• Trump threatens to slash insurance subsidies again
Trump threatens to slash insurance subsidies again

US President Donald Trump has threatened to end government payments to health insurers if Congress does not pass a new healthcare bill and goaded them to not abandon their seven-year quest to replace the Obamacare law. Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana, met with Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price and several Republican state governo...

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  • Two Deputies Shot in Yuba County
Two Deputies Shot in Yuba County

Two sheriff's deputies have been shot in northern California. They both suffered gunshot wounds and were airlifted to Sutter Medical Center in Roseville. The incident began after police received reports of a "agitated and possibly armed subject", according to Fox 40 . The call could be related to a marijuana grow, she said.

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  • Sen. Cory Booker to introduce bill to legalize marijuana
Sen. Cory Booker to introduce bill to legalize marijuana

Eight states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana. "This has done serious damage to our communities". "These charges follow people for the rest of their lives making it hard to do things we take for granted", Booker said on Tuesday during a Facebook Live video in which he discussed his bill.

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  • Rice Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:RMP) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Wednesday
Rice Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:RMP) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Wednesday

It also reduced its holding in Ishares Phlx (SOXX) by 21,207 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 82,167 shares, and cut its stake in Ishares 1 (CSJ). $1.28M worth of QUALCOMM, Inc. Eagle Global Advisors LLC lowered its stake in EnLink Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:ENLK) by 1.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure ...

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  • Qatar boycott: Arab FMs to meet in Bahrain
Qatar boycott: Arab FMs to meet in Bahrain

Amid a bitter feud between the Sunni Muslim-majority neighbors, Saudi Arabia has accused Qatar of asking to internationalize Saudi Arabia's holy sites, a demand Qatar denies making. The four Arab states involved in the diplomatic row with Qatar are violating worldwide law and abusing the rights of Qatari nationals by isolating Doha , Qatari Fo...

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  • Banco Santander, SA (NYSE:SAN) recently purchased by insider NORDSTROM MICHAEL N.
Banco Santander, SA (NYSE:SAN) recently purchased by insider NORDSTROM MICHAEL N.

Banco Santander , (NYSE: SAN ) last announced its earnings results on Friday, July 28th. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in SAN. Banco Santander Brasil SA's dividend payout ratio is 20.46%. This dividend amount represented a yeild of $3.89. The ex-dividend date was set fo...

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  • Brexit `Won't Be Postponed or Delayed,' UK's Hammond Says
Brexit `Won't Be Postponed or Delayed,' UK's Hammond Says

Britain will not cut tax and regulations after Brexit in an attempt to undercut its European rivals, finance minister Philip Hammond has said, after previously threatening to do just that. He suggested this plan would also be easier to pass through a hard parliament. Instead, there is legal oversight by the European Free Trade Association court.

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  • Rauner: School Funding Veto 'Fair and Equitable'
Rauner: School Funding Veto 'Fair and Equitable'

His spokeswoman said "swift" action is expected, though he hadn't made any changes as of Monday night. Then the Democrats will try to muster super majorities, first in the Senate, then the House, to override Rauner. "The democrats seem to be only interested in continuing this political charade". "We would rather not go to a veto showdown", said...

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  • Globally, more people see U.S. power and influence as a major threat
Globally, more people see U.S. power and influence as a major threat

In Japan , people see China and the U.S.as nearly equally threatening: 62% of Japanese respondents see the U.S.as a major threat while 64% say the same for China. Nevertheless, the proportion of the public that views American power as a major threat to their country grew in 21 of the 30 nations between 2013 and 2017.

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  • India and Somalia sign agreement on transfer of sentenced persons
India and Somalia sign agreement on transfer of sentenced persons

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday at India-US forum in Delhi said India has emerged as one of largest recipients of foreign Direct investments, reaching figure of 60 billion US dollars previous year. During 2014-15, India-Somalia trade was Dollars 391.05 million showing more than 51 per cent increase over the figure of USD 257.27 ...

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  • Honolulu Bans Pedestrians from Looking at Smartphones while Crossing Streets
Honolulu Bans Pedestrians from Looking at Smartphones while Crossing Streets

According to a 2015 study by the University of Maryland, more than 11,000 injuries occurred between 2000 and 2011 in the USA because of phone-related distraction while walking . Per the new mandate to combat "smartphone zombies", pedestrians who check their electronic devices while crossing the street will be fined (between $15 and $99, based on...

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  • Thieves Steal $590000 Worth of iPhones
Thieves Steal $590000 Worth of iPhones

It's a scene straight out of a "Fast & Furious" movie: about a week ago, a band of thieves stole $590,000 worth of iPhones from a moving delivery truck in the Netherlands . The men, aged between 33 and 43, were arrested by Dutch police at a luxury holiday park in Veluwe, central Netherlands on Saturday (29 July), where the police also recovered ...

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  • South Pasadena Father Expected to Plead Guilty to Son's Murder
South Pasadena Father Expected to Plead Guilty to Son's Murder

As noted at CBS 2 , he'd previously pled not guilty and was being held on $10 million bail. 35, will be sentenced to 25 years to life in prison when he returns to court on August 23, authorities said. Authorities have not yet disclosed how the boy was killed. "It was Mr. Andressian, when he was brought back from Las Vegas, that gave the officer...

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  • Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd Sells 2433 Shares of Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX)
Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd Sells 2433 Shares of Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX)

About 627,067 shares traded. Swift Run Capital Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 1,948 shares stake. It has underperformed by 80.54% the S&P500. Stock market analysts watching Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) have recently changed their ratings on the stock. Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) has been given a $115.00 target price by investmen...

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  • Sunanda Pushkar death: Delhi police assures investigation still underway
Sunanda Pushkar death: Delhi police assures investigation still underway

The Delhi Police on Tuesday said that the investigation in Sunanda Pushkar death case is still going on and any additional information received will be put before the High Court . The court then asked Swamy about the public interest connected to the case, to which he replied that there was a public interest in exposing corruption.

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  • Proposed Bill to Help Prevent Child Car Deaths
Proposed Bill to Help Prevent Child Car Deaths

The bill that Franken introduced this week with Senator Richard Blumenthal of CT also calls for a study on options to retrofit existing vehicles with the technology. The first victim was a seven-month-old boy under the care of his grandparents, who had been left inside the auto for an undetermined amount of time.

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  • Ozamiz vice-mayor can not be acting mayor while behind bars - DILG
Ozamiz vice-mayor can not be acting mayor while behind bars - DILG

Meanwhile, in a special session conducted by the City Council of Ozamiz earlier, the Department of Interior and Local Government ( DILG ) appointed 2nd Councilor Irene E. Northern Mindanao police chief Timoteo Pacleb said in a statement, police officers were simultaneously serving search warrants against six of the mayor's properties for drugs and ...

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  • Anbang denies regulators told it to sell overseas assets
Anbang denies regulators told it to sell overseas assets

Earlier on Monday, Bloomberg reported that Anbang, whose chairman was detained last month, had been told by Chinese authorities to sell its assets overseas. Anbang, established just 13 years ago, has grown from a domestic seller of property insurance into a financial services powerhouse, making a name for itself overseas by buying the Waldorf Ast...

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  • Australian Police Foil Terror Plot To Take Down Airliner, PM Says
Australian Police Foil Terror Plot To Take Down Airliner, PM Says

Since the arrests, security been stepped up at both domestic and worldwide terminals of Australia's major airports. Reports suggest four men arrested yesterday were planning to use poisonous gas on the flight from Sydney to the Middle East killing hundreds of people on board.

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  • NJ Governor Christie confronted Cubs fan because he said
NJ Governor Christie confronted Cubs fan because he said "awful stuff"

The governor was captured lounging on a beach chair - surrounded by his family - from an airplane by a NJ Advance Media photographer. "As always, we have a long-standing policy of not discussing pending or proposed legislation until a final bill reaches our offices and we have had ample time to review it", his spokesman Brian Murray said in an ...

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