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I am committed to South West regional integration - Ambode


Ambode added that the time was right for well-meaning people of the region to rally round and ensure that the Southwest realises its economic potential and become independent of other regions. Responding, Aregbesola said that any move for development in the South West without regional integration is like a child's play compared to the kind of development the region will experience if there is full regional integration. Read More »

CBO: 22M would lose insurance by 2026 under revised Senate bill


Republicans can not repeal all of Obamacare's regulations without 60 votes in the Senate - which would require cooperation from Democrats. The bill would repeal all of Obamacare's subsidies, taxes, and penalties for those who don't buy insurance, but keeps in place Obamacare's rules about what insurers must cover. Read More »

Two dead in northeast Kansas head-on collision


According to the KHP report, a 1996 Chevy Suburban driven by Michael Patrick James, 52, of Horton, Kansas, was headed northbound on US 73 Highway and went left of center. James was not wearing a seat belt, all of occupants of the van were wearing seat belts. The Kansas Department of Transportation reports 73 Highway between the junction of Highway 36/73 and the junction of 170 Street/73 Highway will be closed for several hours. Read More »

Kamal Haasan vs Tamil Nadu government showdown continues


However, refusing to back down, Kamal took to social media on Thursday evening, pointing out the ongoing trouble with NEET and medical admission, and the large number of dengue cases, to remind the government that the common man would ask the regime to leave the stage if it did not care for them. Read More »

Cameroon 'torturing people' accused of Boko Haram


The horrors of Boko Haram have been well documented in recent years, but less reported is the torture inflicted on those accused of involvement with the armed group. Female Nigerian refugees and their children at a refugee camp in Cameroon. A Radio France Internationale reporter also received a 10-year prison term for allegedly supporting the jihadists. Read More »

Pittsburgh native Jackie Evancho, family get one-hour special on TLC


She's also shared the stage with Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, and Andrea Bocelli. Both girls say that despite all the attention and chaos fame can bring, their family has remained close, supportive and relatively down-to-earth. "It was for my country and because my president asked me to sing it. ..." Her latest - a pop crossover album, Two Hearts - came out in March. Juliet has become a star of her own , publicly coming out as a transgender woman in an exclusive October 2015 PEOPLE ... Read More »

Hillary Clinton's Approval Rating Lower Than Trump's


That's "the second-worst score for Clinton in the nearly eight years the poll has followed her", Newsweek reported . The differences between the two one-time rivals are within the poll's margin of error of 3.1 percentage points. In the Bloomberg article, they only chart her data from 2010, but it still shows Clinton's ratings flipping shortly after entering the Democratic primary in 2015 and getting progressively worse. Read More »

Nam Cheong shipyard halts debt payments

In a filing with the Singapore Exchange, Nam Cheong said it would not make a coupon payment due July 24 for a note under its Multicurrency Medium Term Note Programme issued together with Nam Cheong Capital Pte Ltd. The company has started talks with shipyards to cancel or defer vessels under construction and is also looking to sell existing ships on its fleet to boost liquidity. Read More »

Palestinian shot dead in attempted stabbing attack in West Bank

Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said on Friday that reinforcements are being deployed in and around Jerusalem's Old City, where the walled shrine is located. The Israeli envoy stressed the United Nations body's responsibilities: "The Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls, including Har-Habait (Temple Mount), is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and as the Director General of this Organization, I urge you to strongly condemn this deadly and shameful attack, [which] occurred within a UNESCO World ... Read More »

Rand Paul: I Want a 'Clean Repeal' Amendment on Healthcare Bill


Three GOP senators have said they would not take up the bill if it's to proceed to a repeal-only proposal. "The big bill that Senate leadership was putting forward had a big insurance bailout superfund on it, which I objected to and so, about two days ago, Senate leadership said we don't have the votes for it, we're going to go back and do a clean repeal, it's still a partial repeal, but a clean repeal that we voted on in 2015 that, really, 51 out of 52 Republicans in the Senate voted ... Read More »

Deputy attorney general suggests he did not agree with Comey's engineering leak


Rosenstein said in a TV interview Wednesday night on Fox News. When asked by MacCallum if he would ever consider re-opening the investigation, Rosenstein answered "every decision we make ... Rosenstein still technically can remove Mueller or veto his decisions, though he does not have day-to-day supervisory authority over the investigation. Read More »

Trump Administration to Rival Obama In Civilian Casualties Abroad


The member nations in the coalition include Britain, the U.S., Belgium, the Netherlands, Australia, France, Canada, Denmark, Sweden, Italy and Turkey. Mattis argues that there have been no changes to the rules of engagement. However, the coalitions's own data suggests much less casualties. Rights groups have accused all parties in the battle for Mosul of human rights violations, including ISIS and the Iraqi security forces. Read More »

Trump Looking At Pardon Powers, His Lawyers Looking To Discredit Special Counsel


Sen. Marco Rubio warned Thursday it would be a mistake for President Donald Trump to axe special counsel Robert Mueller amid his probe into the ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. "It basically gives him a license to hunt and kill - not literally kill, but hunt and kill politically President Trump". By being outside the White House, their dealings with the President will be protected under attorney-client privilege that is afforded any U.S. Read More »

Bergen re-appointed as Conservative House Leader


Raitt said she wanted to help bring the Conservative message to Ontario and to Atlantic Canada, where she has roots as a native Cape Bretoner. The Conservatives don't have any seats in Atlantic Canada, making it hard for Scheer to assign responsibility for the region to a sitting MP. Read More »

Court of Appeal frees Adamawa governor of corruption charges


Following the allegation, the EFCC instituted a 19-count charge against Ngilari, his former Secretary to the State Government (SSG) Ibrahim Welye and his former Commissioner of Finance and Budget, Sanda Lamurde. Speaking shortly after the court judgment, counsel to the former governor, Mr. Obed Wadzani, pointed out that the charges preferred against the former governor were based on the state procurement law and the charges did not state any offences he committed. Read More »

JD Martinez removed from Wednesday's game after being hit by pitch


The Arizona Diamondbacks' storybook season has encountered a rough chapter of late, with a horrific twist seemingly averted as recent trade acquisition J.D. The Diamondbacks are 7-2 in extra-inning games. The Diamondbacks totaled 12 hits and nine walks with Chris Hermann and Ray Fuentes going deep and driving in five followed by a two RBI night from Jake Lamb . Read More »

The Spectranetics Corporation's (NASDAQ:SPNC) Market Perform Rating Reiterated at Northland Securities

Several other brokerages also recently commented on SPNC. UBS AG downgraded The Spectranetics Corporation from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and upped their price target for the company from $33.00 to $38.50 in a report on Monday. RBC Capital Markets initiated it with "Sector Perform" rating and $14 target in Friday, November 13 report. If you are reading this story on another domain, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of United States & worldwide trademark and ... Read More »

Relief reaches Dongria Kondhs in Odisha's Rayagada


While Thuamul-Rampur area of Kalahandi received 260 mm rainfall in past 24 hours, Kashipur block in Rayagada recorded 237 mm rainfall during the same period causing flash flood in Nagabali and Kalyan rivers. Around 11,000 people in 10 villages have been affected by this flash flood, Sethi said. The Coast Guard, ODRAFas well as the CRPFhave been employed in relief and rescue operations across affected areas. Read More »

'22 million would lose coverage under Obamacare replacement'


In other words, if the Republican leadership will not advance President Trump's agenda, then it's time for some new Republican leadership. The Congressional Budget Office also said average premiums for people who purchase policies in the individual marketplace - that is policies offered to those who are not covered by an employer-based or government run plan - would increase by about 25 percent in 2018 and double by 2026. Read More »

WW Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) Position Held by Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc


Bankshares Of Mellon Corporation holds 0.22% or 3.34 million shares. Champlain Partners Limited Liability Co invested 1.21% of its portfolio in W W Grainger Inc (NYSE: GWW ). Confluence Investment Management LLC increased its position in shares of W.W. Grainger by 8.4% in the first quarter. Today, Morgan Stanley lowered its price target on W.W. Read More »

Donald Trump regrets decision to hire Attorney General Jeff Sessions


It looks like the President is hiding something, Judging from his comments during the interview , what Trump is hiding probably has something to do with financial ties to Russian Federation. One wonders why Donald Trump would even bother giving an interview to a newspaper that he has declared to be "fake news". The President also asked Republicans in the House to stick with him on health care reform, touting the bill as "incredibly well crafted" during a Rose Garden ceremony after ... Read More »

White House: Trump 'Has Confidence' in Sessions


Speaking at an event on cybercrime, Sessions said he loved his job and would continue serving "as long as that is appropriate". Sessions recused himself from the Russia probe in March following reports that he had twice met with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak while a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Read More »