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Demonetisation has succeeded in its objectives: Arun Jaitley hits back at Opposition

Demonetisation has succeeded in its objectives: Arun Jaitley hits back at Opposition We had anticipated that one or two quarters could be impacted but the larger impact is you have 25 per cent more people filing income tax returns. The anonymity with cash is now gone. "Operation Clean Money" was launched on January 31 this year. "Advance data analytics tools further found 5.56 lakh new cases and about 1 lakh of those cases in which either partial or no response was received in... [Full Article...]

Kazakhstan inaugurates IAEA-backed nuclear fuel bank

Kazakhstan inaugurates IAEA-backed nuclear fuel bank Earlier in the day, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano said that the first tenders to choose a supplier of low-enriched uranium for the bank would be held in 2017. Kazakhstan's top diplomat also met with the United States deputy secreatry of energy Dan Brouillette who is heading the U.S. delegation to the EXPO-2017. [Full Article...]

Melania Trump's stilettos turn critics into heels

Melania Trump's stilettos turn critics into heels Diddy party" but doesn't receive backlash. A spokeswoman for the first lady released a statement to CNN Tuesday about the shoe kerfuffle, stating that "It's sad that we have an active and ongoing natural disaster in Texas, and people are anxious about her shoes". [Full Article...]

Federal judge temporarily blocks controversial Texas immigration bill

Federal judge temporarily blocks controversial Texas immigration bill Garcia has been serving as the chief judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas since 2016. Senate Bill 4 , which Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law in May, requires local law enforcement officials to comply with federal requests to detain people suspected of being in the country illegally. [Full Article...]

Abu Rudeineh: Netanyahu's statements and Israeli provocations sabotage US peace efforts

Abu Rudeineh: Netanyahu's statements and Israeli provocations sabotage US peace efforts The policy was supposed to meet its demise in 1995, 2001, 2007, and 2016. "We call upon the U.S. administration to deal with these provocations", which he said hinder U.S. Israel has a tenuous relationship with the UN, accusing the Human Rights Committee and other bodies of unfairly singling it out for criticism with regards to the ongoing dispute with Palestine. [Full Article...]

How to help Hurricane Harvey victims

How to help Hurricane Harvey victims Food Bank of Corpus Christi - Online donations are being accepted here . "A natural disaster brings out the best us, and people around the world offer whatever we can to aid victims like those down in Texas this week", Mills said. Be cautious, and if you feel uneasy, contribute to a more established charity in the community. To help animals, check the San Antonio Humane Society, which has ... [Full Article...]

Gov. Edwards: "The worst is yet to come in Louisiana"

Edwards added that the storm which is expected to move across Shreveport and Toledo Bend is expected to bring heavy rainfall and an increased threat of tornadoes. "We're not certain that the president will come", Edwards said. "We are concerned, but certainly not panicked about the situation in New Orleans", Edwards said. [Full Article...]

Abbott activates entire Texas National Guard in response to Harvey

Abbott activates entire Texas National Guard in response to Harvey Portions of the lower Colorado River will remain flooded for the rest of the week, and flooding in the Victoria area could last into the weekend, officials said. The US military has mobilised its resources to help in relief efforts after tropical storm Harvey battered Texas, supplementing the efforts by local law enforcement and civilian volunteers. [Full Article...]

Trump Will Argue Cutting Business Taxes Will Make America a 'Jobs Magnet'

Trump Will Argue Cutting Business Taxes Will Make America a 'Jobs Magnet' President Trump called Wednesday for drastically simplifying the tax code, formally kicking off his push for comprehensive tax reform and offering a preview of the hardball politics he'll employ as he tries to muscle it through. When you argue for things like "lower rates" and a "simpler" tax code, that can mean a lot of different things to different people. "Today, we are still taxing our busin... [Full Article...]

Trump's pivot to taxes is fraught with 'pitfalls everywhere'

Trump's pivot to taxes is fraught with 'pitfalls everywhere' He urged voters to punish lawmakers who don't cooperate with him this fall. An administration official said the goal of Trump's speech in the Midwest is more to explain why America needs tax reform , rather than the nitty gritty of what he wants to change. [Full Article...]

Water search and rescue, one of two fishermen found

Water search and rescue, one of two fishermen found Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads in Portsmouth received a call from the man's wife at about midnight. "He mentioned he lost sight of his friend, Mr. Both men were wearing lifejackets that somehow came off. "We are so grateful that he survived what we can only imagine was an incredibly challenging 28 hours". [Full Article...]

Hurricane Harvey Victims: What We Know About the Dead So Far

Hurricane Harvey Victims: What We Know About the Dead So Far Valero Energy Corp's 335,000-barrel-per-day (bpd) Port Arthur, Texas , refinery was shut on Wednesday morning, according to sources familiar with plant operations. In the Houston area, heavy equipment normally reserved for hauling rock and soil instead saved lives as stranded residents packed into haulers and were driven to a Walmart parking lot where they were picked up by loved ones or buse... [Full Article...]

Nebraska deploys National Guard to provide hurricane relief

Nebraska deploys National Guard to provide hurricane relief Wisconsin's 32nd "Red Arrow" Infantry Brigade Combat Team and some of the state's Army aviation assets have been identified and are being notified that they could be part of a National Guard task force with as many as 30,000 troops. "By being included in this federal disaster declaration, individuals as well as local governments are going to be eligible for aid from FEMA", he said, referring to th... [Full Article...]

Pentagon: US troop total in Afghanistan larger than reported

Pentagon: US troop total in Afghanistan larger than reported White said details on troop numbers in Iraq and Syria would be announced in the future. White said the larger numbers were meant to provide more transparency and improve public knowledge about USA "involvement in overseas wars". "Manning's comments Monday seemed to reflect an ongoing back-and-forth discussion among US officials about how to proceed on Afghanistan", points out VOA. [Full Article...]

On Katrina anniversary, New Orleans braces for Harvey

On Katrina anniversary, New Orleans braces for Harvey After Katrina's landfall, levee breaches left much of New Orleans underwater for weeks. Homes, neighborhoods, and entire communities were swallowed by Harvey's wrath. Wylie's home flooded earlier this month during a deluge that exposed problems with the city's pump and drainage system. "The water is going to be there and it's going to be hard to drain out". [Full Article...]

Mum arrested for drunk driving after son (11) calls cops from auto

Mum arrested for drunk driving after son (11) calls cops from auto When she was pulled over near her home, Norris failed field sobriety tests. "Her driving was so bad he realized this was not normal". "The dispatcher was trying to keep him on the line to get landmarks". Wilde said 911 dispatchers used Global Positioning System coordinates from the boy's cell phone to locate and track the vehicle. "Sometimes doing the right thing is not easy, especially when you... [Full Article...]

SUV drags carjacking suspect, caught on camera

SUV drags carjacking suspect, caught on camera He regains his footing and tries to punch the driver, even as his trousers and boxer shorts fall to his ankles, leaving him naked from the waist down. So the driver took off again... dragging the carjacker along. Police told a local news station that the suspect was taken into custody after being treated at the hospital. [Full Article...]

Digital Realty Trust Inc

Digital Realty Trust Inc Vornado Realty Trust had 21 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Vornado Realty Trust presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $96.60. Analyst mean recommendation rating on a stock by the analyst community is at 2.10. Sonic Corp (NASDAQ:SONC) was raised too. Daniel Devine And reported 48,382 shares. [Full Article...]

Swansea to beat Chelsea, Liverpool to Bayern star

Swansea to beat Chelsea, Liverpool to Bayern star Sky Sports are reporting that that the Welsh club are close to agreeing a deal which would see the Portuguese wonderkid move to the Liberty Stadium, despite interest from some of Europe's biggest clubs. Rumors of a summer loan followed, with Sanches linked heavily with A.C. Milan but also Premier League sides during the window. Chances are he's made the most of this connection. [Full Article...]

Los Angeles ditches Columbus Day for Indigenous Peoples Day

Los Angeles ditches Columbus Day for Indigenous Peoples Day It will be a paid holiday for city employees. The change was proposed by council member Mitch O'Farrell, who is a member of the Wyandotte Nation. The motion passed with the exception of one councilman - Joe Buscaino - who voted against the proposal. [Full Article...]


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