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Mexico raises key interest rate to 7 pct to combat inflation

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Mexico's central bank board made a divided decision to raise interest rates on Thursday and policymakers suggested that they may have raised borrowing costs enough to contain a spike in inflation. The bank is expecting that inflation will gradually increase to the 2.0% area as spare capacity within the economy is gradually eroded over the next few months. Read More »

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud by Spanish prosecutors

Mourinho guided Real Madrid to the 2011-12 LaLiga title, returning to manage Chelsea after leaving the Bernabeu in June 2013 before taking over as Manchester United boss last summer. It will now be up to a judge to decide whether to take the matter to court. Last year, Messi and his father, Jorge Horacio Messi, were found guilty on three counts of defrauding tax authorities of 4.1 million euros ($4.6 million) from income made from image rights . Read More »

Oscar Health files to expand insurance coverage in several states

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Oscar previously sold plans in New Jersey but exited the market this year. In a blog post on its website, Oscar Health said it was looking to expand or begin coverage in parts of Ohio, Texas, New Jersey, Tennessee and California and had also filed to continue selling health insurance to businesses, individuals and families in NY in 2018. Read More »

MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan Ends 'Fast For Peace' After 28 Hours

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The kin of four out of five men killed in firing had met Chouhan at the fast venue. He said that whenever farmers were in distress due to loss of crops following a natural calamity, he had rushed to them and comforted and helped them. Deepak Sharma, spokesperson of the Bhartiya Kisan Union-Asli, said: "We have chose to hold nationwide agitation till June 15 as the BJP governments in the Centre and states have failed to solve farmers' problems". Read More »

Putin Compares Comey To Snowden, Offers Asylum

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This time, he has done so by offering asylum to disgraced former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey . By doing so, Putin said , Comey went from being a "security service director" to "a civil activist advocating a certain belief". Read More »

Dead People in Attack in Southern Afghanistan

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The situation got worse when an Afghani soldier positioned with a rifle and spread bullets all over the base on this Saturday, especially where American soldiers were staying, leaving 7 wounded American soldiers, says USA officials. According to Tobagar, the death toll could well rise as more victims were being brought in to the hospital by emergency services. President Ashraf Ghani called the attack deplorable, and assailed the attackers as "enemies of humanity". Read More »

'I don't have tapes of conversation with Comey'

White House deputy press secretary Lindsay Walters said Wednesday that an answer would be provided this week, presumably by the Friday deadline set by the House intelligence committee for turning over any tapes. Trump appeared at the time to be referring to an article in the New York Times reporting that he had asked Comey to pledge loyalty during a dinner at the White House shortly after the inauguration, only to be rebuffed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation director, who ... Read More »

Dems win with Scalise on minds of players

He arrived "in critical condition with an imminent risk of death", Sava said, adding that now, "we are encouraged by improvement in his condition". More than $1 million has been raised for charity through the Congressional Baseball Game, its host organization announced Thursday, a day after a shooting unfolded at the Republicans' practice for the game. Read More »

Gunman acted alone in Virginia shooting of congressman

But, according to Slater's statement , it does not appear Hodgkinson had been planning his attack. An undated social-media photo of James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois. Hodgkinson then remained at the baseball field . Minutes later, Hodgkinson shot in the vicinity of the field where congressional members and staffers were standing. Read More »

Democratic Chatter Grows About Ousting Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi has represented her San Francisco area district in the House since 1988 and has been the top House Democrat since 2006, when she was elected House majority leader. "That still moves the needle", said Ryan. Pelosi's long period at the House Democrat helm has also made her a subject of GOP attack ads aimed at galvanizing Republican voters. Read More »

Wounded Congressman upgraded to fair condition

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Scalise's condition has been upgraded to " fair " from " serious ", according to the hospital on Wednesday. Tyson Foods lobbyist Matt Mika, U.S. The names on the list reportedly include Reps. "Congressman Steve Scalise continues to make good progress ", the release said. During the U.S. Read More »

What happened to Otto Warmbier? Ex-detainee believes torture possible

Warmbier, a 22-year-old University of Virginia student, died Monday, six days after he returned to his OH home in a coma after 17 months of detention in the North for taking down a political propaganda sign from a hotel. A separate KCNA article published hours earlier also criticized South Korea for using Warmbier's case to seek the release of other detainees, including six South Korean citizens. Read More »

No conclusion yet on USA student's cause of death

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) described Warmbier's death as "murder" but called on Americans "stupid" enough to travel to North Korea to sign a waiver not to hold the USA responsible if something happens to them. "I think we'll continue to apply that". "North Korea remains prepared to conduct a sixth nuclear test at any time when there is an order from leadership but there are no new unusual indications that can be shared", a South Korean Defence Ministry official said, speaking on the ... Read More »

Grenfell Tower fire started in a faulty fridge, police say

The cladding was installed on the council-owned building as part of a refurbishment completed a year ago. The blaze, Britain's worst since World War Two, has heaped pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May , already fighting for her political survival after her party lost its parliamentary majority in a snap election on June 8. Read More »

Gunman from Illinois who wounded congressman acted alone

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Hodgkinson , who died from injuries after the shooting, did not have any ties to terrorism, Tim Slater , head of the Washington FBI office, said at a news conference. How could it last when some conservative lawmakers and commentators are already blaming progressives and liberals for the shooting that left Rep. Read More »

Adele Visits London Firefighters After Grenfell Tower Fire

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British officials said that the government has acquired newly built apartments that can be used to house some of the residents displaced by the horrific fire last week at Grenfell Tower. She joined them for tea - and for a special memorial moment in honor of the 79 people presumed dead in the fire . Prices for apartments in the complex, located about 1½ miles south of Grenfell Tower in a highly desirable area, start at £1.6 million ($2 million) for private buyers, according to Britain's ... Read More »

Iran retaliates to ISIS attacks, warns reactionary countries

This strike marks the first time Iran has fired missiles as an act of war since the end of the Iran-Iraq war in 1988. Tasnim reported that Iranian Revolutionary Guards launched the mid-range ground-to-ground missiles from western Iran into the Deir al Zour region of eastern Syria , killing a "large number" of terrorists and destroying their equipment and weapons. Read More »

IS militants occupy school in Philippines

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Philippine troops, backed by airstrikes, have been fighting street battles to wrest back control of four areas in the city's business district. Troops are seeking the help of villagers to pinpoint the exact spot where Mahmud was reportedly buried, Ano said. Read More »

US Fighter Jet Shoots Down Armed Drone in Syria

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Instead, Russia is reacting to the reality that the U.S. and partnered forces have gained control over a large swath of eastern Syria that ISIS once held, which would be "an existential threat to the Assad regime , as it opens it up to internal dissent and destabilizing", said Heras. Read More »

Mumbai University 1st Cut Off Released On Thursday 22nd June 2017

June 23. The Delhi University's first list of candidates for admission to its undergraduate programmes for the academic year 2017-2018 will be announced today evening. English (Honours) at SGTB Khalsa college was 98.75 per cent while B.Sc. Electronics was 99 per cent. The admission process in colleges - based on this cut-off list will start - from June 24, 2017. Read More »

NDA's Presidential nominee Kovind meets former PM Vajpayee

The final decision on Kovind's nomination, however, will be taken as opposition parties are expected to meet on Thursday to discuss the matter. While announcing Kovind's name, BJP chief Amit Shah had said the party had gone through a list of names before selecting him. Read More »

A Closer Look At Handel's Victory In The 6th District

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Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi defended her leadership on Thursday in the face of needling from President Donald Trump and grumbling from fellow House Democrats exasperated after a high-profile special election loss. During Thursday's press briefing, Pelosi took several questions about her future in the role of minority leader for the Democrats . Donald Trump is also a far more polarizing president than Barack Obama, having ditched Obama's feints at "some say ...while others say..." ... Read More »

Sena takes u-turn, backs NDA's prez poll nominee

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It is notable that Thackeray had announced that Shiv Sena would not extend its support to Kovind if the Centre was eyeing a vote bank by nominating a Dalit face for the upcoming President polls. It remains to be seen how the Janata Dal (United), Bahujan Samaj Party and Samajwadi Party, which command a total vote value of over 5 percent, will vote, though Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav June 20 described Kovind as "a wonderful choice". Read More »