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A look at the damage of Illinois' 3-year budget impasse

Midnight tonight was to have been the Legislature's deadline for approving a budget and a host of other issues. A minimum wage hike bill was removed from the "grand bargain" package, but the Senate did approve a House measure. "One way or another, we're going to get this done", Rauner said. That is why every member of our caucus signed a letter to the governor asking him to return to the negotiation table.



Turkey calls for ouster of top USA envoy leading anti-IS coalition

The clash between the peaceful protesters and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's armed security guards took place after he appeared at the White House for his first face-to-face meeting with President Trump. This is a city where people should be allowed to come and peacefully protest". "The Turkish-Americans responded in self-defense", the statement said.



Venezuelan government bond sale sparks condemnation from opposition

Two months of protests against President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government have convulsed the South American Opec nation, with around 60 people killed in the unrest. "Tonight, millions of venezuelans will go to bed hungry and without the possibility of obtaining the medicines that they need, or exhausted and bloody following their legitimate peaceful protests for democracy and the right to vote, as victims of a brutal regime that Goldman Sachs made a decision to support", he continued.


Qatar ranks 8th in IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2017

Qatar ranks 8th in IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2017

Mohd Razali said the decline in business and government efficiency has much to do with perception, which is influenced by external and internal factors. Mustapa noted that in the digital competitiveness area, Malaysia remained committed to driving digitalisation and innovation through appropriate technological infrastructure, e-commerce and technology adoption across the economic sectors.


Jeremy Corbyn challenges Theresa May to Cambridge debate

Jeremy Corbyn challenges Theresa May to Cambridge debate

British Prime Minister Theresa May boycotted a prime-time television debate Wednesday, just days before the June 8 general election , prompting accusations of a floundering campaign as polls slashed her ruling Conservative party's lead.



From no-hoper to crowd-puller, British Labour leader Corbyn gains ground

Small changes in overall support for the parties could also yield significantly different results, and this poll showed only a 4 percentage-point difference between Conservative and Labour support- the closest yet. "To supporting the NHS, public services and educating the young people to whom the future belongs". "How dare you call a General Election and then run away from the debate".