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Ryan: Priebus Doing Fantastic Job at White House
- July 28, 2017

A reporter for the Daily Beast said he is known to be confused about conversational conventions like "on background" and "off the record". Yet after Scaramucci's call-in CNN performance - a move lifted from his boss' playbook - it was hard to see how the two could mend fences. (more...)
New Tappan Zee Bridge opening date announced New Tappan Zee Bridge opening date announced
- July 28, 2017

Last month, New York's legislature approved renaming the $4 billion bridge after Cuomo's late father. The bridge, officially named the Gov. Mario M. Some object to having Thruway users from the entire state pay for the cost of the new bridge. And Cuomo did not say by how much the tolls would be or if they would increase to pay for the bridge. (more...)
Gaming and Leisure Properties reports 2Q results
- July 28, 2017

About 374,546 shares traded. Gaming and Leisure Properties has a 12 month low of $29.32 and a 12 month high of $38.89. It has underperformed by 5.78% the S&P500. EXC's profit will be $500.06M for 17.59 P/E if the $0.54 EPS becomes a reality. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in Gaming and Leisure Properties by 4,109.0% in the first quarter. (more...)
FG Stops Oil Exploration in Chad Basin FG Stops Oil Exploration in Chad Basin
- July 28, 2017

A humanitarian worker in the area said there were about 30 people on the exploration team, which was partially made up of staff members from the University of Maiduguri. Activities on the Nigerian side had to stop in November 2014 because of Boko Haram violence but the military gave permission to resume exploration in November a year ago, according to Kachikwu. (more...)
Local law makers respond to healthcare repeal vote Local law makers respond to healthcare repeal vote
- July 28, 2017

Now, it appears there is a chance a vote could happen after all to replace and repeal the current health care law before Congress recesses next month. Don't allow the Senate Republicans to get away with this theft of health and life to give tax rebates to the wealthy. Perhaps the most striking vote was cast by West Virginia's Shelley Moore Capito‏ (R), who assured voters just last week, "I will only vote to proceed to repeal legislation if I am confident there is a replacement plan that ... (more...)
Trump ex-campaign chair talks with Senate investigators
- July 28, 2017

Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley and Democratic Sen. Kushner faces questions about his involvement in a June 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer. The Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing Wednesday morning about foreign agents and attempts to influence the US election. (more...)
McCain expected to return to Arizona to start cancer treatment Monday McCain expected to return to Arizona to start cancer treatment Monday
- July 28, 2017

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., will return to his home state to begin cancer treatment on Monday, CNN reports . Campus Reform reached out to Allred and Goldrick-Rab for comment, but did not receive a response in time for publication. Rand Paul objected, as he wanted votes on his amendments on war authorization and indefinite detention . McCain is chairman of the armed services committee, and he leads the annual defense bill that authorizes Pentagon spending and sets military policy. (more...)
Abducted Epe-Lagos students released Abducted Epe-Lagos students released
- July 28, 2017

The students, who were kidnapped on May 25, had remained in captivity despite promises that they would be rescued in a short time. The students were abducted at around 5 a.m. "They are likely going to take them to Alausa (Lagos State Government Secretariat)", she said. Recall that last week Acting President Yemi Osinbajo had given assurances of the safe return of the kidnapped Lagos secondary school students . (more...)
Syrian army forces advance against ISIS in Deir ez-Zor
- July 28, 2017

The Russian-backed Syrian Army and the USA -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF, basically Kurdish) are closing in on Raqqa, a city IS declared the capital of its Islamic Caliphate and so far its main stronghold in Syria. They also interrogated the civilians, trying to learn who had smuggled them out. Rami Abdurrahman, who heads Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said IS fighters used motorcycles in the Thursday attack. (more...)
Juventus star discusses transfer links to Barcelona, Man Utd Juventus star discusses transfer links to Barcelona, Man Utd
- July 28, 2017

But with Neymar continuing to be linked to Paris Saint-Germain, Dybala's name is supposedly back in contention during transfer discussions at the Nou Camp. On Friday, La Repubblica reported that Juve are keen to keep the 23-year-old at the club but would sell if an offer of €120m (£107m) came in. There is speculation suggesting a potential move by Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain would see the Blaugrana up their efforts to sign the Juve forward. (more...)
Venezuela opposition to block streets as assembly vote looms Venezuela opposition to block streets as assembly vote looms
- July 28, 2017

Other authoritarian signs: More than 3,000 people have been arrested since March 2017, and more than 100 protesters have died in clashes with pro-government forces over the past four months. Maduro called the United States punishment "illegal, insolent and unprecedented". Worldwide concern has mounted, with the United States, European Union, United Nations and major Latin American nations urging Maduro to halt his plan. (more...)
Christy Clark to step down as BC Liberal leader Christy Clark to step down as BC Liberal leader
- July 28, 2017

In an email to B.C. Liberal Party supporters, Clark said she made the decision to resign this morning. She said she informed her caucus colleagues about her decision to leave as leader effective August 4. Liberals won the 2017 election but dropped six seats and fell short of a majority. She was known for pursuing resource projects like the Site C dam and LNG development. (more...)
Help please. I have a boa constrictor stuck to my face! Help please. I have a boa constrictor stuck to my face!
- July 28, 2017

Dispatcher: You're outside with a boa constrictor stuck to your face? According to WKYC , rescuers found the woman on the ground on East Lake Road, which is very close to the shores of Lake Erie, according to Google Maps . A call came into 911 Thursday, the likes of which, few people have ever heard. The woman was taken to a hospital for apparent non-life threatening injuries. (more...)
Senate Dems Unanimously Refuse to Vote in Favor of Medicare for All Senate Dems Unanimously Refuse to Vote in Favor of Medicare for All
- July 28, 2017

It's not even something that Daines supports. "I think eventually we'll have a single-payer system", said the former USA leader, a Democrat, speaking in front of a full congregation and hundreds of visitors. During the debate on Thursday, Sanders called the amendment an "old political trick". Once Republicans show us their final bill, Sen. As part of the legislative process to repeal the Affordable Care Act , senators from both parties were free to force their colleagues to vote on ... (more...)
Free movement of people between UK, EU to end in 2019: ministers Free movement of people between UK, EU to end in 2019: ministers
- July 28, 2017

We're very clear about that'. Home secretary Amber Rudd is commissioning the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC ) to carry out a detailed analysis on a sector-by-sector basis of the impact of European Union migration to the UK. "But that at least allows us to negotiate", the third official added. "We can not control our net migration levels fully until we leave the European Union", he said. (more...)
Chevron Swings to Profit, Buoyed by Cost Cuts Chevron Swings to Profit, Buoyed by Cost Cuts
- July 28, 2017

It has underperformed by 91.43% the S&P500. Greenleaf Trust increased its stake in Chevron Corp Com ( CVX ) by 77.55% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Outfitter Advsrs reported 0.27% in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX). (NYSE: PEG ) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $0.58 per share on revenue of $2.30 billion. (more...)
Potash Corp. misses 2Q profit forecasts Potash Corp. misses 2Q profit forecasts
- July 28, 2017

Trellus Management Company LLC bought a new position in shares of Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan during the second quarter worth approximately $652,000. for the same period in the prior year, company reported $0.18 EPS. During the same quarter previous year, the firm posted $0.18 earnings per share. According to Research firm Zacks, "Potash has outperformed the Research Firm Zacks categorized Fertilizers industry over a year". (more...)
Supreme Court turns down abortion plea of 10-year-old rape survivor Supreme Court turns down abortion plea of 10-year-old rape survivor
- July 28, 2017

The PIL was filed after a Chandigarh district court on July 18 refused to let the girl undergo the abortion. After a lower court refused to grant permission to a Chandigarh based 10-year old rape survivor to abort her 26-week fetus, the Supreme Court had chose to help out the girl and directed medical examination of the girl and her foetus at PGI. (more...)
Mamata Banerjee to back Congress pick for RS from Bengal Mamata Banerjee to back Congress pick for RS from Bengal
- July 28, 2017

The Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress has supported the Congress candidate, The Indian Express said. WITH THE CPM rebuffing the Congress' offer to back Sitaram Yechury for Rajya Sabha from the state, the party on Thursday chose to field sitting MP Pradeep Bhattacharya. (more...)
USA woman fired from job for threatening to kill all Muslims USA woman fired from job for threatening to kill all Muslims
- July 28, 2017

Horab & Wentz, a Fargo accounting firm, said on Wednesday they would fire Hensley after fielding so many calls about the matter, saying they didn't want the viral episode reflecting on their business. "The place I felt welcomed", he said. During her fit of rage, she unleashed a racist tirade on the women. "She called me from the window and told me, 'Come on, fix the parking, '" she said. (more...)
More modest overhaul of Obamacare gains traction with GOP senators More modest overhaul of Obamacare gains traction with GOP senators
- July 28, 2017

Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska voted no, despite intense pressure from the White House. And the vote itself was tense, with Vice President Mike Pence - who was on hand to possibly break a tie - instead working to convince Republicans who voted no on the plan to change their minds. (more...)
Labour in disarray over Brexit after Diane Abbott single market claim Labour in disarray over Brexit after Diane Abbott single market claim
- July 28, 2017

The shadow home secretary became the latest member of Jeremy Corbyn 's top team to take to the airwaves to hint Labour could back staying in the trade zone. Asked about the Tory attacks in a TV interview earlier this week, Mr Corbyn said: "I recognised it was a huge burden, I did not make a commitment we would write it off because I couldn't at that stage". (more...)
Brexit transition could last until 2022: Britain Brexit transition could last until 2022: Britain
- July 28, 2017

He added that due to the late time scale on the Migration Advisory Committee [MAC], which is set to conclude in September 2018, "people are quite entitled to question its goal". The Home Secretary has asked the independent Migration Advisory Committee to look into the issue. Mr. Hammond was arguing for a so-called "transition period" after Brexit, and Ms. (more...)
Who is Anthony Scaramucci? Who is Anthony Scaramucci?
- July 28, 2017

President Donald Trump's new White House Communications Director spoke with the BBC's Emily Maitlis on Wednesday, touching on a variety of topics. The Attorney General has said that he will serve as long as Mr Trump wants him too but has acknowledged that it has not been the "best week" in his relationship with the President. (more...)
Jordanian killed and Israeli injured inside the Israeli embassy in Amman Jordanian killed and Israeli injured inside the Israeli embassy in Amman
- July 28, 2017

Another Jordanian, identified as the owner of the building, was injured in the gunfire and later succumbed to his wounds at the hospital. The government source said an initial investigation indicated that Jawawdeh and the security guard "fell out over some dispute which led to a stabbing and a shooting". (more...)