Day: April 24, 2018

The Latest: Watchdog: VA nominee Jackson was unprofessional

The Latest on Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump’s pick to be secretary of Veterans Affairs (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A 2012 watchdog report ordered up by Veterans Affairs nominee Dr. Ronny Jackson found that both he and a rival physician exhibited “unprofessional behaviors” as they engaged in a power struggle over the White House […]

Liverpool’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain stretchered off against Roma

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was stretchered off during the first half of Liverpool’s Champions League semi-final first-leg tie with Roma. The England international suffered what appeared to be a knee injury when tackling Aleksandar Kolarov in the 18th minute and received lengthy treatment on the pitch. Oxlade-Chamberlain was given further attention on the touchline after hobbling off, […]

US Financial Markets Plummet After Trump-Macron Meeting

US Financial Markets Plummet After Trump-Macron Meeting © AP Photo / Richard DrewBusiness23:01 24.04.2018(updated 23:29 24.04.2018) Get short URL180 US stock prices fell sharply on Tuesday as French President Emmanuel Macron visited US President Donald Trump. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 424 points (1.7 percent) to 24,025 while the S&P index dropped 35 points (1.3 […]

Business Dialogues With India, Vietnam on Eastern Economic Forum Agenda

Business Dialogues With India, Vietnam on Eastern Economic Forum Agenda © Sputnik / Alexander KryazhevBusiness23:30 24.04.2018Get short URL 0 0 0 MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Business dialogues with delegations from Europe, Vietnam, India and South Africa were included on the agenda of the upcoming Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in Vladivostok, Russian Far East Development Deputy Minister […]

Erdogan Pays Tribute to Armenian Victims on Genocide Remembrance Day

Erdogan Pays Tribute to Armenian Victims on Genocide Remembrance Day © Sputnik / Asatur EsayantsMiddle East22:58 24.04.2018Get short URL1 0 0 MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan paid tribute Tuesday to the Armenians who died in the Ottoman Empire during World War I on the occasion of the international Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day. […]

Finland Stops Experiment on Paying Universal Basic Income – Social Agency

Finland Stops Experiment on Paying Universal Basic Income – Social AgencyCC0Europe23:01 24.04.2018Get short URL 0 02 HELSINKI (Sputnik) – The Finnish authorities decided not to prolong the social experiment with the universal basic income, in which people receive unconditional monthly payment from the government, the Social Insurance Institution of Finland (Kela) said on Tuesday. In […]

Armenia’s Opposition Leader, Acting Prime Minister Talks Canceled – Party

Armenia’s Opposition Leader, Acting Prime Minister Talks Canceled – Party © Sputnik / Anton DenisovEurope23:12 24.04.2018Get short URL 0 10 YEREVAN (Sputnik) – Talks between opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan and acting prime minister of Armenia Karen Karapetyan have been canceled, press secretary of the opposition Civil Contract party Tigran Avinyan told Sputnik on Tuesday. “Negotiations […]

EPA chief signs proposal limiting science used in decisions

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has signed a proposed rule that would restrict the types of scientific studies regulators can use to determine the impact of pesticide and pollution exposure on human health. Pruitt says the change would increase transparency in the agency’s decision-making by requiring all underlying data used in scientific studies to […]