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Will contest Prez poll based on ideology: Opposition Will contest Prez poll based on ideology: Opposition
- June 25, 2017

RJD chief Lalu Prasad, who had earlier termed Kumar's decision a "historic blunder", appealed to the JD (U) should vote for the daughter of Bihar. Former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar has been announced as the Opposition' Presidential nominee. (more...)
Trump publicly doubting that Russian Federation meddled in election
- June 25, 2017

The U.S. intelligence community has said Russian Federation was behind the cyber attack as part of its effort to interfere in the election. People connected to the Russian government tried to hack election-related computer systems in 21 states, a Department of Homeland Security official testified Wednesday. (more...)
UAE: Longer-Term Isolation For Qatar Possible If 13 Demands Not Met
- June 25, 2017

In the past, Qatar has denied similar allegations. "The alternative is not escalation, the alternative is parting of ways, because it is very hard for us to maintain a collective grouping", UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said. (more...)
C38 Successfully Launched With 31 Satellites C38 Successfully Launched With 31 Satellites
- June 25, 2017

PSLV-C38 will carry satellites weighing a total of nearly 955 kg. After separation, the two solar arrays of Cartosat-2 series satellite were deployed automatically and ISRO's Telemetry, Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC) at Bangalore took over the control of the satellite. (more...)
Walgreens Boots Alliance Target of Unusually High Options Trading (WBA) Walgreens Boots Alliance Target of Unusually High Options Trading (WBA)
- June 25, 2017

After $1.36 actual earnings per share reported by Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.94% negative EPS growth. This represents a $1.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.92%. Walgreens Boots Alliance's payout ratio is 38.36%. Norges Bank acquired a new position in Walgreens Boots Alliance during the fourth quarter worth $649,813,000. (more...)
Senate health care bill is unconsicionable
- June 25, 2017

Sen. Johnson wants a full repeal of the Affordable Care Act, but he said this new legislation is being rushed through the Senate. "McConnell has talked about, a vote next week", the press secretary said. Shortly after the 142-page bill was distributed, more than a half-dozen GOP lawmakers signaled concerns or initial opposition. Senator Paul is one of the reasons the GOP does not have the votes to push this through right now. (more...)
Ioane try double as All Blacks maul Lions Ioane try double as All Blacks maul Lions
- June 25, 2017

The All Blacks will prepare for a greater confrontation at the breakdown as a desperate British and Irish Lions look to level their test series in the second match in Wellington , coach Steve Hansen has said. Stephen Ferris told Sky that Rory Best is vital as a Test call-up as he would be key in slowing down New Zealand ball. While the All Blacks pack dominated their Lions opposites, the scrum battle had largely been even until the hosts introduced Charlie Faumuina and Wyatt ... (more...)
International Yoga Day celebrated across the globe ‎ International Yoga Day celebrated across the globe ‎
- June 25, 2017

The cooperative issued a brief statement on the occasion offering its view of the great Indian contribution to the world. In India , where yoga originated, the centrepiece of the celebrations was Lucknow where the prime minister joined over 51,000 people at the sprawling Ramabai Maidan. (more...)
The first reactions to 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' have hit the internet
- June 25, 2017

Basically, she is not playing Mary Jane. M - We're not quite sure what connects Peter Parker to a flagship luxury sedan with allegedly the most advanced self-driving technology in a production auto yet, but moviegoers will find out soon enough. (more...)
The great Muslim civil war - and us The great Muslim civil war - and us
- June 25, 2017

The United States Aircraft shot down the Syrian Jet that belonged to Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad's government forces. Moscow had fired missiles in the past from the Mediterranean at militants' positions in Syria. However, the fighter jet continued to bomb the forces incessantly and thus compelled the USA aircraft to take down the Syrian Jet. "We are here to fight ISIS as a coalition, but if others want to fight ISIS and defeat them, then we absolutely have no problem with that". (more...)
Trump was 'wrong' to leave climate change deal: United Kingdom minister
- June 25, 2017

In the statement in Bologna, Britain, Canada, France , Germany, Italy and Japan agreed to call for united action to confront climate change, stating that they "reaffirm strong commitment to the swift and effective implementation of the Paris Agreement , which remains the global instrument for effectively and urgently tackling climate change and adapting to its effects". (more...)
The World's Ugliest Dog Is Super Heckin' Cute!
- June 25, 2017

Martha was the victor of the event. The annual competition, now it its 29th year, was held in Petaluma, California . On Friday she lumbered away with $1,500 (£1,170), a flashy trophy and a trip to NY for media appearances, all things she could hardly care less about. (more...)
Trump Acknowledges Russian Election 'Meddling' in Tweet Criticizing Obama Trump Acknowledges Russian Election 'Meddling' in Tweet Criticizing Obama
- June 25, 2017

Even after months of a president who's been loathe to change the say-anything tactics that he believes helped win him the presidency, staffers are still hopeful that he can stop the distractions and noise and home in on policy. "The punishment did not fit the crime", he told the Post . "It is such a dilemma, because if he had acted aggressively, in a way that he had gone public and said, 'This is why we're doing this, ' it would have been seized upon as an attempt to bias the election", ... (more...)
Kepler Findings - NASA raises hopes for Life beyond Earth
- June 25, 2017

NASA launched the Kepler telescope in 2009 to learn if Earth-like planets are common or rare. Of the 219 new suspected planets to have been discovered by NASA's Kepler telescope, 10 were found to exist in the so-called "Goldilocks zone" of their solar system. (more...)
China landslide leaves 100 missing in Sichuan
- June 25, 2017

The AFP reported that a couple and a baby were rescued and taken to hospital. Xinhua , quoting rescue headquarters, said 15 bodies had been retrieved from the debris by Saturday night. The government of Mao county, located in Sichuan province, said the landslide from a mountain fell onto the village of Xinmo around 6 a.m. local time. (more...)
Hackers reportedly leaked 32 terabytes of secret Windows 10 code Hackers reportedly leaked 32 terabytes of secret Windows 10 code
- June 25, 2017

The files, found on betaarchive .com, contain 8TB of compressed data that comprise of 32TB of internal builds for Windows 10 and Windows Sever 2016 and even software blueprints. The files have since been removed from Beta Archive , a collection of abandoned or incomplete software, where they originally surfaced. "The "Shared Source Kit" folder did exist on the FTP until [The Register's] article came to light. (more...)
Kohls Corp (NYSE:KSS) 2016 Q4 Sentiment Report
- June 25, 2017

Meanwhile, due to an ongoing pressure which caused a decline of nearly -2.02% in the past five days, the stock price is now up 2.89% so far on the year - still in weak territory. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 87.31% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors. 8,500 shares were sold by DENNERLINE DOUGLAS , worth $266,475. (more...)
Larson and McMurray lock out Sonoma front row for Chip Ganassi Racing Larson and McMurray lock out Sonoma front row for Chip Ganassi Racing
- June 25, 2017

Larson's average lap speed in the final round was 95.295 miles per hour, just topping McMurray (95.204 mph). "I feel like these places feel most-similar to a sprint vehicle than our typical ovals do", Larson said. The #24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet team rolled out a backup vehicle after the incident, and Elliott will have to qualify on Saturday with no laps on the auto. (more...)
Billion People Visit YouTube Every Month, Company Says
- June 24, 2017

It will become available to users in the next few weeks. After launching in the "largest USA markets" earlier this year, YouTube TV , the $35-a-month service that allows users to stream live TV from ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, ESPN and cable networks and record without storage limits, is expanding to ten United States markets in a few weeks. (more...)
Punjab gives relief for bars along highways Punjab gives relief for bars along highways
- June 24, 2017

This is the second time that the government had circumvented the SC order , as it had earlier denotified stretches of over 30 km on seven state highways in Punjab to allow liquor vends to function on those stretches. Restrictions were also lifted off from marriage palaces and banquet halls situated along highways to serve liquor. It goes on to add that notwithstanding anything contained in a judgment, decree or any other order of a court or tribunal, every hotel, club and restaurant ... (more...)