• Death penalty, capital punishment belong to medieval ages, says Gopalkrishna Gandhi
Death penalty, capital punishment belong to medieval ages, says Gopalkrishna Gandhi

In our country, we are living in times of division. "A whole force which is dividing our country is in action mode and that spells danger". Days before the vice presidential election, the Opposition's candidate, Gopalkrishna Gandhi , once again came out against the death penalty and capital punishment, saying that they belong in the medieval age...

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  • Jon Huntsman to be nominated as USA ambassador to Russian Federation
Jon Huntsman to be nominated as USA ambassador to Russian Federation

The White House said on July 18 that it will nominate Jon Huntsman Jr., former ambassador to China, to be U.S. President Donald Trump's ambassador to Russian Federation. Huntsman was rumored to be Trump's pick for America's man in Moscow earlier this year, despite the President previously having blasted him as "weak" and a "lightweight" during his ...

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  • Tax reform's scope to be limited by House budget bill
Tax reform's scope to be limited by House budget bill

But centrist Republicans, such as those in the moderate Tuesday Group, say the mandatory cuts are already too deep to be pushed through as part of the reconciliation process. It is just repeating the same programs and patterns that we've done, or is it our responsibility to begin to bend that bell curve back a little bit? The $4 trillion blueprin...

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  • Worth Observing Stock: Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment (NYSE:PEI)
Worth Observing Stock: Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment (NYSE:PEI)

Zwerdling bought 5,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 18th. Perigon Wealth Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Alexandria Real Estate Equities by 395.0% in the first quarter. Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is -182.61%. "(ARE)" was published by Chaffey Bre...

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  • South Yorkshire Police helicopter sex film trial begins
South Yorkshire Police helicopter sex film trial begins

The court heard the woman felt the filming was "a complete and utter violation of my privacy" and added: "It makes me feel sick to think that this took place". "You may never imagine that in fact it is being used to film a pair of swingers in the throes of passion". The trial at Sheffield crown court continues.

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  • Vikings training camp to move to Eagan headquarters in 2018
Vikings training camp to move to Eagan headquarters in 2018

At their new home, the team will have cutting-edge training, physical therapy and video facilities. "We've had such a positive relationship and it's been an emotional relationship over the years", Warren said of Mankato. "We've had conversations with the university leadership and our long-term partners in Mankato. But it's also an opportunity to ac...

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  • Anulación no nos compete, dice INE
Anulación no nos compete, dice INE

El presidente nacional del Partido Acción Nacional (PAN ), Ricardo Anaya Cortés , se refirió al caso de las elecciones para gobernador en Coahuila y aseguró que tiene confianza en que el Instituto Nacional Electoral (INE ) "no defraudará a los ciudadanos, quienes confían en él como garante de la democracia ".

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  • UAE Wants International Monitoring of Qatar
UAE Wants International Monitoring of Qatar

Saudi Arabia , the UAE and Qatar are among the world's biggest military spenders, purchasing billions of dollars in equipment from the USA and Europe to beef up their militaries. But the Trump administration has sought a more even-handed approach since. They vowed to continue their political and economic pressure on Qatar until it changes its polic...

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  • South Korea offers rare talks with North to ease tension
South Korea offers rare talks with North to ease tension

David Petraeus, the retired general and former Central Intelligence Agency director, said the us needs to continue tightening sanctions on North Korea to get the country's "attention" and persuade it to accept a diplomatic accord over its nuclear arsenal.

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  • UAE Behind Hacking of Qatari Media
UAE Behind Hacking of Qatari Media

Qatar, the Gulf state being isolated by its neighbors, said Monday that the reported involvement of the United Arab Emirates in hacking its government news site in May is "unfortunate" and a breach of agreements among the Gulf countries. The officials said it remains unclear whether the UAE carried out the hacks itself or contracted to have them do...

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  • Zakir Naik's passport revoked
Zakir Naik's passport revoked

TOI had first reported that his passport would be revoked. The NIA had requested the External Affairs Ministry to revoke Naik's passport after he failed to respond to three summons in cases filed under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act against him previous year, an NIA official said.

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  • Mercedes-Benz X-Class Ute unveiled
Mercedes-Benz X-Class Ute unveiled

The German's take looks very much like a Mercedes, however, from the shape of its grille to its interior design. There's no doubt it will be quite a while before a Mercedes-Benz pickup truck is sold in the USA, but we will be seeing the new ladder-frame Nissan Frontier next year.

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  • 11 emergency centres across BC scramble to help 36600 wildfire evacuees
11 emergency centres across BC scramble to help 36600 wildfire evacuees

More than 6,700 households had registered with the Canadian Red Cross as of Sunday morning to receive their $600 in emergency financial assistance. As quoted by the Sputnik International, now about 2,900 firefighters and 203 aircraft are involved in a fire-extinguishing operation, while the country's authorities have already spent over 80 million...

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  • Support for Trump at 50% in counties he won
Support for Trump at 50% in counties he won

Ann Selzer of Iowa-based Selzer & Co. who oversaw the Bloomberg poll . A Bloomberg National Poll showed 39% of Americans hold a favorable view of Clinton , the Democratic presidential candidate who was widely expected to win the 2016 election.

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  • Trump's Poll Numbers are Bad, But….
Trump's Poll Numbers are Bad, But….

Seven in 10 people in the poll say that Trump's "behavior as president" is "unpresidential" as compared to 24% who describe it as "fitting and proper". More than half (55%) of those polled thought Trump was not making significant progress toward his goals. Previous polling on this question focused more on temperament to be president rather than t...

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  • McConnell backup plan to repeal Affordable Care Act falters
McConnell backup plan to repeal Affordable Care Act falters

ADVERTISEMENTMurkowski is a key vote that Senate leaders can not afford to lose. Market experts, however, have expressed concerns that these plans would not meaningfully improve affordability, particularly for those with pre-existing conditions , and could increase the number of people subject to the BCRA's "lockout" from ACA-compliant coverage,...

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  • Feinstein: Mueller Says Trump Jr, Manafort Can Testify Publicly in Senate
Feinstein: Mueller Says Trump Jr, Manafort Can Testify Publicly in Senate

The FBI, as part of its counter intelligence probe and the investigation into Russian meddling, has scrutinized some of Donald Trump Jr.'s business dealings and meetings even before the latest meeting was disclosed, one of the United States officials said .

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  • Fast growing wildfire in central California forces evacuations
Fast growing wildfire in central California forces evacuations

Currently, six acres have burned with forward progress stopped and at 50% contained. The latest update on Cal Fire's website shows that the fire is burning an area of 11,000 acres (44.5 square km) and no significant containment has been completed.

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  • Mother charged with murder after child found dead in hot vehicle
Mother charged with murder after child found dead in hot vehicle

The report does not say whether she was dead when officers found her. Fowler concealed the baby from the person who helped restart her vehicle, then went to a hospital and called 911, Campbell said. "And during the course of her being in the hair salon it was apparent the child was left in the vehicle". While at her appointment, Fowler left the 1...

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  • South Korea calls for rare military talks with North to calm tensions
South Korea calls for rare military talks with North to calm tensions

Seoul wants to hold a meeting Friday in the truce village of Panmunjom aimed at halting "all acts of hostility" near the Military Demarcation Line that divides peninsula, the defense ministry said Monday. China, which has close ties to Pyongyang despite its anger over North Korea's missile and nuclear tests, welcomed the proposal, saying cooperati...

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  • Alfred Angelo bankruptcy lawyer receives 7100 emails from panicked brides
Alfred Angelo bankruptcy lawyer receives 7100 emails from panicked brides

However, some brides with weddings as soon as August and September have yet to hear the fate of their dresses. Store employees were notified in a conference call with corporate executives that the company would be filing for bankruptcy, and employees at Alfred Angelo headquarters in Delray Beach, Fla., left their workplace in large numbers carryi...

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  • Romelu Lukaku Revels In First Goal For Manchester United
Romelu Lukaku Revels In First Goal For Manchester United

Jesse Lingard played the ball out to Herikh Mkhitaryan and his first-time low curling cross was superb. TALKING POINT: LUKAKU'S FIRST GOAL The Belgium worldwide started up front for the first time , after playing the second half against LA Galaxy, and he did not disappoint the expectant United fans in Utah, executing a cool finish past goalkee...

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  • US House speaker urges Senate to pass 'something' on healthcare
US House speaker urges Senate to pass 'something' on healthcare

If McConnell or Senate amendments modify the 2015 bill to make it more appealing to this or that faction of Republicans, then the precedent established by voting for the original will become meaningless. DAVIS: Well, you know, they had delayed the August recess by two weeks in order to try and get some work done, particularly this health care bil...

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  • Italy's migrant crisis is spawning new protests
Italy's migrant crisis is spawning new protests

Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano , who leads a small centrist party in the ruling coalition, had said that while the bill had his support in principle, he could not guarantee the necessary votes in favour considering the current climate.

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  • Netanyahu welcomed by Hungarian prime minister on state visit amid controversy
Netanyahu welcomed by Hungarian prime minister on state visit amid controversy

Netanyahu and his wife Sara, along with Hungarian Prime Minister Orban, are also set to visit the Dohany Street Great Synagogue and meet with Jewish community leaders. The Israeli leader said he thought about Hungary first in relation to the birth of modern Zionism, as Theodore Herzl, "our modern Moses", was born in Budapest in 1860.

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  • U.S. lifts laptop ban on Saudi Arabian Airlines flights
U.S. lifts laptop ban on Saudi Arabian Airlines flights

The news brings an end to a saga that started in March when the Department of Homeland Security officially limited passengers on nine carriers - Egyptair, Emirates Airline, Etihad Airways, Kuwait Airways, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian Airlines, Saudi Arabian Airlines and Turkish Airlines - to bringing nothing larger than a smart...

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  • Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. Reduces Position in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)
Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. Reduces Position in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. has a 12 month low of $65.28 and a 12 month high of $80.47. It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500. Homrich & Berg decreased its stake in Wal ( WMT ) by 31.06% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC.

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  • Christie reigns as least-popular governor in U.S. in latest poll
Christie reigns as least-popular governor in U.S. in latest poll

Raimondo rates "among the most unpopular governors", indicating a "difficult" path to re-election next year, according to Morning Consult's Cameron Easley. Baker and Scott in May sent a letter to Rick Perry, President Donald Trump's energy secretary, asking him to maintain the United States' commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement.

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  • Frontier Airlines expands service out of MacArthur Airport
Frontier Airlines expands service out of MacArthur Airport

The service is part of the company's expansion into 21 new cities with 85 additional routes. "Landing Frontier back in our region really is a testament to the area's economic success and the hard work of our air service team and our community partners", said Marily Mora, President and CEO of Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority.

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  • Julia
Julia "Hurricane" Hawkins, 101, sets new record in the 100-meter dash

While setting the new record, Julia "Hurricane" Hawkins also became the oldest female athlete on Saturday to compete in the USA Track and Field Outdoors Masters Championship . Hawkins credits eating healthy, exercising and her family as her secret to living a long and prosperous life. "Having a momma that can do this pleases them, and it pleases m...

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  • Justice Dept. probe will look at Trump Jr.'s disclosed emails, meeting
Justice Dept. probe will look at Trump Jr.'s disclosed emails, meeting

Kaveladze has been contacted by prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating possible coordination between the Trump campaign and the Russian government , according to Balber, who said his client was "cooperating fully", with investigators.

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  • Infamous 86-year-old jewel thief arrested in Chamblee
Infamous 86-year-old jewel thief arrested in Chamblee

Police have said she has made a lifelong career out of stealing . Payne revealed details of her life starting from the first time she shoplifted at the age of 10 to when she took her thieving ways to countries including Greece, Switzerland and France.

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  • Rody to certify draft BBL as urgent measure
Rody to certify draft BBL as urgent measure

The joint session of the Senate and the House of Representatives, where Duterte counts most lawmakers as his allies, will be held at the plenary session hall of the Batasang Pambansa. For Datu Ali Sangki, former executive director of the Office on Muslim Affairs and now one of the elders of Datu Abdullah Sangki municipality in Maguindanao said this...

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  • More Hurdles as Senate Delays GOP Health Bill
More Hurdles as Senate Delays GOP Health Bill

The Affordable Care Act was created to extend coverage to the lowest-income Americans through an expansion of Medicaid . "I don't think right now [McConnell] does", he said. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced late Saturday he was delaying the vote on the bill to repeal and replace the Obama-era health care law, which had been pla...

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  • Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR) Receives Hold Rating from Jefferies Group LLC
Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR) Receives Hold Rating from Jefferies Group LLC

Blue Granite Capital LLC's holdings in Nabors Industries were worth $193,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Retirement Systems Of Alabama stated it has 714,783 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Among 28 analysts covering Nabors Industries Ltd. A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on NBR shares. Investors of re...

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