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World Media John McCain to return to Senate Tuesday for health care vote
Author: 0 John McCain to return to Senate Tuesday for health care vote

Sen. John McCain , R-Ariz. arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington , Tuesday, July 25, 2017 , as the Senate was to vote on moving head on health care with the goal of erasing much of Barack Obama's law. McCain has given no indication that he's ready to step down from office, even tweeting recently that he'll be " back soon ". "I think you're kicking the man when he's down, the week he's diagnosed with brain cancer, with really what I believe is a despicable comment", one of the hosts ...

World Media Repealing the Arbitration Rule
Author: 0 Repealing the Arbitration Rule

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finalized the rule just two weeks ago . In order for the CFPB's new mandate to keep from going into effect on September 18, the Senate needs a simple majority vote approving a similar resolution; an action both the American Banking Association and Consumer Bankers Association hope happens soon.

World Media Former NFL Player Marvin Washington Sues Jeff Sessions Over Marijuana
Author: 0 Former NFL Player Marvin Washington Sues Jeff Sessions Over Marijuana

In his anti-marijuana crusade, the attorney general has urged Congress to repeal states' protections of their legal marijuana industries-thus opening them up to persecution from the federal government. This crackdown, of course, extends to marijuana as well, which Sessions has condemned as being only "slightly less awful" than heroin. His opinions regarding the plant, however, don't match up with the known facts.

World Media Trump says only crime is leaks 'against us'
Author: 0 Trump says only crime is leaks 'against us'

Sekulow also emphasized that Trump does not and will not have any reason to pardon anyone regarding the Russian Federation probe. "The issue of pardons is not on the table". The legal team is also reportedly compiling a list of Mr Mueller's alleged conflicts of interest, in an effort one Republican described as "laying the groundwork to fire" the prosecutor.

World Media Sheriff: Fugitive captured after forest search
Author: 0 Sheriff: Fugitive captured after forest search

McDowell County sheriff's spokeswoman Richelle Bailey says 39-year-old Phillip Michael Stroupe II was arrested about 1:30 a.m. Thursday following a chase on US 70 west of Marion in the Pisgah National Forest. The search for an armed suspect believed to be in a national forest in North Carolina is keeping visitors away and causing businesses in the area to lose customers during their most lucrative time of year.

Author: 0 Trump Jr. adds DC attorney to his legal team

Sekulow also says there are no discussions about pardons among the president's private legal team. A federal special counsel and several congressional panels are investigating allegations by USA intelligence agencies that Russia meddled in the 2016 US presidential election and potential connections between Russian officials and the Trump campaign.

World Media 15 people arrested during Austin immigration protest
Author: 0 15 people arrested during Austin immigration protest

Amid calls from attorneys general to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, new analysis shows that the Lone Star state stands to lose about $6 billion annually should DACA disappear. It's now unclear what the undocumented protesters will be charged with, and whether they will be turned over to immigration authorities given Trump's immigration policies.

World Media Hollywood Tolkien biopic lands 'Tom of Finland' director
Author: 0 Hollywood Tolkien biopic lands 'Tom of Finland' director

He will reprise his role as The Beast in "X-Men: Dark Phoenix", which is due out next year on November 2. Nicholas Hoult is reportedly the frontrunner to star in Tolkien . Tolkien explores the circumstances that shaped Tolkien into becoming the author of the world's most famous fantasy novels. The Middle-earth epic novels served as the basis of the Peter Jackson-directed film trilogies " The Lord of the Rings " and " The Hobbit ".

World Media Immigrants wept, pleaded for water and pounded on truck before 10 died
Author: 0 Immigrants wept, pleaded for water and pounded on truck before 10 died

Numerous immigrants had hired smugglers who brought them across the USA border, hid them in safe houses and then put them aboard the tractor-trailer for the ride northward, according to accounts given to investigators. San Antonio Fire Chief Charles Hood said the victims were "very hot to the touch". Mexican Consul General in San Antonio Reyna Torres said Mexican nationals were among the survivors and those who died on the rig.

World Media Muslim Americans worry about discrimination but profess faith in the American dream
Author: 0 Muslim Americans worry about discrimination but profess faith in the American dream

Muslims (60%) say they have "a lot" in common with most Americans, and that they can get ahead through hard work (70%) - a belief that is a key component of the so-called American dream. "Muslims are rated more negatively than Catholics, Jews, Hindus and many other religions we've asked about", Mohamed said. More than twice as many Americans say Muslims face a lot of discrimination (75%) in the United States than believe evangelicals do (29%).

World Media Leader urges attending Friday prayers at shrine
Author: 0 Leader urges attending Friday prayers at shrine

It quoted an official Jordanian source as saying that "deep discussions had taken place with the Israeli side regarding Al Aqsa mosque , hinting at concessions to be made by the Israeli side, including removal of metal detectors and reducing tensions at Al Aqsa ".

World Media Southwest Airlines Company (LUV) Stake Increased by Farmers Merchants Investments
Author: 0 Southwest Airlines Company (LUV) Stake Increased by Farmers Merchants Investments

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. They expect $1.20 earnings per share, up 0.84% or $0.01 from last year's $1.19 per share. Looking forward to the ratio analysis, the co has price to earnings ratio of 68.62, which is indicating if firm is fluctuating between 15 and 25 than it lies on average position; but sometimes if it's under this value some experts consider it as undervalue security.

World Media Goldman Sachs Boosts Rating On Biogen Inc. (BIIB) To
Author: 0 Goldman Sachs Boosts Rating On Biogen Inc. (BIIB) To "Buy"

Vetr raised Biogen from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating and set a $306.48 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. The original version of this piece can be read at https://baseballnewssource.com/markets/blue-jay-capital-management-llc-takes-position-in-biogen-inc-nasdaqbiib/1282637.html.

World Media Reliance's 'free' JioPhone shakes up cheap end of India's billion-strong market
Author: 0 Reliance's 'free' JioPhone shakes up cheap end of India's billion-strong market

Idea Cellular on Thursday reported widening of losses at the end of the first quarter of this fiscal as high-pitched competition from Reliance Jio hit the company's business hard. At present, Mukesh Ambani controlled Reliance Jio is the only operator in India offering voice on 4G network using VoLTE technology, while the incumbent telcos have been offering voice calls to their 4G customers with support of their other established networks - 2G and 3G.

World Media Body cam footage of gator captured at house
Author: 0 Body cam footage of gator captured at house

Vargas had been trained on how to handle nuisance alligators and return them to their natural habitat by Gator Boys Alligator Rescue at the Everglades Holiday Park in Fort Lauderdale, police said. Vargas made a clicking noise in the beginning of the video, mimicking the noise of baby alligators. "If I didn't have that I would have to just grab the jaws and pull him out that way".

World Media Sir Michael Caine makes secret cameo in Dunkirk
Author: 0 Sir Michael Caine makes secret cameo in Dunkirk

Caine has one of the most easily identifiable voices in Hollywood, so it's a shame his vocal cameo is practically unintelligible. That totally makes sense, but you may, however, have heard him. It's so good we have no qualms in rewatching it to to spot-the-Caine. Nolan says the decision to obscure Hardy's face in Dunkirk was inspired by his performance in The Dark Knight Rises.

World Media Facebook funds Harvard group trying to fight election hacking
Author: 0 Facebook funds Harvard group trying to fight election hacking

Facebook is sponsoring the efforts of former Hillary Clinton and Mitt Romney campaign managers to combat hacking and disinformation campaigns created to interfere with elections. It will be heading up by Co-Director of the Belfer Center and former Assistant Secretary of Defense Eric Rosenbach. Less than a year after Mark Zuckerberg derided the idea that his social network might have any serious impact on the USA election, Facebook announced that it will donate money to cybersecurity ...

World Media Iran in Space: Tehran 'Successfully Launches' Rocket Carrying Satellite
Author: 0 Iran in Space: Tehran 'Successfully Launches' Rocket Carrying Satellite

Iran's PRESSTV، an affiliate of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting network، announced Thursday afternoon that the Simorgh spacecraft had been successfully test-launched. The launch comes as the United States has criticized Iran's ballistic missile tests. Such launches are permitted under the landmark nuclear deal signed between world powers in July 2015, but the USA and Israel view the tests as acts of aggression.

World Media John McCain votes to repeal Obamacare
Author: 0 John McCain votes to repeal Obamacare

Days after being diagnosed with brain cancer , Sen. McCain underwent surgery to remove a blood clot earlier this month at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix. There were 48 "Yes" votes, 50 "No" votes, and the whole thing was hanging in the balance ... Ward added that she proved to be a worthy challenger against McCain previous year.

World Media Shale-rich Oklahoma to host mega-wind farm
Author: 0 Shale-rich Oklahoma to host mega-wind farm

Spain is the world's second-largest producer of wind power after Germany. The Wind Catcher Energy Connection (Wind Catcher) project includes the nation's largest wind energy facility and a dedicated generation tie-line to efficiently deliver the wind energy to PSO's customers.

World Media State Department cautions USA tourists in Mexico about 'tainted' alcohol
Author: 0 State Department cautions USA tourists in Mexico about 'tainted' alcohol

She was found face down in a swimming pool after drinking. The United States is warning travelers to Mexico about tainted or counterfeit alcohol following the death of a Wisconsin woman. "They said I was vomiting all over the place and they had to call the hotel doctor", she said. Mexico's tourism secretary Marisol Venegas reiterated that the country follows stringent quality measures at its hotels, according to CNN , adding that it's yet to receive a complaint or criminal case involving ...

World Media Sessions' DOJ argues gay people aren't protected from discrimination under Title VII
Author: 0 Sessions' DOJ argues gay people aren't protected from discrimination under Title VII

The federal law in question is Title VII, which is part of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 . His lawyers contend the dismissal violated of the act's Title VII, which prohibits employment discrimination. If a stereotypical woman is considered to be heterosexual, then dating women is a failure to conform. The logic was simple: If she had been a man who dated women, she would not have faced the same discrimination.

World Media China opens cinema on S. China Sea islet
Author: 0 China opens cinema on S. China Sea islet

The Philippines tried to reassure Southeast Asian neighbours about its proposal to partner with Beijing in oil exploration in the disputed South China Sea, promising to consult them on any plans. "That might lead to tension, and as the end result, nobody would be able to develop resources". The controversy of the waters stems from China's exclusive claim over large spans of the South China Sea, also claimed by a handful of neighbors.

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