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Putin expels 755 U.S. diplomats from Russian Federation

Putin expels 755 U.S. diplomats from Russian Federation

And Congress would have quickly overturned a veto - a public repudiation that would underscore the President's impotence in this situation. "We will retaliate. They've also traditionally favored a policy that keeps Moscow in check for its own aggressive measures in Eastern Europe and Syria, as well as its efforts to disrupt elections in the USA and across Europe.


Cubs outlast Brewers in 11 innings

Cubs outlast Brewers in 11 innings

But the Cubs responded with their fourth win in five games overall. "Hitting is always sporadic, it's tough to string together things sometimes", Bryant said. "If they're going to do something, it's going to help us". RHP Paolo Espino was recalled from Triple-A Colorado Springs and the Brewers optioned RHP Michael Blazek to the Sky Sox.


Blast near Iraqi embassy in Kabul, gun battle underway

Blast near Iraqi embassy in Kabul, gun battle underway

A security source told AFP that a suicide bomber had blown himself up outside the Iraqi embassy. No one has taken responsibility for the attack, though both the Taliban and an Isis affiliated group have previously carried out such attacks in Kabul .


Temperatures to remain around normal today

Temperatures to remain around normal today

Temperatures and humidity are once expected to take a tumble in the Northeast after next weekend, with the long-range forecast showing temperatures trending in the upper 70s to low 80s for the second week of August. Saturday night: Partly cloudy with a low around 71. Monday night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Small rain chance. Highs near 90.


Govt extends last date for filing tax returns to Aug 5

Govt extends last date for filing tax returns to Aug 5

For those of you who are wondering what the penalty is; one is entitled to pay a penal interest of 1 per cent per month, starting from the due date of the returns filing till the actual date of filing with unpaid tax liability. The tax slabs might change any year. Keeping in view the government's inclination towards technology, the filing of ITR has been made easy and hassle-free.


Many injured as GJM protest turns violent in Jaigaon

Many injured as GJM protest turns violent in Jaigaon

It will continue till August 3 and the sum collected would be given to the District Magistrate, SDOs and BDOs to protest curbing the movement of essential commodities including food, baby food and medicines from Siliguri to the hills. The GJM leadership has claimed that police have resorted to firing, the district administration has denied the claim, PTI reported. The police and security forces patrolled the streets of the hills and kept a tight vigil at all entry and exit routes.