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Exxon Fined $2 Million For Violating Russia Sanctions While Tillerson Was CEO Exxon Fined $2 Million For Violating Russia Sanctions While Tillerson Was CEO
- July 21, 2017

The department's Office of Foreign Assets Control imposed the civil penalty after concluding Exxon Mobil did not voluntarily disclose the violations, which "constitute an egregious case", it said in a statement . The sanctions were established two months earlier by then-President Barack Obama , in response to the Russian government's actions in Ukraine. It noted that Rosneft was not subject to sanctions at the time and maintained it understood transactions with Sechin in his personal ... (more...)
John McCain Blood Clot Surgery More Serious Than Thought? John McCain Blood Clot Surgery More Serious Than Thought?
- July 18, 2017

Instead, the amendment will be scored by HHS, which is unusual because HHS is pushing for the bill's passage and not an independent arbiter like CBO is. The state executives, some of whom accepted expanded Obamacare Medicaid subsidies, have argued against the inclusion of deep cuts to the program. The other option would be for the two chambers to negotiate a new plan, but most people in Washington expect the House to simply approve the Senate bill. (more...)
International Indian Film Academy 2017 awards in NY International Indian Film Academy 2017 awards in NY
- July 18, 2017

Film industry veterans Anupam Kher and Shabana Azmi won the best supporting actor and actress award for M S Dhoni: The Untold Story and Neerja , respectively. Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput recently completed two years of their marriage. A couple who was attending the concert for Rahman said they were planning to "walk out" of the event due to the "boring elements". (more...)
Hinchcliffe races to 3rd at Toronto Indy Hinchcliffe races to 3rd at Toronto Indy
- July 17, 2017

It may be the middle of summer in Toronto , but Will Power thinks the streets surrounding Exhibition Place could have an element of a Canadian winter on Sunday afternoon. "The vehicle really came alive on the blacks, so big thanks to Schmidt Peterson Motorsports , all the guys - great stops - and all the fans in Toronto ". (more...)
Gulf states hint at expulsion of Qatar from regional bloc Gulf states hint at expulsion of Qatar from regional bloc
- July 17, 2017

The French foreign minister has supported Kuwait as a mediator in the crisis, which he said should be resolved "by the Gulf countries themselves". Mr Le Drian met with Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the Saudi crown prince, and Adel Al Jubeir, the foreign minister, in Jeddah on Saturday. (more...)
Emotion-charged Charlie Gard case to continue Emotion-charged Charlie Gard case to continue
- July 13, 2017

On July 7, the High Court issued a ruling allowing Charlie's parents 48 hours to provide "new and unpublished data" suggesting the experimental treatment would likely improve Charlie's condition, the BBC reports . Judge Nicholas Francis gave the couple until tomorrow afternoon to present the evidence and set a new hearing for Thursday. Last week, President Trump and Pope Francis offered their support to the Gards, and now, GOP lawmakers have offered to introduce legislation that could ... (more...)
A Cup of Coffee A Day Keeps the Doctor Away A Cup of Coffee A Day Keeps the Doctor Away
- July 12, 2017

Intake that exceeds 400 mg puts you at a higher risk for panic attacks, heart problems, and insomnia. Decaffeinated coffee had a beneficial effect, but it was less marked. This was particularly true for diseases of the digestive tract, but also for circulatory diseases. After lifestyle factors were accounted for the researchers found that those that consumed the most coffee had a lower risk for all causes of death . (more...)
Man Arrested After Threatening To Attack Ariana Grande Concert Man Arrested After Threatening To Attack Ariana Grande Concert
- July 12, 2017

Police in Costa Rica have arrested a man after he issued a threat online claiming that he was going to kill USA pop star Ariana Grande at concert in the country over the weekend. "He told Costa Rica Star: "[We had] to verify whether or not there is a real threat, because this is a very sensitive situation and it could lead to a tragedy". (more...)
India cannot subdue occupied Kashmir by force, says prime minister India cannot subdue occupied Kashmir by force, says prime minister
- July 10, 2017

These forces are in addition to the state police forces and those deployed for anti-militancy duties. While, the Pakistani media appear with glorifying stories of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani , who lead the team of terrorists to create problems among the Kashmiri people. (more...)
UNESCO Declares Hebron a 'World Heritage Site' for Palestinians UNESCO Declares Hebron a 'World Heritage Site' for Palestinians
- July 10, 2017

What is the Old City row? AMMAN: A United Nations agency's designatation of Hebron's Old City in the occupied West Bank as a World Heritage site has been welcomed by Palestinians. Israel's far-right education minister, Naftali Bennett, denounced the move and accused the body of being "a political tool, rather than professional organisation". (more...)
Hackers targeting nuclear power plant operators in US Hackers targeting nuclear power plant operators in US
- July 08, 2017

The joint report by the DHS and the Federal Bureau of Investigation did not identify the attackers, though it described the hacks as "an advanced persistent threat", a term that US officials typically but not always use to describe attacks by culprits. (more...)
Z's 4:44 Goes Platinum In Less Than A Week
- July 07, 2017

Snoop Dogg has confessed to listening to a pirated version of JAY-Z's new album . "Props to JAY , he's done it again!" Jay-Z's new album 4:44 has been available for public consumption for less than a week, but according to the RIAA , it's already achieved numbers that would suggest otherwise. (more...)
NYPD officer shot, sergeant calling it a NYPD officer shot, sergeant calling it a "clear assassination"
- July 06, 2017

The incident occurred at about 12:30 a.m.at East 183rd Street and Morris Avenue in Fordham Heights. The suspect walked up to the command vehicle and shot Officer Miosotis Familia's auto window multiple times , reports ABC News . A bystander was hit in the confrontation and transported to the hospital, according to WPIX . State records show that John Bonds served seven years in prison for a robbery and was paroled in May 2013. (more...)
Ruckus in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly over GST, staffer fall unconcious Ruckus in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly over GST, staffer fall unconcious
- July 05, 2017

The House has been adjourned till 2:30 pm. Srinagar ( Jammu and Kashmir ) July 04: The Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) on Tuesday said Jammu and Kashmir will be most benefitted by the Goods and Services Tax (GST). "We will do everything we can to safeguard it". "The special session of assembly has been called to introduce GST in J&K". To this, an infuriated Ansari said, "I can lynch you here". (more...)
Disability advocates arrested during health care protest at McConnell's office Disability advocates arrested during health care protest at McConnell's office
- June 26, 2017

Murkowski (AK) and Collins (ME) said that they would study the bill over the weekend and have a decision by early next week. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky says he and three other Republican senators are preparing to announced their opposition to the Senate health care bill as it's written. (more...)
Nevada's Heller is fifth GOP senator to oppose health-care bill Nevada's Heller is fifth GOP senator to oppose health-care bill
- June 26, 2017

Senate's long-awaited plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act was unveiled on Thursday. In his statement , Obama said the Senate bill is "not a health care bill". Sen. Susan Collins of ME reiterated her opposition to language blocking federal money for Planned Parenthood, which many Republicans oppose because it provides abortions. (more...)
Pricey in SF, America's Cup hasn't gotten any cheaper in Bermuda Pricey in SF, America's Cup hasn't gotten any cheaper in Bermuda
- June 25, 2017

Having eradicated the mistakes that had held back Oracle Team USA in race five, Spithill kept his rival at bay in the run up to the finish line and sealed an 11-second win which, vitally, keeps Oracle Team USA firmly in the America's Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton. (more...)
Elixir of Youth: Olive Oil Could Help Fight Alzheimer's Disease Elixir of Youth: Olive Oil Could Help Fight Alzheimer's Disease
- June 25, 2017

The researchers at Temple did mouse studies , comparing a group of mice that was fed a diet that contained extra virgin olive oil and a group that was not. Also, researchers want to know whether adding olive oil at a later time point in the diet can stop or reverse the disease. After this six months, and again after nine and twelve months, their memory was tested by researchers who were not aware of the special diet the mice had followed. (more...)
62 killed in multiple blasts and firing in 3 Pakistani cities 62 killed in multiple blasts and firing in 3 Pakistani cities
- June 24, 2017

There was no immediate explanation for the dual claims. Jamaat ur Ahrar, a splinter group of the Pakistani Taliban , claimed responsibility for the attack in a message sent to Reuters by its spokesman, Asad Mansur. Investigators said the attack targeted police. Islamic State Khorasan Province, the Middle Eastern group's affiliate in Afghanistan and Pakistan, has been known to work with the myriad of Pakistani militant groups in previous attacks, including with JuA. (more...)
In spite of tweet, lawyer says Trump not under investigation
- June 22, 2017

So was host Chris Wallace, whose refusal to let the attorney, Jay Sekulow , get away with contradictory statements about the investigation led to a tense back-and-forth. So far, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has confirmed only that they are investigating alleged Russian meddling in last year's presidential election and whether or not Trump's presidential campaign had improper contacts with Russian operatives during the election. (more...)
Queen praises a country 'resolute in the face of adversity' Queen praises a country 'resolute in the face of adversity'
- June 21, 2017

The Queen continued: 'As a nation, we continue to reflect and pray for all those who have been directly affected by these events. In a statement released on Thursday by the Queen and husband Prince Philip , they sent their "thoughts and prayers" to "families who have lost loved ones in the Grenfell Tower fire and the many people who are still critically ill in hospital". (more...)
Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean' Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'
- June 17, 2017

Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana. "And so I would like to see language". Moderate GOP senators have been pushing to ease those efforts. Capito told reporters Tuesday that the opioid fund is among her top priorities. Lamar Alexander , Colorado Sen. "I have none planned, Senator Murray ", Alexander replied. He called the committee "a group of grown-up adults who are able to do more than one thing at a time ". (more...)