Saturday, 23 June 2018
Latest news
Home » People

People

Trump Says US Subsidises Amazon for Shipping

perth_map

The postal service has also been posting losses mainly because of payments, more than $5 billion a year as mandated by Congress to prefund the service's future retirees' healthcare. " Post Office will lose $1.50 on average for each package it delivers for Amazon ". This ongoing deal has even allowed the price of normal postage to remain low because of the volumes involved, which suggests that Trump is pursuing a vendetta against the world's best known purveyor of shopping online for ... Read More »

Rudy and Judith Giuliani to divorce

perth_map

Rudy Giuliani confirmed to the paper that they would have to divide their properties in NY and Florida, but wouldn't give more details about the split. Hopefully things won't get ugly as Rudy has also revealed his plans to divide their properties in NY and Palm Beach with Judy. Previously, he was married for 14 years to his second cousin, Regina Peruggi . Read More »

Parliament logjam: BJP, NDA MPs to give up salary for 23 days

perth_map

Parliamentary affairs and chemical and fertilisers minister Ananth Kumar told reporters at a hurriedly-called press conference late Wednesday evening, soon after the Union Cabinet meeting, that owing to the non-functioning of Parliament due to continuous disruptions by the Congress, BJP and NDA MPs had made a decision to forego their salaries and allowances for 23 days (equivalent to the time lost to disruptions). Read More »

Kudlow on trade issues: Says he believes China will back down

perth_map

Beijing imposed retaliatory, tit-for-tat tariffs on 106 American imports overnight, including soybeans, automobiles and chemical products in response to Washington's plans to place tariffs worth at least $50 billion on Chinese goods. "Blame China, not President Trump, because they've been going on for many years, Trump is really the first president to fight back and to put a shot across the bow", he said. Read More »

EC backs one seat, one candidate policy

perth_map

The Election Commission has filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court , requesting that candidates be barred from contesting more than one seat during elections. The EC had in December told the court that huge amount of public money was spent in holding byelections if the candidate won both the seats and resigned from one. Read More »

United Nations seeks access to Syrians in eastern Ghouta's Douma

perth_map

With no reports of recent fighting or air raids in eastern Ghouta, he hoped the battle there was now over. Buses entered the enclave on Tuesday to prepare for a second day of evacuations, a military source and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said. Read More »

China Slaps Back at USA with $50B in Tariffs, Retaliating Against Trump

perth_map

Valdez, 20, who worked as an electrician's assistant in his home country of El Salvador, said he previously tried to cross the border illegally in 2016. At least, this is the confrontation imagined in the hearts of liberals looking to push a narrative as President Donald Trump proposes summoning the National Guard to secure the porous border, because the optics would generate sympathy for the open-borders cause and obscure the evils of rampant illegal immigration. Read More »

Two rounds of thunderstorms Tuesday, severe threat — TIMELINE

perth_map

Strong southwest winds at the surface will add to the intensity of the severe storms. Right now, it looks like south central IN is seeing a good clearing, which could lead the way to strong storm. Wednesday will be a blustery day with winds sustained around 15 to 20 miles per hour with gusts around 30 miles per hour. Thursday will also be breezy with highs in the upper 40s and a wintry mix of rain and snow will be possible by late day. Read More »

Damian Lillard: Scores 29 points Tuesday, tweaks ankle

perth_map

Lillard injured his left ankle late in Tuesday's win over the Dallas Mavericks . Thursday's game will be the second time the Rockets and Blazers have played in the last month. After the Rockets game, Portland will travel to San Antonio to play the Spurs then to Denver for a date with the Nuggets before coming back home for the regular-season finale against the Utah Jazz on April. Read More »

Rouhani blames Israel for deteriorating crisis in Syria

perth_map

In that attempt at brokering peace - known as the Astana peace process - Russian Federation and Iran act as Syrian government allies, and Turkey represents the Syrian opposition. "The fight against terrorism must be continued and the rest of the terrorists must be driven out of Syria ", said the president, pointing out that "the humanitarian situation in Syria is very terrible today and we must help people feel calm in their lives". Read More »

Stoneman Douglas shooting victim who shielded fellow students leaves hospital

perth_map

The last hospitalized survivor of the Parkland high school shooting attack was released Wednesday, not long before he gave his first interview to NBC's Today . The family's lawyer, Alex Arreaza, told the news outlet that they plan on suing Broward County, Broward County Public Schools and the sheriff's office, for their "failure to protect students". Read More »

Bengal: Man killed outside BDO office, BJP blames TMC

perth_map

The panchayat polls in West Bengal will be held in three phases on 1, 3 and 5 May. Meanwhile, the BJP, CPM and Congress alleged that the TMC was attacking their candidates across the state. State election officer A.K. Singh also met the governor after he was summoned to his official residence on Wednesday. Singh said measures are being taken to ensure peaceful filing of nomination. Read More »

Turkish, Iranian leaders meet ahead of Syria summit with Russia

perth_map

With Akkuyu, the number of power plants under construction will be 56. "We are also in close cooperation with Russian Federation to end as soon as possible the terror threat and clashes in Syria ", Erdogan said . "The time of delivery cited on the agreement for the procurement of S-400s has been brought forward to July 2019", İsmail Demir, the head of the Undersecreteriat for Defense Industries (SSM) was quoted as saying by daily Hürriyet on April 4. Read More »

Ancestry.com test reveals woman's father to be parents' fertility doctor

perth_map

DNA tests from Ancestry.com and 23andMe have been known to show slightly different geographical ancestry for siblings or even identical twins, for example. Dr. Mortimer cried when Ms. Ashby informed him they were moving. But several months later, Rowlette discovered the shocking truth on her own. Millions have used Ancestry.com to trace the roots of their family tree. Read More »

Salman Khan's blackbuck poaching case: Verdict to be delivered today

perth_map

Salman Khan, 52, on Wednesday boarded a a chartered plane from the Mumbai airport for Jodhpur , after landing from Abu Dhabi, where he went for the shooting for Race 3 , people close to the actor said. However, prosecutors have challenged his acquittal; the case is now pending in the Supreme Court. In January a year ago, the Jodhpur court had acquitted Salman in the Arms Act case. Read More »

Three children in fatal California SUV crash adopted from Colorado County

perth_map

On Tuesday, investigators provided an update on the case and said it is unclear if the three missing children - ages 12 to 16 years old - were inside the auto at the time of the crash. The DeKalbs said they were alarmed by how thin and small the kids were, and the fact that one daughter was missing her two front teeth at the age of 12. Read More »

State targets road as part of anti-distracted driving push

perth_map

At the same time, almost 58 percent of the drivers said talking on a cell phone while driving is a "serious threat to their personal safety", and 78 percent said texting while driving is a just as risky. Police said the initiative is part of April's designation as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. "Changing these unsafe habits will help make our roadways safer for everyone". Read More »

Investor to spot High Dividend: Banco Santander, SA (SAN) triggering 4.49% Yield

Banco Santander , S.A. ( NYSE : SAN ) saw unusually large options trading activity on Monday. The company's distance from 52-week high price is -13.94% and while the current price is 57.38% from 52-week low price. The Mass Index is presented as a useful technical tool that traders might use to time entry into bottoming markets. A longer-term moving average may be used to identify the primary price trend, a shorter moving average period to identify the secondary, price trend, and an even ... Read More »

Trump 'not now a criminal target' in Mueller's Russian Federation probe

perth_map

In response to the Washington Post's Tuesday report that Mueller now considers Trump a " subject " but not "criminal target " of the Russian Federation probe, Gowdy downplayed the significance of the news, saying that a subject can easily turn into a target during an investigation as complex and wide-ranging as this one. Read More »

Trump Wants Military to do Border Control

perth_map

Trump did not offer further details and the White House did not immediately respond to requests for comment. "We have very bad laws for our border and we are going to be doing some things, I spoke with (Defense Secretary James) Mattis, we're going to do some things militarily", Trump told the reporters during a luncheon with the Baltic leaders at the White House. Read More »

Pensioner held on suspicion of murder after 'burglar' stabbed

The 78-year-old was bruised on his arms but was arrested by police on suspicion of GBH and remains in custody. After police and ambulances arrived, the suspected burglar died in hospital. Police initially arrested the 78-year-old on suspicion of grievous bodily harm but they have since rearrested him on suspicion of murder. "I was burgled in the last couple of months", said the retired man, who also did not want to be named. Read More »

Israel cuts deal with UN, scraps deportation plan

perth_map

The fate of some 37,000 Africans in Israel has posed a moral dilemma for a state founded as a haven for Jews from persecution and a national home. According to Haaretz , Netanyahu announced the cancellation as he started a meeting with Israeli residents in the south of Tel Aviv, where hundreds of the asylum seekers should have been resettled. Read More »

Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Asks Treasury To Release Report On $130000 Payment

perth_map

The $130,000 payment was wired to the trust account of Daniels' former lawyer, Keith Davidson, at City National Bank in Los Angeles, according to the Wall Street Journal . Trump never signed the agreement", Avenatti said on "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer". Anderson Cooper asked Avenatti if the president's lawsuit was an attempt at intimidation. Read More »