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PM Modi uses 'unverified' WhatsApp message to make case for cashless economy

PM Modi uses 'unverified' WhatsApp message to make case for cashless economy

Launching into a question-answer mode, the Prime Minister asked the crowd, "Is it a crime to fight corruption which has been plaguing the country for the last 70 years?" The government has said money recovered from those hoarding it post demonetisation exercise would be used for people's welfare like infrastructure development.


US unemployment rate falls to nine-year low

US unemployment rate falls to nine-year low

That would be slightly better than the initial estimate for October's job gains of 161,000. The drop in the unemployment rate appeared sudden as it had shown little movement over the past year, and the number of people in the workforce - the labour force participation rate - was little changed at 62.7 per cent.


Hailey native Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl seeks pardon from Pres. Obama

Hailey native Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl seeks pardon from Pres. Obama

Army lieutenant stationed at a remote outpost in Afghanistan in 2009 when he left his post and walked away without permission, setting off a massive military rescue operation that included thousands of soldiers conducting hundreds of raids across the country, often under unsafe circumstances.


Democratic anti-Trump electors raising money off the effort

Democratic anti-Trump electors raising money off the effort

Ms Guerra is now the third faithless elector in her state who is demonstrating a protest vote against Mr Trump. Colorado Democratic elector Michael Baca announced he plans to create a fundraising group to help "faithless electors" pay fines associated with their decision to vote in a way other than directed by their respective states, according to a Hill report Thursday.


Russia warns of planned cyber attacks on its banks

Russia warns of planned cyber attacks on its banks

The Russian intelligence service said it has stopped a planned cyberattack on that nation's banks that was slated to launch on December 5. The FSB also said that a disinformation and propaganda campaign was part of the plan, in which the attackers would spread fake news about Russian banks, send mass text messages to that same effect and publish stories on social media questioning banks' financial stability and licenses to operate-all with the objective of creating bank runs and wreaking ...


Trump taps 'Obamacare' foe, champion of privatizing Medicare

Trump taps 'Obamacare' foe, champion of privatizing Medicare

Plus, Unterman noted there are portions of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law - such as provisions barring insurers from withholding coverage because of a preexisting condition - that are broadly accepted as valuable. Price's plan structures tax credits based on age brackets - $1,200 for people ages 18 to 35 and up to $3,000 for those 50 and older. During his first public interview on 60 Minutes , he made it clear that he would not repeal Obamacare without a replacement that ...