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Infosys employee found dead in office under mysterious circumstances Infosys employee found dead in office under mysterious circumstances
- June 01, 2017

The concerned police officer said, 'we are further investigating into his death and a clarity can only be expected after the post mortem is done'. Earlier in January, another Infosys techie was found dead in the Pune office of the company. (more...)
Musk to quit advisory panels if Trump withdraws from climate deal Musk to quit advisory panels if Trump withdraws from climate deal
- June 01, 2017

He has apparently been pondering what to do about that promise since the November election. A White House official says President Donald Trump is expected to withdraw the United States from the agreement , but that there's been no final decision. (more...)
Zbigniew Brzezinski, Carter Adviser, Dead at 89
- June 01, 2017

The Polish-born academic was Carter's national security adviser during the Iranian hostage crisis. Polish-born strategist guided United States president through Iran crisis and pushed hard line against Soviets. Brzezinski characteristically favored military action to free the 52 American hostages and punish Iran. When Communists took power in Poland six years later, he retired and moved his family to a farm in the Canadian countryside. (more...)
Mike Dubke, Trump's communications director, resigned
- June 01, 2017

White House press secretary Sean Spicer added a mysterious new wrinkle to the Trump administration's ever-expanding roster of what it believes is " fake news ". A senior administration official said Kushner was keeping his head down and focusing on work after the foreign trip. Mr Spicer served with White House chief of staff Reince Priebus when both worked at the Republican National Committee. (more...)
Indian Air Force confirms missing Sukhoi pilots are dead Indian Air Force confirms missing Sukhoi pilots are dead
- June 01, 2017

The ill-fated Sukhoi had taken off in a two-aircraft formation sortie from the Tezpur airbase at about 10.30am on May 23. Although the wreckage was found on May 26, the search for the pilots was being carried on. Presently the frontline fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force , the plane is capable of carrying a variety of weapons besides an ongoing effort to fit the supersonic Brahmos missile onto the aircraft. (more...)
Merkel, minister stress USA ties after critical Trump tweet Merkel, minister stress USA ties after critical Trump tweet
- June 01, 2017

Trump went on to express his belief that the alliance would strengthen with the additional money collected from those countries that designate less than 2 percent to defense spending. It's the "calling of our times to stand up to this man with everything that we represent", Social Democrat Martin Schulz, Mrs Merkel's main election challenger, said in a campaign speech late Monday. (more...)
23 techie shot dead in Noida, murder caught on camera 23 techie shot dead in Noida, murder caught on camera
- June 01, 2017

She was however declared brought dead. A 25-year-old woman was shot dead in the parking lot of her apartment complex in Noida near Delhi early this morning. Anjali's promotion was due in June but before that she was murdered. Based on the family's claims, the police are zeroing in on one of her male friends as a suspect. (more...)
N Carolina gov't spending bill heading to House budget panel N Carolina gov't spending bill heading to House budget panel
- June 01, 2017

To pass an overhaul of the tax code with just 51 votes , lawmakers must agree on a budget resolution, which could be a hard task for a divided GOP . She also hoped to preserve the pre-existing condition element of Obamacare while allowing insurers to absorb the cost by using re-insurance options or risk pools that they don't now have. (more...)
Trump vows to 'change' how much Germany gives to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation Trump vows to 'change' how much Germany gives to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
- June 01, 2017

Trump's policy toward climate change is another point of contention with many European countries. " Very bad for US". "That is going to lead to more interconnectivity" of European forces, more pooled defense investment "to deliver much more effectiveness", Mr. (more...)
Three-Mile Island Nuclear Station To Shutter By September 2019 Three-Mile Island Nuclear Station To Shutter By September 2019
- June 01, 2017

Exelon Corporation said Tuesday that it would close down the Three Miles Island Generating Station in Pennsylvania in September 2019, barring an unexpected policy shift that would turn the current energy market economics around for the state's nuclear power industry. (more...)
Kellyanne Conway Addresses Kushner Reports: Backchannels Are 'Regular Course of Business'
- June 01, 2017

The move was soon confirmed by multiple outlets. The communications director oversees the White House messaging and promotes its agenda. In creating a separate entity to handle the Russian Federation fallout, the White House hopes existing staffers can return their focus to executing the President's agenda, which has largely stalled as aides and advisers work to respond to the Russian Federation story. (more...)
UK's Liberal Democrats promise new Brexit vote if elected
- June 01, 2017

The Liberal Democrats say they would end years of pay restraint for public sector workers by lifting the 1% cap on pay and increase wages in line with inflation. And the party has promised a "responsible and realistic" £100bn fund for infrastructure investment, which will be used to build 300,000 homes a year by 2022. (more...)
White House communications director resigns, tensions rise
- June 01, 2017

Spicer offered no further explanation and attempted to move on to the next question, sending the assembled reporters into a tizzy. One thing the senators - and a federal grand jury in Virginia, and the FBI - will likely find, The Walls Street Journal reports , is a documentary-style film about Turkey that Flynn's consulting firm worked on a year ago but never finished. (more...)
Trump planning to pull USA out of Paris climate deal Trump planning to pull USA out of Paris climate deal
- June 01, 2017

I will be announcing my decision on Paris Accord, Thursday at 3:00 P.M. The White House Rose Garden. Almost 200 nations, including the United States, agreed in 2015 to voluntarily reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in an effort to combat climate change . (more...)
MS Teens Face Capital Murder Charges in 6-Year-Old's Killing MS Teens Face Capital Murder Charges in 6-Year-Old's Killing
- June 01, 2017

All three were arrested Thursday after authorities found the body of Kingston Frazier dead from gunshot wounds in the back of his mother's stolen auto, abandoned on a dead-end road. The district attorney also said it was possible the charges might change, adding the three are expected to make initial court appearances on Monday. (more...)
MAP: The most misspelled word in each state MAP: The most misspelled word in each state
- June 01, 2017

N-Y-C-T-I-N-A-S-T-Y, nyctinasty, ' she said. "This is not something that comes easy". Katharine Close of Spring Lake, a 13-year-old, came in first in 2006 after correctly spelling ursprache, a language reconstructed from later languages. The victor will receive $40,000 from Scripps, which owns television stations and newspapers; a $2,500 USA savings bond and complete reference library from the dictionary publisher Merriam-Webster; and $400 in reference works from Encyclopaedia Britannica and ... (more...)