IS 'blows up' Mosul mosque where caliphate was declared

The militants blew up the mosque and its minaret as Iraqi forces came within about 50 yards of the building, according to Iraq's joint operations command, which published a video that appeared to back up its claim, showing a blast emanating from the ... More..

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by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Senate GOP to unveil health care bill Thursday

The healthcare bill will be released to the Republican Senate Conference on Thursday at 9:30 a.m. EDT (1330 GMT) and posted online, Senators John Barrasso of Wyoming and Bob Corker of Tennessee told repor...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Draft Senate healthcare bill would link subsidies to income

Last-minute negotiations among lawmakers and between Congress and the White House "are never in public", he said . Perhaps the White House could be forgiven for not fighting back strongly enough against repo...More..

House debates contentious overhaul of Massachusetts pot law - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

House debates contentious overhaul of Massachusetts pot law - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM

It also establishes standards for the packaging and labeling of marijuana products, including edible ones, to assure those products are safe. Like S.22, it would have legalized the possession of up to an ounc...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

IS destroys iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul

Ryan Dillon, a spokesman for the USA -led coalition. Over the past eight months, Iraqi security forces have slowly squeezed Islamic State militants into Mosul's historic city center, around a square mile ...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Saskatoon celebrates National Aboriginal Day

The City of Victoria, for example, declared last June that 2017, Canada's sesquicentennial year, would be "a year of reconciliation" and committed to having that theme guide the city's Canada 150 celebrations a...More..

Missouri AG files suit against 3 opioid manufacturers
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Missouri AG files suit against 3 opioid manufacturers

Many people became addicted by taking powerful opioid painkillers and often progressed to heroin if they couldn't get access to pills. Missouri sued three large drug companies today for hiding the addictive r...More..

A look at major royal figures in Saudi Arabia's history
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

A look at major royal figures in Saudi Arabia's history

Until now, the succession favoured Saudi Arabia's interior minister and security chief, Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, who has now been stripped of much of his power. The Saudi monarch, who holds near absolute po...More..

Wall St lower as fall in oil prices weigh
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Wall St lower as fall in oil prices weigh

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 61.85 (-0.29 percent) to finish at 21,467.14. USA stocks closed lower on Tuesday as a sharp drop in oil prices hurt energy stocks and retail stocks were pulled down...More..

Mumbai celebrates yoga day on land, ships, submarines
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Mumbai celebrates yoga day on land, ships, submarines

Rains failed to dampen the spirits of about 50,000 who joined an outdoor yoga session, June 21, with Indian prime minister Narendra Modi in a park in Lucknow, capital of the northern state of Uttar Pradesh....More..

Electric vehicles get backing in Queen's Speech
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Electric vehicles get backing in Queen's Speech

Instead, May lost her majority as many voters shunned the government's approach to Brexit and rebelled against seven years of austerity . He added: 'I believe in a democracy and we live in a democracy. W...More..

How Many Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG)'s Analysts Are Bearish?
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

How Many Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG)'s Analysts Are Bearish?

The stock of AutoCanada Inc. Goldman Sachs maintained the shares of CAT in report on Monday, December 7 with "Neutral" rating. The company was downgraded on Monday, June 6 by Goldman Sachs. (NYSE:CAT). Wellingt...More..

Gunmen kill 8 security guards working at US base in Afghanistan
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Gunmen kill 8 security guards working at US base in Afghanistan

He told the Afghan diplomat that putting the blame on Pakistan would, at best, deflect attention from the real causes of instability in Afghanistan . This comes just days after Afghanistan intelligence sa...More..

Hillary's security clearance about to be pulled?
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Hillary's security clearance about to be pulled?

Fox News reports that State Department officials are determining if Clinton and her aides "violated government protocols by using her private server to receive, hold and transmit classified and top-secret gove...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Stock Volume Ramping Up Mid-Session: Clovis Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLVS)

CLVS has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Goldman Sachs Group Inc reissued a neutral rating and set a $90.00 price target (up from $67.00) on shares of Clovis Oncology in a research rep...More..

Goodwill returns $97K to Ohio couple in mistaken donation
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Goodwill returns $97K to Ohio couple in mistaken donation

Shaffer spoke with the couple on the phone, and they could not thank the store and those two employees enough for bringing the money back to them. 'When I realized the money wasn't fake it was kind of scary ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Senate Republicans to release healthcare bill Thursday

Repeal of the taxes on people earning upwards of $200,000 a year ($250,000 for couples), which helps lower premiums for low-income individuals under the current ACAplan (57 percent of survey respondents consi...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

All Eyes On Georgia's Special Election

Despite spending more than $30 million, Ossoff lost the district by a wider margin than Democrat Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. Ossoff, a political newcomer, sought to gain control of a ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

76ers Get No. 1 Pick From Celtics

As for the Celtics , they add to the absurd war chest of first round draft picks accumulated (nine draft picks in the first rounds of the next two drafts) which they will nearly certainly be using as an all-ou...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Trump to meet with tech CEOs on govt overhaul

Following the meeting , as well, Trump said that the government had to "catch up" with the private sector in everything from better services for citizens to stronger defense from cyber attacks. ( AAPL ) CEO ...More..

Portugal is close to containing wildfire that killed 64
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Portugal is close to containing wildfire that killed 64

There have been no confirmed reports of casualties from any plane crash as the battle against the wildfire continues. At least 64 people were killed and more than 200 injured during the country's deadliest ev...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

GOP preparing for Senate health care vote, amid differences

The GOP cares less about health-care reform than it does about tax reform ; the former is mostly just a box they need to check to keep their promise to replace ObamaCare with something, anything. White House s...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Loss in Georgia underscores Democratic Party's challenges

She also welcomed a parade of national GOP figures to Atlanta to help her raise money, with Ryan and Vice President Mike Pence holding fundraisers following Trump's April visit. For Democrats, Ossoff's loss was...More..

South Sudan no longer in famine, but situation is critical
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

South Sudan no longer in famine, but situation is critical

The national dialogue, launched last month, is both a forum and process through which the people South Sudan shall gather to redefine the basis of their unity as it relates to nationhood, redefine citizenship...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Bill Cosby judge to rule on whether to release juror names

Judge Steven O'Neill said Tuesday that he promised jurors privacy when they were selected. "This is a critical part of the justice system", Segal argued. Cosby still faces several civil cases from a few of th...More..