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Global leaders prepare for G-20 Summit amid violent protests

Global leaders prepare for G-20 Summit amid violent protests

Violence broke out at a riverside plaza in the city, where people gathered earlier before starting their march through the city. Authorities say they are trying to separate some one thousand violent black-clad protesters from the other marchers in order to ensure that the demonstration remains peaceful.


After Raising It, This State Just Lowered Its Minimum Wage To $7.70

After Raising It, This State Just Lowered Its Minimum Wage To $7.70

The state income tax rate for most Missouri residents is likely to fall to 5.9 percent from 6 percent in 2018 after state revenue apparently grew enough to trigger a tax cut passed by the Legislature in 2014. The economists in the study say that employers had to cut employees and their hours in order to afford the wage increase. "Trying to worry about how I'm going to pay my rent, how I'm going to pay my bills and how I'm going to have money left over to buy household supplies and food", she ...


India, Israel launch innovation fund to connect start-ups

India, Israel launch innovation fund to connect start-ups

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is spending the last day of his historic visit to Israel in the north. India and Israel on Wednesday agreed to establish a "Strategic Partnership in Water and Agriculture" that will focus, among other areas, water conservation and reuse of water for agriculture.


Mexican Prison Riot Claims Heavy Death Toll

Mexican Prison Riot Claims Heavy Death Toll

Officials said the gang-related brawl began around 4am and left dozens of people dead, with up to four inmates brutally decapitated. The victims were stabbed and beaten to death, said Roberto Alvarez , security spokesman for the state of Guerrero.


Tesla wins 100-MW battery project in S Australia

Tesla wins 100-MW battery project in S Australia

Tesla has announced that it will install energy storage systems before summer in conjunction with French Renewable company Neoen's Hornsdale Wind farm . Tesla said that the project is, "not only sustainable, but will help solve power shortages, reduce intermittencies, and manage summertime peak load to improve the reliability of South Australia's electrical infrastructure".


CBI books Lalu, others in IRCTC irregularities case

CBI books Lalu, others in IRCTC irregularities case

Speaking to reporters, Singh said that the chief minister can longer remain a "mute spectator". The case has been registered against Prasad, his wife Rabri Devi and their son Tejashwi, who is the deputy chief minister of Bihar, CBI sources said.