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USA imposes sanctions against Venezuela

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That was the latest in a death toll that has now hit 104. US officials said the individual sanctions aimed to show Maduro that Washington would make good on a threat of "strong and swift economic actions" if he goes ahead with a vote on Sunday that critics have said would cement dictatorship in the OPEC country. Read More »

Inmate who escaped notorious Rikers Island caught seven hours later

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One city official who wished to remain anonymous told the publication that two guards were distracted by five prisoners as Hill dashed over a fence and disappeared. "Rikers Island facilities have been placed on lockdown and we are talking to anyone who may be involved". Each jail building on the island is surrounded by walls and razor wire. Read More »

Israel metal detectors row was about sovereignty, not security

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Israel's decision to remove metal detectors from the Al-Aqsa Mosque that offended Muslims is "a step in the right direction, but it is not enough", President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Wednesday. The statement mentioned that Muslims should not enter the Mosque "until after an assessment by a Waqf technical committee and the return of the situation to how it was before the 14th of this month". Read More »

ED registers money laundering case against Lalu Prasad, family

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The FIR was registered on July 5 in connection with alleged favours extended to Sujata Hotels in awarding a contract for the upkeep of the hotels in Ranchi and Puri and receiving premium land as a "quid pro quo", the CBI has alleged. The development comes hours after Nitish Kumar was sworn in as the chief minister of Bihar. Tejashwi said that political vendetta against him exposed the Opposition's viciousness. Read More »

UP RERA website gets over 15000 complaints on Day 1

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In another welcome step, unlike other states where builders have to wait for 37 days to get their registration numbers, in UP, builders can register their projects on the website and instantly get a RERA registration number. "It has been our singular demand to implement RERA in UP in its pure form as introduced by the Union government". Homebuyers in India face a bouquet of problems while buying houses and RERA was conceptualised to address these concerns that often leave homebuyers frustrated ... Read More »

Microsoft launches new Windows bug bounty programme

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This week, Microsoft announced the Windows Bounty Program , challenging "friends, hackers, and researchers" to break into any and all parts of Windows 10 and Windows Server. The Mitigation Bypass and Bounty program's highest reward of $200,000, but there you can exclusively target Windows 10. The Windows Defender Application Guard program will offer a top reward of $30,000 while the Microsoft Edge and Windows Insider preview programs will both offer max rewards of $15,000. Read More »

Trump donates second quarter salary to education department

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In April, Trump donated his first-quarter salary of $78,333.32 to the National Park Service to fund the agency's battlefield preservation efforts, a program that is now $229 million behind in deferred costs. DeVos says she is grateful for the donation. "The president is committed to the nation's students and to reforming education in America so every child, regardless of their ZIP code, has access to a great education", Mrs. Read More »

Suspect in custody after days-long western NC manhunt, sheriff says

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No details have been released about how Stroupe was able to make it to McDowell County, or where he was going. Transylvania authorities said Wednesday they were turning the operation over to Henderson authorities after ground teams had tracked Stroupe toward the North Mills River Recreation Area there. Read More »

Higher heat, humidity on the way

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The Storm Prediction Center has the northern third of Alabama in a "marginal risk" of severe storms for this potential. Temps will be slightly cooler with gusty winds from passing thunderstorms. Humidity will still be high, but highs will only get to the low 80s. Sunday will be dry and nice. Recent computer models suggest we'll start to mix in some sunshine this afternoon, as skies clear north-to-south across our neck of the woods. Read More »

Michel Durafour, l'ancien maire de Saint-Etienne, est mort

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Pendant le septennant de Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, il a participé aux gouvernements de Jacques Chirac et Raymond Barre en tant que ministre du Travail puis ministre des Finances. Le nom de Michel Durafour avait acquis une notamment fait parler de lui , à la suite d'un calembour de Jean-Marie Le Pen en 1988. Parmi les premières réactions politiques dans la Loire, celle du député LREM Jean-Michel Mis, qui déplore sur Twitter "une perte immense pour le pays et pour Saint-Étienne". Read More »

BCCI adopts all Lodha reforms expect five having 'practical difficulties'

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Wednesday's meeting has raised objections beyond those mentioned in the SGM on October 1 previous year citing that the court has agreed to hear the practical difficulties, asking it to implement the Lodha recommendations "as far as practicable", board's acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary read out the recommendations which are hard to implement: 1. Read More »

WhatsApp WARNING issued to Irish users

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To continue using WhatsApp without interruption, we need you to subscribe for any of our subscription periods". Criminals have started sending out messages created to trick you into sharing your banking details. If you get such message in your inbox, we urge you to kindly delete this message immediately, else, this will fetch your personal information and this way you can be the victim. Read More »

Finis les emplois familiaux pour les parlementaires français

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L'interdiction des emplois de collaborateurs familiaux était l'une des promesses de campagne du candidat Macron, notamment après l'affaire Penelope Fillon. Il restera "un seul [emploi familial] dans cette mandature: celui de la Première dame" Brigitte Macron, a lancé Damien Abad, vice-président du groupe LR. Read More »

Senate panel subpoenas former Trump campaign manager Manafort to testify

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Manafort was due to speak about the 2016 meeting in Trump Tower between Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya and Donald Trump Jr after she promised to deliver compromising information on the Clinton campaign. The Senate Judiciary Committee has rescinded its subpoena compelling Paul Manafort, President Trump's former campaign manager, to testify at a public hearing later this week. Read More »

Lanane: US Senate health care debate could be disastrous for Hoosiers

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Medicaid is a state-run program partially financed by the federal government to help low-income residents get health services. He is effectively ignoring the successes of the ACA: lower uninsured rates, drastically decreasing medical bankruptcies, and the expansion of Medicaid in IN via HIP 2.0, all while downplaying the negative consequences of repeal. Read More »

PM Modi condoles death of former CM of Karnataka N Dharam Singh

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Kumaraswamy and Dharam Singh, and submit a report within three months. He successfully contested for Bidar Lok Sabha seat after delimitation of constituency as Bidar Lok Sabha Seat which was reserved for SCs became a general seat. "I pray to god to give strength to his family and supporters". Speaking about Singh's long political career, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee president G Parameshwara said: "He had been president of the KPCC, had handled various portfolios in governments, and ... Read More »

Drugmaker GSK launches £1.0bn cost-cutting

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According to GSK , its decisions are part of its plans to prioritise and allocate resources in research and development (R&D) for its leading candidates. "Our priority for the second half of the year is to maintain this momentum and prepare for the successful execution of several important near-term launches in Respiratory, Vaccines and HIV", said new CEO Emma Walmsley. Read More »

LG Display CEO reiterates expansion won't affect LCD supply

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This is where Apple comes in: at the very minimum, an investment of 2 trillion won (or about $1.8 in USA currency) is needed for such a move to be possible. LG plans to dedicate around $2.5 billion to developing a brand new line of larger OLED screens, with $4.5 billion set aside for introducing a range of flexible displays using "plastic OLED" or POLED technology, with hopes that bendable smartphone and vehicle displays will be the next big thing. Read More »