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State Capitol On Lockdown After Hazmat Situation Delays House Veto Override Vote

State Capitol On Lockdown After Hazmat Situation Delays House Veto Override Vote The governor was in Farmer City most of the morning for the funeral of State Trooper Ryan Albin. Comptroller Susana Mendoza is one of the officials not being allowed inside the Capitol. The Senate approved the 32% income tax hike by a 36-18 vote, which was promptly vetoed by Rauner. With media gathered in the state Capitol in Springfield awaiting the House override vote, Twitter began lighti... [Full Article...]

China border standoff: Beijing steps up verbal assault

China border standoff: Beijing steps up verbal assault Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday confirmed that PM Modi will hold bilateral meetings on sidelines of G20 Summit with Argentina, Canada, Italy, Japan, Mexico, ROK, UK and Vietnam and that there was no change in his schedule, so far. [Full Article...]

Ferrexpo Plc's (FXPO) "Overweight" Rating Reaffirmed at JP Morgan Chase & Co

This was shown in a research note on Wednesday morning. The insider Turk Joseph E Jr sold $177,960. Goldman Sachs now has a GBX 2075.00 TP on shares of Admiral Group (LON:ADM). Joel Isaacson & Comm Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 0% or 999 shares. Pineno Levin & Ford Asset holds 74,165 shares or 1.63% of its portfolio. (NASDAQ:NXTM) for 44,986 shares. [Full Article...]

Police find 'last visible' human remains in Grenfell Tower fire

Police find 'last visible' human remains in Grenfell Tower fire At least 80 people were killed in the June 14 disaster but police say only 21 of those have been formally identified. "This period of leave will provide survivors with the time to deal with the extremely hard circumstances in which they find themselves and start to rebuild their lives whilst considering their future options, as well as to assist the police and other authorities with their enquir... [Full Article...]

Futures point to mixed open on Wall Street; Fed minutes in focus

Futures point to mixed open on Wall Street; Fed minutes in focus The markets have doubted the Fed will hike rates for a third time this year, giving just about 50 percent odds for a September rate rise. "The reality is inflation's been stubbornly low for a very long period of time". Since that meeting, final GDP figures for the first quarter showed economic growth was better than expected. The Fed's next meeting is July 25-26. [Full Article...]

Fourth consecutive win for India in Women's World Cup

Fourth consecutive win for India in Women's World Cup Where is the India Women vs Sri Lankan Women match going to be played? Riding on Deepti Sharma and skipper Mithali Raj's fiery half-centuries, Indian women cricket team have managed to post 232/8 against Sri Lanka in their fourth match of the ICC Women's World Cup at Derby on 5 July. [Full Article...]

Soldier from Wasilla dies of wounds suffered in Afghanistan

Soldier from Wasilla dies of wounds suffered in Afghanistan Pentagon officials did not say which militant group in Afghanistan was responsible. He was assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team of the 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss , Texas. Hansen B. Kirkpatrick, 19. The senators held a press conference in Afghanistan, where they called on the Donald Trump administration to fill vacant embassy and State Department positions to better address the country'... [Full Article...]

CNN is more trusted than President Trump

CNN is more trusted than President Trump According to the poll results, 70 percent of the country say the civility in the nation's capital between Republicans and Democrats has gotten worse. "Not only do most Republicans approve of his use of Twitter, but asked to describe those tweets, the No. 1 mention among the GOP is " truthful , ' with " entertaining " in second place", Jon Cohen , Survey Monkey's senior vice president for res... [Full Article...]

Qatar defiant after missing sanctions deadline

Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt have accepted a request by the emir of Kuwait to the extend the deadline for Qatar to meet its demands by 48 hours. Among the six Gulf Cooperation Council states, Kuwait and Oman did not join the anti-Qatar blockade and the Kuwaiti leadership has been communicating with all parties of the crisis to reach a solution. [Full Article...]

Germany braces for cyber attacks at G20 next week

Germany braces for cyber attacks at G20 next week The two-day meeting is of particular significance as the U.S. President Donald Trump will not only make his debut at his first meeting, he is also set to meet numerous world leaders for the first time at the G20. He proposed that China and Germany should strengthen top-level planning of bilateral relations and draft the blueprint of its future growth with a more open mind and a broader vision. [Full Article...]

Qatari Minister says Gulf States Offered a Deal "Meant to be Rejected"

Qatari Minister says Gulf States Offered a Deal Gabriel's trip comes as Saudi Arabia , along with the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt , have boycotted Qatar over what they say is its support for Islamist extremism and close ties to Iran , seen by Gulf states as a risky regional rival. [Full Article...]

France's Emmanuel Macron says he will lift state of emergency 'this autumn'

France's Emmanuel Macron says he will lift state of emergency 'this autumn' Macron was also mocked in the media, with left-wing newspaper Liberation running a caricature of the president as Jupiter descending from the clouds complete with toga and lightning bolts, under the headline: "Manupiter at Versailles ". The centrist president, who enjoys a large majority in parliament, said he hoped lawmakers would adopt the changes within a year but reserved the right to organis... [Full Article...]

Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump Receive $0 From White House Positions

Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump Receive $0 From White House Positions According to an analysis of salary information for the White House's 377 staffers, the average salary for men is about $104,000 a year, roughly $20,000 higher than the women's average annual earnings of about $84,000. Under Obama, women in the White House earned an average salary of $78,400 to men's $88,600, adding up to a 13% wage gap, or $0.87. In addition, US Labor Department data from 2016 ... [Full Article...]

85% job quota for city grads in govt schools

85% job quota for city grads in govt schools The resolution to reserve 85 percent seats was passed unanimously by the house. " Delhi University was established under an act of the Parliament and can only be amended by the Parliament", he added. "Many of these students are struggling to get admission in higher education institutions". AAP MLA Jarnail Singh graced the assembly saying that about 25% of the state budget goes into the expend... [Full Article...]

State Beaches In New Jersey Closed Due To Government Shutdown

While the gates were closed to prevent motor vehicles from entering the parking lot, this state park was full of visitors who had simply parked elsewhere and walked in through the open pedestrian entrance. Though some signs have popped up around the state blaming the mess on Prieto, it's likely that the wildly unpopular Christie will ultimately take the fall. [Full Article...]

Serge Ibaka agrees to three-year deal to return to Toronto

Serge Ibaka agrees to three-year deal to return to Toronto It's possible that the Raptors took this into account and bumped up the annual salary for the three seasons, making it more valuable than something with a fourth year attached to it. They've won 48, 49, 56, and 51 regular season games over the last four seasons, and there is no one left on the planet who any longer believes their potential is greater than what they've achieved. [Full Article...]

Man facing murder charges in road rage slaying of woman, 18

Man facing murder charges in road rage slaying of woman, 18 Desper is charged with first and third degree murder, possession of an instrument of crime, and reckless endangering in Wednesday's death of 18-year-old Bianca Roberson in West Goshen Township. It comes a day after a series of new surveillance images of the truck were released. He was arrested on Sunday, July 2, and is now accused of murdering the girl, Bianca Nikol Roberson , West Goshen Tow... [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation arrest suspect in case of missing Chinese scholar

Federal Bureau of Investigation arrest suspect in case of missing Chinese scholar An affidavit alleges Christensen was driving the black Saturn Astra that Zhang was seen on video entering the day of her disappearance. In a thorough search of the suspect's auto, it was revealed the front passenger door, next to where Zhang would have been sitting, was cleaned to a " more diligent extent ", according to a court document . [Full Article...]

Former Gov. Heineman says Sen. Sasse man to lead health care reform

If Obamacare goes under, Republicans will be blamed - not former President Obama and certainly not the minority Democrats. While it is unclear what specifically prompted Trump's tweet , an aide to Sasse said that the senator had discussed the idea of a straight repeal privately with White House officials in recent days. [Full Article...]

Waterloo region and Wellington County under severe thunderstorm watch

Waterloo region and Wellington County under severe thunderstorm watch The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch in effect until 9 p.m. Saturday for 27 counties including Lancaster. Partly sunny. Just as Friday, any storms could be strong to severe. Monday's high will be near 84 degrees, with a low around 60 degrees. More areas in Alabama will have a marginal risk today as well. [Full Article...]


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