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Congress obsessed with EPA, but Silverton seeks solutions for contaminated mines

Friday, 28 August 2015 11:57 Written by
As Congress sharpens its knives for what will likely be multiple committee hearings on the accidental release by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of 3 million gallons of toxic mine wastewater into the Animas River on Aug. 5, local officials are focused on disaster relief. Their pleas for congressional help come amid a chorus of criticism aimed at the federal agency, which on Wednesday issued its own internal review of the blowout, concluding it was…
White House says confident Iran deal will survive in U.S. Congress
Friday, 28 August 2015 11:57 Written by
WASHINGTON, Aug 28 (Reuters) - The White House on Friday expressed confidence that it has the support in Congress necessary to sustain a veto of a resolution to reject the Iran nuclear agreement. "We've got some momentum built up on our side," said White House spokesman Josh Earnest at a briefing, referring to the 30 Senators who have publicly announced support for the deal. Deal supporters need 34 of the 100 senators or 146 members…
No decision yet on Sonia, Rahul Gandhi attending August 30 rally: Congress
Friday, 28 August 2015 11:43 Written by
NEW DELHI: With just a day left for the grand 'secular' alliance rally in Bihar, Congress is keeping up suspense over the participation of party chief Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul Gandhi in the rally. No decision has so far been taken on the issue, party spokesman R P N Singh said. Another leader, who declined to be identified, said that a decision will be taken by tomorrow. The rally scheduled at Patna's historic Gandhi…
Congress Demands Resignation of West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee
Friday, 28 August 2015 11:37 Written by
Kolkata: Opposition parties today criticized the West Bengal government for deferring the primary Teachers Eligibility Test (TET) due to missing question papers and accused the ruling TMC of being involved in corruption. The Opposition parties also demanded resignation of state Education minister Partha Chatterjee. "Earlier too there has been corruption in the TET exam. This time question papers have gone missing, which clearly proves there is corruption regarding the recruitment. This TET scam is much…
No decision yet on Sonia, Rahul attending August 30 rally in Bihar: Congress
Friday, 28 August 2015 11:27 Written by
New Delhi: With just a day left for the grand 'secular' alliance rally in Bihar, Congress is keeping up suspense over the participation of party chief Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul Gandhi in the rally.No decision has so far been taken on the issue, party spokesman R P N Singh said.Another leader, who declined to be identified, said that a decision will be taken by Saturday.The rally scheduled at Patna's historic Gandhi maidan on 30…
Congress, Don't Isolate U.S. Again Over Iran
Friday, 28 August 2015 11:12 Written by
Congress, Don't Isolate U.S. Again Over Iran BySamantha Power, Politico - August 28, 2015 Print Comments While many members of Congress have declared their positions on the Iran nuclear deal, a significant number remain undecided. I and my colleagues in the administration have spoken to many of those still digging into its details, poring over the annexes and asking specific questions—questions like how long traces of uranium would be detectable after a hidden site was…
Philips showcases new integrated Cardiology Solutions to advance minimally invasive procedures at the ESC Congress 2015
Friday, 28 August 2015 11:07 Written by
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG AEX: PHIA) today announced its presence at the ESC Congress 2015, where the company is showcasing its latest cardiology solutions, including Heart ModelA.I., EchoNavigator and IntelliSpace Cardiovascular, that connect people and technology with care protocols to assist diagnosis, guide treatment and enable home care. Visitors to the Philips booth (#G200) will experience Philips holistic approach to cardiovascular care, featuring its best in class digital tools and capabilities for image guided therapy…
Congress, BJP, CPI(M) have joined hands in Bengal: Mamata Banerjee
Friday, 28 August 2015 11:03 Written by
Accusing Congress, BJP and CPI(M) of joining hands to create disturbance in Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday asked the Centre to look into the work that they had done and their failure to fulfill their promises. "I want to tell BJP, which is in power in Centre, that you should show some signs of responsibility. It can't be the case that only I (state government) have the responsibility and you (central government) don't…
Shaban talks about run for U.S. Congress
Friday, 28 August 2015 10:16 Written by
Easton State Rep. John Shaban (R-135), who also represents Redding and Weston, announced in a Facebook post August 11 he plans to run for U.S. Congress in Connecticut’s 4th district. He would speculatively be running against Jim Himes, an incumbent Democrat. No press release was sent out following Shaban’s announcement, which simply linked his Facebook page to his campaign contribution page (www.shabanforcongress.com). “To win the nomination at the convention and the general election, I need…
Congress-JDS overtures over Bengaluru council give BJP the jitters
Friday, 28 August 2015 10:05 Written by
Comments Written by Santosh Kumar RB | Bengaluru | Published:August 28, 2015 8:04 pm The failure of the BJP to obtain a clear majority of 103 seats in the 198 member Bengaluru city council in elections conducted recently is threatening to derail it prospects of controlling the council in the light of the Congress party, which is in power in the state of Karnataka, and the opposition Janata Dal Secular hinting at efforts of forging…
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