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Idaho State University ranked as one of America's best employers


In total, 40 insurers made it onto this year's roster of preferred employers. Forbes weighed most whether employees would recommend their employers to others. According to the company, this recognition highlights Michelin's commitment to building a culture that enables every employee to leverage their unique talents to serve its diverse customers across the US and globally. Read More »

BC Election 2017: Uncounted votes may change political landscape

Liberal candidate Alex Dutton brought in 6,482 with NDP candidate Bryce Casavant earning 6,229. Any agreement would likely include promises to the Greens, such as a cabinet seat for Leader Andrew Weaver. Voters have sent a clear message they want political parties to find a way to work together, said the Liberal leader after a roller-coaster evening of flip-flopping election results. Read More »

Napoles to DOJ: High-ranking officials behind threats to my life Featured


The lawyer hinted that the list would also include an official in the previous administration who was "higher than lawmakers". Whatever the truth is, it should come out. ALL SMILES Suspected pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles arrives at the Sandiganbayan in civilian clothes, on Wednesday following her acquittal from a serious illegal detention charge. Read More »

Kremlin reveals topics of Lavrov's talks with Trump


Republican senator Richard Burr, chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said there was no need for a special prosecutor to continue the Russian Federation investigation. He spoke in Russian and his remarks were translated by his spokesman, Dmitry Peskov . As a guest on United States soil, it was astonishingly disrespectful to make a joke about such a serious matter, particularly as American intelligence services have already concluded that Russian Federation meddled in the November ... Read More »

How The Oval Office Allowed Russian Photographer In Closed Meeting

US intelligence agencies have asserted that Moscow meddled in the election to help Trump's chances of victory. While the White House downplayed the threat, a senior administration official acknowledged to the Associated Press that the White House had been misled about the role of the Russian photographer, who was actually employed by a state-run news agency. Read More »

Texas bill could keep transgender students out of high school sports


Beggs's family reportedly pushed for him to compete in the boys' division, but Texas laws require athletes to compete as the gender on their birth certificate. "If the intent of SB 2095 is to correct for the UIL's current misguided birth certificate policy, it fails to do so", they said in a Monday statement. Read More »

Pentagon chief, Turkish PM meet after decision to arm Kurds


Nasser Haj Mansour, an adviser to the Syrian Democratic Forces militia group, was quoted by Reuters as saying the town and the adjacent Tabqa dam were now "completely liberated" after the group drove all Islamic State militants out. The US-led coalition said a first consignment of weapons was already in place for delivery and could be dispatched to the Kurds "very quickly". The YPG is known to have connections to the Kurdistan Workers' Party, a decades-old enemy of the Turkish government and a ... Read More »

Senate Intel Committee Subpoenas Michael Flynn


Yates, appearing before a Senate panel investigating Russian interference in the election, described discussions with Don McGahn, the Trump White House counsel, in which she warned that Flynn apparently had misled the administration about his communications with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador. Read More »

As religious leader, have right to use red beacon: Kolkata imam


In a weird move, the Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan Masjid, Syed Md Nurur Rahman Barkati, issued a fatwa against Muslims who support RSS and BJP, warning they would be ostracized. In Bengal, only the orders of the state government are effective. "If they are troubling me so much, I don't know how much common Muslims must be suffering". Read More »

Leader comment: We should be careful about comparing elections

Labour has said it is "within touching distance" of the SNP in seven Scottish seats at the General Election after it analysed the council poll results. As a result, it could present a particularly strong challenge to the SNP in such key seats as Moray, now held by Angus Robertson, and Perth, where the incumbent is Pete Wishart. Read More »

We'll legalise cannabis and sell it on high street, say Lib Dems


Huppert was MP for Cambridge from 2010 to 2015 and is now standing for the constituency again at this general election. And one is protective and prevents harm. "Ed Miliband's 2015 manifesto included a pledge to increase the amount of paid from £140 to more than £260 a week". The Conservatives have always strongly supported existing drug prohibition policy. Read More »

Spanish companies hit by ransomware cyber attack

Telefonica reacted by switching off all computers at its Madrid headquarters, after hundreds of PCs came under attack, a source at the company told AFP. "There has been an alert relating to a massive ransomware attack on various organizations, which is affecting their Windows systems", Spain's National Cryptology Centre said in a statement, adding that a large number of firms had been hit. Read More »

Major incident as crane collapses in Cornwall


The company has just started a £900million pound Ministry of Defence contract to refit and fix ships of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary. Thankfully no was injured in the incident, but the boom did come down onto a large number of Acetylene gas cylinders. Read More »

Stephanie Davis remains in hospital


Incidentally, Stephanie's hospitalisation occurred on the same day that Jeremy faced court for the first time after being charged with criminal damage and assault against Steph, following his arrest in March. The 27-year-old is accused of assaulting former Hollyoaks actress Davis during an incident at a property in Rainhill, Merseyside, on March 10. A rep for Jeremy McConnell declined to comment and a rep for Stephanie Davis has been contacted by Daily Star Online. Read More »

Abbas hopeful after Trump meeting

It was noticeable that unlike the recent visit of Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to the White House, no questions were allowed to be asked of President Trump or President Abbas. "I'm always ready for genuine peace", Netanyahu said . The Palestinians want to set up a state in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem, lands Israel captured in the 1967 Mideast war. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn expects to lose the General Election to the Conservatives

If the price of Britain leaving the European Union is a Tory advance after taking up this patriotic cause, then it is a price Ukip is prepared to pay. At the time of writing, the Tories had gained an extra 560 councillors. At the time the Star went to print, Lib Dems had 402 councillors, a net loss of 28; the Scottish National Party had 365, adding 31; Plaid Cymru was on 202, a net gain of 26 and the Greens were on 40, a net gain of six. Read More »

Kapil Mishra to visit ACB office today

However, the AAP claimed that Bhardwaj was BJP's Yuva Morcha Delhi executive committee member and retweeted a series of tweets in this regard. "It is with a heavy heart that I am doing this", Mishra said, while reading from a prepared statement. Read More »

Daredevils make life tough for Pune with a 7-run win

In the final over, Ben Stokes leaping backwards held onto a superbly timed whack by Amit Mishra. One such example was when Stokes showed great presence of mind at the deep midwicket boundary to complete the catch on his second attempt, seeing the back of Mohammed Shami. Read More »

School yearbooks confiscated over 'build that wall' quote


A North Carolina high school has confiscated all its senior yearbooks and is reprinting them because it believes a white female student's "build that wall" quote was inappropriate. That apparently included one highly offensive quote by Trump. An image of the senior quote was posted on Facebook Tuesday by user Artney Ellerbe, the Richmond County Daily Journal reported. Read More »

Hospitals in United Kingdom have tech problems after possible large-scale cyberattack

NHS Digital said the attack "was not specifically targeted at the NHS and is affecting organizations from across a range of sectors". At the time of writing 16 NHS organisations have reported being affected by the malware. Similarly phones and IT systems in at the East and North Hertfordshire NHS trust which are reportedly out of action. Krishna Chinthapalli, a doctor at Britain's National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery who wrote a paper on cybersecurity for the British ... Read More »

BC election: NDP asks for recounts in three Vancouver-area ridings

In Vancouver-False Creek, BC Liberal candidate Sam Sullivan was elected by a margin of 560 votes over BC NDP candidate Morgane Oger. In Coquitlam-Burke Mountain, Liberal Joan Issacs' election-night lead of 170 votes over NDP incumbent Jodie Wickens was bumped to 268 on Friday due to what Elections B.C. Read More »

Xi Congratulates Moon Jae-in's Election as South Korean President

Which of South Korea's neighbors and allies stand to benefit most from liberal Moon Jae-in's ascension to the presidency this week? The threat from North Korea dragged the Dow and S&P 500 into negative territory in late Wall Street trade and weighed on the dollar against the yen. Read More »

Trump to create panel to study voter fraud, suppression

Trump has alleged, without evidence, that 3 million to 5 million people voted illegally in his 2016 election against Democrat Hillary Clinton. Were they going to appoint a commission on How Trump Had the Biggest Inaugural Crowd in History while they were at it? "Further, it's extremely hard to see how Trump's proposed commission can be objective and impartial given Secretary Kobach's leadership role". Read More »

China's Belt and Road investments since 2013 total US$60b

On the second day of the summit, PM Nawaz will attend the leaders' round-table sessions besides meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Li Keqiang to further promote bilateral relations between the two nations. China's initiative is ramping up as President Donald Trump focuses on domestic issues, downplaying foreign affairs. "This is not overcoming a new order, but it is adding more content to a new order and more ideas to the new order, and especially in the area of ... Read More »