Wednesday July 18-th, 2018

European Union states loosen grip on tax havens European Union states loosen grip on tax havens

Barbados, Grenada, South Korea, Macao, Mongolia, Panama and Tunisia were also removed from the EU's list on Tuesday. The Ministry of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development has meanwhile noted that prior to the D...

Senate votes to end USA govt shutdown Senate votes to end USA govt shutdown

The House later passed the 17-day extension by a 266-150 vote . The bill also extends the expired Children's Health Insurance Program for six years. As an example of the wing of the party that strongly rejected a wall, Democratic Rep. Filemon ...

Unemployment Rate Drops to Six-Month Low Unemployment Rate Drops to Six-Month Low

In December, Pueblo County's unemployment rate rose to 4.7 percent, its highest mark since last February and up from the area's post-recession low of 3.2 percent in April. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for OH was 4.7 percent in December, ...

White House supports 'full transparency' on Nunes memo White House supports 'full transparency' on Nunes memo

Rep. Devin Nunes , the California Republican who chairs the House Intelligence Committee , and GOP staff members, according to news reports Monday. Rep. The document focuses on the FBI's use of a dossier on Trump and Russian Federation by for...

Abbas wins European Union support for East Jerusalem as Palestinian state's capital Abbas wins European Union support for East Jerusalem as Palestinian state's capital

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a meeting at the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem January 22, 2018. Pence signed the Knesset guest book on Monday and laid a wreath for the fallen soldi...

Terrifying video reveals full faculty bus crash on icy street Terrifying video reveals full faculty bus crash on icy street

WBZ-TV in Boston reports there were no injuries and only minor damage to the bus and vehicle, according to police. "Unfortunately there were a few back roads that had not been treated before the buses got on the road which caused this accident".

Twin vehicle bombings in Libya kills 27 Twin vehicle bombings in Libya kills 27

The second auto bomb went off 15 minutes after security and health teams had arrived on the site of the explosion. Tuesday's first bomb went off outside Salmani neighbourhood's Bait Radwan mosque, frequented by the fighters of Brigade 210 from east...

Cong calls for Odisha bandh over Kunduli 'rape' victim's death Cong calls for Odisha bandh over Kunduli 'rape' victim's death

The family of the minor tribal girl from Odisha's Koraput, who was allegedly gang-raped by paramilitary soldiers previous year, staged a protest with her body and refused to give their consent for an autopsy on Tuesday, a day after she hanged hers...

Save the Children office comes under attack in Afghanistan, 11 injured Save the Children office comes under attack in Afghanistan, 11 injured

Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor, says the Wednesday attack was against Save the Children's provincial office in Jalalabad. Gunmen at around 9:10 am stormed the office of the UK-based Save the Children following a suicide ...

Pa. Congressman saw aide as 'soul mate,' but denies misconduct Pa. Congressman saw aide as 'soul mate,' but denies misconduct

Meehan, according to the Inquirer , said he never wanted a romantic relationship with the former staffer and that he remained loyal to his wife. The complaint by the former aide came to light Saturday in a New York Times report that cited unname...

Venezuelan assembly orders elections by April 30 Venezuelan assembly orders elections by April 30

Henrique Capriles, a two-time presidential candidate, said on Twitter . Cabello said the National Electoral Council (CNE) would set an exact date for the elections, which he said would be "before April 30". Maduro, a former bus driver and foreign ...

Turkey arrests 91 over comments on Syria operation Turkey arrests 91 over comments on Syria operation

The calls for restraint come as Turkey pressed ahead with its operations in Afrin for the fourth straight day, meeting stiff resistance from the Kurdish militia that controls the enclave. The U.S. has previously supported the YPG with arms as part ...

Cambodian PM embarks on visit to India Cambodian PM embarks on visit to India

Monday saw the India-ASEAN Business and Investment meet and Expo being held in the national capital. India can help ASEAN nations to produce organic products besides being supplier of processing items such as lactose- free milk, gluten free whe...

CBI court convicts Lalu in third Fodder Scam case CBI court convicts Lalu in third Fodder Scam case

The punishment was handed down to 69-year-old Prasad by CBI court judge Shiv Pal Singh. CBI Special Judge S S Prasad will deliver his judgment in a case that relates to embezzlement of Rs. We will appeal in the High Court against this order. The ...

Padmaavat row: Protestors vandalise mall, torch vehicles in Ahmedabad Padmaavat row: Protestors vandalise mall, torch vehicles in Ahmedabad

Members of the Rajput community pelt stones on a bus in protest against " Padmaavat " in Ahmedabad . Hundreds of people protesting the upcoming release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's " Padmaavat " went on rampage here January 23 evening, burning vehic...

End to government shutdown in sight as Dems halt filibuster End to government shutdown in sight as Dems halt filibuster

The White House said President Donald Trump has signed a bill Monday night reopening the government, ending a 69-hour display of partisan dysfunction after Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations. "The Senate's fin...

Peter Strzok on Mueller investigation: 'my gut sense…there's no big there there' Peter Strzok on Mueller investigation: 'my gut sense…there's no big there there'

The Justice Department last month produced for reporters and Congress hundreds of text messages that Strzok and lawyer Lisa Page had traded before becoming part of the Mueller investigation. The two were found to be having an affair; Strzok, a seni...

Korea to Discuss Abe's Attendance at Olympics Korea to Discuss Abe's Attendance at Olympics

In an article published by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), Pyongyang accused South Korean conservatives of unscrupulously "letting out reckless remarks chilling the hardly-won atmosphere of improved inter-Korean relations". Pence will conduct ...

North Korea, US clash over nukes at disarmament forum in Geneva North Korea, US clash over nukes at disarmament forum in Geneva

Pompeo said the Central Intelligence Agency believed Kim's aim was more than just deterrence against the United States to preserve his rule and that he would use his weapons for his ultimate goal of reunification of Korea under his control.

City lawsuit aimed at major drug firms to battle opioid crisis City lawsuit aimed at major drug firms to battle opioid crisis

Manufacturer named in the suit are Purdue Pharma L.P.; Purdue Pharma, Inc.; The Purdue Frederick Company, Inc.; Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.; Cephalon, Inc.; Johnson& Johnson; Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; OrthoMcNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc....

Older Turkey vs. Syrian Kurds: Whose Side Are We On? Older Turkey vs. Syrian Kurds: Whose Side Are We On?

The six detained in Van are accused of making propaganda and sharing information that is "not true" about the Syria operation, dubbed " Olive Branch ". In Erdogan's book, any Kurd with a gun in his hand is a terrorist, and the Syrian Kurds are a ...

Egypt's military probes with presidential hopeful over 'forgery' Egypt's military probes with presidential hopeful over 'forgery'

These breaches, the army asserted, had included a failure to obtain the military's consent before announcing his presidential bid; "inciting" the public against Egypt's armed forces; and "falsifying official documents". His arrest was also reported b...

Supreme Court jumps on dusky gopher frog case Supreme Court jumps on dusky gopher frog case

Apart from the land in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, a little less than 5,000 acres in three counties of MS were also designated as habitat for the frog. "We're disappointed that the Supreme Court has taken up the case but confident that the justi...

Federal prosecutors recommend 21 month sentence for Rand Paul attacker Federal prosecutors recommend 21 month sentence for Rand Paul attacker

The audio of Paul's 911 call to report the attack was released Monday. The assault occurred after Boucher's attorney says Paul placed brush on a pile near Boucher's property line. Boucher could face up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $2...

U.S. blames Russian Federation for Syria chemical weapons use U.S. blames Russian Federation for Syria chemical weapons use

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said. Russian Federation has long supported Mr Assad, even after a similar, suspected chemical weapons attack past year. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley declared in a statement Tuesday that the sus...

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