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NYTimes: Cruz Proposal Reminds State Insurance Regulators of 'Junk Insurance'
- July 17, 2017

Sen. Mike Lee tweeted Thursday morning to say that he has not seen the newest version of the Cruz amendment included in leadership's health care bill and was unsure if he could support it. Premiums for those who need comprehensive coverage would shoot up. "You have the possibility of two different risk pools", said economist Douglas Holtz-Eakin, a longtime Republican adviser. (more...)
Assam flood situation improves; CM directs adequate relief Assam flood situation improves; CM directs adequate relief
- July 17, 2017

One death each was also reported from Goalpara and Golaghat district during the day. According to a report by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), three persons lost their lives in Morigaon district of Central Assam . (more...)
Flash floods kill 9 swimmers at U.S. river Flash floods kill 9 swimmers at U.S. river
- July 17, 2017

According to a spokesperson for the Gila County Sheriff's Office, a total of 14 people were swept down the river when the flood waters arrived. The victims ranged in age from a 60-year-old woman to a 2-year-old girl. The weather service says about 1.5 inches of rain fell in an hour, according to the AP. The storm hit about 8 miles upstream along Ellison Creek, which quickly flooded the canyon where the swimmers were. (more...)
South Korea proposes military talks with North Korea this month South Korea proposes military talks with North Korea this month
- July 17, 2017

North Korea's most recent missile test, which took place about three weeks ago, involved an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching Alaska. South Korea and the United States dispute the claim. The Defense Ministry offered talks with Pyongyang counterparts on Monday, while the National Red Cross floated reunion events for families split by decades of hostilities. (more...)
Venezuela opposition calls for escalation of street protests Venezuela opposition calls for escalation of street protests
- July 17, 2017

However, it fell short of the opposition's 7.7 million-vote showing in 2015 legislative elections and the 7.5 million votes that brought Maduro to power in 2013. Maduro has called for the creation of a "constituent assembly", a Soviet-like body that will seek to modify the country's constitution. "They (MUD) have a quiet consultation today (.) I tell them not to go insane, we make a call for them to return to peace, to sit down and talk, to begin a new cycle of dialogue for peace", said ... (more...)
R Kelly accused of physically abusing and controlling women in 'cult' R Kelly accused of physically abusing and controlling women in 'cult'
- July 17, 2017

Kelly, 50, also reportedly controls almost every aspect of the women's lives-telling each one what to eat and how to dress. It is alleged that he controls "every aspect of their lives" including how they engage in sexual encounters that he records. (more...)
Emirates, flydubai partner to fly across 200 destinations Emirates, flydubai partner to fly across 200 destinations
- July 17, 2017

The new agreement comes as Emirates' profits fell by more than 80 per cent to United States dollars 340 million in the last fiscal year due in part to a slump in demand and U.S. Both airlines now operate their global hub at Dubai International Airport (DXB), enabling plenty of opportunities to create synergies nearly immediately. (more...)
New sketch issued in slaying of Delphi teens New sketch issued in slaying of Delphi teens
- July 17, 2017

Their bodies were found the next day in the woods. Police say the man in this photo and composite sketch is a white male weighing 180 to 220 pounds, with reddish-brown hair and unknown eye color. "It will give people a clearer image of who we are looking for", he said. An earlier photo of a suspect was released by Indiana State Police of a suspect seen on the trail where the girl's were found. (more...)
Justice pledge as families remember loved ones killed on downed MH17 plane Justice pledge as families remember loved ones killed on downed MH17 plane
- July 17, 2017

The commemoration, in presence of the Dutch king, comes as global investigators continue their painstaking probe aimed at bringing to justice those responsible for shooting down Flight 17 and killing all 298 passengers and crew. It stands in an amphitheatre surrounded by 298 trees planted in the form of a commemorative ribbon. Last week, more than 90 family members attended a memorial in Malaysia for victims and a briefing on the ongoing probe. (more...)
Yamana Gold Inc. (USA) (NYSE:AUY), GrubHub Inc (NYSE:GRUB)
- July 17, 2017

Trading volume for Yamana Gold Inc. This is a profitability ratio that measures net income generated from total company assets during a given period. posted earnings of $0.04 per share in the same quarter previous year. The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, July 14th. (more...)
Celtic v Linfield Betting: No walkover for Hoops at home Celtic v Linfield Betting: No walkover for Hoops at home
- July 17, 2017

However, two of the guests' last three away games in this competition have resulted in draws, and you can get odds of 14/1 (15.00 ) on them giving themselves something to cheer about by earning a share of the spoils in this one. "The players should have a safe environment on the field and you want the passion from the stands to stay in there". The first leg in Belfast had been moved back to Friday to avoid possible religious tensions with July 12 events in Northern Ireland commemorating ... (more...)
Kremlin Hopes US Finds 'Political Wisdom' to Solve Diplomatic Row Kremlin Hopes US Finds 'Political Wisdom' to Solve Diplomatic Row
- July 17, 2017

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said: "We consider it absolutely unacceptable to place conditions on the return of diplomatic property, we consider that it must be returned without any conditions and talking". CNN has reached out to the White House for comment. U.S. intelligence services believe Russian Federation ordered cyber attacks on the Democratic National Committee (DNC), Hillary Clinton's campaign and other political organizations, in an attempt to influence the election in favor ... (more...)
Officer fatally shoots Australian woman Officer fatally shoots Australian woman
- July 17, 2017

Friends said she was engaged to be married to a Minneapolis man, Don Damond . She was living in the U.S. for three years with her fiancé Don Damond, 50, and was preparing to marry him in August. "The City will continue to provide updated information on this incident, and the BCA's investigation, as soon as we have it", the statement reads . The Minnesota Department of Public Safety said it was investigating the incident, although there appeared to be no video footage because the ... (more...)
Presidential Election today: Numbers favour NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind Presidential Election today: Numbers favour NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind
- July 17, 2017

The change of votes pattern will only take place only in 2026. An NDA leader present at the meeting, who did not wish to be named, said Mr. Modi recounted how Mr. The candidature of Meira, a former Lok Sabha Speaker, has been supported by 16 Opposition parties, including the Congress , Trinamool Congress , CPI (M), SP, BSP, DMK and JD (S). (more...)
UAE FM warns Qatar is 'undermining' GCC allies UAE FM warns Qatar is 'undermining' GCC allies
- July 17, 2017

Reacting to the Washington Post story, the UAE ambassador, Yousef al-Otaiba, claimed it was " false ". The UAE-assisted hacking on Qatar's official social media and news sites came to fore after the US Federal Bureau of Investigation joined local government forces to probe the cyber attack. (more...)
The Liberum Capital Reiterates The Liberum Capital Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Safestore Holdings Plc (LON:SAFE)
- July 17, 2017

The stock increased 1.25% or $1.4 on July 14, reaching $113.14. It has underperformed by 14.23% the S&P500. Novae Group PLC had 79 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Hasbro Inc. had 37 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Numis Securities has "Add" rating and GBX 1242 target. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, July 29 by Numis Securities. (more...)
Investors Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Investors Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)
- July 17, 2017

Geneva Advisors Llc sold 10,805 shares as Nvidia Corp Com (NVDA)'s stock rose 26.83%. The computer hardware maker reported $0.82 earnings per share (EPS ) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.16. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, June 20 by Pacific Crest. The firm has "Neutral" rating by M Partners given on Wednesday, November 4. About 3.88M shares traded or 28.90% up from the average. (more...)
Trump's six-month approval rating falls to a record low Trump's six-month approval rating falls to a record low
- July 17, 2017

This latest poll was conducted July 10-13 amid a flurry of news about the meeting that Donald Trump Jr. had with a Russian lawyer offering damaging information about Hillary Clinton . And on a broader global scale, two-thirds of respondents don't trust Trump to competently negotiate with world leaders. Don't expect Trump to take the results to heart, of course, especially given his track record of confounding pollsters. (more...)
Sushma Swaraj says missing Indians in Iraq probably in jail in Badush Sushma Swaraj says missing Indians in Iraq probably in jail in Badush
- July 17, 2017

Mosul was captured by Daesh, that overran vast swathes of territory in northern and western Iraq, in 2014. In her briefing, Ms. Swaraj said an authoritative official had informed General Singh that the Indians were deployed on a hospital construction site and then shifted to a farm. (more...)
Hammond is wrong, public sector workers are not 'overpaid' - TUC Hammond is wrong, public sector workers are not 'overpaid' - TUC
- July 17, 2017

Labour's John McDonnell said his party would end the cap and have set aside £4bn each year to bring pay in line with inflation. In a report leaked by the Sunday Times yesterday, five sources confirmed that he had made the comments during a cabinet meeting over austerity. (more...)