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Duterte's threat to bomb 'communist' schools bewilders indigenous groups

Duterte's threat to bomb 'communist' schools bewilders indigenous groups Conde said in a statement . The president said that the Communist New People's Army (NPA) was waging war against villages in the countryside but were leaving Lumad schools untouched. Duterte's threats against schools run by the non-Muslim Lumad ethnic group follow skirmishes between government forces and Maoist-led rebels on the southern island of Mindanao, including a guerrilla ambush last week ... [Full Article...]

LG G6 Fails To Turn Things Around For LG

LG G6 Fails To Turn Things Around For LG LG Uplus ended the quarter with over 12.8 million mobile subscribers, compared to 12.2 million in June 2016. [LG's mobile business] saw a challenging second quarter with revenues of KRW 2.70 trillion (USD 2.39 billion) and an operating loss of KRW 132.4 billion (USD 117.27 million), almost unchanged from the same period a year ago primarily due to weaker than expected premium smartphone sales an... [Full Article...]

Department Of Justice Argues 1964 Civil Rights Act Doesn't Protect "Homosexuals"

Department Of Justice Argues 1964 Civil Rights Act Doesn't Protect Understandably, it sparked outrage among LGBT organizations and advocates . The brief was filed as part of a lawsuit filed by a now-deceased skydiving instructor, Donald Zarda , who said he was sacked for his sexual orientation. Earlier this month, LGBT rights group Lambda Legal , which represents the former security guard, said it would ask the high court to review the case. [Full Article...]

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

PM Modi condoles death of former CM of Karnataka N Dharam Singh Dharam Singh was born on December 25, 1936. Singh was the 17th Chief Minister of Karnataka from 2004 to 2006. In May 2009 in the Lok Sabha elections, he contested from Bidar Lok Sabha constituency and emerged victorious against his former colleague Bhagwant Khuba of the BJP with a margin of 92,222 votes. [Full Article...]

Finnish president comments on new U.S. sanctions against Russian Federation

Finnish president comments on new U.S. sanctions against Russian Federation The House by a 419-3 margin passed the bill authorizing sanctions against Russian Federation for meddling in the 2016 election on Tuesday. Putin added that, as with the expulsion of Russian diplomats from the United States by the outgoing Obama administration, "the sanctions are illegal in terms of global law". [Full Article...]

Taking a Look at the Data Behind Duke Realty Corporation (DRE)

The rating was maintained by Jefferies with " Hold " on Monday, July 24. The firm has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Wednesday, December 30. "Asset quality remained strong despite an increase in non-accrual New York City taxi medallion loans, which totaled $34.3 million". The first value is calculated by adding the dividend yield to the percentage of repurchased shares. [Full Article...]

Izzy Brown signs new Chelsea deal, joins Brighton on loan

Izzy Brown signs new Chelsea deal, joins Brighton on loan Chris Hughton's side have beaten the Terriers to the capture of the England youth worldwide, just as SunSport revealed earlier on in the month . The Blues ace was wanted back at the John Smith's Stadium by Huddersfield ahead of their first Premier League season, but Brighton have beaten them to a deal. [Full Article...]

McCain to return to DC despite brain cancer battle

McCain to return to DC despite brain cancer battle Then he gave a speech from the Senate floor in which he criticized the Senate for not following "regular order", urged senators to consider themselves the equals of the president, and said he wouldn't vote for the health care bill as it stands now. [Full Article...]

With 20 months until Brexit, UK orders year-long European Union migration study

With 20 months until Brexit, UK orders year-long European Union migration study Speaking to the BBC, Lewis said the United Kingdom would have a new immigration system in place in just 20 months' time. Britain ordered a year-long study of European Union migration on Thursday to help it design a post-Brexit immigration system that is due to come into force just six months after report is completed. [Full Article...]

US State Department Cautions Over Tainted Alcohol Rumors

US State Department Cautions Over Tainted Alcohol Rumors However, it's important to keep in mind that the advisory stems from allegations found in media reports. The state department tells CBS News that people who become sick after drinking in Mexico should immediately contact the nearest U.S. "The safety and security of USA citizens overseas is one of our highest priorities", the page said. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports dozens of other p... [Full Article...]

Moscow says reports of Russia's arms supplies to Taliban in Afghanistan 'groundless'

Moscow says reports of Russia's arms supplies to Taliban in Afghanistan 'groundless' A Taliban group operating near the town of Herat said they got hold of Russian guns after defeating a rival Taliban unit, while another militant brigade claimed that it received weapons supplied by "the Russians" via Tajikistan, according to the report. [Full Article...]

Forecast: Decent chance of rain tonight through Wednesday night

Forecast: Decent chance of rain tonight through Wednesday night Wednesday night , a 60 percent chance afternoon showers and thunderstorms enter the picture, along with a high expected to top out at 89 degrees and winds of 3-6 miles per hour from the southwest. Otherwise, partly sunny skies prevail as highs crest into the upper 70s to near 80 degrees south and low to mid 70s north. Showers and thunderstorms will become more frequent the rest of the week. [Full Article...]

International Monetary Fund predicts Nigeria's economy will grow faster than South Africa's in 2018

International Monetary Fund predicts Nigeria's economy will grow faster than South Africa's in 2018 The Projections also differ with 2017's which put South Africa's growth at 1 percent and Nigeria's at just 0.8 percent. The Fund reversed previous assumptions that the Trump administration's fiscal policy plans would boost US growth, largely because details of those plans have not materialized. [Full Article...]

Watch the eclipse and support St. Jude with these glasses

Watch the eclipse and support St. Jude with these glasses On Aug. 21, in the middle of the day it will get almost completely dark in Cleveland thanks to the first solar eclipse since 1918. This telescope is designed for safe observation of the sun . Fienberg recommends shoppers bypass Amazon entirely: "Amazon is not an expert in astronomy or solar eclipses". By the way, you can't even look at it directly without risking permanent damage to your eyes. [Full Article...]

Is Reince Priebus the White House Leaker? Conway Responds to Scaramucci Tweet

Scaramucci told The Washington Post on Thursday that Trump authorized him to do the CNN interview and discuss Priebus and leaks. "I've interviewed most of the people on the communications team in the White House, and what the president and I would like to tell everybody, we have a very, very good idea of who the leakers are, who the senior leakers are in the White House". [Full Article...]

Group protests first OH execution in 3 years

Group protests first OH execution in 3 years Ronald Phillips is to be the first die, but more than two dozen other executions are set in OH over the next four years. In January 2014, an OH inmate took an unusually long time to die , and some witnesses said the condemned man visibly struggled and gasped after the drug was administered. [Full Article...]

Trump slams attorney general for not probing Hillary Clinton

Trump slams attorney general for not probing Hillary Clinton The president's anger again bubbled into public view Monday as he referred to Sessions in a tweet as "beleaguered". Mr Trump often talks about making staff changes without following through, so those who have spoken with the president warned that a change may not be imminent or happen at all. [Full Article...]

Man with clown mask, machete arrested in Maine

Man with clown mask, machete arrested in Maine Officers in Waterboro, Maine , arrested a man they say dressed in a clown mask and taped a machete to his amputated arm before taking to town and frightening residents. In February, an axe wielding prankster became the first "killer clown" to be jailed in the United Kingdom after he chased a pregnant woman on the night before Halloween a year ago. [Full Article...]

Mississippi Tax Free Weekend

Mississippi Tax Free Weekend If a state must offer a "holiday" from its tax system, it is an implicit recognition that the state's tax system is uncompetitive. The San Antonio Express-News reports the lure of tax savings for customers across state lines has diminished since all four states that border Texas have adopted similar tax holidays. [Full Article...]

Colbert Goes 'Goodfellas' Billy Batts in Anthony Scaramucci Impression

Colbert Goes 'Goodfellas' Billy Batts in Anthony Scaramucci Impression And I talked to him last night, by phone, and I said to him, hey, I'm here to help you find another job . According to the White House , during the meeting Trump held in early July at the G-20 summit in Hamburg with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the United States leader pressured Putin about Kremlin interference in the election and the former KGB agent denied it. [Full Article...]


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