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Global Donations being collected for CT mother set for deportation
Author: 0 Donations being collected for CT mother set for deportation

Walls, a spokesman for Immigration and Customs Enforcement , said in an email Friday. Nury Chavarria, of Norwalk , was supposed to board a plane on Thursday but instead has gone to the Iglesia De Dios Pentecostal church in New Haven. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy weren't enough to sway the immigration officials who ordered her to leave. Both said Friday they would continue to fight on her behalf.

Global Tolbert on OJ Simpson: 'This guys never goes away'
Author: 0 Tolbert on OJ Simpson: 'This guys never goes away'

He seized items that he claimed belonged to him from his career. "I've done my time ", he said . 'I was always a good guy, but I could have been a better Christian, ' he said. When asked by the judge to begin their last remarks, LaVergne mentioned that he had an undated letter from Simpson to Las Vegas Assemblyman Ozzie Fumo.

Author: 0 Donald Trump: Wouldn't have picked Jeff Sessions as attorney general

Finally, Trump , when pressed, offered a warning to Mueller to stay within the scope of the investigation. Such a scenario would parallel President Richard Nixon's 1973 "Saturday Night Massacre", when Nixon forced out the top two officials in the Justice Department in order to oust the Watergate special counsel .

Global Is abortion law constitutional?
Author: 0 Is abortion law constitutional?

Are SB 8 and the amendment constitutional under Roe v. Wade? Whole Woman's Health, a Texas reproductive health provider, is the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit. It bans donating aborted fetal tissue to medical researchers. " Senate Bill 8 protects the dignity and sanctity of life, along with the integrity of the medical profession", Paxton said in a written statement.

Global Two Reported Dead in Magnitude-6.7 Quake Off Southwest Turkey
Author: 0 Two Reported Dead in Magnitude-6.7 Quake Off Southwest Turkey

There was shaking". A wall collapsed on a building dating to the 1930s and it crushed people who were at the bar in the building's lower level, according to Kos Mayor Giorgos Kyritsis. The quake about 1:30 a.m. Friday was centered between Bodrum , Turkey , and Kos and was followed by several aftershocks. The wounded were being treated in the garden of the hospital in Bodrum as the quake caused slight damage to the hospital's ceiling, Bodrum district governor Bekir Yilmaz said, quoted ...

Global Dogs meat festival in Korea, 149 rescued from meat farm
Author: 0 Dogs meat festival in Korea, 149 rescued from meat farm

This latest rescue marks the ninth dog meat farm that HSI has permanently closed since 2014, which has resulted in saving the lives of almost 1,000 dogs who would have otherwise been brutally slaughtered. The meat is used in a traditional spicy soup served in South Korea during the summer. While millions of dogs are still at risk, attitudes among the public are changing for the better, particularly among younger generations who are eschewing dog meat.

Global IMF approves $1.8B loan to Greece
Author: 0 IMF approves $1.8B loan to Greece

Lagarde had refused to join the latest bail-out in 2015, arguing it would not be sustainable without debt relief and deeper spending and economic reforms in Greece. The yield on the Greek 10-year bond fell to 5.16%. Government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said Thursday that the government was still following "developments and trends" in the bond market, and gave no other details.

Global John McCain's political colleagues react to cancer diagnosis
Author: 0 John McCain's political colleagues react to cancer diagnosis

His family is considering options for treatment , including chemotherapy and radiation. The 80-year-old Arizona lawmaker has glioblastoma , according to doctors at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, where Sen. The news was met with shock in Washington and triggered an outpouring of support for the much-respected Republican, whom Barack Obama defeated for the presidency in 2008.

Author: 0 CBO: Deductibles Under Republican Health Plan Would Hit $13000

The missive comes as Republican leaders in the White House and Congress have criticized CBO for its scoring of the healthcare options the GOP is considering. "Under this legislation, about half of the nation's population would live in areas having no insurer participating in the non-group market in 2020 because of downward pressure on enrollment and upward pressure on premiums", the report said.

Global Cameroon torturing suspects in Boko Haram fight: New report
Author: 0 Cameroon torturing suspects in Boko Haram fight: New report

According to report, they claimed that except the local government headquarters and Pulka, where the returning refugees from Cameroon and displaced persons brought back from Maiduguri and other areas are kept and protected by the military, other places were under the control of the terrorists.

Global OJ Simpson's friend Tom Scotto: 'The warden loves him'
Author: 0 OJ Simpson's friend Tom Scotto: 'The warden loves him'

Among reasons the commissioners gave for their decision was that Simpson had complied with prison rules during his incarceration, had no prior criminal convictions and posed a minimal safety risk to the public. "Thank you, thank you, thank you", Simpson said quietly as he buried his head on his chest with relief. Arnelle said her father's not flawless, but he tries.

Global OPEC Meets Next Week To 'Fix' Compliance Problem
Author: 0 OPEC Meets Next Week To 'Fix' Compliance Problem

OPEC and Russia's plan to clear the global oil glut hasn't worked as they hoped, but there's little expectation the world's largest producers will act more aggressively when they meet this weekend. And while deepening the production cuts would spark a rally, that might encourage even bigger flows from USA shale drillers. "Ecuador's move underscores the sharp divergence in the economic fortunes of the sovereign producers, with the most cash strapped states in urgent need of financial relief ...

Global Repair, improve, but don't repeal ACA
Author: 0 Repair, improve, but don't repeal ACA

Americans want lower health care premiums. "Repealing the ACA without a clear path forward just creates confusion and greater uncertainty". Bishop Dewane made the comments in a June 20 letter to USA senators released July 21. And they want adequate Medicaid coverage for those entitled to it. So far, Trump is viewing health care policy through the same narrow lens he uses for everything: his political standing.

Global Qatar changes anti-terror legislation amid Gulf crisis
Author: 0 Qatar changes anti-terror legislation amid Gulf crisis

In a dramatic move last month, which appeared to be backed by US President Donald Trump, the quartet cut off diplomatic ties with Qatar and halted all land, air and sea traffic to the country, sparking fears of food shortages in Doha . "The pressure of the crisis has started to bear fruits, and the wiser course would be changing the whole orientation". This is the same reason why in 2013 and 2014 the [Riyadh] agreements we signed with Qatar were also kept confidential and secret on the ...

Global Friday: Weekend heat and storms
Author: 0 Friday: Weekend heat and storms

Saturday's high tides should roll in between 7:40 a.m. and 8:13 a.m. and 8:08 p.m. and 8:41 p.m., while high tides should come in Sunday morning between 8:37 a.m. High: 99. Wind: S 10 miles per hour. Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Isolated showers. Lows north 74-79, south 78-81. North wind around 6 miles per hour.

Global 2 dead in Kalamazoo shootings, search on for suspect
Author: 0 2 dead in Kalamazoo shootings, search on for suspect

He is believed to be driving a silver, 2004 Chrysler Pacifica with MI license plate CLN 8244. A woman died at the scene. They say Zachary Patten is their main suspect in the deaths of two people last night and early this morning. "Patten is 5'11" tall and weighs about 185 pounds. Authorities said Patten, who has a history of violence as well as arrests for assault and domestic violence, should be considered armed and unsafe.

Global Sergio Garcia suffered arm injury taking out his frustration on a bush
Author: 0 Sergio Garcia suffered arm injury taking out his frustration on a bush

Sergio Garcia felt pain in his shoulder in the second round of the British Open after he swung his club at a bush in response to hitting bad shot. He was 2 over for the tournament. The eagle on the fifth improved his mood, he said: "It definitely cheered me up a little bit, but at the same time I didn't know if I was going to be able to finish the round".

Global Bank of America chooses Dublin as location for its European Union hub
Author: 0 Bank of America chooses Dublin as location for its European Union hub

Dublin is the home of more Bank of America employees than any other European city outside of the UK. The bank already has a fully licenced and operational Irish-domiciled bank. Commenting on Citi's announcement CEO IDA Ireland, Martin Shanahan said "This announcement is very positive for Dublin and follows a number of recent investment decisions made by some of the world's leading global financial institutions".

Global Clashes in West Bank; Palestinian teen killed in Jerusalem
Author: 0 Clashes in West Bank; Palestinian teen killed in Jerusalem

Meahwhile, thousands of protesters took to the streets of the Jordanian capital on Friday to condemn Israel's latest security measures at a highly sensitive holy site in annexed east Jerusalem. Police said they had boosted their forces in and around the Old City, with units "mobilised in all areas and neighbourhoods". DW's Israel correspondent Tania Kramer, who is in Jerusalem, said there were reports of riots and sporadic outbursts of violence in various parts of the city by early ...

Global Chris Froome glad to put Tour's mountain stages behind him
Author: 0 Chris Froome glad to put Tour's mountain stages behind him

Watch every minute live on Eurosport Player, plus minute-by-minute live blog and extensive video highlights - breakaways, sprints, stage finishes, interviews, incidents; you won't miss a thing. That's because he has adopted a policy of not returning home for the five-week Summer of Cycling in January and February, preferring to train in the depths of winter in Europe.

Global Moment vehicle is tossed by tornado caught on camera
Author: 0 Moment vehicle is tossed by tornado caught on camera

Meteorologists believe wind up to 105 miles per hour tore through a 700 yard wide path. Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz advised no unnecessary travel after strong thunderstorms moved through towns south of Buffalo Thursday afternoon.

Global Top Russian Diplomat Raises Possibility Trump, Putin Had Other Meetings At G20
Author: 0 Top Russian Diplomat Raises Possibility Trump, Putin Had Other Meetings At G20

He added that Putin and Trump may have met more than thrice at the G20 summit given the specifics of the event. "They met obviously for the bilateral, they met at the dinner, and they me". Reminded by the NBC reporter that the G-20 meeting is not a kindergarten classroom, Lavrov responded that he was only speaking in terms of logistics.

Global Obamacare Repeal Would Increase Number Of Uninsured By 27 Million In 2020
Author: 0 Obamacare Repeal Would Increase Number Of Uninsured By 27 Million In 2020

If Senate Republicans opted for the repeal-only bill , there would be a two-year delay so they could presumably formulate a new health care law before uprooting the current system. Such steep out-of-pocket costs could make insurance unusable or unaffordable for many Americans. According to the agency's report , "many people with low income would not purchase any plan even if it had very low premiums-on net, after accounting for premium tax credits-CBO and JCT estimate".

Global Devastation as three women lose their lives in Co. Louth crash
Author: 0 Devastation as three women lose their lives in Co. Louth crash

Two men have been taken to Hospital in Drogheda with serious injuries after the accident. A 39-year-old driver and two passengers, aged 37 and 69, died. The N2 road is closed between Ardee and Aclint Bridge as Gardaí (Irish police) carry out an investigation at the scene of the crash. Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Ardee Garda Station on 041 687 1130, the Garda confidential line, 1 800 666 111 or any Garda station.

Global Trump, Lawyers Discussing Pardons, Ways To Undermine Russia Probe
Author: 0 Trump, Lawyers Discussing Pardons, Ways To Undermine Russia Probe

John Dowd , along with Jay Sekolow, will take over as the president's personal attorneys for the investigation, CNN reported . They are actively compiling a list of Mueller's alleged potential conflicts of interest, which they say could serve as a way to stymie his work, several of Trump's legal advisers said.

Global Dog helps rescue deer stranded in body of water
Author: 0 Dog helps rescue deer stranded in body of water

Storm's amazed owner managed to capture the rescue efforts as the fearless pet doggy paddles towards the stricken fawn, clasps the frightened creature gently with its jaws and then swims back to the shore. He knew what Storm went through, and felt his pain. He credited the hard part to his partner Erica Kutzing. "I don't think that I could've done it without the help of my partner", he said.

Global Erdogan: Israeli restrictions at Al-Aqsa unacceptable
Author: 0 Erdogan: Israeli restrictions at Al-Aqsa unacceptable

Police announced that Muslim men under the age of 50 are banned from the site Friday. "Women of all ages will be permitted", a police statement said . These large-scale detention raids came amidst rising tensions after Israel installed metal detectors at two of the gates leading to Al-Aqsa Mosque compound following a deadly attack.

Global Justin Bieber Banned From China For
Author: 0 Justin Bieber Banned From China For "Bad Behavior"

The Bureau replied earlier this week saying that the singer's past indiscretions made him unsuitable for Chinese audiences. The bureau didn't pick any specific incident behind this decision, but said that in order to "purify" Chinese performing arts, it has been decided that the singer's exclusion is appropriate.

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Author: 0 "It broke my heart:" Video shows teens mocking, laughing at drowning man

The video (see below) captures the 32 year old man's final moments while he desperately screams for help, while in the background teens can be heard laughing at the man. It is unclear why Dunn entered the deep water of the pond but he did it after an argument with his fiancée, Martinez said. '(The teens) were telling him they weren't going in after him and that 'you shouldn't have gone in there, " the spokesperson said.

Global Doomed GOP plan leaves health-care industry in legislative limbo
Author: 0 Doomed GOP plan leaves health-care industry in legislative limbo

The cast of lawmakers and chief executives trying their hand making health care more affordable and accessible for Americans has changed, and it isn't until the past decade that major steps, for good or ill, have been taken in the form of the Affordable Care Act , known as Obamacare .

Global Dead and 55 Injured after an Explosion of Restaurant in China
Author: 0 Dead and 55 Injured after an Explosion of Restaurant in China

Billowing flames and strong heat shattered the glass of passing vehicles, including a bus, causing most of the injuries, state-run Xinhua news agency reported . Nearby cars, taxis and buses were badly damaged in the blasts. Twelve fire engines were sent to the scene of the explosions , according to the report.

Author: 0 Donald Trump Jr. Is 'Miserable,' Wants 'These Four Years To Be Over'

Rob Goldstone, an entertainment lobbyist who set up the meeting, was also in attendance at Trump Tower. NICK SCHIFRIN: Last night, Trump blasted the media coverage, tweeting: "Fake news story of secret dinner with Putin is sick". The lack of a United States translator raised eyebrows among other leaders at the dinner who called it a "breach of national security protocol". "Toward the end, the president spoke to Putin at the dinner".

Author: 0 Deputy AG Rosenstein Stands by Decision to Fire Comey

President Donald Trump suggested Wednesday that former F.B.I. director _James Comey, whom he fired in May amid the bureau's investigation into alleged collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation, was trying to blackmail him when the two discussed the existence of the infamous Steele dossier .

Global Military preparing for operation near Syria border
Author: 0 Military preparing for operation near Syria border

Hariri spoke in parliament on Tuesday saying the government had given the military the freedom to act. Several thousand Syrian refugees occupy camps east of the town in an area known as Juroud Arsal, a barren mountainous zone between Syria and Lebanon that has served as a base for Islamic State militants, jihadists and other rebels fighting in Syria's six-year civil war.

Author: 0 14th President was always a 'frontbencher' in class

State Congress President Ashok Chavan said it was hard to determine who had cross-voted. "The election of Shri Ram Nath Kovind is a victory for the poor, downtrodden and marginalised and their aspirations", Shah said. The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh today extended heartfelt felicitations to the new president elect Mr Ramnath Kovind who was elected by an overwhelming majority today.

Global The Open Championship 2017: Weather forecast from Royal Birkdale
Author: 0 The Open Championship 2017: Weather forecast from Royal Birkdale

Poulter was sidelined for four months with a foot injury previous year, and, having dropped out of the top 50, had to play his way into the British Open by winning one of three qualifying spots. Stenson joined Johnny Miller as the only players to shoot 63 in the final round to win a major. "I think once you win one, obviously that's off your shoulder".

Global Israel weighs removal of metal detectors at heart of religious row
Author: 0 Israel weighs removal of metal detectors at heart of religious row

A senior cleric was also hurt, witnesses said . Marches have been organised throughout the day by Hamas, the Islamic Jihad and other groups, demanding that Israeli remove the metal detectors installed at the entrance of al-Aqsa. Earlier this week, Jerusalem's top Muslim leader called on all of the city's mosques to close on Friday and encourage worshippers to gather outside the gates of al-Aqsa Mosque for weekly Friday prayers.

Author: 0 Jerusalem church leaders warn against changing city's status quo

Israel has defended the detectors as a necessary security measure, one it says is used routinely at holy sites around the world. Palestinian residents of the Old City said clashes with police usually peak in the evening, when hundreds have faced off with Israeli security forces in riot gear.

Global Shankersinh Vaghela Keeps Gujarat Congress Guessing About Birthday Plans
Author: 0 Shankersinh Vaghela Keeps Gujarat Congress Guessing About Birthday Plans

However, Vaghela had responded saying, "Whoever wants to come can come and whoever does not, should not". The Congress party has advised its leaders against attending the event, which is likely to be a platform to criticise the party's leadership over preparations for the assembly polls to be held later this year.

Global Voters in Trump Counties Support His Policies, Not His Style
Author: 0 Voters in Trump Counties Support His Policies, Not His Style

Chris Murphy argued that the Democrats spend too much time talking about Russian Federation at the expense of other issues that matter to voters. The survey results suggest some reasons that Democrats have not been able to capitalize yet on voter antipathy toward Trump.

Global Rand slightly firmer after rate cut
Author: 0 Rand slightly firmer after rate cut

Only three of 23 economists in a Bloomberg survey forecast a cut. Four members voted for a reduction, while two members preferred an unchanged stance, the bank said in a statement . While he may have agreed to cut the repo rate, but in making the announcement, Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago stressed a number of concerns.

Global Care Debacle Exposes the Monster in Trump
Author: 0 Care Debacle Exposes the Monster in Trump

He is not saying when the vote will occur. In fact, as environmentalists prepare to battle President Donald Trump and the GOP in court, it is likely 2017 will be that much worse. Employers cover more than 170 million workers, dependents, and retirees. 'We were furious about the past presidential election of a man whose presidency would eventually end in disgrace with his impeachment for obstruction of justice, ' Clinton said - as members of the crowd at the liberal campus erupted ...

Global OJ Simpson to walk free from prison
Author: 0 OJ Simpson to walk free from prison

He hung his head briefly and thanked the board immediately after the announcement. "I was always a good guy, but could have been a better Christian, and my commitment to change is to be a better Christian". While the crimes were serious and deserved imprisonment, "you're a low risk to re-offend", commissioner Tony Corda told Simpson in announcing the decision.

Global Take a 'moral' stand on immigrants: Senators to Trump
Author: 0 Take a 'moral' stand on immigrants: Senators to Trump

A March 2017 CNN/ORC International poll found that seven out of ten Republicans support DREAMers being allowed to legalize in the United States. Specifically, I'm talking about McCain inspiring the GOP controlled House and Senate to approve a narrow slice of immigration legislation to protect DREAMers, a crusade launched 16 years ago by Sen.

Global Hillary still less popular than Trump
Author: 0 Hillary still less popular than Trump

The survey shows Clinton has lost popularity even among those who voted for her in the November elections. Bloomberg found that just 39 percent of Americans view Clinton favorably - that's two points lower than Mr. Given the state of the Democratic Party, the lack of good quality candidates, and the absence of a message, it seemed as if anything could happen concerning the 2018 midterms.

Global Donald Trump: Comey Used 'Golden Showers' Dossier As Leverage
Author: 0 Donald Trump: Comey Used 'Golden Showers' Dossier As Leverage

And we now know that the Session's led DOJ is shining its lights into the shadows of James Comey's subversive anti-Trump and GOP activities. Muller has a conflict of interest in the investigation, Trump said, because he interviewed for the job of FBI director the day before he was named special counsel.

Global Turkish Prime Minister Announces Cabinet Reshuffle
Author: 0 Turkish Prime Minister Announces Cabinet Reshuffle

The cabinet reshuffle is seen as a major step toward his cementing his authority and putting his mark on the government ahead of the 2019 elections. President Erdogan earlier complained of a "fatigue" within his party and voiced necessity for rejuvenation.

Author: 0 Trump, Jr,, Manafort, Kushner to testify before lawmakers next week

President Donald Trump downplayed his second, undisclosed meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin , saying the conversation consisted of "pleasantries more than anything else". While it remains uncertain whether all three of the witnesses will show, Mr. Grassley told reporters in Iowa he "didn't get any pushback" from Mr.

Global CBO says 32 million uninsured if Obamacare is repealed
Author: 0 CBO says 32 million uninsured if Obamacare is repealed

The CBO said most older people would still face higher premiums than younger people. The latest Senate version would reduce Medicaid spending by $756 billion over 10 years, rather than the original $772 billion. This would come from decreased spending for Medicaid of $842 billion by 2026, another $454 billion cut from spending on tax credits and an increase of $613 billion due to the loss of taxes on high-income people, the annual fee imposed on health insurers, and the excise taxes under ...

Author: 0 US Congress to Conduct Hearing on The Philippines Drug War

The peace process with the communist rebel group is on the rocks again. The Philippine government said Wednesday it has chose to cancel informal talks with leftist rebels scheduled "within the next few days" in Europe in the wake of the series of attacks launched by the rebels against government forces in the past few weeks.

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