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United Nations renews call for help of South Sudanese refugees

United Nations renews call for help of South Sudanese refugees Aid is needed in particular for Uganda , where the number of refugees from South Sudan has now reached 1 million, it said . This is in addition to a million or more other South Sudanese refugees being hosted by Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Central African Republic. [Full Article...]

Man survived shooting himself in the heart with a nail gun

Man survived shooting himself in the heart with a nail gun He was transferred to a hospital in Green Bay, where surgeons removed the nail. "I looked down. I couldn't see anything", Bergeson said Tuesday in an interview with The Associated Press . She was surrounded by hundreds of others, some wearing face masks to try to ward off the smell of death and blue hospital booties over their shoes. [Full Article...]

TN CM announces judicial probe into Jayalalithaa's death

TN CM announces judicial probe into Jayalalithaa's death With the announcement of a judicial enquiry into the death of Jayalalithaa , the EPS government has met another major condition imposed by the OPS faction for merging the two groups. The CM said: "To enable people know her achievements and sacrifices, Veda Nilayam will be converted into a public memorial and people will be given access to it". [Full Article...]

Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal unveils resolution to censure Donald Trump

Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal unveils resolution to censure Donald Trump Democratic Rep. Mark Pocan, who represents Madison and south-central Wisconsin, raised it as a possibility in a statement from his office that said he "never imagined that he would have to ask the President of the United States to clarify his stance on neo-Nazis". [Full Article...]

CIO Head Resigns From Manufacturing Council: Trump 'Tolerates Bigotry and Domestic Terrorism'

CIO Head Resigns From Manufacturing Council: Trump 'Tolerates Bigotry and Domestic Terrorism' Trump said on Twitter that he has other CEOs ready to step in and that "grandstanders" should not have joined the manufacturing council in the first place. "Representing a company with the largest and one of the most diverse groups of associates in the USA, and an even more diverse customer base of tens of millions of customers, we believe we should stay engaged to try to influence decisions i... [Full Article...]

China halts North Korean iron ore, coal imports

China halts North Korean iron ore, coal imports General Joe Dunford, the chairman of the USA joint chiefs of staff, also told reporters during his visit to Beijing that the U.S. has no plans to "dial back" military exercises with South Korea, which have angered both China and North Korea. [Full Article...]

Global Liveability Ranking 2016 - Economist Intelligence Unit

Global Liveability Ranking 2016 - Economist Intelligence Unit The five most improved cities over the past five years are Tehran, Dubai, Abidjan, Harare and Colombo - although all remain in the lower half of the 140 cities included. For more warm and fuzzy Melbourne feels, check out the City of Melbourne's video that they've created in celebration of the announcement. In comparison, Melbourne was able to retain its position at the top of the index for t... [Full Article...]

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL) Given Buy Rating at Cowen and Company

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL) Given Buy Rating at Cowen and Company Currently, the 14-day ADX for Delta Air Lines Inc ( DAL ) is sitting at 26.68. The stock declined 0.29% or $0.18 reaching $61.69 on the news. Imperial Capital initiated Delta Air Lines, Inc . The firm earned "Sector Perform" rating on Thursday, February 4 by RBC Capital Markets. (NYSE:DAL) has an ERP5 rank of 2915. The rating was initiated by Miller Tabak on Wednesday, January 18 with "Buy". [Full Article...]

Iraq starts offensive to retake Tal Afar from ISIL

Iraq starts offensive to retake Tal Afar from ISIL He stressed that the ground offensive to retake Tal Afar, located 70 kilometers west of Mosul, will start following the completion of those strikes. These units, whose number was not specified, " group into a fighting stance in preparation for the next battle of liberation", says the text. [Full Article...]

Pretium Resources, Inc. (PVG) Shares Sold by CIBC Asset Management Inc

It has underperformed by 3.99% the S&P500. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has invested 0.01% in Pretium Resources Inc (NYSE: PVG ). Legal & General Group Plc now owns 22,100 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $236,000 after buying an additional 5,100 shares during the period. [Full Article...]

Banning Trans Troops Could Cost US $960M, Report Says

Banning Trans Troops Could Cost US $960M, Report Says Secretary of Defense James Mattis sent some mixed messages Monday when he stopped by the Pentagon newsroom to discuss President Trump's intended ban on transgender personnel in the military-which the president announced via Twitter . The report was released in response to the presidents tweet on Twitter, that the military would no longer "allow Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity... [Full Article...]

Spain rescues 600 migrants

Spain rescues 600 migrants Most of the rescued migrants are from the Sub-Sahara region of Africa and North Africa. Italy is the main stopping point for migrants crossing to Europe, but Spain is expected this year to overtake Greece as the second-largest gateway. The International Organization for Migration said one reason for the increase could be that the Mediterranean Sea crossing from Libya to Italy is seen as increasi... [Full Article...]

Trump Business Advisory Council to Disband

Trump Business Advisory Council to Disband A growing number of business leaders on the councils had openly criticized his remarks laying blame for the violence at a white supremacists rally on "both sides". Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier, one of only four African-Americans to lead a Fortune 500 company today, was the first to tender his resignation Monday. The president wrote that the Merck CEO "will have more time to LOWER RIPOFF DRUG PRICES!"... [Full Article...]

Trump Again Condemns 'Both Sides,' Including 'Alt-Left,' For Charlottesville Violence

Trump Again Condemns 'Both Sides,' Including 'Alt-Left,' For Charlottesville Violence Davis' downstate district includes parts of Springfield, Bloomington, Decatur, Champaign and Urbana. The executives, during the telephonic conversation chose to disband the forum altogether. And I have no doubt about it. In a subsequent call with Mr Trump , the president agreed it was the right course of action. "But I'll say it right now". [Full Article...]

United Nations chief: It's time for diplomacy on tense Korean peninsula

United Nations chief: It's time for diplomacy on tense Korean peninsula His comments Thursday at a nationally televised news conference appeared to be another effort to jumpstart a diplomatic solution to a confrontation sparked North Korea's warning that it might send missiles into waters near the US territory of Guam, and President Donald Trump's belligerent Twitter threats to unleash " fire and fury " on the North. [Full Article...]

Former spy chief: Denuclearized North Korea not in the cards

Former spy chief: Denuclearized North Korea not in the cards North Korea is backing off a threat to fire missiles at the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, according to a new report. The South Korean capital, Seoul, is just 125 miles south of the North Korean capital Pyongyang . The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says he's aiming to further develop a working relationship with his counterpart in China in order to lessen the risk of miscalculati... [Full Article...]

Trump faces growing demands to fire Bannon

Trump faces growing demands to fire Bannon Bannon, the site's former executive chair, has called the Breitbart "a platform of the alt-right", referring to the small, deeply conservative movement that seeks a whites-only state. "I had never before spoken with Bannon". At the start of the administration, Bannon was its driving force, a near-constant presence in the Oval Office leading the charge to roll back Obama-era regulations and pus... [Full Article...]

CMS cancels cardiac bundles, scales back CJR model: 8 things to know

CMS cancels cardiac bundles, scales back CJR model: 8 things to know On Aug. 15 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) unveiled a proposed rule to shrink the number of mandatory geographic areas participating in the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation's Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) model from 67 to 34. [Full Article...]

Israeli defense chiefs heading to Washington for talks on Syria

Israeli defense chiefs heading to Washington for talks on Syria Yesterday, JOL reported that images released by imageSat, which operates Israel's EROS-B satellite, exposed for the first time that a Scud missile factory is under construction in Syria . A delegation of Israeli defense officials will reportedly visit Washington, D.C., later this week to discuss Israel's security needs concerning Syria and Lebanon with their American counterparts. [Full Article...]

Priyanka Chopra slammed for wearing Tri-color dupatta on Independence Day

Priyanka Chopra slammed for wearing Tri-color dupatta on Independence Day The actor, along with Bhansali, hopes to zero in on a leading man for the project. As of now, Bhansali is neck deep in work with " Padmavati " starring Deepika Paduknow, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor, based on the life of Rani Padmini but wants to start with the shoot for "Gustakhiya" by mid-2018. [Full Article...]


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