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Outrage at video of ailing Chinese Nobel laureate

Outrage at video of ailing Chinese Nobel laureate Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang repeated his standard answer earlier on Wednesday that other countries should respect the country's judicial sovereignty and "not interfere in China's internal affairs under the pretext of an individual case". [Full Article...]

Amarnath attack: Rajnath reviews security yet again

Amarnath attack: Rajnath reviews security yet again Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a tweeted statement that he was "pained beyond words on the dastardly attack" on the pilgrims, who hailed from his home state of Gujarat. In other reports, it also been reportedly said that the bus stopped due to tyre puncture and the pilgrims, who might have come out of the bus, were attacked by the overground workers (OGWs). [Full Article...]

INEC presents Adeleke with certificate of return

INEC presents Adeleke with certificate of return Adeleke polled a total of 97,480 votes, to defeat Mudashiru Hussain of the APC who secured 66,116 votes. But he gave kudos to Governor Aregbesola for providing the enabling political environment for the successful conduct of the election. [Full Article...]

Logitech to snap up console headset-maker Astro for $85 million

Logitech to snap up console headset-maker Astro for $85 million Logitech aims at gaining a strong hold in the console market, in hopes of which it has acquired Astro, which already has a reputation in the console market. "We've worked tirelessly to provide gaming gear that makes gaming more fun and gives you the tools you need to compete to win". He also noted that Logitech's presence around the world could benefit Astro products going forward. [Full Article...]

Five-judge constitution bench to hear Aadhar petitions on July 18

Five-judge constitution bench to hear Aadhar petitions on July 18 Attorney General of India, K K Venugopal told the Bench headed by Chief Justice of India J S Khehar that that matter must be referred to a nine judge bench. One of the petitions being heard is filed by former NCPCR chairperson and Magsaysay victor Shanta Sinha against 17 government notifications allegedly making Aadhaar mandatory to access welfare schemes and benefits. [Full Article...]

Chicken strike: Trader threatened for selling at ₹87/kg

Chicken strike: Trader threatened for selling at ₹87/kg The PFTC leaders said they would try to meet chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan to resolve the stalemate. Read Also: GST row: Opposition boycotts J&K assembly proceedings Isaac also mentioned that GST has not been levied on chicken and it have should be sold at only Rs 87 per kilo from Monday onwards. [Full Article...]

Horizons S&P/TSX Capped Energy Index ETF (HXE.TO) Needle Moving on Volume

The formula to arrive at a P/E ratio is simply dividing the market value price per share by earnings per share. Investors might be looking into the magic eight ball trying to project where the stock market will be heading over the next few months. [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka captain Mathews steps down after Zimbabwe low

Sri Lanka captain Mathews steps down after Zimbabwe low Sikandar Raza's stellar all-round display guided Zimbabwe to their first one-day worldwide series win over hosts Sri Lanka with a nervous three-wicket victory in the fifth and final match at Hambantota on Monday. Even though, he returned back to action during the Champions Trophy, he was unable to bowl that severely affected the balance of the side. However, their performance in limited-overs cric... [Full Article...]

Online harassment is plaguing more victims

Online harassment is plaguing more victims Only 5 percent of respondents said they did not view online harassment as a problem, with one-third saying it constituted a minor problem and 62 percent saying it is a major problem. Eight percent of respondents said they'd been specifically harassed over their race or ethnicity. Twice as many women compared to men identified their most recent harassment experience as being extremely or very ups... [Full Article...]

Pitbull's MLB All-Star attire was a swing and miss

Pitbull's MLB All-Star attire was a swing and miss Aaron Judge hit the glass behind left field that supports the retractable roof at Marlins Park. Needing 11 home runs to take the Home Run Derby title back to the Bronx, Aaron Judge hit that mark effortlessly. During the second round, Gary Sanchez took on Minnesota Twin's Miguel Sono. During their short exchange, Posey responded to Judge's flattery by passing along a compliment. [Full Article...]

'Morning Joe' Host Leaving GOP to Become Independent

'Morning Joe' Host Leaving GOP to Become Independent When Colbert asked if he was a Republican, Scarborough replied that he wasn't. "I said on the air, It's very simple, it's black and white", Scarborough said. Scarborough has expressed these thoughts in the recent past. Trump lashed out at the pair in a series of tweets, referring to them as "Psycho Joe" and "low-I.Q. [Full Article...]

GOP health plans could impact care of children, nursing home patients

GOP health plans could impact care of children, nursing home patients But Portman is well aware of the 2016 presidential election returns from OH, and he likely wants to find a way to support a repeal-and-replace bill. Every state by January 1, 1970, under Medicaid had to offer some hospital benefits, nursing home care, some laboratory and X-ray services and some coverage of doctor bills. [Full Article...]

Penn Hills woman lights boyfriend on fire, puts out flames with urine

Penn Hills woman lights boyfriend on fire, puts out flames with urine She then allegedly used a bucket of urine - which they had been using as a toilet - to put the fire out, Fox8 reports . Police said the woman's parents took Spencer to the hospital but never actually called the police about the alleged assault. [Full Article...]

Sixth mass extinction of species has already begun

Sixth mass extinction of species has already begun Human overpopulation and over-consumption by the wealthiest in society are driving factors behind the destruction of species on planet Earth , which is having a negative impact on ecosystems , according to researchers in the U.S. An alarming new study finds that, of 177 mammals analysed, all have lost at least a third of their range while more than 40 per cent have lost more than 80 per... [Full Article...]

Wildfires in British Columbia Interior begin to exact economic toll

Wildfires in British Columbia Interior begin to exact economic toll Meanwhile, the B.C. Wildfire Service announced that the first wave of 310 out-of-province firefighters had arrived the previous day, and would help bolster the 1,600 provincial personnel already involved in the fight. "We want to help relief efforts and we are encouraging our employees to support their colleagues, customers and neighbours in British Columbia ". "I think we're still aways from... [Full Article...]

'American Idol' alum Haley Reinhart arrested after allegedly punching bouncer

'American Idol' alum Haley Reinhart arrested after allegedly punching bouncer According to police, officers were called to the Lamplighter Inn at approximately 2 a.m. on Saturday on a report of unwanted subjects. When Reinhart and her group were asked to leave, she allegedly began fighting with a security guard and punched him in the face. [Full Article...]

New FBI Headquarters Plan Scrapped

New FBI Headquarters Plan Scrapped The plan would have been paid for by selling the J. Edgar Hoover Building to a developer and kicking in almost $2 billion to fund the rest. The Obama administration had sought $1.4 billion for the project this year, but congressional leaders only agreed to $523 million with a possible $315 million more from existing funds earmarked for other uses. [Full Article...]

Lexington, Louisville among best-run U.S. cities

Lexington, Louisville among best-run U.S. cities The study also breaks down quality of city services into multiple factors including financial stability, education, health, safety, economy, and infrastructure and pollution. Consequently, not everyone's needs can or will be met. Leaders must carefully consider which services are most essential, which agencies' budgets to cut or boost, whether and how high to raise taxes, among other important dec... [Full Article...]

Vehicles Bearing PB Number Prohibited to Enter Haryana Over SYL Row

Vehicles Bearing PB Number Prohibited to Enter Haryana Over SYL Row Haryana's Additional Chief Secretary, Home, Ram Niwas said law and order would be maintained in the state. Punjab and Haryana Police diverted traffic through longer routes and village roads, leading to chaos and confusion for the commuters moving from Punjab to Haryana, Delhi and beyond. [Full Article...]

Range Resources Corporation (RRC) now shows its YTD performance of -36.64 percent

Among 34 analysts covering Range Resources Corp. The institutional investor held 292,594 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $10.05M, down from 833,012 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock declared an annual dividend of $0.72 per share. Oppenheimer maintained Range Resources Corp. It turned negative, as 57 investors sold Range Resources Corp... [Full Article...]


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