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House Committee Launches Investigation Into US, Russia Uranium Deal Struck Under Obama

House Committee Launches Investigation Into US, Russia Uranium Deal Struck Under Obama Federal agents used a confidential USA witness working inside the Russian nuclear industry to gather extensive financial records, make secret recordings and intercept emails as early as 2009 that showed Moscow had compromised an American uranium trucking firm with bribes and kickbacks in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, FBI and court documents show. [Full Article...]

First Lady Visits Michigan Middle School

First Lady Visits Michigan Middle School Some of Melania Trump's visit to Orchard Lake Middle School was spent with a sixth grade classroom that focuses on social emotional learning. Trump's footwear turned heads when she accompanied her husband on two trips to Texas after Hurricane Harvey, and one to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. [Full Article...]

Cisco buys Broadsoft for United States dollars 1.9 bln

Cisco buys Broadsoft for United States dollars 1.9 bln Cisco, the world's biggest producer of networking gear, announced on Monday that it offered Broadsoft $55 per share, a 28% premium over its closing price on August 29. Cisco's clients include small and medium-sized business customers, and it gives another dimension to the company's dealings, which mostly consisted of switching and routing. [Full Article...]

James Comey's Alleged Secret Twitter Account May Have Been Confirmed

The author of the post promised to "try to tweet in useful ways". What's perhaps more interesting is the reference in today's tweet about writing, suggesting that Comey is working on a book of some kind. Also in March, Gizmodo's Ashley Feinberg conducted her own social media investigation , and with the help of Instagram's recommendation algorithm, narrowed down that Reinhold Niebuhr was 'alm... [Full Article...]

Centre announces Public Sector Bank capitalisation plan for Rs. 2,11000 crore

Centre announces Public Sector Bank capitalisation plan for Rs. 2,11000 crore Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday announced a Rs 2.11 lakh crore recapitalisation programme for public sector banks meant to address the impact of growing bad loans on banks' books. In the last three-and-half years, the government has pumped in '58,848 crore capital in the public sector banks. The Ministry further notified that the total GST revenue is Rs. [Full Article...]

Kenya police disperse demonstrators as Odinga tempers poll protest call

Kenya police disperse demonstrators as Odinga tempers poll protest call The top court, whose surprise decision to annul the August 8 election over irregularities set the stage for this week's new vote, said it will convene Wednesday morning to hear petitioners who allege that Kenya's electoral commission is in disarray and prone to political interference. [Full Article...]

Court, for now, blocks immigrant teen's access to abortion

Court, for now, blocks immigrant teen's access to abortion One side argues she's within her constitutional rights and legally allowed an abortion; the other maintains the case could set a precedent or incentivize people immigrating to the United States to seek abortions on the taxpayer's dime. ACLU filed a petition asking the court to hold an emergency rehearing of the case and to vacate Friday's order . An attorney appointed to represent the teen's ... [Full Article...]

Government to launch talks on Kashmir issue

Government to launch talks on Kashmir issue The home minister said the interlocutor was appointed to keep the word of Prime Minister Narendra Modi who, from the ramparts of Red Fort, had said that the nation needs to embrace the Kashmiris and that bullets can not solve the problem. [Full Article...]

London introduces 'T-charge' to curb vehicle emissions

London introduces 'T-charge' to curb vehicle emissions According to Transport for London (TfL ), the T-Charge "aims to improve air quality in London, in particular with regard to nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and particulate matter, both of which have an adverse effect on human health". The mayor said: "The shameful scale of the public health crisis London faces, with thousands of premature deaths caused by air pollution, must be addressed". [Full Article...]

World Health Organization revokes controversial appointment of Robert Mugabe as goodwill ambassador

World Health Organization revokes controversial appointment of Robert Mugabe as goodwill ambassador He said he remained "firmly committed to working with all countries and their leaders" to build universal health care. His election as the first African leader of World Health Organization was billed as a key moment for the continent, where much of organisation's work is based. [Full Article...]

Iraqi forces, Peshmerga clash in town north of Kirkuk

Iraqi forces, Peshmerga clash in town north of Kirkuk Iraq's highest court has ordered the arrest of the vice-president of Kurdistan Kosrat Rasul for calling Iraqi troops deployed in Kirkuk "occupying forces", reports the BBC . Kurdish officials said tens of thousands of Kurds fled Kirkuk and Tuz to the two main cities of the Kurdish autonomous region, Erbil and Sulaimaniya. [Full Article...]

Modi inaugurates Ro-Ro ferry services in Gujarat

Modi inaugurates Ro-Ro ferry services in Gujarat During the program, PM Modi said that he was very happy to be in Gujarat just after Diwali to convey the New Year greetings. The ferry service is a first of sorts. There are also ambitious plans to connect the state to Mumbai and other southern states by this link. "Sadly, our transport sector was not integrated enough. [Full Article...]

'Unprecedented': Five Living US Presidents to Attend Disaster Relief Concert

Bush Presidential Library Foundation and former presidents Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama. Former President Barack Obama said he "could not be prouder" of the response he has seen by Americans in the aftermath of the natural disasters that have occurred over the past few months. [Full Article...]

BJP irks critics for demanding cuts in Tamil movie 'Mersal'

BJP irks critics for demanding cuts in Tamil movie 'Mersal' Mr Gandhi's comment come a day after Union minister of state Pon Radhakrishnan demanded removal of dialogues in the flick which he termed as "untruths" about the GST , rolled out by the BJP- led NDA government on July 1. Mersal was certified. Dont re-censor it. Now, few of the people from BJP party demand to remove this scene from the film. SG Suryah, a leader from Tamil Nadu BJP said in a s... [Full Article...]

Dickinson Demands People Seeking Harvey Relief Promise Not To Boycott Israel

Dickinson Demands People Seeking Harvey Relief Promise Not To Boycott Israel Section 11 of the application's agreement states: "By executing this Agreement below, the Applicant verifies that the Applicant: (1) does not boycott Israel; and (2) will not boycott Israel during the term of this Agreement". The ACLU argued this law violated her First Amendment rights to association, free expression, and freedom from being compelled to say political speech she disagreed with. [Full Article...]

Egypt: 55 policemen killed in gunbattle with militants

Egypt: 55 policemen killed in gunbattle with militants The security sources put the death toll of policemen, including officers and conscripts, at over 50. Al-Arabiya correspondent in Cairo reported on Friday that 16 security forces personnel were killed in clashes with militants in Giza, southwest Cairo . [Full Article...]

WH Asked Pentagon For List Of Gold Star Families After Trump's Claim

WH Asked Pentagon For List Of Gold Star Families After Trump's Claim During President Donald Trump's run of conservative talk radio interviews last week, the president claimed at that time that he had been in contact with almost every family that had lost a military servicemember under his presidency. But since then the Associated Press carried out a quick survey of the families of military members who were killed since Trump became president and quickly foun... [Full Article...]

The attack in Germany: police arrested a suspect

The attack in Germany: police arrested a suspect He attacked eight people in all, including a 12-year-old child, at different sites. The victims largely suffered from superficial stab wounds and in at least one case had been hit. A SWAT team arrested a 33-year-old German suspect after a three hour manhunt. Officers also urged locals to remain in their homes until the suspect is detained. [Full Article...]

Kurt Angle Wrestling At WWE TLC 2017; Replacing Roman Reigns

Kurt Angle Wrestling At WWE TLC 2017; Replacing Roman Reigns Angle went from potentially unable to pass a WWE physical to wrestling in one of WWE's most brutal match types real quick. WWE.com announced that Kurt Angle will join Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose to face The Miz , Sheamus , Cesaro , Kane and Braun Strowman in a TLC match. [Full Article...]

Trump, acknowledging GOP criticism, says senators are 'not getting the job done'

Trump, acknowledging GOP criticism, says senators are 'not getting the job done' The subsidies compensate private insurers for reducing deductibles, co-payments and other out-of-pocket expenses for low-income customers. A chief sponsor of a bipartisan Senate deal to curb the growth of health insurance premiums said Wednesday President Donald Trump called to offer encouragement, a day after the president spoke favorably of the pact but then reversed course. [Full Article...]


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