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Regional unemployment up a bit in June

Regional unemployment up a bit in June Hancock and Wyandot counties tied for the lowest unemployment rates in the area at 3.9 percent, both up from 3.2 percent. That dwarfs the drop in unemployment of 0.2 percent by a full half-a-percentage point. May's regional unemployment rate was 6 percent. The last three are all major energy producing counties and have been especially hard-hit by the downturn in the state's energy industries. [Full Article...]

WWE Battleground 2017 Results: The Great Khali Returns, John Cena Wins

WWE Battleground 2017 Results: The Great Khali Returns, John Cena Wins To be fair, it was a good match. This was by far the match of the night, and the title change was a nice surprise, The selling was great (Kofi on the powerbomb) and it was nonstop excitement. Shane announced that as both Jericho and Styles are both entitled their rematches he would be giving them both their deserved shot in a triple threat match against Owens, that would take place not next week... [Full Article...]

Trump's Boy Scouts Speech Didn't Seem Geared To The Scouts

Trump's Boy Scouts Speech Didn't Seem Geared To The Scouts Trump was cheered by the crowd, but his comments put an organization that studiously avoids political conflict in an awkward position. "Since then, an invitation to speak has been extended to every U.S. He repeatedly trashed the media and, just as he does at his political rallies, directed the crowd's attention to the reporters in attendance as he did so. [Full Article...]

Ukrainian Government did not help any candidates in United States election - embassy

Ukrainian Government did not help any candidates in United States election - embassy Roughly half of those who voted for President Donald Trump in November believe that he won the popular vote, according to a Politico/Morning Consult poll released Wednesday. "I would have done even better in the election, if that is possible, if the victor was based on popular vote - but would campaign differently", he said. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump bans transgender people from serving in USA military: Hollywood reacts

Donald Trump bans transgender people from serving in USA military: Hollywood reacts He contended that the military "cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail". Conservative lawmakers praised the delay and pushed to block the policy, arguing that allowing transgender people to serve would require millions to be added to the military's budget if the government had to fund transgender-related surgeries. [Full Article...]

US Supreme Court will not stop execution of Akron child killer

US Supreme Court will not stop execution of Akron child killer Kasich denied clemency to Phillips twice and his spokesman says he will monitor Wednesday's execution. Since McGuire's death, OH has undergone court battles and an extended search for chemicals in order to enact the death penalty while complying with the U.S. [Full Article...]

Senate Judiciary Committee to Drop Subpoena of Paul Manafort

Senate Judiciary Committee to Drop Subpoena of Paul Manafort In an 11-page statement , he acknowledged his Russian contacts during the campaign and immediately after the election, in which he served as a liaison between the transition and foreign governments. In announcing the subpoenas earlier, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley , R-Iowa, and the top Democrat on the panel, California's Dianne Feinstein , issued a joint statement Tuesda... [Full Article...]

Man Arrested For Smuggling Live King Cobras In Potato Chip Containers

Man Arrested For Smuggling Live King Cobras In Potato Chip Containers Rodrigo Franco, 34, the man named in an affidavit according to CNN, was taken into custody after the United States Customs and Border Protection inspected a package from Hong Kong on 2 March. Officials say the shipment was discovered earlier this year but an arrest in the case of the illegally transported snakes-as well as other exotic species-wasn't made until Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Israel removes metal detectors from holy site entrance

Israel removes metal detectors from holy site entrance It violates the individual's personal space. "Let's defend Palestine just as we defend Mecca and Medina". "It is our right to reject". The king stressed "the need to find an immediate solution and remove the reasons for the ongoing crisis at the Haram al-Sharif compound", the statement said . [Full Article...]

Fixing Blame Won't Fix the Subways

Fixing Blame Won't Fix the Subways He also asked Lhota to form a reorganization plan for the MTA by July 31. He noted that for years, monthly statistics over time on delays and fires were going "down and down and down" and then this year, they stared to see a "slight hockey puck coming up". [Full Article...]

Senate Votes to Proceed on Obamacare Repeal

Senate Votes to Proceed on Obamacare Repeal Sen. John McCain stands poised to deliver for his party and his president on the health care issue that's defined the GOP for the past seven years. Moderate Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, remained opposed to beginning debate on any option McConnell has revealed so far, and other Republicans remained uncommitted. [Full Article...]

Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban assault

Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban assault According to reports, the militants attacked an outpost in Khakrez district, north of Kandahar, overnight, from multiple directions. UNAMA put the civilian death toll at 92, saying it was the deadliest incident to hit the country since 2001. [Full Article...]

Donald Jr., Manafort Won't Testify in Public - or Under Oath

Donald Jr., Manafort Won't Testify in Public - or Under Oath Charles Grassley and ranking Democrat Sen. Grassley and Feinstein said late Friday: "We will not issue subpoenas for them tonight requiring their presence at Wednesday's hearing but reserve the right to do so in the future". The Associated Press reports that on Tuesday morning, Manafort provided the committee with contemporaneous notes from the June Trump Tower meeting past year that has invit... [Full Article...]

Russians Pranked Rick Perry Into A Phone Call About Pig Poop

Russians Pranked Rick Perry Into A Phone Call About Pig Poop USA Today noted that Russian media also reported that the pranksters informed Perry that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko had created a new type of fuel from a mix of home-brewed alcohol and pig manure (which does not exist). In the latest case with Perry, it related to Ukraine's energy security. An audio recording of their encounter with Perry has been posted to YouTube . [Full Article...]

United Nations warns of escalation if no Jerusalem mosque solution by Friday

United Nations warns of escalation if no Jerusalem mosque solution by Friday Jordan and Israel share a long border, various water and natural gas projects, and cooperate to stem Iran's growing influence and the spread of Islamic State militancy in the region. The strife, including the deaths of three Israelis and four Palestinians in violence on Friday and Saturday, have raised worldwide alarm and prompted the U.N. [Full Article...]

President Donald Trump Announces Military Transgender Policy

President Donald Trump Announces Military Transgender Policy The president wrote on Twitter that such service would cause "disruption" and burden the USA with "tremendous medical costs". Defense Secretary Jim Mattis decided late last month to give the military chiefs another six months to conduct a review to determine if letting transgender people enlist in the armed services will affect the "readiness or lethality" of the force. [Full Article...]

European Union launches proceedings against Poland over judicial reform

European Union launches proceedings against Poland over judicial reform European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans has given Poland one month to reduce concern about the measures being pushed through by the right-wing government in Warsaw, or face sanctions. Duda has previously cast a veto against the two laws sharply criticized the judicial reform is about the reorganization of the Supreme court and the National Council of the judiciary, explaining that... [Full Article...]

Amazon has no problem hiring in United Kingdom despite Brexit uncertainties

Amazon has no problem hiring in United Kingdom despite Brexit uncertainties It will house teams of software development engineers, user-interface experts, data analysts and graphic designers. Doug Gurr, Amazon UK country manager, said in a statement: "We are creating thousands of new UK jobs including hundreds of apprenticeship opportunities as we continue to innovate for our customers and provide them with even faster delivery, more selection and better value". [Full Article...]

Wasserman Schultz staffer arrested, then fired

Wasserman Schultz staffer arrested, then fired According to a February Politico report , Awan and several other staffers, including his wife, were under investigation for equipment and data theft from Democratic House members. "Alvi was permitted to board the flight to Qatar and she and her daughters have not returned to the United States", the affidavit says. It did not appear to go in depth into the other matters investigators have been... [Full Article...]

Trump may support Russian Federation sanctions legislation

Trump may support Russian Federation sanctions legislation In mid-June, the US Senate overwhelmingly passed tough sanctions , but the text stalled in the House of Representatives, until agreement was reached on Saturday. According to a memo written by the European Commission, and reported on by the FT, "the measures could impact a potentially large number of European companies doing legitimate business under EU measures with Russian entities in the rai... [Full Article...]


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