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World Minnesota AG Takes CenturyLink to Court for Alleged Overbilling
Author: 0 Minnesota AG Takes CenturyLink to Court for Alleged Overbilling

The NYSE-listed firm - which is in the midst of a US$34bn merger with Level 3 Communications Inc. - is already facing a US$12bn class action lawsuit alleging that consumers were hit by charges for costly unwanted services. The cases were for individuals that were overcharged and the company refused to reimburse them. One employee wrote that they received numerous complaints each day and that "maybe 1 out of 5 are quoted correctly or close enough", adding that "I have one today quoted $39 and ...

World China Says Imports From North Korea Fall as Sanctions Enforced
Author: 0 China Says Imports From North Korea Fall as Sanctions Enforced

Notably, China's coal imports from North Korea dropped precipitously, with only 2.7 million tons being shipped in the first half of 2017, down 75 percent from 2016. He said Chinese imports from the North fell 36.5 percent in March, 41.6 percent in April and 31.6 percent in May. Huang said month-on-month figures showed an even sharper decline.

World Corruption Conviction Overturned for Ex-NY Assembly Speaker
Author: 0 Corruption Conviction Overturned for Ex-NY Assembly Speaker

Silver had been sentenced to 12 years in prison, and was forced to give up his Assembly seat. Lawyers for Silver had made the McDonnell ruling a key component of their appeal. Silver's attorney Steven Molo, a founding partner of the firm MoloLamken, did not immediately respond to a request for comment. No matter how very bad these facts may have appeared on paper, the Second Circuit ruled as "erroneous" the convictions that resulted from them.

World Lawmakers intend to question Trump campaign chairman
Author: 0 Lawmakers intend to question Trump campaign chairman

In a letter requesting the information from the Department of Homeland Security and the State Department, Grassley says that Veselnitskaya was granted a parole letter in 2015, after having initially been denied a visa, to participate in a court case in the United States.

World The Afghan All-Girl Robotics Team Finally Gets Its US Visas
Author: 0 The Afghan All-Girl Robotics Team Finally Gets Its US Visas

It takes place July 16-18 in Washington, D.C. However, the move sparked an worldwide outcry and only after U.S President Donald Trump reportedly stepped in on Wednesday night ( Kabul time) was the initial decision overturned and visas were ordered to be issued.

World Disgraced Ex-FIFA Executive Chuck Blazer Has Died At 72
Author: 0 Disgraced Ex-FIFA Executive Chuck Blazer Has Died At 72

At a November 2013 court hearing during which Blazer entered guilty pleas to 10 federal charges, the disgraced executive said he had rectal cancer, diabetes and coronary artery disease. After pleading guilty to bribery, money laundering and tax evasion in 2013, he struck a deal with U.S. prosecutors and went undercover to expose the organisation.

World Wyoming's Andrew Wingard on Nagurski Trophy watch list
Author: 0 Wyoming's Andrew Wingard on Nagurski Trophy watch list

It's preseason award watch list time and LSU landed three players on lists announced on Thursday morning. Toliver is one of 30 defensive backs on the list while Key is one of 29 linebackers. The annual Bronko Nagurski presentation will be held on December 4, 2017 at the Charlotte Convention Center. As a sophomore in 2015, he finished with 59 tackles, including 47 assisted, a tackle for loss, an interception and four pass breakups.

World Four servicemembers killed in MS plane crash identified
Author: 0 Four servicemembers killed in MS plane crash identified

It was the deadliest Marine crash - in the USA or overseas - since 2005. Leflore County Emergency Management Agency Director Frank Randle told reporters at a briefing late Monday that 16 bodies had been recovered after the KC-130 spiraled into the ground about 85 miles (135 kilometers) north of Jackson in the Mississippi Delta.

World Tuesday's weather forecast: Rain, heat and humidity
Author: 0 Tuesday's weather forecast: Rain, heat and humidity

The feels like temperatures will reach the lower 100s. Skies will be partly sunny and dry for most of the time, with some spotty showers and storms, said Rich Hoffman, News. Beachgoers should aim to be out on the sand early: Klystron 9 Radar indicates upwards of a 50 percent chance of rain starting at noon, peaking at 3 p.m with a 90 percent chance.

World International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) Ducks Under The Trend Line
Author: 0 International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) Ducks Under The Trend Line

It has underperformed by 11.84% the S&P500. Class A (FB) stake by 21.82% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Daruma Capital Management Llc holds 2.83% of its portfolio in Comfort Systems USA, Inc. $895,900 worth of International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM). Tci Wealth Advisors reported 1.94% stake. Comerica Retail Bank has 33,090 shares.

World Flood situation critical in Assam, death toll 44
Author: 0 Flood situation critical in Assam, death toll 44

The surging waters breached an embankment in lower Majuli on Wednesday morning that inundated vast tracts of the island. Divisional Forest Officer Rohini B Saikia said that most of the strayed animals are crossing the National Highway 37 and are taking shelter in Karbi hills.

World Trump admin removes Russian cyber firm from approved list
Author: 0 Trump admin removes Russian cyber firm from approved list

The company said in a statement , "Kaspersky Lab has no ties to any government, and the company has never helped, nor will help, any government in the world with its cyberespionage efforts". US officials have yet to publicly present any evidence indicating concerning links between Kaspersky Lab employees and elements of the Russian government.

World Pence brings his plea for health care bill to Lexington
Author: 0 Pence brings his plea for health care bill to Lexington

Bevin has asked the federal government for permission to change how Medicaid works in Kentucky by requiring most beneficiaries to pay monthly premiums costing between $1 and $15 per month. "Democrats in Congress would rather let Obamacare continue to implode than admit their mistake and help the Republican majority rescue the American people from this failed policy", Pence said.

World Premier Oil shares surge on 'world class' oil discovery offshore Mexico
Author: 0 Premier Oil shares surge on 'world class' oil discovery offshore Mexico

When Premier Oil and its partners spudded the Zama-1 exploration well in May, the estimates were for as much as 500 million barrels of oil in place. Premier Oil PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 42.75 and a 1-year high of GBX 99.50. Block 2 and Block 7 are in the Sureste Basin, a prolific proven hydrocarbon province, in the shallow waters off the coast of Mexico's Veracruz and Tabasco states, respectively.

World Expansion plan highlights crowded West Bank city's plight
Author: 0 Expansion plan highlights crowded West Bank city's plight

A third Palestinian was shot in the leg and is in moderate condition. One of the two had been evacuated in serious condition and later succumbed to his wounds, medical sources said. The Israeli army claimed that many Palestinian protesters hurled homemade explosives and Molotov cocktail on the military vehicles. The army would not provide details on why the soldiers were in the area at the time.

World Aston Martin shows off the near-production Valkyrie
Author: 0 Aston Martin shows off the near-production Valkyrie

The seats are mounted directly onto the carbon fibre tub, standard seatbelts are actually four-point harnesses and a six-point harness is optional. To this end all switchgear is located on the steering wheel, with all the vital signs shown on a single OLED display screen.

World USA pushing peninsula to 'tipping point' of nuclear war, says N Korea
Author: 0 USA pushing peninsula to 'tipping point' of nuclear war, says N Korea

Geng said that China was not the focus of the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue nor the one country that escalated the tension. The national media of North Korea said it had criticized the U.S. Developing its own nuclear arsenal as a defense shield became a national obsession for North Korea. North Korean media said the Hwasong-14 missile is able to strike the "heart of the United States ", with experts estimating the missile may reach as far as Alaska.

World 255 survived tower fire: London police
Author: 0 255 survived tower fire: London police

She has been appointed to lead the council after her predecessor Nick Paget-Brown resigned in the wake of intense pressure as the council's response the disaster was widely decried as inadequate. "Ministers have failed to take responsibility for getting blocks fully tested, or for funding the remedial work needed when buildings fail these tests", he added.

World Man Kills Bald Eagle for Hunting Fish in His Pond
Author: 0 Man Kills Bald Eagle for Hunting Fish in His Pond

Fish and Wildlife Service. When that failed, he shot to kill. Thacker, 62, shot a bald eagle down from his property after wounding it at first. But the adult male eagle, shot through the pelvis and the left wing, was still alive. The medical examiner speculated that the gunshot wounds would not have been immediately fatal to the eagle and determined that the immediate cause of death was blunt force trauma to the head resulting in a fractured skull and associated hemorrhage.

World Brazil House Speaker Maia stands up to Temer on labor reform
Author: 0 Brazil House Speaker Maia stands up to Temer on labor reform

Senators still had to debate whether any amendments should be made. The proposal to modernize Brazil's labor laws, some of which date back to the 1940s, is backed by Brazilian businesses so they can lower labor costs that allegedly undercut their ability to compete in foreign markets.

World GOP super PAC targets Mo Brooks for past anti-Trump remarks
Author: 0 GOP super PAC targets Mo Brooks for past anti-Trump remarks

I give you my word, and I don't give my word lightly. "The Republican primary for U.S. Senate in Alabama will be the first test to see whether someone as stridently anti-Trump as Mo Brooks can survive in a state that is so overwhelmingly supportive of the President", PAC head Stephen Law said in a statement.

World Trump, France's Macron to discuss Syria and terrorism during Paris visit
Author: 0 Trump, France's Macron to discuss Syria and terrorism during Paris visit

The meeting will focus on Syria and counter-terrorism efforts, the White House official said . Later in the evening, President Macron and French First Lady will host a private dinner for Trump and Melania. France is part of the USA -led coalition that has been carrying out airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria and Iraq since late 2014. Trump and Macron are both in their first year in office and have shown policy differences when it comes to worldwide efforts to combat ...

World Buffalo man among 3 killed fighting ISIS in Syria
Author: 0 Buffalo man among 3 killed fighting ISIS in Syria

He took the nom de guerre Demhat Goldman. In a video message, he sent his love to his family, especially his daughter, apologizing for not being there for her. A British man has died while fighting against the Islamic State in Syria , a Kurdish military force has said. On July 4, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), supported by the coalition, breached the Old City wall in Syria's Raqqa , advancing into its most heavily fortified enclave and overcoming the defenses of the terrorists.