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US Senate approves bill to address Capitol Hill sexual harassment

US Senate approves bill to address Capitol Hill sexual harassment A bill, establishing the new policy, was approved by voice vote and will now go the House, which passed its own legislation previous year, according to The Hill . It would also require members of Congress to reimburse the government for monetary settlements resulting from harassment by them. Now in the United States, sexual harassment settlements involving lawmakers are paid by a Treasury acc... [Full Article...]

Kanye, Kim Kardashian celebrate 4th wedding anniversary

Kanye, Kim Kardashian celebrate 4th wedding anniversary When I came to NY I said to North , "You're going to be the woman of the house, you're in charge". Thank you for inspiring me on a daily, I'm so lucky. "I can't even tell you how over my blonde hair I am!" the KKW Beauty Mogul tweeted in February. While the wedding was attended by the power pair's numerous famous family members and friends, Kanye opened up in a recent interview that he was "... [Full Article...]

Turkish Currency Hits Record Low Amid Erdogan Concerns

Turkish Currency Hits Record Low Amid Erdogan Concerns During a speech in the Presidential Complex in Ankara , Erdogan linked the currency fluctuations to global factors, saying it is not in line with the economic realities of Turkey. A tight stance in monetary policy would be maintained decisively until the inflation outlook displayed a significant improvement, it also noted, while adding that any new data or information may prompt its monetary po... [Full Article...]

Italy train crash: Two killed in train collision with lorry near Turin

Italy train crash: Two killed in train collision with lorry near Turin According to local reports, the train engineer was killed instantly and at least 18 others were injured, two critically. Ambulance dispatches said a total of 18 people were injured, majority not critically. Firemen and rescue personnel operate next to a derailed regional train on the tracks in Caluso, outside Turin, Italy , 24 May 2018. Rescuers were still on the scene several hours later, look... [Full Article...]

Trump says China trade deal is 'too hard to get done'

Trump says China trade deal is 'too hard to get done' The president is coming under fire from Republican and Democratic lawmakers for considering softer sanctions on ZTE Corp ., which have crippled the Chinese telecommunications company. The move effectively ended the company which has ceased operations worldwide whilst it concentrates on appealing or fighting back. The ban was a virtual death sentence for ZTE, which relies on USA parts. [Full Article...]

FRENCH OPEN '18: How much do you know about the Paris Slam?

FRENCH OPEN '18: How much do you know about the Paris Slam? Consequently, (the seeds) will reflect this week's world ranking,"Sport24 quoted Williams, who was world number one when she left the WTA tour a year ago after winning 2017 Australian Open, as saying". "I would like to see that change", Sharapova said at last week's Italian Open. Maria Sharapova , who has often been on the wrong side of a one-sided rivalry with Williams, supported a rule that w... [Full Article...]

Italian president summons Conte for talks on forming govt

Italian president summons Conte for talks on forming govt College spokeswoman Michelle Tsai stated in a press release launched Tuesday that College of Florence legislation professor Guiseppe Conte had obtained permission to make use of NYU's legislation library in the course of the interval listed on his official resume. [Full Article...]

Sonam Kapoor, Anand Ahuja go out on dinner date in Mumbai

Sonam Kapoor, Anand Ahuja go out on dinner date in Mumbai Kareena Kapoor Khan in a still from Veere Di Wedding . While the parents were initially cool about their little boy getting clicked each time he stepped out, they aren't very happy about with the paparazzi for constantly following Taimur and taking pictures of him going to the school, playing or while stepping out to meet his grandparents. [Full Article...]

JC Penney CEO Ellison departs for Lowe's

JC Penney CEO Ellison departs for Lowe's Penney is a hopeless task. "Attracting Marvin is a great win for the entire Lowe's team", said Marshall O. Larsen, lead director of the Lowe's board. Boeing lost 1.1 percent and Home Depot fell 1.4 percent. Ellison is now one of only three black CEOs leading a Fortune 500 company. Ellison holds a BBA degree in marketing from the University of Memphis and a MBA from Emory University. [Full Article...]

Bluster and empty threats: why Trump's China shift could backfire

Bluster and empty threats: why Trump's China shift could backfire In April, the Commerce Department cut off Chinese telecommunications company ZTE Corp. from its American suppliers in response to what Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross called "egregious" violations of US sanctions against doing business in Iran and North Korea. [Full Article...]

Sweden to distribute 'in case of war' leaflets amid security concerns

Sweden to distribute 'in case of war' leaflets amid security concerns The sight of an unidentified submarine in the Stockholm archipelago in the autumn of 2014 exasperated Russian worries, followed by several violations of Swedish airspace by Russian aircraft. "Although Sweden is safer than many other countries, there are still threats to our security and independence", the brochure says. Updates were issued regularly to the general public until 1961, and then t... [Full Article...]

Stoke City Set To Confirm Gary Rowett Appointment On Tuesday

Stoke City Set To Confirm Gary Rowett Appointment On Tuesday Lambert, 48, had 15 games in charge of Stoke but managed to win just two. There's now a clear favourite in the betting to become the next Stoke City manager with reports suggesting the Potters are eyeing up Derby County boss Gary Rowett . [Full Article...]

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe faces new charge of spreading propaganda

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe faces new charge of spreading propaganda In November previous year, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson apologised for telling a Commons committee hearing that Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe had been teaching journalism in Iran - something her family and employer say is incorrect. "It looks like they are just buying time". Asked whether he thought his wife was getting caught up in the worldwide row and was useful to the Iranians, Mr Ratcliffe a... [Full Article...]

Samsung Galaxy J8 unveiled: dual cameras and large battery on a budget

Samsung Galaxy J8 unveiled: dual cameras and large battery on a budget It has a battery of 3,000mAh capacity. The phone bears a similar design as that of Galaxy S8 . As these are budget phones, they both feature a plastic body. There is a 16MP front camera on the A6 while the Galaxy A6 + has a 24MP selfie camera. Lastly, it packs a 3500mAh battery . Both smartphones have rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and face-unlock feature. [Full Article...]

Here's where Prince George and Princess Charlotte went during the royal wedding

Here's where Prince George and Princess Charlotte went during the royal wedding There have been many royal weddings since then - Fergie and Andrew, Sophie and Edward, Kate and William - but this one feels and looks very different from the rest. Harry , too, wore the frockcoat uniform, which Her Majesty The Queen actually had to grant permission for him to get married in (though, no word on whether she gave approval for his unshaven groom aesthetic ). [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle's half-sister 'injured in vehicle accident'

Meghan Markle's half-sister 'injured in vehicle accident' The boyfriend swung the auto to the side to avoid hitting the other vehicle but crashed into a concrete barrier instead. The boyfriend claims he drove Samantha to the E.R. Samantha appeared on Good Morning Britain today via videolink and Piers was left fuming when she attempted to blame the media for her father Thomas Markle's current predicament. [Full Article...]

Sky and HBO to make documentary about Serial subject Adnan Syed

Sky and HBO to make documentary about Serial subject Adnan Syed After featuring on Serial in 2014, his case has been deemed controversial - with the podcast detailing alleged inconsistencies in the trial. The saga of Adnan Syed, who was convicted of the murder of 18-year old Hae Min Lee in 1999, captivated the nation as the focus Sarah Koenig's inaugural season of Serial , which nevertheless left many questions unanswered about the odd, labyrinthian crime... [Full Article...]

Here's Finally The Real Answer to Yanny Or Laurel

Here's Finally The Real Answer to Yanny Or Laurel It's settled: That viral audio clip that everybody is talking about is actually a recording of the word " laurel ", not the nonsense word " yanny ". The audio clip has captured the attention celebrities, musicians and athletes. Meanwhile, some people are coming up with a possible explanation of why someone hears a particular word. Forget your theories people, this isn't Westworld. [Full Article...]

Yanny or Laurel? For Trump the question is not so simple

Yanny or Laurel? For Trump the question is not so simple Story recorded himself saying "Yanny" and "Laurel" for comparison. Story also added that if you change the pitch of the original recording you can hear both words. A short explanation people's brain's perceive pitch and frequency differently and depending on the person you'll hear a different word. The white house staff having a little bit of fun there. [Full Article...]

Pregnant Broadway Actress Injured In Car Crash Loses Unborn Baby

Pregnant Broadway Actress Injured In Car Crash Loses Unborn Baby After her release, her family said in a statement that her unborn baby appeared unharmed . "This past Friday Ruthie and Jonathan lost their baby, Sophia Rosemary Wong Blumenstein ", attorney Ben Rubinowitz said in a statement to THR . [Full Article...]


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