• SA bank levy attractive: WA treasurer
SA bank levy attractive: WA treasurer

Commonwealth Bank's CEO Ian Narev commented: "Australia's economic potential will only be met when state and federal governments deliver sustainable budgets and don't indiscriminately add new taxes or levies". Its 6.9 percent unemployment rate is the highest among Australia's eight states and territories. Weatherill said he would take measures to...

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  • ISIS blows up historic mosque
ISIS blows up historic mosque

However, the fight against ISIS is still not over, as most of the fighters are still entrenched heavily in the Northern areas of Iraq. Al-Hadba minaret at the Grand Mosque is seen through a building window in the old city of Mosul, Iraq June 1, 2017.

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  • Theresa May unveils offer on EU citizens after Brexit
Theresa May unveils offer on EU citizens after Brexit

European Union leaders agreed to deepen efforts against foreign terrorist fighters who have travelled to Syria and Iraq to join the extremist groups in the region. "That's been an important issue". May will discuss the matter at the summit's evening session. At the end of a working dinner, Mrs May is expected to address the other 27 leaders on...

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  • Mourners gather for funeral of OH man detained in N. Korea
Mourners gather for funeral of OH man detained in N. Korea

Separately, Mattis blasted Pyongyang's treatment of Otto Warmbier , a 22-year-old student who died on Monday after being evacuated in a coma from detention in North Korea. North Korea's demands include a peace treaty to officially end the Korean War and the removal of USA troops from the Korean Peninsula. Warmbier had planned to study in Chi...

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  • Trump says he didn't tape of conversations with Comey
Trump says he didn't tape of conversations with Comey

Asked about it during his testimony earlier this month before the Senate Intelligence Committee , Comey said , " Lordy, I hope there are tapes ", as he said it would be fine to release them to the public. Trump couldn't bluff him into silence because Comey was prepared for this scenario all along. Was he trying to intimidate or silence Jame...

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  • May to present Brexit plans to EU leaders
May to present Brexit plans to EU leaders

Tusk indicated that after weeks of negotiations, a decision on the procedure was close at hand but the final decision on the cities isn't expected until later this year. The deal also potentially offers it to some European Union citizens yet to arrive, depending on the negotiation of a cut-off date with the EU. But talks on issues including post-...

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  • Why the Handel-Ossoff race never mattered (outside of Georgia)
Why the Handel-Ossoff race never mattered (outside of Georgia)

Speaking to CNN Rice said: "I think that people were in shock" after hearing a report from Pelosi and the head of the House campaign arm that Democrats lost , but were doing better in contests in other GOP districts. Nancy Pelosi was a great speaker. She's a favorite foil of Republicans , and ads like these blanketed the Atlanta media ma...

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  • Anna University TNEA 2017 Rank List & Counselling Dates Released @annauniv.edu
Anna University TNEA 2017 Rank List & Counselling Dates Released @annauniv.edu

A Supreme Court ruling mandates that all engineering admissions must be completed by August 15 which means the university will have to ideally begin its single-window counselling process by mid-June. Candidates can check the rank list and attend the counselling as per the given schedule. Applicants would check be able to the rank list and go to the...

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  • Trump tweets support for Nancy Pelosi...sort of
Trump tweets support for Nancy Pelosi...sort of

One thing most everyone could agree on: Coming in second doesn't cut it now and wouldn't be an outcome to celebrate next November. The next high-profile test for Georgia Democrats comes in the 2018 governor's race, with at least two of the state party's rising stars running in a primary.

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  • Senate GOP unveils health care bill to cut Medicaid, end 'Obamacare'
Senate GOP unveils health care bill to cut Medicaid, end 'Obamacare'

More than one in five CT residents rely on Medicaid , the federal insurance program for low-income and disabled individuals. In a separate statement , Sen. Both bills roll back a Medicaid expansion undertaken under the Affordable Care Act . Under current law, all insurance plans have to include, at a minimum, "essential health benefits".

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  • Escalation of tensions between Washington and Damascus
Escalation of tensions between Washington and Damascus

In Tuesday´s incident, the US-led coalition said an F-15E Strike Eagle jet destroyed an armed Shahed-129 drone in the early hours of the morning as it neared the Al-Tanaf base along Syria´s eastern border. The Syrians, Russians, and Iranians want to test US commitments, whether it's by sending drones to al-Tanf or launching air raids against the ...

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  • Merkel says May's offer on expats 'good start' but many questions remain
Merkel says May's offer on expats 'good start' but many questions remain

At their first meeting in Brussels on Monday, British and European Union negotiators agreed on a timetable for the Brexit talks. But it is not clear whether she will make any headway on the Brexit talks, which began in Brussels on Monday.

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  • Jason Greenblatt visits home of slain Israeli policewoman, Western Wall
Jason Greenblatt visits home of slain Israeli policewoman, Western Wall

Activists release paper lanterns in solidarity with Palestinians from Gaza , at the Ashkelon beach front, Israel, Monday, June 19, 2017. "After dozens of years, I have the privilege to be the prime minister building a new settlement in Judaea and Samaria", Netanyahu tweeted , using the Hebrew biblical term for the West Bank.

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  • Congressman Ryan says party's message is why Democrats losing elections
Congressman Ryan says party's message is why Democrats losing elections

She also noted last week's shooting of Republican Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and said politics has become too embittered. "To the Jon Ossoff supporters, know that my commitments, they extend to every one of you as well ", Handel said.

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  • Student detained in N Korea is mourned at hometown funeral
Student detained in N Korea is mourned at hometown funeral

Warmbier returned to the United States last week in a coma, only to die six days after his arrival. Lim's Toronto-area church has said Lim visited North Korea more than 100 times since 1997 and helped set up an orphanage and nursing home.

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  • Brexit: what kind of deal can Theresa May arrange now?
Brexit: what kind of deal can Theresa May arrange now?

Reflecting, confusion on the continent about what kind of Brexit she will ask for, Tusk said ahead of a separate meeting with May: "We can hear different predictions, coming from different people, about the possible outcome of these negotiations: hard Brexit , soft Brexit or no deal".

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  • Donald Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election
Donald Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

Trump went on to add that if there had in fact been an attempted interference by the Russian government, former President Barack Obama should have tried to stop it. "Former Homeland Security Advisor Jeh Johnson is latest top intelligence official to state there was no grand scheme between Trump & Russia ", the president tweeted .

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  • Paris attacker asked family to see him as martyr
Paris attacker asked family to see him as martyr

Criminal police inspect the body of a suspect at the scene of an incident in which a auto rammed a gendarmerie van on the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris, France, June 19 2017. On June 19 the individual had rammed a vehicle carrying weapons & explosives into a police van as it drove in a convoy down Paris's Champs Elysees.

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  • Sanders: No president has ever lied as much as Trump
Sanders: No president has ever lied as much as Trump

According to the event announcement, Senator Sanders hopes to put pressure on Senator Portman and other Republicans to vote against a repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Vermont's two USA senators and the Republican governor all say they think the Republican Senate health care proposal would be bad for the state. "There is no politician that I kno...

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  • Demonstrations against Islamic law met with counterprotests against hate
Demonstrations against Islamic law met with counterprotests against hate

Officers quickly positioned themselves between the two groups. "In the public domain, Muslims are not required or expected to impose their laws on the country in which they live as the minority", Takim said, adding there has never been an understanding "that the same laws would be applicable at all times in all places".

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