• Aetna is ditching its CT headquarters for NYC
Aetna is ditching its CT headquarters for NYC

NY will get about 250 new workers with the move, while Aetna will keep thousands of jobs in CT and hold onto its Hartford campus. "The company remains hopeful that lawmakers will come to an agreement that puts CT on sound financial footing", Aetna statement's said.

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  • Haley: US saw preparations in Syria similar to April chemical attack
Haley: US saw preparations in Syria similar to April chemical attack

Still, the USA wouldn't say whether that policy applies going forward to any Palestinian who might be tapped for any U.N. job , nor whether it would also force the U.S.to block the appointment of diplomats associated with other entities not recognized by the U.N.as full-fledged independent nations, such as the Vatican.

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  • Supreme Court Will Decide Travel Ban Constitutionality, Reviving Rules In The Interim
Supreme Court Will Decide Travel Ban Constitutionality, Reviving Rules In The Interim

We have got two things that the court was asked to look at by the Trump administration, first to grant review on hearing the arguments on the executive order . But opponents of the proposal vowed to continue to fight. "The Islamic Republic of Iran will give an appropriate response and adopt the required measures after closely studying the latest...

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  • Russian Federation assumes Trump, Putin will meet at G20 summit: Lavrov
Russian Federation assumes Trump, Putin will meet at G20 summit: Lavrov

News of the meeting comes amid three ongoing US investigations into potential electoral interference by the Kremlin, and accusations of collusion against the president. Peskov added , however, that no progress in hammering out the details of the meeting has been made yet. Members of his campaign are also under investigation for possible collusio...

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  • Kovind, NDA Presidential nominee, to visit J&K today
Kovind, NDA Presidential nominee, to visit J&K today

Kovind earlier today met MLAs of PDP, BJP and Peoples Conference as part of his campaign for the July 17 election. "Issue in presidential election is commitment to the Constitution". The Patels from Mumbai, who filed their nomination papers on June 14, told officials they would like to share the two top constitutional posts of the country bet...

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  • Pigs hoof it after crash on Texas interstate
Pigs hoof it after crash on Texas interstate

The accident was reported around 6:30 a.m. CDT, after the semi crashed into a center median in Wilmer, Texas on Interstate 45, KTVT reported . Several of the pigs were left free to walk around the road. The driver of the semitrailer was not injured in the incident, and firefighters reportedly sprayed the pigs down with water to keep them cool in t...

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  • Supporters gather in huge numbers at PM Modi's roadshow in Rajkot
Supporters gather in huge numbers at PM Modi's roadshow in Rajkot

Mr Modi said, thoughts of Mahatma Gandhi have power to mitigate challenges, the world is facing today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi , today attended the centenary year celebrations of Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat. But given the frenzied violence against Muslims whipped up by the State-backed cow protection movement, it is doubtful if mere disappr...

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  • Prison parole board grants Ehud Olmert early release
Prison parole board grants Ehud Olmert early release

He was the first ex-prime minister to go to prison. Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert , who is serving a prison sentence for corruption, could be released early, as soon as Sunday, officials said. Mr. Olmert described his fall as "painful and strange" at the time, and the weeks leading up to the decision for his release have been no less...

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  • Found Guilty for Murder of Russian Opposition Leader Nemtsov
Found Guilty for Murder of Russian Opposition Leader Nemtsov

The murder in Moscow was the most high-profile political killing in Russian Federation since Mr Putin rose to power 17 years ago. All five defendants were ethnic Chechens with ties to Ramzan Kadyrov, Chechnya's Kremlin-backed strongman. Nemtsov's supporters welcomed the verdict, but said Dadayev and the others were low-level operatives. Vadim P...

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  • Tim Hortons to sell poutine doughnut on July 1
Tim Hortons to sell poutine doughnut on July 1

Both the poutine donut and the iced capp will only be available on Canada Day , but the maple Timbits will be offered throughout July. Well, at least Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop will. "If you ask Americans what Canadian cuisine do they know", he told the CBC , "the one thing they [reel] off is poutine". While the maple Timbits will be ...

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  • May meets Merkel in Germany ahead of G20 summit
May meets Merkel in Germany ahead of G20 summit

Merkel criticized the decision of US President Donald Trump to withdraw from the agreement, adding that she was determined to carry out negotiations at the G20 summit in compliance with the objectives set in the Paris Agreement. Merkel then took the floor to close out the evening. In her speech to parliament, Merkel, without ever mentionin...

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  • House cracks down on illegal immigrant crime with two BIG votes
House cracks down on illegal immigrant crime with two BIG votes

During a roundtable at the White House on Wednesday with family members of those killed by undocumented immigrants, Trump talked about the importance of " Kate's Law ". For example, we need to enact the comprehensive reforms contained in the Davis-Oliver Act to further increase public safety, secure the border, strengthen national security, and...

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  • Raqqa Completely Encircled by US-Backed Forces
Raqqa Completely Encircled by US-Backed Forces

The SDF previously said it was on the verge of cutting off the last exit from the city, where concern is mounting for up to 100,000 trapped civilians. Operatives of the U.S. military have created a deconfliction zone , where Assad's forces are prevented to enter or face massive missile and air strikes coming from the U.S.

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  • Fourth of July Events
Fourth of July Events

Fireworks at dusk (~9 p.m.) at the University of DE athletic complex on South College Avenue. The Really Big Show: Thanks to the generosity of sponsors, the Fourth of July Fireworks show is set for 9 p.m.at La Jolla Cove. The celebration continues from 5 p.m.to dusk with free activities for families , live and disc jockey music, tasty t...

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  • Firefighters battle 190-acre fire on Camp Pendleton line
Firefighters battle 190-acre fire on Camp Pendleton line

There were no evacuation orders in place as of late Wednesday night, OCFA said . The fire was reported at 10 to 15 acres about 6:15 p.m. near San Mateo Campground along Cristianitos Road, according to Camp Pendleton. Effort continues on the north side. At one point, the fire even reached Camp Pendleton's border with the city of San Clemente, b...

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  • Britain seeking Northern Ireland political deal 'as soon as possible'
Britain seeking Northern Ireland political deal 'as soon as possible'

Shortly before 2 pm the Assembly communications office issued a statement saying that the rescheduled 2 pm meeting of the Assembly was cancelled. "Our efforts to aid a parallel process of engagement between all parties is an attempt to be constructive and to progress the talks to meet the deadline today".

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  • Kings to sign Bogdan Bogdanovic
Kings to sign Bogdan Bogdanovic

The former Jayhawk star and seventh overall pick in the 2013 draft failed to live up to expectations in his tenure with the Kings, but he dealt with constant turmoil and management changes. The 24-year-old from Belgrade, who helped Serbia capture 2016 Rio Olympic silver, was this season's Turkish League Most Valuable Player while leading Fenerbahce...

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  • FIRST ALERT for a more active radar on Thursday
FIRST ALERT for a more active radar on Thursday

South winds 10-20 miles per hour. Tonight , partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 8 to 11 miles per hour. The low will be around 70. Southwest wind around 8 miles per hour. This will create some showers and thunderstorms, a few of which may come with downpours. Mostly cloudy skies are predicted for Friday night , along with a chance o...

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  • Iowa digs through the pieces after a night of violent storms
Iowa digs through the pieces after a night of violent storms

Tornadoes first broke out across southwestern Iowa earlier in the afternoon, but only minor damage was reported. The tornado watch will be in effect until midnight for Cook, Boone, DuPage, McHenry , Kane, Ogle, DeKalb, Lake and Winnebago counties, according to a weather service alert.

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  • Netflix Castlevania series reveals voice cast
Netflix Castlevania series reveals voice cast

Armitage is also well known for his TV work, and starred in the BBC's popular Robin Hood series a while back. Belmont, the last surviving member of the disgraced Belmont clan, is trying to save Eastern Europe from extinction at the hand of Vlad Dracula Tepes himself.

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  • NDA's Presidential nominee Kovind in Kashmir
NDA's Presidential nominee Kovind in Kashmir

In the keenly watched tussle, UPA candidate Meira Kumar is also likely to visit the city during the first week next month to drum up support. Accompanied by Union minister Venkaiah Naidu and Jitendra Singh, Kovind, the former Bihar Governor, reached Srinagar early Wednesday.

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  • Tinder Gold now lets you see who likes you before you swipe
Tinder Gold now lets you see who likes you before you swipe

In the infamous app's latest scheme to get you to pay for the ability to swipe right on your future excruciatingly awkward first date, Tinder's offering to let you peek behind the blinds, so that you can see a listing of only people who like you.

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  • Governor declares state of emergency for NYC transit system
Governor declares state of emergency for NYC transit system

He said he was tasking MTA Chairman Joe Lhota to assess all capital needs of the system within 60 days and to "design the best organization" in 30 days. "We need ideas from outside the box because, frankly, the box is broken", Cuomo said . On June 5, a sweltering F train stuck between stations forced passengers to remain underground for 45 minut...

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  • Emergency Surgery: Steve Scalise In Critical Condition After Virginia Shooting
Emergency Surgery: Steve Scalise In Critical Condition After Virginia Shooting

Scalise had surgery on Thursday that a MedStar Washington Hospital Center statement said was related to his internal injuries and a broken bone in his leg. Sen. Paul, who along with others credited Rep. Scalise's security detail as the reason mass casualties were avoided, described the scene as "sort of a killing field".

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  • Senate Intel Committee Say It'll See Comey Memos
Senate Intel Committee Say It'll See Comey Memos

Warner said he is "also pleased" that the committee is making "great progress" in obtaining financial documents from the Treasury Department's financial crimes network related to the Trump campaign. Warner said he's anxious to see Comey's contemporaneous reflections on his meetings with Trump, particularly the February 14 meeting in which Comey r...

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  • State Department adds top Kashmiri militant to U.S. terror list
State Department adds top Kashmiri militant to U.S. terror list

Donald Trump , embraced the President, had grand dinner and returned to India with a coloured tag for Kashmir as Administered Jammu and Kashmir by India". New Delhi , which hailed Monday's decision by Washington , accuses Islamabad of fueling the 28-year-old armed rebellion in the Muslim-majority Kashmir, accusations Pakistan rejects.

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  • Multi-tier security as Amarnath yatra begins from Jammu
Multi-tier security as Amarnath yatra begins from Jammu

Amidst chanting of Vedic Mantras the first batch of 2,280 pilgrims including 422 women travelling in 72 vehicles entered the Kashmir valley safely for overnight stay at the base camps . Although militant outfits and separatist groups have assured that the annual pilgrimage would not be targeted, the security agencies are not leaving anything to ch...

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  • DUP deal sparks funding row with Scotland and Wales
DUP deal sparks funding row with Scotland and Wales

Media reports said the DUP had been seeking an extra 1 billion pounds ($1.3 billion) in funding for various projects in Northern Ireland , though Foster and her colleagues played down such speculation. "In Northern Ireland, despite the increase in the availability of superfast broadband and mobile services, challenges remain". 'I hope the part...

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  • At least 145 people die after crashed oil tanker explodes in Pakistan
At least 145 people die after crashed oil tanker explodes in Pakistan

The team of fire brigade reached the spot shortly after the blaze started and rescue operations were initiated. Eight other vehicles were destroyed, they said . Likewise, Amir of Bahawalpur Nawab Salahuddin Abbasi has expressed his deep sorrow and grief over Ahmedpur East tragic incident which claimed 152 lives and injured at least 150 persons...

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  • Police Announce Cause Of Grenfell Tower Fire, And It Wasn't Arson
Police Announce Cause Of Grenfell Tower Fire, And It Wasn't Arson

One shirt bearing the London Ambulance Service logo said: "We refuse to forget you". Kitchen appliance company Hotpoint has offered "profound condolences" to the survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire , an incident that killed upwards of 79 people in a blaze originating with one of its fridge freezers.

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  • Power cut cripples Edinburgh airport
Power cut cripples Edinburgh airport

Passengers were not able to check-in or disembark from flights that had already landed, though the power system on the airfield was not affected. "The safety and security of our passengers is priority, please work with us as we fix the issue".

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  • Medical report confirms that Indrani Mukerjea was injured in jail
Medical report confirms that Indrani Mukerjea was injured in jail

The report goes on to add: "Manjula was left bleeding in the barrack and no help was offered by the jail authorities, the witness said". "The golden rule at the Byculla jail is, keep your mouth shut". Then, they said that Naikhade and Gulve pulled apart Shetye's legs, while Shaikh inserted her staff into the private parts of the inmate. Shety...

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  • Republicans delay vote on bill to replace Obamacare
Republicans delay vote on bill to replace Obamacare

And that lack of enthusiasm appears to match the mood of the nation. Collins is one of at least five Republicans opposing the bill, which can withstand only two "no" votes from the caucus and still gain Senate passage, given unified Democratic opposition.

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  • SDF warns of 'fierce' conflict with Turkey in north Syria
SDF warns of 'fierce' conflict with Turkey in north Syria

Faced with turmoil across its southern border, Turkey a year ago sent troops into Syria to support Free Syrian Army rebels fighting both ISIL and Kurdish forces, who control a large part of Syria's northern border region. At least 15 people were killed in an airstrike in eastern Syria on Wednesday, activists said, in the second attack in ...

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  • Washington, DC, issues nation's first gender-neutral driver's licenses
Washington, DC, issues nation's first gender-neutral driver's licenses

Advocacy groups praised the new policy, because for gender nonbinary individuals, the city's decision to create a gender-neutral identification option enables the gender non-conforming to come a step closer to being fully recognized in their most authentic identities.

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