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James Comey named Howard's convocation keynote speaker

James Comey named Howard's convocation keynote speaker Howard's statement said Comey would consult with student leaders and others on campus to develop ideas for his five-lecture series. Comey will donate his entire King Chair salary of $100,000 to a Howard University scholarship fund designated for students coming from a foster home environment, the university said. [Full Article...]

'Creamy layer' income cap for OBCs raised to Rs 8L per annum

'Creamy layer' income cap for OBCs raised to Rs 8L per annum Responding to a question, Jaitley said a proposal to extend the decision to public sector undertakings was under “active consideration” of the government. "There will be more equitable distribution amongst the OBCs themselves (of the benefits)", Jaitley explained. According to ANI , the proposed commission will submit its report within 12 weeks from the day a chairperson is appointed. [Full Article...]

Rhumbline Advisers Raises Position in Newfield Exploration Company (NFX)

Oxford Asset Management reported 0.28% in Newfield Exploration Co. Newfield Exploration Company's ROA is 6.89%, while industry's average is 2.15%. The forecast of 5 surveyed investment analysts covering the stock advises investors to Buy stake in the company. [Full Article...]

Govt to denotify highways to allow opening of more bars

Govt to denotify highways to allow opening of more bars In the order, the Supreme Court has stated that "The objective of the directions contained in the order dated 15 December 2016 is to deal with the sale of liquor along and in the proximity of highways properly understood, which provides connectivity between cities, towns and villages". [Full Article...]

Family Breaks Ancient Coffin by Putting Kid Into It

Family Breaks Ancient Coffin by Putting Kid Into It Part of the coffin, which was already in three pieces, fell from its stand and a chunk came off it. The alleged culprits fled before the damage that they caused was noticed, but CCTV cameras captured the moment at which the accident took place at the beginning of August. [Full Article...]

Shreveport Woman Stuffs 18 Bottles Booze in Her Pants

Shreveport Woman Stuffs 18 Bottles Booze in Her Pants Surveillance video captured a woman walking into a liquor on Bert Kouns in Shreveport store Friday, August 18 and steal several bottles of booze. Police in Shreveport released the security footage hoping that locals can help identify the thief. [Full Article...]

Trump Voters: Everyone Is Racist Against Trump Voters

Trump Voters: Everyone Is Racist Against Trump Voters The fact that more than half of voters view Trump as intelligent is one of the bright spots of the Quinnipiac poll. His approval rating has remained relatively steady since a July survey, when the pollster found Trump had a 41 percent job approval rating. [Full Article...]

Trump gets in digs at both Arizona senators without naming names

Just last week, the President, tweeted his support for Dr. Ward. "The statement that the President made last night helps", he said. Flake said he believes President Trump's comments Monday night were a good step forward in easing political tensions after the white supremacist march in Charlottesville, Virginia, ended in violence and the death of a counterprotestor. [Full Article...]

Reports say Navy to relieve 7th Fleet commander after second deadly collision

Reports say Navy to relieve 7th Fleet commander after second deadly collision Rear Admiral Phil Sawyer, the deputy commander of the Pacific Fleet, will assume command immediately, he added. A massive search involving planes and aircraft was launched and US Navy divers joined the hunt Tuesday, scouring the ship's flooded compartments. [Full Article...]

United Nations panel urges U.S. government to reject racial hatred and violence

United Nations panel urges U.S. government to reject racial hatred and violence United Nations human rights experts have urged the U.S. government to "unequivocally and unconditionally" condemn racist speech and hate crimes, warning that a failure to do so could fuel further violent clashes by white supremacist groups. [Full Article...]

Trump's Phoenix speech was bizarre and dishonest

Trump's Phoenix speech was bizarre and dishonest President Donald Trump on Tuesday attempted to rewrite his handling of the U.S.'s largest hate rally in a decade, taking aim at the media during a meandering hour-and-a-half campaign-style speech. "As long as he's the president , I will support him". CNN host Don Lemon reacted with incredulity and horror to President Donald Trump's off-script, fact-challenged speech at a campaign ... [Full Article...]

Federal judge strikes down Texas' voter ID law

Federal judge strikes down Texas' voter ID law U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos of Corpus Christi ruled that the law violates the Voting Rights Act and the U.S. Constitution because it was "enacted with discriminatory intent - knowingly placing additional burdens on a disproportionate number of Hispanic and African-American voters". [Full Article...]

North Korea vows 'merciless retaliation' to drills

North Korea vows 'merciless retaliation' to drills Pyongyang's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said: "The US will be wholly held accountable for the catastrophic consequences to be entailed by such reckless aggressive war manoeuvres, as it chose a military confrontation [with North Korea]". [Full Article...]

Scotland's onshore revenues increase and deficit falls

Scotland's onshore revenues increase and deficit falls Kezia Dugdale, for Scottish Labour, said: " Scotland's own accounts show that the first year of an independent Scotland would have meant unprecedented levels of austerity". 'These figures also confirm just how wrong the SNP got it during the referendum campaign. According to the Scottish Government's executive summary of the GERS figures , Scotland's public sector revenue, including an illustr... [Full Article...]

DNA of headless torso matches Swedish journalist

DNA of headless torso matches Swedish journalist This is the last known photo of journalist Kim Wall onboard the submarine. Madsen is now being held on suspicion of negligent manslaughter, but Jensen said that could change following the latest developments. "That voice would have been needed much, much longer". Wall was last seen atop the Nautilus submarine on August 10, about to embark on a brief ride in the vessel for a profile about its D... [Full Article...]

Search underway for fugitive NC couple with ties to Norfolk

Search underway for fugitive NC couple with ties to Norfolk Two Burlington, North Carolina residents, 42-year-old Sean Damion Castorina and 40-year-old Penny M. Dawson, are wanted on several charges. Nelson County deputies were called at 7:30 p.m. Simpson has no history of dementia or other cognitive impairments". State police troopers also responded Tuesday night to the scene of the shooting. [Full Article...]

Two wanted for questioning in suspicious disappearance of elderly man

Two wanted for questioning in suspicious disappearance of elderly man The incident started around at 6:48 p.m. Monday, when the Nelson County Sheriff's Office got a call about an abandoned Chevrolet Cobalt parked on Laurel Road . Authorities in Nelson County are searching for a two people. considered armed and risky, wanted in connection to a shooting Tuesday night. Items linked to Castorina and Dawson were found in Simpson's auto. [Full Article...]

2 dead after magnitude 5.1 quake in Leyte

2 dead after magnitude 5.1 quake in Leyte NDRRMC spokeswoman Romina Marasigan named the fatalities as Maria Colasito, 50, of barangay Naungan in Jose in Ormoc City , and Rosita Baloro, 70, of barangay San Jose, also in Ormoc City. The tremor also rendered 56 houses slightly damaged in Barangay Altavista, Ormoc City just over a month after a 6.5-magnitude quake jolted Leyte and other parts of Visayas on July 6. [Full Article...]

We're Tracking Confederate Monuments. Tell Us What's on Your Campus

We're Tracking Confederate Monuments. Tell Us What's on Your Campus More than 30 cities either have removed or are removing Confederate monuments, according to a list compiled by The New York Times , and the president said Thursday that in the process, the history and culture of the country was being "ripped apart". [Full Article...]

Timeline: Trump has yet to speak with Heather Heyer's family

Timeline: Trump has yet to speak with Heather Heyer's family Mr Trump said it would be "foolish" to remove statues of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson and mused that monuments to George Washington and Thomas Jefferson would be next. After a moment he said, "I would say that is up to a local town, community, or the federal government, depending on where it is located". Counter-protestors showed up and the chaos that ensued left one person dead a... [Full Article...]


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