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Global President Trump expected to address Foxconn & Wisconsin on Wednesday
Author: 0 President Trump expected to address Foxconn & Wisconsin on Wednesday

Besides Wisconsin, the company has been looking at Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, and Texas for the location of the new $7 billion facility. "If you think about Dane County specifically it's not only the University of Wisconsin-Madison and all the research that takes place there which really spans the entire spectrum of what a company such as Foxconn might look for but there are significant private companies in Dane County that may also be a fit", Still said.

Global France questions legality of new United States bans on Iran, Russia, N Korea
Author: 0 France questions legality of new United States bans on Iran, Russia, N Korea

I have not relied on Russian funds to finance my business activities in the private sector", he said. But most White House watchers believe Trump will reluctantly sign off on the new sanctions, given deep support for them among US lawmakers, including fellow Republicans, and his desire to avoid being accused of being soft on Moscow .

Global No More Gasoline, Diesel Cars in UK After 2040
Author: 0 No More Gasoline, Diesel Cars in UK After 2040

According to a statement from a Department of Finance Representative in May 2017, a Low Emission Vehicles (LEV) taskforce has been set up to encourage the uptake of electric vehicles in Ireland which has been "low", despite the savings available.

Global Transgender Individuals Will Not Serve in the Military in 'Any Capacity'
Author: 0 Transgender Individuals Will Not Serve in the Military in 'Any Capacity'

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham told NBC News he wanted generals to explain the decision. President Truman knew then what our current President is incapable of understanding today: "the strength of our military is not found in labels like race, religion, creed, sex, or gender identity, but rather in the bravery and honor exhibited by those that choose to serve our nation".

Global JP Duminy Returns Home Ahead of Third Test Against England
Author: 0 JP Duminy Returns Home Ahead of Third Test Against England

We know as a batting unit that we need to do it, and if someone gets an opportunity to score runs, they just need to be hungry - that's all I can ask for. Rabada will be back at The Oval, probably in place of Duanne Olivier. Cooler conditions are expected throughout the game with rain forecast for the first and fourth days, but the spell of warm weather means the pitch may still offer some turn.

Global New Jersey Raises Smoking Age To 21 Years Old
Author: 0 New Jersey Raises Smoking Age To 21 Years Old

Schools would be blocked from requiring transgender students from using bathrooms that conflict with their gender identitities and at a minimum would have to find "reasonable alternative arrangements". Medical doctor and New Jersey Assemblyman Herb Conaway, from Burlington County is a co-sponsor of the legislation. The civil rights group Garden State Equality applauded the Republican governor for signing the measure saying that Christie took a stand for LGBT youth.

Global Trump bans transgender people from U.S. military - blames 'costs and disruption'
Author: 0 Trump bans transgender people from U.S. military - blames 'costs and disruption'

The Defense Department on Wednesday referred all questions about Trump's decision to the White House. Now that it was safe to do so, transgender troops had begun to come out and serve openly as the gender with which they identify. Given all this, it's hard to believe Trump's decision is motivated by "medical costs", as the US military arguably has more than enough money to deal with essentially any issue.

Global World North Korea Threatens To Order Nuclear Strike On US
Author: 0 World North Korea Threatens To Order Nuclear Strike On US

The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said that over the past week intelligence has spotted equipment, possibly for launching an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) or an intermediate-range missile, moving into a site in the western city of Kusong.

Global Alligator euthanized after man bathing in Fla. pond bitten
Author: 0 Alligator euthanized after man bathing in Fla. pond bitten

Authorities say Iman is homeless and was taking a bath in the pond when he was bitten . "It looks like his, his trousers are torn", the employee said during the 911 call, Fox News reported . FWC removed the alligator from the pond. Iman was flown by helicopter to Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers, where he was listed in fair condition, according to NBC2.

Global Videos suggest Russian government may be arming Taliban
Author: 0 Videos suggest Russian government may be arming Taliban

One splinter group of Taliban near the western region of Herat claimed to have obtained Russian guns after defeating a mainstream rival group. The U.S. The bombshell footage shows fighters proudly showing off the guns while fighting in Afghanistan. CNN acknowledges that weapons experts from the Small Arms Survey determined that there was little evidence in the obtained footage to directly link the military equipment to Russian Federation.

Global Israel Removes Metal Detectors From Around al-Aqsa Mosque
Author: 0 Israel Removes Metal Detectors From Around al-Aqsa Mosque

The 37-acre esplanade, known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as the Temple Mount , has been a lightning rod for rival religious and national narratives of the two sides. Arab League chief Ahmed Abul Gheit has accused Israel of "playing with fire" with the new security measures, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called them an insult to the Muslim world.

Global Newspaper: Rhino poaching dips slightly in South Africa
Author: 0 Newspaper: Rhino poaching dips slightly in South Africa

Speaking during a media briefing on Monday to provide an update on the latest rhino poaching statistics, Molewa said the commercial global trade in rhino horn remains strictly prohibited in terms of the Convention on the worldwide Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

Global On Senator John McCain and federal health care
Author: 0 On Senator John McCain and federal health care

But then came this afternoon. Republicans are expected to vote on several versions of health care legislation before getting to a final outcome - including a straight repeal of the ACA and the bill produced by McConnell that has, so far, failed to gain traction among Senate Republicans.

Global Abbas says ties with Israel to remain frozen
Author: 0 Abbas says ties with Israel to remain frozen

However, it also maintains strategic, if discreet, security ties with Israel - a relationship that has survived several crises and repeated friction over the Jerusalem shrine. A Palestinian man holds up a sign in support of the Palestinian request for United Nations membership during a protest at an Israeli army checkpoint in the centre of the divided West Bank city of Hebron, on September 14, 2011.

Global US Senate panel summons Trump's ex-campaign manager Manafort
Author: 0 US Senate panel summons Trump's ex-campaign manager Manafort

It is not clear what questions the committee asked Manafort. The pair are working with the panel to provide documents and conduct pre-interviews behind closed doors, ahead of any public hearing, the committee chair Chuck Grassley and ranking Democrat Dianne Feinstein have announced.

Global White House hails Israel for removing holy site metal detectors
Author: 0 White House hails Israel for removing holy site metal detectors

They have refused to enter the compound in protest and have prayed in the streets outside instead. "We leave at 6:00 am and we return after the last prayers around 9:30 to 10:00 pm", Umm Maath, from Nazareth in northern Israel who has been coming with a group to pray outside in protest, said Wednesday.

Global Israel metal detectors row was about sovereignty, not security
Author: 0 Israel metal detectors row was about sovereignty, not security

Israel's imposition of metal detectors on the site last week triggered protests that left at least three Palestinians dead and hundreds wounded as clashes between Palestinian and Israeli forces broke out in several cities across the West Bank after Friday prayers.

Global Luis Fonsi And Daddy Yankee Disapprove Of Venezuelan President's Use Of
Author: 0 Luis Fonsi And Daddy Yankee Disapprove Of Venezuelan President's Use Of "Despacito"

Despacito by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee may have taken YouTube by storm, breaking its counter, but it hasn't stuck a similar chord with Malaysian authorities, who have rejected the song for its "offensive" lyrics. Although the court retracted the ruling, there is still widespread anger against the government. Some 100 people have died in the unrest, which has further hammered an imploding economy that is running short of food and medicine.

Global PM on terror attacks in Kabul
Author: 0 PM on terror attacks in Kabul

Amir Helam, whose friend died in the explosion, told Afghanistan's Tolo TV that "every day people are dying". The Taliban say they killed more than 70 soldiers and captured seven in the fighting. In a statement the Interior Ministry called Monday's attack "a criminal act against humanity". "There was a awful situation, everyone was running and everyone was thinking about themselves and were running around", said another wounded person Najibullah.

Global US Resumes Fast Processing for Some H-1B Visa Applications
Author: 0 US Resumes Fast Processing for Some H-1B Visa Applications

The technology companies depend on it to hire tens of thousands of employees each year. President Donald Trump, in his election campaign, promised to put a curb on immigrants claiming that they were taking jobs from American citizens. It has previously announced that premium processing resumed on June 26 for H-1B petitions filed on behalf of physicians under the Conrad 30 waiver program as well as interested government agency waivers.

Global Flipkart's improved offer for eCommerce rival Snapdeal has been accepted
Author: 0 Flipkart's improved offer for eCommerce rival Snapdeal has been accepted

Shareholders of Snapdeal will now have to approve the deal, the sources told Reuters , declining to be named as the discussions are not public. A spokesperson for FreeCharge declined to comment on the matter while an email sent by TOI to an Axis Bank spokesperson did not immediately elicit a response.

Global Heavy monsoon rains lash western India, killing 16
Author: 0 Heavy monsoon rains lash western India, killing 16

More teams of NDRF have been sent to the affected region, along with air sorties from Air Force. Air Force today conducted rescue operations in flood-hit Gujarat and Rajasthan. As many as 11,000 people were evacuated exclusively from Banaskantha district alone, NDTV reported . Rescue work in flood affected areas of Banaskantha continues to be on via both air and ground routes and local administrative officials admit that timely alert and evacuation have enabled them to avert a ...

Global Rick Perry tricked into fake interview with Russian pranksters
Author: 0 Rick Perry tricked into fake interview with Russian pranksters

Perry also told the men that the U.S. was very interesting in working with Ukraine "on the civil nuclear side" and noted that that's what they'd discuss in an upcoming meeting. The pranksters - Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexei Stolyarov - told Perry about a new biofuel that combined home-brewed alcohol and pig manure, and he discussed the US decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord .

Global EU mulls sanctions against Poland over court reform — European Union
Author: 0 EU mulls sanctions against Poland over court reform — European Union

The European Commission said Wednesday it would trigger a procedure that could ultimately strip Poland of its EU voting rights if Warsaw forces Supreme Court judges out of office. "However the fact that two of the four laws have been signed, and that work will continue on the other two, means that we must set out clearly our concern" in a fresh legal recommendation, he added.

Global Truck full of bodies including young children found in auto park
Author: 0 Truck full of bodies including young children found in auto park

In 2003, 70 people were found stuffed in an 18-wheeler trailer in Texas , of whom 19 had died. The remaining 8 sustained lesser injuries, such as heat stroke. The conditions inside the truck were described as dire - no water and no working air conditioning - as temperatures soared to more than 100 degrees .

Global Hilary still a Category 2 hurricane as Greg weakens further
Author: 0 Hilary still a Category 2 hurricane as Greg weakens further

Hilary was born Saturday night in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean as a tropical storm. "Think of the teacup ride at Disney or the Tilt-a-Whirl at your local county fair, but with tropical systems instead", Weather Underground said , describing the phenomenon.

Global Man arrested after trying to smuggle three cobras into the USA
Author: 0 Man arrested after trying to smuggle three cobras into the USA

The three king cobra snakes - each about two feet (just over half a meter) long - were found in March when Customs and Border Protection officers inspected a package that was mailed from Hong Kong, prosecutors said. He allegedly planned on giving five king cobras to a person who was related to his Asian contact. Once Franco signed off for the package, the agents moved in and quickly seized the king cobras and other animals, and headed into Franco's home.

Global USA 'applauds' Israel's decision to remove new Temple Mount security measures
Author: 0 USA 'applauds' Israel's decision to remove new Temple Mount security measures

The occupied Palestinian territories have witnessed new tensions ever since Israeli forces introduced restrictions on the entry of Palestinian worshipers into the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem al-Quds in August 2015. "We reject the metal detectors". He had announced last week that he was freezing all ties with Israel until the metal detectors were taken down. Israel's decision to remove the metal detectors came after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held talks with ...

Global Tank crushes auto packed with explosives in Egypt
Author: 0 Tank crushes auto packed with explosives in Egypt

The explosion happened 200 metres from its military target, "when an Egyptian soldier used a tank to stop the vehicle", according to the army statement yesterday. The Islamic State group has waged deadly attacks on the military and police, most recently on a checkpoint in Sinai on July 7 that killed at least 21 soldiers.

Global Naira falls at parallel market as Dollar, Pound rise
Author: 0 Naira falls at parallel market as Dollar, Pound rise

The remaining two members, however, voted for a cut in headline interest rate from its current 14%. Mr Emefiele also said the committee retained other monetary policy parameters such as the Cash Reserves Ratio at 22.5 per cent, Liquidity Ratio at 30 per cent and the Asymmetric Corridor at 200 basis points.

Global Top EU court upholds Hamas terror listing
Author: 0 Top EU court upholds Hamas terror listing

In 2010, Hamas had appealed its placement on the union's list of terrorist organizations. The EU first labeled Hamas a terror group in 2001, with the bloc freezing the faction's assets and imposing travel bans on its members. Last week, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced the EU's political demands on Israel as "absolutely insane". "Since the General Court's judgment has been set aside, the Council measures by which Hamas' funds continue to be frozen are to remain in force ...

Global Tributes Are Pouring In For Late Indigenous Music Icon Dr G Yunupingu
Author: 0 Tributes Are Pouring In For Late Indigenous Music Icon Dr G Yunupingu

Dr Yunupingu played with Sting in Paris, and performed for former USA president Barack Obama , and Crown Prince Frederik and Princess Mary of Denmark. Midnight Oil frontman and former federal government minister Peter Garrett said he was a truly great musician. Former prime minister Kevin Rudd tweeted: "The premature passing of a good man, the son of a great people and a voice which could evoke an extraordinary magic".

Global Decision soon on Yechury's RS term
Author: 0 Decision soon on Yechury's RS term

However, the Congress, with its 44 MLAs in West Bengal , is ready to help get Yechury re-elected to the upper House, the leader said. A majority of the Politburo and Central Committee members from Kerala, including Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, supported the Prakash Karat camp which argued the party can not compromise on the responsibilities of the general secretary.

Global Flood fury continues in Gujarat and Rajasthan, hundreds marooned
Author: 0 Flood fury continues in Gujarat and Rajasthan, hundreds marooned

The PM tweeted: "Everything possible will be done to help the farmers, who suffer immensely due to floods ". Apart from Gujarat, the northeastern states of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam have been hard-hit by monsoon flooding, while pockets of the eastern states of Odisha and Bihar have also been affected.

Global Amazon to double R&D staff in London as it opens new headquarters
Author: 0 Amazon to double R&D staff in London as it opens new headquarters

The new dev centre will have teams for software engineers, UI experts, data analysts and graphic designers. The online retailer come technology company has plans to boost corporate, research and development staff to more than 5,000 across the trio of sites it has in London; the other two being located in Holborn and Barbican.

Global Jethmalani quits as Kejriwal's counsel, seeks Rs 2 crore fee
Author: 0 Jethmalani quits as Kejriwal's counsel, seeks Rs 2 crore fee

Kejriwal also said that he has written a letter to Jethmalani to refute his claim that objectionable words were used in the proceedings before the Joint Registrar on May 17 as per his instructions. The veteran lawyer has sought Rs 2 crore from the CM as his fees. The top lawyer said this after a controversy was courted when Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia directed the General Administration Department to clear the bills totalling around Rs 3 crore to Jethmalani.

Global Indian daughters, daughters-in-law from Pakistan always welcome: Sushma tweets
Author: 0 Indian daughters, daughters-in-law from Pakistan always welcome: Sushma tweets

The Iraqi foreign minister also had said that ISIS had seized control of Badush jail and it was demolished. "So we started to search for Indians", she added. "In every meeting, we have been asking why Harjit Masih would tell a lie and Sushma would say "forget about what Harjit says". I had asked should I go ahead believing the six sources.

Global Six Congress MPs suspended for 'unruly behaviour' in House
Author: 0 Six Congress MPs suspended for 'unruly behaviour' in House

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today sent out a stern warning to members against using mobile phones inside the House after BJP member Anurag Thakur expressed regret for allegedly shooting opposition protests in the Well using his mobile two days ago.

Global Palestinian-Israeli contact to stay frozen, says Abbas
Author: 0 Palestinian-Israeli contact to stay frozen, says Abbas

Israel is blamed by the global community for the current deadlock of the peace process because of its settlement expansion policy, which is rejected even by the United States, its strongest ally. Israeli police said they were investigating the charge. On Sunday, Tzachi Hanegbi, Israeli minister for regional development, was defiant about the metal detectors: 'They will remain.

Global Kargil Vijay Diwas - Remembering the Kargil war
Author: 0 Kargil Vijay Diwas - Remembering the Kargil war

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hailed the Indian armed forces for their prowess and sacrifices for the country on the occasion of " Kargil Vijay Diwas ". The official death toll on the Indian side was 527, while that on the Pakistani side was between 357 and 453. - Pakistan shot down two Indian fighter jets while another fighter jet crashed during the operation.

Global Johnson casts key health care vote
Author: 0 Johnson casts key health care vote

Johnson, who has been critical of Senate GOP leaderships' handling of the process, was the last Senate Republican to cast their vote on a procedural motion that allows the debate to move forward. McCain, 80, a decorated Vietnam War veteran and six-term senator, is battling glioblastoma , an aggressive type of brain cancer that is hard to treat.

Global Hoyer to CNN: Ironic That McCain Returns For Healthcare Vote
Author: 0 Hoyer to CNN: Ironic That McCain Returns For Healthcare Vote

The problem, as Leigh Ann Caldwell of NBC News reported Tuesday morning, is that two major recent changes to Senate leaders' bill - an amendment by Sen. The vote gives President Trump and GOP leaders a crucial initial victory but launches a weeklong debate promising an uncertain final outcome. In his deadpan humor for which he is known, McCain said, "I stand here today looking a little worse for wear I'm sure".

Global Widow of slain NYPD detective gives birth to their daughter
Author: 0 Widow of slain NYPD detective gives birth to their daughter

He killed himself after shooting the two officers. The cop said that Chen had called her daughter Angelina - Angel for short - because on the day she was inseminated, she dreamed her husband had visited her and presented her with a baby, telling her 'It's a girl, a little angel'.

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