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Games of Thrones tops Emmy list with 19 nominations

Jul 10, 2014

Games of Thrones tops Emmy list with 19 nominations

Nominations for the 66th Emmy awards were announced on Thursday and HBO leads the pack with 99 nominations, including 19 for Game of Thrones. #Mad Men #Game of Thrones #Downton Abbey #House of Cards #Breaking Bad #True Detective
With Rs 4000 cr set aside for low-cost housing, Jaitley is at his populist best

Jul 10, 2014

With Rs 4000 cr set aside for low-cost housing, Jaitley is at his populist best

Jaitley has set aside Rs. 4000 crore for low-cost housing routed through the National Housing Bank, and has extended additional tax incentive on housing loans. #Economy #India #Finance #Narendra Modi #Arun Jaitley #Low-Cost Housing #Budget 2014 #populist #4000 crore
Fukushima farmer takes on nuclear plant operator over wife's suicide

Jul 10, 2014

Fukushima farmer takes on nuclear plant operator over wife's suicide

YAMAKIYA Japan (Reuters) - A Japanese court is due to rule next month on a claim that Tokyo Electric Power is responsible for a woman's suicide, in a landmark case that could force the utility to publicly admit culpability for deaths related to the Fukushima nuclear disaster. In July 2011, nearly four months after the massive earthquake and tsunami that triggered a series of catastrophic failures at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, Hamako Watanabe returned to her still-radioactive hilltop home, doused herself in kerosene and set herself on fire #facebook #United States #India #Business #Technology #France #markets #Latin America #House #Mexico
Iraqi forces struggle to fightback as political deadlock continues

Jul 07, 2014

Iraqi forces struggle to fightback as political deadlock continues

Iraqi forces have regrouped after the debacle that saw some soldiers abandon their positions, weapons and uniforms as militants conquered Iraq's second city of Mosul and advanced to within about 80 kilometres (50 miles) of the capital Baghdad. #White House #World #Barack Obama #Terrorism #Syria #President Obama #Jay Carney #NewsTracker #USA #Iraq #United States of America #Drone Strikes #Jihadists #kurdish #Mosul #Militancy in Iraq #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #US withdrawal from Iraq #Indian nurses

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Iraq live: Did ISIL's attempt to release 39 Indian workers fail?

Jul 10, 2014

Citizen partners in crimefighting

Louis: Mayor de Blasio’s announcement of a $210 million attack on violence in New York’s most crime-prone public housing developments marks a welcome first step — but only a first step — toward containing a disturbing 31% increase in shootings...
Iraq live: Did ISIL's attempt to release 39 Indian workers fail?

Jul 10, 2014

House lawsuit over Obamacare to focus on employer mandate delay

House leaders announced Thursday that their planned lawsuit against President Obama would focus on his failure to enforce provisions of the Affordable Care Act, renewing a fight over his landmark health law...
Iraq live: Did ISIL's attempt to release 39 Indian workers fail?

Jul 09, 2014

GOP pans Obama's $3.7-billion border request, wants kids sent home

The White House request for $3.7 billion to handle the crisis at the southern border has found little support in Congress, touching off what could be a lengthy negotiation to find a compromise... #Barack Obama #U.S. Republican Party