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Author: 0 Parliament's Monsoon Session Starts Today: 10-Point Guide To Its Agenda

In an attempt to convince Opposition parties on the stand-off with China, the government on Friday and Saturday briefed their leaders and assured them the issue will be resolved diplomatically. On Sunday the Speaker held an all-party meet to iron out differences between government and opposition parties. It is also expected that the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) will discuss the name of its Vice-Presidential nominee during their Parliamentary party executive meeting in the evening.

Global Another dual-national Greens senator Larissa Water resigns
Author: 0 Another dual-national Greens senator Larissa Water resigns

At a press conference in Brisbane, an emotional Senator Waters apologised to the Australian people saying she had discovered she remains a dual citizen of Canada and Australia. "I am deeply sorry for the impact that it will have", she said. Her parents had advised her she had until age 21 to seek Canadian citizenship, but never did so and thought the matter had ended there.

Author: 0 UAE behind hacking of Qatari media

The Washington Post has yet another great informative story - this time about the suspicion that the UAE is behind a hack of Qatar and that the hack was, itself, part of a plan to stir up the Gulf. The next day President Trump, on a trip to Saudi Arabia, held a counter-terrorism meeting with Gulf Arab nation leaders, and shortly after that meeting the hacking operation was allegedly put into action.

Global South Korea proposes military talks with North Korea this month
Author: 0 South Korea proposes military talks with North Korea this month

The ministry of south Korean Defense proposed an interview Friday at Panmunjom, the "village of the truce", at the border between the two Koreas. The previous president Park Geun-Hye had refused to include language as long as Pyongyang did not take any concrete action towards the denuclearization.

Author: 0 Difficult Afternoon at Silverstone for Championship Leader Vettel

Sebastian Vettel is hopeful that Max Verstappen will "calm down" with his defensive Formula 1 moves in the future after accusing the Red Bull driver of moving under braking during their battle early in the British Grand Prix . "At the beginning I knew I was quite a bit slower than Seb so I just did my best to stay in front and have some fun, it was the only thing I could do and luckily he didn't manage to pass me on track, after that little battle my race became a bit lonely".

Global Lukasz Kubot-Marcelo Melo win Wimbledon men's doubles crown
Author: 0 Lukasz Kubot-Marcelo Melo win Wimbledon men's doubles crown

The roof over Centre Court is closed for the women's final at Wimbledon. When we lost at the French Open, we didn't play a good match there at all. The roof was closed for the women's final earlier in the day because of rain, but it was open at the start of the men's doubles match.

Global Neymar is uncomfortable at Barcelona
Author: 0 Neymar is uncomfortable at Barcelona

Returning to training on Friday, at the Ciutat Esportiva, were Lionel Messi , Luis Suarez, Neymar , Andres Iniesta and a few more Barca players. Speculation has intensified surrounding Neymar's future at the Spanish giants recently with Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain showing interest.

Global Woman dragged along Rome metro platform after bag gets caught in door
Author: 0 Woman dragged along Rome metro platform after bag gets caught in door

Passengers inside the train reportedly pulled emergency levers while witnesses on the platform tried to free the woman, according to the BBC . Natalya Garkovich, 43, ended up in intensive care with a broken back and punctured lung after the strap of her handbag was caught in the closing door.

Global Republican health care reform up in air as McCain recovers
Author: 0 Republican health care reform up in air as McCain recovers

He is expected to be out for the week, recovering in Arizona. But amid growing public unease over the bill, some Republicans suggested the delay will make McConnell's task of winning enough support even harder. However, McConnell announced late on July 15 that vote has now been "deferred" indefinitely due to McCain's absence - because without McCain, as it currently stands, the bill can not pass.

Author: 0 U.S. spies accuse UAE of hacking Qatari government websites

One day before Trump's tweets, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson encouraged "the parties to sit down and address these differences", in a speech in Australia. The Post's story cited United States intelligence sources who said they had new information implicating UAE officials in the attacks on the Qatari government's news sites and social media.

Author: 0 Not 'Russian hackers'? WaPo report accuses UAE of orchestrating Qatar media hack

United States intelligence services have received new data last week and majority suggest that a day before the attack took place a group of Abu Dhabi government officials was discussing the cyber-attacks from May 23. Staunchly defending its innocence against the allegations from the onset of the crisis, Qatar claimed the demands were deliberately created to be impossible for it to meet and rejected them, causing the current stalemate in negotiations.

Global Meetings on eve of Monsoon Session in Parliament
Author: 0 Meetings on eve of Monsoon Session in Parliament

At the all party meeting, the government is likely to seek opposition's support for smooth functioning of the upcoming Parliament Session. Other than this, during the session, the government is also hoping to get a number of bills passed by the Parliament, including Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill; Whistle blowers' Protection Bill; Citizenship (Amendment) Bill; Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill; Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill; Enemy Property (Amendment) Bill; ...

Global Thousands of fire evacuees find comfort in Kamloops
Author: 0 Thousands of fire evacuees find comfort in Kamloops

Several evacuation orders and alerts have been issued in the past few days; most notably in 100 Mile House and Williams Lake. "This area is still an active fire and is considered hazardous". The evacuation centre has been providing families with coffee, food vouchers, and other personal items, Lee said. Richmond was speaking to a crowd of evacuees in Prince George on July 13, giving updates on the current fire situation around the Cariboo Regional District .

Global Japan says this is a time to raise pressure on North Korea
Author: 0 Japan says this is a time to raise pressure on North Korea

North Korea has yet to respond to the latest overture. Last week during a trip to Berlin, Moon delivered a speech in which he stressed the importance of dialogue in the face of increasing tensions and the North's nuclearisation. The group proposed the family reunion to be held on October 4, in time for the Chuseok holiday, Korea's harvest festival. Still, the paper expressed "relief" that Moon has signaled a departure from the policies of his conservative predecessors.

Global Sen. John McCain to Miss Week in Senate After Having Surgery
Author: 0 Sen. John McCain to Miss Week in Senate After Having Surgery

Fifty of the 52 Republican senators must back the bill in an initial vote McConnell plans for next week, because all Democrats oppose it. Sens. "As the U.S. "The leader has not announced a date" for the Senate to take up the legislation, said an aide to McConnell. But with the controversial health-care bill already on a knife-edge , opponents and critics of the legislation are raising doubts about whether it can survive the delay .

Global McConnell Delays Health Care Vote While McCain Recuperates
Author: 0 McConnell Delays Health Care Vote While McCain Recuperates

The overall measure represents the Senate GOP's attempt to deliver on the party's promise to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law, which they've been pledging to do since its 2010 enactment. Many lawmakers say they are waiting for the CBO's analysis of the updated bill early next week before they decide whether to support it. Arkansans have been among at least two past groups of demonstrators arrested for taking protests to the Senate office building.

Global Two New Names Emerge in Details of Trump Tower Meeting
Author: 0 Two New Names Emerge in Details of Trump Tower Meeting

On June 7 when it was reported that Trump Jr. received an email that told him the Russian government had incriminating information on Hillary Clinton and the DNC, candidate Trump made an announcement that something big was coming soon.

Global Iran says it has received 'contradictory signals' from Trump
Author: 0 Iran says it has received 'contradictory signals' from Trump

Two years after the nuclear deal was signed between Iran and the Western powers, the Islamic republic continues slamming the US. "We certainly hope that if we don't agree with each other about the situation in Yemen or about the situation in Syria we can still work with each other in order to bring those situations to an end", said Zarif, who was in NY for a high-level United Nations meeting on sustainable development.

Author: 0 Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGMO) Receives $8.50 Consensus PT from Brokerages

The stock of Sangamo Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: SGMO ) is a huge mover today! About 2.32M shares traded or 77.10% up from the average. In latest trading session, Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc . The rating was downgraded by Piper Jaffray to "Neutral" on Wednesday, October 19. Wedbush has "Neutral" rating and $4 target. SELL rating has been given by 0 analyst (s) and 15 analyst (s) given BUY rating to the stock.

Global Korea Offers Talks on Tension, Family Reunions With North
Author: 0 Korea Offers Talks on Tension, Family Reunions With North

But it does have iron. Last month, the European Union expanded its sanctions blacklist after North Korea launched a volley of surface-to-ship cruise missiles off its east coast. The Security Council approved a resolution in November that exempted transactions in iron and iron ore intended "exclusively for livelihood purposes".

Global Biden: ObamaCare repeal bill would make healthcare a privilege for the wealthy
Author: 0 Biden: ObamaCare repeal bill would make healthcare a privilege for the wealthy

John McCain of Arizona recovers from surgery he had on Friday to remove a blood clot from above his eye. McCain's absence would have imperiled the bill, which needs the support of 50 of 52 GOP senators to advance. "And I can tell you, we hope John McCain gets better very soon". However, McConnell announced late on July 15 that vote has now been "deferred" indefinitely due to McCain's absence - because without McCain, as it currently stands, the bill can not pass.

Author: 0 Gildan Activewear, Inc. (NYSE:GIL) Under Analyst Spotlight

The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Thursday, April 28 with "Outperform". The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, July 6 by Canaccord Genuity. This represents a $0.37 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.21%. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Landmark Bancorp Inc in their top 10 holdings was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number.

Author: 0 Trump's approval rating falls to 36 percent

He did note , taking some satisfaction from the findings though, that "almost 40% is not bad at this time ". Without McCain, Republicans lacked the votes to begin debating the plan. Many other polls were also wrong. Comparatively, approval ratings remained low among non-white Protestants, college educated white women, Hispanics, and blacks.

Author: 0 South Korea offers talks on tensions with North Korea

Reuters analyzed data at the North Korean defector website Daily NK and found the price of gasoline sold by private dealers in Pyongyang and the northern border cities of Sinuiju and Hyesan jumped to $2.18 per kg ($2.92 per liter) as of July 5, up 50 percent from $1.46 per kg on June 21.

Global South Korea proposes North to hold talks at defense ministers' level
Author: 0 South Korea proposes North to hold talks at defense ministers' level

Experts believe Seoul could agree to power down propaganda loudspeakers installed along the border and end its anti-North Korean regime leaflet drops. Trump has urged Chinese President Xi Jinping to use China's economic leverage over North Korea but, after suggesting that Beijing was not acting to punish Pyongyang, Trump last week suggested he'd given up on Xi.

Author: 0 Big 12 Media Days: Bob Stoops recognized by commissioner Bob Bowlsby

For the first time since Oklahoma toppled Nebraska to win the 2010 Big XII, the conference is set to send two teams to a 13th game and the conference favorite is used to the spotlight. "I like what I'm doing", Bowlsby said. Stoops won 10 Big 12 titles and a national championship in his 18 seasons with the Sooners. This, Bowlsby believes, will help the Big 12 truly crown its best team as the league's champion.

Global South Korea's new government proposes rare military talks with
Author: 0 South Korea's new government proposes rare military talks with

The hermit kingdom's foreign ministry spokesman said: "Should the United Nations Security Council adopt another "resolution on sanctions", this will trigger corresponding measures by the DPRK and (the North will) respond to the "resolution" with its act of justice".

Global YOUTUBE Tromba d'aria a Ostia, bagnanti travolti da ombrelloni e lettini
Author: 0 YOUTUBE Tromba d'aria a Ostia, bagnanti travolti da ombrelloni e lettini

Sul posto è intervenuto il 118 con un'automedica e quattro ambulanze. "Ero in acqua e ho sentito e visto tutta quest'aria che si alzava - racconta una donna - e in un secondo nel cielo lettini e ombrelloni che volavano". Quattro pazienti sono stati medicati sul posto. Tre, invece i bagnanti che hanno riportato contusioni, portati in codice verde al Sant'Eugenio. Diversi i passati e i residenti delle frazioni marine che si sono fermati a fotografare e girare video con gli smartphone.

Author: 0 The Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Upgraded at Vetr Inc

It has underperformed by 25.78% the S&P500. Bp Public Ltd Co owns 510,500 shares. American International Group, Inc. The share price was last seen 0.38% higher, reaching at $81.28 on Jul. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.53, from 1.47 in 2016Q3. Geller Family Office Lc invested in 3,900 shares. 24 funds opened positions while 37 raised stakes.

Global Freddie Mercury & Queen biopic is officially on, Bryan Singer to direct
Author: 0 Freddie Mercury & Queen biopic is officially on, Bryan Singer to direct

Sacha Baron Cohen told Howard Stern he dropped out of the long-in-the-works Freddie Mercury biopic over disagreements with Queen over how the film would portray the more salacious aspects of the late singer's life. If you've ever seen Singer's X-Men films, or the groundbreaking movie The Usual Suspects , you'll know this is a director with extraordinary imagination and style.

Global China interfering in state, thanks to BJP: Mamata Banerjee
Author: 0 China interfering in state, thanks to BJP: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday that the vote for the Opposition candidate, Meira Kumar, in the presidential election was a protest against the injustice meted out by the Centre. Now, she has also blamed Central agencies like the Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) and the National Investigating Agency (NIA), saying that China and Nepal are responsible for the Gorkhaland fires that have singed the "Chicken Neck" region of north Bengal, while the communal trouble in ...

Author: 0 Martin Midstream Partners LP (MMLP) Receives $22.00 Average Price Target from Brokerages

About 113,663 shares traded or 58.77% up from the average. The Q.i. Value of American Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:AMID) is 65.00000. It has underperformed by 22.59% the S&P500. DA Davidson initiated it with "Buy" rating and $85 target in Monday, November 16 report. Shares for $3.94M were sold by MEARS MICHAEL N on Friday, February 3.

Global China's trade with North Korea rises 10%
Author: 0 China's trade with North Korea rises 10%

North Korea , one of the world's worst human rights abusers, is continuing to expand its nuclear and ballistic missile threats against the American homeland and our allies, said Senator Marco Rubio. Washington has said talks of easing sanctions would take place only if North Korea agrees to cease weapons proliferation. While preparations for fresh sanctions are moving forward, tangible new steps by China could prompt Washington to put the measures on hold, the USA sources said.

Author: 0 Qatar accuses UAE of hack that sparked Gulf crisis

Qatar said those reports were fabricated and posted by hackers, though it hasn't identified the source. Anwar Gargash, the UAE's minister of state for foreign affairs, also claimed the story was false. The UAE has termed the Post report false. The UAE, Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and Egypt responded by blocking Qatari media. Funding, supporting, and enabling extremists from the Taliban to Hamas and Qadafi [the former Libyan leader].

Author: 0 Striking protectionist tone, Trump touts US-made products

American manufacturing and tougher trade deals were a focal point of President Donald Trump's campaign; however, that did not stop the president from making some of his own products in other nations. One bill would require the Department of Defense for the first time , to take into account U.S.jobs when awarding government contracts to manufacturers.

Global Gas Prices In OKC Rise 1.4 Cents In Past Week
Author: 0 Gas Prices In OKC Rise 1.4 Cents In Past Week

Prices let up shortly after, but the market resumed its rise and was posting a 5 percent gain last week. By contrast, Decatur has the cheapest gas, at a price of $2.12 per gallon. "We're likely to again see... gas prices rising in most areas, falling in a few, and perhaps changing little in a handful of places as well", he said.

Global China's economic growth remains stable at 6.9% in the second quarter
Author: 0 China's economic growth remains stable at 6.9% in the second quarter

China's economy grew a faster-than-expected 6.9 percent in the second quarter from a year earlier, matching the robust first quarter rate. As well the trade account also provided an unexpected boost to the manufacturing sector. It also said that leverage of enterprises "was brought down". Housing prices have surged in the past 15 months, ever since the government decided during a period of economic weakness in early 2016 to make it much easier for families to borrow for home buying.

Global Erdoğan marks anniversary of failed coup
Author: 0 Erdoğan marks anniversary of failed coup

While the government terms these dismissals and arrests as an effort to root out the coup supporters, critics say the government is attempting to purge dissent. The president, who supports the return of capital punishment, promised to sign such a measure if parliament passed it, though the current make up of the legislature makes that unlikely.

Global South Korea Proposes Fresh Talks With North Korea
Author: 0 South Korea Proposes Fresh Talks With North Korea

Moon said his administration is planning for the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula through guaranteeing North Korea's safety and the construction of a permanent peace system. Maruyama said Japan is encouraging China to play "a greater role" in pressuring North Korea to halt its provocative actions and comply with Security Council resolutions.

Global Is WhatsApp getting in-app YouTube support?
Author: 0 Is WhatsApp getting in-app YouTube support?

Users are able to resize the floating window using pinch to zoom, open the video in a full-screen dedicated page, and also hide the window without interrupting playback by docking the video on the size of the chat. Also, the video stops playing once you switch to another app. Both iOS and Android users can now share all types of files including zip, txt, apk and more.

Global Flights using back-up runway as Gatwick disruption continues
Author: 0 Flights using back-up runway as Gatwick disruption continues

A runway inspection was ordered after a Air Canada flight was forced to return to the airport following the incident. The plane was leaving Gatwick at 1.16pm bound for Canada when its tyre suffered a blowout. There will be delays and cancellations across the rest of the day and we apologise for the inconvenience this will cause to passengers. Gatwick Airport authorities urged all passengers to check with their airlines for more flight information.

Global Mosque fire treated as 'hate crime' by police
Author: 0 Mosque fire treated as 'hate crime' by police

Police have launched an investigation after a fire at a mosque in Newton Heath. "The fire is being treated as suspicious and a joint investigation has been launched", a statement said . The Manchester Nasfat Islamic Center has, in the past, had two pig heads thrown in during prayers and was subjected to people urinating on the building, Monsurat Adebanjo-Aremu, branch secretary of the centre, told the Manchester Evening News .

Global Girl Dies In New Hampshire Ski, Boat Accident
Author: 0 Girl Dies In New Hampshire Ski, Boat Accident

The report says he was temporarily distracted by his hat blowing from his head. Sherwood Anderson placed the boat in neutral and moving at slow speeds, it traveled over Anderson, causing serious injuries to her torso, the release says. Bridgewater police and fire and Bristol fire all responded to the scene. The incident remains under investigation, and New Hampshire State Police are asking anyone with information related to the accident to contact Sgt.

Author: 0 Seoul offers military talks with Pyongyang

But it's unclear if those talks will be realized. The meeting is meant to come to an agreement to stop all hostile activities that increase military tension along the border between the North and South. "So far", Elise adds, "the North has not responded to the offer from Seoul". The two Koreas restarted Cold War-era psychological warfare after the North's fourth nuclear test in January 2016.

Author: 0 South Korea proposes military talks with North Korea

South Korean Vice Defense Minister Suh Choo Suk, right, speaks during a press conference at the Defense Ministry in Seoul , South Korea, Monday, July 17, 2017. Seoul's acting Red Cross chief Kim Sun Hyang said it wants separate talks at the border village on August 1 to discuss family reunions. The timing and scope of the sanctions would depend on how China responds to calls for tougher steps against North Korea.

Global Rauner Threatens To Cut Part Of School-Funding Bill
Author: 0 Rauner Threatens To Cut Part Of School-Funding Bill

Amid continued uncertainty about state school funding, Chicago Public Schools principals will learn on Thursday how much money they'll have to spend during the upcoming school year, district officials told them Friday. The bi-partisan Senate bill 1 fixes what many say is a decades-old broken education funding system. Others said they'd have to cut back. IL schools rely on local property taxes to cover more than 60 percent of their costs today.

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