• Putin accuses United States lawmakers of 'insolence' over sanctions
Putin accuses United States lawmakers of 'insolence' over sanctions

If the United States implements new sanctions against Russian Federation, " it will be particularly regrettable because this would be an act of aggravation and exceptional cynicism ", Putin said . sanctions bill. The sanctions, which House lawmakers approved overwhelmingly this week, "are also absolutely unlawful from the point of view of global...

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  • Escaped Rikers Island Inmate Captured
Escaped Rikers Island Inmate Captured

The Queens resident, described by authorities and sources as 5-foot-6, and 150 pounds, with black dreadlocks and brown eyes, also served state prison time for a string of 2012 burglary convictions, public records show. 'Rikers Island facilities have been placed on lock-down and we are talking to anyone who may be involved'. "They just said that th...

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  • As Venezuelans Strike, US Announces Sanctions Against Maduro
As Venezuelans Strike, US Announces Sanctions Against Maduro

A new U.S. sanctions announcement has coincided with a two-day strike and a major protest in Venezuela , Deutsche Welle reports . The right-wing MUD coalition has maintained its belligerent position, calling for a week of actions in hopes of disrupting the elections, which have by and large failed to gain any significant support.

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  • Vale SA Setting The Table For Earnings
Vale SA Setting The Table For Earnings

Nine Chapters Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of VALE during the first quarter worth approximately $107,000. The stock of Vale SA (ADR) (NYSE:VALE) has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, June 9 by Goldman Sachs. Vale (NYSE:VALE) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, April 27th. Hedge funds and other institutional inv...

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  • Fraude fiscale : le parquet demande le renvoi des époux Balkany en correctionnelle
Fraude fiscale : le parquet demande le renvoi des époux Balkany en correctionnelle

D'après les informations de L'Obs , les anomalies financières découvertes par le PNF sont nombreuses. Aux yeux des magistrats, c'est d'abord l'utilisation massive d'argent liquide par les époux de Levallois qui colore le dossier. Le PNF requiert que Patrick Balkany , 68 ans, soit aussi jugé pour corruption passive et prise illégale d'int...

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  • Local Vet disagrees with President's tweets banning transgender soldiers in military
Local Vet disagrees with President's tweets banning transgender soldiers in military

The Pentagon has asked the White House for a written directive spelling out its intentions and directions on transgender policy so the military can now begin implementing guidance, according to a defense official with direct knowledge. Human Rights Campaign president Chad Griffin said, "I know transgender service members and vets who have done mo...

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  • Senate Passes Motion To Proceed On Health Care Debate
Senate Passes Motion To Proceed On Health Care Debate

Researchers reviewed national survey data of USA adults, between ages 18 to 64, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and found that in states that expanded Medicaid , the gap in insurance coverage between residents of households with annual incomes less than $25,000 and higher-income households with annual incomes greater than $75,0...

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  • Rome n'a
Rome n'a "aucune intention d'aller de l'avant" dans ces conditions (ministre) — STX

Pour Bruno Retailleau , "cette décision nous donnerait du temps pour créer une solution qui STX garantisse nos intérêts et nos emplois avec l'entrée au capital d'un pool d'une vingtaine d'entreprises ligériennes qui sont prêtes à s'engager, mais aussi des salariés, voire de la Région elle-même".

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  • Cong continues tirade against Venkaiah Naidu
Cong continues tirade against Venkaiah Naidu

There was no abnormality in giving exemption to the Swarna Bharat Trust, the NGO run by Naidu's daughter, on some of the developmental charges, he said, rejecting charges of showing "undue favours" to the organisation. "Was the price of vehicles purchased from Harsha Toyota higher than the vehicles purchased through tender?" The Congress leader s...

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  • OH justices strike traffic cameras law
OH justices strike traffic cameras law

The law required that a police officer be present when a camera ticket is issued and established minimum speeds above the speed limit before a ticket can be issued. Dayton and other cities, including Toledo and Springfield, said the law's restrictions made traffic cameras cost-prohibitive. The cameras will go into use at the beginning of the school...

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  • Inmates' film their escape with smuggled smartphone
Inmates' film their escape with smuggled smartphone

He then slides the screen aside before disappearing into a vent - from which his hand soon emerges to give a thumbs-up to the camera. "You know, a lot of people credit us with some Houdini escape act all in eight minutes flat". The grand jury cited a flawed inmate counting procedure, the failure of deputies to remove jerry-built tents around the es...

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  • Wisconsin company wants to microchip employees
Wisconsin company wants to microchip employees

However, this initiative is completely optional for the employees and if they later change their minds, they can have the implant removed. It is similar to contactless payment cards and mobile wallet solutions. 32M is envisioning this technology to help it grow its other self-checkout businesses. According to Tony Danna , the VP of Three Sq...

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  • Pac-12 creating a centralized command center for football replay reviews
Pac-12 creating a centralized command center for football replay reviews

As the Pac-12 mentioned in their press release , the media has picked the correct champion 29 of the 56 polls, but only two of the last 10 have been correct. Arizona State ranked fifth in the division, and Arizona was last. Utah was picked to finish second in the South , followed by UCLA and Colorado .

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  • Trump Picks Sam Brownback as International Religious Freedom Ambassador
Trump Picks Sam Brownback as International Religious Freedom Ambassador

The first term Senator is hopeful that Brownback's successor will help move future legislation forward. And Samuel Rodriguez, the president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, who has at times been critical of Trump, said: 'The nomination of my dear friend [Brownback].is a significant and very positive step in the right dire...

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  • La Tunisie vote une loi historique contre les violences faites aux femmes
La Tunisie vote une loi historique contre les violences faites aux femmes

La loi a été adoptée hier à l'unanimité des 146 députés présents (sur 217 élus). Cette loi, qui entrera en vigueur six mois après sa publication au Journal officiel, vise à "en finir avec toutes les formes de violences contre la femme". Toujours dans l'objectif apparent de rétablir un équilibre entre les hommes et les femmes dans la société tunis...

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  • Tencent in talks to invest $400 million in Ola
Tencent in talks to invest $400 million in Ola

He also said that once the funding is complete, it will value the company at $4 Billion. One person who is aware of the matter, said to ET, " Tencent executives were in Bangalore last week and they met the Ola management team to discuss the transaction ".

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  • Mother of Palestinian murderer of three arrested for incitement
Mother of Palestinian murderer of three arrested for incitement

Elad Salomon, the son, is survived by his wife, Michal, and five children. The IDF said she "called for attacks on Jews". Just a few hours before he walked to the Jewish settlement , before he climbed over the security fence and knocked politely on the front door of the Salomon family home, Omar al-Abed posted his last will and testament on hi...

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  • Russian Federation readies for spiraling sanctions in U.S. escalation
Russian Federation readies for spiraling sanctions in U.S. escalation

Moscow denied it worked to influence the election in Mr Trump's favour, and he denied his campaign colluded. It is, however, expected to garner enough support to override a Trump veto. The White House has yet to say if the president will sign or veto the legislation. Measures against Iran, which is accused of supporting terrorism, and North K...

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  • Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam drowned herself in Hudson, city says
Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam drowned herself in Hudson, city says

As previously reported by The Root , Abdus-Salaam's husband, the Rev. Gregory Jacobs, dismissed reports that she committed suicide . Based on water found in her lungs, suggesting that she was still alive when she hit the water, police initially thought that Abdus-Salaam had committed suicide.

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  • Sky Soundbox: All you need to know about Sky's first speaker
Sky Soundbox: All you need to know about Sky's first speaker

There's a HDMI input and output round the back, an optical input for feeding in sound from a TV, Bluetooth 4.1, and compatibility with Dolby Digital+. When paired with the Sky Q STB, viewers will have access to "Sky Q Sound", a DSP sound mode designed by Devialet to automatically refine the audio for a range when watching Sky content.

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  • Devontae Booker Reportedly Out 6-8 Weeks with Wrist Injury
Devontae Booker Reportedly Out 6-8 Weeks with Wrist Injury

It is unclear how Booker injured his wrist. Devontae Booker's second season in the National Football League is reportedly going to experience an ill-timed delay. We want to continue to go slow with Jamaal, continue to rehab him and get him strong so we can have Jamaal for the season. The Broncos also used a sixth-round draft pick on De'Angelo...

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  • Buhari's cheerful photos with governors hit the Internet
Buhari's cheerful photos with governors hit the Internet

According to them, the seven governors were selected by the Nigerian Governors Forum to make the visit. Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi and leader of delegation, Abdulaziz Yari were in the same auto. And this will finally lie to rest all those negative media speculations and innuendoes by people who ought to know better. We came; we saw; an...

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  • Vikings signing Everson Griffen to extension
Vikings signing Everson Griffen to extension

After playing out his rookie deal, he signed a five-year contract with the Vikings in 2013, and is now getting another new deal just three years into that contract. Something switched, as, over the course of the next three seasons, he almost doubled that mark with 30-and-a-half sacks. Past year he recorded 8.0 sacks and 36 tackles on the season.

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  • Want To Test Final Fantasy 15's Multiplayer Expansion Next Week?
Want To Test Final Fantasy 15's Multiplayer Expansion Next Week?

It is expected to come in 2018, although those who purchased the season pass will be able to take part in a closed beta later in the summer. It actually sounds really full fledged, as opposed to something just tacked on like many had feared or assumed.

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  • Death toll in Lagos collapsed building now 6 - NEMA
Death toll in Lagos collapsed building now 6 - NEMA

The building, a four-storey structure located at No. 3/5, Massey Street, had collapsed on Tuesday at about 2:43p.m with many occupants trapped. Fourteen persons were initially rescued alive, while two bodies were recovered by 10:00p.m on Tuesday, but the death toll rose yesterday as evacuation continued.

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  • School funding debate continues in special session
School funding debate continues in special session

A special legislative session ordered by Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner devolved into political bickering on Wednesday, leaving the state no closer to having a new school funding formula in place to ensure its more than 850 districts can begin classes on time.

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  • Rescue Teams Airlift, Piggyback, Row People Down In Rain-Ravaged States
Rescue Teams Airlift, Piggyback, Row People Down In Rain-Ravaged States

The Indian Army rescued over 200 people from various locations using Indian Air Force (IAF) MI-17 V% choppers. Heavy rains are expected till July 29, the Indian online news portal reports . "Assam floods claimed 76 lives, Narendra Modi never visited and his government has not released adequate funds", former Congress chief minister Tarun Gogoi...

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  • Dancing With the Stars Reportedly Courting Sean 'Spicy' Spicer
Dancing With the Stars Reportedly Courting Sean 'Spicy' Spicer

Like purgatory, it exists largely outside the moral binary, allowing for the honorable and wretched to desecrate the Argentine tango side by side in front of the country's most forgiving viewers. Where do you go when you've just finished up a world-renowned run as the daffily incompetent face of an evil regime? Conservative political commentator ...

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  • High-end Meizu Phone With Snapdragon Chip Coming By Late 2017
High-end Meizu Phone With Snapdragon Chip Coming By Late 2017

As you can see in the images, a secondary display is placed on the backside, not totally unlike the YotaPhone series , though this one is actually fully color and much smaller at just 2-inches. The company has also announced much improved fast auto charging technology from the OEM itself namely mCharge 4.0 which could charge up the device batte...

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  • Week-end de chassé-croisé: un samedi noir annoncé sur les routes
Week-end de chassé-croisé: un samedi noir annoncé sur les routes

Sans compter ceux qui se déplacent entre deux lieux de vacances. Toute la journée du samedi 29 juillet 2017, jusqu'à 20 heures, est classée noir , le niveau le plus élevé des prévisions de Bison Futé. Bison Futé conseille d'éviter les grands axes entre 14h et 18h. Dans le sens des retours , la journée la plus compliquée sera encore une fois...

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