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Sleeveless summer dresses deemed 'inappropriate attire' in US Congress


One reporter even went so far as to try to fashion what I will forever refer to as "journalism sleeves", made out of pages of her notebook. Women "have been told they're not allowed to wear sleeveless blouses or dresses, sneakers or open-toed shoes", the story read, adding that men are expected to wear suit jackets and ties in the House chamber and Speaker's Lobby. Lire la suite »

Texas' voter ID law no longer discriminatory


About 600,000 of the state's 15 million voters lacked an acceptable form of ID, according to ProPublica . The state's original law in 2011 was considered one of the nation's strictest such measures and was subject to years of court challenges under the administration of former Democratic President Barack Obama. Lire la suite »

Biens mal acquis : trois ans requis contre Teodorin Obiang

Ainsi s'exprime à distance Obiang Jr, fils de son président de père, récemment propulsé au titre de vice-président de la Guinée-Equatoriale pour mieux bétonner son immunité diplomatique. Celles-ci lui reprochent son patrimoine considérable: immeuble avenue Foch, dans l'un des quartiers les plus huppés de Paris, estimé à 107 millions d'euros, voitures de luxe et de sport (Porsche, Ferrari, Bentley, Bugatti). Lire la suite »

Senate Moves Against Boko Haram Attacks on University Of Maiduguri


Mr. Usman, a brigadier general, said in a statement that the hired mercenaries killed by troops were those fighting on the side of the Mamman Nur faction of the Boko Haram. Responding to journalists' questions, the major general argued that the forest is too large to be covered in a single operation. The attack raised concern about Niger's inability to stop Boko Haram crossing the desert border from their bases in Nigeria. Lire la suite »

Jermain Defoe pays heartfelt tribute to young cancer fighter Bradley Lowery


The 34-year-old England worldwide signed a three-year deal with Cherries last weekend. "It has been hard". Asked if he wanted to become a future manager, Defoe said: "I'd love to". "I speak to the family every day". "In a way, I felt like I was prepared for it because of what I've been through previously with my dad". It was so tough to see a kid of that age going through it for so long. Lire la suite »

Patience Jonathan alleges EFCC harassment, seeks Reps intervention


In a petition to the lower legislative chamber through a Rivers state lawmaker, Gogo Bright , Mrs Jonathan urged the lawmakers to call the security agencies to order. The petition comes a day after an ad hoc committee of the house invited her husband to explain his role in the contentious Malabu oil deal. Mrs. Jonathan had petitioned the house on a similar matter on December 7, 2016. Lire la suite »

Disability rights protesters set up at Sen. Jeff Flake's Phoenix office


Pima County authorities also arrested 70-year-old protester Patrick Diehl for criminal trespass in the 3 degree after he allegedly attempted to force his way into Flake's office. Flake was there on the field in Alexandria the day James Hodkinson opened fire. U.S. Majority Whip Steve Scalise is back in intensive care at MedStar Washington Hospital Ce... Lire la suite »

Fourth World Cup loss for West Indies Women


New Zealand only needed 18 overs to win the match which secures then in the top four after four games and on course for the semi finals. Offspinner Leigh Kasperek was handed the new ball against the West Indies and took 3-17 while new ball partner Lea Tahuhu claimed 3-39. Lire la suite »

Hong Kong seizes 7.2 tonnes of ivory


The haul of illegal ivory was found in a container shipment from Malaysia. Those arrested at a trading company include one man and two women whose names were not reported . Authorities believe the final destination of the illegal ivory was not Hong Kong and likely to have been "other nearby countries". Mararv detailed an ambush by poachers near an elephant carcass, which claimed the lives of three rangers. Lire la suite »

PS4 games added to PlayStation Now streaming library


The title was developed by Japan Studio in conjunction with Q-Games. The Tomorrow Children will end service in Japan on November 1 at 17:00 JST, Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Asia announced . Although The Tomorrow Children did not make a particularly large dent in the world of gaming, the game at least put forward an interesting concept, combining online multiplayer and base-building components with a rather unique art style. Lire la suite »

Gold inches up on North Korea tensions, Fed minutes in focus

However, the price has fallen back as the United States dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of currencies, recovered from yesterday's lows. Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysts said they "expect the minutes from the June FOMC meeting to sound more cautious than the statement or press conference as it will likely show differing views on inflation". Lire la suite »

California Water Service Group (CWT) EPS Estimated At $0.31

State Street Corp now owns 1,133,219 shares of the utilities provider's stock worth $38,419,000 after buying an additional 110,306 shares during the last quarter. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "California Water Service Group Holding (NYSE:CWT) Stake Boosted by Principal Financial Group Inc." was reported by BBNS and is owned by of BBNS. Lire la suite »

L'UE ferme la porte à la Turquie — Peine de mort


Cette réforme, approuvée lors d'un référendum en avril, prévoit la suppression des fonctions de Premier ministre au profit d'un "hyperprésident" qui pourra prendre des décrets et aura la haute main sur le pouvoir judiciaire. Avant lui, le ministre turc des Affaires européennes Omer Celik avait dénoncé une "décision politiquement motivée" du Parlement européen qui "sabote les relations" entre Bruxelles et Ankara. Lire la suite »

Brokers Add To Their Ratings On Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL)


Lazard Asset Management LLC's holdings in Delta Air Lines were worth $614,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Delta Air Lines , Inc. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.32 EPS. Analysts expect that Delta Air Lines , Inc. will post $5.12 EPS for the current year. Lire la suite »

Une manifestation anti-G20 à Hambourg dégénère en affrontements avec la police


Elles ont déclaré que leur porte-parole avait été agressé au cours d'une interview. Plusieurs personnes ont été blessées et d'autres interpellées par les forces de l'ordre, selon des images de la télévision allemande. Quatre policiers et une femme de 50 ans, qui n'appartenait pas au groupe des protestataires, ont été légèrement blessés, a précisé la police de Hambourg dans un communiqué. Lire la suite »

UN Objects to Nations Interfering With Syria Chemical Weapons Probe


The Joint Investigative Mechanism will present results of its investigation of Syria's latest alleged chemical weapons incident in October, he added. After meeting behind closed doors with the UN Security Council, Edmond Mulet complained of a "highly-politicised environment" in which unnamed "interested parties" were seeking to influence the panel. Lire la suite »

Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc. (NYSE:AHH) Announces $0.19 Quarterly Dividend

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in AHH. Finally, FMR LLC boosted its stake in Armada Hoffler Properties by 10.5% in the fourth quarter. The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, July 6th. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 28th will be paid a $0.19 dividend. Lire la suite »

Food prices rise in June: FAO


Despite tightening supply conditions for high-protein wheat, the release cited an FAO forecast predicting that the overall output of cereal stocks would increase in the coming year. Dairy prices rose even faster, by 8.3% to their highest since July 2014, led by a 14.1% surge in butter values to a record high. The vegetable oil price index fell 3.9 percent compared to May while the sugar price index decreased 13.4 percent in the same period. Lire la suite »

Amazon launches wine range from Oregon


The line includes a $20 Pinot Gris, a $30 Red Blend, and a $40 Pinot Noir - and you can already buy it in the U.S. in the "Wine" section of the "Food & Grocery" department. Ed King III, who founded the vineyard with his father in 1991, said: "When people lived in the same village, the wines and cuisine developed together". Lire la suite »

BNP leader, guard gunned down in Quetta


Another man, later identified as Haji Essa was also injured in the attack. The injured guard was rushed to Quetta Civil Hospital's trauma centre for treatment. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack. Dehwar was a local leader of the BNP, which is led by Sardar Akhtar Mengal, former Chief Minister of Balochistan. Lire la suite »

USA and North Korea no closer to war: Mattis

But, the president added, "Doesn't mean we're going to do them". He said the missile tested by North Korea was capable of traveling more than 5,500 kilometers (3,400 miles), which puts Alaska into range. The joint exercise utilized the Eighth U.S. Army's Tactical Missile System and South Korean Hyunmoo II missiles, and the troops fired missiles into waters along South Korea's east coast in a show of force a day after the North's ICBM test. Lire la suite »

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway nearing deal to buy Oncor Electric


Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is nearing a deal to buy Oncor Electric Delivery, the state's largest electric transmission operator, according to a person familiar with the situation. Energy Future, formerly TXU Corporation, is the owner of most of Oncor. However, the stalled deal was not expected to affect Oncor, which serves over 10 million Texans. Lire la suite »