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Key findings from new study on Americans' attitudes on guns Key findings from new study on Americans' attitudes on guns
- June 23, 2017

Many gun-rights advocates have expressed skepticism over poll-based gun ownership measures, suspecting that some gun owners will be shy about admitting their ownership to a stranger in person or over the phone. Almost half of Republican and Republican-leaning gun owners support allowing people to carry concealed guns without a permit, while 85% of Democratic and Democratic-leaning gun owners oppose this. (more...)
Bus drivers wear skirts after shorts banned
- June 23, 2017

Western Europe is going through a heat wave, much like the southwestern U.S. As skirts are allowed, about half a dozen of the male drivers upheld the company's rulebook to the letter and wore skirts to make the point that the shorts ban was "discrimination". (more...)
Former Arizona State, NFL Head Coach Frank Kush Dies At 88 Former Arizona State, NFL Head Coach Frank Kush Dies At 88
- June 23, 2017

His teams won two Border Conference and seven Western Athletic Conference titles. The season also capped off four Fiesta Bowl victories in a five-year span. Our thoughts are with his family. Kush also coached the Baltimore Colts for two-and-a half seasons in the early 1980s, finishing with a record of 11-28-1. (more...)
International Yoga Day celebrated with enthusiasm International Yoga Day celebrated with enthusiasm
- June 22, 2017

Some 1,500 mats printed with artwork depicting Israel's future were laid out for the event in Rabin Square. Today, the 3rd International Day of Yoga is being observed across the nation with mass demonstration events of yoga. Jain said that Yoga practice had the benefits of enhancing vitality, focus, memory and productivity, as well as body, mind and emotional stability. (more...)
Canadian sniper 'kills IS militant two miles away'
- June 22, 2017

The shot, fired from a McMillan TAC-50 sniper rifle, traveled 3,540 meters - it took about 10 seconds for it to reach its target, according to the Globe and Mail . Much information about the Joint Task Force 2 is classified and the Canadian government does not comment on it. JTF2 is primarily tasked with counterterrorism. (more...)
Buffett's company loans $1.5B to Home Capital, invests $300M Buffett's company loans $1.5B to Home Capital, invests $300M
- June 22, 2017

The run followed allegations from Canada's leading securities regulator that the company and three senior executives materially mislead investors about the full extent of its mortgage application fraud problems. Home Capital Group has announced that Berkshire Hathaway has agreed to indirectly acquire C$400 million (approximately US$300 million) of the former's common shares on a private placement basis. (more...)
Senate GOP health bill reportedly would roll back ObamaCare taxes, penalties Senate GOP health bill reportedly would roll back ObamaCare taxes, penalties
- June 22, 2017

Although GOP lawmakers have faced criticism for debating the health care bill behind closed doors, Barrasso argued that there will be "plenty of opportunity" for public discussion of the bill, citing an "open amendment" process on the Senate floor. (more...)
Hummus brand sold at Walmart, Target recalled Hummus brand sold at Walmart, Target recalled
- June 22, 2017

Several brands of hummus sold at different stores across the country have been recalled because of potential listeria contamination. Each product comes in clear, round plastic 10-ounce cups. The organism especially unsafe for young children, older people and those with a weakened immune system. Anyone with questions about the recall can call the House of Thaller customer service center on weekdays from 8 a.m.to 8 p.m. (more...)
Israel Begins Construction On First Settlement In 20 Years
- June 22, 2017

Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and senior adviser, and Jason Greenblatt , his lead global negotiator, will meet with leaders from both sides after accompanying Trump on his visit to the region last month. President Obama had been sharply critical of Israeli construction in the West Bank, which Palestinians say must become part of a future Palestinian state. (more...)
Trump says China has failed over North Korea
- June 22, 2017

Later yesterday, Trump cryptically tweeted that China had not been successful in pressuring North Korea , though it was unclear specifically what he was referring to. The 22-year-old University of Virginia undergraduate was on a study overseas travel tour in January 2016 when he was arrested for trying to steal a propaganda banner from his hotel in the capital of Pyongyang. (more...)
Thousands join India's Modi, hit the mat for International Yoga Day Thousands join India's Modi, hit the mat for International Yoga Day
- June 22, 2017

In the run up to International Yoga Day , which is observed today and its third year, events across the country have been taking place with local governments in small towns staging yoga events in innovative fashion. More than 150 yoga enthusiasts from local Yoga schools, namely, Yoga Shahi, Art of living Azerbaijan and Sivananda Yoga centre, and the Indian Association in Azerbaijan took part at the event. (more...)
Stabbing at US airport is an act of terror
- June 22, 2017

In this latest incident, the FBI's Gelios said the Flint attacker was unknown to authorities. According to a criminal complaint , Ftouhi yelled in Arabic " Allahu akbar " (God is greatest) before stabbing Lieutenant Jeff Neville of the airport's Department of Public Safety. (more...)
Uber to allow tips for drivers in reversal of longstanding policy Uber to allow tips for drivers in reversal of longstanding policy
- June 22, 2017

However that has changed in an announcement by the company in which they are promising 180 days of change . The feature is still in its preliminary stages, so Uber is testing it in three cities : Seattle , Minneapolis , and Houston . (more...)
GOP senators to unveil health care bill Thursday
- June 22, 2017

Even if the Senate is able to muster the votes to approve a bill next week, the legislation would still need to be reconciled with the House-passed version - pushing final passage to later in the summer. The country waits with baited breath to learn what's inside the Senate's new healthcare bill. "I can't guarantee anything , but I hope we're going to surprise you with a really good plan", Trump said at a campaign-style rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Wednesday night. (more...)
Goodwill returns $97K to Ohio couple in mistaken donation Goodwill returns $97K to Ohio couple in mistaken donation
- June 22, 2017

Matters came to the fore after the Leckrones of Lewisville were in the process of clearing out their old home and having put their life savings into a duffel bag and placing it in the trunk of their vehicle. "I know if that was money that I had worked hard for, it would be heartbreaking if i didn't get it back, said Shaffer". After picking up the money, the Leckrone family took it straight to the bank. (more...)
Wisconsin Assembly to take up bill limiting recounts
- June 22, 2017

Chris Taylor of Madison. The Republican-backed bill is up for a vote Wednesday. Lawmakers also sent Gov. Scott Walker a bill requiring private schools in the state's voucher programs to conduct background checks before hiring staff. They argue it would chill free speech and could open the door to political witch hunts, with partisan operatives attending speeches and filing complaints against students to get them thrown out of school. (more...)
Joint Statement of Secretary Perdue (US), Minister Lawrence MacAulay (Canada) & Secretary Calzada Joint Statement of Secretary Perdue (US), Minister Lawrence MacAulay (Canada) & Secretary Calzada
- June 22, 2017

Ron Wyden of OR, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee, urged the U.S.to take the time it needs to hammer out new trade terms that benefit workers instead of pushing artificial deadlines that could corner the USA into lowering its standards. (more...)
Google Job Search Is Here to Get You Hired! Google Job Search Is Here to Get You Hired!
- June 22, 2017

All the user has to do is type in a relevant search query, such as "writing jobs" or "jobs near me" and the search engine will return the results in a new job search widget so they can see a broad range of jobs in that category. At the moment, the new functionality is limited to English search results for jobs located in the USA, and only works on the desktop and mobile versions of Google Search. (more...)
Celtics president Danny Ainge: We are getting the player we want
- June 21, 2017

The Celtics moved down two spots to No. 3 and picked up another first-round selection in either 2018 or 2019 - with Ainge saying the deal came at no cost to Boston whatsoever. So read on for a definitive ranking of these transactions, starting with the moves that seemingly backfired and moving towards the deals that changed their franchises for the better. (more...)
American filly Lady Aurelia wins again at Royal Ascot American filly Lady Aurelia wins again at Royal Ascot
- June 21, 2017

Having ridden his 3,000th British victor, we look... Racing Post Trophy victor Rivet took the eight-strong field along for much of the one-mile journey in the feature race on the opening day of the meeting, closely pursued by Churchill's stablemate Lancaster Bomber. (more...)

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