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Aug 6: Hiroshima Day held without Yasukuni Shrine controversy this year Aug 6: Hiroshima Day held without Yasukuni Shrine controversy this year
- August 06, 2017

Japan marked the 72nd anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima today, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe renewing calls for a move toward world free of nuclear weapons. August 6 is observed as Hiroshima Day, while August 9 as Nagasaki Day. On the 6 August 1945, 140,000 people were killed after the USA dropped an atomic bomb in the Japanese city of Hiroshima. (more...)
Dr M playing Zahid against Najib diminishes respect for him Dr M playing Zahid against Najib diminishes respect for him
- August 06, 2017

Datuk Seri Zahid himself was defending against an earlier claim by Dr Mahathir that it was Mr Zahid who called for the ouster of the Prime Minister via a no-confidence vote in Parliament in 2015, at the height of the financial scandal involving state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad. (more...)
Stephen Miller could replace Mooch as White House communications director
- 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...)
McConnell: GOP lacks sufficient support to change Senate filibuster rule
- August 06, 2017

Republicans , though, could clash with their Democratic colleagues over the tax cut warning. They dissed the White House budget director, defended the attorney general against the president's attacks and passed veto-proof sanctions on Russian Federation over his administration's objections. (more...)
United Kingdom ready to pay up to 40 billion euros to leave EU United Kingdom ready to pay up to 40 billion euros to leave EU
- August 06, 2017

A report from the Institute of Directors (IOD) has said this is the "simplest solution" to avoid any chaos from the withdrawal which could damage the UK's economy. With the Bank of England cutting forecasts for growth this year and next as it sees worries by businesses and consumers about Brexit crimping investment and spending, there is an urgent need for the government to agree a "transitional, interim or bridging" arrangement, theInstitute of Directors said in a new report outlining the ... (more...)
Gilmar Mendes diz que processo penal virou Gilmar Mendes diz que processo penal virou "bagunça completa" e critica Janot
- August 06, 2017

O colegiado que vai julgar o novo pedido de prisão é composto pelos ministros Alexandre de Moraes, Rosa Weber, Luiz Fux e Luís Roberto Barroso, além do relator. O senador tucano é investigado em outros oito inquéritos no Supremo. "Tudo isso que já falei: doutrina de Curitiba [em referência à Operação Lava Jato], doutrina Janot [Rodrigo Janot, atual procurador-geral da República], isso não tem nada a ver com direito, é uma loucura completa que se estabeleceu". (more...)
Operação Lava Jato: ex-secretário de Eduardo Paes é preso Operação Lava Jato: ex-secretário de Eduardo Paes é preso
- August 06, 2017

A Operação "Rio 40 graus" cumpriu nove mandados de prisão preventiva e um de prisão temporária. A empreiteira, além de denunciar um suposto esquema de cobrança de propinas comandado por integrantes do PMDB do Rio , também delatou irregularidades na Secretaria Municipal de Obras. (more...)
Republicans Determined to Act on Health Care - But How?
- August 06, 2017

And the poorer his record of accomplishment, the better their chances of defeating him in 2020 - assuming he lasts that long and runs again. I will sit out as many elections as it takes to replace them . Centrist lawmakers from both parties, calling themselves the Problem Solvers Caucus, have advanced a sensible set of reform proposals. "It's complicated and important to every single American in a way that even the health care bill was not", said former Rep. (more...)
Linval Joseph the latest to get an extension from the Minnesota Vikings Linval Joseph the latest to get an extension from the Minnesota Vikings
- August 06, 2017

After signing Everson Griffen and Xavier Rhodes to extensions Linval Joseph became the latest Vike to ink a new deal. I want to thank the organization, the ownership, thank God and thank my agent Bill Johnson. I think he cares an terrible lot about the guys around him. "He's the best athlete that I can think of that I've been involved with at that spot", said Mike Zimmer . (more...)
GOP Sen. Lamar Alexander on Healthcare 'Rescue Mission' GOP Sen. Lamar Alexander on Healthcare 'Rescue Mission'
- August 06, 2017

But this is America. "I think Gen. Kelly is a big step in the right direction in organizing the administration so we can coordinate our activities better", Cornyn told CNN . Another option is Trump could stop paying subsidies for members of Congress and most of their staff. Obamacare shifted Congress off its federal government health plan and onto the Obamacare exchanges. (more...)
Noble Midstream Partners LP Noble Midstream Partners LP
- August 06, 2017

Noble Midstream Partners LP is engaged in owning, operating, developing and acquiring a range of domestic midstream infrastructure assets. The Company's segments include Dominion Energy, which consists of gas transportation, liquefied natural gas (LNG) import and storage, and Corporate and Other. (more...)
Jason Taylor Enters the Pro Football Hall of Fame Jason Taylor Enters the Pro Football Hall of Fame
- August 06, 2017

Enshrinement Week features a number of events for fans and inductees, including autograph sessions, photo opportunities with the Gold Jackets and a parade. Andersen also connected on almost 80 percent of his career field goal attempts and only missed 10 extra point kicks. Davis played only seven seasons and 78 regular-season games but surely made them count, especially the 1998 season. (more...)
What the Statue of Liberty says
- August 06, 2017

With a handful of lines, she would do more to shape the raging debate about national identity than nearly any poet in the history of our country, but only after her death in 1887. The Statue of Liberty , covered with verdigris and weathered by more than a century of wind and salt, is no more the gleaming copper monument it was in 1886 than the poem is a bunch of lines inscribed on a piece of bronze. (more...)
July jobs report: 4 things to know
- August 06, 2017

The Dow has reached a new high, on average, once every seven days since recovering from the Great Recession in March 2013. One reason for the lacklustre wage growth may be that numerous job gains this year have been in lower-paid industries such as leisure and hospitality, where the average hourly wage was less than $15.50 in July. (more...)
United States tables draft resolution in United Nations to tighten sanctions against N. Korea United States tables draft resolution in United Nations to tighten sanctions against N. Korea
- August 06, 2017

The 15 countries of the Security Council will have before them a text written by the USA, which proposes a significant tightening of sanctions on Pyongyang, Efe news reported. At the same time, a Security Council diplomat said an agreement between the US and China on a draft resolution "will play out over the next few days". (more...)
After Health Care Victory, Senate Democrats Seek Compromise on Tax Plan
- August 06, 2017

And I think they saw that there were going to be a lot of people who were going to be hurt, particular people who don't have much of a voice, who the machine in the system grinds down, and they pulled back. "They have been unified in opposition to Republicans on other issues". The uncertainty shows that last week's wreck of the Republican drive to repeal the Affordable Care Act hasn't blunted the issue's sharp-edged politics. (more...)
EC notice to YSRC president Jagan Mohan Reddy for Naidu remark EC notice to YSRC president Jagan Mohan Reddy for Naidu remark
- August 06, 2017

The TDP cadre staged a dharna and rasta roko at Gandhi Statue here on Saturday. TDP MLC Adireddy Apparao said Mr. Jagan was trying to come to power by instigating the people. ZP Chairperson Girvani Chandra Prakash mentioned that Chandrababu has fulfilled all the election promises besides introducing welfare schemes for BC, SC, ST and Minorities. (more...)
Trump aims at insurers in battle over healthcare subsidies Trump aims at insurers in battle over healthcare subsidies
- August 06, 2017

Alexander stressed that stabilizing the marketplace for 2018 is only step one, and that after that, lawmakers will continue to work towards a more robust individual insurance market for the long term. Department of Health and Human Services. "They are no more a bailout than payments made by the government to a private company for building a bomber", he said. (more...)
Supreme Court hears 'love jihad' case, seeks response from NIA Supreme Court hears 'love jihad' case, seeks response from NIA
- August 06, 2017

Jahan has sought a stay on the divorce order of Kerala high court which had ruled that he married his wife after she was being radicalized by people associated with Islamic State and other terrorist organizations. Kerala HC bench of Justice K Surendra Mohan and Justice Abraham Mathew, noting that "national interest is at stake", on May 25 ordered Kerala's director general of police (DGP) to conduct "comprehensive" investigation into cases of "love jihad" and have incidents of forced ... (more...)
Cause determined for Detwiler Fire in Mariposa County Cause determined for Detwiler Fire in Mariposa County
- August 06, 2017

Cal Fire said the specific circumstances surrounding the cause remain under investigation. It was not clear if the shooting was legal or illegal. "Firefighters continued working the fire and continued to mop up and patrol lines", Cal Fire said in a statement. (more...)
Topeka weather: Flash flood watch in Shawnee County, flood advisory around Manhattan Topeka weather: Flash flood watch in Shawnee County, flood advisory around Manhattan
- August 06, 2017

The last wave of rain will track into the area around 9PM-10PM tonight . A marginal (low) severe weather threat exists for the far western portion of the Five on Your Side viewing area. Up to three inches had already fallen in some areas. It's important to heed on the side of caution and never try to cross a flooded road or camp near a stream. (more...)
Luther family mourning 4-month-old girl found in vehicle Luther family mourning 4-month-old girl found in vehicle
- August 06, 2017

A grandmother left her job Friday afternoon in Oklahoma City to pick up the baby from the Apple Creek Learning Center in Luther, but discovered the child wasn't there. "Things like this aren't supposed to happen", Opgrande said, "but they do". Authorities were still investigating the case Friday evening and no charges had been filed. (more...)
Adelson reveals Netanyahu asked him to cancel popular weekend section of newspaper Adelson reveals Netanyahu asked him to cancel popular weekend section of newspaper
- August 06, 2017

The police recommendation does not carry any legal weight and it is for prosecutors to decide whether to press charges or not. An ongoing criminal investigation of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has taken a major step forward as his former chief of staff has agreed to testify against him, a court-issued gag order released by police reveals. (more...)
Trump and China: Getting Beyond North Korea
- August 06, 2017

A senior Trump administration official said on Tuesday that Trump was close to a decision on how to respond to what he considers China's unfair trade practices and was considering action that could lead to tariffs or other trade restrictions on Chinese goods. (more...)
North Korea top of agenda at ASEAN meeting North Korea top of agenda at ASEAN meeting
- August 06, 2017

The Foreign Minister will also hold a number of bilateral meetings with his counterparts from the 10 member regional bloc as well as dialogue partners to discuss and strengthen cooperation on strategic issues of common concern. At the time, the leaders of both South and North Koreas had just held a historic summit in June, and Pyongyang appeared to be intensifying its diplomatic outreach to worldwide organizations. (more...)

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