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Afghanistan developing new scheme to fight the Taliban

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The US now has 8,400 troops in the country, conducting both the "training, advising and assisting" of Afghan security forces and counterterrorism operations against ISIS-K, Al-Qaeda, and other terrorist groups. However, the Obama administration also tried to get the Pakistanis to rein in the Haqqani Network, to little avail. And the killing of more than 160 Afghan National Army soldiers in an attack on a military garrison in Herat, believed to be a more secure region, underlines the ... Read More »

Tick spreading in the US gives people meat allergies

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Wired also reports that Duluth, Minnesota, Hanover, New Hampshire, and the eastern tip of Long Island, had at least 100 cases of this reported past year, noting that scientists aren't sure whether the lone star tick is fully responsible for these cases or if other ticks are now causing the allergy. Read More »

Clinton's emails reportedly the subject of new State Department investigation

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To this very day, the former Secretary of State still has a security clearance to view classified information despite former FBI Director James Comey finding her handling of the information "extremely reckless". Among Clinton's private emails were dozens of documents tagged Top Secret and "Special Access Program", the highest classification. Of the 30,000 emails turned over to the FBI, Comey said that 52 email chains contained classified information. Read More »

Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS) Receives Overweight Rating from JP Morgan Chase & Co

Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS ) has a current ROIC of -61.85. Bank of America Corporation dropped their price target on Clovis Oncology from $103.00 to $75.00 and set a buy rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday. "COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "[[title]]" was first published by [[site]] and is owned by of [[site]]. Now we'll take a look at how the fundamentals are stacking up for Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS ). Read More »

After weeks of secrecy, US Senate to unveil healthcare bill

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With a slim 52-seat majority and staunch Democratic opposition, GOP leaders can afford to lose just two Republican senators and still pass the bill. "I think, right now, nobody really has a finalized healthcare bill and I don't think anybody's seen any kind of final text", Senator John Thune, a Republican from South Dakota and a member of leadership, told reporters . Read More »

Senate close to vote on dismantling health law

They write that the CBO report measures the health care bill against this erroneous and "imaginary baseline". Jeremy Wynes, a Republican candidate USA representative in Illinois' 10th Congressional District, took to social media after the New York Times (NYT) estimated that 45 counties and up to 35,000 people would have no Affordable Care Act (ACA) carriers in 2018. Read More »

Sigh of relief for GOP on health care — Georgia race

The race had been framed by some as a referendum on Trump and his agenda, and the win may ease any GOP fears - for now - that its base wouldn't stay engaged heading into the 2018 midterms. Price won re-election in 2016 by 23 points, but Trump carried the district by just a single percentage point. Democratic candidate for 6th congressional district Jon Ossoff concedes to Republican Karen Handel at his election night party in Atlanta, Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Read More »

Greece gets enough to avoid another bailout trauma

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The release of the money comes just in time for the country to pay its next debt repayment of 7 billion euros, which is due next month. For the longer-term, Dijsselbloem said the 19-nation eurozone had agreed that Greece would get help on making its debts more sustainable, including the possibility of extending repayments by 15 years and linking repayments to Greece's growth. Read More »

After 4 days, Portugal contains wildfire that killed 64

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Maria Jose Andre of Portugal's Air Accident Office said she had been told by the Civil Protection Agency that a Canadair water-dropping plane had crashed in central Portugal while fighting the wildfires. Her office immediately sent a crash investigation team to the area. Civil protection officials have said they expect the blazes to be under control soon, but warn that soaring temperatures are hampering efforts. Read More »

Senate rules could force a health bill change by next week

President Donald Trump's party has been busily crafting a behind-closed-doors healthcare bill without holding any public hearings. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., joined by, from left, Sen. As for the waivers in the House bill that allow states to opt out of certain Obamacare consumer protections, Axios reported Tuesday that they're in the draft for now, but could be stripped out if it's found that such waivers are not in compliance with Senate rules. Read More »

South Sudan no longer in famine, but situation is critical

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In February, South Sudan declared that two counties in Unity State were experiencing starvation. According to the IPC report, worsening conditions are seen across the country; with a number of people facing emergency levels of hunger at 1.7 million up from 1 million in February. Read More »

Goodwill returns $97K to Ohio couple in mistaken donation

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An employee at the Maple Avenue store in Zanesville initially mistook the bag of hundreds for play money as she was sorting through housewares but then realized there was something much more valuable there, the Times Recorder reports . The husband had withdrawn the $100,000 because they are about to move, and purchase a new home. " We are moving closer to Wheeling and we have been saving to buy a house ", Dan Leckrone told First Coast News . Read More »

Bill Cosby judge to rule on whether to release juror names

Lawyers for news outlets argued at a hearing Tuesday that the names should nearly always be public to ensure transparency in the judicial process. Steele also argued that when the panel was selected the jurors were told their privacy would be protected. Read More »

Portugal tries to contain fatal fires, debunks plane crash

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A couple standing on top of a hill look at the damage of the forest fire in Serra do Macario, central Portugal, Tuesday, June 20 2017. Maria Jose Andre of Portugal's Air Accident Office said she had been told by the Civil Protection Agency that a Canadair water-dropping plane had crashed in central Portugal while fighting the wildfires. Read More »

Kyle Chandler to play astronaut Deke Slayton in 'First Man'

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According to Variety , Gosling's Armstrong will be joined by Corey Stoll , who is now in talks to play Buzz Aldrin . Kyle Chandler also is attached to play Deke Slayton. Isaac Klausner is executive producing. Universal vp production Sara Scott will oversee the project for the studio. Stoll's recent credits include " House of Cards ", "Ant-Man", "Cafe Society", " Gold " and " The Strain ". Read More »

China invites Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner to visit Beijing

Their goal, the White House said, was "to continue conversations and hear directly from [Israeli] Prime Minister [Benjamin] Netanyahu and his senior advisers and [Palestinian Authority] President [Mahmoud] Abbas and his senior advisers about their priorities and potential next steps". Read More »

When Modi doubled up as yoga instructor for youths, children

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Bhubaneswar: The world is celebrating the third International Yoga Day today and Odisha is no exception. He urged the people to practice yoga for releasing their tension and staying healthy. "The world will witness a transformation (in India ) and how all the political parties of different ideologies united for the implementation of the GST", he said. Read More »

US sweltering in extreme summer heat

In addition, United had to delay one of its flights , an Embraer 175. National Weather Service meteorologist Kate Guillet said the temperatures are expected to remain hot through the rest of the week - though Tuesday was to be the peak day for heat. Read More »

International Yoga Day celebrated at US Embassy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that Yoga has become a part of many people's lives and Yoga's popularity was high even outside India; and Yoga has connected the world with India. They also give a speech about the goodness of Yoga such that Yoga's aim is not only to heal the body but to purify all three: Mind, body and soul. Meanwhile, the events of International Yoga Day 2017 have started in many countries in the past week. Read More »

Leading US-based index to include Chinese stocks for 1st time

While the index provider already offers exposure to A-shares via other sub-indices, the inclusion in an global benchmark such as the MSCI EM index would be a precedent and would force funds around the world, that track the benchmark and its derivatives, to get exposure to Chinese domestically-listed stocks. Read More »

Air India may be sold to Tata Group, Singapore Airlines

It seems that the Tata Group may be piloting Air India once again. Tata Group chairman N Chandrasekaran has held informal talks with the government, expressing preliminary interest in buying a controlling stake in Air India with 51 per cent equity, the report stated. Read More »