marital status form
- August 03, 2017

The employees of the institute, who were asked to fill out the questionnaire as part of their "marital declaration", were shocked by the freakish questions. Moreover, for female employees, the institute is asking to provide information regarding whether they are married to a person who has no other wife living or if they are married to a person who has more than one wife living. (more...)
U.S. preparing probe into China trade practices U.S. preparing probe into China trade practices
- August 03, 2017

The Trump administration is preparing a broad move against China over trade, according to people with knowledge of its plans, amid growing worries in the United States over a Chinese government-led effort to make the country a global leader in microchips, electric cars and other crucial technologies of the future. (more...)
White House clashes with NY Times on immigration
- August 03, 2017

It includes lines long associated with America's embrace of immigrants: "Give me your exhausted, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free ". Miller went on to ask Acosta just how many legal immigrants per year would satisfy a so-called "Statue of Liberty law of the land". The poem was engraved on the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty in 1903, seventeen years after the statue's dedication. (more...)
NY board releases public voter data to Trump voter panel NY board releases public voter data to Trump voter panel
- August 03, 2017

In all, 12 million records were mailed in CD format Wednesday afternoon by the state elections agency to the federal elections panel. The commission is seeking to collect data about voters across the country, and about 30 have have agreed to supply at least some data, according to news reports. (more...)
Senate GOP Finds More Time to Revive Obamacare Repeal Bill
- August 03, 2017

Hatch said that he would rather not work with Democrats to up cost-sharing subsidies, but he told Reuters that Republicans will likely have to do that. McConnell has promised that there will be hearings eventually, but GOP lawmakers are already complaining that they have no insight into what leadership is going to propose and are therefore unable to speak to their constituents about how the party is planning to go about achieving one of its top priorities. (more...)
Bipartisan drive to pay health insurers faces Senate hurdles Bipartisan drive to pay health insurers faces Senate hurdles
- August 03, 2017

Trump to continue making payments to health insurance companies to reimburse them for reducing the out-of-pocket medical expenses of low-income people. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY noted that insurers in three states - North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Idaho - have issued two sets of proposed rates for 2018: one rate if the administration makes cost-sharing payments and another if they do not. (more...)
Tillerson says he has differences with Trump on Iran deal Tillerson says he has differences with Trump on Iran deal
- August 03, 2017

Tillerson described the regime as an "urgent threat" and said the United States wanted to exert "peaceful pressure" on Pyongyang on the condition the country gives up its pursuit of nuclear weapons. The US position is that the Minsk accords must be implemented before anything can be done about Ukraine-related sanctions, Tillerson said. The deal Iran signed with world powers to curb its nuclear program comes with an implicit promise that the Islamic Republic will be a "good neighbor". (more...)
U.S. not seeking N Korea regime change, willing to talk: Tillerson
- August 03, 2017

North Korea conducted test of an intercontinental ballistic missile on July 3 and July 28 and Kim Jong-un has claimed the "entire USA mainland" is now within range of his Hwasong-14 missiles. Tillerson said the USA initiated a sustained and continued intensified campaign on "peaceful pressure" as the country's available options were "limited". (more...)
Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.22
- August 03, 2017

About 516,982 shares traded or 55.28% up from the average. On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) has risen 41.91% since August 1, 2016 and is uptrending. LLC raised its stake in Beazer Homes USA by 26.9% in the second quarter. 23 funds opened positions while 45 raised stakes. The monthly stock performance comes in at -0.80%. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Affinity Wealth has 0.37% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. (more...)
White House admits Trump 'weighed in' on son's Russian Federation statement
- August 03, 2017

This latest drip-drip of Russia-related information has overshadowed what the White House was hoping would be a fresh start with new chief of staff John Kelly. At a swearing-in ceremony in the Oval office on Monday, Trump praised Kelly for "record-shattering" performance in heading the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). (more...)
Francesco Totti's Roma shirt has been launched into space Francesco Totti's Roma shirt has been launched into space
- August 03, 2017

Looking to end Juventus' six-year stranglehold on the Serie A title and land their first scudetto since 2001, Roma will soon begin their first season without Totti since 1992. Totti scored 307 goals in a staggering 786 games for the Italian giants during his long career with the club. Immortalising a legend like Totti was never going to be a challenge for AS Roma. (more...)