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Russian Election Commission Says Navalny Can't Run For President


The Central Electoral Commission has ruled he may not stand because he was found guilty of embezzlement and given a suspended sentence. He called the case politically motivated. He was also sentenced to 30 days' administrative arrest for his role in organizing anti-corruption demonstrations across Russian Federation on June 12, a national holiday. Read More »

Fridge-freezer maker offers condolences in tower fire


While the new information provides details about the fire's source, McCormack said the investigation is working to determine why the blaze spread so quickly, and with such tragic effects. "Such is the devastation inside, our forensic search and recovery may not be complete by the end of the year", she said. Detective Superintendent Fiona McCormack, who is overseeing the investigation into the fire at Grenfell Tower, said: "Our investigation is seeking to establish how the fire started and ... Read More »

Phoenix heat stops planes from flying

Research published on Monday showed that half the world's population will face life-threatening heat waves by 2100 unless carbon pollution is curbed. In Phoenix , Arizona, state weather service forecast the mark 120 degrees in the desert city along with unsafe heat waves that can cause health hazards in the region along with the whole southwestern part of the country. Read More »

No mention of Donald Trump's state visit in Queen's Speech

The government has said "wherever practical the same rules and laws will apply after exit, therefore maximising certainty for individuals and businesses ". The prime minister apologised for the response to the fire, saying it had been a "failure of the state, local and national, to help people when they needed it most". Read More »

76ers make Fultz first pick in NBA Draft

The Sixers have selected Markelle Fultz with the first overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft . The NBA draft is fast approaching and the Los Angeles Lakers are in the thick of the NBA chatter. 3 overall in 2015 and 2014, respectively. Although Washington struggled previous year, Fultz shined. The first player taken who had spent a sophomore year in college was 12th pick Luke Kennard of Duke, taken by Detroit. Read More »

$1.63 EPS Expected for JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)


The stock declined 0.16% or $0.14 reaching $86.98 on the news. For the past month, shares are 1.47%. It is down 45.65% since June 23, 2016 and is uptrending. Meyer Handelman holds 1.42% or 372,232 shares in its portfolio. The VC1 of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) or 38,309 shares. 129.15 million shares or 2.90% less from 133.01 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Read More »

Rain from tropical storm forecast in West Virginia


By midday Thursday the storm had cut Gulf of Mexico oil production by 16 percent, representing around 288,000 barrels per day of output, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement said. TORNADOES: A few tornadoes are possible through tonight from the lower MS and Tennessee Valley regions to the central Gulf Coast. Offshore natural gas production in the GoM declined from about 3 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) earlier in the week to as low as 2.3 Bcf/d on June 21 before rising ... Read More »

GOP senators oppose new health care bill

US Senate Republicans have unveiled legislation that would replace Obamacare with a plan that scales back aid to the poor and kills a tax on the wealthy, but the bill's fate was quickly thrown into question as some senators voiced scepticism. Read More »

SpaceX aims for rarefied air with upcoming launches

A joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Boeing and a major competitor to SpaceX , United Launch Alliance's CEO Tony Bruno wished SpaceX well, writing on Twitter, "Good Luck & congrats upon success". It's the start of SpaceX's most ambitious sequence of launches yet, potentially flying twice within 48 hours from two coasts, and three times in less than two weeks. Read More »

One killed as Storm Cindy makes landfall in southern US

CDT. The National Weather Service , however, still advises residents to remain vigilant for tropical bands of severe weather that could form up over the city. "This state of emergency will guarantee state resources are on standby and are ready to assist impacted communities if necessary", Ivey said in a statement . Read More »

Write stuff: Microsoft's Whiteboard app for Windows 10 devices has leaked


For clarity, the 3D pipeline will be display as a separate component from the video codec engines. Bing search is also built into Whiteboard, enabling users to search for Creative Commons images without leaving the app. The app is available for all to download, but it would appear that it only functions for those using a Microsoft account tied to the Xbox Insider program. Read More »

Markelle Fultz forgets something in his Instagram caption

Last season, for the first time in 20 years, Philly held the No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft. The selection comes after the Celtics traded the top pick to Philadelphia earlier in the week for the No. 2 pick Lonzo Ball who was taken by the L.A. Lakers . At 6-foot-6 (1.98 m), Ball plays a style that harkens back to the "Showtime" days of the Lakers, dishing off no-look passes, launching threes and finishing at the hoop with rim-jarring slam dunks. Read More »

Cindy Brings Flood Of Trouble To Gulf Coast

The National Weather Service issued a tropical storm watch Tuesday morning for the Houston region, which includes Harris, Chambers, Liberty and Galveston counties. It is expected to move into southeastern Arkansas early Friday and into Tennessee later that day. Though strong tornadoes, winds of 80 miles per hour and golf ball-sized hail are not in the forecast, heavy amounts of rain is. Read More »

Matteo Darmian asks Jose Mourinho to leave Manchester United for Juventus


And according to Italian outlet Calcio Mercato, Juventus are trying to put together another deal to sign Darmian after having an initial loan bid rejected. But now it's understood Mourinho is happy to keep the player at the club. Antonio Valencia is United's first choice right-back and the Ecuadorian is likely to continue in his position next season, which will mean Darmian will be relegated to the bench again. Read More »

Thousands Attend Otto Warmbier's Funeral

Heartbreak in OH on Thursday as more than 2,000 mourners helped Otto Warmbier's family say goodbye to their son, who died Monday just days after being returned from North Korea in a coma. Pyongyang's official Rodong Sinmun newspaper claimed Mr Trump might launch a pre-emptive strike on North Korea to divert attention from his domestic difficulties, and warned South Korea "that following psychopath Trump. Read More »

Europe's damning verdict: Britain threw in the towel in Brexit talks


The global development secretary, Priti Patel, said: "The UK has been at the forefront of responding to the migration crisis and our work to date has helped reduce total migrant numbers to Europe since 2015". After leading the pack, Le Pen made it into the second round of the French presidential elections last month but lost heavily to Emmanuel Macron. Read More »

Travis steps down as UBER CEO amidst increased investor pressure

Travis Kalanick yesterday stepped down as CEO of the ride-hailing company he helped found. Uber's founder Travis Kalanick has reportedly vacated his role as CEO, following a string of scandals at the vehicle service company. Cab aggregator Uber is keen on signing up Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg as its new CEO, according to a source-based report in New York Post . Read More »

United Kingdom accepts EU's timetable for Brexit negotiations


Speaking to the European Commission vice-president Frans Timmermans, Mr Barnier outlined the priorities discussed during the first day of talks, including the settlement of the so-called Brexit bill and defending the rights of both EU citizens in the United Kingdom, and British expats living and working in the EU27. Read More »

NASA Discovers 10 Potential Planets That May Be Habitable


NASA's Kepler space telescope can find a needle in a haystack, if a needle was a planet and a haystack was the seemingly endless expanse of space. Nasa has announced the discovery of 219 new suspected planets outside our solar system, reports citing the Independent . Read More »

Flint airport stabbing suspect tried to buy gun in US, FBI says


A Canadian man from Tunisian origins man entered an airport in MI on Wednesday morning, shouted " Allahu akbar " and jabbed a security officer in the neck, according to USA federal prosecutors labelled the act terrorist . He has resided in the building with his wife and three children for close to six years, his landlord, Luciano Piazza, told Reuters news agency. "So in some way, the good Lord was looking over all of us because we had a lot of resources that were on site and already on the ... Read More »

Mysterious 'unseen planetary mass' lurking at edge of solar system


But measurements of icy objects beyond Neptune hint that there might be a planet closer in - something the size of Mars , according to New Scientist. Their Large Synoptic Telescope (LSST) which is now being under construction in Chile, will be the one to find them, researchers seem certain. Run by a consortium that includes the UA and scheduled for first light in 2020, the instrument will take unprecedented, real-time surveys of the sky, night after night. Read More »