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Paul Ryan to Update House Dress Code to Reflect 'Appropriate' Business Attire Paul Ryan to Update House Dress Code to Reflect 'Appropriate' Business Attire
- July 14, 2017

Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the No. 2 House Democrat, said during his weekly news conference. Ryan said the House is looking at modernizing enforcement of the rules. "So, look for a change in that soon". "There was just one problem with their criticism, the formal, traditional dress code isn't new at all". "Before I yield back, I want to point out, I'm standing here in my professional attire, which happens to be a sleeveless dress and open-toed shoes", she said. (more...)
GOP Lawmaker Tries To Block Health Care Coverage Of Trans Service Members GOP Lawmaker Tries To Block Health Care Coverage Of Trans Service Members
- July 14, 2017

You just never know with this government. "This amendment is not about defense", he said . Hartzler reached for props in her closing comments ahead of the vote. But she backed away from her plan last month, saying she would give Mattis and other senior military leaders the room to settle personnel matters internally. (more...)
'Insufficient interest' keeps 'Star Wars' heroine Rey from Monopoly game, despite promises 'Insufficient interest' keeps 'Star Wars' heroine Rey from Monopoly game, despite promises
- July 14, 2017

Associated Press has been asking around about the Rey figure this week, and while Hasbrohas said that the figure's already been made, the piece wasn't made available for Star Wars Lego sets in the USA because of a lack of demand. "But it was not sold in the U.S." due to insufficient interest" from retailers. And without her, the bad guys would have won! Hasbro, who is Disney's main licensing partner and releases games and toy lines in conjunction with their Star Wars and Marvel ... (more...)
Selfie-loving monkey back at center of copyright court battle Selfie-loving monkey back at center of copyright court battle
- July 14, 2017

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals judges asked Schwartz why PETA had the right to represent Naruto and said that, " having genuine care for the animal " isn't enough to establish a " next friend " relationship. The two are being sued over their collaboration to publish the " Wildlife Personalities " book that features animal selfies. But Judge Smith maintained that Naruto's selfie can't back a legal claim the ape was "injured by the simple infringement of the Copyright Act itself". (more...)
Kiren Rijiju reviews flood situation in Assam Kiren Rijiju reviews flood situation in Assam
- July 14, 2017

Local residents from the Golaghat district of Assam were shifted to safer locations on Thursday. Many have taken refuge on highlands and roads. A group of officials of Niti Aayog, Ministry of Home Affairs and NDRF were also accompanying Rijiju. (more...)
AZN, TEVA move on CEO news AZN, TEVA move on CEO news
- July 14, 2017

An AstraZeneca spokesperson declined to comment, describing the story as "rumour and speculation". In 2014, he led the company through an aggressive 70 billion pounds takeover approach from USA rival Pfizer, assuring its investors the company will deliver $45 billion of annual revenues by 2023. (more...)
Michelle Obama honors late Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver Michelle Obama honors late Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver
- July 14, 2017

Her appearance at the ESPYs (the Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly awards) marked one of the first big public appearances the former First Lady has made since leaving the White House. It offers yet another example of the former first lady's support of home-grown design talent; she's been an early adopter of designers like Brandon Maxwell and Jason Wu (Canadian, but based in New York). (more...)
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc (NYSE:VRX): Negative Stock Sentiment Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc (NYSE:VRX): Negative Stock Sentiment
- July 14, 2017

Its down 11.13% from 50.47M shares previously. Comerica Bank raised its stake in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International by 15.2% in the fourth quarter. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc . Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi holds 547,077 shares. The Illinois-based Rmb Capital Management Llc has invested 0.07% in the stock. (more...)
Price For Senior National Parks Pass Increasing Price For Senior National Parks Pass Increasing
- July 14, 2017

The America the attractive passes are sold at the McNary National Wildlife Refuge office in Burbank without the $10 processing fee and delay of several months if purchased online . Senior citizens can also buy annual passes to the national parks for $20, and get a lifetime pass after buying annual passes four times, sort of like an installment plan. (more...)
US Soldier's Widow Suing His Alleged Killer US Soldier's Widow Suing His Alleged Killer
- July 14, 2017

Khadr's assets, pending the ultimate outcome of their bid to enforce a 2015 default US civil court judgment against Mr. Khadr in Ontario. He is seeking to have the conviction overturned on appeal in the U.S. Whitling also says that the Utah judgment was based entirely on Khadr's guilty pleas at Guantanamo, where he faced abuse and had his rights violated. (more...)
1 man jailed, 2 released on bail in tourist beating death 1 man jailed, 2 released on bail in tourist beating death
- July 14, 2017

A large crowd remains outside the bar for several minutes. "As you can imagine, our family is devastated by the recent loss of our beloved son Bakari Jaward Henderson", Henderson's family said in a statement to KVUE-TV in Austin, Texas, his hometown. (more...)
US Envoy Jason Greenblatt Announces Israeli-Palestinian Water Deal US Envoy Jason Greenblatt Announces Israeli-Palestinian Water Deal
- July 14, 2017

In 2013, Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians signed a memorandum of understanding on the water project that included plans to build a desalination plant at the Red Sea. US Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt at a press conference on Thursday morning alongside Israeli Minister of Regional Cooperation Tzahi Hanegbi, and head of the Palestinian Water Authority Mazen Ghuneim. (more...)
New York Woman Raped by Five Men After Leaving Church New York Woman Raped by Five Men After Leaving Church
- July 14, 2017

Police said all five men are in their 20s and they do not believe the victim knew her attackers. "She's a God-fearing woman who didn't deserve this", Pastor Oyetunde said . Police in Queens have taken three people into custody after a 50-year-old mother was savagely attacked while walking home from church. The attackers also hit and smacked the victim in the face, leaving her with visible bruises. (more...)
Death toll in Boko Haram renewed attacks on Maiduguri rises Death toll in Boko Haram renewed attacks on Maiduguri rises
- July 14, 2017

The eastern side of the campus is not fenced, leaving kilometers of open ground for attackers to try to get in. Egypt condemns the recent terrorist attack in Cameroon that killed at least 14 people and wounded 30 others, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Thursday. (more...)
Kellyanne Conway uses flashcards for Russian Federation talking points on Fox News Kellyanne Conway uses flashcards for Russian Federation talking points on Fox News
- July 14, 2017

Conway then held up a second page with the words, " Illusion " and " Delusion " written on it, saying, "I see illusion and delusion!" " printed above " COLLUSION ", with the latter crossed out using a red ballpoint pen". Social media users also had a lot of fun with words and photoshop, changing the words on Conway's cards to KFC Chicken and ' Covfefe ', a term recently coined by the president. (more...)
Sell-Side Analyst's Predictions: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY), Schlumberger Limited (SLB) Sell-Side Analyst's Predictions: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY), Schlumberger Limited (SLB)
- July 14, 2017

The stock rose 0.35% or $0.05 reaching $15.56. Float is the number of shares available for trading of a particular stock. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (NYSE:BMY) has declined 23.19% since July 13, 2016 and is downtrending. Therefore 17% are positive. Commerzbank had 126 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. William Blair restated an "outperform" rating on shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company in a research report on Monday, June 26th. (more...)
Nelson Cruz has Yadier Molina stop All-Star Game to take picture with umpire Nelson Cruz has Yadier Molina stop All-Star Game to take picture with umpire
- July 14, 2017

Then he showed off the photo, pic credit to gold-plated National League catcher Yadier Molina . Cruz said he had a similar idea about a photo at first base during the 2013 All-Star Game, but popped out his first time up and forget the phone the second time, when he walked. (more...)
Charlie Gard's Parents Storm Out Of Court After Row During Hearing Charlie Gard's Parents Storm Out Of Court After Row During Hearing
- July 14, 2017

He added "it seems unlikely I will reach a decision today". Claims that Charlie has structural brain damage are unproven, according to Catherine Glenn Foster , president and CEO of Americans United for Life , who was present at Charlie's hearing. (more...)
House GOP Proposes $1.6 Billion for Border Wall House GOP Proposes $1.6 Billion for Border Wall
- July 14, 2017

The House Appropriations Committee released the bill on Tuesday (11 July) which would allow for $1.6bn of funds to kickstart one of Trump's flagship policies. Pelosi said. But Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly didn't broach the funding issue in his three-day trip to Mexico to meet with leaders last week. (more...)
New FBI Director To Face Congress Next Week New FBI Director To Face Congress Next Week
- July 14, 2017

Wray at his word when he plainly and consistently states that his loyalty will be to the Constitution of the United States and nothing and no one else". This all comes after Ivanka Trump told reporters at Fox & Friends that she felt blindsided by the "viciousness" directed at her father, and months of Trump staffers like Kellyanne Conway and Sean Spicer insisting that the president is the victim of unfair media attacks. (more...)