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Online speculators increasing bets on early end to Trump presidency

Online speculators increasing bets on early end to Trump presidency

In another, a man's voice says, "You ain't going to impeach nobody, you ***". Saturday's town hall at South Houston's Fountain Life Center, Green said , was an opportunity to answer his constituents' questions about his effort. The constant state of bedlam is beginning to sink this White House, even as the president continually launches people overboard in an attempt to keep his ship afloat. Read More

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CBI raid homes of ex-Finance Minister P Chidambaram's son Karti

Official sources in Delhi said the searches are spread across Mumbai , Delhi , Chennai , and Gurugram. The allegation is that Karti Chidambaram's company facilitated clearances to INX Media in 2008 for kickbacks. Fighting against the charges, Chidambaram said "Every case was processed according to law & approval granted or refused accordance with FIPB recommendations consisting of 5 GOI Secretaries". Read More

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Iran says won't stop its missile program

Also on Wednesday, Iranian state media said four passenger airplanes were being delivered as the first installment of a deal with French-Italian manufacturer ATR that was finalized after the nuclear agreement. Iran has also warned that it would restore its nuclear activities to the pre-JCPOA level, if the other side - especially the US - fails to keep its end of the bargain. Read More

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Couple get married Brisbane Airport amid passport chaos

Immigration New Zealand said its Advance Passenger Processing (APP) system stopped working at 9.30am due to a "global issue", but has now confirmed the system was back up and running. ⚠️Airlines are experiencing worldwide check-in delays due to a global system issue. It recommended that passengers must check with their airlines for the latest information. Read More

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Former PM John Howard slams Scott Morrison over bank tax

Former PM John Howard slams Scott Morrison over bank tax

Mr Morrison finally drew a line through $13 million of "zombie measures" from the 2014 budget that have failed to pass through parliament, but in doing so needed to find revenue from other sources to plug the gap. Morrison is expecting further growth in the nation's obligations for some years before it peaks at A$375.1 billion in 2018-19. The Medicare levy increase, which mimics the 0.5 percentage point increase Labor introduced in 2014 to help fund the NDIS, will affect nearly all taxpayers. Read More

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Venezuela supports extension of OPEC, non-OPEC production cut

Oil has gained support from the deal but inventories remain high and rising output from other producers, including the United States, is keeping prices below the $60 that top exporter Saudi Arabia would like. The main reason why oil prices remain low is that supply outstrips demand. Earlier this month, Saudi Arabia's oil minister indicated that his country would back an extension to the cap. Read More

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Korea fires missile in latest test, US and S. Korea say

North Korea fired a medium-range missile on Sunday, U.S. and South Korean officials said, the latest ballistics test by a country speeding up its development of nuclear weapons and missiles. The United Nations Security Council is due to meet on Tuesday behind closed doors to discuss the latest test at the request of the United States, Japan and South Korea, diplomats said on Sunday. Read More

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Plane Collides with Truck at International Airport, Injuring 8 People

Plane Collides with Truck at International Airport, Injuring 8 People

The injured have been taken to the hospital. The Aeromexico Boeing 737-800 had just landed after departing from Mexico City and was taxiing toward the terminal when it ran into the airport service vehicle with its wing, toppling it over. But of the passengers and crew of the Boeing 737, no one was hurt . Pedregon says the incident involved Aeromexico flight 642. One of the Aeromexico passengers complained of pain after getting off of the plane, Badlissi said. Read More

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Emergency declared at Hanford nuclear reservation

Emergency declared at Hanford nuclear reservation

A former Energy Department official Bob Alvarez said that the rail cars carry spent fuel from a reactor area long the river to the chemical processing facility, which then extracts risky plutonium and uranium. The underground tunnel contained rail cars that were filled with radioactive waste, forcing the site's officials to order an evacuation of some workers. Read More

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Smith, Rohit play down head-to-head results on eve of final

Smith, Rohit play down head-to-head results on eve of final

This is going to be an interesting match undoubtedly. In the eliminator match , KKR defeated SRH and MI defeated KKR in the Qualifier 2 to face RPS today. Their most economical bowler in the death has been Daniel Christian - 7.60 in 10 overs. While Rising Pune clinched their final berth in one shot, getting the better of Mumbai Indians in Qualifier 1, Rohit's men had to wait till Qualifier 2 to get the ticket. Read More

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India clears major obstacle to GST introduction on July 1

India clears major obstacle to GST introduction on July 1

The Council, also, cleared GST rules about composition scheme, valuation, input tax credit, invoice, payment, refund and registration, along with relevant forms and formats. "Once input credit starts, it will have a positive impact", he added. Commenting on the tax rates, it said for major sectors the e tax rates announced by GST council are mostly in line with the present effective tax incidences, while there is a marginal difference in consumer durables, construction material and FMCG. Read More

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Ryan seeks to refocus GOP amid White House drama

Ryan seeks to refocus GOP amid White House drama

For example, Ryan today also called former FBI Director Jim Comey's claim that President trump asked him to drop the investigation in to Mike Flynn - made in a memo written immediately after meeting with President Trump - "allegedly". The Times reported that Comey wrote in a memo that Trump told him that "He is a good guy". Ryan's new confidence comes in the midst of an incredible series of scandals unfolding before the public, from Trump's firing of the FBI director just a week ago in ... Read More

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U.S. stocks broadly higher in midday trading; oil rises

U.S. stocks broadly higher in midday trading; oil rises

Materials stocks were down the most. Amazon has countered, lowering the free-shipping minimum purchase price for non-members. Eastern Time. The Dow Jones industrial average added 80 points, or 0.4 percent, to 20,743. (NYSE:WMT) stock have an ABR of 2.27. The latest earnings and forecasts from most big American retailers could be summed up with a variety of negative adjectives. Read More

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Florida jobless rate dipped in April as state added jobs

Glenn County's unemployment rate was 7.8 percent in April; Tehama County, 6.2 percent. Santa Rosa County unemployment rate fell from 4.0 percent in March to 3.7 percent in April. About 600 jobs were added to the local market between March and April. There were 5,700 more jobs in the professional and business services sector since April previous year. Read More

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Hawaii-bound passengers noticed unruly man before take-off

Hawaii-bound passengers noticed unruly man before take-off

Federal agents have met an American Airlines plane from Los Angeles when it landed in Honolulu and detained a man who had tried to get into the cockpit during the flight. Halfway through the six-hour flight from Los Angeles , Uskanil reappeared in first class holding the laptop and appeared to be trying to reach the cockpit, according to passenger Grant Arakelian. Read More

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Dodgers Hall of Fame manager Lasorda hospitalized

Dodgers Hall of Fame manager Lasorda hospitalized

The TMZ report said Lasorda was expected to be released from the hospital next week. Lasorda, who suffered a heart attack in 2012, now serves as a special adviser to the chairman of the Dodgers. "We can't wait to get him back out here". Lasorda still serves as special advisor to the chairman of the Dodgers. A Dodgers rep tells us. To still see him as a sort of patriarch of the Dodgers. Read More

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Drilling Down Into Salesforce.com, inc. (CRM)

Drilling Down Into Salesforce.com, inc. (CRM)

The closing price represents the final price that a stock is traded for on a trading day. (NYSE:CRM) on weakness during trading hours on Friday after an insider sold shares in the company. There are 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings, 40 buy ratings on the stock. About 15.24M shares traded or 323.33% up from the average. salesforce.com, inc. Read More

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Taiwan should be included in South China Sea negotiations: rep

Taiwan should be included in South China Sea negotiations: rep

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin said the text of the framework would remain secret for now, and Philippine officials said it would be submitted to foreign ministers for consideration in August. "We have a community of nations that signed it". "They answered: 'Well, we are friends". Friday's statement reiterated that the two countries will address their territorial and jurisdictional disputes "by peaceful means, without resorting to the threat or use of force, through friendly ... Read More

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GST rates: Tax on Gold not yet decided

GST rates: Tax on Gold not yet decided

The government has said that this list of taxation rates for goods and services will be subject to further vetting during which the list may undergo some changes. "We will look only at big companies". He said once the anti-profiteering machinery is set up, balance sheet of companies can be checked if any undue profit has been taken or any tax benefit has not been passed on. Read More

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Royal sister-in-law Pippa takes spotlight in star-studded British wedding

It is more likely that to not upstage the bride, she stayed away from the ceremony and will make a quite appearance at the reception to wish the happy couple all the best. Security was tight amid a media frenzy in which #PippasWedding was trending on social media but guests were forbidden from sharing pictures there. The younger brother of Pippa's new husband, James Matthews, found fame on a reality show following the lives of rich Brits, " Made in Chelsea ", in 2011. Read More

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Philippines seeks gentleman's agreement on sea code

Reuters notes that some of ASEAN's representatives believe China is playing along with the draft framework merely to "buy time for Beijing to wrap up construction activities", at which point Chinese ownership of everything Beijing covets in the region would be a fait accompli, despite the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague ruling against Chinese claims of sovereignty past year. Read More

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Resolution in Assembly against Sharif govt in Pakistan over Jadhav case rejected

A Muslim cleric has offered a reward of Rs 20 lakhs for anyone who puts a garland of Kulbhushan Jadhav's shoes around the neck of Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif, saying that the Indian citizen has been sentenced to death in a frivolous case. He was convicted last month by a military court and sentenced to death. Pakistan alleged the former Indian Navy officer was involved in spying and terror activities in Balochistan. Read More

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Snapchat shares tumble as results miss Wall Street targets

Snapchat shares tumble as results miss Wall Street targets

That's not bad, considering Facebook only posted 32 percent user growth at its own post-IPO quarterly report in 2012, but it was already at 552 million users then, compared to Snapchat's current 166 million daily active users. Growth in user base at Snapchat started slowing in 2016 after Instagram, now owned by Facebook, copied the "stories" feature of Snapchat , which allows users to post videos that will disappear in 24 hours. Read More

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