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Twitterati share lovely photos of travel destinations

Twitterati share lovely photos of travel destinations The tourism industry contributes 10.2 percent of the world's GDP. According to an assessment, he said an investment of Rs 10 lakh in tourism industry provides employment to about 90 people, while about 45 in agriculture, and about 13 people in manufacturing. [Full Article...]

Weakening hurricane Maria could still take Northern Ireland by storm

Lee is forecast to remain a hurricane over the next several days and could get a bit stronger, but will pose no threat to land as a tropical cyclone. HURRICANE Maria is on its way across the North Atlantic and could hit Ireland at the weekend. [Full Article...]

German industry urges Berlin to quickly find position on European Union reform

German industry urges Berlin to quickly find position on European Union reform The 39-year-old French leader admitted he timed his speech to have the greatest possible influence as his German counterpart Angela Merkel tries to form a coalition government following her underwhelming election victory . It was welcomed by Martin Selmayr, chief of staff of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. "It is not about the slogans but what lies behind them", she said. [Full Article...]

EPA Administrator Spends $25000 On Soundproof Booth

EPA Administrator Spends $25000 On Soundproof Booth While it might be "bizarre" that an EPA administrator who has advocated for slashing his agency's budget spent taxpayer dollars on a soundproof room, the request remains altogether unsurprising given Pruitt's notoriously clandestine effort to deregulate and "dismantle" the agency. [Full Article...]

Plus One Improvement Result 2017 - Check here

Plus One Improvement Result 2017 - Check here The board provides Higher Secondary Examination and offers courses in humanities and commerce. Candidates who had composed the change examination can check their outcomes on the official site from 10:00 am tomorrow. Due to the huge number of visitors on the Kerala results website some of the candidates may face technical issues in getting the results. Enter your enlisted id utilized for Plus O... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation reports destruction of all remaining chemical weapons

Russian Federation reports destruction of all remaining chemical weapons Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said: "We are fulfilling our obligation under the Chemical Weapons Convention to fully destroy our chemical weapons arsenal, and we do it ahead of schedule". 'This is a huge step towards making the modern world more balanced and safe'. "We expect that the United States, like other countries, will fulfil its obligations under worldwide agreements", the Russian lead... [Full Article...]

Tom Price's taxpayer-funded private-jet travels mixed business with pleasure

Tom Price's taxpayer-funded private-jet travels mixed business with pleasure Price's underlings tried to defend the secretary's use of taxpayer money to fund nearly half a million in travels over just four months saying, "This is Secretary Price, getting outside of D.C., making sure he is connected with the real American people", Charmaine Yoest, Price's assistant secretary for public affairs, told The Washington Post last week. [Full Article...]

What Is the Jones Act, the Puerto Rico Law Many Want Waived?

What Is the Jones Act, the Puerto Rico Law Many Want Waived? The almost century-old Jones Act is a law that requires that all goods shipped between ports of the United States be carried by vessels built, owned and operated by Americans. Furthermore, given the devastation from Maria, it is clear that Puerto Rico's already-struggling economy will face a hard road ahead. "These are Americans", Dunford said of the 3.4 million USA citizens of Puerto Rico, "and... [Full Article...]

Idaho Man At Center Of Nurse-Police Officer Controversy In Utah Dies

Idaho Man At Center Of Nurse-Police Officer Controversy In Utah Dies Video of the terryifing explosion was caught on police dashcam and released in July. He was burned on 46 per cent of his body. An Idaho man who became the center of a patient consent controversy and led to the arrest of a Salt Lake City nurse has died from his injuries. [Full Article...]

Students stabbed in Bronx school

Students stabbed in Bronx school Cops arrested the attacker, an 18-year-old who attended class with the two victims. The incident took place in the building at 2024 Mohegan Avenue in the East Tremont section at around 10:45 a.m. It wasn't immediately clear where each of the students were enrolled, nor was it clear what prompted the altercation. A pair of scissors was recovered from the scene. [Full Article...]

Advantage for Sri Lanka after Younis-Misbah retirement, says Chandimal

Advantage for Sri Lanka after Younis-Misbah retirement, says Chandimal Sri Lanka is now justified on being an under-confident team, having encountered consecutive defeats at the hands of Zimbabwe and India, including a humiliating 9-0 whitewash against India. "My team's passion and hopes are high, we will certainly give a good performance", he said. Virat Kohli and co. batted first and mounted very big totals in each of the three Tests in Sri Lanka , though in each... [Full Article...]

Trump Praises US-Spain Ties

Trump Praises US-Spain Ties At a White House news conference with Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy (mah-ree-AH'-noh rah-HOY'), Trump also thanked Spain for joining the anti-IS coalition and training more than 30,000 members of the Iraqi security forces. with disrespecting veterans and the United States military. A Google search for "President of Spain" also brings up Rajoy's name, though a description clarifies he's ... [Full Article...]

Barack Obama reveals reaction after dropping Malia at college

Barack Obama reveals reaction after dropping Malia at college Though Malia briefly delayed the start of her college years, Obama told PEOPLE in December 2016 that his older daughter - and her younger sister Sasha, 16 - were "ready to get out, just out from their parents" house'. "The Secret Service was off, looking straight ahead, pretending they weren't hearing me as I sniffled and blew my nose". Beyond his frequent and unabashed tears, Obama has also... [Full Article...]

Coroner's report sheds little light on OH youth's death

Coroner's report sheds little light on OH youth's death USA officials have said Trump was personally taken aback by Warmbier's death and his comment Tuesday ratchets up the pressure on Kim Jong-Un's regime. North Korea has denied mistreating the youth, sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in March 2016 for allegedly stealing propaganda poster. It was commonly reported at the time that Warmbier arrived home in a coma, but Warmbier's father said tha... [Full Article...]

Germany's finance minister set to take on role of parliamentary speaker

Germany's finance minister set to take on role of parliamentary speaker Germany's European Commissioner Guenther Oettinger echoed Dobrindt's call in an interview Tuesday with regional newspaper Stuttgarter Nachrichten, calling Schaeuble an "ideal candidate". Merkel's expected coalition partners have already expressed interest in Schaeuble's job at the finance ministry. After Schäuble rose to become chairman of the Christian Democratic Party (CDU) in 1998, he was so... [Full Article...]

US Taking Measures Over Russia's Alleged Violation of Open Skies Treaty

US Taking Measures Over Russia's Alleged Violation of Open Skies Treaty Signed in 1992, the Open Skies document outlines the terms for organising flyovers and seeks to grow trust, particularly in the West's relations with Russian Federation, after the end of the Cold War. "Open Skies is part of a gradual breakdown in relations", they added. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said he has "no doubt" that Russia will respond to the latest restrictions ... [Full Article...]

'A Liability, But...': Pak Foreign Minister's Confession On Hafiz Saeed

'A Liability, But...': Pak Foreign Minister's Confession On Hafiz Saeed Terming terror mastermind Hafiz Saeed as a "liability to nation", Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said the country needs some time to get rid of this liability. "Afghanistan is ready for peace, but the ball is in Pakistan's court". On India, Asif said that while the Jammu and Kashmir issue was non-negotiable and Pakistan won't give up its stand, deposed Prime Minister "Nawaz Sharif stak... [Full Article...]

Tennessee congressman says Peyton Manning might be considering a run for Senate

Tennessee congressman says Peyton Manning might be considering a run for Senate Perticone followed that with a correction, "DesJarlais misspoke, was referring to Manning possibly taking Alexander's seat in 2020 if he retires as well". Tennessee Republican operatives said as of March, they weren't aware of Manning doing anything to formally set up a campaign to run for Senate. " I have no interest in the political world, but would like to continue serving communities ". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's administration wants being gay to become a sackable offence

Donald Trump's administration wants being gay to become a sackable offence As Republicans in Congress have long blocked efforts to pass a specific LGBT anti-discrimination measure, a ruling against Title VII would leave little federal protection for LGBT people facing discrimination at work. One judge on Tuesday called the situation "awkward", while another questioned why the Justice Department had been silent on the case until just recently. [Full Article...]

Trump Plan Would Cut Taxes for Corporations, Wealthy

Trump Plan Would Cut Taxes for Corporations, Wealthy It is the highest rate among developed nations, although many companies pay a lower rate , if any tax at all , by using loopholes and deductions. Only 10 percent said tax reform is "not too important" and a lesser 4 percent said tax reform "should not be done". And Trump said on Tuesday that the plan would double the child tax credit, which is a big priority for his daughter and adviser I... [Full Article...]


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