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New Russia Sanctions 'Illegal' Says Germany, Urging Europe to Retaliate Against US New Russia Sanctions 'Illegal' Says Germany, Urging Europe to Retaliate Against US
- August 02, 2017

The European Union has also threatened to retaliate against new United States sanctions on Russia, saying they would harm the bloc's energy security by targeting projects including a planned new pipeline to bring Russian natural gas to northern Europe. (more...)
Timken Steel Corporation (TMST) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research Timken Steel Corporation (TMST) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research
- August 02, 2017

Investors measure stock performance on the basis of a company's earnings power. Do investors think to respond accordingly to new analyst's rating and change a position based on the analyst's rating opinion without any further research? During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned ($0.32) EPS. (more...)
All US diplomatic cars leave Moscow - Sputnik correspondent All US diplomatic cars leave Moscow - Sputnik correspondent
- August 01, 2017

Clinton would not be a pushover and would probably increase the sanctions on Russian Federation for their meddling and past behavior. The US State Department would not confirm the number of US officials serving at the mission. Predictably, Russian President Vladimir Putin responded in kind by kicking out 755 USA embassy staff in Moscow . Tensions between Moscow and Washington have flared of late since both chambers of the US Congress approved a bill slapping tougher ... (more...)
U.S. sanctions contradict nuclear deal, aim to scare off investors U.S. sanctions contradict nuclear deal, aim to scare off investors
- August 01, 2017

Larijani further said a Monday meeting of an Iranian committee to monitor the implementation of the JCPOA decided that the new U.S. sanctions on Tehran contradict various paragraphs of the nuclear deal. The measure imposes mandatory penalties on people who contribute to Iran's ballistic missile program and their business partners. Larijani, speaker of Iran's parliament also accused the United States of violating the deal. (more...)
Congress moves to make Mueller fire-proof Congress moves to make Mueller fire-proof
- August 01, 2017

In two separate interviews with The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal , the president also voiced his disappointment that Sessions recused himself from the Russian probe investigation, now being helmed by special investigator Robert Mueller . (more...)
Clinton evacuated as Elephant Hill fire continues to grow Clinton evacuated as Elephant Hill fire continues to grow
- August 01, 2017

The mayor of the Village of Clinton has issued an evacuation order for people in the small community northwest of Cache Creek. He will be joined by Minister of National Defence Harjit Sajjan, Minister of Sports and Persons with Disabilities and Chair of the Ad Hoc Cabinet Committee on Federal Recovery Efforts for 2017 BC Wildfires Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Justice, Jody Wilson-Raybould B.C. (more...)
Texas 'Campus Carry' Law Expands to Community Colleges Texas 'Campus Carry' Law Expands to Community Colleges
- August 01, 2017

In order to carry a gun on campus, individuals must have a valid Texas Concealed Handgun License (CHL) or License to Carry (LTC ) and that firearm must be concealed. "Naysayers' predictions of increased crimes involving firearms at these institutions have, unsurprisingly, not come to pass". Tatyana Alexander a student at AC says she had heard campus carry would be happening soon but didn't realize it went into effect today. (more...)
Qatar files complaint to WTO against trade boycotting Arab countries Qatar files complaint to WTO against trade boycotting Arab countries
- August 01, 2017

However, it added that for Umrah, Qataris could fly to Saudi Arabia on any carrier except Qatar Airways. The Foreign Ministers reviewed the latest developments regarding the crisis in Qatar and the contacts they have made at the regional and worldwide levels, stressing the continued close coordination among them, in order to enhance solidarity among the four countries, support Arab national security and eliminate terrorism to further preserve regional and global peace and security. (more...)
Gov. Christie signs bill giving workers back pay over shutdown Gov. Christie signs bill giving workers back pay over shutdown
- August 01, 2017

Christie said Mr. Joseph was swearing and saying "awful things" in the presence of children. Public servants, much like professional athletes or other celebrities, are often treated as if they are super/sub-human; impervious to detrimental behavior. (more...)
Trump Approval Rating Hits New Low Trump Approval Rating Hits New Low
- August 01, 2017

Trump's approval rating hit a summertime peak on June 16 when it reached 50 percent, earning a tweet from the president . In May, for example, a Rasmussen poll put Trump's approval rating at 48 percent while a Gallup poll conducted over the same period showed the president with a 39 percent approval rating. (more...)
This Longshot Bill Would Encourage States to Legalize Marijuana This Longshot Bill Would Encourage States to Legalize Marijuana
- August 01, 2017

He also said it will help reduce the country's overflowing prison population. The effects of the drug war have had a disproportionately devastating impact on Americans of color and the poor. "It is not enough just to say that marijuana is going to be legalized". Indeed, earlier this year Sessions claimed that "dependency" on marijuana is "only slightly less awful" than heroin while appearing before local, state, and federal law enforcement officials in Richmond, Virginia . (more...)
Peanut Butter Blamed for Walker Co. Jailbreak Peanut Butter Blamed for Walker Co. Jailbreak
- August 01, 2017

Underwood said the inmates' plan was "well laid out", and they took advantage of an inexperienced employee. "These people are insane like a fox", said Sherrif Jim Underwood. "It happens. Escapes happen", Underwood said. "They love peanut butter sandwiches", Underwood said. "I'm never going to make any excuses - it was a human error that caused this to happen", the Walker County sheriff said, adding that some security deficiencies worth about $300,000 required refurbishing. (more...)
State must follow high court decision on juvenile lifers State must follow high court decision on juvenile lifers
- August 01, 2017

There is wide disagreement in Tennessee on whether the state is violating recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions banning mandatory life-without-parole sentences for offenders under 18. Last month Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill that eliminates life sentences for young offenders. California ranks fourth behind Pennsylvania, Louisiana and MI, the group found. (more...)
Amber Alert issued for Detroit 2-year-old Amber Alert issued for Detroit 2-year-old
- August 01, 2017

Police said the suspect took off and they pursued him for almost an hour through multiple counties and cities before he crashed at 7 Mile and Meyers on Detroit's west side. The trailer says G&G landscaping on the side of the trailer. License Plate on trailer: D476667. Police didn't specify which weapon he was armed with. (more...)
North Korea Submarines a Concern North Korea Submarines a Concern
- August 01, 2017

North Korea's state television broadcast pictures of the missile test launch on Friday night, which was personally supervised by Kim. According to CNN , two defence officials said that a North Korean Romeo-class submarine participated in "unusual deployment activity" earlier this month that appeared to be not part of a training exercise. (more...)
Heat wave expected Tuesday Heat wave expected Tuesday
- August 01, 2017

The mid-Willamette Valley's highest official temperature ever recorded comes with a bit of an asterisk, Dello said. The weather service warns that the hot temperatures will create "a risky situation in which heat illnesses are possible". (more...)
British Gas to hike electricity prices by 12.5% from September British Gas to hike electricity prices by 12.5% from September
- August 01, 2017

The utilities firm's owner Centrica said Government policy costs were the sole reason for an eye-watering 12.5 per cent electricity price rise. Centrica PLC on Tuesday reported steep declines in profit and earnings in the first half of 2017 after results were dragged down by exceptional items and losses from re-measurements, as it also announced it will lift electricity prices within the British Gas unit. (more...)
USA sanctions Venezuela's Maduro over weekend election USA sanctions Venezuela's Maduro over weekend election
- August 01, 2017

On Monday, the Trump administration punished the socialist president by freezing any assets he has in the US, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin branded him a dictator out to kill a six-decade democracy. Lopez's lawyer Juan Gutierrez, wrote on Twitter that "there is no legal justification to revoke the house arrest measure". Who are Leopoldo Lopez and Antonio Ledezma? " Maduro's blatant power grab removes any ambiguity about whether Venezuela is a democracy", said Michael ... (more...)
Princeton Review Releases 2018 College Rankings Princeton Review Releases 2018 College Rankings
- August 01, 2017

Only about 15 percent of America's 2,500 four-year colleges and only four colleges outside the US are profiled in the book, which is one of The Princeton Review's most popular guides. "All in all, students find Berry to be a 'community that is committed to developing the minds, hearts, and hands of students through impeccable faculty with a passion for learning...[and] incredible...programs [that provide] students [with] hands on experience in nearly any area of study'". (more...)
RS polls: Cong whip to all its Guj MLAs including Shankersinh Vaghela RS polls: Cong whip to all its Guj MLAs including Shankersinh Vaghela
- August 01, 2017

Besides, according to a report in The Indian Express , the BJP state unit also sent out truckloads of relief material from the party's state headquarters at Koba in Gandhinagar on Monday. "He is contesting as the senior Congress leader and not as political secretary", the Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha said. No Congress politician has arguably had such a sustained period of dominance at the heart of the corridors of power like him (even Pranab Mukherjee has now "retired"). (more...)