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Can Obama un-rig the GOP’s gerrymandered map? Here are the wins the Dems need first

Can Obama un-rig the GOP’s gerrymandered map? Here are the wins the Dems need first

News July 14, 2017 at 5:37 am 0 comments

Excerpted from "Ratf**ked: Why Your Vote Doesn’t Count" by David Daley (Liveright/WW Norton). Copyright 2017 David Daley. Excerpted with permission of the publisher.

On another dreary, drizzly morning in Washington, weeks after the election, a fog stubbornly refuses to lift, …

Air Canada pilot didn’t tell fliers of close call in San Francisco: passenger

Air Canada pilot didn’t tell fliers of close call in San Francisco: passenger

News July 13, 2017 at 5:29 am 0 comments

Departing and parked aircraft intersect at San Francisco International Airport, on July 11, 2017. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

A top California state official said Wednesday he was a passenger on an Air Canada jet that nearly landed on a taxiway where …

GST impact on jewellery: Selling gold items to attract 3 pct impost, says Hasmukh Adhia

GST impact on jewellery: Selling gold items to attract 3 pct impost, says Hasmukh Adhia

News July 12, 2017 at 8:16 pm 0 comments

Explaining further Adhia said a jeweller buying old jewellery from someone will charge 3 per cent GST under reverse charge.

Selling of old jewellery or bullion will attract a 3 per cent GST on the value realised, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh …

Kittel and Froome bask in Tour milestones

Kittel and Froome bask in Tour milestones

News July 12, 2017 at 11:16 am 0 comments

While professional cycling was always the dream, Marcel Kittel says he never imagined becoming one of Germany’s most successful riders after claiming his 13th Tour de France stage victory on Tuesday.

The 29-year-old Quick-Step Floors sprinter timed his late push …

Gary Neville: hotel for homeless was purely the right thing to do

Gary Neville: hotel for homeless was purely the right thing to do

News July 12, 2017 at 8:27 am 0 comments

It was one of the more unexpected football headlines of recent years: Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs opening a “hotel for the homeless”.

The Manchester United stars-turned-property developers had allowed a group of 50 rough sleepers to camp out in …

New Information In A Bizarre Story About A Quest To Hunt Down Hillary Clinton’s Deleted Emails

New Information In A Bizarre Story About A Quest To Hunt Down Hillary Clinton’s Deleted Emails

News July 12, 2017 at 5:29 am 0 comments

New details have emerged about a Republican opposition researcher’s failed attempt to get Hillary Clinton deleted emails from Russian computer hackers who claimed to have the documents.

Earlier this month, The Wall Street Journal broke the story that a longtime …

‘Charming’ heavy particle discovered at world’s largest atom smasher

‘Charming’ heavy particle discovered at world’s largest atom smasher

News July 11, 2017 at 5:13 pm 0 comments

The world’s largest atom smasher has revealed a new kind of particle, and so far, it leads a charmed existence.

The discovery of the particle, which is made up of two so-called charm quarks, validates the predictions of the Standard …

Theresa May’s first year was awful. Her next promises far worse

Theresa May’s first year was awful. Her next promises far worse

News July 11, 2017 at 8:23 am 0 comments

A year ago today Theresa May was anointed unopposed. What a wretched anniversary, marking an inert year in which absolutely nothing has been done for the country, and even less for her party as she squandered its majority. Beyond the …

Aaron Judge smashes his way to Home Run Derby title

Aaron Judge smashes his way to Home Run Derby title

News July 11, 2017 at 5:29 am 0 comments

New York Yankees’ Aaron Judge celebrates after winning the T-Mobile Home Run Derby at Marlins Park in Miami, Florida, on July 10, 2017. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Aaron Judge dominated the All-Star Home Run Derby in the same manner he has …

Many long-term carers not had a day off in five years

Many long-term carers not had a day off in five years

News July 11, 2017 at 2:32 am 0 comments

Almost a third of long-term carers (32%) have not had a day off in five years, according to a new report.

The study found a lack of respite available for the 3,841 people surveyed who have been caring for five …