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Giants won't face Gray after A's trade Monday starter

Giants won't face Gray after A's trade Monday starter The Yankees have turned the corner, which means this year could well become much more success than growing process. Gray will help the Yankees as they look to improve their standing in the American League East, which they now lead over the Boston Red Sox by half a game. [Full Article...]

Little steps down as Labour leader

Little steps down as Labour leader All eyes now will be on the next round of polls to see if there is any improvement on the results that ultimately resulted in Mr Little's demise. Prime Minister Bill English said the change of leadership would not solve Labour's problems. [Full Article...]

McCain should know best Trump is right on transgender issue

McCain should know best Trump is right on transgender issue President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday 7/26/17 that transgender individuals will not be allowed to serve in the USA military " in any capacity ", saying they would cause "tremendous medical costs and disruption". The question is whether these people will be subjected to the misery of lying and concealment. or whether they will be allowed to serve their country while being honest about who they... [Full Article...]

White House Lays Out Ambitious Deadline For Tax Reform

White House Lays Out Ambitious Deadline For Tax Reform Republicans say they are optimistic about their ability to hammer out a tax package, with the momentum to be driven increasingly by two powerful congressional committees rather than the chaotic Trump administration. The House and the Senate , he said, would then pass bills in succession in October and November, sending the tax legislation to Mr. Trump's desk before December. [Full Article...]

Illinois Democrats hand over K-12 school funding bill to Gov. Rauner

Illinois Democrats hand over K-12 school funding bill to Gov. Rauner Cullerton urged Rauner to "do the right thing" and sign the legislation, which is aimed at making school funding more equitable and ensuring districts have adequate funds to educate students. If Rauner vetoes the bill and the legislature does not agree to the changes or can not get the three-fifths majority needed for an override, lawmakers worry the process starts back at square one. [Full Article...]

Heat wave expected Tuesday

Heat wave expected Tuesday According to the National Weather Service , the Longview area could be hit with temperatures of 103 degrees by Wednesday, with highs of 95 and 97 on Tuesday and Thursday, respectively. The University of OR is preparing for this week's blistering forecast by asking buildings to take certain precautions. Thursday should be the hottest day for most spots when highs will probably be within 5 degrees ... [Full Article...]

DA seeking death penalty for Phillip Stroupe II

DA seeking death penalty for Phillip Stroupe II Bryson's body was found in a corn field in Arden, NC. The trio claims Stroupe threatened to kill them if they didn't help him. Deputies say Bryson left his Mills River home in the South Mills River Road area just after 8:30 a.m. Neither McDonald nor Newman would say how Bryson was killed, saying it could hamper their investigation and Stroupe's prosecution. It wasn't known if he had a lawyer... [Full Article...]

Putin passes law that will ban VPNs in Russian Federation

Putin passes law that will ban VPNs in Russian Federation How major tech companies react to the news remains to be seen with signs that Apple at least is following Chinese government rulings starting with the removal of dozens of VPN apps from the Chinese App Store over the weekend . "These apps remain available in all other markets where they do business". Golden Frog, meanwhile, said they "are extremely disappointed that Apple has bowed to pressure ... [Full Article...]

Cooper says contractor must be held accountable for OBX power outage

Cooper says contractor must be held accountable for OBX power outage The company responsible for the damage, PLC Construction, said it had engineers evaluating the severity of the damage and said no timetable had been established for how long it would take to complete repairs. "If they purchased before this happened yeah, if they wait until it happens then try to purchase the insurance that's not going to work", said Bowen. [Full Article...]

Asian equities gain after China Caixin manufacturing PMI data

Asian equities gain after China Caixin manufacturing PMI data Likewise, the new orders index slid to 52.8 in July from 53.1 and the new export orders indicator declined to 50.9 from 52 in June . "July's PMI signals a slight softening of the manufacturing sector", Raymond Yeung, the Hong Kong-based chief economist at Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd, told Bloomberg. [Full Article...]

US VP wants better relations with Russian Federation

US VP wants better relations with Russian Federation President Trump has been unclear in the past about where he draws the line with Russian Federation. US Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday visits Estonia to reassure the three Baltic NATO members, concerned over neighbouring Russia's military activity, before continuing on to Georgia and Montenegro with the same mission. [Full Article...]

Ex-Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio found guilty in criminal contempt case

Ex-Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio found guilty in criminal contempt case Arpaio, 85, who lost his bid for re-election as Maricopa County sheriff last November after 24 years in office, faces a maximum penalty of six months in jail and a fine when he is sentenced on the misdemeanor offense on October 5. Joe Arpaio is in this for the long haul, and he will continue his fight to vindicate himself, to prove his innocence, and to protect the public". The lawyer also ... [Full Article...]

Israel placed 'dangerous chemicals' at Al-Aqsa

Israel placed 'dangerous chemicals' at Al-Aqsa Amro further stated that specialized committees are continuing to assess and survey the damage, and will provide the official bodies with all the results once they are completed. The Palestinian National Authority, Fatah, Hamas and the Waqf religious trust that administers the site all backed the boycott. "Palestinian traders in Jerusalem depend largely on the vast numbers of worshippers who regul... [Full Article...]

NASA issues safety warning for unsafe eclipse glasses

NASA issues safety warning for unsafe eclipse glasses The event, which will be seen first in OR and cut diagonally across 14 states to SC, will be the first total solar eclipse visible coast-to-coast since 1918. NASA says buying your eclipse glasses on Amazon does not ensure their safety. Diagram showing the Earth-sun-moon geometry of a total solar eclipse . [Full Article...]

Xi Wants World Class Army Loyal to Ruling Party

Xi Wants World Class Army Loyal to Ruling Party A major military parade, part of the celebrations of the 90th anniversary of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA), is being viewed as a pointed reminder of President Xi Jinping's firm grip on power. China said in March it would raise its defence spending by around seven percent this year, the slowest annual percentage increase since 1991. Beijing is engaged in a decades-long build-up and m... [Full Article...]

Signal may be from first 'exomoon'

Signal may be from first 'exomoon' Exomoons can be found using the same method but seeing how moons are far smaller than planets , they're also much harder to spot. The astronomers couldn't find any predictions of a Neptune-sized moon in the literature, but Dr. In this case, Kepler-1625b may have gained a "moon", but theoretical models predict that normally migration is bad for moons, with gravitational encounters between plan... [Full Article...]

Microsoft kills Word Flow keyboard for iOS, recommends SwiftKey instead

Microsoft kills Word Flow keyboard for iOS, recommends SwiftKey instead But, like with other Microsoft Garage endeavors, that is not always enough to keep it alive. "The SwiftKey product team is frequently building and evaluating new features for SwiftKey and shipping updates", the description also says. The app is available through Apple's ( aapl ) online app store. But Today Microsoft had officially put the nail in its coffin and they have announced that it wo... [Full Article...]

LA agrees to host 2028 Olympic games

LA agrees to host 2028 Olympic games The International Olympic Committee is expected to announce Los Angeles as the host of the 2028 Summer Olympics. The agreement means that both Paris and Los Angeles are poised to host an Olympics for a third time. Garcetti later stated it "would be stupid not to take 2028". A spokesman for Garcetti also told the Los Angeles Times last week that the mayor does not believe waiting four more ye... [Full Article...]

CAT 2017 notification : Check exam dates and syllabus at iimcat

CAT 2017 notification : Check exam dates and syllabus at iimcat CAT will stop receiving the application from 20 September and from then candidates should have to wait for the admit cards. "In the rare case that a candidate is not allotted any of the preferred cities, he/she will be allotted to an alternate city", Prof Dwivedi added. [Full Article...]

US Voting Machines Hacked In Just 90 Minutes

US Voting Machines Hacked In Just 90 Minutes The US Department of Homeland Security said a year ago that it was "confident" the Russian Government had directed the hacking and leaking of Democratic National Committee emails in the run-up to Donald Trump's victory over his Democrat rival Hillary Clinton . [Full Article...]


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