• What does the new budget really mean?
What does the new budget really mean?

With Rauner facing re-election in 2018, the appointment of Rasmussen is seen by some as a pivot, especially in light of the recent decision by the General Assembly to override his veto of the budget package, which included a 32 percent income tax hike.

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  • Arsenal's Pre-Season Tour: Ones to Watch
Arsenal's Pre-Season Tour: Ones to Watch

Other big names include German playmaker Ozil, Welsh wizard Ramsey, French striker Olivier Giroud , England internationals Theo Walcott, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Danny Welbeck, as well as veteran keeper Petr Cech. "I am, of course, delighted and very proud too because Arsenal is a legendary club", Lacazette added. We got the balance right by ...

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  • Lions captain Warburton relieved 'shot to nothing' paid off
Lions captain Warburton relieved 'shot to nothing' paid off

After a night to sleep on it, Hansen said yesterday the side never wanted to blame referees and would not start now. "We would have been devastated as a group if we had of lost the game from that kick off". So we'll get there first. The side disbanded yesterday and players headed back to franchises. New Zealand could not score from the ensuing ...

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  • Under Analyst's Radar: Diana Containrshp (DCIX)
Under Analyst's Radar: Diana Containrshp (DCIX)

Diana Shipping (NYSE: DSX ) was lowered by investment analysts at BidaskClub from a "buy" recommendation to a "hold" recommendation in a analysis published on Saturday. The correct version of this piece can be read at https://www.thestockobserver.com/2017/07/06/diana-shipping-inc-dsx-receives-daily-coverage-optimism-rating-of-0-20-updated-updated...

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  • Chris Sale, Max Scherzer Named 2017 MLB All-Star Game Starting Pitchers
Chris Sale, Max Scherzer Named 2017 MLB All-Star Game Starting Pitchers

Chris Sale has been the best pitcher in the American League this season, and he got validation of that Monday . "I've given up a lot of homers over the past year-and-a-half". Scherzer and Kershaw are considered by most to be the two best pitchers in the National League, and the gap between the two isn't a substantial one.

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  • Military plane crashes in MS, killing several
Military plane crashes in MS, killing several

Sheriff Ricky Banks said there are five confirmed dead as of 6:15 p.m. and that there are supposed to be nine people aboard. Firefighters battled to put out the blaze at the crash site in LeFlore Couty before the bodies were recovered. " Please join Deborah and me in praying for those hurting after this tragedy ", Governor Phil Bryant said in a s...

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  • Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd Get Engaged
Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd Get Engaged

The bride-to-be shared a picture of her sitting on her fiance's lap. Her left hand, however, had a sparkling new engagement ring on that finger. The pair did not start dating until 2015, but Maren has previously revealed there was chemistry from the beginning.

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  • New footage from the set of Star Wars: Han Solo leaked
New footage from the set of Star Wars: Han Solo leaked

Beckett, Han, and Chewie also meet with a female character, though it is unclear in the photo if this is Emilia Clarke's character. With the highly-publicized firing of Phil Lord and Chris Miller four months into filming, many fans are anxious about the state of the movie.

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  • USA soldier arrested over connections to Daesh terrorist group
USA soldier arrested over connections to Daesh terrorist group

Ikaika Kang , 34, was taken into custody on Saturday on charges of providing material support to ISIS, according to the release. The official was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity. His rank was sergeant first class. Kang enlisted in the Army in December 2001 just months after the September 11, 2...

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  • China, US to join forces on economy
China, US to join forces on economy

Haley told some United Nations diplomats late last week of the ambitious timeline for a United Nations response to North Korea's launch on Tuesday of a missile that some experts believe could have the range to reach Alaska, and parts of the U.S.

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  • 100-year-old ME woman says wine keeps her going
100-year-old ME woman says wine keeps her going

Known for her no-nonsense attitude and sense of humor at Bangor, Maine's Westgate Center for Rehabilitation, Florence doesn't shy away from that fact. Bearse offered another piece of advice to those seeking longevity: "Don't take any baloney". She was a restaurant owner in LaGrange and has always served others.

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  • Chelsea tipped to table bid for Real Madrid man
Chelsea tipped to table bid for Real Madrid man

Manchester United were previously believed to be targeting Chelsea's Nemanja Matic, but Antonio Conte wanted to wait until his club board completed the Bakayoko signing before allowing the Serbian midfielder to secure a transfer away from London.

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  • Most Republicans think colleges are bad for America
Most Republicans think colleges are bad for America

The findings mark a shift dramatic shift in Republicans' views of higher education, according to Pew. The gap between how Republicans and Democrats view American education systems has grown even wider in recent years, a new study published Monday by the Pew Research Center reveals.

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  • No women allowed: Japan's Okinoshima island becomes UNESCO site
No women allowed: Japan's Okinoshima island becomes UNESCO site

All visitors must strip naked and take part in a purification ritual before they arrive. Okinoshima sat along important trade routes between Japan and the Korean Peninsula between the fourth and ninth centuries. Tourists are also not allowed to take away any souvenirs, or disclose details of their visit, the BBC reported. The island in south-...

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  • Video shows Minneapolis police officer shoot family's Staffordshire Terriers in 'unprovoked attack'
Video shows Minneapolis police officer shoot family's Staffordshire Terriers in 'unprovoked attack'

A Minneapolis homeowner demanded to know why a cop responding to a burglary call shot her two dogs at point-blank range - after one approached wagging his tail. We are reaching out to the family to help them with the veterinary care bills to ensure that both dogs are adequately taken care of. Both dogs went to the emergency vet Saturday night whe...

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  • California governor plans to host 2018 global climate summit
California governor plans to host 2018 global climate summit

The communique also makes clear that the United States stands alone in its decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate agreement. Since Trump's election, and his early moves to roll back his predecessor's efforts to combat climate change, Brown has emerged as a vocal proponent of the Under2 Coalition, a group of national, state and local govern...

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  • Christie takes shot at Clinton on sports radio
Christie takes shot at Clinton on sports radio

Despite the negative publicity, Christie's approval rating this month is the same as shown in a June poll from Quinnipiac University, although it's a dismal 15 percent, the worst of any New Jersey governor in recorded history. About an hour into his four-hour run on WFAN, a caller identified as Mike from Montclair immediately laid into the gove...

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  • Oh thank heaven for July 11 - it's Free Slurpee Day
Oh thank heaven for July 11 - it's Free Slurpee Day

Customers who buy seven Slurpees during that time and scan the mobile app will receive 11 free Slurpees. The celebrate the milestone birthday, 7-Eleven is inviting customers to join them for a free small Slurpee on Tuesday at participating USA stores from 11 a.m.to 7 p.m.

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  • Ivanka Trump got a wave of criticism after the G20 Summit
Ivanka Trump got a wave of criticism after the G20 Summit

Trump , however, said Monday that Ivanka was merely holding his seat, and that it is "very standard " practice. Trump tweeted Monday morning in a string of responses to current administration concerns. Though Angela Merkel had already said that it was for the delegations to decide who will sit in on a meeting , Ivanka Trump was heavily cri...

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  • Amarnath Yatris came under cross fire, attack meant for police
Amarnath Yatris came under cross fire, attack meant for police

According to NDTV , National Conference president Farooq Abdullah condemned the incident and said the attack on yatris was tragic and awful. The 90th and 40th battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has been rushed to the spot.

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