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Amazon hosting job fair for 50000 positions amid logistics hiring squeeze Amazon hosting job fair for 50000 positions amid logistics hiring squeeze
- Июля 27, 2017

It will also fill supporting and managerial roles within its facilities, including human resources managers, IT specialists, and operations leaders, among other positions, the retailer said. In January, Amazon announced plans to add more than 100,000 full-time jobs over the next year and a half, bringing its total US work force to 280,000. (more...)
Mystery over woman's death on cruise ship Emerald Princess Mystery over woman's death on cruise ship Emerald Princess
- Июля 27, 2017

Tuesday. The Star Princess arrived at 6:30 Wednesday morning and was in Juneau until 4 p.m. the same afternoon. Passengers have been told that they can't leave the ship while investigation into the death is still ongoing. The July 25 death aboard the ship that docked in Juneau earlier than scheduled also sent Anchorage Federal Bureau of Investigation officials to Alaska's capital, according to Staci Feger-Pellessier of the FBI Anchorage division. (more...)
New Delhi says committed to find solution acceptable to India, Bhutan, China New Delhi says committed to find solution acceptable to India, Bhutan, China
- Июля 27, 2017

On July 25, the state owned Chinese media said the upcoming visit of Indian National Security Adviser Ajit Doval to Beijing is only meant for BRICS meet and not for solving the current border standoff between the two sides. "Shaking a mountain is easy but shaking the People's Liberation Army is hard", ministry spokesman Wu Qian told a briefing, adding that its ability to defend China's territory and sovereignty had "constantly strengthened". (more...)
Trump's Feud with Sessions Strains an Administration Already on Edge Trump's Feud with Sessions Strains an Administration Already on Edge
- Июля 27, 2017

A source told Fox News earlier this week that Sessions' chief of staff, Jody Hunt, recently informed White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus that the attorney general had no intention of resigning. Sessions recused himself in March after reports revealed that he misled senators about his contacts with Russia's ambassador during the 2016 campaign. (more...)
Trump administration is right to sanction Maduro's henchmen in Venezuela Trump administration is right to sanction Maduro's henchmen in Venezuela
- Июля 27, 2017

A 30-year-old man was killed during clashes between protesters and security forces in the town of Ejida, in the western state of Merida, authorities said, bringing the death toll in nearly four months of protests to 102. The socialist president has accused the USA of fuelling hate against his government, but Trump has said that Washington "will not stand by as Venezuela crumbles". (more...)
Oregon's Transgender Population Reacts To Trump's Military Ban Oregon's Transgender Population Reacts To Trump's Military Ban
- Июля 27, 2017

The Pentagon couldn't offer details. After a year of being told they would able to serve their country, the president announced thousands of transgender people will not be allowed in the USA military. He said he made the decision after consulting with US Generals and "military experts". "There are an estimated 1,320 to 6,630 transgender service members in the active component, but not all will seek gender transition-related treatment", according to the study . (more...)
Prayers to resume at Masjid Al-Aqsa after 14 days Prayers to resume at Masjid Al-Aqsa after 14 days
- Июля 27, 2017

Jerusalem is experiencing one of its most tense periods in years as Palestinians protest heightened Israeli security measures near the Temple Mount-Noble Sanctuary compound, one of the city's holiest sites, and the events have been widely reported , including by al-Jazeera. (more...)
Hot & humid to end the week. Watching scattered storms Saturday Hot & humid to end the week. Watching scattered storms Saturday
- Июля 27, 2017

Highs will range from the upper 80s and lower 90s which is below average for early August in Alabama. Skies try to dry out overnight with lows in the 60's for most areas as a cold front tries to move through. By Sunday , we start to bring temperatures back up into the 80s, and we could have a few 90 degree days next week. Sunday is almost a carbon copy, just a few degrees warmer with more lower 80s expected. (more...)
Three-year-old twins drown in backyard pool Three-year-old twins drown in backyard pool
- Июля 27, 2017

She reportedly told first responders she did not know where the second twin was. A grieving mum is coming to terms with losing her miracle twin boys Anthony and Nicholas in a tragic pool drowning. Neighbors said the family had just moved into the house about a month ago and that the home was undergoing renovations. He added that it was not immediately clear how the boys got out of the house. (more...)
Manafort Provides Documents to Senate Judiciary Committee for Russia Probe Manafort Provides Documents to Senate Judiciary Committee for Russia Probe
- Июля 27, 2017

Adam Schiff, D-Calif., the top Democrat on House Intelligence, said on Sunday on CBS Face the Nation. Trump Jr. was told the lawyer had damaging information that could be used against Democrat Hillary Clinton . and adviser Jared Kushner - are set to talk this week before the Senate about Russia's involvement in the 2016 White House race. His statement describes a December meeting with Flynn and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in which Kushner and Kislyak discussed establishing a secure ... (more...)
Tractor-trailer survivor says truck had no ventilation Tractor-trailer survivor says truck had no ventilation
- Июля 27, 2017

Officials said it was a refrigerated trailer but the air conditioning wasn't working. Another person was found injured in a wooded area nearby and was taken to a hospital. Two of the people hospitalized are just 15 years old, a fire spokesman said. Police believe the people in the tractor-trailer are victims of human trafficking and are hunting those responsible. (more...)
Wisconsin company to install rice-sized microchips in employees Wisconsin company to install rice-sized microchips in employees
- Июля 27, 2017

Of course, the company was quick to point out that the devices absolutely voluntary. 32M is partnering with BioHax International and Jowan Osterland, CEO, based out of Sweden. "As a leader in micro market technology, it is important that 32M continues leading the way with advancements such as chip implants " added Mr. Westby. (more...)
Kansas Governor nominated as US Religious Freedom Ambassador Kansas Governor nominated as US Religious Freedom Ambassador
- Июля 27, 2017

Brownback converted to Catholicism in 2002 after having been a Methodist, and his religious devotion and commitment to helping the poor in other nations has led him in the past to break the mold of classic conservatives. Senate from 1997 to 2011. The office monitors "religious persecution and discrimination worldwide, recommend and implement policies in respective regions or countries, and develop programs to promote religious freedom". (more...)
LGBTQ Military Unit Forms to Fight ISIS LGBTQ Military Unit Forms to Fight ISIS
- Июля 27, 2017

The Queer Insurrection and Liberation Army, or TQILA, was announced on Monday by The International Revolutionary People's Guerrilla Forces (IRPGF), an anarchist movement devoted to pushing back against the Islamic State in Rojava. "Many of our comrades are within the LGBT*QI+ community", he added. The announcement divided opinion, with some arguing the unit sent a positive message in the fight against ISIS, while other commentators said it was a propaganda attempt on the part of those ... (more...)
Netanyahu wants to expel Al-Jazeera for inciting violence
- Июля 27, 2017

Al-Jazeera reporters have consistently been on the ground in the Palestinian protests against Israeli-imposed restrictions on al-Aqsa mosque access. In what was seen as an attempt to defuse tensions, the Israeli security cabinet announced on Monday evening it was removing metal detectors and replacing them with security installations based on " advanced technologies " that would allow for " smart inspection ." . (more...)
Senate Committee Subpoenas Former Trump Campaign Chair Paul Manafort Senate Committee Subpoenas Former Trump Campaign Chair Paul Manafort
- Июля 27, 2017

Senate . The sanctions bill passed 419 votes to three in the House, with support of Republicans and Democrats alike. House and Senate Republicans have worked out a deal to move quickly on a package of new financial sanctions against Russia , Iran and North Korea . (more...)
Seven Governors Meet With Buhari In London Seven Governors Meet With Buhari In London
- Июля 27, 2017

He was joined by governors Dave Umahi (Ebonyi State), Umar Ganduje (Kano State), Kashim Shettima (Borno State), Samuel Ortom (Benue State), Udom Emmanuel (Akwa Ibom State) and Abiola Ajimobi (Oyo State). It is contrary to the pictures people are painting on the social media. Speaking to the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in London Monday, Okorocha said Buhari was in high spirits and fully engaged in discussions about his home country. (more...)
Everson Griffen Signs Contract Extension Everson Griffen Signs Contract Extension
- Июля 27, 2017

Everson Griffen #97 of the Minnesota Vikings looks on during the game against the Chicago Bears on January 1, 2017 at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. "We'll continue to work and monitor other potential extensions", he said. Griffen was the one who rode off with a big payday Wednesday, and he is thankful that the Vikings consider him one of the players - and people - around whom they want to build. (more...)
At least 8 dead in building collapse in Nigeria's Lagos At least 8 dead in building collapse in Nigeria's Lagos
- Июля 27, 2017

It was gathered that the boy's legs had to be amputated for him to be rescued. "Heavy duty equipment are presently searching through the rubbles", he said. An official, who pleaded anonymity, said, "Investigations also point to the siting of the mast, which residents said were erected with heavy concrete, while the mast itself was also heavy". (more...)
IL school funding bill in limbo as special session starts IL school funding bill in limbo as special session starts
- Июля 27, 2017

The governor says the veto would result in school districts receiving more money. Rauner says Chicago Public Schools receive a "bailout" in the bill, but he hasn't detailed what he'd change in it. Rauner has rebuffed their request for a meeting to go over the details. The Republican signed the plan into law Wednesday at the Capitol at the start of a special session, calling it an important step for taxpayers. (more...)

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