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People State pension 'triple lock' survives under Tory-DUP deal
Author: 0 State pension 'triple lock' survives under Tory-DUP deal

This deal will be put to the test for the very first time today when parliament votes on the Queen's Speech-effectively a vote of confidence in Theresa May's government. Cuts to vital public services must be halted right across the United Kingdom, not just in Northern Ireland". May-led Conservative Party failed to secure majority in the recently concluded snap election in United Kingdom, as they are short of eight seats to from the government.

People Overturned Oil Tanker Explodes and Kills At Least 130 In Pakistan
Author: 0 Overturned Oil Tanker Explodes and Kills At Least 130 In Pakistan

Eight other vehicles were destroyed. Army helicopters sent by the military carried the victims , some of them gravely injured with serious burns, to the nearest hospital in Bahawalpur . The Pakistani Army deployed air rescue teams to ferry the injured to hospitals. Iqbal feared that the death toll might further rise as over 20 of the injured are still in critical condition at the burn centers at different hospitals.

People NIA probes Kashmiri separatist Geelani's son-in-law, 2 others over terror funds
Author: 0 NIA probes Kashmiri separatist Geelani's son-in-law, 2 others over terror funds

The NIA which is investigating a string of cases had launched a similar one on terror funding a year ago. The separatists and traders are now being questioned to find out information about the overground workers of Hizbul Mujahideen or LeT, who were given the money to fuel the protests and violence in the valley following the killing of Hizbul commander Burhan Wani previous year.

People Factors Impacting Oil As Price Marks 7-Month Low
Author: 0 Factors Impacting Oil As Price Marks 7-Month Low

West Texas Intermediate crude, the United States benchmark, dropped 21 per cent from a close of US$54.45 on Feb 23, entering a bear market , which kicks in when settlement prices fall at least 20 per cent from their peak. Overabundance of oil has suppressed prices for almost three years. An addition blow came on Libya's announcement that its crude oil production has hit 885,000 bpd after the National Oil Corporation struck an interim agreement with German Wintershall, which led to the ...

People Powercut plunges Edinburgh Airport into darkness and causes delays
Author: 0 Powercut plunges Edinburgh Airport into darkness and causes delays

The airport -which is the six busiest in the United Kingdom - handles more than 12 million passengers a year. "Total power failure, queues growing and no information". Lothian Buses said that, due to the power cut, its services were unable to access the building and would instead end their journey at the nearby Hilton Hotel.

People Indrani Mukerjea allowed to lodge complaint against Byculla jail officials
Author: 0 Indrani Mukerjea allowed to lodge complaint against Byculla jail officials

The CBI court ordered to take Indrani for a medical examination at the Sir JJ Hospital and later to the Nagpada police station to file her complaint. "I was hit on the hand and legs... One of them threatened to remove her clothes if the prison staff didn't stop beating me up, and that's when the torture ended that day ".

People Nepal marks Eid-ul-Fitr with hope for betterment in coming days
Author: 0 Nepal marks Eid-ul-Fitr with hope for betterment in coming days

The message that it sends is that we're not that important". The Premier added that the fasting associated with Ramadan encourages mental and physical commitment to the faith and also enables families and communities to connect with one another and renew values sacred to Islam.

People Turkish military 'returns fire' at Kurdish YPG forces
Author: 0 Turkish military 'returns fire' at Kurdish YPG forces

Turkish officials late last week said Mattis had reassured them by letter that arms given to the Syrian Kurds would be taken back and that the USA would provide Turkey with a regular list of arms give to the fighters. The initial weapons deliveries began at the end of May, and the Pentagon said they included small arms and ammunition. Also Wednesday, Syrian government forces pushed on with their assault against rebels holed up in the northeast corner of capital and its suburbs, with ...

People America's First Gender-Neutral Driver's Licenses Are Here
Author: 0 America's First Gender-Neutral Driver's Licenses Are Here

Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser has said the new ID cards are "the most recent example of our city's commitment to inclusivity". OR is the next jurisdiction lined up to offer a gender neutral option in its state issued licenses, with plans to make the option available in July.

People Kansas activates Amber Alert for two children taken
Author: 0 Kansas activates Amber Alert for two children taken

Cadenn was reportedly wearing "Cars" pajamas and Mason was wearing "Mickey Mouse" pajamas during the abduction. The truck has Kansas tags bearing 120GZV. "According to official report, "(The) suspect ran the victim's vehicle off the road and forcefully took the children. Vehicle has damage to the driver's side.

People Iran retaliates to ISIS attacks, warns reactionary countries
Author: 0 Iran retaliates to ISIS attacks, warns reactionary countries

The Revolutionary Guards said , according to the New York Times , the missile launches "targeted the headquarters and meeting place and suicide auto assembly line of ISIS terrorists" in the province of Deir al-Zour, where Islamic State group forces surround an estimated 200,000 people in a government-held section of the provincial capital of the same name.

Author: 0 Namibia suspends imports of SA poultry amid bird flu outbreak

The country has suspended all trade in birds and chicken products from South Africa following reports of an outbreak of the highly pathogenic avian flu in that country. South Africa had never reported an outbreak of bird flu before. SA has confirmed outbreaks on at least two farms this month. Avian flu viruses do not normally infect humans.

People Nokia Corporation (NOK) Given News Impact Rating of 0.20
Author: 0 Nokia Corporation (NOK) Given News Impact Rating of 0.20

Cutter & CO Brokerage Inc. raised its position in shares of Nokia Corporation by 14.6% in the first quarter. For the past 5 years, The Company's EPS growth has been almost 17.80%. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been falling by -2.41 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company's last quarterly report.

People Dade, Broward Get High Marks in Latest School Grades Released
Author: 0 Dade, Broward Get High Marks in Latest School Grades Released

About 30 percent of schools in Broward received "A" ratings, up from 23 percent past year; 20 percent received "B" ratings and about 41 percent earned "C's". For the sixth year in a row, Flagler Schools remained a "B" rated district. This district has been particularly focused on the success and learning gains of students who scored lowest on tests.

People Samsung Joins Ranks of Foreign Firms Adding Jobs in the US
Author: 0 Samsung Joins Ranks of Foreign Firms Adding Jobs in the US

The investment amounts to US$380 million (around 440 billion won), with around 950 jobs to be created. U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said in a statement on Wednesday that the plant would produce washing machines and other products starting early next year, adding that the investment is "great news for SC and the United States".

People TIDAL X Sprint
Author: 0 TIDAL X Sprint "Kill Jay Z" Commercial

The mobile provider is partnering with JAY-Z's streaming service, Tidal , for the 47-year-old rapper's new album, which is set to drop on June 30. This isn't the only out-of-the-box advertising that the father of three has used to promote his latest musical endeavour.

People DEADPOOL 2 Production Photo with Julian Dennison
Author: 0 DEADPOOL 2 Production Photo with Julian Dennison

Reynolds posted a picture of Dennison on the Deadpool star's back, captioning it: "Giving Julian Dennison a warm. welcome as we stare off into our handsome future together". Whether this means Dennison's character will be the teacher and Deadpool the student, or simply that Reynolds is too heavy for the young New Zealander to carry, remains to be seen.

People Mila Kunis
Author: 0 Mila Kunis "takes Christmas back" in 'Bad Moms' movie sequel trailer

Because nothing adds another dollop of stress to the holidays like your mom showing up and telling you how bad you are at following in her flawless footsteps. Like, if you're the parent of young children who can't, at the very least, buy a nice gift, I can understand how hard it must to be get a coupon for a "bad back rub".

People United Kingdom high rises may have Grenfell-type cladding
Author: 0 United Kingdom high rises may have Grenfell-type cladding

Up until now, fears about cladding had only extended to high-rise council flats but following tests done on a number of buildings, it appears 600 tower blocks in England have been fitted with similar cladding. Exterior cladding and tiles recovered from the building have failed fire safety tests, said McCormack. Detective chief superintendent Fiona McCormack said in a statement that the building's insulation and cladding, installed as part of a £10m refurbishment of the block, also ...

People There is no desire to leave Atletico for Barca - Saul
Author: 0 There is no desire to leave Atletico for Barca - Saul

Atletico are not permitted to register any new players until January after being hit with a two-window ban for breaching rules over the transfer of foreign players under the age of 18. The midfielder is lighting up the European Under-21 Championship at the moment and he bagged a hat-trick for Spain during their semi-final win over Italy on Tuesday.

People The dead walk again in Diablo III's Rise of the Necromancer DLC
Author: 0 The dead walk again in Diablo III's Rise of the Necromancer DLC

Necromancers are still the masters of death, and they use bones, blood, corpses, undead servants and curses to fight against the demonic forces from hell, but their abilities and spells are completely different and they bring to the game many new gameplay options and interactions.

People London police raise Grenfell fire toll to 80
Author: 0 London police raise Grenfell fire toll to 80

Detective Superintendent Fiona McCormack, the officer in charge of the police investigation, said the final death toll would only be known after officers completed a painstaking search and recovery operation which would take until the end of the year to complete.