Summary (Reuters) - Oil and gas company Max Petroleum Plc said it was reviewing strategic options, including a sale. The strategic review follows a tumultuous few months where it has slashed its full-year production target, implemented cost cuts and has seen large shareholders - UBS Investment Bank and Henderson Global Investors - drastically reduce their stake in the company. The company said on Tuesday it would also consider a merger, an acquisition or a subscription of its securities by a third party.
Summary Dublin City Council and Inland Fisheries Ireland are investigating the source of pollution which has killed hundreds of fish in the River Tolka on Dublin's northside. Green Party councillor Ciaran Cuffe called on the Environmental Protection Agency to prosecute those responsible. "I'm also calling on the EPA to take whatever action can be done to limit the impact of this incident on the river body. Earlier this year, we were celebrating the return of spawning salmon to the river after a one hundred year absence. It would be shameful if this incident destroys the painstaking work that has been undertaken to clean up the river," Mr Cuffe said.
Summary The sources said the matter was escalated to the office of the Attorney General as there was a difference of opinion between the views of investigation team and the CBI Director Ranjit Sinha on chargesheeting Maran brothers in the case. Rejecting the views of the CBI Director, Attorney General Mukul Rohtagi opined that there was enough evidence with the agency to file chargesheet against former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran and his brother Kalanithi in the Aircel-Maxis deal case.
Summary "Due to the potentially hazardous situation created by the armed conflict in Israel and Gaza, all flight operations to/from Ben Gurion International Airport by U.S. operators are prohibited until further advised," the FAA said in its notice to airlines. The rocket strike landed about one mile from the airport, the agency said. The notice applies only to U.S. airlines since the FAA has no authority over carriers from other nations.
Summary Third Man Books, the newly created publishing wing of Jack White's Third Man Records, have launched with Language Lessons, Volume I, a 321-page hardbound b book, co-edited by Chet Weise and Ben Swank, featuring contemporary poetry and prose from more than 20 award-winning poets and authors. The book is available for pre-order now and will be in stores August 5. Language Lessons features pieces by Pulitzer Prize fiction nominee Dale Ray Phillips; National Book Award finalist and National Book Critics Circle winner in poetry C.D. Wright, and National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize finalist in poetry Adrian Matejka.
Summary Crypt Lord Anub'Rekhan - Anub'Rekhan was once a leader of the nerubians, an intelligent and spider-like race that lived in secrecy for millenia before being conquered by the Lich King. However, they might be planning to push out Naxxramas in the evening in North America today, which would be the early morning hours of Wednesday in Europe. While you're waiting for Curse of Naxxramas to launch, check out the full list of cards in the expansion.
Summary Darwin: Manoj Tiwary and Manish Pandey missed out on three-figure marks but their contrasting innings were enough to guide India 'A' to a comprehensive 70-run win over South Africa 'A' in the second match of the quadrangular series here today. In reply, medium fast bowler Dhawal Kulkarni ran through the middle-order claiming five for 54 as Proteas 'A' were all out for 256 in 47.1 overs. Tiwary and Pandey added 124 runs for the third wicket to lay the foundation for a big score.
Summary The pine tree in Los Angeles' Griffith Park fell victim to voracious bark beetles. Harrison was an avid gardener and spent his final years in Los Angeles. Harrison died at 58 in 2001 and the tree was planted as a sapling in 2004. The tree grew for ten years near the park's famous observatory and reached a height of 10 feet. In front of it was a rock and plaque that bears the inscription 'The George Harrison Tree: In memory of a great humanitarian who touched the world as an artist, a musician and a gardener.'
Summary An alarmed cat gets its claws out as it comes face-to-face with its own reflection in a comical home video. High-pitched sounds can be heard as the tabby continues to paw away at the shiny surface. Attack mode: The cat scratches the image it can see in the looking glass with its eyes manically open wide.
Summary eOne/Les Films Seville is handling direct distribution of the film in English and French Canada while Seville International had a very active Cannes and has now sold MOMMY to over 50 countries. The deal was negotiated by Seville International's vp of international sales Anick Poirier for Seville International and Howard Cohen and attorney Greg Bernstein for Roadside Attractions.
Summary WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court dealt a major blow to ObamaCare on Tuesday, ruling against the legality of some subsidies issued to people through the Affordable Care Act exchanges. Though the ruling is likely to be appealed, the decision threatens to gut the foundation of the law by potentially nixing subsidies that millions of people obtained through the federally run exchange known as HealthCare.gov.
Summary A mansion fit for a mother of six! Kim Zolciak shared an exclusive look into her brand new Atlanta mansion, and the former Real Housewife, 36, has pulled out all the stops to decorate the lavish home she shares with husband Kroy Biermann and their brood. .
Summary Near the end of 2013, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) led a final crusade to defund the Affordable Care Act, eventually announcing on the Senate floor that "I intend to speak in opposition to Obamacare, I intend to speak in support of defunding Obamacare , until I am no longer able to stand." Virtually no one, apparently including at least one of the plaintiffs who brought this lawsuit, actually believes that these propositions are true. Indeed, as the government points out in its brief, one of the plaintiffs who brought this lawsuit also was a plaintiff in the last lawsuit seeking to gut Obamacare, the challenge to the individual mandate that was rejected by the Supreme Court.
Summary Delta Air Lines, United and US Airways each canceled flights Tuesday to Israel because of safety and security concerns. "We are working with government officials to ensure the safety of our customers and our employees and will continue to evaluate the situation." Delta also said the airline is working with the Federal Aviation Administration and other government agencies to monitor the situation.