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Senators propose assault weapons ban

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Senator Tim Kaine has co-sponsored the Assault Weapons Ban of 2017 , a bill to ban the sale, transfer, manufacture and importation of military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines. It would have an exception for gun owners who already have firearms identified in the bill. Kaine has long supported commonsense steps to reduce gun violence, including universal background record checks prior to gun purchases, responsible limits on combat-style weapons and high-capacity ... Read More »

PH welcomes designation of Maute group as terrorist organization

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Roque said the inclusion of the Maute Group in the sanctions list also recognized the Philippine government's action to liberate Marawi City from terrorists. As a result of these designations, Americans are prohibited from engaging in transactions with these groups. He explained that the groups' inclusion on the FTO list meant that their supply lines and financial sources would now be subject to far heavier scrutiny, as would any lines of communication with terror groups in other countries. Read More »

Power sector workers in France's CGT union to join strike action

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With the four organizations meeting on Tuesday to decide whether to coordinate their responses to the reform, the head of the hard-left CGT, Philippe Martinez, said it was time to fight back against Macron and his government. In 1995, a right-wing government led by Alain Juppe planned to reform welfare system and end preferential working terms of rail workers, a move that triggered three-week strike and led to his resignation. Read More »

Top intelligence official says US hasn't deterred Russian meddling

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Asked in a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing if he had received orders from Trump to fight back against Moscow's meddling , Rogers said: "No, I have not". and we're just, essentially, just sitting back and waiting", Reed said. Rogers denied claims that the agency is doing nothing to push back against Russian hacking, theft of United States cyber secrets and other activities. Read More »

Can customers make transactions after expiry of KYC deadline for mobile wallets?

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Hence, 28th of February is still the last date to wind up your KYC related activities. RBI has issued licences to 55 non-bank mobile wallets while another 50 banks have their own wallets. Perhaps with this move RBI aims to facilitate an efficient and smoother digital payments eco-system. PPI account stands for prepaid payment instruments that we use in the form of digital wallets like PayTM or Oxigen. Read More »

The Tenet Healthcare (THC) Releases FY18 Earnings Guidance

The stock increased 8.91% or $1.7 during the last trading session, reaching $20.77. About 4,621 shares traded. It has outperformed by 22.12% the S&P500. Its up 0.08, from 1.25 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 12 investors sold AIN shares while 52 reduced holdings. About 1.07 million shares traded. Nationwide Fund invested in 194,199 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Read More »

Trump at 42% approval in SC

Nearly 61 percent described their own financial situation as good or excellent. Disapproval for Trump in SC has risen 3 percentage points since a poll last spring, as the administration has faced multiple controversies and dealt with inner turmoil in the White House. Read More »

Texas leads 20-state lawsuit against Obamacare

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Twenty states filed a lawsuit Monday arguing the new law President Trump signed a year ago revoking Obamacare's individual mandate actually makes the rest of the 2010 health law unconstitutional as well. Josh Blackman, a professor at South Texas College of Law, said in an email . In sum: Trump has effectively replaced Obamacare with a federal health-care program that's almost identical - except that it covers fewer people, charges higher premiums, and costs the government more money. Read More »

Michelle Smith gets us ready for the Pac-12 Tournament — PODCAST

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OR is hoping for a strong finish to what has been a banner year for the program, with two legitimate stars leading the way. UW's "bad losses" are against OSU and Stanford. The Trojans are led by a trio of all-conference players. UCLA plays the victor of 12 Washington and 5 Cal on Thursday at 2 p.m. PT. "We want to play Washington better than we did here and try to do the same things that we did against Washington State". Read More »

GST collection dips marginally in January to Rs 86318 cr

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In September, it was over Rs 92,150 crore. This reflects that the CGST revenue, constrained so far owing to the huge transitional credit claims (about Rs 1.6 lakh crore), is yet to gather pace. According to a government statement, 69 per cent of eligible taxpayers - almost 58 lakh - had filed returns for January by February 25, slightly higher than the previous month. Read More »

Scarface remake delayed, director search latest

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Luna also will be seen in the controversial release of Woody Allen's newest feature, A Rainy Day in NY with Rebecca Hall and Timothée Chalamet , who donated their entire salaries from the film to support sexual abuse victims. The most recent script comes from David Ayer , Jonathan Herman and Joel and Ethan Coen . Because of this, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story actor Diego Luna , who was eyeing the lead role, is now hesitant to sign on the dotted line, as his work schedule may clash ... Read More »

Embattled chief justice goes on 'wellness leave'

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Sereno's spokesman said she was unperturbed, and feeling no stress. Mr Sereno's spokesman Jojo Lacanilao, however, brushed aside reports that a number of justices wanted her to resign to avoid a drawn-out trial that could damage the judiciary. Read More »

This Is Us Season 2, Episode 16 Recap: "Vegas, Baby"

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The kids have other plans. Kevin works with Jack to make a Cornish hen, while Kate and Randall go on a secret mission at the library. A young Kevin cries when he realizes the oven wasn't on. Meanwhile, Kate watches Beth dance with strippers on stage. Just as Randall was convincing himself it was time to move on from Deja, Beth had to admit that she wasn't quite ready to do so, either. Read More »

Congressional Candidate Benjamin Thomas Wolf Smokes Pot in Ad

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Wolf is taking on incumbent and favored frontrunner Rep. Mike Quigley, whose district includes part of Chicago. Wolf's campaign ad has gone viral in recent days. A congressional candidate who attracted attention for an ad showing him smoking pot is making no apologies for his campaign stunt - and says he'll "definitely" get high if he wins in the upcoming primary election. Read More »

Pinterest names former Square exec as its first chief operating officer

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Both of those previous positions are probably going to be of particular interest to Pinterest, as someone with Brougher's experience dealing with smaller- and medium-sized businesses can help Pinterest pitch itself as an advertising product for those small businesses looking to get off the ground that's a good alternative to Facebook. Read More »

King Mohammed VI Successfully Undergoes Surgery in Paris

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The statement, carried by state news agency MAP, said the six-doctor team successfully performed a radiofrequency ablation. The communique points out that the nature of the surgery will not affect the Moroccan monarch's ability to resume his daily activities. Read More »

Trans Model Munroe Bergdorf Becomes UK Labour Party's LGBTQ+ Advisor

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Posting the news of her appointment on the social media site Twitter, the model included a photograph taken alongside Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn following a meeting. "Their race is the most violent and oppressive force of nature on Earth". Transgender model and biological male Munroe Bergdorf will serve as a Labour Equalities adviser, in which he will report to the Shadow Secretary of State For Women and Equalities Dawn Butler. Read More »

George's 26 lead Thunder past Magic 112-105

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I think the same thing can be said for Russell. "I'll find that groove". The main thing is to just continue to be aggressive and continue to approach each game like I did the first half and take it to another level. In a crowded Western Conference, outside of the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets at the top of the standings, the Oklahoma City Thunder are in a precarious position. Read More »

No Brexit Agreement from Scotland

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The Scotland Act says he can't act in defiance of European Union law. The First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones , also criticised the UK Government's "unacceptable" approach and described Lidington's comments as just "warm words". His ruling weakens Nicola Sturgeon's longstanding claim that Holyrood is united in its stance against the UK government's proposals to limit the Scottish parliament's powers in key policy areas after Brexit. Read More »

Jon Lansman tipped to stand for role of Labour general secretary

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Momentum's Jon Lansman is tipped to stand as a grassroots candidate for Labour general secretary, the Guardian understands. The latest development is that Jon Lansman, founder of Momentum, has apparently thrown his hat into the ring. Jennie Formby, from the Unite union, is also set to go for the post of Labour general secretary. "Jeremy's style of politics is not that of backroom deals but of open and transparent discussion which is exactly what Jon would represent as a candidate". Read More »

Maduro registers as candidate for Venezuela presidential elections

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The election has come under widespread worldwide criticism, with the Organisation of American States (OAS) calling on Venezuela to cancel it because of a lack of transparency. banks and investors from acquiring newly issued Venezuelan debt, effectively preventing the nation from borrowing overseas to bring in new hard currency or refinance existing debt. Read More »

American Century Companies Inc. Sells 14923 Shares of Scientific Games Corp (SGMS)

It has outperformed by 12.89% the S&P500. Scientific Games has a 12-month low of $19.80 and a 12-month high of $56.45. It improved, as 14 investors sold Scientific Games Corporation shares while 53 reduced holdings. The firm has "Market Perform" rating by Telsey Advisory Group given on Friday, May 6. In other Scientific Games news, Director Richard M. Haddrill sold 8,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 21st. Read More »

Dominion Bank (TD) Shares Sold by Allianz Asset Management GmbH

The stock increased 0.25% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $93.12. About 5,628 shares traded. AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) has risen 10.63% since February 25, 2017 and is uptrending. The firm has "Market Perform" rating by Telsey Advisory Group given on Wednesday, August 19. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, January 4 by Needham. Read More »

SoKor anticipates start of "constructive" talks between NoKor, US

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He made similar statements yesterday at a meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who called on the White House on Monday to make efforts to hold the talks. North Korea has warned the US of its "own way of counteraction" if a maritime blockade and more sanctions are imposed, as threatened by US President Donald Trump on February 23. Read More »

Reported economic crime in SA hits record levels

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White said he expects South Africa's high economic crime rate to come down, with newly appointed President Cyril Ramaphosa saying he will make fighting it a top priority of his administration. "It is positive to note that nearly two-thirds (64%) of South African respondents monitor whistleblower lines as a means to ensure the effectiveness of their compliance and governance programmes (Africa: 51%)". Read More »

Pelicans 123, Bucks 121 (OT) — Postgame recap

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The New Orleans Pelicans are allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.7 rebounds per game. He was 16/31 from the field, while also contributing nine rebounds and six assists. The Pelicans had an opportunity to win the game in regulation. Nikola Mirotic found an open 3-point look at the buzzer, but it rimmed out. New Orleans struggled to create separation early in the extra period. Read More »

Kate Middleton's Baby Bump Reveals Gender Of Royal Baby No. 3?

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Although the gender of Prince William and Middleton's upcoming baby is still a secret, many are convinced that they are having a girl. Adrian DENNISADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit the Northern Spire, an ambitious and striking new bridge over the River Wear, due to open in spring 2018 on February 21, 2018 in Sunderland, England Prince Harry and Meghan Markle during their visit Social Bite on February 13, 2018 in ... Read More »

Israel Expects to Settle Row Over Polish 'Holocaust Bill'

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An official Polish government delegation is due in Israel on Wednesday amid a bitter diplomatic row over controversial Polish legislation which outlaws blaming Poland as a nation for Holocaust crimes committed by Nazi Germany . But it was nonetheless passed swiftly by Polish lawmakers and signed by President Andrzej Duda , who said that the country's Constitutional Tribunal would review it. Read More »

Chegg (CHGG) PT Raised to $20.00 at JPMorgan Chase & Co

Ventas Inc. now has $18.08B valuation. About 2.31M shares traded. Chegg Inc ( CHGG ) opened at $20.35 on Monday. It has underperformed by 3.03% the S&P500. It improved, as 35 investors sold VTR shares while 187 reduced holdings. BRANDEMUEHL JENNY had sold 50,000 shares worth $783,500. It also increased its holding in Agrium Inc. Read More »

Levi Sanders, Bernie's Son, Running for Congress in New Hampshire

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Sanders now lives in a neighborhood in the 2nd District. "He said in his official campaign statement that he chose to run "(a) fter much thought and consultation with my family, friends and the people of New Hampshire". But the 48-year-old has tried. Sanders, 48, is the eighth Democrat to enter the congressional race to replace Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-Porter (N.H.), who now holds the seat but announced in October that she will not seek reelection in 2018. Read More »